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Kazakhstan Overview  

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‹ Countries Kazakhstan Last Updated: October 28, 2013 (Notes) full report Overview Kazakhstan, an oil producer since 1911, has the second largest oil ...

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Melissa Jordan  

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Melissa Jordan. Melissa Jordan ... Studies, 2002. Contact. Phone: 301-975- 3410 Email: melissa.jordan@nist.gov Fax: 301-330-2077.

2013-08-12T23:59:59.000Z

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CO2 Emissions - Jordan  

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Middle East Jordan Graphics CO2 Emissions from Jordan Data graphic Data CO2 Emissions from Jordan image Per capita CO2 Emission Estimates for Jordan...

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Jordan Shackelford  

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Jordan Shackelford Electronics, Lighting and Networks Group Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory 1 Cyclotron Road MS 90R2000 Berkeley CA 94720 Office Location: 90-2052B (510)...

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NPP Grassland: Dzhanybek, Kazakhstan  

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Dzhanybek, Kazakhstan, 1955-1989 Dzhanybek, Kazakhstan, 1955-1989 [PHOTOGRAPH] Photograph: Termite mound at Dzhanybek (click on the photo to view a larger image from this site). Data Citation Cite this data set as follows: Gilmanov, T. G. 1997. NPP Grassland: Dzhanybek, Kazakhstan, 1955-1989. Data set. Available on-line [http://www.daac.ornl.gov] from Oak Ridge National Laboratory Distributed Active Archive Center, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, U.S.A. Description Productivity of a semi-desert steppe was determined at the Dzhanybek Research Station in Kazakhstan, between 1955 and 1989. These data are part of a series of grassland data sets recently assembled and checked by Dr. Tagir Gilmanov. These data sets cover a wide range of climate and "continentality" (increasing maximum summer temperatures, decreasing

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BBSLA – Kazakhstan (032610) Kazakh (Global Version ...  

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BBSLA – Kazakhstan (032610) Kazakh (Global Version 031010) 1 BLACKBERRY SOLUTION ??????????? ???????? ????????????? ...

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BBSLA - Kazakhstan (032610) Russian (Global Version ...  

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BBSLA - Kazakhstan (032610) Russian (Global Version 031010) 1 ???????????? ?????????? ?? ????????????? ??????? ...

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Jordan Woods  

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Jordan Woods Windows and Envelope Materials Group Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory 1 Cyclotron Road MS 90R2000 Berkeley CA 94720 Office Location: 90-2052C (510) 486-4931...

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Simple Jordan conformal superalgebras  

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We classify simple finite Jordan conformal superalgebras and establish preliminary results for the classification of simple finite Jordan pseudoalgebras.

Kac, Victor G

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Stephen P. Jordan  

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Stephen Jordan's homepage at NIST in the division of applied and computational mathematics. ... Stephen P. Jordan. I study ...

2013-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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NPP Grassland: Shortandy, Kazakhstan  

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Shortandy, Kazakhstan, 1975-1980 Shortandy, Kazakhstan, 1975-1980 [PHOTOGRAPH] Photograph: Virgin typical steppe at the Shortandy grassland study site (click on the photo to view a series of images from this site). Data Citation Cite this data set as follows: Gilmanov, T. G. 1996. NPP Grassland: Shortandy, Kazakhstan, 1975-1980. Data set. Available on-line [http://www.daac.ornl.gov] from Oak Ridge National Laboratory Distributed Active Archive Center, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, U.S.A. Description Productivity of a dry steppe was determined at the Shortandy study site from 1975 to 1980. Measurement of monthly dynamics of above and below-ground live biomass and dead matter were made for each growing season (April-September). Cumulative above-ground net primary production was estimated. These data are part of a series of grassland data sets recently

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NIST Global Standards Information Jordan  

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... Regions >; Middle East/North Africa >; Jordan >. World Guide to Standards Resources: JORDAN. ... Export Resource: US Commercial Service Jordan. ...

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CO2 Emissions - Kenya  

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Africa Kenya Graphics CO2 Emissions from Kenya Data graphic Data CO2 Emissions from Kenya image Per capita CO2 Emission Estimates for Kenya...

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Register as a New User  

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... Ireland Northern, Ireland Republic of, Israel, Italy, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kirbati, Korea North, Korea South, Kosrae, Kuwait ...

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About TMS Membership: e-Memberships  

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Indonesia Iran, Islamic Rep. Iraq Jamaica Jordan Kazakhstan Kenya Kiribati Korea, Dem Rep. Kyrgyz Republic Lao PDR Lesotho Liberia. Macedonia, FYR

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Export.gov - Trade Leads  

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Guatemala Guinea Guinea-Bissau Guyana Haiti Honduras Hong Kong Hungary Iceland India Indonesia Iran Iraq Ireland Israel Italy Jamaica Japan Jordan Kazakhstan Kenya Kiribati Korea...

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Export.gov - Trade Events  

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Guatemala Guinea Guinea-Bissau Guyana Haiti Honduras Hong Kong Hungary Iceland India Indonesia Iran Iraq Ireland Israel Italy Jamaica Japan Jordan Kazakhstan Kenya Kiribati Korea...

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Total Energy - Data - U.S. Energy Information Administration...  

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Hong Kong Hungary Iceland India Indonesia Iran Iraq Ireland Israel Italy Jamaica Japan Jordan Kazakhstan Kenya Kiribati Korea, North Korea, South Kuwait Kyrgyzstan Laos Latvia...

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Ask a Scientist!  

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Hong Kong Hungary Iceland India Indonesia Iran Iraq Ireland Israel Italy Jamaica Japan Jordan Kazakhstan Kenya Kiribati Korea, South Kosovo Kuwait Kyrgyzstan Laos Latvia Lebanon...

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NIST Global Standards Information Jordan  

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... Regions >; Middle East/North Africa >; Jordan >; MENA Quality Infrastructure >. Middle ... Meeting. Jun 21 - 22, 2010 ( Amman, JORDAN ). ...

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NNSA Conducts Radiological Response Training in Kazakhstan |...  

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Radiological Response Training in Kazakhstan | National Nuclear Security Administration Our Mission Managing the Stockpile Preventing Proliferation Powering the Nuclear Navy...

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Digital Jordan curve theorems  

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Abstract. Efim Khalimsky’s digital Jordan curve theorem states that the complement of a Jordan curve in the digital plane equipped with the Khalimsky topology has exactly two connectivity components. We present a new, short proof of this theorem using induction on the Euclidean length of the curve. We also prove that the theorem holds with another topology on the digital plane but then only for a restricted class of Jordan curves. 1

Christer O. Kiselman

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Jordan Matrix Decomposition  

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which states that an arbitrary square matrix M over an algebraically closed field can be decomposed into the form M = SJS ?1 where S is an invertible matrix and J is a matrix in a Jordan canonical form, i.e. a special type of block diagonal matrix in which each block consists of Jordan blocks (see [13]).

Karol P?k

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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NNSA Conducts Radiological Response Training in Kazakhstan |...  

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(I-RAPTER) training in Almaty, Kazakhstan. The training, held at the Institute of Nuclear Physics in Almaty, included using radiation detection equipment to locate hidden...

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Jordan-Algebren  

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onal Lie type. This theorem is proved using the work of E. Zelmanov and of Smirnov on simple Lie algebras with finite gradings. J.A. Anquela Outer inheritance in Jordan systems We show that outer ideals of Jordan algebras, pairs and triple systems inherit nondegeneracy, strong primeness and primitivity. When dealing with pairs and triple systems, our results are based on the use of local algebras and the results on the inheritance of regularity by ample outer ideals of Jordan algebras due to K. McCrimmon [Outer Inheritance in Jordan Algebras, Comm. Algebra (to appear)]. As a corollary, we manage to remove ampleness as a hypothesis when dealing with outer ideals of Jordan algebras. G. Benkart Extended affine Lie algebras The extended affine Lie algebras (EALAs) are natural generalizations of the finitedimensional simple complex Lie algebras and the affine Lie algebras. We survey their recent classification. EALAs are close

An Der Tagung; Mathematisches Forschungsinstitut Oberwolfach; B. Allison; J. A. Anquela

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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On Jordan's measurements  

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The Jordan measure, the Jordan curve theorem, as well as the other generic references to Camille Jordan's (1838-1922) achievements highlight that the latter can hardly be reduced to the "great algebraist" whose masterpiece, the Trait\\'e des substitutions et des equations alg\\'ebriques, unfolded the group-theoretical content of \\'Evariste Galois's work. The present paper appeals to the database of the reviews of the Jahrbuch \\"uber die Fortschritte der Mathematik (1868-1942) for providing an overview of Jordan's works. On the one hand, we shall especially investigate the collective dimensions in which Jordan himself inscribed his works (1860-1922). On the other hand, we shall address the issue of the collectives in which Jordan's works have circulated (1860-1940). Moreover, the time-period during which Jordan has been publishing his works, i.e., 1860-1922, provides an opportunity to investigate some collective organizations of knowledge that pre-existed the development of object-oriented disciplines such as gr...

Brechenmacher, Frederic

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Export.gov - Home Kazakhstan - Welcome Page  

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€ÑƒÑÑÐºÐ¸Ð¹ €ÑƒÑÑÐºÐ¸Ð¹ Register | Manage Account Search Our Site Click to Search Our Site Export.gov Home Opportunities By Industry By Country Market Research Trade Events Trade Leads Free Trade Agreements Solutions International Sales & Marketing International Financing International Logistics Licenses & Regulations Trade Data & Analysis Trade Problems Locations Domestic Offices International Offices FAQ Blog Connect Home > Kazakhstan Local Time in Astana: Print | E-mail Page Kazakhstan Kazakhstan Home Doing Business in Kazakhstan Services for U.S. Companies Trade Events Business Services Providers On-line IP Education Course Central Asia Corner Northern Distribution Network About CS Kazakhstan Internship Program Contact Us Our Worldwide Network About us Press Room Other Worldwide Markets

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Kazakhstan HEU Removal | National Nuclear Security Administration  

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Kazakhstan HEU Removal | National Nuclear Security Administration Kazakhstan HEU Removal | 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 > content > Four-Year Plan > Kazakhstan HEU Removal Kazakhstan HEU Removal Location Kazakhstan United States 48° 59' 44.1492" N, 67° 3' 37.9692" E See map: Google Maps Printer-friendly version Printer-friendly version

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Powers of Elements in Jordan Loops  

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A Jordan loop is a commutative loop satisfying the Jordan identity $(x^2 y) x = x^2 (y x)$. We establish several identities involving powers in Jordan loops and show that there is no nonassociative Jordan loop of order $9$.

Pula, Kyle

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Compiling RES Legislation for Kazakhstan | Open Energy Information  

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Compiling RES Legislation for Kazakhstan Compiling RES Legislation for Kazakhstan Jump to: navigation, search Name Compiling RES Legislation for Kazakhstan Agency/Company /Organization Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership, United Nations Development Programme Sector Energy Focus Area Renewable Energy Topics Implementation, Policies/deployment programs, Background analysis Website http://www.reeep.org/127/laws. Country Kazakhstan UN Region Central Asia References Compiling RES Legislation for Kazakhstan[1] Compiling RES Legislation for Kazakhstan Potential of renewable energy sources usage in the Republic of Kazakhstan Report on Benefits of RES to Energy Sector in Kazakhstan (Kyoto) References ↑ "Compiling RES Legislation for Kazakhstan" Retrieved from "http://en.openei.org/w/index.php?title=Compiling_RES_Legislation_for_Kazakhstan&oldid=328567"

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Generic and maximal Jordan types  

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Mar 7, 2007 ... •(G,k) we exhibit a “generic Jordan type” of M. In the very special ... specializes to the non-trivial observation that the Jordan type obtained by.

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Transfinite partitions of Jordan curves  

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The w-asymmetry induced by transfinite partitions makes it impossible for Jordan curves to have an infinite length.

Antonio Leon

2006-08-21T23:59:59.000Z

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Quantum Gauss Jordan Elimination  

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In this paper we construct the Quantum Gau\\ss Jordan Elimination (QGJE) Algorithm and estimate the complexity time of computation of Reduced Row Echelon Form (RREF) of an $N\\times N$ matrix using QGJE procedure. The main theorem asserts that QGJE has computation time of order $2^{N/2}$.

Do Ngoc Diep; Do Hoang Giang

2005-11-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Novikov-Jordan algebras  

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Algebras with identity $(a\\star b)\\star (c\\star d) -(a\\star d)\\star(c\\star b)$ $=(a,b,c)\\star d-(a,d,c)\\star b$ are studied. Novikov algebras under Jordan multiplication and Leibniz dual algebras satisfy this identity. If algebra with such identity has unit, then it is associative and commutative.

A. S. Dzhumadil'daev

2002-02-05T23:59:59.000Z

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Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Seminar in Kazakhstan | Open Energy  

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Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Seminar in Kazakhstan Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Seminar in Kazakhstan Jump to: navigation, search Logo: Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Seminar in Kazakhstan Name Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Seminar in Kazakhstan Agency/Company /Organization U.S. Department of Energy Partner Ministry of Industry and New Technologies of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, National Renewable Energy Laboratory Focus Area Energy Efficiency Resource Type Workshop Program Start 2010 Program End 2010 Country Kazakhstan Central Asia References U.S. Kazakhstan Energy Partnership[1] Abstract Under the auspices of the U.S.-Kazakhstan Energy Partnership, the Ministry of Industry and New Technologies and the U.S. Department of Energy hosted a seminar to address barriers and incentives for renewable energy and energy efficiency.

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Kazakhstan - Analysis - U.S. Energy Information Administration ...  

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Greenhouse gas data, voluntary report- ing, electric power ... by the Kazakhstan's Electricity Grid Operating ... regional electricity distribution .. ...

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Kazakhstan: Energy Resources | Open Energy Information  

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Kazakhstan: Energy Resources Kazakhstan: Energy Resources Jump to: navigation, search Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"TERRAIN","zoom":5,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"390px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":48,"lon":68,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Bilipschitz Homogeneity and Jordan Curves.  

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??We analyze Jordan curves in the plane that are bilipschitz homogeneous with respect to Euclidean distance and/or inner diameter distance. We begin our analysis from… (more)

Freeman, David M.

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Gauss-Jordan Elimination - CECM  

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Gauss-Jordan Elimination. This example, from the Finite Mathematics & Applied Calculus Resource Page, uses JavaScript to calculate the effect of row ...

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JORDAN DOMAINS ARE CAT(0)  

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Abstract. For a Jordan domain in the plane the length metric space of points connected to an interior point by a curve of finite length is a cat(0) space. With respect to the cone topology, that space plus its boundary at infinity is topologically the same as the original Jordan domain. 1.

Richard L. Bishop

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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NREL: Energy Analysis - Jordan Macknick  

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Jordan Macknick Jordan Macknick Photo of Jordan Macknick Jordan Macknick is a member of the Energy Forecasting and Modeling Group in the Strategic Energy Analysis Center. Energy and Environmental Analyst On staff since September 2009 Phone number: 303-275-3828 E-mail: jordan.macknick@nrel.gov Areas of expertise Renewable energy technological characterizations Database development Policy analysis Primary research interests Interface of energy and water in policy planning Environmental impacts of renewable energy technologies Renewable energy deployment in developing countries Education and background training M.E.Sc. in transboundary natural resource policy, Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, New Haven, CT, 2009 B.A. in mathematics and environmental studies, Hamline University,

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Jordan Isomorphisms and Jordan Derivations of Prime Rings with characteristic 2.  

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??In this thesis, we describe the Jordan isomorphisms and Jordan derivations on prime rings of characteristic 2. We prove that every Jordan isomorphism of Mn(F),n… (more)

Tsai, Chia-Fang

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Central-local transfers in Kenya - Options for incremental reform  

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Government Printer. Kenya, Republic of (1996) EconomicGovernment Printer. Kenya, Republic of (1995) StatisticalNairobi: Government Printer. Kenya, Republic of (1994) Kenya

Crane, Randall

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Kazakhstan-Clean Technology Fund (CTF) | Open Energy Information  

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Kazakhstan-Clean Technology Fund (CTF) Kazakhstan-Clean Technology Fund (CTF) Jump to: navigation, search Name Climate Technology Fund (CTF) Agency/Company /Organization African Development Bank, Asian Development Bank, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, Inter-American Development Bank, World Bank Sector Climate, Energy Focus Area Energy Efficiency, Geothermal, Transportation Topics Background analysis, Finance, Implementation, Low emission development planning, Market analysis Website http://www.climateinvestmentfu Country Kazakhstan Central Asia References Kazakhstan-CTF Investment Plan[1] Climate Technology Fund (CTF) Screenshot Overview "The Clean Technology Fund (CTF), one of two Climate Investment Funds, promotes scaled-up financing for demonstration, deployment and transfer of

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NNSA and Kazakhstan Complete Operation to Eliminate Highly Enriched...  

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Flickr RSS Twitter YouTube NNSA and Kazakhstan Complete Operation to Eliminate Highly Enriched Uranium | National Nuclear Security Administration Our Mission Managing the Stockpile...

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Kazakhstan consortium achieves first oil production from Kashagan ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Wind › Geothermal › ... This represents most of Kazakhstan's offshore proved oil reserves and is roughly equivalent to Brazil's entire proved oil reserves, ...

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La forma canonica di Jordan.  

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??Il lavoro riguarda la forma canonica di Jordan. Nella prima parte c'è un breve riepilogo di nozioni fondamentali sull'algebra lineare e nel seguito c'è nel… (more)

Bof, Nicoletta

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Kenya | OpenEI  

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Kenya Kenya Dataset Summary Description (Abstract): The Kenya Country Report describes the energy situation in Kenys and identifies solar and wind energy opportunities. (Purpose): To influence investment decisions by promoting and supporting renewable energy by overcoming informational barriers in solar and wind energy financing. Source Daniel Theuri - SWERA National Team Date Released November 23rd, 2008 (5 years ago) Date Updated Unknown Keywords documentation Kenya renewable energy solar SWERA UNEP wind Data application/pdf icon Download Report (pdf, 9.3 MiB) Quality Metrics Level of Review Some Review Comment Temporal and Spatial Coverage Frequency Time Period 2008 License License Open Data Commons Public Domain Dedication and Licence (PDDL) Comment Rate this dataset

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NPP Grassland: Nairobi, Kenya  

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Nairobi, Kenya, 1984-1994 Nairobi, Kenya, 1984-1994 [PHOTOGRAPH] Photograph: Canopy reflectance measurement within the Nairobi site (click on the photo to view a series of images from this site. Data Citation Cite this data set as follows: Kinyamario, J. I. 1996. NPP Grassland: Nairobi, Kenya, 1984-1994. Data set. Available on-line [http://www.daac.ornl.gov] from Oak Ridge National Laboratory Distributed Active Archive Center, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, U.S.A. Description Net primary production of a savanna grassland in Nairobi National Park, Kenya, was determined from 1984 to the present by monitoring monthly dynamics of live biomass and dead matter, above and below-ground, together with monthly litter bag estimates of decomposition rates above and below-ground. The method for calculating net primary production accounted

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Energy Conditions in Jordan Frame  

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The null energy condition, in its usual form, can appear to be violated by transformations in the conformal frame of the metric. We propose a generalization of the form of the null energy condition to Jordan frame, in which matter is non-minimally coupled, which reduces to the familiar form in Einstein frame. Using our version of the null energy condition, we provide a direct proof of the second law of black hole thermodynamics in Jordan frame.

Saugata Chatterjee; Damien A. Easson; Maulik Parikh

2012-12-27T23:59:59.000Z

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`Mixed' Jordan-Lie Superalgebra  

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An algebra A not encountered in either the usual algebraic varieties or supervarieties is introduced. A is a graded and deformed version of the quaternions, with structure similar to that of a Jordan-Lie superalgebra as defined by Okubo and Kamiya, but it is shown to be neither that of a purely associative Lie superalgebra, nor that of a purely antiassociative Jordan-Lie superalgebra. Rather, it exhibits a novel kind of associativity, here called `ordered graded associativity', that is somewhat `in between' pure associativity and pure antiassociativity. In addition to graded associativity, the generators of A obey graded commutation relations encountered in both the usual Lie superalgebras and in graded Jordan-Lie algebras. They also satisfy new graded Jacobi identities that combine characteristics of the Jacobis obeyed by the generators of ungraded Lie, graded Lie and graded Jordan-Lie algebras. Mainly due to these three features, A is called a `mixed' Jordan-Lie superalgebra. The present paper defines A and compares it with the Jordan-Lie superalgebra defined by Okubo and Kamiya.

Ioannis Raptis

2001-10-25T23:59:59.000Z

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Lowner's Operator and Spectral Functions in Euclidean Jordan ...  

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Dec 26, 2004 ... Lowner's Operator and Spectral Functions in Euclidean Jordan Algebras ... functions under the framework of Euclidean Jordan algebras.

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Kazakhstan Climate Change Coordination Center | Open Energy Information  

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Kazakhstan Climate Change Coordination Center Kazakhstan Climate Change Coordination Center Jump to: navigation, search Name Kazakhstan Climate Change Coordination Center Address 48 Abai Street, Room 102 Astana (473000) Kazakhstan Place Kazakhstan Coordinates 51.169482°, 71.4363563° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":51.169482,"lon":71.4363563,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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US-Kazakhstan Energy Partnership | Open Energy Information  

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Energy Partnership Energy Partnership Jump to: navigation, search Logo: US-Kazakhstan Energy Partnership Name US-Kazakhstan Energy Partnership Agency/Company /Organization U.S. Department of Energy Partner National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, KZ Ministry of Industry and New Technology Sector Energy Focus Area Energy Efficiency, Buildings, - Building Energy Efficiency, Wind, Industry Topics Background analysis Resource Type Software/modeling tools, Workshop, Training materials, Lessons learned/best practices Program Start 2009 Program End 2011 Country Kazakhstan Central Asia References NREL International Program [1] Abstract The US-Kazakhstan Energy Partnership is a bilateral initiative developed by US Deputy Secretary of Energy Daniel Poneman and the Republic of Kazakhstan's Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources Sauat Mynbayev.

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A Note on the Jordan Canonical Form  

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A proof of the Jordan canonical form, suitable for a first course in linear algebra, is given. The proof includes the uniqueness of the number and sizes of the Jordan blocks.

Azad, H

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A simple proof of Jordan normal form  

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In this note, a simple proof Jordan normal form and rational form of matrices over a field is given.

Chen, Yuqun

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Kazakhstan-Integrated Approaches to the Development of Climate Friendly  

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Kazakhstan-Integrated Approaches to the Development of Climate Friendly Kazakhstan-Integrated Approaches to the Development of Climate Friendly Economies in Central Asia Jump to: navigation, search Name Kazakhstan-Integrated Approaches to the Development of Climate Friendly Economies in Central Asia Agency/Company /Organization German Institute for Economic Research (DIW) Partner Central Asian Regional Environmental Center (CAREC) Sector Climate Focus Area Renewable Energy, Agriculture, Buildings, Energy Efficiency, Food Supply, Industry, People and Policy Topics - Energy Access, - Energy Security, Implementation, Low emission development planning, -LEDS, Market analysis, Pathways analysis Website http://www.diw-econ.de/en/exam Program Start 2011 Program End 2013 Country Kazakhstan Central Asia References DIW - Berlin[1]

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Kazakhstan-Climate Technology Initiative Private Financing Advisory Network  

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Kazakhstan-Climate Technology Initiative Private Financing Advisory Network Kazakhstan-Climate Technology Initiative Private Financing Advisory Network (CTI PFAN) Jump to: navigation, search Logo: Kazakhstan-Climate Technology Initiative Private Financing Advisory Network (CTI PFAN) Name Kazakhstan-Climate Technology Initiative Private Financing Advisory Network (CTI PFAN) Agency/Company /Organization Climate Technology Initiative (CTI), United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership (REEEP) Partner International Centre for Environmental Technology Transfer Sector Energy Focus Area Agriculture, Biomass, - Biofuels, - Landfill Gas, - Waste to Energy, Buildings, Energy Efficiency, Forestry, Geothermal, Greenhouse Gas, Solar, Transportation, Water Power, Wind Topics Adaptation, Co-benefits assessment, - Energy Access, - Environmental and Biodiversity, - Health, - Macroeconomic, Finance, Implementation, Low emission development planning, -NAMA, -TNA

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Kazakhstan-Enhancing Capacity for Low Emission Development Strategies  

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Kazakhstan-Enhancing Capacity for Low Emission Development Strategies Kazakhstan-Enhancing Capacity for Low Emission Development Strategies (EC-LEDS) Jump to: navigation, search Name Kazakhstan-Enhancing Capacity for Low Emission Development Strategies (EC-LEDS) Agency/Company /Organization United States Agency for International Development, United States Environmental Protection Agency, United States Department of Energy, United States Department of Agriculture, United States Department of State Sector Climate, Energy, Land Topics Low emission development planning, -LEDS Program Start 2010 Program End 2016 Country Kazakhstan Central Asia References EC-LEDS[1] Contents 1 Overview 2 Framework 3 Lessons Learned and Good Practices 4 Progress and Outcomes 5 Fact Sheet 6 References Overview "Enhancing Capacity for Low Emission Development Strategies (EC-LEDS) is a

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Nuclear elements in Banach Jordan pairs Ottmar Loos  

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Nuclear elements in Banach Jordan pairs Ottmar Loos Abstract We introduce nuclear elements in Banach Jordan pairs, generalizing the nuclear elements Jordan pairs and show that the trace form Trintroduced in [3] may be extended to the nuclear

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Authority, polity, and tenuous elites in Iron Age Edom (Jordan)  

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the Iron Age in southern Jordan (Shef?eld), 47–54. knauf, e.at Tawilan in southern Jordan (Oxford). bienkowski, p.the Iron Age in southern Jordan: A framework. In Bienkowski,

Porter, Benjamin W.

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The Developmental and Democratic Challenges of Postcolonial Kenya  

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nation, the dawn of Kenya's ‘Second Republic’. REFERENCESpolitics of public order in Kenya. ” African Affairs 102,Hanged: The Dirty War in Kenya and the End of Empire. New

Zeleza, Paul Tiyambe

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City-Scale Transport Modeling: An Approach for Nairobi, Kenya  

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Public Transport Patterns in Kenya: A Case S tudy of NairobiCity. Special Report No. 7. Nairobi, Kenya:Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis.

Daganzo, C. F.; Li, Yuwei; Gonzales, Eric J.; Geroliminis, Nikolas

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ENERGY DEMAND AND CONSERVATION IN KENYA: INITIAL APPRAISAL  

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of Statistics d) Nairobi, Kenya. See also Estimates ofDEMAND AND CONSERVATION IN KENYA: INITIAL APPRAISAL LeeDemand and Conservation in Kenya: Initial Appraisal Lee

Schipper, Lee

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The Future of Pastoralism in Turkana District, Kenya  

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Development and Famine Risk in Kenya Maasai Land. Doctoralin Turkana District, Kenya by J. Michael Halderman Responsein Turkana District, Kenya. ” Response to a request for

Halderman, John Michael

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The Geometry of Jordan Matrix Models  

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We elucidate the geometry of matrix models based on simple formally real Jordan algebras. Such Jordan algebras give rise to a nonassociative geometry that is a generalization of Lorentzian geometry. We emphasize constructions for the exceptional Jordan algebra and the exceptional Jordan C*-algebra and describe the projective spaces related to the exceptional cubic matrix model and the E_6 matrix model. The resulting projective spaces are shown to be exceptional versions of projective twistor space, thus revealing the existence of exceptional twistor string theories that are dual to octonionic matrix models.

Michael Rios

2005-03-08T23:59:59.000Z

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Optimization Online - Jordan-algebraic aspects of nonconvex ...  

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Oct 20, 2004 ... Jordan-algebraic aspects of nonconvex optimization over symmetric ... Abstract: We illustrate the usefulness of Jordan-algebraic technique for ...

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Fischer-Burmeister Complementarity Function on Euclidean Jordan ...  

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Nov 29, 2007 ... Keywords: Fischer-Burmeister function, Euclidean Jordan algebra, strong ... Abbreviated Title: FB C-function on Euclidean Jordan algebras.

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Löwner's Operator and Spectral Functions in Euclidean Jordan ...  

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Dec 24, 2004 ... spectral functions under the framework of Euclidean Jordan algebras. ... over any symmetric cone defined in a Euclidean Jordan algebra is ...

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

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Jordan, unlike its immediate neighbors, does not possess significant energy resources. As of January 2013, the Oil & Gas Journal estimated Jordan's proved oil ...

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Jordan-algebraic aspects of nonconvex optimization over symmetric ...  

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We illustrate the usefulness of Jordan algebraic technique for. nonconvex ... Jordan-algebraic technique proved to be very useful for the analysis of convex.

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Fischer-Burmeister Complementarity Function on Euclidean Jordan ...  

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Dec 12, 2007 ... Keywords: Fischer-Burmeister function, Euclidean Jordan algebra, Lipschitz ... Abbreviated Title: FB C-function on Euclidean Jordan algebras.

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Jordan-algebraic aspects of optimization:randomization  

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Jun 29, 2007 ... straints on the (Jordan-algebraic) rank of the solution. ... Jordan-algebraic technique proved to be very useful for the analysis of opti- mization ...

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TRANSFINITE PARTITIONS OF JORDAN CURVES  

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Abstract. The ?-asymmetry induced by transfinite partitions makes it impossible for Jordan curves to have an infinite length. 1. ?-asymmetry As we known from the XVIII century, ?-partitions (as we call them nowadays) of finite line segments are only possible if the successive adjacent parts of the ?-partition are of a decreasing length. This inevitable restriction induces a huge asymmetry in the very partition. In fact, whatever be the length of the ?-partitioned line segment and whatever be the ?-partition, all its parts, except a finite number of them, will necessarily lie within an arbitrarily small final segment. For the sake of illustration, consider an ?-partition of a 10 30 light years length segment-the assumed diameter of the universe. Whatever be the ?-partition of this enormous line segment all its infinitely many parts, except a finite number of them, will inevitably lie within a final segment inconceivable less than, for instance, Planck length ( ? 10 ?33 cm). There is no way of performing a more equitable partition if the partition has to be ?-ordered. Thus, ?-partitions are ?-asymmetrical. For the same reason it is impossible to consider two proper points in the real line R separated by an infinite euclidean distance, in spite of the assumed infiniteness of the real line. The above simply unaesthetic consequences of ?-partitions become a little more controversial if the partitioned object is a closed line as a Jordan curve. The objective of the following short discussion is just to examine one of those consequences. Figure 1. A cosmic ?-asymmetry. The ?-order makes it impossible a more equitable distribution of the available space. 1 2 Transfinite partitions of Jordan Curves 2. Transfinite partitions of Jordan Curves Let f(x) be a real valued function whose graph is a Jordan Curve J in the euclidean plane R2. If a and b are any two J’s points, we will write L(a, b) to denote the length of the J’s arc ãb whose endpoints are a and b. That is to say: b ? L(a, b) = 1 + (f(x)?) 2dx (1)

Antonio Leon Sanchez; I. E. S. Francisco; Salinas Salamanca

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Kazakhstan's Energy in Foreign Policy : Oil and Gas in the Multi-vector Policy.  

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??This thesis examines the relationship between Kazakhstan’s oil and gas resources and its multi-vector foreign policy. The relationship is explored by studying how oil and… (more)

Henriksen, Karl Erik Bragtvedt

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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U.S. and Kazakhstan Strengthen Energy Ties During Secretary Bodman...  

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Kazakhstan Strengthen Energy Ties During Secretary Bodman's Visit U.S. and Kazakhstan Strengthen Energy Ties During Secretary Bodman's Visit March 14, 2006 - 11:51am Addthis Meets...

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Chevron near green light to tap supergiant Tengiz in Kazakhstan  

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Chevron Crop. may soon have a green light to proceed with its Tengiz project in the former Soviet republic of Kazakhstan. The company confirmed an earlier announcement in Alma Ata that it signed a protocol agreeing to principles of cooperation with Kazakhstan on exploration an oil field development. Chevron and Kazakh officials are preparing documents for signature that will enable the project to move forward. The action caps more than 2 years of discussion with officials of the former Soviet Union as well post-Soviet Russia and Kazakhstan. This paper reports that Chevron's original proposal called for it to add Tengiz to its existing Caspian Sea joint venture. The venture, Tengizchevroil, was to involve exploration and production in an area of about 8,900 sq miles and include Tengiz. It would have to construct an oil and gas processing plant with special desulfurization capabilities for each 65,000 b/d of production.

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BBSLA – Jordan (031210) English (Global Version 031010) 1 ...  

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BBSLA – Jordan (031210) English (Global Version 031010) 1 BLACKBERRY SOLUTION LICENSE AGREEMENT PLEASE READ THIS ...

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Technology and social process : oscillations in Iron Age copper production and power in Southern Jordan  

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Archaeology of Edom, Southern Jordan - Surveys, ExcavationsLandscape Survey, Southern Jordan (pp. 199-226). Oxford:Landscape Survey, Southern Jordan . Oxford: Oxbow Books;

Ben-Yosef, Erez

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Tribes and the Formation of Social Inequality : : a Case Study from Central Jordan  

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riots contained via tribal mediation. In Jordan Times.jordantimes.com. Amman, Jordan. Baines, John, and NormanKhirbat Dubab in the Wadi Hasa, Jordan: the Pottery. Levant.

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Jordan C*-Algebras and Supergravity  

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It is known that black hole charge vectors of N=8 and magic N=2 supergravity in four and five dimensions can be represented as elements of Jordan algebras of degree three over the octonions and split-octonions and their Freudenthal triple systems. We show both such Jordan algebras are contained in the exceptional Jordan C*-algebra and construct its corresponding Freudenthal triple system and single variable extension. The transformation groups for these structures give rise to the complex forms of the U-duality groups for N=8 and magic N=2 supergravities in three, four and five dimensions.

Michael Rios

2010-05-19T23:59:59.000Z

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Chaotic inflation in Jordan frame supergravity  

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We consider the inflationary scenario with non-minimal coupling in 4D Jordan frame supergravity. We find that there occurs a tachyonic instability along the direction of the accompanying non-inflaton field in generic Jordan frame supergravity models. We propose a higher order correction to the Jordan frame function for solving the tachyonic mass problem and show that the necessary correction can be naturally generated by the heavy thresholds without spoiling the slow-roll conditions. We discuss the implication of the result on the Higgs inflation in NMSSM.

Hyun Min Lee

2010-05-16T23:59:59.000Z

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Jordan algebras and orthogonal polynomials  

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We illustrate how Jordan algebras can provide a framework for the interpretation of certain classes of orthogonal polynomials. The big -1 Jacobi polynomials are eigenfunctions of a first order operator of Dunkl type. We consider an algebra that has this operator (up to constants) as one of its three generators and whose defining relations are given in terms of anticommutators. It is a special case of the Askey-Wilson algebra AW(3). We show how the structure and recurrence relations of the big -1 Jacobi polynomials are obtained from the representations of this algebra. We also present ladder operators for these polynomials and point out that the big -1 Jacobi polynomials satisfy the Hahn property with respect to a generalized Dunkl operator.

Satoshi Tsujimoto; Luc Vinet; Alexei Zhedanov

2011-08-17T23:59:59.000Z

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BLG theory with generalized Jordan triple systems  

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We use a generalized Jordan algebra of the second kind to study the recently proposed BLG theory of multiple M2-branes. We find the restriction imposed on the ternary product from its consistency with the BLG theory.

Sudipto Paul Chowdhury; Subir Mukhopadhyay; Koushik Ray

2009-03-17T23:59:59.000Z

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Contemporary Climate Change in the Jordan Valley  

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This study examines the climate changes that have occurred in the 40 years since the publication of Jehuda Neumann's classic climatological studies of the energy and water balance of the natural water bodies of the Jordan Valley. The measurements ...

Shabtai Cohen; Gerald Stanhill

1996-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Jordan structures in mathematics and physics  

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The aim of this paper is to offer an overview of the most important applications of Jordan structures inside mathematics and also to physics, up-dated references being included. For a more detailed treatment of this topic see - especially - the recent book Iordanescu [364w], where sugestions for further developments are given through many open problems, comments and remarks pointed out throughout the text. Nowadays, mathematics becomes more and more nonassociative and my prediction is that in few years nonassociativity will govern mathematics and applied sciences. Keywords: Jordan algebra, Jordan triple system, Jordan pair, JB-, JB*-, JBW-, JBW*-, JH*-algebra, Ricatti equation, Riemann space, symmetric space, R-space, octonion plane, projective plane, Barbilian space, Tzitzeica equation, quantum group, B\\"acklund-Darboux transformation, Hopf algebra, Yang-Baxter equation, KP equation, Sato Grassmann manifold, genetic algebra, random quadratic form.

Radu Iordanescu

2011-06-22T23:59:59.000Z

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Generalizations of Jordan Algebras and Malcev Algebras  

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We introduce two classes of nonassociative algebras and define the building blocks in the context of the new nonassociative algebras. My generalizations of Jordan Algebras and Malcev Algebras come from Z2algebras which lead to my attention in exploring the curiosity to generalize Lie algebras. The definitions of the generalized Jordan Algebras and the generalized Malcev Algebras are based on two passages. One passage is from associative Z2algebras to generalized Jordan Algebras. The other passage is from alternative Z2-algebras to generalized Malcev Algebras. In this paper, all vector spaces are vector spaces over fields of characteristic not two and three, and all associative algebras have an identity. 1 Generalized Jordan Algebras We begin this section with the following definition. Definition 1.1 Let A = A0 ? A1 (as vector spaces) be an algebra. (i) A is called a Z2-algebra if

Keqin Liu

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Jordan Algebras and Extremal Black Holes  

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We review various properties of the exceptional Euclidean Jordan algebra of degree three. Euclidean Jordan algebras of degree three and their corresponding Freudenthal triple systems were recently shown to be intimately related to extremal black holes in N=2, d=4 homogeneous supergravities. Using a novel type of eigenvalue problem with eigenmatrix solutions, we elucidate the rich matrix geometry underlying the exceptional N=2, d=4 homogeneous supergravity and explore the relations to extremal black holes.

Michael Rios

2007-03-27T23:59:59.000Z

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Defining quantumness via the Jordan product  

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We propose alternative definitions of classical states and quantumness witnesses by focusing on the algebra of observables of the system. A central role will be assumed by the anticommutator of the observables, namely the Jordan product. This approach turns out to be suitable for generalizations to infinite dimensional systems. We then show that the whole algebra of observables can be generated by three elements by repeated application of the Jordan product.

Paolo Facchi; Leonardo Ferro; Giuseppe Marmo; Saverio Pascazio

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Reduction of Lie--Jordan algebras: Quantum  

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In this paper we present a theory of reduction of quantum systems in the presence of symmetries and constraints. The language used is that of Lie--Jordan Banach algebras, which are discussed in some detail together with spectrum properties and the space of states. The reduced Lie--Jordan Banach algebra is characterized together with the Dirac states on the physical algebra of observables.

F. Falceto; L. Ferro; A. Ibort; G. Marmo

2013-09-16T23:59:59.000Z

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U.S. Works With Kazakhstan to Stop Nuclear and Radioactive Material  

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Works With Kazakhstan to Stop Nuclear and Radioactive Material Works With Kazakhstan to Stop Nuclear and Radioactive Material Smuggling U.S. Works With Kazakhstan to Stop Nuclear and Radioactive Material Smuggling May 6, 2006 - 10:34am Addthis WASHINGTON, DC - As part of the overall U.S. strategy to prevent nuclear and dangerous radiological materials from falling into the hands of terrorists, the Department of Energy's National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) announced today that an agreement with the government of Kazakhstan had been signed to create a partnership under the Second Line of Defense program. U.S. Ambassador Ordway joined Kazakhstan Customs Control Committee Chairman Askar Shakirov in signing the accord. The agreement will pave the way for NNSA to work collaboratively with the Kazakhstan Customs Control Committee

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Jordan-World Bank Climate Projects | Open Energy Information  

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World Bank Climate Projects World Bank Climate Projects Jump to: navigation, search Name Jordan-World Bank Climate Projects Agency/Company /Organization World Bank Sector Energy Focus Area Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy, Biomass, Wind Topics Background analysis Country Jordan Western Asia References World Bank project database[1] Contents 1 World Bank Active Climate Projects in Jordan 1.1 Jordan Energy Efficiency 1.2 Promotion of a Wind Power Market 1.3 JO-Amman Landfill Gas Recovery 1.4 Integrated Ecosystems in the Jordan Rift Valley 2 References World Bank Active Climate Projects in Jordan Jordan Energy Efficiency (1M) GEF Medium Sized Program Promotion of a Wind Power Market (6M) Global Environment Project JO-Amman Landfill Gas Recovery (15M) Carbon Offset Integrated Ecosystems in the Jordan Rift Valley (6.15M) Global

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Global Nuclear Energy Partnership Members Convene in Jordan For...  

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Members Convene in Jordan For Second Steering Group Meeting Global Nuclear Energy Partnership Members Convene in Jordan For Second Steering Group Meeting May 15, 2008 - 12:00pm...

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Kazakhstan-Supporting RBEC Transition to Low-Emission Development | Open  

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Kazakhstan-Supporting RBEC Transition to Low-Emission Development Kazakhstan-Supporting RBEC Transition to Low-Emission Development Jump to: navigation, search Name Kazakhstan-Supporting RBEC Transition to Low-Emission Development Agency/Company /Organization United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), UNDP Bratislava Regional Center Partner Interministerial committees headed by the national focal point on climate change Sector Climate, Energy Focus Area Renewable Energy, Non-renewable Energy, Agriculture, Biomass, Buildings, Economic Development, Greenhouse Gas, Industry, People and Policy, Transportation Topics Background analysis, Baseline projection, Co-benefits assessment, Low emission development planning, -LEDS Website http://europeandcis.undp.org/e Program Start 2010 Program End 2012 Country Kazakhstan

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Radiological Conditions at the Semipalatinsk Test Site, Kazakhstan: Preliminary Assessment and Recommendations for Further Study  

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This is a review of the book ''Radiological Conditions at the Semipalatinsk Test Site, Kazakhstan: Preliminary Assessment and Recommendations for Further Study.''

Napier, Bruce A. (BATTELLE (PACIFIC NW LAB))

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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

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Country energy information, detailed and overviews. ... Country Analysis Note. Jordan, unlike its immediate neighbors, does not possess significant energy resources.

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New Directions in Gender and Sexuality Studies: Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, Rebecca Jordan-Young, and Alondra Nelson Will Be Featured in Winter Quarter  

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Chakravorty Spivak, Rebecca Jordan-Young, and Alondra NelsonUniversity, Rebecca Jordan-Young, Associate Professor ofan embarrassment. Rebecca Jordan-Young Rebecca Jordan-Young

McLean, Lindsey; Johnson, Jane’a

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Surrogates for Government? NGOs and the State in Kenya  

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Barkan, Joel et al. 2003. Kenya in Transition. World Bank:Crime and Insecurity in Kenya: The Case of Nairobi, 1985?Arthur. 1979. The Economy of Kenya: The Kenyatta Era. Oxford

Brass, Jennifer Naomi

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Hom-alternative algebras and Hom-Jordan algebras  

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The purpose of this paper is to introduce Hom-alternative algebras and Hom-Jordan algebras. We discuss some of their properties and provide construction procedures using ordinary alternative algebras or Jordan algebras. Also, we show that a polarization of Hom-associative algebra leads to Hom-Jordan algebra.

Makhlouf, Abdenacer

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Un portrait kal\\'eidoscopique du jeune Camille Jordan  

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This paper aims to provide an overview of recent researches studies on Camille Jordan's early works (1860-1870). We especially shed new light on the relation between Galois and Jordan by discussing the collective dimensions of Jordan's works and their receptions.

Brechenmacher, Frederic

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Identification of malaria transmission and epidemic hotspots in the Western Kenya highlands: its application to malaria epidemic prediction.  

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of the Director, Kenya Medical Research Institute, Kisumu.Control Research, Kenya Medical Research Institute, P. O.Nakuru, Kenya. 3 Kenya Medical Research Institute/Walter

Wanjala, Christine L; Waitumbi, John; Zhou, Guofa; Githeko, Andrew K

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

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... about 16 percent of Kenya's population has access to electricity. ... geothermal accounted for almost 20 percent of Kenya's total electricity ... Previous Year .

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Kenya Becoming a Geothermal Powerhouse | Open Energy Information  

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05212012 DOI Not Provided Check for DOI availability: http:crossref.org Online Internet link for Kenya Becoming a Geothermal Powerhouse Citation theGrio. Kenya Becoming a...

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Solar and Wind Energy Resource Assessment - Kenya Country Report  

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- Kenya Country Report (Abstract):  The Kenya Country Report describes the energy situation in Kenys and identifies solar and wind energy opportunities.
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Jordan: Energy Resources | Open Energy Information  

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Six-Dimensional Jordan Supergravity Models  

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In the context of six-dimensional supergravity there is a special class of parent models for five-dimensional theories defined by the four Euclidean simple Jordan algebras of degree 3. We extend this result to include six- dimensional parent models for three infinite families of five-dimensional theories defined by Minkowskian Jordan algebras. Connections of the six-dimensional models to F-theory constructions are constrained by anomaly cancellation conditions and the structure of the six-dimensional theory gauge group.

P. Kouroumalou

2011-12-13T23:59:59.000Z

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Special identities for quasi-Jordan algebras  

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Semispecial quasi-Jordan algebras (also called Jordan dialgebras) are defined by the polynomial identities $a(bc) = a(cb)$, $(ba)a^2 = (ba^2)a$, and $(b,a^2,c) = 2(b,a,c)a$. These identities are satisfied by the product $ab = a \\dashv b + b \\vdash a$ in an associative dialgebra. We use computer algebra to show that every identity for this product in degree $\\le 7$ is a consequence of the three identities in degree $\\le 4$, but that six new identities exist in degree 8. Some but not all of these new identities are noncommutative preimages of the Glennie identity.

Murray R. Bremner; Luiz A. Peresi

2010-08-16T23:59:59.000Z

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On conformal Jordan cells of finite and infinite rank  

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This work concerns in part the construction of conformal Jordan cells of infinite rank and their reductions to conformal Jordan cells of finite rank. It is also discussed how a procedure similar to Lie algebra contractions may reduce a conformal Jordan cell of finite rank to one of lower rank. A conformal Jordan cell of rank one corresponds to a primary field. This offers a picture in which any finite conformal Jordan cell of a given conformal weight may be obtained from a universal covering cell of the same weight but infinite rank.

Jorgen Rasmussen

2004-08-03T23:59:59.000Z

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Is there a Jordan geometry underlying quantum physics?  

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There have been several propositions for a geometric and essentially non-linear formulation of quantum mechanics. From a purely mathematical point of view, the point of view of Jordan algebra theory might give new strength to such approaches: there is a ``Jordan geometry'' belonging to the Jordan part of the algebra of observables, in the same way as Lie groups belong to the Lie part. Both the Lie geometry and the Jordan geometry are well-adapted to describe certain features of quantum theory. We concentrate here on the mathematical description of the Jordan geometry and raise some questions concerning possible relations with foundational issues of quantum theory.

Wolfgang Bertram

2008-01-20T23:59:59.000Z

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Kenya-GEF Projects | Open Energy Information  

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GEF Projects GEF Projects Jump to: navigation, search Name Kenya-GEF Projects Agency/Company /Organization Global Environment Facility Sector Energy, Land Focus Area Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy, Forestry, Agriculture Topics Background analysis Country Kenya Eastern Africa References GEF Project database[1] GEF Climate Projects in Kenya 1780 Kenya Joint Geophysical Imaging (JGI) Methodology for Geothermal Reservoir Assessment Climate Change UNEP Medium Size Project, GEF Grant-979,059.000, Co-financing total-1,754,264.0 IA Approved 2870 Kenya Market Transformation for Efficient Biomass Stoves for Institutions and Small and Medium-Scale Enterprises Climate Change UNDP Medium Size Project GEF Grant-975,000.000 Co-financing total-5,646,467.0 IA Approved 3249 Kenya Adaptation to Climate Change in Arid Lands (KACCAL)

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Grassmann Variables in Jordan Matrix Models  

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Here we demonstrate the emergence of Grassmann variables in matrix models based on the exceptional Jordan algebra. The Grassmann algebras are built naturally using the octonion algebra. We argue the appearance of Grassmann variables solidifies the relationship between supersymmetry and triality.

Michael Rios

2005-03-02T23:59:59.000Z

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U.S., Kazakhstan Agree to Areas of Cooperation in Civil Nuclear Energy |  

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, Kazakhstan Agree to Areas of Cooperation in Civil Nuclear , Kazakhstan Agree to Areas of Cooperation in Civil Nuclear Energy U.S., Kazakhstan Agree to Areas of Cooperation in Civil Nuclear Energy July 14, 2010 - 11:42am Addthis At their meeting in Astana on July 13, Ed McGinnis, Deputy Assistant Secretary for International Nuclear Energy Policy and Cooperation of the U.S. Department of Energy, and Albert Rau, First Vice Minister of Kazakhstan's Ministry of Industry and New Technologies, signed the Terms of Reference for the Sub-Working Group on Nuclear Energy under the U.S.-Kazakhstan Energy Partnership. The Joint Action Plan agreed to in October 2009 by the Energy Partnership's co-chairmen, Deputy Secretary of Energy Daniel Poneman and Minister of Oil and Gas (then Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources) Sauat Mynbayev, focuses U.S.-Kazakhstani cooperation under the Energy

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U.S., Kazakhstan Agree to Areas of Cooperation in Civil Nuclear Energy |  

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U.S., Kazakhstan Agree to Areas of Cooperation in Civil Nuclear U.S., Kazakhstan Agree to Areas of Cooperation in Civil Nuclear Energy U.S., Kazakhstan Agree to Areas of Cooperation in Civil Nuclear Energy July 14, 2010 - 11:42am Addthis At their meeting in Astana on July 13, Ed McGinnis, Deputy Assistant Secretary for International Nuclear Energy Policy and Cooperation of the U.S. Department of Energy, and Albert Rau, First Vice Minister of Kazakhstan's Ministry of Industry and New Technologies, signed the Terms of Reference for the Sub-Working Group on Nuclear Energy under the U.S.-Kazakhstan Energy Partnership. The Joint Action Plan agreed to in October 2009 by the Energy Partnership's co-chairmen, Deputy Secretary of Energy Daniel Poneman and Minister of Oil and Gas (then Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources)

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Limited Insurance Within the Household: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Kenya  

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MOH), and ORC Macro (2004). Kenya Demographic and Healtha Field Experiment in Kenya Jonathan Robinson y Universitysharing arrangements in Kenya. The experiment followed 142

Robinson, Jonathan

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Evaluation of two methods of estimating larval habitat productivity in western Kenya highlands  

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the highlands of western Kenya. Mosquito species identifiedGlobal Health Research, Kenya Medical Research Institute, P.O. Box 1578, Kisumu 40100, Kenya. 2 Kilimanjaro Christian

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Peer Effects and the Impact of Tracking: Evidence from a Randomized Evaluation in Kenya  

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Textbooks and Test Scores in Kenya. ” National Bureau ofRandomized Evaluation in Kenya Esther Duflo Pascaline Dupasa Randomized Evaluation in Kenya Esther Duflo 1 , Pascaline

Duflo, Esther; Dupas, Pascaline; Kremer, Michael

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Savings Constraints and Microenterprise Development: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Kenya  

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and National Income in Kenya. ” Economic Development andand Credit Associations in Kenya”, Economic Development andfrom a Field Experiment in Kenya Pascaline Dupas Jonathan

Dupas, Pascaline; Robinson, Jonathan

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Savings Constraints and Microenterprise Development: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Kenya  

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and National Income in Kenya. ” Economic Development andand Credit Associations in Kenya”, Economic Development andfrom a Field Experiment in Kenya Pascaline Dupas University

Robinson, Jonathan; Dupas, Pascaline

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A cohort study of Plasmodium falciparum infection dynamics in Western Kenya Highlands  

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dynamics in Western Kenya Highlands. BMC Infectious DiseasesVector Biology and Control Research, Kenya Medical ResearchInstitute, Kisumu, Kenya. 3 Liverpool School of Tropical

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Temporal and spatial stability of Anopheles gambiae larval habitat distribution in western Kenya highlands  

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distribution in Western Kenya highlands Li Li* 1 , Ling Biandata collected in western Kenya highlands during both drylarval habitats in western Kenya. The precipitation data of

Li, Li; Bian, Ling; Yakob, Laith; Zhou, Guofa; Yan, Guiyun

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Developing Statistics Education in Kenya Through Technological Innovations at all Academic Levels  

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for teaching statistics in Kenya. Proceedings of the Eighthstatistics teaching in Kenya. IBS SUSAN conferenceat Maseno University, Kenya. Proceedings of International

Stern, David

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Observed Minimum Illuminance Threshold for Night Market Vendors in Kenya who use LED Lamps  

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for Small Businesses in Kenya." Lumina Project Technicalfor Night Market Vendors in Kenya who use LED Lamps Petermany people and businesses in Kenya who participated in this

Johnstone, Peter

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Multimodal Transport Modeling for Nairobi, Kenya: Insights and Recommendations with an Evidence-Based Model  

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An approach for Nairobi, Kenya. Working Paper UCB-ITS-VWP-Modeling for Nairobi, Kenya: Insights and RecommendationsModeling for Nairobi, Kenya: Insights and Recommendations

Gonzales, Eric J.; Chavis, Celeste; Li, Yuwei; Daganzo, Carlos F.

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Modest additive effects of integrated vector control measures on malaria prevalence and transmission in western Kenya  

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of the Director of Kenya Medical Research Institute. This2 Centre for Global Health Research, Kenya Medical ResearchInstitute, Kisumu, Kenya. CIRAD Bios – UR Bioagresseurs,

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Insecticide-treated net (ITN) ownership, usage, and malaria transmission in the highlands of western Kenya  

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of the Director of Kenya Medical Research Institute. Theat Center for Global Health Research, Kenya Medical ResearchInstitute, Kisumu, Kenya. His research focuses on

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Agricultural Technology Adoption: A Panel Analysis of Smallholder Farmers’ Fertilizer use in Kenya  

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of Market Liberalization in Kenya. Tegemeo Working Paper:Malawi, Zambia, and Kenya. Regional Strategic AgriculturalTechnologies in Embu District, Kenya. Mexico, D.F. : CIMMYT

Olwande, John; Sikei, Geophrey; Mathenge, Mary

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Linking local perceptions of elephants and conservation: Samburu pastoralists in northern Kenya  

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Restocking Pastoralists in Kenya: A Strategy for Relief andand Conservation in Amboseli, Kenya. PhD Dissertation,Cambridge University. Kenya Wildlife Service, 2000.

Kuriyan, Renee

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Insecticide-treated net (ITN) ownership, usage, and malaria transmission in the highlands of western Kenya  

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the Director of Kenya Medical Research Institute. The workHealth Research, Kenya Medical Research Institute, Kisumu,Health Research, Kenya Medical Research Institute, P.O. Box

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Predation efficiency of Anopheles gambiae larvae by aquatic predators in western Kenya highlands  

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Health Research, Kenya Medical Research Institute, P. O. Boxthe Director of Kenya Medical Research Institute. AuthorHealth Research, Kenya Medical Research Institute, P. O. Box

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Nomads in transition : mortuary archaeology in the lowlands of Edom (Jordan)  

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Use in the Wadi Faynan, Southern Jordan: The Third Season ofUdruh and the Trade Route Through Southern Jordan. ” StudiesHistory and Archaeology of Jordan 3: 173-179. Kindler, A.

Beherec, Marc A.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

131

Reduction of Lie-Jordan Banach algebras and quantum states  

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A theory of reduction of Lie-Jordan Banach algebras with respect to either a Jordan ideal or a Lie-Jordan subalgebra is presented. This theory is compared with the standard reduction of C*-algebras of observables of a quantum system in the presence of quantum constraints. It is shown that the later corresponds to the particular instance of the reduction of Lie-Jordan Banach algebras with respect to a Lie-Jordan subalgebra as described in this paper. The space of states of the reduced Lie-Jordan Banach algebras is described in terms of equivalence classes of extensions to the full algebra and their GNS representations are characterized in the same way. A few simple examples are discussed that illustrates some of the main results.

F. Falceto; L. Ferro; A. Ibort; G. Marmo

2012-02-17T23:59:59.000Z

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"Jordan's Scalar Stars" and Dark Matter  

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Here we are starting the study of the field equations of relativistic scalar tensor theories in the spherically symmetric gravitational field. In the present article we shall consider as an example only the simplest Jordan-Brans-Dicke (JBD) one. To illustrate the property of the spherically symmetric JBD configuration we exhibit a new representation of the well-known four dimensional solutions. In this model, a suitable segment of Brans solution is chosen for the interior of the object while the outer region consists of a Schwarzschild vacuum. We have constructed "Jordan's scalar stars" model consisting of three parts: a homogeneous inner core with linear equation of state; an envelope of Brans spacetime matching the core and the exterior Schwarzschild spacetime. We have also showed that this toy model can explain the intergalactic effects without the dark matter hypothesis.

S. M. Kozyrev

2008-08-25T23:59:59.000Z

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Seasonality, precautionary savings and health uncertainty: Evidence from farm households in Central Kenya  

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on rural households in Kenya." World Development 32(1):91-Second report on poverty in Kenya. Incidence and depth ofPlanning. Government of Kenya. —. 2004. "Kenya Demographic

Ndirangu, Lydia; Burger, Kees; Moll, Hank A.J.; Kuyvenhoven, Arie

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Reduction of Lie-Jordan algebras: Classical  

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In this paper we present a unified algebraic framework to discuss the reduction of classical and quantum systems. The underlying algebraic structure is a Lie-Jordan algebra supplemented, in the quantum case, with a Banach structure. We discuss the reduction by symmetries, by constraints as well as the possible, non trivial, combinations of both. We finally introduce a new, general framework to perform the reduction of physical systems in an algebraic setup.

F. Falceto; L. Ferro; A. Ibort; G. Marmo

2013-09-16T23:59:59.000Z

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

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Oil shale resources have the potential to increase Jordan's reserves significantly, but as of early 2013 such resources are not yet commercially viable.

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Geopolymer Products from Jordan for Sustainability of the ...  

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Presentation Title, Geopolymer Products from Jordan for Sustainability of the Environment. Author(s), Hani Nicola Khoury, Islam aldabsheh, Faten Slaty, Muayad ...

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Documenting Deforestation at Sidd al-Ahmar, Petra Region, Jordan .  

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??This study documented the decline of the forests of the Petra Region of Jordan, as represented at Sidd al-Ahmar, within the Petra Archaeological Park. Biogeographical… (more)

Addison, Erin Heather

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Jordan-algebraic aspects of optimization:randomization  

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Jul 7, 2007 ... Abstract: We describe a version of randomization technique within a general framework of Euclidean Jordan algebras. It is shown how to use ...

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Optimization Online - Jordan-algebraic approach to convexity ...  

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Jun 24, 2005 ... Abstract: We describe a Jordan-algebraic version of results related to convexity of images of quadratic mappings as well as related results on ...

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The Political Impact of Islamic Banking in Jordan.  

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?? This dissertation examines Islamic banking in Jordan. It is argued that institutions perceived as culturally authentic may play important political roles in a post-colonial… (more)

Malley, Mohammed Mathew

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Jordan isomorphisms of triangular matrix algebras with characteristic 2.  

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??Every Jordan isomorphism of triangular n¡Ñn matrices over F with characteristic 2 is either a isomorphism or a antiisomorphism while n is 2. But it… (more)

Chen, Li-Fang

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

142

Optimization Online - Sparse Recovery on Euclidean Jordan Algebras  

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Feb 3, 2013 ... Abstract: We consider the sparse recovery problem on Euclidean Jordan algebra (SREJA), which includes sparse signal recovery and low-rank ...

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Jordan blocks and Gamow-Jordan eigenfunctions associated to a double pole of the S-matrix  

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An accidental degeneracy of resonances gives rise to a double pole in the scattering matrix, a double zero in the Jost function and a Jordan chain of length two of generalized Gamow-Jordan eigenfunctions of the radial Schroedinger equation. The generalized Gamow-Jordan eigenfunctions are basis elements of an expansion in bound and resonant energy eigenfunctions plus a continuum of scattering wave functions of complex wave number. In this biorthonormal basis, any operator which is a regular function of the Hamiltonian is represented by a complex matrix which is diagonal except for a Jordan block of rank two. The occurrence of a double pole in the Green's function, as well as the non-exponential time evolution of the Gamow-Jordan generalized eigenfunctions are associated to the Jordan block in the complex energy representation.

E. Hernandez; A. Jauregui; A. Mondragon

2002-04-15T23:59:59.000Z

144

Jordan Frame Supergravity and Inflation in NMSSM  

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We present a complete explicit N=1, d=4 supergravity action in an arbitrary Jordan frame with non-minimal scalar-curvature coupling of the form $\\Phi(z, \\bar z)\\, R$. The action is derived by suitably gauge-fixing the superconformal action. The theory has a modified Kaehler geometry, and it exhibits a significant dependence on the frame function $\\Phi (z, \\bar z)$ and its derivatives over scalars, in the bosonic as well as in the fermionic part of the action. Under certain simple conditions, the scalar kinetic terms in the Jordan frame have a canonical form. We consider an embedding of the Next-to-Minimal Supersymmetric Standard Model (NMSSM) gauge theory into supergravity, clarifying the Higgs inflation model recently proposed by Einhorn and Jones. We find that the conditions for canonical kinetic terms are satisfied for the NMSSM scalars in the Jordan frame, which leads to a simple action. However, we find that the gauge singlet field experiences a strong tachyonic instability during inflation in this model. Thus, a modification of the model is required to support the Higgs-type inflation.

Sergio Ferrara; Renata Kallosh; Andrei Linde; Alessio Marrani; Antoine Van Proeyen

2010-04-05T23:59:59.000Z

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Deliberalization in Jordan the roles of Islamists and U.S.-EU assistance in stalled democratization .  

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??Despite some political openings in Jordan during the 1980s, the democratization process is presently stalled. What explains the lack of continuous democratization in Jordan while… (more)

Hammerstein, Ralf P.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Primal-dual algorithms and infinite-dimensional Jordan algebras of ...  

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Mar 31, 2003 ... Primal-dual algorithms and infinite-dimensional Jordan algebras of finite ... of the technique of finite-dimensional Euclidean Jordan algebras to ...

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Primal-dual algorithms and infinite-dimensional Jordan algebras of ...  

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clidean Jordan algebras to the case of infinite-dimensional JB-algebras of finite ... Finite-dimensional Euclidean Jordan algebras proved to be very useful for the ...

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Structural Control of Hydrology, Hydrogeology and Hydrochemistry along the Eastern Escarpment of the Jordan Rift Valley, JORDAN.  

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??The relationship of structural geology and hydrogeological characteristics NW Jordan. Superior 3 phase tectonic model was derived from re-evaluation of structural elements which are strongly… (more)

Sahawneh, Julia

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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An Energy Overview of the Republic of Kazakhstan  

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The DOE Office of Fossil Energy is maintaining a web site that is meant to provide useful business- and energy-related information about countries and regions of the world for exporters, project developers, and researchers. The site consists of more than 130 country pages (organized into seven different world regions), with each country page having its own set of links to information sources about that country. There are also more than 30 Country Energy Overviews at the web site -- each of these is a comprehensive review of a specific country's entire energy situation, including sections on Energy Policy, Oil, Natural Gas, Coal, Hydroelectric/Renewables, Nuclear Power, Energy Transmission Infrastructure, Electricity, Electric Industry Overview, Environmental Activities, Privatization, Trade, and Economic Situation. The specific country highlighted in this Country Energy Overview is Kazakhstan. The site is designed to be dynamic. Updates to the overviews will be made as need and resources permit.

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2003-10-20T23:59:59.000Z

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Trade liberalizations effect on India, Kenya, and Mexico / Handelsliberaliserings betydning for Indien, Kenya og Mexico.  

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??Handelsliberaliserings betydning for Indien, Kenya og Mexico. Redegør for hypotese om, at liberalisering af handel er til gavn for underudviklede lande, hvis tilpasningen til verdensmarkedet… (more)

Mohammadi, Ardeshir

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Self-reported Impacts of LED Lighting Technology Compared to Fuel-based Lighting on Night Market Business Prosperity in Kenya  

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Market Business Prosperity in Kenya Peter Johnstone * , Arnemany people and businesses in Kenya who participated in thismarket testing field work in Kenya’s Rift Valley Province,

Johnstone, Peter

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Identification of National Energy Policies and Energy Access in Jordan  

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energy are natural gas, renewable energy and oil shale. Renewable energy applications in Jordan includes is less than 2% of the total energy mix. Oil shale reserves in Jordan are estimated at 40 billion tons: Potential New and Renewable Energy Resources 1. Oil Shale Geological reserves 40 billion tons 2. Tar Sands

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Exceptional Lie Algebras, SU(3) and Jordan Pairs  

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A simple unifying view of the exceptional Lie algebras is presented. The underlying Jordan pair content and role are exhibited. Each algebra contains three Jordan pairs sharing the same Lie algebra of automorphisms and the same external su(3) symmetry. Eventual physical applications and implications of the theory are outlined.

Piero Truini

2011-12-06T23:59:59.000Z

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Jordan-UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services | Open Energy Information  

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Jordan-UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services Jordan-UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services Jump to: navigation, search Logo: Jordan-UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services Name Jordan-UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services Agency/Company /Organization United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Partner German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ), Global Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP), Green Jobs Initiative, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA) Sector Climate, Energy, Land, Water Focus Area People and Policy Topics Co-benefits assessment, Low emission development planning, -LEDS Country Jordan Western Asia References UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services[1] Overview "UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services consist of policy advice, technical

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GRADED LIE ALGEBRAS DEFINED BY JORDAN ALGEBRAS AND THEIR REPRESENTATIONS  

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Abstract. In this talk we introduce the notion of a generalized representation of a Jordan algebra with unit which has the following properties: 1) Usual representations and Jacobson representations correspond to special cases of generalized representations. 2) Every simple Jordan algebra has infinitely many nonequivalent generalized representations. 3) There is a one-to-one correspondence between irreducible generalized representations of a Jordan algebra A and irreducible representations of a graded Lie algebra L(A) = U?1?U0?U1 corresponding to A (the Lie algebra L(A) coincides with the TKK construction when A has a unit). The latter correspondence allows to use the theory of representations of Lie algebras to study generalized representations of Jordan algebras. In particular, one can classify irreducible generalized representations of semisimple Jordan algebras and also obtain classical results about usual representations and Jacobson representations in a simple way.

Issai Kantor; Gregory Shpiz

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Jordan-DLR Resource Assessments | Open Energy Information  

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Jordan-DLR Resource Assessments Jordan-DLR Resource Assessments Jump to: navigation, search Name Jordan-DLR Resource Assessments Agency/Company /Organization German Aerospace Center (DLR) Sector Energy Focus Area Renewable Energy, Solar, Wind Topics Background analysis, Resource assessment Resource Type Software/modeling tools, Dataset, Maps Website http://www.dlr.de/en/ Program Start 2007 Program End 2008 Country Jordan Western Asia References DLR Website [1] From 2007-2008 the German Aerospace Center (DLR) developed a collection of solar and wind resource assessments for Tunisia. The key products included maps of existing resource assessments, pre feasibility studies for CSP and wind projects. References ↑ "DLR Website" Retrieved from "http://en.openei.org/w/index.php?title=Jordan-DLR_Resource_Assessments&oldid=328867"

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Jordan-Clean Technology Fund (CTF) | Open Energy Information  

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Jordan-Clean Technology Fund (CTF) Jordan-Clean Technology Fund (CTF) Jump to: navigation, search Name Jordan-Clean Technology Fund (CTF) Agency/Company /Organization African Development Bank, Asian Development Bank, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, Inter-American Development Bank, World Bank Sector Climate, Energy Focus Area Energy Efficiency, Geothermal, Transportation Topics Background analysis, Finance, Implementation, Low emission development planning, Market analysis Website http://www.climateinvestmentfu Country Jordan Western Asia References Middle East and North Africa Regional Program (Algeria, Egypt, Jorban, Morroco, Tunisia)-Clean Technology Fund (CTF)[1] Jordan-Clean Technology Fund (CTF) Screenshot Contents 1 Overview 2 Activities 2.1 Middle East and North Africa Regional Program (Algeria, Egypt, Jorban, Morroco, Tunisia)

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Kenya SWERA-Country Report.pdf  

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KENYA COUNTRY REPORT KENYA COUNTRY REPORT SOLAR AND WIND ENERGY RESOURCE ASSESSMENT Nairobi, 23 May 2008 i ii Disclaimer This report is a compilation of information relating to the Solar and Wind Energy Resource Assessment Project (SWERA) including data capturing and analysis, computation and mapping using GIS and other technologies to produce a national solar and wind atlases for Kenya. The contents of this report do not necessarily reflect the views of the United Nations Environment Programme, Government of Kenya, Practical Action or any other party or organizations and countries involved in the SWERA project. Any omissions or alteration of the intended meaning and discrepancies are highly regretted. Daniel Theuri Lead Implementer SWERA National Team Nairobi, 23 May 2008 iii ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

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Kenya-DLR Cooperation | Open Energy Information  

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Cooperation Cooperation Jump to: navigation, search Name Kenya-DLR Cooperation Agency/Company /Organization German Aerospace Center (DLR) Sector Energy Focus Area Renewable Energy Topics Background analysis, Resource assessment Resource Type Software/modeling tools, Dataset, Maps Website http://www.dlr.de/tt/desktopde Program Start 2001 Program End 2004 Country Kenya Eastern Africa References DLR-SWERA Resource Assessments[1] From 2001 to 2004 the German Aerospace Center (DLR) worked with Kenya on solar resource and GIS analysis as part of UNEP's Solar and Wind Energy Resource Assessment (SWERA) Programme. References ↑ "DLR-SWERA Resource Assessments" Retrieved from "http://en.openei.org/w/index.php?title=Kenya-DLR_Cooperation&oldid=328873"

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Jordan cells of periodic loop models  

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Jordan cells in transfer matrices of finite lattice models are a signature of the logarithmic character of the conformal field theories that appear in their thermodynamical limit. The transfer matrix of periodic loop models, T_N, is an element of the periodic Temperley-Lieb algebra EPTL_N(\\beta, \\alpha), where N is the number of sites on a section of the cylinder, and \\beta = -(q+1/q) = 2 \\cos \\lambda and \\alpha the weights of contractible and non-contractible loops. The thermodynamic limit of T_N is believed to describe a conformal field theory of central charge c=1-6\\lambda^2/(\\pi(\\lambda-\\pi)). The abstract element T_N acts naturally on (a sum of) spaces V_N^d, similar to those upon which the standard modules of the (classical) Temperley-Lieb algebra act. These spaces known as sectors are labeled by the numbers of defects d and depend on a {\\em twist parameter} v that keeps track of the winding of defects around the cylinder. Criteria are given for non-trivial Jordan cells of T_N both between sectors with distinct defect numbers and within a given sector.

Alexi Morin-Duchesne; Yvan Saint-Aubin

2013-02-22T23:59:59.000Z

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Topography as a modifier of breeding habitats and concurrent vulnerability to malaria risk in the western Kenya highlands  

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of the Director of Kenya Medical Research Institute. TheGlobal Health Research, Kenya Medical Research Institute,Kisumu, Page 11 of 12 Kenya. 2 Community Health Department,

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

162

Radiation Dominated Universe for Jordan-Brans-Dicke Cosmology  

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Jordan-Brans-Dicke cosmology with a standard kinetic term for the scalar field and no mass term has the same radiation dominated solution as standard Einstein cosmology without the cosmological constant. Because of this, the primordial nucleosynthesis (Big - Bang nucleosynthesis) result obtained for standard cosmology remains the same for Jordan-Brans-Dicke cosmology. We show that Jordan-Brans-Dicke cosmology with a mass term for the scalar field as well as explaining dark energy for the present era, can also explain radiation dominated cosmology for the primordial nucleosynthesis era.

M. Arik; L. Amon Susam

2010-06-22T23:59:59.000Z

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A Jordan GNS Construction for the Holonomy-Flux *-algebra  

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The holonomy-flux *-algebra was recently proposed as an algebra of basic kinematical observables for loop quantum gravity. We show the conventional GNS construction breaks down when the the holonomyflux *-algebra is allowed to be a Jordan algebra of observables. To remedy this, we give a Jordan GNS construction for the holonomy-flux *-algebra that is based on trace. This is accomplished by assuming the holonomy-flux *-algebra is an algebra of observables that is also a Banach algebra, hence a JB algebra. We show the Jordan GNS construction produces a state that is invariant under all inner derivations of the holonomy-flux *-algebra. Implications for the corresponding

Michael Rios

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Kenya-Developing Energy Enterprises Project (DEEP) | Open Energy  

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Kenya-Developing Energy Enterprises Project (DEEP) Kenya-Developing Energy Enterprises Project (DEEP) Jump to: navigation, search Logo: Kenya-Developing Energy Enterprises Project (DEEP) Name Kenya-Developing Energy Enterprises Project (DEEP) Agency/Company /Organization Global Village Energy Partnership (GVEP) International Partner European Union (EU), the Netherlands Sector Energy Focus Area Non-renewable Energy, Economic Development, Grid Assessment and Integration, Industry, People and Policy Topics Adaptation, Background analysis, Finance, Implementation, Low emission development planning, Market analysis, Policies/deployment programs, Resource assessment Website http://www.gvepinternational.o Program Start 2008 Program End 2013 Country Kenya Eastern Africa References Developing Energy Enterprises Project (DEEP)[1]

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Global Nuclear Energy Partnership Members Convene in Jordan For Second  

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

Members Convene in Jordan For Members Convene in Jordan For Second Steering Group Meeting Global Nuclear Energy Partnership Members Convene in Jordan For Second Steering Group Meeting May 15, 2008 - 12:00pm Addthis WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Department of Energy today announced continued progress at the conclusion of the Global Nuclear Energy Partnership's (GNEP's) second Steering Group meeting. Representatives from twenty-eight countries and three intergovernmental organizations attended the two-day meeting in the Kingdom of Jordan hosted by the Jordanian Atomic Energy Commission. The Steering Group discussed the formation of a third Working Group on the development of grid-appropriate reactors in order to promote the development of advanced, more proliferation-resistant nuclear power

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A Jordan GNS Construction for the Holonomy-Flux *-algebra  

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The holonomy-flux *-algebra was recently proposed as an algebra of basic kinematical observables for loop quantum gravity. We show the conventional GNS construction breaks down when the the holonomy-flux *-algebra is allowed to be a Jordan algebra of observables. To remedy this, we give a Jordan GNS construction for the holonomy-flux *-algebra that is based on trace. This is accomplished by assuming the holonomy-flux *-algebra is an algebra of observables that is also a Banach algebra, hence a JB algebra. We show the Jordan GNS construction produces a state that is invariant under all inner derivations of the holonomy-flux *-algebra. Implications for the corresponding Jordan-Schrodinger equation are also discussed.

Michael Rios

2005-05-09T23:59:59.000Z

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Exact Vacuum Solutions of Jordan, Brans-Dicke Field Equations  

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We present the static spherically symmetric vacuum solutions of the Jordan, Brans-Dicke field equations. The new solutions are obtained by considering a polar Gaussian, isothermal and radial hyperbolic metrics.

Sergey Kozyrev

2005-12-04T23:59:59.000Z

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Classification of linearly compact simple Jordan and generalized Poisson superalgebras  

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We classify all linearly compact simple Jordan superalgebras over an algebraically closed field of characteristic zero. As a corollary, we deduce the classification of all linearly compact unital simple generalized Poisson superalgebras.

Nicoletta Cantarini; Victor G. Kac; To Ernest; Borisovich Vinberg

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Skiing Whistler with Chris, Jordan and Fraser. - CECM  

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Chris and Jordan on the hike up to Blackcomb Glacier 19 February 2005, 11:36. Top. Left, img001.jpeg.small.jpeg, Right. Bas. 19 February 2005, 11:38. Top.

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Born-Jordan Quantization and the Uncertainty Principle  

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The Weyl correspondence and the related Wigner formalism lie at the core of traditional quantum mechanics. We discuss here an alternative quantization scheme, whose idea goes back to Born and Jordan, and which has recently been revived in another context, namely time-frequency analysis. We show that in particular the uncertainty principle does not enjoy full symplectic covariance properties in the Born and Jordan scheme, as opposed to what happens in the Weyl quantization.

Maurice A. de Gosson

2013-03-11T23:59:59.000Z

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On the definition of quasi-Jordan algebra  

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Velasquez and Felipe recently introduced quasi-Jordan algebras based on the product $a \\triangleleft b = \\tfrac12 ( a \\dashv b + b \\vdash a )$ in an associative dialgebra with operations $\\dashv$ and $\\vdash$. We determine the polynomial identities of degree $\\le 4$ satisfied by this product. In addition to right commutativity and the right quasi-Jordan identity, we obtain a new associator-derivation identity.

Murray R. Bremner

2010-08-11T23:59:59.000Z

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Kenya-World Bank Climate Activities | Open Energy Information  

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World Bank Climate Activities World Bank Climate Activities Jump to: navigation, search Name Kenya-World Bank Climate Activities Agency/Company /Organization World Bank Sector Energy, Land Focus Area Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy, Agriculture Topics Background analysis Country Kenya Eastern Africa References World Bank project database[1] Contents 1 Active World Bank Climate Projects in Kenya 1.1 Kenya: Adaptation to Climate Change in Arid and Semi-Arid Lands (KACCAL) (5.5 M) Global Environment Project, Pipeline 1.2 Kenya Agricultural Carbon Project (1M) Carbon Offset, Pipeline 1.3 CF Kengen, Kiambere, Tana, Eburru (2.77 M) Carbon Offset 1.4 Kenya KenGen Carbon Finance umbrella, Carbon Offset 1.5 Western Kenya Integrated Ecosystem Management Project (4.1M) Global Environment Project

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Solid-State Lighting on a Shoestring Budget: The Economics of Off-Grid Lighting for Small Businesses in Kenya  

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for Small Businesses in Kenya Kristen Radecsky*, Petermany people and businesses in Kenya who participated in thisin two small towns in Kenya’s Rift Valley Province. The work

Radecsky, Kristen

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Feeding the periphery : modeling early Bronze Age economies and the cultural landscape of the Faynan District, Southern Jordan  

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Life of Palestine: Israel and Jordan. Ronald, New York.Use in the Wadi Faynan, Southern Jordan: The Third Season ofin the Wadi Faynan, Southern Jordan: The Second Season of

Muniz, Adolfo A.

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Kenya: Energy Resources | Open Energy Information  

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Kenya: Energy Resources Kenya: Energy Resources Jump to: navigation, search Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"TERRAIN","zoom":5,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"390px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":1,"lon":38,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Cost of Community Integrated Prevention Campaign for Malaria, HIV, and Diarrhea in Rural Kenya  

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and Diarrhea in Rural Kenya. BMC Health Services ResearchControl and Prevention (CDC)- Kenya, KEMRI Complex, MbagathiNairobi, PO Box 606-00621, Kenya. 4 Department of Disease

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Pediatric Epilepsy and Well-Being in Coastal Kenya: Notes from the Field  

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treatment choice here in Kenya, that understanding how GildWell-Being in Coastal Kenya: Notes from tbe field' Nathanielten-month period in Kiliji, Kenya. My research examines how

Kendall-Taylor, Nathaniel

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

178

Choosing and Using Safe Water Technologies: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Kenya  

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Achieving Safe Water Behaviors in Kenya 2.1 Study DesignWater in Rural Western Kenya: Cluster Randomized Controlled263–291. (KARI), Kibos Station Kenya Agricultural Research

Luoto, Jill Emily

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Karen M. Booth: Local Women, Global Science: Fighting AIDS in Kenya  

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Science: Fighting AIDS in Kenya. Indiana University Press,is a solid piece of work on HTV/ AIDS in Kenya. Booth'sthe history of disease in Kenya, her critical assessment of

George, Kim

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Predation efficiency of Anopheles gambiae larvae by aquatic predators in western Kenya highlands  

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gambiae s.s larvae in western Kenya are being reported hereP. O. Box 1578, Kisumu 40100, Kenya. 2 Kilimanjaro ChristianAnopheles gambiae complex in Kenya: comparison between rice

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The Viability of Sport as an Intervention Model: Preliminary Field Notes from Kilifi, Kenya  

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adolescent girls in Kilifi, Kenya. It is my hope that IhisField Notes From Kilifi, Kenya i Andrea Kendall-Taylori iawareness in girls in coastal Kenya. Sport initiatives have

Kendall-Taylor, Andrea

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

182

Why don’t Jordanian Women Graduate? A theoretical look at gendered experiences in Higher Education in Jordan  

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at gendered experiences in Higher Education in Jordan Carinelook at gendered experiences in Higher Education in Jordanat gendered experiences in Higher Education in Jordan Carine

Allaf, Carine

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Why don’t Jordanian Women Graduate? A theoretical look at gendered experiences in Higher Education in Jordan  

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in Higher Education in Jordan Carine Allaf Thinking Gender,look at gendered experiences in Higher Education in Jordanin Higher Education in Jordan Carine Allaf Thinking Gender,

Allaf, Carine

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy conservation in Kenya: progress, potentials, problems  

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A study was carried out of the flows of commercial energy in the economy of Kenya. Indications were sought of the extent to which energy conservation, (i.e., increase in efficiency of energy use) has reduced the ratio of energy inputs to economic outputs, in the post-1973 years. An assessment was made of the potential for energy conservation to reduce the growth of Kenyan energy use in the future and of significant barriers to increasing energy efficiency. Consideration was given to the role of government policy and of international assistance in fostering energy conservation in Kenya and other developing countries. The study was performed by analyzing available energy data and statistics from the largest oil companies, the Kenyan electric utility, and the government. These sources were supplemented by conducting personal interviews with personnel of nearly 50 commercial firms in Kenya. Direct consumption of fuel accounts for 94% of the commercial energy use in Kenya, while electricity accounts for 6%. The sectoral division of fuel use is: transportation 53%, industry 21%, energy production 11%, agriculture 9%, buildings and residences 5%, and construction 1%. For electricity the division is: buildings and residences 48%, industry 45%, energy production 4%, agriculture 2%, and construction 1%. Recent progress in conservation is reported.

Schipper, L.; Hollander, J.M.; Milukas, M.; Alcamo, J.; Meyers, S.; Noll, S.

1981-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy demand and conservation in Kenya: initial appraisal  

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Ongoing research into the use and conservation of energy in Kenya is reported briefly. A partial accounting of energy use in Kenya is presented, and evidence that some energy conservation has been taking place is discussed. A fuller accounting for all commercial energy flows is both possible and desirable. The work presented should serve as a basis for further data collection and analysis in Kenya, and can be used as a model for similar efforts in other countries. The author intends to continue much of this energy accounting in Kenya in the latter half of 1980.

Schipper, L.

1980-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

186

System dynamics model of construction output in Kenya.  

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??This study investigates fluctuations of construction output, and growth of the output in Kenya. Fluctuation and growth of construction activity are matters of concern in… (more)

Mbiti, T

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Mother and daughter communication about sexual health in rural Kenya.  

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??The present study focused on young women, and the manner in which communication with their mothers may facilitate decreased sexual risk behaviors in rural Kenya.… (more)

Velcoff, Jessica

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Et Skridt Frem - Om Udnyttelse af Geotermisk Energi i Kenya.  

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??The purpose of this thesis is to examine the following issue: “While Kenya has a large potential for geothermal energy, how can this be exploited… (more)

Riley, Rasmus

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Women and Housing Co-operatives in Nairobi, Kenya .  

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??This thesis examines the potential of housing co-operatives to provide adequate housing for women, focusing on the context of Nairobi, Kenya. The limitations of the… (more)

Voellmecke, Lesley

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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ENERGY DEMAND AND CONSERVATION IN KENYA: INITIAL APPRAISAL  

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were interviewed, producers of solar heating equipment, andThe prospects for solar water heating in Kenya are bright.particularly wnere solar water heating or most industrial

Schipper, Lee

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Impact of the Internet on Tourism and Hospitality in Kenya.  

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??This thesis gives an insight into the importance of the use of the Internet in tourism and hospitality industries in Kenya. The aim of this… (more)

Njung'e, Mercyanne

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Jordan cells in logarithmic limits of conformal field theory  

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It is discussed how a limiting procedure of conformal field theories may result in logarithmic conformal field theories with Jordan cells of arbitrary rank. This extends our work on rank-two Jordan cells. We also consider the limits of certain three-point functions and find that they are compatible with known results. The general construction is illustrated by logarithmic limits of (unitary) minimal models in conformal field theory. Characters of quasi-rational representations are found to emerge as the limits of the associated irreducible Virasoro characters.

Jorgen Rasmussen

2004-06-13T23:59:59.000Z

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Nairobi, Kenya: Energy Resources | Open Energy Information  

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Nairobi, Kenya: Energy Resources Nairobi, Kenya: Energy Resources Jump to: navigation, search Equivalent URI DBpedia GeoNames ID 184745 Coordinates -1.274359°, 36.813106° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":-1.274359,"lon":36.813106,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Social Interactions, Ethnicity and Fertility in Kenya  

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are grateful to Wiji Arulampalam, Ethan Cohen-Cole, Partha Dasgupta, Gernot Doppelhofer, Steven Durlauf, Timothy Guinnane, Andrew Harvey, Larry Iannaccone, Hashem Pesaran, Richard Smith, and Chander Velu. We acknowledge funding from the Centre for Research... of the group is small, such as interaction e¤ects within extended families of small communities. 3 Overview of ethnic groups in Kenya Social interactions and channels of message transmission about fertility behaviour are important at the level of ethnicity...

Iyer, Sriya; Weeks, Melvyn

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Jordan F. Clark Ira Leifer Libe Washburn Bruce P. Luyendyk  

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in natural gas bubble plumes: observations from the Coal Oil Point marine hydrocarbon seep field Received: 22 Detailed measurements of bubble composition, dissolved gas concentrations, and plume dynamics wereORIGINAL Jordan F. Clark Ã? Ira Leifer Ã? Libe Washburn Bruce P. Luyendyk Compositional changes

Luyendyk, Bruce

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Oil Prices, External Income, and Growth: Lessons from Jordan  

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. The theoretical model predicts real oil prices to be one of the main long-run drivers of real output. Using quarterly data between 1979 and 2009 on core macroeconomic variables for Jordan and a number of key foreign variables, we identify two long...

Mohaddes, Kamiar; Raissi, Mehdi

2011-12-08T23:59:59.000Z

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Composite spherically symmetric configurations in Jordan-Brans-Dicke theory  

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In this article, a study of the scalar field shells in relativistic spherically symmetric configurations has been performed. We construct the composite solution of Jordan-Brans-Dicke field equation by matching the conformal Brans solutions at each junction surfaces. This approach allows us to associate rigorously with all solutions as a single glued "space", which is a unique differentiable manifold M^4.

S. Kozyrev

2010-09-23T23:59:59.000Z

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Euclidean Jordan Algebras, Hidden Actions, and $J$-Kepler Problems  

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For a {\\em simple Euclidean Jordan algebra}, let $\\mathfrak{co}$ be its conformal algebra, $\\mathscr P$ be the manifold consisting of its semi-positive rank-one elements, $C^\\infty(\\mathscr P)$ be the space of complex-valued smooth functions on $\\mathscr P$. An explicit action of $\\mathfrak{co}$ on $C^\\infty(\\mathscr P)$, referred to as the {\\em hidden action} of $\\mathfrak{co}$ on $\\mathscr P$, is exhibited. This hidden action turns out to be mathematically responsible for the existence of the Kepler problem and its recently-discovered vast generalizations, referred to as $J$-Kepler problems. The $J$-Kepler problems are then reconstructed and re-examined in terms of the unified language of Euclidean Jordan algebras. As a result, for a simple Euclidean Jordan algebra, the minimal representation of its conformal group can be realized either as the Hilbert space of bound states for its $J$-Kepler problem or as $L^2({\\mathscr P}, {1\\over r}\\mathrm{vol})$, where $\\mathrm{vol}$ is the volume form on $\\mathscr P$ and $r$ is the inner product of $x\\in \\mathscr P$ with the identity element of the Jordan algebra.

Guowu Meng

2009-11-16T23:59:59.000Z

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The Heckmann's wormholes in Jordan-Brans-Dicke gravity  

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A simple Heckmann's vacuum wormhole solution of Jordan-Brans-Dicke gravitation is presented and analysed. It is shown that in contrast with class I Brans solution where the throat radius becomes real when $\\omega < -4/3$ here it becomes positive when $\\omega < -1$.

S. M. Kozyrev

2010-05-06T23:59:59.000Z

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Composite wormholes in vacuum Jordan-Brans-Dicke theory  

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New classes composite vacuum wormhole solutions of Jordan-Brans-Dicke gravitation is presented and analysed. It is shown that such solution holds for both, a bridge between separated Schwarzschild and Brans Universes and for a bridge connecting two Schwarzschild asymptotically flat regions joined by Brans throat. We have also noticed that there are some new possible candidates for wormhole spacetimes.

S. M. Kozyrev; S. V. Sushkov

2008-12-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Kenya-UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services | Open Energy Information  

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Kenya-UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services Kenya-UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services Jump to: navigation, search Logo: Kenya-UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services Name Kenya-UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services Agency/Company /Organization United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Partner German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ), Global Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP), Green Jobs Initiative, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA) Sector Climate, Energy, Land, Water Focus Area People and Policy Topics Co-benefits assessment, Low emission development planning, -LEDS Country Kenya Eastern Africa References UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services[1] Overview "UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services consist of policy advice, technical

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Kenya-Danish Government Baseline Workstream | Open Energy Information  

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Kenya-Danish Government Baseline Workstream Kenya-Danish Government Baseline Workstream Jump to: navigation, search Name Kenya-Danish Government Baseline Workstream Agency/Company /Organization Danish Government Partner Danish Ministry for Climate, Energy, and Building; The Danish Energy Agency Sector Energy Topics Implementation, Low emission development planning Program Start 2011 Country Kenya Eastern Africa References Denmark[1] Overview Progress and Outcomes Capacity building needs identified are lessons learned, challenges and gaps, including those that may be common between countries, and aspects of good practice for assumptions, methodologies and other aspects of baseline setting. References ↑ "Denmark" Retrieved from "http://en.openei.org/w/index.php?title=Kenya-Danish_Government_Baseline_Workstream&oldid=699929"

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Structural style of the Turkana Rift, Kenya  

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Multifold seismic reflection and geologic mapping in part of the eastern branch of the East African Rift system of northern Kenya reveal a major rift structure containing at least 3 km of Neogene sediment fill beneath Lake Turkana. This includes a series of half-graben basins, with centrally located quaternary volcanic centers, which are linked end-to-end by structural accommodation zones. Whereas the geometry of rifting is similar to that of the nonvolcanic western branch of the East African Rift system, the Turkana half-grabens are much smaller and may reflect extension of a thinner lithosphere or development of more closely spaced fracture patterns during rift evolution, or both.

Dunkelman, T.J.; Karson, J.A.; Rosendahl, B.R.

1988-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Use Patterns of LED Flashlights in Kenya and a One-Year Cost Analysis of Flashlight Ownership  

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of flashlights and their users in Kenya Photo 1. One of theof LED Flashlights in Kenya and a One-Year Cost Analysis ofthanks to the many people in Kenya who participated in this

Tracy, Jennifer

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Linking Farmer, Forest and Watershed: Agricultural Systems and Natural Resources Management Along the Upper Njoro River, Kenya  

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Crop Maize, UCRN Maize, Kenya Drybeans, UCRN Drybeans, SubSaharan Africa Pyrethrum, UCRN Pyrethrum, Kenya Potato,UCRN Potato, Kenya 9 M ' #H H # H H 6:? B # H H # H H

Krupnik, Timothy J.; Jenkins, Marion W.

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Linking farmer, forest and watershed: Understanding forestry and soil resource management along the upper Njoro River, Kenya  

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of Soil Analysis. Nairobi, Kenya. , Ministry of Agriculture,P. 702. Ogot, B. A. 1978. Kenya Before 1990. Nairobi: EastLake NakuruNational Park, Kenya. The Professional Geographer

Krupnik, Timothy J.

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Transnational movements, human rights and democracy : legal mobilization strategies and majoritarian constraints in Kenya, 1982-2002  

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State of the Judiciary in Kenya, p. 78, footnote 72. SectionNew Constitutional Framework in Kenya. ” Africa Today Bates,The Kenyatta Election: Kenya 1960 –1961. New York: Oxford

Feeley, Maureen Catherine

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Moving the Goalposts: The Impact of Soccer on the Lives and Prospects of Girls and Young Women Rural Kenya  

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2004). Seventh lowest out of 69 districts in Kenya UNDP (2005) Fourth Kenya Human Development Report 2 MTGK (2005) '·Girls and Young Women in Rural Kenya Sarah Forde and Andrea

Forde, Sarah; Kendall-Taylor, Andrea

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Topography as a modifier of breeding habitats and concurrent vulnerability to malaria risk in the western Kenya highlands  

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the Director of Kenya Medical Research Institute. The workHealth Research, Kenya Medical Research Institute, P.O. BoxHealth Research, Kenya Medical Research Institute, P.O. Box

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Kenya-Standard Assessment of Mitigation Potential and Livelihoods in  

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Kenya-Standard Assessment of Mitigation Potential and Livelihoods in Kenya-Standard Assessment of Mitigation Potential and Livelihoods in Smallholder Systems (SAMPLES) Jump to: navigation, search Name Kenya-Standard Assessment of Mitigation Potential and Livelihoods in Smallholder Systems (SAMPLES) Agency/Company /Organization CGIAR's Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS), Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA), the European Union, International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) Partner International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), International Council for Research in Agroforestry (ICRAF), International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), Ministry of Agriculture Sector Climate, Land Focus Area Agriculture Topics Adaptation, Co-benefits assessment, - Environmental and Biodiversity, - Macroeconomic, GHG inventory, Low emission development planning, -LEDS, -TNA

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Superconformal M2-branes and generalized Jordan triple systems  

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Three-dimensional conformal theories with six supersymmetries and SU(4) R-symmetry describing stacks of M2-branes are here proposed to be related to generalized Jordan triple systems. Writing the four-index structure constants in an appropriate form, the Chern-Simons part of the action immediately suggests a connection to such triple systems. In contrast to the previously considered three-algebras, the additional structure of a generalized Jordan triple system is associated to a graded Lie algebra, which corresponds to an extension of the gauge group. In this note we show that the whole theory with six manifest supersymmetries can be naturally expressed in terms of such a graded Lie algebra. Also the BLG theory with eight supersymmetries is included as a special case.

Bengt E. W. Nilsson; Jakob Palmkvist

2008-07-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Why Do the Quantum Observables Form a Jordan Operator Algebra?  

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The Jordan algebra structure of the bounded real quantum observables was recognized already in the early days of quantum mechanics. While there are plausible reasons for most parts of this structure, the existence of the distributive nonassociative multiplication operation is hard to justify from a physical or statistical point of view. Considering the non-Boolean extension of classical probabilities, presented in a recent paper, it is shown in this paper that such a multiplication operation can be derived from certain properties of the conditional probabilities and the observables, i.e., from postulates with a clear statistical interpretation. The well-known close relation between Jordan operator algebras and C*-algebras then provides the connection to the quantum-mechanical Hilbert space formalism, thus resulting in a novel axiomatic approach to general quantum mechanics that includes the types II and III von Neumann algebras.

Gerd Niestegge

2010-01-21T23:59:59.000Z

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New static spheroidal solution in Jordan-Brands-Dicke theory  

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The static spheroidal solutions of Jordan-Brands-Dicke theory (JBD) are studied. We consider the effect of the anisotropic stresses of scalar field on the shape of JBD self-graviting objects. It is shown that scalar fields can have significant effect on the structure and properties of self-graviting objects. In contrast with general relativity in JBD theory there are nonflat static spheroidal solutions.

S. M. Kozyrev

2010-12-06T23:59:59.000Z

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Brane World Cosmology In Jordan-Brans-Dicke Theory  

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We consider the embedding of 3+1 dimensional cosmology in 4+1 dimensional Jordan-Brans-Dicke theory. We show that exponentially growing and power law scale factors are implied. Whereas the 4+1 dimensional scalar field is approximately constant for each, the effective 3+1 dimensional scalar field is constant for exponentially growing scale factor and time dependent for power law scale factor.

M. Arik; D. Ciftci

2005-06-17T23:59:59.000Z

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Jordan-The World Bank Partnership for Market Readiness (PMR) | Open Energy  

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Jordan-The World Bank Partnership for Market Readiness (PMR) Jordan-The World Bank Partnership for Market Readiness (PMR) Jump to: navigation, search Logo: Jordan-The World Bank Partnership for Market Readiness (PMR) Name Jordan-The World Bank Partnership for Market Readiness (PMR) Agency/Company /Organization World Bank Partner Australia, Denmark, EC, Germany, Japan, Netherlands, Norway Spain, Switzerland, UK, and US Sector Climate, Energy Focus Area Non-renewable Energy, Buildings, Economic Development, Energy Efficiency, Goods and Materials, Greenhouse Gas, Grid Assessment and Integration, Industry, Offsets and Certificates, People and Policy, Transportation Topics Baseline projection, Finance, GHG inventory, Implementation, Low emission development planning, Market analysis, Policies/deployment programs

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OSTI News, OSTI's Jordan, Allen cited for centeral roles in Science...  

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Employees Cited for Central Roles in Science.gov December 23, 2005 Oak Ridge, TN - The Office of Scientific and Technical Information's Sharon Jordan and Valerie Allen were...

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Sedentarization and tourism : the case of the Zalabia Bedouin tribe of the southern Jordan.  

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??Most of the recent studies on the southern Jordan Bedouins portray the Bedouins as being resistant to change and development. These studies are more descriptive… (more)

Tarawneh, Musa Salim.

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The dynamics of information technology investment and the financial performance of the banking sector in Jordan.  

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??This thesis studies the fundamental factors that shape and propel financial developments in Jordan - mainly in the specific context of investment in information technology… (more)

Arabyat, Yaser A. A.

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Irish Representations in the Films of Jim Sheridan and Neil Jordan.  

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??This thesis explores four films from "second wave" directors Jim Sheridan and Neil Jordan: The Crying Game, The Butcher Boy, The Field, and The Boxer.… (more)

Jack, Jeffrey K.

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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"There is fear of tomorrow": Displaced Iraqi women in Jordan narrate their pasts and futures .  

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??Iraqi women living in Amman, Jordan view the city as a temporary residence, and their lives there are characterized by uncertainty and isolation. Iraqi social… (more)

MacDougall, Susan

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Organisational justice on work-related attitudes in selected commercial banks in Jordan.  

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??This study investigated the relationship between employees' perceptions of justice and work attitudes in relation to organisational structure in selected commercial banks in Jordan. Both… (more)

Abu-Tayeh, BK

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Oil Prices, External Income, and Growth: Lessons from Jordan  

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This paper extends the long-run growth model of Esfahani et al. (2012a) to a labour exporting country that receives large in‡ows of external income – the sum of remittances, FDI and general government transfers – from major oil exporting economies. The theoretical model predicts real oil prices to be one of the main long-run drivers of real output. Using quarterly data between 1979 and 2009 on core macroeconomic variables for Jordan and a number of key foreign variables, we identify two long-run relationships: an output equation as predicted by theory and an equation linking foreign and domestic in‡ation rates. It is shown that real output in the long run is shaped by (i) oil prices through their impact on external income and in turn on capital accumulation, and (ii) technological transfers through foreign output. The empirical analysis of the paper con…rms the hypothesis that a large share of Jordan’s output volatility can be associated with ‡uctuations in net income received from abroad (arising from oil price shocks). External factors, however, cannot be relied upon to provide similar growth stimuli in the future, and therefore it will be important to diversify the sources of growth in order to achieve a high and sustained level of income.

Kamiar Mohaddes A; Mehdi Raissi B

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Jordan frame supergravity and inflation in the NMSSM  

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We present a complete explicit N=1, d=4 supergravity action in an arbitrary Jordan frame with nonminimal scalar-curvature coupling of the form {Phi}(z,z)R. The action is derived by suitably gauge fixing the superconformal action. The theory has a modified Kaehler geometry, and it exhibits a significant dependence on the frame function {Phi}(z,z) and its derivatives over scalars, in the bosonic as well as in the fermionic part of the action. Under certain simple conditions, the scalar kinetic terms in the Jordan frame have a canonical form. We consider an embedding of the next-to-minimal supersymmetric standard model (NMSSM) gauge theory into supergravity, clarifying the Higgs inflation model recently proposed by Einhorn and Jones. We find that the conditions for canonical kinetic terms are satisfied for the NMSSM scalars in the Jordan frame, which leads to a simple action. However, we find that the gauge singlet field experiences a strong tachyonic instability during inflation in this model. Thus, a modification of the model is required to support the Higgs-type inflation.

Ferrara, Sergio [Physics Department, Theory Unit, CERN, CH 1211, Geneva 23 (Switzerland); INFN - Laboratori Nazionali di Frascati, Via Enrico Fermi 40, 00044 Frascati (Italy); Kallosh, Renata; Linde, Andrei [Department of Physics, Stanford University, Stanford, California 94305 (United States); Marrani, Alessio; Van Proeyen, Antoine [Instituut voor Theoretische Fysica, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Celestijnenlaan 200D, B-3001 Leuven (Belgium)

2010-08-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Kenya-Climate Technology Initiative Private Financing Advisory Network (CTI  

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Kenya-Climate Technology Initiative Private Financing Advisory Network (CTI Kenya-Climate Technology Initiative Private Financing Advisory Network (CTI PFAN) Jump to: navigation, search Logo: Kenya-Climate Technology Initiative Private Financing Advisory Network (CTI PFAN) Name Kenya-Climate Technology Initiative Private Financing Advisory Network (CTI PFAN) Agency/Company /Organization Climate Technology Initiative (CTI), United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership (REEEP) Partner International Centre for Environmental Technology Transfer Sector Energy Focus Area Agriculture, Biomass, - Biofuels, - Landfill Gas, - Waste to Energy, Buildings, Energy Efficiency, Forestry, Geothermal, Greenhouse Gas, Solar, Transportation, Water Power, Wind Topics Adaptation, Co-benefits assessment, - Energy Access, - Environmental and Biodiversity, - Health, - Macroeconomic, Finance, Implementation, Low emission development planning, -NAMA, -TNA

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Kenya-LEDS Tier I Activities | Open Energy Information  

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Kenya-LEDS Tier I Activities Kenya-LEDS Tier I Activities Jump to: navigation, search Name Kenya-LEDS Tier I Activities Agency/Company /Organization United States Department of State, United States Department of Agriculture Partner Multiple Ministries of Agriculture Sector Climate, Land Focus Area Agriculture, Land Use Topics Co-benefits assessment, Low emission development planning, -LEDS Website http://transition.usaid.gov/ou Program Start 2011 Program End 2014 Country Kenya Eastern Africa References Enhancing Capacity for Low Emission Development Strategies Program[1] Overview "Enhancing Capacity for Low Emission Development Strategies (EC-LEDS) is a U.S. Government initiative to support developing countries' efforts to pursue long-term, transformative development and accelerate sustainable,

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Event:Sustainable Energy Finance Summer Academy - Nairobi, Kenya | Open  

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Finance Summer Academy - Nairobi, Kenya Finance Summer Academy - Nairobi, Kenya Jump to: navigation, search Calendar.png Sustainable Energy Finance Summer Academy - Nairobi, Kenya: on 2012/10/21 UNEP Collaborating Centre for Climate and Sustainable Energy Finance (the Centre) offers a second Summer Academy this year for the very first time in Nairobi, Kenya with a special regional focus on Africa. The Summer Academy targets project developers, policy advisors, financiers and consultants. The Academy offers a comprehensive framework for financing renewable energy and energy efficiency projects in both emerging and developing markets, including practical, integrated knowledge and tools. There will be a wealth of opportunities to network and solve problems with other relevant stakeholders. Please note: The selection of applications will be on a first-come,

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Kenya-Capital Markets Climate Initiative | Open Energy Information  

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Kenya-Capital Markets Climate Initiative Kenya-Capital Markets Climate Initiative Jump to: navigation, search Name Kenya-Capital Markets Climate Initiative Agency/Company /Organization World Economic Forum Partner UK Department of Energy and Climate Sector Climate Topics Finance, Low emission development planning, -LEDS Website http://www.decc.gov.uk/en/cont Country Kenya Eastern Africa References CMCI[1] World Economic Forum[2] The Capital Markets Climate Initiative (CMCI) is a public-private initiative designed to support the scale up of private finance flows for low carbon technologies, solutions and infrastructure in developing economies by: Developing a common understanding amongst policy makers of why and how public sector action can help mobilise private capital and encourage new markets in low carbon investments

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Appropriate water treatment for the Nyanza Province of Kenya  

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In 2000 the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in conjunction with CARE International began working with several local non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in the Nyanza Province of Kenya to reduce the rate ...

Alekal, Pragnya Y. (Pragnya Yogesh), 1977-

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Prospects for grid-connected solar PV in Kenya  

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Kenya's electric power system is heavily reliant on hydropower, leaving it vulnerable during recurring droughts. Supply shortfalls are currently met through the use of expensive leased diesel generation. Therefore, plans ...

Rose, Amy Michelle

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A Newly Found Jet in North Kenya (Turkana Channel)  

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On the basis of recent pilot balloon observations which have become available in northern Kenya, it is shown that there exists a strong southeasterly low-level jet in the Turkana Channel which separates the Ethiopian Highlands the East African ...

J. H. Kinuthia; G. C. Asnani

1982-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Surrogates for Government? NGOs and the State in Kenya  

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2003. McSherry, B. and J.N. Brass. “The Political Economy ofBrendan and Jennifer N. Brass. 2007. “The Political Economyin Kenya by Jennifer Naomi Brass A dissertation submitted in

Brass, Jennifer Naomi

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Diagnosing Kenya Rainfall in Boreal Autumn: Further Exploration  

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A powerful zonal vertical circulation cell along the Indian Ocean equator controls the boreal autumn rains in Kenya, with a tight negative correlation between surface westerlies (UEQ) and rainfall. UEQ is favored by a steep eastward pressure ...

Charles Mutai; Dierk Polzin; Stefan Hastenrath

2012-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Kenya-UNDP Climate Activities | Open Energy Information  

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UNDP Climate Activities UNDP Climate Activities Agency/Company /Organization United Nations Development Programme Sector Energy, Land Topics Background analysis UN Region Eastern Africa References UNDP Climate Projects Map [1] UNDP Climate Projects in Kenya Coping with Drought & Climate Change Coping with Drought & Climate Change Coping with drought and climate change Coping with Drought and Climate Change Coping with Drought and Climate Change (4KEN05410) Development and Implementation of a Standards and Labelling Programme in Kenya Kenya Sustainable Transport Development: "Road Bypass Constructions" on Major Urban Centres along the Northern Corridor in Kenya Regional Project Building capacity in sub-Saharan Africa to respond to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change UNFCCC (Completed)

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Kenya-Enhancing Capacity for Low Emission Development Strategies | Open  

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Kenya-Enhancing Capacity for Low Emission Development Strategies Kenya-Enhancing Capacity for Low Emission Development Strategies Jump to: navigation, search Name Kenya-Enhancing Capacity for Low Emission Development Strategies Agency/Company /Organization United States Agency for International Development, United States Environmental Protection Agency, United States Department of Energy, United States Department of Agriculture, United States Department of State Sector Climate, Energy, Land Focus Area Renewable Energy, Buildings, Energy Efficiency Topics Finance, GHG inventory, Implementation, Low emission development planning, -LEDS, Resource assessment Program Start 2010 Program End 2016 Country Kenya Eastern Africa References EC-LEDS[1] Contents 1 Overview 2 Framework 3 Lessons Learned and Good Practices 4 Progress and Outcomes

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HIV mortality in urban slums of Nairobi, Kenya 2003¿2010: a period effect analysis  

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Abstract Background It has been almost a decade since HIV was declared a national disaster in Kenya. Antiretroviral therapy (ART) provision has been a mainstay of HIV treatment efforts globally. In Kenya, the government started ART provision in 2003...

Oti, Samuel O; Mutua, Michael; Mgomella, George S; Egondi, Thaddaeus; Ezeh, Alex; Kyobutungi, Catherine

2013-06-17T23:59:59.000Z

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Evaluation of two methods of estimating larval habitat productivity in western Kenya highlands  

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Health Research, Kenya Medical Research Institute, P. O. BoxAfrica Institute of Medical Research; 1987. 29. Scott JA,Health Research, Kenya Medical Research Institute, P. O. Box

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Cauchy interlacing theorem in simple Euclidean Jordan algebras and some consequences  

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In this article, based on the min-max theorem of Hirzebruch, we formulate and prove the Cauchy interlacing theorem in simple Euclidean Jordan algebras. As a consequence, we relate the inertias of an element and its principal components and extend some well known matrix theory theorems and inequalities to the setting of simple Euclidean Jordan algebras.

M. Seetharama Gowda A; J. Tao B

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Hom-Maltsev, Hom-alternative, and Hom-Jordan algebras  

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Hom-Maltsev(-admissible) algebras are defined, and it is shown that Hom-alternative algebras are Hom-Maltsev-admissible. With a new definition of a Hom-Jordan algebra, it is shown that Hom-alternative algebras are Hom-Jordan-admissible. Hom-type generalizations of some well-known identities in alternative algebras, including the Moufang identities, are obtained.

Donald Yau

2010-02-21T23:59:59.000Z

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Treatability study on the use of by-product sulfur in Kazakhstan for the stabilization of hazardous and radioactive wastes  

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The Republic of Kazakhstan generates significant quantities of excess sulfur from the production and refining of petroleum reserves. In addition, the country also produces hazardous, and radioactive wastes which require treatment/stabilization. In an effort to find secondary uses for the elemental sulfur, and simultaneously produce a material which could be used to encapsulate, and reduce the dispersion of harmful contaminants into the environment, BNL evaluated the use of the sulfur polymer cement (SPC) produced from by-product sulfur in Kazakhstan. This thermoplastic binder material forms a durable waste form with low leaching properties and is compatible with a wide range of waste types. Several hundred kilograms of Kazakhstan sulfur were shipped to the U.S. and converted to SPC (by reaction with 5 wt% organic modifiers) for use in this study. A phosphogypsum sand waste generated in Kazakhstan during the purification of phosphate fertilizer was selected for treatment. Waste loading of 40 wt% were easily achieved. Waste form performance testing included compressive strength, water immersion, and Accelerated Leach Testing. 14 refs., 7 figs., 6 tabs.

Yim, Sung Paal; Kalb, P.D.; Milian, L.W.

1997-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Treatability study on the use of by-product sulfur in Kazakhstan for the stabilization of hazardous and radioactive wastes  

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The Republic of Kazakhstan generates significant quantities of excess elemental sulfur from the production and refining of petroleum reserves. In addition, the country also produces hazardous, and radioactive wastes which require treatment/stabilization. In an effort to find secondary uses for the elemental sulfur, and simultaneously produce a material which could be used to encapsulate, and reduce the dispersion of harmful contaminants into the environment, BNL evaluated the use of the sulfur polymer cement (SPC) produced from by-product sulfur in Kazakhstan. This thermoplastic binder material forms a durable waste form with low leaching properties and is compatible with a wide range of waste types. Several hundred kilograms of Kazakhstan sulfur were shipped to the US and converted to SPC (by reaction with 5 wt% organic modifiers) for use in this study. A phosphogypsum sand waste generated in Kazakhstan during the purification of phosphate fertilizer was selected for treatment. Waste loadings of 40 wt% were easily achieved. Waste form performance testing included compressive strength, water immersion, and Accelerated Leach Testing.

Kalb, P.D.; Milian, L.W. [Brookhaven National Lab., Upton, NY (United States). Environmental and Waste Technology Center; Yim, S.P. [Korea Atomic Energy Research Inst. (Korea, Republic of); Dyer, R.S.; Michaud, W.R. [Environmental Protection Agency (United States)

1997-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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General Analysis of Inflation in the Jordan frame Supergravity  

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We study various inflation models in the Jordan frame supergravity with a logarithmic Kahler potential. We find that, in a class of inflation models containing an additional singlet in the superpotential, three types of inflation can be realized: the Higgs-type inflation, power-law inflation, and chaotic inflation with/without a running kinetic term. The former two are possible if the holomorphic function dominates over the non-holomorphic one in the frame function, while the chaotic inflation occurs when both are comparable. Interestingly, the fractional-power potential can be realized by the running kinetic term. We also discuss the implication for the Higgs inflation in supergravity.

Kazunori Nakayama; Fuminobu Takahashi

2010-09-17T23:59:59.000Z

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Brans-Dicke wormholes in the Jordan and Einstein frames  

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We examine the possibility of static wormhole solutions in the vacuum Brans-Dicke theory both in the original (Jordan) frame and in the conformally rescaled (Einstein) frame. It turns out that, in the former frame, wormholes exist only in a very narrow interval of the coupling parameter, viz., -3/2

K. K. Nandi; B. Bhattacharjee; S. M. K. Alam; J. Evans

2009-05-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Brans-Dicke theory: Jordan vs Einstein Frame  

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It is well known that, in contrast to general relativity, there are two conformally related frames, the Jordan frame and the Einstein frame, in which the Brans-Dicke theory, a prototype of generic scalar-tensor theory, can be formulated. There is a long standing debate on the physical equivalence of the formulations in these two different frames. It is shown here that gravitational deflection of light to second order accuracy may observationally distinguish the two versions of the Brans-Dicke theory.

A. Bhadra; K. Sarkar; D. P. Datta; K. K. Nandi

2006-05-19T23:59:59.000Z

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World Institute for Nuclear Security Workshop at Y-12 Brings...  

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Countries represented at the workshop include Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Indonesia, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Lithuania, Malaysia, Mexico, Morocco, Nigeria, Pakistan, South...

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Affine Jordan cells, logarithmic correlators, and hamiltonian reduction  

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We study a particular type of logarithmic extension of SL(2,R) Wess-Zumino-Witten models. It is based on the introduction of affine Jordan cells constructed as multiplets of quasi-primary fields organized in indecomposable representations of the Lie algebra sl(2). We solve the simultaneously imposed set of conformal and SL(2,R) Ward identities for two- and three-point chiral blocks. These correlators will in general involve logarithmic terms and may be represented compactly by considering spins with nilpotent parts. The chiral blocks are found to exhibit hierarchical structures revealed by computing derivatives with respect to the spins. We modify the Knizhnik-Zamolodchikov equations to cover affine Jordan cells and show that our chiral blocks satisfy these equations. It is also demonstrated that a simple and well-established prescription for hamiltonian reduction at the level of ordinary correlators extends straightforwardly to the logarithmic correlators as the latter then reduce to the known results for two- and three-point conformal blocks in logarithmic conformal field theory.

Jorgen Rasmussen

2005-08-24T23:59:59.000Z

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An Integrated Geophysical Analysis Of The Upper Crust Of The Southern Kenya  

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Upper Crust Of The Southern Kenya Upper Crust Of The Southern Kenya Rift Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Journal Article: An Integrated Geophysical Analysis Of The Upper Crust Of The Southern Kenya Rift Details Activities (0) Areas (0) Regions (0) Abstract: Previous interpretations of seismic data collected by the Kenya Rift International Seismic Project (KRISP) experiments indicate the presence of crustal thickening within the rift valley area beneath the Kenya dome, an uplift centred on the southern part of the Kenya rift. North of the dome, these interpretations show thinning of the crust and an increase in crustal extension. To the south near the Kenya/Tanzania border, crustal thinning associated with the rift is modest. Our study was aimed at further investigating crustal structure from this dome southwards via a

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Le Système international d'unités The International System of ...  

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... générale : Bélarus, CARICOM, Costa Rica, Croatie, Cuba, Équateur, Estonie, Hong Kong (Chine), Jamaïque, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Lettonie, Lituanie ...

2010-07-21T23:59:59.000Z

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Chemical Metrology and its Impact on Industry and Quality of ...  

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... Members States • 53 States (including recent Members States Kazakhstan and Croatia; per Jan. 2010 Kenya) • Associate Members ...

2012-10-18T23:59:59.000Z

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Enhancing Capacity for Low Emission Development Strategies (EC...  

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Albania, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Colombia, Costa Rica, Gabon, Georgia, Guatemala, Indonesia, Jamaica, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Republic of Macedonia, Malawi, Malaysia, Mexico,...

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Jordan-US Forest Service Climate Change Technical Cooperation | Open Energy  

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US Forest Service Climate Change Technical Cooperation US Forest Service Climate Change Technical Cooperation Jump to: navigation, search Name Jordan-US Forest Service Climate Change Technical Cooperation Agency/Company /Organization United States Forest Service Sector Land Topics Background analysis Website http://www.fs.fed.us/global/to Country Jordan Western Asia References US Forest Service Climate Change Technical Cooperation[1] "In Jordan, the Forest Service provides technical support to Bedouin communities on community grassland rehabilitation projects. The focus is on rehabilitating extremely degraded rangelands-unique because it is designed to work without using fences to exclude grazing animals." References ↑ "US Forest Service Climate Change Technical Cooperation" Retrieved from

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Social determinants, lived experiences, and consequences of household food insecurity among persons living with HIV/AIDS on the shore of Lake Victoria, Kenya  

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shore of Lake Victoria, Kenya 1 Social determinants, livedshore of Lake Victoria, Kenya Jason M. Nagata a,b* , RichardIsland, Nyanza Province, Kenya; d Department of Obstetrics,

Nagata, Jason M; Magerenge, Richard O; Young, Sera L; Oguta, Joel O; Weiser, Sheri D; Cohen, Craig R

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Peasant Response to Agricultural Innovations: Land Consolidation, Agrarian Diversification and Technical Change. The Case of Bungoma District in Western Kenya, 1954-1960.  

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and Crisis in Colonial Kenya: The Dialectic of Domination.Economies: Some Lessons from Kenya. New York: The Macmillanof the Nyanza Province of Kenya 1903-1953. London: Oxford

Makana, Nicholas E

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Jordan-Wigner formalism for classical simulation beyond binary matchgates  

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The unitary matchgate circuits introduced by Valiant provide an interesting class of quantum circuits that are classically efficiently simulatable. They were shown by Terhal & DiVincenzo and Knill to be related to the physics of non-interacting fermions. The Jordan-Wigner (JW) formalism provides an efficient classical simulation of the latter, which turns out to be equivalent to the restricted case of circuits of binary (2-qubit) matchgates. Valiant's formalism allows further unitary gates: in particular we may include arbitrary 1-qubit gates on the first qubit line at any stage within a binary matchgate circuit. In this note we show how the JW formalism may be extended to provide an efficient classical simulation of such extended circuits, and we show how the simulability also follows from some elementary Lie algebra theory. The essential ingredients have been indicated previously by Knill in a condensed and abstract form, and our purpose is to make these results explicit and transparent.

Richard Jozsa; Akimasa Miyake

2013-11-13T23:59:59.000Z

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Jordan-Schwinger realizations of three-dimensional polynomial algebras  

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A three-dimensional polynomial algebra of order $m$ is defined by the commutation relations $[P_0, P_\\pm]$ $=$ $\\pm P_\\pm$, $[P_+, P_-]$ $=$ $\\phi^{(m)}(P_0)$ where $\\phi^{(m)}(P_0)$ is an $m$-th order polynomial in $P_0$ with the coefficients being constants or central elements of the algebra. It is shown that two given mutually commuting polynomial algebras of orders $l$ and $m$ can be combined to give two distinct $(l+m+1)$-th order polynomial algebras. This procedure follows from a generalization of the well known Jordan-Schwinger method of construction of $su(2)$ and $su(1,1)$ algebras from two mutually commuting boson algebras.

V. Sunil Kumar; B. A. Bambah; R. Jagannathan

2002-05-02T23:59:59.000Z

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A class of generalised Jordan-Schwinger maps  

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In this article we introduce a class of generalisations of the Jordan-Schwinger (JS) map which realises the recent proposed generalised sl(2) (G-sl(2)) algebra via two independent Generalised Heisenberg Algebras (GHA). Although the GHA and the G-sl(2) algebra exhibit more general algebraic structures than the Heisenberg and sl(2) algebras, the generalised JS map presents a compact and simple structure wich includes the standard JS map as a particular case. Finally, since in the GHA there is a physical interpretation in terms of composite particles, we will carry out this assertion in a manner that the generalised sl(2) algebra could be related to composite particles with angular momentum.

N M Oliveira-Neto; E M F Curado; M A Rego-Monteiro

2007-07-25T23:59:59.000Z

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Quantum toy-model escape to Jordan-block horizon  

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An an exactly solvable quantum model is found to sample the evolution towards the sudden and complete loss of observability. For the purpose we choose an N-level system. While the time runs from 0 to 1, the process (leading to the collapse) is controlled by a toy-model Hamiltonian H and by a unitary-evolution guaranteeing minimally anisotropic (i.e., unique) Hilbert-space metric. The process of the degeneracy of the real N-plet of energy levels is studied without the usual assumption of adiabaticity. The initial Hamiltonian is diagonal, the initial metric is chosen as identity. Once the system reaches the observability horizon, the metric becomes singular (of rank one) while the end-point Hamiltonian acquires the canonical Jordan-block form (i.e., it loses its diagonalizability). An optimal measure of the distance from the final catastrophe is finally found in a universal, exact formula for the spectrum of the metric.

Miloslav Znojil

2012-12-04T23:59:59.000Z

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Action with Acceleration II: Euclidean Hamiltonian and Jordan Blocks  

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The Euclidean action with acceleration has been analyzed in [1], hereafter cited as reference I, for its Hamiltonian and path integral. In this paper, the state space of the Hamiltonian is analyzed for the case when it is pseudo-Hermitian (equivalent to a Hermitian Hamiltonian), as well as the case when it is inequivalent. The propagator is computed using both creation/destruction operators as well as the path integral. A state space calculation of the propagator shows the crucial role played by the dual state vectors that yields a result impossible to obtain from a Hermitian Hamiltonian acting on a Hilbert space. When it is not pseudo-Hermitian, the Hamiltonian is shown to be a direct sum of Jordan blocks.

Belal E. Baaquie

2012-11-30T23:59:59.000Z

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OSTIblog Posts by Sharon Jordan | OSTI, US Dept of Energy, Office of  

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Sharon Jordan Sharon Jordan Sharon Jordan's picture OSTI Assistant Director, Program Integration STIP Partnership Ensures DOE R&D Results Are Disseminated Sharon Jordan, OSTI Assistant Director, and John Kunze, California Digital Libra Published on Jun 16, 2011 Many posts could be written about the rich history of the Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI), which dates back to 1945 when Colonel K. D. Nichols announced plans for a complete and authoritative scientific record of all research work performed by Manhattan District contractors. However, I want to focus on a specific slice of that history, one that is going strong and is well represented across the DOE complex. I'm referring to DOE's Scientific and Technical Information Program (STIP, www.osti.gov/stip).

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U.S. Exports to Jordan of Total Petroleum Products (Thousand ...  

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U.S. Exports to Jordan of Total Petroleum Products (Thousand Barrels per Day) Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec; 2004: 0: 0: 0: 0: ...

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Towards improved partnerships in the water sector in the Middle East : A case study of Jordan  

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This dissertation focuses on the use of public-private partnerships (PPPs) in the water sector in Jordan, a Middle East pioneer with respect to experimenting with different approaches to delivering water services in both ...

Odeh, Nancy

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Symmetry, Self-Duality and the Jordan Structure of Quantum Mechanics  

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I explore several related routes to deriving the Jordan-algebraic structure of finite-dimensional quantum theory from more transparent operational or physical principles, mainly involving ideas about the symmetries of, and the correlations between, probabilistic models. The key tool is the Koecher-Vinberg Theorem, which identifies formally real Jordan algebras with finite-dimensional order-unit spaces having homogeneous, self-dual cones.

Alexander Wilce

2011-10-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Jordan Pairs, E6 and U-Duality in Five Dimensions  

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By exploiting the Jordan pair structure of U-duality Lie algebras in D = 3 and the relation to the super-Ehlers symmetry in D = 5, we elucidate the massless multiplet structure of the spectrum of a broad class of D = 5 supergravity theories. Both simple and semi-simple, Euclidean rank-3 Jordan algebras are considered. Theories sharing the same bosonic sector but with different supersymmetrizations are also analyzed.

Sergio Ferrara; Alessio Marrani; Bruno Zumino

2012-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Pascual Jordan's legacy and the ongoing research in quantum field theory  

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Pascual Jordan's path-breaking role as the protagonist of quantum field theory (QFT) is recalled and his friendly dispute with Dirac's particle-based relativistic quantum theory is presented as the start of the field-particle conundrum which, though in modified form, persists up to this date. Jordan had an intuitive understanding that the existence of a causal propagation with finite propagation speed in a quantum theory led to radically different physical phenomena than those of QM. The conceptional-mathematical understanding for such an approach began to emerge only 30 years later. The strongest link between Jordan's view of QFT and modern "local quantum physics" is the central role of causal locality as the defining principle of QFT as opposed to the Born localization in QM. The issue of causal localization is also the arena where misunderstandings led to a serious derailment of large part of particle theory e.g. the misinterpretation of an infinite component pointlike field resulting from the quantization of the Nambu-Goto Lagrangian as a spacetime quantum string. The new concept of modular localization, which replaces Jordan's causal locality, is especially important to overcome the imperfections of gauge theories for which Jordan was the first to note nonlocal aspects of physical (not Lagrangian) charged fields. Two interesting subjects in which Jordan was far ahead of his contemporaries will be presented in two separate sections.

Bert Schroer

2010-10-21T23:59:59.000Z

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Special identities for the pre-Jordan product in the free dendriform algebra  

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Pre-Jordan algebras were introduced recently in analogy with pre-Lie algebras. A pre-Jordan algebra is a vector space $A$ with a bilinear multiplication $x \\cdot y$ such that the product $x \\circ y = x \\cdot y + y \\cdot x$ endows $A$ with the structure of a Jordan algebra, and the left multiplications $L_\\cdot(x)\\colon y \\mapsto x \\cdot y$ define a representation of this Jordan algebra on $A$. Equivalently, $x \\cdot y$ satisfies these multilinear identities: [see PDF]. The pre-Jordan product $x \\cdot y = x \\succ y + y \\prec x$ in any dendriform algebra also satisfies these identities. We use computational linear algebra based on the representation theory of the symmetric group to show that every identity of degree $\\le 7$ for this product is implied by the identities of degree 4, but that there exist new identities of degree 8 which do not follow from those of lower degree. There is an isomorphism of $S_8$-modules between these new identities and the special identities for the Jordan diproduct in an associative dialgebra.

Murray R. Bremner; Sara Madariaga

2012-12-21T23:59:59.000Z

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The Protection of Pharmaceutical Patents and Data under TRIPS and US-Jordan FTA: Exploring the Limits of Obligations and Flexibilities: A Study of the Impacts on the Pharmaceutical Sector in Jordan.  

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??In 2000, Jordan signed the Agreement on Trade-related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (the TRIPS Agreement) and a free trade agreement with the US (USJFTA).… (more)

Abughanm, Saad

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Souvenir of Kyoto's Entertainment: The Shiomi Rakuchu-Rakugaizu Screens in the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art; Shiomi Rakuchu-Rakugaizu Screens in the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art.  

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??This thesis examines an unstudied pair of eight-paneled Japanese rakuchurakugaizu screens donated by Dr. Robert H. Shiomi to the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art (JSMA).… (more)

Hanson, Heather, 1984-

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Strengthening Adaptation and Resilience to Climate Change in Kenya (StARCK)  

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and Resilience to Climate Change in Kenya (StARCK) and Resilience to Climate Change in Kenya (StARCK) Jump to: navigation, search Name Strengthening Adaptation and Resilience to Climate Change in Kenya (StARCK) Agency/Company /Organization United Kingdom Department for International Development Sector Climate Focus Area Greenhouse Gas Topics Adaptation, Co-benefits assessment, Low emission development planning Website http://projects.dfid.gov.uk/pr Program Start 2010 Program End 2013 Country Kenya Eastern Africa References Strengthening Adaptation and Resilience to Climate Change in Kenya (StARCK) [1] The intended outcome of the programme is that new mechanisms are established by the Govt. of Kenya, private sector and civil society to enable substantially expanded investments for increased resilience to

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Kenya-Strengthening Adaptation and Resilience to Climate Change(StARCK) |  

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Kenya-Strengthening Adaptation and Resilience to Climate Change(StARCK) Kenya-Strengthening Adaptation and Resilience to Climate Change(StARCK) Jump to: navigation, search Name Strengthening Adaptation and Resilience to Climate Change in Kenya (StARCK) Agency/Company /Organization United Kingdom Department for International Development Sector Climate Focus Area Greenhouse Gas Topics Adaptation, Co-benefits assessment, Low emission development planning Website http://projects.dfid.gov.uk/pr Program Start 2010 Program End 2013 Country Kenya Eastern Africa References Strengthening Adaptation and Resilience to Climate Change in Kenya (StARCK) [1] The intended outcome of the programme is that new mechanisms are established by the Govt. of Kenya, private sector and civil society to enable substantially expanded investments for increased resilience to

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Treated Wastewater for Irrigated Agriculture in the Jordan Valley - Analysing Water allocation and Willingness to Pay for reused water.  

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??Jordan Valley is an important regional supplier of crops where much of the freshwater resources are consumed. A Water Reuse Index shows that there is… (more)

Alfarra, Amani

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Stand biomass dynamics of pine plantations and natural forests on dry steppe in Kazakhstan  

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Biomass dynamics were studied in isolated relict stands of scots pine (Pinus sylvestris) on the dry steppe of Kazakhstan (53-54N) where potential evaporation is 500-600 mm/yr and the rainfall is 250-260 mm/yr. Samples were taken from 7 plots in natural stands on sandy forest soils (age 13-110 years) and 10 plots in plantations on dark-chestnut-coloured soils (age 5-50 years). Nine or 10 sample trees were taken from each plot, giving a total of 68 and 96 sample trees in natural and plantation stands respectively. Root systems were excavated and fractionated in 11 plots. Analyses indicated that the stability of these stands becomes critical at 10-20 yrs, when foliage biomass reaches its maximum (7-13 t/ha dry weight), both in plantations and natural stands. Self-regulating mechanisms in natural stands provide stability that may not develop in some plantations. Natural stands may show an abrupt decrease in foliage biomass at the time of canopy closure, but it increases again by age 40-50 yrs. In plantations this critical period may cause die-back and may trigger stand collapse before maturity. Stem and root biomass increases monotonically and does not depend upon stand origin. The total biomass production is influenced by ground water level and the presence of and depth to the clay layer underlying the sandy sediments.

Vladimir A. Usoltsev; Jerome K. Vanclay

1995-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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HIV/AIDS mortality differential across provinces in Kenya and through time.  

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??This study examined the relationship between socio-economic factors and AIDS mortality rate in the eight provinces of Kenya between 1995 and 2002. The fundamental difference… (more)

Adari, Johnson Samuel

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Demokratiudvikling og civilsamfundsorganisationer : et casestudie af betydningen af civilsamfundsorganisationers roller i udviklingen af demokrati i Kenya.  

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??Demokratiudvikling og civilsamfundsorganisationer – et casestudie af betydningen af civilsamfundsorganisationers roller i udviklingen af demokrati i Kenya. Udgangspunkt for opgaven, er at undersøge hvilke roller… (more)

Bohn, Nanette Mia

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

273

The Influence of Adolescent's Perceptions of Parental Behaviors on Academic Achievement Orientation in Kenya.  

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??The purpose of this study was to examine the influence of adolescent’s perceptions of parental behaviors on academic achievement orientation in Kenya. The analysis in… (more)

Ansah, Frank

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

274

PUBLIC RELATIONS IN KENYA: AN EXPLORATION OF PUBLIC RELATIONS MODELS AND CULTURAL INFLUENCES.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??There has not been a single study on the practice of public relations in Kenya despite the country attracting multinational corporations that are increasingly using… (more)

Kiambi, Dane Mwirigi

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

275

HIV in Kenya: Sexual behaviour and quality of care of sexually transmitted diseases.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??This thesis describes three important determinants of HIV spread in Kenya: 1. Sexual behaviour of female sex workers, their clients, and young adults 2. Health… (more)

Voeten, H.A.C.M.

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

276

The alternative of Chinese aid in Africa : impacts of China's development strategy through Chinese aid, finance, and firms in Kenya  

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This thesis examines the differences of Chinese and Western aid implementation and its effects in Africa though the case study of Chinese aid and finance for road development in Kenya. Today, Kenya receives tangible benefits ...

Mullin, Deborah Wei

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

277

Linking farmer, forest and watershed: Understanding forestry and soil resource management along the upper Njoro River, Kenya  

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Kenya is generally considered to be poor, and that in the UCRN, because of the cold and overcast weather,

Krupnik, Timothy J.

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

278

Identification of malaria transmission and epidemic hotspots in the Western Kenya highlands: its application to malaria epidemic prediction.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Weather data Mean monthly rainfall, maximum and minimum temperature for the study sites was obtained from the Kenya

Wanjala, Christine L; Waitumbi, John; Zhou, Guofa; Githeko, Andrew K

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

279

Observational signatures of Jordan-Brans-Dicke theories of gravity  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We analyze the Jordan-Brans-Dicke model (JBD) of gravity, where deviations from General Relativity (GR) are described by a scalar field non-minimally coupled to gravity. The theory is characterized by a constant coupling parameter, $\\omega_{\\rm JBD}$; GR is recovered in the limit $\\omega_{\\rm JBD} \\to \\infty$. In such theories, gravity modifications manifest at early times, so that one cannot rely on the usual approach of looking for inconsistencies in the expansion history and perturbations growth in order to discriminate between JBD and GR. However, we show that a similar technique can be successfully applied to early and late times observables instead. Cosmological parameters inferred extrapolating early-time observations to the present will match those recovered from direct late-time observations only if the correct gravity theory is used. We use the primary CMB, as will be seen by the Planck satellite, as the early-time observable; and forthcoming and planned Supernov{\\ae}, Baryonic Acoustic Oscillations and Weak Lensing experiments as late-time observables. We find that detection of values of $\\omega_{\\rm JBD}$ as large as 500 and 1000 is within reach of the upcoming (2010) and next-generation (2020) experiments, respectively.

Viviana Acquaviva; Licia Verde

2007-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

280

Microsoft Word - Kenya_10km_solar_country_report.doc  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Kenya Kenya Final country report prepared by Christoph Schillings 1 Richard Meyer 2 Franz Trieb 1 1 Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt, DLR-Stuttgart, Institut für Technische Thermodynamik, Pfaffenwaldring 38-40, D-70569 Stuttgart, Germany 2 Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt, DLR-Oberpfaffenhofen, Institut für Physik der Atmosphäre, D-82234 Weßling, Germany submitted to UNEP / GEF October 2004 Content 1. Method description (satellite data, GHI-method, DNI-method) 2. Model output (GHI, DNI) 3. Comparison with ground measurements (if available) 4. References Notice This report was prepared as an account of work within the SWERA project funded by GEF / UNEP. The results presented here were produced by state-of-the-art methods with best-known data. The

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Perspectives on the Present State and Future of Higher Education Faculty Development in Kazakhstan: Implications for National Human Resource Development  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

After the collapse of the Soviet Union in the early 1990's Kazakhstan experienced a socio-economic transition from a socialist economy to a free market economy and was challenged with building a newly independent state. In pursuit of fulfilling strategic nationwide tasks, the government undertook multidimensional measures in all spheres. However, in order to implement such profound changes and keep up with globalization, the newly independent state found itself in a position where there was a burning need for a serious update in knowledge and skills in all fields. In light of the National State Conception of Education Development of 2005 (NSCED), higher education in Kazakhstan is viewed as the most fundamental liaison between academia, research and innovation in industry and business of the country. Integration of these three components represents the concept of a national innovation system that will allow Kazakhstan to establish successfully its own competitive advantage in the global arena. Therefore, the higher education faculty of Kazakhstan becomes the driving force in fulfilling such grand tasks as relating research to practice, as well as increasing the knowledge, skills, and capacities of young specialists and researchers for a future sustainable society. In other words, there is a need to determine the current status of higher education faculty development which may then serve as a basis for a comprehensive approach and enable the compliance process with the Bologna international standards of education to be expedited. For the purpose of this study, a qualitative research methodology was used whereby the researcher was the primary research tool who interviewed 20 faculty members and university administrators from two large universities of national status in Kazakhstan. The data collection tools employed were semi-structured interviews, observations, and document analysis and field notes. Since the nature of this phenomenological study is exploratory and descriptive, it was considered holistically and based on interpretation and analysis of all study participants combined. Moreover, the phenomenon under study is complex due to a dynamic interaction and interdependence of multiple HRD levels; and consequently, it was viewed through the contexts of international relationships, the country's broad societal transformations, and its organizational and individual levels. The research findings indicate that there is no systematic and consistent approach to faculty development in the area of higher education in Kazakhstan. The majority of current faculty development and any professional development activities tend to have a spontaneous character without implementation of a thorough faculty needs task analysis or performance evaluation. The faculty as social subjects with different socio-cultural identities is currently in the process of constructing a new academic identity based on updated social values, beliefs, mentality and work styles. In the case of successfully updating professional expertise and higher education policy implementation, the faculty will constitute a group of highly educated experts and professionals who are capable of providing the younger generation with a high quality education according to international standards and conducting intensive research that will connect the theory and practice through real applications in various industries.

Seitova, Dinara T.

2009-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

282

Evolutionary sequences and hydrocarbon potential of Kenya sedimentary basins  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Kenya basins have evolved primarily through extension related to episodic continental rifting. In eastern Kenya, thick accumulations of sediments formed within grabens during the prerift phase (Precambrian to Carboniferous) of the Gondwana breakup. Synrift sedimentation (Late Carboniferous to Middle Jurassic) occurred within a north-south rift system, which included the Mandera basin, South Anza basin, and Lamu embayment. During the Early Jurassic, a marine transgression invaded the margins of the eastern Kenya rift basins, resulting in the deposition of platform carbonates and shales. A Callovian-aged salt basin formed in the offshore regions of the Lamu embayment. Intermittent tectonic activity and eustatic sea-level changes controlled sedimentation, which produced marine shales, carbonates or evaporites, and fluvio-deltaic to lacustrine sandstones. From the Early Cretaceous to recent, continental sediments were deposited within the North Anza and Turkana basins. These fluvial-lacustrine sediments are similar to the Lower Cretaceous sequences that have produced oil in the Mesozoic Sudanese Abu Gabra rift. Although exploration activities began in the early 1950s, significant occurrences of potential reservoir, source, and seal lithologies as well as trapping configurations remain in many areas. Favorable structures and sequences of reservoir sandstones and carbonates overlain by potentially sealing lacustrine or marine shales, evaporites, or volcanics have been noted. Potential source beds are believed to be present within shales of the lacustrine or marine depositional environments.

Cregg, A.K. (Western Atlas International, Inc., Carrollton, TX (United States))

1991-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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EIS-0489: Jordan Cove Liquefaction Project (Coos County, OR) and Pacific  

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

9: Jordan Cove Liquefaction Project (Coos County, OR) and 9: Jordan Cove Liquefaction Project (Coos County, OR) and Pacific Connector Pipeline Project (Coos, Klamath, Jackson, and Douglas Counties, OR) EIS-0489: Jordan Cove Liquefaction Project (Coos County, OR) and Pacific Connector Pipeline Project (Coos, Klamath, Jackson, and Douglas Counties, OR) SUMMARY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) will prepare an EIS to analyze the potential environmental impacts of a proposal to construct and operate a liquefied natural gas facility in Coos County, Oregon, and to construct and operate a natural gas pipeline project that would cross Klamath, Jackson, Douglas, and Coos Counties, Oregon. DOE, along with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (COE), U.S. Department of Agriculture (Forest Service), and the U.S. Department of the Interior (Bureau of Land Management, Bureau

284

Preferred Quantization Rules: Born-Jordan vs. Weyl: the Pseudo-Differential Point of View  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

There has recently been evidence for replacing the usual Weyl quantization procedure by the older and much less known Born-Jordan rule. In this paper we discuss this quantization procedure in detail and relate it to recent results of Boggiato, De Donno, and Oliaro on the Cohen class. We begin with a discussion of some properties of Shubin's $\\tau$-pseudo-differential calculus, which allows us to show that the Born-Jordan quantization of a symbol $a$ is the average for $\\tau\\in\\lbrack0,1]$ of the $\\tau$-operators with symbol $a$. We study the properties of the Born-Jordan operators, including their symplectic covariance, and give their Weyl symbol.

Maurice de Gosson; Franz Luef

2011-02-25T23:59:59.000Z

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An Integrated Geophysical Study Of The Northern Kenya Rift | Open Energy  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Kenya Rift Kenya Rift Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Journal Article: An Integrated Geophysical Study Of The Northern Kenya Rift Details Activities (0) Areas (0) Regions (0) Abstract: The Kenyan part of the East African rift is among the most studied rift zones in the world. It is characterized by: (1) a classic rift valley, (2) sheer escarpments along the faulted borders of the rift valley, (3) voluminous volcanics that flowed from faults and fissures along the rift, and (4) axial and flank volcanoes where magma flow was most intense. In northern Kenya, the rift faults formed in an area where the lithosphere was weakened and stretched by Cretaceous-Paleogene extension, and in central and southern Kenya, it formed along old zones of weakness at the

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CDKN-Kenya-Action Plan for National Climate Change Response Strategy | Open  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Kenya-Action Plan for National Climate Change Response Strategy Kenya-Action Plan for National Climate Change Response Strategy Jump to: navigation, search Name CDKN-Kenya-Action Plan for National Climate Change Response Strategy Agency/Company /Organization Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN), United Kingdom Department for International Development Partner Ministry of Environment and Mineral Resources on behalf of the National CC Task Force, HTSPE, IDLA, LTS International/ ACCLIMATISE, IISD, Adam Smith International +subcontractors Sector Climate, Energy, Land Topics Background analysis, Low emission development planning, Market analysis, Pathways analysis Website http://cdkn.org/2011/04/an-act Program Start 2010 Program End 2012 Country Kenya UN Region Eastern Africa References CDKN-Kenya-Action Plan for National Climate Change Response Strategy[1]

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Kenya-Program for Scaling Up Renewable Energy in Low Income Countries  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Kenya-Program for Scaling Up Renewable Energy in Low Income Countries Kenya-Program for Scaling Up Renewable Energy in Low Income Countries (SREP) Jump to: navigation, search Name Kenya-Program for Scaling Up Renewable Energy in Low Income Countries (SREP) Agency/Company /Organization World Bank Sector Energy, Land Topics Background analysis, Finance, Implementation, Low emission development planning, Market analysis Website http://www.climatefundsupdate. Program Start 2009 Country Kenya UN Region Southern Asia References Program for Scaling Up Renewable Energy in Low Income Countries (SREP)[1] Ethiopia Specific Documents[2] Honduras Specific Documents[3] Kenya Specific Documents[4] Maldives Specific Documents[5] Mali Specific Documents[6] Nepal Specific Documents[7] Overview "The Scaling-Up Renewable Energy Program for Low Income Countries (SREP) is

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Status of Jordan Renewable Energy Sector: Problems, Needs and Challenges F. Abdulla, M. Widyan, Z. Al-Ghazawi, S. Kiwan, H. Abu-Qdais, M. Hayajneh, A. Harb, M.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

for energy usage, we, as energy #12;group at Jordan University of Science & Technology, are studying howStatus of Jordan Renewable Energy Sector: Problems, Needs and Challenges F. Abdulla, M. Widyan, Z University of Science and Technology, Irbid 22110, Jordan INTRODUCTION Jordan imports most of its energy

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An assessment of using oil shale for power production in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan  

SciTech Connect

This report addresses the oil shale-for-power-production option in Jordan. Under consideration are 20- and 50-MW demonstration units and a 400-MW, commercial-scale plant with, at the 400-MW scale, a mining operation capable of supplying 7.8 million tonnes per year of shale fuel and also capable of disposal of up to 6.1 million tonnes per year of wetted ash. The plant would be a direct combustion facility, burning crushed oil shale through use of circulating fluidized bed combustion technology. The report emphasizes four areas: (1) the need for power in Jordan, (2) environmental aspects of the proposed oil shale-for-power plant(s), (3) the engineering feasibility of using Jordan's oil shale in circulating fluidized bed combustion (CFBC) boiler, and (4) the economic feasibility of the proposed plant(s). A sensitivity study was conducted to determine the economic feasibility of the proposed plant(s) under different cost assumptions and revenue flows over the plant's lifetime. The sensitivity results are extended to include the major extra-firm benefits of the shale-for-power option: (1) foreign exchange savings from using domestic energy resources, (2) aggregate income effects of using Jordan's indigenous labor force, and (3) a higher level of energy security. 14 figs., 47 tabs.

Hill, L.J.; Holcomb, R.S.; Petrich, C.H.; Roop, R.D.

1990-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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An assessment of using oil shale for power production in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan  

SciTech Connect

This report addresses the oil shale-for-power-production option in Jordan. Under consideration are 20- and 50-MW demonstration units and a 400-MW, commercial-scale plant with, at the 400-MW scale, a mining operation capable of supplying 7.8 million tonnes per year of shale fuel and also capable of disposal of up to 6.1 million tonnes per year of wetted ash. The plant would be a direct combustion facility, burning crushed oil shale through use of circulating fluidized bed combustion technology. The report emphasizes four areas: (1) the need for power in Jordan, (2) environmental aspects of the proposed oil shale-for-power plant(s), (3) the engineering feasibility of using Jordan's oil shale in circulating fluidized bed combustion (CFBC) boiler, and (4) the economic feasibility of the proposed plant(s). A sensitivity study was conducted to determine the economic feasibility of the proposed plant(s) under different cost assumptions and revenue flows over the plant's lifetime. The sensitivity results are extended to include the major extra-firm benefits of the shale-for-power option: (1) foreign exchange savings from using domestic energy resources, (2) aggregate income effects of using Jordan's indigenous labor force, and (3) a higher level of energy security. 14 figs., 47 tabs.

Hill, L.J.; Holcomb, R.S.; Petrich, C.H.; Roop, R.D.

1990-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

291

Study of galactic gamma ray sources with Milagro Jordan A. Goodman for the Milagro Collaboration  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Study of galactic gamma ray sources with Milagro Jordan A. Goodman for the Milagro Collaboration. This factor of ~2 increase in sensitivity (as shown in figure 1) has dramatically changed our view of the high-energy Galactic gamma-ray emission at TeV energies, including the detection of the Cygnus Region at high

California at Santa Cruz, University of

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Linear maps preserving maximal deviation and the Jordan structure of quantum systems  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In the algebraic approach to quantum theory, a quantum observable is given by an element of a Jordan algebra and a state of the system is modelled by a normalized positive functional on the underlying algebra. Maximal deviation of a quantum observable is the largest statistical deviation one can obtain in a particular state of the system. The main result of the paper shows that each linear bijective transformation between JBW algebras preserving maximal deviations is formed by a Jordan isomorphism or a minus Jordan isomorphism perturbed by a linear functional multiple of an identity. It shows that only one numerical statistical characteristic has the power to determine the Jordan algebraic structure completely. As a consequence, we obtain that only very special maps can preserve the diameter of the spectra of elements. Nonlinear maps preserving the pseudometric given by maximal deviation are also described. The results generalize hitherto known theorems on preservers of maximal deviation in the case of self-adjoint parts of von Neumann algebras proved by Molnar.

Hamhalter, Jan [Department of Mathematics, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Czech Technical University in Prague, Technicka 2, 166 27 Prague 6 (Czech Republic)

2012-12-15T23:59:59.000Z

293

Jordan Form of (i+j over j) over Z[subscript p  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The Jordan Form over field Z[subscript p] of J[superscript p][subscript p]n is diagonal for p > 3 with characteristic polynomial, ?(x) = x[superscript 3] - 1, for p prime, n natural number. These matrices have dimension ...

Strauss, Nicholas

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A D-dimensional Heckmann-like solution of Jordan-Brans-Dicke theory  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

In this short letter we present a some rigorous vacuum solutions of the D-dimensional Jordan-Brans-Dicke field equations. In contrast with the well known Brans-Dicke solutions, to the search of static and spherically symmetric space-time we choose the widespread Hilbert coordinates.

S. M. Kozyrev

2007-12-18T23:59:59.000Z

295

Gas Explosion Tests on East Jordan Iron Works Rectangular Composite Secondary Box Covers for Con Edison  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This report is an account of continuing research by Con Edison and EPRI to address issues related to manhole events caused by the accumulation of gases in underground structures. It summarizes the results of gas explosion tests performed in June 2008 on rectangular composite vented covers produced by East Jordan Iron Works Company.

2009-07-21T23:59:59.000Z

296

Optimization of Water Resources Planning for Jordan's Aqaba Special Economic Zone  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In this paper, we discuss the development of a water resources planning decision support system (DSS) for Jordan's Aqaba Special Economic Zone (ASEZ). Our objectives are to conserve fresh water supplies and minimize overall water production and ... Keywords: capacity expansion, decision support systems, integer programming, networks

Abdelghani A. Elimam; Maurice A. Girgis

2012-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Bagasse-based cogeneration projects in Kenya. Export trade information  

SciTech Connect

A Definitional Mission team evaluated the prospects of the US Trade and Development Program (TDP) funding a feasibility study that would assist the Government of Kenya in developing power cogeneration plants in three Kenyan sugar factories and possibly two more that are now in the planning stage or construction. The major Kenyan sugar producing region around Kisumu, on Lake Victoria has climatic conditions that permit cane growing operations ideally suitable for cogeneration of power in sugar factories. The total potentially available capacity from the proposed rehabilitation of the three mills will be approximately 25.15 MW, or 5.7 percent of total electricity production.

Kenda, W.; Shrivastava, V.K.

1992-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

298

Intermittent upwelling of asthenosphere beneath the Gregory Rift, Kenya  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

K-Ar dates and chemical compositions of basalts in the Gregory Rift, Kenya, demonstrate marked secular variation of lava chemistry. Two magmatic cycles characterized by incompatible element relative depletion are recognized; both occurring immediately after the peak of basaltic volcanism and coeval with both trachyte/phonolite volcanism and domal uplift of the region. These cycles may be attributed to increasing degree of partial melting of mantle source material in association with thinning of the lithosphere by thermal erosion through contact with hot upwelling asthenospheric mantle. Cyclic variation in asthenosphere upwelling may be considered an important controlling process in the evolution of the Gregory Rift.

Tatsumi, Yoshiyuki (Univ. of Tasmania (Australia) Kyoto Univ. (Japan)); Kimura, Nobukazu (Kyoto Univ. (Japan)); Itaya, Tetsumaru (Okayama Univ. of Science (Japan)); Koyaguchi, Takehiro (Kumamoto Univ. (Japan)); Suwa, Kanenori (Nagoya Univ. (Japan))

1991-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

299

Kenya geothermal private power project: A prefeasibility study  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Twenty-eight geothermal areas in Kenya were evaluated and prioritized for development. The prioritization was based on the potential size, resource temperature, level of exploration risk, location, and exploration/development costs for each geothermal area. Suswa, Eburru and Arus are found to offer the best short-term prospects for successful private power development. It was found that cost per kill developed are significantly lower for the larger (50MW) than for smaller-sized (10 or 20 NW) projects. In addition to plant size, the cost per kill developed is seen to be a function of resource temperature, generation mode (binary or flash cycle) and transmission distance.

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1992-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Kenya-EC-LEDS in the Agriculture Sector | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Page Page Edit with form History Facebook icon Twitter icon » Kenya-EC-LEDS in the Agriculture Sector Jump to: navigation, search Name Kenya-EC-LEDS in the Agriculture Sector Agency/Company /Organization United States Department of Agriculture, United States Department of State Partner Ministry of Agriculture, Ministry of Environment Sector Climate, Land Focus Area Agriculture, Economic Development, Greenhouse Gas, Land Use Topics Adaptation, Implementation, Low emission development planning, -LEDS, Policies/deployment programs Program Start 2011 Program End 2013 Country Kenya Eastern Africa References Land Use Assessment Toolkit - Agriculture Resources[1] Overview Progress and Outcomes Capacity building activities include strengthening implementation of

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Kenya-Action Plan for National Climate Change Response Strategy | Open  

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Page Page Edit with form History Facebook icon Twitter icon » Kenya-Action Plan for National Climate Change Response Strategy Jump to: navigation, search Name CDKN-Kenya-Action Plan for National Climate Change Response Strategy Agency/Company /Organization Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN), United Kingdom Department for International Development Partner Ministry of Environment and Mineral Resources on behalf of the National CC Task Force, HTSPE, IDLA, LTS International/ ACCLIMATISE, IISD, Adam Smith International +subcontractors Sector Climate, Energy, Land Topics Background analysis, Low emission development planning, Market analysis, Pathways analysis Website http://cdkn.org/2011/04/an-act Program Start 2010 Program End 2012 Country Kenya

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Feasibility study for bagasse congeneration in Kenya. Final report. Export trade information  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The study was funded by the U.S. Trade and Development Agency on behalf of Kenya's Ministry of Agriculture. The purpose of the report is to determine the economic, technical, and financial viability of implementing bagasse based cogeneration projects in Kenya. The study is divided into the following sections: (1) Executive Summary, (2) Terms of Reference, (3) Bagasse Fuel for Generation, (4) The Electrical Power Situation in Kenya, (5) Export Electricity Potential from Nyando Sugar Belt, (6) Export Potential from Proposed New Sugar Factories; (7) Financial, (8) Project Financing, (9) Demonstration Project.

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1993-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Surveillance of vector populations and malaria transmission during the 2009/10 El Nino event in the western Kenya highlands: opportunities for early detection of malaria hyper-transmission  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Africa Institute of Medical Research; 1987. 14. Scott JA,ednaototo@gmail.com Kenya Medical Research Institute, Centreto the Kenya Medical Research Institute laboratories and

Ototo, Ednah N; Githeko, Andrew K; Wanjala, Christine L; Scott, Thomas W

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

304

Building community in low-income areas : designing a new architectural language for community centers in Jordan  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The aim of this thesis is to develop a vocabulary of principles to be used in the design of future community centers in Jordan. Community centers provide the stage for bringing members of the community together to meet and ...

Ali, Dalia Osama

1997-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Histoire du théorème de Jordan de la décomposition matricielle (1870-1930). Formes de représentation et méthodes de décomposition.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??L'histoire du théorème de Jordan est abordée sous l'angle d'une question d'identité posée sur la période qui sépare la date de 1870 et l'énoncé par… (more)

Brechenmacher, Frederic

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

306

A Reexamination of the Jordan Mean Tropical Sounding Based on Awareness of the Saharan Air Layer: Results from 2002  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The Jordan mean tropical sounding has provided a benchmark for representing the climatology of the tropical North Atlantic and Caribbean Sea since 1958. However, recent studies of the Saharan air layer (SAL) have suggested that the tropical ...

Jason P. Dunion; Christopher S. Marron

2008-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

307

Kenya-Affecting Electricity Policy through a Community Micro Hydro Project  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Affecting Electricity Policy through a Community Micro Hydro Project Affecting Electricity Policy through a Community Micro Hydro Project Jump to: navigation, search Name Kenya-Affecting Electricity Policy through a Community Micro Hydro Project Agency/Company /Organization United Nations Development Programme Sector Energy Focus Area Renewable Energy, Hydro Topics Policies/deployment programs, Background analysis, Technology characterizations Resource Type Publications Website http://sgp.undp.org/download/S Country Kenya UN Region Eastern Africa References Kenya Micro Hydro [1] Kenya-Affecting Electricity Policy through a Community Micro Hydro Project Screenshot Background "This project sought to remove the policy, technical and institutional barriers that limited the development and use of renewable energy sources

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Solar and Wind Energy Resource Assessment - Kenya Country Report | OpenEI  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

- Kenya Country Report - Kenya Country Report Dataset Summary Description (Abstract): The Kenya Country Report describes the energy situation in Kenys and identifies solar and wind energy opportunities. (Purpose): To influence investment decisions by promoting and supporting renewable energy by overcoming informational barriers in solar and wind energy financing. Source Daniel Theuri - SWERA National Team Date Released November 23rd, 2008 (6 years ago) Date Updated Unknown Keywords documentation Kenya renewable energy solar SWERA UNEP wind Data application/pdf icon Download Report (pdf, 9.3 MiB) Quality Metrics Level of Review Some Review Comment Temporal and Spatial Coverage Frequency Time Period 2008 License License Open Data Commons Public Domain Dedication and Licence (PDDL) Comment

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Kenya-Supporting Low Carbon Development and Climate Resilient Strategies in  

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Kenya-Supporting Low Carbon Development and Climate Resilient Strategies in Kenya-Supporting Low Carbon Development and Climate Resilient Strategies in Africa Jump to: navigation, search Name Kenya-Supporting Low Carbon Development and Climate Resilient Strategies in Africa Agency/Company /Organization France Agency of Development (AFD) Partner ADETEF Sector Climate Focus Area People and Policy Topics Low emission development planning, Policies/deployment programs Website http://www.afd.fr/home Program Start 2013 Program End 2015 Country Kenya Eastern Africa References Low Emissions Development Strategies [1] This project focuses on four Sub-Saharan African countries and seeks to make different achievements in climate change national policies within each of those countries. This is a technical assistance program focusing on

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Kenya-ClimateWorks Low Carbon Growth Planning Support | Open Energy  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Kenya-ClimateWorks Low Carbon Growth Planning Support Kenya-ClimateWorks Low Carbon Growth Planning Support Jump to: navigation, search Name Kenya-Low Carbon Growth Planning Support Agency/Company /Organization ClimateWorks, Project Catalyst, McKinsey and Company Sector Energy, Land Topics Background analysis, Low emission development planning, Policies/deployment programs Country Kenya Eastern Africa References LCGP support[1] Low Carbon Growth Plans Advancing Good Practice, August 2009[2] Overview "Achieving development goals depends on enabling poorer countries to accelerate or maintain robust economic growth despite the disproportionate impacts of climate change which they face. The central challenge is to enable all countries to strengthen delivery of their own development visions and goals through low-carbon, climate-resilient, or 'climate

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Radio Listening Habits among Rural Audiences: An Ethnographic Study of Kieni West Division in Central Kenya.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??In the 1990s, the liberalization of the media industry in African countries such as Kenya was faced with the challenge of continuing to provide much-needed… (more)

Gathigi, George W.

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

312

Safe water storage in Kenya's modified clay pot : standardization, tap design, and cost recovery  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

One of the main components necessary for providing safe drinking water for users who lack piped water in the home is the ability to safely store it in the home. Users in the Nyanza Province of Kenya frequently carry water ...

Young, Suzanne E

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

313

Impact of Weather Analysis on Agricultural Production and Planning Decisions for the Semiarid Areas of Kenya  

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Kenya's current 4% rate of population growth requires cultivation of food crops by smallholder farmers in ever drier zones of semiarid lands. Rainfall is limited, variable and unpredictable, but maize, widely known for susceptibility to drought, ...

J. Ian Stewart; Charles T. Hash

1982-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Mount Kenya Global Atmosphere Watch Station (MKN): Installation and Meteorological Characterization  

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The meteorological conditions at the Mount Kenya (station identifier MKN) tropical Global Atmosphere Watch Programme station are described. Like other stations in mountainous terrain, the site experiences thermally induced wind systems that ...

Stephan Henne; Wolfgang Junkermann; Josiah M. Kariuki; John Aseyo; Jörg Klausen

2008-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

315

Energy system development in Africa : the case of grid and off-grid power in Kenya  

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This research used a combination of a grounded theory approach and system dynamics to study the electric power system in Kenya and to model the feedback at work in the development of the system. The ethnographic study ...

Steel, Katherine Deaton

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

316

Energy System Development inAfrica: The case of grid and off-grid power inKenya  

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Africa: The case of grid and off-grid power inKenya Acknowledgements I have been lucky to spend the past five yearsEnergy System Development inAfrica: The case of grid and off-grid power inKenya By Katherine Deaton Development inAfrica: The case of grid and off-grid power inKenya Energy System Development inAfrica: The case

de Weck, Olivier L.

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The African growth and opportunity act and the textiles and apparel industry in Kenya and South Africa .  

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??This thesis presents an analysis of the economic impact of the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) in the textiles and apparel industry in Kenya… (more)

Frimpong, Augustine Anane

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The challenges of teaching physical education: juxtaposing the experiences of physical education teachers in Kenya and Victoria (Australia).  

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??This study illuminates the challenges faced by PE teachers both in Kenya and in Victoria by comparing and contrasting their experiences. It also explains how… (more)

Wanyama, Michael N.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

319

Abelian subalgebras and the Jordan structure of a von Neumann algebra  

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For von Neumann algebras M, N not isomorphic to C^2 and without type I_2 summands, we show that for an order-isomorphism f:AbSub(M)->AbSub(N) between the posets of abelian von Neumann subalgebras of M and N, there is a unique Jordan *-isomorphism g:M->N with the image g[S] equal to f(S) for each abelian von Neumann subalgebra S of M. The converse also holds. This shows the Jordan structure of a von Neumann algebra not isomorphic to C^2 and without type I_2 summands is determined by the poset of its abelian subalgebras, and has implications in recent approaches to foundational issues in quantum mechanics.

Andreas Doering; John Harding

2010-09-24T23:59:59.000Z

320

Generalised Gelfand Spectra of Nonabelian Unital $C^*$-Algebras I: Categorical Aspects, Automorphisms and Jordan Structure  

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To each unital C*-algebra A we associate a presheaf \\Sigma^A, called the spectral presheaf of A, which can be regarded as a generalised Gelfand spectrum. We present some categorical aspects and clarify how much algebraic information about a C*-algebra is contained in its spectral presheaf. A nonabelian unital C*-algebra A that is neither isomorphic to C^2 nor to B(C^2) is determined by its spectral presheaf up to quasi-Jordan isomorphisms. For a particular class of unital C*-algebras, including all von Neumann algebras with no type I_2-summand, the spectral presheaf determines the Jordan structure up to isomorphisms. In a companion paper, we consider time evolution of quantum systems in the Heisenberg picture and the Schr\\"odinger picture in a formulation based on flows on the spectral presheaf.

Andreas Doering

2012-12-11T23:59:59.000Z

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Complete density perturbations in the Jordan-Fierz-Brans-Dicke theory  

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In the context of scalar-tensor theories we study the evolution of the density contrast for Jordan-Fierz-Brans-Dicke theories in a Friedmann-Lemaitre-Robertson-Walker Universe. Calculations are performed in the Einstein Frame with the cosmological background described as Lambda-Cold Dark Matter (Lambda-CDM) and supplemented by a Jordan-Fierz-Brans-Dicke field. By using a completely general procedure valid for all scalar-tensor theories, we obtain the exact fourth-order differential equation for the density contrast evolution in modes of arbitrary size. In the case of sub-Hubble modes, the expression reduces to a simpler but still fourth-order equation that is then compared with the standard (quasistatic) approximation. Differences with respect to the evolution as predicted by the standard Concordance Lambda-CDM model are observed depending on the value of the coupling.

J. A. R. Cembranos; A. de la Cruz Dombriz; L. Olano Garcia

2013-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Abelian subalgebras and the Jordan structure of a von Neumann algebra  

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For von Neumann algebras $\\mathcal{M},\\mathcal{N}$ without type $I_2$ summands, we show that for an order-isomorphism $f:AbSub \\mathcal{M}\\to AbSub \\mathcal{N}$ between the posets of abelian von Neumann subalgebras of $\\mathcal{M}$ and $\\mathcal{N}$, there is a unique Jordan *-isomorphism $g:\\mathcal{M}\\to \\mathcal{N}$ with the image $g[\\mathcal{S}]$ equal to $f(\\mathcal{S})$ for each abelian von Neumann-subalgebra $\\mathcal{S}$ of $\\mathcal{M}$. This shows the Jordan structure of a von Neumann algebra without type $I_2$ summand is determined by the poset of its abelian subalgebras, and has implications in recent approaches to foundational issues in quantum mechanics.

John Harding; Andreas Doering

2010-09-24T23:59:59.000Z

323

Modified Born-Jordan Method For Constructing The Commutation Relation Of Coordinate and Momentum  

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The Born-Jordan method for constructing the quantum condition of the Matrix Mechanics is pointed out to be inappropriate in the present work. We modify this method and reconstruct the quantum condition by setting up a new expression for the Bohr quantum condition with the help of the (n,n) elements of the matrix $\\oint\\hat{p}(t){\\rm d}\\hat{x}(t)$.

Ze-Sen Yang

2011-03-08T23:59:59.000Z

324

A Cosmological Exact Solution of Complex Jordan-Brans-Dicke Theory and its Phenomenological Implications  

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When Brans-Dicke Theory is formulated in terms of the Jordan scalar field \\phi, dark energy is related to the mass of this field. We show that if \\phi is taken to be a complex scalar field then an exact solution of the vacuum equations shows that Friedmann equation possesses a term, proportional to the inverse sixth power of the scale factor, as well as a constant term. Possible interpretations and phenomenological implications of this result are discussed.

Metin Ar?k; Mehmet Cal?k; N. Katirci

2010-04-19T23:59:59.000Z

325

An Evaluation of the image of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan in the British and Swedish markets and the implications for marketing the country as a tourism destination.  

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??Tourism image is critical to the success of any destination, but few image studies to date have focused specifically on either Jordan or the UK… (more)

Harahsheh, Salem Salameh

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

326

The Einstein-Jordan conundrum and its relation to ongoing foundational research in local quantum physics  

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We demonstrate the extraordinary modernity of the 1924/25 "Einstein-Jordan fluctuation conundrum", a Gedankenexperiment which led Jordan to his quantization of waves published as a separate section in the famous Born-Heisenberg-Jordan 1926 "Dreim\\"annerarbeit". The thermal nature of energy fluctuations caused by the restriction of the QFT vacuum to a subvolume remained unnoticed mainly because it is not present in QM. In order to understand the analogy with Einstein's fluctuation calculation in a thermal black body system, it is important to expose the mechanism which causes a global vacuum state to become impure on a localized subalgebra of QFT. The present work presents the fascinating history behind this problem which culminated in the more recent perception that "causal localization" leads to thermal manifestations. The most appropriate concept which places this property of QFT into the forefront is "modular localization". These new developments in QFT led to a new access to the existence problem for interacting quantum fields whose solution has remained outside the range of renormalized perturbation theory. It also clarifies open problems about the relation of particles and fields in particular about the incompletely understood crossing property. Last not least it leads to a constructive understanding of integrable versus non-integrable QFTs..

Bert Schroer

2011-01-03T23:59:59.000Z

327

Comparison of Frames: Jordan vs Einstein Frame for a Non-minimal Dark Energy Model  

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We construct a dark energy model where a scalar field non-minimally coupled to gravity plays the role of the dark component. We compare cosmological consequences of this non-minimal coupling of the scalar field and gravity in the spirit of the dark energy paradigm in Jordan and Einstein frames. Some important issues such as phantom divide line crossing, existence of the bouncing solutions and the stability of the solutions are compared in these two frames. We show that while a non-minimally coupled scalar field in the Jordan frame is a suitable dark energy component with capability to realize phantom divide line crossing, its conformal transformation in the Einstein frame has not this capability. The conformal transformation from Jordan frame to Einstein frame transforms the equation of state parameter of the dark energy component to its minimal form with a redefined scalar field and in this case it is impossible to realize a phantom phase with possible crossing of the phantom divide line.

Kourosh Nozari; S. Davood Sadatian

2009-05-03T23:59:59.000Z

328

Surveillance of vector populations and malaria transmission during the 2009/10 El Nino event in the western Kenya highlands: opportunities for early detection of malaria hyper-transmission  

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Kenya is character- ized by unstable transmission that is closely related the ecosystem type and weather

Ototo, Ednah N; Githeko, Andrew K; Wanjala, Christine L; Scott, Thomas W

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Interpol AFIS service  

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... Ghana : 3 Kyrgystan : 3 Monaco : 3 Armenia : 2 Barbados : 2 Finland : 2 Georgia : 2 Kazakhstan : 2 Portugal : 2 Greece : 1 Ireland : 1 Jordan : 1 ...

2006-05-12T23:59:59.000Z

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Global Nuclear Energy Partnership Inaugural Steering Group Meeting...  

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

members, Australia, Bulgaria, Canada, China, France, Ghana, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Lithuania, Poland, Republic of Korea, Romania, Russia, Slovenia and...

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Secretary Bodman and Rosatom Director Kiriyenko Meet to Discuss...  

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to nuclear power, including: Australia, Bulgaria, Canada, Ghana, Hungary, Italy, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Lithuania, Poland, Republic of Korea, Romania, Senegal, Slovenia, and...

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Clean Technology Fund (CTF) | Open Energy Information  

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Indonesia, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Mexico, Morocco, Nigeria, Philippines, South Africa, Thailand, Tunisia UN Region South-Eastern Asia References Middle East and North Africa...

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Global Nuclear Energy Partnership Inaugural Steering Group Meeting...  

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

Ghana, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Lithuania, Poland, Republic of Korea, Romania, Russia, Slovenia and Ukraine and three international organizations as...

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LEDSGP/about/Latin America and Caribbean Regional Platform |...  

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(EBRD) Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) World Bank Algeria Egypt Indonesia Jordan Kazakhstan Mexico Morocco Nigeria Philippines South Africa Thailand Tunisia Caribbean...

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Freedom of expression in Jordan: a critical study of themes and issues based on an evaluation of influences on the development of the press and publication laws in Jordan since 1920, with particular emphasis on government pressures and censorship of weekly newspapers between 1989 and 1998.  

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??This thesis considers the major factors that influenced the development of the printed press in Jordan between 1920 and 1998. Amongst the many influences and… (more)

Elananza, Azzam A.H.

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

336

On Dark Energy, Weyl Geometry and Brans-Dicke-Jordan Scalar Field  

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We review firstly why Weyl’s Geometry, within the context of Friedman-Lemaitre-Robertson-Walker cosmological models, can account for both the origins and the value of the observed vacuum energy density (dark energy). The source of dark energy is just the dilaton-like Jordan-Brans-Dicke scalar field that is required to implement Weyl invariance of the most simple of all possible actions. A nonvanishing value of the vacuum energy density of the order of 10 ?123 M 4 P lanck is derived in agreement with the experimental observations. Next, a Jordan-Brans-Dicke gravity model within the context of ordinary Riemannian geometry, yields also the observed vacuum energy density (cosmological constant) to very high precision. One finds that the temporal flow of the scalar field ?(t) in ordinary Riemannian geometry, from t = 0 to t = to, has the same numerical effects (as far as the vacuum energy density is concerned) as if there were Weyl scalings from the field configuration ?(t), to the constant field configuration ?o, in Weyl geometry. Hence, Weyl scalings in Weyl geometry can recapture the flow of time which is consistent with Segal’s Conformal Cosmology, in such a fashion that an expanding universe may be visualized as Weyl scalings of a static universe. The main novel result of this work is that one is able to reproduce the observed vacuum energy density to such a degree of precision 10 ?123 M 4 P lanck, while still having a Big-Bang singularity at t = 0 when the vacuum energy density blows up. This temporal flow of the vacuum energy density, from very high values in the past, to very small values today, is not a numerical coincidence but is the signal of an underlying Weyl geometry (conformal invariance) operating in cosmology, combined with the dynamics of a Brans-Dicke-Jordan scalar field.

Carlos Castro

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

337

Kenya-Joint Programme on Resource Efficient and Cleaner Production (RECP)  

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Kenya-Joint Programme on Resource Efficient and Cleaner Production (RECP) Kenya-Joint Programme on Resource Efficient and Cleaner Production (RECP) in Developing and Transition Countries Jump to: navigation, search Name Kenya-Joint Programme on Resource Efficient and Cleaner Production (RECP) in Developing and Transition Countries Agency/Company /Organization United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Partner Ministry of Energy, Ministry of Planning, Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Environment, Ministry of Industry Sector Climate, Energy, Water Focus Area Renewable Energy, Non-renewable Energy, Agriculture, Economic Development, Goods and Materials, Industry, People and Policy, Water Conservation Topics Background analysis, Co-benefits assessment, - Environmental and Biodiversity, - Health, - Macroeconomic, Finance, GHG inventory, Implementation, Low emission development planning, -LEDS, -NAMA, -Roadmap, -TNA, Market analysis, Pathways analysis, Policies/deployment programs, Resource assessment, Technology characterizations

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Kenya-Reducing the GHG Impacts of Sustainable Intensification | Open Energy  

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Kenya-Reducing the GHG Impacts of Sustainable Intensification Kenya-Reducing the GHG Impacts of Sustainable Intensification Jump to: navigation, search Name Kenya-Reducing the GHG Impacts of Sustainable Intensification in East Africa Agency/Company /Organization CGIAR's Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS), Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA), the Danish International Development Agency (DANIDA), the European Union, International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) Partner International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), International Council for Research in Agroforestry (ICRAF), International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid-Tropics (ICRISAT), International Water Management Institute (IWMI), Ministry of Agriculture Sector Land Focus Area Agriculture Topics Adaptation, Baseline projection, Co-benefits assessment, - Environmental and Biodiversity, - Macroeconomic, GHG inventory, Low emission development planning, -LEDS, -TNA

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Documentation of high resolution solar resource assessment (10km) for Kenya  

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Kenya Kenya provided by DLR Dataset Summary Description (Abstract): Documentation of the satellite-based high resolution solar resource assessment for Kenya provided by DLR. The high resolution solar data (10kmx10km) provide country maps of the annual and monthly sums of hourly global horizontal and direct normal irradiance (GHI and DNI) for the year 2000, 2001 and 2002. Additionally, for selected sites hourly values of GHI and DNI are provided.The Documentation gives an overview about the used input data and used methodology, shows example maps and describes a comparison with ground data (if provided by the country) (Purpose): The data are helpful for the assessment of the solar potential of the country and can give project developer a first impression of the solar resource of the country. For the selected sites, the hourly time series can be used for the simulation of Photovoltaic (PV)-systems or Concentrating Solar Power (CSP)-systems.

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Kenya-EU-UNDP Low Emission Capacity Building Programme (LECBP) | Open  

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Kenya-EU-UNDP Low Emission Capacity Building Programme (LECBP) Kenya-EU-UNDP Low Emission Capacity Building Programme (LECBP) Jump to: navigation, search Name Kenya-EU-UNDP Low Emission Capacity Building Programme (LECBP) Agency/Company /Organization The European Union (EU), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU), Australian Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency (DCCEE), Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID) Partner Multiple Ministries Sector Climate Focus Area Renewable Energy, Non-renewable Energy, Agriculture, Biomass, Buildings, Economic Development, Energy Efficiency, Forestry, Geothermal, Goods and Materials, Greenhouse Gas, Industry, Land Use, Offsets and Certificates, People and Policy, Solar, Transportation, Water Power, Wind

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Impacts of rural energy costs and availabilities in Kenya  

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This study sought to examine energy-consumption patterns in a cross section of rural households in Kenya and to analyze how these use patterns relate to socio-economic, demographic, institutional, and energy market factors. The models specified were demands for fuelwood, charcoal, kerosene, commercial heat energy, and aggregate energy. For fuelwood, a probit analysis was utilized to determine the conditional probability of fuelwood consumption and a least-squares regression to determine quantity consumed. Ordinary regression was used to estimate demand for the other fuels. The research indicates that household incomes, family size, improved ceramic stoves, other fuels, and occupation are the most influential variables on consumption of various fuels. The quantities of fuelwood, charcoal, and kerosene consumed are not very responsive to changes in income. Aggregate energy is income-inelastic and a normal good, while woodfuel and kerosene are inferior products. The model indicates that redirection of a 10% increase in income, so that only the low-income households benefit, would cause only a small, 1% increase in fuelwood consumption.

Jama, M.A.

1987-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

342

Cooperative Monitoring Center Occasional Paper/8: Cooperative Border Security for Jordan: Assessment and Options  

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This document is an analysis of options for unilateral and cooperative action to improve the security of Jordan's borders. Sections describe the current political, economic, and social interactions along Jordan's borders. Next, the document discusses border security strategy for cooperation among neighboring countries and the adoption of confidence-building measures. A practical cooperative monitoring system would consist of hardware for early warning, command and control, communications, and transportation. Technical solutions can expand opportunities for the detection and identification of intruders. Sensors (such as seismic, break-wire, pressure-sensing, etc.) can warn border security forces of intrusion and contribute to the identification of the intrusion and help formulate the response. This document describes conceptual options for cooperation, offering three scenarios that relate to three hypothetical levels (low, medium, and high) of cooperation. Potential cooperative efforts under a low cooperation scenario could include information exchanges on military equipment and schedules to prevent misunderstandings and the establishment of protocols for handling emergency situations or unusual circumstances. Measures under a medium cooperation scenario could include establishing joint monitoring groups for better communications, with hot lines and scheduled meetings. The high cooperation scenario describes coordinated responses, joint border patrols, and sharing border intrusion information. Finally, the document lists recommendations for organizational, technical, and operational initiatives that could be applicable to the current situation.

Qojas, M.

1999-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

343

Medical waste management in Jordan: A study at the King Hussein Medical Center  

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As in many other developing countries, the generation of regulated medical waste (RMW) in Jordan has increased significantly over the last few decades. Despite the serious impacts of RMW on humans and the environment, only minor attention has been directed to its proper handling and disposal. This study was conducted in the form of a case study at one of Jordan's leading medical centers, namely, the King Hussein Medical Center (KHMC). Its purpose was to report on the current status of medical waste management at KHMC and propose possible measures to improve it. In general, it was found that the center's administration was reasonably aware of the importance of medical waste management and practiced some of the measures to adequately handle waste generated at the center. However, it was also found that significant voids were present that need to be addressed in the future including efficient segregation, the use of coded and colored bags, better handling and transfer means, and better monitoring and tracking techniques, as well as the need for training and awareness programs for the personnel.

Oweis, Rami [Biomedical Engineering Department, Jordan University of Science and Technology, P.O. Box 3030, Irbid 22110 (Jordan)]. E-mail: oweis@just.edu.jo; Al-Widyan, Mohamad [Biosystems Engineering Department, Jordan University of Science and Technology, P.O. Box 3030, Irbid 22110 (Jordan)]. E-mail: widyan@just.edu.jo; Al-Limoon, Ohood [Biomedical Engineering Department, Jordan University of Science and Technology, P.O. Box 3030, Irbid 22110 (Jordan)]. E-mail: oweis@just.edu.jo

2005-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Demonstration of LED Retrofit Lamps at the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art  

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The Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art in Eugene, Oregon, houses a remarkable permanent collection of Asian art and antiquities, modern art, and sculpture, and also hosts traveling exhibitions. In the winter and spring of 2011, a series of digital photographs by artist Chris Jordan, titled "Running the Numbers," was exhibited in the Coeta and Donald Barker Special Exhibitions Gallery. These works graphically illustrate waste (energy, money, health, consumer objects, etc.) in contemporary culture. The Bonneville Power Administration and the Eugene Water and Electricity Board provided a set of Cree 12W light-emitting diode (LED) PAR38 replacement lamps (Cree LRP38) for the museum to test for accent lighting in lieu of their standard Sylvania 90W PAR38 130V Narrow Flood lamps (which draw 78.9W at 120V). At the same time, the museum tested LED replacement lamps from three other manufacturers, and chose the Cree lamp as the most versatile and most appropriate color product for this exhibit. The lamps were installed for the opening of the show in January 2011. This report describes the process for the demonstration, the energy and economic results, and results of a survey of the museum staff and gallery visitors on four similar clusters of art lighted separately by four PAR38 lamps.

Miller, Naomi J.

2011-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

345

Gravitational wave astronomy: the definitive test for the "Einstein frame versus Jordan frame" controversy  

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The potential realization of a gravitational wave (GW) astronomy in next years is a great challenge for the scientific community. By giving a significant amount of new information, GWs will be a cornerstone for a better understanding of the universe and of the gravitational physics. In this paper the author shows that the GW astronomy will permit to solve a captivating issue of gravitation as it will be the definitive test for the famous "Einstein frame versus Jordan frame" controversy. In fact, we show that the motion of the test masses, i.e. the beam splitter and the mirror in the case of an interferometer, which is due to the scalar component of a GW, is different in the two frames. Thus, if a consistent GW astronomy will be realized, an eventual detection of signals of scalar GWs will permit to discriminate among the two frames. In this way, a direct evidence from observations will solve in an ultimate way the famous and long history of the "Einstein frame versus Jordan frame" controversy.

Christian Corda

2010-10-11T23:59:59.000Z

346

Process Flow Chart for Immobilizing of Radioactive High Concentration Sodium Hydroxide Product from the Sodium Processing Facility at the BN-350 Nuclear power plant in Aktau, Kazakhstan  

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This paper describes the results of a joint research investigations carried out by the group of Kazakhstan, British and American specialists in development of a new material for immobilization of radioactive 35% sodium hydroxide solutions from the sodium coolant processing facility of the BN-350 nuclear power plant. The resulting solid matrix product, termed geo-cement stone, is capable of isolating long lived radionuclides from the environment. The physico-mechanical properties of geo-cement stone have been investigated and the flow chart for its production verified in a full scale experiments. (author)

Burkitbayev, M.; Omarova, K.; Tolebayev, T. [Ai-Farabi Kazakh National University, Chemical Faculty, Republic of Kazakhstan (Kazakhstan); Galkin, A. [KATEP Ltd., Republic of Kazakhstan (Kazakhstan); Bachilova, N. [NIISTROMPROEKT Ltd., Republic of Kazakhstan (Kazakhstan); Blynskiy, A. [Nuclear Technology Safety Centre, Republic of Kazakhstan (Kazakhstan); Maev, V. [MAEK-Kazatomprom Ltd., Republic of Kazakhstan (Kazakhstan); Wells, D. [NUKEM Limited- a member of the Freyssinet Group, Winfrith Technology Centre, Dorchester, Dorset (United Kingdom); Herrick, A. [NUKEM Limited- a member of the Freyssinet Group, Caithness (United Kingdom); Michelbacher, J. [Idaho National Laboratory, Idaho Falls (United States)

2008-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A Model Simulation of the Summer Circulation from the Eastern Mediterranean past Lake Kinneret in the Jordan Valley  

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A model is described for the representation and study of air flow from the eastern Mediterranean (on the west side of the model's domain) past Lake Kinneret in the Jordan Valley (about 210 m below MSL) and beyond to the east (on the east side of ...

P. Alpert; A. Cohen; J. Neumann; E. Doron

1982-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

348

Experience with improved charcoal and wood stoves for households and institutions in Kenya  

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Efforts at promoting more fuel-efficient charcoal stoves to replace traditional charcoal stoves in Kenya offer some lessons for the dissemination of appropriate technologies. This paper looks at the market-based approach which has made the Kenyan charcoal stoves project a success. Trends in woodfuels (wood and charcoal) consumption in Kenya are identified; the traditional technology for charcoal combustion and the upgraded traditional technologies are described; production achievement and the dissemination and promotion strategy used are examined; and a financial and economic analysis is performed with social, health and environmental effects assessed. Other ways to achieve a more favourable balance between woodfuels consumption and supply are then discussed looking at more efficient charcoal kilns and household woodstoves, improved institutional stoves and increased wood production. The replication potential of the Kenya experiment in other countries is also explored. The lessons learnt from the the Kenya experience concern the relationship between technology, choice and delivery systems as they interact with, economic, institutional, and policy factors. In this case, the design work accepted the traditional technology as a starting point which helped ensure widespread acceptance by households. The potential desirability of relying on local artisans to manufacture consumer durables using existing private sector channels to market these goods is also shown. It also highlights the importance of going beyond a laissez-faire approach and supporting training, demonstration, and publicity to faciliate the workings of the private sector. In the Kenyan case, technology choice was relatively unsubsidized and left ot the preferences of consumers.

Hyman, E.L.

1985-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

349

The Status of Wildlife in Protected Areas Compared to Non-Protected Areas of Kenya  

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We compile over 270 wildlife counts of Kenya’s wildlife populations conducted over the last 30 years to compare trends in national parks and reserves with adjacent ecosystems and country-wide trends. The study shows the importance of discriminating human-induced changes from natural population oscillations related to rainfall and ecological factors. National park and reserve populations have declined sharply over the last 30 years, at a rate similar to non-protected areas and country-wide trends. The protected area losses reflect in part their poor coverage of seasonal ungulate migrations. The losses vary among parks. The largest parks, Tsavo East, Tsavo West and Meru, account for a disproportionate share of the losses due to habitat change and the difficulty of protecting large remote parks. The losses in Kenya’s parks add to growing evidence for wildlife declines inside as well as outside African parks. The losses point to the need to quantify the performance of conservation policies and promote integrated landscape practices that combine parks with private and community-based measures.

David Western; Samantha Russell; Innes Cuthill

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Feasibility studies to establish at the Kazakhstan Ulba metallurgical plant the manufacturing capability to produce low-enriched uranium certified reference materials  

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One of the salient features of the transition plan that the United States Department of Energy/National Nuclear Security Administration (DOE/NNSA) is presently implementing in the Former Soviet Union countries is the availability of uranium certified reference materials for calibration of nondestructive assay (NDA) measurement equipment. To address this challenge, DOE/NNSA and U.S. national laboratories have focused their cooperative efforts on establishing a reliable source for manufacturing, certifying, and supplying of such standards. The Ulba Metallurgical Plant (UMP), Kazakhstan, which processes large quantities of low-enriched uranium to produce ceramic fuel pellets for nuclear-powered reactors, is well situated to become a key supplier of low-enriched uranium certified reference materials for the country and Central Asia region. We have recently completed Phase I of a feasibility study to establish at UMP capabilities of manufacturing these standards. In this paper we will discuss details of a proposed methodology for uranium down-blending, material selection and characterization, and a proposed methodology of measurement by destructive (DA) and non-destructive (NDA) analysis to form a database for material certification by the competent State authorities in the Republic of Kazakhstan. In addition, we will discuss the prospect for manufacturing of such standards at UMP.

Kuzminski, Jozef [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Nesuhoff, J [NBL; Cratto, P [NBL; Pfennigwerth, G [Y12 NATIONAL SEC. COMPLEX; Mikhailenko, A [ULBA METALLURGICAL PLANT; Maliutina, I [ULBA METALLURGICAL PLANT; Nations, J [GREGG PROTECTION SERVICES

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Extending broadband past the urban fringe with wireless mesh : a strategic analysis with policy implications for Kenya's Universal Service Fund  

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As the competitive wholesale cost of bandwidth continues to plummet in Kenya, last-mile networks have become a bottleneck in the extension of affordable broadband outside major cities. In this work we explore the business ...

Berkoben, Keith A. (Keith Alexander)

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Role of Multimodel Climate Forecasts in Improving Water and Energy Management over the Tana River Basin, Kenya  

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The Masinga Reservoir located in the upper Tana River Basin, Kenya, is extremely important in supplying country’s hydropower and protecting downstream ecology. The Dam serves as the primary storage reservoir, controlling streamflow through a ...

C. Oludhe; Sankarasubramanian Arumugam; Tushar Sinha; Naresh Devineni; Upmanu Lall

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MATERIALS PHYSICS AND PROCESSING (MPP) Project Team: J.L. Jordan-Sweet  

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MATERIALS PHYSICS AND PROCESSING (MPP) MATERIALS PHYSICS AND PROCESSING (MPP) Project Team: J.L. Jordan-Sweet 1 , V. Kiryukhin 2 , C. Lavoie 1 , C.E. Murray 1 , C.S. Nelson 3 , I.C. Noyan 4 1 IBM Research Division, 2 Rutgers University, 3 Brookhaven National Laboratory, 4 Columbia University TECHNIQUES AND CAPABILITIES APPLICATIONS SPECIFIC PROJECTS / ADDITIONAL INFORMATION * High-throughput, real-time, in-situ rapid thermal annealing (RTA) studies of structural changes in thin films, film stacks, and nanopatterned samples: * Phase transformations, texture changes, barrier failure, interfacial roughening, etc. * X-ray diffraction (XRD) and scattering techniques on solids, including thin films, stacks, nanopatterned samples, magnetic and strongly correlated systems, and bulk materials. Capability for

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Evolution of primordial black holes in Jordan-Brans-Dicke cosmology  

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We consider the evolution of primordial black holes in a generalyzed Jordan-Brans-Dicke cosmological model where both the Brans-Dicke scalar field and its coupling to gravity are dynamical functions determined from the evolution equations. The evaporation rate for the black holes changes compared to that in standard cosmology. We show that accretion of radiation can proceed effectively in the radiation dominated era. The black hole lifetime shortens for low initial mass, but increases for high initial mass, and is thus considerably modified compared to the case of standard cosmology. We derive a cut-off value for the initial black hole mass, below which primordial black holes evaporate out in the radiation dominated era, and above which they survive beyond the present era.

A. S. Majumdar; D. Gangopadhyay; L. P. Singh

2007-09-20T23:59:59.000Z

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Near-infrared reflectance analysis by Gauss-Jordan linear algebra  

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Near-infrared reflectance analysis is an analytical technique that uses the near-infrared diffuse reflectance of a sample at several discrete wavelengths to predict the concentration of one or more of the chemical species in that sample. However, because near-infrared bands from solid samples are both abundant and broad, the reflectance at a given wavelength usually contains contributions from several sample components, requiring extensive calculations on overlapped bands. In the present study, these calculations have been performed using an approach similar to that employed in multi-component spectrophotometry, but with Gauss-Jordan linear algebra serving as the computational vehicle. Using this approach, correlations for percent protein in wheat flour and percent benzene in hydrocarbons have been obtained and are evaluated. The advantages of a linear-algebra approach over the common one employing stepwise regression are explored.

Honigs, D.E.; Freelin, J.M.; Hieftje, G.M.; Hirschfeld, T.B.

1983-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Spherically symmetric Jordan-Brans-Dicke quantum gravity with de Broglie Bohm pilot wave perspective  

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We obtain two dimensional analogue of the Jordan-Brans-Dicke (JBD) gravity action described in four dimensional spherically symmetric curved space time metric. There will be two scalar fields, namely, the Brans Dicke (BD) $\\phi$ and scale factor of 2-sphere part of the space time $\\psi.$ There is obtained a suitable duality transformation between $(\\psi,\\phi)$ and $(\\rho,S)$ where $\\rho$ and $S$ are respectively amplitude and phase part of the corresponding de Broglie pilot wave function $\\Psi(\\rho,S)=\\sqrt{\\rho}e^{iS}.$ There is established covariant conservation of mass-energy current density of particles ensemble $J_a=\\rho\\partial_aS,$ in a particular dynamical conformal frame described by $(\\rho,S).$

Hossein Ghaffarnejad

2013-09-23T23:59:59.000Z

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Middle East and Central Asia Department Oil Prices, External Income, and Growth: Lessons from Jordan 1  

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This Working Paper should not be reported as representing the views of the IMF. The views expressed in this Working Paper are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent those of the IMF or IMF policy. Working Papers describe research in progress by the author(s) and are published to elicit comments and to further debate. This paper extends the long-run growth model of Esfahani et al. (2009) to a labor exporting country that receives large inflows of external income—the sum of remittances, FDI and general government transfers—from major oil-exporting economies. The theoretical model predicts real oil prices to be one of the main long-run drivers of real output. Using quarterly data between 1979 and 2009 on core macroeconomic variables for Jordan and a number of key foreign variables, we identify two long-run relationships: an output equation as predicted by theory and an equation linking foreign and domestic inflation rates. It is shown that real output in the long run is shaped by: (i) oil prices through their impact on external income and in turn on capital accumulation, and (ii) technological transfers through foreign output. The empirical analysis of the paper confirms the hypothesis that a large share of Jordan's output volatility can be associated with fluctuations in net income received from abroad. External factors, however, cannot be relied upon to provide similar growth stimuli in the future, and therefore it will be important to diversify the sources of growth in order to achieve a high and sustained level of income.

Prepared Kamiar Mohaddes; Mehdi Raissi

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Language, mobile phones and internet : a study of SMS texting, email, IM and SNS chats in computer mediated communication (CMC) in Kenya.  

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??This book examines the use of language in Computer Mediated Communication (CMC) genres in Kenya. It focuses on Short Messaging Service (SMS), Email, Instant Messages… (more)

Barasa, Sandra Nekesa

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The diversity, distribution and feeding behavior of solifuges (arachnida; solifugae) in Kenya.  

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Little is known of the diversity of solifuges in East Africa or their habitat preferences and feeding biologies. A survey was undertaken to improve our understanding of the diversity and distribution of solifuges in Kenya and these data were supplemented by the solifuge holdings of the National Museums of Kenya (NMK), which were identified as part of this study. Historical records of each species found during this survey were verified through assessment of the primary literature and distributions were mapped for all Kenyan spp. A feeding study was conducted to determine preference between hard and toxic prey, and owl pellets from Tucson, Arizona were dissected to determine the importance of solifuges as prey. Finally, various outreach activities that were led and organized during this study were discussed, detailing the importance of science outreach as the bridge between research and the general public. All solifuges used in the feeding study ate the termites that were used as a behavioral control, but only three individuals of one species of solifuge, Z. fordi, were able to eat both hard and toxic prey items repeatedly. Solifuges were more willing or able to eat toxic prey than hard. Burrowing owl pellets from Tucson, Arizona were examined for invertebrate parts and preference was assessed for the five most commonly eaten arthropods. Solifuges were the third most frequently encountered arthropod in the pellets, after caterpillars and beetles, and were also the third most abundant. Solifuges were sampled over a period of six months and collected from 28.V.2006-8.VI.2006 and 11.II.2007- 13.V.2007 from eight different localities in Kenya. During this survey two genera were newly recorded for Kenya, Tarabulida and Solpugyla. In addition, the Tarabulida specimen is the first male ever recorded for the genus. Three new species records for Kenya were added: Z. sericea, Z. lobatula and Z. meruensis, and six undescribed species were recorded from Kenya as a result of this survey, including five unidentified rhagodids and species of Tarabulida. The southernmost locality record for the Galeodidae and Galeodes arabs arabs was uncovered in the NMK holdings.

Reddick, Kristie Lynn

2008-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Mine locations: Kazakhstan  

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Upon accepting this internship at Los Alamos National Laboratory, I was excited but a bit nervous because I was placed into a field I knew nothing about and did not incorporate my mechanical engineering background. However, I stayed positive and realized that experience and education can come in many forms and that this would be a once in a lifetime opportunity. The EES-II Division (which stands for Earth and Environmental Sciences, Geophysics division) concentrates on several topics, including Nuclear Treaty Verification Seismology. The study of this is extremely important in order to monitor countries that have nuclear capability and make sure they follow the rules of the international comprehensive nuclear test ban treaty. Seismology is only one aspect of this monitoring and EES-II works diligently with many other groups here at Los Alamos and across the world.

Perry, Bradley A [Los Alamos National Laboratory

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Integrated: Geospatial Toolkit GIS data for Kenya from NREL | OpenEI  

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Kenya from NREL Kenya from NREL Dataset Summary Description (Abstract): Geographic Information Systems (GIS) data intended for use in the Geospatial toolkit or with any GIS software. (Purpose): The Solar and Wind Energy Resource Assessment (SWERA) Geospatial Toolkit (GsT) is a map-based software application that can be used for decision making and policy analysis in addition to planning for future energy projects. The SWERA application utilizes Geographical Information Systems (GIS) to develop common scenarios to evaluate potential locations for solar or wind energy plants. (Supplemental Information): The zip file contains the available geospatial toolkit data and metadata. Each country's data package depends on the data provided by the SWERA partners. ---------------------------------------------------------

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Numerical modeling of geothermal systems with applications to Krafla, Iceland and Olkaria, Kenya  

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The use of numerical models for the evaluation of the generating potential of high temperature geothermal fields has increased rapidly in recent years. In the present paper a unified numerical approach to the modeling of geothermal systems is discussed and the results of recent modeling of the Krafla geothermal field in Iceland and the Olkaria, Kenya, are described. Emphasis is placed on describing the methodology using examples from the two geothermal fields.

Bodvarsson, G.S.

1987-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Pre-feasibility power generation study for the Magadi Soda Company, Magadi, Kenya  

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The purpose of this report is to: (a) review the extensive published and unpublished literature on the geochemistry, hydrology and geology of Lake Magadi, Kenya, and its associated hot springs; (b) based on this review of field visits, estimate the temperature in the geothermal reservoir beneath the lake; and (c) from this, develop a plan to determine the potential for the development of geothermal electric power at Lake Magadi. 6 refs., 9 figs., 2 tabs.

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1989-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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File:DIA Kenya 0906 lw (2).pdf | Open Energy Information  

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Group theoretic, Lie algebraic and Jordan algebraic formulations of the SIC existence problem  

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Although symmetric informationally complete positive operator valued measures (SIC-POVMs, or SICs for short) have been constructed in every dimension $\\le 67$, a general existence proof remains elusive. The purpose of this paper is to show that the SIC-existence problem is equivalent to three other, on the face of it quite different problems. We hope that these reformulations of the problem will make it more tractable. We also believe that the fact that SICs have these connections to other areas of mathematics is of some intrinsic interest. Specifically, we reformulate the SIC problem in terms of (1) Lie Groups, (2) Lie Algebras and (3) Jordan Algebras (the second result being a greatly strengthened version of one previously obtained by Appleby, Flammia and Fuchs). The connection between these three reformulations is non-trivial: it is not easy to demonstrate their equivalence directly, without appealing to their common equivalence to SIC existence. In the course of our analysis we obtain a number of other results which may be of some independent interest.

D. M. Appleby; Christopher A. Fuchs; Huangjun Zhu

2013-12-02T23:59:59.000Z

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Einstein and Jordan frames reconciled: a frame-invariant approach to scalar-tensor cosmology  

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Scalar-Tensor theories of gravity can be formulated in different frames, most notably, the Einstein and the Jordan one. While some debate still persists in the literature on the physical status of the different frames, a frame transformation in Scalar-Tensor theories amounts to a local redefinition of the metric, and then should not affect physical results. We analyze the issue in a cosmological context. In particular, we define all the relevant observables (redshift, distances, cross-sections, ...) in terms of frame-independent quantities. Then, we give a frame-independent formulation of the Boltzmann equation, and outline its use in relevant examples such as particle freeze-out and the evolution of the CMB photon distribution function. Finally, we derive the gravitational equations for the frame-independent quantities at first order in perturbation theory. From a practical point of view, the present approach allows the simultaneous implementation of the good aspects of the two frames in a clear and straightforward way.

R. Catena; M. Pietroni; L. Scarabello

2006-04-24T23:59:59.000Z

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Group theoretic, Lie algebraic and Jordan algebraic formulations of the SIC existence problem  

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Although symmetric informationally complete positive operator valued measures (SIC POVMs, or SICs for short) have been constructed in every dimension up to 67, a general existence proof remains elusive. The purpose of this paper is to show that the SIC existence problem is equivalent to three other, on the face of it quite different problems. We hope that these reformulations of the problem will make it more tractable. We also believe that the fact that SICs have these connections to other areas of mathematics is of some intrinsic interest. Specifically, we reformulate the SIC problem in terms of (1) Lie groups, (2) Lie algebras and (3) Jordan algebras (the second result being a greatly strengthened version of one previously obtained by Appleby, Flammia and Fuchs). The connection between these three reformulations is non-trivial: It is not easy to demonstrate their equivalence directly, without appealing to their common equivalence to SIC existence. In the course of our analysis we obtain a number of other results which may be of some independent interest.

D. M. Appleby; Christopher A. Fuchs; Huangjun Zhu

2013-12-02T23:59:59.000Z

368

Low-temperature geothermal assessment of the Jordan Valley Salt Lake County, Utah  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Two known low-temperature areas (Warm Springs fault and Crystal Hot Springs) are located in the Jordan Valley, but the primary purpose of this report is to locate other low-temperature resources not previously identified. Geothermal reconnaissance techniques utilized in this study include a temperature survey and chemical analysis of wells and springs, and temperature-depth measurements in holes of opportunity. Also, further site specific gravity modelling for the Warm Springs fault geothermal area and initial modelling for the entire valley were also conducted. Areas identified as having potential low-temperature geothermal resources at depth are: (1) the north-central valley area; (2) an east-west portion of the central valley; and (3) a north-south oriented area extending from Draper to Midvale. Each of these areas exhibits ground-water temperatures 20/sup 0/C or greater. Each area has thermal wells with common ion characteristics similar to both Crystal Hot Springs and the Warm Springs fault geothermal systems. Significant concentrations of Sr, Li, B, and F are present in many of these wells.

Klauk, R.H.

1984-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Program Program Organization Country Region Topic Sector Sector  

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UNEP Armenia Azerbaijan Barbados Burkina Faso China Egypt Ghana Indonesia Jordan Kenya Korea Mali Mexico Moldova Mongolia Montenegro Morocco Namibia Nepal Peru Philippines Russia...

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Summary of modeling studies of the East Olkaria geothermal field, Kenya  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A detailed three-dimensional well-by-well model of the East Olkaria geothermal field in Kenya has been developed. The model matches reasonably well the flow rate and enthalpy data from all wells, as well as the overall pressure decline in the reservoir. The model is used to predict the generating capacity of the field, well decline, enthalpy behavior, the number of make-up wells needed and the effects of injection on well performance and overall reservoir depletion. 26 refs., 10 figs.

Bodvarsson, G.S.; Pruess, K.; Stefansson, V.; Bjornsson, S.; Ojiambo, S.B.

1985-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Opaline cherts associated with sublacustrine hydrothermal springs at Lake Bogoria, Kenya Rift valley  

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An unusual group of cherts found at saline, alkaline Lake Bogoria in the Kenya Rift differs from the Magadi-type cherts commonly associated with saline, alkaline lakes. The cherts are opaline, rich in diatoms, and formed from a siliceous, probably gelatinous, precursor that precipitated around submerged alkaline hot springs during a Holocene phase of high lake level. Silica precipitation resulted from rapid drop in the temperature of the spring waters and, possibly, pH. Lithification began before subaerial exposure. Ancient analogous cherts are likely to be localized deposits along fault lines.

Renaut, R.W.; Owen, R.B.

1988-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Lead contamination in street soils of Nairobi City and Mombasa Island, Kenya  

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The advent of modern industrialization and, in particular, the motor vehicle has witnessed dramatic increases in lead usage both as a component of lead-acid storage battery and from 1923 as organic lead alkyl anti-knock additive in petroleum. Several workers have established a correlation between increasing lead concentration in roadside soils and vehicular traffic density. Although researchers studied the heavy metal content in Lake Victoria sediments, no urban roadside soils were investigated. Since lead is used as a petrol additive in Kenya, it is necessary to document the extent and magnitude of lead contamination of roadside soils in inland and coastal urban environments and evaluate its environmental implications.

Onyari, J.M.; Wandiga, S.O.; Njenga, G.K.; Nyatebe, J.O. (Univ. of Nairobi (Kenya))

1991-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Environmental impact assessment practices in the sub-Saharan Africa: cases from Kenya  

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The aim for this research is to review environmental impact assessment (EIA) practices in sub-Saharan Africa, drawing upon appropriate theoretical and methodological work on EIA. This study uses a comparative evaluation method to examine the extent of environmental impact assessment (EIA) in project analysis. It uses site and services low cost housing projects from Kenya. The research has three major components: (1) review of environmental practice in Sub-Saharan Africa through literature review and case studies; (2) review of general literature on EIA as practiced by international agencies and developed countries; and (3) formulation of more suitable guidelines for EIA procedures in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Ngunjiri, P.G.

1987-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Jordan-Schwinger map, 3D harmonic oscillator constants of motion, and classical and quantum parameters characterizing electromagnetic wave polarization  

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In this work we introduce a generalization of the Jauch and Rohrlich quantum Stokes operators when the arrival direction from the source is unknown {\\it a priori}. We define the generalized Stokes operators as the Jordan-Schwinger map of a triplet of harmonic oscillators with the Gell-Mann and Ne'eman SU(3) symmetry group matrices. We show that the elements of the Jordan-Schwinger map are the constants of motion of the three-dimensional isotropic harmonic oscillator. Also, we show that generalized Stokes Operators together with the Gell-Mann and Ne'eman matrices may be used to expand the polarization density matrix. By taking the expectation value of the Stokes operators in a three-mode coherent state of the electromagnetic field, we obtain the corresponding generalized classical Stokes parameters. Finally, by means of the constants of motion of the classical three-dimensional isotropic harmonic oscillator we describe the geometric properties of the polarization ellipse

R. D. Mota; M. A. Xicotencatl; V. D. Granados

2008-01-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Analysis of wood-energy production and consumption strategies among small-scale farmers in central Kenya  

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This study focuses on wood-energy production and consumption strategies among small-scale farm households in central Kenya. The specific objective were: (1) to determine how households had responded to specific wood-energy policies; (2) to identify factors associated with household adoption or non-adoption of the strategies. Different programs aimed at addressing wood-energy shortages in Kenya were initiated or strengthened during the 1980s: fuelwood or multipurpose tree planting; development and dissemination of improved stoves and fireplaces; promotion of increased accessibility to wood-energy substitutes. Household adoption levels for policy-supported strategies have remained low despite promotion. Survey data from two villages in Nyeri district were collected to determine the factors associated with adoption of the Kenya Ceramic Jiko, the [open quotes]Kuni Mbili[close quotes] stove/fireplace, kerosene stoves, electric cookers, and fuelwood or multipurpose tree planting. Adoption rates varied from as low as 1 percent for electricity to 43 percent for the Kenya Ceramic Jiko. Important policy variables included extension visits per year, income levels, years of formal education received by head of household, access to different fuels, area of farm-land owned, household size, and locational characteristics of the villages. Policy recommendations included: use of research results to direct policy; improvement of information flows between policy makers, extension agents, and technology-users; increased support of agroforestry; and better program coordination. Recommendations for further research included: examining more areas where efficiency gains in energy production and consumption can be made, extending the study to cover the drier parts of central Kenya, and conducting regular case studies in order to better understand the adoption process over time.

Mwangi, A.M.

1992-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Predictability of the Normalized Difference Vegetation Index in Kenya and Potential Applications as an Indicator of Rift Valley Fever Outbreaks in the Greater Horn of Africa  

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In this paper the progress made in producing predictions of the Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI) over Kenya in the Greater Horn of Africa (GHA) for the October–December (OND) season is discussed. Several studies have identified a ...

Matayo Indeje; M. Neil Ward; Laban J. Ogallo; Glyn Davies; Maxx Dilley; Assaf Anyamba

2006-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A cross country study of the role of the three sectors on the acceptance and integration of people with intellectual and physical disabilities in Kenya and the United States of America.  

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??This study examines acceptance and integration of people with intellectual and physical disabilities in the United States and Kenya and the involvement of the three… (more)

Nash, Whitney

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Programmable unknown quantum-state discriminators with multiple copies of program and data: A Jordan basis approach  

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The discrimination of any pair of unknown quantum states is performed by devices processing three parts of inputs: copies of the pair of unknown states we want to discriminate are respectively stored in two program systems and copies of data, which is guaranteed to be one of the unknown states, in a third system. We study the efficiency of such programmable devices with the inputs prepared with $n$ and $m$ copies of unknown qubits used as programs and data, respectively. By finding a symmetry in the average inputs, we apply the Jordan basis method to derive their optimal unambiguous discrimination and the minimum-error discrimination schemes. The dependence of the optimal solutions on the a prior probabilities of the mean input states is also demonstrated.

Bing He; János A. Bergou

2006-10-26T23:59:59.000Z

379

Isotopic evidence for neogene hominid paleoenvironments in the Kenya Rift Valley  

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Bipedality, the definitive characteristic of the earliest hominids, has been regarded as an adaptive response to a transition from forested to more-open habitats in East Africa sometime between 12 million and 5 million years ago. Analyses of the stable carbon isotopic composition ([delta][sup 13]C) of paleosol carbonate and organic matter from the Tugen Hills succession in Kenya indicate that a heterogeneous environment with a mix of C3 and C4 plants has persisted for the last 15.5 million years. Open grasslands at no time dominated this portion of the rift valley. The observed [delta][sup 13]C values offer no evidence for a shift from more-closed C3 environments to C4 grasslands habitats. If hominids evolved in East Africa during the Late Miocene, they did so in an ecologically diverse setting.

Kingston, J.D.; Hill, A. (Yale Univ., New Haven, CT (United States)); Marino, B.D. (Harvard Univ., Cambridge, MA (United States))

1994-05-13T23:59:59.000Z

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Quality and Performance of LED Flashlights in Kenya: Common End User Preferences and Complaints  

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Flashlights that use LED technology have quickly emerged as the dominant source of portable lighting in Kenya. While flashlights do not normally provide a substitute for kerosene and other highly inefficient fuels, they are an important early manifestation of LED lighting in the developing world that can serve as a platform - or deterrent - to the diffusion of the technology into the broader off-grid lighting market. The lead acid batteries embedded in flashlights also represent an important source of hazardous waste, and flashlight durability is thus an important determinant of the rate of waste disposal. Low-cost LED flashlights with prices from $1 to $4 are now widely available in shops and markets throughout Kenya. The increased penetration of LED technology in the flashlight market is significant, as over half of all Kenyan households report owning a flashlight (Kamfor, 2002). While this shift from conventional incandescent technology to modern LEDs may appear to be a promising development, end users that our research team interviewed expressed a number of complaints about the quality and performance of these new flashlights. This raises concerns about the interests of low-income flashlight users, and it may also indicate the onset of a broader market spoiling effect for off-grid lighting products based on LED technology (Mills and Jacobson, 2008; Lighting Africa, 2007). The quality of low-cost LED flashlights can contribute to market spoiling because these products appear to represent the first contact that most Kenyans have with LED technology. In this report, our team uses interviews with 46 end users of flashlights to collect information about their experiences, perceptions, and preferences. We focus especially on highlighting common complaints from respondents about the flashlights that they have used, as well as on noting the features that they indicated were important when evaluating the quality of a flashlight. In previous laboratory tests, researchers from our team found a wide range of quality and performance among battery powered LED lights (Granderson, et al. 2008).

Tracy, Jenny; Jacobson, Arne; Mills, Evan

2009-09-14T23:59:59.000Z

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On Traversable Lorentzian Wormholes in the Vacuum Low Energy Effective String Theory in Einstein and Jordan Frames  

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Three new classes (II-IV) of solutions of the vacuum low energy effective string theory in four dimensions are derived. Wormhole solutions are investigated in those solutions including the class I case both in the Einstein and in the Jordan (string) frame. It turns out that, of the eight classes of solutions investigated (four in the Einstein frame and four in the corresponding string frame), massive Lorentzian traversable wormholes exist in five classes. Nontrivial massless limit exists only in class I Einstein frame solution while none at all exists in the string frame. An investigation of test scalar charge motion in the class I solution in the two frames is carried out by using the Plebanski-Sawicki theorem. A curious consequence is that the motion around the extremal zero (Keplerian) mass configuration leads, as a result of scalar-scalar interaction, to a new hypothetical "mass" that confines test scalar charges in bound orbits, but does not interact with neutral test particles.

K. K. Nandi; Yuan-Zhong Zhang

2004-05-10T23:59:59.000Z

382

Establishment and evaluation of a livestock early warning system for Laikipia, Kenya  

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A new zone was added to the existing Livestock Early Warning System (LEWS), which is a subproject of the USAID Global Livestock Collaborative Research Support Program. LEWS uses the PHYGROW model and satellite imagery of weather and vegetation to estimate the availability of forage to livestock and wildlife. Drought advisories are then distributed to governments, development organizations, and pastoralists via the Internet, satellite radios, and written reports. The Laikipia zone was established in 2001 to provide drought early warning for the arid pastoral rangelands of the Ewaso Ngiro ecosystem in the Laikipia and southern Samburu Districts, Kenya. Field verification of PHYGROW estimates of standing crop was conducted in 2002. In addition, research was conducted to determine the ability of the warning system to provide significant advance notice of emerging drought conditions. Results of this study indicate that LEWS is capable of providing accurate estimates of forage availability on East African rangelands. There is also evidence that the use of LEWS advisories could accelerate drought response by pastoralists as much as three to seven weeks.

Ryan, Zola

2003-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

383

Noncrystallographic calcite dendrites from hot-spring deposits at Lake Bogoria, Kenya  

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Complex calcite crystals are an integral component of precipitates that form around the orifices of the Loburu and Mawe Moto hot springs on the shores of Lake bogoria, Kenya. Two types of large (up to 4 cm long) noncrystallographic dendrites are important components of these deposits. Feather dendrites are characterized by multiple levels of branching with individual branches developed through crystal splitting and spherulitic growth. Scandulitic (from Latin meaning shingle) dendrites are formed of stacked calcite crystals and are generally more compact than feather dendrites. These developed through the incremental stacking of rectangular-shaped calcite crystals that initially grew as skeletal crystals. Feather and scandulitic dendrites precipitated from the same waters in the same springs. The difference in morphology is therefore related to microenvironments in which they grew. Feather dendrites grew in any direction in pools of free-standing water provided that they were in constant contact with the solute. Conversely, scandulitic dendrites grew on rims of dams where water flowed over the surface in concert with the pulses of spring water. Thus, each calcite crystal in these dendrites represents one episode of crystal growth. The orientation of the component crystals in scandulitic dendrites is controlled by the topography of the dam or surface, not crystallographic criteria. The noncrystallographic dendrites formed from spring waters with initial temperatures of 90--99 C. Surficial water cooling, loss of CO{sub 2}, and presence of other elements that can interfere with crystal growth contributed to the formation of these unusual crystals.

Jones, B. [Univ. of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta (Canada). Dept. of Geology; Renaut, R.W. [Univ. of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon (Canada). Dept. of Geological Sciences

1995-01-02T23:59:59.000Z

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Hydrocarbon potential of the Lamu basin of south-east Kenya  

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The Lamu basin occupies the coastal onshore and offshore areas of south-east Kenya. This fault bounded basin formed as a result of the Paleozoic-early Mesozoic phase of rifting that developed at the onset of Gondwana dismemberment. The resultant graben was filled by Karroo (Permian-Early Jurassic) continental siliciclastic sediments. Carbonate deposits associated with the Tethyan sea invasion, dominate the Middle to Late Jurassic basin fill. Cessation of the relative motion between Madagascar and Africa in the Early Cretaceous, heralded passive margin development and deltaic sediment progradation until the Paleogene. Shallow seas transgressed the basin in the Miocene when another carbonate regime prevailed. The basin depositional history is characterized by pulses of transgressive and regressive cycles, bounded by tectonically enhanced unconformities dividing the total sedimentary succession into discrete megasequences. Source rock strata occur within Megasequence III (Paleogene) depositional cycle and were lowered into the oil window in Miocene time, when the coastal parts of the basin experienced the greatest amount of subsidence. The tectono-eustatic pulses of the Tertiary brought about source and reservoir strata into a spatial relationship in which hydrocarbons could be entrapped. A basement high on the continental shelf has potential for Karroo sandstone and Jurassic limestone reservoirs. Halokinesis of Middle Jurassic salt in Miocene time provides additional prospects in the offshore area. Paleogene deltaic sands occur in rotated listric fault blacks. A Miocene reef Play coincides with an Eocene source rock kitchen.

Nyagah, K.; Cloeter, J.J.; Maende, A. (National Oil Corp. of Kenya, Nairobi (Kenya))

1996-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy flows in a secondary city: a case study of Nakuru, Kenya  

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Secondary cities are currently seen as an important focus for promoting a more spatially-equitable pattern of economic infrastructure in developing countries, but their energy needs have not been considered. To test the thesis of this work - that the present pattern of energy demand in secondary cities differs, in important ways, from that of primary cities - a case study was conducted in the East African city of Nakuru, Kenya. Energy supplies used in Nakuru fall into two categories: industrial sources (electricity and petroleum) and traditional sources (wood, charcoal, and agricultural residues). This analysis of Nakuru's use of industrial sources is introduced by a historical discussion of nationwide patterns of distribution, use, and pricing of electricity and petroleum products, and is followed by data gathered from Nakuru's suppliers of these energy sources. The portrait of energy use in Nakuru is completed with an analysis of the demand for traditional energy sources. Surveys were conducted to estimate the total quantities of charcoal, wood, and agricultural resides used in Nakuru. The cornerstone of this effort was a residential energy survey stratified according to income. Nakuru is shown to rely on biomass fuels (charcoal) to a much greater degree than Nairobi, thereby proving the thesis.

Milukas, M.V.

1987-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Skeletal crystals of calcite and trona from hot-spring deposits in Kenya and New Zealand  

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Skeletal crystals are hollow crystals that develop because their outer walls grow before their cores. The presence of skeletal crystals of calcite (three types--trigonal prisms, hexagonal prisms, and plates) and trona in hot (> 90 C) spring deposits in New Zealand (Waikite Springs and Ohaaki Pool) and Kenya (Lorusio hot springs) shows that they can form in natural sedimentary regimes. Analysis of samples from these deposits shows that this crystal morphology develops under disequilibrium conditions that are unrelated to a specific environmental or diagenetic setting. Skeletal crystals transform into solid crystals when subsequent precipitation fills their hollow cores. In some cases, this may involve precipitation of crystalline material that has a sieve-like texture. In other examples, the skeletal crystal provides a framework upon which other materials can be precipitated. Walls in the skeletal trigonal calcite prisms from Waikite Springs are formed of subcrystals that mimic the shape of the parent crystal. Similarly, plate-like skeletal crystals from Lorusio are formed of densely packed subcrystals that are trona crystals from Lorusio are not formed of subcrystals. Recognition of skeletal crystals is important because they represent growth that follows the reverse pattern of normal growth. Failure to recognize that crystal growth followed the skeletal motif may lead to false interpretations concerning the growth of a crystal.

Jones, B. [Univ. of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta (Canada). Dept. of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences; Renaut, R.W. [Univ. of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan (Canada). Dept. of Geological Sciences

1996-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The First Telemedicine Project Kazakhstan  

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The main goal of the project is to demonstrate improved access to health care services and health information at rural primary health care levels through creation of telemedicine program. The program will establish telemedicine services in 128 sustainable ...

Dana Sharman; Boulat Alibekov; Talgat Soultanov; Shamshiddin Balgimbekov

2004-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Use Patterns of LED Flashlights in Kenya and a One-Year Cost Analysis of Flashlight Ownership  

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Flashlight usage is widespread across much of sub-Saharan Africa.1 In Kenya in particular, over half of all households report owning a flashlight (Kamfor, 2002). Aside from household use, flashlights are also widely used to perform income-earning jobs in Kenya. Lumina Research Note No.4, the first report in this series documenting flashlight use in Kenya, highlights flashlight use patterns of night watchmen and bicycle taxi drivers. Both of these are occupations that rely on the use of flashlights on a nightly basis (Tracy et al., 2009). Also highlighted by Research Note No.4, flashlight users in Kenya have reported being highly dissatisfied with the quality of the low-cost LED flashlights that are available, and they identify several reoccurring problems they have faced as flashlight end-users (Tracy et al., 2009). The fact that there exists a substantial dependency upon flashlights in Kenya and that users are disgruntled with the available products suggests reasons for concern about flashlight quality. This concern is present despite two recent technological transitions in the flashlight market. First, LED technology has quickly emerged as the dominant source of portable lighting in Kenya, outpacing incandescent flashlights (Johnstone et al., 2009). LED technology has the potential to provide efficiency and performance benefits relative to incandescent bulbs, and low-cost LEDs have achieved price levels that make them cost competitive with conventional lighting sources for a number of applications (Mills, 2005). Second, rechargeable sealed-lead acid (SLA) batteries are also becoming more prevalent alternatives to disposable dry cell batteries. Flashlights using rechargeable SLA batteries tend to have a lower total cost of ownership over a two-year period than a flashlight using dry cell batteries (Radecsky, 2009); however, as this current report highlights, this may vary depending on the intensity of use patterns. To avoid a potential market spoiling effect for off-grid lighting products based on LED technology (Mills and Jacobson, 2008; Lighting Africa, 2007) a better understanding of flashlight use-patterns is crucial (Tracy et al., 2009). In addition, the economic implications faced by rural flashlight end-users provide further incentive for a move toward higher quality low-cost flashlights. In this report, our team uses interviews with 46 end users of flashlights to collect information about their use patterns and costs associated with owning and operating flashlight products. While flashlights used in their portable mode typically do not represent a substitute for kerosene or other forms of fuel-based lighting, at times they are used in stationary applications in place of a fuel-based lamp. In either case, these products often represent end users first exposure to LED technology and rechargeable dry cell batteries, and thus stand to either provide a positive or negative impression of these technologies for a diversity of lighting applications.

Tracy, Jennifer; Jacobson, Arne; Mills, Evan

2010-02-16T23:59:59.000Z

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Stratigraphy and rifting history of the Mesozoic-Cenozoic Anza rift, Kenya  

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Lithological and compositional relationships, thicknesses, and palynological data from drilling cuttings from five wells in the Anza rift, Kenya, indicate active rifting during the Late Cretaceous and Eocene-Oligocene. The earlier rifting possibly started in the Santonian-Coniacian, primarily occurred in the Campanian, and probably extended into the Maastrichtian. Anza rift sedimentation was in lacustrine, lacustrine-deltaic, fluvial, and flood-basin environments. Inferred synrift intervals in wells are shalier, thicker, more compositionally immature, and more poorly sorted than Lower Cretaceous ( )-lower Upper Cretaceous and upper Oligocene( )-Miocene interrift deposits. Synrift sandstone is mostly feldspathic or arkosic wacke. Sandstone deposited in the Anza basin during nonrift periods is mostly quartz arenite, and is coarser and has a high proportion of probable fluvial deposits relative to other facies. Volcanic debris is absent in sedimentary strata older than Pliocene-Holocene, although small Cretaceous intrusions are present in the basin. Cretaceous sandstone is cemented in places by laumontite, possibly recording Campanian extension. Early Cretaceous history of the Anza basin is poorly known because of the limited strata sampled; Jurassic units were not reached. Cretaceous rifting in the Anza basin was synchronous with rifting in Sudan and with the breakup and separation of South America and Africa; these events likely were related. Eocene-Oligocene extension in the Anza basin reflects different stresses. The transition from active rifting to passive subsidence in the Anza basin at the end of the Neogene, in turn, records a reconfigured response of east African plates to stresses and is correlated with formation of the East Africa rift.

Winn, R.D. Jr.; Steinmetz, J.C. (Marathon Oil Co., Littleton, CO (United States)); Kerekgyarto, W.L. (Marathon Oil Co., Houston, TX (United States))

1993-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Deltaic sedimentation in saline, alkaline Lake Bogoria, Kenya: Response to environmental change  

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Lake Bogoria is a meromictic, saline (90 g/l TDS), alkaline (pH: 10.3) lake with Na-CO[sub 3]-Cl waters, located in a narrow half-graben in the central Kenya Rift. It is fed by hot springs, direct precipitation, and a series of ephemeral streams that discharge into the lake via small deltas and fan-deltas. Examination of the exposed deltas and >50 short cores from the lake floor, have revealed a wide range of deltaic and prodeltaic sediments, including turbidites and subaqueous debris-flow deposits. Studies of 3 long cores and the exposed delta stratigraphy have shown how the style of deltaic sedimentation has responded to environmental changes during the last 30,000 years. During humid periods when lake level is high the lake waters are fresher and less dense. Theoretically, high sediment yield and more constant discharge may promote underflow (hyperpycnal flow), generating low-density turbidity currents. In contrast, during low stages with dense brine, the less dense, inflowing waters carry fine sediment plumes toward the center of the lake where they settle from suspension (hypopycnal flow). Although applicable as a general model, the sediment record shows that reality is more complex. Variations in meromixis and level of the chemocline, together with local and temporal differences in sediment yield and discharge, may permit density flows even when the lake is under a predominant hypopycnal regime. During periods of aridity when sodium carbonate evaporites were forming, exposed delta plains were subject to desiccation with local development of calcrete and zeolitic paleosols.

Renaut, R.W. (Univ. of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon (Canada). Dept. of Geological Sciences); Tiercelin, J.J. (Univ. Bretagne Occidentale, Brest (France). Domaines Oceaniques)

1993-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Comparison of emissions and residential exposure from traditional and improved cookstoves in Kenya  

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Suspended particulate matter and carbon emissions from the combustion of biomass, in addition to their environmental consequences, have been causally associated with the incidence of respiratory and eye infections. Improved stoves offer the potential for emissions reduction. The authors compare the emissions of suspended particulate matter and carbon monoxide from traditional and improved biofuel stoves in Kenya under the actual conditions of household use. Data for analysis is from 137 14-h days of continuous real-time emission concentration monitoring in a total of 38 households. Their analysis shows that improved (ceramic) wood-burning stoves reduce daily average suspended particulate matter concentration by 48% during the active burning period and by 77% during the smoldering phase. Ceramic stoves also reduce the median and the 75th and 95th percentiles of daily emission concentration during the burning period and the 95th percentile during the smoldering phase, and therefore shift the overall emission profile downward. Improved charcoal-burning stoves also offer reductions in indoor air pollution compared to the traditional metal stove, but these are not statistically significant. The greatest reduction in emission concentration is achieved as a result of transition from wood to charcoal where mean emission concentrations drop by 87% during the burning period and by 92% when smoldering as well as large reductions in the median and 75th and 95th percentiles. These results indicate that transition to charcoal, followed by the use of improved wood stoves, are viable options for reduction of human exposure to indoor air pollution in many developing nations.

Ezzati, M.; Mbinda, B.M.; Kammen, D.M.

2000-02-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Model for trace metal exposure in filter-feeding flamingos at alkaline Rift Valley Lake, Kenya  

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Toxic trace metals have been implicated as a potential cause of recent flamingo kills at Lake Nakuru, Kenya. Chromium (Cr), copper (Cu), lead (Pb), and zinc (Zn) have accumulated in the lake sediments as a result of unregulated discharges and because this alkaline lake has no natural outlet. Lesser flamingos (Phoeniconaias minor) at Lake Nakuru feed predominantly on the cyanobacterium Spirulina platensis, and because of their filter-feeding mechanism, they are susceptible to exposure to particle-bound metals. Trace metal adsorption isotherms to lake sediments and S. platensis were obtained under simulated lake conditions, and a mathematical model was developed to predict metal exposure via filter feeding based on predicted trace metal phase distribution. Metal adsorption to suspended solids followed the trend Pb {much_gt} Zn > Cr > Cu, and isotherms were linear up to 60 {micro}g/L. Adsorption to S. platensis cells followed the trend Pb {much_gt} Zn > Cu > Cr and fit Langmuir isotherms for Cr, Cu and Zn and a linear isotherm for Pb. Predicted phase distributions indicated that Cr and Pb in Lake Nakuru are predominantly associated with suspended solids, whereas Cu and Zn are distributed more evenly between the dissolved phase and particulate phases of both S. platensis and suspended solids. Based on established flamingo feeding rates and particle size selection, predicted Cr and Pb exposure occurs predominantly through ingestion of suspended solids, whereas Cu and Zn exposure occurs through ingestion of both suspended solids and S. platensis. For the lake conditions at the time of sampling, predicted ingestion rates based on measured metal concentrations in lake suspended solids were 0.71, 6.2, 0.81, and 13 mg/kg-d for Cr, Cu, Pb, and Zn, respectively.

Nelson, Y.M.; DiSante, C.J.; Lion, L.W. [Cornell Univ., Ithaca, NY (United States). School of Civil and Environmental Engineering; Thampy, R.J.; Raini, J.A. [Worldwide Fund for Nature, Nakuru (Kenya). Lake Nakuru Conservation and Development Project; Motelin, G.K. [Egerton Univ., Njoro (Kenya). Dept. of Animal Health

1998-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The origin of hydrothermal and other gases in the Kenya Rift Valley  

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The Kenya Rift Valley (KRV) is part of a major continental rift system from which much outgassing is presently occurring. Previous research on gases in the KRV has tended to concentrate on their geothermal implications; the present paper is an attempt to broaden the interpretation by consideration of new data including helium and carbon isotope analyses from a wide cross-section of sites. In order to do this, gases have been divided into categories dependent on origin. N{sub 2} and noble gases are for the most part atmospherically derived, although their relative concentrations may be altered from ASW ratios by various physical processes. Reduced carbon (CH{sub 4} and homologues) appears to be exclusively derived from the shallow crust, with thermogenic {delta}{sup 13}C values averaging -25{per_thousand} PDB for CH{sub 4}. H{sub 2} is likely also to be crustally formed. CO{sub 2}, generally a dominant constituent, has a narrow {delta}{sup 13}C range averaging -3.7{per_thousand} PDB, and is likely to be derived with little modification from the upper mantle. Consideration of the ratio C/{sup 3}He supports this view in most cases. Sulphur probably also originates there. Ratios of {sup 3}He/{sup 4}He reach a MORB-like maximum of 8.0 R/R{sub A} and provide the best indication of an upper mantle source of gases beneath the KRV. A correlation between {sup 3}He/{sup 4}He and the hydrocarbon parameter log (C{sub 1}/{Sigma}C{sub 2-4}) appears to be primarily temperature related. The highest {sup 3}He/{sup 4}He ratios in spring waters are associated with basalts, perhaps because of the leaching of basalt glasses. There may be a structural control on {sup 3}He/{sup 4}He ratios in the KRV as a whole.

Darling, W.G. [British Geological Survey, Wallingford (United Kingdom)] [British Geological Survey, Wallingford (United Kingdom); Griesshaber, E. [Max-Planck Institut fuer Chemie, Mainz (Germany)] [Max-Planck Institut fuer Chemie, Mainz (Germany); Andrews, J.N. [Univ. of Reading (United Kingdom)] [and others] [Univ. of Reading (United Kingdom); and others

1995-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Origin of platy calcite crystals in hot-spring deposits in the Kenya Rift Valley  

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Platy calcite crystals, which have their c axis parallel to their shortest length axis, are common components of travertine deposits found around some hot springs in the Kenya Rift Valley. They are composite crystals formed of numerous paper-thin subcrystals. Individual plates allowed to grow without obstruction develop a hexagonal motif. The Kenyan crystals typically form in hot (>75 C) waters that have a low Ca content (<10 mg/l), a high CO{sub 2} content, and a high rate of CO{sub 2} degassing. At Chemurkeu, aggregates of numerous small platy crystals collectively form lattice crystals that superficially resemble ray crystals. The walls of the lattice crystals are formed of large platy crystals that have their long and intermediate length axes aligned parallel to the plane of the long axis of the lattice crystal. Internally, the lattice crystals are formed of small platy calcite crystals arranged in a boxlike pattern that creates the appearance of a lattice when viewed in thin section. Lattice crystals are highly porous, with each pore being enclosed by platy crystals. At Lorusio, travertines are mainly formed of pseudodentrites that are constructed by numerous small platy crystals attached to a main stem which is a large platy crystal that commonly curves along its long axis. The pseudodentrites are the main construction blocks in ledges and lilypads that form in the vent pool and spring outflow channels, where the water is too hot for microbes other than hyperthermophiles. The platy calcite crystals in the Kenyan travertines are morphologically similar to platy calcite crystals that form as scale in pipes in the geothermal fields of New Zealand and hydrothermal angel wing calcite from the La Fe mine in Mexico. Comparison of the Kenyan and New Zealand crystals indicates that platy calcite crystals form from waters with a low Ca{sup 2+} content and a high CO{sub 3}/Ca ratio due to rapid rates of CO{sub 2} degassing.

Jones, B. [Univ. of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta (Canada). Dept. of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences; Renault, R.W. [Univ. of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan (Canada). Dept. of Geological Sciences

1998-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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An analysis of the production and manufacture of the modified clay pot at the Oriang Women's Pottery Group, the Amilo-Rangwe Pottery Group, and the Kinda E Teko Pottery Group in Nyanza Province, Kenya  

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In response to the growing demands for safe water supplies and the absence of a central infrastructure capable of meeting those demands, CARE-Kenya has implemented a safe water storage program at the household level. Central ...

Pihulic, Michael P. (Michael Phillip), 1982-

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Counterexample to "Sufficient Conditions for uniqueness of the Weak Value" by J. Dressel and A. N. Jordan, arXiv:1106.1871v1  

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The abstract of "Contextual Values of Observables in Quantum Measurements" by J. Dressel, S. Agarwal, and A. N. Jordan [Phys. Rev. Lett. 104 240401 (2010)] (called DAJ below), states: "We introduce contextual values as a generalization of the eigenvalues of an observable that takes into account both the system observable and a general measurement procedure. This technique leads to a natural definition of a general conditioned average that converges uniquely to the quantum weak value in the minimal disturbance limit." A counterexample to the claim of the last sentence was presented in Version 1. Subsequently Dressel and Jordan placed in the arXiv the paper of the title (called DJ below) which attempts to prove the claim of DAJ quoted above under stronger hypotheses than given in DAJ, hypotheses which the counterexample does not satisfy. The present work (Version 6) presents a new counterexample to this revised claim of DJ. A brief introduction to "contextual values" is included. Also included is a critical analysis of DJ.

Stephen Parrott

2011-05-20T23:59:59.000Z

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Causes and Consequences of Employee Turnover in a Financial Institution in Kenya  

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Employee turnover is expensive and disruptive to organizations. However not many employers appreciate the value lost in quality of human capital, and dollar value of lost productivity and time due to turnover. This study identified the causes and consequences of voluntary employee turnover in a financial institution in Kenya. The researcher established from the bank records that 80 employees resigned from the institution in the five-year period. The causes of turnover were identified and recorded as given in the separated employees' resignation letters held at the bank, and categorized as either avoidable or unavoidable. The quality of the separated employees was measured by academic qualifications, banking training, job performance ratings and years of work experience as recorded in the separated person's file. Turnover cost was computed based on the earnings of the separated employee and the associated administration costs, plus the cost of training and lost productivity due to the resignations. The turnover policies were reviewed. The data collected were coded and analyzed using the SPSS program version16. The quantitative data analysis was carried out using descriptive statistics. Non-parametric Chi-Square Goodness-of-Fit Test was used to test the research hypotheses. A thematic analysis of the narration by the HR director was done. The reasons for the resignations were as follows: 65 percent better salaries offered elsewhere, 17.7 percent were due to family reasons, 13.8 percent went on further studies, 2.5 percent had problems with bank administration and 1.2 percent changed careers. It was further established that 71 percent of the separated workers had university degrees, 92 percent were either good or excellent job performers, 35 percent had more than ten years work experience and 80 percent had received bank training. The turnover cost per separated employee was 100 percent of the worker's annual salary. The total turnover cost comprised of 43.5 percent in lost productively due to the resignations; 30.9 percent on training and 25.6 percent on recruiting and hiring replacements. The researcher concluded that personnel turnovers had negative consequences for the bank in terms of loss of quality human capital and cost, and that management should act to resolve the problem since 67.5 percent of the turnovers were avoidable.

Obiero, Dan

2011-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Combining MSS and AVHRR imagery to assess vegetation biomass and dynamics in an arid pastoral ecosystem, Turkana District, Kenya  

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Landsat multi-spectral scanner (MSS) imagery was used to develop a vegetation type-biomass map of the 84,000 Km/sup 2/ Turkana District, Kenya. NOAA satellite advanced very high resolution radiometry (AVHRR) imagery was overlaid on the MSS map to trace the seasonal and annual dynamics of vegetation communities used by Turkana pastoral nomads, 1981-1984. Four regions (sub-sectional territories) were compared with respect to peak herbaceous biomass, woody canopy cover, and seasonal fluxes in total green biomass. Results demonstrated major variations among regions and between wet and dry season ranges within regions. Pastoral land use patterns appear to minimize effects of seasonal vegetation fluxes on livestock herds.

Ellis, J.E.; Swift, D.M.; Hart, T.C.; Dick, O.B.

1987-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Solid-State Lighting on a Shoestring Budget: The Economics of Off-Grid Lighting for Small Businesses in Kenya  

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superior lighting services to low income people in off-grid areas of developing countries, many of whom currently rely on fuel based lighting sources such as kerosene. If this potential is to be achieved in the near term, however, manufacturers must produce off-grid lighting products that are inexpensive, perform well, and meet the needs of potential end users. At present, relatively few products meet all three of these goals. In this article, we report results from a detailed study of lighting use by micro-enterprises in two small towns in Kenya's Rift Valley Province. The work included a survey about lighting use by 50 small businesses, careful measurements of kerosene lighting use patterns and associated costs for 23 of these businesses, and a subsequent field trial in which 14 of the 23 businesses purchased and used low cost LED lamps over a number of months.

Radecsky, Kristen; Johnstone, Peter; Jacobson, Arne; Mills, Evan

2008-12-14T23:59:59.000Z

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Sediment infill within rift basins: Facies distribution and effects of deformation: Examples from the Kenya and Tanganyika Rifts, East Africa  

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Oil is known from lacustrine basins of the east African rift. The geology of such basins is complex and different depending on location in the eastern and western branches. The western branch has little volcanism, leading to long-lived basins, such as Lake Tanganyika, whereas a large quantity of volcanics results in the eastern branch characterized by ephemeral basins, as the Baringo-Bogoria basin in Kenya. The Baringo-Bogoria basin is a north-south half graben formed in the middle Pleistocene and presently occupied by the hypersaline Lake Bogoria and the freshwater Lake Baringo. Lake Bogoria is fed by hot springs and ephemeral streams controlled by grid faults bounding the basin to the west. The sedimentary fill is formed by cycles of organic oozes having a good petroleum potential and evaporites. On the other hand, and as a consequence of the grid faults, Lake Baringo is fed by permanent streams bringing into the basin large quantities of terrigenous sediments. Lake Tanganyika is a meromictic lake 1470 m deep and 700 km long, of middle Miocene age. It is subdivided into seven asymmetric half grabens separated by transverse ridges. The sedimentary fill is thick and formed by organic oozes having a very good petroleum potential. In contrast to Bogoria, the lateral distribution of organic matter is characterized by considerable heterogeneity due to the existence of structural blocks or to redepositional processes.

Tiercelin, J.J.; Lezzar, K.E. (Universite de Bretagne Occidentale, Brest (France)); Richert, J.P. (Elf Aquitaine, Pau (France))

1994-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Single-crystal sup 40 Ar/ sup 39 Ar dating of the Olorgesailie Formation, southern Kenya rift  

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Single-crystal laser fusion {sup 40}Ar/{sup 39}Ar analyses and several conventional bulk fusion {sup 40}K- {sup 40}Ar dates have been used to determine the age of volcaniclastic strata within the Olorgesailie Formation and of associated volcanic and sedimentary units of the southern Kenya rift. In the principal exposures along the southern edge of the Legemunge Plain, the formation spans the interval from approximately 500 to 1,000 ka. Deposition continued to the east along the Ol Keju Nyiro river where a tuff near the top of the formation has been dated at 215 ka. In these exposures, the formation is unconformably overlain by sediments dated at 49 ka. A possible source for the Olorgesailie tephra, the Ol Doinyo Nyokie volcanic complex, contains as ash flow dated at {approximately} 1 Ma, extending the known age range of this complex to encompass that of virtually the entire Olorgesailie Formation in the Legemunge Plain. These geologic examples illustrate the importance of the single-crystal {sup 40}Ar/{sup 39}Ar dating technique whereby contaminant, altered, or otherwise aberrant grains can be identified and eliminated from the determination of eruptive ages for reworked or altered pyroclastic deposits. The authors have presented a computer-modeling procedure based on an inverse-isochron analysis that promotes a more objective approach to trimming {sup 40}Ar/{sup 39}Ar isotope data sets of this type.

Deino, A. (Geochronology Center of the Inst. of Human Origins, Berkeley, CA (United States)); Potts, R. (Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC (United States))

1990-06-10T23:59:59.000Z

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sup 40 Ar/ sup 39 Ar age calibration of the litho- and paleomagnetic stratigraphies of the Ngorora Formation, Kenya  

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Precise eruptive ages have been determined by the laser-fusion, single-crystal {sup 40}Ar/{sup 39}Ar method for juvenile volcanic feldspars from reworked and contaminated volcaniclastic rocks of the middle Miocene Ngorora Formation, Kenya Rift Valley. These ages range from 13.06 Ma at the base to 10.51 Ma toward the top of the type section near Kabarsero. Correlation of the local paleomagnetic stratigraphies with the geomagnetic reversal time scale yields magnetochronologic age estimates that are younger than the isotopic ages by an average of 0.18 Ma. Much of the discrepancy can be eliminated if an inferred change in sea-floor spreading rate occurred at 13 Ma or earlier, rather than at 10.42 Ma as previously suggested. Sedimentation rates at Kabarsero calculated from the {sup 40}Ar/{sup 39}Ar results decrease from initial values of {approximately}25 cm/1,000 yr to {approximately}5 cm/1,000 yr toward the top of the section. The initial rapid sedimentation rates characterize the first 0.1 to 0.3 m.y. following emplacement of the underlying, voluminous, basin-filling Tiim Phonolites, indicating that the Baringo Basin at this time may not have existed as a rift valley created by extensional tectonics, but instead may have been a subsidence feature formed in response to removal of large volumes of magma from the lithosphere. A premolar tentatively identified as Proconsul sp. indet. found in the Ngorora Formation near the village of Bartabwa has been dated at {approximately}12.42 Ma, representing perhaps the last known occurrence of this genus in the fossil record.

Deino, A.; Drake, R. (Institute of Human Origins, Berkeley, CA (USA)); Tauxe, L. (Scripps Institute of Oceanography, La Jolla, CA (USA)); Monaghan, M. (Univ. of Chicago, IL (USA))

1990-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Education about environmental issues, conservation, and management: a study of form four secondary school pupils' concerns about environmental issues in Kenya  

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The purpose of this study is threefold: first, to develop and administer a questionnaire designed to determine Kenyan students' concerns about environmental issues; second to investigate the primary environmental factors facing the country; and finally, to utilize the findings of the study to develop a conceptual framework for environmental education in Kenya. To develop an environmental education framework for Kenya, baseline data was obtained from a survey of Form IV secondary school students' concerns about environmental issues. A split-half technique was used to establish the reliability of the questionnaire. Factor analysis was used to test the construct validity of the questionnaire and as a data reduction method. This technique resulted in reducing the 81 items developed for the study to eight Factor as follows: (F1) Land use and health stresses; (F2) Community environmental risks; (F3) National environmental problems; (F4) Careless land use practices at community level; (F5) Socioeconomic elements; (F6) Sources of environmental information; (F7) Careless land use at national level; and (F8) Primary population pressures. Results are presented briefly.

Maghenda, W.M.

1985-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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KazaKhstan and theworld economy  

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three recipients alone accounting for 73 percent (Table 2). Azerbaijan, while being only number seven. In Azerbaijan, total annual inflows reached 66 percent of gross fixed capital formation in 2003­05 (Table 4

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Y-12 Earn 11 R&D 100 Awards Jul 2, 2013 US, International Partners Remove Last Remaining HEU from Vietnam, Set Nuclear Security Milestone View All > Timeline Curious about NNSA...

407

Data base of chemical explosions in Kazakhstan  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Within the bounds of this report, the following works were done: (1) Information about explosion quarries, located in Southern, Eastern and Northern Kasakstan was summarized. (2) The general information about seismicity of areas of location of explosion quarries was adduced. (3) The system of observation and seismic apparatus, recording the local earthquakes and quarry explosions at the territory of Kazakstan were described. (4) Data base of quarry explosions, that were carried out in Southern, Eastern and Northern Kazakstan during 1995 and first half of 1996 year was adduced. (5) Upon the data of registration of explosions in Southern Kazakstan the correlative dependences between power class of explosions and summary weight of charge were constructed. (6) Seismic records of quarry explosions were adduced. It is necessary to note, that the collection of data about quarry explosions in Kazakstan in present time is very difficult task. Organizations, that makes these explosions, are always suffering reorganizations and sometimes it is actually impossible to receive all the necessary information. Some quarries are situated in remote, almost inaccessible regions, and within the bounds of supplier financing not the every quarry was in success to visit. So the present data base upon the chemical explosions for 1995 is not full and in further it`s expansion is possible.

Demin, V.N. [National Nuclear Center of Republic of Kazakhstan Institute of Geophysical Researches (Kazakhstan); Malahova, M.N. [National Nuclear Center of Republic of Kazakhstan Institute of Geophysical Researches (Kazakhstan); Martysevich, P.N. [National Nuclear Center of Republic of Kazakhstan Institute of Geophysical Researches (Kazakhstan); Mihaylova, N.N. [National Nuclear Center of Republic of Kazakhstan Institute of Geophysical Researches (Kazakhstan); Nurmagambetov, A. [National Nuclear Center of Republic of Kazakhstan Institute of Geophysical Researches (Kazakhstan); Kopnichev, Yu.F. D. [National Nuclear Center of Republic of Kazakhstan Institute of Geophysical Researches (Kazakhstan); Edomin, V.I. [National Nuclear Center of Republic of Kazakhstan Institute of Geophysical Researches (Kazakhstan)

1996-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

408

Residual Fuel Oil Imports from Kazakhstan  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

-No Data Reported; --= Not Applicable; NA = Not Available; W = Withheld to avoid disclosure of individual company data. Notes: *Countries listed under ...

409

Kazakhstan consortium achieves first oil production from ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Short-Term Energy Outlook ... Search EIA.gov. A-Z Index; ... before being shipped to Baku to enter the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan (BTC) ...

410

NNSA conducts radiological response training in Kazakhstan |...  

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Our Mission Managing the Stockpile Preventing Proliferation Powering the Nuclear Navy Emergency Response Recapitalizing Our Infrastructure Continuing Management Reform...

411

NNSA conducts radiological response training in Kazakhstan |...  

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

the United States Senate Committee on Armed Services Sep 17, 2013 NNSA, Republic of Korea Ministry Agree to Minimize Use of HEU in Nuclear Reactors Sep 3, 2013 NNSA Conducts...

412

Self-reported Impacts of LED Lighting Technology Compared to Fuel-based Lighting on Night Market Business Prosperity in Kenya  

SciTech Connect

The notion of"productive use" is often invoked in discussions about whether new technologies improve productivity or otherwise enhance commerce in developing-country contexts. It an elusive concept,especially when quantitative measures are sought. Improved and more energy efficient illumination systems for off-gridapplication--the focus of the Lumina Project--provide a case in which a significant productivity benefit can be imagined, given the importance of light to the successful performance of many tasks, and the very low quality of baseline illumination provided by flame-based source. This Research Note summarizes self-reported quantitative and qualitative impacts of switching to LED lighting technology on the prosperity of night-market business owners and operators. The information was gathered in the context of our 2008 market testing field work in Kenya?s Rift Valley Province, which was performed in the towns of Maai Mahiu and Karagita by Arne Jacobson, Kristen Radecsky, Peter Johnstone, Maina Mumbi, and others. Maai Mahiu is a crossroads town; provision of services to travelers and freight carriers is a primary income source for the residents. In contrast, the primary income for Karagita's residents is from work in the large, factory style flower farms on the eastern shores of Lake Naivasha that specialize in producing cut flowers for export to the European market. According to residents, both towns had populations of 6,000 to 8,000 people in June 2008. We focused on quantifying the economics of fuel-based and LED lighting technology in the context of business use by night market vendors and shop keepers. Our research activities with the business owners and operators included baseline measurement of their fuel-based lighting use, an initial survey, offering for sale data logger equipped rechargeable LED lamps, monitoring the adoption of the LED lamps, and a follow-up survey.

Johnstone, Peter; Jacobson, Arne; Mills, Evan; Mumbi, Maina

2009-02-11T23:59:59.000Z

413

Self-reported Impacts of LED Lighting Technology Compared to Fuel-based Lighting on Night Market Business Prosperity in Kenya  

SciTech Connect

The notion of"productive use" is often invoked in discussions about whether new technologies improve productivity or otherwise enhance commerce in developing-country contexts. It an elusive concept,especially when quantitative measures are sought. Improved and more energy efficient illumination systems for off-gridapplication--the focus of the Lumina Project--provide a case in which a significant productivity benefit can be imagined, given the importance of light to the successful performance of many tasks, and the very low quality of baseline illumination provided by flame-based source. This Research Note summarizes self-reported quantitative and qualitative impacts of switching to LED lighting technology on the prosperity of night-market business owners and operators. The information was gathered in the context of our 2008 market testing field work in Kenya?s Rift Valley Province, which was performed in the towns of Maai Mahiu and Karagita by Arne Jacobson, Kristen Radecsky, Peter Johnstone, Maina Mumbi, and others. Maai Mahiu is a crossroads town; provision of services to travelers and freight carriers is a primary income source for the residents. In contrast, the primary income for Karagita's residents is from work in the large, factory style flower farms on the eastern shores of Lake Naivasha that specialize in producing cut flowers for export to the European market. According to residents, both towns had populations of 6,000 to 8,000 people in June 2008. We focused on quantifying the economics of fuel-based and LED lighting technology in the context of business use by night market vendors and shop keepers. Our research activities with the business owners and operators included baseline measurement of their fuel-based lighting use, an initial survey, offering for sale data logger equipped rechargeable LED lamps, monitoring the adoption of the LED lamps, and a follow-up survey.

Johnstone, Peter; Jacobson, Arne; Mills, Evan; Mumbi, Maina

2009-02-11T23:59:59.000Z

414

Kenya's New Constitution  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

On 4 August 2010, Kenyans voted to adopt a new constitution, culminating a process that began as part of a resolution to the violent conflict that followed the December 2007 elections. By reducing executive power, devolving ...

Kramon, Eric

415

Sexual Violence in Kenya  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The true extent of sexual violence in accordance to the WHO definition is unknown, though varied studies highlight its pervasiveness. The WHO multi-country study 1 on women’s health and domestic violence against women, provides the first comparative data across the world and included three African countries: Namibia (the capital), Tanzania (a rural and urban setting) and Ethiopia (a rural setting). According to the WHO multi-country study, between 16 % and 59 % women from Africa had ever experienced sexual violence from intimate partners. Younger women (<15years) were more likely to report force at first sex (between 18 % and 43%). Other studies shows high levels of sexual violence in-country but data is scant. Data from demographic health surveys are Sexual violence: ‘any physical, psychological or sexual act, attempt to obtain a sexual act, unwanted sexual comments or advances against a person’s sexuality using coercion by any person regardless of their relationship with the victim, in any setting, including but not limited to home and work’ (Krug et al, 2002). limited by a general tendency to under-report. No nationally representative data on sexual violence existed until

Agenda For Kenya; Catherine Maternowska; Jill Keesbury; Nduku Kilonzo; Bixby Centre; Global Reproductive Health

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

416

FARMS IN KENYA by  

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MSU is an affirmative-action, equal-opportunity employerMSU INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT PAPERS The Michigan State University (MSU) International Development Paper series is designed to further the comparative analysis of international development activities in Africa, Latin America, Asia, and the Near East. The papers report research findings on historical, as well as contemporary, international development problems. The series includes papers on a wide range of topics, such as alternative rural development strategies; nonfarm employment and small scale industry; housing and construction; farming and marketing systems; food and nutrition policy analysis; economics of rice production in West Africa; technological change, employment, and income distribution; computer techniques for farm and marketing surveys; farming systems and food security research. The papers are aimed at teachers, researchers, policy makers, donor agencies, and international development practitioners. Selected papers will be translated into French, Spanish, or other languages.

Melinda Smale; John Olw; Melinda Smale; John Olw

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

417

Total Net Imports of Crude Oil and Petroleum Products into the U.S.  

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

Country: Total All Countries Persian Gulf OPEC Algeria Angola Ecuador Iran Iraq Kuwait Libya Nigeria Qatar Saudi Arabia United Arab Emirates Venezuela Non OPEC Afghanistan Albania Andora Anguilla Antigua and Barbuda Argentina Armenia Aruba Australia Austria Azerbaijan Bahamas Bahrain Bangladesh Barbados Belarus Belgium Belize Benin Bermuda Bolivia Bosnia and Herzegovina Brazil Brunei Bulgaria Burma Cambodia Cameroon Canada Cayman Islands Chad Chile China Colombia Congo (Brazzaville) Congo (Kinshasa) Cook Islands Costa Rica Croatia Cyprus Czech Republic Denmark Djbouti Dominica Dominican Republic Egypt El Salvador Equatorial Guinea Ethiopia Eritrea Estonia Fiji Finland France French Pacific Islands French Guiana Gabon Georgia, Republic of Germany Ghana Gibraltar Greece Greenland Grenada Guadeloupe Guatemala Guinea Guyana Haiti Honduras Hong Kong Hungary Iceland India Indonesia Ireland Israel Italy Ivory Coast Jamaica Japan Jordan Kazakhstan Kenya Korea, South Kutubu Kyrgyzstan Latvia Lebanon Liberia Lithuania Macau S.A.R. Macedonia Madagascar Malaysia Maldives Mali Malta Marshall Islands Mauritania Mauritius Mexico Micronesia, Federated States of Midway Islands Moldova Monaco Mongolia Montenegro Montserrat Morocco Mozambique Namibia Nepal Netherlands Netherlands Antilles New Caledonia New Zealand Nicaragua Niger Niue Norway Oman Pakistan Panama Papau New Guinea Paracel Islands Paraguay Peru Philippines Poland Portugal Puerto Rico Romania Russia St. Kitts and Nevis St. Lucia St. Pierre and Miquelon St. Vincent and the Grenadines Samoa San Marino Senegal Serbia and Montenegro Sierra Leone Singapore Slovakia Slovenia South Africa Spain Spratly Islands Sri Lanka Suriname Swaziland Sweden Switzerland Syria Taiwan Tanzania Thailand Togo Tonga Trinidad and Tobago Tunisia Turkey Turkmenistan Turks and Caicos Islands Uganda Ukraine United Kingdom Uruguay Uzbekistan Vanuatu Vietnam Virgin Islands (British) Virgin Islands (U.S.) Yemen Yugoslavia Other Non OPEC Period-Unit: Monthly-Thousand Barrels per Day Annual-Thousand Barrels per Day

418

Facilitating Financing for Sustainable Forest Management in Small Islands Developing States and Low Forest Cover Countries An analytical report prepared by Indufor for the United Nations Forum on Forests Country Case Study: Jordan  

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The views expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the United Nations. Acknowledgments The preparation of the present study was carried out with the full support and guidance of H.E. Eng. Sai’d Al Masri, Minister of Agriculture. We would like to express our deep gratitude and appreciation to H.E. for the time he gave us to brief him on the topic of the analysis and discuss the outputs of the analysis. His patronage of the consultation workshop was highly appreciated. Many thanks go to Dr. Radhi Tarawneh, Secretary General of Ministry of Agriculture, for his guidance and close follow-up work. We highly appreciate his contribution to the discussions that took place during the consultation workshop and his clarification and answers of inquiries raised by the participants. A special acknowledgement goes to Mohammed al Shorman, Director of Forestry, and his team (Emad Qudah, and Eng. Laith Rahahleh) for their collaboration and willingness to provide all necessary and requested data and information available at the Directorate. Without their dedication and commitment, this report would not have been possible. The final report benefited from the comments and feedback of the participants from the consultation workshop held in Amman, Jordan on 26 May 2010. They represented Government agencies, academia, the private sector and NGOs. The study was accomplished with the support and collaboration of all concerned institutions and people that we had the chance to meet with and discuss relevant issues. We really appreciate their hospitality, understanding and, above all, the time they gave us to discuss the topic of the analysis and answer all of our inquiries. Table of contents EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 1

Al Ouran

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

419

The Political Economy of Kenya’s Crisis  

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This article maybe used for research, teaching and private study purposes. Any substantial or systematic reproduction, re-distribution, re-selling, loan or sub-licensing, systematic supply or distribution in any form to anyone is expressly forbidden. The publisher does not give any warranty express or implied or make any representation that the contents will be complete or accurate or up to date. The accuracy of any instructions, formulae and drug doses should be independently verified with primary sources. The publisher shall not be liable for any loss, actions, claims, proceedings, demand or costs or damages whatsoever or howsoever caused arising directly or indirectly in connection with or arising out of the use of this material. Journal of Eastern African Studies

Registered Engl; Wales Registered Number; Susanne D. Mueller A; Susanne D. Mueller

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

420

Total Crude Oil and Products Imports from Kazakhstan  

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-No Data Reported; --= Not Applicable; NA = Not Available; W = Withheld to avoid disclosure of individual company data. Notes: *Countries listed under ...

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Kazakhstan Exports of Crude Oil and Petroleum Products by Destination  

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-No Data Reported; --= Not Applicable; NA = Not Available; W = Withheld to avoid disclosure of individual company data. Notes: Crude oil exports are ...

422

U.S. Imports from Kazakhstan - Energy Information Administration  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

-No Data Reported; --= Not Applicable; NA = Not Available; W = Withheld to avoid disclosure of individual company data. Notes: *Countries listed under ...

423

Ionosphere disturbances during rocket launches at Baikonur (Kazakhstan)  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A review of the ionosphere disturbances created by burning rockets is given. Published materials obtained by different authors are used in the review. Contemporary ionospheric data (f0 E, f0 F1, f0 ... Keywords: ionosonde measurement, ionosphere, rocket

V. I. Drobzhev; G. I. Gordienko; S. N. Mukasheva

2004-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

424

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

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

US EIA provides data, forecasts, country analysis brief and other analyses, focusing on the energy industry including oil, natural gas and electricity.

425

Kazakhstan-Enhancing Capacity for Low Emission Development Strategies...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

of November 2012, the U.S is working with more than 20 countries as part of the EC-LEDS program. The U.S. has established joint EC-LEDS work programs with 13 countries, including...

426

NNSA and Kazakhstan Complete Operation to Eliminate Highly Enriched...  

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

the United States Senate Committee on Armed Services Sep 17, 2013 NNSA, Republic of Korea Ministry Agree to Minimize Use of HEU in Nuclear Reactors Sep 3, 2013 NNSA Conducts...

427

Kazakhstan - Analysis - U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)  

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Energy Information Administration ... to boost domestic gas supplies and to provide further volumes for enhanced oil recovery. ... are the Central Asia Center ...

428

Kazakhstan - Analysis - U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Crude oil, gasoline, heating oil ... as gas output from these fields is geared to boost domestic gas supplies and to provide further volumes for enhanced oil recovery.

429

Kazakhstan - Analysis - U.S. Energy Information Administration ...  

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... (monitors compliance with environmental regulation), and Ministry on Emergency Situations (monitors compliance with health and safety ...

430

Sparse Recovery on Euclidean Jordan Algebras  

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Feb 3, 2013 ... Lingchen Kong, Department of Applied Mathematics, Beijing Jiaotong ...... the Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities (2013JBM095). .... opments in Several Aspects, Handbook on Semidefinite, Conic and ...

431

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432

Circulation Mechanisms of Kenya Rainfall Anomalies  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Expanding earlier studies on the boreal spring and autumn rainy seasons in equatorial East Africa, pending challenges on the mechanisms of rainfall variability, are investigated. Eastward pressure gradient and slack south Indian Ocean trade winds ...

Stefan Hastenrath; Dierk Polzin; Charles Mutai

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

433

Clean Technology Fund (CTF) | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Clean Technology Fund (CTF) Clean Technology Fund (CTF) Jump to: navigation, search Name Clean Technology Fund (CTF) Agency/Company /Organization African Development Bank, Asian Development Bank, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, Inter-American Development Bank, World Bank Sector Climate, Energy Focus Area Energy Efficiency, Geothermal, Transportation Topics Background analysis, Finance, Implementation, Low emission development planning, Market analysis Website http://www.climateinvestmentfu Country Algeria, Egypt, Indonesia, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Mexico, Morocco, Nigeria, Philippines, South Africa, Thailand, Tunisia UN Region South-Eastern Asia References Middle East and North Africa Regional Program (Algeria, Egypt, Jorban, Morroco, Tunisia)-Clean Technology Fund (CTF)[1]

434

GNEP Ministerial Attendees  

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

Senior Delegation Officials From All GNEP Participants Senior Delegation Officials From All GNEP Participants GNEP PARTNERS Australia John Carlson, Director General, Australian Safeguards and Non-Proliferation Office Bulgaria Chavdar Zhechev, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Bulgaria to the United Nations China Chen Deming, Vice Chairman, National Development and Reform Commission France Alain Bugat, Chairman, French Atomic Energy Commission Ghana Joseph Adda, Minister for Energy Hungary József Rónaky, Director General, Hungarian Atomic Energy Authority Japan Yukiya Amano, Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Japan to the International Organizations in Vienna Jordan Khaled Toukan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research Kazakhstan Kayrat Abdrakhmanov, Ambassador Extraordinary

435

Clean Technology Fund (CTF) | Open Energy Information  

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Fund (CTF) Fund (CTF) (Redirected from Vietnam-Clean Technology Fund (CTF)) Jump to: navigation, search Name Clean Technology Fund (CTF) Agency/Company /Organization African Development Bank, Asian Development Bank, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, Inter-American Development Bank, World Bank Sector Climate, Energy Focus Area Energy Efficiency, Geothermal, Transportation Topics Background analysis, Finance, Implementation, Low emission development planning, Market analysis Website http://www.climateinvestmentfu Country Algeria, Egypt, Indonesia, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Mexico, Morocco, Nigeria, Philippines, South Africa, Thailand, Tunisia UN Region South-Eastern Asia References Middle East and North Africa Regional Program (Algeria, Egypt, Jorban, Morroco, Tunisia)-Clean Technology Fund (CTF)[1]

436

Enhancing Capacity for Low Emission Development Strategies (EC-LEDS)  

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Enhancing Capacity for Low Emission Development Strategies Program Enhancing Capacity for Low Emission Development Strategies Program Agency/Company /Organization United States Agency for International Development, United States Environmental Protection Agency, United States Department of Energy, United States Department of Agriculture, United States Department of State Sector Energy, Land Topics Low emission development planning, -LEDS Program Start 2010 Program End 2014 Country Albania, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Colombia, Costa Rica, Gabon, Georgia, Guatemala, Indonesia, Jamaica, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Republic of Macedonia, Malawi, Malaysia, Mexico, Moldova, Peru, Philippines, Serbia, South Africa, Thailand, Ukraine, Vietnam, Zambia UN Region Southern Asia References Enhancing Capacity for Low Emission Development Strategies Program[1]

437

Jordan National Energy Research Center | Open Energy Information  

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economic sectors. This research center is considered as one of the specialized science and technological centers working under the umbrella of the Higher Council for...

438

Jordan-algebraic approach to convexity theorems for quadratic ...  

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Tr(D0Y ) ? min,Tr(DiY ) = bi,i = 1, ··· , 5,. Y ? 0,Y ? Herm(m, H),. (i.e. Y is of the form (6)). Then this semidefinite relaxation is exact. Proposition 19 Let m ? 3,.

439

To: CCSF Directors From: Terry Jordan and Drew Harvell  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

due to oilfield fracking needs. Oilfield service companies would like to propel 2012 Texas acreage far of guar in fracking gels. Companies in the U.S. have generally stated that Indi/Paki guar may have better

Angenent, Lars T.

440

Evaluating competitive advantage priorities of SMEs in Jordan  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The current climate that Jordanian small and medium enterprises (SMEs) face is quite fierce. Organisations in competing with products imported from Far East with fewer defects and lower prices are facing a life-or-death situation. In ...

Majed Alsmadi; Zulfiqar Khan; Anne-Marie McTavish

2011-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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441

Audubon of South Jordan: a migratory bird awareness / education center.  

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??I have always been an admirer of nature. I have always wanted to contribute and give back to the community by doing something that involved… (more)

Jensen, Adam Christopher

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

442

Containing the opposition : selective representation in Jordan and Turkey  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

How does elite manipulation of election mechanisms affect the representation of political regime opponents? While the spread of elections has reached all the continents, the number of actual democracies has not increased ...

Wakeman, Raffaela Lisette

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

443

Dinâmica em órbitas projetivas compactas e a decomposição de Jordan.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??Introduzimos os conceitos de recorrência, recorrência por cadeias e decomposi ção de Morse para analisar os comportamentos recorrente e transiente de um fluxo topológico num… (more)

André Caldas de Souza

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

444

Spectral functions and smoothing techniques on Jordan algebras.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??Successful methods for a large class of nonlinear convex optimization problems have recently been developed. This class, known as self-scaled optimization problems, has been defined… (more)

Baes, Michel

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

445

The Jordan River Basin : culture in resource management and conflict.  

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??This thesis is a case study of the impact of culture on the management of water resources and the conflict over their usage by opposing… (more)

Ritzler, Jacob

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

446

Point-line spaces related to Jordan pairs.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??A point-line space is an abstract geometric object that consists of a set of points and a set of lines such that on each line… (more)

Huggenberger, Simon

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

447

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

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Russia; Saudi Arabia; Singapore; South Africa; Sudan ... which is used in power generation) by more than 25 percent in 2011 to help make up for the loss of natural ...

448

U.S. Exports to Kazakhstan of Asphalt and Road Oil (Thousand Barrels)  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec; 2005: 1: 0: 0: 0: 0: 0: 0: 0: 2006: 0: 0: 2010: 0-

449

Immobilization of Cesium Traps from the BN-350 Fast Reactor (Aktau, Kazakhstan)  

SciTech Connect

During BN-350 reactor operations and also during the initial stages of decommissioning, cesium traps were used to decontaminate the reactor’s primary sodium coolant. Two different types of carbon-based trap were used – the MAVR series, low ash granulated graphite adsorber (LAG) contained in a carrier designed to be inserted into the reactor core during shutdown; and a series of ex-reactor trap accumulators(TAs) which used reticulated vitreous carbon (RVC) to reduce Cs-137 levels in the sodium after final reactor shutdown. In total four MAVRs and seven TAs were used at BN-350 to remove an estimated cumulative 755 TBq of cesium. The traps, which also contain residual sodium, need to be immobilized in an appropriate way to allow them to be consigned as waste packages for long term storage and, ultimately, disposal. The present paper reports on the current status of the implementation phase, with particular reference to the work done to date on the trap accumulators, which have the most similarity with the cesium traps used at other reactors.

J. A. Michelbacher; C. Knight; O. G. Romanenko; I. L. Tazhibaeva; I. L. Yakovlev; A. V. Rovneyko; V. I. Maev; D. Wells; A. Herrick

2011-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

450

Use of plasma fuel systems at thermal power plants in Russia, Kazakhstan, China, and Turkey  

SciTech Connect

The technology of plasma ignition of solid fuels is described, as well as its creation and development steps, the technoeconomic characteristics of plasma igniter systems, schemes of their installation in pulverized-coal boilers, and results of their application at pulverized coal-fired power plants.

Karpenko, E.I.; Karpenko, Y.E.; Messerle, V.E.; Ustimenko, A.B. [Russian Academy of Sciences, Ulan Ude (Russian Federation). Institute of Thermal Physics

2009-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

451

Disposition of highly enriched uranium obtained from the Republic of Kazakhstan. Environmental assessment  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This EA assesses the potential environmental impacts associated with DOE`s proposal to transport 600 kg of Kazakhstand-origin HEU from Y-12 to a blending site (B&W Lynchburg or NFS Erwin), transport low-enriched UF6 blending stock from a gaseous diffusion plant to GE Wilmington and U oxide blending stock to the blending site, blending the HEU and uranium oxide blending stock to produce LEU in the form of uranyl nitrate, and transport the uranyl nitrate from the blending site to USEC Portsmouth.

NONE

1995-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

452

DLMF: Index J  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... Jonquière's function, see polylogarithms. Jordan curve theorem ¶ ? §1.9(iii); Jordan's function: number theory §27.2(i). Jordan's ...

2013-05-03T23:59:59.000Z

453

Intuitive Information Access  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... 1. What is the 3rd largest Asian country? ANSWER = Kazakhstan. ANSWER = Almaty. 2. What is the capital of Kazakhstan? ...

2004-10-08T23:59:59.000Z

454

United Nations geothermal activities in developing countries  

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The United Nations implements technical cooperation projects in developing countries through its Department of Technical Cooperation for Development (DTCD). The DTCD is mandated to explore for and develop natural resources (water, minerals, and relevant infrastructure) and energy - both conventional and new and renewable energy sources. To date, the United Nations has been involved in over 30 geothermal exploration projects (completed or underway) in 20 developing countries: 8 in Africa (Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, Madagascar); 8 in Asia (China, India, Jordan, Philippines, Thailand); 9 in Latin America (Bolivia, Chile, El Salvador, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama) and 6 in Europe (Greece, Romania, Turkey, Yugoslavia). Today, the DTCD has seven UNDP geothermal projects in 6 developing countries. Four of these (Bolivia, China, Honduras, and Kenya) are major exploration projects whose formulation and execution has been possible thanks to the generous contributions under cost-sharing arrangements from the government of Italy. These four projects are summarized.

Beredjick, N.

1987-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Slide23 | OSTI, US Dept of Energy, Office of Scientific and Technical  

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Slide23 Slide23 Slide23 Developing Country Access Afghanistan Guatemala Nigeria Albania Guinea Pakistan Algeria Guinea-Bissau Palestinian Territories (West Bank/ Gaza) Angola Guyana Papua New Guinea Armenia Haiti Paraguay Azerbaijan Honduras Peru Bangladesh Indonesia Philippines Belize Iraq Rwanda Benin Jordan Samoa Bhutan Kenya Sao Tome and Principe Bolivia Kiribati Senegal Burkina Faso Kyrgyzstan Sierra Leone Burundi Lao People's Democratic Republic Solomon Islands Cambodia Lesotho Somalia Cameroon Liberia Sri Lanka Cape Verde Macedonia, The Former Yugoslav Republic of Swaziland Central African Republic Madagascar Tajikistan Chad Malawi Tanzania, United Republic of Colombia Maldives Thailand Comoros Mali Timor-Leste Congo Marshall Islands Togo Congo, The Democratic Republic of Mauritania Tonga

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UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services | Open Energy Information  

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Logo: UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services Name UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services Agency/Company /Organization United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Partner German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ), Global Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP), Green Jobs Initiative, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA) Sector Climate, Energy, Land, Water Focus Area People and Policy Topics Low emission development planning Country Armenia, Azerbaijan, Barbados, Burkina Faso, China, Egypt, Ghana, Indonesia, Jordan, Kenya, Korea, Mali, Mexico, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Namibia, Nepal, Peru, Philippines, Russia, Rwanda, Senegal, Serbia, South Africa, Ukraine

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Alternative splicing of the Anopheles gambiae Dscam gene in diverse Plasmodium falciparum infections  

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near the Kenya Medical Research Institute in Kisumu [37],review boards of the Kenya Medical Research Institute, KenyaControl Research, Kenya Medical Research Institute, Mumias

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Limited Warranty Research In Motion Limited (“RIM”), the ...  

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... Handheld Limited Warranty (Jordan) 072406 (English) (UK Version 082504) 1 Page 2. Handheld Limited Warranty (Jordan ...

2012-11-15T23:59:59.000Z

459

Towards livelihoods security : livelihoods opportunities and challenges in Embui, Kenya.  

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??Given the livelihoods challenges which face many rural communities, understanding a community’s livelihoods dynamics and opportunities is one major step to developing workable options to… (more)

Mwasaa, Walter Mbele

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

460

A dynamic model of industrial energy demand in Kenya  

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This paper analyses the effects of input price movements, technology changes, capacity utilization and dynamic mechanisms on energy demand structures in the Kenyan industry. This is done with the help of a variant of the second generation dynamic factor demand (econometric) model. This interrelated disequilibrium dynamic input demand econometric model is based on a long-term cost function representing production function possibilities and takes into account the asymmetry between variable inputs (electricity, other-fuels and Tabour) and quasi-fixed input (capital) by imposing restrictions on the adjustment process. Variations in capacity utilization and slow substitution process invoked by the relative input price movement justifies the nature of input demand disequilibrium. The model is estimated on two ISIS digit Kenyan industry time series data (1961 - 1988) using the Iterative Zellner generalized least square method. 31 refs., 8 tabs.

Haji, S.H.H. [Gothenburg Univ. (Sweden)

1994-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Linking information systems for HIV care and research in Kenya  

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The provision of HIV care in developing countries may involve complex and overlapping resources; including government-run facilities non-governmental organization (NGO) or international non-governmental organization (INGO) supported services and research ... Keywords: data integration, data standards, electronic medical records, hiv, interoperability, ontologies, open source software

Alicia F. Guidry; Judd L. Walson; Neil F. Abernethy

2010-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

462

ENERGY DEMAND AND CONSERVATION IN KENYA: INITIAL APPRAISAL  

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bound up in steel, paper, and other energy intensive goods.and residential energy use in the paper by McGranahan 1 eton energy use and the economy can be found in the paper by

Schipper, Lee

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

463

BBSLA – Kenya (032310) English (Global Version 031910) 1 ...  

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... discharge, fire, flood, lightning, water or wind, correction of ... limitation, GPS information, carrier ID, tower ID and ... of visible WiFi or cell towers) may be ...

464

Slum upgrading in India and Kenya: investigating the sustainability  

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and red-herring vendors in the front parlours, cobblers in the back; a bird-fancier in the first floor, three families on the second, starvation in the attics, Irishmen in the passage, a ‘musician’ in the front kitchen, a charwoman and five hungry...

Cronin, Victoria Louise Molly

2012-04-10T23:59:59.000Z

465

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

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Consumption & Efficiency. Energy use in homes, commercial buildings, ... in 2010, of which 5.2 billion KWh derived from renewable sources (hydro, geothermal, ...

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ENERGY DEMAND AND CONSERVATION IN KENYA: INITIAL APPRAISAL  

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the contribution of hydro power at its direct thermalpowerplants for power, as is often done. hydro~ LBL~l0538~

Schipper, Lee

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

467

ENERGY DEMAND AND CONSERVATION IN KENYA: INITIAL APPRAISAL  

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and commercial uses" of oil products as given by the 1978does not tell which kinds of oils were used for which ties.other I Incl. 200El 01450-oil Thermal Elec. 350 Coal Other I

Schipper, Lee

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

468

ENERGY DEMAND AND CONSERVATION IN KENYA: INITIAL APPRAISAL  

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for pumping a given quantity of oil. Moreover, the presenceThat is 1 significant quantities of the oil imported by many

Schipper, Lee

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

469

Integrated: Geospatial Toolkit GIS data for Kenya from NREL ...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

that can be used for decision making and policy analysis in addition to planning for future energy projects. The SWERA application utilizes Geographical Information Systems...

470

ENERGY DEMAND AND CONSERVATION IN KENYA: INITIAL APPRAISAL  

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plants, at what energy intensity? hotel in a given year? toenergy use for key kinds of buildings; major tals. hotels~

Schipper, Lee

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

471

African Studies, Titles Purchased on Subject Fund, FY2009  

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? : effects of liberalisation in Kenya. Nairobi, Kenya : EcoNews Africa : International Development Research

Peterson, Blake R.

472

Global Nuclear Energy Partnership Triples in Size to 16 Members |  

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

Nuclear Energy Partnership Triples in Size to 16 Members Nuclear Energy Partnership Triples in Size to 16 Members Global Nuclear Energy Partnership Triples in Size to 16 Members September 16, 2007 - 2:33pm Addthis Nations Sign On to International Cooperation for Safe Expansion of Nuclear Energy Worldwide VIENNA, AUSTRIA - U.S. Secretary of Energy Samuel W. Bodman and senior international officials from 16 nations today agreed to increase international nuclear energy cooperation through the Global Nuclear Energy Partnership (GNEP). China, France, Japan, Russia and the United States, who are original GNEP partners, as well as Australia, Bulgaria, Ghana, Hungary, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Slovenia, and Ukraine signed a "Statement of Principles", which addresses the prospects of expanding the peaceful uses of nuclear energy, including enhanced

473

NREL: International Activities - Bilateral Partnerships  

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Bilateral Partnerships Bilateral Partnerships NREL partners with more than 50 countries around the world to advance development and use of renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies: Angola Argentina Australia Bangladesh Brazil Canada Chile China Colombia Costa Rica Gabon Haiti India Indonesia Japan Kazakhstan Kenya Korea Mexico North America Philippines Saudi Arabia U.S. Pacific Territories United Arab Emirates Vietnam Asia Bangladesh Under sponsorship from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), NREL provides technical support for mapping the wind resource in the Bay of Bengal littoral zone in order to provide sufficiently accurate information for national-level strategic energy planning. China NREL manages renewable energy cooperation with China under the U.S.-China

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Phlogopite and Quartz Lamellae in Diamond-bearing Diopside from Marbles of the Kokchetav Massif Kazakhstan: Exsolution or Replacement Reaction  

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Exsolution lamellae of pyroxene in garnet (grt), coesite in titanite and omphacite from UHPM terranes are widely accepted as products of decompression. However, interpretation of oriented lamellae of phyllosilicates, framework silicates and oxides as a product of decompression of pyroxene is very often under debate. Results are presented here of FIB-TEM, FEG-EMP and synchrotron-assisted infrared (IR) spectroscopy studies of phlogopite (Phlog) and phlogopite + quartz (Qtz) lamellae in diamond-bearing clinopyroxene (Cpx) from ultra-high pressure (UHP) marble. These techniques allowed collection of three-dimensional information from the grain boundaries of both the single (phlogopite), two-phase lamellae (phlogopite + quartz), and fluid inclusions inside of diamond included in K-rich Cpx and understanding their relationships and mechanisms of formation. The Cpx grains contain in their cores lamellae-I, which are represented by topotactically oriented extremely thin lamellae of phlogopite (that generally are two units cell wide but locally can be seen to be somewhat broader) and microdiamond. The core composition is: (Ca{sub 0.94}K{sub 0.04}Na{sub 0.02})(Al{sub 0.06}Fe{sub 0.08}Mg{sub 0.88})(Si{sub 1.98}Al{sub 0.02})O{sub 6.00}. Fluid inclusions rich in K and Si are recognized in the core of the Cpx, having no visible connections to the lamellae-I. Lamellar-II inclusions consist of micron-size single laths of phlogopite and lens-like quartz or slightly elongated phlogopite + quartz intergrowths; all are situated in the rim zone of the Cpx. The composition of the rim is (Ca{sub 0.95}Fe{sub 0.03}Na{sub 0.02})(Al{sub 0.05}Fe{sub 0.05}Mg{sub 0.90})Si{sub 2}O{sub 6}, and the rim contains more Ca, Mg than the core, with no K there. Such chemical tests support our microstructural observations and conclusion that the phlogopite lamellae-I are exsolved from the K-rich Cpx-precursor during decompression. It is assumed that Cpx-precursor was also enriched in H{sub 2}O, because diamond included in the core of this Cpx contains fluid inclusions. The synchrotron IR spectra of such diamond record the presence of OH{sup -} stretching and H{sub 2}O bending motion regions. Lamellar-II inclusions are interpreted as forming partly because of modification of the lamellae-i in the presence of fluid enriched in K, Fe and Si during deformation of the host diopside; the latter is probably related to the shallower stage of exhumation of the UHP marble. This study emphasizes that in each case to understand the mechanism of lamellar inclusion formation more detailed studies are needed combining both compositional, structural and three-dimensional textural features of lamellar inclusions and their host.

L Dobrzhinetskaya; R Wirth; D Rhede; Z Liu; H Green

2011-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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The Post-Soviet Development of Elite-Level Athletics in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan  

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medal  count  in  Albertville  and  first  in  Barcelona, 2012  with men in Albertville (Ibid. ).   Uzbekistan is 

Silecky, Matej

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

476

The Post-Soviet Development of Elite-Level Athletics in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan  

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female  sports  of  field  hockey  and  archery,  the arts,  boxing,  ice  hockey, figure skating, gymnastics and two  team  sports,  ice  hockey  and  soccer  (Ibid. ).   

Silecky, Matej

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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U.S. Department of Energy and NTI Announce Key Nonproliferation...  

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

with the Government of Kazakhstan to move forward with the down-blending of highly enriched uranium (HEU) currently stored at Kazakhstan's Institute of Nuclear Physics. The...

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SAMRUK KAZYNA National Welfare Fund | Open Energy Information  

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Fund Jump to: navigation, search Name SAMRUK-KAZYNA National Welfare Fund Place Kazakhstan Sector Hydro, Solar, Wind energy Product Kazakhstan-based project developer in wind,...

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ALS Visitors  

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Energy. March 2010 ALS Project Manager Steve Rossi hosted a group of visitors from Kazakhstan on Friday, March 5. The visitors, including a representative from the Kazakhstan...

480

SAFEGUARD AND SECURE CONTROL VERIFY POLICY  

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established PCG is with the Atomic Energy Committee of the Ministry of Industry and New Technologies and Kazatomprom in Kazakhstan. With regard to Kazakhstan, Mendelsohn says, "I...

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The Contested Energy Future of Amman, Jordan: Between Promises of Alternative Energies and a Nuclear Venture  

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policies, among which are included a green growth program and the building of a nuclear power plant, this article explores the case of Amman's energy transition. The growth of consumption coupled with new energy demographic and economic growth, particularly fueled by regional migrations. New consumption practices

482

Technology and social process : oscillations in Iron Age copper production and power in Southern Jordan  

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9 th centuries BCE, with decommissioning of the fortress’A3a probably represents a ‘decommissioning’ of the gatehouseby possible abandonment horizon. Decommissioning of earliest

Ben-Yosef, Erez

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

483

Orange and White Society Members 2010 Ruby J. Allman and Jordan London  

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Dr. William M. and Jo Ann Parker Marvin McVey and Suzanne Peden Todd and Karen S. Pegram Carl Arthur. Col. Nancy D. and Col. G. Vaden Blackwood Kathryn S. and David J. Blankenship Martha Bourland Sara L. Bowden Emma R. Boyd Dr. Leonard A. and Gail Brabson Dr. Steven M. and Mary Ellen Brewington Sharon K

Tennessee, University of

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Technology and social process : oscillations in Iron Age copper production and power in Southern Jordan  

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C. , 2005. Continuous geomagnetic field models for the pastTime variations in geomagnetic intensity. Rev. Geophys. 41,and Najjar, M. , 2009. Geomagnetic intensity spike recorded

Ben-Yosef, Erez

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

485

Six Sigma Approach to Improve Quality in E-Services: An Empirical Study in Jordan  

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This paper investigates the application of the Six Sigma approach to improve quality in electronic services e-services as more countries are adopting e-services as a means of providing services to their people through the Web. This paper presents a case ... Keywords: Customer Service, E-Service, Information Quality, Personalization, Quality, Reliability, Responsiveness, Six Sigma, System Quality, Website Design

Sitalakshmi Venkatraman; Salah Alhyari; Moutaz Alazab; Mamoun Alazab; Ammar Alazab

2012-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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U.S. Exports to Jordan of Total Petroleum Products (Thousand ...  

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Decade Year-0 Year-1 Year-2 Year-3 Year-4 Year-5 Year-6 Year-7 Year-8 Year-9; 2000's: 0: 0: 0: 0: 0: 0: 2010's: 1: 1: 7-

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Nomads in transition : mortuary archaeology in the lowlands of Edom (Jordan)  

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fill (alabaster, carnelian, flint, agate, ostrich eggshell,flake (B. 2238), one grey flint barrel disc bead (B. 2238),in fill (ostrich eggshell, flint). Disturbances: Looted in

Beherec, Marc A.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

488

Aalborg Universitet Energy systems impacts of reverse osmosis and thermal desalination in Jordan  

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condensing mode plants, efficiencies for CHP and MSF are not sufficiently good to result in lower fuel usage with two different desalination technologies; reverse osmosis (RO) driven by electricity and Multi Stage than RO. The Jordanian energy system is somewhat inflexible giving cause to Critical Excess Electricity

Kolaei, Alireza Rezania

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Nomads in transition : mortuary archaeology in the lowlands of Edom (Jordan)  

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appeared to be collared-rimed jars but were in actualitythe topic of collared-rim jars in Transjordanian sites,Age: Simple or pit burials, jar burials, anthropoid coffin

Beherec, Marc A.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Technology and social process : oscillations in Iron Age copper production and power in Southern Jordan.  

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??Records of technological practice provide an important lens for studying societies and cultures across time and space. This dissertation takes a diachronic view of the… (more)

Ben-Yosef, Erez

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

491

Refugees as planners : Palestinian refugees in Jordan and UNRWA, 1950-1957  

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This research is an institutional ethnography that documents a case for planning from the middle and planning from below. It looks at the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) ...

Maraqa, Hania Nabil

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

492

Intercomparison of Evapotranspiration Estimates at the Different Ecological Zones in Jordan  

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An estimate of evapotranspiration (ET) is needed for many applications in diverse disciplines such as agriculture, hydrology, and meteorology. The objective of this study was to compare two methods for estimating daily actual ET (ETa) from six ...

Ayman Suleiman; Jawad Al-Bakri; Mohammad Duqqah; Rich Crago

2008-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

493

Climate Change Impacts on Jordan River Flow: Downscaling Application from a Regional Climate Model  

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The integration of climate change projections into hydrological and other response models used for water resource planning and management is challenging given the varying spatial resolutions of the different models. In general, climate models are ...

Rana Samuels; Alon Rimmer; Andreas Hartmann; Simon Krichak; Pinhas Alpert

2010-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Evaluating Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) as Modifying Factor in Designing Public School Buildings in Jordan  

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The most fundamental goal in the design of educational facilities is to provide an environment that encourages learning achievement for students and teachers. Poor indoor air quality (IAQ) can negatively affect student health, comfort and performance that will eventually produce unacceptable learning environment. Poor IAQ can decrease a person's ability to perform specific mental tasks requiring concentration, calculation and memory. Therefore, schools should be designed, built and maintained in away to minimize and control the source of pollution. Around 29% of Jordanians occupy school buildings each day. A specific prototype building design was applied in the different locations of the country. This prototype could be appropriate for one location but it is not for the entire country that has diversity in climatic and environmental conditions The purpose of this research paper was to evaluate the indoor air quality in public school buildings in urban and rural area, through investigations of the causes and its effects on student health, comfort, and performance. Achieving healthy indoor air quality is a multifaceted a problem which can be arrived at by a comprehensive and interdisciplinary approach to the design, construction and operation of the school building. Results indicate that the prototype system used was not appropriate as healthy school design, and it did not take into consideration the indoor environmental factors as crucial issue in designing school buildings.

Ali, H. H.; Al-Momani, H.

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Using the WRF Model in an Operational Streamflow Forecast System for the Jordan River  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF) model was employed to provide precipitation forecasts during the 2008/09 and 2009/10 winters (wet season) for Israel and the surrounding region where complex terrain dominates. The WRF precipitation ...

Amir Givati; Barry Lynn; Yubao Liu; Alon Rimmer

2012-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Jordan derivations on $C^*$-ternary algebras for a Cauchy-Jensen functional equation  

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In this paper, we proved the generalized Hyers-Ulam stability of homomorphisms in $C^*$- ternary algebras and of derivations on $C^*$-ternary algebras for the following Cauchy- Jensen functional equation $$3f\\bigg(\\frac{x+y+z}{3}\\bigg)=2f\\bigg(\\frac{x+y}{2}\\bigg)+f(z).$$ These were applied to investigate isomorphisms between $C^*$-ternary algebras.

Choonkil Park; John Michael Rassias; Won-Gil Park

2010-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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SOLAR COOKER UTILIZING SATELLITE DISH TECHNOLOGY Mechanical Engineering Department , Philadelphia University, Amman Jordan, e-mail  

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SOLAR COOKER UTILIZING SATELLITE DISH TECHNOLOGY A. Saleh1 A. Badran2 1 Mechanical Engineering dish­type solar cooker was built and tested utilizing satellite dish technology. A common satellite-TV dish was utilized as a solar cooker after covering it with a highly­reflective aluminum foil, which

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International Energy Statistics - U.S. Energy Information ...  

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> Countries > International Energy Statistics: International Energy Statistics; Petroleum. ... Jordan ...

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DLMF: §4.18 Inequalities  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... 4.18. ¶ Jordan's Inequality. Show Annotations Keywords: Jordan's inequality, sine function. 4.18.1 . Show Annotations Symbols ...

2013-05-03T23:59:59.000Z

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Board of Examiners Alphabetical Listing  

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... PA, Examiner, Johnson, Darrell, Eaton Corporation, TX, Alumni, Johnson, Janet, Jordan Johnson, Inc. ... UT, Examiner, Tingey, Don, South Jordan City, ...