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Global Climate Change,Global Climate Change, Land Cover Change, andLand Cover Change, and  

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1 Global Climate Change,Global Climate Change, Land Cover Change, andLand Cover Change Changes · Due to ­ Climate Change ­ Land Cover / Land Use Change ­ Interaction of Climate and Land Cover Change · Resolution ­ Space ­ Time Hydro-Climatic Change · Variability vs. Change (Trends) · Point data

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LBA Land Use and Land Cover Change Data Sets Released  

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four data sets from the Carbon four data sets from the Carbon Dynamics and Nutrient Dynamics science themes, components of the LBA-ECO Large Scale Biosphere-Atmosphere Experiment in Amazonia (LBA). LBA-ECO CD-36 South American Land Data Assimilation System Atmospheric Forcing Data . Data set prepared by L.G.G. de Goncalves, W.J. Shuttleworth, D. Vila, E. Larroza, M.J. Bottino, D.L. Herdies, J.A. Aravequia, J.G. de Mattos, D.L. Toll, M. Rodell and P. Houser. This data set provides South American Land Data Assimilation System (SALDAS) atmospheric forcing data necessary for land surface modeling for South America. The data were derived by combining modeled and observation based sources.The forcing data cover the entire continent of South America at 0.125 degree resolution and are built around the model-calculated values of

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Interaction effects of climate and land use/land cover change on soil organic carbon sequestration  

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Interaction effects of climate and land use/land cover change on soil organic carbon sequestration carbon sequestration Climate change Soil carbon change Historically, Florida soils stored the largest in Florida (FL) have acted as a sink for carbon (C) over the last 40 years. · Climate interacting with land

Grunwald, Sabine

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Climate Impacts of Land-Cover and Land-Use Changes in Tropical Islands under Conditions of Global Climate Change  

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Land-cover and land-use (LCLU) changes have significant climate impacts in tropical coastal regions with the added complexity of occurring within the context of a warming climate. The individual and combined effects of these two factors in ...

Daniel E. Comarazamy; Jorge E. Gonzlez; Jeffrey C. Luvall; Douglas L. Rickman; Robert D. Bornstein

2013-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Land Cover and Land Use Change and Its Effects of Carbon Dynamics in Monsoon  

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on land directly · agriculture - food production and raising livestock · forestry - production of wood products (such as timber or paper), and biomass as an energy source LUC activities impact our environment plantations to lower albedo and reduce atmospheric CO2 #12;Land Cover Change in MAR Biome Types Jain and Yang

Jain, Atul K.

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INCORPORATING NATURAL VARIATION INTO TIME SERIES-BASED LAND COVER CHANGE IDENTIFICATION  

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INCORPORATING NATURAL VARIATION INTO TIME SERIES-BASED LAND COVER CHANGE IDENTIFICATION VARUN in forests. The bulk of work in identifying land cover changes using remote sensing data involves image

Minnesota, University of

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Development of a remotely sensed, historical land-cover change database for rural Chihuahua, Mexico  

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The purpose of this article is to describe the development of a remotely sensed, historical land-cover change database for the northwestern quarter of Chihuahua, Mexico, The database consists of multi-temporal land-cover classifications and change detection images. The database is developed to facilitate future investigations that examine urbanrural linkages as possible drivers of rural land-use and land-cover changes. To develop the needed land-cover change database, this study uses the North American Landsat Characterization (NALC) MSS triplicates because of their temporal depth and spatial breadth. Challenges exist, however, to effective classification and change detection using the NALC triplicates, including illumination differences across multiple scenes and periods caused by topographic and solar variations and the lack of ground reference data for historic periods. Therefore, creation of the database is a four step process. First, extensive pre-processing is performed to enhance comparability of multi-date images. Pre-processing includes topographic correction, mosaic creation and multi-date radiance normalization. Second, ancillary sources of land-cover data are combined with visual interpretations of enhanced images to define reference pixels used to classify the images using the maximum likelihood algorithm. Third, classification accuracy is assessed. Fourth, post-classification change detection is performed. Results indicate significant image improvements after pre-processing that permit very good overall classification (86.26% classified correctly) and change detection. To conclude, findings are presented that indicate significant changes to arid grasslands/shrublands and forest resources in mountainous regions.

Nate Currit

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The impacts of land use-induced land cover change on climate extremes.  

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??Simulations from the CSIRO Mk3L climate model, coupled to the CABLE land surface model, indicate that climate extremes indices are significantly affected by land use-induced (more)

Avila, Francia Bismonte

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Abundance of northern bobwhite and scaled quail in Texas: influence of weather and land-cover change  

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. In the South Texas Plains, where scaled quail abundance exhibited no trend, woody land-cover generally became less dense between 1976 and 1998. This study indicated weather variability and land-cover change were possible influential factors on quail abundance...

Bridges, Andrew Scott

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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THE USE OF REMOTE SENSING AND GEOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION SYSTEMS TO CREATE LAND USE AND LAND COVER MAPS AND TO DETERMINE THE CHANGES IN THE LAND USE AND LAND COVER OVER A TEN YEAR PERIOD.  

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??Construction of land use and land cover (LULC) maps was accomplished through the use of remote sensing and GIS. Remote sensing and GIS were used (more)

Johnson, Adam Bradford

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Characterizing the Impact of Land Use and Land Cover Change on Freshwater Inflows  

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in mean annual and winter precipitation. Analyses of Landsat images of the watershed using an unsupervised classification method showed an increase in forest, urban and irrigated land by 13, 42 and 7%, respectively, from 1987 to 2002. Urbanized areas were...

Ferijal, Teuku

2009-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

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National Land Cover Data  

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National Land Cover Data National Land Cover Data Metadata also available as Metadata: q Identification_Information q Data_Quality_Information q Spatial_Data_Organization_Information q Spatial_Reference_Information q Entity_and_Attribute_Information q Distribution_Information q Metadata_Reference_Information Identification_Information: Citation: Citation_Information: Originator: United States Geological Survey Publication_Date: Unpublished Material Title: National Land Cover Data Edition: 01 Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: raster digital data Other_Citation_Details: Classification and processing of the orginal remote sensing products was done by the Multi-Resolution Land Characterization Consortium and EROS Data Center (U.S. Geological Survey). The Consortium includes the

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Research priorities in land use and land-cover change for the Earth system and integrated assessment modelling  

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). Copyright ? 2010 Royal Meteorological Society and Crown Copyright. KEY WORDS land use; land cover; Earth system models; integrated assessment models; research priorities Received 12 January 2009; Revised 9 March 2010; Accepted 14 March 2010 1. Introduction 1... biogeophysical, socio- economic and human decision-making perspectives. The Earth System Modeling (ESM) and the Integrated Assessment Modeling (IAM) communities play an impor- tant role in understanding and quantifying Earth system analysis and, specifically...

Hibbard, Kathy; Janetos, Anthony; van Vuuren, Detlef P.; Pongtatz, Julia; Rose, Steven K.; Betts, Richard; Herold, Martin; Feddema, Johannes J.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Assessing Naturalness in Northern Great Lakes Forests Based on Historical Land-Cover and Vegetation Changes  

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Assessing Naturalness in Northern Great Lakes Forests Based on Historical Land-Cover and Vegetation was developed to assess to what degree landscapes represent a natural state. Protected areas are often regarded into naturalness assessments and the results provide useful information for future park management. More broadly

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INTERRELAITONS BETWEEN VARIABILITY OF GROUND-LEVEL OZONE AND LAND COVER CHANGE  

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ozone monitoring stations in Connecticut and Rohde Island were used for the analysis. The monitoring stations were classified into different categories based on their locations and land cover characteristics. Cars and gasoline-burning engines are large sources of VOCs. VOCs also come from consumer products

Wang, Y.Q. "Yeqiao"

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Mapping socio-economic scenarios of land cover change: A GIS method to enable ecosystem service modelling  

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Mapping socio-economic scenarios of land cover change: A GIS method to enable ecosystem service Ecosystem services GIS Scenarios Spatial modelling Tanzania a b s t r a c t We present a GIS method to interpret qualitatively expressed socio-economic scenarios in quantitative map-based terms. (i) We built

Vermont, University of

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Simulating the Biogeochemical and Biogeophysical Impacts of Transient Land Cover Change and Wood Harvest in the Community Climate System Model (CCSM4) from 1850 to 2100  

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To assess the climate impacts of historical and projected land cover change in the Community Climate System Model, version 4 (CCSM4), new time series of transient Community Land Model, version 4 (CLM4) plant functional ...

Lawrence, Peter J.; Feddema, Johannes J.; Bonan, Gordon B.; Meehl, Gerald A.; O’ Neill, Brian C.; Oleson, Keith W.; Levis, Samuel; Lawrence, David M.; Kluzek, Erik; Lindsay, Keith

2012-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Effect of Anthropogenic Land-Use and Land-Cover Changes on Climate and Land Carbon Storage in CMIP5 Projections for the Twenty-First Century  

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The effects of land-use changes on climate are assessed using specified-concentration simulations complementary to the representative concentration pathway 2.6 (RCP2.6) and RCP8.5 scenarios performed for phase 5 of the Coupled Model ...

V. Brovkin; L. Boysen; V. K. Arora; J. P. Boisier; P. Cadule; L. Chini; M. Claussen; P. Friedlingstein; V. Gayler; B. J. J. M. van den Hurk; G. C. Hurtt; C. D. Jones; E. Kato; N. de Noblet-Ducoudr; F. Pacifico; J. Pongratz; M. Weiss

2013-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Simulating the Biogeochemical and Biogeophysical Impacts of Transient Land Cover Change and Wood Harvest in the Community Climate System Model (CCSM4) from 1850 to 2100  

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To assess the climate impacts of historical and projected land cover change in the Community Climate System Model, version 4 (CCSM4), new time series of transient Community Land Model, version 4 (CLM4) plant functional type (PFT) and wood harvest ...

Peter J. Lawrence; Johannes J. Feddema; Gordon B. Bonan; Gerald A. Meehl; Brian C. ONeill; Keith W. Oleson; Samuel Levis; David M. Lawrence; Erik Kluzek; Keith Lindsay; Peter E. Thornton

2012-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Optimal use of land surface temperature data to detect changes in tropical forest cover  

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Climate Change (2005), Eleventh Conference of Parties (COP), Agenda item 6: Reducing emissions from deforestation in developing countries,

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Changes in the Land Surface Energy Budget in Eastern China over the Past Three Decades: Contributions of Land-Cover Change and Climate Change  

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Sensible heat flux (H), latent heat flux (LE), and net radiation (NR) are important surface energy components that directly influence climate systems. In this study, the changes in the surface energy and their contributions from global climate ...

J. W. Yan; J. Y. Liu; B. Z. Chen; M. Feng; S. F. Fang; G. Xu; H. F. Zhang; M. L. Che; W. Liang; Y. F. Hu; W. H. Kuang; H. M. Wang

2014-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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IDRISI Land Change Modeler | Open Energy Information  

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IDRISI Land Change Modeler IDRISI Land Change Modeler Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: IDRISI Land Change Modeler Agency/Company /Organization: Clark Labs Sector: Land Focus Area: Agriculture, Forestry Topics: Co-benefits assessment, - Environmental and Biodiversity, Resource assessment Resource Type: Maps, Software/modeling tools User Interface: Desktop Application Website: www.clarklabs.org/ Cost: Paid IDRISI Land Change Modeler Screenshot References: IDRISI Land Change Modeler[1] Overview "The Land Change Modeler is revolutionary land cover change analysis and prediction software with tools to analyze, measure and project the impacts of such change on habitat and biodiversity." References ↑ "IDRISI Land Change Modeler" Retrieved from

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The relationships between biomass burning, land-cover/use change, and the distribution of carbonaceous aerosols in mainland Southeast Asia: A review and synthesis  

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1 The relationships between biomass burning, land-cover/use change, and the distribution. 793, The Ohio State University March 3, 2007 Biomass burning is a major source of black carbon directly and indirectly. Uncertainty regarding the contribution of biomass burning to the concentration

Shi, Tao

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Land use and land cover change: the effects of woody plant encroachment and prescribed fire on biodiversity and ecosystem carbon dynamics in a southern great plains mixed grass savanna  

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LAND USE AND LAND COVER CHANGE: THE EFFECTS OF WOODY PLANT ENCROACHMENT AND PRESCRIBED FIRE ON BIODIVERSITY AND ECOSYSTEM CARBON DYNAMICS IN A SOUTHERN GREAT PLAINS MIXED GRASS SAVANNA A Dissertation by EMILY BROOKE HOLLISTER Submitted... PLANT ENCROACHMENT AND PRESCRIBED FIRE ON BIODIVERSITY AND ECOSYSTEM CARBON DYNAMICS IN A SOUTHERN GREAT PLAINS MIXED GRASS SAVANNA A Dissertation by EMILY BROOKE HOLLISTER Submitted to the Office of Graduate Studies of Texas A&M University in partial...

Hollister, Emily Brooke

2009-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

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LBA Land Use and Land Cover Data Set Released  

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LBA Land Use and Land Cover Data Sets Released LBA Land Use and Land Cover Data Sets Released The ORNL DAAC announces the release of two image data sets from the Land Use and Land Cover science theme (LC-15 team), a component of the LBA-ECO Large Scale Biosphere-Atmosphere Experiment in Amazonia (LBA). LBA-ECO LC-15 SRTM30 Digital Elevation Model Data, Amazon Basin: 2000 . Data set prepared by S. Saatchi. This data set provides a subset of the SRTM30 Digital Elevation Model (DEM) elevation and standard deviation data (STD of the data points used in the averaging) for the Amazon Basin. SRTM30 is a near-global digital elevation model (DEM) comprising a combination of data from the Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM), flown in February, 2000, and the earlier U.S. Geological Survey's GTOPO30 data set.

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Development and assessment of a 250m spatial resolution MODIS annual land cover time series (20002011) for the forest region of Canada derived from change-based updating  

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Abstract Detailed information on the spatial and temporal distribution of land cover is required to evaluate the effects of land cover change on environmental processes. The development of temporally consistent land cover time series (LCTS) from satellite-based earth observation has proven difficult because multi-year observations are acquired under different conditions resulting in high inter-annual reflectance variability. This leads to spurious differences in land cover when standard approaches for image classification are applied to generate multi-year land cover data. To reduce this effect, a common solution has been to first detect change and update a base map for only these change areas. As long as the change commission error is low, this approach will ensure high consistency between maps in the time series. Here we present an approach for change-based LCTS development following from previous research, but with significant advancements in change detection, training, classification, and evidence-based refinement. The method was applied to generate an annual LCTS covering Canada spanning 20002011 that is consistent between years and can be used to identify dominant change transitions. Assessment of the LCTS was challenging because multiple maps needed to be evaluated and can be prohibitive particularly for annual time series covering several years. Three approaches were undertaken involving visual examination, comparison with a reference sample derived from Landsat, and comparison with the MODIS Global LCTS V5.1. Visual assessment revealed high inter-map consistency and logical temporal change trajectories of land cover classes. Comparison with the reference sample showed an accuracy of 70% at the 19 class thematic resolution. Accounting for mixed pixels by considering the first or second reference land cover label as correct increased the accuracy to 80%. Comparison with the MODIS Global LCTS showed that the Canada LCTS achieved higher inter-map consistency and accuracy as expected with national relative to global land cover products.

Darren Pouliot; Rasim Latifovic; Natalie Zabcic; Luc Guindon; Ian Olthof

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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USGS-Land Cover Institute (LCI) | Open Energy Information  

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USGS-Land Cover Institute (LCI) USGS-Land Cover Institute (LCI) Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: USGS-Land Cover Institute (LCI) Agency/Company /Organization: United States Geological Survey Sector: Land Focus Area: Land Use Topics: Resource assessment Resource Type: Maps User Interface: Website Website: landcover.usgs.gov/landcoverdata.php Cost: Free USGS-Land Cover Institute (LCI) Screenshot References: USGS-Land Cover Institute (LCI)[1] "Welcome to the U.S Geological Survey (USGS) Land Cover Institute (LCI). The USGS currently houses the institute at the Center for Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. The LCI will address land cover topics from local to global scales, and in both domestic and international settings. The USGS through the Land Cover Institute

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E-Print Network 3.0 - anthropogenic land-use change Sample Search...  

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Global Non-Proximal Ecosystem Service Summary: Anthropogenic Land Cover Change Wetlandswater management Dams River Engineering Land use impervious surfaces... Anthropogenic land...

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Influence of Dynamic Land Use and Land Cover Change on Simulated Global Terrestrial Carbon and Nitrogen Cycles, Climate-carbon Cycle Feedbacks, and Interactions with Rising CO2 and Anthropogenic Nitrogen Deposition  

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Previous work has demonstrated the sensitivity of terrestrial net carbon exchange to disturbance history and land use patterns at the scale of individual sites or regions. Here we show the influence of land use and land cover dynamics over the historical period 1850-present on global-scale carbon, nutrient, water, and energy fluxes. We also explore the spatial and temporal details of interactions among land use and disturbance history, rising atmospheric carbon dioxide consentation, and increasing anthropogenic nitrogen deposition. Our simulations show that these interactions are significant, and that their importance grows over time, expressed as a fraction of the independent forcing terms. We conclude with an analysis of the influence of these interactions on the sign and magnitude of global climate-carbon cycle feedbacks.

Thornton, Peter E [ORNL; Hoffman, Forrest M [ORNL; Hurtt, George C [University of Hew Hampshire

2009-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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INVESTIGATIONS ON THE IMPACTS OF LAND-COVER CHANGES AND/OR INCREASED CO2 CONCENTRATIONS ON FOUR REGIONAL WATER CYCLES  

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REGIONAL WATER CYCLES AND THEIR INTERACTIONS WITH THE GLOBAL WATER CYCLE By Zhao Li RECOMMENDED-COVER CHANGES AND/OR INCREASED CO2 CONCENTRATIONS ON FOUR REGIONAL WATER CYCLES AND THEIR INTERACTIONS WITH THE GLOBAL WATER CYCLE A THESIS Presented to the Faculty of the University of Alaska Fairbanks In Partial

Moelders, Nicole

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Generation and analysis of the 2005 land cover map for Mexico using 250m MODIS data  

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Land cover plays a key role in global to regional monitoring and modeling because it affects and is being affected by climate change and thus became one of the essential variables for climate change studies. National and international organizations require timely and accurate land cover information for reporting and management actions. The North American Land Change Monitoring System (NALCMS) is an international cooperation of organizations and entities of Canada, the United States, and Mexico to map land cover change of North America's changing environment. This paper presents the methodology to derive the land cover map of Mexico for the year 2005 which was integrated in the NALCMS continental map. Based on a time series of 250m Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) data and an extensive sample data base the complexity of the Mexican landscape required a specific approach to reflect land cover heterogeneity. To estimate the proportion of each land cover class for every pixel several decision tree classifications were combined to obtain class membership maps which were finally converted to a discrete map accompanied by a confidence estimate. The map yielded an overall accuracy of 82.5% (Kappa of 0.79) for pixels with at least 50% map confidence (71.3% of the data). An additional assessment with 780 randomly stratified samples and primary and alternative calls in the reference data to account for ambiguity indicated 83.4% overall accuracy (Kappa of 0.80). A high agreement of 83.6% for all pixels and 92.6% for pixels with a map confidence of more than 50% was found for the comparison between the land cover maps of 2005 and 2006. Further wall-to-wall comparisons to related land cover maps resulted in 56.6% agreement with the MODIS land cover product and a congruence of 49.5 with Globcover.

Ren R. Colditz; Gerardo Lpez Saldaa; Pedro Maeda; Jess Argumedo Espinoza; Carmen Meneses Tovar; Arturo Victoria Hernndez; Carlos Zermeo Bentez; Isabel Cruz Lpez; Rainer Ressl

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Selecting Representative High Resolution Sample Images for Land Cover Studies.  

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explore the com- tained using the TM map. The performance of samples selected by a combination of cover composition and con-bined use of coarse and fine resolution data in land cover studies. It describes composition at the regional scale. The Purposive Selection Algorithm (PSA) cover studies in which both large

Li, Zhanqing

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Two LBA-ECO Land Use and Land Cover Data Sets Released  

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Land Use and Land Cover Data Sets Released Land Use and Land Cover Data Sets Released The ORNL DAAC and the LBA DIS announce the release of two data sets from the Land Use and Land Cover (LC-04) science teams associated with the ecology component of the Large Scale Biosphere-Atmosphere Experiment in Amazonia (LBA), LBA-ECO: LBA-ECO LC-04 THMB Model Simulations for the Amazon and Tocantins Basins: 1939-1998 . Data set prepared by M.T. Coe, M.H. Costa, A. Botta, and C. Birkett. The model output data provided were generated by the THMB 1.2 (Terrestrial Hydrology Model with Biogeochemistry) model which simulates the flow of water through groundwater systems, rivers, lakes and wetlands. The model operates at a 5-minute latitude-by-longitude grid with a 1-hour time step and requires as boundary conditions: topography,

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Evaluation of land use/land cover datasets for urban watershed modeling  

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Land use/land cover (LULC) data are a vital component for nonpoint source pollution modeling. Most watershed hydrology and pollutant loading models use, in some capacity, LULC information to generate runoff and pollutant loading estimates. Simple equation methods predict runoff and pollutant loads using runoff coefficients or pollutant export coefficients that are often correlated to LULC type. Complex models use input variables and parameters to represent watershed characteristics and pollutant buildup and washoff rates as a function of LULC type. Whether using simple or complex models an accurate LULC dataset with an appropriate spatial resolution and level of detail is paramount for reliable predictions. The study presented in this paper compared and evaluated several LULC dataset sources for application in urban environmental modeling. The commonly used USGS LULC datasets have coarser spatial resolution and lower levels of classification than other LULC datasets. In addition, the USGS datasets do not accurately represent the land use in areas that have undergone significant land use change during the past two decades. We performed a watershed modeling analysis of three urban catchments in Los Angeles, California, USA to investigate the relative difference in average annual runoff volumes and total suspended solids (TSS) loads when using the USGS LULC dataset versus using a more detailed and current LULC dataset. When the two LULC datasets were aggregated to the same land use categories, the relative differences in predicted average annual runoff volumes and TSS loads from the three catchments were 8 to 14% and 13 to 40%, respectively. The relative differences did not have a predictable relationship with catchment size.

Burian, S. J. (Steven J.); Brown, M. J. (Michael J.); McPherson, T. N. (Timothy N.)

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The social construction of a land cover map and its implications for Geographical Information Systems (GIS) as a management tool  

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Abstract The social construction of a land cover map is explored and the implications of this process for the use of Geographical Information Systems (GIS) as a land management tool are discussed. Different social contexts create different mapping regimes and contribute to different conceptions of area classes. This likely creates challenges for the mapping process, including the consistency and comparability of the final product across time and space. In this study, part of the mapping process for the Norwegian land cover map called AR5 was followed. By seeing map classes as experiential categories, light is shed on the social construction of land cover/use maps. Different administrative units involved in the mapping process have different interpretations of area classes, even if the class definitions are the same. Local administrative units are closely influenced by the realities of local farmers and tend to map land use rather than land cover, even when they are instructed by the national mapping agency to map land cover. Such a difference challenges the comparability and consistency of maps (land cover vs. land use) when they are used in GIS to detect and monitor change. Alternatively, such co-operative map-making can be seen as an opportunity for the sharing and negotiation of power between the different management groups involved.

Kjersti Straume

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Global Observation of Forest and Land Cover Dynamics (GOFC-GOLD) | Open  

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of Forest and Land Cover Dynamics (GOFC-GOLD) of Forest and Land Cover Dynamics (GOFC-GOLD) Jump to: navigation, search Name Global Observation of Forest and Land Cover Dynamics (GOFC-GOLD) Agency/Company /Organization World Meteorological Organization, United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization, United Nations Environment Programme, International Council for Science, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Sector Land, Climate Focus Area Biomass, Forestry, Agriculture Topics GHG inventory Resource Type Software/modeling tools Website http://www.fao.org/gtos/gofc-g References Global Observation of Forest and Land Cover Dynamics (GOFC-GOLD)[1] Global Observation of Forest and Land Cover Dynamics (GOFC-GOLD) Screenshot "Global Observation of Forest and Land Cover Dynamics (GOFC-GOLD) is a

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Biofuels and indirect land use change  

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Biofuels and indirect land use change The case for mitigation October 2011 #12;About this study), Malaysian Palm Oil Board, National Farmers Union, Novozymes, Northeast Biofuels Collaborative, Patagonia Bio contributed views on a confidential basis. #12;1Biofuels and indirect land use change The case for mitigation

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Automatic Learning of Structural Knowledge from Geographic Information for updating Land Cover Maps  

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), Machine learning, Remote sensing, Geographic Information System (GIS), Land cover/use maps ird-00797337Automatic Learning of Structural Knowledge from Geographic Information for updating Land Cover Maps cover/use maps of the French Guiana littoral. One hundred and forty six classification rules were

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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Representing Variability in Subgrid Snow Cover and Snow Depth in a Global Land Model: Offline Validation  

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Subgrid snow cover is one of the key parameters in global land models since snow cover has large impacts on the surface energy and moisture budgets, and hence the surface temperature. In this study, the Subgrid Snow Distribution (SSNOWD) snow ...

T. Nitta; K. Yoshimura; K. Takata; R. Oishi; T. Sueyoshi; S. Kanae; T. Oki; A. Abe-Ouchi; G. E. Liston

2014-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Creating spatially continuous maps of past land cover from point estimates: A new statistical approach applied to pollen data  

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Abstract Reliable estimates of past land cover are critical for assessing potential effects of anthropogenic land-cover changes on past earth surface-climate feedbacks and landscape complexity. Fossil pollen records from lakes and bogs have provided important information on past natural and human-induced vegetation cover. However, those records provide only point estimates of past land cover, and not the spatially continuous maps at regional and sub-continental scales needed for climate modelling. We propose a set of statistical models that create spatially continuous maps of past land cover by combining two data sets: 1) pollen-based point estimates of past land cover (from the REVEALS model) and 2) spatially continuous estimates of past land cover, obtained by combining simulated potential vegetation (from LPJ-GUESS) with an anthropogenic land-cover change scenario (KK10). The proposed models rely on statistical methodology for compositional data and use Gaussian Markov Random Fields to model spatial dependencies in the data. Land-cover reconstructions are presented for three time windows in Europe: 0.05, 0.2, and 6ka years before present (BP). The models are evaluated through cross-validation, deviance information criteria and by comparing the reconstruction of the 0.05ka time window to the present-day land-cover data compiled by the European Forest Institute (EFI). For 0.05ka, the proposed models provide reconstructions that are closer to the EFI data than either the REVEALS- or LPJ-GUESS/KK10-based estimates; thus the statistical combination of the two estimates improves the reconstruction. The reconstruction by the proposed models for 0.2ka is also good. For 6ka, however, the large differences between the REVEALS- and LPJ-GUESS/KK10-based estimates reduce the reliability of the proposed models. Possible reasons for the increased differences between REVEALS and LPJ-GUESS/KK10 for older time periods and further improvement of the proposed models are discussed.

Behnaz Pirzamanbein; Johan Lindstrm; Anneli Poska; Shinya Sugita; Anna-Kari Trondman; Ralph Fyfe; Florence Mazier; Anne B. Nielsen; Jed O. Kaplan; Anne E. Bjune; H. John B. Birks; Thomas Giesecke; Mikhel Kangur; Ma?gorzata Lata?owa; Laurent Marquer; Benjamin Smith; Marie-Jos Gaillard

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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LBA-ECO Image and Land Cover Transition Data Sets Published  

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Image and Land Cover Transition Data Sets Published Image and Land Cover Transition Data Sets Published The ORNL DAAC announces the publication of image and land cover transition data sets for Mato Grosso, Brazil, for the years 2000-2001 and 2003-2004. These data sets were prepared by D.A. Roberts, I. Numata, K.W. Holmes, G.T. Batista, T. Krug, A.L. Monteiro, R.L. Powell, and O.A. Chadwick. LBA-ECO ND-01 Fractional Land Cover Images, Rondonia, Brazil: 1984-2000. This data set provides fractional land cover type images for shade, green vegetation (GV), non-photosynthetic vegetation (NPV), and soil for the regions of JiParana, PortoVelho, Luiza, Ariquemes, and Cacoal in the state of Rondonia, Brazil, for the period 1984 to 2000. The images were derived with a spectral mixture analysis (SMA) of Landsat Thematic Mapper (TM) time

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A new Bayesian ensemble of trees approach for land cover classification of satellite imagery  

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projection) over Kings County, Nova Scotia, Canada, to classify the land cover. Several prediction accuracy, projection UTM) sur Kings County, Nova Scotia, Canada, pour la classification de l'occupation du sol

Ranjan, Pritam

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Attoyac Bayou GIS Inventory, Source Survey and Land Use Cover Report  

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FEMA Federal Emergency Management Agency GIS geographic information system HUC hydrologic unit code LULC land use land cover NAIP National Agricultural Imagery Program NED National Elevation Dataset NHD National Hydrography Dataset... NLCD National Landcover Dataset NRCS U.S. Dept. of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service RRC Railroad Commission of Texas RUAA recreational use attainability analysis SELECT Spatially Explicit Load Enrichment Calculation Tool...

Boitnott, N.; Castilaw, A.; Gregory, L.; Wagner, K.

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An Ecological Analysis of the Impact of Weather, Land Cover and Politics on Childhood Pneumonia in Tanzania  

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.................................................................................................... 91 Table 13: Linking air-pollutants and Land use / Land cover (LULC) in the recent studies (2007 ? 2011) inquiries indexed in MEDLINE database....................... 103 xvi Table 14: Disbursement to the local government authorities (LGA... the link between land cover and disease is of increasing interest to researchers across academic disciplines. Different land cover types have been associated with either being sources or sinks of particulate air pollution, and by extension, the spatial...

Mgendi, Mlenge 1971-

2012-12-03T23:59:59.000Z

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CARBON SEQUESTRATION THROUGH CHANGES IN LAND USE IN OREGON  

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CALIFORNIA ENERGY COMMISSION CARBON SEQUESTRATION THROUGH CHANGES IN LAND USE IN OREGON: COSTS, and J. Kadyszewski (Winrock International). 2007. Carbon Sequestration Through Changes in Land Use Curves, and Pilot Actions for Terrestrial Carbon Sequestration in Oregon. Report to Winrock

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Global Observation of Forest and Land Cover Dynamics Michael Brady  

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in a weather forecasting sense ­ Costs ­ Satellite acquisition strategies · Different definitions and protocols satellite observing systems to support fire management, policy decision- making, and global change research

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From land use to land cover: Restoring the afforestation signal in a coupled integrated assessment - earth system model and the implications for CMIP5 RCP simulations  

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Climate projections depend on scenarios of fossil fuel emissions and land use change, and the IPCC AR5 parallel process assumes consistent climate scenarios across Integrated Assessment and Earth System Models (IAMs and ESMs). To facilitate consistency, CMIP5 used a novel land use harmonization to provide ESMs with seamless, 1500-2100 land use trajectories generated by historical data and four IAMs. However, we have identified and partially addressed a major gap in the CMIP5 land coupling design. The CMIP5 Community ESM (CESM) global afforestation is only 22% of RCP4.5 afforestation from 2005 to 2100. Likewise, only 17% of the Global Change Assessment Models (GCAMs) 2040 RCP4.5 afforestation signal, and none of the pasture loss, were transmitted to CESM within a newly integrated model. This is a critical problem because afforestation is necessary for achieving the RCP4.5 climate stabilization. We attempted to rectify this problem by modifying only the ESM component of the integrated model, enabling CESM to simulate 66% of GCAMs afforestation in 2040, and 94% of GCAMs pasture loss as grassland and shrubland losses. This additional afforestation increases vegetation carbon gain by 19 PgC and decreases atmospheric CO2 gain by 8 ppmv from 2005 to 2040, implying different climate scenarios between CMIP5 GCAM and CESM. Similar inconsistencies likely exist in other CMIP5 model results, primarily because land cover information is not shared between models, with possible contributions from afforestation exceeding model-specific, potentially viable forest area. Further work to harmonize land cover among models will be required to adequately rectify this problem.

Di Vittorio, Alan; Chini, Louise M.; Bond-Lamberty, Benjamin; Mao, Jiafu; Shi, Xiaoying; Truesdale, John E.; Craig, Anthony P.; Calvin, Katherine V.; Jones, Andrew D.; Collins, William D.; Edmonds, James A.; Hurtt, George; Thornton, Peter E.; Thomson, Allison M.

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Genetic Algorithm Based Feature Subset Selection for Land Cover/ Land Use Mapping Using Wavelet Packet Transform  

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From the confusion matrix shown in Tables3 and 4 and Fig.4..., it is evident that Daubechies (DB2) wavelet filter with optimal feature set gives better results for Waste Land samples ... Daubechies (DB2) wavele...

S. Rajesh; S. Arivazhagan; K. Pratheep Moses

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Impacts of Land-use Changes on Biofuels ORNL History of Exploring Changes in Land Use in the United States  

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Impacts of Land-use Changes on Biofuels ORNL History of Exploring Changes in Land Use in the United. Building from their work on environmental costs and benefits associated with biofuel production, ORNL positively impact the sustainability of the biofuels industry. Building understanding of land-use change from

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Temporal Analysis of Incompatible Land-Use and Land-Cover: The Proximity between Residential Areas and Gas Stations in Bucharest Suburban Area  

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Incompatible land-use and land-cover indicate the trend in territorial planning and generate instability and conflicts leading to degradation in terms of environmental quality. Urban landscape structure of Bucharest suburban area has changed lately, especially due to expansion of residential areas, increasing the risks of a chaotic urban development. The consequences of this residential expansion have led to malfunctions, outlining a disadvantage area due to environmental problems. In this context, residential areas are frequently located in the proximity of gas stations in Bucharest suburban area. This paper presents the relation between residential areas and gas stations in order to evaluate causes that led to their proximity. Results have pointed out using a number of 60 gas stations (21 gas stations in residential areas and 39 in non-residential areas) the causes and the temporal dynamics of locational conflicts, suggesting that unplanned development and residential agglomeration are the main consequences of territorial conflicts. In this respect of incompatible land-use and land-cover expansion, it is required an evaluation and hierarchy in order to start new coherent plans of space development.

Cristian Ioan Ioj?; Constantina Alina Tudor

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Global climate change, land management, and biosolids application to semiarid grasslands  

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Global climate change combined with improper land management, including over-grazing, can lead to a severe reduction in plant cover and soil productivity. This process is especially common in arid and semiarid regions with sparse vegetation cover. New and innovative methods of land management are needed to restore and maintain these ecosystems in a productive and sustainable state. Research conducted in New Mexico on the Rio Puerco Resource Area and the Sevilleta National Wildlife Refuge has shown that biosolids (municipal sewage sludge) application to semiarid grasslands can increase soil nutrient availability, increase plant cover and productivity, and decrease surface runoff and soil erosion without harming environmental quality.

Loftin, S.R. [Forest Service, Albuquerque, NM (United States). Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station

1995-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Land Use Change in theLand Use Change in the United States:United States  

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: Accommodating a Growing Biofuels Market Amelia French M.S. Candidate University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Turhollow, R.L.Graham, B.J. Stokes, and D.C. Erbach. 2005. Biomass as feedstock for a bioenergy/Demand of Biofuels? Traditional Crops Perennials Changing Markets Higher Market Values More Land Use #12

Gray, Matthew

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Climate change and land use in Florida: Interdependencies and opportunities  

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Climate change and land use in Florida: Interdependencies and opportunities Stephen Mulkey, Ph June 2007 Revised 30 September 2007 #12;Climate change and land use ­ Report to the Century Commission - S. Mulkey, June 2007 2 Executive summary Over this century anthropogenic climate change will present

Watson, Craig A.

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Resource Assessment and Land Use Change  

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and third generation feedstocks 14 Greenhouse Gas Emissions of Gasoline and Alternatives Fuel Pathway Direct emissions (g CO2eMJ) Land use and other effects (g CO2eMJ) Total...

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Land cover change and water vapour flows: learning from Australia  

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...Agriculture trends Australia Conservation of Natural Resources Ecosystem Environment Fresh Water Plant Transpiration physiology...Gleick, P. H. 1993 Water in crises. New York...human well-being. Water Int. 25, 178184. Graetz...The terrestrial carbon pools of the Australian continent...

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Land cover change and water vapour flows: learning from Australia  

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...Eucalyptus species in plantations on a saline farm catchment...in a discharge site plantation in the Western Australian...1983 Rice yield, biomass and leaf area related...Conversion of grasslands to plantations: anticipating the negative...Can- berra, ACT. Wood, W. E. 1924 Increase...

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Global Analysis of Snow Cover Changes Using Google Earth Engine  

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Global Analysis of Snow Cover Changes Using MODIS and Google Earth Engine By: Jim Coll Importance of This Project To establish whether or not Google Earth Engine is a viable platform for this type of big data analysis Depending... is Google Earth Engine? Google Earth Engine is a massive data warehouse (2+ petabytes) of remote sensing imagery including all past Landsat and MODIS data. The platform supports JavaScript and Python analysis of these data, and performs the calculations...

Coll, Jim

2014-11-19T23:59:59.000Z

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EA-1779: Proposed Changes to the Sanitary Biosolids Land Application  

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79: Proposed Changes to the Sanitary Biosolids Land 79: Proposed Changes to the Sanitary Biosolids Land Application Program on the Oak Ridge Reservation, Oak Ridge, Tennessee EA-1779: Proposed Changes to the Sanitary Biosolids Land Application Program on the Oak Ridge Reservation, Oak Ridge, Tennessee Summary This EA evaluates the environmental impacts of a proposal to amend (e.g., by changing setback requirements from surface water features and potential channels to groundwater) the Sanitary Biosolids Land Application Program at the Oak Ridge Reservation in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. Base on the analyses in the EA, DOE determined that the proposed action is not a major federal action that would significantly affect the quality of the human environment within the context of NEPA, and that preparation of an environmental impact statement is not required.

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Global Change Biology (2000) 6, 317328 Soil Carbon Sequestration and Land-Use Change: Processes and  

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Global Change Biology (2000) 6, 317­328 Soil Carbon Sequestration and Land-Use Change: Processes in enhanced soil carbon sequestration with changes in land-use and soil management. We review literature, and indicates the relative importance of some factors that influence the rates of organic carbon sequestration

Post, Wilfred M.

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Downscaling Global Land Cover Projections from an Integrated Assessment Model for Use in Regional Analyses: Results and Evaluation for the US from 2005 to 2095  

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Projections of land cover change generated from Integrated Assessment Models (IAM) and other economic-based models can be applied for analyses of environmental impacts at subregional and landscape scales. For those IAM and economic models that project land use at the sub-continental or regional scale, these projections must be downscaled and spatially distributed prior to use in climate or ecosystem models. Downscaling efforts to date have been conducted at the national extent with relatively high spatial resolution (30m) and at the global extent with relatively coarse spatial resolution (0.5 degree).

West, Tristram O.; Le Page, Yannick LB; Huang, Maoyi; Wolf, Julie; Thomson, Allison M.

2014-06-05T23:59:59.000Z

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Synthesis in land change science: methodological patterns, challenges, and guidelines  

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REVIEW Synthesis in land change science: methodological patterns, challenges, and guidelines of synthesis methods in LCS and assess the current state of synthetic research based on a meta-analysis of synthesis studies from 1995 to 2012. Publication of synthesis research is accel- erating, with a clear trend

Ellis, Erle C.

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Attributing land-use change carbon emissions to exported biomass  

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In this study, a simple, transparent and robust method is developed in which land-use change (LUC) emissions are retrospectively attributed to exported biomass products based on the agricultural area occupied for the production. LUC emissions account for approximately one-fifth of current greenhouse gas emissions. Increasing agricultural exports are becoming an important driver of deforestation. Brazil and Indonesia are used as case studies due to their significant deforestation in recent years. According to our study, in 2007, approximately 32% and 15% of the total agricultural land harvested and LUC emissions in Brazil and Indonesia respectively were due to exports. The most important exported single items with regard to deforestation were palm oil for Indonesia and bovine meat for Brazil. To reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions effectively worldwide, leakage of emissions should be avoided. This can be done, for example, by attributing embodied LUC emissions to exported biomass products. With the approach developed in this study, controversial attribution between direct and indirect LUC and amortization of emissions over the product life cycle can be overcome, as the method operates on an average basis and annual level. The approach could be considered in the context of the UNFCCC climate policy instead of, or alongside with, other instruments aimed at reducing deforestation. However, the quality of the data should be improved and some methodological issues, such as the allocation procedure in multiproduct systems and the possible dilution effect through third parties not committed to emission reduction targets, should be considered. - Highlights: Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer CO{sub 2} emissions from land use changes are highly important. Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer Attribution of land use changes for products is difficult. Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer Simple and robust method is developed to attribute land use change emissions.

Saikku, Laura, E-mail: laura.saikku@helsinki.fi [University of Helsinki, P.O Box 65, 00014 University of Helsinki (Finland); Soimakallio, Sampo, E-mail: sampo.soimakallio@vtt.fi [VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, P.O. Box 1000, 02044 VTT (Finland); Pingoud, Kim, E-mail: kim.pingoud@vtt.fi [VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, P.O. Box 1000, 02044 VTT (Finland)

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MODIS Collection 5 global land cover: Algorithm refinements and characterization of new datasets  

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information is required to parameterize land surface processes in regional-to-global scale Earth system models

Wisconsin at Madison, University of

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Understanding and Mapping Land-Use and Land-Cover Change along Bolivia's Corredor Bioceancio  

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Trigo (Association of Oilseed and Wheat Producers) AVHRR Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer CAF Corporaci?n Andina de Fomento (Andean Development Corporation) CAO C?mara Agropecuaria del Oriente (Agricultural Chamber of the East...

Redo, Daniel J.

2011-08-08T23:59:59.000Z

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Modeling biofuel expansion effects on land use change dynamics  

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Increasing demand for crop-based biofuels, in addition to other human drivers of land use, induces direct and indirect land use changes (LUC). Our system dynamics tool is intended to complement existing LUC modeling approaches and to improve the understanding of global LUC drivers and dynamics by allowing examination of global LUC under diverse scenarios and varying model assumptions. We report on a small subset of such analyses. This model provides insights into the drivers and dynamic interactions of LUC (e.g., dietary choices and biofuel policy) and is not intended to assert improvement in numerical results relative to other works.Demand for food commodities are mostly met in high food and high crop-based biofuel demand scenarios, but cropland must expand substantially. Meeting roughly 25% of global transportation fuel demand by 2050 with biofuels requires >2 times the land used to meet food demands under a presumed 40% increase in per capita food demand. In comparison, the high food demand scenario requires greater pastureland for meat production, leading to larger overall expansion into forest and grassland. Our results indicate that, in all scenarios, there is a potential for supply shortfalls, and associated upward pressure on prices, of food commodities requiring higher land use intensity (e.g., beef) which biofuels could exacerbate.

Ethan Warner; Daniel Inman; Benjamin Kunstman; Brian Bush; Laura Vimmerstedt; Steve Peterson; Jordan Macknick; Yimin Zhang

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2000): Soil carbon sequestration and land-use change: processes and potential  

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matter dynamics that may result in enhanced soil carbon sequestration with changes in land-use and soil

W. M. Post; K. C. Kwon

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Forest cover, carbon sequestration, and wildlife habitat: policy review and modeling of tradeoffs among land-use  

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Forest cover, carbon sequestration, and wildlife habitat: policy review and modeling of tradeoffs and services, including timber production, carbon sequestration and storage, scenic amenities, and wildlife habitat. International efforts to mitigate climate change through forest carbon sequestration

Rissman, Adena

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Pluralistic Modelling Approaches to Simulating Climate-Land Change Interactions in East Africa  

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with atmospheric trends such as greenhouse gas concentrations, to loop back to regional and global climate change dynamics (Giorgi and Mearns 1999). Developing robust forecasts of land use change is essential in the proper simulation of land-climate interactions. Forecasts of land use at regional scales require several

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Climate Change Mitigation Through Land-Use Measures in the Agriculture and  

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Climate Change Mitigation Through Land-Use Measures in the Agriculture and Climate Change Mitigation Through Land-Use Measures in the Agriculture and Forestry Sectors Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: Climate Change Mitigation Through Land-Use Measures in the Agriculture and Forestry Sectors Agency/Company /Organization: International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) Sector: Energy, Land, Climate Focus Area: Forestry, Agriculture Topics: Policies/deployment programs Resource Type: Publications Website: www.iisd.org/pdf/2009/climate_change_mitigation_land_use.pdf References: Climate Change Mitigation Through Land-Use Measures in the Agriculture and Forestry Sectors[1] Overview "This paper reviews the status of the post-2012 negotiations on climate change mitigation through land-use measures in the agriculture and forestry

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Projected land-use change impacts on ecosystem services in the United States  

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...to a large existing literature on land-use change and ecosystem...lessons learned . Annual Review of Resource Economics 1 : 409...BA ( 2012 ) Modeling bioenergy, land use...after an exhaustive review of the literature. Lubowski et al...

Joshua J. Lawler; David J. Lewis; Erik Nelson; Andrew J. Plantinga; Stephen Polasky; John C. Withey; David P. Helmers; Sebastin Martinuzzi; Derric Pennington; Volker C. Radeloff

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Bioenergy crop productivity and potential climate change mitigation from marginal lands in the United States: An  

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Bioenergy crop productivity and potential climate change mitigation from marginal lands bioenergy crops grown on marginal lands in the United States. Two broadly tested cellulosic crops June 2014 Introduction Bioenergy, an important renewable energy produced from biological materials

Zhuang, Qianlai

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The Relationship between Land Use and Temperature Change in Dallas County, Texas  

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This study examines the relationship between land use and temperature change in Dallas County, TX. The purpose of this research is to analyze the relationship between temperature and land use and to identify the primary factors contributing...

Kim, Hee Ju

2010-10-12T23:59:59.000Z

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DO AEROSOLS CHANGE CLOUD COVER AND AFFECT CLIMATE?  

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AS SEEN FROM SPACE Fire plumes from southern Mexico transported north into Gulf of Mexico. #12;CLOUD IPCC AR4 (2007) 3210-1-2 Forcing, W m-2 CO2 CH4 CFCs N2O Long Lived Greenhouse Gases Tropospheric;AEROSOL INFLUENCES ON CLIMATE AND CLIMATE CHANGE #12;DMS #12;AEROSOL IN MEXICO CITY BASIN #12;AEROSOL

Schwartz, Stephen E.

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Relationships among land ownership, land use, and landowner behavior changes in Gillespie and Washington Counties, Texas  

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The recent trend of land parcelization and habitat fragmentation has prompted concern among scientists. This concern has led to studies exploring the causes and effects of both events, but has not targeted the owners of land as participants in all...

Steinbach, Mark Shane

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Evaluation of vegetative cover on reclaimed land by color infrared videography relative to soil properties  

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to Soil Properties. (August 1988) Anne Augusta Pfordresher, B. A. , Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio Chairman of Advisory Committee: Dr. L. P. Wilding Color infrared video imagery, soil samples and penetration resis- tance measurements... requires reclamation of land disturbed in the mining process. Lignite seams mined in East Texas are overlain by unconsolidated geologic sediments which, after mining, are placed into the pit from which the coal was taken. This "mixed overburden...

Pfordresher, Anne Augusta

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Semiarid unsaturated zone chloride profiles: Archives of past land use change impacts on water resources in the southern High Plains,  

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) was quantified using chloride mass balance calculations. The timing of land use change was estimated using

Scanlon, Bridget R.

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Tree cover changes in-and outside protected areas in China  

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Tree cover changes in- and outside protected areas in China Jonas Nüchel1,2, Peder Klith Bøcher1, A Academy of Sciences, China; 4Department of Geography, University of Wisconsin, USA. Introduction: China. The large area also means that China has a diverse landscape and covers several climatic zones, resulting

Schierup, Mikkel Heide

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Land use change emissions from oil palm expansion in Par, Brazil depend on proper policy enforcement on deforested lands  

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Brazil aims to increase palm oil production to meet the growing national and global demand for edible oil and biodiesel while preserving environmentally and culturally significant areas. As land use change (LUC) is the result of complex interactions between socio-economic and biophysical drivers operating at multiple temporal and spatial scales, the type and location of LUC depend on drivers such as neighboring land use, conversion elasticity, access to infrastructure, distance to markets, and land suitability. The purpose of this study is to develop scenarios to measure the impact of land conversion under three different enforcement scenarios (none, some, and strict enforcement). We found that converting 22.5 million hectares of land can produce approximately 29 billion gallons (110 billion liters) of biodiesel a year. Of that, 2271% of the area can come from forest land, conservation units, wetland and indigenous areas, emitting 1484gCO2eMJ?1. This direct land use emission alone can be higher than the carbon intensity of diesel that it intends to displace for lowering greenhouse gas emissions. This letter focuses narrowly on GHG emissions and does not address socio-economicecological prospects for these degraded lands for palm oil or for other purposes. Future studies should carefully evaluate these tradeoffs.

Sahoko Yui; Sonia Yeh

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Climate Change Mitigation Through Land-Use Measures in the Agriculture...  

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and Forestry Sectors Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: Climate Change Mitigation Through Land-Use Measures in the Agriculture and Forestry...

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Quantifying land cover in a semi-arid region of Texas  

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in the Edwards Aquifer region of southcentral Texas. The Edwards Aquifer contributing and recharge zones cover approximately 18,000 square kilometers in parts of 15 counties in Texas and includes San Antonio and Austin, the nation's eighth and nineteenth... largest cities, respectively. Population growth within the counties that intersect the Edwards Aquifer contributing and recharge zones has taken place over the last two decades, with the logical translation being an expanded infrastructure...

Peschel, Joshua Michael

2005-02-17T23:59:59.000Z

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Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Land Use Change from Jatropha Curcas-Based Jet Fuel in Brazil  

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Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Land Use Change from Jatropha Curcas-Based Jet Fuel in Brazil ... Life cycle GHG emissions of biojet fuel derived from Jatropha curcas is quantified based on empirical data from Brazilian producers accounting for land-use change. ... This is the methodology adopted by the European Community in its current Renewable Energy Directive (40). ...

Robert E. Bailis; Jennifer E. Baka

2010-10-26T23:59:59.000Z

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Soil carbon sequestration and land-use change: processes and potential  

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Soil carbon sequestration and land-use change: processes and potential W . M . P O S T * and K . C that may result in enhanced soil carbon sequestration with changes in land-use and soil management. We carbon accumulation. This data summary provides a guide to approximate rates of SOC sequestration

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Using Land To Mitigate Climate Change: Hitting the Target, Recognizing the Trade-offs  

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Land can be used in several ways to mitigate climate change, but especially under changing environmental conditions there may be implications for food prices. Using an integrated global system model, we explore the roles that these land-use options can ...

John Reilly; Jerry Melillo; Yongxia Cai; David Kicklighter; Angelo Gurgel; Sergey Paltsev; Timothy Cronin; Andrei Sokolov; Adam Schlosser

2012-04-25T23:59:59.000Z

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Impact of land use change on a hydro-meteorological event in Kampala, Uganda  

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Impact of land use change on a hydro-meteorological event in Kampala, Uganda Problem statement Kampala is the capital city of Uganda on the northern shores of Lake Victoria. Here, future climate change

Jetten, Victor

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Predicted change in global secondary organic aerosol concentrations in response to future climate, emissions, and land use change  

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The sensitivity of secondary organic aerosol (SOA) concentration to changes in climate and emissions is investigated using a coupled global atmosphere-land model driven by the year 2100 IPCC A1B scenario predictions. The ...

Heald, C. L.; Henze, D. K.; Horowitz, L. W.; Feddema, Johannes J.; Lamarque, J. F.; Guenther, A.; Hess, P. G.; Vitt, F.; Seinfeld, J. H.; Goldstein, A. H.; Fung, I.

2008-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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EA-1042: Proposed Changes to the Sanitary Sludge Land Application Program  

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042: Proposed Changes to the Sanitary Sludge Land Application 042: Proposed Changes to the Sanitary Sludge Land Application Program on the Oak Ridge Reservation, Oak Ridge, Tennesee EA-1042: Proposed Changes to the Sanitary Sludge Land Application Program on the Oak Ridge Reservation, Oak Ridge, Tennesee SUMMARY This EA evaluates the environmental impacts of the proposal to raise the sludge land application loading limits from the current, self-imposed conservative 48 metric tons/ha lifetime loading to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency-approved and Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation-permitted level of 110 metric tons/ha. The U.S. Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory also proposes to add its K-25 Site pretreated sewage sludge to the existing sewage sludge land application program on the Oak Ridge Reservation in Oak Ridge, Tennessee.

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Quantifying the impact of future land-use changes against increases in GHG concentrations  

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Quantifying the impact of future land-use changes against increases in GHG concentrations A changes relative to the increase in greenhouse gas (GHG) concentrations is assessed in time-slice simula of vegetation change to GHG concentration increase is of the order of 10% for a B2 scenario, and can reach 30

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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Water security, global change and landatmosphere feedbacks  

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...on a 0.5 grid [28...fraction of the renewable flow of the...physically based energy balance models...Grand Science Challenges-covering...enhanced integration of models...e.g. national parks. Using...food and energy security...grand_challenges_7-2012...tile and grid box mean...

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Ecosystem feedbacks to climate change in California: Development, testing, and analysis using a coupled regional atmosphere and land-surface model (WRF3-CLM3.5)  

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A regional atmosphere model [Weather Research and Forecasting model version 3 (WRF3)] and a land surface model [Community Land Model, version 3.5 (CLM3.5)] were coupled to study the interactions between the atmosphere and possible future California land-cover changes. The impact was evaluated on California's climate of changes in natural vegetation under climate change and of intentional afforestation. The ability of WRF3 to simulate California's climate was assessed by comparing simulations by WRF3-CLM3.5 and WRF3-Noah to observations from 1982 to 1991. Using WRF3-CLM3.5, the authors performed six 13-yr experiments using historical and future large-scale climate boundary conditions from the Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory Climate Model version 2.1 (GFDL CM2.1). The land-cover scenarios included historical and future natural vegetation from the Mapped Atmosphere-Plant-Soil System-Century 1 (MC1) dynamic vegetation model, in addition to a future 8-million-ha California afforestation scenario. Natural vegetation changes alone caused summer daily-mean 2-m air temperature changes of -0.7 to +1 C in regions without persistent snow cover, depending on the location and the type of vegetation change. Vegetation temperature changes were much larger than the 2-m air temperature changes because of the finescale spatial heterogeneity of the imposed vegetation change. Up to 30% of the magnitude of the summer daily-mean 2-m air temperature increase and 70% of the magnitude of the 1600 local time (LT) vegetation temperature increase projected under future climate change were attributable to the climate-driven shift in land cover. The authors projected that afforestation could cause local 0.2-1.2 C reductions in summer daily-mean 2-m air temperature and 2.0-3.7 C reductions in 1600 LT vegetation temperature for snow-free regions, primarily because of increased evapotranspiration. Because some of these temperature changes are of comparable magnitude to those projected under climate change this century, projections of climate and vegetation change in this region need to consider these climate-vegetation interactions.

Subin, Z.M.; Riley, W.J.; Kueppers, L.M.; Jin, J.; Christianson, D.S.; Torn, M.S.

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EA-1936: Proposed Changes to Parcel ED-1 Land Uses, Utility Infrastructure,  

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6: Proposed Changes to Parcel ED-1 Land Uses, Utility 6: Proposed Changes to Parcel ED-1 Land Uses, Utility Infrastructure, and Natural Area Management Responsibility, Oak Ridge, Tennessee EA-1936: Proposed Changes to Parcel ED-1 Land Uses, Utility Infrastructure, and Natural Area Management Responsibility, Oak Ridge, Tennessee SUMMARY NOTE: This EA has been cancelled. This EA will evaluate the environmental impacts of DOE's proposed modifications to the allowable land uses, utility infrastructure, and Natural Area management responsibility for Parcel ED-1. The purpose of the modifications is to enhance the development potential of the Horizon Center business/industrial park, while ensuring protection of the adjacent Natural Area. The area addressed by the proposed action was evaluated for various industrial/business uses in the

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The role of public participation in encouraging changes in rural land use to reduce flood risk  

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Abstract Changes in rural land use to reduce flood risk are encouraged by governments in many countries, but they may face considerable opposition by land managers. Local participative processes are thought to help overcome opposition. This article presents an evaluation of an intensive participative process set up between land managers and governmental agencies following two severe floods in the transboundary BowmontGlen catchment in Scotland and England. A combination of interviews and documentary analysis is used. The research demonstrates that the participative process contributed to greater uptake of rural land use change and improved compliance with existing environmental policies. There were nevertheless low levels of social learning amongst participants. Two institutional designs for improving policy implementation are presented.

J.J. Rouillard; A.D. Reeves; K.V. Heal; T. Ball

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Modeling urban growth and land use/land cover change in the Houston Metropolitan Area from 2002 - 2030  

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spatially explicit cellular automata model, to simulate future (2002-2030) urban growth in the Houston metropolitan area, one of the fastest growing metropolises in the United States during the past decades. The model is calibrated with historical data...

Oguz, Hakan

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CARBON FLUX TO THE ATMOSPHERE FROM LAND-USE CHANGES: 1850 TO 1990 (APPENDIX  

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B: REGIONAL LAND-USE CHANGE AND WOOD HARVEST DATA B: REGIONAL LAND-USE CHANGE AND WOOD HARVEST DATA The following listing provides the regional details of fuelwood (nonindustrial logging) and timber (industrial logging) harvest by forest type, changes in area of pasture, forest plantation, afforestation, forest clearing for croplands, and lands in shifting cultivation. The values in this listing replace the values in the indicated ascii and binary spreadsheet files in Houghton and Hackler (1995), the previous version of this database. South and Southeast Asia The following values replace the data in files asia-rat.* in Houghton and Hackler (1995). South and Southeast Asia Fuelwood Harvest (10^6 Mg C per year): Tropical Tropical Tropical moist seasonal open Year forest forest forest 1751 8.58 10.50 4.50

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Publications on Land Use/Cover Change and Deforestation Peer-Reviewed Articles  

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African Horn: emerging degradation trends in rangeland and pastoral livelihood zones. Global Environmental Biosphere Reserve, Guatemala. Proceedings of the 2013 International Union for the Scientific Study. Proceedings of the International Union for the Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP). Busan, Korea, August

Lopez-Carr, David

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Optimal use of land surface temperature data to detect changes in tropical forest cover  

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The historical MODIS NDVI climatology record is used to filldiffer- ence from this climatology, and its corresponding

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Optimal use of land surface temperature data to detect changes in tropical forest cover  

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in the visible and near infrared, and vegetation indices (derived from visible and near infrared wavelengths. [ 5 ]the usefulness of visible and near?infrared surface reflec-

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Land-use change and greenhouse gas emissions from corn and cellulosic  

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Science Science Computing, Environment & Life Sciences Energy Engineering & Systems Analysis Photon Sciences Physical Sciences & Engineering Energy Frontier Research Centers Science Highlights Postdoctoral Researchers Land-use change and greenhouse gas emissions from corn and cellulosic ethanol July 16, 2013 Tweet EmailPrint The greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions that may accompany land-use change (LUC) from increased biofuel feedstock production are a source of debate in the discussion of drawbacks and advantages of biofuels. Estimates of LUC GHG emissions focus mainly on corn ethanol and vary widely. Increasing the understanding of LUC GHG impacts associated with both corn and cellulosic ethanol will inform the on-going debate concerning their magnitudes and

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Macroinvertebrate response to land cover, habitat, and water chemistry in a mining-impacted river ecosystem: A GIS watershed analysis  

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This study addressed potential land use impacts to macroinvertebrate communities and water quality from past coal mining activities in the watershed of the ... and southern New York). Landscape tools of GIS and r...

Dale A. Bruns

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Changes in ecosystem services and runoff due to land use change in the watersheds of San Antonio, Texas  

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services. Barbier (1994) identified wetland ecosystem services as prevention of storm damage, flood and water flow control, support of fisheries, nutrient and waste absorption, recreation and water transport, agriculture, wildlife products, wood products...CHANGES IN ECOSYSTEM SERVICES AND RUNOFF DUE TO LAND USE CHANGE IN THE WATERSHEDS OF SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS A Thesis by HEATHER GRACE HARRIS Submitted to the Office of Graduate Studies of Texas A&M University in partial fulfillment...

Harris, Heather Grace

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Climatic Impacts of Land-Use Change due to Crop Yield Increases and a Universal Carbon Tax from a Scenario Model  

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Future land cover will have a significant impact on climate and is strongly influenced by the extent of agricultural land use. Differing assumptions of crop yield increase and carbon pricing mitigation strategies affect projected expansion of ...

T. Davies-Barnard; P. J. Valdes; J. S. Singarayer; C. D. Jones

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Evolution of land distribution in West Bengal 19672004: Role of land reform and demographic changes  

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Abstract This paper studies how land reform and population growth affect land inequality and landlessness, focusing particularly on indirect effects owing to their influence on household divisions and land market transactions. Theoretical predictions of a model of household division and land transactions are successfully tested using household panel data from West Bengal spanning 19672004. The tenancy reform lowered inequality through its effects on household divisions and land market transactions, but its effect was quantitatively dominated by inequality-raising effects of population growth. The land distribution program lowered landlessness but this was partly offset by targeting failures and induced increases in immigration.

Pranab Bardhan; Michael Luca; Dilip Mookherjee; Francisco Pino

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A Spatial Simulation Model of Land Use Changes in a Piedmont County in Georgia  

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A Spatial Simulation Model of Land Use Changes in a Piedmont County in Georgia Monica Goigel Turner* Institute of Ecology University of Georgia Athens, Georgia ABSTRACT A spatial simulation model was developed be explicitly included in simulation models to gain an understanding of landscape level phenomena, and at least

Turner, Monica G.

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Ice Mass Balance Buoys: A tool for measuring and attributing changes in the thickness of the Arctic sea ice cover  

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Ice Mass Balance Buoys: A tool for measuring and attributing changes in the thickness of the Arctic sea ice cover Jacqueline A. Richter-Menge1 , Donald K. Perovich1 , Bruce C. Elder1 , Keran Claffey1 Abstract Recent observational and modeling studies indicate that the Arctic sea ice cover is undergoing

Rigor, Ignatius G.

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A resource complex for Sandy Neck Beach : an exploration in building on an ever-changing land  

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This thesis is an exploration into a spit of land, called Sandy Neck Beach on Cape Cod, Massachusetts. It is a barrier beach system which is experiencing many changes. These changes are manifest not only in its physical ...

Solarz, Cynthia L. (Cynthia Lynne)

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Baselines For Land-Use Change In The Tropics: Application ToAvoided Deforestation Projects  

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Although forest conservation activities particularly in thetropics offer significant potential for mitigating carbon emissions,these types of activities have faced obstacles in the policy arena causedby the difficulty in determining key elements of the project cycle,particularly the baseline. A baseline for forest conservation has twomain components: the projected land-use change and the correspondingcarbon stocks in the applicable pools such as vegetation, detritus,products and soil, with land-use change being the most difficult toaddress analytically. In this paper we focus on developing and comparingthree models, ranging from relatively simple extrapolations of pasttrends in land use based on simple drivers such as population growth tomore complex extrapolations of past trends using spatially explicitmodels of land-use change driven by biophysical and socioeconomicfactors. The three models of the latter category used in the analysis atregional scale are The Forest Area Change (FAC) model, the Land Use andCarbon Sequestration (LUCS) model, and the Geographical Modeling (GEOMOD)model. The models were used to project deforestation in six tropicalregions that featured different ecological and socioeconomic conditions,population dynamics, and uses of the land: (1) northern Belize; (2) SantaCruz State, Bolivia; (3) Parana State in Brazil; (4) Campeche, Mexico;(5) Chiapas, Mexico; and (6) Michoacan, Mexico. A comparison of all modeloutputs across all six regions shows that each model produced quitedifferent deforestation baseline. In general, the simplest FAC model,applied at the national administrative-unit scale, projected the highestamount of forest loss (four out of six) and the LUCS model the leastamount of loss (four out of five). Based on simulations of GEOMOD, wefound that readily observable physical and biological factors as well asdistance to areas of past disturbance were each about twice as importantas either sociological/demographic or economic/infrastructure factors(less observable) in explaining empirical land-use patterns. We proposefrom the lessons learned, a methodology comprised of three main steps andsix tasks can be used to begin developing credible baselines. We alsopropose that the baselines be projected over a 10-year period because,although projections beyond 10 years are feasible, they are likely to beunrealistic for policy purposes. In the first step, an historic land-usechange and deforestation estimate is made by determining the analyticdomain (size of the region relative to the size of proposed project),obtaining historic data, analyzing candidate historic baseline drivers,and identifying three to four major drivers. In the second step, abaseline of where deforestation is likely to occur --a potential land-usechange (PLUC) map is produced using a spatial model such as GEOMOD thatuses the key drivers from step one. Then rates of deforestation areprojected over a 10-year baseline period using any of the three models.Using the PLUC maps, projected rates of deforestation, and carbon stockestimates, baselineprojections are developed that can be used for projectGHG accounting and crediting purposes: The final step proposes that, atagreed interval (eg, +10 years), the baseline assumptions about baselinedrivers be re-assessed. This step reviews the viability of the 10-yearbaseline in light of changes in one or more key baseline drivers (e.g.,new roads, new communities, new protected area, etc.). The potentialland-use change map and estimates of rates of deforestation could beredone at the agreed interval, allowing the rates and changes in spatialdrivers to be incorporated into a defense of the existing baseline, orderivation of a new baseline projection.

Brown, Sandra; Hall, Myrna; Andrasko, Ken; Ruiz, Fernando; Marzoli, Walter; Guerrero, Gabriela; Masera, Omar; Dushku, Aaron; Dejong,Ben; Cornell, Joseph

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Impact of agricultural-based biofuel production on greenhouse gas emissions from land-use change: Key modelling choices  

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Abstract Recent regulations on biofuels require reporting of greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reductions related to feedstock-specific biofuels. However, the inclusion of GHG emissions from land-use change (LUC) into law and policy remains a subject of active discussion, with LUCGHG emissions an issue of intense research. This article identifies key modelling choices for assessing the impact of biofuel production on LUCGHG emissions. The identification of these modelling choices derives from evaluation and critical comparison of models from commonly accepted biofuelsLUCGHG modelling approaches. The selection and comparison of models were intended to cover factors related to production of agricultural-based biofuel, provision of land for feedstock, and GHG emissions from land-use conversion. However, some fundamental modelling issues are common to all stages of assessment and require resolution, including choice of scale and spatial coverage, approach to accounting for time, and level of aggregation. It is argued here that significant improvements have been made to address LUCGHG emissions from biofuels. Several models have been created, adapted, coupled, and integrated, but room for improvement remains in representing LUCGHG emissions from specific biofuel production pathways, as follows: more detailed and integrated modelling of biofuel supply chains; more complete modelling of policy frameworks, accounting for forest dynamics and other drivers of LUC; more heterogeneous modelling of spatial patterns of LUC and associated GHG emissions; and clearer procedures for accounting for the time-dependency of variables. It is concluded that coupling the results of different models is a convenient strategy for addressing effects with different time and space scales. In contrast, model integration requires unified scales and time approaches to provide generalised representations of the system. Guidelines for estimating and reporting LUCGHG emissions are required to help modellers to define the most suitable approaches and policy makers to better understand the complex impacts of agricultural-based biofuel production.

Luis Panichelli; Edgard Gnansounou

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Carbon Flux to the Atmosphere From Land-use Changes: 1850 to 1990  

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Carbon Flux to the Atmosphere From Land-use Changes: 1850 to 1990 Carbon Flux to the Atmosphere From Land-use Changes: 1850 to 1990 (NDP-050/R1) DOI: 10.3334/CDIAC/lue.ndp050 data Data PDF PDF The PDF of NDP-050/R1 (body of report, plus appendices A through E) and tellus51b.pdf (Appendix F, reprint of Houghton paper in Tellus, Vol. 51B; copyright 1999 Blackwell Publishing Ltd and reprinted with kind permission from the publisher) Contributors Richard A. Houghton Joseph L. Hackler The Woods Hole Research Center Woods Hole, Massachusetts Please Note: Revised data through the year 2000 are available in CDIAC's Trends Online. Prepared by Robert M. Cushman Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center Environmental Sciences Division Publication No. 5054 Date Published: February 2001 Prepared for the Environmental Sciences Division Office of Biological and Environmental Research

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Applying consequential LCA to support energy policy: Land use change effects of bioenergy production  

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Abstract Luxembourg aims at complying with the EU objective of attaining a 14% use of bioenergy in the national grid by 2020. The increase of biomethane production from energy crops could be a valuable option in achieving this objective. However, the overall environmental benefit of such option is yet to be proven. Consequential Life Cycle Assessment (CLCA) has shown to be a useful tool to evaluate the environmental suitability of future energy scenarios and policies. The objective of this study was, therefore, to evaluate the environmental consequences of modifying the Luxembourgish agricultural system to increase maize production for biomethane generation. A total of 10 different scenarios were modelled using a partial equilibrium (PE) model to identify changes in land cultivation based on farmers' revenue maximisation, which were then compared to the baseline scenario, i.e. the state of the agricultural sector in 2009. The results were divided into three different consequential decision contexts, presenting differing patterns in terms of land use changes (LUCs) but with minor shifts in environmental impacts. Nevertheless, energy from maize production would imply substantially higher environmental impacts when compared with the current use of natural gas, mainly due to increases in climate change and agricultural land occupation impacts. The results are discussed based on the consequences they may generate on the bioenergy policy, the management of arable land, the changes in importexport flows in Luxembourg and \\{LUCs\\} in the domestic agricultural system. In addition, the specific PE+LCA method presented intends to be of use for other regional studies in which a high level of site-specific data is available.

Ian Vzquez-Rowe; Antonino Marvuglia; Sameer Rege; Enrico Benetto

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Carbon Calculator for Land Use Change from Biofuels Production (CCLUB). Users' manual and technical documentation.  

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The Carbon Calculator for Land Use Change from Biofuels Production (CCLUB) calculates carbon emissions from land use change (LUC) for four different ethanol production pathways including corn grain ethanol and cellulosic ethanol from corn stover, miscanthus, and switchgrass. This document discusses the version of CCLUB released May 31, 2012 which includes corn, as did the previous CCLUB version, and three cellulosic feedstocks: corn stover, miscanthus, and switchgrass. CCLUB calculations are based upon two data sets: land change areas and above- and below-ground carbon content. Table 1 identifies where these data are stored and used within the CCLUB model, which is built in MS Excel. Land change area data is from Purdue University's Global Trade Analysis Project (GTAP) model, a computable general equilibrium (CGE) economic model. Section 2 describes the GTAP data CCLUB uses and how these data were modified to reflect shrubland transitions. Feedstock- and spatially-explicit below-ground carbon content data for the United States were generated with a surrogate model for CENTURY's soil organic carbon sub-model (Kwon and Hudson 2010) as described in Section 3. CENTURY is a soil organic matter model developed by Parton et al. (1987). The previous CCLUB version used more coarse domestic carbon emission factors. Above-ground non-soil carbon content data for forest ecosystems was sourced from the USDA/NCIAS Carbon Online Estimator (COLE) as explained in Section 4. We discuss emission factors used for calculation of international greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in Section 5. Temporal issues associated with modeling LUC emissions are the topic of Section 6. Finally, in Section 7 we provide a step-by-step guide to using CCLUB and obtaining results.

Mueller, S; Dunn, JB; Wang, M (Energy Systems); (Univ. of Illinois at Chicago)

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Salt Management for Sustainable Degraded Water Land Application under Changing Climatic Conditions  

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The percentages of the soils with salinity problem on irrigated lands in different countries are 27% for India, 28% for Pakistan, 13% for Israel, 20% for Australia, 15% for China, 50% for Iraq, and 30% for Egypt. ... Currently, under changing climatic conditions, the trend is for surface waters to dramatically increase in salinity due to higher evaporations rates coinciding with increased average daily temperatures. ... Global warming leads to higher water demand for crop production. ...

Runbin Duan; Clifford B. Fedler

2013-09-05T23:59:59.000Z

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Globalization and population drivers of rural-urban land-use change in Chihuahua, Mexico  

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A thorough examination of the causes of land-use change is necessary to effectively deal with the magnitude of changes across the globe. Chihuahua, Mexico is experiencing rapid land-use changes due to processes of globalization. The emergence of Mexico's maquiladora program is an indicator of economic globalization that has had far-reaching social and environmental consequences. This article examines population and income patterns from 1970 to 2000 as part of a hierarchical system and tests whether or not processes of globalization can be detected in the patterns. Findings indicate that population and income concentrate primarily in Juarez, while simultaneously deconcentrating in most other municipios of the State. Moreover, these patterns correlate with patterns of maquiladora concentration. Additional findings identify proximity to the US and established urban centers as drivers of population concentration. These findings support the notion that patterns and processes of globalization are important drivers of population and income concentration at the local level in Chihuahua, Mexico. Finally, the findings support the conceptualization of population land-use and income concentration as part of a hierarchical system.

Nate Currit; William E. Easterling

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Bioenergy Production from Perennial Energy Crops: A Consequential LCA of 12 Bioenergy Scenarios including Land Use Changes  

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Bioenergy Production from Perennial Energy Crops: A Consequential LCA of 12 Bioenergy Scenarios including Land Use Changes ... In the endeavor of optimizing the sustainability of bioenergy production in Denmark, this consequential life cycle assessment (LCA) evaluated the environmental impacts associated with the production of heat and electricity from one hectare of Danish arable land cultivated with three perennial crops: ryegrass (Lolium perenne), willow (Salix viminalis) and Miscanthus giganteus. ... Soil carbon changes, direct and indirect land use changes as well as uncertainty analysis (sensitivity, MonteCarlo) were included in the LCA. ...

Davide Tonini; Lorie Hamelin; Henrik Wenzel; Thomas Astrup

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Supply of carbon sequestration and biodiversity services from Australia's agricultural land under global change  

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Abstract Global agroecosystems can contribute to both climate change mitigation and biodiversity conservation, and market mechanisms provide a highly prospective means of achieving these outcomes. However, the ability of markets to motivate the supply of carbon sequestration and biodiversity services from agricultural land is uncertain, especially given the future changes in environmental, economic, and social drivers. We quantified the potential supply of these services from the intensive agricultural land of Australia from 2013 to 2050 under four global outlooks in response to a carbon price and biodiversity payment scheme. Each global outlook specified emissions pathways, climate, food demand, energy price, and carbon price modeled using the Global Integrated Assessment Model (GIAM). Using a simplified version of the Land Use Trade-Offs (LUTO) model, economic returns to agriculture, carbon plantings, and environmental plantings were calculated each year. The supply of carbon sequestration and biodiversity services was then quantified given potential land use change under each global outlook, and the sensitivity of the results to key parameters was assessed. We found that carbon supply curves were similar across global outlooks. Sharp increases in carbon sequestration supply occurred at carbon prices exceeding 50$tCO2?1 in 2015 and exceeding 65$tCO2?1 in 2050. Based on GIAM-modeled carbon prices, little carbon sequestration was expected at 2015 under any global outlook. However, at 2050 expected carbon supply under each outlook differed markedly, ranging from 0 to 189MtCO2yr?1. Biodiversity services of 3.32% of the maximum may be achieved in 2050 for a 1$B investment under median scenario settings. We conclude that a carbon market can motivate supply of substantial carbon sequestration but only modest amounts of biodiversity services from agricultural land. A complementary biodiversity payment can synergistically increase the supply of biodiversity services but will not provide much additional carbon sequestration. The results were sensitive to global drivers, especially the carbon price, and the domestic drivers of adoption hurdle rate and agricultural productivity. The results can inform the design of an effective national policy and institutional portfolio addressing the dual objectives of climate change and biodiversity conservation that is robust to future uncertainty in both national and global drivers.

B.A. Bryan; M. Nolan; T.D. Harwood; J.D. Connor; J. Navarro-Garcia; D. King; D.M. Summers; D. Newth; Y. Cai; N. Grigg; I. Harman; N.D. Crossman; M.J. Grundy; J.J. Finnigan; S. Ferrier; K.J. Williams; K.A. Wilson; E.A. Law; S. Hatfield-Dodds

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Comparison of support vector machine, neural network, and CART algorithms for the land-cover classification using limited training data points  

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Support vector machine (SVM) was applied for land-cover characterization using MODIS time-series data. Classification performance was examined with respect to training sample size, sample variability, and landscape homogeneity (purity). The results were compared to two conventional nonparametric image classification algorithms: multilayer perceptron neural networks (NN) and classification and regression trees (CART). For 2001 MODIS time-series data, SVM generated overall accuracies ranging from 77% to 80% for training sample sizes from 20 to 800 pixels per class, compared to 6776% and 6273% for NN and CART, respectively. These results indicated that SVMs had superior generalization capability, particularly with respect to small training sample sizes. There was also less variability of SVM performance when classification trials were repeated using different training sets. Additionally, classification accuracies were directly related to sample homogeneity/heterogeneity. The overall accuracies for the SVM algorithm were 91% (Kappa=0.77) and 64% (Kappa=0.34) for homogeneous and heterogeneous pixels, respectively. The inclusion of heterogeneous pixels in the training sample did not increase overall accuracies. Also, the SVM performance was examined for the classification of multiple year MODIS time-series data at annual intervals. Finally, using only the SVM output values, a method was developed to directly classify pixel purity. Approximately 65% of pixels within the AlbemarlePamlico Basin study area were labeled as functionally homogeneous with an overall classification accuracy of 91% (Kappa=0.79). The results indicated a high potential for regional scale operational land-cover characterization applications.

Yang Shao; Ross S. Lunetta

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Impact of land use change on the local climate over the Tibetan Plateau  

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Observational data show that the remotely sensed leaf area index (LAI) has a significant downward trend over the east Tibetan Plateau (TP), while a warming trend is found in the same area. Further analysis indicates that this warming trend mainly results from the nighttime warming. The Single-Column Atmosphere Model (SCAM) version 3.1 developed by the National Center for Atmospheric Research is used to investigate the role of land use change in the TP local climate system and isolate the contribution of land use change to the warming. Two sets of SCAM simulations were performed at the Xinghai station that is located near the center of the TP Sanjiang (three rivers) Nature Reserve where the downward LAI trend is largest. These simulations were forced with the high and low LAIs. The modeling results indicate that, when the LAI changes from high to low, the daytime temperature has a slight decrease, while the nighttime temperature increases significantly, which is consistent with the observations. The modeling results further show that the lower surface roughness length plays a significant role in affecting the nighttime temperature increase.

Jin, J.; Lu, S.; Li, S.; Miller, N.L.

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Connecting seas: western Palaearctic continental flyway for water birds in the perspective of changing land use  

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of changing land use and climate M E N N O B A R T R . VA N E E R D E N *, R U D O L F H . D R E N T w, J U L I A S TA H L w and J A N P. B A K K E R z *Institute for Inland Water Management and Wastewater Treatment RIZA, PO Box 17, 8200 AA Lelystad, The Netherlands, wAnimal Ecology Group, Centre for Ecological

Kleyer, Michael

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The atmospheric chemistry of trace gases and particulate matter emitted by different land uses in Borneo  

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...photochemistry and land-system change using measurements...Coupling in the Earth System (OP3/ACES) campaign...guineensis Elaeis oleifera hybrids of the progeny...East Asian land-system change on atmospheric...and land cover: solar radiation is efficiently...based on the vertical wind. There is no consensus...

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Land use change and carbon exchange in the tropics. I. Detailed estimates for Costa Rice, Panama, Peru, and Bolivia  

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This group, composed of modelers working in conjunction with tropical ecologists, has produced a simulation model that quantifies the net carbon exchange between tropical vegetation and the atmosphere due to land use change. The model calculates this net exchange by combining estimates of land use change with several estimates of the carbon stored in tropical vegetation and general assumptions about the fate of cleared vegetation. In this report, the authors use estimates of land use and carbon of land use and carbon storage organized into six life zone (sensu Holdridge) categories to calculate the exchange between the atmosphere and the vegetation of four tropical countries. Their analyses of these countries indicate that this life zone approach has several advantages because (a) the carbon content of vegetation varies significantly among life zones, (b) much of the land use change occurs in life zones of only moderate carbon storage, and (c) the fate of cleared vegetation varies among life zones. Their analyses also emphasize the importance of distinguishing between temporary and permanent land use change, as the recovery of vegetation on abandoned areas decreases the net release of carbon due to clearing. They include sensitivity analysis of those factors that they found to be important but are difficult to quantify at present.

Hall, C.A.S.; Detwiler, R.P.; Bogdonoff, P.; Underhill, S.

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CARBON FLUX TO THE ATMOSPHERE FROM LAND-USE CHANGES: 1850 TO 1990 (APPENDIX  

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E: FULL LISTING OF COMPARE.DAT (FILE 4) E: FULL LISTING OF COMPARE.DAT (FILE 4) The following is a full listing of ascii file compare.dat (File 4), which is also provided, in binary spreadsheet format, as file compare.wk1 (File 5). This file compares the estimated global total net flux of carbon to the atmosphere from land-use change, from 1850 to 1990, by year, for this database (Houghton 1999) and three earlier publications (Houghton et al. 1983, Houghton and Skole 1990, and Houghton and Hackler 1995). Note that the data for the period 1850 through 1859 attributed below to Houghton et al. (1983) were not actually presented in that publication but are present in the data used in that publication. Units = Pg of carbon (1 petagram = 1015 grams); -9.999 denotes missing value Year Houghton Houghton Houghton Houghton

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CARBON FLUX TO THE ATMOSPHERE FROM LAND-USE CHANGES: 1850 TO 1990 (APPENDIX  

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D: FULL LISTING OF NDP050.DAT (FILE 2) D: FULL LISTING OF NDP050.DAT (FILE 2) The following is a full listing of ascii file ndp050.dat (File 2), which is also provided, in binary spreadsheet format, as file ndp050.wk1 (File 3). This file lists the estimated net flux of carbon, in units of 1000 Gg of carbon (1 gigagram = 109 g), to the atmosphere from land-use change, from 1850 through 1990, by year and by region, along with the global totals. The values in this listing replace the values in files netflux.* in Houghton and Hackler (1995), the previous version of this database. Year North South and Europe North Tropical Former China South and Pacific TOTAL America Central Africa and Africa Soviet Southeast Developed FLUX America Middle East Union Asia Region

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121

A Global Land System Framework for Integrated Climate-Change Assessments  

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Land ecosystems play a major role in the global cycles of energy, water, carbon and nutrients. A Global Land System (GLS) framework has been developed for the Integrated Global Systems Model Version 2 (IGSM2) to simulate ...

Schlosser, C. Adam

122

Chloride-mass-balance for predicting increased recharge after land-use change  

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The chloride-mass-balance (CMB) method has been used extensively to estimate recharge in arid and semi-arid environments. Required data include estimates of annual precipitation, total chloride input (from dry fallout and precipitation), and pore-water chloride concentrations. Typically, CMB has been used to estimate ancient recharge but recharge from recent land-use change has also been documented. Recharge rates below a few mm/yr are reliably detected with CMB; however, estimates above a few mm/yr appear to be less reliable. We tested the CMB method against 26 years of drainage from a 7.6-m-deep lysimeter at a simulated waste-burial ground, located on the Department of Energy s Hanford Site in southeastern Washington State, USA where land-use change has increased recharge rates. Measured drainage from the lysimeter for the past 26 years averaged 62 mm/yr. Precipitation averaged 190 mm/yr with an estimated chloride input of 0.225 mg/L. Initial pore-water chloride concentration was 88 mg/L and decreased to about 6 mg/L after 26 years, while the drainage water decreased to less than 1 mg/L. A recharge estimate made using chloride concentrations in drain water was within 20 percent of the measured drainage rate. In contrast, recharge estimates using 1:1 (water: soil) extracts were lower than actual by factors ranging from 2 to 8 or more. The results suggest that when recharge is above a few mm/yr, soil water extracts can lead to unreliable estimates of recharge. For conditions of elevated recharge, direct sampling of pore water is the preferred method, because chloride concentrations are often 20 to 50 times higher in directly-sampled pore water than in pore-water extracts.

Gee, G.W.; Zhang, Z.F.; Tyler, S.W.; Albright, W.H.; Singleton, M.J.

2004-02-23T23:59:59.000Z

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Land-use change trajectories up to 2050: insights from a global agro-economic model comparison  

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Changes in agricultural land use have important implications for environmental services. Previous studies of agricultural land-use futures have been published indicating large uncertainty due to different model assumptions and methodologies. In this article we present a first comprehensive comparison of global agro-economic models that have harmonized drivers of population, GDP, and biophysical yields. The comparison allows us to ask two research questions: (1) How much cropland will be used under different socioeconomic and climate change scenarios? (2) How can differences in model results be explained? The comparison includes four partial and six general equilibrium models that differ in how they model land supply and amount of potentially available land. We analyze results of two different socioeconomic scenarios and three climate scenarios (one with constant climate). Most models (7 out of 10) project an increase of cropland of 1025% by 2050 compared to 2005 (under constant climate), but one model projects a decrease. Pasture land expands in some models, which increase the treat on natural vegetation further. Across all models most of the cropland expansion takes place in South America and sub-Saharan Africa. In general, the strongest differences in model results are related to differences in the costs of land expansion, the endogenous productivity responses, and the assumptions about potential cropland.

Schmitz, Christoph; van Meijl, Hans; Kyle, G. Page; Nelson, Gerald C.; Fujimori, Shinichiro; Gurgel, Angelo; Havlik, Petr; Heyhoe, Edwina; Mason d'Croz, Daniel; Popp, Alexander; Sands, Ronald; Tabeau, Andrzej; van der Mensbrugghe, Dominique; von Lampe, Martin; Wise, Marshall A.; Blanc, Elodie; Hasegawa, Tomoko; Kavallari, Aikaterini; Valin, Hugo

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A new GIS toolbox for integrating massive heterogeneous GIS data for land use change analysis A new GIS toolbox for integrating  

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, environmental impacts, biogas maize, permanent grassland, Germany. 1. Introduction Agricultural land use.laggner@ti.bund.de Abstract Agricultural land use in Germany and related im- pacts on the environment and the use of natural statistical analysis, we summarize impacts of increased biogas production on agricultural land use change

Köbben, Barend

125

Tropical forest cover change in the 1990s and options for future monitoring  

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...2002). For a complete review of the change detection...the 1990s, but with a standard error for the three 5-year...agriculture, logging and mining. (iii) Southeast Asia...be on the increase. Plans for China to open various...ecosystem monitoring: a review. Int. J. Remote Sens...

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Glossary of Terms Adjustment in natural or human systems to a new or changing environment. Adaptation  

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, snow, ice, leaf area and land cover changes. * Anthropogenic Made by people or resulting from human and used for refrigeration, air conditioning, packaging, insulation, solvents, or aerosol propellants

Mojzsis, Stephen J.

127

Climate is affected more by maritime than by continental land use change: A multiple scale analysis  

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Tropical deforestation appears to have larger impacts on local, regional and global climate when it occurs under maritime conditions rather then under continental conditions. At the local scale, we compare results from a field experiment in Puerto Rico with other long-term studies of the changes in surface fluxes after deforestation. Changes in surface fluxes are larger in maritime situations because a number of feedback mechanisms appears less relevant (e.g. the dependency of soil moisture on recycling of water and the larger reduction of net radiation in the wet season due to clouds in continental regions). Pastures may evaporate at similarly high rates as forests when soil moisture is sufficient, which has a strong reducing effect on the sensible heat flux after deforestation. At the regional scale (?102km2), model simulations show that the meso-scale sea breeze circulation under maritime conditions is more effective in transporting heat and moisture to the upper troposphere than convection is in the continental case. Thus islands function as triggers of convection, whereas the intensity of the sea breeze-trigger is sensitive to land use change. At the global scale, using satellite-derived latent heating rates of the upper troposphere, it is shown that 40% of the latent heating associated with deep convection takes place in the Maritime Continent (Indonesia and surroundings) and may be produced mostly by small islands. Continents contribute only 20% of the latent heating of the upper troposphere. Thus, sea breeze circulations exert significant influence on the Hadley cell circulation. These results imply that, from a climate perspective, further deforestation studies would do well to focus more on maritime conditions.

M.K. van der Molen; A.J. Dolman; M.J. Waterloo; L.A. Bruijnzeel

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The impact of land cover change on carbon and water cycling in the US Central Plains grasslands  

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(1997), there are three common errors associated with ?ux sampling: 1) Systematic errors due to the instruments inability to detect all large-scale trans- port of ?uxes. This would lead to an underestimation of the ?ux. 2) Random errors due... the measurement of the turbulent motions of the lower atmosphere. These turbulent motions help transport trace gases in the atmosphere, such as CO2 (Baldocchi, 2003). The instantaneous vertical mass ?ux density F can be measured to determine the di?erence...

Buck, Tyler

2010-07-30T23:59:59.000Z

129

Projected land-use change impacts on ecosystem services in the United States  

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...McCarl BA ( 2012 ) Modeling bioenergy, land use, and GHG...selected after an exhaustive review of the literature. Lubowski et al. (1) discuss...are found in similar physical environments and are influenced by similar...

Joshua J. Lawler; David J. Lewis; Erik Nelson; Andrew J. Plantinga; Stephen Polasky; John C. Withey; David P. Helmers; Sebastin Martinuzzi; Derric Pennington; Volker C. Radeloff

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

130

Indirect land-use changes can overcome carbon savings from biofuels in Brazil  

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...the land rather than on allocating the market demand for livestock...the USDA (2009) Livestock and grain market news (http...WMJ, et al. (2008) Jatropha bio-diesel production and use. Biomass & Bioenergy...

David M. Lapola; Ruediger Schaldach; Joseph Alcamo; Alberte Bondeau; Jennifer Koch; Christina Koelking; Joerg A. Priess

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

131

Interannual coupling between summertime surface temperature and precipitation over land: processes and implications for climate change  

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Widespread negative correlations between summertime-mean temperatures and precipitation over land regions are a well-known feature of terrestrial climate. This behavior has generally been interpreted in the context of soil moisture-atmosphere ...

Alexis Berg; Benjamin R. Lintner; Kirsten Findell; Sonia I. Seneviratne; Bart van den Hurk; Agns Ducharne; Frdrique Chruy; Stefan Hagemann; David M. Lawrence; Sergey Malyshev; Arndt Meier; Pierre Gentine

132

LandSea Thermal Contrast and Intensity of the North American Monsoon under Climate Change Conditions  

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The hypothesis that global warming during the twenty-first century will increase the landsea thermal contrast (LSTC) and therefore the intensity of early season precipitation of the North American monsoon (NAM) is examined. To test this ...

Abraham Torres-Alavez; Tereza Cavazos; Cuauhtemoc Turrent

2014-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

133

Modeling Impacts of Land-Use/Land-Cover Change and Variable Precipitation on Hydrology and Water Quality of a Coastal Watershed in Texas  

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delivered total phosphorus load to Copano Bay from the Aransas River for the historical (Hist) baseline (1990-1999) and each scenario (2030-2039). b) Average monthly delivered total phosphorus load to Copano Bay from the Aransas River for the historical...

Castillo, Cesar Ricardo

2013-05-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy and greenhouse gas emission effects of corn and cellulosic ethanol with technology improvements and land use changes.  

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Use of ethanol as a transportation fuel in the United States has grown from 76 dam{sup 3} in 1980 to over 40.1 hm{sup 3} in 2009 - and virtually all of it has been produced from corn. It has been debated whether using corn ethanol results in any energy and greenhouse gas benefits. This issue has been especially critical in the past several years, when indirect effects, such as indirect land use changes, associated with U.S. corn ethanol production are considered in evaluation. In the past three years, modeling of direct and indirect land use changes related to the production of corn ethanol has advanced significantly. Meanwhile, technology improvements in key stages of the ethanol life cycle (such as corn farming and ethanol production) have been made. With updated simulation results of direct and indirect land use changes and observed technology improvements in the past several years, we conducted a life-cycle analysis of ethanol and show that at present and in the near future, using corn ethanol reduces greenhouse gas emission by more than 20%, relative to those of petroleum gasoline. On the other hand, second-generation ethanol could achieve much higher reductions in greenhouse gas emissions. In a broader sense, sound evaluation of U.S. biofuel policies should account for both unanticipated consequences and technology potentials. We maintain that the usefulness of such evaluations is to provide insight into how to prevent unanticipated consequences and how to promote efficient technologies with policy intervention.

Wang, M.; Han, J.; Haq, Z; Tyner, .W.; Wu, M.; Elgowainy, A. (Energy Systems)

2011-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

135

Atmospheric Flow Development and Associated Changes in Turbulent Sensible Heat Flux over a Patchy Mountain Snow Cover  

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In this study we numerically investigated the small-scale boundary layer dynamics and the energy balance over a fractional snow-cover. The atmospheric boundary layer flows over a patchy snow-cover were calculated with an atmospheric model (...

Rebecca Mott; Michael Lehning; Megan Daniels; Michael Lehning

136

An Analysis of Past and Future Changes in the Ice Cover of Two High-Arctic Lakes Based on Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) and Landsat Imagery  

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and heat energy between a lake and its surroundings (Adams, 1981). In high-arctic lakes, changes in ice climate data are limited, remote sensing of lake-ice conditions can provide valuable insight into climaticAn Analysis of Past and Future Changes in the Ice Cover of Two High-Arctic Lakes Based on Synthetic

Bradley, Raymond S.

137

Biofuels and land-use changes: searching for the top model  

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...land at the grid level. Owing...per unit of energy produced...provisions of the Renewable Fuel Standard...established by the Renewable Energy Directive...Considering local, national or regional...separately. The integration of spatially...impacts. The challenge in calculating...available at grid levels as...Agency. 2010 Renewable fuel standard...europa.eu/energy/renewables...

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

138

Pan-Arctic landatmospheric fluxes of methane and carbon dioxide in response to climate change over the 21st century  

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Future changes of pan-Arctic landatmospheric methane (CH[subscript 4]) and carbon dioxide (CO[subscript 2]) depend on how terrestrial ecosystems respond to warming climate. Here, we used a coupled hydrologybiogeochemistry ...

Zhu, Xudong

139

GoMRC Website Meta-analysis Report: Land-use and submerged aquatic vegetation change in the Gulf of Mexico  

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Over the past century, health and spatial extent of seagrasses has decreased dramatically in the Gulf of Mexico. While some of the changes can be explained by direct impacts to the seagrass beds, we hypothesize that changes in the land use in the watersheds can also be correlated with the decline of seagrasses. Through this meta-analysis, we researched historical and compared trends in seagrass populations and land use in five bays and their watersheds within the Gulf of Mexico: Mobile Bay, Perdido Bay, Tampa Bay, Charlotte Harbor, and Galveston Bay. Using both historical records and spatial datasets, we examined land use and seagrass trends in these five areas.

Judd, Chaeli; Stefansson, Emily S.; Brushnahan, Heather

2007-12-06T23:59:59.000Z

140

Simulating landscape change in the Olympic Peninsula using spatial ecological and socioeconomic data  

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Ecological and socioeconomic data were integrated to study landscape change for the Dungeness River basin in the Olympic Peninsula, Washington State. A multinomial logit procedure was used to evaluate twenty-two maps representing various data themes to derive transition probabilities of land cover change. Probabilities of forest disturbance were greater on private land than public. Between 1975 and 1988, forest cover increased, grassy/brushy covers decreased, and the number of forest patches increased about 30%. Simulations were run to estimate future land cover. These results were represented as frequency distributions for proportion cover and patch characteristics.

Flamm, R.O. (Florida Marine Research Institute, St. Petersburg, FL (United States)); Gottfried, R. (Univ. of the South, Sewanee, TN (United States)); Lee, R.G.; Naiman, R.J. (Univ. of Washington, Seattle, WA (United States)); Turner, M.G. (Oak Ridge National Laboratory, TN (United States)); Wear, D. (USDA Forest Service, Research Triangle Park, NC (United States))

1994-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Landscape Scale Impacts of Sea Level Rise and Elevation Changes Along the Matagorda Fault in Matagorda, Texas  

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of this study was to quantify land cover change within a Matagorda, Texas wetland that results from sea level rise and elevation change over time due to coastal faulting. The closing objective of this study was to simulate land cover conversion as a function...

Cline, Marie

2012-10-19T23:59:59.000Z

142

Change in Urban Land Use and Associated Attributes in the Upper San Francisco Estuary, 1990-2006  

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Bay watershed. Environmental Management Water Plan Land andwater quality in Georgian Bay. Environmental Management 44(

Stoms, David M.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Digital hydrographic, land use/land cover, and hydrologic unit boundary files for the Death Valley region of southern Nevada and southeastern California processed from US Geological Survey 1:100,000- and 1:250,000-scale digital data files  

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Digital hydrographic and land-use/land-cover data have been compiled into a digital geographic data base for an {approx}100,000-km{sup 2} area of the Southern Great Basin, the Death Valley region of southern Nevada and SE California, located between lat 35{degree}N, long 115{degree}W and lat 38{degree}N, long 118{degree}W. This region includes the Nevada Test Site at Yucca Mountain and adjacent parts of southern Nevada and eastern California. The data base was compiled from USGS data files distributed by the USGS Earth Scinece Information Center. The data files were converted into six thematic ARC/INFO map coverages representing the Death Valley region.

Turner, A.K.; D`Agnese, F.A.; Faunt, C.C.

1996-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Can biofuels be a solution to climate change? The implications of land use change-related emissions for policy  

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...van der Wielen and Kim Meulenbroeks Can biofuels be a solution to climate change? The...Imperial College London, , London, UK Biofuels have gained increasing attention as an...validity of claims about the potential of biofuels to reduce GHG emissions relative to the...

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

145

Net carbon flux from agriculture: Carbon emissions, carbon sequestration, crop yield, and land-use change  

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There is a potential to sequester carbon in soil by changing agricultural management practices. ... fossil-fuel use, agricultural inputs, and the carbon emissions associated with fossil fuels and other ... with f...

Tristram O. West; Gregg Marland

2003-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Environmental Assessment Proposed Changes to the Sanitary Biosolids Land Application Program on the Oak Ridge Reservation Oak Ridge, Tennessee  

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56 56 Environmental Assessment Proposed Changes to the Sanitary Biosolids Land Application Program on the Oak Ridge Reservation Oak Ridge, Tennessee February 2003 U.S. Department of Energy Oak Ridge Operations i ACRONYMS AND ABBREVIATIONS ac acres ALARA as low as reasonably achievable AMSA American Metropolitan Sewer Association CEQ Council on Environmental Quality CSF cancer slope factor DOE U.S. Department of Energy EA environmental assessment EFPC East Fork Poplar Creek EPA U.S. Environmental Protection Agency EPS Effluent Polishing System (West End Treatment Facility) FONSI Finding of No Significant Impact g gram ha hectares HEAST Health Effects Assessment Summary Tables HI hazard index HQ hazard quotient IDP Industrial Discharge Permit IRIS Integrated Risk Information System kg kilogram

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Sensitivity of global wildfire occurrences to various factors in the context of global change1 and J. O. Kaplan3  

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18 meteorology driven by 2000-2050 climate change are found to increase the global annual total191 Sensitivity of global wildfire occurrences to various factors in the context of global change1 Y of global change (including changes in climate,11 land use/land cover, and population density) on wildfire

Wu, Shiliang

148

Finding of no significant impact: Changes in the sanitary sludge land application program on the Oak Ridge Reservation, Oak Ridge, Tennessee  

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The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has completed an environmental assessment (DOE/EA-1042) that evaluates potential impacts of proposed changes in the sanitary sludge land application program on the DOE Oak Ridge Reservation (ORR), Oak Ridge, Tennessee. Changes in lifetime sludge land application limits and radionuclide loading are proposed, and two new sources of sewage sludge from DOE facilities would be transported to the City of Oak Ridge Publicly Owned Treatment Works (COR POTW). Lifetime sludge land application limits would increase from 22 tons/acre to 50 tons/acre, which is the limit approved and permitted by the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC). With the approval of TDEC, the permissible radiological dose from sludge land application would change from the current limit of 2x background radionuclide concentrations in receiving soils to a risk-based dose limit of 4 millirem (mrem) per year for the maximally exposed individual. Sludge land application sites would not change from those that are currently part of the program. Based on the results of the analysis reported in the EA, DOE has determined that the proposed action is not a major federal action that would significantly affect the quality of the human environment within the context of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA). Therefore, preparation of an environmental impact statement (EIS) is not necessary, and DOE is issuing this Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI). 70 refs., 2 figs., 17 tabs.

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1996-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Impact of Observed Vegetation Changes on LandAtmosphere Feedbacks During Drought  

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Water Desalination and Reuse Centre, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Thuwal, Saudi conditions of the advanced research Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF) Model to assess the influence. 2010). Some changes in the climate and extreme weather events in Australia have been attributed

Evans, Jason

150

Changes of Land Use and Landscape Pattern in Feicheng Coal Mining Area Based on Remote Sensing  

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The spatial changes of landscape pattern of Feicheng Coal Mining Area were analyzed in order to improve landscape and ecological environment quality and to guarantee sustainable development in mining areas. Methods employed include RS, GIS, and landscape ... Keywords: Feicheng Coal Mining Area, landscape pattern, RS, landscape pattern index, dynamics analysis

Lu Yanyan; Li Xinju; Guo Suli; Wang Mei

2011-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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UCL ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGE RESEARCH CENTRE Land-Use Experiments in the Loch Laidon Catchment  

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, D. T. Monteith3 , K. Roe1 , N. L. Rose1 & H. Yang1 2011 1. Environmental Change Research Centre.............................................................................................................................. 15 4.1.1 COMPARISON OF THE CONTROL AND EXPERIMENTAL BURN ..........................................................................16 4.1.2 COMPARISON OF THE ALLT RIABHACH NA BIORAICH WITH THE CONTROL AND LOWER EXPERIMENTAL BURN

Jones, Peter JS

152

CARBON FLUX TO THE ATMOSPHERE FROM LAND-USE CHANGES: 1850 TO 1990 (APPENDIX  

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A: ECOSYSTEM AREA BY REGION A: ECOSYSTEM AREA BY REGION This listing indicates the area (in units of 106 hectare) in different ecosystems for the nine regions in this database, for the years 1700, 1850, and 1990, along with the percent change from 1850 to 1990. The values in this listing replace the values in files areas.* in Houghton and Hackler (1995), the previous version of this database. Missing values are denoted by -9999. % Change 1700 1850 1990 1850-1990 North America Temperate evergreen forest 236 222 215 -0.03 Temperate deciduous forest 157 125 118 -0.06 Boreal forest 325 325 322 -0.01 Temperate woodland/shrubland 302 302 292 -0.03 Temperate grassland 568 481 172 -0.64

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Interface between land and water,shoreline change analyses for erosion/accretion,hazards,planning Derived from coastal survey maps,nautical charts,aerial photos,LIDAR  

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Derived from bathymetry,scientific mesh,one-dimensional hydrological models;measured by sub bottomShorelines Interface between land and water,shoreline change analyses for erosion;national cartographic standards often used Tracks and Cruises Shiptracks during a cruise,tracks of vehicles towed from

Wright, Dawn Jeannine

155

Change in Urban Land Use and Associated Attributes in the Upper San Francisco Estuary, 1990-2006  

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Bay watershed. Environmental Management Water Plan Land andwater quality in Georgian Bay. Environmental Management 44(water quality in a coastal river and lagoonal estuary. Environmental Management

Stoms, David M.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

156

A Conceptual Framework for Estimating Bioenerg-Related Land-Use Change and Its Impacts over Time  

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energy crops, whether corn, soybeans, switchgrass, trees, or something else, inevitably will put pressure on land uses worldwide and bring into cultivation

Delucchi, Mark

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Ground truth measurements for validation of AIRS land surface temperature and emissivity products at the Southern Great Plains validation site  

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This paper presents results from a land use/land cover ground survey in the ARM/CART site region and investigates the applicability of the USGS land use/land cover database to...

Osborne, Brian J; Knuteson, Robert O; Revercomb, Henry E; Short, John F; Tobin, David C

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ABSTRACT: Increased riverine nitrogen (N) fluxes have been strongly correlated with land use changes and are now one of the  

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in the Ipswich River basin in Massachusetts and to evaluate the effect of future land use scenarios on the water with the hydrology of the basin are likely to control the magnitude of nitrate loads to the aquatic system and nutrient fluxes from the land surface and soil profile to rivers and then down the river drainage network

Vallino, Joseph J.

159

Journal Covers  

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Journal Covers The influence of molecular orientation on organic bulk heterojunction solar cells Print Monday, 28 April 2014 09:03 Work done on ALS Beamlines 11.0.1.2, 7.3.3,...

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NERSC Calculations Provide Independent Confirmation of Global Land Warming  

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Calculations Calculations Provide Independent Confirmation of Global Land Warming Since 1901 NERSC Calculations Provide Independent Confirmation of Global Land Warming Since 1901 September 9, 2013 | Tags: Climate Research, Hopper Contact: Jon Bashor, jbashor@lbl.gov, 510-486-5849 campo.jpg These maps show the changes in air temperatures over land as measured using thermometers (left side) and as calculated by the 20th Century Reanalysis project (left side). While more than 80 percent of the observed variation is captured by the computer model, the results show interesting differences in some regions such as the midwestern United States, Argentina and eastern Brazil. The differences may be due previously unrecognized issues with the pressure observations, variations in land use and land cover over time,

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161

EOS Land Validation Presentations  

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EOS Land Validation Presentations EOS Land Validation Presentations Meeting: Land Cover Validation Workshop Date: February 2, 2004 Place: Boston, MA Title: Validation Data Support Activities at the ORNL DAAC (Power Point) Presenter: Bob Cook Meeting: Fall 2003 American Geophysical Union (AGU) Meeting Date: December 9, 2003 Place: San Francisco, CA Title: Ground-Based Data Supporting the Validation of MODIS Land Products (Power Point) Presenter: Larry Voorhees Meeting: Terra and Aqua Products Review Date: March 2003 Place: NASA HQ Title: Supporting the Validation of MODIS Land Products (Power Point) Presenter: Larry Voorhees Meeting: Terra and Aqua Products Review Date: March 2003 Place: NASA HQ Title: MODIS Land Summary (Power Point) Presenter: Chris Justice, University of Maryland Meeting: Spring 2002 American Geophysical Union (AGU) Meeting

162

LBA Land Use and Land Cover Data Set Released  

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2 and TG-06 Data Sets Published 2 and TG-06 Data Sets Published The ORNL DAAC announces the release of data sets from two LBA-ECO science themes: Carbon Dynamics and Trace Gases. Both data sets provide data from similar time periods and study areas. LBA-ECO CD-32 Flux Tower Network Data Compilation, Brazilian Amazon: 1999-2006. Data set prepared by S.R. Saleska, H.R. da Rocha, A.R. Huete, A.D. Nobre, P. Artaxo, and Y.E. Shimabukuro. This data set is a compilation of carbon and energy eddy covariance flux, meteorology, radiation, canopy temperature, humidity, CO2 profiles, soil moisture, and temperature profile data that were collected at nine towers across the Brazilian Amazon. Independent investigators provided the data from a variety of flux tower projects over the period 1999 thru 2006 for use in a model intercomparison.

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LBA Land Use and Land Cover Data Set Released  

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LBA Model Intercomparison Project Meteorological Forcing Data Published LBA Model Intercomparison Project Meteorological Forcing Data Published The ORNL DAAC announces the release of LBA Model Intercomparison Project (LBA-MIP) meteorological forcing data from nine Brazilian flux towers for periods between 1999 and 2006. LBA-ECO CD-32 LBA Model Intercomparison Project (LBA-MIP) Meteorological Forcing Data. Data set prepared by L.G.G. de Goncalves, N. Restrepo-Coupe, H.R. da Rocha, S.R. Saleska, and R. Stockli. This data set provides gap-filled meteorological observations from nine Brazilian flux towers for periods between 1999 and 2006. The measurements include: air temperature, specific humidity, module of wind speed, downward long wave and shortwave radiation at the surface, surface pressure, precipitation, and carbon dioxide (CO2). These atmospheric data are provided at 1-hour time-steps,

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Covered Bridges  

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Covered Bridges Covered Bridges Nature Bulletin No. 644 June 3, 1961 Forest Preserve District of Cook County John J. Duffy, President Roberts Mann, Conservation Editor David H. Thompson, Senior Naturalist COVERED BRIDGES Covered bridges have a peculiar fascination for most of us. W e wish they could talk. Many of them are truly historic landmarks. Each one is a unique and picturesque relic of the days when .America was a young country. As a locality became more thickly settled the people demanded roads, improved roads, with bridges across creeks and rivers where fords or ferries had been the only means of crossing. There were no steel mills. But there were skilled woodsmen and virgin forests with huge trees from which they could fashion timbers of any dimension and length desired. Equally important, in certain regions there were master builders: craftsmen with shrewd knowledge of stresses and strains in trusses and arches. That is why covered bridges were and are so numerous in Vermont, New Hampshire, Pennsylvania, Ohio and Indiana. Lack of such men may explain the absence of those structures in Minnesota and other states where timber was plentiful.

165

Sensitivity to electricity consumption in urban business and commercial area buildings according to climatic change  

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Recently, urban high temperature phenomenon has become a problem which results from human activities, the increase in energy consumption, and land-cover change in urban areas ... is increased and results in the d...

Kang-guk Lee; Sung-bum Kim; Won-hwa Hong

2012-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

166

Changes in the Asian monsoon climate during 17001850 induced by preindustrial cultivation  

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...1253 1266 . 5 Brovkin V ( 2006 ) Biogeophysical effects of historical land cover changes simulated by six Earth system models of intermediate complexity . Clim Dyn 26 : 587 600 . 6 Bounoua L Defries R Collatz GJ Sellers P Khan H ( 2002 ) Effects...

Kumiko Takata; Kazuyuki Saito; Tetsuzo Yasunari

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

167

Land Turtles  

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Turtles Turtles Nature Bulletin No. 157 May 29, 1948 Forest Preserve District of Cook County William N. Erickson, President Roberts Mann, Supt. of Conservation LAND TURTLES Turtles are four-legged reptiles that originated before the dinosaurs appeared, some 175 million years ago. The distinguishing feature of the turtle is its shell, varying in shape and markings with the different species: an arched upper shell grown fast to the backbone, and a flat lower shell grown fast to the breastbone, the two connected on either side by a bony bridge. In some species, like the box turtles, the lower shell is hinged, enabling the animal to completely conceal its head, tail and limbs by closing the two shells together. Most turtles live in water all or part of the time, but all of them lay their eggs on land, and neither the nest nor the young is attended by the parents. Each species has its own method of nest construction, using the hind legs to dig a hole in the ground, but the eggs are covered and left to be hatched by the heat of the sun. The eggs are relished by many animals such as skunks and squirrels; the young, before their armor hardens, are devoured by birds, mammals, fishes and other turtles.

168

Response of Free-Living Nitrogen-Fixing Microorganisms to Land Use Change in the Amazon Rainforest  

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...three different land use systems in the Amazon. Each...important implications for restoration of degraded areas since...The prokaryotes. A handbook on the biology of bacteria...Does disturbance and restoration of alpine grassland...in temperate cropping systems: influence of nitrogen...

Babur S. Mirza; Chotima Potisap; Klaus Nsslein; Brendan J. M. Bohannan; Jorge L. M. Rodrigues

2013-10-25T23:59:59.000Z

169

Moving from Status to Trends: Forest Inventory and Analysis Symposium 2012 46GTR-NRS-P-105 IMAGE-BASED CHANGE ESTIMATION FOR LAND COVER  

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Moving from Status to Trends: Forest Inventory and Analysis Symposium 2012 46GTR-NRS-P-105 IMAGE are core to applications including: carbon accounting, greenhouse gas emission reporting, biomass effects of natural disturbances and human activities. By extension, our ability to understand and model

170

Impacts of meteorology-driven seed dispersal on plant migration : implications for future vegetation structure under changing climates  

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As the impacts among land cover change, future climates and ecosystems are expected to be substantial (e.g., Feddema et al., 2005), there are growing needs for improving the capability of simulating the dynamics of vegetation ...

Lee, Eunjee

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

171

Volatility clustering in land markets  

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analysis. Applying a Lagrange Multiplier (LM) test for AutoRegressive Conditional Heteroskedasticity (ARCH) effects in the Canadian land markets, we find that clustering in land price returns exists in Alberta, Ontario, Quebec, and British Columbia... by even higher volatility and vice versa. III. Data and Descriptive Statistics The monthly land price index for each individual province is obtained from Statistics Canada, covering all of the Canadian provinces (Alberta, Ontario, Quebec...

Bao, Helen X. H.; Huang, Hui; Huang, Yu-Lieh; Lin, Pin-te

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

172

LAND USE AND OWNERSHIP, WILLISTON BASIN  

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Chapter WM LAND USE AND OWNERSHIP, WILLISTON BASIN By T.T. Taber and S.A. Kinney In U.S. Geological........................................WM-1 Map Information for the Williston Basin Land Use And Land Cover Map.........................................................WM-2 Map Information for the Williston Basin Subsurface Ownership map

173

Early Trends in Landcover Change and Forest Fragmentation Due to Shale-Gas Development in Pennsylvania: A Potential Outcome for the Northcentral Appalachians  

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Worldwide shale-gas development has the potential to cause substantial ... , we examine land cover change due to shale-gas exploration, with emphasis on forest fragmentation. Pennsylvanias shale-gas development ...

P. J. Drohan; M. Brittingham; J. Bishop; K. Yoder

2012-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

174

Biomechanical and Neuromuscular Changes in Jump Landings Due to Short or Long Term Ankle Bracing and Fatigue.  

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??In order to prevent ankle sprain, prophylactic ankle bracing is common practice for many sports. The purpose of this dissertation was to investigate changes in (more)

Stafford, Elizabeth Decatur

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

175

Lands & Community  

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& Community Transmission Tower Software Public Comments Lands & Community Bonneville Power Administration owns and maintains hundreds of properties in Oregon, Washington,...

176

An integrated simulation method for flash-flood risk assessment :2. Effect of historical changes in land use Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 6(3), 285294 (2002) EGS  

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An integrated simulation method for flash-flood risk assessment :2. Effect of historical changes. Flood frequency analyses of the annual flood series, retrieved from the simulations, were used into quantitative methods for risk assessment. Keywords: flood, simulation, distributed model, land-use changes

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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Impacts of Climate Change and the End of Deforestation on Land Use in the Brazilian Legal Amazon  

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Climate change scenarios vary considerably over the Amazon region, with an extreme scenario projecting a dangerous (from the human perspective) increase of 3.8C in temperature and 30% reduction in precipitation by 2050. The impacts of such ...

David Montenegro Lapola; Ruediger Schaldach; Joseph Alcamo; Alberte Bondeau; Siwa Msangi; Joerg A. Priess; Rafaella Silvestrini; Britaldo Silveira Soares-Filho

2011-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

178

The aesthetics of water and land: a promising concept for managing scarce water resources under climate change  

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...approach to water management Any strategy for managing...change) and the water demand side (e.g. adaptive...sustainable water management in the Jordan River...underestimation of the demand side of water management. Since fresh water...

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

179

Potential carbon mitigation and income in developing countries from changes in use and management of agricultural and forest lands  

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...Brown, S. 1997 Estimating biomass and biomass change of tropical forests...global outlook for future wood supply from forest plantations. Working Paper no. GFPOS...information systems to estimate biomass density of tropical forests...

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

180

Conclusion: applying South East Asia Rainforest Research Programme science to land-use management policy and practice in a changing landscape and climate  

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...the integrity of the science and the same freedom...automatically reach land management decision-makers and...plantations. The SEARRP approach of addressing much of the science at Danum in part to key land management and ecosystem services...

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Scientific analysis is essential to assess biofuel policy effects: in response to the paper by Kim and Dale on "Indirect land use change for biofuels: Testing predictions and improving analytical methodologies"  

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Vigorous debate on the effects of biofuels derives largely from the changes in land use estimated using economic models designed mainly for the analysis of agricultural trade and markets. The models referenced for land-use change (LUC) analysis in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Final Rule on the Renewable Fuel Standard include GTAP, FAPRI-CARD, and FASOM. To address bioenergy impacts, these models were expanded and modified to facilitate simulations of hypothesized LUC. However, even when models use similar basic assumptions and data, the range of LUC results can vary by ten-fold or more. While the market dynamics simulated in these models include processes that are important in estimating effects of biofuel policies, the models have not been validated for estimating land-use changes and employ crucial assumptions and simplifications that contradict empirical evidence.

Kline, Keith L [ORNL] [ORNL; Oladosu, Gbadebo A [ORNL] [ORNL; Dale, Virginia H [ORNL] [ORNL; McBride, Allen [ORNL] [ORNL

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

182

Parcel-Level Land Architecture and Land Surface Temperature in the Phoenix Metropolitan Area  

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Parcel-Level Land Architecture and Land Surface Temperature in the Phoenix Metropolitan Area Xiaoxiao Li1, Yun Ouyang1, Billie Turner II1,2, Sharon Harlan3, Anthony Brazel2 1 School of Sustainability system architecture--composition and configuration of different land-cover classes--on LST in the central

Hall, Sharon J.

183

Mediterranean land abandonment and associated biomass variation.  

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??Biomass is an important factor in environmental processes, such as erosion, carbon storage, climate change and land degradation. Human-induced changes in plant community systems and (more)

Hoogeveen, S.S.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Climate and Land Use Change Processes in East Africa While some regions of East Africa are being preserved as natural areas, others, including the  

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at Michigan State University in the Climate-Land Interaction Project (CLIP) . The overall objective of the project is to establish the mechanisms that determine how climate and land use (primarily in the human of climate to land use, a prerequisite for the potential of feedback. #12;Rationale This project will address

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The influence of land-use change and landscape dynamics on the climate system: relevance to climate-change policy beyond the radiative effect of greenhouse gases  

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...to anthropogenic aerosols, solar variation and several of the...28 Guatemala 2 542 32 731 0 Mexico 2 441 20 11 110 30 Belize 1...changes the partitioning of solar insolation into its sensible...Earth's surface, QS is the solar irradiance, A is the surface...

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Focusing management needs at the sub-catchment level via assessments of change in the cover of estuarine vegetation, Port Hacking, NSW, Australia  

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Aerial photographs from 1930 to 1999 were used to assess change in the distribution of seagrass, mangrove and saltmarsh in Port Hacking, New South Wales. Initially stable at ... five-fold increase in mangrove. Wi...

R. J. Williams; A. J. Meehan

2004-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

187

MODIS Land Products Subsets  

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Introduction Introduction The goal of the MODIS Land Product Subsets project is to provide summaries of selected MODIS Land Products for the community to use for validation of models and remote-sensing products, and to characterize field sites. The MODIS Land Product Subsets are derived from MODIS products that were generated with Collection 4 or later algorithms. Please be advised that these products are subject to continual review and revision. The MODIS land product subsets are provided in ASCII and GeoTIFF format. The subsets are stored as individual text(ASCII) files, each file represents one field site and one MODIS product.The ASCII data covers 7x7 km of the field site. These ASCII files contain comma-delimited rows of parameter values (image bands) for each pixel in the selected area. Each row in the file will contain data from one 8-day, 16-day, or annual period (depending on the temporal frequency of the data product represented).

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MODIS Land Products Subsets  

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Global Subsetting and Visualization Tool Global Subsetting and Visualization Tool The Global Subsetting and Visualization Tool provides customized subsets of MODIS Land products in ASCII format on demand for any location on Earth. Users select a site (either from a picklist or by entering the site's geographic coordinates) and the area surrounding that site, from one pixel up to 201 x 201 km. The tool is expected to take up to 60 minutes to complete the processing, and the tool will send you an email message containing the URL where you can access the output. The tool provides time series plots of the measurement, an ASCII file of the pixel values for the selected product along with quality information, average and standard deviations for the area selected, and a file that can be imported directly into GIS software. In addition we provide a land cover grid (IGBP classification) of the area, along with an estimate of heterogeneity (Shannon richness and evenness).

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Multiple layer insulation cover  

DOE Patents [OSTI]

A multiple layer insulation cover for preventing heat loss in, for example, a greenhouse, is disclosed. The cover is comprised of spaced layers of thin foil covered fabric separated from each other by air spaces. The spacing is accomplished by the inflation of spaced air bladders which are integrally formed in the cover and to which the layers of the cover are secured. The bladders are inflated after the cover has been deployed in its intended use to separate the layers of the foil material. The sizes of the material layers are selected to compensate for sagging across the width of the cover so that the desired spacing is uniformly maintained when the cover has been deployed. The bladders are deflated as the cover is stored thereby expediting the storage process and reducing the amount of storage space required.

Farrell, James J. (Livingston Manor, NY); Donohoe, Anthony J. (Ovid, NY)

1981-11-03T23:59:59.000Z

190

Cover Image: The cover shows the crystal structure of the alanate NaAlH4,  

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Laboratory operated by The University of Chicago under contract W-31-109-Eng-38. #12;i Basic Research Needs, Argonne National Laboratory Michelle Buchanan, Oak Ridge National Laboratory Panel Chairs: Production Tom) - p13 (top): The estimated power output from 10% efficient solar cells covering 1.7% of the land area

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MODIS Land Products Subsets  

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methods methods This section describes methods used to generate MODIS Land Subsets for Collection 4 and Collection 5 data products. Methods for Selected Sites (Collections 4 and 5) Methods for North America Tool (Collection 4) Methods for the Global Tool (Collection 5) Methods for Selected Sites (Collection 4 and 5) Source for Selected Site Data: Full MODIS scenes (1200-km x 1200-km) are initially subset to 11-km x 31-km (Collection 4) or 25-km x 25-km (Collection 5) by the MODAPS; these initial subsets contain the field site or flux tower. Reformatting and additional subsetting to 7-km x 7-km containing the field site or flux tower are done by the ORNL DAAC. Tools Used: The ORNL DAAC uses the MODIS Reprojection Tool (MRT) to reformat the MODIS data from HDF-EOS to binary format. A tool developed at ORNL is then used to convert the binary format to ASCII. The MRT is available from the Land Processes DAAC. Whereas the MRT can also be used to reproject data from its native projection to other projections, ORNL chose to forgo the resampling associated with reprojection to minimize data manipulation and distortion. The MOD12Q1 Land Cover Collection 3 data are in I-Sin projection, and the Collection 4 and Collection 5 data are in Sinusoidal projection.

192

Competition for land  

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...only in 2030 biofuels-biodiesel BIOF3 = 15% share of...of first-generation biodiesel only in 2030 biofuels-first...generation (mix of biodiesel and bioethanol) only...cover change: local processes, global impacts. Global...agriculture since 1960: an evaluation of current indicators...

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

193

Using continuous GPS and absolute gravity to separate vertical land movements and changes in sea-level at tide-gauges in the UK  

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...Gauss-Markov model for the coloured noise (Van Camp et al. 2004). 4. Vertical land movements...9-12 September 2003, p. 12. Van Camp, M , S.D.P Williams, and O Francis2004Precision...sea-level that have occurred over the last century or so. However, such estimates are a...

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

194

Conclusion: applying South East Asia Rainforest Research Programme science to land-use management policy and practice in a changing landscape and climate  

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...East Asia Rainforest Research Programme science to land-use management policy and practice...are briefly reviewed and the roles which science can play in addressing questions are outlined...considered. Results from the atmospheric science and hydrology papers, and some of the...

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

195

EIA - Greenhouse Gas Emissions - Land use  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

6. Land use 6. Land use 6.1. Total land use, land use change, and forests This chapter presents estimates of carbon sequestration (removal from the atmosphere) and emissions (release into the atmosphere) from forests, croplands, grasslands, and residential areas (urban trees, grass clippings, and food scraps) in the United States. In 2008, land use, land use change, and forests were responsible for estimated net carbon sequestration of 940 MMTCO2e (Table 31), representing 16 percent of total U.S. CO2 emissions. The largest sequestration category in 2008 was forest lands and harvested wood pools,49 with estimated sequestration increasing from 730 MMTCO2e in 1990 to 792 MMTCO2e in 2008. The second-largest carbon sequestration category was urban trees,50 responsible for 57 MMTCO2e in 1990 and 94

196

CoverSheet  

Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI)

of a land ice core for the Model for Prediction Across Scales (MPAS) Matt Hoffman, LANL Mauro Perego, Florida State University With help from: Bill Lipscomb, Steve Price, Xylar...

197

Idaho - Idaho Code 58-603 - Rights of Way Over State lands |...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Abstract This section covers the authority of the State Board of Land Commissioners to grant rights of way over state lands. Published NA Year Signed or Took Effect 1974 Legal...

198

NERSC Journal Cover Stories  

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NatureCoverLarge.png NatureCoverLarge.png High-quality electron beams from a laser wakefield accelerator using plasma-channel guiding September 30, 2004 | Author(s): C. G. R. Geddes, Cs. Toth, J. van Tilborg, E. Esarey, C. B. Schroeder, D. Bruhwiler, C. Nieter, J. Cary & W. P. Leemans | Source: Nature | Category: Fusion Energy | URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nature02900 Download Image: NatureCoverLarge.png | png | 2.7 MB 30 September 2004, Vol. 431, pp. 541-544 PhysTodayCoverLarge.png Integrated Simulation of Fusion Plasmas February 1, 2005 | Author(s): Donald B. Batchelor | Source: Physics Today | Category: Fusion Energy | URL: http://ptonline.aip.org/journals/doc/PHTOAD-ft/vol_58/iss_2/35_1.shtml Download Image: PhysTodayCoverLarge.png | png | 329 KB February 2005, Vol. 58 (2), pp. 35-40

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NERSC Journal Cover Stories  

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CEN-Cover.png CEN-Cover.png Graphene Moves Toward Applications November 21, 2011 | Author(s): Donghai Mei, et al. | Category: Chemistry | URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/nl203332e Download Image: CEN-Cover.png | png | 986 KB Hierarchically Porous Graphene as a Lithium-Air Battery Electrode. See also http://pubs.acs.org/NanoLett (2011) 11, 5071-5078 SotirisCoverJPCBLarge.jpg Computational Investigation of the First Solvation Shell Structure of Interfacial and Bulk Aqueous Chloride and Iodide Ions November 14, 2008 | Author(s): Collin D. Wick, and Sotiris S. Xantheas | Source: The Journal of Physical Chemistry B | Category: Chemistry | URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/jp806782r Download Image: SotirisCoverJPCBLarge.jpg | jpg | 1.1 MB 2009, Vol. 113 (13), pp. 4141-4146 ACSCatalysis2013Mei.png

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The Global Potential of Bioenergy on Abandoned Agriculture Lands  

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The Global Potential of Bioenergy on Abandoned Agriculture Lands ... The global potential for bioenergy from abandoned agriculture lands is determined to be less than 8% of current primary energy demand based on land use data and ecosystem modeling. ... Converting forest lands into bioenergy agriculture could accelerate climate change by emitting carbon stored in forests, while converting food agriculture lands into bioenergy agriculture could threaten food security. ...

J. Elliott Campbell; David B. Lobell; Robert C. Genova; Christopher B. Field

2008-06-25T23:59:59.000Z

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201

Coveted Lands: Agriculture, Timber, Mining, and Transportation in Cherokee Country Before and After Removal.  

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??Covering a period from approximately 1779 to 1850, this dissertation studies natural resources and land use in Cherokee country before and after forced Cherokee removal (more)

Rozema, Vicki Bell

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

202

EMSL: Publications - Journal Covers  

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Journal Cover Gallery Journal Cover Gallery Here are a few of the scientific journal covers that feature outstanding research done at EMSL. Where available, additional information is hyperlinked from the date above the cover. 2013 April 2013 [Enlarge Image] Microscopy and Microanalysis January 2013 [Enlarge Image] Molecular BioSystems January 2013 [Enlarge Image] Molecular BioSystems 2012 May 2012 [Enlarge Image] Chemical Science March 7 2012 [Enlarge Image] Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics February 28 2012 [Enlarge Image] Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics February 21 2012 [Enlarge Image] Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 2011 December 15, 2011 [Enlarge Image] Analytical Chemistry September 14, 2011 [Enlarge Image] The Journal of American Chemical Society July 20, 2011 [Enlarge Image]

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NERSC Journal Cover Stories  

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| Source | Category 7-25-14GalliCover.png Si-Based Earth Abundant Clathrates for Solar Energy Conversion August 1, 2014 | Author(s): Y. He, F. Sui, S. M. Kauzlarichc and G....

204

RHONDA JOHNSON Cover Story  

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RHONDA JOHNSON #12;Cover Story i n t e l l i g e n c e · Spring 2000 17 Imagine for a moment War Stories Christopher Johnson, Larry Birnbaum, Ray Bareiss, and Tom Hinrichs Harnessing

Hinrichs, Tom

205

Unnumbered in cover letter  

Office of Legacy Management (LM)

A John McCray, Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission Unnumbered in cover letter The DOE report demonstrates a high level of technical competence; the modeling work and...

206

NE Oregon Wildlife Project "Precious Lands"  

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NE Oregon Wildlife Project "Precious Lands" Managed by The Nez Perce Tribe Angela C. Sondenaa, Ph Oct 1996 Helm 10,306 $2,660,674.00 Sept 1998 Graham Tree farm 158 $402,453.00 Aug 1999 Beach Ranch 1 of shrub sub-canopy Project Goals: 40-70% tree canopy cover 35-65% shrub canopy cover > 3.5 snags 6-10" dbh

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Summary of decontamination cover manufacturing experience  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Decontamination cover forming cracks and vent cup assembly leaks through the decontamination covers were early manufacturing problems. The decontamination cover total manufacturing process yield was as low as 55%. Applicable tooling and procedures were examined. All manufacturing steps from foil fabrication to final assembly leak testing were considered as possible causes or contributing factors to these problems. The following principal changes were made to correct these problems: (1) the foil annealing temperature was reduced from 1375{degrees} to 1250{degrees}C, (2) the decontamination cover fabrication procedure (including visual inspection for surface imperfections and elimination of superfluous operations) was improved, (3) the postforming dye penetrant inspection procedure was revised for increased sensitivity, (4) a postforming (prewelding) 1250{degrees}C/1 h vacuum stress-relief operation was added, (5) a poststress relief (prewelding) decontamination cover piece-part leak test was implemented, (6) the hold-down fixture used during the decontamination cover-to-cup weld was modified, and concomitantly, and (7) the foil fabrication process was changed from the extruding and rolling of 63-mm-diam vacuum arc-remelted ingots (extrusion process) to the rolling of 19-mm-square arc-melted drop castings (drop cast process). Since these changes were incorporated, the decontamination cover total manufacturing process yield has been 91 %. Most importantly, more than 99% of the decontamination covers welded onto vent cup assemblies were acceptable. The drastic yield improvement is attributed primarily to the change in the foil annealing temperature from 1375{degrees} to 1250{degrees}C and secondarily to the improvements in the decontamination cover fabrication procedure.

Ulrich, G.B.; Berry, H.W.

1995-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

208

NETL Report Cover (Front)  

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DOE Award No.: DE-FE0001243 Topical Report LAND AND RESOURCE MANAGEMENT ISSUES RELEVANT TO DEPLOYING IN-SITU THERMAL TECHNOLOGIES Submitted by: University of Utah Institute for Clean and Secure Energy 155 South 1452 East, Room 380 Salt Lake City, Utah 84112 Prepared for: United States Department of Energy National Energy Technology Laboratory January, 2011 Office of Fossil Energy LAND A ND R ESOURCE M ANAGEMENT I SSUES R ELEVANT T O D EPLOYING IN---SITU T HERMAL T ECHNOLOGIES Topical Report Reporting P eriod: O ctober 3 1, 2 009 t hrough D ecember 3 1, 2 010 Principal A uthors: R obert K eiter, J ohn R uple, H eather T anana, a nd M ichelle K line Report I ssued: J anuary 2 011 DOE A ward N o.: D E---FE0001243 University o f U tah Institute f or C lean a nd S ecure E nergy

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FERTILISER APPLICATION IN LAND REGENERATION BPG NOTE 7  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

and are covered in BPG Note 6: Application of sewage sludges and composts. When to apply fertiliser MineralFERTILISER APPLICATION IN LAND REGENERATION BPG NOTE 7 Best Practice Guidance for Land Regeneration to solve any mineral deficiencies that may arise later. The best way to decide whether further applications

210

National Forest Land Scheme case study Broadford and Strath Community  

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National Forest Land Scheme case study Broadford and Strath Community Company: Broadford Wood.forestry.gov.uk/nfls1National Forest Land Scheme case study #12;BSCC has almost 200 members: voting membership is open covers the IV42 and IV49 post codes: about 240km2 . Much of the area comprises moorland and hills

211

Covering Walls With Fabrics.  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

the glue a dull surface to adhere to. Fill any gouges or nail holes with patching plaster and sand smooth after they have dried thoroughly. Minor ripples can be covered with spackling compound, a plaster-like substance that is spread thinly... during dry weather and in a well-ventilated room. Cut each panel 3 inches longer than the ceiling height. Match and cut sufficient fabric widths to cover completely one wall at a time. Start with Corner I nstall the first fabric panel so...

Anonymous,

1979-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

212

MODIS Land Products Subsets  

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Introduction Introduction Collection 5 The MODIS data from the Terra and Aqua satellites are being reprocessed using revised algorithms beginning in September 2006. This new set of MODIS Products is called Collection 5. To view the product changes that took place in going from Collection 4 to Collection 5, please visit the following Web site: http://landweb.nascom.nasa.gov/cgi-bin/QA_WWW/newPage.cgi?fileName=MODLAND_C005_changes The ORNL DAAC provides subsets of the Collection 5 MODIS Land Products. Investigators from around the world have shown a great deal of interest in this activity, asking that over 1000 field and flux tower sites be included in Collection 5 subsetting (up from 280 sites for Collection 4 MODIS subsetting). Availability of the Collection 5 Data Products

213

Participant Guide Cover Sheet  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Proposal Management ­ State Transition (diagram) 4 Page 2 #12;eRPM Workflow eRPM system workflow starts Management - State Transitions Page 4 #12;Proposal Management Reviewer Participant Guide Last updated: 03Proposal Management Reviewer Participant Guide Cover Sheet Last updated: 03/20/09 1 of 1 http

Shyy, Wei

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Covered Product Category: Computers  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

FEMP provides acquisition guidance and Federal efficiency requirements across a variety of product categories, including computers, which are covered by the ENERGY STAR program. Federal laws and requirements mandate that agencies meet these efficiency requirements in all procurement and acquisition actions that are not specifically exempted by law.

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LandUse/Land Cover Map of the CF of ARM in the SGP Site Using...  

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5-m resolution MTI images were georeferenced to USGS DOQQs of 1-m resolution in UTM Projection. Approximately 21 Ground Control Points (GCPs) were selected, most of them road...

216

REVIEW Open Access Land cover, land use and malaria in the Amazon  

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, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, France (French Guiana), Guyana, Peru, Suriname and Venezuela. The subregion in the Americas [3]. The three Guyanas (Guyana, Suriname and French Guiana) have the highest annual parasite index (Bolivia, Ecuador, French Guiana and Suriname) in this subregion have seen malaria incidence rates re

Boyer, Edmond

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land | OpenEI  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

land land Dataset Summary Description This dataset is part of a larger internal dataset at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) that explores various characteristics of large solar electric (both PV and CSP) facilities around the United States. This dataset focuses on the land use characteristics for solar facilities that are either under construction or currently in operation. Source Land-Use Requirements for Solar Power Plants in the United States Date Released June 25th, 2013 (5 months ago) Date Updated Unknown Keywords acres area average concentrating solar power csp Density electric hectares km2 land land requirements land use land-use mean photovoltaic photovoltaics PV solar statistics Data application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.spreadsheetml.sheet icon Master Solar Land Use Spreadsheet (xlsx, 1.5 MiB)

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MODIS Land Product Subsets  

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Validation > MODIS Land Subsets Validation > MODIS Land Subsets MODIS Land Product Subsets Overview Earth, Western Hemisphere The goal of the MODIS Land Product Subsets project is to provide summaries of selected MODIS Land Products for the community to use for validation of models and remote-sensing products and to characterize field sites. Output files contain pixel values of MODIS land products in text format and in GeoTIFF format. In addition, data visualizations (time series plots and grids showing single composite periods) are available. MODIS Land Product Subsets Resources The following MODIS Land Product Subsets resources are maintained by the ORNL DAAC: MODIS Land Products Offered Background Citation Policy Methods and formats MODIS Sinusoidal Grid - Google Earth KMZ Classroom Exercises

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Coverable functions Petr Kucera,  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

of clauses needed to represent f by a CNF. ess(f) - maximum number of pairwise disjoint essential sets of implicates of f. A function f is coverable, if cnf(f)=ess(f). #12;Talk outline We already know from Horn functions. X E ess(f) = ess(X) + k #12;CNF Graph For a Horn CNF let be the digraph defined as: N

220

Impact of Agricultural Practice on Regional Climate in a CoupledLand Surface Mesoscale Model  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

The land surface has been shown to form strong feedbacks with climate due to linkages between atmospheric conditions and terrestrial ecosystem exchanges of energy, momentum, water, and trace gases. Although often ignored in modeling studies, land management itself may form significant feedbacks. Because crops are harvested earlier under drier conditions, regional air temperature, precipitation, and soil moisture, for example, affect harvest timing, particularly of rain-fed crops. This removal of vegetation alters the land surface characteristics and may, in turn, affect regional climate. We applied a coupled climate(MM5) and land-surface (LSM1) model to examine the effects of early and late winter wheat harvest on regional climate in the Department of Energy Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Climate Research Facility in the Southern Great Plains, where winter wheat accounts for 20 percent of the land area. Within the winter wheat region, simulated 2 m air temperature was 1.3 C warmer in the Early Harvest scenario at mid-day averaged over the two weeks following harvest. Soils in the harvested area were drier and warmer in the top 10 cm and wetter in the 10-20 cm layer. Midday soils were 2.5 C warmer in the harvested area at mid-day averaged over the two weeks following harvest. Harvest also dramatically altered latent and sensible heat fluxes. Although differences between scenarios diminished once both scenarios were harvested, the short-term impacts of land management on climate were comparable to those from land cover change demonstrated in other studies.

Cooley, H.S.; Riley, W.J.; Torn, M.S.; He, Y.

2004-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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PIA - Land Record System (SWPA) | Department of Energy  

Energy Savers [EERE]

Record System (SWPA) PIA - Land Record System (SWPA) More Documents & Publications PIA - INL PeopleSoft - Human Resource System PIA - Human Resources - Personal Information Change...

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Comparison of Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Platforms for Assessing Vegetation Cover in Sagebrush Steppe Ecosystems  

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In this study, the use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) as a quick and safe method for monitoring biotic resources was evaluated. Vegetation cover and the amount of bare ground are important factors in understanding the sustainability of many ecosystems and assessment of rangeland health. Methods that improve speed and cost efficiency could greatly improve how biotic resources are monitored on western lands. Sagebrush steppe ecosystems provide important habitat for a variety of species (including sage grouse and pygmy rabbit). Improved methods are needed to support monitoring these habitats because there are not enough resource specialists or funds available for comprehensive ground evaluations. In this project, two UAV platforms, fixed wing and helicopter, were used to collect still-frame imagery to assess vegetation cover in sagebrush steppe ecosystems. This paper discusses the process for collecting and analyzing imagery from the UAVs to (1) estimate percent cover for six different vegetation types (shrub, dead shrub, grass, forb, litter, and bare ground) and (2) locate sage grouse using representative decoys. The field plots were located on the Idaho National Engineering (INL) site west of Idaho Falls, Idaho, in areas with varying amounts and types of vegetation cover. A software program called SamplePoint was used along with visual inspection to evaluate percent cover for the six cover types. Results were compared against standard field measurements to assess accuracy. The comparison of fixed-wing and helicopter UAV technology against field estimates shows good agreement for the measurement of bare ground. This study shows that if a high degree of detail and data accuracy is desired, then a helicopter UAV may be a good platform to use. If the data collection objective is to assess broad-scale landscape level changes, then the collection of imagery with a fixed-wing system is probably more appropriate.

Robert P. Breckenridge; Maxine Dakins; Stephen Bunting; Jerry Harbour; Sera White

2011-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Apndx Cover.doc  

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

Schultz-Hanford Area Transmission Line Project Schultz-Hanford Area Transmission Line Project Final Environmental Impact Statement Appendices Bonneville Power Administration U.S. Department of Energy Bureau of Land Management Bureau of Reclamation Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Department of Interior Department of Army U.S. Department of Defense January 2003 Table of Contents Appendix A Public Involvement Appendix B Description and Comparison of Impacts Along Segment A Reroute Appendix C Construction Procedures Appendix D Line Separation Issue Paper Appendix E Property Impacts Appendix F Rare Plant Survey for the Preferred Alternative Appendix G Fish and Wildlife Technical Report Appendix H Consistency with State and Local Government Regulations Appendix I Electrical Effects Appendix J Assessment of Research Regarding EMF and Health and

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cover_booked.indd  

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

Management. The point of contact for this document is Paul Bosco, who can be reached at Management. The point of contact for this document is Paul Bosco, who can be reached at (202) 586-3524 or by e-mail to paul.bosco@hq.doe.gov. Cover Photo: Night, in the form of a crescent moon, overtakes the fading light of day beyond Wilson Hall at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory. i TABLE OF CONTENTS PAGE BACKGROUND ........................................................................................................... 1 ABOUT DOE ......................................................................................................... 1 DOE REAL PROPERTY ............................................................................................... 2 REAL PROPERTY ASSETS VISION.......................................................................................

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Land Reclamation Act (Missouri)  

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It is the policy of the state to balance surface mining interests with the conservation of natural resources and land preservation. This Act authorizes the Land Reclamation Commission of the...

226

The Influence of Coastal Wetlands on Hurricane Surge and Damage with Application to Planning under Climate Change  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

uncertainties in the surge response arising from land cover for Texas central bays considering several land cover datasets. The uncertainties were quantified based on the mean maximum surge response and inundated area extent. Considering projected SLR...

Ferreira, Celso

2012-10-19T23:59:59.000Z

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NOWEGIS Report Cover | Department of Energy  

Energy Savers [EERE]

Cover NOWEGIS Cover.JPG More Documents & Publications 2013 Wind Technologies Market Report Cover 2014 Water Power Peer Review Report Cover Water Power For a Clean Energy Future...

228

Cover, IG-0620  

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

Department's Unclassified Cyber Department's Unclassified Cyber Security Program-2003 DOE/IG-0620 September 2003 -2- The evaluation disclosed that in many instances, the Department had not acted to identify, track, and correct previously reported issues in a timely manner. Management also had not established program-level performance metrics to guide cyber security program execution or evaluate performance. As a result, the Department's unclassified information systems remain vulnerable to attacks that may affect the availability or integrity of its information assets. In addition to sites and systems specifically covered during this evaluation, the Office of Inspector General has done extensive work in the area of cyber security and performance management at locations throughout the Department of Energy. Where relevant, we have

229

Book cover 1  

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Civil Rights Civil Rights Employee Concerns Program Fiscal Year 2008 Activity Report Message from the Director... The Employee Concerns Program was established as part of a Secretarial Initiative in 1996 to handle concerns filed by employees on a variety of issues ranging from health and safety to waste, fraud and abuse. This report covering fiscal year (FY) 2008 marks the thirteenth consecutive year the Department of Energy's (DOE) Employee Concerns Program (ECP) has produced and issued an Annual Report reviewing the complex-wide activity of the ECP. These reports provide an overview of important progress made during the year advancing the work and mission of the ECP, as well as highlighting trends of interest to Department administrators. In Fiscal Year 2008, 643 employees utilized the program, and filed 362 new concerns. Combined with a carry-

230

NERSC Journal Cover Stories  

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Liu2010.jpg Liu2010.jpg Methanol Synthesis from H2 and CO2 on a Mo6S8 Cluster: A Density Functional Study October 30, 2009 | Author(s): Ping Liu, YongMan Choi, Y. Yang and M. G. White | Source: J. Phys. Chem. A | Category: Chemistry | URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/jp906780a Download Image: Liu2010.jpg | jpg | 2.1 MB J. Phys. Chem. A, 2010, 114 (11), pp 3888-3895 Ott2006.jpg A New Mechanism for Gravitational-Wave Emission in Core-Collapse Supernovae May 26, 2006 | Author(s): Christian D. Ott, Adam Burrows, Luc Dessart, and Eli Livne | Source: Physical Review Letters | Category: Astrophysics | URL: http://link.aps.org/abstract/PRL/v96/e201102 Download Image: Ott2006.jpg | jpg | 111 KB Phys. Rev. Lett. » Volume 96 » Issue 20 DaughtonCoverPOP2013.png A review of pressure anisotropy caused by electron trapping in

231

Potential influence of climate-induced vegetation shifts on future land use and associated land carbon fluxes in Northern Eurasia  

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Climate change will alter ecosystem metabolism and may lead to a redistribution of vegetation and changes in fire regimes in Northern Eurasia over the 21st century. Land management decisions will interact with these ...

Kicklighter, D W

232

wei_aceee_cover  

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Building Distributed Energy Performance Building Distributed Energy Performance Optimization for China -- a Regional Analysis of Building Energy Costs and CO 2 Emissions Wei Feng 1 , Nan Zhou 1 , Chris Marnay 1 , Michael Stadler 1 , Judy Lai 1 , Qibo Liu 2 , and Fan Rui 3 1 Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 1 Cyclotron Road, MS90R1121, Berkeley CA 94720, U.S.A. 2 Department of Architecture, Chang An University, Chang'an Road 161, Xi'an Shaanxi Province, China 3 Tongji University, No.1239 Siping Road, Shanghai, China Environmental Energy Technologies Division 2012 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings August 12, 2012 - August 17, 2012, Asilomar Conference Center, Pacific Grove, CA http://eetd.lbl.gov/EA/EMP/emp-pubs.html This work was supported by the Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency and

233

Resource Assessment and Land Use Change  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

Presented at the U.S. Department of Energy Light Duty Vehicle Workshop in Washington, D.C. on July 26, 2010.

234

Farming: A Climate Change Culprit  

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Farming: A Climate Change Culprit Farming: A Climate Change Culprit Simulations run at NERSC show impact of land-use change on African monsoon precipitation June 7, 2014 | Tags:...

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Savannah River Site Land Use Plan - May, 2013 i SRNS-RP-2013-00162  

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Savannah River Site Land Use Plan - May, 2013 i Savannah River Site Land Use Plan - May, 2013 i SRNS-RP-2013-00162 Savannah River Site Land Use Plan - May, 2013 i Table of Contents 1.0 - Purpose p1 2.0 - Executive Summary p1 3.0 - SRS Land Use Overview p5 Assumptions Current Land Use Leases, Transfers and Other Land Use Actions Future Land Use Land Use Issues 4.0 - Land Use Planning and Control for Existing Missions p13 Cleanup, Production and Support Missions Natural and Cultural Resource Management 5.0 - Process for Future Land Use Changes p15 Introduction Process Overview Process Description 6.0 - Summary p19 7.0 - References p20 8.0 - Acronyms p21 Savannah River Site Land Use Plan - May, 2013 i

236

Covered Product Category: Enterprise Servers  

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The Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) provides acquisition guidance and Federal efficiency requirements for enterprise servers, which are covered by the ENERGY STAR program.

237

Microsoft Word - 01a - Cover  

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

equipment, parking lots, manhole covers, fences, sprinkler system, as well as fuel tanks; install exterior lighting, also includes replacing existing landscaping with...

238

Covered Product Category: Commercial Griddles  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

The Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) provides acquisition guidance for commercial griddles, which is a product category covered by the ENERGY STAR program

239

Covered Product Category: Commercial Ovens  

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The Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) provides acquisition guidance for commercial ovens, which is a product category covered by the ENERGY STAR program.

240

Probabilistic Set Covering with Correlations  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Jul 30, 2011 ... We conduct the first scenario-free investigation of the probabilistic set covering ...... Annals of Operations Research, 177:127137, 2010.

2011-07-30T23:59:59.000Z

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241

11554_cover_CR  

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NERSC 2005 Annual Report National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center 05 NERSC 2005 Annual Report National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory / 1 Cyclotron Road / Berkeley CA / 94720 LBNL-60296 The Year in Perspective 2 Research News 4 The Heat Is On 5 Burning Questions 9 Combustion Up Close 11 Hailstones in Hell 13 A Perfect Liquid 15 Whispers from Underground 18 Breaking Up Is Hard to Calculate 20 Talent Scouting 23 Surface Charge 25 Magnetic Disks in Space 26 Proteins in Motion 30 NERSC Users Honored 34 The NERSC Center 35 Science-Driven Computing 36 DOE Greenbook Published 36 NERSC's Five-Year Plan 36 DOE Review of NERSC 37 Organizational Changes 38 Science-Driven Systems 40 Two New Clusters: Jacquard and Bassi 40 New Visual Analytics Server:

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Bureau of Land Management - Land Use Planning | Open Energy Informatio...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Jump to: navigation, search OpenEI Reference LibraryAdd to library Web Site: Bureau of Land Management - Land Use Planning Abstract The BLM's Resource Management Plans (Land Use...

243

Water, Land and People  

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Water, Land and People Water, Land and People Nature Bulletin No. 251 January 8, 1983 Forest Preserve District of Cook County George W. Dunne, President Roland F. Eisenbeis, Supt. of Conservation WATER, LAND AND PEOPLE "Water, Land and People" is the title of a book which, like "Road to Survival", should be read by every American. Water, and its uses or control, has become a vital national problem. Some places, some years, we have too much of it and suffer disastrous floods. Elsewhere we have too little. In cities like New York and Los Angeles -- even in many inland towns -- and in the western lands which depend upon irrigation, the demand far exceeds the supply. Our Congress is beseeched for huge appropriations to provide flood control, navigation, electric power and irrigation.

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Global Change Master Directory | Data.gov  

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Global Change Master Directory Global Change Master Directory Energy Data Apps Maps Challenges Resources Blogs Let's Talk Energy Beta You are here Data.gov » Communities » Energy » Data Global Change Master Directory Dataset Summary Description The GCMD database holds more than 30,000 descriptions of Earth science data sets and services covering all aspects of Earth and environmental sciences. Tags {Agriculture,atmosphere,biosphere,bilogy,climate,cryosphere,"land surface",oceans,paleoclimate,"solid Earth",Sun,"terrestrial hydrosphere",NASA,GSFC,"Goddard Space Flight Center"} Dataset Ratings Overall 0 No votes yet Data Utility 0 No votes yet Usefulness 0 No votes yet Ease of Access 0 No votes yet Dataset Additional Information Last Updated 01-Jan-2010 Publisher National Aeronautics and Space Administration

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Technical support document for land application of sewage sludge. Volume 1. Final report  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

The document provides the technical background and justification for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) final regulation (40 CFR Part 503) covering the land application of sewage sludge. The document summarizes current practices in land application and presents data supporting the risk assessment methodology used to derive human health and environmental risk-based limits for contaminants in land applied sewage sludge. The management practices associated with land application are outlined and the different pathways by which contaminants reach highly-exposed individuals (HEIs) through land application are discussed.

Jones, A.; Beyer, L.; Rookwood, M.; Pacenka, J.; Bergin, J.

1992-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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land.PDF  

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

2 2 AUDIT REPORT SALE OF LAND AT OAK RIDGE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL OFFICE OF AUDIT SERVICES May 2001 DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Washington, DC 20585 May 7, 2001 MEMORANDUM FOR THE SECRETARY FROM: Gregory H. Friedman (Signed) Inspector General SUBJECT: INFORMATION: Audit Report on the "Sale of Land at Oak Ridge" BACKGROUND Under the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, the U.S. Department of Energy (Department) may sell land in the performance of identified programmatic functions. The functions specified in the Atomic Energy Act include encouraging scientific and industrial progress, controlling special nuclear

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Land Management - Hanford Site  

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land. Long-Term Stewardship For more information, contact the Site Real Estate Officer, Boyd Hathaway at (509) 376-7340 or by email at HBBoydHathaway@rl.gov. Last Updated 0331...

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Simulating Sustainability: Conjunctive Land and Water Management in the Upper  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Simulating Sustainability: Conjunctive Land and Water Management in the Upper Santa Cruz River Water Issue: Introduction and Context This research project addresses a chronic water management issue in Arizona: management and allocation of water supplies in areas undergoing rapid growth and land use changes

Fay, Noah

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Survey of Critical Wetlands Bureau of Land Management Lands  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Survey of Critical Wetlands Bureau of Land Management Lands South Park, Park County, Colorado 2003 Delivery Colorado State University #12;Survey of Critical Wetlands Bureau of Land Management Lands South place from unique wetlands to high quality grasslands to the bristlecone pine forests to its alpine

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Recent Trends in Land Tenure in Texas.  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

and a live- stock program was instituted. Long term cash leases presented problems during this period of fluctuating commodity prices, One- year farm rental agreements, on the other hand, failed to provide the necessary inducements for the long... ............................................................................. 24 Effect of changes in land tenure on community institutions .................... 25 Landlord-tenant relations ........................................................................................ 26 Farm rental agreements...

Motheral, Joe

1944-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

251

Water-Balance Cover Performance  

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

2011, Phoenix, AZ 2011, Phoenix, AZ Design and Installation of a Disposal Cell Cover Field Test C.H. Benson University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin W.J. Waugh S.M. Stoller Corporation, Grand Junction, Colorado W.H. Albright Desert Research Institute, Reno, Nevada G.M. Smith Geo-Smith Engineering, Grand Junction, Colorado R.P. Bush U.S. Department of Energy, Grand Junction, Colorado ABSTRACT The U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Legacy Management (LM) initiated a cover assessment project in September 2007 to evaluate an inexpensive approach to enhancing the hydrological performance of final covers for disposal cells. The objective is to accelerate and enhance natural processes that are transforming existing conventional covers, which rely on low-

252

Approximation Algorithms for Covering Problems  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

?-approximation for general CIP with {0, 1} variables [24].details of an extension to CIP with general upper bounds onCovering Integer Programs ( CIP ). Given a non-negative cost

Koufogiannakis, Christos

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Good covers are algorithmically unrecognizable  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

A good cover in R^d is a collection of open contractible sets in R^d such that the intersection of any subcollection is either contractible or empty. Motivated by an analogy with convex sets, intersection patterns of good covers were studied intensively. Our main result is that intersection patterns of good covers are algorithmically unrecognizable. More precisely, the intersection pattern of a good cover can be stored in a simplicial complex called nerve which records which subfamilies of the good cover intersect. A simplicial complex is topologically d-representable if it is isomorphic to the nerve of a good cover in R^d. We prove that it is algorithmically undecidable whether a given simplicial complex is topologically d-representable for any fixed d \\geq 5. As an auxiliary result we prove that if a simplicial complex is PL embeddable into R^d, then it is topologically d-representable. We also supply this result with showing that if a "sufficiently fine" subdivision of a k-dimensional complex is d-represen...

Tancer, Martin

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Linking Oil Prices, Gas Prices, Economy, Transport, and Land Use  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Linking Oil Prices, Gas Prices, Economy, Transport, and Land Use A Review of Empirical Findings Hongwei Dong, Ph.D. Candidate John D. Hunt, Professor John Gliebe, Assistant Professor #12;Framework Oil-run Short and Long-run #12;Topics covered by this presentation: Oil price and macro-economy Gas price

Bertini, Robert L.

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Career Map: Land Acquisition Specialist  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

The Wind Program's Career Map provides job description information for Land Acquisition Specialist positions.

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Cover  

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

Applicability of a Hybrid Retorting Applicability of a Hybrid Retorting Technology in the Green River Formation Prepared by INTEK, Inc. For the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Petroleum Reserves Naval Petroleum and Oil Shale Reserves S S e e p p t t e e m m b b e e r r 2 2 0 0 1 1 1 1 Acknowledgements This report was prepared by INTEK, Inc. for the Department of Energy (DOE), Office of Naval Petroleum and Oil Shale Reserves (DOE/NPOSR) as a part of the AOC Petroleum Support Services, LLC (AOC-PSS) Contract Number DE-FE0000175 (Task 30). Mr. James C. Killen of DOE served as Technical Monitor and Mr. Khosrow Biglarbigi of INTEK, Inc. served as the Project Manager. AOC-PSS and INTEK, Inc. gratefully acknowledge the efforts and contributions of INTEK personnel who

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Cover  

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Agenda Agenda The Second DOE International 1 April 29, 2005 Symposium on Artificial Sight Welcome to The Second DOE International Symposium on Artificial Sight April 29, 2005 Ft. Lauderdale, Florida 7:00 am REGISTRATION, CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST 8:00 Greetings and Introduction Mark S. Humayun, Symposium Chair, Doheny Eye Institute and University of Southern California Medical School Elias Greenbaum, Symposium Co-Chair, Oak Ridge National Laboratory 8:05 Michael V. Viola, Director, Medical Sciences Division, DOE Office of Biological and Environmental Research Dean A. Cole, Artificial Sight Program Manager, Medical Sciences Division, DOE Office of Biological and Environmental Research 8:20 Keynote Speaker Yasuo Tano, Osaka University - "Artificial Vision: Vision of a Newcomer"

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Cover  

Energy Savers [EERE]

water customers and other project-specific authorizations such as irrigation and fish and wildlife needs. Project use energy capital costs may be reimbursed through the...

259

Cover  

Energy Savers [EERE]

area of configuration and vulnerability management, we identified deficiencies in the patch management process for timely and secure installation of critical software patches,...

260

Siting Renewable Energy: Land Use and Regulatory Context  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

This article takes up the increasingly important land use question of siting for renewable energy. As concern over climate change grows, new policies are being crafted at all levels of government to support renewable energy as a way of reducing...

Outka, Uma

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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261

Land-use Leakage  

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Leakage occurs whenever actions to mitigate greenhouse gas emissions in one part of the world unleash countervailing forces elsewhere in the world so that reductions in global emissions are less than emissions mitigation in the mitigating region. While many researchers have examined the concept of industrial leakage, land-use policies can also result in leakage. We show that land-use leakage is potentially as large as or larger than industrial leakage. We identify two potential land-use leakage drivers, land-use policies and bioenergy. We distinguish between these two pathways and run numerical experiments for each. We also show that the land-use policy environment exerts a powerful influence on leakage and that under some policy designs leakage can be negative. International offsets are a potential mechanism to communicate emissions mitigation beyond the borders of emissions mitigating regions, but in a stabilization regime designed to limit radiative forcing to 3.7 2/m2, this also implies greater emissions mitigation commitments on the part of mitigating regions.

Calvin, Katherine V.; Edmonds, James A.; Clarke, Leon E.; Bond-Lamberty, Benjamin; Kim, Son H.; Wise, Marshall A.; Thomson, Allison M.; Kyle, G. Page

2009-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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1995 Report on Hanford site land disposal restrictions for mixed waste  

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This report was submitted to meet the requirements of Hanford Federal Facility Agreement and Consent Order Milestone M-26-01E. This milestone requires the preparation of an annual report that covers characterization, treatment, storage, minimization, and other aspects of land disposal restricted mixed waste at the Hanford Site. The U.S. Department of Energy, its predecessors, and contractors at the Hanford Site were involved in the production and purification of nuclear defense materials from the early 1940s to the late 1980s. These production activities have generated large quantities of liquid and solid radioactive mixed waste. This waste is subject to regulation under authority of both the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act of 1976 and Atomic Energy Act of 1954. This report covers mixed waste only. The Washington State Department of Ecology, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and U.S. Department of Energy have entered into an agreement, the Hanford Federal Facility Agreement and Consent Order (commonly referred to as the Tri-Party Agreement) to bring the Hanford Site operations into compliance with dangerous waste regulations. The Tri-Party Agreement required development of the original land disposal restrictions (LDRs) plan and its annual updates to comply with LDR requirements for radioactive mixed waste. This report is the fifth update of the plan first issued in 1990. Tri-Party Agreement negotiations completed in 1993 and approved in January 1994 changed and added many new milestones. Most of the changes were related to the Tank Waste Remediation System and these changes are incorporated into this report.

Black, D.G.

1995-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Federal Energy Management Program: Covered Product Categories  

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Covered Product Covered Product Categories to someone by E-mail Share Federal Energy Management Program: Covered Product Categories on Facebook Tweet about Federal Energy Management Program: Covered Product Categories on Twitter Bookmark Federal Energy Management Program: Covered Product Categories on Google Bookmark Federal Energy Management Program: Covered Product Categories on Delicious Rank Federal Energy Management Program: Covered Product Categories on Digg Find More places to share Federal Energy Management Program: Covered Product Categories on AddThis.com... Energy-Efficient Products Federal Requirements Covered Product Categories Product Designation Process Low Standby Power Energy & Cost Savings Calculators Model Acquisitions Language Working Group Resources Technology Deployment

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Toward A National Early Warning System for Forest Disturbances Using Remotely Sensed Land Surface Phenology  

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We are using a statistical clustering method for delineating homogeneous ecoregions as a basis for identifying disturbances in forests through time over large areas, up to national and global extents. Such changes can be shown relative to past conditions, or can be predicted relative to present conditions, as with forecasts of future climatic change. This quantitative ecoregion approach can be used to predict destinations for populations whose local environments are forecast to become unsuitable and are forced to migrate as their habitat shifts, and is also useful for predicting the susceptibility of new locations to invasive species like Sudden Oak Death. EFETAC and our sister western center WWETAC, along with our NASA and ORNL collaborators, are designing a new national-scale early warning system for forest threats, called FIRST. Envisioned as a change-detection system, FIRST will identify all land surface cover changes at the MODIS observational scale, and then try to discriminate normal, expected seasonal changes from locations having unusual activity that may represent potential forest threats. As a start, we have developed new national data sets every 16 days from 2002 through 2008, based on land surface phenology, or timing of leaf-out in the spring and brown-down in the fall. Changes in such phenological maps will be shown to contain important information about vegetation health status across the United States. The standard deviation of the duration of fall can be mapped, showing places where length of fall is relatively constant or is variable in length from year to year.

HargroveJr., William Walter [USDA Forest Service; Spruce, Joe [NASA Stennis Space Center; Gasser, Gerry [NASA Stennis Space Center; Hoffman, Forrest M [ORNL

2009-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A framework for benchmarking land models  

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Land models, which have been developed by the modeling community in the past few decades to predict future states of ecosystems and climate, have to be critically evaluated for their performance skills of simulating ecosystem responses and feedback to climate change. Benchmarking is an emerging procedure to measure performance of models against a set of defined standards. This paper proposes a benchmarking framework for evaluation of land model performances and, meanwhile, highlights major challenges at this infant stage of benchmark analysis. The framework includes (1) targeted aspects of model performance to be evaluated, (2) a set of benchmarks as defined references to test model performance, (3) metrics to measure and compare performance skills among models so as to identify model strengths and deficiencies, and (4) model improvement. Land models are required to simulate exchange of water, energy, carbon and sometimes other trace gases between the atmosphere and land surface, and should be evaluated for their simulations of biophysical processes, biogeochemical cycles, and vegetation dynamics in response to climate change across broad temporal and spatial scales. Thus, one major challenge is to select and define a limited number of benchmarks to effectively evaluate land model performance. The second challenge is to develop metrics of measuring mismatches between models and benchmarks. The metrics may include (1) a priori thresholds of acceptable model performance and (2) a scoring system to combine datamodel mismatches for various processes at different temporal and spatial scales. The benchmark analyses should identify clues of weak model performance to guide future development, thus enabling improved predictions of future states of ecosystems and climate. The near-future research effort should be on development of a set of widely acceptable benchmarks that can be used to objectively, effectively, and reliably evaluate fundamental properties of land models to improve their prediction performance skills.

Luo, Yiqi; Randerson, J.; Abramowitz, G.; Bacour, C.; Blyth, E.; Carvalhais, N.; Ciais, Philippe; Dalmonech, D.; Fisher, J.B.; Fisher, R.; Friedlingstein, P.; Hibbard, Kathleen A.; Hoffman, F. M.; Huntzinger, Deborah; Jones, C.; Koven, C.; Lawrence, David M.; Li, D.J.; Mahecha, M.; Niu, S.L.; Norby, Richard J.; Piao, S.L.; Qi, X.; Peylin, P.; Prentice, I.C.; Riley, William; Reichstein, M.; Schwalm, C.; Wang, Y.; Xia, J. Y.; Zaehle, S.; Zhou, X. H.

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Managing carbon in a multiple use world: The implications of land-use decision context for carbon management  

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Managing carbon in a multiple use world: The implications of land-use decision context for carbon, Boulder, 80309-0488, United States 1. Introduction Carbon management through changes in land, 2010). Human land-use change is the second largest contributor of increasing carbon dioxide

Neff, Jason

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About PPPL On The Cover  

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#12;About PPPL On The Cover This publication highlights activities at the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) is dedicated to developing the scientific and technological knowledge base for fusion manages PPPL under contract with the U.S. Department of Energy. The fiscal year 2004 budget

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Covered Product Category: Commercial Dishwashers  

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The Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) provides acquisition guidance for commercial dishwashers, which is a product category covered by the ENERGY STAR program. Federal laws and executive orders mandate that agencies meet these efficiency requirements in all procurement and acquisition actions that are not specifically exempted by law.

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Covered Product Category: Imaging Equipment  

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FEMP provides acquisition guidance and Federal efficiency requirements across a variety of product categories, including imaging equipment, which is covered by the ENERGY STAR program. Federal laws and requirements mandate that agencies meet these efficiency requirements in all procurement and acquisition actions that are not specifically exempted by law.

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About PPPL On The Cover  

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#12;About PPPL On The Cover This publication highlights activities at the Princeton Plasma Physics, the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) is dedicated to de- veloping the scientific and technological constructed at the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory in partnership with the Oak Ridge National Laboratory

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Bureau of Land Management - Land Use Planning Handbook | Open...  

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Bureau of Land Management - Land Use Planning Handbook Jump to: navigation, search OpenEI Reference LibraryAdd to library PermittingRegulatory Guidance - GuideHandbook: Bureau of...

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Cover Sheet-Executive Summary_TOC_041912_MM  

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Final Environmental Impact Statement Final Environmental Impact Statement Grapevine Canyon Wind Project May 2012 Lead Agency: U.S. Department of Energy, Western Area Power Administration Cooperating Agencies: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Coconino National Forest Arizona State Land Department Volume II AREA POWER ADMINISTRATION DOCUMENT CONTENTS VOLUME I Cover Sheet Front Matter: Table of Contents, List of Figures and Tables, Index, Acronyms and Units of Measure Executive Summary Chapter 1: Purpose and Need Chapter 2: Proposed Action and Alternatives Chapter 3: Affected Environment and Environmental Consequences

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MODIS Land Products Subsets  

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Presentations Presentations Web and Web Services based tool that provides Subsets and Visualization of MODIS land products to facilitate land validation and field site characterization. S.K. Santhana Vannan; R. B. Cook; B. E. Wilson. AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, December 14-18 2009 MODIS Land Product Subsets,S.K. Santhana Vannan; R. B. Cook. November, 2009 MODIS Web Service, S.K. Santhana Vannan. ORNL DAAC UWG Meeting, May 2009 Subsetting Tools for MODIS Land Products: Time-series data for field sites, R. B. Cook, S. M. Margle, S. K. Santhana Vannan, S. K. Holladay, and T. W. Beaty. Global Vegetation Workshop, Missoula MT, August 8-10, 2006 MODIS ASCII Subsets, R. B. Cook. May 2006 Subsets of Remote Sensing Products for AmeriFlux Sites: MODIS ASCII Subsets, AmeriFlux Annual Meeting, R. B. Cook, S. M. Margle, S. K. Holladay, F. A. Heinsch, and C. B. Schaaf. October 5-7, 2004, Boulder, Colorado

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Household Vehicles Energy Use Cover Page  

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

Household Vehicles Energy Use Cover Page Glossary Home > Households, Buildings & Industry >Transportation Surveys > Household Vehicles Energy Use Cover Page Contact Us * Feedback *...

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Interim Report: CHEMICAL SPECIES OF MIGRATING RADIONUCLIDES AT COMMERCIAL SHALLOW LAND BURIAL SITES  

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This is the first quarterly report for .the project "Chemical Species of Migrating Radionuclides at Commercial Shallow Land Burial Site" under the new reporting schedule requested by the sponsor. Future reports will be issued following each fiscal quarter, with the next report scheduled in October, 1982. The primary purpose of this project is to develop an understanding of the processes responsible for radionuclide migration at low-level waste burial sites. Chemical measurements of waste trench leachate and identification of chemical changes in leachate during migration will provide a basis for geochemical waste transport models. This project will produce for the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission information to support guidance for implementation of 10 CFR 61, particularly in the development of criteria for low level waste disposal site selection, management, permanent closure and monitoring. Topics covered include: Experimental Trench and Well Study; Chemical Species Characterization; Specific Radionuclide Mapping; Organic Complexing Compounds,

Kirby,, L. J.; Rickard,, W. H.; Toste,, A. P.

1982-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Sky Cover from MFRSR Observations  

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The diffuse all-sky surface irradiances measured at two nearby wavelengths in the visible spectral range and their model clear-sky counterparts are two main components of a new method for estimating the fractional sky cover of different cloud types, including cumulus clouds. The performance of this method is illustrated using 1-min resolution data from ground-based Multi-Filter Rotating Shadowband Radiometer (MFRSR). The MFRSR data are collected at the U.S. Department of Energy Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Climate Research Facility (ACRF) Southern Great Plains (SGP) site during the summer of 2007 and represent 13 days with cumulus clouds. Good agreement is obtained between estimated values of the fractional sky cover and those provided by a well-established independent method based on broadband observations.

Kassianov, Evgueni I.; Barnard, James C.; Berg, Larry K.; Flynn, Connor J.; Long, Charles N.

2011-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Land reclamation on the Nevada Test Site: A field tour  

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An all-day tour to observe and land reclamation on the Nevada Test Site was conducted in conjunction with the 8th Wildland Shrub and Arid Land Restoration Symposium. Tour participants were introduced to the US Department of Energy reclamation programs for Yucca Mountain Site Characterization Project and Treatability Studies for Soil Media (TSSM) Project. The tour consisted of several stops that covered a variety of topics and studies including revegetation by seeding, topsoil stockpile stabilization, erosion control, shrub transplanting, shrub herbivory, irrigation, mulching, water harvesting, and weather monitoring.

Winkel, V.K.; Ostler, W.K.

1993-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Using Unmanned Helicopters to Assess Vegetation Cover in Sagebrush Steppe Ecosystems  

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Evaluating vegetation cover is an important factor in understanding the sustainability of many ecosystems. Methods that have sufficient accuracy and improved cost efficiency could dramatically alter how biotic resources are monitored on both public and private lands. This will be of interest to land managers because there are rarely enough resource specialists or funds available for comprehensive ground evaluations. In this project, unmanned helicopters were used to collect still-frame imagery to assess vegetation cover during May, June, and July in 2005. The images were used to estimate percent cover for six vegetative cover classes (shrub, dead shrub, grass, forbs, litter, and bare ground). The field plots were located on the INL site west of Idaho Falls, Idaho. Ocular assessments of digital imagery were performed using a software program called SamplePoint, and the results were compared against field measurements collected using a point-frame method to assess accuracy. The helicopter imagery evaluation showed a high degree of agreement with field cover class values for litter, bare ground, and grass, and reasonable agreement for dead shrubs. Shrub cover was often overestimated and forbs were generally underestimated. The helicopter method took 45% less time than the field method to set plots and collect and analyze data. This study demonstrates that UAV technology provides a viable method for monitoring vegetative cover on rangelands in less time and with lower costs. Tradeoffs between cost and accuracy are critical management decisions that are important when managing vegetative conditions across vast sagebrush ecosystems throughout the Intermountain West.

Robert P. Breckenridge; Maxine Dakins; Stephen Bunting; Jerry Harbour; Randy Lee

2012-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Agriculture, Forestry and Other Land Use Mitigation Project Database | Open  

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Agriculture, Forestry and Other Land Use Mitigation Project Database Agriculture, Forestry and Other Land Use Mitigation Project Database Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: Agriculture, Forestry and Other Land Use Mitigation Project Database Agency/Company /Organization: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Sector: Land Focus Area: Forestry, Agriculture Resource Type: Dataset Website: www.fao.org/climatechange/67148/en/ RelatedTo: Mitigation of Climate Change in Agriculture (MICCA) Project Agriculture, Forestry and Other Land Use Mitigation Project Database Screenshot References: AFOLU Mitigation Database[1] Global Survey of Agricultural Mitigation Projects Paper[2] "The AFOLU MP database endeavors to gather information on all mitigation activities currently ongoing within the agricultural and forestry sectors

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Land Stewardship | Department of Energy  

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Land Stewardship Land Stewardship Land Stewardship Mission The team advocates improved ecosystem health on LM properties in accordance with DOE Order 430.1B, Real Property Asset Management; federal regulations, such as the Endangered Species Act, the Noxious Weed Act, and the Wetlands and Floodplains Act; and in consideration of LM agreements with regulatory agencies and tribes. The team advocates identifying and proposing land management improvements on LM sites that are beneficial to ecosystems and improve remedy sustainability. Improvements are implemented with consideration of adjacent land uses, owners, and political entities. Success is defined when measurable parameters are achieved. Scope The team identifies and evaluates proposals to enhance ecosystem health at

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FROM THE COVER Detecting genotypic changes associated with selective  

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Laval, 1030 avenue de la Medecine, Quebec, Quebec, Canada G1V 0A6, Service de la faune aquatique, Ministere des For^ets, de la Faune et des Parcs du Quebec, Quebec, Canada G1S 4X4 Abstract Wild populations

Bernatchez, Louis

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Cover Illustration by Stephen Anderson  

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. . . . . . . 71 The Changing Energy Mix After World War I . . . 72 Experiments With Oil Shale . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 74 Liquid Fuels From Coal: A Transatlantic...

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land requirements | OpenEI  

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requirements requirements Dataset Summary Description This dataset is part of a larger internal dataset at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) that explores various characteristics of large solar electric (both PV and CSP) facilities around the United States. This dataset focuses on the land use characteristics for solar facilities that are either under construction or currently in operation. Source Land-Use Requirements for Solar Power Plants in the United States Date Released June 25th, 2013 (5 months ago) Date Updated Unknown Keywords acres area average concentrating solar power csp Density electric hectares km2 land land requirements land use land-use mean photovoltaic photovoltaics PV solar statistics Data application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.spreadsheetml.sheet icon Master Solar Land Use Spreadsheet (xlsx, 1.5 MiB)

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land use | OpenEI  

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use use Dataset Summary Description This dataset is part of a larger internal dataset at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) that explores various characteristics of large solar electric (both PV and CSP) facilities around the United States. This dataset focuses on the land use characteristics for solar facilities that are either under construction or currently in operation. Source Land-Use Requirements for Solar Power Plants in the United States Date Released June 25th, 2013 (5 months ago) Date Updated Unknown Keywords acres area average concentrating solar power csp Density electric hectares km2 land land requirements land use land-use mean photovoltaic photovoltaics PV solar statistics Data application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.spreadsheetml.sheet icon Master Solar Land Use Spreadsheet (xlsx, 1.5 MiB)

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GRR/Section 3-AK-e - Land Use Permit | Open Energy Information  

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3-AK-e - Land Use Permit 3-AK-e - Land Use Permit < GRR Jump to: navigation, search GRR-logo.png GEOTHERMAL REGULATORY ROADMAP Roadmap Home Roadmap Help List of Sections Section 3-AK-e - Land Use Permit 03AKELandUsePermit.pdf Click to View Fullscreen Contact Agencies Alaska Department of Natural Resources Alaska Division of Mining Land and Water Regulations & Policies Alaska Statutes Alaska Administrative Code Triggers None specified Click "Edit With Form" above to add content 03AKELandUsePermit.pdf Error creating thumbnail: Page number not in range. Error creating thumbnail: Page number not in range. Error creating thumbnail: Page number not in range. Flowchart Narrative A land use permit in Alaska covers a number of uses of state land that are less invasive and do not require a full property interest such as a lease

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Swimming Pool Covers | Department of Energy  

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Swimming Pool Covers Swimming Pool Covers Swimming Pool Covers May 29, 2012 - 6:40pm Addthis Swimming Pool Covers What does this mean for me? Pool covers minimize evaporation from both outdoor and indoor pools. Covering a pool when it is not in use is the single most effective means of reducing pool heating costs. Savings of 50%-70% are possible. You can significantly reduce swimming pool heating costs by using a pool cover. On the following pages, see the tables showing the costs of heating pools with and without pool covers in different U.S. cities: Estimating Heat Pump Swimming Pool Heater Costs and Savings Estimating Swimming Pool Gas Heating Costs and Savings Use of a pool cover also can help reduce the size of a solar pool heating system, which can save money. How They Work

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Absentee Landowners Near a Military Installation in Texas: Use, Motivation, and Emotional Tie to their Land  

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.......................................................... 97 Family land. ........................................................................................................................... 98 Leasing land.... ......................................................................................................................... 117 Leasing land. ....................................................................................................................... 118 Hunting on land...

Dankert, Amber 1980-

2012-12-20T23:59:59.000Z

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Stakeholder Engagement and Outreach: Wind Power on Public Lands  

Wind Powering America (EERE)

Resources Public Power Regional Activities State Activities State Lands Siting Wind Power on Public Lands Through its programs at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and partners, Wind Powering America is assisting with the evaluation of wind energy development on public lands. The cover of the publication. Federal Wind Energy Assistance through NREL The National Renewable Energy Laboratory assists with wind resource assessment and development activities initiated by federal agencies to facilitate distributed renewable energy projects at federal agency sites. This brief outlines the process for requesting National Renewable Energy Laboratory assistance with federal wind energy projects. Army National Guard NREL provided the Army National Guard at Fort Carson, Colorado, with a 50-m

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Evaluating land application effects  

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The Philadelphia, PA Water Department embarked on a land application program of its treated wastewater sludge in 1977. Initially, liquid sludge averaging from 1-5% solids was applied to approximately 400 acres of corn, soybeans, and sod at rates sufficient to supply crop nitrogen needs. During the 1978 through 1984 growing seasons, crops and soils were monitored for heavy metals (bioavailability of cadmium, copper, nickel, chromium, lead and zinc) and in 1984 for PCB accumulation. This report summarizes results of the monitoring program until 1984.

Sarkis, K. (Philadelphia Water Department, PA (USA))

1987-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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2013 Wind Technologies Market Report Cover | Department of Energy  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

Market Report Cover 2013 Wind Technologies Market Report Cover 2013 Wind Technologies Market Report Cover.JPG More Documents & Publications NOWEGIS Report Cover 2014 Water...

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Forest Research: Climate Change  

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Forest Research: Climate Change projects Forest Research is part of the Forestry Commission of climate change-related research is wide-ranging, covering impact assessment and monitoring, adaptation around a quarter of its research budget with Forest Research on climate change and related programmes

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Microsoft Word - Cover Sheet - 020711  

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

II: Comment Response Document II: Comment Response Document COVER SHEET RESPONSIBLE AGENCY: United States (U.S.) Department of Energy (DOE), National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) TITLE: Final Site-Wide Environmental Impact Statement for the Y-12 National Security Complex (DOE/EIS-0387) (Final Y-12 SWEIS) CONTACT: For further information on this SWEIS, For general information on the DOE contact: National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) process, contact: Pam Gorman Carol Borgstrom, Director Y-12 SWEIS Document Manager Office of NEPA Policy and Compliance, GC-54 Y-12 Site Office U.S. Department of Energy 800 Oak Ridge Turnpike 1000 Independence Avenue, SW Suite A-500 Washington, DC 20585 Oak Ridge, TN 37830 (202) 586-4600 (865) 576-9903 or leave a message at 1-800-472-2756

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MODIS Land Products Subsets  

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Geography of the MODIS Land Subsets for selected Field Sites Geography of the MODIS Land Subsets for selected Field Sites The 7- x 7-km grid containing the field or tower site is provided to enable comparison of pixel values of MODIS products with field data collected at a site. The values are intended to be examined over time either as a collection of individual values or combined (e.g., the average and range) within a 3- x 3-km grid or a 5- x 5-km grid around the site. Examples of analyses using the ASCII subset data can be found in presentations. If users would like to examine the MODIS data spatially in a map, we suggest that they obtain the GeoTIFF subsets or MODIS products from the LP DAAC. Please note that the grid and pixel sizes are not exact multiples of 1 km, but are only approximations. For instance, the grid and pixel size for the 1 km Sinusoidal grid is approximately 926 m. For additional information, please view the MODIS Web site.

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Environmental Change Institute Environmental Change Institute  

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the functioning of forest ecosystems 16 Governing the world's tropical forests 18 Modelling new patterns of change Analysing water risks in a changing climate 34 A history of achievements Main cover photo: Wych Elm affecting it. We operate at global, national and local levels, working in partnership with people who can

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Land Energy | Open Energy Information  

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on harnessing biomass. Activities include wood-pellet production, biomass-combined heat and power and forestry and energy-crop development. References: Land Energy1 This...

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Covered Product Category: Light Fixtures (Luminaires) | Department...  

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Fixtures (Luminaires) Covered Product Category: Light Fixtures (Luminaires) The Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) provides acquisition guidance and Federal efficiency...

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Cenozoic deformation in the George V Land continental margin (East Antarctica)  

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This investigation is based on the analysis of multichannel seismic data collected in the continental shelf of the George V Land, between 140E and 155E on the East Antarctic margin. Most of the East Antarctic continental shelf is covered by permanent, thick sea and terrestrial ice and it is therefore still unexplored. This is the reason why the tectonic deformation affecting the Antarctic margin during the Mesozoic rift from the Australian plate and the Cenozoic post-rift phase is poorly known. The few coastal polynyas (such as the Mertz polynya, in the George V Land continental shelf) are the only places where the oldest sedimentary section can be studied with the existing technology. The data presented were not collected to address tectonic questions, however the relevance of this study is to document for the first time the occurrence of rift and post-rift tectonic structures in the sedimentary section near the coast, where the oldest sediment section is shallowest. These considerations are particularly relevant as Mertz-Ninnis trough, also known as George V Basin is located near the area of transition (around the Spencer Fracture Zone) between the extensionally-dominated Wilkes LandGreat Australian Bight Basin conjugate segment of the AustralianAntarctic Rift and the transtensional, strike-slip kinematics of the Otway BasinSouth Tasman RiseOates Land segment. The tectonic structure in the George V Land sector presented in this study is two-fold with two rift phases: one being connected to the breakup process and the later one associated to a change in plate rotation. A former extensional phase opened structural grabens, with axis oriented WNWESE and possibly NESW. A latter transpressional phase reactivated previous structures and tilted, faulted and folded sedimentary strata, located in the inner continental shelf. The first tectonic phase is likely related with the Cretaceous rifting between the Antarctic and Australian plates. The second tectonic phase might be related to the onset of the fast spreading phase of PacificIndian Ocean, that caused uplift, inversion and folding of post-rift strata in a narrow eastwest oriented region, near coastal basement outcrop, in PaleoceneEocene times.

Laura De Santis; Giuliano Brancolini; Federica Donda; Phil O'Brien

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Cycle cover with short cycles Nicole Immorlica  

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Introduction Given a graph and a subset of marked elements (nodes, edges, or some combination thereof), a cycleCycle cover with short cycles Nicole Immorlica£ Mohammad Mahdian£ Vahab S. Mirrokni£ Abstract Cycle for variants of cycle covering problems which bound the size and/or length of the covering cycles

Immorlica, Nicole

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Textures and covering based rough sets  

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This paper introduces the relations between covering and dicovering in the framework of rough sets. The natural counterpart of a covering in textures is given by a family of pairs of sets which is called a dicovering. This leads us to two dual concepts ... Keywords: Covering based approximation operators, Dicovering, Rough set, Textural rough set, Texture space

Murat Diker; Ay?egl Altay U?ur

2012-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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MONITORING THE PERFORMANCE OF AN ALTERNATIVE COVER USING CAISSON LYSIMETERS  

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The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) office in Grand Junction, Colorado, and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Region 8, collaborated on a series of field lysimeter studies to design and monitor the performance of an alternative cover for a uranium mill tailings disposal cell at the Monticello, Utah, Superfund Site. Because groundwater recharge is naturally limited at Monticello in areas with thick loess soils, DOE and EPA chose to design a cover for Monticello using local soils and a native plant community to mimic this natural soilwater balance. Two large drainage lysimeters fabricated of corrugated steel culvert lined with high-density polyethylene were installed to evaluate the hydrological and ecological performance of an alternative cover design constructed in 2000 on the disposal cell. Unlike conventional, lowpermeability designs, this cover relies on (1) the water storage capacity of a 163-cm soil sponge layer overlying a sand-and-gravel capillary barrier to retain precipitation while plants are dormant and (2) native vegetation to remove precipitation during the growing season. The sponge layer consists of a clay loam subsoil compacted to 1.65 g/cm2 in one lysimeter and a loam topsoil compacted to 1.45 g/cm2 in the other lysimeter, representing the range of as-built conditions constructed in the nearby disposal cell cover. About 0.1 mm of drainage occurred in both lysimeters during an average precipitation year and before they were planted, an amount well below the EPA target of <3.0 mm/yr. However, the cover with less compacted loam topsoil sponge had a 40% greater water storage capacity than the cover with overly compacted clay loam subsoil sponge. The difference is attributable in part to higher green leaf area and water extraction by plants in the loam topsoil. The lesson learned is that seemingly subtle differences in soil types, sources, and compaction can result in salient differences in performance. Diverse, seeded communities of predominantly native perennial species were established on both lysimeters during an extended 3-yr drought, highlighting the importance of a sound understanding of the local ecology and of implementing the science and methods of disturbed-land revegetation.

Waugh, W.J. [S.M. Stoller Corporation; Smith, G.M.; Mushovic, P.S.; none,

2004-02-29T23:59:59.000Z

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legal_land_01  

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DIVISION DIRECTOR EXECUTIVE SECRETARY L. DEVITO ASSISTANT DIVISION DIRECTOR J. HLAVACIK ESH COORDINATOR E. CHANG E. BENDA M. BOSEK (B. BRAJUSKOVIC) D. CAPATINA J. CARTER L....

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MODIS Land Products Subsets  

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Data for Selected Field Sites (n=1147) Data for Selected Field Sites (n=1147) Obtain MODIS data for areas centered on selected field sites or flux towers from around the world. The goal of the MODIS Subsets for Selected Field Sites is to prepare summaries of selected MODIS Land Products for the community to use for validation of models and remote sensing products and to characterize field sites. Search for data: By Site from a Map Server from Google Earth (Install Google Earth) From FTP site (ASCII) Methods Data products were first subsetted from one or more 1200x1200-km MODIS tiles to 25 x 25-km arrays by the MODIS Science Data Support Team (MODAPS). These products were further subsetted (7x7) and reformatted from their native HDF-EOS to ASCII using version 2.2 of the MODIS Reprojection Tool (MRT) in combination with code developed at the ORNL DAAC.

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MODIS Land Products Subsets  

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MODIS ASCII Subset Products - FTP Access MODIS ASCII Subset Products - FTP Access All of the MODIS ASCII Subsets are available from the ORNL DAAC's ftp site. The directory structure of the ftp site is based on the abbreviated names for the MODIS Products. Terra MODIS products are abbreviated "MOD", Aqua MODIS products are abbreviated "MYD" and combined Terra and Aqua MODIS products are abbreviated "MCD". The abbreviated names also include the version number (also known as collection). For specific products, please refer to the following table: Product Acronym Spatial Resolution Temporal Frequency Terra V005 SIN Aqua V005 SIN Terra/Aqua Combined V005 SIN Surface Reflectance SREF 500 m 8 day composites MOD09A1 MYD09A1 ---------- Land Surface Temperature and Emissivity TEMP 1 km 8 day composites MOD11A2 MYD11A2 ----------

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Clearing Debris from Land  

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equipment ? You can use power saws, tractors, bulldozers, and trucks to move fallen trees. If you have access only to small equip- ment, remove tree roots and small limbs before attempting to clear the area. ? Type of debris ? Different vegetation... ? It is dangerous to use a tractor to push debris into gullies. Burning ? Let trees dry until the foliage begins to fall. ? Put debris in large, compact piles and cover with fuel oil. ? Stoke piles, keeping the fire alive until all woody material is burned...

McFarland, Mark L.

2005-09-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Cover Page of Household Vehicles Energy Use: Latest Data & Trends  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Household Vehicles Energy Use Cover Page Cover Page of Household Vehicles Energy Use: Latest Data & Trends...

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Hydrological investigations of forest disturbance and land cover impacts in SouthEast Asia: a review  

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...Phipun district from rainforest to rubber plan- tation may have contributed to the landsliding...care has to be taken to ensure methods or plans are appropriate for the environment concerned...Bosch, J. M. & Hewlett, J. D. 1982 A review of catchment experiments to determine the...

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Object-Oriented Land-Cover Classification Using Aerial Photography in Semi-Arid Area  

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Urban tree Urban grass Swimming pool Single residential Building Soil Urban tree Urban grass Swimming cropland Orchard Building Soil Urban tree Urban grass Swimming pool Building Soil Road Lake pool Road Grass Natural soil/rock Tree/Shrub Water Commercial building Residential building Mall

Hall, Sharon J.

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Hydrological investigations of forest disturbance and land cover impacts in SouthEast Asia: a review  

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...crop and timber production. Scienti c work...from rainforest to rubber plan- tation may...sustained crop production has applied a common...shifting cultivation, rubber, orchard, eld crop and agroforestry production experience soil...

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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RESEARCH ARTICLE Implications of shared edge length between land cover types  

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construction since the early 1900s. At the same time, ecological health and environmental qual- ity have been (Rizkalla and Swihart 2006). Water pollution is the most serious environmental problem in north-central In, industrialization and urbanization have increased, agricultural fields have been abandoned and hence some recovery

Swihart, Robert K. "Rob"

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INTRODUCTIONINTRODUCTION Residential landscapes represent a large percentage of urban land cover (Martin et al.  

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. A. Pickett. 2006. Characterization of households and its implications for the vegetation of urban.0001) ·negative relationship between % Hispanic and Shrubs (F=10.1599, r2=0.21 P=0.0029). The ordination

Hall, Sharon J.

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Land application and distribution and marketing of sewage sludge: technical support document  

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This document provides the technical background and justification for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) proposed regulation (40 CFR Part 503) covering the land application and distribution and marketing of sewage sludge. The document summarizes current practices in land application and presents data supporting the risk-assessment methodology used to derive human health and environmental risk-based limits for contaminants in land-applied sewage sludge. The underlying assumptions of the methodology, embodied in a series of computer models, are discussed, and the risk-based contaminant limits derived by the models are presented. The three management practices associated with land application are outlined, and the twelve different pathways by which contaminants reach most-exposed individuals through land application are discussed.

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Land Record System PIA, Bonneville Power Administration | Department...  

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Land Record System PIA, Bonneville Power Administration Land Record System PIA, Bonneville Power Administration Land Record System PIA, Bonneville Power Administration Land Record...

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Harmonization of Land-Use Scenarios for the Period 1500-2100: 600 Years of Global Gridded Annual Land-Use Transitions, Wood Harvest, and Resulting Secondary Lands  

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In preparation for the fifth Assessment Report (AR5) of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the international community is developing new advanced Earth System Models (ESM) to assess the combined effects of human activities (e.g. land use and fossil fuel emissions) on the carbon-climate system. In addition, four Representative Concentration Pathway (RCP) scenarios of the future (2005-2100) are being provided by four Integrated Assessment Model (IAM) teams to be used as input to the ESMs for future carbon-climate projections (Moss et al., 2010). The diversity of approaches and requirements among IAMs and ESMs for tracking land-use change, along with the dependence of model projections on land-use history, presents a challenge for effectively passing data between these communities and for smoothly transitioning from the historical estimates to future projections. Here, a harmonized set of land-use scenarios are presented that smoothly connects historical reconstructions of land use with future projections, in the format required by ESMs.

Hurtt, George; Chini, Louise Parsons; Frolking, Steve; Betts, Richard; Feddema, Johannes; Fischer, Gavin M.; Fisk, J.P.; Hibbard, Kathleen A.; Houghton, R. A.; Janetos, Anthony C.; Jones, C.; Kindermann, G.; Kinoshita, Tsuguki; Goldeweijk, Kees K.; Riahi, Keywan; Shevliakova, Elena; Smith, Steven J.; Stehfest, Eike; Thomson, Allison M.; Thornton, P.; Van Vuuren, Detlef; Wang, Y.

2011-08-08T23:59:59.000Z

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The influence of deer hunting leases on land values in Brazos County, Texas  

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landowners have changed from season leasing to day leasing. In conjunction with the increasing interest in deer hunting, there has been a simultaneous increase in the sale value of agricult, ur- al land. This speculative correlation justifies a detailed... leasing activities are capitalized into agricultural land values. 2. To estimate the portion of the sale value of agricultural land attributable to deer hunting leases and compare this value with the capitalized value of deer hunting leases...

Andrews, Francis Boyd

1965-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

315

Microsoft Word - k-25 cover  

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K-25 K-25 Building Decontamination and Decommissioning Project DOE/IG-0854 July 2011 Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 July 13, 2011 MEMORANDUM FOR THE SECRETARY FROM: Gregory H. Friedman Inspector General SUBJECT: INFORMATION: Audit Report on "The Department of Energy's K-25 Building Decontamination and Decommissioning Project" BACKGROUND The East Tennessee Technology Park (ETTP), formerly the Oak Ridge Gaseous Diffusion Plant, began operation during World War II as part of the Manhattan Project. As the Department of Energy's missions changed, operations at the Plant ceased and the Department began a massive environmental remediation effort with completion anticipated in 2016. In 2001, the Department

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GRR/Section 3-TX-f - Lease of Land Trade Lands | Open Energy Information  

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GRR/Section 3-TX-f - Lease of Land Trade Lands GRR/Section 3-TX-f - Lease of Land Trade Lands < GRR Jump to: navigation, search GRR-logo.png GEOTHERMAL REGULATORY ROADMAP Roadmap Home Roadmap Help List of Sections Section 3-TX-f - Lease of Land Trade Lands 03-TX-f - Lease of Land Trade Lands.pdf Click to View Fullscreen Triggers None specified Click "Edit With Form" above to add content 03-TX-f - Lease of Land Trade Lands.pdf Error creating thumbnail: Page number not in range. Error creating thumbnail: Page number not in range. Error creating thumbnail: Page number not in range. Flowchart Narrative This flowchart illustrates the process of leasing Land Trade Lands in Texas. The Texas General Land Office (GLO) administers leases on Land Trade Lands through Title 31 of the Texas Administrative Code Section 155.42.

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Land application of sludge  

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This book is the proceedings of a workshop held in Las Vegas, NV in 1985 entitled Effects of Sewage Sludge Quality and Soil Properties on Plant Uptake of Sludge-Applied Trace Constituents. The workshop was in response to the need to utilize the most current available information in the development of regulations and criteria to safely apply and manage the land application of municipal sewage sludge. The participants were undoubtedly the most knowledgeable of this subject matter, and were divided into five separate but related task groups. The groups addressed the following sludge-related topics: (1) role of soil properties on accumulation of trace element by crops; (2) role of sludge properties on accumulation of trace elements by crops; (3) influence of long-term application on accumulation of trace elements by crops; (4) transfer of trace elements to the food chain, and (5) effects of trace organics in agroecosystems and their risk assessment to humans. The text, therefore, parallels those of the results of the task groups. The five main chapters followed a similar format, i.e., having an introduction section, a comprehensive literature review, discussion of recent and current data, and synthesis of the most relevant information.

Page, A.L.; Logan, T.J.; Ryan, J.A. (eds.)

1987-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

318

UC land grants: A photo history  

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Berkeley UC land grants: A photo history D Early days: 1862UCR/CMP UC land grants: A photo history H. In 1987, UC

Editors, By

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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State Land Commission FAQ | Open Energy Information  

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Commission FAQ Jump to: navigation, search OpenEI Reference LibraryAdd to library Web Site: State Land Commission FAQ Abstract Frequently Asked Questions, California State Land...

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Agriculture model development to improve performance of the Community Land  

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Agriculture model development to improve performance of the Community Land Agriculture model development to improve performance of the Community Land Model April 3, 2013 The important relationships between climate change and agriculture are uncertain, particularly the feedbacks related to the carbon cycle. Nevertheless, vegetation models have not yet considered the full impacts of management practices and nitrogen feedbacks on the carbon cycle. We are working to meet this need. We have integrated three crop types (corn, soybean, and spring wheat) into the Community Land Model (CLM). In developing the agriculture version of CLM, we added plant processes related to management practices and nitrogen cycling. A manuscript documenting our changes to CLM has been accepted for publication in Geoscientific Model Development Discussions ("Modeling

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Covering based approximation a new type approach  

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The rough set theory, proposed by Pawlak is termed as basic (traditional) rough set theory and it has been extended in many directions. Covering based rough set is one of the extensions of the basic rough set theory. A covering is a generalisation of notion of partitioned rough set (Pawalk rough set) introduced by W. Zakowski. In this article it is introduced a new type of covering-based rough set in which both lower and upper approximation operators are improved.

Debadutta Mohanty

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

322

Covered Product Category: Hot Food Holding Cabinets  

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The Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) provides acquisition guidance for hot food holding cabinets, which are covered by the ENERGY STAR program.

323

Covered Product Category: Commercial Refrigerators and Freezers  

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The Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) provides acquisition guidance for commercial refrigerators and freezers, which are covered by the ENERGY STAR program.

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Covered Product Category: Commercial Steam Cookers  

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The Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) provides acquisition guidance for commercial steam cookers, which are covered by the ENERGY STAR program.

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Covered Product Category: Data Center Storage  

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The Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) provides acquisition guidance for data center storage, which is a product category covered by the ENERGY STAR program. Federal laws and requirements...

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Covered Product Category: Residential Electric Resistance Water...  

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

Electric Resistance Water Heaters Covered Product Category: Residential Electric Resistance Water Heaters The Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) sets Federal efficiency...

327

LCC-0022 cover.PDF  

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2 18/08/99 2 18/08/99 High-luminosity NLC Designs with Near-equal Horizontal and Vertical Beta Functions August 18, 1999 K.A. Thompson, T.O. Raubenheimer, P. Tenenbaum Stanford Linear Accelerator Center Stanford, California Abstract: Modifications are studied of the NLC designs with aspect ratio close to or equal to 1, so that higher luminosity and/or much-relaxed vertical tolerances are obtained. High-luminosity NLC designs with near-equal horizontal and vertical beta functions K.A. Thompson, T.O.Raubenheimer, P.Tenenbaum In this note we consider some modi cations of the NLC for high luminosity run- ning. One way to get very high total luminosity is to change the beta functions to make the aspect ratio x = y smaller. Such designs have the additional advan- tage that, due to the larger vertical beam size, tolerances in the nal focus

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Accelerated Wear Tests on Common Floor-covering Materials.  

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materials indicated there are variations in the changes of appearance and wear in these materials. Solid sheet vinyls and rubber tiles showed significantly less wear than asphalt tiles, vinyl- asbestos tiles, linoleums and cork. Asphalt tiles showed... in home installations. Six common floor covering materials-solid .sheet vinyls, rubber tiles, vinyl-asbestos tiles, J linoleums, corks and asphalt tiles-were used to construct 63 test specimens 2 x 2 feet in size. 1 T'ariations in specimens were...

Stewart, B. R.; Kunze, O. R.; Hobgood, Price.

1958-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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solar land use | OpenEI Community  

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solar land use solar land use Home Rosborne318's picture Submitted by Rosborne318(5) Member 2 December, 2013 - 11:06 Request for Information Renewable Energy Generation/Production Shreveport Airport Authority - Response Deadline 2 January 2014 pv land use Solar solar land use Solar Power The Shreveport Airport Authority intends to issue a Request for Proposal (RFP) at some future time for renewable energy generation opportunities on Shreveport Airport property. Files: application/pdf icon solar_rfi_complete.pdf Sfomail's picture Submitted by Sfomail(48) Member 25 June, 2013 - 12:10 Solar Land Use Data on OpenEI acres csp land use how much land land requirements pv land use solar land use square miles I'm happy to announce that a new report on Solar+Land+Use was just released by the National+Renewable+Energy+Laboratory. You can find a brief summary

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pv land use | OpenEI Community  

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pv land use pv land use Home Rosborne318's picture Submitted by Rosborne318(5) Member 2 December, 2013 - 11:06 Request for Information Renewable Energy Generation/Production Shreveport Airport Authority - Response Deadline 2 January 2014 pv land use Solar solar land use Solar Power The Shreveport Airport Authority intends to issue a Request for Proposal (RFP) at some future time for renewable energy generation opportunities on Shreveport Airport property. Files: application/pdf icon solar_rfi_complete.pdf Sfomail's picture Submitted by Sfomail(48) Member 25 June, 2013 - 12:10 Solar Land Use Data on OpenEI acres csp land use how much land land requirements pv land use solar land use square miles I'm happy to announce that a new report on Solar+Land+Use was just released by the National+Renewable+Energy+Laboratory. You can find a brief summary

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Uni Land | Open Energy Information  

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Land Land Jump to: navigation, search Name Uni Land Place Bologna, Italy Zip 40063 Sector Solar Product Italian property company, which buys land without permits and develops it for residential and commerical use before selling it on. The firm is involved with solar project development. Coordinates 44.50483°, 11.345169° 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":44.50483,"lon":11.345169,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Energy Corridors on Federal Lands  

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To improve energy delivery and enhance the electric transmission grid for the future, several government agencies currently are working together to establish a coordinated network of Federal energy corridors on Federal lands throughout the United States.

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Land and Facility Use Planning  

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The Land and Facility Use Planning process provides a way to guide future site development and reuse based on the shared long-term goals and objectives of the Department, site and its stakeholders. Does not cancel other directives.

1996-07-09T23:59:59.000Z

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Competition for land  

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...Changes in the demand on the one side and profitability...activities on the other side are the major determinants...food supply, food demand and food security...semi-natural forest management practices. Another...production and grassland demand. Consequently...

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Need for Open Lands  

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Need for Open Lands Need for Open Lands Nature Bulletin No. 742 February 8, 1964 Forest Preserve District of Cook County Seymour .Simon, President Roberts Mann, Conservation Editor THE NEED FOR OPEN LANDS There is an old saying: The proof of the pudding is the eating . In other words, if it's good, people enjoy it and beg for more. The proof of the need for open lands -- publicly owned areas for recreational uses and open spaces undisturbed -- is the tremendous and ever-increasing use of those we have. We need more now. Year after year we will need more and more. It is imperative that areas desirable for future use be acquired now or as soon as possible, regardless of cost and even though they may stand idle ' -- vacant and undeveloped -- until more funds become available. Otherwise they may be gone, or the asking price may be a hundred times greater. Open spaces such as farm lands and prairies may have been occupied by residential, commercial or industrial developments. Woodlands may have been cut, stream channels dredged and wetlands drained, destroying all but a memory of their beauty and recreational values. There are compelling reasons for our need of open lands and why we should waste no time in providing more. Those reasons have been confirmed and emphasized by exhaustive studies and statistical analyses nationwide in scope.

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2013 Distributed Wind Market Report Cover | Department of Energy  

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& Publications U.S. Wind Energy Manufacturing & Supply Chain Cover Photo 2013 Wind Technologies Market Report Cover 2014 Offshore Wind Market & Economic Analysis Cover Photo...

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Landfill Cover Revegetation at the Rocky Flats Environmental...  

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Landfill Cover Revegetation at the Rocky Flats Environmental Technology Site Landfill Cover Revegetation at the Rocky Flats Environmental Technology Site Landfill Cover...

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Last updated October 2011 Cover Photo Contest  

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Last updated October 2011 Cover Photo Contest Guidelines 1. Open only to UCSD undergraduate submissions are allowed. 5. Submissions must be accompanied by a signed Photo Release Form (available at: http) with each submission. This information will be used for the photo credit in the inside of the front cover. 7

Hampton, Randy

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An assessment of methyl mercury and volatile mercury in land-applied sewage sludge  

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In 1993, the US Environmental Protection Agency issued regulations covering the land-application of municipal sewage sludge. These regulations established maximum pollutant concentrations and were based upon a risk assessment of human exposure. Mercury, assumed to be inorganic and non-volatile, was one pollutant evaluated. From April, 1995 through February, 1996, the authors studied the species of mercury contaminating municipal sludge applied to land, and the potential for volatilization of mercury from land-applied sludge. Methyl mercury was found at 0.1% of total mercury concentrations and was emitted from land-applied sludge to the atmosphere. Elemental mercury (Hg) was formed in land-applied sludge via the reduction of oxidized mercury and was also emitted to the atmosphere. Hg emission from land-applied sludge was significantly elevated over background soil emission. Methyl mercury is more toxic and more highly bioaccumulated than inorganic mercury, and warrants assessment considering these special criteria. Additionally, mercury emission from sludge-amended soil may lead to the contamination of other environmental media with significant concentrations of the metal. Although these pathways were not evaluated in the regulatory risk assessment, they are an important consideration for evaluating the risks from mercury in land-applied sludge. This presentation will summarize the results of a re-assessment of US EPA regulations regarding the land-application of municipal sewage sludge using data on methyl mercury toxicity and mercury transport in the atmosphere.

Carpi, A. [Cornell Univ., Ithaca, NY (United States); Lindberg, S.E. [Oak Ridge National Lab., TN (United States)

1995-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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1996 Hanford site report on land disposal restrictions for mixed waste  

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This report was submitted to meet the requirements of Hanford Federal Facility Agreement and Consent Order milestone M-26-OIF. This milestone requires the preparation of an annual report that covers characterization, treatment, storage, minimization, and other aspects of land disposal-restricted mixed waste management at the Hanford Site.

Black, D.G.

1996-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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341

1999 Report on Hanford Site land disposal restriction for mixed waste  

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This report was submitted to meet the requirements of Hanford Federal Facility Agreement and Consent Order (Tri-Party Agreement) Milestone M-26-011. This milestone requires the preparation of an annual report that covers characterization, treatment, storage, minimization, and other aspects of managing land-disposal-restricted mixed waste at the Hanford Facility.

BLACK, D.G.

1999-03-25T23:59:59.000Z

342

Mahima Neupane Access to land resources  

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information followed the sustainable livelihood #12;Mahima Neupane Access to land resources framework (SLF

Richner, Heinz

343

Guide for revegetation of mined land in Eastern United States using municipal sludge  

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The use of municipal sewage sludge to reclaim and revegetate land disturbed by mining activity could deal with two major problems (the 60% of land still unreclaimed and the increasing problem of finding landfills for sewage sludge disposal). An alternative to using sludge as an agricultural fertilizer (and possibly introducing heavy metals into the food chain) is to reclaim marginal and disturbed lands. Guidelines for metal loadings in sludge application for reclamation suggest following those developed for agricultural applications. Regulations to date only cover cadmium, but the guidelines include lead, zinc, curium, and niobium. Other regulations cover permit applications, public participation, site investigations, constraints based on the sludge characteristics, and the selection and management of vegetations. A monitoring program is necessary to assure compliance. The appendix identifies appropriate plants for revegetation. 97 references, 12 figures, 12 tables.

Sopper, W.E.; Seaker, E.M.

1983-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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An Act to Reform Land Use Planning in the Unorganized Territory (Maine) |  

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An Act to Reform Land Use Planning in the Unorganized Territory An Act to Reform Land Use Planning in the Unorganized Territory (Maine) An Act to Reform Land Use Planning in the Unorganized Territory (Maine) < Back Eligibility Agricultural Commercial Investor-Owned Utility Local Government Municipal/Public Utility Nonprofit Rural Electric Cooperative Schools Tribal Government Utility Savings Category Wind Buying & Making Electricity Program Info State Maine Program Type Siting and Permitting Provider Conservation An Act to Reform Land Use Planning in the Unorganized Territory alters the makeup and responsibilities of Maine's Land Use Regulation Commission (LURC). It took effect on August 29, 2012 and changed the Commission's name to the Land Use Planning Commission. Under the Act, permitting review for significant projects, such as

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Nature climate change features Los Alamos forest research  

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Nature climate change features forest research Nature climate change features Los Alamos forest research The print issue features as its cover story the tree-stress research of...

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Changing Weather and Climate in the Great Lakes Region | Department...  

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

covering Great Lakes weather, observed changes in the climate, and societal impacts of climate change. Along with sharing our passion for weather and climate, we'll convey...

347

Nature Climate Change features Los Alamos forest research  

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Nature Climate Change Features Forest Research Nature Climate Change features Los Alamos forest research The print issue features as its cover story the tree-stress research of...

348

A land use decision methodology for mine lands in Appalachia. Final report  

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This report summarizes the issues associated with the development of methodology for determining appropriate land uses for mined lands in Appalachia. The methodology which has been developed presents a framework which is useful for examining land use options for previously mined land, currently active mine sites and unmined land which has a high value or likelihood for future mining.

Yuill, C.; Gorton, W.T.; Frakes, M.

1981-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

349

2014 Water Power Peer Review Report Cover | Department of Energy  

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2014 Water Power Peer Review Report Cover 2014 Water Power Peer Review Report Cover 2014 Water Power Peer Review Report Cover.JPG More Documents & Publications NOWEGIS Report Cover...

350

A SEMIDEFINITE APPROACH TO THE Ki COVER PROBLEM 1 ...  

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least one vertex from C. However, note that the usage of cover is reversed here: the vertex cover problem is the K2-cover problem, not the K1-cover problem.

2014-01-31T23:59:59.000Z

351

Trade-offs of different land and bioenergy policies on the path to achieving climate targets  

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Many papers have shown that bioenergy and land-use are potentially important elements ... anthropogenic climate change. But, significant expansion of bioenergy production can have a large terrestrial footprint. ....

Katherine Calvin; Marshall Wise; Page Kyle; Pralit Patel; Leon Clarke

2014-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Post-doctoral Position Title Quantify the net global climate impacts of past and future land-  

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objective is to make this protocol widely available so that other earth system modeling groups outside uses and land use changes in global earth system models, and test the impact of various implementation

Pouyanne, Nicolas

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Welcome to the University of Minnesota Land and Atmospheric Science Graduate Program!  

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of land use change and Best Management Practices (agriculture, urbanization) on air or water quality practices and precision agriculture on crop yield and environmental quality. While research or coursework student ratio. Environmental Science topics constitute the majority of research conducted

Minnesota, University of

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Historic Land Use and Carbon Estimates for South and Southeast Asia:  

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Historic Land Use and Carbon Estimates for South and Southeast Asia: Historic Land Use and Carbon Estimates for South and Southeast Asia: 1880-1980 (1994) (NDP-046) DOI: 10.3334/CDIAC/lue.ndp046 data Data PDF PDF Contributors J. F. Richards and E. P. Flint Description This data base contains estimates of land use change and the carbon content of vegetation for South and Southeast Asia for the years 1880, 1920, 1950, 1970, and 1980. These data were originally collected for climate modelers so they could reduce the uncertainty associated with the magnitude and time course of historical land use change and of carbon release. For this data base, South and Southeast Asia is defined as encompassing nearly 8 × 106 km2 of the earth's land surface and includes the countries of India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Myanmar (Burma), Thailand, Laos, Kampuchea (Cambodia),

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Bureau of Land Management: A Successful ESPC Across Six States (Fact Sheet), Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP)  

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Anasazi Heritage Center in Dolores, Colorado. Photo from Bureau of Land Management Anasazi Heritage Center in Dolores, Colorado. Photo from Bureau of Land Management Bureau of Land Management: A Successful ESPC Across Six States The U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) Bureau of Land Management (BLM) successfully implemented an energy savings performance contract (ESPC) with Johnson Controls, Inc. (JCI) to implement energy efficiency improve- ments at remote BLM sites. This $3.6 million project covered small BLM facili- ties across six western states (Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, and Wyoming), which make up half of the states that the BLM covers. BLM has hundreds of buildings of various types and sizes, mostly located in smaller western towns. Most field offices

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Bureau of Land Management: A Successful ESPC Across Six States (Fact Sheet), Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP)  

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Anasazi Heritage Center in Dolores, Colorado. Photo from Bureau of Land Management Anasazi Heritage Center in Dolores, Colorado. Photo from Bureau of Land Management Bureau of Land Management: A Successful ESPC Across Six States The U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) Bureau of Land Management (BLM) successfully implemented an energy savings performance contract (ESPC) with Johnson Controls, Inc. (JCI) to implement energy efficiency improve- ments at remote BLM sites. This $3.6 million project covered small BLM facili- ties across six western states (Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, and Wyoming), which make up half of the states that the BLM covers. BLM has hundreds of buildings of various types and sizes, mostly located in smaller western towns. Most field offices

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Final Hanford Comprehensive Land-Use Plan Environmental Impact Statement (9/22/1999)  

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Cover Sheet Cover Sheet Final HCP EIS | Cover Sheet 1 2 3 Lead Federal Agency: U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) 4 5 Cooperating Agencies: U.S. Department of the Interior (Bureau of Land Management, Bureau 6 of Reclamation, and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service); Benton, Franklin, and Grant counties; and 7 the City of Richland, Washington 8 | 9 Consulting Tribal Governments: Nez Perce Tribe Department of Environmental Restoration 10 and Waste Management and the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation 11 12 Title: Final Hanford Comprehensive Land-Use Plan Environmental Impact Statement 13 | (HCP EIS), Hanford Site, Richland, Washington 14 | 15 Contacts: For further information on this EIS call or contact: 16 17 Thomas W. Ferns, HCP EIS Document Manager 18 | U.S. Department of Energy, Richland Operations Office

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Land Validation web site  

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graphs and more worldwide NPP datasets graphs and more worldwide NPP datasets Graphs of biomass dyanmics and climate data for grassland sites have been added to the global terrestrial Net Primary Production (NPP) reference database at the ORNL DAAC. The NPP database has been compiled by Dick Olson and Jonathan Scurlock under the auspices of the International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme and funding from the Terrestrial Ecology Program of NASA's Office of Earth Science. Browsing through the graphs will help users to select data of interest, and to see relationships between grassland biomass changes and driving climate variables such as rainfall. Graphs are presently available for 14 of the 31 grassland sites. In addition, two more well-known worldwide datasets are available for browsing and downloading from the ORNL DAAC's NPP Web pages. The Osnabruck

359

Product Categories Covered by Efficiency Programs  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

Document shows a list of energy- and water-efficient product categories covered by various efficiency programs (ENERGY STAR, Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP), EPEAT, FEMP Low Standby Power, and WaterSense).

360

Covered Product Category: Residential Central Air Conditioners...  

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

operate on single-phase current and have cooling capacities less than 65,000 Btuh. Room air conditioners (window and through-the-wall) are covered by a separate specification,...

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361

Covered Product Category: Residential Electric Resistance Water...  

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

with capacities of 20 to 120 gallons and maximum energy input of 12 kW. Residential heat pump and gas storage-type water heaters are covered by ENERGY STAR. Boilers, swimming...

362

Regulatory guidance on soil cover systems  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) in September 1991, completed revisions to 14 sections of the Standard Review Plan (SRP) for the Review of a License Application for a Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Facility. The major purposes of the SRP are to ensure the quality and uniformity of the NRC staff`s safety reviews, and to present a well-defined base from which to evaluate the acceptability of information and data provided in the Safety Analysis Report (SAR) portion of the license application. SRP 3.2, entitled, Design Considerations for Normal and Abnormal/Accident Conditions, was one of the sections that was revised by the NRC staff. This revision was completed to provide additional regulatory guidance on the important considerations that need to be addressed for the proper design and construction of soil cover systems that are to be placed over the LLW. The cover system over the waste is acknowledged to be one of the most important engineered barriers for the long-term stable performance of the disposal facility. The guidance in revised SRP 3.2 summarizes the previous efforts and recommendations of the US Army Corps of Engineers (COE), and a peer review panel on the placement of soil cover systems. NRC published these efforts in NUREG/CR-5432. The discussions in this paper highlight selected recommendations on soil cover issues that the NRC staff considers important for ensuring the safe, long-term performance of the soil cover systems. The development phases to be discussed include: (1) cover design; (2) cover material selection; (3) laboratory and field testing; (4) field placement control and acceptance; and (5) penetrations through the constructed covers.

Kane, J.D. [Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC (United States)

1991-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

363

Geothermal/Land Use | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Geothermal/Land Use Geothermal/Land Use < Geothermal(Redirected from Land Use) Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Land Use Leasing Exploration Well Field Power Plant Transmission Environment Water Use Print PDF Geothermal Land Use Planning General Regulatory Roadmap The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and the USDA Forest Service (FS) have prepared a joint Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (PEIS) to analyze and expedite the leasing of BLM-and FS-administered lands with high potential for renewable geothermal resources in 11 Western states and Alaska. Geothermal Land Use Planning is ... Example Land Use Plans References Information for Publication Standards for EA/EIS/Planning Documents IM 2004-110.pdf Fluid Mineral Leasing and Related Planning and National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Processes April 11, 2004 and

364

land-use | OpenEI  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

land-use land-use Dataset Summary Description This dataset is part of a larger internal dataset at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) that explores various characteristics of large solar electric (both PV and CSP) facilities around the United States. This dataset focuses on the land use characteristics for solar facilities that are either under construction or currently in operation. Source Land-Use Requirements for Solar Power Plants in the United States Date Released June 25th, 2013 (5 months ago) Date Updated Unknown Keywords acres area average concentrating solar power csp Density electric hectares km2 land land requirements land use land-use mean photovoltaic photovoltaics PV solar statistics Data application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.spreadsheetml.sheet icon Master Solar Land Use Spreadsheet (xlsx, 1.5 MiB)

365

Editor: Barbara Lorenz Cover Design: John Hobbs  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

transportation network. Considering the region's proximity to the border with Mexico, its land and water: · Support Economic Growth and Trade · Enhance Mobility and Infrastructure Efficiency · Promote Safety congestion in our urban transportation systems; providing infrastructure renewal; harmonizing freight

366

Land Reform and Exclusion of Poor Jagat Basnet  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

of effective land management, land administration and all land reform processes interrelated, by land reform, it is widely understood to be a process of confiscating someone's land and award or with the land reform because of historical reasons of a power nexus. 6.2 The Historical Process of Land

Richner, Heinz

367

Global land and water grabbing  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

...ratio between blue water and irrigation efficiency. Values per unit area refer to green and max blue water per...Arab Emirates, India, United Kingdom, Egypt, China, and Israel (Table 2...land and water grabbing enhance food and energy availability in the grabbing country...

Maria Cristina Rulli; Antonio Saviori; Paolo DOdorico

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

368

2011LandesBioscience. Donotdistribute.  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Quan,1 James C.A. Bardwell,1 Ursula Jakob,1 Sue Wickner2 and Matthew R. Chapman1, * 1 Department Landes Bioscience RESEARCH PAPER 323 Prion Volume 5 Issue 4 *Correspondence to: Matthew R. Chapman; Email functional amyloid assembly Margery L. Evans,1 Jens C. Schmidt,1 Marianne Ilbert,1 Shannon M. Doyle,2 Shu

Bardwell, James

369

Dry Lands and Desalted Water  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

...Lands and Desalted Wat Desalination can supply water to...desert ceptable level of economics, education ty, rain...the extent to which desalination agri-culture will...be-lieve, is that desalination agriculture is in the...The Engineering Economics of Large-Scale Desalting...

Gale Young

1970-01-23T23:59:59.000Z

370

A Gaussian Process Based Online Change Detection Algorithm for Monitoring Periodic Time Series  

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Online time series change detection is a critical component of many monitoring systems, such as space and air-borne remote sensing instruments, cardiac monitors, and network traffic profilers, which continuously analyze observations recorded by sensors. Data collected by such sensors typically has a periodic (seasonal) component. Most existing time series change detection methods are not directly applicable to handle such data, either because they are not designed to handle periodic time series or because they cannot operate in an online mode. We propose an online change detection algorithm which can handle periodic time series. The algorithm uses a Gaussian process based non-parametric time series prediction model and monitors the difference between the predictions and actual observations within a statistically principled control chart framework to identify changes. A key challenge in using Gaussian process in an online mode is the need to solve a large system of equations involving the associated covariance matrix which grows with every time step. The proposed algorithm exploits the special structure of the covariance matrix and can analyze a time series of length T in O(T^2) time while maintaining a O(T) memory footprint, compared to O(T^4) time and O(T^2) memory requirement of standard matrix manipulation methods. We experimentally demonstrate the superiority of the proposed algorithm over several existing time series change detection algorithms on a set of synthetic and real time series. Finally, we illustrate the effectiveness of the proposed algorithm for identifying land use land cover changes using Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI) data collected for an agricultural region in Iowa state, USA. Our algorithm is able to detect different types of changes in a NDVI validation data set (with ~80% accuracy) which occur due to crop type changes as well as disruptive changes (e.g., natural disasters).

Chandola, Varun [ORNL; Vatsavai, Raju [ORNL

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

371

Three Essays on Climate Change Impacts, Adaptation and Mitigation in Agriculture  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

regionally detailed dynamic land allocation model is developed and applied for studying interrelationships between limited natural resources (e.g. land and groundwater), climate change, bioenergy demands and agricultural production. We find out...

Wang, Wei Wei

2012-10-19T23:59:59.000Z

372

Mined Land Reclamation on DOE's Uranium Lease Tracts, Southwestern...  

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

Mined Land Reclamation on DOE's Uranium Lease Tracts, Southwestern Colorado Mined Land Reclamation on DOE's Uranium Lease Tracts, Southwestern Colorado Mined Land Reclamation on...

373

Solar Energy on Public Lands | Department of Energy  

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

Solar Energy on Public Lands Solar Energy on Public Lands This website describes federal policy for deploying utility scale solar on public lands. It includes a roadmap for...

374

Global land use change, economic globalization, and the looming land scarcity  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

...carbon savings from biofuels in Brazil . Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 107 : 3388...generation biofuel targets . Energy Policy , 10.1016/j.enpol...Syst 84:121 ZZQQhy153. 19. Renewable Fuels Agency (2008) The Gallagher...of Bio-fuel Production (Renewable Fuels Agency, St Leonards-on-Sea...

Eric F. Lambin; Patrick Meyfroidt

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

375

United States Submission on Land-Use, Land-Use Change, and Forestry  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

to the objective and principles of the Convention and its Kyoto Protocol F. General U.S. views on narrowly 3.3 and 3.4 activities A. Monitoring and measuring GHGs B. Accounting for non-CO2 GHG emissions of greenhouse gases at safe levels, by taking into account the entire contribution ­ both positive and negative

376

Global land use change, economic globalization, and the looming land scarcity  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

...policy mandates of petroleum substitution by biofuels...by increasing imports of agricultural or...area embodied in exports (20). In 1994, 35...their cereal imports per capita by 42...conservation programs in China and Finland have...through wood imports (40). In the 19th...account their exports of agricultural...

Eric F. Lambin; Patrick Meyfroidt

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

377

Global land use change, economic globalization, and the looming land scarcity  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

...more complex by the processes of economic globalization. In...preservation (30). Evaluations of the effectiveness...rapeseed oil used for biodiesel. The market price...foreignisation of space: Seven processes driving the current...areas, because of processes as diverse as soil...

Eric F. Lambin; Patrick Meyfroidt

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

378

Drilling Waste Management Fact Sheet: Land Application  

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

Land Application Land Application Fact Sheet - Land Application The objective of applying drilling wastes to the land is to allow the soil's naturally occurring microbial population to metabolize, transform, and assimilate waste constituents in place. Land application is a form of bioremediation, and is important enough to be described in its own fact sheet; other forms of bioremediation are described in a separate fact sheet. Several terms are used to describe this waste management approach, which can be considered both treatment and disposal. In general, land farming refers to the repeated application of wastes to the soil surface, whereas land spreading and land treatment are often used interchangeably to describe the one-time application of wastes to the soil surface. Some practitioners do not follow the same terminology convention, and may interchange all three terms. Readers should focus on the technologies rather than on the specific names given to each process.

379

Solar Land Use | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Land Use Land Use Jump to: navigation, search (The following text is derived from a National Renewable Energy Laboratory report on solar land use in the United States.)[1] One concern regarding large-scale deployment of solar energy is its potentially significant land use. This article summarizes data and analysis of the land use associated with U.S. utility-scale ground-mounted photovoltaic (PV) and concentrating solar power (CSP) facilities. This article presents total and direct land-use results for various solar technologies and system configurations, on both a capacity and an electricity-generation basis. The total area corresponds to all land enclosed by the site boundary. The direct area comprises land directly occupied by solar arrays, access roads, substations, service buildings, and

380

Land and Atmospheric Science GRAD STUDENT HANDBOOK  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

1 Land and Atmospheric Science GRAD STUDENT HANDBOOK 2011-2012 WELCOME Welcome to the Graduate on the fundamentals of Earth system processes related to land and atmosphere and their coupled interactions. Students

Minnesota, University of

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381

Land and Atmospheric Science GRAD STUDENT HANDBOOK  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

1 Land and Atmospheric Science GRAD STUDENT HANDBOOK 2012-2013 WELCOME Welcome to the Graduate on the fundamentals of Earth system processes related to land and atmosphere and their coupled interactions. Students

Minnesota, University of

382

GEORGE LEA FOUNDER'S SCHOLARSHIP PUBLIC LANDS FOUNDATION  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

1 GEORGE LEA FOUNDER'S SCHOLARSHIP PUBLIC LANDS FOUNDATION P.O. Box 7226 Arlington, VA 22207 Scholarship Application Form This scholarship is being offered by the Public Lands Foundation, a national non

383

An OWL2 Land Use Ontology: LBCS  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

This paper describes the Land Based Classification Standards (LBCS) OWL2 ontology used as a basic structure for the City Information Modelling (CIM) model developed within a larger research project ... Land u...

Nuno Montenegro; Jorge Gomes; Paulo Urbano

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

384

Altered Belowground Carbon Cycling Following Land-Use Change  

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, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois, USA; 2 Energy Bioscience Institute, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois, USA; 3 Department of Plant Biology, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois, USA; 4 Photosynthesis Research Unit, US Department of Agriculture, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois, USA; 5

DeLucia, Evan H.

385

Covered Product Categories | Department of Energy  

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

Technologies » Energy-Efficient Products » Covered Product Technologies » Energy-Efficient Products » Covered Product Categories Covered Product Categories October 7, 2013 - 10:26am Addthis Federal agencies are required by law to purchase products that are designated by the Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP-designated) or qualified by ENERGY STAR. Choose a product category for information about purchasing, installing, and using energy-efficient products. Heating & Cooling (Space & Water) Lighting IT & Electronics Food Service Appliances Other Commercial Space Heating and Cooling Boilers Light Commercial Heating and Cooling Chillers: Air-Cooled Electric Water-Cooled Electric Ground-Source Heat Pumps Commercial Water Heating Gas Water Heaters Residential Space Heating and Cooling Air-Source Heat Pumps Boilers

386

Federal Energy Management Program: Covered Product Categories  

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

Covered Product Categories Covered Product Categories Learn More Read about buying and selling energy-efficient products. Commit to buying and specifying energy-efficient products. Federal agencies are required by law to purchase products that are designated by the Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP-designated) or qualified by ENERGY STAR. Some products must also meet EPEAT or low standby power requirements. To find out which program applies to each category, see Procuring Energy-Efficient Products. Choose a covered product category below for guidance on requirements and choosing, purchasing, installing, and using energy-efficient products. Heating & Cooling (Space & Water) Lighting IT & Electronics Food Service Appliances Other Commercial Space Heating and Cooling

387

Marine One Landing Exercise at Argonne  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Marine One and its support helicopters conduct a landing exercise at Argonne prior to the President's visit.

None

2013-03-20T23:59:59.000Z

388

Federal Energy Management Program: Covered Product Category: ENERGY STAR  

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

Covered Product Covered Product Category: ENERGY STAR Displays to someone by E-mail Share Federal Energy Management Program: Covered Product Category: ENERGY STAR Displays on Facebook Tweet about Federal Energy Management Program: Covered Product Category: ENERGY STAR Displays on Twitter Bookmark Federal Energy Management Program: Covered Product Category: ENERGY STAR Displays on Google Bookmark Federal Energy Management Program: Covered Product Category: ENERGY STAR Displays on Delicious Rank Federal Energy Management Program: Covered Product Category: ENERGY STAR Displays on Digg Find More places to share Federal Energy Management Program: Covered Product Category: ENERGY STAR Displays on AddThis.com... Energy-Efficient Products Federal Requirements Covered Product Categories

389

Federal Energy Management Program: Covered Product Category: Imaging  

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Covered Product Covered Product Category: Imaging Equipment to someone by E-mail Share Federal Energy Management Program: Covered Product Category: Imaging Equipment on Facebook Tweet about Federal Energy Management Program: Covered Product Category: Imaging Equipment on Twitter Bookmark Federal Energy Management Program: Covered Product Category: Imaging Equipment on Google Bookmark Federal Energy Management Program: Covered Product Category: Imaging Equipment on Delicious Rank Federal Energy Management Program: Covered Product Category: Imaging Equipment on Digg Find More places to share Federal Energy Management Program: Covered Product Category: Imaging Equipment on AddThis.com... Energy-Efficient Products Federal Requirements Covered Product Categories Product Designation Process

390

An Improved Approximation Algorithm For Vertex Cover with Hard Capacities  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

of this problem is at least as hard as set cover; they have also developed a 3-approximation algorithm cover problem. Key Words and Phrases: Approximation algorithms, capacitated covering, set cover, vertexAn Improved Approximation Algorithm For Vertex Cover with Hard Capacities (Extended Abstract) Rajiv

Khuller, Samir

391

An Improved Approximation Algorithm For Vertex Cover with Hard Capacities  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

as hard as set cover; they have also developed a 3-approximation algorithm for the unweighted version. We Words and Phrases: Approximation algorithms, capacitated covering, set cover, vertex cover, linearAn Improved Approximation Algorithm For Vertex Cover with Hard Capacities (Extended Abstract) Rajiv

Srinivasan, Aravind

392

Covered Product Category: Light Fixtures (Luminaires)  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

FEMP provides acquisition guidance and Federal efficiency requirements across a variety of product categories, including luminaires, or light fixtures. The luminaires product category is very broad and covers a wide variety of lighting products. Both ENERGY STAR and FEMP provide programmatic guidance for various types of luminaires. See table 2 for more information about which types of light fixtures are covered by which program (FEMP or ENERGY STAR). Federal laws and requirements mandate that agencies meet these efficiency requirements in all procurement and acquisition actions that are not specifically exempted by law.

393

Autonomous Landing of MAVs on an Arbitrarily Textured Landing Site using Onboard Monocular Vision  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Autonomous Landing of MAVs on an Arbitrarily Textured Landing Site using Onboard Monocular Vision a novel solution for micro aerial vehicles (MAVs) to autonomously search for and land on an arbitrary landing site using real- time monocular vision. The autonomous MAV is provided with only one single

Zell, Andreas

394

An update on land-ice modeling in the CESM  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Mass loss from land ice, including the Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets as well as smaller glacier and ice caps, is making a large and growing contribution to global sea-level rise. Land ice is only beginning to be incorporated in climate models. The goal of the Land Ice Working Group (LIWG) is to develop improved land-ice models and incorporate them in CESM, in order to provide useful, physically-based sea-level predictions. LJWG efforts to date have led to the inclusion of a dynamic ice-sheet model (the Glimmer Community Ice Sheet Model, or Glimmer-CISM) in the Community Earth System Model (CESM), which was released in June 2010. CESM also includes a new surface-mass-balance scheme for ice sheets in the Community Land Model. Initial modeling efforts are focused on the Greenland ice sheet. Preliminary results are promising. In particular, the simulated surface mass balance for Greenland is in good agreement with observations and regional model results. The current model, however, has significant limitations: The land-ice coupling is one-way; we are using a serial version of Glimmer-CISM with the shallow-ice approximation; and there is no ice-ocean coupling. During the next year we plan to implement two-way coupling (including ice-ocean coupling with a dynamic Antarctic ice sheet) with a parallel , higher-order version of Glimmer-CISM. We will also add parameterizations of small glaciers and ice caps. With these model improvements, CESM will be able to simulate all the major contributors to 21st century global sea-level rise. Results of the first round of simulations should be available in time to be included in the Fifth Assessment Report (ARS) of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.

Lipscomb, William H [Los Alamos National Laboratory

2011-01-18T23:59:59.000Z

395

Cover Letters Cover letters are a vital part of any job application process. The guidelines  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

resume. Each cover letter must be individually written to focus your skills, experiences, abilities: Resume" in the bottom left margin if your resume is enclosed. Structure and Content of an Effective Cover for his or her consideration. Sincerely (or Yours) Signature Your Name Enclosure: Resume (if your resume

Wu, Shin-Tson

396

Guidelines for Cover Letters 1. Never mail a resume without a cover letter.  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Guidelines for Cover Letters 1. Never mail a resume without a cover letter. 2. Address by name that captures the attention of the prospective employer so that the letter and resume are considered worth reading. 6. Highlight and draw attention to the points in your resume that uniquely qualify you

Petrick, Irene J.

397

Corn Ethanol -April 2006 11 Cover Story  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Corn Ethanol - April 2006 11 Cover Story orn ethanol is the fuel du jour. It's domestic. It's not oil. Ethanol's going to help promote "energy independence." Magazines trumpet it as the motor vehicle Midwest fields, waiting to rot or be processed into ethanol. Interestingly, the National Corn Growers

Patzek, Tadeusz W.

398

Features . . . Cover Crop Value to Cotton  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Features . . . Cotton Cover Crop Value to Cotton Cotton Price and Rotation 32:12 December 2008 #12;Cotton Price and Rotation Agronomy Notes Page 2 Cotton price has been low. Either peanut or soybean should be rotated with cotton, corn, or other grasses. However, with cotton

Watson, Craig A.

399

Covered Product Category: Commercial Gas Water Heaters  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

FEMP provides acquisition guidance and Federal efficiency requirements across a variety of product categories, including commercial gas water heaters, which are covered by the ENERGY STAR program. Federal laws and requirements mandate that agencies meet these efficiency requirements in all procurement and acquisition actions that are not specifically exempted by law.

400

Cover: Mariner 9 spacecraft. JET PROPULSION  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

#12;Cover: Mariner 9 spacecraft. #12;JET PROPULSION LABORATORY 1971 ANNUAL REPORT A descrtptlon Jet Propulsion Laboratory CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY 4800 OAK GROVE DRIVE PASADENA, CALIFORNIA 91103 #12;#12;DIRECTOR'S MESSAGE The successful orbiting of Mariner 9 around the planet Mars

Waliser, Duane E.

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401

Covered Product Category: Displays and Monitors  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

FEMP provides acquisition guidance and Federal efficiency requirements across a variety of product categories, including displays, which are covered by the ENERGY STAR program. Federal laws and requirements mandate that agencies meet these efficiency requirements in all procurement and acquisition actions that are not specifically exempted by law.

402

Covered Product Category: Refrigerated Beverage Vending Machines  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

FEMP provides acquisition guidance and Federal efficiency requirements across a variety of product categories, including refrigerated beverage vending machines, which are covered by the ENERGY STAR program. Federal laws and requirements mandate that agencies meet these efficiency requirements in all procurement and acquisition actions that are not specifically exempted by law.

403

An algorithm for the difference between set covers  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

A set cover for a set S is a collection C of special subsets whose union is S . Given covers A and B for two sets, the set-cover difference problem is to construct a new cover for the elements covered by A but not B . Applications include testing equivalence of set covers and maintaining a set cover dynamically. In this paper, we solve the set-cover difference problem by defining a difference operation A - B , which turns out to be a pseudocomplement on a distributive lattice. We give an algorithm for constructing this difference, and show how to implement the algorithm for two examples with applications in computer science: face covers on a hypercube, and rectangle covers on a grid. We derive an upper bound on the time complexity of the algorithm, and give upper and lower bounds on complexity for face covers and rectangle covers.

D.S. Franzblau; G. Xenakis

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

404

Set Covering and Network Optimization: Dynamic and Approximation Algorithms  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Set Covering and Network Optimization: Dynamic and Approximation Algorithms Orestis A. Telelis summarize our results on development and analysis of approximation and dynamic algorithms for set covering and network optimization problems. The results include probabilistic analysis of set covering algorithms

Kouroupetroglou, Georgios

405

Water Power For a Clean Energy Future Cover Photo | Department...  

Energy Savers [EERE]

Water Power For a Clean Energy Future Cover Photo Water Power For a Clean Energy Future Cover Photo Water Power For a Clean Energy Future Cover.JPG More Documents & Publications...

406

EERE Template for Microsoft Word Document Standard Cover and...  

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

EERE Template for Microsoft Word Document Standard Cover and Second Page EERE Template for Microsoft Word Document Standard Cover and Second Page This template was designed for...

407

Find Product Categories Covered by Efficiency Programs | Department...  

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

Products & Technologies Energy-Efficient Products Find Product Categories Covered by Efficiency Programs Find Product Categories Covered by Efficiency Programs Legend ...

408

2014 Offshore Wind Market & Economic Analysis Cover Photo | Department...  

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

4 Offshore Wind Market & Economic Analysis Cover Photo 2014 Offshore Wind Market & Economic Analysis Cover Photo Navigant 2014 Offshore Wind Market and Economic Analysis.JPG More...

409

New Facility Will Test Disposal Cell Cover Renovation | Department...  

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

Services Ecosystem Management Team New Facility Will Test Disposal Cell Cover Renovation New Facility Will Test Disposal Cell Cover Renovation New Facility Will Test Disposal...

410

Monitoring the Performance of an Alternative Landfill Cover at...  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

Monitoring the Performance of an Alternative Landfill Cover at the Monticello, Utah, Uranium Mill Tailings Disposal Site Monitoring the Performance of an Alternative Landfill Cover...

411

Explicitly Accounting for Protected Lands within the GCAM 3.0  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

The Global Change Assessment Model Version 3.0 defines three different levels of Protected Lands within the agricultural and landuse component. These three different scenarios effectively cordon off 3.5% (5.0 million km2) of the Earths terrestrial lands in the de minimus Protected Land Scenario, 5.0% (7.20 million km2) in the Core Protected Land Scenario, and 8.2% (11.8 million km2) in the Expanded Protected Land Scenario. None of these scenarios represents the right level of Protected Lands for the planet today or tomorrow. Rather, the goal is to create a range of scenarios that can be used in modeling human responses to climate change and the impact those would have on managed and unmanaged terrestrial lands. These scenarios harness the wealth of information in the United Nations Environment Programme World Conservation Monitoring Centres World Database on Protected Areas and its categories of explicit degrees of protection.

Dooley, James J.; Zhou, Yuyu

2012-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

412

Microsoft PowerPoint - Proceedings Cover Sheets  

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

Options Options for the West Coast Region John Kadyszewski Winrock International Fifth Annual Conference on Carbon Capture and Sequestration, Alexandria, Virginia May 10, 2006 Reforestation, Forest Management and Reducing Emissions from Uncharacteristically Severe Wild Fires 2 Objectives Shasta County Pilot - Reforestation - about 550,000 acres of rangeland in Shasta County appear to have potential - Fuel treatments to reduce uncharacteristically severe fires - more than 850,000 acres of forest land in Shasta County could benefit - Conservation management on timberlands Lake County Pilot - Fuel treatments to reduce uncharacteristically severe fires - Assess sequestration potential for hybrid poplars Potential for Linkage with Geologic Sequestration Phase II Terrestrial Sequestration Overview

413

The habitat use and selection of African elephants (Loxodonta africana) in a land use landscape in Kenya, Africa  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

elephant populations in eastern Africa are in Tanzania (80% of regional population), Kenya (12% of regional in Kenya, Africa Ashley Coe Ashley Coe (Corresponding author) Montana State University Bozeman, MT Email) to determine what land use cover types support larger densities of elephants as a very general indicate

Hansen, Andrew J.

414

Precipitation Shifts over Western North America as a Result of Declining Arctic Sea Ice Cover: The Coupled System Response  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Changes in Arctic sea ice cover have the potential to impact midlatitude climate. A previous sensitivity study utilizing the National Center for Atmospheric Researchs (NCAR) atmospheric general circulation model [AGCM; Community Climate Model, ...

Jacob O. Sewall

2005-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

415

Decision support system to select cover systems  

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The objective of this technology is to provide risk managers with a defensible, objective way to select capping alternatives for remediating radioactive and mixed waste landfills. The process of selecting containment cover technologies for mixed waste landfills requires consideration of many complex and interrelated technical, regulatory, and economic issues. A Decision Support System (DSS) is needed to integrate the knowledge of experts from scientific, engineering, and management disciplines to help in selecting the best capping practice for the site.

Bostick, K.V.

1995-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

416

Study Climate and Global Change  

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What We Study How We Study Prepare The Nation For Change Assess the U.S. Climate Make Our Science Accessible Link Climate Change & Health Provide Data and Tools Coordinate Internationally Study Climate and Global Change Print E-mail Deforestation What is global change? "Global change" refers to changes in the global environment that may alter the capacity of the Earth to sustain life. This includes alterations in: Climate Land productivity Oceans or other water resources Atmospheric chemistry Ecological systems Demographic and socioeconomic trends What is global change research? According to the Global Change Research Act of 1990, "Global change research" refers to the study, monitoring, assessment, prediction, and information management activities used to describe and understand the:

417

On multi-granulation covering rough sets  

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Abstract Recently, much attention has been given to multi-granulation rough sets (MGRS) and different kinds of multi-granulation rough set models have been developed from various viewpoints. In this paper, we propose four types of multi-granulation covering rough set (MGCRS) models under covering approximation space, where a target concept is approximated by employing the maximal or minimal descriptors of objects in a given universe of discourse U. And then, we investigate a number of basic properties of the four types of MGCRS models, and discuss the relationships and differences among the classical MGRS model and our MGCRS models. Moreover, the conditions for two distinct MGCRS models which produce identical lower and upper approximations of a target concept in a covering approximation space are also studied. Finally, the relationships among the four types of MGCRS models are explored. We find that for any subset X ? U , the lower approximations of X and the upper approximations of X under the four types of MGCRS models can construct a lattice, if we consider the binary relation of inclusion.

Caihui Liu; Duoqian Miao; Jin Qian

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

418

Alternatives to shallow land burial  

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During FY79 and FY80 the Los Alamos National Laboratory and its contractors performed a preliminary assessment of several alternatives to shallow land burial of low-level waste, including deeper burial, mined cavities, specially engineered storage buildings, well injection of liquid waste, and seabed disposal. Only deeper burial and mined cavities seem acceptable as near-term alternatives. A waste management program using a combination of disposal alternatives is recommended. Research needed to implement the deeper burial and mined cavity options is identified.

Burton, B.W.

1982-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

419

Improved Approximation Algorithms for the Partial Vertex Cover Problem  

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Improved Approximation Algorithms for the Partial Vertex Cover Problem Eran Halperin 1? and Aravind words and phrases. Partial vertex cover, approximation algorithms, semide#12;nite programming edges are covered. Just as for the vertex cover problem, 2-approximation algorithms are known

Srinivasan, Aravind

420

A Parallel Algorithm for Approximating the Minimum Cycle Cover  

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approximation algorithm for the problem of finding a minimum cycle cover. A cycle cover is a set of cycles cover [1, 7, 8]. The basis for our approximation algorithm is a routine to find a maximal set of edgeA Parallel Algorithm for Approximating the Minimum Cycle Cover Philip Klein \\Lambda Aiken

Yang, Junfeng

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421

Improving the performance of floating solar pool covers  

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Experimental and analytical analyses are presented for the evaluation of heat transfer through floating solar swimming pool covers. Two improved floating solar swimming pool cover designs are proposed and investigated in this paper. The results conclusively show that both new cover designs should have significantly better performance than conventional floating solar swimming pool covers.

Cole, M.A.; Lowrey, P. (San Diego State Univ., CA (United States). Dept. of Mechanical Engineering)

1992-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

422

Federal Energy Management Program: Covered Product Category: Commercial  

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Commercial Fryers to someone by E-mail Commercial Fryers to someone by E-mail Share Federal Energy Management Program: Covered Product Category: Commercial Fryers on Facebook Tweet about Federal Energy Management Program: Covered Product Category: Commercial Fryers on Twitter Bookmark Federal Energy Management Program: Covered Product Category: Commercial Fryers on Google Bookmark Federal Energy Management Program: Covered Product Category: Commercial Fryers on Delicious Rank Federal Energy Management Program: Covered Product Category: Commercial Fryers on Digg Find More places to share Federal Energy Management Program: Covered Product Category: Commercial Fryers on AddThis.com... Energy-Efficient Products Federal Requirements Covered Product Categories Product Designation Process Low Standby Power

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Federal Energy Management Program: Covered Product Category: Commercial  

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Commercial Griddles to someone by E-mail Commercial Griddles to someone by E-mail Share Federal Energy Management Program: Covered Product Category: Commercial Griddles on Facebook Tweet about Federal Energy Management Program: Covered Product Category: Commercial Griddles on Twitter Bookmark Federal Energy Management Program: Covered Product Category: Commercial Griddles on Google Bookmark Federal Energy Management Program: Covered Product Category: Commercial Griddles on Delicious Rank Federal Energy Management Program: Covered Product Category: Commercial Griddles on Digg Find More places to share Federal Energy Management Program: Covered Product Category: Commercial Griddles on AddThis.com... Energy-Efficient Products Federal Requirements Covered Product Categories Product Designation Process

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Federal Energy Management Program: Covered Product Category: Residential  

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Residential Freezers to someone by E-mail Residential Freezers to someone by E-mail Share Federal Energy Management Program: Covered Product Category: Residential Freezers on Facebook Tweet about Federal Energy Management Program: Covered Product Category: Residential Freezers on Twitter Bookmark Federal Energy Management Program: Covered Product Category: Residential Freezers on Google Bookmark Federal Energy Management Program: Covered Product Category: Residential Freezers on Delicious Rank Federal Energy Management Program: Covered Product Category: Residential Freezers on Digg Find More places to share Federal Energy Management Program: Covered Product Category: Residential Freezers on AddThis.com... Energy-Efficient Products Federal Requirements Covered Product Categories Product Designation Process

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Federal Energy Management Program: Covered Product Category: Commercial  

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Commercial Steam Cookers to someone by E-mail Commercial Steam Cookers to someone by E-mail Share Federal Energy Management Program: Covered Product Category: Commercial Steam Cookers on Facebook Tweet about Federal Energy Management Program: Covered Product Category: Commercial Steam Cookers on Twitter Bookmark Federal Energy Management Program: Covered Product Category: Commercial Steam Cookers on Google Bookmark Federal Energy Management Program: Covered Product Category: Commercial Steam Cookers on Delicious Rank Federal Energy Management Program: Covered Product Category: Commercial Steam Cookers on Digg Find More places to share Federal Energy Management Program: Covered Product Category: Commercial Steam Cookers on AddThis.com... Energy-Efficient Products Federal Requirements Covered Product Categories

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Federal Energy Management Program: Covered Product Category: Centrifugal  

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Centrifugal Pumping System to someone by E-mail Centrifugal Pumping System to someone by E-mail Share Federal Energy Management Program: Covered Product Category: Centrifugal Pumping System on Facebook Tweet about Federal Energy Management Program: Covered Product Category: Centrifugal Pumping System on Twitter Bookmark Federal Energy Management Program: Covered Product Category: Centrifugal Pumping System on Google Bookmark Federal Energy Management Program: Covered Product Category: Centrifugal Pumping System on Delicious Rank Federal Energy Management Program: Covered Product Category: Centrifugal Pumping System on Digg Find More places to share Federal Energy Management Program: Covered Product Category: Centrifugal Pumping System on AddThis.com... Energy-Efficient Products Federal Requirements Covered Product Categories

427

Geothermal/Land Use | Open Energy Information  

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Use Use < Geothermal Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Land Use Leasing Exploration Well Field Power Plant Transmission Environment Water Use Print PDF Geothermal Land Use Planning General Regulatory Roadmap The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and the USDA Forest Service (FS) have prepared a joint Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (PEIS) to analyze and expedite the leasing of BLM-and FS-administered lands with high potential for renewable geothermal resources in 11 Western states and Alaska. Geothermal Land Use Planning is ... Example Land Use Plans References Information for Publication Standards for EA/EIS/Planning Documents IM 2004-110.pdf Fluid Mineral Leasing and Related Planning and National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Processes April 11, 2004 and

428

Resource Areas of Texas: Land.  

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days. Trans-Pecos I s.ooo.ooo Acres Vegetation: Uplands - at higher elevations, short grasses, some oak, pinon and ponder- osa pine; at lower elevations, short grasses, desert shrubs including salt-tolerant plants. Bottomlands - bunch grasses..., often covered with sea water in places. Elevation: Sea level to a few feet above sea level. Annual rainfall: 40 - 55 inches. Annual frost-free period: 270 - 300 days. Vegetation: Sedges, rushes, salt grasses. Coast Marsh 500,000 Acres Soils Dark...

Godfrey, Curtis L.; Carter, Clarence R.; McKee, Gordon S.

1967-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

429

Land Use Planning Handbook | Open Energy Information  

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certain public lands in their natural condition; that will provide food and habitat for fish and wildlife and domestic animals; that will provide for outdoor recreation and human...

430

Bureau of Land Management - Final Programmatic Environmental...  

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Reference LibraryAdd to library Report: Bureau of Land Management - Final Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement for Geothermal Leasing in the Western United States...

431

Landfill cover performance monitoring using time domain reflectometry  

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Time domain reflectometry (TDR) systems were installed to monitor soil moisture in two newly constructed landfill covers at the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory. Each TDR system includes four vertical arrays with each array consisting of four TDR probes located at depths of 15, 30, 45, and 60 cm. The deepest probes at 60 cm were installed beneath a compacted soil layer to analyze infiltration through the compacted layer. Based on the TDR data, infiltration through the two covers between March and October, 1997 ranged from less than measurable to 1.5 cm. However, due to a prohibition on penetrating the buried waste and resulting limits on probe placement depths, deeper percolation was not evaluated. Some of the advantages found in the application of TDR for infiltration monitoring at this site are the relative low cost and rugged nature of the equipment. Also, of particular importance, the ability to collect frequent moisture measurements allows the capture and evaluation of soil moisture changes resulting from episodic precipitation events. Disadvantages include the inability to install the probes into the waste, difficulties in interpretation of infiltration during freeze/thaw periods, and some excessive noise in the data.

Neher, E.R.; Cotten, G.B. [Parsons Infrastructure & Technology Group, Inc., Idaho Falls, ID (United States); McElroy, D. [Lockheed-Martin Idaho Technologies Company, Idaho Falls, ID (United States)

1998-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Microsoft PowerPoint - Proceedings Cover Sheets  

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Releases From CO Releases From CO 2 Storage Reservoirs: A Discussion of Natural Analogs, FEPs, And Modeling Needs Jens Birkholzer 1 , Karsten Pruess 1 , Jennifer Lewicki 1 , Jonny Rutqvist 1 , Chin-Fu Tsang 1 , Anhar Karimjee 2 1 Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA, USA 2 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington D.C., USA Abstract While the purpose of geologic storage in deep saline formations is to trap greenhouse gases underground, the potential exists for CO 2 to escape from the target reservoir, migrate upward along permeable pathways, and discharge at the land surface. In this paper, we evaluate the potential for such CO 2 discharges based on the analysis of natural analogs, where large releases of gas have been observed. We are particularly interested in circumstances that could generate sudden, possibly self-

433

Parker Planet_EA_Cover_final  

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inal inal E N V I R O N M E N TA L A S S E S S M E N T FOR PARKER - PLANET TAP 69-KV TRANSMISSION LINE REBUILD, UPGRADE AND RIGHT-OF-WAY ACTION Prepared For: US Department of Energy 615 South 43rd Avenue Phoenix, AZ 85009 Western Area Power Administration Wester n No: DOE/EA-1685 DOI-BLM-AZ-C030-2009-0051-EA COOPERATING AGENCIES: US Bureau of Land Management US F ish and Wildlife Ser vice FINAL ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT DOE/EA-1685 DOI-BLM-AZ-C030-2009-0051-EA Parker-Planet Tap 69-kV Transmission Line Rebuild, Upgrade, and Right-of-Way Action San Bernardino County, California and Mohave and La Paz Counties, Arizona

434

Microsoft PowerPoint - Proceedings Cover Sheets  

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Total Soil Carbon and Other Nutrients Using Laser-Induced Breakdown Total Soil Carbon and Other Nutrients Using Laser-Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy (LIBS) R. D. Harris, P. J. Unkefer, M. H. Ebinger, C. W. Meyer, J. E. Fessenden-Rahn, and S. M. Clegg Introduction Developing accurate and rapid methods of measuring soil and plant nutrients is important for increasing soil productivity as well as reducing the costs of precision farming. Loss of soil carbon during the past 150 years has depleted many of the most productive soils and resulted in degradation of marginal soils. Organic matter is needed in soil to provide texture and prevent leaching of other essential nutrients. Terrestrial carbon management and sequestration produces a variety of benefits which include reclamation of degraded lands, increased soil productivity, reduced erosion, and potentially, slowing carbon

435

201074 v1 cover.ai  

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B-1 ESA / 201074 B-1 ESA / 201074 Public Circulation Draft January 22, 2007 APPENDIX B LRDP Principles, Strategies and LBNL Design Guidelines I. LRDP Plan Principles Preserve and enhance the environmental qualities of the site as a model of resource conservation and environmental stewardship. As a leader in energy and environmental research and the stewards of this extraordinary site the Laboratory has an opportunity and responsibility with each new project to be a model for environmentally responsible development. Construction of new facilities will take place on land within already developed areas of the site to allow undisturbed open space to remain at the site's perimeter. Sensitive habitats and riparian areas are protected and stands of screening trees will be

436

Microsoft PowerPoint - Proceedings Cover Sheets  

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Carbon Dioxide Emission Offset Costs: Economic Carbon Dioxide Emission Offset Costs: Economic Consequences of Terrestrial Carbon Sequestration in a Seven- State Region of the U.S. May 8-11, 2006 * Hilton Alexandria Mark Center * Alexandria, Virginia M. M. Sperow Sperow , L. , L. Biehl Biehl , J. Dooley, S. Duiker, P. Grace, R. , J. Dooley, S. Duiker, P. Grace, R. Lal Lal , W. , W. McFee McFee , and B. , and B. Needelman Needelman MRCSP Region * Population: 50.8 million (one in six Americans) * Gross Regional Product: $1,534 billion (16% of U.S. economy) * 21.5 % of all electricity generated in the U.S. * 77% of electricity generated from coal * 1990 CO 2 emissions 919 Tg MRCSP Land-Uses Analyzed and Team * Non-eroded Cropland - The Ohio State University: Rattan Lal * Eroded Cropland - Purdue University: William McFee

437

Microsoft PowerPoint - Proceedings Cover Sheets  

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Fifth Annual Conference on Fifth Annual Conference on Carbon Capture & Sequestration Steps Toward Deployment Terrestrial Sequestration Fly Ash Characteristics and Carbon Sequestration Potential May 8-11, 2006 * Hilton Alexandria Mark Center * Alexandria, Virginia Anthony V. Palumbo (presenter), James E. Amonette * , Jana R. Tarver, Lisa A. Fagan and Meghan S. McNeilly Oak Ridge National Laboratory, *Pacific Northwest National Laboratory OAK RIDGE NATIONAL LABORATORY U. S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Introduction: The overall goal of the project was to examine the use of fly ash in promoting carbon sequestration in association with coal mine reclamation Kickapoo strip mine in the early 20th Century *Illinois State Geological Survey Approach * Retrospective studies of carbon accumulation on reclaimed mine lands

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Environmental Assessment for the Proposed Withdrawal of Public Lands Within and Surrounding the Calliente Rail Corrider, Nevada  

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QA: N/A QA: N/A Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT FOR THE PROPOSED WITHDRAWAL OF PUBLIC LANDS WITHIN AND SURROUNDING THE CALIENTE RAIL CORRIDOR, NEVADA DOE/EA 1545 December 2005 U.S. Department of Energy Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management Las Vegas, Nevada U.S. Department of the Interior Bureau of Land Management Ely, Nevada INTENTIONALLY LEFT BLANK December 2005 i COVER SHEET Lead Agency: U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Cooperating Agency: U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Title: Environmental Assessment (EA) for the Proposed Withdrawal of Public Lands Within and Surrounding the Caliente Rail Corridor, Nevada (DOE/EA 1545) For further information contact:

439

Power Plant Optimization Demonstration Projects Cover Photos:  

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5 SEPTEMBER 2007 5 SEPTEMBER 2007 Power Plant Optimization Demonstration Projects Cover Photos: * Top left: Coal Creek Station * Top right: Big Bend Power Station * Bottom left: Baldwin Energy Complex * Bottom right: Limestone Power Plant A report on four projects conducted under separate cooperative agreements between the U.S. Department of Energy and: * Great River Energy * Tampa Electric Company * Pegasus Technologies * NeuCo. , Inc.  Power Plant Optimization Demonstration Projects Executive Summary .......................................................................................4 Background: Power Plant Optimization ......................................................5 Lignite Fuel Enhancement Project ...............................................................8

440

Microsoft Word - Cover Sheet.doc  

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1 1 Chapters 1 through 11 Final Site-Wide Environmental Impact Statement for Continued Operation of Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico DOE/EIS-0380 May 2008 iii COVER SHEET Responsible Agency: U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) Title: Final Site-Wide Environmental Impact Statement for Continued Operation of Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico (SWEIS) (DOE/EIS-0380) Location: Los Alamos, New Mexico For additional information or for copies of the SWEIS, contact: Elizabeth Withers, EIS Document Manager NNSA Service Center - Albuquerque

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441

Microsoft PowerPoint - Proceedings Cover Sheets  

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Climate Change Policy and Climate Change Policy and Technology: An Update Stephen D. Eule Director Climate Change Technology Program U.S. Department of Energy Fifth Annual Conference on Carbon Capture and Sequestration 9 May 2006 2 U.S. Approach U.S. approach to climate change harnesses the power of markets and technological innovation, maintains economic growth, and encourages global participation. Reaffirms U.S. commitment to goal of UNFCCC. Places climate change in a broader development context. Four basic elements: near-term policies & measures, including tax incentives; improved climate science; advanced technologies; and international collaboration. I reaffirm America's commitment to the United Nations Framework Convention and its central goal, to stabilize atmospheric

442

Land Ethics for Bureau of Land Management Employees1 Duane DePaepe2  

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Land Ethics for Bureau of Land Management Employees1 Duane DePaepe2 Abstract: With increased expected to make what is perceived as "right decisions." The ethical dimensions of often highly complex is designed to promote a land ethic awareness among a wide spectrum of bureau employees who contribute

Standiford, Richard B.

443

VVER safety research: the COVERS project  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

In the VVER operating countries, as in a number of European Union (EU) countries, the share of nuclear power in the total energy generation is significant. The safety and reliability of VVER operation is therefore not only the key requirement imposed for the prevention of possible radiological accidents, but is also dictated by economic aspects. The Co-ordination Action 'VVER Safety Research' (COVERS) project was opened on 1 April 2005 (planned to run for 36 months) with the objective of improving the professional and communication environment necessary to ensure continued safe and efficient operation of Nuclear Power Plants (NPPs) with VVER-440 and VVER-1000 reactors. The project coordination activities cover important areas such as operational safety, materials and equipment ageing, and information and knowledge management, so that the shared information will contribute not only to the enhancement of the plants' safety, but also to their operational efficiency. Effective experience and information exchanges between participating organisations and end-users are based on appropriate communication tools. Significant attention is paid to the task of integrating the resulting information with that accumulated in the countries outside of the EU (Bulgaria, Ukraine, Russia), which operate a large number of VVER reactors.

Ivo Vasa

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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26 umass amherst dense morning fog covered the vast snowy landscape,  

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snowshoe tracks, I was abruptly stopped by the sight of Lawrence gazing at a 500 foot-wide power line substantially changed by a massive system of dams, res- ervoirs, power plants, roads, and transmission lines that cover an area as large as the state of Florida. The steel towers and power lines loomed above us like

Schweik, Charles M.

445

Long-term Water Balance Monitoring of Engineered Covers for Waste Containment Robert C. Reedy1  

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Long-term Water Balance Monitoring of Engineered Covers for Waste Containment Robert C. Reedy1 infiltration into underlying waste. The purpose of this study is to evaluate a variety of monitoring and temperature data, can reliably monitor water storage changes. The non- invasive nature of EM measurements

Scanlon, Bridget R.

446

Intercode Comparisons for Simulating Water Balance in an Engineered Cover Scanlon, Bridget R.,1  

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to evaluate proposed cover designs for waste containment facilities and remediation sites and to estimate long-term the various codes was in the partitioning of precipitation into evaporation and soil water storage is irrigation, R0 is runoff, ET is evapotranspiration, D is drainage, and S is change in soil water storage

Scanlon, Bridget R.

447

MODIS Land Products Subsets Demo  

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GLOBAL Subsetting and GLOBAL Subsetting and Visualization Tool Webinar: Bringing time-series satellite-based land data to the field scientist National Aeronautics and Space Administration www.nasa.gov Suresh K.S. Vannan and Tammy Walker Beaty Oak Ridge National Laboratory Distributed Active Archive Center, ORNL DAAC July 24 and 25, 2013 National Aeronautics and Space Administration Tammy Walker Beaty 2 About ORNL DAAC * The Oak Ridge National Laboratory Distributed Active Archive Center (ORNL DAAC) for biogeochemical dynamics is one of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Earth Observing System Data and Information System (EOSDIS) data centers managed by the Earth Science Data and Information System (ESDIS) Project, which is responsible for providing users with access to data from NASA's Earth Science

448

Restoration of surface-mined lands with rainfall harvesting  

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Strip mining for coal in the arid western US will remove grazing land as energy demands are met. Conventional resotration usually includes leveling the spoil banks and covering them with top soil, fertilizing, seeding and irrigation with well or river water. An overview of research on an alternate method of restoring this land is reported. From 1976 through 1981 studies were conducted on the use of water harvesting, the collection and use of rainfall runoff, to restore the vegetative productivity of strip mined lands in arid regions. These studies tested the technical and economic feasibility of using partially leveled spoil banks at strip mines as catchment areas to collect and direct runoff to the topsoiled valley floor where crops were cultivated. Information was collected on the efficiency of seven treatments to increase runoff from the catchment areas and on the productivity of seven crops. The experiments were conducted in arid areas of Washington, Arizona, and Colorado. It was concluded that water harvesting can replace or augment expensive and inadequate supplies of well and river water in arid regions with a suitable climate. These studies showed that some treatments provided adequate runoff to produce a useful crop in the valleys, thus making this alternative approach to restoration technically feasible. This approach was also potentially economically feasible where the treatment costs of the catchment areas were low, the treatment was effective, the crop was productive and valuable, and earthmoving costs were lower than with conventional restoration involving complete leveling of spoil banks. It was also concluded that water harvesting can be made more effective with further information on catchment area treatments, which crops are most adaptable to water harvesting, the optimum incline of the catchment areas and climatic influences on water harvesting.

Sauer, R.H.; Rickard, W.H.

1982-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

449

The origins of modern biodiversity on land  

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...led to sustained and substantial global warming, acid rain and stagnation of the...a time of continuing pulses of global warming, and life in the sea and on land did not recover; indeed there was a coal gap on land and a coral gap in...

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

450

Economic Benefit of Land Conservation in Protecting  

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by plants instead of traveling into the water system #12;Water Storage on Conservation Lands · Upland areas.9 billion · In terms of water quality and groundwater purification, returns of $13.2 billion estimated #12Economic Benefit of Land Conservation in Protecting Water Resources November 2, 2011 Presented by

Demers, Nora Egan

451

SPECIES COMPOSITION OF INDUSTRIAL TRAWL FISH LANDINGS  

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346; SPECIES COMPOSITION OF INDUSTRIAL TRAWL FISH LANDINGS IN NEW ENGLAND, 1958 SPECIAL SCIENTIFIC REPORT-FISHERIES Na 346 #12;#12;United States Department of the Interior, Fred A. Seaton, Secretary FishKernan, Director SPECIES COMPOSITION OF INDUSTRIAL TRAWL-FISH LANDINGS IN NEW ENGLAND, 1958 by Robert L. Edwards

452

Federal Energy Management Program: Covered Product Category: Commercial  

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Federal Energy Management Program: Covered Product Category: Refrigerated  

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Refrigerated Beverage Vending Machines to someone by E-mail Refrigerated Beverage Vending Machines to someone by E-mail Share Federal Energy Management Program: Covered Product Category: Refrigerated Beverage Vending Machines on Facebook Tweet about Federal Energy Management Program: Covered Product Category: Refrigerated Beverage Vending Machines on Twitter Bookmark Federal Energy Management Program: Covered Product Category: Refrigerated Beverage Vending Machines on Google Bookmark Federal Energy Management Program: Covered Product Category: Refrigerated Beverage Vending Machines on Delicious Rank Federal Energy Management Program: Covered Product Category: Refrigerated Beverage Vending Machines on Digg Find More places to share Federal Energy Management Program: Covered Product Category: Refrigerated Beverage Vending Machines on AddThis.com...

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Federal Energy Management Program: Covered Product Category: Luminaires  

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Luminaires (Light Fixtures) to someone by E-mail Luminaires (Light Fixtures) to someone by E-mail Share Federal Energy Management Program: Covered Product Category: Luminaires (Light Fixtures) on Facebook Tweet about Federal Energy Management Program: Covered Product Category: Luminaires (Light Fixtures) on Twitter Bookmark Federal Energy Management Program: Covered Product Category: Luminaires (Light Fixtures) on Google Bookmark Federal Energy Management Program: Covered Product Category: Luminaires (Light Fixtures) on Delicious Rank Federal Energy Management Program: Covered Product Category: Luminaires (Light Fixtures) on Digg Find More places to share Federal Energy Management Program: Covered Product Category: Luminaires (Light Fixtures) on AddThis.com... Energy-Efficient Products Federal Requirements

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Marine Fisheries On the cover: A corral  

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Energy, Fish Muscle Changes, Aluminum in Fish, and Ludwig Named 21 The Tuna Fisheries of South Africa, Angola, and Ghana; Finland's Fish Trade; World Fish Meal and Oil Production; Mexican Fish Meal; Rafts

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AG Land 4 | Open Energy Information  

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AG Land 4 AG Land 4 Facility AG Land 4 Sector Wind energy Facility Type Community Wind Facility Status In Service Owner AG Land Energy LLC Developer AG Land Energy LLC Energy Purchaser Alliant Energy Location Story County IA Coordinates 42.206397°, -93.325714° 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":42.206397,"lon":-93.325714,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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AG Land 3 | Open Energy Information  

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Name AG Land 3 Name AG Land 3 Facility AG Land 3 Sector Wind energy Facility Type Community Wind Facility Status In Service Owner AG Land Energy LLC Developer AG Land Energy LLC Energy Purchaser Alliant Energy Location Story County IA Coordinates 42.146061°, -93.428028° 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":42.146061,"lon":-93.428028,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Chesapeake Forest Lands (Maryland) | Department of Energy  

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Chesapeake Forest Lands (Maryland) Chesapeake Forest Lands (Maryland) Chesapeake Forest Lands (Maryland) < Back Eligibility Agricultural Commercial Construction Developer Fed. Government Fuel Distributor General Public/Consumer Industrial Installer/Contractor Institutional Investor-Owned Utility Local Government Low-Income Residential Multi-Family Residential Municipal/Public Utility Nonprofit Residential Retail Supplier Rural Electric Cooperative Schools State/Provincial Govt Systems Integrator Transportation Tribal Government Utility Savings Category Alternative Fuel Vehicles Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Buying & Making Electricity Water Home Weatherization Solar Wind Program Info Start Date 1999 State Maryland Program Type Siting and Permitting Provider Maryland Department of Natural Resources The Chesapeake Forest Lands are most of the former land holdings of the

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AG Land 2 | Open Energy Information  

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AG Land 2 AG Land 2 Facility AG Land 2 Sector Wind energy Facility Type Community Wind Facility Status In Service Owner AG Land Energy LLC Developer AG Land Energy LLC Energy Purchaser Alliant Energy Location Story County IA Coordinates 41.904231°, -93.354864° 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":41.904231,"lon":-93.354864,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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AG Land 6 | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

AG Land 6 AG Land 6 Jump to: navigation, search Name AG Land 6 Facility AG Land 6 Sector Wind energy Facility Type Community Wind Facility Status In Service Owner AG Land Energy LLC Developer Enervation LLC Energy Purchaser Alliant Energy Location Hamilton County IA Coordinates 42.335536°, -93.632344° 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":42.335536,"lon":-93.632344,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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GRR/Section 3-NV-a - State Land Leasing Process and Land Access | Open  

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Page Page Edit with form History Facebook icon Twitter icon » GRR/Section 3-NV-a - State Land Leasing Process and Land Access < GRR Jump to: navigation, search GRR-logo.png GEOTHERMAL REGULATORY ROADMAP Roadmap Home Roadmap Help List of Sections Section 3-NV-a - State Land Leasing Process and Land Access 03NVAStateLandLeasingProcess.pdf Click to View Fullscreen Contact Agencies Nevada Division of State Lands Regulations & Policies Nevada Revised Statutes (NRS) Nevada Administrative Code (NAC) NRS 322.010-322.040 Leases for Extraction of Oil, Coal, Gas or Geothermal Resources Triggers None specified Click "Edit With Form" above to add content 03NVAStateLandLeasingProcess.pdf Error creating thumbnail: Page number not in range. Error creating thumbnail: Page number not in range.

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Federal Energy Management Program: Covered Product Category: Light  

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Covered Product Covered Product Category: Light Commercial Heating and Cooling to someone by E-mail Share Federal Energy Management Program: Covered Product Category: Light Commercial Heating and Cooling on Facebook Tweet about Federal Energy Management Program: Covered Product Category: Light Commercial Heating and Cooling on Twitter Bookmark Federal Energy Management Program: Covered Product Category: Light Commercial Heating and Cooling on Google Bookmark Federal Energy Management Program: Covered Product Category: Light Commercial Heating and Cooling on Delicious Rank Federal Energy Management Program: Covered Product Category: Light Commercial Heating and Cooling on Digg Find More places to share Federal Energy Management Program: Covered Product Category: Light Commercial Heating and Cooling on AddThis.com...

463

A Binary Firefly Algorithm for the Set Covering Problem  

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The non-unicost Set Covering Problem is a well-known NP-hard ... produce very competitive results solving the portfolio of set covering problems from the OR-Library.

Broderick Crawford; Ricardo Soto

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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2014 Wind Program Peer Review Report Cover | Department of Energy  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

2014 Wind Program Peer Review Report Cover 2014 Wind Program Peer Review Report Cover 2014 Wind Program Peer Review Report.JPG More Documents & Publications 2014 Water Power Peer...

465

Graphene cover-promoted metal-catalyzed reactions  

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Graphene cover-promoted metal-catalyzed reactions...Pt(111) surface covered by monolayer graphene sheets. Surface science measurements...functional calculations show that the graphene overlayer weakens the strong interaction...

Yunxi Yao; Qiang Fu; Y. Y. Zhang; Xuefei Weng; Huan Li; Mingshu Chen; Li Jin; Aiyi Dong; Rentao Mu; Peng Jiang; Li Liu; Hendrik Bluhm; Zhi Liu; S. B. Zhang; Xinhe Bao

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

466

CV R & CCVs, Resumes, & Cover Agilent Technologies, Inc.  

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CV R & CCVs, Resumes, & Cover Letters Linda Lim Agilent Technologies, Inc. #12;In depth look. Qualified requirements #12;CV & resumes: the difference is?CV & resumes: the difference is? Cover letters

Puglisi, Joseph

467

Federal Energy Management Program: Covered Product Category: Water-Cooled  

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Covered Product Covered Product Category: Water-Cooled Electric Chillers to someone by E-mail Share Federal Energy Management Program: Covered Product Category: Water-Cooled Electric Chillers on Facebook Tweet about Federal Energy Management Program: Covered Product Category: Water-Cooled Electric Chillers on Twitter Bookmark Federal Energy Management Program: Covered Product Category: Water-Cooled Electric Chillers on Google Bookmark Federal Energy Management Program: Covered Product Category: Water-Cooled Electric Chillers on Delicious Rank Federal Energy Management Program: Covered Product Category: Water-Cooled Electric Chillers on Digg Find More places to share Federal Energy Management Program: Covered Product Category: Water-Cooled Electric Chillers on AddThis.com...

468

Sustainable Land Lab Tour | Photosynthetic Antenna Research Center  

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Sustainable Land Lab Tour Sustainable Land Lab Tour PARC researchers and guests were taken on a tour of the new Sustainable land lab and shown the rennovations going on in North...

469

Microsoft PowerPoint - Proceedings Cover Sheets  

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Vision of the Future for Large-Scale Carbon Vision of the Future for Large-Scale Carbon Dioxide Capture and Storage: Findings from Phase 2 of the Global Energy Technology Strategy Project James J Dooley (dooleyj@battelle.org), Marshall Wise, Bob Dahowski, Casie Davidson, Neeraj Gupta, Elizabeth Malone Joint Global Change Research Institute May 10, 2006 PNNL-SA-49899 2 The Global Energy Technology Strategy Project * Unique, multinational, public/private sector research program launched in 1998 to better understand the role of technology in addressing climate change. * First GTSP summary report released in 2001 at a special session at COP6 in the Hague which articulated the need for a multi-pronged, systematic strategy for addressing climate change that must include four key components: - Adaptation

470

Modeling of pool spreading of LNG on land  

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Abstract This paper presents a source term model for estimating the rate of spreading of LNG and other cryogenic mixtures on unconfined land. The model takes into account the composition changes of a boiling mixture, the varying thermodynamic properties due to preferential boiling within the mixture and the effect of the various boiling regimes on conductive heat transfer. A sensitivity analysis is conducted to determine the relative effect of each of these phenomena on pool spread. The model is applied to continuous and instantaneous spills. The model is compared to literature experimental data on cryogenic pool spreading.

Omar Basha; Tomasz Olewski; Luc Vchot; Marcelo Castier; Sam Mannan

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

471

Carbon sequestration in agricultural soils via cultivation of cover crops A meta-analysis  

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Abstract A promising option to sequester carbon in agricultural soils is the inclusion of cover crops in cropping systems. The advantage of cover crops as compared to other management practices that increase soil organic carbon (SOC) is that they neither cause a decline in yields, like extensification, nor carbon losses in other systems, like organic manure applications may do. However, the effect of cover crop green manuring on SOC stocks is widely overlooked. We therefore conducted a meta-analysis to derive a carbon response function describing SOC stock changes as a function of time. Data from 139 plots at 37 different sites were compiled. In total, the cover crop treatments had a significantly higher SOC stock than the reference croplands. The time since introduction of cover crops in crop rotations was linearly correlated with SOC stock change (R2=0.19) with an annual change rate of 0.320.08Mgha?1yr?1 in a mean soil depth of 22cm and during the observed period of up to 54 years. Elevation above sea level of the plot and sampling depth could be used as explanatory variables to improve the model fit. Assuming that the observed linear SOC accumulation would not proceed indefinitely, we modeled the average SOC stock change with the carbon turnover model RothC. The predicted new steady state was reached after 155 years of cover crop cultivation with a total mean SOC stock accumulation of 16.71.5Mgha?1 for a soil depth of 22cm. Thus, the C input driven SOC sequestration with the introduction of cover crops proved to be highly efficient. We estimated a potential global SOC sequestration of 0.120.03PgCyr?1, which would compensate for 8% of the direct annual greenhouse gas emissions from agriculture. However, altered N2O emissions and albedo due to cover crop cultivation have not been taken into account here. Data on those processes, which are most likely species-specific, would be needed for reliable greenhouse gas budgets.

Christopher Poeplau; Axel Don

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

472

Algorithms for Polytope Covering and Approximation, and for Approximate  

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@research.att.com Abstract This paper gives an algorithm for polytope covering: let L and U be sets of points in RdAlgorithms for Polytope Covering and Approximation, and for Approximate Closest-point Queries draft , comprising n points altogether. A cover for L from U is a set C U with L a subset of the convex hull of C

Clarkson, Kenneth L.

473

A New Genetic Algorithm for Set Covering Problems  

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A New Genetic Algorithm for Set Covering Problems Annual Operational Research Conference 42, Swansea, UK, 2000. An indirect genetic algorithm for the non-unicost set covering problem is presented UK uxa@cs.nott.ac.uk #12;2 Background Aim: � Develop a Genetic Algorithm to solve Set Covering

Aickelin, Uwe

474

A Local 2-approximation Algorithm for the Vertex Cover Problem  

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A Local 2-approximation Algorithm for the Vertex Cover Problem Matti °Astrand, Patrik Flor.lastname}@cs.helsinki.fi Abstract. We present a distributed 2-approximation algorithm for the minimum vertex cover problem and Johnson's [2] list. In a centralised setting, the polynomial-time approximability of the vertex cover

Suomela, Jukka

475

An Improved Approximation Algorithm For Vertex Cover with Hard Capacities  

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An Improved Approximation Algorithm For Vertex Cover with Hard Capacities #3; Rajiv Gandhi y Eran-hard as it generalizes the well-known vertex cover problem. Previously, approximation algorithms with an approximation version of this problem is at least as hard as set cover; in addition, they developed a 3-approximation

Srinivasan, Aravind

476

Geometric and capacitated set cover Exact and approximation algorithms for  

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Geometric and capacitated set cover ' & $ % Exact and approximation algorithms for geometric and capacitated set cover problems Piotr Berman Pennsylvania State University Marek Karpinski Bonn University Andrzej Lingas Lund University July 22, 2010 COCOON 2010 Page 1 #12;Geometric and capacitated set cover

Berman, Piotr

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Algorithms for Polytope Covering and Approximation, and for Approximate  

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@research.att.com Abstract This paper gives an algorithm for polytope covering : let L and U be sets of points in R dAlgorithms for Polytope Covering and Approximation, and for Approximate Closest-point Queries draft , comprising n points altogether. A cover for L from U is a set C #26; U with L a subset of the convex hull

Clarkson, Kenneth L.

478

Algorithms for Polytope Covering and Approximation, and for Approximate  

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an algorithm for polytope covering: let L and U be sets of points in Rd, comprising n points altogether Algorithms for Polytope Covering and Approximation, and for Approximate. A cover for L from U is a set C U with L a subset of the convex hull of C. Suppose c

Clarkson, Kenneth L.

479

CLOUD COVER REPORTING BIAS AT MAJOR AIRPORTS Richard Perez  

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CLOUD COVER REPORTING BIAS AT MAJOR AIRPORTS Richard Perez Joshua A. Bonaventura-Sparagna & Marek Kmiecik ASRC, SUNY, Albany, NY Ray George & David Renné NREL, Golden, CO ABSTRACT Cloud cover has been generated all or in part from cloud cover measurements [1,2]. This paper presents evidence

Perez, Richard R.

480

Analysis and Design of Evapotranspirative Cover for Hazardous Waste Landfill  

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Analysis and Design of Evapotranspirative Cover for Hazardous Waste Landfill Jorge G. Zornberg, M, Inc. OII Superfund landfill in southern California. This cover system constitutes the first ET cover:6 427 CE Database subject headings: Evapotranspiration; Coating; Landfills; Hazardous waste; Design

Zornberg, Jorge G.

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On Covering Points with Conics and Strips in the Plane  

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are replaced by affine hyperplanes bounded by dimension d. Line cover is NP-hard, so is its hyperplane analogue. Our thesis focuses on few extensions of hyperplane cover and line cover. One of the techniques used to study NP-hard problems is Fixed Parameter...

Tiwari, Praveen 1985-

2012-12-10T23:59:59.000Z

482

Waste Isolation Pilot Plant, Land Management Plan  

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To reflect the requirement of section 4 of the Wastes Isolation Pilot Plant Land Withdrawal Act (the Act) (Public Law 102-579), this land management plan has been written for the withdrawal area consistent with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976. The objective of this document, per the Act, is to describe the plan for the use of the withdrawn land until the end of the decommissioning phase. The plan identifies resource values within the withdrawal area and promotes the concept of multiple-use management. The plan also provides opportunity for participation in the land use planning process by the public and local, State, and Federal agencies. Chapter 1, Introduction, provides the reader with the purpose of this land management plan as well as an overview of the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant. Chapter 2, Affected Environment, is a brief description of the existing resources within the withdrawal area. Chapter 3, Management Objectives and Planned Actions, describes the land management objectives and actions taken to accomplish these objectives.

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1993-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Use of datasets derived from time-series AVHRR imagery as surrogates for land cover maps in predicting species' distributions  

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). The independent test data were used to measure omission rates, and 100 omission was used as a measure of model quality. For each species, Kruskal-Wallis ANOVA tests were used to test differences between control and experimental groups and among... error. Error bars depict standard error. For explanation of model names (X axis), see Tables 1 and 2. For Aphelocoma californica, the topography-only and the topography plus climate groups of experiments were significantly different (Kruskal-Wallis...

Egbert, Stephen L.; Martí nez-Meyer, Enrique; Ortega-Huerta, Miguel; Peterson, A. Townsend

2002-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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2662 IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON GEOSCIENCE AND REMOTE SENSING, VOL. 49, NO. 7, JULY 2011 Spatially Adaptive Classification of Land Cover  

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October 21, 2010; accepted November 28, 2010. Date of publication March 17, 2011; date of current version

Ghosh, Joydeep

485

Effective Roughness Calculated from Satellite-Derived Land Cover Maps and Hedge-Information used in a Weather Forecasting Model  

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In numerical weather prediction, climate and hydrologicalmodelling, the grid cell size is typically larger than the horizontal length scales of variations in aerodynamicroughness, surface temperature and surfa...

Charlotte B. Hasager; Niels W. Nielsen; Niels Otto Jensen

2003-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

486

Airports and land use planning  

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The EPA has developed an Airport Noise Regulatory concept including an impact analysis methodology and a readily understandable format for the presentation of results. The regulatory process provides a means of reducing and/or preventing aviation noise impacts via a balanced mix of aviation actions and lead use controls. The analysis methodology which EPA has developed is based upon a comparison of aviation noise and the background levels which are due to all sources other than aviation. Hence the noise impacts of multi modal systems can be evaluated. Noise criteria have been developed for the classification of airports by severity of impact and for goals necessary to protect the public health and welfare. The regulatory process was designed to insure participation of the airport proprietor local governments and the general public. Each airport noise abatement plan will be subjected to public scrutiny in an open hearing as well as to review by the Federal Aviation Administration with consulation by the EPA. The process results in an airport operating pier for noise abatement which is basic to land use planning.

S. E. Starley

1976-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

487

Bureau of Land Management - Geothermal Drilling Permit | Open...  

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Bureau of Land Management - Geothermal Drilling Permit Jump to: navigation, search OpenEI Reference LibraryAdd to library Form: Bureau of Land Management - Geothermal Drilling...

488

Accuracy Assessment for Forest and Land Use Maps (English version...  

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Accuracy Assessment for Forest and Land Use Maps (English version) Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: Accuracy Assessment for Forest and Land Use Maps...

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EIS-0222: Hanford Comprehensive Land-Use Plan | Department of...  

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

222: Hanford Comprehensive Land-Use Plan EIS-0222: Hanford Comprehensive Land-Use Plan SUMMARY DOE has prepared the EIS to evaluate the potential environmental impacts associated...

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Small Body Landings Using Autonomous Onboard Optical Navigation  

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Spacecraft landings on small bodies (asteroids and comets) present special challenges from a navigation perspective ... , with the resultant accuracy requirement to target landing areas fairly tight. Because the ...

Shyam Bhaskaran; Sumita Nandi

2011-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Geothermal/Land Use Planning | Open Energy Information  

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Print PDF Geothermal Land Use Planning General Regulatory Roadmap The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and the USDA Forest Service (FS) have prepared a joint Programmatic...

492

INL Comprehensive Land Use and Environmental Stewardship Report  

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INL Comprehensive Land Use and Environmental Stewardship Report The Idaho National Laboratory announced recently that the Comprehensive Land Use and Environmental Stewardship...

493

RAPID/Geothermal/Land Use/Federal | Open Energy Information  

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GeothermalLand UseFederal < RAPID | Geothermal | Land Use Jump to: navigation, search RAPID Regulatory and Permitting Information Desktop Toolkit BETA RAPID Toolkit About...

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Guidelines for Low Emission Land use Planning | Open Energy Informatio...  

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Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: Guidelines for Low Emission Land use Planning AgencyCompany Organization: USAID LEAF Sector: Climate, Land...

495

Vision-Based Precision Landings of a Tailsitter UAV.  

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??We present a method of performing precision landings of a vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) unmanned air vehicle (UAV) with the use of an onboard (more)

Millet, Paul Travis 1982-

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

496

EA-1856: Conveyance of Land and Facilities at the Portsmouth...  

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

6: Conveyance of Land and Facilities at the Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant for Economic Development Purposes, Piketon, Ohio EA-1856: Conveyance of Land and Facilities at the...

497

Green Infrastructure and Flood Resiliency-Land Use Management...  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

Green Infrastructure and Flood Resiliency-Land Use Management as an Adaptation Strategy in the Built Environment Green Infrastructure and Flood Resiliency-Land Use Management as an...

498

Oregon Land Management Division - Easements | Open Energy Information  

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Division - Easements Jump to: navigation, search OpenEI Reference LibraryAdd to library Web Site: Oregon Land Management Division - Easements Author Oregon Land Management Division...

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Cover Photo The cover photo for the 2013 Academic Program Review Self Study document features a member of the Fightin'  

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#12;Cover Photo The cover photo for the 2013 Academic Program Review Self Study document features in the elimination of two non-tenure tracked lecturer positions and the loss of all but one hard- funded research

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Land Division: Uniform Environmental Covenants Program (Alabama) |  

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Land Division: Uniform Environmental Covenants Program (Alabama) Land Division: Uniform Environmental Covenants Program (Alabama) Land Division: Uniform Environmental Covenants Program (Alabama) < Back Eligibility Agricultural Commercial Construction Fed. Government Industrial Local Government Savings Category Alternative Fuel Vehicles Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Buying & Making Electricity Water Home Weatherization Solar Wind Program Info State Alabama Program Type Environmental Regulations These regulations apply to environmental covenants arising from environmental response projects conducted under any of the following Alabama Department of Environmental Management programs: Scrap tire remediation sites, Soil and groundwater remediation sites, Leaking storage tank remediation sites, Solid waste disposal sites, Hazardous waste