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  1. CI-OFF Ex A (Rev. 0.2, 4/9/13) Exhibit A General Conditions

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    Democratic Republic of Congo, Djibouti, East Timor, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Kiribati, Laos, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar,...

  2. NCIPO Ex A (Rev. 2.1, 4/9/13) Exhibit A General Conditions

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    Democratic Republic of Congo, Djibouti, East Timor, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Kiribati, Laos, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar,...

  3. de Madagascar Dossier de presse

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    Lémuriens de Madagascar Dossier de presse #12;Lémuriens de Madagascar -- 2 -- Les Publications. Mittermeier, Edward E. Louis Jr., Olivier Langrand, Christoph Schwitzer, Claude-Anne Gauthier, Anthony B

  4. Assessment of Biomass Resources in Liberia

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    Milbrandt, A.

    2009-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Biomass resources meet about 99.5% of the Liberian population?s energy needs so they are vital to basic welfare and economic activity. Already, traditional biomass products like firewood and charcoal are the primary energy source used for domestic cooking and heating. However, other more efficient biomass technologies are available that could open opportunities for agriculture and rural development, and provide other socio-economic and environmental benefits.The main objective of this study is to estimate the biomass resources currently and potentially available in the country and evaluate their contribution for power generation and the production of transportation fuels. It intends to inform policy makers and industry developers of the biomass resource availability in Liberia, identify areas with high potential, and serve as a base for further, more detailed site-specific assessments.

  5. Women and post-conflict development : a case study on Liberia

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    Massaquoi, William N

    2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Liberia seems an ostensible 'poster child' in light of the call by women's rights advocates to insert women in all aspects of the political, social, and economic transition in post-conflict countries. Liberia has elected ...

  6. Laos: Energy Resources | Open Energy Information

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    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Google Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data CenterFranconia, Virginia: Energy Resources Jump to:46 - 429Lacey, Washington:Lakeville, MN) Jump to:LamarJumpElectric CoopLansingLaos:

  7. A historical view and proposal analysis of the strategic role of the transportation sector in the economic development of post-war Liberia

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    Kwame Corkrum, Ellen

    2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    This thesis examines the proposals for building and improving the transportation sector in Liberia, primarily the roads while providing immediate social opportunities and employment for many of the poor in Liberia. As ...

  8. Increasing Opportunities for Adolescent Girls: An Evaluation of AGALI's Malawi and Liberia Programs

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    Kammen, Daniel M.

    Increasing Opportunities for Adolescent Girls: An Evaluation of AGALI's Malawi and Liberia Programs May 1, 2012 Prepared for the AGALI Program of the Public Health@berkeley.edu The author conducted this study as part of the program of professional education

  9. Improvement of Urban Environmental Sanitation Services (UESS) in Ban Hatsady Tai, Vientiane City, Lao PDR

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    Richner, Heinz

    Public Works and Transport Institute (PTI), Vientiane, Lao PDR 2 Asian Institute of Technology (AIT Tai, Vientiane City (Lao PDR) is currently being implemented by the Public Works and Transport supply, storm water drainage, and sanitation and solid waste management) in a comprehensive manner. Using

  10. Women Weaving Well-Being: The Social Reproduction of Health in Laos

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    Lundberg, Kristin V.

    2008-04-30T23:59:59.000Z

    WOMEN WEAVING WELL-BEING: THE SOCIAL REPRODUCTION OF HEALTH IN LAOS By ?2008 Kristin Vivian Lundberg B.A., California State University Los Angeles 1972 M.A., California State University Chico 1996 Submitted to the graduate degree... and Health Goals of the Study??????????12 B. The Social Reproduction of Health?????.??????...13 C. Structure of the Study?????????????????16 D. Hypotheses of the Study????????????????17 E. Research Setting???????????????????.18 F. Weaving in Laos...

  11. LA RUNION, MADAGASCAR, LES D'AFRIQUE ? Vincent CAPDEPUY

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    Paris-Sud XI, Université de

    regard la tèr, ou oi na Madagascar, ou oi nana lo gran kontinan afrikin. Donk moi lé Afrikin déza par jusquà la ville du Cap au Sud, du cap Guardafui à lEst jusquaux îles du Cap-Vert à lOuest, lAfrique est

  12. Patterns of genetic variation in Mops leucostigma (Molossidae) from Madagascar and the Comoros.

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    Hoosen, Nikhat.

    2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    ??The synanthropic molossid bat, Mops leucostigma (Allen 1918), is widely distributed across Madagascar and has recently been described from the Comoros. M. leucostigma individuals from (more)

  13. E-Print Network 3.0 - arab jamahiriya madagascar Sample Search...

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    --Uf- DO Dominican Republic ----- TP East Timor -Iu-- EC Ecuador (Republic of) bIU-- EG Egypt (Arab... -- MG Madagascar (Democratic Republic of) ---f- MW Malawi (Republic of) ......

  14. Ecological Modelling 185 (2005) 105131 Tropical deforestation in Madagascar: analysis using hierarchical,

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    Silander Jr., John A.

    Ecological Modelling 185 (2005) 105­131 Tropical deforestation in Madagascar: analysis using­effect relationships for deforestation at various scales has proven difficult even when rates of deforestation appear approach to develop a novel deforestation model for the eastern wet forested zone of Madagascar, a global

  15. Communist China's Policy Toward Laos: A Case Study, 1954-67

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    Lee, Chae-Jin

    1970-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    , in George McT. Kahin (ed.), Governments and Politics of Southeast Asia (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1964), pp. 527-592; Stuart Simmonds, "Independence and Political Rivalry in Laos, 1945-61," in Saul Rose (ed), Politics in Southern Asia (London...

  16. Understanding Livelihoods Dependent on Fisheries Lao PDR Country Status Report i

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    Lorenzen, Kai

    RESOURCES RESEARCH CENTRE, LAOS & PARVIN SULTANA WORLDFISH CENTER UNDERSTANDING LIVELIHOODS DEPENDENT ON INLAND FISHERIES IN BANGLADESH AND SOUTHEAST ASIA (DFID/FMSP Project R8118) March 2003 University #12 and livelihoods 4 2. The Ecology and Biodiversity of Living Aquatic Resources 6 3. Exploitation of Fisheries 7 4

  17. Farm-level bureaucrats in action (and inaction) : the distribution of veterinary services in Laos and Cambodia

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    Ballard, Brett M

    2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    In this study, I analyze several dimensions of the institutional environment that govern contractual exchange between veterinary service providers and farmers in Laos and Cambodia. I hypothesize that the negotiation, ...

  18. I. ISOLATION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF BIOACTIVE COMPOUNDS FROM SURINAME AND MADAGASCAR FLORA. II. A SYNTHETIC APPROACH TO LUCILACTAENE.

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    Adou, Eba

    2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    ??ISOLATION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF BIOACTIVE COMPOUNDS FROM SURINAME AND MADAGASCAR FLORA AND A SYNTHETIC APPROACH TO LUCILACTAENE ABSTRACT Eba Adou As part of an International (more)

  19. afrique du sud: Topics by E-print Network

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    Guine, Guine quatoriale, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Maroc 24 Impact des traitements antirtroviraux sur le risque de transmission sexuelle du...

  20. Quantifying oxygen diffusion in ZnO nanobelt Jin Liu, Puxian Gao, Wenjie Mai, Changshi Lao, and Zhong L. Wanga

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    Wang, Zhong L.

    Quantifying oxygen diffusion in ZnO nanobelt Jin Liu, Puxian Gao, Wenjie Mai, Changshi Lao A method is presented for quantifying oxygen diffusion behavior in a nanodevice fabricated using individual for several days, oxygen in air diffused into the nanobelt and significantly changed the conductivity

  1. Springs and wire plants: anachronistic defences against Madagascar's extinct elephant birds

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    Silander Jr., John A.

    Springs and wire plants: anachronistic defences against Madagascar's extinct elephant birds William, the elephant birds. If these extinct ratites selected for similar plant defences, we expected to find remarkable browser assemblages of large flightless birds, moas (Dinornithidae) in New Zealand and elephant

  2. Transfert de gestion et conservation de la biodiversit de Makira, Nord-Est de Madagascar

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    Boyer, Edmond

    Transfert de gestion et conservation de la biodiversit de Makira, Nord-Est de Madagascar gestion rationnelle mise en place ces dernires annes Makira montre un certain niveau de contribution communauts, systme de suivi 1 Introduction Le transfert de gestion, reconnu comme outil dans le programme

  3. Rice inventory credit in Madagascar : diversity of rural household strategies around an hybrid financial and

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    Paris-Sud XI, Université de

    Rice inventory credit in Madagascar : diversity of rural household strategies around an hybrid been offering an innovative individual rice inventory credit to its members since 1993. Starting from the acknowledgement that the inventory credit is a hybrid product, which involves a mix of in kind and in cash flows

  4. The Big Trees Were Kings: Challenges for Global Response to Climate Change and Tropical Forests Loss

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    Irland, Lloyd C.

    2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Brazil Guyana Mexico Suriname India Vietnam Gabon ThailandMalaysia France Laos Guyana Suriname Thailand MadagascarLeone, Solomon Islands, Suriname, Thailand, Uruguay, Uganda,

  5. Web gigantism in Darwin's bark spider, a new species from Madagascar (Araneidae: Caerostris) Matjaz Kuntner1,2

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    Agnarsson, Ingi

    Web gigantism in Darwin's bark spider, a new species from Madagascar (Araneidae: Caerostris) Matjaz, is grossly underestimated. Most species build large webs at forest edges, clearings, and gardens niche: casting its web across streams, rivers and lakes, so that the orb is suspended above water

  6. SIMULATION OF A TYPICAL HOUSE IN THE REGION OF ANTANANARIVO, MADAGASCAR DETERMINATION OF PASSIVE SOLUTIONS USING LOCAL MATERIALS

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    Boyer, Edmond

    SIMULATION OF A TYPICAL HOUSE IN THE REGION OF ANTANANARIVO, MADAGASCAR DETERMINATION OF PASSIVE union ABSTRACT This paper deals with new proposals for the design of passive solutions adapted use raw wood to warm the poorly designed houses. This leads to a large scale deforestation

  7. Contribution au pr dimensionnement et l'optimisation des sites de production d'nergie lectrique en site isol partir des nergies renuvelables : Application au cas du Laos.

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    Phrakonkham, Sengprasong

    2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    ??Depuis 2004, l'Universit de Paris Sud a tabli une collaboration avec le dpartement de Gnie lectrique de la Facult d'ingnierie de l'Universit du Laos (UNL). (more)

  8. in Bertrand A et Montagne P. dir., 2005, L'Etat et la gestion locale durable des forts en Afrique francophone et Madagascar, CIRAD/L'Harmattan, pp. 143-162.

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    Paris-Sud XI, Université de

    francophone et à Madagascar, CIRAD/L'Harmattan, pp. 143-162. 143 Conditions pour une gestion décentralisée des, L'Etat et la gestion locale durable des forêts en Afrique francophone et à Madagascar, CIRAD/L'Harmattan

  9. Wavelength-extended photovoltaic infrared photodetectors Yan-Feng Lao, P. K. D. D. P. Pitigala, A. G. Unil Perera, L. H. Li, S. P. Khanna, and E. H. Linfield

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    Perera, A. G. Unil

    Wavelength-extended photovoltaic infrared photodetectors Yan-Feng Lao, P. K. D. D. P. Pitigala, A Publishing Articles you may be interested in Photovoltaic infrared detection with p-type graded barrier://scitation.aip.org/termsconditions. Downloaded to IP: 131.96.4.179 On: Mon, 31 Mar 2014 16:28:42 #12;Wavelength-extended photovoltaic infrared

  10. Assessment of Biomass Resources in Liberia

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    government or any agency thereof. Available electronically at http://www.osti.gov/bridge Available% postconsumer waste #12;Acknowledgments The author would like to thank the International Resources Group (IRG - Municipal solid waste UNDP - United Nations Development Programme UNEP ­ United Nations Environmental

  11. Pneumothorax in Liberia: Complications of Tuberculosis

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    Grossman, Daniel B; Nasrallah, Erin

    2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    with shortness of breath and cough, and with some degree ofhealth center, with fever, cough, dyspnea, and tachypnea.after several weeks of cough and fever. Chest radiograph (

  12. Liberia: Energy Resources | Open Energy Information

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  13. Liberia: Energy Resources | Open Energy Information

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  14. BY CLASSES, SEPTEMBER 2011 Graduate Students 56. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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    Aalberts, Daniel P.

    Uganda 4 United Arab Emirates 3 United Kingdom 7 Uzbekistan 2 Venezuela 1 Viet Nam 6 Yemen 1 Zimbabwe 6 Switzerland 2 Syrian Arab Republic 1 Taiwan 3 Tajikistan 1 United Republic of Tanzania 2 Thailand 4 Turkey 3's Democratic Republic 2 Lesotho 1 Liberia 1 Libyan Arab Jamahiriya 1 Madagascar 1 Malawi 1 Malaysia 1 Mauritius

  15. Liberia-NREL Biomass Resource Assessment | Open Energy Information

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  16. Liberia-US Forest Service Climate Change Technical Cooperation | Open

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  17. Collaboration Banners in Laos Increase Vaccination

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    Straight, Aaron

    Ave., Ste. 300 Palo Alto, CA 94306, USA Tel: (888) 311-3331 online: liver.stanford.edu/ Donations Can in one year. 10-25% of the population in Vietnam has chronic hepatitis B. We partnered with Vietnam

  18. Vientiane, Laos: Energy Resources | Open Energy Information

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  19. Madagascar Hissing Cockroaches: Information and Care

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    Balasundaram, Balabhaskar "Baski"

    , this insect is pri- marily a food source for larger animals such as lemurs, birds, and lizards. Worldwide mature. Similar to other cockroaches, the MHC is nega- tively phototactic (moves away from light) and hierarchy. Males will establish and defend a territory on a rock or other similar struc- ture for several

  20. Informe sobre actividades 2005 Baobabs, Madagascar

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    murciélagos de Gabón. Dos campañas de exploración de los grandes sismos sudamericanos Amadeus y Esmeraldas

  1. Madagascar: Energy Resources | Open Energy Information

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  2. Turmoil doesn`t dampen enthusiasm

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    NONE

    1997-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

    The paper discusses the outlook for the African gas and oil industries. Though Africa remains politically and economically volatile, its vast energy potential is becoming increasingly attractive to foreign oil and gas companies. Separate evaluations are given for Algeria, Egypt, Nigeria, Angola, Libya, Congo, Gabon, Tunisia, Cameroon, Cote D`Ivoire, and briefly for South Africa, Sudan, Equatorial Guinea, Ghana, Zaire, Benin, Mozambique, Chad, Namibia, Tanzania, Eritrea, Guinea-Bissau, Senegal, Morocco, Sao Tome and Principe, Ethiopia, Niger, Madagascar, Rwanda, Mauritania, Seychelles, Uganda, and Liberia.

  3. Laos-Low Emissions Asian Development (LEAD) Program | Open Energy

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  4. Laos-Forest Investment Program (FIP) | Open Energy Information

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  5. China Lao Gaixian Wind L P | Open Energy Information

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  6. Lao Institute for Renewable Energy LIRE | Open Energy Information

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  7. Cultural Arts: The Gateway to Healing for Urban Youth in Post-Conflict Liberia

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    Heley, Kay E.

    2010-07-22T23:59:59.000Z

    to gauge in non-industrialized countries due to the existence of the formal (wage labor) and informal sectors. Some estimates are between 40 and 70 per cent of the urban labor force works in the informal sector (both legal and illegal activities), so... Monrovia and Freetown, Sierra Leone. While there wasnt electricity, people listened closely to the BBC, VOA, and popular West African stations on their battery-operated radios. Kerosene- powered generator dances featured the latest music from around...

  8. Liberia-National Adaptation Plan Global Support Programme (NAP-GSP) | Open

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  9. Madagascar-USAID Climate Activities | Open Energy Information

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  10. Point-of-use water treatment and diarrhoea reduction in the emergency context: an effectiveness trial in Liberia

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    Scharfstein, Daniel

    water storage have been shown to reduce diarrhoea in populations with poor hygiene and sanitation the provision of adequate water and sanitation can be fraught with challenges. Diarrhoea is widely considered of adequate sanitation and water supply, including both water quantity and quality, and hygiene education

  11. Perpetuating the Party and Producing Propagandists: The Politics of Poetics in the Lao People's Democratic Republic

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    Carroll, Charles

    2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    film are a black and white aerial footage montage documenting munitions being shot into and dropped upon villages, agricultural

  12. Laos-Joint Programme on Resource Efficient and Cleaner Production (RECP) in

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  13. Laos-Lowering Emissions in Asia's Forests (LEAF) | Open Energy Information

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  14. Laos-Low Carbon Asia Research Network (LoCARNet) | Open Energy Information

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  15. Laos-Status and Potential for the Development of Biofuels and Rural

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  16. Freedom of Information and Petroleum Development in the Gulf of Guinea Region| A Comparative Analysis of the Legal Frameworks in Nigeria, Ghana, and Liberia.

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    Calhoun, John Paul

    2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    ?? Recent discoveries of oil and natural gas in the Gulf of Guinea have renewed interest in petroleum development in West Africa. This news is (more)

  17. New mapping of kilometric anisotropies over the granulitic continental crust of Madagascar: melt -fluid migration and

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    of them are rooted in the mantle. Aerial gamma-ray spectrometry shows variation of energy level associated "PGRM" carried out by the Madagascan Ministry for Energy and Mines with assistance of the International the shear zones with high lateral gradient (

  18. Distribution patterns of living and subfossil podocopid ostracodes in the Nosy B area, northern Madagascar

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    Maddocks, R. F.

    1966-12-09T23:59:59.000Z

    - ous; BATTISTINI (1960) has analyzed a few of the littoral sediments, but in general the sublittoral sediments have not been described or mapped. Calcium carbonate sands, usually associated with coral masses but also with grassy expanses, are the most... extensive single sediment type in shallow water ( <10 m.); these are bioclastic sands com- posed of usually recognizable skeletal fragments of algal, coral, and other invertebrate remains in varying proportions. Sediment in mangrove areas near the mouths...

  19. Sequential fatty acid analysis of a peat core covering the last two millennia (Tritrivakely lake, Madagascar)

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    Boyer, Edmond

    Sequential fatty acid analysis of a peat core covering the last two millennia (Tritrivakely lake, Universit d'Orlans, BP 6759, 45067 Orlans Cedex 2, France Abstract Seven samples from a 1 m long peat core targets because of their dominant or even exclusive OM content, peat deposits have received relatively

  20. Exploiting alkaloid biosynthesis in Madagascar periwinkle to obtain natural product derivatives and new biocatalysts

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    Bernhardt, Peter, Ph. D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Plant alkaloid biosynthesis produces many natural products with medicinal value. For example, vinblastine and vincristine from Catharanthus roseus monoterpene indole alkaloid biosynthesis, and camptothecin derivatives from ...

  1. The Importance of Wildlife Harvest to Human Health and Livelihoods in Northeastern Madagascar

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    Golden, Christopher DeWeir

    2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Nutrition 58:339-342. Angulo-Barroso, R. M. , L. Schapiro,Shafir, T. , R. Angulo-Barroso, J. Su, S. W. Jacobson, andShafir, T. , R. Angulo-Barroso, A. Calatroni, E. Jimenez,

  2. Human dimension of conservation planning: the case of Madagascar at national and regional scales

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    Ramaharitra Tondrasoa, Tendro

    2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    and climate change impacts on agriculture: an integratedThe effects of climate change on agriculture have been theirrigated agriculture under climate change need not greatly

  3. Tropical Africa: Land Use, Biomass, and Carbon Estimates for 1980 (NDP-055)

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    Brown, S.

    2002-04-16T23:59:59.000Z

    This document describes the contents of a digital database containing maximum potential aboveground biomass, land use, and estimated biomass and carbon data for 1980. The biomass data and carbon estimates are associated with woody vegetation in Tropical Africa. These data were collected to reduce the uncertainty associated with estimating historical releases of carbon from land use change. Tropical Africa is defined here as encompassing 22.7 x 10{sup 6} km{sup 2} of the earth's land surface and is comprised of countries that are located in tropical Africa (Angola, Botswana, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Benin, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Djibouti, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Guinea-Bissau, Zimbabwe (Rhodesia), Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Burkina Faso (Upper Volta), Zaire, and Zambia). The database was developed using the GRID module in the ARC/INFO{trademark} geographic information system. Source data were obtained from the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the U.S. National Geophysical Data Center, and a limited number of biomass-carbon density case studies. These data were used to derive the maximum potential and actual (ca. 1980) aboveground biomass values at regional and country levels. The land-use data provided were derived from a vegetation map originally produced for the FAO by the International Institute of Vegetation Mapping, Toulouse, France.

  4. VBF: Vector-Based Forwarding Protocol for Underwater Sensor Networks Peng Xie, Jun-Hong Cui, Li Lao

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    Cui, Jun-Hong

    important for various applications, such as oceanographic data collection, pollution detection, and marine latency in UWSNs. Acoustic channels (instead of RF channels) are used as the communication method since radio does not work well in water. The propagation speed of acoustic signals in water is about 1.5 ? 103

  5. Stylosanthes guianensis as a short-term fallow crop for improving upland rice productivity in northern Laos

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    van Kessel, Chris

    ) to 83 days after rice sowing (DARS) in two experiments. In experiment 1, stylo was grown as a one of 55% when stylo was seeded at the same time as rice (0 DARS). When stylo was seeded later than 15 DARS

  6. Abstract In northern Laos, upland rice is grown as a subsistence crop under rainfed conditions with no

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    van Kessel, Chris

    restore soil fertility and reduce insect and weed pres- sure. However, increasing population density Present Address: K. Saito Africa Rice Center (WARDA), 01 BP 2031 Cotonou, Benin Plant Soil (2006) 284-and- burn systems are sustainable when population den- sities are low enough to allow for long fallow

  7. Scalable fabrication of electrowetting displays with self-assembled oil B. Sun, K. Zhou, Y. Lao, and J. Heikenfelda

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    Heikenfeld, Jason

    . A hydro- philic grid of Microchem SU-8 negative photoresist Micro- chem, Lot 06030170 was then patterned

  8. Possible republics : tracing the 'entanglements' of race and nation in Afro-Latina/o Caribbean thought and activism, 1870-1930

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    Fust, Jos I.; Fust, Jos I.

    2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Massaquoi of Liberia and a paper by Samuel Johnson theNigerian historian, Samuel Johnson. The St. Thomasian

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    Cohen, Adam E.

    .COM'S LiberianNewsWatch FREE DAILY NEWS UPDATES BY EMAIL ENTER YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS Subscribe Me! World News Forum and More Jokes Send an eCard Asrology Portal SEARCH - POWERED BY: Web TheLiberianTimes.com Search Liberia of many gifts Liberia offered them through Asumana Jabateh Randolph terming it as Liberia foreign

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    northwest Fukien ( Fujian) Prov., China. Distribution: southern China; northern Myanmar; Thailand; Laos... ; Cambodia; Laos; Vietnam; Southern China (Hainan, Hong Kong, and...

  12. http://www.jstor.org New Taxa and a New Rank of Selaginella (Selaginellaceae) from Madagascar and the Comoros

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    and the Comoros Author(s): Sasa Stefanovi and France Rakotondrainibe Source: Novon, Vol. 6, No. 2, (Summer, 1996

  13. A method for quantifying biodiversity loss and its application to a 50-year record of deforestation across Madagascar

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    Vermont, University of

    CSIRO Entomology GPO Box 1700, Canberra, ACT 2601, Australia (current address) 5 Department (current address) 3 Department of Environment and Climate Change, PO Box 402 Armidale NSW 2350, Australia 4

  14. Discovery, characterization, and rational design of the enzymes involved in monoterpene indole alkaloid biosynthesis in Madagascar periwinkle

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    Giddings, Lesley-Ann

    2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    The chemical diversity found in plants has served as a major source of inspiration to many synthetic and biological chemists. Nature has evolved enzyme active sites to catalyze the synthesis of structurally complex compounds ...

  15. STUDENT HEALTH SERVICES University of Massachusetts Lowell

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    Macedonia-TFYR Palau Suriname Algeria Chad Guinea Madagascar Panama Syrian Arab Republic Angola China Guinea

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    Gardner, Andy

    : Is humanitarianism genetic? MADAGASCAR: A year of crisis AFGHANISTAN: Marjah residents take stock after offensive

  17. Magnetic order close to superconductivity in the iron-based layered LaO12xFxFeAs systems

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    Chandra, Premi

    that is suppressed by doping with electrons to induce superconductivity9 , there has been no direct evidence of SDW-axis spectrometer at the High Flux Isotope Reactor, Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Figure 1a shows the high, inset). This suggests that a structural phase transition has occurred. For comparison, we note

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    partners to engage... , with institution building in Nigeria, Benin, Sierra Leone, Ivory Coast, Niger, Cameroon, Burundi, Swaziland... , Ivory Coast, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi,...

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    Cameroon... Lesotho Sierra Leone Cape Verde Liberia Somalia Central African Rep Libya South Africa Chad Source: Grant, James D.E. - Fakultt fr Mathematik, Universitt Wien...

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    Summary: Dominican Republic ---- TP East Timor -Iu- EC Ecuador (Republic of) bIU- EG Egypt (Arab Republic of) ---- SV... Liberia (Republic of) ---- LY Libyan Arab Jamahiriya...

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  3. Air America: Upholding the Airmen's Bond

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    Kilgard, Michael P.

    . Ed Adams, Air America, Conducted rescue operations in Laos and South Vietnam Mr. Marius Burke, Air America, Conducted rescue operations in Laos and South Vietnam Mr. Robert Grealy, CIA, Retired Senior

  4. P. Dillenbourg and M. Specht (Eds.): EC-TEL 2008, LNCS 5192, pp. 132143, 2008. Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2008

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    De Bra, Paul

    LAOS and AHAM separate adaptation and content in different layers. Systems like AHA!, offer graphical adaptive material. There exist several Adaptive Hypermedia refer- ence models like AHAM [24] and LAOS [7 a generali- zation of the AHAM model [

  5. China Energy Databook - Rev. 4

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    Sinton Editor, J.E.

    2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Coal Products ( 0 Exports Imports Laos Lebanon Libya Liechtenstein Macau Malaysia Mauritius Mexico Mongolia (Outer) Morocco Mozambique Nepal Netherlands New

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    Genova, Università degli Studi di

    ESTERI D Suriname D Trinidad e Tobago D Venezuela D Brasile D Guyana D Lussemburgo D Belgio D Laos D

  7. National Security Technologies, LLC/Los Alamos Operations, November...

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    ... A-1 NSTecLAO DOE-VPP Onsite Review November 2011 iii ABBREVIATIONS AND ACRONYMS BLS Bureau of...

  8. Atelier thmatique Agronomie et Ecosystme Programmes Corus, Aires-Sud et Aire Dveloppement

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    Boyer, Edmond

    alimentation animale/production de fumier et le mulch en systèmes SCV ii) il n'existe pas de plante de le Vakinankaratra, Madagascar Penot Eric(1) et Gaelle Duba (2) (1) CIRAD UMR Innovation, Madagascar

  9. LOGICA VAN INTERACTIE, OF: DE SPEELSE GEEST VAN DE MENS Het nationale bordspel van Madagascar is "Fanorona". Spelers benaderen om de beurt

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    van Benthem, Johan

    razendsnel over de hele wereld. Het was de Nederlandse historicus Johan Huizinga die in 1938 de aandacht

  10. Sequential fatty acid analysis of a peat core covering the last two millennia (Tritrivakely lake, Madagascar): diagenesis appraisal and consequences for palaeoenvironmental

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    Paris-Sud XI, Universit de

    1 Sequential fatty acid analysis of a peat core covering the last two millennia (Tritrivakely lake and petrographical work [2], we applied such an approach to the analysis of a peat core section to get additional (saturated and unsaturated n-FAs, plus i-C16) at the surface of the peat sequence and low amounts

  11. MTHODE D'VALUATION DES PERCEPTIONS ET DES REPRSENTATIONS LOCALES SUR UN CHANTILLON CIBL DE LA FAUNE ET DE LA FLORE DE LA CTE OUEST DE MADAGASCAR

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    Paris-Sud XI, Université de

    animal and plant species by villagers living in a protected area including fragmented dry forests has'observation et l'analyse de ce type de milieu dont l'inventaire de la flore a permis de découvrir plusieurs'une culture consommatrice d'espace,...) entraîne inéluctablement une transformation du paysage forestier. Les

  12. SHARE: print Rosewood is being transferred from the Manantenina River to ground

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    Brown, Jason

    and current ranges for eight of Madagascar's rosewood species. They found that due to deforestation of Madagascar's species live in these forests." To date much of Madagascar has been deforested, leading to big Amazon deforestation Deforestation Deforestation stats Why rainforests matter Saving rainforests

  13. Azania XLII 2007 East Africa, the Comoros Islands and

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    Paris-Sud XI, Université de

    Azania XLII 2007 East Africa, the Comoros Islands and Madagascar before the sixteenth century interior and on outlying islands (Comoros, Madagascar) or were composed of lower classes in urban expansion and private enterprise. #12;16 East Africa, the Comoros Islands and Madagascar before

  14. Synthesis and Electrical Transport of Single-Crystal NH4V3O8 Nanobelts L. Q. Mai,, C. S. Lao, B. Hu, J. Zhou, Y. Y. Qi, W. Chen, E. D. Gu, and Z. L. Wang*,

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    Wang, Zhong L.

    until now, and the synthesis of new-type nanobelts remains challenging. Herein, we report the synthesis and washed with distilled water three times to remove other residues and then dried in air at 80 °C for 8 h radiation ( ) 0.151 48 nm) and a nickel filter. Fourier transform infrared (FTIR) absorption spectrum

  15. David Matarrita-Cascante Curriculum Vitae

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    on Rural Communities' Quality of Life: A Comparative Study of Liberia and La Fortuna, Costa Rica. Adviser Development: The Case of La Fortuna, Costa Rica. Journal of Sustainable Tourism 18(6):735-756. Gordon, J

  16. David Matarrita-Cascante Curriculum Vitae

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    of Life: A Comparative Study of Liberia and La Fortuna, Costa Rica Central Research of La Fortuna, Costa Rica. Journal of Sustainable Tourism 18(6): 735-756. Gordon, J., Matarrita

  17. U.S.-Africa Energy Ministerial Co-Chairs' Summary from Energy...

    Office of Environmental Management (EM)

    Republic of the Gambia, the Republic of Ghana, the Republic of Guinea, the Republic of Kenya, the Kingdom of Lesotho, the Republic of Liberia, Libya, the Republic of Malawi, the...

  18. College of Technology and Innovation, March 27, 2013 Vocational Training and Education for Clean Energy (VOCTEC)

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    McGraw, Kevin J.

    technician level training on micro-hydro projects in Yandahun, Liberia. The training will be delivered by ASU Support Program (LESSP). Technicians working at the Yandahun and Wayavah falls micro-hydro facilities

  19. Berea College Geographical Report

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    Baltisberger, Jay H.

    Ghana 2 South Korea 2 Kenya 4 Sri Lanka 1 Bolivia 2 Liberia 1 Taiwan 1 Brazil 1 Malawi 2 Tibet Malawi 0 2 2 Bolivia 0 2 2 Moldova 0 1 1 Botswana 0 1 1 Mon

  20. Geological Modeling of Dahomey and Liberian Basins

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    Gbadamosi, Hakeem B.

    2010-01-16T23:59:59.000Z

    eastern Ivory Coast, off Benin and western Nigeria, and off the Brazilian conjugates of these areas), while large areas were subjected to transform rifting (northern Sierra Leone, southern Liberia, Ghana and the Brazilian conjugates of these areas...). The future Demerara-Guinea marginal plateaus were also progressively subjected to this new rifting event. Stage 2: In Aptian times, the progress of rifting resulted in the creation of small divergent Basins (off northern Liberia, eastern Ivory Coast, Benin...

  1. Institut de Mathematiques de Jussieu U.M.R. 7586 du C. N. R. S.

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    Waldschmidt, Michel

    it was decided that the Laos Government would host the ASEAN summit on November 5 and 6, 2012, and the ASEAN

  2. VPP Participant Status Final dated 10 15 2014

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    changed to Portege in 2013 awaiting tranisiton January-15 Awaiting Scheduling Jan-12 NSTec - Los Alamos Operations (NSTec-LAO) Re-evaluation 541712 June-15 organized barg....

  3. Fast Out of the Gate: How Developing Asian Countries can Prepare...

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    Development (LEAD) program: Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Nepal, the Philippines, Papua New Guinea, Thailand, and Vietnam. LEDSGP green logo.png This...

  4. A faith-based nonprofit organization that provides development and disaster relief in the

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    New Hampshire, University of

    , and medicine Education and vocational training Nutritional and agricultural resources Microloans, and Zimbabwe Asia: Bangladesh, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, and Vietnam Based in Seattle, Washington

  5. asian cultivated rice: Topics by E-print Network

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    Websites Summary: Abstract In northern Laos, upland rice is grown as a subsistence crop under rainfed conditions or three years between rice crops. In this paper the impact...

  6. agrobacterium-mediated cry1ab-transformed rice: Topics by E-print...

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    under rainfed conditions with no Biology and Medicine Websites Summary: Abstract In northern Laos, upland rice is grown as a subsistence crop under rainfed conditions or three...

  7. WHO REPORT ON THE GLOBAL TOBACCO EPIDEMIC, 2013

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    WHO World Health Organization

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    Madagascar, Malta, Montenegro*, Poland, Portugal, Serbia*,Cuba, Cyprus, Denmark, Montenegro and Serbia) increased taxLuxembourg . . . I Malta Montenegro Netherlands No warnings

  8. WHO Report on the Global Tobacco Epidemic 2011: Warning about the dangers of tobacco

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    WHO

    2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Kuwait, Madagascar, Montenegro, Myanmar, Niger, Norway,Luxembourg Malta Monaco Montenegro Netherlands Norway PolandLuxembourg Malta Monaco 7 Montenegro Netherlands Norway

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    DU SUD MADAGASCAR INDON?SIE VI?T-NAM POLYN?SIE FRAN?AISE P?ROU BOLIVIE BR?SIL MARTINIQUE MAROC MALI

  10. A homolog of tocopherol C-methyltransferases catalyzes N-methylation in anticancer alkaloid biosynthesis

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    Liscombe, David K.

    Madagascar periwinkle (Catharanthus roseus) is the sole source of the anticancer drugs vinblastine and vincristine, bisindole alkaloids derived from the dimerization of the terpenoid indole alkaloids vindoline and ...

  11. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 4(3):481499, November 1984 THE SKULL AND PECTORAL GIRDLE OF THE PARASEMIONOTID FISH

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    Olsen, Paul E.

    OF THE PARASEMIONOTID FISH WATSONULUSEUGNATHOIDES FROM THE EARLY TRIASSIC SAKAMENA GROUP OF MADAGASCAR, WITH COMMENTS ON THE RELATIONSHIPS OF THE HOLOSTEAN FISHES PAUL ERIC OLSEN Lamont-Doherty Geological Observatory, Department a parasemionotid fish from Early Triassic rocks of Madagascar. The skull and pectoral girdle of this holostean

  12. CLICK HERE TO MAKE THELIBERIANTIMES.COM YOUR HOMEPAGE ADVERTISEMENT

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    Cohen, Adam E.

    .COM'S LiberianNewsWatch FREE DAILY NEWS UPDATES BY EMAIL ENTER YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS Subscribe Me! World News Forum and More Jokes Send an eCard Asrology Portal SEARCH - POWERED BY: Web TheLiberianTimes.com Search Liberia their science awareness and lecture series to identify with people they termed as most needed. Making

  13. Mapping Transmission Risk of Lassa Fever in West Africa: The Importance of Quality Control, Sampling Bias, and Error Weighting

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    Peterson, A. Townsend; Moses, Lina M.; Bausch, Daniel G.

    2014-08-08T23:59:59.000Z

    78. 21. Panning M, Emmerich P, Olschlager S, Bojenko S, Koivogui L, et al. (2010) Laboratory diagnosis of Lassa fever, Liberia. Emerg Infect Dis 16: 10411043. 22. Fielding AH, Bell JF (1997) A review of methods for the assessment of prediction errors...

  14. Montpellier 8 March 2003

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    Pettenella, Davide

    . Are Italian companies involved in deforestation and trade of illegal logging? 2. Which are the most affected considerations 1. Are Italian companies involved in deforestation and trade of illegal logging? Italy: 6th world protesting at the Ministry for Public Works: Azobe' imported from Liberia through the Oriental Timber Company

  15. Geography and Environment

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    , synthe- size, and analyze data at the Soltis Center and on a two-week field trip to La Fortuna, Liberia Fortuna, Are- nal area. The following two weeks will be traveling to Costa Rican cities and towns walk in rainforest Arenal Volcano hike Visit town of La Fortuna Hydroelectric dam tour Visits to La

  16. Instructions on How to Complete the Co-Curricular Global Registry

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    Eustice, Ryan

    Instructions on How to Complete the Co-Curricular Global Registry ­ BLUE Lab - Biogas in Liberia@yahoo.com 7. Select NO. 8. Select YES, and enter BLUELab - Biogas #12;Are you travelling as part of an UM Danish Dutch English 9. Select YES 10. In the space provided, please enter: Engineering: BLUElab - Biogas

  17. Session XXX 2009 Organisation RFID to Enhance Environmental Protection & Sustainability

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    points. Issues are identified via reports Or, alerted in real-time Issue investigation by inspectors Forests cover 30% of Liberia Previously, up to 20% GDP from forestry Timber was a major contributor to 14For - project timeline 2003 - End of civil war, UN Security Council ban on timber export 2006 - All former

  18. An investigation of rainfall patterns in Central America

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    Gramzow, Richard Haven

    1970-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    LIMOR SAR ALBERTO CACHI CARAS DE GUANACASTE LOS LLANOS PUERTO VIEJO QUEPOS SANATORIA DURAR SAR MARCOS DE TARRAZU TILARAN VILLA MILLS GOLFITO LIBERIA NICOYA PURTARENAS SAN VITO DE LA JABA SAR JOSE 08 10 10 09 10 10 10 09 09...

  19. A Kinetic Model of Copper Cycling in San Francisco Bay

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    Bessinger, Brad; Cooke, Terry; Forman, Barton; Lee, Vivian; Mineart, Philip; Armstrong, Louis

    2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Agencies Association. Bruland KW. 1983. Trace elements inreport. Donat JR, Lao KA, Bruland KW. 1994. Speciation ofChemistry 36:329-363. Gee AK, Bruland KW. 2002. Tracing Ni,

  20. Displaced histories : refugee critique and the politics of Hmong American remembering

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    Vang, Ma

    2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    James E. Jr. Covert Ops: The CIA's Secret War in Laos. Newthe State Department, the CIA carried them out covertly.have been attributed to the CIA and its intelligence network

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    of thin-film structures 6-8. LaAlO3 (lanthanum aluminium oxide, LAO) and SrTiO3 (strontium titanium oxide, STO) materials are perovskites, a class of mineral oxides whose...

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    Collection: Renewable Energy 5 HealtH researcH in tHailand & laos Summary: - optimising the use of artemisinin-based therapies, understanding the biology and mechanisms of...

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    and Environmental Engineering, Center for Life Cycle Analysis Collection: Renewable Energy 40 HealtH researcH in tHailand & laos Summary: Medicine. it also participates in...

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    Honeth1, Pr-Ola Bendahl1, Markus Ringnr1,2, Lao H Saal1,3, Sofia K... the original work is properly cited. Abstract Introduction Human breast tumors are heterogeneous and...

  5. E-Print Network 3.0 - ambient biomass smoke Sample Search Results

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    smoke plumes generated from biomass burning were observed in cloud-free skies over Laos, Thailand... . Torres, A. M. Thompson, J. F. Gleason, T. F. Eck, and B. N. Holben,...

  6. Rheo-PIV of a shear-banding wormlike micellar solution under large amplitude oscillatory shear

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    Dimitriou, Christopher J.

    We explore the behavior of a wormlike micellar solution under both steady and large amplitude oscillatory shear (LAOS) in a coneplate geometry through simultaneous bulk rheometry and localized velocimetric measurements. ...

  7. Indochina energy outlook. Report series Number 3

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    Johnson, C.J.; Lamke, A.J.; Li, B.

    1995-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Indochina contains large energy resources of oil, gas, coal, and hydropower, and will become an important oil, gas, and electricity exporter in Southeast Asia over the next decade. The combination of substantial energy resources and economic reforms in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia are attracting major investments in the energy sector. This report discusses the economy; the resources, reserves, and projected production of oil, gas, coal, and hydropower; and electric power in Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos. 10 refs., 7 figs., 3 tabs.

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    POPULAR PAGES Rainforests Rain forests Amazon deforestation Deforestation Deforestation stats Why Deforestation data Rainforest canopy Special sections New Guinea Finding new species Sulawesi Madagascar Borneo Extinction debate Extinction crisis Industrial deforestation Save the Amazon Rainforests & REDD Brazil

  9. Adding Fuel to the Fire; the Effect of Political Unrest on Forest Burning in Sub-Saharan Africa

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    Duff, Alice

    2012-11-29T23:59:59.000Z

    The connection between forest fires and political unrest has been noted throughout the literature (see Thomas, 2012,) and in a number of countries including; Malawi, Madagascar, Kenya and Ethiopia (Kull, 2002, Hoffmann et ...

  10. Biological Control of Rhodesgrass Scale in Texas by Neodusmetia sangwani (Rao): Effectiveness and Colonization Studies.

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    Schuster, Michael F.; Boling, J. C.

    1971-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    , Bermuda Is- .in(l\\, (:;lnton Island, Ceylon, Colombia, Cuba, East \\!I ](,I, El Salvador, Formosa, Guatemala, Hawaii, i~i!i;[, .I;I~IJII, Jollnston Island, Kwajalein (Marshalls), Madagascar, Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, South China, Sumatra, United...

  11. Influence of perovskite termination on oxide heteroepitaxy D. A. Schmidta

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    Olmstead, Marjorie

    Influence of perovskite termination on oxide heteroepitaxy D. A. Schmidta Department of Physics exhibits mixed LaO and AlO2 surface terminations at 400 C. Heteroepitaxial TiO2, grown by evaporating Ti, regardless of termination, indicating that the substrate cations and perovskite surface polarity play little

  12. Conductance control at the LaAlO{sub 3}/SrTiO{sub 3}-interface by a multiferroic BiFeO{sub 3} ad-layer

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    Mix, Christian; Finizio, Simone; Klui, Mathias; Jakob, Gerhard [Institut fr Physik, Johannes Gutenberg Universitt Mainz, Staudingerweg 7, D-55128 Mainz (Germany)

    2014-06-30T23:59:59.000Z

    Multilayered BiFeO{sub 3} (BFO)/LaAlO{sub 3} (LAO) thin film samples were fabricated on SrTiO{sub 3} (STO) substrates by pulsed laser deposition. In this work, the ferroelectric polarization of a multiferroic BFO ad-layer on top of the quasi-two-dimensional electron gas (2DEG) at the LAO/STO interface is used to manipulate the conductivity of the quasi-2DEG. By microstructuring the conductive area of the LAO/STO-interface, a four-point geometry for the measurement of the resistivity was achieved. Piezo force microscopy allows for imaging and poling the spontaneous ferroelectric polarization of the multiferroic layer. The resistance changes showed a linear dependence on the area scanned and a hysteretic behavior with respect to the voltages applied in the scanning process. This is evidence for the ferroelectric polarization of the multiferroic causing the resistance changes. Coupling the antiferromagnetic BFO layer to another ferromagnetic layer could enable a magnetic field control of the conductance of the quasi-2DEG at the LAO/STO interface.

  13. A B C D E F TA OFFICE HOURS -SPRING 2012 -Suite C

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    Si Chon Lao Jeff Knight John Thompson Jonathan Radcliffe Kaitlin Giammatteo 1-2pm Orf Steve-Laude 302 4-5pm Owen Williams Mary Kim Bradley Hoine 5-6pm Alex Gade-Iverson 310N Charles Seipp Mary Kim Kory

  14. APPLICATION OF PROBABILISTIC FORECASTS: DECISION MAKING WITH FORECAST UNCERTAINTY

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    Katz, Richard

    1 APPLICATION OF PROBABILISTIC FORECASTS: DECISION MAKING WITH FORECAST UNCERTAINTY Rick Katz.isse.ucar.edu/HP_rick/dmuu.pdf #12;2 QUOTES ON USE OF PROBABILITY FORECASTS · Lao Tzu (Chinese Philosopher) "He who knows does and Value of Probability Forecasts (4) Cost-Loss Decision-Making Model (5) Simulation Example (6) Economic

  15. .IPHYS IV FRANCE 7 (1997) Colloque Cl, SupplkmentauJournal de Physique I11 demars 1997

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    Paris-Sud XI, Université de

    , Germany Abstract: The Seebeck- effect and the thermal diffusivity n of epitaxial layers of Lao.67Cao.33Mn in the thermal diffusivity is observed at 120 K [2], suggesting a heat capacity peak as DT = &.CP(T) of Nd K, consistent with compensated magnetic Article published online by EDP Sciences and available

  16. December 2010 The Mekong,

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    on two war zones: one in southern Laos, subjected to heavy bombing, the other in the North of the country in the North to supply South Vietnam. One kilogram of artillery wipes out over 12 m² of vege- tation cover-uses could in the long term generate water management problems and public policies must allow for these

  17. I intended to write this as my final report for LTI colloquium, but it is kind of too short. Elephant and AI

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    Murphy, Robert F.

    . Elephant and AI Ni Lao I used to fancy an image of "The old Man and The Sea" leaping out of the sea level and An Elephant" blind men can clearly describe different parts of an elephant, but cannot describe what the elephant as a whole looks like. This is a good metaphor for the current stage of AI research all the good

  18. Technical matters The practice and politics of geo-referencing

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    Wright, Dawn Jeannine

    , Energy & Resources Group 2010 Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting #12;Laos? China Google, China, South Korea, Japan, Saudi Arabia Kuwait and other nations have been buying and leasing huge version of the 19th-century scramble for Africa."1 "A new geopolitics of hunger" 2 1. The Guardian UK, 22

  19. Construction collaborative d'un dictionnaire multilingue : le projet Papillon

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    Paris-Sud XI, Université de

    paradigm to the building of a broad coverage multilingual dictionary. This project, launched by a French on the Web that includes, among others, entries in French and Japanese. The users can contribute directly, French, Japanese, Lao, Malay, Thai and Vietnamese. An online server available at http

  20. Nanostructured shells DOI: 10.1002/smll.200600098

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    Wang, Zhong L.

    by Replicating ZnO Nano-objects: A Technique for Producing Hollow Nanostructures of Desired Shape** Jun Zhou, Jin Liu, Rusen Yang, Changshi Lao, Puxian Gao, Rao Tummala, Ning Sheng Xu, and Zhong Lin Wang* Hollow-con- fined nanoscale reactions and transport processes. The sim- plest hollow structures are nanoparticle

  1. Alinor JELIAZKOV Curriculum vitae Ph.D. in Ecology/Conservation Biology

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    2010 M. Sc. of Ecology, Biodiversity, and Evolution specialization Research in Conservation Biology1 Aliénor JELIAZKOV ­ Curriculum vitae Ph.D. in Ecology/Conservation Biology 4 rue du Laos http 57 (mobile) jeliazkov@mnhn.fr; alienor.jeliazkov@gmail.com EDUCATION Ph.D. in Ecology/Conservation

  2. Visiting Researchers in FY2011 EuropeOceaniaMiddle

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    School of Decision Science and Technology Chemical Resources Laboratory Materials and Structures Bangladesh Mongolia Nepal Laos Pakistan 26 13 12 8 6 3 3 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 Affiliation North America of Information Science and Engineering Graduate School of Decision Science and Technology Chemical Resources

  3. Policy message A narrow focus on conventional

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    Richner, Heinz

    often prevents improvement of sanitation in poor settlements. n Simple, affordable, effective techPolicy message n A narrow focus on conventional sanitation technologies and top- down planning studies featured here were conducted in: Lao PDR, Tanzania, and Nepal Local solutions for sanitation Urban

  4. Approche spatiale des inga lits d'exposition environnementale et socio-conomiques. Quelle influence su r les ingalits de cancer ? Projet

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    Paris-Sud XI, Université de

    (CIRCE) D. Valdes-Lao a , C. De clercq b , A. Cicolella a , A. Sasco c , O. Blanchard a , L. Mosqueron a , A. Trugeon d , I. Gremy e , P. Pepin e , O. Guye f , A. So nko f , M. Colonna g , J. Caudeville

  5. K16 -Analyser les ingalits spatio-temporelles de cancer pour mieux comprendre le lien cancer environnement. Le projet Cancer ingalits

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    Paris-Sud XI, Université de

    . Sasco b , D. Valdes-Lao a , A. Trugeon c , C. Declercq d , I. Grémy e , P. Pépin e , O. Guye f , A. So nko f , M. Colonna g , O. Blanchard a , L. Mos queron a , J. Caudeville a , J.-B. Masson a , G

  6. Fiche technique Dtail des panneaux

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    - Biodiversité des cultures Panneau 4 - Paysage à Madagascar Panneau 5 - Labour d'un champ au Maroc Panneau 6 9 - Récolte d'un essaim d'abeilles au Maroc Panneau 10 - L'innovation en marche Panneau 11

  7. [The Journal of Geology, 2009, volume 117, p. 363376] 2009 by The University of Chicago. All rights reserved. 0022-1376/2009/11704-0002$15.00 DOI: 10.1086/598945

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    Cox, Rónadh

    College, Williamstown, Massachusetts 10267, U.S.A. (e-mail: rcox@williams.edu) A B S T R A C T The central weathering profiles, and fewer than 1.5 k.yr. of human habitation in the highlands, Madagascar is a dramatic as anthropogenic in origin and as the main contributors to what are inferred to be extreme sediment loads

  8. COUNTRY INSTITUTION DATE WEB ADDRESS ALGERIA Universit d'Alger Benyoucef Benkhedda 13.12.2005 http://www.univ-alger.dz

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    Guidoni, Leonardo

    ://www.uonbi.ac.ke KENYA Maseno University 09/07/2012 http://maseno.ac.ke/index/ LIBYA University of Garyounis 07.07.2005 http://www.garyounis.edu LIBYA Al-Arab Medical University 20.05.2010 http://www.amu.edu.ly MADAGASCAR

  9. COUNTRY INSTITUTION DATE WEB ADDRESS ALGERIA Universit d'Alger Benyoucef Benkhedda 13.12.2005 http://www.univ-alger.dz

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    Di Pillo, Gianni

    ://www.jkuat.ac.ke KENYA University of Nairobi 20.06.2002 http://www.uonbi.ac.ke LIBYA University of Garyounis 07.07.2005 http://www.garyounis.edu LIBYA Al-Arab Medical University 20.05.2010 http://www.amu.edu.ly MADAGASCAR

  10. A Structural Model of Markets in Madagascari J.S. Butler and Christine Moserii

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    Krivobokova, Tatyana

    capacity for identifying the factors contributing to market integration or to high transfer costs1 A Structural Model of Markets in Madagascari J.S. Butler and Christine Moserii June 2009 i Model of Markets in Madagascar Abstract Market efficiency and price transmission across space

  11. IOL: Africa's big plans for biofuel Africa's big plans for biofuel

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    IOL: Africa's big plans for biofuel Africa's big plans for biofuel By Clare Byrne Visitors to Madagascar, Senegal to South Africa, biofuels is the buzzword as African countries wake up to the possibility of using their vast spaces to grow crops that reduce their fossil fuel bill. Biofuels also carry

  12. Evaluating effects of deforestation, hunting, and El Nin~ o events on a threatened lemur

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    Dunham, Amy E.

    Evaluating effects of deforestation, hunting, and El Nin~ o events on a threatened lemur Amy E the eastern rainforest of Madagascar, to evaluate the impact of deforestation, hunting, and El Nin~ o on its that hunting and deforestation are the most significant threats to the population. Analysis of several

  13. Sciences Po Grenoble working paper n.13

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    Paris-Sud XI, Université de

    , highlighting the huge enterprise of formatting and framing the `process of `economization' (Caliskan & Callon1 Sciences Po Grenoble working paper n.13 Economic Circuits in Madagascar `Agencing of transactions leads to the emergence of what will call an economic circuit. We define an economic circuit

  14. Landscape evolution at high elevation passive margins: flexural isostasy, brittle tectonics or both?

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    Glasgow, University of

    syn-rift geothermal gradient, effective crustal elastic thickness, #12;amount of cooling identified and Madagascar) and investigate, using numerical modelling, the coupling between amounts of cooling required by the thermochronometric data, geothermal gradient at the time of rifting, and effective elastic thickness of the crust

  15. Parental crowding influences life-history traits in Locusta migratoria females

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    or behavioural life-history traits related to fluctuations in population density. How- ever, the potential of population densities with actively *Author for correspondence Fax: +61 (02) 9351 4119 E-mail: chapuimp environments. For instance, in Africa and Madagascar, marked numerical population increases at the beginning

  16. BiFeO{sub 3}/La{sub 0.7}Sr{sub 0.3}MnO{sub 3} heterostructures deposited on spark plasma sintered LaAlO{sub 3} substrates

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    Pravarthana, D.; Lacotte, M.; David, A.; Prellier, W., E-mail: wilfrid.prellier@ensicaen.fr [Laboratoire CRISMAT, CNRS UMR 6508, ENSICAEN, Normandie Universit, 6 Bd Marchal Juin, F-14050 Caen Cedex 4 (France); Trassin, M. [Department of Physics, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720 (United States); Department of Materials, ETH, Wolfgang-Pauli-Str. 10, 8093 Zurich (Switzerland); Haw Chu, Jiun [Department of Physics, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720 (United States); Ramesh, R. [Department of Physics, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720 (United States); Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720 (United States); Materials Science Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California 94720 (United States); Salvador, P. A. [Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, 5000 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213 (United States)

    2014-02-24T23:59:59.000Z

    Multiferroic BiFeO{sub 3} (BFO)/La{sub 0.7}Sr{sub 0.3}MnO{sub 3} heterostructured thin films were grown by pulsed laser deposition on polished spark plasma sintered LaAlO{sub 3} (LAO) polycrystalline substrates. Both polycrystalline LAO substrates and BFO films were locally characterized using electron backscattering diffraction, which confirmed the high-quality local epitaxial growth on each substrate grain. Piezoforce microscopy was used to image and switch the piezo-domains, and the results are consistent with the relative orientation of the ferroelectric variants with the surface normal. This high-throughput synthesis process opens the routes towards wide survey of electronic properties as a function of crystalline orientation in complex oxide thin film synthesis.

  17. Do U.S. tariff reductions explain rising wage inequality?: The case of U.S. tariffs on imports from countries having free trade agreements with the U.S.

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    Kitaoka, Hisaya

    2008-07-28T23:59:59.000Z

    , Singapore, Australia, Peru, and South Korea. Japan has agreements with Singapore and ASEAN. China has an agreement with ASEAN (Urata and Kiyota 2003, Whalley and Leith 2003, Banda and Whalley 2005). In Europe, we have the European Free Trade Agreement... which involves Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland. South East Asian countries have concluded ASEAN Free Trade Area, which involves Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippine, Brunei, Vietnam, Laos, Myanmar, and Cambodia...

  18. Tuning the Electron Gas at an Oxide Heterointerface via Free Surface Charges

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    Bell, Christopher

    2011-08-11T23:59:59.000Z

    Oxide heterointerfaces are emerging as one of the most exciting materials systems in condensed matter science. One remarkable example is the LaAlO{sub 3}/SrTiO{sub 3} (LAO/STO) interface, a model system in which a highly mobile electron gas forms between two band insulators, exhibiting two dimensional superconductivity and unusual magnetotransport properties. An ideal tool to tune such an electron gas is the electrostatic field effect. In principle, the electrostatic field can be generated by bound charges due to polarization (as in the normal and ferroelectric field effects) or by adding excess free charge. In previous studies, a large modulation of the carrier density and mobility of the LAO/STO interface has been achieved using the normal field effect. However, little attention has been paid to the field effect generated by free charges. This issue is scarcely addressed, even in conventional semiconductor devices, since the free charges are typically not stable. Here, we demonstrate an unambiguous tuning of the LAO/STO interface conductivity via free surface charges written using conducting atomic force microscopy (AFM). The modulation of the carrier density was found to be reversible, nonvolatile and surprisingly large, {approx}3 x 10{sup 13} cm{sup -2}, comparable to the maximum modulation by the normal field effect. Our finding reveal the efficiency of free charges in controlling the conductivity of this oxide interface, and suggest that this technique may be extended more generally to other oxide systems.

  19. Supplement 19, Part 2, Parasite-Subject Catalogue: Parasites: Protozoa

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    Edwards, Shirley J.; Crawley, Lila R.; Shaw, Judith H.; Hood, Martha W.

    1975-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Anaplasma centrale Uilenberg, G., 1968 a congenital transmission, Madagascar cattle A[naplasma] centrale splenectomy, bovine Uilenberg, G., 1969 a Anaplasma centrale Uilenberg, G., 1970 a Oxytetracycline} Chlortetracycline Anaplasma centrale Welter.... capillary agglutination E.; and Chiang, H. S., 1968 a test survey, hybrid cattle, Taiwan dairy cattle, water buffalo Cortez, P. R., I97O a eastern Venezuela Franklin, T. E.; Cook, R. W.; and Anderson, D. J., 1967 a Anaplasmosis, Bovine...

  20. parczoologiquedeparis.fr --1 --une nouvelle espce de zoo

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    ou tout simplement le zoo. SItUAtION le Parc Zoologique de Paris est un zoo urbain, il est situé au'emblématique Grand Rocher se dresse toujours au-dessus du parc, il domine désormais des paysages reconstituant les la plaine Sahel-Soudan, de l'Europe aux milieux tropicaux de la Guyane ou de Madagascar, les animaux

  1. Sun Yat-sen University in Moscow and the Chinese Revolution: A Personal Account

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    Sheng, Yueh

    1971-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Sun Yat-sen University in Moscow and the Chinese Revolution A Personal Account Yueh Sheng INTERNATIONAL STUDIES, EAST ASIAN SERIES RESEARCH PUBLICATION, NUMBER SEVEN CENTER EOR EAST ASIAN STUDIES THE UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS UNIVERSITY.... $2.50 5. AKASHI, YOJI The Nanyang Chinese National Salvation Movement, 1937-1941. $6.00 6. LEE, CHAE-JIN Communist China's Policy Toward Laos: A Case Study, 1954-67. $5.00 7. SHENG, YUEH Sun Yat-sen University in Moscow and the Chinese...

  2. Merging hydraulics with biology

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    Thorncraft, Garry; Baumgartner, Lee J.; Boys, Craig A.; Brown, Richard S.

    2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Research staff are now working with developers in Lao PDR and Australia to ensure design criteria is optimised at time of construction. Research is presently underway on a suite of Mekong and Murray-Darling species to identify critical tolerances of shear and pressure. Work in the USA is also being expanded to lamprey and white sturgeon in an effort to increase the understanding beyond salmon species. Researchers and developers are hopeful of constructing the first fish-friendly hydro plants within the next two years. Pending favourable outcomes, the expansion of this technology to other sites and river systems is the ultimate development outcome.

  3. Energy Investment Advisory Series No. 2. Investment opportunities in Indochina`s energy sector

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    Hagen, R.E.

    1994-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Indochina is well positioned to join Asia`s recent record of impressive economic growth. Vietnam, with the largest population and its long coast, seems poised to be the first nation in Indochina to succeed. It, and to a lesser extent Laos and Cambodia, are well positioned to take advantage of future tends in energy and energy-related markets. Electricity, hydro, renewables and nuclear are discussed as well as oil and gas. Areas of the energy industry in which investment might be possible in each country are tabulated.

  4. Comparative Cytotoxicity of Artemisinin and Cisplatin and Their Interactions with Chlorogenic Acids in MCF7 Breast Cancer Cells

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    Suberu, John O.; Romero-Caneln, Isolda; Sullivan, Neil; Lapkin, Alexei A.; Barker, Guy C.

    2014-09-10T23:59:59.000Z

    extract. The ethanolic extract was obtained by sonication for 30 min in ethanol at 1:10 (w/v) biomass-to-solvent ratio. The sonication bath was kept cool with ice, and the extract was filtered and concentrated in vacuo at 30 8C, and further dried under a... pur- chased from PAA Laboratories GmbH (Germany). Plant materials : High-yielding dried A. annua biomass was ob- tained from BIONEX Madagascar and stored under dark, cool con- ditions until use. Plant extracts : Artemisia tea was prepared according...

  5. The relative efficiencies of various catalysts in the polymerization of unsaturated hydrocarbons

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    Andrews, Robert Vincent

    2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

    . enlaced fog the different pNymsws frem their belling pod@be nate@ tJxs feljevjng fe~t experimsa@a, ib uma ebs~ Wbh daba from ths liberahure~ Xs %M rand, s ef hydrocarbons eonbalning from ohms to sighbssn ~n ahems @as equation hald mich only s3. 1gh...Gl Chs eQCaJLglBC 19sakoxLsii viM3. 8 Chs hon4 hsCXQsn Chs rsaeCing pax4ie3. es is preserved, " Sons hgavogsnaCion fram Chs Gacon~siCion of Chs by8roearbon meleeelss also Cook @laos, (lp) ~icheva3g anil ~Ccgnsx, "Chemical Rsfudng of PsCreisum, ~ y. $2...

  6. An analysis of the incomes of rural and urban Spanish-Americans in two South Texas counties

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    Dickerson, Ben Edward

    2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

    LaareawA ef ?hssa??ee, ihe Laoossa Naca ays bssL ah ~ roice. Por eagle, iho eo?iea Lss- o~ tor tassilioe bsa?a? hf yorooaa s?sa ha4 esssylebs4 troa ~ ao fear pare et e?aoetiae ~ Qfll' mac aaaoaDy ibaa for Qsseo tassL+ boe?a s?so 4L4 eeL ~lobe aa meh aa... see year ef mbaol. Liheeiao, ia 8as lssSoaio, ssLQs aho aeey4im ot ihooo Aailg hea?o abet eeayleie? ae ao fear gears ef aoheol, fute+ iaooeoa Laareaao eith ~h e??ihioaal iaarossssA of e? T}l ~ ae?iea Lao~ ef tMtlioo bse?e? bg yotola Oeaylot?ssg 9...

  7. Habitat types of the Eastern Cross Timbers of Texas

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    Marcy, Larry Eugene

    2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

    wells of north-central Texas. When timber is cut from any portion of the Cross Timbers, and porous sandy soil exposed to the plow, rapid erosion begins, the area is destroyed mOIN 0 I O N Ill& Ifiro Chhl Oimoec co rn rn hl w rnLA cr Io o N mme... mmril chio OCO %CO CF ril IA m hl IO hl chl m wm mNNWNNLA m4 o' N o 4' c ch c&e mrn mLALo Io c- CD o c 0 wco hl hl N 0 4 0 0 I I 0 CO cFIIA LAO chN I COP LAIC O m LA CF Lfi ril rn co CFI O chio m I NCOOCO N N m IA IO LA CFI N CI IO I...

  8. The spontaneous vegetation in urban residential gardens of Galveston, Texas

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    Steenberghen, Therese Marie

    1988-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    . 50% 1. 50% 0. 25'%%d 1. 50% 1. 50%%u 1. 50% 1. 50% 1. 50% t. w% 1. 50% 1. 50% 0. 25% 0. 25% 0. 25% '1. 50% 1. 50% 0. 25% 15. 00% 0 25'%%d 0. 25% 1. 50%%u 1. 60%%d Soc Fro Sld Sac Prl Flo Law Veg Roe All Sir Com Lao Fro Tr... 0. 5 0. 5 0. 5 0 0. 5 0. 5 0. 5 0. 5 0. 5 0. 5 0. 5 0. 5 0 0. 5 0. 5 0. 5 0 0. 5 0. 5 bu Sos Fro Sld Sac Prl Flo LsvrVsgRoaAII Sir Com Les Fre Trs Fsr Kll Pul SgsSSo S 8 5 20 5 20 5 20 5 10 8 20 5 20 5 10 12 13 5 9 12 13...

  9. TESTING THE APODIZED PUPIL LYOT CORONAGRAPH ON THE LABORATORY FOR ADAPTIVE OPTICS EXTREME ADAPTIVE OPTICS TESTBED

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    Thomas, Sandrine J.; Dillon, Daren; Gavel, Donald [Laboratory for Adaptive Optics, University of California/Lick Observatories, University of California Santa Cruz, 1156 High Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95064 (United States); Soummer, Remi [Space Telescope Science Institute, 3700 San Martin Drive, Baltimore, MD 21218 (United States); Macintosh, Bruce [Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, 7000 East Ave., Livermore, CA 94550 (United States); Sivaramakrishnan, Anand, E-mail: sthomas@ucolick.org, E-mail: dillon@ucolick.org, E-mail: gavel@ucolick.org, E-mail: soummer@stsci.edu, E-mail: macintosh1@mail.llnl.gov, E-mail: anand@amnh.org [Department of Astrophysics, American Museum of Natural History, 79th Street at Central Park West, New York, NY 10024 (United States)

    2011-10-15T23:59:59.000Z

    We present testbed results of the Apodized Pupil Lyot Coronagraph (APLC) at the Laboratory for Adaptive Optics (LAO). These results are part of the validation and tests of the coronagraph and of the Extreme Adaptive Optics (ExAO) for the Gemini Planet Imager (GPI). The apodizer component is manufactured with a halftone technique using black chrome microdots on glass. Testing this APLC (like any other coronagraph) requires extremely good wavefront correction, which is obtained to the 1 nm rms level using the microelectricalmechanical systems (MEMS) technology, on the ExAO visible testbed of the LAO at the University of Santa Cruz. We used an APLC coronagraph without central obstruction, both with a reference super-polished flat mirror and with the MEMS to obtain one of the first images of a dark zone in a coronagraphic image with classical adaptive optics using a MEMS deformable mirror (without involving dark hole algorithms). This was done as a complementary test to the GPI coronagraph testbed at American Museum of Natural History, which studied the coronagraph itself without wavefront correction. Because we needed a full aperture, the coronagraph design is very different from the GPI design. We also tested a coronagraph with central obstruction similar to that of GPI. We investigated the performance of the APLC coronagraph and more particularly the effect of the apodizer profile accuracy on the contrast. Finally, we compared the resulting contrast to predictions made with a wavefront propagation model of the testbed to understand the effects of phase and amplitude errors on the final contrast.

  10. United Nations geothermal activities in developing countries

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    Beredjick, N.

    1987-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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

  11. Substrate-dependent post-annealing effects on the strain state and electrical transport of epitaxial La{sub 5/8-y}Pr{sub y}Ca{sub 3/8}MnO{sub 3} films

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    Hu, Sixia; Wang, Haibo; Dong, Yongqi; Hong, Bing; He, Hao; Bao, Jun [National Synchrotron Radiation Laboratory and School of Nuclear Science and Technology, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, Anhui 230026 (China); Huang, Haoliang [CAS Key Laboratory of Materials for Energy Conversion and Collaborative Innovation Center of Chemistry for Energy Materials, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, Anhui 230026 (China); Yang, Yuanjun; Luo, Zhenlin, E-mail: zlluo@ustc.edu.cn; Yang, Mengmeng; Gao, Chen, E-mail: cgao@ustc.edu.cn [National Synchrotron Radiation Laboratory and School of Nuclear Science and Technology, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, Anhui 230026 (China); CAS Key Laboratory of Materials for Energy Conversion and Collaborative Innovation Center of Chemistry for Energy Materials, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, Anhui 230026 (China)

    2014-06-15T23:59:59.000Z

    Large scale electronic phase separation (EPS) between ferromagnetic metallic and charge-ordered insulating phases in La{sub 5/8-y}Pr{sub y}Ca{sub 3/8}MnO{sub 3} (y = 0.3) (LPCMO) is very sensitive to the structural changes. This work investigates the effects of post-annealing on the strain states and electrical transport properties of LPCMO films epitaxially grown on (001){sub pc} SrTiO{sub 3} (tensile strain), LaAlO{sub 3} (compressive strain) and NdGaO{sub 3} (near-zero strain) substrates. Before annealing, all the films are coherent-epitaxial and insulating through the measured temperature range. Obvious change of film lattice is observed during the post-annealing: the in-plane strain in LPCMO/LAO varies from ?1.5% to ?0.1% while that in LPCMO/STO changes from 1.6% to 1.3%, and the lattice of LPCMO/NGO keeps constant because of the good lattice-match between LPCMO and NGO. Consequently, the varied film strain leads to the emergence of metal-insulator transitions (MIT) and shift of the critical transition temperature in the electrical transport. These results demonstrate that lattice-mismatch combined with post-annealing is an effective approach to tune strain in epitaxial LPCMO films, and thus to control the EPS and MIT in the films.

  12. African oil plays

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    Clifford, A.J. (BHP Petroleum, Melbourne, Victoria (Australia))

    1989-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

    The vast continent of Africa hosts over eight sedimentary basins, covering approximately half its total area. Of these basins, only 82% have entered a mature exploration phase, 9% have had little or no exploration at all. Since oil was first discovered in Africa during the mid-1950s, old play concepts continue to bear fruit, for example in Egypt and Nigeria, while new play concepts promise to become more important, such as in Algeria, Angola, Chad, Egypt, Gabon, and Sudan. The most exciting developments of recent years in African oil exploration are: (1) the Gamba/Dentale play, onshore Gabon; (2) the Pinda play, offshore Angola; (3) the Lucula/Toca play, offshore Cabinda; (4) the Metlaoui play, offshore Libya/Tunisia; (5) the mid-Cretaceous sand play, Chad/Sudan; and (6) the TAG-I/F6 play, onshore Algeria. Examples of these plays are illustrated along with some of the more traditional oil plays. Where are the future oil plays likely to develop No doubt, the Saharan basins of Algeria and Libya will feature strongly, also the presalt of Equatorial West Africa, the Central African Rift System and, more speculatively, offshore Ethiopia and Namibia, and onshore Madagascar, Mozambique, and Tanzania.

  13. Towards a sustainable future for Africa. Improved natural resources management under the development fund for Africa, 1987 to 1993. Technical paper

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    1993-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Since 1987. A.I.D.'s Development Fund for Africa (DFA) has provided over $300 million to programs supporting environmentally sound development in Africa. The programs have focused on three priority areas -- sustainable agriculture, tropical forestry, and biodiversity -- and have been directed not, as in the past, at helping individual farmers but at promoting the systemic institutional, technical, economic, and political changes needed to support improved natural resource management. The report outlines and exemplifies experiences and successes to date under the DFA and the Africa Bureau's Plan for Supporting Natural Resources in Sub-Saharan Africa. The programs support the work of PVO's at the community level, provide technical assistance to government agencies and others involved in managing the natural resource base, support host-country initiatives in natural resource planning and management, and provide incentives for changing underlying policies such as land tenure. A major initiative has been support for the National Environmental Action Plan (NEAP) process in Madagascar, Uganda, The Gambia, and Rwanda. The report also notes work underway to support other U.S. concerns such as the protection of elephant habitats and the mitigation of global climate change.

  14. Growth mechanisms, polytypism, and real structure of kaolinite microcrystals

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    Samotoin, N. D., E-mail: samnik@igem.ru [Russian Academy of Sciences, Institute of Geology of Ore Deposits, Petrography, Mineralogy, and Geochemistry (Russian Federation)

    2008-09-15T23:59:59.000Z

    The mechanisms of growth of kaolinite microcrystals (0.1-5.0 {mu}m in size) at deposits related to the cluvial weathering crust, as well as to the low-temperature and medium-temperature hydrothermal processes of transformations of minerals in different rocks in Russia, Kazakhstan, Ukraine, Czechia, Vietnam, India, Cuba, and Madagascar, are investigated using transmission electron microscopy and vacuum decoration with gold. It is established that kaolinite microcrystals grow according to two mechanisms: the mechanism of periodic formation of two-dimensional nuclei and the mechanism of spiral growth. The spiral growth of kaolinite microcrystals is dominant and occurs on steps of screw dislocations that differ in sign and magnitude of the Burgers vector along the c axis. The layered growth of kaolinite originates from a widespread source in the form of a step between polar (+ and -) dislocations, i.e., a growth analogue of the Frank-Read dislocation source. The density of growth screw dislocations varies over a wide range and can be as high as {approx}10{sup 9} cm{sup -2}. Layered stepped kaolinite growth pyramids for all mechanisms of growth on the (001) face of kaolinite exhibit the main features of the triclinic 1Tc and real structures of this mineral.

  15. Hydrocarbon potential of the Lamu basin of south-east Kenya

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

    1996-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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

  16. Hydrocarbon potential of the Lamu basin of south-east Kenya

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

    1996-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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

  17. Unique LaTaO[subscript 4] Polymorph for Multiple Energy Applications

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    Nyman, May; Rodriguez, Mark A.; Rohwer, Lauren E.S.; Martin, James E.; Waller, Mollie; Osterloh, Frank E.; (Sandia); (UCD)

    2009-11-04T23:59:59.000Z

    Rare-earth niobate and tantalate (RE-Nb/Ta) materials are of considerable interest in environmental and energy-related applications that include phosphors for solid-state lighting, photocatalysts for both contaminant degeneration and H{sub 2} generation, chemically robust hosts for nuclear materials and wastes, and ion conductors for lithium batteries or solid-oxide fuel cells. However, the chemically inert nature limits the synthetic routes available to obtain these materials, which in turn hampers the discovery and development of new RE-Nb/Ta phases. Of the simple orthotantalate, LaTaO{sub 4}, there were three polymorphs known prior. With this paper, we present the structural characterization (from high-resolution X-ray powder diffraction data collected at the APS 11-BM line) of a fourth polymorph. It is obtained only from dehydration of La{sub 2}Ta{sub 2}O{sub 7}(OH){sub 2}, which is in turn synthesized hydrothermally. The structure of the new LaTaO{sub 4} polymorph is distinctive from the others in the arrangement of the alternating La-O polyhedra layers and TaO{sub 6} octahedra layers. Luminescence measurements (Eu-doped) and photocatalysis studies of the new LaTaO{sub 4} polymorph, and comparison to the performance of a previously described LaTaO{sub 4} polymorph reveals enhanced performance of the new polymorph in both applications. This study illustrates the relevance of form-function relationships in solid-state materials, as well as the important role of synthesis in the development of advanced functional materials.

  18. Low temperature thermoelastic and structural properties of LaGaO{sub 3} perovskite in the Pbnm phase

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    Knight, Kevin S., E-mail: kevin.knight@stfc.ac.uk [ISIS Facility, STFC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, Harwell Oxford, Dicot, Oxfordshire, OX11 0QX (United Kingdom); Department of Mineralogy, The Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London, SW7 5BD (United Kingdom)

    2012-10-15T23:59:59.000Z

    The thermoelastic and structural properties of LaGaO{sub 3} perovskite have been studied using high resolution neutron diffractometry at 158 temperatures between 11 K and 548 K. Data collected in 2 K intervals between 410 K and 430 K show no evidence for an intermediate phase between the low temperature phase in space group Pbnm and the high temperature phase in space group F3{sup Macron }2/n. From a simultaneous fit of the unit cell volume and the isochoric heat capacity, the phonon density of states in the Pbnm phase is shown to be approximated by a two-term Debye model, with characteristic temperatures 294(1) K and 831(1) K. Vibrational Debye temperatures, determined from fitting the temperature variation of the atomic displacement parameters, show the cations to be more associated with the lower characteristic temperature, whilst that for the anions, is closer to the higher characteristic temperature. Structural parameters are presented as the amplitudes of the seven symmetry-adapted basis-vectors of the aristotype phase, and a structural basis for the temperature-dependence of the bond lengths is outlined. The phase transition in both temperature and pressure arises when a non-bonded La-O distance approaches the La coordination sphere. - Graphical abstract: The weight fraction of the rhombohedral phase of LaGaO{sub 3} from the onset of the phase transition at 408 K to its completion at 430 K. Highlights: Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer Thermoelastic properties of LaGaO{sub 3} analyzed as a two-term Debye model. Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer Crystal structure and bonding analyzed in terms of symmetry-adapted basis-vectors. Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer Consistency between calorimetric and crystallographic measurements.

  19. Hard X-ray Fluorescence Measurements of Heteroepitaxial Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Cathode Materials

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    Davis, Jacob N.; Miara, Lincoln J.; Saraf, Laxmikant V.; Kaspar, Tiffany C.; Gopalan, Srikanth; Pal, Uday B.; Woicik, Joseph C.; Basu, Soumendra N.; Ludwig, Karl F.

    2012-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Commonly, SOFCs are operated at high temperatures (above 800C). At these temperatures expensive housing is needed to contain an operating stack as well as coatings to contain the oxidation of the metallic interconnects. Lowering the temperature of an operating device would allow for more conventional materials to be used, thus lowering overall cost. Understanding the surface chemical states of cations in the surface of the SOFC cathode is vital to designing a system that will perform well at lower temperatures. The samples studied were grown by pulsed laser deposition (PLD) at the Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory (EMSL) at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL). 20% strontium doped lanthanum manganite (LSM-20) was grown on YSZ and NGO (neodymium gallate). The films on YSZ have a fiber texture. LSM-20 on NGO is heteroepitaxial. Lanthanum strontium cobalt ferrite (LSCF-6428) films were grown on LAO and YSZ with a GDC barrier layer. Total X-ray Reflection Fluorescence (TXRF) was used to depth profile the samples. In a typical experiment, the angle of the incident beam is varied though the critical angle. Below the critical angle, the x-ray decays as an evanescent wave and will only penetrate the top few nanometers. TXRF experiments done on LSM films have suggested strontium segregates to the surface and form strontium enriched nanoparticles (1). It should be pointed out that past studies have focused on 30% strontium A-site doping, but this project uses 20% strontium doped lanthanum manganite. XANES and EXAFS data were taken as a function of incoming angle to probe composition as a function of depth. XANES spectra can be difficult to analyze fully. For other materials density functional theory calculations compared to near edge measurements have been a good way to understand the 3d valence electrons (2).

  20. Routine sup 18 F-2-deoxy-2-fluoro-D-glucose ( sup 18 F-FDG) myocardial tomography using a normal large field of view gamma-camera

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    Hoeflin, F.L.; Ledermann, H.; Noelpp, U.; Weinreich, R.; Roesler, H. (Univ. of Berne, Inselspital (Switzerland))

    1989-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

    There is a recent need to study glucose metabolism of the heart in ischemic, as well as in hibernating or stunned myocardium, and compare it with that in perfusion studies. In non-positron emission tomography centers, positron imaging is possible with a standard Anger-type camera if proper collimation and adequate shielding of the camera crystal can be achieved. For the study with fast-decaying isotopes, seven-pinhole tomography (7PHT), a limited-angle method designed for transaxial tomography of the left ventricle using a nonrotating camera, is well suited, because projections are acquired simultaneously. Individual adjustment (patient supine) of the camera's view axis (CAx) with the left ventricular axis (LVAx) gives excellent results: sensitivity for CHD 82%, specificity 72% in a prospective 201TI study (48 patients, x-ray coronarography as reference). Good alignment of CAx with LVAx is also achieved with the patient prone in LAO in a hammock above the camera surface. In this setting additional lead shielding of the camera is possible using a table reinforced with 5 cm of lead with a central hole for the 7PH-collimator, which has a special lead inlay. This allows utilization of the 511 KeV emitter 18F-FDG, which with a half-life of 109 minutes, can be transported a reasonable distance from the production site. System sensitivity and resolution for 18F was found comparable to 201Tl, 99mTc, and 123I using a phantom. First clinical examinations after 201Tl stress/redistribution studies showed increased 18F-FDG uptake in ischemic heart segments, as well as in hibernating nonperfused or stunned myocardium.

  1. Performance Improvements to the Neutron Imaging System at the National Ignition Facility

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    Fittinghoff, D N; Bower, D E; Drury, O B; Dzenitis, J M; Hatarik, R; Merrill, F E; Grim, G P; Wilde, C H; Wilson, D C; Landoas, O; Caillaud, T; Bourgade, J; Buckles, R A; Lee, J; Weiss, P B

    2011-09-26T23:59:59.000Z

    A team headed by LANL and including many members from LLNL and NSTec LO and NSTec LAO fielded a neutron imaging system (NIS) at the National Ignition Facility at the start of 2011. The NIS consists of a pinhole array that is located 32.5 cm from the source and that creates an image of the source in a segmented scintillator 28 m from the source. The scintillator is viewed by two gated, optical imaging systems: one that is fiber coupled, and one that is lens coupled. While there are a number of other pieces to the system related to pinhole alignment, collimation, shielding and data acquisition, those pieces are discussed elsewhere and are not relevant here. The system is operational and has successfully obtained data on more that ten imaging shots. This remainder of this whitepaper is divided in five main sections. In Section II, we identify three critical areas of improvement that we believe should be pursued to improve the performance of the system for future experiments: spatial resolution, temporal response and signal-to-noise ratio. In Section III, we discuss technologies that could be used to improve these critical performance areas. In Section IV, we describe a path to evolve the current system to achieve improved performance with minimal impact on the ability of the system to operate on shots. In Section V, we discuss the abilities, scope and timescales of the current teams and the Commissariat energie atomique (CEA). In Section VI, we summarize and make specific recommendations for collaboration on improvements to the NIS.

  2. Gas-Phase Oxidation of Cm+ and Cm2+ -- Thermodynamics of neutral and ionized CmO

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    Gibson, John K; Haire, Richard G.; Santos, Marta; Pires de Matos, Antonio; Marcalo, Joaquim

    2008-12-08T23:59:59.000Z

    Fourier transform ion cyclotron resonance mass spectrometry was employed to study the products and kinetics of gas-phase reactions of Cm+ and Cm2+; parallel studies were carried out with La+/2+, Gd+/2+ and Lu+/2+. Reactions with oxygen-donor molecules provided estimates for the bond dissociation energies, D[M+-O](M = Cm, Gd, Lu). The first ionization energy, IE[CmO], was obtained from the reactivity of CmO+ with dienes, and the second ionization energies, IE[MO+](M = Cm, La, Gd, Lu), from the rates of electron-transfer reactions from neutrals to the MO2+ ions. The following thermodynamic quantities for curium oxide molecules were obtained: IE[CmO]= 6.4+-0.2 eV; IE[CmO+]= 15.8+-0.4 eV; D[Cm-O]= 710+-45 kJ mol-1; D[Cm+-O]= 670+-40 kJ mol-1; and D[Cm2+-O]= 342+-55 kJ mol-1. Estimates for the M2+-O bond energies for M = Cm, La, Gd and Lu are all intermediate between D[N2-O]and D[OC-O]--i.e., 167 kJ mol-1< D[M2+-O]< 532 kJ mol-1 -- such that the four MO2+ ions fulfill the thermodynamic requirement for catalytic O-atom transport from N2O to CO. It was demonstrated that the kinetics are also favorable and that the CmO2+, LaO2+, GdO2+ and LuO2+ dipositive ions each catalyze the gas-phase oxidation of CO to CO2 by N2O. The CmO2+ ion appeared during the reaction of Cm+ with O2 when the intermediate, CmO+, was not collisionally cooled -- although its formation is kinetically and/or thermodynamically unfavorable, CmO2+ is a stable species.

  3. Alkoxide routes to Inorganic Materials

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    Thomas, George H [ORNL

    2007-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

    An all alkoxide solution chemistry utilizing metal 2-methoxyethoxide complexes in 2-methoxyethanol was used to deposit thin-films of metal oxides on single-crystal metal oxide substrates and on biaxially textured metal substrates. This same chemistry was used to synthesize complex metal oxide nanoparticles. Nuclear Magnetic Resonance spectroscopy was used to study precursor solutions of the alkaline niobates and tantalates. Film crystallization temperatures were determined from x-ray diffraction patterns of powders derived from the metal oxide precursor solutions. Film structure was determined via x-ray diffraction. Film morphology was studied using scanning electron microscopy (SEM) and atomic force microscopy (AFM). Epitaxial thin-films of strontium bismuth tantalate (SrBi{sub 2}Ta{sub 2}O{sub 9}, SBT) and strontium bismuth niobate (SrBi{sub 2}Nb{sub 2}O{sub 9}, SBN) were deposited on single crystal [1 0 0] magnesium oxide (MgO) buffered with lanthanum manganate (LaMnO{sub 3}, LMO). Epitaxial thin films of LMO were deposited on single crystal [100] MgO via Rf-magnetron sputtering and on single crysal [100] lanthanum aluminate (LaAlO{sub 3}) via the chemical solution deposition technique. Epitaxial thin-films of sodium potassium tantalate (na{sub 0.5}K{sub 0.5}TaO{sub 3}, NKT), sodium potassium niobate (Na{sub 0.5}K{sub 0.5}NbO{sub 3}, NKN) and sodium potassium tantalum niobate (Na{sub 0.5}K{sub 0.5}Ta{sub 0.5}O{sub 3}, NKTN) were deposited on single crystal [1 0 0] lanthanum aluminate and [1 0 0] MgO substrates (NKT and NKN) and biaxially textured metal substrates via the chemical solution deposition technique. Epitaxial growth of thin-films of NKT, NKN and NKTN was observed on LAO and Ni-5% W. Epitaxial growth of thin-films of NKN and the growth of c-axis aligned thin-films of NKT was observed on MgO. Nanoparticles of SBT, SBN, NKT and NKN were synthesized in reverse micelles from alkoxide precursor solutions. X-ray diffraction and transmission electron spectroscopy investigations reveal that amorphous nanoparticles ({approx} 5 nm) of SBT and SBN were synthesized. X-ray diffraction investigations reveal that nanoparticles ({approx} nm) of NKT and NKN were also synthesized by this method.