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  1. Modern Latin American History History 315

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    Fletcher, Robin

    historicaltextarchive.com/ HuriSearch www.hurisearch.org/ Internet Archive archive.org/index.php Internet History times, such as: Internet Modern History Sourcebook www.fordham.edu/halsall/mod/modsbook.html 19th1 Modern Latin American History History 315 Consider Resources Primary Resources: diaries, letters

  2. Emerging Latin American air quality regulation

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    Hosmer, A.W.; Vitale, E.M.; Guerrero, C.R.; Solorzano-Vincent, L.

    1998-12-31

    Latin America is the most urbanized region in the developing world. In recent years, significant economic growth has resulted in population migration from rural areas to urban centers, as well as in a substantial rise in the standard of living within the Region. These changes have impacted the air quality of Latin American countries as increased numbers of industrial facilities and motor vehicles release pollutants into the air. With the advent of new free trade agreements such as MERCOSUR and NAFTA, economic activity and associated pollutant levels can only be expected to continue to expand in the future. In order to address growing air pollution problems, many Latin America countries including Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Columbia, Costa Rica, and Mexico have passed, or will soon pass, new legislation to develop and strengthen their environmental frameworks with respect to air quality. As a first step toward understanding the impacts that this increased environmental regulation will have, this paper will examine the regulatory systems in six Latin American countries with respect to ambient air quality and for each of these countries: review a short history of the air quality problems within the country; outline the legal and institutional framework including key laws and implementing institutions; summarize in brief the current status of the country in terms of program development and implementation; and identify projected future trends. In addition, the paper will briefly review the international treaties that have bearing on Latin American air quality. Finally, the paper will conclude by identifying and exploring emerging trends in individual countries and the region as a whole.

  3. Latin American Theatre Review, Volume 22, Number 1: Front Matter

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    1988-10-01

    direct all business correspondence to: Latin American Theatre Review, The Center of Latin American Studies, The University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas 66045. LATIN AMERICAN . THEATRE 22/1 REVIEW FALL 1988 Contents L05 hijos del terremoto: Imágenes... Plays in Performance 129 Book Reviews 137 Publications Received 145 FALL 1988 3 Abstracts "Los hijos del terremoto: imágenes de un recuerdo" The temptation to search for influences or a logical content which can be paraphrased forgets that each...

  4. News: Latin American Theatre Review, Volume 23, Number 1: News

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    1989-10-01

    102 LATIN AMERICAN THEATRE REVIEW Coloquio Internacional sobre Semiótica Teatral y Teatro Latinoamericana El Departamento de Literatura Comparada y el Instituto Internacional de Teoría Latinoamericano de la Universidad de Carleton (Ottawa...102 LATIN AMERICAN THEATRE REVIEW Coloquio Internacional sobre Semiótica Teatral y Teatro Latinoamericana El Departamento de Literatura Comparada y el Instituto Internacional de Teoría Latinoamericano de la Universidad de Carleton (Ottawa...

  5. News: Latin American Theatre Review, Volume 23, Number 1: News

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    1989-10-01

    118 LATIN AMERICAN THEATRE REVIEW III Muestra de Teatro Universatario Peruano La III Muestra de Teatro Universatario Peruano fue afectuada en Iquitos del 5 al 11 de setiembre del corriente año por el esfuerzo financiero de la Universidad...118 LATIN AMERICAN THEATRE REVIEW III Muestra de Teatro Universatario Peruano La III Muestra de Teatro Universatario Peruano fue afectuada en Iquitos del 5 al 11 de setiembre del corriente año por el esfuerzo financiero de la Universidad...

  6. Latin American Political Trends and their Impact on the Future of U.S.-Latin American Relations 

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    Davis, Andrew Milton

    2010-07-14

    -1 LATIN AMERICAN POLITICAL TRENDS AND THEIR IMPACT ON THE FUTURE OF U.S.-LATIN AMERICAN RELATIONS Major: International Studies April 2010 Submitted to the Honors Programs Office Texas A&M University in partial fulfillment of the requirements...: Michelle Taylor-Robinson Associate Director of the Honors Programs Office: Dave A. Louis Major: International Studies April 2010 Submitted to the Honors Programs Office Texas A&M University in partial fulfillment of the requirements...

  7. Latin American Theatre Review, Volume 26, Number 1: Front Matter

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    1992-10-01

    AMERICAN STUDIES THE UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS, LAWRENCE, KANSAS 66045, U.SA. 2 LATIN AMERICAN THEATRE REVIEW Incomunicación múltiple en el Teatro breve de Solórzano Francisco Javier Higiiero 111 México: VIII Fiesta Nacional de Teatro Comunidad In Xóchitl... of the female audience members not only alerts them to the satiric aspects of his masquerade, but also invokes their sense of community as women. FALL 1992 § Francisco Javier Higuero, Incomunicación múltiple en el Teatro breve de Solórzano In the plays...

  8. Latin American Theatre Review, Volume 26, Number 2: Front Matter

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    1993-04-01

    stream_size 8120 stream_content_type text/plain stream_name latr.v26.n2.000-006.pdf.txt stream_source_info latr.v26.n2.000-006.pdf.txt Content-Encoding UTF-8 Content-Type text/plain; charset=UTF-8 LATIN AMERICAN...

  9. BERKELEY REVIEW OF LATIN AMERICAN STUDIES 6 Switching to Sustainability

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    Kammen, Daniel M.

    as projectionsforfuturetechnologicaldevelopments,renewable energy potential, fuel costs, and public policy. Switch is designed to allowBERKELEY REVIEW OF LATIN AMERICAN STUDIES 6 Switching to Sustainability The Sustainable Energy Imperative Emerging economies will account for more than 90 percent of new energy-generation capacity by 2035

  10. CENTER FOR LATIN AMERICAN STUDIES, UC BERKELEY 11Spring 2014

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    Kammen, Daniel M.

    . The future is promising, the foreign press says. Mexico has crossed the threshold and approved reformsCENTER FOR LATIN AMERICAN STUDIES, UC BERKELEY 11Spring 2014 M exico waking up. Mexico moving, propose reforms, and approve them. A country that no longer wants to be hostage to archaic traditions

  11. Latin American Theatre Review, Volume 34, Number 1: Front Matter

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    2000-10-01

    guatemalteco de los noventa Lucrecia Méndez de Penedo 113 Teatro en Honduras: La década en cuatro escenas y un intermedio Carlos M. Castro 133 La dramaturgia mexicana de los noventa Armando Partida T. 143 COPYRIGHT 2000 BY THE CENTER OF LATIN AMERICAN...

  12. LATIN AMERICAN STUDIES 2012-14 Degree Plan (expires August 2020)

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    Pillow, Jonathan

    (Spanish or Portuguese) A complete foreign language sequence may require up to four courses. ( ) ( ) Core American & Texas Government (GOV 310L) Core American & Texas Government (GOV 312L, P or R) Core American and Issues in Latin America GOV 328L Intro to Latin American Government and Politics Course from Anthropology

  13. Master of Arts in Latin American Studies The Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies administers a program of language and

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    Chen, Deming

    administers a program of language and area courses leading to an interdisciplinary master of arts degree. The MA program facilitates studies in the languages, cultures, and affairs of the region and provides Requirements for the Master of Arts in Latin American Studies: To complete the program of MA in Latin American

  14. Latin American Theatre Review, Volume 35, Number 1: Book Reviews

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    2001-10-01

    rica y prolífica producción que extiende desde la obra inédita Los dos mundos de Alberta (1946) hasta 1967. Este orden cronológico permite apreciar la evolución de Carballido dentro de los distintos géneros literarios y al mismo tiempo la abundancia..., los premios y los títulos de las traducciones. Además, cada ficha incluye un 162 LATIN AMERICAN THEATRE REVIEW resumen bastante completo de la obra, junto con una descripción del contexto ambiental y un comentario en el que la autora ofrece datos...

  15. Latin American Theatre Review, Volume 30, Number 1: Front Matter

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    1996-10-01

    is included LATIN AMERICAN 30/1 THEATRE REVIEW FALL 1996 Contents Ruptura y Caos en Timeball de Joel Cano Laurietz Seda 5 Reflejos de espejos cóncavos: El teatro clásico en las 'farsas pirotécnicas' de Alfonsina Storni María A. Salgado 21 El teatro... that Timeball written by the young Cuban author Joel Cano as sumes the characteristics of chaotic systems to criticize any system based on rules. (LS) María A. Salgado, "Reflejos de espejos cóncavos: El teatro clásico en las 'farsas pirotécnicas' de...

  16. Latin American Theatre Review, Volume 13, Number 2: Front Matter

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    1980-04-01

    }. DOUDOROFF JON S. VINCENT Editorial Assistant JACQUELINE EYRING BIXLER Editorial Board JOSE JUAN ARROM MERLIN H. FORSTER GERARDO LUZURIAGA JOAN R. BOORMAN TÁMARA HOLZAPFEL LEON F. LYDAY PEDRO BRAVO-ELIZONDO ALYCE DE KUEHNE KIRSTEN F. NIGRO SANDRA M.... CYPESS FREDRIC M. LITTO WILLIAM I. OLIVER FRANK N. DAUSTER MARGARET S. PEDEN Publisher CENTER OF LATIN AMERICAN STUDIES The University of Kansas CHARLES L. STANSIFER, Director The Review is published semi-annually, fall and spring, by the Center...

  17. Latin American Theatre Review, Volume 23, Number 1: Book Reviews

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    1989-10-01

    en 1988 con Y el mundo vendrá: la del neosainete. Creemos hallar dos ejes temáticos en la producción de Rovner. En primer lugar, la indagación de los vínculos humanos en el contexto de los valores sociales, eje que recorre Una pareja (1976), Una... deschave de Sergio De Ceceo y Armando Chulak (1975). En este mismo eje temático, es más interesante 156 LATIN AMERICAN THEATRE REVIEW como síntesis estética Último premio, en que Rovner agrega a los artificios realistas el elemento sentimental, y logra...

  18. Latin American Theatre Review, Volume 15, Number 1: Front Matter

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    1981-10-01

    Claudia Kaiser-Lenoir 5 The Artistic Unity of Corona de sombra Dennis Perri 13 Tragedy and the Tragic: Andrade's Pedreira das Almas Fred M. Clark 21 The Melologue and its Latin American Manifestations Duane Rhoades 3 Andrade's Milagre na Cela... the reality proposed by the play as his own. (In Spanish) (CK-L) Dennis R. Perri, "The Artistic Unity of Corona de sombra." Although Usigli's Corona de sombra has received much comment since its premiere in 1947, critics have, for the most part, avoided a...

  19. LATIN AMERICAN STUDIES 2010-2012 DEGREE PLAN (expires 08/2018)

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    Pillow, Jonathan

    to or above completion of the fourth semester in Spanish or Portuguese-division ________ ________ Humanities (040) E 316K American & Texas Government (070) GOV 310L (required) and GOV 312L, 312P or 312R and Issues in Latin America 2) GOV 328L Introduction to Latin American Government and Politics 3

  20. FIRST PRICE AND SECOND PRICE AUCTION MODELLING FOR ENERGY CONTRACTS IN LATIN AMERICAN ELECTRICITY MARKETS

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    Catholic University of Chile (Universidad Católica de Chile)

    FIRST PRICE AND SECOND PRICE AUCTION MODELLING FOR ENERGY CONTRACTS IN LATIN AMERICAN ELECTRICITY and capacity markets have been investigated for this purpose. Latin American mar- kets are exploring energy and couple the existing outlook of primary energy resources and the investment interest by the private sector

  1. African American citizen soldiers in Galveston and San Antonio, Texas, 1880-1906 

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    Blair, John Patrick

    2009-05-15

    The Texas Volunteer Guard, created by the Militia Law of 1879, continued to allow African Americans to serve as citizen soldiers. From 1880 to 1906 over six hundred black men faithfully served in the various state militia ...

  2. Local Representation in the Context of Decentralization: Mayors, Citizens, and Local Governance in Latin America 

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    Shockley, Bethany L

    2014-06-06

    aspects of local representation: government responsiveness and procedural inclusiveness. I examine local representation in the context of decentralization because local officials and citizens interact according to the set of decentralization policies...

  3. Latin American Studies at Stetson University is a multidisciplinary and experientially oriented program that develops students'

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    Miles, Will

    internships in countries including Guatemala, Peru, Mexico, Belize, Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay, Ecuador include: J. Anthony Abbott, Ph.D., University of Minnesota; carbon footprints and accounting, renewable energy systems and policy, sustainable agriculture, Latin American geography, political ecology Pamela

  4. Third special price report. [Latin American countries, USA, and Canada

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    1982-06-06

    Energy Detente's latest international price survey at midyear 1982 showed the average price of premium gasoline had fallen US $0.27 in the 11-month period since their first special report in July 1981. The biggest price drop occurred in Costa Rica, where prices in local currency increased slightly but in US dollars declined US $1.91 - due to the fall of the Colon against the US dollar. The case of Costa Rica exemplifies how the rise of the US dollar influenced the survey findings. Generally, the price drops showed that in several countries fuel prices haven't kept up with inflation and this shows up when prices are expressed in dollars. However, analysis of US prices, and prices in Guatemala where currency is at par with the dollar, shows prices fell (modestly) there too. Prices in Mexico and Venezuela doubled. Ecuador listed the lowest prices in the survey. Also included in this issue are brief energy notes from Mexico and other Latin American countries.

  5. Return Migration Among Latin American Elderly in the U.S.: A Study of its Magnitude, Characteristics and Consequences

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    Vega, Alma Celina

    2013-01-01

    of return migration for Latin American primary SocialPredictors of return migration among primary Social SecurityPredictors of return migration among primary Social Security

  6. COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS 15 Hours LATIN AMERICAN & LATINO STUDIES MINOR

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    Kihara, Daisuke

    establish advanced oral and written proficiency in Spanish or Portuguese. Proficiency may be established by receiving credit from the School of Languages and Cultures for Spanish or Portuguese through the 20200.............................................................................................................................................6 3___AD 34400 Latin American Art in the 20th Century 3___SPAN 23500 Spanish American Literature

  7. Latin American and Caribbean Studies Interdisciplinary Minor Office of International Programs

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    Spanish Language Courses (10 credits required Advanced Latin American Culture LSPA 445P 3 Women Writers in the Hispanic Worlds LSPA 449P 3 Spanish- American Literary Movements and Periods LSPA 452P 3 Genre Studies in Spanish LSPA 453P 3 Author Studies

  8. The Aesthetic of Revolt: Latin America in the 1960s The Latin American Studies Center

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    Milchberg, Howard

    de Ciencias Sociales, Universidad de Buenos Aires (Lecture will be in Spanish) Thursday, April 14 Carlos Quintero-Herencia, Professor and Chair, Department of Spanish and Portuguese, UMCP Rupture Che": The New Man's Legacy in Cuba Ana Serra, Associate Professor, Department of Spanish and Latin

  9. Status of Proposed Repository for Latin-American Spent Fuel

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    Ferrada, J.J.

    2004-10-04

    This report compiles preliminary information that supports the premise that a repository is needed in Latin America and analyzes the nuclear situation (mainly in Argentina and Brazil) in terms of nuclear capabilities, inventories, and regional spent-fuel repositories. The report is based on several sources and summarizes (1) the nuclear capabilities in Latin America and establishes the framework for the need of a permanent repository, (2) the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) approach for a regional spent-fuel repository and describes the support that international institutions are lending to this issue, (3) the current situation in Argentina in order to analyze the Argentinean willingness to find a location for a deep geological repository, and (4) the issues involved in selecting a location for the repository and identifies a potential location. This report then draws conclusions based on an analysis of this information. The focus of this report is mainly on spent fuel and does not elaborate on other radiological waste sources.

  10. 21F.084J / 21A.224J / 17.55 Introduction to Latin American Studies, Spring 2002

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    Lawson, Chappell H., 1967-

    This HASS-D/CI course is designed as an introduction to Latin American politics and society for undergraduates at MIT. No background on the region is required. Overall workload (reading, writing, class participation, and ...

  11. Capital flows to Latin American countries: effects of foreign direct investment and remittances on growth and development 

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    Vacaflores Rivero, Diego Eduardo

    2009-05-15

    The significant restructuring of international capital flows to developing countries – in particular to Latin American countries – observed in the last quarter century has generated significant research in the area to ...

  12. Why has productivity growth stagnated in most Latin-American countries since the neo-liberal reforms?

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    Palma, J. G.

    -decade-long presidency). Also, since the end of its oil-boom, Indonesia largely abandoned its (somewhat megalomaniac) industrial policy, and soon acquired a Latin-American-style proclivity for premature financialisation and monetarist-macro. Yet, no Latin American... to be 3 seduced by the ‘discreet charm’ of a narcissistic ideology—especially if most of the so-called ‘new’ ideas were just recycled ones from the past. In Latin America (LA), what characterised the economic reforms most was that they were undertaken...

  13. Latin American Theatre Review, Volume 21, Number 1: Plays in Performance

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    1987-10-01

    Sieveking. University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh. Valerie Lawson, Gary Hobbins. 120 LATIN AMERICAN THEATRE REVIEW Una producción de Hijos del terremoto Del 28 de febrero al 2 de marzo de 1986 se realizó en California State University, Los Angeles el estreno... mundial del drama Hijos del terremoto (presentado originalmente bajo el título Hijos de la tormenta) de Osvaldo Dragún. Con esta producción, el Teatro Univer sitario en Español, bajo el tutelaje de los profesores Gigi Gaucher y Alfredo Morales, ha...

  14. Latin American Theatre Review, Volume 21, Number 1: Recent Publications, Materials Received and Current Bibliography

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    1987-10-01

    Espinosa Domínguez, "Cuba: IX Festival de Teatro para Niños en La Habana"; Carmelinda Guimarães, "Brasil: Las divas copan la es cena"; Juan Polito, "Argentina: Los ecos del 'teatrazo'." El Público (Madrid) 40 (enero 1987). Incluye: Gerardo Fernández... Victoria Oliva, "Chile: Arte y cultura de un pueblo que no se doblega"; Carlos Espinosa Domínguez, "Un encuentro vivo entre teatro y sociedad"; Carmelinda Guimarães, "Brasil: Oduvaldo Vianna, el teatro como 136 LATIN AMERICAN THEATRE REVIEW liberación...

  15. Latin American Theatre Review, Volume 21, Number 2: Plays in Performance

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    1988-04-01

    , but it is also a situation comedy being taped. As in Pirandello, there are several layers: life, the stage, a situation 114 LATIN AMERICAN THEATRE REVIEW comedy for television, all reflective of Sonny's nervous breakdown condition and his feelings... presence for Sonny to confide in. Although there are soap opera histrionics in Sonny's nervous breakdown scenes, Badges is essentially a seriocomic exploration of psychological and philosophical issues, tempered by Valdez' richly comic vein. Serious...

  16. Latin American Theatre Review, Volume 29, Number 2: Book Reviews

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    1996-04-01

    SPRING 1996 203 Book Reviews Fernández-Fernández, Ramiro. El teatro del absurdo de José Triana (Ensayo de narratología greismasiana). Colorado: Society of Spanish and Spanish-American Studies, 1995. 94 pp. Más allá de la discusión de si el... teatro es literatura o no, de si los modelos de análisis dedicados a la literatura son pertinentes también para el teatro, Ramiro Fernández realiza un estudio concienzudo de la dramaturgia de José Triana en su primera fase creativa. A partir de los...

  17. Interaction of science and diplomacy: Latin American, the United States and nuclear energy, 1945-1955

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    Cabral, R.

    1986-01-01

    Nuclear programs in Argentina and Brazil can be traced to August 1945 when their scientific communities articulated responses to the atomic bombings of Japan. They culminated in attempts to develop independent nuclear programs, sharply opposed by the United States, during the nationalist governments of Juan Peron and Getulio Vargas. This dissertation, based on primary sources from the three nations, analyzes these programs and the American responses. Latin America entered the nuclear age attempting to control natural resources, to improve scientific establishments, and to appraise Latin American-United States relations. Despite some clear warnings about nuclear dangers, the new form of energy was seen as the solution to industrial problems, poverty, and outside political interference. International opposition, which may have included nuclear threats from the United States, blocked Argentina's first attempt in 1947. After 1948, Peron wanted a nuclear program for cheap energy and prestige. The qualifications of the Brazilian scientists gave more substance to their program. The program originated in August, 1945, but assumed national proportion with the government of Vargas in 1951. Lack of American cooperation forced Vargas to establish a secret program with Germany. American troops intervened taking over the German equipment already completed. The final collapse came about with Vargas' suicide in August, 1954.

  18. League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) 83rd Annual LULAC National Convention & Exposition

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    LULAC  focuses on education, civil rights, and employment for Hispanics. Workshops will address Executive Core Qualifications and the Fundamental Competencies required by the Office of Personell...

  19. GEOG 155: LATIN AMERICAN GEOGRAPHY Class: Monday 5PM-7:50PM: Phelps Hall, Room 3505

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    Lopez-Carr, David

    1 GEOG 155: LATIN AMERICAN GEOGRAPHY Class: Monday 5PM-7:50PM: Phelps Hall, Room 3505 Labs:00-10:50 Ellison Hall Room 2620 El pueblo, a vila, li tenamit: However you call where you live, geography matters these three forces coalesce to shape different geographies of (un)sustainable development throughout

  20. Energy profiles of selected Latin American and Caribbean countries. Report series No. 2

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    Wu, K.

    1994-07-01

    Countries in this report include Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Peru, Trinidad and Tobago, and Venezuela. These ten countries are the most important oil and gas producers in the Latin American and the Caribbean region. In the following sections, the primary energy supply (oil, gas, coal, hydroelectricity, and nuclear power whenever they are applicable), primary energy consumption, downstream oil sector development, gas utilization are discussed for each of the ten countries. The report also presents our latest forecasts of petroleum product consumption in each country toward 2000, which form the basis of the outlook for regional energy production and consumption outlined in Report No 1. Since the bulk of primary energy supply and demand is hydrocarbons for many countries, brief descriptions of the important hydrocarbons policy issues are provided at the end of the each country sections.

  1. Regional overview of Latin American and Caribbean energy production, consumption, and future growth. Report series No. 1

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    Wu, K.

    1994-07-01

    The Latin American and Caribbean region - comprising Mexico, Central and South America, and the Caribbean - is relatively well endowed with energy resources, although the distribution of these resources is uneven across countries. The region produces more energy than it consumes, and the surplus energy, which amounts to 3.6 million barrels of oil equivalent per day (boe/d), is mostly oil. While the region`s total oil (crude and products) exports decreased from 4.4 million barrels per day (b/d) in 1981 to 3.8 million b/d in 1992, its net oil exports increased from about 1.6 million b/d in 1981 to 2.8 million b/d in 1992. In 1993, the surplus oil in Latin America and the Caribbean remained at 2.8 million b/d. This report analyzes the key issues of the Latin American and Caribbean energy industry and presents the future outlook for oil, gas, coal, hydroelectricity, and nuclear power developments in the region. In addition, the status of biomass energy, geothermal, and other noncommercial energy in the region will be briefly discussed in the context of overall energy development. The rest of the report is organized as follows: Section II assesses the current situation of Latin American and Caribbean energy production and consumption, covering primary energy supply, primary energy consumption, downstream petroleum sector development, and natural gas utilization. Section III presents the results of our study of future energy growth in Latin America. Important hydrocarbons policy issues in the region are discussed in Section IV, and a summary and concluding remarks are provided in Section V.

  2. Southern Exposure: Latin Americans View The United States, 1783-1900

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    Farrell, John Gordon

    2015-01-01

    kingdom than the Spanish government. ” 14 Though Humboldtthe extent to which the Spanish government was committed tonot only by the Spanish government, but also by Latin

  3. College of Arts and Sciences Latin American Studies, B.A.

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    New Mexico, University of

    will acquire knowledge of at least three dimensions--historical, literary, economic, etc.--of local, regional an understanding and acceptance of cultural differences while communicating. Student Learning Outcomes A.1. Students will draw on their knowledge of local, regional, or international processes in Latin America

  4. IBERIAN AND LATIN AMERICAN LANGUAGES AND CULTURES 2014-16 Degree Plan (expires August 2022)

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    Pillow, Jonathan

    611S) Core American and Texas Government (GOV 310L) Core American and Texas Government (GOV 312L or P Introduction to Literatures and Cultures Spanish or Portuguese (upper-division) Spanish or Portuguese (upper-division) Spanish or Portuguese (upper-division) Spanish or Portuguese (upper-division) 3 upper-division hours

  5. Projected refined product balances in key Latin American countries: A preliminary examination

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    NONE

    1996-06-01

    Over the years, the East-West Center (EWC) has developed considerable expertise in refinery modeling, especially in the area of forecasting product balances for countries, given planned capacity changes, changes in product demand, changes in crude slates, and changes in product specifications. This expertise has been applied on an ongoing basis to the major refiners in the Middle East and the Asia-Pacific region, along with the US West Coast as region in its own right. Refinery modeling in these three areas has been ongoing for nearly 15 years at the Center, and the tools and information sources are now well developed. To date, the EWC has not applied these tools to Latin America. Although research on Latin America has been an ongoing area of concern at the Center in recent years, the information gathered to date is still not of the level of detail nor quality available for other areas. The modeling efforts undertaken in this report are of a ``baseline`` nature, designed to outline the major issues, attempt a first cut at emerging product balances, and, above all, to elicit commentary from those directly involved in the oil industry in the key countries modeled. Our experience in other regions has shown that it takes a few years dialogue with refiners and government planner in individual countries to develop a reliable database, as well as the insights into operational constraints and practices that make accurate modeling possible. This report is no more than a first step down the road.

  6. LATIN AMERICAN STUDIES 2008-2010 DEGREE PLAN (expires 08/2016)

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    Pillow, Jonathan

    Business Economics Geography Government History Sociology Portuguese Spanish **12 of the 21 hours must to or above completion of the fourth semester in Spanish or Portuguese Government (070) GOV 310L and GOV 312L American History (060) 3 hours US History A 3 hours US (or TX

  7. Neo-Latin News 

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    Kallendorf, Craig, et al.

    2007-01-01

    SEVENTEENTH-CENTURY NEWS NEO-LATIN NEWS Vol. 55, Nos. 1 & 2. Published jointly with SCN. Send inquiries to the editor, Craig Kallendorf, 4227 TAMU, College Station, Texas 77843- 4227. NLN is the official publication of the American Association for Neo...-Latin Studies and is edited by Craig Kallendorf, Texas A&M University; Western European Editor: Gilbert Tournoy, Leuven; East- ern European Editors: Jerzy Axer, Barbara Milewska-Wazbinska, and Katarzyna Tomaszuk, Centre for Studies in the Classical Tradition...

  8. SF 6432-LA Fixed Price Latin America

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    CORPORATION SF 6432-LA (112015) SECTION II STANDARD TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR FIXED PRICE CONTRACTS RENEWABLE ENERGY PROGRAMS IN LATIN AMERICAN COUNTRIES THE FOLLOWING CLAUSES...

  9. Racialized Policing on the south Texas-Mexico Border: Mexican American Police Officers' Racialization of Latin-Origin Unauthorized Immigrants 

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    Gamino, Eric

    2015-07-29

    : Social Isolation and Solidarity ............ 104 Police Ethnography ...................................................... 108 The Social Construction of “Illegal Aliens... ......................................................................... 135 V ADVOCATING THE ANTI-LATIN IMMIGRANT SUBFRAME: “ILLEGAL ALIENS, ILLEGALS, AND MOHANKERS” .................................................................... 137 Introduction...

  10. Citizen science in archaeology

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    Smith, ML

    2014-01-01

    Melinda A. Zeder Smith] CITIZEN SCIENCE IN ARCHAEOLOGY 2014and Application of Citizen Science. Biological ConservationHilchey 2011 A Review of Citizen Science and Community-Based

  11. New man/new image culture/communication and Latin America identity

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    Mercado Cardona, Joaquin O

    1981-01-01

    This work attempts to present the development of a new self-image of Latin American identity as manifested in the New Latin American Cinema Movement. Also, it attempts to help articulate intentions, strategies, and final ...

  12. Dear Citizen

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

    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 Homesum_a_epg0_fpd_mmcf_m.xls" ,"Available from WebQuantity ofkandz-cm11 Outreach Home Room NewsInformation Current HAB Packet HanfordDOEDanielDe novo Design of anFletcher FacultyCitizen

  13. Citizen's dosimeter

    DOE Patents [OSTI]

    Klemic, Gladys (Naperville, IL); Bailey, Paul (Chicago, IL); Breheny, Cecilia (Yonkers, NY)

    2008-09-02

    The present invention relates to a citizen's dosimeter. More specifically, the invention relates to a small, portable, personal dosimetry device designed to be used in the wake of a event involving a Radiological Dispersal Device (RDD), Improvised Nuclear Device (IND), or other event resulting in the contamination of large area with radioactive material or where on site personal dosimetry is required. The card sized dosimeter generally comprises: a lower card layer, the lower card body having an inner and outer side; a upper card layer, the layer card having an inner and outer side; an optically stimulated luminescent material (OSLM), wherein the OSLM is sandwiched between the inner side of the lower card layer and the inner side of the upper card layer during dosimeter radiation recording, a shutter means for exposing at least one side of the OSLM for dosimeter readout; and an energy compensation filter attached to the outer sides of the lower and upper card layers.

  14. 21H.802 Modern Latin America, 1808-Present: Revolution, Dictatorship, Democracy, Fall 2002

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    Ravel, Jeffrey S.

    Selective survey of Latin American history from the wars of independence at the start of the nineteenth century to the present. Issues studied include: independence and its aftermath, slavery and its abolition, Latin America ...

  15. Citizen Noise Pollution Monitoring Maisonneuve

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    TAGora project

    Citizen Noise Pollution Monitoring Nicolas Maisonneuve Sony Computer Science Laboratory Paris pollution involving citizens and built upon the notions of participatory sensing and citizen science. We, Experimentation. Keywords Noise pollution, citizen science, sustainability, participatory sensing, geo

  16. Support to Biofuels in Latin America and the Caribbean

    Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

    Breakout Session 3C—Fostering Technology Adoption III: International Market Opportunities in Bioenergy Support to Biofuels in Latin America and the Caribbean Arnaldo Vieira de Carvalho, Lead Energy Specialist, Inter-American Development Bank

  17. Distribution strategies in emerging markets : case studies in Latin America

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    Garza Ramírez, Jaime

    2011-01-01

    Defining sales and distribution schemes to serve a Latin American country is more of an art than science. The process of designing and selecting distribution channels is quite challenging and it demands an in-depth ...

  18. Non-U.S. Citizens

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

    Non-U.S. Citizens Non-U.S. Citizens Bringing together top, space science students with internationally recognized researchers at Los Alamos in an educational and collaborative...

  19. Despite the growth of agriculture and the consumption of forestry resources, these activities represent a continually decreasing percentage of production in Latin

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    Key messages · Despite the growth of agriculture and the consumption of forestry resources, these activities represent a continually decreasing percentage of production in Latin American countries. · Forest products account for a larger proportion of Latin America's material extraction than would

  20. Citizen Science Katie Villano Spellman

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    Ruess, Roger W.

    Pollinator Attraction Citizen Science Program Katie Villano Spellman Christa P.H. Mulder Department of focal species across Alaska Citizen Science! Melilotus albus Vaccinium vitis-idaea Vaccinium uliginosum #12;Pollinator Attraction Citizen Science Program Attributes: Aligned with National Phenology Network

  1. Neo-Latin News 

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    Kallendorf, Craig et al

    2009-01-01

    - graphical principles like the Thesaurus linguae latinae, or even a thorough, one-volume source like the Oxford Latin Dictionary. There is always the Glossarium mediae et infimae latinitatis of Charles Du Fresne, sieur Du Cange (1610...

  2. Preferences, Knowledge, and Citizen Probability Assessments of the Terrorism Risk of Nuclear Power 

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    Li, Quan; Fuhrmann, Matthew; Early, Bryan R.; Vedlitz, Arnold

    How does the American public assess risk when it comes to national security issues? This paper addresses this question by analyzing variation in citizen probability assessments of the terrorism risk of nuclear power plants. Drawing on the literature...

  3. A Nominal Filter for Web Search Snippets: Using the Web to Identify Members of Latin

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    Turner, William

    A Nominal Filter for Web Search Snippets: Using the Web to Identify Members of Latin America. This paper presents efforts aimed at using Natural Language Engineering (NLE) techniques to solve of three Latin American countries: Uruguay, Argentina and Colombia. An NLE system is under construction

  4. Book Reviews: Indigenous Peoples, Civil Society, and the Neo-Liberal State in Latin America

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    Jackson, Jean E.

    “Civil society”: what’s in it for Latin American indigenous peoples? Ten essays penned by anthropologists, historians and activists grapple with this question in this very welcome volume. The value of ethnographic research ...

  5. Liquid real estate investment fund in Latin America : analysis of worldwide best practices and portfolio proposal

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    Martinez, Andres (Martinez Sanchez Hidalgo)

    2011-01-01

    This work was inspired by three factors: as real estate increasingly becomes a global investment option, investors around the world turn their attention to real estate emerging markets, such as the Latin American one, ...

  6. The Rise of Outsiders in Latin America, 1980-2010: an Institutionalist Perspective

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    Carreras, Miguel

    2012-01-01

    Party system collapse in Venezuela and Peru. Latin AmericanHawkins, K. A. (2010). Venezuela’s chavismo and populism inColombia, Costa Rica, and Venezuela) and have much higher

  7. Representation of genomics research among Latin American laymen and bioethics: a inquiry into the migration of knowledge and its impact on underdeveloped communities

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Fernando Lolas; Carolina Valdebenito; Eduardo Rodríguez; Irene Schiattino; Adelio Misseroni

    2007-07-09

    The effects of genetic knowledge beyond the scientific community depend on processes of social construction of risks and benefits, or perils and possibilities, which are different in different communities. In a globalized world, new developments affect societies not capable of technically replicating them and unaware of the very nature of the scientific process. Moral and legal consequences, however, diffuse rapidly and involve groups and persons with scant or no knowledge about the way scientific concepts are developed or perfected. Leading genomics researchers view their field as developing after a sharp break with that worldwide social movement of the 20´s and 30´s known as eugenics and its most radical expression in the Nazi efforts to destroy life “not worth living”. Manipulation, prejudice and mistrust, however, pervade non-expert accounts of current research. Researchers claim that the new knowledge will have a positive impact on medicine and serve as a foundation for informed social policy. Both types of applications depend on informed communities of non-scientists (physicians, policymakers), whose members may well differ on what constitutes burden and what is benefit, depending upon professional socialization and cultural bias. ELSI projects associated with genomic research are notable for the lack of minorities involved and for the absence of comparative analysis of data reception in different world communities. It may be contended also that the critical potential of philosophical or ethical analyses is reduced by their being situated within the scientific process itself and carried out by members of the expert community, thus reducing independence of judgment. The majority of those involved in such studies, by tradition, experience, and formative influences, share the same worldview about the nature of moral dilemmas or the feasibility of intended applications. The global effects of new knowledge when combined with other cultural or religious traditions are thus unknown. These effects are interesting on two accounts. First, even if underdeveloped countries cannot replicate the technical aspects of research, their influence on social practices is not kept within geographical or language barriers. The way they are handled in developed countries may become part of resistances to “ethical imperialism”. Second, these advances have economic consequences. Their full understanding and the creation of a scientific literacy essential for sound ethical analysis demand the creation of “receptive capacity” in developing countries. The morality of genomics research and its applications can be analyzed from two main vantage points. Some traditions stress the ethics of convictions (in Max Weber´s terms, Gesinnungsethik) while others rely on the ethics of responsibility (Verantwortungsethik). In different forms, the latter deals with the consequences of social action, scientific research in this case, and may or may not be related to utilitarian considerations. It may be hypothesized that convictions, mostly of a religious nature, dominate the argumentative preferences in Latin countries and continental European traditions which rely on virtues while responsibility is associated with a discourse based on rights prevalent in countries following the Anglo-Saxon pattern of thought. This finds expression in different legal systems (common law versus codes) and in the language used for deliberation and moral reasoning. Although results of US-based ELSI research may not be transferable to other cultural and economic contexts, they impact other societies and serve as models. Rarely do they apply completely in other settings. In a globalized world, both appropriate understanding of the scientific enterprise and its ethical or economic sustainability demand empirical analysis of the patterns of thought, main beliefs, and reactions toward the new knowledge and its applications. Anecdotal accounts show that expectations may be misleading and inadequate knowledge prevents appropriate appraisal of burdens and benefits in dif

  8. Northern New Mexico Citizens' Advisory...

    Office of Environmental Management (EM)

    15 Northern New Mexico Citizens' Advisory Board 94 Cities of Gold Road, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87506 Environmental Monitoring & Remediation Committee Roster 1. Stephen Schmelling,...

  9. NORTHERN NEW MEXICO CITIZENS' ADVISORY...

    Office of Environmental Management (EM)

    NORTHERN NEW MEXICO CITIZENS' ADVISORY BOARD (NNMCAB) Environmental Monitoring, Surveillance and Remediation Committee Recommendation to the Department of Energy No. 2009-12...

  10. NORTHERN NEW MEXICO CITIZENS' ADVISORY...

    Office of Environmental Management (EM)

    NORTHERN NEW MEXICO CITIZENS' ADVISORY BOARD Environmental Monitoring, Surveillance and Remediation Committee Recommendation to the Department of Energy No. 2009-11 Request LANS...

  11. Citizen's Attitudes About Privacy: Results Citizen's Attitudes about Privacy While Accessing Government Websites

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    Yang, Junfeng

    Citizen's Attitudes About Privacy: Results 1 Citizen's Attitudes about Privacy While Accessing 10027 March 3, 2003 Abstract This paper reports the results of an investigation on citizens' attitudes Private Portal that protects citizen's personally identifying information when accessing government

  12. Neo-Latin News 

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    Kallendorf, Craig et all

    2010-01-01

    : Walter de Gruyter, 2008. Karl A. E. Enenkel?s Erfindung des Menschen is an Olympian survey of humanist autobiographical literature. The fruit of ten years of labor and of a keen sensibility for its almost exclusively Latin sources, it belongs... von Herberstein neo-latin news 91 (ch. 19), Joannes Fabricius (ch. 20), Jacque de Slupere (Sluperius, ch. 21), Girolamo Cardano (ch. 22), Fran?ois du Jons (Junius, ch. 23), and Joseph Scaliger and Kaspar Schoppes (chs. 24-25). By treating all...

  13. AHEC MEXICO / LATIN AMERICA MARKET REPORT August -September, 2004

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    AHEC MEXICO / LATIN AMERICA MARKET REPORT August - September, 2004 AMERICAN HARDWOOD EXPORT COUNCIL US Agricultural Trade Office Jaime Balmes No.8, Piso 2 Col. Los Morales Polanco 11510 Mexico, D.F., Mexico TEL: +(52) 55 5282-0909 FAX: +(52) 55 5282-0919 e-mail: ahecmx@infosel.net.mx 1 #12;AHEC Mexico

  14. UC ANR Cooperative Extension grows citizen scientists

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    Hayden-Smith, Rose; Valachovic, Yana; Twieg, Brendan

    2015-01-01

    to the potential for citizen science to be a vehicle als),majority of respon- citizen science and ser- dents from15% urban) and captur- citizen science in the United States

  15. Neo-Latin News 

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    Kallendorf, Craig, et al.

    2008-01-01

    of non-Italian references than one often sees in Italian scholarship, and the bibli- ography contains three double-columned pages that list other books on the ars excerpendi. A surprising bonus is the list on pp. 141-43 of Italian translations of Latin...

  16. Neo-Latin News 

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    Craig Kallendorf, et al

    2002-01-01

    (XII, 2). Like Calvin?s com- mentary on the Gospel of St. John (see Neo-Latin News 49,1-2 (2001): 176-78), these volumes are edited by Helmut Feld. The first contains a useful introduction of 132 pages which gives information about earlier editions...

  17. NORTHERN NEW MEXICO CITIZENS' ADVISORY...

    Office of Environmental Management (EM)

    NNMCAB Recommendation 2012-01 Approved March 12, 2012 1 NORTHERN NEW MEXICO CITIZENS' ADVISORY BOARD 1 Recommendation to the Department of Energy 2 No. 2012-01 3 "Fiscal year 2014...

  18. Northern New Mexico Citizens' Advisory...

    Office of Environmental Management (EM)

    0, 2015 Northern New Mexico Citizens' Advisory Board 94 Cities of Gold Road, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87506 Executive Committee Roster 1. Doug Sayre, NNMCAB Chair 2. Gerard Martinez y...

  19. Northern New Mexico Citizens' Advisory...

    Office of Environmental Management (EM)

    Representative Valerio, Michael Taos EM&R Committee October 20, 2015 Northern New Mexico Citizens' Advisory Board 94 Cities of Gold Road, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87506 The NNMCAB...

  20. Northern New Mexico Citizens' Advisory...

    Office of Environmental Management (EM)

    am pleased to enclose Recommendation 2015-04, unanimously approved by the Northern New Mexico Citizens' Advisory Board at its May 20, 2015 Board Meeting at Sandia Resort in...

  1. NORTHERN NEW MEXICO CITIZENS' ADVISORY...

    Office of Environmental Management (EM)

    NNMCAB Recommendation 2012-03 Approved Sept. 26, 2012 1 NORTHERN NEW MEXICO CITIZENS' ADVISORY BOARD 1 Recommendation to the Department of Energy 2 "Fiscal Year 2013 and 2014...

  2. Latin American Plays in English Translation

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    1980-10-01

    ). Trans. Annabel B. Clark. Gorostiza, Celestino. El color de nuestra piel (The Color of Our S\\in). Trans. Annabel B. Clark. Martinez Queirolo, Jose. Réquiem por la lluvia (La Jesusa). Trans. Joe Rosenberg. Monti, Ricardo. Visita. Trans. Charles B...). Trans. Annabel B. Clark. Gorostiza, Celestino. El color de nuestra piel (The Color of Our S\\in). Trans. Annabel B. Clark. Martinez Queirolo, Jose. Réquiem por la lluvia (La Jesusa). Trans. Joe Rosenberg. Monti, Ricardo. Visita. Trans. Charles B...

  3. Transportation context of Latin American logistics

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    Sweat, Sean D. (Sean David)

    2008-01-01

    Through increasing globalization and trade liberalization, many third-world and developing countries are experiencing levels of growth that are quickly shifting the world's balance of political and economic power. China ...

  4. UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH LATIN AMERICAN COURSE LIST

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    Machery, Edouard

    contac s, workshops, y schedule of a nts and Advis ertificate prog olling basis. T there an applic ants

  5. Eugenics in the garden: architecture, medicine, and landscape from France to Latin America in the early twentieth century

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    López-Durán, Fabiola

    2009-01-01

    In the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries--decades that saw the radical transformation of Latin American cities into metropolises-race and environment became social determinants of the modem utopian project of ...

  6. Neo-Latin News 

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    Craig Kallendorf, et al

    2004-01-01

    NEO-LATIN NEWS 329 (not a Platonic furor poeticus). It is also determined by Quintilian?s similar conception of oratory in his Institutiones oratoriae, which had been graced in Bade and Petit?s Paris, 1516 edition by epi- grams of Vaccaeus...; Carbone?s De oratoria et dialectica inventione, a comparison of the aims and methods of the two arts that is suit- able for an advanced course; and Carbone?s Divinus orator, which 334 SEVENTEENTH-CENTURY NEWS serves as his most sophisticated treatment...

  7. Neo-Latin News 

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    Craig Kallendorf, et al

    2006-01-01

    eclipsed the likes of Paul Gerhardt (1607-1676), Hans Jakob Christoffel von Grimmelshausen (1622-1676), Andreas Gryphius (1616- 1664), and Martin Opitz (1597-1639), authors who appear to be more im- portant to today?s readers. It is interesting to note... fertile ground for further schol- arship for anyone with a solid reading knowledge of German. (Josef Glowa, NEO-LATIN NEWS 137 Moravian College) ? Pietas victrix?Der Sieg der Pietas. By Nicolaus Avancini, S.J. Ed., trans., introd., and with commentary...

  8. The Citizen Cyberscience Lectures - 1) Mobile phones and Africa: a success story 2) Citizen Problem Solving

    ScienceCinema (OSTI)

    None

    2011-10-06

    Mobile phones and Africa: a success story Dr. Mo Ibrahim, Mo Ibrahim Foundation Citizen Problem Solving Dr. Alpheus Bingham, InnoCentive The Citizen Cyberscience Lectures are hosted by the partners of the Citizen Cyberscience Centre, CERN, The UN Institute of Training and Research and the University of Geneva. The goal of the Lectures is to provide an inspirational forum for participants from the various international organizations and academic institutions in Geneva to explore how information technology is enabling greater citizen participation in tackling global development challenges as well as global scientific research. The first Citizen Cyberscience Lectures will welcome two speakers who have both made major innovative contributions in this area. Dr. Mo Ibrahim, founder of Celtel International, one of Africa?s most successful mobile network operators, will talk about ?Mobile phones and Africa: a success story?. Dr. Alpheus Bingham, founder of InnoCentive, a Web-based community that solves industrial R&D; challenges, will discuss ?Citizen Problem Solving?. The Citizen Cyberscience Lectures are open and free of charge. Participants from outside CERN must register by sending an email to Yasemin.Hauser@cern.ch BEFORE the 23rd october to be able to access CERN. THE LECTURES Mobile phones and Africa: a success story Dr. Mo Ibrahim, Mo Ibrahim Foundation Abstract The introduction of mobile phones into Africa changed the continent, enabling business and the commercial sector, creating directly and indirectly, millions of jobs. It enriched the social lives of many people. Surprisingly, it supported the emerging civil society and advanced the course of democracy Bio Dr Mo Ibrahim is a global expert in mobile communications with a distinguished academic and business career. In 1998, Dr Ibrahim founded Celtel International to build and operate mobile networks in Africa. Celtel became one of Africa?s most successful companies with operations in 15 countries, covering more than a third of the continent?s population and investing more than US$750 million in Africa. The company was sold to MTC Kuwait in 2005 for $3.4billion. In 2006 Dr Ibrahim established the Mo Ibrahim Foundation to support great African leadership. The Foundation focuses on two major initiatives to stimulate debate around, and improve the quality of, governance in Africa. The Ibrahim Prize for Achievement in African Leadership recognises and celebrates excellence; and the Ibrahim Index of African Governance provides civil society with a comprehensive and quantifiable tool to promote government accountability. Dr Ibrahim is also Founding Chairman of Satya Capital Ltd, an investment company focused on opportunities in Africa. Dr Ibrahim has been awarded an Honorary Doctorate by the University of London?s School of Oriental and African Studies, the University of Birmingham and De Montfort University, Leicester as well as an Honorary Fellowship Award from the London Business School. He has also received the Chairman?s Award for Lifetime Achievement from the GSM Association in 2007 and the Economists Innovation Award 2007 for Social & Economic Innovation. In 2008 Dr Ibrahim was presented with the BNP Paribas Prize for Philanthropy, and also listed by TIME magazine as one of the 100 most influential people in the world. Citizen Problem Solving Dr. Alpheus Bingham, InnoCentive Abstract American playwright Damien Runyon (Guys and Dolls) once remarked, "the race is not always to the swift, nor the victory to the strong -- but that IS how you bet." Not only does a system of race handicapping follow from this logic, but the whole notion of expertise and technical qualifications. Such 'credentials' allow one to 'bet' on who might most likely solve a difficult challenge, whether as consultant, contractor or employee. Of course, the approach would differ if one were allowed to bet AFTER the race. When such systems came into broad use, i.e., chat rooms, usenets, innocentive, etc., and were subsequently studied, it was often found that the greatest probability of solu

  9. The Citizen Cyberscience Lectures - 1) Mobile phones and Africa: a success story 2) Citizen Problem Solving

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    2009-10-28

    Mobile phones and Africa: a success story Dr. Mo Ibrahim, Mo Ibrahim Foundation Citizen Problem Solving Dr. Alpheus Bingham, InnoCentive The Citizen Cyberscience Lectures are hosted by the partners of the Citizen Cyberscience Centre, CERN, The UN Institute of Training and Research and the University of Geneva. The goal of the Lectures is to provide an inspirational forum for participants from the various international organizations and academic institutions in Geneva to explore how information technology is enabling greater citizen participation in tackling global development challenges as well as global scientific research. The first Citizen Cyberscience Lectures will welcome two speakers who have both made major innovative contributions in this area. Dr. Mo Ibrahim, founder of Celtel International, one of Africa’s most successful mobile network operators, will talk about “Mobile phones and Africa: a success story”. Dr. Alpheus Bingham, founder of InnoCentive, a Web-based community that solves industrial R&D; challenges, will discuss “Citizen Problem Solving”. The Citizen Cyberscience Lectures are open and free of charge. Participants from outside CERN must register by sending an email to Yasemin.Hauser@cern.ch BEFORE the 23rd october to be able to access CERN. THE LECTURES Mobile phones and Africa: a success story Dr. Mo Ibrahim, Mo Ibrahim Foundation Abstract The introduction of mobile phones into Africa changed the continent, enabling business and the commercial sector, creating directly and indirectly, millions of jobs. It enriched the social lives of many people. Surprisingly, it supported the emerging civil society and advanced the course of democracy Bio Dr Mo Ibrahim is a global expert in mobile communications with a distinguished academic and business career. In 1998, Dr Ibrahim founded Celtel International to build and operate mobile networks in Africa. Celtel became one of Africa’s most successful companies with operations in 15 countries, covering more than a third of the continent’s population and investing more than US$750 million in Africa. The company was sold to MTC Kuwait in 2005 for $3.4billion. In 2006 Dr Ibrahim established the Mo Ibrahim Foundation to support great African leadership. The Foundation focuses on two major initiatives to stimulate debate around, and improve the quality of, governance in Africa. The Ibrahim Prize for Achievement in African Leadership recognises and celebrates excellence; and the Ibrahim Index of African Governance provides civil society with a comprehensive and quantifiable tool to promote government accountability. Dr Ibrahim is also Founding Chairman of Satya Capital Ltd, an investment company focused on opportunities in Africa. Dr Ibrahim has been awarded an Honorary Doctorate by the University of London’s School of Oriental and African Studies, the University of Birmingham and De Montfort University, Leicester as well as an Honorary Fellowship Award from the London Business School. He has also received the Chairman’s Award for Lifetime Achievement from the GSM Association in 2007 and the Economists Innovation Award 2007 for Social & Economic Innovation. In 2008 Dr Ibrahim was presented with the BNP Paribas Prize for Philanthropy, and also listed by TIME magazine as one of the 100 most influential people in the world. Citizen Problem Solving Dr. Alpheus Bingham, InnoCentive Abstract American playwright Damien Runyon (Guys and Dolls) once remarked, "the race is not always to the swift, nor the victory to the strong -- but that IS how you bet." Not only does a system of race handicapping follow from this logic, but the whole notion of expertise and technical qualifications. Such 'credentials' allow one to 'bet' on who might most likely solve a difficult challenge, whether as consultant, contractor or employee. Of course, the approach would differ if one were allowed to bet AFTER the race. When such systems came into broad use, i.e., chat rooms, usenets, innocentive, etc., and were subsequently studied, it was often found that the greate

  10. Using Mobile Technology and Social Networking to Crowdsource Citizen Science

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    Robson, Christine

    2012-01-01

    2.1.1 Armchair Citizen Science . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Current Citizen Science Projects . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 Examples of Citizen Science 3.1 Case Study:

  11. Scientific literacy: California 4-H defines it from citizens' perspective

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    Smith, Martin H; Worker, Steven M; Ambrose, Andrea; Schmitt-McQuitty, Lynn

    2015-01-01

    viewpoint of the citizen and concentrates on science-relateden- gage in science-related issues as citizens in meaningfulbetween science and society involves citizens in framing and

  12. EERE-Supported International Activities in Latin America (Fact Sheet)

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Not Available

    2010-05-01

    The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) is involved in a variety of international initiatives, partnerships, and events that promote greater understanding and use of renewable energy (RE) and energy efficiency (EE) worldwide. In support of the Energy and Climate Partnership of the Americas (ECPA), EERE is working with several Latin American countries to advance EE and RE deployment for economic growth, energy security, poverty relief, and disaster recovery goals. This fact sheet highlights those activities.

  13. Washington Sea Grant Kate Litle, Citizen Science Specialist

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    Carrington, Emily

    Washington Sea Grant Kate Litle, Citizen Science Specialist Michelle Wainstein, Senior Program Stewardship Program Director Citizen Science Advisory Panel Citizen Science Harnessing to State University (WSU) Extension to develop recommendations for advancing citizen science to meet Action

  14. Developing a Conceptual Model of Virtual Organizations for Citizen Science

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    Crowston, Kevin

    Developing a Conceptual Model of Virtual Organizations for Citizen Science Andrea Wiggins Syracuse-oriented conceptual model of scientific knowledge production through citizen science virtual organizations. Citizen: conceptual models, virtual organizations, citizen science, cyberinfrastructure, massive virtual

  15. Why Citizen Science? Public participation in scientific research, commonly called citizen

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    Hall, Sharon J.

    Findings Why Citizen Science? Public participation in scientific research, commonly called citizen as the citizen science type of PPSR when compared against typologies (Fig 2). Furthermore, 82% of projects that 71% of PPSR projects were in the citizen science model and focused on conservation and/or ecology

  16. Evaluation of a Citizen-Science Highway Wildlife Monitoring Program

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    Paul, Kylie; Broberg, Len; Servheen, Christopher; Quinn, Michael S.

    2007-01-01

    rigor of this unique citizen-science program. Posters ICOETuse of citizen involvement in transportation science. After

  17. Crusades & Latin Kingdoms History 430

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    Fletcher, Robin

    1 Crusades & Latin Kingdoms History 430 Consider Resources Primary Resources: diaries, letters. popular), theses, the Web Check subject guides: Research by Subject History By Region British Medieval Online - History Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium Oxford Dictionary of British History Oxford Dictionary

  18. Current trends in Latin America and the Argentine perspective

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Laredo, V.G. [SOCMA Americana, Buenos Aires (Argentina)

    1992-12-31

    The authors discusses the changes that are taking place in Argentina as well as in all of Latin America today -- privatization, deregulation, and the modernization of the economy, changes which will serve to strengthen the governments and provide a better quality of life for all of them. He gives an insight into the factors which helped bring about these changes, the support they are receiving, the problems which persist, and the measures that still must be taken so that these positive changes remain in place. He offers some useful information that will perhaps contribute to their understanding of the vast area which he refers to as Latin America, and more specifically, gives a thumbnail sketch of what is happening today in the Republic of Argentina. For many years now, Latin American leaders have travelled to other parts of the world and spoken about the plans and expectations for the region`s future. When these well-intentioned projects and plans never materialized, partners and supporters in the United States and other countries were frustrated and disappointed by the failure to make things work. The author`s intention here today is to describe things as they are, not as they might be, to tell about what is already happening in the sphere of business and growth of the economies in Latin America.

  19. The Courts in American Public Culture

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    Silbey, Susan S.

    In American public imagination, courts are powerful but also impotent. They are guardians of citizens' rights but also agents of corporate wealth; simultaneously the least dangerous branch and the ultimate arbiters of ...

  20. Center for Latin American, Caribbean & Latino Studies Center for Latin American,

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    Artemov, Sergei N.

    10016 212-817-8438 clacls@gc.cuny.edu http://web.gc.cuny.edu/lastudies Childhood Poverty Rates in New://web.gc.cuny.edu/lastudies ALL RIGHTS RESERVED #12;Childhood Poverty in New York City 3 Latino Data Project Report 62 April 2015 .............................................................................................................................5 Trends in Childhood Poverty Rates

  1. Excerpt from God’s Arbiters: Americans and the Philippines, 1898–1902

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    Harris, Susan K.

    2011-01-01

    View of the War in the Philippines,” dated Hong Kong JuneAmericans and the Philippines, 1898– 1902 by Susan K.  American Annexation of the Philippines in Europe and Latin

  2. Impact of Urbanisation on Flower Visitors revealed by Citizen Science

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    Impact of Urbanisation on Flower Visitors revealed by Citizen Science Nicolas Deguines, Colin monitoring programme based on citizen science Community of volunteers Team of researchers « Citizen science monitoring programme based on citizen science Community of volunteers Team of researchers « Citizen science

  3. LATIN AMERICA ARGENTINA HAS FISHERY

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    LATIN AMERICA ARGENTINA HAS FISHERY INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES Argentina's largely dormant fishing in construction in Argentina with a total fish capacity of 36, 000 metric tons . The Min- istry has also) measure, taxes onforeign vessels fishing in Argentina waters were raised from US$70 per ton to US$200 per

  4. Citizen Report National Aeronautics and Space Administration

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    Citizen Report National Aeronautics and Space Administration Dryden Flight Research Center A look/Carla Thomas #12;Citizen Report Fiscal Year 2012 Dryden Flight Research Center, located on the western edge the low-speed stability and control of a low-noise version of a proposed future Hybrid Wing Body aircraft

  5. From Conservation to Crowdsourcing: A Typology of Citizen Science

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    Crowston, Kevin

    From Conservation to Crowdsourcing: A Typology of Citizen Science Andrea Wiggins School: crowston@syr.edu Abstract--Citizen science is a form of research collaboration involving members participation in research tasks. Existing typologies of citizen science projects focus primarily

  6. Dynamic Changes in Motivation in Collaborative Citizen-Science Projects

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    Golbeck, Jennifer

    Dynamic Changes in Motivation in Collaborative Citizen- Science Projects Dana Rotman1 , Jennifer.edu ABSTRACT Online citizen science projects engage volunteers in collecting, analyzing, and curating factors affecting participation in ecological citizen science projects. We show that volunteers

  7. Impact of Urbanisation on Flower Visitors revealed by Citizen Science

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    Impact of Urbanisation on Flower Visitors revealed by Citizen Science Nicolas Deguines, Colin ? ??? #12;A monitoring programme based on citizen science Community of volunteers Team of researchers « Citizen science, the involvement of volunteers in research » (Dickinson, Zuckerberg, & Bonter 2010

  8. Ideas for Citizen Science in Astronomy

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    Marshall, Philip J; Fletcher, Leigh N

    2014-01-01

    We review the relatively new, internet-enabled, and rapidly-evolving field of citizen science, focusing on research projects in stellar, extragalactic and solar system astronomy that have benefited from the participation of members of the public, often in large numbers. We find these volunteers making contributions to astronomy in a variety of ways: making and analyzing new observations, visually classifying features in images and light curves, exploring models constrained by astronomical datasets, and initiating new scientific enquiries. The most productive citizen astronomy projects involve close collaboration between the professionals and amateurs involved, and occupy scientific niches not easily filled by great observatories or machine learning methods: citizen astronomers are most strongly motivated by being of service to science. In the coming years we expect participation and productivity in citizen astronomy to increase, as survey datasets get larger and citizen science platforms become more efficient...

  9. San Dieguito Citizen Science Multiple Species Monitoring Program 1 San Dieguito Citizen Science Multiple Species Monitoring Program

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    Wang, Deli

    San Dieguito Citizen Science Multiple Species Monitoring Program 1 San Dieguito Citizen Science Multiple Species Monitoring Program The goal from current citizen science groups (such as Audubon and SD Tracking Team

  10. Northern New Mexico Citizens' Advisory Board Launches Revitalized...

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    Northern New Mexico Citizens' Advisory Board Launches Revitalized Website Northern New Mexico Citizens' Advisory Board Launches Revitalized Website November 10, 2015 - 2:30pm...

  11. National Mechanisms of Direct Democracy and Citizens' Perceptions of Vote Efficacy in Latin America

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    Menezes, Daiane Boelhouwer

    2014-01-01

    Política, Instituições e Democracia: Lições da ExperiênciaJuan. (2000). Instituciones de democracia directa en AmericaGonzales, Rodolfo. (2004). Democracia directa y referendum

  12. Northern New Mexico Citizens' Advisory Board Meeting

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    New Mexico Citizens' Advisory Board Meeting Special Meeting Thursday, November 12, 2015 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Cities of Gold Conference Center 10-A Cities of Gold Road Pojoaque,...

  13. Northern New Mexico Citizens' Advisory Board

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    Recommendation 2011-02 Approved July 25, 2012 Northern New Mexico Citizens' Advisory Board Recommendation to the Department of Energy No. 2012-02 "Expand the Mission of the NNMCAB...

  14. NORTHERN NEW MEXICO CITIZENS' ADVISORY BOARD (NNMCAB)

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    0 Approved on November 19, 2008 NORTHERN NEW MEXICO CITIZENS' ADVISORY BOARD (NNMCAB) Recommendation to the Department of Energy No. 2008-10 Regarding Independent Review of the MDA...

  15. NORTHERN NEW MEXICO CITIZENS ADVISORY BOARD

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    3 Approved 3-31-10 NORTHERN NEW MEXICO CITIZENS' ADVISORY BOARD Recommendation to the Department of Energy No. 2010-03 Regarding sufficient Funding for Los Alamos National...

  16. NORTHERN NEW MEXICO CITIZENS' ADVISORY BOARD (NNMCAB)

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    1 Approved by the NNMCAB on November 19, 2008 NORTHERN NEW MEXICO CITIZENS' ADVISORY BOARD (NNMCAB) Recommendation to the Department of Energy 2008-11 Reducing the Outfall into...

  17. NORTHERN NEW MEXICO CITIZENS ADVISORY BOARD

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    6 Approved 3-31-10 NORTHERN NEW MEXICO CITIZENS' ADVISORY BOARD Recommendation to the Department of Energy No. 2010-06 Recommendation of Budget Priorities for FY 12 and Baseline...

  18. New Mexico State University American Federation of State,

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    Johnson, Eric E.

    AGREEMENT between New Mexico State University and American Federation of State, County Article Page Preamble 1 Article 1 Commitment to the Citizens of New Mexico 1 Article 2 Purpose 1 Article 3

  19. LATIN -LAboratory for Treating INformation 1 Nivio Ziviani

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    Baeza-Yates, Ricardo

    LATIN - LAboratory for Treating INformation 1 Nivio Ziviani Computer Science Departament Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil Finding, Accessing and Organizing Web Information LATIN ­ Laboratory for Treating Information Barcelona, May 5, 2005 LATIN - LAboratory for Treating INformation 2 The Problem

  20. From upstream to downstream: Megatrends and latest developments in Latin America`s hydrocarbons sector

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    Wu, Kang; Pezeshki, S.; McMahon, J.

    1995-08-01

    In recent years, Latin America`s hydrocarbons sector has been characterized by reorganization, revitalization, regional cooperation, environmental awakening, and steady expansion. The pattern of these changes, which appear to be the megatrends of the region`s hydrocarbons sector development, will continue during the rest of the 1990s. To further study the current situation and future prospects of Latin America`s hydrocarbons sector, we critically summarize in this short article the key issues in the region`s oil and gas development. These megatrends in Latin America`s hydrocarbons sector development will impact not only the future energy demand and supply in the region, but also global oil flows in the North American market and across the Pacific Ocean. Each country is individually discussed; pipelines to be constructed are discussed also.

  1. Scholarly publications in Latin America: where, oh index, art thou?

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    Gutierrez, Ruby Meraz

    2013-01-01

    Scholarly publications in Latin America: where, oh index,not prevalent in scholarly publications or in general non-2013 Gutierrez: Scholarly publications in Latin America its

  2. Energy problems in Latin America

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    Goldemberg, J.

    1984-03-30

    Present energy consumption patterns, known reserves of conventional energy sources (oil, gas, coal, and hydroelectricity), and the impact of the oil crisis on the oil-importing countries of Latin America are discussed. New approaches to energy use, including improvements on end-use efficiency, fuel substitutions, nonconventional energy sources, and changes in consumption patterns, are important. Of particular significance are the alcohol program in Brazil and the possibilities for increased use of hydroelectricity. Investments needed to sustain a reasonable increase in production from conventional energy sources up to 1990 are presented. 14 references, 1 figure, 4 tables.

  3. Using non-local databases for the environmental assessment of industrial activities: The case of Latin America

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    Osses de Eicker, Margarita; Hischier, Roland; Hurni, Hans; Zah, Rainer

    2010-04-15

    Nine non-local databases were evaluated with respect to their suitability for the environmental assessment of industrial activities in Latin America. Three assessment methods were considered, namely Life Cycle Assessment (LCA), Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) and air emission inventories. The analysis focused on data availability in the databases and the applicability of their international data to Latin American industry. The study showed that the European EMEP/EEA Guidebook and the U.S. EPA AP-42 database are the most suitable ones for air emission inventories, whereas the LCI database Ecoinvent is the most suitable one for LCA and EIA. Due to the data coverage in the databases, air emission inventories are easier to develop than LCA or EIA, which require more comprehensive information. One strategy to overcome the limitations of non-local databases for Latin American industry is the combination of validated data from international databases with newly developed local datasets.

  4. Broad-scale citizen science data from checklists: prospects and challenges for macroecology

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    Hochachka, Wesley; Fink, Daniel

    2012-01-01

    Z. & Juan, X. (2011) Citizen science re- veals unexpecteddesign for broad-scale citizen science. Trends in Ecology &volunteer surveying for citizen science datasets. Emu, 112,

  5. Citizen Science and the Modern Web

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    CERN. Geneva

    2014-01-01

    Beginning as a research project to help scientists communicate, the Web has transformed into a ubiquitous medium. As the sciences continue to transform, new techniques are needed to analyze the vast amounts of data being produced by large experiments. The advent of the Sloan Digital Sky Survey increased throughput of astronomical data, giving rise to Citizen Science projects such as Galaxy Zoo. The Web is no longer exclusively used by researchers, but rather, a place where anyone can share information, or even, partake in citizen science projects. As the Web continues to evolve, new and open technologies enable web applications to become more sophisticated. Scientific toolsets may now target the Web as a platform, opening an application to a wider audience, and potentially citizen scientists. With the latest browser technologies, scientific data may be consumed and visualized, opening the browser as a new platform for scientific analysis.

  6. Citizen Science: Contributions to Astronomy Research

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    Christian, Carol; Smith, Arfon; Fortson, Lucy; Bamford, Steven

    2012-01-01

    The contributions of everyday individuals to significant research has grown dramatically beyond the early days of classical birdwatching and endeavors of amateurs of the 19th century. Now people who are casually interested in science can participate directly in research covering diverse scientific fields. Regarding astronomy, volunteers, either as individuals or as networks of people, are involved in a variety of types of studies. Citizen Science is intuitive, engaging, yet necessarily robust in its adoption of sci-entific principles and methods. Herein, we discuss Citizen Science, focusing on fully participatory projects such as Zooniverse (by several of the au-thors CL, AS, LF, SB), with mention of other programs. In particular, we make the case that citizen science (CS) can be an important aspect of the scientific data analysis pipelines provided to scientists by observatories.

  7. Northern New Mexico Citizens Advisory Board Meeting

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    CERTIFIED-- NNMCAB Meeting Minutes 1-28-09 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Northern New Mexico Citizens' Advisory Board Meeting January 28, 2009 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Holiday Inn Santa Fe...

  8. Northern New Mexico Citizens Advisory Board Meeting

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    9-30-09 Chair Certified 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Northern New Mexico Citizens' Advisory Board Meeting September 30, 2009 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Holiday Inn, 4048 Cerrillos Road Santa Fe,...

  9. Northern New Mexico Citizens Advisory Board Meeting

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    24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 Northern New Mexico Citizens' Advisory Board Meeting May 22, 2008 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Holiday Inn 4048...

  10. Designing Virtual Organizations for Citizen Science Andrea Wiggins

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    Crowston, Kevin

    Designing Virtual Organizations for Citizen Science Andrea Wiggins Syracuse University Syracuse, NY projects. Citizen science is a phenomenon with this potential; the term refers to research projects involv 2001, Cohn 2008, Bonney & LaBranche 2004). Citizen science is related to long-standing programs

  11. Applying Geocaching to Mobile Citizen Science through SCIENCE CACHING

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    Greenberg, Saul

    Applying Geocaching to Mobile Citizen Science through SCIENCE CACHING Authors Matthew Alan Dunlap Citizen science occurs when volunteers work with scientists to collect data at particular field locations. The benefit is greater data collection at lesser cost. Yet this type of citizen science has a variety of known

  12. Citizen science publics: nurturing science practice outside of professional

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    Citizen science publics: nurturing science practice outside of professional settings through HCI Abstract Citizen science broadly refers to the tools, methods, and practices by which people participate) methods, low-cost technologies, and social media platforms have given rise to many citizen science

  13. VOSS: Theory and design of virtual organizations for citizen science

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    Crowston, Kevin

    VOSS: Theory and design of virtual organizations for citizen science This proposal presents a three coordinating the work of a larger number of volunteer contributors, a format called citizen science research in citizen science projects. It is directed at advancing the understanding of what constitutes

  14. Technology and Work Practices in Citizen Science Andrea Wiggins

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    Crowston, Kevin

    Technology and Work Practices in Citizen Science Andrea Wiggins Syracuse University School of Information Studies 337 Hinds Hall, Syracuse, NY 13244 USA awiggins@syr.edu ABSTRACT Citizen science is a form of cyberinfrastructure for citizen science. Comparing three projects with similar volunteer participation activities

  15. Designing for Doubt Citizen Science and the Challenge of Change

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    Paulos, Eric

    Designing for Doubt Citizen Science and the Challenge of Change Eric Paulos Human enable an entirely novel and empowering genre of mobile computing and research called citizen science of fact as a path towards social change. Citizen science; sensors; sustainibility; ambiguity I

  16. Energy risk in Latin America:Energy risk in Latin America: the growing challengesthe growing challenges

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    Dixon, Juan

    resources -economic reforms opened space for private investment in energy -development of an infrastructureEnergy risk in Latin America:Energy risk in Latin America: the growing challengesthe growing Conference on Energy Trading and Risk Management 21 - 22 November 2005, City University, London

  17. Oil discoveries and basin resource prediction in Latin America: Past, present, and future

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    Kronman, G.E.; Aleman, A.M.; Rushworth, S.W. (Amoco Production Company, Houston, TX (United States))

    1993-02-01

    Over 350 oil discoveries were made in Latin America during the 1980s. About 12% are estimated to contain reserves greater than 100 MMBO. Several of the larger finds (>500 MMBO), such as Cusiana (Colombia), Furrial/Musipan (Venezuela), Cano Lima (Colombia) and Marlim (Brazil) represent an important part of the giant field found worldwide since 1980. Most of the larger discoveries were made by national oil companies in Venezuela, Mexico and Brazil. Undiscovered oil resources of 40-80 BBO are estimated to remain in the highest potential Latin American basins, including those in Mexico, based on historical field size data and current geological knowledge. Over 150 BBO of produced oil and proven reserves has been found in the same group of basins. The probability of finding large undiscovered oil and gas fields (>100 MMBOE) in selected established and mature Latin American basins is high. The Campos (Brazil), Llanos (Colombia), Magadalena (Colombia), Maracaibo (Venezuela), Marahon-Oriente-Putomayo (Peru-Ecuador-Colombia), Maturin (Venezuela), Reforma-Campeche (Mexico) and Ucayali (Peru) basins have the best possibility for such accumulations. Another tier of frontier and emerging basins may also contain significant resources, but limited data makes it difficult to estimate their undiscovered resources. Some of the higher potential basins in this group include the Sierra de Chiapas (Mexico/Guatemala), Huallaga (Peru), Yucatan (Mexico), Sabinas, and Burgos (Mexico) basins.

  18. News: Latin American Theatre Review, Volume 20, Number 2: News

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    1987-04-01

    are located at Corrientes 780, Buenos Aires. Festival de Teatro de la Habana Del 24 de mayo al 6 de junio de 1987 se celebró el Festival de Teatro de la Habana, cuya organización ha estado a cargo del Ministerio de Cultura. En su edición bienal... are located at Corrientes 780, Buenos Aires. Festival de Teatro de la Habana Del 24 de mayo al 6 de junio de 1987 se celebró el Festival de Teatro de la Habana, cuya organización ha estado a cargo del Ministerio de Cultura. En su edición bienal...

  19. Latin American Theatre Review, Volume 36, Number 1: Bibliography

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    2002-10-01

    : Universidad Finis Terrae, 2000: 118 p. Kartun, Mauricio. Escritos 1975>2001. Buenos Aires: Libros del Rojas, 2001: 200 p. Minera, Otto, prólogo, y Marisa Giménez Cacho, entrevistas. Cuadernos de viaje teatro: La crítica. México: Fideicomiso para la... Cultura México-Estados Unidos, 2000: 82 p. [Luis Mario Moneada-Rodolfo Obregón; Olga Harmony-David Olguín; Francisco Beverido-Ignacio Flores de la Lama; Luz Emilia Aguilar Zinser-Fernando de Ita; Robert Brustein-Frank Rich] Minera, Otto y Marisa...

  20. Latin American Theatre Review, Volume 31, Number 2: Bibliography

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    1998-04-01

    Bibliography Plays Accame, Jorge. Teatro. Jujuy: Libros del Arco Iris, 1996: 104 p. [Chingoil Company; Suriman ataca] . Venecia. Ms. 1997. Fermani, Daniel. (Argentina) Desde la alcantarilla. Ms, s.f. . Odiseus. Ms, s.f. . La revolución de las gallinas... culturales"; Víctor Hugo Rascón Banda, "Política teatral del Estado mexicano"; David Olguín, "México y su política teatral"; Luis de Tavira, "Paradojas y aporias de las políticas teatrales"; Otto Minera, "Teatro y democracia"] La Escena Latinoamericana...

  1. Latin American Theatre Review, Volume 32, Number 1: Bibliography

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    1998-10-01

    contradictorios en el sistema teatral uruguayo contemporáneo"; George Woodyard, "La historia dramática de Luis de Carvajal: perspectivas argentinas y mexicanas"; María de la Luz Hurtado, "La memoria en el teatro chileno actual: subjetividad e historia"; David...: escenificación mítica y práctica religiosa"; Eva Golluscio de Montoya, "Procedimientos citacionales en una farsa argentina de los años 30 (Saverio el cruel de Roberto Arlt)"; José Francisco Navarrete, "Antígonas y la metáfora del mundo fracturado"; Graciela...

  2. Latin American Theatre Review, Volume 30, Number 1: Performance reviews

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    1996-10-01

    , pero netamente argentino - el "grotesco criollo." El grotesco deja entrever el fracaso de los ideales que inspiran a sus personajes, mayormente inmigrantes, ante una realidad que los defrauda. Aunque se describen situaciones cómicas, se revela a la... 20 se evidencian los signos del fracaso del proyecto político de la élite ilustrada que había asumido el poder en la Argentina en 1880. Este proyecto liberal había tratado de reservar a la Argentina el papel de país agro-exportador y de estimular...

  3. Latin American Theatre Review, Volume 26, Number 1: Book Reviews

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    1992-10-01

    chronicle of what one finds in the plentiful collections available in New York. Aware of this limitation, Gray does a good job of providing contact addresses for specialized catalogues on the relevant books in print, as well as a list of mail order... teatro argentino. Miguel Ángel Giella Carleton University Huerta, Jorge, ed. Necessary Theater: Six Plays about the Chicano Experience. Houston: Arte Público Press, 1989. 368 pp. Jorge Huerta is again responsible for providing us with a valuable...

  4. Latin American Theatre Review, Volume 33, Number 1: Performance reviews

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    1999-10-01

    Rosencof hilvana la historia de El maizal de la escalera. Al morir los protagonistas, sus almas continúan en el lugar donde vivieron, pero un edificio de apartamentos se ha erigido en el baldío, y empiezan a crecer tomates en el ascensor, pasto en la... Rosencof hilvana la historia de El maizal de la escalera. Al morir los protagonistas, sus almas continúan en el lugar donde vivieron, pero un edificio de apartamentos se ha erigido en el baldío, y empiezan a crecer tomates en el ascensor, pasto en la...

  5. Latin American Theatre Review, Volume 18, Number 1: Book Reviews

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    1984-10-01

    de cuatro pisos, nos señala la importancia de trazar esa temática dentro de la literatura puertorriqueña ya que en ella se encuentra la base principal de la cultura puertorriqueña. El capítulo cinco es un aparte en el que trata la influencia de... juzga el drama de la primera—La cruz del morro—en base a los postulados románticos y el uso del octosílabo en la métrica, encontrando la obra fallida en esos aspectos. Sin embargo, entendemos que es precisamente en base al rechazo de la métrica...

  6. Latin American Theatre Review, Volume 31, Number 1: Book Reviews

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    1997-10-01

    del manuscrito de Regules tiene dentro de la historiografía teatral rioplatense. Al describir cómo se encontró el manuscrito del Martín Fierro, Teodoro Klein señala cuáles son los datos que permiten verificar la legitimidad de la obra de Regules.... La otra obra publicada en este libro, El entenao, es precedida de un ensayo de Eneida Sansone de Martínez, en el que la investigadora destaca la evolución de Regules como autor teatral y su "vocación criollista," y contrasta el esquema actancial de...

  7. Latin American Theatre Review, Volume 29, Number 1: Book Reviews

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    1995-10-01

    , como base de su revalorización del teatro mexicano, un enfoque intermedio y sincretizador del "continental" y el "unitario." Schmidhuber identifica tres variables que estima claves a la evolución del teatro mexicano de la época: 1) el género... dentro del teatro occidental destacando las relaciones que rigen la articulación de aquéllas con el texto dialogado, para luego, en la segunda parte, mostrar la evolución de las didascalias dentro de la historia del teatro español. De esta interesante...

  8. Latin American Theatre Review, Volume 07, Number 2: Front Matter

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    1974-04-01

    /2 Contents El teatro hispanoamericano de post mortem George 0. Schanzer 5 Assault on the Schizoid Wasteland: Rene Marqués' El apartamiento William L. Siemens 17 The Dramaturgy of Florencio Sánchez: An Analysis of Barranca abajo Rene de Costa 25 Chilean.../2 Contents El teatro hispanoamericano de post mortem George 0. Schanzer 5 Assault on the Schizoid Wasteland: Rene Marqués' El apartamiento William L. Siemens 17 The Dramaturgy of Florencio Sánchez: An Analysis of Barranca abajo Rene de Costa 25 Chilean...

  9. Latin American Theatre Review, Volume 12, Number 2: Back Matter

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    —The Pennsylvania State University George Woodyard—University of Kansas 3 Volumes: Volume I Rodolfo Usigli: Corona de sombra Osvaldo Dragún: El amasijo José Triana: La noche de los asesinos Volume II Xavier Villaurrutia: Invitación a la muerte Egon Wolíí...: Flores de papel Griselda Gámbaro: Los siameses Volume III Rene Marqués: Los soles truncos Jorge Díaz: El cepillo de dientes Emilio Carballido: Yo también hablo de la rosa Approximate price per volume—$4.50 US READY FOR CLASSES—SEPTEMBER 1979 GIROL...

  10. Latin American Theatre Review, Volume 31, Number 1: Bibliography

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    1997-10-01

    sitio; Sabina Berman, La pistola; David Escobar Galindo, Después de la medianoche; Roberto Ramos Perea, Los 200 no; Carlos Maggi, Frutos; Diana Raznovich, Casa matriz; Gustavo Ott, Divorciadas, evangélicas y vegetarianas; Enrique Buenaventura...," Cuadernos de Investigación Teatral (Caracas): octubre 1994: 25 p. Díaz, Grégor. Diccionario básico de términos teatrales y ciencia de la comunicación. Lima: Lipemanía Teatro, 1996: 74 p. Dueñas, Pablo. Las divas en el teatro de revista mexicano. México...

  11. Latin American Theatre Review, Volume 32, Number 2: Performance reviews

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    1999-04-01

    apropiación de sentidos, el estilo y las formas de convivencia. (46) Tomás Moulian observa:2 Un elemento decisivo del Chile Actual es la compulsión al olvido. El bloqueo de la memoria es una situación repetida en sociedades que vivieron experiencias... fiscal intentan dar clases de historia en una sala donde no existen ni los materiales ni los contenidos para enseñar; no hay mapas ni bandera; no hay historia, hay olvido, por lo tanto no hay país. La acotación del manuscrito advierte sobre los cinco...

  12. Latin American Theatre Review, Volume 27, Number 1: Book Reviews

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    1993-10-01

    , cierra acertadamente el ciclo comenzado en 1973. El acápite final, "Ruptura y continuidad, memoria y olvido," es la síntesis que la autora desea alcanzar. ¿Cómo explicarse la aparente contradicción de espectáculos que expresaron una abierta crítica...

  13. Latin American Theatre Review, Volume 23, Number 2: Front Matter

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    1990-04-01

    Matrero 149 Del aparte a los espectáculos unipersonales Gregor Díaz 153 Homenaje a Alfonso Reyes Jeanine S. Gaucher-Morales 157 En los albores del siglo XXI María Bonilla 159 Book Reviews 161 Publications Received 19 SPRING 1990 3 Abstracts... of representational realism. Beginning in the mid 1960s he became interested in what critic Lionel Abel has called "metatheatre" or theatre primarily concerned with itself as theatre. Using Abel's book Metatheatre: A New View of Dramatic Form as a critical base...

  14. Latin American Theatre Review, Volume 33, Number 1: Book Reviews

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    1999-10-01

    , por otro director del Cinema Novo, Nelson Pereira dos Santos, en 1962. Finalmente el traductor nos asegura, con cierta pequeña duda, que los otros doce dramas de su padre serán pronto publicados en inglés. Excelente trabajo de amor y dedicación el... be an outline for a playwriting course. In the second section, Schmidhuber describes his discovery of a new play by Sor Juana, La segunda Celestina. This section would be of particular interest to those who study Sor Juana and those who contemplate going...

  15. Latin American Theatre Review, Volume 30, Number 2: Book Reviews

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    1997-04-01

    cultural de enorme trascendencia; también llegaron a ese gigante que es Brasil, tan cercano nuestro y tan distante en el conocimiento y la lengua. Razón de sobra tuvo Eva Golluscio para centrar su estudio en el Río de la Plata, dada la consideración de..., editando sus propias obras, en una publicación impecable en cuanto a tipografía y calidad, eliminando de esta manera los imponderables errores que acostumbran deslizarse. Con versos de Ezra Pound y un Prólogo (¡en inglés!, "¿Por qué no?"), el lector...

  16. Latin American Technology Initiative (LAT). Final technical report

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    Gallegos, Rolando

    2000-08-04

    This report explains why Monterrey, Mexico was chosen for the site of the Alternative Fuels Trade Mission (April 12-14, 2000), identifies some of the opportunities and challenges for U.S. businesses in Monterrey, identifies useful resources for U.S. companies doing business in Mexico, and details the process, execution, and results leading from the Trade Mission.

  17. Latin American Theatre Review, Volume 18, Number 1: Front Matter

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    1984-10-01

    dramático-teatral latinoamericano y el discurso crítico: Algunas reflexiones estratégicas Juan Villegas 5 Nueva dramaturgia mexicana Guillermo Schmidhuber de la Mora 13 Teatro en Lunes de Revolución Matías Montes-Huidobro 17 Los cuentos de La señorita... sobre la libertad Miguel Ángel Giella 119 Plays in Performance 121 Book Reviews 137 Abstracts Juan Villegas, "El discurso dramático-teatral latinoamericano y el dis curso crítico: algunas reflexiones estratégicas" The author applies the following...

  18. Latin American Theatre Review, Volume 33, Number 1: Bibliography

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    1999-10-01

    narración: Las que aman hasta morir de Cristina Escofet"; Beatriz Trastoy, "Martha Stutz de Javier Daulte: el teatro a través del espejo"; Norma Adriana Sheinin, "Algunas consideraciones sobre el tratamiento del personaje en el teatro actual"; José... manuscrito perdido"; Carlos Robles Cruz, "Teatro de Ahora: teatro revolucionario mexicano"; Ileana Azor, "El actor cubano, modelo para armar"; Edgar Ceballos, "La influencia de Brecht en la escena mexicana"] Primer Acto VI. 276 (1998). La hora de los...

  19. Latin American Theatre Review, Volume 35, Number 1: Bibliography

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    2001-10-01

    Buenos Aires"; Javier Daulte, Rafael Spregelburd y Alejandro Tantianian, La escala humana; Nara Mansur, "En vísperas del nuevo teatro"; Laurietz Seda, "Mario Cura. La memoria y el sueño como campo de batalla"; Jorge Dubatti, "Eduardo Pavlovsky. El... a Antunes Filho"; varios artículos sobre Brecht y Grotowski] El Tonto del Pueblo. Revista de artes escénicas. 5 (mayo 2000). [Ensayos y entrevistas de, por y con Roberto Perinelli, Mauricio Kartun, Alberto Félix Alberto, Javier Margulis, Adhemar...

  20. News: Latin American Theatre Review, Volume 19, Number 2: News

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    1986-04-01

    del espectáculo resultante de la investigación aproximadamente en octubre con dirección de Francisco Javier, ocupándose Carlos Ianni y Luis Carminio de la coordinación general del proyecto. Para más información dirigirse a: Luis Molina CELCIT Av... del espectáculo resultante de la investigación aproximadamente en octubre con dirección de Francisco Javier, ocupándose Carlos Ianni y Luis Carminio de la coordinación general del proyecto. Para más información dirigirse a: Luis Molina CELCIT Av...

  1. Latin American Theatre Review, Volume 32, Number 2: Bibliography

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    1999-04-01

    (abril-junio 1998). El teatro cubano ante el espejo. [Randy Martin, "Neoliberalismo y performatividad: una alusión a La Habana"; Raquel Carrió, "Ironías y paradojas del comediante"; Yana Elsa Brugal, "Dramaturgia y posesión"; Teresa Pérez, "La escena... (abril-junio 1998). El teatro cubano ante el espejo. [Randy Martin, "Neoliberalismo y performatividad: una alusión a La Habana"; Raquel Carrió, "Ironías y paradojas del comediante"; Yana Elsa Brugal, "Dramaturgia y posesión"; Teresa Pérez, "La escena...

  2. Latin American Theatre Review, Volume 35, Number 2: Book Reviews

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    2002-04-01

    por Roca, quien se encarga de tomar cierta distancia del autor de Mi vida en el arte (243). Crilla realizó una poderosa labor de exegesis e irradiación del método Stanislavski pero también creó una metodología propia y singular, que se desvía del...

  3. Latin American Theatre Review, Volume 11, Number 1: Book Reviews

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    1977-10-01

    "Conclusiones," diciendo que "aun el techo" se utilizaba como entrada para las mujeres del pueblo (p. 249). Tan peregrina afirmación se basa en "un documento de 1678 [que] habla de la reparación del 'tejado donde cobran a las mujeres' (Doc. 15 de 1678)," y en... "Conclusiones," diciendo que "aun el techo" se utilizaba como entrada para las mujeres del pueblo (p. 249). Tan peregrina afirmación se basa en "un documento de 1678 [que] habla de la reparación del 'tejado donde cobran a las mujeres' (Doc. 15 de 1678)," y en...

  4. Latin American Theatre Review, Volume 33, Number 2: Bibliography

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    2000-04-01

    mecánicas"; Nel Diago, "Teatro y pirotecnia"; Nancy Lee Chalía Ruyter, "Una estrategia de interpretación del guión corporal de montajes teatrales"; Juan Villegas, "La irrupción del circo en el teatro"; Mario A. Rojas, "La experiencia teatral como evento... mecánicas"; Nel Diago, "Teatro y pirotecnia"; Nancy Lee Chalía Ruyter, "Una estrategia de interpretación del guión corporal de montajes teatrales"; Juan Villegas, "La irrupción del circo en el teatro"; Mario A. Rojas, "La experiencia teatral como evento...

  5. Latin American Theatre Review, Volume 29, Number 1: Back Matter

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    1995-10-01

    deconstruction) of Lacan, and Derrida! Essays by their authority/authorship. This is- Edmund White, Philip Watts, sue will attempt to broaden the Cynthia Running-Johnson, Jean- canon of 17th-century "literature" Michel Rabaté,PascaleGaitet, Scott and update... escapar la controversia. Los grupos extranjeros más destacados incluyeron XPTO de Brasil con su obra Bable Bum con una lucha entre los ángeles buenos y los malos, acompañados de muñecos y los actores como bailarines, acróbatas y músicos. También de...

  6. Latin American Theatre Review, Volume 28, Number 2: Book Reviews

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    1995-04-01

    rearticulación de personajes anteriores. En "El destete o la simulación en la lucha por la vida," Osvaldo Pellettieri analiza la estética de Ricardo Halac teniendo en cuenta el humorismo como medio de simulación y la transgresión realista de los procedimientos... y absurdistas para definir la propuesta del título y establecer un paralelismo entre la violencia de la obra y la de la realidad. Otro tipo de violencia es el que propone Matías Montes- Huidobro al analizar Matar el tiempo en "Poder o no poden la...

  7. Latin American Theatre Review, Volume 34, Number 2: Bibliography

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    2001-04-01

    o Canto Lírico integrando a Arquitetura. Novembro 1999. [All these items courtesy of Tânia Brandão] Cea, José Roberto. Teatro en y de una comarca centroamericana. San Salvador: Canoa Editores, 1993:274 p. Cortés, María Lourdes y Carlos Cortés. La... del teatro colombiano del siglo XX. Selección y prólogo: Carlos José Reyes. Santa Fe de Bogotá: Instituto Distrital de Cultura y Turismo, 1999-2000. [Coordinación y selección de material gráfico: Juan Camilo Segura y Carlos Lema; Textos: Jorge...

  8. Latin American Theatre Review, Volume 30, Number 2: Back Matter

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    1997-04-01

    (incluyendo fax, teléfono, e-mail) antes del 15 de mayo de 1997 a: Osear Rivera-Rodas Department of Romance Languages 601 McClung Tower, The University of Tennessee Knoxville, TN 37996-0460 Tel: 423 974-2311, Fax: 423 974-2313 ...

  9. Latin American Theatre Review, Volume 14, Number 2: Book Reviews

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    1981-04-01

    of popular theatre, such as Sor Juana María (Josefa de Azaña y Llano), Alonso Hurtado, Luis Rodríguez Velasco, Diego Mexia de Fernangil, Eduardo Calsamiglia, A. Acevedo Hernández, Jorge Zalamea, and Alfredo Saborio Montenegro? But even principal con... realism (Un pequeño día de ira); and nonconventional plays of horror, myth, poetry, and drama (including Yo también hablo de la rosa). This is the weakest of the chapters, not only because of the many categories, but also because of the seemingly ar...

  10. Latin American Theatre Review, Volume 15, Number 2: Front Matter

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    1982-04-01

    with its apparent modernity. Written at the height of the Romantic period and dismissed by earlier critics as a clever, but cir cumstantially limited political saínete, Amapolas, upon closer inspection, transcends the confines of the time and place... aware of the piece's nineteenth century orientation. Yet, despite the ultimate demise of the Giant and the restoration of order, the pervasive atmosphere of irrationality and confusion lingers on, making this play extremely accessible...

  11. Latin American Theatre Review, Volume 04, Number 2: Front Matter

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    1971-04-01

    Festival 3 Primer Festival Nacional de Teatro Universitario (INBA and UNAM) % Segundo Concurso de Arte Dramático (Mexico, IMSS) 74 Temporada Teatral (San José, Costa Rica) 78 Book Reviews 85 Play Reports and Synopses 89 Works in Progress 92 Works... witnessed the emergence of three young promis ing dramatists who are socially committed as well as artistically gifted: Víctor de los Solares, Guillermo Gentile and Ricardo Monti. Their preoccupation with both Argentine and inter national themes have led...

  12. Latin American Theatre Review, Volume 24, Number 2: Performance reviews

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    1991-04-01

    one-act play by Carlos Morton, Johnny Tenorio (1983).1 The director Cora Cardona along with a well-cast group of players provided an enjoyable evening of dramatic entertainment. Among the more outstanding players was Carlos Salinas as Johnny... Tenorio. His stage premiere was in 1985, the first time Teatro Dallas staged Morton's Johnny Tenorio. Also worthy of special mention were Elena Hurst (who played young Johnny Tenorio in a flashback scene) and Michael Comiskey (who played Johnny's long...

  13. News: Latin American Theatre Review, Volume 21, Number 2: News

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    1988-04-01

    también se ha dedicado al teatro infantil, al cine y a la televisión, en su búsqueda constante de nuevos métodos para promover la difusión del arte creativo. Tercera Muestra de Teatro Universitario Peruano Se celebrará la Tercera Muestra de Teatro... también se ha dedicado al teatro infantil, al cine y a la televisión, en su búsqueda constante de nuevos métodos para promover la difusión del arte creativo. Tercera Muestra de Teatro Universitario Peruano Se celebrará la Tercera Muestra de Teatro...

  14. Latin American vertebrate systematic collections: status and management procedures 

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    Arrizabalaga, M. Begona

    1994-01-01

    (Venezuela) Estacion de Investigaciones Marinas, Fundacion La Salle (Venezuela) Escuela Nacional de Ciencias Biologicas, Instituto Politecnico Nacional (Mexico) Escuela Politecnica Nacional (Ecuador) Fundacion Miguel Lillo, Tucuman (Argentina... Ciencia de Cuba (Cuba) Instituto de Ecologfa y Sistematica, Academia de Ciencias de Cuba (Cuba) Instituto de Historia Natural, Chiapas (Mexico) Colexao de Peixos do INPA (Brazil) Coleccion de referencia INVEMAR (Colombia) Instituto de la Patagonia...

  15. Latin American Theatre Review, Volume 23, Number 2: Book Reviews

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    1990-04-01

    pasado y problemáticas contemporáneas, y la interdependencia que destaca el teatro puertorriqueño entre texto y contexto. El detallado examen, a la luz de las teorías de Etienne Souriau, que hace Montes Huidobro de 46 piezas y 13 dramaturgos que... rechazo académico que pueda sentir y experimentar todo crítico que se dedique al estudio concienzudo y serio de la literatura puertorriqueña (cf. 77). Priscilla Meléndez Michigan State University Revolución Teatral en moldes viejos Domínguez Roche...

  16. Latin American Theatre Review, Volume 24, Number 2: Book Reviews

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    1991-04-01

    , fue un eficaz medio para la concientización y formación cívica de las fuerzas populares. El teatro obrero, como lo demuestra Bravo Elizondo, ayudó a la germinación y crecimiento de las fuerzas populares que años más tarde llevarían a la presidencia..., del "intento de preservar" esa misma "estructura patriarcal" tan afín al pueblo colombiano en general. En cuanto a la solidificación del Nuevo Teatro en movimiento y sus diferentes etapas de desarrollo, de singular importancia para su evaluación...

  17. Latin American Theatre Review, Volume 24, Number 1: Book Reviews

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    1990-10-01

    espacio social a través del espacio escénico. "Hacia una teoría de la traducción: adaptaciones, versiones y variaciones de un tema, otra manera de ejercer el oficio de autor en la obra de Enrique Buenaventura," de B. Rizk, no ofrece lo que promete en... madre patria, de las "adaptaciones castellanas" que se han hecho de los textos argentinos, y de las posibles razones por las que las obras de autores latinoamericanos (entre ellos Gámbaro y Triana, exiliados en España) se montan tan poco en España...

  18. Latin American Theatre Review, Volume 31, Number 2: Book Reviews

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    1998-04-01

    experimentados por la cultura uruguaya en los últimos, escabrosos, heroicos y sufridos 30 años de vida social y política, no podría haberse escogido otro tan esclarecedor. Esta aventura cubre el lapso que dicho teatro viviera desde 1967. El crítico rioplatense... desconocer la ya trabajada oposición concepto-noción en la epistemología estructuralista, e incluso admiten demasiado rápidamente sus inventarios de rasgos como "categorías," llegando hasta buscar sus garantías en la unidad y unicidad del espíritu humano...

  19. Latin American Energy Organization (OLADE) | 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 Center Home Page on QA:QAsource History View NewTexas:Montezuma, Arizona: Energy ResourcesProject | OpenLathrup Village, Michigan:

  20. Latin American Energy Organization (OLADE) | 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 Center Home Page on QA:QA J-E-1 SECTION J APPENDIX E LIST OFAMERICA'SHeavyAgency (IRENA) Jump to:LEDSGP.org noticeLangcheng

  1. Latin American Energy Organization (OLADE) | 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 Center Home Page on QA:QA J-E-1 SECTION J APPENDIX E LIST OFAMERICA'SHeavyAgency (IRENA) Jump to:LEDSGP.org noticeLangcheng

  2. Galaxy Zoo: Morphological Classification and Citizen Science

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    Fortson, Lucy; Nichol, Robert; Borne, Kirk; Edmondson, Edd; Lintott, Chris; Raddick, Jordan; Schawinski, Kevin; Wallin, John

    2011-01-01

    We provide a brief overview of the Galaxy Zoo and Zooniverse projects, including a short discussion of the history of, and motivation for, these projects as well as reviewing the science these innovative internet-based citizen science projects have produced so far. We briefly describe the method of applying en-masse human pattern recognition capabilities to complex data in data-intensive research. We also provide a discussion of the lessons learned from developing and running these community--based projects including thoughts on future applications of this methodology. This review is intended to give the reader a quick and simple introduction to the Zooniverse.

  3. Citizens Electric Corporation- Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program

    Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

    Citizens Electric Corporation offers rebates and price reductions to its residential customers for purchasing and installing energy efficient equipment. Eligible equipment and measures include a...

  4. AARP, National Consumer Law Center, and Public Citizen Comments...

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    or RFI) on smart grid policy and logistical challenges, published by the Department of Energy (DOE) on September 16, 2010 AARP, National Consumer Law Center, and Public Citizen...

  5. AARP, National Consumer Law Center, and Public Citizen Comments...

    Energy Savers [EERE]

    AARP, National Consumer Law Center, and Public Citizen Comments to:DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Smart Grid RFI: Addressing Policy and Logistical Challenges AARP, National Consumer Law...

  6. Policy ReseaRch WoRking PaPeR 4680 Safeguards and Antidumping in Latin

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    Policy ReseaRch WoRking PaPeR 4680 Safeguards and Antidumping in Latin American TradePublicDisclosureAuthorizedPublicDisclosureAuthorizedPublicDisclosureAuthorized #12;Produced by the Research Support Team Abstract The Policy ResearchWorking Paper Series they represent. Policy ReseaRch WoRking PaPeR 4680 The binding of tariff rates and adoption of the General

  7. Value of Citizen Science Monitoring Involving citizen scientists in the sea star wasting disease survey effort will greatly expand our spatial

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    California at Santa Cruz, University of

    Value of Citizen Science Monitoring Involving citizen scientists in the sea star wasting disease survey effort will greatly expand our spatial and temporal coverage. Citizen science groups can collect. A researcher from the MARINe group should accompany each citizen science group in the field to assist

  8. Serious Games for Solving Protein Sequence Alignments -Combining Citizen Science and

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    Goesele, Michael

    Serious Games for Solving Protein Sequence Alignments - Combining Citizen Science and Gaming Martin Games, Bioinformatics, Multiple Sequence Align- ments, Protein Sequences, Citizen Science, Game- ing their results is called citizen science [9]. In this concept, research tasks are outsourced

  9. Using Novel Technologies To Confront Challenges In Predator Conservation, Community Ecology, and Citizen Science

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    Wang, Yiwei

    2014-01-01

    of mountain goats based on citizen science. Wildlife SocietyJ. 2009. A new dawn for citizen science. Trends in Ecology &The impact of a citizen science project. International

  10. Citizen Science Case Study: What's Invasive / Project Budburst Nathan R. Prestopnik

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    Crowston, Kevin

    Citizen Science Case Study: What's Invasive / Project Budburst Nathan R. Prestopnik Syracuse University napresto@syr.edu Abstract What's Invasive and Project Budburst are citizen science projects mobile-based citizen science deployment, as well as issues surrounding system development

  11. Renewable Energy for Electricity Generation in Latin America...

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    Renewable Energy for Electricity Generation in Latin America: Market, Technologies, and Outlook (Webinar) Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: Renewable...

  12. Citizen radiation monitoring program for the TMI area

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    Baratta, A.J.; Gricar, B.G.; Jester, W.A.

    1981-07-01

    The purpose of the program was to develop a system for citizens to independently measure radiation levels in and around their communities. This report describes the process by which the Program was developed and operated. It also presents the methods used to select and train the citizens in making and interpreting the measurements. The test procedures used to select the equipment for the program are described as are the results of the testing. Finally, the actual monitoring results are discussed along with the citizens' reactions to the program.

  13. Citizen implementation of sustainability measures at the neighborhood scale

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    Heilke, Ingrid (Ingrid Elizabeth)

    2010-01-01

    There is the potential for citizens to make a profound impact on the sustainability of cities at the neighborhood scale. This is the scale that people relate to spatially, economically, and socially. It is also a scale ...

  14. Surveying the Citizen Science Landscape by Andrea Wiggins & Kevin Crowston1

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    Crowston, Kevin

    1 Surveying the Citizen Science Landscape by Andrea Wiggins & Kevin Crowston1 Abstract Citizen of the diversity of the field as a whole. In this work, we present the results of a survey of citizen science between citizen science projects and to other online communities. Contents Introduction Rubric & Cases

  15. BirdWatch--Supporting Citizen Scientists for Better Linked Data Quality for Biodiversity

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    Hyvönen, Eero

    quality in a citizen science setting, and presents a mobile tool BirdWatch for citizen observers, miti be initiated. In many areas of biology, much of the observational data is based on citizen science: the dataBirdWatch--Supporting Citizen Scientists for Better Linked Data Quality for Biodiversity Management

  16. 2.10 A&GApril2011Vol.52 oon Zoo is an online lunar citizen

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    Crawford, Ian

    2.10 A&G·April2011·Vol.52 M oon Zoo is an online lunar citizen science project designed to address by the Citizen Science Alliance in a collection of online citizen science projects known as the Zooniverse independent observations. The Moon Zoo project The goal of Moon Zoo, like all other citizen science projects

  17. Supporting Teachers Through Accessible Citizen Science Literacy Teaching Resources A Proposal Submitted to

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    Dyer, Bill

    Supporting Teachers Through Accessible Citizen Science Literacy Teaching Resources A Proposal the instruction of citizen scientific literacy skills. The citizens of our communities, state, nation and world, and the implications of increases in global temperatures. The responsibility and need for high quality citizen

  18. Does effective climate policy require well-informed citizen support? Ekaterina Rhodes *, Jonn Axsen, Mark Jaccard

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    to the level of citizen awareness and knowledge of climate science and climate policies. But the relationship level of citizen knowledge about science and policy might be required before effective climate policies that conflicts over public policies and science are caused by citizen ignorance ­ a gap between citizen

  19. ZAP Latin America | 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 Center Home Page| Open Energy Information Serbia-EnhancingEtGeorgia:Illinois:WizardYates County, NewYorktownZ-Axis TipperLatin America

  20. Citizen Science Case Study: eBird eBird, a joint project of the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and National Audubon Society, is a citizen

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    Crowston, Kevin

    Citizen Science Case Study: eBird Abstract eBird, a joint project of the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and National Audubon Society, is a citizen science project that engages a global network, our purpose is to inform future citizen science technical implementations. It is hoped

  1. Latin America's Decontamination and Decommissioning Needs

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    Bermudez, J.V.; Lagos, L.E.; Ebadian, M.A.; Mayerle, M.

    1998-10-20

    Throughout this project, the Hemispheric Center for Environmental Technology's (HCET) goal was to initiate a comprehensive research program on sustainable development, environmental protection, and the market for environmental technologies in Latin America and the Caribbean. The data resulting from the work associated with this project has been entered into an information system which supplies useful and accurate data knowledge to interested parties. When relevant information has been found to be insufficient and/or not readily available, HCET has investigated, conducted research, and subsequently made this information available to the public. During FY96, HCET completed numerous tasks to contribute to this body of knowledge. This initiative will continue throughout 1997. Highlights of FY96 are described.

  2. Scholarly publications in Latin America: where, oh index, art thou?

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    Gutierrez, Ruby Meraz

    2013-01-01

    45(8), 620–7. Ruby Meraz Gutierrez studied Latin Americanart thou? Ruby Meraz Gutierrez The author describes theVol. 31 No. 1 March 2013 Gutierrez: Scholarly publications

  3. The occurrence of military coups in Latin America: some speculations 

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    Cediel, Maria Cecilia Canals de

    1981-01-01

    THE OCCURRENCE OF MILITARY COUPS IN LATIN AMERICA: SOME SPECULATIONS A Thesis by MARIA CECILIA CANALS DE CEDIEL Submitted to the Graduate Colleqe of Texas A&M University in partial fulfillment of the requirement for the degree of MASTER... OF ARTS Mav 1981 Major Subiect: Political Science THE OCCURRENCE OF MILITARY COUPS IN LATIN AMERICA: SOME SPECULATIONS A Thesis by MARIA CECILIA CANALS DE CEDIEL Approved as to sty1e and content by: (Chairman of Committee) / (Member) (Member...

  4. Claiming the state : citizen-state relations and service delivery in rural India

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    Kruks-Wisner, Gabrielle K

    2013-01-01

    Who makes claims on the state and how? This dissertation examines the processes through which citizens seek to secure public resources from the state and, by extension, the patterns of participation and citizen-state ...

  5. IUFRO Spotlight #19/ April 2014 / IUFRO World Congress `Citizen science': A way to fight invasive species?

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    California at Berkeley, University of

    IUFRO Spotlight #19/ April 2014 / IUFRO World Congress `Citizen science': A way to fight invasive of a tree can mean to different social groups. The organizers see this "citizen science" (one definition

  6. Technology and Work Practices in Citizen Science Andrea Wiggins Syracuse University awiggins@syr.edu

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    Crowston, Kevin

    Technology and Work Practices in Citizen Science Andrea Wiggins Syracuse University awiggins Citizen science is a form of collaboration involving public participation in scientific research Processes Organizing Research Participation Environment Virtuality Technology Outcomes Science Social

  7. OSU Office of Risk Management Foreign Citizens Working Abroad

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    Tullos, Desiree

    OSU Office of Risk Management Foreign Citizens Working Abroad Student/Employee Name: Phone: E the Office of Risk Management (ORM) for additional information. Student/Employee Status: (full warning or sanction, contact the Office of Risk Management at OSU. Special conditions may apply

  8. Northern New Mexico Citizens' Advisory Board 2 Combined Committee...

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    April 8, 2015 Approved 05132015 1 1 Northern New Mexico Citizens' Advisory Board 2 Combined Committee Meeting 3 April 8, 2015 4 2:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. 5 NNMCAB Office 6 94 Cities...

  9. Northern New Mexico Citizens' Advisory Board 2 Combined Committee...

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    Minutes for July 8, 2015 Approved 10142015 1 1 Northern New Mexico Citizens' Advisory Board 2 Combined Committee Meeting 3 July 8, 2015 4 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. 5 NNMCAB Office 6...

  10. ORIGINAL ARTICLE Plant phenology networks of citizen scientists: recommendations

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    Hamann, Andreas

    ; Beaubien and Hamann 2011). This paper tells the story of harnessing the energy of citizen scientists indicator plant species added to gather data from Canada's west coast, eastern provinces, and Arctic E. G. Beaubien (*) :A. Hamann Department of Renewable Resources, University of Alberta, 751 General Services

  11. CITIZEN SCIENCE AT THE SMITHSONIAN Since its founding, the Smithsonian has

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    Mathis, Wayne N.

    CITIZEN SCIENCE AT THE SMITHSONIAN Since its founding, the Smithsonian has always been dependent of such efforts is known as "Citizen Science." The Cornell University Lab of Ornithology, for example, established a citizen science bird observation data collection program in 1966, with live data input since 1997

  12. THE UNIVERSITY OF CALGARY Science Caching: Applying Geocaching to Mobile Citizen Science

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    Greenberg, Saul

    THE UNIVERSITY OF CALGARY Science Caching: Applying Geocaching to Mobile Citizen Science by Matthew Caching: Applying Geocaching to Mobile Citizen Science submitted by Matthew Alan Dunlap in partial Citizen science occurs in part when scientists work with volunteers to collect science data in particular

  13. Automated Data Verification in a Large-scale Citizen Science Project: a Case Study

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    Wong, Weng-Keen

    Automated Data Verification in a Large-scale Citizen Science Project: a Case Study Jun Yu1 , Steve,jag73}@cornell.edu Abstract-- Although citizen science projects can engage a very large number with eBird, which is a broad-scale citizen science project to collect bird observations, has shown

  14. Modeling Experts and Novices in Citizen Science Data for Species Distribution Modeling

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    Modeling Experts and Novices in Citizen Science Data for Species Distribution Modeling Jun Yu, Weng-habitat relationships, is a research area that can benefit greatly from citizen science. The eBird project [18] is one of the largest citizen science programs in existence. By allowing birders to upload ob- servations of bird

  15. Designing for Dabblers and Deterring Drop-Outs in Citizen Science

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    Subramanian, Sriram

    Designing for Dabblers and Deterring Drop-Outs in Citizen Science Alexandra Eveleigh1 , Charlene on the quality and value of these contributions. Author Keywords Citizen science; motivation; engagement in popularity due to the innovative use of web and mobile technologies [12]. Examples of online citizen science

  16. EXPLORING COLLECTIVE INTELLIGENCE GAMES WITH DESIGN SCIENCE: A CITIZEN SCIENCE DESIGN CASE

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    Crowston, Kevin

    EXPLORING COLLECTIVE INTELLIGENCE GAMES WITH DESIGN SCIENCE: A CITIZEN SCIENCE DESIGN CASE Nathan Syracuse University 343 Hinds Hall Syracuse, NY 13244, USA crowston@syr.edu ABSTRACT Citizen science investigations. Citizen science pro- jects often use web-based systems to support collabo- rative scientific

  17. Organizing from the Middle Out: Citizen Science in the National Parks

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    Crowston, Kevin

    Organizing from the Middle Out: Citizen Science in the National Parks Andrea Wiggins Syracuse from a dissertation pilot study on a citizen science project involving the public with scientists- ence citizen science project design, and in turn, observing how the design choices contribute

  18. Citizen Science System Assemblages: Toward Greater Understanding of Technologies to Support Crowdsourced

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    Crowston, Kevin

    Citizen Science System Assemblages: Toward Greater Understanding of Technologies to Support crowston@syr.edu ABSTRACT We explore the nature of technologies to support citizen science, a method different citizen science platforms may be comprised of widely varying functionalities, yet still support

  19. Do Games Attract or Sustain Engagement in Citizen Science? A Study of Volunteer Motivations

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    Subramanian, Sriram

    Do Games Attract or Sustain Engagement in Citizen Science? A Study of Volunteer Motivations Ioanna incorporated in online citizen science (CS) projects as a way of crowdsourcing data. While there has been CS in science · Pro-citizen science Forum/chat motivations · Project support · Social interaction · Sense

  20. Motivation and data quality in a citizen science game: A design science evaluation

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    Crowston, Kevin

    Motivation and data quality in a citizen science game: A design science evaluation Kevin Crowston@syr.edu Abstract Citizen science is a form of social computation where members of the public are recruited to contrib- ute to scientific investigations. Citizen-science projects often use web-based systems to support

  1. Using Citizen Science Data to Model the Distributions of Common Songbirds of Turkey Under Different Global

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    Tipple, Brett

    Using Citizen Science Data to Model the Distributions of Common Songbirds of Turkey Under Different an ornithological citizen science initiative (www.kusbank.org) with maximum entropy modeling and eight bioclimatic (2013) Using Citizen Science Data to Model the Distributions of Common Songbirds of Turkey Under

  2. Citizen Science System Assemblages: Understanding the Technologies that Support Crowdsourced Science

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    Crowston, Kevin

    Citizen Science System Assemblages: Understanding the Technologies that Support Crowdsourced@syr.edu ABSTRACT We explore the nature of technologies to support citizen science, a method of inquiry citizen science platforms may be comprised of widely varying functionalities, yet still support relatively

  3. Citizen Science Case Study: The Great Sunflower Project Nathan R. Prestopnik

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    Crowston, Kevin

    Citizen Science Case Study: The Great Sunflower Project Nathan R. Prestopnik Syracuse University napresto@syr.edu Abstract The Great Sunflower Project is a citizen science project designed to collect play in citizen science implementations, and the debate between custom website development

  4. The Evolutionary Systems Biology Team Synthetic Biology/Citizen Science Post-doctoral position

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    The Evolutionary Systems Biology Team Synthetic Biology/Citizen Science Post-doctoral position We in citizen science projects.The post-doc will join the extended CRI lab that includes synthetic and systems-sourcing, DIY approaches and gamification as part of a new European- funded project, Citizen CyberLab - a three

  5. Organizing from the Middle Out Citizen Science in the National Parks

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    Crowston, Kevin

    Organizing from the Middle Out Citizen Science in the National Parks $ $ $ Bottom-Up Middle-Out Top virtually to create a regionally-coordinated citizen science project in the National Parks. RQ: What factors influence the way a citizen science project develops? Boston Harbor Islands No dominant stakeholder

  6. Comparing the use of Social Networking and Traditional Media Channels for Promoting Citizen Science

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    Hearst, Marti

    Comparing the use of Social Networking and Traditional Media Channels for Promoting Citizen Science This paper examines how social networks can be used to recruit and promote a crowdsourced citizen science releases, news stories, and participation campaigns. The target studied is Creek Watch, a citizen science

  7. The Public Impact of Citizen Science Outreach & Education C.A. Christian / STScI

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    Christian, Carol C.

    The Public Impact of Citizen Science Outreach & Education C.A. Christian / STScI Wednesday, September 25, 13 #12;Citizen Science: where the line between "public" and "researcher" blurs Wednesday, email alerts, social media (facebook, twitter, hangouts) interactions, Citizen Science Watch, question

  8. Women in the Early Spanish American Theatre.

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    Jones, W. K.

    1970-10-01

    to suppress even private theatricals, too, but the coming into power of Charles II, friendly to actresses—and of course to the theatre also— saved the situation and gave status to drama. By a royal patent of 1662, Charles II sanctioned the activity... no official status, but that situation was soon to be remedied. On November 17, 1587, Philip II through his advisor ex- 26 LATIN AMERICAN THEATRE REVIEW tended royal protection, to actresses by granting permission to Angela Salo- mona and Angela Martinelli...

  9. Americans Abroad: A Global Diaspora?

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    Croucher, Sheila

    2012-01-01

    politics, US citizens residing in Mexican towns regularly involve themselves in local issues, including development, environmental

  10. A. Complete through the third year of a Latin American language (3 -22 credits): Concentration in Latin American Studies Requirements: 42-61 credits

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    /Humanities (6 credits): Select two courses from AUCC category 3.B LSPA200 Choices: Spanish or another language approved by advisor. Spanish Cr Cr B. Complete Introduction to Geography: GR100 (3 credits): For AUCC

  11. Diagnosing the California Electricity "Crisis": Lessons for Latin America

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    Rudnick, Hugh

    in wholesale market exacerbated problems, but was not cause of "crisis" ­ Retail market with active demand1 Diagnosing the California Electricity "Crisis": Lessons for Latin America Frank A. Wolak and after reform · Diagnosing California electricity "crisis" ­ April 1998 to April 2000--Competition works

  12. Latin-square three-dimensional gage master

    DOE Patents [OSTI]

    Jones, L.

    1981-05-12

    A gage master for coordinate measuring machines has an nxn array of objects distributed in the Z coordinate utilizing the concept of a Latin square experimental design. Using analysis of variance techniques, the invention may be used to identify sources of error in machine geometry and quantify machine accuracy.

  13. Estimating Emissions in Latin America: An Alternative to Traffic Models

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    Richner, Heinz

    Estimating Emissions in Latin America: An Alternative to Traffic Models Margarita Ossés de Eicker; Hans Hurni, Centre for Development and Environment (CDE), University of Bern, Switzerland Emissions allow precise estimations of these emissions but are too expensive for a broad application. A simplifed

  14. EA-178 Citizens Power Sales | Department of Energy

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

    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 Homesum_a_epg0_fpd_mmcf_m.xls" ,"Available from WebQuantity of Natural GasAdjustmentsShirleyEnergy A plug-in electricLaboratoryofNotices |DynegyPowerex to exportSempra EnergyCitizens

  15. EA-66-B Citizens Utilities Company | Department of Energy

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

    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 Homesum_a_epg0_fpd_mmcf_m.xls" ,"Available from WebQuantity of Natural GasAdjustmentsShirleyEnergy A plug-inPPL EnergyPlus, LLC to exportEndure Energy,VitolSaracen PowerBasinCitizens

  16. Excerpt from Braceros: Migrant Citizens and Transnational Subjects in the Postwar United States and Mexico

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    Cohen, Deborah

    2011-01-01

    Citizens and Transnational Subjects  in the Postwar United Migrants were the intended subjects of transformation, yetand returned as transnational subjects and part of a larger

  17. ENDOWING CITIZENS WITH A PORTFOLIO OF STATE-SPONSORED ENTERPRISES FOR EFFICIENT AND EQUITABLE PRIVATIZATION

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    Hartnett, William

    2003-03-28

    This paper discusses a portfolio endowment policy as an alternative to conventional privatization policies. The portfolio endowment policy endows each citizen with a ...

  18. Democracy and Dramatic Form: The Figure of the Non-Citizen in the American Renaissance

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    Bhaumik, Srabanti Munia

    2012-01-01

    Budd, Melville’s poetry reproaches a doctrine of common-knowing it. ” 102 Poetry reproaches the orderly prose ofto Melville’s “poetic reproach” becomes crucial to Arendt’s

  19. VACASULF operation at Citizens Gas and Coke Utility

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    Currey, J.H. [Citizens Gas and Coke Utility, Indianapolis, IN (United States)

    1995-12-01

    Citizens Gas and Coke Utility is a Public Charitable Trust which operates as the Department of Utilities of the City of Indianapolis, Indiana. Indianapolis Coke, the trade name for the Manufacturing Division of the Utility, operates a by-products coke plant in Indianapolis, Indiana. The facility produces both foundry and blast furnace coke. Surplus Coke Oven gas, generated by the process, is mixed with Natural Gas for sale to industrial and residential customers. In anticipation of regulatory developments, beginning in 1990, Indianapolis Coke undertook the task to develop an alternate Coke Oven Gas desulfurization technology for its facility. The new system was intended to perform primary desulfurization of the gas, dramatically extending the oxide bed life, thus reducing disposal liabilities. Citizens Gas chose the VACASULF technology for its primary desulfurization system. VACASULF requires a single purchased material, Potassium Hydroxide (KOH). The KOH reacts with Carbon Dioxide in the coke Oven Gas to form Potassium Carbonate (potash) which in turn absorbs the Hydrogen Sulfide. The rich solution releases the absorbed sulfide under strong vacuum in the desorber column. Operating costs are reduced through utilization of an inherent heat source which is transferred indirectly via attendant reboilers. The Hydrogen Sulfide is transported by the vacuum pumps to the Claus Kiln and Reactor for combustion, reaction, and elemental Sulfur recovery. Regenerated potash solution is returned to the Scrubber.

  20. Astroparticles in Latin America: current status and outlook

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    Sidelnik, Iván

    2014-01-01

    The successful installation and operation of the Pierre Auger Observatory in Argentina has been a milestone in Astroparticle research in Latin America, generating new regional research opportunities in the field. In this context, the LAGO project, begun in 2005 with the aim of studying the high-energy component of gamma ray bursts (GRBs). This observatory consists of different arrays of water-Cherenkov detectors installed in high altitude mountains throughout Latin America. Recently, it has demonstrated the feasibility of conducting studies on the solar modulation of the galactic cosmic ray flux. Currently more than 80 scientists and students from Mexico, Guatemala, Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia and Argentina are integrated into the LAGO Collaboration. The high level of regional integration in the scientific community reached thanks to this kind of major projects, has led to the recent formation of the CLES (Consorcio Latinoamericano de Experimentos Subterr\\'{a}neos). This organization promotes ...

  1. A Discourse Analysis: How Politicians and Citizens talk about their own Carbon Footprints 

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    Freeden, Elspeth E. R.

    2010-06-30

    .’s (2005) study this was water and energy conservation. The current study aimed to find how politicians and citizens in Scotland talk about the more all encompassing topic of their own carbon footprints and their opinions of climate change. Eight citizens...

  2. Citizens Collaboration to Minimize Power Costs in Smart Grids: A Game Theoretic Approach

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    Bellalta, Boris

    Citizens Collaboration to Minimize Power Costs in Smart Grids: A Game Theoretic Approach Tarek Al.bellalta@upf.edu Keywords: Smart Cities, Smart Grids, Renewable Energy, Game Theory. Abstract: Generating the power end-users in smart grids. We consider that citizens can produce some amount of electric power obtained

  3. Citizens' Utility Board of Oregon 610 S.W. Broadway, Suite 308

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    1 Citizens' Utility Board of Oregon 610 S.W. Broadway, Suite 308 Portland, Oregon 97205 Phone 503 for the Future Role of the Bonneville Power Administration in Power Supply Dear Mr. Walker, The Citizens' Utility towards an allocation of the existing system through long term contracts and to serve utilities beyond

  4. Collective Intelligence in Citizen Science -- A Study of Performers and Talkers

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    Tinati, Ramine; Luczak-Roesch, Markus; Van Kleek, Max; Shadbolt, Nigel

    2014-01-01

    The recent emergence of online citizen science is illustrative of an efficient and effective means to harness the crowd in order to achieve a range of scientific discoveries. Fundamentally, citizen science projects draw upon crowds of non-expert volunteers to complete short Tasks, which can vary in domain and complexity. However, unlike most human-computational systems, participants in these systems, the `citizen scientists' are volunteers, whereby no incentives, financial or otherwise, are offered. Furthermore, encouraged by citizen science platforms such as Zooniverse, online communities have emerged, providing them with an environment to discuss, share ideas, and solve problems. In fact, it is the result of these forums that has enabled a number of scientific discoveries to be made. In this paper we explore the phenomenon of collective intelligence via the relationship between the activities of online citizen science communities and the discovery of scientific knowledge. We perform a cross-project analysis...

  5. Gaming for (Citizen) Science Exploring Motivation and Data Quality in the Context of Crowdsourced Science Through the Design

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    Crowston, Kevin

    Gaming for (Citizen) Science Exploring Motivation and Data Quality in the Context of Crowdsourced-computational system designed to support a citizen science task, the taxonomic classification of various insect, animal, and plant species. In addition to supporting this natural science objective, the Citizen Sort platform

  6. Socially intelligent computing to support citizen science Kevin Crowston, PI Syracuse University School of Information Studies Grant 0968470

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    Crowston, Kevin

    Socially intelligent computing to support citizen science Kevin Crowston, PI Syracuse University and enhance citizen science projects; ·Generate new models of SoCS that support large-scale public. Project plan Year 1: Survey and case studies of citizen science websites (completed) Year 2: Develop

  7. Mechanisms for Data Quality and Validation in Citizen Science Andrea Wiggins, Greg Newman, Robert D. Stevenson, and Kevin Crowston

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    Crowston, Kevin

    Mechanisms for Data Quality and Validation in Citizen Science Andrea Wiggins, Greg Newman, Robert D for researchers employing a public participation in scientific research (PPSR) or "citizen science" approach be used to guide project design. Keywords-citizen science; data quality; data validation I. INTRODUCTION

  8. Collaborative Research: Focusing Attention to Improve the Performance of Citizen Science Systems -Beautiful Images and Perceptive Observers

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    Crowston, Kevin

    Collaborative Research: Focusing Attention to Improve the Performance of Citizen Science Systems unable to replicate the successes of human pattern recognition. The growth of citizen science on the web-computational citizen science platform that combines the efforts of human classifiers with those of computational

  9. "I want to be a Captain! I want to be a Captain!": Gamification in the Old Weather Citizen Science Project

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    Subramanian, Sriram

    "I want to be a Captain! I want to be a Captain!": Gamification in the Old Weather Citizen Science Gamification is increasingly implemented in citizen science projects as a means of motivating and sustaining to exploit the narrative appeal of a project such as Old Weather. In contrast to previous citizen science

  10. Race and Ethnicity and Latin America's United Nations Millennium Development Goals

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    Telles, Edward E.

    2007-01-01

    Knight, A. (1990) ‘Racism, revolution and indigenismo:World Conference against Racism, Racial Discrimination,Goals; Afro-Latin; racism; blacks; indigenous peoples;

  11. Democracy and the political ascendancy of broadcast television in Latin America : 1950 through 1970

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    Simón, Harry L.

    2009-01-01

    in Latin America. / Venezuela (Pérez Jiménez dictatorship) -Dem Pacheco A. – Dem Venezuela – Betancourt – Dem Leoni O. –latinoamericano. Caracas, Venezuela: Universidad Central de

  12. The Politics of Revenue-Raising Tax Reform in Latin America

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    Fairfield, Tasha

    2010-01-01

    George, ed. 1998. “Fiscal Reforms in Low-Income Countries:Markets, and Structural Reform in Latin America. Miami:Imperatives and Tax Reform: Lessons from Postcommunist

  13. Argentina-Climate Change Mitigation and Agriculture in Latin...

    Open Energy Info (EERE)

    Organization Inter-American Development Bank, The Regional Fund for Agricultural Technology, Government of New Zealand Sector Climate, Land Focus Area Agriculture Topics...

  14. Getting the lead out: Citizen involvement in the Williamsburg Bridge lead paint removal project

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    Forker, T.R.

    1997-08-01

    This paper examines the process and results of citizen involvement in developing new environmental control and compliance procedures used by the New York City Department of Transportation (NYC DOT) for lead paint removal on the Williamsburg Bridge and other structures. As a case study of the effects of public involvement in environmental decision-making, the study identifies and discusses the factors that produced failures or successes in satisfying the citizen`s concerns about health risks and the effectiveness of the selected pollution control technology.

  15. Graduate Program in International Affairs COURSE: Issues in Latin American Development

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    O'Donnell, Tom

    inequalities be reduced, and the scientific-technical and productive capacity of societies raised to developed-world resurgence, neo-liberalism, globalism, the new populism, the new resource nationalism, and etc resource extraction sectors (especially oil), social movements (including revolutions as in Venezuela

  16. Latin American Theatre Review, Volume 23, Number 2: Recent Publications, Materials Received and Current Bibliography

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    1990-04-01

    Fuentes"; George Woodyard, "Jorge Diaz"; Frank Dauster, "José Triana"; Sara Castro-Klarén, "Mario Vargas Llosa." Solís, Eduardo Rodríguez. Actos de magia. México: Colección Molinos de Viento, 1987. Contiene Agua y jabón para nuestras ventanas, El... Fuentes"; George Woodyard, "Jorge Diaz"; Frank Dauster, "José Triana"; Sara Castro-Klarén, "Mario Vargas Llosa." Solís, Eduardo Rodríguez. Actos de magia. México: Colección Molinos de Viento, 1987. Contiene Agua y jabón para nuestras ventanas, El...

  17. Southern Exposure: Latin Americans View The United States, 1783-1900

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    Farrell, John Gordon

    2015-01-01

    del Principado de Asturias. “Sánchez Somoano, José. ”del Principado de Asturias. “Sánchez Somoano, José. ”www.vivirasturias.com/asturias/parres/sanchez-somoano- jose/

  18. Latin American Theatre Review, Volume 26, Number 1: Recent Publications, Materials Received and Current Bibliography

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    1992-10-01

    revolución; Rodolfo Santana, Baño de damas; Laura Antillano, Ascensor de carga; Víctor Viviescas Monsal, Crisanta sola, Soledad Crisanta; Creación colectiva MLa Candelaria", Nosotros los comunes; Enrique Buenaventura, Tirano Banderas. Tramoya 26 (ene... revolución; Rodolfo Santana, Baño de damas; Laura Antillano, Ascensor de carga; Víctor Viviescas Monsal, Crisanta sola, Soledad Crisanta; Creación colectiva MLa Candelaria", Nosotros los comunes; Enrique Buenaventura, Tirano Banderas. Tramoya 26 (ene...

  19. Southern Exposure: Latin Americans View The United States, 1783-1900

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    Farrell, John Gordon

    2015-01-01

    AGRUPACIONES ÁLAMOS ASCENSORES ASTILLA CARICATURA CASUCHASANFITEATRO ARCO-IRIS ASCENSORES BARRAS BAÚL CANADIENSE CAÑÓNNouns Freq. RC. Freq. RC. % ASCENSORES AUREOLA AUTORA AXIOMA

  20. Latin American Theatre Review, Volume 18, Number 1: Plays in Performance

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    1984-10-01

    ambiente de juego esperpéntico que ayuda también a minimizar las limitaciones de una sala estrecha que sin duda obstaculiza el desarrollo de proyectos más ambiciosos de montaje. Sin embargo, la idea de simultaneidad que garantiza el manejo de la luz... entusiasma mucho por esos asuntos, como sucede con Doña Josefina, la directora de una escuela de danza, todos ellos se horrorizan por la contaminación política que sufre el arte pero son, a su vez, víctimas de un sistema que escapa a su voluntad. Don...

  1. Natural Antagonisms: Violence and the Environment in Contemporary Latin American Narrative

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    Lee, Diana Dodson

    2015-01-01

    Colombian drug lord, Pablo Escobar, had maintained until histo one another” (190). Pablo Escobar was killed on December

  2. The Decadent City: Urban Space in Latin American Dirty Realist Fiction

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    Fudacz, Jamie Diane

    2012-01-01

    with the death of Pablo Escobar, one of the orgainizinglonging for the days when Pablo Escobar was alive and well.Escobar Giraldo declares, “el minimalismo de mi obra obedece a varias razones. En primer See Pablo

  3. Latin American Theatre Review, Volume 29, Number 2: Recent Publications, Materials Received and Current Bibliography

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    1996-04-01

    not preclude subsequent review.] ADE Teatro. 45-46 (1995). Revista de la Asociación de Directores de Escena de España. Número dedicado al teatro cubano actual. CELCIT. 4.6 (1995). Buenos Aires. Enfoque sobre 20 años de integración teatral iberoamericana con... informativo. 3 (1996). Descripción de la misión de CELCIT. Conjunto. 100 (1995). Revista de Teatro Latinoamericano. Casa de las Américas. Número dedicado al teatro para niños. Cuadernos 2 (no date), Buenos Aires: publicación de la Escuela Superior de...

  4. `Home Away From Home:' Migrant Organizations and Transnational Politics Among Latin American Migrants in Spain

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    Freudenburg, Kevin Michael

    2011-04-27

    amongst most sociological studies is the focus on social relations, incorporation, and exclusion. The economic motivations of many migrants also drew interest from the field of economics. Long considered to be the primary explanation for migration... opportunities? (2008, 64). Economic migration, often explained in terms of voluntary migration (Castles and Miller 2003) or forced economic migration (Brettel and Hollifield 2008, 7) is still used as one of the primary explanations for migratory behavior...

  5. Southern Exposure: Latin Americans View The United States, 1783-1900

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    Farrell, John Gordon

    2015-01-01

    EXCELENCIA MUNICIPIO ORATORIA PESCADILLA PISCICULTURA PLAYASNORDESTE OBRERA ODAS ORATORIA ORDENANZA OSTRAS PALETA

  6. Latin American Theatre Review, Volume 21, Number 2: Frontmatter & Nota preliminar

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    1988-04-01

    work, but it is their responsibility to make proper acknowledgment and to limit quotation to what is legitimately needed. This waiver does not extend to the quotation of substantial parts of the articles or to a quotation presented as primary... saludable crecimiento; hubiese sido insincero apegarnos a una visión institucional aprovechando una revista de tanto prestigio como LATR y un lector internacional a quien hubiese sido fácil "venderle" una imagen idílica. Buena parte de los colaboradores...

  7. The Testimonial World: Affect and Ethics in Latin American Literature and Film (1969-1991)

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    Malone, Cora Starker Gorman

    2013-01-01

    palabra: Pasos bajo el agua de Alicia Kozameh. ” Escribir184. ----. Pasos bajo el agua. Buenos Aires: Contrapunto,Margarita. “Pasos bajo el agua y ‘Bosquejo de alturas’ de

  8. GEOG 155: LATIN AMERICAN GEOGRAPHY Class: Monday 5PM-7:50PM. Room: CHEM 1171

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    Lopez-Carr, David

    :35 PM X 7:20 PM 7:50 PM 8:20 PM Y 9:45 PM 10:15 PM 10:45 PM Z 11:55 PM 12:25 AM 12:55 AM Outbound Dates

  9. Latin American Theatre Review, Volume 19, Number 2: Recent Publications, Materials Received and Current Bibliography

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    1986-04-01

    World Premieres. Budapest: Hungarian Theatre Institute, 1985. Javier, Francisco. Notas para la historia científica de la puesta en escena. Buenos Aires: Editorial Leviatán, 1985. 121p. Jiménez, Sergio, y Edgar Ceballos, eds. Teoría y praxis del teatro... World Premieres. Budapest: Hungarian Theatre Institute, 1985. Javier, Francisco. Notas para la historia científica de la puesta en escena. Buenos Aires: Editorial Leviatán, 1985. 121p. Jiménez, Sergio, y Edgar Ceballos, eds. Teoría y praxis del teatro...

  10. Latin American Theatre Review, Volume 24, Number 1: Recent Publications, Materials Received and Current Bibliography

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    1990-10-01

    .'Revista de crítica teatral año 1. Nueva revista inspirada por el Teatro de Manizales de 1988. Javier, Francisco. La creatividad en la obra del escenógrafo Saulo Benavente. Buenos Aires: Editorial Leviatan, 1986. 123 p. Kartun, Mauricio. Chau Misterix... .'Revista de crítica teatral año 1. Nueva revista inspirada por el Teatro de Manizales de 1988. Javier, Francisco. La creatividad en la obra del escenógrafo Saulo Benavente. Buenos Aires: Editorial Leviatan, 1986. 123 p. Kartun, Mauricio. Chau Misterix...

  11. Southern Exposure: Latin Americans View The United States, 1783-1900

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    Farrell, John Gordon

    2015-01-01

    El Ocaso del Neoliberalismo en México. ” utec.edu.sv. RiondaEl Ocaso del Neoliberalismo en México. ” utec.edu.sv.

  12. Jornalero: the life and work of Latin American Day Laborers in Berkeley, California

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    Ordonez, Juan Thomas

    2010-01-01

    and Duplicity in Postwar Guatemala. In Anthropology in theassume that only the guatemalas 6 above Sixth Street wouldtell me how many A guatemala is a person from Guatemala,

  13. Jornalero: the life and work of Latin American Day Laborers in Berkeley, California

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    Ordonez, Juan Thomas

    2010-01-01

    people are. ”] paleta is Spanish for popsicle, thus paleterais literally “the popsicle lady. ” xi delivers general check

  14. The Testimonial World: Affect and Ethics in Latin American Literature and Film (1969-1991)

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    Malone, Cora Starker Gorman

    2013-01-01

    recent fictional and documentary films, most sympathetic towhile the more recent documentary film Hércules 56 utilizesan online repository of documentary film relating to the

  15. Summary Talk of the X Latin American Workshop on Plasma Physics

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    Reuven Opher

    2004-07-18

    Of the many important topics that were discussed at the workshop, I summarize and comment on 25 presentations, which I found to be particularly interesting. They fall into all of the areas covered in the conference: basic plasma phenomena, space and astrophysical plasmas, technological applications of plasma, and thermonuclear fusion.

  16. The Testimonial World: Affect and Ethics in Latin American Literature and Film (1969-1991)

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    Malone, Cora Starker Gorman

    2013-01-01

    Elena Walsh. KOCH Lorber Films, 2004. DVD. Puig, Manuel. ElYamasaki on Patriamada. ” Film Quarterly. 41.1 (1987): 2- 9.Cinema. ” The Oxford Guide to Film Studies. Ed. John Hill

  17. 2015, Latin American Public Opinion Project www.AmericasBarometer.org

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    couples. In recent years, samesex marriages have been recognized in Uruguay, Brazil Argentina Uruguay Haiti Belize Trinidad and Tobago Suriname Dominican Republic Panama Peru Mexico Brazil United States Canada 0.0 20.0 40.0 60.0 80.0 Approval of Same-Sex Couples' Right to Marry 95 % Confidence

  18. Southern Exposure: Latin Americans View The United States, 1783-1900

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    Farrell, John Gordon

    2015-01-01

    GEOGRAFÍA INSPECTORES MINERÍA PLANTAS PLIEGO REFORMA RENTAMERCURIO METRÓPOLIS MINERÍA MINISTERIOS MONTÓN MULTITUDES

  19. Southern Exposure: Latin Americans View The United States, 1783-1900

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    Farrell, John Gordon

    2015-01-01

    TRISTEZA URNA AMERICANO BRASILEIROS (BRAZILEIROS) CÃES (CAES) CANAL CORAL (CORA) ESTÁTUA (ESTATUA) EXPOSIÇAO (BRILHO CABEÇA CAÇA CADEIRAS CÃES CAMA CAPITALISTAS CAPÍTULOS

  20. Southern Exposure: Latin Americans View The United States, 1783-1900

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    Farrell, John Gordon

    2015-01-01

    Anna. ” en.wikipedia.org. LUZ y CABALLERO Anderson Imbert,INSTANTE INVASIÓN LETRAS LIBRO LUZ MES MUNDO OBRAS ÓLEO (Appendix B: Individual Authors LUZ y CABALLERO, José de la

  1. Bergen South: The Americanization of the Meteorology Profession in Latin America during World War II

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    Cushman, Gregory T.

    2005-01-01

    Bjerknes to settle down at UCLA. He delayed signing a contract, however, until he and Rossby had negotiated the hire of yet another Bergen-trained meteor­ ologist, Jorgen Holmboe, from MIT.5 Los Angeles's status as center of the world airplane industry... Oscillation; to this end, they carefully collected daily reports transmitted by shortwave from Manila, Hanoi, and Batavia (now Jakarta). Ecuadorian scientists were similarly en­ gaged in projects to relate solar radiation, abnormal precipitation patterns...

  2. Latin American Theatre Review, Volume 14, Number 1: Recent Publications, Materials Received and Current Bibliography

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    1980-10-01

    actos. Río Piedras, P.R.: Editorial Cultural, 1978. González Avelar, Miguel. La muerte de Adelita (Palíndromo), en Diálogos México), Vol. 16, No. 3 (mayo-jun 1980), 18-23. Machado, María Clara. La brujita que era buena, en Brasil/Cultura, Vol V, No.... 43 (die 1979), 40-48. . "No te preocupes Pluft, mi mamá es igual," Brasil/Cultura, Vol V, No. 43 (die 1979), 34-39. Monleón, José. "España y el teatro latinoamericano," Cuadernos de Investigación Teatral (CELCIT—Caracas), No. 5 (1979), 1...

  3. Short stories of Julio Cortazar: English translations of contemporary Latin American fiction. 

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    Dean, Frances F

    1968-01-01

    intrusions, his left hand. occasionally care sing the green velvet, he now began to read i. he last chapters. His memory easily retained the names and images of' the protagonists; the illusion of the novel overtook him almost immediately. He enjoyed... reach of his hand, that inst beyond the large windows the 22 late-af Lernoorr sur. light danced beneath thc oak trees. \\ford by word, absorbed. by the ordid dilemma o~ the hero and heroine, letting himself identify rrith the images which toolc...

  4. The impact and potential role of multinational corporations in achieving sustainability in Latin American countries

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    Atencio, Charles V. (Charles Victor)

    2010-01-01

    This thesis aims to assess the activities and influence of automotive multinational corporations (MNCs) in developing countries as it relates to the concept of "total sustainability" within three countries: Argentina, ...

  5. BERKELEY REVIEW OF LATIN AMERICAN STUDIES 48 People, Palm Trees, and Survival

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    Kammen, Daniel M.

    leads to both deforestation and the pollution of soil and water. It also creates social problems to cook the palm fruit to extract oil and how to weave palm leaves to make a roof, noted Milleron. Harvesting the fruit sustainably also requires traditional knowledge. Until recently, indigenous forest

  6. Latin American Theatre Review, Volume 29, Number 1: Recent Publications, Materials Received and Current Bibliography

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    1995-10-01

    miel en Hiroshima; Buena presencia; Honrosas excepciones; El cielo es de los payasos] Zayas de Lima, Perla. Carlos Somigliana: Teatro histórico - Teatro político. Buenos Aires: Ediciones Fray Mocho, 1995. Prólogo de Roberto Cossa. ... miel en Hiroshima; Buena presencia; Honrosas excepciones; El cielo es de los payasos] Zayas de Lima, Perla. Carlos Somigliana: Teatro histórico - Teatro político. Buenos Aires: Ediciones Fray Mocho, 1995. Prólogo de Roberto Cossa. ...

  7. Jornalero: the life and work of Latin American Day Laborers in Berkeley, California

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    Ordonez, Juan Thomas

    2010-01-01

    An he says “¿do you like porn movies? ” Well I said “somesaid. Then he played this porn movie … horrible things withthem he sometimes watched porn movies but only for like ten

  8. Southern Exposure: Latin Americans View The United States, 1783-1900

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    Farrell, John Gordon

    2015-01-01

    Diccionario Biográfico de Venezuela, 742-751. Henderson,Historical Dictionary of Venezuela, 443-444. Minster,Diccionario de historia de Venezuela, 2:939-944. Rodríguez,

  9. Southern Exposure: Latin Americans View The United States, 1783-1900

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    Farrell, John Gordon

    2015-01-01

    IMPRESIÓN MANIFESTACIÓN MORMONES SENSACIÓN ACERAS GROUSSAC,LOZA MÁGICA MALECON MANSIÓN MORMONES MUDO NEBLINA OPERARIOSINVENTOR JUDÍOS JUEGOS MARCO MORMONES OJEADA PAREJA PESADA

  10. LATIN AMERICAN THEATER FOR SOCIAL CHANGE: THE CASE OF AUGUSTO BOAL AND ENRIQUE BUENAVENTURA

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    Sandi Diaz, Gina

    2007-12-12

    , and demonstrations…” (14). For more concrete examples of these violent realities, one can mention the Somoza and the Stroessner dictatorships in Nicaragua and Paraguay respectively, the El Salvador death squads, the Colombian drug rings and political conflicts... the ruler’s position. However, Goulart was overthrown in 1964 by the military because they suspected him to have communist aspirations; his socialist points of views were not sympathetic to them or the right- wing side of the government. What followed...

  11. Are Latin American and Caribbean Biofuel Policies Consistent with their Comparative Advantages?

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    that the biofuel production in LAC could be seen as a strategy to achieve environment, energy and agricultural). The US shared 15% of the world production with 841 million gallons, followed by Germany which produced production based on big countries experiences as a strategy to develop rural areas by the creation

  12. The glans penes and bacula in Latin American taxa of the Peromyscus boylii group 

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    Bradley, Robert Dean

    1986-01-01

    . evides . P. , ~tl t P. a. oaxacensis ~PP ~tt 1' ' P. b. F. b. P. F. b. P. b. P gt t ~tttt beatae . ~levi es. ~rcwle i. sacarensis P~tt 1 Per omlrscus ~olius . Per cmYscus simulus. Percmgrscus ~sici~le s P~ ~t* I Per amicus winkelmanni..., B) lateral, and C) ventral views of the glans penis with ventral (D) and lateral views (E) th b hl 1' P P b bttb B tt P. b. beatae. 18 Illustrations depicting: A) dorsal, B) lateral, and C) ventral views of the glans penis with ventral (D...

  13. Southern Exposure: Latin Americans View The United States, 1783-1900

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    Farrell, John Gordon

    2015-01-01

    HÁBITOS TERRENO ARITMÉTICA CÁLCULO COLEGIOS CONSTITUCIÓNAUXILIOS AZULES BOTAS CÁLCULO SPANISH NOUNS / COMBINEDCAIXEIRAS CALAMIDADES CÁLCULO (CALCULO) CÂMERA (CAMERA)

  14. Evolving Regionalismos: Latin American Regions in the 21st Century (Editorial Introduction)

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    Chapple, Karen; Montero, Sergio; Sosa, Oscar

    2012-01-01

    Karen Chapple, Sergio Montero, and Oscar Sosa EvolvingKaren Chapple, Sergio Montero, and Oscar Sosa This issue ofiii Karen Chapple, Sergio Montero, and Oscar Sosa require a

  15. Southern Exposure: Latin Americans View The United States, 1783-1900

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    Farrell, John Gordon

    2015-01-01

    The Arts; Education; Geography & Resources; Infrastructure &E - P - 21 / 4 / 100 GEOGRAPHY & RESOURCES (19) Resource (of his host country’s geography, resources, infrastructure,

  16. OLADE-Latin American and Caribbean Energy Efficiency Seminar | Open Energy

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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 Center Home Page on QA:QAsource History ViewMayo, Maryland:NPI VenturesNewSt. Louis, Minnesota:Nulato,Nyack, NewAgreement |A

  17. Extension of latin hypercube samples with correlated variables.

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    Hora, Stephen Curtis; Helton, Jon Craig; Sallaberry, Cedric J. PhD.

    2006-11-01

    A procedure for extending the size of a Latin hypercube sample (LHS) with rank correlated variables is described and illustrated. The extension procedure starts with an LHS of size m and associated rank correlation matrix C and constructs a new LHS of size 2m that contains the elements of the original LHS and has a rank correlation matrix that is close to the original rank correlation matrix C. The procedure is intended for use in conjunction with uncertainty and sensitivity analysis of computationally demanding models in which it is important to make efficient use of a necessarily limited number of model evaluations.

  18. Neo-Latin News, Volume 61, Numbers 3 & 4 

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    Kallendorf, Craig

    2013-01-01

    , by Bernd Schneider and Christina Meckelnborg. Mittellateinische Studien und Texte, 43. Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2011. 330 pages. 132 ?. Some research has already been dedicated to the tradition of Latin translations of Greek texts during the Renais...-9) and describes the state of research on that literary genre (10-16), leveling a lot of criticism at Bernd Ee (Dichtung und Lehre (Munich, 1977)) and Yasmin Haskell (Loyola?s Bees (Oxford, 2003)), although in the discussion that follows she is often in line...

  19. Neo-Latin News, Volume 62, Numbers 3 & 4 

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    Kallendorf, Craig

    2014-01-01

    “ciseau”). Néanmoins, il faut sans cesse aller du texte latin, assorti des notes, au texte français, en fin de volume, sans note et l’on regrette que l’éditeur n’ait pas suggéré une mise en page mettant les textes en regard. Bien avant les figures..., qui combine cinq pas de base et en donne l’enchaînement. La grande surprise de cette édition reste le texte intégral d’Anto- nius Arena: ce n’est pas un témoignage sur la technique ou les pas, c’est une œuvre que nous donne le volume. Virtuose de l...

  20. Neo-Latin News Vol. 59 Numbers 1 & 2 

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    Kallendorf, Craig

    2011-01-01

    passages from Hector Boece?s Scotorum historiae and the translations of these same passages by John Bellenden, The Chronicles of Scotland. He shows how the ?dialectic of bondage,? that is active and passive agents, were encoded in the Latin.... Of more interest is Leeds?s comparison of parallel passages from John Knox?s History of the Reformation in Scotland and Buchanan?s Rerum Scoticarum historia. He makes the point that the difference in emphasis of the two paral- lel narratives...

  1. Latin America Energy Organization Feed | 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 Center Home Page on QA:QA J-E-1 SECTION J APPENDIXsource History ViewInformationWinds Jump to:Laredo Ridge Wind FarmCalifornia |Latin

  2. Roadmap: Classics Latin Concentration Bachelor of Arts [AS-BA-CLSS-LAT

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    Sheridan, Scott

    Roadmap: Classics ­ Latin Concentration ­ Bachelor of Arts [AS-BA-CLSS-LAT] College of Arts Updated: 11-Jun-12/LNHD This roadmap is a recommended semester-by-semester plan of study for this major;Roadmap: Classics ­ Latin Concentration ­ Bachelor of Arts [AS-BA-CLSS-LAT] College of Arts and Sciences

  3. KEYBOARD MAPPING AND FONT RENDERING TECHNIQUES FOR NON-LATIN LANGUAGES CASE OF ANDROID MOBILE PHONES

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    Kassegne, Samuel Kinde

    KEYBOARD MAPPING AND FONT RENDERING TECHNIQUES FOR NON-LATIN LANGUAGES CASE OF ANDROID MOBILE Rendering Techniques for Non-Latin Languages Case of Android Mobile Phones by Dhruv Bhasin Master of Science Devanagari script and writing system, no input method solution has existed so far in Android Mobiles

  4. Gravitational lens modelling in a citizen science context

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    Küng, Rafael; More, Anupreeta; Baeten, Elisabeth; Coles, Jonathan; Cornen, Claude; Macmillan, Christine; Marshall, Phil; More, Surhud; Odermatt, Jonas; Verma, Aprajita; Wilcox, Julianne K

    2015-01-01

    We develop a method to enable collaborative modelling of gravitational lenses and lens candidates, that could be used by non-professional lens enthusiasts. It uses an existing free-form modelling program (glass), but enables the input to this code to be provided in a novel way, via a user-generated diagram that is essentially a sketch of an arrival-time surface. We report on an implementation of this method, SpaghettiLens, which has been tested in a modelling challenge using 29 simulated lenses drawn from a larger set created for the Space Warps citizen science strong lens search. We find that volunteers from this online community asserted the image parities and time ordering consistently in some lenses, but made errors in other lenses depending on the image morphology. While errors in image parity and time ordering lead to large errors in the mass distribution, the enclosed mass was found to be more robust: the model-derived Einstein radii found by the volunteers were consistent with those produced by one of...

  5. How Citizens and Politicians Talk About Their Carbon Footprint: A Discourse Analysis 

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    MacRitchie, Julie

    2010-06-30

    citizens and politicians talk about their carbon footprint. One-on-one interviews were conducted and then transcribed and analysed using discursive psychology techniques, similar to Edwards and Potter (1992). Three themes of interest emerged from...

  6. The Enigma of the Stranger: The Chinese Filipino as Alien and Citizen

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    Gonzales, Gloria G.

    2013-01-01

    in this city. We don’t like aliens profiting from starvingWeb. Hau, Caroline S. “Alien Nation. ” Necessary Fictions:The Chinese Filipino as Alien and Citizen A Thesis submitted

  7. Native American Studies at West Virginia University: Continuing the Interactions of Native and Appalachian People

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    High, Ellesa Clay; McNeil, Daniel W.

    2001-03-01

    citizens and a con cerned landowner to build a protective structure over a petroglyph located about an hour's drive from campus. In this way, ONAI embodies its four-point credo of education, preservation, spirituality, and service. Program Support... (ed.), Behavioral healthcare in rural and frontier areas: An interdisciplinary handbook. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association. McMichael, E. V. (1968). Introduction to West Virginia Archeology. Morgantown, WV: West Virginia Geological...

  8. Report of the Fermilab ILC Citizens' Task Force

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    None

    2008-06-01

    Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory convened the ILC Citizens' Task Force to provide guidance and advice to the laboratory to ensure that community concerns and ideas are included in all public aspects of planning and design for a proposed future accelerator, the International Linear Collider. In this report, the members of the Task Force describe the process they used to gather and analyze information on all aspects of the proposed accelerator and its potential location at Fermilab in northern Illinois. They present the conclusions and recommendations they reached as a result of the learning process and their subsequent discussions and deliberations. While the Task Force was charged to provide guidance on the ILC, it became clear during the process that the high cost of the proposed accelerator made a near-term start for the project at Fermilab unlikely. Nevertheless, based on a year of extensive learning and dialogue, the Task Force developed a series of recommendations for Fermilab to consider as the laboratory develops all successor projects to the Tevatron. The Task Force recognizes that bringing a next-generation particle physics project to Fermilab will require both a large international effort and the support of the local community. While the Task Force developed its recommendations in response to the parameters of a future ILC, the principles they set forth apply directly to any large project that may be conceived at Fermilab, or at other laboratories, in the future. With this report, the Task Force fulfills its task of guiding Fermilab from the perspective of the local community on how to move forward with a large-scale project while building positive relationships with surrounding communities. The report summarizes the benefits, concerns and potential impacts of bringing a large-scale scientific project to northern Illinois.

  9. Modeling Long-Range Transportation and Land Use Scenarios for the Sacramento Region, Using Citizen-Generated Policies

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    Johnston, Robert A.; Gao, Shengyi; Clay, Michael J.

    2008-01-01

    Barra. Comparison from the Sacramento Model Testbed. Transp.Management Policies in the Sacramento Region: Year Two.Land Use Scenarios for the Sacramento Region, Using Citizen-

  10. THE MILKY WAY PROJECT: LEVERAGING CITIZEN SCIENCE AND MACHINE LEARNING TO DETECT INTERSTELLAR BUBBLES

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    Beaumont, Christopher N.; Williams, Jonathan P. [Institute for Astronomy, University of Hawai'i, 2680 Woodlawn Drive, Honolulu, HI 96822 (United States); Goodman, Alyssa A. [Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, 60 Garden Street, Cambridge, MA 02138 (United States); Kendrew, Sarah; Simpson, Robert, E-mail: beaumont@ifa.hawaii.edu [Department of Astrophysics, University of Oxford, Denys Wilkinson Building, Keble Road, Oxford OX1 3RH (United Kingdom)

    2014-09-01

    We present Brut, an algorithm to identify bubbles in infrared images of the Galactic midplane. Brut is based on the Random Forest algorithm, and uses bubbles identified by >35,000 citizen scientists from the Milky Way Project to discover the identifying characteristics of bubbles in images from the Spitzer Space Telescope. We demonstrate that Brut's ability to identify bubbles is comparable to expert astronomers. We use Brut to re-assess the bubbles in the Milky Way Project catalog, and find that 10%-30% of the objects in this catalog are non-bubble interlopers. Relative to these interlopers, high-reliability bubbles are more confined to the mid-plane, and display a stronger excess of young stellar objects along and within bubble rims. Furthermore, Brut is able to discover bubbles missed by previous searches—particularly bubbles near bright sources which have low contrast relative to their surroundings. Brut demonstrates the synergies that exist between citizen scientists, professional scientists, and machine learning techniques. In cases where ''untrained' citizens can identify patterns that machines cannot detect without training, machine learning algorithms like Brut can use the output of citizen science projects as input training sets, offering tremendous opportunities to speed the pace of scientific discovery. A hybrid model of machine learning combined with crowdsourced training data from citizen scientists can not only classify large quantities of data, but also address the weakness of each approach if deployed alone.

  11. From Aural Places to Visual Spaces: The Latin/o and General Music Industries 

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    Westgate, Christopher Joseph

    2012-10-19

    This manuscript tells the stories of the Latin/o and general music industries in the United States from 1898 to 2000. It argues that performers transformed the local identities of aural industries based in place and melody ...

  12. Development of a culturally appropriate process for assessing distance learning readiness in Latin America 

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    Villalobos Peñ alosa, Patricia

    2009-05-15

    The purpose of this study was to develop an instrument for assessing distance learning readiness of institutions in Latin America for international projects of food and agriculture with higher education institutions in the ...

  13. The Informal Sector and Economic Development in Latin America: A Brief Study of the Chilean Model 

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    Lee, Jordan

    2010-07-14

    AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN LATIN AMERICA: A BRIEF STUDY OF THE CHILEAN MODEL A Senior Scholars Thesis by JORDAN LEE Submitted to the Office of Undergraduate Research Texas A&M University in partial fulfillment of the requirements... for the designation as UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH SCHOLAR December 2009 Major: International Studies THE INFORMAL SECTOR AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN LATIN AMERICA: A BRIEF STUDY OF THE CHILEAN MODEL A Senior Scholars Thesis by JORDAN LEE...

  14. Spent sealed radium sources conditioning in Latin America

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    Mourao, R.P. [Centro de Desenvolvimento da Tecnologia Nuclear, Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais (Brazil)] [Centro de Desenvolvimento da Tecnologia Nuclear, Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais (Brazil)

    1999-06-01

    The management of spent sealed sources is considered by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) one of the greatest challenges faced by nuclear authorities today, especially in developing countries. One of the Agency`s initiatives to tackle this problem is the Spent Radium Sources Conditioning Project, a worldwide project relying on the regional co-operation between countries. A team from the Brazilian nuclear research institute Centro de Desenvolvimento da Tecnologia Nuclear (CDTN) was chosen as the expert team to carry out the operations in Latin America; since December 1996 radium sources have been safely conditioned in Uruguay, Nicaragua, Guatemala, Ecuador and Paraguay. A Quality Assurance Program was established, encompassing the qualification of the capsule welding process, written operational procedures referring to all major steps of the operation, calibration of monitors and information retrievability. A 200L carbon steel drum-based packaging concept was used to condition the sources, its cavity being designed to receive the lead shield device containing stainless steel capsules with the radium sources. As a result of these operations, a total amount of 2,897 mg of needles, tubes, medical applicators, standard sources for calibration, lightning rods, secondary wastes and contaminated objects were stored in proper conditions and are now under control of the nuclear authorities of the visited countries.

  15. Technology, Language, and Public Decisions: Finding Common Ground for Experts and Citizens

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    Jensen, David

    Technology, Language, and Public Decisions: Finding Common Ground for Experts and Citizens David D@cs.umass.edu Todd M. La Porte School of Systems Engineering & Policy Analysis Delft University of Technology Delft, The Netherlands tlaporte@tmn.com Abstract---Many conflicts over specific technologies could be alleviated

  16. Gauging citizen support for a low carbon fuel standard Ekaterina Rhodes n

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    carbon fuel standard (LCFS). We observe passive support: low awareness and high support of the policy. An LCFS achieves broad support among British Columbia's and Canadian citizens. Households relying support it. We refer to this combination of low knowledge and high support as "passive support." We find

  17. he hostilities in Ukraine came as a shock to most European citizens, many of whom

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    Falge, Eva

    T he hostilities in Ukraine came as a shock to most European citizens, many of whom had lived in Ukraine: "Yet `inconceivable' does not mean `im- possible'. And that is why we are gathered here to- day in Ukraine, it's the national foreign ministers and not the EU foreign policy chief taking the lead. However

  18. Citizen Science System Assemblages: Understanding the Technologies that Support Crowdsourced Science

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    Crowston, Kevin

    that leverages the power of crowds to collect and analyze scientific data. We evaluate these technologies for ornithological research, or plant sunflowers and observe bee pollination at various times during the day or year-house developers to build custom platforms. Supporting scientific goals is critical for virtually all citizen

  19. Citizen Science System Assemblages: Toward Greater Understanding of Technologies to Support Crowdsourced

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    Crowston, Kevin

    of inquiry that leverages the power of crowds to collect and analyze scientific data. We evaluate for ornithological research, or plant sunflowers and observe bee pollination at various times during the day visualizations. Supporting scientific goals is critical for virtually all citizen science projects, but some

  20. Outcomes/Impacts Three-hundred and eight-seven (387) citizens participated

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    Hill, Jeffrey E.

    Outcomes/Impacts · Three-hundred and eight-seven (387) citizens participated in a Strawberry Cultivar Taste Test at the Starke Strawberry Festival. The Bradford County Extension Strawberry Taste Test. Teresia Nyoike, monitored strawberry and other berry crops in Bradford County for the new, threatening

  1. Trusting Information Sources One Citizen at a Time Yolanda Gil and Varun Ratnakar

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    Gil, Yolanda

    Trusting Information Sources One Citizen at a Time Yolanda Gil and Varun Ratnakar USC Information information, while the source's reputation will still hold. In this sense, there is a finer grain of detail about sources are the result of informal consensus and should be captured by the Web of Trust

  2. Public Management as Citizen Compliance: A Case Study of Income Tax Compliance Behavior in Thailand

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    Chandarasorn, Maneekwan

    2012-08-31

    countries including Thailand, where a personal income tax gap is at least 200 billion Baht ($6.7 billion) or 10% of the total revenue. The two major purposes of this study are 1) to explore citizens' perceptions of the Thai personal income tax system...

  3. Suggested Private (Alternative) Loan Lenders for Graduate Students Citizens Bank -Trufit Loan

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    Suggested Private (Alternative) Loan Lenders for Graduate Students Citizens Bank - Trufit Loan: Firstmark Services Is Lender Affiliated with other Lender on List: No How to Apply/Contact Information by: Great Lakes Is Lender Affiliated with Other Lender on List: No How to Apply/Contact Information

  4. Summary of main findings of Dale Wright's MSc dissertation: Evaluating a citizen science research programme: Understanding the people who make it

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    de Villiers, Marienne

    Summary of main findings of Dale Wright's MSc dissertation: Evaluating a citizen science research and we hope will provide some improvements for other similar citizen science research projects. Whilst are primarily motivated to join citizen science programmes through five different major motivations. What

  5. SoCS: Socially intelligent computing to support citizen science The proposed research project will investigate the capabilities and potential of social computational

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    Crowston, Kevin

    SoCS: Socially intelligent computing to support citizen science The proposed research project production and innovation in citizen science projects; 2. generating new models of SoCS that support large includes case studies of several citizen science projects to establish the nature of the SoCS currently

  6. Honda: North American Manufacturing Facilities | Department of...

    Office of Environmental Management (EM)

    Honda: North American Manufacturing Facilities Honda: North American Manufacturing Facilities From October, 2008 Honda: North American Manufacturing Facilities More Documents &...

  7. Return of North American River Otters, Lontra canadensis, to Coastal Habitats of the San Francisco Bay Area, California

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    Bouley, Paola

    2015-01-01

    Otter monitoring by citizen science volunteers in northernyears. Utilizing a citizen-science network paired with fieldaquatic carnivore, citizen science, ecosystem restoration,

  8. 2011 International undergraduate admissions table This table should be used as a guide only by students who are not an Australian citizen, permanent resident of Australia or New Zealand citizen.

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    by students who are not an Australian citizen, permanent resident of Australia or New Zealand citizen Sciences) 3 14 10.5 13.5 74% 16 9.5 31 86% 13 8 1690 28 86 8 73% B Philosophy (Hons) Arts * 4 22 (best 4 Business 3 16 12 15 80% 12 11 33 90% 15 9 1780 30 90 6 75% Assumed knowledge -- Maths B Social Science

  9. The Milky Way Project: Leveraging Citizen Science and Machine Learning to Detect Interstellar Bubbles

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    Beaumont, Christopher; Williams, Jonathan; Kendrew, Sarah; Simpson, Robert

    2014-01-01

    We present Brut, an algorithm to identify bubbles in infrared images of the Galactic midplane. Brut is based on the Random Forest algorithm, and uses bubbles identified by >35,000 citizen scientists from the Milky Way Project to discover the identifying characteristics of bubbles in images from the Spitzer Space Telescope. We demonstrate that Brut's ability to identify bubbles is comparable to expert astronomers. We use Brut to re-assess the bubbles in the Milky Way Project catalog, and find that 10-30% of the objects in this catalog are non-bubble interlopers. Relative to these interlopers, high-reliability bubbles are more confined to the mid plane, and display a stronger excess of Young Stellar Objects along and within bubble rims. Furthermore, Brut is able to discover bubbles missed by previous searches -- particularly bubbles near bright sources which have low contrast relative to their surroundings. Brut demonstrates the synergies that exist between citizen scientists, professional scientists, and machi...

  10. Clean Water Alliance Colorado Citizens Against ToxicWaste, Inc. Defenders of the Black Hills EARTHWORKS High Country

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    Clean Water Alliance · Colorado Citizens Against ToxicWaste, Inc. Defenders of the Black Hills Alliance for a Safe Environment · Nuclear Information and Resource Service · Sierra Club Nuclear Free

  11. Endemism and functional convergence across the North American soil mycobiome

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    to Earth system models that inform citizens and policy makers of ecosystem dynamics and energy exchange

  12. Santiago-Valles, Kelvin, Associate Professor, PhD, 1980, Union Graduate School: Latin

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    Suzuki, Masatsugu

    319 Santiago-Valles, Kelvin, Associate Professor, PhD, 1980, Union Graduate School: Latin America, theories, ideologies. (1984) Sarkar, Mahua, Assistant Professor, PhD, 1999, Johns Hopkins University, PhD, 1967, Yale University: Political economy, revolutionary change, East Asia, socialist development

  13. Aging in American Convents

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    Corwin, Anna I.

    2009-01-01

    Schuster. Snowdon, David 2001 Aging with Grace: What the Nunreligion, devotion, and aging. CSW JAN09 update tocAging in American Convents FIELDWORK REPORT by Anna I.

  14. Precedents in African American architecture

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    Sass, Lawrence

    1994-01-01

    As a sub-sets of American culture, African Americans have not been able to offer culturally specific architectural elements to the design process because the history of African American form and space has not been recognized ...

  15. American Institute of Aeronautics Astronautics

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    American Institute of Aeronautics Astronautics Study Cylindrical Thruster Low Power Space scaling of magnetic circuit leaves almost no magnetic Copyright American Institute Aeronautics; American Institute of Aeronautics Astronautics ability coaxial thrusters achieve performance moderate power

  16. Americans Abroad: A Global Diaspora?

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    Croucher, Sheila

    2012-01-01

    D. “Confederate Migration to Mexico. ” Hispanic AmericanHarmon, “Confederate Migration to Mexico,” Hispanic AmericanUS Retirement Migration to Mexico and Panama. Washington,

  17. Gendering the state of exception : the politics of gender and the production of language in Latin American carceral narratives

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    MacManus, Viviana Beatriz

    2011-01-01

    Mexico‘s indigenous population and other instances of corruption,Mexico‘s authoritative governance, which parallels Southern Cone military regimes in the institutionalization of violence and political corruption and

  18. LATIN AMERICAN AND CARIBBEAN WORKSHOP ON THE SUSTAINABILITY OF RADIOACTIVE SOURCE PHYSICAL PROTECTION UPGRADES HOSTED IN GUATEMALA

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    Greenberg, Raymond; Watson, Erica E.; Morris, Frederic A.; de Leal, Patty

    2009-10-07

    The Global Threat Reduction Initiative (GTRI) reduces and protects vulnerable nuclear and radiological material located at civilian sites worldwide. The GTRI program has worked successfully to remove and protect nuclear and radioactive materials, including orphaned and disused high-activity sources, and is now working to ensure sustainability. Internationally, over 40 countries are cooperating with GTRI to enhance the security of radiological materials. GTRI is now seeking to develop and enhance sustainability by coordinating its resources with those of the partner country, other donor countries, and international organizations such as the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).

  19. The second internal transcribed spacer of nuclear ribosomal DNA as a tool for Latin American anopheline taxonomy: a critical review

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    Marrelli, Mauro Toledo; Sallum, Maria Anice Mureb; Marinotti, Osvaldo

    2006-01-01

    for Neotropical Anopheles taxonomy • Mauro Toledo Marrelliimprovement of mosquito taxonomy, and thus, A. albitarsis (used for mosquito taxonomy, the ITS2 of the ribosomal DNA

  20. Gendering the state of exception : the politics of gender and the production of language in Latin American carceral narratives

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    MacManus, Viviana Beatriz

    2011-01-01

    Sergio. México: Una democracia utópica, el movimientoTita. ? Mujeres por la democracia. 2 October 2008. Web 2010.See Zermeño‘s Mexico: Una democracia utópica and Garín‘s La

  1. Letter from the Director Greetings from the Latin American Institute. Spring is in the air, and we

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    of corridos in Mexico and the US Southwest, and their enduring legacy as expressions of social commentary his legacy, commentary has focused on his impact on the Venezuelan polity and economy, and his tense

  2. Return Migration Among Latin American Elderly in the U.S.: A Study of its Magnitude, Characteristics and Consequences

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    Vega, Alma Celina

    2013-01-01

    Rates of Return Migration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .and Return Migration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Limitations of Data Sources Used to Study Migration . 2.3

  3. Return Migration Among Latin American Elderly in the U.S.: A Study of its Magnitude, Characteristics and Consequences

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    Vega, Alma Celina

    2013-01-01

    Determinants of return migration to Mexico among Mexicans inthe auspices of female migration from Mexico to the Unitedimpact of return migration to Mexico. Estudios Econ´omicos,

  4. Latin American and Caribbean Conference for Engineering and Technology Medelln, Colombia WE1-1 August 3-5, 2011

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    Kalva, Hari

    . The planned deployment of huge underwater turbines in the Florida Gulf Stream could affect the pattern of sea trying to harness energy from ocean currents by placing turbines deep under the ocean. Sea

  5. LabView Based Nuclear Physics Laboratory experiments as a remote teaching and training tool for Latin American Educational Centers

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    Sajo-Bohus, L.; Greaves, E. D.; Barros, H.; Gonzalez, W.; Rangel, A.

    2007-10-26

    A virtual laboratory via internet to provide a highly iterative and powerful teaching tool for scientific and technical discipline is given. The experimenter takes advantage of a virtual laboratory and he can execute nuclear experiment at introductory level e.g. Gamma ray detection with Geiger-Mueller Counter at remote location using internet communication technology.

  6. The Alter-Worlds of Lispector and Saer and the End(s) of Latin American Literature

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    Lehman, Peter James

    2013-01-01

    the Northeast, Luiz Inácio “Lula” da Silva, who rose fromfounders along with Lula of the Partido dos Trabalhadores (union or worker in the case of Lula and the Workers’ Party—

  7. Dear Citizen:

    Office of Environmental Management (EM)

    it becomes extraneous to the government's needs in order to reduce risks and minimize life-cycle costs. Given the properties' age, condition, and location, there was no...

  8. Dear Citizen:

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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 Homesum_a_epg0_fpd_mmcf_m.xls" ,"Available from WebQuantity ofkandz-cm11 Outreach Home Room NewsInformation Current HAB Packet HanfordDOEDanielDe novo Design of anFletcher

  9. Citizens for Nuclear Technology Awareness (CNTA) will hold their 23rd Annual

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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 Homesum_a_epg0_fpd_mmcf_m.xls" ,"Available from WebQuantity ofkandz-cm11 OutreachProductswsicloudwsiclouddenDVA N C E D BGene NetworkNuclearDNP 2008 1Browse by Topic5,4Citizens for

  10. AFRICAN AMERICAN PSYCHOLOGY Sample Syllabus

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    Hopfinger, Joseph B.

    AFRICAN AMERICAN PSYCHOLOGY PSYC 503 Sample Syllabus Course Description and Overview: This course examines the psychology of the African American experience. We begin the course with an overview of Black/African American psychology as an evolving field of study and consider the Black/African American Psychology

  11. Statutory complexity disguises agency capture in Citizens Coal Council v. EPA

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    Mullen, R.

    2007-07-01

    In Citizens Coal Council v. EPA, an en banc panel for the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals considered a challenge to EPA regulations promulgated pursuant to the Clean Water Act (CWA). The EPA promulgated the regulations in an attempt to incentivize coal companies to remine once abandoned mine sites. Petitioners, two nonprofit environmental organizations, claimed that the regulations violated the Clean Water Act and Administrative Procedure Act by allowing coal companies to remine without adhering to any enforceable pollution limitations. The EPA countered that more remining would improve water quality at abandoned sites. The Sixth Circuit rejected Petitioners' claims, finding that the EPA's regulations were reasonably consistent with the CWA's goal of restoring the integrity of the nation's waters. In so holding, the court struggled to understand the meaning of the CWA's complex procedural and technical language, and allowed the EPA to justify the rule based on the CWA's broad statement of purpose. Such superficial judicial review sets a dangerous precedent in environmental law, because it exacerbates the risk of agency capture. A captured agency promulgates regulations that benefit-industry, not the environment. Without the judiciary acting as a meaningful check against agency capture, the public loses a valuable tool in the fight against major-industrial polluters like the domestic coal industry. Citizens Coal Council therefore stands as a cautionary tale, a warning sign that the judiciary may be unable to identify agency capture where the regulations at issue are promulgated pursuant to a complex statute like the Clean Water Act.

  12. The simplest method to measure the geocentric lunar distance: a case of citizen science

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    Zuluaga, Jorge I; Ferrin, Ignacio

    2014-01-01

    We present the results of measuring the geocentric lunar distance using what we propose is the simplest method to achieve a precise result. Although lunar distance has been systematically measured to a precision of few millimeters using powerful lasers and retroreflectors installed on the moon by the Apollo missions, the method devised and applied here can be readily used by nonscientist citizens (e.g. amateur astronomers or students) and it requires only a good digital camera. After launching a citizen science project called the Aristarchus Campaign, intended to involve astronomy enthusiasts in scientific measurement of the Lunar Eclipse of 15 April 2014, we compiled and measured a series of pictures obtained by one of us (J.C. Figueroa). These measurements allowed us to estimate the lunar distance to a precision of 3%. We describe here how to perform the measurements and the method to calculate from them the geocentric lunar distance using only the pictures time stamps and a precise measurement of the insta...

  13. Relationship of the Latin facetus Literature to the Medieval English Courtesy Poems

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    Brentano, Mary Theresa

    1935-06-01

    Seneca, Quintilian, and Ovid are other Latin writers who ex erted a great influence on medieval facetus literature. The Moral Essays of Seneca were a rich storehouse of material for later books on manners. Seneca's philosophy of conduct... precepts in harmony with such conduct. These were to be the chief refining as well as moral power of European civilization. Christ freed exterior observances from the Jewish formalism. In addition, 33 Stelzcnbcrgcr says that Seneca'* work* "fchlcn...

  14. Opportunities for Small Geothermal Projects: Rural Power for Latin America, the Caribbean, and the Philippines

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    Vimmerstedt, L.

    1998-11-30

    The objective of this report is to provide information on small geothermal project (less than 5 MW) opportunities in Latin America, the Caribbean, and the Philippines. This overview of issues facing small geothermal projects is intended especially for those who are not already familiar with small geothermal opportunities. This is a summary of issues and opportunities and serves as a starting point in determining next steps to develop this market.

  15. Lienert named American Welding Society Fellow

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    Lienert Named American Welding Society Fellow Lienert named American Welding Society Fellow Lienert was inducted into the American Welding Society's 2012 Class of Fellows during...

  16. American Cinema as Cultural Diplomacy: Seeking International Understanding One Film at a Time

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    Peters, Jessica Julia McGill

    2015-01-01

    in Fiction and Documentary Film from Latin America. Miriamin Fiction and Documentary Film from Latin America. Miriamvs. nonfiction and/or documentary films indicate that this

  17. Asian American women entrepreneurs

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    Suh, Clara J

    2014-01-01

    There are an estimated 620,300 firms owned by Asian American women nationwide, and they contribute $105 billion to the U.S. economy. They are also active in Greater Boston's innovation and entrepreneurship communities. ...

  18. The great American garage

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    Miller, B. Alex (Brian Alex), 1977-

    2004-01-01

    How does one explore the suburban home? Go in through the garage, of course. Sales, bands, suicides, and business startups: The suburban garage is the most culturally flexible space in the entire American domestic environment. ...

  19. American Nuclear Society Awards

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    Nuclear Society Awards Established in 1999 by the Fusion Energy Division of the American Nuclear Society (ANS) and named after LLNL's co-founder, the Edward Teller Medal recognizes...

  20. Imperial Revisionism: US Historians of Latin America and the Spanish Colonial Empire (ca. 1915–1945)

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    Salvatore, Ricardo D.

    2013-01-01

    Pan-American Union) in a new world order. 98 As Peggy Lissnew-world scholasticism and its history than it is to know puritanism in order

  1. Citizen Science on the Faroe Islands in Advance of an Eclipse

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    Sims, Geoff

    2015-01-01

    On 2015 March 20, a total solar eclipse will occur in the North Atlantic, with the Kingdom of Denmark's Faroe Islands and Norway's Svalbard archipelago (formerly Spitzbergen) being the only options for land-based observing. The region is known for wild, unpredictable, and often cloudy conditions, which potentially pose a serious threat for people hoping to view the spectacle. We report on a citizen-science, weather-monitoring project, based in the Faroe Islands, which was conducted in March 2014 - one year prior to the eclipse. The project aimed to promote awareness of the eclipse among the local communities, with the data collected providing a quantitative overview of typical weather conditions that may be expected in 2015. It also allows us to validate the usefulness of short-term weather forecasts, which may be used to increase the probability of observing the eclipse.

  2. Bacteria will help baby make 80 Sarah Staples. The Ottawa Citizen Ottawa, Ont.:Aug 17, 2004. p. A3

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    Seroude, Laurent

    Bacteria will help baby make 80 Sarah Staples. The Ottawa Citizen Ottawa, Ont.:Aug 17, 2004. p. A3 Abstract (Article Summary) Exposing the insect dro-sophila to bacteria at various moments of its notoriously short existence, the researchers found if bacteria were successful in latching onto a host fly

  3. 03.202 Employment of Non-Citizens. 1. Purpose. To comply with the provisions of the United States

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    , governing the employment of immigrant and non-immigrant aliens (non-citizens). 2. Policy. It is the policy of the University of North Texas System to employ immigrant and non-immigrant aliens within the provisions into three categories: a. Non-immigrants with F-1 Visas. Non-immigrants with F-1 visas are aliens temporarily

  4. Policies of the University of North Texas Chapter 5 Human Resources1.2.4 Employment of Non-Citizens

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    of immigrant and non-immigrant aliens (non-citizens). Application of Policy. All Faculty and Staff Definitions and non-immigrant aliens within the provisions of applicable federal laws and regulations. Immigrants-immigrants with F-1 visas are aliens temporarily admitted to this country under Bureau of Citizenship

  5. 4/27/12 nsf.gov -National Science Foundation (NSF) News -Can Nature's Beauty Lift Citizens From Poverty?... 1/3www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=124002&org=NSF&from=news

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    4/27/12 nsf.gov - National Science Foundation (NSF) News - Can Nature's Beauty Lift Citizens From Science Foundation (NSF) News - Can Nature's Beauty Lift Citizens From Poverty?... 2/3www Mathematics Nanoscience People & Society Physics Press Release 12076 Can Nature's Beauty Lift Citizens

  6. 56 SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN APRIL 2006 COPYRIGHT 2006 SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, INC.

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    Robins, Gabriel

    56 SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN APRIL 2006 COPYRIGHT 2006 SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, INC. #12;www.sciam.com SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN 57 Computing with Quantum Knots uantum computers promise to perform calculations be- lieved to be impossible for ordinary computers. Some of those calculations are of great real-world

  7. American Association of Petroleum Geologists

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    Kaufman, Alan Jay

    American Association of Petroleum Geologists 40th Eastern Section Meeting September 24-29, 2011 MEETING SPONSORS #12;2011 Eastern Section American Association of Petroleum Geologists 40th Annual Meeting

  8. American Cultural History History 390

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    Fletcher, Robin

    1 American Cultural History History 390 Consider Resources Primary Resources: diaries, letters. popular), theses, the Web Check subject guide under: Research by Subject History by Region American collection unless stated. Album of American History E178 .A2 A (5 volumes; Stauffer ­ Books) Columbia

  9. Central American electrical interconnection

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    Not Available

    1988-12-01

    A technical cooperation grant of $2.25 million, designed to strengthen the capacity of Central American countries to operate their regional interconnected electrical system, was announced by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). The grant, extended from the banks Fund for Special Operations, will help improve the capacity of the regions electric power companies to achieve economical, safe operation of the interconnected electric power systems. The funds will also be used to finance regional studies of the accords, procedures, regulations, and supervisory mechanisms for the system, as well as program development and data bases.

  10. American Disabilities Act

    Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

    The Americans with Disabilities Act prohibits private employers, state and local governments, employment agencies and labor unions from discriminating against qualified individuals with disabilities in job application procedures, hiring, firing, advancement, compensation, job training, and other terms, conditions, and privileges of employment.

  11. The Ambiguous Transition: Building State Capacity and Expanding Popular Participation in Venezuela's Agrarian Reform

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    Page, Tiffany Linton

    2011-01-01

    Russia in Latin America, in addition to the opening of these countries’ markets to Latin American exports (

  12. Commons at the Intersection of Peer Production, Citizen Science, and Big Data: Galaxy Zoo

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    Madison, Michael J

    2014-01-01

    The knowledge commons research framework is applied to a case of commons governance grounded in research in modern astronomy. The case, Galaxy Zoo, is a leading example of at least three different contemporary phenomena. In the first place Galaxy Zoo is a global citizen science project, in which volunteer non-scientists have been recruited to participate in large-scale data analysis via the Internet. In the second place Galaxy Zoo is a highly successful example of peer production, sometimes known colloquially as crowdsourcing, by which data are gathered, supplied, and/or analyzed by very large numbers of anonymous and pseudonymous contributors to an enterprise that is centrally coordinated or managed. In the third place Galaxy Zoo is a highly visible example of data-intensive science, sometimes referred to as e-science or Big Data science, by which scientific researchers develop methods to grapple with the massive volumes of digital data now available to them via modern sensing and imaging technologies. This ...

  13. Space Warps II. New Gravitational Lens Candidates from the CFHTLS Discovered through Citizen Science

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    More, Anupreeta; Marshall, Phil; More, Surhud; Baeten, Elisabeth; Wilcox, Julianne; Macmillan, Christine; Cornen, Claude; Kapadia, Amit; Parrish, Michael; Snyder, Chris; Davis, Chris; Gavazzi, Raphael; Lintott, Chris; Simpson, Robert; Miller, David; Smith, Arfon M; Paget, Edward; Saha, Prasenjit; Kueng, Rafael; Collett, Tom; Tecza, Matthias; Baumer, Michael

    2015-01-01

    We report the discovery of 28 promising and a total of 58 new lens candidates from the CFHT Legacy Survey (CFHTLS) based on about 11 million classifications performed by citizen scientists as part of the first Space Warps lens search. The goal of the blind lens search was to identify lenses missed by lens finding robots (the RingFinder on galaxy scales and ArcFinder on group/cluster scales), which have been previously used to mine the CFHTLS for lenses. We compare some properties of lens samples detected by these algorithms to the SpaceWarps sample and found that they are broadly similar. The image separation distribution calculated from the SpaceWarps discovered sample shows that our previous constraints on the average density profile of the lens population are robust. Space Warps recovers about 60% of the known sample and the new candidates show a richer variety compared to the lenses found by the two robots. We find that analyzing only those classifications which are performed by the high power volunteers,...

  14. Blue crabs are a valuable economic species in Biscayne Bay. The blue crabs Latin name translates as

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    Blue crabs are a valuable economic species in Biscayne Bay. The blue crabs Latin name translates as beautiful swimmer that is savory. They are from the Phylum Arthropoda (animals with jointed legs). Blue. Blue crabs can walk very quickly across the ocean floor. The females have been known to swim 500 miles

  15. IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON EDUCATION, VOL. 44, NO. 2, MAY 2001 203 Technology Education Challenges and Solutions in Latin America

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    IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON EDUCATION, VOL. 44, NO. 2, MAY 2001 203 Technology Education Challenges--Information technology education, Latin America, technology education I. SUMMARY The world has become dependent (IT&T), a term that encompasses the fields of Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Computer

  16. Approved Module Information for LS2017, 2014/5 Module Title/Name: Contemporary Latin America Module Code: LS2017

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    Neirotti, Juan Pablo

    Approved Module Information for LS2017, 2014/5 Module Title/Name: Contemporary Latin America Module Code: LS2017 School: Languages and Social Sciences Module Type: Standard Module New Module? No Module Credits: 10 Module Management Information Module Leader Name Stephanie Panichelli-Batalla Email Address

  17. Africa N. of visitors Asia N. of visitors Latin America N. of visitors Morocco 81 India 367 Argentina 142

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    Africa N. of visitors Asia N. of visitors Latin America N. of visitors Morocco 81 India 367 Argentina 142 South Africa 69 Iran 201 Mexico 126 Nigeria 65 Pakistan 140 Brazil 120 Egypt in LDCs in Africa Algeria 50 Korea Rep. 34 Costa Rica 44 16 from rest of Africa Ghana 37

  18. In utramque partem tum Graece tum Latine: Code-Switching and Cultured Identity in Cicero's Letters to Atticus

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    Jackson, Jamie

    2014-05-31

    In this thesis I investigate the linguistic phenomenon of code-switching between Latin and Greek in the letters of Cicero to his friend Atticus. I do this by surveying the individual instances of Greek in the letters to Atticus. I then record...

  19. AMERICAN STATISTICAL ASSOCIATION (ASA)

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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 Center Home Page| Open Energy Informationmonthly gasoline price to fall toUranium Marketing Annual ReportAMERICAN STATISTICAL

  20. The American Recovery

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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 Center Home Page on Delicious RankADVANCEDInstallers/ContractorsPhotovoltaics »TanklessResearchEnergy2 DOE Hydrogen12TheAmerican

  1. New American Home 2009 (Brochure)

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    Not Available

    2008-12-01

    This brochure details the New American Home 2009, which demonstrates the use of innovative building materials, cutting-edge design, and the latest construction techniques.

  2. Opportunities and Inaudibilities: Asian American Internet Musicians

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    Regullano, Eileen

    2015-01-01

    60–73. Spooner, Tom. “Asian-Americans and the Internet. ”Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project.americans-and-the-internet/. Timothy DeLaGhetto Dog Joke. ,

  3. Treasure Coast citizens hold MLK Day rally JanAllen, a member of the Treasure Coast community.

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    Fernandez, Eduardo

    .26 trillion dollars. The 2011 Census Bureau report found that 1 in 6 Americans (46.2 million) lived in poverty in 2010, the highest rate of poverty in 50 years. A separate report found that nearly 1 in 6 Americans are particularly vulnerable to poverty. A Northeastern University study found that, in 2010, 37 percent of young

  4. Lienert named American Welding Society Fellow

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    Lienert named American Welding Society Fellow November 29, 2012 Thomas J. Lienert of the Lab's Metallurgy group was inducted into the American Welding Society's 2012 Class of...

  5. Weatherization Formula Grants - American Recovery and Reinvestment...

    Energy Savers [EERE]

    Weatherization Formula Grants - American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) Weatherization Formula Grants - American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) U.S. Department of...

  6. NORTH AMERICAN ELECTRIC RELIABILITY COUNCIL: Preliminary Disturbance...

    Energy Savers [EERE]

    Report More Documents & Publications North American Electric Reliability Council Power Outage Update North American Electric Reliability Council Outage Announcement Electric System...

  7. Energy Innovation: Green Button Initiative Empowering Americans...

    Energy Savers [EERE]

    Energy Innovation: Green Button Initiative Empowering Americans to Save Energy and Money Energy Innovation: Green Button Initiative Empowering Americans to Save Energy and Money...

  8. Chinese and Chinese American Life-Writing

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    Cheung, KK

    2015-01-01

    The Chinaman Pacific: Must a Chinese American Critic ChooseAn Anthology of Ancient Chinese Poetry (??????) (Shanghai,The Woman Warrior and the Chinese-American Autobiographical

  9. American Gas Association | Department of Energy

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    American Gas Association American Gas Association Memorandum Summarizing Ex Parte Communication 111011ExParte.pdf More Documents & Publications Ex Parte Memorandum - Natural...

  10. Native American Finance Officers Association Conference | Department...

    Office of Environmental Management (EM)

    Native American Finance Officers Association Conference Native American Finance Officers Association Conference March 5, 2012 - 5:50pm Addthis This event will take place on March...

  11. Central American update

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    Hodgson, S.F.

    1987-07-01

    The Central American Energy Resources Project is designed to help the countries of Honduras, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, and Panama develop their geothermal resources. Auxiliary project goals are to increase economic development and employment in Central America; to provide a scientific basis for the private sector to develop natural resources; and to provide scientific training to in-country scientists, engineers, and technicians. The energy resources project began in March 1985. The progress being made in El Salvador (production well logging and geophysical operations), Panama (site selection for the first temperature-gradient well), and Honduras (well drilling of temperature-gradient wells) is summarized.

  12. Central American resource studies

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    Van Eeckhout, E.; Laughlin, A.W.

    1989-01-01

    Los Alamos National Laboratory has been working with five Central American countries to assist in the development of their energy and mineral resources. Since 1985, mineral resources in Costa Rica, peat resources in Costa Rica and Panama, geothermal energy resources in Honduras and Guatemala, and geothermal field development in El Salvador and Costa Rica have been topics of study. This paper presents an overview of this work -- within these proceedings are papers that deal with specific aspects of each topic, and these will be duly noted. 15 refs., 4 figs.

  13. American Chemical Society Fellow

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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 Homesum_a_epg0_fpd_mmcf_m.xls" ,"Available from WebQuantity ofkandz-cm11 OutreachProductswsicloudwsiclouddenDVA N C E D B L O O D S TAPropane TexasAmbipolarXunamed as American

  14. Citizen Engagement in the New Normal Fiscal Environment: Time for Participatory Performance Budgeting (PPB 2.0)?

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    Ho, Alfred

    2013-02-04

    and budget information Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Public feedback and deliberation of policy and budget priorities Y Y Y Y Y Y Approval or ranking of policy priorities Y Y Y Y Y Y Allocating fiscal resources to policy or programs Y Y Y Y Y...1 Citizen Engagement in the New Normal Fiscal Environment: Time for Participatory Performance Budgeting (PPB 2.0)? Alfred T. Ho Associate Professor School of Public and Environmental Affairs University of Kansas E-mail: alfredho...

  15. Experimental Citizens: The Experimental Housing Allowance Program and Housing Vouchers as American Social Policy in the 1970s and 1980s

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    Arias, Melanie Kayser Schmidt

    2013-01-01

    Urban Institute, 1978. Tulsa Housing Authority. ExperimentalProgram: Final Report. Tulsa: The Authority, 1975. U.S.Durham, North Carolina; and Tulsa, Oklahoma. The AAE was not

  16. Experimental Citizens: The Experimental Housing Allowance Program and Housing Vouchers as American Social Policy in the 1970s and 1980s

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    Arias, Melanie Kayser Schmidt

    2013-01-01

    www.huduser.org/Publications/pdf/HUD-000490.pdf. Dubinsky,Experiment. RAND Note N-1491-HUD. Santa Monica: RAND Corp. ,1982, Reagan’s budget cut HUD’s new budget authority to $

  17. Experimental Citizens: The Experimental Housing Allowance Program and Housing Vouchers as American Social Policy in the 1970s and 1980s

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    Arias, Melanie Kayser Schmidt

    2013-01-01

    are gone. HUD’s voucher and Section 8 existing programs,of HUD and local housing authority Section 8 programs. Theprovided by HUD. The voucher and Section 8 “existing

  18. Experimental Citizens: The Experimental Housing Allowance Program and Housing Vouchers as American Social Policy in the 1970s and 1980s

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    Arias, Melanie Kayser Schmidt

    2013-01-01

    all of the formal sources of market information. 17 Theseused public “formal” sources of housing information, such as

  19. Thinking American, Working American, Playing American Folk Dance in Chicago, 1890-1940 

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    Herzogenrath, Jessica

    2014-07-23

    for the consideration of folk dance as an integral part of the physical education of children and young women as well as its function as an element of defining American-ness in both higher education and social settlements. Second, the dissertation demonstrates...

  20. Trade unions, inequality, and democracy in the US and Mexico

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    Tilly, Chris

    2013-01-01

    labor revitalization in Mexico. ” In Labor Revitalization:in twentieth-century Mexico. ” Latin American Researchgender equity rights in Mexico. ” Journal of Latin American

  1. RECENT DEVELOPMENTS OF THE IRIS PROJECT OF INTEREST FOR LATIN AMERICA

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    Carelli, M.D.; Petrovic, B.

    2004-10-03

    The IRIS (International Reactor Innovative and Secure) reactor design is being developed by an international consortium of 21 organizations from ten countries, including three members from Brazil and one from Mexico. This reflects the interest that Latin America has for a project which addresses the energy needs of the region. Presented here are some of the most recent developments in the IRIS project. The project's highest priority is the current pre-application licensing with the US NRC, which has required an investigation of the major accident sequences and a preliminary probabilistic risk assessment (PRA). The results of the accident analyses confirmed the outstanding inherent safety of the IRIS configuration and the PRA analyses indicated a core damage frequency due to internal events of the order of 2E-8. This not only highlights the enhanced safety characteristic of IRIS which should enhance its public acceptance, but it has also prompted IRIS to consider the possibility of being licensed without the need for off-site emergency response planning which would have a very positive economic implication. The modular IRIS, with each module rated at {approx} 335 MWe, is of course an ideal size for developing countries as it allows to easily introduce a moderate amount of power on limited electric grids. IRIS can be deployed in single modules in regions only requiring a few hundred MWs or in multiple modules deployed successively at time intervals in large urban areas requiring a larger amount of power increasing with time. IRIS is designed to operate ''hands-off'' as much as possible, with a small crew, having in mind deployment in areas with limited infrastructure. Thus IRIS has a 48-months maintenance interval, long refueling cycles in excess of three years, and is designed to increase as much as possible operational reliability. For example, the project has recently adopted internal control rod drive mechanisms to eliminate vessel head penetrations and the possibility of corrosion cracking as in Davis-Besse and other plants. Latin America, as many other regions on the earth, needs water as much as electricity. IRIS has developed a water desalination co-generation design which can employ a variety of processes as dictated by local and economic conditions. Applications to the arid Brazilian Nord-Este and Mexican Nord-Oeste are being considered.

  2. Precovery of near-Earth asteroids by a citizen-science project of the Spanish Virtual Observatory

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    Solano, E; Pulido, R; Carry, B

    2013-01-01

    This article describes a citizen-science project conducted by the Spanish Virtual Observatory (SVO) to improve the orbits of near-Earth asteroids (NEAs) using data from astronomical archives. The list of NEAs maintained at the Minor Planet Center (MPC) is checked daily to identify new objects or changes in the orbital parameters of already catalogued objects. Using NEODyS we compute the position and magnitude of these objects at the observing epochs of the 938 046 images comprising the Eigth Data Release of the Sloan Digitised Sky Survey (SDSS). If the object lies within the image boundaries and the magnitude is brighter than the limiting magnitude, then the associated image is visually inspected by the project's collaborators (the citizens) to confirm or discard the presence of the NEA. If confirmed, accurate coordinates and, sometimes, magnitudes are submitted to the MPC. Using this methodology, 3,226 registered users have made during the first fifteen months of the project more than 167,000 measurements wh...

  3. The Bases Are Loaded: American Indians and American Studies

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    Meland, Carter; Bauerkemper, Joseph; Howe, LeAnne; Stark, Heidi

    2006-03-01

    with the perspectives of American Indian studies. In general, as Nikhil Pal Singh notes, current cultural discourse "counterposes multiculturalism and universalism as principal, opposed terms in the culture wars."6 Singh elaborates that this oppo sition "determines... with the perspectives of American Indian studies. In general, as Nikhil Pal Singh notes, current cultural discourse "counterposes multiculturalism and universalism as principal, opposed terms in the culture wars."6 Singh elaborates that this oppo sition "determines...

  4. LGBT African-American Individuals and African-American Same-Sex Couples

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    Gates, Gary J.; Kastanis, Angel

    2013-01-01

    of African-American same-sex couples are raising children.African-American same-sex couples raising children reportAfrican- American different-sex couples ($47,300 vs. $

  5. American Indian Policy and Relevant DOE and Executive Orders...

    Office of Environmental Management (EM)

    Tribal Programs American Indian Policy and Relevant DOE and Executive Orders American Indian Policy and Relevant DOE and Executive Orders Over the course of American history,...

  6. Geothermal energy for American Samoa

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    Not Available

    1980-03-01

    The geothermal commercialization potential in American Samoa was investigated. With geothermal energy harnessed in American Samoa, a myriad of possibilities would arise. Existing residential and business consumers would benefit from reduced electricity costs. The tuna canneries, demanding about 76% of the island's process heat requirements, may be able to use process heat from a geothermal source. Potential new industries include health spas, aquaculture, wood products, large domestic and transhipment refrigerated warehouses, electric cars, ocean nodule processing, and a hydrogen economy. There are no territorial statutory laws of American Samoa claiming or reserving any special rights (including mineral rights) to the territorial government, or other interests adverse to a land owner, for subsurface content of real property. Technically, an investigation has revealed that American Samoa does possess a geological environment conducive to geothermal energy development. Further studies and test holes are warranted.

  7. Idaho_AmericanFallsRockland

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

    Wind Power - Idaho Wind Anemometer Loan Program American FallsRockland Site 106 Latitude: N. 42 deg. 40.682' Longitude: W. 112 deg. 46.325' Elevation: 6579' Anemometer Height: 20...

  8. The New American Home 2011

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    2010-12-01

    The New American Home® is built annually as a showcase home for the International Builders’ Show® to demonstrate innovative technologies, construction techniques, products, and design trends for the homebuilding industry to use in any new or remodeled home.

  9. Rural areas electrification (Latin America), Guatemala City, Guatemala, June 4--7, 1989: Foreign trip report

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    Katzman, M.T.

    1989-01-01

    ORNL serves the function of monitoring the Central American Rural Electrification Support Program (CARES) of US Agency for International Development (USAID), which is administered by NRECA. The results of the Demand Assessment Model, presented at the conference, were reviewed, and a paper on the use of marginal cost analysis for rural electrification was delivered for presentation by NRECA staff. Discussions on the acceptability of the model were discussed with utility representatives.

  10. African Americans and the Spanish-American War and Philippine Insurrection: Military Participation, Recognition, and Memory, 1898-1904

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    Russell, Timothy Dale

    2013-01-01

    and the Spanish American War. ” Indiana Magazine of History,the Spanish American War, The Sixth Virginia Volunteers. ”African Americans and the War Against Spain. ” The North

  11. Excerpt from Dead Stars: American and Philippine Literary Perspectives on the American Colonization of the Philippines

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    McMahon, Jennifer M.

    2011-01-01

    Dead Stars: American and Philippine Literary Perspectives onthe American Colonization of the Philippines (Quezon City:University of the Philippines Press, 2011). Published with

  12. Solar heating and hot water system installed at the Senior Citizen Center, Huntsville, Alabama. [Includes engineering drawings

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    Not Available

    1980-02-01

    Information is provided on the solar energy system installed at the Huntsville Senior Citizen Center. The solar space heating and hot water facility and the project involved in its construction are described in considerable detail and detailed drawings of the complete system and discussions of the planning, the hardware, recommendations, and other pertinent information are included. The facility was designed to provide 85 percent of the hot water and 85 percent of the space heating requirements. Two important factors concerning this project for commercial demonstration are the successful use of silicon oil as a heat transfer fluid and the architecturally aesthetic impact of a large solar energy system as a visual centerpoint. There is no overheat or freeze protection due to the characteristics of the silicon oil and the design of the system. Construction proceeded on schedule with no cost overruns. It is designed to be relatively free of scheduled maintenance, and has experienced practically no problems.

  13. Getting Humans to do Quantum Optimization - User Acquisition, Engagement and Early Results from the Citizen Cyberscience Game Quantum Moves

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    Lieberoth, Andreas; Marin, Andreea Catalina; Planke, Tilo; Sherson, Jacob Friis

    2015-01-01

    The game Quantum Moves was designed to pit human players against computer algorithms, combining their solutions into hybrid optimization to control a scalable quantum computer. In this midstream report, we open our design process and describe the series of constitutive building stages going into a quantum physics citizen science game. We present our approach from designing a core gameplay around quantum simulations, to putting extra game elements in place in order to frame, structure, and motivate players' difficult path from curious visitors to competent science contributors. The player base is extremely diverse - for instance, two top players are a 40 year old female accountant and a male taxi driver. Among statistical predictors for retention and in-game high scores, the data from our first year suggest that people recruited based on real-world physics interest and via real-world events, but only with an intermediate science education, are more likely to become engaged and skilled contributors. Interesting...

  14. REDESIGN OF A FLOOD CONTROL PROJECT BY CITIZEN INITIATIVE1 1 Presented at the California Riparian Systems Conference; September 22-24, 1988; Davis, California.

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    REDESIGN OF A FLOOD CONTROL PROJECT BY CITIZEN INITIATIVE1 Bev Ortiz 2 1 Presented used to redesign a flood control project on three creeks in central Contra Costa County, California to preserve the riparian and environmental values of the urban creeks while providing 25-year flood protection

  15. Fuel Cell Manufacturing: American Energy and Manufacturing Competitive...

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

    Fuel Cell Manufacturing: American Energy and Manufacturing Competitiveness Summit Fuel Cell Manufacturing: American Energy and Manufacturing Competitiveness Summit Presentation on...

  16. The relationship between verve and the academic achievement of African American and European American middle school students 

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    Hawkins, Torrance N.

    2006-04-12

    between African American and European American students? 2. Is there a significant difference in verve levels of African American male and African American female students in middle school? 3. Is there a significant difference in the academic achievement...

  17. A review of "Milton’s Cambridge Latin: Performing in the Genres 1625-1632." by John K. Hale 

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    Hill, Eugene D.

    2007-01-01

    new embodiment? (219). Hale?s expertly established, indispensably annotated, accessibly Englished text of Milton?s collegiate salting marks the highlight of the tour and will be an essential guide for scholars. Masson long ago found the Sixth... at Cambridge made place for a ?varier? or ?Praevaricator??as Hale explains, ?Latin for ?shyster,? shifty lawyer? (192)?to parody the serious topics of de- bate. This figure came into his own in the collegiate ?salting??a new Renais- sance genre to which (as...

  18. Explaining congressional reform: electoral laws, congressional organization, and the balance of power between party leaders and backbenchers in Latin American national legislatures 

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    Heath, Roseanna Michelle

    2009-05-15

    ways: 1) the study moves from advanced democratized cases of the U.S. Congress and British House of Commons to cases of neo-democracies; 2) the study considers the interaction between the design of the electoral system and its impact on legislature...

  19. The Limits of the Letter: The Politics of Representation and Margins in Latin American Vanguard Writings of the 1950s and 60s

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    Shellhorse, Adam Joseph

    2010-01-01

    and agrarian reform that pervaded the structure of feelingstructures, including its legacy of local political bosses ( coroneis ) spawned by an agrarian

  20. Vieira, Patrícia. Seeing Politics Otherwise. Vision in Latin American and Iberian Fiction. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2011. Print. 198 pp.

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    Navia, María José

    2013-01-01

    acerca de la relación luz/visibilidad y conocimiento, hastala visión y la figura de la luz en la filosofía occidental.se asocian al sol, a la luz, mientras que la oscuridad y las

  1. The Limits of the Letter: The Politics of Representation and Margins in Latin American Vanguard Writings of the 1950s and 60s

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    Shellhorse, Adam Joseph

    2010-01-01

    144. Melo Neto, João Cabral. “De função moderna da poesia. ”1951. Correspondência de Cabral com Bandeira e Drummond .Anatomy Metaphor in João Cabral de Melo Neto’s Morte e Vida

  2. Information Technology: American National Standard for

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    Information Technology: American National Standard for Information Systems-- Data Format Publication 500-245 Information Technology: American National Standard for Information Systems-- Data Format for the Interchange of Fingerprint, Facial, & Scar Mark & Tattoo (SMT) Information Sponsored by Information Technology

  3. American Valve: Order (2010-CW-1411)

    Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

    DOE ordered American Valve, Inc. to pay a $5,000 civil penalty after finding American Valve had failed to certify that certain showerhead models comply with the applicable water conservation standards.

  4. North American Leaders Summit: Energy Deliverables | Department...

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

    discussions at the North American Leaders Summit, to be held in Guadalajara, Mexico, on August 9-10, 2009. Building on the work of the North American Energy Working...

  5. American Range: Order (2014-CE-23006)

    Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

    DOE ordered American Range Corporation to pay a $8,000 civil penalty after finding American Range had failed to certify that certain models of cooking products comply with the applicable energy conservation standards.

  6. Chinese American Faculty Association of Southern California

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    Chang, Tu-nan

    Chinese American Faculty Association of Southern California CAFA Fall Picnic Date: October 27 picnic. Sincerely, Andy Yao Cindy Fang President, CAFA Vice-President, CAFA #12;Chinese American Faculty

  7. Heart Healthy Home Cooking African American Style

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    Shen, Jun

    Heart Healthy Home Cooking African American Style With Every Heartbeat Is Life #12;#12;Heart Recipe Substitutions for Heart Healthy Cooking at the heart of African American family life and special celebrations. This recipe book brings together many

  8. Information Technology: American National Standard for Information

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    Information Technology: American National Standard for Information Systems-- Data Format 500-275 Information Technology: American National Standard for Information Systems-- Data Format Coleman, and Patrice Yuh, Editors Sponsored by Information Access Division Information Technology

  9. Information Technology: American National Standard for Information

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    Information Technology: American National Standard for Information Systems-- Data Format-271 Information Technology: American National Standard for Information Systems-- Data Format for the Interchange Sponsored by Information Access Division Information Technology Laboratory National Institute of Standards

  10. The early American motion picture industry: promoting American cultural hegemony 

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    Wier, Theresa Joanne

    1994-01-01

    For the American motion picture industry, a key period in its development was that which followed World War I until the advent of the techonology of sound film. Film occupied a unique position during this period, as both a product and promoter...

  11. Proceedings of the TOUGH Symposium 2012

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    Finsterle, S.

    2014-01-01

    Shale Gas Wells, Paper SPE 153391, SPE Latin American and Caribbean Petroleum Engineering Conference, Mexico

  12. UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SANTA CRUZ DEPARTMENT OF LITERATURE

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    California at Santa Cruz, University of

    Russian Literature Spanish and Latin American Literatures (in Spanish and in translation) World Literature

  13. 2012 Fellow American Geophysical Union

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    Kurapov, Alexander

    ) are critical to the intensity of ocean currents, to long- and short-term climate variations, and the health2012 Fellow American Geophysical Union James Moum, professor in the College of Earth, Ocean contributions to our understanding of ocean mixing in coastal, abyssal and Equatorial regimes using innovative

  14. National Museum of American History

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    Miller, Scott

    National Museum of American History Strategic Plan 2013--2018 #12;Contents Looking Ahead 2 Mission Funding the Plan 12 Coda 15 A Tagline to Remember 16 Milestones 17 Credits 21 Love History. Use History. Make History. #12;Mission Through incomparable collections, rigorous research, and dynamic public

  15. North American Cross-Border

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    Consumption in USA and Canada 21 Figure 8: Electricity Export as a Fraction of Domestic Consumption in USANorth American Cross-Border Electricity Trade Ian M. Loomis Virginia Center for Coal and Energy ii List of Tables ii List of Figures 1 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 2 INTRODUCTION 5 ELECTRICITY GENERATION

  16. The American Medical Association Foundation

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    ;2 The Odontology Section of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences presented Robert Barsley, DDS, JD, Professor of Dentistry, with the Reidar Sognnaes AwardforExcellencein ForensicDentistry. This is another member in forensic dentistry­ the late Dr. Reidar Sognnaes ­ who was probably best known for disproving the theory

  17. A Heart Health American Indians

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    Shen, Jun

    Honoring the Gift of Heart Health A Heart Health Educator's Manual for American Indians U . S . D E Health Service Office of Prevention, Education, and Control #12;Honoring the Gift of Heart Health A Heart National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute and Indian Health Service NIH Publication No. 06-5218 Revised

  18. QER- Comment of American Water

    Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

    Dear QER Team; Thank you for the opportunity to provide comments to the Quadrennial Energy Review Task Force to discuss the water and energy nexus, advances in water innovative technologies, and the impact of climate change on water issues. On behalf of American Water, I wish to submit the following White Papers which we have prepared on these critical issues: Innovations in Energy Use Sustainability and Resiliency Planning for Water Utilities One Water Water/Energy Correlation The Value of Water Challenges in the Water Industry: Climate Change Challenges in the Water Industry: Meeting Demand in the West Innovation Solutions Within the Water Industry: Desalination Innovation Solutions Within the Water Industry: Going Green Innovation Solutions Within the Water Industry: Water Reuse Bridging the Water Innovation Gap. Founded in 1886, American Water is the largest publicly traded U.S. water and wastewater utility company. With headquarters in Voorhees, NJ, the company employs approximately 6,600 dedicated professionals who provide drinking water, wastewater and other related services to an estimated 14 million people in more than 40 states. Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions or if there is any way American Water can be helpful to your mission. Respectfully Yours, Martin (See attached file: White Papers.pdf) Martin D. Kerckhoff Vice President and Divisional General Counsel Central Division American Water CONFIDENTIAL & PRIVILEGED COMMUNICATION This email and any attachments hereto constitute a legally confidential communication from the Legal Department of American Water. The information contained herein is subject to attorney-client privilege and is for the sole use of the intended original addressee. If you are not the intended original addressee, you are hereby notified that any reading, disclosure, copying, distribution, use, or taking of any action in reliance on the contents contained herein is strictly prohibited. If you have received this message in error, please immediately notify us at 314.966.2241 and delete this message from your system. WARNING: Although American Water has taken reasonable precautions to ensure that no viruses are present in this email, it is the responsibility of the recipient to ensure that it is virus free. No responsibility is accepted by American Water for any loss or damage arising in any way from the receipt and/or use of this email.

  19. American Studies What does it mean to be American? What are the origins of American

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    Miles, Will

    trends, popular culture, environmental issues, science and religion Emily Mieras, Ph.D., College, politics, values and culture? How are our lives shaped by race, ethnicity, class and gender? These are some, politics, religion, the arts and the sciences to gain an understanding of the American experience and its

  20. Approved Module Information for LS1019, 2014/5 Module Title/Name: Introduction to Latin America Module Code: LS1019

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    Neirotti, Juan Pablo

    sources (music, film, advertising, art, etc.) from a formal point of view as well as from a social oneApproved Module Information for LS1019, 2014/5 Module Title/Name: Introduction to Latin America? No Module Credits: 20 Module Management Information Module Leader Name Stephanie Panichelli-Batalla Email

  1. Getting Humans to do Quantum Optimization - User Acquisition, Engagement and Early Results from the Citizen Cyberscience Game Quantum Moves

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    Andreas Lieberoth; Mads Kock Pedersen; Andreea Catalina Marin; Tilo Planke; Jacob Friis Sherson

    2015-06-26

    The game Quantum Moves was designed to pit human players against computer algorithms, combining their solutions into hybrid optimization to control a scalable quantum computer. In this midstream report, we open our design process and describe the series of constitutive building stages going into a quantum physics citizen science game. We present our approach from designing a core gameplay around quantum simulations, to putting extra game elements in place in order to frame, structure, and motivate players' difficult path from curious visitors to competent science contributors. The player base is extremely diverse - for instance, two top players are a 40 year old female accountant and a male taxi driver. Among statistical predictors for retention and in-game high scores, the data from our first year suggest that people recruited based on real-world physics interest and via real-world events, but only with an intermediate science education, are more likely to become engaged and skilled contributors. Interestingly, female players tended to perform better than male players, even though men played more games per day. To understand this relationship, we explore the profiles of our top players in more depth. We discuss in-world and in-game performance factors departing in psychological theories of intrinsic and extrinsic motivation, and the implications for using real live humans to do hybrid optimization via initially simple, but ultimately very cognitively complex games.

  2. The Red Radio Ring: a gravitationally lensed hyperluminous infrared radio galaxy at z=2.553 discovered through citizen science

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    Geach, J E; Verma, A; Marshall, P J; Jackson, N; Belles, P -E; Beswick, R; Baeten, E; Chavez, M; Cornen, C; Cox, B E; Erben, T; Erickson, N J; Garrington, S; Harrison, P A; Harrington, K; Hughes, D H; Ivison, R J; Jordan, C; Lin, Y -T; Leauthaud, A; Lintott, C; Lynn, S; Kapadia, A; Kneib, J -P; Macmillan, C; Makler, M; Miller, G; Montana, A; Mujica, R; Muxlow, T; Narayanan, G; Briain, D O; O'Brien, T; Oguri, M; Paget, E; Parrish, M; Ross, N P; Rozo, E; Rusu, E; Rykoff, E S; Sanchez-Arguelles, D; Simpson, R; Snyder, C; Schloerb, F P; Tecza, M; Van Waerbeke, L; Wilcox, J; Viero, M; Wilson, G W; Yun, M S; Zeballos, M

    2015-01-01

    We report the discovery of a gravitationally lensed hyperluminous infrared galaxy (L_IR~10^13 L_sun) with strong radio emission (L_1.4GHz~10^25 W/Hz) at z=2.553. The source was identified in the citizen science project SpaceWarps through the visual inspection of tens of thousands of iJKs colour composite images of Luminous Red Galaxies (LRGs), groups and clusters of galaxies and quasars. Appearing as a partial Einstein ring (r_e~3") around an LRG at z=0.2, the galaxy is extremely bright in the sub-millimetre for a cosmological source, with the thermal dust emission approaching 1 Jy at peak. The redshift of the lensed galaxy is determined through the detection of the CO(3-2) molecular emission line with the Large Millimetre Telescope's Redshift Search Receiver and through [OIII] and H-alpha line detections in the near-infrared from Subaru/IRCS. We have resolved the radio emission with high resolution (300-400 mas) eMERLIN L-band and JVLA C-band imaging. These observations are used in combination with the near-...

  3. Combining Public Health Education and Disease Ecology Research: Using Citizen Science to Assess Chagas Disease Entomological Risk in Texas 

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    Curtis-Robles, Rachel; Wozniak, Edward; Auckland, Lisa; Hamer, Gabriel; Hamer, Sarah

    2015-11-02

    about Combined Heat and Power in EPA’s Clean Power Plan Meegan Kelly Research Analyst, Industry Program ACEEE IETC Conference June 3, 2015 ESL-IE-15-06-06a Proceedings of the Thrity-Seventh Industrial Energy Technology Conference New Orleans, LA. June... 2-4, 2015 The American Council for an Energy- Efficient Economy (ACEEE) • ACEEE is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that acts as a catalyst to advance energy efficiency policies, programs, technologies, investments, & behaviors • 50 staff; headquarters...

  4. The African-American house as a vehicle of discovery for an African-American architecture

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    Clarke, Charles E. (Charles Edward)

    1996-01-01

    The purpose of this research is three-fold: (1) This thesis seeks to uncover evidence of a distinctly African-American architectural form. The primary building type observed will be the house, or the housing of African-Americans ...

  5. Cold War love : producing American liberalism in interracial marriages between American soldiers and Japanese women

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    Tsuchiya, Tomoko

    2011-01-01

    Justice: Americanization of Japanese War Crimes at the Endof the Post-Cold War. ” Journal of Asian American Studies256. Berry, Nicholas O. War and the Red Cross: The Unspoken

  6. Central American geologic map project

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    Dengo, G.

    1986-07-01

    During the Northeast Quadrant Panel meeting of the Circum-Pacific Map Project held in Mexico City, February 1985, Central American panel members proposed and adopted plans for compiling a geologic map of Central America, probably at a scale of 1:500,000. A local group with participants from each country was organized and coordinated by Rolando Castillo, director, Central American School of Geology, University of Costa Rica, for the geologic aspects, and Fernando Rudin, director, Geographic Institute of Costa Rica, for the topographic base. In 1956, the US Geological Survey published a geologic map of the region at a scale of 1:1 million. Subsequent topographic and geologic mapping projects have provided a large amount of new data. The entire area is now covered by topographic maps at a scale of 1:50,000, and these maps have been used in several countries as a base for geologic mapping. Another regional map, the Metallogenic Map of Central America (scale = 1:2 million), was published in 1969 by the Central American Research Institute for Industry (ICAITI) with a generalized but updated geologic base map. Between 1969 and 1980, maps for each country were published by local institutions: Guatemala-Belize at 1:500,000, Honduras at 1:500,000, El Salvador at 1:100,000, Nicaragua at 1:1 million, Costa Rica at 1:200,000, and Panama at 1:1 million. This information, in addition to that of newly mapped areas, served as the base for the Central American part of the Geologic-Tectonic Map of the Caribbean Region (scale = 1:2.5 million), published by the US Geological Survey in 1980, and also fro the Northeast Quadrant Maps of the Circum-Pacific Region. The new project also involves bathymetric and geologic mapping of the Pacific and Caribbean margins of the Central American Isthmus. A substantial amount of new information of the Middle America Trench has been acquired through DSDP Legs 67 and 84.

  7. American Valve: Proposed Penalty (2010-CW-1411)

    Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

    DOE alleged in a Notice of Proposed Civil Penalty that American Valve, Inc. failed to certify a variety of showerheads as compliant with the applicable water conservation standards.

  8. Americans with Disabilities Act Signed (1990)

    Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

    The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) prohibits discrimination and ensures equal opportunity for persons with disabilities in employment, State and local government services, public...

  9. The Smithsonian American Art Museum GATEWAY Demonstration

    Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

    View the video about using LEDs in a GATEWAY demonstration at the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington, DC, including an interview with lighting designer Scott Rosenfeld.

  10. Comments of North American Electric Reliability Corporation ...

    Office of Environmental Management (EM)

    RFI. North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) More Documents & Publications City Utilities of Springfield Missouri Comments on Smart Grid RFI: Addressing Policy and...

  11. North American Renewables Registry (Multiple States)

    Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

    The North American Renewables Registry (NAR) provides a Web-based platform trusted to create, track, and manage renewable energy certificate (REC) origination for clean generation facilities and...

  12. New American Home 2011, Orlando, Florida (Brochure)

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    Not Available

    2010-12-01

    This brochure details the New American Home 2011, which demonstrates the use of innovative building materials, cutting-edge design, and the latest construction techniques.

  13. American Energy and Manufacturing Competitiveness Summit

    Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

    The American Energy and Manufacturing Competitiveness Summit will bring together leaders and perspectives from industry, government, academia, national laboratories, labor, and policy organizations...

  14. Wanderlust: rootlessness and restlessness in American culture, 1950-1970 

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    Lepine, Amy

    2013-02-22

    Historian Ray Billington, in arguing that the "migratory compulsion" in Americans is partly the result of the influence of the frontier on American history, claims: "If students of the American character can agree upon any ...

  15. American Indian Studies Program at Haskell Indian Nations University

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    Chenault, Venida

    2001-03-01

    currently offered by American Indian Studies meeting requirements for the major include: A1S301 Introduction to American Indian Studies - 3 credit hours Introduces students to the American Indian Studies (AIS) discipline, but also challenges the standard... currently offered by American Indian Studies meeting requirements for the major include: A1S301 Introduction to American Indian Studies - 3 credit hours Introduces students to the American Indian Studies (AIS) discipline, but also challenges the standard...

  16. Scientific American: "Tall Trees Sucked Dry by Global Warming...

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    Scientific American: "Tall Trees Sucked Dry by Global Warming" June 7, 2015 Scientific American: "Tall Trees Sucked Dry by Global Warming" A well-known scientific principle...

  17. North American Market Challenges for Diesel Engines | Department...

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

    American Market Challenges for Diesel Engines North American Market Challenges for Diesel Engines 2004 Diesel Engine Emissions Reduction (DEER) Conference Presentation: Gale Banks...

  18. American Gas Association Memorandum Summarizing Ex Parte Communication...

    Energy Savers [EERE]

    Memorandum Summarizing Ex Parte Communication American Gas Association Memorandum Summarizing Ex Parte Communication On October 9, 2014, a workshop was hosted by the American Gas...

  19. Laboratory Demonstration of a New American Low-Head Hydropower...

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    Demonstration of a New American Low-Head Hydropower Turbine 68bhydrogreensmallhydroch11.ppt More Documents & Publications Real World Demonstration of a New American...

  20. North American SynchroPhasor Initiative (NASPI) Technical Report...

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    Phasor Tools Visualization North American SynchroPhasor Initiative (NASPI) Technical Report - Phasor Tools Visualization This technical report was developed by the North American...

  1. Energy Secretary Moniz Will Host North American Energy Ministers...

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

    highlight three key areas, including: 1) North American data collaboration, 2) Mexico's energy reform and its implications for the North American energy sector, and 3) creating a...

  2. The Economic and Educational Impact of Native American Art Markets

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    Wray, Taylor Elaine

    2015-01-01

    Institute of American Indian Arts: Modernism and U.S. Indianand Charlotte Klonk. Art History: A Critical Introduction toCompany and Native American Art. Flagstaff, AZ: Northland

  3. Energy Department Selects Five Native American Communities to...

    Office of Environmental Management (EM)

    Selects Five Native American Communities to Receive Technical Assistance for Tribal Renewable Energy Project Development Energy Department Selects Five Native American...

  4. Laboratory Demonstration of a New American Low-Head Hydropower...

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

    Laboratory Demonstration of a New American Low-Head Hydropower Turbine Laboratory Demonstration of a New American Low-Head Hydropower Turbine Laboratory Demonstration of a New...

  5. North American Energy Ministers Take Further Action on Energy...

    Office of Environmental Management (EM)

    North American Energy Ministers Take Further Action on Energy Security and the Environment North American Energy Ministers Take Further Action on Energy Security and the...

  6. American Energy Data Challenge Hackathons - "Apps For Energy...

    Energy Savers [EERE]

    American Energy Data Challenge Hackathons - "Apps For Energy": Turning Energy Data into Working Apps in 24 Hours American Energy Data Challenge Hackathons - "Apps For Energy":...

  7. Energy Department Authorizes American LNG Marketing LLC's Application...

    Energy Savers [EERE]

    American LNG Marketing LLC's Application to Export Liquefied Natural Gas Energy Department Authorizes American LNG Marketing LLC's Application to Export Liquefied Natural Gas...

  8. Energy Secretary Moniz Will Host North American Energy Ministers...

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    three key areas, including: 1) North American data collaboration, 2) Mexico's energy reform and its implications for the North American energy sector, and 3) creating a resilient...

  9. North American Natural Gas Markets

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    1989-02-01

    This report summarizes die research by an Energy Modeling Forum working group on the evolution of the North American natural gas markets between now and 2010. The group's findings are based partly on the results of a set of economic models of the natural gas industry that were run for four scenarios representing significantly different conditions: two oil price scenarios (upper and lower), a smaller total US resource base (low US resource case), and increased potential gas demand for electric generation (high US demand case). Several issues, such as the direction of regulatory policy and the size of the gas resource base, were analyzed separately without the use of models.

  10. American Recovery and Reinvestment Act

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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 Homesum_a_epg0_fpd_mmcf_m.xls" ,"Available from WebQuantity ofkandz-cm11 OutreachProductswsicloudwsiclouddenDVA N C E D B L O O D S TAPropaneand Los Alamos NationalAmerican Recovery

  11. African Americans and the Spanish-American War and Philippine Insurrection: Military Participation, Recognition, and Memory, 1898-1904

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    Russell, Timothy Dale

    2013-01-01

    American Rebel in the Philippine, 1899-1901. ” The PacificSpanish-American War and Philippine Insurrection: Militaryofficers serving in the Philippines), acknowledged that the

  12. The Automobile in American History History 392

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    Fletcher, Robin

    1 The Automobile in American History History 392 Consider Resources Primary Resources: letters. popular), theses, the Web Check subject guide: How-to & Help Research by Subject History American History Find Background Information The following titles are shelved in the Stauffer Library Reference

  13. AmericanSociety of Civil Engineers

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    AmericanSociety of Civil Engineers Civil Engineering Body of Knowledge for the 21st Century Preparing the Civil Engineer for the Future Second Edition Prepared by the Body of Knowledge Committee Engineers--Registered in U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. American Society of Civil Engineers 1801

  14. The Great American Education-Industrial Complex

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    Johnson Jr.,, Ray

    The Great American Education-Industrial Complex Ideology, Technology, and Profit Anthony G. Picciano & Joel Spring The Great American Education-Industrial Complex examines the structure and nature in a powerful common entity, and detail how the educational-industrial complex has grown and strengthened its

  15. ACCEPTABLE HUMANITIES (HU) COURSES * African American Studies

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    American Literature CAS AA 215 Arts of Africa and its Diaspora American & New England Studies CAS AM 200 and the Art of Film History of Art and Architecture All 100-, 200-, and 300-level CAS AH lecture courses offered in the History of Art & Architecture Department Modern Languages and Comparative Literature CAS LC

  16. American Cooler Technologies: Order (2013-CE-5305)

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    DOE ordered American Cooler Technologies to pay a $8,000 civil penalty after finding American Cooler Technologies had failed to certify that certain models of walk-in coolers or freezers (WICF) components comply with the applicable energy conservation standards.

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

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    Ramirez Vargas, Erika Michelle

    2011-01-01

    Cinema . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Burton, Julianne, ed. Cinema and Social Change in LatinYears of the New Latin American Cinema. London: British Film

  18. Citizen science in archaeology

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    Smith, ML

    2014-01-01

    Ge- ographic Information (VGI) in Theory and Practice,Geographic Information (VGI) encompasses both field data andlarge data sets generated by VGI also cap- ture the variable

  19. ILC Citizens' Task Force

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    workers for 20 to 30 years of operation, diversifying the local community with an infusion of skilled, well-paid workers and their families. "In the United States, since we...

  20. PP-66 Citizens Derby

    Office of Environmental Management (EM)

    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 Homesum_a_epg0_fpd_mmcf_m.xls" ,"Available from WebQuantity of Natural GasAdjustmentsShirley Ann Jackson About1996How to ApplytheExecutive71.1 OMBPositions (Expired)

  1. A Citizen's Guide

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

    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 Center Home Page on Delicious Rank EERE: Alternative FuelsofProgram:Y-12 Beta-3 Racetracks25 AMO PeerServices6Program Management » A

  2. Laboratory disputes citizens' lawsuit

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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 Homesum_a_epg0_fpd_mmcf_m.xls" ,"Available from WebQuantityBonneville Power Administration would likeUniverseIMPACTThousand CubicResourcelogo and masthead BerkeleySite IndexRear bikeLab

  3. Advertising Stigmatas: The Evolution of Advertising in American Poetic Culture

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    Spies, Elizabeth Jean

    2010-01-01

    artificial theatricality of the American home and housewife became blended, amalgamated with the vision

  4. A Gradual Reawakening: Broadacre City and a New American Agrarianism

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    Wise, Ella

    2013-01-01

    Green Development, and Renewable Energy. 2nd ed. AmericanCritical Agrarianism. ” Renewable Agriculture and Food

  5. Ethanol Pathways in the 2050 North American Transportation Futures Study

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    2009-01-18

    A paper discussing the various ethanol pathways in the 2050 North American Transportation Futures Study

  6. American Journal of Science and TechnologyAmerican Journal of Science and TechnologyAmerican Journal of Science and TechnologyAmerican Journal of Science and Technology 2014; 1(4): 168-181

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    Grujicic, Mica

    American Journal of Science and TechnologyAmerican Journal of Science and TechnologyAmerican Journal of Science and TechnologyAmerican Journal of Science and Technology 2014; 1(4): 168-181 Published online August 30, 2014 (http://www.aascit.org/journal/ajst) Keywords Injection Over-Molding, Polymer

  7. EIS-0468: American Centrifuge Plant in Piketon, OH | Department...

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    EIS-0468: Final Environmental Impact Statement Proposed American Centrifuge Plant in Piketon, Ohio Pike County, Ohio...

  8. Measuring the speed of light and the moon distance with an occultation of Mars by the Moon: a Citizen Astronomy Campaign

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    Zuluaga, Jorge I; Moncada, Jonathan; Quijano-Vodniza, Alberto; Rojas, Mario; Ariza, Leonardo D; Vanegas, Santiago; Aristizábal, Lorena; Salas, Jorge L; Ocampo, Luis F; Ospina, Jonathan; Gómez, Juliana; Cortés, Helena

    2015-01-01

    In July 5th 2014 an occultation of Mars by the Moon was visible in South America. Citizen scientists and professional astronomers in Colombia, Venezuela and Chile performed a set of simple observations of the phenomenon aimed to measure the speed of light and lunar distance. This initiative is part of the so called "Aristarchus Campaign", a citizen astronomy project aimed to reproduce observations and measurements made by astronomers of the past. Participants in the campaign used simple astronomical instruments (binoculars or small telescopes) and other electronic gadgets (cell-phones and digital cameras) to measure occultation times and to take high resolution videos and pictures. In this paper we describe the results of the Aristarchus Campaign. We compiled 9 sets of observations from sites separated by distances as large as 2,500 km. We achieve at measuring the speed of light in vacuum and lunar distance with uncertainties of few percent. The goal of the Aristarchus Campaigns is not to provide improved val...

  9. Era Bell Thompson: Observations of an American Daughter on the American South and the African Congo

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    Zacharias, Karenbeth Garvin

    2012-12-31

    ERA BELL THOMPSON: REFLECTIONS IN THE MIRROR OBSERVATIONS OF AN AMERICAN DAUGHTER ON THE AMERICAN SOUTH AND THE AFRICAN CONGO BY KARENBETH G. ZACHARIAS Submitted to the graduate degree program in History and the Graduate Faculty of the University... not have been possible but for the enormous support provided by the Department of History at the University of Kansas. In addition, I would like to thank the Departments of African and African American Studies and Humanities and Western Civilization...

  10. Chasing the illusive American dream: an historical analysis of Mexican-American education, employment, and culture 

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    Ham, Arwen Eugene

    2013-02-22

    in partial fulfil/ment of the requirements of the UNIVERSITY UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH FELLOWS April 2004 Major: Psychology CHASING THE ILLUSIVE AMERICAN DREAM: AN HISTORICAL ANALYSIS OF MEXICAN-AMERICAN EDUCATION, EMPLOYMENT, AND CULTURE A Senior Honors... Approved as to style and content by: s~= Sara Alpe (Fellows Advisor) April 2004 Major: Psychology ABSTRACT Chasing the Illusive American Dream: An Historical Analysis of Mexican-Atnerican Education, Employment, and Culture. (April 2004) Arwen...

  11. “American” Pictures and (Trans-)National Iconographies: Mapping Interpictorial Clusters in American Studies

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    Hebel, Udo J.

    2015-01-01

    Knutson. Norman Rockwell: Pictures for the American People.Photographic Memories: Private Pictures, Public Images, andP. 2003. Mitchell, W. J. T. Picture Theory. Chicago: U of

  12. Depression in Chinese American Immigrant Adults: An Exploration of Culturally Based Manifestations, Structure, and Measurement

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    Wong, Rose

    2009-01-01

    1 Study 1: Depression in Chinese American immigrants: Social52 Study 3: The Chinese American Depression Scale (CADS-9):structure of depression in Chinese American immigrants: An

  13. Review: Still Struggling for Equality: American Public Library Services with Minorities by Plummer Alston Jones, Jr

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    Lu, Yang

    2005-01-01

    1991). American public library service to the immigrantEquality: American Public Library Services with Minoritiesfor the American public library enterprise. Libraries,

  14. The North American Free Trade Agreement: A Legal Analysis of Effects and Opportunities

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    Steinberg, Richard

    1994-01-01

    Proposed North American Free Trade Agreement,' August 12,Proposed North American Free Trade Agreement," August 12,THE NORTH AMERICAN FREE TRADE AGREEMENT: A LEGAL ANALYSIS OF

  15. The American ballpark : a structural perspective

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    Sweeney, Raymond W. (Raymond Winfield)

    2008-01-01

    A recent boom in ballpark construction in the last decade has brought great attention to the design of these stadiums. The purpose of this thesis is to examine the history of the American ballpark through the 20th century, ...

  16. American Process—Alpena Biorefinery Lessons

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    Breakout Session 1D—Building Market Confidence and Understanding I: Integrated Biorefinery (Lessons Learned and Best Practices) American Process—Alpena Biorefinery Lessons Theodora Retsina, Chief Executive Officer, America Process Inc.

  17. EIS-0468: American Centrifuge Plant, Piketon, Ohio

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    This EIS evaluates the environmental impacts of construction, operation, and decommissioning of the American Centrifuge Plant (ACP), located on DOE reservation in Piketon, Ohio. (DOE adopted this EIS issued by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission on 02/16/2011.)

  18. Sentimental Poetry of the American Civil War

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    Trapp, Marjorie Jane

    2010-01-01

    Company, 1866. Devon, W. A. War Lyrics. New York: SinclairHickey, ed. Ballads of the War. New York: J. Robins, 1862.Eggleston, G. C, ed. American War Ballads and Lyrics. New

  19. Transforming the American Economy Through Innovation

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    Secretary Chu joins Vice President Joe Biden as he details the role the Recovery Act has played in funding innovation that will help build a foundation for a more robust and competitive American...

  20. Organization of Chinese Americans Federal Leadership Training

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    The Organization of Chinese Americans (OCA) will hold its Federal Leadership Training (FLT) on July 18-19, 2013, during its National Convention in Washington, D.C.  The theme of this year’s...