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  1. Microsoft Word - Final Nuclear Materials Management and Safeguards...

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    Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the...

  2. Microsoft PowerPoint - 8_Martyn_NMMSS_2013_Foreign Obligations...

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    Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, The...

  3. Microsoft PowerPoint - 10_ROSE_MARTYN_UPDATED_NMMSS_2014_Foreign...

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    Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, The...

  4. Microsoft PowerPoint - 2A_Wednesday 5-22 830 NMMSS_2013_Presentation...

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    Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the...

  5. Microsoft Word - Foreign Obligation Codes.docx

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    Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the...

  6. Microsoft PowerPoint - 2_hirsh Monday 5-20 Overview.ppt [Compatibility...

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    Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the...

  7. Microsoft PowerPoint - 6_Mitch Hembree_Monday 5-20 1115 NMMSS...

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    Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the...

  8. Geology and hydrocarbon prospects of Latvia

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    Freimanis, A. (Latvian Dept. of Geology, Riga (Latvia)); Margulis, L.; Brangulis, A.; Kanev, S.; Pomerantseva, R. (Inst. of Marine Geology and Geophysics, Riga (Latvia))

    1993-12-06T23:59:59.000Z

    Oil prospects in Latvia are associated with the Baltic syneclise. Latvia occupies about one fourth of that large tectonic depression; zones of oil accumulation continue there from adjacent areas: the Telshai rampart (Lithuania) and the Leba nose (Polish offshore). The oil prospects in separate areas are determined by their position regarding the sources of oil generation--the Gdansk-Kura and Liepaya depressions. The most prospective areas are the Liepaya-Saldus zone of highs and the Pape-Barta trough. The Liepaya-Saldus zone was situated so that the hydrocarbon migration path crossed it. It probably is an important oil accumulation zone. The paper describes the geology of Latvia and the one oil field in Latvia.

  9. Challenges for Lithuania: Ignalina NPP Early Closure

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    Teskeviciene, Birute [Ministry of Economy, Gedimino pr. 38/2, Vilnius, LT-01104 (Lithuania); Harrison, Peter [Central Project Management Agency, S. Konarskio 13, Vilnius, LT-03109 (Lithuania)

    2008-01-15T23:59:59.000Z

    As a condition of accession into the European Union (EU), Lithuania is committed to the closure and decommissioning of Ignalina NPP comprising two RBMK-1500 reactor units (Fig. 1). It was agreed in a special protocol to the Accession Treaty that, in return for adequate EU financial assistance, Unit 1 would be closed before 2005 and Unit 2 by the end of 2009. The first unit was duly shut down on December 31, 2004. Lithuania, which has borders with Russia (Kaliningrad territory), Poland, Latvia and Belarus, spent fifty years as part of the Soviet Union and was deeply integrated into its economy and electrical infrastructure. At the break-up of the USSR, Lithuania inherited electricity generating capacity designed to supply the north-west region including ownership of Ignalina NPP located in the north-east of the country. Ignalina NPP Unit 1 was commissioned in 1983, Unit 2 in 1987; the planned lifespan of each unit was 30 years. Construction of a third unit was started but never completed. Since Lithuania became independent in 1990, Ignalina NPP has typically contributed more than 70% of national power supply. The town of Visaginas (population approx. 30,000) was purpose built to serve the plant and staff were brought in from throughout the USSR. With 3200 direct employees, Ignalina NPP remains by far the largest employer. Although there are pockets of Russian-language speakers in communities throughout Lithuania, Visaginas is the only example on a whole-town scale. Thus closure of Ignalina NPP within the restricted timescale required by the EU Accession Treaty commitment set an exceptional challenge to Lithuania. However, since the preparatory phase of decommissioning started in 2000, notable progress has been made, experience gained and lessons learnt. At present Unit 1 remains partially fueled in a state of care and maintenance. Partly burnt fuel is being transferred from Unit 1 to Unit 2 for further irradiation in order to minimize the commitment of new fuel thereby reducing operating costs and the final quantity of spent fuel. Design and construction of the facilities for spent fuel storage, waste processing and free-release is ongoing. The siting of the Near Surface Repository is now in the final stages of approval and construction of the landfill facility is under tendering. In order to facilitate the approval process and minimize the transport of waste, both disposal facilities will be within the boundary of the NPP site. Approximately 450 staff are employed at the shutdown Unit 1 for the safe maintenance of essential systems. The total staffing level at the plant is currently being reduced by around 200 each year, with a larger release to take place at the closure of Unit 2. It is envisaged that 2000 staff will be required for the dismantling operations. Although Ignalina NPP is still in the early stages of closure and decommissioning, some important lessons have already been learnt: Firstly, the importance considering social and financial issues as well as technical factors in deciding the decommissioning strategy. This should be done before the preparation is started of the FDP. The same broad consideration should also be given to the economic restructuring of the local area. Consultation is necessary with local and national authorities, and other stakeholders up to ensure a common vision. At Ignalina NPP it was considered essential to staff morale and the maintenance of a strong safety culture to guarantee the special social and employment benefits to dismissed staff in law [9]. At the same time, measures were also adopted to encourage certain key personnel to remain at the plant until closure. The case of Lithuania, which at independence had no legislative framework or management infrastructure for radioactive waste, may be exceptional; however, for all decommissioning projects it is necessary to have, from the outset, a clear strategy on waste storage and disposal. Finally, coordination at all levels must be assured, especially with the involvement of the nuclear regulators and other regulatory authorities, t

  10. Changing Demographics in Latvia by Changing Ethnic Law

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    Cooper, Zachary L.

    2008-08-04T23:59:59.000Z

    This thesis examines language and citizenship laws in Latvia to determine how they have been used to change Latvia's internal ethnic identity and external geopolitical relations. A discourse analysis of two of the region's major news sources...

  11. WHO REPORT ON THE GLOBAL TOBACCO EPIDEMIC, 2013

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    WHO World Health Organization

    2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lithuania,I Data not reported Kazakhstan None Kyrgyzstan LatviaIreland Israel Italy Kazakhstan Kyrgyzstan Latvia Lithuania

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

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    2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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  13. Advocacy Coalitions in East European Sex Tourism: The Case of Latvia

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    Dean, Laura A.

    2011-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

    The widening of the European Union and the emergence of budget airlines have brought with them a host of challenges to new member states like Latvia. A result of the economic polarization and its disproportionate effect ...

  14. TREE RINGS OF NORWAY SPRUCE (PICEA ABIES (L.) KARSTEN) IN LITHUANIA AS DROUGHT INDICATORS

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    TREE RINGS OF NORWAY SPRUCE (PICEA ABIES (L.) KARSTEN) IN LITHUANIA AS DROUGHT INDICATORS A. Vitas growth of Norway spruce in Lithuania during 20th century has been conducted. Hypothesis of the study century are attributed. Keywords: air temperature, drought, Norway spruce, pointer year, precipitation

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  18. RECENT ADVANCES in HEAT and MASS TRANSFER

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    Kostic, Milivoje M.

    Bashir Suleiman ,UNITED ARAB EMIRATES Dagmar Janacova, CZECH REPUBLIC Jonas Gylys, LITHUANIA Jurij Krope Ali Elghalban, PAKISTAN Andrejs Reinfelds, LATVIA Andris Buikis, LATVIA Asad Salem, UNITED STATES, UNITED STATES Milivoje Kostic, UNITED STATES Mohammadmasoud Azhdari moghaddam, IRAN Nenad Kazic

  19. Physica A 362 (2006) 465470 Fractionally integrated process for transition economics

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    Stanley, H. Eugene

    Engineering, University of Rijeka, Rijeka, Croatia, Rudjer Boskovic Institute, Zagreb, Croatia b Center Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Russia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Croatia, Lithuania, Estonia and Latvia. All

  20. in Luxembourg Information brochure

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    van der Torre, Leon

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  1. Book Review. The 20th Century Libraries in the Baltic Sea Regions. Transactions of the National Library of Estonia

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    Giullian, Jon C.

    2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    ’s treatment of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania is balanced and devoid of nationalistic Jingoism or patriotic bias. His conclusions reflect general patterns in the data, neither overstating nor understating similarities and differences. Arida...

  2. UNECE Timber Committee Market Discussions 8th October 2003

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    Ukraine Yugoslavia Croatia Hungary Million m3 Source: JP database, UNECE/FAO #12;12 0 2 4 6 8 1990 1992.8 1 1.2 Estonia Latvia Czech Lithuania Croatia Hungary Belarus Poland Slovakia Yugoslavia Slovenia

  3. Perspectives on the United States Health Care System by International students from the newly independent states of the former Soviet Union and a comparison of former Soviet countries' and the United States Health Care Systems

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    Leuenberger, Larissa Diane

    2013-02-22T23:59:59.000Z

    of Institutional Studies and Planning, 2001). The research of this thesis was limited to students of the NIS: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bclarus, Estonia, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine... 22 Q-5 In what country were you born? Q-6 1 Armenia 2 Azerbaijan 3 Belarus 4 Georgia 5 Kazakhstan 6 Kyrgyzstan 7 Latvia 8 Lithuania 9 Moldova 10 Russia 11 Tajikistan 12 Turkmenistan 13 Ukraine 14 Uzbekistan 15 Other (Please Specify...

  4. Fusion Electricity A roadmap to the realisation of fusion energy

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    Fusion Electricity A roadmap to the realisation of fusion energy #12;28 European countries signed association EURaToM ­ University of latvia LATVIA lithuanian Energy Institute LITHUANIA Ministry of Education and Research ROMANIA Ministry of Education, science, culture and sport SLOVENIA centro de Investigaciones

  5. UNIVERSITY OF LUXEMBOURG GUIDING PRINCIPLES FOR

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    van der Torre, Leon

    protection of Intellectual property rights (IPR), licensing of these IPR and the creation of spin- off) The Rectorate will draw up an annual report on the status and development of the IPR portfolio held by the UL

  6. The University of Luxembourg at a Glance

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    van der Torre, Leon

    a new home on the Belval brownfield site in the Cité des Sciences, about 20 km southwest of the capital

  7. Luxembourg: Energy Resources | Open Energy Information

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  8. Latvia: Energy Resources | Open Energy Information

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  9. COST ACTON A22: Exploring New Ways to Explore the Future www.costa22.org COST Action A22

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    Technology and Innovation, Denmark Technology Foresight inside: ·Energy ·Agriculture ·Biotechnologies/08/2003 Switzerland 14/07/2004LithuaniaFinland 06/08/2003 Sweden 11/06/2003LatviaEstonia 20/11/2003 Spain 25 and the context of sustainability will necessitate a cross- disciplinary approach in drawing experience

  10. The European tobacco control report 2007

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    World Health Organization

    2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Netherlands Republic of Moldova The European tobacco control report 2007 pagepage 9 Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, the Republic of Moldova, Netherlands,Netherlands Norway Poland Portugal Republic of Moldova Romania Russian Federation Serbia Slovakia Slovenia The European tobacco control report 2007 page

  11. Lithuania: Energy Resources | Open Energy Information

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  12. Medieval Female Spirituality and the Wound of Christ in Folio 331r of Bonne of Luxembourg’s Prayer Book

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    Walker, Paige M.

    2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    UK: University of Exeter Press, 1998. 21-66. Margery Kempe.The Book of Margery Kempe. Trans.Staley in The Book of Margery Kempe. New York: Norton, 2001.

  13. EUDEEP (Smart Grid Project) (Latvia) | Open Energy Information

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  14. Industry turns its attention south

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    Marhefka, D. [Russian Petroleum Investor, Moscow (Russian Federation)

    1997-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

    The paper discusses the outlook for the gas and oil industries in the Former Soviet Union and Eastern Europe. Significant foreign investment continues to elude Russia`s oil and gas industry, so the Caspian nations of Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan are picking up the slack, welcoming the flow of foreign capital to their energy projects. Separate evaluations are given for Russia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Armenia, Belarus, Georgia, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Moldova, Tajikstan, Uzbekistan, Albania, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, and Serbia.

  15. Presidentialism, Parliamentarism, and Democracy Reconsidered

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    Yeh, Yao-Yuan

    2014-06-26T23:59:59.000Z

    through regular elections and guarantee civil liberties, thereby reducing political violence (Kitschelt 1986). Within a similar line of studies, scholars note that resources are essential to sustain and mobilize violent activities (Dalton, Sickle... Violence Albania 1998 999 1.41 Latvia 1996 1200 1.81 Argentina* 1995 1079 1.68 Lithuania 1997 1009 1.82 Armenia 1997 2000 1.85 Macedonia 1998 995 1.67 Australia 1995 2048 1.63 Moldova 1996 984 2.13 Bangladesh 1996 1525 1.13 New Zealand 1998 1201 1.60 Brazil...

  16. Hitzler Towards an Intelligent World Wide Web Luxembourg March 2008 Keys for Unlocking the

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    Hitzler, Pascal

    March 2008 AIFBReaSem Slide 12/77 Application Scenario: Rolls Royce · Manufacturer of turbines and propelling devices · Rolls Royce needs solutions for the supervision of

  17. Deputy Secretary of Energy Meets with President of Latvia | Department of

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  18. Minerals yearbook: Mineral industries of Europe and central Eurasia. Volume 3. 1992 international review

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    1992-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Volume III, Minerals Yearbook -- International Review contains the latest available mineral data on more than 175 foreign countries and discusses the importance of minerals to the economies of these nations. Since the 1989 International Review, the volume has been presented as six reports. The report presents the Mineral Industries of Europe and Central Eurasia. The report incorporates location maps, industry structure tables, and an outlook section previously incorporated in the authors' Minerals Perspectives Series quinquennial regional books, which are being discontinued. This section of the Minerals Yearbook reviews the minerals industries of 45 countries: the 12 nations of the European Community (EC); 6 of the 7 nations of the European Free Trade Association (EFTA); Malta; the 11 Eastern European economies in transition (Albania, Bosnia and Hercegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czechoslovakia, Hungary, Macedonia, Poland, Romania, Serbia and Montenegro, and Slovenia); and the countries of Central Eurasia (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Estonia, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgystan, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan).

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    of Glasgow Collection: Computer Technologies and Information Sciences 94 Biofuel and Bioenergy implementation scenarios Summary: of biofuels for the transport sector in...

  20. Travaux mathematiques, Volume 19 (2011), 125166, c Universite du Luxembourg Berezin-Toeplitz quantization and its kernel expansion

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    Ma, Xiaonan - Institut de Mathématiques de Jussieu, Université Paris 7

    of these expansions. Contents 1 Introduction 126 2 Quantization of K¨ahler manifolds 126 2.1 Bergman projections . . . . . . . . . . . . 141 2.6 Algebra of Toeplitz operators, Berezin-Toeplitz star-product . . . 145 2.7 Quantization geometric data of the manifold and prequantum bundle they found extensive and deep applications in the study

  1. Inferring catchment precipitation by doing hydrology backward: A test in 24 small and mesoscale catchments in Luxembourg

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    Kirchner, James W.

    Inferring catchment precipitation by doing hydrology backward: A test in 24 small and mesoscale September 2012; published 10 October 2012. [1] The complexity of hydrological systems and the necessary simplification of models describing these systems remain major challenges in hydrological modeling. Kirchner

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

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    WHO

    2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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  3. Tolerance for Income Inequality and Redistributive Preferences: Cross-nation and Multilevel Perspectives

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    Tay, Thiam Chye

    2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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  4. Levels of magnesium compounds of different solubility in predominant soil types in Lithuania, effects on agricultural plants.

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    Rutkauskien?, Rasa

    2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    ??In Europe the views on the demand of magnesium by agricultural plants as well as on the need for magnesium fertilization are different. In European… (more)

  5. NETHERLANDS Copyright 2009. The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York. Center for International Earth Science

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    Columbia University

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  6. Report: An Updated Annual Energy Outlook 2009 Reference Case...

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  8. Master of Science in Banking and Finance

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    van der Torre, Leon

    Luxembourg School of Finance ­ Master of Science in Banking and Finance ­ FACULTYOFLAW School of Finance. In its seven years of existence, the University of Luxembourg has earned a place in Luxembourg's intellectual, economic and cultural life. This is particularly so in the area of finance

  9. Studies of leukemia and thyroid disease among Chernobyl clean-up workers from the Baltics

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    Inskip, P.D. [National Cancer Institute, Rockville, MD (United States); Tekkel, M.; Rahu, M. [Institute of Experimental and Clinical Medicine, Tallinn (Estonia)] [and others

    1997-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Following the reactor accident at Chernobyl in late April of 1986, hundreds of thousands of men from throughout the former Soviet Union were sent to Chernobyl to entomb the damaged reactor, remove radioactive debris, and help decontaminate the local environment. They remained for an average of three months and were allowed to accumulate up to 25 cGy of radiation before being sent home. Doses for some workers may have exceeded the allowable limit. The experience of Chernobyl clean-up workers is potentially informative about cancer risk associated with protracted exposure to low levels of radiation. Cohorts of clean-up workers from the Baltic Republics were assembled for study, based on military records and other lists. The study population includes 4,833 men from Estonia 5,709 from Latvia and at least 5,446 from Lithuania, where a pilot study is underway. They are being monitored for cancer incidence through linkages with the corresponding national cancer registries. Biodosimetric assays, including fluorescent in situ hybridization (FISH) for chromosome translocation analysis and the glycophorin A (GPA) somatic cell mutation assay, are being used to supplement information about radiation doses from worker records and questionnaires. Thyroid screening examinations, including palpation, ultrasound and, selectively, fine-needle aspiration biopsies were performed on nearly 2,000 workers in the Estonian cohort (mean age, 40 y) during the spring of 1995, nine years after the reactor accident. The study is still in progress. Work began first in Estonia, and results presented here pertain to this subgroup except as otherwise noted. The average age at the time of arrival at Chernobyl was 31 years. 62% were sent in 1986. Possible reasons for the apparent absence or rarity of radiation-induced thyroid nodules include low and protracted doses, low susceptibility among men exposed as adults, and insufficient passage of time since the accident.

  10. WHO REPORT ON THE GLOBAL TOBACCO EPIDEMIC, 2013

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    2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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    rich countries, including the G-7 countries and 15 others ranging from Australia to Finland to Luxembourg to Switzerland. 9 Three especially noteworthy sets of figures show how...

  12. Immigration Control in the Age of Migration

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    Wong, Tak Kei

    2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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    Raimonds Vejonis signed the agreement, which will provide for repatriation to Russia of SovietRussian-origin nuclear fuel from Latvia's shutdown research reactors at...

  19. The power of the family

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    Alesina, Alberto; Giuliano, Paola

    2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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  20. The power of the family

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    Alesina, Alberto; Giuliano, Paola

    2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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  1. Legislating for smoke-free workplaces

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    World Health Organization

    2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    1991), Ireland (1995), Kazakhstan (1996), Latvia (1994),1994), Italy (1985), Kazakhstan (1996), Kyrgyzstan (1992),applicable X C139 C148 Kazakhstan Not applicable C148 C155

  2. Essays in Open Economy Monetary Policy

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    Castro, Pedro

    2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Croatia Jordan Denmark Kazakhstan Dominican Republic EgyptJamaica Japan Jordan Kazakhstan Latvia Lebanon MauritiusEgypt India Jordan Kazakhstan Pakistan Russia Tunisia

  3. Stories of the Twentieth Century for the Twenty-First

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    Gourinchas, Pierre-Olivier; Obstfeld, Maurice

    2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    while four more (Hungary, Kazakhstan, Russia, and Slovenia)Brazil, Peru, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Ukraine, Bulgaria,Republic in 2003, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Russia, Slovenia, and

  4. http://onlinex.mit.edu/bigdata Registrations by Country

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    Jackson, Daniel

    Cyprus Kazakstan Portugal Ukraine Czech Republic Kenya Puerto Rico United Arab Emirates Denmark Kuwait Qatar United Kingdom Ecuador Latvia Republic of Korea United States Vietnam #12;http

  5. E-Print Network 3.0 - aivars aboltins aigars Sample Search Results

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

    District Riga, Latvia Source: Massachusetts at Amherst, University of - Center for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Building Energy Efficiency Program Collection:...

  6. Understanding Democratic Congruence: A Demand-Supply Perspective

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    Welzel, Christian; Klingemann, Hans-Dieter

    2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Ireland Philippines India Croatia France Argentina Luxemb.S. Korea Domin. R. Jordan Croatia Latvia Morocco BrazilSlovenia Uruguay Mexico Croatia Brazil Domin. R. Cyprus

  7. Use and analysis of new optimization techniques for decision theory and data mining

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    Moreno Centeno, Erick

    2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Latvia Australia N. Zealand Croatia Cyprus InsI Country 2Belgium Brazil Canada Chile Croatia Cyprus Denmark EstoniaAustria Belgium Canada Croatia Cyprus Denmark Estonia Israel

  8. Nordisk kernesikkerhedsforskning Norrnar kjarnryggisrannsknir

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    such as reprocessed enriched uranium and weapons grade plutonium provided different challenges and there were. Latvian Environment, Geology and Meteorology Centre, Latvia. jberzins at la

  9. BNY Mellon -Leading the way across the globe Manchester Metropolitan University

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    BNY Mellon - Leading the way across the globe Manchester Metropolitan University 2012 #12;Page 2 business Established The Bank of New York Securities Co. Japan, Ltd. Established BNY Luxembourg Acquired) Luxembourg A radical increase in product breadth and global reach Early adopters of mainframe technology 1900

  10. GREEN GUIDE MAISON AM GROND

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    van der Torre, Leon

    . There are some good habits while cooking which can help us to reduce the energy consumption. Some good habits are the problem that the garbage collectors from the City of Luxembourg didn't want to take the garbage which with such implementation. Out team investigated and confirmed that the City of Luxembourg is collecting the organic wastes

  11. 1 | P a g e Natasha T. Dimova, Ph.D

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    Paytan, Adina

    ", Faculty of Chemistry, Department of Analytical Chemistry, Sofia, Bulgaria MSc in Inorganic and Analytical Chemistry, Advisers: Prof. Ivelin Kuleff and Dr. Evgeny Taskaev Thesis topic: Determination of plutonium of Luxembourg, Luxembourg, March ­ May, 2003 Intercomparison analysis for determination of uranium and radium

  12. Energy Conscious Scheduling Johnatan E. Pecero

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    Lefèvre, Laurent

    Energy Conscious Scheduling Johnatan E. Pecero University of Luxembourg January 18, 2012 Green Days of Luxembourg Friday, January 20, 2012 #12;Johnatan E. Pecero Green Approaches · Hardware approach ­ Energy, microsoft) 9 Friday, January 20, 2012 #12;Johnatan E. Pecero Green Approaches · Hardware approach ­ Energy

  13. Global Nuclear Energy Partnership Inaugural Steering Group Meeting...

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

  14. Democracy and Economic Demands in Russia and Ukraine: Lessons for Democratic Theory

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    Shulga, Mayia

    2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    1994. “Political Values in Russia, Ukraine and Lithuania:Christensen, Paul T. 1999. Russia’s Workers in Transition:Democratisation: Evidence from Russia and Ukraine,” Europe-

  15. Energy Indicators for Sustainable Development: Guidelines and...

    Open Energy Info (EERE)

    FactsheetsEnglishindicators.pdf Country: Brazil, Cuba, Lithuania, Mexico, Russia, Slovakia, Thailand UN Region: South-Eastern Asia, "Latin America and Caribbean" is...

  16. Essays on Political Economy of Religion

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    Grigoriadis, Theocharis Nikolaou

    2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Macedonia Vote percentage Montenegro Germany Year Source:Lithuania Spain-UC Ireland Spain-LC Albania MontenegroSlovakia Montenegro Czech Republic-LC Denmark Liberal

  17. agricultural runoff contaminants: Topics by E-print Network

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

    P.O Box 173, Kjelsaas, N-0411 Oslo, Norway 3 National Environmental-00251 Helsinki, Finland 8 Lithuania University of Agriculture, Water Management Department, 4324 Kaunas. The...

  18. Washington State University INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMS

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    Collins, Gary S.

    Botswana 2 41 Lebanon 5 75 United Arab Emirates 1 8 Brazil 6 42 Lithuania 3 76 United Kingdom 9 9 Canada 50

  19. E-Print Network 3.0 - aukalnis algis kadzys Sample Search Results

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

    Information System? 12;Forest Products Marketing - LITHUANIA Dr. ... Source: Louisiana Forest Products Development Center Collection: Renewable Energy 2 JOURNAL OF BACTERIOLOGY,...

  20. Brussels, 29 April 2005 EU-JAPAN Summit -2 May 2005

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    in Luxembourg on 2 May 2005. Alongside European Commission President José Manuel Durão Barroso and European. President Barroso said: "I am looking forward to my first Summit meeting with Prime Minister Koizumi. EU

  1. Kevoree Modeling Framework (KMF): Efficient modeling techniques for runtime use

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    Paris-Sud XI, Université de

    ´ez´equel3 1 University of Luxembourg Interdisciplinary Center for Security, Reliability and Trust (Sn with a specific DSML for cloud are extensively exchanged, cloned and compared in order to manage the maintenance

  2. Reducing Petroleum Consumption from Transportation

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    Knittel, Christopher Roland

    2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    The United States consumes more petroleum-based liquid fuel per capita than any other OECD high-income country—30 percent more than the second-highest country (Canada) and 40 percent more than the third-highest (Luxembourg). ...

  3. newsletternewsletter EUROPEAN FUSION DEVELOPEMENT AGREEMENT

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    . Bulgaria and Romania hope to do so in 2007. After earlier expansions from 6 to 15 members, we are now Republic, Hungary, Latvia and Romania. All of the Associations in the new MS and candidate countries

  4. Renewable Energy Projections as Published in the National

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    , the Netherlands, Portugal, Romania, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom. For the following Member States 116 Germany 116 Estonia 116 Ireland 116 Greece 116 Spain 116 France 116 Italy 116 Cyprus 116 Latvia

  5. A r c t i c Barents Sea

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    Martin, Jeff

    Ri Vychegda R U S S I AC A N A D A U.K.IRE. ICELAND NORWAY SWEDEN FINLAND LATVIA LITH. BELARUS UKRAINE POLAND DENMARK GERMANY EST. KAZ. JAPAN (DENMARK) Greenland (NORWAY) Svalbard (NORWAY) (NORWAY) CHINA UNITED

  6. Cross-National Differences in Attitudes towards Homosexuality

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    Smith, Tom W.

    2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    20 th , Slovenia 21 st , Croatia 23 rd , Latvia 27 th ,In 11 countries (Chile, Croatia, Czech Republic, Mexico,Wrong at all Don’t Know Croatia Always Wrong Almost Always

  7. ACADEMIC DELEGATION VISITS 2008 -2014

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    Di Pillo, Gianni

    ACADEMIC DELEGATION VISITS GRAPHICS 2008 - 2014 #12;Europe: Macedonia, Estonia, Romania, Bosnia, Germany, Estonia, Romania, Turkey, Belarus Asia: Kazakhstan, Russia, Thailand, Japan, Armenia, China, Brazil North America: Mexico, Canada Total Visits: 30 Europe: Czech Republic, Latvia, Germany, Romania

  8. Nordisk kernesikkerhedsforskning Norrnar kjarnryggisrannsknir

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    ), Juka Lehto (5) and Brit Salbu (6) (1) Risø National Laboratory for Sustainable Energy, DTU, Denmark (2+3) Uppsala University, Sweden (4) Institute of Physics, Lithuania (5) University of Helsinki, Finland (6

  9. Subsidy schemes in EU t i M ti ti dcountries: Motivations and

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    ) - Lithuania FIT Soft loans, exemptions from pollution tax Poland TGC RES exempted from excise tax Romania TGC 2008 Fi l d Sweden United Kingdom National RE Targets Poland Portugal Romania Slovenia Slovak Finland

  10. International Credentials

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    Reif, John H.

    Lithuania* 71 Uganda 110 Cuba 33 Malaysia 72 Ukraine 111 Cyprus* 34 Mexico 73 United Arab Emirates 112 Czech Republic* 35 Mongolia 74 United Kingdom* 113 Dem. Republic of Congo 36 Morocco 75 Uruguay 114 Denmark* 37

  11. IIE Transactions (2007) 39, 314 Copyright C "IIE"

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    Morton, David

    supports the Second Line of Defense (SLD) program of the US Department of Energy. The smuggling of nuclear Republic, Lithuania, Bulgaria, Kyrgyzstan, Georgia, Greece and France, and in the major- ity of the cases

  12. JOURNALDE PHYSIQUE IV Colloque C5, supplCmentau Journal de Physique 11, Volume S,juin 1995

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    Boyer, Edmond

    Chemistry,Faculty of Chemistry, Vilnius University,2734 Vilnius, Lithuania Abstract. A new process temperature, the sublimation rate stronglydepends on the precursor'sfree surface inside the source: the vapour

  13. Effects of Local Adaptation of Invasion Success: A Case Study of Rhithropanopeus harrisii

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    Boyle, Terrence Michael

    2013-06-04T23:59:59.000Z

    , Europe (including the Adriatic Sea, Baltic Sea, Belgium, Britain, Bulgaria, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Lithuania, Mediterranean Sea, Netherlands, North Sea, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Spain, and the Ukraine), Africa (Tunisia) and Asia....E. Atlantic 1991 Europe Italy Adriatic Sea 1994 Europe Belgium North Sea 1994 Europe England N.E. Atlantic 1996 Europe Lithuania Baltic Sea 2000 Europe France Mediterranean 2000 Europe Finland Baltic Sea 2008 North America United States San Francisco...

  14. The Euro as More than a Currency: How Salient is the European Single Currency to Europeans

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    Hayes, Laura J.

    2010-07-14T23:59:59.000Z

    , Spain, France, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Austria, Finland 2003 Non-EMU includes Denmark, United Kingdom, Sweden 2008 EMU includes Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Malta... For Sample For Sample EMU Countries % N % N Austria 79.2 933 69.8 906 -11.87% Belgium 88.2 1047 83 989 -5.90% Cyprus 62.6 473 Finland 76.9 1015 78.7 999 2.34% France 79.4 1040 73.3 1043 -7.68% Germany 73.3 1928 70.7 1501 -3.55% Greece 74...

  15. Stability comparison of two absolute gravimeters: optical versus atomic interferometers

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    Gillot, Pierre; Landragin, Arnaud; Santos, Franck Pereira Dos; Merlet, Sébastien

    2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    We report the direct comparison between the stabilities of two mobile absolute gravimeters of different technology: the LNE-SYRTE Cold Atom Gravimeter and FG5X\\#216 of the Universit\\'e du Luxembourg. These instruments rely on two different principles of operation: atomic and optical interferometry. The comparison took place in the Walferdange Underground Laboratory for Geodynamics in Luxembourg, at the beginning of the last International Comparison of Absolute Gravimeters, ICAG-2013. We analyse a 2h10 duration common measurement, and find that the CAG shows better immunity with respect to changes in the level of vibration noise, as well as a slightly better short term stability.

  16. Progress in Low and Intermediate Level Operational Waste Characterization and Preparation for Disposal at Ignalina NPP

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    Poskas, P.; Adomaitis, J. E.; Ragaisis, V.

    2003-02-25T23:59:59.000Z

    In Lithuania about 70-80% of all electricity is generated at a single power station, Ignalina NPP, which has two RBMK-1500 type reactors. Units 1 and 2 will be closed by 2005 and 2010, respectively, taking into account the conditions of the long-term substantial financial assistance rendered by the European Union, G-7 countries and other states as well as international institutions. The Government approved the Strategy on Radioactive Waste Management. Objectives of this strategy are to develop the radioactive waste management infrastructure based on modern technologies and provide for the set of practical actions that shall bring management of radioactive waste in Lithuania in compliance with radioactive waste management principles of IAEA and with good practices in force in European Union Member States. SKB-SWECO International-Westinghouse Atom Joint Venture with participation of Lithuanian Energy Institute has prepared a reference design of a near surface repository for short-lived low and intermediate level waste. This reference design is applicable to the needs in Lithuania, considering its hydro-geological, climatic and other environmental conditions and is able to cover the expected needs in Lithuania for at least thirty years ahead. Development of waste acceptance criteria is in practice an iterative process concerning characterization of existing waste, repository development, safety and environmental impact assessment etc. This paper describes the position in Lithuania with regard to the long-term management of low and intermediate level waste in the absence of finalized waste acceptance criteria and a near surface repository.

  17. Green Student Residence Award Make your residence more sustainable

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    van der Torre, Leon

    Green Student Residence Award Make your residence more sustainable OIKOS Luxembourg in collaboration with the Cell for Sustainable Development and SEVE Logement invites all students living in University-residences to participate in the Green Student Residence Award. How to participate? Build a Team

  18. Qualification of the microseismic monitoring technique applied to the risk of colfapse in iron ore mines

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    Paris-Sud XI, Université de

    basin in Lorraine extends between the eitles of Luxembourg in the north and Nancy (France) in the south and the Jurassic (Tincelin, 1958). This deposit is virtually horizontal with a regulär average slope of 3, geothermal phenomena (Moriya H., Niitsuma H., 1996), the recovery of gas and oil, and the surveillance

  19. SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

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    van der Torre, Leon

    Report on SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT 2 0 1 1 ­ 2 0 1 2 ISCN-GULF Charter Report #12;3 1. FACILITIES with projects of our University's Cell for Sustainable Development; it also presents evidence for steady alike. THIS REPORT This is the second report on sustainable development at the University of Luxembourg

  20. Our profile FDEF Academic programmes

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    van der Torre, Leon

    Private and Public International Law Contract and Consumer Protection Law Media and electronic Chair in European & International Tax Law Deutsche Bank Chair in Finance SES Chair in Satellite Law UBS (Luxembourg) privileged partnership European Investment Bank CEPS/INSTEAD STATEC 3 Strategic

  1. Comparing public policies in multilevel governance systems: tobacco control in the European Union

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    Goerdel, Holly Thompson

    2009-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

    Austria: Tobacco Control?????????? 41 Belgium: Tobacco Control ?????????.. 44 Denmark: Tobacco Control ????????? 48 Finland: Tobacco Control ????????.?. 51 France: Tobacco Control ????????.?.. 53 Germany: Tobacco Control... countries in the European Union: Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Netherlands, and the United Kingdom. I add to this historical account empirical evidence in support of how...

  2. Mathematics Master acadmique

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    van der Torre, Leon

    Master in Mathematics ­ Master académique ­ General Mathematics Financial Mathematics The numbers faculty. #12;4 The Master in Mathematics at the University of Luxembourg provides a broad education and a strong background in Mathematics. It enables our students to proceed to the forefront of knowledge in one

  3. Campus Limpertsberg -Tuesday 23 April 2013 Public lecture series: Beckerich on the way to

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    van der Torre, Leon

    Campus Limpertsberg - Tuesday 23 April 2013 Public lecture series: Beckerich on the way to energy autarchy Science and Citizens meet Challenges of Sustainability Public lecture on Energy: Beckerich on the way to energy autarchy An example in Luxembourg: Beckerich. The transition from the fossil

  4. Une analyse des liens entre types de Green IT et stratgies RSE

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    Boyer, Edmond

    : France (2013)" #12;ABSTRACT This communication addresses the issue of the adoption of green technologiesUne analyse des liens entre types de Green IT et stratégies RSE An analysis of links between Green/INSTEAD (Luxembourg), CREM R�SUM� Cette communication aborde la question de l'adoption des technologies vertes ou

  5. http://news.mongabay.com/2005/1122-wwf.html Illegal timber trade in Europe driving global forest loss and poverty

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    loss and poverty News release from WWF 22 Nov 2005 Gland, Switzerland ­ Unless urgent action is taken a difference in both conserving the world's most important forests and help alleviate poverty," said Duncan of Luxembourg. "The has made poverty a central plank of its EU presidency yet its consumption of illegal timber

  6. Economic crises and political party disaffection

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    Mackland, Carol L

    1983-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    AND CORRELATIONAL PROCEDURES This analysis utilizes the following countries as a representative sample of Western Democratic nations: Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, West Germany, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, The Netherlands, Great Britain, Norway, Sweden...: t t Environmental party (Sweden); Venstre (Norway); Venstre Socialistik, Socialistik Folkpartei, Ecologistes (Denmark); Ecologistes (Belgium); Democrates '66, Political Party Radikalen, Pacifistisch Socialist Party (The Netherlands); Die Grunen-The Green...

  7. Working paper-Ariane Knig V.3.10.2014 Overview on the `Sustainable transport policy'

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    van der Torre, Leon

    1 Working paper-Ariane König ­ V.3.10.2014 Overview on the `Sustainable transport policy' of the University of Luxembourg This is a living document that evolves over time (Version October 2014) Questions a national strategy for sustainable mobility (Mobilité Durable (MoDu)), with implications for urban planning

  8. A Report on Surgery 101: The first 100,000 downloads What is Surgery 101?

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    MacMillan, Andrew

    Republic of 21 Eritrea 3 United Arab Emirates 460 France 123 Latvia 21 Zambia 3 Singapore 432 Turkey 116 Region Downloads % United States 39,870 39 Canada 17,854 18 United Kingdom 12,058 12 Asia 8,255 8 Europe #12;Worldwide download data in detail Country # Country # Country # Country # United States 39

  9. Job 4459300 Ref.No. Prepd. CHP/GEA

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    Auditing of Buildings and Inspection of Boilers and Air- conditioning Systems Final report Institutional in large buildings 5 2.2 Article 8, Inspection of boilers 6 2.3 Article 9, Inspection of air-conditioning, responsibility for buildings, boilers and air-con systems in Latvia is divided as illustrated below

  10. Energy saving policy and emission decreasing

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    ,9648,2787,4016,6985,9Electricity consumption E (TWh)3 13,8510,858,1085,7814,32GDP (bill. LVL)2 56765GDP grows (% per year)1Energy saving policy and emission decreasing Latvian experienceLatvian experience Dr. A. Davis, M of fuelNr. Table1. Primary energy consumption in Latvia #12;Introduction Table 2. Formation of pollutants

  11. Copyright 2009. The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York. Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN), Columbia University, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), the World

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    Columbia University

    LATVIA POLAND RUSSIA UKRAINE GRUMPv1 Copyright 2009. The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York. Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN), Columbia University, Columbia University. Available at:http://sedac.ciesin.columbia.edu/gpw/ ´ 0 75 150 Km Lambert Azimuthal

  12. Danish Energy Authority Final Report

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    Danish Energy Authority Final Report Implementation of the EU directive on the energy performance of buildings: Development of the Latvian Scheme for energy auditing of buildings and inspection of boilers Final Report Implementation of the EPB directive in Latvia: Development of the Latvian Scheme for energy

  13. A review of "Ut Pictura Theatrum: Théâtre et peinture de la Renaissance italienne au classicisme français." by Emmanuelle Hénin

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    Kiki Gounaridou And Jessica Russell

    2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    of government of Poland-Lithuania in the sixteenth to eigh- teenth centuries through the perspective of new methodological proposals developed by early modern historians. It is also the first English language book on this period and topic since the fall... truly grateful that we can put away some of the old textbooks and study the history of Poland-Lithuania from several perspectives, not just the Polish one. The book is very well edited and prepared for readers who may be new to the topic. It carries...

  14. Empire, Religious Freedom, and the Legal Regulation of "Mixed" Marriages in Russia*

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    Ahmad, Sajjad

    Empire, Religious Freedom, and the Legal Regulation of "Mixed" Marriages in Russia* Paul W. Werth. Petersburg, Russia); LVIA Lietuvos Valstybes Istorijos Archyvas (Vilnius, Lithuania). 1 Highlighting only, Converging Worlds: Religion and Community in Peasant Russia, 1861­1917 (DeKalb, IL, 2003); Valerie Kivelson

  15. ISSN 1897-1695 (online), 1733-8387 (print) 2007 GADAM Centre, Institute of Physics, Silesian University of Technology.

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    contents (up to 813 pMC), probably indicating releases of the particulate material. Keywords: Ignalina NPP and all other types of biota. In case of the Ignalina NPP, Lithuania, the importance of 14 C is also due inventory in graphite (7.0Ã?1014 Bq in all the irradiated graphite constructions of a reactor) (Maceika et al

  16. Effect of drought and fires on the quality of water in Lithuanian rivers Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 7(3), 423427 (2003) EGU

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    Boyer, Edmond

    to the surface water. Keywords: heavy metals, river water quality, Lithuania Introduction Increasingly, negative of secondary heavy metal pollution (Crossland and LaPoint, 1992). These processes may make water bodies unsuitable for human consumption and toxic to organisms living in the water. Heavy metals are harmful

  17. Published: November 23, 2010 r 2010 American Chemical Society 5201 dx.doi.org/10.1021/jp106250a |J. Phys. Chem. B 2011, 115, 52015211

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    Fleming, Graham R.

    Department, Faculty of Physics of Vilnius University, Sauletekio Ave. 9, build. 3, 10222 Vilnius, Lithuania excitation in solid states can be either a neutral exciton or a pair of electrons (e) and holes (h energy (Eb), defined as the energy difference between the e-h continuum and the lowest bound exciton

  18. Lars Andersson Renatas Budrys Vilnius 2002

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    Project Financed by The Swedish Energy Agency Phase II INTEGRATION OF FOREST FUEL HANDLING INTHE ORDINARY Renatas Budrys Forest Department, Ministry of Environment of the Republic of Lithuania Swedish EnergyLars Andersson Renatas Budrys Vilnius 2002 Forest Department, Ministry of Environment

  19. Usage of videomosaic for computed aided analysis of North Sea hard bottom underwater video for baseline study of offshore windmill park

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    New Hampshire, University of

    Rzhanov4 1 Coastal Research and Planning Institute, Klaipda University, Lithuania 2 UNI Research, Norway 3 park on the open North Sea coast at Hävsul area in Norway is one of the first in the world to be build on such extreme high-energy coast. To determine possible environmental impact of this project, baseline study

  20. InsideBauer RED Labs: Start Me Up

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    Azevedo, Ricardo

    : Lithuania 38 Bauer Recognized for Exemplary Internal Audit Program 41 RED Labs: Start Me Up 42 A Unique Adrenaline Rush 62 Cover: The Changing Landscape of Higher Education 64 A Whole New Venture 68 Energy Lecture Opens Doors 72 Bauer's Sales Excellence Institute Named Top University Sales Program 73 Our

  1. The Purpose of Party Manifestos: Relating Party Function and Strategy in Party Manifestos

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    Groves, Jacqueline M

    2013-09-24T23:59:59.000Z

    , Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Iceland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, New Zealand, and Norway. Parliament and government composition database Secondly, in order to determine my independent variable, party experience... not been in government within previous two election cycles and has not been in government for the last five years, it receive a score of .00 (no). For example, using the Social Democratic Party of Denmark’s (SD) manifesto written for the November 22nd, 1966...

  2. Two essays on monetary union and international finance

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    Chen, Nai-Wei

    2005-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

    1, 1999 are Austria, Belgium, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, and Spain. Greece was admitted to the EMU on January 1, 2001. Denmark, Sweden and the United Kingdom are members of EU but not EMU. 7... of non-US firms. In particular, I investigate how corporate governance variables and monetary union affect corporate liquidity. 11 The 12 EMU countries are Austria, Belgium, Finland, France, Germany...

  3. Central Pacific Minerals and Southern Pacific Petroleum detail oil shale activities

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    1986-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

    These two affiliated companies have their major assets in Queensland. Brief summaries are given of the activities of the Rundle, Condor, and Yaamba oil shale projects and brief descriptions are given of the resources found in the Stuart, Nagoorin, Nagoorin South, Lowmead, and Duaringa oil shale deposits of Queensland. The companies also have, or are planning, oil shale projects in the US, Luxembourg, France, and the Federal Republic of Germany, and these are briefly described.

  4. The Cost of Improving Gas Supply Security in the Baltic States

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    Noel, Pierre; Findlater, Sachi; Chyong, Chi Kong

    2012-01-23T23:59:59.000Z

    to replace a failed compressor station on a transmission pipeline; 12 most disruptions caused by pipeline failures could be repaired in a week or less. A failure of the Latvian underground storage could potentially disrupt supply to Estonia and Latvia... it is important to note that both types of disruptions have the same practical consequences. For example in the Baltic States, an accidental pipeline explosion or compressor failure would interrupt gas supply to district heating plants, just as a voluntary...

  5. Ogmios 32

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    Ostler, Nicholas D M

    2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    ) ??Shodikhor Yusufbekov (Tajikistan)“Roshorvi language: Transmission of language skills between generations” ($880) ??Éva Csató (Sweden) “”Teaching resources for the Karaim Summer School in Trakai [Lithuania] in July 2007)”($1000) ??Olga Lovick, Siri Tuttle... city, K.L. hosts spectacular modern buildings, notably the Petronas Twin Towers, and most recently, the‘Eye of Ma- laysia’Ferris wheel. K.L.'s best-preserved colonial build- ings are mostly in Merdeka Square, and its Chinatown is also famous. The Batu...

  6. Supplement 17, Part 6, Parasite-Subject Catalogue: Subject Headings And Treatment

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    Humphrey, Judith M.; Segal, Dorothy B.; Walker, Martha L.; Rayburn, Jane D.; Edwards, Shirley J.

    1972-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    and future Acarology review, goals Africa African veterinary handbook Wharton, G. W. (.jr.), 19?? a Mackenzie, P. Z.j and Simpson, R. ?., 196? a, 297 pp. Africa Ixodoidea , cattle Yeoman, G. H., 19?? a gar diffusion. See Immunity, Gel diffusion.... Agar gel. See Immunity, Gel diffusion. Age of host Arnastauskiene, ?. V., 196? a swine coccidiosis, Lithuania Age of host Chu, K.Y.; Massoud, J.; and Schistosoma haematobium, Sabbaghian, ?., 1966 a Bulinus truncatus Age of host cattle, egg count...

  7. Preparation for Early Termination of Ignalina NPP Operation

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    Poskas, P.; Poskas, R.

    2003-02-26T23:59:59.000Z

    Seimas (Parliament of Lithuania) approved updated National Energy strategy where it is indicated that first Unit will be shutdown before the year 2005 and second Unit in 2009 if funding for decommissioning is available from EU and other donors. In accordance to Ignalina NPP Unit 1 Closure Law the Government of Lithuania approved the Ignalina NPP Unit 1 Decommissioning Program until year 2005. For enforcement of this program, the plan of measures for implementation of the program was prepared and approved by the Minister of Economy. The plan consists of two parts, namely technical- environmental and social-economic. Technical-environmental measures are mostly oriented to the safe management of spent nuclear fuel and operational radioactive waste stored at the plant and preparation of licensing documents for Unit 1 decommissioning. Social-economic measures are oriented to mitigate negative social and economic impact on Lithuania, inhabitants of the region, and, particularly, o n the staff of Ignalina NPP by means of creating favorable conditions for a balanced social and economic development of the region. In this paper analysis of planned activities, licensing requirements for decommissioning, progress in preparation of the Final Decommissioning Plan is discussed.

  8. Job quality in Europe

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    Burchell, Brendan J.; Smith, Mark; Fagan, Colette; O’Brien, Catherine

    2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    flexibility—can also lead to enhanced job quality (Bredgaard and Larsen, 2006; CEC, 2007b), for example, in the form of autonomy and job enlargement. So far, it is only in Finland and Sweden that the Commission finds evidence of such quality workplaces being... . The response rates was 0.48 with most countries, recording rates close to this average, although eight countries—Belgium, Finland, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Poland, Slovenia, Switzerland and the UK—recorded rates below 0.4 (Parent-Thirion et al., 2007: 95...

  9. Poland becoming a member of the Global Nuclear Energy Partnership, Vol. 2.

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    Koritarov, V. K.; Conzelmann, G.; Cirillo, R. R.; Goldberg, S. M.

    2007-03-26T23:59:59.000Z

    Within a constrained carbon environment, the risks of future natural gas supply, and the need to move to market-based electricity prices, the study team found: (1) the deployment of new nuclear energy in Poland itself is very competitive in the next decade or two; (2) if such generation could be made available to Poland prior to deployment of its own nuclear generation facilities, Poland would benefit from partnering with its Baltic neighbors to import electricity derived from new nuclear generation facilities sited in Lithuania; and (3) Poland appears to be a good candidate for a partnership in the Global Nuclear Energy Partnership (GNEP) as an emerging nuclear energy country.

  10. IEA agreement on the production and utilization of hydrogen: 2000 annual report

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    Elam, Carolyn C. [National Renewable Energy Lab., Golden, CO (US)] (ed.)

    2001-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

    The 2000 annual report of the IEA Hydrogen Agreement contains an overview of the agreement, including its guiding principles, latest strategic plan, and a report from the Chairman, Mr. Neil P. Rossmeissl, U.S. Department of Energy. Overviews of the National Hydrogen Programs of nine member countries are given: Canada, Japan, Lithuania, the Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United States. Task updates are provided on the following annexes: Annex 12 - Metal Hydrides and Carbon for Hydrogen Storage, Annex 13 - Design and Optimization of Integrated Systems, Annex 14 - Photoelectrolytic Production of Hydrogen, and, Annex 15 - Photobiological Production of Hydrogen.

  11. The effects of prevention and public health expenditure on measles immunization rates in Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) countries

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    Chen, Christina Melonie

    2009-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

    Belgium* 40 40 0 Canada 185 184 1 Czech Republic 27 23 4 Denmark 15 13 2 Finland 87 41 47 France 90 68 22 Germany 100 86 15 Greece 65 35 30 Hungary** 54 29 24 Iceland 40 40 0 Ireland 78 59 19 Italy 15 15 0 Japan* 50 30 20 Korea 21 20 1....4 Austria 74.0 Belgium 82. Canada** 94.5 Czech Republic 96.9 Denmark 96.0 Finland 97. France 87.1 Germany 93.3 Greece 88.0 Hungary 99.9 Iceland* 99.0 Ireland 81. Italy 85.5 Japan*** 100.0 Korea**** 90.2 Luxembourg 91.0 Mexico 96.4 Netherlands...

  12. Collaborative development of Estonian nuclear master's program

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    Tkaczyk, A. H.; Kikas, A.; Realo, E.; Kirm, M.; Kiisk, M.; Isakar, K.; Suursoo, S.; Koch, R.; Feldbach, E.; Lushchik, A.; Reivelt, K. [Inst. of Physics, Univ. of Tartu, Riia 142, Tartu 51014 (Estonia)

    2012-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

    In 2009 Estonia approved the National Development Plan for the Energy Sector, including the nuclear energy option. This can be realized by construction of a nuclear power plant (NPP) in Estonia or by participation in neighboring nuclear projects (e.g., Lithuania and/or Finland). Either option requires the availability of competent personnel. It is necessary to prepare specialists with expertise in all aspects related to nuclear infrastructure and to meet workforce needs (e.g. energy enterprises, public agencies, municipalities). Estonia's leading institutions of higher education and research with the support of the European Social Fund have announced in this context a new nuclear master's curriculum to be developed. The language of instruction will be English. (authors)

  13. Technical Letter Report - Analysis of Ultrasonic Data on Piping Cracks at Ignalina Nuclear Power Plant Before and After Applying a Mechanical Stress Improvement Process, JCN-N6319, Task 2

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    Anderson, Michael T.; Cumblidge, Stephen E.; Crawford, Susan L.

    2008-02-26T23:59:59.000Z

    Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) is assisting the United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) in developing a position on the management of primary water stress corrosion cracking (PWSCC) in piping systems previously analyzed for leak-before-break (LBB). Part of this work involves determining whether inspections alone are sufficient or if inspections plus mitigation techniques are needed. The work described in this report addresses the reliability of ultrasonic phased-array (PA) examinations for inspection of cracks that have been subjected to the mitigation method of mechanical stress improvement process (MSIP). It is believed that stresses imparted during MSIP may make ultrasonic crack responses in piping welds more difficult to detect and accurately characterize. To explore this issue, data were acquired, both before and after applying MSIP, and analyzed from cracked areas in piping at the Ignalina Nuclear Power Plant (INPP) in Lithuania. This work was performed under NRC Project JCN-N6319, PWSCC in Leak-Before-Break Systems.

  14. The current state of the Russian reduced enrichment research reactors program

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    Aden, V.G.; Kartashov, E.F.; Lukichev, V.A. [and others

    1997-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

    During the last year after the 16-th International Conference on Reducing Fuel Enrichment in Research Reactors held in October, 1993 in Oarai, Japan, the conclusive stage of the Program on reducing fuel enrichment (to 20% in U-235) in research reactors was finally made up in Russia. The Program was started late in 70th and the first stage of the Program was completed by 1986 which allowed to reduce fuel enrichment from 80-90% to 36%. The completion of the Program current stage, which is counted for 5-6 years, will exclude the use of the fuel enriched by more than 20% from RF to other countries such as: Poland, Czeck Republick, Hungary, Roumania, Bulgaria, Libya, Viet-Nam, North Korea, Egypt, Latvia, Ukraine, Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan. In 1994 the Program, approved by RF Minatom authorities, has received the status of an inter-branch program since it was admitted by the RF Ministry for Science and Technical Policy. The Head of RF Minatom central administrative division N.I.Ermakov was nominated as the Head of the Russian Program, V.G.Aden, RDIPE Deputy Director, was nominated as the scientific leader. The Program was submitted to the Commission for Scientific, Technical and Economical Cooperation between USA and Russia headed by Vice-President A. Gore and Prime Minister V. Chemomyrdin and was given support also.

  15. Global threat reduction initiative Russian nuclear material removal progress

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    Cummins, Kelly [DOE/NNSA (United States); Bolshinsky, Igor [INL/NNSA (United States)

    2008-07-15T23:59:59.000Z

    In December 1999 representatives from the United States, the Russian Federation, and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) started discussing a program to return to Russia Soviet- or Russian-supplied highly enriched uranium (HEU) fuel stored at the Russian-designed research reactors outside Russia. Trilateral discussions among the United States, Russian Federation, and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) have identified more than 20 research reactors in 17 countries that have Soviet- or Russian-supplied HEU fuel. The Global Threat Reduction Initiative's Russian Research Reactor Fuel Return Program is an important aspect of the U.S. Government's commitment to cooperate with the other nations to prevent the proliferation of nuclear weapons and weapons-usable proliferation-attractive nuclear materials. To date, 496 kilograms of Russian-origin HEU have been shipped to Russia from Serbia, Latvia, Libya, Uzbekistan, Romania, Bulgaria, Poland, Germany, and the Czech Republic. The pilot spent fuel shipment from Uzbekistan to Russia was completed in April 2006. (author)

  16. Global analysis of data on the spin-orbit-coupled A {sup 1{Sigma}}{sub u}{sup +} and b {sup 3{Pi}}{sub u} states of Cs{sub 2}

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    Bai, Jianmei; Ahmed, E. H.; Beser, B.; Guan, Y.; Kotochigova, S.; Lyyra, A. M.; Ashman, S.; Wolfe, C. M.; Huennekens, J.; Xie, Feng; Li, Dan; Li, Li; Tamanis, M.; Ferber, R.; Drozdova, A.; Pazyuk, E.; Stolyarov, A. V.; Danzl, J. G.; Naegerl, H.-C.; Bouloufa, N. [Physics Department, Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19122 (United States); Department of Physics, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18015 (United States); Department of Physics and Key Lab of Atomic and Molecular Nanoscience, Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084 (China); Laser Center, Department of Physics, University of Latvia, 19 Rains Blvd., Riga LV-1586 (Latvia); Department of Chemistry, Moscow State University, GSP-2 Leninskie gory 1/3, Moscow RU-119992 (Russian Federation); Institut fuer Experimentalphysik und Zentrum fuer Quantenphysik, Universitaet Innsbruck, Technikerstrasse 25, A-6020 Innsbruck (Austria); Laboratoire Aime Cotton, CNRS, Universite Paris-Sud, Bat. 505, F-91405 Orsay Cedex (France); Department of Physics and Astronomy, SUNY, Stony Brook, New York 11794-3800 (United States)

    2011-03-15T23:59:59.000Z

    We present experimentally derived potential curves and spin-orbit interaction functions for the strongly perturbed A {sup 1{Sigma}}{sub u}{sup +} and b {sup 3{Pi}}{sub u} states of the cesium dimer. The results are based on data from several sources. Laser-induced fluorescence Fourier transform spectroscopy (LIF FTS) was used some time ago in the Laboratoire Aime Cotton primarily to study the X {sup 1{Sigma}}{sub g}{sup +} state. More recent work at Tsinghua University provides information from moderate resolution spectroscopy on the lowest levels of the b {sup 3{Pi}}{sub 0u}{sup {+-}} state as well as additional high-resolution data. From Innsbruck University, we have precision data obtained with cold Cs{sub 2} molecules. Recent data from Temple University was obtained using the optical-optical double resonance polarization spectroscopy technique, and finally, a group at the University of Latvia has added additional LIF FTS data. In the Hamiltonian matrix, we have used analytic potentials (the expanded Morse oscillator form) with both finite-difference (FD) coupled-channel and discrete variable representation (DVR) calculations of the term values. Fitted diagonal and off-diagonal spin-orbit functions are obtained and compared with ab initio results from Temple and Moscow State universities.

  17. Progress and Status of the Ignalina Nuclear Power Plant's New Solid Waste Management and Storage Facilities

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    Rausch, J.; Henderson, R.W. [NUKEM Technologies GmbH, Alzenau (Germany); Penkov, V. [State Enterprise Ignalina Nuclear Power Plant, Visaginas (Lithuania)

    2008-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

    A considerable amount of dry radioactive waste from former NPP operation has accumulated up to date and is presently stored at the Ignalina NPP site, Lithuania. Current storage capacities are nearly exhausted and more waste is to come from future decommissioning of the two RMBKtype reactors. Additionally, the existing storage facilities does not comply to the state-of-the-art technology for handling and storage of radioactive waste. In 2005, INPP faced this situation of a need for waste processing and subsequent interim storage of these wastes by contracting NUKEM with the design, construction, installation and commissioning of new waste management and storage facilities. The subject of this paper is to describe the scope and the status of the new solid waste management and storage facilities at the Ignalina Nuclear Power Plant. In summary: The turnkey contract for the design, supply and commission of the SWMSF was awarded in December 2005. The realisation of the project was initially planned within 48 month. The basic design was finished in August 2007 and the Technical Design Documentation and Preliminary Safety Analyses Report was provided to Authorities in October 2007. The construction license is expected in July 2008. The procurement phase was started in August 2007, start of onsite activities is expected in November 2007. The start of operation of the SWMSF is scheduled for end of 2009. (authors)

  18. Insights Gained from Ultrasonic Testing of Piping Welds Subjected to the Mechanical Stress Improvement Process

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    Anderson, Michael T.; Cinson, Anthony D.; Crawford, Susan L.; Diaz, Aaron A.; Moran, Traci L.

    2010-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) is assisting the United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) in developing a position on the management of primary water stress corrosion cracking (PWSCC) in leak-before-break piping systems. Part of this involves determining whether inspections alone, or inspections plus mitigation, are needed. This work addresses the reliability of ultrasonic testing (UT) of cracks that have been mitigated by the mechanical stress improvement process (MSIP). The MSIP has been approved by the NRC (NUREG-0313) since 1986 and modifies residual stresses remaining after welding with compressive, or neutral, stresses near the inner diameter surface of the pipe. This compressive stress is thought to arrest existing cracks and inhibit new crack formation. To evaluate the effectiveness of the MSIP and the reliability of ultrasonic inspections, flaws were evaluated both before and after MSIP application. An initial investigation was based on data acquired from cracked areas in 325-mm-diameter piping at the Ignalina Nuclear Power Plant (INPP) in Lithuania. In a follow-on exercise, PNNL acquired and evaluated similar UT data from a dissimilar metal weld (DMW) specimen containing implanted thermal fatigue cracks. The DMW specimen is a carbon steel nozzle-to-safe end-to-stainless steel pipe section that simulates a pressurizer surge nozzle. The flaws were implanted in the nozzle-to-safe end Alloy 82/182 butter region. Results are presented on the effects of MSIP on specimen surfaces, and on UT flaw responses.

  19. The criteria of fracture in the case of the leak of pressure vessels

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    Habil; Ziliukas, A.

    1997-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

    In order to forecast the break of the high pressure vessels and the network of pipes in a nuclear reactor, according to the concept of leak before break of pressure vessels, it is necessary to analyze the conditions of project, production, and mounting quality as well as of exploitation. It is also necessary to evaluate the process of break by the help of the fracture criteria. In the Ignalina Nuclear Power Plant of, in Lithuania, the most important objects of investigation are: the highest pressure pipes, made of Japanese steel 19MN5 and having an anticorrosive austenitic: coal inside, the pipes of distribution, which arc made of 08X1810T steel. The steel of the network of pipes has a quality of plasticity: therefore the only criteria of fragile is impossible to apply to. The process of break would be best described by the universal criteria of elastic - plastic fracture. For this purpose the author offers the criterion of the double parameter.

  20. Laser-Induced Damage in Optical Materials: 2005, Proceedings of SPIE,

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    Exarhos, Gregory J.; Guenther, Arthur H.; Ristau, Detlev; Lewis, Keith L.; Soileau, M. J.; Stolz, Christopher J.

    2005-12-27T23:59:59.000Z

    This volume contains papers presented at the 37th Annual Symposium on Optical Materials for High-Power Lasers that was held at the National Institute of Standards and Technology in Boulder, Colorado, 19-21 September 2005. The symposium was cosponsored by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (USA), and the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (USA). Cooperating organizations were the Center for High Technology Materials at the University of New Mexico (USA), Laser Zentrum Hannover e.V. (Germany), the National Institute of Standards and Technology (USA), QinetiQ (United Kingdom), and the College of Optics and Photonics, CREOL and FPCE, University of Central Florida (USA). The symposium, was attended by 145 scientist and engineers from China, France, Lithuania, Russia, France, Germany, Japan, the Netherlands, Russia, the United States, and the United Kingdom. One-third of the attendees and nearly half of the presentations were from abroad. A mini-symposium on Tuesday afternoon, that addressed damage issues associated with petawatt lasers, highlighted our growing interest in the emerging area. Including the mini-symposium, 87 papers were presented in oral and poster sessions.

  1. IPIRG-2 task 1 - pipe system experiments with circumferential cracks in straight-pipe locations. Final report, September 1991--November 1995

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    Scott, P.; Olson, R.; Marschall, C.; Rudland, D. [and others

    1997-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

    This report presents the results from Task 1 of the Second International Piping Integrity Research Group (IPIRG-2) program. The IPIRG-2 program is an international group program managed by the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (US NRC) and funded by a consortium of organizations from 15 nations including: Bulgaria, Canada, Czech Republic, France, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Republic of Korea, Lithuania, Republic of China, Slovak Republic, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, and the United States. The objective of the program was to build on the results of the IPIRG-1 and other related programs by extending the state-of-the-art in pipe fracture technology through the development of data needed to verify engineering methods for assessing the integrity of nuclear power plant piping systems that contain defects. The IPIRG-2 program included five main tasks: Task 1 - Pipe System Experiments with Flaws in Straight Pipe and Welds Task 2 - Fracture of Flawed Fittings Task 3 - Cyclic and Dynamic Load Effects on Fracture Toughness Task 4 - Resolution of Issues From IPIRG-1 and Related Programs Task 5 - Information Exchange Seminars and Workshops, and Program Management. The scope of this report is to present the results from the experiments and analyses associated with Task 1 (Pipe System Experiments with Flaws in Straight Pipe and Welds). The rationale and objectives of this task are discussed after a brief review of experimental data which existed after the IPIRG-1 program.

  2. Geohydromechanical Processes in the Excavation Damaged Zone in Crystalline Rock, Rock Salt, and Indurated and Plastic Clays

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    Tsang, Chin-Fu; Bernier, Frederic; Davies, Christophe

    2004-06-20T23:59:59.000Z

    The creation of an excavation disturbed zone or excavation damaged zone is expected around all man-made openings in geologic formations. Macro- and micro-fracturing, and in general a redistribution of in situ stresses and rearrangement of rock structures, will occur in this zone, resulting in drastic changes of permeability to flow, mainly through the fractures and cracks induced by excavation. Such an EDZ may have significant implications for the operation and long-term performance of an underground nuclear waste repository. Various issues of concern need to be evaluated, such as processes creating fractures in the excavation damaged zone, the degree of permeability increase, and the potential for sealing or healing (with permeability reduction) in the zone. In recent years, efforts along these lines have been made for a potential repository in four rock types-crystalline rock, salt, indurated clay, and plastic clay-and these efforts have involved field, laboratory, and theoretical studies. The present work involves a synthesis of the ideas and issues that emerged from presentations and discussions on EDZ in these four rock types at a CLUSTER Conference and Workshop held in Luxembourg in November, 2003. First, definitions of excavation disturbed and excavation damaged zones are proposed. Then, an approach is suggested for the synthesis and intercomparison of geohydromechanical processes in the EDZ for the four rock types (crystalline rock, salt, indurated clay, and plastic clay). Comparison tables of relevant processes, associated factors, and modeling and testing techniques are developed. A discussion of the general state-of-the-art and outstanding issues are also presented. A substantial bibliography of relevant papers on the subject is supplied at the end of the paper.

  3. SILER: Seismic-Initiated events risk mitigation in Lead-cooled Reactors

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    Forni, M. [ENEA, Via Martin di Monte Sole 4, 40129 Bologna (Italy); De Grandis, S. [SINTEC, Via Santo Stefano 20, 40125 Bologna (Italy)

    2012-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

    SILER is a Collaborative Project, partially funded by the European Commission, aimed at studying the risk associated to seismic initiated events in Generation IV Heavy Liquid Metal reactors and developing adequate protection measures. The attention is focused on the evaluation of the effects of earthquakes (with particular regards to beyond design seismic events) and to the identification of mitigation strategies, acting both on structures and components design (as well as on the development of seismic isolation devices) which can also have positive effects on economics, leading to an high level of plant design standardization. Attention is also devoted to the identification of plant layout solutions able to avoid risks of radioactive release from both the core and other structures (i.e. the spent fuel storage pools). Specific effort is paid to the development of guidelines and design recommendations for addressing the seismic issue in next generation reactor systems. In addition, consideration will be devoted to transfer the knowledge developed in the project to Generation III advanced systems, in line with the objective of the SNE-TP SRA to support present and future Light Water Reactors and their further development, for which safety issues are key aspects to be addressed. Note, in this respect, that the benefits of base isolation in terms of response to design seismic actions are already widely recognized for Generation III LWRs, along with the possibility of a significant standardization of structural and equipment design. SILER activities started on October 1 st 2011 and are carried out by 18 partners: ENEA (Italy, Coordinator), AREVA NP SAS (France), SCK-CEN (Belgium), FIP Industriale (Italy), MAURER SOHENE (Germany), EC-JRC (Ispra (Italy)), SINTEC (Italy), KTH (Sweden), BOA-BKT (Germany), IDOM (Spain), ANSALDO (Italy), IPUL (Latvia), NUMERIA (Italy), VCE (Austria), SRS (Italy), CEA (France), EA (Spain), NUVIA (France). (authors)

  4. Comparison of Candidate Sites for installation of Landfill facility at Ignalina NPP Site Using Fuzzy Logic Approach

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    Poskas, P.; Kilda, R. [Lithuanian Energy Institute, Kaunas (Lithuania); Poskas, G. [Vytautas Magnus University, Kaunas (Lithuania)

    2008-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

    There is only one nuclear power plant in Lithuania - Ignalina NPP (Nuclear Power Plant). Two similar units with installed capacity of 1500 MW (each) were commissioned in 1983 and 1987 respectively. But the first Unit of Ignalina NPP was finally shutdown December 31, 2004, and second Unit is planned to be shutdown before 2010. Operational radioactive waste of different activities is generated at Ignalina NPP. After closure of INPP a waste from decommissioning should be managed also. According to Lithuanian regulatory requirements (1) the waste depending on the activity must be managed in different ways. In compliance with this Regulation very low-level radioactive waste (VLLW) could be disposed of in a Landfill facility. In such case very simple engineered barriers are required. A cap on the top of the repository is necessary from long-term safety point of view. Experience has shown that the effective and safe isolation of waste depends on the performance of the overall disposal system, which is formed by three major components: the site, the disposal facility and the waste form. The basic objective of the siting process is to select a suitable site for disposal and demonstrate that this site has characteristics which provide adequate isolation of radionuclides from the biosphere for desired periods of time. The methodology and results on evaluation and comparison of two candidate sites intended for construction of Landfill facility at Ignalina NPP site are presented in the paper. Criteria for comparison are based on the IAEA (International Atomic Energy Agency) recommendations (2). Modeling of the radionuclide releases has been performed using ISAM (Improving of Safety Assessment Methodologies for Near Surface Disposal facilities) methodology (3). For generalization of the information and elaboration of the recommendations Fuzzy Logic approach was used (4). (authors)

  5. LIDEM unit for the production of methyl tert-butyl ether from butanes

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    Rudin, M.G.; Zadvornov, M.A.

    1994-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

    One of the basic problems in the production of motor fuels is how to obtain high-octane unleaded gasolines that will meet today`s ecological requirements. The term {open_quotes}reformulated gasolines{close_quotes} has come into general use throughout the world to denote fuels with a certain chemical composition. These gasolines consist of preselected components; as shown by worldwide experience, they must include oxygen-containing compounds that are distinguished by high octane numbers and low reactivities. Standards in effect in the United States, Japan, and certain Western European countries require that automotive gasolines must contain at least 2-4% by weight of oxygen-containing compounds (calculated as oxygen). In the last 15 years, in order to meet these requirements, production has been set up in various countries for the manufacture of high-octane oxygen-containing components known as oxygenates. The most common of these is methyl tert-butyl ether (MTBE), obtained by etherification of isobutene by methanol. Process technology developed by this last organization was used as the basis for constructing a unit in the Nizhnekamskneftekhim Production Association and at the Mazheikyai Petroleum Refinery in Lithuania. MTBE production has been held back mainly by a shortage of isobutene, which is obtained mainly from butane-butene cuts produced in cat crackers. In order to alleviate this shortage, it has been proposed that MTBE should be obtained from saturated C{sub 4} hydrocarbons that are recovered in processing oilfield associated gas, and also in the refinery from primary distillation units, catalytic reformers, and hydrocrackers. A working design was developed in 1991-1992 by Lengiproneftekhim for a basically new combination unit designed for the processing of saturated C{sub 4} hydrocarbons, which has been termed the LIDEM unit (Leningrad - isomerization - dehydrogenation - MTBE).

  6. Summary of the contractor information exchange meeting for improving the safety of Soviet-Designed Nuclear Power Plants, February 19, 1997

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    NONE

    1997-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

    This report summarizes a meeting held on February 19, 1997, in Washington, D.C. The meeting was held primarily to exchange information among the contractors involved in the U.S. Department of Energy`s efforts to improve the safety of Soviet-designed nuclear power plants. Previous meetings have been held on December 5-6, 1995, and May 22, 1996. The meetings are sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy and coordinated by the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. The U.S. Department of Energy works with countries to increase the level of safety at 63 Soviet-designed nuclear reactors operating in Armenia, Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Lithuania, Russia, Slovakia, and Ukraine. The work is implemented largely by commercial companies and individuals who provide technologies and services to the countries with Soviet-designed nuclear power plants. Attending the meeting were 71 representatives of commercial contractors, the U.S. Department of Energy, the U.S. Department of State, national laboratories, and other federal agencies. The presentations and discussions that occurred during the exchange are summarized in this report. While this report captures the general presentation and discussion points covered at the meeting, it is not a verbatim, inclusive record. To make the report useful, information presented at the meeting has been expanded to clarify issues, respond to attendees` requests, or place discussion points in a broader programmatic context. Appendixes A through F contain the meeting agenda, list of attendees, copies of presentation visuals and handouts, the Strategy Document discussed at the meeting, and a summary of attendees` post-meeting evaluation comments. As with past information exchanges, the participants found this meeting valuable and useful. In response to the participant`s requests, a fourth information exchange will be held later in 1997.

  7. Romania: Brand-New Engineering Solutions

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    Ken Allen; Lucian Biro; Nicolae Zamfir; Madalina Budu

    2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    The HEU spent nuclear fuel transport from Romania was a pilot project in the framework of the Russian Research Reactor Fuel Return Program (RRRFR), being the first fully certified spent nuclear fuel shipment by air. The successful implementation of the Romanian shipment also brought various new technology in the program, further used by other participating countries. Until 2009, the RRRFR program repatriated to the Russian Federation HEU spent nuclear fuel of Russian origin from many countries, like Uzbekistan, Czech Republic, Latvia, Hungary, Kazakhstan and Bulgaria. The means of transport used were various; from specialized TK-5 train for the carriage of Russian TUK-19 transport casks, to platform trains for 20 ft freight ISO containers carrying Czech Skoda VPVR/M casks; from river barge on the Danube, to vessel on the Mediterranean Sea and Atlantic Ocean. Initially, in 2005, the transport plan of the HEU spent nuclear fuel from the National Institute for R&D in Nuclear Physics and Nuclear Engineering 'Horia Hulubei' in Magurele, Romania considered a similar scheme, using the specialized TK-5 train transiting Ukraine to the destination point in the Russian Federation, or, as an alternative, using the means and route of the spent nuclear fuel periodically shipped from the Bulgarian nuclear power plant Kosloduy (by barge on the Danube, and by train through Ukraine to the Russian Federation). Due to impossibility to reach an agreement in due time with the transit country, in February 2007 the US, Russian and Romanian project partners decided to adopt the air shipment of the spent nuclear fuel as prime option, eliminating the need for agreements with any transit countries. By this time the spent nuclear fuel inspections were completed, proving the compliance of the burn-up parameters with the international requirements for air shipments of radioactive materials. The short air route avoiding overflying of any other countries except the country of origin and the country of destination also contributed to the decision making in this issue. The efficient project management and cooperation between the three countries (Russia, Romania and USA) made possible, after two and a half years of preparation work, for the first fully certified spent nuclear fuel air shipment to take place on 29th of June 2009, from Romanian airport 'Henri Coanda' to the Russian airport 'Koltsovo' near Yekaterinburg. One day before that, after a record period of 3 weeks of preparation, another HEU cargo was shipped by air from Romanian Institute for Nuclear Research in Pitesti to Russia, containing fresh pellets and therefore making Romania the third HEU-free country in the RRRFR program.