Sample records for lithuania luxembourg monaco

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

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    WHO

    2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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

  2. Challenges for Lithuania: Ignalina NPP Early Closure

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    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

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

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    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

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

    National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

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

  5. Microsoft PowerPoint - 8_Martyn_NMMSS_2013_Foreign Obligations...

    National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

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

  6. Microsoft PowerPoint - 10_ROSE_MARTYN_UPDATED_NMMSS_2014_Foreign...

    National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

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

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

    National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

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

  8. Microsoft Word - Foreign Obligation Codes.docx

    National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

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

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

    National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

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

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

    National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

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

  11. in Luxembourg Information brochure

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    van der Torre, Leon

    Netherlands,NewZealand,Norway,Panama,Paraguay,Peru, Poland,Portugal,Romania,theRussianFederation,Serbia,Slovakia, Slovenia,SouthAfrica,Spain,SriLanka,Surinam

  12. Monaco: Energy Resources | Open Energy Information

    Open Energy Info (EERE)

    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 Home5b9fcbce19 No revision hasInformation Earth's HeatMexico: EnergyMithun Jump to:Moe Wind Farm JumpMomentive

  13. UNIVERSITY OF LUXEMBOURG GUIDING PRINCIPLES FOR

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    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

  14. The University of Luxembourg at a Glance

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    van der Torre, Leon

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

  15. Luxembourg: Energy Resources | Open Energy Information

    Open Energy Info (EERE)

    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Google Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data CenterFranconia, Virginia: Energy Resources Jump to:46 - 429Lacey,(MonasterLowell Point, Alaska:

  16. Lithuania: Energy Resources | Open Energy Information

    Open Energy Info (EERE)

    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 Home5b9fcbce19 No revision hasInformation Earth's Heat JumpInc Place:KeystoneSolarList ofPassiveMachineBalanceArea, California

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

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    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.

  18. Recommendations for ICT use in Alzheimer's Disease assessment: Monaco CTAD expert meeting

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    Paris-Sud XI, Université de

    and NeuroSciences, Maastricht University Medical Center, Maastricht, the Netherlands 15 Palo Alto Veterans Affairs Health Care System, Palo Alto, CA and Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford systems within the aging population. It is therefore important to develop better instruments for assessing

  19. Zonta Area 03 Liguria, Piemonte, Principato di Monaco, Valle d'Aosta

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    Genova, UniversitĂ  degli Studi di

    'ambito delle Scienze Fisiche (settori scientifico-disciplinari FIS/01, FIS/02, FIS/03, FIS/04, FIS/06, FIS/07'ambito delle Scienze Fisiche (settori scientifico- disciplinari FIS/01, FIS/02, F

  20. SE, HVILKE PRISZONER DE FORSKELLIGE LANDE HRER UNDER Frankrig (Monaco, Fransk Guyana,

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    Tanzania Tchad Timor Ă?st Togo Trinidad and Tobago Tunesien Turkmenistan Uruguay Usbekistan Venezuela Yemen

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

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    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

  2. UPPSALA UNIVERSITET Bilaga 1 Internationell rrlighet

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    Flener, Pierre

    , Kroatien, Liechtenstein, Makedonien, Moldavien, Monaco, Montenegro, Norge, Ryssland, San Marino, Schweiz, Liechtenstein, Makedonien, Moldavien, Monaco, Montenegro, Norge, Ryssland, San Marino, Schweiz, Serbien, Turkiet

  3. Politecnico di Milano Area Risorse Umane e Organizzazione

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    , Mauritius, Messico, Monaco, Montenegro, Nicaragua, Nuova Zelanda, Panama, Paraguay, Saint Kitts e Nevis

  4. E-Print Network 3.0 - antaviliai eastern lithuania Sample Search...

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

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

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

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    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

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

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    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

  7. Session 6: Integrated Product Development and Project Management Hotel Monaco (Vienna rm) 501 Geary St San Francisco, CA April 14-17, 2014

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    Soloveichik, David

    Sciences, Endo 8:35 am 60 Decision Analysis Tools and Techniques Patricia Evans, PhD, Independent Consultant 9:35 am 50 Product Development Decision Making John Celona, JD, Independent Consultant 10:25 am 15 Risk and Return in Portfolio Management Patricia Evans, PhD, Independent Consultant 2:35 pm 60 Role

  8. E-Print Network 3.0 - austria telekanal hakkab Sample Search...

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

    Turkey Czech Republic Romania Romania Riga Latvia Luxembourg Luxembourg... Potsdam Germany Austria Hungary Poland Russia Austria Czech ... Source: Applied Algebra Group at Linz...

  9. E-Print Network 3.0 - austria 25th june-7th Sample Search Results

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

    Turkey Czech Republic Romania Romania Riga Latvia Luxembourg Luxembourg... Potsdam Germany Austria Hungary Poland Russia Austria Czech ... Source: Applied Algebra Group at Linz...

  10. E-Print Network 3.0 - austria Sample Search Results

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

    Turkey Czech Republic Romania Romania Riga Latvia Luxembourg Luxembourg... Potsdam Germany Austria Hungary Poland Russia Austria Czech ... Source: Applied Algebra Group at Linz...

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

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    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)

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

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    Columbia University

    FRANCE LUXEMBOURG NETHERLANDS GRUMPv1 Copyright 2009. The Trustees of Columbia University in the City

  13. WHO REPORT ON THE GLOBAL TOBACCO EPIDEMIC, 2013

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    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

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

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    WHO

    2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Ireland Israel Italy — V Kazakhstan Kyrgyzstan LatviaIreland Israel Italy Kazakhstan Kyrgyzstan Latvia LithuaniaIreland Israel Italy Kazakhstan Kyrgyzstan Latvia Lithuania

  15. 1/07/2011 1/07/2011 Afghanistan 69 Core Du Sud (Rpublique de -) 102

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    Cerf, Nicolas

    Sri Lanka 37 Micronésie (Etats Féd. De -) 77 Suisse 102 Moldavie 76 Suriname 46 Monaco 102 Swaziland

  16. RESTE DU MONDE 1/07/2012 RESTE DU MONDE 1/07/2012 Afghanistan 72 Core Du Sud (Rpublique de -) 105

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    Cerf, Nicolas

    Mexique 105 Sri Lanka 38 Micronésie (Etats Féd. De -) 80 Suisse 105 Moldavie 79 Suriname 48 Monaco 105

  17. The European tobacco control report 2007

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    World Health Organization

    2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    San Marino Serbia and Montenegro (Serbia) Most recent dataMonaco; Agima Ljaljevic, Montenegro; Pieter de Coninck,France, Ireland, Serbia and Montenegro, 1 Spain, Sweden and

  18. BLIND AUDIO SOURCE SEPARATION USING SHORT+LONG TERM AR SOURCE MODELS AND SPECTRUM MATCHING

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    Gesbert, David

    ) determined case the source separation can be performed satisfactorily, especially in a clean environment industrial partners: BMW Group, Cisco Systems, Monaco Telecom, Orange, SAP, SFR, STEr- icsson, Swisscom

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

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

    and Development - Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary," "Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway,...

  20. E-Print Network 3.0 - active brownian motion Sample Search Results

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

    Anton - Laboratoire de Mathmatiques, Universit du Luxembourg Collection: Mathematics 2 Steven R. Dunbar Department of Mathematics Summary: Stochastic Processes and...

  1. Master of Science in Banking and Finance

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    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

  2. WHO REPORT ON THE GLOBAL TOBACCO EPIDEMIC, 2013

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    WHO World Health Organization

    2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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

  3. agricultural field experiments: Topics by E-print Network

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

    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...

  4. Immigration Control in the Age of Migration

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    Wong, Tak Kei

    2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Czech Republic Denmark Finland France ix Germany GreeceCzech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece,Portugal Slovak Rep. Finland Malta Ireland Luxembourg Total

  5. E-Print Network 3.0 - automobiles by type Sample Search Results

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

    dans la socit luxembourgeoise. Ainsi, la nationalit, l'instar du type d... automobile au Grand-Duch de Luxembourg 1POPULATION & TERRITOIRE N11 Mai 2007 POPULATION &...

  6. E-Print Network 3.0 - arab emirates 4-7 Sample Search Results

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

    Summary: OF AMERICA TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO KUWAIT UNITED ARAB EMIRATES GUAM BAHRAIN NETHERLAND ANTILLES QATAR U.S. VIRGIN... ISLANDS (MALVINAS) LUXEMBOURG UNITED STATES OF AMERICA...

  7. E-Print Network 3.0 - arab emirates united Sample Search Results

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

    Summary: OF AMERICA TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO KUWAIT UNITED ARAB EMIRATES GUAM BAHRAIN NETHERLAND ANTILLES QATAR U.S. VIRGIN... ISLANDS (MALVINAS) LUXEMBOURG UNITED STATES OF AMERICA...

  8. E-Print Network 3.0 - ain-united arab emirates Sample Search...

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

    Summary: OF AMERICA TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO KUWAIT UNITED ARAB EMIRATES GUAM BAHRAIN NETHERLAND ANTILLES QATAR U.S. VIRGIN... ISLANDS (MALVINAS) LUXEMBOURG UNITED STATES OF AMERICA...

  9. E-Print Network 3.0 - arab emirates earthquakes Sample Search...

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

    Summary: OF AMERICA TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO KUWAIT UNITED ARAB EMIRATES GUAM BAHRAIN NETHERLAND ANTILLES QATAR U.S. VIRGIN... ISLANDS (MALVINAS) LUXEMBOURG UNITED STATES OF AMERICA...

  10. A climate of change Radoslav Dimitrov

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    Baez, John

    " Liechtenstein" 20-30 percent" Monaco" 20 percent" New Zealand" 10-20 percent" Norway" 30-40 percent" Carbon-45% cuts in emissions intensity" INDIA" 20-25% cuts in emissions intensity" KOREA" 30% cuts below 1990

  11. The past, present, and future of Leishmania genomics and transcriptomics

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    Cantacessi, Cinzia; Dantas-Torres, Filipe; Nolan, Matthew J.; Otranto, Domenico

    2015-01-28T23:59:59.000Z

    , Peru Leishmania infantum V, C Old World: Afghanistan, Alba Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulg China, Cyprus, Croatia, Egypt, Iraq, Iran, Israel, Italy, Libyan Kazakhstan, Kirgizstan, Leban Mauritania, Monaco, Monten Portugal, Syria, Romania, Sen Spain, Sudan...

  12. Although recollection for prior events often feels com-pelling and vivid, this richness of experience can be mis-

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    Chan, Jason C.K.

    ), taking advantage of social influences (Roediger, Meade, & Bergman, 2001), and asking people to imagine affect memory in interesting ways (Bransford & Franks, 1971; Harris & Monaco, 1978) but are not the focus

  13. Impact of Vehicular Integration Effects on the Performance of DSRC Communications

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    Gesbert, David

    §Institute of Communications Technology, Leibniz Universität Hannover, Germany BMW Group Research communication capabilities in various environments, first through simulations, but more recently in small scale EURECOM acknowledges the support of its industrial members: Cisco, BMW Group, Monaco Telecom, Orange, SAP

  14. Single-Microphone Blind Audio Source Separation via Gaussian Short+Long Term AR Models

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    Gesbert, David

    the source separation can be performed satisfactorily, especially in clean environment, for example by using, STEricsson, Cisco, BMW Group , SAP, Monaco Telecom and Symantec. The research reported herein was also

  15. Department of communications mobiles Campus Sophia Tech

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    Gesbert, David

    industrial members: BMW Group, Cisco, Monaco Telecom, Orange, SAP, SFR, STEricsson, Swisscom, Symantec. i #12 in quasi mono-process simulation environment. To enable efficient packet-level simulation for large scale

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

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    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

  17. GREEN GUIDE MAISON AM GROND

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    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

  18. 1 | P a g e Natasha T. Dimova, Ph.D

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    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

  19. Energy Conscious Scheduling Johnatan E. Pecero

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    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

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

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

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

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

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    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-

  2. 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...

  3. Essays on Political Economy of Religion

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    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

  4. 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...

  5. Washington State University INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMS

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    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

  6. 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,...

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

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    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

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

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    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

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

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    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

  10. Reducing Petroleum Consumption from Transportation

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    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). ...

  11. Quantifying submarine groundwater discharge in the coastal zone via multiple methods

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    South Florida Water Management District, USA i University of Western Australia, Australia j Department, Tallahassee, FL 32306, USA b Isotope Hydrology Section, International Atomic Energy Agency, Austria c, Turkey n Marine Environment Laboratory, International Atomic Energy Agency, Monaco o U.O. 4.17 of the G

  12. The Hybridization of a Formula Race Car K. W. Benson

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    The Hybridization of a Formula Race Car K. W. Benson D. A. Fraser S. L. Hatridge C. A. Monaco R. J works must be obtained from the IEEE. #12;The Hybridization of a Formula Race Car Keith W. Benson hybrid drive train was installed in a Formula SAE car, using off-the-shelf engine, generator

  13. BIO-OPTICAL PRESENTATIONS YEARS 2000 2004

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    Gilbes, Fernando

    BIO-OPTICAL PRESENTATIONS YEARS 2000 ­ 2004 YEAR 00-01 Armstrong, R.A., F. Gilbes, R. Guerrero. Lopez, and F. Gilbes, 2000, "Apparent Optical Properties at the Caribbean Time Station", Ocean Optics XV, Monaco. Gilbes, F., and R.A. Armstrong, 2000, "Inherent Optical Properties at the Caribbean Time Series

  14. ccsd00000736 Electron correlation e ects on the dielectric function of liquid metals

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    metals, since the speed of sound in these systems is related to the screening action of the electrons between the ions, the speed of sound, c, can be expressed as: c = pi Q p #15;(Q) : (1) Here Q is the wave of liquid metals P. Giura 1 , R. Angelini 1 , C. A. Burns 2 , G. Monaco 1 and F. Sette 1 . 1 European

  15. Implementation and Test of a DSRC Prototype on OpenAirInterface SDR Platform

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    Gesbert, David

    system for vehicular environments based on DSRC/IEEE 802.11 [1]. In the development path, after design constraints and challenging vehicular environments, that simulations cannot reproduce. Several platforms (NEC acknowledges the support of its industrial members: BMW Group Research & Technology, IABG, Monaco Telecom

  16. Design and Implementation of a Single-frequency Mesh Network using OpenAirInterface

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    Gesbert, David

    can demonstrate novel ideas quickly and verify them in a realistic environment. Its current in a real environment. An easily Eurecom's Research is supported in part by its industrial partners: Swiss- com, Thales, SFR, Orange France, ST Ericsson, SAP, Cisco, BMW Group, Monaco Telecom, Symantec

  17. Department of Mobile Communications Campus Sophia Tech

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    Gesbert, David

    and Dense Heterogeneous Contact Environments July 20th , 2012 Last update October 4th , 2012 Pavlos: BMW Group, Cisco, Monaco Telecom, Orange, SAP, SFR, STEricsson, Swisscom, Symantec. i #12;Tel : (+33.sermpezis,thrasyvoulos.spyropoulos}@eurecom.fr #12;Delay Analysis of Epidemic Schemes in Sparse and Dense Heterogeneous Contact Environments Pavlos

  18. Improving Unreliable Mobile GIS with Swarm-based Particle Filters

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    Gesbert, David

    is gathered through the exchange of beacons. Yet, the ITS environment is character- ized by frequent losses industrial members: BMW Group, Cisco, Monaco Tele- com, Orange, SAP, SFR, STEricsson, Swisscom, Symantec of each vehicle, while geographic information of the surrounding environ- ment (called commonly "awareness

  19. Ocean Sci., 3, 461482, 2007 www.ocean-sci.net/3/461/2007/

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    Paris-Sud XI, Université de

    Ocean Sci., 3, 461­482, 2007 www.ocean-sci.net/3/461/2007/ © Author(s) 2007. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons License. Ocean Science Effects of mesoscale eddies on global ocean Environment Laboratories, International Atomic Energy Agency, Monaco *now at: Institute of Biogeochemistry

  20. Nordisk kernesikkerhedsforskning Norrnar kjarnryggisrannsknir

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

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

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

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    ) - 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

  2. RECENT ADVANCES in HEAT and MASS TRANSFER

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    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

  3. International Credentials

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    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

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

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    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...

  5. UNECE Timber Committee Market Discussions 8th October 2003

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    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

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

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    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

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

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    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

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

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    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...

  9. 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

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    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...

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

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    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...

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

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    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.

  12. Isolation and characterization of microsatellite markers in the equine genome

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    Mathiason, Kelli Janae

    1997-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    mapping and linkage studies have aided the search for the genes responsible for disorders such as Duchenne muscular dystrophy (Monaco and Kunkel, 1988) and Huntington's disease (Huntington's Disease Collaborative Research Group, 1993) in humans... of chromosomes and species (Womack and Kata, 1995). Two types of gene maps exist: physical maps and genetic maps. Genetic maps, also known as linkage maps, are generated on the basis of the observed frequency of meiotic recombination between two or more genes...

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

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    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.

  14. Green Student Residence Award Make your residence more sustainable

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    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

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

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    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

  16. SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    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

  17. Our profile FDEF Academic programmes

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    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

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

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    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...

  19. Mathematics Master acadmique

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    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

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

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    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

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

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    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

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

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    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

  3. Economic crises and political party disaffection

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    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...

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

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    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

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

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    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...

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

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    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

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

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    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

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

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    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 (7.0Ă?1014 Bq in all the irradiated graphite constructions of a reactor) (Maceika et al

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

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    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

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

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    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

  11. Lars Andersson Renatas Budrys Vilnius 2002

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    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

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

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    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

  13. InsideBauer RED Labs: Start Me Up

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    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

  14. The European tobacco control report 2007

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    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

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

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    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

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

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    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...

  17. Two essays on monetary union and international finance

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    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...

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

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Not Available

    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.

  19. Ogmios 32

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    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...

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

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    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...

  1. Preparation for Early Termination of Ignalina NPP Operation

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    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.

  2. Job quality in Europe

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    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...

  3. Enhancements in Continuous-Energy Monte Carlo Capabilities in SCALE

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Bekar, Kursat B [ORNL] [ORNL; Celik, Cihangir [ORNL] [ORNL; Wiarda, Dorothea [ORNL] [ORNL; Peplow, Douglas E. [ORNL] [ORNL; Rearden, Bradley T [ORNL] [ORNL; Dunn, Michael E [ORNL] [ORNL

    2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Monte Carlo tools in SCALE are commonly used in criticality safety calculations as well as sensitivity and uncertainty analysis, depletion, and criticality alarm system analyses. Recent improvements in the continuous-energy data generated by the AMPX code system and significant advancements in the continuous-energy treatment in the KENO Monte Carlo eigenvalue codes facilitate the use of SCALE Monte Carlo codes to model geometrically complex systems with enhanced solution fidelity. The addition of continuous-energy treatment to the SCALE Monaco code, which can be used with automatic variance reduction in the hybrid MAVRIC sequence, provides significant enhancements, especially for criticality alarm system modeling. This paper describes some of the advancements in continuous-energy Monte Carlo codes within the SCALE code system.

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

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    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.

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

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    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.

  6. Industry turns its attention south

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    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.

  7. Presidentialism, Parliamentarism, and Democracy Reconsidered

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    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...

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

    E-Print Network [OSTI]

    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...

  9. Collaborative development of Estonian nuclear master's program

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    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)

  10. 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

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    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.

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

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Not Available

    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).

  12. Geology and hydrocarbon prospects of Latvia

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    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.

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

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    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)

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

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    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.

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

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    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.

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

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    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.

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

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    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.

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

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    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.

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

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    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)

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

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    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).

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

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    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.

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

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    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.