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SUBCHAPTER II?MIGRATORY BIRD TREATY  

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

as to when and how migratory birds may be taken, killed, or possessed U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Office of Law Enforcement 16 USC 703-712 Migratory Bird Treaty Act...

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Oregon Strategies for Transportation Compliance with the Migratory Bird Treaty Act  

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prosecution and the Migratory Bird Treaty Act: an analysisAbstract: The Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA), a federalthrough the Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA, 16 USC 703-

Maguire, Chris C.

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Migratory Bird Treaty Act | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Migratory Bird Treaty Act Migratory Bird Treaty Act Jump to: navigation, search Statute Name Migratory Bird Treaty Act Year 1918 Url [[File:|160px|link=http://law2.house.gov/uscode-cgi/fastweb.exe?getdoc+uscview+t13t16+6189+0++%28%29%20%20AND%20%28%2816%29%20ADJ%20USC%29%3ACITE%20AND%20%28USC%20w%2F10%20%28703%29%29%3ACITE%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20]] Description References FWS Overview[1] The original 1918 statute implemented the 1916 Convention between the U.S. and Great Britain (for Canada) for the protection of migratory birds. Later amendments implemented treaties between the U.S. and Mexico, the U.S. and Japan, and the U.S. and the Soviet Union (now Russia). Specific provisions in the statute include: Establishment of a Federal prohibition, unless permitted by regulations, to

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Migratory Birds  

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or eliminate the biological significance of any potential violation of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act. April 12, 2012 A bird of the Pacific Northwest, the Townsend's Warbler...

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Migratory Birds  

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Migratory Birds Migratory Birds Migratory Birds By avoiding or minimizing the impact of Laboratory activities on migratory bird populations, LANL can reduce or eliminate the biological significance of any potential violation of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act. April 12, 2012 A bird of the Pacific Northwest, the Townsend's Warbler nests in coniferous forests from Alaska to Oregon. It winters in two distinct areas: in a narrow strip along the Pacific Coast, and in Mexico and Central America. Contact Environmental Communication & Public Involvement P.O. Box 1663 MS M996 Los Alamos, NM 87545 (505) 667-0216 Email Best management practices provide mitigation measures for projects to reduce risks to migratory birds. Protecting migratory birds In the biological sense, a migratory bird is a bird that has a seasonal and

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Oregon Strategies for Transportation Compliance with the Migratory Bird Treaty Act  

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Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA), a federal law enforced byof non-compliance with the MBTA as the agency carries outsystem. ’ Although the MBTA is one of the oldest laws in the

Maguire, Chris C.

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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HumanWildlife Conflicts 3(2):251256, Fall 2009 Burrowing owl and other migratory bird  

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protected under the Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA), including the burrowing owl (Athene cunicularia hazard, burrowing owl, Edwards Air Force Base, human­wildlife conflicts, Migratory Bird Treaty Act (Dolbeer 2006). Most are federally protected by the Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA) of 1918, which

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Migratory Birds | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Birds Jump to: navigation, search Retrieved from "http:en.openei.orgwindex.php?titleMigratoryBirds&oldid612154" Category: NEPA Resources...

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The Migratory Gamebird Regulatory Process  

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or kill migratory birds. · Passage of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act in 1916, signed by the United States of both game and nongame birds. · In 1937 the Migratory Bird Treaty Act was amended to include Mexico

Gray, Matthew

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GRR/Section 12-FD-a - Migratory Bird Permit | Open Energy Information  

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a - Migratory Bird Permit a - Migratory Bird Permit < GRR Jump to: navigation, search GRR-logo.png GEOTHERMAL REGULATORY ROADMAP Roadmap Home Roadmap Help List of Sections Section 12-FD-a - Migratory Bird Permit 12FDAMigratoryBirdPermit.pdf Click to View Fullscreen Contact Agencies Fish and Wildlife Service Regulations & Policies Migratory Bird Treaty Act of 1918, as amended, 16 U.S.C. § 703 50 CFR 21 Migratory Bird Permits Triggers None specified Click "Edit With Form" above to add content 12FDAMigratoryBirdPermit.pdf Error creating thumbnail: Page number not in range. Error creating thumbnail: Page number not in range. Error creating thumbnail: Page number not in range. Flowchart Narrative Migratory birds should be addressed in every NEPA document that analyzes actions that may have the potential to adversely impact migratory bird

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EO 13186: Responsibilities of Federal Agencies To Protect Migratory Birds  

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853 853 Federal Register Vol. 66, No. 11 Wednesday, January 17, 2001 Title 3- The President Executive Order 13186 of January 10, 2001 Responsibilities of Federal Agencies To Protect Migratory Birds By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, and in furtherance of the purposes of the migratory bird conventions, the Migratory Bird Treaty Act (16 U.S.C. 703-711), the Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Acts (16 U.S.C. 668-668d), the Fish and Wildlife Coordination Act (16 U.S.C. 661-666c), the Endangered Species Act of 1973 (16 U.S.C. 1531-1544), the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (42 U.S.C. 4321-4347), and other pertinent statutes, it is hereby ordered as follows: Section 1. Policy. Migratory birds are of great ecological and economic

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Memorandum of Understanding, Responsibilities of Federal Agencies to Protect Migratory Birds  

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DOE and the Department of the Interior’s Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) pursuant to the Migratory Bird Treaty Act.

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Migratory Bird Program Website | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Program Website Jump to: navigation, search OpenEI Reference LibraryAdd to library Legal Document- OtherOther: Migratory Bird Program WebsiteLegal Abstract Summary of the Migratory...

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Migratory Bird Conservation | Department of Energy  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

at their web site. Migratory Bird MOU DOE and the Department of the Interior's Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)...

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Migratory birds affect stability of intertidal sediments.  

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An ecological cascade effect: Migratory birds affect stability of ... tion) effect changes in coastal and estuarine .... ship would be expected if the cohesion was.

1999-12-22T23:59:59.000Z

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Purple Swamphens are large, shy birds that belong to the  

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protected un- der the Migratory Bird Treaty Act, hunters cannot keep birds for personal use, and permit

Jawitz, James W.

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CALIFORNIA GUIDELINES FOR REDUCING IMPACTS TO BIRDS AND BATS FROM  

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, bat fatality, bat injury, bat mortality, bird fatality, bird injury, carcass count, Migratory Bird Treaty Act, rotorswept area, wind energy, wind siting guidelines, wind turbines. #12; #12; i

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A Conservation Blueprint for Neotropical Migratory Birds in Western Colorado  

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A Conservation Blueprint for Neotropical Migratory Birds in Western Colorado Michelle Fink, David and conifer forests in western Colorado. Twenty-two forest-based bird species were used as conservation opportunities for conservation of Neotropical migratory birds in coniferous and aspen forest habitats in Western

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DOE-USFWS Migratory Bird MOU | Open Energy Information  

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migratory birds. Organization United States Department of Energy; United States Fish and Wildlife Service Published NA Year Signed or Took Effect 09122013 Legal Citation...

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Conservation II Solutions to the bird conservation crisis and case histories of conservation  

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#12;The Migratory Bird Treaty Act, continued -protects adults, nestlings, nests and eggs from hunting (1998 ­ 2002) now referred to as the Species at Risk Act (SARA) similar to the Migratory Bird Treaty Act

Jones, Ian L.

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DOE and FWS Sign New MOU on Migratory Bird Protection | Department of  

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DOE and FWS Sign New MOU on Migratory Bird Protection DOE and FWS Sign New MOU on Migratory Bird Protection DOE and FWS Sign New MOU on Migratory Bird Protection December 4, 2013 - 7:00am Addthis DOE and FWS Sign New MOU on Migratory Bird Protection DOE and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that will enhance collaboration in promoting the conservation of migratory birds. DOE manages land that includes wetlands, shrub-steppe, shortgrass prairie, desert, and forested areas that provide habitat for migratory birds. In the MOU, DOE recognizes that some of its activities have the potential to affect migratory birds (e.g., transmission lines, power poles, invasive weed control, and various construction activities), and agrees that it is important to conserve

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The Interaction of Migratory Birds and Domestic Poultry and Its Role in Sustaining Avian Influenza  

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We investigate the role of migratory birds in the spread of H5N1 avian influenza, focusing on the interaction of a migratory bird species with nonmigratory poultry. The model is of patch type and is derived with the aid ...

Bourouiba, Lydia

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This research is for the birds-really, It Is  

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of birds on Lab property are required under two pieces of legislation: the Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA) of 1918 and the Endangered Species Act of 1973. The saying "The early...

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DOE and FWS Sign New MOU on Migratory Bird Protection | Department...  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

- 7:00am Addthis DOE and FWS Sign New MOU on Migratory Bird Protection DOE and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that...

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Investigations of migratory birds during operation of Horns rev offshore wind  

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Investigations of migratory birds during operation of Horns rev offshore wind farm: Preliminary analyses of bird studies conducted during spring 2004 in relation to the offshore wind farm at Horns Rev of the Horns Rev offshore wind farm - preliminary note on the issue of potential habitat loss. Christensen, T

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Final Department of Energy US Fish & Wildlife Service Migratory Bird Memorandum of Understanding  

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between between THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY and THE UNITED STATES FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE Regarding Implementation of Executive Order 13186, "Responsibilities of Federal Agencies to Protect Migratory Birds" Prepared by: United States Department of Energy and United States Fish and Wildlife Service September 12, 2013 MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING between THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY and THE UNITED STATES FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE Regarding Implementation of Executive Order 13186, "Responsibilities of Federal Agencies to Protect Migratory Birds" This Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) is entered into by and between the United States Department of Energy (DOE or the Department) and the United States Department of the Interior,

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Adaptive Management of Migratory Birds Under Sea Level Rise Samuel Nicol  

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Adaptive Management of Migratory Birds Under Sea Level Rise Samuel Nicol CSIRO Ecosystem Sciences the East Asian-Australasian flyway given uncertainty about the rate of sea level rise. The non-Australasian (EAA) fly- way given uncertainty about the rate of sea level rise and its effect on shorebird

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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Ecological risk assessments for protected migratory birds and marine species at Midway Atoll  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

In June 1997, the US Navy plans to close its Naval Air Facility on Sand Island and transfer the atoll to the US Fish and Wildlife Service for use as a National Wildlife Refuge. Midway provides breeding and feeding habitat for migratory seabirds, terrestrial and marine mammals, sea turtles and other reptiles, and a variety of reef fishes and invertebrates. As part of the base closure and transfer process, 36 sites of potential environmental concern were identified on Sand and Eastern islands. These sites include landfills and uncontrolled disposal areas, hazardous materials storage areas, abandoned transformers, sewer outfalls, and other potential hazardous waste sites. Potential contaminants include pesticides, PAHs, PCBs, and heavy metals. A screening ecological risk assessment was performed at each site with a goal of determining whether contaminants could pose any current or future risks to protected migratory bird or marine mammal wildlife species. Specific exposure pathways investigated were dermal and inhalation routes for ground-nesting and burrowing seabirds; incidental soil ingestion for shore birds; consumption for monk seals and sea turtles. Exposure analysis involved sediment and soil chemistry, marine invertebrate tissue chemistry, bioassays (bioavailability), and food web modeling. Effects analysis involved benthic infauna community analysis, acute and chronic invertebrate sediment bioassays, and extensive literature reviews. Risk characterization used both toxicity quotient methods and weight-of-evidence analysis. Because work by other investigators suggests that birds and perhaps marine wildlife acquire significant contaminant loads while feeding away from the atoll, on-atoll risk investigations had to consider whether atoll sites made significant marginal contributions to existing contaminant loads, particularly with respect to PCBs.

Scatolini, S.; Hope, B.; Lees, D.

1995-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Title 16 USC 703 Migratory Bird Treaty Act of 1918 | Open Energy...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

the U.S. and Mexico, the U.S. and Japan, and the U.S. and the Soviet Union (now Russia). Published NA Year Signed or Took Effect 1918 Legal Citation Not provided DOI Not...

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Radiocesium in migratory bird species in northern Ireland following the Chernobyl accident  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Radioactive fallout arising form the nuclear reactor accident at Chernobyl on 26 April 1986 reached Northern Ireland in early May and was deposited in rain. However, the subsequent contamination of food supplies in Northern Ireland were well below national and international levels at which any action would be considered necessary and presented no risks to health. In addition to the direct contamination of food supplies with radionuclides in the form of fallout following the Chernobyl incident another potential source of radioactive contamination entering the human food chain was through the arrival of migratory species of game birds. Each autumn and winter many thousands of birds migrate to Northern Ireland from Northern and Eastern Europe and some of these could have been contaminated as a result of being directly affected by the fallout from Chernobyl. The purpose of this work was to examine the extend of radionuclide contamination in such species and a number of samples were obtained for analyses during the autumn/winter periods in 1986/87 and 1987/88. The results obtained are outlined below. 5 refs., 3 tabs.

Pearce, J. [Department of Agriculture for Northern Ireland, Belfast (United Kingdom)

1995-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Oregon Department of Transportation’s OTIA III State Bridge Delivery Program : 400 bridges one biological opinion  

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the Oregon ESA, Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA), Marinethe Oregon ESA, Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA), MarineRemoval-Fill Law, Migratory Bird Treaty Act, Marine Mammal

Bonoff, Michael B.; Toledo, Zachary O.; Ryan, William A.; Carson, Robert G.

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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USGS-National Wildlife Health Center Diagnostic Case Submission Guidelines  

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Federal authority o Migratory birds under Migratory Bird Treaty Act or Eagle Protection Act o Federal

Torgersen, Christian

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Bridges and wildlife: issues and solutions  

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applicable regulations (Migratory Bird Treaty Act, and stateto identify any Migratory Bird Treaty Act issues that may

Carey, Marion

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Washington State Department of Transportation Bridge Maintenance and Inspection Guidance for Protected Terrestrial Species  

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and addressing Migratory Bird Treaty Act issues. Chapter 5the federal Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA) and Washington

Carey, Marion

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Fuelling decisions in migratory birds: geomagnetic cues override the seasonal effect  

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...combination with an increased efficiency of food usage (Bairlein 1985...simulated flight to northern Egypt where extensive fuelling would...goal areas (south Spain and Egypt, respectively) indicating...relative importance of time, energy, and safety. In Bird migration...

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Site Environmental Report for 2011, Volumes 1 & 2  

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amended). 51 . Migratory Bird Treaty Act, 16 USC §703 (Supp.Act 3.3.13 Migratory Bird Treaty Act Site Environmentalin 2012. 3.3.13 Migratory Bird Treaty Act The Migratory Bird

Baskin, David

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Site Environmental Report for 2012, Volumes 1 & 2  

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Note 8 above. 50. Migratory Bird Treaty Act, 16 USC §703 (Act 3.3.14 Migratory Bird Treaty Act Site Environmentalpolicy. 3.3.14 Migratory Bird Treaty Act The Migratory Bird

Pauer, Ron

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Site Environmental Report for 2007 Volume I  

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amended). 57 . Migratory Bird Treaty Act, 16 USC §703 (Supp.Act 3.4.16  Migratory Bird Treaty Act PERFORMANCE MEASURESremoved. 3.4.16 Migratory Bird Treaty Act The Migratory Bird

Lackner, Regina E.

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Site Environmental Report for 2009, Volume I  

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amended). 61 . Migratory Bird Treaty Act, 16 USC §703 (Supp.Act 3.4.16  Migratory Bird Treaty Act PERFORMANCE MEASURESby 2010. 3.4.16 Migratory Bird Treaty Act The Migratory Bird

Lackner, Regina

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Site Environmental Report for 2008, Volume 1  

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ESG, (December 60 . Migratory Bird Treaty Act, 16 USC §703 (Act 3.4.16  Migratory Bird Treaty Act PERFORMANCE MEASURESthe Act. 3.4.16 Migratory Bird Treaty Act The Migratory Bird

Lackner, Regina

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Site Environmental Report for 2010, Volumes 1 & 2  

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amended). 58 . Migratory Bird Treaty Act, 16 USC §703 (Supp.2010 3.4.15  Migratory Bird Treaty Act 3.4.2  Comprehensivein 2011. 3.4.15 Migratory Bird Treaty Act The Migratory Bird

Baskin, David

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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An implantable instrument for studying the long-term flight biology of migratory birds  

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The design of an instrument deployed in a project studying the high altitude Himalayan migrations of bar-headed geese (Anser indicus) is described. The electronics of this archival datalogger measured 22 × 14 × 6.5 mm, weighed 3 g, was powered by a ˝AA-sized battery weighing 10 g and housed in a transparent biocompatible tube sealed with titanium electrodes for electrocardiography (ECG). The combined weight of 32 g represented less than 2% of the typical bodyweight of the geese. The primary tasks of the instrument were to continuously record a digitised ECG signal for heart-rate determination and store 12-bit triaxial accelerations sampled at 100 Hz with 15% coverage over each 2 min period. Measurement of atmospheric pressure provided an indication of altitude and rate of ascent or descent during flight. Geomagnetic field readings allowed for latitude estimation. These parameters were logged twice per minute along with body temperature. Data were stored to a memory card of 8 GB capacity. Instruments were implanted in geese captured on Mongolian lakes during the breeding season when the birds are temporarily flightless due to moulting. The goal was to collect data over a ten month period, covering both southward and northward migrations. This imposed extreme constraints on the design's power consumption. Raw ECG can be post-processed to obtain heart-rate, allowing improved rejection of signal interference due to strenuous activity of locomotory muscles during flight. Accelerometry can be used to monitor wing-beat frequency and body kinematics, and since the geese continued to flap their wings continuously even during rather steep descents, act as a proxy for biomechanical power. The instrument enables detailed investigation of the challenges faced by the geese during these arduous migrations which typically involve flying at extreme altitudes through cold, low density air where oxygen availability is significantly reduced compared to sea level.

Spivey, Robin J., E-mail: r.spivey@bangor.ac.uk, E-mail: c.bishop@bangor.ac.uk; Bishop, Charles M., E-mail: r.spivey@bangor.ac.uk, E-mail: c.bishop@bangor.ac.uk [Department of Biological Sciences, Bangor University, Gwynedd LL57 2UW (United Kingdom)

2014-01-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Site Environmental Report for 2005 Volume I and Volume II  

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for 2005 • R-6 Migratory Bird Treaty Act, 16 USC §703 (Supp.Preservation Act Migratory Bird Treaty Act WATER AND ENERGYAct. 3.4.12 Migratory Bird Treaty Act The federal Migratory

Ruggieri, Michael

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Spare capacity and phenotypic flexibility in the digestive system of a migratory bird: defining the limits of animal design  

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...approached their maximum sustainable energy intake. Ultimate spare...approached their maximum sustainable limits (less than...decreased in extent with energy demand (electronic...Physiological limits to sustainable energy budgets in birds and...

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Executive Order 13186: Responsibilities of Federal Agencies To...  

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

for the conservation of migratory birds and their habitats, and through the Migratory Bird Treaty Act (Act), the United States has implemented these migratory bird conventions...

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2006 Long Range Development Plan Final Environmental Impact Report  

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s environmental review. Migratory Bird Treaty Act and BaldAct The federal Migratory Bird Treaty Act (16 USC, Sectiondesignated in the Migratory Bird Treaty Act or any parts of

Philliber, Jeff

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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EM Sites Honored for Bird Protection Practices  

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – A federal council recently recognized two EM sites for efforts to protect migratory birds.

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Pollution on the Federal Lands IV: Liability for Hazardous Waste Disposal  

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140. E.g. , the Migratory Bird Treaty Act, 16 U.S.C. §§ 703-Species Act, 619 the Migratory Bird Treaty Act, the Marine

Glicksman, Robert L.

1994-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Impacts of Avian Predation on Juvenile Salmonids in Central California Watersheds  

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afforded by the Migratory Bird Treaty Act of 1918 (MBTA; 16afforded by the Migratory Bird Treaty Act of 1918 (MBTA; 16

Frechette, Danielle

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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HumanWildlife Interactions 6(2):261272, Fall 2012 A model to predict the likelihood of cliff  

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migratory birds that frequently nest on highway structures. Under the Migratory Bird Treaty Act of 1918 by the Migratory Bird Treaty Act of 1918. Under the act, completed nests cannot be disturbed during the breeding

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b r o o k h a v e n n a t i o n a l l a b o r a t o r y 2007 SITE ENVIRONMENTAL REPORT  

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and is protected by the migratory Bird Treaty Act. The Brookhaven National Laboratory 2007 Site Environmental

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Section 4. Inventory Table of Contents  

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Protections Level Name Clean Water Act Endangered Species Act Migratory Bird Treaty Act National Environmental

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IMPLEMENTATION OF THE UNITED STATES NATIONAL PLAN OF ACTION FOR REDUCING THE INCIDENTAL CATCH OF SEABIRDS  

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-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, the Endangered Species Act, the Migratory Bird Treaty Act

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United States National Plan of Action  

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), and Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA) VI. Presidential Executive Order 13186 ­ Responsibilities of Federal

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A p r i l 9 2 0 1 4 R o o m 1 6 0 P B B 1 2 : 2 0 P M Introduction  

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species Regulatory and Stewardship responsibilities ¡ Endangered Species Act ¡ Migratory Bird Treaty Act

Gray, Matthew

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A Review of Interactions Between Hawaii's Fisheries and Protected Species  

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longirostris. Among seabirds, which are protected by the Migratory Bird Treaty Act of 1918, albatrosses

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A P P E N D I X A U . S . N AT I O N A L B Y C AT C H R E P O R T  

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Management Council MBTA Migratory Bird Treaty Act MMAP Marine Mammal Authorization Program MMHSRP Marine

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Ospreys in Oregon and the Pacific Northwest. U.S. Department of the Interior  

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, estuaries and reservoirs. Legal Status: Protected under Migratory Bird Treaty Act of 1918 (as amended

Torgersen, Christian

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Bibliography of Environmental Treaties  

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......................................................................................... 40 Treaties which Directly Impede Oil & Gas Production............................................................................................................................ 82 Treaties which May Impact Oil & Gas Production and the stakeholders involved, with a lens on the way these impact both the environment and oil and gas production

Gieg, Lisa

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SPECIES PROFILE New Hampshire Wildlife Action PlanA-632  

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is protected under the Migratory Bird Treaty Act, which prevents the killing of most non- game birds

New Hampshire, University of

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MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES FOR REVERSING DECLINES IN LANDBIRDS OF CONSERVATION CONCERN ON MILITARY INSTALLATIONS  

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-667); Migratory Bird Conservation Act (16 U.S.C. 715-715d; 715e; 715f-715r); Migratory Bird Treaty Act (16 U

DeSante, David F.

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Slide 1  

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and for the conservation of the ecosystems on which these species depend. * Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA) 16 USC 7 - Prohibits impacting migratory birds except in accordance...

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Columbia River Treaty  

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an understanding of the implications for post-2024 Treaty planning and Columbia River operations. The joint effort by the Entities to conduct initial post-2024 modeling and...

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Limited Test Ban Treaty  

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

Detection System (USNDS), which monitors compliance with the international Limited Test Ban Treaty (LTBT). The LTBT, signed by 108 countries, prohibits nuclear testing in the...

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Oak Ridge recognized for bird protection practices  

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Oak Ridge’s efforts to protect migratory birds recently garnered honorable mention for the 2013 Presidential Migratory Bird Federal Stewardship Award. The Energy Department championed the effort through partnerships with the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency, UT-Battelle, and URS | CH2M Oak Ridge.

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Treaty Verification | ornl.gov  

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Treaty Verification SHARE Treaty Verification ORNL is a strong contributor to future nonproliferation and arms control initiatives through research and development of radiation...

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INTRODUCTION Migratory flights in many songbirds are performed alone nocturnally  

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, 1990; Berthold, 1996). The migratory journey requires birds to store energy in the form of fat a migratory journey from Sweden to northern Egypt, where extensive fuelling could be expected prior to passage with an increased efficiency of food utilization (Bairlein, 1985; Klaassen and Biebach, 1994), this provides

Kullberg, Cecilia

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Presidential Documents Federal Register  

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of migratory birds and their habitats, and through the Migratory Bird Treaty Act (Act), the United States has, however, continue to be subject to the Migratory Bird Treaty Act. (i) ``Species of concern'' refers Bird Treaty Act (16 U.S.C. 703­711), the Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Acts (16 U.S.C. 668­668d

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Muscovy ducks were introduced into the U.S. intentionally as an ornamental species to en-hance the aesthetic of urban parks; the first records of this species in Florida date to the mid-  

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- tected under the Migratory Bird Treaty Act. However, these protections relate only to areas where and the Migratory Bird Treaty Act Invasive tadpoles' salinity tolerance Horse dung--a vector for invasive species

Jawitz, James W.

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HumanWildlife Interactions 4(2):293303, Fall 2010 Improved methods for deterring cliff  

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, such as bridges. Because cliff swallows are protected by the Migratory Bird Treaty Act of 1918, nesting control) are protected by the Migratory Bird Treaty Act of 1918. Completed nests cannot be disturbed during the breeding

71

Bird Mortaility at the Altamont Pass Wind Resource Area: March 1998--September 2001  

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Over the past 15 years, research has shown that wind turbines in the Altamont Pass Wind Resource Area (APWRA) kill many birds, including raptors, which are protected by the Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA), the Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act, and/or state and federal Endangered Species Acts. Early research in the APWRA on avian mortality mainly attempted to identify the extent of the problem. In 1998, however, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) initiated research to address the causal relationships between wind turbines and bird mortality. NREL funded a project by BioResource Consultants to perform this research directed at identifying and addressing the causes of mortality of various bird species from wind turbines in the APWRA.With 580 megawatts (MW) of installed wind turbine generating capacity in the APWRA, wind turbines there provide up to 1 billion kilowatt-hours (kWh) of emissions-free electricity annually. By identifying and implementing new methods and technologies to reduce or resolve bird mortality in the APWRA, power producers may be able to increase wind turbine electricity production at the site and apply similar mortality-reduction methods at other sites around the state and country.

Smallwood, K. S.; Thelander, C. G.

2005-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Nesting Ducks of Tennessee Wood Ducks, Mallards, Hooded  

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. Hunting seasons 8 months, no bag limits · 1918 Migratory Bird Treaty Act ­ US & Canada. Hunting season

Gray, Matthew

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Removing Protected Populations to Save Endangered Species  

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, the Migratory Bird Treaty Act and the Bald Eagle and Golden Eagle Pro- tection Act both prevent take of golden

Courchamp, Franck

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SPECIES PROFILE New Hampshire Wildlife Action Plan A-553  

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Migratory Bird Treaty Act 1.4 Population and Habitat Distribution Population sizes are unknown at state

New Hampshire, University of

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THE U.S. NATIONAL PLAN OF ACTION FOR REDUCING THE INCIDENTAL CATCH OF SEABIRDS IN LONGLINE FISHERIES (NPOA): ITS IMPLMENTATION IN THE U.S. ATLANTIC TUNA,  

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of the Endangered Species Act and the Migratory Bird Treaty Act. In addition, DOS has the lead role in international

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14069Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 57 / Monday, March 26, 2007 / Proposed Rules b. Redesignating paragraphs (b), (c),  

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of the Interior (DOI): DOI employees authorized to enforce the provisions of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act of July

77

Bird Protection in Illinois  

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Protection in Illinois Protection in Illinois Nature Bulletin No. 550-A January 18, 1975 Forest Preserve District of Cook County George W. Dunne, President Roland F. Eisenbeis, Supt. of Conservation BIRD PROTECTION IN ILLINOIS Very few people are indifferent about birds. Almost every bird is the feathered friend of somebody or some organization ready to do battle in its behalf. At present, in Illinois, songbirds and most other wild birds, together with their nests and eggs, are completely protected by law at all times. A few kinds, called game birds, may be shot by hunters -- pheasants and quail, also migratory ducks, geese, coots, jacksnipes, woodcocks, and doves. Such hunting must be done with shotguns in certain places in certain open seasons with many other detailed restrictions. Now, even crow hunters are licensed. The only unprotected birds are those three immigrants or exotics: the English sparrow, the European starling and the "domestic " pigeon. These, too, have their friends .

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Pattern of mercury accumulation in different tissues of migratory and resident birds: Western reef heron (Egretta gularis) and Siberian gull (Larus heuglini) in Hara International Wetland—Persian Gulf  

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The Hara Mangrove Forest of the Persian Gulf is undergoing increasing pollution from industrial, municipal...n?=?15) and the migratory Siberian gull (n?=?15). We also evaluated the relation between Hg concentrati...

Yousef Majidi; Nader Bahramifar…

2014-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Conservation & the U.S. Endangered Species Act  

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birds #12;History of species-related legislation · Lacey Act (1900) · Migratory Bird Treaty Act (1918 Bird Treaty Act (1918) ­ All migratory birds are subject to federal regulation ­ Established protective as well as protected species #12;History of species-related legislation · Lacey Act (1900) · Migratory

Schweik, Charles M.

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HNF-56531  

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and Wildlife (WDFW) Candidate Species. Burrowing Owls are protected under the Migratory Bird Treaty Act; this status provides protection to eggs, nests and birds. Conway and...

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PBRP Research Highlight Use of Lake Maurepas Wetlands by Migrating Birds  

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PBRP Research Highlight Use of Lake Maurepas Wetlands by Migrating Birds P.C. Stouffer and Jason A's largest migratory routes for Neotropical migratory birds, many of which use the Maurepas wetlands during spring and fall migrations. Large portions of swamp in the Maurepas wetlands have converted to marsh

Stouffer, Phil

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Semi-automatic classification of bird vocalizations using spectral peak tracks  

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migratory birds in the vicinity of wind turbine generators NWCC, 2004 , and ornithological measurements for aircraft bird strike avoidance, will require real time classification in the presence of noise and other by the investigator. They applied this method to vocalizations from two bird species recorded in a low noise

Maher, Robert C.

83

ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEW FOR CATEGORICAL EXCLUSION DETERMINATION  

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Qualification Standards (48 FR 22716, Sept. 1983). To comply with the Migratory Bird Treaty Act, maintenance work shall be scheduled outside the March 1 tluough July 31...

84

In other news  

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of our dedication to the environment and compliance with laws such as the Migratory Bird Treaty Act." Hathcock also indicated that while this particular family has probably...

85

HNF-57027  

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urophasianus) have been locally extirpated. Federal laws, including the Migratory Bird Treaty Act of 1918, provide protection of these species. Monitoring is essential to not...

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Ecological Monitoring - Hanford Site  

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support of the National Environmental Protection Act, Endangered Species Act, Migratory Bird Treaty Act, and other laws and regulations. Management Plans Hanford Site Revegetation...

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Title 50 CFR § 10 | Open Energy Information  

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Abstract Implementing regulations for wildlife and fisheries, including the Migratory Bird Treaty Act Published NA Year Signed or Took Effect 2010 Legal Citation 50 CFR 10...

88

HNF-54294  

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and Wildlife Candidate Species. Burrowing owls are also protected under the Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA). Conway et al. (2006) suggested that the reason for the population...

89

Amazing Animal Adaptations: Toxic Toads  

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), but they are still protected under the Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA) and the Bald and Golden Eagle Act (Eagle Act

Hutcheon, James M.

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Dear Citizen:  

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that could occupy areas near the Signature Properties are protected under the Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA) (Hafla, et al. 2014). Past surveys for bats have documented western...

91

Comments of the Edison Electric Institute Quadrennial Energy...  

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for implementing the Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act and the Migratory Bird Treaty Act amongst and within federal agencies add to the difficulty in building new...

92

HNF-55491  

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urophasianus) have been locally extirpated. Federal laws including the Migratory Bird Treaty Act of 1918 still provide protection of these species. Thus, monitoring is...

93

A Coherence Perspective of Bilateral Investment Treaties.  

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??Foreign investment is mainly protected through national laws. However the wide-spreading network of bilateral investment treaties aims to ensure a certain standard of protection. These… (more)

Al-Louzi, Rawan

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Limited Test Ban Treaty | National Nuclear Security Administration  

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Photo Gallery Jobs Apply for Our Jobs Our Jobs Working at NNSA Blog Home Limited Test Ban Treaty Limited Test Ban Treaty US Air Force Launches Satellite Carrying...

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Bilateral Investment Treaties and Foreign Direct Investment: Correlation versus Causation  

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and similar international investment agreements, as well asThe di?usion of bilateral investment treaties, 1960-2000. UCM. : 2003, Do bilateral investment treaties attract FDI?

Aisbett, Emma

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

96

Bird Habitats  

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Bird Habitats Bird Habitats Bird Habitats The avian nest box monitoring network is located in northern New Mexico to investigate the health and condition of bird populations that nest in bird houses on the Pajarito plateau. April 12, 2012 Avian nest box on LANL land Boxes are placed in the open ponderosa pine forest of the canyons and piñon-juniper woodland on the Pajarito plateau mesas. Contact Environmental Communication & Public Involvement P.O. Box 1663 MS M996 Los Alamos, NM 87545 (505) 667-0216 Email The monitoring data are used in a population viability analysis that can determine the status of the population and potential impacts of contaminants. Who nests in our network? More than two dozen North American bird species prefer to nest in bird houses. At LANL, we provide nestboxes for the following native bird

97

“Strictly for the Birds”: Science, the Military and the Smithsonian’s Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program, 1963–1970  

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Between 1963 and 1970, the Smithsonian Institution held a grant from the US Army to observe migratory patterns of pelagic birds in the Central Pacific. For six years, the Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Progra...

Roy MacLeod

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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“Strictly for the Birds”: Science, the Military and the Smithsonian's Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program, 1963–1970  

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Between 1963 and 1970, the Smithsonian Institution held a grant from the US Army to observe migratory patterns of pelagic birds in the Central Pacific. For six years, the Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Progra...

Roy MacLeod

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HumanWildlife Conflicts 3(1):93102, Spring 2009 Deterring cliff-swallow nesting on high-  

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that breed in colonies and frequently nest on highway structures. Protected by the Migratory Bird Treaty Act. The U.S. Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA; 16 U.S.C. 703-712; Ch. 128; July 13, 1918; 40 Stat. 755

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Audubon of South Jordan: a migratory bird awareness / education center.  

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??I have always been an admirer of nature. I have always wanted to contribute and give back to the community by doing something that involved… (more)

Jensen, Adam Christopher

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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BLM-USFWS Migratory Bird MOU | Open Energy Information  

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United States Department of Interior and Bureau of Land Management; United States Fish and Wildlife Service Published NA Year Signed or Took Effect 04122010 Legal Citation...

102

Normal Agricultural Operations and Dove Hunting in Texas  

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: baiting Doves are migratory birds, and dove hunting is therefore regulated by the Federal Migratory Bird Treaty Act, which specifically prohibits baiting. Under federal law, baiting is the direct or indirect placing, exposing, depositing, distributing... considers this acceptable to hunt over. A problem arises, however, as to what constitutes a ?normal agricultural operation.? For the purpose of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act ?normal agricultural operation? means a normal agricultural planting...

Redmon, Larry

2009-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

103

Migratory connectivity and population-specific migration routes in a long-distance migratory bird  

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...using a 6 mm-Teflon ribbon harness. We used 9.5 and 12 g solar satellite transmitters (PTT-100 series, Microwave Telemetry...subis), despite different migration routes at the Gulf of Mexico. The Auk 130, 291-296. ( doi:10.1525/auk.2013...

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Migratory connectivity and population-specific migration routes in a long-distance migratory bird  

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...Ecological and Evolutionary Studies, University of Groningen, , PO Box 11103, Groningen 9700 CC, The Netherlands 3 Behavioural Ecology...Ecological and Evolutionary Studies, University of Groningen, , PO Box 11103, Groningen 9700 CC, The Netherlands...

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Residential cattle egret colonies in Texas: geography, reproductive success and management  

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difficult. Nesting herons and egrets are protected by the Federal Migratory Bird Treaty Act, as well as Texas state law, and harassment of nesting birds is illegal unless proper permits are secured (Telfair et al. 2000b). Most techniques employed...

Parkes, Michael Lawrence

2009-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

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SiteEnvironmentalReport BROOKHAVENNATIONALLABORATORY  

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species are known to nest on site. The Red-tailed hawk, a bird of prey, is protected by the Migratory Bird Treaty Act. Chapter 6 of this report discusses habitat management and protection efforts

107

Bird Notes  

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... of emus, fragments of coloured glass, stoppers of sauce-bottles, metal clippings, screws, metal bottle-capsules, a cartridge-case, and numerous pods and seeds. The birds nest, high ...

R. L.

1912-12-26T23:59:59.000Z

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Verifying the INF and START treaties  

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The INF and START Treaties form the basis for constraints on nuclear weapons. Their verification provisions are one of the great success stories of modern arms control and will be an important part of the foundation upon which the verification regime for further constraints on nuclear weapons will be constructed.

Ifft, Edward [School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University, Washington, DC 20057 (United States)

2014-05-09T23:59:59.000Z

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Verifying nonproliferation treaties: Obligation, process, and sovereignty  

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The foregoing chapters examine what verification is and why states would bother with so difficult and politically sensitive an issue when negotiating agreements on arms control and disarmament issues. Now it is necessary to confront the question of whether there are any meaningful conclusions to be drawn from this exercise. Are the patterns discerned in the history of these treaties meaningful for understanding how other treaties have evolved or will evolve. Are there lessons here which might benefit future negotiators. This final chapter seeks to provide some answers, albeit partial ones, to these questions. There are in fact several interesting and potentially important conclusions to be drawn. Verification of multilateral treaty obligations contains its own intrinsic structure and logic, independent of the obligations undertaken by the parties and the political context in which those undertakings are negotiated and made. The many significant similarities in the verification processes for the CFE Treaty, the NPT, and the CWC demonstrate the degree to which there is such an underlying structure regardless of whether the behavior or activity is strictly military or has essentially civilian dimensions, whether all relevant states participate or only some of the most important states agree from the beginning to participate, and whether the agreement is global or regional in scope.

Kessler, J.C.

1995-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Incomes of Migratory Agricultural Workers.  

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.64 Colorado 5.35 Minnesota Wisconsin Washington Ohio California Arizona Idaho Illinois North Dakota Other states1 Includes some work in Mexico. !ndicative of family income than are data on in- jividual workers. Average earnings of the fam- dies..., BY STATES, MIGRATORY FARMWORKERS, SOUTH TEXAS, 1956 State and Average Average type of work days earnings worked per worker per per day North Dakota Sugar beets Potatoes Ohio Sugar beets Potatoes Tomatoes Other crops Oklahoma Cotton Oregon...

Sargent, Frederic O.; Metzler, William H.

1960-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

111

Sleeping Birds  

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Sleeping Birds Sleeping Birds Nature Bulletin No. 445-A February 19, 1972 Forest Preserve District of Cook County George W. Dunne, President Roland F. Eisenbeis, Supt. of Conservation SLEEPING BIRDS Each winter, a few years ago, several thousand crows, roosted in the big woods near our house. In daytime they spread out over the countryside to find food but each evening, about sundown, they came streaming back in a continuous parade that took almost an hour to pass. In flocks of dozens or hundreds with scattered birds between, they flew the same route every day. In downstate Illinois, similar flocks roost in overgrown hedgerows of osage orange, isolated groves of timber, or on willow grown islands in large rivers. A much smaller flock still roosts the year-round in our woods. Ordinarily they slip in a little before dusk and settle down quietly but occasionally there is a hullabaloo as if they were squabbling over a favorite perch occupied by some newcomers. Just before dawn, one old bird we call "the bugler" caws three times. A minute or two later he repeats it. Then, one by one, drowsy voices of other crows are heard -- much like human sleepyheads in the morning. Sometimes an alarm call is heard during the night followed by a general clamor as if the flock had been disturbed by a marauding owl, weasel or raccoon. Crows are very wary and, like most birds, light sleepers.

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US costs of verification and compliance under pending arms treaties  

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The study examines the costs to the United States of compliance and verification associated with four new arms control treaties and one arms agreement. All five of these major accords are in advanced stages of negotiation or ratification. The five accords are: a Strategic Arms Reductions Talks (START) treaty; a Conventional Forces in Europe (CFE) treaty; a Threshold Test Ban Treaty (TTBT); a Peaceful Nuclear Explosions Treaty (PNET); and a Chemical Weapons Agreement (CWA). The cost estimates in the study are based on information about the status of the accords as of the summer of 1990.

O'Hanlon, M.

1990-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

113

Memorandum of Understanding, Responsibilities of Federal Agencies to  

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Memorandum of Understanding, Responsibilities of Federal Agencies Memorandum of Understanding, Responsibilities of Federal Agencies to Protect Migratory Birds Memorandum of Understanding, Responsibilities of Federal Agencies to Protect Migratory Birds September 12, 2013 DOE and the Department of the Interior's Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) pursuant to the Migratory Bird Treaty Act. In order to enhance collaboration in promoting the conservation of migratory bird populations, DOE and the Department of the Interior's Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) pursuant to the Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA) and Executive Order 13186, Responsibilities of Federal Agencies to Protect Migratory Birds. The MBTA protects migratory birds by governing the taking, killing,

114

Memorandum of Understanding, Responsibilities of Federal Agencies to  

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Understanding, Responsibilities of Federal Agencies Understanding, Responsibilities of Federal Agencies to Protect Migratory Birds Memorandum of Understanding, Responsibilities of Federal Agencies to Protect Migratory Birds September 12, 2013 DOE and the Department of the Interior's Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) pursuant to the Migratory Bird Treaty Act. In order to enhance collaboration in promoting the conservation of migratory bird populations, DOE and the Department of the Interior's Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) pursuant to the Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA) and Executive Order 13186, Responsibilities of Federal Agencies to Protect Migratory Birds. The MBTA protects migratory birds by governing the taking, killing,

115

Columbia River Treaty 2014/2024 Review • Phase 1 Report  

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Under the Columbia River Treaty (Treaty or CRT) of 1964, Canada and the United States (U.S.) jointly regulate and manage the Columbia River as it flows from British Columbia into the U.S. The Treaty has provided substantial flood control and power generation benefits to both nations. The Treaty established Canadian and U.S. Entities as implementing agents for each government. British Columbia Hydro and Power Authority (BC Hydro) was designated as the Canadian Entity. The Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) Administrator and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) Division Engineer, Northwestern Division, were designated as the U.S. Entity. The Canadian and U.S. Entities are empowered by their respective governments with broad discretion to implement the existing Columbia River Treaty. They are not, however, authorized to terminate, renegotiate, or otherwise modify the Treaty. In the U.S., authority over international treaties rests with the President, assisted in foreign relations and international negotiations by the Department of State and subject in certain cases to the advice and consent of the U.S. Senate. In Canada, international treaties are within the prerogative of the executive branch of the federal government. Under current policy, treaties are tabled in the House of Commons, and are subject to a waiting period before the executive branch brings the treaty into effect. In the case of the Columbia River Treaty, Canada has assigned certain rights and obligations relating to the Treaty to British Columbia pursuant to the Canada-B.C. Agreement. The Phase 1 report is provided to those respective governmental bodies to support possible independent and/or joint decisions that may be made with respect to the future of the Treaty. The Treaty contains two important provisions that take effect on and after September 16, 2024, that could impact the current power and flood control benefits: 1. Canadian flood control obligations automatically change from a pre-determined annual operation to a “Called Upon” operation. 2. The year 2024 is the earliest date that either Canada or the U.S. can terminate most of the provisions of the Treaty, with a minimum 10-years advance written notice. Hence, September 16, 2014, is the latest date that either nation could provide notice of intent to terminate and still have the termination effective at its earliest possible date in 2024. While termination would end most Treaty obligations, Called Upon flood control and Libby coordination provisions will continue regardless of termination. However, it is important to note that the Treaty has no end date and absent either country using the termination option will continue indefinitely.

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2010-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

116

Supporting the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty  

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PNNL operates the only certified laboratory in the U.S. for the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty's International Monitoring System (IMS).

Bowyer, Ted

2014-11-20T23:59:59.000Z

117

THREE ESSAYS ON FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT AND BILATERAL INVESTMENT TREATIES.  

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??In the past several decades, a significant, worldwide expansion in bilateral investment treaties (BITs) occurred and aimed to improve protection for foreign investors’ rights and… (more)

Vashchilko, Tatiana

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

118

Supporting the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty  

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PNNL operates the only certified laboratory in the U.S. for the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty's International Monitoring System (IMS).

Bowyer, Ted

2014-06-12T23:59:59.000Z

119

Limited Test Ban Treaty Signed | National Nuclear Security Administrat...  

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Limited Test Ban Treaty Signed | National Nuclear Security Administration People Mission Managing the Stockpile Preventing Proliferation Powering the Nuclear Navy Emergency...

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Senate Rejects Test Ban Treaty | National Nuclear Security Administrat...  

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Senate Rejects Test Ban Treaty | National Nuclear Security Administration People Mission Managing the Stockpile Preventing Proliferation Powering the Nuclear Navy Emergency...

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121

Bird Banding  

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Bird Banding Bird Banding Name: Matthew Location: N/A Country: N/A Date: N/A Question: I am researching why the US fish and wildlife agency bands ducks and what information is used to set hunting daily and possession limits. Replies: Matt, The USFW service has been doing this for decades to have statistical data on the population fluctuations of all birds. This information serves to warn when over hunting has taken a toll on a species or if a species is declining due to habitat loss or whatever. This information also indicates need for increased habitat areas as well as possible hunting restrictions. This organization has a formula for setting hunting limits based upon the data received from banding. It is important that all hunters return these bands for they are the ones who will suffer if the information is not there. Females of any species are the most important for reproduction and often they are protected over the males. This should explain the differences in what can be bagged.

122

Non-Proliferation Treaty at 25  

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This article is a review of nuclear nonproliferation issues during the 25 years that have passed since the signing of the first nonproliferation treaty. A historical background is provided, both declared and undeclared nuclear powers are noted, and considerable attention is given to issues brought about by the dissolution of the Soviet Union and by the renegade actions of a number of signatories, e.g. Iraq, and several of the non-signatories. Present/future policies are discussed, as is the impact of the present Administration in Washington.

Cooper, M.H.

1995-01-20T23:59:59.000Z

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Fission Product Ratios as Treaty Monitoring Discriminants  

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The International Monitoring System (IMS) of the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO) is currently under construction. The IMS is intended for monitoring of nuclear explosions. The radionuclide branch of the IMS monitors the atmosphere for short-lived radioisotopes indicative of a nuclear weapon test, and includes field collection and measurement stations, as well as laboratories to provide reanalysis of the most important samples and a quality control function. The Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in Richland, Washington hosts the United States IMS laboratory, with the designation “RL16.” Since acute reactor containment failures and chronic reactor leakage may also produce similar isotopes, it is tempting to compute ratios of detected isotopes to determine the relevance of an event to the treaty or agreement in question. In this paper we will note several shortcomings of simple isotopic ratios: (1) fractionation of different chemical species, (2) difficulty in comparing isotopes within a single element, (3) the effect of unknown decay times. While these shortcomings will be shown in the light of an aerosol sample, several of the problems extend to xenon isotopic ratios. The result of the difficulties listed above is that considerable human expertise will be required to convert a simple mathematical ratio into a criterion which will reliably categorize an event as ‘reactor’ or ‘weapon’.

Miley, Harry S.; Bowyer, Ted W.; Greenwood, Lawrence R.; Arthur, Richard J.

2008-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

124

The CFE Treaty: In retrospect and under review  

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The Conventional Armed Forces in Europe (CFE) Treaty is considered the cornerstone of European security. To verify the initial declarations of holdings, the obligatory reductions and the residual equipment levels, a system was established of regular periodic on-site inspections. The author examines the role of the treaty on European security.

Mendelsohn, J.

1996-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

125

Baby Birds for Sale Bird Shipping  

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Home My ACCOUNT Nursery Baby Birds for Sale Bird Shipping Health Guarantee Reserve Deposits & Pymts of the journal Biology Letters. Animals, like birds and fishes, commonly use biochromes like carotenoids. But those colors may mean more to parrots than what meets the eye. Green-winged macaws Military macaws 2

McGraw, Kevin J.

126

ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEW FOR CATEGORICAL EXCLUSION DETERMINATION  

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species (such as under the Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act or the Migratory Bird Treaty Act); (iii) Floodplains and wetlands (as defined in 10 CFR 1022.4, X -Compliance...

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Document ID Number: RL-721  

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or young and can no longer be removed without a U.S. Fish and Wildlife issued Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA) Permit. 2. Proactive housekeeping and maintenance inside the farm as...

128

ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEW FOR CATEGORICAL EXCLUSION DETERMINATION  

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species (such as under the Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act or the Migratory Bird Treaty Act); (iii) Floodplains and wetlands (as defined in 10 CFR X 1022.4, -Compliance...

129

ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEW FOR CATEGORICAL EXCLUSION DETERMINATION  

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species (such as under the Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act or .the Migratory Bird Treaty Act); (iii) Floodplains and wetlands (as defined in 10 CFR 1022.4, -Compliance...

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Alternatives Development and Mn/DOT Environmental Stewardship and  

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Bird Treaty Act ! n! Executive Order on Floodplains! #12;Section 4(f)! FHWA may NOT approve the use Permits)! n! Environmental Justice Executive Order! n! Golden and Bald Eagle Protection Act! n! Migratory

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ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEW FOR CATEGORICAL EXCLUSION DETERMINATION  

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to prevent transport of non-native invasive species. To comply with the Migratory Bird Treaty Act, maintenance work should be scheduled outside the March 1 through July 31...

132

DOE/RL-94-150  

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laws, including the Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act of 1940 and the Migratory Bird Treaty Act of 1918, as well as the Washington Administrative Code (WAC), still provide...

133

ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEW FOR CATEGORICAL EXCLUSION DETERMINATION  

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species (such as under the Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act or the Migratory Bird Treaty Act); (iii) Floodplains and wetlands (as defined in 10 CFR 1022.4, -Compliance...

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Seabirds live in a variety of habitats in and around shallow water and coastal environments. They  

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. They represent an important part of the marine environment or food web and are protected under the Migratory Bird Treaty Act. Depending on the geographic region, and how far offshore you are fishing, fishermen

135

EH&S Standards Set for LBNL Rev 7/16/2009 Page 1 of 9  

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Bird Treaty Act FAC PLAN 9. 16 USC, Chapter 35, 1531 et seq., Federal Endangered Species Act FAC PLAN PLAN 8. 16 USC, Chapter 5a, 668 et seq. - Eagle Protection Act and Chapter 7, 703 et seq. - Migratory

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Sensitive Species  

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plants and animals not protected by the federal Endangered Species Act or the Migratory Bird Treaty Act, but are protected on state or local levels. The Sensitive Species Best...

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HNF-55187  

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laws including the Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act of 1940 and the Migratory Bird Treaty Act of 1918 still provide protection for eagles, their nest trees, and communal...

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Washington State Department of Transportation Bridge Maintenance and Inspection Guidance for Protected Terrestrial Species  

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Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA) and Washington StateCode, Chapter 77.15 RCW. The MBTA is administered by theis more stringent that the MBTA, as it protects empty nests,

Carey, Marion

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

139

Income tax treaties, tax havens, and the foreign tax credit  

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Income tax treaties (also called income tax Conventions) are a crucial consideration for many foreign investors in the United States. They are an important consideration for all foreign investors.

Paul Brundage; Adam Starchild

1983-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

140

The comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty and Seismological Research  

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...The predominant role for seismology will instead involve screening of all detected events to ensure that none of them are surreptitious nuclear explosions in violation of the Treaty. Applying seismology to detect nuclear explosions anywhere in the world is...

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141

Summary of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty  

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The Non-Proliferation Treaty rests on a basic bargain between the five declared nuclear-weapon states-the United States, Russia, Britain, France and China and 167 states that do not possess nuclear weapons. In addition, to the arms control and disarmaments commitments in Article VI, the parties pledge in the treaty`s pramble their determination to seek a comprehensive test ban (CTB) and express the understanding that in connection with the treaty on general and complete disarmament the parties should seek the cessation of manufacture of nuclear weapons, the liquidation of all their existing stock piles, and the elimination from national arsenals of nuclear weapons and means of their delivery. The author summaries key elements of these agreements.

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1995-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

142

Breeding bird populations and habitat associations within the Savannah River Site (SRS).  

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Gauthreaux, Sidney, A., and Steven J. Wagner. 2005. Breeding bird populations and habitat associations within the Savannah River Site (SRS). Final Report. USDA Forest Service, Savannah River, Aiken, SC. 48 pp. Abstract: During the 1970's and 1980's a dramatic decline occurred in the populations of Neotropical migratory birds, species that breed in North America and winter south of the border in Central and South America and in the Caribbean. In 1991 an international initiative was mounted by U. S. governmental land management agencies, nongovernmental conservation agencies, and the academic and lay ornithological communities to understand the decline of Neotropical migratory birds in the Americas. In cooperation with the USDA Forest Service - Savannah River (FS - SR) we began 1992 a project directed to monitoring population densities of breeding birds using the Breeding Bird Census (BBC) methodology in selected habitats within the Savannah River Site SRS. In addition we related point count data on the occurrence of breeding Neotropical migrants and other bird species to the habitat data gathered by the Forest Inventory and Analysis (FIA) program of the USDA Forest Service and data on habitat treatments within forest stands.

Gauthreaux, Sidney, A.; Steven J. Wagner.

2005-06-29T23:59:59.000Z

143

Testimony Before the Senate Armed Services Committee, New START Treaty  

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Before the Senate Armed Services Committee, New START Treaty Before the Senate Armed Services Committee, New START Treaty Hearing | National Nuclear Security Administration Our Mission Managing the Stockpile Preventing Proliferation Powering the Nuclear Navy Emergency Response Recapitalizing Our Infrastructure Continuing Management Reform Countering Nuclear Terrorism About Us Our Programs Our History Who We Are Our Leadership Our Locations Budget Our Operations Media Room Congressional Testimony Fact Sheets Newsletters Press Releases Speeches Events Social Media Video Gallery Photo Gallery NNSA Archive Federal Employment Apply for Our Jobs Our Jobs Working at NNSA Blog Home > Media Room > Congressional Testimony > Testimony Before the Senate Armed Services Committee, ... Congressional Testimony Testimony Before the Senate Armed Services Committee, New START Treaty

144

The CFE Treaty review conference: Strengthening the {open_quote}Cornerstone{close_quote} of European security  

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The Conventional Armed Forces in Europe (CFE) Treaty is considered the cornerstone of European security. The author examines the impact of the treaty on European security and the major issues involved in strengthening this Treaty in light of current status of the participants.

Graham, T. Jr.

1996-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

145

Gamma-Ray Bursts Nuclear Test Ban Treaty, 1963  

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Lecture 18 Gamma-Ray Bursts #12;Nuclear Test Ban Treaty, 1963 First Vela satellite pair launched and their predecessors, Vela 4, discovered the first gamma-ray bursts. The discovery was announced by Klebesadel, Strong, and Olson (ApJ, 182, 85) in 1973. #12;First Gamma-Ray Burst The Vela 5 satellites functioned from July, 1969

Harrison, Thomas

146

The Pelindaba Treaty: Africa joins the nuclear-free world  

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The Pelindaba Treaty will encourage the creation of other nuclear-weapon-free zones, particularly in Southeast Asia and the Middle East, and set new patterns and precedents for such regional endeavors. The author examines the events leading up to Africa becoming a nuclear free zone.

Fischer, D.

1996-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

147

The Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty and the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty, the relationship  

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The Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) is the most important international security arrangement that we have that is protecting the world community and this has been true for many years. But it did not happen by accident, it is a strategic bargain in which 184 states gave up the right forever to acquire the most powerful weapon ever created in exchange for a commitment from the five states allowed to keep nuclear weapons under the NPT (U.S., U.K., Russia, France and China), to share peaceful nuclear technology and to engage in disarmament negotiations aimed at the ultimate elimination of their nuclear stockpiles. The most important part of this is the comprehensive nuclear test ban (CTBT); the thinking by the 184 NPT non-nuclear weapon states was and is that they understand that the elimination of nuclear weapon stockpiles is a long way off, but at least the NPT nuclear weapon states could stop testing the weapons. The CTBT has been ratified by 161 states but by its terms it can only come into force if 44 nuclear potential states ratify; 36 have of the 44 have ratified it, the remaining eight include the United States and seven others, most of whom are in effect waiting for the United States. No state has tested a nuclear weapon-except for complete outlier North Korea-in 15 years. There appears to be no chance that the U.S. Senate will approve the CTBT for ratification in the foreseeable future, but the NPT may not survive without it. Perhaps it is time to consider an interim measure, for the UN Security Council to declare that any future nuclear weapon test any time, anywhere is a 'threat to peace and security', in effect a violation of international law, which in today's world it clearly would be.

Graham, Thomas Jr. [7609 Glenbrook Rd., Bethesda, MD 20814 (United States)

2014-05-09T23:59:59.000Z

148

Verifying the CFE treaty: Any role for technology  

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As recently as 1989, it was generally expected that arms control would provide vast opportunities for technologists to exercise their ingenuity in adapting the tried and true concepts of materials control to this novel regime. When the first phase of the Treaty on Conventional Armed Forces in Europe (the CFE Treaty) was finally agreed upon in October 1990, and signed on November 19, 1990, it became obvious that verification was less important than consensus. Aside from NTM, which receives only passing mention, technology, even at the level of what is commonly accepted practice in materials control, not to speak of advanced concepts, had no meaningful role. In this paper the non-existent role for new'' technology in the Phase I CFE verification process is explained. The explanation relies on (1) the perception that the benefits of having a treaty in place are far greater than the risk from possible violations, (2) the political liabilities that accompany the identification of insignificant violations and (3) the very large dimensions of a significant violation. 4 refs., 1 fig., 2 tabs.

Allentuck, J.

1991-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Verifying the CFE treaty; Any role for technology  

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As recently as 1989, it was generally expected that arms control would provide vast opportunities for technologists to exercise their ingenuity in adapting the tried and true concepts of materials control to this novel regime. When the first phase of the Treaty on Conventional Armed Forces in Europe (the CFE Treaty) was finally agreed upon in October 1990, and signed on November 19, 1990, it became obvious that verification was less important than consensus. Aside from NTM, which receives only passing mention, technology, even at the level of what is commonly accepted practice in materials control, not to speak of advanced concepts, had no meaningful role. In this paper the non-existent role for new technology in the Phase I CFE verification process is explained. The explanation relies on the perception that the benefits of having a treaty in place are far greater than the risk from possible violations, the political liabilities that accompany the identification of insignificant violations and, the very large dimensions of a significant violation.

Allentuck, J. (Brookhaven National Lab., Upton, NY (United States). Nuclear Energy Dept.)

1991-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

150

Migration of Birds  

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Birds Birds Nature Bulletin No. 146 March 13, 1948 Forest Preserve District of Cook County William N, Erickson, President Roberts Mann, Supt. of Conservation MIGRATION OF BIRDS High in the sky, wild geese are honking as they return to their nesting ground in the far north. Presently, our summer songbirds will appear and the ponds and marshes be repopulated by ducks and shore birds. Some birds, like the juncos and tree sparrows, resident here all winter, will leave for Canada or our northern states, in May, great flocks of warblers will arrive, tarry briefly, and pass on, not to be seen again until they migrate southward in autumn. The spectacular annual journeys of many kinds of birds, and their homing "instincts", have been a source of wonder since ancient times. In recent years, large-scale marking with small aluminum identification bands upon their legs, has yielded much information about birds their migration routes, speed of travel, summer and winter homes, length of life and life histories.

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The future of the Non-Proliferation Treaty and U.S. nuclear weapons policy .  

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??This thesis addresses the viability of the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons – NPT for short – in light of U.S. nuclear weapons… (more)

Claussen, Bjřrn Ragnar

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

152

Of Gog and Naboth : the Christian response to the Panama Canal Treaties of 1977.  

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??The debate over ratification of the Panama Canal Treaties in 1977 illuminated many fissures among American Christians. Theological conservatives such as evangelicals and fundamentalists, fearing… (more)

Hinkson, James Robert

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

153

How hazardous is the Sahara Desert crossing for migratory birds? Indications from satellite tracking of raptors  

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...Newton 2008), and satellite tracking may be a powerful...condition and age, weather condition and prey situation...also demonstrates that satellite tracking can be a powerful...Falconiformes Flight, Animal Satellite Communications Weather

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

154

Ecological conditions during winter affect sexual selection and breeding in a migratory bird  

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...normalized difference vegetation index; phenotypic plasticity 1...normalized difference vegetation index (NDVI) measures photosynthetic...the number of eggs at clutch completion. We considered individuals...Normalized difference vegetation index NDVI is recorded by US National...

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

155

The Fermilab Bird List  

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The Fermilab Bird List The Fermilab Bird List Data compilation by Peter Kasper. See the following link information concerning the Current Status of Access to Fermilab The following pages contain lists, of nearly all the bird species recorded within the Fermilab site boundaries. The names and ordering follow that of the American Ornithologists Union's check-list of North American birds. The lists also indicate at what time of year each species was found. To do this we have divided each year into 48 quarter-months and split the entire survey into five year periods. The first period started in 1987. A symbol is entered into the table for each record, indicating in which survey periods the record occurred. A legend describing these symbols is included with each page. Each list entry also contains a link to some text describing the bird's status on the site. Some exotic species have been excluded from the main list since they are extremely unlikely to have occurred naturally.

156

Quotas for CFE Treaty declared site inspections for baseline validation  

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The CFE Treaty will provide for limits on NATO and WTO forces, particularly tanks, armored personnel carriers, artillery, and helicopters. In addition to the overall limits on TLEs in the ATTU zone, there are expected to be secondary limits on single country forces, limits on forces based in foreign nations, and geographic sublimits. To help validate WTO declarations of baseline forces, the treaty may provide for on-site inspections by NATO of declared WTO basing facilities. One important unresolved issue concerning baseline declared-site OSIs is the quota of such inspections allowed each country. This report presents a decision analysis and evaluation in support of recommendations for resolving this and related issues. It also indentifies key policy decisions that impact the determination of the number of declared-site OSIs. These decisions are: Desired probabilities of detecting a violation and of falsely accusing WTO; Trade-off between improved verification and the intrusiveness of additional OSIs; Force strength constituting a militarily significant violation; and Degree of coordination with and reliance on inspections by NATO allies. 10 figs.

Strait, R.S.; Sicherman, A.

1990-10-02T23:59:59.000Z

157

Royalty Payments & Tax Treaty Procedures Information and IRS forms for MIT Press authors  

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Royalty Payments & Tax Treaty Procedures Information and IRS forms for MIT Press authors Forms the forms. Royalty Payment Schedule Royalty statements and payments will be made for each royalty year will not be returned. Please see page 3 of the W-7 application for complete details. Tax Treaty Claim on Royalty

Jackson, Daniel

158

Bird interactions with offshore oil and gas platforms: Review of impacts and monitoring techniques  

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Abstract Thousands of oil and gas platforms are currently operating in offshore waters globally, and this industry is expected to expand in coming decades. Although the potential environmental impacts of offshore oil and gas activities are widely recognized, there is limited understanding of their impacts on migratory and resident birds. A literature review identified 24 studies and reports of bird-platform interactions, most being qualitative and half having been peer-reviewed. The most frequently observed effect, for seabirds and landbirds, is attraction and sometimes collisions associated with lights and flares; episodic events have caused the deaths of hundreds or even thousands of birds. Though typically unpredictable, anecdotally, it is known that poor weather, such as fog, precipitation and low cloud cover, can exacerbate the effect of nocturnal attraction to lights, especially when coincidental with bird migrations. Other effects include provision of foraging and roosting opportunities, increased exposure to oil and hazardous environments, increased exposure to predators, or repulsion from feeding sites. Current approaches to monitoring birds at offshore platforms have focused on observer-based methods which can offer species-level bird identification, quantify seasonal patterns of relative abundance and distribution, and document avian mortality events and underlying factors. Observer-based monitoring is time-intensive, limited in spatial and temporal coverage, and suffers without clear protocols and when not conducted by trained, independent observers. These difficulties are exacerbated because deleterious bird-platform interaction is episodic and likely requires the coincidence of multiple factors (e.g., darkness, cloud, fog, rain conditions, occurrence of birds in vicinity). Collectively, these considerations suggest a need to implement supplemental systems for monitoring bird activities around offshore platforms. Instrument-based approaches, such as radar, cameras, acoustic recordings, and telemetry, hold promise for continuous monitoring. Recommendations are provided for a rigorous and comprehensive monitoring approach within an adaptive management framework.

Robert A. Ronconi; Karel A. Allard; Philip D. Taylor

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

159

Columbia River Treaty 2014/2024 Review: Phase 1 Technical Studies  

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Since 1964, the Columbia River Treaty has provided signi?cant bene?ts to the United States and Canada through coordinated river management by the two countries. It remains the standard against which other international water coordination agreements around the world are compared. When the Treaty was negotiated, its goals were to provide signi?cant ?ood control and power generation bene?ts to both countries. However, the Treaty contains two provisions that may signi?cantly change these bene?ts as early as the year 2024. First, in 2024 the 60 years of purchased ?ood control space in Canadian Treaty projects expires. Instead of a coordinated and managed plan to regulate both Canadian and U.S. projects for ?ood control, the Treaty calls for a shift to a Canadian operation under which the United States can call upon Canada for ?ood control assistance. The United States can request this “called upon” assistance as needed but only to the extent necessary to meet forecast ?ood control needs in the United States that cannot adequately be met by U.S. projects. When called upon is requested, the United States will then have to pay Canada for its operational costs and any economic losses resulting from the called upon ?ood control operation. Second, while the Treaty has no speci?ed end date, it does allow either Canada or the United States the option to terminate most of the provisions of the Treaty on or after Sept. 16, 2024, with a minimum of 10 years advance written notice. Thus, the year 2024 is the ?rst year a notice of termination would take effect assuming written notice of termination is given by the Canadian or U.S. governments by 2014. Unless the Treaty is terminated or the federal governments elect to modify the Treaty, its provisions continue inde?nitely, except for the changes in ?ood control discussed above. Given the signi?cance of both of these provisions, it is important that the parties to the Treaty understand the implications for post-2024 Treaty planning and Columbia River operations. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Bonneville Power Administration, the agencies that implement the Treaty in the United States on behalf of the U.S. Entity (see Treaty Governance sidebar), are conducting a multi-year effort to understand these implications. This effort is called the 2014/2024 Columbia River Treaty Review.

none,

2009-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

160

Towards a tactical nuclear weapons treaty? Is There a Role of IAEA Tools of Safeguards?  

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In recent years, there is growing interest in formal negotiations on non-strategic or tactical nuclear weapons. With the negotiations of New START, there has been much speculation that a tactical nuclear weapons treaty should be included in the follow on to New START. This paper examines the current policy environment related to tactical weapons and some of the issues surrounding the definition of tactical nuclear weapons. We then map out the steps that would need to be taken in order to begin discussions on a tactical nuclear weapons treaty. These steps will review the potential role of the IAEA in verification of a tactical nuclear weapons treaty. Specifically, does IAEA involvement in various arms control treaties serve as a useful roadmap on how to overcome some of the issues pertaining to a tactical nuclear weapons treaty?

Saunders, Emily C. [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Rowberry, Ariana N. [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Fearey, Bryan L. [Los Alamos National Laboratory

2012-07-12T23:59:59.000Z

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161

Optimal Flight Speed of Birds  

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...research-article Optimal Flight Speed of Birds Anders Hedenstrom Thomas Alerstam The speed of birds in flapping flight...when interpreted in the light of optimization theory, may...and review of optimal flight speeds of birds, based on foraging...

1995-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

162

Biophysics of Bird Flight  

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...small field and can be disassembled for return to its base by trailer (6a). During the glide of the bird, the measuring sailplane...disclosed that the porpoise is complete-ly covered with a hydraulic skin 1/16 inch thick that is elastic and ducted. Kramer...

August Raspet

1960-07-22T23:59:59.000Z

163

The Treaty for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons in Latin America and the Caribbean  

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The Treaty for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons in Latin America and the Caribbean, known as the Treaty of Tlatelolco, seeks to establish a nuclear-weapon-free zone (NWFZ) that will extend from the US-Mexican border to Antarctica`s territorial boundaries, including large areas of open ocean. Under the treaty, signatory states pledge not to test, use, produce, manufacture or acquire nuclear weapons; to use nuclear materials and facilities {open_quotes}exclusively for peaceful purposes;{close_quotes} and not to permit the stationing or development of nuclear weapons on their territories.

NONE

1994-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

164

Arthropod abundance and seasonal bird use of bottomland forest harvest gaps.  

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We investigated the influence of arthropod abundance and vegetation structure on shifts in avian use of canopy gap, gap edge, and surrounding forest understory in a bottomland hardwood forest in the Upper Coastal Plain of South Carolina. We compared captures of foliage-gleaning birds among locations during four periods (spring migration, breeding, post-breeding, and fall migration). Foliage arthropod densities were greatest in the forest understory in all four seasons, but understory vegetation density was greatest in gaps. Foliage-gleaning bird abundance was positively associated with foliage-dwelling arthropods during the breeding (F = 18.5, P < 0.001) and post-breeding periods (F = 9.4, P = 0.004), and negatively associated with foliage-dwelling arthropods during fall migration (F = 5.4, P = 0.03). Relationships between birds and arthropods were inconsistent, but the arthropod prey base seemed to be least important during migratory periods. Conversely, bird captures were positively correlated with understory vegetation density during all four periods (P < 0.001). Our study suggests high bird abundance associated with canopy gaps during the non-breeding period resulted less from high arthropod food resource availability than from complex understory and midstory vegetation structure.

Moorman, Christopher, E.; Bowen, Liessa T.; Kilgo, John, C.; Hanula, James, L.; Horn, Scott; Ulyshen, Michael, D.

2012-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

165

Optimal Conservation of Migratory Species Tara G. Martin1  

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of biodiversity worldwide with annual investment for their conservation exceeding several billion dollars international borders. To date, conservation strategies for migratory species fail to take into account how connectivity results in the protection of the species across its entire range. Conclusions/ Significance. We

Queensland, University of

166

PACIFIC HIGHLY MIGR ATORY PEL AGIC FISHERIES pacific highly migratory  

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the Pacific Ocean, from the tropics to temperate latitudes. Many of these fishes routinely travel great highly migratory species throughout the Pacific Ocean. Some of the fleets are capable of operating across the Pacific as well as in other oceans during a single fishing season. These fleets use larger purse

167

Investigating Correlated Neutrons from Pulsed Photonuclear Interrogation for Treaty Verification Applications  

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systems, and 2D gamma imaging technology.3 More modern efforts have again returned to singles neutron and gamma counting techniques, but have more specifically focused on adapting portal monitoring technology to fill roles in potential treaty...

Stewart, Scott

2013-06-03T23:59:59.000Z

168

The wholesale natural gas market prospects in the Energy Community Treaty countries  

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The Treaty establishing the Energy Community in Southeastern (S.E.) Europe ... facilitate the creation of a common, competitive energy market in the region. However, the signatory ... this undertaking. This paper...

Fotios Thomaidis; Popi Konidari; Dimitrios Mavrakis

2008-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

169

Final text of the African nuclear-weapon-free zone treaty  

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In early 1996, African leaders will travel to Cairo, Egypt, to sign the African nuclear-weapon-free zone treaty, capping African countries` 35-year effort to ban all such weapons on the continent. Informally called the Pelindaba Treaty (ironically, the site of the South African nuclear research center where some of Pretoria`s nuclear weapons work was conducted), the accord will prohibit the development, manufacture, acquisition or possession of any nuclear explosive device as well as the dumping of radioactive material within the zone. Once it enters into force-after the 28th state deposits its instrument of ratification-Africa will become the world`s fourth nuclear-weapon-free zone. The treaty`s final text is printed provided.

NONE

1996-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

170

Alternative treaty monitoring approaches using ultra-low background measurement technology  

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The International Monitoring System (IMS) of the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty includes a network of stations and laboratories for collection and analysis of radioactive aerosols. Alternative approaches to IMS operations are considered as a method of enhancing treaty verification. Ultra-low background (ULB) detection promises the possibility of improvements to IMS minimum detectable activities (MDAs) well below the current approach, requiring MDAp30 mBq/m3 of air for 140Ba, or about 106 fissions per daily sample.

Miley, Harry S.; Aalseth, Craig E.; Bowyer, Ted W.; Fast, James E.; Hayes, James C.; Hoppe, Eric W.; Hossbach, Todd W.; Keillor, Martin E.; Kephart, Jeremy D.; McIntyre, Justin I.; Seifert, Allen

2009-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

171

Bird dropping research continues apace  

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... otherwise of bird droppings' seem unaware that this is of major economic importance to the power industry. High-voltage ... industry. High-voltage transmission ...

DAVID C. JOLLY

1986-02-20T23:59:59.000Z

172

Columbia River Treaty History and 2014/2024 Review  

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The Columbia River, the fourth largest river on the continent as measured by average annual ?ow, generates more power than any other river in North America. While its headwaters originate in British Columbia, only about 15 percent of the 259,500 square miles of the Columbia River Basin is actually located in Canada. Yet the Canadian waters account for about 38 percent of the average annual volume, and up to 50 percent of the peak ?ood waters, that ?ow by The Dalles Dam on the Columbia River between Oregon and Washington. In the 1940s, of?cials from the United States and Canada began a long process to seek a joint solution to the ?ooding caused by the unregulated Columbia River and to the postwar demand for greater energy resources. That effort culminated in the Columbia River Treaty, an international agreement between Canada and the United States for the cooperative development of water resources regulation in the upper Columbia River Basin. It was signed in 1961 and implemented in 1964.

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2009-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

173

Prairie Birds of the Cornbelt  

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Prairie Birds of the Cornbelt Prairie Birds of the Cornbelt Nature Bulletin No. 305 May 5, 1984 Preserve District of Cook County George W. Dunne, President Roland F. Eisenbeis, Supt. of Conservation PRAIRIE BIRDS OF THE CORNBELT The Ideal way to get acquainted with the birds of the open fields and prairies is to take a team of horses and raise a crop of corn. Birds are not afraid of horses and a farmer or his boy can watch them, close up, day after day. Unlike tractors, horses guide themselves most of the time and the driver has plenty of chances to look and listen -- especially while plowing. The small animal life uncovered by a freshly turned furrow offers a free lunch for birds. Several sorts of typical ground-nesting birds are loined by blackbirds, cowbirds, robins, and even the wary crows, from nearby hedgerows, farmsteads and woodlands to form a flying, running, hopping parade behind the plow. They and the prairie birds rush to grab earthworms. cutworms, white grubs, beetles and ants.

174

Developing indicators for European birds  

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...resources, which is a central pillar of the Convention on Biological...birds forms one part of a three-pronged approach to delivering indicators for sustainability in Europe based on birds...a historical study over three decades. J. Appl. Ecol...

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

175

Bird Nest Predation  

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Bird Nest Predation Bird Nest Predation Name: Susan Location: N/A Country: N/A Date: N/A Question: On the 18th of April, a pair of Northern Cardinals selected a nest site near the top of a dense, 8 foot holly tree, a foundation planting that obscures about 1/4 of our open front porch. They located the nest under the overhang of the roof, facing our front door. By the 21st, a clutch of three eggs had been laid and Mrs. C began to sit on the nest. We succeeded at keeping a low profile, despite the near proximity to our main entrance. She was relaxed and seemingly unworried by our quiet comings and goings. Yesterday morning, all was well, but sometime around midday, after almost a week of incubation, all three eggs and, it appears, Mrs. C, vanished without a trace! There is no obvious disturbance or damage to the nest or the immediate area. The interior of the nest is pristine ~ no feathers, eggshell bits, membrane material. Cats are rarely a problem. In addition to the typical Blue Jays and Crows, we have a lot of squirrels, raccoons, opossums, skunks and even a pair of red-tail hawks on our wooded acre and the surrounds. Due to, I believe, some nearby housing construction, I have observed a opossum during the day several times this past week and have noticed a new arrival, a woodchuck. With temperatures in the 50's, I think it is too chilly for snakes to be active. What would be your best guess as to what happened? Any chance the pair will return to the same nest and try again?

176

Future treaties: A proposed framework for verifying the reduction of conventional forces in Europe  

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This report was prepared at the request of the US Department of Energy's Office of Arms Control to determine the implications of future treaties for the activities of the Department. It provides background on the negotiations on reduction of conventional forces in Europe (CFE) and, using the initial negotiating positions of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) alliance, develops a framework for verifying a postulated treaty. This framework identifies the main elements of one approach to verification as a way to generate discussion of the problem as a whole. Stemming from this verification scheme is a discussion of the technologies needed to verify the postulated treaty provisions. Finally, a section is devoted to possible implications that the reduction of CFE could have for the US Department of Energy (DOE) and, more specifically, for the Office of Arms Control (OAC). This report was developed separately from NATO and US government efforts and neither draws on their efforts nor represents the policy or views of NATO, the US government or DOE. This report does draw on the author's 30 years of experience in the US Army, working with the NATO organization and with the conventional forces of the United States, its allies, and the Warsaw Treaty Organization. 11 refs., 2 figs.

Houser, G.M.

1989-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

177

Livermore scientist, engineers train to be inspectors for test ban treaty  

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scientist, engineers train to be inspectors for test ban treaty scientist, engineers train to be inspectors for test ban treaty organization | National Nuclear Security Administration Our Mission Managing the Stockpile Preventing Proliferation Powering the Nuclear Navy Emergency Response Recapitalizing Our Infrastructure Continuing Management Reform Countering Nuclear Terrorism About Us Our Programs Our History Who We Are Our Leadership Our Locations Budget Our Operations Media Room Congressional Testimony Fact Sheets Newsletters Press Releases Speeches Events Social Media Video Gallery Photo Gallery NNSA Archive Federal Employment Apply for Our Jobs Our Jobs Working at NNSA Blog Home > NNSA Blog > Livermore scientist, engineers train to be inspectors ... Livermore scientist, engineers train to be inspectors for test ban treaty organization

178

Climate change, migratory connectivity and changes in laying date and clutch size of the pied flycatcher  

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Climate change, migratory connectivity and changes in laying date and clutch size of the pied., Ahola, M., Eeva, T., Va¨isa¨nen, R. A. and Lehikoinen, E. 2006. Climate change, migratory connectivity Ficedula hypoleuca Pallas, and analysed whether potential changes were explained by changes in climatic

Laaksonen, Toni

179

FINAL MOU NMFS & FWS June 14, 2012 Memorandum of Understanding  

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seq.); Migratory Bird Treaty Act of 1918, as amended (16 U.S.C. §§ 703-712) (MBTA); National (42 U.S.C. §§ 4321-4347). This MOU does not waive legal requirements under the MBTA, MSA, BGEPA, ESA

180

ATTACHMENT TO FORM 8233 (For use by students of Egypt who are claiming Tax Treaty exemption).  

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ATTACHMENT TO FORM 8233 (For use by students of Egypt who are claiming Tax Treaty exemption). 1. I was a resident of Egypt on the date of my arrival in the United States. I am not a United States citizen. I have the United States and Egypt in an amount not in excess of $3000 for any taxable year. I have not previously

Daly, Samantha

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181

Top UN officials call on hold-out States to ratify treaty banning nuclear tests  

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Top UN officials call on hold-out States to ratify treaty banning nuclear tests 29 August 2011 in Kurchatov, Kazakhstan. (June 2010) 29 August 2011 ­ Warning that voluntary moratoriums on nuclear weapon War, hundreds of nuclear weapon tests left behind a devastating legacy for local citizens

182

High-Resolution Fast-Neutron Spectrometry for Arms Control and Treaty Verification  

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Many nondestructive nuclear analysis techniques have been developed to support the measurement needs of arms control and treaty verification, including gross photon and neutron counting, low- and high-resolution gamma spectrometry, time-correlated neutron measurements, and photon and neutron imaging. One notable measurement technique that has not been extensively studied to date for these applications is high-resolution fast-neutron spectrometry (HRFNS). Applied for arms control and treaty verification, HRFNS has the potential to serve as a complimentary measurement approach to these other techniques by providing a means to either qualitatively or quantitatively determine the composition and thickness of non-nuclear materials surrounding neutron-emitting materials. The technique uses the normally-occurring neutrons present in arms control and treaty verification objects of interest as an internal source of neutrons for performing active-interrogation transmission measurements. Most low-Z nuclei of interest for arms control and treaty verification, including 9Be, 12C, 14N, and 16O, possess fast-neutron resonance features in their absorption cross sections in the 0.5- to 5-MeV energy range. Measuring the selective removal of source neutrons over this energy range, assuming for example a fission-spectrum starting distribution, may be used to estimate the stoichiometric composition of intervening materials between the neutron source and detector. At a simpler level, determination of the emitted fast-neutron spectrum may be used for fingerprinting 'known' assemblies for later use in template-matching tests. As with photon spectrometry, automated analysis of fast-neutron spectra may be performed to support decision making and reporting systems protected behind information barriers. This paper will report recent work at Idaho National Laboratory to explore the feasibility of using HRFNS for arms control and treaty verification applications, including simulations and experiments, using fission-spectrum neutron sources to assess neutron transmission through composite low-Z attenuators.

David L. Chichester; James T. Johnson; Edward H. Seabury

2012-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

183

Radio Monitoring Birds of Prey  

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Abstract This paper is a consideration of field techniques rather than of equipment design. The first of three parts reviews applications of radio monitoring in bird of prey studies, with suggestions concerning terminology. There has been some radio telemetry of activity and incubation parameters, but most monitoring of raptors has involved radio tracking. This has included location of birds for investigation of movements, ranges, habitat utilization and roost sites, but could also be used for surveillance of what birds were doing. The second section describes techniques used in radio surveillance of a particularly secretive raptor, the goshawk, and presents original data on prey selection which were collected during studies of predation on woodpigeons and pheasants. Finally, there is an outline of how selection data were combined with predation rate measurements and hawk density estimates, obtained using radio tags as a Lincoln Index marker during hawk sightings, to determine the impact of predation on these economically important prey.

R.E. KENWARD

1980-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

184

Recent Bird Sightings at Fermilab  

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Recent Bird Sightings at Fermilab Recent Bird Sightings at Fermilab Author: Peter Kasper See the following link information concerning the Current Status of Access to Fermilab Summaries from past years .. '99 '00 '01 '02 '03 '04 '05 '06 '07 '08 '09 and past months .. Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year List: Contains the list of birds seen so far this year. Seasonal List: The list of birds recorded on site at this time of year. Recent entries ... Dec 29 Dec 22 Dec 19 Dec 14 Dec 9 Dec 8 Dec 5 Dec 1 Nov 24 Nov 22 Nov 17 Nov 13 Nov 10 Nov 7 Nov 3 Nov 2 Oct 30 Oct 28 Oct 27 Oct 23 Oct 20 Oct 13 Oct 10 Oct 6 Oct 3 Oct 2 Sep 29 Sep 27 Sep 26 Sep 1 Aug 30 Aug 23 Aug 18 Aug 16 Aug 11 Aug 9 Aug 4 Aug 1 Jul 28 Jul 25 Jul 21 Jul 17 Jul 14 Jul 11 Jul 7 Jul 5 Jun 30 Jun 27

185

Nested Datatypes Richard Bird1  

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Nested Datatypes Richard Bird1 and Lambert Meertens2 1 Programming Research Group, Oxford@cwi.nl Abstract. A nested datatype, also known as a non-regular datatype, is a parametrised datatype whose declaration involves different instances of the accompanying type parameters. Nested datatypes have been

Meertens, Lambert

186

Birds and people in Europe  

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...that the slope of the latter relationship does not differ from unity (spatial model 1...rapidly with human population density than does avian biomass, the regressions have steeper...Perrins, C. M. (eds) 1977 1994 In Handbook of the birds of Europe, the Middle East...

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

187

Panamanian Politics and Panama’s Relationship with the United States Leading up To the Hull-Alfaro Treaty.  

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??This thesis explains the origins of the 1936 Hull-Alfaro Treaty between Panama and the United States. It examines how Panamanian politics and Panama’s relationship with… (more)

Hamilton, Sheila

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

188

Early Migratory Behavior of Northern Fur Seal (Callorhinus ursinus) Pups from Bering Island, Russia  

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examined the early migratory behavior and habitat associations of pups from Bering Island (BI), Russia. I instrumented 35 pups with Mk10-AL satellite tags and stomach temperature telemeters which provided diving, foraging and location data. I hypothesized...

Lee, Olivia Astillero

2012-07-16T23:59:59.000Z

189

Local Bird Populations and "The Birds of Fermilab"  

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Local Bird Populations and "The Birds of Fermilab" Local Bird Populations and "The Birds of Fermilab" If you are a birder yourself, or if your students study birds you may want to keep up to date on the local bird populations. If you're new to birding this may be of even more interest. This article discusses some local resources and includes some tips from a Fermilab expert birder on how to begin. Peter Kasper, birding expert at Fermilab, and our featured physicist in this newsletter has an outstanding resource on the Internet, the Birds of Fermilab. If you have WWW access connect at: http://fnnews.fnal.gov/ecology/wildlife/list.html . Here Peter has reports of sightings of 252 species. The basis of the information on this site are two research periods during which Peter and Vicki Byre (while with the

190

Rivers, Roads, and Rails: The Influence of Transportation Needs and Internal Improvements on Cherokee Treaties and Removal from 1779 to 1838.  

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??This study examines the importance of transportation routes and internal improvements as factors in treaty negotiations and the removal of the Cherokees. Covering a period… (more)

Rozema, Vicki Bell

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

191

The relations between the European Union and Iraq from the Maastricht Treaty in 1992 to the historic Partnership and Cooperation Agreement in 2012.  

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??This master’s thesis presents a historical overview of the relations between the EU and Iraq from the Maastricht Treaty in 1992 to the historic PCA… (more)

Ismail, Rasti

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

192

Battling bird flu by the numbers  

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bird flu by the numbers Lab theorists have developed a mathematical tool that could help health experts and crisis managers determine in real time whether an emerging...

193

Lady Bird Johnson Middle School  

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- 600KW array $2,976,972.00 $19.55 Wind Turbines - 12 Skystream units $143,217.00 $0.94 Geothermal HVAC Water Well $277,194.00 $1.82 Water collection tank $27,125.00 $0.18 Native landscaping/ bio swales $3,000.00 $0.02 Energy monitoring system - Convia...Irving Independent School District Jim Scrivner Energy Manager jscrivner@irvingisd.net Lady Bird JOHNSON MIDDLE SCHOOL Engineer: Image Engineering Group, LLC Don Penn, President dpenn@iegltd.com Architect: Corgan Associates, Inc Susan Smith, Vice...

Scrivner, J.

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

194

Establishing a Birding-Related Business  

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). The economic impact of birding ecotourism on the Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge Area, Texas, 1993-1994. Report the U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Kerlinger, P., T. Eubanks and R. H. Payne. (1994b). The economic impact of birding ecotourism on the Laguna...

Scott, David; Callahan, Ashley

2000-05-04T23:59:59.000Z

195

Monitoring bat and bird fatalities at the Casselman Wind Energy...  

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Monitoring bat and bird fatalities at the Casselman Wind Energy Center in Pennsylvania Monitoring bat and bird fatalities at the Casselman Wind Energy Center in Pennsylvania...

196

Impacts of capture and handling on wild birds.  

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??Bird ringing is a key ecological research technique that involves the capture and handling of birds. It is used extensively to obtain information on population… (more)

Duarte, Leila

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

197

Sandia technology. Volume 13, number 2 Special issue : verification of arms control treaties.  

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Nuclear deterrence, a cornerstone of US national security policy, has helped prevent global conflict for over 40 years. The DOE and DoD share responsibility for this vital part of national security. The US will continue to rely on nuclear deterrence for the foreseeable future. In the late 1950s, Sandia developed satellite-borne nuclear burst detection systems to support the treaty banning atmospheric nuclear tests. This activity has continued to expand and diversify. When the Non-Proliferation Treaty was ratified in 1970, we began to develop technologies to protect nuclear materials from falling into unauthorized hands. This program grew and now includes systems for monitoring the movement and storage of nuclear materials, detecting tampering, and transmiting sensitive data securely. In the late 1970s, negotiations to further limit underground nuclear testing were being actively pursued. In less than 18 months, we fielded the National Seismic Station, an unattended observatory for in-country monitoring of nuclear tests. In the mid-l980s, arms-control interest shifted to facility monitoring and on-site inspection. Our Technical On-site Inspection Facility is the national test bed for perimeter and portal monitoring technology and the prototype for the inspection portal that was recently installed in the USSR under the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces accord. The articles in the special issue of Sundiu Technology describe some of our current contributions to verification technology. This work supports the US policy to seek realistic arms control agreements while maintaining our national security.

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1989-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

198

The ''Radiation continuity Checker'', an Instrument for Monitoring Nuclear Disarmament Treaty Compliance  

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We describe the design, construction and performance of an instrument designed to monitor compliance with future arms control treaties. By monitoring changes in the gamma-ray spectrum emitted by a stored nuclear weapon, our device is able to sense perturbations in the contents of a weapon storage container that would indicate treaty non-compliance. Our instrument (dubbed the Radiation Continuity Checker or RCC) is designed to detect significant perturbations in the gamma-ray spectra (indicative of tampering) while storing no classified information about the weapon, and having a negligible ''false alarm rate''. In this paper we describe the technical details of two prototype instruments and describe the strategies we have adopted to perform signal processing in these instruments. Our first instrument prototype uses a scintillation spectrometer and a massive tungsten alloy collimator to reject the gamma-ray background. Our second prototype instrument makes use of an active collimation scheme employing a multiple detector Compton scatter approach to reject background radiation. The signal processing method we employ uses linear algorithms applied pulse by pulse. This eliminates the need for storage of pulse height spectra, which are in many cases classified.

A. Bernstein; B. A. Brunett; N. R. Hilton; J. C. Lund; J. M. Van Scyoc

2000-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

199

A consumer-oriented approach to interpretive program planning for birding  

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of habitat management for birds (personal, nonpersonal or publication) 16. Bird behavior 17. Presentation method for bird behavior (personal, nonpersonal or publication) 1$. Unique or rare birds of the area 19. Presentation method for unique or rare... Management Presentation 33 16. Bird behavior = Behavior 17. Presentation method for bird behavior = Behavior Presentation 18. Unique or rare birds of the area = Rare Birds 19. Presentation method for unique or rare birds of the area = Rare Birds...

Hobson, William Joseph

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

200

(Acts adopted under Title V of the Treaty on European Union) COUNCIL COMMON POSITION 2005/329/PESC  

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-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons THE COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN UNION, Having regard to the Treaty on European Union-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) as the cornerstone of the global nuclear non-proliferation regime, the essential foundation for the pursuit of nuclear disarmament in accordance with Article VI of the NPT and an important

Sussex, University of

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201

Comprehensive test ban treaty international monitoring system security threats and proposed security attributes  

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To monitor compliance with a Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty (CTBT), a sensing network, referred to as the International Monitoring System (IMS), is being deployed. Success of the IMS depends on both its ability to preform its function and the international community`s confidence in the system. To ensure these goals, steps must be taken to secure the system against attacks that would undermine it; however, it is not clear that consensus exists with respect to the security requirements that should be levied on the IMS design. In addition, CTBT has not clearly articulated what threats it wishes to address. This paper proposes four system-level threats that should drive IMS design considerations, identifies potential threat agents, and collects into one place the security requirements that have been suggested by various elements of the IMS community. For each such requirement, issues associated with the requirement are identified and rationale for the requirement is discussed.

Draelos, T.J.; Craft, R.L.

1996-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

202

MEASURING IMPACTS TO BIRDS CAUSED BY WIND TURBINES MEASURING IMPACTS TO BIRDS CAUSED BY WIND TURBINES  

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APPENDIX A MEASURING IMPACTS TO BIRDS CAUSED BY WIND TURBINES #12;A-1 APPENDIX A MEASURING IMPACTS TO BIRDS CAUSED BY WIND TURBINES 1.0 INTRODUCTION Differential composition of wind turbines at wind energy used is the number of fatalities per wind turbine per year (Anderson et al. 1999). This metric has

203

Measurement of 37Ar to support technology for On-site Inspection under the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty  

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On-Site Inspection (OSI) is a key component of the verification regime for the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT). Measurements of radionuclide isotopes created by an underground nuclear explosion are a valuable signature of a Treaty violation. Argon-37 is produced from neutron interaction with calcium in soil, 40Ca(n,{\\alpha})37Ar. For OSI, the 35-day half-life of 37Ar provides both high specific activity and sufficient time for completion of an inspection before decay limits sensitivity. This paper presents a low-background internal-source gas proportional counter with an 37Ar measurement sensitivity level equivalent to 45.1 mBq/SCM in whole air.

C. E. Aalseth; A. R. Day; D. A. Haas; E. W. Hoppe; B. J. Hyronimus; M. E. Keillor; E. K. Mace; J. L. Orrell; A. Seifert; V. T. Woods

2010-08-04T23:59:59.000Z

204

Children's School December 2013 Winter Bird Feeding  

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, another grain, is preferred by dark-eyed juncos, American goldfinches, pine siskins and tree sparrows FeederWatch web site offers lots of tips for observing the detail of backyard birds. With this newsletter want to check their web site for more information (http

205

Rabbits killing birds revisited Jimin Zhang a  

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a three-species population model consisting of an endemic prey (bird), an alien prey (rabbit) and an alien to most endemic prey. Specifically, we show that, in an endemic prey­alien prey­alien pred- ator system ecosystems. Successful alien grazers are generally able to eat a large variety of native plants

Kuang, Yang

206

REVIEW/SYNTHSE Threat display in birds  

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REVIEW/SYNTHĂ?SE Threat display in birds Peter L. Hurd and Magnus Enquist Abstract: The study of threat displays has long been an area in which theory and empirical work have each spurred the other. A great deal that classical ethologists have accurately described about threat displays still lacks

Hurd, Peter L.

207

Birds That Go Wild for the City  

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, it is the most pressing issue after climate change. About half of the world's pop- ulation currently lives. In the process, they have discovered some surprising behavioral changes. Some species of birds are surprisingly from the nearby highway? "Yes, sure," says Henrik Brumm, who leads the Communication and Social Be

208

A Guide to the Birds of Panama  

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A Guide to the Birds of Panama: With Costa Rica, Nicaragua, and Honduras Robert S. Ridgely and John A. Gwynne, Jr. While serving as an army lieutenant in Panama in 1967, Robert Ridgely was fascinated--further stimu- lated local and international interest. Today, Panama is in the van- guard of Central American

Landweber, Laura

209

Rapid ‘evolution’ of migratory behaviour in the introduced house finch of eastern North America  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

...documented by banded birds in western North America. If we compare...all of the available data for western North America (including the...Oregon, Washington, Utah, Colorado, Arizona and British Columbia...these predominantly sedentary western populations. Some support...

1998-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

210

Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty research and development FY95-96 program plan  

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The Department of Energy (DOE) is responsible for the United States Government`s (USG) research and development (R&D) functions for monitoring nuclear explosions in the context of a Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty (CTBT). This responsibility includes the November 1993 transfer of the Department of Defense`s (DoD) CTBT R&D responsibility to DOE. The DOE research program builds on the broad base of USG expertise developed historically and includes R&D for detecting, locating, identifying, and characterizing nuclear explosions in all environments. The Office of Research and Development (NN-20), within the Department of Energy`s Office of Nonproliferation and National Security, formulates and executes the efforts necessary to meet the Department`s responsibilities. The following DOE laboratories as a team will support NN-20 in implementing the program plan: Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Pacific Northwest Laboratory, and Sandia National Laboratories. DOE has committed to a cooperative program that draws upon the core competencies of the national laboratories and upon the strengths of other government agencies and the private sector (academia and industry). The integration of resources under a common direction will allow the program to be flexible and responsive to changing technical and policy requirements while maximizing the effectiveness of funding appropriations. DOE will develop and demonstrate appropriate technologies, algorithms, procedures, and integrated systems in a cost-effective and timely manner. The program comprises seismic, radionuclide, hydroacoustic, and infrasound monitoring; on-site inspection; space-based monitoring; and automated data processing elements.

None

1994-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

211

Seasonal Juvenile Salmonid Presence and Migratory Behavior in the Lower Columbia River  

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To facilitate preparing Biological Assessments of proposed channel maintenance projects, the Portland District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers contracted the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory to consolidate and synthesize available information about the use of the lower Columbia River and estuary by juvenile anadromous salmonids. The information to be synthesized included existing published documents as well as data from five years (2004-2008) of acoustic telemetry studies conducted in the Columbia River estuary using the Juvenile Salmon Acoustic Telemetry System. For this synthesis, the Columbia River estuary includes the section of the Columbia River from Bonneville Dam at river kilometer (Rkm) 235 downstream to the mouth where it enters the Pacific Ocean. In this report, we summarize the seasonal salmonid presence and migration patterns in the Columbia River estuary based on information from published studies as well as relevant data from acoustic telemetry studies conducted by NOAA Fisheries and the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) between 2004 and 2008. Recent acoustic telemetry studies, conducted using the Juvenile Salmon Acoustic Telemetry System (JSATS; developed by the Portland District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers), provided information on the migratory behavior of juvenile steelhead (O. mykiss) and Chinook salmon in the Columbia River from Bonneville Dam to the Pacific Ocean. In this report, Section 2 provides a summary of information from published literature on the seasonal presence and migratory behavior of juvenile salmonids in the Columbia River estuary and plume. Section 3 presents a detailed synthesis of juvenile Chinook salmon and steelhead migratory behavior based on use of the JSATS between 2004 and 2008. Section 4 provides a discussion of the information summarized in the report as well as information drawn from literature reviews on potential effects of channel maintenance activities to juvenile salmonids rearing in or migrating through the Columbia River estuary and plume.

Carter, Jessica A.; McMichael, Geoffrey A.; Welch, Ian D.; Harnish, Ryan A.; Bellgraph, Brian J.

2009-04-30T23:59:59.000Z

212

Does stress response predict return rate in a migratory bird species? A study of American redstarts and their non-breeding habitat  

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...research-article Research articles 1007 60 Does stress response predict return rate in...modulation in free-living vertebrates. In Handbook of physiology (eds B. S. McEwen and...doi:10.1098/rstb.2007.0012 ) Does stress response predict return rate in...

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

213

Battling bird flu by the numbers  

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May » May » Battling bird flu by the numbers Battling bird flu by the numbers Lab theorists have developed a mathematical tool that could help health experts and crisis managers determine in real time whether an emerging infectious disease such as avian influenza H5N1 is poised to spread globally. May 27, 2008 Los Alamos National Laboratory sits on top of a once-remote mesa in northern New Mexico with the Jemez mountains as a backdrop to research and innovation covering multi-disciplines from bioscience, sustainable energy sources, to plasma physics and new materials. Los Alamos National Laboratory sits on top of a once-remote mesa in northern New Mexico with the Jemez mountains as a backdrop to research and innovation covering multi-disciplines from bioscience, sustainable energy

214

Oak Ridge Reservation Bird Records and Population Trends  

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Bird data have been collected through surveys, environmental assessments, and other observations for decades in the Oak Ridge National Environmental Research Park, located on the US Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge Reservation (ORR) in East Tennessee. Birds were recorded in a variety of habitats, including wetlands, interior forests, grasslands, ponds, corridors, forest edges, and more. Most of the information was gathered from waterfowl surveys conducted from 1990 to 2008, from Partners in Flight (PIF) breeding bird surveys conducted from 1995 to 2013, and from past publications and research on Reservation birds. We have also included our own observations and, in a few instances, credible observations of ORR birds of which we have been made aware through eBird or discussions with area ornithologists and bird watchers. For the period 1950–2014, we were able to document 228 species of birds on the ORR. Several of these species are known from historic records only, while others were not known to have ever occurred on the Reservation until recently. This report does not include PIF breeding bird data from the 2014 season or any records after July 2014. Twenty-two species—approximately 10% of the total number of species observed—have state-listed status in Tennessee as endangered, threatened, or in need of management. Of the 228 species we documented, 120 are believed to be breeding birds on the ORR.

Roy, W. K. [ORNL; Giffen, N. R. [ORNL; Wade, M. C. [CDM Smith; Haines, A. M. [Xcel Engineering, Inc.; Evans, J. W. [TWRA; Jett, R. T. [ORNL

2014-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

215

Proceedings of the 21st Seismic Research Symposium: Technologies for Monitoring The Comprehensive Nuclear Test-Ban Treaty  

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These proceedings contain papers prepared for the 21st Seismic Research Symposium: Technologies for Monitoring The Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty, held 21-24 September 1999 in Las Vegas, Nevada. These papers represent the combined research related to ground-based nuclear explosion monitoring funded by the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA), Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA), Air Force Technical Applications Center (AFTAC), Department of Defense (DoD), the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO), and other invited sponsors. The scientific objectives of the research are to improve the United States capability to detect, locate, and identify nuclear explosions. The purpose of the meeting is to provide the sponsoring agencies, as well as potential users, an opportunity to review research accomplished during the preceding year and to discuss areas of investigation for the coming year. For the researchers, it provides a forum for the exchange of scientific information toward achieving program goals, and an opportunity to discuss results and future plans. Paper topics include: seismic regionalization and calibration; detection and location of sources; wave propagation from source to receiver; the nature of seismic sources, including mining practices; hydroacoustic, infrasound, and radionuclide methods; on-site inspection; and data processing.

Warren, N. Jill [Editor

1999-09-21T23:59:59.000Z

216

EOCENE BIRDS FROM THE WESTERN MARGIN OF SOUTHERNMOST SOUTH AMERICA .  

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??This study presents the first record of Eocene birds from the western margin of southernmost South America. Three localities in Magallanes, southern Chile, have yielded… (more)

Sallaberry, Michel

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

217

Comparison of two methods of counting birds at sea  

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In an attempt to improve techniques for surveying marine birds, the author compares methods for estimating relative abundance and density. Quantitative relationships exist between estimates of relative abundance and density for most marine bird species. Estimates of abundance can be derived from values of density by regression models when the following factors are considered: bird behavior (flying, sitting, and ship-following), duration of the count, and ship speed. The author's data suggest a minimum numerical relationship of 2:1 between estimates of abundance and density for sitting birds and 1:1 for flying birds. Neither method of counting birds at sea eliminates the problem of ship-followers. However, the density method minimizes an inflationary effect caused by ship-followers that is apparent with the abundance estimate, especially when the observer's vessel is associated with fishing activities. Differences in abilities of observers to count birds is a principal, but unavoidable, source of variability with both counting methods. The density method also minimizes this problem by focusing the observer's view in an area with known boundaries. This standardization decreases variability in bird detection due to weather, size and color differences between species, flock sizes, and bird behavior. These factors are not controlled in estimates of abundance.

Powers, K.D.

1982-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Migratory magnetism  

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... in tune with the Earth's magnetic field. But how, exactly, do creatures sense magnetism? This is one of the most intriguing questions in modern biology - and also ... move preferentially in a north-south direction. This finding hints at the possible influence of magnetism on their movements. ...

Henry Gee

1999-10-06T23:59:59.000Z

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1 www.aviandemographyunit.orgBirds in Reserves Project Guide BIRDS IN RESERVES  

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their Protected Area database available to us. Birds in Reserves Project Contents: Page: Introduction Registering a PA with BIRP 15 Working out grid cells 16 Appendix 1: List of species (alphabetical) 17 Appendix is to make your list an accurate reflection of the species which occur within the PA and utilize it in some

de Villiers, Marienne

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Geographically distributed acoustical monitoring of migrating birds  

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A geographically distributed system of largely automated acoustical monitoring stations was developed to monitor the migration of small passerine birds. The targeted species wood warblers and sparrows migrate at night and produce short (about 120 ms at the longest) high?pitched (between roughly 6 and 10 kHz) calls as they fly often audible from the ground. The monitoring system consisted of ten stations located in New Jersey Maryland Pennsylvania and New York and a central data repository located at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. Each station comprised an outdoor weatherproof microphone connected to a volunteer’s home computer. The computer automatically ran acoustic transient detection software each night that listened continuously to the microphone signal and extracted all transients matching certain criteria each to its own audio file. The detected transients were uploaded by the volunteer each morning via the Internet to the central repository for classification and archival. Results including spectrograms of all detected transients and bird call counts were displayed on a public web site updated daily. [Work supported by EPA.

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A GasdynamicAcoustic Model of a Bird Scare Gun  

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A Gasdynamic­Acoustic Model of a Bird Scare Gun A contribution to Mathematical Modeling: Case). To be published by Cambridge University Press, 2000. 1 Introduction A bird scare gun is a relatively simple device. It appears that the gun produces a louder bang when the pipe is longer. This hints, of course, at a possible

Eindhoven, Technische Universiteit

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19CHALLENGE Summer 2006 OUTDOOR LIGHTING, INSECTS & BIRDS  

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-whocomplainofthevisualintrusion causedbysecuritylightsandinsensitivestreetlighting. It is common knowledge that street and security lights attract insects: indeed, 2000-watt light that the increasing numbers of urban street and security lights must have a measurable impact on the environment19CHALLENGE Summer 2006 OUTDOOR LIGHTING, INSECTS & BIRDS Is light pollution killing our birds

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Phylogenetics of modern birds in the era of genomics  

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...Phylogenetics of modern birds in the era of genomics Scott V Edwards * W Bryan Jennings Andrew...witnessed the advent and maturation of the genomics era, the completion of the chicken genome...for birds. A variety of comparative genomics strategies, including adoption of objective...

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

224

Oil droplets of bird eyes: microlenses acting as spectral filters  

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...Ronald H. Douglas and Thomas W. Cronin Oil droplets of bird eyes: microlenses acting...cone photoreceptors of bird eyes is the oil droplets located in front of the visual-pigment-containing...refractive index at longer wavelengths. The oil droplets therefore act as powerful spherical...

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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BIRD FATALITY ASSOCIATIONS AND PREDICTIVE MODELS FOR THE APWRA  

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and Flannery 1992, 1996; Hunt 2002). Some have argued that all types of wind turbine and tower combinations kill birds or that the type of tower or wind turbine does not relate to bird mortality (Anderson et al on wind turbines with tubular towers, and Thelander and Rugge (2001) found that mortality was no less

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E-Print Network 3.0 - afrotropical forest bird Sample Search...  

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Forest bird community... . 2000. Nesting success of understory forest birds in central Panama. Journal of Avian Biology 31... . 1992. Nest predation and differential insular...

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A Comparative Analysis of the Influence of Weather on the Flight Altitudes of Birds  

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Birds pose a serious risk to flight safety worldwide. A Bird Avoidance Model (BAM) is being developed in the Netherlands to reduce the risk of bird–aircraft collisions. In order to develop a temporally and spatially dynamic model of bird ...

Judy Shamoun-Baranes; Emiel van Loon; Hans van Gasteren; Jelmer van Belle; Willem Bouten; Luit Buurma

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The new international treaties in the context of the European Union: a temporary solution for the current political challenges or a risk to the institutional future of the Union?  

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The Treaty of Lisbon is a stage in a process—not a final outcome, but rather an intermediate result. The EU can be seen as a building that is currently under construction; but now for various reasons this proj...

Carlo Casini

2012-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Oil droplets of bird eyes: microlenses acting as spectral filters  

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...Institute for Advanced Materials, University of Groningen, , Groningen, The Netherlands One contribution of 15 to a Theme...20 nm on the IBM BlueGene/P of the University of Groningen. (d) Reflectance spectra of bird feathers Feather...

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Program Highlights | Department of Energy  

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About Us » News & Blog » Program Highlights About Us » News & Blog » Program Highlights Program Highlights December 4, 2013 Program Highlights DOE and FWS Sign New MOU on Migratory Bird Protection DOE and the Department of the Interior's Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) pursuant to the Migratory Bird Treaty Act. November 1, 2013 Program Highlights Hazard Communications Training Deadline Approaches All DOE Federal and contractor employees with hazardous chemicals in their workplace MUST complete the new Hazard Communications Standard Training, per 10 CFR 851, Worker Safety and Health Program, by DECEMBER 1, 2013. October 31, 2013 HSS' Josh Silverman joins other 2013 "Sammie Award" Finalists at the White House to meet President Barack Obama. Josh is in the back row, fifth from the right.

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Office of Health, Safety and Security | Department of Energy  

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Office of Health, Safety and Security Office of Health, Safety and Security DOE and FWS Sign New MOU on Migratory Bird Protection DOE and the Department of the Interior's Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) pursuant to the Migratory Bird Treaty Act. Read more President Obama Meets with Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Award Finalists and Winners HSS' Josh Silverman joins other 2013 "Sammie Award" Finalists at the White House to meet President Barack Obama. Read more National Day of Remembrance HSS Honors Former Nuclear Weapons Program Workers On Friday, October 25th 2013, HSS honored over 150 nuclear weapons program workers at the National Atomic Testing Museum (NATM). Read more Secretary of Energy Ernest J. Moniz and Deputy Secretary Daniel B. Poneman

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Post?installation activities in the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty (CTBT) International Monitoring System (IMS) infrasound network  

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The provisional operation and maintenance of IMS infrasound stations after installation and subsequent certification has the objective to prepare the infrasound network for entry into force of the Comprehensive Nuclear?Test?Ban Treaty (CTBT). The goal is to maintain and fine tune the technical capabilities of the network to repair faulty equipment and to ensure that stations continue to meet the minimum specifications through evaluation of data quality and station recalibration. Due to the globally dispersed nature of the network this program constitutes a significant undertaking that requires careful consideration of possible logistic approaches and their financial implications. Currently 11 of the 60 IMS infrasound stations are transmitting data in the post?installation Testing & Evaluation mode. Another 5 stations are under provisional operation and are maintained in post?certification mode. It is expected that 20% of the infrasound network will be certified by the end of 2002. This presentation will focus on the different phases of post?installation activities of the IMS infrasound program and the logistical challenges to be tackled to ensure a cost?efficient management of the network. Specific topics will include Testing & Evaluation and Certification of Infrasound Stations as well as Configuration Management and Network Sustainment.

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233

New England Wind Forum: Environmental Impacts? Interaction with Birds,  

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Environmental Impacts? Environmental Impacts? The construction and operation of a wind farm will have some local impact to the natural environment, but the specific impacts are site specific. Effects can include avian (bird), bat, and other wildlife activity. Some of the following documents are available as Adobe Acrobat PDFs. Download Adobe Reader. Birds Largely because of the unique circumstances and experiences surrounding one region in Northern California with significant wind energy development in the 1980s, wind power proponents now conduct wildlife (and particularly avian) studies as a regular part of screening sites for development. Earlier generations of wind turbines were smaller and located close together. They were mounted on lattice towers and had rapidly spinning blades. These wind turbines were located in great numbers in the Altamont Pass, an area of rolling grassland home to a substantial population of raptors. A high number of bird kills resulted. Wind technology has advanced substantially since the 1980s. Today's larger turbines have wider spacing, more slowly spinning blades, and are mounted on tubular towers. Nonetheless, wind turbines, like all manmade structures, do have the potential to impact birds and/or bats. Careful selection of development sites avoids placement in particularly sensitive locations, and for well-sited wind projects, avian impacts can be minimal including relative to other sources of avian collision. The National Wind Coordinating Collaborative published a report discussing bird interaction with wind turbines in the Spring of 2010, "Wind Turbine Interactions with Birds, Bats, and their Habitats: A Summary of Research Results and Priority Questions (PDF 2.0 MB)."

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Draft Avian Conservation Plan for the Sierra Nevada Bioregion: Conservation priorities and strategies for safeguarding Sierra bird populations  

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and strategies for safeguarding Sierra bird populations A Project of California Partners in Flight and Institute priorities and strategies for safeguarding Sierra bird populations. Institute for Bird Populations report

DeSante, David F.

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Foraging ecology of wintering wading birds along the Gulf of Mexico coast  

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I studied flock composition, distribution and foraging ecology of wintering wading birds along the Gulf of Mexico coast. I focused on geographic variability in wintering wading bird assemblages, the processes that structured these assemblages...

Sherry, Dawn Ann

2007-04-25T23:59:59.000Z

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Street lighting disrupts the diel migratory pattern of wild Atlantic salmon, Salmo salar L., smolts leaving their natal stream  

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The migratory timing and behaviour of wild Atlantic salmon smolts leaving their natal stream was determined using a passive integrated transponder (PIT) antennae system at a study site on a tributary of the River Itchen, England. Experiments compared the downstream migration of smolts under natural control conditions (2000–2006) with two years (2008 and 2009) when the main downstream exit of the study site was subject to street-lit conditions every alternate night (maximum light intensity measured at the stream surface = 14 lx). Migration of smolts under control conditions was significantly (p street lighting resulted in the timing of migration being random (p = 0.11, n = 7; p = 0.76, n = 34, respectively) with respect to time of day. Furthermore, migration of smolts was significantly (p = 0.01, n = 19) correlated with the time of sunset for fish migrating when the lamp had been off, but random (p = 0.36, n = 22) when the lamp had been on (2008 and 2009 data, combined). This alteration in migratory behaviour due to street lighting may impact fitness.

W.D. Riley; B. Bendall; M.J. Ives; N.J. Edmonds; D.L. Maxwell

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Research priorities in modeling the transmission risks of H7N9 bird flu  

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As a new emerging infection, good system for surveillance and prediction of H7N9 bird flu outbreak is very important. Research priorities in modeling the transmission risks of H7N9 bird flu include many mulitdisciplinary approaches and international collaboration. Image: H7N9 migration from bird genetic mutation to human outbreak.

Viroj Wiwanitkit; Benyun Shi; Shang Xia; Guo-Jing Yang; Xiao-Nong Zhou; Jiming Liu

2013-08-08T23:59:59.000Z

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Impact of Wind Farms on Birds and Bats in Iowa Principal Investigator: Stephen J. Dinsmore  

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). Objective 2) Monitor nesting success of birds in response to proximity to wind turbines We monitoredImpact of Wind Farms on Birds and Bats in Iowa Principal Investigator: Stephen J. Dinsmore of Natural Resources, State Wildlife Grant Goals and Objectives: Document bird use at wind farm

Koford, Rolf R.

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

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

Silander Jr., John A.

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IMPACTS TO BIRDS CAUSED BY WIND ENERGY GENERATION 4.1 INTRODUCTION  

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77 CHAPTER 4 IMPACTS TO BIRDS CAUSED BY WIND ENERGY GENERATION 4.1 INTRODUCTION Bird mortality studies reporting on wind energy facilities elsewhere regularly report that bird mortality in the APWRA is unusually high there and is, therefore, an anomaly among wind energy facilities in the United States. We

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Architectural Structures Beijing Olympic Stadium 2008 as Biomimicry of a Bird's Nest  

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Architectural Structures ARCH 251 Beijing Olympic Stadium 2008 as Biomimicry of a Bird's Nest Ann: Bird's Nest 5 Figure 2 Rendering of interior concourse - Beijing National Stadium 8 Figure 3 CAD model welding of steel structure of the Bird's Nest 10 Figure 7 Maasai woman of Kenya plasters dung over her

Barthelat, Francois

242

GIS application to bird conservation in Puerto Rico  

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The conservation of these sites will ensure the preservation of the island's biodiversity #12;AcknowledgementsGIS application to bird conservation in Puerto Rico Idelfonso Ruiz, Adrianne Tossas and Ilse assess areas of high ecological value promote the conservation and management of species

Gilbes, Fernando

243

Damage Assessment and Restoration Planning For Marine Birds  

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.S. Geological Service and Humboldt State University, Deborah French, Applied Sciences Associates, Bruce Wright Bird Workshop held in December of 1999 in San Francisco, California (Sarah Allen, Mark Barash, Cindy, Laura Valoppi, Veronica Varela, Kathy Verrue-Slater, Dan Welsh, Bruce Wright). Many of the points raised

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Global warming and body mass decline in Israeli passerine birds  

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Global warming and body mass decline in Israeli passerine birds Yoram Yom-Tov Department of Zoology,Tel Aviv University,Tel Aviv 69978, Israel ( yomtov@post.tau.ac.il) Global warming may a¡ect the physiology in body mass and tarsus length are due to global warming and also in accordance with Bergmann's rule

Yom-Tov, Yoram

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Distress calls may honestly signal bird quality to predators  

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...indicators of prey quality. The structure of...they spread the call energy over a wider range...indicators of prey quality. The structure of...they spread the call energy over a wider range...Keywords: birds; prey quality; distress calls...reduce the time and energy expended during capture...

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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ORIGINAL PAPER Bird communities and wind farms: a phylogenetic  

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of wind facilities on wildlife has also been documented, pointing to pressing conservation challengesORIGINAL PAPER Bird communities and wind farms: a phylogenetic and morphological approach Leonel 2013 Abstract The undeniable environmental benefits of wind energy are undermined by the negative

Arita, HĂ©ctor T.

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INTRODUCTION In birds, the quality of rearing conditions is a  

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major, nest- ling condition affected recruitment probability but not reproductive success (Verboven- ling condition and survival better than with repro- ductive success and adult survival. These lifeINTRODUCTION In birds, the quality of rearing conditions is a major determinant of nestling body

Alvarez, Nadir

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Wildlife-friendly farming benefits rare birds, bees and plants  

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...recent report by the European Court of Auditors concluded that AES are not designed and...small seeds provide invaluable, high energy winter food resources for farmland birds...designed and managed? european court of auditors special report no. 7/2011. European...

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Historical mutation rates predict susceptibility to radiation in Chernobyl birds  

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Historical mutation rates predict susceptibility to radiation in Chernobyl birds A. P. MĂ?LLER* , J in the evolutionary past. Radioactive contamination from Chernobyl constitutes one such extreme perturbation of radiation from Chernobyl are also the species that in the past have been most susceptible to factors

Mousseau, Timothy A.

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Regular Expressions for Natural Language Processing Steven Bird Ewan Klein  

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to know how many words can be formed from the letters: a, c, e, o, and n (e.g. ocean). We may want to ndRegular Expressions for Natural Language Processing Steven Bird Ewan Klein 2006-01-29 Version: 0

Hearst, Marti

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Topography, energy and the global distribution of bird species richness  

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...extend to the influence of solar energy and temperature upon speciation...young species of birds in Africa and South America and...35012228 . Hawkins, B.A , Energy, water, and broad-scale...and C.A Corey1987Does solar energy control organic diversity...

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Nested Datatypes Richard Bird 1 and Lambert Meertens 2  

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Nested Datatypes Richard Bird 1 and Lambert Meertens 2 1 Programming Research Group, Oxford@cwi.nl Abstract. A nested datatype, also known as a non­regular datatype, is a parametrised datatype whose declaration involves different instances of the accompanying type parameters. Nested datatypes have been

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Phylogenetics of modern birds in the era of genomics  

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Review Phylogenetics of modern birds in the era of genomics Scott V. Edwards*, W. Bryan Jennings and maturation of the genomics era, the completion of the chicken genome and a suite of technologies that promise genomics strategies, including adoption of objective quality scores for sequence data, analysis

Edwards, Scott

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Impacts of Avian Predation on Juvenile Salmonids in Central California Watersheds  

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Bird Treaty Act of 1918 (MBTA; 16 U.S.C.703-712) and theBird Treaty Act of 1918 (MBTA; 16 U.S.C.703-712) and the

Frechette, Danielle

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Modeling the spread of bird flu and predicting outbreak diversity  

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Avian influenza, commonly known as bird flu, is an epidemic caused by H5N1 virus that primarily affects birds like chickens, wild water birds, etc. On rare occasions, these can infect other species including pigs and humans. In the span of less than a year, the lethal strain of bird flu is spreading very fast across the globe mainly in South East Asia, parts of Central Asia, Africa and Europe. In order to study the patterns of spread of epidemic, we made an investigation of outbreaks of the epidemic in one week, that is from February 13–18, 2006, when the deadly virus surfaced in India. We have designed a statistical transmission model of bird flu taking into account the factors that affect the epidemic transmission such as source of infection, social and natural factors and various control measures are suggested. For modeling the general intensity coefficient f ( r ) , we have implemented the recent ideas given in the article Fitting the Bill, Nature [R. Howlett, Fitting the bill, Nature 439 (2006) 402], which describes the geographical spread of epidemics due to transportation of poultry products. Our aim is to study the spread of avian influenza, both in time and space, to gain a better understanding of transmission mechanism. Our model yields satisfactory results as evidenced by the simulations and may be used for the prediction of future situations of epidemic for longer periods. We utilize real data at these various scales and our model allows one to generalize our predictions and make better suggestions for the control of this epidemic.

Ranjit Kumar Upadhyay; Nitu Kumari; V. Sree Hari Rao

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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effectively tax treaty?  

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for rent or royalty? Individual completes IRS form 1001. Payment will not be taxed. (Code "N") Taxes for rent, royalty, non- employee comp? * When no forms are submitted, taxes will be withheld at 30%. Rev. 5

Krovi, Venkat

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Columbia River Treaty  

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of interconnection (i.e., imports and exports) 3. Miscellaneous resources including some small hydro and other renewables (Step I firm load is reduced by these resources)...

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file://Z:\2010 CX Rulemaking\01 Comments on Proposed Rule\Comme  

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02 02 Rulemaking to Amend 10 CFR Part 1021: National Environmental Policy Act Implementing Procedures Comment On: DOE-HQ-2010-0002-0014 National Environmental Policy Act Implementing Procedures Document: DOE-HQ-2010-0002-0019 Comment on FR Doc # 2010-32316 Submitter Information Name: William Kirk Williams Address: 5428 S. Broadwing Way 5428 S. Broadwing Way Boise, Idaho, 83716 Email: wkwllc@earthlink.net Fax: (208) 333-9506 General Comment Please do not include "Wind Turbines" and "Solar Potovoltaic" systems among categorical exclusions. Such projects are far too big and consume far too much land to be build without following the EIS process. Wind Turbines kill birds in violation of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act. Without mandatory compliance with EIS no mechanism to assurme BMPs for minimizing bird kills will be in

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White Bird, Idaho: Energy Resources | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Bird, Idaho: Energy Resources Bird, Idaho: Energy Resources Jump to: navigation, search Equivalent URI DBpedia Coordinates 45.7615508°, -116.3006974° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":45.7615508,"lon":-116.3006974,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Priority conservation areas for birds in El Salvador  

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Priority conservation areas for birds in El Salvador INTRODUCTION El Salvador is a small country (2100 km 2 ) situated in the heart of the northern Central America bioregion (southern Mexico, Belize, Guatemala, Honduras and northern Nicaragua... in ecotourism in nearby countries (especially Belize and Costa Rica), led to renewed conservation efforts (Secretar?a Ejecutiva de Medio Ambiente, 1994). The environmental movement during the last decade has inspired wide- spread interest and support...

Komar, Oliver

2002-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A Review on Fish Swimming and Bird/Insect Flight  

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This expository review is devoted to fish swimming and bird/insect flight. (i) The simple waving motion of an elongated flexible ribbon plate of constant width, immersed in a fluid at rest, propagating a wave distally down the plate to swim forward is first considered to provide a fundamental concept on energy conservation. It is generalized to include variations in body width and thickness, vortex shedding from appended dorsal, ventral and caudal fins to closely simulate fish swimming for which a nonlinear theory is presented for large-amplitude propulsion. (ii) For bird flight, the pioneering studies on oscillating rigid wings are briefed, followed by presenting a nonlinear unsteady theory for flexible wing with arbitrary variations in shape and trajectory with a comparative study with experiments. (iii) For insect flight, more recent advances are reviewed under aerodynamic theory and modeling, computational methods, and experiments, on forward and hovering flights with producing leading-edge vortex to give unsteady high lift. (iv) Prospects are explored on extracting intrinsic flow energy by fish and bird to gain thrust for propulsion. (v) The mechanical and biological principles are drawn together for unified studies on the energetics in deriving metabolic power for animal locomotion, leading to a surprising discovery that the hydrodynamic viscous drag on swimming fish is largely associated with laminar boundary layers, thus drawing valid and sound evidences for a resolution to the fish-swim paradox proclaimed by Gray (1936, 1968).

Theodore Yaotsu Wu

2010-06-09T23:59:59.000Z

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Wildlife Hospital of Louisiana Annual Adopt-a-Bird Form Print Name: ____________________________________________________________ Date: ___________________  

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Wildlife Hospital of Louisiana Annual Adopt-a-Bird Form Print Name, Wildlife Hospital of Louisiana, LSU School of Veterinary Medicine, Baton Rouge, LA 70803 #12;

Harms, Kyle E.

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Impacts of Oil and Gas Development on Wintering Grassland Birds at Padre Island National Seashore, Texas  

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, access roads) and bird abundance. I also compared abundance among the 3 site types. At each site I recorded bird numbers and species in 10-m distance bands along all transects (4 transects/well, 2 transects/road), each extending 300 m from the road or pad...

Lawson, Ardath L.

2010-10-12T23:59:59.000Z

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FLYING FISH GLIDE AS WELL We're all familiar with birds that are as  

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Inside JEB i FLYING FISH GLIDE AS WELL AS BIRDS We're all familiar with birds that are as comfortable diving as they are flying but only one family of fish has made the reverse journey. Flying fish Choi, a mechanical engineer from Seoul National University, Korea, became fascinated by flying fish

Moss, Cynthia

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BIRD BEHAVIORS IN THE ALTAMONT PASS WIND RESOURCE AREA 8.1 INTRODUCTION  

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with operating wind turbines (Estep 1989; Howell and DiDonato 1991; Howell and Noone 1992; Orloff and Flannery proposed as a contributing factor to the susceptibility of birds to collide with wind turbines (Cade 1995 was confounded by evidence that the existence and operation of wind turbines may have already changed bird

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Am. ~Iidl. Nal. 14:\\:-11-52 Bird Mortality Associated with Wind Turbines at the Buffalo  

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238-w Am. ~Iidl. Nal. 14:\\:-11-52 Bird Mortality Associated with Wind Turbines at the Buffalo Ridge with these wind turbines (Nelson and Curry. 1995). Orloff and Flannery (1992) suggested that the hunting beha) sampled 359 wind turbines in Alameda and Contra Costa counties. California, and found 42 dead birds

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A COMPARISON OF FRUIT REMOVAL BY BATS AND BIRDS FROM PIPER HISfIDUM SW.  

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... ; A COMPARISON OF FRUIT REMOVAL BY BATS AND BIRDS FROM PIPER HISfIDUM SW. (PIPERACEAE. Central AlOOrica (Received: January 5, 1989) ABSTRAC,r I measured fruit removal by bats and birds from in recently distubed second growth habitat during a period of heavy P. hispidum fruiting; plants are e

O'Donnell, Sean

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Effects on birds of an offshore wind park at Horns Rev: Environmental  

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Effects on birds of an offshore wind park at Horns Rev: Environmental impact assessment NERI Report Environmental Research Institute Effects on birds of an offshore wind park at Horns Rev: Environmental impact of an offshore wind park at Horns Rev: Environmental impact assessment Authors: Henning Noer, Thomas Kjær

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Bird orientation: compensation for wind drift in migrating raptors is age dependent  

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...Lund, Sweden 3 Grimso Wildlife Research Station, Swedish...potentially strong effect of wind on bird orientation...orientation: compensation for wind drift in migrating raptors...Lund, Sweden 3 Grimso Wildlife Research Station, Swedish...potentially strong effect of wind on bird orientation...

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Elevated Frequency of Cataracts in Birds from Chernobyl Timothy Alexander Mousseau1  

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Elevated Frequency of Cataracts in Birds from Chernobyl Timothy Alexander Mousseau1 , Anders Pape typical of cataracts in more than 1100 free-living birds in the Chernobyl region in relation to background Chernobyl. PLoS ONE 8(7): e66939. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0066939 Editor: Jordi Moya-Larano, Estacion

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3.A24 Freshman Seminar: The Engineering of Birds, Fall 2004  

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Why are things in nature shaped the way they are? How do birds fly? Why do bird nests look the way they do? How do woodpeckers peck? These are the types of questions Dr. Lorna Gibson's freshman seminar at MIT has been ...

Gibson, Lorna J.

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Correlation between an in vitro and an in vivo measure of dioxin sensitivity in birds  

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Correlation between an in vitro and an in vivo measure of dioxin sensitivity in birds Jessica A to dioxin-like compounds in birds; induction of 7-ethoxyresorufin-O-de- ethylase (EROD) activity in cultured,3,7,8-tetrachlo- rodibenzo-p-dioxin (TCDD) and 6 polychlorinated biphe- nyls (PCBs) were strongly correlated

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Nest-Site Habitat of Cavity-Nesting Birds at the San Joaquin Experimental Range1  

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279 Nest-Site Habitat of Cavity-Nesting Birds at the San Joaquin Experimental Range1 Kathryn L. Purcell2 and Jared Verner2 Abstract Detailed information about the nesting habitats of birds, including those needed for successful nesting, can provide a better understanding of the ecological factors

Standiford, Richard B.

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Cavity-nesting Bird Use of Nest Boxes in Vineyards of Central-Coast California1  

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Cavity-nesting Bird Use of Nest Boxes in Vineyards of Central-Coast California1 Daniel P. Mummert,2 by vineyards in many areas of central- coastal California. Oak woodlands are home to many insectivorous, cavity-nesting birds that would be beneficial in and around vineyards. During March to June 2001, we used bluebird nest

Standiford, Richard B.

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Nest Defense Behaviors of Native Cavity-Nesting Birds to European Starlings1  

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457 Nest Defense Behaviors of Native Cavity- Nesting Birds to European Starlings1 Rodney G. Olsen,2 for nest sites and the extent to which European Starlings (Sturnus vulgaris) are seen as a threat by native of aggressive behavior of four species of native cavity-nesting birds to starlings at active nests in trees

Standiford, Richard B.

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The subtlety of simple eyes: the tuning of visual fields to perceptual challenges in birds  

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...stereopsis with which binocular vision in birds does not appear to be associated. Thus, in...binocularity would seem to lie in what each eye does independently (i.e. diplopically...Family Caprimulgidae (nightjars). In Handbook of the birds of the world, vol. 5. Barn-owls...

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2010 MacArthur Fellowship Kelly Benoit-Bird, has been selected as one of 23 recipients nationwide of  

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2010 MacArthur Fellowship Kelly Benoit-Bird, has been selected as one of 23 recipients nationwide Society of America. Kelly Benoit-Bird Associate Professor, Biological Oceanography "One of the things I and inspire me." -- Kelly Benoit-Bird #12;

Kurapov, Alexander

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A comparison of bird use and species diversity of created and natural salt marshes in the Galveston Bay complex, Texas  

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Birds were censused in seven natural and seven created salt marshes in lower Galveston Bay from October 1990 through September 1991 to evaluate differences in bird use due to marsh origin, size, and age. Birds were grouped by foraging method, prey...

Melvin, Stefani Lynn

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Migratory Behavior and Survival of Juvenile Salmonids in the Lower Columbia River, Estuary, and Plume in 2010  

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Uncertainty regarding the migratory behavior and survival of juvenile salmonids passing through the lower Columbia River and estuary after negotiating dams on the Federal Columbia River Power System (FCRPS) prompted the development and application of the Juvenile Salmon Acoustic Telemetry System (JSATS). The JSATS has been used to investigate the survival of juvenile salmonid smolts between Bonneville Dam (river kilometer (rkm) 236) and the mouth of the Columbia River annually since 2004. In 2010, a total of 12,214 juvenile salmonids were implanted with both a passive integrated transponder (PIT) and a JSATS acoustic transmitter. Using detection information from JSATS receiver arrays deployed on dams and in the river, estuary, and plume, the survival probability of yearling Chinook salmon and steelhead smolts tagged at John Day Dam was estimated form multiple reaches between rkm 153 and 8.3 during the spring. During summer, the survival probability of subyearling Chinook salmon was estimated for the same reaches. In addition, the influence of routes of passage (e.g., surface spill, deep spill, turbine, juvenile bypass system) through the lower three dams on the Columbia River (John Day, The Dalles, and Bonneville) on juvenile salmonid smolt survival probability from the dams to rkm 153 and then between rkm 153 and 8.3 was examined to increase understanding of the immediate and latent effects of dam passage on juvenile salmon survival. Similar to previous findings, survival probability was relatively high (>0.95) for most groups of juvenile salmonids from the Bonneville Dam tailrace to about rkm 50. Downstream of rkm 50 the survival probability of all species and run types we examined decreased markedly. Steelhead smolts suffered the highest mortality in this lower portion of the Columbia River estuary, with only an estimated 60% of the tagged fish surviving to the mouth of the river. In contrast, yearling and subyearling Chinook salmon smolts survived to the mouth of the river at higher rates, with estimated survival probabilities of 84% and 86%, respectively. The influence of route of passage at the lower three dams in the FCRPS on juvenile salmonid survival appeared to be relatively direct and immediate. Significant differences in estimated survival probabilities of juvenile salmonid smolts among groups with different dam passage experiences were often detected between the dams and rkm 153. In contrast, the influence of route of passage on survival to the mouth of the Columbia River was not apparent among the groups of tagged juvenile salmonids with different FCRPS passage experiences after they had already survived to a point about 80 km downstream of Bonneville Dam. Yearling Chinook salmon and steelhead smolts that migrated through the lower estuary in off-channel habitats took two to three times longer to travel through these lower reaches and their estimated survival probabilities were not significantly different from that of their cohorts which migrated in or near the navigation channel. A large proportion of the tagged juvenile salmonids migrating in or near the navigation channel in the lower estuary crossed from the south side of the estuary near Astoria, Oregon and passed through relatively shallow expansive sand flats (Taylor Sands) to the North Channel along the Washington shore of the estuary. This migratory behavior may contribute to the avian predation losses observed on for fish (2 to 12% of fish in this study).

McMichael, Geoffrey A.; Harnish, Ryan A.; Skalski, John R.; Deters, Katherine A.; Ham, Kenneth D.; Townsend, Richard L.; Titzler, P. Scott; Hughes, Michael S.; Kim, Jin A.; Trott, Donna M.

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Proceedings of the 22nd Annual DoD/DOE Seismic Research Symposium: Planning for Verification of and Compliance with the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT)  

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These proceedings contain papers prepared for the 22nd Annual DoD/DOE Seismic Research Symposium: Planning for Verification of and Compliance with the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT), held 13-15 September 2000 in New Orleans, Louisiana. These papers represent the combined research related to ground-based nuclear explosion monitoring funded by the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA), Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA), Air Force Technical Applications Center (AFTAC), Department of Defense (DoD), US Army Space and Missile Defense Command, Defense Special Weapons Agency (DSWA), and other invited sponsors. The scientific objectives of the research are to improve the United States capability to detect, locate, and identify nuclear explosions. The purpose of the meeting is to provide the sponsoring agencies, as well as potential users, an opportunity to review research accomplished during the preceding year and to discuss areas of investigation for the coming year. For the researchers, it provides a forum for the exchange of scientific information toward achieving program goals, and an opportunity to discuss results and future plans. Paper topics include: seismic regionalization and calibration; detection and location of sources; wave propagation from source to receiver; the nature of seismic sources, including mining practices; hydroacoustic, infrasound, and radionuclide methods; on-site inspection; and data processing.

Nichols, James W., LTC [Editor

2000-09-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Do smart birds stress less? An interspecific relationship between brain size and corticosterone levels  

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...An interspecific relationship between brain size and corticosterone levels adam Z...report that in birds, species with larger brains relative to their body size show lower...CORT levels than species with smaller brains. This relationship is consistent across...

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Highly pathogenic H5N1 avian influenza: Entry pathways into North America via bird migration  

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Given the possibility of highly pathogenic H5N1 avian influenza arriving in North America and monitoring programs that have been established to detect and track it, we review intercontinental movements of birds. We divided ...

Peterson, A. Townsend; Benz, Brett W.; Pape?, Monica

2007-02-28T23:59:59.000Z

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Prioritization of areas in China for the conservation of endangered birds using modelled geographical distributions  

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We developed distributional models for 90 threatened bird species in China, and used heuristic complementarity algorithms to prioritize areas for conservation. The pixel-based area selection prioritized 20 areas for ...

Chen, Guojun; Peterson, A. Townsend

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Label Free Mid-IR Photothermal Imaging of Bird Brain With Quantum Cascade Laser  

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Label free mid-infrared photothermal imaging on bird brain slices is presented. The Amide-I vibrational band is excited by a quantum cascade laser and an Er:doped fiber measures the...

Mertiri, Alket; Totachawattana, Atcha; Liu, Hui; Hong, Mi K; Gardner, Tim; Sander, Michelle Y; Erramilli, Shyamsunder

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Does coping style predict optimization? An experimental test in a wild passerine bird  

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...predict optimization? An experimental test in a wild passerine bird Marion Nicolaus...precise local environmental knowledge. To test this, we quantified exploratory behaviour...Using a field-based novel environment test, we quantified exploratory behaviour as...

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Predation pressure from above: observations on the activities of piscivorous birds at a shallow eutrophic lake  

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The foraging activities of piscivorous birds at a small eutrophic lake in southern Sweden were observed during the ice-free months of 1984. Species-specific patterns of abundance and distribution were apparent...

Ian J. Winfield

1990-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Predation pressure from above: observations on the activities of piscivorous birds at a shallow eutrophic lake  

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The foraging activities of piscivorous birds at a small eutrophic lake in southern Sweden were observed during the ice-free months of 1984. Species-specific patterns of abundance and distribution were apparent...

Ian J. Winfield

1990-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Studies in Avian Biology No. 26:168176, 2003. ENVIRONMENTAL CONTAMINANTS IN SURROGATE BIRDS AND  

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such as polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), po- lychlorinated dibenzo-dioxins, polychlorinated dibenzo-furans, and selenium observed in fish-eating birds from the Great Lakes, which have been attributed primarily to dioxins

Mora, Miguel A.

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Breeding and wintering bird occurence in Texas rangelands with special reference to woody plant encroachment  

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BREEDING AND WINTERING BIRD OCCURRENCE IN TEXAS RANGELANDS WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO WOODY PLANT ENCROACHMENT A Thesis by DAWN ROBIN MAGNESS Submitted to the Office of Graduate Studies of Texas ARM University in partial fulfillment... of the requirements for the degree of MASTER OF SCIENCE December 2003 Major Subject: Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences BREEDING AND WINTERING BIRD OCCURRENCE IN TEXAS RANGELANDS WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO WOODY PLANT ENCROACHMENT A Thesis by DAWN ROBIN MAGNESS...

Magness, Dawn Robin

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Automated Thermal Image Processing for Detection and Classification of Birds and Bats - FY2012 Annual Report  

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Surveying wildlife at risk from offshore wind energy development is difficult and expensive. Infrared video can be used to record birds and bats that pass through the camera view, but it is also time consuming and expensive to review video and determine what was recorded. We proposed to conduct algorithm and software development to identify and to differentiate thermally detected targets of interest that would allow automated processing of thermal image data to enumerate birds, bats, and insects. During FY2012 we developed computer code within MATLAB to identify objects recorded in video and extract attribute information that describes the objects recorded. We tested the efficiency of track identification using observer-based counts of tracks within segments of sample video. We examined object attributes, modeled the effects of random variability on attributes, and produced data smoothing techniques to limit random variation within attribute data. We also began drafting and testing methodology to identify objects recorded on video. We also recorded approximately 10 hours of infrared video of various marine birds, passerine birds, and bats near the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) Marine Sciences Laboratory (MSL) at Sequim, Washington. A total of 6 hours of bird video was captured overlooking Sequim Bay over a series of weeks. An additional 2 hours of video of birds was also captured during two weeks overlooking Dungeness Bay within the Strait of Juan de Fuca. Bats and passerine birds (swallows) were also recorded at dusk on the MSL campus during nine evenings. An observer noted the identity of objects viewed through the camera concurrently with recording. These video files will provide the information necessary to produce and test software developed during FY2013. The annotation will also form the basis for creation of a method to reliably identify recorded objects.

Duberstein, Corey A.; Matzner, Shari; Cullinan, Valerie I.; Virden, Daniel J.; Myers, Joshua R.; Maxwell, Adam R.

2012-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Food abundance does not determine bird use of early-successional habitat.  

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Abstract. Few attempts have been made to experimentally address the extent to which temporal or spatial variation in food availability influences avian habitat use. We used an experimental approach to investigate whether bird use differed between treated (arthropods reduced through insecticide application) and control (untreated) forest canopy gaps within a bottomland hardwood forest in the Upper Coastal Plain of South Carolina, USA. Gaps were two- to three-year-old group selection timber harvest openings of three sizes (0.13, 0.26, and 0.50 ha). Our study was conducted during four bird use periods (spring migration, breeding, post-breeding, and fall migration) in 2002 and 2003. Arthropods were reduced in treated gaps by 68% in 2002 and 73% in 2003. We used mist-netting captures and foraging attack rates to assess the influence of arthropod abundance on avian habitat use. Evidence that birds responded to arthropod abundance was limited and inconsistent. In 2002, we generally captured more birds in treated gaps of the smallest size (0.13 ha) and fewer birds in treated gaps of the larger sizes. In 2003, we recorded few differences in the number of captures in treated and control gaps. Foraging attack rates generally were lower in treated than in control gaps, indicating that birds were able to adapt to the reduced food availability and remain in treated gaps. We conclude that arthropod abundance was not a proximate factor controlling whether forest birds used our gaps. The abundance of food resources may not be as important in determining avian habitat selection as previous research has indicated, at least for passerines in temperate subtropical regions.

Champlin, Tracey B.; Kilgo, John C.; Moorman, Christopher E.

2009-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Wind Turbines Do Not Negatively Impact Density and Nest Success in Grassland Birds at a North Texas Wind Farm.  

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??Tremendous growth in wind energy development in the Great Plains has the potential to negatively impact the nesting ecology of many grassland birds. In 2010-2011,… (more)

Hatchett, Erin S.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A comparison of bird use and species diversity of created and natural salt marshes in the Galveston Bay complex, Texas.  

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??Birds were censused in seven natural and seven created salt marshes in lower Galveston Bay from October 1990 through September 1991 to evaluate differences in… (more)

Melvin, Stefani Lynn

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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X-ray Imaging Shows Feather Patterns of First Birds | Department of Energy  

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X-ray Imaging Shows Feather Patterns of First Birds X-ray Imaging Shows Feather Patterns of First Birds X-ray Imaging Shows Feather Patterns of First Birds June 30, 2011 - 2:56pm Addthis A collage of images. Top, optical images of: blue jay feather, squid, and fossil fish with feather. Bottom: x-ray images showing the distribution of copper (red) in the same organisms. | Photo Courtesy of Gregory Stewart, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory A collage of images. Top, optical images of: blue jay feather, squid, and fossil fish with feather. Bottom: x-ray images showing the distribution of copper (red) in the same organisms. | Photo Courtesy of Gregory Stewart, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory Niketa Kumar Niketa Kumar Public Affairs Specialist, Office of Public Affairs What are the key facts? Through x-ray fluorescent imaging techniques developed at the

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It's a bird...It's a plane...It's an intern! | Department of Energy  

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It's a bird...It's a plane...It's an intern! It's a bird...It's a plane...It's an intern! It's a bird...It's a plane...It's an intern! June 28, 2013 - 12:00pm Addthis EM Office of External Affairs Acting Communications Director Dave Borak talks with EM intern Valerie Edwards. EM Office of External Affairs Acting Communications Director Dave Borak talks with EM intern Valerie Edwards. Experienced Pilot and Robot Builder Lands Summer Internship at EM Only 22 years old, Valerie Edwards has accomplished significant feats, from flying airplanes to building award-winning robots. Now, Edwards is ready to achieve more as a DOE Office of Environmental Management (EM) Office of External Affairs intern. Her assignment: help improve EM's public communications across the DOE complex. Edwards is poring over the websites of EM sites to determine ways to better

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Is it a bird? Or a plane? It's a solar plane! | Department of Energy  

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Is it a bird? Or a plane? It's a solar plane! Is it a bird? Or a plane? It's a solar plane! Is it a bird? Or a plane? It's a solar plane! May 14, 2013 - 5:20pm Addthis Solar Impulse's HB-SIA prototype is starting the crossing of America. First leg is Moffett Airfield at the Ames Research Center of NASA to Phoenix Sky Harbour Airport. Solar Impulse will fly across America in stages from San Francisco to Washington D.C. and New York City. | Photo by Fred Merz, Solar Impulse. Solar Impulse's HB-SIA prototype is starting the crossing of America. First leg is Moffett Airfield at the Ames Research Center of NASA to Phoenix Sky Harbour Airport. Solar Impulse will fly across America in stages from San Francisco to Washington D.C. and New York City. | Photo by Fred Merz, Solar Impulse. Solar Impulse's HB-SIA prototype. | Photo by J. Revillard, Solar Impulse.

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RADIONUCLIDES IN MARINE FISHES AND BIRDS FROM AMCHITKA AND KISKA ISLANDS IN THE ALEUTIANS:  

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RADIONUCLIDES IN MARINE FISHES AND BIRDS FROM RADIONUCLIDES IN MARINE FISHES AND BIRDS FROM AMCHITKA AND KISKA ISLANDS IN THE ALEUTIANS: ESTABLISHING A BASELINE Joanna ~ur~er,*'"ichael Gochfeld,"% David ~osson,'** Charles W. ~owers,~~"an-y ~riedlander,':~ ~ i c h a e l tabi in,^** Derek ~avret,'** Stephen ~ewett,'." Daniel ~ n i ~ a r o f f , " Ronald ~ n i g a r o f f , ~ ~ Tim ~ t a m m , ~ ~ James Weston,*** Christian ~eitner,"' and Conrad ~olz'."' Abstmct-Amchitka Island (51" N lat, 179' E long) was the site of three underground nuclear tests from 1965-1971. There have been no substantive studies of radionuclides in marine fishes and birds in the area since the mid-1970's. In this study, levels of wCo, "Eu, 90Sr, 99Tc, "q, I3'Cs, and the actinides (241~m, U 8 ~ u , "

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Response of winter birds to soil remediation along the Columbia River at the Hanford Site  

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The Columbia River at the Hanford Site, located in south-central Washington State, USA, is a regionally important refugium for overwintering birds. Some of the river shoreline has been designated by the U.S. Department of Energy for environmental clean-up following past production of materials for nuclear weapons. We evaluated the effects of soil remediation on winter birds at six inactive nuclear reactor areas. Remediation activities consisted of daily excavation and removal of approximately 1,035 t of contaminated soil from previously herbicided and denuded areas located between 30 m and 400 m and mostly in line-of-sight of the river shoreline. Remediation activities had no apparent effect on numbers of riverine or terrestrial birds using adjacent undisturbed shoreline and riparian habitat.

Becker, James M.; McKinstry, Craig A.

2004-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Bird faunas of the humid montane forests of Mesoamerica: biogeographic patterns and priorities for conservation  

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, and Veracruz; Bird faunas of Mesoamerican humid montane forests 2 53 \\ c S1NDU \\ \\ yy NAYJAt-V—\\ TAN C1—5 MICHO '— v '~- . TEMAS TAX GU - 1 CO y ERR A, YUCUN//T CUATR' f 7 ^ .TAMPS ^^^ HIDAL //^MALIN /ACVERA v /-- r KIAHU / P^f-^ // / 1 GUAPA /\\ Jtf/ GUACU... sizes; badly Bird faunas ofMesoamerican humid montane forests 255 needed are surveys in tiny and remote humid montane forest patches. Because of the concentration of our field surveys in the northern part of the study area (Mexico), more detailed...

Herná ndez-Bañ os, Blanca E.; Peterson, A. Townsend; Navarro-Sigü enza, Adolfo G.; Escalante-Pliego, B. Patricia

1995-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Tropical birds have a slow pace of life Popko Wiersma, Agust Muoz-Garcia, Amy Walker, and Joseph B. Williams  

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Tropical birds have a slow pace of life Popko Wiersma, Agustí Muñoz-Garcia, Amy Walker, and Joseph.pnas.org/misc/reprints.shtml To order reprints, see: Notes: #12;Tropical birds have a slow pace of life Popko Wiersma, Agusti´ Mun~ oz

Williams, Jos. B.

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eBird: Assessing the Application of Large Scale Citizen Science Data and Data Collection Strategies for Local Management Use  

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such as mean counts, counts adjusted for effort, and frequency, and confirming with Kruskal-Wallis tests, variation was found between eBird and survey data. eBird contained lower counts of Piping Plovers and a lower sighting frequency than survey data. When...

Riddle, Thomas Carroll 1984-

2012-11-13T23:59:59.000Z

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Intra-sexual selection in cooperative mammals and birds: why are females not bigger and better armed?  

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...choosier sex, where mate choice does play a role it might be expected...selection among females. (i) Fundamental sex differences in reproductive...Sargatal, J. (eds) 2002 Handbook of the birds of the world...Christie, DA. (eds) 2006 Handbook of the birds of the world...

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Item #3 RMP Study # 1 Page 1 of 5 SS Dioxins in sport fish, bird eggs, surface sediments and tributaries  

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Item #3 RMP Study # 1 Page 1 of 5 SS Dioxins in sport fish, bird eggs, surface sediments and tributaries PS/SS: 2012 Dioxins Studies: Sport Fish, Bird Eggs, Surface Sediment, and Tributary Waters Estimated Cost: $119,470 Oversight Group: Dioxin Strategy Work Group Proposed by: Susan Klosterhaus and Don

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Tuning of Strouhal number for high propulsive efficiency accurately predicts how wingbeat frequency and stroke amplitude relate and scale with size and flight speed in birds  

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...frequency, U is cruising speed and A bsin(theta/2...be reconsidered in this light. bird|flight|stroke...scale with size and flight speed in birds. | The wing...be reconsidered in this light. | Department of Zoology...scale with size and flight speed in birds Robert L. Nudds...

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Daily routines of body mass gain in birds: 2. An experiment with reduced food availability  

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; published online 31 July 2006; MS. number: 8608R) Theoretical models predict that small birds should adjust daily patterns of body mass gain in response to environmental and internal factors. In a companion paper, we described a model on daily fattening that allows the analysis of precise changes in the shape

Carrascal, Luis M.

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From daily movements to population distributions: weather affects competitive ability in a guild of soaring birds  

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...1250, 8400 Bariloche, Argentina The ability of many animals...cost of transport|energy landscape|competition...and RG White. 1987 Energy expenditures for locomotion...and RP Wilson. 2011 Energy beyond food: foraging...bird from the Miocene of Argentina. Proc. Natl Acad...

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202 Western Birds 41:202230, 2010 SHORT-TAILED HAWKS NESTING IN THE SKY  

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, and southwestern Chihuahua commenced in the 1980s and since then have become increasingly numerous throughout the sky islands of Arizona, New Mexico, Sonora, and Chihuahua. In this report we summarize previously the exception of one bird in northwestern Chihuahua), have been of the light morph. The sky islands

Montana, University of

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vol. 164, no. 2 the american naturalist august 2004 Linking Optimal Foraging Behavior to Bird Community  

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sparrows co- exist by trading off travel cost against foraging efficiency. In exclusion experiments, urban Community Structure in an Urban-Desert Landscape: Field Experiments with Artificial Food Patches Eyal; Electronically published July 6, 2004 abstract: Urban bird communities exhibit high population den- sities

Katti, Madhusudan

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Assessing the impact of marine wind farms on birds through movement modelling  

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...bird movements around turbines. The model most closely...electronic supplementary material. Model 1 estimated u...trajectories that responded to turbines only when they were closer...blocks containing 25 turbines with equal spacing...consumer's electricity bill, and allocated to research...

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Body Masses of Birds of the World John B. Dunning, Jr., Project Leader  

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from published and unpublished sources. The links below provide updates to the body mass database on "Book Status" has been added. Data are labeled as N = species new to the database, B = better data than in life-history attributes to species size. For birds, the single most useful measure of body size

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Ranger-led Program (Bird Walk) in Yosemite Valley 1939 Photo credit: Yosemite Research Library  

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Ranger-led Program (Bird Walk) in Yosemite Valley ­ 1939 Photo credit: Yosemite Research Library" Farabee Jr., 2003 #12;MOTIVATIONS FOR ATTENDING RANGER-LED INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS IN YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK Interpretation STEPHEN F. AUSTIN STATE UNIVERSITY May 2007 #12;MOTIVATIONS FOR ATTENDING RANGER-LED INTERPRETIVE

Coble, Theresa G.

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Vertebrates are animals with a backbone and include mammals, birds and fishes. Considering  

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Vertebrates are animals with a backbone and include mammals, birds and fishes. Considering roughly three quarters of the earth is covered in water it should be no surprise that fish are the most numerous vertebrates in the world. According to the Florida Museum of Natural History there are about 28,000 known fish

Watson, Craig A.

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EarlyBird: Learning-based Mobile Prefetching through Content Preference and Usage Pattern  

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, access- ing such embedded content is often slow, expensive, and energy-draining due to the nature Twitter application as a case study to evaluate EarlyBird. We show that on average users can reduce their delays by at least 62% at the cost of no more than 3% battery and 40MB/month cel- lular data consumption

Liu, Xin

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Sensor Corrections for Sea-Bird SBE-41CP and SBE-41 CTDs* GREGORY C. JOHNSON  

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Sensor Corrections for Sea-Bird SBE-41CP and SBE-41 CTDs* GREGORY C. JOHNSON NOAA/Pacific Marine. Corresponding author address: Dr. Gregory C. Johnson, NOAA/Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory, 7600 Sand Point Way NE, Bldg. 3, Seattle, WA 98115. E-mail: gregory.c.johnson@noaa.gov JUNE 2007 J O H N S O N E

Johnson, Gregory C.

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Birds prefer to breed in sites with low radioactivity in Chernobyl  

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Birds prefer to breed in sites with low radioactivity in Chernobyl A. P. Møller1,* and T. A. 1988). Likewise, a recent report on the biological consequences of the accident at the Chernobyl predicted after the accident (Chernobyl Forum 2005). However, the main conclusion remaining after 20 years

Mousseau, Timothy A.

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Effects of forestry practices on vegetation structure and bird community of Kibale National Park, Uganda  

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, Uganda Cagan H. Sekercioglu* Center for Conservation Biology, Department of Biological Sciences, Stanford on the vegetation structure and bird community of Kibale National Park, Uganda. I compared four forest treatments Ltd. All rights reserved. Keywords: Uganda; Tropical forestry; Selective logging; Vegetation structure

Sekercioglu, Cagan Hakki

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Multiannual patterns of influenza A transmission in Chinese live bird market systems  

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Multiannual patterns of influenza A transmission in Chinese live bird market systems Kim M. Pepin and emergence in humans is confounded by insufficient empirical data on the ecology and dynamics of AIV in poultry systems. To address this gap, we quantified incidence patterns for 13 hemagglutinin subtypes

Webb, Colleen

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Invasive rats and recent colonist birds partially compensate for the loss of endemic New Zealand pollinators  

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...research-article Research articles 1001 60 Invasive rats and recent colonist birds partially compensate...species in New Zealand, the invasive ship rat (Rattus rattus) and the recent colonist...invasive mammalian predators (such as ship rats Rattus rattus, stoats Mustela ermina and...

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Eocene fossil is earliest evidence of flower-visiting by birds  

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...fossil record. Bill shape alone often does not provide unambiguous clues on the diet...flower-visiting of Pumiliornis. Although pollen size does not allow discrimination of insect and...Family Nectariniidae (sunbirds). In Handbook of the birds of the world, penduline-tits...

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Air speeds of migrating birds observed by ornithodolite and compared with predictions from flight theory  

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...Caerlaverock. Females are lighter than males, which...mean equivalent air speed (17.5 m s1) is...assumptions, in the light of new data. By...statistical analysis to our speed measurements, we...over the ocean for light to moderate winds...1995 Optimal flight speed of birds. Phil...

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Sensitive Species  

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Sensitive Species Sensitive Species Sensitive Species By avoiding or minimizing the impact of Laboratory activities on sensitive species, LANL can potentially reduce the possibility of these species being upgraded to federal protection. April 12, 2012 sensitive species The bald eagle is one of our sensitive species. Contact Environmental Communication & Public Involvement P.O. Box 1663 MS M996 Los Alamos, NM 87545 (505) 667-0216 Email Sensitive species are plants and animals that are protected at the state or local level. Keeping sensitive species safe We strive to minimize the impact of Laboratory operations on sensitive species, which are plants and animals not protected by the federal Endangered Species Act or the Migratory Bird Treaty Act, but are protected on state or local levels.

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GRR/Section 12 - Flora & Fauna Resource Assessment Process | Open Energy  

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GRR/Section 12 - Flora & Fauna Resource Assessment Process GRR/Section 12 - Flora & Fauna Resource Assessment Process < GRR Jump to: navigation, search GRR-logo.png GEOTHERMAL REGULATORY ROADMAP Roadmap Home Roadmap Help List of Sections Section 12 - Flora & Fauna Resource Assessment Process 12 - FloraFaunaResourceAssessmentProcess.pdf Click to View Fullscreen Contact Agencies Fish and Wildlife Service US Army Corps of Engineers Bureau of Land Management Regulations & Policies Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act Marine Mammal Protection Act Migratory Bird Treaty Act Endangered Species Act State species protection acts Triggers None specified Click "Edit With Form" above to add content 12 - FloraFaunaResourceAssessmentProcess.pdf 12 - FloraFaunaResourceAssessmentProcess.pdf Error creating thumbnail: Page number not in range.

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Using a collision model to design safer wind turbine rotors for birds  

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A mathematical model for collisions between birds and propeller-type turbine rotors identifies the variables that can be manipulated to reduce the probability that birds will collide with the rotor. This study defines a safety index--the clearance power density--that allows rotors of different sizes and designs to be compared in terms of the amount of wind energy converted to electrical energy per bird collision. The collision model accounts for variations in wind speed during the year and shows that for model rotors with simple, one-dimensional blades, the safety index increases in proportion to rotor diameter, and variable speed rotors have higher safety indexes than constant speed rotors. The safety index can also be increased by enlarging the region near the center of the rotor hub where the blades move slowly enough for birds to avoid them. Painting the blades to make them more visible might have this effect. Model rotors with practical designs can have safety indexes an order of magnitude higher than those for model rotors typical of the constant speeds rotors in common use today. This finding suggests that redesigned rotors could have collision rates with birds perhaps an order of magnitude lower than today`s rotors, with no reduction in the production of wind power. The empirical data that exist for collisions between raptors, such as hawks and eagles, and rotors are consistent with the model: the numbers of raptor carcasses found beneath large variable speed rotors, relative to the numbers found under small constant speed rotors, are in the proportions predicted by the collision model rather than in proportion to the areas swept by the rotor blades. However, uncontrolled variables associated with these data prevent a stronger claim of support for the model.

Tucker, V.A. [Duke Univ., Durham, NC (United States). Dept. of Zoology

1996-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Effect of "edge" on breeding bird density and diversity in young and mature pine stands in East Texas  

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20 20 28 29 32 34 35 40 62 LIST OF TABLES page Table 1. Stems and basal area per hectare of Shawnee and Cherokee woods (trees ) 22. 9 cm dbh, '(May 1978). . . 19 Table 2. Mean bird population characteristics per 25 m section in woods... and clearcut (1 Mav to 23 June, 1978) Table 3. Habitat association of bird species by vegetation types on Cherokee and Shawnee study areas (1 May to 23 June 'l978) . 21 . 23 LIST OF FIGURES Figure 1. Map of Shawnee study area showing 4 bird census...

Strelke, William Kenneth

1979-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Latest News | Department of Energy  

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FWS Sign New MOU on Migratory Bird Protection DOE and the Department of the Interior's Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)...

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RAPID/Roadmap/12-FD-a | Open Energy Information  

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take of migratory birds is prohibited unless otherwise permitted by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS). However, neither the MBTA nor the current implementing...

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Memorandum of Understanding, Responsibilities of Federal Agencies...  

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to Protect Migratory Birds September 12, 2013 DOE and the Department of the Interior's Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)...

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E-Print Network 3.0 - avian avoidance behaviour Sample Search...  

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Environmental Sciences and Ecology 83 GAL.BLAYDES-FIRESTONE.DOC 11192008 2:01 PM WIND POWER, WILDLIFE, AND THE MIGRATORY BIRD Summary: by discussing the rapid domestic...

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Notices  

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general headings: * Geology and soils; * water resources; * wetlands and vegetation; * fish and wildlife, including migratory birds; * threatened and endangered species; * land...

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Wind Turbine Interactions with Birds, Bats, and their Habitats: A Summary of Research Results and Priority Questions  

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This fact sheet summarizes what is known about bird and bat interactions with land-based wind power in North America, including habitat impacts, and what key questions and knowledge gaps remain.

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Estimates of bird collision mortality at wind facilities in the contiguous United States  

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Abstract Wind energy has emerged as a promising alternative to fossil fuels, yet the impacts of wind facilities on wildlife remain unclear. Prior studies estimate between 10,000 and 573,000 fatal bird collisions with U.S. wind turbines annually; however, these studies do not differentiate between turbines with a monopole tower and those with a lattice tower, the former of which now comprise the vast majority of all U.S. wind turbines and the latter of which are largely being de-commissioned. We systematically derived an estimate of bird mortality for U.S. monopole turbines by applying inclusion criteria to compiled studies, identifying correlates of mortality, and utilizing a predictive model to estimate mortality along with uncertainty. Despite measures taken to increase analytical rigor, the studies we used may provide a non-random representation of all data; requiring industry reports to be made publicly available would improve understanding of wind energy impacts. Nonetheless, we estimate that between 140,000 and 328,000 (mean = 234,000) birds are killed annually by collisions with monopole turbines in the contiguous U.S. We found support for an increase in mortality with increasing turbine hub height and support for differing mortality rates among regions, with per turbine mortality lowest in the Great Plains. Evaluation of risks to birds is warranted prior to continuing a widespread shift to taller wind turbines. Regional patterns of collision risk, while not obviating the need for species-specific and local-scale assessments, may inform broad-scale decisions about wind facility siting.

Scott R. Loss; Tom Will; Peter P. Marra

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The role of chromatic and achromatic signals for fruit detection by birds1 H. Martin Schaefer1*  

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The role of chromatic and achromatic signals for fruit detection by birds1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 H. Martin.l.avery@aphis.usda.gov13 14 15 16 17 * author for correspondence Running head: Fruit detection by birds #12;2 Abstract18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 Fruit color changes during ripening

Schaefer, Martin

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Analysis of Avian Migration using Scheper's Model  

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is lower during the migratory period, when birds show nocturnal restlessness, than before and after this period, when birds do not show nocturnal activity. The operation of this endocrine system of oscillators is far too complex to understand by intuition...

Shobeiri, Homayoon

2014-04-29T23:59:59.000Z

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Changes in bird community composition in response to growth changes in short-rotation woody crop plantings  

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Hybrid poplar established as intensively managed short-rotation woody crops (SRWC) former agricultural lands can provide habitat for wildlife. Studies of bird use of SRWC for nesting and during fall migration have shown that the numbers and kinds of breeding birds using mature plantings of hybrid poplar are similar to natural-forested lands. In Minnesota, the number and species of breeding birds using habitat provided by clonal-trial plantings and young larger-scale plantings (12--64 ha) of hybrid poplar were initially most similar to those using grasslands and row-crops. As the plantings approached canopy closure, successional species became predominant. In the Pacific Northwest, breeding bird composition and density were very similar for mature plantings and forested areas; however, fall migrants were found primarily in forested areas. In the Southeast, preliminary comparisons of breeding bird use of plantings of sweetgum and sycamore with naturally regenerating forests of different ages and sizes and vegetation structure are showing no size effect on use. As with hybrid poplar, species use of the more mature plantings of sweetgum and sycamore was most similar to that of natural forests.

Tolbert, V.R. [Oak Ridge National Lab., TN (United States); Hanowski, J.; Christian, D. [Univ. of Minnesota, Duluth, MN (United States); Hoffman, W. [National Audubon Society, Tavernier, FL (United States); Schiller, A. [Clark Univ., Worcester, MA (United States). Graduate School of Geography; LIndberg, J. [Oak Ridge Inst. for Science and Education, TN (United States)

1997-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The effect of age, bird density and dietary phosphorus on the reproductive performance of turkey hens  

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THE EFFECT OF AGE, IIIHD DENSTTY ?YND DlETAPY PHOSPHOR?US ON THE I. FPHODUCTIVE PERI'OR-'44&CE OF TURF?EY HENS A Thesis by Celioa Por!. al Su!&vitted to ti?e Graduate College of Texas &&l! University in partial fr ~ FI1?asent... aa to a & y!; ? &&d ool'&toot b? {C!la' . &". :i OZ Co&BL?(f' toa) '/ ? {". b& r? ABSTRACT The Effect of Age, Bird Density and Dietary Phosphorus on the Reproductive Performance of Turkey kIens. (Nay 1972) Celina Portal, Agriculture Engineer...

Portal, Celina

1972-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Bird imagery and motif in Sean O'Casey's Dublin trilogy  

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a crow. According to Fdward A. Armstrong, some folklorists believe that Lug still survives in the stories told hy the Fire about l, ugh-chroma?, which sometimes becomes Lugh-cherpan or Luprachan, "little stooping Lugh" in Gaelic. Perhaps... York: St. Martin's Press, 1963), p. 137. 10 The Folklore of Birds: An En ui into the Ori in and Distribution of Some Magico-Religious Traditions, 2nd ed. (New Yor : ver ications, & p. 11 Armstrong, p. 113. 12 Armstrong, p. 78. 13 The Green Crow...

O'Valle, Violet May Owen

1978-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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An analysis of selected bird imagery found in representative English poets  

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' tbe bird's own rersion. Although nighti. ", gales habitually sii g during tho daJ j their song is heard nost cl early in the late c:;ening or at night when the Qarleress sce&os to w. ~wify its loveliness. En )'. ngland, to which nightingales... until her former anxiety bocomes mere timidity, Like the fiI'st 10, . dd 'iidd1" did, "ddt dddI" 6 dddild' ddd, " )hldSD: :". e dd, X (Sdrd . d 1. 5 '), J i reluctance of the nightingale to be overheard by herdsmen stirring in thc bushes, Criseyde...

McGregor, Sally White

1967-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Am. MidI. Nat. l:i9:29-3R Bird Flight Characteristics Near Wind Turbines in Minnesota  

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·... Am. MidI. Nat. l:i9:29-3R Bird Flight Characteristics Near Wind Turbines in Minnesota ROBERT C in wind turbine technologies have reduced the cost'! associated with wind power production. and have with wind power development has been bird mortality from collisions with wind turbines (McCrary 1'1 al

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Long-term monitoring of fleshy fruit and hard mast production and seasonal bird distribution at the Savannah River Site, South Carolina.  

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A final report of Fruit and hard mast production in five habitat types at SRS with a comparison of fruit consumption by fledgling versus adult birds at SRS and Relative importance of fruit, seeds, and insects in the diets of overwintering birds at SRS.

Greenberg, Cathryn, H.; Levey, Douglas J.

2009-06-15T23:59:59.000Z

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List of species common names in English and French and the standard, 4-letter codes of birds breeding in the Ottawa region according to the Atlas of the Breeding Birds of Ontario, 2001-2005. Please use only these codes  

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1 List of species common names in English and French and the standard, 4-letter codes of birds database. English Name Code French Name English Name Code French Name Common Loon COLO Plongeon huard gorge rubis Broad-winged Hawk BWHA Petite Buse Belted Kingfisher BEKI Martin-pêcheur d'Amérique Red

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Journal of Chromatography B, 810 (2004) 305311 Determination of porphyrins and biliverdin in bile and excreta of birds by  

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. Several toxic com- pounds, including halogenated hydrocarbons, heavy metals and organophosphorus compounds and heavy metals can be also monitored in fe- ces [6,7], which in some cases permits linkage of cause research into heavy metal exposure in this and other Anatidae species. Bird excreta is formed by intestinal

Green, Andy J.

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Wilson Bull., 11l(l), 1999, pp. 100-104 EFFECTS OF WIND TURBINES ON UPLAND NESTING BIRDS IN  

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Wilson Bull., 11l(l), 1999, pp. 100-104 EFFECTS OF WIND TURBINES ON UPLAND NESTING BIRDS in southwestern Minnesota to determine the relative influence of wind turbines on overall densities of upland transects that were placed along wind turbine strings within three CRP fields and in three CRP fields

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Child Abuse and Neglect in Klamath County, Oregon: A birds-eye view of service provision and community partner relationships  

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Department of Human Services, and Klamath Falls Police Department. Part of this analysis included review of the research project consisted of community partner interviews and a focus group with the Klamath County MDTChild Abuse and Neglect in Klamath County, Oregon: A birds-eye view of service provision

Tullos, Desiree

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Some alien birds have as severe an impact as the most effectual alien mammals Sabrina Kumschick *, Wolfgang Nentwig  

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Some alien birds have as severe an impact as the most effectual alien mammals in Europe Sabrina krameri Threskiornis aethiopicus Invasive alien species Impact Prioritisation a b s t r a c t Invasive alien species cause considerable economic and environmental damage. Nevertheless which spe- cies should

Richner, Heinz

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Some alien birds have as severe an impact as the most effectual alien mammals Sabrina Kumschick *, Wolfgang Nentwig  

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Some alien birds have as severe an impact as the most effectual alien mammals in Europe Sabrina Psittacula krameri Threskiornis aethiopicus Invasive alien species Impact Prioritisation a b s t r a c t Invasive alien species cause considerable economic and environmental damage. Nevertheless which spe- cies

Richner, Heinz

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LOCATIONS OF LIBRARY MATERIALS Syracuse University Libraries include Bird Library, Carnegie Library, and the Geology Library in Heroy Geology  

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LOCATIONS OF LIBRARY MATERIALS Syracuse University Libraries include Bird Library, Carnegie Library, and the Geology Library in Heroy Geology Laboratory. Our catalog also includes material housed in the separately administered Law Library in White Hall and the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library in the Department

McConnell, Terry

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Multiple nuclear genes and retroposons support vicariance and dispersal of the palaeognaths, and an Early Cretaceous origin of modern birds  

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...research-article Research articles 1001 70 Multiple nuclear genes and retroposons support vicariance...the major palaeognath lineages using 27 nuclear genes and 27 archaic retroposon insertions...5]. Recent analyses using multiple nuclear gene sequences of major clades of birds...

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Cave and cliff swallows as indicators of exposure and effects of environmental contaminants on birds from the Rio Grande, Texas  

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and the contaminant screening costs, only six samples were submitted for contaminant analysis. These birds, 2 from Llano Grande Lake, and 4 from El Paso, were analyzed at the Geochemical and Environmental Research Group (GERG), of Texas A&M University. The small...

Musquiz, Daniel

2004-11-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Unlocking the Nanoscale Secrets of Bird-Feather Colors | Advanced Photon  

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An Unlikely Route to Ferroelectricity An Unlikely Route to Ferroelectricity How to Make a Splash Pressure-Tuning the Quantum Phase Transition in a Model 2-D Magnet Reappearing Superconductivity Surprises Scientists Manipulating Genes with Hidden TALENs Science Highlights Archives: 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002 2001 | 2000 | 1998 | Subscribe to APS Science Highlights rss feed Unlocking the Nanoscale Secrets of Bird-Feather Colors MAY 18, 2012 Bookmark and Share This collage shows the ring-shaped, isotropic x-ray diffraction pattern and electron microscope cross-section of the three-dimensional amorphous or quasi-ordered biophotonic nanostructure in spongy medullary feather barbs responsible for the vivid turquoise plumage of the Plum-throated Cotinga

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Newly Described "Dragon" Protein Could Be Key to Bird Flu Cure |  

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Hearing the Highest Pitches Hearing the Highest Pitches Unveiling the Secrets of Nanoparticle Haloing A Fruit-Fly Protein that Captures Tumor Growth Factors A Protein that Repairs Damage to Cancer Cells An X-ray Vortex on the Horizon? Science Highlights Archives: 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002 2001 | 2000 | 1998 | Subscribe to APS Science Highlights rss feed Newly Described "Dragon" Protein Could Be Key to Bird Flu Cure JULY 16, 2008 Bookmark and Share The overall structure of the PAC -PB1 N complex. The structure is colored according to secondary structure and elements are labeled. Helices are shown as cylinders and are red in the brain domain and blue in the mouth domain; strands are yellow and loops are green. The PB1 N peptide is

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Absence of Red Structural Color in Photonic Glasses, Bird Feathers and Certain Beetles  

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Colloidal glasses, bird feathers, and beetle scales can all show structural colors arising from short-ranged spatial correlations between scattering centers. Unlike the structural colors arising from Bragg diffraction in ordered materials like opals, the colors of these photonic glasses are independent of orientation, owing to their disordered, isotropic microstructures. However, there are few examples of photonic glasses with angle-independent red colors in nature, and colloidal glasses with particle sizes chosen to yield structural colors in the red show weak color saturation. Using scattering theory, we show that the absence of angle-independent red color can be explained by the tendency of individual particles to backscatter light more strongly in the blue. We discuss how the backscattering resonances of individual particles arise from cavity-like modes, and how they interact with the structural resonances to prevent red. Finally, we use the model to develop design rules for colloidal glasses with red, angle-independent structural colors.

Sofia Magkiriadou; Jin-Gyu Park; Young-Seok Kim; Vinothan N. Manoharan

2014-11-14T23:59:59.000Z

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United States Entity Columbia River Treaty  

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that reflects the actual value of coordinated power operations with Canada, maintains an acceptable level of flood risk and supports a resilient and healthy ecosystem-based...

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Development of Novel High-Resolution Melting (HRM) Assays for Gender Identification of Caribbean Flamingo (Phoenicopterus ruber ruber) and other Birds  

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Unambiguous gender identification (ID) is needed to assess parameters in studies of population dynamics, behavior, and evolutionary biology of Caribbean Flamingo (Phoenicopterus ruber ruber) and other birds. Due to its importance for management...

Chapman, Alexandra

2012-08-27T23:59:59.000Z

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“Paramushir” virus, a new arbovirus, isolated from ixodid ticks in nesting sites of birds on the islands in the north-western part of the Pacific Ocean basin  

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From ticksIxodes signatus Birulya, 1895 andI. putus Pickard-Cambridge, 1878, collected at Paramushir (North Kuril isls), Tulenyi (Okhotsk sea), Bering (Commodore islands) at the nesting sites of colonial sea bird...

D. K. Lvov; A. A. Sazonov; V. L. Gromashevsky; T. M. Skvortsova…

1976-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Tuna-Dolphin-Bird Feeding Assemblages in the Galapagos Islands and Their Response to the Physical Characteristics of the Upper Water Column  

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Tuna-dolphin-bird feeding assemblages are unique to the Eastern Tropical Pacific Ocean (ETP). These multiple species groups are believed to forage together in response to the physical properties of the near surface ocean as these constrain...

Johnston, Michelle

2012-10-19T23:59:59.000Z

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Woody plant and wintering grassland bird responses to summer prescribed burning in grazed and ungrazed Texas Mid-Coastal Prairies  

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efforts. Many birds that breed in grasslands at northern latitudes inhabit Texas Gulf Coast prairies during winter (Rappole and Blacklock 1994). Tallgrass prairies were once the dominant vegetation community Format and style follow The Condor. along... the dominant vegetation community along the Texas Gulf Coast Bend (Ricketts et al. 1999). Yet today less than one percent of the ecotype remains in pristine condition (Smeins et al. 1991). Woody species expansion is considered one of the major ecological...

Marx, Damion E.

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Cumulative impact assessments and bird/wind farm interactions: Developing a conceptual framework  

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The wind power industry has grown rapidly in the UK to meet EU targets of sourcing 20% of energy from renewable sources by 2020. Although wind power is a renewable energy source, there are environmental concerns over increasing numbers of wind farm proposals and associated cumulative impacts. Individually, a wind farm, or indeed any action, may have minor effects on the environment, but collectively these may be significant, potentially greater than the sum of the individual parts acting alone. EU and UK legislation requires a cumulative impact assessment (CIA) as part of Environmental Impact Assessments (EIA). However, in the absence of detailed guidance and definitions, such assessments within EIA are rarely adequate, restricting the acquisition of basic knowledge about the cumulative impacts of wind farms on bird populations. Here we propose a conceptual framework to promote transparency in CIA through the explicit definition of impacts, actions and scales within an assessment. Our framework requires improved legislative guidance on the actions to include in assessments, and advice on the appropriate baselines against which to assess impacts. Cumulative impacts are currently considered on restricted scales (spatial and temporal) relating to individual development EIAs. We propose that benefits would be gained from elevating CIA to a strategic level, as a component of spatially explicit planning.

Masden, Elizabeth A., E-mail: e.masden.1@research.gla.ac.u [Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, G12 8QQ (United Kingdom) and Boyd Orr Centre for Population and Ecosystem Health, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, G12 8QQ (United Kingdom); Fox, Anthony D., E-mail: tfo@dmu.d [Department of Wildlife Ecology and Biodiversity, National Environmental Research Institute, University of Aarhus, Kalo, Grenavej 14, 8410 Ronde (Denmark); Furness, Robert W., E-mail: r.furness@bio.gla.ac.u [Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, G12 8QQ (United Kingdom); Bullman, Rhys, E-mail: rhys.bullman@rpsgroup.co [Scottish Natural Heritage, The Beta Centre, Innovation Park, University of Stirling, Stirling FK9 4NF (United Kingdom); Haydon, Daniel T., E-mail: d.haydon@bio.gla.ac.u [Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, G12 8QQ (United Kingdom); Boyd Orr Centre for Population and Ecosystem Health, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, G12 8QQ (United Kingdom)

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Thermal sludge dryer demonstration: Bird Island Wastewater Treatment Plant, Buffalo, NY. Final report  

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The Buffalo Sewer Authority (BSA), in cooperation with the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (Energy Authority), commissioned a demonstration of a full scale indirect disk-type sludge dryer at the Bird Island Wastewater Treatment Plant (BIWWTP). The purpose of the project was to determine the effects of the sludge dryer on the sludge incineration process at the facility. Sludge incineration is traditionally the most expensive, energy-intensive unit process involving solids handling at wastewater treatment plants; costs for incineration at the BIWWTP have averaged $2.4 million per year. In the conventional method of processing solids, a series of volume reduction measures, which usually includes thickening, digestion, and mechanical dewatering, is employed prior to incineration. Usually, a high level of moisture is still present within sewage sludge following mechanical dewatering. The sludge dryer system thermally dewaters wastewater sludge to approximately 26%, (and as high as 38%) dry solids content prior to incineration. The thermal dewatering system at the BIWWTP has demonstrated that it meets its design requirements. It has the potential to provide significant energy and other cost savings by allowing the BSA to change from an operation employing two incinerators to a single incinerator mode. While the long-term reliability of the thermal dewatering system has yet to be established, this project has demonstrated that installation of such a system in an existing treatment plant can provide the owner with significant operating cost savings.

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Birds of the Severn Estuary and Bristol Channel: Their current status and key environmental issues  

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The Severn Estuary and Bristol Channel encompass a number of designated sites supporting populations of waterbirds and seabirds that are of national or international importance, including the Severn Estuary and Burry Inlet Special Protection Areas (SPAs)/Ramsar Sites and Carmarthen Bay, the UK’s first marine SPA. Here, we provide an overview of the present numbers and trends of the waterbirds and seabirds using these sites, updating previous reviews undertaken prior to these designations. We further provide a summary of the main issues that have affected the status of the area’s bird populations. Declines in the numbers of waders on the Severn Estuary and the southwest over the last two decades have been linked to climate change. The Sea Empress oil-spill impacted both breeding seabirds and the wintering Common Scoters in Carmarthen Bay, though numbers of the latter recovered 3 years after the spill. At the Burry Inlet, Oystercatcher numbers have fallen over the last 25 years and considerable research has been undertaken into the conflict with cockle and mussel fisheries. A long-term study at Cardiff Bay, at the mouth of the Severn, revealed a significant impact on the survival of Redshanks following its impoundment and has helped to further understanding of responses of waterbirds to estuarine habitat loss. The potential impacts of the construction of a tidal power scheme on the Severn Estuary are also discussed.

N.H.K. Burton; A.J. Musgrove; M.M. Rehfisch; N.A. Clark

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Distribution of marine birds on the mid- and North-Atlantic US outer continental shelf. Technical progress report, January 1978-July 1980  

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The species composition, distribution, and abundance of marine birds on continental shelf waters from Cape Hatteras to the Bay of Fundy were examined using ships-of-opportunity. Northern Fulmar, Cory's Shearwater, Greater Shearwater, Sooty Shearwater, Wilson's Storm-Petrel, Gannet, Red Phalarope, Great Black-backed Gull, Herring Gull, and Black-legged Kittiwake were the most abundant and common species. These species were ecologically dominant within the bird community in numbers and biomass. Georges Bank and Gulf of Marine regions generally had greatest estimates of standing stock and biomass; whereas, in the Middle Atlantic region these estimates were consistently lowest. Species diversity throughout the study area was greatest in spring and least in fall. Oceanic fronts at the continental shelf break and at Nantucket Shoals influenced the distribution of Wilson's Storm-Petrels and Red Phalaropes. Fishing activities were particularly important to Larus gull distribution. Fishes, squids, and crustaceans were the most important groups of prey items in diets of nine bird species. An oiled bird or pollution index was developed. According to the index, frequency of oiled birds was greatest in winter and spring, and gulls made up the majority of species with oiled plumages.

Powers, K.D.; Pittman, G.L.; Fitch, S.J.

1980-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Spider-Mediated Flux of PCBs from Contaminated Sediments to Terrestrial Ecosystems and Potential Risks to Arachnivorous Birds  

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We calculated spider-based wildlife values (WVs, the minimum spider PCB concentrations causing physiologically significant doses in consumers) to assess exposure risks for arachnivorous birds. ... Movement could have been affected by wind carrying chironomids between sites or by our use of light to attract adults at sampling locales. ... winds, currents, partitioning), and models are then used to identify, understand and illustrate the connection between the contaminant sources in industrial and agricultural regions to the south and the eventual arrival of contaminants in remote regions of the Arctic. ...

David M. Walters; Marc A. Mills; Ken M. Fritz; David F. Raikow

2009-12-21T23:59:59.000Z

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36 selected citations from Petroleum: An Annotated Bibliography on Petroleum Pollution Chabreck, R. H. 1973. Bird usage of marsh ponds subjected to oil spills. Proceedings of the  

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36 selected citations from Petroleum: An Annotated Bibliography on Petroleum Pollution Chabreck, R period. Data on bird usage, plants, invertebrates, fish, and oil in sediments and water. The petroleum and calculated LC50s Anderson, R. D. 1975. Petroleum hydrocarbons and oyster resources of Galveston Bay, Texas

Torgersen, Christian

363

A dAtAbAse of Western PAleArctic birds migrAting Within AfricA to guide conservAtion decisions  

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A dAtAbAse of Western PAleArctic birds migrAting Within AfricA to guide conservAtion decisions, Denmark 2 DST-NRF Centre for Invasion Biology, Department of Botany & Zoology, University of Stellenbosch Studies, Stellenbosch University, Private Bag X1, Matieland 7602, South Africa 5 Laboratoire d

de Villiers, Marienne

364

Non-invasive corticosterone treatment changes foraging intensity in red-eyed vireos Vireo olivaceus  

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Non-invasive corticosterone treatment changes foraging intensity in red-eyed vireos Vireo olivaceus on feeding behaviour in migratory active red-eyed vireos Vireo olivaceus was investigated. We hypothesized of corticosterone on feeding behaviour in migratory active red-eyed vireos. The experimental birds consumed one

Moore, Frank R.

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E-mail: broberts@bard.edu Manuscript received 23 August 2011; accepted 30 April 2012.  

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. We review recently published literature and datasets to (1) examine the ability of alternative Institute, Migratory Bird Center, National Zoological Park, Washington, DC 20008 2 DOE Great Lakes Bioenergy

Landis, Doug

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Final Report of the Mid-Atlantic Marine Wildlife Surveys, Modeling...  

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Population and Habitat Assessment Branch, Division of Migratory Bird Management, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service. Veit R.R., T.P. White, M. Martin, and M.J. Steinkamp. 2010. At-Sea...

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E-Print Network 3.0 - avian development facility Sample Search...  

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; Environmental Sciences and Ecology 38 GAL.BLAYDES-FIRESTONE.DOC 11192008 2:01 PM WIND POWER, WILDLIFE, AND THE MIGRATORY BIRD Summary: a way forward. II. AVIAN AND BAT...

368

West Nile Encephalitis in Humans and Horses  

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Humans and horses are infected with West Nile Encephalitis after being bitten by mosquitoes that transmit the virus. Migratory birds are thought to be responsible for the introduction of the virus into new areas. This publication explains...

Lawhorn, D. Bruce

2000-08-25T23:59:59.000Z

369

Spatial dynamics of bar-headed geese migration in the context of H5N1  

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...complexity of the chain of transmission of H5N1. Thus, it appears...stopovers along bird migratory routes when modelling the spread...orthodromes (great circle route) or loxodromes (rhumb line route) or a combination of both...

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

370

Presence of Avian Influenza Viruses in Waterfowl and Wetlands during Summer 2010 in California: Are  

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of migratory birds. We collected water and fecal samples at ten wetlands in two regions (Yolo Bypass in fecal samples was higher from wetlands in the Sacramento Valley (11.9%) than in the Yolo Bypass (0

Mladenoff, David

371

Texas Rice, Volume V, Number 2  

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25% of Texans participate in bird watching, and bird watchers spend about $1.2 billion per year on ecotourism related expenses in Texas. In addition, each year 330,000 people hunt migratory birds in Texas, spending over $50 million per year. With 85...% of all hunting in Texas taking place on private lands and with migratory bird hunting so important along the Gulf Coast, rice production is no doubt a significant contributor to the huge success of ecotourism in Texas. Many of our Texas rice producers...

372

Detecting coral bleaching, using QuickBird multi-temporal data: A feasibility study at Kish Island, the Persian Gulf  

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Coral bleaching events have become more frequent and intense worldwide and speculated to be a severe threat for coral survival in future. The Persian Gulf, as one of the warmest seas, has also experienced coral mortalities and bleaching events. Historically, bleaching events are known to occur south of the Persian Gulf, such information is scarce in the northern side. Perhaps remoteness and inaccessibility to Iran main coral communities which have developed on offshore islands can explain such lack of data. To address this issue, the feasibility of using multi-temporal satellite images for detecting past bleaching events were investigated. Two QuickBird images (2005, 2008) were selected to detect 2007 bleaching event at Kish Island, Iran, and the accuracy of results were compared to in situ observations. Current study might represent “algae-challenged” scenario in terms of having 7 months' time lapse between bleaching event and post-bleaching satellite image. As a result of this, we had algae-covered corals instead of white bleached corals. In the proposed procedure pre and post-bleaching images were classified, and changes in reflectance values within coral classes were interpreted as bleaching areas. By using this method we could eliminate the effect of miss-classification between bleached corals and sand; as well as algae-covered corals and live corals. Furthermore, it is not necessary to have a post-bleaching image acquired during bleaching events, although having such image will increase the accuracy. The proposed technique detected ?28% of bleached corals and the results support the idea that coral bleaching can be distinguished by detecting the changes in reflectance values in pre and post-bleaching images. Understanding the occurrence, severity, and extent of past bleaching events may help us understand the population dynamics of Iran corals and reveal coral connectivity patterns in the Persian Gulf.

Keivan Kabiri; Biswajeet Pradhan; Kaveh Samimi-Namin; Masoud Moradi

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Avian diversity in a priority area for conservation in North America: the Janos-Casas Grandes  

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in revised form 24 March 2005 Key words: Chihuahua, Conservation, Grassland birds, Mexico, Migratory birds on the Janos-Casas Grandes Prairie Dog Complex of Northwestern Chihuahua, Mexico. Avian diversity totalled 227 for the protection of grasslands and their associated fauna. Introduction Located in northwestern Chihuahua, Mexico

Nacional AutĂłnoma de MĂ©xico, Universidad

374

Biology of the Newfoundland "turr" hunt Ornithology applied to management and conservation  

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Wildlife Service) manage and protect all migratory birds #12;MBTA #12;MBTA, continued #12;MBTA, continued Murres are listed as a non-game bird and cannot be legally hunted #12;MBTA, continued Under MBTA, only #12;MBTA, continued Newfoundland not part of Canada when MBTA was signed (1916) In 1949, MBTA

Jones, Ian L.

375

Biology of the Newfoundland "turr" hunt Ornithology applied to management and conservation  

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) manage and protect all migratory birds #12;MBTA #12;MBTA, continued #12;MBTA, continued Murres are listed as a non-game bird and cannot be legally hunted #12;MBTA, continued Under MBTA, only native;MBTA, continued Newfoundland not part of Canada when MBTA was signed (1916) In 1949, MBTA was amended

Jones, Ian L.

376

The Soaring of Birds  

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...more important minerals, including the ores of the useful metals.-The new edition (i889) of "The Electricians' Directory and Handbook" is in preparation. It is published at "The Electri. cian " office, I Salisbury Court, Fleet Street...

J. E. OLIVER

1889-01-04T23:59:59.000Z

377

Sensitive Change Detection for Remote Monitoring of Nuclear Treaties  

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is examined in case studies involving underground nuclear testing and location of clandestine uranium mining studies involving the location of underground nuclear explosions and detection of uranium mining sites

378

Atoms for peace and the nonproliferation treaty: unintended consequences  

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In April 2009, President Obama revived nonproliferation and arms control efforts with a speech calling for the worldwide abolition of nuclear weapons. His speech correctly acknowledged the threat of nuclear terrorism and the vulnerabilities of the related unsecure nuclear materials. Unfortunately, the president did not mention and has not mentioned in any speech the threat posed by at-risk radiological materials. Nonproliferation efforts have a well documented history of focus on special nuclear materials (fissionable weapons usable materials or SNM), and other key materials (chemical and biological) and technologies for a Weapon of Mass Destruction (WMD). Such intense focus on WMD related materials/technologies is essential for international safety and security and merit continued attention and funding. However, the perception that radioactive sealed sources (sources) are of less concern than WMD is unfortunate. These perceptions are based solely on the potentially enormous and tragic consequences associated with their deliberate or accidental misuse and proliferation concerns. However, there is a documented history of overemphasis on the nuclear threat at the expense of ignoring the far more likely and also devastating chemical and biological threats. The radiological threat should not be minimized or excluded from policy discussions and decisions on these far ranging scopes of threat to the international community. Sources have a long history of use; and a wider distribution worldwide than fissile materials. Pair this with their broad ranges in isotopes/activities along with scant national and international attention and mechanisms for their safe and secure management and it is not difficult to envision a deadly threat. Arguments that minimize or divert attention away from sources may have the effect of distracting necessary policy attention on preventing/mitigating a radiological dispersal event. The terrorist attacks on 9/11 should be a clear reminder of the inherent danger of diminishing or dismissing lower-level threats in exchange for enhanced focus on high priority special nuclear materials with the basis for this emphasis being solely on the magnitude of the consequences of a single event. Mitigating all possible or likely terrorist attacks is impossible; however, weaponized sources, in the form of a radiological dispersal device, have been a declared target material of Al-Qaida. Eisenhower's Atoms for Peace initiative promoted the spread of the paradoxical beneficial yet destructive properties of the atom. Typically, the focus of nonproliferation efforts focuses on the fissile materials associated with Weapons of Mass Destruction, with less emphasis on radioactive materials that could be used for a Weapon of Mass Disruption. Most nonproliferation policy discussion involves securing or preventing the diversion of weapons grade fissile materials (uranium (U) with concentration of over 90% of the isotope {sup 235}U (HEU) and plutonium with more than 90% of the isotope {sup 239}Pu), with scant attention given to the threat posed by a prolific quantity of sources spread worldwide. Further acerbating the problem of inattention, it appears that the momentum of the continued evolution in the beneficial applications of sources will only increase in the near future. Several expert studies have demonstrated on the potentially devastating economic, psychological and public health impacts of terrorist use of a radiological dispersal or radiation emitting device (ROD/RED) in a metropolis. The development of such a weapon, from the acquisition of the radioactive material to the technical knowledge needed to fashion it into an ROD, is many orders of magnitude easier than diverting enough fissile material for and fabrication/acquisition of a nuclear weapon. Unlike nuclear weapons, worldwide, there are many well documented accounts of accidental and purposeful diversions of radioactive materials from regulatory control. As of the end of 2008, the International Atomic Energy Agency's (IAEA) Illicit Trafficking Database had logge

Streeper, Charles Blamires [Los Alamos National Laboratory

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

379

A golden anniversary for space-based treaty verification  

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enabled serendipitous discoveries of remarkable natural phenomena such as cosmic gamma-ray bursts, X-ray novae and solar wind composition. Modern space-based verification systems...

380

The comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty and Seismological Research  

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...political context of global monitoring of underground nuclear...the Nevada Test Site. Monitoring active nuclear test...that none of them are surreptitious nuclear explosions in...chal- lenges for CTBT monitoring will be to sustain the...

Thorne Lay

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381

Xenon monitoring and the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty  

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How do you monitor (verify) a CTBT? It is a difficult challenge to monitor the entire world for nuclear tests, regardless of size. Nuclear tests 'normally' occur underground, above ground or underwater. Setting aside very small tests (let's limit our thinking to 1 kiloton or more), nuclear tests shake the ground, emit large amounts of radioactivity, and make loud noises if in the atmosphere (or hydroacoustic waves if underwater)

Bowyer, Theodore W. [Nuclear Explosion Monitoring Program, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, Washington 99352 (United States)

2014-05-09T23:59:59.000Z

382

Nuclear proliferation and testing: A tale of two treaties  

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Despite progress in reducing stockpiles after the end of the Cold War, the disturbing actions of some nations could spread nuclear weapon capabilities and enlarge existing arsenals.

Corden, Pierce S.; Hafemeister, David

2014-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

383

The Power of Water Renegotiating the Columbia River Treaty  

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, and release: - Agriculture and food security (THE BIGGEST ISSUE) - Hydroelectric power - Other nonagricultural

384

Please cite this article in press as: A.P. Mller, et al., High frequency of albinism and tumours in free-living birds around Chernobyl, Mutat. Res.: Genet. Toxicol. Environ. Mutagen. (2013), http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.mrgentox.2013.04.019  

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in free-living birds around Chernobyl, Mutat. Res.: Genet. Toxicol. Environ. Mutagen. (2013), http.elsevier.com/locate/mutres High frequency of albinism and tumours in free-living birds around Chernobyl A.P. Møllera, , A Keywords: Albinism Chernobyl Population decline Radiation Tumours a b s t r a c t The effects

Mousseau, Timothy A.

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South Africa’s peaceful use of nuclear energy under the nuclear non-proliferation treaty and related treaties .  

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??Energy is the natural power stored in matter which can be potential and kinetic energy. This occurs in nature in various forms such as chemical… (more)

Qasaymeh, Khaled Ahmed

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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PD AVIAN FORM 01 (May 2014) All Requested Data Must Be Provided Page 1 of 2 Please use the avian necropsy submission form if for diagnostic necropsy/analysis on birds or tissues.  

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Store Hauler Live Bird Market (At Market) Passive Surveillance Truck/Crate Wash Wholesaler Production8 LCD EGG QC Other Pullet House Name Layer House Destination Regulatory Investigation / Disease Premises Identification Number Flock ID/Name/House #/Floor #/Pen # or Q # Address City, State, Zip Phone

Omiecinski, Curtis

387

BIRDS&AS&PEACEMAKERS& "BIRDS&KNOW&NO&BOUNDARIES"&  

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in significant negative impacts to the environment such as decreased biodiversity and ecological imbalance!project!in!the!Middle!East! ! ! ! ! The environment is a very effective tool for people to people interactions. The goal of our project is to use and controlling pest plants and animals (herbicides/pesticides). Rodents constitute one of the most damaging

Alvarez, Nadir

388

A Bird’s Eye View of Human Language Evolution  

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Comparative studies of linguistic faculties in animals pose an evolutionary paradox: language involves certain perceptual and motor abilities, but it is not clear that this serves as more than an input–output channel for ...

Berwick, Robert C.

389

Birds and people in Europe  

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...but not in spatial ones (table 2). At the scale of 50 km grid cells, Arau jo (2003) found that avian species richness across...correlation with the numbers of people, regardless of whether mean, mini- mum or maximum population estimates were used; these results...

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

390

Notes on Winter Bird Roosts  

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Frank F. Gander Journal:  Condor Volume:  32 Issue:  1 (January-February) Section:  From Field and Study Year:  1930 Pages:  64

391

Bird song, ecology and speciation  

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...In this way song learning increases the reliability of song as...This could lead to a dramatic increase in the reliability of song...design for vocaliza- tions: quality in the woods, consistency...speciation in animals: new wine in old bottles. Trends Ecol...

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

392

Dynamics of the Emergence and Establishment of a Newly Dominant Genotype of Japanese Encephalitis Virus throughout Asia  

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...extensive viral dispersal between counties via migratory birds or wind-blown mosquitoes. This is similar to what was previously...MC Bailey, JS Mackenzie, M Poidinger, BJ McCall, and PJ Mills. 1996. An outbreak of Japanese encephalitis in the Torres...

Amy J. Schuh; Melissa J. Ward; Andrew J. Leigh Brown; Alan D. T. Barrett

2014-02-05T23:59:59.000Z

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In many locations, disturbance is an important factor affecting the haul-  

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_suryan@mail.fws.gov Present address (for R. M. Suryan): Migratory Bird Management U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 1011 E. Tudor Rd. Anchorage, Alaska 99503 Manuscript accepted 26 may 1998. Fish. Bull. 97: 332­339 (1999). Abstract disturbance. In addition to aircraft, sources of disturbance include boats, seismic exploration, pedestrians

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Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited. ERDC/TN APCRP-CC-19  

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formulations registered by the U.S. EPA and the state of New York can be applied. There is little information and upland) and is utilized by more than 200 species of resident and migratory birds (Andrle 1986, Simmers vulgaris L.). The U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center in collaboration with the U.S. Army

US Army Corps of Engineers

395

National Environmental Research Institute Ministry of the Environment . Denmark  

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National Environmental Research Institute Ministry of the Environment . Denmark Investigations commissioned by Elsam Engineering A/S #12;[Blank page] #12;National Environmental Research Institute Ministry of the Environment . Denmark Investigations of migratory birds during operation of Horns Rev offshore wind farm

396

Journal of Animal Ecology 2007  

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Journal of Animal Ecology 2007 76, 1045­1052 © 2007 The Authors. Journal compilation © 2007 British Ecological Society Blackwell Publishing Ltd Climatechangecanaltercompetitiverelationshipsbetween resident and migratory birds MARKUS P. AHOLA, TONI LAAKSONEN, TAPIO EEVA and ESA LEHIKOINEN Section of Ecology

Laaksonen, Toni

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Pomeroy, D. & Asasira, J. 2011. Monitoring bird populations in Uganda the first 25 years. pp. 113119. In: Harebottle, D.M., Craig, A.J.F.K., Anderson, M.D., Rakotomanana, H. & Muchai, M. (eds). Proceedings of the 12th Pan-African Ornithological  

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Citation Pomeroy, D. & Asasira, J. 2011. Monitoring bird populations in Uganda ­ the first 25 years-running is the landbird monitoring programme in Uganda, with records from 1983 onwards. In this paper, we aim to show effective conservation. In Uganda, the rate of loss of biodiversity as a whole is about 1% per year (Pomeroy

de Villiers, Marienne

398

Private Citizens/Individuals Written Comments | A  

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Citizens/Individuals Written Comments | A Citizens/Individuals Written Comments | A 74BPrivate Citizen/Individual's Written Comments Private Citizens/Individuals Written Comments | 1 While anecdotal suggestions of health effects from wind turbine sound can be found online, No evidence exists regarding direct negative health effects associated with wind turbine sound in any peer reviewed, scientific papers or studies. Impacts to birds and bats are disclosed in Section 4.4.5.11-Migratory Birds - Direct and Indirect Effects by Alternative and 4.4.5.8-Bats - Direct and Indirect Effects by Alternative, respectively. Impacts to Birds and Bats will be minimized by MM-BIO-5 Bird and Bat Conservation Strategy. Additionally, refer to Appendix B-4: Bird and Bat Conservation Strategy (formerly known as the Avian and Bat

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Property:NEPA Resource Imposed Mitigation | Open Energy Information  

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Imposed Mitigation Imposed Mitigation Jump to: navigation, search Property Name NEPA Resource Imposed Mitigation Property Type Text Description Agency imposed mitigation plan to minimize the risk of a potential negative impact to a NEPA resource with a geothermal development effort. Pages using the property "NEPA Resource Imposed Mitigation" Showing 25 pages using this property. (previous 25) (next 25) B BLM-NV-WN-ES-08-01-1310, NV-020-08-01#NEPAImpact_with_Migratory_Birds + Initial ground disturbing activities would not be conducted during the migratory bird nesting season (March through July) unless necessary, and then only after inventories for migratory birds and nests were conducted by a qualified biologist acceptable to the BLM. This survey would be conducted to identify either breeding adult birds or nest sites within the specific areas to be disturbed. If active nests are present within these areas to be disturbed, NGP would coordinate with the authorized officer to develop appropriate protection measures for these sites, which may include avoidance, construction constraints, and/or the establishment of buffers.

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E-Print Network 3.0 - arms reduction treaty Sample Search Results  

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Telescope Science Institute Collection: Physics 35 EU, U.S., Russia, Asian States Sign Nuclear-Fusion Reactor May 24 (Bloomberg) --The European Union, the U.S., Russia and Asian...

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401

Global change and mercury cycling: Challenges for implementing a global mercury treaty  

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The Minamata Convention aims to protect human health and the environment from anthropogenic emissions and releases of mercury. In the present study, the provisions of the Minamata Convention are examined to assess their ...

Selin, Noelle Eckley

402

When BITs have some bite: The political-economic environment for bilateral investment treaties  

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Political risk frequently impedes the flow of capital into ... that aim to attract greater flows of international investment and trade by changing the institutional environment and limiting the risk to outside in...

Jennifer L. Tobin; Susan Rose-Ackerman

2011-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A treaty to ban nuclear smuggling: The next step in nuclear material control?  

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Since the demise of the Soviet Union, reports have continued to surface that weapons-usable nuclear material has been smuggled out of former Soviet territory into the hands of proliferant states. So far, few examples of nuclear smuggling have involved serious quantities of weapons-usable material, and much purported smuggling has involved attempted fraud rather than an effort to transfer fissile material. In no instance has an actual transfer to a potential proliferant state been verified.

Carnahan, B.M. [Science Applications International Corp., McLean, VA (United States); Smith, J.R.

1994-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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An investigation of the usefulness of extremely low-frequency electromagnetic measurements for treaty verification  

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From FY 1986 through FY 1988, we monitored extremely low-frequency (ELF) electromagnetic (EM) fields to determine whether these signals could be detected from underground nuclear explosions. Signals clearly related to underground tests were detected only when the ELF field sensors were located within 10 km of surface ground zero. Theoretical analysis, based on the results of these measurements, shows that the ELF impulse signals from underground nuclear tests are of longer duration than those from lightning sources and are, therefore, less efficient in exciting resonances in the earth-ionosphere cavity, even though the source strength for each may be the same. Thus, ELF signals from underground nuclear tests with yields of <150 kT are generally lower than the background signals caused by worldwide lightning activity. Our conclusion is that ELF monitoring probably will not be useful for detecting underground nuclear tests at distances >10 km from the tests. 16 refs., 24 figs., 3 tabs.

Sweeney, J.J.

1989-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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E-Print Network 3.0 - anti-ballistic missile treaty Sample Search...  

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devices. Clinton -- in his last... to the US system. Kremlin officials said Putin would propose a system that would shoot down the missiles Source: Radev, Dragomir R. -...

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Social aspects include following applicable laws and international treaties; using open and transparent  

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costs' influencing supply, demand, and prices and the possibility of the distortion of markets in climate conditions. Bioenergy choices can also have direct influences on local land-use changes as well the potential of bioenergy crops spreading genetically modified organisms, invasive species, or nonnative

407

E-Print Network 3.0 - adjunct on-site treaty Sample Search Results  

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2 Search All NYTimes.com Environment Summary: Solutions www.Nexamp.com Free Solar Panel Quote Incentives Make Solar Solutions Cheap. Get an On-site Quote... their thoughts on...

408

Arguing In an Age of Unreason: Elias Boudinot, Cherokee Factionalism, and the Treaty Of New Echota.  

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?? Elias Boudinot (1804 - 1839), editor of the Cherokee Phoenix and a Cherokee leader during his people's political fight to remain a sovereign nation… (more)

Filler, Jonathan

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

409

United States Diplomacy and the Anglo-Egyptian Treaty of 1954  

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dynastic control, successive Egyp- Khartoum and blockedpending progress in the Anglo-Egyp- tian talks. Eisenhoweryears desirability as it an Egyp- of General Naguib and Umit

Takeyh, Ray

1996-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The international law framework for foreign investment protection: an analysis of African treaty practice.  

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??Traditionally, African states have played an active and relevant role in the formulation and development of international investment law. Generally, the contribution of African states… (more)

Lebero, Richard Karugarama

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

411

Rational Treaties: Article II, Congressional-Executive Agreements, and International Bargaining  

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This type of signal is a sunk cost. It generates costs exW(USA) remain unchanged. Sunk costs do not have this effectcan be of the tying hands or sunk cost variety, and that the

Yoo, John

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

412

Micro-Analysis of Actinide Minerals for Nuclear Forensics and Treaty Verification  

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Micro-Raman spectroscopy has been demonstrated to be a viable tool for nondestructive determination of the crystal phase of relevant minerals. Collecting spectra on particles down to 5 microns in size was completed. Some minerals studied were weak scatterers and were better studied with the other techniques. A decent graphical software package should easily be able to compare collected spectra to a spectral library as well as subtract out matrix vibration peaks. Due to the success and unequivocal determination of the most common mineral false positive (zircon), it is clear that Raman has a future for complementary, rapid determination of unknown particulate samples containing actinides.

M. Morey, M. Manard, R. Russo, G. Havrilla

2012-03-22T23:59:59.000Z

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Modeling hydroacoustic waveform envelopes for comprehensive test?ban treaty monitoring  

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Robust and accurate localization of explosion events in the oceans requires modeling signal arrival times for a number of receivers. Additional information contained in the waveform envelope may also be used to recover other source properties and reduce the probability of false alarms in nuclear explosion monitoring. The feasibility of efficient envelope modeling was investigated by comparing adiabatic normal?mode model predictions with explosion data. The K R A K E N computer code com?bined with appropriate dispersion curve interpolation was used to compute modal shapes and wave numbers in each range segment. To facilitate CTBT knowledge base development the model has been used to illustrate the various factors that contribute to the shape of the received hydroacoustic waveform envelope and provide design feedback for sensor placement and data analysis algorithms. The model was compared with data for two source–receiver paths: (a) the Chase21 ship scuttling explosion on 25 June 1970 off the New Jersey coast and recorded at the Ascension Island hydroacoustic array; and (b) nuclear explosions on Mururoa Atoll and received at the hydrophone at Point Sur California. Adiabatic normal?mode approach was found inadequate for source and receiver located far from the SOFAR axis. [Work supported by U.S. DOE Office of Nonproliferation and National Security.

Yevgeniy Y. Dorfman; Jay J. Pulli

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The moral implications of the subversion of the Nonproliferation Treaty regime  

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will look after their nuclear-related security interests. Asin Nuclear Proliferation and International Security, ed.Smoke, ‘National Security and the Nuclear Dilemma: An

Doyle, Thomas

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

415

The CFE Treaty as the Foundation for European Security: Russia’s Participation and Perspectives  

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In Russia’s opinion, the process of reduction of conventional armaments in Europe will continue to be one of the chief instruments of peaceful transformation of the system of politico-military relations existi...

Evgeniy Buschinski

1997-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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51 - 14660 of 26,764 results. 51 - 14660 of 26,764 results. Download URTAC Meeting- October 21, 2010 Meeting minutes and Federal Register notice for October 21, 2010 meeting http://energy.gov/fe/downloads/urtac-meeting-october-21-2010 Download Executive Order 13186: Responsibilities of Federal Agencies To Protect Migratory Birds http://energy.gov/nepa/downloads/executive-order-13186-responsibilities-federal-agencies-protect-migratory-birds Download National Policy Assurances to be Incorporated as Award Terms The following are the National Policy Assurances which are incorporated by reference as Award Terms at time of Award. The National Policy Assurances which apply to the award are those in effect on... http://energy.gov/management/downloads/national-policy-assurances-be-incorporated-award-terms

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31 - 11640 of 29,416 results. 31 - 11640 of 29,416 results. Download Technical Standards, Newsletter-August 1998 The Standards Forum and Standards Actions, August 1998 http://energy.gov/hss/downloads/technical-standards-newsletter-august-1998 Download CX-009005: Categorical Exclusion Determination Henderson Solar Energy Project CX(s) Applied: B5.16 Date: 08/22/2012 Location(s): Nevada Offices(s): Golden Field Office http://energy.gov/nepa/downloads/cx-009005-categorical-exclusion-determination Download Executive Order 13186: Responsibilities of Federal Agencies To Protect Migratory Birds http://energy.gov/nepa/downloads/executive-order-13186-responsibilities-federal-agencies-protect-migratory-birds Download Audit Report: WR-B-96-02 Audit of Construction of an Environmental, Safety, and Health Analytical

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Response of breeding seaside sparrows to fire on the upper Texas Coast  

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. Oberholser (1974) reported that A. m. fisheri was found in Texas Gulf coast salt marshes and appears to be partially migratory. It inhabits rank cordgrass, bulrushes and tidal areas. Primarily an insectivore, the bird supplements its diet in the winter... ECOLOGY The Seaside Sparrow is a specialist of coastal salt and brackish marshes. It usually occurs in the wettest part of the marsh, where ', 5partina alterniflora and parrina parens dominate the vegetation. This sparrow uses the muddy edges of tidal...

Whitbeck, Matthew W

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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References: BirdLife International. 2000. Threatened birds of the world. BirdLife International, Cambridge, UK &  

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. Unpubl. report to Wildlife Conservation Society of Tanzania, Dar es Salaam. Stattersfield, A. J., Crosby, Wildlife Conservation Society of Tanzania, P.O. Box 70919, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, e-mail: wcst

Martin, Paul R.

420

Selected aspects of commercial game bird management  

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, 14) werc all numerically the same when quail flight times were cc&sparcZ on those sites. They differed from x'elease site' 7 and 4 in that the trc- lines &were closer and had a few trees scattered throu+out the open areas. Quail released at site 2...

Weber, Joseph Mark

1977-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Comparing bird and human soaring strategies  

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...we used track logs downloaded from the Internet. The main source was the Online Contest...tests and estimates available on the Internet). The error of the time measurement...impossible (e.g., the weather is not good enough to complete the task) to fly...

Zsuzsa Ákos; Máté Nagy; Tamás Vicsek

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

422

Flight performance of the largest volant bird  

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...yielded numerous whales and marine turtles (5-6). Bed 2...Formation, all of which belong to marine groups (Fig...teeth were likely lost due to wear...correlation of Oligocene marginal marine and fluvial deposits across...

Daniel T. Ksepka

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

423

Diffusion of individual birds in starling flocks  

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...Zdravkovic. 2008 The STARFLAG handbook on collective animal behavior...S0218202510004660 ) 23 Gardiner, CW . 2004 Handbook of stochastic methods for physics, chemistry, and the natural...Procaccini. 2008 The STARFLAG handbook on collective animal behavior...

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424

Children's School October 2013 Birds & Flight  

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. With the help of colleagues at Pittsburgh's National Aviary, we will introduce environmental issues of pollution curriculum into thematic units. Studying topics in depth builds children's knowledge base, starting with what, building character, choosing media, teaching reading, responding to children's questions about sensitive

425

Contributions of bird studies to biology  

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...46, 48), whereas Florida scrub jays (Aphelocoma c. coerulescens...cold climates for life in deserts and high altitudes and latitudes (82), nasal salt glands for secretion of excess...as diverse as the poles, deserts, oceans, and rain forests...

M Konishi; ST Emlen; RE Ricklefs; JC Wingfield

1989-10-27T23:59:59.000Z

426

Birds sacrifice oxidative protection for reproduction  

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...energy expenditure (DEE) as an index of ROS production. SOD and...expen- diture (DEE) as an index of ROS production. SOD and...consumption pro- vides an index of ROS production when comparing...three times per week until completion of the clutch. (b) Manipulation...

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

427

bird is really a white bird. The “rapid test for Poisson” (p, 40) would ...  

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The “rapid test for. Poisson” (p, 40) would, as described, result in acceptance of all “regular”. (non-Poisson) distri- butions, and at the same time would reject a ...

Orcas

2000-02-13T23:59:59.000Z

428

Sexual Maturity and Migratory Behaviour of the Tropical Eel, Ahlia egmontis  

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... that the onset of sexual maturity in this species is associated with eye growth and offshore movement and in these respects it resembles the Atlantic species of the common eel, ... ; sea state 1; wind east at 2 knots. A light with a reflector, rigged to a pole projecting out from a platform positioned about 1-2 m over the ...

DANIEL M. COHEN; DAVID DEAN

1970-07-11T23:59:59.000Z

429

Effects of Livestock Grazing on Neotropical Migratory Landbirds in Western North ,  

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forest habitats. Of all the issues facing public land managers in western ' ~ e ~ a r t m e n t-0334. domestic livestock. This is in uart because of comet&. -'USDA Forest S e ~ c e ,Intermountain Research, the grazing issue is analogous to the controversy 'USDI Bureau of Land Management, 3380 Americana Terrace

430

A Possible Method of Evolution of the Migratory Habit in Butterflies  

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...localities, the distribution of which changes...angle to the sun. At first all angles to the sun would be represented...suggested that the temperature gradient experienced...geographical temperature variations on...circ$ to the sun until 27 August...

1968-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

431

The migratory pathways above out heads are one of the world's sweetest layers he  

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from pectoralis major Advantages of Fat as anAdvantages of Fat as an Energy SourceEnergy Source EnergyOrientation & Navigation 5 "cues" to navigate · Visual landmarks · Solar compass · Stellar compass · Geomagnetism with topography Use ofUse of Solar CompassSolar Compass · Requires internal clock adjusting for sun's movement

Johnson, Matthew

432

Using field data to test locust migratory band collective movement models  

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...where it is balanced by a force generating some clustering...range at which these forces operate. Our previous...functions, but rather fundamental differences in interaction...alignment/attraction forces are used, (a) the...Grasshoppers and locusts: a handbook of general acridology...

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

433

Flight responses by a migratory soaring raptor to changing meteorological conditions  

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...moved and responded to changes in wind availability in similar manners...investigation. With increasing demand for wind energy, volant wildlife require innovative conservation...increased risk from industrial scale wind energy development on ridges...

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

434

HIV-infected T cells are migratory vehicles for viral dissemination  

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... Technology (MIT) and Harvard. T.T.M. was supported by the MGH ECOR Tosteson Postdoctoral Fellowship Award and NIH training grant T32 AI007387. Haase, A. T. Early ...

Thomas T. Murooka; Maud Deruaz; Francesco Marangoni; Vladimir D. Vrbanac; Edward Seung; Ulrich H. von Andrian; Andrew M. Tager; Andrew D. Luster; Thorsten R. Mempel

2012-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

435

Migratory Behavior and Survival of Juvenile Salmonids in the Lower Columbia River and Estuary in 2009  

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The study reported herein was funded as part of the Anadromous Fish Evaluation Program, which is managed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE). The Anadromous Fish Evaluation Program study code is EST P 02 01: A Study of Salmonid Survival and Behavior through the Columbia River Estuary Using Acoustic Tags. The study was conducted by the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Fisheries for the USACE Portland District. Estimated survival of acoustic-tagged juvenile Chinook salmon and steelhead through the lower Columbia River and estuary in 2009 was lowest in the final 50 km of the estuary. Probability of survival was relatively high (>0.90) for yearling and subyearling Chinook salmon from the Bonneville Dam forebay (rkm 236) to Three-tree Point (rkm 49.6). Survival of juvenile Chinook salmon declined sharply through the lower 50 km of the estuary. Acoustic-tagged steelhead smolts did not survive as well as juvenile Chinook salmon between Bonneville Dam and the mouth of the Columbia River. Steelhead survival began to decline farther upstream (at rkm 86) relative to that of the Chinook salmon stocks. Subyearling Chinook salmon survival decreased markedly as the season progressed. It remains to be determined whether later migrating subyearling Chinook salmon are suffering increasing mortality as the season progresses or whether some portion of the apparent loss is due to fish extending their freshwater residence. This study provided the first glimpse into what promises to be a very informative way to learn more about how juvenile salmonid passage experiences through the FCRPS may influence their subsequent survival after passing Bonneville Dam. New information regarding the influence of migration pathway through the lower 50 km of the Columbia River estuary on probability of survival of juvenile salmonids, combined with increased understanding regarding the foraging distances and time periods of avian predators should prove useful in developing or assessing management actions to reduce losses of juvenile salmonid smolts that attempt to pass through the estuary on their seaward migration.

McMichael, Geoffrey A.; Harnish, Ryan A.; Bellgraph, Brian J.; Carter, Jessica A.; Ham, Kenneth D.; Titzler, P. Scott; Hughes, Michael S.

2010-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Migratory patterns of American shad (Alosa sapidissima) revealed by natural geochemical tags in otoliths  

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Geochemical signatures in the otoliths of diadromous fishes may allow for retrospective analyses of natal origins. In an assessment of river-specific signatures in American shad (Alosa sapidissima), an anadromous clupeid ...

Walther, Benjamin (Benjamin Dwaine)

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

437

The Migration Industry in the Mexico-U.S. Migratory System  

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Transportation Revolution and Transatlantic Migration, 1950-representatives of transatlantic transportation companies. 1in the context of the transatlantic flows of the late 19 th

Hernandez-Leon, Ruben

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

438

Bottom-up regulation of a pole-ward migratory predator population  

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...prey availability and quality, further compromising...emissions continue to increase [59-61], it can...energy reserves) and the quality of food available to...there were 12 periods of increase (black circles) and...Several discussions over a wines with Scott Carpentier...

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

439

Seasonal dynamics of flight muscle fatty acid binding protein and catabolic enzymes in a migratory shorebird  

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% of energy demand (43, 45). The rate of utilization of exogenous FA appears to be most limited by trans- port oxidation to total fuel demand declines as exercise intensity increases, with the balance of energy derived expend energy at 10 to 15 times basal metabolic rate (BMR), and the mini- mum cost of flight may be twice

Haunerland, Norbert H.

440

Implications of mining practices in an open-pit gold mine for monitoring of a comprehensive test-ban treaty  

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This report summarizes the results of an experiment at the Gold Quarry pit, operated by the Newmont Gold Company at Carlin, NV The purpose of the experiment was to obtain local and regional seismic data, together with ``ground truth``, from conventional surface blasting activity and to use these data to help determine the effectiveness with which conventional mining blasts can be discriminated from underground nuclear explosions.

Jarpe, S.P.; Moran, B.; Goldstein, P.; Glenn, L.A.

1996-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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(Acts adopted under Title V of the Treaty on European Union) COUNCIL JOINT ACTION 2006/418/CFSP  

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of 12 June 2006 on support for IAEA activities in the areas of nuclear security and verification/495/CFSP (2) on support for IAEA activities under its Nuclear Security Programme and in the framework, the Council adopted Joint Action 2005/574/CFSP (3) on support for IAEA activities in the areas of nuclear

Sussex, University of

442

(Acts adopted under Title V of the Treaty on European Union) COUNCIL JOINT ACTION 2005/574/CFSP  

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of Governors in September 2003 and the imple- mentation of its Nuclear Security Plan which is financed through

Sussex, University of

443

Category:NEPA Resources | Open Energy Information  

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Resources Resources Jump to: navigation, search Category of resources that could be impacted by activities related to geothermal development. Pages in category "NEPA Resources" The following 39 pages are in this category, out of 39 total. A Access and Transportation Air Quality Areas of Critical Environmental Concern B BLM Sensitive Species C Candidate and Special Status Species Cultural Resources E Economic Values Environmental Justice F Fire Resources Fisheries Resources Floodplains G Geology and Minerals I Induced Seismicity Impact I cont. Intentional Destructive Acts Invasive, Nonnative Species L Lands and Realty Lands with Wilderness Characteristics M Migratory Birds N Native American Concerns Noise P Paleontological Resources Prime or Unique Farmlands Public Health and Safety

444

Ecology and Conservation of Grassland Birds of the Western Hemisphere  

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... Corven, pers. comm.). For example, joint efforts by the Suriname For- est Service, Canadian Wildlife Service, and WHSRN have ... vegetative cover in what is otherwise an agri- cultural waste (Owens and Myres 1973). INFLUENCE OF CLIMATE The pattern of ...

445

Bird communities in future bioenergy landscapes of the Upper Midwest  

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...The effects of bioenergy crop management...that extensive literature reviews have concluded...understanding how different bioenergy crops, and the...Fargione JE ( 2009 ) Bioenergy and wildlife: Threats and...Camp M ( 1995 ) A review and synthesis of habitat...

Timothy D. Meehan; Allen H. Hurlbert; Claudio Gratton

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

446

Bird communities in future bioenergy landscapes of the Upper Midwest  

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...The effects of bioenergy crop management...that extensive literature reviews have concluded...understanding how different bioenergy crops, and the...conservation: A review of food resource provision...energy, and environment trilemma . Science 325...

Timothy D. Meehan; Allen H. Hurlbert; Claudio Gratton

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

447

Myoglobin Adaptation in Terrestrial and Diving Birds and Mammals  

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Aerobic dive limit ? BO2 Capacitance coefficient of oxygen in blood (ml O2 l-1 blood) cADL Aerobic dive limit calculated from useable oxygen stores and diving metabolic rate CaO2 Arterial blood oxygen concentration (ml O2 l-1 blood) CBvO2 Cerebral venous... Extraction coefficient of oxygen from blood [(CaO2- CvO2)/ CaO2] fH Heart frequency (beats min-1) Hb Hemoglobin Hct Blood hematocrit Mb Myoglobin vi Ngb Neuroglobin ODC Oxygen dissociation curve P50 Globin oxygen affinity defined as partial pressure...

Wright, Traver J.

2014-04-25T23:59:59.000Z

448

Introduction Flapping birds and insects are often likened to revolving  

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stimuli to the sensory organs, as well as mass flow processes including heat loss and gas exchange the available data on the spanwise distribution of aerodynamic circulation along finite Drosophila melanogaster wings and mean flows over the body of Manduca sexta. To explicitly account for tip losses in finite

Daniel, Tom

449

Sibling competition and the evolution of growth rates in birds  

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...parental investment (e.g. the energy cost of scrambling), sibling...1991 Trade o between growth and energy storage in male Vipera berus...Reproductive success of polygynous male corn buntings Miliaria calandra as...1999 Growth rates of nestling corn buntings Miliaria calandra in...

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

450

Geographic range size and evolutionary age in birds  

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...ages of species 1 and 2 are estimated by converting the pair- wise percentage sequence divergence between them to an estimate of...global avian biodiversity. We are grateful to Andy Brewer, Alison Holt, Bill Kunin and Ana Rodrigues for fruitful discussions...

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

451

Bird Songs and Calls of the Western Upper Peninsula  

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-chap-chap-chap", like 2 stones clicking together House Wren Stuttering, gurgling song, rising in musical burst

452

Global warming and body mass decline in Israeli passerine birds  

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7 May 2001 research-article Global warming and body mass decline in Israeli...University, , Tel Aviv 69978, Israel Global warming may affect the physiology, distributions...mass and tarsus length are due to global warming and also in accordance with Bergmann's...

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

453

Quicksort via Bird's Tree Fusion Transformation Tjark Weber1  

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to the use of the disjoint product type +, a binary tree in Nuprl now is equal to either inl · or inr , B2 >, where t T and B1, B2 are binary trees. We define leaf as an abbreviation for inl ·, and node binary_tree * ABS leaf leaf == inl · * ABS node node(t,b1,b2) == inr Fig. 2. Abstractions

Caldwell, James

454

BIRDS OF LAYSAN AND THE LEEWARD' ISLANDS, HAWAIIAN GROUP.  

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, Necker, French Frigate (or Brooks) Shoals, Gardner, Laysan, Lisiansky, Midway, Cure, and Morell, together," based upon material collected in 1891 by Henry Palmer on Laysan, Lisiansky, and Midway islands

455

Experimental evidence for adaptive personalities in a wild passerine bird  

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...Studies, Animal Ecology Group, University of Groningen, , PO Box 11103, 9700 Groningen, The Netherlands 3 Swiss Ornithological Institute...Experimental Committee of the University of Groningen. References 1 Gosling, S. D. 2001 From mice...

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

456

Quantifying Risk Associated with Potential Bird-Aircraft Collisions  

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the southwest portion of King County, WA (47°26’29” North,International Airport, King County, Washington, are raised

Schafer, Laurence M.; Blackwell, Bradley F.; Linnell, Michael A.

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

457

Radiocarbon dates on bones of extinct birds from Hawaii  

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...with various concentrations of calcitic particles (subrounded and platy; up to several...depth. Platy and subrounded calcitic particles and land-snail shells are rare. The...24. Kirch, P. V. (1985) Feathered Gods and Fish Hooks: An Introduction to Hawaiian...

H F James; T W Stafford; Jr; D W Steadman; S L Olson; P S Martin; A J Jull; P C McCoy

1987-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

458

THE INSTITUTE FOR BIRD POPULATIONS P.O. Box 1346  

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nombrados de la manera siguiente: __sexo>___ anillo>_.jpg Si la edad o el sexo es incierto, se pueden usar cuadros

DeSante, David F.

459

One Stone, Two Birds: Embedding Program Assessment in  

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success = conditional student success ­ Mission: maximize efforts of promoting both the access and success

Ward, Karen

460

Road networks predict human influence on Amazonian bird communities  

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...percentage forest cover) performed well, explaining 91% of the variation...not occur in catchments with log(e) RVs less than approximately...richness, which is described well by the metric per cent forest...biodiversity: a case study in Alabama, USA. Biodivers. Conserv...

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Marine birds and climate fluctuation in the North Atlantic  

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in energy necessary to carry out particular life-history activities (cf. Stearns 1992). For example, there is an important energy trade-off between reproductive investment and maintenance (cf. Williams 1966; Stearns 1992 in temperature and wind. We also provide an overview of the potential indirect impact of climate variability

Aberdeen, University of

462

Genome size and wing parameters in passerine birds  

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...wing area. Specifically, a low loading index indicates a reduction in body mass per...brachyrhynchos), was donated after the completion of the field season at the LBPO and its...as between genome size and wing loading index, which is interpreted as an indicator...

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

463

BIRD COMMUNITIES AT \\VASTEWATER PONDS IN SOUTHEASTERN IDAHO  

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Third Annual Conference on Ecosystems Restoration and Creation. Hillsborough Community College, Tampa ground gleaners on plant food, aquatic ground gleaners, and divers. The most species-rich and diverse, Florida. #12;Dabblers and surface dippers were positively associated with pond surface area. Aquatic

464

Corticosterone, testosterone and life-history strategies of birds  

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...least 4 min. The plasma supernatant was frozen at C until analysis. Plasma samples were transported to Princeton University on dry...were approved by the Princeton University Animal...social behavior and of plasma FSH, LH and testosterone...

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

465

Trabecular bone scales allometrically in mammals and birds  

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...1086/284325 ) 24 Silva, M. 1995 CRC Handbook of mammalian body masses. Boca Raton...Press. 25 Dunning, J. B. 2008 CRC handbook of avian body masses. 2nd edn. Boca...kg. We found that bone volume fraction does not scale substantially with animal size...

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

466

Congruent energy density trends of fish and birds reflect ecosystem ...  

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We used long-term biomonitoring data to calculate whole-body energy densities for Lake Huron rainbow smelt (Osmerus mordax), lake trout (Salvelinus ...

467

Reinterpretation of gizzard sizes of red knots world-wide emphasises overriding importance of prey quality at migratory stopover sites  

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...Tierra del Fuego, S-Argentina February 1.820.06...Antonio Oeste, E-Argentina March 1.350.05 3...site. Figure 3 Daily energy requirement (horizontal...Oeste, Rio Negro, Argentina. J. Field Ornithol...Diamond1997Maximum sustained energy budgets in humans and...

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

468

Food habits and migratory movements of the Common Snipe (Capella gallinago delicata) in the Central Brazos Valley of Texas  

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of the requirements for the degree of MASTER OF SCIENCE AUGUST 1971 Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences 0 o & R FOOD HABITS AND MIGRATOR'Z MOVEMENTS OF THE COMMON SNIPE (CAANL LAII G~ALINAG C~CATAj 1N 'ARE GENERA BRANGB VALLEY OF TEXAS A Thesis NE BE CB o... Burleson County--banding sites and soil types. ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ . . . . . 12 Moore Farm Lake, Banding Site 1. . . . . . . , ~ 17 Moore Farm Marsh, Banding Site 2. . . , . . . . 20 Walton Ranch, Banding Site 3. . . . . . . . . . . . 20...

Jirovec, David Joseph

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

469

Examining Management Issues for Incidentally Caught Species in Highly Migratory Species Fisheries in the Western and Central Pacific Ocean  

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Tastier Names Trouble for Seafood Stocks. Washington Post,International Sustainable Seafood Federation (ISSF), havethe International Sustainable Seafood Foundation (ISSF)

Chan, Valerie Ann

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

470

Identification of the Spawning, Rearing, and Migratory Requirements of Fall Chinook Salmon in the Columbia River Basin, Annual Report 1993.  

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Recovery efforts for the endangered fall chinook salmon necessitates knowledge of the factors limiting the various life history stages. This study attempts to identify those physical and biological factors which affect spawning of the fish in the free-flowing Snake River and their rearing seward migration through Columbia River basin reservoirs. The spawning was generally a November event in 1993, with some activity in late Oct. and early Dec. Spawning habitat availability was assessed by applying hydraulic and habitat models to known fall chinook salmon spawning sites. Juveniles were seined and PIT tagged in the free-flowing Snake River, and in the Columbia River in he Hanford Reach and in McNary Reservoir. Subyearling fish were marked at McNary Dam to relate river flow and migration patterns of juveniles to adult returns. Hydroacoustic surveys were conducted on McNary and John Day reservoirs and in net pens.

Rondorf, Dennis W.; Tiffan, Kenneth F.

1994-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

471

Identification of the Spawning, Rearing and Migratory Requirements of Fall Chinook Salmon in the Columbia River Basin, Annual Report 1992.  

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This document is the 1992 annual progress report for selected studies of fall chinook Salmon Oncorhynchus tshawytscha conducted by the National Biological Survey (NBS) and the US Fish and Wildlife Service. The decline in abundance of fall chinook salmon in the Snake River basin has become a growing concern. Effective recovery efforts for fall chinook salmon cannot be developed until we increase our knowledge of the factors that are limiting the various life history stages. This study attempts to identify those physical and biological factors which influence spawning of fall chinook salmon in the free-flowing Snake River and their rearing and seaward migration through Columbia River basin reservoirs.

Rondorf, Dennis W.; Miller, William H.

1994-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

472

Identification of the Spawning, Rearing, and Migratory Requirements of Fall Chinook Salmon in the Columbia River Basin, Annual Report 1994.  

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Spawning ground surveys were conducted in 1994 as part of a five year study of Snake River chinook salmon Oncorhynchus tshawyacha begun in 1991. Observations of fall chinook salmon spawning in the Snake River were limited to infrequent aerial red counts in the years prior to 1987. From 1987-1990, red counts were made on a limited basis by an interagency team and reported by the Washington Department of Fisheries. Starting in 1991, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), and other cooperating agencies and organizations, expanded the scope of spawning ground surveys to include: (1) additional aerial surveys to improve red counts and provide data on the timing of spawning; (2) the validation (ground truthing) of red counts from aerial surveys to improve count accuracy; (3) underwater searches to locate reds in water too deep to allow detection from the air; and (4) bathymetric mapping of spawning sites for characterizing spawning habitat. This document is the 1994 annual progress report for selected studies of fall chinook salmon. The studies were undertaken because of the growing concern about the declining salmon population in the Snake River basin.

Rondorf, Dennis W.; Tiffan, Kenneth F.

1996-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Examining Management Issues for Incidentally Caught Species in Highly Migratory Species Fisheries in the Western and Central Pacific Ocean  

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dynamics in the central Pacific Ocean, 1952- 1998. II. Afishing for tunas in the Pacific Ocean. Ecology and Societywestern and central north Pacific Ocean. ISC. 2013a. Stock

Chan, Valerie Ann

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Extreme plasticity in life-history strategy allows a migratory predator (jumbo squid) to cope with a changing  

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to 2012, small squid were abundant and matured at an unusu- ally small mantle-length (-shelf habitats were traded for accelerated reproduction at small size in an offshore environment. Both small- history strategies can coexist. Hydro-acoustic data, reveal that squid biomass in this study area nearly

Benoit-Bird, Kelly J.

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Grizzly bear predation links the loss of native trout to the demography of migratory elk in Yellowstone  

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...implications for ecosystem management and the conservation of aquatic-terrestrial linkages...restored, and the ecosystem consequences of breaking this aquatic-terrestrial link...between terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems. Bioscience 24...

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Nuclear Proliferation And The Nuclear Deterrent: Will The Non-Proliferation Treaty Ever Achieve Total Nuclear Disarmament? Is The Nuclear Deterrent Worth Keeping?.  

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?? In 2009 President Obama outlined his utopic vision of a nuclear-free world, admitting that this would not be possible within his lifetime he claimed that while… (more)

Eckford, James

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Did Apple’s refusal to license proprietary information enabling interoperability with its iPod music player constitute an abuse under Article 82 of the EC Treaty?  

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Did Apple’s refusal to license proprietary informationtechnology that allowed Apple, as the creator of amises en śuvre par la société Apple Computer, Inc. dans les

Mazziotti, Giuseppe

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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IIIIIN  

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Department of Energy. When President Kennedy and Chairman Khrushchev signed the Limited Test Ban Treaty (LTBT), one of the conditions was that each party to the treaty could...

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DNN Global Programs  

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

Barack Obama, Remarks in Prague: "Together we will strengthen the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty as a basis for cooperation...To strengthen the treaty, we should embrace...

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Contacts for the Assistant General Counsel for International...  

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Treaty (NPT) and Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty (CTBT); International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA); IAEA nuclear safeguards regimes Diana Clark 202-586-3417 JoAnn Williams...

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E-Print Network 3.0 - agency united states Sample Search Results  

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of the United States of America: Vessel operators who wish to participate in the Treaty fishery... TREATY ON FISHERIES BETWEEN THE GOVERNMENTS OF CERTAIN PACIFIC ISLAND ......

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Skylarks trade size and energy content in weed seeds to maximize total ingested lipid biomass  

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Abstract The trade-off between forage quality and quantity has been particularly studied in herbivore organisms, but much less for seed eating animals, in particular seed-eating birds which constitute the bulk of wintering passerines in European farmlands. The skylark is one of the commonest farmland birds in winter, mainly feeding on seeds. We focus on weed seeds for conservation and management purposes. Weed seeds form the bulk of the diet of skylarks during winter period, and although this is still a matter for discussion, weed seed predation by granivorous has been suggested as an alternative to herbicides used to regulate weed populations in arable crops. Our objectives were to identify whether weed seed traits govern foraging decisions of skylarks, and to characterize key seed traits with respect to size, which is related to searching and handling time, and lipid content, which is essential for migratory birds. We combined a single-offer experiment and a multiple-offer one to test for feeding preferences of the birds by estimating seed intake on weed seed species differing in their seed size and seed lipid content. Our results showed (1) a selective preference for smaller seeds above a threshold of seed size or seed size difference in the pair and, (2) a significant effect of seed lipid biomass suggesting a trade-off between foraging for smaller seeds and selecting seeds rich in lipids. Skylarks foraging decision thus seems to be mainly based on seed size, that is presumably a ‘proxy’ for weed seed energy content. However, there are clearly many possible combinations of morphological and physiological traits that must play crucial role in the plant–bird interaction such as toxic compound or seed coat.

Sabrina Gaba; Claire Collas; Thibaut Powolny; François Bretagnolle; Vincent Bretagnolle

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Colorado | Department of Energy  

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December 21, 2012 December 21, 2012 The Rocky Flats Plant was first established in 1951 as a nuclear weapons manufacturing facility. Today, almost 4,000 acres make up the Rocky Flats National Wildlife Refuge. Located just 16 miles northwest of Denver, Colorado, the refuge provides a habitat for migratory birds and mammals. | Photo courtesy of the U.S. Department of Energy. Photo of the Week: Rocky Flats Wildlife Refuge Check out our favorite energy-related photos! November 1, 2012 Audit Report: OAS-RA-L-13-01 Implementation of the Department of Energy's Concentrating Solar Power Program October 31, 2012 EA-1914: Notice of Scoping of an Environmental Assessment National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) National Wind Technology Center (NWTC) Site-Wide Environmental Assessment, Golden, CO

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CX-001650: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy  

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650: Categorical Exclusion Determination 650: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-001650: Categorical Exclusion Determination Safeguards and Security Enhanced Assessment System CX(s) Applied: B2.2 Date: 04/19/2010 Location(s): Richland, Washington Office(s): Environmental Management, Office of River Protection-Richland Office The proposed action will install six wooden utility poles at various locations within and surrounding 200 East Area of the Hanford Site. Each pole will have a 50-foot diameter compacted gravel circle at its base for boom truck access on an as needed basis. DOCUMENT(S) AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD CX-001650.pdf More Documents & Publications Memorandum of Understanding, Responsibilities of Federal Agencies to Protect Migratory Birds CX-009690: Categorical Exclusion Determination

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CX-001577: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy  

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1577: Categorical Exclusion Determination 1577: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-001577: Categorical Exclusion Determination Wind Turbine Model and Pilot Project for Alternative Energy: Infrastructure for Research, Policy, Education and Outreach on Wind Power Along our Nation's Coasts CX(s) Applied: B3.1, A9 Date: 03/29/2010 Location(s): Delaware Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Golden Field Office The University of Delaware (UD) proposes to construct one shore-side, utility-scale wind turbine at their Lewes Campus. The objective is to provide educational opportunities for students, facilitate research (science/engineering/policy) on aspects of wind energy that are specific to the coastal environment (salt tolerance, impact on migratory birds in the Atlantic flyway), take advantage of expertise in the UD composite center to

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Environmental Cleanup | Department of Energy  

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

February 11, 2013 February 11, 2013 The Office of Nuclear Energy's mission is to advance nuclear power as a resource that can meet the United State's energy, environmental and national security needs. Office of Nuclear Energy Launches New Website A new website for NE means easier access to information and more up-to-date news for users. Check it out! January 30, 2013 Legacy Management Sites January 15, 2013 Secretary Chu, Governor Gregoire Issue Statement on Hanford Cleanup U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu and Governor Chris Gregoire issued a joint statement on the cleanup efforts underway at Hanford. December 21, 2012 The Rocky Flats Plant was first established in 1951 as a nuclear weapons manufacturing facility. Today, almost 4,000 acres make up the Rocky Flats National Wildlife Refuge. Located just 16 miles northwest of Denver, Colorado, the refuge provides a habitat for migratory birds and mammals. | Photo courtesy of the U.S. Department of Energy.

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Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between DOE, Northern Pass and SE Group -  

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Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between DOE, Northern Pass and SE Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between DOE, Northern Pass and SE Group - August 12, 2011 Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between DOE, Northern Pass and SE Group - August 12, 2011 August 12, 2011 - 2:20pm Addthis The Department of Energy (DOE) has selected an integrated team of professionals from three environmental consulting firms to prepare the DOE Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) addressing the Northern Pass Presidential Permit application and signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the group. Addthis Related Articles Departments of State and Energy Establish Global Partnership to Green U.S. Embassies and Consulates Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between DOE, Northern Pass and SE Group - August 12, 2011 DOE and FWS Sign New MOU on Migratory Bird Protection

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, December 2013 | Department of Energy  

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December 2013 December 2013 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, December 2013 Welcome to the 77th quarterly report on lessons learned in the NEPA process. This issue reminds us that, through teamwork and dedication by DOE's NEPA community, we can produce high quality documents that enhance the Department's decisionmaking and help protect the environment. Articles in this issue include: Was Your NEPA Process Just One More Hurdle, or Did It Make a Difference? Bonneville Participates in Regional Infrastructure Team EPA EIS Mapper Tool Online Tribal Training Key Reference Document on Climate Change Golden Field Office Relocates Golden FONSI Template EPA Ratings of DOE Draft EISs New Migratory Bird MOU Jim Daniel To Retire Transitions EAs and EISs Completed This Quarter Cost and Time Facts

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Page not found | Department of Energy  

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51 - 7760 of 26,764 results. 51 - 7760 of 26,764 results. Download 12 Annual Small Business Conference & Expo Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs)-Bridging the Gap Between Federal Agencies and MSIs http://energy.gov/diversity/downloads/12-annual-small-business-conference-expo-minority-serving-institutions-msis Download Voices of Experience: Insights on Smart Grid Customer Engagement (July 2013) The success of the Smart Grid will depend in part on consumers taking a more proactive role in managing their energy use. This document is the result of a nine-month effort to compile information... http://energy.gov/oe/downloads/voices-experience-insights-smart-grid-customer-engagement-july-2013 Download Memorandum of Understanding, Responsibilities of Federal Agencies to Protect Migratory Birds

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Page not found | Department of Energy  

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21 - 2630 of 31,917 results. 21 - 2630 of 31,917 results. Download Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, September 2006 Welcome to the 48th quarterly report on lessons learned in the NEPA process. We remember Lynton Caldwell, who promoted a vision of productive harmony - a balance of the interests of the environment and human society. The NEPA process remains a useful tool for pursuing that vision by integrating environmental analysis into the decisionmaking process. With this issue, we have completed 12 years of LLQR. http://energy.gov/nepa/downloads/lessons-learned-quarterly-report-september-2006 Download Memorandum of Understanding, Responsibilities of Federal Agencies to Protect Migratory Birds DOE and the Department of the Interior's Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) pursuant to the

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Risk assessment for the Waste Technologies Industries (WTI) hazardous waste incineration facility (East Liverpool, Ohio). Volume 6. Screening ecological risk assessment  

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The Screening Ecological Risk Assessment (SERA) includes an evaluation of available biotic information from the site vicinity to provide a preliminary description of potential ecological receptors (e.g., rare, threatened and endangered species; migratory birds; and important game species), and important ecological habitats (e.g., wetland areas). A conceptual site model is developed that describe show stressors associated with the WTI facility might affect the ecological components in the surrounding environment through the development and evaluation of specific ecological endpoints. Finally, an estimate of the potential for current and/or future adverse impacts to the biotic component of the environment is provided, based on the integration of potential exposures of ecological receptors to WTI emissions and toxicological threshold values.

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Surveys of the distribution of seabirds found in the vicinity of proposed geothermal project subzones in the District of Puna, Hawaii. Final report  

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In 1993, the US Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) entered into an interagency agreement with the Department of Energy (DOE) to conduct specific biological surveys to identify potential impacts of the proposed geothermal development on the natural resources of the East Rift Zone. This report presents information from published literature information and new field data on seabird populations on the island of Hawaii. These data are analyzed with regard to potential impacts of geothermal development on seabird populations in this area. Fifteen species of seabirds, waterbirds, and shorebirds are documented or suspected of being found using habitats within or immediately adjacent to the three geothermal subzones located in the Puna district on the island of Hawai`i. Of these species, two are on the federal Endangered Species List, three are on the State of Hawaii Endangered Species List, and all 15 are protected by the federal Migratory Bird Act.

Reynolds, M.; Ritchotte, G.; Viggiano, A.; Dwyer, J.; Nielsen, B.; Jacobi, J.D. [Fish and Wildlife Service, Hawaii National Park, HI (United States). Hawaii Research Station

1994-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, September 2001 | Department of Energy  

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Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, September 2001 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, September 2001 Lessons Learned Quarterly Report, September 2001 Welcome to the 28th quarterly report on lessons learned in the NEPA process. This completes our seventh year of providing performance metrics, news, and guidance to the DOE NEPA Community. We thank you for your continuing support of the Lessons Learned program. Articles included in this issue: NEPA Compliance Officers Consider Further Improvements NCO Meeting Federal/State/Tribal Coordination Forest Fire; Forest Preserved View From EPA Streamlining Approvals of Energy Projects NEPA Pilot Projects to Demonstrate Mediation DOE-wide NEPA Contracting Executive Order on Migratory Birds FERC Outreach for Natural Gas Approvals Life-Cycle Assessment for "Green" Projects

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Nez Perce Tribal Hatchery Program : Draft Environmental Impact Statement Summary.  

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This summary gives the major points of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) prepared for the Nez Perce Tribal Hatchery by the Nez Perce Tribe (NPT), the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA), the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), and other interested parties. The Nez Perce once were one of the largest Plateau tribes in the Northwest and occupied a territory that included north central Idaho, southeastern Washington and northeastern Oregon. Salmon and other migratory fish species are an invaluable food resource and an integral part of the Nez Perce Tribe`s culture. Anadromous fish have always made up the bulk of the Nez Perce tribal diet and this dependence on salmon was recognized in the treaties made with the Tribe by the US. The historic economic, social, and religious significance of the fish to the Nez Perce Tribe continues to this day, which makes the decline of fish populations in the Columbia River Basin a substantial detrimental impact to the Nez Perce way of life. The Nez Perce Tribal Hatchery is a supplementation program that would rear and release spring, summer, and fall chinook (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha), biologically similar to wild fish, to reproduce in the Clearwater River Subbasin. Program managers propose techniques that are compatible with existing aquatic and riparian ecosystems and would integrate hatchery-produced salmon into the stream and river environments needed to complete their life cycle.

United States. Bonneville Power Administration; Nez Perce Tribal Hatchery (Idaho)

1996-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Bird Conservation International (2003) 13:299306. BirdLife International 2003 DOI: 10.1017/S0959270903003228 Printed in the United Kingdom  

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(Armstrong and McLean 1995, Armstrong et al. 1995). Some studies have attempted to assess translocation, Armstrong et al. 1999, Armstrong and Ewen 2001), or whether survival and reproductive success are enhanced if translocated groups are made up of individuals that are familiar with one another (Armstrong 1995, Armstrong

Jamieson, Ian

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Determination of marine migratory behavior and its relationship to selected physical traits for least cisco (Coregonus sardinella) of the western Arctic coastal plain, Alaska.  

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??With increased resource development on the western Arctic coastal plain of Alaska (especially within the oil extraction industry) it is important to understand the basic… (more)

Seigle, John C.

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Cell-matrix interactions : collagen-GAG scaffold fabrication, characterization, and measurement of cell migratory and contractile behavior via confocal microscopy  

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Three-dimensional, collagen scaffolds are an analog of the extracellular matrix and are used for many tissue engineering applications. While material and microstructural properties significantly affect overall scaffold ...

Harley, Brendan A. (Brendan Andrew), 1978-

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Effects of Summer Flow Augmentation on the Migratory Behavior and Survival of Juvenile Snake River Fall Chinook Salmon; 2002-2003 Annual Report.  

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This report summarizes results of research activities conducted in 2002 and years previous to aid in the management and recovery of fall chinook salmon Oncorhynchus tshawytscha in the Columbia River basin. The report is divided into self-standing chapters. For detailed summaries, we refer the reader to the abstracts given on the second page of each chapter. The Annual Reporting section includes information provided to fishery managers in-season and post-season, and it contains a detailed summary of life history and survival statistics on wild Snake River fall chinook salmon juveniles for the years 1992-2002. Peer-review publication remains a high priority of this research project, and it insures that our work meets high scientific standards. The Bibliography of Published Journal Articles section provides citations for peer-reviewed papers coauthored by personnel of project 199102900 that were written or published from 1998 to 2003.

Tiffan, Kenneth F.; Haskell, Craig A. (US Geological Survey, Western Fisheries Research Center, Columbia River Research Laboratory, Cook, WA); Connor, William P. (US Fish and Wildlife Service, Idaho Fishery Resource Office, Ahsahka, ID)

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Effects of Summer Flow Augmentation on the Migratory Behavior and Survival of Juvenile Snake River Fall Chinook Salmon; 2004-2005 Annual Report.  

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This report summarizes results of research activities conducted in 2004 and years previous to aid in the management and recovery of fall Chinook salmon Oncorhynchus tshawytscha in the Columbia River basin. For detailed summaries, we refer the reader to the abstracts given on the second page of each chapter. The Annual Reporting section includes information provided to fishery managers in-season and post-season, and it contains a detailed summary of life history and survival statistics on wild Snake River fall Chinook salmon juveniles for the years 1992-2004. Publication is a high priority of our staff. Publication provides our results to a wide audience, and it insures that our work meets high scientific standards. The Bibliography of Published Journal Articles section provides citations for peer-reviewed papers co-authored by personnel of project 1991-02900 that were written or published from 1998 to 2005.

Tiffan, Kenneth F. (US Geological Survey, Western Fisheries Research Center, Columbia River Research Laboratory, Cook, WA); Connor, William P. (US Fish and Wildlife Service, Idaho Fishery Resource Office, Ahsahka, ID)

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