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Population growth and earth's human carrying capacity  

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...projected world grain har-vest of 2.1 billion tons in 2030 could feed 2.5 billion people at the U.S...Sustainable risks: An enduring given) (Sdu Uitgeverij Plantijnstraat, Den...estimated a maximum world population of 2 billion. The world's population...

JE Cohen

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BIOTIC INFLUENCES AFFECTING POPULATION GROWTH OF  

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of Chlorella and Nitz8chia _ Growth curve and division rate of Chlorella _ Growth curve and division rate in conditioned media _ Inhibitory effect o~ Chlorella of Nitz8chia-conditioned medium _ Inhibitory effect on Nitz8chia of Chlorella-condit,ioned medium _ Inhibitory effects of filtrate from conditioned media

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The importance of population growth in future commercial energy consumption  

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This paper estimates the contribution of population growth to commercial energy consumption, which is considered a major cause of increases in air pollution and greenhouse gases. This paper first summarizes some of the recent estimates of future energy use developed by well-known models. It then develops several alternative scenarios that use different assumptions about population growth and energy use per capita for 122 countries for the years 2020 and 2050. It calculates the relative contribution of population growth to the change in total commercial energy use and demonstrates the sensitivity of the results to different assumptions. Individual country data are separately summed to totals for more-developed countries (MDCs) and less-developed countries (LDCs). Under a business as usual scenario for both MDCs and LDCs, population growth is important, but not the most important factor, in future increases in global energy consumption. Analysis of other scenarios shows that while slower population growth always contributes to a slowing of future global energy consumption, such changes are not as effective as reductions in per capita commercial energy use. Calculations on a global basis are made in two ways: from global aggregates and by summing individual country data. Comparison of the results shows that the first method is misleading because of the heterogeneity of population growth rates and energy consumption rates of individual countries. The tentative conclusions reached in this paper are only small pieces of a much larger puzzle. More work needs to be done to better understand the dynamics of these relationships before the analysis is extended to the broader questions of population growth and environmental change.

Kolsrud, G. [Congress, Washington, DC (United States); Torrey, B.B. [Bureau of the Census, Washington, DC (United States)

1992-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Population Growth, (Per Capita) Economic Growth, and Poverty Reduction in Uganda: A brief Summary of Theory and Evidence  

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Population Growth, (Per Capita) Economic Growth, and Poverty Reduction in Uganda: A brief Summary: This note examines the link between population and per capita economic growth in Uganda. After showing that Uganda has one of the highest population growth rates in the world which, due to the inherent demographic

Krivobokova, Tatyana

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Growth of geologic fractures into large-strain populations: review of nomenclature, subcritical crack growth, and some implications  

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Growth of geologic fractures into large-strain populations: review of nomenclature, subcritical at the earliest stages of fracture nucleation). Slow, subcritical crack growth in rock is associated

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GROWTH OF A POPULATION OF BACTERIA IN A DYNAMICAL HOSTILE ENVIRONMENT  

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´EGINE MARCHAND Abstract. We study the growth of a population of bacteria in a dynami- cal hostile environment´EGINE MARCHAND · We put an oriented edge from (z1, n1) to (z2, n2) if and only if n2 = n1 + 1 and z2 - z1 1 1

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Radiative Impacts on the Growth of a Population of Drops within Simulated Summertime Arctic Stratus  

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The impact of solar heating and infrared cooling on the growth of a population of drops is studied with two numerical modeling frameworks. An eddy-resolving model (ERM) simulation of Arctic stratus clouds is used to generate a dataset of 500 ...

Jerry Y. Harrington; Graham Feingold; William R. Cotton

2000-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Project Overview This project is evaluating how climate change, population growth, and  

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for plugging in hydrological, ecological, and socio-economic process models, "agents" who can make parcelProject Overview This project is evaluating how climate change, population growth, and economic? Model the Willamette water system. The project will develop or adapt hydrologic, socio-economic

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Population growth and collapse in a multiagent model of the Kayenta Anasazi in Long House Valley  

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responses to initial conditions, social relationships, and environ- mental forcing. Long House ValleyColloquium Population growth and collapse in a multiagent model of the Kayenta Anasazi in Long House Valley Robert L. Axtella,b , Joshua M. Epsteina,c , Jeffrey S. Deand,e,f , George J. Gumermane

Boone, Randall B.

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Impacts of Climate Change and Population Growth on Water Stress Becky Witte  

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Impacts of Climate Change and Population Growth on Water Stress by Becky Witte Master's Student shift toward urban areas, current water and wastewater treatment systems may not be adequate to address climate change, energy consumption, pollution, and impacts of human activities on ecosystems. Addressing

Fay, Noah

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Age, Growth, and Population Dynamics of Common Bottlenose Dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) Along Coastal Texas  

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AGE, GROWTH, AND POPULATION DYNAMICS OF COMMON BOTTLENOSE DOLPHINS (Tursiops truncatus) ALONG COASTAL TEXAS A Thesis by RACHEL DAWN NEUENHOFF Submitted to the Office of Graduate Studies of Texas A&M University in partial... A Thesis by RACHEL DAWN NEUENHOFF Submitted to the Office of Graduate Studies of Texas A&M University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of MASTER OF SCIENCE Approved by: Chair of Committee, Christopher...

Neuenhoff, Rachel Dawn

2010-10-12T23:59:59.000Z

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Use of juvenoid insect growth regulators for management of cotton aphid, Aphis gossypii Glover, and silverleaf whitefly, Bemisia sp., populations  

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Studies were conducted on developmental, reproductive, population, and organophosphate insecticide susceptibility effects of juvenoid insect growth regulators OIGRS) on two homopteran pest insects of cotton: cotton aphid, Aphis gossypii Glover...

Satoh, Gordon Takeo

1993-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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World population and energy growth: Impact on the Caribbean and the roles of energy efficiency improvements and renewable energies  

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This paper briefly describes population and energy use trends and their consequences, particularly to the Caribbean region. Historical trends for transitional countries show a decrease in population growth rate as annual per capita commercial energy use increases. If trends continue, an increase in per capita energy will be important to stabilizing populations of transitional countries. Energy efficiency improvements, the role of fossil energy, and the use of alternative energy sources in Caribbean nations are briefly discussed. 6 refs., 3 figs.

Sheffield, J.

1997-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Investigations into the effects of environmental and physical variables on the growth of natural and transplanted populations of Ruppia maritima L. s.l. in the Galveston Bay System, Texas.  

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??The effects of sixteen environmental and physical variables on the growth of six natural populations and on the establishment and growth of transplanted populations of (more)

Schubert, William James

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Trophic interactions and population growth rates: describing patterns and identifying mechanisms  

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...discover that this selective predation does two things to the grouse population. First...equilibrium levels. predation by humans does not appear to be stabilizing the population...Hudson, P. J. & Newborn, D. 1995 A handbook of grouse and moorland management. Fordingbridge...

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Whooping crane (Grus americana) demography and environmental factors in a population growth simulation model  

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The Whooping Crane (Grus americana) is among North America?s most charismatic species. Between 1938 and 2004, the population that migrates between Aransas National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) and Wood Buffalo National Park (WBNP), grew from 18 to 217...

Gil de Weir, Karine

2006-08-16T23:59:59.000Z

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World population and energy demand growth: the potential role of fusion energy in an efficient world  

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...growth: the potential role of fusion energy in an efficient world...fossil-replacement value in 2050. Fusion energy can, then, have a role...2) the deployment of all types of energy source to meet the...nuclear power, both fission and fusion, can play a very important...

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Population differentiation in tree-ring growth response of white fir (Abies concolor) to climate: Implications for predicting forest responses to climate change  

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Forest succession models and correlative models have predicted 200--650 kilometer shifts in the geographic range of temperate forests and forest species as one response to global climate change. Few studies have investigated whether population differences may effect the response of forest species to climate change. This study examines differences in tree-ring growth, and in the phenotypic plasticity of tree-ring growth in 16-year old white fir, Abies concolor, from ten populations grown in four common gardens in the Sierra Nevada of California. For each population, tree-ring growth was modelled as a function of precipitation and degree-day sums. Tree-ring growth under three scenarios of doubled C0{sub 2} climates was estimated.

Jensen, D.B.

1993-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Cold moderators at ORNL  

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The Advanced Neutron Source (ANS) cold moderators were not an 'Oak Ridge first', but would have been the largest both physically and in terms of cold neutron flux. Two cold moderators were planned each 410 mm in diameter and containing about 30L of liquid deuterium. They were to be completely independent of each other. A modular system design was used to provide greater reliability and serviceability. When the ANS was terminated, upgrading of the resident High Flux Isotope Reactor (HFIR) was examined and an initial study was made into the feasibility of adding a cold source. Because the ANS design was modular, it was possible to use many identical design features. Sub-cooled liquid at 4 bar abs was initially chosen for the HFIR design concept, but this was subsequently changed to 15 bar abs to operate above the critical pressure. As in the ANS, the hydrogen will operate at a constant pressure throughout the temperature range and a completely closed loop with secondary containment was adopted. The heat load of 2 kW made the heat flux comparable with that of the ANS. Subsequent studies into the construction of cryogenic moderators for the proposed new Synchrotron Neutron source indicated that again many of the same design concepts could be used. By connecting the two cold sources together in series, the total heat load of 2 kW is very close to that of the HFIR allowing a very similar supercritical hydrogen system to be configured. The two hydrogen moderators of the SNS provide a comparable heat load to the HFIR moderator. It is subsequently planned to connect the two in series and operate from a single cold loop system, once again using supercritical hydrogen. The spallation source also provided an opportunity to re-examine a cold pellet solid methane moderator operating at 20K.

Lucas, A. T.

1997-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Moderate Temperature | Open Energy Information  

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Moderate Temperature Moderate Temperature Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Print PDF Sanyal Temperature Classification: Moderate Temperature Dictionary.png Moderate Temperature: No definition has been provided for this term. Add a Definition Sanyal Temp Classification This temperature scheme was developed by Sanyal in 2005 at the request of DOE and GEA, as reported in Classification of Geothermal Systems: A Possible Scheme. Extremely Low Temperature Very Low Temperature Low Temperature Moderate Temperature High Temperature Ultra High Temperature Steam Field Reservoir fluid between 190°C and 230°C is considered by Sanyal to be "moderate temperature." "The next higher resource temperature limit is chosen as 230°C, which is lower than the minimum initial resource temperature encountered in

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The roles of land tenure reforms and land markets in the context of population growth and land use intensification in Africa  

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Abstract This article reviews the past and potential future roles of land tenure reforms and land markets in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) as responses to population growth in the process of land use intensification and livelihood transformation. The farm size distribution and the existence of an inverse relationship (IR) between farm size and land productivity in SSA and the implications of this relationship for efficiency and equity are investigated. More secure property rights and removal of restrictions on land markets have the potential to create both efficiency and equity benefits, but there are high risks of elite capture of large land areas with inefficient and inequitable outcomes. This situation is the case not only in land-abundant areas but also in urban and peri-urban areas where increasingly larger proportions of people will make their living. Increasing population pressure in densely populated rural areas contributes to more rapid ruralurban migration, and creating alternative livelihood opportunities for the migrating youth population is essential to achieving economic development with social stability.

Stein T. Holden; Keijiro Otsuka

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Simulated population responses of common carp to commercial exploitation  

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Common carp Cyprinus carpio is a widespread invasive species that can become highly abundant and impose deleterious ecosystem effects. Thus, aquatic resource managers are interested in controlling common carp populations. Control of invasive common carp populations is difficult, due in part to the inherent uncertainty of how populations respond to exploitation. To understand how common carp populations respond to exploitation, we evaluated common carp population dynamics (recruitment, growth, and mortality) in three natural lakes in eastern South Dakota. Common carp exhibited similar population dynamics across these three systems that were characterized by consistent recruitment (ages 3 to 15 years present), fast growth (K = 0.37 to 0.59), and low mortality (A = 1 to 7%). We then modeled the effects of commercial exploitation on size structure, abundance, and egg production to determine its utility as a management tool to control populations. All three populations responded similarly to exploitation simulations with a 575-mm length restriction, representing commercial gear selectivity. Simulated common carp size structure modestly declined (9 to 37%) in all simulations. Abundance of common carp declined dramatically (28 to 56%) at low levels of exploitation (0 to 20%) but exploitation >40% had little additive effect and populations were only reduced by 49 to 79% despite high exploitation (>90%). Maximum lifetime egg production was reduced from 77 to 89% at a moderate level of exploitation (40%), indicating the potential for recruitment overfishing. Exploitation further reduced common carp size structure, abundance, and egg production when simulations were not size selective. Our results provide insights to how common carp populations may respond to exploitation. Although commercial exploitation may be able to partially control populations, an integrated removal approach that removes all sizes of common carp has a greater chance of controlling population abundance and reducing perturbations induced by this invasive species.

Weber, Michael J.; Hennen, Matthew J.; Brown, Michael L.

2011-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Population Ecology Philip M. Dixon  

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Population Ecology Philip M. Dixon Department of Statistics Iowa State University 20 December 2001 Population ecology is the discipline in ecology that deals with the structure and dynamics (e.g. growth interacting populations. Population ecology is closely related to other ecological disciplines, e

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Population Trends and Prospects  

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...improve-ments in food availability per person, and today the actual number...population growth. Consequently, food production per person in most developing countries...is no improvement in staple food production, primarily cereal grain, in countries...

W. Parker Mauldin

1980-07-04T23:59:59.000Z

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Moderators - Instrument Support | ORNL Neutron Sciences  

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Moderators Moderators Detailed design of scattering instruments requires detailed knowledge of the neutron beam emitted from the moderator in question. We are currently providing moderator performance estimates based on the result of detailed Monte Carlo simulations of the entire target system. These simulations are being performed for both the High Power Target Station (HPTS) and the Long Wavelength Target Station (LWTS), and have been performed for the Intense Pulsed Neutron Source (IPNS) in the same manner. We make the IPNS source files available as a means to benchmark instrument simulation codes. These files follow a particular "source file format" which will adapt to the changing needs of instrument simulation as necessary. We also provide worked examples showing how to use the information in the source files

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Remigration and growth of loggerhead turtles (Caretta caretta) nesting on Senri Beach in Minabe, Japan: life-history polymorphism in a sea turtle population  

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There are size-related differences in the use of feeding habitats (planktonic or benthic; oceanic or neritic) by adult female loggerhead sea turtles (Caretta caretta) within Japanese populations. We thus hypothes...

H. Hatase; Y. Matsuzawa; K. Sato; T. Bando; K. Goto

2004-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Investigations into the effects of environmental and physical variables on the growth of natural and transplanted populations of Ruppia maritima L. s.l. in the Galveston Bay System, Texas  

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was there at the end. ACKNOWLEGMENTS I would like to thank the staff at the Brazoria National Wildlife Refuge (Ron Brisbee and Mike Lange) for allowing me access the National Wildlife Refuge sites. I would also like to thank Dr. Jim Webb's undergraduate students... INTO THE EFFECTS OF VARIOUS ENVIRONMENTAL AND PHYSICAL VARIABLES ON THE GROWTH OF NATURAL POPULATIONS OF RtJPPIA MARITIMA L. S. L. IN THE GALVESTON BAY SYSTEM 5 Introduction . . . 5 Site Descriptions 6 Materials and Methods . 15 Sampling Station...

Schubert, William James

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy demand and population changes  

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Since World War II, US energy demand has grown more rapidly than population, so that per capita consumption of energy was about 60% higher in 1978 than in 1947. Population growth and the expansion of per capita real incomes have led to a greater use of energy. The aging of the US population is expected to increase per capita energy consumption, despite the increase in the proportion of persons over 65, who consume less energy than employed persons. The sharp decline in the population under 18 has led to an expansion in the relative proportion of population in the prime-labor-force age groups. Employed persons are heavy users of energy. The growth of the work force and GNP is largely attributable to the growing participation of females. Another important consequence of female employment is the growth in ownership of personal automobiles. A third factor pushing up labor-force growth is the steady influx of illegal aliens.

Allen, E.L.; Edmonds, J.A.

1980-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Surgical Treatment of Moderate Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation  

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...of the log-rank test; hazard ratios from Cox regression models were used to quantify relative risks. Between-group differences in rates of adverse events were tested with the use of Poisson regression, differences in functional status were assessed with the use of chi-square tests, and differences in... This trial compared coronary-artery bypass grafting alone with CABG plus mitral-valve repair in patients with coronary artery disease and moderate ischemic mitral regurgitation. Mitral-valve repair provided no apparent benefit and was associated with more neurologic complications.

Smith P.K.; Puskas J.D.; Ascheim D.D.

2014-12-04T23:59:59.000Z

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Cryogenic neutron moderator on mesitylene pellets for IBR-2 reactor  

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Cryogenic neutron moderator on mesitylene pellets for IBR-2 reactor Anan'ev V., Belyakov A mesitylene receiver 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 9 8 HeHe #12;Cryogenic transport pipeline for moderators of 2-3 and 7- 10 of the IBR-2M cryogenic moderator 1 2 3 5 4 1 ­ camera-imitator of cryogenic moderator, 2 ­thermal exchanger

Titov, Anatoly

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Notes and Discussion Vole Population Dynamics: Influence of Weather Extremes on Stoppage of  

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Notes and Discussion Vole Population Dynamics: Influence of Weather Extremes on Stoppage of Population Growth ABSTRACT.--Effects of 74 episodes of extreme weather on stoppage of population growth of extreme weather may have stopped population growth of only six M. ochrogaster fluctuations and of two M

Oli, Madan K.

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Estimating phytoplankton growth rates from compositional data  

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I build on the deterministic phytoplankton growth model of Sosik et al. by introducing process error, which simulates real variation in population growth and inaccuracies in the structure of the matrix model. Adding a ...

Thomas, Lorraine (Lorraine Marie)

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Stress corrosion crack growth in porous sandstones.  

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Stress corrosion crack growth occurs when the chemical weakening of strained crack tip bonds facilitates crack propagation. I have examined the effect of chemical processes on the growth of a creack population by carrying out triaxial compression...

Ojala, Ira O

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Structure Optimization of CFB Reactor for Moderate Temperature FGD  

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The gas velocity distribution, sorbent particle concentration distribution and particle residence time in circulating fluidized bed (CFB) reactors for moderate temperature flue gas desulfurization ... when the in...

Yuan Li; Jie Zhang; Kai Zheng; Changfu You

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Denver Energy Challenge- Serving Moderate Income Residents  

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Provides an overview of the Denver Energy Challenge and how services were expanded to moderate income residents including challenges and next steps.

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DESIGN PHILOSOPHY FOR STEEL STRUCTURES IN MODERATE SEISMIC REGIONS  

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DESIGN PHILOSOPHY FOR STEEL STRUCTURES IN MODERATE SEISMIC REGIONS E.M. Hines1 and L.A. Fahnestock2 ABSTRACT The authors propose a design philosophy for steel buildings in moderate seismic regions that draws to the continued development and validation of this philosophy. Introduction Recent widespread adoption

Hines, Eric

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Learning Collaboration Moderator Services: Supporting Knowledge based Collaboration  

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Learning Collaboration Moderator Services: Supporting Knowledge based Collaboration A. K. Choudhary.k.choudhary, j.a.harding, r.swarnkar, b.p.das, r.i.young}@lboro.ac.uk Abstract. Collaboration Moderator Services to knowledge based collaboration by providing a set of functionalities such as raising awareness of business

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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Donepezil and Memantine for Moderate-to-Severe Alzheimer's Disease  

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...when Alzheimer's disease becomes severe. Evidence of the efficacy of memantine has been shown primarily in patients with moderate or severe Alzheimer's disease. The findings of a study showing that combination therapy with memantine and a cholinesterase inhibitor was more effective than treatment with... Most studies evaluating cholinesterase inhibitors for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease have focused on patients with mild-to-moderate disease. Despite questions about the methods used in the trials1 and about the clinical significance of reported ...

Howard R.; McShane R.; Lindesay J.

2012-03-08T23:59:59.000Z

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E-Print Network 3.0 - assimilation-coupled growth control Sample...  

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; Physics 18 Population Growth, (Per Capita) Economic Growth, and Poverty Reduction in Uganda: A brief Summary of Theory and Evidence Summary: that they can better control their...

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E-Print Network 3.0 - affects behaviour growth Sample Search...  

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Ecology 23 Population Growth, (Per Capita) Economic Growth, and Poverty Reduction in Uganda: A brief Summary of Theory and Evidence Summary: ). The central question investigated...

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E-Print Network 3.0 - affect early growth Sample Search Results  

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4 Population Growth, (Per Capita) Economic Growth, and Poverty Reduction in Uganda: A brief Summary of Theory and Evidence Summary: ). The central question investigated...

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Enhancing Neutron Beam Production with a Convoluted Moderator  

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We describe a new concept for a neutron moderating assembly resulting in the more efficient production of slow neutron beams. The Convoluted Moderator, a heterogeneous stack of interleaved moderating material and nearly transparent single-crystal spacers, is a directionally-enhanced neutron beam source, improving beam effectiveness over an angular range comparable to the range accepted by neutron beam lines and guides. We have demonstrated gains of 50% in slow neutron intensity for a given fast neutron production rate while simultaneously reducing the wavelength-dependent emission time dispersion by 25%, both coming from a geometric effect in which the neutron beam lines view a large surface area of moderating material in a relatively small volume. Additionally, we have confirmed a Bragg-enhancement effect arising from coherent scattering within the single-crystal spacers. We have not observed hypothesized refractive effects leading to additional gains at long wavelength. In addition to confirmation of the validity of the Convoluted Moderator concept, our measurements provide a series of benchmark experiments suitable for developing simulation and analysis techniques for practical optimization and eventual implementation at slow neutron source facilities.

Iverson, Erik B [ORNL] [ORNL; Baxter, David V [Center for the Exploration of Energy and Matter, Indiana University] [Center for the Exploration of Energy and Matter, Indiana University; Muhrer, Guenter [Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL)] [Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL); Ansell, Stuart [ISIS Facility, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory (ISIS)] [ISIS Facility, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory (ISIS); Gallmeier, Franz X [ORNL] [ORNL; Dalgliesh, Robert [ISIS Facility, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory (ISIS)] [ISIS Facility, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory (ISIS); Lu, Wei [ORNL] [ORNL; Kaiser, Helmut [Center for the Exploration of Energy and Matter, Indiana University] [Center for the Exploration of Energy and Matter, Indiana University

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Enhanced Thermostability of Arabidopsis Rubisco Activase Improves Photosynthesis and Growth Rates under Moderate Heat Stress  

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...et al., 2004). To date, it has not proven possible to engineer higher-plant Rubisco with improved carboxylation activity...intensification of cereal production systems: Yield potential, soil quality, and precision agriculture. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA...

Itzhak Kurek; Thom Kai Chang; Sean M. Bertain; Alfredo Madrigal; Lu Liu; Michael W. Lassner; Genhai Zhu

2007-10-12T23:59:59.000Z

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Preferred methods of analysis for chemical tracers in moderate- and  

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Preferred methods of analysis for chemical tracers in moderate- and Preferred methods of analysis for chemical tracers in moderate- and high-temperature geothermal environments Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Report: Preferred methods of analysis for chemical tracers in moderate- and high-temperature geothermal environments Details Activities (2) Areas (2) Regions (0) Abstract: This report describes the sampling and analytical techniques used for tracer analysis in the Raft River and East Mesa field tests. The collection procedures and sample preservation techniques, analytical methods and possible sources of contamination or error are discussed in detail. Author(s): Kroneman, R. L.; Yorgason, K. R.; Moore, J. N. Published: DOE Information Bridge, 12/1/1984 Document Number: Unavailable DOI: 10.2172/5121460

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Memantine in Moderate-to-Severe Alzheimer's Disease  

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To the Editor: Reisberg et al. (April 3 issue) observed that the N-methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA) antagonist memantine appears to be helpful in patients with moderate-to-severe Alzheimer's disease. There is evidence that an increased plasma homocysteine level is an independent risk factor for the development... To the Editor: Reisberg et al. (April 3 issue)1 observed that the N-methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA) antagonist memantine2 appears to be helpful in patients with moderate-to-severe Alzheimer's disease. There is evidence that an increased plasma homocysteine ...

2003-08-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Impact of entrainment and impingement on fish populations in the Hudson River Estuary. Volume II. Impingement impact analyses, evaluations of alternative screening devices, and critiques of utility testimony relating to density-dependent growth, the age-composition of the striped bass spawning stock, and the LMS real-time life cycle model  

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This volume includes a series of four exhibits relating to impacts of impingement on fish populations, together with a collection of critical evaluations of testimony prepared for the utilities by their consultants. The first exhibit is a quantitative evaluation of four sources of bias (collection efficiency, reimpingement, impingement on inoperative screens, and impingement survival) affecting estimates of the number of fish killed at Hudson River power plants. The two following exhibits contain, respectively, a detailed assessment of the impact of impingement on the Hudson River white perch population and estimates of conditional impingement mortality rates for seven Hudson River fish populations. The fourth exhibit is an evaluation of the engineering feasibility and potential biological effectiveness of several types of modified intake structures proposed as alternatives to cooling towers for reducing impingement impacts. The remainder of Volume II consists of critical evaluations of the utilities' empirical evidence for the existence of density-dependent growth in young-of-the-year striped bass and white perch, of their estimate of the age-composition of the striped bass spawning stock in the Hudson River, and of their use of the Lawler, Matusky, and Skelly (LMS) Real-Time Life Cycle Model to estimate the impact of entrainment and impingement on the Hudson River striped bass population.

Barnthouse, L. W.; Van Winkle, W.; Golumbek, J.; Cada, G. F.; Goodyear, C. P.; Christensen, S. W.; Cannon, J. B.; Lee, D. W.

1982-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A Decade of Population Change in Texas.  

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population, particularly from 1950 to 1960. It includes selected popula- tion projections to 1970 and points out some of their implications. Among the more significant findings are the following : 1. The total population of Texas on April 1, 1960, was 9... and communications facilities will have to be expanded to meet the needs of rapidly-growing numbers of people. 2. Population growth and losses are unevenly distributed in the State. Between 1950 and 1960, 143 Texas counties lost in population and 111 had...

Skrabanek, R. L.

1963-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Support Vector Machines in Moderate Sub-pixel Snow Mapping  

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Support Vector Machines in Moderate Sub-pixel Snow Mapping Hongen Zhang College of Environmental technique in sub-pixel snow mapping, support vector machines (SVMs). In practice, SVM method provided% as compared to the reference data from Aster image classification, which show that the support vector machines

California at Santa Barbara, University of

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Invalidity of the Raphael Analysis for Moderate Energy NN Scattering  

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Raphael's modified effective-range expansion for nucleon-nucleon scattering is usually truncated at the second term. It is explicitly shown that the resulting series is not a good representation of the predictions of reasonable potential models for moderate-energy nucleon-nucleon scattering. In particular, it can lead to the wrong sign for the shape parameter.

Peter Signell and Richard Yoder

1961-06-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Family Moderate Income Homeowners In New York State  

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"Family Moderate Income Homeowners In New York State: Enhancing Resource Accessibility Through Process Improvement and Targeted Outreach," by Residential Energy Efficiency Solutions, July 10, 2012, Arlington, Virginia. Provides an overview of broadening accessibility to financing through process improvement and targeted outreach.

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Graphite-moderated, gas-cooled, and water-moderated, water-cooled reactors as power units in nuclearelectric power stations  

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The present article reviews a number of papers submitted at the Second International Conference on the Peaceful Uses of Atomic Energy bearing on water-cooled, water-moderated, graphite-moderated, and gas-coole...

Yu. I. Koryakin

1960-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Heber: key to moderate-temperature geothermal reserves  

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Binary-cycle technology offers a way to unlock moderate-temperature geothermal brines, effectively doubling the geothermal resources available for development through the year 2000. EPRI's 45-MW Heber demonstration plant in California's Imperial Valley is described in this paper and will prove the technology for large-scale power production. The binarycycle method uses a hydrocarbon fluid that boils at a lower temperature than water. This means that less energy is required to produce the vapor that spins the plant's turbines. Because the binary-cycle system yields the same amount of electricity as the direct-flash system with only two-thirds the amount of geothermal brine, fuel costs are lower, making it possible to develop moderate-temperature resources that would otherwise be uneconomical.

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1985-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #445: November 27, 2006 U.S. Population  

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A Few Observations about Mounting Moderately Sized Mirrors  

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Most of the mirror mounting literature has focused on small (less than 0.1 meters) or large (greater than 1 meter) mirrors. We will examine the theory and practice of mounting moderately sized mirrors (between 0.1 and 1 meter). Two examples will be taken from optical diagnostic systems designed for the National Ignition Facility (NIF). In both cases the mirrors were removable (not bonded in place). One of the examples will be for a mirror with a poor aspect ratio (i.e. diameter to thickness ratio greater than 15:1).

Kaufman, M. I.

2011-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Development of a standard for calculation and measurement of the moderator temperature coefficient of reactivity in water-moderated power reactors  

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The contents of ANS 19.11, the standard for ``Calculation and Measurement of the Moderator Temperature Coefficient of Reactivity in Water-Moderated Power Reactors,`` are described. The standard addresses the calculation of the moderator temperature coefficient (MTC) both at standby conditions and at power. In addition, it describes several methods for the measurement of the at-power MTC and assesses their relative advantages and disadvantages. Finally, it specifies a minimum set of documentation requirements for compliance with the standard.

Mosteller, R.D. [Los Alamos National Lab., NM (United States); Hall, R.A. [Virginia Power, Glen Allen, VA (United States). Innsbrook Technical Center; Apperson, C.E. Jr. [Westinghouse Safety Management Solutions, Inc., Aiken, SC (United States); Lancaster, D.B. [TRW Environmental Safety Systems, Inc., Vienna, VA (United States); Young, E.H. [Commonwealth Edison Co., Downers Grove, IL (United States); Gavin, P.H. [ABB Combustion Engineering, Windsor, CT (United States); Robertson, S.T. [Framatome/COGEMA Fuels, Lynchburg, VA (United States)

1998-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Moderate threat causes longer lasting disruption to processing in anxious individuals  

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Moderate threat causes longer lasting disruption to processing in anxious individuals Sophie: Forster S, Castle E, Nunez-elizalde AO and Bishop SJ(2014) Moderate threat causes longer lasting in anxiety1 Moderate threat causes longer lasting disruption to processing2 in anxious individuals.3 Sophie

Bishop, Sonia

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Network growth for enhanced natural selection  

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Natural selection and random drift are competing phenomena for explaining the evolution of populations. Combining a highly fit mutant with a population structure that improves the odds that the mutation spreads through the whole population tips the balance in favor of natural selection. The probability that the spread occurs, known as the fixation probability, depends heavily on how the population is structured. Certain topologies, albeit highly artificially contrived, have been shown to exist that favor fixation. We present a randomized mechanism for network growth that is loosely inspired in some of these topologies key properties and demonstrate, through simulations, that it is capable of giving rise to structured populations for which the fixation probability significantly surpasses that of an unstructured population. This discovery provides important support to the notion that natural selection can be enhanced over random drift in naturally occurring population structures.

Valmir C. Barbosa; Raul Donangelo; Sergio R. Souza

2009-08-14T23:59:59.000Z

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Memantine in Moderate-to-Severe Alzheimer's Disease  

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...Memantine, an uncompetitive NMDA-receptor antagonist, could be of therapeutic value in Alzheimer's disease. A recent study in patients with advanced dementia (Alzheimer's disease and vascular dementia) suggested therapeutic benefits. Accordingly, we conducted a trial of the efficacy of memantine in... Overstimulation of the N-methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA) receptor by glutamate is implicated in neurodegenerative disorders. This 28-week study compared memantine, an NMDA-receptor antagonist, with placebo in persons with moderate-to-severe Alzheimer's disease. Among the patients who completed the study, memantine appeared to confer benefit in terms of activities of daily living and other measures; analysis of the last observation carried forward for the whole group supported this conclusion.

Reisberg B.; Doody R.; Stffler A.

2003-04-03T23:59:59.000Z

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Instabilities in granular binary mixtures at moderate densities  

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A linear stability analysis of the Navier-Stokes (NS) granular hydrodynamic equations is performed to determine the critical length scale for the onset of vortices and clusters instabilities in granular dense binary mixtures. In contrast to previous attempts, our results (which are based on the solution to the inelastic Enskog equation to NS order) are not restricted to nearly elastic systems since they take into account the complete nonlinear dependence of the NS transport coefficients on the coefficients of restitution ?ij. The theoretical predictions for the critical length scales are compared to molecular dynamics (MD) simulations in flows of strong dissipation (?ij?0.7) and moderate solid volume fractions (??0.2). We find excellent agreement between MD and kinetic theory for the onset of velocity vortices, indicating the applicability of NS hydrodynamics to polydisperse flows even for strong inelasticity, finite density, and particle dissimilarity.

Peter P. Mitrano; Vicente Garz; Christine M. Hrenya

2014-02-10T23:59:59.000Z

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Optimizing moderator dimensions for neutron scattering at the spallation neutron source  

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In this work, we investigate the effect of neutron moderator dimensions on the performance of neutron scattering instruments at the Spallation Neutron Source (SNS). In a recent study of the planned second target station at the SNS facility, we have found that the dimensions of a moderator play a significant role in determining its surface brightness. A smaller moderator may be significantly brighter over a smaller viewing area. One of the immediate implications of this finding is that for modern neutron scattering instrument designs, moderator dimensions and brightness have to be incorporated as an integrated optimization parameter. Here, we establish a strategy of matching neutron scattering instruments with moderators using analytical and Monte Carlo techniques. In order to simplify our treatment, we group the instruments into two broad categories: those with natural collimation and those that use neutron guide systems. For instruments using natural collimation, the optimal moderator selection depends on the size of the moderator, the sample, and the moderator brightness. The desired beam divergence only plays a role in determining the distance between sample and moderator. For instruments using neutron optical systems, the smallest moderator available that is larger than the entrance dimension of the closest optical element will perform the best (assuming, as is the case here that smaller moderators are brighter)

Zhao, J. K.; Robertson, J. L.; Herwig, Kenneth W.; Gallmeier, Franz X.; Riemer, Bernard W. [Instrument and Source Division, Spallation Neutron Source, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee 37831 (United States)] [Instrument and Source Division, Spallation Neutron Source, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee 37831 (United States)

2013-12-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Molar Growth  

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Molar Growth Molar Growth Name: Daniel Location: N/A Country: N/A Date: N/A Question: What animals have molars that grow continuously ? Replies: No mammals that I or my colleagues are aware of, only some few whose incisors grow continuously. J. Elliott Most vertebrates are "polyphyodonts" meaning that they replace teeth continuously through out their lives. All the teeth aren't replaced at once, but in waves so that the animals always have functional teeth around those that are lost. Most mammals are "diphyodonts", which means that they have only 2 sets of teeth: baby teeth and adult teeth. The teeth of herbivore mammals, those which eat grasses, seem to grow throughout their lives. But really, the teeth are very long and extend far down into the jaws. They gradually move up in the jaw toward the surface over time, with the area beneath them filling in with bone.

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Moderate Dispersion Spectra of NH2 in Comet Hale-Bopp: Analysis of Population Distribution in State of NH2  

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......follows a Boltzmann distribution at a temperature of Trot 2. The...1 AU from the Sun, because the heliocentric...on the Boltzmaim distribution at a temperature of 60 K (shown...follow the Boltzmann distribution at Trot of 40......

Hideyo Kawakita; Kazuya Ayani; Tetsuya Kawabata

2000-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Solar envelope concepts: moderate density building applications. Final report  

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Solar energy utilization in urban areas requires public guarantees that all property owners have direct access to the sun. The study examines the implications of this premise in relation to the need for cities to also encourage or accommodate rebuilding and future development. The public policy mechanism for guaranteeing solar access is conceptualized as a solar zoning envelope that allows the largest possible building bulk on a land parcel without shadowing neighboring properties during specified times. Step-by-step methods for generating solar envelopes are described with extensive drawings, showing a variety of urban platting and lot configurations. Development and design possibilities are examined on a selected set of Los Angeles sites with typically diverse urban characteristics. Envelope attributes suitable for encouraging moderate-density commercial and residential building are examined in the context of two hypothetical but realistic development programs: one for speculative office buildings and one for condominium housing. Numerous illustrations of envelope forms and prototypical building designs are provided. The results of development simulation studies on all test sites are tabulated to show building bulk, density, land-coverage and open space characteristics obtainable under the hypothesized envelopes.

Knowles, R.L.; Berry, R.D.

1980-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Economic Growth Policies & Economic Growth Theory Influences.  

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?? The aim of this thesis is to describe the presence of theories for economic growth in municipalities economic growth strategies, and to compare the (more)

Hallden, Sophie

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Eyeball Growth  

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Eyeball Growth Eyeball Growth Name: Jade Hawk Status: N/A Age: N/A Location: N/A Country: N/A Date: N/A Question: Okay, I know I'm supposed to be able to answer questions here, but a friend who teaches grades 7 & 8 general science wants to know if the human eyeball is fully grown at birth. I checked my references, which are rather limited when it comes to human physiology, and found nothing. Can anyone help? Replies: The eye will still develop in size, pigmentation, and neurologically but I don't have the details here at hand. A kitten is born with eyes even more immature than human babies. Besides having sealed eyes that take about a week to open, they have retinas that a avascularized and need to undergo neovascularization to properly nourish and oxygenate the tissue. We have used the kitten to study retinopathy of prematurity, a condition caused in part by increased inspired oxygen. The kitten is also used in the study of diabetic retinopathy which a I think is the leading cause of blindness in the US. Look up publications by Dale Phelps, MD.

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E-Print Network 3.0 - acute moderate exercise Sample Search Results  

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moderate program prolong cool-down with light activities; avoid exercise... required: ECG Exercise Test X-Ray Blood Urinalysis Other What physical activity do you intend to...

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Moderator displacers for reducing coolant void reactivity in CANDU reactors: a neutronics scoping study.  

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??When the coolant is voided in a CANDU lattice, the net reactivity change is positive, due primarily to the fact that the coolant and moderator (more)

Farkas, Robert

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Population, Consumption & the Environment  

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12/11/2009 1 Population, Consumption & the Environment Alex de Sherbinin Center for International of carbon in 2001 · The ecological footprint, a composite measure of consumption measured in hectares kind of consumption is bad for the environment? 2. How are population dynamics and consumption linked

Columbia University

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Modeling Bacterial Population Growth from Stochastic Single-Cell Dynamics  

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...from the Matlab optimization...problem (equation 7), leading...and 32C. Simulation of bacterial...division. The process is then repeated...2004. Simulation of distributed...systems using a Matlab-based method...numerical simulation of stochastic differential equations. SIAM Rev...Appendix. PDF, 45K Supplemental...

Antonio A. Alonso; Ignacio Molina; Constantinos Theodoropoulos

2014-06-13T23:59:59.000Z

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Extreme natural hazards: population growth, globalization and environmental change  

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...of mangrove swamps in Sri Lanka increased the...social order, failure of international and national organizations...also supported by the International Association of Volcanology...tsunamis on coastal Sri Lanka would have been...that nations and the international community are not well...

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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World population growth, soil erosion, and food security  

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...coun-tries, lower imports and a reduction in pressure...losing the region's export capacity over the long...plus signs indicate net exports; minus signs, net imports. For sources of data...15). Further east, China is also losing crop-land...

LR Brown

1981-11-27T23:59:59.000Z

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Population | OpenEI  

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Population Population Dataset Summary Description Total population (in millions) by country, 1980 to 2010. Compiled by Energy Information Administration (EIA). Source EIA Date Released Unknown Date Updated Unknown Keywords EIA Population world Data text/csv icon population_by_country_1980_2010millions.csv (csv, 59.1 KiB) Quality Metrics Level of Review Peer Reviewed Comment Temporal and Spatial Coverage Frequency Time Period 1980 - 2010 License License Other or unspecified, see optional comment below Comment Rate this dataset Usefulness of the metadata Average vote Your vote Usefulness of the dataset Average vote Your vote Ease of access Average vote Your vote Overall rating Average vote Your vote Comments Login or register to post comments If you rate this dataset, your published comment will include your rating.

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DROPLET CONDENSATION IN THE ISING MODEL: MODERATE DEVIATIONS POINT OF VIEW  

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DROPLET CONDENSATION IN THE ISING MODEL: MODERATE DEVIATIONS POINT OF VIEW ROLAND L. DOBRUSHIN 1 of microscopic droplets into a macro­ scopic one is studied for the case of the #­dimensional Ising model place. Key words: Large deviations, moderate deviations, Ising model, droplet. 1. Introduction

Grimmett, Geoffrey

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Leader personal influences on membership decisions in moderated online social networking groups  

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Moderated online social networking (MOSN) groups have become a prominent way for Internet users to form relationships, learn about specialized topics, and share their understandings with others. However, unlike traditional social and work groups, very ... Keywords: Attraction-selection-attrition (ASA) theory, Homogeneity, Leader-member congruence, Leadership style, Moderated online social network, Personal values, Personality

Gary F. Templeton; Xin (Robert) Luo; Tomas R. Giberson; Natalie Campbell

2012-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A meta-analysis of the technology acceptance model: Investigating subjective norm and moderation effects  

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We conducted a quantitative meta-analysis of previous research on the technology acceptance model (TAM) in an attempt to make well-grounded statements on the role of subjective norm. Furthermore, we compared TAM results by taking into account moderating ... Keywords: Culture, Meta analysis, Moderator analysis, Structural equation modeling, Subjective norm, Technology acceptance model

Jeroen Schepers; Martin Wetzels

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Understanding moderating effects of collectivist cultural orientation on the knowledge sharing attitude by email  

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This paper investigates the moderating effects of collectivist cultural orientation introduced in the information systems and knowledge management (KM) literature to fully understand the important factors and relationships in knowledge sharing in the ... Keywords: Collectivist cultural orientation, Knowledge management, Moderating effects, Online learning, PLS, Survey research

Yujong Hwang

2012-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Policy on Moderation of Assessment In May 2013, the Senate approved, for implementation  

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Policy on Moderation of Assessment In May 2013, the Senate approved, for implementation with effect from 2013/14, a Policy on the Moderation of Assessment. The aim is: To assure the University policies covers: All qualifying assessments contributing to the degree awards associated with a programme

Painter, Kevin

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Populating the Whole Landscape  

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Every de Sitter vacuum can transition to every other de Sitter vacuum despite any obstacle, despite intervening anti-de Sitter sinks, despite not being connected by an instanton. Eternal inflation populates the whole landscape.

Adam R. Brown; Alex Dahlen

2012-02-19T23:59:59.000Z

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Mammalian Target of Rapamycin Activation Impairs Hepatocytic Differentiation and Targets Genes Moderating Lipid Homeostasis and Hepatocellular Growth  

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...between nodes can be found in the Ingenuity website ( http://www.ingenuity.com...2006 release). This database enables search for gene product interactions and annotations...1996;56:1063-7. 39 Tan EH, Hooi SC, Laban M, et al. CCAAT/enhancer binding...

Romain Parent; Deepak Kolippakkam; Garrett Booth; and Laura Beretta

2007-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Optimizing Moderator Dimensions for Neutron Scattering at the Spallation Neutron Source  

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In this work, we investigate the effect of neutron moderator dimensions on the performance of neutron scattering instruments at the Spallation Neutron Source. In a recent study of the planned second target station at the Spallation Neutron Source (SNS) facility [1,2], we have found that the dimensions of a moderator play a significant role in determining its surface brightness. A smaller moderator may be significantly brighter for a smaller viewing area [4]. One of the immediate implications of this finding is that for modern neutron scattering instrument designs, moderator dimensions and brightness have to be incorporated as an integrated optimization parameter. Here, we establish a strategy of matching neutron scattering instruments with moderators using analytical and Monte Carlo techniques. In order to simplify our treatment, we group the instruments into two broad categories, those with natural collimation and those that use neutron guide systems. We found that the cross-sections of the sample and the neutron guide, respectively, are the deciding factors for choosing the moderator. Beam divergence plays no role as long as it is within the reach of practical constraints. Namely, the required divergence is not too large for the guide or sample to be located close enough to the moderator on an actual spallation source.

Zhao, Jinkui [ORNL] [ORNL; Robertson, Lee [ORNL] [ORNL; Herwig, Kenneth W [ORNL] [ORNL; Gallmeier, Franz X [ORNL] [ORNL; Riemer, Bernie [ORNL] [ORNL

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Florida Growth Fund (Florida)  

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The Florida Growth Fund can provide investments in technology and growth-related companies through co-investments with other institutional investors. The Fund awards preference to companies...

82

Zoning and occupancy-moderation for residential space-conditioning under demand-driven electricity pricing  

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Occupancy-moderated zonal space-conditioning (OZS) refers to the partitioning of a residence into different zones and independently operating the space-conditioning equipment of each zone based on its occupancy. OZS remains ...

Leow, Woei Ling, 1977-

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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E-Print Network 3.0 - advanced moderately differentiated Sample...  

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<< < 1 2 3 4 5 > >> 1 Investigating Implicit Cues for User State Estimation in Human-Robot Interaction Using Summary: participants played a wire puzzle game moderated by either...

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Spatial Characterization of the Atmospheric-Pressure Moderate-Power He Microwave-Induced Plasma  

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Three-dimensional emission profiles of several metallic and nonmetallic elements from a moderate-power (450 W) atmospheric-pressure helium microwave-induced plasma (He MIP) are...

Pak, Yong-Nam; Koirtyohann, S R

1991-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Generation of High Energy and High Quality Ultrashort Pulses in Moderately Nonlinear FCPA  

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We report on the generation of high temporal quality 100 microJoule and 270 fs pulses from a compact moderately non-linear fiber chirped pulse amplifier with mistmatched grating...

Zaouter, Yoann; Boullet, Johan; Mottay, Eric; Cormier, Eric

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Principles of Population Health Science Population Health 795  

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1 Principles of Population Health Science Population Health 795 A course in the Program in Population Health Fall 2012 University of Wisconsin-Madison, School of Medicine and Public Health The lecture in medicine and public health, inequities in health persist. Understanding health on a population level

Sheridan, Jennifer

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Atmospheric Oxidation of Coal at Moderate Temperatures. Effect of Oxidation on the Carbonizing Properties of Representative Coking Coals.  

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Atmospheric Oxidation of Coal at Moderate Temperatures. ... Effect of Oxidation on the Carbonizing Properties of Representative Coking Coals. ...

L Schmidt; J Elder; J Davis

1940-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy implications of an aging population  

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This study provides various demographic, medical, and economic information relative to energy usage on a segment of the population, the elderly, which is growing in absolute numbers and relative population percentage. This growth is expected to continue well into the twenty-first century. The US aging population numbered 3.1 million in 1900, and by 1977 it had climbed to 23.5 million. It can be stated with reasonable certainty that this figure will rise to 31 million in the year 2000 and 43 million in the year 2020. These figures, corresponding to more than 10% of our population, are by no means insignificant. As our fossil-fuel reserves are being depleted and the cost of energy mounts, it becomes apparent that the elderly will become increasingly vulnerable to the energy crisis, primarily beause of their physical tendency to infirmity, their economic and social situation, and their susceptibility to psychological depression. This white paper concentrates on those aspects of aging and the nation's energy problem which are not usually related in our everyday consideration of these as separable problems. It seeks to identify the peculiar energy problems of the aged and to consider alternatives in the solution of these problems in light of modern technology.

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1980-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Population dynamics of eastern wild turkeys relocated into the post oak savannah of Texas  

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sites failed. Furthermore, I suggest that (1) nesting/brood habitat, (2) stocking numbers, (3) capture and handling methods, and (4) radiotelemetry methods limited the survival and growth of turkey populations I studied in the southern post oak savannah....

Lopez, Roel Roberto

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Precipitation Trends and Water Consumption Related to Population in the Southwestern United States, 193083  

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The possible effects of climatic fluctuations on renewable water supplies in the western United States was examined, especially as it is impacted by the growth of population and water consumption in recent decades.

Henry F. Diaz; Ronald L. Holle; Joe W. Thorn Jr.

1985-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Bimodal Island Size Distribution in Heteroepitaxial Growth  

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A bimodal size distribution of two-dimensional islands is inferred during interface formation in heteroepitaxial growth of bismuth ferrite on (001) oriented SrTiO3 by sputter deposition. Features observed by in situ x-ray scattering are explained by a model where coalescence of islands determines the growth kinetics with negligible surface diffusion on SrTiO3. Small clusters maintain a compact shape as they coalesce, while clusters beyond a critical size impinge to form large irregular connected islands and a population of smaller clusters forms in the spaces between the larger ones.

P.?V. Chinta and R.?L. Headrick

2014-02-20T23:59:59.000Z

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Population Pattern, Data This is a closed-book, no notes test!  

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Revolution Industrial Revolution Population growth over time Most of the history: hunting-gathering society (1 A.D.): 250 million Industrial revolution (1750): 800 million 1750-1950: rapid increase, 2 in population after 1750 was due to declines in the death rate during the Industrial Revolution. Higher

Huang, Youqin

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Is CO2 an Indoor Pollutant? Direct Effects of Low-to-Moderate CO2  

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Is CO2 an Indoor Pollutant? Direct Effects of Low-to-Moderate CO2 Is CO2 an Indoor Pollutant? Direct Effects of Low-to-Moderate CO2 Concentrations on Human Decision-Making Performance Title Is CO2 an Indoor Pollutant? Direct Effects of Low-to-Moderate CO2 Concentrations on Human Decision-Making Performance Publication Type Journal Article Refereed Designation Refereed LBNL Report Number LBNL-6196E Year of Publication 2012 Authors Satish, Usha, Mark J. Mendell, Krishnamurthy Shekhar, Toshifumi Hotchi, Douglas P. Sullivan, Siegfried Streufert, and William J. Fisk Journal Environmental Health Perspectives Volume 120 Issue 12 Pagination 1671-1677 Date Published 09/20/2012 Keywords carbon dioxide, cognition, Decision Making, human performance, indoor environmental quality, ventilation Abstract Background - Associations of higher indoor carbon dioxide (CO2) concentrations with impaired

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Understanding moderating effects of collectivist cultural orientation on the knowledge sharing attitude by email  

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This paper investigates the moderating effects of collectivist cultural orientation introduced in the information systems and knowledge management (KM) literature to fully understand the important factors and relationships in knowledge sharing in the online learning environment. Social norms and collectivist cultural orientation are hypothesized as direct and moderating factors to the system users (or learners) attitude toward sharing knowledge by email. An empirical test of large student samples (n=566) with multiple cultural backgrounds in the most diverse university was implemented by PLS. The test confirmed that collectivist cultural orientation moderates the effects of social norms on the attitude toward sharing knowledge by email. Furthermore, the test results show that group norms are stronger than the instructor or classmate norms. Theoretical and practical implications of these findings for online learning and KM are discussed in the paper.

Yujong Hwang

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Implicit and self-attributed affiliation motive congruence and depression: The moderating role of perfectionism  

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The current study further explores Langan-Fox, Canty, and Sankeys (2010) conceptual framework for the moderation of the relationship between implicit and self-attributed motive congruency and psychological well-being. Consistent with this framework, we found evidence for moderation effects in a secondary data analysis of a sample (N=441) drawn from the Eugene-Springfield Community Sample longitudinal dataset. Firstly, the previously unsubstantiated congruent-absent promotion-hypothesis was supported as low/low affiliation motive congruence was associated with decreased depression at high levels of perfectionism. Second, the previously unreported incongruent overclaiming exacerbation-hypothesis was supported with the negative effects (i.e., high depression) of low/high affiliation motive incongruence being exacerbated at high levels of perfectionism. The findings support and extend the motive congruence moderation framework and suggest ways in which depression can be ameliorated.

Janice Langan-Fox; James M. Canty

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Population and Climate Change:Population and Climate Change: Coupling Population Models withCoupling Population Models with  

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Coupling Population Models with Earth System ModelsEarth System Models Eugenia Kalnay, Safa Motesharrei, Jorge Rivas Change: Fully Coupling Population and Earth System Models" My research at the U. of Maryland #12

Kalnay, Eugenia

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The Singularity is Not Near: Slowing Growth of Wikipedia Bongwon Suh, Gregorio Convertino, Ed H. Chi, Peter Pirolli  

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. Chi, Peter Pirolli Palo Alto Research Center 3333 Coyote Hill Road, Palo Alto, CA, 94304 +1 (650 plateaued, indicating that it may have come against its limits to growth. We measure growth, population law, logistic model, Wikipedia, resistance, population 1. Introduction Many natural systems have

Chi, Ed Huai-hsin

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Validation of a CFD Analysis Model for Predicting CANDU-6 Moderator Temperature Against SPEL Experiments  

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A validation of a 3D CFD model for predicting local subcooling of the moderator in the vicinity of calandria tubes in a CANDU-6 reactor is performed. The small scale moderator experiments performed at Sheridan Park Experimental Laboratory (SPEL) in Ontario, Canada[1] is used for the validation. Also a comparison is made between previous CFD analyses based on 2DMOTH and PHOENICS, and the current analysis for the same SPEL experiment. For the current model, a set of grid structures for the same geometry as the experimental test section is generated and the momentum, heat and continuity equations are solved by CFX-4.3, a CFD code developed by AEA technology. The matrix of calandria tubes is simplified by the porous media approach. The standard k-{epsilon} turbulence model associated with logarithmic wall treatment and SIMPLEC algorithm on the body fitted grid are used. Buoyancy effects are accounted for by the Boussinesq approximation. For the test conditions simulated in this study, the flow pattern identified is the buoyancy-dominated flow, which is generated by the interaction between the dominant buoyancy force by heating and inertial momentum forces by the inlet jets. As a result, the current CFD moderator analysis model predicts the moderator temperature reasonably, and the maximum error against the experimental data is kept at less than 2.0 deg. C over the whole domain. The simulated velocity field matches with the visualization of SPEL experiments quite well. (authors)

Churl Yoon; Bo Wook Rhee; Byung-Joo Min [Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute, 150, Dukjin-Dong, Yusong-Gu, Taejon 305-353 (Korea, Republic of)

2002-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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IDAHO NATIONAL LABORATORY TRANSPORTATION TASK REPORT ON ACHIEVING MODERATOR EXCLUSION AND SUPPORTING STANDARDIZED TRANSPORTATION  

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Following the defunding of the Yucca Mountain Project, it is reasonable to assume that commercial used fuel will remain in storage for the foreseeable future. This report proposes supplementing the ongoing research and development work related to potential degradation of used fuel, baskets, poisons, and storage canisters during an extended period of storage with a parallel path. This parallel path can assure criticality safety during transportation by implementing a concept that achieves moderator exclusion (no in-leakage of moderator into the used fuel cavity). Using updated risk assessment insights for additional technical justification and relying upon a component inside of the transportation cask that provides a watertight function, a strong argument can be made that moderator intrusion is not credible and should not be a required assumption for criticality evaluations during normal conditions of transportation. A demonstrating testing program supporting a detailed analytical effort as well as updated risk assessment insights can provide the basis for moderator exclusion during hypothetical accident conditions. This report also discusses how this engineered concept can support the goal of standardized transportation.

D.K. Morton

2011-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Minimum mass of moderator required for criticality of homogeneous low-enriched uranium systems  

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A parametric calculational analysis has been performed in order to estimate the minimum mass of moderator required for criticality of homogeneous low-enriched uranium systems. The analysis was performed using a version of the SCALE-4.0 code system and the 27-group ENDF/B-IV cross-section library. Water-moderated uranyl fluoride (UO[sub 2]F[sub 2] and H[sub 2]O) and hydrofluoric-acid-moderated uranium hexaflouride (UF[sub 6] and HF) systems were considered in the analysis over enrichments of 1.4 to 5 wt % [sup 235]U. Estimates of the minimum critical volume, minimum critical mass of uranium, and the minimum mass of moderator required for criticality are presented. There was significant disagreement between the values generated in this study when compared with a similar undocumented study performed in 1983 using ANISN and the Knight-modified Hansen-Roach cross sections. An investigation into the cause of the disagreement was made, and the results are presented.

Jordan, W.C.; Turner, J.C.

1992-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Minimum mass of moderator required for criticality of homogeneous low-enriched uranium systems  

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A parametric calculational analysis has been performed in order to estimate the minimum mass of moderator required for criticality of homogeneous low-enriched uranium systems. The analysis was performed using a version of the SCALE-4.0 code system and the 27-group ENDF/B-IV cross-section library. Water-moderated uranyl fluoride (UO{sub 2}F{sub 2} and H{sub 2}O) and hydrofluoric-acid-moderated uranium hexaflouride (UF{sub 6} and HF) systems were considered in the analysis over enrichments of 1.4 to 5 wt % {sup 235}U. Estimates of the minimum critical volume, minimum critical mass of uranium, and the minimum mass of moderator required for criticality are presented. There was significant disagreement between the values generated in this study when compared with a similar undocumented study performed in 1983 using ANISN and the Knight-modified Hansen-Roach cross sections. An investigation into the cause of the disagreement was made, and the results are presented.

Jordan, W.C.; Turner, J.C.

1992-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Coriolis Effect on Dynamic Stall in a Vertical Axis Wind Turbine at Moderate Reynolds Number  

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axis wind turbines (VAWT) offer several advantages over horizontal axis wind turbines (HAWT), namely to yaw wind direction (because they are omnidirectional), and their increased power output in skewed flowCoriolis Effect on Dynamic Stall in a Vertical Axis Wind Turbine at Moderate Reynolds Number Hsieh

Colonius, Tim

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Seven League Boots: A New Metaphor for Augmented Locomotion through Moderately Large Scale Immersive Virtual Environments  

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Seven League Boots: A New Metaphor for Augmented Locomotion through Moderately Large Scale boots. The key characteristic of this method is that it involves determining a user's intended direction virtual hallway, participants overwhelmingly preferred the seven league boots method to the other methods

Interrante, Victoria

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Methanogenesis in Big Soda Lake, Nevada: an Alkaline, Moderately Hypersaline Desert Lake  

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...Methanogenesis in Big Soda Lake, Nevada: an Alkaline, Moderately...slurries from Big Soda Lake, Nevada, produced significant...MATERIALS AND METHODS Site description and sampling...is located in eastern Nevada near Fallon (-350 miles...injected into a sterile test tube (18 x 150 mm; Bellco...

Ronald S. Oremland; Lorraine Marsh; David J. DesMarais

1982-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Some insight on why Bam (Iran) was destroyed by an earthquake of relatively moderate size  

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Some insight on why Bam (Iran) was destroyed by an earthquake of relatively moderate size Michel March 2006; accepted 29 March 2006; published 13 May 2006. [1] The Bam (Iran) earthquake of 2003. Hatzfeld, J. A. Jackson, and E. Haghshenas (2006), Some insight on why Bam (Iran) was destroyed

Hatzfeld, Denis

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Original article Effects of moderate fat intake with different n-3 fatty  

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ratios on serum and structural lipids in rats L Frémont MT Gozzelino T Hojjat INRA, laboratoire de fatty acids (PUFA) on serum and membrane lipids in rats fed diets containing moderate levels of fats (6, which has a stimulating effect on triacylglycerol synthesis and secretion, was less incorporated

Boyer, Edmond

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Stream temperature responses to clearcut logging in British Columbia: the moderating influences of  

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Stream temperature responses to clearcut logging in British Columbia: the moderating influences the temperature responses of small, lake- headed streams to streamside timber harvesting. We examined the temperature patterns of two subboreal outlet streams in north-central British Columbia for 1 year before and 3

Hinch, Scott G.

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Single bubble rising dynamics for moderate Reynolds number using Lattice Boltzmann Method  

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Single bubble rising dynamics for moderate Reynolds number using Lattice Boltzmann Method Luz Amaya November 2009 Accepted 4 March 2010 Available online 18 March 2010 Keywords: Bubble rising Lattice Boltzmann Method Large viscosity ratio a b s t r a c t Dynamics of a single rising gas bubble is studied

Frey, Pascal

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PANEL: HTML: POISON OR PANACEA? Moderator: Robert Glushko, Passage Systems (USA)  

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PANEL: HTML: POISON OR PANACEA? Moderator: Robert Glushko, Passage Systems (USA) Panel: Dale Dougherty, O'Reilly & Associates (USA) Eliot Kimber, Passage Systems (USA) Antoine Rizk, Euroclid (France) Daniel Russell, Apple Computer (USA) Kent Summers, Electronic Book Technologies (USA) Many people

Glushko, Robert J.

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Diversified emergency core cooling in CANDU with a passive moderator heat rejection system  

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Contemporary Canada deuterium uranium (CANDU) reactor designs employ redundancy and a considerable level of diversity in the safety systems. Thus redundancy and a high level of diversity exist in the two safety shutdown systems, which, in turn, are independent of the reactor regulating system, Also, a considerable level of diversity exists in the two emergency core cooling systems: the emergency coolant injection system and the CANDU low-pressure low-temperature moderator, which, in surrounding the fuel channels, can act as a redundant heat sink. However, common cooling water and common electrical supplies are used for heat rejection from the emergency coolant and from the moderator. Scenarios involving failures in these common supplies are the main contributors to the CANDU core-melt frequency of 4 x 10{sup -6} yr{sup -1}. The purpose of this work is to develop a passive moderator heat rejection system that, in avoiding the use of pumps and electrical supplies, enhances the independence of the moderator as a heat sink.

Spinks, N.J. [Atomic Energy of Canada Limited, Ontario (Canada)

1995-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Avian populations of urban woodlands: comparisons, habitat requirements, and management implications  

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woodland transects. The bird populations of three urban areas were compared. As amount of vegetation increased, number of species, total individuals, and bird species diversity also increased. Urban residential areas were compared to Hensel Park, a...-sized natural area. Numbers of individuals and species were much lower in the large- sized natural area. Nany species preferred urban woodlands. Open and closed parkland transects were compared to the moderately and heavily vegetated urban areas, Species...

Mitchnick, Alan David

1979-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Causes and consequences of complex population dynamics in an annual plant, Cardamine pensylvanica  

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The relative importance of density-dependent and density-independent factors in determining the population dynamics of plants has been widely debated with little resolution. In this thesis, the author explores the effects of density-dependent population regulation on population dynamics in Cardamine pensylvanica, an annual plant. In the first chapter, she shows that experimental populations of C. pensylvanica cycled from high to low density in controlled constant-environment conditions. These cycles could not be explained by external environmental changes or simple models of direct density dependence (N{sub t+1} = f[N{sub t}]), but they could be explained by delayed density dependence (N{sub t+1} = f[N{sub t}, N{sub t+1}]). In the second chapter, she shows that the difference in the stability properties of population growth models with and without delayed density dependence is due to the presence of Hopf as well as slip bifurcations from stable to chaotic population dynamics. She also measures delayed density dependence due to effects of parental density on offspring quality in C. pensylvanica and shows that this is large enough to be the cause of the population dynamics observed in C. pensylvanica. In the third chapter, the author extends her analyses of density-dependent population growth models to include interactions between competing species. In the final chapter, she compares the effects of fixed spatial environmental variation and variation in population size on the evolutionary response of C. pensylvanica populations.

Crone, E.E.

1995-11-08T23:59:59.000Z

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Feasibility of the Application of a Spar-type Wind Turbine at a Moderate Water Depth  

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The feasibility of the application of a spar-type wind turbine at a moderate water depth is studied in this paper. In the oil and gas industries, spar-type offshore platforms are widely applied in deep water. The same idea is used in offshore wind technology to present the Hywind concept based on a catenary moored spar in deep water. The draft of the spar limits the application of spar-type wind turbines in shallow water. However, it is possible to design spar-type wind turbines for moderate water depths. The present article studies the feasibility and performance of such a design. A spar-type wind turbine at a moderate water depth called ShortSpar is introduced in the present article. A catenary moored spar-type support structure is applied as a base for the 5-MW NREL land-based turbine. The power performance, structural integrity and dynamic responses of a 5-MW catenary moored spar-type wind turbine in deep water (DeepSpar) have previously been studied. In the present article, the responses of the spar-type wind turbines, ShortSpar and DeepSpar, are compared. The HAWC2 code is used to carry out the coupled aero-hydro-servo-elastic analyses. Different environmental conditions are used to compare the responses. A dynamic link library (DLL) is used to feed the mooring forces at each time step into the HAWC2 code. The force-displacement relationships are obtained from the Simo-Riflex code. The comparison of the responses of ShortSpar and DeepSpar in different load cases indicates the feasibility of implementation of spar-type wind turbine in moderate water depths. The results show that the spar-type wind turbine at a moderate water depth exhibits good performance, and its responses are reasonable compared with those associated with a spar-type wind turbine in deep water. The total mass (the structural mass plus the ballast) of ShortSpar is 35% less than the mass of DeepSpar, while the statistical characteristics of the generated power are almost the same for both spars. This mass reduction for ShortSpar helps to achieve a more cost-effective solution for floating wind turbines at a moderate water depth.

Madjid Karimirad; Torgeir Moan

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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5022 Biochemistry 1983, 22, 5022-5028 Conversion of Nerve Growth Factor-Receptor Complexes to a Slowly  

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5022 Biochemistry 1983, 22, 5022-5028 Conversion of Nerve Growth Factor-Receptor Complexes to a Slowly Dissociating, Triton X-100 Insoluble State by Anti Nerve Growth Factor Antibodied Ronald D. Vale and Eric M. Shooter* ABSTRACT: Two populations of nerve growth factor (NGF) receptors can be distinguished

Vale, Ronald D.

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The effect of African growth on future global energy, emissions, and regional development  

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Economic growth will drive Africas demand for energy. However, despite the harmonization in GDP per capita and population, models foresee a broad range in baseline final energy and CO2 emissions (Fig.1...), eve...

Katherine Calvin; Shonali Pachauri; Enrica De Cian; Ioanna Mouratiadou

2013-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Negative feedback within a mutualism: hostspecific growth of mycorrhizal fungi reduces plant benefit  

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...microbiology Plantago growth & development microbiology Population Dynamics Soil Microbiology Symbiosis Received 20 May 2002 Accepted 13...web? Nature 394, 431. Hibbett, D. S., Gilbert, L.-B. & Donoghue, M. J. 2000 Evol...

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Combating the growth of slums using for-profit social business models  

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With 1 billion people living in the slums of cities today and no signs of a decrease in the rate of urbanization and population growth, it is obvious that new approaches to combating poverty and the global housing crisis ...

Fusaro, Kurtis C

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Gamma-ray burst populations.  

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??Over the last fifty years the field of gamma-ray bursts has shown incredible growth, but the amassing of data has also left observers and theorists (more)

Virgili, Francisco J.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Structural characteristics of alkaline phosphatase from the moderately halophilic bacterium Halomonas sp. 593  

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In order to clarify the structural basis of the halophilic characteristics of an alkaline phosphatase derived from the moderate halophile Halomonas sp. 593 (HaAP), the tertiary structure of HaAP was determined to 2.1 ? resolution by X-ray crystallography. The structural properties of surface negative charge and core hydrophobicity were shown to be intermediate between those characteristic of halophiles and non-halophiles, and may explain the unique functional adaptation to a wide range of salt concentrations.

Arai, S.

2014-02-22T23:59:59.000Z

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Goal pursuit is more than planning: the moderating role of regulatory fit  

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; Sheppard, Hartwick, and Warshaw 1988). To focus on issues in goal setting, without looking at subsequent goal pursuit, would provide us with only a partial understanding of motivation in consumer goal-directed behavior. Goal intention leads consumers... (Gollwitzer and Brandstatter 1997). A separate line of motivation research has identified two distinct self-regulatory systems. Regulatory focus theory (Higgins 1997) proposes FIGURE 1 MODERATING ROLE OF REGULATORY FIT IN GOAL-DIRECTED BEHAVIOR Goal...

Tam, Wing Yin Leona

2006-10-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Policy on the Moderation of Assessment: Approved by the Senate, 22 May 2013 Heriot-Watt University  

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1 Policy on the Moderation of Assessment: Approved by the Senate, 22 May 2013 Heriot-Watt University Policy on the Moderation of Assessment With diversity in form of assessment across multi in all disciplines, across all Schools and in all modes or locations of study. The University Policy

Painter, Kevin

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Induced technological change in moderate and fragmented climate change mitigation regimes  

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Abstract Climate change mitigation efforts are currently characterized by a lack of globally coordinated measures and predominantly moderate regional action. This paper compares the results from different Integrated Assessment Models to analyze the impact of such moderate climate change mitigation actions on electricity technology deployment and development, along with the impact of first movers taking stringent unilateral action-specifically, the EU and an EU-plus-China coalition. We find that a fragmented regime with moderate climate and technology targets produces significant emission reductions and changes in the adoption of electricity technologies towards low-carbon alternatives, promoting global technology change. The adoption of more stringent policies by the first movers implies a further transformation of their electricity sectors, but technology deployment outside the coalition is not significantly affected. Furthermore, the results in some models show (1) that first movers can benefit from early action by increased access to low-carbon energy carriers and (2) that delayed action implies the lock-in of carbon-intensive technologies leading to a slower transformation of the electricity sector later.

Adriana Marcucci; Hal Turton

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Space, Health and Population Economics  

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Space, Health SHaPE and Population Economics Changing Demographics and Immigration: Implications for IndianaImplications for Indiana Brigitte Waldorf, Purdue University Farm Policy Study Group b 20 07 December 2010 #12;Space, Health SHaPE and Population Economics America is ... ... Aging #12;Space, Health

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POPULATION GEOGRAPHY Instructor: Dr. Carr  

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in a year · Crude rates may be misleading: - e.g., CDR, US (8) vs. Mexico (5) -What's going on here? -Are: #12;HOW DOES POPULATION CHANGE? #12;Population Change = Fertility ­ Mortality +/- Migration #12;Crude Birth Rate (CBR): Births/1000 individuals in a year Crude Death Rate (CDR): Deaths/1000 individuals

Lopez-Carr, David

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CFD Simulation of the CANDU-6 Moderator Circulation Under Normal Operating Conditions  

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A steady-state 3D simulation for predicting the local subcooling of the moderator in the vicinity of the calandria tubes in a CANDU-6 reactor is performed. For the current simulation, a set of grid structures with the same geometry as the CANDU-6 moderator tank, called 'calandria vessel', is generated and the momentum, heat and continuity equations are solved by CFX-4.3, a CFD code developed by AEA technology. The standard k-{epsilon} turbulence model associated with logarithmic wall treatment is used to model turbulence generation and dissipation within the vessel. The moderator fluid is heavy water. Buoyancy forces are modeled using the Boussinesq approximation in which density is assumed to be a linear function of temperature. The matrix of the calandria tubes in the center region of the calandria vessel is simplified by the porous media approach. The anisotropic hydraulic impedance of the calandria tubes is modeled using the frictional pressure drop correlations suggested by Idelchik and Szymanski. The heat load in this steady-state simulation is conservatively set as 103 MW of 103% full power, consisting of 96.7 MW to the core region and 6.3 MW to the reflector region. The total volumetric flow rate through eight inlet nozzles is 940 L/s and the outlet temperature is constantly 71.0 deg. C. The thermal boundary condition of the circumferential vessel wall is assumed a little heat flux out. As a result, the velocity field and temperature distribution of a CANDU-6 moderator in the operating condition are presented. The flow pattern identified in this simulation is the weak jet momentum-dominated flow, which is generated by the interaction between the buoyancy force by heating and the dominant momentum forces by inlet jets. The calculated maximum temperature of the moderator is 83.0 deg. C at the lower center region of the core, which corresponds to the minimum subcooling of 33.0 deg. C considering the boiling point increase due to the hydrostatic pressure change. (authors)

Bo Wook Rhee; Churl Yoon; Byung-Joo Min [Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute, 150, Dukjin-Dong, Yusong-Gu, Taejon 305-353 (Korea, Republic of)

2002-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Beginning and Growth of Agriculture in Mexico  

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...research-article The Beginning and Growth of Agriculture in Mexico G. H. S. Bushnell The most complete sequence of the development...can be illustrated by the sequence previously studied in NE Mexico. At the same time, population gradually increased and permanent...

1976-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Simulation of host-parasite interactions within a resource management framework: impact of brucellosis on bison population dynamics  

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or commensal associations-the endpoint predicted by conventional dogma. (3) There is extreme polymorphism in the genetic systems controlling both specific and non-specific host responses to parasitic invasion in natural populations. (4) The observed... be "ideal" for regulating host populations: (1) high case mortality relative to the intrinsic growth rate of the disease-free host population, (2) relatively short incubation periods, (3) long duration of infection, and (4) the ability to decrease...

Peterson, Markus John

1990-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The use of isotopically tailored boron for advanced neutron shielding and moderating applications  

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cm. The incident neutron flux was measured first without any shielding slab between the source and the detector. The first slab of shielding material was then placed nearest to the source and the transmitted intensity was measured by the detector... effects of nuclear radiation. This analysis examined the use of isotopically tailored boron for the purpose of moderating, reflecting and shielding neutrons. The source of neutrons in this study varied in energy from 0. 2 keV to 14 MeV. The material...

Deere, Laura Marie

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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On the Volterra and Other Nonlinear Models of Interacting Populations  

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A detailed investigation of various aspects of the populations of interacting biological species is made, using Volterra's and other models. For a system with two species, a detailed analysis is possible, and we plot the time variation of the population of two species for a set of values of the parameters. For a many-species system, it is shown that the time average of the population Ni of the ith species is equal to its steady state value qi. For time averages of other functions of Ni and NiNj, only the equations satisfied by them are derived. The population growth of a species is studied by assuming that the effect of other species is to introduce a random function of time in the growth equation. The resulting Fokker-Planck equation is shown to have the same form as the Schrdinger and Bloch equations. The "potential" of the Schrdinger equation depends upon the form of the number-dependent term in the growth function. For the Gompertz form, it is a simple harmonic oscillator potential and, for the Verhulst form, the Morse potential. For both the forms, the Fokker-Planck equation is explicitly solved to obtain the probability distribution P(N,t) of the population as a function of time. It is shown that considerable simplification is achieved in the calculation of the steady state concentrations (qi's) of the component species if Pfaffians are used. Since qi is equal to the time average of the population of the ith species, a great deal can be said about the stability of the population in the sense of the rarity of explosion or extinction of one or more species. If the interactions between various species and their growth coefficients (in the absence of interactions) are known, we show that a priori one can determine whether the population will be stable or not and, if not, which of the species will disappear. Also, the stability of the population is discussed when several new species are introduced. We show that the stability is dependent on how the newly introduced species interact with each other and with the population into which they are introduced. If the information about the detailed interactions between various species is absent, as is usually the case, then a statistical mechanical treatment of the population is desirable. We show that for small deviations from steady state populations, the necessary and sufficient condition for such a treatment is that the number of species is large. For arbitrary deviations the latter is a necessary condition and may not be sufficient. This statistical mechanical treatmetn provides an empirical method for calculating the interaction between two species and the stability of the population. A measure of the stability of an ecology is defined which could be used to compare the relative stabilities of two ecologies with the same macroscopic properties. The effect of changes in the interactions between varous species, due to changes in temperature, humidity, age distribution, etc., is studied by assuming the rate constants to be random. A master equation for the probability distributions of Ni's is derived. It is shown that the stationary population distribution is Poisson only if the variation in the rate constants is not too rapid. A brief outline of another stochastic model for the population growth in terms of the probabilities of birth and death of the individuals is given. Since the members of the population do not react instantaneously to any change in the environment, the prey-predator interaction does not affect the population of either prey or predator instantaneously, and the egg is not converted into an adult instantaneously, the effects of the time lags in the above processes on the behavior, in particular the stability, of the population are studied. Further generalizations of the Volterra model are discussed, and a brief review of other systems of interacting species, e.g., systems of biochemical oscillators, nervous systems, multimode lasers, systems of simultaneously growing bacteria, etc., is given. Finally, a sampling of the experiments which throw some l

NARENDRA S. GOEL; SAMARESH C. MAITRA; ELLIOTT W. MONTROLL

1971-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Core and System Design of Reduced-Moderation Water Reactor with Passive Safety Features  

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In order to ensure the sustainable energy supply in Japan, research and developments of reduced-moderation water reactor (RMWR) have been performed. The RMWR can attain the favorable characteristics such as high burn-up, long operation cycle, multiple recycling of plutonium and effective utilization of uranium resources, based on the matured LWR technologies. MOX fuel assemblies in the tight-lattice fuel rod arrangement are used to reduce the moderation of neutron, and hence, to increase the conversion ratio. The conceptual design has been accomplished for the small 330 MWe RMWR core with the discharge burn-up of 60 GWd/t and the operation cycle of 24 months, under the natural circulation cooling of the core. A breeding ratio of 1.01 and the negative void reactivity coefficient are simultaneously realized in the design. In the plant system design, the passive safety features are intended to be utilized mainly to improve the economy. At present, a hybrid one under the combination of the passive and the active components, and a fully passive one are proposed. The former has been evaluated to reduce the cost for the reactor components. (authors)

Iwamura, Takamichi; Okubo, Tsutomu; Yonomoto, Taisuke [Japan Atomic Energy Research Institute, Tokai-mura, Naka-gun, Ibaraki-ken, 319-1195 (Japan); Takeda, Renzo; Moriya, Kumiaki [Hitachi, Ltd. (Japan); Kanno, Minoru [The Japan Atomic Power Company (Japan)

2002-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Opacities and spectra of hydrogen atmospheres of moderately magnetized neutron stars  

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There is observational evidence that central compact objects (CCOs) in supernova remnants have moderately strong magnetic fields $B\\sim10^{11}$ G. Meanwhile, available models of partially ionized hydrogen atmospheres of neutron stars with strong magnetic fields are restricted to $B\\gtrsim10^{12}$ G. We extend the equation of state and radiative opacities, presented in previous papers for $10^{12}\\mbox{ G}\\lesssim B \\lesssim 10^{15}$ G, to weaker fields. An equation of state and radiative opacities for a partially ionized hydrogen plasma are obtained at magnetic fields $B$, temperatures $T$, and densities $\\rho$ typical for atmospheres of CCOs and other isolated neutron stars with moderately strong magnetic fields. The first- and second-order thermodynamic functions, monochromatic radiative opacities, and Rosseland mean opacities are calculated and tabulated, taking account of partial ionization, for $3\\times10^{10}\\mbox{ G}\\lesssim B\\lesssim 10^{12}$ G, $10^5$ K $\\lesssim T\\lesssim 10^7$ K, and a wide range o...

Potekhin, A Y; Ho, W C G

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Sea-Change from Bush to Clinton: Setting a New Course for Offshore Oil Development and U.S. Energy Policy  

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renewable energy, advanced nuclear reactors, fu- sion, coal, natural gas, a natural resource policy, basic science and moderating world population growth." ' '

Wilder, Robert Jay

1993-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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ARM - Measurement - Hygroscopic growth  

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govMeasurementsHygroscopic growth govMeasurementsHygroscopic growth ARM Data Discovery Browse Data Comments? We would love to hear from you! Send us a note below or call us at 1-888-ARM-DATA. Send Measurement : Hygroscopic growth The rate that aerosol particles grow at relative humidity values less than 100 percent. Categories Aerosols Instruments The above measurement is considered scientifically relevant for the following instruments. Refer to the datastream (netcdf) file headers of each instrument for a list of all available measurements, including those recorded for diagnostic or quality assurance purposes. ARM Instruments AOS : Aerosol Observing System SMPS : Scanning mobility particle sizer TDMA : Tandem Differential Mobility Analyzer Field Campaign Instruments AOS : Aerosol Observing System

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Pollution adn Plant Growth  

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Pollution adn Plant Growth Pollution adn Plant Growth Name: Virdina Location: N/A Country: N/A Date: N/A Question: What are the effcts off water polltuion on plant growth? Are there any good websites where I can find current or on going research being done by other scientist? Replies: Dear Virdina, Possibly helpful: http://www.ec.gc.ca/water/en/manage/poll/e_poll.htm http://www.epa.vic.gov.au/wq/info/wq987.htm Sincerely, Anthony R. Brach This is a very complicated question, there are so many different types of water pollution and different species of plants react very differently. Good places to start are the U.S. environmental protection agency, the office of water is at: http://www.epa.gov/ow/ and there is a link to a kid's page from there: http://www.epa.gov/OST/KidsStuff/ You might also try state EPA's, Illinois is at:

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Plant Tumor Growth Rates  

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Plant Tumor Growth Rates Plant Tumor Growth Rates Name: Gina and Maria Location: N/A Country: N/A Date: N/A Question: We are doing a science fair project on if B. Carotene, Green tea, and Grape Seed Extract helps plants against the crown gall disease. We injected sunflowers with agrobacterium tum. one week ago (Sun. Feb. 27, 2000). Our questions is how long will it take for the tumors to grow? We scratched the surface of the stems and injected the agrobacterium in the wound. Also which do you think, in your opinion, will do the best, if any? Our science fair is April 13, do you think we'll have growth before then, atleast enough time to do our conclusion and results? Thank you, any information you forward will be very helpful. Replies: Sunflowers form galls relatively quickly. I usually get them in two weeks at least. Good luck.

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MODELING THE RED SEQUENCE: HIERARCHICAL GROWTH YET SLOW LUMINOSITY EVOLUTION  

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We explore the effects of mergers on the evolution of massive early-type galaxies by modeling the evolution of their stellar populations in a hierarchical context. We investigate how a realistic red sequence population set up by z {approx} 1 evolves under different assumptions for the merger and star formation histories, comparing changes in color, luminosity, and mass. The purely passive fading of existing red sequence galaxies, with no further mergers or star formation, results in dramatic changes at the bright end of the luminosity function and color-magnitude relation. Without mergers there is too much evolution in luminosity at a fixed space density compared to observations. The change in color and magnitude at a fixed mass resembles that of a passively evolving population that formed relatively recently, at z {approx} 2. Mergers among the red sequence population ('dry mergers') occurring after z = 1 build up mass, counteracting the fading of the existing stellar populations to give smaller changes in both color and luminosity for massive galaxies. By allowing some galaxies to migrate from the blue cloud onto the red sequence after z = 1 through gas-rich mergers, younger stellar populations are added to the red sequence. This manifestation of the progenitor bias increases the scatter in age and results in even smaller changes in color and luminosity between z = 1 and z = 0 at a fixed mass. The resultant evolution appears much slower, resembling the passive evolution of a population that formed at high redshift (z {approx} 3-5), and is in closer agreement with observations. We conclude that measurements of the luminosity and color evolution alone are not sufficient to distinguish between the purely passive evolution of an old population and cosmologically motivated hierarchical growth, although these scenarios have very different implications for the mass growth of early-type galaxies over the last half of cosmic history.

Skelton, Rosalind E. [Department of Astronomy, Yale University, 260 Whitney Avenue, New Haven, CT 06511 (United States); Bell, Eric F. [Department of Astronomy, University of Michigan, 500 Church Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1042 (United States); Somerville, Rachel S., E-mail: ros.skelton@yale.edu [Department of Physics and Astronomy, Rutgers, State University of New Jersey, 136 Frelinghuysen Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854 (United States)

2012-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Research District Seeing Growth  

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Monthly economic diversity column for the Tri-City Herald (May 2012) - excerpt follows: Its been a while since Ive updated you on the Tri-Cities Research District, most certainly not for lack of new activity over the past several months. In fact, much has happened, and theres more to come. I think many of us see new land development and construction as indicative of current or impending economic growth. So those of you who have ventured into North Richland either via Stevens Drive or George Washington Way lately have probably begun sensing and anticipating that such growth is afoot.

Madison, Alison L.

2012-05-13T23:59:59.000Z

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Relationship Marketing Moderating Effect on Value Chain of Horticulture Produce: An Intermediaries Perspective  

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Abstract Transformation of Malaysia horticulture industry had detected transition from supply chain to value chain perspective as well as emerging of new type of intermediaries called the packers. However no major changes of marketing activity at farm level and stringent quality requirements at entry level impose by hypermarket, small scale production, coupled with the lack of integration across the value chain and limited compliance to global food safety are highlighted as the challenges in this industry. Intermediation might contribute to the chain deficiency process and actors. Nevertheless, relationship marketing approach had emphasized people as the main dimension on marketing research which may reveal the intangible aspect of the challenges. Therefore this paper proposed the conceptual framework to investigate the moderating effect of relationship marketing towards intermediaries roles and functions that contribute to smallholder business performance as well as the firm performance.

Shahiida bt Musa; Bonaventure Boniface; Geoffrey Tanakinjal

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Solution of the Kramers' problem about isothermal sliding of moderately dense gas with accomodation boundary conditions  

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Half-space boundary Kramers' problem about isothermal sliding of moderate dense gas with accomodation boundary conditions along a flat firm surface is solving. The new method of the solution of boundary problems of the kinetic theory is applied (see JVMMF, 2012, 52:3, 539-552). The method allows to receive the solution with arbitrary degree of accuracy. The idea of representation of boundary condition on distribution function in the form of source in the kinetic equation serves as the basis for the method mentioned above. By means of Fourier integrals the kinetic equation with a source comes to the Fredholm integral equation of the second kind. The solution has been received in the form of Neumann's number.

A. V. Latyshev; A. D. Kurilov

2014-12-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Alliance network heterogeneity, absorptive capacity and innovation performance: a framework for mediation and moderation effects  

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The purpose of this paper is to present a perspective of alliance network heterogeneity, absorptive capacity and their effect on innovation performance. Although extant research recognises alliance network, network heterogeneity and absorptive capacity as predictor to innovation performance; mediation effect of network heterogeneity between innovation performance and its antecedents has been neglected. On the other hand, interaction effect of absorptive capacity has been widely researched, but these studies have not sufficiently analysed the influence of absorptive capacity on innovation performance due to conflicting results, especially regarding the multidimensional character of absorptive capacity. Present study intends to posit and set the stage for future research, whether relationship between innovation and its antecedents is mediated by firm's alliance network heterogeneity. Furthermore, we posit whether absorptive capacity acts as mediator or moderator between alliance network heterogeneity and innovation performance.

Sanjay Dhir; Aniruddha; Amita Mital

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Growth & Development / Parental Care  

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participate; if one parents is lost, fledging rates usually drop #12;Winkler reduced clutch size from 5 to 3Growth & Development / Parental Care #12;Embryonic Development Although the sequence of 42 stages the egg The hatching muscle helps the chick break out of the egg Parents typically dispose of the egg

Butler, Christopher J.

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TRANSFORMED DSM TARGETS GROWTH  

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TRANSFORMED DSM TARGETS GROWTH ... DSM CHIEF Executive Officer Feike Sijbesma refers to Charles Darwin when talking about his companys transformation. ... In the past 10 years, DSM has transformed itself, shifting its portfolio from petrochemicals and specialties to life sciences and materials. ...

PAIGE MARIE MORSE

2011-03-14T23:59:59.000Z

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The faint end of the galaxy luminosity function in moderate-redshift clusters  

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......They used the data to investi- gate the number counts in this region...visible in the distribution of red cluster galaxies. 1997 RAS...cluster component into a quiescent red dE population and a star-forming...Squires G., Fahlman G., Woods D., Broadhurst T. G., 1994......

Gillian Wilson; Ian Smail; Richard S. Ellis; J. Couch Warrick

1997-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Identification of anthropogenic and natural dust sources using Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS)  

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of West Africa, which includes one of the most active natural dust sources and the highest population density on the continent, are processed. Sources are identified on the basis of the persistence in the western United States to expansion of livestock grazing in the early twentieth century. In West Africa

145

Thermodynamics of urban population flows  

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Orderliness, reflected via mathematical laws, is encountered in different frameworks involving social groups. Here we show that a thermodynamics can be constructed that macroscopically describes urban population flows. Microscopic dynamic equations and simulations with random walkers underlie the macroscopic approach. Our results might be regarded, via suitable analogies, as a step towards building an explicit social thermodynamics.

A. Hernando and A. Plastino

2012-12-05T23:59:59.000Z

146

Shrinking Global Population: A futuristic scenario  

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global population it will not be a game-changer. #12;Measures for changes in total births 1. TotalShrinking Global Population: A futuristic scenario or a current challenge. Hillel Bar of RSAI - Atlanta November 15, 2013 #12;The evolution of global population Year Global Population

Nagurney, Anna

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Population Ecology ISSN 1438-3896  

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1 23 Population Ecology ISSN 1438-3896 Popul Ecol DOI 10.1007/s10144-012-0352-3 Impacts of enemy of Population Ecology and Springer Japan. This e-offprint is for personal use only and shall not be self of Population Ecology and Springer Japan 2012 Abstract In this study, we used data from both experi- ments

de Aguiar, Marcus A. M.

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Growth in Solar Means Growth in Ohio | Department of Energy  

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Growth in Solar Means Growth in Ohio Growth in Solar Means Growth in Ohio Growth in Solar Means Growth in Ohio October 6, 2010 - 2:26pm Addthis Lorelei Laird Writer, Energy Empowers Editor's Note: Yesterday Secretary Chu announced that solar panels and a solar hot water heater will be added to the White House by the end of next spring. This entry is cross-posted from the Energy Empowers blog and deals with how the continued growth of solar power is not only a boon for industry, but for local economies as well. The solar industry saw growth in 2010. Market research company Solarbuzz reports that global demand soared by 54 percent in the second quarter of 2010. The research firm reports that in the United States, the annual number of total watts installed moved from 485 MW in all of 2009 to 2.3 GW

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Growth in Solar Means Growth in Ohio | Department of Energy  

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Growth in Solar Means Growth in Ohio Growth in Solar Means Growth in Ohio Growth in Solar Means Growth in Ohio October 6, 2010 - 2:26pm Addthis Lorelei Laird Writer, Energy Empowers Editor's Note: Yesterday Secretary Chu announced that solar panels and a solar hot water heater will be added to the White House by the end of next spring. This entry is cross-posted from the Energy Empowers blog and deals with how the continued growth of solar power is not only a boon for industry, but for local economies as well. The solar industry saw growth in 2010. Market research company Solarbuzz reports that global demand soared by 54 percent in the second quarter of 2010. The research firm reports that in the United States, the annual number of total watts installed moved from 485 MW in all of 2009 to 2.3 GW

150

A Unifying Theory for Scaling Laws of Human Populations  

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The spatial distribution of people exhibits clustering across a wide range of scales, from household (~$10^{-2}$ km) to continental (~$10^4$ km) scales. Empirical data indicates simple power-law scalings for the size distribution of cities (known as Zipf's law), the geographic distribution of friends, and the population density fluctuations as a function of scale. We derive a simple statistical model that explains all of these scaling laws based on a single unifying principle involving the random spatial growth of clusters of people on all scales. The model makes important new predictions for the spread of diseases and other social phenomena.

Lin, Henry W

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Bromodeoxyuridine immunohistochemical determination of the lengths of the cell cycle and the DNA-synthetic phase for an anatomically defined population  

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A cumulative labelling protocol using 5-bromo-2?-deoxyuridine (BUdR) was followed to determine: (1) the growth fraction (i.e., the proportion of cells that comprise the proliferating population), (2) the length o...

R. S. Nowakowski; S. B. Lewin; M. W. Miller

1989-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Neutron Energy Spectrum Study from the Phase II Solid Methane Moderator at the LENS Neutron Source  

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Neutron energy spectrum measurements from a solid methane moderator were performed at the Low Energy Neutron Source (LENS) at Indiana University Cyclotron Facility (IUCF) to verify our neutron scattering model of solid methane. The time-of-flight method was used to measure the energy spectrum of the moderator in the energy range of 0.1$meV\\sim$ 1$eV$. Neutrons were counted with a high efficiency $^{3}{He}$ detector. The solid methane moderator was operated in phase II temperature and the energy spectra were measured at the temperatures of 20K and 4K. We have also tested our newly-developed scattering kernels for phase II solid methane by calculating the neutron spectral intensity expected from the methane moderator at the LENS neutron source using MCNP (Monte Carlo N-particle Transport Code). Within the expected accuracy of our approximate approach, our model predicts both the neutron spectral intensity and the optimal thickness of the moderator at both temperatures. The predictions are compared to the measured energy spectra. The simulations agree with the measurement data at both temperatures.

Yunchang Shin; W. Mike Snow; Christopher M. Lavelle; David V. Baxter; Xin Tong; Haiyang Yan; Mark Leuschner

2007-11-19T23:59:59.000Z

153

Pine Tree Growth Locations  

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Pine Tree Growth Locations Pine Tree Growth Locations Name: Amielee Location: N/A Country: N/A Date: N/A Question: Why do pine trees not grow south of the equator? Replies: Dear Amielee, The natural distribution of the pines is the northern hemisphere: http://phylogeny.arizona.edu/tree/eukaryotes/green_plants/embryophytes/conif ers/pinaceae/pinus/pinus.html However, pines have become introduced into the southern hemisphere through cultivation: http://www.woodweb.com/~treetalk/Radiata_Pine/wowhome.html Sincerely, Anthony R. Brach, Ph.D. Hi Amielee Some pine trees do live south of the equator but we (I live in Australia) do not have the huge forests of native conifers that you have in the northern hemisphere. Even in the northern hemisphere conifers are only found in two forest types: 1. Tiaga

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Web Growth of Semiconductors  

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A novel process for growth of diamond?lattice semiconductors is described and a model is proposed for the growth mechanism. For germanium the process yields extended thin flat sheets typically 1 cm wide and 0.1 mm thick of good crystalline quality and relatively flat {111} surfaces. The sheet or web freezes from a liquid film drawn up by surface tension between two coplanar dendrites which originate from a single seed and are grown from the melt simultaneously with the sheet. Resistivity throughout the sheet is quite uniform. Etching of germanium webs shows them to be essentially dislocation?free and does not reveal any microsegregation of impurities. Silicon and indium antimonide have also been grown in this manner.

S. O'Hara; A. I. Bennett

1964-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

155

Adjusted Growth Rates*  

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Jan. '99 to Feb. '99: -1.7% Feb. '98 to Feb. '99: +19.8% YTD '98 to YTD '99: +15.0% 4,100 4,400 4,700 5,000 5,300 5,600 5,900 Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Millions of Gallons U.S. Distillate Fuel Sales 2011 2012 2013 Adjusted Growth Rates* Jul '13 to Aug '13: 2.5% Aug '12 to Aug '13: -1.3% YTD '12 to YTD '13: 1.5% 300 400 500 600 700 800 900 Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Millions of Gallons U.S. Residual Fuel Sales 2011 2012 2013 Adjusted Growth Rates* Jul '13 to Aug '13: -0.8%

156

Jointness of Growth Determinants  

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, significantly so with the Sub Saharan Africa dummy and mar- ginally with the Latin America dummy, the Fraction Confucian, and the Fraction Buddhist of the population. The conditional standardized coefficient shown in Table 2 follows the same pattern: the size... vector ? represents the effects of the variables included in the regression model. We can estimate its density p(?|D,Mj) conditional on data D and model Mj. Given the (potentially large) space of models M, there is uncertainty about the correct model...

Doppelhofer, Gernot; Weeks, Melvyn

2006-03-14T23:59:59.000Z

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Fostering Growth | Department of Energy  

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Fostering Growth Fostering Growth The solar energy industry in the United States is growing rapidly as the price of solar panels has decreased over the past decade. U.S. solar...

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Adjusted Growth Rates* Jan.  

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Adjusted Adjusted Growth Rates* Jan. '99 to Feb. '99: -1.7% Feb. '98 to Feb. '99: +19.8% YTD '98 to YTD '99: +15.0% U.S. Distillate Fuel Sales 3,000 3,500 4,000 4,500 5,000 5,500 Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Millions of Gallons 1998 1999 2000 Adjusted Growth Rates* Dec '99 to Jan '00: -7.4% Jan '99 to Jan '00: -0.1% YTD '99 to YTD '00: -0.1% U.S. Motor Gasoline Sales 8,000 9,000 10,000 11,000 12,000 Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Millions of Gallons 1998 1999 2000 Adjusted Growth Rates* Dec '99 to Jan '00: -16.8% Jan '99 to Jan '00: -3.2% YTD '99 to YTD '00: -3.2% U.S. Kerosene-Type Jet Fuel Sales 1,500 1,600 1,700 1,800 1,900 2,000 Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Millions of Gallons 1998 1999 2000 Adjusted Growth Rates* Dec '99 to Jan '00: -9.3% Jan '99 to Jan '00: +3.5% YTD '99 to YTD '00: +3.5% U.S. Propane Sales 600 800 1,000 1,200 1,400 1,600 1,800 Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul

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When tree rings behave like foam: moderate historical decrease in the mean ring density of common beech paralleling a strong historical growth increase  

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to wood quality, and biomass/carbon sequestration issues. The anecdotic available material suggests an issue for forest carbon accounting. Keywords: Fagus sylvatica; wood density; X-ray microdensitometry

Recanati, Catherine

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Adjusted Growth Rates*  

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June '99 to July '99: -5.4% June '99 to July '99: -5.4% July '98 to July '99: +3.3% YTD '98 to YTD '99: +6.3% U.S. Motor Gasoline Sales 8,000 9,000 10,000 11,000 12,000 Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Millions of Gallons 1997 1998 1999 Adjusted Growth Rates* June '99 to July '99: -0.5% July '98 to July '99: -0.4% YTD '98 to YTD '99: +1.1% U.S. Kerosene-Type Jet Fuel Sales 1,500 1,600 1,700 1,800 1,900 2,000 Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Millions of Gallons 1997 1998 1999 Adjusted Growth Rates* June '99 to July '99: +0.5% July '98 to July '99: +1.0% YTD '98 to YTD '99: -0.3% U.S. Propane Sales 600 800 1,000 1,200 1,400 1,600 1,800 Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Millions of Gallons 1997 1998 1999 Adjusted Growth Rates* June '99 to July '99: +1.5% July '98 to July '99: +10.2% YTD '98 to YTD '99: +7.2%

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Adjusted Growth Rates*  

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Nov '99 to Dec '99: +5.3% Nov '99 to Dec '99: +5.3% Dec '98 to Dec '99: +8.7% YTD '98 to YTD '99: +5.0% U.S. Motor Gasoline Sales 8,000 9,000 10,000 11,000 12,000 Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Millions of Gallons 1997 1998 1999 Adjusted Growth Rates* Nov '99 to Dec '99: +6.0% Dec '98 to Dec '99: +4.5% YTD '98 to YTD '99: +1.3% U.S. Kerosene-Type Jet Fuel Sales 1,500 1,600 1,700 1,800 1,900 2,000 Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Millions of Gallons 1997 1998 1999 Adjusted Growth Rates* Nov '99 to Dec '99: +2.4% Dec '98 to Dec '99: +3.0% YTD '98 to YTD '99: +0.9% U.S. Propane Sales 600 800 1,000 1,200 1,400 1,600 1,800 Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Millions of Gallons 1997 1998 1999 Adjusted Growth Rates* Nov '99 to Dec '99: +32.3% Dec '98 to Dec '99: +2.0% YTD '98 to YTD '99: +5.5%

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The Growth of Fishes  

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Growth of Fishes Growth of Fishes Nature Bulletin No. 272-A June 3, 1967 Forest Preserve District of Cook County Richard B. Ogilvie, President Roland F, Eisenbeis, Supt. of Conservation THE GROWTH OF FISHES Baby fish, by the millions, are hatching now every day in our lakes, streams and ponds. Some kinds come from eggs sown broadcast among water plants; others from eggs laid in clusters or nests; some from masses of eggs hidden in underwater holes; while the eggs of many little fish, such as minnows and darters, are attached in neat patches to the underside of rocks or sunken logs. For some time before hatching, the young fish can be seen wriggling inside the eggs. Newly hatched baby fish -- or fry, as they should be called -- look much alike, regardless of the size or appearance of their parents. Each is almost transparent except for the large dark eyes and a bulging stomach which encloses yolk from the egg. Under a magnifying glass, the pumping red heart can be seen and the mouth gulping water. The tiny fins are beginning to form, a few dots of dark pigment may show in the skin, but there is little or no sign of scales. They vary from an eighth to a half inch or more in length, depending upon the species and the size of the egg.

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Adjusted Growth Rates*  

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July '99 to Aug. '99: +4.7% July '99 to Aug. '99: +4.7% Aug. '98 to Aug. '99: +1.3% YTD '98 to YTD '99: +4.7% U.S. Motor Gasoline Sales 8,000 9,000 10,000 11,000 12,000 Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Millions of Gallons 1997 1998 1999 Adjusted Growth Rates* July '99 to Aug. '99: -1.9% Aug. '98 to Aug. '99: -0.4% YTD '98 to YTD '99: +0.9% U.S. Kerosene-Type Jet Fuel Sales 1,500 1,600 1,700 1,800 1,900 2,000 Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Millions of Gallons 1997 1998 1999 Adjusted Growth Rates* July '99 to Aug. '99: -0.1% Aug. '98 to Aug. '99: -1.4% YTD '98 to YTD '99: -0.7% U.S. Propane Sales 600 800 1,000 1,200 1,400 1,600 1,800 Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Millions of Gallons 1997 1998 1999 Adjusted Growth Rates* July '99 to Aug. '99: +22.3% Aug. '98 to Aug. '99: +21.1%

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Adjusted Growth Rates*  

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Aug '99 to Sep '99: +4.9% Aug '99 to Sep '99: +4.9% Sep '98 to Sep '99: +4.7% YTD '98 to YTD '99: +4.7% U.S. Motor Gasoline Sales 8,000 9,000 10,000 11,000 12,000 Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Millions of Gallons 1997 1998 1999 Adjusted Growth Rates* Aug '99 to Sep '99: -2.4% Sep '98 to Sep '99: +0.4% YTD '98 to YTD '99: +1.3% U.S. Kerosene-Type Jet Fuel Sales 1,500 1,600 1,700 1,800 1,900 2,000 Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Millions of Gallons 1997 1998 1999 Adjusted Growth Rates* Aug '99 to Sep '99: -2.1% Sep '98 to Sep '99: +4.6% YTD '98 to YTD '99: 0.0% U.S. Propane Sales 600 800 1,000 1,200 1,400 1,600 1,800 Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Millions of Gallons 1997 1998 1999 Adjusted Growth Rates* Aug '99 to Sep '99: +7.3% Sep '98 to Sep '99: +8.4% YTD '98 to YTD '99: +8.3%

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Adjusted Growth Rates*  

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Oct '99 to Nov '99: +0.1% Oct '99 to Nov '99: +0.1% Nov '98 to Nov '99: +5.5% YTD '98 to YTD '99: +4.5% U.S. Motor Gasoline Sales 8,000 9,000 10,000 11,000 12,000 Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Millions of Gallons 1997 1998 1999 Adjusted Growth Rates* Oct '99 to Nov '99: -0.7% Nov '98 to Nov '99: +1.7% YTD '98 to YTD '99: +1.1% U.S. Kerosene-Type Jet Fuel Sales 1,500 1,600 1,700 1,800 1,900 2,000 Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Millions of Gallons 1997 1998 1999 Adjusted Growth Rates* Oct '99 to Nov '99: +2.5% Nov '98 to Nov '99: +6.0% YTD '98 to YTD '99: +0.8% U.S. Propane Sales 600 800 1,000 1,200 1,400 1,600 1,800 Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Millions of Gallons 1997 1998 1999 Adjusted Growth Rates* Oct '99 to Nov '99: +9.7% Nov '98 to Nov '99: +2.2% YTD '98 to YTD '99: +6.2%

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Adjusted Growth Rates*  

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Sep '99 to Oct '99: +3.9% Sep '99 to Oct '99: +3.9% Oct '98 to Oct '99: +2.3% YTD '98 to YTD '99: +4.4% U.S. Motor Gasoline Sales 8,000 9,000 10,000 11,000 12,000 Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Millions of Gallons 1997 1998 1999 Adjusted Growth Rates* Sep '99 to Oct '99: -0.2% Oct '98 to Oct '99: -0.9% YTD '98 to YTD '99: +1.0% U.S. Kerosene-Type Jet Fuel Sales 1,500 1,600 1,700 1,800 1,900 2,000 Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Millions of Gallons 1997 1998 1999 Adjusted Growth Rates* Sep '99 to Oct '99: -1.9% Oct '98 to Oct '99: -0.7% YTD '98 to YTD '99: +0.4% U.S. Propane Sales 600 800 1,000 1,200 1,400 1,600 1,800 Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Millions of Gallons 1997 1998 1999 Adjusted Growth Rates* Sep '99 to Oct '99: -2.1% Oct '98 to Oct '99: -6.4% YTD '98 to YTD '99: +6.6%

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Patterns of Mortality in an Old-Growth Mixed-Conifer Forest of the Southern Sierra Nevada, California  

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Patterns of Mortality in an Old-Growth Mixed-Conifer Forest of the Southern Sierra Nevada-growth, mixed-conifer forest, in the absence of wildfire, were investigated at the Teakettle Experimental Forest. Mortality levels were proportional to the population size of the five dominant conifer species, white fir

North, Malcolm

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Structural styles of the Wilcox and Frio growth-fault trends in Texas: Constraints on geopressured reservoirs  

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The wide variability in structural styles within the growth-faulted, geopressured trends of the Texas Gulf Coast is illustrated by detailed structural maps of selected areas of the Wilcox and Frio growth-fault trends and quantified by statistical analysis of fault compartment geometries. Structural variability is a key determinant of the size of geopressured aquifers in the deep subsurface. Two major structural styles exist in the Wilcox trend. (1) In southeast and Central Texas, the trend consists of continuous, closely spaced faults that have little associated rollover despite moderate expansion of section; the fault plane flattens little with depth. (2) By contrast, in South Texas a narrow band of growth faults having high expansion and moderate rollover lies above and downdip of a ridge of deformed, overpressured shale but updip of a deep basin formed by withdrawal of overpressured shale. Frio fault systems generally display greater rollover and wider spacing than do Wilcox fault systems; however, the Frio trend displays distinctive features in each study area. Most of the Frio growth faults, however, have a similar geometry, showing substantial rollover, expansion of section, and a moderate flattening of the fault zone with depth, possibly related to a deep decollement surface. The local variability in style is related to the magnitude of Frio sedimentation and progradation and to the presence of thick salt or shale. Finding and developing a large geopressured aquifer require recognition of a favorable combination of sand-body geometry, reservoir quality, and fault compartment size and shape.

Ewing, T.E.

1986-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Direct Observation of Aggregative Nanoparticle Growth: Kinetic...  

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Aggregative Nanoparticle Growth: Kinetic Modeling of the Size Distribution and Growth Rate. Direct Observation of Aggregative Nanoparticle Growth: Kinetic Modeling of the Size...

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Brazil-nut effect versus reverse Brazil-nut effect in a moderately dense granular fluid  

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A segregation criterion based on the inelastic Enskog kinetic equation is derived to show the transition between the Brazil-nut effect (BNE) and the reverse Brazil-nut effect (RBNE) by varying the different parameters of the system. In contrast to previous theoretical attempts, the approach is not limited to the near-elastic case, takes into account the influence of both thermal gradients and gravity, and applies for moderate densities. The form of the phase diagrams for the BNE-RBNE transition depends sensitively on the value of gravity relative to the thermal gradient, so that it is possible to switch between both states for given values of the mass and size ratios, the coefficients of restitution, and the solid volume fraction. In particular, the influence of collisional dissipation on segregation becomes more important when the thermal gradient dominates over gravity than in the opposite limit. The present analysis extends previous results derived in the dilute limit case and is consistent with the findings of some recent experimental results.

Vicente Garz

2008-08-20T23:59:59.000Z

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Brazil-nut effect versus reverse Brazil-nut effect in a moderately dense granular fluid  

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A new segregation criterion based on the inelastic Enskog kinetic equation is derived to show the transition between the Brazil-nut effect (BNE) and the reverse Brazil-nut effect (RBNE) by varying the different parameters of the system. In contrast to previous theoretical attempts the approach is not limited to the near-elastic case, takes into account the influence of both thermal gradients and gravity and applies for moderate densities. The form of the phase-diagrams for the BNE/RBNE transition depends sensitively on the value of gravity relative to the thermal gradient, so that it is possible to switch between both states for given values of the mass and size ratios, the coefficients of restitution and the solid volume fraction. In particular, the influence of collisional dissipation on segregation becomes more important when the thermal gradient dominates over gravity than in the opposite limit. The present analysis extends previous results derived in the dilute limit case and is consistent with the findings of some recent experimental results.

Vicente Garzo

2008-03-18T23:59:59.000Z

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Effective shear viscosity and dynamics of suspensions of micro-swimmers at moderate concentrations  

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Recently, there have been a number of experimental studies suggesting that a suspension of self-propelled bacteria (microswimmers in general) may have an effective viscosity significantly smaller than the viscosity of the ambient fluid. This is in sharp contrast with suspensions of hard passive inclusions, whose presence always increases the viscosity. Here we present a 2D model for a suspension of microswimmers in a fluid and analyze it analytically in the dilute regime (no swimmer-swimmer interactions) and numerically using a Mimetic Finite Difference discretization. Our analysis shows that in the dilute regime the effective shear viscosity is not affected by self-propulsion. But at the moderate concentrations (due to swimmer-swimmer interactions) the effective viscosity decreases linearly as a function of the propulsion strength of the swimmers. These findings prove that (i) a physically observable decrease of viscosity for a suspension of self-propelled bacteria can be explained purely by hydrodynamic interactions and (ii) self-propulsion and interaction of swimmers are both essential to the reduction of the effective shear viscosity. We performed a number of numerical experiments analyzing the dynamics of swimmers resulting from pairwise interactions. The numerical results agree with the physically observed phenomena (e.g., attraction of swimmer to swimmer and swimmer to the wall). This is viewed as an additional validation of the model and the numerical scheme.

Constantin, Lipnikov [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Gyrya, V [PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIV.; Aronson, I [ANL; Berlyand, L [PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIV.

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Effective shear viscosity and dynamics of suspensions of micro-swimmers from small to moderate concentrations.  

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Recently, there has been a number of experimental studies convincingly demonstrating that a suspension of self-propelled bacteria (microswimmers in general) may have an effective viscosity significantly smaller than the viscosity of the ambient fluid. This is in sharp contrast with suspensions of hard passive inclusions, whose presence always increases the viscosity. Here we present a 2D model for a suspension of microswimmers in a fluid and analyze it analytically in the dilute regime (no swimmer-swimmer interactions) and numerically using a Mimetic Finite Difference discretization. Our analysis shows that in the dilute regime (in the absence of rotational diffusion) the effective shear viscosity is not affected by self-propulsion. But at the moderate concentrations (due to swimmer-swimmer interactions) the effective viscosity decreases linearly as a function of the propulsion strength of the swimmers. These findings prove that (i) a physically observable decrease of viscosity for a suspension of self-propelled microswimmers can be explained purely by hydrodynamic interactions and (ii) self-propulsion and interaction of swimmers are both essential to the reduction of the effective shear viscosity. We also performed a number of numerical experiments analyzing the dynamics of swimmers resulting from pairwise interactions. The numerical results agree with the physically observed phenomena (e.g., attraction of swimmer to swimmer and swimmer to the wall). This is viewed as an additional validation of the model and the numerical scheme.

Gyrya, V.; Lipnikov, K.; Aranson, I.; Berlyand, L. (Materials Science Division); (Pennsylvania State Univ.); (LANL)

2011-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Moderate-convergence inertial confinement fusion implosions in tetrahedral hohlraums at Omega  

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A highly uniform thermal x-radiation field for indirect-drive inertial confinement fusion implosions may be obtained by irradiating a four-hole, tetrahedral geometry, spherical hohlraum with all 60 Omega laser beams. Implosion studies and calculations [J. M. Wallace et al., Phys. Rev. Lett. 82, 3807 (1999)] indicate a drive uniformity comparable to that expected for the National Ignition Facility [J. A. Painser et al., Laser Focus World 30, 75 (1994)]. With 60 beams distributed over the cavity wall, tetrahedral hohlraums have a natural insensitivity to power balance and pointing errors. Standard, smooth Nova capsules imploded with this drive indicate that moderate convergence-ratio implosions, Cr{approx}18, have measured-neutron yield to calculated-clean-one-dimensional-neutronyield ratios similar to those previously investigated using the comparatively poor drive uniformity of Nova cylindrical hohlraums. This may indicate that a nonsymmetry-related neutron yield degradation mechanism, e.g., hydrodynamic mixing of cold, dense ablator material with the hot-spot region or some combination of nonsymmetry effects, is dominating in this Cr regime. (c) 2000 American Institute of Physics.

Bennett, G. R. [Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico 87545-0001 (United States)] [Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico 87545-0001 (United States); Wallace, J. M. [Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico 87545-0001 (United States)] [Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico 87545-0001 (United States); Murphy, T. J. [Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico 87545-0001 (United States)] [Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico 87545-0001 (United States); Chrien, R. E. [Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico 87545-0001 (United States)] [Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico 87545-0001 (United States); Delamater, N. D. [Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico 87545-0001 (United States)] [Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico 87545-0001 (United States); Gobby, P. L. [Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico 87545-0001 (United States)] [Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico 87545-0001 (United States); Hauer, A. A. [Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico 87545-0001 (United States)] [Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico 87545-0001 (United States); Klare, K. A. [Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico 87545-0001 (United States)] [Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico 87545-0001 (United States); Oertel, J. A. [Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico 87545-0001 (United States)] [Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico 87545-0001 (United States); Watt, R. G. [Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico 87545-0001 (United States)] (and others) [Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico 87545-0001 (United States)

2000-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Assessing the human cardiovascular response to moderate exercise: feature extraction by support vector regression  

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This study aims to quantitatively describe the steady-state relationships among percentage changes in key central cardiovascular variables (i.e. stroke volume, heart rate (HR), total peripheral resistance and cardiac output), measured using non-invasive means, in response to moderate exercise, and the oxygen uptake rate, using a new nonlinear regression approachsupport vector regression. Ten untrained normal males exercised in an upright position on an electronically braked cycle ergometer with constant workloads ranging from 25 W to 125 W. Throughout the experiment, was determined breath by breath and the HR was monitored beat by beat. During the last minute of each exercise session, the cardiac output was measured beat by beat using a novel non-invasive ultrasound-based device and blood pressure was measured using a tonometric measurement device. Based on the analysis of experimental data, nonlinear steady-state relationships between key central cardiovascular variables and were qualitatively observed except for the HR which increased linearly as a function of increasing . Quantitative descriptions of these complex nonlinear behaviour were provided by nonparametric models which were obtained by using support vector regression.

Lu Wang; Steven W Su; Branko G Celler; Gregory S H Chan; Teddy M Cheng; Andrey V Savkin

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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MEASURING BARYON ACOUSTIC OSCILLATIONS ON 21 cm INTENSITY FLUCTUATIONS AT MODERATE REDSHIFTS  

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After reionization, emission in the 21 cm hyperfine transition provides a direct probe of neutral hydrogen distributed in galaxies. Different from galaxy redshift surveys, observation of baryon acoustic oscillations in the cumulative 21 cm emission may offer an attractive method for constraining dark energy properties at moderate redshifts. Keys to this program are techniques to extract the faint cosmological signal from various contaminants, such as detector noise and continuum foregrounds. In this paper, we investigate the possible systematic and statistical errors in the acoustic scale estimates using ground-based radio interferometers. Based on the simulated 21 cm interferometric measurements, we analyze the performance of a Fourier-space, light-of-sight algorithm in subtracting foregrounds, and further study the observing strategy as a function of instrumental configurations. Measurement uncertainties are presented from a suite of simulations with a variety of parameters, in order to have an estimate of what behaviors will be accessible in the future generation of hydrogen surveys. We find that 10 separate interferometers, each of which contains {approx}300 dishes, observing an independent patch of the sky and producing an instantaneous field of view (FOV) of {approx}100 deg{sup 2}, can be used to make a significant detection of acoustic features over a period of a few years. Compared to optical surveys, the broad bandwidth, wide FOV, and multi-beam observation are all unprecedented capabilities of low-frequency radio experiments.

Mao Xiaochun, E-mail: xcmao@bao.ac.cn [National Astronomical Observatories, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100012 (China)

2012-06-20T23:59:59.000Z

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Multiplier, moderator, and reflector materials for lithium-vanadium fusion blankets.  

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The self-cooled lithium-vanadium fusion blanket concept has several attractive operational and environmental features. In this concept, liquid lithium works as the tritium breeder and coolant to alleviate issues of coolant breeder compatibility and reactivity. Vanadium alloy (V-4Cr-4Ti) is used as the structural material because of its superior performance relative to other alloys for this application. However, this concept has poor attenuation characteristics and energy multiplication for the DT neutrons. An advanced self-cooled lithium-vanadium fusion blanket concept has been developed to eliminate these drawbacks while maintaining all the attractive features of the conventional concept. An electrical insulator coating for the coolant channels, spectral shifter (multiplier, and moderator) and reflector were utilized in the blanket design to enhance the blanket performance. In addition, the blanket was designed to have the capability to operate at high loading conditions of 2 MW/m{sup 2} surface heat flux and 10 MW/m{sup 2} neutron wall loading. This paper assesses the spectral shifter and the reflector materials and it defines the technological requirements of this advanced blanket concept.

Gohar, Y.; Smith, D. L.

1999-10-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Cognitive determinants of social functioning after a first-ever mild to moderate stroke at vocational age  

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1 Cognitive determinants of social functioning after a first-ever mild to moderate stroke, 3 Assia Jaillard MD PhD 1, 2 1. Stroke Unit, University Hospital - Joseph Fourier University. INSERM CIC 003, University Hospital Grenoble Corresponding author: Marc Hommel MD Stroke Unit, University

Boyer, Edmond

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Expressive aesthetics to ease perceived community support: Exploring personal innovativeness and routinised behaviour as moderators in Tuenti  

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The aim of this study is to investigate moderating effects of personal innovativeness and routinised behaviour on relationships between expressive aesthetics and perceived community support (PCS) in the domain of the social network site Tuenti. Our research, ... Keywords: Aesthetics, Perceived community support, Personal innovativeness, Routinised behaviour, Social network sites, Tuenti

Manuel J. Sanchez-Franco; Jos L. Roldn

2010-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Moderately dense gas quantum kinetic theory: Aspects of pair correlations R. F. Snider and G. W. Wei  

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Boltzmann equation emphasizes the need to explicitly include pair correlations and the conversion of kinetic energy to potential energy as important effects in the kinetic theory of moderately dense gases that the pair density operator used for collisions should be such that it factors both before and after

Wei, Guo-Wei

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Plant Growth and Photosynthesis  

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Plant Growth and Photosynthesis Plant Growth and Photosynthesis Name: Jack Location: N/A Country: N/A Date: N/A Question: Do plants have any other way of growing besides photosythesis? Plants do not use photosynthesis to grow!!! They use cellular respiration just like every other organism to process energy into work. Plants use oxygen just like we do. Photosynthesis is principally only a process to change sunlight into a chemical form for storage. Replies: Check out our archives for more information. www.newton.dep.anl.gov/archive.htm Steve Sample Jack, Several kinds of flowering plants survive without the use of chlorophyll which is what makes plants green and able to produce sugar through photosynthesis. Dodder is a parasitic nongreen (without chlorophyll) plant that is commonly found growing on jewelweed and other plants in damp areas. Dodder twines around its host, (A host is an organism that has fallen victim to a parasite.), like a morning glory and attaches itself at certain points along the stem where it absorbs sugar and nutrients from the hosts sap.

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China urges rapid growth  

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This time last year China's paramount leader, Deng Xiaoping, launched the country on another bout of fast-paced economic growth and restructuring. After three years of riding out political and economic clampdown, foreign chemical companies were jerked awake by major changes in China's chemical industry. As the state becomes less involved with managing the economy, unleashing 12% gross national product growth, closer involvement with domestic factories has become attractive and essential. MCI officials say government funds will now be channeled toward clearing energy and transport bottlenecks, and chemical enterprises will be given more chance to turn a profit. They will be allowed to issue shares, seek foreign investment partners themselves, and bypass trading companies like China National Import-Export Corp. (Sinochem), the former state monopoly. Foreign analysts question whether China's finances and oil resources can support expansion. Even if they can, Cai estimates that ethylene imports will remain around the present level of 1 million tons. To further guarantee chemical supplies, China has invested in urea and polypropylene plants in the US and polystyrene plant in Hong Kong.

Hendry, S.

1993-02-03T23:59:59.000Z

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Effects of population and affluence on CO{sub 2} emissions  

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The authors developed a stochastic version of the IMpact = Population-Affluence-Technology (IPAT) model to estimate the effects of population, affluence, and technology on national CO{sub 2} emissions.Results suggest that, for population, there are diseconomies of scale for the largest nations that are not consistent with the assumption of direct proportionality (log-linear effects) common to most previous research. In contrast, the effects of affluence on CO{sub 2} emissions appear to reach a maximum at about $10,000 in per-capita gross domestic product and to decline at higher levels of affluence. These results confirm the general value of the IPAT model as a starting point for understanding the anthropogenic driving forces of global change and suggest that population and economic growth anticipated over the next decade will exacerbate greenhouse gas emissions. 42 refs., 2 figs., 2 tabs.

Dietz, T. [George Mason Univ., Fairfax, VA (United States)] [George Mason Univ., Fairfax, VA (United States); Rosa, E.A. [Washington State Univ., Pullman, WA (United States)] [Washington State Univ., Pullman, WA (United States)

1997-01-07T23:59:59.000Z

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INVESTIGATION Inferring Admixture Histories of Human Populations  

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and apply to test for admixture among all populations from the Human Genome Diversity Project (HGDPINVESTIGATION Inferring Admixture Histories of Human Populations Using Linkage Disequilibrium Po-range migrations and the resulting admixtures between populations have been important forces shaping human genetic

Reich, David

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Argentina: export-biased growth versus import-biased growth  

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ARGENTINA. : EXPORT-BIASED GROWTH VERSUS IMPORT-BIASED GROWTH A Thesis by MICHAEL PAGE BRADLEY Submitted to the Graduate College of Texas AkM University in partial fulfillment of the requirement for the degree of MASTER OF SCIENCE May 1972... Major Subject: Economics ARGENTINA: EXPORT-BIASED GROWTH VERSUS IMPORT-BIASED GROWTH A Thesis by MICHAEL PAGE BRADLEY Approved as to style and content by: rman o omit ee ea o Depar men em er Mem er May 1&72 ABSTRACT Argentina: Export...

Bradley, Michael Page

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Memantine and the amino-alkyl-cyclohexane MRZ 2/579 are moderate affinity uncompetitive NMDA receptor antagonists in vitro characterisation  

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...There is general agreement that moderate affinity uncompetitive NMDA receptor antagonists combine good efficacy and tolerability in animal models of disturbances in glutamatergic transmission. There are severa...

C. G. Parsons; W. Danysz; G. Quack

2000-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Growth model for carbon nanotubes  

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Evidence is presented, through high-resolution electron microscopy images, for the open-end growth of carbon nanotubes. Terminations of incomplete layers of carbon, seen on the tube surfaces and cone tips, suggest that the extension and thickening of the tubes occur by the island growth of graphite basal planes on existing tube surfaces. The nucleation of positive (pentagons) and negative (heptagons) disclinations on open tube ends results in changes of growth directions, producing different morphologies. A novel structure that shows complete turn around growth, involving pentagon-heptagon pairs, of the tubular assemblies is presented.

Sumio Iijima; P. M. Ajayan; T. Ichihashi

1992-11-23T23:59:59.000Z

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Robust Growth-Optimal Portfolios  

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May 24, 2014 ... Adopting standard terminology, we refer to the portfolio managed under the Kelly strategy as the growth-optimal portfolio. This portfolio displays...

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Military Expenditure, Threats, and Growth  

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a country's external military threat; lgdp is the log ofMilitary Expenditure, Threats, and Growth * September 2003expenditure, external threats, corruption, and other

Aizenman, Joshua; Glick, Reuven

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The GUINEVERE experiment: First PNS measurements in a lead moderated sub-critical fast core  

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The GUINEVERE (Generation of Uninterrupted Intense Neutrons at the lead Venus Reactor) experimental program is dedicated to the study of Accelerator Driven System reactivity monitoring. It was partly carried out within the EUROTRANS integrated project (EURATOM FP6). GUINEVERE consists in coupling the fast core of the VENUS-F reactor (SCK-CEN, Mol (Belgium)), composed of enriched uranium and solid lead, with a T(d,n) neutron source provided by the GENEPI-3C deuteron accelerator. This neutron source can be operated in several modes: pulsed mode, continuous mode and also continuous mode with short beam interruptions (the so called 'beam trips'). In the past, the key questions of the reactivity control and monitoring in a subcritical system were studied in the MUSE experiments (1998-2004). These experiments highlighted the difficulty to determine precisely the reactivity with a single technique. This led to investigate a new strategy which is based on the combination of the relative reactivity monitoring via the core power to beam current relationship with absolute reactivity cross-checks during programmed beam interruptions. Consequently, to determine the reactivity, several dynamical techniques of reactivity determination have to be compared. In addition, their accuracy for absolute reactivity determination must be evaluated using a reference reactivity determination technique (from a critical state: rod drop and MSM measurements). The first sub-critical configuration which was studied was around k{sub eff} = 0.96 (SCI). Pulsed Neutron Source experiments (PNS) were carried out. The neutron population decrease was measured using fission chambers in different locations inside the core and the reflector. Neutron population time decrease was analyzed using fitting techniques and the Area Method Results obtained for the SCI reactivity will be shown, discussed and compared to the reference value given by the MSM method. (authors)

Thyebault, H. E. [Laboratoire de Physique Subatomique et de Cosmologie, CNRS-IN2P3/UJF/INPG (France); Baeten, P. [StudieCentrum voor Kernenergie-CEN (Belgium); Billebaud, A.; Chabod, S. [Laboratoire de Physique Subatomique et de Cosmologie, CNRS-IN2P3/UJF/INPG (France); Kochetkov, A. [StudieCentrum voor Kernenergie-CEN (Belgium); Lecolley, F. R.; Lecouey, J. L.; Lehaut, G.; Marie, N. [Laboratoire de Physique Corpusculaire de Caen, ENSICAEN/Universite de Caen/CNRS-IN2P3 (France); Mellier, F. [CEA Commissariat A l'Energie Atomique et Aux Energies Alternatives, DEN, DER/SPEX, F-13108 Saint-Paul-lez-Durance (France); Uyttenhove, W.; Vittiglio, G.; Wagemans, J. [StudieCentrum voor Kernenergie-CEN (Belgium); Ban, G. [Laboratoire de Physique Corpusculaire de Caen, ENSICAEN/Universite de Caen/CNRS-IN2P3 (France); Dessagne, P.; Kerveno, M. [Institut de Physique Hubert Curien-DRS/UdS/CNRS-IN2P3, 53 Avenue des Martyrs, 38026 Grenoble cedex (France); Steckmeyer, J. C. [Laboratoire de Physique Corpusculaire de Caen, ENSICAEN/Universite de Caen/CNRS-IN2P3 (France)

2012-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Population Density Population density (persons per square kilometer) layers, for 1990  

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Population Density Africa Population density (persons per square kilometer) layers, for 1990 the 12 population density classes. Source information: http://sedac.ciesin.columbia.edu/gpw/. ´ Robinson://sedac.ciesin.columbia.edu/place/ Publish Date: 03/13/07 0 1,000 km Population Density 2000 0 Persons \\ Sq.Km 0-2 Persons \\ Sq.Km 2

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Transport Energy Use and Population Density  

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Transport Energy Use and Population Density Transport Energy Use and Population Density Speaker(s): Masayoshi Tanishita Date: July 1, 2004 - 10:00pm Location: Bldg. 90 Seminar Host/Point of Contact: Jonathan Sinton After Peter Newman and Jeffrey Kenworthy published "Cities and Automobile Dependence" in 1989, population density was brought to public attention as an important factor to explain transport mobility and energy use. However, several related issues still remain open: Is an increase in population density more effective than rising gas prices in reducing transport energy use? How much does per capita transport energy use change as population density in cities changes? And what kind of factors influence changes in population density? In this presentation, using city-level data in the US, Japan and other countries, the population-density elasticity of

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NOAA'sSTATEOFTHECOAST National Coastal Population Report  

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Shoreline Counties Population Population Density Age Race Hispanic Origin Education Attainment Household Population Density Age Race Hispanic Origin Education Attainment Household Income Seasonal Housing Building

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Development and Validation of the 3-D Computational Fluid Dynamics Model for CANDU-6 Moderator Temperature Predictions  

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A computational fluid dynamics (CFD) model for predicting the moderator circulation inside the Canada deuterium uranium (CANDU) reactor vessel has been developed to estimate the local subcooling of the moderator in the vicinity of the Calandria tubes. The buoyancy effect induced by internal heating is accounted for by Boussinesq approximation. The standard k-[curly epsilon] turbulence model associated with logarithmic wall treatment is applied to predict the turbulent jet flows from the inlet nozzles. The matrix of the Calandria tubes in the core region is simplified to porous media, in which anisotropic hydraulic impedance is modeled using an empirical correlation of the frictional pressure loss. The governing equations are solved by CFX-4.4, a commercial CFD code developed by AEA Technology. The CFD model has been successfully verified and validated against experimental data obtained at Stern Laboratories Inc. in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

Yoon, Churl; Rhee, Bo Wook; Min, Byung-Joo [Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute (Korea, Republic of)

2004-12-15T23:59:59.000Z

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The Limits to Growth: Background and Exercise Suggestions The Limits to Growth (Figure 1) describes the prospects for growth in human population and  

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that could be sustained far into the future. The earth's resources could allow for a state of global

Ford, Andrew

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A benchmarking of silane, disilane and dichlorosilane for the low temperature growth of group IV layers  

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In a 300mm industrial Reduced PressureChemical Vapour Deposition tool we have assessed the advantages and drawbacks of disilane for the low temperature growth of Si and SiGe. Four distinct regions can be noticed on the Arrhenius plot of the Si growth rate at 2660Pa (i.e. 20Torr) from Si2H6 as a function of the reverse growth temperature. For T>850C, we are in the high temperature, Si precursor supply-limited regime (as with SiH4). For T?850C, the situation is more complicated, with the presence of a growth rate plateau between 575C and 675C (not present for SiH4 or SiH2Cl2), surrounded by domains where the Si growth rate increases with the temperature at different rates (Ea=1.39eV (T>675C)?Ea=2.30eV (Tdisilane are generally of high crystalline quality, however moderate Si2H6 mass-flows should be used in the growth rate plateau, in order to avoid the formation of defective Si.

J.M. Hartmann; V. Benevent; J.F. Damlencourt; T. Billon

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Controlled growth of carbon nanotubes  

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...Terrones Controlled growth of carbon nanotubes R. Vajtai 1 B. Q. Wei 2 P. M. Ajayan...Rouge, LA 70803-5901, USA Carbon nanotubes have extraordinary mechanical and electronic...state-of-the-art account of tailored nanotube growth. To provide these properties...

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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CALIFORNIA SMART GROWTH ENERGY SAVINGS  

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(particularly autos) comprises a large share of total energy consumption, its reduction through more compact in transportation energy consumption resulting from Smart Growth planning. Since energy consumed by transportationCALIFORNIA ENERGY COMMISSION CALIFORNIA SMART GROWTH ENERGY SAVINGS MPO SURVEY FINDINGS SEPTEMBER

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Annual World Oil Demand Growth  

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6 6 Notes: Following relatively small increases of 1.3 million barrels per day in 1999 and 0.9 million barrels per day in 2000, EIA is estimating world demand may grow by 1.6 million barrels per day in 2001. Of this increase, about 3/5 comes from non-OECD countries, while U.S. oil demand growth represents more than half of the growth projected in OECD countries. Demand in Asia grew steadily during most of the 1990s, with 1991-1997 average growth per year at just above 0.8 million barrels per day. However, in 1998, demand dropped by 0.3 million barrels per day as a result of the Asian economic crisis that year. Since 1998, annual growth in oil demand has rebounded, but has not yet reached the average growth seen during 1991-1997. In the Former Soviet Union, oil demand plummeted during most of the

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Estimating future global per capita water availability based on changes in climate and population  

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Human populations are profoundly affected by water stress, or the lack of sufficient per capita available freshwater. Water stress can result from overuse of available freshwater resources or from a reduction in the amount of available water due to decreases in rainfall and stored water supplies. Analyzing the interrelationship between human populations and water availability is complicated by the uncertainties associated with climate change projections and population projections. We present a simple methodology developed to integrate disparate climate and population data sources and develop first-order per capita water availability projections at the global scale. Simulations from the coupled land-ocean-atmosphere Community Climate System Model version 3 (CCSM3) forced with a range of hypothetical greenhouse gas emissions scenarios are used to project grid-based changes in precipitation minus evapotranspiration as proxies for changes in runoff, or fresh water supply. Population growth changes according to several Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) storylines are used as proxies for changes in fresh water demand by 2025, 2050 and 2100. These freshwater supply and demand projections are then combined to yield estimates of per capita water availability aggregated by watershed and political unit. Results suggest that important insights might be extracted from the use of the process developed here, notably including the identification of the globe s most vulnerable regions in need of more detailed analysis and the relative importance of population growth versus climate change in in altering future freshwater supplies. However, these are only exemplary insights and, as such, could be considered hypotheses that should be rigorously tested with multiple climate models, multiple observational climate datasets, and more comprehensive population change storylines.

Parish, Esther S [ORNL; Kodra, Evan [Northeastern University; Ganguly, Auroop R [Northeastern University; Steinhaeuser, Karsten [University of Minnesota

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Hydrophilic Agarose Macrobead Cultures Select for Outgrowth of Carcinoma Cell Populations That Can Restrict Tumor Growth  

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...tumor progression (8, 9 ). Building on these phenomena and the demonstrable...inhibitor of the serpin gene family with potent antiangiogenesis...Characterization of PEDF: a multi-functional serpin family protein.J Cell Biochem 2009...

Barry H. Smith; Lawrence S. Gazda; Bryan L. Conn; Kanti Jain; Shirin Asina; Daniel M. Levine; Thomas S. Parker; Melissa A. Laramore; Prithy C. Martis; Horatiu V. Vinerean; Eric M. David; Suizhen Qiu; Alison J. North; C. Guillermo Couto; Gerald S. Post; David J. Waters; Carlos Cordon-Cardo; Richard D. Hall; Bruce R. Gordon; Carolyn H. Diehl; Kurt H. Stenzel; and Albert L. Rubin

2011-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Resilience of water supply systems in meeting the challenges posed by climate change and population growth.  

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??This research project provides a scientifically robust approach for assessing the resilience of water supply systems, which are critical infrastructure, to impacts of climate change (more)

Amarasinghe, Pradeep

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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World population and energy demand growth: the potential role of fusion energy in an efficient world  

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...substantial amounts of nuclear and solar energy to meet their long-term needs...substantial amounts of nuclear and solar energy to meet their long-term needs...use must be made of nuclear and solar energies. Both sources have the advantage...

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Population Dynamics within a Microbial Consortium during Growth on Diesel Fuel in Saline Environments  

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...MJ Research). The cycle parameters were as follows: 4 min at 94C and 30 cycles of 45 s at 94C, 1 min...with an E.Z.N.A. Cycle-Pure Kit (peqLab Biotechnologie...within this study, general shifts in composition...the key degraders of diesel fuel in the examined...

Sabine Kleinsteuber; Volker Riis; Ingo Fetzer; Hauke Harms; Susann Mller

2006-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A SIMPLE METHOD FOR ESTIMATING THE FOOD CONSUMPTION OF FISH POPULATIONS FROM GROWTH DATA AND  

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CONVERSION EXPERIMENTS} DANIEL PAULy2 ABSTRACf Experimental data on the gross food conversion efficiency which accounts for the impact of factors other than body weight on values of KI and (I. This method ON THE CONVERSION EFFICIENCY OF FISHES Usually laboratory or pond feeding experiments lead to estimates of K 1

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Effects of Temperature and Host Plants on Population Dynamics of the Cotton Fleahopper, Pseudatomoscelis seriatus.  

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as the effects of any other environmental parameter. However, most studies to determine ef- fects of temperature on the biology of insects have dealt with effects on developmental rates (Strong and Sheldahl1970, Philipp and Watson 1971, Siddiqui and Barlow... 1972). Fewer papers have reported effects of temperature on growth of insect populations (Birch 1953, Strong and Sheldahl 1970, Philipp and Watson 1971, Siddiqui and Barlow 1972). Effects of tempera- ture on developmental rates, survival...

Gaylor, Michael J.; Sterling, Winfield L.

1976-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The relative importance of direct and indirect effects of hunting mortality on the population dynamics of brown bears  

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...survival by increasing male turnover. We aimed to evaluate the relative importance of direct...under high hunting pressure, which led to a decline in population growth under high...dynamics of exploited species is essential to determine sustainable harvest rates for...

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Growth Energetics of Carbon Nanotubes  

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The growth energetics of carbon nanotubes during arc discharge conditions are investigated. Ab initio molecular dynamics calcualtions show that the electric field alone cannot stabilize the growth of open metallic tubes. The addition of atoms and small clusters to tubes were studied using realistic atomic potentials. Deposition on tubes narrower than 3 nm leads to nucleation of curved defects (adjacent pentagon pairs) and eventual tube closure, while deposition on wider tubes favors the formation of hexagons and isolated pentagons, thereby promoting open-ended growth.

A. Maiti; C. J. Brabec; C. M. Roland; J. Bernholc

1994-10-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Bacterial Growth H. L. Smith  

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Bacterial Growth H. L. Smith 1 Simple Models Bacteria are the dominant form of life on the planet the concentration of the nutrient in the media (grams/liter) and N(t) de

Smith, Hal

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Parameterized Beyond-Einstein Growth  

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A single parameter, the gravitational growth index gamma, succeeds in characterizing the growth of density perturbations in the linear regime separately from the effects of the cosmic expansion. The parameter is restricted to a very narrow range for models of dark energy obeying the laws of general relativity but can take on distinctly different values in models of beyond-Einstein gravity. Motivated by the parameterized post-Newtonian (PPN) formalism for testing gravity, we analytically derive and extend the gravitational growth index, or Minimal Modified Gravity, approach to parameterizing beyond-Einstein cosmology. The analytic formalism demonstrates how to apply the growth index parameter to early dark energy, time-varying gravity, DGP braneworld gravity, and some scalar-tensor gravity.

Linder, Eric; Linder, Eric V.; Cahn, Robert N.

2007-09-17T23:59:59.000Z

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Cancer Epidemiology Population Health Sciences 750  

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-01/5/11-1 Cancer Epidemiology Population Health Sciences 750 3 credits When: Spring 2011 (1 Audience: This course is intended for students in health-related disciplines interested in cancer etiology. the unequal burden of cancer among populations and variations across time and geography, 2. the distinctive

Sheridan, Jennifer

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Fish Population and Behavior Revealed by Instantaneous  

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Fish Population and Behavior Revealed by Instantaneous Continental Shelf­Scale Imaging Nicholas C-transect methods from slow-moving research vessels. These methods significantly undersample fish populations in time and space, leaving an incomplete and ambiguous record of abundance and behavior. We show that fish

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Oil Pollution and Seabird Populations [and Discussion  

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1 June 1982 research-article Oil Pollution and Seabird Populations [and...time to time by individual incidents of oil pollution, and throughout the year, especially...deal of public concern about the effect of oil pollution on the wellbeing of seabird populations...

1982-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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An individual-based instream flow model for coexisting populations of brown and rainbow trout  

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This report describes an individual-based model for sympatric populations of brown and rainbow trout in a stream habitat. Hatchery rainbow trout are included as a third species. The model provides a tool for predicting flow effects on trout populations by linking the hydraulic component of the Physical Habitat Simulation (PHABSIM) methodology and an individual-based population modeling approach. PHABSIM simulates the spatial distribution of depth and velocity at different flows. The individual-based model simulates the reproduction, foraging, consumption, energetic costs, growth, habitat utilization, movement, and mortality of individual fish, and enables population attributes to be determined from relevant attributes of individual fish. The spatially explicit nature of the model permits evaluation of behavioral responses used by fish to mitigate temporary setbacks in habitat quality. This linked mechanistic modeling approach readily lends itself to the iterative process of making predictions, testing against field data, improving the model, and making more predictions. The model has been applied to a stream segment in the Tule River, California. Physical and biological data from this site are used as input to the model. Calibrating the model to abundance data was relatively easy because values for mortality parameters were not strongly constrained by empirical data. Calibrating the model to observed growth rates and habitat use was more challenging. The primary reason for developing this model has been to provide a new and complementary tool to PHABSIM that can be used in instream-flow assessments.

Van Winkle, W.; Jager, H.I.; Holcomb, B.D.

1996-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Cosmic Growth History and Expansion History  

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of the expansion history dark energy equation of state,and growth history constraints on the dark energy equationand growth history constraints on the dark energy equation

Linder, Eric V.

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Camptothecine, a selective plant growth regulator  

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Camptothecine, a selective plant growth regulator ... The literature documents several hundred plant products that appear to exhibit growth-regulating activity. ...

J. George Buta; Joseph F. Worley

1976-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Measuring System for Growth Control of the Spirulina Aquaculture  

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It describes the workings of a data?logging instrument that measures growth levels of the Spirulina aquaculture. The Spirulina is a very delicate algae and its culture may be suddenly lost due to overgrowth. This kind of instrument is not at present available in the market. The transduction is a submergible laser device whose measuring margin of error is near to 0.28%. The advantage of this new instrument is the improvement in the measurement and the low cost. The future application of this work is related to the industrial production of food and fuel from micro algae culture for the growing world population.

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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POPULATION ECOLOGY Population Dynamics of the Colorado Potato Beetle in an  

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POPULATION ECOLOGY Population Dynamics of the Colorado Potato Beetle in an Agroecosystem with Tomatoes and Potatoes with Management Implications to Processing Tomatoes CHRIS L. HARDING,1 S. J Environ. Entomol. 31(6): 1110Ð1118 (2002) ABSTRACT We evaluated the population dynamics of Colorado potato

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Population genomics20-02-2009 Antnio Rodrigues; Bruno Santos / 59 Population Genomics  

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Population genomics20-02-2009 António Rodrigues; Bruno Santos / 59 Population Genomics 1 António Rodrigues (PDBC 2008) Bruno Santos (PDBC 2008) #12;Population genomics20-02-2009 António Rodrigues; Bruno Santos / 59 Contents 2 2 1000 genome project 1 Motivation and Introduction New generation sequencing

Goldschmidt, Christina

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Level of end-user computing moderates the impact of time-based product development practices on performance  

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As markets and technology change, time-based competitors create integrated product development practices that reduce response-time and enhance customisation capabilities. Such Time-Based Product Development Practices (TBPDP) are often computer-mediated knowledge work, enabled by end-user computing capabilities. This paper develops a theoretical framework that describes relationships among TBPDP, firm performance, and end-user computing. Data collected from 265 manufacturing managers and executives support the claim that end-user computing moderates the impact of TBPDP on performance.

Patrick J. Rondeau; Mark A. Vonderembse; T.S. Ragu-Nathan; Mei Cao

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Retrieval of Cloud Phase and Crystal Habit from Multiangle Imaging Spectroradiometer (MISR) and Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) Data  

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A method of retrieving cloud phase and the dominant ice crystal habit from radiances measured by the Multi-angle Imaging Spectro-Radiometer (MISR) and the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) has been developed. The retrieval method takes advantage of the differences in the phase function of various particle shapes as a function of scattering angle. Three case studies are presented which illustrate the retrieval method. A comparison with semi-coincident in situ observations for one case study indicates that the retrieved crystal habits are consistent with the observations.

McFarlane, Sally A.; Marchand, Roger T.; Ackerman, Thomas P.

2005-07-22T23:59:59.000Z

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Numerical study for CANDU moderator temperature prediction by using the two-phase flow analysis code, CUPID  

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Abstract KAERI has been developing a component-scale thermalhydraulics code, CUPID. The code adopts a three-dimensional, transient, three-field model for two-phase flow. In this study, we investigated the thermal hydraulic behavior of the moderator inside the Calandria tank of a CANDU reactor by using the CUPID code. At first, we have validated the CUPID code using the experiments that were performed at Stern Laboratories Inc. To avoid the complexity to generate computational geometry around the Calandria tube bundles, a porous media approach was applied for that region and the flow resistance inside the porous media zone was modeled by an empirical correlation. An open media is applied to generate the outer fluid layer including the inlet nozzles. Computational grids near the inlet nozzles should be well-generated because the flow field is very sensitive to the momentum flux from the nozzle. Since the axial flow can be assumed to be invariant for this experiment, a two-dimensional approach was adopted. The mixed flow pattern of forced and natural convection inside the Calandria vessel has been successfully predicted by the CUPID code. The analysis has been further extended to two-phase flow conditions and, then, a map of the local maximum moderator temperature in the Calandria vessel versus the injection flow rate was derived, which can be used to predict the local subcooled margin in the vessel.

Jae Ryong Lee; Sang Gi Park; Han Young Yoon; Hyoung Tae Kim; Jae Jun Jeong

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Hanford Site Regional Population - 2010 Census  

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The U.S. Department of Energy conducts radiological operations in south-central Washington State. Population dose estimates must be performed to provide a measure of the impact from site radiological releases. Results of the U.S. 2010 Census were used to determine counts and distributions for the residential population located within 50-miles of several operating areas of the Hanford Site. Year 2010 was the first census year that a 50-mile population of a Hanford Site operational area exceeded the half-million mark.

Hamilton, Erin L.; Snyder, Sandra F.

2011-08-12T23:59:59.000Z

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Theory of carbon nanotube growth  

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The kinetics of carbon nanotube growth under arc discharge conditions were investigated over different length and time scales using complementary numerical techniques. Relaxation by ab initio molecular dynamics (Car-Parrinello method) shows that large electric fields present at the tube tips are not the critical factor responsible for the open-ended growth observed experimentally. Classical molecular-dynamics simulations using realistic many-body carbon-carbon potentials show that wide tubes that are initially open can continue to grow straight and maintain an all-hexagonal structure. However, tubes narrower than a critical diameter, estimated to be about ?3 nm, readily nucleate curved, pentagonal structures that lead to tube closure with further addition of atoms. Very narrow tubes can be grown, however, if a small metal particle prevents tube closure. This effect was simulated explicitly by kinetic Monte Carlo methods. Monte Carlo simulations were also used to study nanotube growth over longer time scales. The resulting structures are in agreement with the above growth scenario, and provide an estimate for the lowest tube tip temperature necessary for the growth of nanotubes.

A. Maiti; C. J. Brabec; C. Roland; J. Bernholc

1995-11-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Economic Growth and Development Economics 777  

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Economic Growth and Development Economics 777 July 18, 2008 Fall Semester 2008 Professor J. H. Mc of economic growth and development. We will analyze several different growth models and look at some recent empirical research. Text The text for this course is: Economic Growth (2nd Edition) by Robert J. Barro

Almor, Amit

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Estimating population size by genotyping faeces  

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...CA 91360, USA Population size is a fundamental biological parameter that is di cult...In Ecological census techniques, a handbook (ed. W. J. Sutherland), pp. 11...In Ecological census techniques, a handbook (ed. W. J. Sutherland), pp. 1...

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Fact #661: February 7, 2011 Population Density  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

The density of the population in the U.S., measured as the number of people per square mile, affects the way goods and people are transported. The newly released 2010 Census data show that, on a...

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Independent optical excitation of distinct neural populations  

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Optogenetic tools enable examination of how specific cell types contribute to brain circuit functions. A long-standing question is whether it is possible to independently activate two distinct neural populations in mammalian ...

Klapoetke, Nathan Cao

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Ocean currents help explain population genetic structure  

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...original work is properly cited. Ocean currents help explain population genetic...larval dispersal estimates based on ocean current observations, we demonstrate...Data-assimilated models of ocean currents for the study region were produced...

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Metabolic Gene Polymorphism Frequencies in Control Populations  

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...collaboration with the GSEC Project. 1 Vineis, P., Malats...2000. 9 Taioli E. International collaborative study...Malats N., Camus-Radon A. M., Nyberg F...populations. | Using the International Project on Genetic Susceptibility...

Seymour Garte; Laura Gaspari; Anna-Karin Alexandrie; Christine Ambrosone; Herman Autrup; Judith L. Autrup; Helena Baranova; Lise Bathum; Simone Benhamou; Paolo Boffetta; Christine Bouchardy; Katja Breskvar; Jurgen Brockmoller; Ingolf Cascorbi; Margie L. Clapper; Christiane Coutelle; Ann Daly; Marco DellOmo; Vita Dolzan; Carolyn M. Dresler; Anthony Fryer; Aage Haugen; David W. Hein; Allan Hildesheim; Ari Hirvonen; Ling-Ling Hsieh; Magnus Ingelman-Sundberg; Ivan Kalina; Daehee Kang; Masahiro Kihara; Chikako Kiyohara; Pierre Kremers; Philip Lazarus; Loc Le Marchand; Maria Celeste Lechner; Ester M. M. van Lieshout; Stephanie London; Johannes J. Manni; Christine M. Maugard; Shunji Morita; Valle Nazar-Stewart; Kazumasa Noda; Yoshio Oda; Fritz F. Parl; Roberta Pastorelli; Irene Persson; Wilbert H. M. Peters; Agneta Rannug; Timothy Rebbeck; Angela Risch; Liliane Roelandt; Marjorie Romkes; David Ryberg; Jan Salagovic; Bernadette Schoket; Janeric Seidegard; Peter G. Shields; Edith Sim; Daniel Sinnet; Richard C. Strange; Isabel Stcker; Haruhiko Sugimura; Jordi To-Figueras; Paolo Vineis; Mimi C. Yu; and Emanuela Taioli

2001-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The genetics of Drosophila subobscura populations  

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The natural population of Drosophila subobscura of Mt. Parnes has been followed for two successive years and the frequency of the gene arrangements determined. Some changes occured in the first year but do not ex...

Costas B. Krimbas

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United Nations Population Information Network | Open Energy Information  

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United Nations Population Information Network United Nations Population Information Network Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: United Nations Population Information Network Agency/Company /Organization: United Nations Focus Area: People and Policy Resource Type: Dataset Website: www.un.org/popin/ Cost: Free United Nations Population Information Network Screenshot References: United Nations Population Information Network[1] Logo: United Nations Population Information Network The Population Information Network (POPIN) strives to make international, regional and national population information, particularly information available from United Nations sources, easily available to the international community. "The Population Information Network (POPIN) was founded on 9 May 1979, by

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Population viability analysis of the Endangered shortnose sturgeon  

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This study used population viability analysis (PVA) to partition the influences of potential threats to the endangered shortnose sturgeon (Acipenser brevirostrum). A workshop brought together experts to help identify potential threats including groundwater withdrawal, poor water quality, saltwater intrusion, mercury effects, harvest as by-catch, and sedimentation of spawning habitat. During the course of the project, we eliminated some threats and added new ones. Groundwater withdrawal was dismissed after a study failed to identify connection with groundwater and the majority of pumping is from a confined aquifer. We also eliminated activities on Fort Stewart as influences on spawning habitat because any successful spawning must occur upstream of Fort Stewart. We added climate change to the list of threats based on our assessment of temperature effects and expectations of sea-level rise. Our study highlighted the role of populations in nearby rivers in providing metapopulation support, raising the concern that the population in the Ogeechee River acts as a demographic sink. As part of this study, we carried out a field sampling study to analyze effects of training activities on headwater streams. We developed a new methodology for sampling design as part of this effort and used a mixed-modeling approach to identify relationships between land cover-land use, including those associated with military training activity and water quality. We found that tank training was associated with higher suspended sediment and equipment training was associated with higher organic carbon) and water quality. We detected effects of training on suspended sediment and organic carbon. We also carried out a field sampling effort in the Canoochee and Ogeechee Rivers. In the Ogeechee River, we found that dissolved oxygen in 40% of measurements during summer were below 4 mg L-1. To evaluate mercury as a potential threat, we developed a mercury uptake model and analyzed mercury levels in amphipod prey and sturgeon eggs. These did not exceed EPA guidelines. Finally, we developed a PVA model that including linkages between shortnose sturgeon growth, reproduction, and survival and each remaining threat; All three had significant influences. Preliminary simulations suggest that elevated temperatures under future climate will extirpate this population and add support to the hypothesis that this species requires access to spawning habitat far upstream to persist.

Jager, Yetta [ORNL; Bevelhimer, Mark S [ORNL; Peterson, Douglas L. [University of Georgia, Athens, GA

2011-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Nonlinear structural crack growth monitoring  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A method and apparatus are provided for the detection, through nonlinear manipulation of data, of an indicator of imminent failure due to crack growth in structural elements. The method is a process of determining energy consumption due to crack growth and correlating the energy consumption with physical phenomena indicative of a failure event. The apparatus includes sensors for sensing physical data factors, processors or the like for computing a relationship between the physical data factors and phenomena indicative of the failure event, and apparatus for providing notification of the characteristics and extent of such phenomena.

Welch, Donald E. (Oak Ridge, TN); Hively, Lee M. (Philadelphia, TN); Holdaway, Ray F. (Clinton, TN)

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Growth-induced magnetic anisotropy and clustering in vapor-deposited Co-Pt alloy films A. L. Shapiro, P. W. Rooney, M. Q. Tran, and F. Hellman  

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. Shapiro, P. W. Rooney, M. Q. Tran, and F. Hellman Department of Physics, University of California to 800 °C. Films grown at moderate temperatures 200­400 °C exhibit remarkable growth-induced properties chemical order develops, such that below 800 °C, near the Co0.50Pt0.50 composition, CoxPt1 x exhibits Cu

Hellman, Frances

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Population Characteristics and Seasonal Movement Patterns of the Rattlesnake Hills Elk Herd - Status Report 2000  

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Population characteristics of the Rattlesnake Hills elk herd indicate reduced herd growth rates from the 1980s compared to the 1990s (McCorquodale 1988; Eberhardt 1996). However, the population continued to grow approximately 25% annually through the 1990s, reaching a high of 838 animals in summer 1999. Calf recruitment rates appear to be cyclic and are likely related to reduced calf survival during the first weeks of life; however, late-term abortions may also have occurred. The cause(s) could be predator-related and/or a function of shifts in nutritional condition (age-class distributions, assuming older-age cows are less likely to recruit calves, major climate shifts) or changes in the human-related disturbances during gestation, and/or calf rearing periods. In fall 1999 and spring 2000, the population was reduced from 838 individuals to 660 individuals. The primary controlling factors were modified hunting seasons on private and state lands and the large-scale roundup conducted in spring 2000. Continued removal of animals (particularly females) within the population will be pivotal to maintain the population at a level that minimizes land damage complaints, animal-vehicle collisions, use of central Hanford areas, and deterioration of natural resources.

Tiller, B.L.; Zufelt, R.K.; Turner, S.; Cadwell, L.L.; Bender, L.; Turner, G.K.

2000-10-10T23:59:59.000Z

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Poverty and income growth: measuring pro-poor growth in the case of Romania  

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The paper attempts to examine the extent to which income growth was beneficial to poverty reduction in Romania between the years 2000 and 2007. We build income growth incidence curves, both in absolute and relative terms, on the basis of mean individual ... Keywords: economic growth, growth incidence curve, income, inequality, poverty, pro-poor growth

Eva Militaru; Cristina Stroe

2010-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Global analysis of population structure, spatial and temporal dynamics of genetic diversity, and evolutionary lineages of Iris yellow spot virus (Tospovirus: Bunyaviridae)  

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Abstract Thrips-transmitted Iris yellow spot virus is an economically important viral pathogen of Allium crops worldwide. A global analysis of known IYSV nucleocapsid gene (N gene) sequences was carried out to determine the comparative population structure, spatial and temporal dynamics with reference to its genetic diversity and evolution. A total of 98 complete N gene sequences (including 8 sequences reported in this study) available in GenBank and reported from 23 countries were characterized by in-silico RFLP analysis. Based on RFLP, 94% of the isolates could be grouped into NL or BR types while the rest belonged to neither group. The relative proportion of NL and BR types was 46% and 48%, respectively. A temporal shift in the IYSV genotypes with a greater incremental incidence of IYSVBR was found over IYSVNL before 2005 compared to after 2005. The virus population had at least one evolutionarily significant recombination event, involving IYSVBR and IYSVNL. Codon substitution studies did not identify any significant differences among the genotypes of IYSV. However, N gene codons were minimally positively selected, moderately negatively selected denoting the action of purifying selection, thus rejecting the theory of neutral mutation in IYSV population. However, one codon position (139) was found to be positively selected in all the genotypes. Population selection statistics in the IYSVBR, IYSVNL genotypes and in the population as a whole also revealed the action of purifying selection or population expansion, whereas \\{IYSVother\\} displayed a decrease in population size. Genetic differentiation studies showed inherent differentiation and infrequent gene flow between IYSVBR and IYSVNL genotypes corroborating the geographical confinement of these genotypes. Taken together the study suggests that the observed diversity in IYSV population and temporal shift in IYSVBR genotype is attributable to genetic recombination, abundance of purifying selection, insignificant positive selection and population expansion. Restricted gene flow between the two major IYSV genotypes further emphasizes the role of genetic drift in modeling the population architecture, evolutionary lineage and epidemiology of IYSV.

Romana Iftikhar; Shunmugiah V. Ramesh; Sudeep Bag; Muhammad Ashfaq; Hanu R. Pappu

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

239

Blue-Green Algae: Growth  

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... IT is well known that many species of algae fail to thrive in simple inorganic media and may be cultured with greater ease in ... organic materials such as soil extract1 2. These observations have promoted the suggestion that such algae may have requirements for growth factors, especially since many species are now known to ...

J. S. BUNT

1961-12-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Graphene Growth and Device Integration  

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screens, photonic applications, energy generation, and batteries [3], [12], [13]. The first graphene filmsINVITED P A P E R Graphene Growth and Device Integration This paper describes one of the emerging methods for growing grapheneVthe chemical vapor deposition methodVwhich is based on a catalytic reaction

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Public Capital, Growth and Welfare  

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and sanitation--increase in enrolment rates (especially for girls, rural areas). 2. Electricity reason: improved access benefits the poor more than proportionally; if inequality is bad for growth (e be internalized. #12;18 Policy Implications #12; 1. Investment spending is a poor proxy for the accumulation

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Memantine add-on in moderate to severe obsessive-compulsive disorder: Randomized double-blind placebo-controlled study  

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There is a growing body of evidence for the efficacy of memantine augmentation in patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). However, to date, no double-blind study has addressed this issue. The objective of the present randomized double-blind placebo-controlled study was to evaluate efficacy and tolerability of memantine add-on treatment in patients with moderate to severe OCD. Forty-two patients with the diagnosis of OCD based on DSM-IV-TR who had a Yale-Brown Obsessive Compulsive Scale (Y-BOCS) score of ?21 were randomly assigned to memantine (10mg/day for the first week, and 20mg/day for the rest of the trial) or placebo in addition to fluvoxamine for eight weeks. Patients wereassessed using Y-BOCS every two weeks. Thirty-eight patients completed the study. Repeated measure ANOVA showed significant effect for timeנtreatment interaction in total scale [F (2.096, 75.470)=5.280, P=0.006] and obsession [F (2.340, 94.547)=5.716, P=0.002] and near significant effect for compulsion subscales [F (2.005, 79.179)=2.841, P=0.065]. By week eight, all patients in the memantine group and six (32%) patients in the placebo group [P value of Fisher's exact test memantine group compared with six (32%) patients in the placebo group achieved remission (?2(1)=13.328, Pmemantine add-on to fluvoxamine significantly improved short-term outcomes in patients with moderate to severe OCD.

Ali Ghaleiha; Neda Entezari; Amirhossein Modabbernia; Babak Najand; Neda Askari; Mina Tabrizi; Mandana Ashrafi; Reza Hajiaghaee; Shahin Akhondzadeh

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Moderate extracellular acidification inhibits capsaicin-induced cell death through regulating calcium mobilization, NF-{kappa}B translocation and ROS production in synoviocytes  

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Highlights: Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer Moderate extracellular acidification regulates intracellular Ca{sup 2+} mobilization. Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer Moderate acidification activates NF-{kappa}B nuclear translocation in synoviocytes. Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer Moderate acidification depresses the ROS production induced by capsaicin. Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer Moderate acidification inhibits capsaicin-caused synoviocyte death. -- Abstract: We previously show the expression of transient receptor potential vanilloid 1 (TRPV1) in primary synoviocytes from collagen-induced arthritis (CIA) rats. Capsaicin and lowered extracellular pH from 7.4 to 5.5 induce cell death through TRPV1-mediated Ca{sup 2+} entry and reactive oxygen species (ROS) production. However, under the pathological condition in rheumatoid arthritis, the synovial fluid is acidified to a moderate level (about pH 6.8). In the present study, we examined the effects of pH 6.8 on the TRPV1-mediated cell death. Our finding is different or even opposite from what was observed at pH 5.5. We found that the moderate extracellular acidification (from pH 7.4 to 6.8) inhibited the capsaicin-induced Ca{sup 2+} entry through attenuating the activity of TRPV1. In the mean time, it triggered a phospholipse C (PLC)-related Ca{sup 2+} release from intracellular stores. The nuclear translocation of NF-{kappa}B was found at pH 6.8, and this also depends on PLC activation. Moreover, the capsaicin-evoked massive ROS production and cell death were depressed at pH 6.8, both of which are dependent on the activation of PLC and NF-{kappa}B. Taken together, these results suggested that the moderate extracellular acidification inhibited the capsaicin-induced synoviocyte death through regulating Ca{sup 2+} mobilization, activating NF-{kappa}B nuclear translocation and depressing ROS production.

Hu, Fen; Yang, Shuang; Zhao, Dan; Zhu, Shuyan; Wang, Yuxiang [Department of Biophysics, School of Physics and Key Laboratory of Bioactive Materials of Education Ministry, Nankai University, Tianjin 300071 (China)] [Department of Biophysics, School of Physics and Key Laboratory of Bioactive Materials of Education Ministry, Nankai University, Tianjin 300071 (China); Li, Junying, E-mail: jyli04@nankai.edu.cn [Department of Biophysics, School of Physics and Key Laboratory of Bioactive Materials of Education Ministry, Nankai University, Tianjin 300071 (China)] [Department of Biophysics, School of Physics and Key Laboratory of Bioactive Materials of Education Ministry, Nankai University, Tianjin 300071 (China)

2012-07-20T23:59:59.000Z

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Individual-based model of yellow perch and walleye populations in Oneida Lake  

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Predator-prey dynamics and density dependence are fundamental issues in ecology. The authors use a detailed, individual-based model of walleye and yellow perch to investigate the effects of alternative prey and compensatory responses on predator and prey population dynamics. The analyses focus on the numerical and developmental responses of the predator, rather than the traditional emphasis on functional responses. The extensive database for Oneida Lake, New York, USA was used to configure the model and ensure its realism. The model follows the daily growth, mortality, and spawning of individuals of each species through their lifetime. Three ecologically distinct periods in the history of Oneida Lake were simulated: baseline, high mayfly densities, and high forage fish densities. Mayflies and forage fish act as alternative prey for walleye. For model corroboration, the three periods were simulated sequentially as they occurred in Oneida Lake. Model predictions of abundances, size at age, and growth and survival rates compared favorably with Oneida Lake data. Three hypotheses suggested by the data were evaluated: alternative prey stabilizes yellow perch and walleye populations; alternative prey increases yellow perch and walleye recruitment; and density-dependent growth and survival compensate for changes in young-of-the-year mortality. Model simulations were performed under increased mayfly densities, increased forage fish densities, and increased egg mortality rates.

Rose, K.A. [Oak Ridge National Lab., TN (United States). Environmental Sciences Div.; Rutherford, E.S. [Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI (United States). Inst. for Fisheries Research; McDermot, D.S. [Univ. of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN (United States). Dept. of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology; Forney, J.L.; Mills, E.L. [Cornell Univ. Biological Station, Bridgeport, NY (United States)

1999-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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THE RESONANT TRANS-NEPTUNIAN POPULATIONS  

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The trans-Neptunian objects (TNOs) trapped in mean-motion resonances with Neptune were likely emplaced there during planet migration late in the giant-planet formation process. We perform detailed modeling of the resonant objects detected in the Canada-France Ecliptic Plane Survey (CFEPS) in order to provide population estimates and, for some resonances, constrain the complex internal orbital element distribution. Detection biases play a critical role because phase relationships with Neptune make object discovery more likely at certain longitudes. This paper discusses the 3:2, 5:2, 2:1, 3:1, 5:1, 4:3, 5:3, 7:3, 5:4, and 7:4 mean-motion resonances, all of which had CFEPS detections, along with our upper limit on 1:1 Neptune Trojans (which is consistent with their small population estimated elsewhere). For the plutinos (TNOs in the 3:2 resonance) we refine the orbital element distribution given by Kavelaars et al. in 2009 and show that steep H-magnitude distributions (N(H){proportional_to}10{sup {alpha}H}, with {alpha} = 0.8-0.9) are favored in the range H{sub g} = 8-9, and confirm that this resonance does not share the inclination distribution of the classical Kuiper Belt. We give the first population estimate for the 5:2 resonance and find that, to within the uncertainties, the population is equal to that of the 3:2 ({approx_equal}13,000 TNOs with H{sub g} < 9.16), whereas the 2:1 population is smaller by a factor of 3-4 compared to the other two resonances. We also measure significant populations inhabiting the 4:3, 5:3, 7:3, 5:4, 7:4, 3:1, and 5:1 resonances, with H{sub g} < 9.16 (D > 100 km) populations in the thousands. We compare our intrinsic population and orbital element distributions with several published models of resonant-TNO production; the most striking discrepancy is that resonances beyond the 2:1 are in reality more heavily populated than in published models.

Gladman, B.; Lawler, S. M.; Van Laerhoven, C. [Department of Physics and Astronomy, 6224 Agricultural Road, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z1 (Canada); Petit, J.-M.; Rousselot, P. [Institut UTINAM, CNRS-UMR 6213, Observatoire de Besancon, BP 1615, 25010 Besancon Cedex (France); Kavelaars, J. [Herzberg Institute of Astrophysics, National Research Council of Canada, Victoria, BC V9E 2E7 (Canada); Jones, R. L. [Department of Astronomy, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 (United States); Parker, J. Wm.; Bieryla, A. [Southwest Research Institute, 1050 Walnut Street, Suite 300, Boulder, CO 80302 (United States); Nicholson, P. [Department of Astronomy, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853 (United States); Ashby, M. L. N. [Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, 60 Garden Street, Cambridge, MA 02138 (United States)

2012-07-15T23:59:59.000Z

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An analysis of numerical trends in African elephant populations.  

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?? The elephant debate deals largely with population size, how elephant numbers change over time, how they may affect vegetation, and how their populations should (more)

Junker, Jessica

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A multi-population genetic algorithm for a constrained two ...  

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tree search algorithm for solving the d-dimensional knapsack problem. ...... PH A population heuristic, proposed by Beasley (2004), where a population of.

2008-12-10T23:59:59.000Z

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Population balance for CFBFGD systems  

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Abstract Population balance is the basis of stable and effective operation of circulating fluidized bed flue gas desulfurization systems (CFBFGD systems). The population balance model parameters were calibrated by comparing the calculated results for a CFBFGD system with experimental data from a bench-scale CFBFGD system. The relative error was less than 5.1%. The influences of the model parameters, reactor structures, operating conditions, and adhesive carrier particles on the population balance of the CFBFGD system were then analyzed using the calibrated population balance model. The results indicated that particle segregation and the superficial gas velocity strongly influenced the particle size distribution. The cyclone separation efficiency and the selected particle draining coefficient also impacted the particle size distribution and the bottom ash ratio. The calcium to sulfur ratio and the bed temperature mainly influenced the bottom ash ratio and the desulfurization efficiency of the system. The anti-abrasion characteristics of the rapidly hydrated sorbent influenced the particle size distribution, the bottom ash ratio, and the desulfurization efficiency of the system. The population balance in the CFBFGD system was more easily achieved when circulating ash from a CFB boiler was used as adhesive carrier particles instead of coal fly ash. This research provides guidance for stable, effective operation of CFBFGD systems to promote industrial applications of CFBFGD technology.

Changfu You; Yuan Li

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Population inversion in Landau-quantized graphene  

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Landau level lasers have the advantage of tunability of the laser frequency by means of the external magnetic field. The crucial prerequisite of such a laser is a population inversion between optically coupled Landau levels. Efficient carrier-carrier and carrier-phonon scattering generally suppresses this effect in conventional materials. Based on microscopic calculations, we predict for the first time the occurrence of a long-lived population inversion in Landau-quantized graphene and reveal the underlying many-particle mechanisms. To guide the experimental demonstration, we present optimal conditions for the observation of a maximal population inversion in terms of experimentally accessible parameters, such as the strength of the magnetic field, pump fluence, temperature, and doping. We reveal that in addition to the tunability of the Landau-level laser frequency, also the polarization of the emitted light can be tuned via gate voltage controlling the doping of the sample.

Wendler, Florian

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Strategy and Leadership in Growth Companies  

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High growth medium-size companies are important because they make a disproportionate contribution to economic growth, they are responsible for the creation of new employment, and they play a major role in the ...

B. Taylor; D. Hahn

1990-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Effects of a non-native biocontrol weevil, Larinus planus, and other emerging threats on populations of the federally threatened Pitchers thistle, Cirsium pitcheri  

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Larinus planus Frabicius (Curculionidae), is a seed-eating weevil that was inadvertently introduced into the US and was subsequently distributed in the US and Canada for the control of noxious thistle species of rangelands. It has been detected recently in the federally threatened Pitchers thistle (Cirsium pitcheri). We assayed weevil damage in a natural population of Pitchers thistle at Whitefish Dunes State Park, Door County, WI and quantified the impact on fecundity. We then estimated the impact of this introduced weevil and other emerging threats on two natural, uninvaded populations of Pitchers thistle for which we have long-term demographic data for 16yr (Wilderness State Park, Emmet County, MI) and 23yr (Miller High Dunes, Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, Porter County, IN). We used transition matrices to determine growth rates and project the potential effects of weevil damage, inbreeding, goldfinch predation, and vegetative succession on Pitchers thistle population viability. Based on our models, weevil seed predation reduced population growth rate by 1012%, but this reduction was enough to reduce time to extinction from 24yr to 13yr and 8yr to 5yr in the MI and IN population, respectively. This impact is particularly severe, given most populations of Pitchers thistle throughout its range hover near or below replacement. This is the first report of unanticipated ecological impacts from a biocontrol agent on natural populations of Cirsium pitcheri.

Kayri Havens; Claudia L. Jolls; Julie E. Marik; Pati Vitt; A. Kathryn McEachern; Darcy Kind

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Method for crystal growth control  

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The growth of a crystalline body of a selected material is controlled so that the body has a selected cross-sectional shape. The apparatus is of the type which includes the structure normally employed in known capillary die devices as well as means for observing at least the portion of the surfaces of the growing crystalline body and the meniscus (of melt material from which the body is being pulled) including the solid/liquid/vapor junction in a direction substantially perpendicular to the meniscus surface formed at the junction when the growth of the crystalline body is under steady state conditions. The cross-sectional size of the growing crystalline body can be controlled by determining which points exhibit a sharp change in the amount of reflected radiation of a preselected wavelength and controlling the speed at which the body is being pulled or the temperature of the growth pool of melt so as to maintain those points exhibiting a sharp change at a preselected spatial position relative to a predetermined reference position. The improvement comprises reference object means positioned near the solid/liquid/vapor junction and capable of being observed by the means for observing so as to define said reference position so that the problems associated with convection current jitter are overcome.

Yates, Douglas A. (Burlington, MA); Hatch, Arthur E. (Waltham, MA); Goldsmith, Jeff M. (Medford, MA)

1981-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Original article Growth stresses in tension wood  

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Original article Growth stresses in tension wood: role of microfibrils and lignification T Okuyama the growth stress generation in the region of normal and tension woods. growth stress/ tension wood in normal and ten- sion wood. The compressive stress from the deposition of lignin controls the level

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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Measurements of the modified conversion ratio by gamma-ray spectrometry of fuel rods for water-moderated UO[sub 2] cores  

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The modified conversion ratio is defined as the ratio of [sup 238]U captures to total fission. Gamma-ray spectrometry of irradiated fuel rods has been introduced to measure this quantity in two types of water-moderated low-enriched UO[sub 2] cores: the standard core, called the 1.42S core, and a tight-lattice core, called the 0.56S core. The water moderator-to-fuel volume ratios V[sub m]/V[sub [line integral

Nakajima, Ken; Akai, Masanori; Suzaki, Takenori (Japan Atomic Energy Research Inst., Ibaraki (Japan). Dept. of Fuel Cycle Safety Research)

1994-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Publications on Population Peer-Reviewed Articles  

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- population nexus in the East African Horn: emerging degradation trends in rangeland and pastoral livelihood zones. Global Environmental Change 23 (6), 1525-1541. Davis J., López-Carr D. (2014) Migration) initiatives work? Evidence from WWF-sponsored projects in Africa and Asia.Proceedings of the International

Lopez-Carr, David

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The Population Status The American Alligator  

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Carolina by Thomas M. Murphy A Publication of the Savannah River Plant National Environmental Research Park'S SAVANNAH RIVER PLANT NATIONAL ENVIRONMENT RESEARCH PARK Copies may be obtained from Savannah River Ecology Laboratory #12;- The Population Status of the American Alligator on the Savannah River Plant, South Carolina

Georgia, University of

257

Populations of Galaxies Building a Galaxy  

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1 Populations of Galaxies · Building a Galaxy · Stellar Luminosity Functions, Mass · Starburst galaxies, Ultraluminous Infrared Galaxies (ULIRGS) #12;2 Question: How would you build a synthetic metals. · Fill in an H-R (or color-magnitude) diagram and let it evolve. · Make a synthetic spectrum

Crenshaw, Michael

258

Population synthesis of wide binary millisecond pulsars  

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......from our population synthesis code are in good agreement with those...s1, respectively. In model NS2, the maximum amount of mass...using a rapid binary evolution code based on the analytical approximation...adopted in our binary evolution code. We assume mass transfer to......

B. Willems; U. Kolb

2002-12-11T23:59:59.000Z

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PROSPECTIVE POPULATION OF THE UNITED STATES  

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...States are vast, while the forests are renewable and the farms susceptible of large increase...Saxony (778) and half that of (settled) Egypt (931). The 200, -000,000 for the...Saxony and oinly about one third that of Egypt. The rate of increase in population to...

W J MCGEE

1911-10-06T23:59:59.000Z

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Decline and Death of Bacterial Populations  

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... linked with their own synthesis, and the building of proteins and of nucleic acids is interrelated in such a way that each appears dependent on the other2. A multiplicity of ... at a lively rate in most living cells even when the balance of these two processes gives no net increase in substance4. Although linked for the purposes of growth, individual ...

CYRIL HINSHELWOOD

1951-04-28T23:59:59.000Z

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"Table 2. Real Gross Domestic Product Growth Trends, Projected...  

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Real Gross Domestic Product Growth Trends, Projected vs. Actual" "Projected Real GDP Growth Trend" " cumulative average percent growth in projected real GDP from first year shown...

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Genetic Diversity in Microcystis Populations of a French Storage Reservoir Assessed by Sequencing of the 16S-23S rRNA  

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Genetic Diversity in Microcystis Populations of a French Storage Reservoir Assessed by Sequencing stations with different depths and at two dif- ferent sampling times (winter and summer) in the French allows this microorganism to growth in a broad range of environmental conditions. These papers

Jacquet, Stéphan

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Expressive participation in Internet social movements: Testing the moderating effect of technology readiness and sex on student SNS use  

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Abstract An understanding of students use of social networking sites (SNS) for expressive participation in Internet Social Movements (ISMs) is absent in the literature on the social psychology of student social networking behavior. Using the Unified Theory of Acceptance and Use of Technology (UTAUT) as a theoretical framework and survey data collected from 214 students in Spain, we empirically test the UTAUT theory in this context. Our results confirm that effort expectancy, social influence, and performance expectancy significantly affect students intentions to use SNS for expressive participation in Internet social movements. We also test the moderating effect of students sex and Technology Readiness (TR) on these UTAUT relationships. Our results show that the intention to use SNS is strongly influenced by effort expectancy for female students and students with self-reported low-levels of technology readiness. For male students and students with self-reportinghigh-levels of technology readiness, the relationship is strongly influenced by social influence. The implications of our findings for theory and practice are discussed.

Juan D. Borrero; Shumaila Y. Yousafzai; Uzma Javed; Kelly L. Page

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Cogeneration of substitute natural gas and power from coal by moderate recycle of the chemical unconverted gas  

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Abstract The thermodynamic analysis and the coupling and optimization between chemical synthesis and power generation in a polygeneration system are presented. Unlike full conversion of syngas into chemicals in the traditional SNG (synthetic natural gas) production system, by moderate conversion the sharp increase in energy consumption for SNG synthesis can be avoided in the new system. Also, by recovering the chemical unconverted gas for combined cycle, electricity is cogenerated efficiently. Results show that the overall efficiency of the novel system can be as high as 59%65%. And compared to single production systems, the (energy saving ratio) ESRof the new system is over 11.0% and the energy consumption for SNG production can be decreased by around 12%. Sensitivity analysis shows that an optimized conversion ratio of SNG, (chemicals to power output ratio) CPOR, recycle ratio of the unconverted gas Ru, and pressure ratio of gas turbine can lead to the maximum of ESR. Abolishing the syngas composition adjustment and improving the inlet temperature of gas turbine both can help to enhance the system efficiency. Under low Ru, improving the H2/CO mole ratio in the syngas helps to improve system efficiency, while under high Ru, an optimized H2/CO can lead to the maximum of ESR.

Sheng Li; Hongguang Jin; Lin Gao

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Green Growth Planning | Open Energy Information  

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Planning Planning Jump to: navigation, search Name Green Growth Planning Agency/Company /Organization Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) Partner Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) Sector Climate Focus Area Renewable Energy, Economic Development Topics Finance, Low emission development planning, -LEDS, -NAMA, Market analysis, Technology characterizations Website http://www.gggi.org/project/ma Program Start 2011 Program End 2016 Country Cambodia, Ethiopia, Jordan, Peru, Thailand South-Eastern Asia, Eastern Africa, Western Asia, South America, South-Eastern Asia References Global Green Growth Institute[1] Cambodia Green Growth Planning[2] Overview "GGGI supports emerging and developing countries that seek to develop rigorous green growth economic development strategies. It does so by

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Residential Segregation,Spatial Mismatch and Economic Growth across US Metropolitan Area  

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Numerous studies have demonstrated the detrimental influence of residential segregation on poor inner-city residents. This study examines the impact of residential segregation on the welfare of populations in US metropolitan areas using economic growth as the indicator. Panel data of US metropolitan areas spanning 25 years, 1980 2005, are used to analyze the effect of segregation on economic growth. The results show that both racial and skill segregation have a negative impact on short and long-term economic growth, which have increased over time. Further, the negative impact of the variables associated with spatial mismatch is also revealed. The results clearly point to the need for mobility policies that favor non-White households and comprehensive strategies that promote economic opportunities in low-resource communities in the US.

Campbell, Dr Harrison [University of North Carolina, Charlotte] [University of North Carolina, Charlotte; Li, Huiping [ORNL] [ORNL

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Normal Growth of Range Cattle.  

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TEXAS AGRICULTURAL EXPERIMENT STATION A. B. CONNER, DIRECTOR College Station, Brazos County, Texas BULLETIN NO. 409 MARCH, 1930 DIVISION OF RANGE ANIMAL HUSBANDRY - Lr9RARv' *n+!nmt">3~roql f', 44+lpl,9-' . 16' , ,, ..!c?! cq!!f?~c nt... of these special problems, the Texas Station presents in this Bulletin a study of the growth in weight and in measurements which actually took place in the calves born during nine years at Substation No. 14, the Ranch Experiment Station. This study so far has...

Lush, Jay L. (Jay Laurence)

1930-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

268

Old growth and new forestry  

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Concerns for ecosystems have spurred a rethinking of forest management practices. This paper reviews the current resource management practices of the timber industry and of the Menominee Indians of Wisconsin who have been practicing sustained management through selective harvest since 1854. The paper begins with a discussion of the definitions of old growth, snags, coarse woody debris, and riparian zones and the Congressional excesses of the past which are at least partly to blame for the situation in the timber industry of the Pacific Northwest.

Meadows, D.G.

1994-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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EO 12898: Environmental Justice in Minority Populations and Low-Income Populations  

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WASHINGTON WASHINGTON February 11, 1994 MEMORANDUM FOR THE HEADS OF ALL DEPARTMENTS AND AGENCIES SUBJECT: Executive Order on Federal Actions to Address Environmental Justice in Minority Populations and Low- Income Populations Today I have issued an Executive Order on Federal Actions to Address Environmental Justice in Minority Populations and Low-Income Populations. That order is designed to focus Federal attention on the environmental and human health conditions in minority communities and low-income communities with the goal of achieving environmental justice. That order is also intended to promote nondiscrimination in Federal programs substantially affecting human health and the environment, and to provide minority communities and low-income communities access to public

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The direct and moderating influences of individual-level cultural values within web engagement: A multi-country analysis of a public information website  

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Abstract Research to date has not systematically examined the role and relative impact of individual-level cultural orientations. The literature offers no dominant approach as to the nature (direct, moderating or both) of individual-level cultural orientations. Thus, examination and comparison of the nature of the effects of individual-level cultural orientations are both timely and warranted. To address this research gap, a conceptual model exploring the relationship of individualism and uncertainty avoidance manifested as individual-level cultural orientations is developed. Specifically, the direct and moderating effects of the individual-level cultural orientations are assessed within a web engagement model linking perceived value of a website to two antecedents (trust and attitude toward the website). A web-based survey capturing views from 1845 consumers across seven European Union countries tested the models. The results show that individualistic orientation affects trust, but no clear moderating relationships are evident, thus questioning the moderating role of individual-level cultural orientations.

Edward Shiu; Gianfranco Walsh; Louise M. Hassan; Sara Parry

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

271

HEXOSHumidity Exchange Over the Sea A Program for Research on Water-Vapor and Droplet Fluxes from Sea of Air at Moderate to High Wind Speeds  

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HEXOS is an international program for the study of evaporation and spray-droplet flux from sea to air. The program includes measurements in the field at moderate-to-high wind speeds, wind-tunnel studies, instrument development, boundary-layer ...

Kristina B. Katsaros; Stuart D. Smith; Wiebe A. Oost

1987-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The relationships among consumers' ethical ideology, risk aversion and ethically-based distrust of online retailers and the moderating role of consumers' need for personal interaction  

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Consumer distrust is only recently beginning to be perceived as an important e-commerce issue and, unlike online trust, the nature and role of distrust is much less established. This study examines the influence of two important consumer characteristics ... Keywords: Ethical ideology, Ethically-based distrust, Moderating effects, Need for personal interaction with sales staff, Online retailing, Risk aversion

Isabel P. Riquelme; Sergio Romn

2014-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

273

Nonperturbative Coherent Population Trapping: An Analytic Model  

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Coherent population trapping is shown to occur in a driven symmetric double-well potential in the strong-field regime. The system parameters have been chosen to reproduce the 0-?3+ transition of the inversion mode of the ammonia molecule. For a molecule initially prepared in its lower doublet we find that, under certain circumstances, the 3+ level remains unpopulated, and this occurs in spite of the fact that the laser field is resonant with the 0-?3+ transition and intense enough so as to strongly mix the 0+ and 0- ground states. This counterintuitive result constitutes a coherent population trapping phenomenon of nonperturbative origin which cannot be accounted for with the usual models.

V. Delgado and J. M. Gomez Llorente

2002-01-23T23:59:59.000Z

274

Apparatus for monitoring crystal growth  

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A system and method are disclosed for monitoring the growth of a crystalline body from a liquid meniscus in a furnace. The system provides an improved human/machine interface so as to reduce operator stress, strain and fatigue while improving the conditions for observation and control of the growing process. The system comprises suitable optics for forming an image of the meniscus and body wherein the image is anamorphic so that the entire meniscus can be viewed with good resolution in both the width and height dimensions. The system also comprises a video display for displaying the anamorphic image. The video display includes means for enhancing the contrast between any two contrasting points in the image. The video display also comprises a signal averager for averaging the intensity of at least one preselected portions of the image. The value of the average intensity, can in turn be utilized to control the growth of the body. The system and method are also capable of observing and monitoring multiple processes.

Sachs, Emanual M. (Watertown, MA)

1981-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Method of monitoring crystal growth  

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A system and method are disclosed for monitoring the growth of a crystalline body from a liquid meniscus in a furnace. The system provides an improved human/machine interface so as to reduce operator stress, strain and fatigue while improving the conditions for observation and control of the growing process. The system comprises suitable optics for forming an image of the meniscus and body wherein the image is anamorphic so that the entire meniscus can be viewed with good resolution in both the width and height dimensions. The system also comprises a video display for displaying the anamorphic image. The video display includes means for enhancing the contrast between any two contrasting points in the image. The video display also comprises a signal averager for averaging the intensity of at least one preselected portions of the image. The value of the average intensity, can in turn be utilized to control the growth of the body. The system and method are also capable of observing and monitoring multiple processes.

Sachs, Emanual M. (Watertown, MA)

1982-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

276

Population dynamics of the Concho water snake  

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the upper Colorado and Concho river systems of central Texas. It is 1 of 2 subspecies, the other being the Brazos water snake (Nerodia harteri harteri) which occurs in the Brazos river system of north-central Texas, Together they comprise the only species..., reproductive potential, mortality, and movements. williams predicted that habitat degradation resulting from the creation of Spence Reservoir, 2 km above his study site, would be detrimental to the Concho water snake population. Since the impoundment...

Mueller, James Michael

1990-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #661: February 7, 2011 Population Density  

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1: February 7, 1: February 7, 2011 Population Density to someone by E-mail Share Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #661: February 7, 2011 Population Density on Facebook Tweet about Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #661: February 7, 2011 Population Density on Twitter Bookmark Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #661: February 7, 2011 Population Density on Google Bookmark Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #661: February 7, 2011 Population Density on Delicious Rank Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #661: February 7, 2011 Population Density on Digg Find More places to share Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #661: February 7, 2011 Population Density on AddThis.com... Fact #661: February 7, 2011 Population Density The density of the population in the U.S., measured as the number of people

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Expedited site characterization (ESC) using the M{sup 3} approach, M{sup 3} = massive, moderate, minimum  

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The main objective of this approach is to quickly and cost effectively identify and classify potential Areas of Concern (AOCS) as clean or contaminated, thus allowing potentially responsible parties (PRPS) to save limited resources by ceasing costly investigations and undertaking removal type actions expeditiously. The ESC M{sup 3} approach also overcomes the high degree of uncertainty typically associated with traditional site investigations resulting from a lack of comprehensive scoping. Thus, EPA Region 9 has agreed to accept and use, for risk assessment purposes, the data generated from the ESC M{sup 3} approach, providing the data quality is known and confirmation analyses are performed. The extraordinary benefit will be to eliminate any further action on those AOCs found to be clean using this approach. Finally this approach reduces the large number of non-detect samples that are customarily submitted for CLP-type (i.e., Contract Laboratory Program) analyses. The ESC M{sup 3} approach consists of the following three steps: (1) a massive sampling effort is first conducted at an AOC (e.g., 200 samples are collected using a grid approach); the samples are analyzed on a daily basis using real time onsite methods and field screening (FS)-type data are generated; (2) a moderate sampling effort is then conducted to provide onsite verification of the FS-type data; the samples are analyzed using onsite CLP-type methods and field quantitation (FQ)-type data are generated with an agreed upon level of QC; and finally, (3) a minimum sampling effort is conducted to provide verification of the FQ-type data; these confirmation samples are sent to an offsite laboratory for analysis, and CLP-type data are generated.

Tindall, S. [Bechtel Environmental Inc., San Francisco, CA (United States)

1995-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

279

Red Galaxy Growth and the Halo Occupation Distribution  

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We have traced the past 7 Gyr of red galaxy stellar mass growth within dark matter halos. We have determined the halo occupation distribution, which describes how galaxies reside within dark matter halos, using the observed luminosity function and clustering of 40,696 0.2red galaxies in Bootes. Half of 10^{11.9} Msun/h halos host a red central galaxy, and this fraction increases with increasing halo mass. We do not observe any evolution of the relationship between red galaxy stellar mass and host halo mass, although we expect both galaxy stellar masses and halo masses to evolve over cosmic time. We find that the stellar mass contained within the red population has doubled since z=1, with the stellar mass within red satellite galaxies tripling over this redshift range. In cluster mass halos most of the stellar mass resides within satellite galaxies and the intra-cluster light, with a minority of the stellar mass residing within central galaxies. The stellar masses of the most luminous red central galaxies are proportional to halo mass to the power of a third. We thus conclude that halo mergers do not always lead to rapid growth of central galaxies. While very massive halos often double in mass over the past 7 Gyr, the stellar masses of their central galaxies typically grow by only 30%.

Michael J. I. Brown; Zheng Zheng; Martin White; Arjun Dey; Buell T. Jannuzi; Andrew J. Benson; Kate Brand; Mark Brodwin; Darren J. Croton

2008-04-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Strategic Growth Initiative (Michigan) | Department of Energy  

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Strategic Growth Initiative (Michigan) Strategic Growth Initiative (Michigan) Strategic Growth Initiative (Michigan) < Back Eligibility Agricultural Savings Category Alternative Fuel Vehicles Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Buying & Making Electricity Home Weatherization Water Solar Wind Program Info State Michigan Program Type Grant Program Provider Michigan Farm Bureau A joint venture between Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) and the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC), the Strategic Growth Initiative Grant Program was designed to leverage business development and growth for the state's $91.4 billion food and agriculture industry. The grant program aims to remove barriers inhibiting growth in the state's food and agriculture industry, fostering economic opportunities for Michigan-based food processors, agribusiness and

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281

Jumping-Catalyst Dynamics in Nanowire Growth  

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Nanowire growth is generally considered a steady-state process, but oscillatory phenomena are known to often play a fundamental role. Here we identify a natural sequence of distinct growth modes, in two of which the catalyst droplet jumps periodically on and off a crystal facet. The oscillatory modes result from a mismatch between catalyst size and wire diameter; they enable growth of straight smooth-sided wires even when the droplet is too small to span the wire tip. Jumping-catalyst growth modes are seen both in computer simulations of vapor-liquid-solid growth, and in movies of Si nanowire growth obtained by insitu microscopy. Our simulations also provide new insight into nanowire kinking.

K.?W. Schwarz; J. Tersoff; S. Kodambaka; F.?M. Ross

2014-07-30T23:59:59.000Z

282

Phenomenological approach for describing environment dependent growths  

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Different classes of phenomenological universalities of environment dependent growths have been proposed. The logistic as well as environment dependent West-type allometry based biological growth can be explained in this proposed framework of phenomenological description. It is shown that logistic and environment dependent West-type growths are phenomenologically identical in nature. However there is a difference between them in terms of coefficients involved in the phenomenological descriptions. It is also established that environment independent and enviornment dependent biological growth processes lead to the same West-type biological growth equation. Involuted Gompertz function, used to describe biological growth processes undergoing atrophy or a demographic and economic system undergoing involution or regression, can be addressed in this proposed environment dependent description. In addition, some other phenomenological descriptions have been examined in this proposed framework and graphical representations of variation of different parameters involved in the description are executed.

Dibyendu Biswas; Swarup Poria

2014-12-22T23:59:59.000Z

283

Energy grades and economic growth  

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In 1709 William Darby invented the coking process that led to the use of coal in eighteenth century England. From an economic standpoint, one could say that this event more than any other ushered in the industrial revolution with its dependence on coal and steel produced with coal. However, from an engineering perspective, there is another cause of the industrial revolution that is more subtle-the physical makeup of the energy resources available to England. According to Simon Kuznets, an economic epoch, i.e., a period of time defined by rapid population increase for a given region, {open_quotes}is determined and shaped by the application and ramification of an {open_quote}epochal{close_quote} innovation{close_quotes}, in other words, new significant technologies.

Reynolds, D.B.

1994-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

284

Cancer growth: Predictions of a realistic model  

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Simulations of avascular cancer growth are performed using experimental values of the relevant parameters. This permits a realistic assessment of the influence of these parameters on cancer growth dynamics. In general, an early exponential growth phase is followed by a linear regime (as observed in recent experiments), while the thickness of the viable cell layer remains approximately constant. Contrary to some predictions, a transition to latency is not observed.

S. A. Menchn and C. A. Condat

2008-08-08T23:59:59.000Z

285

Human preproinsulin-like growth factor I  

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This patent describes a synthetic DNA sequence encoding a preproinsulin-like growth factor-I protein. It comprises: the sequence of amino acids.

Rotwein, P.S.; Krivi, G.G.

1990-10-16T23:59:59.000Z

286

Growth and structure of -lactalbumin nanotubes  

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Nanotubes are formed after partial hydrolysis of the milk protein -lactalbumin. This scattering study presents dimensions of the -lactalbumin nanotubes and a model of their growth.

Graveland-Bikker, J.F.

2006-03-12T23:59:59.000Z

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IN THIS ISSUE Excessive Cotton Growth . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2  

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AGRONOMY NOTES July, 2004 IN THIS ISSUE COTTON Excessive Cotton Growth . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Management Influence on Hardlock Cotton . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Wet Conditions and Nitrogen Applications on Cotton . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2

Watson, Craig A.

288

Reduced models of algae growth Heikki Haario,  

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Reduced models of algae growth Heikki Haario, Leonid Kalachev Marko Laine, Lappeenranta University of Technology, Lappeenranta, Finland University of Montana, Missoula, MT, USA Finnish Meteorological institute

Bardsley, John

289

Optimization Online - Robust Growth-Optimal Portfolios  

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May 24, 2014 ... Abstract: The growth-optimal portfolio is designed to have maximum ... the asset return distribution, which is not directly observable but must be...

Napat Rujeerapaiboon

2014-05-24T23:59:59.000Z

290

"Conflict Between Economic Growth and Environmental Protection...  

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9, 2012, 4:15pm Colloquia MBG Auditorium "Conflict Between Economic Growth and Environmental Protection", Dr. Bryan Czech, resident, Center for the Advancement of the Steady State...

291

Essays on Indias Economic Growth  

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initial euphoria about liberalisation, a revisionist viewand industrial policy liberalisation. Three, growth in thebuilt up under the pre-liberalisation policy regime), their

Singh, Nirvikar

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

292

Theoretical Ecology: Continued growth and success  

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EDITORIAL Theoretical Ecology: Continued growth and successof areas in theoretical ecology. Among the highlights areyear represent theoretical ecology from around the world: 20

Hastings, Alan

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

293

Green Growth and Transport | Open Energy Information  

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Transport Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: Green Growth and Transport AgencyCompany Organization: ITF ComplexityEase of Use: Not Available Website:...

294

The rise and fall of the Aldabran giant tortoise population  

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...to natural population regulatory mechanisms, exacerbated...to natural population regulatory mechanisms, exacerbated...the mid-1960s, when plans for development of Aldabra...following a strategic review of Britain's defence...the pound sterling, plans for military development...

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

295

VP 100: Growth in solar means growth in Ohio | Department of Energy  

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Growth in solar means growth in Ohio Growth in solar means growth in Ohio VP 100: Growth in solar means growth in Ohio October 6, 2010 - 10:57am Addthis DuPont is betting on major growth in the market for solar energy -- and therefore for its Tedlar film, a durable backing for silicon solar panels. | Photo Courtesy of DuPont DuPont is betting on major growth in the market for solar energy -- and therefore for its Tedlar film, a durable backing for silicon solar panels. | Photo Courtesy of DuPont Lorelei Laird Writer, Energy Empowers Market research company Solarbuzz reports that global demand for solar power soared by 54 percent in the second quarter of 2010. The research firm reports that in the United States, the annual number of total watts installed moved from 485 MW in all of 2009 to 2.3 GW as of June -- and

296

On the properties of massive Population III stars and metal-free stellar populations  

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We present realistic models for massive Population III stars and stellar populations based on non-LTE model atmospheres, recent stellar evolution tracks and up-to-date evolutionary synthesis models, to study their spectral properties, including their dependence on age, star formation history, and IMF. (..) The main results regarding integrated stellar populations are: * For young bursts and the case of a constant SFR, nebular continuous emission - neglected in previous studies - dominates the spectrum redward of Lyman-alpha (...). Therefore predicted emission line equivalent widths are considerably smaller than found in earlier studies, whereas the detection of the continuum is eased. Nebular line and continuous emission strongly affect the broad band photometric properties of Pop III objects. * Due to stellar evolution, the hardness of the ionising spectrum decreases rapidly, leading to the disappearance of the characteristic HeII 1640 recombination lines after ~ 3 Myr in instantaneous bursts. * The relative...

Schrer, D

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

297

How Ebola Impacts Genetics of Western Lowland Gorilla Populations  

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How Ebola Impacts Genetics of Western Lowland Gorilla Populations Pascaline J. Le Gouar1 for the genetic diversity of populations, which could enhance the species' extinction probability. The Ebola population. Although mortality rates are very high, the impacts of Ebola on genetic diversity of Western

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

298

Revisiting the Uniqueness of Simple Demographics in the US Population  

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Revisiting the Uniqueness of Simple Demographics in the US Population Philippe Golle Palo Alto% of the US population can be uniquely identified by gen- der, ZIP code and full date of birth. This short paper revisits the uniqueness of simple demographics in the US population based on the most recent

Golle, Philippe

299

Genetic Variability and Population Differentiation in Captive Baird's Tapirs  

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one of housing and displaying as diverse a collection of species as possible, to one of creating self and Ballou, 1986; Soule et al., 1986]. One obstacle to achieving a self-sustaining captive population- sustaining captive populations that may one day act as a source for restocking wild populations [Ralls

Ashley, Mary V.

300

Population stability, cooperation, and the invasibility of the human species  

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a mechanism for these outcomes by modifying a simple density-dependent population model to allow varying populations expanded out of Africa and spread rapidly across the majority of the earth's land surfacePopulation stability, cooperation, and the invasibility of the human species Marcus J. Hamiltona

Brown, James H.

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Ecological factors and human threats both drive wildfowl population declines  

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; human population density. Correspondence Peter R. Long, Department of Biology and Biochemistry, Africa and Asia. Second, we use phylogenetic comparative analyses to test whether population size, globalEcological factors and human threats both drive wildfowl population declines P. R. Long1 , T. Sz

302

Limiting Abnormal Mold Growth in Buildings  

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(a moderate-damp lakeside climate); and, Denver, Colorado (a dry, temperate climate) found the highest levels of trapped moisture in the walls of buildings in Chicago. The mean MC in Chicago was 19.37%. Denver was second, with an average... controlled study of buildings in Houston, Texas; Denver, Colorado; and Chicago, Illinois (Graham 1999). Five single-family properties in the Houston, Texas area and one home in the Plano, Texas area were inspected during the summer of 1997. A...

Graham, C. W.

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Understanding Regional Economic Growth in IndiaUnderstanding Regional Economic Growth in India Understanding Regional Economic  

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Understanding Regional Economic Growth in IndiaUnderstanding Regional Economic Growth in India Understanding Regional Economic Growth in India* Jeffrey D. Sachs Director The Earth Institute at Columbia_ramiah@yahoo.co.uk Asian Economic Papers 1:3 © 2002 The Earth Institute at Columbia University and the Massachusetts

304

A nuclear criticality safety assessment of the loss of moderation control in 2 1/2 and 10-ton cylinders containing enriched UF{sub 6}  

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Moderation control for maintaining nuclear criticality safety in 2 {1/2}-ton, 10-ton, and 14-ton cylinders containing enriched uranium hexafluoride (UF{sub 6}) has been used safely within the nuclear industry for over thirty years, and is dependent on cylinder integrity and containment. This assessment evaluates the loss of moderation control by the breaching of containment and entry of water into the cylinders. The first objective of this study was to estimate the required amounts of water entering these large UF{sub 6} cylinders to react with, and to moderate the uranium compounds sufficiently to cause criticality. Hypothetical accident situations were modeled as a uranyl fluoride (UO{sub 2}F{sub 2}) slab above a UF{sub 6} hemicylinder, and a UO{sub 2}F{sub 2} sphere centered within a UF{sub 6} hemicylinder. These situations were investigated by computational analyses utilizing the KENO V.a Monte Carlo Computer Code. The results were used to estimate both the masses of water required for criticality, and the limiting masses of water that could be considered safe. The second objective of the assessment was to calculate the time available for emergency control actions before a criticality would occur, i.e., a {open_quotes}safetime{close_quotes}, for various sources of water and different size openings in a breached cylinder. In the situations considered, except the case for a fire hose, the safetime appears adequate for emergency control actions. The assessment shows that current practices for handling moderation controlled cylinders of low enriched UF{sub 6}, along with the continuation of established personnel training programs, ensure nuclear criticality safety for routine and emergency operations.

Newvahner, R.L. [Martin Marietta Energy Systems, Inc., Piketon, OH (United States); Pryor, W.A. [PAI Corp., Oak Ridge, TN (United States)

1991-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

305

KINETIC ROUGHENING PHENOMENA, STOCHASTIC GROWTH, DIRECTED  

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KINETIC ROUGHENING PHENOMENA, STOCHASTIC GROWTH, DIRECTED POLYMERS AND ALL THAT Aspects 254 (1995) 215-414 Kinetic roughening phenomena, stochastic growth, directed polymers and all that for the nonlinear term 3.2. Dynamic RG analysis 3.3. A worthy detour: kinetic roughening with conservation law 3

Halpin-Healy, Tim

306

Social Capital and Growth Bryan R. Routledge ,  

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, labor mobility, and social capital. The key assumption is that technological innovation, which drivesSocial Capital and Growth Bryan R. Routledge , Joachim von Amsberg § March 2002 Revised July 2002 Abstract We define and characterize social capital in a simple growth model. We capture social capital

307

Growth of Betti Numbers Bryan Clair  

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Growth of Betti Numbers Bryan Clair _____________________________________________________________________________ Introduction Let X = fX= be a finite simplicial complex. We study the growth rate of the Betti numbers of X. It is easy to see that the sequence of Betti numbers {bq(Xi)} can grow at most linearly

Clair, Bryan

308

Annual Growth Bands in Hymenaea courbaril  

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One significant source of annual temperature and precipitation data arises from the regular annual secondary growth rings of trees. Several tropical tree species are observed to form regular growth bands that may or may not form annually. Such growth was observed in one stem disk of the tropical legume Hymenaea courbaril near the area of David, Panama. In comparison to annual reference {Delta}{sup 14}C values from wood and air, the {Delta}{sup 14}C values from the secondary growth rings formed by H. courbaril were determined to be annual in nature in this one stem disk specimen. During this study, H. courbaril was also observed to translocate recently produced photosynthate into older growth rings as sapwood is converted to heartwood. This process alters the overall {Delta}{sup 14}C values of these transitional growth rings as cellulose with a higher {Delta}{sup 14}C content is translocated into growth rings with a relatively lower {Delta}{sup 14}C content. Once the annual nature of these growth rings is established, further stable isotope analyses on H. courbaril material in other studies may help to complete gaps in the understanding of short and of long term global climate patterns.

Westbrook, J A; Guilderson, T P; Colinvaux, P A

2004-02-09T23:59:59.000Z

309

Bifurcation Analysis of Endogenous Growth Models  

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that the model could produce chaotic dynamics, but our analysis cannot confirm that conjecture. Further this thesis analyses the dynamics of a variant of Jones semi-endogenous growth model "Sources of US Economic growth in a World of Ideas" The American Economic...

Ghosh, Taniya

2013-05-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Assessing the moderating effect of gender differences and individualism-collectivism at individual-level on the adoption of mobile commerce technology: TAM3 perspective  

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Abstract This study investigates the adoption of mobile commerce in Jordan. Based on TAM3 theory, the study proposes a theoretical framework, and then examines its perceived usefulness and perceived ease of use to explain the individuals adoption intentions toward mobile commerce. This study also investigates the moderation role of gender difference and individualism-collectivism measured at individual-level on the adoption of mobile commerce. Data were collected from a 14 private Jordanian universities using a paper-based questionnaire. The analysis involves 425 valid data sets. The empirical findings conclude that perceived usefulness and perceived ease of use are important factors in explaining the individuals intention to adopt mobile commerce. The findings also demonstrate the impact of self-efficacy and perceptions of external control determinants on the perceptions of ease of use and the impact of image and output quality determinants on the perceptions of usefulness. The results reveal that the moderation role of individualism-collectivism at individual-level values on the adoption of mobile commerce is significant. But the gender does not have any moderation effect on the adoption process. This model explained 41% of the variance in intention to adopt mobile commerce. Implications and recommendations for research and practice are presented and discussed.

Khaled M.S. Faqih; Mohammed-Issa Riad Mousa Jaradat

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Green Growth Strategy Support | Open Energy Information  

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Support Support Jump to: navigation, search Name Green Growth Strategy Support Agency/Company /Organization Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) Partner Brazilian Finance Ministry, EMBRAPA, FGV, Danish Energy Agency Sector Energy, Land Topics Low emission development planning Resource Type Publications Website http://www.gggi.org/ Program Start 2010 Country Brazil, Indonesia, South Korea South America, South-Eastern Asia, Eastern Asia References Global Green Growth Institute[1] Contents 1 Overview 2 Brazil 3 Indonesia 4 References Overview The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) was founded on the belief that economic growth and environmental sustainability are not merely compatible objectives; their integration is essential for the future of humankind. GGGI is dedicated to pioneering and diffusing a new model of economic

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Career Growth | National Nuclear Security Administration  

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Growth | National Nuclear Security Administration Growth | 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 Career Growth Home > Federal Employment > Working at NNSA > Career Growth Career Growth Learning doesn't stop with a college or post-graduate degree. It is a key part of individual career development and is central to NNSA's efforts to

313

Emissivity Correcting Pyrometry of Semiconductor Growth  

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Emissivity Correcting Pyrometry of Semiconductor Growth Emissivity Correcting Pyrometry of Semiconductor Growth by W. G. Breiland, L. A. Bruskas, A. A. Allerman, and T. W. Hargett Motivation-Temperature is a critical factor in the growth of thin films by either chemical vapor deposition (CVD) or molecular beam epitaxy (MBE). It is particularly important in compound semiconductor growth because one is often challenged to grow materials with specific chemical compositions in order to maintain stringent lattice-matching conditions or to achieve specified bandgap values. Optical pyrometry can be used to measure surface temperatures, but the thin film growth causes significant changes in the emissivity of the surface, leading to severe errors in the pyrometer measurement. To avoid these errors, emissivity changes must be measured and

314

Digital electronic bone growth stimulator  

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The present invention relates to the electrical treatment of biological tissue. In particular, the present invention discloses a device that produces discrete electrical pulse trains for treating osteoporosis and accelerating bone growth. According to its major aspects and broadly stated, the present invention consists of an electrical circuit configuration capable of generating Bassett-type waveforms shown with alternative signals provide for the treatment of either fractured bones or osteoporosis. The signal generator comprises a quartz clock, an oscillator circuit, a binary divider chain, and a plurality of simple, digital logic gates. Signals are delivered efficiently, with little or no distortion, and uniformly distributed throughout the area of injury. Perferably, power is furnished by widely available and inexpensive radio batteries, needing replacement only once in several days. The present invention can be affixed to a medical cast without a great increase in either weight or bulk. Also, the disclosed stimulator can be used to treat osteoporosis or to strengthen a healing bone after the cast has been removed by attaching the device to the patient`s skin or clothing.

Kronberg, J.W.

1993-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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YONSEI EVOLUTIONARY POPULATION SYNTHESIS (YEPS) MODEL. I. SPECTROSCOPIC EVOLUTION OF SIMPLE STELLAR POPULATIONS  

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We present a series of papers on the 2012 version of the Yonsei Evolutionary Population Synthesis (YEPS) model, which was constructed based on over 20 years of research. This first paper delineates the spectroscopic aspect of integrated light from stellar populations older than 1 Gyr. The standard YEPS is based on the most up-to-date Yonsei-Yale stellar evolutionary tracks and BaSel 3.1 flux libraries, and provides absorption line indices of the Lick/IDS system and high-order Balmer lines for simple stellar populations as functions of stellar parameters, such as metallicity, age, and {alpha}-element mixture. Special care has been taken to incorporate a systematic contribution from horizontal-branch (HB) stars, which alters the temperature-sensitive Balmer lines significantly, resulting in up to a 5 Gyr difference in the age estimation of old, metal-poor stellar populations. We also find that HBs exert an appreciable effect not only on the Balmer lines but also on the metallicity-sensitive lines, including the magnesium index. This is critical in explaining the intriguing bimodality found in index distributions of globular clusters in massive galaxies and to accurately derive spectroscopic metallicities from various indices. A full set of the spectroscopic and photometric YEPS model data of the entire parameter space is currently downloadable at http://web.yonsei.ac.kr/cosmic/data/YEPS.htm.

Chung, Chul; Yoon, Suk-Jin; Lee, Sang-Yoon; Lee, Young-Wook, E-mail: ywlee2@yonsei.ac.kr [Department of Astronomy and Center for Galaxy Evolution Research, Yonsei University, Seoul 120-749 (Korea, Republic of)

2013-01-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Compensatory mechanisms in fish populations: Literature reviews: Volume 1, Critical evaluation of case histories of fish populations experiencing chronic exploitation or impact: Final report  

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This study includes case histories of certain fish species which are experiencing chronic perturbations and related literature pertaining to compensation processes. ''Compensation'' has been defined as the ability of fish to offset the population reduction caused by natural or man-induced stresses. Certain compensation methods are widely accepted, and include cannibalism, competition, disease, growth and predation, among others. These compensation methods are examined in relation to each fish species included in the study. Stock-recruit relationships and empirical observations of changes in growth and mortality have been the focus of much of the background on compensation. One of the conclusions drawn from this study is that a significant amount of recruitment variability exists and can be attributed to environmental (rather than compensatory) factors. The stock-recruitment problem appears to be the most significant scientific problem related to compensation in the types of fish included in this study. Results of the most recent studies of the American shad support this theory. Life histories, breeding biology and other pertinent data relating to each species included in the study will be found in the appendices.

Saila, S.B.; Chen, X.; Erzini, K.; Martin, B.

1987-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Journal of Theoretical Biology 227 (2004) 397401 Evolutionary stability for large populations  

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population ESS, as distinct from Maynard Smith's infinite population ESS and Schaffer's finite population ESS. Building on Schaffer's finite population model, we define the large population ESS as a strategy which. The large population ESS is not equivalent to the infinite population ESS: we give examples of games

Gordon, Geoffrey J.

318

On the properties of massive Population III stars and metal-free stellar populations  

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We present realistic models for massive Population III stars and stellar populations based on non-LTE model atmospheres, recent stellar evolution tracks and up-to-date evolutionary synthesis models, to study their spectral properties, including their dependence on age, star formation history, and IMF. (..) The main results regarding integrated stellar populations are: * For young bursts and the case of a constant SFR, nebular continuous emission - neglected in previous studies - dominates the spectrum redward of Lyman-alpha (...). Therefore predicted emission line equivalent widths are considerably smaller than found in earlier studies, whereas the detection of the continuum is eased. Nebular line and continuous emission strongly affect the broad band photometric properties of Pop III objects. * Due to stellar evolution, the hardness of the ionising spectrum decreases rapidly, leading to the disappearance of the characteristic HeII 1640 recombination lines after ~ 3 Myr in instantaneous bursts. * The relative efficiency of ionising photon energy to heavy element rest mass production, eta, of metal-poor and metal-free populations is increased by factors of ~ 4 to 18 with respect to solar metallicity and for ``standard'' IMFs. * The lowest values of eta ~ 1.6 - 2.2 % are obtained for IMFs exclusively populated with high mass stars (M_low >~ 50 Msun). If correct, the yields dominated by pair creation SNae then predict large overabundances of O/C and Si/C compared to solar abundance ratios. Detailed results are given in tabular form and as fit formulae for implementation in other calculations. (abridged abstract)

Daniel Schaerer

2001-10-31T23:59:59.000Z

319

Device for the reduction of population dose  

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Conventional dental radiographic procedures do not permit direct visualization of the radiation field or the central ray. As a result, it is necessary to use a beam diameter larger than the film in order to prevent an unnecessarily high number of cone cuts or other errors during visual alignment of the cone and film. The modification of a conventional dental x-ray cone which permits the central ray to be depicted by a beam of light is described. The use of the device significantly reduced the number of cone cuts, even when small beam diameters were used. Visualization of the central ray improved radiographic accuracy and has the potential to significantly reduce the over-all dose to the population by reducing the size of the field used for dental radiography.

Kihara, T.; Uchinoumi, K.; Akagi, F.; Antoku, S.

1982-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Impact of prescribed burning on Gulf Coast tick populations  

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included upland prairies consisting of lush and moderately tall little bluestem (~ski* h 1 ~i (Mt h . ] M h . ~f f. t. M bb bkbhbl kby(~sh(b(1t MhdRbp h btt t fth 1 h b; (Rh s ~)li L. ) h bft t fth d t1yd d t y; p ( (~oi y ~ii 1 L. ) habitat which...

Oldham, Thomas Walter

1983-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Compensatory mechanisms in fish populations: An EPRI research plan: Final report  

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This is a plan for Industry-sponsored research on compensation in fish populations impacted at steam-electric or hydro-power facilities. Compensation encompasses processes by which fishes self-regulate rates of reproduction and mortality as means of offsetting those impacts. EPRI's goal is the synthesis of a quantitative model sufficient to predict the direction and relative magnitude of fish population response to anticipated site specific impacts. Two parallel and interactive research efforts are proposed to meet this goal, a Key Species Program and a Fellowship Program. Both are empirical programs, the first emphasizing the generation of new data sets tailored to the needs of the modeling framework and the second testing and expanding the concepts on which the models are based. The Key Species Program is a series of studies of selected species chosen to represent the range of life history strategies encompassed by the modeling framework. The primary research activity is measurement of key life table parameters (reproduction, growth and mortality) across the geographic range of the test species and under circumstances in which the size or structure of the target populations can be manipulated. The Fellowship Program is a basic research effort to be conducted by senior graduate students working in the area of population dynamics. The Program relies on an oversight group of senior academic and industry scientists to set topical goals for research, oversee the selection and implementation of projects and assist with the consolidation and integration of outputs into the larger predictive framework provided by the Key Species studies.

Otto, R.G.

1987-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

322

Phenotypic and genotypic components of growth and reproduction in Typha latifolia: experimental studies in three contrasting marshes  

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The magnitude and causes of intraspecific variation in biomass production and allocation, and morphology for Typha latifolia L. from three marshes which can be distinguished by their successional maturity were investigated. The first stage of investigation was to determine the environmental characteristics of the three marshes and the characteristics of the T. latifolia populations. Second, in situ studies of /sup 14/C fixation and allocation were used to determine the phenotypic variation in biomass production and allocation. Third, populations were sampled for genotypic variation in biomass allocation patterns by comparing growth in controlled garden experiments. Fourth, the growth of different biotypes was compared by transplantation into natural stands of T. latifolia. And fifth, the intraspecific variations were considered in terms of their consequences for the persistence of T. latifolia in habitats over successional time.

Grace, J.B.

1980-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

323

Modeling population connectivity by ocean currents, a graph-theoretic approach for marine conservation  

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The dispersal of individuals among marine populations is of great importance to metapopulation dynamics, population persistence, and species expansion. Understanding this connectivity between distant populations ...

Eric A. Treml; Patrick N. Halpin; Dean L. Urban; Lincoln F. Pratson

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

324

Variation in, inheritance of, and correlations between a number of growth and form traits in three sycamore populations  

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planted only on the bottomland si te. The other 28 families were from the Coastal Plains of North Carolina and Georgia (group 2); and were planted on both sites. Four fertilizer treatments were applied: 0, 200, 400, and 600 pounds per acre (ppa... response to the bottomland site; family differences were not as pronounced on the bottomland site as they were on the ridge. Heritabilities for 2-year height from group 2 fami1ies (com- binedd over both sites) were: . 38 control, . 61 200 ppa, . 57 400...

Nebgen, Russell James

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

325

In a long-term experimental demography study, excluding ungulates reversed invader's explosive population growth rate and restored natives  

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...cause of exotic plant domination. To test this hypothesis...native to exotic plant domination in forests and rangelands...across the globe, the domination of native plant communities...not eaten or damaged set fruit; otherwise...from level to sloped, locating matched pairs along...

Susan Kalisz; Rachel B. Spigler; Carol C. Horvitz

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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3.0 GROWTH FACILITY SPACE REQUESTS Prospective users of the greenhouses or growth chambers are encouraged to  

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for greenhouse and growth chamber specifications, including space, lighting and fees. Greenhouse and Growth Chamber Space Inventory Greenhouse and Growth Chamber Lighting Inventory #12;Hourly Rate Service Charges3.0 GROWTH FACILITY SPACE REQUESTS Prospective users of the greenhouses or growth chambers

Pawlowski, Wojtek

327

Hypersonic Measurements of Roughness-Induced Transient Growth  

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The effects of surface roughness on boundary-layer disturbance growth and laminar-to-turbulent transition are not well understood, especially in hypersonic boundary layers. The transient growth mechanism that produces algebraic growth of stream wise...

Sharp, Nicole Susanne

2014-04-17T23:59:59.000Z

328

INVESTIGATION Yeast Growth Plasticity Is Regulated by  

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, Stanford University, Palo Alto, California 94304, BioMaPS Institute for Quantitative Biology, Rutgers to enhance or reduce the plasticity in a population. Several studies have identified roles of single genes

Sinha, Himanshu

329

Urban growth, climate change, and freshwater availability  

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...10010; and d Population Council and Economics Department, Stony Brook University...solution. For cities near the coast, desalination may be an option. Finally, cities...Westport, CT ). 27 NRC ( 2008 ) Desalination: A National Perspective ( National...

Robert I. McDonald; Pamela Green; Deborah Balk; Balazs M. Fekete; Carmen Revenga; Megan Todd; Mark Montgomery

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

330

Landscape Urbanization and Economic Growth in China: Positive Feedbacks and Sustainability Dilemmas  

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Our analysis shows that (1) larger cities, both in terms of population size and built-up area, and richer cities tend to gain more income, have larger built-up area expansion, and attract more population, than poorer cities or smaller cities; and (2) that there is a long-term bidirectional causality between urban built-up area expansion and GDP per capita at both city and provincial level, and a short-term bidirectional causality at provincial level, revealing a positive feedback between landscape urbanization and urban and regional economic growth in China. ... (55) This will inevitably increase demand for built-up areas for infrastructure, industry, and residential use. ... In addition to economic aspects, built-up area also reveals strong environmental linkages through concentration of materials,(61) and varying energy use and GHG emissions according to different urban density and transportation system. ...

Xuemei Bai; Jing Chen; Peijun Shi

2011-11-21T23:59:59.000Z

331

Crack propagation driven by crystal growth  

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Crystals that grow in confinement may exert a force on their surroundings and thereby drive crack propagation in rocks and other materials. We describe a model of crystal growth in an idealized crack geometry in which the crystal growth and crack propagation are coupled through the stress in the surrounding bulk solid. Subcritical crack propagation takes place during a transient period, which may be very long, during which the crack velocity is limited by the kinetics of crack propagation. When the crack is sufficiently large, the crack velocity becomes limited by the kinetics of crystal growth. The duration of the subcritical regime is determined by two non-dimensional parameters, which relate the kinetics of crack propagation and crystal growth to the supersaturation of the fluid and the elastic properties of the surrounding material.

A. Royne; Paul Meaking; A. Malthe-Sorenssen; B. Jamtveit; D. K. Dysthe

2011-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

332

Support Mechanism in Technopolis Toward Green Growth  

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The phrase Green Economy was first mentioned in Green Economy Blue Book...by the British economist Pierre published in 1989. Green Economy promotes economic growth, instead of blocking ... at harmonious devel...

Herbert Chen

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

333

Integrated Regulation of Growth and of Function  

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In vivo studies have shown that thyrotropin regulates thyroid growth and function. How TSH is able to exert these dramatic effects is not clear. The last decade has seen such refinements in cell culture system...

Margaret C. Eggo; Gerard N. Burrow

1989-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

334

Ultraslow growth rates of giant gypsum crystals  

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...gypsum crystals of Naica ore mines in Chihuahua, Mexico, a challenging subject in mineral...gypsum crystals of Naica ore mines in Chihuahua, Mexico, a challenging subject in...geological timescale. age anhydrite Chihuahua Mexico cooling crystal growth crystallization...

A. E. S. Van Driessche; J. M. Garca-Ruz; K. Tsukamoto; L. D. Patio-Lopez; H. Satoh

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

335

New Jersey Business Growth Fund (New Jersey)  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

Creditworthy small or mid-sized companies that are creating or retaining jobs in New Jersey can apply for financing through the New Jersey Business Growth Fund, a joint program of the EDA and PNC...

336

Geothermal Energy Growth Continues, Industry Survey Reports  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

A survey released by the Geothermal Energy Association (GEA) shows continued growth in the number of new geothermal power projects under development in the United States, a 20% increase since January of this year.

337

Illusory spirals and loops in crystal growth  

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...spirals and loops in crystal growth 10.1073/pnas.1311637110 Alexander G. Shtukenberg Zina Zhu Zhihua An Misha Bhandari Pengcheng Song Bart Kahr Michael D. Ward Molecular Design Institute and Department of Chemistry, New York University, New York...

Alexander G. Shtukenberg; Zina Zhu; Zhihua An; Misha Bhandari; Pengcheng Song; Bart Kahr; Michael D. Ward

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

338

Essays on Productivity Change, Growth, and Development  

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: To replicate an industrial revolution: from exogenous to endogenous growth In the last quarter of the second millennium many countries experienced, simultane- ously, an industrial revolution (an exponential increase

Sadeh, Norman M.

339

Ageing, Debt, and Growth Crises: Two Forerunners  

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High levels of public debt and frustratingly low growth in Japan and Italy have a common root: an ... chapter follows the reactions of ageing corporations, households, and governments to show that debt crises...

Martin Schulz

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

340

Subcritical crack growth in fibrous materials  

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We present experiments on the slow growth of a single crack in a fax paper sheet submitted to a constant force $F$. We find that statistically averaged crack growth curves can be described by only two parameters : the mean rupture time $\\tau$ and a characteristic growth length $\\zeta$. We propose a model based on a thermally activated rupture process that takes into account the microstructure of cellulose fibers. The model is able to reproduce the shape of the growth curve, the dependence of $\\zeta$ on $F$ as well as the effect of temperature on the rupture time $\\tau$. We find that the length scale at which rupture occurs in this model is consistently close to the diameter of cellulose microfibrils.

Santucci, Stphane; Deschanel, Stphanie; Vanel, Loic; Ciliberto, Sergio

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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341

The Stellar Population Histories of Local Early-Type Galaxies. I. Population Parameters  

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We present single stellar population (SSP) equivalent ages, metallicities, and abundance ratios for local elliptical galaxies derived from Hbeta, Mgb, and absorption line strengths. We use an extension of the Worthey (1994) stellar population models that incorporates non-solar line-strength "response functions" by Tripicco & Bell (1995), allowing us to correct the models for the enhancements of Mg and other alpha-like elements relative to the Fe-peak elements. SSP-equivalent ages of local ellipticals from Gonzalez (1993) are found to vary widely, 1.5 =+0.26 and =+0.20 (in an aperture of radius Re/8). The enhancement ratios are milder than previous estimates, owing to the application of non-solar abundance corrections to both Mgb and for the first time. Gradients in stellar populations within galaxies are found to be mild, with SSP-equivalent age decreasing by 25%, metallicity decreasing by =0.20 dex, and [E/Fe] remaining nearly constant out to an aperture of radius Re/2 for nearly all systems. Our ages have an overall zeropoint uncertainty of at least 25% due to uncertainties in the stellar evolution prescription, the oxygen abundance, the effect of non-solar abundances on the isochrones, and other unknowns. However, the relative age rankings of stellar populations should be largely unaffected by these errors. In particular, the large spread in ages appears to be real and cannot be explained by contamination of Hbeta by blue stragglers or hot horizontal branch stars, or by fill-in of Hbeta by emission. Correlations between these derived SSP-equivalent parameters and other galaxy observables will be discussed in future papers. (Abridged)

S. C. Trager; S. M. Faber; Guy Worthey; J. Jesus Gonzalez

2000-01-06T23:59:59.000Z

342

Numerical simulations of particle growth in a silicon-CVD fluidized bed reactor via a CFDPBM coupled model  

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Abstract A EulerianEulerian two-fluid model coupled with population balance equations was applied to simulate the evolution of silicon particle growth by chemical vapor deposition of silane pyrolysis in a three-dimensional slugging fluidized bed reactor using FLUENT. The simulation of the particle growth considering surface deposition, cluster scavenging, aggregation and wall deposition was carried out after the verification of flow and heat transfer characteristics based on the well-accepted correlations. The results showed that the scavenging effect was responsible for the particle growth, and the growth rate agreed well with the experimental data by Tejero-Ezpeleta et al. (2004) when the scavenging factor was set to 0.1 under the condition of 923K and atmospheric pressure. Moreover, the formation of light silicon hydrides by silane homogeneous pyrolysis in the dilute phase was also investigated in the form of CHMEKIN mechanism, which showed that disilane turned to be the main silicon hydride and the silane conversion was underestimated by 12.5%. Finally, the effects of operating conditions on the growth rate were studied in detail with the observation of defluidization phenomenon during the evolution of particle growth.

Si-Si Liu; Wen-De Xiao

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

343

ClimateWorks-Egypt-Low Carbon Growth Planning Support | Open...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

REDIRECT ClimateWorks Low Carbon Growth Planning Support Retrieved from "http:en.openei.orgwindex.php?titleClimateWorks-Egypt-LowCarbonGrowthPlanningSupport&oldid553606"...

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Direct Visualization of Initial SEI Morphology and Growth Kinetics...  

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Initial SEI Morphology and Growth Kinetics During Lithium Deposition by in situ Electrochemical Direct Visualization of Initial SEI Morphology and Growth Kinetics During Lithium...

345

Digital Transfer Growth of Patterned 2D Metal Chalcogenides by...  

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for Energy Digital Transfer Growth of Patterned 2D Metal Chalcogenides by Confined Nanoparticle Evaporation October 28, 2014 (a) Illustration of the digital transfer growth...

346

Global Green Growth Forum (3GF) | Open Energy Information  

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GF) Jump to: navigation, search Logo: Global Green Growth Forum (3GF) Name: Global Green Growth Forum (3GF) Address: Assiatisk Plads 2, 1448 Place: Copenhagen, Denmark References:...

347

New Partners for Smart Growth Conference | Department of Energy  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

New Partners for Smart Growth Conference is the nation's largest smart growth and sustainability conference. The three-day conference is themed, "Practical Tools and Innovative...

348

Public expenditures on education, human capital and growth in Canada: An OLG model analysis  

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Much of the current debate in ageing countries focuses on whether governments should increase investments in human capital. We address this issue by simulating the effects of additional education spending using an overlapping-generations model applied to Canada. In the context of population ageing, the results indicate that how the policy is funded has powerful impacts on the targeted outcomes. Higher education incentives may increase the rate of human capital accumulation and mitigate the negative effects of slowing labour force growth. However, the impact depends on the distortions implied by alternative tax instruments and the efficiency of public expenditures on education.

Nabil Annabi; Simon Harvey; Yu Lan

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

349

Exploring Exoplanet Populations with NASA's Kepler Mission  

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The Kepler Mission is exploring the diversity of planets and planetary systems. Its legacy will be a catalog of discoveries sufficient for computing planet occurrence rates as a function of size, orbital period, star-type, and insolation flux. The mission has made significant progress toward achieving that goal. Over 3,500 transiting exoplanets have been identified from the analysis of the first three years of data, 100 of which are in the habitable zone. The catalog has a high reliability rate (85-90% averaged over the period/radius plane) which is improving as follow-up observations continue. Dynamical (e.g. velocimetry and transit timing) and statistical methods have confirmed and characterized hundreds of planets over a large range of sizes and compositions for both single and multiple-star systems. Population studies suggest that planets abound in our galaxy and that small planets are particularly frequent. Here, I report on the progress Kepler has made measuring the prevalence of exoplanets orbiting wit...

Batalha, Natalie M

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

350

LAB 1: POPULATION Discussion:. This project compares three ...  

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Your first goal will be to graph the data in the table corresponding ... Data in MATLAB is stored in matrices. ... Graph the population predicted by formulas (1).

1910-00-12T23:59:59.000Z

351

Beyond Patient Health Escalating populations, expanding urban environments, poverty,  

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resistance, ozone depletion, asthma and heavy metal toxicity · The program also supports student and facultyBeyond Patient Health Escalating populations, expanding urban environments, poverty, pollution

Denham, Graham

352

STRUCTURE AND ENERGY FLOW OF A MUSSEL POPULATION ...  

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STRUCTURE AND ENERGY FLOW OF A MUSSEL POPULATION. IN A GEORGIA ... fore, be expected to influence the energy ...... same energy content. In spite...

353

Optimization Online - Varying the Population Size of Artificial ...  

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Mar 2, 2005 ... Varying the Population Size of Artificial Foraging Swarms on Time Varying ... Abstract: Swarm Intelligence (SI) is the property of a system...

Carlos Fernandes

2005-03-02T23:59:59.000Z

354

HTR-PROTEUS PEBBLE BED EXPERIMENTAL PROGRAM CORE 4: RANDOM PACKING WITH A 1:1 MODERATOR-TO-FUEL PEBBLE RATIO  

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In its deployment as a pebble bed reactor (PBR) critical facility from 1992 to 1996, the PROTEUS facility was designated as HTR-PROTEUS. This experimental program was performed as part of an International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Coordinated Research Project (CRP) on the Validation of Safety Related Physics Calculations for Low Enriched HTGRs. Within this project, critical experiments were conducted for graphite moderated LEU systems to determine core reactivity, flux and power profiles, reaction-rate ratios, the worth of control rods, both in-core and reflector based, the worth of burnable poisons, kinetic parameters, and the effects of moisture ingress on these parameters. One benchmark experiment was evaluated in this report: Core 4. Core 4 represents the only configuration with random pebble packing in the HTR-PROTEUS series of experiments, and has a moderator-to-fuel pebble ratio of 1:1. Three random configurations were performed. The initial configuration, Core 4.1, was rejected because the method for pebble loading, separate delivery tubes for the moderator and fuel pebbles, may not have been completely random; this core loading was rejected by the experimenters. Cores 4.2 and 4.3 were loaded using a single delivery tube, eliminating the possibility for systematic ordering effects. The second and third cores differed slightly in the quantity of pebbles loaded (40 each of moderator and fuel pebbles), stacked height of the pebbles in the core cavity (0.02 m), withdrawn distance of the stainless steel control rods (20 mm), and withdrawn distance of the autorod (30 mm). The 34 coolant channels in the upper axial reflector and the 33 coolant channels in the lower axial reflector were open. Additionally, the axial graphite fillers used in all other HTR-PROTEUS configurations to create a 12-sided core cavity were not used in the randomly packed cores. Instead, graphite fillers were placed on the cavity floor, creating a funnel-like base, to discourage ordering effects during pebble loading. Core 4 was determined to be acceptable benchmark experiment.

John D. Bess; Leland M. Montierth

2014-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The influence of coyotes on an urban Canada goose population in the Chicago metropolitan area  

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Canada geese (Branta canadensis) have become common in many urban areas, often creating nuisance problems for human residents. The presence of urban geese has raised concerns about the spread of disease, increased erosion, excessive noise, eutrophication of waterways, and general nuisance problems. Goose populations have grown due to an increase in urbanization resulting in an abundance of high quality food (urban grass) and suitable nesting sites, as well as a decrease in some predators. I monitored nest predation in the Chicago suburbs during the 2004 and 2005 nesting seasons using 3 nest monitoring techniques to identify predators: video cameras, plasticine eggs, and sign from nest using a classification tree analysis. Of 58 nests monitored in 2004 and 286 in 2005, only raccoons (Procyon lotor) and coyotes (Canis latrans) were identified as nest predators. Raccoons were responsible for 22-25% of depredated nests, but were rarely capable of depredating nests that were actively defended by a goose. Coyotes were responsible for 75-78% of all Canada goose nest depredation and were documented killing one adult goose and feeding on several others. The coyote is a top-level predator that had increased in many metropolitan areas in recent years. To determine if coyotes were actively hunting geese or eggs during the nesting season, I analyzed coyote habitat selection between nesting and pre-nesting or post-nesting seasons. Coyote home ranges (95% Minimum Convex Polygon) were calculated for 19 coyotes to examine third order habitat selection related to goose nest abundance. A 100 m buffer (buffer habitat) was created and centered on each waterway edge and contained 90% of all nests. Coyotes showed selection for habitats during all seasons. Buffer habitat was the top ranked habitat in both pre-nesting and nesting seasons, but dropped to third ranked in post-nesting season. Habitat selection across seasons was compared using a repeated measures MANOVA. Habitat selection between pre-nesting and nesting seasons (P=0.72) were similar, while between post-nesting and nesting seasons there was a nearly significant difference (P=0.07). The insignificant change in habitat use across seasons suggests that coyotes did not switch habitat use to take advantage of goose nests. Alternatively, the change in ranking of buffer habitat across seasons suggests that coyotes may have switched habitat use to take advantage of goose nests. The results are not clear as large individual variation between coyotes due to differences in habitat availability, and social status interfere with the results of the analysis. Even though I failed to find strong support for coyotes actively hunting goose nests, they nevertheless were the primary nest predator in the area and may influence Canada goose populations. To determine the potential influence of coyotes on the Canada goose population, I created a Canada goose matrix population model that included variables such as coyote predation on adults and nests as well as coyote influence on nest desertion. Using the base population model I calculated the Canada goose population to be increasing with {lambda} = 1.055. The removal of all coyote influence on the goose population would allow {lambda} to increase to 1.214. Nest predation was the most important factor related to coyotes: the removal of coyote nest predation from the model resulted in a population growth rate {lambda} = 1.157. Modeling results suggest coyotes are serving as a limiting factor for the Canada goose population within the Chicago metropolitan area.

Brown, Justin L.; /Ohio State U.

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

356

Apparatus for silicon web growth of higher output and improved growth stability  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

This disclosure describes an apparatus to improve the web growth attainable from prior web growth configurations. This apparatus modifies the heat loss at the growth interface in a manner that minimizes thickness variations across the web, especially regions of the web adjacent to the two bounding dendrites. In the unmodified configuration, thinned regions of web, adjacent to the dendrites, were found to be the origin of crystal degradation which ultimately led to termination of the web growth. According to the present invention, thinning adjacent to the dendrites is reduced and the incidence of crystal degradation is similarly reduced.

Duncan, Charles S. (Penn Hills, PA); Piotrowski, Paul A. (Monroeville, PA)

1989-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

357

Molecular signature and in vivo behavior of bone marrow endosteal and subendosteal stromal cell populations and their relevance to hematopoiesis  

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In the bone marrow cavity, hematopoietic stem cells (HSC) have been shown to reside in the endosteal and subendosteal perivascular niches, which play specific roles on HSC maintenance. Although cells with long-term ability to reconstitute full hematopoietic system can be isolated from both niches, several data support a heterogenous distribution regarding the cycling behavior of HSC. Whether this distinct behavior depends upon the role played by the stromal populations which distinctly create these two niches is a question that remains open. In the present report, we used our previously described in vivo assay to demonstrate that endosteal and subendosteal stromal populations are very distinct regarding skeletal lineage differentiation potential. This was further supported by a microarray-based analysis, which also demonstrated that these two stromal populations play distinct, albeit complementary, roles in HSC niche. Both stromal populations were preferentially isolated from the trabecular region and behave distinctly in vitro, as previously reported. Even though these two niches are organized in a very close range, in vivo assays and molecular analyses allowed us to identify endosteal stroma (F-OST) cells as fully committed osteoblasts and subendosteal stroma (F-RET) cells as uncommitted mesenchymal cells mainly represented by perivascular reticular cells expressing high levels of chemokine ligand, CXCL12. Interestingly, a number of cytokines and growth factors including interleukin-6 (IL-6), IL-7, IL-15, Hepatocyte growth factor (HGF) and stem cell factor (SCF) matrix metalloproteases (MMPs) were also found to be differentially expressed by F-OST and F-RET cells. Further microarray analyses indicated important mechanisms used by the two stromal compartments in order to create and coordinate the 'quiescent' and 'proliferative' niches in which hematopoietic stem cells and progenitors reside.

Balduino, Alex, E-mail: balduino@uva.edu.br [School of Dentistry, Veiga de Almeida University, Rio de Janeiro, RJ (Brazil)] [School of Dentistry, Veiga de Almeida University, Rio de Janeiro, RJ (Brazil); Mello-Coelho, Valeria [Biomedical Science Institute, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, RJ (Brazil) [Biomedical Science Institute, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, RJ (Brazil); National Institute on Aging, National Institute of Health, Baltimore, MD (United States); Wang, Zhou; Taichman, Russell S.; Krebsbach, Paul H. [Department of Periodontics, Prevention and Geriatrics, University of Michigan School of Dentistry, Ann Arbor, MI (United States)] [Department of Periodontics, Prevention and Geriatrics, University of Michigan School of Dentistry, Ann Arbor, MI (United States); Weeraratna, Ashani T.; Becker, Kevin G. [National Institute on Aging, National Institute of Health, Baltimore, MD (United States)] [National Institute on Aging, National Institute of Health, Baltimore, MD (United States); Mello, Wallace de [Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Janeiro, RJ (Brazil)] [Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Janeiro, RJ (Brazil); Taub, Dennis D. [National Institute on Aging, National Institute of Health, Baltimore, MD (United States)] [National Institute on Aging, National Institute of Health, Baltimore, MD (United States); Borojevic, Radovan [Biomedical Science Institute, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, RJ (Brazil)] [Biomedical Science Institute, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, RJ (Brazil)

2012-11-15T23:59:59.000Z

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New Report Highlights Growth of America's Clean Energy Job Sector |  

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New Report Highlights Growth of America's Clean Energy Job Sector New Report Highlights Growth of America's Clean Energy Job Sector New Report Highlights Growth of America's Clean Energy Job Sector August 23, 2012 - 12:20pm Addthis New Report Highlights Growth of America's Clean Energy Job Sector New Report Highlights Growth of America's Clean Energy Job Sector New Report Highlights Growth of America's Clean Energy Job Sector New Report Highlights Growth of America's Clean Energy Job Sector New Report Highlights Growth of America's Clean Energy Job Sector New Report Highlights Growth of America's Clean Energy Job Sector New Report Highlights Growth of America's Clean Energy Job Sector New Report Highlights Growth of America's Clean Energy Job Sector Erin R. Pierce Erin R. Pierce Digital Communications Specialist, Office of Public Affairs

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Photosynthetic pigment concentrations, gas exchange and vegetative growth for selected monocots and dicots treated with two contrasting coal fly ashes  

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There is uncertainty as to the rates of coal fly ash needed for optimum physiological processes and growth. In the current study we tested the hyothesis that photosynthetic pigments concentrations and CO{sub 2} assimilation (A) are more sensitive than dry weights in plants grown on media amended with coal fly ash. We applied the Terrestrial Plant Growth Test (Guideline 208) protocols of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) to monocots (barley (Hordeum vulgare) and ryegrass (Secale cereale)) and dicots (canola (Brasica napus), radish (Raphanus sativus), field peas (Pisum sativum), and lucerne (Medicago sativa)) on media amended with fly ashes derived from semi-bituminous (gray ash) or lignite (red ash) coals at rates of 0, 2.5, 5.0, 10, or 20 Mg ha(-1). The red ash had higher elemental concentrations and salinity than the gray ash. Fly ash addition had no significant effect on germination by any of the six species. At moderate rates ({<=}10 Mg ha{sup -1}) both ashes increased (P < 0.05) growth rates and concentrations of chlorophylls a and b, but reduced carotenoid concentrations. Addition of either ash increased A in radish and transpiration in barley. Growth rates and final dry weights were reduced for all of the six test species when addition rates exceeded 10 Mg ha{sup -1} for gray ash and 5 Mg ha{sup -1} for red ash. We concluded that plant dry weights, rather than pigment concentrations and/or instantaneous rates of photosynthesis, are more consistent for assessing subsequent growth in plants supplied with fly ash.

Yunusa, I.A.M.; Burchett, M.D.; Manoharan, V.; DeSilva, D.L.; Eamus, D.; Skilbeck, C.G. [University of Technology Sydney, Sydney, NSW (Australia). Dept. of Environmental Science

2009-07-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Growth factor parametrization in curved space  

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The growth rate of matter perturbation and the expansion rate of the Universe can be used to distinguish modified gravity and dark energy models in explaining cosmic acceleration. We explore here the inclusion of spatial curvature into the growth factor. We expand previous results using the approximation {omega}{sub m}{sup {gamma}} and then suggest a new form, f{sub a}={omega}{sub m}{sup {gamma}}+({gamma}-4/7){omega}{sub k}, as an approximation for the growth factor when the curvature {omega}{sub k} is not negligible, and where the growth index {gamma} is usually model dependent. The expression recovers the standard results for the curved and flat {lambda}CDM and Dvali-Gabadadze-Porrati models. Using the best fit values of {omega}{sub m0} and {omega}{sub k0} to the expansion/distance measurements from Type Ia SNe, baryon acoustic oscillation, WMAP5, and H(z) data, we fit the growth index parameter to current growth factor data and obtain {gamma}{sub {lambda}}({omega}{sub k}{ne}0)=0.65{sub -0.15}{sup +0.17} and {gamma}{sub DGP}({omega}{sub k}{ne}0)=0.53{sub -0.12}{sup +0.14}. For the {lambda}CDM model, the 1-{sigma} observational bounds are found consistent with theoretical value, unlike the case for the Dvali-Gabadadze-Porrati model. We also find that the current data we used is not enough to put significant constraints when the 3 parameters in f{sub a} are fit simultaneously. Importantly, we find that, in the presence of curvature, the analytical expression proposed for f{sub a} provides a better fit to the growth factor than other forms and should be useful for future high precision missions and studies.

Gong Yungui; Ishak, Mustapha; Wang Anzhong [College of Mathematics and Physics, Chongqing University of Posts and Telecommunications, Chongqing 400065 (China) and Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics China, CAS, Beijing 100190 (China); Department of Physics, University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, Texas 75083 (United States); CASPER, Physics Department, Baylor University, Waco, Texas 76798 (United States)

2009-07-15T23:59:59.000Z

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The computational-and-experimental investigation into the head-flow characteristic of the two-stage ejector for the emergency core cooling system of the NPP with a water-moderated water-cooled power reactor  

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The results of the computational-and-experimental investigation into the two-stage ejector for the emergency cooling system of the core of the water-moderated water-cooled power reactor. The results of experiment...

Yu. V. Parfenov

2013-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

362

Negative void reactivity in a large liquid-metal fast breeder reactor with hydrogenous moderator (ZrH[sub 1. 7]) layers  

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Placing a thin hydrogenous moderator (ZrH[sub 1.7]) layer between the seed and the blanket is very effective in reducing the sodium void reactivity of a liquid-metal fast breeder reactor (LMFBR). The void reactivity reduction is attributed to the decrease in neutron production and increase in neutron absorption in the blanket at voiding due to the slowing down of fast neutrons in the layer. This dominates the whole core neutron balance. The fixed hydrogenous layer concept is much more effective than the conventional uniform introduction of such moderator in a core. Furthermore, it does not seriously deteriorate the breeding capability. For realizing the negative sodium void reactivity in a large-sized core, the seeds should be divided by blankets with the layers. The conceptual design of a nonflat LMFBR core is presented for demonstrating the effectiveness of the layer. Negative void reactivity is realized in a radially heterogeneous core of 1,000-MW(electric) class output. The active core is 2.9 m high. It is much taller than the conventional LMFBR core, which is [approximately]1 m high. A wide pitch-to-fuel diameter ratio was chosen so as not to increase the pressure drop in the core. The compound system doubling time is 12.5 yr.

Oka, Yoshiaki; Jevremovic, T.; Koshizuka, Seiichi (Univ. of Tokyo, Ibaraki (Japan). Nuclear Engineering Research Lab.)

1994-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

363

Population genomics of wild and laboratory zebrafish (Danio rerio)  

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, Bangladesh, Department of Zoology, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal, §§Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute zebrafish (Danio rerio) populations occurring in Nepal, India, and Bangladesh, and we genetically compared natural populations of tradi- tional laboratory models, for which a wide array of genomic resources

Bernatchez, Louis

364

Theoretical Population Biology 69 (2006) 231233 ESS theory now  

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Theoretical Population Biology 69 (2006) 231­233 Editorial ESS theory now More than 30 years have passed since the concept of evolutionarily stable strategy (ESS) was introduced in the context of animal of the ESS concept. Even today the main idea, and the more general one, remains to look for a population

Lessard, Sabin

365

Sibel Tari ---February 18, 2001 Ideal World (POPULATION)  

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· Statistical methods rest on probability theory · Probability theory is a branch of mathematics and it deals the characteristic of our population PROBABILITY THEORY 2. Descriptive Statistics Ch.6 Milton-Arnold Ch.1 Ang-Tang 3 be observed · Statistical methods allow us to derive the characteristic of the population based on sample

Erdem, Erkut

366

Molecular population genetics and epidemiology of Ceratocystis fagacearum  

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and the other population represented a sexually active disease center. Three polymorphic RFLP loci were found. Only one population, Willow Springs, had more than 1 allele present at the RFLP loci. Very low levels of variation (G = 1, 1, and 11.69) were detected...

Ivors, Kelly Lynn

1995-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

367

Ancient population genomics and the study of evolution  

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...2015 review-article PART IV: ANCIENT GENOMICS 1001 60 69 70 197 198 203 Discussion...and Christine Keyser Ancient population genomics and the study of evolution M. Parks...the beginnings of ancient population genomics and its use in the study of evolution...

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

368

Limited-Information Modeling of Loggerhead Turtle Population Size  

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Limited-Information Modeling of Loggerhead Turtle Population Size John M. Grego University of South June 28, 2012 Abstract We attempt to estimate the size of a population of female loggerhead turtles. For these loggerhead turtle data, information about individual turtles is not available. Rather, we observe only

Hitchcock, David B.

369

RECOMMENDATIONS FOR MANAGEMEN T OF THE TURTLE NESTING POPULATION S  

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RECOMMENDATIONS FOR MANAGEMEN T OF THE TURTLE NESTING POPULATION S AT PANTAI REMIS, PERAK Submitted OF THE TURTLE NESTIN G POPULATIONS AT PANTAI REMIS, PERA K by Jeanne A . Mortimer, Ph .D . Senior Scientific this report : 1 . Approximately 70 to 300 egg clutches are deposited by gree n turtles each year in the region

Prestwich, Ken

370

Optimal Harvesting of Structured Populations*t WAYNE M. GETZ  

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density of the population [denoted by x(t)] satisfies a nonlinear ordinary differential equationOptimal Harvesting of Structured Populations*t WAYNE M. GETZ National Research Institute for Mathematical Sciences, CSIR, P.O. Box 395, Pretoria 0001, Republic of South Africa Received 18 April 1978

Getz, Wayne M.

371

Growth factor parametrization and modified gravity  

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The growth rate of matter perturbation and the expansion rate of the Universe can be used to distinguish modified gravity and dark energy models in explaining the cosmic acceleration. The growth rate is parametrized by the growth index {gamma}. We discuss the dependence of {gamma} on the matter energy density {omega} and its current value {omega}{sub 0} for a more accurate approximation of the growth factor. The observational data, including the data of the growth rate, are used to fit different models. The data strongly disfavor the Dvali-Gabadadze-Porrati model. For the dark energy model with a constant equation of state, we find that {omega}{sub 0}=0.27{+-}0.02 and w=-0.97{+-}0.09. For the {lambda}CDM model, we find that {gamma}=0.64{sub -0.15}{sup +0.17}. For the Dvali-Gabadadze-Porrati model, we find that {gamma}=0.55{sub -0.13}{sup +0.14}.

Gong Yungui [College of Mathematics and Physics, Chongqing University of Posts and Telecommunications, Chongqing 400065 (China)

2008-12-15T23:59:59.000Z

372

Journal of Crystal Growth 271 (2004) 128133 Growth of strontium barium niobate  

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Journal of Crystal Growth 271 (2004) 128­133 Growth of strontium barium niobate: the liquidus. Roth Available online 11 September 2004 Abstract The liquidus­solidus phase diagram of strontium barium, and dielectric properties, strontium barium niobate, SrxBa1?xNb2O6--hen- ceforth denoted as SBN, is one

Osnabrück, Universität

373

Arrowhead Center: Coal Production and Regional Economic Growth Report Title: Coal Production and Regional Economic Growth  

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Arrowhead Center: Coal Production and Regional Economic Growth Report Title: Coal Production@nmsu.edu #12;Arrowhead Center: Coal Production and Regional Economic Growth i Disclaimer This report States Government or any agency thereof. #12;Arrowhead Center: Coal Production and Regional Economic

Johnson, Eric E.

374

Genomics Populations for Characterization of Economically Important Traits Structured populations of beef cattle with extensive phenotypic records for economical-  

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Genomics Populations for Characterization of Economically Important Traits Structured populations efficiency and carcass merit, are a critical need in the post-genome sequencing era. Coupled with the availability of the 7.5x assembly of the bovine genome sequence and the single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNP

375

World economic growth pushing LNG use  

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Natural gas, especially liquefied (LNG), is in position to participate in the energy growth now being triggered by strong worldwide economic growth, increasingly open markets, and expanding international trade. Natural gas is abundant, burns cleanly, and is highly efficient in combined-cycle, gas-turbine power plants. Moreover, the comparative remoteness of much of the resource base to established and emerging markets can make LNG a compelling processing and transportation alternative. Discussed here are the resource distribution and emerging market opportunities that can make LNG attractive for monetizing natural-gas reserves.

Brown, R.L. [Mobil Oil Corp., Fairfax, VA (United States); Clary, R. [Mobil Technology Co., Dallas, TX (United States)

1997-06-02T23:59:59.000Z

376

Monitoring hydraulic fracture growth: Laboratory experiments  

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The authors carry out small-scale hydraulic fracture experiments to investigate the physics of hydraulic fracturing. The laboratory experiments are combined with time-lapse ultrasonic measurements with active sources using both compressional and shear-wave transducers. For the time-lapse measurements they focus on ultrasonic measurement changes during fracture growth. As a consequence they can detect the hydraulic fracture and characterize its shape and geometry during growth. Hence, this paper deals with fracture characterization using time-lapse acoustic data. Hydraulic fracturing is used in the oil and gas industry to stimulate reservoir production.

Groenenboom, J.; Dam, D.B. van

2000-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

377

Direct growth of graphene on Si(111)  

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Due to the need of integrated circuit in the current silicon technology, the formation of graphene on Si wafer is highly desirable, but is still a challenge for the scientific community. In this context, we report the direct growth of graphene on Si(111) wafer under appropriate conditions using an electron beam evaporator. The structural quality of the material is investigated in detail by reflection high energy electron diffraction, Auger electron spectroscopy, X-ray photoemission spectroscopy, Raman spectroscopy, high resolution scanning electron microscopy, atomic force microscopy, and scanning tunneling microscopy. Our experimental results confirm that the quality of graphene is strongly dependent on the growth time during carbon atoms deposition.

Thanh Trung, Pham, E-mail: phamtha@fundp.ac.be; Joucken, Frdric; Colomer, Jean-Franois; Robert, Sporken [Research Center in Physics of Matter and Radiation (PMR), University of Namur (FUNDP), 61 Rue de Bruxelles, 5000 Namur (Belgium); Campos-Delgado, Jessica; Raskin, Jean-Pierre [Electrical Engineering (ELEN), Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, Electronics and Applied Mathematics (ICTEAM), Universit catholique de Louvain UCL, 3 place du Levant, Louvain-la-Neuve (Belgium); Hackens, Benot; Santos, Cristiane N. [Nanoscopic physics (NAPS), Institute of Condensed Matter and Nanosciences (IMCN), Universit catholique de Louvain UCL, 2 chemin du Cyclotron, Louvain-la-Neuve (Belgium)

2014-06-14T23:59:59.000Z

378

Electricity Demand Evolution Driven by Storm Motivated Population Movement  

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Managing the risks posed by climate change to energy production and delivery is a challenge for communities worldwide. Sea Level rise and increased frequency and intensity of natural disasters due to sea surface temperature rise force populations to move locations, resulting in changing patterns of demand for infrastructure services. Thus, Infrastructures will evolve to accommodate new load centers while some parts of the network are underused, and these changes will create emerging vulnerabilities. Combining climate predictions and agent based population movement models shows promise for exploring the universe of these future population distributions and changes in coastal infrastructure configurations. In this work, we created a prototype agent based population distribution model and developed a methodology to establish utility functions that provide insight about new infrastructure vulnerabilities that might result from these patterns. Combining climate and weather data, engineering algorithms and social theory, we use the new Department of Energy (DOE) Connected Infrastructure Dynamics Models (CIDM) to examine electricity demand response to increased temperatures, population relocation in response to extreme cyclonic events, consequent net population changes and new regional patterns in electricity demand. This work suggests that the importance of established evacuation routes that move large populations repeatedly through convergence points as an indicator may be under recognized.

Allen, Melissa R [ORNL; Fernandez, Steven J [ORNL; Fu, Joshua S [ORNL; Walker, Kimberly A [ORNL

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

379

Ultrafast population dynamics in electrically modulated terahertz quantum cascade lasers  

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The ultrafast population dynamics in electrically modulated three-well terahertz quantum cascade lasers (QCLs) is studied by using the self-consistent BlochPoisson equations. In the modulation process, the non-equilibrium oscillations of the population inversion are found before the population equilibrium recovers. The equilibrium formation time increases nonlinearly with the period number. This phenomenon stems from the non-uniform distribution of the electric potential. In different periods, different responses to the electrical modulation are also explored. An in-depth understanding of electron transport in the cascade structure is obtained. Finally, we demonstrate the feasibility of a modulation frequency up to gigahertz in terahertz QCLs.

F Wang; X G Guo; C Wang; J C Cao

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

380

Numerical simulations of rubber networks at moderate to high tensile strains using a purely enthalpic force extension curve for individual chains  

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We report the results of numerical simulations of random, three-dimensional, periodic, tetrafunctional networks in response to a volume-preserving tensile strain. For the intranode force, we use a polynomial fit to a purely enthalpic ab initio force extension curve for extended polyisoprene. The simulation includes a relaxation procedure to minimize the node forces and enforces chain rupture when the extension of a network chain reaches the ab initio rupture strain. For the reasonable assumption that the distribution of network chain lengths is Gaussian, we find that the calculated snap-back velocity, temperature increase due to chain ruptures and predicted tensile stress versus strain curve are consistent with experimental data in the moderate to high extension regime. Our results show that a perfect tetrafunctional polyisoprene network is extremely robust, capable of supporting tensile stresses at least a factor of 10 greater than what is observed experimentally.

Hanson, David Edward [Los Alamos National Laboratory

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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381

Projection of Chinese motor vehicle growth, oil demand, and CO{sub 2}emissions through 2050.  

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As the vehicle population in China increases, oil consumption and carbon dioxide (CO{sub 2}) emissions associated with on-road transportation are rising dramatically. During this study, we developed a methodology to project trends in the growth of the vehicle population, oil demand, and CO{sub 2} emissions associated with on-road transportation in China. By using this methodology, we projected--separately--the number of highway vehicles, motorcycles, and rural vehicles in China through 2050. We used three scenarios of highway vehicle growth (high-, mid-, and low-growth) to reflect patterns of motor vehicle growth that have occurred in different parts of the world (i.e., Europe and Asia). All are essentially business-as-usual scenarios in that almost none of the countries we examined has made concerted efforts to manage vehicle growth or to offer serious alternative transportation means to satisfy people's mobility needs. With this caveat, our projections showed that by 2030, China could have more highway vehicles than the United States has today, and by 2035, it could have the largest number of highway vehicles in the world. By 2050, China could have 486-662 million highway vehicles, 44 million motorcycles, and 28 million rural vehicles. These numbers, which assume essentially unmanaged vehicle growth, would result in potentially disastrous effects on the urban infrastructure, resources, and other social and ecological aspects of life in China. We designed three fuel economy scenarios, from conservative to aggressive, on the basis of current policy efforts and expectations of near-future policies in China and in developed countries. It should be noted that these current and near-future policies have not taken into consideration the significant potential for further fuel economy improvements offered by advanced technologies such as electric drive technologies (e.g., hybrid electric vehicles and fuel-cell vehicles). By using vehicle growth projections and potential vehicle fuel economy, we projected that China's on-road vehicles could consume approximately 614-1016 million metric tons of oil per year (12.4-20.6 million barrels per day) and could emit 1.9-3.2 billion metric tons of CO{sub 2} per year in 2050, which will put tremendous pressure on the balance of the Chinese and world oil supply and demand and could have significant implications on climate change. Our analysis shows that, while improvements in vehicle fuel economy are crucial for reducing transportation energy use, containing the growth of the vehicle population could have an even more profound effect on oil use and CO{sub 2} emissions. This benefit is in addition to other societal and environmental benefits--such as reduced congestion, land use, and urban air pollution--that will result from containing vehicle population growth. Developing public transportation systems for personal travel and rail and other modes for freight transportation will be important for containing the growth of motor vehicles in China. Although the population of passenger cars will far exceed that of all truck types in China in the future, our analysis shows that oil use by and CO{sub 2} emissions from the Chinese truck fleet will be far larger than those related to Chinese passenger cars because trucks are very use intensive (more vehicle miles traveled per year) and energy intensive (lower fuel economy). Unfortunately, the potential for improving fuel economy and reducing air pollutant emissions for trucks has not been fully explored; such efforts are needed. Considering the rapid depletion of the world's oil reserve, the heightened global interest in addressing greenhouse gas emissions, and the geopolitical complications of global oil supply and demand, the study results suggest that unmanaged vehicle growth and limited improvements in vehicle fuel efficiency will lead to an unsustainable and unstable transportation system in China. In other words, while our projections do not definitively indicate what will happen in the Chinese transportation sector by 2050, they do demonstrate

Wang, M.; Huo, H.; Johnson, L.; He, D.

2006-12-20T23:59:59.000Z

382

Projection of Chinese motor vehicle growth, oil demand, and Co{sub 2} emissions through 2050.  

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As the vehicle population in China increases, oil consumption and carbon dioxide (CO{sub 2}) emissions associated with on-road transportation are rising dramatically. During this study, we developed a methodology to project trends in the growth of the vehicle population, oil demand, and CO{sub 2} emissions associated with on-road transportation in China. By using this methodology, we projected separately the number of highway vehicles, motorcycles, and rural vehicles in China through 2050. We used three scenarios of highway vehicle growth (high-, mid-, and low-growth) to reflect patterns of motor vehicle growth that have occurred in different parts of the world (i.e., Europe and Asia). All are essentially business-as-usual scenarios in that almost none of the countries we examined has made concerted efforts to manage vehicle growth or to offer serious alternative transportation means to satisfy people's mobility needs. With this caveat, our projections showed that by 2030, China could have more highway vehicles than the United States has today, and by 2035, it could have the largest number of highway vehicles in the world. By 2050, China could have 486-662 million highway vehicles, 44 million motorcycles, and 28 million rural vehicles. These numbers, which assume essentially unmanaged vehicle growth, would result in potentially disastrous effects on the urban infrastructure, resources, and other social and ecological aspects of life in China. We designed three fuel economy scenarios, from conservative to aggressive, on the basis of current policy efforts and expectations of near-future policies in China and in developed countries. It should be noted that these current and near-future policies have not taken into consideration the significant potential for further fuel economy improvements offered by advanced technologies such as electric drive technologies (e.g., hybrid electric vehicles and fuel-cell vehicles). By using vehicle growth projections and potential vehicle fuel economy, we projected that China's on-road vehicles could consume approximately 614-1016 million metric tons of oil per year (12.4-20.6 million barrels per day) and could emit 1.9-3.2 billion metric tons of CO{sub 2} per year in 2050, which will put tremendous pressure on the balance of the Chinese and world oil supply and demand and could have significant implications on climate change. Our analysis shows that, while improvements in vehicle fuel economy are crucial for reducing transportation energy use, containing the growth of the vehicle population could have an even more profound effect on oil use and CO{sub 2} emissions. This benefit is in addition to other societal and environmental benefits--such as reduced congestion, land use, and urban air pollution--that will result from containing vehicle population growth. Developing public transportation systems for personal travel and rail and other modes for freight transportation will be important for containing the growth of motor vehicles in China. Although the population of passenger cars will far exceed that of all truck types in China in the future, our analysis shows that oil use by and CO{sub 2} emissions from the Chinese truck fleet will be far larger than those related to Chinese passenger cars because trucks are very use intensive (more vehicle miles traveled per year) and energy intensive (lower fuel economy). Unfortunately, the potential for improving fuel economy and reducing air pollutant emissions for trucks has not been fully explored; such efforts are needed. Considering the rapid depletion of the world's oil reserve, the heightened global interest in addressing greenhouse gas emissions, and the geopolitical complications of global oil supply and demand, the study results suggest that unmanaged vehicle growth and limited improvements in vehicle fuel efficiency will lead to an unsustainable and unstable transportation system in China. In other words, while our projections do not definitively indicate what will happen in the Chinese transportation sector by 2050, they do demonstrate th

Huo, H.; Wang, M.; Johnson, L.; He, D.; Energy Systems; Energy Foundation

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

383

Bioclimatology Water deficits during reproductive growth  

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the deficiency was removed. Total water used efficiency (TWUE), as dry matter: water use (DM:WU) and water use efficiency (WUE); as seed yield: water use (SY:WU), were significantly higher for the second year. A timeBioclimatology Water deficits during reproductive growth of soybeans. II. Water use and water

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

384

The Henley Accelerator supports ambitious high growth  

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of a business in the 5-6% of SMEs that are on a high growth trajectory. Typically these businesses will have and Technology Centre, University of Reading, Earley Gate, Reading, Berkshire RG6 6BZ Tel: 0118 935 7115 Email

Reading, University of

385

Oil, economic growth and strategic petroleum stocks  

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Abstract An examination of over 40 years of data reveals that oil price shocks are invariably followed by 23 years of weak economic growth and weak economic growth is almost always preceded by an oil price shock. This paper reviews why the price-inelastic demand and supply of oil cause oil price shocks and why oil price shocks reduce economic growth through dislocations of labor and capital. This paper also reviews the current state of oil-supply security noting that previous episodes of supply instability appear to have become chronic conditions. While new unconventional oil production technologies have revitalized North American oil production, there are significant barriers to a world-wide uptake of these technologies. Strategic petroleum stocks could provide a large measure of protection to the world economy during an oil supply disruption if they are used promptly and in sufficient volume to prevent large oil-price spikes. Despite the large volume of world-wide emergency reserves, their effectiveness in protecting world economies is not assured. Strategic oil stocks have not been used in sufficient quantity or soon enough to avoid the economic downturns that followed past oil supply outages. In addition, the growth of U.S. oil production has reduced the ability of the U.S. Strategic Petroleum Reserve to protect the economy following a future oil supply disruption. The policy implications of these findings are discussed.

Carmine Difiglio

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

386

SOME SOIL FACTORS AFFECTING TREE GROWTH  

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...of gravity. Hence permeability to water ranks high...quality for tree growth. Permeability to water depends both...considered the chief reservoir for water held against...good criterion of its permeability. Moreover, the relation...to non-capillary porosity appears to be exponential...

ROBT. M. SALTER

1940-04-26T23:59:59.000Z

387

Growth Of Oriented Crystals At Polymerized Membranes  

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The present invention relates to methods and compositions for the growth and alignment of crystals at biopolymeric films. The methods and compositions of the present invention provide means to generate a variety of dense crystalline ceramic films, with totally aligned crystals, at low temperatures and pressures, suitable for use with polymer and plastic substrates.

Charych, Deborah H. (Albany, CA), Berman, Amir (Ben-Shiva, IL)

2000-01-25T23:59:59.000Z

388

Growth Versus Government Management Improvement During  

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, we find that the growth rate of GDP per capita, g, decreases with p, and increases with DGCI. Further 33% of govern- ment employees has increased its GDP per capita by approximately 4% (corrected and Thermal Energy Science, School of Physical Science and Engineering, Tongji University, 200092, Shanghai

Podobnik, Boris

389

Influence of Light on Plant Growth  

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... A JOINT symposium on the influence of light on plant growth arranged by the Association of Applied Biologists and the Horticultural Education Association ... the chrysanthemum. In short-day plants, providing that they have first been exposed to light of high intensity, flowering is determined by exposure to dark periods of more than ...

D. VINCE

1957-04-06T23:59:59.000Z

390

Nanoscale Growth Twins in Sputtered Copper Films  

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.............................................................. 7 I.1.3. Chemical vapor deposition (CVD) .................................... 8 I.2. Fabrication of copper thin films .................................................... 12... to the exposure of the film growth surface to the solution, impurities may be introduced. I.1.3. Chemical vapor deposition (CVD) CVD is a chemical process used to produce high-purity, high-performance thin films and often used in the semiconductor industry...

Anderoglu, Osman

2011-08-08T23:59:59.000Z

391

LIMITS TO GROWTH AND STOCHASTICS Nicolas Bouleau  

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to acknowledge that the impact of the economy on the environment is not a result of temperance or mitigation of natural variations but rather that the economy itself ­ in addition to the underlying trends due to growth the context for our main discussion. I. On the Rome report: simple models and their refinements The issue

Boyer, Edmond

392

The Results From the First High-Pressure Melt Ejection Test Completed in the Molten Fuel Moderator Interaction Facility at Chalk River Laboratories  

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A high-pressure melt ejection test using prototypical corium was conducted at Atomic Energy of Canada Limited Chalk River Laboratories. This test was planned by the CANDU Owners Group to study the potential for an energetic interaction between molten fuel and water under postulated single-channel flow-blockage events. The experiments were designed to address regulator concerns surrounding this very low probability postulated accident events in CANDU Pressurized Heavy Water Reactors. The objective of the experimental program is to determine whether a highly energetic 'steam explosion' and associated high-pressure pulse, is possible when molten material is finely fragmented as it is ejected from a fuel channel into the heavy-water moderator. The finely fragmented melt particles would transfer energy to the moderator as it is dispersed, creating a modest pressure pulse in the calandria vessel. The high-pressure melt ejection test consisted of heating up a {approx} 5 kg thermite mixture of U, U{sub 3}O{sub 8}, Zr, and CrO{sub 3} inside a 1.14-m length of insulated pressure tube. When the molten material reached the desired temperature of {approx} 2400 deg C, the pressure inside the tube was raised to 11.6 MPa, failing the pressure tube at a pre-machined flaw, and releasing the molten material into the surrounding tank of 68 deg C water. The experiment investigated the dynamic pressure history, debris size, and the effects of the material interacting with tubes representing neighbouring fuel channels. The measured mean particle size was 0.686 mm and the peak dynamic pressures were between 2.54 and 4.36 MPa, indicating that an energetic interaction between the melt and the water did not occur in the test. (authors)

Nitheanandan, T.; Kyle, G.; O'Connor, R.; Sanderson, DB. [Chalk River Laboratories, Atomic Energy of Canada Limited, Chalk River, Ontario, Canada, K0J 1J0 (Canada)

2006-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Development of Molten Corium Using An Exothermic Chemical Reaction for the Molten- Fuel Moderator-Interaction Studies at Chalk River Laboratories  

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Atomic Energy of Canada Limited (AECL) has partnered with Argonne National Laboratory to develop a corium thermite prototypical of Candu material and test the concept of ejecting {approx}25 kg of the molten material from a pressure tube with a driving pressure of 10 MPa. This development program has been completed and the technology transferred to AECL. Preparation for the molten-fuel moderator-interaction tests at AECL's Chalk River Laboratories is well underway. A mixture of 0.582 U/0.077 U{sub 3}O{sub 8}/0.151 Zr/0.19 CrO{sub 3} (wt%) as reactant chemicals has been demonstrated to produce a corium consisting of 0.73 UO{sub 2}/0.11 Zr/0.06 ZrO{sub 2}/0.10 Cr (wt%) at {approx}2400 deg. C. This is comparable to the target Candu specific corium of 0.9 UO{sub 2}/0.1 Zr (wt%), with limited oxidation. The peak melt temperature was confirmed from small-scale thermitic reaction tests. Several small-scale tests were completed to qualify the thermite to ensure operational safety and a quantifiable experimental outcome. The proposed molten-fuel moderator-interaction experiments at Chalk River Laboratories will consist of heating the thermite mixture inside a 1.14-m long insulated pressure tube. Once the molten material has reached the desired temperature of {approx}2400 deg. C, the pressure inside the tube will be raised to about 10 MPa, and the pressure tube will fail at a pre-machined flaw, ejecting the molten material into the surrounding tank of water. The test apparatus, instrumentation, data acquisition and control systems have been assembled, and a series of successful commissioning tests have been completed. (authors)

Nitheanandan, T.; Sanderson, D.B.; Kyle, G. [Chalk River Laboratories, Atomic Energy of Canada Limited, Chalk River, Ontario, K0J 1J0 (Canada); Farmer, M. [Argonne National Laboratory, 9700, S. Cass Avenue, Argonne, IL 60439 (United States)

2004-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

394

EIA - Low Economic Growth Case Projection Tables 1990-2030  

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Low Economic Growth Case Projection Tables (1990-2030) Low Economic Growth Case Projection Tables (1990-2030) International Energy Outlook 2006 Low Economic Growth Case Projection Tables (1990-2030) Formats Data Table Titles (1 to 13 complete) Low Economic Growth Case Projection Tables. Need help, contact the National Energy Information Center at 202-586-8800. Low Economic Growth Case Projection Tables. Need help, contact the National Energy Information Center at 202-586-8800. Table C1 World Total Primary Energy Consumption by Region, Low Economic Growth Case Low Economic Growth Case Projection Tables. Need help, contact the National Energy Information Center at 202-586-8800. Low Economic Growth Case Projection Tables. Need help, contact the National Energy Information Center at 202-586-8800. Table C2 World Total Energy Consumption by Region and Fuel, Low Economic Growth Case

395

Alternative Fuels Data Center: Support for Growth of Alternative Fuel  

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Growth of Growth of Alternative Fuel Sources to someone by E-mail Share Alternative Fuels Data Center: Support for Growth of Alternative Fuel Sources on Facebook Tweet about Alternative Fuels Data Center: Support for Growth of Alternative Fuel Sources on Twitter Bookmark Alternative Fuels Data Center: Support for Growth of Alternative Fuel Sources on Google Bookmark Alternative Fuels Data Center: Support for Growth of Alternative Fuel Sources on Delicious Rank Alternative Fuels Data Center: Support for Growth of Alternative Fuel Sources on Digg Find More places to share Alternative Fuels Data Center: Support for Growth of Alternative Fuel Sources on AddThis.com... More in this section... Federal State Advanced Search All Laws & Incentives Sorted by Type Support for Growth of Alternative Fuel Sources

396

Insulin stimulates cell growth of a new strain of differentiated rat thyroid cells  

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A new strain, named WRT cells, has been generated from primary cultures of rat thyroids. The primary culture was grown in Coon's modified Ham's F12 medium with 5% calf serum, insulin, hydrocortisone, transferrin, somatostatin, glycyl-l-histidyl-l-lysine and thyrotropin (TSH). On the basis of the following facts, the WRT cell strain, cloned from the primary culture, was considered normal: the cells are euploid, not carcinogenic, not able to grow in soft agar, and show contact inhibition. Their differentiated functions consist of the ability to synthesize thyroglobulin and to take up iodide, and they have a TSH-dependent adenylate cyclase system. TSH increases cellular adenosine 3?,5?-cyclic monophosphate (cAMP) levels and [3H]thymidine incorporation in WRT cells from a concentration similar to that active on another clonal rat cell line (FRTL-5), even though the cell replication appears to be differently regulated in the two cell strains. In fact, the WRT cell doubling time is 42 h and they are also able to grow in the absence of TSH, though more slowly. In the same conditions, FRTL-5 cells have a population doubling time of 38 h, but they are not able to grow in the absence of TSH. When the effect of the other growth factors of the medium was studied, insulin appears to be a growth stimulus by itself, while it is only a facilitative step for TSH action in FRTL-5 cells. WRT cells, unlike FRTL-5 cells, can grow with a population doubling time of 80 h, when cultured for prolonged periods in a medium with a low serum concentration (0.5%), but containing insulin plus TSH. In conclusion, the WRT cell strain is a new and interesting experimental model for studying growth factors at the level of the thyroid, especially for their mechanism of action on the TSH receptor.

M.L. Brandi; C.M. Rotella; C. Mavilia; F. Franceschelli; A. Tanini; R. Toccafondi

1987-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

397

Energy scarcity and economic growth reconsidered  

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The analysis in this paper is concerned with the effect of energy scarcity on economic growth in the United States. After defining the notion of scarcity and introducing two measures of scarcity - unit costs and relative energy price - changes in the trend in resource scarcity for natural gas, bituminous coals, anthracite coal, and crude oil over the most recent three decades are investigated. Each of the energy resources became significantly more scarce resources during the decade of the 1970s in the Malthusian Stock Scarcity and Malthusian Flow Scarcity sense. Unit costs exhibit a similar change for natural gas and crude oil but not for bituminous coal and anthracite coal. The situation reversed itself during the 1980s. Natural gas, bituminous coal, anthracite coal, and crude oil all became significantly less scarce resources during the decade of the 1980s than they had been during the 1970s. That is, the increase in scarcity as measured by relative energy prices observed during the decade of the) 1970s was not reversed completely during the 1980s for natural gas and crude oil. Unit costs for natural gas and crude oil demonstrate analogous patterns and test results. Given that change has taken place, it has implications for future economic growth to the extent resource scarcity and economic growth are interrelated. To see whether this is a relevant concern, subsequent to the examination of changing resource scarcity trends, an objective effort is made to identify a long run equilibrium relationship between energy scarcity and economic growth. Relying on cointegration techniques, only for crude oil is there a suggestion that resource scarcity has affected economic growth in the United States over the period 1889-1992.

Noel D. Uri

1995-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

398

Interacting populations : hosts and pathogens, prey and predators  

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The interactions between populations can be positive, neutral or negative. Predation and parasitism are both relationships where one species benefits from the interaction at the expense of the other. Predators kill their ...

Klepac, Petra

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

399

Projecting the Success of Plant Population Restoration with Viability Analysis  

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Conserving viable populations of plant species requires that they have high probabilities of long-term persistence within natural habitats, such as a chance of extinction in 100 years of less than 5 % (Menges ...

T. J. Bell; M. L. Bowles; A. K. McEachern

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

400

Populating reconstructed archaeological sites with autonomous virtual humans  

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Significant multidisciplinary efforts combining archaeology and computer science have yielded virtual reconstructions of archaeological sites for visualization. Yet comparatively little attention has been paid to the difficult problem of populating these ...

Wei Shao; Demetri Terzopoulos

2006-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Optimal Urban Population Size: National vs Local Economic Efficiency  

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This paper explores whether the population size of the Seoul Metropolitan Area (SMA) in Korea is efficient in terms of the national economy. To undertake this analysis, a recursively dynamic interregional computable general ...

Nam, Kyung-min

402

Coherence and Completeness of Population-based Family Cancer Reports  

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...research-article Research Articles Coherence and Completeness of Population-based...telephone survey in Connecticut examined coherence and completeness of reports from 1...household survey. This study describes the coherence and completeness of such reports in a...

Louise Wideroff; Anne O. Garceau; Mark H. Greene; Marsha Dunn; Timothy McNeel; Phuong Mai; Gordon Willis; Lou Gonsalves; Michael Martin; Barry I. Graubard

2010-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

403

Population SAMC, ChIP-chip Data Analysis and Beyond  

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This dissertation research consists of two topics, population stochastics approximation Monte Carlo (Pop-SAMC) for Baysian model selection problems and ChIP-chip data analysis. The following two paragraphs give a brief introduction to each...

Wu, Mingqi

2011-02-22T23:59:59.000Z

404

Population difference thermometry for ultra-low temperatures  

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We report measurements of the asymmetry of the intensities of the quadrupolar fine structure of NMR lines in ferromagnetic MnSb down to 30 mK. The asymmetry ratios provide a means of ... population difference the...

P. M. Andersen; N. S. Sullivan; B. Andraka; J. S. Xia

1992-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

405

GIS and plume dispersion modeling for population exposure assessment  

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. Traditional methods of dispersion modeling for the permitting of new sources and the monitoring of existing sources have allowed much room for error in terms of the effect of the pollutants on nearby populations (Hardikar, 1995). The capabilities of GIS...

Archer, Jeffrey Keith

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

406

Mitochondrial genomics and northwestern Atlantic population genetics of marine annelids  

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The overarching goal of this thesis was to investigate marine benthic invertebrate phylogenetics and population genetics, focused on the phylum Annelida. Recent expansions of molecular methods and the increasing diversity ...

Jennings, Robert M. (Robert Michael)

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

407

An Inversion of Acoustical Attenuation Measurements to Deduce Bubble Populations  

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Measurement of natural bubble populations is required for many areas of ocean science. Acoustical methods have considerable potential for achieving this goal because bubbles scatter sound strongly close to their natural frequency, which depends ...

H. Czerski

2012-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

408

DISTRIBUTION AND ABUNDANCE OF EGG AND LARVAL POPULATIONS OF THE  

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DISTRIBUTION AND ABUNDANCE OF EGG AND LARVAL POPULATIONS OF THE PACIFIC SARDINE BY ELBERT H OF THE INTERIOR, Douglas McKay, Secretary FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE, John L. Farley, Director DISTRIBUTION abundance_ _______________ ________ __ __ ___ ___ ____ __ 100 Reliability of estimates

409

Human capital composition, growth and development: an R&D growth model versus data  

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The effect of human capital composition on growth and development has been somewhat neglected in economic literature. However, evidence has suggested the importance of engineering and technical (high-tech) ski...

Tiago Neves Sequeira

2007-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

410

Inflation uncertainty, growth uncertainty, oil prices, and output growth in the UK  

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This study examines the transmission and response of inflation uncertainty and output uncertainty on inflation and output growth in the UK using a bi-variate EGARCH model. Results suggest that inflation uncertain...

Ramprasad Bhar; Girijasankar Mallik

2013-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

411

Dominance testing for pro-poor growth with an application to European growth  

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This article introduces statistical testing procedures to evaluate pro-poor growth. Our measure of pro-poorness follows Kakwani (J Quant Econ 16(1):67...2000), Kakwani and Pernia (Asian Dev Rev 18(1...2000),...

Daniel Sotelsek-Salem; Ismael Ahamdanech-Zarco; John A. Bishop

2012-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

412

Projections of highway vehicle population, energy demand, and CO{sub 2} emissions in India through 2040.  

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This paper presents projections of motor vehicles, oil demand, and carbon dioxide (CO{sub 2}) emissions for India through the year 2040. The populations of highway vehicles and two-wheelers are projected under three different scenarios on the basis of economic growth and average household size in India. The results show that by 2040, the number of highway vehicles in India would be 206-309 million. The oil demand projections for the Indian transportation sector are based on a set of nine scenarios arising out of three vehicle-growth and three fuel-economy scenarios. The combined effects of vehicle-growth and fuel-economy scenarios, together with the change in annual vehicle usage, result in a projected demand in 2040 by the transportation sector in India of 404-719 million metric tons (8.5-15.1 million barrels per day). The corresponding annual CO{sub 2} emissions are projected to be 1.2-2.2 billion metric tons.

Arora, S.; Vyas, A.; Johnson, L.; Energy Systems

2011-02-22T23:59:59.000Z

413

Substrate solder barriers for semiconductor epilayer growth  

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During the growth of compound semiconductors by epitaxial processes, substrates are typically mounted to a support. In modular beam epitaxy, mounting is done using indium as a solder. This method has two drawbacks: the indium reacts with the substrate, and it is difficult to uniformly wet the back of a large diameter substrate. Both of these problems have been successfully overcome by sputter coating the back of the substrate with a thin layer of tungsten carbide or tungsten carbide and gold. In addition to being compatible with the growth of high quality semiconductor epilayers this coating is also inert in all standard substrate cleaning etchants used for compound semiconductors, and provides uniform distribution of energy in radiant heating.

Drummond, T.J.; Ginley, D.S.; Zipperian, T.E.

1989-05-09T23:59:59.000Z

414

Substrate solder barriers for semiconductor epilayer growth  

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During the growth of compound semiconductors by epitaxial processes, substrates are typically mounted to a support. In molecular beam epitaxy, mounting is done using indium as a solder. This method has two drawbacks: the indium reacts with the substrate, and it is difficult to uniformly wet the back of a large diameter substrate. Both of these problems have been successfully overcome by sputter coating the back of the substrate with a thin layer of tungsten carbide or tungsten carbide and gold. In addition to being compatible with the growth of high quality semiconductor epilayers this coating is also inert in all standard substate cleaning etchants used for compound semiconductors, and provides uniform distribution of energy in radiant heating. 1 tab.

Drummond, T.J.; Ginley, D.S.; Zipperian, T.E.

1987-10-23T23:59:59.000Z

415

EIA - High Economic Growth Case Projection Tables 1990-2030  

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High Economic Growth Case Projection Tables (1990-2030) High Economic Growth Case Projection Tables (1990-2030) International Energy Outlook 2006 High Economic Growth Case Projection Tables (1990-2030) Formats Data Table Titles (1 to 13 complete) High Economic Growth Case Projection Tables. Need help, contact the National Energy Information Center at 202-586-8800. High Economic Growth Case Projection Tables. Need help, contact the National Energy Information Center at 202-586-8800. Table B1 World Total Primary Energy Consumption by Region, High Economic Growth Case High Economic Growth Case Projection Tables. Need help, contact the National Energy Information Center at 202-586-8800. High Economic Growth Case Projection Tables. Need help, contact the National Energy Information Center at 202-586-8800.

416

GGGI-Ethiopia-Green Growth Strategy Support | Open Energy Information  

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GGGI-Ethiopia-Green Growth Strategy Support GGGI-Ethiopia-Green Growth Strategy Support Jump to: navigation, search Name GGGI-Ethiopia-Green Growth Strategy Support Agency/Company /Organization Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) Partner Ethiopian Development Research Institute (EDRI) Sector Energy Focus Area Economic Development Resource Type Publications Website http://www.gggi.org/ Program Start 2010 Program End 2012 Country Ethiopia UN Region Eastern Africa References Global Green Growth Institute[1] Abstract In 2010, GGGI carried out a first phase baseline analysis of Ethiopia's green growth opportunities, focusing on three key sectors: agriculture, forestry, and power. The objective of this phase1project was to identify, prioritize and evaluate the opportunities for green growth in Ethiopia in the context of its very ambitious Economic Transformation Plan (ETP) and economic growth targets which state the objective of transforming Ethiopia in a mid-income country by 2025.

417

Graphene Layer Growth Chemistry: Five-Six-Ring Flip Reaction  

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25-28, 2007. Topic: Soot GRAPHENE LAYER GROWTH CHEMISTRY:on the zigzag edge of a graphene layer isomerizes to reversea possibly important step in graphene layer growth, thus

Whitesides, Russell; Domin, Dominik; Lester Jr., William A.; Frenklach, Michael

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

418

Japan's Hunger for Growth: Environment as Political Symbolism.  

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??In the afterglow of Japans dramatic economic growth during the post-war period, the growth mentality is still apparent in contemporary Japan. The powerful business communities (more)

Kokubun, Naoko

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

419

Growth, microstructure and electrical properties of sputter-deposited...  

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Growth, microstructure and electrical properties of sputter-deposited hafnium oxide (HfO2) thin films grown using HfO2 ceramic Growth, microstructure and electrical properties of...

420

Transatlantic Growth Differentials, ICT Dynamics, Fiscal Policy and Innovation Policy  

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The United States (US) recorded in the period 19912000 a formidable growth rate of about 3% p.a. where a considerable impulse for high and sustained growth stems from high investment in information and commun...

Professor Dr. Paul J. J. Welfens

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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421

Domain growth in the clock model  

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The development of order in the clock (ZN) model is studied following a quench from the disordered phase to a low-temperature unstable state below the ferromagnetic critical point. Growth laws for the average size of domains are obtained by computer simulation for N=3, 4, 8, 16, and 26 degenerate states. In disagreement with recent Monte Carlo work, no pinning by vortices is observed.

Kimmo Kaski; Martin Grant; J. D. Gunton

1985-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

422

GROWTH OF SOUTH AFRICAN AFRICA' ~-' ,, I  

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GROWTH OF SOUTH AFRICAN FISHERIES -SQUTH-: WEST .-' AFRICA' ~-' ,, I I , I :--. .,' UN I .............................................. Regrouping of Interests ······························ Fisheries Development Corporation of South Africa, Ltd and the trawling interests, respectively. The quasi-official Fisheries Develop- ment Corporation of South Africa

423

Comparisons of Access to, Cost of, and Quality of Health Care Between Rural and Urban Populations  

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There are 46.2 million Americans (15% of total population) living in rural counties. Rural populations disproportionately suffer from inadequate access to, high cost of, and poor quality of health services compared to urban populations. Furthermore...

Lee, Wei-Chen

2013-12-06T23:59:59.000Z

424

The dynamics of adapting, unregulated populations and a modified fundamental theorem  

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...applicable to an unregulated population, it does suggest further investigation of whether...1997 The price equation, Fisher's fundamental theorem, kin selection, and causal...unregulated populations and a modified fundamental theorem. | A population in a novel environment...

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

425

Extracellular volume regulation and growth Dobroslav Hajeka,*, Petr Kolarb  

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of the 8-cell cube, in this type of proliferation 4-cells could form a tetrahedron. This type of growth

Maini, Philip K.

426

Internet growth: Myth and reality, use and abuse Andrew Odlyzko  

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Internet growth: Myth and reality, use and abuse Andrew Odlyzko AT&T Labs ­ Research amo@research.att.com http://www.research.att.com/¸amo Abstract Actual Internet traffic growth rates of 100 percent per year to Internet growth claim astronomical rates of increase; the usual phrase is that ``Internet traffic

Odlyzko, Andrew M.

427

Internet growth: Myth and reality, use and abuse Andrew Odlyzko  

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Internet growth: Myth and reality, use and abuse Andrew Odlyzko AT&T Labs - Research amo@research.att.com http://www.research.att.com/ amo Abstract Actual Internet traffic growth rates of 100 percent per year to Internet growth claim astronomical rates of increase; the usual phrase is that "Internet traffic

Odlyzko, Andrew M.

428

Growth of Fast- and Slow-Growing Rhizobia on Ethanol  

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...capable of using ethanol as a sole source of carbon and energy for growth. Two...capable of using ethanol as a sole source of carbon and energy for growth. Two...capable of using ethanol as a sole source of carbon and energy for growth. Two...

Michael J. Sadowsky; B. Ben Bohlool

1986-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

429

Bubble growth in rhyolitic melt Yang Liu, Youxue Zhang *  

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Bubble growth in rhyolitic melt Yang Liu, Youxue Zhang * The Department of Geological Sciences June 2000; accepted 8 June 2000 Abstract We report experimental data of bubble growth in natural rhyolitic melt with 1.4^2.0 wt% initial total H2O at 0.1 MPa and 500^600³C. Growth of many bubbles

Zhang, Youxue

430

Plant Growth Measurement Techniques Using Near-Infrared  

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Plant Growth Measurement Techniques Using Near-Infrared Imagery Amr Aboelela John Barron Dept, for measuring plant growth for corn seedlings and Caster Oil Bean leaves. A near-infrared camera, which allows to hypothesize where growth might be taking place. Keywords: Near-Infrared Imagery, Corn Seedling stem

Barron, John

431

Physiology of dark fermentative growth of Rhodopseudomonas capsulata.  

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...requirements for anaerobic dark growth. With fructose...source of carbon and energy for anaerobic dark growth, either...experiments. A survey of potentially fermentable...1. Anaerobic dark growth of R. capsulata...and as the sole energy and electron source...

M T Madigan; J C Cox; H Gest

1980-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

432

Fracture toughness and fatigue crack growth characteristics of nanotwinned copper  

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fracture and subcritical fatigue crack growth life. Possible mechanistic origins of these trends and the resistance to stable subcritical crack growth under mono- tonic and cyclic loading, especially at lowerFracture toughness and fatigue crack growth characteristics of nanotwinned copper A. Singh a,1 , L

Suresh, Subra

433

Dose reconstruction for the Urals population. Joint Coordinating Committee on Radiation Effects Research, Project 1.1 -- Final report  

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This work is being carried out as a feasibility study to determine if a long-term course of work can be implemented to assess the long-term risks of radiation exposure delivered at low to moderate dose rates to the populations living in the vicinity of the Mayak Industrial Association (MIA). This work was authorized and conducted under the auspices of the US-Russian Joint Coordinating Committee on Radiation Effects Research (JCCRER) and its Executive Committee (EC). The MIA was the first Russian site for the production and separation of plutonium. This plant began operation in 1948, and during its early days there were technological failures that resulted in the release of large amounts of waste into the rather small Techa River. There were also gaseous releases of radioiodines and other radionuclides during the early days of operation. In addition, there was an accidental explosion in a waste storage tank in 1957 that resulted in a significant release. The Techa River Cohort has been studied for several years by scientists from the Urals Research Centre for Radiation Medicine and an increase in both leukemia and solid tumors has been noted.

Degteva, M.O. [Urals Research Center for Radiation Medicine, Chelyabinsk (Russian Federation)] [Urals Research Center for Radiation Medicine, Chelyabinsk (Russian Federation); Drozhko, E. [Branch 1 of Moscow Biophysics Inst., Ozersk (Russian Federation)] [Branch 1 of Moscow Biophysics Inst., Ozersk (Russian Federation); Anspaugh, L.R. [Lawrence Livermore National Lab., CA (United States)] [Lawrence Livermore National Lab., CA (United States); Napier, B.A. [Pacific Northwest National Lab., Richland, WA (United States)] [Pacific Northwest National Lab., Richland, WA (United States); Bouville, A.C. [National Cancer Inst., Bethesda, MD (United States)] [National Cancer Inst., Bethesda, MD (United States); Miller, C.W. [Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA (United States)] [Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA (United States)

1996-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

434

The Empirical Research of the Growth of the Listing Real Estate Company Based on the Sustainable Growth Rate Theory  

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This paper is based on the classical Robert C. Higgins sustainable growth model as the theoretical foundation, for the empirical research of the sustainable growth of the listing Real estate company. Through rese...

Shuai Gao; Hong Zhang

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

435

Characterization of the U.S. Industrial/Commercial Boiler Population...  

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Characterization of the U.S. IndustrialCommercial Boiler Population - Final Report, May 2005 Characterization of the U.S. IndustrialCommercial Boiler Population - Final Report,...

436

E-Print Network 3.0 - access microbial populations Sample Search...  

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community or population if we change our scale of inquiry. As an example, consider the spatial... sequence data to examine the spatial structure in microbial populations. This...

437

BUILDING A UNITED STATES DATA BASE: POPULATIONS AT RISK TO ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION  

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BUILDING A UNITED STATES DATA BASE: POPULATIONS AT RISK TO ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTIONBUILDING A UNITED STATES DATA BASE: POPULATIONS AT RISK TO ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION

Sacks, Susan T.

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

438

E-Print Network 3.0 - anthropogenic population collapse Sample...  

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: "Population and Climate Change: A Proposal to Couple Population and Earth System Models" Harald Rybka... , a German RISE intern, will talk about the first steps he...

439

Population internet penetration rate and channel supply chain players' performances  

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With the rapid development of the internet, the population internet penetration rate plays a strategic importance in the dual-channel supply chain. In this research, we use a game-theoretic approach to examine the effect of the population internet penetration rate on the performances of the manufacturer and traditional retailer under the Stackelberg and Bertrand competitive models. Our results suggest that an increase in the population internet penetration rate always has a negative impact on the manufacturer and traditional retailer's profits. Furthermore, when the product is more suitable for the online market, the traditional retailer will be hurt more by the population internet penetration rate. For the manufacturer, although a larger product web fit can increase profits, the population internet penetration rate has a stronger impact on profitability, thus decreasing profits even as the product web fit increases. Our results also suggest that both the manufacturer and the retailer can adopt either of the Stackelberg and Bertrand competitive market structures in the dual-channel supply chain since their profits are unaffected by the two models. The managerial implications of our results are discussed and the probable paths of future research are identified.

Ruiliang Yan; John Wang; Sanjoy Ghose

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

440

The Magellanic Bridge: The Nearest Purely Tidal Stellar Population  

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We report on observations of the stellar populations in twelve fields spanning the region between the Magellanic Clouds, made with the Mosaic-II camera on the 4-meter telescope at the Cerro-Tololo Inter-American Observatory. The two main goals of the observations are to characterize the young stellar population (which presumably formed in situ in the Bridge and therefore represents the nearest stellar population formed from tidal debris), and to search for an older stellar component (which would have been stripped from either Cloud as stars, by the same tidal forces which formed the gaseous Bridge). We determine the star-formation history of the young inter-Cloud population, which provides a constraint on the timing of the gravitational interaction which formed the Bridge. We do not detect an older stellar population belonging to the Bridge in any of our fields, implying that the material that was stripped from the Clouds to form the Magellanic Bridge was very nearly a pure gas.

Jason Harris

2006-12-04T23:59:59.000Z

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Multiscale modeling of oscillations and spiral waves in Dictyostelium populations  

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Unicellular organisms exhibit elaborate collective behaviors in response to environmental cues. These behaviors are controlled by complex biochemical networks within individual cells and coordinated through cell-to-cell communication. Describing these behaviors requires new mathematical models that can bridge scales -- from biochemical networks within individual cells to spatially structured cellular populations. Here, we present a family of multiscale models for the emergence of spiral waves in the social amoeba Dictyostelium discoideum. Our models exploit new experimental advances that allow for the direct measurement and manipulation of the small signaling molecule cAMP used by Dictyostelium cells to coordinate behavior in cellular populations. Inspired by recent experiments, we model the Dictyostelium signaling network as an excitable system coupled to various pre-processing modules. We use this family of models to study spatially unstructured populations by constructing phase diagrams that relate the properties of population-level oscillations to parameters in the underlying biochemical network. We then extend our models to include spatial structure and show how they naturally give rise to spiral waves. Our models exhibit a wide range of novel phenomena including a density dependent frequency change, bistability, and dynamic death due to slow cAMP dynamics. Our modeling approach provides a powerful tool for bridging scales in modeling of Dictyostelium populations.

Javad Noorbakhsh; David Schwab; Allyson Sgro; Thomas Gregor; Pankaj Mehta

2014-09-12T23:59:59.000Z

442

Can coyotes affect deer populations in Southeastern North America?  

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ABSTRACT The coyote (Canis latrans) is a recent addition to the fauna of eastern North America, and in many areas coyote populations have been established for only a decade or two. Although coyotes are known predators of white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) in their historic range, effects this new predator may have on eastern deer populations have received little attention. We speculated that in the southeastern United States, coyotes may be affecting deer recruitment, and we present 5 lines of evidence that suggest this possibility. First, the statewide deer population in South Carolina has declined coincident with the establishment and increase in the coyote population. Second, data sets from the Savannah River Site (SRS) in South Carolina indicate a new mortality source affecting the deer population concurrent with the increase in coyotes. Third, an index of deer recruitment at SRS declined during the period of increase in coyotes. Fourth, food habits data from SRS indicate that fawns are an important food item for coyotes during summer. Finally, recent research from Alabama documented significant coyote predation on fawns there. Although this evidence does not establish cause and effect between coyotes and observed declines in deer recruitment, we argue that additional research should proactively address this topic in the region. We identified several important questions on the nature of the deercoyote relationship in the East.

Kilgo, J., C.; Ray, H., Scott; Ruth, Charles; Miller, Karl, V.

2010-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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E-Print Network 3.0 - allogeneic growth plate Sample Search Results  

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Summary: increasing during the early stages of colonial growth after larval settlement. Parents repressed the growth... may engage in competitive over- growth (Jackson 1977) or...

444

Interfacial and near interfacial crack growth phenomena in metal bonded alumina  

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studies looking at subcritical crack growth at interfaces,An understanding of subcritical crack growth is important,the amount of subcritical crack growth data that could be

Kruzic, Jamie Joseph

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

445

UV spectral measurements at moderately high resolution and of OH resonance scattering resolved by polarization during the MANTRA 20022004 stratospheric balloon flights  

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A moderately high-resolution (stratospheric balloon payloads of 2002 and 2004. The instrument measures both the direct sunlight and the radiation scattered by the atmosphere. The latter can be observed in two orthogonal polarization directions, at 90 from the solar azimuth and at several elevations above the horizon. As the OH molecule is the principal resonant scatterer in this spectral region, this permits the inference of both ozone and OH column amounts as well as limited profile information. This paper describes the instrument and its in-flight characterization, the basic data processing and the influence of several aspects of the flight profile. The direct sun measurements are analyzed both to characterize the spectrometer responsivity to scattered radiation and to estimate the ozone abundance at the flight altitude and above. An example of a high-resolution solar spectrum at 37km altitude is presented and compared with others in the literature. The measured OH and Rayleigh-scattered spectra are used to derive OH radiation intensity measurements (the OH airglow), which are compared with others in the literature.

D.W. Tarasick; D.I. Wardle; C.T. McElroy; C. McLinden; S. Brown; B. Solheim

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

446

Population Physiologically-Based Pharmacokinetic Modeling for the Human  

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Population Physiologically-Based Pharmacokinetic Modeling for the Human Population Physiologically-Based Pharmacokinetic Modeling for the Human Lactational Transfer of PCB 153 with Consideration of Worldwide Human Biomonitoring Results Title Population Physiologically-Based Pharmacokinetic Modeling for the Human Lactational Transfer of PCB 153 with Consideration of Worldwide Human Biomonitoring Results Publication Type Journal Article Year of Publication 2008 Authors Redding, Laurel E., Michael D. Sohn, Thomas E. McKone, Shu-Li Wang, Dennis P. H. Hsieh, and Raymond S. H. Yang Journal Environmental Health Perspectives Volume 116 Issue 12 Pagination 1629-1634 Keywords bayesian inference, body burden, environmental chemistry, exposure & risk group, human milk biomonitoring, indoor environment department, lactational transfer, pcb 153, physiologically-based pharmacokinetic modeling, pollutant fate and transport modeling, poly-chlorinated biphenyls, reverse dosimetry

447

Session: What do we know about cumulative or population impacts  

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This session at the Wind Energy and Birds/Bats workshop consisted of a panel discussion followed by a discussion/question and answer period. The panelists were Paul Kerlinger, Curry and Kerlinger, LLC, Al Manville, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and Bill Kendall, US Geological Service. The panel addressed the potential cumulative impacts of wind turbines on bird and bat populations over time. Panel members gave brief presentations that touched on what is currently known, what laws apply, and the usefulness of population modeling. Topics addressed included which sources of modeling should be included in cumulative impacts, comparison of impacts from different modes of energy generation, as well as what research is still needed regarding cumulative impacts of wind energy development on bird and bat populations.

Kerlinger, Paul; Manville, Al; Kendall, Bill

2004-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

448

Catalyzing Low Carbon Growth in Developing Countries | Open Energy  

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Catalyzing Low Carbon Growth in Developing Countries Catalyzing Low Carbon Growth in Developing Countries Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary Name: Catalyzing Low Carbon Growth in Developing Countries: Public Finance Mechanisms to scale up private sector investment in climate solutions Agency/Company /Organization: United Nations Environment Programme Sector: Energy Focus Area: Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency Topics: Finance, Low emission development planning, Policies/deployment programs Resource Type: Guide/manual Website: sefi.unep.org/fileadmin/media/sefi/docs/publications/PublicPrivateWeb. Catalyzing Low Carbon Growth in Developing Countries: Public Finance Mechanisms to scale up private sector investment in climate solutions Screenshot References: Catalyzing Low Carbon Growth in Developing Countries[1]

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Calculations of population transfer during intense laser pulses  

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Recent experiments by several groups have examined the question of population transfer to resonantly excited states during intense short laser pulses, in particular the amount of population that remains ``trapped`` in excited states at the end of a laser pulse. In this chapter we present calculations of population transfer and resonant ionization in xenon at both 660 and 620 nm. At the longer wavelength, the seven photon channel closes at 2.5{times}10{sup 13} W/cm{sup 2}. Pulses with peak intensities higher than this result in ``Rydberg trapping``, the resonant transfer of population to a broad range of high-lying states. The amount of population transferred depends on both the peak intensity and pulse duration. At 620 mm there are numerous possible six photon resonances to states with p or f angular momentum. We have done a large number of calculations for 40 fs pulses at different peak intensities and have examined the population transferred to these low-lying resonant states as a function of the peak laser intensity. We do not have room to comment upon the resonantly enhanced ionized electron energy spectra that we also determine in the same calculations. Our calculations involve the direct numerical integration of the time-dependent Schroedinger equation for an atom interacting with a strong laser field. The time-dependent wave function of a given valence electron is calculated on a spatial grid using a one-electron pseudo potential. This single active electron approximation (SAE) has been shown to be a good approximation for the rare gases at the intensities and wavelengths that we will consider. The SAE potential we use has an explicit angular momentum dependence which allows us to reproduce all of the excited state energies for xenon quite well.

Schafer, K.J.; Kulander, K.C.

1993-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Growth strains and creep in thermally grown alumina : oxide growth mechanisms.  

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In situ measurements of growth strains and creep relaxation in {alpha}-Al{sub 2}O{sub 3} films, isothermally grown on {beta}-NiAl alloys at 1100 C, are reported and analyzed. Samples containing the reactive element Zr, and Zr-free samples, are examined. For Zr-free samples, steady state growth strains are compressive, whereas the growth strains are tensile when the reactive element (RE) is added to the alloy. This behavior is attributed to the counterflow of oxygen and aluminum interstitials, and to simultaneous counterflow of oxygen and aluminum vacancies, all moving through the grain boundaries. Cross diffusing oxygen and aluminum interstitials may merge and combine within the film, forming new oxide along grain boundary walls, a mechanism that leads to an in-plane compressive stress. Cross diffusing oxygen and aluminum vacancies will also merge and combine within the film; in this case material is removed from grain boundary walls, a mechanism that leads to an in-plane tensile stress. When no RE is present, the interstitial mechanism dominates and the resultant stress is compressive. Consistent with the 'dynamic segregation model', the RE slows the outdiffusion of Al interstitials permitting the tensile mechanism to dominate. This interpretation invokes the unconventional view that oxygen and aluminum interstitials and vacancies, created in and driven by the strong chemical gradient, all participate meaningfully in the scale growth process. Grain boundary diffusion measurements were obtained from low stress creep data, interpreted using the Coble model of grain boundary diffusion. Reported diffusion measurements of oxygen through grain boundaries of {alpha}-Al{sub 2}O{sub 3}, which are known to be inconsistent with oxide scale growth, are critically examined. A simple picture, a 'balanced defect model', emerges that is consistent with the dynamic segregation model, observed growth stresses and their dependence on the presence of a reactive element, sequential oxidation experiments, and our best knowledge about grain boundary diffusion coefficients.

Veal, B. W.; Paulikas, A. P.; Materials Science Division

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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South Korea-Green Growth Strategy Support | Open Energy Information  

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South Korea-Green Growth Strategy Support South Korea-Green Growth Strategy Support Jump to: navigation, search Name South Korea-Green Growth Strategy Support Agency/Company /Organization Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) Partner Brazilian Finance Ministry, EMBRAPA, FGV, Danish Energy Agency Sector Energy, Land Topics Low emission development planning Resource Type Publications Website http://www.gggi.org/ Program Start 2010 Country South Korea Eastern Asia References Global Green Growth Institute[1] Contents 1 Overview 2 Brazil 3 Indonesia 4 References Overview The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) was founded on the belief that economic growth and environmental sustainability are not merely compatible objectives; their integration is essential for the future of humankind. GGGI is dedicated to pioneering and diffusing a new model of economic

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Korea's Green Growth Strategy: Mitigating Climate Change and Developing New  

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Korea's Green Growth Strategy: Mitigating Climate Change and Developing New Korea's Green Growth Strategy: Mitigating Climate Change and Developing New Growth Engines Jump to: navigation, search Name Korea's Green Growth Strategy: Mitigating Climate Change and Developing New Growth Engines Agency/Company /Organization Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development Topics Policies/deployment programs, Pathways analysis, Background analysis Resource Type Publications, Guide/manual Website http://www.oecd.org/officialdo Country South Korea UN Region Eastern Asia References Korea's Green Growth Strategy[1] Overview "Korea's greenhouse gas emissions almost doubled between 1990 and 2005, the highest growth rate in the OECD area. Korea recently set a target of reducing emissions by 30% by 2020 relative to a "business as usual"

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Ethiopia-Green Growth Planning | Open Energy Information  

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Ethiopia-Green Growth Planning Ethiopia-Green Growth Planning Jump to: navigation, search Name Ethiopia-Green Growth Planning Agency/Company /Organization Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) Partner Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) Sector Climate Focus Area Renewable Energy, Economic Development Topics Finance, Low emission development planning, -LEDS, -NAMA, Market analysis, Technology characterizations Website http://www.gggi.org/project/ma Program Start 2011 Program End 2016 Country Ethiopia Eastern Africa References Global Green Growth Institute[1] Cambodia Green Growth Planning[2] Overview "GGGI supports emerging and developing countries that seek to develop rigorous green growth economic development strategies. It does so by placing the best available analytical tools at their disposal, building

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Cambodia-Green Growth Planning | Open Energy Information  

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Cambodia-Green Growth Planning Cambodia-Green Growth Planning Jump to: navigation, search Name Cambodia-Green Growth Planning Agency/Company /Organization Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) Partner Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) Sector Climate Focus Area Renewable Energy, Economic Development Topics Finance, Low emission development planning, -LEDS, -NAMA, Market analysis, Technology characterizations Website http://www.gggi.org/project/ma Program Start 2011 Program End 2016 Country Cambodia South-Eastern Asia References Global Green Growth Institute[1] Cambodia Green Growth Planning[2] Overview "GGGI supports emerging and developing countries that seek to develop rigorous green growth economic development strategies. It does so by placing the best available analytical tools at their disposal, building

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From Climate Finance to Financing Green Growth | Open Energy Information  

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Page Page Edit with form History Facebook icon Twitter icon » From Climate Finance to Financing Green Growth Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: From Climate Finance to Financing Green Growth Agency/Company /Organization: ClimateWorks, European Climate Foundation Sector: Climate Topics: Finance Resource Type: Publications Website: www.project-catalyst.info/images/publications/101127_from_climate_fina From Climate Finance to Financing Green Growth Screenshot References: From Climate Finance to Financing Green Growth[1] Logo: From Climate Finance to Financing Green Growth "This document outlines the benefits of green growth and the importance of developing the right policies to support a transition towards the low carbon economy. It assesses the financing needs of green growth in

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Peru-Green Growth Planning | Open Energy Information  

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Peru-Green Growth Planning Peru-Green Growth Planning Jump to: navigation, search Name Peru-Green Growth Planning Agency/Company /Organization Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) Partner Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) Sector Climate Focus Area Renewable Energy, Economic Development Topics Finance, Low emission development planning, -LEDS, -NAMA, Market analysis, Technology characterizations Website http://www.gggi.org/project/ma Program Start 2011 Program End 2016 Country Peru South America References Global Green Growth Institute[1] Cambodia Green Growth Planning[2] Overview "GGGI supports emerging and developing countries that seek to develop rigorous green growth economic development strategies. It does so by placing the best available analytical tools at their disposal, building

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CDKN-Green Growth: Implications for Development Planning | Open Energy  

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CDKN-Green Growth: Implications for Development Planning CDKN-Green Growth: Implications for Development Planning Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary Name: CDKN-Green Growth: Implications for Development Planning Agency/Company /Organization: Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN) Sector: Energy Topics: Low emission development planning, Market analysis, Pathways analysis, Policies/deployment programs Resource Type: Guide/manual, Publications User Interface: Other Website: cdkn.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/CDKN-Guide-to-Green-Growth.pdf Cost: Free Language: English CDKN-Green Growth: Implications for Development Planning Screenshot References: CDKN-Green Growth: Implications for Development Planning[1] Logo: CDKN-Green Growth: Implications for Development Planning "This guide by CDKN aims to support national planners and policy makers in

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Dynamics of growth roughening and smoothening on Ge (001)  

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We present reflection high-energy electron diffraction measurements of the evolution of surface morphology during molecular beam epitaxy of Ge on Ge (001) and subsequent annealing. We find that there is a critical ''growth roughening'' temperature (375 C) above which a smooth surface remains smooth during growth, but below which it roughens during growth. Surprisingly, smooth starting surfaces never appear to roughen without bound, but reach steady-state roughnesses which depend on temperature and deposition rate. The results can be fit empirically with simple phenomenological equations based on a competition between growth roughening and growth smoothening of a ''pseudo-statistical'' surface. Furthermore, growth-roughened surfaces tend to smoothen, after growth, at a rate consistent with an Ostwald-like ripening mechanism. 4 figs.

Chason, E.; Tsao, J.Y.; Horn, K.M.; Picraux, S.T.

1988-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Growth histories in bimetric massive gravity  

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We perform cosmological perturbation theory in Hassan-Rosen bimetric gravity for general homogeneous and isotropic backgrounds. In the de Sitter approximation, we obtain decoupled sets of massless and massive scalar gravitational fluctuations. Matter perturbations then evolve like in Einstein gravity. We perturb the future de Sitter regime by the ratio of matter to dark energy, producing quasi-de Sitter space. In this more general setting the massive and massless fluctuations mix. We argue that in the quasi-de Sitter regime, the growth of structure in bimetric gravity differs from that of Einstein gravity.

Berg, Marcus; Buchberger, Igor [Department of Physics, Karlstad University, 651 88 Karlstad (Sweden); Enander, Jonas; Mrtsell, Edvard; Sjrs, Stefan, E-mail: marcus.berg@kau.se, E-mail: igor.buchberger@kau.se, E-mail: enander@fysik.su.se, E-mail: edvard@fysik.su.se, E-mail: stefans@fysik.su.se [Oskar Klein Center, Stockholm University, Albanova University Center, 106 91 Stockholm (Sweden)

2012-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Coupling between grain growth and grain rotation  

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Grain boundary motion during grain growth or recrystallization is considered as a diffusion process of atomic movement across the boundary. It can be accompanied by subgrain rotation or nanograin rotation. However grain boundary migration can be achieved also by dislocation motion or creep. The evidence is the power law relationship between driving force and boundary velocity for large driving forces and an activation energy which approaches that of self-diffusion at low driving forces and decreases with increasing driving force. The creep mechanism may or may not involve grain rotation. Experimental evidences and dislocation models are discussed in reference to coupling between boundary migration and grain rotation.

Bhakta B. Rath; M. Winning; J. C. M. Li

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Growth and propagation of Acer grandidentatum Nutt.  

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to exogenous auxins, time of season, and type of cutting to determine ability to root from cuttings of current season's growth. Five month old seedlings from the Sabinal source averaged 13. 0 + 1. 9 cm (st. dev. ) in height. At nine months of age, a posi... utilizing softwood and semihardwood single node, 6 cm terminal, or 25 cm terminal cuttings taken from 7 trees during June to September and treated with 0. 1X IBA and 0. 4% IBA. Approximately 26/ of the cuttings callused. Vascular differentiation...

Tankersley, Boyce Elbert

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

462

Cetacean Distribution in Ecuador: Spatial and Temporal Relationships between Ocean Fronts and the Apex Predator Population  

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Five line transect surveys for marine mammals were conducted offshore of mainland Ecuador and the Galpagos Islands from 2008-2011. These data were used in conjunction with MODIS (Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer) observations of ocean...

O'Hern, Julia

2012-12-10T23:59:59.000Z

463

Decadal growth of black carbon emissions in India - article no. L02807  

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A Geographical Information System (GIS) based methodology has been used to construct the black carbon (BC) emission inventory for the Indian geographical region. The distribution of emissions from a broader level to a spatial resolution of 1{sup o} x 1{sup o} grid has been carried out by considering micro level details and activity data of fossil fuels and bio-fuels. Our calculated total BC emissions were 1343.78 Gg and 835.50 Gg for the base years 2001 and 1991 respectively with a decadal growth of around 61%, which is highly significant. The district level analysis shows a diverse spatial distribution with the top 10% emitting districts contributing nearly 50% of total BC emission. Coal contributes more than 50% of total BC emission. All the metropolitan cities show high BC emissions due to high population density giving rise to high vehicular emissions and more demand of energy.

Sahu, S.K.; Beig, G.; Sharma, C. [Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, Pune (India)

2008-01-15T23:59:59.000Z

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29 National Statistics Population Trends 106 Winter 2001  

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provided by the Office for National Statistics on migra- tion of the employed by citizenship.They indicate29 National Statistics Population Trends 106 Winter 2001 International migration to and from the United Kingdom since 1975, with a particular focus on those in employment,and drew on many sources

Jones, Peter JS

465

Population studies, No. 43 Demographic and social implications  

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Population studies, No. 43 Demographic and social implications of low fertility for family such as employment and training, health, social protection, housing, education and social services. The study which patterns in the family and non-family sectors. It examines the social implications of childlessness, single

Løw, Erik

466

Application of GIS to spatial analysis of mesofault populations  

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This paper presents a GIS approach to spatial analysis of fault populations. Coherence between fault moment tensors, a concept borrowed from the geophysical works of Kagan and Knopoff [1985a. Geophysical Journal of the Royal Astronomical Society 81(2), ... Keywords: Faults, GIS customization, Spatial analysis, Structural analysis, Tensor

Mauro Alberti

2005-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

467

Fast and accurate inference of local ancestry in Latino populations  

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......on Latinos as well as admixtures of 3 ancestral populations merits further study. The authors wish it to be known that, in their...American data. We would also like to thank Alkes L. Price, Nick Patterson and Noah Zaitlen for helpful comments and suggestions......

Yael Baran; Bogdan Pasaniuc; Sriram Sankararaman; Dara G. Torgerson; Christopher Gignoux; Celeste Eng; William Rodriguez-Cintron; Rocio Chapela; Jean G. Ford; Pedro C. Avila; Jose Rodriguez-Santana; Esteban Gonzlez Burchard; Eran Halperin

2012-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Associative Learning Enhances Population Coding by Inverting Interneuronal Correlation Patterns  

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in population co- des is unknown. Because the pattern of firing rate correlations between neurons--an emergent neurons. One such property that learning could target is the correlation between neural firing rates circuits contain neurons with heterogeneous tuning functions. In s

Gentner, Timothy

469

TWO POPULATIONS OF GAMMA-RAY BURST RADIO AFTERGLOWS  

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The detection rate of gamma-ray burst (GRB) afterglows is ?30% at radio wavelengths, much lower than in the X-ray (?95%) or optical (?70%) bands. The cause of this low radio detection rate has previously been attributed to limited observing sensitivity. We use visibility stacking to test this idea, and conclude that the low detection rate is instead due to two intrinsically different populations of GRBs: radio-bright and radio-faint. We calculate that no more than 70% of GRB afterglows are truly radio-bright, leaving a significant population of GRBs that lack a radio afterglow. These radio-bright GRBs have higher gamma-ray fluence, isotropic energies, X-ray fluxes, and optical fluxes than the radio-faint GRBs, thus confirming the existence of two physically distinct populations. We suggest that the gamma-ray efficiency of the prompt emission is responsible for the difference between the two populations. We also discuss the implications for future radio and optical surveys.

Hancock, P. J.; Gaensler, B. M.; Murphy, T., E-mail: Paul.Hancock@Sydney.edu.au [Also at Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for All-sky Astrophysics (CAASTRO), The University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia. (Australia)

2013-10-20T23:59:59.000Z

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How do variations in seasonality affect population Electronic Supplementary Material  

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How do variations in seasonality affect population cycles? Electronic Supplementary Material Rachel is the Holling Type II functional form which incorporates handling time of prey. The predators have a logistic the procedure in Taylor et al. (2012). The bifurcation diagrams were created using essentially standard

Sherratt, Jonathan A.

471

Proceedings: Workshop on Compensatory Mechanisms in Fish Populations  

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This report contains a summary of an EPRI workshop on compensatory mechanisms in fish populations, held in February 1982 in Palo Alto, California. The participants recommended two broad conceptual frameworks for the development of a research program and identified major research activities. These plans were later integrated into a final research program, which is included here.

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1982-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Mechanisms of Compensatory Response of Fish Populations: Workshop Proceedings  

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How completely do fish populations naturally compensate for mortalities associated with power generation? This summary of three EPRI planning workshops suggests the research needed to develop tools for quantifying those natural processes in support of utility site selection and permit efforts.

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1987-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

473

A Note on General Adaptation in Populations of Painting Robots  

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A Note on General Adaptation in Populations of Painting Robots Dan Ashlock Mathematics Department is evolved to perform the task of competitively painting the floor of a toroidal room. Two robots are present in any given room and paint us- ing distinct colors. The fitness of a robot is the amount of floor

Ashlock, Dan

474

Mobile Measurement of Behavioral and Social Health at Population Scale  

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framework } Week-long mHealth field studies with addictive populations } Automated Assessment of Behavioral puffs from respiration } Conversations from respiration } Open Research Challenges for mHealth } Modeling and Analytics of continuous mHealth measures } Invisible Sensing #12;AutoSense Wearable Sensor

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Dung survey bias and elephant population estimates in southern Mozambique  

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Dung survey bias and elephant population estimates in southern Mozambique Pieter I. Olivier, Sam M and extracted an age structure from boli diameters for the elephants living in the Maputo Elephant Reserve. Our,672 dung piles encountered on 204 line-transects. The reserve had at least 311 (95% CI: 198­490) elephants

Pretoria, University of

476

Evaluating an icon of population persistence: the Devil's Hole pupfish  

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...status among conservation biologists because...colonized this pool well after the...upper 27 m of the water, with a surface...implications for conservation listing. Conserv...populations. In Conservation science and action...calcite record of water table fluctuation...shifts in the gene pool of a managed...

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Integrating common and rare genetic variation in diverse human populations  

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in global populations supports deeper interrogation of genomic variation and its role in human disease Genome Project1 , the SNP Consortium2 and the International HapMap Project3 collectively identified ,10 identified hundreds of novel genomic loci that influence human diseases4 . Nonetheless, our knowledge

Keinan, Alon

478

Genotype-Imputation Accuracy across Worldwide Human Populations  

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human populations has facilitated the mapping of complex-disease loci in genome-wide association (GWA) studies. These databases, such as The International HapMap Project (2.5 to 4 million SNPs genome-wide1 as ``reference panels,'' useful for diverse purposes in human genetics. Information in reference panels can

Rosenberg, Noah

479

Evaluating an icon of population persistence: the Devil's Hole pupfish  

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...research-article Research articles 1001 60 197 Evaluating an icon of population persistence: the Devil's Hole pupfish J. Michael...Based on our analyses, we conclude that rather than being an icon of unusual persistence in isolation, the Devil's Hole pupfish...

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Introduction to Health Services Research Population Health 796  

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1 Introduction to Health Services Research Population Health 796 University of Wisconsin used in the field of health service research. What is health services research? Health services researchers focus on some of the most complex and challenging issues currently affecting health care

Sheridan, Jennifer

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A Review of Cancer in U.S. Hispanic Populations  

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...populations of European ancestry and to search for novel risk variants that may be more...Cohort N a Expected cancer cases b Cohort website California Teachers Study 50,000 530...Publica 2009;25:394-400. 84. Chuang SC , La Vecchia C, Boffetta P.Liver cancer...

Robert W. Haile; Esther M. John; A. Joan Levine; Victoria K. Cortessis; Jennifer B. Unger; Melissa Gonzales; Elad Ziv; Patricia Thompson; Donna Spruijt-Metz; Katherine L. Tucker; Jonine L. Bernstein; Thomas E. Rohan; Gloria Y.F. Ho; Melissa L. Bondy; Maria Elena Martinez; Linda Cook; Mariana C. Stern; Marcia Cruz Correa; Jonelle Wright; Seth J. Schwartz; Lourdes Baezconde-Garbanati; Victoria Blinder; Patricia Miranda; Richard Hayes; George Friedman-Jimnez; Kristine R. Monroe; Christopher A. Haiman; Brian E. Henderson; Duncan C. Thomas; and Paolo Boffetta

2012-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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RESEARCH Open Access Genetic variation and population structure of  

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the Nile Valley has a long history of succession of different groups, coupled with demographic and linguistic diversity among the people living in east Africa, Sudan and the Nile Valley. The region around populations suggest that migration, potentially bidirectional, occurred along the Nile river Valley, which

Jakobsson, Mattias

483

Autonomous Robot Navigation in Highly Populated Pedestrian Zones  

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Autonomous Robot Navigation in Highly Populated Pedestrian Zones Rainer K¨ummerle Department@informatik.uni-freiburg.de Abstract In the past, there has been a tremendous progress in the area of autonomous robot naviga- tion for autonomous robots as they are rather unstructured and dynamic. In this paper, we present a navigation system

Teschner, Matthias

484

Population difference thermometry for ultra-low temperatures  

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The authors report measurements of the asymmetry of the intensities of the quadrupolar fine structure of NMR lines in ferromagnetic MnSb down to 30 mK. The asymmetry ratios provide a means of measuring the temperature, and is an example of the use of population difference thermometry as a primary thermometer for ultra-low temperatures. 5 refs., 2 figs.

Andersen, P.M.; Sullivan, N.S.; Andraka, B.; Xia, J.S.; Adams, E.D. [Univ. of Florida, Gainesville (United States)

1992-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE MANAGEMENT OF THE MARINE TURTLE POPULATION S  

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RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE MANAGEMENT OF THE MARINE TURTLE POPULATION S OF PULAU SIPADAN, SABAH Page EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 1 Introduction 1 Threats to the Turtles of Sipadan 1 Recommendations 3 . METHODOLOGY 6 2 .1 Description of the Nesting Beach 7 2 .2 Records of Turtle Nesting Density

Prestwich, Ken

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ON THE TURTLE POPULATION S OF THE ISLANDS OF PAHANG  

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A REPORT ON THE TURTLE POPULATION S OF THE ISLANDS OF PAHANG AND SUGGESTIONS FOR THEIR MANAGEMENT 30423 / Telefax : 03-756-5594 #12;CONTENTS Page EXECUTIVE SUMMARY . . .. . 1 The Status of the Turtles DENSITY OF THE TURTLES 4 4 .1 Pulau Tioman 5 4 .1 .1 Beaches on the West Coast of Tioman 5 4 .1 .2

Prestwich, Ken

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Automatic population of korean information in linking open data  

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This paper presents an automatic populating method which adds non-English factual information into Linking Open Data (LOD). Unlike previous approaches, we extract semantic data from non-structured information, i.e. sentences, and use WordNet to link ... Keywords: QA system, cross-lingual link discovery, hedge detection, linking open data

Shin-Jae Kang; In-Su Kang

2012-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Host genetics and population structure effects on parasitic disease  

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...participants was carried out on a household basis. Individuals aged 3...belonging to a total of 165 households [13,14]. (c) The Posse...Although primarily of Hispanic European descent, this population...becomes a standard shared household model in which individuals...

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Aeration Due to Breaking Waves. Part I: Bubble Populations  

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The population of bubbles produced by breaking waves in (10 m) winds of up to 12 m s?1 is analyzed using calibrated images from a vertical pencil-beam sonar system placed on the seabed near the Dutch coast. The structure in the images is ...

A. Graham; D. K. Woolf; A. J. Hall

2004-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Genetic Structure of the Kuwaiti Population: Mitochondrial DNA Markers  

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Families Migration: .......................................................................................... 20 Oil Discovery & its Impact:....................................................................................... 22 Genetic Structure... populations of the Arabian Peninsula (Abu-Amero et al. 2008; Alshamali et al. 2009; Beyin 2006; Carter 2006; Rose 2007). The Arabian Peninsula consists of seven countries: Yemen, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Bahrain, Kuwait, and Jordan (Rose...

Theyab, Jasem

2010-06-14T23:59:59.000Z

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Public Health Genomics Population Health Sciences 650 Section 023  

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Public Health Genomics Population Health Sciences 650 Section 023 Summer 2009, 07/20/09 ­ 07: Public health genomics is a new discipline that uses knowledge gained from genetic and molecular research and the social sciences, and much more. This course will provide 1) an introduction to public health genomics, 2

Sheridan, Jennifer

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Analyses of lettuce drop incidence and population structure of Sclerotinia sclerotiorum and S-minor  

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Sclerotinia sclerotiorum on canola. Phytopathology 82:875-sclerotiorum populations from canola (17), cabbage (7), and

Wu, B M; Subbarao, Krishna V

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Analyses of Lettuce Drop Incidence and Population Structure of Sclerotinia sclerotiorum and S. minor  

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Sclerotinia sclerotiorum on canola. Phytopathology 82:875-sclerotiorum populations from canola (17), cabbage (7), and

Subbarao, K V

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Growth through conservation: DSM in Mexico  

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Mexico's electricity consumption is expected to grow at an average annual rate of about 6 percent between 1992 and 2000; a slightly higher growth rate is anticipated in the industrial sector. To meet this demand, the Comision Federal de Electricidad (CFE), Mexico's national utility, plans to build almost 14,000 MW of additional generating capacity, which is to come on line between 1993 and 2000 at an estimated cost of US $34 billion (including additional transmission and distribution investments). In 2000, such a capacity expansion would represent a 78-percent increase over 1990. As a result, CFE faces substantial increases in its external indebtedness in the 1990s, and unattractive option for a utility that had already accumulated nearly $1 billion in external debt as of the end of 1991. Significant growth in CFE's indebtedness would represent a setback for a nation that has worked diligently over several years to contain and reduce nearly unmanageable levels of external public-sector debt. Additionally, there are large, competing capital requirements in Mexico for other public services, such as roads, water, and sewage systems. It is in this context that Mexico is considering alternatives to the conventional approach to capacity expansion and is exploring a complementary alternative: demand-side management (DSM). Compared to other countries in Latin America, Mexico is well ahead in implementing both innovative tariff mechanisms and pilot projects.

Rodriguez, I.; Wolcott, D.

1993-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Population balance modeling -an application in particle technology  

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Preparation Feed #2 Preparation . . . Feed #N Preparation · Vaporization · Pumping/Compression · Addition Formation/Growth Control · Agglomeration Control · Cooling/Heating · Wall Scale Removal © R.B. Diemer, Jr #2 Preparation . . . Feed #N Preparation Treatment Reagents Waste · Absorption · Adsorption Vent

Ehrman, Sheryl H.

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Resources, population, environment: an oversupply of false bad news  

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...1 percent per year-from...of work a day on a plot...growth rate per decade' 1432...capita food production in the world...1972 104 120 1973 108 126 1974...strength ofthe OPEC cartel to...the cost of production. But the...crisis" of 1973 it was still...to $0.15 per barrel in...

JL Simon

1980-06-27T23:59:59.000Z

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Compensatory mechanisms in fish populations: Literature reviews: Volume 3, A critical review of mathematical models for fish compensation mechanisms: Final report  

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A critical review of population dynamics models was performed to describe previous models and to recommend approaches for future research on compensation in fish population. The models were first classified into five categories, i.e., theoretical, stock-recruitment, biomass (bioenergetic), population (number), and life cycle functions. Models in each category were then reviewed for their formulations, assumptions, limitations, and performances. A majority of the models were found to have been formulated to calculate parameters that could not be directly measured. Models developed to evaluate entrainment and impingement impacts were often applied without validation against observed data. To advance the scientific understanding of fish compensation mechanisms, future research should include complimentary studies in both model development and empirical observation. Modeling will provide a theoretical framework to integrate individual compensation mechanisms and to relate them to population level responses. Empirical observation, on the other hand, will furnish data to verify the theory. The fish compensation model should use a cohort representation that allows the incorporation of the relationships between life cycle processes and environmental conditions. Growth and mortality of fish in early life stages should be related to weather, hydrology, temperature and food in addition to competition and predation. Environmental data with an inherent stochasticity should be used as input to produce verifiable real time variations in year class strength.

Chen, C.W.

1987-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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WEF-Green Growth Partnerships Initiative | Open Energy Information  

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WEF-Green Growth Partnerships Initiative WEF-Green Growth Partnerships Initiative Jump to: navigation, search Name WEF-Green Growth Partnerships Initiative Agency/Company /Organization World Economic Forum Partner Global Green Growth Institute, Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN), United Kingdom Government Sector Energy, Land, Climate Topics Finance, Low emission development planning Resource Type Case studies/examples Website http://www.weforum.org/ Program Start 2011 References WEF Site[1] IISD News[2] Abstract The Green Growth Partnerships (GGP) Initiative is convening public, private and expert practitioners in a unique advisory platform to leverage private finance into low carbon investments in developing countries. "The Green Growth Partnerships (GGP) Initiative is convening public,

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Event:Green Growth Forum 2013 | Open Energy Information  

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Green Growth Forum 2013 Green Growth Forum 2013 Jump to: navigation, search Calendar.png Green Growth Forum 2013: 8:00-12:00 on 2013/01/25 The Green Growth Forum on January 25 will bring together international experts and Ireland's leaders in green finance, technology, energy and innovation to look at how Ireland can be a leader in the low carbon economy. Event Details Name Green Growth Forum 2013 Date 2013/01/25 Time 8:00-12:00 Location Dublin, Ireland Tags LEDS, Training, CLEAN Website Event Website Ret LikeLike UnlikeLike You like this.Sign Up to see what your friends like. rieved from "http://en.openei.org/w/index.php?title=Event:Green_Growth_Forum_2013&oldid=574556" Category: Events What links here Related changes Special pages Printable version Permanent link Browse properties

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Indonesia-Low Carbon Growth Project | Open Energy Information  

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Indonesia-Low Carbon Growth Project Indonesia-Low Carbon Growth Project Jump to: navigation, search Name Indonesia Low Carbon Growth Project Agency/Company /Organization United Kingdom Department for International Development Partner Ministry of Finance Sector Climate Focus Area Greenhouse Gas, People and Policy Topics Co-benefits assessment, Finance, Implementation, Low emission development planning Website http://projects.dfid.gov.uk/pr Program Start 2010 Program End 2012 Country Indonesia South-Eastern Asia References Indonesia Low Carbon Growth Project[1] Programme of support to the Ministry of Finance to support it to develop policies, structures and financing mechanisms integral to Indonesia's low-carbon growth strategy. References ↑ "Indonesia Low Carbon Growth Project"