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Plevna, Kansas: Energy Resources | Open Energy Information  

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Plevna, Kansas: Energy Resources Plevna, Kansas: Energy Resources Jump to: navigation, search Equivalent URI DBpedia Coordinates 37.9722362°, -98.3086791° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":37.9722362,"lon":-98.3086791,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Carter Co. Harding Co. Perkins Co. Dunn Co. Dawson Co. Fallon Co.  

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

PENNEL PENNEL BUFFALO LITTLE KNIFE FRYBURG MONDAK PLEVNA LOOKOUT BUTTE E ELKHORN RANCH DICKINSON CADY CREEK MEDICINE POLE HILLS BICENTENNIAL ROOSEVELT BIG STICK ROUGH RIDER MONARCH TREE TOP LOOKOUT BUTTE BUCKHORN MEDORA FLAT TOP BUTTE ELAND DEMORES ASH COULEE WHISKEY JOE GAS CITY DAVIS CREEK WINDY RIDGE POKER JIM PLEVNA S KNUTSON STATE LINE BELL BEAR CREEK ELKHORN RANCH N PIERRE CREEK LONE BUTTE ZENITH MANNING SQUAW GAP AMOR STADIUM HEART S HILINE ASH MARY GAYLORD BULL CREEK HALEY SHORT PINE HILLS W CABIN CREEK GASLIGHT CUPTON DEVILS PASS LITTLE MISSOURI LITTLE BEAVER COOKS PEAK LITTLE BEAVER E CORAL CREEK BEAVER CREEK MORGAN DRAW WATERHOLE CREEK DEER CREEK GRASSY BUTTE CROOKED CREEK CINNAMON CREEK HORSE CREEK KILLDEER SQUARE BUTTE GRAND RIVER RIDER ROCKY RIDGE FOUR EYES TRACY MOUNTAIN COYOTE CREEK HAY DRAW SAND CREEK ROCKY HILL

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Carter Co. Harding Co. Perkins Co. Dunn Co. Dawson Co. Fallon Co.  

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

PENNEL PENNEL BUFFALO LITTLE KNIFE FRYBURG MONDAK PLEVNA LOOKOUT BUTTE E ELKHORN RANCH DICKINSON CADY CREEK MEDICINE POLE HILLS BICENTENNIAL ROOSEVELT BIG STICK ROUGH RIDER MONARCH TREE TOP LOOKOUT BUTTE BUCKHORN MEDORA FLAT TOP BUTTE ELAND DEMORES ASH COULEE WHISKEY JOE GAS CITY DAVIS CREEK WINDY RIDGE POKER JIM PLEVNA S KNUTSON STATE LINE BELL BEAR CREEK ELKHORN RANCH N PIERRE CREEK LONE BUTTE ZENITH MANNING SQUAW GAP AMOR STADIUM HEART S HILINE ASH MARY GAYLORD BULL CREEK HALEY SHORT PINE HILLS W CABIN CREEK GASLIGHT CUPTON DEVILS PASS LITTLE MISSOURI LITTLE BEAVER COOKS PEAK LITTLE BEAVER E CORAL CREEK BEAVER CREEK MORGAN DRAW WATERHOLE CREEK DEER CREEK GRASSY BUTTE CROOKED CREEK CINNAMON CREEK HORSE CREEK KILLDEER SQUARE BUTTE GRAND RIVER RIDER ROCKY RIDGE FOUR EYES TRACY MOUNTAIN COYOTE CREEK HAY DRAW SAND CREEK ROCKY HILL

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Carter Co. Harding Co. Perkins Co. Dunn Co. Dawson Co. Fallon Co.  

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

BUFFALO BUFFALO PENNEL LITTLE KNIFE FRYBURG MONDAK PLEVNA LOOKOUT BUTTE E ELKHORN RANCH DICKINSON CADY CREEK BICENTENNIAL MEDICINE POLE HILLS BIG STICK ROOSEVELT ROUGH RIDER MONARCH TREE TOP LOOKOUT BUTTE BUCKHORN MEDORA FLAT TOP BUTTE ELAND DEMORES ASH COULEE WHISKEY JOE GAS CITY DAVIS CREEK WINDY RIDGE POKER JIM PLEVNA S KNUTSON BELL STATE LINE BEAR CREEK ELKHORN RANCH N PIERRE CREEK LONE BUTTE ZENITH MANNING SQUAW GAP AMOR HEART S STADIUM HILINE ASH MARY LAKE ILO GAYLORD BULL CREEK HALEY BULLY SHORT PINE HILLS W CABIN CREEK GASLIGHT CUPTON DEVILS PASS LITTLE MISSOURI LITTLE BEAVER COOKS PEAK LITTLE BEAVER E CORAL CREEK BEAVER CREEK MORGAN DRAW WATERHOLE CREEK DEER CREEK GRASSY BUTTE CROOKED CREEK CINNAMON CREEK HORSE CREEK KILLDEER SQUARE BUTTE GRAND RIVER RIDER ROCKY RIDGE TRACY MOUNTAIN FOUR EYES COYOTE CREEK HAY DRAW SAND CREEK

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Lookout Wind Farm | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Lookout Wind Farm Lookout Wind Farm Facility Lookout Sector Wind energy Facility Type Commercial Scale Wind Facility Status In Service Owner Edison Mission Group Developer Edison Mission Group Energy Purchaser Market Location Northampton and Brothersvalley Townships PA Coordinates 39.850807°, -78.936954° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":39.850807,"lon":-78.936954,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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DOE/EA-1967: Hills Creek-Lookout Point Transmission Line Rebuild...  

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

DOEEA-1967: Hills Creek-Lookout Point Transmission Line Rebuild, Lane County, Oregon DOEEA-1967: Hills Creek-Lookout Point Transmission Line Rebuild, Lane County, Oregon Summary...

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DOE/EA-1967: Hills Creek-Lookout Point Transmission Line Rebuild, Lane County, Oregon  

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

Bonneville Power Administration is preparing an EA to assess potential environmental impacts of the proposed rebuild of its 26-mile 115 kilovolt (kV) wood-pole Hills Creek-Lookout Point transmission line, which is generally located between Lowell and Oakridge, in Lane County, Oregon.

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Optimization of Hydroacoustic Equipment Deployments at Lookout Point and Cougar Dams, Willamette Valley Project, 2010  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The goal of the study was to optimize performance of the fixed-location hydroacoustic systems at Lookout Point Dam (LOP) and the acoustic imaging system at Cougar Dam (CGR) by determining deployment and data acquisition methods that minimized structural, electrical, and acoustic interference. The general approach was a multi-step process from mount design to final system configuration. The optimization effort resulted in successful deployments of hydroacoustic equipment at LOP and CGR.

Johnson, Gary E.; Khan, Fenton; Ploskey, Gene R.; Hughes, James S.; Fischer, Eric S.

2010-08-18T23:59:59.000Z

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Microsoft Word - CX-HillsCreek-LookoutPointWoodPolesFY12_WEB.docx  

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

REPLY TO ATTN OF: KEP-Alvey SUBJECT: Environmental Clearance Memorandum Chad Hamel Project Manager - TEP-TPP-1 Proposed Action: Hills Creek-Lookout Point No. 1 wood pole replacements PP&A Project No.: 2315 (WO# 297311) Categorical Exclusion Applied (from Subpart D, 10 C.F.R. Part 1021): B1.3 Routine maintenance Location: Lane County, Oregon Proposed by: Bonneville Power Administration (BPA), Alvey District Description of the Proposed Action: BPA proposes to replace four deteriorating wood pole structures and associated structural/electrical components (e.g. cross arms, insulators, guy anchors) along the subject transmission line. The poles are located on private residential and US Forest Service land. Landowners will be notified prior to replacement activities. Replacement will be in-

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Hydroacoustic Evaluation of Juvenile Salmonid Passage and Distribution at Lookout Point Dam, 2010  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This report presents the results of an evaluation of juvenile salmonid passage and distribution at Lookout Point Dam (LOP) on the Middle Fork Willamette River. The study was conducted by the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District (USACE). The goal of the study was to provide fish passage and distribution data to support decisions on long-term measures to enhance downstream passage at LOP and others dams in USACEs Willamette Valley Project in response to the listing of Upper Willamette River Spring Chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) and Upper Willamette River steelhead (O. mykiss) as threatened under the Endangered Species Act. During the year-long study period - February 1, 2010 to January 31, 2011the objectives of the hydroacoustic evaluation of fish passage and distribution at LOP were to: 1. Estimate passage rates, run timing, horizontal distribution, and diel distribution at turbine penstock intakes for smolt-size fish. 2. Estimate passage rates, run timing and diel distribution at turbine penstock intakes for small-size fish. 3. Estimate passage rates and run timing at the regulating outlets for smolt-size fish. 4. Estimate vertical distribution of smolt-size fish in the forebay near the upstream face of the dam. The fixed-location hydroacoustic technique was used to accomplish the objectives of this study. Transducers (420 kHz) were deployed in each penstock intake, above each RO entrance, and on the dam face; a total of nine transducers (2 single-beam and 7 split-beam) were used. We summarize the findings from the hydroacoustic evaluation of juvenile salmonid passage and distribution at LOP during February 2010 through January 2011 as follows. Fish passage rates for smolt-size fish (> ~90 mm) were highest during December-January and lowest in mid-summer through early fall. During the entire study period, an estimated total of 142,463 fish 4,444 (95% confidence interval) smolt-size fish passed through turbine penstock intakes. Diel periodicity of smolt-size fish showing crepuscular peaks was evident in fish passage into turbine penstock intakes. Run timing for small-size fish (~65-90 mm) peaked (702 fish) on December 18. Downstream passage of small-size juvenile fish was variable, occurring on two days in the spring, eight days in the summer, and at times throughout late fall and winter. A total of 7,017 690 small-size fish passed through the turbine penstock intakes during the study period. Relatively few fish passed into the ROs when they were open in summer (2 fish/d) and winter (8 fish/d). Fish were surface-oriented with 62-80% above 10 m deep. The highest percentage of fish (30-60%) was in the 5-10 m depth bin. We draw the following conclusions from the study. The non-obtrusive hydroacoustic data from this study are reliable because passage estimates and patterns were similar with those observed in the direct capture data from the tailrace screw trap and were consistent with distribution patterns observed in other studies of juvenile salmonid passage at dams. Fish passage at LOP was apparently affected but not dominated by dam operations and reservoir elevation. The surface-oriented vertical distribution of fish we observed supports development of surface passage or collector devices. In summary, the high-resolution spatially and temporally data reported herein provide detailed estimates of vertical, horizontal, diel, daily, and seasonal passage and distributions at LOP during March 2010 through January 2011. This information is applicable to management decisions on design and development of surface passage and collections devices to help restore Chinook salmon populations in the Middle Fork Willamette River watershed above Lookout Point Dam.

Khan, Fenton; Johnson, Gary E.; Royer, Ida M.; Hughes, James S.; Fischer, Eric S.; Trott, Donna M.; Ploskey, Gene R.

2011-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Hydroacoustic Evaluation of Juvenile Salmonid Passage and Distribution at Lookout Point Dam, 2010  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory evaluated juvenile salmonid passage and distribution at Lookout Point Dam (LOP) on the Middle Fork Willamette River for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District (USACE), to provide data to support decisions on long-term measures to enhance downstream passage at LOP and others dams in USACE's Willamette Valley Project. This study was conducted in response to the listing of Upper Willamette River Spring Chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) and Upper Willamette River steelhead (O. mykiss) as threatened under the Endangered Species Act. We conducted a hydroacoustic evaluation of juvenile salmonid passage and distribution at LOP during February 2010 through January 2011. Findings from this 1 year of study should be applied carefully because annual variation can be expected due to variability in adult salmon escapement, egg-to-fry and fry-to-smolt survival rates, reservoir rearing and predation, dam operations, and weather. Fish passage rates for smolt-size fish (> {approx}90 mm and fish {+-} 4,444 (95% confidence interval) smolt-size fish passed through turbine penstock intakes. Of this total, 84% passed during December-January. Run timing for small-size fish ({approx}65-90 mm) peaked (702 fish) on December 18. Diel periodicity of smolt-size fish showing crepuscular peaks was evident in fish passage into turbine penstock intakes. Relatively few fish passed into the Regulating Outlets (ROs) when they were open in summer (2 fish/d) and winter (8 fish/d). Overall, when the ROs were open, RO efficiency (RO passage divided by total project passage) was 0.004. In linear regression analyses, daily fish passage (turbines and ROs combined) for smolt-size fish was significantly related to project discharge (Pfish passage and each of the three variables in the model-Julian day, log(discharge), and log(abs(forebay delta)); i.e., as any of the environmental variables increase, expected daily fish passage increases. For vertical distribution of fish at the face of the dam, fish were surface-oriented with 62%-80% occurring above 10 m deep. The highest percentage of fish (30%-60%) was found between 5-10-m-deep. During spring and summer, mean target strengths for the analysis periods ranged from -44.2 to -42.1 dB. These values are indicative of yearling-sized juvenile salmon. In contrast, mean target strengths in fall and winter were about -49.0 dB, which are representative of subyearling-sized fish. The high-resolution spatial and temporal data reported herein provide detailed information about vertical, horizontal, diel, daily, and seasonal fish passage rates and distributions at LOP from March 2010 through January 2011. This information will support management decisions on design and development of surface passage and collection devices to help restore Chinook salmon populations in the Middle Fork Willamette River watershed above LOP.

Khan, Fenton; Johnson, Gary E.; Royer, Ida M.; Hughes, James S.; Fischer, Eric S.; Trott, Donna M.; Ploskey, Gene R.

2012-05-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Hydroacoustic Evaluation of Juvenile Salmonid Passage and Distribution at Lookout Point Dam, 2010  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory evaluated juvenile salmonid passage and distribution at Lookout Point Dam (LOP) on the Middle Fork Willamette River for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District (USACE), to provide data to support decisions on long-term measures to enhance downstream passage at LOP and others dams in USACE's Willamette Valley Project. This study was conducted in response to the listing of Upper Willamette River Spring Chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) and Upper Willamette River steelhead (O. mykiss) as threatened under the Endangered Species Act. We conducted a hydroacoustic evaluation of juvenile salmonid passage and distribution at LOP during February 2010 through January 2011. Findings from this 1 year of study should be applied carefully because annual variation can be expected due to variability in adult salmon escapement, egg-to-fry and fry-to-smolt survival rates, reservoir rearing and predation, dam operations, and weather. Fish passage rates for smolt-size fish (> {approx}90 mm and < 300 mm) were highest during December-January and lowest in mid-summer through early fall. Passage peaks were also evident in early spring, early summer, and late fall. During the entire study period, an estimated total of 142,463 fish {+-} 4,444 (95% confidence interval) smolt-size fish passed through turbine penstock intakes. Of this total, 84% passed during December-January. Run timing for small-size fish ({approx}65-90 mm) peaked (702 fish) on December 18. Diel periodicity of smolt-size fish showing crepuscular peaks was evident in fish passage into turbine penstock intakes. Relatively few fish passed into the Regulating Outlets (ROs) when they were open in summer (2 fish/d) and winter (8 fish/d). Overall, when the ROs were open, RO efficiency (RO passage divided by total project passage) was 0.004. In linear regression analyses, daily fish passage (turbines and ROs combined) for smolt-size fish was significantly related to project discharge (P<0.001). This relationship was positive, but there was no relationship between total project passage and forebay elevation (P=0.48) or forebay elevation delta, i.e., day-to-day change in forebay elevation (P=0.16). In multiple regression analyses, a relatively parsimonious model was selected that predicted the observed data well. The multiple regression model indicates a positive trend between expected daily fish passage and each of the three variables in the model-Julian day, log(discharge), and log(abs(forebay delta)); i.e., as any of the environmental variables increase, expected daily fish passage increases. For vertical distribution of fish at the face of the dam, fish were surface-oriented with 62%-80% occurring above 10 m deep. The highest percentage of fish (30%-60%) was found between 5-10-m-deep. During spring and summer, mean target strengths for the analysis periods ranged from -44.2 to -42.1 dB. These values are indicative of yearling-sized juvenile salmon. In contrast, mean target strengths in fall and winter were about -49.0 dB, which are representative of subyearling-sized fish. The high-resolution spatial and temporal data reported herein provide detailed information about vertical, horizontal, diel, daily, and seasonal fish passage rates and distributions at LOP from March 2010 through January 2011. This information will support management decisions on design and development of surface passage and collection devices to help restore Chinook salmon populations in the Middle Fork Willamette River watershed above LOP.

Khan, Fenton; Johnson, Gary E.; Royer, Ida M.; Hughes, James S.; Fischer, Eric S.; Trott, Donna M.; Ploskey, Gene R.

2012-05-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Lookout device for high voltage circuit breaker  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

An improved lockout assembly is provided for a circuit breaker to lock the switch handle into a selected switch position. The lockout assembly includes two main elements, each having a respective foot for engaging a portion of the upper housing wall of the circuit breaker. The first foot is inserted into a groove in the upper housing wall, and the second foot is inserted into an adjacent aperture (e.g., a slot) in the upper housing wall. The first foot is slid under and into engagement with a first portion, and the second foot is slid under and into engagement with a second portion of the upper housing wall. At the same time the respective two feet are placed in engagement with the respective portions of the upper housing wall, two holes, one on each of the respective two main elements of the assembly, are placed in registration; and a locking device, such as a special scissors equipped with a padlock, is installed through the registered holes to secure the lockout assembly on the circuit breaker. When the lockout assembly of the invention is secured on the circuit breaker, the switch handle of the circuit breaker is locked into the selected switch position and prevented from being switched to another switch position.

Kozlowski, L.J.; Shirey, L.A.

1991-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Lookout Mountain, Tennessee: Energy Resources | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Tennessee: Energy Resources Tennessee: Energy Resources Jump to: navigation, search Equivalent URI DBpedia Coordinates 34.9942422°, -85.3494027° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":34.9942422,"lon":-85.3494027,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Microsoft Word - CX-Hillscreek-LookoutPoint_AccessRoad_WEB.doc  

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

Nick Wenzl Line Foreman I - TFE-Alvey Line Foreman III - TFE-Alvey Proposed Action: Wood pole replacement and minor access road maintenance along portions of the Hills...

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1070'0W 10630'0W 1060'0W 10530'0W 490'0N Williston Basin ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

poplar e lustre vaux fork e flat lake goose lake rough rider d wyer sidney mondak w divide flat top butte indian hill glass bluff poe fairview camp bicentennial ...

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Workshop on Test Procedures for Materials for Hydrogen ...  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... Boulder, CO 80302-5821 (303) 442-5688. Gunbarrel Guest House 6901 Lookout Rd. ... Quality Inn & Suites 2020 Arapahoe Ave. ...

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COVER SHEET RESPONSIBLE AGENCY: U.S. Department of Energy (DOE...  

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intends to use the funds to design, permit, and construct a 100-kilowatt wind turbine at Point Lookout, New York. The proposed project would include installation of an...

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Preserving the U.S. Underground and Alternative Press of the 1960s and '70s: History, Prospects, and Microform Sources  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

DC Anvil, The, Sacramento, CA * Appalachian Lookout,CA Mom Guess What! , Sacramento, CA New Sos News, SanCT* People's Witness, Sacramento, CA People's World, San

Tsang, Daniel C

1993-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Black Hawk Lake Fresno River  

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Black Hawk Lake Fresno River R D 4 0 0 RD 415 HWY41 RD 207 REVISRD YO SEM ITE SP RINGS P KY LILLEY County Rosedale Ranch Revis Mountain Daulton Spring Red Top Lookout Buford Mountain Black Hawk Lake

Wang, Zhi

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NEWTON, Ask a Scientist at Argonne National Labs  

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Also a private pilot with a special interest in aeronautical engineering and fluid mechanics. Active volunteer in science education and always on the look-out to stop the...

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Outlook [Caring About Places...  

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Donlyn Lyndon editor Outlook James F. Fulton publisher T o dn w h i c h they join outlook or lookout carries subtlydesign assistant watchman. Outlook becomes a point of view,

Lyndon, Donlyn

1991-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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CX-008832: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of...  

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

CX-008832: Categorical Exclusion Determination Hills Creek-Lookout Point No. 1 Wood Pole Replacements CX(s) Applied: B1.3 Date: 07192012 Location(s): Oregon Offices(s):...

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EA-1816: Final Environmental Assessment | Department of Energy  

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

6: Final Environmental Assessment 6: Final Environmental Assessment EA-1816: Final Environmental Assessment Town of Hempstead Wind-to-Hydrogen Project, Point Lookout, New York The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has provided a grant to the Town of Hempstead, New York (the Town) under the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) Program, and Town Hempstead intends to use the funds to design, permit, and construct a 100-kilowatt wind turbine at Point Lookout, New York. The proposed project would include installation of an underground electrical line from the turbine to the station. The system would convert wind energy to electricity and use that to power an electrolyzer to make pure hydrogen for the Town's fueling facility for the Town's small fleet of vehicles (proposed project). DOE provided the grant under the

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EA-1816: Final Environmental Assessment | Department of Energy  

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816: Final Environmental Assessment 816: Final Environmental Assessment EA-1816: Final Environmental Assessment Town of Hempstead Wind-to-Hydrogen Project, Point Lookout, New York The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has provided a grant to the Town of Hempstead, New York (the Town) under the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) Program, and Town Hempstead intends to use the funds to design, permit, and construct a 100-kilowatt wind turbine at Point Lookout, New York. The proposed project would include installation of an underground electrical line from the turbine to the station. The system would convert wind energy to electricity and use that to power an electrolyzer to make pure hydrogen for the Town's fueling facility for the Town's small fleet of vehicles (proposed project). DOE provided the grant under the

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Energy Department Emergency Response Team Ready to Respond to Hurricane  

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

Department Emergency Response Team Ready to Respond to Department Emergency Response Team Ready to Respond to Hurricane Irene Energy Department Emergency Response Team Ready to Respond to Hurricane Irene August 26, 2011 - 12:15pm Addthis Hurricane Irene made landfall at approximately 7:30 am EDT near Cape Lookout, North Carolina with maximum sustained winds of 85 mph (Category 1). This NOAA GOES-13 satellite image captures Irene’s landfall moment. | Image courtesy of NOAA Hurricane Irene made landfall at approximately 7:30 am EDT near Cape Lookout, North Carolina with maximum sustained winds of 85 mph (Category 1). This NOAA GOES-13 satellite image captures Irene's landfall moment. | Image courtesy of NOAA Patricia A. Hoffman Patricia A. Hoffman Assistant Secretary, Office of Electricity Delivery & Energy Reliability

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Cold Climate Foundation Retrofit Energy Savings: The Simulated Energy and Experimental Hygrothermal Performance of Cold Climate Foundation Wall Insulation Retrofit Measures -- Phase I, Energy Simulation  

SciTech Connect

A split simulation whole building energy/3-dimensional earth contact model (termed the BUFETS/EnergyPlus Model or BEM) capable of modeling the full range of foundation systems found in the target retrofit housing stock has been extensively tested. These foundation systems that include abovegrade foundation walls, diabatic floors or slabs as well as lookout or walkout walls, currently cannot be modeled within BEopt.

Goldberg, L. F.; Steigauf, B.

2013-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Environmental Assessments (EA) | Department of Energy  

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

February 1, 2011 February 1, 2011 EA-1705: Draft Environmental Assessment Construction and Operation of a Proposed Cellulosic Biorefinery, Mascoma Corporation, Kinross Charter Township, Michigan February 1, 2011 EA-1700: Final Environmental Assessment Computational Research and Theory Facility Project February 1, 2011 EA-1816: Final Environmental Assessment Town of Hempstead Wind-to-Hydrogen Project, Point Lookout, New February 1, 2011 EA-1815: Final Environmental Assessment Cuyahoga County Agricultural Society Wind Energy Project, Berea, Cuyahoga County, Ohio February 1, 2011 EA-1820: Final Environmental Assessment Archbold Area Local School Wind Project Archbold, Fulton County, Ohio February 1, 2011 EA-1818: Final Environmental Assessment Pettisville Local Schools Wind Energy Project, Pettisville, Fulton County,

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Russian Tall Ship to Search for Missing Tsunami Debris  

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Hafners meeting with Captain Sviridenko of the Russian Tall Ship STS Pallada to be on the look-?out for any debris from Japan's tsunami, Hafner was interviewed by KITV4 about any knowldedge of the whereabouts of the debris. To help in efforts to track the debris, the scientists need to validate their models ' projections of the debris field and are asking ships in the North Pacific to report to them on what they see, and if possible take samples. Click here to listen to interview. Websites to see projected tsunami debris paths For the original animation from the statistical model, please visit:

Nikolai Maximenko; Jan Hafner

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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CX-006776: Categorical Exclusion Determination | Department of Energy  

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76: Categorical Exclusion Determination 76: Categorical Exclusion Determination CX-006776: Categorical Exclusion Determination Hills Creek-Lookout Point #1 Wood Pole and Access Road Maintenance CX(s) Applied: B1.3 Date: 08/24/2011 Location(s): Lane County, Oregon Office(s): Bonneville Power Administration Bonneville Power Administration proposes to replace deteriorating wood poles and associated structural/electrical components (e.g. cross arms, insulators, guy anchors, etc.) along the subject transmission line at various locations. Replacement will be in-kind and will utilize the existing holes to minimize ground disturbance. If necessary, an auger will be used to remove any loose soil from the existing hole prior to new wood pole placement. DOCUMENT(S) AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD CX-006776.pdf More Documents & Publications

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The Top Quark, Its Discovery, and Subsequent Research  

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The Top Quark, Its Discovery, and Subsequent Research The Top Quark, Its Discovery, and Subsequent Research Resources with Additional Information 'Ever since the existence of the bottom (or b) quark was inferred from the discovery of the Upsilon family of resonances at Fermilab in 1977, particle physicists have been on the lookout for its partner, called top (or t). The long search, which occupied experimenters at laboratories around the world, came to a successful conclusion in February 1995 with the announcement that the top quark had been observed in two experiments at the Tevatron proton-antiproton collider at Fermilab. ... Top Quark Courtesy Fermilab Top is the last of the fundamental constituents of subnuclear matter that theories of the strong, weak, and electromagnetic interactions and a wealth of experimental information had led particle physicists to expect. Theoretically, top's existence was required to make the electroweak theory internally consistent.'1

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Blog Feed: Vehicles | Department of Energy  

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February 17, 2010 February 17, 2010 Energy Savers in the Community: Fuel Cell Vehicle Pioneer As the communications coordinator for EERE's Clean Cities program, I'm always on the lookout for interesting stories about alternative fuel vehicles. February 4, 2010 How Has Saving Energy Affected Your Health? We don't often speak of it in these terms, but saving energy can sometimes have a positive influence on your health. February 2, 2010 Sites I Thought About Last Wednesday While President Obama was talking about his plans and goals for the future, it made me think of a lot of the work that EERE is already doing. January 26, 2010 Electric Cars Coming to Former Delaware GM Plant If a company's cars are luxurious enough for the Crown Prince of Denmark, then just imagine how the vehicles - which have a 50-mile, emission-free

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Page not found | Department of Energy  

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41 - 6150 of 28,560 results. 41 - 6150 of 28,560 results. Download CX-003642: Categorical Exclusion Determination Removal of the Building 370 Felix Magnet CX(s) Applied: B3.6 Date: 09/02/2010 Location(s): DuPage County, Illinois Office(s): Science, Argonne Site Office http://energy.gov/nepa/downloads/cx-003642-categorical-exclusion-determination Download CX-008722: Categorical Exclusion Determination Reintroduction of Westslope Cutthroat Trout in the Pend Orielle basin CX(s) Applied: B1.20 Date: 05/07/2012 Location(s): Washington Offices(s): Bonneville Power Administration http://energy.gov/nepa/downloads/cx-008722-categorical-exclusion-determination Download CX-008832: Categorical Exclusion Determination Hills Creek-Lookout Point No. 1 Wood Pole Replacements CX(s) Applied: B1.3 Date: 07/19/2012

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Page not found | Department of Energy  

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81 - 19190 of 28,905 results. 81 - 19190 of 28,905 results. Download CX-006776: Categorical Exclusion Determination Hills Creek-Lookout Point #1 Wood Pole and Access Road Maintenance CX(s) Applied: B1.3 Date: 08/24/2011 Location(s): Lane County, Oregon Office(s): Bonneville Power Administration http://energy.gov/nepa/downloads/cx-006776-categorical-exclusion-determination Download CX-006256: Categorical Exclusion Determination Reedsport Ocean Power Technologies Wave Park Generation Integration CX(s) Applied: B1.7, B4.6 Date: 06/27/2011 Location(s): Douglas County, Oregon Office(s): Bonneville Power Administration http://energy.gov/nepa/downloads/cx-006256-categorical-exclusion-determination Download CX-005842: Categorical Exclusion Determination Anaconda Substation 3G Radio Upgrades CX(s) Applied: B1.19

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Syntrotek Corporation | Open Energy Information  

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Syntrotek Corporation Syntrotek Corporation Jump to: navigation, search Logo: Syntrotek Corporation Name Syntrotek Corporation Address 6655 Lookout Road, Ste 100 C Place Boulder, Colorado Zip 80301-3371 Year founded 2004 Phone number 720-883-8657 Website http://www.syntrotek.com/ Coordinates 40.073313°, -105.198871° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":40.073313,"lon":-105.198871,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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COVER SHEET RESPONSIBLE AGENCY: U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)  

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DOE/EA-1816 iii February 2011 DOE/EA-1816 iii February 2011 COVER SHEET RESPONSIBLE AGENCY: U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) TITLE: Final Environmental Assessment for the Town of Hempstead Wind-to-Hydrogen Project, Point Lookout, New York (DOE/EA-1816) CONTACT: For more information about this Environmental Assessment (EA), please contact: Melissa Rossiter NEPA Document Manager U.S. Department of Energy Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewability Golden Field Office 1617 Cole Boulevard Golden, Colorado 80401-3305 Facsimile: (720) 356-1560 Email: melissa.rossiter@go.doe.gov ABSTRACT: The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has provided a grant to the Town of Hempstead, New York (the Town) under the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) Program, and Town Hempstead intends to use the funds to design, permit, and construct a 100-kilowatt wind

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NREL: Working for NREL  

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Working for NREL Working for NREL We're always on the lookout for talented people who believe in our mission and support our values. NREL's inclusive work environment benefits from diversity throughout the organization, values individual differences, and encourages employees to develop and contribute to their full potential. Working for NREL is a challenging and exciting experience for nearly 2,300 staff members of all backgrounds. We offer competitive salaries and excellent benefits. NREL Mission While our cultures and creeds, and lifestyles and languages may differ, we share a common desire to carry out our mission- To develop renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies and practices, To advance related science and engineering, and To transfer knowledge and innovations to address the nation's energy

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U.S. CMS - CMS Physics  

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CMS Physics CMS Physics CMS is a general-purpose particle physics experiment. Designed to see a wide range of particles and phenomena produced in LHC collisions, each involves approximately 2,000 physicists from more than 30 countries. These scientists will use the data collected from the complex CMS detector to search for new phenomena including the Higgs boson, supersymmetry, and extra dimensions. They will also measure the properties of previously-discovered quarks and bosons with unprecedented precision, and be on the lookout for completely new, unpredicted phenomena. CMS@CERN CMS Outreach @ CERN LHC Physics Center (LPC) CMS Center at Fermilab Wikipedia Article How do they know what to look for? Physicists have spent decades developing the Standard Model, a set of theories that describe in detail the

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SitRep 3  

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Hurricane Irene Situation Report #16 Hurricane Irene Situation Report #16 September 4, 2011 (10:00 AM EDT) http://www.oe.netl.doe.gov/emergency_sit_rpt.aspx Highlights: * Hurricane Irene made landfall on Puerto Rico as a Category 1 hurricane on Monday August 22 and landfall near Cape Lookout, NC as a Category 1 hurricane at 8:00 am EDT August 27. * In response to Irene the following States declared a State of Emergency: Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, and Virginia. Electricity Information: Electricity Outages by State Peak Outages Reported in DOE SitRep(s) Customers Restored Since Peak 702,154 669,867 807,445 804,627 567,000 561,477 810,847 801,333

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Categorical Exclusion Determinations: B1.3 | Department of Energy  

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August 24, 2011 August 24, 2011 CX-006776: Categorical Exclusion Determination Hills Creek-Lookout Point #1 Wood Pole and Access Road Maintenance CX(s) Applied: B1.3 Date: 08/24/2011 Location(s): Lane County, Oregon Office(s): Bonneville Power Administration August 24, 2011 CX-006591: Categorical Exclusion Determination Invasive Species Removal and Reclamation in Gold Eagle Mining, Incorporated CX(s) Applied: B1.3, B1.20 Date: 08/24/2011 Location(s): San Miguel County, Colorado Office(s): Legacy Management August 23, 2011 CX-007072: Categorical Exclusion Determination Install and Operate Chromate Water (CRW) Deionizer CX(s) Applied: B1.3 Date: 08/23/2011 Location(s): Aiken, South Carolina Office(s): Environmental Management August 22, 2011 CX-006583: Categorical Exclusion Determination

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Energy Savers in the Community: Fuel Cell Vehicle Pioneer | Department of  

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Energy Savers in the Community: Fuel Cell Vehicle Pioneer Energy Savers in the Community: Fuel Cell Vehicle Pioneer Energy Savers in the Community: Fuel Cell Vehicle Pioneer February 17, 2010 - 10:58am Addthis Shannon Brescher Shea Communications Manager, Clean Cities Program As the communications coordinator for EERE's Clean Cities program, I'm always on the lookout for interesting stories about alternative fuel vehicles. So when my church pastor, Todd Thomas, mentioned that he'd soon be driving a hydrogen fuel cell vehicle, it caught my attention. What a unique opportunity! Luckily, he was more than willing to sit down with me and describe his experiences. From September to October 2009, Todd participated in Project Driveway, a Chevrolet fuel cell vehicle pilot program. Fuel cell vehicles run on hydrogen, the simplest and most abundant element in the universe. The

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New York | Department of Energy  

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August 26, 2011 August 26, 2011 Hurricane Irene made landfall at approximately 7:30 am EDT near Cape Lookout, North Carolina with maximum sustained winds of 85 mph (Category 1). This NOAA GOES-13 satellite image captures Irene's landfall moment. | Image courtesy of NOAA Energy Department Emergency Response Team Ready to Respond to Hurricane Irene The Energy Department is closely monitoring Hurricane Irene as it travels up the East Coast of the United States. Emergency Situation Reports are now available detailing the storm's impact to the energy sector and restoration activities being taken. August 26, 2011 A map of the August 23, 2011, Mineral, Virginia, earthquake that shook the east coast of the United States. | Image courtesy of the U.S. Geological Service The Science of Earthquakes

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Coastwatch | Data.gov  

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Coastwatch Coastwatch Agriculture Community Menu DATA APPS EVENTS DEVELOPER STATISTICS COLLABORATE ABOUT Agriculture You are here Data.gov » Communities » Agriculture » Data Coastwatch Dataset Summary Description NOAA CoastWatch was established in 1987 in response to two significant environmental events. A Harmful Algal Bloom (HAB) event occurred off the coast of North Carolina transporting the toxic Gymnodinium breve cells from Florida via the Gulf Stream into the colder coastal waters near Cape Lookout. Also, a severe mammal die-off occurred, where more than 700 bottlenose dolphins died off the mid-Atlantic coast. Both instances prompted Federal and State officials to explore additional data sources for monitoring the coastal waters, such as near real-time satellite data. CoastWatch has expanded from POES/AVHRR SST data for the East Coast to providing a variety of environmental data (i.e. SST, ocean color, winds, etc.) from several different satellite platforms covering all U.S. coastal waters, including Hawaii and Alaska. Today, sea surface temperature maps support meteorological weather predictions and also support commercial and recreational activities (e.g., fishing). Biologists utilize ocean color radiometry data and derived chlorophyll-a and total suspended matter/turbidity products to identify runoff plumes and blooms and also predict HABs; and sailors and commercial shipping pilots use ocean surface vector winds for safe navigation.

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Operational strategies for dispatchable combined cycle plants, Part I  

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The Brush Cogeneration Facility is a dual-unit, combined cycle, cogeneration plant operating in a daily cycling, automatically-dispatchable mode. According to the PSCO tariff for cogenerators, the Independent Power Production Facility Policy, the highest payment schedule is reserved for those facilities capable of automatic generation control (AGC), the so-called `Category 4A Facilities.` AGC entails the ability to receive microwave signals from PSCO`s Load Control Center at Lookout Mountain, Colorado, and automatically adjust output at a rate of 2% of contract maximum load per minute, over at least the top 40% of contract load range. Perhaps the most critical equipment modification enabling AGC was the re-enabling of automatic variable inlet guide vane (IGV) control. During control system modifications for automatic IGVs, the operators realized that the Woodward NetCon control system`s capabilities of control, monitoring and information display were better than anticipated. The relative ease with which IGV changes were made encouraged the operating team to continue to maximize efficiency and optimize plant operations. In fact, the ease of use and modification led to the purchase of an additional NetCon system for plant-wide performance monitoring. The retrofit of the gas turbine control system with the NetCon system was a success. 1 tab.

Nolan, J.P.; Landis, F.P. [Brush Cogeneration Facility, Brush, CO (United States)

1996-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Re-calibration of the apparent 25,000 to 35,000 ybp sea level high stand: Just a moment in time some 55,000 to 70,000 years ago  

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Occurrences of shallow marine and strand line sediments at or near the elevation of modern mean sea level with radiocarbon dates in the range of 25,000--35,000 ybp have been reported from the Delmarva Peninsula to the Florida Peninsula. Such dates are in conflict with established sea level curves and have consequently been written off as much older samples contaminated with small amounts of young carbon. An alternate hypothesis is that the assumed near constancy of the galactic cosmic ray (GCR) flux and consequently the C-14 production rate is not totally correct. Be-10 concentrations from ice cores suggests that possibly twice in the last 100,000 years the earth has been briefly subjected to greatly enhanced GCR fluxes. Modeling effects of the increased but brief GCR flux on the total C-14 concentrations in the ocean and biosphere suggests that apparent C-14 dates of 25K to 35K ybp on certain marine deposits may actually reflect deposition during a very brief period of time somewhere between 55K to 70K ybp. Deposits possibly effected include but are not restricted to: an unnamed beach/shore face deposit at Mockhorn Is. Virginia, Diamond City Clay at Cape Lookout NC, Cape Fear Coquina in southeastern NC, Silver Bluff at Sapelo Is. GA, and an unnamed coarse sand at St. George Is., FL. Such deposits are depositionally associated with strand line processes, either near shore, beach, or estuarine. Characteristics of the C-14 dates from such deposits include great variability in age ranges for spatially close samples including association with non-finite samples and apparent violation of the principle of superposition where older material overlies apparently younger. Interpretation of such deposits suggest deposition at or near sea level during a period of falling sea level. Correlation of such deposits north to south along the Atlantic coast suggest continued influence of the glacial forebulge and deposition topographically 5 to 10 meters below modern mean sea level.

Dockal, J.A. (Univ. of North Carolina, Wilmington, NC (United States). Dept. of Earth Sciences)

1993-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A geologic assessment of natural gas from tight gas sandstones in the San Juan Basin. Final report, June 1989--June 1991  

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The authors conducted a detailed geologic appraisal, estimated gas in place and recoverable volumes, and evaluated the impact of technology improvements on potential Cretaceous (Pictured Cliffs, Chacra, Cliff House, Point Lookout and Dakota intervals) tight gas reserves of the San Juan Basin. This report summarizes the results of a disaggregated appraisal of the undeveloped San Juan tight gas resource in the context of current and near-term technology, project economics and market potential. A geologic data base was constructed based on location reservoir properties, and typical well recoveries were modeled on a township-specific basis. Project costing and cash flow economics were analyzed to derive potential reserves for various technology specifications and wellhead prices. These data provide a foundation for operators and pipelines to more closely examine these tight formations for development in the near future. Gas in place for the undeveloped tight portion of the five intervals studied was estimated at 17.2 Tcf, with the Dakota Formation accounting for two thirds of this volume. Using current technology, potential ultimate recovery for all intervals is 7.2 Tcf. Potential reserve additions are 1.1 Tcf at $1.50/Mcf, 2.3 Tcf at $2.00/Mcf, and 5.9 Tcf at $5.00/Mcf. The availability of the Nonconventional Fuels Tax Credit for eligible wells drilled in 1991 and 1992 could improve project economics by an after tax equivalent of $0.66/Mcf at the wellhead. Over 300 geophysical logs were evaluated to construct depth, overburden and isopach maps and a location-specific resource database. The database was analyzed using TGAS-PC{reg_sign}, an integrated engineering and economics model for tight sands that has the capability to do rapid sensitivity analysis of geological, technology and economic assumptions.

Haas, M.R.; Lombardi, T.E.

1983-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Joint IAEA / NNSA International Workshop Nuclear Forensics Methodologies for Practitioners 2013 Scenario Based Exercise Version 4.0 Instructors Manual  

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[Participants will serve as border guards for Reimerland. They will be given brief instruction on the operation of hand?held RadioIsotope DetectorS (RIDS) and be provided an intelligence briefing that tells them to be on the lookout for suspicious activity at their post. Their instruction will include directing suspicious vehicles to a location for secondary screening. If, after secondary screening, suspicions of a criminal act involving nuclear and or radioactive materials remain, participants have been instructed to request assistance from the NLEA, who will then setup and manage a radiological crime scene. Participants will watch a demonstration of two vehicles containing radioactive materials driving through and setting off a portal monitor. The first vehicle, a semi?tractor trailer, sets off only a gamma alarm. After the driver provides a shipping manifest of fertilizer, participants, posing as border guards, are expected to waive this vehicle through inspection. The second vehicle, an SUV, set off both gamma and 2 neutron alarms. The alarming of the neutron monitor should prompt participants to set up a secondary inspection of the vehicle immediately. The driver of the vehicle indicates he is in legal possession of an industrial instrument containing an old 133Ba source that has decayed to a level no longer requiring official paperwork according to the IAEA and internationally accepted transportation regulations. Authorities have verified that the industrial source does fit the description of one that is sold commercially. However, upon setting up a secondary screening, participants will use hand?held detectors to locate several other radioactive sources emanating from a black duffle bag in the rear of the vehicle (Figure 1). Hand held detectors detect the presence of 133Ba, and Pu. Upon questioning, the driver only commits to having the 133Ba industrial source and cannot account for the detection of neutrons within his vehicle. Since neutron alarms also sounded, participants should indicate that a neutron alarm would be inconsistent with a 133Ba source alone and should therefore conclude further investigation is warranted. This will prompt participants to call in a response team from the NLEA to set up a radiological crime scene around the vehicle in question. The response team is able to shoot a 3?D X?ray radiograph of the duffle bag without moving it to ensure it is rendered safe and moveable without disturbing the contents in the field (Figure 2). At this point, the duffle bag is entered into inventory as evidence and a chain of custody form is initiated. Swipes are taken from the outer bag to confirm there is no dispersible contamination. The bag and its contents are considered valuable for the investigation by the lead investigator. He determines the duffle bag is safe to transport to RRL for evidence inventory and analysis. The duffle bag and its contents are packaged and sent off to the RRL.

Schwantes, Jon M.; Douglas, Matthew; Morley, Shannon M.; Hill, David; Thompson, Paul; Santi, P.; Gassman, Paul L.; Meier, David E.; Pierson, Richard M.; Wallenius, Maria; Marks, Naomi

2013-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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SUPPORT OF GULF OF MEXICO HYDRATE RESEARCH CONSORTIUM: ACTIVITIES TO SUPPORT ESTABLISHMENT OF A SEA FLOOR MONITORING STATION PROJECT  

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A Consortium, designed to assemble leaders in gas hydrates research, has been established at the University of Mississippi's Center for Marine Resources and Environmental Technology, CMRET. The primary objective of the group is to design and emplace a remote monitoring station on the sea floor in the northern Gulf of Mexico by the year 2005, in an area where gas hydrates are known to be present at, or just below, the sea floor. This mission necessitates assembling a station that will monitor physical and chemical parameters of the sea water and sea floor sediments on a more-or-less continuous basis over an extended period of time. Development of the station allows for the possibility of expanding its capabilities to include biological monitoring, as a means of assessing environmental health. Establishment of the Consortium has succeeded in fulfilling the critical need to coordinate activities, avoid redundancies and communicate effectively among researchers in this relatively new research arena. Complementary expertise, both scientific and technical, has been assembled to promote innovative research methods and construct necessary instrumentation. Noteworthy achievements one year into the extended life of this cooperative agreement include: (1) Progress on the vertical line array (VLA) of sensors: (1a) Repair attempts of the VLA cable damaged in the October >1000m water depth deployment failed; a new design has been tested successfully. (1b) The acoustic modem damaged in the October deployment was repaired successfully. (1c) Additional acoustic modems with greater depth rating and the appropriate surface communications units have been purchased. (1d) The VLA computer system is being modified for real time communications to the surface vessel using radio telemetry and fiber optic cable. (1e) Positioning sensors--including compass and tilt sensors--were completed and tested. (1f) One of the VLAs has been redesigned to collect near sea floor geochemical data. (2) Progress on the Sea Floor Probe: (2a) With the Consortium's decision to divorce its activities from those of the Joint Industries Program (JIP), due to the JIP's selection of a site in 1300m of water, the Sea Floor Probe (SFP) system was revived as a means to emplace arrays in the shallow subsurface until arrangements can be made for boreholes at >1000m water depth. (2b) The SFP penetrometer has been designed and construction begun. (2c) The SFP geophysical and pore-fluid probes have been designed. (3) Progress on the Acoustic Systems for Monitoring Gas Hydrates: (3a) Video recordings of bubbles emitted from a seep in Mississippi Canyon have been analyzed for effects of currents and temperature changes. (3b) Several acoustic monitoring system concepts have been evaluated for their appropriateness to MC118, i.e., on the deep sea floor. (3c) A mock-up system was built but was rejected as too impractical for deployment on the sea floor. (4) Progress on the Electromagnetic Bubble Detector and Counter: (4a) Laboratory tests were performed using bubbles of different sizes in waters of different salinities to test the sensitivity of the. Differences were detected satisfactorily. (4b) The system was field tested, first at the dock and then at the shallow water test site at Cape Lookout Bight where methane bubbles from the sea floor, naturally, in 10m water depth. The system successfully detected peaks in bubbling as spike decreases in conductivity. (5) Progress on the Mid-Infrared Sensor for Continuous Methane Monitoring: (5a) Modeling and design of an optics platform complementary to the constructed electronics platform for successful incorporation into ''sphereIR'' continues. AutoCAD design and manual construction of mounting pieces for major optical components have been completed. (5b) Initial design concepts for IR-ATR sensor probe geometries have been established and evaluated. Initial evaluations of a horizontal ATR (HATR) sensing probe with fiber optic guiding light have been performed and validate the design concept as a potentially viable deep sea sensing pr

Paul Higley; J. Robert Woolsey; Ralph Goodman; Vernon Asper; Boris Mizaikoff; Angela Davis

2005-11-01T23:59:59.000Z