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  1. Journal of Geological Society of Sri Lanka Vol. 15 (2013), 69-83 GEOTHERMAL ENERGY POTENTIAL IN SRI LANKA: A PRELIMINARY

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    Jones, Alan G.

    2013-01-01

    Journal of Geological Society of Sri Lanka Vol. 15 (2013), 69-83 69 GEOTHERMAL ENERGY POTENTIAL faults or hot dry rock that would help geothermal energy development. Data show three regions, metamorphic terrains INTRODUCTION Geothermal energy development in Sri Lanka has been considered

  2. Sri Lanka-Rapid Assessment of City Emissions (RACE) for Low Carbon...

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    Assessment of City Emissions (RACE) for Low Carbon Cities: Transport and Building Electricity Use Jump to: navigation, search Name Sri Lanka-Rapid Assessment of City Emissions...

  3. The trouser under the cloth : Ceylon/Sri Lanka, personal space in the decolonization

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    Pieris, Anoma D. (Anoma Darshani)

    1994-01-01

    This thesis examines the processes of decolonization in Ceylon/Sri Lanka, through the expressions of personal space surrounding the event of political independence. Personal space is understood as dress, manners, and ...

  4. Feasibility of an appliance energy testing and labeling program for Sri Lanka

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    Biermayer, Peter; Busch, John; Hakim, Sajid; Turiel, Issac; du Pont, Peter; Stone, Chris

    2000-04-01

    A feasibility study evaluated the costs and benefits of establishing a program for testing, labeling and setting minimum efficiency standards for appliances and lighting in Sri Lanka. The feasibility study included: refrigerators, air-conditioners, flourescent lighting (ballasts & CFls), ceiling fans, motors, and televisions.

  5. Impacts of the 2004 tsunami on groundwater resources in Sri Lanka

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    Clement, Prabhakar

    Impacts of the 2004 tsunami on groundwater resources in Sri Lanka Tissa Illangasekare,1 Scott W 2006; accepted 9 March 2006; published 9 May 2006. [1] The 26 December 2004 tsunami caused widespread of the impacts of the tsunami and to provide recommendations for the future of coastal water resources in south

  6. Using HOMER Software, NREL's Micropower Optimization Model, to Explore the Role of Gen-sets in Small Solar Power Systems; Case Study: Sri Lanka

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    Givler, T.; Lilienthal, P.

    2005-05-01

    This paper discusses using HOMER Software, NREL's Micropower Optimization Model, to explore the role of gen-sets in small solar power systems in Sri Lanka.

  7. Sri Lanka Credit to Connect | Open Energy Information

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  8. Village agroforestry systems and tree-use practices: A case study in Sri Lanka. Multipurpose tree species network research series

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    Wickramasinghe, A.

    1992-01-01

    Village agroforestry systems in Sri Lanka have evolved through farmers' efforts to meet their survival needs. The paper examines farmers' land-use systems and their perceptions of the role of trees in the villages of Bambarabedda and Madugalla in central Sri Lanka. The benefits of village agroforestry are diverse food, fuelwood, fodder, timber, and mulch, but food products are of outstanding importance. The ability of Artocarpus heterophyllus (the jackfruit tree) and Cocos nucifera (coconut) to ensure food security during the dry season and provide traditional foods throughout the year, as well as to grow in limited space, make them popular crops in the two study villages. The study recommends that further research precede the formulation of agricultural interventions and that efforts to promote improved tree varieties recognize farmers' practices and expressed needs.

  9. Movin' on up : mainstreaming under-serviced urban communities in Colombo, Sri Lanka

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    Wickrema, Marinne Dhakshike

    2005-01-01

    This thesis offers an early look at a radical shift in Sri Lankan urban housing policy regarding slums in the capital city of Colombo. During the 1980s, the Sri Lankan government achieved widespread urban improvements by ...

  10. Proceedings of the International Conference on Information and Automation, December 15-17, 2006, Colombo, Sri Lanka. 1 Sahana: Overview of a Disaster Management

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    Daume III, Hal

    , Colombo, Sri Lanka. 1 Sahana: Overview of a Disaster Management System Mifan Careem, Chamindra De Silva. it then describes the anatomy of the Sahana system. We follow up with a case study of Sahana deployment and lessons learned. I. INTRODUCTION Recent disasters such as the 2003 SARS outbreak, the 2004 Asian tsunami, the 2005

  11. Sri Lanka-Joint Programme on Resource Efficient and Cleaner Production

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  12. File:Sri Lanka Wind Resource Map.pdf | Open Energy Information

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  13. Guardians of childhood: state, class and morality in a Sri Lankan bureaucracy 

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    Amarasuriya, Harini Nireka

    2011-07-04

    This thesis explores the everyday practices, relationships and interactions in a Probation Unit of the Department of Probation and Child Care Services in the Central Province in Sri Lanka. Using multi-sited ethnography ...

  14. Sri Lanka: Energy Resources | Open Energy Information

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  15. South Asia Regional Initiative for Energy Cooperation and Development...

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    www.usaid.govourwork Country Afghanistan, Pakistan, Bhutan, India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal, Maldives Southern Asia, Southern Asia, Southern Asia, Southern Asia,...

  16. Nepal's Maoists: Purists or Pragmatists?

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    International Crisis Group

    2007-05-18

    , Nepal’s Maoists: Their Aims, Structure and Strategy, ?? ??????? ???? ??????????? ????????? ?????? ????? ????????? ?????? ????? ????????? ??????? ??. ???, Nepal: From People Power to Peace?, ?? ?? ????, ?????? ??? ????? ??????? ??. ???, Nepal’s Peace... ), Communist Party of Afghanistan, Communist Party of Bangladesh (Marxist-Leninist), Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist), Communist Party of Peru, Communist Party of Turkey Marxist-Leninist, Marxist-Leninist Communist Organisation of Tunisia, Maoist Communist...

  17. Non-Timber Forest Products in Sri Lanka Rangika Perera

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    Center Louisiana State University Agricultural Center Forest Products Society 61st International and beeswax Medicines Bushmeat Perfumes and cosmetics Other edible animal products Dyeing and tanning Hides, and Bushmeat #12;Rattan Chair Bamboo Handicrafts Rattan and Bamboo Garden House #12;Honey Collection- Modern

  18. Perspectives on the Use of the Internet in Sri Lanka

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    Amarasinghe, Saman

    of Government. He is also temporarily associated with a Developing Countries and IT Study Group (a non IT and the developing world study group (an informal network at LCS), including David Clark, Hamish Fraser, Libby graduation, he worked as a Consultant to the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) for six months. He

  19. Sri Lanka-DLR Cooperation | Open Energy Information

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  20. The Issue Of National Integration in Nepal: An Ethnoregional Approach

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    Bhattachan, Krishna B.; Pyakuryal, Kailash N.

    1996-01-01

    . as acute as in Sri Lanka or Yugoslavia? Can the pr c iss f national imcgration in epal be really equated with the idea of a ' rnclune pot' as i often d nc? Is J 'cpa! a 'garden of all astes and ethni group: ' in the real ense? And. houId the monopoly... of the dominant Hindu hill ca tc group end? Anicles have. no doubt appeared to address th se queri ,2 But rna t of them have somch \\ Ignored the policy impli arion of u h ethnoregiona l problems in the c ntcxt f national integration. Th i article intend I h w...

  1. PUBLICLECTURE Thursday 6 December 2012 5.30 6.30pm

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    Botea, Adi

    , and the impact of agricultural research on poverty. She has conducted field work in Pakistan, Nepal, Sri Lanka publications, including Collective Action and Property Rights for Poverty Reduction: Insights from Africa

  2. Buddhist Art in Nepal

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    Deva, Krishna

    .tul BU!lclhist mCDU.Dwnt in Nepal. AccL .. dill!', (f, \\',·;,.W I( cd tl,~,cliU( n, Sl()(rr:bl1 i~ the self-bern or the Ainl'c11 in the fClm.era lntlls. Since (hc h\\'c DhFni Eucldhas pl<1)'cd <1. p,jm2 .• y 1

  3. Innovation for Development: A comparative analysis of improved cookstoves in Sri Lanka and Tanzania 

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    Haick, Cathrin

    2011-11-24

    This dissertation analyses innovation for development. Based on the case study of improved cookstoves, it aims to understand why some innovations are more successful than others, and what is needed for successful innovations ...

  4. The energy sector in Sri Lanka is currently a hotbed of activity and change. A reform

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    Kammen, Daniel M.

    of the electricity sector in this small island country in South Asia. The country's current installed power capacity at an annual rate of 8-9%. 60% of the power comes from large-hydro facilities, however, almost all large hydro that intends to provide for off-grid power needs with renewable energy technologies like solar PV, micro-hydro

  5. Microsoft Word - Sri_Lanka_10km_solar_country_report.doc

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  6. Sri Lanka-Rapid Assessment of City Emissions (RACE) for Low Carbon Cities:

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  7. SRI2007 Conference - Poster Download

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  8. Solar Reflectance Index (SRI) Calculation Worksheet SRI-WS Computer Generated Form

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    Solar Reflectance Index (SRI) Calculation Worksheet SRI-WS Computer Generated Form Date: Climate Roof) Roofing products with high solar reflectance and thermal emittance are referred to as "Cool Roof hot, light-colored surfaces reflect solar energy and stay cooler. However, high emittance is also

  9. COLING 2014 The 25th International Conference

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    , Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. Southeast Asia, on the other hand, consists of Brunei, Burma Abdul Rauf, Fatima Jinnah Women University, Pakistan WSSANLP Invited Speaker Vincent Berment, INa, France (Director) Program Committee Sadaf Abdul Rauf, Fatima Jinnah Women University, Pakistan Nave

  10. CRC handbook of agricultural energy potential of developing countries

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    Duke, J.A.

    1986-01-01

    The contents of this book are: Introduction; Kenya; Korea (Republic of); Lesotho; Liberia; Malagasy; Malawi; Mali; Mauritania; Mexico, Mozambique, Nepal; Nicaragua; Niger; Nigeria; Pakistan; Panama; Paraguay; Peru; Philippines; Rwanda; Senegal; Sierra Leone; Somalia; Sri Lanka; Sudana; Surinam; Swaziland; Tanzania; Thailand; Togo; Uganda; Uruguay; Venezuela; Zaire; Zambia; Appendix I. Conventional and Energetic Yields; Appendix II, Phytomass Files; and References.

  11. Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Klong Luang, Pathumthani, Thailand The Small Earth Nepal (SEN), Kathmandu, Nepal

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    water quality and quantity has been one of the major concerns in water sector in the Kathmandu Valley sites, and direct disposal of domestic and industrial wastes to the surface water. Studies have shown Earth Nepal (SEN), Kathmandu, Nepal Center of Research for Environment Energy and Water (CREEW

  12. Sandia Energy - Sandia, SRI International Sign Pact to Advance...

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    Sandia, SRI International Sign Pact to Advance Hydrogen and Natural Gas Research for Transportation Home Energy Transportation Energy CRF Facilities News News & Events Livermore...

  13. Relationships between characteristics of contact farmers and follower farmers in the training and visit system of agricultural extension: Sri Lanka 

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    Jayatilaka, Malwattage Wijaya A. P.

    1982-01-01

    , similar others are considered to prov1de more accurate information than d1ssimilar others (Festinger, 1955; Mettee and Smith, 1977). In addi- tion, d1ssimilar others are sa1d to dislike and reject each other more 20 than similar others (Aronson.... The exchanged rewards could be mater1al resources, advice, esteem, compliance, etc. (Turner, 1978). Foa and Foa (1980) consider- ing all resources transacted in interpersonal situations, grouped re- sources to six classes - labeled love, status, information...

  14. Secondary state formation during the early iron age on the island of Sri Lanka : the evolution of a periphery

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    Karunaratne, Priyantha Padmalal

    2010-01-01

    Chicago, Illinois, in (52) Symposium- Beyond basic formationIllinois. March 1999. xx ABSTRACT OF THE DISSERTATION Secondary State Formation

  15. Comparative Analysis of the Impact of Tsunami and Tsunami Interventions on Conflicts in Sri Lanka and Aceh/Indonesia

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    Bauman, Peter

    The objective of this field-based research was to assess the impact of natural disasters and disaster interventions on protracted intra-state conflicts and to provide insight for designing and implementing disaster ...

  16. A study of the factors affecting the sustainability of community managed rural water supply schemes in Sri Lanka

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    Amerasinghe, Nishanthi Manjula

    2009-01-01

    Disparities in water supply coverage in urban and rural areas are high in developing countries, with rural coverage being much lower. The inability of governments to provide the service because of resource constraints, and ...

  17. SriPower | Open Energy Information

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  18. Forest, People's Participation and Conflicts in Nepal

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    Regmi, Rishikeshab Raj

    2000-01-01

    , landslides and growing population is pressing hard on the land resources and agricultural productions as well as to the environment. Structure of Nepali Society Owing to the mountainous environments the people of Nepal became very ingenious and militant... for other cOIllt1lunity development works" such as drinking water, irrigation, school, health, sanitation, roads and social activities. This amendment made them educated, healthy and their socio-economic status increased. ,In many FUGs the fund was used...

  19. Sociology in Nepal: Underdevelopment Amidst Growth

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    Mishra, Chaitanya

    2007-01-01

    that Regmi's corpus will continue to fuel much sociological reconstruction in the future. The pain and suffering of the early 191h century Hill peasants under conditions of the impending Nepal-East India Company war has been well sketched by Ludwig Stiller... and personal lives. The Marxist corpus, in addition, also made the case for political action to challenge the capitalist transformation. All four sociologists, in addition, elaborated new epistemologies necessary in order to investigate the new society...

  20. The Past and Future of Sociology in Nepal

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    Bhandari, Bishnu

    1990-01-01

    . 1974 Critique on Sociology and Anthropology in Nepal. In Social Science in Nepal. P. R. Shanna. ed. KJrtipur: INAS, Trlbhuvan University. OJha. Y. N., S. P. Adhikary, Y. S. Thapa and R. R. Mil:Ira 1987 Appllcauon of Anthropology and Sociology In Civil...

  1. Epidemiologic and Economic Analysis of Avian Influenza in Nepal 

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    Karki, Surendra

    2013-08-05

    ...................................................... 46 Table 5. Annual cost of farm visits as part of post-outbreak surveillance ....................... 47 Table 6. Annual cost of laboratory tests ........................................................................... 48 Table 7. Annual costs... in Nepal, either due to HPAI related mortality or culling activities to control its further spread, has reached nearly 120,000 animals (OIE, 2013). Between 2007 and 2011, the government of Nepal has implemented AI surveillance activities...

  2. Anthropological Insights in the Delivery of Health Services in Nepal

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    Regmi, Rishikeshab Raj

    2001-01-01

    of Nepal are not given extra calories and proteins they require because of the belief that increased food intake during pregnancy results in larger babies culminating in difficult labour. In certain parts of rural Nepal infants are not generally given water... " that guides developmental interventions. While addressing the problem of getting planners to translate their concerns on to the understanding of local people, he stresses that policies calmot be successfully implemented and taken up by a people if they don...

  3. Molecular Studies in Horses with SRY-Positive XY Sex Reversal 

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    Fang, Erica

    2012-02-14

    .......................................................... 14 Chromosome Preparations and Karyotyping ................................................ 16 Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) with SRY Primers .................................. 17 Sequencing... ............................................... 7 2 DNA sequence of SRY exon, and PCR primers ......................................... 20 3 Primers designed around the ECA29 deletion site to define the breakpoints...

  4. Women’s Conditions in Community Forestry in Nepal- Deconstructing Causes and Underlying Ideas 

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    Imani, Amirhossein

    Nepal is among the poorest and least developed countries in the world. It has a highly diverse society and geography. However, Nepal is governed by various intersecting codes of hierarchy. Religion, language, caste, ...

  5. Diurnal cycle of air pollution in the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal: Observations

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    Panday, Arnico K.

    During the dry season of 2004–2005 we carried out field measurements of air pollution and meteorology in the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal, a bowl-shaped urban basin in the Himalayan foothills of Nepal. We measured the trace ...

  6. The Diurnal Cycle of Air Pollution In the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal

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    1 The Diurnal Cycle of Air Pollution In the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal by Arnico K. Panday A OF AIR POLLUTION IN THE KATHMANDU VALLEY, NEPAL by Arnico K. Panday Submitted to the Department of Earth study to date of the diurnal cycle of air pollution in the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal ­ a bowl

  7. Degassing of metamorphic carbon dioxide from the Nepal Himalaya

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    Derry, Louis A.

    Degassing of metamorphic carbon dioxide from the Nepal Himalaya Matthew J. Evans Chemistry, 7 figures, 4 tables. Keywords: metamorphic carbon dioxide; Himalaya; hot springs; carbon cycle, M. J., L. A. Derry, and C. France-Lanord (2008), Degassing of metamorphic carbon dioxide from

  8. The Management of International Rivers as Demands Grow and Supplies Tighten: India, China, Nepal, Pakistan, Bangladesh

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    Crow, Ben; Singh, Nirvikar

    2009-01-01

    India, China, Nepal, Pakistan, Bangladesh Ben Crow andIndia, tensions over water with Pakistan and Bangladesh mayso that both India and Pakistan could use the water, within

  9. Nepal-Program for Scaling Up Renewable Energy in Low Income Countries...

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    Specific Documents3 Kenya Specific Documents4 Maldives Specific Documents5 Mali Specific Documents6 Nepal Specific Documents7 Overview "The Scaling-Up Renewable...

  10. Key to Juniperus of Central Asia (from Turkmenistan/Iran through the former Soviet rev. 2/2011 Union, Pakistan and the Western Himalayas, including Nepal)

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    Adams, Robert P.

    /2011 Union, Pakistan and the Western Himalayas, including Nepal) 1a. All leaves acicular (subulate, jointed

  11. Strategies of Asian oil-importing countries

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    Yang, M.

    1997-04-01

    Various strategies are used by oil-importing countries to reduce their economic dependence on imported oil: national oil production, energy conservation, and the change of economic structures from high energy intensity sectors to low ones. In this article, the roles of these different strategies have been identified for 10 selected oil-importing countries in Asia: Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, the Philippines, Thailand, Hong Kong, R.O Korea, and Taiwan. The results show that most of the selected countries (although Hong Kong and Taiwan are independent economic entities, for simplicity, the author refers to them as countries) have succeeded in reducing their national economy dependence on imported oil since 1973. Hong Kong, Sri Lanka, Thailand, and India are among the most successful countries, with more than 40% reduction in their economic dependence on imported oil.

  12. Population Dynamics and Environmental Degradation in Nepal: An Overview

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    Uprety, Laya Prasad

    2001-01-01

    of perennial water resources to generate hydroelectric power, develop solar power, wind power and bio-gas technology; (ii) develop and disseminate the teclmology of improved stove to save energy consumption in villages; (iii) create awareness among the farnlers... y all the hill cultures ofNepal ... (poffenberger, 1980: 84). Desperately poor people still think that more the working children a household has, the more economically viable it gets. Birth of a child is considered to be a blessing but not a curse...

  13. Hema Sri Power Projects Ltd HSPPL | Open Energy Information

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  14. Sri Balaji Biomass Power Pvt Ltd | Open Energy Information

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  16. Sri Gomathy Mills Pvt Ltd | Open Energy Information

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  17. Competing for Capital: The Diffusion of Bilateral Investment Treaties, 1960-2000

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    Elkins, Zachary; Guzman, Andrew T; Simmons, Beth

    2006-01-01

    Greece Tunisia Togo Thailand Liberia Morocco Niger Cote d’Madagascar Rwanda Tunisia Liberia Cameroon Sri Lanka Tunisia

  18. Microsoft Word - Nepal_10km_solar_country_report.doc

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  19. Nepal-Climate Change Support Programme | Open Energy Information

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  20. The diurnal cycle of air pollution in the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal

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    Panday, Arnico Kumar

    2006-01-01

    This dissertation describes the most comprehensive study to date of the diurnal cycle of air pollution in the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal -- a bowl-shaped mountain valley of two million people with a growing air pollution ...

  1. A Forest Community or Community Forestry? Beliefs, meanings and nature in north-western Nepal 

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    Nightingale, Andrea J

    2006-01-01

    In this paper I outline a history of community forestry in Nepal and highlight how it has been embedded within different understandings of ecosystems and development. In particular, the Theory of Himalayan Environmental ...

  2. Diurnal cycle of air pollution in the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal: 2. Modeling results

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    Panday, Arnico K.

    After completing a 9-month field experiment studying air pollution and meteorology in the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal, we set up the mesoscale meteorological model MM5 to simulate the Kathmandu Valley's meteorology with a ...

  3. Detrital geochronology and geochemistry of CretaceousEarly Miocene strata of Nepal: implications for timing and

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    Najman, Yani

    Detrital geochronology and geochemistry of Cretaceous­Early Miocene strata of Nepal: implications terranes vary considerably in age and contain rocks that may yield geochronologic information, isotopic grains has proven valuable in geochronologic provenance studies because zircons are chemically stable

  4. Using GIS and species distribution modelling techniques to determine new locations for botanical collecting surveys in Nepal 

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    Johnston, Christine

    2010-11-24

    Understanding botanical distributions and plant biodiversity is of importance to conservationists, and also to others such as land managers, biogeographers and horticulturalists. In Nepal, a globally important biodiversity ...

  5. Stories of Home: Generation, Memory, and Displacement among Jaffna Tamils and Jaffna Muslims 

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    Thiranagama, Sharika

    2006-01-01

    The Sri Lankan civil war has been ongoing for over twenty years. Fought out in the civilian areas of the North and East of Sri Lanka, between the Sri Lankan Government and the LTTE (Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam) it ...

  6. Technical Report: SRICSL9806 July 1998 Computer Science Laboratory, SRI International, Menlo Park

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    Bruni, Roberto

    Park also Technical Report: TR­98­09 Dipartimento di Informatica, Universit`a di Pisa Process and Term Laboratory Dipartimento di Informatica Universit`a di Pisa SRI International Universit`a di Pisa Corso Italia 40 333 Ravenswood Ave. Corso Italia 40 56125 Pisa, Italy Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA 56125 Pisa, Italy

  7. Energy Driven Application Self-Adaptation at Jorgen Peddersen, Sri Parameswaran

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    New South Wales, University of

    Energy Driven Application Self-Adaptation at Run-time Jorgen Peddersen, Sri Parameswaran School/energy estimating processor which utilizes counters to estimate power and energy consumption at run-time. Techniques: Quality Comparison 1 Introduction Power and energy consumption are becoming the most dominant bottlenecks

  8. Group Process for People’s Participation in Rural Nepal: Reflections from a Micro Level Study

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    Luintel, Youba Raj

    1989-01-01

    recent realization in Nepal. With the imposition ofPanchayat system (1960), development strategy also changed. Subsequently, Tribhuvan Village Development Model (TVDM) introduced in 1952 was replaced by the Panchayat DevelopmentModel (pDM). Various other... in Nepal. Seven periodic plans have already been accomplished during the period o f four decades o f planned d e v e l o p m e n l A substantial p o n i o n o f internal resoun:~ is mobilized, a huge sum o f foreign dollar (grants and loans) is poured, a n...

  9. Television and the Child in Nepal: An Assessment of Viewing Patterns

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    Baral, Dyutt

    1990-01-01

    Ion's Introduction into Nepal and Its poliCies. Notes IThis study was conducted in the months of July, August and September 1989. and the programs mentioned here refer to that time period. :lClass status as used here is defined by Income. A mJddle class family...

  10. A Socioeconomic Profile of the Poters in the Central Mid-Hills of Nepal

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    Upadhyay, Kiran Dutta

    1990-01-01

    size of such holdings is less than 0 5 ha. While the hills and mountains support 65 percent of Ute total . population of Nepal. they consist only 43 percent of Ute cultivated land. This comes of an average of 0.12 ha. per person (CBS 1987:vtl­ Ix). lnc.eas...

  11. What Caused the Winter Drought in Western Nepal during Recent Years?

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    Wang, S-Y (Simon) [Simon; Yoon, Jin-Ho; Gillies, R.; Cho, Changrae

    2013-11-01

    Western Nepal has experienced consecutive and worsened winter drought conditions since 2000 culminating in a severe drought episode during 2008-2009. In this study, the meteorological conditons and a historical pespective of the winter droughts in western Nepal were analyzed using respectively instumental records and a paleoclimatic drought index. Althought decadal-scale drought conditions were found to be recurrent in the paleoclimate record, the severity of the recent decadal drought (since 2000) clearly stands out in the 700 years of record and, this is suggestive of potential anthropogenic influences in the recent decades. Meteorological diagnosis using atmospheric reanalysis in the recent decades revealed that (1) winter drought in western Nepal is linked to the Arctic Oscillation and its decadal variability, which initiates a tropospheric short-wave train across the Europe, Eurasia and South Asia, and that (2) the persistent warming of the Indian Ocean likely contributes to the suppression of rainfall through enhanced local Hadley circultion. It is therefore conceivable that the recent spells of decadal drought in Nepal drought are symptomatic of both natural variability and anthropogenic influences.

  12. 9/4/12 Tigers in Nepal take the night shift to coexist with people -Indian Express 1/2www.indianexpress.com/news/tigers-in-nepal-take-the-night-shift-to-coexist-with-people/997714/

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    No Indian community can claim majority s... Mumbai Metro bridge slab collapse 1 kil... Hike in petrol-in-nepal-take-the-night-shift-to-coexist-with-people/997714/ Privacy Policy | Feedback | Site Map

  13. Measurement of Organophosphate Pesticides, Organochlorine Pesticides, and Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Household Dust from Two Rural Villages in Nepal 

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    Cizmas, Leslie; Ackerman, Lani; Donnelly, Danielle A.; Donnelly, Kirby C.; McDonald, Thomas J.

    2015-01-16

    January 16, 2015 Citation: Cizmas L, Ackerman L, Donnelly DA, Donnelly KC, McDonald TJ (2015) Measurement of Organophosphate Pesticides, Organochlorine Pesticides, and Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Household Dust from Two Rural Villages in Nepal..., and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited. Measurement of Organophosphate Pesticides, Organochlorine Pesticides, and Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Household Dust from Two Rural Villages in Nepal Leslie Cizmas1...

  14. Assessment of the SRI Gasification Process for Syngas Generation with HTGR Integration -- White Paper

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    A.M. Gandrik

    2012-04-01

    This white paper is intended to compare the technical and economic feasibility of syngas generation using the SRI gasification process coupled to several high-temperature gas-cooled reactors (HTGRs) with more traditional HTGR-integrated syngas generation techniques, including: (1) Gasification with high-temperature steam electrolysis (HTSE); (2) Steam methane reforming (SMR); and (3) Gasification with SMR with and without CO2 sequestration.

  15. Absence of correlation between Sry polymorphisms and XY sex reversal caused by the M.m. domesticus Y chromosome

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    Carlisle, C.; Nagamine, C.M. [Vanderbilt Univ., School of Medicine, Nashville, TN (United States)] [Vanderbilt Univ., School of Medicine, Nashville, TN (United States); Winkinig, H.; Weichenhan, D. [Medizinische Universitaet Zu Luebeck (Germany)] [Medizinische Universitaet Zu Luebeck (Germany)

    1996-04-01

    Mus musculus domesticus Y chromosomes (Y{sup DOM} Chrs) vary in their ability to induce testes in the strain C57BL/6J. In severe cases, XY females develop (XY{sup DOM} sex reversal). To identify the molecular basis for the sex reversal, a 2.7-kb region of Sry, the testis-determining gene, was sequenced from Y{sup DOM} Chrs linked to normal testis determination, transient sex reversal, and severe sex reversal. Four mutations were identified. However, no correlation exists between these mutations and severity of XY{sup DOM} sex reversal. RT-PCR identified Sry transcripts in XY{sup DOM} sex-reversed fetal gonads at 11 d.p.c., the age when Sry is hypothesized to function. In addition, no correlation exists between XY{sup DOM} sex reversal and copy numbers of pSx1, a Y-repetitive sequence whose deletion is linked to XY sex reversal. We conclude that SRY protein variants, blockade of Sry transcription, and deletion of pSx1 sequences are not the underlying causes of XY{sup DOM} sex reversal. 63 refs., 6 figs., 6 tabs.

  16. California’s Water Footprint: recent trends and framework for a sustainable transition

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    Fulton, Julian

    2015-01-01

    Africa. Barbier, EB. 2004. “Water and Economic Growth. ”Sri Lanka: International Water Management Institute. CDF,California Department of Water Resources. 2015. “California

  17. Asian Development Bank Technical Assistance Report on Building...

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    Asian Development Bank Technical Assistance Report on Building the Capacity of the Sustainable Energy Authority in Sri Lanka Jump to: navigation, search Name Asian Development Bank...

  18. Center for Research in Wireless Communications Clemson Home > Home > People > Staff > James H. Jones

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    Duchowski, Andrew T.

    -5903 Professional preparation: B.S., Electrical Engineering, with honors, Clemson University President's Class Bureau of Standards. Foreign Governments: Greece, Egypt, Iran, Pakistan, Bangladesh, India, Sri Lanka

  19. Cubing the Kyoto Protocol: Post-Copenhagen Regulatory Reforms to Reset the Global Thermostat

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    Ferrey, Steven

    2010-01-01

    India and Thailand are from SPP independent renewable energyRenewable Energy Controlled period Sri Lanka No Hydro Open offer India:

  20. An over view of excess heat production in the D/Pd system at SRI

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    Crouch-Baker, S.; Hauser, A.; Jevtic, N.

    1995-12-01

    Experiments have been undertaken to demonstrate and quantify the rate of heat production of palladium cathodes loaded electrochemically with deuterium. Excess heat has been observed in these experiments at SRI on more than 40 occasions in accurate and stable isothermal mass flow calorimeters. The excess power appears to be correlated with at least three criteria: the degree of deuterium loading (specified as the atomic ratio D/Pd), the Lime for which high loading is maintained, the interfacial current density. The correlation between excess heat production and these three variables will be discussed. In addition, the results of experiments designed to search for further products of the heat producing reaction will he reported.

  1. T-TV-T^ sr^i Ris-R-597(EN) A ComputerProgram forReliability

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    T-TV-T^ sr^i Risø-R-597(EN) SIMON A ComputerProgram forReliability and Statistical Analysis using and Statistical Analysis using Monte Carlo Simulation Program Description and Manual Hans ErikKøngsø and Kmt for calculation of reliability and statistical analy- sis. The program is of the Monte Carlo type

  2. De la cosmologie tibetaine au mythe de l'Etat - Historiographie rnyingmapa (Nepal)

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    Steinmann, Brigitte

    2007-01-01

    Nepal German Research Centre. Nous publions par ailleurs l’ensemble du texte en traduction française dans ce même numéro, et nous remercions vivement Jean-Luc Achard de nous en avoir donné la possibilité, tout en rétablissant exactement les références... hommes et la nature: c’est-à- dire une métaphore sur l’importance de nourrir les êtres vivants et sur leur protection. En donnant cet exemple, [le Tamba] explique: Sa dang rdo ni ’brel La terre et la pierre sont liées ensemble Chu dang nya ni ’brel L...

  3. Simulation of the SRI International test Gun-27 using the PAGOSA code

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    Jacoby, J.J.

    1997-06-23

    SRI International conducted a set of impact tests with flat disks hitting water-filled chemical submunitions. One of these tests, called Gun-27, involved a 595 gram disk hitting the side of a submunition at 200 m/s. This test was simulated using the PAGOSA code with a materials model that was a good overall match to the data, and with a sequence of five mesh sizes. It was found that when a mesh was used which had at least five cells across the wall of the submunition, PAGOSA was able to provide reasonably satisfactory agreement with the test results, except for the partial fracture of a welded joint. One feature of the test that was reproduced very well by the simulation that used the finest mesh was the fracture of the diaphragm around its edge. Results are compared for all five simulations so that trends can be seen.

  4. SRI'99

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    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Homesum_a_epg0_fpd_mmcf_m.xls" ,"Available from WebQuantityBonneville Power AdministrationRobust, High-Throughput Analysis of Protein1-0845*RV6 Commercial value of4 Hidden1999 → 11th

  5. SRI2007

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    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Homesum_a_epg0_fpd_mmcf_m.xls" ,"Available from WebQuantity ofkandz-cm11 Outreach Home RoomPreservation of Fe(II) byMultidayAlumni > The2/01/12 Page 1NEWS MEDIA16, 19996, The

  6. All in the Family: Money, Kinship and Theravada Monasticism in Nepal

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    Gellner, David N; LeVine, Sarah

    2007-01-01

    again lIsed her foreign contacts to secure a place for the girl in a Sri Lankan nunnery school which featured English ill its curriculum. Nuns sometimes make arrdngements for young male relatives and vice versa. A monk named Kos 11a tells how, as a young... . Bombay: Oxford University Press. Khare. R. S. ~984. The Untouchable as Himself: Ideology. Identity. and Pra?rna~lsm among Lucknow Cambarus. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. March, Kathryn S. 1987. Hospitality. Women, and the Eflicacy of Beer. Food...

  7. Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 8, 577586, 2008 www.nat-hazards-earth-syst-sci.net/8/577/2008/

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    Paris-Sud XI, Université de

    Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 8, 577­586, 2008 www.nat-hazards-earth-syst-sci.net/8 Hazards and Earth System Sciences Integrated approach for coastal hazards and risks in Sri Lanka M. Garcin the importance of knowledge and the taking into account of coastal hazards. Sri Lanka was one of the countries

  8. Euphytica 122: 381389, 2001. 2001 Kluwer Academic Publishers. Printed in the Netherlands.

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    Provan, Jim

    Levels and distribution of genetic diversity of coconut (Cocos nucifera L., var. Typica form typica) fromGenetics and Plant Breeding Division, Coconut Research Institute, Lunuwila, Sri Lanka; 2Department of Cell for correspondence; e-mail: rescri@sri.lanka.net) Received 1 March 2000; accepted 12 February 2001 Key words: coconut

  9. M. Palumbo, L. R. Beuchat, M. D. Danyluk, and L. J. Harris, USDA NIFSI, 2009-01951. Updated 1/26/2015. For updates: http://ucfoodsaafety.ucdavis.edu/files/156342

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    Ishida, Yuko

    Authority, 2012 Coconut, desiccated (shred, flake, flour) Imports from Sri Lanka (Ceylon), sampled in UK 20 Coconut, desiccated Imports from Sri Lanka (Ceylon), sampled in Australia not given 35 9 Paratyphi B (1/9 samples), Butantan, Edinberg, Perth Kovacs, 1959 Coconut, desiccated Port receiving, England not given 8

  10. Bridgman Growth of Large SrI2:Eu2+ Single Crystals: A High-performance Scintillator for Radiation Detection Applications

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    Boatner, Lynn A; Ramey, Joanne Oxendine; Kolopus, James A; Hawrami, Rastgo; Higgins, William; Van Loef, Edgar; Glodo, J.; Shah, Kanai; Bhattacharya, P.; Tupitsyn, E; Groza, Michael; Burger, Arnold

    2013-01-01

    Single-crystal strontium iodide (SrI2) doped with relatively high levels (e.g., 3 - 6 %) of Eu2+ exhibits characteristics that make this material superior, in a number of respects, to other scintillators that are currently used for radiation detection. Specifically, SrI2:Eu2+ has a light yield that is significantly higher than LaBr3:Ce3+ -a currently employed commercial high-performance scintillator. Additionally, SrI2:Eu2+ is characterized by an energy resolution as high as 2.6% at the 137Cs gamma-ray energy of 662 keV, and there is no radioactive component in SrI2:Eu2+ - unlike LaBr3:Ce3+ that contains 138La. The Ce3+-doped LaBr3 decay time is, however, faster (30 nsec) than the 1.2 sec decay time of SrI2:Eu2+. Due to the relatively low melting point of strontium iodide (~515 oC), crystal growth can be carried out in quartz crucibles by the vertical Bridgman technique. Materials-processing and crystal-growth techniques that are specific to the Bridgman growth of europium-doped strontium iodide scintillators are described here. These techniques include the use of a porous quartz frit to physically filter the molten salt from a quartz antechamber into the Bridgman growth crucible and the use of a bent or bulb grain selector design to suppress multiple grain growth. Single crystals of SrI2:Eu2+ scintillators with good optical quality and scintillation characteristics have been grown in sizes up to 5.0 cm in diameter by applying these techniques. Other aspects of the SrI2:Eu2+ crystal-growth methods and of the still unresolved crystal-growth issues are described here.

  11. Batteries and fuel cell research Sri Narayan worked for 20 years at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) where he led the

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    Levi, Anthony F. J.

    Batteries and fuel cell research Sri Narayan worked for 20 years at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) where he led the fuel cell research activities for over 15 years and also headed the development of direct methanol fuel cell power sources for military and commercial applications, developed new

  12. ht.I. EngngSri.1975,Vol.13,pp.815-829.PcrgamonPress. Printedin GrealBritain THE PENNY-SHAPED CRACK IN SHEAR AND

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    Barber, James R.

    ht.I. EngngSri.1975,Vol.13,pp.815-829.PcrgamonPress. Printedin GrealBritain THE PENNY-SHAPED CRACK. The solution is used to solve the problem of the penny-shaped crack subjected to an arbitrary and to the penny-shaped crack inuniformshearandintorsionabouta diametralaxis. 1. INTRODUCTION IN A PREVIOUS paper

  13. An Anthropological Perspective on Shifting Cultivation: A case Study of Khoriya Cultivation in the Arun Valley of Eastern Nepal

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    Dhakal, Suresh

    2000-01-01

    1S lVell as other subsequent studies lllust be done in relation to the problem identified with each type. From an anl'hropological perspective, however, two !2.cneral points of view can be made. First, the nonnative view, which rocllses... '.13.1989 Development 1::Cology of Anl/l Basin ill Nepal. International Centre lor Intigratcd Mountain Dcvelopl11l.:111 (IeIMO). Kathmandu. Souval1lhong. P. 1995 Shiftillg Culli\\'oliol/ in Lao POI?.. An o\\'erviell' of land lise lind policy illiliath'es. IIED: London...

  14. The Demographic Characteristics of Patients Seeking Health Care for Infant and Childhood Illnesses at Nepal Medical College and Teaching Hospital

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    Pandey, Kishore Raj; Kafle, Phanindra Prasad; Karki, Debendra

    2003-01-01

    and another 36 patients stated that they belonged to a Terai Tribal Group. The most overlooked group consisted of Authors nrc Associal~d with Nepal Medical ColI~go. Allarkhe1. Kathmandu. K. R. Pandey/ The Demographic Characleristics ... 219 the Dalit Group... stating that they live with their family members or have other living arrangements. Of the 424 patients, 411 stated that they live with their immediate family members. only 13 patients stated that they have other living arrangements. 2 2 2 O c c a s i a n...

  15. Project EARTH-15-MPS3: Metamorphism, melting and structural evolution of the Himalayan crust; kyanite, sillimanite and cordierite-bearing migmatites of the Nepal

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    Henderson, Gideon

    -30 Ma) kyanite-bearing migmatites and later mainly Early Miocene (ca. 30-15 Ma) lower pressure, higher; kyanite, sillimanite and cordierite-bearing migmatites of the Nepal Himalaya Supervisors: Mike Searle by the crustal-scale Main Central Thrust (MCT) with associated inverted metamorphic isograds, and along the top

  16. South Asia Water Resources Workshop: An effort to promote water quality data sharing in South Asia

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    RAJEN,GAURAV; BIRINGER,KENT L.; BETSILL,J. DAVID

    2000-04-01

    To promote cooperation in South Asia on environmental research, an international working group comprised of participants from Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and the US convened at the Soaltee Hotel in Kathmandu, Nepal, September 12 to 14, 1999. The workshop was sponsored in part by the Cooperative Monitoring Center (CMC) at Sandia National Laboratories in Albuquerque, New Mexico, through funding provided by the Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Nonproliferation and National Security. The CMC promotes collaborations among scientists and researchers in regions throughout the world as a means of achieving common regional security objectives. In the long term, the workshop organizers and participants are interested in the significance of regional information sharing as a means to build confidence and reduce conflict. The intermediate interests of the group focus on activities that might eventually foster regional management of some aspects of water resources utilization. The immediate purpose of the workshop was to begin the implementation phase of a project to collect and share water quality information at a number of river and coastal estuary locations throughout the region. The workshop participants achieved four objectives: (1) gaining a better understanding of the partner organizations involved; (2) garnering the support of existing regional organizations promoting environmental cooperation in South Asia; (3) identifying sites within the region at which data is to be collected; and (4) instituting a data and information collection and sharing process.

  17. On 26 December 2004 the Indonesian sub-duction zone near the northern end of Sumatra

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    in northern Sumatra and expanded across the Indian Ocean and Andaman Sea, striking Sri Lanka and Thailand,it radiated seismic waves into the surrounding rock.The elastic waves expanded outward through Earth

  18. Defining the source region of the Indian Ocean Tsunami from GPS, altimeters, tide gauges and tsunami models

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    Socquet, Anne

    propagation time of the rupture led to constructive interference of waves radiating first from the South and minutes later from the North, strengthening the tsunami in Southern India, Sri Lanka and Thailand. We

  19. Our Ocean Backyard Santa Cruz Sentinel columns by Gary Griggs, Director, Institute of Marine Sciences, UC Santa Cruz.

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    California at Santa Cruz, University of

    Rotterdam to Sri Lanka, the Danish registered container ship, Svendborg Maersk, encountered hurricane force vessel in a hurry. The containers shifted under the wave impact and over 40 were lost overboard. Who

  20. ATR 1 (1) pp. 131137 Intellect Limited 2013 Applied Theatre Research

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    Snider, Barry B.

    , Uganda, Argentina, Peru, Sri Lanka, #12;book Reviews 132 Cambodia, Australia, Israel and the United. This is only one of the many stories that strike the heart of the reader and showcase the power of performance

  1. Competing for Capital: The Diffusion of Bilateral Investment Treaties, 1960-2000

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    Elkins, Zachary; Guzman, Andrew T; Simmons, Beth

    2006-01-01

    2000), India (2001) and Croatia (2001) initiated mini-and Zimbabwe. Thailand-Zimbabwe, Thailand-Croatia, Thailand-Iran, Zimbabwe-Croatia, Zimbabwe-Sri Lanka, Croatia- Iran,

  2. The Failure of Confidence Mechanism: Reflections on the 1990’s Social Change Movement in the Light of policy Measures Affecting Farming System in Nepal

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    Pandey, Tulsi Ram

    1993-01-01

    to external goods intensified after 1950s with the opening of rural interiors through transportation development. In 1951, Nepal only had a total of 376 kilometers of motorable roads of any kind. This increased to 6,306 kilometers in 1986 (CBS 1988: 119... of the 1964 Lands Act was able to raise an equivalent of USdoliar 15 million within four years of its implementation (Baskota and Lohani 1985: 101). Unfortunately the administrative machinary assigned to dispense credit was inelfecient in recording...

  3. Policy Brief No.11 june 2006

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    Policy Brief No.11 june 2006 Human-elephant conflict and rural poverty in Sri Lanka School outing to Pinnawale elephant orphanage Issues facing policy-makers: · What is the link between conflict and poverty now compete with the rural poor for scarce land and water resources. Rural poverty persists in Sri

  4. SRI2007 Conference - Accommodations

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  5. SRI2007 Conference - Committee

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  6. SRI2007 Conference - Proceedings

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  7. SRI2007 Conference - Schedule

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  8. SRI2007 Conference - Vendors

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  9. SRI2007 Conference - Workshops

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  10. Nepals Election and Beyond

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    International Crisis Group

    2008-04-02

    problems (feudalism and imperialism), the democratic movement as a fusion of their people’s war and the people’s movement, the regressive conspiracies of the feudal monarchy and the weaknesses of the parliamentary parties in comparison to the clarity...

  11. Nepal's New Political Landscape

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    International Crisis Group

    2008-07-03

    , as in this analysis: “There are two types of challenges- inter- nal and external. Internally, despite the fall of [the] main rep- resentative of feudalism, its political, economic, cultural forms, among others, are still prevalent. Moreover, we have yet to truly... that their opponents are deliberately obstructing the “New Democratic Revolution”: “The parliamentary parties want to keep semi-feudal, semi-colonial mode of production at any cost. Our Party has been struggling to smash them”. Interview, The Red Star, 1 June 2008...

  12. Nepal: Beyond Royal Rule

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    International Crisis Group

    2005-09-15

    . In September 2005, the Supreme Court finally gave in to repeated petitions and demanded that the RCCC furnish a written reply on its constitutionality.6 The king's own cabinet is hardly beyond reproach. His outspoken senior vice chairman, Tulsi Giri...

  13. Revealing pre-earthquake signatures in atmosphere and ionosphere associated with 2015 M7.8 and M7.3 events in Nepal. Preliminary results

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    Ouzounov, Dimitar; Davidenko, Dmitry

    2015-01-01

    We analyze retrospectively/prospectively the transient variations of three different physical parameters of atmosphere during the time of M7.8 and M7.3 events in Nepal: outgoing earth radiation (OLR), GPS/TEC and the thermodynamic proprieties in the lower atmosphere. We found that in mid March 2015 a rapid augment of satellite observed earth radiation in atmosphere and the anomaly located in close vicinity to the future M7.8 epicenter reached the maximum on April 21-22. Our continuous satellite analysis revealed prospectively the new strong anomaly on May 3th, which was the reason to contemplate another large event in the area. On May 12, 2015 a large aftershock of M7.3 occurred. The analysis of air temperature from weather ground station near Katmandu shows analogous patterns with offset 1-2 days earlier to the satellite anomalies. The GPS/TEC data analysis indicates an augment and variation in electron density reaching a maximum value during April 22-24 period. A strong negative TEC anomaly in the crest of ...

  14. OCEAN DRILLING PROGRAM LEG 116 SCIENTIFIC PROSPECTUS

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    by the following agencies: Department of Energy, Mines and Resources (Canada) Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft Environment Research Council (United Kingdom) European Science Foundation Consortium for the Ocean Drilling in the world, extending some 3000 km from the slope south of the Bengal delta to merge with the Sri Lanka

  15. Distribution and dynamics of mangrove forests of South Asiaq Chandra Giri a,*, Jordan Long b

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    Cortes, Corinna

    57198, USA c World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), Pakistan d The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka. These forests provide important ecosystem goods and services to the region's dense three case studies in Indus Delta (Pakistan), Goa (India), and Sundarbans (Bangladesh and India

  16. Displacement currents in semiconductor quantum dots embedded dielectric media: A method for room temperature photon detection

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    Perera, A. G. Unil

    , Kandy, Central 20 000, Sri Lanka Received 14 June 2007; accepted 12 July 2007; published online 7 August semiconductors can be sensitized to the electromagnetic spectrum from ultraviolet to far IR. Photovoltaic­13 In photovoltaic detectors, interpenetrating networks of polymer and Qds communicate with two electrodes

  17. This Provisional PDF corresponds to the article as it appeared upon acceptance. Fully formatted PDF and full text (HTML) versions will be made available soon.

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    Hanley, Kathryn A.

    in dengue virus serotype 3 (DENV3), a mosquito-borne pathogen of humans. In Sri Lanka in the 1980's strain associated with the most severe disease manifestations, dengue hemorrhagic fever/dengue shock and full text (HTML) versions will be made available soon. Superior infectivity for mosquito vectors

  18. Euphytica 00: 18, 2003. 2003 Kluwer Academic Publishers. Printed in the Netherlands.

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    Provan, Jim

    genetic relationships among coconut varieties/populations using microsatellite markers L. Perera1,, J.R. Russell2, J. Provan2 & W. Powell2 1Genetics and Plant Breeding Division, Coconut Research Institute@sri.lanka.net, lalithperera63@hotmail.com) Received 17 July 2002; accepted 2 March 2003 Key words: coconut, Cocos nucifera

  19. fied fragments of cloned alleles were used for size determina-tion at the respective loci.

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    Provan, Jim

    in coconut (Cocos nucifera L.) and the analysis of coconut populations in Sri Lanka L. PERERA, J. R. RUSSELL, Invergowrie, Dundee DD2 5DA, UK Keywords: coconut, Cocos nucifera, SSR, microsatellite Received 14 September.Russell@scri.sari.ac.uk The coconut palm, Cocos nucifera L. is a major plantation crop and the most important palm of the wet tropics

  20. Communicated by J. W. Snape L. Perera J. R. Russell J. Provan

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    Provan, Jim

    between indigenous coconut (Cocos nucifera L.) accessions from Sri Lanka by means of AFLP profiling Received: 16 June 1997 / Accepted: 14 October 1997 Abstract PCR-based DNA profiling of coconut palms. These observations have im- portant implications for the maintenance and collec- tion of coconut germplasm

  1. Acknowledgments: UNEP/WMO, IIASA, JRC, US EPA, SEI, Scripps, Middlebury, U York,

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    (particle filters+) ­ Replacing coal in residential stoves ­ Replacing residential wood burning in Industrialized countries ­ Clean-burning cookstoves in developing countries ­ Modern brick kilns ­ Modern coke + Sri Lanka South East Asia China Rice paddies Livestock manure Wastewater Municipal waste Coal mines

  2. International workshop: Planning for climate change through integrated coastal management. Volume 2: Country and regional reports

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    NONE

    1998-12-31

    This workshop included reports from the following countries: Argentina; Bulgaria; Egypt; Estonia; Fiji; Indonesia; Mozambique; Nigeria; Oman; The Philippines; Senegal; Sri Lanka; Suriname; Thailand; and Tuvalu; Regional reports were included on the following: Small Island Developing States of the Pacific; South Pacific Regional Environment Program; and Sea Level Rise Impacts on Central America.

  3. Epidemiological aspects of Claviceps africana, causal agent of Sorghum ergot 

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    Noe, Montes Garcia; Noe, Montes Garcia

    2005-02-17

    . propinquum (K.) Hitch., which is a native perennial of Sri Lanka and southern India, and from Burma eastward to the islands of south-eastern Asia, and S. bicolor (L.) Moench which includes all the domesticated taxa, a widely-distributed and ecologically...

  4. Inheritance of antioxidant activity and its association with seed coat color in Cowpea (Vigna unguiculata (l.) walp.) 

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    Ndambe Nzaramba, Magnifique

    2005-08-29

    .S.A., Burma, Sri Lanka and Australia all have significant production. Production figures in the U.S.A. were estimated at about 800,000 hectares/year. Georgia, California and Texas are the leading producers, accounting for about 60% of the total production...

  5. Anti-inflammatory Properties of Cowpea Phenotypes with different Phenolic Profiles 

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    Ojwang, Leonnard

    2012-07-16

    of protein. Brazil, India, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Haiti, Senegal, Cameron, Burkina Faso, Australia and the U.S. also produce significant quantities (18, 19). In the U.S., the total production of cowpeas is estimated at 60,000 to 80,000 acres, of which...

  6. Where Have Rich Vlosky's Graduate Students Ended Up? September 22, 2014

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    DISTRIBUTION OF NATURAL RESOURCE-BASED INDUSTRIES Francisco X. Aguilar, Ph.D. Associate Professor Department of Forestry, School of Natural Resources 203L Anheuser-Busch Natural Resources Building University of Missouri Gangodawila, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka Ph.D. Rangika Bandara Perera. Dissertation Title: EFFECTS OF ECOTOURIST PRE

  7. Real-time forecasting of the April 11, 2012 Sumatra tsunami Dailin Wang,1

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    Duputel, Zacharie

    Real-time forecasting of the April 11, 2012 Sumatra tsunami Dailin Wang,1 Nathan C. Becker,1 David generated a tsunami that was recorded at sea-level stations as far as 4800 km from the epi- center, Sri Lanka, Thailand, and Maldives issued tsunami warnings for their coastlines. The United States

  8. Dr. Ajay Divakaran SRI International

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    Stanley, Kenneth O.

    he was the lead inventor of the world's first sports highlights playback-enabled DVR. He also oversaw as lead-inventor of the MPEG-7 video standard motion activity descriptor. He serves on Technical Program

  9. SRI International | Open Energy Information

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  10. SRI2007 Conference - Contact Information

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    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Homesum_a_epg0_fpd_mmcf_m.xls" ,"Available from WebQuantityBonneville Power AdministrationRobust, High-Throughput Analysis of Protein1-0845*RV6 Commercial value of4 Hidden1999 → 11th

  11. SRI2007 Conference - Local Attractions

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  12. SRI2007 Conference - Manuscript Review

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  13. SRI2007 Conference - Poster Session

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  14. SRI2007 Conference - Travel Tips

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  15. Photoemission Spectroscopy at SRI2013

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  16. Alternate Energy Promotion Centre, Nepal Alternate Energy Promotion Centre, Nepal

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  17. Nepal's Future: In Whose Hands?

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    International Crisis Group

    2009-08-13

    to compromise to keep a working relationship. But [General Katawal] refused to play along in similar style and instead became more and more provoca- tive. We had to take action or the spectre of the army flexing its political muscles over our and future... in the Maoist ranks but with short-sighted hubris. “Army chief ambushed”, ran the delighted front-page headline of the UCPN(M)’s mouth- piece. “Pradhansenapati dharapma”, Janadesh, 21 April 2009. Even as the plan started unravelling and the Maoists should...

  18. Sundaya Lanka Pvt Ltd | Open Energy Information

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    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Google Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page| Open Energy Information Serbia-Enhancing CapacityVectren)Model for theSunLan Solar Co LtdSunbury, Ohio:Lake,Sundaya

  19. Financial constraints and firms' investment: results of a natural experiment measuring firm response to power interruption

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    Steinbuks, J.

    . They accomplish this by providing cash and equipment grants to small ?rms in Sri Lanka and Mexico, and measuring the increase in pro?ts arising from this exogenous (positive) shock to capital stock. After controlling for possible spillover e¤ects, the shock... active regional investment policies are not implemented. Sub-Saharan African countries ?t this criterion, because implementation of such policies is limited by political instability, corruption, ethnical fragmentations and clan struggles (Easterly...

  20. International Conference Synchrotron Radiation Instrumentation SRI `94

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    Not Available

    1994-10-01

    This report contains abstracts for the international conference on Synchrotron Radiation Instrumentation at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

  1. SRI International Discovery of Photocatalysts for

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    technological paths .....but the future will be hydrogen fuel cells." Herman Kuipers, Manager of Exploratory ­ Tightly controlled size ­ High chemical purity ­ Oxide, sulfide, nitride, metal, phosphate, carbide

  2. www.igert.neu.edu SRI SRIDHAR

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    Sridhar, Srinivas

    Fonseca ARTISTS CONCEPTIONS OF A FANTASTIC FUTURE FOR NANOMEDICINE NANOBOTS TO CLEAN ARTERIES NANOHUMVEES

  3. IPT SRI Cogeneration Inc | Open Energy Information

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  4. Sri Jayalakshmi Group | Open Energy Information

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  5. Livelihood Insecurity and Social Conflict in Nepal

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    Richner, Heinz

    and feudal, has encountered 10 years of armed conflict ­ a conflict that stimulated the quest for access

  6. Livelihood Insecurity and Social Conflict in Nepal

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    Richner, Heinz

    society, historically organised as hierarchical and feudal, has experienced 10 years of armed conflict

  7. Nepal's Peace Agreement: Making it Work

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    International Crisis Group

    2006-12-15

    delivered a measurably increased sense of security to ordinary people but did not transform daily life in other areas.15 Poorly thought out moves – such as a significant hike in petroleum product prices sprung on a volatile public in August – prompted... by Indonesia). 18 Donors sent a delegation of ambassadors to urge the prime minister to make appointments to the National Human Rights Commission, National Women’s Commission and Dalit Commission and other such agencies, saying their work had in effect...

  8. Nepal: Responding to the Royal Coup

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    International Crisis Group

    2005-02-24

    prove a recruiting boon for the Maoists, particularly from disaffected leftist party activists. 3 Interview with Reuters quoted in "Dr. Giri stands against int'l criticism", Kathmandu Post, 16 February 2005. 4 A senior minister of the newly... -coup regime has no constitutional legitimacy and doubtful ability to implement any program. The first meeting of the Council of Ministers announced a ludicrously overambitious 21-point plan, including construction of an east-west railway, full employment...

  9. Anthropological Perspectives on Grassroots Development in Nepal

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    Devkota, Padam Lal

    1986-01-01

    Development Project" (Griffin 19889:20) and others (Gilmour and Fisher 1991). Unfortunately their programs do not emphasize involving the people in the process, so people do not feel that the projects belong to them. These organizations del iver goods without... their own power and to ga!her more material weal!h in the name of so-called "people-oriented development". When top level officials visit !he countryside to assess development progress, they are lostarnong !hese same rural clites. And the files ofappl...

  10. Nepal: Energy Resources | Open Energy Information

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  11. Nepal-NREL Cooperation | Open Energy Information

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  12. Apollo Solar Lanka Limited ASLL | Open Energy Information

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  13. ‘A confession of ignorance’: deaths from old age and deciphering cause-of-death statistics in Scotland, 1855 – 1949

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    Reid, Alice; Garrett, Eilidh; Dibben, Chris; Williamson, Lee

    2015-02-05

    and Wales, Sweden, Japan, Chile and Sri Lanka (then Ceylon), and he later developed his ideas with data from the USA (Omran, 1971, 1977). Thomas McKeown (1976a) also used cause-of-death data for England and Wales as the basis for his controversial theory... the ‘official’ cause-of-death series published in the annual reports of the Registrar General for Scotland from 1855 to 1949 (Davenport, 2012). We mainly present the data in the form of mortality rates, rather than absolute numbers, and the population data which...

  14. Integrated rural energy planning

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    El Mahgary, Y.; Biswas, A.K.

    1985-01-01

    This book presents papers on integrated community energy systems in developing countries. Topics considered include an integrated rural energy system in Sri Lanka, rural energy systems in Indonesia, integrated rural food-energy systems and technology diffusion in India, bringing energy to the rural sector in the Philippines, the development of a new energy village in China, the Niaga Wolof experimental rural energy center, designing a model rural energy system for Nigeria, the Basaisa village integrated field project, a rural energy project in Tanzania, rural energy development in Columbia, and guidelines for the planning, development and operation of integrated rural energy projects.

  15. Temporal Patterns of Diversification across Global Cichlid Biodiversity (Acanthomorpha: Cichlidae)

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    MacMahan, Caleb D.; Chakrabarty, Prosanta; Sparks, John S.; Smith, William Leo; Davis, Matthew P.

    2013-08-19

    of the family Cichlidae, which is consistent with previous Gondwanan vicariance hypotheses that have explained the present distribution of cichlid taxa in Madagascar, India/Sri Lanka, Africa, Iran, and Central and South America (e.g., [23,24,46,47]). Our results... for the adaptive character of the Tanganyikan cichlid fish radiations. Evolution 61: 560–578. 18. Chakrabarty P (2005) Testing conjectures about morphological diversity in cichlids of lakes Malawi and Tanganyika. Copeia 2005: 359–373. 19. Rabosky DL (2006) LASER: a...

  16. Newsfront 17-23 September 2007, Issue 34

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    Ghimire, Yubaraj

    have any questions, you ask them.” Koirala’s demands from Menon varied from exploring Man Mohan Singh’s visit before the election to smooth supply of petrol. Menon is believed to have given positive response to the demand for petroleum. Menon described... the region for an in- depth work on post-Tsunami issues affecting the communi- ties. This is the first fellowship of the kind. An AMF release said the four journalists will work in Tsunami affected communities in India, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, and Thailand...

  17. Reflections on Power

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    Macfarlane, Alan

    2014-09-22

    the mafia threaten people, is that violence? If a man comes home drunk and curses his wife, is that violence? Can we, as I’ve heard, even call certain kinds of music, architecture or even speech – for instance what 10 happened at Hitler’s rallies... . It seems nearer to what I’ve heard called ‘feuding’, such as what is happening in Israel and Palestine, Kashmir, Sri Lanka, many parts of Africa. Are these really feuds and, if so, what is a feud? 12 It’s obvious that there are many kinds of war...

  18. An assessment of the usefulness of 5 new synthetic pyrethroids in IPM programs for tobacco budworm control in cotton 

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    Rajakulendran, Sinnappu Victor

    1981-01-01

    New Synthetic Pyrethroids in IPM Programs for Tobacco Budworm Control in Cotton. (Mlay 1981) Sinnappu Victor Rajakulendran, B. Sc. (Agri. ) University of Sri Lanka Chairman of Advisory Committee: Dr. F. W. Plapp, Jr. Toxicity measurements were...-methyl ethyl) benzene acetate) and fluvalinate. Toxicity was de- termined to larvae of the tobacco budworm Heliothis (P. ), t d lt 1 *f 't p 't, ~tl t' sonorensis (Carlson), and to larvae of its predator, C~t * ddt pl ). Al*, ll d' f t t d as a...

  19. Process Algebra and Non-interference SRI Cambridge

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    Doran, Simon J.

    The information security community has long debated the exact defini- tion of the term `security'. Even if we that this central concept in information security is closely re- lated to a central concept of computer science that the information security community has not yet reached a consensus as to the precise meaning on the term `security

  20. fabrication-polybenzimidazole-sri | netl.doe.gov

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    membrane module for pre-combustion capture of carbon dioxide (CO2) from integrated gasification combined cycle (IGCC)-derived synthesis gas (syngas). The membrane utilizes...

  1. Sri Kumaara Nagaraalaye Ragam: Atana (29th Mela Shankarabharanam Janyam)

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    Kalyanaraman, Shivkumar

    , Kumaranalloor temple, Kottayam district, Kerala)! You are the repository ("AlayE") of compassion ("karu district, Kerala)! 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 S ; ; ; ; ; S D rsnp ; ; d N , P ; | P M P ; pm G gm P | ; ; dn P pmpm P

  2. Sri Guru Prabha Power Pvt Ltd | Open Energy Information

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  4. Sri Sai Manasa Nature Tech Pvt Limited | Open Energy Information

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  7. Sri Swarna Green Power SSGP | Open Energy Information

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  8. Sri Vel Bio Diesel Energy Pvt Ltd | Open Energy Information

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  9. Sandia Energy - Sandia, SRI International Sign Pact to Advance Hydrogen

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  13. Nepal Backgrounder: Ceasefire - Soft Landing or Strategic Pause?

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    International Crisis Group

    2003-04-10

    military, police and government facilities across the country, including the army barracks at Dang. The Maoists also increasingly directed strikes on infrastructure including bridges, clinics, dams, electrical supplies and drinking water facilities... underground. He was joined by other key figures in the movement, including the head of its military operations, Ram Bahadur Thapa. This signalled willingness by the Maoists to take an 21 The Maoists and the government agreed to the following 22 points...

  14. Notes on Kusunda Grammar: A language isolate of Nepal

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    Watters, David

    2006-01-01

    Sesi (Kham-Magar) beg?i Nep. begari (pejorative) mihaq ~b?mlu / bamlo n. frog b?s? (Nep) n. year b?t vi. to be (akæa, b~akæ? n. type of bird (Nep l~acæe) bal-ßn, b?l-tsi-n;

  15. People-Centered Development in Nepal: An Innovative Approach

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    Devkota, Padam Lal

    2000-01-01

    considerable extcnt by a variety of complex cultural faclor .... ranging from simple habits and acceptcd social prilctjce~ (0 intricate panerns of belief. social structure. worldvie\\\\o. value", and attitudes. 34 Occa,Ii;olltll Paper P. L. De"kola 35 (c) (d...

  16. Restoration of Democracy and People’s Empowerment in Nepal

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    Pyakuryal, Kailash N.

    2000-01-01

    of thought Hnd a<.:tiOll, access to informC1tion to develop UIU;'S potential and ability to carn a living. 20 Occtls;omd IltlfJl!r K. N. PJ'rtkurJ'fll 21 were expected 10 become th~ role lIlodels 10 thl: society as the) had preached ideals and politi... and human resource development at national and cOllllllunity level. REFEREN<;:ES Acharva. D.P.. & Bartlett. A. Cr. (1991). Implell/entation oj Call/Ill/miry . Fo/"es1J:1' Through IIser Crollps Exp~ri~ncc fro111 Naa Ko Thulo Ban in Kavcr Palanchok District...

  17. Water Resources In Nepal: Institutional Analysis Based On Legal Provisions

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    Magar, Shyamu Thapa

    2005-01-01

    . There are no institutional arrangements at Indrawati river basin level to cope up with multiple use of water except WUA. With the help of some extemal agency, some systems are used such as mini­ hydropower agreement with the system of Irrigation, Water Turbine and saw mill...

  18. Sociology and Anthropology: An Emerging Field of Study In Nepal

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    Gurung, Om

    1990-01-01

    who are particularly interested in studying Nepali peoples and their histories and cultures. Additional studies and research are those of Professor Gopal Singh Nepali (1965). B. K. Shrestha (1971), Khem B. Blsta (1972). B. P. Upreti (1975). T. S. Thapa... (1974). Shyam Pd. Adhikari (1980). D. R. Dahal (1973. 1975. 1977. 1985). Navin Rai (1973. 1975. 1965). C. Mishra (1965. 19871, R. R. Regmt 11971) and D. P. Rajauriya (1975). There are also several scholars and researchers. although not trained...

  19. The Current Socioeconomic status of Untouchables in Nepal

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    Cox, Thomas

    1988-01-01

    . Their primary occupation is selling meal. Most Kasai manage their own butcher shops. Kusle: Kusle arc a Newar caste who live, mainly, in large bazaar towns. Their traditional occupation is cleaning temples and pUlling on musical' performances (usually inside... . Untouchables also oflen discriminate againsl each other on lhe basis of caste. For example, Hofer (1976: 354) reports thal Kamis (in a village wesl of Kathmandu) do not let Damais inlO their homes or accept waler (or cooked rice) from them. 104 6. Hinduism...

  20. Interviews of Dilmaya Gurung of Nepal, by Alan Macfarlane

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    Macfarlane, Alan

    2015-03-05

    planning (Laproscopy). In Pokhara, Father Bhuwansing took me to hospital for treatment. After treatment, I stayed for 10 days in Pokhara and had an energy diet. The diet was provided by Father Bhuwansing. The diet was eggs, meat and ghee. Then I... the shrine both cow or ox dung can be used. After arranging everything for puja and finishing making the offering (prasad), the small pieces of clothes which were brought by mothers are hung and put on some red powder, and we wind thread around the shrine...

  1. Nepal's New Alliance: The Mainstream Parties and the Maoists

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    International Crisis Group

    2005-11-28

    of them in the near future, if it is to lead to a sustained peace process: ? there has clearly been no meeting of minds so far on major political issues such as the future role of the monarchy, the electoral system and reforms to address caste, gender... . However, the relationship between the Maoists and the palace is not set in stone: at times they have tacitly conspired against parliamentary governments and the civil police, while at other times the ideological gulf between them has been sharply...

  2. Economic Modernization in a Chepang Village in Nepal

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    Gurung, Ganesh M

    1990-01-01

    of Indigenous lools lo glean their subsislence. Including bows and arrows. snares. lraps. baskets. hooks and nels, and poisons. Previously. their staple food consisted of honey. wild grains. wild bananas. and forest roots and tubers. • 34 GANESH MAN CURUNG... once and washed- thrice to make It edible. And Bharlang which Is poisonous has to be boned thrice in ashes and washed seven tbnes to make It eatable M (Varya 19721. The Chepangs presently still collect insects to eat along with honey and wax...

  3. Nepal-GTZ Energy Efficiency Program | Open Energy Information

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  4. Nepal-Sectoral Climate Impacts Economic Assessment | Open Energy

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  5. Nepal-Climate Finance Readiness Programme | Open Energy Information

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  6. Nepal-Climate Technology Initiative Private Financing Advisory Network (CTI

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  7. Nepal-Climate and Carbon Unit | Open Energy Information

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  8. Nepal-DLR Resource Assessments | Open Energy Information

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  9. Nepal-Sectoral Climate Impacts Economic Assessment | Open Energy

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  10. Nepal-UNEP Green Economy Advisory Services | Open Energy Information

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  11. Nepal-Low Emissions Asian Development (LEAD) Program | Open Energy

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  12. Nepal-USAID Climate Activities | Open Energy Information

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  13. Smartphone Security Limitations: Conflicting Traditions Nathaniel Husted

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    Gehani, Ashish

    International, Menlo Park saidi@csl.sri.com Ashish Gehani Computer Science Labratory SRI International, Menlo

  14. Tall buildings in Asia : a critique on the high-rise building in Colombo, Shri Lanka

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    Pieris, Anoma D. (Anoma Darshani)

    1993-01-01

    The recent generation of tall buildings in Asia have been appropriated from the West with little adaptation. With no understanding of the forces that have generated this building form, Asia embraces the high-rise as an ...

  15. Y AGRGATION INTERNE DE MATHMATIQUES Y Suites et sries de fonctions Samedi 16 Juin 2012.

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    Lassere, Patrice

    dénies sur R par fn(x) = 2n 1 + x2n. (5) Y On pose pour n N : fn(x) = n + 1 sinn (x) cos(x). Montrer [-a, a] pour tout a > 0. Exercice 5. Soit f C 0 (R+) vériiant f(0) = 0 = lim+ f(x). On pose pour n N

  16. Sri Sai Krishna Hydro Energies Pvt Ltd SSK | Open Energy Information

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  17. The Management of International Rivers as Demands Grow and Supplies Tighten: India, China, Nepal, Pakistan, Bangladesh

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    Crow, Ben; Singh, Nirvikar

    2009-01-01

    by climate change and glacial melting. Several of theseassumptions have changed. Glacial melting and climate changeof these changes. Glacial melting and climate change The

  18. The Management of International Rivers as Demands Grow and Supplies Tighten: India, China, Nepal, Pakistan, Bangladesh

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    Crow, Ben; Singh, Nirvikar

    2009-01-01

    relating to hydroelectricity generation, irrigation water,resources to generate hydroelectricity Managing watershedsFor example, micro-hydroelectricity generation may be an

  19. Field Assessment Concerning Multiple Deprivations in Slums and Squatter Settlements in Kathmandu, Nepal 

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    Little, Adam

    2012-11-01

    of life. The areas under assessment include: Household Profiles; Housing, Shelter and Safety; Sanitation and Water Infrastructure; Food Security and Urban Farming; Energy Infrastructure; Access to Capital and Financial Services; Economic Self...

  20. Reforming Small Power Systems under Political Volatility: The Case of Nepal

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    Nepal, Rabindra; Jamasb, Tooraj

    , electrification and engineering services. The major objectives of the Water Resource Development Policy are to develop hydropower resources at economically efficient costs, to harmonise electrification with economic activities and to develop hydropower... -richest country in hydropower after Brazil (Joshi and Khadka, 2009) and has a further 40 GW potential of technically and economically viable resources (EIA, 2010). However, the vertically-integrated system has developed only around 0.72 GW of generation...

  1. Preliminary notes on Gyalsumdo, an undocumented Tibetan variety in Manang District, Nepal.

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    Hildebrandt, Kristine Ann; Perry, J. Joseph

    2011-01-01

    the names of which he notates as Tshä-me (Nep. C?me,now the Manang district headquarters), Tshap (Nep.Bagarch?p), and Thang-jet (Nep. Thonce), as well as a mixed

  2. Along-strike changes in Himalayan thrust geometry: Topographic and tectonic discontinuities in western Nepal

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    Harvey, JE; Burbank, DW; Bookhagen, B

    2015-01-01

    denuda- tion, relief, and uplift in large, mid-latitudeBedrock inci- sion, rock uplift and threshold hillslopes induring rapid post–12 Ma uplift of the Bolivian Andes:

  3. The Management of International Rivers as Demands Grow and Supplies Tighten: India, China, Nepal, Pakistan, Bangladesh

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    Crow, Ben; Singh, Nirvikar

    2009-01-01

    hydro. International Hydro Power and Dam Construction.suggested) Supply of hydro-electric power * Supply of waterrights ? Supply of hydro-electric power ? Supply of water

  4. Along-strike changes in Himalayan thrust geometry: Topographic and tectonic discontinuities in western Nepal

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    Harvey, JE; Burbank, DW; Bookhagen, B

    2015-01-01

    explanation for the northern microseismic band. However, iffor the southern microseismic band or topographic step.the full suite of microseismic and topographic data. (4) A

  5. The Management of International Rivers as Demands Grow and Supplies Tighten: India, China, Nepal, Pakistan, Bangladesh

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    Crow, Ben; Singh, Nirvikar

    2009-01-01

    Ganges-Brahmaputra Region: Bangladesh Perspective. ” NaturalBrahmaputra-Barak Basins, Bangladesh Unnayan Parishad,Development Studies; Dhaka: Bangladesh Unnayan Parishad.

  6. Social Structure and Inter-Group Relations: A Case Study of A Village In Nepal Tarai

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    Mishra, Surendra

    2005-01-01

    , Sanyasi, Bhedihar, Teli are the land owners and most of the untouchable castes are marginal landowners and landless labourers. Even though involvement in agriculture is common to all castes from the Brahmin to the untouchable, certain kinds of occupation... are economically well off and also stressing their horizontal tiller across the village boundaries. All the caste groups in the study area have harmonious social relationship. They participate in feasts of each other, worship of village deities, marriage ceremony...

  7. Development of Water Supply and Sanitation Facility in The Rural Areas of Nepal: An Overview

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    Prasain, Jiba Nath

    2003-01-01

    stressed that for national projects to be acceptable for external finding, some degree of community participation must be demonstrated in relation to all four criteria (White, 1984: 221-222). But Lohani, (1980) is of the opinion that the closest synonym... -monetary and materials contribution and not labour contribution and P l a y a supervisory role. Occasionally in decision- m a k i n g and planning, contribution o f money and materials and negligible Labour c o n t r i b u t i o n L - - - ' labors seldom involve...

  8. Nature-Society and Development: Social, Cultural and Ecological Change in Nepal 

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    Nightingale, Andrea J

    2006-01-01

    This paper presents a theoretical framework for analyzing human-environment issues that examines shifting, dialectical relationships between social and power relations, cultural beliefs and practices, and ecological ...

  9. The Management of International Rivers as Demands Grow and Supplies Tighten: India, China, Nepal, Pakistan, Bangladesh

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    Crow, Ben; Singh, Nirvikar

    2009-01-01

    2009 T ABLE 1: L ARGER HYDROELECTRIC AND DIVERSION PROJECTSin the promotion of hydroelectric power is not known. Bothwas primarily focused on hydroelectric power coming from the

  10. Understanding the Participation of Marginal Groups in Annapurna Conservation Area, Nepal 

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    Dahal, Smriti

    2012-02-14

    Participation has been promoted and studied in diverse disciplines including tourism, development, planning, health, politics, and others. In natural resource conservation, the shift from centralized to decentralized decision making which emphasizes...

  11. Forestry and Farming System In the Mid-Hills of Nepal

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    Upadhyay, Kiran Dutta

    1993-01-01

    material to provide food for the huusehold members, heafs, kids to the farming hou;ehold and also dung for composting and recycling, and of income to the far­ ming households Earlier than 1950's sufficient areas of pasture and forest were available... -Hills has been converted into bush land. Trees are overcut, lopped and forest IIoor is overgrazed. The situation is, in fact, worse than what available figures suggest, because many areas of the Hills, now classified under forest, are in fact degraded waste...

  12. The Management of International Rivers as Demands Grow and Supplies Tighten: India, China, Nepal, Pakistan, Bangladesh

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    Crow, Ben; Singh, Nirvikar

    2009-01-01

    in the promotion of hydroelectric power is not known. Bothwas primarily focused on hydroelectric power coming from theirrigation and hydroelectric power generation schemes better

  13. Changing Pattern of Forest Consumption: A Case Study from An Eastern Hill Village in Nepal

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    Pokharel, Binod

    2003-01-01

    , HMGIN 1982 : 63). It is considered a very important contribution of forestry to hill farming in the use of plant bio-mass when mixed with animal excreta yields organic compost m'anure which forms the principal source of soil nutrients for hilly... an important role m sustamlng. the productivity of the land by using the organic manure of anllnal Binod Pokhorell Chonging Pal/ern ofFores/... 43 dung supported with bedding materials from the forest which provides grass, trees and fodder for animals (ADBIN...

  14. Agriculture and Ritual Landscape: A Case Study from The Magars of Argal, Baglung District, Nepal

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    Khattri, Man Bahadur

    2003-01-01

    of aiding in injurious acts, mfertlltty of animals, illness in the family etc. (Theodoratus & LaPena, 1994: 22). The sacred landscape is associated with their particular economic and cultural activity. There is a heavy influence of religious tradition... and by composting during rice plantation. On the one hand this land is not that important, because the majority of the people lack this type of land, on the other hand, this small amount of land owned by a few number of people is important to the people, because...

  15. Nepal-Pilot Program for Climate Resilience (PPCR) | Open Energy Information

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  16. Nepal-Program for Scaling Up Renewable Energy in Low Income Countries

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  17. Postcards from Beijing: Annual Meeting Abstracts

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    Vohra, Rais; Wananukul, Winai; Dawson, Andrew H.

    2010-01-01

    W. Wananukul Ramathibodi Poison Control Center, MahidolSaroj Nepal. Nepal Drug and Poison Information Center,done for all calls to a poison center related to muscarinic

  18. Energy-conservation-investment decision making in developing countries: A review of project implementation in industry. Final report

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    Not Available

    1989-12-01

    Despite recent efforts in a number of developing countries to promote energy conservation (EC) and efficiency, only a fraction of EC potential has been captured, especially for projects that require significant investments. The document analyzes EC efforts in 11 countries where energy audit and/or feasibility study programs have been carried out (Bangladesh, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Jordan, Pakistan, Panama, the Philippines, and Sri Lanka), covering some 1,500 EC projects involving 242 industrial companies. Cost and length of payback seem to be the determining factors for companies considering EC measures; no-cost or low-cost projects with paybacks of less than a year (such as power factor improvement projects) had the highest rate of implementation, while expensive, complicated projects (e.g., cogeneration or fuel substitution projects) were most often rejected. The document concludes, however, that the rate of implementation of EC programs has been quite high, and recommends that inexpensive, short-term projects be featured in future EC programs and increased levels of TA and financial assistance be made available to companies implementing long-term EC measures.

  19. CMC Participation in the Regional Centre for Strategic Studies (RCSS) Workshop: Defense, Technology and Cooperative Security in South Asia

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    Biringer, K.L.; Olsen, J.

    1998-11-01

    As an ongoing part of the collaborative efforts between the Cooperative Monitoring Center (CMC) at Sandia National Laboratories, the United States Arms Control and Disarmament Agency (ACDA), and U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), staff from the CMC served as faculty in conducting a workshop in Shanghai, China. Sponsor of the workshop was the Regional Centre for Strategic Studies (RCSS) based in Colombo, Sri Lanka. The workshop included participants from throughout South Asia and China. The CMC presented four sessions related to the role of monitoring technologies in promoting regional security and building confidence among nations. Participation in these workshops supports U.S. efforts to further regional cooperation and promote arms control, nonproliferation and other cooperative securily measures and supplements efforts funded by DOE and ACDA over the past four years. The RCSS Shanghai meeting permitted a continued CMC involvement in regionally conducted training for anew generation of leaders in government, the military, and academia throughout South Asia and China. Nuclear issues are clearly a dominant South Asian concern since the nuclear tests of May 1998. However, there remains a strong interest in identifying opportunities for increased trade and reduced tensions in other areas. The RCSS and other regional organizations are enthusiastic about continued CMC involvement in future regional courses.

  20. The Java-Sumatra Aerial Mega-Tramway

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    Alexander Bolonkin; Richard Cathcart

    2007-01-09

    A mega-tramway based on the Indonesian islands of Sumatra and Java is proposed to span Sunda Strait. The Java-Sumatra Aerial Mega-Tramway (JSAMT) will be self-elevating and will regularly and cheaply launch passengers and cargoes via two conveyor belt-like facilities using standard winged shipping containers like those currently used by international trucking and ocean shipping industries that are volplaned across the Sunda Strait. The JSAMT will be a self-sustaining toll facility free of any requirement for international loans or funding guarantees for its construction. Its existence will remove any immediate need for an expensive to dig/maintain Nusantara Tunnel. We offer the formative basic technical specifications for the JSAMT and indicate some of the physical and cultural geographical facts underpinning our macro-engineering proposal; offshoots of a perfected and tested JSAMT may be installed at Palk Strait between India and Sri Lanka, the Gibraltar Strait and the Bering Strait by mid-21st Century.

  1. Comparative Gamma Spectroscopy with SrI2(Eu), GYGAG(Ce) and Bi-loaded Plastic Scintillators

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    Cherepy, N J

    2010-11-19

    We are developing new scintillator materials that offer potential for high resolution gamma ray spectroscopy at low cost. Single crystal SrI{sub 2}(Eu) offers {approx}3% resolution at 662 keV, in sizes of {approx}1 in{sup 3}. We have developed ceramics processing technology allowing us to achieve cubic inch scale transparent ceramic scintillators offering gamma spectroscopy performance superior to NaI(Tl). We fabricated a bismuth-loaded plastic scintillator that demonstrates energy resolution of {approx}8% at 662 keV in small sizes. Gamma ray spectroscopy can be used to identify the presence of weak radioactive sources within natural background. The ability to discriminate close-lying spectral lines is strongly dependent upon the energy resolution of the detector. In addition to excellent energy resolution, large volume detectors are needed to acquire sufficient events, for example, to identify a radioactive anomaly moving past a detector. We have employed a 'directed search' methodology for identifying potential scintillator materials candidates, resulting in the discovery of Europium-doped Strontium Iodide, SrI{sub 2}(Eu), Cerium-doped Gadolinium Garnet, GYGAG(Ce), and Bismuth-loaded Polymers. These scintillators possess very low self-radioactivity, offer energy resolution of 3-8% at 662 keV, and have potential to be grown cost-effectively to sizes similar to the most widely deployed gamma spectroscopy scintillator, Thallium-doped Sodium Iodide, NaI(Tl). In this study, gamma ray spectra of a variety of sources, were obtained employing SrI{sub 2}(Eu), GYGAG(Ce), Bi-loaded polymers, LaBr{sub 3}(Ce), and NaI(Tl). The effects of detector size, energy resolution, and background radioactivity (including self-radioactivity) on the ability to distinguish weak sources is quantified, based on a simple model, and qualitatively compared to laboratory data.

  2. Modlisation et prvision des flux quotidiens des patients aux urgences hospitalires en utilisant l'analyse de sries

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    Paris-Sud XI, Université de

    chronologiques, Modèle ARIMA, Prévision. Abstract: Effective management of patient flow in emergency departments Systèmes Hospitaliers (GISEH), Liège : Belgique (2014)" #12;2 d'urgences a été réduit de 9% [1]. En France

  3. Sex or Sensibility? The making of chaste women and promiscuous men in a Sri Lankan university setting 

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    Ruwanpura, Eshani Samantha

    2011-11-22

    It is often claimed that education confers a range of benefits to individuals. From realising their thinking capacities to overcoming class boundaries, the outcomes of education are considered especially beneficial for ...

  4. A 9,500 Year-Old Human Burial from CA-SRI-116, Santa Rosa Island

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    Morris, Don P.; Erlandson, Jon M.

    1993-01-01

    Science 220:1271 -1273. Taylor, R. E. , L. A. Payen, C. A.Radiocarbon 28(2B): Taylor, R. E. , L. A. Payen, B. Gerow,American Antiquity 50(1): Taylor, R. E. , Louis A. Payen,

  5. Moving Ahead: From Transition to Transformation

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    Richner, Heinz

    , Nepal as a feudal, centralised, unitary and exclusionary monarchist nation for centuries with widespread

  6. Symposium Registration

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    Mexico. Micronesia. Moldova. Monaco. Mongolia. Montenegro. Morocco. Mozambique. Myanmar. Namibia. Nauru. Nepal. Netherlands. Netherlands Antilles.

  7. 9/4/12 Nepal Tigers Becoming Nocturnal to Survive Near Humans | Ecorazzi 1/4www.ecorazzi.com/2012/09/04/nepal-tigers-becoming-nocturnal-to-survive-near-humans/

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    Vomit - 6,863 views Matt Damon's Anti-Fracking Movie Has Oscar Buzz - 5,210 views Actor Michael Clarke

  8. Functions of An Organization in an Indigenous Irrigation System: A Case Study From a Hill Village of Nepal

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    Uprety, Laya Prasad

    2000-01-01

    -help attitudes. Laudablc as this program is. however, it is "Itill neccssary to knO\\\\ ho\\\\ tht" indi"l::tlou:-. .. . b Irngatlon systems are org~llli/cd and how they fUllction or adapt to \\Vater-scarc~ environillents. While sociologists iJlld (inthn1plllogists...

  9. The Plight of the Tharu Kamaiyas in Nepal: A Review of the Social, Economic And Political Facets

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    Chhetri, Ram B

    2005-01-01

    6738 3408 3330 978 6.9 Bhimpuf 9968 5036 4932 1360 7.3 Daulatpur 7246 3563 3683 1085 6.7Gola 6679 3293 3386 918 7.3 Khairi Chandanpur 6901 3524 3377 1034 6.7 Manau 7054 3485 3569 1080 6.5 Manpuf Tapara 9495 4738 4757 1307 7.2 Naya Gaun 5815 2952 2863...

  10. Evaluation of the KanchanTM Arsenic Filter under various water quality conditions of the Nawalparasi District, Nepal

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    Espinoza, Claudia M. (Claudia Maritza)

    2011-01-01

    In 2002, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering partnered with the Environment and Public Health Organization to develop and disseminate the KanchanTM Arsenic Filter ...

  11. Measurement of organophosphate pesticides, organochlorine pesticides, and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in household dust from two rural villages in Nepal 

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    Cizmas, Leslie; Ackerman, Lani; Donnelly, Danielle A.; Donnelly, Kirby C.; McDonald, Thomas J.

    2015-01-16

    to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons from wood smoke. This study measured the levels of four organophosphate pesticides, 22 organochlorine pesticides, and over thirty polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in house dust from two rural Nepali villages. Floor dust...

  12. Slip pulse and resonance of Kathmandu basin during the 2015 Mw 7.8 Gorkha earthquake, Nepal imaged with geodesy

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    Galetzka, John; Melgar, Diego; Genrich, Joachim F.; Geng, Jianghui; Owen, Susan; Lindsey, Eric O.; Xu, Xiaohua; Bock, Yehuda; Avouac, Jean-Philippe; Adhikari, Lok Bijaya; Upreti, Bishal Nath; Pratt-Sitaula, Beth; Bhattarai, Tara Nidhi; Sitaula, Bhairab P.; Moore, Angelyn; Hudnut, Kenneth W.; Szeliga, Walter; Normandeau, Jim; Fend, Michael; Flouzat, Mireille; linger, Laurent Bol; Shrestha, Prithvilal; Koirala, Bharat; Gautam, Umesh; Bhatterai, Mukunda; Gupta, Ratnamani; Kandel, Thakur; Timsina, Chintan; Sapkota, Soma Nath; Rajaure, Sudhir; Maha, Naresh

    2015-01-01

    ,  California  Institute  of  228   Technology,  under  a  contract  with  the  National  Aeronautics  and  Space  Administration.    The  229   GPS  data  were  processed  by  ARIA  (JPL)  and  the  Scripps...

  13. Homogeneity as an Advantage: It Takes a Community to Protect an Application

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    Briesemeister, Linda

    , Steven Dawson, Patrick Lincoln, Hassen Saidi SRI International Jim Thornton, Glenn Durfee, Peter Kwan

  14. NAACL HLT Demonstration Program, pages 2324, Rochester, New York, USA, April 2007. c 2007 Association for Computational Linguistics

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    and Research Lab, SRI International, Menlo Park, California3 Electronics Research Lab, Volkswagen of America

  15. Proceedings of HLT/EMNLP 2005 Demonstration Abstracts, pages 2425, Vancouver, October 2005.

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    and Research Lab, SRI International, Menlo Park, California3 Electronics Research Lab, Volkswagen of America

  16. Cooperative Monitoring Center Occasional Paper/11: Cooperative Environmental Monitoring in the Coastal Regions of India and Pakistan

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    Rajen, Gauray

    1999-06-01

    The cessation of hostilities between India and Pakistan is an immediate need and of global concern, as these countries have tested nuclear devices, and have the capability to deploy nuclear weapons and long-range ballistic missiles. Cooperative monitoring projects among neighboring countries in South Asia could build regional confidence, and, through gradual improvements in relations, reduce the threat of war and the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction. This paper discusses monitoring the trans-border movement of flow and sediment in the Indian and Pakistani coastal areas. Through such a project, India and Pakistan could initiate greater cooperation, and engender movement towards the resolution of the Sir Creek territorial dispute in their coastal region. The Joint Working Groups dialogue being conducted by India and Pakistan provides a mechanism for promoting such a project. The proposed project also falls within a regional framework of cooperation agreed to by several South Asian countries. This framework has been codified in the South Asian Seas Action Plan, developed by Bangladesh, India, Maldives, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. This framework provides a useful starting point for Indian and Pakistani cooperative monitoring in their trans-border coastal area. The project discussed in this paper involves computer modeling, the placement of in situ sensors for remote data acquisition, and the development of joint reports. Preliminary computer modeling studies are presented in the paper. These results illustrate the cross-flow connections between Indian and Pakistani coastal regions and strengthen the argument for cooperation. Technologies and actions similar to those suggested for the coastal project are likely to be applied in future arms control and treaty verification agreements. The project, therefore, serves as a demonstration of cooperative monitoring technologies. The project will also increase people-to-people contacts among Indian and Pakistani policy makers and scientists. In the perceptions of the general public, the project will crystallize the idea that the two countries share ecosystems and natural resources, and have a vested interest in increased collaboration.

  17. Evaluating climate models: Should we use weather or climate observations?

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    Oglesby, Robert J [ORNL; Erickson III, David J [ORNL

    2009-12-01

    Calling the numerical models that we use for simulations of climate change 'climate models' is a bit of a misnomer. These 'general circulation models' (GCMs, AKA global climate models) and their cousins the 'regional climate models' (RCMs) are actually physically-based weather simulators. That is, these models simulate, either globally or locally, daily weather patterns in response to some change in forcing or boundary condition. These simulated weather patterns are then aggregated into climate statistics, very much as we aggregate observations into 'real climate statistics'. Traditionally, the output of GCMs has been evaluated using climate statistics, as opposed to their ability to simulate realistic daily weather observations. At the coarse global scale this may be a reasonable approach, however, as RCM's downscale to increasingly higher resolutions, the conjunction between weather and climate becomes more problematic. We present results from a series of present-day climate simulations using the WRF ARW for domains that cover North America, much of Latin America, and South Asia. The basic domains are at a 12 km resolution, but several inner domains at 4 km have also been simulated. These include regions of complex topography in Mexico, Colombia, Peru, and Sri Lanka, as well as a region of low topography and fairly homogeneous land surface type (the U.S. Great Plains). Model evaluations are performed using standard climate analyses (e.g., reanalyses; NCDC data) but also using time series of daily station observations. Preliminary results suggest little difference in the assessment of long-term mean quantities, but the variability on seasonal and interannual timescales is better described. Furthermore, the value-added by using daily weather observations as an evaluation tool increases with the model resolution.

  18. www.eprg.group.cam.ac.uk EPRGWORKINGPAPERNON-TECHNICALSUMMARY

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    Aickelin, Uwe

    ) in 1985. After two decades of power reform experience in Nepal; the current state of the hydroelectricity

  19. SPACEWAR WIRE MILITARY SPACE

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    project Nepal jails six soldiers for murder, human rights violations Ex-Peruvian spy chief wants CIA

  20. Left Perspectives of the Sri Lankan Conflict: The Role of Ethnicity in the Governments of the United Front (1970-77) and the People's Alliance (1994-2001)

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    Gunawardena, Devaka Ramesh

    2012-01-01

    77) and the People’s Alliance (1994-2001) A thesis submitted77) and the People’s Alliance (1994-2001) by Devaka Ramesh77) and the People's Alliance (1994-2001). In particular, it

  1. 1314 MRS BULLETIN VOLUME 37 DECEMBER 2012 www.mrs.org/bulletin 2012 Materials Research Society While working at the Molecular Physics Laboratory at SRI

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    for electrical energy storage in ultracapaci- tors and batteries; conductive thin films; barrier films; and many happened when the pillars were rubbed with a piece of silicon wafer, as observed by scanning electron

  2. Intrusion-Tolerant Group Management in Enclaves DSN'01, Goteborg, Sweden, July 2001

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    Dutertre, Bruno

    , Hassen Sa¨idi, and Victoria Stavridou System Design Laboratory, SRI International 333 Ravenswood Avenue, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA bruno,saidi,victoria @sdl.sri.com Abstract Groupware applications require

  3. Applying Ethical Principles to Information and Communication

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    California at San Diego, University of

    Applying Ethical Principles to Information and Communication Technology Research A Companion Clayman, DHS Science & Technology · John Heidemann, University of California, ISI · Douglas Maughan, DHS Science & Technology · Jenny McNeill, SRI International · Peter Neumann, SRI International · Charlotte

  4. Appendix 1. List of medicinal plants identified by Tamang people from the Chilime Village Development Committee of the Rasuwa district, Central Nepal

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    Asselin, Hugo

    . Infusion taken as tea. 7. Artemisia indica Willd COMPOSITAE Titepati (Np), Chyanchin, Surchent (Tam) Herb, diarrhoea, dysentery, fever. Juice. 12. Bistorta affinis (D. Don) Greene POLYGONACEAE Muakui (Tam) Herb Root, leaf Diarrhoea and dysentery. Paste drunk as tea in the morning. 13. Cannabis sativa L. CANNABACEAE

  5. A nineteenth-century Bonpo pilgrim in Western Tibet and Nepal: Episodes from the life of dKar ru grub dbang bsTan 'dzin rin chen

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    Ramble, Charles

    2008-01-01

    of prefabricated attitudes set up for demolition by his exemplary discourse. Contrary to what we might have expected from the author of the Gangs ti se dkar chag, Bonpos in the narrative receive no special favours above Buddhists; some of his sharpest barbs... the tutelage of a certain lDang lnga Kun dga’. It was on the third day of the Sa ga zla ba in a Fire Tiger year (1806) that Karu began to learn the Tibetan alphabet (36- 39). Two years later, in 1808, he moved into A tsho shes tshus house in Nor gling...

  6. History and Significance of National Development Service (NDS): Creating ‘Civil Space’ and Commitment to Service in Nepal During the 1970s

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    Messerschmidt, Donald A.; Yadama, Gautam; Silwal, Bhuvan

    2007-01-01

    with technical skills in agriculture, engineering, solar energy, health sciences, and water management, along with a few from liberal arts, management and planning. This emphasis on technical expertise marks one of the basic differences between the new NDVS... another so we can become more than communities of strangers'. NOS provided just such an opportunity for bridging social capital where students and citizens in impoverished rural communities forged new alliances. It also raised political consciousness...

  7. Records of the evolution of the Himalayan orogen from in situ ThPb ion microprobe dating of monazite: Eastern Nepal and western Garhwal

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    Harrison, Mark

    Ma inclusions are preserved within garnets of the Greater Himalayan Crystallines. The presence of 45:2

  8. what is a cool roof? what is the

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    what is a cool roof? what is the solar reflectance index (sri)? SRI combines SR and TE approach. SRI val- ues range from 0 to 100, with the higher value, the better. cool roof requirements The Cool Roof Rating Council (CRRC), at www.coolroofs.org, is the sole entity the California Energy

  9. A Review of the World Bank Forest Carbon Partnership Facility...

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    This working paper includes new analyses of the six R-PPs recently submitted by Argentina, Costa Rica, Kenya, Nepal, Republic of Congo and Tanzania for formal consideration...

  10. In the Face of Neoliberal Adversity: Engaging Language Education Policy and Practices

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    Davis, Kathryn A.; Phyak, Prem

    2015-01-01

    by the Superintendent of Education as circumstances warrant.2010). Revolutionizing education: Youth participatory actionNepal. Globalization, Societies and Education, 1(1), 87-101.

  11. Pre-clinical Measures of Eye Damage (Lens Opacity), Case-control Study of Tuberculosis, and Indicators of Indoor Air Pollution from Biomass Smoke

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    Pokhrel, Amod Kumar

    2010-01-01

    and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) stoves, and two healthand kerosene compared with LPG stove in Nepal. Its chaptercompared with kerosene and LPG stoves. By contrast, the

  12. Demobilized Women Combatants: Lessons from Colombia

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    Giraldo, Saridalia

    2012-01-01

    V. (2011) “Female Soldiers and DDR: Sierra Leone, Nepal, andDemobilization, Reintegration, DDR, Peace-building,and Reintegration Process (DDR). The unusual scenario of the

  13. Agreements --General/Regional 171 GENERAL/REGIONAL

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    Wolf, Aaron

    ; United Kingdom; United States of America Convention on environmental impact assessment in a transboundary; Mauritania; Mexico; Morocco; Namibia; Nepal; Netherlands; New Zealand; Niger; Norway; Pakistan; Panama; Papua

  14. Integrated simulation of snow and glacier melt in water and energy balance-based, distributed hydrological modeling framework at Hunza River Basin of Pakistan Karakoram region

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    2015-01-01

    basin, Nepal Himalaya, in Snow and Glacier Hydrology, vol.274, 198–210. INTEGRATED SNOW AND GLACIERMELT MODEL Journalon water availability in snow-dominated regions, Nature,

  15. Estimating polyploidy levels in fossil Salix: A critical review of cell size proxy methods

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    Buechler, Walter K.

    2010-01-01

    L. T Wetzikon, Switzerland, 550 m /Nepal-Himalaya, 3450 mS. fragilis L. S. fragilis L. N Moenchaltorf, Switzerland NNiederuster, Switzerland C Schwerzenbach, Switzerland,

  16. Bridging the Information Gap: Remote Sensing and Micro Hydropower Feasibility in Data-Scarce Regions

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    Muller, Marc Francois

    2015-01-01

    iv List of Tables vi 1 Introduction 1.1 Mico-hydropower insize . . . . . . . . . hydropower schemes. 88 Micro hydroof run-of-river hydropower cases in Nepal . . . . . . . . .

  17. Accountability in Global Governance: Civil Society Claims for Environmental Performance at the World Bank

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    Buntaine, MT

    2015-01-01

    communities through large hydropower projects, and allowingexample, after the Arun III Hydropower Project in Nepal camenot approve lending in the hydropower sector for the next

  18. Nutrient and Residue Management for Improving Productivity and N Use Efficiency of Rice-Wheat-Mungbean Systems in Bangladesh

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    Hossain, Md. Ilias

    2009-01-01

    proper management in Bangladesh. Further on farm adaptivewarranted. References BARC (Bangladesh Agricultural ResearchPakistan, Nepal and Bangladesh (Timsina and Connor 2001).

  19. Kenya-Program for Scaling Up Renewable Energy in Low Income Countries...

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    Specific Documents3 Kenya Specific Documents4 Maldives Specific Documents5 Mali Specific Documents6 Nepal Specific Documents7 Overview "The Scaling-Up Renewable...

  20. Maldives-Program for Scaling Up Renewable Energy in Low Income...

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    Specific Documents3 Kenya Specific Documents4 Maldives Specific Documents5 Mali Specific Documents6 Nepal Specific Documents7 Overview "The Scaling-Up Renewable...

  1. Honduras-Program for Scaling Up Renewable Energy in Low Income...

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    Specific Documents3 Kenya Specific Documents4 Maldives Specific Documents5 Mali Specific Documents6 Nepal Specific Documents7 Overview "The Scaling-Up Renewable...

  2. www.princeton.edu/admission Profile 201011

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    Bou-Zeid, Elie

    goals. At Princeton, we are committed to identifying students who possess the academic ability, energy Nepal Netherlands New Zealand Nigeria Pakistan Peru Philippines Romania Russian Federation Senegal

  3. M. Sri, J. Remund, T. Cebecauer, D. Dumortier, L. Wald, T. Huld, P. Blanc, Proceeding of the EUROSUN 2008, International Conference on Solar Heating, Cooling and Buildings, Lisbon, Portugal, 7 10 October 2008.

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    Boyer, Edmond

    of the EUROSUN 2008, 1st International Conference on Solar Heating, Cooling and Buildings, Lisbon, Portugal, 7 ­ 10 October 2008. First Steps in the Cross-Comparison of Solar Resource Spatial Products in Europe M in complex climate conditions of mountains, along some coastal zones and in areas where solar radiation

  4. Sri M., Huld T., Dunlop E.D., Albuisson M., Lefvre M., Wald L., 2007. Uncertainties in photovoltaic electricity yield prediction from fluctuation of solar radiation. Proceedings of the 22nd

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    Boyer, Edmond

    in photovoltaic electricity yield prediction from fluctuation of solar radiation. Proceedings of the 22nd European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference, Milano, Italy 3-7.9.2007 (preprint). UNCERTAINTIES IN PHOTOVOLTAIC ELECTRICITY YIELD PREDICTION FROM FLUCTUATION OF SOLAR RADIATION Marcel Súri1 , Thomas Huld1 , Ewan D. Dunlop1

  5. Low loss composition of BaxSryCa1-x-yTiO3: Ba0.12-0.25Sr0.35-0.47Ca0.32-0.53TiO3

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    Xiang, Xiao-Dong (Alameda, CA); Chang, Hauyee (Berkeley, CA); Takeuchi, Ichiro (Albany, CA)

    2001-01-01

    A dielectric thin-film material for microwave applications, including use as a capacitor, the thin-film comprising a composition of barium strontium calcium and titanium of perovskite type (Ba.sub.x Sr.sub.y Ca.sub.1-x-y)TiO.sub.3. Also provided is a method for making a dielectric thin film of that formula over a wide compositional range through a single deposition process.

  6. Nation Weekly June 6, 2004, Volume 1, Number 7

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    Upadhyay, Akhilesh

    has formed a fact-find- ing team to investigate the crash, Yeti Airlines’ first. It is the 25th Nepali plane to crash—13th to hit a mountain. Silver for Renuka Nepal’s taekwondo star Renuka Thapa Magar won a silver at the 16thAsian Taekwondo...

  7. E-NEWSLETTER FOR THE ITC ALUMNI COMMUNITY ITC UPDATE -ISSUE 2012-01

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    Induced Ground Shaking and Associated Secondary Hazards for Earthquake Vulnerability Reduction (Pakistan FOR ALUMNUS MEDANI BHANDARI How do India, Nepal, Bangladesh, and Pakistan engage in addressing environmental: A Case Study of India, Nepal, Bangladesh, and Pakistan. Read more VACANCIES PhD Research position

  8. Nepali Aawaz Volume 1, Issue 6, 7-20 December 2005

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    Shrestha, Kashish Das

    /–dfcf]jfbL aLr ;xdtL lagf vf]lhg] s'g} klg pkfon] d'n'sdf zflGt :yfkgf x'g g;Sg] atfpF5g . 5 Dec. Kathmandu. According to sources in Nepal Student Union, the student wing of Nepali Congress, a new Nepal Student Union Central Committee has been formed...

  9. Himalayan orogen, so much so that the locus of deep exhumation has been maintained nearly 100 km northwards of the Himalayan

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    . Modeling mountain building and the seismic cycle in the Himalaya of Nepal. J. Geophys. Res. 105, 13389. Seismotectonics of the Nepal Himalaya from a local seismic network. J. Asian Earth Sci. 17, 703­712 (1999). 8 from two perspectives. GSA Bull. 112, 324­350 (2000). 12. DeCelles, P. G. et al. Stratigraphy

  10. Programme DAAD Alumni Summer School Oldenburg 2010

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    Peinke, Joachim

    , Johannesburg, South Africa Zimbabwe Photovoltaics Today: GEF Solar Programme and Sustainable Development Bernhard Ecker, PV Fundamentals II Abhimanyu K.C., Nepal Renewable Energy Project Renewable Energy Project's Approaches for Sustainable Promotion of Institutional Solar PV Systems in Nepal Malama Chileshe, Zambia

  11. Newsfront 24-30 December 2007, Issue 46

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    Ghimire, Yubaraj

    inconsequential, yet everyday troubles of the common- ers, is a brewing ground for future unrest. While the parties shout slogans for a ‘new’ Nepal, the ‘old’ Nepal we live in is being thrown into disarray and difficulties, thanks to the politician’s indifference...

  12. Advance Patent Waiver W(A)2012-031

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    This is a request by SRI INTERNATIONAL for a DOE Advance patent waiver of domestic and foreign patent rights under agreement DE-NT0005578.

  13. Critical Materials Workshop Final Participant List

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    Ames Laboratory Paul King Department of Energy William Kiser Penn State Univ, Electro-Optics Center Joseph Kozuch WVU Research Corp Gopala Krishnan SRI International Abhai Kumar...

  14. Unpublished workshop paper for RESoLVE'12 -March 3, 2012 -London, UK CHERI: a research platform deconflating

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    Moore, Simon

    .paeps@cl.cam.ac.uk Michael Roe University of Cambridge michael.roe@cl.cam.ac.uk Hassen Saidi SRI International saidi

  15. A Technique for Invariant Generation ? To be presented at Tools and Algorithms for the Construction and

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    Shankar, Natarajan

    #16;di, and N. Shankar SRI International, 333 Ravenswood Ave, Menlo Park, CA, U.S.A ftiwari,ruess,saidi

  16. Advance Patent Waiver W(A)2012-030

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    This is a request by SRI INTERNATIONAL for a DOE Advance patent waiver of domestic and foreign patent rights under agreement DE-FE0000896.

  17. Energy efficient strategies for wireless sensor networks with varying connectivity properties

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    Kam, Clement

    2010-01-01

    B. Sri- vastava. Energy-aware wireless microsensor networks.cases, these wireless systems are energy-constrained, and itin traditional wireless sensor networks, energy conservation

  18. Energy efficient strategies for wireless sensor networks with varying connectivity properties

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    Kam, Clement

    2010-01-01

    B. Sri- vastava. Energy-aware wireless microsensor networks.Passarella. Energy conservation in wireless sensor networks:SAN DIEGO Energy Efficient Strategies for Wireless Sensor

  19. Solar Adoption and Energy Consumption in the Residential Sector

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    McAllister, Joseph Andrew

    2012-01-01

    Process in the Adoption of Solar Energy Systems." Journal ofthe diffusion of innovation: Solar energy technology in Sri2010. Washington, DC, Solar Energy Industries Association:

  20. Call for Papers Workshop at

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    Leavens, Gary T.

    (University of Lugano, Switzerland) · Arnd Poetzsch-Heffter (University of Kaiserlautern, Germany) · Andreas Rausch (T.U. Clausthal, Germany) · Natarajan Shankar (SRI, USA) · Yannis Smaragdakis (University, Turkey) #12;

  1. CTSRDPeter G. Neumann, Robert N. M. Watson, and Simon W. Moore Jonathan Anderson, Ross Anderson, David Chisnall, Nirav Dave, Brooks Davis, Rance DeLong, Khilan Gudka, Steven Hand, Alex Horsman, Jong Hun Han, Asif Khan, Myron King,

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    Neumann, Peter G.

    Norton, Philip Paeps, Michael Roe, Colin Rothwell, John Rushby, Hassen Saidi, Muhammad Shahbaz, Stacey (Cambridge), Dan Adams (DARPA), Rance DeLong (LynuxWorks), Jeremy Epstein (SRI), Hassen Saidi (SRI) Members Mundkur, Steven Murdoch, Jong Hun Han, Hassen Saidi, Khilan Gudka, Colin Rothwell, Peter G. Neumann, Malte

  2. Termination of Linear Programs Ashish Tiwari

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    Tiwari, Ashish

    Termination of Linear Programs Ashish Tiwari SRI International, 333 Ravenswood Ave, Menlo Park, CA, U.S.A tiwari@csl.sri.com Abstract. We show that termination of a class of linear loop programs is decidable. Linear loop programs are discrete-time linear systems with a loop condition governing termination

  3. Termination of Linear Programs Ashish Tiwari #

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    Tiwari, Ashish

    Termination of Linear Programs Ashish Tiwari # SRI International, 333 Ravenswood Ave, Menlo Park, CA, U.S.A tiwari@csl.sri.com Abstract. We show that termination of a class of linear loop programs is decidable. Linear loop programs are discrete­time linear systems with a loop condition governing termination

  4. 2. Find the inverse of 23 in Z71 3. Find the last two digits of 15100. 4.

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    2015-09-28

    Find the inverse of 23 in Z71 .... D12 = {e, r, r2,r3,r4,r5, s, sr, sr2, sr3, sr4, sr5,}. ... Since risr = sr?i+1, and srir = sri+1 ri = r?i for i = 1,2,4,5 then these elements are ...

  5. Nepali Aawaz Volume 1, Issue 12, 24 March 2006

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    Shrestha, Kashish Das

    ? ? Former Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba arrived in New York on 21 March, on an invitation from Columbia University to deliver the key note presentation during their conference on Nepal scheduled for the following day. He represented Nepal’s last... not continue. I find it [2nd agreement] all still more or less the same. Continued on Page 18 » “How can they say democracy failed?” Kashish?Das?Shrestha lbk >]i7 cGtjftf{ Page??4?»Workers at Martyr's Road Page??3?» 6-a-side cricket...

  6. Product Quality Assurance for Off-Grid Lighting in Africa

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    World Bank; Mills, Evan; Mills, Evan

    2008-07-13

    Although the emergence of markets for high efficiency off-grid lighting technologies holds promise, realizing the potential of this opportunity on a long-term, sustainable basis requires careful attention to issues of product quality, consumer protection, and the potential for significant 'market spoiling', in anticipation of increases of sales of low cost, low performance off-grid lighting products. The goal of the Lighting Africa quality assurance workshop was to articulate strategies to mitigate the dangers of market spoiling and to explore ways to protect consumers from misleading advertising for sales of inferior, off-grid lighting products in the context of Lighting Africa's overarching objective to support the industry in developing a robust off-grid lighting market in Africa. The workshop resulted in the identification of two strategic approaches for meeting Lighting Africa quality assurance programmatic needs. The first strategy is intended to meet a short-term programmatic need for quality associated with requests for lighting products by bulk procurement agents, such as in a World Bank-financed project. The development of procurement specifications and test procedures that could be used in a quality/usability screening method in order to provide guidance for forthcoming large volume purchases emerged as the best solution to meet this need. Such approaches are used in World Bank-financed solar home systems (SHSs) projects in Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and China, among others. However, unlike the SHSs which have multiple balance-of-system (BOS) components warranting the need for an array of specifications for individual components, stand alone lighting systems require specifications that are amenable to individual light points. To test this approach, Lighting Africa elected to use the technical specifications issued by the Photovoltaic Global Approval Program for solar lanterns that use CFL bulbs (PVRS11A) as the basis of qualifying such products. A contract has been competitively awarded to the Global Approval Program for Photovoltaics (PV GAP) under the Lighting Africa Program to select and test ten solar lantern product models. Lantern selection will be determined based on a number of criteria, among them, the ability to provide a daily duty cycle of at least 3 hours of light, the number of days of autonomy of battery, the volume of sales (especially in Africa), and whether or not the manufacturing facility is ISO 9000 certified. Those that are confirmed as meeting the specifications may be eligible to receive a PVGAP quality seal. The work is being carried out in partnership with the Photovoltaic and Wind Quality Test Center in Beijing, China and TUV Rhineland in Koeln, Germany. As off-grid LED-based stand-alone lighting products is in a nascent stage of development compared to CFL-based lanterns, Lighting Africa will support the development of a 'Quality Screening' approach to selecting LED lighting, in order not to delay consumers benefiting from such advances. The screening methodology could be used by procurement agencies to qualify LED lighting products for bulk or programmatic procurements. The main elements of this work comprises of developing a procurement specification and test procedure for undertaking a 'quick' quality/usability screening to be used for procuring LED lights and to test up to 30 LED-based lights to screen products that meet the requirement. The second strategy is intended to meet a longer-term need associated with creating a self-sustaining product quality assurance program that will effectively protect the African consumer, prevent significant market spoiling, adapt with expected technological advancements over the long-term--in other words, give consumers the ability to detect quality products and the information needed to find products that meet their specific needs from among the myriad of lighting products that become available commercially. Workshop discussions and the discussions evolving from the workshop led the Lighting Africa team to opt for an approach similar to that of th

  7. Towards SEA for the developing nations of Asia

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    Briffett, Clive; Obbard, Jeffrey Philip; Mackee, Jamie

    2003-03-01

    In the developing and transitional countries of Asia, environmental impact assessment (EIA) has been widely practiced as a planning tool that identifies the potential impacts associated with developments and determines their level of significance and the need for mitigating measures. Not withstanding its extensive use in many Asian countries, certain limitations are now being increasingly recognised with regard to achieving sustainable development within the planning process. It is also noted that the natural environment in Asia has continued to be severely degraded despite the adoption of EIA. This research project was undertaken at the National University of Singapore to review the status on the implementation of EIA procedures and to investigate the status and potential of strategic environmental assessment (SEA) in Asia. The research project generally investigated the existing physical attributes of six countries including Hong Kong and Singapore, Malaysia and the Philippines, Sri Lanka and Vietnam and discussed their prevailing environmental conditions. It more specifically reviewed policymaking and environmental planning, environmental legislation and the practice and procedures of environmental impact assessment. It also evaluated environmental assessment education and training activities. In some cases such as Hong Kong, an opportunity to analyse actual SEA practice was included. In other cases, the potential for possible take up of formal SEA was assessed. A comparative review assesses the degree to which EIA and SEA procedures have been utilized, considers how the use of SEA could overcome the deficiencies of the EIA project-based system and includes aspects of meeting sustainability criteria. Results show that the use and application of EIA is relatively strong across all countries with the possible exception of Singapore which relies more heavily on its planning and control system to address potential environmental impacts arising from development projects. Despite this, EIAs have been undertaken in every country due to aid and bank lending agencies requiring them and multinational companies and many local NGOs completing voluntary EIAs. Even though the mandatory introduction of EIA into some countries is fairly recent such as Hong Kong (1999) and Vietnam (1994), efforts to conduct such investigations may have started many years before. The country reviews highlight many common problems and adverse influences that give rise to inadequate EIA practice, and in some cases, recommendations for improvement are proposed. The potential for SEA is assessed on the basis of its present usage which is generally small except for Hong Kong and the environmental strategic decision-making that is being conducted in policy, plan and programme formulations. While the more comprehensive and well-refined westernized model of SEA is generally weakly implemented at present, there is evidence to suggest that Agenda 21, along with other international treaties such as the Biodiversity Charter and the Ramsar Convention, has motivated certain sustainability initiatives that are resulting in increased environmental considerations at a strategic level. In some cases, these may be reflected in National Plan policymaking or in the sector and area-based activities of various ministries and departments. It is concluded that SEA potential is generally strong in those countries with smaller centralized bureaucracies but that its successful implementation will be highly dependent on changing the mind-sets and motivations of top personnel at ministerial level.

  8. Revised 9/23/2009 Geography Competency Exam Study Sheet

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    New Hampshire, University of

    countries/continents in the world in: o Agricultural production and forestry o Oil, Gas, and mineral Madagascar Malawi Mexico Morocco Myanmar Nepal Netherlands New Zealand Nigeria North & South Korea Norway P

  9. Impact Assessment of Climate Change on Glaciers and Runoff Using SWAT 

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    Omani, Nina

    2014-08-08

    conditions including the Narayani (Nepal), Vakhsh (Central Asia), Rhone (Switzerland), Mendoza (Central Andes, Argentina), and Central Dry Andes (Chile) with total area of 85,000 km^(2). The results by modified snow algorithm implied slight to noticeable...

  10. Thoughts on the Maoist Problem

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    Whelpton, John

    2005-01-01

    institutional set-up in Nepal, they would in the interim be prepared to work within a multi-party system. However, participation would be restricted to parties `opposed to feudalism and imperialism.’'8 A restriction...

  11. Janak Joshi Title: Improving the quality of digital surface model generated from very high

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    in Geoinformatics (with distinction) from ITC (2004 ­ 2005). He has been working at the Land Management Training Centre (Government of Nepal) since 2008. He is currently finishing his Geoinformatics MSc degree at ITC

  12. HealingPaths to On the brink of

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    Alpay, S. Pamir

    in an impoverished, remote region of Nepal.The organization and its partners have installed numerous hydroelectric Foundation partially funded with the World Wildlife Fund [WWF]. This was a micro-hydroelectrical project

  13. Aplicacin de SIG para la evaluacin de la amenaza ssmica y

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    en la estimación de daños por terremotos son, en general, para una región especifica y no pueden ser cálculo de los daños asociados a la ocurrencia de un terremoto en la ciudad de Kathmandu, en Nepal

  14. $6000 FUNDED INTERNSHIPS GCFSI sponsored internees are expected to work in developing countries on projects

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    , to packaging, to transportation. Students will also be placed on projects related to workforce training, gender organizations (e.g. universities, industries, and NGOs) in Malawi, Tanzania, Zambia, India, Vietnam, Nepal

  15. It is an honor and great pleasure for the Department of Mathematics Gadjah Mada University, Yogyakarta INDONESIA, to be entrusted by the

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    Boucherie, Richard J.

    University, Yogyakarta ­ INDONESIA, to be entrusted by the South East Asian Mathematical Society (SEAMS, Nepal, Taiwan, The Netherlands, Germany, Oman, Malaysia, Singapore, The Philippines, and Indonesia (Japan), Prof. H. Marubayashi (Japan), Prof. Y. Hirano (Japan), Prof. Hendra Gunawan (Indonesia), Prof

  16. Alfred Bader Fellowship in Memory of Jean Royce Recipient: Sarah Jane Saska-Crozier

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    Fletcher, Robin

    , from urine-powered generators in Nigeria to gravity ropeways in the mountainous regions of Nepal, from land titles in Peru and legislative gender quotas in Rwanda to microfinance and village phone

  17. Estimating polyploidy levels in fossil Salix: A critical review of cell size proxy methods

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    Buechler, Walter K.

    2010-01-01

    F F F F F F F F F F F F F Salix / Subalbae S. babylonica L.550 m /Nepal-Himalaya, 3450 m 4 (Bue) 289 Salix /Salix S. alba L. S. fragilis L. S. fragilis L. N

  18. www.princeton.edu/admission Profile 201213

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    Rowley, Clarence W.

    . At Princeton, we are committed to identifying students who possess the academic ability, energy, enthusiasm of Malaysia Mexico Nepal Netherlands New Zealand Nigeria Pakistan Peru Poland Portugal Romania Singapore South

  19. Systematic studies of Heracleum L. (Umbelliferae) and related genera in the Sino-Himalayan region 

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    Paik, Jin-Hyub

    2009-01-01

    The genus Heracleum (Apiaceae) includes 65-70 species, and is distributed across the Northern Hemisphere from North America to East Asia (Pimenov & Leonov, 1993). The Sino-Himalaya region (Nepal eastwards to SW China) ...

  20. Pre-clinical Measures of Eye Damage (Lens Opacity), Case-control Study of Tuberculosis, and Indicators of Indoor Air Pollution from Biomass Smoke

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    Pokhrel, Amod Kumar

    2010-01-01

    Indoor air pollution from biomass fuels and respiratoryTuberculosis and Indoor Biomass and Kerosene Use in Nepal: AR.D. Retherford, and K.R. Smith, Biomass cooking fuels and

  1. Rethinking Gorkha Identity: Outside the Imperium of Discourse, Hegemony and History

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    Golay, Bidhan

    2006-01-01

    to differentiate between the citizens of Nepal and India. T B Subba has devised an ingenious way differentiating them. He spells the citizens of Nepal as “Nepalese”, and the Nepali speaking Indians as “Nepalis”. See his, Ethnicity, State and Development: A... of the second decade of the last century there had emerged a sizeable middle class in Darjeeling. They often engaged in pedagogical missions, educating the masses for a need to form a strong 45 Ibid., p.14...

  2. Nepali Aawaz Volume 1, Issue 17, 6 August 2006

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    Shrestha, Kashish Das

    and action tpp. They are not the first political party in Nepal to be armed. As Koirala tells us, "Nepali Congress was armed, we had weapons too but when B.P Koirala entered Nepal, gun- politics stopped and national unity worked like a cannon... Baruch College (CUNY) with a Masters degree in Public Administration. Noor? Thapa, Web Master and Coordinator. Thapa laid out the overall design and functionality of the official website for the event. He too graduated from Bellevue University...

  3. Occasional Papers in Sociology and Anthropology - Volume 3

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    Central Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal

    1993-01-01

    and Anthropology 0 VOL. 3(') (') :t> en -0 Z :t> r "C :t> "C m II en <0 r I W Published by Rs.75/­ US $ 5/- Central Department of Sociology and Anthropology Tribhuvan University, Kirtipur Kathmandu Nepal 1993 Occasional Papers • In Sociology and Anthropology Volume... 3 Editorial Board Gopal Singh Nepali Rishikeshab Raj Regmi Chaitanya Mishra Editorzal Assistant Saubhagya Shah Publish,d by Central Department of Sociology and Anthropology TribhuvO/\\ Universitlj, Kirtipur, Kathmandu, Nepal 1993 Contents Page 1...

  4. Occasional Papers in Sociology and Anthropology - Cover & Contents Volume 3

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    Central Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal

    1993-01-01

    and Anthropology 0 VOL. 3(') (') :t> en -0 Z :t> r "C :t> "C m II en <0 r I W Published by Rs.75/­ US $ 5/- Central Department of Sociology and Anthropology Tribhuvan University, Kirtipur Kathmandu Nepal 1993 Occasional Papers • In Sociology and Anthropology Volume... 3 Editorial Board Gopal Singh Nepali Rishikeshab Raj Regmi Chaitanya Mishra Editorzal Assistant Saubhagya Shah Publish,d by Central Department of Sociology and Anthropology TribhuvO/\\ Universitlj, Kirtipur, Kathmandu, Nepal 1993 Contents Page 1...

  5. COAL LIQUEFACTION STUDIES USING PHOSPHORIC ACID AT MODERATE TEMPERATURES AND PRESSURES

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    McLean, J.B.

    2010-01-01

    1976. Cox, John 1. , urCatalysts for Coal Conversion", fromUiClean Fuels from Coal", IGT Symposium, Sept. 10-14, 1974.Derived from Solvent Refined Coal Conversion Products", SRI

  6. Improving the Performance of MANET Routing Protocols using Cross-Layer Feedback Srinath Perur Leena Chandran-Wadia Sridhar Iyer

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    Iyer, Sridhar

    .R. School of Information Technology IIT Bombay IIT Bombay IIT Bombay Powai, Mumbai - 400076 Powai, Mumbai ­ 400076 Powai, Mumbai - 400076 srinath@it.iitb.ac.in leena@it.iitb.ac.in sri@it.iitb.ac.in Abstract

  7. Publications Received Books listed below that are marked with a

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    editor, Graeme Hirst, De- partment of Computer Science, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada M5S 3G4 Manny Rayner, David Carter, Pierrette Bouillon, Vassilis Digalakis, and Mats Wir6n (editors) (SRI

  8. Socially Responsible Investing : a comparative analysis of environmental, social, governance, reputational and labor factors

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    Balasubramaniam, Arun, S.M. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    2011-01-01

    Socially Responsible Investing (SRI) aims to deliver competitive investment returns while fostering social good. It aims achieves its objective by including a firm's corporate social performance (CSP) in its investment d ...

  9. Detecting Disruptive Routers: A Distributed Network Monitoring Kirk A. Bradley

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    Yoo, S. J. Ben

    Detecting Disruptive Routers: A Distributed Network Monitoring Approach Kirk A. Bradley Steven of this work in other works must be obtained from the IEEE. Kirk Bradley's current a liation is SRI

  10. CX-008871: Categorical Exclusion Determination

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    SRI International- Container-less Natural Gas Storage CX(s) Applied: B3.6 Date: 08/29/2012 Location(s): California Offices(s): Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy

  11. Early environmental and social factors affecting adult aggressiveness in inbred mice 

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    Allender, Michael Lynn

    1971-01-01

    . . . SR-S vs SR-I, SR-I vs SP-S. Page 23 24 24 25 25 26 26 27 27 27 28 SR-S vs SP-I. 28 SP-S vs SP-I. SP-I vs SR-I. 29 29 SR-S vs SP-S. Interpretation of Results SUMMARY. . . . . REFERENCES . 29 34 37 vi LIST OP TABLES Table l... SR-I. Group SP-S. Group SR-S. 10 10 Apparatus 10 Testing 13 Intragroup pairings. Intergroup pairings. 13 13 RESULTS. 15 Latency of attack. 15 Accumulated attacking time. Won-lost records. 15 18 DISCUSSION. 22 Development of Behavior...

  12. Project Profile: Regenerative Carbonate-Based Thermochemical Energy Storage System for Concentrating Solar Power

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    The Department of Energy’s SunShot Initiative awarded Southern Research Institute (SRI) through the Concentrating Solar Power: Efficiently Leveraging Equilibrium Mechanisms for Engineering New Thermochemical Storage (CSP: ELEMENTS) funding program.

  13. JOURNAL OF MICROELECTROMECHANICAL SYSTEMS, VOL. 18, NO. 5, OCTOBER 2009 983 MEMS Electric-Field Probes

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    Carter, Troy

    billion semi- conductor processing industry, support the $2 trillion telecom- munications industry with SRI International, Menlo Park, CA 94025-3493 USA (e-mail: janetstillman@ gmail.com). F. C. Chiang

  14. DOE to Provide Nearly $8 Million to Safeguard the Nation's Energy...

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    energy disruptions due to cyber incidents on control systems. SRI International of Menlo Park, CA - selected for an award of up to 1.8 million from DOE (total DOEindustry shared...

  15. CX-011732: Categorical Exclusion Determination

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    SRI International -Direct Low-Cost Production of Titanium Alloys CX(s) Applied: B3.6 Date: 12/05/2013 Location(s): California Offices(s): Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy

  16. Strontium Iodide Instrument Development for Gamma Spectroscopy and Radioisotope Identification

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    Beck, P; Cherepy, Nerine; Payne, Stephen A.; Swanberg, E.; Nelson, K.; Thelin, P; Fisher, S E; Hunter, Steve; Wihl, B; Shah, Kanai; Hawrami, Rastgo; Burger, Arnold; Boatner, Lynn A; Momayezi, M; Stevens, K; Randles, M H; Solodovnikov, D

    2014-01-01

    Development of the Europium-doped Strontium Iodide scintillator, SrI2(Eu), has progressed significantly in recent years. SrI2(Eu) has excellent material properties for gamma ray spectroscopy: high light yield (>80,000 ph/MeV), excellent light yield proportionality, and high effective atomic number (Z=49) for high photoelectric cross-section. High quality 1.5 and 2 diameter boules are now available due to rapid advances in SrI2(Eu) crystal growth. In these large SrI2(Eu) crystals, optical self-absorption by Eu2+ degrades the energy resolution as measured by analog electronics, but we mitigate this effect through on-the-fly correction of the scintillation pulses by digital readout electronics. Using this digital correction technique we have demonstrated energy resolution of 2.9% FWHM at 662 keV for a 4 in3 SrI2(Eu) crystal, over 2.6 inches long. Based on this digital readout technology, we have developed a detector prototype with greatly improved radioisotope identification capability compared to Sodium Iodide, NaI(Tl). The higher resolution of SrI2(Eu) yields a factor of 2 to 5 improvement in radioisotope identification (RIID) error rate compared to NaI(Tl).

  17. A Journal of Newar Studies - Number 6, NS 1128 / 2007-2008

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    Shakya, Daya R

    2008-01-01

    to recently established Nepal tvlandala Forum C\\MF), the 12 adjacent districts of current Kathmandu Val­ ley used to be known as boundary of ancient Nepal ;Halldala. We encounter such evidences on existence of Nepal Mandala in a chant done in Sanskrit verses... Maheswor Shrestha Roshon Shrestha ST¥1~ ST~s:.tll5 ,!+n1im11~ ll~~~ ~m

  18. A Journal of Newar Studies - Number 4, NS 1121 / 2000-2001

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    Shakya, Daya R; Manandhar, Gaurishankar

    2001-01-01

    , OR 97212, USA Ph. (503) 282-0447 Fax (503) 774-7554 E-mail: drasha@aol.com From South Asian Countries Siddhi R. Shakya P. a Box 571 Kathmandu, Nepal Ph: 977-1- 265348 AD 2000/01 ~@~~g~ (Newal) Vijiiana) The Journal Of Newar Studies ISSN 1536-866 1 Number -4... ' 59 Newah Organization of America (NOA) 60 News Report on Nepal Sambat 62 NepaIi flP1Ic:q))"l 65 'li'i'tlS«il ~~ ~ !f1qjNepal Bhasha flP1lc:qj"ll ttml 70 ~ CWJIW{ ~:] ~:-Rl ~ wnm ·..· · ·71 ~ 'Al"lT~~~~

  19. Development and Underdevelopment: A Preliminary Sociological Perspective

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    Mishra, Chaitanya

    1987-01-01

    of marginalization and immisel;zation there. This was also the beginning of "overpopulation" and ecological deterioration as also of emigration. To put it differently, the central and eastern hills were following the western hills and some of the Himalayan regions... ) the natIOnalism of India;. c) the nse of communism and the establishment of a commul1lst state m China; d) Nepal's place in the politi«al-economic-military processes in the region; and e) the precise extent of the development of underdevelopment in Nepal...

  20. Occasional Papers in Sociology and Anthropology - Volume 1

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    Central Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal

    1987-01-01

    of Working Women Pokharel, Bindu, Breast-Feeding Behaviour of Working Mothers Koirala, Prayagraj, The Role of Domestic Animals in Peasant Economy 5 4. Social Science in Nepal, Institute for Nepal and Asian Studies, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, 1974... ..,-to mainl!J.in. the tra.ditio.n of western tlunking for Its own saxe m some blg.cname unIversities. They can afford to do so. Their departmenlS of anthropology usually are one among dozens of other disciplines and in a university which is one among several...

  1. Newsfront 3-9 March 2008, Issue 56

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    Ghimire, Yubaraj

    States, Russia, India and China. However, this can happen at Can Nepal affordcheap fuel? the expense of less developed economies like Nepal. A number of opportunities exist for promoting flows of electricity and natural gas in addition to the exchange... for the import and export of energy within Member countries and the creation of a far encompassing and free market for energy. In recognition of the role of energy in development, the Heads of State or Government at the 13th SAARC Summit held at Dhaka...

  2. Deforestation and Rural Society in the Nepalese Terai

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    Regmi, Rishikeshab Raj

    1987-01-01

    ~encouraged huge numbers of rural mounlain and hill people 10 migrate into the Terai plain. 1lle innux inlO the Terai was a result of both the government's resettlement's programmes and illegal encroachment. The construction of the East-West highway and its... . and Uprety, L. 1991 Vayda, A.P. 1981 "Human Impacton SomeForeslSofMiddleHiIIsof Nepal". Parts 1-4. Forestry in the ConteXl of the Traditional Resources of the State. Mountain Researeh and Development Forest Conseryation in Nepal: Encouraging WOml...

  3. Newsfront 16-22 July 2007, Issue 25

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    Ghimire, Yubaraj

    been done in Nepal yet since such a survey takes a lot of resources, time and man power. So no accurate data on birds in Nepal exists really. How important are birds to the ecosys- tem? In an ecosystem, from a tiniest insect, every single species... conditions, scarcity of food and water and have often to sleep out in the woods. I have faced problems like porters running away with supplies. It all is part of the job. A lot of courage, dedication and tenacity are required to survive in this field. It does...

  4. Book Reviews

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    Thapa, Deepak

    2005-01-01

    in South Asia, Volume 1, Issue 2, 2005. Book Reviews A History of Nepal by John Whelpton, Cambridge University Press, 2005, xxiii, 296pp, ISBN 0 521 80026 9 and 80470 1 £40.00 (hardback) and £15.99 (paperback). Asian Edition by Foundation Books... , ISBN 0-521-671418. Reviewed by Deepak Thapa Himal Books & Social Science Baha, Nepal Despite the huge output of scholarly works on practically every aspect of Nepali society, culture, politics, economy and development in recent decades, none...

  5. Performance of Europium-Doped Strontium Iodide, Transparent Ceramics and Bismuth-loaded Polymer Scintillators

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    Cherepy, Nerine; Payne, Stephen A.; Sturm, Benjamin; O’Neal, S P; Seeley, Zachary; Drury, Owen; Haselhorst, L K; Rupert, B. L.; Sanner, Robert; Thelin, P; Fisher, S E; Hawrami, Rastgo; Shah, Kanai; Burger, Arnold; Ramey, Joanne Oxendine; Boatner, Lynn A

    2011-01-01

    Recently discovered scintillators for gamma ray spectroscopy, single crystal SrI2(Eu), GYGAG(Ce) transparent ceramic and Bismuth-loaded plastics offer resolution and fabrication advantages compared to commercial scintillators, such as NaI(Tl) and standard PVT plastic. Energy resolution at 662 keV of 2.7% is obtained with SrI2(Eu), while 4.5% is obtained with GYGAG(Ce). A new transparent ceramic scintillator for radiographic imaging systems, GLO(Eu) offers high light yield of ~75,000 Ph/MeV, high stopping, and low radiation damage. Implementation of single crystal SrI2(Eu), Gd-based transparent ceramics, and Bi-loaded plastic scintillators can advance the state-of-the art in ionizing radiation detection systems.

  6. Statewise Correlates of Civil Nuclear Energy 

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    Kafle, Nischal

    2014-08-01

    the values zero 8 Table 2.1: 86NC states, and their respective nuclear reliances, circa 2011 [14]. State Nuclear Reliance [%] State Nuclear Reliance [%] Algeria 0.0 Mexico 3.6 Argentina 5.0 Morocco 0.0 Australia 0.0 Myanmar 0.0 Austria 0.0 Nepal 0...

  7. Geoinformation Science and Earth Observation for municipal risk management;

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    1 Geoinformation Science and Earth Observation for municipal risk management; The SLARIM project Dr for flood risk management, and the cities of Lalitpur in Nepal and Dehradun in India for seismic risk is to present the first results of a research project entitled: Strengthening Local Authorities in Risk

  8. Brandeis University International Student & Scholar

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    Snider, Barry B.

    1 Brandeis University International Student & Scholar Statistics 2014 #12;2 TABLE OF CONTENTS for Undergraduate Students Top 10 Countries for Graduate Students China 423 China 248 S. Korea 63 India 81 India 25, Argentina, Nepal 3 Nigeria, France, Syria, Venezuela 8 Top 10 Countries for Scholars China 45 India 18

  9. **The total number of academic personnel is 18,122. Appointments excluded from the above data include clinical faculty (5,911), affiliate faculty (2,737), and other faculty and academic personnel (4,898). UNITED KINGDOM

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    Van Volkenburgh, Elizabeth

    ICELAND 2 INDONESIA 2 LIBYA 2 NEPAL 2 SINGAPORE 2 TANZANIA 1 ALGERIA 1 ARMENIA 1 AZERBAIJAN 1 BRUNEI 1 179 224 8 63 6 26 0 255 7 38 NEW HIRE STATISTICS BY RANK AND TRACK AS OF 10/31/2014 NEW HIRE STATISTICS BYYEAR ­ PROFESSORIAL FACULTY Year Total Male Female American Indian Asian Black Hispanic Pacific

  10. I N T E R N A T I O N A L I N S T I T U T E F O R G E O -I N F O R M A T I O N S C I E N C E A N D E A R T H O B S E R V A T I O N For more information

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    in the Philippines has been selected for flood risk management, and the cities of Lalitpur in Nepal and Dehradun processes, and subsequent performance at risk management. Flood hazard and risk assessment research to the analysis and assessment of flood risk. It evaluates the applicability of various hydrological and hydraulic

  11. Taylor, M.H. CV 1 MICHAEL H. TAYLOR

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    , Neotectonics of the Western Nepal Fault System: Implications for Himalayan strain-partitioning, revisions: 10.1130/B31168.1. 2. *Styron, R., Taylor, M., *Sundell, K., 2015, Accelerated extension of the Tibetan plateau driven by northward underthrusting of Indian crust, Nature Geoscience. Feb 1, doi:10

  12. CHRISTOPHER A. SCOTT Professor Research Professor, Water Resources Policy

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    OF EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH INTERESTS · Resilience, adaptation, social-ecological systems · Water-energy nexus · Southwest US; Latin America (Mexico, Chile, Argentina, Brazil, Peru); South Asia (India, Nepal) SUMMARY, Hindi, and Nepali. His sustained efforts to effect policy impact via dialogue between decision

  13. C. L. Staines. 2012. Catalog of the hispines of the world (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Cassidinae). Tribe Anisoderini. http://entomology.si.edu/Collections_Coleoptera-Hispines.html

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    Miller, Scott

    (host plants); Kimoto 2005: 100 (faunal list); Medvedev & Sprecher-Uebersax 2005: 332 (Nepal species. Würmli 1975a: 10 (genera); Staines 2004a: 309 (host plants); Bouchard et al. 2011: 78, 510 (nomenclature list); Chûjô 1933: 307 (Taiwan species); Liu 1936: 249 (China species); Wu 1937: 910 (faunal list

  14. FSC has pioneered forest certification as an innovative and market-oriented instrument to support responsible

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    - Market analysis & business models - Scaling up Lead: FSC Science: CIFOR NEPAL - Pilot test on 2 sites 57 Business model designed Business model and indicators tested Generic & National Indicators developed 1 and or enhancement of ecosystem services. 2. Market Assessments and Development of Business Models Pilot preparation

  15. December 14 -16, 2010 Erbil (Kurdistan, Iraq) International Conference on

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    Waldschmidt, Michel

    December 14 - 16, 2010 Erbil (Kurdistan, Iraq) International Conference on Revitalizing Research in Mathematics between France and several countries, including Bhutan, Cambodia, India, Iran, Iraq, Mali, Nepal://www.math.jussieu.fr/miw/cooperations.html Moyen-Orient - Middle East · 2000 : Iraq, Mission CIMPA (rapport en fran¸cais) · 2002 : Mission en Iraq

  16. Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering Geotechnical Engineering Seminar Series

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    Kamat, Vineet R.

    of Michigan, Ann Arbor Geo-Adventures in Hawaii and Nepal: Landslides, Drones, and Seismic Waves William measurements, the collection of imagery using drones, as well as field and laboratory rock mass using drones with the aim to better characterize landslide mapping from satellite imagery and assist

  17. The Genealogy of the Great Mongol King Kausri Han Alias bStan-'dzin chos-rgyal (1582-1654)

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    Sadhukhan, Sanjit Kumar

    1992-01-01

    THE GENEALOGY OF THE GREAT ,; MONGOL KING KAUSRI HAN ALIAS BSTAN- 'DZIN CHOS-RGYAL (1582-1654) • Sanjit Kumar Sadhukhan I n the political history of Tibet of the 17th century, Kau-sri Han (Gushi Khan I Khu-sril Gu-sri), an intrepid Mongol king... historians to feel it necessary to record the Genealogy of this famous king. The following Genealogy of Kau-s'ri Han, given first, is found in Deb-ther rgya-mtsho1, the exquisite work of Brag-dgon zhabs-drun bsTan-pa rab-rgyas (b. 1801), the 49th abbot...

  18. A filter for compensation of the angular dependence of LiF: Mg,Ti(TLD-100) for beta radiation 

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    Akabani Hneide, Gamal

    1987-01-01

    response of TLD-100 versus attenuation thickness for Sr/Y-90. 4. 5. Relative response of TLD-100 versus attenuation thickness for T1-204. . . . . 20 . . . . 26 . . . 36 42 47 49 . 49 Figure 4. 6 4. 7 4. 8 4. 9 4. 10. Filter design... filter design capable of producing a constant response over a range of + 7(P and - 7(y'. The filter material used was acetate. The filter design was tested with three different beta sources, Sr/Y-90, Tl-204 and Pm-147 with average energies of 0. 8, 0...

  19. Generating Triangulated Macromolecular Surfaces by Euclidean Distance Transform

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    Xu, Dong; Zhang, Yang

    2009-12-02

    are called VVW , VSAand VMS separately. Step I. Translate and scale the coordinates of all the atoms in the molecular structure in order to fit them in the bounding box. After scaling, the van der Waals radius ri and the probe radius rp become sri and srp... surface, set the radius to be the summation of sri and srp. Use the space-filling method to get the scaled volumetric solid VSA. Step III. To get the van der Waals surface and the solvent- accessible surface, go to step IV directly. To get the molecular...

  20. Innovative Clean Coal Technology (ICCT). Demonstration of Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) technology for the control of nitrogen oxide (NO{sub x}) emissions from high-sulfur coal-fired boilers: Volume 3, Appendices O--T. Final report

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    NONE

    1996-10-01

    Volume 3 contains the following appendices: Appendix O, Second Series-Manual APH Tests; Appendix P, Third Series-Manual APH Tests; Appendix Q, ABB Analysis of Air Preheaters-Final Report; Appendix R, ABB Corrosion Analysis Study; Appendix S, SRI Waste Stream Impacts Study; and Appendix T, Economic Evaluation.

  1. Harmonic Functions and Collision Probabilities Christopher I. Connolly, EK 266 y

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    Choset, Howie

    Harmonic Functions and Collision Probabilities Christopher I. Connolly, EK 266 y Arti cial-5022, FAX (415) 859-3735 email: connolly@ai.sri.com Abstract There is a close relationship between harmonic processes. The hitting probabilities for random walks can be cast as a Dirichlet problem for harmonic func

  2. PFISR and ROPA observations of pulsating aurora S.L. Jones a,, M.R. Lessard a

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    Lummerzheim, Dirk

    g , H.C. Stenbaek-Nielsen b , K. Asamura h a Space Science Center, University of New Hampshire c Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA d SRI, USA g Computer and Electrical Engineering, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA h Institute

  3. Algorithmic Aspects of Risk Management

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    Gehani, Ashish

    Algorithmic Aspects of Risk Management Ashish Gehani1 , Lee Zaniewski2 , and K. Subramani2 1 SRI International 2 West Virginia University Abstract. Risk analysis has been used to manage the security of sys configuration. This allows risk management to occur in real time and reduces the window of exposure to attack

  4. A determination of the heats of combustion of the five-carbon fatty acids and their methyl and ethyl esters 

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    Gilby, Ralph F

    1952-01-01

    in the sehcsl dateasdmtdccw ef ths haste of oosbccstico ef tks sccLds scsL ef their ostace? In this wsy& ~ of the oonstsnt errorsi ssoh sec hest incest frcsc stirring? the hest fer elaotrio cnrrent ~sry te Tbs eaayls ef hsnseio scdd to bs cceed wss weighed...

  5. Sparse Multi-hop Wireless for Voice Communication in Rural India Srinath Perur and Sridhar Iyer

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    Iyer, Sridhar

    Sparse Multi-hop Wireless for Voice Communication in Rural India Srinath Perur and Sridhar Iyer KReSIT, IIT Bombay, India e-mail: [srinath,sri]@it.iitb.ac.in Abstract There are many villages in India providers' inability to recover infrastructure costs, and is borne out by statistics which show

  6. Analyzing Pathways using SAT-based Ashish Tiwari, Carolyn Talcott, Merrill Knapp, Patrick Lincoln, and Keith

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    above, a reaction network simply maps to a Petri net. Analyzing Petri nets is not easy. For instance, Patrick Lincoln, and Keith Laderoute SRI International, Menlo Park, CA 94025 Abstract. A network understand such generic networks and answer queries using them? In this paper, we present a novel approach

  7. CarromTutor: A cognitive apprenticeship based tutor for carrom skills and strategies

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    Iyer, Sridhar

    Dept. of Computer Science and Engg. Indian Institute of Technology Bombay Mumbai, India 400076 Email Bombay Mumbai, India 400076 Email: katkemayur2@gmail.com Sridhar Iyer Dept. of Computer Science and Engg. Indian Institute of Technology Bombay Mumbai, India 400076 Email: sri@iitb.ac.in Abstract

  8. Automated building of domain ontologies from lecture notes in courseware Neelamadhav Gantayat

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    Iyer, Sridhar

    Department of Computer Science and Engineering Indian Institute of Technology Bombay Mumbai, India Email of Technology Bombay Mumbai, India Email: sri@it.iitb.ac.in Abstract--Courseware repositories contain large-up of the topic. We also provide the user with a dependency graph which corresponds to a concept map and gives

  9. A Method to Construct Counterexamples for Greedy Dept. of Computer Science and Engg.

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    Iyer, Sridhar

    and Engg. Indian Institute of Technology Bombay Mumbai 400076, India jagadish@cse.iitb.ac.in Sridhar Iyer Dept. of Computer Science and Engg. Indian Institute of Technology Bombay Mumbai 400076, India sri science map to this class[8]. In the next section, we introduce the notion of weak al- gorithm and define

  10. Automated building of domain ontologies from lecture notes in courseware Neelamadhav Gantayat

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    Iyer, Sridhar

    Department of Computer Science and Engineering Indian Institute of Technology Bombay Mumbai, India Email of Technology Bombay Mumbai, India Email: sri@it.iitb.ac.in Abstract--Courseware repositories contain large to a concept map and gives a conceptual view of the domain. People can often grasp ideas much more quickly

  11. C O M P U T A T I O N A L R E S E A R C H D I V I S I O N Multicore Optimization of

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    Oliker, Leonid

    offers best tradeoffs: performance, energy, and reliability Diversity of CMP raise difficult questions BladeSun Niagara2 (Huron) AMD OpteronIntel Clovertown Opteron Opteron 667MHz DDR2 DIMMs 10.66 GB/s 128b memory controller HT 1MB victim 1MB victim SRI / crossbar Opteron Opteron 667MHz DDR2 DIMMs 10.66 GB

  12. I-TEX: A Marketplace for Information Technology Standards in the Technical Topic Area: Information Technology Standards

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    Mills, Kevin

    I-TEX: A Marketplace for Information Technology Standards in the 21st Century BAA #99-07 Technical Topic Area: Information Technology Standards Technical PoCs: Administrative PoC: Dr. Kevin L. Mills Mrs Kumar NIST Email sri.kumar@nist.gov #12;BAA 99-07 Technical Topic Area: Information Technology Standards

  13. Sixty Years of the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research 1945-2005 (The Role of Young Men in the Creation and Development of this Institute)

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    Udgaonkar, Jayant B.

    in the Creation and Development of this Institute) B V Sreekantan National Institute of Advanced Studies Indian of Sri. J.R.D. Tata to the fields of industry, science, technology, education and human welfare. Many institutions came into existence in the country because of his appreciative and magnanimous support

  14. CAIRN/DARTnet Collaboration David L. Mills

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    Mills, David L.

    /s) ­ IP Routers and most test/buddy hosts use Sun SPARC architecture ­ Some routers located at telco Po MITBBN BELL ARPA UDEL DARTnet II Research Network (1997) All routers are Sun SPARCstations running SunOS All network links are 1.544 Mb T1 circuits LBL DCAMES PARC MIT BBN UDELLA SRI DARPAISI BELL SUN TIS

  15. [Research in Geophysics 2011; 1:e1] [page 1] Complex structure

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    the Banda arc, eastern Indonesia depicted by a seismic tomographic model Sri Widiyantoro,1 Jeremy D. Pesicek,2 Clifford H. Thurber2 1 Faculty of Mining and Petroleum Engineering, Bandung Institute of Technology, Bandung, Indonesia; 2Department of Geoscience, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison WI, USA

  16. Translation Methodology in the Spoken Language Translator: An Evaluation

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    Manny Rayner Robert Eklund Sabine Kirchmeier-Andersen Catriona MacDermid Christina Philp Mats Wir4n SRI) (Rayner, Alshawi eta/, 1993; Agn~s et al., 1994; Rayner and Carter, 1997), a customizable speech trans and multilin- 73 #12;guality, see (Rayner,

  17. Proceedings of the 22nd International Conference on Computational Linguistics (Coling 2008), pages 713720 Manchester, August 2008

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    713­720 Manchester, August 2008 Almost Flat Functional Semantics for Speech Translation Manny Rayner1-d'Arve CH-1211 Geneva 4, Switzerland Emmanuel.Rayner@issco.unige.ch Pierrette.Bouillon@issco.unige.ch 2 UCSC Germany's Verbmo- bil (Wahlster, 2000) and SRI's Spoken Language Translator (Rayner et al., 2000

  18. New optics element boasts effective negative refractive index July 14, 2008

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    Sridhar, Srinivas

    New optics element boasts effective negative refractive index July 14, 2008 Led by Sri Sridhar, the researchers were able to develop an optical microlens with a step-like surface, instead of a smooth surface. These microlenses function in the infrared frequency range, which is used for optical communications, and use

  19. The building was designed to minimize impact to the site, configured to sit between a row of Linden trees to the west,

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    Vonessen, Nikolaus

    glass, insulated fiberglass panels, window shades, energy efficient lights, campus steam heating, VAV and pavers) has a solar reflectance index (SRI) greater than 29 to reduce heat island effect. · Native shrubs urinals, dual flush toilets and metered faucets are some of the features used to reduce potable water

  20. Ionic (Proton) Transport Hydrogen

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    environments - #12;Technology Options -- Ionic Transport Separation Systems Central, Semi-Central (coal/Semi-Central Systems Coal is the cheapest fuel, but requires the greatest pre-conditioning Clean-up of syngas requires Energy Systems ChevronTexaco SRI Consulting SAIC ChevronTexaco Technology Ventures #12;Performance

  1. DroidMiner: Automated Mining and Characterization of Fine-grained Malicious Behaviors in Android

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    Gu, Guofei

    DroidMiner: Automated Mining and Characterization of Fine-grained Malicious Behaviors in Android, CA, USA {vinod, porras}@csl.sri.com Abstract Most existing malicious Android app detection approaches logic from known Android malware, abstracts this logic into a sequence of threat modalities

  2. Termination of Rewriting with Right-Flat Rules Guillem Godoy 1 , Eduard Huntingford 2 , and Ashish Tiwari 3

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    Tiwari, Ashish

    Termination of Rewriting with Right-Flat Rules Guillem Godoy 1 , Eduard Huntingford 2 , and Ashish, Menlo Park, CA 94025 tiwari@csl.sri.com Abstract. Termination and innermost termination are shown occur at depth at most one) and linear. Innermost termination is also shown to be decidable for shallow

  3. arXiv:1109.4448v2[physics.geo-ph]28Mar2012 Link http://geographiclib.sourceforge.net/geod.html

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    Karney, Charles

    solutions to the direct and inverse geodesic problems and they allow differential and integral properties- tipodal points.) (3) Differential and integral properties of the geodesics are computed. The differential: charles.karney@sri.com calculators; these algorithms are in widespread use today. A good summary

  4. Policy-Based Cognitive Radios David Wilkins, Grit Denker, Mark-Oliver Stehr,

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    Policy-Based Cognitive Radios David Wilkins, Grit Denker, Mark-Oliver Stehr, Daniel Elenius, Rukman: firstname.lastname@sri.com April 2, 2007 Abstract We present a new language for expressing policies that unanticipated policy types can be encoded. We also describe a Policy Reasoner that reasons about CoRaL policies

  5. : FSMNLP'98 Proceedings of the

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    . IN NATURAL LANGUAGE PROCESSING June 30-July 1, 1998 Bilkent University Ankara, Turkey Supported By EACL Voutilainen Johns Hopkins University SRI International Xerox PARC Bolt Beranek Newman Universityof Campinas AT on Finite State Methods in Natural Language Processing was conceived, with support and motivation from EACL

  6. Annual Meeting Association for

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    and the Advanced Program. Bolt Beranek and Newman provided secretarial support to the program committee. Sperry could never have undertaken to be program chairman without the support I received from my hosts, SRI International and Bolt Beranek and Newman, Inc., while I was on sabbatical from the University of Toronto. My

  7. Continuous Value Function Approximation for Sequential Bidding Policies Craig Boutilier

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    Boutilier, Craig

    @erg.sri.com Abstract Market­based mechanisms such as auctions are being studied as an appropriate means for re­ source of computing policies, value functions in the transformed problem do not have a convenient closed form their objectives, but the needs of one agent may conflict with those of another. A number of market

  8. August 4, 2006 Eco-lights shine new hope on `gorillas in the mist'

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    Calgary, University of

    -developed solar cellular phone chargers. By training community members to manufacture the devices, the project and Sri Lankan refugee camps among new Light Up The World Foundation projects The cloud forests deep in the heart of Africa are the last refuge of the endangered mountain gorilla. Unfortunately, they are also one

  9. How Small is Too Small? Scale Economies in Water Utilities

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    Walter, M.Todd

    ; purchased · Northeast · Results hold for Mid-Atlantic region as well #12;Discussion · Long-runs costs needs and outlays are enormous · Creative ways needed to bridge the gap · Optimizing public investment;Thanks This work is supported by the Hudson River Estuary Program of the NYSDEC. Sri Vedachalam Email: sv

  10. Numerical Simulations Concerning the Propagation of Protostellar Jets

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    Numerical Simulations Concerning the Propagation of Protostellar Jets A thesis submitted, Miruna, Natalie, Olena, Pat, Prakash, Ram, Rhona, Shane, Simon, Sri, Timur, Toby, Tolis, Tony, Tom;#12;Summary A protostellar jet is a highly supersonic stream of material which heralds the birth of a star

  11. Applying Service Oriented Architecture in the Aerospace Industry Jurga Kazlauskaite, Arsalan Minhas, F. H. Vogt

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    Turau, Volker

    1 Applying Service Oriented Architecture in the Aerospace Industry Jurga Kazlauskaite, Arsalan at SRI International in Menlo Park and as a visiting researcher at the International Computer Science in the aerospace and shipping industries. #12;2 1. Introduction As a result of mass customisation and due

  12. Occasional Papers in Sociology and Anthropology - Volume 6

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    Central Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal

    2000-01-01

    Society Owing to the mountainous environments the people of Nepal became very ingenious and militant in character and preserved their traditional life style or cultural behaviour till the middle of the present century without· any change. There are several... activities. This amendment made them educated, healthy and their socio-economic status increased. ,In many FUGs the fund was used for loan mobilization which is cheaper and easily managed by the groups. This showed the coml1lunity forestry is the best...

  13. Institut de Mathematiques de Jussieu U.M.R. 7586 du C. N. R. S.

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    Waldschmidt, Michel

    a ´et´e pr´ec´ed´ee par une mission au Pakistan, dans le cadre du programme The French Science Tour in Pakistan (FSTP) du 25 novembre au 2 d´ecembre 2009 1 . Elle a ´et´e suivie de visites `a plusieurs instituts (`a Bhubaneswar et Allahabad en Inde, `a Lahore au Pakistan et `a Kathmandu au N´epal). Je vais d

  14. Himalayan Journal of Sciences Volume 4, Issue 6, 2007

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    Mainali, Kumar P

    2007-01-01

    to share their expertise, discoveries and speculations. Mission Statement: HJS is dedicated to the promotion of scientific research, informed discourse, and enlightened stewardship of natural and cultural systems in the Himalayan region. Scope... , Kathmandu, Nepal Shawn Marshall Department of Geography, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada Arvid Odland Telemark University College, Hallvard Eikas Plass, 3800 Bø, Norway Durga D Poudel Department of Renewable Resources, University of Louisiana...

  15. Editorial Introduction

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    Anup Pahari; Turin, Mark

    2005-01-01

    of their revolutionary critique and practice, the Maoists offer a vision of a Nepal in which social, political, and economic institutions and relations are re-engineered in keeping with their normative belief in a truly socialist utopia. Backed by arms, and operating... they have been institutionally inactive for up to a decade. These stark realities of the current architecture of power in the countryside, rather than symbolic overtures between top leadership of the Maoists and the parties, will decide whether...

  16. Occasional Papers in Sociology and Anthropology - Cover & Contents Volume 7

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    Central Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal

    2001-01-01

    untiring and sincere efforts for the academic and professional growth of both disciplines. With the change of development paradigm in the contemporary social world, anthropology and sociology have assumed the paramount importance -- a function... of the realization that social, cultural and institutional aspects are no less important for the sustainable development. And this has been equally true in the context of Nepal. It follows as a corollary that every year thousands of students have shown their academic...

  17. Occasional Papers in Sociology and Anthropology - Volume 8

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    Central Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal

    2003-01-01

    ; and strategies for achieving a desired future. The very expression, ethnicity has gained currency rather recently. As enumerated by Glazer an Moynihan (1975), the term was used for the first time around 1953 and it took decade before the same could get regular... .D in Anthropology. Laya Upreti/ Participatory Action Research... 19 Indonesia, and the Philippines) and African countries (Ghana, Cameroon, Zimbabwe and Malawi) countries. The ACM research in Nepal was a formal collaboration of the Ministry of the Forests and Soil...

  18. Number of Internatitonal Students of Degree Recipients by Nation Degree Recipients by year

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    Banbara, Mutsunori

    of Mathematics Egypt 1 Nepal 1 Sub total 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 Department of Physics China 1 1 1 1 Egypt 1 Korea 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 Department of Medical Science China 2 1 Congo 1 Egypt 2 1 Indonesia 7 5 Libyan 1 Sub Laos 1 Vietnam 1 Sub total 0 1 5 0 0 2 1 2 Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering China 2

  19. Newsfront 21-27 April 2008, Issue 63

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    Ghimire, Yubaraj

    is booming, thanks to surging oil prices and growing trade with Europe and North America. Unfortunately for many, the dream of escaping poverty and achieving financial security quickly turns sour. Nisha Varia of Human Rights Watch says that although Saudi... from Kathmandu’s constituency number two if he failed to forge an alliance with the Maoists. Prachanda offered to have Jhakku Subedi retired if Madhav Nepal showed a similar gesture by retiring his party candidate from constituency no 10 from where...

  20. Newsfront 11-17 June 2007, Issue 20

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    Ghimire, Yubaraj

    refugees, Foreign Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee said it was more of an international problem now. India so far had been maintaining that it was a bilateral problem that Nepal and Bhutan should sort out. But as the current round of agitation... and unwarranted criticism of the judiciary would only endanger democracy and the peace CJ’s anger process.” Reacting to the Global Corruption report 2007 prepared and published by the Transparency International, CJ Poudel said, “It was biased and prejudiced...

  1. Shrimp Imports 37 Kenya 0.6 in 1972 Total 223.2 38 Mozambique 33.2

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    .3 The statistics, provided to the NMFS 14 Greenland 117.6 47 Paraguay 46.0 Statistics and Market News Division countries with 21 Austria 3.8 54 Surinam 2,132.6 more than 80 million pounds. India was 22 Turkey 7.5 55- 25 India 33,523.5 58 Haiti 12.2 ports. Imports from the People's Repub- 26 Sri Lamka 489.4 59 Jamaica

  2. Evaluating the DSM Potential for Industrial Electrotechnologies and Management Practices 

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    Harrell, P. J.; Pavone, A.

    1991-01-01

    the commercial penetration of each of these technologies. Factors affecting commercial penetration include ANTHONY PAVONE Senior Consultant SRI International Menlo Park, California the existing level of market penetration, fuel prices, electricity... penetration, fuel prices, electricity prices, capital investment requirements, perceived risk, and internal hurdles rates for investment. In order to fully determine which of these technologies should be included in an industrial DSM program, various HL...

  3. Novel Gas Sensors for High-Temperature Fossil Fuel Applications

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    Palitha Jayaweera; Francis Tanzella

    2005-03-01

    SRI International (SRI) is developing ceramic-based microsensors to detect exhaust gases such as NO, NO{sub 2}, and CO in advanced combustion and gasification systems under this DOE NETL-sponsored research project. The sensors detect the electrochemical activity of the exhaust gas species on catalytic electrodes attached to a solid state electrolyte and are designed to operate at the high temperatures, elevated pressures, and corrosive environments typical of large power generation exhausts. The sensors can be easily integrated into online monitoring systems for active emission control. The ultimate objective is to develop sensors for multiple gas detection in a single package, along with data acquisition and control software and hardware, so that the information can be used for closed-loop control in novel advanced power generation systems. This report details the Phase I Proof-of-Concept, research activities performed from October 2003 to March 2005. SRI's research work includes synthesis of catalytic materials, sensor design and fabrication, software development, and demonstration of pulse voltammetric analysis of NO, NO{sub 2}, and CO gases on catalytic electrodes.

  4. South Asia transboundary water quality monitoring workshop summary report.

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    Betsill, Jeffrey David; Littlefield, Adriane C.; Luetters, Frederick O.; Rajen, Gaurav

    2003-04-01

    The Cooperative Monitoring Center (CMC) promotes collaborations among scientists and researchers in several regions as a means of achieving common regional security objectives. To promote cooperation in South Asia on environmental research, an international working group made up of participants from Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan, and the United States convened in Kathmandu, Nepal, from February 17-23,2002. The workshop was held to further develop the South Asia Transboundary Water Quality Monitoring (SATWQM) project. The project is sponsored in part by the CMC located at Sandia National Laboratories in Albuquerque, New Mexico through funding provided by the US. Department of State, Regional Environmental Affairs Office, American Embassy, Kathmandu, Nepal, and the National Nuclear Security Administration's (NNSA) Office of Nonproliferation and National Security. This report summarizes the SATWQM project, the workshop objectives, process and results. The long-term interests of the participants are to develop systems for sharing regional environmental information as a means of building confidence and improving relations among South Asian countries. The more immediate interests of the group are focused on activities that foster regional sharing of water quality data in the Ganges and Indus River basins. Issues of concern to the SATWQM network participants include studying the impacts from untreated sewage and industrial effluents, agricultural run-off, salinity increases in fresh waters, the siltation and shifting of river channels, and the environmental degradation of critical habitats such as wetlands, protected forests, and endangered aquatic species conservation areas. The workshop focused on five objectives: (1) a deepened understanding of the partner organizations involved; (2) garnering the support of additional regional and national government and non-government organizations in South Asia involved in river water quality monitoring; (3) identification of sites within the region at which water quality data are to be collected; (4) instituting a data and information collection and sharing process; and, (5) training of partners in the use of water quality monitoring equipment.

  5. Newsfront 28 May - 3 June 2007, Issue 18

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    Ghimire, Yubaraj

    as an attempt to defuse the crisis over the Islamic republic’s refusal to scrap uranium enrichment. Also Friday, U.N. experts inspected a key Iranian nuclear facility, days after the U.N. atomic watchdog agency reported that its knowledge of the country... Poudel. The shocking defeat was all the more humiliating for Koirala as he could not engineer victory of his ‘choice’ this time like he managed to ensure victory of Ambika Basnet as Chairperson of Nepal Mahila Sangh, the party’s women’s wing, last month...

  6. Regmi Research Series ,Year 18, December 31, 1986

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    Regmi, Mahesh C

    1986-01-01

    , Magh 1898 2 . Revenue Survey i n E~s tern Nepal, S3mva~ 1901 page 11. 18. 3. Resource ;'lobil1zntion and the Illnd Tax in uepal 21. 4. Roynl Orders of Bha~ 1853 24. 5. Bhansnri Hnnumanta Singh ' s Compl aints 31. 6. Disbursements Under Ji ta... (Sarbajanch) in the two Kirat regions. UeceS!-l3ry orders and regulations have already been is ,,: U7q in their names. You are hereby ordaT€d to de pute the follOWing military personnel under your command for aSSisting them in conducting their surveys...

  7. Regmi Research Series ,Year 5, January 1, 1973

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    Regmi, Mahesh C

    1973-01-01

    , 1973. RIllMI RESEARCH SERIES .. . Cumulative ~ex For 1973 K I( lE 1;11111111101 1. Palpa1s Relatioo5 With Nepal snri Ou-lh . . . 2. The Mu5lim I nvas'on of Np.pal . . 3. An Appeal For Tba Abolition Of Slav&ry . 4. Chronology Of Events... ). An :'ppeal For The Abolition Of Slavery , . . ... ••• ... Regmi ReseBrch (Private) Ltd, Lazimpat, Kathmondu, NeoAl. Page 1 7 15 Compiled by Regmi ~seerch (Private) Ltd for private study and research. Not meant tor public sale or display. Pal...

  8. Party Politics and Revolution: Stabilization and Insurrection 

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    Halbert, Cameron Milton

    2014-09-24

    SLA 1 0 1 Argentina 1974-1977 PRT/ERP 0 1 1 Bolivia 1967 ELN 0 1 1 Cameroon 1961 UPC 0 1 1 Myanmar 1948-1988 CPB 0 1 1 Nepal 1960-1962 NC 0 1 1 Pakistan 1990, 1995-1996 MQM 0 1 1 Peru 1963-1965 MIR 0 1 1 Cambodia 1967-1969 KR 0 0 0 Central... support from the US and Argentina and was able to turn around from certain defeat to certain victory. This leads me to the point that external states may tend to sympathize with one side or the other, leading to different strategies for the insurrection...

  9. Security of Bhutan: Walking Between the Giants

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    Penjore, Dorji

    2004-01-01

    century, the British interests in Bhutan changed from trade to security following the Great Game between Russia, China and the British powers over the control of Central Asia. Bhutan too was then a political power to be reckoned with. While mighty... on Nepal, Bhutan saw China’s inability to become India’s substitute. Bhutan’s economy is strongly depended upon India. Hydro-power project built through Indian grant is the main revenue earner, and the coming mega-hydro projects dependent on Indian...

  10. Threats to the Right to Life of Journalists

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    Elliott, Sarah; Elbahtimy, Mona; Srinivasan, Sharath

    social ills such as corruption and maladministration, but it also serves to protect human rights such as political participation, by ensuring informed choices. Journalists often challenge orthodoxy and established power structures, and as such become... /CN.4/2002/74/Add.1 (2002), paras. 42 and 56; Nepal, E/CN.4/2001/9/Add.2 (2000), paras. 32 and 73; Mexico, E/CN.4/2000/3/Add.3 (1999), paras. 70, 81-84 and 107. Follow-up to country recommendations: Brazil, A/HRC/14/24/Add.4 (2010), para. 26...

  11. Newsfront 4-10 February 2008, Issue 52

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    Ghimire, Yubaraj

    - dress it to: newsfront@bhrikuti.com 4-10 Feb, 2008 5Debating development There are various schools of thoughts on finding resources required for hydropower develop- ment in Nepal. One school, mostly comprising of technocrats in the power sector, argues... as to the desirability of this approach, its advocates do not deny the high consumer price of energy. But they advance geography and stage of economic development of the country to explain the high tariff. The claim is that the country is landlocked so the transport cost...

  12. Read: Entrancing Enchantment: How Harry Cast a Spell Over Hip Nepali Readers

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    Fineprint Bookclub

    2007-01-01

    bookstores were probably sekuwa pasals. Today, if a kid cannot find the Harry Potter edition that he wants at one bookstore, he can scoot around town and try his luck elsewhere. Harry Potter books also probably do well in Nepal because the books fill a... hundred seventy-fi ve students from different schools in the region, 1026 households, and offi cers from ten offi ces have become members of the library Each household, depending on its economic status, is charged from a minimum of 25 rupees to a...

  13. Nepali Aawaz Volume 1, Issue 19, 7 December 2006

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    Shrestha, Kashish Das

    to the lifestyle and culture of the West, be it the popular culture or the fact that one has to put in endless hours of work along with college and slog through summer breaks to make ends meet, or half-heartdly pursue a Mater's degree in case one fails... the team said the climbers had returned to Camp 5 at 26,300 feet but would try again tomorrow. The three are Chris Pizzo of San Diego, Chris Kopczynski of Spokane, Wash., and David Jones of Vancouver, B.C." (Reuters) Nepal Enters the Space Age (8 Nov...

  14. Newsfront 24-30 September 2007, Issue 35

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    Ghimire, Yubaraj

    the is Nepal overall law and order situation, his routine rhetoric that election will be held at any cost in November, and Sitaula's palace conspiracy theory without a credible probe all look like parts of a grand design in which key political actors are moving... . But the aftermath of the murder and government's all round failure have triggered a communal and ethnic divide, leaving deep scars. It is also a lesson for this govern- ment and key political actors, mainly the eight parties to realise that mere insertion...

  15. A Modern Education

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    Macfarlane, Alan

    2015-06-13

    . Although the content and methods of English education have changed hugely over the last thousand years, the deep structure or shape has remained largely unchanged. This shape has several features. One is that children were sent away from their homes... agrarian civilizations the child would stay in the home and learn their father’s occupation by imitation and co-working. This I have seen with blacksmiths, tailors and farmers in Nepal and would have been the case for most of history in China, India...

  16. European Bulletin of Himalayan Research (EBHR) Number 20 - 21, 2001 Double issue

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    South Asia Institute, Heidelberg University, Germany; (CNRS) Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, France; (SOAS) School of Oriental and African Studies, UK

    2001-01-01

    ??????????????? When I tried to elicit life-histories (???????or?????????????in Nepali) among the Mewa- hang Rai of East Nepal, most respondents did not understand what I wanted. Con- versations typically led to a factual account of kinship relationships, and often... (Linde 1993: 21ff). Such stories may be quite short and can be part of larger discourse units, i.e. conversations, reports, etc. However, as Linde points out, like any story they imply features of coherence, and the principles of such coherence...

  17. Newsfront 5-11 February 2007, Issue 2

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    Ghimire, Yubaraj

    that be of Tripathi's as the minister of civil supplies. Tripathi managed to save his chair six months ago when the Government withdrew its decision to hike the price of petroleum prices to narrow down the loss of billions of Rupees that Nepal Oil corporation has... more vocally in the Terai in the aftermath of the People’s movement. Problems began soon after the ruling seven party alliance and the Maoists excluded people from the political process that followed restoration of peace in the country. All major...

  18. Nepali Aawaz Volume 1, Issue 9, 24 January - 7 February 2006

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    Shrestha, Kashish Das

    ? Sure we don’t have oil or extreme political importance to the US or EU, but do the government of these countries stand for human rights or just self-centered interests? Sandhya Kumari, US. Hello, When my parents called me up and asked me about my... like the United Nations to help resolve the conflict in Nepal. The 12 point Memorandum of Understanding between the 7 party alliance and CPN-Maoist specifically calls for UN’s support in negotiations leading to the election of a Constituent...

  19. Newsfront 21-27 May 2007, Issue 17

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    Ghimire, Yubaraj

    Alliances (SPA) and Maoists in his recent publication, ‘Shanti Varta: Antarkatha’ (Peace Talk: Insight Story). The book that is based on interviews of the leaders, who had actively played prominent roles in the peace process, is a well researched account... me within a conven- tional framework just because I am a nun and they think a nun should be- have and live in a certain way. Pix by ne ws fro nt 8 21-27 May, 2007 Opinion Perennial Begging? Present problem faced by Nepal on account of oil supply...

  20. Newsfront 25 February - 2 March 2008, Issue 55

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    Ghimire, Yubaraj

    . Unfazed by the boycott, Koirala and the seven- party alliance that he leads, announced that elections to the constituent assembly will be held at any cost, and, “necessary force will be used to deal with those trying to obstruct it.” But the ‘boycott’ has... - that during his tenure as Prime Minister, Sher Bahadur Deuba had signed an agreement with IOC (Indian Oil Corporation) which said that Nepal will buy petroleum products only from IOC and from no other party. In the light of the present crisis, perhaps...

  1. Newsfront 3-9 September 2007, Issue 32

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    Ghimire, Yubaraj

    , Rolpa, Dailekh, Jajarkot, Dang, Banke and Bardia districts of western Nepal. In the past Badi community used to work as dancers and singers at kings’ palaces and rich people’s houses during ceremonies, events from where they used to get money and food... . If these steps are not taken soon, the government will suffer a loss of credibility. In order to assure Madheshis and address the sentiments, government also need to send officials there so that the vacuum does not create more uncertainties and misunderstanding...

  2. Newsfront 7-13 April 2008, Issue 61

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    Ghimire, Yubaraj

    . To illustrate, a recent headline read that the World Food Programme has estimated that almost four million Nepalis in western Nepal are facing food deficit because of poor harvest and skyrocketing prices. To these 4 million, 15% of the population, the CA... rule of the seven parties and a political interlude that is based in vacuum. It’s a challenge before the Nepalis whether to be guided by the international community on their agenda with an overdose of their self-interest , or seek their support...

  3. Newsfront 21 - 27 January 2008, Issue 50

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    Ghimire, Yubaraj

    the world: How do you direct this desire legitimately and rightly motivated into a better world, a better society? In Nepal, there is a lot more food in the market etc, and more of everything. But even after years of international development you still can... in Terai and fill in the political vacuum created. As a result of continued ignorance demonstrated by the NC, the Indians were forced to glue together a group of moderate Terai leaders to fulfill two purposes - neutralise the radicalisation of Terai...

  4. Newsfront 8-14 October 2007, Issue 37

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    Ghimire, Yubaraj

    about thwarting what they said an 'imminent coup'. They also advised him to appoint Kul Bahadur Khadka, a three star general and next in line of succes- More th an 6 thousand people participated in the N R N - Springwood M arathon in the capita l... d g i , K ishor Raj P anta & R amkrishna R ana Address : PO Box: 8830, Lazimpat, Kathmandu, Nepal Tel : 4443888, Fax : 4421147 (Edt.), 4411912 (Mkt.) Email: newsfront@bhrikuti.com, marketing@bhrikuti.com (Mkt.) Printed by: Express Color Press...

  5. Occasional Papers in Sociology and Anthropology - Volume 10

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    Central Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal

    2007-01-01

    in this volume. Any perceptive observer of Nepali society will agree with us that the societal mosaic of Nepal (defined by plurality of religions, caste/ethnic groups, mother tongues spoken, etc.) has never been simple and rigid but has rather been quite complex... characterized by two world wars, the rise of the soviet system and one great depression. The image that the modernization framework cast was one of unilinear growth and development within which the more modern and developed economies, cultures and peoples...

  6. Newsfront 6-12 August 2007, Issue 28

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    Ghimire, Yubaraj

    the Ancient Monument Preservation Act, 2013 and the Guthi Undertaking Act have been fulfilling the vacuum of the absence of cultural policy in the country. Till 1983 nobody gave any attention and thought for the need of formulating a cultural policy... of such conspiracies that claim everything is right when in power, and nothing is right once out of it. The Department of Food and Tech- nology and Quality Control of the Minis- ter of Agriculture and Cooperative (Gov- ernment of Nepal) had analysed the salt last...

  7. Nation Weekly May 23, 2004, Volume 1, Number 5

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    Upadhyay, Akhilesh

    of painting. 32 Ram Man Dai By Sanjeev Uprety Ram Man Dai’s search for an all-purpose medical panacea began in 1960 when he started experimenting with various combinations of ghee, local herbs like saldhoop and gokuldhoop and fitkiri to create Himali Malam... the beginning of Jet Airways services in Nepal. Jet Airways, a private Indian air- line company, will have daily flights between Kathmandu and Delhi. One-way tickets for the economy class will cost Rs. 6,824 and Rs. 8,856 for business class. Euro 2004 Euro 2004...

  8. Initial Development of a Continuous Emission Monitor for Dioxins

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    Michael J. Coggiola; Harald Oser; Gregory W. Faris; David R. Crosley

    2002-03-30

    Under contract DE-AC26-98FT-40370, SRI International has completed the third phase of a planned three-phase effort to develop a laboratory prototype continuous emission monitor (CEM) for dioxins and furans generated during the incineration of waste materials at DOE remediation sites. The project was initiated on July 29, 1998 with the technical effort completed in October 2001. During this research effort, SRI has made numerous improvements in our jet-REMPI instrument. These improvements have involved characterization and optimization of the molecular cooling in the gas jet, implementation of a custom-fabricated, four pulsed valve assembly, new data acquisition and display software, and preliminary development of a wavelength and mass calibration approach. We have also measured the REMPI excitation spectra of numerous organic compounds that are likely to be present in the exhaust stream of a waste incinerator. These spectra must be well characterized in the laboratory to understand any potential interferences that might arise when monitoring for dioxin and furan congeners. Our results to date continue to validate the original concept of using jet-REMPI as the detection method in a dioxin CEM. Using only commercial components with minor modifications, we have already demonstrated a detection sensitivity in the low ppt range with sufficient chemical specificity to separately detect two closely related congeners of dichlorodibenzodioxin present in a mixture. To demonstrate the utility of this methodology outside of the controlled conditions of the laboratory, we performed a series of pseudo-field experiments at the US Environmental Protection Agency's National Risk Management Research Laboratory, Research Triangle Park, NC. The instrument used for those studies was built by SRI under contract with US EPA, and was an exact duplicate of the SRI system. This duplication allowed the experiments to be conducted without transporting the SRI system to the EPA site. Using the jet-REMPI system in conjunction with a combustion flow reactor, the joint SRI-EPA team discovered several new, and unexpected, chemical species in the exhaust stream of a pure methane flame. Based on our work in this project, we have developed a number of concepts for instrumental improvements that will substantially increase our sensitivity while maintaining the exceptional selectivity required of a dioxin CEM. In addition, we have developed several system configurations with varying degrees of functionality that can be further developed and deployed for process monitoring, surrogate measurements, and potentially, as a dioxin control CEM. Due to the extremely demanding regulatory compliance monitoring requirements involving both congener specificity and sub-part-per-trillion sensitivity with near real-time speed, we believe it is not as yet possible to specify a system configuration for a true dioxin compliance monitor. While a true TEQ compliance monitor is not yet possible using the jet-REMPI approach, the technique may prove useful as a surrogate, or indicator monitor. This application would involve continuous measurement of surrogate compounds, such as lowly chlorinated dioxins and furans, whose concentrations have been previously correlated with the TEQ. Such an instrument would not require the extreme sensitivity of a compliance monitor although the high degree of chemical selectivity would remain important.

  9. Discovery of Photocatalysts for Hydrogen Production

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    D. Brent MacQueen

    2006-10-01

    This project for DOE was designed to address these materials-related issues through a combination of high-throughput screening of semiconductor candidates and theoretical modeling of nanostructures. High-throughput screening is an effective and economical way to examine a large number of candidates and identify those worthy of further study. Unfortunately, in the course of this project, we discovered no semiconductor candidates that can meet the DOE’s stringent requirements for an economically feasible photoelectrochemical process. However, some of our results indicated that several systems may have potential if further optimized. In particular, the published theoretical modeling work indicates that core-shell nanorod structures, if properly engineered, have the potential to overcome the shortfalls of current semiconductors. Although the synthesis of the designed core-shell nanorod structures proved to be beyond the current capabilities of our laboratories, recent advances in the synthesis of core-shell nanorod structures imply that the designed structures can be synthesized. SRI is confident that once these materials are made they will validate our models and lead to economical and environmentally friendly hydrogen from sunlight and water. The high-throughput photolysis analysis module developed at SRI will also have utility in applications such as identifying catalysts for photo-assisted chemical detoxification, as well as non-photolytic applications such as hydrogen storage, which can take advantage of the ability of the analysis module to monitor pressure over time.

  10. DEVELOPMENT OF DISPOSABLE SORBENTS FOR CHLORIDE REMOVAL FROM HIGH TEMPERATURE COAL-DERIVED GASES

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    Gopala Krishnan; Raghubir Gupta

    1999-09-01

    Advanced integrated-gasification combined-cycle (IGCC) and integrated-gasification fuel cell (IGFC) systems require the development of high temperature sorbents for the removal of hydrogen chloride (HCl) vapor to less than 1 parts-per-million (ppm) levels. HCl is a highly reactive, corrosive, and toxic gas which must be removed to meet environmental regulations, to protect power generation equipment, and to minimize deterioration of hot gas desulfurization sorbents. The objective of this program was to develop disposable, alkali-based sorbents capable of reducing HCl vapor levels to less than 1 ppm in the temperature range from 400 to 750 C and pressures in the range from 1 to 20 atm. The primary areas of focus of this program were to investigate different methods of sorbent fabrication, testing their suitability for different reactor configurations, obtaining reaction kinetics data, and conducting a preliminary economic feasibility assessment. This program was a joint effort between SRI International (SRI), Research Triangle Institute (RTI), and General Electric Corporate Research and Development (GE-CRD). SRI, the prime contractor and RTI, a major subcontractor, performed most of the work in this program. Thermochemical calculations indicated that sodium-based sorbents were capable of reducing HCl vapor levels to less than 1 ppm at temperatures up to 650 C, but the regeneration of spent sorbents would require complex process steps. Nahcolite (NaHCO{sub 3}), a naturally-occurring mineral, could be used as an inexpensive sorbent to remove HCl vapor in hot coal gas streams. In the current program, nahcolite powder was used to fabricate pellets suitable for fixed-bed reactors and granules suitable for fluidized-bed reactors. Pilot-scale equipment were used to prepare sorbents in large batches: pellets by disk pelletization and extrusion techniques, and granules by granulation and spray-drying techniques. Bench-scale fixed- and fluidized-bed reactors were assembled at SRI and RTI to conduct tests at high-temperature, high-pressure conditions (HTHP). The HTHP tests confirmed the ability of nahcolite pellets and granules to reduce the HCl vapor levels to less than 1 ppm levels with a very high sorbent utilization for chloride capture. The effect of several operating variables such as temperature, pressure, presence of hydrogen sulfide, and sorbent preparation methods was studied on the efficacy of HCl removal by the sorbent. Pilot-scale tests were performed in the fluidized-bed mode at the gasifier facility at the GE-CRD. Sorbent exposure tests were also conducted using a hot coal gas stream from the DOE/FETC's fluidized-bed gasifier at Morgantown, WV. These tests confirmed the results obtained at SRI and RTI. A preliminary economic assessment showed that the cost of HCl removal in a commercial IGCC system will be about $0.001/kWh (1 mills/kWh).

  11. Policies to Spur Energy Access. Executive Summary; Volume 1, Engaging the Private Sector in Expanding Access to Electricity; Volume 2, Case Studies to Public-Private Models to Finance Decentralized Electricity Access

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    Walters, Terri; Rai, Neha; Esterly, Sean; Cox, Sadie; Reber, Tim; Muzammil, Maliha; Mahmood, Tasfiq; Kaur, Nanki; Tesfaye, Lidya; Mamuye, Simret; Knuckles, James; Morris, Ellen; de Been, Merijn; Steinbach, Dave; Acharya, Sunil; Chhetri, Raju Pandit; Bhushal, Ramesh

    2015-09-01

    Government policy is one of the most important factors in engaging the private sector in providing universal access to electricity. In particular, the private sector is well positioned to provide decentralized electricity products and services. While policy uncertainty and regulatory barriers can keep enterprises and investors from engaging in the market, targeted policies can create opportunities to leverage private investment and skills to expand electricity access. However, creating a sustainable market requires policies beyond traditional electricity regulation. The report reviews the range of policy issues that impact the development and expansion of a market for decentralized electricity services from establishing an enabling policy environment to catalyzing finance, building human capacity, and integrating energy access with development programs. The case studies in this report show that robust policy frameworks--addressing a wide range of market issues--can lead to rapid transformation in energy access. The report highlights examples of these policies in action Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Mali, Mexico, and Nepal.

  12. Reduction of ruminant methane emissions - a win-win-win opportunity for business, development, and the environment

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    Livingston, R.

    1997-12-31

    This paper describes research efforts of The Global Livestock Producers Program (GLPP) in establishing self-sustaining enterprises for cost-effective technologies (i.e., animal nutrition and genetic improvement) and global methane emissions reductions in developing world nations. The US Environmental Protection Agency has funded several studies to examine the possibilities of reducing ruminant methane emissions in India, Tanzania, Bangladesh, and Brazil. The results of the studies showed that: (1) many developing countries` production systems are inefficient, and (2) great potential exists for decreasing global methane emissions through increasing animal productivity. From this effort, the GLPP established livestock development projects in India, Zimbabwe, and Tanzania, and is developing projects for Bangladesh, Nepal, and Brazil. The GLPP has developed a proven methodology for assessing ruminant methane and incorporating methane emissions monitoring into viable projects.

  13. A Journal of Newar Studies - Number 5, NS 1125 / 2004-2005

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    Shakya, Daya R

    2005-01-01

    Newah Vij i i ina i s growing rapidly. Recently. last summer, a Nepal Bhasa web magazine, nvw~v.ne~r.a~~osr.corn.~~p~ was launched by dedicated Newah people whose voluntary work has lead to uploading o f inforniation pertaining to the Newah Vijaana... Vijiiina) The Journal Of Nrwai ~ludies. ~hlmLhldlis.'i,lr,ih 3". p-..- d,+d5",b.:, U"*..., 1D I.1. I 1 M d NS ,124 W >al. I < (Newih Vijiiiina) The Journal of Ne~mr Sltrclic <-. k3 ,k 5 .eii \\.,,unhh"\\trhrb,O. .i"rnhrn - 2 IW&W NS1119 2USSR6...

  14. Influence of a Weak Field of Pulsed DC Electricity on the Behavior and Incidence of Injury in Adult Steelhead and Pacific Lamprey, Final Report.

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    Mesa, Matthew

    2009-02-13

    Predation by pinnipeds, such as California sea lions Zalophus californianus, Pacific harbor seals Phoca vitulina, and Stellar sea lions Eumetopias jubatus on adult Pacific salmon Oncorhynchus spp in the lower Columbia River has become a serious concern for fishery managers trying to conserve and restore runs of threatened and endangered fish. As a result, Smith-Root, Incorporated (SRI; Vancouver, Washington), manufacturers of electrofishing and closely-related equipment, proposed a project to evaluate the potential of an electrical barrier to deter marine mammals and reduce the amount of predation on adult salmonids (SRI 2007). The objectives of their work were to develop, deploy, and evaluate a passive, integrated sonar and electric barrier that would selectively inhibit the upstream movements of marine mammals and reduce predation, but would not injure pinnipeds or impact anadromous fish migrations. However, before such a device could be deployed in the field, concerns by regional fishery managers about the potential effects of such a device on the migratory behavior of Pacific salmon, steelhead O. mykiss, Pacific lampreys Entoshpenus tridentata, and white sturgeon Acipenser transmontanus, needed to be addressed. In this report, we describe the results of laboratory research designed to evaluate the effects of prototype electric barriers on adult steelhead and Pacific lampreys. The effects of electricity on fish have been widely studied and include injury or death (e.g., Sharber and Carothers 1988; Dwyer et al. 2001; Snyder 2003), physiological dysfunction (e.g., Schreck et al. 1976; Mesa and Schreck 1989), and altered behavior (Mesa and Schreck 1989). Much of this work was done to investigate the effects of electrofishing on fish in the wild. Because electrofishing operations would always use more severe electrical settings than those proposed for the pinniped barrier, results from these studies are probably not relevant to the work proposed by SRI. Field electrofishing operations typically use high voltage and amperage settings and a variety of waveforms, pulse widths (PW), and pulse frequencies (PF), depending on conditions and target species. For example, when backpack electrofishing for trout in a small stream, one might use settings such as 500 V pulsed DC, a PW of 1 ms, and a PF of 60 Hz. In contrast, the electrical barrier proposed by SRI will produce electrical conditions significantly lower than those used in electrofishing, particularly for PW and PF (e.g., PW ranging from 300-1,000 {micro}s and PF from 2-3 Hz). Further, voltage gradients (in V/cm) are predicted to be lower in the electric barrier than those produced during typical electrofishing. Although the relatively weak, pulsed DC electric fields to be produced by the barrier may be effective at deterring pinnipeds, little, if anything, is known about the effects of such low intensity electrical fields on fish behavior. For this research, we evaluated the effects of weak, pulsed DC electric currents on the behavior of adult steelhead and Pacific lamprey and the incidence of injury in steelhead only. In a series of laboratory experiments, we: (1) documented the rate of passage of fish over miniature, prototype electric barriers when they were on and off; (2) determined some electric thresholds beyond which fish would not pass over the barrier; and (3) assessed the incidence and severity of injury in steelhead exposed to relatively severe electrical conditions. The results of this study should be useful for making decisions about whether to install electrical barriers in the lower Columbia River, or elsewhere, to reduce predation on upstream migrating salmonids and other fishes by marine pinnipeds.

  15. pci)o>-,G)dII0U)-r1C() F1r1-t)flciO

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    Gudmundsson, Jon Steinar

    ci 0`-1- ci4o0ci) 0OOci) (1 ti2-pbQj pIcFG)0-- o)fli pci)o>-,G)·dII0U)-r1C() -I F1r1-t)flciO tcg0P1-` P01.4 cclcE-cii'i+1 c'j0-1s--.$-i p 4 -ri-i-)lOci-1·Hli) !.(DCIS 00)OrI -1'ici.);)cjo(1) ciWd`c.4 ci))ci 4)·,-10'p4-.'3)crp:pi s_ri P4Ilc (i) ci 0 #12;cI1r''r') TC' The literature revealed that paraffin

  16. An advanced unmanned vehicle for remote applications

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    Pletta, J.B.; Sackos, J.

    1998-03-01

    An autonomous mobile robotic capability is critical to developing remote work applications for hazardous environments. A few potential applications include humanitarian demining and ordnance neutralization, extraterrestrial science exploration, and hazardous waste cleanup. The ability of the remote platform to sense and maneuver within its environment is a basic technology requirement which is currently lacking. This enabling technology will open the door for force multiplication and cost effective solutions to remote operations. The ultimate goal of this work is to develop a mobile robotic platform that can identify and avoid local obstacles as it traverses from its current location to a specified destination. This goal directed autonomous navigation scheme uses the Global Positioning System (GPS) to identify the robot`s current coordinates in space and neural network processing of LADAR range images for local obstacle detection and avoidance. The initial year funding provided by this LDRD project has developed a small exterior mobile robotic development platform and a fieldable version of Sandia`s Scannerless Range Imager (SRI) system. The robotic testbed platform is based on the Surveillance And Reconnaissance ground Equipment (SARGE) robotic vehicle design recently developed for the US DoD. Contingent upon follow-on funding, future enhancements will develop neural network processing of the range map data to traverse unstructured exterior terrain while avoiding obstacles. The SRI will provide real-time range images to a neural network for autonomous guidance. Neural network processing of the range map data will allow real-time operation on a Pentium based embedded processor board.

  17. Advances in the growth of alkaline-earth halide single crystals for scintillator detectors

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    Boatner, Lynn A; Ramey, Joanne Oxendine; Kolopus, James A; Neal, John S; Cherepy, Nerine; Payne, Stephen A.; Beck, P; Burger, Arnold; Rowe, E; Bhattacharya, P.

    2014-01-01

    Alkaline-earth scintillators such as strontium iodide and other alkaline-earth halides activated with divalent europium represent some of the most efficient and highest energy resolution scintillators for use as gamma-ray detectors in a wide range of applications. These applications include the areas of nuclear nonproliferation, homeland security, the detection of undeclared nuclear material, nuclear physics and materials science, medical diagnostics, space physics, high energy physics, and radiation monitoring systems for first responders, police, and fire/rescue personnel. Recent advances in the growth of large single crystals of these scintillator materials hold the promise of higher crystal yields and significantly lower detector production costs. In the present work, we describe new processing protocols that, when combined with our molten salt filtration methods, have led to advances in achieving a significant reduction of cracking effects during the growth of single crystals of SrI2:Eu2+. In particular, we have found that extended pumping on the molten crystal-growth charge under vacuum for time periods extending up to 48 hours is generally beneficial in compensating for variations in the alkaline-earth halide purity and stoichiometry of the materials as initially supplied by commercial sources. These melt-pumping and processing techniques are now being applied to the purification of CaI2:Eu2+ and some mixed-anion europium-doped alkaline-earth halides prior to single-crystal growth by means of the vertical Bridgman technique. The results of initial studies of the effects of aliovalent doping of SrI2:Eu2+ on the scintillation characteristics of this material are also described.

  18. Argonne National Laboratory Research Highlights 1988

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    1988-01-01

    The research and development highlights are summarized. The world's brightest source of X-rays could revolutionize materials research. Test of a prototype insertion device, a key in achieving brilliant X-ray beams, have given the first glimpse of the machine's power. Superconductivity research focuses on the new materials' structure, economics and applications. Other physical science programs advance knowledge of material structures and properties, nuclear physics, molecular structure, and the chemistry and structure of coal. New programming approaches make advanced computers more useful. Innovative approaches to fighting cancer are being developed. More experiments confirm the passive safety of Argonne's Integral Fast Reactor concept. Device simplifies nuclear-waste processing. Advanced fuel cell could provide better mileage, more power than internal combustion engine. New instruments find leaks in underground pipe, measure sodium impurities in molten liquids, detect flaws in ceramics. New antibody findings may explain ability to fight many diseases. Cadmium in cigarettes linked to bone loss in women. Programs fight deforestation in Nepal. New technology could reduce acid rain, mitigate greenhouse effect, enhance oil recovery. Innovative approaches transfer Argonne-developed technology to private industry. Each year Argonne educational programs reach some 1200 students.

  19. Occasional Papers in Sociology and Anthropology - Volume 2

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    Central Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal

    1990-01-01

    of Fotc Frequency Pako, New Road Kathmandu Occasional Papers in Sociology and Anthropology Volume 2 Published by Central Department of Sociology and Anthropology Trlbhuvan University Kathmandu, Nepal O c c a s i o n a l P a p e r s i n S o c i o l o g y a... n d A n t h r o p o l o g y V o l u m e 2 E d i t o r S t e p h e n L . M i k e s e l l P u b l i s h e d b y C e n t r a l D e p a r t m e n t o f S o c i o l o g y a n d A n t h r o p o l o g y T r i b h u v a n U n i v e r s i t y K a l h m a n d...

  20. Detection and Analysis of Threats to the Energy Sector: DATES

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    Alfonso Valdes

    2010-03-31

    This report summarizes Detection and Analysis of Threats to the Energy Sector (DATES), a project sponsored by the United States Department of Energy and performed by a team led by SRI International, with collaboration from Sandia National Laboratories, ArcSight, Inc., and Invensys Process Systems. DATES sought to advance the state of the practice in intrusion detection and situational awareness with respect to cyber attacks in energy systems. This was achieved through adaptation of detection algorithms for process systems as well as development of novel anomaly detection techniques suited for such systems into a detection suite. These detection components, together with third-party commercial security systems, were interfaced with the commercial Security Information Event Management (SIEM) solution from ArcSight. The efficacy of the integrated solution was demonstrated on two testbeds, one based on a Distributed Control System (DCS) from Invensys, and the other based on the Virtual Control System Environment (VCSE) from Sandia. These achievements advance the DOE Cybersecurity Roadmap [DOE2006] goals in the area of security monitoring. The project ran from October 2007 until March 2010, with the final six months focused on experimentation. In the validation phase, team members from SRI and Sandia coupled the two test environments and carried out a number of distributed and cross-site attacks against various points in one or both testbeds. Alert messages from the distributed, heterogeneous detection components were correlated using the ArcSight SIEM platform, providing within-site and cross-site views of the attacks. In particular, the team demonstrated detection and visualization of network zone traversal and denial-of-service attacks. These capabilities were presented to the DistribuTech Conference and Exhibition in March 2010. The project was hampered by interruption of funding due to continuing resolution issues and agreement on cost share for four months in 2008. This resulted in delays in finalizing agreements with commercial partners, and in particular the Invensys testbed was not installed until December 2008 (as opposed to the March 2008 plan). The project resulted in a number of conference presentations and publications, and was well received when presented at industry forums. In spite of some interest on the part of the utility sector, we were unfortunately not able to engage a utility for a full-scale pilot deployment.

  1. TRAC PF1/MOD1 calculations and data comparisons for mist feed and bleed and steam generator tube rupture experiments

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    Siebe, D.A.; Boyack, B.E.; Steiner, J.L.

    1988-01-01

    Los Alamos National Laboratory is a participant in the Integral System Test (IST) program initiated in June 1983 for the purpose of providing integral system test data on specific issues/phenomena relevant to post-small-break loss-of-coolant accidents, loss of feedwater and other transients in Babcock and Wilcox (BandW) plant designs. The Multi-Loop Integral System Test (MIST) facility is the largest single component in the IST program. MIST is a 2 /times/ 4 (two hot legs and steam generators (SGs), four cold legs and reactor coolant pumps) representation of lowered-loop reactor system of the BandW design. It is a full-height, full-pressure facility with 1/817 power and volume scaling. Two other integral experimental facilities are included in the IST program: test loops at the University of Maryland, College Park, and at SRI International (SRI-2). The objective of the IST tests is to generate high-quality experimental data to be used for assessing thermal-hydraulic safety computer codes. Efforts are under way at Los Alamos to assess TRAC-PF1/MOD1 against data from each of the IST facilities. Calculations and data comparisons for TRAC-PF1/MOD1 assessment are presented for two transients run in the MIST facility. These are MIST Test 330302, a feed and bleed test with delayed high-pressure injection; and Test 3404AA, an SG tube-rupture test with the affected SG isolated. Only MIST assessment results are presented in this paper. The TRAC-PF1/MOD1 calculations completed to date for MIST tests are in reasonable agreement with the data from these tests. Reasonable agreement is defined as meaning that major trends are predicted correctly, although TRAC values are frequently outside the range of data uncertainty. We believe that correct conclusions will be reached if the code is used in similar applications despite minor code/model deficiencies. 7 refs., 5 figs., 2 tabs.

  2. Back-scattering channel-cut high-resolution monochromator for inelastic x-ray scattering

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    Kushnir, V.I.; Abbamonte, P.M.; Macrander, A.T.; Schwoerer-Boehning, M.

    1997-08-01

    We report on a design and on some experimental results for the performance of a new high energy resolution monochromator. It is a large channel-cut Si crystal with a 197 mm separation between the two faces designed to operate in a near-backscattering regime. The device was tested as a second monochromator on Sector 3 of the Synchrotron Radiation Instrumentation Collaborative Access Team (SRI-CAT) at the Advanced Photon Source using the Si(777) reflection at a photon energy of 13.84 keV. The same monochromator can be used for other energies with reflections of the type (hhh). Special care has been taken to equalize the temperature of the two faces by employing a Peltier heat pump. A Si(111) double-crystal pre-monochromator designed to withstand the high heat load of the undulator radiation was used upstream on the beamline. The measured throughput efficiency of the Si(777) channel-cut monochromator was less ideal by a factor of 1.9. Dynamical diffraction theory was used to calculate the throughput of an ideally perfect crystal.

  3. Evaluation of line focus solar central power systems. Volume II. Systems evaluation

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    Not Available

    1980-03-15

    An evaluation was completed to ascertain the applicability of line focus technologies to electrical power applications and to compare their performance and cost potential with point focus central receiver power systems. It was concluded that although the high temperature line focus (SRI) and fixed mirror line focus (GA) concepts duplicate the heat source characteristics and power conversion technology of the central receiver concepts these configurations do not offer a sufficient improvement in cost to warrant full scale development. The systems are, however, less complex than their point focus counterpart and should the central receiver system development falter they provide reasonable technology alternatives. The parabolic trough concept (BDM) was found to provide a low temperature technology alternative to the central receiver concept with promising performance and cost potential. Its continued development is recommended, with special emphasis on lower temperature (< 700/sup 0/F) applications. Finally, a variety of new promising line focus power system configurations were identified for a range of utility and industrial applications and recommendations were made on their implementation. This volume contains the detailed report. (WHK)

  4. Next Generation Semiconductor-Based Radiation Detectors Using Cadmium Magnesium Telluride

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    Trivedi, Sudhir B; Kutcher, Susan W; Palsoz, Witold; Berding, Martha; Burger, Arnold

    2014-11-17

    The primary objective of Phase I was to perform extensive studies on the purification, crystal growth and annealing procedures of CdMgTe to gain a clear understanding of the basic material properties to enable production of detector material with performance comparable to that of CdZnTe. Brimrose utilized prior experience in the growth and processing of II-VI crystals and produced high purity material and good quality single crystals of CdMgTe. Processing techniques for these crystals including annealing, mechanical and chemical polishing, surface passivation and electrode fabrication were developed. Techniques to characterize pertinent electronic characteristics were developed and gamma ray detectors were fabricated. Feasibility of the development of comprehensive defect modeling in this new class of material was demonstrated by our partner research institute SRI International, to compliment the experimental work. We successfully produced a CdMgTe detector that showed 662 keV gamma response with energy resolution of 3.4% (FWHM) at room temperature, without any additional signal correction. These results are comparable to existing CdZnTe (CZT) technology using the same detector size and testing conditions. We have successfully demonstrated detection of gamma-radiation from various isotopes/sources, using CdMgTe thus clearly proving the feasibility that CdMgTe is an excellent, low-cost alternative to CdZnTe.

  5. The treatment of love in four George Eliot novels: Adam Bede, The mill on the Floss, Middlemarch, and Daniel Deronda. 

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    Underwood, Gary Neal

    1964-01-01

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  6. A filter for reducing the angular dependence of LiF; Ti, Mg for beta radiation

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    Akabani, G.; Poston, J.W. Sr. (Texas A and M Univ., College Station, TX (United States))

    1990-06-01

    This paper reports on an improvement in the angular dependence of LiF:Ti,Mg (TAD-100) for beta radiation which was achieved by using a special filter design which produced a constant dosimeter response over a range of +70{degrees} and {minus}70{degrees}. The filter material used was acetate. The filter design was tested with three different beta sources, Sr/Y-90, Tl-204 and Pm-147 with average energies of 0.8, 0.24 and 0.06 MeV, respectively. The average response at 180 degrees of the new filtered dosimeter differed by less than 5% when compared to the response at zero degrees. An average decrease in sensitivity of 53% for Sr-90, 70% for Tl-204 and 67% for Pm-147 was obtained due to filter use. All doses were calculated for a depth dose in tissue of 0.07 mm equivalent to 7 mg/cm{sup 2} as is recommended in ICRP Publication 26. A comparison of the energy dependence for a bare TAD-100 at 0.0 mm and 0.07 mm depth in tissue was obtained.

  7. Experimental and vector analysis on gamma type Stirling engine with hot power cylinder

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    Isshiki, Naotsugu; Tsukahara, Shigeji; Ohtomo, Michihiro

    1995-12-31

    In 1993, the superiority of hot end connected power cylinder gamma type Stirling engine (HEC) compared to the conventional cold end connected power cylinder engine (CEC) was reported by Prof. J.Kentfield of the University of Calgary. It is a great thing that he introduced the HEC engine, and it reminded the authors that in 1980, they built and experimented with a three cylinder 3kW Stirling engine SRI-1, in which two cylinders are positively heated by gas, that is called HCH (Hot, Cold and Hot) engine as shown in a figure, and having similarity to the above HEC. The authors have developed a quite simple and understandable approximate harmonic vector analysis method for Stirling machines. By this, Kentfield`s HEC engine and their HCH engine are expressed by the same figure as shown in the paper. The similarity and superiority of HEC and HCH compared to CEC and CHC are easily shown by the vector analysis method with physical reason.

  8. Enhancing a Pathway-Genome Database (PGDB) to Capture Subcellular Localization of Metabolites and Enzymes: The Nucleotide-Sugar Biosynthetic Pathways of Populus trichocarpa

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    Nag, A.; Karpinets, T. V.; Chang, C. H.; Bar-Peled, M.

    2012-01-01

    Understanding how cellular metabolism works and is regulated requires that the underlying biochemical pathways be adequately represented and integrated with large metabolomic data sets to establish a robust network model. Genetically engineering energy crops to be less recalcitrant to saccharification requires detailed knowledge of plant polysaccharide structures and a thorough understanding of the metabolic pathways involved in forming and regulating cell-wall synthesis. Nucleotide-sugars are building blocks for synthesis of cell wall polysaccharides. The biosynthesis of nucleotide-sugars is catalyzed by a multitude of enzymes that reside in different subcellular organelles, and precise representation of these pathways requires accurate capture of this biological compartmentalization. The lack of simple localization cues in genomic sequence data and annotations however leads to missing compartmentalization information for eukaryotes in automatically generated databases, such as the Pathway-Genome Databases (PGDBs) of the SRI Pathway Tools software that drives much biochemical knowledge representation on the internet. In this report, we provide an informal mechanism using the existing Pathway Tools framework to integrate protein and metabolite sub-cellular localization data with the existing representation of the nucleotide-sugar metabolic pathways in a prototype PGDB for Populus trichocarpa. The enhanced pathway representations have been successfully used to map SNP abundance data to individual nucleotide-sugar biosynthetic genes in the PGDB. The manually curated pathway representations are more conducive to the construction of a computational platform that will allow the simulation of natural and engineered nucleotide-sugar precursor fluxes into specific recalcitrant polysaccharide(s).

  9. Railroad electrification in America's future: an assessment of prospects and impacts. Final report

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    White, R.K.; Yabroff, I.W.; Dickson, E.M.; Zink, R.A.; Gray, M.E.; Moon, A.E.

    1980-01-01

    Such considerations as the level of traffic, the relative financial health of individual railroads, the capacity of the associated supply and engineering/construction industries, and the logical connecting points at classifying yards, as well as the national interest value of creating a continuous system, continental in scope, were used to construct a scenario for railroad electrification that closely approximates how an electrification program might be implemented. For the economic reasons cited, much of the US railroad system would remain conventionally powered. This scenario provides for an electrified network involving 14 mainlines operated by 10 companies that could transport much of the nation's rail-borne freight. Five years of planning and engineering work would be required for each link before construction could begin. With 1000 miles or less of electrified route per year, 14 years would be needed to construct the 9000-mile network of our scenario. (The scenario constructed runs from 1980 to 1998.) The analysis was aided with the construction of the SRI Railroad Industry Model. Basically a model of industry operations and finances, the model produces income statements and balance sheets at yearly intervals. Railroad energy costs, railroad freight levels, maintenance costs, purchases and leases of rooling stock, electrification facility investments, future inflation, rate setting practices, annual depreciation, taxes, and profits were calculated.

  10. NOVEL TECHNOLOGIES FOR GASEOUS CONTAMINANTS CONTROL

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    B.S. Turk; T. Merkel; A. Lopez-Ortiz; R.P. Gupta; J.W. Portzer; G.N. Krishnan; B.D. Freeman; G.K. Fleming

    2001-09-30

    The overall objective of this project is to develop technologies for cleaning/conditioning the syngas from an integrated gasification combined cycle (IGCC) system to meet the tolerance limits for contaminants such as H{sub 2}S, COS, NH{sub 3}, HCN, HCl, and alkali for fuel cell and chemical production applications. RTI's approach is to develop a modular system that (1) removes reduced sulfur species to sub-ppm levels using a hybrid process consisting of a polymer membrane and a regenerable ZnO-coated monolith or a mixed metal oxide sorbent; (2) removes hydrogen chloride vapors to sub-ppm levels using an inexpensive, high-surface area material; and (3) removes NH{sub 3} with acidic adsorbents. RTI is working with MEDAL, Inc., and North Carolina State University (NCSU) to develop polymer membrane technology for bulk removal of H{sub 2}S from syngas. These membranes are being engineered to remove the acid gas components (H{sub 2}S, CO{sub 2}, NH{sub 3}, and H{sub 2}O) from syngas by focusing on the ''solubility selectivity'' of the novel polymer compositions. The desirable components of the syngas (H{sub 2} and CO) are maintained at high-pressure conditions as a non-permeate stream while the impurities are transported across the membrane to the low pressure side. RTI tested commercially available and novel materials from MEDAL using a high-temperature, high-pressure (HTHP) permeation apparatus. H{sub 2}S/H{sub 2} selectivities >30 were achieved, although there was a strong negative dependence with temperature. MEDAL believes that all the polymer compositions tested so far can be prepared as hollow fiber membrane modules using the existing manufacturing technology. For fuel cell and chemical applications, additional sulfur removal (beyond that achievable with the membranes) is required. To overcome limitations of conventional ZnO pellets, RTI is testing a monolith with a thin coating of high surface area zinc-oxide based materials. Alternatively, a regenerable sorbent developed by DOE/NETL (RVS-1) is being evaluated for this application. A multi-cycle test of 2-in. (5-cm) diameter monolith samples demonstrated that <0.5 ppm sulfur can be achieved. Removal of HCl vapors is being accomplished by low-cost materials that combine the known effectiveness of sodium carbonate as an active matrix used with enhanced surface area supports for greater reactivity and capacity at the required operating temperatures. RTI is working with SRI International on this task. Sorbents prepared using diatomaceous earth and sepiolite, impregnated with sodium carbonate achieved steady-state HCl level <100 ppb (target is 10 ppb). Research is continuing to optimize the impregnation and calcination procedures to provide an optimum pore size distribution and other properties. RTI and SRI International have established the feasibility of a process to selectively chemisorb NH3 from syngas on high surface area molecular sieve adsorbents at high temperatures by conducting a series of temperature-programmed reactions at 225 C (437 F). Significant levels of NH{sub 3} were adsorbed on highly acidic adsorbents; the adsorbed NH{sub 3} was subsequently recovered by heating the adsorbent and the regenerated adsorbent was reused. A comprehensive technical and economic evaluation of this modular gas cleaning process was conducted by Nexant to compare capital and operating cost with existing amine based processes. Nexant estimated a total installed cost of $42 million for the RTI process for a 500 MWe IGCC plant based on its current state of development. By comparison, Nexant estimated the installed cost for an equivalent sized plant based on the Rectisol process (which would achieve the same sulfur removal specification) to be $75 million. Thus the RTI process is economically competitive with a state-of-the-art process for syngas cleanup.

  11. Historical collection of preprints, reprints, working papers, correspondence, and other documents related to the "cold fusion" experiments conducted by Stanley Pons and Martin Fleischmann.

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    2013-04-01

    This historical collection consists of various letters, correspondence, working papers, reprints, preprints, workshop reports, and news clippings related to the "cold fusion" experiments conducted by Stanley Pons and Martin Fleischmann. Binders and contents. 1. Laboratory Reprints/Preprints (Laboratory Documents from 9 national Labs. Some original documents); 2. Summary Report by Dr. Duane L. Barney (Articles, Letters, and Reports through 1994 on Cold Fusion. Original Documents); 3. Conference Workshops (Official Documents, schedules, and notes from 4 conferences); 4. HSS&T Hearings, SRI Incident Jan. 1992 (Summary of Cold Fusion Research and reports following SRI Incident. Original Documents); 5. Media 1989 to Present (circa 1995) (Journals, Magazines, Newspapers, and Press Releases from 1989-1995. Some reprints, some original articles/magazines); 6. Science in Service of National Economy aka Manfred's Book (A comprehensive overview of various research being done at Laboratories across the country that could impact the economy); 7. ERAB Information (Comprehensive Report on Cold Fusion Research w/ recommendations on funding and continued research. Original documents); 8. Misc.: Memorandum, Notes, Reports, Summaries, and Updates Chronologically 1989 (Various documents related to Cold Fusion in order of print from 1989. Original documents); 9. Misc.: Memorandum, Notes, Reports, Summaries, and Updates Chronologically 1990-1992 (Various documents related to Cold Fusion including status reports and research in order of print from 1990-1992. Original documents); 10. Misc.: Memorandum, Notes, Reports, Summaries, and Updates Chronologically 1993-1995 (Various documents related to Cold Fusion including status reports and research in order of print from 1993-1995. Original documents); 11. General: Preprints/Reprints Filed by Institution A-H (Reports of Research and Conclusion from various universities and institutions.); 12. General: Preprints/Reprints Filed by Institution I-R (Reports of Research and Conclusion from various universities and institutions.); 13. General: Preprints/Reprints Filed by Institution S-Z (Reports of Research and Conclusion from various universities and institutions.); 14. General: Correspondence, Incoming, Inquiries A-F (Letters, Correspondence, and Inquiries regarding Cold Fusion and its research. Sorted by Last Name of Author. Original documents); 15. General: Correspondence, Incoming, Inquiries G-L (Letters, Correspondence, and Inquiries regarding Cold Fusion and its research. Sorted by Last Name of Author. Original documents); 16. General: Correspondence, Incoming, Inquiries M-R (Letters, Correspondence, and Inquiries regarding Cold Fusion and its research. Sorted by Last Name of Author. Original documents); 17. General: Correspondence, Incoming, Inquiries S-Z (Letters, Correspondence, and Inquiries regarding Cold Fusion and its research. Sorted by Last Name of Author. Original documents); 18. Miscellaneous papers (Investigation of Cold Fusion Phenomena in Deuterated Metals-NCFI Final Report Volumes I. II, and III; June 1991; 4th Annual Conference on Cold Fusion Proceedings: Volumes 1-4; Development of Advanced Concepts for Nuclear Processes in Deuterated Metals; A Comprehensive Report on the research methods, background information, and principles related to Cold Fusion; Cold Fusion Research: November 1989; ERAB report on Cold Fusion Research; Proceedings: Workshop on Anomalous Effects in Deuterided Metals; Workshop designed to generate audio between skeptics and advocates to examine Cold Fusion research results and remaining questions in research methods; Muon Catalyzed Fusion; Overview of Muon Catalyzed Fusion; Grant Application for Cold Fusion Research; Original application to DOE from Prof. Pons that was withdrawn in favor of a new grant proposal).

  12. Complete genome sequencing and evolutionary analysis of Indian isolates of Dengue virus type 2

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    Dash, Paban Kumar, E-mail: pabandash@rediffmail.com; Sharma, Shashi; Soni, Manisha; Agarwal, Ankita; Parida, Manmohan; Rao, P.V.Lakshmana

    2013-07-05

    Highlights: •Complete genome of Indian DENV-2 was deciphered for the first time in this study. •The recent Indian DENV-2 revealed presence of many unique amino acid residues. •Genotype shift (American to Cosmopolitan) characterizes evolution of DENV-2 in India. •Circulation of a unique clade of DENV-2 in South Asia was identified. -- Abstract: Dengue is the most important arboviral infection of global public health significance. It is now endemic in most parts of the South East Asia including India. Though Dengue virus type 2 (DENV-2) is predominantly associated with major outbreaks in India, complete genome information of Indian DENV-2 is not available. In this study, the full-length genome of five DENV-2 isolates (four from 2001 to 2011 and one from 1960), from different parts of India was determined. The complete genome of the Indian DENV-2 was found to be 10,670 bases long with an open reading frame coding for 3391 amino acids. The recent Indian DENV-2 (2001–2011) revealed a nucleotide sequence identity of around 90% and 97% with an older Indian DENV-2 (1960) and closely related Sri Lankan and Chinese DENV-2 respectively. Presence of unique amino acid residues and non-conservative substitutions in critical amino acid residues of major structural and non-structural proteins was observed in recent Indian DENV-2. Selection pressure analysis revealed positive selection in few amino acid sites of the genes encoding for structural and non-structural proteins. The molecular phylogenetic analysis based on comparison of both complete coding region and envelope protein gene with globally diverse DENV-2 viruses classified the recent Indian isolates into a unique South Asian clade within Cosmopolitan genotype. A shift of genotype from American to Cosmopolitan in 1970s characterized the evolution of DENV-2 in India. Present study is the first report on complete genome characterization of emerging DENV-2 isolates from India and highlights the circulation of a unique clade in South Asia.

  13. Adaptive Management and Planning Models for Cultural Resources in Oil and Gas Fields in New Mexico and Wyoming

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    Eckerle, William; Hall, Stephen

    2005-12-30

    In 2002, Gnomon, Inc., entered into a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) for a project entitled, Adaptive Management and Planning Models for Cultural Resources in Oil and Gas Fields in New Mexico and Wyoming (DE-FC26-02NT15445). This project, funded through DOE’s Preferred Upstream Management Practices grant program, examined cultural resource management practices in two major oil- and gas-producing areas, southeastern New Mexico and the Powder River Basin of Wyoming (Figure 1). The purpose of this project was to examine how cultural resources have been investigated and managed and to identify more effective management practices. The project also was designed to build information technology and modeling tools to meet both current and future management needs. The goals of the project were described in the original proposal as follows: Goal 1. Create seamless information systems for the project areas. Goal 2. Examine what we have learned from archaeological work in the southeastern New Mexico oil fields and whether there are better ways to gain additional knowledge more rapidly or at a lower cost. Goal 3. Provide useful sensitivity models for planning, management, and as guidelines for field investigations. Goal 4. Integrate management, investigation, and decision- making in a real-time electronic system. Gnomon, Inc., in partnership with the Wyoming State Historic Preservation Office (WYSHPO) and Western GeoArch Research, carried out the Wyoming portion of the project. SRI Foundation, in partnership with the New Mexico Historic Preservation Division (NMHPD), Statistical Research, Inc., and Red Rock Geological Enterprises, completed the New Mexico component of the project. Both the New Mexico and Wyoming summaries concluded with recommendations how cultural resource management (CRM) processes might be modified based on the findings of this research.

  14. FURNACE INJECTION OF ALKALINE SORBENTS FOR SULFURIC ACID CONTROL

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    Gary M. Blythe

    2000-12-01

    A test program is being sponsored by the US Department of Energy (DOE), EPRI, FirstEnergy, and TVA to investigate furnace injection of alkaline sorbents as a means of reducing sulfuric acid concentrations in the flue gas from coal-fired boilers. This test program is being conducted at the FirstEnergy Bruce Mansfield Plant (BMP), although later testing will be conducted at a TVA plant. A sorbent injection test was conducted the week of April 18, 2000. The test was the first of several short-term (one- to two-week duration) tests to investigate the effectiveness of various alkaline sorbents for sulfuric acid control and the effects of these sorbents on boiler equipment performance. This first short-term test investigated the effect of injecting dry dolomite powder (CaCO{sub 3} {center_dot} MgCO{sub 3}), a mineral similar to limestone, into the furnace of Unit 2. During the test program, various analytical techniques were used to assess the effects of sorbent injection. These primarily included sampling with the controlled condensation system (CCS) for determining flue gas SO{sub 3} content and an acid dew-point (ADP) meter for determining the sulfuric acid dew point (and, indirectly, the concentration of sulfuric acid) of the flue gas. EPA Reference Method 26a was used for determining hydrochloric acid (HCl) and hydrofluoric acid (HF), as well and chlorine (Cl{sub 2}) and fluorine (F{sub 2}) concentrations in the flue gas. Fly ash resistivity was measured using a Southern Research Institute (SRI) point-to-plane resistivity probe, and unburned carbon in fly ash was determined by loss on ignition (LOI). Coal samples were also collected and analyzed for a variety of parameters. Finally, visual observations were made of boiler furnace and convective pass surfaces prior to and during sorbent injection.

  15. Cavity Light-Emitting Diode for Durable, High-Brightness and High-Efficiency Lighting Applications: First Budget Period Technical Report

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    Yijian Shi

    2009-09-30

    A COLED device consists of a top electrode (anode) and a bottom electrode (cathode) separated by a thin dielectric layer. In this metal/dielectric stack, numerous small wells, or cavities, are etched through the top electrode and the dielectric layer. These cavities are subsequently filled with LEP molecules. When a voltage is applied between the top and bottom electrodes, holes (from the top electrode) and electrons (from the bottom electrode) are injected into the polymer. Light emission is generated upon recombination of holes and electrons within the polymer along the perimeters of cavities. Figure 1 compares the structures of the COLED and the traditional OLED. The existing COLED fabrication process flow is illustrated in Figure 2. A COLED can potentially be 5 times more efficient and can operate at as much as 100 times higher current density with much longer lifetime than an OLED. To fully realize these potential advantages, the COLED technology must overcome the following technical barriers, which were the technical focused points for Years 1 and 2 (Phase I) of this project: (1) Construct optimum thickness dielectric layer: In the traditional OLED structure, the optimal thickness of the LEP film is approximately 80-100 nm. In a COLED device, the effective LEP thickness roughly equals the thickness of the dielectric layer. Therefore, the optimal dielectric thickness for a COLED should also be roughly equal to 80-100 nm. Generally speaking, it is technically challenging to produce a defect-free dielectric layer at this thickness with high uniformity, especially over a large area. (2) Develop low-work-function cathode: A desired cathode should have a low work function that matches the lowest unoccupied molecular orbital (LUMO) level of the LEP molecules. This is usually achieved by using a low-work-function metal such as calcium, barium, lithium, or magnesium as the cathode. However, these metals are very vulnerable to oxygen and water. Since the cathode of the COLED will be exposed to air and processing chemicals during the COLED fabrication process, these low-work-function metals cannot be used directly in the COLED structure. Thus, new materials with low work function and better chemical stability are needed for the COLED cathode. (3) Increase active device area: Since photons are only generated from perimeters of the cavities, the actual active area in a COLED device is smaller than the device surface area. The cavity diameter and cavity spacing of the COLED devices previously produced at SRI by conventional photolithography processing are typically in the range of 3 to 7 {mu}m with an estimated active area of 2-3%. To achieve the same brightness of a traditional OLED at the same applied voltage, the active device area of a COLED should be at least 20% (1/5) of the device surface area, provided the COLED has 5 times higher EQE. This requires reducing the cavity diameter and cavity spacing to the sub-micrometer region, which can be achieved by electron-beam lithography or nanoimprint lithography. (4) Improve metal/polymer interfaces: The polymer/metal interfaces are critical issues to improve and optimize since they directly affect the effectiveness and balance of hole and electron injection, and consequently the device performance. Conventional approaches for improving a metal/polymer interface include deposition of a special interfacial material on the selected electrode surface or applying a proper surface treatment prior to deposition of the LEP. Since these approaches are generally nonselective to the cathode and anode, they cannot be directly adopted for COLED devices. Generally, the interface integration in current OLED technology still needs a better chemical approach. Hence, advanced methodology developed for the COLED technology as promoted in this project may be also suitable for other OLED devices.