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1

Invisible obstacles  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

It is proved that one can choose a control function on an arbitrary small open subset of the boundary of an obstacle so that the total radiation from this obstacle for a fixed direction of the incident plane wave and for a fixed wave number will be as small as one wishes. The obstacle is called "invisible" in this case.

A. G. Ramm

2006-08-14T23:59:59.000Z

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Japan Confronts Industry Decline  

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Japan Confronts Industry Decline ... The moves are taking place at a time when demand in Japan is weak and companies face competition from lower-cost players in the Middle East and the U.S. ... Only a few months ago, Japan’s largest chemical company, Mitsubishi Chemical, cited deteriorating business conditions when it announced it would close one of its ethylene crackers in Kashima, Ibaraki prefecture, an industrial city a few hours’ drive northeast of Tokyo. ...

JEAN-FRANÇOIS TREMBLAY

2013-02-11T23:59:59.000Z

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Legal obstacles and incentives to the development of small scale hydroelectric potential in Michigan  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

The legal and institutional obstacles to the development of small-scale hydroelectric energy at the state level is described. The Federal government also exercises extensive regulatory authority in the area. The first obstacle which any developer must confront in Michigan is obtaining the authority to utilize the river bed, banks, and flowing water at a proposed dam site. This involves a determination of ownership of the stream banks and bed, and the manner of obtaining either their title or use; and existing constraints with regard to the use of the water. Michigan follows the riparian theory of water law. The direct regulation; indirect regulation; public utilities regulation; financing; and taxation are discussed.

None,

1980-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Obstacle-avoiding navigation system  

DOE Patents [OSTI]

A system for guiding an autonomous or semi-autonomous vehicle through a field of operation having obstacles thereon to be avoided employs a memory for containing data which defines an array of grid cells which correspond to respective subfields in the field of operation of the vehicle. Each grid cell in the memory contains a value which is indicative of the likelihood, or probability, that an obstacle is present in the respectively associated subfield. The values in the grid cells are incremented individually in response to each scan of the subfields, and precomputation and use of a look-up table avoids complex trigonometric functions. A further array of grid cells is fixed with respect to the vehicle form a conceptual active window which overlies the incremented grid cells. Thus, when the cells in the active window overly grid cell having values which are indicative of the presence of obstacles, the value therein is used as a multiplier of the precomputed vectorial values. The resulting plurality of vectorial values are summed vectorially in one embodiment of the invention to produce a virtual composite repulsive vector which is then summed vectorially with a target-directed vector for producing a resultant vector for guiding the vehicle. In an alternative embodiment, a plurality of vectors surrounding the vehicle are computed, each having a value corresponding to obstacle density. In such an embodiment, target location information is used to select between alternative directions of travel having low associated obstacle densities.

Borenstein, Johann (Ann Arbor, MI); Koren, Yoram (Ann Arbor, MI); Levine, Simon P. (Ann Arbor, MI)

1991-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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DIFFERENTIAL SOIL IMPEDANCE OBSTACLE DETECTION  

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This project develops a new and unique obstacle detection sensor for horizontal directional drilling (HDD) equipment. The development of this new technology will greatly improve the reliability and safety of natural gas HDD construction practices. This sensor utilizes a differential soil impedance measurement technique that will be sensitive to the presence of plastic and ceramic, as well as metallic obstacles. The use of HDD equipment has risen significantly in the gas industry because HDD provides a much more cost-effective and less disruptive method for gas pipe installation than older, trenching methods. However, there have been isolated strikes of underground utilities by HDD equipment, which may have been avoided if methods were available to detect other underground obstacles when using HDD systems. GTI advisors from the gas industry have ranked the value of solving the obstacle detection problem as the most important research and development project for GTI to pursue using Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) funds available through its industry partner, GRI. GTI proposes to develop a prototype down-hole sensor system that is simple and compact. The sensor utilizes an impedance measurement technique that is sensitive to the presence of metallic or nonmetallic objects in the proximity of the HDD head. The system will use a thin film sensor conformal with the drill head. The impedance of the soil will be measured with a low frequency signal injected through the drill head itself. A pair of bridge type impedance sensors, mounted orthogonal to one another, is capacitively coupled to the soil. Inclusions in the soil will cause changes to the sensor balance distinguishable from homogeneous soil. The sensor will provide range and direction data for obstacles near the HDD head. The goal is to provide a simple, robust system that provides the information required to avoid obstacles. This must be done within the size and ruggedness constraints of the HDD equipment. Imaging obstacles is not within the scope of this work, as it would require a more elaborate sensor than is practical within the HDD head.

Maximillian J. Kieba

2002-08-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Invisible obstacles Mathematics Department, Kansas State University,  

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Invisible obstacles A.G. Ramm Mathematics Department, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506. The obstacle is called "invisible" in this case. 1 Introduction Consider a bounded domain D Rn , n = 3: wave scattering, inverse problems, invisible obstacles AMS subject classification: 35J05, 35R30, 74J20

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Confronting Ego Threats with Reappraisal versus Rumination  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

of the requirements for the degree of MASTER OF SCIENCE Approved by: Chair of Committee, Brandon Schmeichel Committee Members, Eddie Harmon-Jones Jeffrey Ackerman Head of Department, Les Morey May 2009 Major Subject: Psychology iii ABSTRACT... Confronting Ego Threats with Reappraisal versus Rumination. (May 2009) Ryan Caskey, B.A., University of Arizona Chair of Advisory Committee: Dr. Brandon Schmeichel Two experiments compared the effects of two cognitive responses (i.e., rumination...

Caskey, Ryan

2010-01-16T23:59:59.000Z

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Legal obstacles and incentives to the development of small scale hydroelectric potential in Wisconsin  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

The legal and institutional obstacles to the development of small-scale hydroelectric energy at the state level are discussed. The Federal government also exercises extensive regulatory in the area, and the dual regulatory system from the standpoint of the appropriate legal doctrine, the law of pre-emption, application of the law to the case of hydroelectric development, and an inquiry into the practical use of the doctrine by the FERC is examined. The initial obstacle that all developers confront in Wisconsin is obtaining the authority to utilize the bed, banks, and flowing water at a proposed dam site. This involves a determination of ownership of the stream banks and bed and the manner of obtaining either their title or use; and existing constraints with regard to the use of the water. Wisconsin follows the riparian theory of water law.

None,

1980-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Legal obstacles and incentives to the development of small scale hydroelectric potential in Illinois  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

The legal and institutional obstacles to the development of small-scale hydroelectric energy at the state level are described. The Federal government also exercises extensive regulatory authority in the area. The introductory section examines the dual regulatory system from the standpoint of the appropriate legal doctrine, the law of pre-emption, application of the law to the case of the hydroelectric development, and concludes with an inquiry into the practical use of the doctrine by the FERC. The first obstacle which every developer in Illinois must confront is obtaining authority to utilize the river bed, banks, and flowing water at the proposed site. This involves determination of ownership of the stream banks and bed and the manner of obtaining either their title or use; and existing constraints with regard to the use of the water. Illinois follows the riparian theory of water law. Following the detailed discussion of the water law, direct and indirect regulations and financial considerations are discussed.

None,

1980-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Biomass 2012: Confronting Challenges, Creating Opportunities  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

On July 10–11, 2012, the U.S. Department of Energy's Bioenergy Technologies Office hosted its fifth annual conference, Biomass 2012: Confronting Challenges, Creating Opportunities – Sustaining a Commitment to Bioenergy, at the Washington, D.C. Convention Center. This year's conference was co-hosted by Advanced Biofuels USA and examined the dynamic playing field of bioenergy in 2012 as exciting new technologies move forward within a shifting policy, tax, and economic landscape. The Biomass 2012 Agenda outlines events from the conference, including information about the exciting breakout sessions.

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March 10, 2014 - "Respectful Confrontation" | Department of Energy  

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

International workshop facilitator, author of Mastering Respectful Confrontation, consultant, personal life coach, creative social activist, and advocate for peace This workshop...

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PARABOLIC OBSTACLE PROBLEMS APPLIED TO FINANCE A ...  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

1. Introduction. 1.1. Background. The parabolic obstacle problem refers to finding the smallest supper-solution (for a given parabolic ... H. Shahgholian is supported by Swedish Research Council. 1 ...... MR MR2052937 (2005d:35276). [BD97].

2006-03-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Confronting quasi-exponential inflation with WMAP seven  

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We confront quasi-exponential models of inflation with WMAP seven years dataset using Hamilton Jacobi formalism. With a phenomenological Hubble parameter, representing quasi exponential inflation, we develop the formalism and subject the analysis to confrontation with WMAP seven using the publicly available code CAMB. The observable parameters are found to fair extremely well with WMAP seven. We also obtain a ratio of tensor to scalar amplitudes which may be detectable in PLANCK.

Pal, Barun Kumar; Pal, Supratik; Basu, B., E-mail: barunp1985@rediffmail.com, E-mail: pal@th.physik.uni-bonn.de, E-mail: banasri@isical.ac.in [Physics and Applied Mathematics Unit, Indian Statistical Institute, 203 B.T. Road, Kolkata 700 108 (India)

2012-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Effect of Obstacles Close to the Anemometer Mask located on a Building  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

The Effect of Obstacles Close to the Anemometer Mask located on a Building The Effect of Obstacles Close to the Anemometer Mask located on a Building on Wind Flow in the WAsP Model Dataset Summary Description (Abstract): Wind Atlas Analysis and Application Program (WAsP) is a powerful software package which is used for wind energy assessment for any location using the data of a nearby location under the same climatic condition. In this work WAsP has been used to predict potential areas of Kutubdia, an Island of Bangladesh, for installation of wind generators. As the mast is on the roof of Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) station the hill effect has been introduced. If full heights of obstacles are used the predicted speed for another location becomes high and therefore the height parameter of the obstacles has been adjusted. It appears that those with height below or equal to the slope should not be considered and an obstacle with height greater then the slope should be taken as around h/2 where h is the height above the slope towards the wind direction. The computation shows that the speed difference for one year period between the measured and predicted annual values is 0.3m/s.

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Opportunities and obstacles in the wholesale power market  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

This paper describes the following: service opportunities, market center, relationships, and obstacles in the electric power market.

James, L.M. [SRP, Phoenix, AZ (United States)

1996-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Obstacle Detection from IPM and Super-Homography Nicolas SIMOND  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Detection, obstacle avoidance, etc. The obstacle detection systems can be divided into different groups according to the types of obstacle the system detects, the ranges, the refresh rate, the reliability or not of road markers. In [1], where an exhaustive recent review of the vehicle detection is presented, all

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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Why Sequence the Greater Duckweed?  

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

Sequence the Greater Duckweed? Sequence the Greater Duckweed? The Lemnaceae, commonly known as duckweeds, are the smallest, fastest growing and simplest of flowering plants. Some of the current uses of Lemnaceae are a testimony to its utility: basic research and evolutionary model system, toxicity testing organism, biotech protein factory, wastewater remediator, high-protein animal feed, and carbon cycling participant. Sequencing of the Greater Duckweed, Spirodela polyrhiza (L.) Schleiden, which has a genome size similar to that of Arabidopsis (150 MB), will address challenges in alternative energy, bioremediation, and global carbon cycling. duckweed in a flask Duckweed photo courtesy Todd Michael. With the passage of the 2005 Federal Energy legislation, the drive to develop sustainable feedstocks and processing protocols for biofuel

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Confronting Nuclear Risks: Counter-Expertise as Politics Within  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Confronting Nuclear Risks: Counter-Expertise as Politics Within the French Nuclear Energy Debate of knowledge and expertise on the environ- mental and health risks of nuclear energy in France. From-expertise, environmental activism, France, lay knowledge, nuclear power, scientists' mobilization, social studies

Gutkin, Boris

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Lattice Boltzmann simulations of flow past a cylindrical obstacle  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

We present lattice Boltzmann simulations of flow past a cylindrical obstacle. ... the Lévy walk model of turbulence in a lattice Boltzmann model. We discuss pressure around the cylinder...

Lukas Wagner; Fernand Hayot

1995-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Obstacle penetrating dynamic radar imaging system  

DOE Patents [OSTI]

An obstacle penetrating dynamic radar imaging system for the detection, tracking, and imaging of an individual, animal, or object comprising a multiplicity of low power ultra wideband radar units that produce a set of return radar signals from the individual, animal, or object, and a processing system for said set of return radar signals for detection, tracking, and imaging of the individual, animal, or object. The system provides a radar video system for detecting and tracking an individual, animal, or object by producing a set of return radar signals from the individual, animal, or object with a multiplicity of low power ultra wideband radar units, and processing said set of return radar signals for detecting and tracking of the individual, animal, or object.

Romero, Carlos E. (Livermore, CA); Zumstein, James E. (Livermore, CA); Chang, John T. (Danville, CA); Leach, Jr.. Richard R. (Castro Valley, CA)

2006-12-12T23:59:59.000Z

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Mobile Robotics I: Lab 3 Obstacle Avoidance with IR Sensors  

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Sensors Background IR SENSORS INTERFACE The CEENBoT comes equipped with a Left and Right non-contact bumpMobile Robotics I: Lab 3 Obstacle Avoidance with IR Sensors CEENBoTTM Mobile Robotics Platform 1.01 #12;. ( Blank ) #12;Mobile Robotics I ­ Obstacle Avoidance with IR Sensors Purpose

Farritor, Shane

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Obstacle Avoidance Control of Humanoid Robot Arm through Tactile Interaction  

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Obstacle Avoidance Control of Humanoid Robot Arm through Tactile Interaction Dzmitry Tsetserukou through tactile interaction. The implementation of the approach was realized on humanoid robot arm are detailed in the paper. The possible tasks of the robot with intelligent whole-arm obstacle avoidance

Tachi, Susumu

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Sensor Beams, Obstacles, and Possible Paths Benjamin Tovar1  

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Sensor Beams, Obstacles, and Possible Paths Benjamin Tovar1 , Fred Cohen2 , and Steven M. LaValle1, or animal) travels among obstacles and binary detection beams. The task is to determine the possible agent settings, which may arise from physical sensor beams or virtual beams that are derived from other sensing

LaValle, Steven M.

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Greater Boston Area | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Greater Boston Area Greater Boston Area Jump to: navigation, search Contents 1 Clean Energy Clusters in the Greater Boston Area 1.1 Products and Services in the Greater Boston Area 1.2 Research and Development Institutions in the Greater Boston Area 1.3 Networking Organizations in the Greater Boston Area 1.4 Investors and Financial Organizations in the Greater Boston Area 1.5 Policy Organizations in the Greater Boston Area Clean Energy Clusters in the Greater Boston Area Products and Services in the Greater Boston Area Loading map... {"format":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"limit":500,"offset":0,"link":"all","sort":[""],"order":[],"headers":"show","mainlabel":"","intro":"","outro":"","searchlabel":"\u2026

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Requirements Engineering and Technology Transfer: Obstacles, Incentives and Improvement Agenda  

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Requirements Engineering and Technology Transfer: Obstacles, Incentives and Improvement Agenda technology transfer. In addition, major incentives for using RE methods are discussed, along with ideas engineering; Technology transfer 1. Introduction In a 1993 evaluation of requirements engineering (RE

Leite, Julio Cesar Sampaio do Prado

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An obstacle-based probabilistic roadmap method for path planning  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

This thesis presents a new obstacle-based probabilistic roadmap method for motion planning for many degree of freedom robots that can be used to obtain high quality roadmaps even when the robot's configuration space is crowded. The main novelty...

Wu, Yan

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Mirage Models Confront the LHC: I. Kahler-Stabilized Heterotic String Theory  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

2013 Mirage Models Confront the LHC: I. K¨ ahler-StabilizedLarge Hadron Collider (LHC). The case of heterotic stringobservationally disfavored by the LHC results. Most of the

Kaufman, Bryan L.

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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VISION-BASED OBSTACLE AVOIDANCE FOR A SMALL, LOW-COST ROBOT  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

VISION-BASED OBSTACLE AVOIDANCE FOR A SMALL, LOW-COST ROBOT Chau Nguyen Viet, Ian Marshall Computer.marshall@kent.ac.uk Keywords: obstacle-avoidance, robot vision. Abstract: This paper presents a vision-based obstacle avoidance algorithm for a small indoor mobile robot built from low-cost, and off-the-shelf electronics. The obstacle

Marshall, Ian W.

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Performance characteristics of solar air heater with surface mounted obstacles  

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Abstract The performance of conventional solar air heaters (SAHs) can be improved by providing obstacles on the heated wall (i.e. on the absorber plate). Experiments have been performed to collect heat transfer and flow-friction data from an air heater duct with delta-shaped obstacles mounted on the absorber surface and having an aspect ratio 6:1 resembling the conditions close to the solar air heaters. This study encompassed for the range of Reynolds number (Re) from 2100 to 30,000, relative obstacle height (e/H) from 0.25 to 0.75, relative obstacle longitudinal pitch (Pl/e) from 3/2 to 11/2, relative obstacle transverse pitch (Pt/b) from 1 to 7/3 and the angle of incidence (?) varied from 30° to 90°. The thermo-hydraulic performance characteristics of SAH have been compared with the previous published works and the optimum range of the geometries have been explored for the better performance of such air-heaters compared to the other designs of solar air heaters.

Adisu Bekele; Manish Mishra; Sushanta Dutta

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The nonequilibrium Ehrenfest gas: a chaotic model with flat obstacles?  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

It is known that the non-equilibrium version of the Lorentz gas (a billiard with dispersing obstacles, electric field and Gaussian thermostat) is hyperbolic if the field is small. Differently the hyperbolicity of the non-equilibrium Ehrenfest gas constitutes an open problem, since its obstacles are rhombi and the techniques so far developed rely on the dispersing nature of the obstacles. We have developed analytical and numerical investigations which support the idea that this model of transport of matter has both chaotic (positive Lyapunov exponent) and non-chaotic steady states with a quite peculiar sensitive dependence on the field and on the geometry, not observed before. The associated transport behaviour is correspondingly highly irregular, with features whose understanding is of both theoretical and technological interest.

Carlo Bianca; Lamberto Rondoni

2008-11-25T23:59:59.000Z

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Overcoming obstacles against effective solar lighting interventions in South Asia  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Basing on our devised World Bank’s ‘Design Principles’ for effective renewable energy projects in developing countries and an in-depth analysis of our two solar lighting projects in Bangladesh and India, this paper explores three key obstacles that constrain poor people from obtaining solar lighting: financial exclusion, weak governance, and passive NGO and customer participation. The low take-up rate has a social and psychological impact. This paper recommends creating easy access to credit, establishing a robust complaint system, and developing strategic partnership to overcome the obstacles.

Sam Wong

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Clean Cities: Greater Philadelphia Clean Cities coalition  

Alternative Fuels and Advanced Vehicles Data Center [Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)]

Greater Philadelphia Clean Cities Coalition Greater Philadelphia Clean Cities Coalition The Greater Philadelphia Clean Cities coalition works with vehicle fleets, fuel providers, community leaders, and other stakeholders to reduce petroleum use in transportation. Greater Philadelphia Clean Cities coalition Contact Information Tony Bandiero 215-990-8200 director@phillycleancities.org Coalition Website Clean Cities Coordinator Tony Bandiero Photo of Tony Bandiero Tony Bandiero has a diverse background, from marketing manager with a high-tech micro-electronic manufacturer to his alternative fuels business development management for a petroleum construction company. His interest in the Clean Cities program was sparked in Long Island, NY (GLICC) where his former company was headquartered. Through his committee work with GLICC

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GEODESIC FRCHET DISTANCE WITH POLYGONAL OBSTACLES Atlas F. Cook IV  

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GEODESIC FR�CHET DISTANCE WITH POLYGONAL OBSTACLES Atlas F. Cook IV Carola Wenk Abstract We present the first algorithm to compute the geodesic Fréchet distance between two polygonal curves in a plane of from a point source). This shortest path map supports geodesic distance queries from any point s ab

Texas at San Antonio, University of

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Lattice Boltzmann aero-acoustics modelling of flow around obstacles  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Lattice Boltzmann aero-acoustics modelling of flow around obstacles H. Machroukia , D. Ricotb and O using LaBS software which is based on Lattice Boltzmann method. Within the framework of a consortium including industrial companies and academics institutes, LaBS was created around Lattice Boltzmann method

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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Opportunities and Obstacles in the Adoption of mHealth  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

#12;C Opportunities and Obstacles in the Adoption of mHealth By Mehran Mehregany, MS, Ph to this technology approach as mHealth, though it also is called wireless health and uHealth (ubiquitous health). mHealth--for health services and information.1,2 An important but subtle point is that not all mHealth solutions

Rollins, Andrew M.

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Confronting dark energy models using galaxy cluster number counts  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

The mass function of cluster-size halos and their redshift distribution are computed for 12 distinct accelerating cosmological scenarios and confronted to the predictions of the conventional flat {Lambda}CDM model. The comparison with {Lambda}CDM is performed by a two-step process. First, we determine the free parameters of all models through a joint analysis involving the latest cosmological data, using supernovae type Ia, the cosmic microwave background shift parameter, and baryon acoustic oscillations. Apart from a braneworld inspired cosmology, it is found that the derived Hubble relation of the remaining models reproduces the {Lambda}CDM results approximately with the same degree of statistical confidence. Second, in order to attempt to distinguish the different dark energy models from the expectations of {Lambda}CDM, we analyze the predicted cluster-size halo redshift distribution on the basis of two future cluster surveys: (i) an X-ray survey based on the eROSITA satellite, and (ii) a Sunayev-Zeldovich survey based on the South Pole Telescope. As a result, we find that the predictions of 8 out of 12 dark energy models can be clearly distinguished from the {Lambda}CDM cosmology, while the predictions of 4 models are statistically equivalent to those of the {Lambda}CDM model, as far as the expected cluster mass function and redshift distribution are concerned. The present analysis suggests that such a technique appears to be very competitive to independent tests probing the late time evolution of the Universe and the associated dark energy effects.

Basilakos, S.; Plionis, M.; Lima, J. A. S. [Academy of Athens, Research Center for Astronomy and Applied Mathematics, Soranou Efesiou 4, 11527, Athens (Greece); Institute of Astronomy and Astrophysics, National Observatory of Athens, Thessio 11810, Athens, Greece, and Instituto Nacional de Astrofisica, Optica y Electronica, 72000 Puebla (Mexico); Departamento de Astronomia (IAGUSP), Universidade de Sao Paulo, Rua do Matao, 1226, 05508-900, Sao Paulo (Brazil)

2010-10-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Confronting Uncertainty and Missing Values in Species Conservation Investment with Environmental  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

in conservation actions that generate substantial non-use benefits, such as species and biodiversity conservation1 Confronting Uncertainty and Missing Values in Species Conservation Investment with Environmental: Environmental value transfer and species conservation Key words: environmental value transfer, uncertainty

Botea, Adi

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CREATING THE COLOR LINE AND CONFRONTING JIM CROW: CIVIL RIGHTS IN MIDDLE AMERICA: 1850-1900  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

This dissertation examines the creation of the color line and the ways that African American communities confronted it throughout Kansas, Iowa, and Nebraska. A detailed search of school board minutes, newspapers, court ...

Peavler, David J.

2008-08-18T23:59:59.000Z

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Clean Cities: Greater Lansing Clean Cities coalition  

Alternative Fuels and Advanced Vehicles Data Center [Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)]

Lansing Clean Cities Coalition Lansing Clean Cities Coalition The Greater Lansing Clean Cities coalition works with vehicle fleets, fuel providers, community leaders, and other stakeholders to reduce petroleum use in transportation. Greater Lansing Clean Cities coalition Contact Information Kristin Jobin 517-925-8649 ext. 12 kristin@michigancleancities.org Coalition Website Clean Cities Coordinator Kristin Jobin Photo of Kristin Jobin Kristin Jobin is the Communications and Project Coordinator at Kuntzsch Business Services, Inc. (KBS), a Grand Ledge, Michigan based consultancy where Greater Lansing Area Clean Cities (GLACC) is managed. KBS is focused on building, managing and implementing initiatives that drive prosperity in the state. At KBS, Kristin supports the administration of grant funded

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Clean Cities: Greater Indiana Clean Cities coalition  

Alternative Fuels and Advanced Vehicles Data Center [Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)]

Indiana Clean Cities Coalition Indiana Clean Cities Coalition The Greater Indiana Clean Cities coalition works with vehicle fleets, fuel providers, community leaders, and other stakeholders to reduce petroleum use in transportation. Greater Indiana Clean Cities coalition Contact Information Kellie L. Walsh 317-985-4380 kellie@greaterindiana.com Coalition Website Clean Cities Coordinator Kellie L. Walsh Photo of Kellie L. Walsh Kellie Walsh has been the executive director for the Greater Indiana Clean Cities Coalition since 2002. In that time, she has assisted coalition stakeholders in securing over $14 million in federal and state funds to implement alternative fuel projects in both the public and private sectors. Walsh has been recognized by Senator Richard G. Lugar and Indiana's Lt. Governor Becky Skillman for her work in alternative fuels, especially

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Workshop on Scalable Cyber-Security Challenges in Large-Scale Networks: Deployment Obstacles  

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Workshop on Scalable Cyber-Security Challenges in Large-Scale Networks: Deployment Obstacles Large, and Definitions of Cybersecurity.... 8 Conventional Wisdom is Inadequate....................................... 9 Directions in Scalable Cyber-Security in Large-Scale Networks: Deployment Obstacles." The workshop

Feigenbaum, Joan

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2010 Annual Report Greater West Texas  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

RIVER LAREDO HOUSTON GALVESTON EL PASO EL PASO EAST TEXAS DENTON DALLAS/FT WORTH CONCHO VALLEY COASTAL2010 Annual Report Greater West Texas State Employee Charitable Campaign You will find, as you look- rized workplace campaign for state agency and higher education em- ployees throughout Texas. In 2010

Rock, Chris

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Ecology and Greater Prairie-Chicken  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Ecology and Management of the Greater Prairie-Chicken Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service Division of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources Oklahoma State University E-969E-969E-969 Ecology, Editor Professor and Extension Specialist Rangeland Ecology and Management Department of Plant and Soil

Balasundaram, Balabhaskar "Baski"

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Ann. Polon. Math., 90, N2, (2007), 145-148. Invisible obstacles  

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Ann. Polon. Math., 90, N2, (2007), 145-148. 1 #12;Invisible obstacles A.G. Ramm Mathematics number will be as small as one wishes. The obstacle is called "invisible" in this case. 1 Introduction ([1]). key words: wave scattering, inverse problems, invisible obstacles AMS subject classification

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Microsoft Word - THE EFFECT OF OBSTACLE#4781.doc  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

THE EFFECT OF OBSTACLES CLOSE TO THE ANEMOMETER MAST LOCATED THE EFFECT OF OBSTACLES CLOSE TO THE ANEMOMETER MAST LOCATED ON A BUILDING ON WIND FLOW IN THE WASP MODEL S. K. KHADEM 1 , J. BADGER*, S. M. ULLAH, S. K. ADITYA, H. R. GHOSH & M. HUSSAIN Renewable Energy Research Centre, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh, e-mail: skkhadem@yahoo.com RISO National Laboratory, Wind Energy & Atmospheric Department, Denmark, e-mail: jake.badger@risoe.dk Abstract - Wind Atlas Analysis and Application Program (WAsP) is a powerful software package which is used for wind energy assessment for any location using the data of a nearby location under the same climatic condition. In this work WAsP has been used to predict potential areas of Kutubdia, an Island of Bangladesh, for installation of wind generators. As the mast is on the roof of Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD)

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Chapter 4 - Obstacles to Implementation of Black Liquor Gasification  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Obstacles hindering the commercialization of black liquor gasification are discussed. The most important of them include financial risks, protection of the gasifier, increase in the causticizing demand, tar condensation, hot gas cleanup, and steam deficit. Gasification system demands significant capital investment. The high temperature and pressure and the alkaline conditions create aggressive environment. Protection from an aggressive environment is very important in the operation of a gasifier because it determines the lifetime and hence the feasibility of gasification as a technology as a whole.

Pratima Bajpai

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Design Based on a Shared Lookup-Table for an Obstacle Avoidance Fuzzy Controller for Mobile Robots  

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Fuzzy algorithms provide intuitive method for robot obstacle avoidance. Fuzzy controllers incorporating a design based on lookup tables (LUT) enable faster obstacle avoidance in environment with multiple obstacles. In an earlier study, we introduced ... Keywords: robot navigation, obstacle avoidance, fuzzy controller, lookup table

Jinwook Kim; Yoon-Gu Kim; Young-Duk Kim; Won-Seok Kang; Jinung An

2009-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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E D I T O R I A L Confronting the costs and conflicts associated  

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E D I T O R I A L Confronting the costs and conflicts associated with biodiversity J. D. C. Linnell, Victoria, BC, Canada 3 Department of Biology, The University of Mississippi University, MS, USA 4 Marine Biodiversity Institute, Claremont, South Africa 6 Animal Demography, Department of Zoology, University of Cape

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A Survey of Gaps, Obstacles, and Technical Challenges for Hypersonic Applications.  

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?? The object of this study is to canvas the literature for the purpose of identifying and compiling a list of Gaps, Obstacles, and Technological… (more)

Barber, Timothy Andrew

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Focus Series: The Greater Cincinnati Energy Alliance (GCEA) Equipment...  

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The Greater Cincinnati Energy Alliance (GCEA) Equipment Lease Program Breaks Down Barriers for Cincinnati Contractors Focus Series: The Greater Cincinnati Energy Alliance (GCEA)...

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Different approximations of shallow fluid flow over an obstacle  

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Three different sets of shallow water equations, representing different levels of approximation are considered. The numerical solutions of these different equations for flow past bottom topography in several different flow regimes are compared. For several cases the full Euler solutions are computed as a reference, allowing the assessment of the relative accuracies of the different approximations. Further, the differences between the dispersive shallow water (DSW) solutions and those of the highly simplified, hyperbolic shallow water (SW) equations is studied as a guide to determining what level of approximation is required for a particular flow. First, the Green-Naghdi (GN) equations are derived as a vertically-integrated rational approximation of the Euler equations, and then the generalized Boussinesq (gB) equations are obtained under the further assumption of weak nonlinearity. A series of calculations, each assuming different values of a set of parameters{emdash}undisturbed upstream Froude number, and the height and width of the obstacle, are then presented and discussed. In almost all regions of the parameter space, the SW and DSW theories yield different results; it is only when the flows are entirely subcritical or entirely supercritical and when the obstacles are very wide compared to the depth of the fluid that the SW and DSW theories are in qualitative and quantitative agreement. It is also found that while the gB solutions are accurate only for small bottom topographies (less than 20{percent} of the undisturbed fluid depth), the GN solutions are accurate for much larger topographies (up to 65{percent} of the undisturbed fluid depth). The limitation of the gB approximation to small topographies is primarily due to the generation of large amplitude upstream propagating solitary waves at transcritical Froude numbers, and is consistent with previous analysis. (Abstract Truncated)

Nadiga, B.T.; Margolin, L.G. [Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico 87545 (United States)] [Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico 87545 (United States); Smolarkiewicz, P.K. [National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, Colorado 80307 (United States)] [National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, Colorado 80307 (United States)

1996-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Clustering Spatial Data in the Presence of Obstacles Xin Wang and Howard J. Hamilton  

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Clustering Spatial Data in the Presence of Obstacles Xin Wang and Howard J. Hamilton Department of Computer Science University of Regina, Regina, Sask, Canada S4S 0A2 {wangx, hamilton-based clustering method DBRS (Wang and Hamilton 2003) to handle obstacles and call the extended method DBRS

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Detecting API Usage Obstacles: A Study of iOS and Android Developer Questions  

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Detecting API Usage Obstacles: A Study of iOS and Android Developer Questions Wei Wang and Michael that can be later customized for a specific task. When developers invoke API methods in a framework, they often encounter obstacles in finding the correct usage of the API, let alone to employ best practices

Godfrey, Michael W.

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Respectful Confrontation  

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Registration link: If you would like to participate by phone, please call 202-287-5320.  The handout for this presentation will be posted at the ADR Website

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Sensor integration for implementation of obstacle avoidance in an autonomous helicopter system  

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Autonomous Flight Control System (AFCS), was developed as a platform to support the development of the obstacle avoidance system through integration of sensors and onboard processing capabilities. The system has proven in various flight tests that it has...

Mentzer, Christopher Isaac

2006-08-16T23:59:59.000Z

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Analytical framework for the smooth manoeuvre of wheeled mobile robots traversing obstacles  

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...the smooth manoeuvre of wheeled mobile robots traversing obstacles S. O. Oyadiji...model the dynamics of wheeled mobile robots (WMRs), which need to travel...characteristics of a traction surface. mobile robots|temporal trajectory|traction...

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Real-Time Obstacle and Collision Avoidance System for Fixed-Wing Unmanned Aerial Systems  

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. The resulting geometry is then processed through a vertical trapezoidal decomposition where for each vertex defining a contour a vertical line is drawn, and the results of this decomposition is a set of trapezoidal cells. The cells corresponding to obstacle...

Esposito, Julien Florian

2013-08-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy for all: Obstacles and success conditions for RE in developing countries  

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In many developing countries there is a much larger potential for renewables like wind and solar energy than in industrialised countries. But there are obstacles that prevent the adoption of such “new” renewables in developing countries. Ulrich Laumanns and Danyel Reiche try to identify the most important obstacles and point to success conditions that can lead to a wider dissemination of “new” renewables in developing countries.

Ulrich Laumanns; Danyel Reiche

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Some Obstacles to United States Direct Private Foreign Investment in Manufacturing: 1950-1958.  

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SOME OBSTACLES TO UNITED STATES DIRECT PRIVATE POREIGN INVESTMENT IN MANUPACTURING: 1950-195S A Thesis By Milton Dudley Stewart, Jr. Submitted to the Graduate School of the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas in partial fulfillment... of the requirements for the degree of MASTER OF SCIENCE May, 19b0 Major Subject: Economics SOME OBSTACLES TO UNITED STATES DIRECT PRIVATE FOREIGN INVESTMENT IN MANUFACTURING: 1950-1958 A Thesis By Milton Dudley Stewart, Jr. Approved as to style and content by...

Stewart, Milton Dudley

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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On the 3D steady flow of a second grade fluid past an obstacle  

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We study steady flow of a second grade fluid past an obstacle in three space dimensions. We prove existence of solution in weighted Lebesgue spaces with anisotropic weights and thus existence of the wake region behind the obstacle. We use properties of the fundamental Oseen tensor together with results achieved in \\cite{Koch} and properties of solutions to steady transport equation to get up to arbitrarily small $\\ep$ the same decay as the Oseen fundamental solution.

Pawe? Konieczny; Ond?ej Kreml

2010-10-29T23:59:59.000Z

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Greater Cincinnati Energy Alliance - Residential Loan Program (Ohio) |  

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Greater Cincinnati Energy Alliance - Residential Loan Program Greater Cincinnati Energy Alliance - Residential Loan Program (Ohio) Greater Cincinnati Energy Alliance - Residential Loan Program (Ohio) < Back Savings Category Heating & Cooling Cooling Commercial Heating & Cooling Appliances & Electronics Home Weatherization Commercial Weatherization Sealing Your Home Ventilation Heat Pumps Commercial Lighting Lighting Water Heating Windows, Doors, & Skylights Solar Program Info State Ohio Program Type Local Loan Program The Greater Cincinnati Energy Alliance provides loans for single family residencies and owner occupied duplexes in Hamilton county in Ohio and Boone, Kenton, and Campbell counties in Kentucky. To qualify for loans, homeowners must receive a [http://www.greatercea.org/residential-energy-efficiency Home Performance

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Greater Cincinnati Energy Alliance - Residential Rebate Program (Ohio) |  

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Greater Cincinnati Energy Alliance - Residential Rebate Program Greater Cincinnati Energy Alliance - Residential Rebate Program (Ohio) Greater Cincinnati Energy Alliance - Residential Rebate Program (Ohio) < Back Eligibility Residential Savings Category Heating & Cooling Commercial Heating & Cooling Heating Home Weatherization Commercial Weatherization Cooling Appliances & Electronics Construction Design & Remodeling Sealing Your Home Ventilation Manufacturing Heat Pumps Commercial Lighting Lighting Water Heating Windows, Doors, & Skylights Buying & Making Electricity Program Info State Ohio Program Type Local Rebate Program Rebate Amount Home energy assessment: $100 (for homes under 3000 sq/ft) Rebates up to %50 for improvements specified in your energy assessment report The Greater Cincinnati Energy Alliance provides rebate incentives for

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PLANNING FOR WATER CONSERVATION Greater Vancouver Regional District  

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PLANNING FOR WATER CONSERVATION Greater Vancouver Regional District by Andrew K. Doi B. A may not be produced in whole or in part by photocopy or other means, without permission of the author. #12;ii APPROVAL #12;iii ABSTRACT Instances of water scarcity are recurring with greater frequency

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Clean Cities: Greater Long Island Clean Cities coalition  

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Greater Long Island Clean Cities Coalition Greater Long Island Clean Cities Coalition The Greater Long Island Clean Cities coalition works with vehicle fleets, fuel providers, community leaders, and other stakeholders to reduce petroleum use in transportation. Greater Long Island Clean Cities coalition Contact Information Rita D. Ebert 631-504-5771 rebert@gliccc.org Coalition Website Clean Cities Coordinator Rita D. Ebert Photo of Rita D. Ebert Rita D. Ebert is the key staff member of the Greater Long Island Clean Cities Coalition since 2007, where she is the Program Coordinator. She administers all contractual and reporting duties for approximately $10 million dollars in federal Congestion Mitigation Air Quality (CMAQ) funding and close to $15 million dollars in DOE's Clean Cities American Recovery Reinvestment Act funding. As coordinator of one of the nation's largest

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Two-dimensional flows of foam: drag exerted on circular obstacles and dissipation  

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A Stokes experiment for foams is proposed. It consists in a two-dimensional flow of a foam, confined between a water subphase and a top plate, around a fixed circular obstacle. We present systematic measurements of the drag exerted by the flowing foam on the obstacle, \\emph{versus} various separately controlled parameters: flow rate, bubble volume, solution viscosity, obstacle size and boundary conditions. We separate the drag into two contributions, an elastic one (yield drag) at vanishing flow rate, and a fluid one (viscous coefficient) increasing with flow rate. We quantify the influence of each control parameter on the drag. The results exhibit in particular a power-law dependence of the drag as a function of the solution viscosity and the flow rate with two different exponents. Moreover, we show that the drag decreases with bubble size, increases with obstacle size, and that the effect of boundary conditions is small. Measurements of the streamwise pressure gradient, associated to the dissipation along the flow of foam, are also presented: they show no dependence on the presence of an obstacle, and pressure gradient depends on flow rate, bubble volume and solution viscosity with three independent power laws.

Benjamin Dollet; Florence Elias; Catherine Quilliet; Arnaud Huillier; Miguel Aubouy; Francois Graner

2004-11-22T23:59:59.000Z

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Forward with Osmosis: Emerging Applications for Greater Sustainability  

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Forward with Osmosis: Emerging Applications for Greater Sustainability ... Menachem Elimelech is the Roberto Goizueta Professor of Chemical and Environmental Engineering at Yale University and a World Class University Professor at Korea University in Seoul, Korea. ...

Laura A. Hoover; William A. Phillip; Alberto Tiraferri; Ngai Yin Yip; Menachem Elimelech

2011-10-26T23:59:59.000Z

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Concentration of ozone in surface air over greater Boston  

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Surface ozone concentrations were measured in the Greater Boston area from November, 1964 to December, 1965. Ozone was monitored continuosly using a Mast microcoulombmetric sensor. A chromium trioxide filter was fitted to ...

Widen, Donald Allen

1966-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Disposal of Greater...  

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Friday, February 18, 2011 Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Disposal of Greater-Than-Class C Low-Level Radioactive Waste and GTCC-Like Waste WASHINGTON The...

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Greater Cincinnati Energy Alliance- Residential Loan Program (Kentucky)  

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The Greater Cincinnati Energy Alliance provides loans for single family residencies and owner occupied duplexes in Hamilton county in Ohio and Boone, Kenton, and Campbell counties in Kentucky. To...

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La fraude scientifique au CNRS Le CNRS, comme tous les tablissements de recherche, est confront la question de la  

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La fraude scientifique au CNRS Le CNRS, comme tous les établissements de recherche, est confronté à la question de la fraude scientifique. Qu'est-ce que la fraude ? trucage, manipulation des données cas individuels)? Il faut distinguer deux situations : - Le cas de fraude peut être découvert par l

van Tiggelen, Bart

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CLARIMONT S., VLES V. (2009). "Pyrenean tourism confronted with sustainable development: partial and hesitant integration", Journal of Alpine research, "Moutain  

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Article CLARIMONT S., VLES V. (2009). "Pyrenean tourism confronted with sustainable development: partial and hesitant integration", Journal of Alpine research, "Moutain tourism and sustainability", [On tourisme pyrénéen face au développement durable : une intégration partielle et hésitante Sylvie Clarimont

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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Confronting Workplace Exposure to Chemicals with LCA:? Examples of Trichloroethylene and Perchloroethylene in Metal Degreasing and Dry Cleaning  

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Confronting Workplace Exposure to Chemicals with LCA:? Examples of Trichloroethylene and Perchloroethylene in Metal Degreasing and Dry Cleaning ... Life-Cycle Assessment (LCA) aims to assess all environmental impacts “from cradle to grave”. ... We therefore conclude that occupational health effects need to be considered in LCA to prevent overlooking key environmental-health impacts in LCA. ...

Stefanie Hellweg; Evangelia Demou; Martin Scheringer; Thomas E. McKone; Konrad Hungerbühler

2005-08-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Confronting Water and Food Dilemmas A conference for mee ng the challenges for global water and food security.  

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Confronting Water and Food Dilemmas A conference for mee ng the challenges for global water University professors, researchers, and graduate students working in the fields of water and food in the area of Water and Food. The conference features a keynote presenta- on by Tony Allan, head

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Confronting the challenge of hybrid modeling: Using discrete choice models to inform the behavioural parameters of a hybrid model  

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in Industry Sustainability in Industry: Increasing Energy Efficiency, Reducing Emissions Rye Brook, New York of the energy economy hybrid model to produce an integrated model that is both behaviourally realisticConfronting the challenge of hybrid modeling: Using discrete choice models to inform

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Thirteen States Receive Energy Department Awards to Drive Greater Energy  

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States Receive Energy Department Awards to Drive Greater States Receive Energy Department Awards to Drive Greater Energy Efficiency, Save Money Thirteen States Receive Energy Department Awards to Drive Greater Energy Efficiency, Save Money November 26, 2013 - 2:44pm Addthis News Media Contact (202) 586-4940 WASHINGTON - Building on the Obama Administration's efforts to double energy productivity by 2030 and help communities save on energy bills, the Energy Department today awarded nearly $4 million to 13 states to increase statewide energy savings and boost the energy efficiency of public institutions, local governments and industrial sectors. The Department's State Energy Program has a long history in assisting states in saving energy and deploying new clean energy technologies. "Smart, cost-effective investments in energy efficiency are helping

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Training Reciprocity Achieves Greater Consistency, Saves Time and Money for  

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Training Reciprocity Achieves Greater Consistency, Saves Time and Training Reciprocity Achieves Greater Consistency, Saves Time and Money for Idaho, Other DOE Sites Training Reciprocity Achieves Greater Consistency, Saves Time and Money for Idaho, Other DOE Sites November 26, 2013 - 12:00pm Addthis IDAHO FALLS, Idaho - Contracting companies supporting EM's cleanup program at the Idaho site volunteered to be among the first to use a new DOE training reciprocity program designed to bring more consistency to health and safety training across the complex, reduce redundancy and realize savings and other efficiencies. The DOE Office of Health, Safety and Security (HSS) program is meant to eliminate the need for Department employees and contractors to take redundant training when they move among multiple sites in the complex.

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Study: Environmental Benefits of LEDs Greater Than CFLs | Department of  

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Study: Environmental Benefits of LEDs Greater Than CFLs Study: Environmental Benefits of LEDs Greater Than CFLs Study: Environmental Benefits of LEDs Greater Than CFLs December 9, 2013 - 4:13pm Addthis A three-part Energy Department-funded study indicates LEDs are more environmentally friendly than compact fluorescent and incandescent lights. | Energy Department graphic A three-part Energy Department-funded study indicates LEDs are more environmentally friendly than compact fluorescent and incandescent lights. | Energy Department graphic Jim Brodrick Lighting Program Manager MORE RESOURCES Find out how LED lighting works Get project planning and analysis tools Subscribe to Solid-State Lighting's email distribution list Increasingly, light emitting diode (LED) screw-based lamps are providing consumers a cost-effective and energy efficient alternative to compact

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DOE Announces $17 Million to Promote Greater Automobile Efficiency |  

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DOE Announces $17 Million to Promote Greater Automobile Efficiency DOE Announces $17 Million to Promote Greater Automobile Efficiency DOE Announces $17 Million to Promote Greater Automobile Efficiency January 23, 2007 - 10:15am Addthis WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Alexander Karsner today announced that DOE intends issue $17 million in solicitations to improve automobile efficiency and reduce the United States's dependence on foreign sources of oil. The funding will be offered as two separate solicitations, one for $14 million to support plug-in hybrid electric vehicle technology and another for $3 million for research to improve E-85 engine efficiency. "President Bush is committed to developing alternative fuels and energy-saving innovations in vehicle technology, not just for concept cars,

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Training Reciprocity Achieves Greater Consistency, Saves Time and Money for  

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Training Reciprocity Achieves Greater Consistency, Saves Time and Training Reciprocity Achieves Greater Consistency, Saves Time and Money for Idaho, Other DOE Sites Training Reciprocity Achieves Greater Consistency, Saves Time and Money for Idaho, Other DOE Sites November 26, 2013 - 12:00pm Addthis IDAHO FALLS, Idaho - Contracting companies supporting EM's cleanup program at the Idaho site volunteered to be among the first to use a new DOE training reciprocity program designed to bring more consistency to health and safety training across the complex, reduce redundancy and realize savings and other efficiencies. The DOE Office of Health, Safety and Security (HSS) program is meant to eliminate the need for Department employees and contractors to take redundant training when they move among multiple sites in the complex.

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Study: Environmental Benefits of LEDs Greater Than CFLs | Department of  

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Study: Environmental Benefits of LEDs Greater Than CFLs Study: Environmental Benefits of LEDs Greater Than CFLs Study: Environmental Benefits of LEDs Greater Than CFLs December 9, 2013 - 4:13pm Addthis A three-part Energy Department-funded study indicates LEDs are more environmentally friendly than compact fluorescent and incandescent lights. | Energy Department graphic A three-part Energy Department-funded study indicates LEDs are more environmentally friendly than compact fluorescent and incandescent lights. | Energy Department graphic Jim Brodrick Lighting Program Manager MORE RESOURCES Find out how LED lighting works Get project planning and analysis tools Subscribe to Solid-State Lighting's email distribution list Increasingly, light emitting diode (LED) screw-based lamps are providing consumers a cost-effective and energy efficient alternative to compact

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The effects of obstacle geometry on jet mixing in releases of silane  

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Releases of silane into air and the effects of obstacles were modeled with the Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) code, FLUENT. First the CFD code simulated the release of a free turbulent jet of silane into air to assure that the code agreed...

Sposato, Christina F

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Different approximations of shallow fluid flow over an obstacle B. T. Nadiga and L. G. Margolin  

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sets of shallow water equations, representing different levels of approximation are considered the dispersive shallow water DSW solutions and those of the highly simplified, hyperbolic shallow water SW; it is only when the flows are entirely subcritical or entirely supercritical and when the obstacles are very

Nadiga, Balasubramanya T. "Balu"

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Non-Economic Obstacles to Wind Deployment: Issues and Regional Differences (Presentation)  

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This presentation provides an overview of national obstacles to wind deployment, with regional assessments. A special mention of offshore projects and distributed wind projects is provided. Detailed maps examine baseline capacity, military and flight radar, golden and bald eagle habitat, bat habitat, whooping crane habitat, and public lands. Regional deployment challenges are also discussed.

Baring-Gould, I.

2014-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Department of Mechanical Engineering Fall 2012 Unmanned Underwater Vehicle Test Tank and Obstacle Course  

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PENNSTATE Department of Mechanical Engineering Fall 2012 Unmanned Underwater Vehicle Test Tank and Obstacle Course Overview The purpose of this project is to design and build a test tank to showcase multiple UUVs in a competition. The tank will be vital in demonstrating the abilities of the UUVs

Demirel, Melik C.

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Visibility-Based Strategies for Tracking and Searching Unpredictable Coherent Targets Among Known Obstacles  

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Visibility-Based Strategies for Tracking and Searching Unpredictable Coherent Targets Among Known Obstacles Christopher Vo Jyh-Ming Lien MASC group, Dept. of Computer Science, George Mason University http that incorporate informed search to regain visibility of targets when they escape the camera's view, with promising

Lien, Jyh-Ming

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THE DE GIORGI MEASURE AND AN OBSTACLE PROBLEM RELATED TO MINIMAL SURFACES IN  

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THE DE GIORGI MEASURE AND AN OBSTACLE PROBLEM RELATED TO MINIMAL SURFACES IN METRIC SPACES JUHA of a set with minimal perime- ter that separates two disjoint sets in a metric measure space equipped with a doubling measure and supporting a Poincar´e in- equality. A measure constructed by De Giorgi is used

Kinnunen, Juha

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Study of the Effects of Obstacles in Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Vapor Dispersion using CFD Modeling  

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by enhanced mixing. Through parametric analysis it is demonstrated that height, width and shape of the obstacles play an important role in the vapor concentration reduction. The findings of this research may be applied in the design stage of an LNG terminal...

Ruiz Vasquez, Roberto

2012-10-19T23:59:59.000Z

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Two-dimensional flow of foam around an obstacle: force measurements  

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A Stokes experiment for foams is proposed. It consists in a two-dimensional flow of a foam, confined between a water subphase and a top plate, around a fixed circular obstacle. We present systematic measurements of the drag exerted by the flowing foam on the obstacle, \\emph{versus} various separately controlled parameters: flow rate, bubble volume, bulk viscosity, obstacle size, shape and boundary conditions. We separate the drag into two contributions, an elastic one (yield drag) at vanishing flow rate, and a fluid one (viscous coefficient) increasing with flow rate. We quantify the influence of each control parameter on the drag. The results exhibit in particular a power-law dependence of the drag as a function of the bulk viscosity and the flow rate with two different exponents. Moreover, we show that the drag decreases with bubble size, and increases proportionally to the obstacle size. We quantify the effect of shape through a dimensioned drag coefficient, and we show that the effect of boundary conditions is small.

Benjamin Dollet; Florence Elias; Catherine Quilliet; Christophe Raufaste; Miguel Aubouy; Francois Graner

2004-10-13T23:59:59.000Z

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Reconstructing a thin absorbing obstacle in a half-space of tissue  

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Fokker­Planck approxima- tion to the radiative transport equation. The obstacle is an absorbing- diative transport equation is an integral­differential equation for the specific intensity in the transport equation accurately. However, it is just for forward-peaked scattering that the Fokker

Kim, Arnold D.

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Turbidity current flow over an obstacle and phases of sediment wave generation  

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We study the flow of particle-laden turbidity currents down a slope and over an obstacle. A high-resolution 2D computer simulation model is used, based on the Navier-Stokes equations. It includes poly-disperse particle grain sizes in the current and substrate. Particular attention is paid to the erosion and deposition of the substrate particles, including application of an active layer model. Multiple flows are modeled from a lock release that can show the development of sediment waves (SW). These are stream-wise waves that are triggered by the increasing slope on the downstream side of the obstacle. The initial obstacle is completely erased by the resuspension after a few flows leading to self consistent and self generated SW that are weakly dependant on the initial obstacle. The growth of these waves is directly related to the turbidity current being self sustaining, that is, the net erosion is more than the net deposition. Four system parameters are found to influence the SW growth: (1) slope, (2) current ...

Strauss, Moshe

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Reciprocal Collision Avoidance for Quadrotor Helicopters using LQR-Obstacles Daman F. Bareiss and Jur van den Berg  

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and Jur van den Berg University of Utah (e-mail: daman.bareiss@utah.edu, berg@cs.utah.edu) Abstract-Obstacles (van den Berg et al. 2012), an exten- sion of Velocity Obstacles (Fiorini and Shiller 1998), which

van den Berg, Jur

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Trajectory and distribution of suspended non-Brownian particles moving past a fixed spherical or cylindrical obstacle  

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We investigate the motion of a suspended non-Brownian sphere past a fixed cylindrical or spherical obstacle in the limit of zero Reynolds number for arbitrary particle-obstacle aspect ratios. We consider both a suspended sphere moving in a quiescent fluid under the action of a uniform force as well as a uniform ambient velocity field driving a freely suspended particle. We determine the distribution of particles around a single obstacle and solve for the individual particle trajectories to comment on the transport of dilute suspensions past an array of fixed obstacles. First, we obtain an expression for the probability density function governing the distribution of a dilute suspension of particles around an isolated obstacle, and we show that it is isotropic. We then present an analytical expression -- derived using both Eulerian and Lagrangian approaches -- for the minimum particle-obstacle separation attained during the motion, as a function of the incoming impact parameter, i.e. the initial offset between the line of motion far from the obstacle and the coordinate axis parallel to the driving field. Further, we derive the asymptotic behaviour for small initial offsets and show that the minimum separation decays exponentially. Finally we use this analytical expression to define an effective hydrodynamic surface roughness based on the net lateral displacement experienced by a suspended sphere moving past an obstacle.

Sumedh R. Risbud; German Drazer

2014-04-05T23:59:59.000Z

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Development of an Integrated Sensor System for Obstacle Detection and Terrain Evaluation for Application to Unmanned Ground  

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Development of an Integrated Sensor System for Obstacle Detection and Terrain Evaluation into a 2D space. The second obstacle detection sensor was a stereo vision system that was manufactured of the vehicle. Monocular cameras and vision processing algorithms were used as the second sensor system

Florida, University of

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Sensor Beams, Obstacles, and Possible Paths Benjamin Tovar 1 , Fred Cohen 2 , and Steven M. LaValle 1  

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Sensor Beams, Obstacles, and Possible Paths Benjamin Tovar 1 , Fred Cohen 2 , and Steven M. La, or animal) travels among obstacles and binary detection beams. The task is to determine the possible agent settings, which may arise from physical sensor beams or virtual beams that are derived from other sensing

LaValle, Steven M.

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Greater Cincinnati Energy Alliance - Residential Rebate Program (Kentucky)  

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Rebate Program Rebate Program (Kentucky) Greater Cincinnati Energy Alliance - Residential Rebate Program (Kentucky) < Back Eligibility Residential Savings Category Heating & Cooling Commercial Heating & Cooling Heating Home Weatherization Commercial Weatherization Cooling Appliances & Electronics Sealing Your Home Design & Remodeling Windows, Doors, & Skylights Ventilation Manufacturing Heat Pumps Commercial Lighting Lighting Water Heating Buying & Making Electricity Program Info State Kentucky Program Type Local Rebate Program Rebate Amount Home energy assessment: $100 (for homes under 3000 sq/ft) Rebates up to 50% for improvements specified in your energy assessment report The Greater Cincinnati Energy Alliance provides rebate incentives for homeowners in Hamilton, Boone, Kenton, and Campbell counties. To qualify

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COAL QUALITY AND GEOCHEMISTRY, GREATER GREEN RIVER BASIN, WYOMING  

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Chapter GQ COAL QUALITY AND GEOCHEMISTRY, GREATER GREEN RIVER BASIN, WYOMING By G.D. Stricker and M coal beds and zones in the Northern RockyMountains and Great Plains region, U.S. Geological Survey of selected Tertiary coal beds and zones in the Northern Rocky Mountains and Great Plains region, U

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Confronting the relaxation mechanism for a large cosmological constant with observations  

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In order to deal with a large cosmological constant a relaxation mechanism based on modified gravity has been proposed recently. By virtue of this mechanism the effect of the vacuum energy density of a given quantum field/string theory (no matter how big is its initial value in the early universe) can be neutralized dynamically, i.e. without fine tuning, and hence a Big Bang-like evolution of the cosmos becomes possible. Remarkably, a large class F^n_m of models of this kind, namely capable of dynamically adjusting the vacuum energy irrespective of its value and size, has been identified. In this paper, we carefully put them to the experimental test. By performing a joint likelihood analysis we confront these models with the most recent observational data on type Ia supernovae (SNIa), the Cosmic Microwave Background (CMB), the Baryonic Acoustic Oscillations (BAO) and the high redshift data on the expansion rate, so as to determine which ones are the most favored by observations. We compare the optimal relaxation models F^n_m found by this method with the standard or concordance LambdaCDM model, and find that some of these models may appear as almost indistinguishable from it. Interestingly enough, this shows that it is possible to construct viable solutions to the tough cosmological fine tuning problem with models that display the same basic phenomenological features as the concordance model.

Spyros Basilakos; Florian Bauer; Joan Sola

2012-01-03T23:59:59.000Z

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A Fresh Look at Greater Confinement Boreholes for Greater-Than-Class C Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal  

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The United States Federal government has responsibility for disposal of low-level radioactive waste (LLW) with concentrations of radionuclides that exceed limits established by the United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) for Class C LLW. Since Greater-Than-Class-C (GTCC) LLW is from activities licensed by NRC or NRC Agreement States, a disposal facility by law must be licensed by NRC. The United States (U.S.) Department of Energy (DOE) has the responsibility to site, design, construct, operate, decommission, and provide long-term care for GTCC LLW disposal facilities. On May 11, 2005, DOE issued an advance notice of intent to begin preparation of an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for GTCC LLW disposal. Since the initiation of the EIS, analysis has focused on compiling the inventory of commercial GTCC LLW and DOE GTCC-like wastes, reviewing disposal technologies, and other preliminary studies. One of the promising disposal technologies being considered is intermediate depth greater confinement boreholes. Greater confinement boreholes have been used effectively to safely dispose of long-lived radioactive waste at the Nevada Test Site (NTS). The DOE took a fresh look at global experiences with the use of greater confinement borehole disposal, including current considerations being given for future applications in the U.S., and concluded that the U.S. is positioned to benefit from international collaboration on borehole disposal technology, and could ultimately become a pilot project, if the technology is selected. (authors)

Tonkay, D.W.; Joyce, J.L. [U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Disposal Operations, Washington, DC (United States); Cochran, J.R. [Sandia National Laboratories1, Albuquerque, NM (United States)

2007-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Clean Cities: Greater Washington Region Clean Cities coalition  

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Washington Region Clean Cities Coalition Washington Region Clean Cities Coalition The Greater Washington Region Clean Cities coalition works with vehicle fleets, fuel providers, community leaders, and other stakeholders to reduce petroleum use in transportation. Greater Washington Region Clean Cities coalition Contact Information Ron Flowers 202-671-1580 ronflowers@gwrccc.org Coalition Website Clean Cities Coordinator Ron Flowers Photo of Ron Flowers Ronald S. "Ron" Flowers, now retired, most recently served as the Director of the Office of Labor-Management Programs (OLMP), under the Executive Office of the Mayor of the District of Columbia (DC) Government. Flowers' senior management experience spans more than 35 years in the public and private sectors, and includes serving as the Fleet Administrator for the DC

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Sustainable Development Strategy for the Greater Mekong Subregion | Open  

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Mekong Subregion Mekong Subregion Jump to: navigation, search Name Sustainable Development Strategy for the Greater Mekong Subregion Agency/Company /Organization AIT-UNEP Regional Resource Centre for Asia and the Pacific Sector Energy, Land Topics Implementation, Policies/deployment programs, Background analysis Resource Type Guide/manual Website http://www.rrcap.unep.org/nsds Country Cambodia, China, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam, Laos UN Region South-Eastern Asia References Sustainable Development Strategy for the Greater Mekong Subregion[1] Overview "This document is expected to provide the strategic direction for the pursuit of sustainable development in the GMS. It is important to note that this document addresses the issues at the sub-regional level, building upon

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Eight Approaches to Enable Greater Energy Efficiency: A Guide for  

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Eight Approaches to Enable Greater Eight Approaches to Enable Greater Energy Efficiency: A Guide for State Government Officials Prepared by The National Council on Electricity Policy November 2009 NATIONAL COUNCIL ON ELECTRICITY POLICY MEMBER ORGANIZATIONS The National Council on Electricity Policy (National Council) is a unique venture between the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC), the National Association of State Energy Officials (NASEO), the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL), National Association of Clean Air Agencies (NACAA) and the National Governors Association Center for Best Practices (NGA). The National Council also includes participation by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), and the U.S. Environment Protection Agency

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Experimental energy and exergy analysis of a double-flow solar air heater having different obstacles on absorber plates  

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This paper presents an experimental energy and exergy analysis for a novel flat plate solar air heater (SAH) with several obstacles and without obstacles. For increasing the available heat-transfer area may be achieved if air is flowing simultaneously and separately over and under the different obstacle absorbing plates, instead of only flowing either over or under the different obstacle absorbing plates, leading to improved collector efficiency. The measured parameters were the inlet and outlet temperatures, the absorbing plate temperatures, the ambient temperature, and the solar radiation. Further, the measurements were performed at different values of mass flow rate of air and different levels of absorbing plates in flow channel duct. After the analysis of the results, the optimal value of efficiency is middle level of absorbing plate in flow channel duct for all operating conditions and the double-flow collector supplied with obstacles appears significantly better than that without obstacles. At the end of this study, the exergy relations are delivered for different SAHs. The results show that the largest irreversibility is occurring at the flat plate (without obstacles) collector in which collector efficiency is smallest.

Hikmet Esen

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Noise and health in the Greater Rotterdam Area  

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In the Greater Rotterdam Area a second study to Noise and Health has been carried out in 2007 and 2008. In 2003 a first study was carried out and that study reported that around 12 percent of the people living in the Greater Rotterdam Area were highly annoyed by noise mainly caused by traffic. The number of people sleep was disturbed and suffered high blood pressure were reported and amounted to 6 percent for sleep disturbance and 3 percent were suffering hypertension. The 2003 study took place within the regularly framework of the Rotterdam Regional Council of Governments Environmental Monitoring program a program that reports yearly the environmental performance indicators in the Greater Rotterdam Area. Beside this yearly report a theme report is published. Last year's theme reports were published about Air Quality and Energy. In 2007 the board of this program decided that in 2008 the theme should be Noise and Health. The 2008 study is not only an update of the 2003 study but is more detailed and more comprehensive as well and based on recent insights in health effects caused by long lasting noise too.

Henk Wolfert

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Confronting the Hubble Diagram of Gamma-Ray Bursts with Cardassian Cosmology  

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We construct the Hubble diagram (HD) of Gamma-Ray Bursts (GRBs) with redshifts reaching up to $z \\sim 6$, by using five luminosity vs. luminosity indicator relations calibrated with the Cardassian cosmology. This model has a major interesting feature: despite of being matter-dominated and flat, it can explain the present accelerate expansion of the universe. This is the first study of this class of models using high redshift GRBs. We have performed a $\\chi$-square statistical analysis of the GRBs calibrated with the Cardassian model, and also combined them with both the current Cosmic Microwave Background and Baryonic Acoustic Oscillation data. Our results show consistency between the current observational data and the model predictions. In particular, the best-fit parameters obtained from the $\\chi^2$-analysis are in agreement with those obtained from the Concordance Cosmology ($\\Lambda$-CDM). We determine the redshift at which the universe would start to follow the Cardassian expansion, i. e., \\zc, and both the redshift at which the universe had started to accelerate, i. e., \\zac, and the age-redshift relation $H_0t_0$. Our results also show that the universe, from the point of view of GRBs, had undergo a transition to acceleration at a redshift $z \\approx 0.2-0.7$, which agrees with the SNIa results. Hence, after confronting the Cardassian scenario with the GRBs HD and proving its consistency with it, we conclude that GRBs should indeed be considered a complementary tool to several other astronomical observations for studies of high accuracy in cosmology.

Herman J. Mosquera Cuesta; Habib Dumet M.; Cristina Furlanetto

2007-08-10T23:59:59.000Z

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First-Generation Risk Profiles Help Predict CO2 Storage Site Obstacles |  

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First-Generation Risk Profiles Help Predict CO2 Storage Site First-Generation Risk Profiles Help Predict CO2 Storage Site Obstacles First-Generation Risk Profiles Help Predict CO2 Storage Site Obstacles September 18, 2012 - 1:00pm Addthis Washington, DC - In support of large-scale carbon capture, utilization and storage (CCUS) projects, a collaboration of five U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) national laboratories has completed first-generation risk profiles that, for the first time, offer a means to predict the probability of complications that could arise from specific carbon dioxide (CO2) storage sites. With their detailed methodology for quantifying risk potential at underground carbon storage sites, the profiles will help support safe, large-scale CCUS projects, an important option in the effort to reduce human-generated CO2 emissions linked by many experts to global climate

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Wave blocking and partial transmission in subcritical flows over an obstacle  

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We study and measure the transmission coefficient of counter-propagating shallow-water waves produced by a wave generator and scattered by an obstacle. To precisely compare theoretical predictions and experimental data, we consider $\\sim 25$ frequencies for 5 subcritical background flows, where the maximum value of the Froude number ranges from $0.5$ to $0.75$. For each flow, the transmission coefficient displays a sharp transition separating total transmission from wave-blocking. Both the width and the central frequency of the transition are in good agreement with their theoretical values. The shape of the obstacle is identical to that used by the Vancouver team in the recent experiment aiming at detecting the analogue of stimulated Hawking radiation. Our results are compatible with the observations that have been reported. They complete them by establishing that the contribution of the transmission coefficient cannot be neglected for the lower half of the probed frequency range.

Léo-Paul Euvé; Florent Michel; Renaud Parentani; Germain Rousseaux

2015-02-06T23:59:59.000Z

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Wave blocking and partial transmission in subcritical flows over an obstacle  

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We study and measure the transmission coefficient of counter-propagating shallow-water waves produced by a wave generator and scattered by an obstacle. To precisely compare theoretical predictions and experimental data, we consider $\\sim 25$ frequencies for 5 subcritical background flows, where the maximum value of the Froude number ranges from $0.5$ to $0.75$. For each flow, the transmission coefficient displays a sharp transition separating total transmission from wave-blocking. Both the width and the central frequency of the transition are in good agreement with their theoretical values. The shape of the obstacle is identical to that used by the Vancouver team in the recent experiment aiming at detecting the analogue of stimulated Hawking radiation. Our results are compatible with the observations that have been reported. They complete them by establishing that the contribution of the transmission coefficient cannot be neglected for the lower half of the probed frequency range.

Euvé, Léo-Paul; Parentani, Renaud; Rousseaux, Germain

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Properties of random component of longitudinal road profile influenced by local obstacles  

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This paper describes the statistical properties of the pure random component of longitudinal road profile. The individual obstacles were removed from the road profile by median filtering approach. A total of 25,830 test sections records from the long-term pavement performance (LTPP) programme were analysed. The differences between asphalt concrete (AC) and cement concrete (CC) wearing courses were outlined. The comparison was shown on statistics (mean, median, standard deviation values) and probability density functions (PDFs) of contemporary used road indices (international roughness index (IRI), road elevation variance, power spectrum density (PSD) parameters in one-, two- and three-wavelength bands, etc.). The simulation study revealed the marked influence of obstacles on the road indices. The spectral properties of the pure random part were quantified.

Peter Mucka; Oldrich Kropac

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Wave blocking and partial transmission in subcritical flows over an obstacle  

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We study and measure the transmission coefficient of counter-propagating shallow-water waves produced by a wave generator and scattered by an obstacle. To precisely compare theoretical predictions and experimental data, we consider $\\sim 25$ frequencies for 5 subcritical background flows, where the maximum value of the Froude number ranges from $0.5$ to $0.75$. For each flow, the transmission coefficient displays a sharp transition separating total transmission from wave-blocking. Both the width and the central frequency of the transition are in good agreement with their theoretical values. The shape of the obstacle is identical to that used by the Vancouver team in the recent experiment aiming at detecting the analogue of stimulated Hawking radiation. Our results are compatible with the observations that have been reported. They complete them by establishing that the contribution of the transmission coefficient cannot be neglected for the lower half of the probed frequency range.

Léo-Paul Euvé; Florent Michel; Renaud Parentani; Germain Rousseaux

2014-09-12T23:59:59.000Z

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Viscosity Solutions of Systems of PDEs with Interconnected Obstacles and Switching Problem  

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This paper deals with existence and uniqueness of a solution in viscosity sense, for a system of m variational partial differential inequalities with inter-connected obstacles. A particular case is the Hamilton-Jacobi-Bellmann system of the Markovian stochastic optimal m-states switching problem. The switching cost functions depend on (t,x). The main tool is the notion of systems of reflected backward stochastic differential equations with oblique reflection.

Hamadene, S., E-mail: hamadene@univ-lemans.fr; Morlais, M. A., E-mail: Marie_Amelie.Morlais@univ-lemans.fr [Universite du Maine, LMM (France)

2013-04-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Greater Burgan of Kuwait: world's second largest oil field  

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Greater Burgan (Main burgan, Magwa, and Ahmadi) field is located in the Arabian Platform geologic province and the stable shelf tectonic environment of the Mesopotamian geosyncline, a sedimentary basin extending from the Arabian shield on the west to the complexly folded and faulted Zagros Mountains on the east. The structural development in Cretaceous time represents a major anticlinorium bounded by a basin to the west and a synclinorium to the east. Greater Burgan is located within this anticlinorium. The field consists of three dome structures 25 km wide and 65 km long with gentle dips of only few degrees. Faults have little throw and did not contribute to the trapping mechanism. The structural deformation may have been caused by halokinetic movements and most likely by basement block faulting that may have started in the Paleozoic. Greater Burgan was discovered in 1938. All production during the last 40 years has been by its natural pressure. Although natural gas injection has been carried out for some time, no waterflooding has been initiated yet. Recoverable reserves of the field are 87 billion bbl of oil. During the last 5 years giant reserves have been added in this field from the deeper strata of Jurassic age. Several deep wells have been drilled to the Permian for the purpose of discovering gas. So far, no Permian gas has been found in Kuwait. The Permian is 25,000 ft deep, and it is unlikely gas will be found there in the future. However, the potential of the Jurassic reservoirs will be a major target in the future. Also, there is a great possibility of discovering oil in stratigraphic traps, as several producing strata in the nearby fields pinch out on the flanks of this giant structure. Enhanced oil recovery should add significant reserves in the future.

Youash, Y.Y.

1989-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Reciprocal Collision Avoidance with Acceleration-Velocity Obstacles Jur van den Berg Jamie Snape Stephen J. Guy Dinesh Manocha  

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Reciprocal Collision Avoidance with Acceleration-Velocity Obstacles Jur van den Berg Jamie Snape at Chapel Hill, USA. E-mail: {berg, snape, sjguy, dm}@cs.unc.edu. Website with videos: http

van den Berg, Jur

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Texas-Louisiana- Mississippi Salt Basin Greater Green River Basin  

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Texas-Louisiana- Texas-Louisiana- Mississippi Salt Basin Greater Green River Basin W. Gulf Coast Basin Appalachian Basin Wind River Basin Eastern Shelf NW Shelf Abo Sussex-Shannon Muddy J Mesaverde- Lance-Lewis Medina/Clinton-Tuscarora Bradford-Venango-Elk Berea-Murrysville Piceance Basin Bossier Williston Basin Ft Worth Basin Davis Bighorn Basin Judith River- Eagle Permian Basin Anadarko Basin Denver Basin San Juan Basin North-Central Montana Area Uinta Basin Austin Chalk Codell-Niobrara Penn-Perm Carbonate Niobrara Chalk Dakota Morrow Mesaverde Thirty- One Cleveland Ozona Canyon Wasatch- Mesaverde Red Fork Mesaverde Granite Wash Stuart City-Edwards Bowdoin- Greenhorn Travis Peak Olmos Cotton Valley Vicksburg Wilcox Lobo Pictured Cliffs Cretaceous Cretaceous-Lower Tertiary Mancos- Dakota Gilmer Lime Major Tight Gas Plays, Lower 48 States

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DOE Solar Decathlon: Pittsburgh Synergy: Working for the Greater Good  

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Pittsburgh Synergy's solar house in its permanent location on Carnegie Mellon's campus. Pittsburgh Synergy's solar house in its permanent location on Carnegie Mellon's campus. Enlarge image The Pittsburgh Synergy solar house is located near Margaret Morrison Carnegie Hall on Carnegie Mellon's campus. (Courtesy of Stephen Lee/Carnegie Mellon University) Who: Pittsburgh Synergy What: Solar house Where: Remaking Cities Institute 5045 Margaret Morrison St. Pittsburgh, PA 15213 Map This House Public tours: Not available Solar Decathlon 2005 Pittsburgh Synergy: Working for the Greater Good Carnegie Mellon partnered with the University of Pittsburgh and The Art Institute of Pittsburgh for the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2005. After the competition, the house was rebuilt on Carnegie Mellon's campus for use as office space. It was also grid-tied to feed excess

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Greater Ohio Ethanol LLC GO Ethanol | Open Energy Information  

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Ohio Ethanol LLC GO Ethanol Ohio Ethanol LLC GO Ethanol Jump to: navigation, search Name Greater Ohio Ethanol, LLC (GO Ethanol) Place Lima, Ohio Zip OH 45804 Product GO Ethanol is a pure play ethanol producer located in Ohio. Coordinates -12.0436°, -77.021217° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":-12.0436,"lon":-77.021217,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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KCP&L Greater Missouri Operations | Open Energy Information  

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Operations Operations Jump to: navigation, search Name KCP&L Greater Missouri Operations Place Missouri Utility Id 12698 Utility Location Yes Ownership I NERC Location SPP, WECC NERC SPP Yes RTO SPP Yes Operates Generating Plant Yes Activity Generation Yes Activity Transmission Yes Activity Buying Transmission Yes Activity Distribution Yes Activity Wholesale Marketing Yes Alt Fuel Vehicle Yes Alt Fuel Vehicle2 Yes References EIA Form EIA-861 Final Data File for 2010 - File1_a[1] Energy Information Administration Form 826[2] LinkedIn Connections CrunchBase Profile No CrunchBase profile. Create one now! This article is a stub. You can help OpenEI by expanding it. Utility Rate Schedules Grid-background.png Large General Service-Secondary Commercial Large Power Service-Secondary Commercial

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Viscosity solutions of systems of PDEs with interconnected obstacles and Multi modes switching problems  

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This paper deals with existence and uniqueness, in viscosity sense, of a solution for a system of m variational partial differential inequalities with inter-connected obstacles. A particular case of this system is the deterministic version of the Verification Theorem of the Markovian optimal m-states switching problem. The switching cost functions are arbitrary. This problem is connected with the valuation of a power plant in the energy market. The main tool is the notion of systems of reflected BSDEs with oblique reflection.

Hamadène, Said

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Geometric capture and escape of a microswimmer colliding with an obstacle  

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Motivated by recent experiments, we consider the hydrodynamic capture of a microswimmer near a stationary spherical obstacle. Simulations of model equations show that a swimmer approaching a small spherical colloid is simply scattered. In contrast, when the colloid is larger than a critical size it acts as a passive trap: the swimmer is hydrodynamically captured along closed trajectories and endlessly orbits around the colloidal sphere. In order to gain physical insight into this hydrodynamic scattering problem, we address it analytically. We provide expressions for the critical trapping radius, the depth of the "basin of attraction," and the scattering angle, which show excellent agreement with our numerical findings. We also demonstrate and rationalize the strong impact of swimming-flow symmetries on the trapping efficiency. Finally, we give the swimmer an opportunity to escape the colloidal traps by considering the effects of Brownian, or active, diffusion. We show that in some cases the trapping time is g...

Spagnolie, Saverio E; Bartolo, Denis; Lauga, Eric

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A perturbative technique to compute scattering of interface waves from pointlike obstacles  

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A technique is presented to compute a scattering amplitude for waves from a pointlike inhomogeneity in an elastic medium with boundary into interface as well as bulk modes. The particular system considered is a half?space of fluid overlying a half?space of a liner elastic solid with the obstacle placed in the solid very near the boundary. The object of the calculation is to construct a perturbation theory in layered media in which the scattered wave respects the boundary conditions at each perturbative order. This can then be used to estimate and qualitatively analyze the significant features of such scattering and to produce a well?defined yet simple algorithm for approximating exact solutions. [Work supported by the U.S. Navy Office of Naval Research.

Eric Smith

1995-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy and exergy analysis of a new flat-plate solar air heater having different obstacles on absorber plates  

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This study experimentally investigates performance analysis of a new flat-plate solar air heater (SAH) with several obstacles (Type I, Type II, Type III) and without obstacles (Type IV). Experiments were performed for two air mass flow rates of 0.0074 and 0.0052 kg/s. The first and second laws of efficiencies were determined for \\{SAHs\\} and comparisons were made among them. The values of first law efficiency varied between 20% and 82%. The values of second law efficiency changed from 8.32% to 44.00%. The highest efficiency were determined for the SAH with Type II absorbent plate in flow channel duct for all operating conditions, whereas the lowest values were obtained for the SAH without obstacles (Type IV). The results showed that the efficiency of the solar air collectors depends significantly on the solar radiation, surface geometry of the collectors and extension of the air flow line. The largest irreversibility was occurring at the SAH without obstacles (Type IV) collector in which collector efficiency is smallest. At the end of this study, the energy and exergy relationships are delivered for different SAHs.

Ebru Kavak Akpinar; Fatih Koçyi?it

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Strained-Si-on-Insulator (SSOI) and SiGe-on-Insulator (SGOI): Fabrication Obstacles and Solutions  

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Strained-Si-on-Insulator (SSOI) and SiGe-on-Insulator (SGOI): Fabrication Obstacles and Solutions-Si and SiGe-on-insulator were fabricated, combining both the benefits of high-mobility strained-Si and SOI) to oxidized handle wafers. Layer transfer onto insulating handle wafers can be accomplished using grind

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Obstacle Avoidance and Safeguarding for a Lunar Rover Reid Simmons, Lars Henriksen, Lonnie Chrisman and Greg Whelan  

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Obstacle Avoidance and Safeguarding for a Lunar Rover Reid Simmons, Lars Henriksen, Lonnie Chrisman 15213 Abstract We are developing techniques for safeguarding the remote operation of lunar rovers and dependably. The idea, which we call "safeguarded teleoperation," [9] is to let the humans guide the rover

Simmons, Reid

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A new laser-based system for obstacle detection including step, hole and slope for Personal Mobility Vehicles  

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A new laser-based system for obstacle detection including step, hole and slope for Personal, and with standard chair wheels difficult. In this paper, we present a step and curb detection system based on laser sensors. This system is dedicated to vehicles able to cross over steps, for transportation systems

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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Obstacle detection and mapping in low-cost, low-power multi-robot systems using an Inverted  

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Obstacle detection and mapping in low-cost, low-power multi-robot systems using an Inverted with constrained memory capacity and processing power, and is called the Inverted Particle Filter. This method has circuits. An important benefit of this is reduced power consumption opening for new battery-powered

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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The Russian oil industry between public and private governance: obstacles to international oil companies' investment strategies1  

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The Russian oil industry between public and private governance: obstacles to international oil, July 2004 Submitted to Energy Policy The low level of involvement by international oil companies by international oil companies in that country. Meanwhile, Russia has become a principal actor on the international

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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Obstacles and Call to Action as a result of the Sept. 22nd and 23rd Biofuels Sustainability portion of the conference.  

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Group 1 Obstacles and Call to Action as a result of the Sept. 22nd and 23rd Biofuels Sustainability. 22nd and 23rd Biofuels Sustainability portion of the confer- ence. #12;Group 3 Obstacles and Call to Action as a result of the Sept. 22nd and 23rd Biofuels Sustainability portion of the conference

Kyte, Michael

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Greater-than-Class C Low-Level Radioactive Waste (GTCC LLW) ...  

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Greater-than-Class C Low-Level Radioactive Waste (GTCC LLW) Greater-than-Class C Low-Level Radioactive Waste (GTCC LLW) A transuranic (TRU) waste shipment makes its way to the...

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Review of renewable energy industry in Beijing: Development status, obstacles and proposals  

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Abstract Beijing is the capital of China, serving as the center of China’s politics, culture and education. The exploitation and utilization of renewable energy has become an important developmental carrier for Beijing, which is also a key channel for optimizing energy consumption structure, building a high-efficiency and low-carbon energy system, relieving the environmental pressure and ensuring the energy secure of Beijing. In this paper, Beijing’s renewable energy industry was analyzed. First, Beijing’s renewable energy resources, which include biomass energy, solar energy, geothermal energy, wind energy and hydro energy, were introduced from two aspects of energy resource distribution and energy resource utilization. Second, the development status of Beijing’s renewable energy industry (including biomass, solar and wind energy industry) was expounded. Then, the obstacles of Beijing’s renewable energy industry were analyzed. Finally, some proposals for the healthy development of Beijing’s renewable energy industry were put forward, which will contribute to build a clean, safe, efficient and low-carbon energy system for Beijing.

Hongze Li; Sen Guo; Liuyang Cui; Jiaojiao Yan; Jiaojiao Liu; Bao Wang

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Legal obstacles and incentives to the development of small scale hydroelectric power in New York  

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The legal and institutional obstacles to the development of small-scale hydroelectric energy at the state level are discussed. The Federal government also exercises extensive regulatory authority in the area, and the dual regulatory system from the standpoint of the appropriate legal doctrine, the law of pre-emption, application of the law to the case of hydroelectric development, and an inquiry into the practical use of the doctrine by the FERC is examined. The first step the small scale hydroelectric developer must take is that of acquiring title to the real property comprising the development site. The real estate parcel must include the requisite interest in the land adjacent to the watercourse, access to the underlying streambed and where needed, the land necessary for an upstream impoundment area. Land acquisition may be effectuated by purchase, lease, or grant by the state. In addition to these methods, New York permits the use of the eminent domain power of the state for public utilities under certain circumstances.

None,

1980-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Near zero energy islands in the Mediterranean: Supporting policies and local obstacles  

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Abstract Based on a recent technical–economical analysis on the island of Pantelleria, a policy feasibility study for a complete upgrading of the energy system of this Mediterranean Island is carried out. Pantelleria, situated between Sicily and Africa, owns a large potential in terms of renewable energy resources, although there are some obstacles in turning it into a Near Zero Energy system. Starting from a deep energy system audit, the study proposes the project for a near zero energy island, through the efficient transformation of the different existing natural energy resources into electrical energy and heat: the solar, the wind-based and the geothermal systems. In this way, the island can be turned into an almost autonomous system. The main difficulties connected to the implementation of the project can be identified in the national energy policies as well as in the specific local situation, characterized by a strong private monopole on generation and distribution of electrical energy which has no incentive for supporting the costs connected to the energy requalification of the island. On the other hand, the local administrations, involved in the project through bottom-up European policies, do not have the cultural and economic tools to go on with the implementation.

Eleonora Riva Sanseverino; Raffaella Riva Sanseverino; Salvatore Favuzza; Valentina Vaccaro

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Legal obstacles and incentives to the development of small scale hydroelectric power in Maryland  

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The legal and institutional obstacles to the development of small-scale hydroelectric energy at the state level in Maryland are described. The Federal government also exercises extensive regulatory authority in the area. The dual regulatory system is examined with the aim of creating a more orderly understanding of the vagaries of the system, focusing on the appropriate legal doctrine, the law of pre-emption, application of the law to the case of hydroelectric development, and an inquiry into the practical use of the doctrine by the FERC. In Maryland, by common law rule, title to all navigable waters and to the soil below the high-water mark of those waters is vested in the state as successor to the Lord Proprietary who had received it by grant from the Crown. Rights to non-navigable water, public trust doctrine, and eminent domain are also discussed. Direct and indirect regulations, continuing obligations, loan programs, and regional organizations are described in additional sections.

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The Practical Obstacles of Data Transfer: Why researchers still love scp  

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The importance of computing facilities is heralded every six months with the announcement of the new Top500 list, showcasing the world s fastest supercomputers. Unfortu- nately, with great computing capability does not come great long-term data storage capacity, which often means users must move their data to their local site archive, to remote sites where they may be doing future computation or anal- ysis, or back to their home institution, else face the dreaded data purge that most HPC centers employ to keep utiliza- tion of large parallel filesystems low to manage performance and capacity. At HPC centers, data transfer is crucial to the scientific workflow and will increase in importance as computing systems grow in size. The Energy Sciences Net- work (ESnet) recently launched its fifth generation network, a 100 Gbps high-performance, unclassified national network connecting more than 40 DOE research sites to support scientific research and collaboration. Despite the tenfold increase in bandwidth to DOE research sites amenable to multiple data transfer streams and high throughput, in prac- tice, researchers often under-utilize the network and resort to painfully-slow single stream transfer methods such as scp to avoid the complexity of using multiple stream tools such as GridFTP and bbcp, and contend with frustration from the lack of consistency of available tools between sites. In this study we survey and assess the data transfer methods pro- vided at several DOE supported computing facilities, includ- ing both leadership-computing facilities, connected through ESnet. We present observed transfer rates, suggested opti- mizations, and discuss the obstacles the tools must overcome to receive wide-spread adoption over scp.

Nam, Hai Ah [ORNL; Hill, Jason J [ORNL; Parete-Koon, Suzanne T [ORNL

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State of Indiana/Greater IN Clean Cities Alternative Fuels Implementat...  

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

More Documents & Publications State of IndianaGreater IN Clean Cities Alternative Fuels Implementation Plan State of IndianaGICC Alternative Fuels Implementation...

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Spatial data analysis of regional development in Greater Beijing, China, in a GIS environment*  

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Spatial data analysis of regional development in Greater Beijing, China, in a GIS environment: Regional development, GIS, exploratory spatial data analysis, spatial regression, Greater Beijing 1@geog.utah.edu) Received: 2 May 2005 / Accepted: 20 October 2006 Abstract. This study investigates spatial dependence

Wei, Yehua Dennis

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EIS-0375: Disposal of Greater-than-Class-C Low-Level Radioactive Waste and  

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

5: Disposal of Greater-than-Class-C Low-Level Radioactive 5: Disposal of Greater-than-Class-C Low-Level Radioactive Waste and Department of Energy GTCC-like Waste EIS-0375: Disposal of Greater-than-Class-C Low-Level Radioactive Waste and Department of Energy GTCC-like Waste EIS-0375: Disposal of Greater-than-Class-C Low-Level Radioactive Waste and Department of Energy GTCC-like Waste Summary This EIS evaluates the reasonably foreseeable environmental impacts associated with the proposed development, operation, and long-term management of a disposal facility or facilities for Greater-Than-Class C (GTCC) low-level radioactive waste and GTCC-like waste. The Environmental Protection Agency is a cooperating agency in the preparation of this EIS. The EIS evaluates potential impacts from the construction and operation of

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Resource dispersion and consumer dominance: scavenging at wolf- and hunter-killed carcasses in Greater Yellowstone, USA  

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in Greater Yellowstone, USA Abstract The Greater Yellowstoneof California, Berkeley, CA, USA Yellowstone Center forYellowstone National Park, WY, USA Yellowstone Ecological

Wilmers, C C; Stahler, D R; Crabtree, R L; Smith, D W; Getz, Wayne M

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Low-Carbon Energy Roadmaps for the Greater Antilles | Open Energy  

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Roadmaps for the Greater Antilles Roadmaps for the Greater Antilles Jump to: navigation, search Name Low-Carbon Energy Roadmaps for the Greater Antilles Agency/Company /Organization World Watch Institute Partner Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, National Energy Commission Sector Climate, Energy Focus Area Economic Development, Greenhouse Gas Topics Adaptation, Co-benefits assessment, - Environmental and Biodiversity, - Macroeconomic, Finance, Low emission development planning, -LEDS, -Roadmap Website http://www.worldwatch.org/ener Program Start 2010 Program End 2013 Country Dominican Republic, Haiti, Jamaica Caribbean, Caribbean, Caribbean References Low-Carbon Energy Roadmaps for the Greater Antilles[1] Overview "Launched in spring 2010, Worldwatch's Caribbean project is partnering

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Dominican Republic-Low-Carbon Energy Roadmaps for the Greater Antilles |  

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Dominican Republic-Low-Carbon Energy Roadmaps for the Greater Antilles Dominican Republic-Low-Carbon Energy Roadmaps for the Greater Antilles Jump to: navigation, search Name Dominican- Republic-Low-Carbon Energy Roadmaps for the Greater Antilles Agency/Company /Organization World Watch Institute Partner Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, National Energy Commission Sector Climate, Energy Focus Area Economic Development, Greenhouse Gas Topics Adaptation, Co-benefits assessment, - Environmental and Biodiversity, - Macroeconomic, Finance, Low emission development planning, -LEDS, -Roadmap Website http://www.worldwatch.org/ener Program Start 2010 Program End 2013 Country Dominican Republic Caribbean References Low-Carbon Energy Roadmaps for the Greater Antilles[1] Overview "Launched in spring 2010, Worldwatch's Caribbean project is partnering

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DOE to Weigh Alternatives for Greater Than Class C Low-Level Waste Disposal  

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to Weigh Alternatives for Greater Than Class C Low-Level Waste to Weigh Alternatives for Greater Than Class C Low-Level Waste Disposal DOE to Weigh Alternatives for Greater Than Class C Low-Level Waste Disposal July 20, 2007 - 2:55pm Addthis WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced that it will evaluate disposal options for Greater Than Class C (GTCC) low-level radioactive waste (LLW) generated from the decommissioning of nuclear power plants, medical activities and nuclear research. DOE delivered to the Federal Register this week a Notice of Intent (NOI) to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS), which will evaluate how and where to safely dispose of GTCC LLW that is currently stored at commercial nuclear power plants and other generator sites across the country. The Energy Policy Act of 2005 requires DOE to report to Congress on its evaluation of

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Eight Approaches to Enable Greater Energy Efficiency: A Guide for State  

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Eight Approaches to Enable Greater Energy Efficiency: A Guide for Eight Approaches to Enable Greater Energy Efficiency: A Guide for State Government Officials. November 2009 Eight Approaches to Enable Greater Energy Efficiency: A Guide for State Government Officials. November 2009 The National Council on Electricity Policy (National Council) is a unique venture between the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC), the National Association of State Energy Officials (NASEO), the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL), National Association of Clean Air Agencies (NACAA) and the National Governors Association Center for Best Practices (NGA). Eight Approaches to Enable Greater Energy Efficiency: A Guide for State Government Officials. November 2009 More Documents & Publications Statement of Patricia Hoffman, Acting Assistant Director for Electricity

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Seeking Greater Influence in the World of Low-Energy Buildings | Department  

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

Seeking Greater Influence in the World of Low-Energy Buildings Seeking Greater Influence in the World of Low-Energy Buildings Seeking Greater Influence in the World of Low-Energy Buildings July 23, 2010 - 4:03pm Addthis Cindy Regnier, low-energy building designer Cindy Regnier, low-energy building designer Andy Oare Andy Oare Former New Media Strategist, Office of Public Affairs After 13 years of working in the private sector as a designer of low-energy buildings, Cindy Regnier felt that she wanted to have a bigger impact. Making a single school or data center or housing complex more energy efficient was satisfying, but Regnier wanted to influence things on an even greater scale. When the Department of Energy started announcing last year ambitious Recovery Act-funded programs to promote energy efficiency in the building

142

A New Class of RC4 Colliding Key Pairs with Greater Hamming Distance  

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In this paper, we discovered a new class of colliding key pairs of RC4, namely ... discovery of RC4 colliding keys with hamming distance greater than one, that is, the colliding ... the probability of the existen...

Jiageng Chen; Atsuko Miyaji

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Rationalizing urban land utilization : guidelines for housing developments in greater Khartoum, Sudan  

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The housing crisis in Greater Khartoum manifests itself in a very high demand for housing and a deficient supply mechanism. This unsatisfied demand is reflected in high rents and land prices, high occupancy rates, and ...

Hamid, Gamal Mahmoud

1986-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Landscape-scale patterns of forest pest and pathogen damage in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem  

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Landscape-scale patterns of forest pest and pathogen damage in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem in the landscape. © 2009 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved. 1. Introduction Pathogen and pest outbreaks play

Moorcroft, Paul R.

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Nesting Range, Spatial Use, Habitat Selection and Sex Identification of the Greater Raodrunner (Geococcyx californianus)  

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I conducted this study to better understand the greater roadrunner’s (Geococcyx californianus) spatial use, nest site selection, and sexual morphometrics. Data were first collected from a roadrunner population in Fisher County, Texas. I trapped...

Montalvo, Andrea

2012-11-27T23:59:59.000Z

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Study of a solar air flat plate collector: use of obstacles and application for the drying of grape  

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In the solar air flat plate collector, the insufficiency of the thermal exchange between the fluid and the absorber obliges the user to enhance their optimization. This low thermal exchange does not allow these systems to obtain their best performance or the best thermal efficiency. In our experimental study, which consists of a solar energy simulation, we have sought to improve the efficiency–temperature rise couple of the flat plate solar collector by considering several types of obstacles disposed in rows in the dynamic air vein of the flat collector. Thus, we have proceeded to the application of the best two systems (WDL1) and (TL) for drying an agricultural product grape. By comparing with the collector without obstacles (WO), the thermal transfers and, consequently, the output temperature (TOC) and the collector efficiency (?) are clearly improved. The drying times obtained with the proposed systems are very interesting. The heat quantities obtained in the case of WDL1 are very important compared with the collector WO. However, the entry to the drying cupboard of this high temperature (TOC) in the vicinity of the solar midday must be limited to the maximal value demanded by the considered product.

A Abene; V Dubois; M Le Ray; A Ouagued

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Greater-than-Class C Low-Level Radioactive Waste (GTCC LLW) | Department of  

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

Greater-than-Class C Low-Level Radioactive Waste (GTCC LLW) Greater-than-Class C Low-Level Radioactive Waste (GTCC LLW) A transuranic (TRU) waste shipment makes its way to the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant in Carlsbad, N.M. A transuranic (TRU) waste shipment makes its way to the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant in Carlsbad, N.M. On February 17, 2011, DOE issued the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Disposal of Greater-Than-Class C (GTCC) Low-Level Radioactive Waste (LLRW) and GTCC-Like Waste (Draft EIS, DOE/EIS-0375D) for public review and comment. DOE is inviting public comments on this Draft EIS during a 120-day public comment period, from the date of publication of the EIS's Notice of Availability in the Federal Register. During the comment

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Greater Cincinnati Regional High School Science Bowl | U.S. DOE Office of  

Office of Science (SC) Website

Greater Cincinnati Regional Greater Cincinnati Regional High School Science Bowl National Science Bowl® (NSB) NSB Home About High School High School Students High School Coaches High School Regionals High School Rules, Forms, and Resources Middle School Attending National Event Volunteers 2013 Competition Results News Media WDTS Home Contact Information National Science Bowl® U.S. Department of Energy SC-27/ Forrestal Building 1000 Independence Ave., SW Washington, DC 20585 P: 202-586-6702 E: National.Science.Bowl@science.doe.gov Ohio Regions Greater Cincinnati Regional High School Science Bowl Print Text Size: A A A RSS Feeds FeedbackShare Page Regional Coordinator Information Name: Betsy Volk Email: betsy.volk@emcbc.doe.gov Regional Event Information Date: Saturday, February 22, 2014 Maximum Number of Teams: 24

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DOE, IAEA Partner for Greater Access to Nuclear Energy R&D | OSTI, US Dept  

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DOE, IAEA Partner for Greater Access to Nuclear Energy R&D DOE, IAEA Partner for Greater Access to Nuclear Energy R&D NEWS MEDIA CONTACT: Cathey Daniels, (865) 576-9539 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 27, 2009 DOE, IAEA Partner for Greater Access to Nuclear Energy R&D Oak Ridge, TN - The findings from years of nuclear energy research supported by the Department of Energy (DOE) and predecessor agencies are being made searchable on the World Wide Web, due to a collaborative project between DOE and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). By adding valuable nuclear-related research to the online collections of both the DOE and the IAEA, access to this knowledge by researchers, academia and the public interested in the peaceful aspects of nuclear energy is greatly facilitated. As part of its knowledge preservation mandate, the IAEA, through the

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Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Disposal of Greater-Than-Class  

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Environmental Impact Statement for the Disposal of Environmental Impact Statement for the Disposal of Greater-Than-Class C Low-Level Radioactive Waste and GTCC-Like Waste Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Disposal of Greater-Than-Class C Low-Level Radioactive Waste and GTCC-Like Waste February 18, 2011 - 12:00pm Addthis WASHINGTON - The Department of Energy (DOE) has issued a Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Disposal of Greater-Than-Class C (GTCC) Low-Level Radioactive Waste (LLRW) and GTCC-Like Waste (DOE/EIS-0375D, Draft EIS) as required under the National Environmental Policy Act for public review and comment. GTCC LLRW consists of a small volume of low-level radioactive waste generated throughout the United States as the result of Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) and Agreement State licensed activities, including

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Novel Battery Thermal Management System for Greater Lifetime Ratifying Current Quality and Safety Standard  

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Novel Battery Thermal Management System for Greater Lifetime Ratifying Current Quality and Safety thermal management system (BTMS) is an important and integral part of battery management system (BMS battery pack ecosystem. Fig. 1 corresponds a generic battery thermal management system operating

Andreasen, Søren Juhl

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Model Examines Cumulative Impacts of Wind Energy Development on the Greater Sage-Grouse  

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DOE's Argonne National Laboratory developed a spatially explicit individual-based model for examining the cumulative impacts of wind energy development on populations and habitats of the greater sage-grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus)—a candidate for listing under the Endangered Species Act.

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Environmental Impacts of Wind Power Development on the Population Biology of Greater Prairie-Chickens  

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This report summarizes the results of a seven-year, DOE-funded research project, conducted by researchers from Kansas State University and the National Wind Coordinating Collaborative, to assess the effects of wind energy development in Kansas on the population and reproduction of greater prairie chickens.

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FORT UNION COAL IN THE GREATER GREEN RIVER BASIN, EAST FLANK OF THE ROCK SPRINGS UPLIFT,  

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Chapter GS FORT UNION COAL IN THE GREATER GREEN RIVER BASIN, EAST FLANK OF THE ROCK SPRINGS UPLIFT 1999 Resource assessment of selected Tertiary coal beds and zones in the Northern Rocky in the toolbar to return. 1999 Resource assessment of selected Tertiary coal beds and zones in the Northern Rocky

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Space use by female Greater Prairie-Chickens in response to wind energy development  

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Space use by female Greater Prairie-Chickens in response to wind energy development V. L. WINDER,1-Chickens in response to wind energy development. Ecosphere 5(1):3. http://dx.doi.org/10.1890/ ES13-00206.1 Abstract. Wind energy development is targeted to meet 20% of U.S. energy demand by 2030. In Kansas, optimal sites

Sandercock, Brett K.

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Effects of wind energy development on survival of female greater prairie-chickens  

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Effects of wind energy development on survival of female greater prairie-chickens Virginia L of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611, USA Summary 1. The potential effects of wind energy development on wildlife have received increased attention over the past decade. In Kansas, optimal sites for wind energy

Sandercock, Brett K.

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Impact of folivory on photosynthesis is greater than the sum of its holes  

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Impact of folivory on photosynthesis is greater than the sum of its holes A. R. Zangerl*, J. G), pp. 135­151.]. An impediment to understanding the effects of leaf damage on photosynthesis has been chlorophyll fluo- rescence and used it to map the effects of caterpillar feeding on whole-leaf photosynthesis

DeLucia, Evan H.

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Over-parameterisation,a major obstacle to the use of artificial neural networks in hydrology ? Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 7(5), 693706 (2003) EGU  

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Over-parameterisation,a major obstacle to the use of artificial neural networks in hydrology ? 693 to the use of artificial neural networks in hydrology ? Eric Gaume and Raphael Gosset Ecole Nationale des for corresponding author: gaume@cereve.enpc.fr Abstract Recently Feed-Forward Artificial Neural Networks (FNN) have

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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The Effectiveness of Emergency Preparedness Animal Issues Education: Perceived Advantages and Obstacles of Roles Played By Texas AgriLife Extension Service Agents  

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THE EFFECTIVENESS OF EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS ANIMAL ISSUES EDUCATION: PERCEIVED ADVANTAGES AND OBSTACLES OF ROLES PLAYED BY TEXAS AGRILIFE EXTENSION SERVICE AGENTS By RICK MAXWELL, B.S., M.S. A DISSERTATION IN AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION...-Chairperson of the Committee David Lawver Andy Vestal Accepted Fred Hartmeister Dean of the Graduate School May, 2010 Copyright 2010, Rick Maxwell Texas Tech University, Rick...

Maxwell, Ricky G.

2010-07-14T23:59:59.000Z

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Metal-Cluster-Sensitized Solar Cells. A New Class of Thiolated Gold Sensitizers Delivering Efficiency Greater Than 2%  

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A New Class of Thiolated Gold Sensitizers Delivering Efficiency Greater Than 2% ... A new class of metal-cluster sensitizers has been explored for designing high-efficiency solar cells. ... layers, suggesting that even greater photocurrent enhancements may be achievable. ...

Yong-Siou Chen; Hyunbong Choi; Prashant V. Kamat

2013-05-29T23:59:59.000Z

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Disposal of Greater-than-Class C Low-Level Radioactive Waste  

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Disposal of Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal of Low-Level Radioactive Waste EVS prepared a draft environmental impact statement (EIS) for disposal of greater-than-Class C low-level radioactive waste (GTCC LLRW). The EVS Division prepared a draft environmental impact statement (EIS) for disposal of greater-than-Class C low-level radioactive waste (GTCC LLRW) for the DOE Office of Environmental Management. DOE is now finalizing this EIS and is including a preferred alternative. DOE intends that the final EIS will provide information to support the selection of disposal method(s) and site(s) for GTCC LLRW and GTCC-like waste. In general, GTCC LLRW is not acceptable for near-surface disposal. Typically, the waste form and disposal methods must be different from and more stringent than those specified for Class C LLRW. For GTCC LLRW, the

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Jamaica-Low-Carbon Energy Roadmaps for the Greater Antilles | Open Energy  

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form form View source History View New Pages Recent Changes All Special Pages Semantic Search/Querying Get Involved Help Apps Datasets Community Login | Sign Up Search Page Edit with form History Facebook icon Twitter icon » Jamaica-Low-Carbon Energy Roadmaps for the Greater Antilles Jump to: navigation, search Name Jamaica-Low-Carbon Energy Roadmaps for the Greater Antilles Agency/Company /Organization World Watch Institute Partner Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, National Energy Commission Sector Climate, Energy Focus Area Economic Development, Greenhouse Gas Topics Adaptation, Co-benefits assessment, - Environmental and Biodiversity, - Macroeconomic, Finance, Low emission development planning, -LEDS, -Roadmap Website http://www.worldwatch.org/ener

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A combined cycle designed to achieve greater than 60 percent efficiency  

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In cooperation with the US Department of Energy`s Morgantown Energy Technology Center, Westinghouse is working on Phase 2 of an 8-year Advanced Turbine Systems Program to develop the technologies required to provide a significant increase in natural gas-fired combined cycle power generation plant efficiency. In this paper, the technologies required to yield an energy conversion efficiency greater than the Advanced Turbine Systems Program target value of 60 percent are discussed. The goal of 60 percent efficiency is achievable through an improvement in operating process parameters for both the combustion turbine and steam turbine, raising the rotor inlet temperature to 2,600 F (1,427 C), incorporation of advanced cooling techniques in the combustion turbine expander, and utilization of other cycle enhancements obtainable through greater integration between the combustion turbine and steam turbine.

Briesch, M.S.; Bannister, R.L.; Diakunchak, I.S.; Huber, D.J. [Westinghouse Electric Corp., Orlando, FL (United States)

1994-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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A combined cycle designed to achieve greater than 60 percent efficiency  

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In cooperation with the US Department of Energy`s Morgantown Energy Technology Center, Westinghouse is working on Phase 2 of an 8-year Advanced Turbine Systems Program to develop the technologies required to provide a significant increase in natural gas-fired combined cycle power generation plant efficiency. In this paper, the technologies required to yield an energy conversion efficiency greater than the Advanced Turbine Systems Program target value of 60% are discussed. The goal of 60% efficiency is achievable through an improvement in operating process parameters for both the combustion turbine and steam turbine, raising the rotor inlet temperature to 2,600 F (1,427 C), incorporation of advanced cooling techniques in the combustion turbine expander, and utilization of other cycle enhancements obtainable through greater integration between the combustion turbine and steam turbine.

Briesch, M.S.; Bannister, R.L.; Diakunchak, I.S.; Huber, D.J. [Westinghouse Electric Corp., Orlando, FL (United States)

1995-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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3.1 Greater Everglades Wetlands Module CERP Monitoring and Assessment Plan, Part 1 3-3 January 15, 2004  

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3.1 Greater Everglades Wetlands Module CERP Monitoring and Assessment Plan, Part 1 3-3 January 15, 2004 3.1 GREATER EVERGLADES WETLANDS MODULE 3.1.1 Introduction The remaining portion of the Greater Everglades Wetlands includes a mosaic of inter-connected freshwater wetlands and estuaries (Figure 3

Gawlik, Dale E.

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Roughing It: A Mantellid Poison Frog Shows Greater Alkaloid Diversity in Some Disturbed Habitats  

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Roughing It: A Mantellid Poison Frog Shows Greater Alkaloid Diversity in Some Disturbed Habitats# ... The alkaloids in mantellids are typically of a molecular weight less than 400 amu and are mainly of the “izidine” classes, e.g., pyrrolizidines, indolizidines, and quinolizidines, the latter two sometimes elaborated with complex side-chains as in the pumiliotoxin and homopumiliotoxin classes, respectively (Figure 1). ... Representative alkaloid structures of each class observed in the current study. ...

Nirina R. Andriamaharavo; H. Martin Garraffo; Ralph A. Saporito; John W. Daly; Christian R. Razafindrabe; Marta Andriantsiferana; Thomas F. Spande

2010-02-23T23:59:59.000Z

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Analysis of legal obstacles and incentives to the development of low-head hydroelectric power in Maine  

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The legal and institutional obstacles to the development of small-scale hydroelectric energy at the state level in Maine is discussed. The Federal government also exercises extensive regulatory authority in the area. The dual regulatory system is examined. The first step any developer of small-scale hydropower must take is to acquire right, title, or interest in the real property. In Maine, that step requires acquisition in some form of both river banks, the river bed, and where necessary, the land needed for the upstream impoundment area. The developer must acquire the river banks to be considered a riparian owner. Classification as a riparian is important, for only a use of water by a riparian owner is deemed a reasonable use and hence a legal use. A non-riparian could not draw water from a stream to increase the water level of an impoundment area on another stream. Apart from the usual methods of land acquisition involving sale, lease, or perhaps gift, Maine has two somewhat unique methods a developer may use for property acquisition. These methods, authorized by statute, are use of the abandoned dams law and use of the Mill Dam Act for flowage of upstream impoundment areas.

None,

1980-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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COMPLETION OF THE TRANSURANIC GREATER CONFINEMENT DISPOSAL BOREHOLE PERFORMANCE ASSESSMENT FOR THE NEVADA TEST SITE  

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Classified transuranic material that cannot be shipped to the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant in New Mexico is stored in Greater Confinement Disposal boreholes in the Area 5 Radioactive Waste Management Site on the Nevada Test Site. A performance assessment was completed for the transuranic inventory in the boreholes and submitted to the Transuranic Waste Disposal Federal Review Group. The performance assessment was prepared by Sandia National Laboratories on behalf of the U.S. Department of Energy, National Nuclear Security Administration Nevada Site Office using an iterative methodology that assessed radiological releases from the intermediate depth disposal configuration against the regulatory requirements of the 1985 version of 40 CFR 191 of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The transuranic materials are stored at 21 to 37 m depth (70 to 120 ft) in large diameter boreholes constructed in the unsaturated alluvial deposits of Frenchman Flat. Hydrologic processes that affect long- term isolation of the radionuclides are dominated by extremely slow upward rates of liquid/vapor advection and diffusion; there is no downward pathway under current climatic conditions and there is no recharge to groundwater under future ''glacial'' climatic conditions. A Federal Review Team appointed by the Transuranic Waste Disposal Federal Review Group reviewed the Greater Confinement Disposal performance assessment and found that the site met the majority of the regulatory criteria of the 1985 and portions of the 1993 versions of 40 CFR 191. A number of technical and procedural issues required development of supplemental information that was incorporated into a final revision of the performance assessment. These issues include inclusion of radiological releases into the complementary cumulative distribution function for the containment requirements associated with drill cuttings from inadvertent human intrusion, verification of mathematical models used in the performance assessment, inclusion of dose calculations from collocated low-level waste in the boreholes for the individual protection requirements, further assessments of engineered barriers and conditions associated with the assurance requirements, and expansion of documentation provided for assessing the groundwater protection requirements. The Transuranic Waste Disposal Federal Review Group approved the performance assessment for Greater Confinement Disposal boreholes in 2001 and did not approve the Application of the Assurance Requirements. Remaining issues concerned with engineered barriers and the multiple aspects of the Assurance Requirements will be resolved at the time of closure of the Area 5 Radioactive Waste Management Site. This is the first completion and acceptance of a performance assessment for transuranic materials under the U.S. Department of Energy self-regulation. The Greater Confinement Disposal boreholes are only the second waste disposal configuration to meet the safety regulatory requirements of 40 CFR 191.

Colarusso, Angela; Crowe, Bruce; Cochran, John R.

2003-02-27T23:59:59.000Z

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Beyond the Inventory: An Interagency Collaboration to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions in the Greater Yellowstone Area  

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As one of the largest, intact ecosystems in the continental United States, land managers within the Greater Yellowstone Area (GYA) have recognized the importance of compiling and understanding agency greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. The 10 Federal units within the GYA have taken an active role in compiling GHG inventories on a unit- and ecosystem-wide level, setting goals for GHG mitigation, and identifying mitigation strategies for achieving those goals. This paper details the processes, methodologies, challenges, solutions, and lessons learned by the 10 Federal units within the GYA throughout this ongoing effort.

Kandt, A.; Hotchkiss, E.; Fiebig, M.

2010-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Draft Greater Than Class C EIS Public Hearings to Come to Pasco, WA and  

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The United States Department of Energy (DOE), Office of Environmental Management (EM), is preparing an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for disposal of Greater-Than-Class C Low-Level Radioactive Waste (GTCC LLRW). The EIS evaluates potential alternatives involving various disposal methods for application at six federally owned sites and generic commercial sites. (See Overview Below). The United States Department of Energy (DOE), Office of Environmental Management (EM), is preparing an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for disposal of Greater-Than-Class C Low-Level Radioactive Waste (GTCC LLRW). The EIS evaluates potential alternatives involving various disposal methods for application at six federally owned sites and generic commercial sites. (See Overview Below). Upcoming Public Hearings DOE will hold hearings in the following locations on the following dates and times. Las Vegas, NV Desert Research Institute - Frank Rodgers Building 755 East Flamingo Road, Las Vegas, NV 89119 May 9, 2011, 5:30 p.m.�9:30 p.m. Idaho Falls, ID Shilo Inn Suites Hotel 780 Lindsay Boulevard, Idaho Falls, ID 83402 May 11, 2011, 5:30 p.m.�9:30 p.m.

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Greater-Than-Class C low-level radioactive waste treatment technology evaluation  

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This report was developed to provide the Greater-Than-Class C Low-Level Radioactive Waste Management Program with criteria and a methodology to select candidate treatment technologies for Greater-Than-Class C low-level radioactive waste (GTCC LLW) destined for dedicated storage and ultimately disposal. The technology selection criteria are provided in a Lotus spreadsheet format to allow the methodology to evolve as the GTCC LLW Program evolves. It is recognized that the final disposal facility is not yet defined; thus, the waste acceptance criteria and other facility-specific features are subject to change. The spreadsheet format will allow for these changes a they occur. As additional treatment information becomes available, it can be factored into the analysis. The technology selection criteria were established from program goals, draft waste acceptance criteria for dedicated storage (including applicable regulations), and accepted remedial investigation methods utilized under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act. Kepner-Tregoe decisionmaking techniques are used to compare and rank technologies against the criteria.

Garrison, T W; Fischer, D K

1993-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Greater-than-Class C low-level waste characterization technical review process  

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Existing volume projections of greater-than-Class C low-level waste (GTCC LLW) vary significantly. The Department of Energy (DOE) National Low-Level Waste Management Program (NLLWMP) has undertaken activities to develop a best estimate of GTCC LLW volumes and activities for use as the planning basis. Initial information about the generation of GTCC LLW was obtained through a DOE Energy Information Administration survey. That information, combined with information from other related literature, formed the basis of a computer model, which projects potential GTCC LLW. This paper describes uncertainties in existing GTCC LLW characterization and volume projections data and describes the technical review process that is being used to assist in projections of GTCC LLW expected for storage and disposal. 8 refs., 2 tabs.

Hutchison, D.; Magleby, M.

1990-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

173

Obstacles to transatlantic trade  

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Early this year the US Administration made reference to “a marked improvement in the relations between the EC and the USA over the period of the last three years” — an astonishing statement in the light of the...

Hajo Hasenpflug; Dietrich Kebschull

1976-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

174

Ferrimagnetic and metamagnetic layered cobalt (II)–hydroxides: first observation of a coercive field greater than 5 T  

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...observation of a coercive field greater than 5 T By M. Kurmoo Institut...1 kOe for 3 at 4.5 K and greater than 50 kOe for 4 at 2 K. The...to the layers, a feature of great value for mag- netic recording...Andr a et al. 1991). This class of materials also invites interesting...

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

175

Dynamics and ecological consequences of avian influenza virus infection in greater white-fronted geese in their winter staging areas  

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...indicates the centre of a 5 km distance class. Grey bar, AI negative; black bar...of avian influenza virus infection in greater white-fronted geese in their winter...we link capture-resighting data of greater white-fronted geese Anser albifrons...

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

176

Older adults demonstrate greater accuracy in joint position matching using self-guided movements  

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Abstract Greater proprioceptive accuracy has been found with active compared to passive movement. Therapeutic approaches in rehabilitation include varying levels of assistance with arm movements. This assistance may impact proprioceptive acuity. Eighteen older adults participated in a joint repositioning study. The ability to independently reproduce a shoulder flexion angle was investigated when the reference angle was set under the following conditions: (1) the examiner actively assisted participant’s motion to the reference angle chosen by the examiner, (2) the participant moved independently, but the examiner provided tactile cueing to stop at the reference angle chosen by the examiner, and (3) the participant independently moved to a self-selected reference angle. Participants were most accurate in the self-guided condition compared to the active assisted or tactile cueing conditions. Both the self-guided and tactilely cued conditions involved active movement, yet accuracy differed. In contrast, there was no difference in accuracy between the active assisted and tactile cueing conditions despite one involving more active movement. The results demonstrate active movement alone does not determine accuracy. External stimuli, either tactile input and/or a reference angle chosen by the examiner may diminish accuracy. This can be clinically relevant as proprioceptive performance has been linked to improved motor performance.

Jeanne Langan

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

177

The disposal of orphan wastes using the greater confinement disposal concept  

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In the United States, radioactive wastes are conventionally classified as high-level wastes, transuranic wastes, or low-level wastes. Each of these types of wastes, by law, has a ``home`` for their final disposal; i.e., high-level wastes are destined for disposal at the proposed repository at Yucca Mountain, transuranic waste for the proposed Waste Isolation Pilot Plant, and low-level waste for shallow-land disposal sites. However, there are some radioactive wastes within the United States Department of Energy (DOE) complex that do not meet the criteria established for disposal of either high-level waste, transuranic waste, or low-level waste. The former are called ``special-case`` or ``orphan`` wastes. This paper describes an ongoing project sponsored by the DOE`s Nevada Operations Office for the disposal of orphan wastes at the Radioactive Waste Management Site at Area 5 of the Nevada Test Site using the greater confinement disposal (GCD) concept. The objectives of the GCD project are to evaluate the safety of the site for disposal of orphan wastes by assessing compliance with pertinent regulations through performance assessment, and to examine the feasibility of this disposal concept as a cost-effective, safe alternative for management of orphan wastes within the DOE complex. Decisions on the use of GCD or other alternate disposal concepts for orphan wastes can be expected to be addressed in a Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement being prepared by DOE. The ultimate decision to use GCD will require a Record of Decision through the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) process. 20 refs., 3 figs., 2 tabs.

Bonano, E.J.; Chu, M.S.Y.; Price, L.L.; Conrad, S.H. [Sandia National Labs., Albuquerque, NM (USA); Dickman, P.T. [Department of Energy, Las Vegas, NV (USA). Nevada Operations Office

1991-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Second performance assessment iteration of the Greater Confinement Disposal facility at the Nevada Test Site  

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The Greater Confinement Disposal (GCD) facility was established in Area 5 at the Nevada Test Site for containment of waste inappropriate for shallow land burial. Some transuranic (TRU) waste has been disposed of at the GCD facility, and compliance of this disposal system with EPA regulation 40 CFR 191 must be evaluated. We have adopted an iterative approach in which performance assessment results guide site data collection, which in turn influences the parameters and models used in performance assessment. The first iteration was based upon readily available data, and indicated that the GCD facility would likely comply with 40 CFR 191 and that the downward flux of water through the vadose zone (recharge) had a major influence on the results. Very large recharge rates, such as might occur under a cooler, wetter climate, could result in noncompliance. A project was initiated to study recharge in Area 5 by use of three environmental tracers. The recharge rate is so small that the nearest groundwater aquifer will not be contaminated in less than 10,000 years. Thus upward liquid diffusion of radionuclides remained as the sole release pathway. This second assessment iteration refined the upward pathway models and updated the parameter distributions based upon new site information. A new plant uptake model was introduced to the upward diffusion pathway; adsorption and erosion were also incorporated into the model. Several modifications were also made to the gas phase radon transport model. Plutonium solubility and sorption coefficient distributions were changed based upon new information, and on-site measurements were used to update the moisture content distributions. The results of the assessment using these models indicate that the GCD facility is likely to comply with all sections of 40 CFR 191 under undisturbed conditions.

Baer, T.A.; Emery, J.N. [GRAM, Inc., Albuquerque, NM (United States); Price, L.L. [Science Applications International Corp., Albuquerque, NM (United States); Olague, N.E. [Sandia National Labs., Albuquerque, NM (United States)

1994-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Disposal configuration options for future uses of greater confinement disposal at the Nevada Test Site  

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) is responsible for disposing of a variety of radioactive and mixed wastes, some of which are considered special-case waste because they do not currently have a clear disposal option. The DOE`s Nevada Field Office contracted with Sandia National Laboratories to investigate the possibility of disposing of some of this special-case waste at the Nevada Test Site (NTS). As part of this investigation, a review of a near-surface and subsurface disposal options that was performed to develop alternative disposal configurations for special-case waste disposal at the NTS. The criteria for the review included (1) configurations appropriate for disposal at the NTS; (2) configurations for disposal of waste at least 100 ft below the ground surface; (3) configurations for which equipment and technology currently exist; and (4) configurations that meet the special requirements imposed by the nature of special-case waste. Four options for subsurface disposal of special-case waste are proposed: mined consolidated rock, mined alluvium, deep pits or trenches, and deep boreholes. Six different methods for near-surface disposal are also presented: earth-covered tumuli, above-grade concrete structures, trenches, below-grade concrete structures, shallow boreholes, and hydrofracture. Greater confinement disposal (GCD) in boreholes at least 100 ft deep, similar to that currently practiced at the GCD facility at the Area 5 Radioactive Waste Management Site at the NTS, was retained as the option that met the criteria for the review. Four borehole disposal configurations are proposed with engineered barriers that range from the native alluvium to a combination of gravel and concrete. The configurations identified will be used for system analysis that will be performed to determine the disposal configurations and wastes that may be suitable candidates for disposal of special-case wastes at the NTS.

Price, L. [Science Applications International Corp., Albuquerque, NM (United States)

1994-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Submerged aquatic vegetation and bulrush in Lake Okeechobee as indicators of greater Everglades ecosystem restoration  

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Lake Okeechobee, Florida, located in the middle of the larger Kissimmee River-Lake Okeechobee-Everglades ecosystem in South Florida, serves a variety of ecosystem and water management functions including fish and wildlife habitat, flood control, water supply, and source water for environmental restoration. As a result, the ecological status of Lake Okeechobee plays a significant role in defining the overall success of the greater Everglades ecosystem restoration initiative. One of the major ecological indicators of Lake Okeechobee condition focuses on the near-shore and littoral zone regions as characterized by the distribution and abundance of submerged aquatic vegetation (SAV) and giant bulrush (Scirpus californicus (C.A. Mey.) Steud.). The objective of this study is to present a stoplight restoration report card communication system, common to all 11 indicators noted in this special journal issue, as a means to convey the status of SAV and bulrush in Lake Okeechobee. The report card could be used by managers, policy makers, scientists and the public to effectively evaluate and distill information about the ecological status in South Florida. Our assessment of the areal distribution of SAV in Lake Okeechobee is based on a combination of empirical SAV monitoring and output from a SAV habitat suitability model. Bulrush status in the lake is related to a suitability index linked to adult survival and seedling establishment metrics. Overall, presentation of these performance metrics in a stoplight format enables an evaluation of how the status of two major components of Lake Okeechobee relates to the South Florida restoration program, and how the status of the lake influences restoration efforts in South Florida.

Matthew C. Harwell; Bruce Sharfstein

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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181

Z decay confronts nonstandard scenarios  

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We show that recent data from the CERN e+e- collider LEP on the Z line shape and decays give stringent new constraints on mixing of e and ? with exotics and Z-Z’ mixing. Even in nonstandard models, where both the visible and the invisible part of the Z width are modified, a fourth light neutrino is unlikely unless substantial mixings between neutrinos and exotics are allowed. If the gluino is detectable at the Fermilab Tevatron then the lighter-chargino mass is tightly constrained (>42 GeV).

Gautam Bhattacharyya; Amitava Raychaudhuri; Amitava Datta; S. N. Ganguli

1990-06-11T23:59:59.000Z

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GRAND CHALLENGES Confronting the physiological  

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. Despite the impressive breadth of its subject matter--from bacteria to blue whales, diatoms to red woods by three classic texts: Mechanical Design in Organisms (Wainwright et al.1976), Biophysical Ecology (Gates, extant to long extinct species (and despite the title of Gates' tome)--classical biomechanics has

Denny, Mark

183

Achieving Greater Feedback and Flexibility Using Online Pre-Laboratory Exercises with Non-Major Chemistry Students  

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Achieving Greater Feedback and Flexibility Using Online Pre-Laboratory Exercises with Non-Major Chemistry Students ... The online pre-laboratory exercises were designed to be straightforward, endeavoring to help students maximize the benefits of the introductory laboratory class. ...

Gail D. Chittleborough; David F. Treagust; Mauro Mocerino

2007-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Focus Series: The Greater Cincinnati Energy Alliance (GCEA) Equipment Lease Program Breaks Down Barriers for Cincinnati Contractors  

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Focus Series: The Greater Cincinnati Energy Alliance (GCEA) Equipment Lease Program Breaks Down Barriers for Cincinnati Contractors, a publication of the U.S. Department of Energy's Better Buildings Neighborhood Program.

185

Environmental Impacts of Wind Power Development on the Population Biology of Greater Prairie-Chickens  

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Executive Summary 1. We investigated the impacts of wind power development on the demography, movements, and population genetics of Greater Prairie-Chickens (Tympanuchus cupido) at three sites in northcentral and eastern Kansas for a 7-year period. Only 1 of 3 sites was developed for wind power, the 201MW Meridan Way Wind Power Facility at the Smoky Hills site in northcentral Kansas. Our project report is based on population data for prairie chickens collected during a 2-year preconstruction period (2007-2008), a 3-year postconstruction period (2009-2011) and one final year of lek surveys (2012). Where relevant, we present preconstruction data from our field studies at reference sites in the northern Flint Hills (2007-2009) and southern Flint Hills (2006-2008). 2. We addressed seven potential impacts of wind power development on prairie chickens: lek attendance, mating behavior, use of breeding habitat, fecundity rates, natal dispersal, survival rates, and population numbers. Our analyses of pre- and postconstruction impacts are based on an analysis of covariance design where we modeled population performance as a function of treatment period, distance to eventual or actual site of the nearest wind turbine, and the interaction of these factors. Our demographic and movement data from the 6-year study period at the Smoky Hills site included 23 lek sites, 251 radio-marked females monitored for 287 bird-years, and 264 nesting attempts. Our genetic data were based on genotypes of 1,760 females, males and chicks that were screened with a set of 27 microsatellite markers that were optimized in the lab. 3. In our analyses of lek attendance, the annual probability of lek persistence during the preconstruction period was ~0.9. During the postconstruction period, distance to nearest turbine did not have a significant effect on the probability of lek persistence. However, the probability of lek persistence increased from 0.69 at 0 m to 0.89 at 30 km from turbines, and most abandoned lek sites were located <5 km from turbines. Probability of lek persistence was significantly related to habitat and number of males. Leks had a higher probability of persistence in grasslands than agricultural fields, and increased from ~0.2 for leks of 5 males, to >0.9 for leks of 10 or more males. Large leks in grasslands should be a higher priority for conservation. Overall, wind power development had a weak effect on the annual probability of lek persistence. 3. We used molecular methods to investigate the mating behavior of prairie chickens. The prevailing view for lek-mating grouse is that females mate once to fertilize the clutch and that conspecific nest parasitism is rare. We found evidence that females mate multiple times to fertilize the clutch (8-18% of broods, 4-38% of chicks) and will parasitize nests of other females during egg-laying (~17% of nests). Variable rates of parentage were highest in the fragmented landscapes at the Smoky Hills field site, and were lower at the Flint Hills field site. Comparisons of the pre- and postconstruction periods showed that wind energy development did not affect the mating behaviors of prairie chickens. 4. We examined use of breeding habitats by radio-marked females and conducted separate analyses for nest site selection, and movements of females not attending nests or broods. The landscape was a mix of native prairie and agricultural habitats, and nest site selection was not random because females preferred to nest in grasslands. Nests tended to be closer to turbines during the postconstruction period and there was no evidence of behavioral avoidance of turbines by females during nest site selection. Movements of females not attending nests or broods showed that females crossed the site of the wind power development at higher rates during the preconstruction period (20%) than the postconstruction period (11%), and that movements away from turbines were more frequent during the postconstruction period. Thus, wind power development appears to affect movements in breeding habitats but not nest site s

Sandercock, Brett K. [Kansas State University

2013-05-22T23:59:59.000Z

186

Seasonal Drought in the Greater Horn of Africa and Its Recent Increase during the March–May Long Rains  

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This paper provides a review of atmospheric circulation and sea surface temperature (SST) conditions that are associated with meteorological drought on the seasonal time scale in the Greater Horn of Africa (the region 10°S–15°N, 30°–52°E). New ...

Bradfield Lyon

2014-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

187

NMR Determination of Carbon Aromatization during Hydrous Pyrolysis of Coals from the Mesaverde Group, Greater Green River Basin  

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NMR Determination of Carbon Aromatization during Hydrous Pyrolysis of Coals from the Mesaverde Group, Greater Green River Basin ... This process is thought to activate capillary seals and could lead to abnormally pressured compartments, which represent a new class of hydrocarbon gas resources. ...

Francis P. Miknis; Daniel A. Netzel; Ronald C. Surdam

1996-01-18T23:59:59.000Z

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Coalbed methane potential of the Greater Green River, Piceance, Powder River, and Raton Basins. Topical report, January 1991-July 1991  

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Coalbed methane potential of the Greater Green River, Piceance, Powder River, and Raton Basins was evaluated in the context of geologic and hydrologic characteristics identified in the San Juan Basin, the nation's leading coalbed methane producing basin. The major comparative criteria were (1) coalbed methane resources, (2) geologic and hydrologic factors that predict areas of high gas producibility and high coalbed reservoir permeability, and (3) coalbed thermal maturity. The technical criteria were expanded to include structure, depositional systems, and data base and then combined with economic criteria (production, industry activity, and pipeline availability) to evaluate the coalbed methane potential of the basins. The Greater Green River and Piceance Basins have primary potential to make a significant near-term contribution to the nation's gas supply. These basins have large gas resources, high-rank coals, high gas contents, and established coalbed methane production. The Greater Green River Basin has numerous coalbed methane targets, good coal-seam permeability, and extensive hydrologic areas favorable for production. The Powder River and Raton Basins were judged to have secondary potential. Coal beds in the Powder River Basin are thermally immature and produce large volumes of water; the Raton Basin has a poor data base and has no gas pipeline infrastructure. Low production and minimal industry activity further limit the near-term potential of the Raton Basin. However, if economic criteria are discounted and only major technical criteria are considered, the Greater Green River and Raton Basins are assigned primary potential. The Raton Basin's shallow, thermally mature coal beds of good permeability are attractive coalbed methane targets, but low coal-seam permeability limits the coalbed methane potential of the Piceance Basin.

Tyler, R.; Ambrose, W.A.; Scott, A.R.; Kaiser, W.R.

1991-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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News Briefs: The U.S. chemical industry's Responsible Care program "has not encouraged pollution prevention or greater public access to information about toxic threats,"  

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News Briefs: The U.S. chemical industry's Responsible Care program "has not encouraged pollution prevention or greater public access to information about toxic threats," ...

2011-06-08T23:59:59.000Z

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New England Real Estate Journal February 21 -27, 2014 11BVisit the paper online nerej.com Connecticut MetroHartford Alliance/Greater Hartford County  

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.com Connecticut MetroHartford Alliance/Greater Hartford County MetroHartford Alliance Sandra Johnson Metro pleasedtoseewhereourstateisbetter leveragingtheworkofandcollaborat- ingwithprivateorganizationssuchas mine,theMetroHartfordAlliance

Oliver, Douglas L.

191

Waste inventory and preliminary source term model for the Greater Confinement Disposal site at the Nevada Test Site  

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Currently, there are several Greater Confinement Disposal (GCD) boreholes at the Radioactive Waste Management Site (RWMS) for the Nevada Test Site. These are intermediate-depth boreholes used for the disposal of special case wastes, that is, radioactive waste within the Department of Energy complex that do not meet the criteria established for disposal of high-level waste, transuranic waste, or low-level waste. A performance assessment is needed to evaluate the safety of the GCD site, and to examine the feasibility of the GCD disposal concept as a disposal solution for special case wastes in general. This report documents the effort in defining all the waste inventory presently disposed of at the GCD site, and the inventory and release model to be used in a performance assessment for compliance with the Environmental Protection Agency`s 40 CFR 191.

Chu, M.S.Y.; Bernard, E.A.

1991-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Catalog of documents produced by the Greater-Than-Class C Low-Level Waste Management Program  

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This catalog provides a ready reference for documents prepared by the Greater-Than-Class C Low-Level Waste (GTCC LLW) Management Program. The GTCC LLW Management Program is part of the National Low-Level Waste Management Program (NLLWMP). The NLLWMP is sponsored by the US Department of Energy (DOE) and is responsible for assisting the DOE in meeting its obligations under Public Law 99-240, The Low-Level Radioactive Waste Policy Amendments Act of 1985. This law assigns DOE the responsibility of ensuring the safe disposal of GTCC LLW in a facility licensed by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC). The NLLWMP is managed at the Idaho National Engineering Laboratory (INEL).

Winberg, M.R.

1995-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The potential for coalbed gas exploration and production in the Greater Green River Basin, southwest Wyoming and northwest Colorado  

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Coalbed gas is an important source of natural gas in the United States. In 1993, approximately 740 BCF of coalbed gas was produced in the United States, or about 4.2% of the nation`s total gas production. Nearly 96% of this coalbed gas is produced from just two basins, the San Juan (615.7 BCF; gas in place 84 TCF) and Black Warrior (105 BCF; gas in place 20 TCF), and current production represents only a fraction of the nation`s estimated 675 TCF of in-place coalbed gas. Coal beds in the Greater Green River Basin in southwest Wyoming and northwest Colorado hold almost half of the gas in place (314 TCF) and are an important source of gas for low-permeability Almond sandstones. Because total gas in place in the Greater Green River Basin is reported to exceed 3,000 TCF (Law et al., 1989), the basin may substantially increase the domestic gas resource base. Therefore, through integrated geologic and hydrologic studies, the coalbed gas potential of the basin was assessed where tectonic, structural, and depositional setting, coal distribution and rank, gas content, coal permeability, and ground-water flow are critical controls on coalbed gas producibility. Synergism between these geologic and hydrologic controls determines gas productivity. High productivity is governed by (1) thick, laterally continuous coals of high thermal maturity, (2) basinward flow of ground water through fractured and permeable coals, down the coal rank gradient toward no-flow boundaries oriented perpendicular to the regional flow direction, and (3) conventional trapping of gas along those boundaries to provide additional sources of gas beyond that sorbed on the coal surface.

Tyler, R.; Kaiser, W.R.; Scott, A.R.; Hamilton, D.S. [Univ. of Texas, Austin, TX (United States)

1997-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Greater-than-Class C low-level radioactive waste characterization. Appendix E-2: Mixed GTCC LLW assessment  

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Mixed greater-than-Class C low-level radioactive waste (mixed GTCC LLW) is waste that combines two characteristics: it is radioactive, and it is hazardous. This report uses information compiled from Greater-Than-Class C Low-Level Radioactive Waste Characterization: Estimated Volumes, Radionuclide Activities, and Other Characteristics (DOE/LLW 1 14, Revision 1), and applies it to the question of how much and what types of mixed GTCC LLW are generated and are likely to require disposal in facilities jointly regulated by the DOE and the NRC. The report describes how to classify a RCRA hazardous waste, and then applies that classification process to the 41 GTCC LLW waste types identified in the DOE/LLW-114 (Revision 1). Of the 41 GTCC LLW categories identified, only six were identified in this study as potentially requiring regulation as hazardous waste under RCRA. These wastes can be combined into the following three groups: fuel-in decontamination resins, organic liquids, and process waste consisting of lead scrap/shielding from a sealed source manufacturer. For the base case, no mixed GTCC LLW is expected from nuclear utilities or sealed source licensees, whereas only 177 ml of mixed GTCC LLW are expected to be produced by other generators through the year 2035. This relatively small volume represents approximately 40% of the base case estimate for GTCC wastes from other generators. For these other generators, volume estimates for mixed GTCC LLW ranged from less than 1 m{sup 3} to 187 m{sup 3}, depending on assumptions and treatments applied to the wastes.

Kirner, N.P. [Ebasco Environmental, Idaho Falls, ID (United States)

1994-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Self-interfering matter-wave patterns generated by a moving laser obstacle in a two-dimensional Bose-Einstein condensate inside a power trap cut off by box potential boundaries  

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We report the observation of highly energetic self-interfering matter-wave (SIMW) patterns generated by a moving obstacle in a two-dimensional Bose-Einstein condensate (BEC) inside a power trap cut off by hard-wall box potential boundaries. The obstacle initially excites circular dispersive waves radiating away from the center of the trap which are reflected from hard-wall box boundaries at the edges of the trap. The resulting interference between outgoing waves from the center of the trap and reflected waves from the box boundaries institutes, to the best of our knowledge, unprecedented SIMW patterns. For this purpose we simulated the time-dependent Gross-Pitaevskii equation using the split-step Crank-Nicolson method and the obstacle was modelled by a moving impenetrable Gaussian potential barrier. Various trapping geometries are considered in which the dynamics of the spatial and momentum density, as well as the energy, are considered. The momentum dynamics reveal an oscillatory behavior for the condensate fraction, indicative of excitations out of and de-excitations back into the condensate state. An oscillatory pattern for the energy dynamics reveals the presence of solitons in the system. Some vortex features are also obtained.

Sakhel, Roger R. [Department of Basic Sciences, Faculty of Information Technology, Isra University, Amman 11622 (Jordan); Sakhel, Asaad R. [Department of Applied Sciences, Faculty of Engineering Technology, Al-Balqa Applied University, Amman 11134 (Jordan); Ghassib, Humam B. [Department of Physics, The University of Jordan, Amman 11942 (Jordan)

2011-09-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Vision-based obstacle avoidance  

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A method for allowing a robot to avoid objects along a programmed path: first, a field of view for an electronic imager of the robot is established along a path where the electronic imager obtains the object location information within the field of view; second, a population coded control signal is then derived from the object location information and is transmitted to the robot; finally, the robot then responds to the control signal and avoids the detected object.

Galbraith, John (Los Alamos, NM)

2006-07-18T23:59:59.000Z

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Preliminary identification of potentially disruptive scenarios at the Greater Confinement Disposal Facility, Area 5 of the Nevada Test Site  

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The Greater Confinement Disposal location is being evaluated to determine whether defense-generated transuranic waste buried at this location complies with the Containment Requirements established by the US Environmental Protection Agency. One step in determining compliance is to identify those combinations of events and processes (scenarios) that define possible future states of the disposal system for which performance assessments must be performed. An established scenario-development procedure was used to identify a comprehensive set of mutually exclusive scenarios. To assure completeness, 761 features, events, processes, and other listings (FEPS) were compiled from 11 references. This number was reduced to 205 primarily through the elimination of duplications. The 205 FEPs were screened based on site-specific, goal-specific, and regulatory criteria. Four events survived screening and were used in preliminary scenario development: (1) exploratory drilling penetrates a GCD borehole, (2) drilling of a withdrawal/injection well penetrates a GCD borehole, (3) subsidence occurs at the RWMS, and (4) irrigation occurs at the RWMS. A logic diagram was used to develop 16 scenarios from the four events. No screening of these scenarios was attempted at this time. Additional screening of the currently retained events and processes will be based on additional data and information from site-characterization activities. When screening of the events and processes is completed, a final set of scenarios will be developed and screened based on consequence and probability of occurrence.

Guzowski, R.V. [Science Applications International Corp., Albuquerque, NM (United States); Newman, G. [GRAM, Inc., Albuquerque, NM (United States)

1993-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Whole is Greater than the Sum of the Parts: Optimizing the Joint Science Return from LSST, Euclid and WFIRST  

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The focus of this report is on the opportunities enabled by the combination of LSST, Euclid and WFIRST, the optical surveys that will be an essential part of the next decade's astronomy. The sum of these surveys has the potential to be significantly greater than the contributions of the individual parts. As is detailed in this report, the combination of these surveys should give us multi-wavelength high-resolution images of galaxies and broadband data covering much of the stellar energy spectrum. These stellar and galactic data have the potential of yielding new insights into topics ranging from the formation history of the Milky Way to the mass of the neutrino. However, enabling the astronomy community to fully exploit this multi-instrument data set is a challenging technical task: for much of the science, we will need to combine the photometry across multiple wavelengths with varying spectral and spatial resolution. We identify some of the key science enabled by the combined surveys and the key technical ch...

Jain, B; Bean, R; Connolly, A; Dell'antonio, I; Frieman, J; Gawiser, E; Gehrels, N; Gladney, L; Heitmann, K; Helou, G; Hirata, C; Ho, S; Ivezi?, Ž; Jarvis, M; Kahn, S; Kalirai, J; Kim, A; Lupton, R; Mandelbaum, R; Marshall, P; Newman, J A; Perlmutter, S; Postman, M; Rhodes, J; Strauss, M A; Tyson, J A; Wood-Vasey, W M

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Greater-than-Class C low-level radioactive waste characterization: Estimated volumes, radionuclide activities, and other characteristics. Revision 1  

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The Department of Energy`s (DOE`s) planning for the disposal of greater-than-Class C low-level radioactive waste (GTCC LLW) requires characterization of the waste. This report estimates volumes, radionuclide activities, and waste forms of GTCC LLW to the year 2035. It groups the waste into four categories, representative of the type of generator or holder of the waste: Nuclear Utilities, Sealed Sources, DOE-Held, and Other Generator. GTCC LLW includes activated metals (activation hardware from reactor operation and decommissioning), process wastes (i.e., resins, filters, etc.), sealed sources, and other wastes routinely generated by users of radioactive material. Estimates reflect the possible effect that packaging and concentration averaging may have on the total volume of GTCC LLW. Possible GTCC mixed LLW is also addressed. Nuclear utilities will probably generate the largest future volume of GTCC LLW with 65--83% of the total volume. The other generators will generate 17--23% of the waste volume, while GTCC sealed sources are expected to contribute 1--12%. A legal review of DOE`s obligations indicates that the current DOE-Held wastes described in this report will not require management as GTCC LLW because of the contractual circumstances under which they were accepted for storage. This report concludes that the volume of GTCC LLW should not pose a significant management problem from a scientific or technical standpoint. The projected volume is small enough to indicate that a dedicated GTCC LLW disposal facility may not be justified. Instead, co-disposal with other waste types is being considered as an option.

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1994-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Greater Sage-Grouse Habitat Use and Population Demographics at the Simpson Ridge Wind Resource Area, Carbon County, Wyoming  

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This study was conducted to obtain baseline data on use of the proposed Simpson Ridge Wind Resource Area (SRWRA) in Carbon County, Wyoming by greater sage-grouse. The first two study years were designed to determine pre-construction seasonally selected habitats and population-level vital rates (productivity and survival). The presence of an existing wind energy facility in the project area, the PacifiCorp Seven Mile Hill (SMH) project, allowed us to obtain some information on initial sage-grouse response to wind turbines the first two years following construction. To our knowledge these are the first quantitative data on sage-grouse response to an existing wind energy development. This report presents results of the first two study years (April 1, 2009 through March 30, 2011). This study was selected for continued funding by the National Wind Coordinating Collaborative Sage-Grouse Collaborative (NWCC-SGC) and has been ongoing since March 30, 2011. Future reports summarizing results of this research will be distributed through the NWCC-SGC. To investigate population trends through time, we determined the distribution and numbers of males using leks throughout the study area, which included a 4-mile radius buffer around the SRWRA. Over the 2-year study, 116 female greater sage-grouse were captured by spotlighting and use of hoop nets on roosts surrounding leks during the breeding period. Radio marked birds were located anywhere from twice a week to once a month, depending on season. All radio-locations were classified to season. We developed predictor variables used to predict success of fitness parameters and relative probability of habitat selection within the SRWRA and SMH study areas. Anthropogenic features included paved highways, overhead transmission lines, wind turbines and turbine access roads. Environmental variables included vegetation and topography features. Home ranges were estimated using a kernel density estimator. We developed resource selection functions (RSF) to estimate probability of selection within the SRWRA and SMH. Fourteen active greater sage-grouse leks were documented during lek surveys Mean lek size decreased from 37 in 2008 to 22 in 2010. Four leks located 0.61, 1.3, 1.4 and 2.5 km from the nearest wind turbine remained active throughout the study, but the total number of males counted on these four leks decreased from 162 the first year prior to construction (2008), to 97 in 2010. Similar lek declines were noted in regional leks not associated with wind energy development throughout Carbon County. We obtained 2,659 sage-grouse locations from radio-equipped females, which were used to map use of each project area by season. The sage-grouse populations within both study areas are relatively non-migratory, as radio-marked sage-grouse used similar areas during all annual life cycles. Potential impacts to sage-grouse from wind energy infrastructure are not well understood. The data rom this study provide insight into the early interactions of wind energy infrastructure and sage-grouse. Nest success and brood-rearing success were not statistically different between areas with and without wind energy development in the short-term. Nest success also was not influenced by anthropogenic features such as turbines in the short-term. Additionally, female survival was similar among both study areas, suggesting wind energy infrastructure was not impacting female survival in the short-term; however, further analysis is needed to identify habitats with different levels of risk to better understand the impact of wind enregy development on survival. Nest and brood-rearing habitat selection were not influenced by turbines in the short-term; however, summer habitat selection occurred within habitats closer to wind turbines. Major roads were avoided in both study areas and during most of the seasons. The impact of transmission lines varied among study areas, suggesting other landscape features may be influencing selection. The data provided in this report are preliminary and are not meant to provide a basis for fo

Gregory D. Johnson; Chad W. LeBeau; Ryan Nielsen; Troy Rintz; Jamey Eddy; Matt Holloran

2012-03-27T23:59:59.000Z

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201

Implementing nuclear energy policy in Japan top-down and bottom-up perspectives  

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Although crucial to Japan, nuclear power has been confronted with increasing siting obstacles. This paper analyses Japan's nuclear policy from the perspective of implementation analysis. It suggests that implementation processes in Japan can and do get delayed more often than many would like to acknowledge because of a reliance on indirect policy instruments by the central government for facilitating bargaining between implementing organizations and target groups. The paper concludes that a site auctioning approach which stresses greater regional input into decisionmaking may assist in the management of siting difficulties.

S. Hayden Lesbirel

1990-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

202

Detrital U-Pb geochronology provenance analyses: case studies in the Greater Green River Basin, Wyoming, and the Book Cliffs, Utah  

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of the Pine Ridge Sandstone and Almond Formation of the Mesaverde Group, Lewis Shale and Fox Hills Sandstone in the Greater Green River Basin, Rawlins, Wyoming, were investigated to test and develop mineral separation techniques. The methods developed here...

Lippert, Peter Gregory

2014-05-31T23:59:59.000Z

203

Patterns of habitat use by fishes associated with Sargassum mats in the Gulf of Mexico, with an emphasis on the greater amberjack (Seriola dumerili)  

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in northern waters and both abundance and diversity increased as a function of distance from shore. Distribution, age, and growth of young-of-the-year (YOY) greater amberjack Seriola dumerili associated with pelagic Sargassum were examined offshore Galveston...

Wells, Robert Joseph David

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

204

Editorial Commentary Energy strategies to confront  

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-intentioned energy solution into a grave problem--modern history witnesses several such ad- versities. It goes such as solar and wind power are at last closing the price gap with traditional energy resources. Cost. The present energy system is a result of histori- cal evolution in traditional sources and technologies. One

Delaware, University of

205

Recommendations for management of greater-than-Class-C low-level radioactive waste: Report to Congress in response to Public Law 99-240  

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This report sets forth the Department's findings and recommendations for ensuring the safe management and disposal of low-level radioactive waste (LLW) with concentrations of radionuclides that exceed the limits established by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission for Class C LLW. Chapters are devoted to: Identification of Greater-Than Class-C Low-Level Waste; Regulatory Needs and Legislative Authorities; Proposed Actions to Ensure the Safe Management of Greater-Than-Class-C Low-Level Waste; System Considerations for Waste Disposal; Funding Options; Requirements for Implementation; and Schedule and Cost. Three Appendices are included: Public Law 99-240, Section 3(b); Greater-Than-Class-C Low-Level Waste Types and Quantities; and Descriptions of Systems Considerations for Waste Disposal. (LM)

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1987-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Bill Post is a Valley leader, involved with the ASU Foundation, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Arizona, The Greater Phoenix Leadership, The Institute of Nuclear  

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such as efforts to improve power plant emissions-to-algae-to-biofuel, high efficiency solar cells, and projects Hydroelectric Power Plants, opting to restore the scenic northern Arizona's Fossil Creek to its natural water, The Greater Phoenix Leadership, The Institute of Nuclear Power Operations, the Nuclear Energy Institute

Zhang, Junshan

207

EIS-0375: Disposal of Greater-than-Class-C Low-Level Radioactive Waste and Department of Energy GTCC-like Waste  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

This EIS evaluates the reasonably foreseeable environmental impacts associated with the proposed development, operation, and long-term management of a disposal facility or facilities for Greater-Than-Class C (GTCC) low-level radioactive waste and GTCC-like waste. The Environmental Protection Agency is a cooperating agency in the preparation of this EIS.

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Geohydrologic feasibility study of the greater Green River Basin for the potential applicability of Jack W. McIntyre`s patented tool  

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Geraghty & Miller, Inc, of Midland, Texas conducted geologic and hydrologic feasibility studies of the potential applicability of Jack McIntyre`s patented tool for the recovery of natural gas from coalbed/sand formations in the Greater Green River Basin through literature surveys.

Reed, P.D.

1994-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

209

Simplified Modeling of Radiant Fields in Heterogeneous Photoreactors. 2. Limiting “Two-Flux” Model for the Case of Reflectance Greater Than Zero  

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Simplified Modeling of Radiant Fields in Heterogeneous Photoreactors. 2. Limiting “Two-Flux” Model for the Case of Reflectance Greater Than Zero ... This model thus belongs to the class of the “two-flux models” (Özisik, 1973) recently employed for heterogeneous photochemical reactor modeling purposes (Maruyama and Nishimoto, 1992). ...

Alberto Brucato; Lucio Rizzuti

1997-11-03T23:59:59.000Z

210

Private Companies, Federal Agencies and National Labs Join Better Buildings Challenge to Drive Greater Efficiency in U.S. Data Centers  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

WASHINGTON, D.C. – As a part of the Administration’s effort to support greater energy efficiency through the Better Buildings Challenge, the Energy Department today announced the first data center owners and operators who have committed to reduce their energy use by at least 20 percent over the next decade.

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NSLS Industrial User Enhancement Plan The overall goal of this plan for enhancing the NSLS Industrial Users' Program is to encourage greater  

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Industrial User Enhancement Plan Industrial User Enhancement Plan The overall goal of this plan for enhancing the NSLS Industrial Users' Program is to encourage greater use of synchrotron tools by industry researchers, improve access to NSLS beamlines by industrial researchers, and facilitate research collaborations between industrial researchers and NSLS staff, as well as researchers from university and government laboratories. The implementation of this plan will also involve modifications of the existing user access policy. The plan includes the following major elements: Improve the NSLS proposal review system: ï‚· Proposal rating review criteria has been modified to reflect the importance of technology

212

The representation of migrant students in special education in the state of Texas  

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Migrant children are considered one of the most at-risk populations in the United States. They confront multiple obstacles of poverty, poor health, mobility, and limited English proficiency (LEP). These factors contribute to the difficulties...

Razo, Nancy Pena

2005-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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advance1@etal.uri.edu http://www.uri.edu/advance  

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, or a worker's own serious health condition. The FMLA covers private, state and local government employees women have confronted obstacles when attempting to utilize sick leave for maternity leave under

Rhode Island, University of

214

Preliminary evaluation of the use of the greater confinement disposal concept for the disposal of Fernald 11e(2) byproduct material at the Nevada Test Site  

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This report documents a preliminary evaluation of the ability of the greater confinement disposal boreholes at the Nevada Test Site to provide long-term isolation of radionuclides from the disposal of vitrified byproduct material. The byproduct material is essentially concentrated residue from processing uranium ore that contains a complex mixture of radionuclides, many of which are long-lived and present in concentrations greater than 100,000 picoCuries per gram. This material has been stored in three silos at the fernald Environmental Management Project since the early 1950s and will be vitrified into 6,000 yd{sup 3} (4,580 m{sup 3}) of glass gems prior to disposal. This report documents Sandia National Laboratories` preliminary evaluation for disposal of the byproduct material and includes: the selection of quantitative performance objectives; a conceptual model of the disposal system and the waste; results of the modeling; identified issues, and activities necessary to complete a full performance assessment.

Cochran, J.R.; Brown, T.J.; Stockman, H.W.; Gallegos, D.P.; Conrad, S.H. [Sandia National Labs., Albuquerque, NM (United States)] [Sandia National Labs., Albuquerque, NM (United States); Price, L.L. [Sandia National Labs., Albuquerque, NM (United States)] [Sandia National Labs., Albuquerque, NM (United States); [Beta Inc. (United States)

1997-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Performance Evaluations of Prototype Houses: Minimum 40% Residential Building Energy Savings Level Habitat for Humanity of Greater Newburgh Liberty Street Project: April 2003--September 2004  

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Habitat for Humanity International (HfHI) is a nonprofit organization that engages volunteers and would-be homebuyers in programs that emphasize sweat-equity and self-help. Habitat is among the top-ten housing producers in the United States. In collaboration with the HfHI Department of Construction & Environmental Resources, Steven Winter Associates, Inc., (SWA) began working with the Habitat for Humanity of Greater Newburgh (HfHGN) affiliate in Newburgh, New York, in April 2003. Since October 1999, HfHGN has acquired and renovated abandoned houses for an average cost of $45,000 per home. The affiliate serves area families living in overcrowded, substandard housing and spending 50% to 80% of their income on housing. In August 2003, HfHGN began their first new construction project, six row houses located on Liberty Street in Newburgh.

Guilbert, R.; Magee, A.

2005-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

216

Phosphorothioate Oligonucleotides with Low Phosphate Diester Content:? Greater than 99.9% Sulfurization Efficiency with “Aged” Solutions of Phenylacetyl Disulfide (PADS)  

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Phosphorothioate Oligonucleotides with Low Phosphate Diester Content:? Greater than 99.9% Sulfurization Efficiency with “Aged” Solutions of Phenylacetyl Disulfide (PADS) ... Modified oligonucleotides as modulators of gene expression are currently under intense investigation as novel therapeutic agents of high specificity through antisense mechanisms of action.1 Among the oligonucleotide modifications reported to date, phosphorothioate (PS) oligonucleotides, where one nonbridging oxygen of the internucleotide linkage is replaced by a sulfur atom, are the first class of antisense therapeutics to get marketing approval by regulatory agencies. ... Incomplete sulfurization during solid-phase synthesis of PS-oligonucleotides using phosphoramidite chemistry was identified as the cause of formation of two new classes of process-related oligonucleotide impurities containing a DMTr-C-phosphonate moiety. ...

Achim H. Krotz; Dennis Gorman; Paul Mataruse; Craig Foster; James D. Godbout; Christopher C. Coffin; Anthony N. Scozzari

2004-10-20T23:59:59.000Z

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ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND CONSERVATION BLOCK GRANT (EECBG) - BETTER BUILDINGS NEIGHBORHOOD PROGRAM AT GREATER CINCINNATI ENERGY ALLIANCE Project Title: Home Performance with Energy Star® and Better Buildings Performance  

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The Greater Cincinnati Energy Alliance (Energy Alliance) is a nonprofit economic development agency dedicated to helping Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky communities reduce energy consumption. The Energy Alliance has launched programs to educate homeowners, commercial property owners, and nonprofit organizations about energy efficiency opportunities they can use to drive energy use reductions and financial savings, while extending significant focus to creating/retaining jobs through these programs. The mission of the Energy Alliance is based on the premise that investment in energy efficiency can lead to transformative economic development in a region. With support from seven municipalities, the Energy Alliance began operation in early 2010 and has been among the fastest growing nonprofit organizations in the Greater Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky area. The Energy Alliance offers two programs endorsed by the Department of Energy: the Home Performance with ENERGY STAR® Program for homeowners and the Better Buildings Performance Program for commercial entities. Both programs couple expert guidance, project management, and education in energy efficiency best practices with incentives and innovative energy efficiency financing to help building owners effectively invest in the energy efficiency, comfort, health, longevity, and environmental impact of their residential or commercial buildings. The Energy Alliance has raised over $23 million of public and private capital to build a robust market for energy efficiency investment. Of the $23 million, $17 million was a direct grant from the Department of Energy Better Buildings Neighborhood Program (BBNP). The organization’s investments in energy efficiency projects in the residential and commercial sector have led to well over $50 million in direct economic activity and created over 375,000 hours of labor created or retained. In addition, over 250 workers have been trained through the Building Performance Training Center, a program that was developed and funded by the Energy Alliance and housed at Cincinnati State Technical and Community College. Nearly 100 residential and commercial contractors currently participate in the Energy Alliance’s two major programs, which have together served over 2,800 residential and 100 commercial customers. Additionally, the Energy Alliance established loan programs for homeowners, nonprofits and commercial businesses. The GC-HELP program was established to provide up to ten year low interest, unsecured loans to homeowners to cover the energy efficiency products they purchased through the Energy Alliance approved contractor base. To date the Energy Alliance has financed over $1 million in energy efficiency loans for homeowners, without any loans written off. The nonprofit business community is offered five year, fixed-interest rate loans through the Building Communities Loan Fund of $250,000. Additionally, the Energy Alliance has developed GC-PACE, a commercial financing tool that enables buildings owners to finance their energy upgrades through voluntary property assessments deploying low-interest extended-term capital from the bond market. The Energy Alliance and its partners are actively evaluating additional market-based financing solutions.

Holzhauser, Andy; Jones, Chris; Faust, Jeremy; Meyer, Chris; Van Divender, Lisa

2013-12-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Poly(lactic-co-glycolic) acid loaded nano-insulin has greater potentials of combating arsenic induced hyperglycemia in mice: Some novel findings  

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Diabetes is a menacing problem, particularly to inhabitants of groundwater arsenic contaminated areas needing new medical approaches. This study examines if PLGA loaded nano-insulin (NIn), administered either intraperitoneally (i.p.) or through oral route, has a greater cost-effective anti-hyperglycemic potential than that of insulin in chronically arsenite-fed hyperglycemic mice. The particle size, morphology and zeta potential of nano-insulin were determined using dynamic light scattering method, scanning electronic and atomic force microscopies. The ability of the nano-insulin (NIn) to cross the blood–brain barrier (BBB) was also checked. Circular dichroic spectroscopic (CD) data of insulin and nano-insulin in presence or absence of arsenic were compared. Several diabetic markers in different groups of experimental and control mice were assessed. The mitochondrial functioning through indices like cytochrome c, pyruvate-kinase, glucokinase, ATP/ADP ratio, mitochondrial membrane potential, cell membrane potential and calcium-ion level was also evaluated. Expressions of the relevant marker proteins and mRNAs like insulin, GLUT2, GLUT4, IRS1, IRS2, UCP2, PI3, PPAR?, CYP1A1, Bcl2, caspase3 and p38 for tracking-down the signaling cascade were also analyzed. Results revealed that i.p.-injected nano-encapsulated-insulin showed better results; NIn, due to its smaller size, faster mobility, site-specific release, could cross BBB and showed positive modulation in mitochondrial signaling cascades and other downstream signaling molecules in reducing arsenic-induced-hyperglycemia. CD data indicated that nano-insulin had less distorted secondary structure as compared with that of insulin in presence of arsenic. Thus, overall analyses revealed that PLGA nano-insulin showed better efficacy in combating arsenite-induced-hyperglycemia than that of insulin and therefore, has greater potentials for use in nano-encapsulated form. - Highlights: ? PLGA encapsulated nano-insulin attenuates arsenic-induced diabetes in mice. ? Encapsulated insulin acts effectively at nearly 10 fold lesser dose than insulin. ? Injection route is more effective than oral administration route. ? Nano-insulin can cross blood–brain barrier with added physiological implications. ? Nano-insulin acts mainly through regulation of mitochondrial signaling cascade.

Samadder, Asmita; Das, Jayeeta; Das, Sreemanti; De, Arnab; Saha, Santu Kumar; Bhattacharyya, Soumya Sundar; Khuda-Bukhsh, Anisur Rahman, E-mail: prof_arkb@yahoo.co.in

2013-02-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Greater-than-Class C low-level radioactive waste transportation regulations and requirements study. National Low-Level Waste Management Program  

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The purpose of this report is to identify the regulations and requirements for transporting greater-than-Class C (GTCC) low-level radioactive waste (LLW) and to identify planning activities that need to be accomplished in preparation for transporting GTCC LLW. The regulations and requirements for transporting hazardous materials, of which GTCC LLW is included, are complex and include several Federal agencies, state and local governments, and Indian tribes. This report is divided into five sections and three appendices. Section 1 introduces the report. Section 2 identifies and discusses the transportation regulations and requirements. The regulations and requirements are divided into Federal, state, local government, and Indian tribes subsections. This report does not identify the regulations or requirements of specific state, local government, and Indian tribes, since the storage, treatment, and disposal facility locations and transportation routes have not been specifically identified. Section 3 identifies the planning needed to ensure that all transportation activities are in compliance with the regulations and requirements. It is divided into (a) transportation packaging; (b) transportation operations; (c) system safety and risk analysis, (d) route selection; (e) emergency preparedness and response; and (f) safeguards and security. This section does not provide actual planning since the details of the Department of Energy (DOE) GTCC LLW Program have not been finalized, e.g., waste characterization and quantity, storage, treatment and disposal facility locations, and acceptance criteria. Sections 4 and 5 provide conclusions and referenced documents, respectively.

Tyacke, M.; Schmitt, R.

1993-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

220

Project management plan for low-level mixed waste and greater-than-category 3 waste per tri-party agreement M-91-10  

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The objective of this project management plan is to define the tasks and deliverables that will support the treatment, storage, and disposal of remote-handled and large container contact-handled low-level mixed waste, and the storage of Greater-thaw category 3 waste. The plan is submitted to fulfill the requirements of the Hanford Federal Facility Agreement and Consent Order Milestone M-91-10, The plan was developed in four steps: (1) the volumes of the applicable waste streams and the physical, dangerous, and radioactive characteristics were established using existing databases and forecasts; (2) required treatment was identified for each waste stream based on land disposal restriction treatment standards and waste characterization data; (3) alternatives for providing the required treatment were evaluated and the preferred options were selected; (4) an acquisition plan was developed to establish the technical, schedule, and cost baselines for providing the required treatment capabilities. The major waste streams are tabulated, along with the required treatment for disposal.

BOUNINI, L.

1999-05-20T23:59:59.000Z

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221

Project management plan for low-level mixed wastes and greater-than category 3 waste per Tri-Party Agreement M-91-10  

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The objective of this project management plan is to define the tasks and deliverables that will support the treatment, storage, and disposal of remote-handled and large container contact-handled low-level mixed waste, and the storage of Greater-Than-Category 3 waste. The plan is submitted to fulfill the requirements of the Hanford Federal Facility Agreement and Consent Order Milestone M-91-10. The plan was developed in four steps: (1) the volumes of the applicable waste streams and the physical, dangerous, and radioactive characteristics were established using existing databases and forecasts; (2) required treatment was identified for each waste stream based on land disposal restriction treatment standards and waste characterization data; (3) alternatives for providing the required treatment were evaluated and the preferred options were selected; and (4) an acquisition plan was developed to establish the techuical, schedule, and cost baselines for providing the required treatment capabilities. The major waste streams are summarized in the table below, along with the required treatment for disposal.

BOUNINI, L.

1999-06-17T23:59:59.000Z

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Stakeholder Engagement on the Environmental Impact Statement for the Disposal of Greater-Than-Class C Low-Level Radioactive Waste -12565  

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The Department of Energy's (DOE) Office of Disposal Operations is responsible for developing a permanent disposal capability for a small volume, but highly radioactive, class of commercial low-level radioactive waste, known as Greater-Than-Class C (GTCC) low-level radioactive waste. DOE has issued a draft environmental impact statement (EIS) and will be completing a final EIS under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) that evaluates a range of disposal alternatives. Like other classes of radioactive waste, proposing and evaluating disposal options for GTCC waste is highly controversial, presents local and national impacts, and generates passionate views from stakeholders. Recent national and international events, such as the cancellation of the Yucca Mountain project and the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear accident, have heighten stakeholder awareness of everything nuclear, including disposal of radioactive waste. With these challenges, the Office of Disposal Operations recognizes that informed decision-making that will result from stakeholder engagement and participation is critical to the success of the GTCC EIS project. This paper discusses the approach used by the Office of Disposal Operations to engage stakeholders on the GTCC EIS project, provides advice based on our experiences, and proffers some ideas for future engagements in today's open, always connected cyber environment. (authors)

Gelles, Christine; Joyce, James; Edelman, Arnold [Office of Environmental Management, Office of Disposal Operations-EM-43 (United States)

2012-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

223

Obstacles to innovation management in SMEs.  

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?? This thesis examines innovation, innovation management and the innovation process in SMEs (small and medium enterprises). There are many academic researchers who work on… (more)

WEI, YI

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

224

NUMERICAL SOLUTION OF AN INVERSE OBSTACLE ...  

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such as nanotechnology, biology, information storage, and surface chemistry. Recently novel approaches have been developed for solving a class of inverse ...

2014-09-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Explanation of Significant Differences Between Models used to Assess Groundwater Impacts for the Disposal of Greater-Than-Class C Low-Level Radioactive Waste and Greater-Than-Class C-Like Waste Environmental Impact Statement (DOE/EIS-0375-D) and the  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Models have been used to assess the groundwater impacts to support the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Disposal of Greater-Than-Class C (GTCC) Low-Level Radioactive Waste and GTCC-Like Waste (DOE-EIS 2011) for a facility sited at the Idaho National Laboratory and the Environmental Assessment for the INL Remote-Handled Low-Level Waste Disposal Project (INL 2011). Groundwater impacts are primarily a function of (1) location determining the geologic and hydrologic setting, (2) disposal facility configuration, and (3) radionuclide source, including waste form and release from the waste form. In reviewing the assumptions made between the model parameters for the two different groundwater impacts assessments, significant differences were identified. This report presents the two sets of model assumptions and discusses their origins and implications for resulting dose predictions. Given more similar model parameters, predicted doses would be commensurate.

Annette Schafer; Arthur S. Rood; A. Jeffrey Sondrup

2011-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Obese Class III patients at significantly greater risk of multiple complications after lumbar surgery: an analysis of 10,387 patients in the ACS NSQIP database  

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AbstractBackground context Prior studies on the impact of obesity on spine surgery outcomes have focused mostly on lumbar fusions, do not examine lumbar discectomies or decompressions, and have shown mixed results regarding complications. Differences in sample sizes and body mass index (BMI) thresholds for the definition of the obese versus comparison cohorts could account for the inconsistencies in the literature. Purpose The purpose of the study was to analyze whether different degrees of obesity influence the complication rates in patients undergoing lumbar spine surgery. Study design/setting This was a retrospective cohort analysis of prospectively collected data using the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS NSQIP) database from 2005 to 2010. Patient sample Patients in the de-identified, risk-adjusted, and multi-institutional ACS NSQIP database undergoing lumbar anterior fusion, posterior fusion, transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion/posterior lumbar interbody fusion (TLIF/PLIF), discectomy, or decompression were included. Outcome measures Primary outcome measures were 30-day postsurgical complications, including pulmonary embolism and deep vein thrombosis, death, system-specific complications (wound, pulmonary, urinary, central nervous system, and cardiac), septic complications, and having one or more complications overall. Secondary outcomes were time spent in the operating room, blood transfusions, length of stay, and reoperation within 30 days. Methods Patients undergoing lumbar anterior fusion, posterior fusion, TLIF/PLIF, discectomy, or decompression in the ACS NSQIP, 2005 to 2010, were categorized into four BMI groups: nonobese (18.5–29.9 kg/m2), Obese I (30–34.9 kg/m2), Obese II (35–39.9 kg/m2), and Obese III (greater than or equal to 40 kg/m2). Obese I to III patients were compared with patients in the nonobese category using chi-square test and analysis of variance. Multivariate linear/logistic regression models were used to adjust for preoperative risk factors. Results Data were available for 10,387 patients undergoing lumbar surgery. Of these, 4.5% underwent anterior fusion, 17.9% posterior fusion, 6.3% TLIF/PLIF, 40.7% discectomy, and 30.5% decompression. Among all patients, 25.6% were in the Obese I group, 11.5% Obese II, and 6.9% Obese III. On multivariate analysis, Obese I and III had a significantly increased risk of urinary complications, and Obese II and III patients had a significantly increased risk of wound complications. Only Obese III patients, however, had a statistically increased risk of having increased time spent in the operating room, an extended length of stay, pulmonary complications, and having one or more complications (all pgreater than or equal to 40 kg/m2.

Rafael A. Buerba; Michael C. Fu; Jordan A. Gruskay; William D. Long III; Jonathan N. Grauer

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Community Action Partnership of the Greater Dayton Area Â… Weatherization Assistance Program Funds Provided by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, OAS-RA-11-18  

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Community Action Partnership of the Community Action Partnership of the Greater Dayton Area - Weatherization Assistance Program Funds Provided by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 OAS-RA-11-18 September 2011 Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 September 29, 2011 MEMORANDUM FOR THE ACTING ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND RENEWABLE ENERGY FROM: Rickey R. Hass Deputy Inspector General for Audits and Inspections Office of Inspector General SUBJECT: INFORMATION: Examination Report on "Community Action Partnership of the Greater Dayton Area - Weatherization Assistance Funds Provided by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009" BACKGROUND The attached report presents the results of an examination of the Community Action Partnership

228

Keeping The Lights On In the New World  

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The Lights On In the New World The Lights On In the New World DRAFT REPORT Chapter 2 Generation Adequacy Trends and obstacles confronting greater contribution from generation resources Topic Assignment: Woolf 1 , Cavanagh, Smitherman, Gramlich, Weisgall, Allen, Cauley Chapter 2. Generation Supply Adequacy GENERATION TRENDS During the late 1990's and early 2000's, overall base load generation construction declined as generators were reluctant to commit resources to an unsettled regulatory and developing market based environment. In that same time frame, non-dispatchable or intermittent land-based wind resources began to gain a foothold in mid-western areas. In the U.S. alone, non-dispatchable resources have continued to grow from 7,596 megawatts in 1990 to 23,113 megawatts in 2007.

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Keeping The Lights On In the New World  

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Our New World Energy Future Our New World Energy Future DRAFT REPORT Chapter 2 Generation Adequacy Trends and obstacles confronting greater contribution from generation resources Topic Assignment: Woolf 1 , Cavanagh, Smitherman, Gramlich, Weisgall, Allen, Cauley Chapter 2. Generation Supply Adequacy GENERATION TRENDS During the late 1990's and early 2000's, overall base load generation construction declined as generators were reluctant to commit resources to an unsettled regulatory and developing market based environment. In that same time frame, non-dispatchable or variable land-based wind resources began to gain a foothold in mid-western areas. In the U.S. alone, non-dispatchable resources have continued to grow from 2,013 megawatts in 1990 to 16,114 megawatts in 2007.

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Abstract PD09-07: Breast Cancer Patients with WHO Class II Obesity or Greater (BMI ?35) Have Poorer Overall Survival after Receiving Chemotherapy Compared to Similar Patients with Lower Body Mass Index  

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...Breast Cancer Patients with WHO Class II Obesity or Greater (BMI 35) Have Poorer Overall...women with BMI 30 (WHO criteria of class I obesity or more), which classified 115 women (44.4) as class I obese or more and 144 (55...

P Sharma; S Looney; J Wells; E Mebel; J French; J LaBroad; and TA. Samuel

2010-12-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Less Yin, More Yang: Confronting the Barriers to Cancer Immunotherapy  

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...136-46. 14 Lizee G, Radvanyi LG, Overwijk WW, Hwu P. Immunosuppression in melanoma...Cancer Res 2001;61:6451-8. 44 Overwijk WW, Theoret MR, Finkelstein SE, et...207-14. 62 Lizee G, Radvanyi LG, Overwijk WW, Hwu P. Improving antitumor immune...

Gregory Lizée; Mayra A. Cantu; Patrick Hwu

2007-09-15T23:59:59.000Z

232

Held Hostage: America and Its Allies Confront OPEC, 1973 - 1981  

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War,? New York Times, December 11, 1973, 1, Proquest Historical Newspapers, http://proquest.umi.com. Fox Butterfield, ?Japan Hails Decisions by Arabs: Will Keep Oil-Saving Measures? New York Times, December 26, 1973, 49, Proquest Historical... Newspapers, http://proquest.umi.com. 4 William K. Stevens, ?Rx for American Motors: Power from Abroad,? New York Times, February 6, 1977, 1, Proquest Historical Newspapers, http://proquest.umi.com. 3 In Europe and in Japan, leaders also attempted...

Barr, Kathleen

2012-07-16T23:59:59.000Z

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Marketing "Honor Killing" Memoirs: Confronting Western Depictions of Muslim Women  

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Postcolonial Exotic: Marketing the Margins. New York:of cultural expression. Marketing the Margins as ExoticHuggan’s analysis about “marketing the exotic” in his book,

Pazargadi, Leila

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Variability in active galactic nuclei: confrontation of models with observations  

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......flux. The time-scale of the light variation corresponds to the...However, observations of quasar light curves imply time-scales of...parameter sets to produce simulated light curves from which they can evaluate...had come to be known as the Christmas tree model (Pica Smith 1983......

M.R.S. Hawkins

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Confronting the Black Swan: A Case Study of Corporate Learning  

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Objectives of the Study The objective of this mixed methods case study is two-fold. First, it explores corporate learning using the theory of organizational knowledge creation and one US based corporation to determine the ...

Broaddus, Tamathy Swift

2013-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Unequal Treatment: Confronting Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health Care  

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...access. They ground this view in well-described and engaging theories about the roles of race, nonverbal communication, and inferential thinking that invisibly alter the clinical encounter between a patient who is a member of a minority group and a physician who is not. They conclude that "stereotyping, biases... The life expectancy of members of most minority groups in the United States is shorter than it is for white Americans. For example, the gap in life expectancy between black Americans and white Americans is about six years. Against this bleak backdrop, a ...

Bach P.B.

2003-09-25T23:59:59.000Z

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CONFRONTING COLD DARK MATTER PREDICTIONS WITH OBSERVED GALAXY ROTATIONS  

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The rich statistics of galaxy rotations as captured by the velocity function (VF) provide invaluable constraints on galactic baryon physics and the nature of dark matter (DM). However, the comparison of observed galaxy rotations against cosmological models is prone to subtle caveats that can easily lead to misinterpretations. Our analysis reveals full statistical consistency between {approx}5000 galaxy rotations, observed in line-of-sight projection, and predictions based on the standard cosmological model ({Lambda}CDM) at the mass-resolution of the Millennium simulation (H I line-based circular velocities above {approx}50 km s{sup -1}). Explicitly, the H I linewidths in the H I Parkes All Sky Survey (HIPASS) are found to be consistent with those in S{sup 3}-SAX, a post-processed semi-analytic model for the Millennium simulation. Previously found anomalies in the VF can be plausibly attributed to (1) the mass-limit of the Millennium simulation, (2) confused sources in HIPASS, (3) inaccurate inclination measurements for optically faint sources, and (4) the non-detectability of gas-poor early-type galaxies. These issues can be bypassed by comparing observations and models using linewidth source counts rather than VFs. We investigate if and how well such source counts can constrain the temperature of DM.

Obreschkow, Danail; Meyer, Martin; Power, Chris; Staveley-Smith, Lister [International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR), M468, University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Hwy, Crawley, WA 6009 (Australia)] [International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR), M468, University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Hwy, Crawley, WA 6009 (Australia); Ma, Xiangcheng [The University of Sciences and Technology of China, Centre for Astrophysics, Hefei, Anhui 230026 (China)] [The University of Sciences and Technology of China, Centre for Astrophysics, Hefei, Anhui 230026 (China); Zwaan, Martin [European Southern Observatory, Karl-Schwarzschild-Str. 2, D-85748 Garching b. Muenchen (Germany)] [European Southern Observatory, Karl-Schwarzschild-Str. 2, D-85748 Garching b. Muenchen (Germany); Drinkwater, Michael J. [School of Mathematics and Physics, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD 4072 (Australia)] [School of Mathematics and Physics, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD 4072 (Australia)

2013-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Confronting earthquake risk in Japan—are private households underinsured?  

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Despite the fact that Japan is an earthquake-prone country and Japanese ... risk averse, less than half of Japanese households are insured against earthquake risk. Based on...

Franz Waldenberger

2013-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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DOE/EIS-0375D: Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Disposal of Greater-Than-Class C (GTCC) Low-Level Radioactive Waste and GTCC-Like Waste (DOE/EIS-0375D)(February 2011)  

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Impact Statement for the Volume 1: Chapters 1 through 8 February 2011 Disposal of Greater-Than-Class C (GTCC) Low-Level Radioactive Waste and GTCC-Like Waste (DOE/EIS-0375-D) T H E U.S. D E P A R T M E N T O F E N E R G Y ENERGY U.S. DEPARTMENT OF On the cover: The photographs on the front cover are, from left to right: glove boxes contaminated with GTCC Other Waste, abandoned Am-241 and Cs-137 gauges and shipping shields, and disused well logging sources being loaded into a 55-gallon drum. Draft GTCC EIS Cover Sheet COVER SHEET Lead Agency: U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Cooperating Agency: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Title: Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Disposal of Greater-Than-Class C (GTCC) Low-Level Radioactive Waste and GTCC-Like Waste (DOE/EIS-0375-D)

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DOE/EIS-0375D: Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Disposal of Greater-Than-Class (GTCC) Low-Level Radioactive Waste and GTCC-Like Waste (February 2011)  

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Disposal of Greater-Than-Class C (GTCC) Low-Level Radioactive Waste and GTCC-Like Waste (DOE/EIS-0375-D) February 2011 SUMMARY ENERGY U.S. DEPARTMENT OF U.S. D E P A R T M E N T O F E N E R G Y On the cover: The photographs on the front cover are, from left to right: glove boxes contaminated with GTCC Other Waste, abandoned Am-241 and Cs-137 gauges and shipping shields, and disused well logging sources being loaded into a 55-gallon drum. COVER SHEET Lead Agency: U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Cooperating Agency: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Title: Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Disposal of Greater-Than-Class C (GTCC) Low-Level Radioactive Waste and GTCC-Like Waste (DOE/EIS-0375-D)

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Promoting greater Federal energy productivity [Final report  

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This document is a close-out report describing the work done under this DOE grant to improve Federal Energy Productivity. Over the four years covered in this document, the Alliance To Save Energy conducted liaison with the private sector through our Federal Energy Productivity Task Force. In this time, the Alliance held several successful workshops on the uses of metering in Federal facilities and other meetings. We also conducted significant research on energy efficiency, financing, facilitated studies of potential energy savings in energy intensive agencies, and undertook other tasks outlined in this report.

Hopkins, Mark; Dudich, Luther

2003-03-05T23:59:59.000Z

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Nuclear safety lies in greater transparency  

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... China’s nuclear expansion relies on generation III reactors, such as the Westinghouse AP1000 and the Areva European Pressurized Reactor (EPR). The industry promises that these models ... work and cost-cutting often flourish, will sacrifice safety for speed. To date, the AP1000 reactors in the Zhejiang and Shandong provinces are the only commercial units worldwide. Of ...

Qiang Wang

2013-02-26T23:59:59.000Z

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THE CROCODILIAN INDICATOR IN THE GREATER EVERGLADES  

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Park management objectives will play a direct role in determining success here. If conditions remain management objectives will play a direct role in determining success here. If conditions remain constant condition (component score = 0.17) combined for a location score of 0.5 and so current conditions do

Mazzotti, Frank

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THE CROCODILIAN INDICATOR IN THE GREATER EVERGLADES  

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and management objectives play an important part in determining success here. If conditions remain constant role in determining success here. If conditions remain as they currently are, restoration goals objectives will play a direct role in determining success here. If conditions remain constant, prognosis

Mazzotti, Frank

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Greater solubility usually = greater toxicity Chromium (Cr) Six oxidation states, +1, +2, +3, +4, +5, +6  

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(depleted uranium) · 4 oxidation states (+4, +6 most common) · U(VI) water-soluble, U(IV) in-soluble Metals Uranium ­ heaviest natural element - 17 isotopes · Natural form % = U-238 (99.27), U-235 (0.72), U-234 (0 in nuclear fuel ­ U-235 (readily fissionable) · Used in nuclear and conventional weapons · Uranium enrichment

Bruns, Tom

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Determinants of Toxicity, Patterns of Failure, and Outcome Among Adult Patients With Soft Tissue Sarcomas of the Extremity and Superficial Trunk Treated With Greater Than Conventional Doses of Perioperative High-Dose-Rate Brachytherapy and External Beam Radiotherapy  

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Purpose: The present study was undertaken to determine factors predictive of toxicity, patterns of failure, and survival in 60 adult patients with soft tissue sarcomas of the extremity and superficial trunk treated with combined perioperative high-dose-rate brachytherapy and external beam radiotherapy. Methods and Materials: The patients were treated with surgical resection and perioperative high-dose-rate brachytherapy (16 or 24 Gy) for negative and close/microscopically positive resection margins, respectively. External beam radiotherapy (45 Gy) was added postoperatively to reach a 2-Gy equivalent dose of 62.9 and 72.3 Gy, respectively. Adjuvant chemotherapy with ifosfamide and doxorubicin was given to patients with advanced high-grade tumors. Results: Grade 3 toxic events were observed in 18 patients (30%) and Grade 4 events in 6 patients (10%). No Grade 5 events were observed. A location in the lower limb was significant for Grade 3 or greater toxic events on multivariate analysis (p = .013), and the tissue volume encompassed by the 150% isodose line showed a trend toward statistical significance (p = .086). The local control, locoregional control, and distant control rate at 9 years was 77.4%, 69.5%, and 63.8%, respectively. On multivariate analysis, microscopically involved margins correlated with local control (p = .036) and locoregional control (p = .007) and tumor size correlated with distant metastases (p = .004). The 9-year disease-free survival and overall survival rate was 47.0% and 61.5%, respectively. Multivariate analysis showed poorer disease-free survival rates for patients with tumors >6 cm (p = .005) and microscopically involved margins (p = .043), and overall survival rates decreased with increasing tumor size (p = .011). Conclusions: Grade 3 or greater wound complications can probably be decreased using meticulous treatment planning to decrease the tissue volume encompassed by the 150% isodose line, especially in lower limb locations. Microscopically involved margins remain a predictor of local and locoregional failure, despite radiation doses >70 Gy. Patients with tumors {>=}6 cm and microscopically involved margins are at high risk of treatment failure and death from the development of distant metastases.

San Miguel, Inigo [Department of Radiation Oncology, Clinica Universidad de Navarra, University of Navarra, Navarre (Spain); San Julian, Mikel [Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Clinica Universidad de Navarra, University of Navarra, Navarre (Spain); Cambeiro, Mauricio [Department of Radiation Oncology, Clinica Universidad de Navarra, University of Navarra, Navarre (Spain); Sanmamed, Miguel Fernandez [Department of Medical Oncology, Clinica Universidad de Navarra, University of Navarra, Navarre (Spain); Vazquez-Garcia, Blanca [Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Clinica Universidad de Navarra, University of Navarra, Navarre (Spain); Pagola, Maria; Gaztanaga, Miren [Department of Radiation Oncology, Clinica Universidad de Navarra, University of Navarra, Navarre (Spain); Martin-Algarra, Salvador [Department of Medical Oncology, Clinica Universidad de Navarra, University of Navarra, Navarre (Spain); Martinez-Monge, Rafael, E-mail: rmartinezm@unav.es [Department of Radiation Oncology, Clinica Universidad de Navarra, University of Navarra, Navarre (Spain)

2011-11-15T23:59:59.000Z

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ALTERNATIVEMEDICINE Doubts greet positive outcome of  

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silk purse for researchers p.315 GERMANY Creative funding for a biomedical powerhouse in Berlin p.317 opportunity to confront climate change and invest in science and technology comes with towering obstacles to regulate the gas under the Clean Air Act.

Toohey, Darin W.

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Flying between obstacles with an autonomous knife-edge maneuver  

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We develop an aircraft and control system that is capable of repeatedly performing a high speed (7m/s or 16 MPH) "knife-edge" maneuver through a gap that is smaller than the aircraft's wingspan. The maneuver consists of ...

Barry, Andrew J. (Andrew James)

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

249

Obstacles to Collectivization Among Indigenous Communities: Two Venezuelan Cases  

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: University of Michigan Press. Schwartz, Barry 1970 "Notes on the Sociology of Sleep." Sociological Quarterly 11:485-499. SPSS Inc. 1986 SPSSX User's Guide. 2nd ed. New York: McGraw-HilI. Stoneall, Linda 01983 Country Life, City Life. New York: Praeger. Turner... and the Prince" stand above the collec­ tivity.14 This ideology, reinforced daily in a variety of ways has further unified the Bari against outside influence. ' In contrast to the history of the Bari, the Pume lost all of their land to the large cattle ranches...

Gouveia, Lourdes

1988-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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THE TWO-PHASE FRACTIONAL OBSTACLE PROBLEM 1 ...  

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rate of the minimizers from the free boundary (Theorem 6.1) which then implies ...... Passing to the limit, we obtain that vj converges (over a subsequence) ...... G. Duvaut and J.-L. Lions, Inequalities in mechanics and physics, Springer-Verlag,.

2014-06-26T23:59:59.000Z

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Political obstacles to adopting congestion pricing in New York City  

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In April 2007, New York City's Mayor Bloomberg released PlaNYC, a broad ranging set of planning initiatives for the city. A centerpiece of the plan was a congestion-pricing proposal for the downtown core in Manhattan. The ...

Lynch, Patrick (Patrick Michael)

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

252

Obstacles to Determining Punitive Damages in Class Actions  

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Courts and commentators have often embraced the class action device as an ideal means of assessing punitive damages fairly in mass tort cases. In this Article, Professor Hines sounds a cautionary note by identifying a number of procedural...

Hines, Laura J.

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Obstacles and Opportunity: Overcoming Barriers in Today's CHP Marketplace  

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to improve existing incentive programs. By far the most important incentives, according to CHP developers and supporters, are tax incentives or other types of incentives (such as feed-in-tariffs) that offer a set monetary benefit per system output... developers were keen to discuss was a feed-in-tariff (FIT). A FIT is a long-term contract a generator may enter into with a utility to have the generator?s power purchased at a set rate ? typically higher than the wholesale rates that some CHP systems now...

Chittum, A.; Kaufman, N.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Efficient Obstacle-Avoiding Rectilinear Steiner Tree Construction  

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Taiwan University, Taipei 106, Taiwan enorm@eda.ee.ntu.edu.tw, ywchang@cc.ee.ntu.edu.tw, yangc@csie.ntu an effective and efficient algorithm for the OARSMT problem to facilitate the IC design flow. Previous methods

Chang, Yao-Wen

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Dissertation while on internship: Obstacles and predictors of progress  

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Dissertation status of intern applicants is an issue for training directors and students alike. Two major concerns are that students may fail to finish the dissertation after the internship and that they may be distracted during internship while...

Krieshok, Thomas S.; Lopez, Shane J.; Somberg, D. R.; Cantrell, P. J.

2000-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Maritime intent estimation and the detection of unknown obstacles  

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The benefits of using Unmanned Undersea Vehicles (UUVs) in maritime operations are numerous. However, before these benefits can be realized, UUV capabilities must be expanded. This thesis focuses on improving certain aspects ...

Fong, Edward H. L. (Edward Hsiang Lung), 1980-

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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BPA and partners surmount unique obstacles on Grand Coulee project  

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credits the project's success to relying on the expert support of the team, including BPA substation engineer James Kelly, transmission designer Len Custer, tower designers...

258

The Pressure of Water Waves upon a Fixed Obstacle  

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...approximations are made for sections of ship form. The examination was made...applications in the problem of a ship advancing through a train of waves...small proportion of the observed effect; the motions of the ship, and in particular its oscillations...

1940-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

259

Gamesplaying An Obstacle to Cost-Effective Grant Spending  

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According to Dorothy Jongeward, author of Everybody Wins: Transactional Analysis Applied to Organizations,

Frea E. Sladek; Eugene L. Stein

1981-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

260

Overcoming the obstacles: life stories of scientists with learning disabilities  

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Teens.................................................................................... 97 Careers Based on Strengths...................................................................................... 98 Developed Coping Techniques...: ?No otherwise qualified handicapped individual in the United States?shall, solely by reason of his handicap, be excluded from the participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving...

Force, Crista Marie

2009-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Overcoming mixed waste management obstacles - A company wide approach  

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The dual regulation of mixed waste by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission and the Environmental Protection Agency has significantly complicated the treatment, storage and disposal of this waste. Because of the limited treatment and disposal options available, facilities generating mixed waste are also being forced to acquire storage permits to meet requirements associated with the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act. Due to the burdens imposed by the regulatory climate, Entergy Operations has undertaken a proactive approach to managing its mixed waste. Their approach is company wide and simplistic in nature. Utilizing the peer groups to develop strategies and a company wide procedure for guidance on mixed waste activities, they have focused on areas where they have the most control and can achieve the greatest benefits from their efforts. A key aspect of the program includes training and employee awareness regarding mixed waste minimization practices. In addition, Entergy Operations is optimizing the implementation of regulatory provisions that facilitate more flexible management practices for mixed waste. This presentation focuses on the team approach to developing mixed waste managements programs and the utilization of innovative thinking and planning to minimize the regulatory burdens. It will also describe management practices and philosophies that have provided more flexibility in implementing a safe and effective company wide mixed waste management program.

Buckley, R.N. [Entergy Operations, Inc., Jackson, MS (United States)

1996-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

262

Multiple scattering of surface waves from discrete obstacles  

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......complete time domain response to a given incident...and the dominant frequencies of regional phases...propagation at a frequency of 1Hz. The model...X (2m + 1) and storage considerations limit...note that the energy in the fundamental Rayleigh mode R1 at frequencies as high as 1.0Hz......

M. G. Bostock; B. L. N. Kennett

1992-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Stereo-Vision-Based Obstacle Avoidance in Rough Outdoor Terrain  

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on chemical or nuclear plants are only a few possible scenarios. Unmanned vehicles could patrol frontiers and powerful robot navigation system for rough and vegetated outdoor terrain. Vegetation in that context of natural disasters, large-scale accidents and terrorism. Fire infernos, hurricanes, air crashes and attacks

Berns, Karsten

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Obstacle Avoidance for Trajectory Tracking Control of Wheeled Mobile Robots  

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The wheeled mobile robots used in the flexible manufacturing systems act ... proposes a new control method for the wheeled mobile robots movement in the presence of static and...

R?zvan ?olea; Daniela Cristina Cernega

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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NREL Overcomes Obstacles in Lignin Valorization (Fact Sheet)  

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This NREL Highlight is being produced for the 2015 February Alliance S&T Board meeting, and describes research that shows lignin can be converted into renewable fuels, chemicals, and materials.

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2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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NREL Overcomes Obstacles in Lignin Valorization (Fact Sheet)...  

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Going forward, this approach can be applied to many different types of biomass feedstocks and combined with a variety of strategies for breaking down lignin, engineering...

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NREL: News - New Process Helps Overcome Obstacles to Produce...  

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conceptual approach we demonstrate can be applied to many different types of biomass feedstocks and combined with many different strategies for breaking down lignin,...

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The modeling of complex continua: Fundamental obstacles and grand challenges  

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The research is divided into: discontinuities and adaptive computation, chaotic flows, dispersion of flow in porous media, and nonlinear waves and nonlinear materials. The research program has emphasized innovative computation and theory. The approach depends on abstracting mathematical concepts and computational methods from individual applications to a wide range of problems involving complex continua. The generic difficulties in the modeling of continua that guide this abstraction are multiple length and time scales, microstructures (bubbles, droplets, vortices, crystal defects), and chaotic or random phenomena described by a statistical formulation.

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1993-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Opportunities and obstacles for foreign investors in Turkish real estate  

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This paper examines the Turkish real estate market from the viewpoint of foreign investors contemplating entering into that market. Since 2002, the government of Turkey has been implementing an aggressive economic reform ...

Halkali, Hasan

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Solid-Phase Extraction Combined with High-Performance Liquid Chromatography?Atmospheric Pressure Chemical Ionization?Mass Spectrometry Analysis of Pesticides in Water:? Method Performance and Application in a Reconnaissance Survey of Residues in Drinking Water in Greater Cairo, Egypt  

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Solid-Phase Extraction Combined with High-Performance Liquid Chromatography?Atmospheric Pressure Chemical Ionization?Mass Spectrometry Analysis of Pesticides in Water:? Method Performance and Application in a Reconnaissance Survey of Residues in Drinking Water in Greater Cairo, Egypt ... Each shipment, which included 24 cartridges, weighed <454 g and cost approximately 200 Egyptian pounds ($40 U.S.). ...

Thomas L. Potter; Mahmoud A. Mohamed; Hannah Ali

2006-12-22T23:59:59.000Z

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Greater Northdale, Florida: Energy Resources | Open Energy Information  

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Northdale, Florida: Energy Resources Northdale, Florida: Energy Resources Jump to: navigation, search Equivalent URI DBpedia Coordinates 28.104178°, -82.518366° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":28.104178,"lon":-82.518366,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

272

Greater Sun Center, Florida: Energy Resources | Open Energy Information  

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Center, Florida: Energy Resources Center, Florida: Energy Resources Jump to: navigation, search Equivalent URI DBpedia Coordinates 27.718086°, -82.351759° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":27.718086,"lon":-82.351759,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Greater Carrollwood, Florida: Energy Resources | Open Energy Information  

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Carrollwood, Florida: Energy Resources Carrollwood, Florida: Energy Resources Jump to: navigation, search Equivalent URI DBpedia Coordinates 28.0544223°, -82.5131717° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":28.0544223,"lon":-82.5131717,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

274

The Quebec Act and the Demise of Greater Britain.  

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??This study examines how events in one part of the British Empire had unintended consequences in another part of the empire through the examination of… (more)

Henson, Trevor Michael

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

275

Greater focus needed on methane leakage from natural gas infrastructure  

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...Protection Agency’s Clean Air Markets Web page (http...gas vehicles from gasoline or diesel vehicles...for the comparison of CNG and diesel for heavy-duty...Emissions for Heavy-Duty CNG and Diesel Fuel Cycles. As summarized...

Ramón A. Alvarez; Stephen W. Pacala; James J. Winebrake; William L. Chameides; Steven P. Hamburg

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

276

Conditions for collection efficiencies greater than one hundred percent  

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An account is given for the conditions under which the collection efficiency is hydrogenated amorphous silicon pin-diodes increases to values larger than 100%. By specific bias illumination through the p-side bias generated photocarriers are collected under certain probe beam conditions of the collection efficiency measurement, leading to apparent large collection efficiencies. By numerical modeling they investigated the influence of the diode thickness, bias photon flux and probe absorption coefficient as well as applied voltage for possible sensor applications which may utilize this optical amplifying principle. The alternative with bias light through the n-side and probe light through the p-side is also explored. Collection efficiency values determined by the photogating of bias generated holes become only slightly larger than 100% in contrast to the electron case where values in excess of 3,000% are presented.

Brueggemann, R.; Zollondz, J.H.; Main, C.; Gao, W.

1997-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

277

Captive propagation and brood behavior of greater prairie chickens  

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the Kruskal-Wallis 1-way analysis of variance statistical test (Siegel 1956) to determine if there were differences in the behavioral categories among the brood groups. If a significant difference was found, a Kruskal-Wallis multiple comparisons test... the Kruskal-Wallis 1-way analysis of variance statistical test (Siegel 1956) to determine if there were differences in the behavioral categories among the brood groups. If a significant difference was found, a Kruskal-Wallis multiple comparisons test...

Drake, David

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

278

Achieving greater energy efficiency in the built environment.  

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??This thesis aims to examine which policies and instruments are currently in place at local and regional levels in the Netherlands improving energy efficiency of… (more)

Holstein, Frank

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

279

Eight Approaches to Enable Greater Energy Efficiency: A Guide...  

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Developing an Evaluation Measurement, and Verification Plan: Residential Retrofits A Primer on EM&V, Data Collection, Tracking and Reporting of Efficiency Savings, and Supporting...

280

Tailored hospital supply chain for greater return on investment  

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The cost of healthcare has been increasing over the past several years. From 1997 to 2002, the average cost for hospital stays increased 24 percent. The increase in healthcare cost can be explained by malpractice law suits ...

Jan, Paul Jenq-Haw

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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281

Greater Platte River Basins Symposium PROGRAM Thursday, October 7  

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of the Niobrara River in the National Scenic Reach, Nebraska ­ Jason Alexander, US Geological Survey ­ Nebraska

Nebraska-Lincoln, University of

282

Conifer Cover Increase in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem: Frequency,  

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in the extent of conifer forest cover. Meanwhile, conifer forests in unburned parts of the GYE have contin- ued gradients of elevation, aspect, vegetation type, and proximity to nearby conifer forest. The most dynamic- physical factors; forest dynamics; conifer cover; aerial photos. INTRODUCTION Conifer forest dynamics

Lawrence, Rick L.

283

Discrimination reversal learning reveals greater female behavioural flexibility in guppies  

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...can be explained in terms of the different...corridor before it could enter the experimental...natural tendency to search for small carotenoid-rich...discrimination and Hamilton search learning in infant...1974 Persistence and search influenced by natural...allowing the subject to enter the experimental...

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

284

Greater focus needed on methane leakage from natural gas infrastructure  

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...Fort Worth Natural Gas Air Quality Study...Fort Worth Natural Gas Air Quality Study...of SO2 from coal-fired power plants in the United...the U.S. natural gas industry. Chemosphere...SNG for Electricity Generation. Environ Sci Technol...

Ramón A. Alvarez; Stephen W. Pacala; James J. Winebrake; William L. Chameides; Steven P. Hamburg

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

285

Greater focus needed on methane leakage from natural gas infrastructure  

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...benefits of natural gas fuel-technology pathways. Significant progress appears possible given...leakage in the natural gas system (EPA reports a range of-19% to...factor for stationary gas turbines of 110 lbMMBtu [AP-42...

Ramón A. Alvarez; Stephen W. Pacala; James J. Winebrake; William L. Chameides; Steven P. Hamburg

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

286

GREATER NEWPORT AND GREENBRIER VALLEY BLACK FLY SUPPRESSION PROGRAM  

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were found to the Pigeon, Little Pigeon, and French Broad Rivers. Several states have implemented (Bti). This material replaced broad-spectrum chemicals in the early 1980's and is now the only

Moulton, Kevin

287

The War for the Greater Middle East Professor Andrew Bacevich  

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zones of conflict: the Persian Gulf (emphasizing Saudi Arabia, Iraq, and Iran); Palestine (that is the implications of Persian Gulf oil for Great Power politics. What mechanisms were established to facilitate its exploitation and control? Who benefited as a result? How did Persian Gulf oil affect the conduct of World War

Guenther, Frank

288

COMPLETION REPORT Identifying Habitats for Greater Sage-Grouse Population  

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,093 km2 Atlantic Rim Project Area (ARPA) of south-central, Wyoming, which is being developed for coalbed methane natural gas (CBNG) resources. To reach our objective we modeled habitat selection, as resource

Beck, Jeffrey L.

289

Molluscan Mariculture in the Greater Caribbean: An Overview  

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received increased attention in recent years in an effort to produce more seafood for in- habitants.i'?nezuela, and Mexico, and In many areas, however, seafood de- mand exceeds both the current catch and potentially seafood consumption rates (local residents and tourists), permitted a comparison between island

290

Texas: City of San Antonio Demonstrates Value of Greater Investments...  

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to align and build on the goals and objectives of San Antonio's Mission Verde Sustainability Plan-Building a 21st Century Economy. Adopted by the City Council in February...

291

Greater flexibility, greater growth: A comparative study of labor and capitalist models in Japan, Germany, and the United States.  

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??After the end of the Second World War, three major economic powers emerged. Japan in Asia, Germany in Europe, and the United States in North… (more)

Thompson, Jay Arthur

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

292

Confronting the winds: orientation and flight behaviour of roosting swifts, Apus apus  

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...expected to match the wind speed up to the maximum speed that their power capacity allows...stationary ight into the wind at speed W, under...conditions of a convex power func- tion P(V...carried away by the wind. 3. METHODS We used...X-band, 200kW peak power, 0.25ms pulse duration...

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

293

AMS-02 data confront acceleration of cosmic ray secondaries in nearby sources  

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We revisit the model proposed earlier to account for the observed increase in the positron fraction in cosmic rays with increasing energy, in the light of new data from the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer (AMS-02) experiment. The model accounts for the production and acceleration of secondary electrons and positrons in nearby supernova remnants which results in an additional, harder component that becomes dominant at high energies. By fitting this to AMS-02 data we can calculate the expected concomitant rise of the boron-to-carbon ratio, as well as of the fraction of antiprotons. If these predictions are confirmed by the forthcoming AMS-02 data it would conclusively rule out all other proposed explanations, in particular, dark matter annihilations or decays.

Philipp Mertsch and Subir Sarkar

2014-09-09T23:59:59.000Z

294

Cognitive mapping of chief executive officers' minds: confronting Chinese global competitiveness  

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In Western philosophy on epistemology, there has long been the traditional divide between what is a priori vs. a posteriori. This is taken as the starting point for a conceptual framing of an empirically grounded inquiry into the minds of Indian chief executive officer (CEOs) about Chinese strategic thinking. The objective of this a posteriori experimentation is to cross culturally map Indian CEOs' knowledge – broadly defined as understandings, doubts, responses, surprises, concerns, beliefs and values, when they are put face-to-face with rapidly rising Chinese competitive pressures. To provide the focus of inquiry, the author uses the precepts of the 2,500 years old Art of War by Sun Tzu as experimental parameterisation of knowledge concerning Chinese competitive, strategic thinking. From the results of experimentation, the first and main author then produces a cognitive map that yields intriguing insights to the mental state of CEOs' knowing and concerning about Chinese strategy.

Check Teck Foo; Peter McKiernan; James Wong

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

295

E-Print Network 3.0 - arthritis confronting complexity Sample...  

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crobiology-Immunology, Northwestern University Collection: Biology and Medicine 2 CURRICULUM VITAE DANIEL J. McCARTY, M.D. Summary: of Arthritis and Metabolic Diseases, Department...

296

MAGICC haloes: confronting simulations with observations of the circumgalactic medium at z = 0  

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......maximum velocity of the material in the box is |deltav...ionization). Proper handling of radiative transfer...correspond to optically thin material, i.e. where the...presents three phase diagrams of the CGM material in each galaxy. The......

G. S. Stinson; C. Brook; J. Xavier Prochaska; Joe Hennawi; Sijing Shen; J. Wadsley; Andrew Pontzen; H. M. P. Couchman; T. Quinn; Andrea V. Macciò; Brad K. Gibson

2012-09-11T23:59:59.000Z

297

Living in the Tensions: Camus, Qohelet, and the Confrontation with the Absurd.  

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??This thesis examines the spiritual dimensions of Albert Camus's "cycle of the absurd" – The Myth of Sisyphus, The Stranger, and Caligula – by paralleling Camus's absurd… (more)

Morgan, Justin Keith

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

298

UC BERKELEY COLLEGE OF NATURAL RESOURCES l SpRiNG 2013 Confronting the  

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hazards like air pollution. Climate change will turn up the heat. Story on page 10. PHOTO: Jim Block #12 Center for Weight and Health gears up for its cosponsorship of the biennial Childhood Obesity Conference in Cleansing Salton Sea Toxins ... and more 6 ON the GrOuNd CNR Research in Obesity 8 Campus Briefs Hawaii

Wildermuth, Mary C

299

Solar energy research at Princeton University Universities today bear the same responsibility to confront environmental challenges  

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, including ground-source heat pumps ("geothermal"), biofuels for the central power plant, and solar electric by the central power facility that provides power, heating, and cooling to campus buildings. Although additional models, behavior patterns, political perspectives, international relations, and rewards systems

300

Confrontation entre rsultats exprimentaux et numriques pour la simulation de l'interaction outil/abradable  

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,version1-10Apr2014 Author manuscript, published in "Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power 135 importance. Based on a numerical strategy detailed in a previous publication by the authors, the present in the context of translational high-speed interactions with a rigid tool. The developed plastic constitutive law

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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301

Dynamical vacuum energy in the expanding Universe confronted with observations: a dedicated study  

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Despite the many efforts, our theoretical understanding of the ultimate nature of the dark energy component of the universe still lags well behind the astounding experimental evidence achieved from the increasingly sophisticated observational tools at our disposal. While the canonical possibility is a strict cosmological constant, or rigid vacuum energy density $\\rho_{\\Lambda}=$const., the exceeding simplicity of this possibility lies also at the root of its unconvincing theoretical status, as there is no explanation for the existence of such constant for the entire cosmic history. Herein we explore general models of the vacuum energy density slowly evolving with the Hubble function $H$ and/or its time derivative, $\\rho_{\\Lambda}(H,\\dot{H})$. Some of these models are actually well-motivated from the theoretical point of view and may provide a rich phenomenology that could be explored in future observations, whereas some others have more limitations. In this work, we put them to the test and elucidate which ones are still compatible with the present observations and which ones are already ruled out. We consider their implications on structure formation, in combination with data on type Ia supernovae, the Cosmic Microwave Background, the Baryonic Acoustic Oscillations, and the predicted redshift distribution of cluster-size collapsed structures. The relation of these vacuum models on possible evidence of dynamical dark energy recently pointed out in the literature is also briefly addressed.

Adria Gomez-Valent; Joan Sola; Spyros Basilakos

2014-11-27T23:59:59.000Z

302

Electroweak Symmetry Breaking and the Higgs Boson: Confronting Theories at Colliders  

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In this review, we discuss methods of parsing direct and indirect information from collider experiments regarding the Higgs boson and describe simple ways in which experimental likelihoods can be consistently reconstructed and interfaced with model predictions in pertinent parameter spaces. Ultimately these methods are used to constrain a five-dimensional parameter space describing a model-independent framework for electroweak symmetry breaking. We review prevalent scenarios for extending the electroweak symmetry breaking sector relative to the Standard Model and emphasize their predictions for nonstandard Higgs phenomenology that could be observed in LHC data if naturalness is realized in particular ways. Specifically we identify how measurements of Higgs couplings can be used to imply the existence of new physics at particular scales within various contexts, highlighting some parameter spaces of interest in order to give examples of how the data surrounding the new state can most effectively be used to constrain specific models of weak scale physics.

Aleksandr Azatov; Jamison Galloway

2012-12-06T23:59:59.000Z

303

Global patterns of nitrogen limitation: confronting two global biogeochemical models with observations  

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representations of Earth System Models have included the carbon (C) cycle (Friedlingstein et al., 2006

Templer, Pamela

304

Invisible Higgs decay in the LRTH model confronted with latest LHC, XENON100 and LUX date  

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In the left-right twin Higgs (LRTH) model, the neutral $\\hat{S}$ is a candidate for weakly interacting massive particle (WIMP) dark matter. If its mass is lighter than half of the SM-like Higgs boson, the SM-like Higgs boson $h$ can have new invisible decay $h\\rightarrow \\hat{S}\\hat{S}$ which consequently suppress the diphoton signal rates at the LHC. In this paper, we examine the status of a light dark matter ($\\hat{S}$) under current experimental constraints including the latest LHC Higgs data, the XENON100 and LUX limit on the dark matter scattering off the nucleon. The following observations have been obtained: (i) The current ATLAS (CMS) measurements $R_{\\gamma\\gamma}$ can exclude the invisible Higgs branching ratio ${\\rm Br}_{\\rm inv}$ about 34% (48%) at $2\\sigma$ level; (ii) Global fits to the latest LHC and Tevatron Higgs data provide a strong constraint on ${\\rm Br}_{\\rm inv}invisible decay about 35%; while the LUX data obtained very recently can exclude an invisible decay branching ratio about 20%.

Yao-Bei Liu; Zhen-Jun Xiao

2014-09-29T23:59:59.000Z

305

Gamma-ray bursts in the Swift-Fermi era: Confronting data with theory  

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With the prompt slewing capability of the X-ray and UV-optical telescopes onboard the Swift mission and with the gamma-ray large area telescope onboard the Fermi mission, gamma-ray bursts (GRBs) are now accessibl...

EnWei Liang

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

306

Advocates aim to help nurses be the first medical responders to confront climate  

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are huge energy users and lead to more greenhouse gas emissions than standard offices due to on," said Eric Lerner, climate director for Health Care Without Harm, a nonprofit aimed at reducing hold a unique position to devise tactics for the looming onslaught of climate- related health problems

Klein, Ophir

307

Optimizing future imaging survey of galaxies to confront dark energy and modified gravity models  

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We consider the extent to which future imaging surveys of galaxies can distinguish between dark energy and modified gravity models for the origin of the cosmic acceleration. Dynamical dark energy models may have similar expansion rates as models of modified gravity, yet predict different growth of structure histories. We parametrize the cosmic expansion by the two parameters, w0 and wa, and the linear growth rate of density fluctuations by Linder’s ?, independently. Dark energy models generically predict ??0.55, while the Dvali-Gabadadze-Porrati (DGP) model ??0.68. To determine if future imaging surveys can constrain ? within 20% (or ??survey such as the ongoing Hyper Suprime-Cam (HSC) project. Under the condition that the total observation time is fixed, we compute the figure of merit (FoM) as a function of the exposure time texp. We find that the tomography technique effectively improves the FoM, which has a broad peak around texp?several?10??min; a shallow and wide survey is preferred to constrain the ? parameter. While ??survey alone, one can improve the constraints by combining with a follow-up spectroscopic survey like Wide-field Fiber-fed Multi-Object Spectrograph (WFMOS) and/or future cosmic microwave background (CMB) observations.

Kazuhiro Yamamoto; David Parkinson; Takashi Hamana; Robert C. Nichol; Yasushi Suto

2007-07-09T23:59:59.000Z

308

Optimizing future imaging survey of galaxies to confront dark energy and modified gravity models  

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We consider the extent to which future imaging surveys of galaxies can distinguish between dark energy and modified gravity models for the origin of the cosmic acceleration. Dynamical dark energy models may have similar expansion rates as models of modified gravity, yet predict different growth of structure histories. We parameterize the cosmic expansion by the two parameters, $w_0$ and $w_a$, and the linear growth rate of density fluctuations by Linder's $\\gamma$, independently. Dark energy models generically predict $\\gamma \\approx 0.55$, while the DGP model $\\gamma \\approx 0.68$. To determine if future imaging surveys can constrain $\\gamma$ within 20 percent (or $\\Delta\\gammasurvey such as the on-going Hyper Suprime-Cam (HSC) project. Under the condition that the total observation time is fixed, we compute the Figure of Merit (FoM) as a function of the exposure time $\\texp$. We find that the tomography technique effectively improves the FoM, which has a broad peak around $\\texp\\simeq {\\rm several}\\sim 10$ minutes; a shallow and wide survey is preferred to constrain the $\\gamma$ parameter. While $\\Delta\\gamma survey alone, one can improve the constraints by combining with a follow-up spectroscopic survey like WFMOS and/or future CMB observations.

Kazuhiro Yamamoto; David Parkinson; Takashi Hamana; Robert C. Nichol; Yasushi Suto

2007-04-23T23:59:59.000Z

309

Tameness and stress physiology in a predator-naive island species confronted with novel predation threat  

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...Evolutionary Biology, Princeton UniversityPrinceton...hormones in the blood plasma, even under field conditions...circulating levels of plasma corticosterone (CORT...about 200g for 5min. The plasma was then transferred...C and transported to Princeton University on dry ice...

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

310

Brownfields redevelopment in rural Massachusetts : understanding the obstacles & identifying opportunities for success  

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Remediating and redeveloping contaminated properties represents a mounting national concern. Commonly referred to as brownfields, these contaminated and often vacant or underused, properties present significant environmental ...

Gallant, Darlene E. (Darlene Elizabeth), 1978-

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

311

Virtualpolitik: Obstacles to Building Virtual Communities in Traditional Institutions of Knowledge  

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Liberty, Equality, Fraternity: Exploring the French Revolution; The Salem Witch Trials Documentary Archive and Transcription Project

Losh, Elizabeth

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

312

ANZIAM J. 0(2011), 130 Transcritical flow past an obstacle  

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] and [2]. For water waves and internal waves, typically stationary lee waves are found downstream for subcritical flow when c the linear supercritical and subcritical regimes respectively, while F(x) is a forcing term representing

313

Real-Time Path Planning and Terrain Obstacle Performance for General Aviation Aircraft  

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and Scope Proposed Solution: 1. Search Space 2. Basic Search Algorithm 3. Performance Improvement Techniques Near all-weather accessibility to 5,400 public-use airports? 5400 Public Use Airports Of 5,400 public, Valavanis, Tsourveloudis, Kostaras) Motion-library based trajectory planning (Richards, Ward) Simplified

Valasek, John

314

Analog VLSI Implementations of Visual Motion Sensors and a Neuromorphic Obstacle Avoidance System  

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Family #12;iv Acknowledgements I would like to thank my family for their endless support and love through . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 1.2 Monolithic and multi-chip implementations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 1 building blocks 6 2.1 MOSFET operation

315

Performance characterization of swept ramp obstacle fields in pulse detonation applications .  

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??Pulse Detonation technology offers the potential for substantial increases in thrust and fuel efficiency in subsonic and supersonic flight Mach ranges through the use of… (more)

Dvorak, William T.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

316

Discussion paper: how much of commonsense and legal reasoning is formalizable? A review of conceptual obstacles  

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......does not follow the plan of symbolic logic...counterfactuals. The standard theory of them involves...problem: a critical review of 15 years of research...to identify the standard of proof beyond...process, Harvard Law Review 84 (1971), 132993...logic beneath the standards of proof, Cornell......

James Franklin

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

317

Multi-layer approach to motion planning in obstacle rich environment  

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processes the image in SIMULINK. Acquired information through the vision system is fed into the trajectory generation package software in MATLAB to create the map of the environment and execute motion planning. Depending on the condi- tion of the environment... processes the image in SIMULINK. Acquired information through the vision system is fed into the trajectory generation package software in MATLAB to create the map of the environment and execute motion planning. Depending on the condi- tion of the environment...

Kim, Sung Hyun

2009-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

318

Field descriptions for a developing laminar tube flow with and without a concentrically located spherical obstacle  

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By Br" r Br" By (6) B'w 1 Bw Bgw Bn . Bw . Bw += ?. += ? . = Re (u ?. + w=) BrB r" Br By2 By r Br By (7) The nonlinear equations (6) and (7) are second order in the nondimensional radial and axial velocity, respectively, and require eight boundary... Approved as to style and content by: (C airman f Commit tee) (Co-Chairman of Committee) A Q' (Head of Dep rtment) P -, qg/, . 7 (Member) (M er) /7 Z~t j&dgc- December 1972 ABSTRACT Field Descriptions for a Developing Laminar Tube Flow...

Mikkelsen, Clark Douglas

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

319

L'valuation des comptences relationnelles et sociales : obstacles idologiques et reconceptualisations ncessaires.  

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reconceptualisations nécessaires. Odile Camus ­ MCF HDR en psychologie sociale - Laboratoire ICONES ­ Université de Rouen - 76821 Mont-Saint- Aignan Cedex odile.camus@remuements.net 02 35 14 71 14 Travail effectué dans lesquels la place de chacun dans le monde du travail se trouve légitimée (Camus 2003:125). Cet article se

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

320

The participation of women in Saudi Arabia's economy: Obstacles and prospects.  

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??Low female labour force participation has been one of the main characteristics of the Saudi labour market over the last fifty years. This study is… (more)

Al-Dehailan, Salman Saleh

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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NEAR-FIELD IMAGING OF OBSTACLES Peijun Li and Yuliang Wang  

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It has led to emerging applications in modern science and technology, such as nanotechnology, biology, information storage, and surface chemistry. This paper.

2014-01-22T23:59:59.000Z

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NEAR-FIELD IMAGING OF OBSTACLES Peijun Li and Yuliang Wang  

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applications in modern science and technology, such as nanotechnology, biology, information storage, and surface chemistry. Using near-field imaging, we

2014-06-30T23:59:59.000Z

323

Speciation with gene flow in a heterogeneous virtual world: can physical obstacles accelerate speciation?  

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...grant ORGPIN 341854, the CRC grant 950-2-3617 and the CFI grant 203617 and is made possible...simulation. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 6335, IEEE International...and extinction rates. | School of Computer Science, University of Windsor...

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

324

Elemental mixing systematics and SrNd isotope geochemistry of mlange formation: Obstacles to identification of  

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to identification of fluid sources to arc volcanics Robert L. King a,b,, Gray E. Bebout a,b , Takuya Moriguti b protoliths to form hybridized bulk compositions not typical of seafloor "input" lithologies. In general, all by the evolution of bulk composition within mélange zones are probably the most important control of solid, liquid

Bebout, Gray E.

325

Airports and Bicycles: what are the obstacles and incentives for operators 1 to improve bicycle access?  

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Seattle Bicycle Master Plan. 2007. 54. King County.King County Commuter Trip Reduction Program. CommuteFrick SEA takes part in the King County State Commuter Trip

Orrick, Phyllis; Frick, Karen Trapenberg

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

326

Obstacles to and Facilitators of the Implementation of Small Urban Wind Turbines in the Netherlands  

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Reducing emissions of CO2...and other environmentally unfriendly gases is an important issue and a great challenge. For this reason, several new energy technologies (e.g. wind power, photovoltaic solar power, com...

Linda M. Kamp

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

327

Discussion paper: how much of commonsense and legal reasoning is formalizable? A review of conceptual obstacles  

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......and so on. His plan is to identify...branch of his vast plan, and--while...system should not waste its time computing...24 Lenat's plan is heavily dependent...whose role as a repository of commonsense...counterfactuals. The standard theory of them...problem: a critical review of 15 years of......

James Franklin

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

328

An Integrated Framework for Obstacle Mapping with See-Through Capabilities using Laser and Wireless  

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and Wireless Channel Measurements Alejandro Gonzalez-Ruiz, Alireza Ghaffarkhah, Yasamin Mostofi Abstract-through capabilities using laser and wireless channel measurements, which can provide mapping capabilities beyond and mapped based on wireless channel measurements. For the latter, we extend our recently-proposed wireless

Liebling, Michael

329

Airports and Bicycles: what are the obstacles and incentives for operators 1 to improve bicycle access?  

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leading to the airport. The MBTA is testing a policy thatTransportation Authority (MBTA) T trains, buses and ferry.

Orrick, Phyllis; Frick, Karen Trapenberg

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

330

Saving Energy in Industrial Compressed Air Systems: Issues and Obstacles in DSM Program Design  

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Compressed air systems are among the most common and least efficient electrical end uses in industrial plants. Over 50% of plants use compressed air systems. According to various estimates, between 20% and 35% of the energy used in these systems...

Trojanowski, D.; Parfomak, P.

331

Sigma Hulls for Gaussian Belief Space Planning for Imprecise Articulated Robots amid Obstacles  

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-effective robots such as the Raven surgical robot [23], Baxter manufacturing robot [22], and low-cost manipulators [21]. These robots use inexpensive actuation methods such as cable-driven mechanisms and serial are with the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, University of California at Berkeley, CA, USA

North Carolina at Chapel Hill, University of

332

Airports and Bicycles: what are the obstacles and incentives for operators 1 to improve bicycle access?  

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Airport f Boston International Airport g Minneapolis-St.Airport f Boston International Airport g Minneapolis-St.56. Boston Logan International Airport. Transportation

Orrick, Phyllis; Frick, Karen Trapenberg

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

333

A realistic method for real-time obstacle avoidance without the Calculation of Cspace  

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extensively used for the inspection, maintenance and repair of offshore structures in both deep and shallow,45,46,30,31]. Such a real-time system normally consists of the following tasks: 1. dynamic plant identification; 2. low

334

Journal of Robotica 1 A realistic method for real-time obstacle  

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extensively used for the inspection, maintenance and repair of offshore structures in both deep and shallow,45,46,30,31]. Such a real-time system normally consists of the following tasks: 1. dynamic plant identification; 2. low

335

Role of Thermochemical Conversion in Livestock Waste-to-Energy Treatments:? Obstacles and Opportunities  

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Dry wastes like poultry litter and feedlot manures can be processed directly via pyrolysis and air/steam gasification technology. ... The net energy (ETotal) from gasifying swine waste is estimated as the summation of Erxn, EWs, and the energy value of product gas (EGas). ... The land disposal of waste from the poultry industry and subsequent environmental implications has stimulated interest into cleaner and more useful disposal options. ...

Keri Cantrell; Kyoung Ro; Devinder Mahajan; Mouzhgun Anjom; Patrick G. Hunt

2007-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

336

The Norwegian nuclear power debate revived? : an evaluation of thorium's opportunities and obstacles.  

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??Denne oppgaven ser på thoriums foreløpig uavklarte skjebne i Norge. Målene er å få frem koblinger til historie og omgivelser; kaste lys over kontroversen som… (more)

Hersoug, Elisabeth

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

337

Removing Career Obstacles for Young Physician-Scientists — Loan-Repayment Programs  

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...physician-scientists in a recent address to the American Society for Clinical Investigation and the American Association of Physicians: "Don't be invisible!" He meant that physician-scientists occasionally need to find the time to teach medical school classes, "take resident's report," and make rounds... The pool of physician-scientists is dwindling, as it has been for more than two decades.1,2 There are many reasons for this problem,3–17 but the most important one involves the initial decision whether to pursue a career in research.16,17 When ...

Ley T.J.; Rosenberg L.E.

2002-01-31T23:59:59.000Z

338

OBSTACLES, ACTIONS, AND OUTCOMES: LEARNING PROCESS APPROACH TO COMMUNITY MICRO HYDRO IN KALAHANDI, ORISSA.  

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?? Within the context of sustainable rural development and using action research methodology, the researcher identified and addressed challenges to implementing decentralized renewable energy applications… (more)

Vaghela, Dipti Mulrajsinh

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

339

This article highlights current economic conditions in China and analyzes existing obstacles to improving  

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, through the heart of China's Pearl River delta, past hillsides turned into gravel quarries, rice fields

Silver, Whendee

340

Size based separation of submicron nonmagnetic particles through magnetophoresis in structured obstacle arrays  

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The focus of this work was on developing a novel scalable size based separation technology for nonmagnetic particles in the submicron size range utilizing magnetophoretic forces. When a nonmagnetic particle is immersed in ...

Annavarapu, V. N. Ravikanth (Venkata Nagandra Ravikanth)

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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341

Obstacles in pursuing teacher certification of paraprofessional employees in a Texas urban school district  

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of Father?s Level Education/Mother?s Level of Education.. 69 xi LIST OF FIGURES FIGURE Page 1 Frequencies of Age of Participants Responding to Questionnaire with 85 of 90 Participants Responding...

Marz, Carrie Oden

2006-08-16T23:59:59.000Z

342

A survey of David Lewis's theory of counterfactuals: resolved difficulties and resilient obstacles  

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of the comparative similarity relation by submitting a set of four weights or measures (i. e. , rules, guidelines, weights, or principles) according to which one may unpack and evaluate the similarity re]anon. Lewis's system of principles also attempts to explain... advanced by Bennett [1984]. In developing his account, Bennett attacks Lewis's system of weights and measures provided in 'Time's Arrow'. Bennett's alternative theory does not incorporate miracles, taking this feature to be s perk. Bennett also expresses...

Botham, Thad M

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

343

Confronting the Cold War Legacy: The Forgotten History of the American Colony in St. Petersburg / A Case Study of Reconciliation  

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Morton (New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1937), 84. Although some of the characters featured in my research, including Morton, spent only short period of time in Russia, their contribution to raising awareness about the country back home, as well...: Rowman & Littlefield, 2003), 272. 10 See ibid. 11 Quoted in Frederick L Schuman, American Policy toward Russia since 1917: a study of diplomatic history, international law and public opinion (New York: International Publishers, 1928), 45. 12 Quoted...

Ginzburg, Lyubov Alexandrovna

2010-04-21T23:59:59.000Z

344

Confronting recent AMS-02 positron fraction and Fermi-LAT Extragalactic Gamma-Ray Background measurements with gravitino dark matter  

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The positron fraction measured by the space-based detectors PAMELA, Fermi-LAT and AMS-02 presents anomalous behaviour as energy increase. In particular AMS-02 observations provide compelling evidence for a new source of positrons and electrons. Its origin is unknown, it can be non-exotic (e.g. pulsars), be dark matter or maybe a mixture. We prove the gravitino of R-parity violating supersymmetric models as this source. As the gravitino is a spin 3/2 particle, it offers particular decay channels. We compute the electron, positron and gamma-ray fluxes produced by each gravitino decay channel as it would be detected at the Earth's position. Combining the flux from the different decay modes we can fit AMS-02 measurements of the positron fraction, as well as the electron and positron fluxes, with a gravitino dark matter mass in the range $1-2$ TeV and lifetime of $\\sim 1.0-0.8\\times 10^{26}$ s. The high statistics measurement of electron and positron fluxes, and the flattering in the behaviour of the positron frac...

Carquin, Edson; Gomez-Vargas, German A; Panes, Boris; Viaux, Nicolas

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

345

The political left rolls with the good and the political right confronts the bad: connecting physiology and cognition to preferences  

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...disgusting scene) and thus the political implications of variations...just as much relevance to political orientations as variations...likely to be relevant to political orientations. On the whole, people are risk-sensitive in that their...

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

346

One-dimensional delayed-detonation models of Type Ia supernovae: Confrontation to observations at bolometric maximum  

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The delayed-detonation explosion mechanism applied to a Chandrasekhar-mass white dwarf offers a very attractive model to explain the inferred characteristics of Type Ia supernovae (SNe Ia). The resulting ejecta are chemically stratified, have the same mass and roughly the same asymptotic kinetic energy, but exhibit a range in 56Ni mass. We investigate the contemporaneous photometric and spectroscopic properties of a sequence of delayed-detonation models, characterized by 56Ni masses between 0.18 and 0.81 Msun. Starting at 1d after explosion, we perform the full non-LTE, time-dependent radiative transfer with the code CMFGEN, with an accurate treatment of line blanketing, and compare our results to SNe Ia at bolometric maximum. Despite the 1D treatment, our approach delivers an excellent agreement to observations. We recover the range of SN Ia luminosities, colours, and spectral characteristics from the near-UV to 1 micron, for standard as well as low-luminosity 91bg-like SNe Ia. Our models predict an increase...

Blondin, Stéphane; Hillier, D John; Khokhlov, Alexei M

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

347

The world we now live in is confronted with various challenges. Environmental issues caused by global warming, and the  

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by global warming, and the intensification of international competition over access to resources, energy by a single nation; rather, each country must work together for global solutions to tackle these environmental issues. In this regard Kobe University is committed to fostering global competencies among its students

Banbara, Mutsunori

348

An analysis of technical, process and organizational challenges confronting corporations implementing Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology projects  

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The purpose of the thesis is to identify practical challenges that are being addressed by companies implementing RFID related technologies in a variety of supply chain management applications. The test engagements undertaken ...

Roost, Nathan Christopher, 1975-

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

349

Colloque Recompositions territoriales, confronter et innover, Territorial restructurings, comparisons and innovations. Proceedings of the FrenchSouth African meeting on  

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territories that contain relatively low densities of people ... relatively low population densities in Africa for successful state building and governance. While the link between population densities and governance cannot-apartheid South Africa can more appropriately be understood in the contexts of state building and governance

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

350

Advancing the technology base for high-temperature membranes  

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This is the final report of a two-year, Laboratory Directed Research and Development (LDRD) project at the Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL). This project addresses the major issues confronting the implementation of high-temperature membranes for separations and catalysis. We are pursuing high-temperature membrane systems that can have a large impact for DOE and be industrially relevant. A major obstacle for increased use of membranes is that most applications require the membrane material to withstand temperatures above those acceptable for polymer-based systems. Advances made by this project have helped industry and DOE move toward high-temperature membrane applications to improve overall energy efficiency.

Dye, R.C.; Birdsell, S.A.; Snow, R.C. [and others

1997-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

351

E-Print Network 3.0 - asymptomatic greater kudus Sample Search...  

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Biodynamics Laboratories Collection: Engineering ; Biology and Medicine 4 Applied Ergonomics 36 (2005) 8595 Workplace design guidelines for asymptomatic vs. Summary: indicate...

352

World-Class Energy Assessments: Industrial Action Plans for Greater and More Durable Energy Cost Control  

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solution in the form of lower energy prices, others are investigating the merits of efficient practices that reduce unnecessary energy consumption....

Russell, C.

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

353

Scholarship Fund The AGRLP Scholarship was created to aid students from the greater Grand Rapids  

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(landscape, lawn maintenance, retail garden center, arboriculture, grower). 2. Applicant must have a 2 (landscape, lawn maintenance, retail garden center, arboriculture, and grower) as evidenced by related work. A desire to pursue professional opportunities with a nursery, garden center, landscape contracting

Isaacs, Rufus

354

Greater commitment needed to solve continuing problems at Three Mile Island  

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This report examines several key issues involving the financial status of the General Public Utilities Corporation, the need for and source of funding to clean up the damaged nuclear reactor at Three Mile Island, and the prospects for continued reliable electric service to Pennsylvania and New Jersey consumers. It also examines bankruptcy as a solution to the utilities' financial problems, and the need for (1) increased property damage insurance coverage on nuclear reactors, and (2) an improved regulatory environment for nuclear accident recovery efforts. The role of the Federal Government in the accident recovery effort and Congressional support for a Federal research and development program are discussed. It is recommended that the Nuclear Regulatory Commission follow the expansion of property insurance coverage for nuclear units by the private sector and develop guidelines to expedite any future accident recovery efforts.

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1981-08-26T23:59:59.000Z

355

Greater commitment needed to solve continuing problems at Three Mile Island. Report to the Congress  

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The Nation's first major accident at a commercial nuclear-powered electricity generating station occurred at Three Mile Island over 2 years ago, yet the resolution of the resultant problems is still subject to regulatory and financial uncertainty. Consequently, little progress has been made to clean up the damaged facility or alleviate the extreme financial stress placed upon its owners. The remedies required to resolve the continuing problems at Three Mile Island will require unprecedented coordination and commitment by Federal and State regulatory bodies, the electric utility industry, the financial community, and the owners of the damaged facility. To safeguard against similar problems in the future, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission should develop accident recovery guidelines and ensure that increased property insurance coverage is available for nuclear facilities.

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1981-08-26T23:59:59.000Z

356

ENJOYING THE RAIN FOREST Nowhere in the world will your eyes observe a greater  

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than what is waiting for you in the rain forest in the Luquillo Mountains. According to ancient Indian and its people. The name Luquillo is derived from this god spirit's Indian name. Many of the sights you Trail PR 9966 To El Verde Km 7.8 Las Cabezas Observation Point Km 8.1 La Coca Falls Access Control Gate

357

Thirteen States Receive Energy Department Awards to Drive Greater Energy Efficiency, Save Money  

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Building on the Obama Administration's efforts to doubleenergy productivity by 2030 and help communities save onenergy bills, the Energy Department today awarded nearly $4million to 13 states to increase statewide energy savingsand boost the energ

358

Fossil fuel producing economies have greater potential for industrial interfuel substitution  

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Abstract This study analyzes industrial interfuel substitution in an international context using a large unbalanced panel dataset of 63 countries. We find that compared to other countries fossil fuel producing economies have higher short-term interfuel substitution elasticities. This difference increases further in the long run as fossil fuel producing countries have a considerably longer adjustment of their fuel-using capital stock. These results imply lower economic cost for policies aimed at climate abatement and more efficient utilization of energy resources in energy-intensive economies.

Jevgenijs Steinbuks; Badri G. Narayanan

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

359

Workforce Issues in the Greater Boston Health Care Industry: Implications for Work and Family  

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This working paper synthesizes critical problems identified by interviews with more than 40 leaders in the Boston area health care industry and places them in the context of work and family issues. At ...

Harrington, Mona

2004-12-10T23:59:59.000Z

360

Workforce Issues in the Greater Boston Health Care Industry: Implications for Work and Family  

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Interviews with more than 40 leaders in the Boston area health care industry have identified a range of broadly-felt critical problems. This document synthesizes these problems and places them in the context of work and ...

Harrington, Mona

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361

An Assessment of Municipal Water Conservation Policy in Greater Phoenix, Arizona, 1980-2007  

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, especially in the West Valley, total GPCD has declined. · Between 1985 and 2005, cities on the Total GPCD

Hall, Sharon J.

362

From waterfront to watershed : mapping a big idea in the Greater Toronto Region  

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Today, Toronto is revered among Great Lakes' and waterfront cities for its environmental planning: its massive re-investment in water and stormwater infrastructure; protected headwaters of the region's rivers; realized ...

Ciesielski, Linda C. (Linda Claire)

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

363

Growth and poverty in the urban fringe : decentralization, dispersion, and inequality in greater Buenos Aires  

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This research presents the case of growth in Buenos Aires since the late 1970s, when the decentralization of urban planning powers in the Province of Buenos Aires began, until 2001, when an economic crisis submerged -even ...

Libertun de Duren, Nora R

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

364

Saving Money and Reducing the Risk of Climate Change Through Greater Energy Efficiency  

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Improving the efficiency of specific energy-using devices such as automobiles or appliances can save consumers and the country money while reducing emissions of carbon dioxide and other pollutants. In the case...

Howard S. Geller

1991-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

365

Greater prairie chickens have a compact MHC-B with a single class IA locus  

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The major histocompatibility complex (MHC) plays a central role in innate and adaptive immunity, but relatively little is known about the evolution of the number and arrangement of MHC genes in birds. Insights in...

J. A. Eimes; K. M. Reed; K. M. Mendoza; J. L. Bollmer; L. A. Whittingham…

2013-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

366

Dual serotonin and noradrenaline uptake inhibitor class of antidepressants — Potential for greater efficacy or just hype?  

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Preclinical and clinical studies support the rationale that development of single molecules, which would promote serotonergic and noradrenergic neurotransmission by inhibiting simultaneously the uptake of both...

David T. Wong; Frank P. Bymaster

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

367

Mhc class II diversity and balancing selection in greater prairie-chickens  

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The major histocompatibility complex (Mhc) of domestic chickens has been characterized as small and relatively simple compared with that of mammals. However, there is growing evidence that the Mhc of many bird li...

John A. Eimes; Jennifer L. Bollmer; Peter O. Dunn; Linda A. Whittingham…

2010-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

368

Progress Toward Megawatt Class Superconducting Generators which Operate at Greater than 20 Kelvin  

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Recent advances in conductor development have enabled short lengths of Ag/BSCCO tape to carry current in excess of 6.5×104 A/cm2 at 2T and 20K. While prereacted long lengths of conductor are not yet able to provi...

C. E. Oberly; C. Joshi; A. J. Rodenbush; S. J. Young…

1994-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

369

The number of frog species living in the Amazon basin could be several times greater  

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of enzymes, could lower the cost of producing fuels from biomass. Jay Keasling at Lawrence Berkeley National recognized. A team led by Chris Funk at Colorado State University in Fort Collins gathered and analysed this is thanks, at least in part, to the activities of a class of immune cell called macrophages, say Johanna

Funk, W. Chris

370

Mitogenomic sequences better resolve stock structure of southern Greater Caribbean green turtle rookeries  

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, Venezuela; Galibi, Suriname; and Tortuguero, Costa Rica. Five single- nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) were differentiation supports demographic indepen- dence of Aves Island and Suriname, emphasizing the need to recognize

Florida, University of

371

Strontium isotopes document greater human mobility at the start of the Balkan Neolithic  

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...of Vlasac (Serbia): Technological, use-wear and residue analyses...burials, Spondylus, as a new type of exotic marine raw material, replacing Cyclope neritea marine gastropods...

Dušan Bori?; T. Douglas Price

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

372

The value of RFID in transportation : from greater operational efficiency to collaborative transportation management  

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This paper assesses the value of Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) in the transportation forecasting, planning, and execution processes for truckload (TL) and less than truckload (LTL) services. The results show that ...

Guitton, Antoine, 1963-

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

373

Application of selected new urbanist principles to residential infill developments in mature suburbs of Greater Boston  

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The New Urbanist movement has grown considerably in the past decade in response to the impacts of sprawl in the United States. The crisis of sprawl has been caused in large part by poorly crafted land use regulations, many ...

Port, Andrew, 1977-

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

374

An analysis of public testimonies on the reintroduction of wolves to the greater Yellowstone ecosystem  

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Public participation in review of draft environmental impact statements (DEIS) has been problematic. This study focused on public hearings regarding the DEIS for the reintroduction of wolves into Yellowstone National Park and central Idaho...

Wicker, Kristy Joann

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

375

Spatiotemporal distribution of airborne elements monitored with the moss bags technique in the Greater Thriasion Plain,  

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. Heavy metals . Sodium . Aluminum . Chlorine . Calcium . Scandium . Titanium . Vanadium . Chromium Increased levels of heavy metals have been monitored in many urban and industrial areas but also in rural to assess metal pollution is by conducting "biomonitoring", that is, by measuring the accumulation

Palmer, Michael W.

376

Issues of water supply and contemporary urban society: the case of Greater Amman, Jordan  

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...food! On the day that water is delivered, balconies...are actively irrigated, cars are washed and domestic...ages, access to, and power over, water as a daily resource remains...and practices of social power within the community as...

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

377

The Choose-your-Charity Tax: A Way to Incentivize Greater Giving  

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Individual Giving Than a Tax and Credit If you call me andyour-Charity Tax. A Tax Credit to Boost Charitable Givingthis: People would get a tax credit of one dollar for each

Edlin, Aaron S

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

378

The Choose-Your-Charity Tax: A Way to Incentivize Greater Giving  

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Individual Giving Than a Tax and Credit If you call me andyour-Charity Tax. A Tax Credit to Boost Charitable Givingthis: People would get a tax credit of one dollar for each

Edlin, Aaron S

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

379

Inorganic nitrogen availability after severe stand-replacing fire in the Greater  

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and Watershed Stewardship, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80526 This contribution is part) Understanding ecosystem processes as they relate to wildfire and vegetation dynamics is of growing importance of severe, stand-replacing wildfires are poorly understood. We studied inorganic nitrogen pools

Turner, Monica G.

380

Continued warming could transform Greater Yellowstone fire regimes by mid-21st century  

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...College of Natural Resources, Colorado State University , Fort Collins...change is likely to alter wildfire regimes, but the magnitude and...and future distribution of wildfire . PLoS ONE 4 : e5102 . 3 Johnson...Johnson EA ( 2008 ) Climate and wildfires in the North American boreal forest...

Anthony L. Westerling; Monica G. Turner; Erica A. H. Smithwick; William H. Romme; Michael G. Ryan

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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381

Greater power and computational efficiency for kernel-based association testing of sets of genetic variants  

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......Motivation: Set-based variance component tests have been identified as a way to increase...individual effects. However, the choice of test statistic has been largely ignored even...power. We compared a standard statistical test-a score test-with a recently developed......

Christoph Lippert; Jing Xiang; Danilo Horta; Christian Widmer; Carl Kadie; David Heckerman; Jennifer Listgarten

2014-11-15T23:59:59.000Z

382

Precision wood particle feedstocks with retained moisture contents of greater than 30% dry basis  

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Wood particles having fibers aligned in a grain, wherein: the wood particles are characterized by a length dimension (L) aligned substantially parallel to the grain, a width dimension (W) normal to L and aligned cross grain, and a height dimension (H) normal to W and L; the L.times.H dimensions define two side surfaces characterized by substantially intact longitudinally arrayed fibers; the W.times.H dimensions define two cross-grain end surfaces characterized individually as aligned either normal to the grain or oblique to the grain; the L.times.W dimensions define two substantially parallel top and bottom surfaces; and, a majority of the W.times.H surfaces in the mixture of wood particles have end checking.

Dooley, James H; Lanning, David N

2014-10-28T23:59:59.000Z

383

A Guide to Wildlands Conservation in the Greater Sierra Nevada Bioregion  

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Desert Greasewood Scrub Desert Saltbrush Scrub Dry Salt FlatI O PERCENT OF GOAL Desert Sink Scrub Dry Salt Flat Eastside

Shilling, Fraser; Girvetz, Evan; Erichsen, Chris; Johnson, Brenda; Nichols, Pete

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

384

UNITED WAY OF GREATER NEW HAVEN CURRENT PARTNERS 2010-2011  

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Print, online, and television resources that help parents and caregivers understand the everyday ways to succeed and to meet all state learning goals by the end of third grade. Enhancing Language and Literacy Education Fund Street Outreach Worker Program City of New Haven Steward Program Solar Youth INCOME Economic

385

HumanWildlife Interactions 7(2):250259, Fall 2013 Winter habitat use by juvenile greater  

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and Wildlife Conservation Commission, 1105 S. W. Williston Road, Gainesville, FL 32601, USA The historic range

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Collection: Biology and Medicine ; Environmental Sciences and Ecology 57 HEALTH CARE REFORM AND ITS EFFECT ON STUDENT HEALTH PLANS INTRODUCTION Summary: Protection and...

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State of Indiana/Greater IN Clean Cities Alternative Fuels Implementation Plan  

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2011 DOE Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Program, and Vehicle Technologies Program Annual Merit Review and Peer Evaluation

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State of Indiana/Greater IN Clean Cities Alternative Fuels Implementation Plan  

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2012 DOE Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Program and Vehicle Technologies Program Annual Merit Review and Peer Evaluation Meeting

389

Goods Movement in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area: Modelling, Data Issues and the Development of  

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algorithm to determine traffic flows on the transport network along with the associated emissions and energy consumption at the level of the link. - For demonstration purposes we use the expanded IMULATE to explore District, and the Port of Hamilton. - From a CMA-wide point of view, the results from both scenarios

Hitchcock, Adam P.

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staggered, because of the greater steric crowding of the latter structure, as shown earlier in 8.  

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in bulk transition-metal carbides (1.871 8,in Co2C),2discrete cluster carbides (11.90 A in [Co C(C0),,l2- and [ c o ~ c ( c o ) ~ ~ ] - ) , 3or even Co-carbene (1.905 W in cpco- (SPh)CR2)4complexes. Transitional-metal recently synthesized a series of ternary lanthanide carbides, LnCoC, with a new, simple structure

Li, Jing

391

Metropolitan Transport Planning Collaboration in Decentralized Indonesia. Case Study of Greater Yogyakarta.  

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??Indonesia has witnessed the emergence of metropolitan areas whose boundaries stretch beyond administratively defined local authorities. This prompts the need of integrated metropolitan transport planning… (more)

Diwangkari, Andyan

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

392

The Potential of Distributed Cogeneration in Commercial Sites in the Greater Vancouver  

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turbine - CCGT). This study examines one possibility from these recent trends in technological development-site, heating boiler) and another combustion technology to produce electricity (an off-site, combined cycle gas in order to honor commitments under the Kyoto Protocol, an international agreement to reduce greenhouse gas

393

An Exploratory Analysis of Transportation Household Expenditures in the Greater Sylhet Area in Bangladesh  

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Department of Geography and GeoTrans Lab University ofDepartment of Geography and GeoTrans Lab University of

Dalal, Pamela; Sikder, Saiyid Hassan; Goulias, Konstadinos G.

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Initiation mechanisms of low-loss swept-ramp obstacles for deflagration to detonation transition in pulse detonation combustors .  

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??In order to enhance the performance of pulse detonation combustors (PDCs), an efficient deflagration-to-detonation transition (DDT) process is critical to maintain the thermodynamic benefits of… (more)

Myers, Charles B.

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

395

Small firm growth in the Australian biotechnology industry: a study of obstacles to the commercialisation of Australian biotechnology research.  

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??Bibliography: p. 209-223. Introduction  – The biotechnology industry  – Literature review  – Methodology  – Case studies  – Discussion  – Conclusion. Australia has a strong record… (more)

Bondarew, Veronica

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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obstacle avoidance, and tracking. Faloutsos et al. (2001) show a highly realistic physics-based simulation of complex human body  

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strategies found in insects. These strategies exploit the distribution of local light intensities and lo- cal, Switzerland; f Department of Electrical, Electronical and Systems Engineering, University of Catania, 95125 into biology. We analyze the rea- sons why biorobotics has been essentially a one-way street. We argue

Elhilali, Mounya

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Kinematical studies of the flows around free or surface-mounted obstacles; applying topology to flow visualization  

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). Inexplicably and inexcusably the diagrams of surface shear stress lines labelled figure 15(a) (i) and (ii. 570 should be replaced by the following text: Lykoudis (Purdue)gave an analysis of liquid-metal MHD- developed laminar-flow analysis for an MHD duct flow, to work out the effects of these two layers. He

Cambridge, University of

398

Social Entrepreneurship in the Colombian Choco: An investigation into the processes , obstacles and Impacts of the Commercialization of Smoked Fish.  

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??This study looks at the commercialization of smoked fish on the Pacific coast of Colombia. Innovative individuals have identified this historical process of fish preservation… (more)

Stacy, Tyler

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

399

Strategies Utilized while Minimizing Ankle Motion Bilaterally and Unilaterally during Level Ground Walking and Obstacle Clearance Tasks.  

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??A great deal of research has been done on the adaptive strategies of individuals who have been affected by a gait altering ailment, but there… (more)

Landy, Eoghan

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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TRAILS, a Toolkit for Efficient, Realistic and Evolving Models of Mobility, Faults and Obstacles in Wireless Networks  

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This functionality is implemented in a simple and flexible architecture, that follows design patterns, object to function due to enviromental func- tions. Also, researchers make a lot of simplifying assump- tions

Zaroliagis, Christos D.

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Application of Microwave Methods for Characterization of NEG Coatings and Obstacle Detection in Accelerator Beam-pipes  

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In many particle accelerators, including the LHC at the European Organization for Nuclear Research CERN, NEG coatings are used to improve vacuum performance. In other particle accelerators there have been hints that those coatings could have a relevant impact on the beam coupling impedance, however the data available is contradictory. To clarify the possible impact of NEG coatings the electromagnetic properties have been measured. The measurements have been carried out by means of cavity perturbation method. The second part of this thesis deals with the microwave waveguide reflectometer developed at CERN several years ago, which is used as part of the quality assurance test program for the LHC assembly. To ensure optimum operation and to avoid an expensive removal of any foreign object from inside the LHC beam-screen after its completion, microwave reflectometry is performed. Until now several objects have been found by means of reflectometry, but so far neither precise data about the reflections of different...

Seebacher, David

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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10/10/2006 10:07 AMResearchers search for better way to help people navigate -Breaking -Technology -smh.com.au Page 1 of 2http://www.smh.com.au/news/breaking-news/researchers-search-for-better-way-to-help-people-navigate/2006/10/09/1160246034716.html#  

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_ such as inside an office _ is a much greater challenge. Locator equipment based on Global Positioning System GPS leaves off. Its System for Wearable Audio Navigation, or SWAN, consists of a wearable computer and obstacles are. A compass establishes direction. And an inertia detector tracks the roll, pitch and yaw

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10/09/2006 11:36 AMHoustonChronicle.com -Scientists Build Better Navigation Aids Page 1 of 2http://www.chron.com/cs/CDA/printstory.mpl/ap/fn/4244257  

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_ such as inside an office _ is a much greater challenge. Locator equipment based on Global Positioning System GPS leaves off. Its System for Wearable Audio Navigation, or SWAN, consists of a wearable computer and obstacles are. A compass establishes direction. And an inertia detector tracks the roll, pitch and yaw

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Weinberg’s Higgs portal confronting recent LUX and LHC results together with upper limits on B+ and K+ decay into invisibles  

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We discuss a number of experimental constraints on Weinberg’s Higgs portal model. In this framework, the standard model (SM) particle spectrum is extended to include one complex scalar field S and one Dirac fermion ?. These new fields are singlets under the SM gauge group and are charged under a global U(1) symmetry. Breaking of this U(1) symmetry results in a massless Goldstone boson ? and a massive CP-even scalar r and splits the Dirac fermion into two new mass-eigenstates ?±, corresponding to Majorana fermions. The interest on such a minimal SM extension is twofold. On the one hand, if the Goldstone bosons are in thermal equilibrium with SM particles until the era of muon annihilation, their contribution to the effective number of neutrino species can explain the hints from cosmological observations of extra relativistic degrees of freedom at the epoch of last scattering. On the other hand, the lightest Majorana fermion ?? provides a plausible dark matter candidate. Mixing of r with the Higgs doublet ? is characterized by the mass of hidden scalar mh and the mixing angle ?. We constrain this parameter space using a variety of experimental data, including heavy meson decays with missing energy, the invisible Higgs width, and direct dark matter searches. We show that different experimental results compress the allowed parameter space in complementary ways, covering a large range of ?? masses (5?m??100??GeV). Though current results narrow the parameter space significantly (for the mass range of interest, ??10?3 to 10?4), there is still room for discovery (? decoupling at the muon annihilation era requires ??10?5 to 10?4). In the near future, measurements from ATLAS, CMS, LHCb, NA62, XENON1T, LUX, and CDMSlite will probe nearly the full parameter space.

Luis A. Anchordoqui; Peter B. Denton; Haim Goldberg; Thomas C. Paul; Luiz H.?M. da Silva; Brian J. Vlcek; Thomas J. Weiler

2014-04-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Annual Review 2010-2011 In the past year the LMS has confronted many major issues affecting both research and higher education.  

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both research and higher education. The International Review of the Mathematical Sciences 2010, Impact and as part of the Council for the Mathematical Sciences (CMS). Protecting the future of the mathematical, and a major investment, both in funding and time, aimed at developing the Society's new website, which

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The Implications of Enabling Anticipative Criminal Investigations to Confront Terrorism for the Objectives of Criminal Procedural Law in the United States  

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As has been analyzed in Sect. 5.3.2.1.3 ..., federal appellate courts have held that not all “surreptitious entries” are necessarily unconstitutional. ...

Dr. Marianne F. H. Hirsch Ballin

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

407

Characterization of an aerodynamic lens for transmitting particles greater than 1 micrometer in diameter into the Aerodyne aerosol mass spectrometer  

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We have designed and characterized a new inlet and aerodynamic lens for the Aerodyne aerosol mass spectrometer (AMS) that transmits particles between 80 nm and more than 3 ?m in vacuum aerodynamic diameter. The design of ...

Williams, L. R.

408

Common chimpanzees have greater diversity than humans at two of the three highly polymorphic MHC class?I genes  

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?MHC class?I polymorphism improves the defense of vertebrate ... . To see how polymorphism at the same class?I genes can evolve in different species...MHC-A, MHC-B, and MHC-C loci of common chimpanzees and humans...

E.J. Adams; Stewart Cooper; Glenys Thomson; P. Parham; E. Adams

2000-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

409

Medical Records in the Greater Los Angeles State Veterans Home: A Unique Opportunity to Improve Quality of Care  

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two parallel systems (like Oklahoma) what would be a way toat the California and Oklahoma Departments of Veteransoption, implement Stand- Alone Oklahoma Model VistA with the

Allison Townsend; Galena Kolchugina

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

410

Identification of Management and Planning Problems of Urban Water Resources in the Metropolitan Area of Greater San Antonio  

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including the inventory and planning control for both surface and ground Water Resource Management of the San Antonio area are presented. Emphasis has been placed upon the identification of the probabilistic nature of various decision-making parameters...

Garner, K.; Shih, C. S.

411

Identification of Water Resources Planning Problems in the Metropolitan Area of Greater San Antonio and its Associated Counties  

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agencies, river authorities and interest groups in water resources management have evolved into a complicated system in this area. Thus, it was realized that an overview embedded with the systems approach for the current water resources problems is needed...

Garner, J. K.; Shih, C. S.

1973-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

412

Effects of Greater flamingo Phoenicopterus ruber on macrophytes, chironimds and turbidity in natural marshes in Doana, SW Spain.  

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resuspension. #12;3 Introduction Submerged vegetation has a major functional role in shallow wetlands, because it provides refuge for invertebrates, changes the nutrient dynamics of the system, prevents resuspension sediment resuspension (SCHEFFER et al. 1993, SCHEFFER 1998). However, the potential effects of benthivorous

Green, Andy J.

413

The Status of Mental Health Care in Ghana, West Africa and Signs of Progress in the Greater Accra Region  

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education by discussing mental health issues on the air, radio, and newspapers and by posting small posters

Fournier, Olivia A

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

414

The July Effect: Is Emergency Department Length of Stay Greater at the Beginning of the Hospital Academic Year?  

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States, 2008. National Hospital Ambulatory among adultfor Twin cities teaching hospitals. Medical Care. 15.phenomenon revisited: are hospital complications associated

Riguzzi, Christine; Hern, Gene; Vahidnia, Farnaz; Herring, Andrew; Alter, Harrison

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

415

Concentrations of Naturally Occuring Radionuclides and Fission Products in Brick Samples Fabricated and Used in and Around Greater Dhaka City  

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...Radiation Protection Dosimetry Article Concentrations of Naturally Occuring Radionuclides and Fission Products in Brick Samples...measures to minimise the harmful effects of ionising radiation. The radium equivalent activity concentrations......

S. Roy; M.S. Alam; F.K. Miah; B. Alam

2000-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

416

Does the Small White Butterfly (Pieris rapae L.) Aggregate Eggs on Plants with Greater Gas Exchange Activity?  

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Few studies have investigated insect egg-laying preferences in relation to photosynthesis or transpiration of their host plants. It has been suggested that intravarietal preferences of the small white butterfly (

A. Mark Langan; C. Philip Wheater; Peter J. Dunleavy

2001-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

417

History of bioavailable lead and iron in the Greater North Sea and Iceland during the last millennium A bivalve  

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) and inorganic contaminants (heavy metals, radionuclides, REEs) include rivers, coastal industries, dumping, 1990; Irion, 1993). Results clearly indicate rising heavy metal loads toward more recently deposited Eutrophication Redox potential Anthropogenic pollution Retrospective environmental biomonitoring a b s t r a c

Schöne, Bernd R.

418

EnergyWorks Final Report: A Better Buildings Neighborhood Program in the Five-County Greater Philadelphia Region  

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This report covers the grant performance period of July 1, 2010-September 30, 2013 and discusses of the program design, outcomes and best practices as they relate to the following six areas: 1. Institutional Design and Business Model; 2. Program Design and Customer Experience; 3. Driving Demand; 4. Workforce Development; 5. Financing and Incentives; 6. Data and Evaluation.

Gajewski, Katherine [City of Philadelphia] [City of Philadelphia

2014-03-05T23:59:59.000Z

419

Oil vulnerability in the greater Toronto area: impacts of high fuel prices on urban form and environment  

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The rising cost of fossil fuel is a recognized phenomenon, but its impact ... . Understanding how the socioeconomic impacts of rising fuel prices might be distributed across urban areas is...2007...)] by incorpor...

S. Akbari; K. Nurul Habib

2014-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

420

Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Greater-than-Class C Low Level Radioactive Waste  

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35 Federal Register 35 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 140 / Monday, July 23, 2007 / Notices frequent performance reports under 34 CFR 75.720(c). For specific requirements on reporting, please go to http://www.ed.gov/fund/grant/apply/ appforms/appforms.html. Note: NIDRR will provide information by letter to grantees on how and when to submit the report. 4. Performance Measures: To evaluate the overall success of its research program, NIDRR assesses the quality of its funded projects through review of grantee performance and products. Each year, NIDRR examines, through expert review, a portion of its grantees to determine: The percentage of newly awarded NIDRR projects that are conducting at least one multi-site, collaborative, controlled trial. The number of accomplishments (e.g.,

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421

Mandating Solar Hot Water by California Local Governments: Legal Issues  

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Legal Obstacles to Decentralized Solar Energy Technologies:Legal Obstacles to Decentralized Solar Energy Technologies,of solar energy systems and to remove obstacles thereto."

Hoffman,, Peter C.

1981-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

422

Assistive technologies and the visually impaired: a digital ecosystem perspective  

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Assistive technology devices for the visually impaired form a small part of a much wider support infrastructure of people and systems that cluster about a particular disability. Various disabilities, in turn, form part of a greater ecosystem of sometimes ... Keywords: ambient sound cues, assistive technology, disabled, infrared, laser, long cane, obstacle warning displays, portable electronic device, sensory channels, sound interface displays, ultrasonic pulse-echo, visually impaired

David J. Calder

2010-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

423

Identifying opportunities and obstacles for the use of solar energy in commercial office buildings in the northeastern region of united states.  

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??The aim of this research was to find the existing challenges to and opportunities for the use of solar energy, in commercial office buildings in… (more)

Mathew, Anju Ann

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

424

Obstacles to the application of soil and water conservation practices on tenant-operated farms cooperating with the Navarro-Hill Soil Conservation District  

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~ o ~ e ~ ~ ~ ~ o ~ ~ 1, OrraCitlg o ~ * ~ ~ ~ o ~ ~ e e ~ e ~ ~ e ~ X 8 8 tiO r1laV8 ~ e e ~ ~ ~ e ~ ~ ~ ~ e ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ X Gout our ' arBlitlg GOVBr CrOPPIZlg e ~ o ~ e ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ e o ~ ~ ~ X befal~c graaiug I'er iii7latiou ~ ~ i e... ~ o ~ e ~ ~ ~ ~ o ~ ~ 1, OrraCitlg o ~ * ~ ~ ~ o ~ ~ e e ~ e ~ ~ e ~ X 8 8 tiO r1laV8 ~ e e ~ ~ ~ e ~ ~ ~ ~ e ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ X Gout our ' arBlitlg GOVBr CrOPPIZlg e ~ o ~ e ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ e o ~ ~ ~ X befal~c graaiug I'er iii7latiou ~ ~ i e...

Boykin, Calvin C

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

425

Motion Planning in the Presence of Motling Obstacles 765 trajectories but cannot rotate. This problem has many applications to robot, automobile, and  

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. This problem has many applications to robot, automobile, and aircraft collision avoidance. Our main positive) Automobile Collision Avoidance. B is an automobile with an automatic steering system that must avoid collision with other automobiles with known trajectories on a highway. #12;766 J. REIF AND M. SHARIR (3

Reif, John H.

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IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON COMPUTER-AIDED DESIGN OF INTEGRATED CIRCUITS AND SYSTEMS, VOL. 27, NO. 11, NOVEMBER 2008 2007 Multilayer Obstacle-Avoiding Rectilinear Steiner  

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an effective algorithm for the ML-OARSMT problem to facilitate the design flow. However, there is no existing, National Taiwan University, Taipei 106, Taiwan (e-mail: enorm@eda.ee.ntu.edu.tw; aaron@eda.ee.ntu.edu.tw; bo27@ eda.ee.ntu.edu.tw). K.-C. Hsu was with the Department of Electrical Engineering, National

Chang, Yao-Wen

427

How Accelerated Nursing Students Learn| A Comparative Case Study of the Facilitators, Barriers, Learning Strategies, Challenges, and Obstacles of Students in an Accelerated Nursing Program.  

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?? Accelerated nursing programs for non-nurse college graduates are a relatively new concept in nursing education. They were developed within generic nursing programs and individualized… (more)

Johnson Lewis, Edna

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

428

SOCIO-ECONOMIC STUDY OF COMMUNITY FORESTS IN MID HILLS REGION OF NEPAL.  

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??This research looks at some issues confronting community forestry in Nepal. Analytic Hierarchy Process (AHP) was used to analyze the issues confronting community forestry in… (more)

K.C., Birendra

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

429

Challenges in the face of uncertainty  

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Opinions of the Interim Director of the Global Environment Program of Cornell University are presented. The focus is on obstacles to the implementation by policymakers of actions needed to address climate change. A major obstacle preventing action is stated to be the uncertainties involved in climate predictions. It is proposed that rapid, comprehensive action is required to meet the challenges posed by climate predictions, regardless of the inherent uncertainties. Aspects of future climate which are relatively certain are discussed, including continued greenhouse effects for the next several decades, a greater warming effect at higher altitudes, more warming in the winter, and linkage of all other aspects of climate to temperature changes. Aspects of climatic change which pose particular problems regarding predictability are also discussed.

Oglesby, R.T. [Cornell Univ., Ithaca, NY (United States)

1992-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

430

Advance Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Disposal of Greater-Than-Class-C Low-Level Radioactive Waste (05/11/05)  

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775 775 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 90 / Wednesday, May 11, 2005 / Notices reinstatement; (2) Title; (3) Summary of the collection; (4) Description of the need for, and proposed use of, the information; (5) Respondents and frequency of collection; and (6) Reporting and/or Recordkeeping burden. OMB invites public comment. The Department of Education is especially interested in public comment addressing the following issues: (1) Is this collection necessary to the proper functions of the Department; (2) will this information be processed and used in a timely manner; (3) is the estimate of burden accurate; (4) how might the Department enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (5) how might the Department minimize the burden of this

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Planning the Ranch for Greater Profit: A Study of Physical and Economic Factors Affecting Organization and Management of Ranches in the Edwards Plateau Grazing Area.  

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." "Reconnoissance Soil Survey of South-Central Texas. Reconnoissance Soil Survey of West-Central Texas. 10 BULLETIN NO. 413, TEXAS AGRICULTURAL EXPERIMENT STATION Classification of the Land and Vegetation of the Area A classification of the lind of the area has... is the principal vegetation in the numerous narrow valleys and on thc lerel divides. Going from the south to the north and from east to west in the area the land gradually becomes less broken, with large areas of smooth grassland becoming more numerous...

Gabbard, L. P. (Letcher P.); Bonnen, C. A. (Clarence Alfred); Tate, J. N. (James Norman)

1930-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

432

Topological Analysis of HIV-1 Glycoproteins Expressed In Situ on Virus Surfaces Reveals Tighter Packing but Greater Conformational Flexibility than for Soluble gp120  

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...Li, Y , S O'Dell, R Wilson, X Wu, SD Schmidt...Roederer, M Connors, JR Mascola, and RT Wyatt...Zhang, SA Migueles, R Wyatt, BF Haynes, PD Kwong, JR Mascola, and M Connors...McLaughlin, M Pascuccio, R Gopaul, J McNally, CC Cruz, N Censoplano...

Tommy Tong; Keiko Osawa; James E. Robinson; Ema T. Crooks; James M. Binley

2013-06-05T23:59:59.000Z

433

Perceptions of malaria and acceptance of rapid diagnostic tests and related treatment practises among community members and health care providers in Greater Garissa, North Eastern Province, Kenya  

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A comprehensive qualitative assessment of perceptions of malaria and RDTs in a rural area of Kenya using data acquired from focused discussion groups and in-depth interviews with a range of participants ranging from community members with a fever to professional health care workers. The results are important for the future practice and delivery of services such as those provided by the Kenyan government and the MENTOR initiative.

Emma Diggle; Ramin Asgary; Georgia Gore-Langton; Erupe Nahashon; James Mungai; Rebecca Harrison; Abdullahi Abagira; Katie Eves; Zoya Grigoryan; David Soti; Elizabeth Juma; Richard Allan

2014-12-17T23:59:59.000Z

434

The major histocompatibility complex (Mhc) class IIB region has greater genomic structural flexibility and diversity in the quail than the chicken  

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The quail and chicken major histocompatibility complex (Mhc...) genomic regions have a similar overall organization but differ markedly in that the quail has an expanded number of duplicated class I, class IIB, n...

Kazuyoshi Hosomichi; Takashi Shiina; Shingo Suzuki; Masayuki Tanaka…

2006-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

435

Position of the Snake River watershed divide as an indicator of geodynamic processes in the greater Yellowstone region, western North America  

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...indices of channel concavity, stream power distribution, and channel slope-basin...S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Geodetic Survey, http...E., 1987, Drainage history of the Bonneville Basin: In Kopp, R.S., and Cohenour...

436

The College of Dental Medicine held its 15th Dunning Symposium on November 29 and 30 during the Greater New York  

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The College of Dental Medicine held its 15th Dunning Symposium on November 29 and 30 during Health Dentistry. The Dunning Symposium was established in 1981 by James Dunning, a CDM alumnus and dean Dunning, and his uncle, Henry Sage Dunning, two founders of Columbia's dental school. For two decades

Grishok, Alla

437

Random variation in rectal position during radiotherapy for prostate cancer is two to three times greater than that predicted from prostate motion  

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of methods to accurately estimate DA is critical for a better understanding of the relationship between dose and effect. This would allow us to advance radiotherapy for the individual patient and is an im- portant radiotherapy research priority.12–14 A major... - diotherapy. Clin Oncol (R Coll Radiol) 2010; 22: 294–312. doi: 10.1016/j.clon.2010.02.003 2. Chen L, Paskalev K, Xu X, Zhu J, Wang L, Price RA, et al. Rectal dose variation during the course of image-guided radiation therapy of prostate cancer. Radiother...

Scaife, J.; Harrison, K.; Romanchikova, M.; Parker, A.; Sutcliffe, M.; Bond, S.; Thomas, S.; Freeman, S.; Jena, R.; Bates, A.; Burnet, N.

2014-09-16T23:59:59.000Z

438

Gamma/neutron analysis for SNM signatures at high-data rates(greater than 107 cps) for single-pulse active interrogation  

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We are developing a high data gamma/neutron spectrometer suitable for active interrogation of special nuclear materials (SNM) activated by a single burst from an intense source. We have tested the system at Naval Research Laboratory's (NRL) Mercury pulsed-power facility at distances approaching 10 meters from a depleted uranium (DU) target. We have found that the gamma-ray field in the target room 'disappears' 10 milliseconds after the x-ray flash, and that gamma ray spectroscopy will then be dominated by isomeric states/beta decay of fission products. When a polyethylene moderator is added to the DU target, a time-dependent signature of the DU is produced by thermalized neutrons. We observe this signature in gamma-spectra measured consecutively in the 0.1-1.0 ms time range. These spectra contain the Compton edge line (2.2 MeV) from capture in hydrogen, and a continuous high energy gamma-spectrum from capture or fission in minority constituents of the DU.

Forman L.; Dioszegi, I.; Salwen, C.

2011-04-26T23:59:59.000Z

439

A study of land reform and its impact in the Greater Letaba Local Municipality of the Mopani District in the Limpopo Province.  

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??Since the dawn of democracy in South Africa, numerous land reform projects have been approved by the Minister of Rural Development and Land Reform. This… (more)

Malahlela, Tebogo.

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

440

A Stannous Fluoride Dentifrice May Produce Greater Short Term Improvements in Measures of Inflammation Compared to a Triclosan/ Copolymer Based Dentifrice  

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Article Title and Bibliographic Information Anti-gingivitis effects of a novel 0.454% stabilized stannous fluoride dentifrice relative to a positive control. He T, Barker ML, Goyal CR, Biesbrock AR. Am J Dent 2012;25(3):136-40. Reviewer Harlan J. Shiau, DDS, \\{DMSc\\} Purpose/Question The authors want to determine if a novel stannous fluoride containing dentifrice is superior to a currently marketed dentifrice with respect to improvements in clinical measures of inflammation Source of Funding Industry—Proctor and Gamble, Mason, OH, United States Type of Study/Design Single site randomized controlled trial Level of Evidence Level 2: Limited-quality, patient-oriented evidence Strength of Recommendation Grade Not applicable

Harlan J. Shiau

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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ith our country facing unprecedented economic challenges, the need to invest in drivers of long-term growth has never been greater. The Obama Administra-  

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--from healthcare and edu- cation to energy independence and climate change. Information technology (IT national priorities--from healthcare and education to energy independence and climate change. Information welcomes the opportunity to collaborate with policymakers and other industry leaders to help tackle

Narasayya, Vivek

442

ith our country facing unprecedented economic challenges, the need to invest in drivers of long-term growth has never been greater. The Obama Adminis-  

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--from healthcare and education to energy independence and climate change. Information technology (IT) in particular--from health- care and education to energy independence and climate change. Information technology (IT) holds the opportunity to collaborate with policymakers and other industry leaders to help tackle our nation's most

Narasayya, Vivek

443

Scaling of EPR spectral-spatial images with size of sample: Images of a sample greater than 5 cm in linear dimension  

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The authors have obtained spectral-spatial EPR images of a phantom significantly larger than those previously obtained. Images of a homogeneous phantom 4.2 cm in diameter and 6.5 cm in length with B{sub 1} equivalent to that used for smaller samples give a similar linewidth resolution both with linewidth population distributions of width 0.1 {mu}T. Spatial resolution appeared to have modest degradation. Images of the large homogeneous phantom provide maps of the magnetic field of a partially shimmed magnet.

Ahn, Kang-Hyun; Subramanian, V. S.; Halpern, Howard J. [Department of Radiation and Cellular Oncology, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637 and Center for EPR Imaging in Vivo Physiology, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637 (United States)

2007-12-15T23:59:59.000Z

444

"The task ahead is enormous, equal to, if not greater than, the job already done." -Julian Bond, former chair of the NAACP, commenting on the progress of the  

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African American adults are 60% more likely to have a stroke than non- Hispanic White adults.2 African to non-Hispanic White Ameri- cans.3 EDUCATION In 2012, Black female students at public colleges.1%).5 INCOME The annual median income of a Black household (2012) was $33,321.1 FAMILY There were 9.7 million

Hill, Wendell T.

445

Airport choice and airline choice in the market for air travel between the San Francisco Bay area and greater Los Angeles in 1995  

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airline industry, mimeo Januszewski S. , 2003, The effect oflower delay) service. Januszewski (2004) provides anFor example, like Januszewski, we find on-time performance

Ishii, Jun; Van Dender, Kurt; Jun, Sunyoung

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

446

FOREIGN INVESTMENT: Barriers Remain  

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FOREIGN INVESTMENT: Barriers Remain ... The two-volume work, titled "Obstacles and Incentives to Private Foreign Investment 1967-68," shows that barriers to private foreign investment around the world haven't really changed much overall in recent years— although there have been some dramatic changes in the investment climate of a few individual nations. ... Comparison with an earlier NICB study covering 1962 to 1964 shows that economic problems are now considered a barrier to foreign investment in a greater number of countries than in the earlier period. ...

1969-09-22T23:59:59.000Z

447

Micro/Nano-Scale Phase Change Systems for Thermal Management and Solar Energy Conversion Applications  

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obstacles and satisfy the needs of load leveling, new effective technologies for long term solar energy

Coso, Dusan

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

448

Towards Event-Aware Adaptive Sampling Using Static and Mobile Nodes  

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obstacles to solar radiation. NIMS systems have exploited this and have been deployed with battery energy

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

449

Call and Response: Experiments in Sampling the Environment  

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obstacles to solar radiation. NIMS systems have exploited this and have been deployed with battery energy

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

450

Deriving cloud velocity from an array of solar radiation measurements  

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Solar Energy Test Bed (UCSD- SETB). The sensors were placed onto an exposed rooftop without obstacles

Bosch, J.L.; Zheng, Y.; Kleissl, J.

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

451

Abraham Calls on Global Community to Aggressively Address Nuclear  

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Abraham Calls on Global Community to Aggressively Address Nuclear Abraham Calls on Global Community to Aggressively Address Nuclear Nonproliferation Abraham Calls on Global Community to Aggressively Address Nuclear Nonproliferation January 13, 2005 - 9:49am Addthis WASHINGTON, DC - In a lunchtime speech to the Council on Foreign Relations in Washington, DC, Energy Secretary Spencer Abraham called on the global community to join in implementing a comprehensive nuclear nonproliferation strategy to address 21st century challenges. Outlining his vision for dealing with constantly evolving proliferation threats in an age of terrorism, Secretary Abraham said the international community must play a greater role in future efforts. "Terrorists have struck not just Washington, New York, Moscow, and Beslan," he said. "The challenge of confronting terrorism falls to every nation. .

452

Statement by the President on the First Anniversary of the Tribal Law and  

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Statement by the President on the First Anniversary of the Tribal Statement by the President on the First Anniversary of the Tribal Law and Order Act Statement by the President on the First Anniversary of the Tribal Law and Order Act July 29, 2011 - 2:15pm Addthis THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 29, 2011 Statement by the President on the First Anniversary of the Tribal Law and Order Act A year ago today, I was proud to sign the Tribal Law and Order Act into law. American Indians and Alaska Natives have long been victimized by violent crime at far higher rates than the rest of the country, and the Tribal Law and Order Act is already helping us better address the unique public safety challenges that confront tribal communities. Over the past year, tribes have gained greater sentencing authority. The rights of

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Statement by the President on the First Anniversary of the Tribal Law and  

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Statement by the President on the First Anniversary of the Tribal Statement by the President on the First Anniversary of the Tribal Law and Order Act Statement by the President on the First Anniversary of the Tribal Law and Order Act July 29, 2011 - 2:15pm Addthis THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 29, 2011 Statement by the President on the First Anniversary of the Tribal Law and Order Act A year ago today, I was proud to sign the Tribal Law and Order Act into law. American Indians and Alaska Natives have long been victimized by violent crime at far higher rates than the rest of the country, and the Tribal Law and Order Act is already helping us better address the unique public safety challenges that confront tribal communities. Over the past year, tribes have gained greater sentencing authority. The rights of

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On the effect of rotation on populations of classical Cepheids I. Predictions at solar metallicity  

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[Abridged] We aim to improve the understanding of Cepheids from an evolutionary perspective and establish the role of rotation in the Cepheid paradigm. In particular, we are interested in the contribution of rotation to the problem of Cepheid masses, and explore testable predictions of quantities that can be confronted with observations. Evolutionary models including a homogeneous and self-consistent treatment of rotation are studied in detail during the crossings of the classical instability strip (IS). The dependence of several parameters on initial rotation is studied. These parameters include mass, luminosity, temperature, lifetimes, equatorial velocity, surface abundances, and rates of period change. Several key results are obtained: i) mass-luminosity (M-L) relations depend on rotation, particularly during the blue loop phase; ii) luminosity increases between crossings of the IS. Hence, Cepheid M-L relations at fixed initial rotation rate depend on crossing number (faster rotation yields greater luminos...

Anderson, R I; Georgy, C; Meynet, G; Mowlavi, N; Eyer, L

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

455

BUILDING A CHEMICAL LASER WEAPON  

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BUILDING A CHEMICAL LASER WEAPON ... Under fire, Airborne Laser program director confronts challenges of revolutionary weapons system ...

WILLIAM G. SCHULZ

2004-12-20T23:59:59.000Z

456

A morals clarification module: guidelines for teacher education  

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1976 Major Sub)ect; Educational Curriculum and Instruction A MORALS CLARIFICATION MODULE: GUIDELINES FOR TEACHER EDUCATION A Thesis by JANICE MARIE JOHNSTON Approved as to style and content by; (Chairman of ittee) (Head f Depa tment) (Member... Table 14 Confrontation //8 Table 15 Confrontation //9 Table 16 Confrontation //10 105 106 107 108 109 110 112 113 114 Appendix E Instructions for Group Discussion on "Confrontations and Choices" 115 Vita 116 CHAPTER I A STATE OF MORAL...

Johnston, Janice Marie

1976-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

457

Options for Breadth Breadth Subcommittee of the SUES Task Force  

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; Natural Science; Math & Statistics; Social Science; Earth, Energy, & Environment of problems confronting the individual, society and the broader world, now

Vakil, Ravi

458

Prevalence of Giardia spp. in beaver and muskrat populations in northeastern states and Minnesota: detection of intestinal trophozoites at necropsy provides greater sensitivity than detection of cysts in fecal samples.  

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...in Table 4 for animals collected in the north- eastern states. Approximately equal...muskrats in our study (94.1% in the north- eastern and 100% in Minnesota) was...water- borne outbreak of giardiasis in Camas, Wash. J. Am. Water- works Assoc...

S L Erlandsen; L A Sherlock; W J Bemrick; H Ghobrial; W Jakubowski

1990-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

459

Preparation and evaluation of 3-methyl isomers of 15-(p-iodophenyl)-3-methylpentadecanoic acid (BMIPP): 3R-BMIPP shows greater heart uptake than 3S-BMIPP in rats  

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Iodine-123 racemic (3-R,S) BMIPP is of widespread interest for evaluation of myocardial viability. To evaluate the effects of the asymmetric C-3 center of BMIPP on heart uptake/clearance we have resolved and characterized 3R- and 3S-BMIPP (H-1 and C-13 NMR, MS, HPLC, [{alpha}], m.p.) and evaluated the radioiodinated isomers in rats. A thiophene {open_quotes}template{close_quotes} approach using ethyl 3R-methylglutarate was used to synthesize the authentic 3R-BMPPA substrate (mp 41-42 {degrees}C, [{alpha}] + 1.45 {degrees}). Reaction of racemic 3-R, S-BNPPA with S-(-)-{alpha}-methylbenzylamine gave the diastereomeric amides, separated by TLC, column or HPLC. The more polar isomer was identical to the amide prepared from the 3R-isomer. HCI cleavage of the purified diastereomers provided 3R- and 3S-BMPPA (mp 40-41 {degrees}C, [{alpha}] - 3.90 {degrees}). Iodination (TTFAA/KI) gave 3R-BMIPP (mp 51-52 {degrees}C, [{alpha}] + 0.74 {degrees}) and 3S-BMIPP (mp 45-46 {degrees}C, [{alpha}] - 1.67 {degrees}), which formed amides identical with the two amides separated from the 3-R, S-BMIPP amide mixture. A [I-125]-3R-BMIPP and [I-131]-3S-BMIPP mixture was administered to groups of fasted rats (n = 5/group) sacrificed at 5, 15, 60 and 180 minutes. While blood levels and uptake and clearance from liver, lungs and kidney were nearly identical for both isomers, 3R-BMIPP had higher heart uptake at all periods evaluated (%ID/gram, i.e., 15 min: 3R = 5.25 {plus_minus} 0.77, 3S= 4.51 {plus_minus} 0.50; 180 min: 3R = 2.31 {plus_minus} 0.51, 3S = 1.98 {plus_minus} 0.26), suggesting that transport into the myocytes is different for the isomers. Higher heart uptake suggests that the 3R-BMIPP isomer should be further evaluated.

Knapp, F.F.R. Jr.; Lin, Q.; Luo, H. [Oak Ridge National Lab., TN (United States)] [and others

1996-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

460

Figure 1: Putatively optimal clusters of N spheres, for N = 4 \\Gamma 10 (figures (a)--(g)) and 13--20 (figures (h)--(o)). For greater clarity the spheres have been reduced in size, contacts between  

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geometrisches Modell des Atomkerns, Z. Physik 107 (1937), 332--346. [Wi87] L. T. Wille, Minimum­energy configurations of atomic clusters --- new results obtained by simulated annealing, Chem. Phys. Lett. 133 (1987), 169--200. [KN90] R. B. Kearfott and M. Novoa III, Algorithm 681: INTBIS, a portable interval Newton

Sloane, Neil J. A.

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461

Mechanistic modeling of Zircaloy deformation and fracture in fuel element analysis  

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A review is given of the comprehensive model developed in the 1960's at the Bettis Atomic Power Laboratory to explain the creep of Zircaloy during neutron irradiation and applied to fuel element analysis and design. The in-pile softening observed at low stresses was hypothesized to be due to a combination of the growth-directed Roberts-Cottrell yielding creep originally proposed for ..cap alpha..-uranium and the formation of point defect loops preferentially on certain planes in response to the applied stress, with the second process being of relatively greater importance. The in-pile hardening observed at high stresses (or strain-rates) was proposed to be due to the cutting by dislocations of radiation-produced obstacles. In this stress (strain-rate) region, in-pile behavior was proposed to be identical to post-irradiation behavior. At intermediate stresses (strain-rates) a mechanism of radiation-enhanced climb around obstacles was suggested as being rate controlling. As the stress is decreased, the climb process becomes easier and the rate was then predicted to be controlled by glide at a flow stress characteristic of unirradiated, annealed material, where radiation-enhanced diffusion enabled climbing around the normal strain-hardening obstacles. At still lower stresses, this glide process became negligibly slow compared with the growth-connected creep mechanism which was presumed to operate independently. The overall scheme was shown to be good agreement with all the in-pile data then available and implemented into the computer analysis of fuel element behavior. 48 refs., 1 fig.

Nichols, F.A.

1985-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

462

Facility siting and compensation: Lessons from the Massachusetts experience  

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In 1980, Massachusetts enacted a unique and comprehensive process for siting hazardous waste facilities. No facility has been constructed or approved since then, however, so it seems appropriate to ask whether the process was fundamentally flawed in concept, implemented imperfectly, or whether some other lesson can be drawn. The authors of this study were closely involved with the legislation at its inception, and Sanderson has stayed involved with it professionally, most recently as manager of the Clean Harbors project. In this essay they combine analysis and memoir to examine the reasons why the Massachusetts siting process has not yet delivered a facility. They argue that the critical factors were both specific design defects of the law itself and general characteristics of the Massachusetts public decisionmaking process. The Massachusetts negotiated compensation model of facility siting is so complicated in practice, and so contingent on local factors, that no one can judge confidently whether it is on the whole hopeless, flawed but correctable, or merely unlucky. We believe its principal liability is that it offers two fatal temptations: to public officials, it appears to offer an alternative to taking leadership risks; and to frightened citizens, it appears to offer a way to avoid, rather than confront and control, physical risks and anxiety. Specific features of the process - its complexity, the inherent delay, the unfortunate design of the siting council - might be corrected with good effect. But we see larger and more pervasive forces as the real obstacle. The NIMBY problem is, at heart, symptomatic of the pessimistic expectations; raising those expectations is not a task that can be accomplished by any legislated decision process. 4 refs., 1 tabs.

O'Hare, M. (Univ. of California, Berkeley (United States)); Sanderson, D. (EIP Associates, San Francisco, CA (United States))

1993-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

463

Results of the Washington Passive Solar Design/Build Competition  

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In an effort to encourage the design, construction, and marketing of moderately priced passive solar homes in Washington state, the Western Solar Utilization Network (Western SUN) recently sponsored the Washington Passive Solar Design/Build Competition. The competition drew an overwhelming response from designers and builders throughout Washington. Thermal performance of the designs was evaluated by a technical review committee, and final selections were made by the Competition Jury in accordance with the following criteria: perceived market acceptance, thermal performance, cost effectiveness, simplicity of design and operation, and completeness of the passive concept. Design contract awards totaling $50,000 were made available to winners in four categories, including single and multi-family, new and remodeled residences. In order to receive the award in its entirety, winning design/build teams are required to construct their design by April, 1983. As a result of the competition, a great deal was learned about the attitudes and knowledge of professionals and the general public regarding the use of solar energy in Washington state. Among the points that will be highlighted in this paper are the following: (1) a design/build competition is an effective vehicle for promoting solar energy among professionals in the housing community as well as the general public; (2) passive solar techniques can contribute significantly to the heating and cooling needs of residential housing throughout the state of Washington; (3) there is a great deal of interest and talent among the designers and builders of solar residences in Washington; and (4) follow-up activities, including the promotion of winning designs, the systematic collection of performance data, and identification of the major obstacles confronting designers and builders of solar homes, are critical to the success of the program in achieving both its short-term and long-term goals.

Nylen, N.

1981-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

464

An Investigation on the Nature of Micro Cavitation Bubbles on the Movement of Undersea Vessels and Waves  

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To further understand their nature, micro cavitation bubbles were systematically diffused around the exterior of a test body (tube) fully submerged in a water tank. The primary purpose was to assess the feasibility of applying micro cavitation as a means of depth control for underwater vehicles, mainly but not limited to submarines. Ideally, the results would indicate the use of micro cavitation as a more efficient alternative to underwater vehicle depth control than the conventional ballast tank method. The current approach utilizes the Archimedes' principle of buoyancy to alter the density of the object affected, making it less than, or greater than the density of the surrounding fluid. However, this process is too slow for underwater vehicles to react to sudden obstacles inherent in their environment. Rather than altering its internal density, this research aimed to investigate the response that would occur if the density of its environment was manipulated instead. In theory, and in a hydrostatic fluid, di...

Anderson, Asalie; Hoffman, Derek; Mancas, Stefan C

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

465

Neutron damage reduction in a traveling wave reactor  

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Traveling wave reactors are envisioned to run on depleted or natural uranium with no need for enrichment or reprocessing, and in a manner which requires little to no operator intervention. If feasible, this type of reactor has significant advantages over conventional nuclear power systems. However, a practical implementation of this concept is challenging as neutron irradiation levels many times greater than those in conventional reactors appear to be required for a fission wave to propagate. Radiation damage to the fuel and cladding materials presents a significant obstacle to a practical design. One possibility for reducing damage is to soften the neutron energy spectrum. Here we show that using a uranium oxide fuel form will allow a shift in the neutron spectrum that can result in at least a three fold decrease in dpa levels for fuel cladding and structural steels within the reactor compared with the dpa levels expected when using a uranium metal fuel. (authors)

Osborne, A. G.; Deinert, M. R. [Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, Univ. of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX (United States)

2012-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

466

Continuation application, progress report, year IV, June 8, 1993--June 7, 1994  

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Project SEED is an innovative career development program sponsored by the American Chemical Society for economically disadvantages high school students. SEED students spend ten weeks during the summer in an academic, industrial, or governmental research laboratory working under the supervision of a researcher or research assistant. The primary objective of Project SEED is to encourage participants to pursue strong academic programs in order to more fully develop their career potential and help overcome social, institutional, attitudinal, and educational obstacles which have traditionally excluded the economically disadvantaged. This summer the University of New Mexico at Los Alamos initiated a special course for Project SEED students. The weekly sessions focused on academic skills training in anticipation of post secondary programs coupled with the development of greater self confidence through academic success and effective communication.

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1994-03-11T23:59:59.000Z

467

Alternative Energy Development and China's Energy Future  

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energy industries, particularly solar PV and turbine manufacturers, from 2005 to 2009 presented unexpected challenges and obstacles

Zheng, Nina

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

468

Figure 12 Vehicle tracking Figure 11 Pedestrian tracking  

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-finders, infra-red obstacle detectors, GPS, Forward Looking Infra-Red (FLIR), microwave, etc. provide other

Brandt, Scott A.

469

Fig. 11 Pedestrian tracking Fig. 12 Vehicle tracking  

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and ultrasonic range-finders, infra-red obstacle detectors, GPS, Forward Looking Infra-Red (FLIR), microwave, etc

Brandt, Scott A.

470

Study on Prompting Mechanism of Energy EFficiency Technology  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

Information on energy efficient technologies, the obstacles surrounding their implementation, and the methods for prompting use of these technologies.

471

Study of the cavitating instability on a grooved Venturi profile  

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, on converging-diverging obstacles or on blades in turbines and propellers is responsible for many issues like

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

472

Fighting Terrorism or Red Tape?  

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A Florida optics company encounters an unexpected obstacle in its attempt to market a spectrometry-based anthrax detection device.

Douglass, Kim

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

473

372 IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON SYSTEMS, MAN, AND CYBERNETICS--PART A: SYSTEMS AND HUMANS, VOL. 37, NO. 3, MAY 2007 Decentralized Self-Organizing Potential Field-Based  

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-control of the ith agent. uoi Stationary obstacle avoidance component of ui. ugi PRF component of ui. uci CRF

Masoud, Ahmad A.

474

E-Print Network 3.0 - assembly building oab Sample Search Results  

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Technologies and Information Sciences ; Engineering 3 Independent Navigation of Multiple Mobile Robots with Hybrid Reciprocal Velocity Obstacles Summary: their trajectories...

475

Interferometric observations of large biologically interesting interstellar and cometary molecules  

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...chemistry to the solar system can...methanol. Major obstacles to understanding...had enough energy to knock off...stars (>10 solar masses...activation energy to overcome...However, a major obstacle to observational...chemistry to the solar system can...methanol. Major obstacles to understanding...

Lewis E. Snyder

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

476

Molecular Characterization of New Melanoma Cell Lines from C3H Mice Induced by Ethanol plus Ultraviolet Radiation  

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...78550 R. P. P. A major obstacle in understanding the...4 , 5) . But whereas solar UV exposure is clearly...is essential. A major obstacle to understanding the...Twinsburg, OH). The energy emitted from these lamps...radiation. | A major obstacle in understanding the...

Faith M. Strickland; Sen Pathak; Asha S. Multani; Ronald P. Pelley; and Cherrie K. Donawho

2003-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

477

Humans exploit the biomechanics of bipedal gait during visually guided walking over complex terrain  

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...complex terrain such as a rocky trail? Recent research...of human walking over flat, obstacle-free terrain...efficiency of human walking in flat, obstacle-free environments...complex terrain such as a rocky trail. In this study...efficiency of human walking in flat, obstacle-free environments...

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

478

Peru-USAID Climate Activities | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

and USAID's climate change program is helping the country confront threats to its biodiversity, as well as to the carbon sinks of its vast tropical forests." References ...

479

Synchronized scheduling of air transportation and assembly manufacturing in consumer electronics supply chain.  

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??The consumer electronics has been a booming industry in recent years. Motivated by the challenges confronted by a major PC manufacturer in consumer electronics industry,… (more)

Li, Kunpeng.

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

480

Civic environmental pragmatism: a dialogical framework for strategic environmental assessment.  

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??Questions of uncertainty and value conflict are increasingly pervasive challenges confronting policy makers seeking to address the range of environmental problems generated by contemporary technological… (more)

Wallington, Tabatha Jean

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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481

Health care prioritization: a clinician’s duty  

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Publicly funded health care systems are increasingly confronted with fiscal and demographic challenges and face pressure to constrain resource use without impacting clinical outcomes.

Lianne Barnieh; Cam Donaldson…

2014-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

482

The struggle for vibrancy : a study of local government intervention in Detroit's inner suburbs  

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Today, many communities located on the periphery of central cities confront traditionally "urban" problems. Detroit's inner suburbs struggle with aging infrastructure, limited governmental capacity, commercial disinvestment, ...

Kohn, Amy J. (Amy Jennifer)

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

483

Biomass 2012 Agenda | Department of Energy  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

2 Agenda Biomass 2012 Agenda Detailed agenda from the July 10-11, 2012, Biomass conference--Biomass 2012: Confronting Challenges, Creating Opportunities - Sustaining a Commitment...

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model brain structure to help computers recognize objects December 20, 2011 LOS ALAMOS, New Mexico, December 20, 2011-An essential question confronting neuroscientists and computer...

485

The Panama Canal Expansion Project Transit Maritime Mega Project Development, Reactions, and Alternatives from Affected People.  

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??The confrontation between residents of Panamanian rural communities with the Panama Canal Authority and, indirectly, with the International Maritime Trade is the raison de entre… (more)

Rosales, Martin Renzo

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

486

ROSS, ALEX H., WILLIAM SC GURNEY, AND MICHAEL R. HEATH ...  

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dependent energy allocation in zooplankton. We confront ... An alternative approach (e.g. Andersen et al. 1987 ..... per-capita fecundity and high maximum car-.

1999-12-20T23:59:59.000Z

487

An initial technology roadmap for home automation : home and personal life management.  

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??Home Automation (HA) has emerged as a prominent ¯eld for researchers and in- vestors confronting the challenge of penetrating the average home user market with… (more)

Tom, Mary

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

488

The Dystopian Cityscape in Postmodern Literature and Film  

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to move into North Gowanus, a majority African Americanwanted to return to North Gowanus, to truly confront hisspecifically, the loss of Gowanus forces Dylan to admit the

Hicks, Jeffrey Loyl

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

489

Low Level Descriptors for Automatic Violin Transcription Alex Loscos  

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Low Level Descriptors for Automatic Violin Transcription Alex Loscos MTG at Universitat Pompeu additional processing. 3. Pitch Analysis Previous system [5] already confronted the problem of octave errors

Wang, Ye

490

English language policy and planning in Iran.  

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??Iran has been in the headlines in the recent years and decades for many socio-political reasons. Many of these involve the confrontation between Islamic revolutionary… (more)

Jamshidifard, Saman

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

491

Heavy-Metal-Induced Reactive Oxygen Species: Phytotoxicity and Physicochemical Changes in Plants  

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Environmental contamination by hazardous environmental pollutants is a widespread and increasingly serious problem confronting society, scientists, and regulators worldwide (Debenest et al. 2010; Hajeb et al. ...

Muhammad Shahid; Bertrand Pourrut…

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

492

Science in the public eye  

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... of scientific thinking. The belief in progress that has long sustained large-scale support of science appears to be in decline, as new research projects confront public scepticism, if not ... new research projects confront public scepticism, if not explicit opposition.

Dorothy Nelkin

1990-11-08T23:59:59.000Z

493

Social studies of domestic information and communication technologies  

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the industrial revolution, humankind confronted nature; through the industrial revolution, we confront a sort the end of his book, The Coming of Post-Industrial Society, Daniel Bell (1973) argues that before of "fabricated nature"; but #12;2 "[t]he post-industrial society is essentially a game between persons" (p. 488

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Abstract. We prove local uniqueness for the inverse problem in obstacle scattering at a fixed energy and fixed incident angle. We consider the inverse problem of ...

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you experience obstacles? 7. Communication Efficiency Describe any way that communication efficiency may be improved during outage planning and execution. 69 APPENDIX E: CHANGE...

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tangible assistance for identifying and overcoming major technical obstacles to improving photovoltaic manufacturing technologies. The scope of work under the above subcontract...

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Neuroscience, 37073 Göttingen, Germany, 2Department of Solar Energy, Institute for Solid State Physics, ISFH (several different gaits, climbing, turning, grooming, orienting, obstacle avoidance, attraction, flight

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Downloads National Semiconductor Enters Photovoltaic Market With Technology That Maximizes Solar Energy have overcome a major obstacle in producing transistors from networks of carbon nanotubes, a technology

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