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  1. Country Location AFGHANISTAN

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    /31 $124 BAHRAIN SOUTHWEST ASIA ADMIN SPT UNIT 01/01 12/31 $124 BANGLADESH CHITTAGONG 01/01 12/31 $71 BANGLADESH DHAKA 01/01 12/31 $90 BANGLADESH SYLHET 01/01 12/31 $69 BANGLADESH [OTHER] 01/01 12/31 $71

  2. Country Location AFGHANISTAN

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    ASIA ADMIN SPT UNIT 01/01 12/31 $124 BANGLADESH CHITTAGONG 01/01 12/31 $71 BANGLADESH DHAKA 01/01 12/31 $90 BANGLADESH SYLHET 01/01 12/31 $69 BANGLADESH [OTHER] 01/01 12/31 $71 BARBADOS BARBADOS 04/16 12

  3. Electrochemical arsenic remediation for rural Bangladesh

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    Addy, Susan Amrose

    2009-01-01

    226 Map of Bangladesh highlighting areasmodel for Bangladesh . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1.4Resistivity of synthetic Bangladesh water . . . . . . . .

  4. Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

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    Takada, Shoji

    of Iran Aghajari Oil & Gas Production Company (AOGPC) B,C,N 20 Islamic Republic of Iran Aluminat Places The World Islamic Front for Jihad against Jews and Crusaders Usama Bin Laden Network Usama Bin of Afghanistan Islamic Republic of Pakistan Ummah Tameer E-Nau (UTN) N 4 United Arab Emirates Energy Global

  5. Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

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    Takada, Shoji

    Oil & Gas Production Company (AOGPC) B,C,N 20 Islamic Republic of Iran Aluminat Aluminat Production Places The World Islamic Front for Jihad against Jews and Crusaders Usama Bin Laden Network Usama Bin of Afghanistan Islamic Republic of Pakistan Ummah Tameer E-Nau (UTN) N 4 United Arab Emirates Energy Global

  6. Food grain policy in Bangladesh

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    Rausser, Gordon C.

    1981-01-01

    ~o. FOOD GAAIN POLICY IN BANGLADESH by Gordon C. Rausser ;.period of time before Bangladesh becomes self-sufficient. Infor Food Grains in Bangladesh, Unpublished Ph.D. thesis,

  7. Flood Exposure and Child Health in Bangladesh

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    Buttenheim, Alison M.

    2006-01-01

    Growth and Malnutrition: Bangladesh. Retrieved June 2005,young children in rural Bangladesh. Demography, 19(4), 447-Change in India and Bangladesh. Population and Development

  8. Municipal Wastewater Characteristics of Sylhet City, Bangladesh

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    Alam, Raquibul; Ahmed, Mushtaq; Chowdhury, Md. Aktarul Islam; Nath, Suman Kanti

    2006-01-01

    Banglapedia (2006), National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh.Asiatic Society of Bangladesh. Davis, M.L. , & Cornwell,the People’s Republic of Bangladesh. Metcalf & Eddy. (1995).

  9. Arsenic in Bangladesh Decision analysis

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    Gelman, Andrew

    Arsenic in Bangladesh Decision analysis Regression models Take-home points Arsenic and old models 2007 Andrew Gelman Arsenic and old models #12;Arsenic in Bangladesh Decision analysis Regression models Take-home points Contents Aresenic in Bangladesh Decision analysis Regression models Andrew Gelman

  10. Desirability and Feasibility of a Policy Neutrality in Afghanistan 

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    Andisha, Nasir A.

    2015-07-08

    Bush School Alum, Ambassador Nasir A. Andisha, presents his doctoral thesis on the "Desirability and Feasibility of a Policy of Neutrality in Afghanistan: The Dilemma of Collective Security and Neutrality in Afghanistan."

  11. Gays and Lesbians at War: Military Service in Iraq and Afghanistan Under “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”

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    Frank, Nathaniel

    2004-01-01

    AT WAR: MILITARY SERVICE IN IRAQ AND AFGHANISTAN UNDER “DON’wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. Despite widespread knowledgeused before sites in Iraq and Afghanistan were improved, as

  12. People, Policy, and Perpetuity: Sustainability Indicators of Bangladesh Forestry

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    Ali, Mohammed; Kabir, M. A.; Hoque, A.T.M. Rafiqul

    2006-01-01

    Future wood requirement and bamboo usage in Bangladesh.In Proceedings of the second Bangladesh National Conferenceon Forestry, Dhaka, Bangladesh. FAO. (1981). Forest

  13. Screening of wheat genotypes for boron efficiency in Bangladesh

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    Islam, S; Jahiruddin, M; Islam, M A; Islam, M R; Brown, P H; Gustafson, J P

    2009-01-01

    of wheat cultivars. Bangladesh Journal Agricultural Scienceimportant cereal crop in Bangladesh. Its yield is very low,of boron deficiency in Bangladesh soils. Boron deficiency

  14. Arsenic Mitigation in Bangladesh: A Houseold Labor Market Approach

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    Carson, Richard T; Koundouri, Phoebe; Nauges, Céline

    2009-01-01

    Rural Households in Bangladesh. ” Journal of EnvironmentalDepartment of Public Health Engineering of Bangladesh. 2001.of Groundwater in Bangladesh. Kinniburgh, D. , and P.

  15. Dynamic bargaining in households (with application to Bangladesh)

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    Ligon, Ethan

    2002-01-01

    rural credit programs in Bangladesh. World Development 24 (the Grameen bank in Econ­ Bangladesh. Technical Report 65,household allocation in Bangladesh. The model resolves a

  16. Martinkus docos show reality of Afghanistan war

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    Wapstra, Erik

    Martinkus docos show reality of Afghanistan war By ShAron Webb Journalist John Martinkus reels off the date he was kidnapped in the Iraq war as if it's perma- nently scratched on his brain. "It happened. It was terrible. I thought: Here we go." It's experiences like this that gave credibility to the television war

  17. Design of a rural water provision system to decrease arsenic exposure in Bangladesh

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    Mathieu, Johanna

    2009-01-01

    State of A?airs in Bangladesh . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Methods and Results from Bangladesh TripResults from Bangladesh Trip

  18. Appetite for Nicotine: An Economic Analysis of Tobacco Control in Bangladesh

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    Ali, Zulfiqar; Rahman, Atiur; Rahman, Taifur

    2003-01-01

    Prevalence of smoking. Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics,expenditure survey 1995–96. Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics,Statistical yearbook of Bangladesh 1996. Bangladesh Bureau

  19. Policy Implications and Implementation of Environmental ICTPs in Developing States: Examples from Bangladesh

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    Alam, Mahbubul; Rashid, A.Z.M. Manzoor; Furukawa, Yasushi

    2008-01-01

    Technology, Sylhet-3114, Bangladesh. Yasushi Furukawa is anReferences BBS ( 1999). Statistical year book of Bangladesh.Dhaka, Bangladesh: Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics. BBS (

  20. Assessment of Biomass Resources in Afghanistan

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    Milbrandt, A.; Overend, R.

    2011-01-01

    Afghanistan is facing many challenges on its path of reconstruction and development. Among all its pressing needs, the country would benefit from the development and implementation of an energy strategy. In addition to conventional energy sources, the Afghan government is considering alternative options such as energy derived from renewable resources (wind, solar, biomass, geothermal). Biomass energy is derived from a variety of sources -- plant-based material and residues -- and can be used in various conversion processes to yield power, heat, steam, and fuel. This study provides policymakers and industry developers with information on the biomass resource potential in Afghanistan for power/heat generation and transportation fuels production. To achieve this goal, the study estimates the current biomass resources and evaluates the potential resources that could be used for energy purposes.

  1. Flood Exposure and Child Health in Bangladesh

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    Buttenheim, Alison M.

    2006-01-01

    Roy, D. K. (2001). The 1998 Floods in Bangladesh: Disasterterm impact of the 1998 flood on nutrition in Bangladesh.F. , & Kovats, S. (2004). Floods, health and climate change:

  2. Simulating the Afghanistan-Pakistan opium supply chain

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    Watkins, Jennifer H [Los Alamos National Laboratory; MacKerrow, Edward P [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Merritt, Terence M [Los Alamos National Laboratory

    2010-04-08

    This paper outlines an opium supply chain using the Hilmand province of Afghanistan as exemplar. The opium supply chain model follows the transformation of opium poppy seed through cultivation and chemical alteration to brown heroin base. The purpose of modeling and simulating the Afghanistan-Pakistan opium supply chain is to discover and test strategies that will disrupt this criminal enterprise.

  3. iSTEP Bangladesh 2010 Sarah Belousov

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    iSTEP Bangladesh 2010 Sarah Belousov Yonina Cooper M. Bernardine Dias M. Freddie Dias Jen Horwitz) in Chittagong, Bangladesh to research two projects. The first project explored educational technol- ogy tools project investigated needs of the visually impaired population in Bangladesh and corresponding

  4. Child Health in a Post-Flood Period in Bangladesh

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    Buttenheim, Alison M

    2007-01-01

    young children in rural Bangladesh. Demography, 19(4), 447-young children in rural Bangladesh. Genus, 47(1-2), 193-204.nutritional status in rural Bangladesh. American Journal of

  5. Land Transport Sector in Bangladesh: An Analysis Toward Motivating...

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    Land Transport Sector in Bangladesh: An Analysis Toward Motivating GHG Emission Reduction Strategies Jump to: navigation, search Name Land Transport Sector in Bangladesh: An...

  6. Bangladesh-Enhancing Capacity for Low Emission Development Strategies...

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    Bangladesh-Enhancing Capacity for Low Emission Development Strategies (EC-LEDS) Jump to: navigation, search Name Bangladesh-Enhancing Capacity for Low Emission Development...

  7. Policy Agenda for Addressing Climate Change in Bangladesh: Copenhagen...

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    Policy Agenda for Addressing Climate Change in Bangladesh: Copenhagen and Beyond Jump to: navigation, search Name Policy Agenda for Addressing Climate Change in Bangladesh:...

  8. Flood Exposure and Child Health in Bangladesh

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    Buttenheim, Alison M.

    2006-01-01

    region and national anthropometry surveys in Bangladesh fromor both survey rounds. The anthropometry module recorded thewere marked absent during anthropometry in round 1. In the

  9. Cross-Cultural Comparison of Marriage Relationship between Muslim and Santal Communities in Rural Bangladesh

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    Uddin, Md. Emaj

    2009-01-01

    Muslim and Santal Communities in Rural Bangladesh Md. EmajMuslim and Santal communities in rural Bangladesh. For thisselected between the communities in rural Bangladesh. This

  10. ElectroChemical Arsenic Removal (ECAR) for Rural Bangladesh--Merging Technology with Sustainable Implementation

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    Addy, Susan E.A.

    2010-01-01

    of groundwater in Bangladesh." WC/00/19, British Geologicalplain aquifers in Bangladesh." Bulletin of Environmentalarsenic contamination in Bangladesh and West Bengal, India."

  11. Cross-Cultural Age Ascription between Muslim and Santal Communities in Rural Bangladesh

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    Uddin, Emaj Ph.D.

    2010-01-01

    in rural ecological system of Bangladesh. 6. REFERENCESSociety and Culture in Bangladesh. Dhaka: Book House. Alam,Z. M. Family Values. Dhaka: Bangladesh Cooperative Society

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

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    Crow, Ben; Singh, Nirvikar

    2009-01-01

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

  13. The Implications of Family Systems and Economic Context for Intergenerational Transfers in Indonesia and Bangladesh

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    Frankenberg, Elizabeth; Kuhn, Randall

    2004-01-01

    and Women’s Work in Bangladesh. ” Population and DevelopmentPublication No. 35. Dhaka, Bangladesh: Pioneer. Feeney,of the Elderly in Rural Bangladesh. ” Population Studies 53:

  14. Training Traditional Birth Attendants in Bangladesh: A New Model for Integration

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    Rowen, Tami S

    2007-01-01

    emergency obstetric care in Bangladesh. Qual Saf Health Care79. Development. USAF I. Bangladesh Population and Health.Pro?le on Reproductive Health in Bangladesh: World Health

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

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

    2008-01-01

    10. The World Factbook – Bangladesh. Central IntelligenceNations Population Fund, Bangladesh. http://www.unfpa-Economic Growth - Growth in Bangladesh. The World Bank.

  16. Design Strategies and Preliminary Prototype for a Low-Cost Arsenic Removal System for Rural Bangladesh

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    Mathieu, Johanna L.

    2010-01-01

    of Jessore District, Bangladesh. ” Current Science. Vol 74,optimum solution to the Bangladesh arsenic crisis. ” Socialin drinking water in Bangladesh. ” American Journal of

  17. Achieving gender equality in learning outcomes: Evidence from a non-formal education program in Bangladesh

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    Gee, Kevin A

    2015-01-01

    University. Cambridge, MA. Bangladesh Bureau of Educationalquality education in rural Bangladesh: Unpublished Report.R. K. (2003). Equity gains in Bangladesh primary education.

  18. Removing Arsenic from Contaminated Drinking Water in Rural Bangladesh: Recent Fieldwork Results and Policy Implications

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    Mathieu, Johanna L.

    2010-01-01

    Safe Drinking Water in Bangladesh. ” World Bank Water andof Jessore District, Bangladesh. ” Current Science. Vol 74,optimum solution to the Bangladesh arsenic crisis." Social

  19. Cross-Cultural Comparison of Marriage Relationship between Muslim and Santal Communities in Rural Bangladesh

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    Uddin, Md. Emaj

    2009-01-01

    Bulletin. World Bank Bangladesh: A Proposal for RuralVillage Women of Bangladesh: Prospects of Change. New York:Society and Culture in Bangladesh. Dhaka: Book House. Alam.

  20. EM Employee Serves Military in Afghanistan, Manages $5.8 Billion Army Task Order

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    BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan – EM employee James Hawkins is currently serving the U.S. military in Afghanistan, where he is administering a $5.8 billion task order for the Army.

  1. NCCPB-2005 Independent University, Bangladesh 264 BENGALI HANDWRITTEN CHARACTER RECOGNITION USING

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    Roe, Paul

    NCCPB-2005 © Independent University, Bangladesh 264 BENGALI HANDWRITTEN CHARACTER RECOGNITION USING. Hashem** Southtech Limited, Dhaka, Bangladesh *Grassroots IT Ltd, Dhaka, Bangladesh **Department of Computer Science and Engineering Khulna University of Engineering & Technology, Khulna, Bangladesh Abstract

  2. Multi-factor impact analysis of agricultural production in Bangladesh with climate change

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    Multi-factor impact analysis of agricultural production in Bangladesh with climate change Alex C, Washington, DC, United States d Bangladesh Centre for Advanced Studies (BCAS), Dhaka, Bangladesh e Bangladesh Agricultural Research Council (BARC), Dhaka, Bangladesh f Institute of Water Modelling (IWM), Dhaka, Bangladesh

  3. A Forgotten Dimension: The Significance of Power Dynamics in Assessing Female Employment and Empowerment in Urban Bangladesh

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    Abrams, Carolyn; Luna, Ana

    2014-01-01

    Gender and Class in Bangladesh. ” Culture & Agriculture 13,Purdah Trap in Rural Bangladesh: Implications for Women’sand Change in Rural Bangladesh. ” Population Studies 52, no.

  4. Cross-Cultural Comparison of Family Size and Composition between Muslim and Santal Communities in Rural Bangladesh

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    Uddin, Md. Emaj

    2008-01-01

    and P. C. Sarker Beliefs and Fertility in Bangladesh. Dacca:Disease research, Bangladesh. Udry, J. Richard, and R. L.Fertility Patterns in Bangladesh. Rajshahi: Popular Press.

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

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    Hossain, Md. Ilias

    2009-01-01

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

  6. Arsenic incorporation into authigenic pyrite, Bengal Basin sediment, Bangladesh

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    Arsenic incorporation into authigenic pyrite, Bengal Basin sediment, Bangladesh Heather A. Lowers a, CA, USA c U.S. Geological Survey, MS 980, Denver, CO, USA d Geological Survey of Bangladesh, Segenbagicha, Dhaka, Bangladesh Received 11 October 2006; accepted in revised form 22 March 2007; available

  7. 2006 International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh

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    California at Berkeley, University of

    © 2006 International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh J HEALTH POPUL NUTR 2006, including Inner Mongolia, Thailand, Cambodia, and Bangladesh (2-4). In all these regions, the main source suggests the presence of arsenic in ground- water in India and Bangladesh throughout the region defined

  8. Investigation of Hydrologic and Biogeochemical Controls on Arsenic Mobilization Using Distributed Sensing at a Field Site in Munshiganj, Bangladesh

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    2006-01-01

    a field site in Munshiganj, Bangladesh Nithya Ramanathan 2 ,groundwater extraction in bangladesh. Science, (298):1602–

  9. Jackfruit (Artocarpus heterophyllus Lam.) Diversity in Bangladesh: Land Use and Artificial Selection1

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    Wagenius, Stuart

    Jackfruit (Artocarpus heterophyllus Lam.) Diversity in Bangladesh: Land Use and Artificial, University of Rajshahi, Rajshahi, Bangladesh 3 Chicago Botanic Garden, Glencoe, IL, USA 4 Northwestern University, Plant Biology and Conservation, Evanston, IL, USA 5 Gono University, Savar, Dhaka, Bangladesh

  10. Asset-based poverty analysis in rural Bangladesh: A comparison of principal component analysis and

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    Mound, Jon

    1 Asset-based poverty analysis in rural Bangladesh: A comparison of principal component analysis Bangladesh: A comparison of principal component analysis and fuzzy set theory © Sonia Ferdous Hoque, 2014-based poverty analysis in Bangladesh ........................................... 17 Discussion

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

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    Crow, Ben; Singh, Nirvikar

    2009-01-01

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

  12. Corporate governance reform in a developing country : the case of Bangladesh 

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    Sobhan, Md. Abdus

    2014-07-02

    Bangladesh reformed its corporate governance by adopting Bangladesh Corporate Governance Guidelines-2006 (the BCGG-2006 hereafter) due to pressures from international financial institutions (IFIs). However, there is huge ...

  13. Determinants of IDP Voice--Four Cases from Sierra Leone and Afghanistan

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    Esser, Daniel

    Using an interview-based case study methodology, this paper investigates how four groups of internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Afghanistan and Sierra Leone engage in existing frameworks of local governance with the aim ...

  14. Press Release: New calculations show as many as 7.3 million Americans know someone killed or injured in Iraq and Afghanistan

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    Hicks, Sally

    2006-01-01

    know a soldier killed in Iraq, it’s going to make the costSomeone Killed or Injured in Iraq, Afghanistan The socialor injured in the war in Iraq and Afghanistan, according to

  15. Nation 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 Afghanistan 2 1 1 2 1 0 -100%

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    Fernandez, Eduardo

    % Bangladesh 24 27 26 26 30 33 38% Barbados 7 7 4 8 9 10 43% Bassas da India 0 1 1 0 0 0 0% Belarus 3 9 13 10

  16. Cyclone shelters and cyclone resilient design in coastal areas of Bangladesh

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    Jia, Zheng, M.C.P. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    2012-01-01

    Bangladesh is one of those countries that are most vulnerable to tropical cyclones. In recent decades, cyclone mitigations by the Government of Bangladesh and international organizations have greatly increased the coastal ...

  17. BAND AID, le film Les inondations les plus catastrophiques au Bangladesh sont lies une conjonction de

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    BAND AID, le film Les inondations les plus catastrophiques au Bangladesh sont liées à une- Bramapoutre-Meghna au Bangladesh et à l'adaptation des populations au changement climatique. Ce projet

  18. Achieving gender equality in learning outcomes: Evidence from a non-formal education program in Bangladesh

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    Gee, Kevin A

    2015-01-01

    controlled trial in education. Evaluation and Programproduction function Education, income, and human capital (children with quality education in rural Bangladesh:

  19. Mineralogical and chemical variability of fluvial sediments 1. Bedload sand (GangaBrahmaputra, Bangladesh)

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    Najman, Yani

    ­Brahmaputra, Bangladesh) Eduardo Garzanti a, , Sergio Andò a,1 , Christian France-Lanord b,2 , Giovanni Vezzoli a,1

  20. Cases of Research and Education Network (REN) Initiatives: BDREN and A New Era in Bangladesh

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    Khan, Javed I.

    Cases of Research and Education Network (REN) Initiatives: BDREN and A New Era in Bangladesh Higher Education Cases of Research and Education Network (REN) Initiatives: BDREN and A New Era in Bangladesh Conf. on Computer and Information Technology, ICCIT 2008 Khulna, Bangladesh, December 27th, 2008 REN

  1. The relationship between tibetan snow depth, ENSO, river discharge and the monsoons of Bangladesh

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    Kaplan, Alexey

    The relationship between tibetan snow depth, ENSO, river discharge and the monsoons of Bangladesh, we examine the interannual variability of the monsoon rains of Bangladesh, an area greatly affected of Bengal storm surge. For the twentieth century, we found Bangladesh monsoon rainfall (BMR

  2. DESIGN OF A RURAL WATER PROVISION SYSTEM TO DECREASE ARSENIC EXPOSURE IN BANGLADESH

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    Agogino, Alice M.

    DESIGN OF A RURAL WATER PROVISION SYSTEM TO DECREASE ARSENIC EXPOSURE IN BANGLADESH Johanna Louise in South Asia. During fieldwork in four sub-districts of Bangladesh, ARUBA reduced groundwater arsenic concentrations as high as 680 ppb to below the Bangladesh standard of 50 ppb. Key results from three trips

  3. TITLE: Shifting Agrarian Landscapes: Climate Change and Adaptation in Bangladesh HOSTS: Jason Cons and Shelley Feldman

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    Walter, M.Todd

    TITLE: Shifting Agrarian Landscapes: Climate Change and Adaptation in Bangladesh HOSTS: Jason Cons fragile lowland areas of the Ganges Delta, in which the vast majority of Bangladesh is situated. For rural and water resources are rapidly reorganizing village-life and changing Bangladesh's agrarian landscapes. Far

  4. A 110-Day Ensemble Forecasting Scheme for the Major River Basins of Bangladesh: Forecasting Severe Floods of 200307*

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    Webster, Peter J.

    A 1­10-Day Ensemble Forecasting Scheme for the Major River Basins of Bangladesh: Forecasting Severe of the Brahmaputra and Ganges Rivers as they flow into Bangladesh; it has been operational since 2003. The Bangladesh points of the Ganges and Brahmaputra into Bangladesh. Forecasts with 1­10-day horizons are presented

  5. Prevalence of respiratory symptoms and cases suspicious for tuberculosis among public health clinic patients in Afghanistan,

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    Scharfstein, Daniel

    , and diagnostic test results were recorded. Correlates of TB-suggestive symptoms (defined as cough >2 weeks children (age 17 or under). The TB-suggestive symptoms of cough >2 weeks and / or haemoptysis were reported workers. keywords Afghanistan, tuberculosis, respiratory symptoms, cough, sputum smear accuracy

  6. Applicability of Telemedicine in Bangladesh: Current Status and Future Prospects

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    Nessa, Ahasanun; Ullah, Sana; Kwak, Kyung Sup

    2009-01-01

    Telemedicine refers to the use of information and communication technology to provide and support health care mainly for the purpose of providing consultation. It is also a way to provide medical procedures or examinations to remote locations. It has the potential to improve both the quality and the access to health care services delivery while lowering costs even in the scarcity of resources. Understanding the potentiality of telemedicine, many developing countries are implementing telemedicine to provide health care facility to remote area where health care facilities are deficient. Bangladesh is not an exception to this either. In this paper we mention the reasons why Bangladesh has to move for telemedicine. We also present the past and on-going telemedicine activities and projects in Bangladesh. Analyzing these projects we have found out some factors which should be assessed carefully for successful implementation of telemedicine application. Finally we propose a prototype telemedicine network for Banglad...

  7. Building a state or saving lives? : the processes, motives and politics behind the reconstruction of Afghanistan's health system

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    Tulier, Melody Esther, 1980-

    2005-01-01

    Startlingly poor health statistics in Afghanistan clearly indicate that, in order to enhance the socio-economic status and overall stability of the state, a complete overhaul of its health care system is imperative. However, ...

  8. Mental Health Diagnoses and Utilization of VA Non-Mental Health Medical Services Among Returning Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans

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    Cohen, Beth E.; Gima, Kris; Bertenthal, Daniel; Kim, Sue; Marmar, Charles R.; Seal, Karen H.

    2010-01-01

    Soldiers Returning From the Iraq War. Jama. 2007;298:2141–8.returning from deployment to Iraq or Afghanistan. JAMA.soldiers returning from the Iraq war. JAMA. 2007;298:2141–8.

  9. Effects of Parental Deployment on Children During Wartime: A comparison of World War Two and the Iraq/Afghanistan War

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    Hess, Juliana

    2009-11-09

    An overview of the experiences of children and parents during deployment of a parent to military service in Iraq or Afghanistan. Based on a search of the literature and a small number of interviews with parents on the homefront....

  10. Estimating the Size of Populations at High Risk of HIV in Bangladesh Using a Bayesian Hierarchical Model

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    Washington at Seattle, University of

    Estimating the Size of Populations at High Risk of HIV in Bangladesh Using a Bayesian Hierarchical the numbers of injecting drug users and female sex workers in Bangladesh. Contents 1 Introduction 1 2 Methods of Intravenous Drug Users in Bangladesh in 2004 7 3.1 Results from the multiplier method

  11. PROFILE OF BENGALI CINE ICON -SUCHANDA APT # C7, Eastern Garden, 2/A Eskaton Garden, Ramna, Dhaka-1000, Bangladesh.

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    Nahar, Sultana Nurun

    , Ramna, Dhaka-1000, Bangladesh. Mobile: 880-1711522166, Phone: 880-2-9362256 Kohinoor Akhter Suchanda in Bangladesh. A house hold name Suchanda for millions of Bangladeshi at Home and around the world had her part of the historic War of Liberation in 1971 giving birth to Bangladesh in the world atlas. Suchanda

  12. Climate-Resilient Low Emission Development in Bangladesh (Fact Sheet)

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    Watson, A.; Sandor, D.; Butheau, M.

    2013-11-01

    Bangladesh is widely considered to be one of the nations most threatened by climate change. With two-thirds of the country less than 20 feet above sea level, the intrusion of salt into freshwater wells, frequent flooding, and the displacement of people from their homes is an ongoing threat. At the same time, the country's cities are rapidly growing, and the demand for energy is increasing at a corresponding rate.

  13. Contamination of drinking-water by arsenic in Bangladesh: a public health emergency

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    California at Berkeley, University of

    Contamination of drinking-water by arsenic in Bangladesh: a public health emergency Allan H. Smith,1 Elena O. Lingas,2 & Mahfuzar Rahman3 The contamination of groundwater by arsenic in Bangladesh contamination. Studies in other countries where the population has had long-term exposure to arsenic

  14. Regulations, Policies and Strategies for LLRW Management in Bangladesh - 12368

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    Mollah, A.S.

    2012-07-01

    Low level radioactive waste (LLW) is generated from various nuclear applications in Bangladesh. The major sources of radioactive waste in the country are at present: (a) the 3 MW TRIGA Mark-II research reactor; (b) the radioisotope production facility; (c) the medical, industrial and research facilities that use radionuclides; and (d) the industrial facility for processing monazite sands. Radioactive waste needs to be safely managed because it is potentially hazardous to human health and the environment. According to Nuclear Safety and Radiation Control Act-93, the Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission (BAEC) is the governmental body responsible for the receipt and final disposal of radioactive wastes in the whole country. Waste management policy has become an important environmental, social, and economical issue for LLW in Bangladesh. Policy and strategies will serve as a basic guide for radioactive waste management in Bangladesh. The waste generator is responsible for on-site collection, conditioning and temporary storage of the waste arising from his practice. The Central Waste Processing and Storage Unit (CWPSU) of BAEC is the designated national facility with the requisite facility for the treatment, conditioning and storage of radioactive waste until a final disposal facility is established and becomes operational. The Regulatory Authority is responsible for the enforcement of compliance with provisions of the waste management regulation and other relevant requirements by the waste generator and the CWPSU. The objective of this paper is to present, in a concise form, basic information about the radioactive waste management infrastructure, regulations, policies and strategies including the total inventory of low level radioactive waste in the country. For improvement and strengthening in terms of operational capability, safety and security of RW including spent radioactive sources and overall security of the facility (CWPSF), the facility is expected to serve waste management need in the country and, in the course of time, the facility may be turned into a regional level training centre. It is essential for safe conduction and culture of research and application in nuclear science and technology maintaining the relevant safety of man and environment and future generations to come. (authors)

  15. Effect of Weather on the Predicted PMN Landmine Chemical Signature for Kabul, Afghanistan

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    WEBB, STEPHEN W.; PHELAN, JAMES M.

    2002-11-01

    Buried landmines are often detected through the chemical signature in the air above the soil surface by mine detection dogs. Environmental processes play a significant role in the chemical signature available for detection. Due to the shallow burial depth of landmines, the weather influences the release of chemicals from the landmine, transport through the soil to the surface, and degradation processes in the soil. The effect of weather on the landmine chemical signature from a PMN landmine was evaluated with the T2TNT code for Kabul, Afghanistan. Results for TNT and DNT gas-phase and soil solid-phase concentrations are presented as a function of time of the day and time of the year.

  16. Spatial variability of arsenic in 6000 tube wells in a 25 km2 of Bangladesh

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    Gelman, Andrew

    [van Geen et al., 2002]. A comparison of the cost of installing such a well ($US$50 for a typical 50-ft well) with the per capita GNP of Bangladesh of US$1400, after adjusting for purchasing power [World

  17. Effect of hydrological flow pattern on groundwater arsenic concentration in Bangladesh by Khandaker Ashfaque.

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    Ashfaque, Khandaker

    2007-01-01

    Widespread arsenic contamination of groundwater has become a major concern in Bangladesh since the water supply, particularly in rural areas, is heavily dependent on groundwater. However, relative to the extent of research ...

  18. The hydrogeochemistry of pond and rice field recharge : implications for the arsenic contaminated aquifers in Bangladesh

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    Neumann, Rebecca B

    2010-01-01

    The shallow aquifers in Bangladesh, which provide drinking water for millions and irrigation water for innumerable rice fields, are severely contaminated with geogenic arsenic. Water mass balance calculations show that ...

  19. Climate Change and the Preparation of the Government of Bangladesh: Support Environmental Migration 

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    Quasem, Saad

    2012-01-01

    As a coastal area that is susceptible to sea level rise and other stresses of climate change, its status as the most densely populated country, crowded cities and rocketing poverty levels-spread mostly across the rural areas, Bangladesh seems...

  20. Role of the state in implementing IFRSs in a developing country : the case of Bangladesh 

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    Nurunnabi, Mohammad

    2012-11-27

    The purpose of this study is to examine what factors have been affecting the implementation of IFRSs in Bangladesh from 1998 to 2010. The study seeks to answer these specific research questions: (1) What is the relative ...

  1. Returning International Labor Migrants from Bangladesh: The Experience and Effects of Deportation

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    Kibria, Nazli

    This paper reports on the findings of a study of former or returned international migrant workers from Bangladesh. The analysis focuses on the economic situation and return experiences of those who had been deported or ...

  2. Anti-Sex Trafficking Movement of Bangladesh and the Theories of Transnational Social Movements

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    Anwary, Afroza

    2007-01-01

    Using reports, interview data, and participant observation, this research examines the anti-sex trafficking movement in Bangladesh, analyzing the effects of internationalization and the growth of regional and transnational efforts to curb sex...

  3. Architecture as evocation of place : thoughts on an architectural "beginning" in Bangladesh

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    Ashraf, Kazi Khaleed

    1988-01-01

    This thesis is a trajectory of a quest of trying to understand certain fundamental notions of architecture, triggered initially by the cultural conditions of Bangladesh: How does an architectural position really find ...

  4. Design Strategies and Preliminary Prototype for a Low-Cost Arsenic Removal System for Rural Bangladesh

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    Mathieu, Johanna L.; Gadgil, Ashok J.; Kowolik, Kristin; Qazi, Shefah; Agogino, Alice M.

    2009-09-14

    Researchers have invented a material called ARUBA -- Arsenic Removal Using Bottom Ash -- that effectively and affordably removes arsenic from Bangladesh groundwater. Through analysis of studies across a range of disciplines, observations, and informal interviews conducted over three trips to Bangladesh, we have applied mechanical engineering design methodology to develop eight key design strategies, which were used in the development of a low-cost, community-scale water treatment system that uses ARUBA to removearsenic from drinking water. We have constructed, tested, and analysed a scale version of the system. Experiments have shown that the system is capable of reducing high levels of arsenic (nearly 600 ppb) to below the Bangladesh standard of 50 ppb, while remaining affordable to people living on less than US$2/day. The system could be sustainably implemented as a public-private partnership in rural Bangladesh.

  5. Scenario of solid waste reuse in Khulna city of Bangladesh

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    Bari, Quazi H.; Mahbub Hassan, K.; Haque, R.

    2012-12-15

    The reuse and recycling of waste materials are now sincerely considered to be an integral part of solid waste management in many parts of the world. In this context, a vast number of options ranging from small scale decentralized to larger scale centralized plants have been adopted. This study aimed at investigating the waste reuse schemes in Khulna city located in the southern part of Bangladesh and ranked third largest city in the country. The shops for reusable material (SRM) were mostly situated around railway, waterway, and truck station markets which provided easy transportation to further locations. For the reuses of waste materials and products, a chain system was found to collect reusable wastes under a total number of 310 identified SRM with 859 persons directly or indirectly involved in the scheme. This was a decentralized waste management system with self sufficient (autonomous) management. According to mass balance, about 38.52 tons d{sup -1} solid wastes were reused in Khulna city area, accounting for 7.65% of the total generated wastes. This study revealed that apparently a silent, systematic, smooth, and clean reuse chain has been established in Khulna city area under private initiatives, whose sustainability was confirmed over the years in the country without any official or formal funds. However, proper adjustment between the higher and lower chain in the materials flow path, as well as personal hygiene training for the workers, would further improve the achievements of the established reuse scheme.

  6. NUMERICAL SIM ULATION OF CONDENSATION ON A CAPILLARY GROOVED STRUCTURE

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    Zhang, Yuwen

    decade [5, 6]. In a conventional heat pipe, evaporation and condensation take place at the interface vaporization in laser drilling processes [9, 10], solidi¢cation in continuous casting [11], and bubble growth

  7. The Framework for Implementing ECommerce: The Role of Bank and Telecom in Bangladesh

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    Laisuzzaman, Ijaj Md; Nahid, Abdullah Al; Ziaul, Md; Alim, Md Abdul

    2010-01-01

    In this paper, we describe an effective framework for adapting electronic commerce or e-commerce services in developing countries like Bangladesh. The internet has opened up a new horizon for commerce, namely electronic commerce (e-commerce). It entails the use of the internet in the marketing, identification, payment and delivery of goods and services. At present internet facilities are available in Bangladesh. Slowly, but steadily these facilities are holding a strong position in every aspects of our life. E-commerce is one of those sectors which need more attention if we want to be a part of global business. Bangladesh is far-far away to adapt the main stream of e-commerce application. Though government is shouting to take the challenges of e-commerce, but they do not take the right step, that is why e-commerce dose not make any real contribution in our socio-economic life. Here we propose a model which may develop the e-commerce infrastructure of Bangladesh.

  8. Rana Novini ATOC 3500 Open-air pits are used to burn garbage and other wastes at bases in Iraq and Afghanistan that lack

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    Toohey, Darin W.

    /aluminum cans Munitions and other unexploded ordnance Petroleum and lubricant products Plastics and styrofoam across the country have filed numerous lawsuits which have been consolidated in the United States, National Guard personnel, contract employees and others serving our country in Iraq and/or Afghanistan

  9. SFS Exhibit A General Conditions

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    Oman, Peru, or Singapore); or (3) A least developed country (Afghanistan, Angola, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Central African Republic, Chad,...

  10. Microsoft Word - TOC Section I Conformed thru Mod 274.docx

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    Nicaragua, or Singapore); (3) A least developed country (Afghanistan, Angola, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cape Verde, Central African...

  11. CPFFS Exhibit A General Conditions

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    General Conditions Page 29 of 33 (3) A least developed country (Afghanistan, Angola, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Central African Republic, Chad,...

  12. AES Exhibit A General Conditions

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    Oman, Peru, or Singapore); or (3) A least developed country (Afghanistan, Angola, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Central African Republic, Chad,...

  13. CI-OFF Ex A (Rev. 0.2, 4/9/13) Exhibit A General Conditions

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    Oman, Peru, or Singapore); or (3) A least developed country (Afghanistan, Angola, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Central African Republic, Chad,...

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

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

  15. Design of a rural water provision system to decrease arsenic exposure in Bangladesh

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    Mathieu, Johanna

    2009-01-07

    Researchers at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory have invented ARUBA (Arsenic Removal Using Bottom Ash) a material that effectively and affordably removes high concentrations of arsenic from contaminated groundwater. The technology is cost-effective because the substrate?bottom ash from coal fired power plants?is a waste material readily available in South Asia. During fieldwork in four sub-districts ofBangladesh, ARUBA reduced groundwater arsenic concentrations as high as 680 ppb to below the Bangladesh standard of 50 ppb. Key results from three trips in Bangladesh and one trip to Cambodia include (1) ARUBA removes more than half of the arsenic from contaminated water within the first five minutes of contact, andcontinues removing arsenic for 2-3 days; (2) ARUBA?s arsenic removal efficiency can be improved through fractionated dosing (adding a given amount of ARUBA in fractions versus all at once); (3) allowing water to first stand for two to three days followed by treatment with ARUBA produced final arsenic concentrations ten times lower than treating water directly out of the well; and (4) the amount of arsenic removed per gram of ARUBA is linearly related to the initial arsenic concentrationof the water. Through analysis of existing studies, observations, and informal interviews in Bangladesh, eight design strategies have been developed and used in the design of a low-cost, community-scale water treatment system that uses ARUBA to remove arsenic from drinking water. We have constructed, tested, and analyzed a scale version of the system. Experiments have shown that the system is capable of reducing high levels of arsenic (nearly 600 ppb) to below 50 ppb, while remaining affordable to people living on less than $2 per day. The system could be sustainably implemented as a public-private partnership in rural Bangladesh.

  16. Up to the waist in mud! : the assessment and application of earth-derivative architecture in rural Bangladesh

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    Ahmed, K. Iftekhar

    1991-01-01

    This thesis is about architecture that uses earth as the prime· building material in the context of rural Bangladesh. In extreme environmental conditions of annual floods, rain and atmospheric humidity, the use of earth, ...

  17. ElectroChemical Arsenic Removal (ECAR) for Rural Bangladesh--Merging Technology with Sustainable Implementation

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    Addy, Susan E.A.; Gadgil, Ashok J.; Kowolik, Kristin; Kostecki, Robert

    2009-12-01

    Today, 35-77 million Bangladeshis drink arsenic-contaminated groundwater from shallow tube wells. Arsenic remediation efforts have focused on the development and dissemination of household filters that frequently fall into disuse due to the amount of attention and maintenance that they require. A community scale clean water center has many advantages over household filters and allows for both chemical and electricity-based technologies to be beneficial to rural areas. Full cost recovery would enable the treatment center to be sustainable over time. ElectroChemical Arsenic Remediation (ECAR) is compatible with community scale water treatment for rural Bangladesh. We demonstrate the ability of ECAR to reduce arsenic levels> 500 ppb to less than 10 ppb in synthetic and real Bangladesh groundwater samples and examine the influence of several operating parameters on arsenic removal effectiveness. Operating cost and waste estimates are provided. Policy implication recommendations that encourage sustainable community treatment centers are discussed.

  18. Upgradation of nuclear medical equipment in the developing countries and its impact in Bangladesh

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    Jahangir, S M; Haque, M A S; Hoq, M; Mawla, Y; Morium, T; Uddin, M R; Xie, Y

    2002-01-01

    Bangladesh has thirteen Nuclear Medical Centres and one Institute of Nuclear Medicine in the country which are being run and maintained by the physicians scientists and engineers of Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission. The peaceful application of atomic energy was initiated through all these Centres with the use of clinical isotopes for thyroid and kidney studies. The equipment used for these purposes were the thyroid uptake system, rectilinear scanner and the multiprobe renogram system. The first gamma camera was installed in the country in 1980 at the Institute of Nuclear Medicine, Dhaka. That was the turning point for the country in the field of nuclear medicine. Presently all the nuclear medical establishments are equipped least with a gamma camera, thyroid uptake system and a renogram system. In the last two decades there has been a tremendous development in the design of nuclear medical equipment. Most of the old equipments were slow and manually operated. In the beginning of nineties of the past centur...

  19. Software Development Standard and Software Engineering Practice: A Case Study of Bangladesh

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    Begum, Zerina; Hafiz, Mohd Zulfiquar; Islam, Md Saiful; Shoyaib, Md; 10.3329/jbas.v32i2.2432

    2010-01-01

    Improving software process to achieve high quality in a software development organization is the key factor to success. Bangladeshi software firms have not experienced much in this particular area in comparison to other countries. The ISO 9001 and CMM standard has become a basic part of software development. The main objectives of our study are: 1) To understand the software development process uses by the software developer firms in Bangladesh 2) To identify the development practices based on established quality standard and 3) To establish a standardized and coherent process for the development of software for a specific project. It is revealed from this research that software industries of Bangladesh are lacking in target set for software process and improvement, involvement of quality control activities, and standardize business expertise practice. This paper investigates the Bangladeshi software industry in the light of the above challenges.

  20. ELECTROCHEMICAL REMEDIATION OF ARSENIC-CONTAMINATED GROUNDWATER — RESULTS OF PROTOTYPE FIELD TESTS IN BANGLADESH

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    Kowolik, K; Addy, S.E.A.; Gadgil, A.

    2009-01-01

    According to the World Health Organization (WHO), more than 50 million people in Bangladesh drink arsenic-laden water, making it the largest case of mass poisoning in human history. Many methods of arsenic removal (mostly using chemical adsorbents) have been studied, but most of these are too expensive and impractical to be implemented in poor countries such as Bangladesh. This project investigates ElectroChemical Arsenic Remediation (ECAR) as an affordable means of removing arsenic. Experiments were performed on site in Bangladesh using a prototype termed “sushi”. This device consists of carbon steel sheets that serve as electrodes wrapped into a cylinder, separated by plastic mesh and surrounded by a tube-like container that serves as a holding cell in which the water is treated electrochemically. During the electrochemical process, current is applied to both electrodes causing iron to oxidize to various forms of iron (hydr)oxides. These species bind to arsenic(V) with very high affi nity. ECAR also has the advantage that As(III), the more toxic form of arsenic, oxidizes to As(V) in situ. Only As(V) is known to complex with iron (hydr)oxides. One of the main objectives of this research is to demonstrate the ability of the new prototype to reduce arsenic concentrations in Bangladesh groundwater from >200 ppb to below the WHO limit of 10 ppb. In addition, varying fl ow rate and dosage and the effect on arsenic removal was investigated. Experiments showed that ECAR reduced Bangladeshi water with an initial arsenic concentration as high as 250 ppb to below 10 ppb. ECAR proved to be effective at dosages as high as 810 Coulombs/Liter (C/L) and as low as 386 C/L (current 1 A, voltage 12 V). These results are encouraging and provide great promise that ECAR is an effi cient method in the remediation of arsenic from contaminated groundwater. A preliminary investigation of arsenic removal trends with varying Coulombic dosage, complexation time and fi ltration methods is also presented.

  1. Exploring scaling up community-based adaptation: A case study with the PRODUCE Project in Rangpur, Bangladesh 

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    Harsoyo, Dwi, L. R.

    2012-11-29

    with PRODUCE, a development project initiated by CARE in Rangpur, Bangladesh. The field results from this study illustrate that scaling up is not an end in itself, but rather as a means to extend the benefit beyond the pilot phase. It also argues that knowledge...

  2. Rice Field Geochemistry and Hydrology: An Explanation for Why Groundwater Irrigated Fields in Bangladesh are Net Sinks of Arsenic from Groundwater

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    Neumann, Rebecca B.

    Irrigation of rice fields in Bangladesh with arsenic-contaminated groundwater transfers tens of cubic kilometers of water and thousands of tons of arsenic from aquifers to rice fields each year. Here we combine observations ...

  3. Lived Islam in Bangladesh: contemporary religious discourse between Ahl-i-Hadith, "Hanafis? and authoritative texts, with special reference to al-barzakh 

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    Yarrington, Matthew D

    2010-11-25

    Contemporary north-west Bangladesh is the scene of a religious contest between the self-described 'Hanafis‘, who include various expressions of Islamic faith and practice, and Salafi reformist groups known as Ahl-i-Hadith. Occasionally labelled...

  4. Feasibility study for thermal treatment of solid tire wastes in Bangladesh by using pyrolysis technology

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    Islam, M.R.; Joardder, M.U.H.; Hasan, S.M.; Takai, K.; Haniu, H.

    2011-09-15

    In this study on the basis of lab data and available resources in Bangladesh, feasibility study has been carried out for pyrolysis process converting solid tire wastes into pyrolysis oils, solid char and gases. The process considered for detailed analysis was fixed-bed fire-tube heating pyrolysis reactor system. The comparative techno-economic assessment was carried out in US$ for three different sizes plants: medium commercial scale (144 tons/day), small commercial scale (36 tons/day), pilot scale (3.6 tons/day). The assessment showed that medium commercial scale plant was economically feasible, with the lowest unit production cost than small commercial and pilot scale plants for the production of crude pyrolysis oil that could be used as boiler fuel oil and for the production of upgraded liquid-products.

  5. Suspended sediment transport in the Ganges-Brahmaputra River System, Bangladesh 

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    Rice, Stephanie Kimberly

    2009-05-15

    . (Data from the Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority) 16 0 100,000 200,000 300,000 400,000 500,000 600,000 700,000 Januar y F ebr uar y Ma r c h Ap r i l Ma y J une Jul y A ugust S ept em ber O c t ober N o v e m ber D e cem ber W a t e r di... to the Office of Graduate Studies of Texas A&M University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of MASTER OF SCIENCE Approved by: Co-Chairs of Committee, Beth L. Mullenbach Wilford D. Gardner Committee Members, Mary Jo...

  6. Impact of mineralogy on potassium dynamics and retention behavior in Bangladesh soils used in rice cropping systems 

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    Biswas, Sumitra Bose

    2008-10-10

    Journal. 2 Most soils in the IGP, including those in Bangladesh, are usually regarded as high in K due to high rainfall, irrigation water and release from K-rich clay minerals (Dobermann et al., 1996a, 1996b, 1999). Potassium removal is large... influence K + release from minerals by carrying away reaction products and converting micas to 2:1 expandible layer silicates if the leaching water chemistry is favorable for this kind of reaction. Oxidation and reduction phenomena are of great...

  7. Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

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    Takada, Shoji

    Islamic Republic of Iran Ashtian Tablo N 30 Islamic Republic of Iran Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Sazeman-e Energy Atomi B,C,M,N 2 / 29 #12; Country or Region Company or Organization Also Islamic Republic of Iran Behineh Trading Co. N 37 Islamic Republic of Iran Behnam Sahriyari Trading

  8. HIGH RISK COUNTRIES Afghanistan

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    Burkina Faso Burundi Cambodia Cameroon Cape Verde Central African Republic Chad China Columbia Comoros

  9. Co-operation agreement between the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) and the Government of People's Republic of Bangladesh concerning Education, Scientific and Technical Co-operation in High-Energy Physics

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    2014-01-01

    Co-operation agreement between the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) and the Government of People's Republic of Bangladesh concerning Education, Scientific and Technical Co-operation in High-Energy Physics

  10. Potentials and economics of residential thermal loads providing reg-ulation reserve

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    Sanandaji, Borhan M.

    energy storage technologies such as flywheels, Li-ion, advanced lead acid, and Zinc Bromide batteries

  11. Aggre gation ofth e ligh tm ode l In th e sim ulation runs th e canopy ve rsion ofLIGNUM is use d.LIGNUM -canopy sim ulate s a juve nile

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    Kurth, Winfried

    by a gap, using a de taile d radiation m ode l.GRO GRA use s a h e m isph e ricalcove ring ratio be tw e e re ph i is th e inclination angle of th e incom ing radiation (W CR). Re sults Th e aggre gation .Sch m idt.BW INPro Program m zur Bestandesanalyse und Prognose.H andbuch zur Ve rsion 5.1.Nie de rsäch

  12. Abstract We have investigated the localization and reg-ulation of a putative extracellular chaperone, clusterin, in

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    Witzgall, Ralph - Naturwissenschaftliche Fakultät III

    (10 mg/100 g body weight, i.m.) and Ketamin (100 mg/100 g, i.m.). The spinal column was visualized between the 6th and 7th vertebral body, the dura mater incised for a slit opening, and the right half

  13. Bangladesh S M Ullah

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    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Google Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on QA:QA J-E-1 SECTION JEnvironmental Jump to:EAandAmminex AAustriaBiofuelsOpen Energy Informationclock time hourly

  14. Nepal's Maoists: Purists or Pragmatists?

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    International Crisis Group

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

  15. Afghanistan Pakistan High Resolution Wind Resource - Datasets...

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    Pakistan High Resolution Wind Resource This shapefile containing 50 meter height data has been validated by NREL and wind energy meteorological consultants. However, the data is...

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    Oxford, University of

    Peru Comoros China, Hong Kong SAR Suriname Congo, Dem. Rep. (Kinshasa) China, Macau SAR Uruguay Congo

  17. Extreme VPP - Kandahar, Afghanistan | Department of Energy

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    of VPP Work Everywhere-Even in a Combat Zone By David Baker When I heard about a new position in the Army Reserve called a "combat safety officer," I wondered who would...

  18. Afghanistan-NREL Mission | Open Energy Information

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  19. Afghanistan: Energy Resources | Open Energy Information

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  20. Bangladesh Country report Description of dosimetry services in Bangladesh

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    Mollah, A S

    1996-01-01

    Radionuclides are being widely used in medicine, agriculture, industry and research and development nowadays, and are likely to be incorporated to hazardous levels in the course of work. In order to ensure that the radiation doses received by the occupational workers, due to internal exposures, do not exceed the prescribed safe limits, proper internal contamination monitoring programmes are required. Internal doses due to incorporated radioactivity can conveniently be assessed directly through the in vivo measurement of body radioactivity externally by using a whole body counter (WBC) comprising of an appropriate detector assembly. Body monitoring provides direct information on the amount of radioactivity present inside the body in the case of most radionuclides and is an important part of the radiation protection programme. Body monitoring can be placed into two categories by energy: 1) low energy ( 100 keV) photon emitting radionuclides. The former category includes only a few radionuclides and requires muc...

  1. Bangladesh: Case Studies Bangladesh: Case Studies Renewable Energy Research Centre, Dhaka University, Bangladesh

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  2. Planning Kabul: The politics of urbanization in Afghanistan

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    Calogero, Pietro Anders

    2011-01-01

    was just before Dubai became world-famous for its opulence;part of the magical world of Dubai that did get built. I wasWorld Theme Park, to be built in the desert adjacent to the Dubai

  3. HIGH-RESOLUTION SOIL MOISTURE MAPPING IN AFGHANISTAN

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    Borchers, Brian

    and Brian Borchers New Mexico Tech, Socorro, NM 87801 Julie R. Kelley, Stacy Howington and Jerry Ballard and the partition of incoming solar and long-wave radiation between sensible and latent heat fluxes[18, 19

  4. Planning Kabul: The politics of urbanization in Afghanistan

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    Calogero, Pietro Anders

    2011-01-01

    of urban apartheid? ” Planning theory 8:88-100. Yiftachel,of the colonized. ” City Planning Kabul: BibliographyCalif. : Sage Publications. Planning Kabul: Planning as

  5. Planning Kabul: The politics of urbanization in Afghanistan

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    Calogero, Pietro Anders

    2011-01-01

    Council (ICC), Building Officials and Code AdministratorsCouncil (ICC), Building Officials and Code Administratorsof Building Officials, and Southern Building Code Congress

  6. Planning Kabul: The politics of urbanization in Afghanistan

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    Calogero, Pietro Anders

    2011-01-01

    as PM 1933-1946 for Germany, Turkey. Modernization of urbansouth: Britain, Germany, Iran, and Turkey among them. The

  7. Disconnected from Discourse: Women's Radio Listening in Rural Samangan, Afghanistan

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    Kamal, Sarah

    2004-02-15

    Finding and maintaining good access to information is one of the most important coping skills for many Afghans in insecure and rapidly shifting situations. Returning refugee populations face deeply rooted structural problems ...

  8. Afghanistan-NREL Resource Maps and Toolkits | Open Energy Information

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  9. Electrochemical arsenic remediation for rural Bangladesh

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    Addy, Susan Amrose

    2009-01-01

    Economics, 85 (1-2), 349–349. Mameri, N. , Yeddou, A. R. ,et al. , 2001), ?uorine (Mameri et al. , 1998), polymericThis e?ect was noted by Mameri et al. (1998) while studying

  10. Electrochemical arsenic remediation for rural Bangladesh

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    Addy, Susan Amrose

    2009-01-01

    2-line ferrihydrite (2L FH), goethite, and scorodite. Arrows6-line ferrihydrite, goethite, lepidocrocite, and akaganeiteof arsenate on/from goethite. Soil Science, 166 (3), 197–

  11. Electrochemical arsenic remediation for rural Bangladesh

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    Addy, Susan Amrose

    2009-01-01

    of EGA sludge . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 195As mapping of EGA sludge . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Chemical analysis of waste EGA sludge . . . . . . . . .

  12. Electrochemical arsenic remediation for rural Bangladesh

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    Addy, Susan Amrose

    2009-01-01

    see text). . . . . . 68 Pourbaix diagram for iron. AssumespH of the actual scan. A pourbaix diagram composed by Bangspecies in solution. A Pourbaix diagram is often used to

  13. Municipal Wastewater Characteristics of Sylhet City, Bangladesh

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    Alam, Raquibul; Ahmed, Mushtaq; Chowdhury, Md. Aktarul Islam; Nath, Suman Kanti

    2006-01-01

    of waste water samples of waste water samples taken from3: Quantity of solids of waste water taken from differentof alkalinities of waste water samples taken from different

  14. Bangladesh-NAMA Concepts | Open Energy Information

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  15. Bangladesh: Energy Resources | Open Energy Information

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  16. Acid Violence in Pakistan

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    Zia, Taiba

    2013-01-01

    Jordan. “Acid Attacks: Bangladesh’s Efforts to Stop thesubcontinent, especially in Bangladesh and Pakistan, and inon acid crimes in Bangladesh, for instance). Reliable data

  17. War, Trauma, and Technologies of the Self : : The Making of Virtual Reality Exposure Therapy

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    Brandt, Marisa Renee

    R. L. (2004). Combat Duty in Iraq and Afghanistan, Mentalservice members who served in Iraq and Afghanistan. Militaryevaluation of the Virtual Iraq/Afghanistan exposure therapy

  18. Residential childcare: the experiences of young people in Bangladesh 

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    Islam, Md. Tuhinul

    2013-07-02

    Residential childcare has had an image which, at the very least, is not a positive one. It has been blamed for weakening family links and leading to poor educational and health outcomes for children (Biehal et al. 1995; ...

  19. Illegal Immigration from Bangladesh to India: The Emerging Conflicts

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    Nandy, Chandan

    Population movements have been a constant feature of the evolution of human civilisation. For a variety of reasons – social, political, economic, natural and climatic -migration occurs within the geographical limits of ...

  20. Child Health in a Post-Flood Period in Bangladesh

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    Buttenheim, Alison M

    2007-01-01

    regional and national anthropometry surveys in Bangladeshheight measurements. The anthropometry module recorded thepredictors of missing anthropometry in Round 3 conditional

  1. Bangladesh-Reducing the GHG Impacts of Sustainable Intensification | Open

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  2. Bangladesh-UNEP Risoe Technology Needs Assessment Program | Open Energy

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  3. Bangladesh-USAID Climate Program | Open Energy Information

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  4. Policy Agenda for Addressing Climate Change in Bangladesh: Copenhagen and

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  5. Renewable Energy Policy of Bangladesh | Open Energy Information

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  6. Land Transport Sector in Bangladesh: An Analysis Toward Motivating GHG

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  7. Transport Policy Note-Bangladesh | Open Energy Information

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  8. A Synthesis of Agricultural Policies in Bangladesh | Open Energy

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  9. Bangladesh Climate Change Strategy and Action Plan | Open Energy

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  10. Bangladesh-DLR Resource Assessments | Open Energy Information

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  11. Bangladesh-Enhancing Capacity for Low Emission Development Strategies

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  12. Bangladesh-Feed the Future | Open Energy Information

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  13. Bangladesh-Low Emissions Asian Development (LEAD) Program | Open Energy

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  14. Bangladesh-Pilot Program for Climate Resilience (PPCR) | Open Energy

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  15. Low Emissions Asian Development (LEAD) Program - Bangladesh | Open Energy

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  16. Bangladesh-Climate Technology Initiative Private Financing Advisory Network

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  17. Bangladesh-GTZ Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Programme | Open

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  18. Bangladesh-World Bank Climate Projects | Open Energy Information

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  19. CURRICULUM VITAE AFSAR ALI, Ph. D.

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    Ali, Afsar

    , Bangladesh B. S. in Soil Microbiology, 1983. University of Dhaka, Bangladesh PROFESSIONAL POSITION HELD 07 Center for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh (ICDDR, B), Dhaka, Bangladesh. 12/85-7/86 - Quality Control Microbiologist, Bangladesh Organon Limited (Multinational Pharmaceutical Industry), Dhaka

  20. Can You Spend Your Way to Victory? The Case of Statebuilding in Afghanistan

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    Querze, Alana Renee

    2011-08-31

    . Specifically, the dataset includes information on poppy cultivation, access to electricity, population, population density, election results, and voter turnout. As well, this dataset uses two sources of data which have yet to be exploited in an academic... on their own political understandings and commitments and their belief in the power of institutions to shape political behavior, rather than vice versa” (Wesley, 2008, p.380). For this reason, Wesley argues that, “to be sustainable, agreement on the nature...

  1. Parallels with the Past How the Soviets Lost in Afghanistan, How the Americans are Losing

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    to Pakistan or Iran. Pakistan also became the base for most of the fledgling mujahideen, Muslim guerrilla

  2. Taxonomic study on Capparidaceae and Cruciferae of W. Pakistan, Afghanistan, and N.W. Himalaya 

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    Jafri, S. M. H.

    1954-01-01

    The present work was taken up by me at the suggestion of Professor Sir William Wright Smith and has been done under the guidance and supervision of himself and Dr. P.H.Davis. Taxonomic studies have undergone considerable ...

  3. Remote Sensing Assessment Of Karez Irrigation Systems And Archaeological Resources In Maywand District, Kandahar Province, Afghanistan

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    Egitto, Antoinette

    2013-12-31

    of appropriate technology that provides renewable and sustainable sources of water. Karezes promote community cohesion over time by promoting and perpetuating indigenous knowledge based on long-term experience. They provide local stakeholders with the tools...

  4. The Coils of the Anaconda: America's First Conventional Battle in Afghanistan

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    Grau, Les

    2009-05-04

    --a prepared conventional mountain defense designed by a professional military commander. The enemy dug in to have it out on favorable ground. They believed that if they could only kill enough Americans, the US would turn tail and withdraw, as America had...-packed with soldiers who jostled each other while trying to fit themselves, their rucksacks, weapons, radios, and other combat gear into the cramped confines. Most of the soldiers were nervous yet eager. Some were already regretting not making a last...

  5. Afghanistan Wind Power Density at 50-m Above Ground Level GIS...

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    Wind Power Density at 50-m Above Ground Level GIS Data This dataset was developed by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) for the U.S. Agency for International...

  6. Predicting Risk for Incidences of Homelessness Among Veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan

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    Motupalli, Venkat

    2015-12-18

    screener, with no added time or data collection burden. Further, a freeware script, compatible with all common data collection and storage systems, was developed to provide a baseline for further digital management efforts....

  7. REQUIRED BACHELOR DEGREE EQUIVALENTS Afghanistan Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science (Licence/Leicanc) 4

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    Rock, Chris

    , Education, or Pharmacy Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery ­ 6 years Barbados Bachelor of Fine Arts/Bachelor of Education from Barbados Community College ­ 4 years Bachelor's degree from the University of the West Indies

  8. Dead Babies, Bowel Disturbances, and Other Combat Humor in Afghanistan and Iraq 

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    Madsen, Marissa Torian

    2013-02-18

    are returning with more psychological burdens. Various attempts have been made to decrease the psychological burdens on these American soldiers. However, I believe a missing component of these attempts is a thorough understanding of the military as its own...

  9. On inverse doping profile problems for the voltage-current map

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    Zubelli, Jorge Passamani

    laboratory testing by numerical sim- ulation and non-destructive testing, in order to minimize manufacturing

  10. Seeing Like a Stakeholder: Measures of International NGO Accountability

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    Williams, Shannon Adair

    2012-01-01

    Empowerment in Rural Bangladesh." World Development 40:610-Theory and Evidence from Bangladesh." Journal of Developingfood-security program in Bangladesh to illustrate how these

  11. Migrants’ Remitting beyond Altruism and Self-Interest: A Study of Remitting Practices among Bangladeshi Migrants in Tokyo and Los Angeles

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    Mahmud, Hasan

    2015-01-01

    Workers' Remittances in Bangladesh: An Empirical Study. MPRAof Migration (IOM). (2009). Bangladesh Remittance HouseholdSurvey 2009. Dhaka, Bangladesh. Iskander, N. (2010).

  12. Drinking Water Quality and Child Health in South Asia: The Role of Secondary Contamination

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    Ercumen, Ayse

    2013-01-01

    Clusters  Survey  Bangladesh  2009.  Key  Findings.  of  groundwater  in  Bangladesh.  Kinniburgh,  D.G.   and  effectiveness  in  Bangladesh.  Am.  J.  Trop.  Med.  Hyg.  

  13. The Final Frontier: Embedding Networked Sensors in the Soil

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    2006-01-01

    been travelling yearly to Bangladesh over the past 5 years.the arsenic problem in bangladesh. doctoral thesis, divisionwe have undertaken: in Bangladesh, and in California at the

  14. Bugs, Drugs & Smoke

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    WHO

    2012-01-01

    therapy of cholera among Bangladesh refugees. The Johnscentimetres long Photo 1.6. Bangladesh, 1975. A volunteercould defeat it anywhere – in Bangladesh, in Pakistan and in

  15. The Pursuit of Balance in Sequential Randomized Trials

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    Guiteras, Raymond P.; Levine, David I.; Polley, Thomas H.

    2015-01-01

    intervention in Dhaka, Bangladesh, the first time the methodintervention in Dhaka, Bangladesh (Guiteras et al. , 2014),in slums of Dhaka, Bangladesh. To our knowledge, this study

  16. Civil Wars With or Without an End: Postwar Violence and Civil War Recurrence

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    Omae, Masahiro

    2012-01-01

    Amnesty International. 2000. Bangladesh: Human Rights in theInternational. 2004. Bangladesh: Chittagong Hill Tracts: ain the Chittagong Hill Tracts, Bangladesh. ” In Genocide of

  17. Arsenic Mobilization and Sorption in Subsurface Environments: Experimental Studies, Geochemical Modeling, and Remediation Strategies

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    Hafeznezami, Saeedreza

    2015-01-01

    processes of arsenic within Bangladesh sediments. Chemicalrisk and geochemical sources in Bangladesh. EnvironmentMatlab, south-eastern Bangladesh: Insight from experimental

  18. Fixing Faults with Confidence

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    Ramanathan, Nithya

    2008-01-01

    the arsenic problem in bangladesh. doctoral thesis, divisiondeployments, undertaken in Bangladesh in January, 2006.in a rice paddy in Bangladesh to help scientists evaluate

  19. Arsenic in Drinking Water and Lung Disease in Chile, California and Nevada

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    Dauphine, David

    2015-01-01

    among Children in Bangladesh. Environ. Health Perspect.contaminated well water in Bangladesh. Int. J. Environ.and morbidity in rural Bangladesh. Toxicol. Lett. 185 (3),

  20. Protesting the contest : election boycotts around the world, 1990-2002

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    Beaulieu, Emily Ann

    2006-01-01

    Australia). 1996. Bangladesh hit by poll violence. Februaryvoter turnout in Bangladesh …………………………… 91 Figure 4.3:groups is quite loose. In Bangladesh, for example, the two

  1. Society to 2050 AD: Anthropological Forecasts Extrapolating Correlates of Modernization

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    Denton, Trevor

    2008-01-01

    Bahamas Bahrain Bangladesh Barbados Belarus Belgium BelizeBahamas Bahrain Bangladesh Barbados Belarus Belgium BelizeBahamas Bahrain Bangladesh Barbados Belarus Belgium Belize

  2. Constitutional Environment and Entrepreneurship: An Empirical Study

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    Zhang, Wei

    2012-01-01

    Australia Austria Bangladesh Barbados Belgium Belize BoliviaAustralia Austria Bangladesh Barbados Belgium Belize BoliviaAustralia Austria Bangladesh Barbados Belgium Belize Bolivia

  3. Problems with Anger and Violence Among United States Military Service Members

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    Worthen, Miranda E.

    2012-01-01

    U.S. veterans returning from Iraq and Afghanistan. Mil Medin support of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Am J PublicPatients Returning From Iraq and Afghanistan. American

  4. Snowpack and runoff generation using AMSR-E passive microwave observations in the Upper Helmand Watershed, Afghanistan

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    for flood forecasting. Published by Elsevier Inc. 1. Introduction Snowmelt is a primary source of water distributed snow information if the questions of accuracy in these regions can be addressed. The primary snow, but is extremely important for water resources management. Without information about the snowpack, these regions

  5. Bâzgasht-i Adabî (Literary Return) and Persianate Literary Culture in Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century Iran, India, and Afghanistan

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    Schwartz, Kevin

    2014-01-01

    Bunyâd-i Farhang-i Iran, 1348/1970. Habîb, Asadullah. “shi‘r-i Farsî dar Hind. ” Îrân Namah 8.2 (Spring 1369/1990):Farhangistân-i Hunar-i Jumhûrî-i Irân, 1387/2008-9. Qavîm, ‘

  6. Nodulation and effective nitrogen fixation of Macroptilium atropurpureum (siratro) by Burkholderia tuberum, a nodulating and plant growth promoting beta-proteobacterium, are influenced by environmental factors

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    2013-01-01

    ethylene, which inhibits nod- ulation (Lee and LaRue 1992).CIAT899 only marginally nod- ulates siratro as suggested byby the large variety of Nod factors produced by CIAT899. R.

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    . Baldor Associated Press See AFGHANISTAN, A11 JERUSALEM ­ Deep- ly divided and foul of mood, Israelis

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

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    Crow, Ben; Singh, Nirvikar

    2009-01-01

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

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

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    Crow, Ben; Singh, Nirvikar

    2009-01-01

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

  10. The Bangladesh Risk of Acute Vascular Events (BRAVE) Study: objectives and design

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    Chowdhury, Rajiv; Alam, Dewan S.; Fakir, Ismail Ibrahim; Adnan, Sheikh Daud; Naheed, Aliya; Tasmin, Ishrat; Monower, Md Mostafa; Hossain, Farzana; Hossain, Fatema Mahjabin; Rahman, Md Mostafizur; Afrin, Sadia; Roy, Anjan Kumar; Akter, Minara; Sume, Sima Akter; Biswas, Ajoy Kumer; Pennells, Lisa; Surendran, Praveen; Young, Robin D.; Spackman, Sarah A.; Hasan, Khaled; Harshfield, Eric; Sheikh, Nasir; Houghton, Richard; Saleheen, Danish; Howson, Joanna M. M.; Butterworth, Adam S.; Raqib, Rubhana; Majumder, Abdulla Al Shafi; Danesh, John; Di Angelantonio, Emanuele

    2015-05-01

    transported daily to the local laboratory where they are stored in cryogenic vials at -80 ?C, following temporary storage for few hours at the laboratory of the recruitment hospital at-40 ?C. From January 2013, toenail clippings have been taken fromall ten... chil- ling) to sample separation (with immediate freezing) was about 15 min. The median (interquartile range) time recorded between the time of participant’s last meal and blood collection was 4.2 (2.4–7.3) h. 48 % of participants reported living...

  11. ElectroChemical Arsenic Removal (ECAR) for Rural Bangladesh--Merging Technology with Sustainable Implementation

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    Addy, Susan E.A.

    2010-01-01

    Chemosphere, 55(9): 1245-1252. Mameri, N. et al. , 1998. "et al. , 2000), and fluorine (Mameri et al. , 1998) among

  12. Achieving gender equality in learning outcomes: Evidence from a non-formal education program in Bangladesh

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    Gee, Kevin A

    2015-01-01

    education on girls’ achievement and only one examines gender differences in the context of Yemen’s early childhood

  13. Sustainable water supply: rainwater harvesting for multistoried residential apartments in dhaka, bangladesh 

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    Sultana, Farzana

    2009-05-15

    implications of supplying non-potable demand nodes with either recycled greywater or rainwater. It is suggested that: ? Commercially available simulation tools can be used to represent gross water flows through a new development and to explore different...

  14. Meaning in architecture : an investigation of the indigenous environment in Bangladesh

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    Haq, Saif-ul

    1992-01-01

    A meaningful environment forms a necessary and essential part of a meaningful existence. Meaning is an interpretive problem, and meaning in architecture is difficult to grasp. Theoretical insights into meaning have to be ...

  15. Achieving gender equality in learning outcomes: Evidence from a non-formal education program in Bangladesh

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    Gee, Kevin A

    2015-01-01

    student ratios and school performance in Udaipur, India: Aperformance includes a level-1 student model, a level-2 teacher/schoolschools achieve, on average, scores on each subject area that are comparable to boys’ scores, with no discernible differential in performance

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

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    Crow, Ben; Singh, Nirvikar

    2009-01-01

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

  17. Design of a rural water provision system to decrease arsenic exposure in Bangladesh

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    Mathieu, Johanna

    2009-01-01

    dug wells, PSFs, rainwater harvesting, and deep tubewells.burden than both rainwater harvesting and deep tubewells,

  18. Arsenic exposure from drinking water and mortality from cardiovascular disease in Bangladesh: prospective cohort

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    van Geen, Alexander

    13 million residents in the United States.1 Although the International Agency for Research on Cancer Death from cardiovascular disease. Results 198 people died from diseases of circulatory system, accounting for 43% of total mortality in the population. The mortality rate for cardiovascular disease

  19. Technology enabled re-engineering : a business strategy for advancing Bangladesh

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    Hasan, Abdullah

    2003-01-01

    A strategy is presented to rapidly advance a developing nation utilizing the power of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT). A banking institution is chosen to be the anchor tenant to spread ICT. A radical ...

  20. Training Traditional Birth Attendants in Bangladesh: A New Model for Integration

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    Rowen, Tami S

    2007-01-01

    traditional birth attendant training improve referral ofA, Finger, W.R. TBA training may reduce Maternal Mortality.Complications:does training traditional birth attendants

  1. Training Traditional Birth Attendants in Bangladesh: A New Model for Integration

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    Rowen, Tami S

    2007-01-01

    years. Their new training module emphasizes the importancemidwifery text and training modules created by other NGOs.

  2. Design of a rural water provision system to decrease arsenic exposure in Bangladesh

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    Mathieu, Johanna

    2009-01-01

    Water . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Arsenic Standards for Drinking Water . . . . . . . . . .Water Storage before

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

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    Crow, Ben; Singh, Nirvikar

    2009-01-01

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

  4. Design of a rural water provision system to decrease arsenic exposure in Bangladesh

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    Mathieu, Johanna

    2009-01-01

    and Reuse Leachate Testing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .MCL Standards and Un-Coated Coal Ash Leachate Results (MCL Standards and ARUBA Leachate Results (ppb) Introduction

  5. Policy Implications and Implementation of Environmental ICTPs in Developing States: Examples from Bangladesh

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    Alam, Mahbubul; Rashid, A.Z.M. Manzoor; Furukawa, Yasushi

    2008-01-01

    Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD). Later in 1997,Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD), the policyis significant trend of desertification in the northwestern

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

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    Crow, Ben; Singh, Nirvikar

    2009-01-01

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

  7. Bangladesh-National Adaptation Plan Global Support Programme (NAP-GSP) |

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    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Google Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on QA:QA J-E-1 SECTION J APPENDIX E LISTStar Energy LLC Jump to:Greece:Bajo en Carbono, Mexico JumpElectric Coop,Open

  8. Low-Carbon Society Development: Towards 2025 in Bangladesh | Open Energy

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    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Google Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on QA:QA J-E-1 SECTION J APPENDIX E LISTStar2-0057-EAInvervarLeeds,Asia-Pacific Developing Countries

  9. Bangladesh-NIES Low-Carbon Society Scenarios 2050 | Open Energy Information

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    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Google Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on QA:QA J-E-1 SECTION JEnvironmental Jump to:EAandAmminex AAustriaBiofuelsOpen Energy Informationclock timeFeedNIES

  10. Brief Profile On Tobacco Health Warnings in the South-East Asia Region

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    World Health Organization

    2009-01-01

    Tobacco Use Disorder. 5. Bangladesh. 6. Bhutan. 7. India. 8.of People’s Republic of Bangladesh, Ministry of Health andof People’s Republic of Bangladesh, Ministry of Health and

  11. Bangladeshi Muslims in Mississippi: Impression Management Based on the Intersectionality of Religion, Ethnicity, and Gender

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    Shams, Tahseen

    2015-01-01

    McMillan. CIA (2014) Bangladesh. The World Factbook, May 12,am Muslim; that I come from Bangladesh, a country most of mymajority countries (including Bangladesh) to be registered,

  12. International reserves management and the current account

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    Aizenman, Joshua

    2007-01-01

    Azerbaijan Bangladesh Barbados Belarus Bosnia & Herzegovinaand Barbuda Argentina Barbados Belize Botswana Chile CostaKingdom of Bangladesh Barbados Belarus Belgium Belize Benin

  13. Has Democracy Reduced Inequalities in Child Mortality? An analysis of 5 million births from 50 developing countries since 1970.

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    Ramos, Antonio Pedro

    2013-01-01

    Pakistan Paraguay Indonesia Turkey Mali Ghana Cote d IvoireKyrgyzstan Bangladesh Niger Mali Ethiopia PhilippinesBangladesh Nigeria Niger Mali Uganda Philippines Turkey

  14. Enabling a Transition to Low Carbon Economies in Developing Countries...

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    Bangladesh Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: Enabling a Transition to Low Carbon Economies in Developing Countries: Bangladesh AgencyCompany...

  15. Nazia Sarwat Islam e-mail: nazia1357@gmail.com

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    Henkel, Werner

    on developing an audio annotation tool in Matlab 2010 Intern, Rahimafrooz Renewable Energy, Dhaka, Bangladesh Conference, New Delhi, India, 2007 Scholarship National Education Board, Dhaka, Bangladesh: National merit

  16. Professional Travel in Pakistan Pakistan is located in the South Asia and is bordered by China to the north, Afghanistan and Iran on the

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    Chen, Deming

    1 Professional Travel in Pakistan Pakistan is located in the South Asia and is bordered by China important aspect of life in Pakistan and about 97% of Pakistanis are Muslim. The people of Pakistan shake hands with other females right away. Pakistani women may not interact with strangers. · Pakistan

  17. Accountable to beneficiaries? : the modern development enterprise & its contractors at war : lessons on accountability from Afghanistan to inform the contracting reform agenda

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    Gupta, Huma

    2011-01-01

    This thesis will review the most relevant existing and proposed accountability mechanisms for private development and security contractors coming out of the human rights, public administration and anti-corruption fields. ...

  18. Fixing Failed States

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    Yoo, John

    2010-01-01

    Republic of the Congo 6. Iraq 7. Afghanistan 8. Centralwars in Afghanistan and Iraq has spent up to $500 billion aMilitary Adventure in Iraq 97 (2006). An army briefing noted

  19. Essays on Impact Evaluation in Labor and Development Economics

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    Christensen, Garret Smyth

    2011-01-01

    Recruits and Monthly Iraq/Afghanistan Combat Deaths . Statein afghanistan and iraq. NBER Working Paper 16152, JulyThe electoral cost of war: Iraq casualties and the 2004 u.s.

  20. Traumatic Brain Injury and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Symptoms in OEF/OIF Veterans : : A Combined Diffusion Tensor Imaging and Cortical Thickness Study

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    Sorg, Scott Francis

    2013-01-01

    R. L. (2004). Combat duty in Iraq and Afghanistan, mentalU.S. soldiers returning from iraq. N.Engl.J.Med. , 358, 453-white matter integrity in Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans.

  1. Essays on the politics of regulation

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    Weymouth, Stephen

    2010-01-01

    F. , 2002: Does entry regulation hinder job creation? evi-Macroeconomic effects of regulation and dereg- ulation inand Shleifer, A. , 2004: The regulation of labor. Quarterly

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    Ramachandran, Vilayanur S.

    situation, they will automatically and unconsciously project that perception back onto the observer's own). Finally, from the motor control literature, computational models describe cells called em- ulators

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    Gall, Elliott T; Chen, Ailu; Chang, Victor; Nazaroff, William W

    2015-01-01

    ulate matter (PM) or ozone, at concentration increments of ~SL, Samet JM, Dominici F. Ozone and short-term mortality inthe penetration of ambient ozone into residential buildings.

  4. Accounting for Dependent Evolution Among Sites: Phylogenetic and Population Genetic Approaches

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    Nasrallah, Chris Anthony

    2012-01-01

    Compensatory Evolution Accounting ulation Genetic DynamicsAccounting for Dependent Evolution Among Sites: PhylogeneticIan Holmes Fall 2012 Accounting for Dependent Evolution

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    Markowich, Peter A.

    by numerical sim­ ulation and non­destructive testing, in order to minimize manufacturing costs as applications are concerned, there is substantial interest in replacing expensive laboratory testing

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    Oran, Ali

    2010-01-01

    Iraq and Afghanistan using spy drones. The trouble is, thereyear, a single new Reaper drone will record 10 video feeds

  7. Brothers Furniture's city factory catches fire * * * Dhaka urges int'l community to take steps for Saturday, 26 January 2013 Reported by: UNBconnect

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    Nahar, Sultana Nurun

    Podcast Mobile RSS Feeds Home Blogs Bangladesh International Sports Business Health Lifestyle Technology

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    and Posters: Iraq/Afghanistan (2007)...............................8-11 Egypt--Operation Bright Star (2009........................21 Country-Specific Web Sites for Iraq, Afghanistan, and Egypt (Revised 2010 among U.S. military personnel and DoD contractors in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Egypt of the importance

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    Peterson, A. Townsend; Greenberg, Marc L.; Torrance, Andrew W.; Goddard, Stephen

    2010-10-21

    , Belgium, Belarus, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bahrain, Austria, Australia, Aruba, Argentina, Algeria, Albania … town@ku.edu ..., Belgium, Belarus, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bahrain, Austria, Australia, Aruba, Argentina, Algeria, Albania … town@ku.edu ...

  10. China Energy Databook - Rev. 4

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    Sinton Editor, J.E.

    2010-01-01

    Coal Products (t) Exports Imports Angola Argentina Australia II Austria Bahrain Bangladesh Belgium Brazil Bulgaria Burma (Myanmar) Belarus Canada

  11. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines-Pilot Program for Climate Resilience...

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    climate vulnerability and resilience into national policies and plans consistent with poverty reduction and sustainable development goals." Bangladesh Supporting Documentation...

  12. Slide 1

    National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

    Antonio, TX Agreements for Peaceful Nuclear Cooperation * Argentina * Australia * Bangladesh * Brazil * Canada * China * Colombia * Egypt * EURATOM * IAEA * Indonesia * Japan *...

  13. Program Cycle Category Study Title G&P (PRF) Fall 2012 1 Pediatric acute lymphoblastic leukemia: defining the

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    Bejerano, Gill

    Safety and Efficacy of Probiotics in Infants and Children in Bangladesh G&P (PRF) Fall 2012 4 Molecular

  14. Country Zone 0.5 Kg 1 Kg Country Zone 0.5 Kg 1 Kg AFGHANISTAN 7 21.72 26.78 NEW WORK 9 7.20 11.70

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    Shihadeh, Alan

    .72 26.78 COMOROS 7 21.72 26.78 FIJI 6 21.72 26.78 CONGO 7 21.72 26.78 FINLAND 5 9.59 14.65 COOK IS 6

  15. Prevalence and correlates of HIV, syphilis, and hepatitis B and C infection and harm reduction program use among male injecting drug users in Kabul, Afghanistan: A cross-sectional assessment

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    2011-01-01

    Botros BA, Safi N, Earhart KC: Prevalence of HIV, hepatitisC, hepatitis B, and associated risk behaviors amongPJ, Ochoa K, Moss AR: Hepatitis C virus infection and needle

  16. 1590 IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON SYSTEMS, MAN, AND CYBERNETICS--PART B: CYBERNETICS, VOL. 39, NO. 6, DECEMBER 2009 A New Constructive Algorithm for Architectural and

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    Yao, Xin

    1590 IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON SYSTEMS, MAN, AND CYBERNETICS--PART B: CYBERNETICS, VOL. 39, NO. 6 of Engineering and Technology, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh, and also with the Department of Human and Artificial- neering, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh. Md. F. Amin

  17. The Right to Life with Dignity: Economic and Social Rights Respect in the World

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    Kolp, Felicity Ann

    2010-01-01

    Chad Chile China Colombia Comoros Congo, Dem. Rep. Congo,Bissau Chad Sierra Leone Comoros Vanuatu Afghanistan NigerBissau Freq. Swaziland Comoros Papua New Guinea Yemen, Rep.

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    of scholars of the Pat Tillman Foundation, named after the ASU graduate, National Football League player, and soldier who was killed by friendly fire in Afghanistan. "Pat lived...

  19. NREL's Newest PE-Licensed Engineers Commit to Sustainability...

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

    the world, from Alaska to Afghanistan, helping soldiers, airmen, and indigenous peoples save energy while saving taxpayer dollars. Nationwide, about 20% of engineers earn their...

  20. 2012 DOE Sustainability Awards | Department of Energy

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    needs in Iraq and Afghanistan, commercial vendors, and the DOE International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor for a planned research project. Total return on investment...

  1. Beat and Spoken Word Movements: Beating the American Bandwagon Mentality

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    Williams, C.J.

    2011-01-01

    Beat and Spoken Word Movements: Beating the Americanmodern times, spoken word poets use the Iraq-Afghanistan Warhow the Beat and spoken word poets comment on American

  2. A SHARED STATE: IRAQI REFUGEES AND AMERICAN VETERANS IN THE AFTERMATH OF WAR

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    Wolins, Maia

    2013-01-01

    Afghanistan, Palestine, and Iraq. Malden, MA: BlackwellCharles. A History of Iraq. New York: Cambridge UniversityWeb. Also, Glantz, Aaron and Iraq Veterans Against the War.

  3. Rallying around the Flag: Nationalist Emotions in American Mass Politics

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    Feinstein, Yuval

    2012-01-01

    Opinion from World War II to Iraq. Chicago ; London: Thesensitivity and the War in Iraq." International Security 30:interventions in Afghanistan and Iraq." Presidential Studies

  4. Exit Wound

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    Holcombe, Hunter

    2012-01-01

    under age 35 killed in Iraq or Afghanistan, three die fromthe eye while serving in Iraq. After being told he is no

  5. Joint Statement by President Barack Obama of the United States...

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    on a number of shared foreign policy priorities, including Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iran, Middle East Peace, and the Americas. In particular, they reiterated their shared...

  6. International Conference on Mechanical Engineering, December 26-28, 2001, Dhaka, Bangladesh/pp. I 149-151 Section I: Energy 149

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    Hossain, M. Enamul

    in the energy sector of the world. At present, LNG and compressed natural gas are being used as a transportation potential application in transport sector may be fuel cells in which natural gas can provide the source, Import and Export INTRODUCTION A network of sophisticated pipeline systems transports oil, natural gas

  7. IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON POWER SYSTEMS, VOL. 29, NO. 5, SEPTEMBER 2014 2281 Sparsity-Promoting Optimal Wide-Area

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    Jovanovic, Mihailo

    of renewables in remote areas, and dereg- ulation of energy markets, long-distance power transfers out- pace for Nonlinear Studies at LANL and with New Mexico Consortium, Los Alamos, NM 87544 USA (e-mail: chertkov

  8. Integrating Distributed Wireless Simulation Into Genesis Kiran Madnani and Boleslaw K. Szymanski

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    Szymanski, Boleslaw K.

    - ulation library for wireless network simulation. We de- scribe challenges of implementing such a wireless30602-00-2-0537 with the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL/IF) and by the URP of CISCO Systems Inc

  9. Geo-chemical and optical characterizations of suspended matter in European coastal waters

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    , generally, for the non- carbonatic inorganic matter (NCIM) because of the good correlation displayed are generally lacking in real data relative to the different coastal areas. Partic- ulate inorganic carbon (PIC

  10. Enhancement of Signal-to-Noise Ratio and Phase Locking for Small Inputs by a Low-Threshold Outward Current in

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    -threshold potassium currents (IKLT ) partic- ipated in shaping these phasic responses. Neurons were stim- ulated present in sound signals, the audi- tory nervous system provides a good opportunity to explore how

  11. Global Evaluation of the ISBA-TRIP Continental Hydrological System. Part I: Comparison to GRACE Terrestrial Water Storage Estimates

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    In earth system models, the partitioning of precipitation among the variations of continental water storage climate system sim- ulated by earth system models (ESMs). The continental freshwater reservoirs represent

  12. Inheritance of greenbug resistance in oats 

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    Tesfaye, Tebebe Selassie

    1982-01-01

    predator of greenbugs. Both adults and larvae feed on greenbugs. Another greenbug enemy is the damsel bug or nabid. This insect pierces the greenbug with its beak, withdrawing the body contents. Greenbug pop- ulations also are often checked by several...

  13. The Genetic Structure of a Cyclical Parthenogen Michael Lynch

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    Lynch, Michael

    , gall wasps (Cynipidae), and some gall midges (Cec- idomyiidae). In these organisms, unisex- ual complexes. This does not mean that pop- ulations of cyclical parthenogens will rapidly approach genetic

  14. A Perspective on the Unserved Mildly Handicapped

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    Meyen, Edward L.; Moran, Mary Ross

    1979-01-01

    of individuals and unresponsive to the dictates of society, that is, the broader pop­ ulation of consumers. For critics and more ob­ jective students of the American educational process, the trends occurring in the way public schools are meeting...

  15. Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 39(3), 2003, pp. 712717 Wildlife Disease Association 2003

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    Gompper, Matthew E.

    37996, USA; 3 New York State Museum, CEC 3140, Albany, New York 12230, USA; 4 Wildlife Conservation is important for understanding coyote pop- ulation limitation and understanding po- tential risks that coyote

  16. Cognitive, Affective, & Behavioral Neuroscience 2004, 4 (2), 201-207

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    James, Thomas

    over time. The tactile stimulus was a three-dimensional styrofoam tactile globe (TG), which could on a video monitor) and the tactile stim- ulation (produced by touching a Styrofoam globe) did not arise from

  17. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 14, 1213312142, 2014 www.atmos-chem-phys.net/14/12133/2014/

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    Meskhidze, Nicholas

    and Solomon, 1985). The filtering of wave energy by the stratospheric background wind mod- ulates the gravity, and G. Baumgarten3 1Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Department of Physics

  18. Molecular Biology of the Cell Vol. 18, 14101420, April 2007

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    Steinberg, Stanly

    , and Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131 Submitted November 23, migration, and degran- ulation. Here, immunogold labeling is used to map the plasma membrane distributions

  19. Max-Planck-Institut fur Mathematik

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    × n fully pop- ulated matrix. The required storage and execution time for the corresponding standard with the state-of-the-art iterative solvers which also can be found in highly efficient parallel versions

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    ARTHRITIS & RHEUMATISM Vol. 62, No. 10, October 2010, pp 3059­3063 DOI 10.1002/art.27598 © 2010 predominantly in Jew- ish, Armenian, Turkish, and Middle Eastern Arab pop- ulations. It is characterized

  1. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 9, 23192334, 2009 www.atmos-chem-phys.net/9/2319/2009/

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    Meskhidze, Nicholas

    to long­lasting in­cloud ice supersaturation of the order 30% and more. 1 Introduction Cirrus clouds¨archer and Str¨om, 2003). While this may be so, sim- ulations indicate that heterogeneous nucleation can

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    Girod, Bernd

    peer churn. Extensive sim- ulations show that mobile streaming based on the proposed scheme is robust to packet loss due to peer churn and adverse wireless channel conditions. Categories and Subject Descriptors churn: when peers leave

  3. Homospory 2002: An Odyssey of Progress in Pteridophyte Genetics and Evolutionary Biology

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    Haufler, Christopher H.

    2002-01-01

    variability housed in each separate population, whereas others dispersed their variability among their pop- ulations. With outcrossing breeding systems, the movement of alleles between individuals and among populations is more likely than if inbreeding... char- acteristics (how genes are shared between individuals and pop- ulations) of species. Population statistics. Population biologists use confor- mance to Hardy-Weinberg (H-W) frequencies as an indica- tor of the type of mating system. Populations...

  4. 2013 NASFAA 1 Military and Veterans Tips Tip Sheet for

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    and will be starting college soon. My dad, an Army officer, died in Iraq in 2007. I just filed a FAFSA on the Web programs for students like me? Yes. You may be eligible to receive an Iraq and Afghanistan Service Grant your parent or guardian died as a result of military service in Iraq or Afghanistan after 9/11/01 while

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    Invasion of Iraq & Looting of the National Museum Army Reserve Major Corine Wegener is mobilized for Everyone (SAFE) develops the DoD Iraq & Afghanistan Heritage Reference Websites. DoD hosts a symposium Iraq/Afghanistan Playing Cards sent to US military locations and in-theatre. CENTCOM Historical

  6. Has Democracy Reduced Inequalities in Child Mortality? An analysis of 5 million births from 50 developing countries since 1970.

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    Ramos, Antonio Pedro

    2013-01-01

    Mozambique Kenya Kazakhstan Comoros Togo Uzbekistan Southsuch as Kazakhstan, Comoros, Togo. Uzbekistan, and Southfor Bangladesh,1975 for Comoros and 1976 for Vietnam ; all

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    Reece, Sarah

    and Proliferation Bangladesh Brazil Caucasus Central Asia Children China Climate Change Corruption America Law and Security Strategy Lebanon Media and Foreign Policy Mexico Middle East Middle East Media

  8. WHO Technical Manual on Tobacco Tax Administration

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    2010-01-01

    of tobacco taxation in Ukraine. Paris: International UnionBangladesh, Turkey, Russia, Ukraine, EU). In Indonesia, upKazakhstan, Russia and Ukraine apply different specific

  9. Ironic Mirroring: Sufis, Hijras, Artists

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    Hussaini, Sara Haq

    2012-01-01

    Bilchik, Nadia. "Pakistan's Dual Gender Tax Collectors."Sufi Shrine in Central Pakistan. ” The Long War Journal. 3of South Asia (India, Pakistan, Bangladesh). The term hijra

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    Alesina, Alberto; Giuliano, Paola

    2010-01-01

    Denmark, Estonia, Spain, Finland, France, Great Britain,ties Croatia Algeria Finland Sweden Latvia Czech RepublicRep. South Africa (Union of) Finland Korea Mexico Bangladesh

  11. Social disruption caused by tobacco growing

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    Marty Otanez

    2008-01-01

    scholarly literature, documentary films, and tobaccojournalist, in the 2003 documentary film “Smoke Sacrifice:Bangladesh. 85 In the documentary film “Tobacco’s Children,”

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    Duchowski, Andrew T.

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

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    A Strategy to Engage the Private Sector in Climate Change Adaptation in Bangladesh Jump to: navigation, search Name A Strategy to Engage the Private Sector in Climate Change...

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    Bangladesh Meteorological Instrumentation Installation CX(s) Applied: A9 Date: 04/26/2013 Location(s): Colorado Offices(s): Golden Field Office

  15. Albania-Enhancing Capacity for Low Emission Development Strategies...

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    has established joint EC-LEDS work programs with 13 countries, including Albania, Bangladesh, Colombia, Costa Rica, Gabon, Indonesia, Kenya, Macedonia, Mexico, Moldova, the...

  16. Jamaica-Enhancing Capacity for Low Emission Development Strategies...

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    has established joint EC-LEDS work programs with 13 countries, including Albania, Bangladesh, Colombia, Costa Rica, Gabon, Indonesia, Kenya, Macedonia, Mexico, Moldova, the...

  17. Georgia-Enhancing Capacity for Low Emission Development Strategies...

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    has established joint EC-LEDS work programs with 13 countries, including Albania, Bangladesh, Colombia, Costa Rica, Gabon, Indonesia, Kenya, Macedonia, Mexico, Moldova, the...

  18. South Africa-Enhancing Capacity for Low Emission Development...

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    has established joint EC-LEDS work programs with 13 countries, including Albania, Bangladesh, Colombia, Costa Rica, Gabon, Indonesia, Kenya, Macedonia, Mexico, Moldova, the...

  19. Serbia-Enhancing Capacity for Low Emission Development Strategies...

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    has established joint EC-LEDS work programs with 13 countries, including Albania, Bangladesh, Colombia, Costa Rica, Gabon, Indonesia, Kenya, Macedonia, Mexico, Moldova, the...

  20. Malawi-Enhancing Capacity for Low Emission Development Strategies...

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    has established joint EC-LEDS work programs with 13 countries, including Albania, Bangladesh, Colombia, Costa Rica, Gabon, Indonesia, Kenya, Macedonia, Mexico, Moldova, the...

  1. Guatemala-Enhancing Capacity for Low Emission Development Strategies...

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    has established joint EC-LEDS work programs with 13 countries, including Albania, Bangladesh, Colombia, Costa Rica, Gabon, Indonesia, Kenya, Macedonia, Mexico, Moldova, the...

  2. Costa Rica-Enhancing Capacity for Low Emission Development Strategies...

    Open Energy Info (EERE)

    has established joint EC-LEDS work programs with 13 countries, including Albania, Bangladesh, Colombia, Costa Rica, Gabon, Indonesia, Kenya, Macedonia, Mexico, Moldova, the...

  3. Indonesia-Enhancing Capacity for Low Emission Development Strategies...

    Open Energy Info (EERE)

    has established joint EC-LEDS work programs with 13 countries, including Albania, Bangladesh, Colombia, Costa Rica, Gabon, Indonesia, Kenya, Macedonia, Mexico, Moldova, the...

  4. Thailand-Enhancing Capacity for Low Emission Development Strategies...

    Open Energy Info (EERE)

    has established joint EC-LEDS work programs with 13 countries, including Albania, Bangladesh, Colombia, Costa Rica, Gabon, Indonesia, Kenya, Macedonia, Mexico, Moldova, the...

  5. Vietnam-Enhancing Capacity for Low Emission Development Strategies...

    Open Energy Info (EERE)

    has established joint EC-LEDS work programs with 13 countries, including Albania, Bangladesh, Colombia, Costa Rica, Gabon, Indonesia, Kenya, Macedonia, Mexico, Moldova, the...

  6. Zambia-Enhancing Capacity for Low Emission Development Strategies...

    Open Energy Info (EERE)

    has established joint EC-LEDS work programs with 13 countries, including Albania, Bangladesh, Colombia, Costa Rica, Gabon, Indonesia, Kenya, Macedonia, Mexico, Moldova, the...

  7. Colombia-Enhancing Capacity for Low Emission Development Strategies...

    Open Energy Info (EERE)

    has established joint EC-LEDS work programs with 13 countries, including Albania, Bangladesh, Colombia, Costa Rica, Gabon, Indonesia, Kenya, Macedonia, Mexico, Moldova, the...

  8. Malaysia-Enhancing Capacity for Low Emission Development Strategies...

    Open Energy Info (EERE)

    has established joint EC-LEDS work programs with 13 countries, including Albania, Bangladesh, Colombia, Costa Rica, Gabon, Indonesia, Kenya, Macedonia, Mexico, Moldova, the...

  9. Moldova-Enhancing Capacity for Low Emission Development Strategies...

    Open Energy Info (EERE)

    has established joint EC-LEDS work programs with 13 countries, including Albania, Bangladesh, Colombia, Costa Rica, Gabon, Indonesia, Kenya, Macedonia, Mexico, Moldova, the...

  10. Kazakhstan-Enhancing Capacity for Low Emission Development Strategies...

    Open Energy Info (EERE)

    has established joint EC-LEDS work programs with 13 countries, including Albania, Bangladesh, Colombia, Costa Rica, Gabon, Indonesia, Kenya, Macedonia, Mexico, Moldova, the...

  11. Philippines-Enhancing Capacity for Low Emission Development Strategies...

    Open Energy Info (EERE)

    has established joint EC-LEDS work programs with 13 countries, including Albania, Bangladesh, Colombia, Costa Rica, Gabon, Indonesia, Kenya, Macedonia, Mexico, Moldova, the...

  12. Empowering Women: The Role of Economic Development, Political Culture and Institutional Design in the World’s Societies

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    Alexander, Amy C.

    2007-01-01

    Bahamas, Bangladesh, Barbados, Bolivia, Botswana, Bulgaria,75 th Argentina, Bahamas Barbados, Belize Bolivia, BrazilUnited States Argentina, Barbados, Bolivia, Botswana,

  13. The Use of Language and Culture: Does Speaking a Non-English

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    2008-01-01

    Australia, Austria, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Cambodia,countries include Australia, Barbados, Canada, Ghana, Honglanguage(s) are Australia, Barbados, Canada, Ghana, Hong

  14. Sandia Energy - SNL-ESSC (Sandia National Laboratories - Extreme...

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

    and Barbuda Argentina Armenia Australia Austria Azerbaijan Bahamas Bahrain Bangladesh Barbados Belarus Belgium Belize Benin Bermuda Bhutan Bolivia Bosnia and Herzegovina Botswana...

  15. Invisible Men: Constructing Men Who Have Sex with Men as a Priority at UNAIDS and Beyond

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    McKay, Tara

    2013-01-01

    Government of Bangladesh. Government of Barbados. 2012. “Global AIDS Response Progress Report 2012, Barbados. ”Government of Barbados. Government of Malawi. 1994. “

  16. The Right to Life with Dignity: Economic and Social Rights Respect in the World

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    Kolp, Felicity Ann

    2010-01-01

    Bahamas Bahrain Bangladesh Barbados Belarus Belgium BelizeRep. Albania Georgia Belgium Barbados Serbia and MontenegroIsrael Belgium Denmark Barbados Bulgaria France Hungary

  17. AT&T USADirect Travel Guide

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    Greenberg, Albert

    -800-99-0011 French Guiana 0-800-99-0011 specified. Bangladesh 157-0011 Barbados 1-800-225-5288 {Spanish} 01

  18. 17.953 U.S. Military Budget and Force Planning, Fall 2004

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    Williams, Cindy

    The United States is spending about $400 billion this year on national defense, some $40 billion on homeland security, and $85 billion on military operations and nation-building in Iraq and Afghanistan. This course is for ...

  19. An Update on Avian Flu The virus continues to spread in wild birds and poultry

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    , Myanmar, India, Afghanistan, India, Iraq, Iran, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Turkey, Greece, Romania, Bulgaria-scale and statistically significant efficacy studies of anti-viral drugs like Tamiflu and Relenza against the H5N1 avian

  20. Deployment related mental health care seeking behaviors in the U.S. military and the use of telehealth to mitigate their impacts on access to care

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    Hess, John (John Thomas)

    2012-01-01

    Interviewees report that groups of service members returning from Iraq and Afghanistan often require substantial amounts of mental health care, causing surges in demand at military hospitals. These hospitals have difficulty ...

  1. Computational modeling of blast-induced traumatic brain injury

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    Nyein, Michelle K. (Michelle Kyaw)

    2010-01-01

    Blast-induced TBI has gained prominence in recent years due to the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan, yet little is known about the mechanical effects of blasts on the human head; no injury thresholds have been established ...

  2. Design and evaluation of a wireless electronic health records system for field care in mass

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    Kirsh, David

    in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Pakistan; the coordinated bombings in Madrid1 and London;2 the Tsunami disaster prepares for: a dirty bomb (an explosive-dispersed radiation device) or nuclear-bomb detonation,6

  3. Computational Modeling and Optimization of a Novel Shock Tube to Study Blast Induced Traumatic Brain Injury 

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    Anumolu, Pratima

    2014-08-06

    Over the last decade, soldiers fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan are being exposed to blasts from powerful explosives with improvised detonation techniques. These blasts put them at high risk of closed head non-impact ...

  4. Studying Unexplained Veteran Illnesses at the APS

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    Schmidt, Millicent

    2014-06-04

    Researchers from Stony Brook University come to Argonne's Advanced Photon Source to study the potential underlying causes for an unusual increased incidence of pulmonary disease in U.S. soldiers returning from military service in the Middle East and Afghanistan.

  5. Fatty Acid Blood Levels, Vitamin D Status, and Physical Performance and Its Relationship to Resiliency and Mood in Active Duty Soldiers 

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    Barringer, Nicholas D

    2015-05-11

    The mental health of soldiers is a growing concern as rates of depression and suicide have increased in soldiers with recently more deaths attributed to suicide than deaths due to combat in Afghanistan in 2012. Previous ...

  6. Cultured men, uncultured women : an exploration of the gendered hierarchy of taste governing Afghan radio

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    Kamal, Sarah

    2005-01-01

    After years of strict bans on the media, local radio in post-Taliban Afghanistan is undergoing an intense period of reconstruction. This thesis uses a multi-sited ethnographic investigation to examine local Afghan radio's ...

  7. US military expenditures to protect the use of Persian Gulf oil for motor vehicles

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    Delucchi, Mark; Murphy, James

    2008-01-01

    economic costs of the war in Iraq. Working Paper 05-19, AEI-The economic costs of the Iraq War: an appraisal three yearsA. , 2006. The cost of Iraq, Afghanistan, and other global

  8. An All Women's Response to War

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    Dean, Rebecca

    2008-01-01

    war and aggression in Iraq are on the forefront of manyfifth anniversary of the war in Iraq, the issue Masculinistand occupation of Afghanistan and Iraq; and the use of war,

  9. Paper ID# 901456.PDF Page 1 of 7

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    @satechnologies.com haydee.cuevas@satechnologies.com dan.colombo@statechnologies.com ABSTRACT Recent operations in Iraq will be empowered to make better decisions. Recent operations in Iraq and Afghanistan have confirmed that in order

  10. U. S. Military Expenditures to Protect the Use of Persian Gulf Oil for Motor Vehicles: Report #15 in the series: The Annualized Social Cost of Motor-Vehicle Use in the United States, based on 1990-1991 Data

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    Delucchi, Mark; Murphy, James

    2006-01-01

    A. Belasco, The Cost of Iraq, Afghanistan, and Other Globaland After the 2003 Invasion of Iraq: Cluster Sample Survey,”after the 2003 Invasion of Iraq: a Cross-Sectional Cluster

  11. Studying Unexplained Veteran Illnesses at the APS

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Schmidt, Millicent

    2014-03-17

    Researchers from Stony Brook University come to Argonne's Advanced Photon Source to study the potential underlying causes for an unusual increased incidence of pulmonary disease in U.S. soldiers returning from military service in the Middle East and Afghanistan.

  12. A Manipulative Experiment to Estimate Biparental Inbreeding in Monkeyflowers

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    Kelly, John K.; Willis, John H.

    2002-07-01

    no evidence of biparental inbreeding in two pop- ulations of Mimulus guttatus. This result is surprising given that bumblebees (Bombus sp.) are an important pollinator of M. guttatus (Robertson et al. 1999; MacNair and Gardner 1998) and that these animals... Spatial analysis of genetic variation in plant pop- ulations. Annu Rev Ecol Syst 22:335–355. Jain SK 1979 Estimating outcrossing rate: some alternative proce- dures. Crop Sci 19:23–26. Kelly AJ, JH Willis 1998 Polymorphic microsatellite loci in Mimulus...

  13. Special Publication No. 3, Ticks and Tickborne Diseases, IV. Geographical Distribution of Ticks 

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    Doss, Mildred A.; Farr, Marion M.; Roach, Katharine F.; Anastos, George

    1978-01-01

    ISLANDS see NEW GUINEA AFGHANISTAN Aponomma latum (Santos Dias, J. ?. ?. , (1961A), 1- 18) AFGHANISTAN -- Continued. Haemaphysalis sulcata (Anastos, G., (1956?), 18-19) Hyalomma aegyptium (Anastos, G., (1954C) 1?.9-174\\ (Chasma-Obeh, Adaraskand...) '' 169"174> Hyalomma aegyptium (Kaiser, M.'N. & Hooestraal, ?., (1963A), 130-139) Argas (Chiropterargas) afghanistaniensis (Santos Dias, J. A. T. , (196??), 1-18) Argas (Chiropterargas) boueti (Nemenz, ?., (1960A), 45-47) Argas persicus (Anastos, G...

  14. h-DDSS: Heterogeneous Dynamic Dedicated Servers Scheduling in Cloud Computing

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    Atiquzzaman, Mohammed

    , time and energy efficiency, and pay as you go policy have increased the usage of cloud computing over@ou.edu Md. Shohrab Hossain mshohrabhossain@cse.buet.ac.bd Mohammed Atiquzzaman atiq@ou.edu School, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Dhaka, Bangladesh Abstract--Simplicity of usage

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

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

  16. MOLECULAR SUPPORT FOR THE TAXONOMIC CONCLUSIONS OF McCORD AND

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    Engstrom, Tag N.

    from Pakistan to Bangladesh. Here we present DNA sequence data from mitochondrial ND4 gene, which broad range from Pakistan to Bangladesh. This apparent genetic uniformity is an interesting from across the known range of the genus from Pakistan to the islands of Sumatra and Java

  17. An IntemationalJoumal Available online at:www.sciencedirect.com computers &

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    Kaykobad, M.

    .elsevier.com/locat e/camwa Search Trees and Stirling Numbers A. H. MANOB American International University Bangladesh AND M. KAYKOBAD Department of Computer Science and Engineering Bangladesh University of Engineering certain parameters of search trees in terms of Stirling numbers. We also introduce two new inversion

  18. Mechanical control of tissue growth: Function follows form

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    Nelson, Celeste M.

    Mechanical control of tissue growth: Function follows form Donald E. Ingber* Harvard Medical School of reciprocal mechanical in- teractions among the material elements that constitute living systems. Many of interest in mechanical forces as morphogenetic reg- ulators. The work of Nelson et al. (1) in this issue

  19. VERHULST'S LOGISTIC CURVE DAVID M. BRADLEY

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    Bradley, David

    VERHULST'S LOGISTIC CURVE DAVID M. BRADLEY 1. Introduction Students tend to regard the elongated ``S­shaped'' [3, 6, 8] logistic curve of pop­ ulation dynamics (fig. 1) as somewhat exotic, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11]. My purpose here is to show how the logistic curve may be derived more

  20. VERHULST'S LOGISTIC CURVE DAVID M. BRADLEY

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    Bradley, David

    VERHULST'S LOGISTIC CURVE DAVID M. BRADLEY 1. Introduction Students tend to regard the elongated "S-shaped" [3, 6, 8] logistic curve of pop- ulation dynamics (fig. 1) as somewhat exotic. It is typically, 8, 9, 10, 11]. My purpose here is to show how the logistic curve may be derived more directly

  1. CLASSIFICATION OF DIGITAL MODULATIONS BY MCMC SAMPLING Stphane Lesage*, Jean-Yves Tourneret* and Petar M. Djuric

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    Djuriæ, Petar M.

    CLASSIFICATION OF DIGITAL MODULATIONS BY MCMC SAMPLING Stéphane Lesage*, Jean-Yves Tourneret addresses the problem of classification of digital mod- ulations. The proposed solution uses the Bayes. INTRODUCTION AND PROBLEM FORMULATION The digital modulation classification problem consists of deter- mining

  2. R. Astron. 346, 319--326 (2003) The power spectrum amplitude from clusters revisited: using

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    Thomas, Peter

    2003-01-01

    , 40002, Thailand Accepted 2003 August Received original form November 8 ABSTRACT amplitude density­ ulations including radiative cooling pre­heating of cluster gas, which have previously shown reproduce well (Thomas et 2002) shown that inclusion extra physics, namely radiative cooling possible pre­ heating before

  3. Rapid report A model of calcium channels

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    Kuyucak, Serdar

    , muscle contraction and neurochemical mod- ulation. To perform this role they must exhibit remarkable features are a wide extracellular mouth, a narrow selectivity ¢lter (r = 2.8 Aî ) with four strongly. Four mouth dipoles are placed at the intracellular entrance to overcome the large image forces

  4. 52 PERVASIVE computing Published by the IEEE Computer Society 1536-1268/07/$25.00 2007 IEEE WIKICITY: REAL-TIME

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    Liang, Huizhi "Elly"

    applications, dramatically increasing sys- tems' efficiency by saving energy, reg- ulating the dynamics and thus becoming prime actors in improving urban systems' efficiency. For more information, contact Fran WIKICITY: REAL-TIME URBAN ENVIRONMENTS Francesco Calabrese, Kristian Kloeckl, and Carlo Ratti

  5. International Journal of Robotics & Automation, Vol. 10, No. 4, 1995, pp. 159166 Kinematic Analysis of a Hybrid SerialandParallelDriven

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    Cheng, Harry H.

    ­loop kinematic chain whereas the wrist subsystem employs a parallel­driven mechanism so that the manip­ ulatorInternational Journal of Robotics & Automation, Vol. 10, No. 4, 1995, pp. 159­166 Kinematic Engineering Laboratory Department of Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering University of California Davis

  6. Parallax Photography: Creating 3D Cinematic Effects from Stills Ke Colin Zheng

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    O'Brien, James F.

    Parallax Photography: Creating 3D Cinematic Effects from Stills Ke Colin Zheng University field with extracted depth information into a cinematic effect with sim- ulated, smooth camera motion that exhibits a sense of 3D parallax. We develop a taxonomy of the cinematic conventions of these ef- fects

  7. A neural emission-receptor model for ozone reduction S.Barazzetta, G. Corani

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    Corani, Giorgio

    A neural emission-receptor model for ozone reduction planning S.Barazzetta, G. Corani , G- ulated areas. Ozone is produced by a series of photochemical reactions, activated by the emissions concen- trations are equally complex and cannot be directly used to optimize emission reduction policies

  8. Discrete dissipative localized modes in nonlinear magnetic metamaterials

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    Discrete dissipative localized modes in nonlinear magnetic metamaterials Nikolay N. Rosanov,1 effects in. References and links 1. N. Engheta and R. W. Ziolkowski, eds. Electromagnetic Metamaterials. Gorkunov, I. V. Shadrivov, and Yu. S. Kivshar, "Metamaterial tuning by manip- ulation of near

  9. Guiding Medical Needles Using Single-Point Tissue Manipulation Meysam Torabi1, Kris Hauser2, Ron Alterovitz3, Vincent Duindam2, and Ken Goldberg4

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    Goldberg, Ken

    tissues simulated with a mass-spring model, including a simulation of a prostate brachytherapy procedure of a needle insertion procedure with tissue manip- ulation in a prostate cancer brachytherapy application primary motivation is an application to prostate can- cer brachytherapy (see Fig. 1). In low dose rate

  10. Published Ahead of Print 11 July 2014. 10.1128/AEM.01604-14.

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    Blanchette, Robert A.

    , and Department of Energy Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, USAd ; Department of Wood Science, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia poplar or glucose as a sole carbon source showed 113 reg- ulated genes, 11 of which were significantly

  11. LMS IMPLEMENTATION In the previous chapter we used simulation to evaluate the performance of LMS in large, sim-

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    Papadopoulos, Christos

    135 Chapter 6 LMS IMPLEMENTATION In the previous chapter we used simulation to evaluate the performance of LMS in large, sim- ulated topologies. The simulations showed that LMS performs very well complement our simulation by describing the implementation and evaluation of LMS in the kernel of a real

  12. LMS IMPLEMENTATION In the previous chapter we used simulation to evaluate the performance of LMS in large, sim

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    Papadopoulos, Christos

    135 Chapter 6 LMS IMPLEMENTATION In the previous chapter we used simulation to evaluate the performance of LMS in large, sim­ ulated topologies. The simulations showed that LMS performs very well complement our simulation by describing the implementation and evaluation of LMS in the kernel of a real

  13. Thermographic measurements on plant leaves Christoph S. Garbea, Ulrich Schurrb and Bernd Jhnea

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    Garbe, Christoph S.

    metabolism of the organs. As plants are sessile organism, they cannot escape from unfavorable environments a temperature most favorable for their metabolism, plants have developed a number of thermoreg- ulation is driven though the concentration gradient of water vapor in the leaf-internal gas space

  14. Compressive simultaneous full-waveform simulation Felix J. Herrmann1, Yogi Erlangga1 and Tim T. Y. Lin1

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    Fournier, John J.F.

    towards the problem of seismic waveform simulation. Our main contribution here lies in the design geometry, and not to the complexity of the sim- ulated wavefield, is the main impediment within seismic scheme a viable alternative to explicit time-domain finite-differences. 1 Seismic Laboratory for Imaging

  15. IEEE/ACM TRANSACTIONS ON NETWORKING, VOL. 11, NO. 5, OCTOBER 2003 835 Guaranteed Scheduling for Switches

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    Dally, William J.

    for Switches With Configuration Overhead Brian Towles, Student Member, IEEE, and William J. Dally, Fellow, IEEE switches, such as optical switches, with configuration overhead. Each algorithm em- ulates an unconstrained (zero overhead) switch by accumulating a batch of configuration requests and generating a corresponding

  16. In Proceedings of the 28th Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI 2014), Quebec City, Quebec, Canada, July 2014.

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    Stone, Peter

    . The Power Trading Agent Competition (Power TAC) is a new annual competition that focuses on the design resources (wind, solar, tidal, etc.): these resources do not produce power on demand. As a result, energy retail power market designs and related automation technologies. It sim­ ulates a future smart grid

  17. In Proceedings of the 28th Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI 2014), Quebec City, Quebec, Canada, July 2014.

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    Stone, Peter

    . The Power Trading Agent Competition (Power TAC) is a new annual competition that focuses on the design resources (wind, solar, tidal, etc.): these resources do not produce power on demand. As a result, energy retail power market designs and related automation technologies. It sim- ulates a future smart grid

  18. Searching for Ground States of Ising Spin Glasses with Hierarchical BOA and Cluster

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    Hartmann, Alexander K.

    Approximation Martin Pelikan 1 and Alexander K. Hartmann 2 1 Dept. of Math and Computer Science, 320 CCBË?ur Theoretische Physik UniversitË?at GË?ottingen Friedrich­Hund­Platz 1 37077 GË?ottingen, Germany hartmann K. Hartmann interaction between two magnetic spins, sitting each on an iron atom, is mod­ ulated

  19. Hardware/Software Co-design of Global Cloud System Resolving Michael F. Wehner 1

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    Oliker, Leonid

    with rapid com- putational and observational advances allowing long-term sim- ulation of the climate system-high resolution climate model specifications at relatively affordable cost and power considerations. A strawman with sources of solar and infrared radiation (Solomon et al. 2007). Current global climate models used

  20. IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON MICROWAVE THEORY AND TECHNIQUES, VOL. 57, NO. 2, FEBRUARY 2009 505 Microwave Frequency Measurement Based on

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    Yao, Jianping

    IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON MICROWAVE THEORY AND TECHNIQUES, VOL. 57, NO. 2, FEBRUARY 2009 505 Microwave, Hao Chi, and Jianping Yao, Senior Member, IEEE Abstract--An approach to the measurement of a microwave and investigated. In the proposed system, a microwave signal is applied to a Mach­Zehnder mod- ulator, which

  1. Astronomical Data Analysis Software and Systems XVIII ASP Conference Series, Vol. 411, c 2009

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    Taylor, Mark

    . STILTS is a mature and powerful package for all kinds of table manip- ulation, and this version adds, and textual point labeling. Vec- tor and bitmapped output formats are supported. The plotting options provide 2006) is a mature package of command-line utilities which provides many kinds of table manipulation

  2. Stability Analysis of Complete Two-Stage Power-Factor-Correction Power Supplies

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    Tse, Chi K. "Michael"

    - versity under internal allocation G-YE04. dc/dc buck converter boost PFC pre-regulator average current-stage cascade struc- ture, consisting of a PFC preregulator and a dc/dc converter. Previous studies of the dynamical be- haviour mainly focused on the boost PFC prereg- ulator, assuming that it is being terminated

  3. Shape and Image Retrieval by Organizing Instances Using Population Cues Andrew Temlyakov, Pahal Dalal, Jarrell Waggoner, Dhaval Salvi, and Song Wang

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    Wang, Song

    .sc.edu, songwang@cec.sc.edu Abstract Reliably measuring the similarity of two shapes or im- ages (instances and compare a given pop- ulation of shapes [1, 6, 24, 19, 8]. More recently [13, 12, 15, 14] introduce new

  4. Multiple Cortical Surface Correspondence Using Pairwise Shape Similarity

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    Wang, Song

    Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA dalalpk@email.sc.edu, songwang@cec.sc.edu 2 Department of Radiology in the pop- ulation to a fixed template [1,2] in a pairwise way, which may produce large errors when a target

  5. Hybrid organicinorganic materials for novel photonic applications

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    Gilchrist, James F.

    Hybrid organic­inorganic materials for novel photonic applications Partha P. Banerjee,1, * Dean R. ID 192915); published 31 July 2013 This novel joint feature issue on "Hybrid organic that this feature issue encourages and stim- ulates further research into hybrid materials with enhanced linear

  6. Project Description: CI-ADDO-EN: Frameworks for ns-3 1 Overview of Proposed Computing Research Infrastructure

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    Perrone, Luiz Felipe

    for the user and provide a environment that is more conducive to the production of rigorous studies. Our studies, applying rigorous statistical methods for output data analysis and run control, and the reporting to allow users to define wide ranges of sim- ulation node topologies (including mobility and energy

  7. Learning models of camera control for imitation in football matches

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    Demiris, Yiannis

    Learning models of camera control for imitation in football matches Anthony Dearden and Yiannis of learning from and imitating the movement of a trained cameraman and his director covering a football match to move in a football match. This scenario has useful applications in both sim- ulation and real

  8. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 14, 675690, 2014 www.atmos-chem-phys.net/14/675/2014/

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    Meskhidze, Nicholas

    of satellite-adjusted NOx emissions on simulated NOx and O3 discrepancies in the urban and outflow areas to cor- responding CMAQ NO2 columns, we produced satellite- adjusted NOx emission ("GOME2009.7 %) are likely the results of over-predictions of sim- ulated NOx emissions, which could shed light on those from

  9. MNRAS 451, 275281 (2015) doi:10.1093/mnras/stv928 G2C2 IV. A novel approach to study the radial distributions of multiple

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    Baes, Maarten

    2015-01-01

    in helium and light elements, we compare the radial distributions of stars selected according to colour constraints on the mechanisms proposed to pollute the interstellar medium in young GCs. Key words: globular- ulations, differing in their light element abundances, although iron and heavier elements tend

  10. Genes, Brain and Behavior (2012) doi: 10.1111/j.1601-183X.2012.00782.x Behavioral plasticity in honey bees is associated

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    Green, Pamela

    2012-01-01

    understood. To help address this we characterized the microRNA transcriptome in the adult worker honey bee that several miRNAs were downreg- ulated in bees that specialize on brood care (nurses) relative to foragers when nurse bees were in colonies that also contained foragers. Analyses of conservation pat- terns

  11. Available online at www.sciencedirect.com Journal of the European Ceramic Society 28 (2008) 14431449

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    Aste, Tomaso

    2008-01-01

    - ulation Casting)5,6 was developed to process electrostatically stabilized suspensions to ceramic green, destabilization of the colloidal suspension by either changing the pH of the solution ( pH-method) resulting properties of wet ceramic green bodies and densely packed coagulated colloidal particle gels strongly depend

  12. 2012 Macmillan Publishers Limited. All rights reserved. PUBLISHED ONLINE: 7 OCTOBER 2012 | DOI: 10.1038/NPHYS2439

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    Loss, Daniel

    by coherent synchrotron emission7,8 (CSE). Our experiments enable the isolation of CSE from competing.62 before a rapid efficiency rollover. Particle-in-cell code sim- ulations reveal how dense nanobunches and result in CSE in the transmitted direction. This observation of CSE presents a route to high-energy XUV

  13. By Yunhui Tan, Chengping Chai

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    Engelder, Terry

    process to assess the stim- ulated reservoir volume (SRV) is one of the keys to improving well designs, the suite of monitoring techniques for defining SRV includes chemical tracers, tiltmeters, 4-D seismic is simple: Seismic rays sample the travel time when passing through the object, such as a reservoir

  14. Competition and compensation among cattle, zebras, and elephants in a semi-arid savanna in Laikipia, Kenya

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    Palmer, Todd M.

    Competition and compensation among cattle, zebras, and elephants in a semi-arid savanna in Laikipia mammalian herbivores have been independently manip- ulated since 1995. In plots from which cattle were). Vegetation data indicate that cattle fully compensate for the absence of wildlife; all plots accessible

  15. MULTISPECTRAL OBJECT SEGMENTATION AND RETRIEVAL IN SURVEILLANCE C. O Conaire, N. E. O'Connor, E. Cooke, A. F. Smeaton

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    Ó Conaire, Ciarán

    ABSTRACT This paper describes a system for object segmentation and feature extraction for surveillance video. Segmentation is per- formed by a dynamic vision system that fuses information from thermal or reviewing hours of surveillance video has stim- ulated research in computer vision techniques for visual sur

  16. Mathematisches Forschungsinstitut Oberwolfach Report No. 54/2010

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    Arnold, Anton

    ": they are promising young researchers working in the US. About half of the participants gave a presentation, where to the Maxwellian case. Dolera and Regazini use probabilistic methods. Non-traditional applications of kinetic be used to sim- ulate the turbulent evolution in a fusion reactor, as in the ITER project. Finally, C

  17. ExperimentalEvolutionofPathogens Vaughn S. Cooper

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    multiple factors that could affect the pop- ulation biology of pathogens and ultimately favor certain Encyclopedia of Infectious Diseases: Modern Methodologies, by M.Tibayrenc Copyright © 2007 John Wiley & Sons of a coronavirus capable of causing SARS (Chapter 9, this volume)? Modern biology typically probes these questions

  18. Approximate Solutions to Several Visibility Optimization Problems

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    Ferguson, Thomas S.

    on the route. These problems are similar to the art gallery and watchman route problems, respectively. We propose a greedy iterative algorithm, formulated in the level set framework as the solution to the art that divides a domain () pop- ulated with occluders into visible and invisible regions as observed from

  19. Multi-Objective Memetic Evolution of ART-based Classifiers Rong Li, Timothy R. Mersch, Oriana X. Wen, Assem Kaylani,

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    Anagnostopoulos, Georgios C.

    training framework aims to evolve pop- ulations of ART classifiers to optimize both their classificationMulti-Objective Memetic Evolution of ART-based Classifiers Rong Li, Timothy R. Mersch, Oriana X a novel framework for evolving ART-based classification models, which we refer to as MOME-ART. The new

  20. Accurate Static Pose Estimation Combining Direct Regression and Geodesic Extrema

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    Bowden, Richard

    and present a novel approach to combine the results resulting in an improvement over the state-of-the-art. We anthropometric variability in the pop- ulation, variable image capture conditions, complex back- ground, clothing the state-of-the-art

  1. Animating Humans on Handheld Devices for Interactive Gaming

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    O'Sullivan, Carol

    in tan- dem will want to know whether there is a no- ticeable `pop' on the transition from one- der large crowds in real-time. The crowds pop- ulate a city, as in Dobbyn et al. [2], who also in multiple levels of de- tail, right down to the level of Ascii art, and the appropriate representation

  2. [Zukowski, 1986] Charles A. Zukowski. The Bounding Approach to VLSI Circuit Simulation. Kluwer Academic Publishers, Boston, 1986.

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    Kuipers, Benjamin

    ­tank flows using qualitative reasoning. Master's thesis, The University of Texas at Austin, May 1991, Adam Farquhar, and Yumi Iwasaki. Numerical interval sim­ ulation: Combined qualitative and quantitative knowledge in qualitative reasoning. In Proceedings of the Seventh National Conference on Artificial

  3. Proceedings of The Canadian Society for Mechanical Engineering International Congress 2012 CSME International Congress 2012

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    Hayes, John

    - ulator Project (CUSP), a fourth year capstone design project, has incrementally advanced the development motion is achieved by the Eclipse II architecture [7], however its orientation workspace is constrained kinematics require estimating parameters numerically. The Desdemona motion platform [8] uses a fully

  4. Earth'sFuture Can human populations be stabilized?

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    Warren, Stephen

    more than half that of the United States [Inman, 2009; Schiermeier, 2014]. The consequences of sea- lation before it is limited by food supply will be more difficult than is generally appreciated. United of the total pop- ulation. The global average fertility rate could rise even if each country's fertility rate

  5. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 14, 1208512097, 2014 www.atmos-chem-phys.net/14/12085/2014/

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    Meskhidze, Nicholas

    of ambient PM, among the highest levels recorded within the United States, with estimated rates of PM Assessment, State of California, Oakland, CA, USA Correspondence to: C. Sioutas (sioutas@usc.edu) Received partic- ulate matter (PM2.5, dp state of California

  6. Published in: Adv. Neural Information Processing Systems 22. eds. Y. Bengio, D. Schuurmans, J. Lafferty, C. K. I. Williams, A. Culotta.

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    Pillow, Jonathan

    Recent work on the statistical modeling of neural responses has focused on mod- ulated renewal processes-Poisson renewal process (e.g., inhomogeneous gamma pro- cess). Here we show that the two approaches can be combined, resulting in a conditional renewal (CR) model for neural spike trains. This model captures both

  7. Colorado State University's Information Science and Technology Center (ISTeC)

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    Anderson, Charles W.

    of the energy transfer in this system using a bottom-up approach that starts with atomistic sim- ulations. I of quantum systems, a technique called quantum process tomography that is commonly used in quantum, Computer Science Department, and Electrical and Computer Engineering Department "Billions and Billions

  8. This paper presents the development of a simulation program (SUGAR) for planar MEMS devices. The approach

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    California at Berkeley, University of

    ABSTRACT This paper presents the development of a simulation program (SUGAR) for planar MEMS, and high-level sim- ulation package for MEMS. Keywords: MEMS, SUGAR, nodal analysis, nonlinear model, Matlab INTRODUCTION Rapid development of MEMS technology requires CAD tools for support. Most

  9. Harmonic cascade FEL designs for LUX

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    2004-01-01

    1.3: a fully 3D time-dependent FEL sim- ulation code, Nucl.a XUV/soft X-ray harmonic-cascade FEL for the proposed LBNLLBNL-56329 Harmonic cascade FEL designs for LUX G. Penn, M.

  10. Fusion in a Staged Z-pinch

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    Rahman, H. U.; Ney, P.; Rostoker, N.; Wessel, F. J.

    2009-01-01

    York (1978) Teller, E. : Fusion. Academic Press, New York (O R I G I N A L A RT I C L E Fusion in a Staged Z-pinch H.U.implosion the sim- ulated fusion-energy yield is 7.6 MJ,

  11. Copyright c 200x Tech Science Press CMES, vol.x, no.x, pp.1-12, 200x Perfectly matched layer for acoustic waveguide modeling --benchmark

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    Lu, Ya Yan

    waveg- uides, one-way wave equations. 1 Introduction As a simple model used in ocean acoustics [Jensen layer. In numerical sim- ulations for sound waves in the ocean, for example using the Parabolic Equation to solve a range- dependent benchmark problem (wedge with penetrable bottoms) [Jensen and Ferla (1990

  12. Agent-based modelling of stock markets using existing order book data

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    Harman, Mark

    is highly problematic, because such infrequent, rapid intra-day move- ments denote one of the largest market primarily for stock market sim- ulation with a focus on longer time frames than intra-day behaviour. A keyAgent-based modelling of stock markets using existing order book data Efstathios Panayi1 , Mark

  13. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 9, 12091225, 2009 www.atmos-chem-phys.net/9/1209/2009/

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    Meskhidze, Nicholas

    ) driven chemistry-transport model (ACTM) to sim- ulate the evolution of sulfur hexafluoride (SF6 the analysis period (1999­ 2006) and capture salient features of synoptic, seasonal and interannual SF6: P. K. Patra (prabir@jamstec.go.jp) 1 Introduction Sulfur hexafluoride (SF6) represents a powerful

  14. SPACE WEATHER, VOL. ???, XXXX, DOI:10.1029/, Statistical Study of Low-Energy Heliosphere Particle Fluxes

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    these years. The data thus provide measures of the lower energy pop- ulation of particles that a spacecraft cycle varia- tions in energy spectra of solar and interplanetary particles over 27 years from 1973SPACE WEATHER, VOL. ???, XXXX, DOI:10.1029/, Statistical Study of Low-Energy Heliosphere Particle

  15. networked agents forScientific

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    Ramakrishnan, Naren

    our ideas in the context of a particular application, the sim- ulation of gas turbine engines, gas turbine engines typically have tens of thousands of parts, many of which experience extreme, and John R. Rice Ideally, a designer would change some aspect of the engine and then run a simulation

  16. submitted to ApJ A General Relativistic Magnetohydrodynamic Simulation of Jet

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    Nishikawa, Ken-Ichi

    submitted to ApJ A General Relativistic Magnetohydrodynamic Simulation of Jet Formation K a fully three-dimensional general relativistic magnetohy- drodynamic (GRMHD) simulation of jet formation sim- ulation results show that a bipolar jet (velocity 0.3c) is created as shown by previous two

  17. Learning Bicycle Stunts C. Karen Liu

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    Turk, Greg

    Learning Bicycle Stunts Jie Tan Yuting Gu C. Karen Liu Greg Turk Georgia Institute that is riding a bicycle. The two main components of our system are offline learning and online simulation. We sim- ulate the bicycle and the rider as an articulated rigid body system. The rider is controlled

  18. Erratum 1: page 759, right column, line 10. The equation within the text should read

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    ;759 The Sacramento River winter chinook salmon is listed as an endangered spe- cies under the U.S. Endangered Spe of Shasta and Keswick Dams in the 1940s blocked access to these spawning grounds, although pop- ulations had Diversion Dam (RBDD), a flashboard dam with three fish ladders, was completed. Since the completion of RBDD

  19. A Painting Interface for Interactive Surface Deformations Jason Lawrence

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    A Painting Interface for Interactive Surface Deformations Jason Lawrence Princeton University. In this paper, we investigate combining these two approaches with a painting interface that gives the user direct, local control over a physical sim- ulation. The "paint" a user applies to the model defines its

  20. Harry H. Cheng Scientific Programming, Vol. 2, No. 3, Fall, 1993, pp. 4975. Scientific Computing in the C H Programming Language

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    Cheng, Harry H.

    and ANSI C. The definitions for manip­ ulation of these metanumbers in I/O; arithmetic, relational operations in ANSI C are extended in C H . In this paper, mainly new linguistic features of C H in comparison of the C programming language except data structures. Some rough edges incompatible with the ANSI C (ANSI

  1. The Intelligent Home Testbed \\Lambda Victor Lesser, Michael Atighetchi, Brett Benyo, Bryan Horling,

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    Massachusetts at Amherst, University of

    . The IHome pop­ ulation set includes agents like an intelligent WaterHeater, Cof­ feeMaker, Heater, A/C, DishWasher and the availability of resources. For example, if hot water is scarce, the DishWasher agent may elect to run a cold

  2. Membrane-permeant Esters of Phosphatidylinositol 3,4,5-Trisphosphate*

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    Tsien, Roger Y.

    and Howard Hughes Medical Institute, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093 Phosphoinositide 3-OH kinases for stim- ulation of hexose transport. In T84 epithelial monolay- ers, di-C12-PIP3/AM mimicked epidermal

  3. Machine Vision Techniques for the Evaluation of Animal Behaviour

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    Magee, Derek

    in accordance with the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy U NIVERS ITY OF LEEDS The University of Leeds School of Computing October 2000 The candidate confirms that the work submitted is his own would like to thank my colleagues in the Leeds Vision Group (past and present) for many stim- ulating

  4. (c)2001 American Institute of Aeronautics & Astronautics or Published with Permission of Author(s) and/or Author(s)' Sponsoring Organization. AIAA 2001-2842

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    Mohseni, Kamran

    Streets Kamran Mohseni Division of Engineering and Applied Science California Institute of Technology-81, California Institute of Technology. mohseniOcds.caltech.edu ABSTRACT Periodic vortex streets, often-dimensional Euler equations. Similar to the vortex ring pinch-off process it is spec- ulated

  5. i n t e r f a c e 1 8 0 7 4 0 -7 4 5 9 / 9 7 / $ 1 0 . 0 0 1 9 9 7 I E E E M A R C H / A P R I L 1 9 9 7

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    Shneiderman, Ben

    , if users enter the search string "direct manipulation" the results will vary depending on the search engine if the terms are in close proximity, a Boolean search on "direct" AND "manip- ulation," a Boolean search presents a conceptual framework for improving Web search interfaces. --Jakob Nielsen SEARCHING TEXTUAL

  6. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 13, 79617982, 2013 www.atmos-chem-phys.net/13/7961/2013/

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    Meskhidze, Nicholas

    Mati`ere en Astrophysique, Observatoire de Paris, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Paris represent the observations best except for the northern part of the Amazon basin and the Manaus area. WRF activity, the monthly CH4 bud- get for the Amazon basin obtained from four different sim- ulations ranges

  7. Effect of composition on adsorption of water on perfect olivine surfaces

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    Deymier, Pierre

    4 Department of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge, USA The origin of water in the terrestrial be a viable source of water in the terrestrial planets. Gases coexist with dust in the accretion disk for long- ulations to gain an understanding of the kinetics of desorption. In this talk we will present the results

  8. AEROSOL-CLOUD INTERACTIONS CONTROL OF EARTH RADIATION AND LATENT HEAT RELEASE BUDGETS

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    Daniel, Rosenfeld

    AEROSOL-CLOUD INTERACTIONS CONTROL OF EARTH RADIATION AND LATENT HEAT RELEASE BUDGETS D. ROSENFELD simulations show that cloud development is strongly mod- ulated by the impact of cloud-aerosol interactions on precipitation forming processes. New insights into the mechanisms by which aerosols dominate the cloud cover

  9. Optimal Allocation of Bandwidth for Minimum Battery Consumption

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    Cosman, Pamela C.

    Optimal Allocation of Bandwidth for Minimum Battery Consumption Qinghua Zhao, Pamela C. Cosman, a power amplifier utilizes battery energy more efficiently with a higher transmission power. For a given of the bandwidth among source coding, channel coding and mod- ulation result in different amounts of battery usage

  10. Intervention Analysis of Hurricane Effects on Snail Abundance in a Tropical Forest Using

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    Willig, Michael

    Intervention Analysis of Hurricane Effects on Snail Abundance in a Tropical Forest Using Long disturbances, such as hurricanes, have profound effects on pop- ulations, either directly by causing mortality of resources. In the last 20 years, two major disturbances, Hurricane Hugo in 1989 and Hurricane Georges

  11. Lab Research Yields the Biggest Chill Lab Research Yields the Biggest Chill

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    Gets Insurance Cover Against Ecological Disasters q Rising Sea Levels Erode Half Of Bangladesh's Biggest Island: Study q White House Environment Adviser's Move To ExxonMobil Criticized q Analysis: Bush

  12. PETER S. K. KNAPPETT, PhD Assistant Professor, Department of Geology & Geophysics, Texas A&M University

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    Bacteria and Pathogens to Aquifers in Rural Bangladesh" Graduate Courses: Advanced Soil Chemistry, Contaminant Hydrogeology, Field Methods in Hydrogeology, Groundwater Modeling, Centrifuge Techniques in Groundwater, Advanced Immunology Advisor: Monica B. Emelko Honours Bachelor of Science, Earth Science Minor

  13. Editors Kirsten Halsns & Amit Garg ENERGY, CLIMATE

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    Editors Kirsten Halsnæs & Amit Garg ENERGY, CLIMATE Sustainable Development, Energy and Climate Development, Energy and Climate Exploring Synergies and Tradeoffs Methodological Issues and Case Studies from Brazil, China, India, South Africa, Bangladesh and Senegal Editors Kirsten Halsnæs & Amit Garg ENERGY

  14. Alternative Fuel News, Vol. 7, No. 3

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    Not Available

    2003-11-01

    Quarterly magazine with articles on recent additions to the Clean Cities Alternative Fuel Station Locator database, biodiesel buying co-ops, and developing the CNG infrastructure in Bangladesh. Also a memo from CIVITAS 2003.

  15. Making climate adaptation work : strategies for resource constrained South Asian mega-cities

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    Dutta-Koehler, Madhu Chhanda

    2013-01-01

    This dissertation compares the responses of Dhaka, Bangladesh and Kolkata, India to the serious challenges posed by climate change, particularly in the water sector. Drawing on the theories of "adaptation as development" ...

  16. Using Systems Biology Approaches to Elucidate the Mechanisms of Arsenic Reduction in Shewanella Sp. ANA-3

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    Watson, Ruth Pamela Tilus

    2015-01-01

    A. Bangladesh. (2011). Microbes enhance mobility of arsenicof an arsenic respiring microbe from Mono Lake, CA AbstractOF AN ARSENIC RESPIRING MICROBE FROM MONO LAKE, CA A BSTRACT

  17. Essays on development economics

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    Ruthbah, Ummul Hasanath

    2007-01-01

    This dissertation is a collection of three independent papers in empirical development economics. The first chapter studies the effect of a family planning program in Bangladesh, which successfully reduced fertility, on ...

  18. Structural Basis for Activation of Cholera Toxin

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

    Latin American countries that year. A possible eighth pandemic may be incubating in Bangladesh, where a new strain of the bacterium V. cholerae was identified in 1992. The risks...

  19. Impacts of Biofuel Production and Navigation Impediments on Agricultural Transportation and Markets 

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    Ahmedov, Zafarbek

    2013-08-22

    , Paraguay, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, South Africa, Uganda, Ukraine, Uruguay Excess Demand Regions (Importing Countries) Bangladesh, Barbados, Belgium, Bosnia Herzegovina, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Denmark, Ecuador, Egypt, France...

  20. Designing Wireless Sensor Networks as a Shared Resource for Sustainable Development

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    2006-01-01

    upon work supported by the WSN node control device for cablefor our water quality WSN in Bangladesh. The cheapestWe are involved with two ongoing WSN deployments related to

  1. JPRS report: Nuclear developments, [February 25, 1988

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    NONE

    1988-02-25

    This report contains information concerning the nuclear developments of the following countries: Canada, Nigeria, China, Japan, Argentina, Brazil, Jamaica, Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Egypt, Sudan, Ireland, France, Turkey, United Kingdom, and Federal Republic of Germany.

  2. 82nd Field Artillery in Box Canyon 

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    Unknown

    2011-09-05

    Arsenic in drinking water is a problem in many developing nations such as Taiwan and Bangladesh. Currently, no oral binding agent exists for the mitigation of arsenic toxicity. The goals of this research were to 1) screen ...

  3. Texas Rice, Volume IV, Number 7 

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    2004-01-01

    research in Vietnam, Myanmar, Bangladesh, Philippines, Indo- nesia, Egypt and India. Vietnam and Japan both initiated hybrid rice re- search in 1983, although Japanese scientists had been studying hybrid rice production since the 1950s. Ja- pan released...

  4. GOVERNMENT RESPONSE TO SELF-DETERMINATION MOVEMENTS: A CASE STUDY COMPARISON IN INDIA

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    Hariharan, Pritha

    2014-12-31

    Bangladesh in 1971. The years after Independence through the 1950s were full of turmoil with protests and strikes in different parts of the country. Using the combination of an iron hand and the States Reorganization Act of 1956, the leaders of newly... international attention, other movements that are associated with multiple fatalities and human rights abuses are largely ignored. In the northeast, India shares borders with China to the north, Myanmar (Burma) to the east, Bangladesh to the southwest...

  5. Theorizing September 11: Social Theory, History, and Globalization

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    Kellner, Douglas

    2002-04-01

    years more of civil war, setting up the present conflict (see Cooley 2000; Rashid 2001; and Ali 2002). While later in the 1990s, certain U.S. interests would be attracted to the oil and gas possibilities in Afghanistan and would cozy up to and support..., which had done a feasibility study for the project. Enron and Unocal had lavishly courted the Taliban and encouraged U.S. support of the regime since they were deemed the group most likely to stabilize Afghanistan and allow the pipeline to be built.11...

  6. The robustness of agent-based models of electricity wholesale markets

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    Newberry, David

    2012-05-28

    Electricity Market by facilitating cross-border trade to increase competition within each Member State, although progress to- wards e¢ cient use of interconnectors through market coupling has been until recently very slow. With the Third Package, the creation... in such markets, and even harder to model strategic behaviour with transmission constraints (and most interconnectors are heavily congested). Once one abandons the quest for analytic solutions, the way is open to computer sim- ulation that can include more...

  7. Teachers as friendship facilitators

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    Turnbull, Ann P.; Pereira, Lourdes; Blue-Banning, Martha

    2000-01-01

    parents taught me not to judge people by the way they look and the way they act." Teachers as Friendship Facilitators TEACHING Exceptional Children , Vol. 32, No. 5, pp. 66 -70. Copyright 2000 CEC TEACHING EXCEPTIONAL CHILDREN May/ June 2000 67... Retardation, 29(2), 102-117. Marin, G., & Marin, B. (1991). Research with Hispanic pop- ulations. Newbury Park, CA: Sage. Pray, B. S., Hall, C. W., & Markley, R. P. (1992). Social skills training: An analysis of social behaviors selected...

  8. Basketball - Mens - 1931-1940 - 1 

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    Unknown

    2006-04-14

    of changes in other variables including income, pop ulation, and wine processing costs. 3 DESCRIPTION OF THE STRUCTURAL MODEL The econometric model contains four blocks of equations: (a) consumption of domestic and imported wines, domestic wine prices... of "pop wines" and increased promotional effort by the wine industry. This effect was modeled with a dummy variable which takes the value 1 for 1970 and beyond, but zero other wise. Plots of the data also suggested a curvilinear relationship between...

  9. Marketing Cool Storage Technology 

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    McCannon, L.

    1987-01-01

    -09-74 Proceedings from the Ninth Annual Industrial Energy Technology Conference, Houston, TX, September 16-18, 1987 Utility Cool Storage Inducement Progra~ ,.,.. ?? ,.. ,., Utilities With Inducement~ CA -- Southern California Edison San Diego Gas &Electric..., electric utilities have been faced with risin~ construction costs, more strin~ent re~ulations, and increasin~ environmental constraints re~ardin~ development of new generatin~ facilities. As the viability of cool storage has been substantiated. bv...

  10. Sonny Ramaswamy Director of Agricultural Research Programs

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    Source: http://www.eia.doe.gov Petroleum (million barrels/day) USA imports 60% of oil at an annual cost of $250 B The Perfect Storm · September 11, 2001 · Terrorism, Iraq, Afghanistan · Iran, Venezuela, Nigeria · Higher farm income and value · Net energy, CO2, greenhouse gas output in production and use of ethanol

  11. WINTER 2002 19 2001 INDUCTION CEREMONY

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    Cohen, Joel E.

    by Peter Fritsch, entitled "Lesson Plan: Religious Schools in Pakistan Fill Void--and Spawn Warriors of Save the Children for Pakistan and Afghanistan, observed that relatively uneducated hard-line groups. On CNN at the end of September, Fritsch reported, Pakistan's military dictator, General Pervez Musharraf

  12. ResearchMICHIGAN TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY > 2010 TABLE OF CONTENTS

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    world last year when they made a discovery that could mean it's raining less than we think will focus primarily on better energy development and distribution and on earthquake hazard mitigation. "I and Afghanistan. The people I work with are very smart, but the need to balance competing agendas among different

  13. The United States: The Making of National Security Policy John M. Deutch

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    Deutch, John

    as observation or involvement is vast. It begins with Afghanistan and Iraq and extends to China and East Asia. It includes Iran, Africa, the Middle East peace process, Russia, European affairs, functional areas of energy group is with political-military affairs. With other matters, additional agencies may participate

  14. 09/10/2009 17:48Why Chimpanzees Make Bad Suicide Bombers : The Primate Diaries Page 1 of 15http://scienceblogs.com/primatediaries/2009/08/why_chimpanzees_make_bad_suici.php

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    Gardner, Andy

    Search Recent Posts Afghanistan's Arrow and the Cycle of Imperial Hubris Is Bisphenol-A Turning Our Kids that Religion Really Does Poison Everything Jim Lippard on Is Bisphenol-A Turning Our Kids Nasty? Bob O'H on Evidence that Religion Really Does Poison Everything EMJ on Is Bisphenol-A Turning Our Kids Nasty? Jim

  15. The G8 must fund the war against poverty: JEFFREY SACHS. By JEFFREY SACHS

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    COMMENT The G8 must fund the war against poverty: JEFFREY SACHS. By JEFFREY SACHS 768 words 7 June outlays in Iraq and Afghanistan. The G8 should start by remembering its promises. The millennium, the G8 and other signatories urged "developed countries that have not done so to make concrete efforts

  16. Workshop on Computational Linguistics and Clinical Psychology: From Linguistic Signal to Clinical Reality, pages 16, Baltimore, Maryland USA, June 27, 2014. c 2014 Association for Computational Linguistics

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    classifier. 2 Suicide risk and military culture The suicide rate among members of the United States Armed in Iraq and Afghanistan. Sui- cide is now the second-leading cause of death among military personnel). In response to steadily rising suicide rates among military per- sonnel and veterans, researchers, clinicians

  17. Reaching More for Less: Modernizing US International Food Aid Programs 

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    Natsios, Andrew

    2015-01-01

    of International Affairs, is also an executive professor at the Bush School of Government and Public Service. He is a former USAID admin- istrator who managed reconstruction programs in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Sudan. He also served as US special envoy to Sudan...

  18. Geek-Up[09.17.2010]-- Water Blades, Biomass Conversion and Antineutrino Detection

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    Scientists have engineered a blade of water that’s strong enough and fast enough to penetrate through steel, which will help soldiers in Afghanistan disable deadly IEDs, plus researchers are currently testing an aboveground water-based antineutrino detector that will improve monitoring capabilities at nuclear facilities.

  19. Experts Offer Marines Energy-Efficiency Advice

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

    As an early adopter of cutting-edge technologies, the United States military is pioneering energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies in the field. Recently, the Commandant of the United States Marine Corps sent a team to visit bases and camps in Afghanistan to assess and make recommendations on the supply and use of energy and water.

  20. An apparatus to measure fourth sound interactions with helium II in rotation 

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    Burrin, Stephen Eller

    1968-01-01

    the rest of the system (by the main valve) and leak rates observed. Sufficient time (about half an hour) had to be allowed for the styro- foam to stop outgassing. After the system was shown' to be quite 24 tight (in that it will pump down to five... to the thermometer), and using it as a reference point to fix the resistance I gma1 I Valves Pressure gt:ttxng Device to I'onitor balker get, ulator "0" ring seals to hold merbrane on To Pump 'lo gys tern Polished mire screen Thin rubber r:, embrane...

  1. Matrix Metalloproteinase Expression in Contusional Traumatic Brain Injury: A Paired Microdialysis Study

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    Guilfoyle, Matthew R.; Carpenter, Keri L. H.; Helmy, Adel; Pickard, John D.; Menon, David K.; Hutchinson, Peter J. A.

    2015-05-14

    multiple sclerosis subtypes. J. Neu- roimmunol. 136, 46–53. 5. Shigemori, Y., Katayama, Y., Mori, T., Maeda, T., and Kawamata, T. (2006). Matrix metalloproteinase-9 is associated with blood-brain barrier opening and brain edema formation after cortical... expansion.15 Multiple up- stream signaling molecules have been shown to have a role in reg- ulating expression and activation of MMP-9, including cytokines (e.g., interleukin-1b), growth factors (e.g., transforming growth factor TGF-b and vascular...

  2. Tolerance of four sorghum varieties to preemergence application of pendimethalin 

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    Sullivan, Kellen Lee

    1981-01-01

    /atrazine Srassica ~ti Li num US1- tatissimum resistance tolerance uniparental maternal polygenic, heritability 0. 29-0. 34 Souza I4achado Comstock Andersen Simazine/atrazine simazine/atrazine propazine B. oleracea wild pop Senecio ~Sor hum bicolor... and 7l%%u for Tx378. Severe stand reduction of both varieties was experienced at the 1. 12 kg/ha rate with approximately 15/ of the pop- ulation surviving No plants of either variety survived the 2, 24 kg/ha rate. All varieties outgrew the initial...

  3. Highlights from the Fourth International Society for Computational Biology Student Council Symposium at the Sixteenth Annual International Conference on Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology

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    2008-10-30

    that are short and error prone, however they come with considerable advantages. Both De Bona et al. [9] and Rausch et al. [10] developed algorithms to circumvent some of the prob- lems faced with short sequence reads. The first approach employed the additional... . BMC Bioinformatics 2008, 9(Suppl 10):O3. 7. Bohnert R, Zeller G, Clark RM, Childs KL, Ulat V, Stokowski R, Ball- inger D, Frazer K, Cox D, Bruskiewich R, Buell CR, Leach J, Leung H, McNally KL, Weigel D, Rätsch G: Revealing sequence variation patterns...

  4. Physical activity and dietary behaviour in a population-based sample of British 10-year old children: the SPEEDY study (Sport, Physical activity and Eating behaviour: Environmental Determinants in Young people)

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    van Sluijs, Esther M. F.; Skidmore, Paula M. L.; Mwanza, Kim; Jones, Andrew P.; Callaghan, Alison M.; Ekelund, Ulf; Harrison, Flo; Harvey, Ian; Panter, Jenna R.; Wareham, Nicholas J.; Cassidy, Aedin; Griffin, Simon J.

    2008-11-14

    , Kriska AM, Barton BA, Kronsberg SS, Daniels SR, Crawford PB, Sabry ZI, Liu K: Decline in physical activity in 22. Glynn L, Emmett P, Rogers I: Food and nutrient intakes of a pop- ulation sample of 7-year-old children in the south-west of England in 1999... popula- tion-based study from 4 distinct regions in Europe (the Euro- pean Youth Heart Study). Am J Clin Nutr 2004, 80(3):584-590. 33. Ekelund U, Sjostrom M, Yngve A, Poortvliet E, Nilsson A, Froberg K, Wedderkopp N, Westerterp K: Physical activity...

  5. DoD perspective James Short is a visiting professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Maryland

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    Levi, Anthony F. J.

    % Jet Fuel 53% Auto Diesel 8% 11% #12;6 DoD Energy Use Typical DoD Consumption (by BTUs) Marine Diesel personnel or contractors killed or wounded between FY03-07 in attacks on water and fuel convoys Afghanistan ­ One Marine wounded for every 50 convoys in 2010 The Highest PriceThe Highest Price 4 #12;5 DoD Energy

  6. Available at: http://publications.ictp.it IC/2010/018 United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

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    to the processes/protocols of administration of isotope dosage and waste management in place in a nuclear medicine FOR THEORETICAL PHYSICS RADIATION MONITORING IN A NEWLY ESTABLISHED NUCLEAR MEDICINE FACILITY Kamila Afroj1 Institute of Nuclear Medicine and Ultrasound, Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission, P.O. Box 158, Dhaka

  7. AA GGlloobbaall PPeerrssppeeccttiivvee oonn UUnniivveerrssiittyy LLiibbrraarriieess aanndd aa RRooaaddmmaapp ffoorr

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    Khan, Javed I.

    Federated Digital Library...............................................10 4 Trends and Issues Facing://medianet.kent.edu/technicalreports.html Digital Library Consortium of Bangladesh Proposal 2 The library connects us with the insight and knowledge be tested by how well we support our libraries. -- Cosmos Carl SAGAN #12;Technical Report 2006

  8. Everything we know is wrong On 1 April 2057, workers found the body of

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    Loss, Daniel

    such promise for reversing the effects of global warming, winning him the Nobel and numerous other awards unintelligible message, but in truth he left two, both perfectly intelligible. Many people concluded his last by the Sinai LTC facility. But global temperatures continued to rise. Venice was lost, along with Bangladesh

  9. Effects of Black Carbon Aerosols on the Indian Monsoon GERALD A. MEEHL, JULIE M. ARBLASTER,* AND WILLIAM D. COLLINS

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    Arblaster, Julie

    radiation reaching the surface during the dry season, as noted in previous studies. The increased meridional, Thailand, and Malaysia, as seen in observations. During the summer monsoon season, the model experiments of India, Bangladesh, Burma, and Thailand. Analysis of single ensemble members from the multiple

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

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    Cortes, Corinna

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

  11. CRC handbook of agricultural energy potential of developing countries. Volume I

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    Duke, J.A.

    1986-01-01

    The contents of this book are: Introduction, Argentina, Bangladesh, Benin, Bolivia, Botswana, Bourkina (Upper Volta), Brazil, Burma, Burundi, Cameroon, Chad, Chile, Columbia, Costa Rica, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Ethiopia, French Guiana, Gambia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Jamaica, Appendix I. Conventional and Energetic Yields, Appendix II, Phytomass Files, and References.

  12. UKERC Project Final Report Climate change and energy security

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    Jose, Joemon M.

    UKERC Project Final Report Climate change and energy security: Assessing the impact of information security Climate change and energy security Catherine Happer Research Associate, Glasgow University Media to the Bangladesh climate refugee and Glasgow flood scenarios 10 4. Audience studies: Energy security 12 Awareness

  13. Sarah Glynn (2006) This article was published in Socialist History Journal 29 pp5675

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    2006-01-01

    Bangladesh. This study explores the nature and impact of that movement, and its continuing legacy for the British Bengalis. This study explores the nature and impact of the independence movement, and its layers, and how the dictates of `popular frontism' and revolutionary `stages theory' allowed

  14. Institute of Geography Online Paper Series: GEO-020 The Spirit of '71: how the Bangladeshi

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    Bangladesh. This study explores the nature and impact of that movement, and its continuing legacy, and how the dictates of `popular frontism' and revolutionary `stages theory' allowed the radical socialism' and revolutionary `stages theory' allowed the radical socialism of the intellectual leadership to become subsumed

  15. Natural Disasters and Adaptation to Climate Change Edited by Sarah Boulter, Jean Palutikof, David Karoly, and Daniela Guitart

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    Batterbury, Simon

    wave: impacts, public health adaptation and response in France 189 Mathilde Pascal, Alain Le Tertre cyclone Sidr in Bangladesh 264 Bimal K. Paul and Munshi K. Rahman 18 Coffee, disasters, and social-ecological resilience in Guatemala and Chiapas, Mexico 276 Hallie Eakin, Helda Morales, Edwin Castellanos, Gustavo Cruz

  16. Comment on "Arsenic Mobility and Groundwater Extraction in

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    Basu, Asish R.

    -season vertical hydraulic gradients in Bangladesh. Fig. 2 shows weekly measure- ments of water level between 1967 and pre-bomb atmospheric tritium levels of 5 tritium units (TU)], similar to those estimated by Harvey et irrigation pumping took place, clearly indicate that vertical hydraulic gradients and dry-season recharge did

  17. Fi in Gulf Pidgin Arabic

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    Potsdam, Eric; Alanazi, Mohammad

    2014-12-01

    Gulf Pidgin Arabic (GPA) is a simplified communication system established by the non-Arabic immigrants to Gulf countries in the Middle East. In the past decades, millions of people with no Arabic skills have come from countries such as Bangladesh...

  18. CX-100064 Categorical Exclusion Determination

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    NREL – Bangladesh Wind Resources Assessment Project: NREL Tracking No. 14-020 Award Number: DE-AC36-08GO28308 CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.1 Date: 09/11/2014 Location(s): Colorado Office(s): Golden Field Office

  19. IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON SYSTEMS, MAN, AND CYBERNETICS--PART B: CYBERNETICS, VOL. 38, NO. 3, JUNE 2008 771 Bagging and Boosting Negatively

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    Yao, Xin

    IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON SYSTEMS, MAN, AND CYBERNETICS--PART B: CYBERNETICS, VOL. 38, NO. 3, JUNE 2008 for the Promotion of Sciences (JSPS). The work of X. Yao was supported in part by the Engineering and Physical Editor N. Chawla. M. M. Islam is with the Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technol- ogy (BUET

  20. Factors influencing the efficiency of arsenic extraction by phosphate 

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    Yean, Su Jin

    2005-11-01

    of this study were to examine the relationships between phosphate-extractable arsenic and soil iron-oxide composition and to investigate the experimental factors which might influence arsenic-extraction efficiency from rice-paddy soils of Bangladesh by phosphate...

  1. WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION SEA/EH/504 Regional Office for South-East Asia 21 April 1997

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    California at Berkeley, University of

    , including identification of patients by the National Institute of Preventive and Social Medicine (NIPSOM jointly with NIPSOM, Rajshahi University and the Dhaka Community Hospital. The present report focuses as formulate an appropriate method/technique to evaluate arsenic problems in Bangladesh. (2) To develop risk

  2. S U P P L E M E N T A R T I C L E Determinants of Household Costs Associated

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    Rheingans, Richard

    S U P P L E M E N T A R T I C L E Determinants of Household Costs Associated With Childhood households. We used survey data from sites in Bangladesh, India, and Pakistan to estimate the costs borne by households due to childhood diarrhea, including direct medical costs, direct nonmedical costs

  3. Swapan Kumar Gayen Physics Department, The City College of New York

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    Wolberg, George

    Swapan Kumar Gayen Physics Department, The City College of New York 160 Convent Avenue, New York, Bangladesh, 1975 EMPLOYMENT Professor, Physics, City College of New York, New York, New York, 2007-present, 2003 ­ Present Associate Professor, Physics, City College of New York, New York, New York, 2001

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

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    Livingston, R.

    1997-12-31

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

  5. Endohelminths from six rare species of turtles (Bataguridae) from Southeast Asia confiscated by international authorities in Hong Kong, China 

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    Murray, Rebecca Ann

    2004-09-30

    is distributed from the Nicabar Islands, Bangladesh, and Assam, south through Burma, Thailand, Kampuchea, Vietnam, and Malaya, east in Indonesia to Sulawesi and Amboina. It is also located in the Philippines and Celebes. It inhabits lowland water bodies... vulnerable species (Hilton-Taylor, 2000). Cyclemys dentata The Asian leaf turtle is one of two members of the genus Cyclemys. It is distributed from northern India, southward through Burma, Thailand, Kampuchea, Vietnam, and Malaya, to Sumatra, Java...

  6. An Analysis of Toponymic Homonyms in Gazetteers: Country-Level Duplicate Names in the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency’s Geographic Names Data Base 

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    Caldwell, Douglas R.

    2008-08-20

    , Thailand, Burma, and Vietnam in the top 25. Outside of Eurasia, Mexico ranked in the top ten and Brazil and Columbia in the top twenty-five. Figure 1. Map of Number of Toponymic Homonyms. Page 6 Rank Country Count Rank Country Count 1 Russia 35392... 14 Poland 5930 2 China 19363 15 South Korea 5559 3 Iran 17386 16 Thailand 5405 4 Indonesia 16504 17 Burma 4844 5 Afghanistan 10461 18 Brazil 4614 6 Pakistan 9221 19 Ukraine 4358 7 Germany 8454 20 Belgium 4181 8 Mexico 8193 21 Peru 3978 9...

  7. FNCS: A Framework for Power System and Communication Networks Co-Simulation

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    Ciraci, Selim; Daily, Jeffrey A.; Fuller, Jason C.; Fisher, Andrew R.; Marinovici, Laurentiu D.; Agarwal, Khushbu

    2014-04-13

    This paper describes the Fenix framework that uses a federated approach for integrating power grid and communication network simulators. Compared existing approaches, Fenix al- lows co-simulation of both transmission and distribution level power grid simulators with the communication network sim- ulator. To reduce the performance overhead of time synchro- nization, Fenix utilizes optimistic synchronization strategies that make speculative decisions about when the simulators are going to exchange messages. GridLAB-D (a distribution simulator), PowerFlow (a transmission simulator), and ns-3 (a telecommunication simulator) are integrated with the frame- work and are used to illustrate the enhanced performance pro- vided by speculative multi-threading on a smart grid applica- tion. Our speculative multi-threading approach achieved on average 20% improvement over the existing synchronization methods

  8. A Dharani-mantra in the Vinaya-vastu

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    Pathak, Suniti K.

    1989-01-01

    offence (Vinaya-pitaka, Culla-vagga, V. 8.2. (PTS edn). See also' KevaUa SuUa (No. 11) Vol. p 214 (PTS edn). 4. Dutt, N. Early Monastic Buddhism p. 153-158, Calcutta, 1960. 5. Sukomal Choudhuri : Contemporary Buddhism in Bangladesh pp 116... dag gis zas sbyar na ji Ita bu yin pa ma ses nasI de rnams kyi sman pa la dris pa dan{ des _ smras pal 'phags pa dag kyed nyid kyi Slon pa beom Idan 'das ei thams cad (46b:2) mkhyen pa thams edd gzigs pa kho ns nyid yin tel de nyid mkhyen Ie zhes...

  9. Reducing Our Carbon Footprint: A Low-Energy House in Berkeley, Kabul, and Washington DC (LBNL Science at the Theater)

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    Diamond, Rick

    2011-04-28

    How well can we assess and improve building energy performance in California homes? How much energy-and carbon-do homes use in other parts of the world? Rick Diamond, deputy group leader of the Berkeley Lab Energy Performance of Buildings Group, discusses change, global solutions, and the stories of three houses in Berkeley, Kabul (Afghanistan), and Washington, D.C. Diamond, who is also a senior advisor at the California Institute for Energy and Environment, investigates user interactions with the built environment for improved building energy performance. The group has studied a wide range of issues related to energy use in housing, including duct system efficiency, user behavior, and infiltration and ventilation measurements.

  10. LLNL/LANS mission committee meeting

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    Burns, Michael J

    2010-12-06

    Recent events continue to show the national security imperative of the global security mission: (1) Fighting Proliferation - (a) At Yongbyon, 'a modern, industrial-scale U-enrichment facility w/2000 centrifuges' seen Nov. 2010, (b) In Iran, fueling began at Bushehr while P5+1/lran talks delayed to Dec. 2010; (2) Continuing need to support the warfighter and IC - (a) tensions on the Korean peninsula, (b) primitative IEDs a challenge in Afghanistan, (c) cyber command, (d)another Georgian smuggling event; and (3) Countering terrorisms on US soil - (a) toner cartridge bomb, (b) times square bomb, (c) christmas tree bomb. Joint Technical Operations Team (JTOT) and Accident Response Group (ARG) elements deployed to two East Coast locations in November to work a multi-weapon scenario. LANL provided 70% of on-duty field and reconstitution teams for both Marble Challenge 11-01 and JD 11-01. There were a total of 14 deployments in FY10.

  11. Advances in exposure and toxicity assessment of particulate matter: An overview of presentations at the 2009 Toxicology and Risk Assessment Conference

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    Gunasekar, Palur G.; Stanek, Lindsay W.

    2011-07-15

    The 2009 Toxicology and Risk Assessment Conference (TRAC) session on 'Advances in Exposure and Toxicity Assessment of Particulate Matter' was held in April 2009 in West Chester, OH. The goal of this session was to bring together toxicology, geology and risk assessment experts from the Department of Defense and academia to examine issues in exposure assessment and report on recent epidemiological findings of health effects associated with particulate matter (PM) exposure. Important aspects of PM exposure research are to detect and monitor low levels of PM with various chemical compositions and to assess the health risks associated with these exposures. As part of the overall theme, some presenters discussed collection methods for sand and dust from Iraqi and Afghanistan regions, health issues among deployed personnel, and future directions for risk assessment research among these populations. The remaining speakers focused on the toxicity of ultrafine PM and the characterization of aerosols generated during ballistic impacts of tungsten heavy alloys.

  12. Understanding and controlling low-temperature aging of nanocrystalline materials.

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    Battaile, Corbett Chandler; Boyce, Brad Lee; Brons, Justin G.; Foiles, Stephen Martin; Hattar, Khalid Mikhiel; Holm, Elizabeth Ann; Padilla, Henry A.,; Sharon, John Anthony; Thompson, Gregory B.

    2013-10-01

    Nanocrystalline copper lms were created by both repetitive high-energy pulsed power, to produce material without internal nanotwins; and pulsed laser deposition, to produce nan- otwins. Samples of these lms were indented at ambient (298K) and cryogenic temperatures by immersion in liquid nitrogen (77K) and helium (4K). The indented samples were sectioned through the indented regions and imaged in a scanning electron microscope. Extensive grain growth was observed in the lms that contained nanotwins and were indented cryogenically. The lms that either lacked twins, or were indented under ambient conditions, were found to exhibit no substantial grain growth by visual inspection. Precession transmission elec- tron microscopy was used to con rm these ndings quantitatively, and show that 3 and 7 boundaries proliferate during grain growth, implying that these interface types play a key role in governing the extensive grain growth observed here. Molecular dynamics sim- ulations of the motion of individual grain boundaries demonstrate that speci c classes of boundaries - notably 3 and 7 - exhibit anti- or a-thermal migration, meaning that their mobilities either increase or do not change signi cantly with decreasing temperature. An in-situ cryogenic indentation capability was developed and implemented in a transmission electron microscope. Preliminary results do not show extensive cryogenic grain growth in indented copper lms. This discrepancy could arise from the signi cant di erences in con g- uration and loading of the specimen between the two approaches, and further research and development of this capability is needed.

  13. The Baryonic Tully Fisher Relation

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    Sebastian Gurovich; Stacy S. McGaugh; Ken C. Freeman; Helmut Jerjen; Lister Staveley-Smith; W. J. G. De Blok

    2004-11-17

    We validate the baryonic Tully Fisher (BTF) relation by exploring the Tully Fish er (TF) and BTF properties of optically and HI-selected disk galaxies. The data includes galaxies from: Sakai et al. (2000) calibrator sample; McGaugh et al. (2000: MC2000) I-band sample; and 18 newly acquired HI-selected field dwarf galaxies observed with the ANU 2.3m telescope and the ATNF Parkes telescope from Gurovich's thesis sample (2005). As in MC2000, we re-cast the TF and BTF relations as relationships between baryo n mass and W_{20}. First we report some numerical errors in MC2000. Then, we c alculate weighted bi-variate linear fits to the data, and finally we compare the fits of the intrinsically fainter dwarfs with the brighter galaxies of Sakai et al. (2000). With regards to the local calibrator disk galaxies of Sakai et al. (2000), our results suggest that the BTF relation is indeed tighter than the T F relation and that the slopes of the BTF relations are statistically flatter th an the equivalent TF relations. Further, for the fainter galaxies which include the I-band MCG2000 and HI-selected galaxies of Gurovich's thesis sample, we calc ulate a break from a simple power law model because of what appears to be real c osmic scatter. Not withstanding this point, the BTF models are marginally better models than the equivalent TF ones with slightly smaller reduced chi^2.

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

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

    2015-09-01

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

  15. Marginal cost of natural gas in developing countries: concepts and applications

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    Mashayekhi, A.

    1983-01-01

    Many developing nations are facing complex questions regarding the best strategy for developing their domestic gas reserves. The World Bank has addressed these questions in studies on the cost and prices of gas and its optimal allocation among different markets. Based on the average incremental method, an estimate of the marginal cost of natural gas in 10 developing countries proved to be $0.61-1.79/1000 CF or $3.59-10.54/bbl of oil equivalent, far below the border prices of competing fuels in these nations. Moreover, the cost of gas is not expected to rise in these countries within the next 20 years while the reserves/production ratios remain high. The sample involves a variety of gas compositions and production conditions among the countries of Bangladesh, Cameroon, Egypt, India, Morocco, Nigeria, Pakistan, Tanzania, Thailand, and Tunisia.

  16. Strategies of Asian oil-importing countries

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    Yang, M.

    1997-04-01

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

  17. Scientists train honeybees to detect explosives

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    None

    2008-03-21

    Members of the Los Alamos National Laboratory Stealthy Insect Sensor Project team have been able to harness the honeybee's exceptional olfactory sense by using the bees' natural reaction to nectar, a proboscis extension reflex (sticking out their tongue) to record an unmistakable response to a scent. Using Pavlovian techniques, researchers were able to train the bees to give a positive detection response via the PER when exposed to vapors from TNT, C4, and TATP explosives. The Stealthy Insect Sensor Project was born out of a global threat from the growing use of improvised explosive devices or IEDs, especially those that present a critical vulnerability for American military troops in Iraq and Afghanistan, and as an emerging danger for civilians worldwide. Current strategies to detect explosives are expensive and, in the case of trained detection dogs, too obtrusive to be used very discreetly. With bees however, they are small and discreet, offering the element of surprise. They're also are inexpensive to maintain and even easier to train than dogs. As a result of this need, initial funding for the work was provided by a development grant from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency.

  18. Scientists train honeybees to detect explosives

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    None

    2014-07-24

    Members of the Los Alamos National Laboratory Stealthy Insect Sensor Project team have been able to harness the honeybee's exceptional olfactory sense by using the bees' natural reaction to nectar, a proboscis extension reflex (sticking out their tongue) to record an unmistakable response to a scent. Using Pavlovian techniques, researchers were able to train the bees to give a positive detection response via the PER when exposed to vapors from TNT, C4, and TATP explosives. The Stealthy Insect Sensor Project was born out of a global threat from the growing use of improvised explosive devices or IEDs, especially those that present a critical vulnerability for American military troops in Iraq and Afghanistan, and as an emerging danger for civilians worldwide. Current strategies to detect explosives are expensive and, in the case of trained detection dogs, too obtrusive to be used very discreetly. With bees however, they are small and discreet, offering the element of surprise. They're also are inexpensive to maintain and even easier to train than dogs. As a result of this need, initial funding for the work was provided by a development grant from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency.

  19. Unproven screening devices threaten the lives of police and military.

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    Murray, Dale W.

    2010-07-01

    In a world plagued with improvised explosive devices, drugs and dangerous people, the desire to field technology to protect our police and military is providing a fertile market for the proliferation of protection technologies that range from the unproven to the disproven. The market place is currently being flooded with detection equipment making inflated and inaccurate marketing claims of high reliably, high detection probabilities, and ease of operation - all while offering detection capabilities at safe distances. The manufacturers of these devices have found a willing global marketplace, which includes some of the most dangerous places in the world. Despite a wealth of contradictory performance and testing data available on the Internet, sales of these devices remain brisk and profitable. Rather than enhancing the security of police and military personnel, the reliance on these unproven and disproven devices is creating a sense of false security that is actually lowering the safety of front-line forces in places like Iraq and Afghanistan. This paper addresses the development and distribution history of some of these devices and describes the testing performed by Sandia National Laboratories in Albuquerque, and other reputable testing agencies that illustrate the real danger in using this kind of unproven technology.

  20. Nuclear programs in India and Pakistan

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    Mian, Zia

    2014-05-09

    India and Pakistan launched their respective nuclear programs in the 1940s and 1950s with considerable foreign technical support, especially from the United States Atoms for Peace Program. The technology and training that was acquired served as the platform for later nuclear weapon development efforts that included nuclear weapon testing in 1974 and in 1998 by India, and also in 1998 by Pakistan - which had illicitly acquired uranium enrichment technology especially from Europe and received assistance from China. As of 2013, both India and Pakistan were continuing to produce fissile material for weapons, in the case of India also for nuclear naval fuel, and were developing a diverse array of ballistic and cruise missiles. International efforts to restrain the South Asian nuclear build-up have been largely set aside over the past decade as Pakistani support became central for the U.S. war in Afghanistan and as U.S. geopolitical and economic interests in supporting the rise of India, in part as a counter to China, led to India being exempted both from U.S non-proliferation laws and international nuclear trade guidelines. In the absence of determined international action and with Pakistan blocking the start of talks on a fissile material cutoff treaty, nuclear weapon programs in South Asia are likely to keep growing for the foreseeable future.

  1. Elevated levels of plasma Big endothelin-1 and its relation to hypertension and skin lesions in individuals exposed to arsenic

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    Hossain, Ekhtear; Islam, Khairul; Yeasmin, Fouzia [Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Rajshahi University, Rajshahi-6205 (Bangladesh)] [Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Rajshahi University, Rajshahi-6205 (Bangladesh); Karim, Md. Rezaul [Department of Applied Nutrition and Food Technology, Islamic University, Kushtia-7003 (Bangladesh)] [Department of Applied Nutrition and Food Technology, Islamic University, Kushtia-7003 (Bangladesh); Rahman, Mashiur; Agarwal, Smita; Hossain, Shakhawoat; Aziz, Abdul; Al Mamun, Abdullah; Sheikh, Afzal; Haque, Abedul; Hossain, M. Tofazzal [Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Rajshahi University, Rajshahi-6205 (Bangladesh)] [Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Rajshahi University, Rajshahi-6205 (Bangladesh); Hossain, Mostaque [Department of Medicine, Bangladesh Institute of Research and Rehabilitation in Diabetes, Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders (BIRDEM), Dhaka (Bangladesh)] [Department of Medicine, Bangladesh Institute of Research and Rehabilitation in Diabetes, Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders (BIRDEM), Dhaka (Bangladesh); Haris, Parvez I. [Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, De Montfort University, Leicester, LE1 9BH (United Kingdom)] [Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, De Montfort University, Leicester, LE1 9BH (United Kingdom); Ikemura, Noriaki; Inoue, Kiyoshi; Miyataka, Hideki; Himeno, Seiichiro [Laboratory of Molecular Nutrition and Toxicology, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Tokushima Bunri University, Tokushima 770–8514 (Japan)] [Laboratory of Molecular Nutrition and Toxicology, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Tokushima Bunri University, Tokushima 770–8514 (Japan); Hossain, Khaled, E-mail: khossain69@yahoo.com [Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Rajshahi University, Rajshahi-6205 (Bangladesh)] [Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Rajshahi University, Rajshahi-6205 (Bangladesh)

    2012-03-01

    Chronic arsenic (As) exposure affects the endothelial system causing several diseases. Big endothelin-1 (Big ET-1), the biological precursor of endothelin-1 (ET-1) is a more accurate indicator of the degree of activation of the endothelial system. Effect of As exposure on the plasma Big ET-1 levels and its physiological implications have not yet been documented. We evaluated plasma Big ET-1 levels and their relation to hypertension and skin lesions in As exposed individuals in Bangladesh. A total of 304 study subjects from the As-endemic and non-endemic areas in Bangladesh were recruited for this study. As concentrations in water, hair and nails were measured by Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectroscopy (ICP-MS). The plasma Big ET-1 levels were measured using a one-step sandwich enzyme immunoassay kit. Significant increase in Big ET-1 levels were observed with the increasing concentrations of As in drinking water, hair and nails. Further, before and after adjusting with different covariates, plasma Big ET-1 levels were found to be significantly associated with the water, hair and nail As concentrations of the study subjects. Big ET-1 levels were also higher in the higher exposure groups compared to the lowest (reference) group. Interestingly, we observed that Big ET-1 levels were significantly higher in the hypertensive and skin lesion groups compared to the normotensive and without skin lesion counterpart, respectively of the study subjects in As-endemic areas. Thus, this study demonstrated a novel dose–response relationship between As exposure and plasma Big ET-1 levels indicating the possible involvement of plasma Big ET-1 levels in As-induced hypertension and skin lesions. -- Highlights: ? Plasma Big ET-1 is an indicator of endothelial damage. ? Plasma Big ET-1 level increases dose-dependently in arsenic exposed individuals. ? Study subjects in arsenic-endemic areas with hypertension have elevated Big ET-1 levels. ? Study subjects with arsenic-induced skin lesions show elevated plasma Big ET-1 levels. ? Arsenic-induced hypertension and skin lesions may be linked to plasma Big ET-1 levels.

  2. Arsenic remediation of drinking water using iron-oxide coated coal bottom ash

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    MATHIEU, JOHANNA L.; GADGIL, ASHOK J.; ADDY, SUSAN E.A.; KOWOLIK, KRISTIN

    2010-06-01

    We describe laboratory and field results of a novel arsenic removal adsorbent called 'Arsenic Removal Using Bottom Ash' (ARUBA). ARUBA is prepared by coating particles of coal bottom ash, a waste material from coal fired power plants, with iron (hydr)oxide. The coating process is simple and conducted at room temperature and atmospheric pressure. Material costs for ARUBA are estimated to be low (~;;$0.08 per kg) and arsenic remediation with ARUBA has the potential to be affordable to resource-constrained communities. ARUBA is used for removing arsenic via a dispersal-and-removal process, and we envision that ARUBA would be used in community-scale water treatment centers. We show that ARUBA is able to reduce arsenic concentrations in contaminated Bangladesh groundwater to below the Bangladesh standard of 50 ppb. Using the Langmuir isotherm (R2 = 0.77) ARUBA's adsorption capacity in treating real groundwater is 2.6x10-6 mol/g (0.20 mg/g). Time-to-90percent (defined as the time interval for ARUBA to remove 90percent of the total amount of arsenic that is removed at equilibrium) is less than one hour. Reaction rates (pseudo-second-order kinetic model, R2>_ 0.99) increase from 2.4x105 to 7.2x105 g mol-1 min-1 as the groundwater arsenic concentration decreases from 560 to 170 ppb. We show that ARUBA's arsenic adsorption density (AAD), defined as the milligrams of arsenic removed at equilibrium per gram of ARUBA added, is linearly dependent on the initial arsenic concentration of the groundwater sample, for initial arsenic concentrations of up to 1600 ppb and an ARUBA dose of 4.0 g/L. This makes it easy to determine the amount of ARUBA required to treat a groundwater source when its arsenic concentration is known and less than 1600 ppb. Storing contaminated groundwater for two to three days before treatment is seen to significantly increase ARUBA's AAD. ARUBA can be separated from treated water by coagulation and clarification, which is expected to be less expensive than filtration of micron-scale particles, further contributing to the affordability of a community-scale water treatment center.

  3. Deformation Behavior of Sub-micron and Micron Sized Alumina Particles in Compression.

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    Sarobol, Pylin; Chandross, Michael E.; Carroll, Jay; Mook, William; Boyce, Brad; Kotula, Paul G.; McKenzie, Bonnie B.; Bufford, Daniel Charles; Hall, Aaron Christopher.

    2014-09-01

    The ability to integrate ceramics with other materials has been limited due to high temperature (>800degC) ceramic processing. Recently, researchers demonstrated a novel process , aerosol deposition (AD), to fabricate ceramic films at room temperature (RT). In this process, sub - micro n sized ceramic particles are accelerated by pressurized gas, impacted on the substrate, plastically deformed, and form a dense film under vacuum. This AD process eliminates high temperature processing thereby enabling new coatings and device integration, in which ceramics can be deposited on metals, plastics, and glass. However, k nowledge in fundamental mechanisms for ceramic particle s to deform and form a dense ceramic film is still needed and is essential in advancing this novel RT technology. In this wo rk, a combination of experimentation and atomistic simulation was used to determine the deformation behavior of sub - micron sized ceramic particle s ; this is the first fundamental step needed to explain coating formation in the AD process . High purity, singl e crystal, alpha alumina particles with nominal size s of 0.3 um and 3.0 um were examined. Particle characterization, using transmission electron microscopy (TEM ), showed that the 0.3 u m particles were relatively defect - free single crystals whereas 3.0 u m p articles were highly defective single crystals or particles contained low angle grain boundaries. Sub - micron sized Al 2 O 3 particles exhibited ductile failure in compression. In situ compression experiments showed 0.3um particles deformed plastically, fractured, and became polycrystalline. Moreover, dislocation activit y was observed within the se particles during compression . These sub - micron sized Al 2 O 3 particles exhibited large accum ulated strain (2 - 3 times those of micron - sized particles) before first fracture. I n agreement with the findings from experimentation , a tomistic simulation s of nano - Al 2 O 3 particles showed dislocation slip and significant plastic deformation during compressi on . On the other hand, the micron sized Al 2 O 3 particles exhibited brittle f racture in compression. In situ compression experiments showed 3um Al 2 O 3 particles fractured into pieces without observable plastic deformation in compression. Particle deformation behaviors will be used to inform Al 2 O 3 coating deposition parameters and particle - particle bonding in the consolidated Al 2 O 3 coatings.

  4. Science and Technology in Support of U.S. Policy in Central Asia

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    Knapp, R B

    2003-11-04

    The current war with Iraq, international interventions in Afghanistan, and the continuous and seemingly insolvable problems in the Middle East emphasize the importance of supporting stable, healthy countries throughout the Middle East and South and Central Asia. The political alliances and foreign aid promulgated by the Cold War have been seriously strained, creating a more uncertain and unstable international environment. We must stay engaged with this part of the world. New partnerships must be forged. Central Asia represents a mix of political systems - from totalitarian rule to nascent democracy; of economic resources from natural to human; and of cultures from ancient to modern - making it of strategic importance to U. S. national and economic security. The U.S. must remain committed and proactively engaged in the region to promote open and democratic societies attractive to outside investment and to prevent the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction and extremist groups. The U.S is admired for its science and technology and its flexibility in innovation and applying S&T to solve problems. The inherent value that S&T can contribute to advancing U.S. policy goals is the underlying assumption of this report. Science and technology and their applications have much to contribute to social, economic, and environmental sustainability and, therefore, provide a strong foundation for helping the U.S. to implement its policies abroad. The application of concepts such as competition and peer review, open sharing of scientific information through the use of the internet and other information technologies, and the development of international scientific collaborations and networks, can make major contributions to healthy and stable societies in Central Asia. U.S. scientific and technical know-how has much to contribute to U.S. policy goals and easing regional tensions. Science and technology truly can build bridges between nations and cultures while serving the societies in them.

  5. Nuclear energy: Where do we go from here?

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    Muslim, Dato’ Dr Noramly

    2015-04-29

    As Malaysia progresses towards 2020, the depleting resource of oil and gas has forced a re-look at alternatives to replace fossil fuels as energy sources. Among the viable options is nuclear energy, enabling us to meet energy needs and sustain national development in the twenty-first century. Three essential steps Malaysia must take to introduce nuclear power into its energy mix are: energy planning, infrastructure development, and deployment. Malaysia has to face a series of challenges, including public acceptance, waste management, minimizing proliferation risk, and ensuring the security of nuclear plants and materials. Timely development of qualified and competent manpower is a key limiting factor in the development and transfer of nuclear technologies — and education and training take time, effort and money. There is a need for political will. Within the Asian region, China, Korea and Japan are in the forefront in utilizing nuclear power to meet electricity demands. Countries such as UAE, Bangladesh, Vietnam and Turkey are moving ahead with the nuclear option for electricity generation and they have begun planning and construction of nuclear power plants. Against this backdrop, what are Malaysia’s moves? This paper discusses various options and challenges, obstacles and repercussions in meeting future energy demands.

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

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

    2000-04-01

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

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

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    1989-12-01

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

  8. Impacts of different cumulus physics over south Asia region with case study tropical cyclone Viyaru

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    Fahad, Abdullah Al

    2015-01-01

    Tropical Cyclone Viyaru, formerly known as Cyclonic Storm Mahasen was a rapidly intensifying, category 01B storm that made landfall in Chittagong, Bangladesh on the 16th of May, 2013. In this study, the sensitivity of numerical simulations of tropical cyclone to cumulus physics parametrization is carried out with a view to determine the best cumulus physics option for prediction of the cyclones track, timing, and central pressure evolution in the Bay of Bengal. For this purpose, the tropical cyclone Viyaru has been simulated by WRF ARW in a nested domain with NCEP Global Final Analysis(FNL) data as initial and boundary conditions. The model domain consists of one parent domain and one nested domain. The resolution of the parent domain is 36 km while the nested domain has a resolution of 12 km. Five numerical simulations have been done with the same micro-physics scheme (WSM3), planetary boundary layer scheme,NOAH land surface scheme but different Cumulus Parametrization scheme. Four cumulus Parametrization sc...

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

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    Rajen, Gauray

    1999-06-01

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

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

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

    2003-04-01

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

  11. Protein and microRNA biomarkers from lavage, urine, and serum in military personnel evaluated for dyspnea

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    Brown, Joseph N. [Pacific Northwest National Lab. (PNNL), Richland, WA (United States); Brewer, Heather M. [Pacific Northwest National Lab. (PNNL), Richland, WA (United States); Nicora, Carrie D. [Pacific Northwest National Lab. (PNNL), Richland, WA (United States); Weitz, Karl K. [Pacific Northwest National Lab. (PNNL), Richland, WA (United States); Morris, Michael J. [San Antonio Military Medical Center, San Antonio, TX (United States); Skabelund, Andrew J. [San Antonio Military Medical Center, San Antonio, TX (United States); Adkins, Joshua N. [Pacific Northwest National Lab. (PNNL), Richland, WA (United States); Smith, Richard D. [Pacific Northwest National Lab. (PNNL), Richland, WA (United States); Cho, Ji -Hoon [Institute for Systems Biology, Seattle, WA (United States); Gelinas, Richard [Institute for Systems Biology, Seattle, WA (United States)

    2014-10-05

    Background: We have identified candidate protein and microRNA (miRNA) biomarkers for dyspnea by studying serum, lavage fluid, and urine from military personnel who reported serious respiratory symptoms after they were deployed to Iraq or Afghanistan. Methods: Forty-seven soldiers with the complaint of dyspnea who enrolled in the STudy of Active Duty Military Personnel for Environmental Dust Exposure (STAMPEDE) underwent comprehensive pulmonary evaluations at the San Antonio Military Medical Center. The evaluation included fiber-optic bronchoscopy with bronchoalveolar lavage. The clinical findings from the STAMPEDE subjects pointed to seven general underlying diagnoses or findings including airway hyperreactivity, asthma, low diffusivity of carbon monoxide, and abnormal cell counts. The largest category was undiagnosed. As an exploratory study, not a classification study, we profiled proteins or miRNAs in lavage fluid, serum, or urine in this group to look for any underlying molecular patterns that might lead to biomarkers. Proteins in lavage fluid and urine were identified by accurate mass tag (database-driven) proteomics methods while miRNAs were profiled by a hybridization assay applied to serum, urine, and lavage fluid. Results: Over seventy differentially expressed proteins were reliably identified both from lavage and from urine in forty-eight dyspnea subjects compared to fifteen controls with no known lung disorder. Six of these proteins were detected both in urine and lavage. One group of subjects was distinguished from controls by expressing a characteristic group of proteins. A related group of dyspnea subjects expressed a unique group of miRNAs that included one miRNA that was differentially overexpressed in all three fluids studied. The levels of several miRNAs also showed modest but direct associations with several standard clinical measures of lung health such as forced vital capacity or gas exchange efficiency. Conclusions: Candidate proteins and miRNAs associated with the general diagnosis of dyspnea have been identified in subjects with differing medical diagnoses. Since these markers can be measured in readily obtained clinical samples, further studies are possible that test the value of these findings in more formal classification or case–control studies in much larger cohorts of subjects with specific lung diseases such as asthma, emphysema, or some other well-defined lung disease.

  12. Protein and microRNA biomarkers from lavage, urine, and serum in military personnel evaluated for dyspnea

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    Brown, Joseph N.; Brewer, Heather M.; Nicora, Carrie D.; Weitz, Karl K.; Morris, Michael J.; Skabelund, Andrew J.; Adkins, Joshua N.; Smith, Richard D.; Cho, Ji -Hoon; Gelinas, Richard

    2014-10-05

    Background: We have identified candidate protein and microRNA (miRNA) biomarkers for dyspnea by studying serum, lavage fluid, and urine from military personnel who reported serious respiratory symptoms after they were deployed to Iraq or Afghanistan. Methods: Forty-seven soldiers with the complaint of dyspnea who enrolled in the STudy of Active Duty Military Personnel for Environmental Dust Exposure (STAMPEDE) underwent comprehensive pulmonary evaluations at the San Antonio Military Medical Center. The evaluation included fiber-optic bronchoscopy with bronchoalveolar lavage. The clinical findings from the STAMPEDE subjects pointed to seven general underlying diagnoses or findings including airway hyperreactivity, asthma, low diffusivity of carbonmore »monoxide, and abnormal cell counts. The largest category was undiagnosed. As an exploratory study, not a classification study, we profiled proteins or miRNAs in lavage fluid, serum, or urine in this group to look for any underlying molecular patterns that might lead to biomarkers. Proteins in lavage fluid and urine were identified by accurate mass tag (database-driven) proteomics methods while miRNAs were profiled by a hybridization assay applied to serum, urine, and lavage fluid. Results: Over seventy differentially expressed proteins were reliably identified both from lavage and from urine in forty-eight dyspnea subjects compared to fifteen controls with no known lung disorder. Six of these proteins were detected both in urine and lavage. One group of subjects was distinguished from controls by expressing a characteristic group of proteins. A related group of dyspnea subjects expressed a unique group of miRNAs that included one miRNA that was differentially overexpressed in all three fluids studied. The levels of several miRNAs also showed modest but direct associations with several standard clinical measures of lung health such as forced vital capacity or gas exchange efficiency. Conclusions: Candidate proteins and miRNAs associated with the general diagnosis of dyspnea have been identified in subjects with differing medical diagnoses. Since these markers can be measured in readily obtained clinical samples, further studies are possible that test the value of these findings in more formal classification or case–control studies in much larger cohorts of subjects with specific lung diseases such as asthma, emphysema, or some other well-defined lung disease.« less

  13. The mediation of environmental assessment's influence: What role for power?

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    Cashmore, Matthew; Axelsson, Anna

    2013-02-15

    Considerable empirical research has been conducted on why policy tools such as environmental assessment (EA) often appear to have 'little effect' (after Weiss) on policy decisions. This article revisits this debate but looks at a mediating factor that has received limited attention to-date in the context of EA - political power. Using a tripartite analytical framework, a comparative analysis of the influence and significance of power in mediating environmental policy integration is undertaken. Power is analysed, albeit partially, through an exploration of institutions that underpin social order. Empirically, the research examines the case of a new approach to policy-level EA (essentially a form of Strategic Environmental Assessment) developed by the World Bank and its trial application to urban environmental governance and planning in Dhaka mega-city, Bangladesh. The research results demonstrate that power was intimately involved in mediating the influence of the policy EA approach, in both positive (enabling) and negative (constraining) ways. It is suggested that the policy EA approach was ultimately a manifestation of a corporate strategy to maintain the powerful position of the World Bank as a leading authority on international development which focuses on knowledge generation. Furthermore, as constitutive of an institution and reflecting the worldviews of its proponents, the development of a new approach to EA also represents a significant power play. This leads us to, firstly, emphasise the concepts of strategy and intentionality in theorising how and why EA tools are employed, succeed and fail; and secondly, reflect on the reasons why power has received such limited attention to-date in EA scholarship. - Highlights: Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer Conducts empirical research on the neglected issue of power. Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer Employs an interpretation of power in which it is viewed as a productive phenomenon. Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer Analyses the influence of power in the trial application of a new approach to policy environmental assessment. Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer Demonstrates the importance of power dynamics in understanding the successes and failures of environmental assessment.

  14. The structures of marialite (Me[subscript 6]) and meionite (Me[subscript 93]) in space groups P4[subscript 2]/n and I4/m, and the absence of phase transitions in the scapolite series

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    Antao, Sytle M.; Hassan, Ishmael (West Indies) [West Indies; (Calgary)

    2014-05-28

    The crystal structures of marialite (Me{sub 6}) from Badakhshan, Afghanistan and meionite (Me{sub 93}) from Mt. Vesuvius, Italy were obtained using synchrotron high-resolution powder X-ray diffraction (HRPXRD) data and Rietveld structure refinements. Their structures were refined in space groups I4/m and P42/n, and similar results were obtained. The Me{sub 6} sample has a formula Ca{sub 0.24}Na{sub 3.37}K{sub 0.24}[Al{sub 3.16}Si{sub 8.84}O{sub 24}]Cl{sub 0.84}(CO{sub 3}){sub 0.15}, and its unit-cell parameters are a = 12.047555(7), c = 7.563210(6) {angstrom}, and V = 1097.751(1) {angstrom}{sup 3}. The average (T1-O) distances are 1.599(1) {angstrom} in I4/m and 1.600(2) {angstrom} in P4{sub 2}/n, indicating that the T1 site contains only Si atoms. In P4{sub 2}/n, the average distances of (T2-O) = 1.655(2) and (T3-O) = 1.664(2) {angstrom} are distinct and are not equal to each other. However, the mean (T2,3-O) = 1.659(2) {angstrom} in P4{sub 2}/n and is identical to the (T2-O) = 1.659(1) {angstrom} in I4/m. The (M-O) [7] = 2.754(1) {angstrom} (M site is coordinated to seven framework O atoms) and M-A = 2.914(1) {angstrom}; these distances are identical in both space groups. The Me{sub 93} sample has a formula of Na{sub 0.29}Ca{sub 3.76}[Al{sub 5.54}Si{sub 6.46}O{sub 24}]Cl{sub 0.05}(SO{sub 4}){sub 0.02}(CO{sub 3}){sub 0.93}, and its unit-cell parameters are a = 12.19882(1), c = 7.576954(8) {angstrom}, and V = 1127.535(2) {angstrom}{sup 3}. A similar examination of the Me{sub 93} sample also shows that both space groups give similar results; however, the C-O distance is more reasonable in P4{sub 2}/n than in I4/m. Refining the scapolite structure near Me{sub 0} or Me{sub 100} in I4/m forces the T2 and T3 sites (both with multiplicity 8 in P4{sub 2}/n) to be equivalent and form the T2' site (with multiplicity 16 in I4/m), but (T2-O) is not equal to (T3-O) in P4{sub 2}/n. Using different space groups for different regions across the series implies phase transitions, which do not occur in the scapolite series.

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

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    World Bank; Mills, Evan; Mills, Evan

    2008-07-13

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

  16. Retrofiting survivability of military vehicles

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    Canavan, Gregory H [Los Alamos National Laboratory

    2009-01-01

    In Iraq the terrain was such that vehicles could be distributed horizontally, which reduced the effectiveness of mines. In the mountainous terrain of Pakistan and Afghanistan vehicles are forced to use the few, passable roads, which are dirt and easily seeded with plentiful, cheap, intelligent mines. It is desirable to reduce the losses to such mines, preferably by retrofit means that do not greatly increase weight or cost or reduce maneuverability. V-bottom vehicles - A known approach to reducing vulnerability is the Buffalo, a large vehicle developed by South Africa to address mine warfare. It has large tires, high axles, and a reinforced, v-shaped bottom that deflects the blast from explosions below. It is developed and tested in combat, but is expensive and has reduced off-road mobility. The domestic MRAP has similar cost and mobility issue. The addition of v-shaped blast deflectors to vehicles such as Humvees could act much as the deflector on a Buffalo, but a Humvee is closer to the ground, so the explosive's expansion would be reduced. The deflector would also reduce a Humvee's clearance for rough terrain, and a deflector of adequate thickness to address the blast by itself could further increase cost and reduce mobility. Reactive armor is developed and has proven effective against shaped and explosive charges from side or top attack. It detects their approach, detonates, and defeats them by interfering with jet formation. If the threat was a shaped charge from below, they would be a logical choice. But the bulk of the damage to Humvees appears to be from the blast from high explosive mines for which the colliding shock from reactive armor could increase that from the explosive. Porous materials such as sand can strongly attenuate the kinetic energy and pressure of a strong shock. Figure 1 shows the kinetic energy (KE), momentum (Mu), velocity (u), and mass (M) of a spherically expanding shock as functions of radius for a material with a porosity of 0.5. Over the range from 0.5 to 4.5 cm the shock KE is attenuated by a factor of {approx}70, while its momentum is changed little. The shock and particle velocity falls by a factor of 200 while the mass increases by a factor of 730. In the limit of very porous media u {approx} 1/M, so KE {approx} 1/M, which falls by a factor of {approx}600, while momentum Mu does not change at all. Figure 2 shows the KE, Mu, u, and M for a material with a porosity of 1.05, for which the KE changes little. In the limit of media of very low porosity, u {approx} 1/{radical}M, so KE is constant while Mu {approx} {radical}M, which increases by a factor of 15. Thus, if the goal is to reduce the peak pressure from strong explosions below, very porous materials, which strongly reduce pressure but do not increase momentum, are preferred to non-porous materials, which amplify momentum but do not decrease pressure. These predictions are in qualitative accord with the results of experiments at Los Alamos in which projectiles from high velocity, large caliber cannons were stopped by one to two sandbags. The studies were performed primarily to determine the effectiveness of sand in stopping fragments of various sizes, but could be extended to study sand's effectiveness in attenuating blast pressure. It would also be useful to test the above predictions on the effectiveness of media with higher porosity. Water barriers have been discussed but not deployed in previous retrofit survivability studies for overseas embassies. They would detect the flash from the mine detonation below, trigger a thin layer of explosive above a layer of water, and drive water droplets into the approaching blast wave. The blast loses energy in evaporating the droplets and loses momentum in slowing them. Under favorable conditions that could attenuate the pressure in the blast enough to prevent the penetration or disruption of the vehicle. However, such barriers would depend on prompt and reliable detonation detection and water droplet dispersal, which have not been tested. There is a large literature on the theoretical effec