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Controlling Bats in Urban Areas  

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to avoid obstacles and capture insects. Bats also emit audible sounds that may be used for communi- cation. L-1913 4-08 Controlling BATS Damage In urban areas, bats may become a nuisance becauseoftheirsqueaking,scratchingandcrawl- inginattics...

Texas Wildlife Services

2008-04-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Urban Form and Air Pollution in US Urban Areas!  

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of Minnesota Grant No. 0853467 #12;Air Pollution Impacts on Health 2 EPA, 2010 Ozone PM2.5 PM10 Lead NitrogenUrban Form and Air Pollution in US Urban Areas! Center for Transportation Studies Research #12;Purpose and Research Questions 4 Purpose: Explore relationship between air pollution and urban

Minnesota, University of

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Lake Charles Urbanized Area MTP 2034  

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................................................................................................................................ 2-9 National Highway System ........................................................................................................................... 2-10 City of Lake Charles Transit System Routes... transportation. The Lake Charles Urbanized Area is located wholly within Calcasieu Parish and includes the cities of Lake Charles, Sulphur, and Westlake, as well as the unincorporated areas known as Moss Bluff, and Carlyss (see map on following page...

Lake Charles Urbanized Area Metropolitan Planning Organization

2009-08-04T23:59:59.000Z

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Core Holes At Long Valley Caldera Geothermal Area (Urban, Et...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Urban, Et Al., 1987) Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Exploration Activity: Core Holes At Long Valley Caldera Geothermal Area (Urban, Et Al., 1987)...

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Appendix H Colorado Statewide Forest Resource Assessment Urban Influence Areas  

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1 Appendix H ­ Colorado Statewide Forest Resource Assessment Urban Influence Areas Overview of the Urban and Community Forestry Layer 1. Start with Night Lights data and clip to Colorado Boundary code = 11020). a. Create a new shapefile called UrbanInfluenceAreas_withCapacity.shp. b. Add fields

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EFFECTS OF RADIO WAVE PROPAGATION IN URBANIZED AREAS ON UAV-GCS COMMAND AND CONTROL  

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EFFECTS OF RADIO WAVE PROPAGATION IN URBANIZED AREAS ON UAV-GCS COMMAND AND CONTROL Lock Wai Lek In an urban environment, the linkage between UAVs and ground control stations are subjected to multipath multipath can result in a nearly complete loss of command signals, which can limit the UAV's operational

Jenn, David C.

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Understanding Road Usage Patterns in Urban Areas  

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In this paper, we combine the most complete record of daily mobility, based on large-scale mobile phone data, with detailed Geographic Information System (GIS) data, uncovering previously hidden patterns in urban road ...

Wang, Pu

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Riparian areas in urban settings: two case studies from Greece  

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Riparian areas are significant ecosystems due to the numerous and substantial services they provide. These ecosystem services can range from wildlife habitat, water quality improvement, flood mitigation and recreational opportunities. Human developments, including cities and towns are frequently established in the riparian areas and degrade their functionality. Maintaining healthy riparian areas in urban settings that sustain their connectivity with the natural riparian areas should be of a great priority. Fragmented riparian areas lose many of the aforementioned ecosystem services. At the same time healthy riparian areas are aesthetically pleasing, creating a feeling of escape for the inhabitants, while also increasing the real estate value of the adjacent structures. In this study examples of healthy and degraded urban riparian areas from two Greek cities are presented. Overall, the proper restoration and sustainable management of these areas can improve the quality of life in urban settings and maintain the services they provide.

Valasia Iakovoglou; George N. Zaimes; Dimitrios Gounaridis

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Estimating material and energy intensities of urban areas  

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The objective of this thesis is to develop methods to estimate, analyze and visualize the resource intensity of urban areas. Understanding the resource consumption of the built environment is particularly relevant in cities ...

Quinn, David James, Ph. D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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6681 urban area recreation planning [n  

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landsc. plan. pol. recr. (? recreation area planning ); s planificación [f] de zonas urbanas de recreo (? planificación de áreas turísticas y de...

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Logit Models for Estimating Urban Area Through Travel  

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of all trips at an external station that are through trips. The second model distributes those through trips at one external station to the other external stations. The models produce separate results for commercial and non- commercial vehicles...-side interview technique at locations (called external stations) where traffic enters and exits the study area. During the daylight hours of a certain day, survey personnel would direct all vehicles or a sample of vehicles leaving the urban area to stop...

Talbot, Eric

2011-10-21T23:59:59.000Z

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Fact #775: April 15, 2013 Top Ten Urban Areas for Fuel Wasted...  

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

Information &127;Top Ten Urban Areas for Fuel Wasted due to Traffic Congestion, 2011 Rank Urban Area Fuel Wasted due to Congestion (Million Gallons) 1 New York-Newark NY-NJ-CT...

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Carbon storage and sequestration by trees in urban and community areas of the United States  

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Carbon storage and sequestration by trees in urban and community areas of the United States David J forestry Tree cover Forest inventory a b s t r a c t Carbon storage and sequestration by urban trees to determine total urban forest carbon storage and annual sequestration by state and nationally. Urban whole

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Advances in Traffic Restraint Measures in Urban Areas  

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This paper first describes traffic restraint measures applied in urban and/or suburban areas and it assesses the role that these may play in easifying and calming traffic. The nature of these measures and some standard issues in their planning process are presented. The difficulties in the implementation of these measures are then discussed on the basis of a number of 17 traffic management studies carried out in the Athens’ northern suburban area of Maroussi.Following this, the paper proceeds to a further step in the design of such measures by introducing a set of environmental parameters in the whole planning process – the latter determine and affect the environmental quality of urban roads. These parameters are tested in practice for a representative network of roads in the urban complex of Maroussi forming an inner ring road, along which bicycle lanes are introduced and thermal comfort measures are taken. It is proposed these environmental parameters can be involved in the planning process and that can be used as potential tools of an advanced transport policy, which adds the environmental quality of roads to the targets of the whole traffic restraint process.

Evangelos C. Matsoukis

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Chapter_2_Limited_Areas_Vault-Type_Rooms_and_Temporary_Limited_Areas  

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

Limited Areas, VTRs, and Temporary Limited Areas Chapter 2 describes the security procedures adopted by DOE HQ to implement the requirements of the following DOE directives: * DOE Order 473.3, Protection Program Operations * DOE Order 471.6, Change 1, Information Security * DOE Order 475.2A, Identifying Classified Information * Classification Bulletin TNP-32, Classification Guidance for Classified Meeting Locations at DOE/NNSA or DOE/NNSA Contractor Sites or Facilities, dated May 27, 2010 DOE Manual 470.4-2A, Physical Protection, defines seven types of Security Areas that protect DOE employees, facilities, buildings, government property, classified information, nuclear materials and other security interests. Each type of Security Area has its own security

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Sensitivity to electricity consumption in urban business and commercial area buildings according to climatic change  

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Recently, urban high temperature phenomenon has become a problem which results from human activities, the increase in energy consumption, and land-cover change in urban areas ... is increased and results in the d...

Kang-guk Lee; Sung-bum Kim; Won-hwa Hong

2012-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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2014 Headquarters Facilities Master Security Plan- Chapter 2, Limited Areas, Vault-Type Rooms and Temporary Limited Areas  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

2014 Headquarters Facilities Master Security Plan - Chapter 2, Limited Areas, Valut-Type Rooms and Temporary Limited Areas Describes DOE Headquarters procedures for establishing, maintaining, and deactivating Limited Areas and Vault-Type Rooms and protecting the classified information handled within those Areas.

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A critical look at representations of urban areas in global David Potere Annemarie Schneider  

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population to urban area is complicated by high variance in the density of urban settlement, and the large, South and Central America, and Sub-Saharan Africa ("r = 0.78), and lowest in Asia ("r = 0.63). Across City Á Population Introduction How much of the planet is covered by urban land? How are the world

Wisconsin at Madison, University of

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HQFMSP Chapter 2, Limited Areas, Valut-Type Rooms and Temporary Limited  

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

2, Limited Areas, Valut-Type Rooms and Temporary 2, Limited Areas, Valut-Type Rooms and Temporary Limited Areas HQFMSP Chapter 2, Limited Areas, Valut-Type Rooms and Temporary Limited Areas October 2013 2013 Headquarters Facilities Master Security Plan - Chapter 2, Limited Areas, Valut-Type Rooms and Temporary Limited Areas This chapter covers the establishment, maintenance, and termination of areas within HQ buildings where classified activities take place. It covers the requirements applicable to each type of security area, including physical protection measures, controls on the use of electronic devices, restrictions on what security activities can take place, and what security equipment must be present. The procedures in this chapter were developed and are maintained jointly by HS-91 and the Office of Information Security

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The Economic Productivity of Urban Areas: Disentangling General Scale Effects from Local Exceptionality  

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#12;The Economic Productivity of Urban Areas: Disentangling General Scale Effects from Local The factors that explain differences in the economic productivity of urban areas have remained difficult of economic activity in a city in terms of a production function, together with a scaling perspective

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Fact #775: April 15, 2013 Top Ten Urban Areas for Fuel Wasted due to Traffic Congestion, 2011  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

The top ten urban areas across the U.S. accounted for nearly 40% of the total fuel wasted due to traffic congestion in 2011. Highway congestion caused vehicles in the combined urban areas of New...

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Wind-Field and Pollutant Mass-Flow Simulation over an Urban Area  

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The air quality level and its trend in large urban areas are generally deduced from a network of fixed monitoring stations, whose number and distribution depend mostly on economic and local policy factors. Loc...

G. Clerici; S. Sandroni; L. Santomauro

1985-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Survey on Cooling Costs and Related Factors for Apartments in an Urban Area of Osaka  

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A questionnaire survey was carried out to assess cooling behaviors and cooling costs for 290 apartments in an urban area. 1) Cooling costs are strongly related to the number of air conditioners, the months of occupation, and the air conditioner...

Umemiya, N.; Lin, X.; Inoue, G.

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Simulating Flood Propagation in Urban Areas using a Two-Dimensional Numerical Model.  

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??A two-dimensional numerical model (RiverFLO-2D) has been enhanced to simulate flooding of urban areas by developing an innovative wet and dry surface algorithm, accounting for… (more)

Gonzalez-Ramirez, Noemi

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy-Environment-Cost Tradeoffs in Planning Energy Systems for an Urban Area  

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A multi-objective optimization model in which three objectives, i.e., primary energy consumption, CO2 emission and cost are considered, has been developed for planning future energy systems in an urban area. The ...

Hideharu Sugihara; Kiichiro Tsuji

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The limits of public policy intervention in urban logistics: The case of Vicenza (Italy) and lessons for other European cities.  

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1 The limits of public policy intervention in urban logistics: The case of Vicenza (Italy - University of Lyon Laetitia DABLANC, INRETS Abstract For over fifteen years, the subject of urban logistics logistics, local policy, regulations, urban distribution centres, competition 1. Introduction Freight

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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Landscape and Urban Planning 72 (2005) 265280 Limitations of using landscape pattern indices to evaluate the  

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Landscape and Urban Planning 72 (2005) 265­280 Limitations of using landscape pattern indices Landscape pattern indices have been discussed as tools for comparing the ecological consequences of alternative landscape plans and designs. While several landscape ecology investigations have demonstrated

Nassauer, Joan Iverson

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Sound propagation in urban areas: A periodic disposition of buildings  

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A numerical simulation of background noise propagation is performed for a network of hexagonal buildings. The obtained results suggest that the prediction of background noise in urban spaces is possible by means of a modified diffusion equation using two parameters: the diffusion coefficient that expresses the spreading out of noise resulting from diffuse scattering and multiple reflections by buildings, and an attenuation term accounting for the wall absorption, atmospheric attenuation, and absorption by the open top. The dependence of the diffusion coefficient with geometrical shapes and the diffusive nature of the buildings are investigated in the case of a periodic disposition of hexagonal buildings.

J. Picaut; J. Hardy; L. Simon

1999-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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BERNAL et al Local development in peri-urban and rural areas  

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BERNAL et al Local development in peri-urban and rural areas based on co-management for small water, and propose predefined variables to analyze some Colombian small communities located in rural areas in order management; Colombia INTRODUCTION The sector of water and sewage services in Colombia have experimented

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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

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

Brown, Justin L.; /Ohio State U.

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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OYEDOTUN, T. D. T. Urban water usages in Egbeda area of Oyo State,  

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OYEDOTUN, T. D. T. Urban water usages in Egbeda area of Oyo State, Nigeria Temitope Dare Timothy, Akungba-Akoko, Ondo State, Nigeria. (E-mail: oyedotuntim@yahoo.com ) Abstract The increasing urbanisation. 149 households were sampled to evaluate their water usages and needs through the use of prepared

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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Fusion of Feature-and Area-Based Information for Urban Buildings Modeling from Aerial Imagery  

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Fusion of Feature- and Area-Based Information for Urban Buildings Modeling from Aerial Imagery on Graph Cuts. The fusion pro- cess exploits the advantages of both information sources and thus yields the complete geometry of the build- ing. The fusion of those sparse features is very fragile as there is no way

Giger, Christine

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Gasoline price effects on traffic safety in urban and rural areas: Evidence from Minnesota, 19982007  

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Gasoline price effects on traffic safety in urban and rural areas: Evidence from Minnesota, 1998 February 2012 Received in revised form 3 May 2013 Accepted 24 May 2013 Keywords: Gasoline prices Traffic examines the role of gasoline prices in the occurrence of traffic crashes. However, no studies have

Levinson, David M.

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Studies of carbon monoxide diffusion in an urban area  

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3 40 ( )-, 7) 50 I I ) 'I ' 0 (. ' i . l') 4! !, , /' / 600 700 TRAFFTC/15 N!. Ii Fig. 14. Carl~co moaoxicle come. atrat ion v, traffic for Sampler 2 fro' t 12 15PN7 00PYCI/To ? 'JU)v 20' 1969(r'057) 29 if] 8!. & vcti jr. ';"; /I 7... correlation co"fficient 0. 47% 16. 6% 2. 44% 0. 13% Table 10 sboms 95/ confislence limits for average values for the three days. T1-e...

Thomas, John Charles

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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NKS Conference on Radioactive Contamination in Urban Areas Ris National Laboratory, DK-4000 Roskilde, Denmark, 7 -9 May, 2003  

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NKS Conference on Radioactive Contamination in Urban Areas Risø National Laboratory, DK-4000 vegetation to reduce 1 #12;NKS Conference on Radioactive Contamination in Urban Areas Risø National Roskilde, Denmark, 7 - 9 May, 2003 Radiation protection and decision-making on cleanup of contaminated

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Indoor and Outdoor in Situ High-Resolution Gamma Radiation Measurements in Urban Areas of Cyprus  

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In situ, high-resolution, gamma-ray spectrometry of a total number of 70 outdoor and 20 indoor representative measurements were performed in preselected, common locations of the main urban areas of Cyprus. Specific activities and gamma absorbed dose rates in air due to the naturally occurring radionuclides of Th-232 and U-238 series, and K-40 are determined and discussed. Effective dose rate to the Cyprus population due to terrestrial gamma radiation is derived directly from this work. The results obtained outdoors match very well with those derived previously by high-resolution gamma spectrometry of soil samples, which were collected from the main island bedrock surface. This implies that the construction and building materials in urban areas do not affect the external gamma dose rate; thus they are mostly of local origin. Finally, the indoor/outdoor gamma dose ratio was found to be 1.4 +- 0.5.

E. Svoukis; H. Tsertos

2006-10-02T23:59:59.000Z

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Classification of urban historic areas through multi?sensorial perception and expectation.  

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The historic areas of cities are often under renewal processes. Although the general aims are to increase tourist attraction to protect and restore the cultural heritage and to improve quality of life for the local citizens the renewal processes are generally based on architectural and design projects that privilege the visual perception. This approach does not take into account that the perception and enjoyment of the atmosphere in a historic area is a mix of phenomena that should be considered and citizens and tourists perceive these phenomena in a dynamic way (e.g. walking along streets crossing squares) and from different points of view. A new approach for the classification of urban historic areas is proposed. The classification is based on two emotional dimensions (calmness and vibrancy) determined by the variations of environmental parameters such as sound quality and light and aesthetical parameters such as spatiality and urban degradation. Relationships between perceived soundscape and other parameters are under investigation on the basis of the data collected by interviews. A new approach to draw maps dealing with subjective perception and expectation is proposed in the view to be a tool for the urban renewal decisions and more effective and sustainable projects.

Luigi Maffei; Maria Di Gabriele; Giovanni Brambilla; Patrizio Verardi

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Expansion of Urban Area in Irrigation Districts of the Rio Grande River Basin, 1996 - 2006: A Map Series  

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The border region of Texas is experiencing rapid urban growth which is expected to have a continuing and increasing impact on the irrigation districts of the region. This report presents an analysis of the expansion of urban area during the ten year...

Leigh, Eric; Barroso, M.; Fipps, G.

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The case for pension plan and university endowment equity investment in brownfields in the urban core of major metropolitan areas  

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The purpose of this thesis is to present a case for institutional equity investment in brownfields in the urban core of major metropolitan areas. Pension plans and university endowments are the primary institutional investors ...

Larsen, Tamara C. (Tamara Candace), 1977-

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Oil vulnerability in the greater Toronto area: impacts of high fuel prices on urban form and environment  

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The rising cost of fossil fuel is a recognized phenomenon, but its impact ... . Understanding how the socioeconomic impacts of rising fuel prices might be distributed across urban areas is...2007...)] by incorpor...

S. Akbari; K. Nurul Habib

2014-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Modeling urban growth and land use/land cover change in the Houston Metropolitan Area from 2002 - 2030  

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spatially explicit cellular automata model, to simulate future (2002-2030) urban growth in the Houston metropolitan area, one of the fastest growing metropolises in the United States during the past decades. The model is calibrated with historical data...

Oguz, Hakan

2005-08-29T23:59:59.000Z

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Understanding motivations of potential partners to develop a public outdoor recreation center in an urban area  

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Abstract Participation in traditional outdoor activities has declined in recent decades, causing concern for agencies involved in managing areas where citizens can pursue these activities. With limited resources to address this complex challenge, collaboration among several stakeholders seems to provide a win–win solution. An outdoor center that offers activities such as fishing, hunting, trapping and canoeing is one collaborative option. The purpose of this study is to better understand the motivations of organizations to collaborate in the development and operation of an outdoor center in the U.S. state of Michigan. Expectancy theory and social exchange theory provided a unique approach to understanding potential partners? expectations regarding positive outcomes and costs of collaboration. Through semi-structured interviews with potential partners, researchers found that a prevalent expected benefit of collaboration is the presence of a venue near diverse, urban populations at which to conduct outdoor programming. In addition, patterns emerged in the anticipated benefits from (and contributions to) the partnership based on the types of organizations interviewed. Insights into organizations? motivations to collaborate, based on these two theoretical frameworks, will aid recreation providers in creating appropriate selection criteria for partners and strategies for engaging them in collaborative projects to enhance outdoor recreation participation. Management implications When planning a new recreation center, it is important to identify potential collaborating organizations, and to integrate and coordinate the expectations of those organizations as early as possible. In order to balance the varying interests, it is helpful for managers: • To categorize potential collaborators based on the nature of their relationship with the initiating organization (e.g., participant-focused, activity-focused, education-focused, manufacturers/retailers), as these classifications are typically characterized by different motivations and expectations; • To understand individual preferences and agendas of each of the respective future partners; • To emphasize the increasing efficiencies associated with cooperation; • To increase their awareness of both benefits and costs anticipated by the potential partners; and • To consider the various types of potential contributions, beyond financial support, that partners can provide. These may include: equipment, experts, participants and volunteers.

Christine Carmichael; Dan McCole

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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PV Analyst: Coupling ArcGIS with TRNSYS to assess distributed photovoltaic potential in urban areas  

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This study presents a means to extend the functionality of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in assessing distributed photovoltaic (PV) potential in urban areas, via the new ArcGIS extension: PV Analyst. A methodology is proposed for coupling ArcGIS with TRNSYS that enables the PV Analyst extension to use the capabilities of 4 and 5-parameter PV array performance models and the irradiance components in TRNSYS for solar energy simulations in geospatial contexts. Because PV Analyst is embedded within the ArcMap environment, part of ArcGIS software package, the strong capabilities of ArcGIS and other ArcGIS extensions such as 3D Analyst, Spatial Analyst and Tracking Analyst can be fully utilized with PV Analyst’s functionalities. This paper describes the concept and details of the extension development, as well as its application to the Pollock Commons area at the Pennsylvania State University.

Yosoon Choi; Jeffrey Rayl; Charith Tammineedi; Jeffrey R.S. Brownson

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Influences of Urban Land-Use on the Frequency of Scorpion Stings in the Phoenix Metropolitan Area  

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and beestings. Between 3000-4000 people in the Phoenix metro area report being stung by scorpions each yearInfluences of Urban Land-Use on the Frequency of Scorpion Stings in the Phoenix Metropolitan Area Nancy E. McIntyre Center for Environmental Studies, Arizona State University Summary Between 3000

Hall, Sharon J.

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Urbanizing terrains  

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Urban "sprawl"in the East Attica area of Athens has dramatically changed the former rural economy in a manner consistent with the urbanizing terrain's underlying properties: agricultural subdivisions, existing centres, ...

Romanos, Christoforos

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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RAINWATER HARVESTING, ALTERNATIVE TO THE WATER SUPPLY IN INDIAN URBAN AREAS: THE CASE OF AHMEDABAD IN GUJARAT  

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RAINWATER HARVESTING, ALTERNATIVE TO THE WATER SUPPLY IN INDIAN URBAN AREAS: THE CASE OF AHMEDABAD, the rehabilitation of rainwater harvesting structures in the Old city of Ahmedabad suggests the necessity their water requirements. Rainwater harvesting is one of them. It was functioning in the Old city of Ahmedabad

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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RAINWATER HARVESTING, ALTERNATIVE TO THE WATER SUPPLY IN INDIAN URBAN AREAS: THE CASE OF AHMEDABAD IN GUJARAT  

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RAINWATER HARVESTING, ALTERNATIVE TO THE WATER SUPPLY IN INDIAN URBAN AREAS: THE CASE OF AHMEDABAD, the rehabilitation of rainwater harvesting structures in the Old city of Ahmedabad suggests the necessity in Ahmedabad and more particularly of the rehabilitation of the rainwater harvesting structures still existing

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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Monitoring of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Bees (Apis mellifera) and Honey in Urban Areas and Wildlife Reserves  

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Monitoring of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Bees (Apis mellifera) and Honey in Urban Areas and Wildlife Reserves ... In fact, rain and wind can clean the flowers and transfer the pollutants to other environmental sectors, and it is also important to consider that the nectar flow, which is usually greater in the spring than in the summer and autumn, could dilute the pollutants. ...

Monia Perugini; Gabriella Di Serafino; Alessandra Giacomelli; Piotr Medrzycki; Anna Gloria Sabatini; Livia Persano Oddo; Enzo Marinelli; Michele Amorena

2009-07-23T23:59:59.000Z

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In-Vehicle Exposures to Particulate Air Pollution in Canadian Metropolitan Areas: The Urban Transportation Exposure Study  

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In-Vehicle Exposures to Particulate Air Pollution in Canadian Metropolitan Areas: The Urban Transportation Exposure Study ... Commuters may be exposed to increased levels of traffic-related air pollution owing to close proximity to traffic-emissions. ... We collected in-vehicle and roof-top air pollution measurements over 238 commutes in Montreal, Toronto, and Vancouver, Canada between 2010 and 2013. ...

Scott Weichenthal; Keith Van Ryswyk; Ryan Kulka; Liu Sun; Lance Wallace; Lawrence Joseph

2014-12-03T23:59:59.000Z

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Free-Space Optical High-Speed Link in the Urban Area of Southern Rome: Preliminary Experimental  

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Free-Space Optical High-Speed Link in the Urban Area of Southern Rome: Preliminary Experimental Set is placed on water particle effects (fog and rain). A semi-empirical model evaluation of these atmospheric, Piazza Pakistan, height 50 m), and the headquarters of the Department of Foreign Trade (point C, Viale

Marzano, Frank Silvio

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Figure 2. Urban lawns have ~ 2x the microbial biomass of native and/or cultivated areas. Viable microbial biomass  

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Figure 2. Urban lawns have ~ 2x the microbial biomass of native and/or cultivated areas. Viable and fertilized Corn: flood irrigated and fertilized Wheat-Fallow: a dryland winter wheat cropping system C and N mineralization rates (data not shown) than other ecosystems, suggesting that energy

Hall, Sharon J.

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Tropical Cyclone Data Assimilation: Experiments with a Coupled Global-Limited-Area Analysis System  

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analysis system at horizontal resolution T62 and a limited-area analysis system at resolutions from 200 km to 36 km. The global and limited-area DA systems, which are both based on the Local Ensemble Transform Kalman Filter algorithm, are implemented using...

Holt, Christina

2014-04-22T23:59:59.000Z

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Temperature inversion breakup with impacts on air quality in urban valleys influenced by topographic shading  

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Urban valleys can experience serious air pollution problems as a combined result of their limited ventilation and the high emission of pollutants from the urban areas. Idealized simulations were analysed in order to elucidate the breakup of an ...

Angela M. Rendón; Juan F. Salazar; Carlos A. Palacio; Volkmar Wirth

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Alternative Formulations for Incorporating Lateral Boundary Data into Limited-Area Models  

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Limited-area models (LAMs) use higher resolutions and more advanced parameterizations of physical processes than global numerical weather prediction models, but suffer from one additional source of error—the lateral boundary condition (LBC). The ...

Martina Tudor; Piet Termonia

2010-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Calibrated Precipitation Forecasts for a Limited-Area Ensemble Forecast System Using Reforecasts  

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The calibration of numerical weather forecasts using reforecasts has been shown to increase the skill of weather predictions. Here, the precipitation forecasts from the Consortium for Small Scale Modeling Limited Area Ensemble Prediction System (...

Felix Fundel; Andre Walser; Mark A. Liniger; Christoph Frei; Christof Appenzeller

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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E-Print Network 3.0 - african urban area Sample Search Results  

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and Medicine 2 GRADUATE STUDY IN AFRICAN AND AFRICAN-AMERICAN STUDIES "...We are where Africa, Summary: is a historian whose research focuses on African-American religious, urban,...

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Estimating suspended sediment concentrations in areas with limited hydrological data using a mixed-effects model  

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Estimating suspended sediment concentrations in areas with limited hydrological data using a mixed of Geography, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada Abstract: Sediment rating curves are commonly used to estimate the suspended sediment load in rivers and streams under the assumption

Venditti, Jeremy G.

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Behind "successful" land acquisition : a case study of the Van Quan new urban area project in Hanoi, Vietnam  

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The transition to a market economy has sparked Vietnam's unprecedented urbanization and industrialization. In order to accommodate the spiraling land demand triggered by urban and economic growth, the Vietnamese government ...

Bui, Phuong Anh, M. C. P. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Multi-scale modeling and evaluation of urban surface energy balance in the Phoenix metropolitan area  

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Physical mechanisms of incongruency between observations and Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF) model predictions are examined. Limitations of evaluation are constrained by: i) parameterizations of model physics, ii) parameterizations of input ...

S.R. Shaffer; W.T.L. Chow; M. Georgescu; P. Hyde; G.D. Jenerette; A. Mahalov; M. Moustaoui; B.L. Ruddell

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Introduction. Climate change and urban areas: research dialogue in a policy framework  

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consuming over 75% of the world's energy use; as human development (as measured by the UN index) energy use solar radiation. Inevitably they contribute to greenhouse gas emissions from fossil fuel combustion and vegetated areas, they are reducing the surface absorption of greenhouse gases and thereby further increasing

Hunt, Julian

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Limiter  

DOE Patents [OSTI]

A limiter with a specially contoured front face is provided. The front face of the limiter (the plasma-side face) is flat with a central indentation. In addition, the limiter shape is cylindrically symmetric so that the limiter can be rotated for greater heat distribution. This limiter shape accommodates the various power scrape-off distances lambda p, which depend on the parallel velocity, V/sub parallel/, of the impacting particles.

Cohen, S.A.; Hosea, J.C.; Timberlake, J.R.

1984-10-19T23:59:59.000Z

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IEEE/ISPRS Joint Workshop on Remote Sensing and Data Fusion over Urban Areas -PAPER # 92 1 Abstract--This paper demonstrates the benefits of fused  

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IEEE/ISPRS Joint Workshop on Remote Sensing and Data Fusion over Urban Areas - PAPER # 92 1. Index Terms--methods for data fusion, fusion of images, ARSIS, Marseille I. INTRODUCTION N various. Hence research has developed, which aims at proposing algorithms for fusing both types of images

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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Influences of wildland–urban interface and wildland hiking areas on experiential recreation outcomes and environmental setting preferences  

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Abstract Little is known about the beneficial outcomes (e.g., experiential benefits sought and achieved, place meanings) and environmental setting preferences across varying recreation areas. The purpose of this study is to better understand differences in the experiential recreation outcomes and setting preferences of Florida National Scenic Trail hikers by segmenting and comparing two groups based on the type of natural area they hiked: wildland–urban interface (WUI) visitors and wildland visitors, somewhat equivalent to the Recreation Opportunity Spectrum (ROS) construct. This study utilized physical development density criteria (i.e., percent natural vegetation coverage, housing density per acre) obtained from a Geographic Information Systems (GIS) database for the recreation setting classification. The wildland visitor group had stronger preferences for achievement and environmental exploration benefits and for more natural settings, while mental and physical health/wellness and in-group social bonding benefits were equally important for both groups. Ecological integrity was ascribed more strongly by the wildland group, and WUI visitors more strongly identified with the community identity construct. These results verify most ROS precepts and show that varying ROS type settings provide experiential outcome opportunities consistent with ROS parameters, though some refinements for WUI settings were identified.

Namyun Kil; Taylor V. Stein; Stephen M. Holland

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Systematic Fast Neutron Background Measurement Fluctuations in an Urban Area Using a Mobile Detection System  

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Neutron background measurements using a mobile trailer-based system were conducted in Knoxville, Tennessee. The 0.5 m2 system consisting of 8 EJ-301 liquid scintillation detectors was used to collect neutron background measurements in order to better understand the systematic background variations that depend solely on the street-level measurement position in a local, downtown area. Data was collected along 5 different streets in the downtown Knoxville area, and the measurements were found to be repeatable. Using 10 min measurements, fractional uncertainty in each measured data point was <2%. Compared with fast neutron background count rates measured away from downtown Knoxville, a reduction in background count rates ranging from 10-50% was observed in the downtown area, sometimes varying substantially over distances of tens of meters. These reductions are attributed to the shielding of adjacent buildings, quantified in part here by the metric angle-of-open-sky. The adjacent buildings may serve to shield cosmic ray neutron flux.

Iyengar, Anagha S [ORNL; Beach, Matthew R [ORNL; Newby, Jason [ORNL; Fabris, Lorenzo [ORNL; Heilbronn, Lawrence [University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UTK); Hayward, J P [University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UTK)

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Limiter  

DOE Patents [OSTI]

A limiter with a specially contoured front face accommodates the various power scrape-off distances .lambda..sub.p, which depend on the parallel velocity, V.sub..parallel., of the impacting particles. The front face of the limiter (the plasma-side face) is flat with a central indentation. In addition, the limiter shape is cylindrically symmetric so that the limiter can be rotated for greater heat distribution.

Cohen, Samuel A. (Hopewell, NJ); Hosea, Joel C. (Princeton, NJ); Timberlake, John R. (Allentown, NJ)

1986-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Wide-Area Situational Awareness of Power Grids with Limited Phasor Measurements  

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Lack of situational awareness has been identified as one of root causes for the August 14, 2003 Northeast Blackout in North America. To improve situational awareness, the Department of Energy (DOE) launched several projects to deploy Wide Area Measurement Systems (WAMS) in different interconnections. Compared to the tens of thousands of buses, the number of Phasor Measurement Units (PMUs) is quite limited and not enough to achieve the observability for the whole interconnections. To utilize the limited number of PMU measurements to improve situational awareness, this paper proposes to combine PMU measurement data and power flow equations to form a hybrid power flow model. Technically, a model which combines the concept of observable islands and modeling of power flow conditions, is proposed. The model is called a Hybrid Power Flow Model as it has both PMU measurements and simulation assumptions, which describes prior knowledge available about whole power systems. By solving the hybrid power flow equations, the proposed method can be used to derive power system states to improve the situational awareness of a power grid.

Zhou, Ning; Huang, Zhenyu; Nieplocha, Jarek; Nguyen, Tony B.

2006-09-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Limited-Area Fourier Spectral Models and Data Analysis Schemes: Windows, Fourier Extension, Davies Relaxation, and All That  

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Regional spectral models have previously periodized and blended limited-area data through ad hoc low-order schemes justified by intuition and empiricism. By using infinitely differentiable “window functions” or “bells” borrowed from wavelet ...

John P. Boyd

2005-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Effects of Urbanization on Sediment Microbial Communities in Lotic Ecosystems.  

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?? The world is becoming increasingly urbanized, with the majority of the world's population now living in urban areas. Urbanization has the potential to significantly… (more)

Drury, Bradley

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Localisation of freight consolidation centres serving small road hauliers in a wider urban area: barriers for more efficient freight deliveries in Gothenburg  

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Abstract This paper discusses the negative impacts of freight transport growth, especially in and around urban areas. Over time, a growing number of road freight vehicles have delivered less freight over longer distances, while average load factors have been reduced. This development is unsatisfactory, as transport capacity that could have been used more efficiently is lost. To mitigate negative impact, it has been suggested that freight consolidation and better planned localisation of freight consolidation centres (FCCs) would improve city logistics. Based on primary data, this paper investigates the potential to establish urban \\{FCCs\\} intended for small road hauliers (SRHs) delivering goods to the retail sector in a wider geographical area, the Gothenburg region in Sweden. While the findings show that a large majority of \\{SRHs\\} could reach potential FCC locations in a short time, congestion affects deliveries and several factors, many of which were observed already in the 1970s, restrict FCC establishments. Under present conditions, there is little scope for \\{SRHs\\} to successfully deliver goods to retailers in the Gothenburg region from FCCs; therefore, a more efficient urban transport system from a business or societal perspective is unlikely. Policy makers need to take into consideration the different segments, requirements, and characteristics of different cities before venturing into costly FCC projects.

Jerry Olsson; Johan Woxenius

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Variation of urban momentum roughness length with land use in the upwind source area, as observed in two UK cities.  

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in two UK cities. G.G.Rooney (gabriel.rooney@metoffice.com), I.D.Longley and J.F.Barlow Met Office Field fraction of different cover types, Birmingham 20 4 roughness lengths against wind direction, Salford 21 5 in building wakes to its blended final state at some height above the urban canopy, for a real city, tests

Reading, University of

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Dose Modeling Evaluations and Technical Support Document For the Authorized Limits Request for the DOE-Owned Property Outside the Limited Area, Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant Paducah, Kentucky  

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Environmental assessments and remediation activities are being conducted by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) at the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant (PGDP), Paducah, Kentucky. The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE), a DOE prime contractor, was contracted by the DOE Portsmouth/Paducah Project Office (DOE-PPPO) to conduct radiation dose modeling analyses and derive single radionuclide soil guidelines (soil guidelines) in support of the derivation of Authorized Limits (ALs) for 'DOE-Owned Property Outside the Limited Area' ('Property') at the PGDP. The ORISE evaluation specifically included the area identified by DOE restricted area postings (public use access restrictions) and areas licensed by DOE to the West Kentucky Wildlife Management Area (WKWMA). The licensed areas are available without restriction to the general public for a variety of (primarily) recreational uses. Relevant receptors impacting current and reasonably anticipated future use activities were evaluated. In support of soil guideline derivation, a Conceptual Site Model (CSM) was developed. The CSM listed radiation and contamination sources, release mechanisms, transport media, representative exposure pathways from residual radioactivity, and a total of three receptors (under present and future use scenarios). Plausible receptors included a Resident Farmer, Recreational User, and Wildlife Worker. single radionuclide soil guidelines (outputs specified by the software modeling code) were generated for three receptors and thirteen targeted radionuclides. These soil guidelines were based on satisfying the project dose constraints. For comparison, soil guidelines applicable to the basic radiation public dose limit of 100 mrem/yr were generated. Single radionuclide soil guidelines from the most limiting (restrictive) receptor based on a target dose constraint of 25 mrem/yr were then rounded and identified as the derived soil guidelines. An additional evaluation using the derived soil guidelines as inputs into the code was also performed to determine the maximum (peak) dose for all receptors. This report contains the technical basis in support of the DOE?s derivation of ALs for the 'Property.' A complete description of the methodology, including an assessment of the input parameters, model inputs, and results is provided in this report. This report also provides initial recommendations on applying the derived soil guidelines.

Boerner, A. J. [Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE), Oak Ridge, TN (United States). Independent Environmental Assessment and Verification Program; Maldonado, D. G. [Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE), Oak Ridge, TN (United States). Independent Environmental Assessment and Verification Program; Hansen, Tom [Ameriphysics, LLC (United States)

2012-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Painting an Area by Swarm of Mobile Robots with Limited Visibility  

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This paper presents a distributed algorithm for painting a priori known obstacle free rectangular region by swarm of mobile robots with limited visibility capability. We have assumed ... non overlapping strips, a...

Deepanwita Das; Srabani Mukhopadhyaya

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Housing growth in and near United States protected areas limits their conservation value  

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...II). By contrast, national forests are managed for sustainable use and are afforded the least protection...administrative boundaries of national forests is prized real estate. Future Housing Growth in and near Protected Areas...

Volker C. Radeloff; Susan I. Stewart; Todd J. Hawbaker; Urs Gimmi; Anna M. Pidgeon; Curtis H. Flather; Roger B. Hammer; David P. Helmers

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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CDX-U Operation with a Large Area Liquid Lithium Limiter  

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The Current Drive experiment-Upgrade (CDX-U) at the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory has begun experiments with a fully toroidal liquid lithium limiter. CDX-U is a compact [R = 34 cm, a = 22 cm, B(subscript)toroidal = 2 kG, I(subscript)P = 100 kA, T(subscript)e(0) {approx} 100 eV, n(subscript)e(0) {approx} 5 x 10{sup 19} m{sup -3}] short-pulse (<25 msec) spherical torus with extensive diagnostics. The limiter, which consists of a shallow circular stainless steel tray of radius 34 cm and width 10 cm, can be filled with lithium to a depth of a few millimeters, and forms the lower limiting surface for the discharge. Heating elements beneath the tray are used to liquefy the lithium prior to the experiment. Surface coatings are evident on part of the lithium. Despite the surface coatings, tokamak discharges operated in contact with the lithium-filled tray show evidence of reduced impurities and recycling. The reduction in recycling is largest when the lithium is liquefied by heating to 250 degrees Celsius.

R. Majeski; M. Boaz; D. Hoffman; B. Jones; R. Kaita; H. Kugel; T. Munsat; J. Spaleta; V. Soukhanovskii; J. Timberlake; L. Zakharov; G. Antar; R. Doerner; S. Luckhardt; R.W. Conn; M. Finkenthal; D. Stutman; R. Maingi; and M. Ulrickson

2002-07-12T23:59:59.000Z

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Copyright 2003 by the author(s). Published here under licence by The Resilience Alliance. Ricketts, T. and M. Imhoff. 2003. Biodiversity, urban areas, and agriculture: locating priority ecoregions  

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Biodiversity, Urban Areas, and Agriculture: Locating Priority Ecoregions for Conservation Taylor Ricketts1 for biodiversity conservation. In this study, we combine distribution data for eight major plant and animal taxa threats and biodiversity coincide. These areas are clear priorities for biodiversity conservation, where

Vermont, University of

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A tiered approach for the human health risk assessment for consumption of vegetables from with cadmium-contaminated land in urban areas  

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Consumption of vegetables that are grown in urban areas takes place worldwide. In developing countries, vegetables are traditionally grown in urban areas for cheap food supply. In developing and developed countries, urban gardening is gaining momentum. A problem that arises with urban gardening is the presence of contaminants in soil, which can be taken up by vegetables. In this study, a scientifically-based and practical procedure has been developed for assessing the human health risks from the consumption of vegetables from cadmium-contaminated land. Starting from a contaminated site, the procedure follows a tiered approach which is laid out as follows. In Tier 0, the plausibility of growing vegetables is investigated. In Tier 1 soil concentrations are compared with the human health-based Critical soil concentration. Tier 2 offers the possibility for a detailed site-specific human health risk assessment in which calculated exposure is compared to the toxicological reference dose. In Tier 3, vegetable concentrations are measured and tested following a standardized measurement protocol. To underpin the derivation of the Critical soil concentrations and to develop a tool for site-specific assessment the determination of the representative concentration in vegetables has been evaluated for a range of vegetables. The core of the procedure is based on Freundlich-type plant–soil relations, with the total soil concentration and the soil properties as variables. When a significant plant–soil relation is lacking for a specific vegetable a geometric mean of BioConcentrationFactors (BCF) is used, which is normalized according to soil properties. Subsequently, a ‘conservative’ vegetable-group-consumption-rate-weighted BioConcentrationFactor is calculated as basis for the Critical soil concentration (Tier 1). The tool to perform site-specific human health risk assessment (Tier 2) includes the calculation of a ‘realistic worst case’ site-specific vegetable-group-consumption-rate-weighted BioConcentrationFactor. -- Highlights: • A scientifically-based and practical procedure has been developed for assessing the human health risks from the consumption of vegetables. • Uptake characteristics of cadmium in a series of vegetables is represented by a vegetable-group-consumption-rate-weighted BioConcentrationFactor. • Calculations and measurement steps are combined.

Swartjes, Frank A., E-mail: frank.swartjes@rivm.nl; Versluijs, Kees W.; Otte, Piet F.

2013-10-15T23:59:59.000Z

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

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

Garner, K.; Shih, C. S.

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AREA  

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AREA AREA FAQ # Question Response 316 vs DCAA FAQ 1 An inquiry from CH about an SBIR recipient asking if a DCAA audit is sufficient to comply with the regulation or if they need to add this to their audit they have performed yearly by a public accounting firm. 316 audits are essentially A-133 audits for for-profit entities. They DO NOT replace DCAA or other audits requested by DOE to look at indirect rates or incurred costs or closeouts. DCAA would never agree to perform A-133 or our 316 audits. They don't do A-133 audits for DOD awardees. The purpose of the audits are different, look at different things and in the few instances of overlap, from different perspectives. 316

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Urban land teleconnections and sustainability  

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...urban areas but engaged in agriculture. As such, peri-urban areas are hybrid...Performance of New Zealand’s Agriculture Industry ( Lincoln Univ , Canterbury...20922 . 57 Naylor R ( 2005 ) Agriculture. Losing the links between livestock...2010 ) Coupling GIS and LCA for biodiversity assessments...

Karen C. Seto; Anette Reenberg; Christopher G. Boone; Michail Fragkias; Dagmar Haase; Tobias Langanke; Peter Marcotullio; Darla K. Munroe; Branislav Olah; David Simon

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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This article has been published in: Urban Water Journal, Vol. 9(1), 2012 Rainwater harvesting to control stormwater runoff in suburban areas.  

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. Keywords: rainwater harvesting; source control; BMP; runoff; rainfall-runoff analysis; sewer overflows 11 This article has been published in: Urban Water Journal, Vol. 9(1), 2012 Rainwater harvesting). * corresponding author : guido.petrucci@leesu.enpc.fr On a 23 ha urban watershed, 10 km East of Paris, rainwater

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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Towards sustainable urban communities  

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Requirements for the assessment tools of buildings have increased, assessing of building components or separate buildings is not enough. Neighbourhoods, built environment, public transportations, and services, should be considered simultaneously. Number of population living in urban areas is high and increasing rapidly. Urbanisation is a major concern due to its detrimental effects on the environment. The aim of this study is to clarify the field of assessment tools for urban communities by analysing the current situation. The focus is on internationally well known assessment tools; BREEAM Communities, CASBEE for Urban Development and LEED for Neigborhood Development. The interest towards certification systems is increasing amongst the authorities, and especially amongst the global investors and property developers. Achieved certifications are expected to bring measureable publicity for the developers. The assessment of urban areas enables the comparison of municipalities and urban areas, and notably supports decision making processes. Authorities, city planners, and designers would benefit most from the use of the tools during the decision making process. - Highlights: Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer The urban assessment tools have strong linkage to the region. Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer The tools promote complementary building and retrofitting existing sites. Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer Sharing knowledge and experiences is important in the development of the tools.

Haapio, Appu, E-mail: appu.haapio@vtt.fi

2012-01-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Monroe Urbanized Area MTP 2035  

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, under the State Planning and Research Program, Section 505 [or Metropolitan Planning Program, Section 104(f)] of Title 23, U.S. Code. The contents of this report do not necessarily reflect the official views or policy of the U.S. Department...

Monroe Urbanized Area Metropolitan Planning Organization

2010-10-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Boundaries to membranes : the urban project revisited : an urban strategy for Rio de Janeiro, Zona Norte  

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This thesis investigates urban boundaries in the North Zone of Rio de Janeiro. The Zona Norte transitioned in the last hundred years from a rural outskirts area of Rio, into its industrial hinterland, into a fully urbanized ...

Dudek, Phebe (Phebe Helena Melania)

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Strategies for systemic urban constructed wetlands  

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As a result of ubiquitous impermeable surfaces, conventional water management and stormwater infrastructure, and the resultant degradation of natural hydrologic networks, most American urban areas have suffered severely ...

Balderas-Guzmán, Celina

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Water consumption in rural areas: limits of the ethics of water use - study case of Kurdistan Region, Iraq  

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All life relies on an essential substance which is water. Where there is water there is life and where water is scarce, life has to struggle because it has no or very limited alternative. Therefore, the question ...

R. Harun; F. H. Arion; I. C. Muresan

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Urban Reclamation in São Paulo  

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The urbanized terrain of São Paulo is characterized by wasteful landscapes on peripheral areas of the metropolitan agglomeration, and decaying landscapes of waste in the core of the city. If on the one hand, the increasingly ...

Eskinazi, Victor

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Hamburg, Germany's second largest city, is home to two of the most important urban development areas in Europe: HafenCity  

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Hamburg, Germany's second largest city, is home to two of the most important urban development for ecological sustainability and mixed use development along the Elbe River in Hamburg, Germany e m b e r 1 5 , 9 a m ­ 1 2 : 30 p m The City of Hamburg, Germany is a city-state. Like Washington

District of Columbia, University of the

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Basly L., Wald L., 2000. Remote sensing and air quality in urban areas. In : Proceedings of the 2nd international workshop on telegeoprocessing, TeleGeo'2000,  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

of atmospheric pollution in cities and the number of personal car is still growing [2]. Furthermore, the air such that heat (or cold) islands which influence the chemical transformation of pollutants. Hence the urban air attributable to air pollution [3]. A survey conducted by the World Health Organization (WHO) shown that

Boyer, Edmond

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Urban and Regional Air Quality  

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equipment equipment Urban and Regional Air Quality Research in this area is concerned with regional air quality issues such as: Controlling nitrogen oxides (NOx) and volatile organic compounds, to manage tropospheric ozone pollution. Hazardous air pollutants: using science to base standards on rigorously studied risks. Air quality and climate: how does climate influence air quality at a regional or local level? Current modeling practices often do not capture variations in pollutants such as ozone-they represent a limited sample of the diverse meteorology and human behavior that affect air pollution. Improved modeling of regional air quality will help understand variability, reveal patterns of behavior, and pollutant transport issues. Controlled experiments in lab and field can help validate improved models.

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Wind- and thermal-driven air flows and the buoyancy and advection effects on air exchange within urban environments  

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Human exposure to air pollutants and thermal stress in urban areas are public health concerns. The year 2008 was the first year when more than half of the human population lived in urban areas. Studies of the urban air ...

Magnusson, Sigurður Pétur

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Characterization of the intragranular water regime within subsurface sediments: Pore volume, surface area, and mass transfer limitations  

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Although 'intragranular' pore space within grain aggregates, grain fractures, and mineral 24 surface coatings may contain a relatively small fraction of the total porosity within a porous 25 medium, it often contains a significant fraction of the reactive surface area, and can thus strongly 26 affect the transport of sorbing solutes. In this work, we demonstrate a batch experiment 27 procedure using tritium and bromide as high-resolution diffusive tracers to characterize the 28 intragranular pore space. The method was tested using uranium-contaminated sediments from 29 the vadose and capillary fringe zones beneath the former 300A process ponds at the Hanford site 30 (Washington State, USA). Sediments were contacted with tracers in artificial groundwater, 31 followed by replacement of bulk solution with tracer-free groundwater and monitoring of tracer 32 release. From these data, intragranular pore volumes were calculated and mass transfer rates 33 were quantified using a multirate first-order mass transfer model. Tritium-hydrogen exchange 34 on surface hydroxyls was accounted for by conducting additional tracer experiments on sediment 35 that was vacuum dried after reaction. The complementary ('wet' and 'dry') techniques allowed 36 for the simultaneous determination of intragranular porosity and surface area using tritium. The 37 Hanford 300A samples exhibited intragranular pore volumes of {approx}1% of the solid volume and 38 intragranular surface areas of {approx}20-30% of the total surface area. Comparison with N2 gas 39 adsorption suggests that this pore space includes both 'micropores' (< 2 nm diameter) and 40 'mesopores' (> 2 nm). Intragranular porosity estimates obtained using bromide were 41 significantly smaller, likely due to anion exclusion of Br- from pores with negatively charged 42 surfaces.

Hay, Michael B.; Stoliker, Deborah L.; Davis, James A.; Zachara, John M.

2011-10-29T23:59:59.000Z

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Conifer growth and reproduction in urban forest fragments: Predictors of future responses to global change?  

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Global change has a large and growing influence on forests, particularly in urban and urbanizing areas. Compared to rural forests, urban forests may experience warmer temperatures, higher CO2...levels, and greate...

Anna M. O’Brien; Ailene K. Ettinger; Janneke HilleRisLambers

2012-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Flexible urbanism  

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This thesis seeks to find a new approach/method towards urbanization in existing low density neighborhoods in major metropolitan cities in the United States. The near South side of the city of Chicago (a city that carries ...

Anandam, Anahita

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A Dataset and Taxonomy for Urban Sound Research  

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Automatic urban sound classification is a growing area of research with applications in multimedia retrieval and urban informatics. In this paper we identify two main barriers to research in this area - the lack of a common taxonomy and the scarceness ... Keywords: classification, dataset, taxonomy, urban sound

Justin Salamon, Christopher Jacoby, Juan Pablo Bello

2014-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Building Technology and Urban Systems  

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Office building exterior and infrared thermograph Office building exterior and infrared thermograph Building Technology and Urban Systems Building Technology and Urban Systems application/pdf icon btus-org-chart-03-2013.pdf In the areas of Building Technology and Urban Systems, EETD researchers conduct R&D and develop physical and information technologies to make buildings and urban areas more energy- and resource-efficient. These technologies create jobs and products for the marketplace in clean technology industries. They improve quality of life, and reduce the emissions of pollutants, including climate-altering greenhouse gases. BTUSD's goal is to provide the technologies needed to operate buildings at 50 to 70 percent less energy use than average today. BTUS develops, demonstrates and deploys: Information technologies for the real-time monitoring and control of

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Crowdsourcing urban air temperatures from smartphone battery?temperatures  

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Accurate air temperature observations in urban areas are important for meteorology and energy demand planning. They are indispensable to study the urban heat island effect and the adverse effects of high temperatures on ...

Overeem, A.

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IVAAIU urban instrument : hyper-complex civic monument for Seoul  

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This thesis aims to plan and design an urban monument in Seoul, Republic of Korea, that can reflect the political movement of the city at the urban area which has been historically associated with political representations ...

Lee, Donguk

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Approach to Recover Hydrocarbons from Currently Off-Limit Areas of the Antrim Formation, MI Using Low-Impact Technologies  

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The goal of this project was to develop and execute a novel drilling and completion program in the Antrim Shale near the western shoreline of Northern Michigan. The target was the gas in the Lower Antrim Formation (Upper Devonian). Another goal was to see if drilling permits could be obtained from the Michigan DNR that would allow exploitation of reserves currently off-limits to exploration. This project met both of these goals: the DNR (Michigan Department of Natural Resources) issued permits that allow drilling the shallow subsurface for exploration and production. This project obtained drilling permits for the original demonstration well AG-A-MING 4-12 HD (API: 21-009-58153-0000) and AG-A-MING 4-12 HD1 (API: 21-009-58153-0100) as well as for similar Antrim wells in Benzie County, MI, the Colfax 3-28 HD and nearby Colfax 2-28 HD which were substituted for the AG-A-MING well. This project also developed successful techniques and strategies for producing the shallow gas. In addition to the project demonstration well over 20 wells have been drilled to date into the shallow Antrim as a result of this project's findings. Further, fracture stimulation has proven to be a vital step in improving the deliverability of wells to deem them commercial. Our initial plan was very simple; the 'J-well' design. We proposed to drill a vertical or slant well 30.48 meters (100 feet) below the glacial drift, set required casing, then angle back up to tap the resource lying between the base to the drift and the conventional vertical well. The 'J'-well design was tested at Mancelona Township in Antrim County in February of 2007 with the St. Mancelona 2-12 HD 3.

James Wood; William Quinlan

2008-09-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Abilene Metropolitan Area Metropolitan Transportation Plan 2010-2035  

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Lindley, former Abilene City Engineer MPO Staff (Non-Voting) Robert Allen, Abilene MPO Transportation Planning Director Dyess AFB SH 351 SH 351 FM 10 82 Jones County JonesCounty Jones County Jones County Jones County Te xt Jones County Jones... Area Urbanized Area Boundary county lines City Limits Freeways and Expressways Major Streets and Highways Railroad 0241Miles Tye Potosi Caps Dyess AFB Abilene Regional Airport Abilene ??? 20 ??? 20 ??? 20 Hamby State Prisons Lake Fort Phantom Hill...

Abilene Metropolitan Planning Organization

2010-01-12T23:59:59.000Z

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Transportation of radionuclides in urban environs: draft environmental assessment  

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This report assesses the environmental consequences of the transportation of radioactive materials in densely populated urban areas, including estimates of the radiological, nonradiological, and social impacts arising from this process. The chapters of the report and the appendices which follow detail the methodology and results for each of four causative event categories: incident free transport, vehicular accidents, human errors or deviations from accepted quality assurance practices, and sabotage or malevolent acts. The numerical results are expressed in terms of the expected radiological and economic impacts from each. Following these discussions, alternatives to the current transport practice are considered. Then, the detailed analysis is extended from a limited area of New York city to other urban areas. The appendices contain the data bases and specific models used to evaluate these impacts, as well as discussions of chemical toxicity and the social impacts of radioactive material transport in urban areas. The latter are evaluated for each causative event category in terms of psychological, sociological, political, legal, and organizational impacts. The report is followed by an extensive bibliography covering the many fields of study which were required in performing the analysis.

Finley, N.C.; Aldrich, D.C.; Daniel, S.L.; Ericson, D.M.; Henning-Sachs, C.; Kaestner, P.C.; Ortiz, N.R.; Sheldon, D.D.; Taylor, J.M.

1980-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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ISDA 2010, Montpellier 28-30 Juin 2010 1 URBAN AND PERI URBAN HORTICULTURE AND  

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are spreading into rural areas. There is increasing population densities even in remote areas, with households agriculteurs évoluent en Afrique, caractérisé par la transition vers une population à majorité urbaine et l the capability approach to analyse the impact of urban and peri urban horticulture on development in Africa

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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Creative industries urban model: structure and functioning  

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initiate office refurbishment/construction projects and real estate refurbishment/development projects accordingly. In addition, by studying the evolution of land-use transformation displayed by the model, areas not productive to invest are easily... ). Later, their contribution to support urban creativity (Stam and Jeroen et al, 2008; Scott, 2006), facilitate urban regeneration (Pratt, 2009; Evans, 2005), and promote sustainable urban development (Kakiuchi, 2012; Forum for the Future, 2010) is also...

Liu, Helen; Silva, Elisabete A.

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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

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

Mitchnick, Alan David

1979-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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"Urban planning and urban services  

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of deep water aquifers in the Gironde (B. de Grissac, SMEGREG) 68 The challenge of securing drinking water boost city resilience? Municipalities and resilience engineering: the RESILIS project (J-P. Arnaud, Egis, Professor Emeritus of INSA, Lyon) 44 Water and sanitation services and urban resilience (B. Chocat

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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URBAN LOGISTICS BY RAIL AND WATERWAYS IN FRANCE AND JAPAN  

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1 URBAN LOGISTICS BY RAIL AND WATERWAYS IN FRANCE AND JAPAN Main author: Diana Diziain, Greater-Est, France KEYWORDS: rail, waterways, intermodal logistics, urban freight, city logistics ABSTRACT been carried out on intermodal logistic policies at national scales. However, in urban areas, the use

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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Effects of urban land cover modifications in a mesoscale meteorological model on surface temperature and heat fluxes in the Phoenix metropolitan area.  

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and latent heat fluxes and therefore the ground temperature, Tg. Evaporation, E, for each grid cell temperature and heat fluxes in the Phoenix metropolitan area. S. Grossman-Clarke1, J.A. Zehnder2, and W) satellite images [2]. The data were upscaled to a 30-second grid and used to augment and correct

Hall, Sharon J.

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Urban Decontamination Experience at Pripyat Ukraine - 13526  

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This paper describes the efficiency of radioactive decontamination activities of the urban landscape in the town of Pripyat, Ukraine. Different methods of treatment for various urban infrastructure and different radioactive contaminants are assessed. Long term changes in the radiation condition of decontaminated urban landscapes are evaluated: 1. Decontamination of the urban system requires the simultaneous application of multiple methods including mechanical, chemical, and biological. 2. If a large area has been contaminated, decontamination of local areas of a temporary nature. Over time, there is a repeated contamination of these sites due to wind transport from neighboring areas. 3. Involvement of earth-moving equipment and removal of top soil by industrial method achieves 20-fold reduction in the level of contamination by radioactive substances, but it leads to large amounts of waste (up to 1500 tons per hectare), and leads to the re-contamination of treated areas due to scatter when loading, transport pollutants on the wheels of vehicles, etc.. (authors)

Paskevych, Sergiy [Institute for Safety Problems of Nuclear Power Plants, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, 36 a Kirova str. Chornobyl, Kiev region, 07200 (Ukraine)] [Institute for Safety Problems of Nuclear Power Plants, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, 36 a Kirova str. Chornobyl, Kiev region, 07200 (Ukraine); Voropay, Dmitry [Federal State Unitary Enterprise 'Russian State Center of Inventory and Registration and Real Estate - Federal Bureau of Technical Inventory', 37-2 Bernadsky Prospekt, Moscow Russia 119415 (Russian Federation)] [Federal State Unitary Enterprise 'Russian State Center of Inventory and Registration and Real Estate - Federal Bureau of Technical Inventory', 37-2 Bernadsky Prospekt, Moscow Russia 119415 (Russian Federation); Schmieman, Eric [Battelle Memorial Institute, PO Box 999 MSIN K6-90, Richland, WA 99352 (United States)] [Battelle Memorial Institute, PO Box 999 MSIN K6-90, Richland, WA 99352 (United States)

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Metromorphosis : evolution on the urban island  

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Cities are very much alive. Like islands, they provide a natural testing ground for evolution. With more than half of the world's population living in urban areas now, the influence cities have on the planet's life is ...

Vezina, Kenrick (Kenrick Freitas)

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Radiation protection and decision-making on cleanup of contaminated urban environments  

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--4000 Roskilde,4000 Roskilde, DenmarkDenmark NKS Conference on Radioactive Contamination in Urban Areas-making NKS Conference on Radioactive Contamination in Urban Areas, Risø National Laboratory, 7 - 9 May 2003Justification of cleanup NKS Conference on Radioactive Contamination in Urban Areas, Risø National Laboratory, 7 - 9 May

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Limited Lawn & Limited Commercial  

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Limited Lawn & Ornamental Limited Commercial Landscape Maintenance Review and Exams Limited for Commercial Landscape Maintenance Application: http://www.flaes.org/ pdf/lndspckt.pdf Limited Certification.floridatermitehelp.org or request by phone at 850-921-4177. Limited Lawn & Ornamental/Limited Commercial Landscape Maintenance

Watson, Craig A.

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Limited Lawn & Limited Commercial  

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Limited Lawn & Ornamental Limited Commercial Landscape Maintenance Review and Exams Limited-921-4177. Limited Lawn & Ornamental/Limited Commercial Landscape Maintenance: Ornamental and Turf Pest Control (SM 7&O/Structural only). See web locations below for applications. Limited Certification for Commercial Landscape

Jawitz, James W.

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A novel integrated concept of urban water management in a megalopolis from Latin America  

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A novel integrated concept of urban water management in a megalopolis from Latin America (São Paulo@usp.br) Abstract Urban water management is a challenge for developing countries because population increase; management; in situ treatment; urban areas; water quality. INTRODUCTION Urban water management is a challenge

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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Rehabilitating Aquatic Ecosystems in Developed Areas  

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Efforts to restore watershed and aquatic ecosystem processes in urban areas are constrained by...rehabilitation and enhancement are preferred over restoration when referring to improving environmental conditions ...

Kathleen G. Maas-Hebner

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Solar Power for Deployment in Populated Areas.  

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??The thesis presents background on solar thermal energy and addresses the structural challenges associated with the deployment of concentrating solar power fields in urban areas.… (more)

Hicks, Nathan Andrew

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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South Africa-Promoting Low Emission Urban Development Strategies in  

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South Africa-Promoting Low Emission Urban Development Strategies in South Africa-Promoting Low Emission Urban Development Strategies in Emerging Economy Countries (URBAN-LEDS) Jump to: navigation, search Name South Africa-Promoting Low Emission Urban Development Strategies in Emerging Economy Countries (URBAN-LEDS) Agency/Company /Organization ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability, European Commission, UN Habitat Sector Climate, Energy Focus Area Renewable Energy, Buildings, Buildings - Commercial, Buildings - Residential, People and Policy Topics Adaptation, Background analysis, Baseline projection, Low emission development planning, -LEDS, Market analysis, Pathways analysis, Policies/deployment programs Website http://www.iclei.org/fileadmin Program Start 2012 Program End 2015 Country South Africa Southern Africa

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Sustainable Urban Development Priorities - Development of a Rapid  

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Sustainable Urban Development Priorities - Development of a Rapid Sustainable Urban Development Priorities - Development of a Rapid Assessment Tool for Urban Mobility in Cities with Data Scarcity Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: Sustainable Urban Development Priorities - Development of a Rapid Assessment Tool for Urban Mobility in Cities with Data Scarcity Agency/Company /Organization: Clean Air Asia, The Institute for Transportation and Development Policy (ITDP) Partner: UN Habitat Sector: Land Focus Area: Greenhouse Gas, People and Policy, Transportation Topics: Background analysis, Baseline projection, Co-benefits assessment, - Environmental and Biodiversity, GHG inventory, Low emission development planning, -LEDS, Policies/deployment programs Website: cleanairinitiative.org/portal/node/7870

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Evaluating undeveloped urban forest resources using color infrared imagery  

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, thereby putting increased pressure on undeveloped rural areas. With urban development expanding into rural areas (mostly non-industrial private forest land), resource managers need to examine existing forest resources and recommend methods of protection...

Snelgrove, Robert Todd

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Behavioral ecology of striped skunk: factors influencing urban rabies management  

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within urban areas by using short grass area baiting strategies during the fall season, using dip net capturing for faster surveillance collection, and by initiating a rabies education program targeted at Texas’ primary care physicians and their staff....

Ruffino, Denise Marie

2009-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Temperature response to future urbanization and climate change Daniel Argueso Jason P. Evans Lluis Fita  

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that covers the Sydney area. The future simulation incorporates the projected changes in the urban area in regions of intense energy consumption and low net radiation. The imperviousness of urban surfaces was alsoTemperature response to future urbanization and climate change Daniel Argu¨eso · Jason P. Evans

Evans, Jason

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Estimating Water Quality Pollution Impacts Based on Economic Loss Models in Urbanization Process  

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Estimating Water Quality Pollution Impacts Based on Economic Loss Models in Urbanization Process Abstract: The study investigates water quality pollution impacts on urbanization by analyzing temporal, more populations were moved from rural area into urban area, and more costs were input in water quality

Yu, Qian

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Aerosol number concentrations and visibility during dense fog over a subtropical urban site  

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There is now enough evidence of greater frequencies and extent of fog formation in urban areas. These could easily be linked to rapid increase in aerosol number concentration (ANC) peculiar to polluted urban environments. It is therefore pertinent to ...

Manju Mohan, Swagata Payra

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Urban land subdivision : a case for more practical by-laws, Kaohsiung, Taiwan  

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This thesis, dealing with the land subdivision in urban areas, evaluates inefficiency of the case studies resulting from inadequate and improper existing by-laws in Kaohsiung and provides guidelines for urban development. ...

Chen, Hsueh-Jane

1981-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Eddy covariance flux measurements of pollutant gases in urban Mexico City  

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Eddy covariance (EC) flux measurements of the atmosphere/surface exchange of gases over an urban area are a direct way to improve and evaluate emissions inventories, and, in turn, to better understand urban atmospheric ...

Velasco, Erik

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Simulating the effect of urban morphology on indoor thermal behavior: an Italian case study  

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The significant energy consumption imputable to buildings and the increasing concentration of buildings' in urban areas has encouraged researchers to develop rigorous procedures to predict building thermal-energy behavior in real urban contexts. The ...

Anna Laura Pisello, John Eric Taylor, Franco Cotana

2013-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Controlling Tree Squirrels in Urban Areas  

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difficulties. Squirrels usually gain entrance to attics and other structures from the roof, espe- cially if tree limbs overlap the roof line. This problem can be solved by trimming tree limbs back at least 8 to 10 feet from the roof. If this is not possible... difficulties. Squirrels usually gain entrance to attics and other structures from the roof, espe- cially if tree limbs overlap the roof line. This problem can be solved by trimming tree limbs back at least 8 to 10 feet from the roof. If this is not possible...

Texas Wildlife Services

2006-09-06T23:59:59.000Z

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Managing Imported Fire Ants in Urban Areas  

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The imported fire ant is found in much of Texas and across the southeastern U.S. This publication describes options for managing the pest in specific locations such as home lawns, gardens and buildings. Other topics include fire ant treatment...

Drees, Bastiaan M.

2006-08-17T23:59:59.000Z

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Wilderness Issues for Urban-Proximate Areas  

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is more akin to running from a burning building--getting away in any direction from the heat rather than with baling twine. A large pit contained institutional- sized food containers, some bearing identification

Standiford, Richard B.

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Promoting Low Emission Urban Development Strategies in Emerging Economy  

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Promoting Low Emission Urban Development Strategies in Emerging Economy Promoting Low Emission Urban Development Strategies in Emerging Economy Countries Project (URBAN LEDS) Jump to: navigation, search Name Promoting Low Emission Urban Development Strategies in Emerging Economy Countries Project (URBAN LEDS) Agency/Company /Organization ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability Sector Climate, Energy Focus Area Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency Topics Low emission development planning Resource Type Lessons learned/best practices, Training materials Website http://www.iclei.org/ References ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability[1] ICLEI acts as the implementing partner of UN-HABITAT in the "Promoting Low Emission Urban Development Strategies in Emerging Economy Countries Project (URBAN LEDS)", that is funded by the European Commission and launched on 9

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Predicting offender home location in urban burglary series  

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Residential location of a criminal can be predicted statistically [M. Laukkanen, P. Santtila, Predicting the home location of a serial commercial robber, Forensic Sci. Int. 157 (2006) 71–82]. Examined were: accuracy of the technique for urban burglary series, correlations between way of committing burglary and distance and use of those correlations in enhancing prediction accuracy. Data: 78 residential burglary series from Greater Helsinki area, Finland. Series for which the home location prediction was made was never part of the predicting model. Distances between home and crime-site were short (Mdn 3.88 km; IQR = 1.16–10.10 km). Search area of a perpetrator could be limited to 1.95% (Mdn, IQR = 0.64–18.70%) of the total study area. For series which conformed to Circle Hypothesis (45%), search area was 0.84% (Mdn, IQR = 0.51–2.34%). Correlations between crime features and distance were found to enhance accuracy when features of series hinted short distance: sub-model limited search area to 0.19% (Mdn, IQR = 0.07–0.65%).

Manne Laukkanen; Pekka Santtila; Patrick Jern; Kenneth Sandnabba

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Urban Transportation Emission Calculator | Open Energy Information  

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Urban Transportation Emission Calculator Urban Transportation Emission Calculator Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary Name: Urban Transportation Emission Calculator Agency/Company /Organization: Transport Canada Sector: Energy Focus Area: Transportation Topics: GHG inventory Resource Type: Software/modeling tools User Interface: Website Website: wwwapps.tc.gc.ca/Prog/2/UTEC-CETU/Menu.aspx?lang=eng Cost: Free References: http://wwwapps.tc.gc.ca/Prog/2/UTEC-CETU/Menu.aspx?lang=eng The Urban Transportation Emissions Calculator (UTEC) is a user-friendly tool for estimating annual emissions from personal, commercial, and public transit vehicles. It estimates greenhouse gas (GHG) and criteria air contaminant (CAC) emissions from the operation of vehicles. It also estimates upstream GHG emissions from the production, refining and

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Home | Buildings Technology & Urban Systems Department  

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Lab Buildings & Urban Systems Buildings Lab Buildings & Urban Systems Buildings Technology & Urban Systems Department Search Search Home About Us Groups Tools & Guides Facilities Publications News Links Contact Us Staff The Building Technology and Urban Systems Department (BTUS) works closely with industry to develop technologies for buildings that increase energy efficiency, and improve the comfort, health, and safety of building occupants. Berkeley Lab Hosts 5 Emerging Leaders During TechWomen 2013 As part of TechWomen 2013, emerging leaders from around the world toured a number of scientific facilities in the Bay Area, including the Advanced Light Source at Berkeley Lab. Pho Read More The Retrocommissioning Sensor Suitcase Brings Energy Efficiency to Small Commercial Buildings The data module communicates wirelessly with the smart pad, which launches

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P11.3 EFFECTS OF NESTING FREQUENCY AND LATERAL BOUNDARY PERTURBATIONS ON THE DISPERSION OF LIMITED-AREA ENSEMBLE FORECASTS  

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P11.3 EFFECTS OF NESTING FREQUENCY AND LATERAL BOUNDARY PERTURBATIONS ON THE DISPERSION OF LIMITED of ensemble fore- casts, also lack consistent perturbations. Pertur- bations growing on the nested domain on the effect of LBC update in- terval on the nested-grid ensemble dispersion. Other results will be presented

Xue, Ming

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Urban Computing With City Dynamics Dr. Yu Zheng  

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Urban Computing With City Dynamics Dr. Yu Zheng Lead Researcher Microsoft Research Asia http://research.microsoft.com/en-us flow Human mobility Energy consumption Environment Economic Populations ...... Data available Mobile, person, vehicle, building, and street in the urban areas can be used as a component to sense city

Rajamani, Sriram K.

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Department of Entomology JAPANESE BEETLES IN THE URBAN LANDSCAPE  

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Department of Entomology E-75-W JAPANESE BEETLES IN THE URBAN LANDSCAPE Timothy J. Gibb of the Japanese beetle are found in rural and urban areas throughout Indiana.This insect is most damaging tolawns, E) must first be diluted in water, then applied as a spray. Both spray and granular applications

Ginzel, Matthew

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Improvement of modelling capabilities for assessing urban contamination : The EMRAS Urban Remediation Working Group.  

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The Urban Remediation Working Group of the International Atomic Energy Agency's Environmental Modeling for Radiation Safety (EMRAS) programme was established to improve modeling and assessment capabilities for radioactively contaminated urban situations, including the effects of countermeasures. An example of the Working Group's activities is an exercise based on Chernobyl fallout data in Ukraine, which has provided an opportunity to compare predictions among several models and with available measurements, to discuss reasons for discrepancies, and to identify areas where additional information would be helpful.

Thiessen, K. M.; Batandjieva, B.; Andersson, K. G.; Arkhipov, A.; Charnock, T. W.; Gallay, F.; Gaschak, S.; Golikov, V.; Hwang, W. T.; Kaiser, J. C.; Kamboj, S.; Steiner, M.; Tomas, J.; Trifunovic, D.; Yu, C.; Ziemer, R. L.; Zlobenko, B.; Environmental Science Division; SENES Oak Ridge; IAEA; Riso National Lab.; Chernobyl Center for Nuclear Safety; Health Protection Agency; IRSN; Inst. of Radiation Hygene of the Ministry of Public Health, Russian Federation; KAERI, Republic of Korea; GSF, Germany; BfS, Germany; CPHR, Cuba; State Office for Radiation Protection, Croatia; AECL, Canada; National Academy of Science, Ukraine

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The different urban efforts to revitalize urban neighborhoods in the United States and the United Kingdom: comparative case study based on governmental responses focusing on urban neighborhood revitalization  

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to leave the city supported by highways, housing development, GI loans, and Federal Housing Administration (FHA) insurance 1 . This, in turn, resulted in expansion of metropolitan areas and the proliferation of suburbanization (Miggins, 1996... major urban areas. Causes of Urban Neighborhood Change Scholars offer several perspectives on the process of neighborhood change. Temkin and Rohe (1996) offer three categories: ecological or demographic, subcultural or organizational...

Ko, Youngho

2008-10-10T23:59:59.000Z

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ICLEI Sustainable Urban Energy Planning | Open Energy Information  

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ICLEI Sustainable Urban Energy Planning ICLEI Sustainable Urban Energy Planning Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: ICLEI Sustainable Urban Energy Planning Agency/Company /Organization: ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability Sector: Energy Focus Area: Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency Topics: Background analysis, Implementation, Low emission development planning, Policies/deployment programs Website: www.iclei.org/ References: ICLEI Homepage [1] "ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability is an international association of local governments as well as national and regional local government organizations that have made a commitment to sustainable development."[1] Sustainable Urban Energy Planning: A handbook for cities and towns in developing countries

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Energy efficient and reliable data delivery in urban sensing applications: A performance analysis  

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Urban sensing is an emerging application field for Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs), where a number of static sensors is sparsely deployed in an urban area to collect environmental information. Data sensed by each sensor are, then, opportunistically transmitted ... Keywords: Analytical model and implementation, Erasure coding, Mobile sinks, Reliable data delivery, Urban sensing, Wireless sensor networks

Eleonora Borgia; Giuseppe Anastasi; Marco Conti

2013-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Ris-R-Report Urban Wind Energy-State of the Art 2009  

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-shore, the erection of wind turbines in urban areas is carried out and also shows perspectives regarding e. g. direct set the application of wind turbines in the urban environment in a relevant perspective. Information.risoe.dtu.dk #12;Risø-R-1668(EN) 3 1 INTRODUCTION 4 2 URBAN WIND TURBINES 5 2.1 Turbines Integrated in Buildings 5

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ORIGINAL ARTICLE The study of metal contamination in urban topsoils of Mexico City  

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- politan area of Mexico City. Keywords Heavy metals Á GIS Á Mexico City Á Urban topsoils Á Pollution Á to environmental quality. Typical pollutants of urban environments are heavy metals which are emitted distribution of heavy metals (Pb, Cu, Zn, Ba, Co, Cr, Ni and V) in the urban environments of Mexico City using

Short, Daniel

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Urban Influences on Stream Chemistry and Biology in the Big Brushy Creek Watershed, South Carolina  

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and rural sites. Discharge of wastewater treatment plant effluent at one rural location caused an increase land cover. wastewater treatment plant 1 Introduction The expansion of urban land areas affects between urban and rural sites may indicate that urban development in the Big Brushy Creek watershed has

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Feasibility of rainwater harvesting for urban water management in Salt Lake City.  

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??Water managers in the western United States are being challenged by rapid urban growth and limited water availability. The development of new water resources is… (more)

Jensen, Mark A

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Potential Urban Forest Carbon Sequestration and Storage Capacities in Burnside Industrial Park, Nova Scotia.  

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??Urban and industrial settings represent potential areas for increased carbon (C) sequestration and storage through intensified tree growth. Consisting of an estimated 1270 ha of… (more)

Walsh, Alison

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Urban energy fluxes in Helsinki and their high frequency spectral corrections.  

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??Inadvertent climate modification has led to an increase in urban temperatures compared to the surrounding rural area. The main reason for the temperature rise is… (more)

Nordbo, Annika

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Artful urban rainwater harvesting.  

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??Until recently, stormwater management has been so integrated into the urban environment that the importance of proper stormwater management has not translated to the minds… (more)

Sparnicht, Christopher William

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Johannesburg: the urban mediate.  

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??Object _ This thesis draws from the specific universality of Johannesburg to develop a theoretical framework that critically examines the opposing forces of its urbanization.… (more)

Lubell, Claire

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Urbanization and its implications for food and farming  

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...protect those most at risk, these increase urban...of needed social and political reform, especially...any new or heightened risk that climate change...shifting from high-risk areas) and changes in insurance premiums and coverage...

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Sustainable urban forms for Chinese typical new towns  

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The phenomena of exploding world urban population and sharply decreasing global arable lands are illustrated in contemporary China in a dramatically amplified form. Construction of many new towns in rural areas has been ...

Son, Sunhwa, 1980-

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

149

Alternative and Transitional Energy Sources for Urban Transportation  

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In urban areas, the transportation sector is one of the principal sources of substantial energy consumption. Although public modes of transportation have ... cities still prefer owning and using their private cars

Linna Li; Becky P. Y. Loo

2014-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

150

update: Emerging research opportunities in global urban ecology  

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populations.   Global  Ecology  and  Bio? geography, 20, Global  change  and  the  ecology  of  cities.   Science, rates in urban areas.  Ecology Letters, 12, 1165– La Sorte, 

La Sorte, Frank A.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

151

Alternative Fuels, Vehicle Technologies and Urban Logistics  

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Technologies and Urban Logistics Policy Note prepared byvehicle technologies, urban logistics, and VMT reduction. It

Witt, Maggie

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

152

Perception of principals in the southern, urban U.S. and eastern, urban China regarding the selection, preparation, and professional development of elementary principals  

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schools in eastern China. The naturalistic paradigm of inquiry was used to frame the study and acquire and analyze data. The sample consisted of fourteen elementary school principals in a southern, urban area in the U.S. and an eastern, urban area in China...

Lin, Jie

2005-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

153

Structuring urban data  

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Geometric city modeling is an open problem without standard solutions. Within this problem, there appear several sub-problems that must be faced, like the accurate modeling of streets, buildings and other architectonic structures. One important source ... Keywords: GIS data, Urban data processing, Urban modeling

Oriol Pueyo; Gustavo Patow

2014-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

154

Event:World Urban Forum 6 (WUF6) | Open Energy Information  

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Urban Forum 6 (WUF6) Urban Forum 6 (WUF6) Jump to: navigation, search Calendar.png World Urban Forum 6 (WUF6): on 2012/09/01 "Organised jointly by UN-Habitat, the Government of Italy, the Campania Region and the City of Naples, the theme for this year's meeting is The Urban Future. Nearly 2,000 participants from 114 countries have already registered for the premier conference on cities and urban issues since registration opened just four weeks ago. The four focus areas for discussion are: Urban Planning: Institutions and Regulations, including the improvement of Quality of Life; Equity and Prosperity: Distribution of Wealth and Opportunities; Productive Cities: Competitive and Innovative Cities and Urban Mobility, Energy & Environment." Event Details Name World Urban Forum 6 (WUF6)

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India-Promoting Low Emission Urban Development Strategies in Emerging  

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India-Promoting Low Emission Urban Development Strategies in Emerging India-Promoting Low Emission Urban Development Strategies in Emerging Economy Countries (URBAN-LEDS) Jump to: navigation, search Name India-Promoting Low Emission Urban Development Strategies in Emerging Economy Countries (URBAN-LEDS) Agency/Company /Organization ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability, European Commission, UN Habitat Sector Climate, Energy Focus Area Renewable Energy, Buildings, Buildings - Commercial, Buildings - Residential, People and Policy Topics Adaptation, Background analysis, Baseline projection, Low emission development planning, -LEDS, Market analysis, Pathways analysis, Policies/deployment programs Website http://www.iclei.org/fileadmin Program Start 2012 Program End 2015 Country India Southern Asia References UN-Habitat and European Commission sign major agreement on lower-emission city growth; ICLEI as main implementing partner[1]

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Indonesia-Promoting Low Emission Urban Development Strategies in Emerging  

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Promoting Low Emission Urban Development Strategies in Emerging Promoting Low Emission Urban Development Strategies in Emerging Economy Countries (URBAN-LEDS) Jump to: navigation, search Name Indonesia-Promoting Low Emission Urban Development Strategies in Emerging Economy Countries (URBAN-LEDS) Agency/Company /Organization ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability, European Commission, UN Habitat Sector Climate, Energy Focus Area Renewable Energy, Buildings, Buildings - Commercial, Buildings - Residential, People and Policy Topics Adaptation, Background analysis, Baseline projection, Low emission development planning, -LEDS, Market analysis, Pathways analysis, Policies/deployment programs Website http://www.iclei.org/fileadmin Program Start 2012 Program End 2015 Country Indonesia South-Eastern Asia References UN-Habitat and European Commission sign major agreement on lower-emission city growth; ICLEI as main implementing partner[1]

157

Property:PotentialUrbanUtilityScalePVGeneration | Open Energy Information  

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PotentialUrbanUtilityScalePVGeneration PotentialUrbanUtilityScalePVGeneration Jump to: navigation, search Property Name PotentialUrbanUtilityScalePVGeneration Property Type Quantity Description The estimated potential energy generation from utility-scale PV in urban areas of a particular place. Use this type to express a quantity of energy. The default unit for energy on OpenEI is the Kilowatt hour (kWh), which is 3,600,000 Joules. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Unit_of_energy It's possible types are Watt hours - 1000 Wh, Watt hour, Watthour Kilowatt hours - 1 kWh, Kilowatt hour, Kilowatthour Megawatt hours - 0.001 MWh, Megawatt hour, Megawatthour Gigawatt hours - 0.000001 GWh, Gigawatt hour, Gigawatthour Joules - 3600000 J, Joules, joules Pages using the property "PotentialUrbanUtilityScalePVGeneration"

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Brazil-Promoting Low Emission Urban Development Strategies in Emerging  

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Brazil-Promoting Low Emission Urban Development Strategies in Emerging Brazil-Promoting Low Emission Urban Development Strategies in Emerging Economy Countries (URBAN-LEDS) Jump to: navigation, search Name Brazil-Promoting Low Emission Urban Development Strategies in Emerging Economy Countries (URBAN-LEDS) Agency/Company /Organization ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability, European Commission, UN Habitat Sector Climate, Energy Focus Area Renewable Energy, Buildings, Buildings - Commercial, Buildings - Residential, People and Policy Topics Adaptation, Background analysis, Baseline projection, Low emission development planning, -LEDS, Market analysis, Pathways analysis, Policies/deployment programs Website http://www.iclei.org/fileadmin Program Start 2012 Program End 2015 Country Brazil South America References UN-Habitat and European Commission sign major agreement on lower-emission city growth; ICLEI as main implementing partner[1]

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URBAN EXTENTS Congo, Democra  

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URBAN EXTENTS Congo, Democra Rwanda United Rep. of GRUMPv1 ´ 0 25 50 Km Lambert Azimuthal Equal. Available at:http://sedac.ciesin.columbia.edu/gpw/ United Republic of Tanzania Democratic Republic of Congo

Columbia University

160

Recursive relational urban design  

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This thesis proposes a methodology for the act of urban design that is recursive and centered around explicit relational operations, enabled by taking advantage of computation and parametric techniques. It contains iterative ...

Hillman, Dessen

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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161

The Sourcebook on Sustainable Urban Transport | Open Energy Information  

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Sourcebook on Sustainable Urban Transport Sourcebook on Sustainable Urban Transport Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary Name: The Sourcebook on Sustainable Urban Transport Agency/Company /Organization: GIZ Focus Area: Other Topics: Policy Impacts Resource Type: Reports, Journal Articles, & Tools Website: www.sutp.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=426&Itemid=189& The Sourcebook addresses the key areas of a sustainable transport policy framework for developing cities. It consists of more than twenty modules addressing the following themes: institutional and policy orientation; land use planning and demand management; transit, walking, and cycling; vehicles and fuels; environment and health; and social issues in transport. References Retrieved from "http://en.openei.org/w/index.php?title=The_Sourcebook_on_Sustainable_Urban_Transport&oldid=515034"

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The urban perspectives of acid rain. Workshop summary  

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This report documents discussions held during a workshop an Urban Perspective of Acid Rain. The workshop was sponsored by the Office of the Director, National Acid Precipitation Assessment Program (NAPAP). NAPAP anticipates giving increased emphasis to the benefits in urban areas of emissions reductions. The goal of this informal, exploratory workshop was to serve as a first step towards identifying pollutant monitoring, and research and assessment needs to help answer, from an urban perspective, the two key questions posed to NAPAP by Congress: (1) what are the costs, benefits, and effectiveness of the acid rain control program, and (2) what reductions in deposition, rates are needed in order to prevent adverse effects? The workshop addressed research activities needed to respond to these questions. The discussions focused. sequentially, on data needs, data and model availability, and data and modeling gaps. The discussions concentrated on four areas of effects: human health, materials, urban forests, and visibility.

Tonn, B.E.

1993-06-04T23:59:59.000Z

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West Central North East Area of Tucson  

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0 500 1000 1500 2000 2500 3000 West Central North East Area of Tucson #Individuals Anna Broad-billed Costa Rufous Black-chinned 0 500 1000 1500 2000 2500 3000 West Central North East Area of Tucson not be conflicting, and urban areas may actually provide valuable surrogates for degraded habitats. Our knowledge

Hall, Sharon J.

164

Simulation of Urban Climate with High-Resolution WRF Model: A Case Study in Nanjing, China  

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In this study, urban climate in Nanjing of eastern China is simulated using 1-km resolution Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF) model coupled with a single-layer Urban Canopy Model. Based on the 10-summer simulation results from 2000 to 2009 we find that the WRF model is capable of capturing the high-resolution features of urban climate over Nanjing area. Although WRF underestimates the total precipitation amount, the model performs well in simulating the surface air temperature, relative humidity, and precipitation frequency, diurnal cycle and inter-annual variability. We find that extremely hot events occur most frequently in urban area, with daily maximum (minimum) temperature exceeding 36ºC (28ºC) in around 40% (32%) of days. Urban Heat Island (UHI) effect at surface is more evident during nighttime than daytime, with 20% of cases the UHI intensity above 2.5ºC at night. However, The UHI affects the vertical structure of Planet Boundary Layer (PBL) more deeply during daytime than nighttime. Net gain for latent heat and net radiation is larger over urban than rural surface during daytime. Correspondingly, net loss of sensible heat and ground heat are larger over urban surface resulting from warmer urban skin. Because of different diurnal characteristics of urban-rural differences in the latent heat, ground heat and other energy fluxes, the near surface UHI intensity exhibits a very complex diurnal feature. UHI effect is stronger in days with less cloud or lower wind speed. Model results reveal a larger precipitation frequency over urban area, mainly contributed by the light rain events (<10 mm day-1). Consistent with satellite dataset, around 10-20% more precipitation occurs in urban than rural area at afternoon induced by more unstable urban PBL, which induces a strong vertical atmospheric mixing and upward moisture transport. A significant enhancement of precipitation is found in the downwind region of urban in our simulations in the afternoon.

Yang, Ben; Zhang, Yaocun; Qian, Yun

2012-08-05T23:59:59.000Z

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Wildfire Risk Assessment and Community Wildfire Protection in the Chilhowee Mountain Area of Blount County, East Tennessee.  

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??The growing Wildland Urban Interface community in the Chilhowee Mountain area of Blount County, Tennessee, like many other forested areas in the mountains and hills… (more)

Chimchome, Piyarat

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

166

A GIS based assessment of urban sprawl in North Khobar  

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Urban sprawl has turn out to be an issue of worldwide interest, mainly because of its alleged negative impacts on the social, economic and environmental aspects of the city. Many studies indicate that it is the pattern, density, and rate of new urban growth that leads to sprawl. The proportion of the total population in a region to the total built-up area of the region is a measure of quantifying sprawl. This paper presents a quantitative method to analyse urban sprawl based on computation of indicators and GIS techniques. It was found out that for the study area the percentage change in the built-up area (1980-2005) was 14 times higher than the percentage change in the population growth, and also with the analysis capabilities in GIS, it determined the patterns and densities of new growth thereby classifying some of those areas as sprawl patterns.

Adel S. Al-Dosary; Feroz Khan

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

167

Architecture & Urban Planning College of Architecture & Urban Planning  

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Architecture & Urban Planning College of Architecture & Urban Planning Architecture (ARCH) 300 projects for the remainder of the term. 560 Macroecon Envir Bus 3.00 ADVISORY, ENFORCED 74595 P RW REC 451

Shyy, Wei

168

Architecture & Urban Planning College of Architecture & Urban Planning  

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Architecture & Urban Planning College of Architecture & Urban Planning Architecture (ARCH) 690 Arc is reserved for Executive MBA students only, and meets from 7/19- 9/6. 637 Macroecon Envir Bus 1.50 ADVISORY

Shyy, Wei

169

Urban nUtrient Urban nUtrient  

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Urban nUtrient ManageMent Handbook #12;#12;Urban nUtrient ManageMent Handbook Content Coordinators of the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation. May 2011 #12;#12;Urban Nutrient Management Handbook I . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-1 Soil Physical Properties

Liskiewicz, Maciej

170

Alien plants in urban nature reserves: from red-list species to future invaders? 27 Alien plants in urban nature reserves  

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Alien plants in urban nature reserves: from red-list species to future invaders? 27 Alien plants 2011 Citation: Jarosík V, Pysek P, KadlecT (2011) Alien plants in urban nature reserves: from red in these protected areas are complicated by high proportions of alien species. We examined which environmental

Kratochvíl, Lukas

171

Maintaining urban greenery in developing countries for tourism and recreation: a benefit-cost analysis  

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Conserving biodiversity in urban areas of developing countries has become a big challenge. Urban green spaces play a very important role in this direction. Governments in developing countries are recognising the need of increasing forest and tree cover in urban settings. Like other developing countries, India is also rapidly urbanising. Today every fourth Indian is a city-dweller and it is estimated that more than 40% of India's population will reside in urban areas by 2030. An attempt has been made in this paper to demonstrate the worth of maintaining urban green spaces in Chandigarh city of India by way of benefit-cost (B/C) analysis for the well-being of the city residents and tourists as well. The results would be useful for the city administrators, planners, academics, legal community and general public for deciding about urban land uses in more effective manner.

Pradeep Chaudhry

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

172

Geodata for the urban environment  

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Geodata for the urban environment Robert Hack IAEG, Nottingham, 5 September 2006 #12;5 September 2006 Geodata for the urban environment - IAEG - Hack 2 What is Geodata? All location dependent data from: · Surface, and · Subsurface #12;5 September 2006 Geodata for the urban environment - IAEG - Hack

Hack, Robert

173

Urban health and health inequalities  

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Urban health and health inequalities and the role of urban forestry in Britain: A review Liz O'Brien Kathryn Williams Amy Stewart 2010 #12;Urban health and woodlands Contents Executive Summary 4 1.1.3 Definition of terms 9 3. The policy context: health and forestry policies 11 3.1 Health policies 11 3

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Urban air quality improvement by using a CNG lean burn engine for city buses  

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The use of compressed natural gas (CNG)-fuelled lean-burn city bus engines has a significant potential for air quality improvement in urban areas. Particularly important is the reduction of NOx, as well as particulate and non-regulated HC-emissions. For this reason, a CNG-fuelled, lean-bum, turbocharged, intercooled engine equipped with catalytic converter was developed. The basic engine is a 6-cylinder, heavy duty, serial production Hungarian diesel engine which complies with Euro-2 emissions limits. The objective of this development was to meet European emission limits forecast for the year 2005 (NOx fuel consumption capability of the engine are reported. Based on the evaluation of economical feasibility, the costs of CNG bus operation is additionally discussed. It can be concluded that CNG city bus operation is - compared to diesel operation - a promising way to improve economically the local air quality.

Tamas Meretei; Joep A.N. van Ling; Cornelis Havenith

1998-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

175

A Stable Urban Ecosystem  

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...scientific findings now working their way through the R & D pipeline suggests that the trend toward reduced unit costs will continue...while the pre-liminary draft on Human Settlements (10) waxes still more optimistic. The growth of urbanism in Java is my...

Richard L. Meier

1976-06-04T23:59:59.000Z

176

URBAN EXTENTS Congo, Democra  

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URBAN EXTENTS Botswana Congo, Democra Congo Namibia Zambia GRUMPv1 A t l a n t i c O c e a n � 0 Republic of Congo This document is licensed under a Creative Commons 3.0 Attribution License http

Columbia University

177

architecture architecture urban & regional  

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in architectural design, history, building construction, structures, and environmental technology from ourlandscape architecture architecture urban & regional planning environment + design college of fine-disciplinary studies. 18-to-1 Student-Teacher Ratio You'll enjoy individual, one-on-one attention in your architecture

Hwu, Wen-mei W.

178

Measurements of net radiation, ground heat flux and surface temperature in an urban canyon  

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The Joint Urban 2003 (JU2003) field study was conducted in Oklahoma City in July 2003 to collect data to increase our knowledge of dispersion in urban areas. Air motions in and around urban areas are very complicated due to the influence of urban structures on both mechanical and thermal forcing. During JU2003, meteorological instruments were deployed at various locations throughout the urban area to characterize the processes that influence dispersion. Some of the instruments were deployed to characterize urban phenomena, such as boundary layer development. In addition, particular sites were chosen for more concentrated measurements to investigate physical processes in more detail. One such site was an urban street canyon on Park Avenue between Broadway and Robinson Avenues in downtown Oklahoma City. The urban canyon study was designed to examine the processes that control dispersion within, into and out of the urban canyon. Several towers were deployed in the Park Avenue block, with multiple levels on each tower for observing the wind using sonic anemometers. Infrared thermometers, net radiometers and ground heat flux plates were deployed on two of the towers midway in the canyon to study the thermodynamic effects and to estimate the surface energy balance. We present results from the surface energy balance observations.

Gouveia, F J; Leach, M J; Shinn, J H

2003-11-06T23:59:59.000Z

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Property:PotentialUrbanUtilityScalePVCapacity | Open Energy Information  

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PotentialUrbanUtilityScalePVCapacity PotentialUrbanUtilityScalePVCapacity Jump to: navigation, search Property Name PotentialUrbanUtilityScalePVCapacity Property Type Quantity Description The nameplate capacity technical potential from utility-scale PV in urban areas of a particular place. Use this property to express potential electric energy generation, such as Nameplate Capacity. The default unit is megawatts (MW). For spatial capacity, use property Volume. Acceptable units (and their conversions) are: 1 MW,MWe,megawatt,Megawatt,MegaWatt,MEGAWATT,megawatts,Megawatt,MegaWatts,MEGAWATT,MEGAWATTS 1000 kW,kWe,KW,kilowatt,KiloWatt,KILOWATT,kilowatts,KiloWatts,KILOWATT,KILOWATTS 1000000 W,We,watt,watts,Watt,Watts,WATT,WATTS 1000000000 mW,milliwatt,milliwatts,MILLIWATT,MILLIWATTS 0.001 GW,gigawatt,gigawatts,Gigawatt,Gigawatts,GigaWatt,GigaWatts,GIGAWATT,GIGAWATTS

180

Guidelines and Toolkits for Urban Transport Development in Medium Sized  

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Guidelines and Toolkits for Urban Transport Development in Medium Sized Guidelines and Toolkits for Urban Transport Development in Medium Sized Cities in India Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary Name: Guidelines and Toolkits for Urban Transport Development in Medium Sized Cities in India Agency/Company /Organization: Asian Development Bank Focus Area: Governance - Planning - Decision-Making Structure Topics: Best Practices Complexity/Ease of Use: Not Available Website: sti-india-uttoolkit.adb.org/ Transport Toolkit Region(s): Asia Related Tools Promoting Clean Cars: Case Study of Stockholm and Sweden MOtor Vehicle Emission Simulator (MOVES) The World Bank - Transport ... further results Find Another Tool FIND TRANSPORTATION TOOLS This resource is designed to help decision makers and practitioners in states and municipal governments who are concerned with urban transport

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181

Indonesia-GTZ Emissions Reductions in Urban Transport | Open Energy  

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Reductions in Urban Transport Reductions in Urban Transport Jump to: navigation, search Logo: Indonesia-GTZ Emissions Reductions in Urban Transport Name Indonesia-GTZ Emissions Reductions in Urban Transport Agency/Company /Organization GTZ Partner Ministry of Transportation Sector Energy Focus Area Transportation Topics Background analysis Website http://www.gtz.de/en/themen/um Program Start 2008 Program End 2012 Country Indonesia UN Region South-Eastern Asia References GTZ Transport & Climate Change Website[1] GTZ is working with Indonesia on this program with the following objective: "Indonesian cities increasingly plan and implement measures for a transport system that is energy efficient as well as environmentally and climate friendly." Background of the project is the absence of a national policy on

182

Promoting Low Emission Urban Development Strategies in Emerging Economy  

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Countri (URBAN-LEDS) Countri (URBAN-LEDS) Jump to: navigation, search Name Promoting Low Emission Urban Development Strategies in Emerging Economy Countries (URBAN-LEDS) Agency/Company /Organization ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability, European Commission, UN Habitat Sector Climate, Energy Focus Area Renewable Energy, Buildings, Buildings - Commercial, Buildings - Residential, People and Policy Topics Adaptation, Background analysis, Baseline projection, Low emission development planning, -LEDS, Market analysis, Pathways analysis, Policies/deployment programs Website http://www.iclei.org/fileadmin Program Start 2012 Program End 2015 Country Brazil, India, Indonesia, South Africa South America, Southern Asia, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa References UN-Habitat and European Commission sign major agreement on lower-emission city growth; ICLEI as main implementing partner[1]

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DC's Marble ceiling : urban height and its regulation in Washington, DC  

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Washington, DC has a unique urban form that is the result of a century-old law. Through the narrow lens of DC's height limit, I survey a range of topics related to urban height, starting with a review of its history of ...

Trueblood, Andrew Tyson

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Influence of the thermophoresis on aerosol deposition on warm urban surfaces P. Roupsard1  

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.roupsard@irsn.fr In the case of an accidental or chronic atmospheric pollution by a nuclear plant, aerosols' deposition in the radioactive plume on urban areas with the smallest uncertainties. In this case, deposition must be determined locally in urban canopy. In dry atmospheric conditions, transfer coefficients are defined by the dry

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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Urban Computing With City Dynamics http://research.microsoft.com/en-us/projects/urbancomputing/default.aspx  

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Urban Computing With City Dynamics http://research.microsoft.com/en-us flow Human mobility Energy consumption Environment Economic Populations ...... Data available Mobile, person, vehicle, building, and street in the urban areas can be used as a component to sense city

Rajamani, Sriram K.

186

WATER POVERTY IN THE PERI-URBAN TERRITORIES OF MUMBAI, INDIA  

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1 WATER POVERTY IN THE PERI-URBAN TERRITORIES OF MUMBAI, INDIA Anastasia Angueletou Ph.D. student addresses water poverty in the peri-urban areas of Mumbai1 . The term "water poverty" refers to a variety of situations where people lack from sufficient water in terms of quality and quantity or from enough money

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

187

Observations and Numerical Simulations of Urban Heat Island and Sea Breeze Circulations over New York City  

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-level pollutant dispersion. When an urban area is located at the coast of a large body of water, complexitiesObservations and Numerical Simulations of Urban Heat Island and Sea Breeze Circulations over New examined during several synoptic scale flow regimes over New York City after the World Trade Center

Raman, Sethu

188

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

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

Xuemei Bai; Jing Chen; Peijun Shi

2011-11-21T23:59:59.000Z

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E-Print Network 3.0 - area southwestern nevada Sample Search...  

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ranging from the Sierra Nevada in California to southwestern Utah... within Clark County, Nevada, typify several fast-growing urban areas within former tortoise habitat...

190

Urban Computing: Concepts, Methodologies, and Applications  

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Urbanization's rapid progress has modernized many people's lives but also engendered big issues, such as traffic congestion, energy consumption, and pollution. Urban computing aims to tackle these issues by using the data that has been generated in cities ... Keywords: Urban computing, big data, city dynamics, computing with heterogeneous data, human mobility, knowledge fusion, trajectories, urban informatics, urban sensing

Yu Zheng, Licia Capra, Ouri Wolfson, Hai Yang

2014-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Utvärdering av urban vindkraft; Evaluation of urban windmill.  

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?? NCC har i samarbete med IVL Svenska Miljöinstitutet och Solna Stad startat ett projekt där alternativ energiproduktion i urban miljö ligger i fokus. Ett… (more)

Melin, Björn

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

192

Modeling urban runoff characteristics  

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Suhhasrn (Gout) Main Channel Element in Kinematic Wave Calculations FIG. 2. -Elements Used in is the area contributing to the channel. If the area contributing to the channel is less then the total subbasin area, the model assumes that the channel... Suhhasrn (Gout) Main Channel Element in Kinematic Wave Calculations FIG. 2. -Elements Used in is the area contributing to the channel. If the area contributing to the channel is less then the total subbasin area, the model assumes that the channel...

Garcia, Alfred

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

193

Localization and 3D Reconstruction of Urban Scenes Using GPS  

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D models in Google earth · Manual modeling and texturing (sketch-up) · 3D model covers limited area

Haro, Antonio

194

500 V/200 A fault current limiter modules made of large-area MOD-YBa2Cu3O7 thin films with high-resistivity Au–Ag alloy shunt layers  

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We developed 500 Vrms/ 200 Arms superconducting thin-film fault current limiter (FCL) modules that can withstand high electric fields (E>30 Vrms cm?1) by using large-area YBa2Cu3O7 (YBCO) thin films with high-resistivity Au–Ag alloy shunt layers. Au–Ag alloy films about 60 nm thick were sputter-deposited on YBCO/CeO2/sapphire films (2.7 cm ? 20 cm) prepared using a fluorine-free MOD method. Each 20 cm long Au–Ag/YBCO film was then divided into three segments (each ~5.7 cm long) by four Ag electrodes deposited on the Au–Ag layer, resulting in an effective length of 17 cm. The 500 V/200 A FCL modules were then fabricated by first connecting two of the segmented films in parallel using Ag-sheathed Bi-2223 superconducting tapes and then connecting in parallel an external resistor and a capacitor for each segment to protect the Au–Ag/YBCO film from hot spots. Switching tests using a short-circuit generator revealed that all the modules carried a superconducting ac current of ?237 Arms and that modules prepared with YBCO films having a relatively homogeneous critical current Ic distribution successfully withstood ?515 Vrms for five cycles without any damage. These results demonstrate that (a) the FCL modules fabricated here successfully achieved the rated current of 200 Arms and rated voltage of 500 Vrms and (b) total area of the YBCO films on sapphire substrates required for the 500 V/200 A (100 kV A) module was less than one-third that for conventional thin-film FCL modules that use gold shunt layers, leading to the significantly reduced cost of thin-film FCLs. Film damage due to hot spots depended on the difference in Ic between the two parallel-connected films and on the inhomogeneity of the Ic distribution in the film, and is most probably due to nonlinear current flows at the moment of quenching that cause local overheating.

H Yamasaki; K Arai; K Kaiho; Y Nakagawa; M Sohma; W Kondo; I Yamaguchi; H Matsui; T Kumagai; N Natori; N Higuchi

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Adapting Urban Transport to Climate Change- Module 5f - Sustainable  

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Page Page Edit with form History Facebook icon Twitter icon » Adapting Urban Transport to Climate Change- Module 5f - Sustainable transport: a sourcebook for policy-makers in developing cities Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: Adapting Urban Transport to Climate Change- Module 5f - Sustainable transport: a sourcebook for policy-makers in developing cities Agency/Company /Organization: gtz- Transport Policy Advisory Services, Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development Focus Area: Governance - Planning - Decision-Making Structure Topics: Analysis Tools Resource Type: Reports, Journal Articles, & Tools Website: www.giz.de/Themen/en/dokumente/gtz2010-en-adapting-urban-transport-to- This sourcebook addresses the key areas of a sustainable transport policy

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Bay Area | Open Energy Information  

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

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Texas Area | Open Energy Information  

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

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Rockies Area | Open Energy Information  

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

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Measuring the influence of the greening design of the building environment on the urban real estate market in Taiwan  

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To address the worsening problems of global warming and the urban heat island effect, ecological cities and building environment greening are being promoted in population-dense urban areas domestically and abroad. For example, the Japanese Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport, and Tourism announced the CASBEE-HI (Heat Island) assessment system in 2008 as a response to worsening urban warming and urban heat island effects. The Ministry implemented “Building Space Greening Plans” in Tokyo, Osaka, and other cities, enforcing by law the effective reduction of urban temperatures and improving urban living environments and alleviating the threat of urban ecological disasters. Therefore, this study integrates Taiwan domestic and foreign building space greening design, derived greening benefits, implementation promotion methods, and greening design policies as measurement constructs to examine the mutual influence between different constructs and to analyze the degree of influence on the urban real estate market. From the result, demonstrating that building space environment greening design does bring about positive benefits. In addition, the greening benefit was shown to have a positive impact on the urban real estate market. At the same time, greening promotion implementation method and urban policy standard both had a positive impact on the urban real estate market, demonstrating that government promotion of building environment greening design through urban design policy means is acceptable to the public.

Kuei-Feng Chang; Po-Cheng Chou

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

200

Form in the [middle]-ground : urban/suburban sprawl in Georgia & Tennessee  

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Over the next quarter century the U.S. population will expand by 25 percent, an unprecedented steep and rapid increase that has already begun. The urban and suburban land area has been expanding to create a sprawling ...

Prevendar, Nathaniel J. (Nathaniel Joseph)

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Rethinking walled residential compound in peripheral urban China : a guideline for boundary and size design  

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In the last two decades, with the high speed urbanization, walled residential compound as the typical housing development is being constructed on a large scale in peripheral areas of Chinese cities. Its self-enclosing ...

Sun, Na

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Atmospheric Environment 40 (2006) 17431758 Impact of urban heat island on regional atmospheric pollution  

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and spatial distribution of atmospheric pollutants over the Paris region. One anticyclonic episode from Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved. Keywords: Regional atmospheric pollution; Urban area micrometeorology are large sources of atmospheric pollutants. Their spatial distribution and their temporal evolution can

Ribes, Aurélien

203

Dose Limits  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

Dose Limits ERAD (Question Posted to ERAD in May 2012) Who do you define as a member of the public for the onsite MEI? This question implies that there may be more than one maximally exposed individual (MEI), one on-site and one off-site, when demonstrating compliance with the Public Dose Limit of DOE Order 458.1. Although all potential MEIs should be considered and documented, as well as the calculated doses and pathways considered, the intent of DOE Order 458.1 is in fact to ultimately identify only one MEI, a theoretical individual who could be either on-site or off-site.

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Bicycle Urbanism Symposium Page 1 of 15 BICYCLE URBANISM SYMPOSIUM  

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Bicycle Urbanism Symposium Page 1 of 15 BICYCLE URBANISM SYMPOSIUM SESSION DETAILS (Last updated Bicycle and Transit Connections in Seattle (panel) Chris Breiland, Fehr and Peers (moderator) Eileen it, how to get people to ride and become a great bicycling city? (workshop) Sara Zora, City

Hochberg, Michael

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Bicycle Urbanism Symposium Page 1 of 4 BICYCLE URBANISM SYMPOSIUM  

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Bicycle Urbanism Symposium Page 1 of 4 BICYCLE URBANISM SYMPOSIUM POSTERS (Last updated June 19. Alternative and adaptive transportation: how do availability of bicycle, pedestrian and transit facilities. Benefit-Cost Analysis of Repealing Bicycle Helmet Regulations--Implications for the City of Seattle Zun

Hochberg, Michael

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MOBILITY MEASUREMENT IN URBAN TRANSPORTATION (MMUT) RESEARCH PROJECT  

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1 MOBILITY MEASUREMENT IN URBAN TRANSPORTATION (MMUT) RESEARCH PROJECT Project Summary ­ FY 2010 procedures and resulting performance measures have been used in multimodal measurement efforts in many U fund effort will be on some emerging topical areas. The goals of the proposed research project include

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Performance of building cladding in urban environments under extreme winds  

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Performance of building cladding in urban environments under extreme winds By Tiphaine Williamsa ABSTRACT: When tropical storms, hurricanes, typhoons and other extreme wind events make landfall-rise construction in these regions, as well as other areas impacted by extreme wind events, generally reveal

Kareem, Ahsan

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Chlorinated organic compounds in urban river sediments  

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Among anthropogenic chemicals, many chlorinated organic compounds have been used as insecticides and detected frequently as contaminants in urban river sediments so far. However, the number and total amount of chemicals produced commercially and used are increasing year by year, though each amount of chemicals is not so high. New types of contaminants in the environment may be detected by the use of newly developed chemicals. Chlorinated organic compounds in the urban river sediments around Tokyo and Kyoto, large cities in Japan, were surveyed and recent trends of contaminants were studied. Contaminants of the river sediments in industrial areas had a variety, but PCB (polychlorinated biphenyls) was detected in common in industrial areas. Concentration of PCB related well to the number of factories on both sides of rivers, although the use of PCB was stopped 20 years ago. In domestic areas, Triclosan (5-chloro-2-(2,4-dichlorophenoxy)-phenol) and Triclocarban (3,4,4{prime}-trichlorocarbanilide)(both are contained in soap or shampoo for fungicides), p-dichlorobenzene (insecticides for wears) and TCEP(tris-chloroethyl phosphate) were detected. EOX(extracted organic halogen) in the sediments was 5 to 10 times of chlorinated organic compounds detected by GC/MS. Major part of organic halogen was suggested to be included in chlorinated organics formed by bleaching or sterilization.

Soma, Y.; Shiraishi, H.; Inaba, K. [National Inst. of Environmental Studies, Tsukuba, Ibaraki (Japan)

1995-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Environmental security planning : an application to the Longwood Medical Area  

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The thesis is a study of the security problems due to street crime in the Longwood Medical Area of Boston. The first part of the thesis defines the theories and practices of environmental security .planning, the urban ...

Garmaise, Miriam Gail

1982-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Interaction of Nocturnal Low-Level Jets with Urban Geometries as seen in Joint URBAN 2003 Data  

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As accurate modeling of atmospheric flows in urban environments requires sophisticated representation of complex urban geometries, much work has been devoted to treatment of the urban surface. However, the importance of the larger-scale flow impinging upon the urban complex to the flow, transport and dispersion within it and downwind has received less attention. Building-resolving computational fluid dynamics (CFD) models are commonly employed to investigate interactions between the flow and three-dimensional structures comprising the urban environment, however such models are typically forced with simplified boundary conditions that fail to include important regional-scale phenomena that can strongly influence the flow within the urban complex and downwind. This paper investigates the interaction of an important and frequently occurring regional-scale phenomenon, the nocturnal low-level jet (LLJ), with urban-scale turbulence and dispersion in Oklahoma City using data from the Joint URBAN 2003 (JU2003) field experiment. Two simulations of nocturnal tracer release experiments from JU2003 using Lawrence Livermore National laboratory's FEM3MP CFD model yield differing levels of agreement with the observations in wind speed, turbulence kinetic energy (TKE) and concentration profiles in the urban wake, approximately 750m downwind of the central business district. Profiles of several observed turbulence parameters at this location indicate characteristics of both bottom-up and top-down boundary layers during each of the experiments. These data are consistent with turbulence production due to at least two sources, the complex flow structures of the urban area and the region of strong vertical wind shear occurring beneath the LLJs present each night. While strong LLJs occurred each night, their structures varied considerably, resulting in significant differences in the magnitudes of the turbulence parameters observed during the two experiments. As FEM3MP was forced only with an upwind velocity profile that did not adequately represent the LLJ, the downward propagation of TKE observed during the experiments was absent from the simulations. As such, the differing levels of agreement between the simulations and observations during the two experiments can, in part, be explained by their exclusion of this important larger-scale influence. We demonstrate the ability of the Weather Research and Forecast Model (WRF) to simulate accurate velocity fields during each night, and identify the use of regional-scale simulation data as a promising approach for representing the effects of important regional-scale phenomena such as the LLJ, on urban-scale simulations.

K.Lundquist, J; D.Mirocha, J

2006-09-06T23:59:59.000Z

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Analysis of wet deposition at an urban location  

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Wet deposition data collected at the Detroit Edison urban site provided a clear chemical profile at this location for the period studied. Correlations of major anions with acidity indicate that decreases in pH are associated with increases in sulfates and nitrates. However, other components not measured may have a bearing on pH reductions. The differences between two locations 70 km apart were quite small on the average. Strong local source influences at the urban location were not evident in the limited data set available for study. Wind direction can help determine the ultimate origins of pollutants.

Foltman, R.A.

1985-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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RESEARCH INTERESTS My research has four major areas of emphasis presently. The first area is the  

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is the documentation of radiation dispersion in rural and urban areas subsequent to release from a nuclear accident to refine models for predicting fallout patterns subsequent to nuclear dispersive weapons (dirty bombs and outside of the body. Radiation dosimetry is a central tenet of my third area of research, the biological

Chesser, Ronald Keith

213

Saving Energy and Improving Air Quality in Urban Heat Islands  

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Temperatures in urban areas have increased because solar energy is more strongly absorbed by additional roofs and pavements. Downtown Los Angles is now 2.5 Kelvin warmer than in the 1930s which requires 1–1.5 GWe more electricity to cool buildings on summer days costing an extra $100 million/year. Cool roof and pavement materials with increased reflectivity of 0.25 can lower surface temperatures by 10 K. If Los Angles urban temperatures could be reduced by 3 K ozone concentrations could be reduced considerably.

Hashem Akbari

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Effect of building integrated photovoltaics on microclimate of urban canopy layer  

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Building integrated photovoltaics (BIPV) has potential of becoming the mainstream of renewable energy in the urban environment. BIPV has significant influence on the thermal performance of building envelope and changes radiation energy balance by adding or replacing conventional building elements in urban areas. PTEBU model was developed to evaluate the effect of photovoltaic (PV) system on the microclimate of urban canopy layer. PTEBU model consists of four sub-models: PV thermal model, PV electrical performance model, building energy consumption model, and urban canyon energy budget model. PTEBU model is forced with temperature, wind speed, and solar radiation above the roof level and incorporates detailed data of PV system and urban canyon in Tianjin, China. The simulation results show that PV roof and PV façade with ventilated air gap significantly change the building surface temperature and sensible heat flux density, but the air temperature of urban canyon with PV module varies little compared with the urban canyon of no PV. The PV module also changes the magnitude and pattern of diurnal variation of the storage heat flux and the net radiation for the urban canyon with PV increase slightly. The increase in the PV conversion efficiency not only improves the PV power output, but also reduces the urban canyon air temperature.

Wei Tian; Yiping Wang; Yiyang Xie; Danzhu Wu; Li Zhu; Jianbo Ren

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Property:PotentialUrbanUtilityScalePVArea | Open Energy Information  

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PotentialUrbanUtilityScalePVArea PotentialUrbanUtilityScalePVArea Jump to: navigation, search Property Name PotentialUrbanUtilityScalePVArea Property Type Quantity Description The area of potential utility-scale PV in urban areas in a place. Use this type to express a quantity of two-dimensional space. The default unit is the square meter (m²). http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Area Acceptable units (and their conversions) are: Square Meters - 1 m²,m2,m^2,square meter,square meters,Square Meter,Square Meters,Sq. Meters,SQUARE METERS Square Kilometers - 0.000001 km²,km2,km^2,square kilometer,square kilometers,square km,square Kilometers,SQUARE KILOMETERS Square Miles - 0.000000386 mi²,mi2,mi^2,mile²,square mile,square miles,square mi,Square Miles,SQUARE MILES Square Feet - 10.7639 ft²,ft2,ft^2,square feet,square

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Nuclear EMP simulation for large-scale urban environments. FDTD for electrically large problems.  

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In case of a terrorist nuclear attack in a metropolitan area, EMP measurement could provide: (1) a prompt confirmation of the nature of the explosion (chemical or nuclear) for emergency response; and (2) and characterization parameters of the device (reaction history, yield) for technical forensics. However, urban environment could affect the fidelity of the prompt EMP measurement (as well as all other types of prompt measurement): (1) Nuclear EMP wavefront would no longer be coherent, due to incoherent production, attenuation, and propagation of gamma and electrons; and (2) EMP propagation from source region outward would undergo complicated transmission, reflection, and diffraction processes. EMP simulation for electrically-large urban environment: (1) Coupled MCNP/FDTD (Finite-difference time domain Maxwell solver) approach; and (2) FDTD tends to be limited to problems that are not 'too' large compared to the wavelengths of interest because of numerical dispersion and anisotropy. We use a higher-order low-dispersion, isotropic FDTD algorithm for EMP propagation.

Smith, William S. [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Bull, Jeffrey S. [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Wilcox, Trevor [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Bos, Randall J. [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Shao, Xuan-Min [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Goorley, John T. [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Costigan, Keeley R. [Los Alamos National Laboratory

2012-08-13T23:59:59.000Z

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California Urban and Biodiversity Analysis (CURBA)  

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California Urban and Biodiversity Analysis (CURBA) Model #12;Presentation Overview · Model Overview and Fragmentation Analysis Modules · Indication of Effects of Policy on Biodiversity Model Overview #12;· Urban on Biodiversity Model Overview #12;Urban Growth Model: Review · Estimate county based urbanization equations: Prob

Clarke, Keith

218

"Dangerous" urban trees & community health & safety  

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, safety & climate change · Forest Research project "Climate change and street trees" · Reviews-term threats. Introduction #12;Urban trees, safety & climate change · General concern that urban tree canopy shown in 5 of 8 English regions. Research Problem #12;Urban trees, safety & climate change #12;Urban

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Ethanol Usage in Urban Public Transportation - Presentation of Results |  

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Ethanol Usage in Urban Public Transportation - Presentation of Results Ethanol Usage in Urban Public Transportation - Presentation of Results Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary Name: Ethanol Usage in Urban Public Transportation - Presentation of Results Agency/Company /Organization: BioEthanol for Sustainable Transport Focus Area: Fuels & Efficiency Topics: Best Practices Website: cenbio.iee.usp.br/download/publicacoes/SAE_BEST_2010.pdf This paper presents the BioEthanol for Sustainable Transport (BEST) project in Brazil, its partners, and the results from the demonstration tests performed in field, as well as the proposals of public policies that were elaborated and are being implemented. The BEST project was implemented in Sao Paulo as well as eight other cities located in Europe and Asia. How to Use This Tool

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Long term distribution network planning considering urbanity uncertainties  

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This paper addresses the problem of long term distribution network planning under urbanity uncertainties. Unpredictable urbanity plans are expected facts in developing/under developed countries. This type of uncertainties make it difficult to implement designed network in the future and leads to increasing operational costs including loss and outage costs. In this paper we presented a novel approach for distribution network planning which in addition of eliminating harmful effects of urbanity uncertainties, leads to easy management and operation of resulted network. In this approach several points of study region with high accessibility are selected as candidate embranchment points and optimal connection configuration of load points to the embranchment points is determined by genetic algorithm considering investment, loss and also customer interruption costs. Afterward, final structure of network is designed by branch exchange method considering the embranchment points as representative to load points in their service area. The performance of the proposed approach is assessed on a test distribution network.

Javad Salehi; Mahmoud-Reza Haghifam

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Characterization of urban solid waste in Chihuahua, Mexico  

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The characterization of urban solid waste generation is fundamental for adequate decision making in the management strategy of urban solid waste in a city. The objective of this study is to characterize the waste generated in the households of Chihuahua city, and to compare the results obtained in areas of the city with three different socioeconomic levels. In order to identify the different socioeconomic trends in waste generation and characterization, 560 samples of solid waste were collected during 1 week from 80 households in Chihuahua and were hand sorted and classified into 15 weighted fractions. The average waste generation in Chihuahua calculated in this study was 0.676 kg per capita per day in April 2006. The main fractions were: organic (48%), paper (16%) and plastic (12%). Results show an increased waste generation associated with the socioeconomic level. The characterization in amount and composition of urban waste is the first step needed for the successful implementation of an integral waste management system.

Guadalupe Gomez; Montserrat Meneses; Lourdes Ballinas; Francesc Castells

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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CANCELLED: From Energy Conscious Buildings to Climate-Sensitive Urban  

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CANCELLED: From Energy Conscious Buildings to Climate-Sensitive Urban CANCELLED: From Energy Conscious Buildings to Climate-Sensitive Urban Design Speaker(s): Edna Shaviv Date: March 14, 2006 - 12:00pm Location: Bldg. 90 The consideration of solar rights in urban design is essential in order to allow passive heating of buildings in winter and to improve the comfort conditions of people in the street, sidewalks and open spaces. A new energy code for residential buildings in Israel defines a required level of solar insolation of the buildings according to different city areas, orientations and climatic zones. These requirements were used to define objective criteria for solar rights regulations. Following, we define a method and a simple design tool that allows achieving the required solar insolation. Three methods were suggested; two are based on performance approach while

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Intake fraction of nonreactive vehicle emissions in US urban areas  

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transfer factors for air pollution health risk assessment.better understanding of air pollution health effects. IntakeFuel combustion, air pollution exposure, and health: The

Marshall, Julian D.; Teoh, Soon-Kay; Nazaroff, William W.

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

224

Background ELF Magnetic Fields in a Great Urban Area  

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Epidemiologic evidences about increasing of risk of tumoral pathology incidence for group of subjects exposed to ELF magnetic field levels greater than established thresholds (cut-off points) stress the import...

Giovanni d’Amore; Laura Anglesio…

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Short communication Study of pollution dispersion in urban areas using  

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of the Reynolds numbers covers the laminar, transitional and part of the turbulent regimes of the flow (CFD) and Geographic Information System (GIS) A.K.M. Chua , R.C.W. Kwokb , K.N. Yua, * a Department rights reserved. Keywords: Street canyons; Computational Fluid Dynamics; CFD; CFX; Geographic Information

Yu, K.N.

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Statistical sampling plans for travel time measurement in urban areas  

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, Hallenbeck, and Schroeder conducted a study to compare statistically the travel time data collected with the two different techniques. The study was conducted on three arterial streets in Bellevue, a suburb of Seattle, Washington, and the evaluation..., Hallenbeck, and Schroeder conducted a study to compare statistically the travel time data collected with the two different techniques. The study was conducted on three arterial streets in Bellevue, a suburb of Seattle, Washington, and the evaluation...

Turner, Shawn

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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New Orleans Urbanized Area Metropolitan Transportation Plan FY 2032  

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and US 90------------------------------------------------------ 45 Florida Avenue Bridge at the IHNC------------------------------------------------------------------ 46 Interstate 10 Bottleneck Elimination & Interchange Reconstruction...-------------------------- 47 I-10 East Widening------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 48 West Napoleon Avenue Completion----------------------------------------------------------------- 48 LA 3154 - Relocated Hickory...

New Orleans Urbanized Area Regional Planning Commission

2007-06-12T23:59:59.000Z

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Great Cities Institute Comparative Urbanisms  

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Great Cities Institute Comparative Urbanisms Seminar Series Governance and Social Innovation those "socially innovative strategies" undertaken by citizens in different European cities, identity, governance and social innovation. Her upcoming publications include "Multilevel Governance

Illinois at Chicago, University of

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Basly L., Couvercelle C., Cauneau F., Ranchin T., Wald L., 1999. SAR imagery for urban air quality. In Proceedings of the 18th EARSeL Symposium on Operational Remote Sensing for Sustainable Development, Enschede, The Netherlands, Nieuwenhuis G.,  

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Basly L., Couvercelle C., Cauneau F., Ranchin T., Wald L., 1999. SAR imagery for urban air quality IMAGERY FOR URBAN AIR QUALITY L. Basly, F. Cauneau, C. Couvercelle, T. Ranchin, L. Wald Groupe micro-climate and air quality. In urban area, air quality is quite dependent on the air flow drag which

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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Assessment of ground-based atmospheric observations for verification of greenhouse gas emissions from an urban region  

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...GHG concentrations, , and radon-222 from Heidelberg. Unfortunately...0) (http://vulcan.project.asu.edu) (27...emissions: method to support international climate agreements, National Research Council...emissions from an urban region. | International agreements to limit greenhouse...

Kathryn McKain; Steven C. Wofsy; Thomas Nehrkorn; Janusz Eluszkiewicz; James R. Ehleringer; Britton B. Stephens

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Geothermal Areas | Open Energy Information  

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Geothermal Areas Geothermal Areas Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Geothermal Areas Geothermal Areas are specific locations of geothermal potential (e.g., Coso Geothermal Area). The base set of geothermal areas used in this database came from the 253 geothermal areas identified by the USGS in their 2008 Resource Assessment.[1] Additional geothermal areas were added, as needed, based on a literature search and on projects listed in the GTP's 2011 database of funded projects. Add.png Add a new Geothermal Resource Area Map of Areas List of Areas Loading map... {"format":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"limit":2500,"offset":0,"link":"all","sort":[""],"order":[],"headers":"show","mainlabel":"","intro":"","outro":"","searchlabel":"\u2026

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A simulation model for urban traffic noise  

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Urban traffic noise is studied by a simulation model whose main features are the following: effects of traffic lights speed limit possibility of vehicles overtaking and driving styles. In the model there is a basic assumption about driver’s behavior (‘‘follow the leader’’) considering the case of straight and level road with two lanes for every carriageway and two traffic lights. Three driving styles are considered: A (‘‘quiet driver’’): change of gear at 60% of engine speed corresponding to maximum torque B (‘‘normal driver’’): at 80% C (‘‘fast driver’’): at 100%. The behavior rules provide for: keeping of safety distance overtaking if there are vehicles at different speeds deceleration and stop at traffic lights with red synchronization of two traffic lights if requested. From the kinematic side the model was validated by comparison with acceleration distribution of a real vehicle’s flow while the acoustic one was by the comparison with noise levels measured along urban streets. The simulation model lets one take into account the following factors concerning the traffic noise emission: main noise sources of vehicle (tires engine intake and exhaust system) traffic flow and maximum speed allowed traffic mix as regards different driving styles.

A. Di Giulio; F. Mancosu; C. Nucci; L. Zocchi

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Flux Measurements of Volatile Organic Compounds from an Urban Tower Platform in Houston, Texas: Trends and Tracers  

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and traffic counts except during variable working hours. To assign measured fluxes to local sources, we tested a bulk flux footprint model (Kormann and Meixner model) designed for uniform emission surface areas in this urban, heterogeneous landscape. Tracer...

Hale, Martin C

2014-05-08T23:59:59.000Z

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A window on urban sustainability  

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Sustainable urban development requires the integration of environmental interests in urban planning. Although various methods of environmental assessment have been developed, plan outcomes are often disappointing due to the complex nature of decision-making in urban planning, which takes place in multiple arenas within multiple policy networks involving diverse stakeholders. We argue that the concept of ‘decision windows’ can structure this seemingly chaotic chain of interrelated decisions. First, explicitly considering the dynamics of the decision-making process, we further conceptualized decision windows as moments in an intricate web of substantively connected deliberative processes where issues are reframed within a decision-making arena, and interests may be linked within and across arenas. Adopting this perspective in two case studies, we then explored how decision windows arise, which factors determine their effectiveness and how their occurrence can be influenced so as to arrive at more sustainable solutions. We conclude that the integration of environmental interests in urban planning is highly dependent on the ability of the professionals involved to recognize and manipulate decision windows. Finally, we explore how decision windows may be opened. -- Highlights: • Decision-making about sustainable urban development occurs in networks. • The concept of ‘decision windows’ was further elaborated. • Decision windows help understand how environmental interests enter decision-making. • Decision windows can, to some extent, be influenced.

Stigt, Rien van, E-mail: rien.vanstigt@hu.nl [Research Center for Technology and Innovation, Utrecht University of Applied Sciences, P.O. Box 182, 3500 AD Utrecht (Netherlands); Driessen, Peter P.J., E-mail: p.driessen@uu.nl [Copernicus Institute of Sustainable Development, Faculty of Geosciences, Utrecht University, P.O. Box 80.115, 3508 TC Utrecht (Netherlands); Spit, Tejo J.M., E-mail: T.J.M.Spit@uu.nl [Department of Human Geography and Spatial Planning, Faculty of Geosciences, Utrecht University, P.O. Box 80.115, 3508 TC Utrecht (Netherlands)

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Research Areas  

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Areas Areas Research Areas Print Scientists from a wide variety of fields come to the ALS to perform experiements. Listed below are some of the most common research areas covered by ALS beamlines. Below each heading are a few examples of the specific types of topics included in that category. Click on a heading to learn more about that research area at the ALS. Energy Science Photovoltaics, photosynthesis, biofuels, energy storage, combustion, catalysis, carbon capture/sequestration. Bioscience General biology, structural biology. Materials/Condensed Matter Correlated materials, nanomaterials, magnetism, polymers, semiconductors, water, advanced materials. Physics Atomic, molecular, and optical (AMO) physics; accelerator physics. Chemistry Surfaces/interfaces, catalysts, chemical dynamics (gas-phase chemistry), crystallography, physical chemistry.

236

"Foundation Challenges in Urban Environments" Presented by ASCE Metropolitan Section / Geo-Institute Chapter  

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"Foundation Challenges in Urban Environments" Presented by ASCE Metropolitan Section / Geo-Institute Chapter May 16, 2013, New York City FOUNDATION CHALLENGES IN THE NEW YORK CITY METROPOLITAN AREA CAUSED by foundation engineers and constructors in the New York City metropolitan area are the result of a complex

Horvath, John S.

237

Director Position Center for Urban Transportation  

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Director Position Center for Urban Transportation The Center for Urban Transportation Research for state policymakers, transportation agencies, transportation professionals and the public. CUTR conducts of Transportation's Federal Transit Administration and Federal Highway Administration, the Florida Department

Arslan, Hüseyin

238

Urban PDE dynamics: Situating PRIPODE research in  

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development on the urban fringe Investment in real estate drives up rents (through land speculation) The poor, sustainable urbanization may be the "last best hope" for economic development & environmental stewardship #12

Columbia University

239

High-resolution urban thermal sharpener (HUTS)  

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the urban heat island of Houston, Texas,  Remote Sensing of infrared  remote sensing and GIS to asses the urban heat heat island analysis.  Photogrammetric Engineering & Remote 

Dominguez, Anthony; Kleissl, Jan; Luvall, Jeffrey C; Rickman, Douglas L

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

240

Field crossings : hybridizing the urban park  

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The growth and identity of urban open space is a vital issue facing our cities today. The development and revitalization of old industrial centers in the United States has prompted urban transformations in usage, densification ...

Cyphers, Scott M

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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241

Roles of Urban Tree Canopy and Buildings in Urban Heat Island Effects: Parameterization and Preliminary Results  

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and Forecasting model and an urban canopy model (WRF-UCM). By parameterizing the effects of these natural surfaces alongside roadways and buildings, the modified WRF-UCM is used to in- vestigate how urban trees, soil longwave radiative trapping in urban street canyons. 1. Introduction Urbanization can alter local climate

Dickerson, Russell R.

242

Urban web crawling  

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Local search is increasingly becoming a major focus point of research interest. It is a widely-recognized speciality search with a large application area. Its data is usually aggregated from a variety of sources. One as yet largely untapped source of ... Keywords: adaptive crawling, focused crawling, geographic web information retrieval, location-based web search, topical search

Dirk Ahlers; Susanne Boll

2008-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

243

Variation of Solar Attenuation with Height in CAPLTER The atmosphere over rural and urbanized areas differs in many ways in relation to terrain influences and human-induced variations (e.g., heat, humidity, wind, and pollution). The sun's energy penetrate  

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on amounts of solar energy that are accumulated at any given time. These controls range from extraterrestrial of variability cascade into plant productivity, solar energy technology, and urban climate processes, in generalVariation of Solar Attenuation with Height in CAPLTER Abstract The atmosphere over rural

Hall, Sharon J.

244

Research Areas  

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Research Areas Print Research Areas Print Scientists from a wide variety of fields come to the ALS to perform experiements. Listed below are some of the most common research areas covered by ALS beamlines. Below each heading are a few examples of the specific types of topics included in that category. Click on a heading to learn more about that research area at the ALS. Energy Science Photovoltaics, photosynthesis, biofuels, energy storage, combustion, catalysis, carbon capture/sequestration. Bioscience General biology, structural biology. Materials/Condensed Matter Correlated materials, nanomaterials, magnetism, polymers, semiconductors, water, advanced materials. Physics Atomic, molecular, and optical (AMO) physics; accelerator physics. Chemistry Surfaces/interfaces, catalysts, chemical dynamics (gas-phase chemistry), crystallography, physical chemistry.

245

coherence area  

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1....In an electromagnetic wave, such as a lightwave or a radio wave, the area of a surface (a) every point on which the surface is perpendicular to the direction of propagation, (b) over which the e...

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

246

BICYCLE URBANISM SYMPOSIUM KEYNOTE ADDRESS  

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for expanding their cycling networks, combined with a range of complementary programs such as bike sharing, bikeBICYCLE URBANISM SYMPOSIUM KEYNOTE ADDRESS Cycling to the Future: Lessons from Cities across the Globe In this talk, John Pucher documents the boom in cycling in both European and North American cities

Hochberg, Michael

247

Thermodynamics of urban population flows  

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

A. Hernando and A. Plastino

2012-12-05T23:59:59.000Z

248

E-Print Network 3.0 - assessing urban contamination Sample Search...  

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12;Urban Soil - Compaction 12;Urban... Engineering Urban Soils to Improve Landscape Tree Performance P. Eric Wiseman, Ph.D. Assistant... Professor, Urban Forestry ... Source:...

249

CHANGES IN SHALLOW GROUNDWATER QUALITY BENEATH RECENTLY URBANIZED AREAS IN THE MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE AREA1  

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Resources Association (JAWRA). Received March 17, 2011; accepted October 7, 2011. ª 2011 American Water

250

An integrated monitoring/modeling framework for assessing human-nature interactions in urbanizing watersheds: Wappinger and Onondaga Creek watersheds, New York, USA  

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In much of the world, rapidly expanding areas of impervious surfaces due to urbanization threaten water resources. Although tools for modeling and projecting land use change and water quantity and quality exist independently, to date it is rare to find ... Keywords: Impervious surface, Remote sensing, Socio-economic factors, Uncertainty, Urbanization, Water resources

Bongghi Hong; Karin E. Limburg; Myrna H. Hall; Giorgos Mountrakis; Peter M. Groffman; Karla Hyde; Li Luo; Victoria R. Kelly; Seth J. Myers

2012-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

251

Techniques for estimating flood hydrographs for ungaged urban watersheds  

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The Clark Method, modified slightly, was used to develop a synthetic dimensionless hydrograph that can be used to estimate flood hydrographs for ungaged urban watersheds. Application of the technique results in a typical (average) flood hydrograph for a given peak discharge. Input necessary to apply the technique is an estimate of basin lagtime and the recurrence interval peak discharge. Equations for this purpose were obtained from a recent nationwide study on flood frequency in urban watersheds. A regression equation was developed which relates flood volumes to drainage area size, basin lagtime, and peak discharge. This equation is useful where storage of floodwater may be a part of design or flood prevention. 6 refs., 17 figs., 5 tabs.

Stricker, V.A.; Sauer, V.B.

1982-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

252

Radiological Areas  

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Revision to Clearance Policy Associated with Recycle of Scrap Metals Originating from Revision to Clearance Policy Associated with Recycle of Scrap Metals Originating from Radiological Areas On July 13, 2000, the Secretary of Energy imposed an agency-wide suspension on the unrestricted release of scrap metal originating from radiological areas at Department of Energy (DOE) facilities for the purpose of recycling. The suspension was imposed in response to concerns from the general public and industry groups about the potential effects of radioactivity in or on material released in accordance with requirements established in DOE Order 5400.5, Radiation Protection of the Public and Environment. The suspension was to remain in force until DOE developed and implemented improvements in, and better informed the public about, its release process. In addition, in 2001 the DOE announced its intention to prepare a

253

Impact of primary formaldehyde on air pollution in the Mexico City Metropolitan Area  

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Formaldehyde (HCHO) is a radical source that plays an important role in urban atmospheric chemistry and ozone formation. The Mexico City Metropolitan Area (MCMA) is characterized by high anthropogenic emissions of HCHO ...

Lei, Wenfang

254

A landslide risk rating system for the Baguio City, Philippines area  

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This research formulates a LANDSLIDE RISK RATING SYSTEM for the Greater Baguio area in the Philippines. It is hoped that the tool will be made a part of the physical/urban planning process when used by engineers and planners ...

Saldivar-Sali, Artessa Niccola D., 1980-

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

255

E-Print Network 3.0 - air pollutants area Sample Search Results  

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that has been receiving much attention in recent years. In cities and urban areas, air pollution remains... .dugum@mail.mcgill.ca The impact of traffic-related air pollution...

256

Overview of URBAN 2000: A Multiscale Field Study of Dispersion through an Urban Environment  

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A major urban tracer and meteorological field campaign (URBAN 2000) was conducted in Salt Lake City, Utah, during October 2000. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE's) Chemical and Biological National Security Program, the month-long ...

K. J. Allwine; J. H. Shinn; G. E. Streit; K. L. Clawson; M. Brown

2002-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

257

An urban weather generator coupling a building simulation program with an urban canopy model  

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The increase in air temperature observed in urban environments compared to the undeveloped rural surroundings, known as the Urban Heat Island (UHI) effect, is being intensely studied, due to its adverse environmental and ...

Bueno Unzeta, Bruno

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

258

Urban settlement issues : observations from 181 surveys of urban dwelling environments in developing countries  

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Observations and summaries were made on 181 surveys of urban dwelling environments in developing countries, carried out by members of the Urban Settlement Design Program (U.S.D.P.), at MIT. The focus of this study is in ...

Wang, Chih-chien, M.S. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

1982-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

259

Parcel delivery and urban logistics-changes in urban courier, express and parcel services: the French (DUCRET, Raphalle; DELAITRE, Loc)  

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Parcel delivery and urban logistics- changes in urban courier, express and parcel services PARCEL DELIVERY AND URBAN LOGISTICS- CHANGES IN URBAN COURIER, EXPRESS AND PARCEL SERVICES: THE FRENCH new logistic organisations. The purpose of this paper is to give an updated overview of the urban

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

260

Boston Architectural College Urban Sustainability Initiative  

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The Boston Architectural College's Urban Sustainability initiative is a demonstration project as defined by the National Energy Technology Laboratory. BAC's proposed project with the U.S. Department of Energy - NETL, is a large part of that overall initiative. The BAC's Urban Sustainability Initiative is a multi-part project with several important goals and objectives that will have a significant impact on the surrounding neighborhood including: energy conservation, reduction of storm water runoff, generation of power through alternative energy sources, elimination/reduction of BAC carbon footprint, and to create a vehicle for ongoing public outreach and education. Education and outreach opportunities will serve to add to the already comprehensive Sustainability Design courses offered at BAC relative to energy savings, performance and conservation in building design. At the finish of these essential capital projects there will be technical materials created for the education of the design, sustainability, engineering, community development and historic preservation communities, to inform a new generation of environmentally-minded designers and practitioners, the city of Boston and the general public. The purpose of the initiative, through our green renovations program, is to develop our green alley projects and energy saving renovations to the BAC physical plant, to serve as a working model for energy efficient design in enclosed 19th century and 20th century urban sites and as an educational laboratory for teaching ecological and sustainable technologies to students and the public while creating jobs. The scope of our project as it relates to the BAC and the U.S. Department of Energy- NETL combined efforts includes: Task I of the project is Phase II (Green Alley). Task I encompasses various renovation activities that will demonstrate the effectiveness of permeable paving and ground water recharge systems. It will aid in the reduction of storm water runoff into the Charles River Basin in one of its most significantly polluted sections and, will provide a green renovation mechanism for the redirected storm water of a public alley way. This activity is designed to improve the quality of water recharging the ground water and protecting the vulnerable wood pilings under many of the historic masonry buildings in Boston's Back Bay. Sustainable design research and system monitoring opportunities will also be incorporated, providing ongoing tools for public outreach and education through innovative signage and "virtual tour" technology. The monitoring will include a "building performance dash board" that reflects real time operating conditions and improvements in environmental and economic performance to be prominently displayed on the face of our 320 Newbury Street building (approximately 1.5 million people walk by annually). The project site and demonstration area is located at the rear of 951 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02115 and the parking area adjacent to Public Alley #444 in Boston's historic Back Bay. Task II of the project is Geothermal Solution. This task involves the installation of approximately seven Geothermal wells which will tap into the earth's constant underground temperatures to provide air-conditioning and heating for BAC facilities. The environmentally friendly geothermal system uses no fossil fuel, produces no emissions and runs silently, providing a sustainable model for commercial and residential buildings throughout Boston. Ultimately the combination of this project and other projects will assist in making the BAC "carbon-neutral", and could generate enough additional energy to provide free power to the Engine 33 and Ladder 15 Firehouse located at 941 Boylston Street. The project is located at the rear of 951 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02115 and the parking area adjacent to Public Alley #444 in Boston's historic Back Bay. Task III of the project is the Sustainability Design Curriculum at the BAC. The BAC is the nation’s largest independent, multi-disciplinary college of spatial design, and a leader in

Byers, Arthur C.

2013-07-31T23:59:59.000Z

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261

Simulating Urban Environments for Energy Analysis  

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for informing local policy decisions related to solar energysolar energy impacts in urban regions, to enable better real-time control and policy

Weber, Gunther H.

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

262

1Assessment of Urban and Regional Research in the Netherlands, 2000-2006 Assessment of Urban  

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1Assessment of Urban and Regional Research in the Netherlands, 2000-2006 Assessment of Urban and Regional Research in the Netherlands, 2000-2006 January 2008 #12;2 Assessment of Urban and Regional Research in the Netherlands, 2000-2006 Committee Prof. Robson (chair) Prof. Albrechts Prof. Bailey Prof

Utrecht, Universiteit

263

Chapter 7 - Urban Wastewater Treatment for Recycling and Reuse in Industrial Applications: Indian Scenario  

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Abstract Urban wastewater management has become a challenge in many countries because infrastructure development and regulations have not kept pace with population growth and urbanization. This chapter focuses on urban wastewater management and the possible use of treated water for industrial applications in India. The figures on India’s annual urban population are rising and expected to reach about 600 million by 2030, making India more peri-urban than rural. It is realised that Indian industry has not taken a neutral stance on the required quality and quantity of water. The current national water share for Indian industry is only about 8%, which is far lower than in developed countries with respect to higher reuse and recycling applications. However, the water share of Indian industry will be growing along with the growing GDP. According to a recent Industry/Commerce & Government assessment, the water requirement for industrial use will increase from the current 30 billion m3 to-120 billion m3 by 2025. India is already an almost water-stressed country. The huge water demand of industry can be balanced by recycling and reusing urban wastewater, which would also provide an opportunity for the growth of Indian industry should this type of program be adopted. It would be possible to reuse 40–50% of secondary sewage for industrial and indirect potable use. If the sustainability of resources was maintained in light of increasing industrial water demand, the present reuse of less than 8% would be increased to 30–40% toward the projected water demand of 2030. Industrial water production from secondary sewage of urban and semi-urban areas can increase the water availability to Indian industrial sectors by establishing a joint municipal–industrial collaboration.

R. Saravanane; Vivek V. Ranade; Vinay M. Bhandari; A. Seshagiri Rao

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

264

Model for Sustainable Urban Design With Expanded Sections on Distributed Energy Resources, February 2004  

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Document describing a model design for urban development and redevelopment that will reduce urban energy consumption

265

Scheduling the Remediation of Port Hope: Logistical and Regulatory Challenges of a Multiple Site Urban Remediation Project - 13119  

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The Port Hope Project is part of the larger CAN$1.28 billion Port Hope Area Initiative (PHAI), a community-based program for the development and implementation of a safe, local, long-term management solution for historic Low-Level Radioactive Waste (LLRW) in the Municipalities of Port Hope and Clarington, Ontario, Canada. Atomic Energy of Canada (AECL) is the Project Proponent, Public Works and Government Services (PWGSC) is managing the procurement of services and the MMM Group Limited - Conestoga Rovers and Associates Joint Venture (MMM-CRA Joint Venture) is providing detailed design and construction oversight and administration services for the Project. The Port Hope Project includes the construction of a long-term waste management facility (LTWMF) in the Municipality of Port Hope and the remediation of 18 (eighteen) large-scale LLRW, numerous small-scale sites still being identified and industrial sites within the Municipality. The total volume to be remediated is over one million cubic metres and will come from sites that include temporary storage sites, ravines, beaches, parks, private commercial and residential properties and vacant industrial sites all within the urban area of Port Hope. Challenges that will need to be overcome during this 10 year project include: - Requirements stipulated by the Environmental Assessment (EA) that affect Project logistics and schedule. - Coordination of site remediation with the construction schedule at the LTWMF. - Physical constraints on transport routes and at sites affecting production rates. - Despite being an urban undertaking, seasonal constrains for birds and fish (i.e., nesting and spawning seasons). - Municipal considerations. - Site-specific constraints. - Site interdependencies exist requiring consideration in the schedule. Several sites require the use of an adjacent site for staging. (authors)

Ferguson Jones, Andrea; Lee, Angela [MMM Group Limited, 100 Commerce Valley Drive West, Thornhill, Ontario, L3T 0A1 (Canada)] [MMM Group Limited, 100 Commerce Valley Drive West, Thornhill, Ontario, L3T 0A1 (Canada); Palmeter, Tim [Public Works and Government Services Canada, 4900 Yonge Street, Toronto, Ontario, M2N 6A6 (Canada)] [Public Works and Government Services Canada, 4900 Yonge Street, Toronto, Ontario, M2N 6A6 (Canada)

2013-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

266

Climate Prediction: The Limits of Ocean Models  

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We identify three major areas of ignorance which limit predictability in current ocean GCMs. One is the very crude representation of subgrid-scale mixing processes. These processes are parameterized with coefficients whose ...

Stone, Peter H.

267

Deciduous Fruit Options for North FL Landscapes by Terry DelValle, Urban Horticulture Extension Agent  

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Deciduous Fruit Options for North FL Landscapes by Terry DelValle, Urban Horticulture Extension your homework first. Site Selection: Here is a list of criteria. Fruit require an open sunny spot/variety will get at matur- ity. Selecting Varieties: Select varieties adapted to our area. Deciduous fruit, also

Watson, Craig A.

268

Sustainable Urban Water Management James P. Heaney, Len Wright, and David Sample  

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Introduction Water supply, wastewater, and stormwater systems are explored in this chapter, first individually are in reuse of wastewater and stormwater to reduce the required net import of water for water supply water: Groundwater recharge. Recycling of water. 4. Pollution abatement in urban areas: Conveyance

Pitt, Robert E.

269

Balancing Energy and Water Consumption in an Urban Desert Environment: A Case  

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Balancing Energy and Water Consumption in an Urban Desert Environment: A Case Study on Phoenix, AZ effect, water scarcity, and energy consumption. The transformation of native landscapes into built to cool homes. Identifying Direct and Indirect Costs of Water and Energy Consumption Study Area Although

Hall, Sharon J.

270

3-19 Urban Design Figure 3-9 Aerial View E Looking West  

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View F Looking North West #12;3-21 Urban Design Figure 3-11 Skyline and Massachusetts Avenue Gateway to careful site planning and transportation demand management. As the area has become more densely developed employed by TranSComm whose primary responsibilities include identifying and responding to transportation

Mohanty, Raj

271

Energy in the urban environment. Proceedings of the 22. annual Illinois energy conference  

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The conference addressed the energy and environmental challenges facing large metropolitan areas. The topics included a comparison of the environmental status of cities twenty years ago with the challenges facing today`s large cities, sustainable economic development, improving the energy and environmental infrastructure, and the changing urban transportation sector. Selected papers are indexed separately for inclusion in the Energy Science and Technology Database.

NONE

1994-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

272

GIZ Sourcebook Module 5h: Urban Transport and Energy Efficiency...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

h: Urban Transport and Energy Efficiency Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: GIZ Sourcebook Module 5h: Urban Transport and Energy Efficiency AgencyCompany...

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GIZ Sourcebook Module 5f: Adapting Urban Transport to Climate...  

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f: Adapting Urban Transport to Climate Change Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: GIZ Sourcebook Module 5f: Adapting Urban Transport to Climate Change...

274

High Performance Without Increased Cost: Urbane Homes, Louisville...  

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

High Performance Without Increased Cost: Urbane Homes, Louisville, KY - Building America Top Innovation High Performance Without Increased Cost: Urbane Homes, Louisville, KY -...

275

Comparative Analysis of Urban Atmospheric Aerosol by Particle...  

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Analysis of Urban Atmospheric Aerosol by Particle-Induced X-ray Emission (PIXE), Proton Elastic Scattering Analysis Comparative Analysis of Urban Atmospheric Aerosol by...

276

Energy Department Announces the SUN Project, Empowering Urban...  

Energy Savers [EERE]

Energy Department Announces the SUN Project, Empowering Urban Native Youth in STEM Education Energy Department Announces the SUN Project, Empowering Urban Native Youth in STEM...

277

Community Renewable Energy Success Stories: Wind Energy in Urban...  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

Community Renewable Energy Success Stories: Wind Energy in Urban Environments Webinar (text version) Community Renewable Energy Success Stories: Wind Energy in Urban Environments...

278

South Africa-Promoting Low Emission Urban Development Strategies...  

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in Emerging Economy Countries (URBAN-LEDS) Jump to: navigation, search Name South Africa-Promoting Low Emission Urban Development Strategies in Emerging Economy Countries...

279

Fire Hazards Analysis for the 200 Area Interim Storage Area  

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This documents the Fire Hazards Analysis (FHA) for the 200 Area Interim Storage Area. The Interim Storage Cask, Rad-Vault, and NAC-1 Cask are analyzed for fire hazards and the 200 Area Interim Storage Area is assessed according to HNF-PRO-350 and the objectives of DOE Order 5480 7A. This FHA addresses the potential fire hazards associated with the Interim Storage Area (ISA) facility in accordance with the requirements of DOE Order 5480 7A. It is intended to assess the risk from fire to ensure there are no undue fire hazards to site personnel and the public and to ensure property damage potential from fire is within acceptable limits. This FHA will be in the form of a graded approach commensurate with the complexity of the structure or area and the associated fire hazards.

JOHNSON, D.M.

2000-01-06T23:59:59.000Z

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Southeast Idaho Area Links  

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Area Attractions and Events Area Geography Area History Area Links Driving Directions Idaho Falls Attractions and Events INL History INL Today Research Park Sagebrush Steppe...

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PREP Program: High school urban engineering technical progress report, Summer 1993  

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The Urban Engineering Program at the New Jersey Institute of Technology which as its primary objective is to introduce the students to the excitement of science and engineering as potential career opportunities, and to encourage the youngsters to adequately prepare in high school and in college for such an attainable endeavor. Through the course work, workshops, projects, guest speakers, and laboratory experiences, the students are not only introduced to the problems in urban areas, but also are introduced to the tools and analysis available to solve such problems.

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1993-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

282

CollegeofUrbanPlanningandPublicAffairs College of Urban  

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solutions to problem areas · Understanding of organizational theory and organizational behavior · Issues of efficiency, equity, and social justice · Understanding human resource management and financial administration

Illinois at Chicago, University of

283

Integration of biomass into urban energy systems for heat and power. Part II: Sensitivity assessment of main techno-economic factors  

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Abstract The paper presents the application of a mixed integer linear programming (MILP) methodology to optimize multi-biomass and natural gas supply chain strategic design for heat and power generation in urban areas. The focus is on spatial and temporal allocation of biomass supply, storage, processing, transport and energy conversion (heat and CHP) to match the heat demand of residential end users. The main aim lies on the assessment of the trade-offs between centralized district heating plants and local heat generation systems, and on the decoupling of the biomass processing and biofuel energy conversion steps. After a brief description of the methodology, which is presented in detail in Part I of the research, an application to a generic urban area is proposed. Moreover, the influence of energy demand typologies (urban areas energy density, heat consumption patterns, buildings energy efficiency levels, baseline energy costs and available infrastructures) and specific constraints of urban areas (transport logistics, air emission levels, space availability) on the selection of optimal bioenergy pathways for heat and power is assessed, by means of sensitivity analysis. On the basis of these results, broad considerations about the key factors influencing the use of bioenergy into urban energy systems are proposed. Potential further applications of this model are also described, together with main barriers for development of bioenergy routes for urban areas.

Antonio M. Pantaleo; Sara Giarola; Ausilio Bauen; Nilay Shah

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

284

Application of evolutionary algorithms for the planning of urban distribution networks of medium voltage  

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Abstract—Currently, an important issue in power distribution is the need to optimize medium voltage (mv) networks serving urban areas. This paper shows how an evolutionary algorithm can be used as the basis for the type of efficient algorithm such optimization demands. The search for optimal network solution will be restricted to a graph defined from the urban map, so each graph branch represents a trench. The solution space (networks) is assumed with “loop feeder circuits”: networks with two electrical paths from the high voltage/medium voltage (hv/mv) substations to the customers. In the optimization process, the investment and loss load costs are considered taking into account the constraints of conductor capacities and voltage drop. The investment costs will take into account that some cables can be lying in the same trench. The process was applied for a Spanish city of 200 000 inhabitants. Index Terms—Evolutionary algorithm, medium voltage network planning, network design, urban distribution network. I.

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2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

285

A Changing Framework for Urban Water Systems  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

? Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Colorado School of Mines, Golden, Colorado 80401, United States ... Although many challenges remain with regard to environmental impacts, desalination is now considered a viable option for urban water supply, particularly in situations where either climate change or short-term events (e.g., catastrophic floods) compromise water quantity and quality. ... Stormwater harvesting couples flood control and urban runoff management with urban water supply by capturing runoff and recharging it to drinking water aquifers or by reusing stormwater for nonpotable uses. ...

Janet G. Hering; T. David Waite; Richard G. Luthy; Jörg E. Drewes; David L. Sedlak

2013-05-08T23:59:59.000Z

286

Urban Integrated Industrial Cogeneration Systems Analysis. Phase II final report  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Through the Urban Integrated Industrial Cogeneration Systems Analysis (UIICSA), the City of Chicago embarked upon an ambitious effort to identify the measure the overall industrial cogeneration market in the city and to evaluate in detail the most promising market opportunities. This report discusses the background of the work completed during Phase II of the UIICSA and presents the results of economic feasibility studies conducted for three potential cogeneration sites in Chicago. Phase II focused on the feasibility of cogeneration at the three most promising sites: the Stockyards and Calumet industrial areas, and the Ford City commercial/industrial complex. Each feasibility case study considered the energy load requirements of the existing facilities at the site and the potential for attracting and serving new growth in the area. Alternative fuels and technologies, and ownership and financing options were also incorporated into the case studies. Finally, site specific considerations such as development incentives, zoning and building code restrictions and environmental requirements were investigated.

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1984-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

287

Knowledge-based algorithm for satellite image classification of urban wetlands  

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It has been a challenge to accurately detect urban wetlands with remotely sensed data by means of pixel-based image classification. This technical difficulty results mainly from inadequate spatial resolutions of satellite imagery spectral similarities between urban wetlands and adjacent land covers and spatial complexity of wetlands in human transformed heterogeneous urban landscapes. To address this issue an image classification approach has been developed to improve the mapping accuracy of urban wetlands by integrating the pixel-based classification with a knowledge-based algorithm. The algorithm includes a set of decision rules of identifying wetland cover in relation to their elevation spatial adjacencies habitat conditions hydro-geomorphological characteristics and relevant geo-statistics. ERDAS Imagine software was used to develop the knowledge base and implement the classification. The study area is the metropolitan region of Kansas City USA. SPOT satellite images of 1992 2008 and 2010 were classified into four classes - wetland farmland built-up land and forestland. The results suggest that the knowledge-based image classification approach can enhance urban wetland detection capabilities and classification accuracies with remotely sensed satellite imagery.

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

288

Urban Retrofit: A Whole-Watershed Approach to Urban Stormwater Management  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

rainwater  catchment  cisterns     Derby/Po)er  Creek  Watershed:  Urban  Stormwater  for   managing  stormwater.  Rainwater  catchment  can  be  Stormwater  Management. ”   Capturing  rainwater  runoff  

Lithander, Becky

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

289

LANSCE beam current limiter  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

The Radiation Security System (RSS) at the Los Alamos Neutron Science Center (LANSCE) provides personnel protection from prompt radiation due to accelerated beam. Active instrumentation, such as the Beam Current Limiter, is a component of the RSS. The current limiter is designed to limit the average current in a beam line below a specific level, thus minimizing the maximum current available for a beam spill accident. The beam current limiter is a self-contained, electrically isolated toroidal beam transformer which continuously monitors beam current. It is designed as fail-safe instrumentation. The design philosophy, hardware design, operation, and limitations of the device are described.

Gallegos, F.R.

1996-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

290

Sustainable and equitable urban environments in Asia  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

This study identifies some of the factors and conditions that can encourage the development of sustainable and equitable urban environments. It argues that cities will continue to grow and that it is not productive to view ...

Badshah, Akhtar

1993-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

291

Webinar: Tapping Into Wind in Urban Environments  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

This live webinar presented by DOE on "Community Renewable Energy Success Stories: Tapping into Wind in Urban Environments" will take place on Tuesday, September 18, 2012, from 3:00 – 4:15 p.m....

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Artificial Immune System based urban traffic control  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Borrowing ideas from natural immunity, Artificial Immune Systems (AIS) offer a novel approach to solving many diagnosis, optimization and control problems. In the course of this research this paradigm was applied to the problem of optimizing urban...

Negi, Pallav

2007-09-17T23:59:59.000Z

293

Cornell's Urban Sustainability Initiatives ACSF Lunch Summary  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Sustainability Initiatives lunch. After introductions of participants, Josh Cerra (Landscape Architecture) gave sustainability initiatives conducted in cooperation with Landscape Architecture in the ethnically diverseCornell's Urban Sustainability Initiatives ACSF Lunch Summary Compiled by Marianne Krasny (NTRES

Angenent, Lars T.

294

Urban solarium : thermal performance in Boston  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

This thesis addresses the issue of energy efficiency through the lens of thermal performance in the context of urban housing in the city of Boston. Located in the historic brick row house neighborhood of the South End, the ...

Hsu, Juliet Chia-Wen

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

295

Ecotransology : integrated design for urban mobility  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

This thesis demonstrates a rethinking of urban mobility through ecological design. Human mobility and ecological accountability are inextricably linked in city design; our current world ecological crisis underscores this ...

Joachim, Mitchell Whitney

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

296

Gotcha: a mobile urban sensing system  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Urban environment has significant impacts on the health of city dwellers. To understand these impacts, city planners have to obtain fine-grained environmental information, however such information is not available with traditional environmental systems. ...

Xiangxiang Xu, Pei Zhang, Lin Zhang

2014-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

297

Urban Parks: Volunteers and Civic Engagement  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

When citizens are engaged with urban park and recreation departments, everyone benefits. This publication describes successful programs that involve community volunteers, and explains what managers can do to engage citizens in such programs....

Schuett, Michael A.

2007-03-02T23:59:59.000Z

298

How Can China Lighten Up? Urbanization, Industrialization and Energy Demand Scenarios  

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urbanization and trade to elucidate the energy and emissionsindustrial energy use, lower urbanization and trade as wellof urbanization rate and trade as well as energy efficiency

Aden, Nathaniel T.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

299

Categorical Exclusion Determinations: Western Area Power  

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

April 1, 2013 April 1, 2013 CX-010106: Categorical Exclusion Determination Flaming Gorge Microwave Site Communications Building Access Road Repairs CX(s) Applied: B1.3 Date: 04/01/2013 Location(s): Utah Offices(s): Western Area Power Administration-Rocky Mountain Region March 26, 2013 CX-010105: Categorical Exclusion Determination Urban Transmission Line Danger Tree Management CX(s) Applied: B1.3 Date: 03/26/2013 Location(s): Colorado, Colorado, Colorado, Colorado, Wyoming Offices(s): Western Area Power Administration-Rocky Mountain Region January 23, 2013 CX-009804: Categorical Exclusion Determination Kersey West Switching Station Interconnection Kiowa Creek - Welc 115 Kilovolt Transmission Line CX(s) Applied: B4.1, B4.11 Date: 01/23/2013 Location(s): Colorado Offices(s): Western Area Power Administration-Rocky Mountain Region

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Southern CA Area | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

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

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Pacific Northwest Area | Open Energy Information  

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

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Greater Boston Area | Open Energy Information  

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

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Site Monitoring Area Maps  

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to the Site Monitoring Area (SMA) The Site Monitoring Area sampler Control measures (best management practices) installed at the Site Monitoring Area Structures such as...

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2007 Urban Remote Sensing Joint Event Application of satellite Remote Sensing for Urban  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

2007 Urban Remote Sensing Joint Event Application of satellite Remote Sensing for Urban Risk Analysis: a case study of the 2003 extreme heat wave in Paris Bénédicte Dousset Hawaii Institute@ogs.trieste.it Abstract ­ Satellite observations are used to monitor the August 2003 heat wave in Paris

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

305

Limited Test Ban Treaty  

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

Detection System (USNDS), which monitors compliance with the international Limited Test Ban Treaty (LTBT). The LTBT, signed by 108 countries, prohibits nuclear testing in the...

306

Spatial and temporal differences in traffic-related air pollution in three urban neighborhoods near an interstate highway  

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Abstract Relatively few studies have characterized differences in intra- and inter-neighborhood traffic-related air pollutant (TRAP) concentrations and distance-decay gradients in neighborhoods along an urban highway for the purposes of exposure assessment. The goal of this work was to determine the extent to which intra- and inter-neighborhood differences in TRAP concentrations can be explained by traffic and meteorology in three pairs of neighborhoods along Interstate 93 (I-93) in the metropolitan Boston area (USA). We measured distance-decay gradients of seven \\{TRAPs\\} (PNC, pPAH, NO, NOX, BC, CO, PM2.5) in near-highway (1 km) in Somerville, Dorchester/South Boston, Chinatown and Malden to determine whether (1) spatial patterns in concentrations and inter-pollutant correlations differ between neighborhoods, and (2) variation within and between neighborhoods can be explained by traffic and meteorology. The neighborhoods ranged in area from 0.5 to 2.3 km2. Mobile monitoring was performed over the course of one year in each pair of neighborhoods (one pair of neighborhoods per year in three successive years; 35–47 days of monitoring in each neighborhood). Pollutant levels generally increased with highway proximity, consistent with I-93 being a major source of TRAP; however, the slope and extent of the distance-decay gradients varied by neighborhood as well as by pollutant, season and time of day. Spearman correlations among pollutants differed between neighborhoods (e.g., ? = 0.35–0.80 between PNC and NOX and ? = 0.11–0.60 between PNC and BC) and were generally lower in Dorchester/South Boston than in the other neighborhoods. We found that the generalizability of near-road gradients and near-highway/urban background contrasts was limited for near-highway neighborhoods in a metropolitan area with substantial local street traffic. Our findings illustrate the importance of measuring gradients of multiple pollutants under different ambient conditions in individual near-highway neighborhoods for health studies involving inter-neighborhood comparisons.

Allison P. Patton; Jessica Perkins; Wig Zamore; Jonathan I. Levy; Doug Brugge; John L. Durant

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

307

Climate Change and Infrastructure, Urban Systems, and Vulnerabilities  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

This Technical Report on Climate Change and Infrastructure, Urban Systems, and Vulnerabilities has been prepared for the U.S. Department of Energy by the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in support of the U.S. National Climate Assessment (NCA). It is a summary of the currently existing knowledge base on its topic, nested within a broader framing of issues and questions that need further attention in the longer run. The report arrives at a number of assessment findings, each associated with an evaluation of the level of consensus on that issue within the expert community, the volume of evidence available to support that judgment, and the section of the report that provides an explanation for the finding. Cross-sectoral issues related to infrastructures and urban systems have not received a great deal of attention to date in research literatures in general and climate change assessments in particular. As a result, this technical report is breaking new ground as a component of climate change vulnerability and impact assessments in the U.S., which means that some of its assessment findings are rather speculative, more in the nature of propositions for further study than specific conclusions that are offered with a high level of confidence and research support. But it is a start in addressing questions that are of interest to many policymakers and stakeholders. A central theme of the report is that vulnerabilities and impacts are issues beyond physical infrastructures themselves. The concern is with the value of services provided by infrastructures, where the true consequences of impacts and disruptions involve not only the costs associated with the clean-up, repair, and/or replacement of affected infrastructures but also economic, social, and environmental effects as supply chains are disrupted, economic activities are suspended, and/or social well-being is threatened. Current knowledge indicates that vulnerability concerns tend to be focused on extreme weather events associated with climate change that can disrupt infrastructure services, often cascading across infrastructures because of extensive interdependencies threatening health and local economies, especially in areas where human populations and economic activities are concentrated in urban areas. Vulnerabilities are especially large where infrastructures are subject to multiple stresses, beyond climate change alone; when they are located in areas vulnerable to extreme weather events; and if climate change is severe rather than moderate. But the report also notes that there are promising approaches for risk management, based on emerging lessons from a number of innovative initiatives in U.S. cities and other countries, involving both structural and non-structural (e.g., operational) options.

Wilbanks, Thomas J [ORNL] [ORNL; Fernandez, Steven J [ORNL] [ORNL

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

308

Solar hydrogen for urban trucks  

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The Clean Air Now (CAN) Solar Hydrogen Project, located at Xerox Corp., El Segundo, California, includes solar photovoltaic powered hydrogen generation, compression, storage and end use. Three modified Ford Ranger trucks use the hydrogen fuel. The stand-alone electrolyzer and hydrogen dispensing system are solely powered by a photovoltaic array. A variable frequency DC-AC converter steps up the voltage to drive the 15 horsepower compressor motor. On site storage is available for up to 14,000 standard cubic feet (SCF) of solar hydrogen, and up to 80,000 SCF of commercial hydrogen. The project is 3 miles from Los Angeles International airport. The engine conversions are bored to 2.9 liter displacement and are supercharged. Performance is similar to that of the Ranger gasoline powered truck. Fuel is stored in carbon composite tanks (just behind the driver`s cab) at pressures up to 3600 psi. Truck range is 144 miles, given 3600 psi of hydrogen. The engine operates in lean burn mode, with nil CO and HC emissions. NO{sub x} emissions vary with load and rpm in the range from 10 to 100 ppm, yielding total emissions at a small fraction of the ULEV standard. Two trucks have been converted for the Xerox fleet, and one for the City of West Hollywood. A public outreach program, done in conjunction with the local public schools and the Department of Energy, introduces the local public to the advantages of hydrogen fuel technologies. The Clean Air Now program demonstrates that hydrogen powered fleet development is an appropriate, safe, and effective strategy for improvement of urban air quality, energy security and avoidance of global warming impact. Continued technology development and cost reduction promises to make such implementation market competitive.

Provenzano, J.: Scott, P.B.; Zweig, R. [Clean Air Now, Northridge, CA (United States)

1997-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

309

Optical limiting materials  

DOE Patents [OSTI]

Optical limiting materials. Methanofullerenes, fulleroids and/or other fullerenes chemically altered for enhanced solubility, in liquid solution, and in solid blends with transparent glass (SiO.sub.2) gels or polymers, or semiconducting (conjugated) polymers, are shown to be useful as optical limiters (optical surge protectors). The nonlinear absorption is tunable such that the energy transmitted through such blends saturates at high input energy per pulse over a wide range of wavelengths from 400-1100 nm by selecting the host material for its absorption wavelength and ability to transfer the absorbed energy into the optical limiting composition dissolved therein. This phenomenon should be generalizable to other compositions than substituted fullerenes.

McBranch, Duncan W. (Santa Fe, NM); Mattes, Benjamin R. (Santa Fe, NM); Koskelo, Aaron C. (Los Alamos, NM); Heeger, Alan J. (Santa Barbara, CA); Robinson, Jeanne M. (Los Alamos, NM); Smilowitz, Laura B. (Los Alamos, NM); Klimov, Victor I. (Los Alamos, NM); Cha, Myoungsik (Goleta, CA); Sariciftci, N. Serdar (Santa Barbara, CA); Hummelen, Jan C. (Groningen, NL)

1998-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

310

Methodologies for Analyzing Impact of Urbanization on Irrigation Districts  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

The region of Texas along the Mexican border has been experiencing rapid urban growth. This has caused fragmentation of many irrigation districts who are struggling to address the resulting challenges. In this paper, we analyze the growth of urban...

Bonaiti, G.; Fipps, G.

311

Urban acupuncture as a strategy for São Paulo  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

This work is the study of one city, São Paulo, and one idea, how small and precise architectural interventions can be catalytic to major urban transformations. The largest urban agglomeration in the southern hemisphere is ...

Shieh, Leonardo

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

312

Architecture of the rail : exploring the potential of urban infrastructure  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

This thesis is the pursuit of a sensitivity for the relationship between urban infrastructure and architectural form, an attempt to restore a quality of "publicness" in the urban landscape through the implementation of a ...

Iboshi, Gregory Kenji

1994-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

313

Exploding the edge : inversions into the urban landscape  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

This thesis explores the relationship between building and green space in a dense urban environment in order to create a humane contemplative experience of individual and collective memory. The urban environment has the ...

Chia, Katherine Kai-sun

1991-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

314

IS URBAN LOGISTICS POOLING VIABLE? A MULTISTAKEHOLDER MULTICRITERIA ANALYSIS  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

IS URBAN LOGISTICS POOLING VIABLE? A MULTISTAKEHOLDER MULTICRITERIA ANALYSIS Jesus Gonzalez. Urban consolidation and logistics sharing. III. Multi-stakeholder mutli-criteria methodology. A of application. V. Conclusion. ABSTRACT Collaborative transportation and logistics pooling are relatively new

Boyer, Edmond

315

Camera for the invisible : toward a toolkit for urban exploration  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

We are disconnected from our environment. We can't reconnect because we can't even see the Nature within our urban surroundings. Inspired by urban explorers and Nature Awareness traditions, I will develop methodologies and ...

Silver, Jay (Jay S.)

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

316

Approximate translation : media, narrative, and experience in urban design  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Approximate translation is developed as a design process through which the place-embedded history of an urban environment can be understood, allowing for better design and intervention in that urban environment. Generally, ...

Crisman, Jonathan

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

317

Stadium development and urban renewal : a look at Washington, DC  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

This thesis investigates the factors, related to urban stadium development, that act as a catalyst for subsequent local urban renewal. Over the recent decades there has been substantial debate related to stadium or arena ...

Rizzo, James W. (James Watson)

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

318

Lakeside: Merging Urban Design with Scientific Analysis  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory and the University of Chicago are developing tools that merge urban design with scientific analysis to improve the decision-making process associated with large-scale urban developments. One such tool, called LakeSim, has been prototyped with an initial focus on consumer-driven energy and transportation demand, through a partnership with the Chicago-based architectural and engineering design firm Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, Clean Energy Trust and developer McCaffery Interests. LakeSim began with the need to answer practical questions about urban design and planning, requiring a better understanding about the long-term impact of design decisions on energy and transportation demand for a 600-acre development project on Chicago's South Side - the Chicago Lakeside Development project.

Guzowski, Leah; Catlett, Charlie; Woodbury, Ed

2014-10-08T23:59:59.000Z

319

Lakeside: Merging Urban Design with Scientific Analysis  

ScienceCinema (OSTI)

Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory and the University of Chicago are developing tools that merge urban design with scientific analysis to improve the decision-making process associated with large-scale urban developments. One such tool, called LakeSim, has been prototyped with an initial focus on consumer-driven energy and transportation demand, through a partnership with the Chicago-based architectural and engineering design firm Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, Clean Energy Trust and developer McCaffery Interests. LakeSim began with the need to answer practical questions about urban design and planning, requiring a better understanding about the long-term impact of design decisions on energy and transportation demand for a 600-acre development project on Chicago's South Side - the Chicago Lakeside Development project.

Guzowski, Leah; Catlett, Charlie; Woodbury, Ed

2014-11-18T23:59:59.000Z

320

WORLD ISWA CONGRESS 2012 Session 04: Challenges and Limits of Recycling (2)  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

to recover mixed plastic waste in order to use it for co-incineration Alternative Fuels and Raw MaterialsWORLD ISWA CONGRESS 2012 Session 04: Challenges and Limits of Recycling (2) Urban solid waste in Northern cities in the late XIXth century. The SW valorization sector is becoming highly strategic. Solid

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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321

Limited Commercial Maintenance (LCLM) Limited Lawn & Ornamental (LLO)  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

, Limited Commercial Landscape Maintenance, Ornamental & Turf, Private Ag, or General Standards CORE for Limited Commercial Landscape Maintenance (LCLM), you must attend all day to earn the 6 CEUs required. Limited Commercial Maintenance (LCLM) Limited Lawn & Ornamental (LLO) Training & Exams Date

Florida, University of

322

Lecture plan and speakers *Skinner/Urban  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

:30-8:30 S *Brakocevic 9:15-10:30 *Januszewski 10:45-12.00 lunch Kakde 1:30-2:30 coffee Pilloni 3:00-4:00 Skinner/Urban 4:10-5:10 Excursion 5:30- S Skinner/Urban 9:15-10:15 Januszewski 10:25-11.25 Pilloni 11:35-12.35 end *90minutes/75 · Fabian Januszewski (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology) p-adic Rankin-Selberg convolutions · Mahesh Kakde

Hida, Haruzo

323

Examining Commuting Times and Jobs-housing Imbalance in Seoul: An Empirical Analysis of Urban Spatial Structure  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

; Rii & Ahn, 2001). Economic growth in Seoul has promoted the migration of populations from rural areas to Seoul due to job opportunities based on the transformation of the socioeconomic structure (Rii & Ahn, 2001). This phenomenon also implied... environment (Cho, 2002; Jun & Hur, 2001; Kim & Mills, 1988; Rii & Ahn, 2001). Basically, this policy was put in place to regulate urban sprawl by implementing development regulations in suburban areas (Badamdorj, 2004). The greenbelts policy seemed...

Jin, Sun Mi

2012-10-19T23:59:59.000Z

324

Impact of utilizing 3D digital urban models on the design content of urban design plans in US cities  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Some experts suggest that urban design plans in US cities may lack adequate coverage of the essential design aspects, particularly three-dimensional design aspects of the physical environment. Digital urban models and information technology tools...

Al-Douri, Firas A. Salman

2006-10-30T23:59:59.000Z

325

Sustainable Urbanism : an examination of environmentally responsible neighborhood developments in Europe and lessons for sustainable urban planning  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

The emergence of the sustainable development concept at the end of the 1980s triggered the intensification of the environmental sustainability discourse in urban design and planning. The vision of sustainable urbanism ...

Kasioumi, Eirini

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

326

Motivations for Conserving Urban Biodiversity DONALD C. DEARBORN  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Essay Motivations for Conserving Urban Biodiversity DONALD C. DEARBORN AND SALIT KARK Department, the fundamental value of conserving urban biodiversity re- mains controversial. How much of a fixed budget should seven possible motivations for urban biodiversity conservation: preserving local biodiversity, creating

Kark, Salit

327

The size distribution, scaling properties and spatial organization of urban clusters: a global and regional perspective  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Human development has far-reaching impacts on the surface of the globe. The transformation of natural land cover occurs in different forms and urban growth is one of the most eminent transformative processes. We analyze global land cover data and extract cities as defined by maximally connected urban clusters. The analysis of the city size distribution for all cities on the globe confirms Zipf's law. Moreover, by investigating the percolation properties of the clustering of urban areas we assess the closeness to criticality for various countries. At the critical thresholds, the urban land cover of the countries undergoes a transition from separated clusters to a gigantic component on the country scale. We study the Zipf-exponents as a function of the closeness to percolation and find a systematic decrease with increasing scale, which could be the reason for deviating exponents reported in literature. Moreover, we investigate the average size of the clusters as a function of the proximity to percolation and fi...

Fluschnik, Till; Ros, Anselmo García Cantú; Zhou, Bin; Reusser, Dominik E; Kropp, Jürgen P; Rybski, Diego

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

328

Impacts of urban location and climate change upon energy demand of office buildings in Vienna, Austria  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Abstract Urban heat island effects are already known for decades to result in increased urban outdoor temperatures as compared to the surrounding countryside. At the same time, recent years have witnessed growing concern about climate change's impact upon office buildings' performance in regard to indoor thermal comfort and the energy consumption needed to safeguard this comfort. Thus, it has to be expected that buildings in urban areas are especially effected by increased outdoor temperatures and the effects these may cause for indoor thermal comfort. A vicious circle of raising outdoor temperatures and consequently increasing CO2 emissions associated with raising energy demands for cooling during summer heat waves is anticipated in this respect. This paper builds upon regionally downscaled weather data from future climate scenarios and applies these to dynamic thermal simulation of four sample office buildings in Vienna, Austria, at urban locations ranging from central business district to green outskirts of the city. Values of both heating and cooling demands under current and future conditions are calculated: while heating demands slightly diminish, cooling requirements generally rise significantly. Distinct differences in energy performance of buildings from different periods of construction can be observed. The impact of location within the city is considerable.

Tania Berger; Christof Amann; Herbert Formayer; Azra Korjenic; Bernhard Pospichal; Christoph Neururer; Roman Smutny

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

329

Tulsa Metropolitan Area Destination 2030 Long Range Transportation Plan  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

/ 10/2005 -- 2:13:1 0 P M Tulsa Transportation Management Area : Location Map 0369121.5 Miles www.incog.org Highways Arterials Rail County Boundary Corporate Limits Transportation Management Area . Long Range Transportation Plan PAGE INTRODUCTION... Transportation Management Area : Location Map 0 3 6 9 121.5 Miles www.incog.org Highways Arterials Rail County Boundary Corporate Limits Transportation Management Area Public Transportation Roadway System 2030 FAST FACT - Cost...

Indian Nations Council of Governments

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Towards sustainable settlement growth: A new multi-criteria assessment for implementing environmental targets into strategic urban planning  

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For nearly one decade, the German political and research-agenda has been to a large extent determined by the ongoing question of how to limit the expansion of settlement areas around cities in order to preserve natural resources, make settlement growth more sustainable and to strengthen the re-use of existing inner-urban areas (see a.o. Koetter et al. 2009a, 2010; Schetke et al. 2009, 2010b). What is already under discussion within the international literature are the recommendations of the German Council for Sustainability to quantitatively reduce the daily greenfield consumption from the current rate of over 100 ha per day to a rate of 30 ha per day in 2020 and to bring urban infill development up to a ratio of 3:1 with greenfield development (German Council for Sustainability, 2004).). This paper addresses the added value beyond those abstract political targets and presents an innovative, multi-criteria assessment (MCA) of greenfield and infill sites to evaluate their sustainability and resource efficiency. MCA development and its incorporation into a Decision Support System (DSS) were accomplished by utilising a stakeholder-driven approach. The resulting tool can be applied in preparing and revising land-use plans. The paper presents the concept and the development process of the MCA-DSS. Test runs with planners prove that the evaluation of potential housing sites using individually weighted environmental indicators helps to identify those strategies of housing development that accord most closely with sustainability goals. The tests further show that the development of greenfield sites generally exhibits less sustainability than that of infill sites. - Highlights: Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer This paper presents an innovative, multi-criteria assessment (MCA) of greenfield and infill sites. Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer The MCA evaluates sustainability and resource efficiency of potential housing sites in a stakeholder-driven approach. Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer Test runs with planners identified prominent environmental indicators and assigned individual weights. Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer The resulting tool can be applied in preparing and revising land-use plans according to sustainable housing development. Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer Test runs also show that greenfield development generally exhibits less sustainability than infill development.

Schetke, Sophie, E-mail: schetke@uni-bonn.de [Institute of Geodesy and Geoinformation, Dept. of Urban Planning and Real Estate Management, University of Bonn, Nussallee 1, 53115 Bonn (Germany); Haase, Dagmar, E-mail: dagmar.haase@ufz.de [Humboldt University of Berlin, Department of Geography, Rudower Chaussee 16, 10099 Berlin, Germany, Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ, Department of Computational Landscape Ecology, Permoserstr. 15, 04318 Leipzig (Germany); Koetter, Theo, E-mail: koetter@uni-bonn.de [Institute of Geodesy and Geoinformation, Dept. of Urban Planning and Real Estate Management, University of Bonn, Nussallee 1, 53115 Bonn (Germany)

2012-01-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Integration of biomass into urban energy systems for heat and power. Part I: An MILP based spatial optimization methodology  

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Abstract The paper presents a mixed integer linear programming (MILP) approach to optimize multi-biomass and natural gas supply chain strategic design for heat and power generation in urban areas. The focus is on spatial and temporal allocation of biomass supply, storage, processing, transport and energy conversion (heat and CHP) to match the heat demand of residential end users. The main aim lies on the representation of the relationships between the biomass processing and biofuel energy conversion steps, and on the trade-offs between centralized district heating plants and local heat generation systems. After a description of state of the art and research trends in urban energy systems and bioenergy modelling, an application of the methodology to a generic case study is proposed. With the assumed techno-economic parameters, biomass based thermal energy generation results competitive with natural gas, while district heating network results the main option for urban areas with high thermal energy demand density. Potential further applications of this model are also described, together with main barriers for development of bioenergy routes for urban areas.

Antonio M. Pantaleo; Sara Giarola; Ausilio Bauen; Nilay Shah

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

332

Security Clearances; Limitations  

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SEC. 1072. SECURITY CLEARANCES; LIMITATIONS. SEC. 1072. SECURITY CLEARANCES; LIMITATIONS. (a) In General.-Title III of the Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004 (50 U.S.C. 435b) is amended by adding at the end the following new section: "SEC. 3002. SECURITY CLEARANCES; LIMITATIONS. "(a) Definitions.-In this section: "(1) Controlled substance.-The term `controlled substance' has the meaning given that term in section 102 of the Controlled Substances Act (21 U.S.C. 802). "(2) Covered person.-The term `covered person' means- "(A) an officer or employee of a Federal agency; "(B) a member of the Army, Navy, Air Force, or Marine Corps who is on active duty or is in an active status; and "(C) an officer or employee of a contractor of a Federal agency.

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Phonological Assimilation in Urban Jordanian Arabic  

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This study reports patterns of phonological assimilation in consonant clusters in Urban Jordanian Arabic (UJA). We examine all possible C1C2 combinations across a word boundary as well as the concatenations of consonant-final prefixes //in/ and //il...

Zuraiq, Wael; Zhang, Jie

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

334

Study of Pollutant Dispersion in Urban Environments  

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power plant using coal releases great amounts of harmful gases to produce the electric energy head: Study of pollutant dispersion in urban environments #12;Abstract Computational simulations can mechanics with the use of computer models and simulations. In this study the simulations of the complex

Allen, Gabrielle

335

NFWF Five Star & Urban Waters Restoration Program  

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The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) is accepting applications for up to $2.1 million to develop community capacity to sustain local natural resources for future generations by providing modest financial assistance to diverse local partnership for wetland, riparian, forest and coastal habitat restoration, urban wildlife conservation, stormwater management as well as outreach, education and stewardship.

336

GNSS Signal Acquisition in Harsh Urban Environments  

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spectrum by allowing cognitive devices to coexist with licensed users, given that the interference caused the effect of radio signal propagation conditions, interfering nodes spatial distribution, and other relevant- work interference, urban radio propagation channel I. INTRODUCTION Recently, the widespread use

Vellekoop, Michel

337

Space–time correlations in urban sprawl  

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...neighbouring cities, i.e. does the migration of people from...following the analogy with physics presented in [23]. However...X , and YM Ioannides. 2004 Handbook of regional and urban economics...V Loreto. 2009 Statistical physics of social dynamics. Rev...

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Philip Ashton Assistant Professor, Urban Planning & Policy  

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Development Finance Analysis; Spring 2006, Summer 2006, Fall 2006; Spring 2007. Pratt Institute, Graduate 1999, Summer 2000, Spring 2002. Publications Refereed Journal Articles 2007 Ashton, Philip. "Advantage to Journal of Planning Education and Research, July 2007. The financialization of urban policy

Illinois at Chicago, University of

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Eberhard Morgenroth 1 Urban Water Management  

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dynamic field Worldwide 2'500 Mio. people don't have access to clean water and sanitation. 200'000 km. Semester MS Project Internship 4. Semester Master Thesis Elective courses Sanitation Planning Tomography and Quantitative Image Analysis A concept for providing a sanitary system to the urban poor

Giger, Christine

340

http://uex.sagepub.com/ Urban Education  

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of this article can be found at: DOI: 10.1177/0042085909352143 2010 45: 58Urban Education Carole R. Beal, Niall M Solving by High School English Language Learners Carole R. Beal,1 Niall M.Adams,2 and Paul R. Cohen1. Beal, Cognitive Science Program, University of Arizona,Tucson AZ 85721 Email: crbeal

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341

Use Areas & Availability | Y-12 National Security Complex  

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Use Areas & Availability Use Areas & Availability Use Areas & Availability Public Use Area of New Hope Center New Hope Center Lobby New Hope Center Courtyard Public use areas of Y-12's New Hope Center include the auditorium, lobby, business support services area, the Y-12 History Center, luncheon area, and tiered courtyard. Authorization to conduct an event in public areas of NHC does not include permission to access the entire facility. The lobby can be used undependently or as an extension of the auditorium. The open, tiered courtyard, accessible from the lobby, also can be used. Y-12 may define the specific area of use, and may limit the public use to certain areas, on a case-by-case basis. Availability of public use areas in NHC is limited to after B&W Y-12's normal operating hours (i.e., after 4:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday) and

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Ultrasonic imaging with limited-diffraction beams  

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Limited-diffraction beams are a class of waves that may be localized in space and time. Theoretically, these beams are propagation invariant and can propagate to an infinite distance without spreading. In practice, when these beams are produced with wave sources of a finite aperture and energy, they have a very large depth of field, meaning that they can keep a small beam width over a large distance. Because of this property, limited-diffraction beams may have applications in various areas such as medical imaging and tissue characterization. In this paper, fundamentals of limited-diffraction beams are reviewed and the studies of these beams are put into a unified theoretical framework. Theory of limited-diffraction beams is further developed. New limited-diffraction solutions to Klein-Gordon Equation and Schrodinger Equation, as well as limited-diffraction solutions to these equations in confined spaces are obtained. The relationship between the transformation that converts any solutions to an (-1)-dimensional wave equation to limited-diffraction solutions of an -dimensional equation and the Lorentz transformation is clarified and extended. The transformation is also applied to the Klein-Gordon Equation. In addition, applications of limited-diffraction beams are summarized.

Jian-yu Lu

2006-03-28T23:59:59.000Z

343

The Sustainable Limit of the Real Estate Tax: An Urban-Scale Estimation Model  

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The equalization criterion is important in relation to the real estate tax. The amount that the taxpayer must pay to the government should be commensurate with the current market value of the asset. In several...

Antonio Nesticò; Gianluigi De Mare…

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

344

Heat flux limiting sleeves  

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A heat limiting tubular sleeve extending over only a portion of a tube having a generally uniform outside diameter, the sleeve being open on both ends, having one end thereof larger in diameter than the other end thereof and having a wall thickness which decreases in the same direction as the diameter of the sleeve decreases so that the heat transfer through the sleeve and tube is less adjacent the large diameter end of the sleeve than adjacent the other end thereof.

Harris, William G. (Tampa, FL)

1985-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

345

Acoustic modeling and simulation of an urban substation  

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Demographic growth has often resulted in a disorganized occupation of large urban areas. Regions which were previously empty started to be populated frequently resulting in an increasingly more common proximity between residential construction and industrial installations. As a consequence very serious environmental problems have occurred including those caused by acoustic emission from industrial installations. A common problem these days is the disturbance caused by electric substations closely positioned to residential buildings. The disregard for acoustic effects during the design stage can still be observed in some of the older substation designs particularly in areas previously far from city centers. In some countries such as Brazil a systematic acoustic evaluation of substations only started in the 1980s with the main bulk of the work still under development. This paper describes some of the joint work being carried out on noise control by the researchers of Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais and CEMIG (the state power administration). The initial definition of a series of acoustic elements followed by the discussion of the governing equations is considered. The computational implementation of the resulting model is presented aimed at the definition of the most convenient noise control strategy. Finally a few results obtained at a real substation are considered including some experimental results obtained during actual operation.

Eduardo Bauzer Medeiros; Gia Kroeff

1998-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

346

Retrofit Legislation at the Urban Level  

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Retrofit Legislation at the Urban Level Retrofit Legislation at the Urban Level In March, the city of Berkeley, California, passed new legislation that should serve as a model for local policies intended to keep energy dollars within the community while protecting the environment. The Commercial Energy Conservation Ordinance (CECO) is based on a similar ordinance that has been law since 1989 in San Francisco, Berkeley's neighbor across the Bay. San Francisco is currently the only other city in the world to have this type of legislation. As part of the Berkeley Municipal Code, CECO requires commercial buildings to undergo energy conservation retrofits when they are sold or substantially renovated. CECO was designed with the participation of LBL's Kristin Heinemeier, who also works with the Berkeley

347

Water resources and the urban environment--98  

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This report contains all the papers presented at the meeting. There are 25 sessions and one poster session in the document. The Sessions are: (1) Landfill gas/groundwater interactions; (2) Urban solids management; (3) Local issues; (4) Surface water quality studies 1; (5) Reductive treatment of hazardous wastes with zero-valent iron; (6) Water reuse 1; (7) Biosolids management; (8) GIS information systems 1; (9) Drinking water distribution; (10) Anaerobic treatment; (11) Water reuse 2; (12) Municipal wastewater treatment technology; (13) GIS information systems 2; (14) Drinking water treatment 1; (15) Risk-based site remediation; (16) Small urban watersheds; (17) Disinfection; (18) Air pollution control and risk assessment; (19) Drinking water treatment 2; (20) Biological wastewater treatment; (21) Wastewater treatment; (22) Decentralized small-scale alternative wastewater management systems; (23) General environmental issues; (24) Drinking water treatment 3; and (25) Groundwater remediation. Papers have been processed separately for inclusion on the database.

Wilson, T.E. [ed.

1998-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

348

Role of Hubs in Resolving the Conflict between Transportation and Urban Dynamics in GCR: The Case of Ramses Square  

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Greater Cairo Region (GCR) is the largest metropolitan area on the African continent and the Arab world. It accommodates 16.1 million inhabitants representing 19% of Egypt's total population. Today, critical urban issues arise from the sheer size of the metropolis GCR and from its population density. Traffic congestion is on the top of these issues. This research focuses on the significant role that hubs (Multi Modal Platforms) can play in enhancing the GCR transportation infrastructure. Ramses square area in Cairo is selected to demonstrate a systematic solution to solve the problems resulted from the interference of multi uses activities and transportation modes in central areas of capital cities.

Marwa A. Khalifa; Mohamed A. El Fayoumi

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Microalgal biofilms on common yew needles in relation to anthropogenic air pollution in urban Prague, Czech Republic  

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Abstract Excessive occurrence of microalgae on needles of gymnosperms was reported for the first time in the 1980s from the Scandinavian countries. Since then, it has been repeatedly encountered on needles from various European forest habitats. The abundance of these biofilms has been related to the climatic conditions, such as temperature and precipitation, as well as to the air pollution by nitrogen and sulfur oxides. Urban areas typically have relatively homogenous climates and profound variation in levels of air pollution. Therefore, variation in the occurrence of biofilms in localities within an urban area may be related to local anthropogenic air pollution. We investigated the abundance of biofilms occurring on needles of the common yew (Taxus baccata) in the city of Prague, Czech Republic. The biofilms were composed of algae, fungi and particulate matter. The cover area of the biofilms was marginally explained by a positive influence of short-term maximum atmospheric levels of nitrogen dioxide (NO2). The amounts of the microalgae were also positively influenced by short-term maximum NO2 levels. In addition, high atmospheric levels of particulate matter (PM10) were related to low abundance of algae. The microbial biofilms growing on widely cultivated conifers, such as the common yew, form one of the few commonly occurring natural communities in highly urbanized central areas of temperate European cities. Consequently, we propose that microscopic analysis of biofilms may be used as a rapid and cheap method to collect ecological data. Such data may be used in biomonitoring schemes illustrating the effects of anthropogenic air pollution on natural microcommunities in urban areas.

Radka Nováková; Ji?í Neustupa

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

350

Contextus: A Modern Intervention in the Urban Fabric.  

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??Contextus: a Modern Intervention in the Urban Fabric, by Richard Gallagher ABSTRACT The word "context" originates in "contextus", which is Latin for "weaving." An architectural… (more)

Gallagher, Richard

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

351

Quality and Price Perceptions of Urban Chinese Consumers.  

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??Abstract Quality and price are two product attributes that urban Chinese consumers always take into consideration in the evaluation of alternative brands. Understanding how they… (more)

Zhang , Chun

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

352

Adapting Urban Transport to Climate Change- Module 5f - Sustainable...  

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Adapting Urban Transport to Climate Change- Module 5f - Sustainable transport: a sourcebook for policy-makers in developing cities Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH...

353

Guidelines and Toolkits for Urban Transport Development in Medium...  

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practitioners in states and municipal governments who are concerned with urban transport development in medium-sized cities in India. In addition, officials within the central...

354

Building America Whole-House Solutions for New Homes: Urbane...  

Energy Savers [EERE]

rigid foam insulated slabs and foundation walls, advanced framed walls, high-efficiency heat pumps, and ducts in conditioned space. Urbane Homes - Louisville, KY More Documents &...

355

New indicator approaches for effective urban air quality management  

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Measurements of urban air quality at monitoring stations in developed countries have frequently involved the criteria gaseous pollutants, particulates, hazardous air pollutants, perceived air quality and relev...

Peter J. Peterson; W. Peter Williams

1999-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

356

Voltage stabilization system in traction substation of urban electric transport  

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The direct current-voltage stabilization system using a high-frequency link in traction substations of urban electric transport based on applying...

S. V. Shapiro; S. F. Muftiev

2011-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

357

Managing a Scarce Resource; DSM in Urban Water Governance.  

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??Meeting public water supply needs efficiently and sustainably in a rapidly urbanizing world is becoming an immense challenge to governments and utilities. Experience has shown… (more)

Berhe Giday, Kahsay

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

358

taking charge : optimizing urban charging infrastructure for shared electric vehicles  

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This thesis analyses the opportunities and constraints of deploying charging infrastructure for shared electric vehicles in urban environments. Existing electric vehicle charging infrastructure for privately owned vehicles ...

Subramani, Praveen

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

359

Urban Land and Housing Markets in the Punjab, Pakistan  

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County Madera County Kings County Tulare County Kern Countywill be urbanized. Madera and Kings counties will also seeMadera, Merced, Kings, and Tulare counties. The results of

David E. Dowall; Peter Ellis

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

360

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

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

Denham, Graham

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361

Decentralizing urbanization : harnessing the potential of small cities in India  

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Perceived as symbols of national development or degeneration, megacities continue to dominate discourse and action related to urbanization, particularly in developing countries like India. Simultaneously, a large portion ...

Suri, Sagarika

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

362

Definition: Interconnection Reliability Operating Limit Tv | Open Energy  

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Limit Tv Limit Tv Jump to: navigation, search Dictionary.png Interconnection Reliability Operating Limit Tv The maximum time that an Interconnection Reliability Operating Limit can be violated before the risk to the interconnection or other Reliability Coordinator Area(s) becomes greater than acceptable. Each Interconnection Reliability Operating Limit's Tv shall be less than or equal to 30 minutes.[1] Related Terms Interconnection Reliability Operating Limitinterconnection, interconnection References ↑ Glossary of Terms Used in Reliability Standards An i LikeLike UnlikeLike You like this.Sign Up to see what your friends like. nline Glossary Definition Retrieved from "http://en.openei.org/w/index.php?title=Definition:Interconnection_Reliability_Operating_Limit_Tv&oldid=493031

363

Fault Current Limiters  

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Fault Fault Current Limiters Superconducting & Solid-state Power Equipment Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability www.oe.energy.gov Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability, OE-1 U.S. Department of Energy - 1000 Independence Avenue, SW - Washington, DC 20585 Plugging America Into the Future of Power What are FCLs? A fault is an unintentional short circuit, or partial short-circuit, in an electric circuit. A variety of factors such as lightning, downed power lines, or crossed power lines cause faults. During a fault, excessive current-called fault current- flows through the electrical system often resulting in a failure of one section of that system by causing a

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Vihaan Networks Limited VNL | Open Energy Information  

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Vihaan Networks Limited VNL Vihaan Networks Limited VNL Jump to: navigation, search Name Vihaan Networks Limited (VNL) Place Gurgaon, Haryana, India Zip 122015 Sector Solar Product Developer of solar-powered GSM system for rural areas in India. Coordinates 28.55114°, 78.89427° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":28.55114,"lon":78.89427,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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UrbanSolutionsCenter Landscape Maintenance Practices Influence Fire Ant Establishment  

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UrbanSolutionsCenter Landscape Maintenance Practices Influence Fire Ant Establishment Background one of our most economically important pests in urban landscapes. Fire Ants cause extensive mounding are often necessary in urban landscapes around residential and commercial buildings, in parks

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"Foundation Challenges in Urban Environment" Presented by ASCE Metropolitan Section / Geo-Institute Chapter  

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"Foundation Challenges in Urban Environment" Presented by ASCE Metropolitan Section / Geo EXCAVATION STABILITY: A CRITICAL FOUNDATION CONSIDERATION IN URBAN ENVIRONMENTS Daniel A. Vellone, PG, M: Urban construction environments in rock present unique foundation challenges. Owners, design

Merguerian, Charles

367

Music as an Interventional Design Tool for Urban Designers 1. Methodology  

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into urban elements. The resulting urban environment is a more balanced eco-system, viable and sustainable representation of the urban environment (a facade of the street, square, etc is first transcribed to music score

Mania, Katerina

368

Opportunities for Saving Energy and Improving Air Quality in Urban Heat Islands  

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Chicago Urban Forest Climate Project. Forest Service, U.S.Chicago Urban Forest Climate Project. Forest Service, U.S.Chicago Urban Forest Climate Project. Forest Service, U.S.

Akbari, Hashem

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Vertical Village : towards a new typology of high-density low-income urban housing  

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Apocalyptic global urbanization is old news. For generations statistically supported oracles have warned against the rising tide of rapid urban growth, one must only casually search the keywords "urban slum" on Goggle to ...

Harper, Caleb Benjamin

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

370

Architecture symbiosis--a study of cultural synthesis : urban design proposal for Boston Chinatown  

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The present thesis will focus on the role of culture in architecture and urbanism. The new environment should represent the identity of its inhabitants and the coherence of existing urban context. Architecture and urban ...

Kuo, Hsuyuan

1997-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Jilin Taihe Wind Power Limited | Open Energy Information  

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Taihe Wind Power Limited Taihe Wind Power Limited Jump to: navigation, search Name Jilin Taihe Wind Power Limited Place Zhenlai, Jilin Province, China Sector Wind energy Product Top Well and Tianjin DH entered into a contract to establish a joint venture in Zhenlai, in Chinaâ€(tm)s Jilin province to develop a 50MW wind farm in the area under the name Jilin Taihe Wind Power Limited. References Jilin Taihe Wind Power Limited[1] LinkedIn Connections CrunchBase Profile No CrunchBase profile. Create one now! This article is a stub. You can help OpenEI by expanding it. Jilin Taihe Wind Power Limited is a company located in Zhenlai, Jilin Province, China . References ↑ "Jilin Taihe Wind Power Limited" Retrieved from "http://en.openei.org/w/index.php?title=Jilin_Taihe_Wind_Power_Limited&oldid=347531

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Towards a Sustainable Urban Metabolism: Algae-to-Energy Systems as Clean Cycles in the Urban Water Chain.  

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??This study includes an analysis of the urban water chain in Germany (water supply, wastewater and sludge management); followed by an analysis of the integration… (more)

Menger-Krug, Eve

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

373

Material Disposal Areas  

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Material Disposal Areas Material Disposal Areas Material Disposal Areas Material Disposal Areas, also known as MDAs, are sites where material was disposed of below the ground surface in excavated pits, trenches, or shafts. Contact Environmental Communication & Public Involvement P.O. Box 1663 MS M996 Los Alamos, NM 87545 (505) 667-0216 Email Material Disposal Areas at LANL The following are descriptions and status updates of each MDA at LANL. To view a current fact sheet on the MDAs, click on LA-UR-13-25837 (pdf). MDA A MDA A is a Hazard Category 2 nuclear facility comprised of a 1.25-acre, fenced, and radiologically controlled area situated on the eastern end of Delta Prime Mesa. Delta Prime Mesa is bounded by Delta Prime Canyon to the north and Los Alamos Canyon to the south.

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Northeast - NY NJ CT PA Area | Open Energy Information  

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

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Auralization of urban soundscaping designs using the Arup SoundLab  

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Noise is unwanted sound (from an urban planning point of view). The standard practice to controlnoise while valuable is a negative process (i.e. reducing unwanted “noise”). In response there is a drive by several authorities to take a more positive approach to improve and manage soundscapes in cities and civic spaces. Urban soundscape design consists of planning shaping and managing the sound to fit each area of the masterplan in terms of civic cultural and social character. Arup uses its SoundLab a 3D sound facility (ambisonic) to design and auralise (the sound equivalent to visualisation) soundscapes with planners architects or artists and demonstrate to Local Planning Authorities or clients the results of the design. An example of urban soundscaping design is Dark Neville Street Leeds for Leeds City Council where architectural lighting design acoustical soundscaping design were integrated together with an artistic sonic piece by Hans?Peter Kuhn which was auralised in the Arup SoundLab. An example of “indoor” sonic art and soundscape design installation is “Harmonic Bridge” by Bill Fontana and Arup Acoustics in the Turbine Hall of the Tate Modern (June?August 2006) where the sonic art piece was composed in the SoundLab.

Seb Jouan

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Smart Beijing: Correlation of Urban Electrical Energy Consumption with Urban Environmental Sensing for Optimizing Distribution Planning  

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parameters (air quality, noise pollution, traffic levels, water quality, etc.) in a distributed manner and create anomolies in pollution levels in specific locations, such as sporting events, rallies and fairs pollution and a series of other social problems. The urban electrical energy development has also been

Beigl, Michael

377

Upstream urbanization exacerbates urban heat island effects Da-Lin Zhang,1  

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, and climate. Previous studies have attributed UHI effects to localized, surface processes. Based-urban development can cascade well downwind. Under southwesterly wind, Baltimore, MD, experienced higher peak, can change local climate [e.g., Oke and Cleugh, 1987; Bornstein and Lin, 2000; Kalnay and Cai, 2003

Zhang, Da-Lin

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Retail restructuring in urban China in the reform era: the case of Beijing.  

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??This dissertation examines the radical economic restructuring and urban transformation in urban China in the reform era through a detailed investigation into the retail sector… (more)

Wang, Enru

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Project Information Form Project Title Urban Spatial Structure and GHG Emissions  

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Project Information Form Project Title Urban Spatial Structure and GHG Emissions University UC specified GHG reduction targets. This requires clear evidence that links from urban spatial structure

California at Davis, University of

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E-Print Network 3.0 - acque reflue urbane Sample Search Results  

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Improve Landscape Tree Performance Summary: Engineering Urban Soils to Improve Landscape Tree Performance P. Eric Wiseman, Ph.D. Assistant... Professor, Urban Forestry Department...

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E-Print Network 3.0 - atlanta urban rain Sample Search Results  

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(2008). Shem and Shepherd (2009) noted that Atlanta creates enhanced convergence at the rural-urban... delineation of urban convection for Atlanta, Georgia. Int. J. Climatol., 30,...

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Examination of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in an urban stormwater system and bioaccumulation in Odonata.  

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??Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) are toxic organic pollutants produced from combustion processes. Associated with urban runoff they have been detected worldwide in urban wetlands. PAH… (more)

Heintzman, Lucas

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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E-Print Network 3.0 - attending urban health Sample Search Results  

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PUBLIC HEALTH NURSINGURBAN PUBLIC HEALTH (MSMPH), 57 CREDITS... cr. 704 Urban Health Care Systems 3cr. 749 Health PromotionDisease Prevention In Diverse Populations... Urban...

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Definition: Home Area Network | Open Energy Information  

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Area Network Area Network Jump to: navigation, search Dictionary.png Home Area Network A communication network within the home of a residential electricity customer that allows transfer of information between electronic devices, including, but not limited to, in-home displays, computers, energy management devices, direct load control devices, distributed energy resources, and smart meters. Home area networks can be wired or wireless.[1] Related Terms electricity generation, distributed energy resource References ↑ https://www.smartgrid.gov/category/technology/home_area_network [[Ca LikeLike UnlikeLike You like this.Sign Up to see what your friends like. tegory: Smart Grid Definitionssustainability,smart grid,sustainability,smart grid, |Template:BASEPAGENAME]]sustainability,smart grid,sustainability,smart

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Chemical properties of urban waste ash produced by open burning on the Jos Plateau: implications for agriculture  

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Urban centres produce most of the world's waste and between a third and a half goes uncollected. The answer to the problem of waste disposal lies partly in agriculture, as waste can be extremely nutrient-rich. In the last decade there has been a tremendous increase in the developing world in total city area under informal food production and there are many examples of waste recycling onto the urban or peri-urban plots. Farmers on the Jos Plateau, Nigeria, have developed a successful soil fertility management strategy based on the combination of inorganic fertilisers, manure and urban waste ash. This study sought to provide some preliminary data on urban waste ash produced by open burning and used in farming in a developing country. Ash samples were collected from different locations around Jos and tested for C, N, pH, P, Na, K, Ca, Mg, Fe, Mn, Zn, Cu, Ni, Cd and Pb. It was found that ash is an effective liming material (because of the high pH, and high Ca, Mg and K contents), and has the potential to contribute significant quantities of micro-nutrients such as Mn, Zn and Cu. Ash, however, is far from being a homogenous material and its variability means that its fertilising potential will vary between batches and that, even if mean and median levels are low, there is the risk of the formation of localised areas of soil with excessive heavy metal contents (this is particularly the case with Pb). Further research is required to determine the plant-availability of these elements in the ash and to assess the wider environmental and health implications of uncontrolled, open burning of waste as a means of producing ash for agricultural purposes.

M.W. Pasquini; M.J. Alexander

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Please cite this article in press as: Nga D.T, et al. Assessing nutrient fluxes in a Vietnamese rural area despite limited and highly uncertain data. Resour Conserv Recy (2011), doi:10.1016/j.resconrec.2011.04.008  

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fertilizers. In addition, the sanitation system was also a critical source of nutrients that enter the surface sanitation systems (such as latrines and septic tanks) and were directly discharged to surface water every in a small and low-income area including two neighbouring communes in rural northern Vietnam, where

Richner, Heinz

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Plume Rise and Dispersion of Emissions from Low Level Buoyant Sources in Urban Areas  

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layer. The vertical profile of wind speed (Fig. 8-3g, h)by assuming that wind speed has both vertical and horizontalthat the vertical profile of horizontal wind speed matches

Pournazeri, Sam

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

388

Inhalation of motor vehicle emissions: effects of urban population and land area  

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transfer factors for air pollution health risk assessment.of the health impacts attributable to air pollution (Bennettair-quality management is to minimize adverse health effects of air pollution.

Marshall, Julian D.; McKone, Thomas E.; Deakin, Elizabeth; Nazaroff, William W.

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

389

Introduction. Climate change and urban areas: research dialogue in a policy framework  

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...supporting in energy with less risk from outside disruption...huge organizational and political undertaking even for...prohibitive and the social and political structures are only now...amenities and experience less risk than in isolated communities...liabilities, the global insurance industry, which is three...

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

390

Challenges and strategies for increasing adoption of small wind turbines in urban areas  

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A student group at MIT in cooperation with the MIT Department of Facilities is currently working to install a Skystream 3.7 wind turbine on MIT's campus. This has raised several questions about how to best develop small ...

Ferrigno, Kevin J. (Kevin James)

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

391

Regional Recovery Framework for a Biological Attack in the Seattle Urban Area  

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County Office of Emergency Management City of Seattle, Office of Emergency Management Pierce County Office of Emergency Management City of Bellevue, Emergency Preparedness Division Joint Base Lewis of Defense, Defense Threat Reduction Agency, and the Department of Homeland Security, Science & Technology

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The nesting ecology of paper wasps (Polistes) in a Texas urban area  

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~i ht Jntensities Nest Si te Tealperdlture N, . H?''Nt. ? H Ne. ;tinS Cycles Nest Pal-asitization Al 50 OBSERVATIONS ON THF. LII'F. HIS'l'ORY AND BEHAVIOR OF ELA;. :&HS POLISTIS BURRS . . . . . . . . . ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ 60 DISCUSSION 79 Incld. nce...

Reed, Hal Clyde

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Developing Anthropogenic Heating Profiles for Urban Areas Across the United States  

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and approximate state-wide fuel efficiency. Heat added by buildings take into account electricity (e.g., AC systems, appliances) and heating fuel usage. The building component relies on both population and climate, as heating and cooling degree days are proportional to the amount of heating fuel and electricity used

Hall, Sharon J.

394

Plume Rise and Dispersion of Emissions from Low Level Buoyant Sources in Urban Areas  

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on dispersion from a distributed generator in a real urbanimpact of Distributed Power Generators on the concentrationsknown as distributed power generators ( DGs). From January

Pournazeri, Sam

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

395

Understanding Socio-Economic Driving Factors of Indonesian Households Electricity Consumption in Two Urban Areas  

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Indonesia is one of the most diverse countries in the world in terms of its society. Therefore, there are several different characteristics in daily practices, including in consuming electricity. In order to unde...

Muhammad Ery Wijaya; Tetsuo Tezuka

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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VLES Study of Flow and Dispersion Patterns in Heterogeneous Urban Areas  

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. I. Introduction The threat of an intentional or non-intentional chemical/biological/nuclear (CBN, traffic) and the thermal forces (i.e. surface heating, HVAC systems) that control dispersion at this scale

Löhner, Rainald

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A regional restoration grants program to promote preservation and enhancement of urban natural areas  

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The Greenspaces Habitat Restoration Program, a partnership between Metro and US Fish and Wildlife Service in Portland, Oregon was created in 1992, as a component of The Metro Greenspaces and Open Spaces Progra...

Esther Lev

1998-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Addressing equity in interventions to reduce air pollution in urban areas: a systematic review  

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We did a systematic review to assess quantitative studies investigating the association between interventions aiming to reduce air pollution, health benefits and equity effects.

Tarik Benmarhnia; Lynda Rey; Yuri Cartier…

2014-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Commercialization of fluidized bed combustion systems in urban areas: The local government role  

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The purpose of this project was two-fold: to review the critical technical and institutional considerations which must underlie any decision to invest in Fluidized-Bed Combustion technology and to gauge the market for FBC technology within the City of Indianapolis. To achieve these purposes extensive research into the state-of-the-art of FBC technology was performed, including a review of alternate design configurations and an assessment of the remaining technical and operational difficulties associated with this new technology. At the same time a number of key financing and regulatory issues were investigated which directly affect the marketability of FBC boilers to local industries and institutions. Some of the largest Indianapolis energy users were surveyed to determine their long-term thermal energy requirements and whether FBC technology could help to meet these requirements. On the basis of this survey data, a comparative cost-benefit analysis of investment in a FBC boiler compared with investment in other types of boilers was undertaken. The analysis was done for specific Indianapolis industries and institutions. This report summarizes the project activities and makes specific recommendations that should help to facilitate the commercialization of FBC boilers in Indianapolis.

Jacobs, L.

1983-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A robust motion planning approach for autonomous driving in urban areas  

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This thesis presents an improved sampling-based motion planning algorithm, Robust RRT, that is designed specifically for large robotic vehicles and uncertain, dynamic environments. Five main extensions have been made to ...

Fiore, Gaston A

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Visualization of Traffic Flow and Atmospheric Pollutant Flow in Urban Areas  

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and air pollutants using polygons and translucent particles. The system is applied for public roads around.transport.iis.u-tokyo.ac.jp CCity modelity model Air pollutionAir pollution simsim.. TrafficTraffic simsim.. CCity modelity model Air pollutionAir pollution simsim.. TrafficTraffic simsim.. #12;

Tokyo, University of

402

Introduction. Climate change and urban areas: research dialogue in a policy framework  

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...consequence of high energy use; and could...if all the energy in the city...The heat-related deaths in European...emphasized that reducing the heat island...types of low energy design (where...mitigation of greenhouse gas emissions with measures...

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Probabilistic flows of inhabitants in urban areas and self-organization in housing markets  

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We propose a simple probabilistic model to explain the spatial structure of the rent distribution of housing market in city of Sapporo. Here we modify the mathematical model proposed by Gauvin et. al. Especially, we consider the competition between two distances, namely, the distance between house and center, and the distance between house and office. Computer simulations are carried out to reveal the self-organized spatial structure appearing in the rent distribution. We also compare the resulting distribution with empirical rent distribution in Sapporo as an example of cities designated by ordinance. We find that the lowest ranking agents (from the viewpoint of the lowest `willing to pay') are swept away from relatively attractive regions and make several their own `communities' at low offering price locations in the city.

Hishikawa, Takao

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Correlation between optimal carsharing locations and carbon dioxide emissions in urban areas  

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Carsharing, an alternative to car ownership, is being encouraged by many national governments as a means to alleviate air pollution and traffic congestion. Previously, many carsharing companies determined service...

J.-B. Lee; W. Byun; S. H. Lee; M. Do

2014-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Impacts of urban transportation mode split on CO{sub 2} emissions in Jinan, China.  

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As the world's largest developing country, China currently is undergoing rapid urbanization and motorization, which will result in far-reaching impacts on energy and the environment. According to estimates, energy use and carbon emissions in the transportation sector will comprise roughly 30% of total emissions by 2030. Since the late 1990s, transportation-related issues such as energy, consumption, and carbon emissions have become a policy focus in China. To date, most research and policies have centered on vehicle technologies that promote vehicle efficiency and reduced emissions. Limited research exists on the control of greenhouse gases through mode shifts in urban transportation - in particular, through the promotion of public transit. The purpose of this study is to establish a methodology to analyze carbon emissions from the urban transportation sector at the Chinese city level. By using Jinan, the capital of China's Shandong Province, as an example, we have developed an analytical model to simulate energy consumption and carbon emissions based on the number of trips, the transportation mode split, and the trip distance. This model has enabled us to assess the impacts of the transportation mode split on energy consumption and carbon emissions. Furthermore, this paper reviews a set of methods for data collection, estimation, and processing for situations where statistical data are scarce in China. This paper also describes the simulation of three transportation system development scenarios. The results of this study illustrate that if no policy intervention is implemented for the transportation mode split (the business-as-usual (BAU) case), then emissions from Chinese urban transportation systems will quadruple by 2030. However, a dense, mixed land-use pattern, as well as transportation policies that encourage public transportation, would result in the elimination of 1.93 million tons of carbon emissions - approximately 50% of the BAU scenario emissions.

He, D.; Meng, F.; Wang, M.; He, K. (Energy Systems); (Energy Foundation); (Tsinghua Univ.)

2011-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Theory of Steady?State Urban Noise for an Ideal Homogeneous City  

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The city is treated as a plane surface with many identical sound sources (motor vehicles) randomly distributed over its area. The mean energy density at any point in the plane is expressed in terms of the individual source strength the average number of sources per unit area N the atmospheric absorption constant ? and a shielding factor F associated primarily with obstacles in the transmission path. To obtain the steady?state (median) energy density a central cell containing a single discrete “local” vehicle is identified and treated separately from the rest of the distribution. Graphs and tables of steady?state level and energy density as functions of N and ? are given for the homogeneous infinite city the city of finite size and the traffic?free zone within a city. The theory indicates that the spreading of urban noise is determined by a characteristic distance with a typical value of 0.25 km. The observed octave?band sound?pressure levels from 31.5 to 4000 Hz at one location in Ottawa are compared with calculated levels based on statistical data for vehicle source strength estimates of vehicle density and known atmospheric absorption constants. The differences are consistent with a shielding factor of 15 dB which is in good agreement with measurements of sound transmission in urban areas reported by others. The shielding factor has an effective value substantially independent of frequency.

E. A. G. Shaw; N. Olson

1972-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Healthy Zero Energy Buildings ENVIRONMENTAL AREA RESEARCH  

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, energy consumption from building ventilation could be one of the limiting factors in achieving energy quality or, conversely, overventilation, which wastes energy. To develop the healthbased ventilationHealthy Zero Energy Buildings ENVIRONMENTAL AREA RESEARCH PIER Environmental Research www.energy

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Evaluating Sources of PAHs in Urban Streams Based on Land Use and Biomonitors  

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‡ CENSE - Center for Environmental and Sustainability Research, Ecological Economics and Environmental Management Group, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, 2829-516 Caparica, Portugal ... (5) Anthropogenic PAHs result mainly from pyrolytic processes, especially the incomplete combustion of organic materials during industrial activities, home heating, power generation, incineration, and vehicle emissions, and as well as from petroleum cracking and refining in petrochemical industries, and during chemical manufacturing. ... While the LMW PAHs are more related to industrial activities, several authors have reported an increase of the HMW PAHs in atmospheric deposition in urban areas, as a consequence of fossil fuel combustion emissions, particularly from vehicles. ...

Sofia Augusto; Carla Gonzalez; Rute Vieira; Cristina Máguas; Cristina Branquinho

2011-03-16T23:59:59.000Z

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Urban Water Conservation along the Rio Grande  

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Use by Cate- gories in New Mexico Counties, River Basins and Irrigated Acreage in 2000 and the NMOSE An- nual Report. 5,6 Data were derived from water supply or utility companies as opposed to city figures. These numbers may reflect some rural... Urban Water Conservation along the Rio Grande THE TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY SYSTEM NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY An Inventory of Water Conservation Programs TR 269 SP 201 Valeen Silvy, 1 Ronald Kaiser, 2 Bruce Lesikar 3 and Craig Runyan...

Silvey, Valeen; Kaiser, Ronald; Lesikar, Bruce; Runyan, Craig

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

410

FED pumped limiter configuration issues  

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Impurity control in the Fusion Engineering Device (FED) is provided by a toroidal belt pumped limiter. Limiter design issues addressed in this paper are (1) poloidal location of the limiter belt, (2) shape of the limiter surface facing the plasma, and (3) whether the belt is pumped from one or both sides. The criteria used for evaluation of limiter configuration features were sensitivity to plasma-edge conditions and ease of maintenance and fabrication. The evaluation resulted in the selection of a baseline FED limiter that is located at the bottom of the device and has a flat surface with a single leading edge.

Haines, J.R.; Fuller, G.M.

1983-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Temporal Analysis of Incompatible Land-Use and Land-Cover: The Proximity between Residential Areas and Gas Stations in Bucharest Suburban Area  

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Incompatible land-use and land-cover indicate the trend in territorial planning and generate instability and conflicts leading to degradation in terms of environmental quality. Urban landscape structure of Bucharest suburban area has changed lately, especially due to expansion of residential areas, increasing the risks of a chaotic urban development. The consequences of this residential expansion have led to malfunctions, outlining a disadvantage area due to environmental problems. In this context, residential areas are frequently located in the proximity of gas stations in Bucharest suburban area. This paper presents the relation between residential areas and gas stations in order to evaluate causes that led to their proximity. Results have pointed out using a number of 60 gas stations (21 gas stations in residential areas and 39 in non-residential areas) the causes and the temporal dynamics of locational conflicts, suggesting that unplanned development and residential agglomeration are the main consequences of territorial conflicts. In this respect of incompatible land-use and land-cover expansion, it is required an evaluation and hierarchy in order to start new coherent plans of space development.

Cristian Ioan Ioj?; Constantina Alina Tudor

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Modeling impact of urban air pollution on health  

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Modeling impact of urban air pollution on health: Preliminary results and testing a methodology morbidity data and pollutants concentrations at the regional/urban scale Health and air quality in France thresholds and persistence #12;How to represent air pollution impact in the context of health studies? [1

Menut, Laurent

413

Effective Fall 2014 Requirements for the Urban Architecture and  

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Required Core Courses: (13 credits) ________ ARCH 507 Sustainable Urbanism (3 credits) ________ ARCH 535 credits) One additional course selected from the following list is required: _________ ARCH 507 Urban Real Estate Development (3 credits) _________ ARCH 510 Housing Design (3 credits) _________ ARCH 536 or ARCH

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Urban Studies What is a city? Whatdoesitmeantobeacitizen?Howdoinhabitantsofacityhaveaccesstowaterandelectricity?  

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with real-estate development or become involved in social work * This program is an excellent stepping stone, environment, sustainability, transportation and housing. Pursue careers in urban design and architecture. Work ARCD 195 ARCD 200 URBS 260 URBS 300 ENVM 680 San Francisco Urbanism Sustainable Design Sacred Cities

Galles, David

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Sediment management in sustainable urban drainage system ponds  

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Sediment management in sustainable urban drainage system ponds K.V. Heal*, D.A. Hepburn** and R.lunn@strath.ac.uk) Abstract Since removal and disposal of sustainable urban drainage system (SUDS) sediment can incur high maintenance costs, assessments of sediment volumes, quality and frequency of removal are required. Sediment

Heal, Kate

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Urban logistics pooling viabililty analysis via a multicriteria multiactor method  

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Urban logistics pooling viabililty analysis via a multicriteria multiactor method Jesus Gonzalez transportation and logistics pooling are relatively new concepts in research, but are very popular in practice. In the last years, collaborative transportation seems a good city logistics alternative to classical urban

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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Energy Usage Attitudes of Urban India IBM Research India  

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Energy Usage Attitudes of Urban India Mohit Jain IBM Research India mohitjain@in.ibm.com Deepika@cs.cmu.edu Amarjeet Singh IIIT Delhi, India amarjeet@iiitd.ac.in Abstract-- Though rapid increase in energy factors affecting energy consumption in urban India. However, the small numbers of participants in those

Toronto, University of

418

Drops of Energy Conserving Urban Water in California  

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Drops of Energy Conserving Urban Water in California to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions May 2011 of diesel fuel annually. The greenhouse gas emissions associated with water- related energy consumption;1Berkeley Law \\ UCLA Law Drops of Energy: Conserving Urban Water in California to Reduce Greenhouse Gas

Kammen, Daniel M.

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Saga of Glass Damage in Urban Environments Continues  

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Saga of Glass Damage in Urban Environments Continues: Consequences of Aerodynamics and Debris Laboratory University of Notre Dame The Saga of Glass Damage in Urban Environments Continues: Consequences east of the city of Houston. Initial reconnaissance suggested that the observed glass/cladding damage

Kareem, Ahsan

420

Energy Department Announces the SUN Project, Empowering Urban Native Youth  

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Energy Department Announces the SUN Project, Empowering Urban Energy Department Announces the SUN Project, Empowering Urban Native Youth in STEM Education Energy Department Announces the SUN Project, Empowering Urban Native Youth in STEM Education November 13, 2013 - 4:50pm Addthis Energy Department Announces the SUN Project, Empowering Urban Native Youth in STEM Education Andre H. Sayles, Ph.D. Andre H. Sayles, Ph.D. Principal Deputy Director of the Office of Economic Impact and Diversity and Acting Deputy Director of the Office of Minority Business and Economic Development Recently, I had the honor of announcing the launch of the SUN Project, a collaboration between the U.S. Department of Energy and the American Indian Science and Engineering Society to engage urban Native American youth in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields.

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September 18, 2012, Webinar: Wind Energy in Urban Environments | Department  

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September 18, 2012, Webinar: Wind Energy in Urban Environments September 18, 2012, Webinar: Wind Energy in Urban Environments September 18, 2012, Webinar: Wind Energy in Urban Environments This webinar was held September 18, 2012, and provided information on wind energy installations in Boston Harbor in Hull, Massachusetts, and near downtown Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Download the presentations below, watch the webinar (WMV 128 MB), or read the text version. Find more CommRE webinars. Lessons Learned: Milwaukee's Wind Turbine Project This presentation provided information on the A-to-Z basics for constructing a wind turbine in an urban environment as well as the lessons learned. The City of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, found that information and transparency were two key items that helped win over local officials and the public when planning their 100-kilowatt urban wind project. Learn more

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Energy Department Announces the SUN Project, Empowering Urban Native Youth  

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Energy Department Announces the SUN Project, Empowering Urban Energy Department Announces the SUN Project, Empowering Urban Native Youth in STEM Education Energy Department Announces the SUN Project, Empowering Urban Native Youth in STEM Education November 13, 2013 - 4:50pm Addthis Energy Department Announces the SUN Project, Empowering Urban Native Youth in STEM Education Andre H. Sayles, Ph.D. Andre H. Sayles, Ph.D. Principal Deputy Director of the Office of Economic Impact and Diversity and Acting Deputy Director of the Office of Minority Business and Economic Development Recently, I had the honor of announcing the launch of the SUN Project, a collaboration between the U.S. Department of Energy and the American Indian Science and Engineering Society to engage urban Native American youth in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields.

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Improving Building Performance at Urban Scale with a Framework for  

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Building Performance at Urban Scale with a Framework for Building Performance at Urban Scale with a Framework for Real-time Data Sharing Title Improving Building Performance at Urban Scale with a Framework for Real-time Data Sharing Publication Type Conference Proceedings LBNL Report Number LBNL-6303E Year of Publication 2013 Authors Pang, Xiufeng, Tianzhen Hong, and Mary Ann Piette Date Published 05/2013 Keywords building performance, energy efficiency, energy modeling, optimal operation, urban scale. Abstract This paper describes work in progress toward an urban-scale system aiming to reduce energy use in neighboring buildings by providing three components: a database for accessing past and present weather data from high quality weather stations; a network for communicating energy-saving strategies between building owners; and a set of modeling tools for real-time building energy simulation.

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Urban Enterprise Zone Program (New Jersey) | Department of Energy  

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Urban Enterprise Zone Program (New Jersey) Urban Enterprise Zone Program (New Jersey) Urban Enterprise Zone Program (New Jersey) < Back Eligibility Commercial Savings Category Alternative Fuel Vehicles Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Buying & Making Electricity Water Home Weatherization Solar Wind Program Info State New Jersey Program Type Enterprise Zone New Jersey's Urban Enterprise (UEZ) Program operates under the Department of Community Affairs. The UEZ Program exists to foster an economic climate that revitalizes designated urban communities and stimulates their growth by encouraging businesses to develop and create private sector jobs through public and private investment. Applicant businesses must be registered, located in one of the designated zones, be in tax compliance with the state, and certified by the Program.

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Northeast - NY NJ CT PA Area | Open Energy Information  

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

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A review on the flow structure and pollutant dispersion in urban street canyons for urban planning strategies  

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As a result of rapid urbanization in numerous cities around the world, the demand for transportation has increased rapidly, resulting in emission of high levels of exhaust pollutants into the atmosphere. This is a major cause of deterioration in the ... Keywords: Urban street canyon, air quality, flow structure, pollutant dispersion

Afiq Witri Muhammad Yazid, Nor Azwadi Che Sidik, Salim Mohamed Salim, Khalid M Saqr

2014-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Alliance fights limits on chlorofluorocarbons  

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Alliance fights limits on chlorofluorocarbons ... Efforts by the nascent Alliance for Responsible CFC Policy to curb the Environmental Protection Agency's plans to put more limits on chlorofluorocarbons are beginning to have results. ... The 400-member alliance was formed last August to fight EPA's avowed intention to limit production of CFC's in the U.S. to 30% of their present levels. ...

1981-03-02T23:59:59.000Z

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area | OpenEI  

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area area Dataset Summary Description These estimates are derived from a composite of high resolution wind resource datasets modeled for specific countries with low resolution data originating from the National Centers for Environmental Prediction (United States) and the National Center for Atmospheric Research (United States) as processed for use in the IMAGE model. The high resolution datasets were produced by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (United States), Risø DTU National Laboratory (Denmark), the National Institute for Space Research (Brazil), and the Canadian Wind Energy Association. The data repr Source National Renewable Energy Laboratory Date Released Unknown Date Updated Unknown Keywords area capacity clean energy international National Renewable Energy Laboratory

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NSTB Summarizes Vulnerable Areas  

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

NSTB Summarizes Vulnerable Areas NSTB Summarizes Vulnerable Areas Commonly Found in Energy Control Systems Experts at the National SCADA Test Bed (NSTB) discovered some common areas of vulnerability in the energy control systems assessed between late 2004 and early 2006. These vulnerabilities ranged from conventional IT security issues to specific weaknesses in control system protocols. The paper "Lessons Learned from Cyber Security Assessments of SCADA and Energy Management Systems" describes the vulnerabilities and recommended strategies for mitigating them. It should be of use to asset owners and operators, control system vendors, system integrators, and third-party vendors interested in enhancing the security characteristics of current and future products.

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Neutron Science Research Areas | ORNL  

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Home | Science & Discovery | Neutron Science | Research Areas SHARE Research Areas Neutron scattering research at ORNL covers four broad research areas: biology and soft...

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Monitoring peak power and cooling energy savings of shade trees and white surfaces in the Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) service area: Project design and preliminary results  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Urban areas in warm climates create summer heat islands of daily average intensity of 3--5{degrees}C, adding to discomfort and increasing air-conditioning loads. Two important factors contributing to urban heat islands are reductions in albedo (lower overall city reflectance) and loss of vegetation (less evapotranspiration). Reducing summer heat islands by planting vegetation (shade trees) and increasing surface albedos, saves cooling energy, allows down-sizing of air conditioners, lowers air-conditioning peak demand, and reduces the emission of CO{sub 2} and other pollutants from electric power plants. The focus of this multi-year project, jointly sponsored by SMUD and the California Institute for Energy Efficiency (CIEE), was to measure the direct cooling effects of trees and white surfaces (mainly roofs) in a few buildings in Sacramento. The first-year project was to design the experiment and obtain base case data. We also obtained limited post retrofit data for some sites. This report provides an overview of the project activities during the first year at six sites. The measurement period for some of the sites was limited to September and October, which are transitional cooling months in Sacramento and hence the interpretation of results only apply to this period. In one house, recoating the dark roof with a high-albedo coating rendered air conditioning unnecessary for the month of September (possible savings of up to 10 kWh per day and 2 kW of non-coincidental peak power). Savings of 50% relative to an identical base case bungalow were achieved when a school bungalow`s roof and southeast wall were coated with a high-albedo coating during the same period. Our measured data for the vegetation sites do not indicate conclusive results because shade trees were small and the cooling period was almost over. We need to collect more data over a longer cooling season in order to demonstrate savings conclusively.

Akbari, H.; Bretz, S.; Hanford, J.; Rosenfeld, A.; Sailor, D.; Taha, H. [Lawrence Berkeley Lab., CA (United States); Bos, W. [Sacramento Municipal Utility District, CA (United States)

1992-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

432

Mercury Vapor At Haleakala Volcano Area (Thomas, 1986) | Open Energy  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Mercury Vapor At Haleakala Volcano Area (Thomas, 1986) Mercury Vapor At Haleakala Volcano Area (Thomas, 1986) Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Exploration Activity: Mercury Vapor At Haleakala Volcano Area (Thomas, 1986) Exploration Activity Details Location Haleakala Volcano Area Exploration Technique Mercury Vapor Activity Date Usefulness not indicated DOE-funding Unknown Notes The field survey program on the northwest rift zone consisted of soil mercury and radon emanometry surveys, groundwater temperature and chemistry studies, Schlumberger resistivity soundings and self-potential profiles. Geophysical and geochemical surveys along this rift (southwest) were limited by difficult field conditions and access limitations. The geophysical program consisted of one Schlumberger sounding, one

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Geothermometry At Haleakala Volcano Area (Thomas, 1986) | Open Energy  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Geothermometry At Haleakala Volcano Area (Thomas, 1986) Geothermometry At Haleakala Volcano Area (Thomas, 1986) Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Exploration Activity: Geothermometry At Haleakala Volcano Area (Thomas, 1986) Exploration Activity Details Location Haleakala Volcano Area Exploration Technique Geothermometry Activity Date Usefulness not indicated DOE-funding Unknown Notes The field survey program on the northwest rift zone consisted of soil mercury and radon emanometry surveys, groundwater temperature and chemistry studies, Schlumberger resistivity soundings and self-potential profiles. Geophysical and geochemical surveys along this rift (southwest) were limited by difficult field conditions and access limitations. The geophysical program consisted of one Schlumberger sounding, one

434

Western Area Power Administration  

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

Loveland Area Projects November 29-30, 2011 2 Agenda * Overview of Western Area Power Administration * Post-1989 Loveland Area Projects (LAP) Marketing Plan * Energy Planning and Management Program * Development of the 2025 PMI Proposal * 2025 PMI Proposal * 2025 PMI Comment Period & Proposal Information * Questions 3 Overview of Western Area Power Administration (Western) * One of four power marketing administrations within the Department of Energy * Mission: Market and deliver reliable, renewable, cost-based Federal hydroelectric power and related services within a 15-state region of the central and western U.S. * Vision: Provide premier power marketing and transmission services Rocky Mountain Region (RMR) is one of five regional offices 4 Rocky Mountain Region

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Decontamination & decommissioning focus area  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

In January 1994, the US Department of Energy Office of Environmental Management (DOE EM) formally introduced its new approach to managing DOE`s environmental research and technology development activities. The goal of the new approach is to conduct research and development in critical areas of interest to DOE, utilizing the best talent in the Department and in the national science community. To facilitate this solutions-oriented approach, the Office of Science and Technology (EM-50, formerly the Office of Technology Development) formed five Focus AReas to stimulate the required basic research, development, and demonstration efforts to seek new, innovative cleanup methods. In February 1995, EM-50 selected the DOE Morgantown Energy Technology Center (METC) to lead implementation of one of these Focus Areas: the Decontamination and Decommissioning (D & D) Focus Area.

NONE

1996-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

436

Honey Lake Geothermal Area  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

The Honey Lake geothermal area is located in Lassen County, California and Washoe County, Nevada. There are three geothermal projects actively producing electrical power. They are located at Wendel...

437

AREA 5 RWMS CLOSURE  

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

153 CLOSURE STRATEGY NEVADA TEST SITE AREA 5 RADIOACTIVE WASTE MANAGEMENT SITE Revision 0 Prepared by Under Contract No. DE-AC52-06NA25946 March 2007 DISCLAIMER Reference herein to...

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Geographic Area Month  

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

Fuels by PAD District and State (Cents per Gallon Excluding Taxes) - Continued Geographic Area Month No. 1 Distillate No. 2 Distillate a No. 4 Fuel b Sales to End Users Sales for...

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Landscape and Urban Planning 87 (2008) 269278 Contents lists available at ScienceDirect  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Landscape and Urban Planning 87 (2008) 269­278 Contents lists available at ScienceDirect Landscape and Urban Planning journal homepage: www.elsevier.com/locate/landurbplan Analyses of urban landscape September 2008 Keywords: Urbanization Satellite image Landscape pattern Petroleum-oriented cities a b s t r

Wang, Le

440

Quantum dynamics in the thermodynamic limit  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

The description of spontaneous symmetry breaking that underlies the connection between classically ordered objects in the thermodynamic limit and their individual quantum-mechanical building blocks is one of the cornerstones of modern condensed-matter theory and has found applications in many different areas of physics. The theory of spontaneous symmetry breaking, however, is inherently an equilibrium theory, which does not address the dynamics of quantum systems in the thermodynamic limit. Here, we will use the example of a particular antiferromagnetic model system to show that the presence of a so-called thin spectrum of collective excitations with vanishing energy - one of the well-known characteristic properties shared by all symmetry-breaking objects - can allow these objects to also spontaneously break time-translation symmetry in the thermodynamic limit. As a result, that limit is found to be able, not only to reduce quantum-mechanical equilibrium averages to their classical counterparts, but also to turn individual-state quantum dynamics into classical physics. In the process, we find that the dynamical description of spontaneous symmetry breaking can also be used to shed some light on the possible origins of Born's rule. We conclude by describing an experiment on a condensate of exciton polaritons which could potentially be used to experimentally test the proposed mechanism.

Wezel, Jasper van [Theory of Condensed Matter, Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge, Madingley Road, Cambridge CB3 0HE (United Kingdom)

2008-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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441

Geriatrics and the Limits of Modern Medicine  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

...preferably, meta-analyses of those trials. But subjects over the age of 75 years are rarely found in such trials, thus rendering this population invisible to scientific medicine. If we teach only what we know, and if we know only what we can measure in clinical trials, then we can say little of importance... Like a number of geriatricians, I have come to believe that modern medicine does not work well for old people. Old patients serve as a mirror, reflecting the limitations and sometimes the absurdities of modern medicine. There are three areas that are ...

Goodwin J.S.

1999-04-22T23:59:59.000Z

442

In-Situ Monitoring of Trace Gases in a Non-Urban Environment  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

A set of commercial instruments measuring carbon monoxide (CO), ozone (O3), sulfur dioxide (SO2), and nitrogen oxides [nitric oxide (NO), nitrogen dioxide (NO2), and odd nitrogens (NOX)] was integrated and deployed in a non–urban environment. The deployment occurred between July 2, 2007 and August 7, 2007 in Richland, WA. The mixing ratios of all species were lower than in most rural–suburban environments, and strong diurnal patterns were observed. NO2 was depleted by photochemically formed ozone during the day and replenished at night as ozone was destroyed. The highest ozone concentration during these episodes was 45 ppb. The overall average was 15 ppb with readings approaching near zero at times. This observation is low compared to average daytime summer readings of 60–80 ppb in highly populated and industrialized urban areas in the Pacific Northwest region. Back?trajectory analysis and prevailing weather conditions both indicated that much of the ozone was transported locally or was produced in–situ. Analysis of SO2 as a tracer for O3 advection further indicated lack of long–range regional transport of pollutants to Richland. We also present results of analysis of high ozone episodes and comparisons relative to other areas in the Pacific Northwest region. These results provide a useful sample data set to study the historical record of air quality in rural Eastern Washington.

Mioduszewski, John R.; Yu, Xiao-Ying; Morris, Victor R.; Berkowitz, Carl M.; Flaherty, Julia E.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

443

Operational Area Monitoring Plan  

Office of Legacy Management (LM)

' ' SECTION 11.7B Operational Area Monitoring Plan for the Long -Term H yd rol og ical M o n i to ri ng - Program Off The Nevada Test Site S . C. Black Reynolds Electrical & Engineering, Co. and W. G. Phillips, G. G. Martin, D. J. Chaloud, C. A. Fontana, and 0. G. Easterly Environmental Monitoring Systems Laboratory U. S. Environmental Protection Agency October 23, 1991 FOREWORD This is one of a series of Operational Area Monitoring Plans that comprise the overall Environmental Monitoring Plan for the DOE Field Office, Nevada (DOEINV) nuclear and non- nuclear testing activities associated with the Nevada Test Site (NTS). These Operational Area Monitoring Plans are prepared by various DOE support contractors, NTS user organizations, and federal or state agencies supporting DOE NTS operations. These plans and the parent

444

Tropical Limit in Statistical Physics  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Tropical limit for macroscopic systems in equilibrium defined as the formal limit of Boltzmann constant k going to 0 is discussed. It is shown that such tropical limit is well-adapted to analyse properties of systems with highly degenerated energy levels, particularly of frustrated systems like spin ice and spin glasses. Tropical free energy is a piecewise linear function of temperature, tropical entropy is a piecewise constant function and the system has energy for which tropical Gibbs' probability has maximum. Properties of systems in the points of jump of entropy are studied. Systems with finite and infinitely many energy levels and phenomena of limiting temperatures are discussed.

M. Angelelli; B. Konopelchenko

2015-02-04T23:59:59.000Z

445

Decontamination Technologies, Task 3, Urban Remediation and Response Project  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

In the aftermath of a Radiological Dispersal Device (RDD, also known as a dirty bomb) it will be necessary to remediate the site including building exteriors and interiors, equipment, pavement, vehicles, personal items etc. Remediation will remove or reduce radioactive contamination from the area using a combination of removing and disposing of many assets (including possible demolition of buildings), decontaminating and returning to service other assets, and fixing in place or leaving in place contamination that is deemed 'acceptable'. The later will require setting acceptable dose standards, which will require negotiation with all involved parties and a balance of risk and cost to benefit. To accomplish the first two, disposal or decontamination, a combination of technologies will be deployed that can be loosely classified as: Decontamination; Equipment removal and size reduction; and Demolition. This report will deal only with the decontamination technologies that will be used to return assets to service or to reduce waste disposal. It will not discuss demolition, size reduction or removal technologies or equipment (e.g., backhoe mounted rams, rock splitter, paving breakers and chipping hammers, etc.). As defined by the DOE (1994), decontamination is removal of radiological contamination from the surfaces of facilities and equipment. Expertise in this field comes primarily from the operation and decommissioning of DOE and commercial nuclear facilities as well as a small amount of ongoing research and development closely related to RDD decontamination. Information related to decontamination of fields, buildings, and public spaces resulting from the Goiania and Chernobyl incidents were also reviewed and provide some meaningful insight into decontamination at major urban areas. In order to proceed with decontamination, the item being processed needs to have an intrinsic value that exceeds the cost of the cleaning and justifies the exposure of any workers during the decontamination process(es). In the case of an entire building, the value may be obvious; it's costly to replace the structure. For a smaller item such as a vehicle or painting, the cost versus benefit of decontamination needs to be evaluated. This will be determined on a case by case basis and again is beyond the scope of this report, although some thoughts on decontamination of unique, personal and high value items are given. But, this is clearly an area that starting discussions and negotiations early on will greatly benefit both the economics and timeliness of the clean up. In addition, high value assets might benefit from pre-event protection such as protective coatings or HEPA filtered rooms to prevent contaminated outside air from entering the room (e.g., an art museum).

Heiser,J.; Sullivan, T.

2009-06-30T23:59:59.000Z

446

OLED area illumination source  

DOE Patents [OSTI]

The present invention relates to an area illumination light source comprising a plurality of individual OLED panels. The individual OLED panels are configured in a physically modular fashion. Each OLED panel comprising a plurality of OLED devices. Each OLED panel comprises a first electrode and a second electrode such that the power being supplied to each individual OLED panel may be varied independently. A power supply unit capable of delivering varying levels of voltage simultaneously to the first and second electrodes of each of the individual OLED panels is also provided. The area illumination light source also comprises a mount within which the OLED panels are arrayed.

Foust, Donald Franklin (Scotia, NY); Duggal, Anil Raj (Niskayuna, NY); Shiang, Joseph John (Niskayuna, NY); Nealon, William Francis (Gloversville, NY); Bortscheller, Jacob Charles (Clifton Park, NY)

2008-03-25T23:59:59.000Z

447

Enabling Access and Opportunities to STEM and College for High-Achieving Chicago-Area High School Students  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

change and continue to develop as leaders. 2011-2012 Program Profile Learn more at: http in urbanized areas. These numbers are still growing, and climate change is further expected to speed up Students Founded in 2011, and generously supported by a grant from the Boeing Company, the IIT Boeing

Saniie, Jafar

448

Effects of surface voids on burning rate measurements of pulverized coal at diffusion-limited conditions  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

This research explores the effects of voids (pores on the particle surface that are deeper than their surface radius) on burning area at diffusion-limited combustion conditions. Scanning electron microscopy and digital processing of images of quenched particles were used to quantify surface void area, perimeter, and reacting void wall area for voids with diameters larger than 1 {micro}m. After careful analysis, the most accurate determination of particle burning area at diffusion-limited conditions was achieved by measuring particle surface area using the technique of discrete revolution, subtracting surface void area, and adding reacting void wall area. In situ measurements of reacting coal particle temperatures and images were taken for three coals and spherocarb particles at conditions that limit the formation of CO{sub 2} from reacting carbon under various oxygen concentrations and heating rates. The results of these experiments indicate that correcting the measured surface area for void area and reacting void wall area produces calculated burning rates closely matching diffusion-limited burning rates for all conditions and all coals investigated. These results suggest that void area effects should be included for accurate determination of burning area at diffusion-limited conditions.

Bayless, D.J.; Schroeder, A.R.; Peters, J.E.; Buckius, R.O. [Univ. of Illinois, Urbana, IL (United States). Dept. of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering] [Univ. of Illinois, Urbana, IL (United States). Dept. of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

1997-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

449

MEASUREMENT OF BUILDING AREAS MEASUREMENT OF BUILDING AREAS  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

) Common Use Areas All floored areas in the building for circulation and standard facilities provided and the like. These are extracts of NWPC standard method of measurement of building areas with an addition fromSection S ANNEXURE 4 MEASUREMENT OF BUILDING AREAS MEASUREMENT OF BUILDING AREAS 1. GROSS BUILDING

Wang, Yan

450

Community Renewable Energy Success Stories: Wind Energy in Urban  

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

Stories: Wind Energy in Urban Stories: Wind Energy in Urban Environments Webinar (text version) Community Renewable Energy Success Stories: Wind Energy in Urban Environments Webinar (text version) Below is the text version of the Webinar titled "Community Renewable Energy Success Stories: Wind Energy in Urban Environments," originally presented on September 18, 2012. Sarah Busche: Good afternoon everyone and welcome to today's webinar sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy. This is Sarah Busche and I'm here with Jimmy Jones. We're broadcasting live from the National Renewable Energy Lab in Golden, Colorado. We'll give folks a few more minutes to log on and call in but while we wait Jim is going to go over some logistics and then we'll get started with today's webinar. Jimmy?

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James R. Thompson College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

James R. Thompson College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs University of Illinois - Chicago 412-262. 2008. Thompson, J. and S. Mastracci. "The Blended Workforce: Alternative Federal Models." Public

Illinois at Chicago, University of

452

Improving the Image, Identity, and Reputation of Urban School Systems  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

This collective qualitative case study explores the ways American urban school districts engage in image management and reputation building activities to sustain their on-going organizational improvement efforts and maintain public support...

Stockwell, Robert R.

2011-08-08T23:59:59.000Z

453

renewable energy -building science -urban physics LESO LUNCHTIME* LECTURES  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

lighting. The perspective of perception-orientated lighting design will help to link technological progress. He is author of the book "Light Perspectives - between culture and technology". Additionally, he hasrenewable energy - building science - urban physics LESO LUNCHTIME* LECTURES Solar Energy

Testerman, Donna M.

454

Tourism & Urban Development: Building Local Economies & Sense of Place  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Tourism & Urban Development: Building Local Economies & Sense of Place - Greenwoods Corner - Simon, tourism must sustain and enhance local quality of life ­ "Communities will work for tourism if tourism

455

Successful streets : performance measures, community engagement, and urban street design  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Over the past decade, local transportation agencies have increasingly re-designed urban arterials, their cities' major surface streets, to better accommodate a wide range of users. At the same time, a growing number of ...

Steinemann, Jeremy R

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

456

Sustainable urban mobility : exploring the role of the built environment  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

This dissertation examines the concept of sustainable mobility within an urban context. In essence, the research aims to answer the question, "What role does a city's built environment play, if any, in the sustainability ...

Zegras, Pericles Christopher, 1968-

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

457

VELO[city] : rethinking the multi-modal urban station  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Train travel was once integral to the urban condition. Railway stations and rural depots were designed as machines for efficiency and it was within the station that one could escape the chaos of the city to become a part ...

Dickson, Amanda, 1974-

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

458

Effectiveness of speed trailers on low-speed urban roadways  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

documents the effectiveness of speed trailers for reducing speeds on low-speed urban roadways. At each test site, vehicle speeds were collected at upstream, trailer, and downstream locations using piezoelectric sensors. Vehicles were "tracked" along...

Perrillo, Kerry Victoria

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

459

Fusion of urban remote image based on multi-characteristics  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

A fusion approach is proposed to refine the resolution of urban multi-spectral images using the corresponding high-resolution panchromatic (PAN) images. Firstly, the two images are...

Yang, Xuhong; Jing, Zhongliang; Liu, Gang

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

460

On Sonification of Place: Psychosonography and Urban Portrait*  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Urban Portrait: Thessaloniki is a sonic art installation by this author, presented at the Lansdown Centre for Electronic Arts of Middlesex University, London, in May 2008. This article constitutes an exploration of sonic representation of the ...

Dani Iosafat

2009-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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461

A review of urban computing for mobile phone traces  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

In this work, we present three classes of methods to extract information from triangulated mobile phone signals, and describe applications with different goals in spatiotemporal analysis and urban modeling. Our first ...

Jiang, Shan

462

Investing (in) equity : how can urban development internalize social cost?  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

This thesis recognizes the social costs created by privately driven urban development while also acknowledging cities' fiscal dependence on local property taxes. This study is based on the premise that equitable spatial ...

Xypolia, Aspasia, 1976-

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

463

Threat-aware Path Planning in Uncertain Urban Environments  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

This paper considers the path planning problem for an autonomous vehicle in an urban environment populated with static obstacles and moving vehicles with uncertain intents. We propose a novel threat assessment module, ...

Aoude, Georges

464

Considerations in the recycling of urban parking garages  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Because of the decreasing use of private automobiles in city centers and because of usual development pressures, some urban parking garages will become available for replacement or recycling. The choice between replacement ...

Paul, Michael Johannes

1981-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

465

An urban infill : a residual site in Boston  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

This thesis is concerned with the treatment of residual sites in the context of the urban environment and in particular with the wounds inflicted by the passage of the Massachusetts Turnpike through the city of Boston. The ...

Savvides, Andreas L. (Andreas Loucas)

1996-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

466

Urban mechanics : the parking garage as an instrument of legibility  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

No typology has fragmented urban space more than the parking garage. In fact, the city of Houston's parking contingent practice has a resulted in a garage on 30% of the downtown district.The range from a few underground ...

Martinez, Marcus E. (Marcus Eugene)

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

467

Landscape and memory : transformation of an urban river's edge  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

I grew up in Philadelphia. The waterfront and its urban character motivated my original focus combined with architectural interests in dealing with public spaces. The search began for a site which was a locus of intensity ...

McHugh, Eileen T. (Eileen Teresa), 1966-

1998-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

468

The urban waterfront in flux : accommodating uncertainty in Brooklyn  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Urban waterfronts are host to every shade of a city's development. Once pulsating with trade and production, the very reason for the city's existence, the mid 20th century brought jarring macroeconomic shifts and technological ...

Young, Jaime Renée

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

469

An urban ecosystem as a superposition of interrelated active media  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

A space-time model that treats the urban ecosystem as a superposition of active media is expanded to take the heterogeneity of anthropogenic and natural factors into account. The approach is based on represent...

A. E. Sidorova; Yu. V. Mukhartova; L. V. Yakovenko

2014-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

470

Between external and internal space : an urban transition  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

The aim of this dissertation is to explore the evolution of both architecture and urban space, in terms of mutual relationship between solids and voids, with particular attention to two transitional moments of ancient and ...

Cappelletti Daniele

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

471

Seasonality of the Urban Heat Island Effect in Madison, Wisconsin  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Spatial and temporal variation in the urban heat island (UHI) effect from March 2012 through October 2013 was characterized using continuous temperature measurements from an array of up to 151 fixed sensors in and around Madison, Wisconsin, an ...

Jason Schatz; Christopher J. Kucharik

2014-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

472

Urban water supply planning and management in Nigeria  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

The gap between water need and supply has widened steadily in Nigeria's urban centres despite continuous efforts made to develop the nation's vast surface and groundwater resources. Less than 0.5% of the total...

L. Oyebande Dr.

1978-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

473

Urbanization and its implications for food and farming  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

...and greenhouse gas emission-intensive...prosperity and reducing rural and urban...need to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and to build...towards more energy- and greenhouse...this is far more related to their lack...

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

474

Architecture/landscape : an urban sanctuary on Boston Harbor  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

This thesis proposes an urban sanctuary at Chapel Rocks, a peninsula extending into Boston Harbor. The sanctuary includes an ecumenical chapel. restaurant/meeting hall and designed features of the landscape. Several general ...

Epstein, Richard H. (Richard Hays)

1990-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

475

Viewing urban disruptions from a decision informatics perspective  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Urban infrastructures are the focus of terrorist acts because, quite simply, they produce the most visible impact, if not casualties. While terrorist acts are the most insidious and onerous of all disruptions,...

James M. Tien

2005-09-30T23:59:59.000Z

476

The impacts of urbanization on endangered florida key deer  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

for resources between man and wildlife continues, it is important to understand the effects of urbanization on species. Endangered Key deer (Odocoileus virginianus clavium) are endemic to the Florida Keys archipelago stretching southwest off the southern tip...

Harveson, Patricia Moody

2006-04-12T23:59:59.000Z

477

Bazaar [+] : addressing critical adjacencies in Mumbai's urban farm  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

This thesis focuses on the city of Mumbai, and evolves the notion of how "critical adjacency" has been instrumental in guiding the city's urban transformations into modernity. Presently, Mumbai experiences some of the ...

Bhat, Arjun (Arjun Devadas)

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

478

Subsurface contaminants focus area  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

The US Department of Enregy (DOE) Subsurface Contaminants Focus Area is developing technologies to address environmental problems associated with hazardous and radioactive contaminants in soil and groundwater that exist throughout the DOE complex, including radionuclides, heavy metals; and dense non-aqueous phase liquids (DNAPLs). More than 5,700 known DOE groundwater plumes have contaminated over 600 billion gallons of water and 200 million cubic meters of soil. Migration of these plumes threatens local and regional water sources, and in some cases has already adversely impacted off-site rsources. In addition, the Subsurface Contaminants Focus Area is responsible for supplying technologies for the remediation of numerous landfills at DOE facilities. These landfills are estimated to contain over 3 million cubic meters of radioactive and hazardous buried Technology developed within this specialty area will provide efective methods to contain contaminant plumes and new or alternative technologies for development of in situ technologies to minimize waste disposal costs and potential worker exposure by treating plumes in place. While addressing contaminant plumes emanating from DOE landfills, the Subsurface Contaminants Focus Area is also working to develop new or alternative technologies for the in situ stabilization, and nonintrusive characterization of these disposal sites.

NONE

1996-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

479

Functional Area Dean's Office  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Functional Area Dean's Office 1101 Ag & Resource Economics 1172 Animal Sciences 1171 Bio Ag Science and Pest Mgmt 1177 Hort & Landscape Architecture 1173 Soil & Crop Science 1170 Ag Colo Res Ctr 3046 Fiscal Officers Jessi Fuentes 1 1931 Val Parker 1 6953 Linda Moller 1 1441 Paula

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Plutonium focus area  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

To ensure research and development programs focus on the most pressing environmental restoration and waste management problems at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), the Assistant Secretary for the Office of Environmental Management (EM) established a working group in August 1993 to implement a new approach to research and technology development. As part of this new approach, EM developed a management structure and principles that led to the creation of specific Focus Areas. These organizations were designed to focus the scientific and technical talent throughout DOE and the national scientific community on the major environmental restoration and waste management problems facing DOE. The Focus Area approach provides the framework for intersite cooperation and leveraging of resources on common problems. After the original establishment of five major Focus Areas within the Office of Technology Development (EM-50, now called the Office of Science and Technology), the Nuclear Materials Stabilization Task Group (EM-66) followed the structure already in place in EM-50 and chartered the Plutonium Focus Area (PFA). The following information outlines the scope and mission of the EM, EM-60, and EM-66 organizations as related to the PFA organizational structure.

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1996-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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481

Limitations on entropic Bell inequalities  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

The derivation of Bell inequalities in terms of quantum statistical (thermodynamic) entropies is considered. Inequalities of the Wigner form are derived but shown to be extremely limiting in their applicability due to the nature of the density matrices involved. This also helps to identify a limitation in the Cerf-Adami inequalities.

Ian T. Durham

2006-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

482

FUEL CASK IMPACT LIMITER VULNERABILITIES  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Cylindrical fuel casks often have impact limiters surrounding just the ends of the cask shaft in a typical 'dumbbell' arrangement. The primary purpose of these impact limiters is to absorb energy to reduce loads on the cask structure during impacts associated with a severe accident. Impact limiters are also credited in many packages with protecting closure seals and maintaining lower peak temperatures during fire events. For this credit to be taken in safety analyses, the impact limiter attachment system must be shown to retain the impact limiter following Normal Conditions of Transport (NCT) and Hypothetical Accident Conditions (HAC) impacts. Large casks are often certified by analysis only because of the costs associated with testing. Therefore, some cask impact limiter attachment systems have not been tested in real impacts. A recent structural analysis of the T-3 Spent Fuel Containment Cask found problems with the design of the impact limiter attachment system. Assumptions in the original Safety Analysis for Packaging (SARP) concerning the loading in the attachment bolts were found to be inaccurate in certain drop orientations. This paper documents the lessons learned and their applicability to impact limiter attachment system designs.

Leduc, D; Jeffery England, J; Roy Rothermel, R

2009-02-09T23:59:59.000Z

483

A Strategic Project Appraisal framework for ecologically sustainable urban infrastructure  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Actors in the built environment are progressively considering environmental and social issues alongside functional and economic aspects of development projects. Infrastructure projects represent major investment and construction initiatives with attendant environmental, economic and societal impacts across multiple scales. To date, while sustainability strategies and frameworks have focused on wider national aspirations and strategic objectives, they are noticeably weak in addressing micro-level integrated decision making in the built environment, particularly for infrastructure projects. The proposed approach of this paper is based on the principal that early intervention is the most cost-effective and efficient means of mitigating the environmental effects of development projects, particularly macro infrastructure developments. A strategic overview of the various project alternatives, taking account for stakeholder and expert input, could effectively reduce project impacts/risks at low cost to the project developers but provide significant benefit to wider communities, including communities of future stakeholders. This paper is the first exploratory step in developing a more systematic framework for evaluating strategic alternatives for major metropolitan infrastructure projects, based on key sustainability principles. The developed Strategic Project Appraisal (SPA) framework, grounded in the theory of Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA), provides a means of practically appraising project impacts and alternatives in terms of quantified ecological limits; addresses the neglected topic of metropolitan infrastructure as a means of delivering sustainability outcomes in the urban context and more broadly, seeks to open a debate on the potential for SEA methodology to be more extensively applied to address sustainability challenges in the built environment. Practically applied and timed appropriately, the SPA framework can enable better decision-making and more efficient resource allocation ensuring low impact infrastructure development.

Morrissey, John, E-mail: john.morrissey@rmit.edu.au [Centre for Design, RMIT University, GPO Box 2476, Melbourne VIC 3001 (Australia); Iyer-Raniga, Usha, E-mail: usha.iyer-raniga@rmit.edu.au [School of Property, Construction and Project Management, RMIT University, GPO Box 2476, Melbourne VIC 3001 (Australia); McLaughlin, Patricia; Mills, Anthony [School of Property, Construction and Project Management, RMIT University, GPO Box 2476, Melbourne VIC 3001 (Australia)

2012-02-15T23:59:59.000Z

484

Political participation and transformation in urban China, 1993 and 2002  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

POLITICAL PARTICIPATION AND TRANSFORMATION IN URBAN CHINA, 1993 AND 2002 A Dissertation by DIQING LOU Submitted to the Office of Graduate Studies of Texas A&M University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree... of DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY May 2008 Major Subject: Political Science POLITICAL PARTICIPATION AND TRANSFORMATION IN URBAN CHINA, 1993 AND 2002 A Dissertation by DIQING LOU Submitted to the Office of Graduate Studies of Texas A...

Lou, Diqing

2008-10-10T23:59:59.000Z

485

Promotional plan: the Center for Urban Horticulture, Seattle, Washington  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Record of Study PROMOTIONAL PLAN: THE CENTER FOR URBAN HORTICULTURE, SEATTLE, WASHINGTON A PROFESSIONAL PAPER by Suzanne R. Pesl Submitted to the College of Agriculture of Texas A&M University in partial fulfillment of the requirements... for the degree of MASTER OF AGRICULTURE December, 1988 Department of Horticultural Sciences PROMOTIONAL PLAN: THE CENTER FOR URBAN HORTICULTURE, SEATTLE, WASHINGTON A PROFESSIONAL PAPER by Suzanne R. Pesl Approved as to style and content by: Christine D...

Pesl, Suzanne R.

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

486

Faculty perceptions of presidential leadership in urban school reform  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

FACULTY PERCEPTIONS OF PRESIDENTIAL LEADERSHIP IN URBAN SCHOOL REFORM A Dissertation by RODNEY PRESCOTT McCLENDON Submitted to the Office of Graduate Studies of Texas A&M University in partial fulfillment of the requirements... for the degree of DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY August 2007 Major Subject: Agricultural Education FACULTY PERCEPTIONS OF PRESIDENTIAL LEADERSHIP IN URBAN SCHOOL REFORM A Dissertation by RODNEY PRESCOTT McCLENDON Submitted...

McClendon, Rodney Prescott

2009-06-02T23:59:59.000Z

487

Nesting ecology of mourning doves in changing urban landscapes  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

NESTING ECOLOGY OF MOURNING DOVES IN CHANGING URBAN LANDSCAPES A Thesis by ANNA MARIA MU?OZ Submitted to the Office of Graduate Studies of Texas A&M University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of MASTER... OF SCIENCE December 2004 Major Subject: Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences NESTING ECOLOGY OF MOURNING DOVES IN CHANGING URBAN LANDSCAPES A Thesis by ANNA MARIA MU?OZ Submitted to Texas A&M University in partial fulfillment...

Munoz, Anna Maria

2005-02-17T23:59:59.000Z

488

EA-1177: Salvage/Demolition of 200 West Area, 200 East Area, and 300 Area  

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

7: Salvage/Demolition of 200 West Area, 200 East Area, and 7: Salvage/Demolition of 200 West Area, 200 East Area, and 300 Area Steam Plants, Richland, Washington EA-1177: Salvage/Demolition of 200 West Area, 200 East Area, and 300 Area Steam Plants, Richland, Washington SUMMARY This EA evaluates the environmental impacts for the proposal to salvage and demolish the 200 West Area, 200 East Area, and 300 Area steam plants and their associated steam distribution piping equipment, and ancillary facilities at the U.S. Department of Energy Hanford Site in Richland, Washington. PUBLIC COMMENT OPPORTUNITIES None available at this time. DOCUMENTS AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD October 21, 1996 EA-1177: Finding of No Significant Impact Salvage/Demolition of 200 West Area, 200 East Area, and 300 Area Steam Plants October 21, 1996 EA-1177: Final Environmental Assessment

489

Assessment of Pesticide Exposure in Female Population Living in Cotton Growing Areas of Punjab, Pakistan  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Present study was conducted in the southern Punjab i.e. Multan and Bahawalpur Divisions, the major cotton growing areas of Pakistan. The field study was limited to a manageable geographical area where female cott...

Seema Tahir; Tahir Anwar

2012-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

490

Nonlinear subcritical magnetohydrodynamic beta limit  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Published gyrokinetic simulations have had difficulty operating beyond about half the ideal magnetohydrodynamic (MHD) critical beta limit with stationary and low transport levels in some well-established reference cases. Here it is demonstrated that this limitation is unlikely due to numerical instability, but rather appears to be a nonlinear subcritical MHD beta limit[R. E. Waltz, Phys. Rev. Lett. 55, 1098 (1985)] induced by the locally enhanced pressure gradients from the diamagnetic component of the nonlinearly driven (zero frequency) zonal flows. Strong evidence that the zonal flow corrugated pressure gradient profiles can act as a MHD-like beta limit unstable secondary equilibrium is provided. It is shown that the addition of sufficient ExB shear or operation closer to drift wave instability threshold, thereby reducing the high-n drift wave turbulence nonlinear pumping of the zonal flows, can allow the normal high-n ideal MHD beta limit to be reached with low transport levels. Example gyrokinetic simulations of experimental discharges are provided: one near the high-n beta limit reasonably matches the low transport levels needed when the high experimental level of ExB shear is applied; a second experimental example at moderately high beta appears to be limited by the subcritical beta.

Waltz, R. E. [General Atomics, P.O. Box 85608, San Diego, California 92186-5608 (United States)

2010-07-15T23:59:59.000Z

491

Limitations and improvements for harmonic generation measurements  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

A typical acoustic harmonic generation measurement comes with certain limitations. Firstly, the use of the plane wave-based analysis used to extract the nonlinear parameter, ?, ignores the effects of diffraction, attenuation and receiver averaging which are common to most experiments, and may therefore limit the accuracy of a measurement. Secondly, the method usually requires data obtained from a through-transmission type setup, which may not be practical in a field measurement scenario where access to the component is limited. Thirdly, the technique lacks a means of pinpointing areas of damage in a component, as the measured nonlinearity represents an average over the length of signal propagation. Here we describe a three-dimensional model of harmonic generation in a sound beam, which is intended to provide a more realistic representation of a typical experiment. The presence of a reflecting boundary is then incorporated into the model to assess the feasibility of performing single-sided measurements. Experimental validation is provided where possible. Finally, a focusing acoustic source is modelled to provide a theoretical indication of the afforded advantages when the nonlinearity is localized.

Best, Steven; Croxford, Anthony; Neild, Simon [Department of Mechanical Engineering, Queens Building, University Walk, Bristol BS8 1TR (United Kingdom)

2014-02-18T23:59:59.000Z

492

Focus Area Summary  

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

information provided was consolidated from the original five focus areas for the EM information provided was consolidated from the original five focus areas for the EM Corporate QA Board. The status of QAP/QIP approvals etc. was accurate at the time of posting; however, additional approvals may have been achieved since that time. If you have any questions about the information provided, please contact Bob Murray at robert.murray@em.doe.gov Task # Task Description Status 1.1 Develop a brief questionnaire to send out to both commercial and EM contractors to describe their current approach for identifying the applicable QA requirements for subcontractors, tailoring the requirements based upon risk, process for working with procurement to ensure QA requirements are incorporated into subcontracts, and implementing verification of requirement flow-down by their

493

Focus Area 3 Deliverables  

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

3 - Commercial Grade item and Services 3 - Commercial Grade item and Services Dedication Implementation and Nuclear Services Office of Environmental Management And Energy Facility Contractors Group Quality Assurance Improvement Project Plan Project Focus Area Task # and Description Deliverable Project Area 3-Commercial Grade Item and Services Dedication 3.1-Complete a survey of selected EM contractors to identify the process and basis for their CGI dedication program including safety classification of items being dedicated for nuclear applications within their facilities Completed Survey Approvals: Yes/No/NA Project Managers: S. Waisley, D. Tuttel Yes Executive Committee: D. Chung, J. Yanek, N. Barker, D. Amerine No EM QA Corporate Board: No Energy Facility Contractors Group

494

Argonne area restaurants  

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

area restaurants area restaurants Amber Cafe 13 N. Cass Ave. Westmont, IL 60559 630-515-8080 www.ambercafe.net Argonne Guest House Building 460 Argonne, IL 60439 630-739-6000 www.anlgh.org Ballydoyle Irish Pub & Restaurant 5157 Main Street Downers Grove, IL 60515 630-969-0600 www.ballydoylepub.com Bd's Mongolian Grill The Promenade Shopping Center Boughton Rd. & I-355 Bolingbrook, IL 60440 630-972-0450 www.gomongo.com Branmor's American Grill 300 Veterans Parkway Bolingbrook, IL 60440 630-226-9926 www.branmors.com Buca di Beppo 90 Yorktown Convenience Center Lombard, IL 60148 630-932-7673 www.bucadibeppo.com California Pizza Kitchen 551 Oakbrook Center Oak Brook, IL 60523 630-571-7800 www.cpk.com Capri Ristorante 5101 Main Street Downers Grove, IL 60516 630-241-0695 www.capriristorante.com Carrabba's Italian Grill

495

borrow_area.cdr  

Office of Legacy Management (LM)

information information at Weldon Spring, Missouri. This site is managed by the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Legacy Management. developed by the former WSSRAP Community Relations Department to provide comprehensive descriptions of key activities that took place throughout the cleanup process The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) approved a plan on June 9, 1995, allowing the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) at the Weldon Spring Site Remedial Action Project (WSSRAP) to excavate nearly 2 million cubic yards of clay material from land in the Weldon Spring Conservation Area. Clay soil from a borrow area was used to construct the permanent disposal facility at the Weldon Spring site. Clay soil was chosen to construct the disposal facility because it has low permeability when

496

Waterhighlights 4 Area Students Reflect the  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

of Agriculture, Urban Sustainability and Environmental Sciences volume vi, no.1 2012 University of the District Watershed Stewardship Academy Building Water Expertise Close To Home Throughout the DC metro region and community outreach programs to learners of all ages. The College of Agriculture, Urban Sustainability

District of Columbia, University of the

497

Ashland Area Support Substation Project  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

The Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) provides wholesale electric service to the City of Ashland (the City) by transferring power over Pacific Power Light Company's (PP L) 115-kilovolt (kV) transmission lines and through PP L's Ashland and Oak Knoll Substations. The City distributes power over a 12.5-kV system which is heavily loaded during winter peak periods and which has reached the limit of its ability to serve peak loads in a reliable manner. Peak loads under normal winter conditions have exceeded the ratings of the transformers at both the Ashland and Oak Knoll Substations. In 1989, the City modified its distribution system at the request of PP L to allow transfer of three megawatts (MW's) of electric power from the overloaded Ashland Substation to the Oak Knoll Substation. In cooperation with PP L, BPA installed a temporary 6-8 megavolt-amp (MVA) 115-12.5-kV transformer for this purpose. This additional transformer, however, is only a temporary remedy. BPA needs to provide additional, reliable long-term service to the Ashland area through additional transformation in order to keep similar power failures from occurring during upcoming winters in the Ashland area. The temporary installation of another 20-MVA mobile transformer at the Ashland Substation and additional load curtailment are currently being studied to provide for sustained electrical service by the peak winter period 1992. Two overall electrical plans-of-service are described and evaluated in this report. One of them is proposed for action. Within that proposed plan-of-service are location options for the substation. Note that descriptions of actions that may be taken by the City of Ashland are based on information provided by them.

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1992-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

498

Object-Oriented Land-Cover Classification Using Aerial Photography in Semi-Arid Area  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Urban tree Urban grass Swimming pool Single residential Building Soil Urban tree Urban grass Swimming cropland Orchard Building Soil Urban tree Urban grass Swimming pool Building Soil Road Lake pool Road Grass Natural soil/rock Tree/Shrub Water Commercial building Residential building Mall

Hall, Sharon J.

499

Cognitive Limitations and Investment "Myopia"  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Optimization of investment decisions in an uncertain and dynamically evolving environment is difficult due to the limitations of the decision maker’s cognitive capacity. Thus, actual investment decisions may deviate from ...

Chi, Tailan; Fan, Dashan

1997-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

500

Ecological Exposure Limits and Guidelines  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Abstract Ecological exposure limits and guidelines represent the maximum level of a chemical substance that is considered to be safe or acceptable in environmental releases or compartments. The ecological exposure limits are established to protect the ecosystems and environmental resources and may refer to the emissions, e.g., effluents, atmospheric emissions or discharges, or to the final concentration in the receiving body, e.g., water, sediment, or soil. There are two main methods for setting these limits. One focuses on the identification of best available practices for different sectors and processes; the other is a particular case of risk assessment, named by some authors as reverse risk assessment, which establishes the maximum level in the emission or receiving compartment maintaining an acceptable level of risk. The term ‘exposure limit’ is rarely used in the ecological context; the most usual terms are criteria, standards, or objectives.

J.V. Tarazona

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z