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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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MONGOLIA'S INVESTMENT PRIORITIES FROM A NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT  

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1 MONGOLIA'S INVESTMENT PRIORITIES FROM A NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT PERSPECTIVE SHAGDAR ENKHBAYAR, DAVID Quality Considerations 15 J. Inclusive and stable economic growth 15 3 PRIORITY INVESTMENT SCENARIOS development projects and investment partnerships, the Government of Mongolia plans to leverage its abundant

Kammen, Daniel M.

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Sustainable Transport Development for Accra: Critiquing Ideologies and Unraveling Priorities   

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is ensuring sustainable development of urban public transportation, through, among other things, good governance. The document, however, is built within the contextual frameworks of Ghana’s Poverty Strategy Papers, which espouse decentralization and economic...

Anyetei-Anum, Dzifa

2012-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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USAID-Energy Trends in Developing Asia: Priorities for a Low-Carbon Future  

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USAID-Energy Trends in Developing Asia: Priorities for a Low-Carbon Future USAID-Energy Trends in Developing Asia: Priorities for a Low-Carbon Future Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary Name: USAID-Energy Trends in Developing Asia: Priorities for a Low-Carbon Future Agency/Company /Organization: United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Sector: Climate, Energy Focus Area: Renewable Energy, Economic Development Topics: GHG inventory, Low emission development planning, Policies/deployment programs Resource Type: Publications User Interface: Other Website: redd-net.org/resource-library/Energy+Trends+in+Developing+Asia%3A+Prio Language: English USAID-Energy Trends in Developing Asia: Priorities for a Low-Carbon Future Screenshot References: USAID-Energy Trends in Developing Asia: Priorities for a Low-Carbon Future[1]

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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...

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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

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Mapping cost-effective farmland preservation priorities A project funded the USDA NRI Rural Development Program  

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Mapping cost-effective farmland preservation priorities A project funded the USDA NRI Rural Development Program Project Director: Frank Davis, University of California Santa Barbara Project Staff: David Stoms, Jason Kreitler Project Advisors: Tim Duane, Julie Gustanski, Ralph Heimlich, Dan Press, Peter

California at Santa Barbara, University of

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

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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

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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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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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Priorities and practises for developing low carbon vehicle networks in small open economies  

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The opportunities presented by the emerging green economy offer a variety of solutions to pressing, social, economic, technological and environmental questions. The exploitation of renewable, clean energy sources would offer not just a solution to environmental and health concerns but also the potential for business growth that could help reprieve stricken economies. One of the key sectors of the green economy is that of transport and significant efforts have been made by national and supranational actors to promote the emerging low carbon vehicle. While emission reduction remains the over-riding priority driving the move toward carbon-free motoring, other factors also influence the decision of national actors to develop electric vehicle (EV) networks in particular. This article examines the priorities for small open, economies (SOEs) in developing these networks using the examples of Israel, Denmark and in particular that of Ireland.

Jason Begley

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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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...

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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]

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

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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

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

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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

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

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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

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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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Systematic Analysis of Priority Water Resources Problems to Develop a Comprehensive Research Program for the Southern Plains River Basins Region  

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TR- 61 1975 Systematic Analysis of Priority Water Resources Problems to Develop a Comprehensive Research Program for the Southern Plains River Basins Region R.E. Babcock J.W. Clark E.J. Dantin M.T. Edmison N.A. Evans...

Babcock, R. E.; Clark, J. W.; Dantin, E. J.; Edmison, M. T.; Evans, N. A.; Power, W. L.; Runkles, J. L.

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Energy Efficiency: A Priority  

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Energy Efficiency: A Priority October 9th 2013 2 Energy efficiency: a priority NBC profile (April 30th, 2013) 1st financial institution in Quebec 19 920 employees 451 branches in Canada 2,4 million individual clients 3 Energy efficiency: a... priority Energenia?s profile Consulting firm specializing exclusively in energy efficency Founded by Robert Patenaude in 2003 National Bank?s main partner for the development, implementation and supervision of the energy efficiciency program since...

Patenaude, R.

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Sustainable Urbanism: Vision and Planning Process Through an Examination of Two Model Neighborhood Developments  

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Sustainability, planning process, sustainable development,2011 Planning Processes for Sustainable Urbanism Hammarbybetween process and outcome in sustainable development is

Kasioumi, Eirini

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Exploitation of geothermal energy as a priority of sustainable energetic development in Serbia  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

The actual global economic crisis, including all other well-known problems of sustainable development, reflects the direction of development of all countries in the world. Serbia, as a European country in its early stage of development, is trying to synchronize its progress with experience of other countries from the field of sustainable development and in accordance with rules in the field of energetic and energetic efficiency, and, as well as to promote and develop the sector of use of renewable sources of energy. On the other hand, Serbia is a country which largely depends on import of all forms of energy, which to a great extent affects its economic stability. Therefore, in Serbia the strategy for development of energetic was imposed and it considers all the aspects of development of energetic until 2015 and it also defines the priorities which can be mostly seen in the choice of forms of alternative sources of energy. These sources, based on some criteria, can be considered the most convenient for a gradual substitution of energy which is gotten from the conventional sources. Taking into account strategically defined goals and domestic potentials which are at disposal, as well as economic parameters, an alternative source of energy of basic importance for the future exploitation on the territory of Serbia geothermal energy, was chosen. The research points to the fact that Serbia will be capable to respond adequately to Kyoto protocol demands and to the European rules regarding the substitution of a certain amounts of fossil fuels by the fuel origin from the raw biological materials. The research defines the existent and non-existent capacities and the assessment of positive effects of usage of geothermal energy. At the moment, 160 long holes are being exploited whose water temperature is around 60 °C (140 °F) and their heat power reach 160 MJ/s. It was stated that adequate exploitation of existing and new geothermal sources a yearly would save about 500,000 tons of fossil fuels what is proportional to the 10% of the today's heating system. The total amount of heat accumulated at geothermal deposit sites in Serbia, up to 3 km of depth, is two times greater than the total amount of heat that may be generated by burring all available coal reserves in Serbia. Price of electrical energy produced from geothermal springs is estimated to be between 9.2 US cents/kWh and 11.5 US cents/kWh. In order to support exploitation of geothermal energy (as well as all other renewable sources of energy) the decision that all the producers of energy from renewable sources get a status of privileged producers were made.

Mirjana Golusin; Olja Munitlak Ivanovic; Ivan Bagaric; Sanja Vranjes

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

The mission of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is to create strong, sustainable, inclusive communities and quality affordable homes for all. HUD is working to strengthen the housing market to bolster the economy and protect consumers; meet the need for quality affordable rental homes; utilize housing as a platform for improving quality of life; build inclusive and sustainable communities free from discrimination, and transform the way HUD does business.

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U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development PROGRAMS OF HUD  

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

Housing and Urban Development Housing and Urban Development PROGRAMS OF HUD Major Mortgage, Grant, Assistance, and Regulatory Programs 2013 ii Table of Contents Table of Contents ................................................................................................................ ii Community Planning and Development ............................................................................ 1 Brownfields Economic Development Initiative (BEDI) ........................................................ 1 Capacity Building for Community Development and Affordable Housing .......................... 2 Community Development Block Grants (Disaster Recovery Assistance) ............................. 3 Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) (Entitlement) ........................................... 4

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Intern experience at the Center for Urban Programs: an internship report  

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the Community Energy Conservation project of the Texas Energy Extension Service, developing a street maintenance priority ranking system for the City of Denton, serving as University Coordinator for the Garland Urban Observatory and devising a Budget...

Kerbel, Richard (Richard Ira), 1950-

2013-03-13T23:59:59.000Z

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The deployment of urban logistics solutions from research, development and pilot results  

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The deployment of urban logistics solutions from research, development and pilot results Lessons logistics solutions is one of the main pending questions in the field of urban goods transport research demonstration project, this paper presents the main issues related to the deployment of urban logistics

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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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

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New urbanism on a grand scale : the challenges for large-scale, multi-phase master planned developments  

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New Urbanism has been described as an urban design movement promoting the master planning and development of communities that have walkable, human-scale neighborhoods while integrating the necessary elements of modern life ...

Olchowicz, Edward J

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Development of Criteria for Evaluating Urban River Settings for Tourism-Rereation Use  

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An earlier study, Cultural Benefits from Metropolitan River Recreation--San Antonio Prototype, (Gunn, et al., 1972), revealed that urban water resources can be successfully developed for tourism and recreation. The San Antonio River Walk is a unique...

Gunn, C. A.; Hanna, J. W.; Parenzin, A. J.; Blumberg, F. M.

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Distribution System Research Priorities  

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

Mark McGranaghan Mark McGranaghan EPRI ELECTRICITY DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM WORKSHOP Crystal City, VA September 24, 2012 Distribution System Research Priorities 2 © 2012 Electric Power Research Institute, Inc. All rights reserved. The Power System Roadmaps start with a Vision Future Power System will require new technologies, infrastructure, and control systems 3 © 2012 Electric Power Research Institute, Inc. All rights reserved. R&D Roadmaps - Coordination is Critical Roadmaps are living documents 4 © 2012 Electric Power Research Institute, Inc. All rights reserved. Developing the next generation grid * Industry needs new technologies, communication protocols, and information management methods - More variable generation sources and controllable loads - Aging infrastructure

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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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12University Research Priority Programs  

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12University Research Priority Programs Asia and Europe Dynamics of Healthy Aging Ethics Evolution Cancer Research Solar Light to Chemical Energy Conversion #12;Contact Dr. Cornelia Schauz Research and Academic Career Development Künstlergasse 15 CH-8001 Zurich Phone: 044 634 48 55 cornelia

Zürich, Universität

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Legal and institutional perplexities hampering the implementation of urban development plans in Pakistan  

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The effective implementation of development plans requires functioning institutions with well defined legal support and good plans. This article explains how legal and regulatory frameworks as well as the institutional capacities of local planning agencies (LPAs), including Cantonment Boards (CBs), City District Governments (CDGs), Town Municipal Administration (TMAs) and Development Authorities (DA), in Pakistan confound and affect the implementation of development plans. A comparative review of existing Acts, Ordinances and urban planning frameworks in place at various levels was conducted, and inconsistencies and gaps that impart perplexities amongst the aforementioned institutions and regulatory frameworks were identified. The overlapping powers and functions of the institutions which have legal backing must be eliminated to ensure effective implementation of urban development plans.

Niaz Ahmad; Ghulam Abbas Anjum

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Urban cultural tourism: creative approaches for heritage-based sustainable development  

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The paper has a theoretical-methodological approach: its aim is to analyse the nexus between cultural tourism and urban economies, and to foster a heritage-based sustainable development. The paper starts considering the role of heritage tourism in local development by stressing that tourism can bring about a positive response to regional competitiveness, regarding its positive influence on regional employment and income. Then, the paper investigates the specific problematic context of urban cultural tourism, identifying different stakeholders, values and assets or capitals involved. Hence, the dense concepts of 'cultural capital' and of 'experiential tourism' have been stressed, too, because of their importance, especially in the so-called era of 'access economy'. Subsequently, the paper explores the shift from 'traditional' cultural tourism toward creative tourism, meant as an evolution of cultural tourism directed toward an engaged and authentic experience, encompassing communities' lifestyles. Finally, the conditions for a human sustainable development of heritage cities have been deepened.

Alessio D'Auria

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Property:CSC-Priority | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

CSC-Priority Property Type String Description Geothermal Case Study Challenge (CSC) area completion priority Allows Values Priority Area;Completed Area;Low Priority Area Pages...

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0-7803-8281-1/04/$20.00 2004 IEEE On the Development of a Novel Urban Search and Rescue Robot  

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0-7803-8281-1/04/$20.00 ©2004 IEEE On the Development of a Novel Urban Search and Rescue Robot ENS (Stop 14a) Annapolis, MD 21402 Keywords: Urban Search and Rescue, robotics Abstract-- This paper concerns the development of a novel robotic platform for Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) efforts. The main

Crabbe, Frederick

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Software Services: Priorities  

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Priorities Priorities Priorities are how we stay focused on the things that are most important. They help position the SSG and the APS to achieve its goals. We take choosing our priorities seriously. The projects the SSG works on and the amount of time and resources dedicated to those projects are determined based on a number of factors and from input from a variety of sources. Software Advisory Group The Software Advisory Group serves as an advisory group to the SSG. Its membership consists of XSD staff concerned with the state of software at the APS. It's a venue to discuss current projects and future directions, and to foster communication between the SSG and the XSD staff. The Software Advisory Group also provides input on new project ideas and proposals. Issues, concerns and suggestions from the Software Advisory Group and

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Global Biodiversity Conservation Priorities  

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Global Biodiversity Conservation Priorities T. M. Brooks,1,2,3 * R. A. Mittermeier,1 G. A. B. da is essential to minimize biodiversity loss. To address this need, biodiversity conservation organizations have conservation funding. H uman actions are causing a biodiversity crisis, with species extinction rates up

Wilmers, Chris

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11.301J / 4.252J Introduction to Urban Design and Development, Fall 2003  

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Examines both the structure of cities and ways they can be changed. Includes historical forces that have produced cities, models of urban analysis, contemporary theories of urban design, implementation strategies. Core ...

Frenchman, Dennis M.

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11.301J / 4.252J Introduction to Urban Design and Development, Fall 2005  

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Examines both the structure of cities and ways they can be changed. Includes historical forces that have produced cities, models of urban analysis, contemporary theories of urban design, implementation strategies. Core ...

Frenchman, Dennis M.

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Green economy and development in small urban municipalities: towards sustainable community development  

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In ‘greening the local economy,’ green development is not exactly the same as green economy but these two are related in ... development. Over the last few decades, ‘green economy’ has evolved as an important top...

Rosario Turvey

2014-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Vegetation and Other Development Options for Mitigating Urban Air Pollution Impacts  

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While air pollution control devices and programs are the primary method of reducing emissions, urban air pollution can be further mitigated through planning and...

Richard Baldauf; David Nowak

2014-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Predicting recreation priorities  

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: Recreation, Park, and Tourism Sciences PREDICTING RECREATION PRIORITIES A Thesis by KINDAL ALAYNE HUNT 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... Approved as to style and content by: David Scott (C ' ofCo it e) er itt er) John Cromp (Membe Ro tton (Member) os 0' (Head f D ent) May 2003 Major Subject: Recreation, Park, and Tourism Sciences ABSTRACT Predicting Recreation Priorifies. (May...

Hunt, Kindal Alayne

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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VR/Urban: Spread.gun Design Process and Challenges in Developing a Shared Encounter for Media Faades  

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VR/Urban: Spread.gun ­ Design Process and Challenges in Developing a Shared Encounter for Media intervention tool called Spread.gun, which was created for the Media Façade Festival 2008 in Berlin. Main social change. In this paper, we discuss our Spread.gun installation as a case study exemplifying

Hornecker, Eva

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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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Identification of Low Emissions Agricultural Pathways and Priorities for  

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Identification of Low Emissions Agricultural Pathways and Priorities for Identification of Low Emissions Agricultural Pathways and Priorities for Mitigation in Agricultural Landscapes using Integrated Assessment Modeling and Scenarios Jump to: navigation, search Name Identification of Low Emissions Agricultural Pathways and Priorities for Mitigation in Agricultural Landscapes using Integrated Assessment Modeling and Scenarios Agency/Company /Organization CGIAR's Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS), Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA), the Danish International Development Agency (DANIDA), the European Union, International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) Partner International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) Sector Land Focus Area Agriculture Topics Background analysis, Baseline projection, Low emission development planning, -LEDS, Pathways analysis, Policies/deployment programs

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Mainstreaming climate change adaptation into urban development : lessons from two South African cities  

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There is a risk that urban climate change adaptation planning - often led by city environmental agencies - will remain isolated from ongoing city decision-making processes, and thus irrelevant, unless adaptation is ...

Farrell, Leanne A. (Leanne Andrea)

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

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

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Overview of the National Atmospheric Release Advisory Center's urban research and development activities  

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This presentation describes the tools and services provided by the National Atmospheric Release Advisory Center (NARAC) at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) for modeling the impacts of airborne hazardous materials. NARAC provides atmospheric plume modeling tools and services for chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear airborne hazards. NARAC can simulate downwind effects from a variety of scenarios, including fires, industrial and transportation accidents, radiation dispersal device explosions, hazardous material spills, sprayers, nuclear power plant accidents, and nuclear detonations. NARAC collaborates on radiological dispersion source terms and effects models with Sandia National Laboratories and the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission. NARAC was designated the interim provider of capabilities for the Department of Homeland Security's Interagency Modeling and Atmospheric Assessment Center by the Homeland Security Council in April 2004. The NARAC suite of software tools include simple stand-alone, local-scale plume modeling tools for end-user's computers, and Web- and Internet-based software to access advanced modeling tools and expert analyses from the national center at LLNL. Initial automated, 3-D predictions of plume exposure limits and protective action guidelines for emergency responders and managers are available from the center in 5-10 minutes. These can be followed immediately by quality-assured, refined analyses by 24 x 7 on-duty or on-call NARAC staff. NARAC continues to refine calculations using updated on-scene information, including measurements, until all airborne releases have stopped and the hazardous threats are mapped and impacts assessed. Model predictions include the 3-D spatial and time-varying effects of weather, land use, and terrain, on scales from the local to regional to global. Real-time meteorological data and forecasts are provided by redundant communications links to the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), U.S. Navy, and U.S. Air Force, as well as an in-house mesoscale numerical weather prediction model. NARAC provides an easy-to-use Geographical Information System (GIS) for display of plume predictions with affected population counts and detailed maps, and the ability to export plume predictions to other standard GIS capabilities. Data collection and product distribution is provided through a variety of communication methods, including dial-up, satellite, and wired and wireless networks. Ongoing research and development activities will be highlighted. The NARAC scientific support team is developing urban parameterizations for use in a regional dispersion model (see companion paper by Delle Monache). Modifications to the numerical weather prediction model WRF to account for characteristics of urban dynamics are also in progress, as is boundary-layer turbulence model development for simulations with resolutions greater than 1km. The NARAC building-resolving computational fluid dynamics capability, FEM3MP, enjoys ongoing development activities such as the expansion of its ability to model releases of dense gases. Other research activities include sensor-data fusion, such as the reconstruction of unknown source terms from sparse and disparate observations.

Lundquist, J K; Sugiyama, G A; Nasstrom, J

2007-09-05T23:59:59.000Z

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Microsoft PowerPoint - NEAC Top Priorities.pptx  

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

Goals & Priorities for 2012 Goals & Priorities for 2012 Shane Johnson Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Office of Nuclear Energy U.S. Department of Energy Nuclear Energy Advisory Committee Washington, DC December 13, 2011 2 Goals & Priorities for 2012 1) Small Modular Reactor Deployment 2) Modeling and Simulation Hub 3) Blue Ribbon Commission Report Recommendations 4) Advanced Test Reactor (ATR) Upgrades 5) Remote Handled Low Level Waste Disposal Project at INL 3 Goals & Priorities for 2012 6) Accident Tolerant LWR Fuel Research and Development 7) Light Water Reactor Sustainability R&D 8) Extraction of Uranium from Seawater 9) Decision on INL Contract Option 10) Advance international stakeholder support for the Comprehensive Fuel Services (CFS) concept 4 Goals & Priorities for 2012

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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

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1998 Priority Setting | Department of Energy  

Energy Savers [EERE]

Setting 1998 Priority Setting Draft of the 1998 Priority Setting for Standards and Test Procedure Rulemakings, June 27, 1997 prioritysettingfy98.pdf More Documents &...

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Energy Priorities | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Priorities Priorities Jump to: navigation, search Name Energy Priorities Place Seattle, Washington Zip 98011 Product Energy Priorities is an online news blog on the clean energy space operated by editor Denis Du Bois. Coordinates 47.60356°, -122.329439° 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":47.60356,"lon":-122.329439,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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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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Urban bus driver ride and road-friendliness. Part I: Model development and role of operating parameters  

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This study explores the driver-ride and road-friendliness characteristics of an urban bus through model derivation and validation, sensitivity analysis, suspension damping optimisation and field assessments. Part I of the study develops a three-dimensional urban bus model by integrating non-linear models of suspension components and tyres that were derived from laboratory-measured data. The vehicle model is validated through field tests, and employed for sensitivity analyses of different operating parameters, including forward speed, tyre inflation pressure, vehicle load and road roughness. The results demonstrate significant roles of these parameters on the dynamic responses relating to driver ride and road-friendliness, which are coupled in a complex manner. The results suggest that measures related to sustainability of urban infrastructure and vehicle structure, together with the health and safety of the drivers, are directly coupled in light of the road roughness. The validated full-vehicle model is further employed for suspension damping design optimisation and its field assessments, which are presented in Part II of the study.

Subhash Rakheja; Dongpu Cao; Zhanqi Wang

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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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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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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Sustainable Urbanism: Vision and Planning Process Through an Examination of Two Model Neighborhood Developments  

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Planning and Sustainable Development. European Planningthe Issue of Sustainable Development? The Case of HammarbyContradictions of Sustainable Development. Journal of the

Kasioumi, Eirini

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A planning-oriented sustainability assessment framework for peri-urban water management in developing countries  

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Abstract DPSIR and the three-pillar model are well-established frameworks for sustainability assessment. This paper proposes a planning-oriented sustainability assessment framework (POSAF). It is informed by those frameworks but differs insofar as it puts more emphasis on a constructivist conception which recognises that sustainability needs to be defined anew for each planning problem. In finding such a consensus definition, POSAF uses participatory scenario analysis and participatory planning, technical feasibility study, participatory assessment, analysis of trade-offs and social networks in an unusual combination and for goals that differ from the original conceptions of these methods. POSAF was applied in a peri-urban area of Mexico City for the design of improved water service provision, integrating solid waste management. It supported consensus amongst users about the importance of environmental issues, informed planners about the values of stakeholders and users, detected local differences, and identified possible conflicts at an early stage of decision-making.

Markus Starkl; Norbert Brunner; Eduardo López; José Luis Martínez-Ruiz

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Priority Setting in Public Health  

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Abstract The key drivers of population health lie outside the health sector. However, decision makers outside the health sector are primarily interested in delivering sector specific outputs other than health. Economic approaches to priority setting can help align sectors to consider the intersectoral impacts of decisions within an integrated societal framework. First, economic evaluation can explicitly identify and measure all impacts – including health – and value them as inputs into overall social welfare. Second, priority setting tools such as program budgeting marginal analysis and multi-criteria decision analysis can then be used to help translate evidence into policy, where the full consequences of decisions are considered and the overall aim is to improve social welfare.

K. Lawson; H. Mason; E. McIntosh; C. Donaldson

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Spatial Analysis of Residential Development and Urban-Rural Zoning in Baltimore County, Maryland  

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Over the past half-century, Baltimore County, Maryland has experienced various policy measures that have shaped development patterns. This thesis analyzes three spatially explicit parcel-level models of residential development in Baltimore County...

Griffin, Alexander C.

2011-10-21T23:59:59.000Z

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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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DEVELOPMENT OF A HUMANOID ROBOT ARM FOR USE IN URBAN ENVIRONMENTS.  

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??The Bucknell Humanoid Robot Arm project was developed in order toprovide a lightweight robotic arm for the IHMC / Bucknell University bipedal robot that will… (more)

Noll, Brenton

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The development of the control for an urban search and rescue robot manipulator arm.  

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??Includes abstract. The University of Cape Town (UCT) Robotics and Agents Research Laboratory (RARL) began research into developing a USAR robot in 2006. The final… (more)

Springer, Bradley Mark

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Holistic revitalization in small post-industrial cities : tools for urban housing development  

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For generations, housing programs have sought to utilize redevelopment projects to accomplish broader community revitalization goals. Contemporary affordable housing practice embodies this idea in large housing development ...

Beam, Jeffrey (Jeffrey J.)

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Regional Workshop on Opportunities and Priorities for Low Carbon Green  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Regional Workshop on Opportunities and Priorities for Low Carbon Green Regional Workshop on Opportunities and Priorities for Low Carbon Green Growth in Asia Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary Name: Regional Workshop on Opportunities and Priorities for Low Carbon Green Growth in Asia Agency/Company /Organization: Asian Development Bank Institute Topics: Policies/deployment programs, Pathways analysis Resource Type: Workshop, Training materials Website: www.adbi.org/cd-roms/2010/08/27/4054.low.carbon.green.growth.asia/ UN Region: Central Asia, Eastern Asia, South-Eastern Asia References: ADB Regional Workshop[1] Contents "Concepts of Low Carbon Green Growth: Challenges and Current Status in the Asia Pacific Region Inside the Low Carbon Green Growth: Innovations in Green Energy Supply Demand Side Energy Efficiency Solutions: A Low Hanging

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Urban PDE dynamics: Situating PRIPODE research in  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

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

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Further development of the RBLM model to study the impacts of greenery on urban thermal environment  

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A forest canopy model is developed and coupled into the Regional Boundary Layer Model (RBLM) to fully consider the vertical structure of tree morphology. Instead of a slab surface model former used to represent trees in RBLM, the new version ...

JIANBO YANG; HONGNIAN LIU; JIANNING SUN; YAN ZHU; XUEYUAN WANG; ZHE XIONG; WEIMEI JIANG

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11.487 Urban Public Finance in Developing Countries, Fall 2003  

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Analysis of the structure and operation of government systems in developing countries, with particular emphasis on regional and local governments. Major topics include: the role of decentralization in national economic ...

Kim, Annette M.

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Modeling Urban Storm-Water Quality Treatment: Model Development and Application to a Surface Sand Filter  

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water impacts has led us to the develop- ment of different storm-water treatment strategies. Previous knowledge regarding traditional water treatment systems drink- ing and wastewater and the evaluation

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11.001J / 4.250J Introduction to Urban Design and Development, Fall 2001  

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Examines the evolving structure of cities and the way that cities, suburbs, and metropolitan areas can be designed and developed. Guest speakers present cases, involving current projects, which illustrate the scope and ...

Vale, Lawrence

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Research priorities for occupational radiation protection  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

The Subpanel on Occupational Radiation Protection Research concludes that the most urgently needed research is that leading to the resolution of the potential effects of low-level ionizing radiation. This is the primary driving force in setting appropriate radiation protection standards and in directing the emphasis of radiation protection efforts. Much has already been done in collecting data that represents a compendium of knowledge that should be fully reviewed and understood. It is imperative that health physics researchers more effectively use that data and apply the findings to enhance understanding of the potential health effects of low-level ionizing radiation and improve the risk estimates upon which current occupational radiation protection procedures and requirements depend. Research must be focused to best serve needs in the immediate years ahead. Only then will we get the most out of what is accomplished. Beyond the above fundamental need, a number of applied research areas also have been identified as national priority issues. If effective governmental focus is achieved on several of the most important national priority issues, important occupational radiation protection research will be enhanced, more effectively coordinated, and more quickly applied to the work environment. Response in the near term will be enhanced and costs will be reduced by: developing microprocessor-aided {open_quotes}smart{close_quotes} instruments to simplify the use and processing of radiation data; developing more sensitive, energy-independent, and tissue-equivalent dosimeters to more accurately quantify personnel dose; and developing an improved risk assessment technology base. This can lead to savings of millions of dollars in current efforts needed to ensure personnel safety and to meet new, more stringent occupational guidelines.

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1994-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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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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Institutional Design for Strategic Environmental Assessment on Urban Economic and Social Development Planning in China  

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The National Economic and Social Development Plans (NESDPs) of cities in China, given their comprehensive, integrated and strategic nature, have significant and profound impacts on the development of cities and their embedded ecological environments. Strategic Environmental Assessments (SEAs) on city NESDPs have the potential to improve environmental policy integration at strategic level and to safeguard the sustainable development of cities. However, these plans are normally exempted from the current SEA requirement in China. We argue that it is more feasible to apply SEAs on city NESDPs before SEAs are expanded to higher level NESDPs in China. This article attempts to propose a China-specific institutional design for SEAs on city NESDPs based on experiments in selected cities and within the current legal framework. To obtain a holistic view about the long-term development of cities, more qualitative and descriptive analysis-based assessment methods should be adopted to broaden participation, to encourage the exchange of information and to reach consensus. - Highlights: > National Economic and Social Development Plans for Cities (NESDPs) in China is a very popular and significant decision made by municipal government. > We propose a institutional framework to conduct strategic environmental assessment to NESDPs. > The key features of the institutional framework are the independent SEA approval committee and a professional consulting agency.

Song Guojun, E-mail: Songguojun@vip.sohu.com; Zhou Li; Zhang Lei

2011-11-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Reliability analysis of urban gas transmission and distribution system based on FMEA and correlation operator  

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In order to improve the safety management of urban gas transmission and distribution system, failure mode and effects analysis (FMEA) was used to construct the reliability analysis ... the risk priority number (R...

Su Li; Weiguo Zhou

2014-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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EVALUATING THE EFFECTS OF PAVER SYSTEMS ON URBAN DEVELOPMENT USING A DISTRIBUTED HYDROLOGICAL MODEL  

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is to use Low Impact Development (LID) options. LIDs have been proposed in an attempt to mimic the natural flow regime by controlling storm water at the source. LID practices such as rainwater harvesting, green roofs, and permeable pavement can be used...

Politte, Alyssa

2011-08-08T23:59:59.000Z

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Field crossings : hybridizing the urban park  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

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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Biofuel vs Bioinvasion: Seeding Policy Priorities  

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Biofuel vs Bioinvasion: Seeding Policy Priorities ... This rapid increase in cellulosic energy production has seeded a policy dilemma: while biofuels offer great promise and will be subsidized and supported by the federal government (EISA, 2008 Farm Bill), the development and promotion of potentially invasive plants as biofuels could place federal agencies in direct conflict with 1999 U.S. Executive Order (EO) 13112 (5, 6), and other laws and policy directives. ... Depending on their mission, federal agencies might engage in biofuel programs in a number of ways, such as (1) conducting biofuel research and development; (2) introducing and producing biofuel crops for experimentation and/or use; (3) subsidizing biofuel research, development, production, and marketing; (4) purchasing biofuels to supplement their energy demands; (5) establishing early detection and rapid response programs for escaped biofuel plants; (6) implementing long-term management of biofuel crops that become invasive; (7) restoring former biofuel production areas; and/or (8) regulating various aspects of production, use, and distribution of biofuels both domestically and internationally. ...

Joseph M. Ditomaso; Jamie K. Reaser; Christopher P. Dionigi; Otto C. Doering; Earl Chilton; Jeffrey D. Schardt; Jacob N. Barney

2010-07-22T23:59:59.000Z

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U.S.N.A. ---Trident Scholar project report; no. (2003) DEVELOPMENT OF AN URBAN SEARCH AND RESCUE ROBOT  

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ROBOT by Midshipman Bryan M. Hudock, Class of 2003 United States Naval Academy Annapolis, Maryland in creating robots capable of quickly exploring a collapsed building and pinpointing the location of any survivors. The goal of this Trident Scholar project was to build an urban search-and-rescue robot

Crabbe, Frederick

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Utility Priority Number Evaluation for FMEA  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Traditionally, decisions on how to improve an operation are based on risk priority number (RPN) in the failure mode and effects analysis (FMEA). Many scholars questioned the RPN method ... make a decision on impr...

Jih Kuang Chen

2007-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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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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Alternative Fuels Data Center: Vehicle Acquisition Priorities and  

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

Vehicle Acquisition Vehicle Acquisition Priorities and Alternative Fuel Use Requirement to someone by E-mail Share Alternative Fuels Data Center: Vehicle Acquisition Priorities and Alternative Fuel Use Requirement on Facebook Tweet about Alternative Fuels Data Center: Vehicle Acquisition Priorities and Alternative Fuel Use Requirement on Twitter Bookmark Alternative Fuels Data Center: Vehicle Acquisition Priorities and Alternative Fuel Use Requirement on Google Bookmark Alternative Fuels Data Center: Vehicle Acquisition Priorities and Alternative Fuel Use Requirement on Delicious Rank Alternative Fuels Data Center: Vehicle Acquisition Priorities and Alternative Fuel Use Requirement on Digg Find More places to share Alternative Fuels Data Center: Vehicle Acquisition Priorities and Alternative Fuel Use Requirement on

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Upgrading Below-Grade Spaces: Assessing Priorities  

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

Below-Grade Spaces: Below-Grade Spaces: Assessing Priorities Sam Breidenbach [Cold climate bias] Gap-Balancing risk and homeowner expectations * Managing risk and challenges for contractors - Moisture, mold and liability - Durability/Sustainability - Design/build vs. owner's architect - Contract language to reduce liability - Aligning technical details with specific situations - Below grade spaces are business opportunities - Selling and Competition Gap-Balancing risk and homeowner expectations * Homeowner Expectations and Priorities - Focused on "house beautiful" until technical failure occurs - Health related issues - Opportunity to conserve energy - Cost vs. value-"inexpensive additional space" - Expectations not aligned with physical realities.

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ACTION PLANS STRATEGIC PRIORITY: Role Clarification (revised)  

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with the President, Director & Associate Director. Review current communications plan for Executive and BoardACTION PLANS STRATEGIC PRIORITY: Role Clarification (revised) GOAL Foster pride and participation informed MAA Board Investigate an increase in number of Executive Committee meetings with standard agenda

Thompson, Michael

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Input to Priorities Panel August 7, 2012  

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Input to Priorities Panel August 7, 2012 Jeff Freidberg MIT 1 #12;The Emperor of Fusion has · Comparison (1 GW overnight cost) · Coal $ 3B · Gas $ 1B · Nuclear $ 4B · Wind $ 2B · Solar-T $ 3B · ITER $25B

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EXTENSION WATER SUMMIT PRIORITY: WATER CONSERVATION  

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programs) · Audience: homeowners Outcome 4: Increase water reuse and recycling programs · Example program: Water harvesting ­ rain barrels and cisterns · Audience: home owners #12;: Water conservation. Conserve Florida's finite water resources by teaching rural, suburban and urban

Kane, Andrew S.

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DEVELOPMENT www.pdx.edu/usp/community_  

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Development Minor in Real Estate Development Minor in Sustainable Urban Development " e quality of the program

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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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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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Building Technology and Urban Systems  

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

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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Monticello National Priorities List (NPL) Sites  

Office of Legacy Management (LM)

National Priorities List (NPL) Sites National Priorities List (NPL) Sites Federal Facilities Agreement (FFA) Quarterly Report: January 1 -March 31, 2009 Department of Energy Legacy Management (DOE LM) Site Manager: Jalena Dayvault This repott summarizes current project status and activities implemented during January through March 2009, and prqvides a schedule of planned near term activities for the Monticello Mill Tailings Site (MMTS) and the Monticello Vicinity Properties (MVP) NPL sites. This repmt also includes disposal cell and Pond 4 leachate collection data, quarterly site inspection reports, site meteorological data, and performance summary for the ex situ ground water treatment system. 1.0 MMTS Activities/Status Disposal Cell and Pond 4 . . * Monthly and quarterly inspection of the repository identified no abnormalities (see

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Priorities for In-situ Aerosol Measurements  

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Priorities for In-situ Priorities for In-situ Aerosol Measurements Parameters * Aerosol light absorption coefficient - spectral, including UV, vis, and IR - as f(RH), and at ambient RH * Phase function - or relevant integral properties (how many?) * Ice nuclei * Scattering vs. RH, for RH>90% * CCN, as f(S, D p ) * Size distribution * Chemical composition - for determining climate forcing, vs. radiative effect Calibration * Number concentration * Size and shape * Light absorption reference method Characterization * Accuracy and precision - need well-understood error bars * Algorithm comparisons * Closure studies * Facilities for method testing - aircraft time Methods * Inlets - shattering/splashing - location on airplane - passing efficiency - inletless analyzers/samplers * Packaging - modular/portable "pods" for multiple a/c

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Research priorities for mobile air toxics  

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The Health Effects Institute, a cooperative effort of the auto industry and the EPA, whose mission is to provide health effects information to ensure that motor vehicle emissions do not pose unreasonable risks, recently undertook a project to define priorities for research that would decrease uncertainties in risk assessments for mobile air toxics. At a workshop held in December 1992, scientists from academia, industry, and government worked to identify uncertainties in understanding the potential risk of exposure to mobile air toxics, including methanol, an important potential alternate fuel. Although cancer risk was the primary concern regarding most compounds, there was also much discussion of non-cancer effects of potential importance. Participants discussed research priorities for scientific issues that apply across all compound groups, such as dosimetry, high-to-low dose extrapolation, exposure assessment, and molecular biology approaches.

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1993-04-22T23:59:59.000Z

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Mobility Investment Priorities Project State Funding Initiatives Summary  

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Mobility Investment Priorities Project State Funding Initiatives Summary 2008-2012 1957 2011 #12;#12;Establishing Mobility Investment Priorities Under TxDOT Rider 42: State Transportation Funding Initiatives&M Transportation Institute The Texas A&M University System College Station, Texas Mobility Investment Priorities

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Michigan Apple Committee Research Priorities for 2014/15  

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Michigan Apple Committee Research Priorities for 2014/15 Following are the 2014/15 priorities of the Michigan Apple Committee. (In priority order.) 1. Increase demand To conduct consumer related research that will help sell Michigan Apples more profitably. a. Market research b. Value ­ convenience, apples versus

Douches, David S.

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Development of a 6 degree-of-freedom manipulator arm for use on an urban search and rescue robot by Peter M.A. Henson.  

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??Includes abstract. This document reports on the design, construction and testing of the manipulator arm that is to be fitted to UCT's Urban Search and… (more)

Henson, Peter M.A.

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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1992 Acceptance Priority Ranking. Revision 1  

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In accordance with the Standard Contract for Disposal of Spent Nuclear Fuel and/or High-Level Radioactive Waste (10 CFR Part 961) (Standard Contract), an annual Acceptance Priority Ranking (APR) report is issued by the Department of Energy (DOE). The APR establishes the order in which DOE allocates the projected spent nuclear fuel (SNF) acceptance capacity of the Civilian Radioactive Waste Management System (CRWMS). As required by the Standard Contract, the priority ranking is based on the date the SNF was permanently discharged, with the owners of the oldest SNF, on an industry-wide basis, given the highest priority. The phrase ``date the SNF was permanently discharged`` means the date the reactor went subcritical for the purpose of permanently discharging the SNF, as reported to DOE by the Purchasers on the Nuclear Fuel Data Form, RW-859. When a complete date was not provided, the date was determined either from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission`s Average Daily Unit Power Level data, or from Purchaser`s comments received on the previous APR. The 1992 APR is based on SNF discharges as of December 31, 1991.

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Camera for the invisible : toward a toolkit for urban exploration  

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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

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

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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

103

PRS -- A priority ranking system for managing pipeline integrity  

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Pipeline operating companies have a huge investment in pipelines that vary in age from recent construction to more than 50 years old. Aging pipelines contain a variety of operational integrity concerns that most often begin to show up as leaks, but sometimes result in ruptures if not detected soon enough. Fluor Daniel Williams Brothers (FDWB) has developed a management tool that helps pipeline operating companies address this concern and take a proactive approach to pipeline integrity management. Using this methodology, a Priority Ranking System (PRS) is developed which allows early detection and resolution of pipeline integrity concerns. When fully developed, it includes a spreadsheet of annual budgets related to pipeline integrity work and a complete historical record of inspection and rehabilitation results.

Hodgdon, A.M. [Fluor Daniel Williams Brothers, Houston, TX (United States); Wernicke, T. [Texas Utilities Fuel Co., Dallas, TX (United States)

1997-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

104

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

105

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)

2013-09-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Charity, architecture and urban development in post-Tridentine Rome : the hospital of the SS.ma Trinità dei Pellegrini e Convalescenti (1548-1680)  

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This dissertation analyzes the institutional, architectural and urban history of charitable institutions in Rome from the fifteenth to the seventeenth century. It highlights the previously ignored central role that these ...

Keyvanian, Carla L. (Carla Lucia), 1962-

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Recommendation 214: Placing more emphasis and priority on evaluating...  

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(DOE) place more emphasis and priority on evaluating technologies that could make recycling excess materials cost effective. Decontaminating these materials for resale can have...

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Hanford Advisory Board 2013 Program of Work/Priorities  

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Hanford Advisory Board 2013 Program of WorkPriorities 9712 Page 1 of 15 Topic Relevant Document or Decision Policy Level Issue Action 1 Committee Assignment Timing Comments...

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ORISE: Safety is our top priority  

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Safety Safety Integrated Safety Management Voluntary Protection Program VPP Star Status Environment Work Smart Standards Oak Ridge Institute for Science Education Safety at ORISE At the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) safety is our number one priority. We not only have a tradition of safety at work, but strongly encourage our employees to carry this mindset beyond the workplace and into their homes and communities. Employees are trained in how to work safely and are required to sign a safety pledge that affirms their commitment to safety. The pledge also obligates them to watch out for each another, challenge and report unsafe working conditions, follow all safety policies and procedures, and never take shortcuts at the expense of safety. For ORISE employees, the word "safety" includes the environment, as

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Managing multi-priority services in ubiquitous computing applications  

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Applications in ubiquitous computing environments are expected to have different priorities, memory and real-time requirements. Given a home gateway with a set of running services, we need to terminate some of the existing services to allow a more ... Keywords: home networks, internet appliances, memory management, multi-priority services, service management, service replacement, simulation, smart homes, smart spaces, ubiquitous computing

Ibrahim Kamel; Mohamed Saad; Sanaa A. Muhaureq

2010-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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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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Sustainable and equitable urban environments in Asia  

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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

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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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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...

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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

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Freshwater biology, priorities and development in Danish research ...  

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Book reviews. We do not .... review papers with special emphasis on Danish work by way of ... er than through a master plan with fixed component directed from.

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Seven priorities for developing smart energy devices? | OpenEI...  

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comments Dc's blog Latest blog posts Dc Have a great idea about how to cut the cost of solar panel installation? Posted: 7 Nov 2014 - 12:13 by Dc Dc U.S. Army Making Buildings...

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Participation as an end versus a means : understanding a recurring dilemma in urban upgrading  

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Since the 1920s, participatory approaches to urban upgrading in developing nations have demonstrated that involving the urban poor in the physical, social, and economic development of their settlements could improve their ...

Fallavier, Pierre

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Shifting urban priorities : the removal of inner city freeways in the United States  

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The United States Interstate Highway System transformed the nation's cities and countryside, accelerating suburbanization and leading to unprecedented levels of motorized mobility. While the interstate highways brought ...

Napolitan, Francesca

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

120

Wind Powering America - Outreach in Priority States (Poster)  

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WPA works with 33 State Wind Working Groups to educate stakeholders on wind energy topics and to achieve the basics needed for effective wind development in a state. WPA has accelerated outreach and communication efforts with 13 priority states: Alaska, Arizona, Indiana, Maryland, Massachussetts, Michigan, Nebraska, Nevada, North Carolina, Ohio, South Dakota, Utah, and Virginia. These states have the potential to contribute substantially to the national portfolio of wind energy but do not yet have large amounts of wind energy applications on the ground. This is often due to barriers in in-state knowledge and understanding of wind energy issues and potential that impact the policy environment and the market environment. There are common regional issues among the states, and important learning opportunities can be gained by cross-training and sharing experiences. The Regional Wind Energy Institutes (RWEIs) are train-the-trainer organizations that work to develop a cadre of in-state outreach specialists who reach out to audiences of decisionmakers (e.g., the ag community, state and local officials, utilities, regulatory bodies) to build understanding, create public acceptance, take advantage of regional synergies, and eventually to impact polices and the market environment for effective wind implementation.

Kelly, M.; Flowers, L.

2009-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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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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Governor Brown's Research Priorities in the areas of Clean Energy and  

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Governor Brown's Research Priorities in the areas of Clean Energy and Governor Brown's Research Priorities in the areas of Clean Energy and Energy Efficiency Speaker(s): Clifford Rechtschaffen Edward Randolph Heather Sanders Laurie ten Hope Date: October 26, 2012 - 12:00pm Location: 90-3122 Seminar Host/Point of Contact: Jodi Bellacicco Karen Salvini The Brown Administration has been pursuing numerous clean energy policies. These include developing 20,000 megawatts of renewable energy, including 12,000 megawatts of distributed renewable generation by 2020, aggressive building and appliance efficiency standards, including aggressive targets for zero net energy homes and businesses, new financing tools to incentivize widespread energy retrofits of existing buildings, development of energy storage to meet peak load demand and to provide

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Cutting Wasteful Spending While Protecting Our Priorities | Department of  

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Cutting Wasteful Spending While Protecting Our Priorities Cutting Wasteful Spending While Protecting Our Priorities Cutting Wasteful Spending While Protecting Our Priorities June 28, 2013 - 4:06pm Addthis Aoife McCarthy Press Secretary, Office of Public Affairs It is essential for Republicans and Democrats in Congress to work together on a budget that cuts wasteful spending while supporting jobs, the economy, and middle-class families. The President has been clear that he will not sign individual appropriations bills that simply attempt to enact the House Republican budget into law, which would hurt our economy and make draconian cuts to middle class priorities. Instead of reinforcing the Administration's all-of-the-above approach to energy, the House Republican Energy and Water Appropriations bill drastically undermines the work of the Department of Energy. It undermines

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Geologic Analysis of Priority Basins for Exploration and Drilling  

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There has been a substantial decline in both exploratory drilling and seismic field crew activity in the United States over the last 10 years, due primarily to the declining price of oil. To reverse this trend and to preserve the entrepreneurial independent operator, the U.S. DOE is attempting to encourage hydrocarbon exploration activities in some of the under exploited regions of the United States. This goal is being accomplished by conducting broad regional reviews of potentially prospective areas within the lower 48 states. Data are being collected on selected areas, and studies are being done on a regional scale generally unavailable to the smaller independent. The results of this work will be made available to the public to encourage the undertaking of operations in areas which have been overlooked until this project. Fifteen criteria have been developed for the selection of study areas. Eight regions have been identified where regional geologic analysis will be performed. This report discusses preliminary findings concerning the geology, early tectonic history, structure and potential unconventional source rocks for the Black Mesa basin and South Central states region, the two highest priority study areas.

Carroll, H.B.; Reeves, T.K.

1999-04-27T23:59:59.000Z

125

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

126

Lakeside: Merging Urban Design with Scientific Analysis  

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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

127

Lakeside: Merging Urban Design with Scientific Analysis  

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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

128

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

129

Water Heating Technologies Research and Development Roadmap ...  

Energy Savers [EERE]

Water Heating Technologies Research and Development Roadmap Water Heating Technologies Research and Development Roadmap This roadmap establishes a set of high-priority RD&D...

130

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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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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The gift of good, vacant land : urban agriculture and redevelopment in the city of Baltimore  

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Urban agriculture in US cities has historically been treated as an interim land use, deemed only appropriate when real estate markets do not support the development of vacant land. However, urban agriculture in the 21st ...

Cook, Andrew (Andrew John)

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

133

2D Multi-class Occupancy Grid Map for a Mobile Security Robot in Urban Environments  

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Previously developed our 3D sematic perception and mapping technique can provide semantic information of the urban structures. In this paper we propose 2D MOG map to integrate semantic information of the urban st...

Yungeun Choe; Myung Jin Chung

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

134

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

135

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

136

NASA Research Areas of Interest NASA EPSCoR research priorities are defined by the Mission Directorates (Aeronautics Research,  

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NASA Research Areas of Interest NASA EPSCoR research priorities are defined by the Mission area of the Agency's research and technology development efforts. Information about current NASA: http://www.aeronautics.nasa.gov/programs.htm Research Opportunities in Aeronautics (ROA) http

Maxwell, Bruce D.

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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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LANL completes high-priority flood and erosion control work  

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Lab completes priority erosion controls Lab completes priority erosion controls LANL completes high-priority flood and erosion control work Crews installed 600 feet of water diversion barriers and removed more than 1,200 cubic yards of sediment in anticipation of flash flooding. July 11, 2011 Los Alamos National Laboratory sits on top of a once-remote mesa in northern New Mexico with the Jemez mountains as a backdrop to research and innovation covering multi-disciplines from bioscience, sustainable energy sources, to plasma physics and new materials. Los Alamos National Laboratory sits on top of a once-remote mesa in northern New Mexico with the Jemez mountains as a backdrop to research and innovation covering multi-disciplines from bioscience, sustainable energy sources, to plasma physics and new materials.

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Appendix 3 - iManage Help Desk Priority Level  

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Draft Draft Appendix 3- iManage Help Desk Priority Levels Priority Level Definitions Resolution Time Critical Prevents normal operational business and for which there is no known workaround. Examples: inability to produce financial statements by required deadline, the inability to pay contractors in accordance with the Prompt Pay Act, the inability to commit or obligation funds, or Total loss of production service to entire customer set, or Impacts one or more service level commitments, or Impacts the delivery schedule Note 1: Reassignment must be communicated and directly agreed upon. Note 2: The initial response time for critical priority tickets must be within 60 minutes. Resolution is around the clock support until service is restored. Closure is

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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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141

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

142

Amazonian biodiversity: assessing conservation priorities with taxonomic data  

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Amazonian biodiversity: assessing conservation priorities with taxonomic data W. J. KRESS*à , W. R areas recommended for conservation in an earlier qualitative study of Amazonian biodiversity. Museum be addressed. 0960-3115 � 1998 Chapman & Hall Biodiversity and Conservation 7, 1577±1587 (1998) #12

Erwin, Terry

143

Priority Assignment in Emergency Response Evin Uzun Jacobson1  

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Priority Assignment in Emergency Response Evin Uzun Jacobson1 , Nilay Tanik Argon2 , Serhan Ziya2 and operating rooms) can be overwhelmed by the sudden jump in patient demand. To ration these resources for the greatest number. This article investigates how this can be done and what the potential benefits would be

Ziya, Serhan

144

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke Strategic Priorities  

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evaluation and management action, for example, is aligned with administration priorities for science are transforming how we think about the brain and approaches to treating maladies. Over the next decade, our the panels recognized that science can advance rapidly and in unexpected ways, they emphasized how the NINDS

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Research Priorities to Advance Eco-Responsible Nanotechnology  

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Research Priorities to Advance Eco- Responsible Nanotechnology Pedro J. J. Alvarez,, * Vicki Colvin nanotechnology revolution has great potential to enhance a wide variety of products, services, and in- dustries than a future environmental liability, the Interna- tional Council on Nanotechnology (ICON

Alvarez, Pedro J.

146

Permuting machines and priority queues R. E. L. Aldred  

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Permuting machines and priority queues R. E. L. Aldred M. D. Atkinson H. P. van Ditmarsch C. C. Handley D. A. Holton D. J. McCaughan March 31, 2005 Abstract Machines whose sole function is to re-order their input data are consid- ered. Every such machine defines a set of allowable input-output pairs

Atkinson, Mike

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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

148

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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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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R&D priorities in the field of sustainable remediation and purification of agro-industrial and municipal wastewater  

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Abstract This article was presented as a position paper during the Environmental Biotechnology and Microbiology Conference in Bologna, Italy in April 2012. It indicates major and emerging environmental biotechnology research and development (R&D) priorities for EU members in the field of sustainable remediation and purification of agro-industrial and municipal wastewater. The identified priorities are: anaerobic/aerobic microbial treatment, combination of photochemical and biological treatment, phytoremediation and algae-based remediation, as well as innovative technologies currently investigated, such as enzyme-based treatment, bioelectrochemical treatment and recovery of nutrients and reuse of cleaned water. State of the art, research needs and prospective development in these domains are crucially discussed. As a result, goals of the future development of bioremediation and purification processes are defined and the way to achieve them is proposed.

Korneliusz Miksch; Grzegorz Cema; Philippe F.-X. Corvini; Ewa Felis; Adam Sochacki; Joanna Surmacz-Górska; Jaros?aw Wiszniowski; Sebastian ?abczynski

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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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

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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

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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.

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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

155

DDSS: Dynamic Dedicated Servers Scheduling for Multi Priority Level Classes in Cloud Computing  

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Science and Engineering, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Dhaka, Bangladesh Abstract of resources for each customer class. Fig. 1 shows high and low priorities with and without priority levels without and with priority level. need to use resources (such as, services) efficiently. There- fore

Atiquzzaman, Mohammed

156

Priority conservation areas for birds in El Salvador  

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Priority conservation areas for birds in El Salvador INTRODUCTION El Salvador is a small country (2100 km 2 ) situated in the heart of the northern Central America bioregion (southern Mexico, Belize, Guatemala, Honduras and northern Nicaragua... in ecotourism in nearby countries (especially Belize and Costa Rica), led to renewed conservation efforts (Secretar?a Ejecutiva de Medio Ambiente, 1994). The environmental movement during the last decade has inspired wide- spread interest and support...

Komar, Oliver

2002-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Priorities in the design of chemical shops at coke plants  

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Recent trends in the design of chemical equipment at coke plants are described, through the lens of experience at Giprokoks. The main priorities were to improve the removal of impurities from coke oven gas; to improve equipment design on the basis of new materials; to reduce reagent consumption; to reduce the materials and energy consumed in the construction of new equipment; and to minimize impacts on the environment and worker health. Some technological equipment is briefly characterized.

V.I. Rudyka; Y.E. Zingerman; V.V. Grabko; L.A. Kazak [Giprokoks, the State Institute for the Design of Coke-Industry Enterprises, Kharkov (Ukraine)

2009-07-15T23:59:59.000Z

158

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

159

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

160

Telling the future together : the potential of collaborative scenario-building in the transformation of urban governance in Portugal  

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In cities worldwide, the geographic and functional mismatch between urban governance structures and the actual dynamics of urban activities has hindered efforts to achieve sustainable and equitable development at the ...

Rayle, Lisa (Lisa Michelle)

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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161

Commercial Building Energy Asset Score Data Collection Priority Map  

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Commercial Building Energy Asset Score Data Collection Priority Map Commercial Building Energy Asset Score Data Collection Priority Map Type Page OFFICE* 1-2 RETAIL 3 SCHOOL 4 WAREHOUSE 5 LODGING* 6 MULTI-FAMILY* 7 ASSEMBLY 8 APPENDIX: ASHRAE CLIMATE ZONE MAP 9 * For the purposes of this guide, some use types have multiple tables based on building size. If you're uncertain which size applies to your building, use your best judgment or consult more than one table. The size categories are meant as general guidelines but do not correspond to specific ranges in square footage. OFFICE Large Office Priorities by Climate Zones 1A 1B 2A 2B 3A 3B 3C 4A 4B 4C 5A 5B 5C 6A 6B 7 8 Lighting High High High High High High High High High High High High High High High High High Lighting Controls High High High High High High High High High High High High High High High High High

162

Iron Phosphate Glasses for Vitrifying DOE High Priority Nuclear Wastes  

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Iron phosphate glasses have been studied as an alternative glass for vitrifying Department of Energy (DOE) high priority wastes. The high priority wastes were the Low Activity Waste (LAW) and the High Level Waste (HLW) with high chrome content stored at Hanford, WA, and the Sodium Bearing Waste (SBW) stored at the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory. These wastes were recommended by Tanks Focus Area since they were expected to require special attention when vitrified in borosilicate glasses. All three of these wastes have been successfully vitrified in iron phosphate glasses at waste loadings ranging from a low of 32 wt% for the high sulfate LAW to 40 wt% for the SBW to a high of 75 wt% for the high chrome HLW. In addition to these desirable high waste loadings, the iron phosphate glasses were easily melted, typically between 950 and 1200 C, in less than 4 hours in commercial refractory oxide containers. It is noteworthy that the chemical durability of both glassy and deliberately crystallized iron phosphate wasteforms not only met, but significantly exceeded, all current DOE chemical durability requirements as measured by the Product Consistency Test (PCT) and Vapor Hydration Test (VHT). The high waste loading, low melting temperature, rapid furnace throughput (short melting time) and their outstanding chemical durability could significantly accelerate the clean up effort and reduce the time and cost of vitrifying these high priority wastes.

Kim, C.W.; Day, D.E.

2004-03-29T23:59:59.000Z

163

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

164

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

165

Considerations in the recycling of urban parking garages  

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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

166

The urban waterfront in flux : accommodating uncertainty in Brooklyn  

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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

167

Urban water supply planning and management in Nigeria  

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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

168

Energy Department Announces the SUN Project, Empowering Urban Native Youth  

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

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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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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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.

171

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

172

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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GIZ Sourcebook Module 2a: Land Use Planning and Urban Transport...  

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What can developing cities do to address increasing problems of urban sprawl and automobile dependency? This module addresses all of these questions and provides policy...

174

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

175

Electric Urban Motorcycle: The design of a A1 class electric motorcycle, reaching highway speeds:.  

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??This master thesis ‘Electric Urban Motorcycle’, shows the development of the next generation light motorcycle for Qwic. The assignment was performed by student Kars Rotteveel… (more)

Rotteveel, K.

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

176

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

177

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

178

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.

179

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

180

Global Climate Change Adaptation Priorities for Biodiversity and Food Security  

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Global Climate Change Adaptation Priorities for Biodiversity and Food Security Lee Hannah 1,2* , Makihiko Ikegami 3 , David G. Hole 1,4 , Changwan Seo 5 , Stuart H. M. Butchart 6 , A. Townsend Peterson 7 , Patrick R. Roehrdanz 2 1 The Betty...72590. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0072590 Editor: Alex J Cannon, Pacific Climate Impacts Consortium, Canada Received November 13, 2012; Accepted July 14, 2013; Published August 21, 2013 Copyright: © 2013 Hannah et al. This is an open-access article...

Hannah, Lee; Ikegami, Makihiko; Hole, David G.; Seo, Changwan; Butchart, Stuart H. M.; Peterson, A. Townsend; Roehrdanz, Patrick

2013-08-21T23:59:59.000Z

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181

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

182

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

183

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

184

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

185

Identify types of development and climate impacts that are country...  

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qualitatively development and climate impacts of LEDS technologies and measures Key Products Qualitative impact assessment of priority improved practices or technologies List...

186

Priority Areas For Past SCGSR Solicitations | U.S. DOE Office...  

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Priority Areas For Past SCGSR Solicitations DOE Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) Program SCGSR Home Eligibility Benefits Participant Obligations How to Apply...

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www.exeter.ac.uk/inspiring-science Impact of Climate Change on Urban Flooding  

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www.exeter.ac.uk/inspiring-science Impact of Climate Change on Urban Flooding: a fairy taleMatiCs and PhysiCal sCienCes 2011ceMPS45 Dr Ole Mark is a specialist in climate change and urban water systems-years' experience in both developed and developing countries. Dr Mark is a key partner in the CORFU

Mumby, Peter J.

188

A dynamic priority based path planning for cooperation of multiple mobile robots in formation forming  

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Abstract Robots that work in a proper formation show several advantages compared to a single complex robot, such as a reduced cost, robustness, efficiency and improved performance. Existing researches focused on the method of keeping the formation shape during the motion, but usually neglect collision constraints or assume a simplified model of obstacles. This paper investigates the path planning of forming a target robot formation in a clutter environment containing unknown obstacles. The contribution lies in proposing an efficient path planner for the multiple mobile robots to achieve their goals through the clutter environment and developing a dynamic priority strategy for cooperation of robots in forming the target formation. A multirobot system is set up to verify the proposed method of robot path planning. Simulations and experiments results demonstrate that the proposed method can successfully address the collision avoidance problem as well as the formation forming problem.

Shuang Liu; Dong Sun; Changan Zhu

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

189

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

190

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

191

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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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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OCCURRENCE AND REMOVAL OF PRIORITY POLLUTANTS BY1 LAMELLA CLARIFICATION AND BIOFILTRATION2  

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1 OCCURRENCE AND REMOVAL OF PRIORITY POLLUTANTS BY1 LAMELLA CLARIFICATION AND BIOFILTRATION2 Johnny priority substances (n = 41) listed in the10 Water Framework Directive and additional substances (n = 47) in raw sewage, as well as the11 removal performance of lamella clarification and biofiltration techniques

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

194

Report from the Stroke Research Priorities Meeting: Top scientific research opportunities from Workgroups on Stroke  

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1 Report from the Stroke Research Priorities Meeting: Top scientific research opportunities from Workgroups on Stroke Prevention, Treatment, and Recovery Research In 2011, the NINDS began a two-phase planning process in order to identify the highest priority research areas in stroke to address over

195

Toward an Optimal Fixed-Priority Algorithm for Energy-Harvesting Real-Time Systems  

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on their energy consumption. Thus, the results of this work rely on the assumption that tasks energy consumptionToward an Optimal Fixed-Priority Algorithm for Energy-Harvesting Real-Time Systems Yasmina the real-time xed-priority scheduling problem for battery-powered embedded systems whose energy storage

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

196

Approximate Response Time for Fixed Priority Real-Time Systems with Energy-Harvesting  

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Approximate Response Time for Fixed Priority Real-Time Systems with Energy-Harvesting Yasmina sufficient schedulability tests for fixed-priority pre-emptive scheduling of a real-time system under energy constraints. In this problem, energy is harvested from the ambient environment and used to replenish a storage

Boyer, Edmond

197

executive summary CONTINUING EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT  

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in quality and innovative continuing education and professional development (CEPD). CEPD is recognized and remediation of physicians. During the past five years, there was a significant increase in the number of regis the Faculty of Medicine's priorities of integration, innovation, and impact. § Changes and priorities

Sun, Yu

198

URBANISM AND ENERGY IN DEVELOPING REGIONS  

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2, 1977, pp. 291-302. Lubell, Harold, Calcutta: Its Urbanof the d i s t r i c t (Lubell, 1974). Haldia, the new deep

Meier, Richard L.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

199

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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A global typology of cities : classification tree analysis of urban resource consumption  

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A study was carried out to develop a typology of urban metabolic (or resource consumption) profiles for 155 globally representative cities. Classification tree analysis was used to develop a model for determining how certain ...

Saldivar-Sali, Artessa Niccola D., 1980-

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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201

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

202

"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

203

Re-examining the De nition of Urban Open Space using Fuzzy SetTheory Introduction  

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, there is no standard de nition for urban open space.Various factors, such as size, shape, diversity, greenness/cultural and vacant lands. Sample site in Phoenix, Arizona is empirically investigated to test new theoretical concept the theoretical perspective developed in this study allows for detailed and appropriate analyses for urban open

Hall, Sharon J.

204

CAP3: Urban Sustainability in the Dynamic Environment of Central Arizona  

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CAP3: Urban Sustainability in the Dynamic Environment of Central Arizona 2011 Annual Report, Land Cover, and Land Architecture IV. Literature Cited V. Research Training and Development. Publications 2010-2011 Appendices #12;3 CAP3: URBAN SUSTAINABILITY IN THE DYNAMIC ENVIRONMENT OF CENTRAL

Hall, Sharon J.

205

Green Buildings and High Performance for Sustainability in the Urban Zones of Contemporary Arab City  

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development in the city. But if we take care with some important elements like equity in distributing and suitable for Housing and Services in the urban zones we could realize our liabilities for the urban progress. We means about the Green buildings its...

Ahmed, K. A.; Bakier, Z. A.

206

VEGETATED ROOFS FOR URBAN ECOSYSTEM REMEDIATION: PERFORMANCE AND POLICY IN THE TANYARD BRANCH WATERSHED  

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VEGETATED ROOFS FOR URBAN ECOSYSTEM REMEDIATION: PERFORMANCE AND POLICY IN THE TANYARD BRANCH their environmental impact, innovative practices must be developed that replace ecosystem services lost during systems for urban ecosystem remediation. The stormwater retention performance of a thin-layer green roof

Rosemond, Amy Daum

207

School of Architecture College of Architecture Georgia Institute of Technology M.S. IN URBAN DESIGN  

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1 School of Architecture College of Architecture Georgia Institute of Technology M.S. IN URBAN and richly interdisciplinary experience, with required courses in urban design, architecture and city planning, with additional opportunities in civil and environmental engineering, real estate development

208

The US Support Program to IAEA Safeguards Priority of Containment and Surveillance  

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The United States Support Program (USSP) priority for containment and surveillance (US) focuses on maintaining or improving the reliability and cost-effectiveness of C/S systems for IAEA safeguards, expanding the number of systems that are unattended and remotely monitored, and developing verification methods that help streamline the on-site inspection process. Existing IAEA C/S systems have evolved to become complex, integrated systems, which may include active seals, nondestructive assay (NDA) instruments, video cameras, and other sensors. These systems operate autonomously. They send analytical data to IAEA headquarters where it can be reviewed. These systems present challenges to the goals of improved system performance, standardization, reliability, maintainability, documentation, and cost effectiveness. One critical lesson from past experiences is the need for cooperation and common objectives among the IAEA, the developer, and the facility operator, to create a successful, cost effective system. Recent USSP C/S activities include Rokkasho Reprocessing Plant safeguard systems, production of a new shift register, numerous vulnerability assessments of C/S systems, a conduit monitoring system which identifies tampering of IAEA conduit deployed in the field, fiber optic seal upgrades, unattended monitoring system software upgrades, next generation surveillance system which will upgrade existing camera systems, and support of the IAEA's development of the universal nondestructive assay data acquisition platform.

Diaz,R.A.

2008-06-13T23:59:59.000Z

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Radioactive Waste Management - A Priority Thematic Area Within The Euratom 6th Framework Programme (2002-2006)  

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The European Union's Sixth Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development and the specific EURATOM Framework Programme for Research and Training in Nuclear Energy (2002-2006)-EURATOM FP6--are the major building blocks for the European Commission to strengthen the foundations of the European Research Area, an open market for knowledge and science in Europe. The absence of a broadly agreed approach for radioactive waste management and disposal in the European Union caused the European Commission to raise the issue to a priority key area of research and development within EURATOM FP6. The sub-programme is aimed at looking to a widely agreed approach to waste disposal and will explore also the technical and economic potential of concepts for nuclear energy generation able to make better use of fissile material and generate less waste. To achieve these goals, participating research institutions are invited to invest in durable and structured partnerships by implementing ''new instruments'' for projects--Integrated Projects and Network of Excellence. In 2002 the European Commission consulted the research community on its readiness to prepare actions that use these ''new instruments'' for research topics in the priority area ''management of radioactive waste'' to assist in preparation of the work programme 2002-2006 of the EURATOM FP6. In parallel and under the last call for proposals of EURATOM FP5 the Commission launched two topic-related ''Thematic Networks'' that are bringing European research forces together and will create potential interest for future development within FP6.

Raynal, M.; von Maravic, H.

2003-02-24T23:59:59.000Z

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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

211

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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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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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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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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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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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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International initiative to engage Iraq's science and technology community : report on the priorities of the Iraqi science and technology community.  

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This report describes the findings of the effort initiated by the Arab Science and Technology Foundation and the Cooperative Monitoring Center at Sandia National Laboratories to identify, contact, and engage members of the Iraqi science and technology (S&T) community. The initiative is divided into three phases. The first phase, the survey of the Iraqi scientific community, shed light on the most significant current needs in the fields of science and technology in Iraq. Findings from the first phase will lay the groundwork for the second phase that includes the organization of a workshop to bring international support for the initiative, and simultaneously decides on an implementation mechanism. Phase three involves the execution of outcomes of the report as established in the workshop. During Phase 1 the survey team conducted a series of trips to Iraq during which they had contact with nearly 200 scientists from all sections of the country, representing all major Iraqi S&T specialties. As a result of these contacts, the survey team obtained over 450 project ideas from Iraqi researchers. These projects were revised and analyzed to identify priorities and crucial needs. After refinement, the result is approximately 170 project ideas that have been categorized according to their suitability for (1) developing joint research projects with international partners, (2) engaging Iraqi scientists in solving local problems, and (3) developing new business opportunities. They have also been ranked as to high, medium, or low priority.

Littlefield, Adriane C.; Munir, Ammar M. (Arab Science and Technology Foundation, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates); Alnajjar, Abdalla Abdelaziz (Arab Science and Technology Foundation, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates); Pregenzer, Arian Leigh

2004-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

218

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

219

Priority-Based Internet Access Control for Fairness Improvement and Abuse Reduction  

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In this paper, we exploit a prioritized-service architecture and apply a priority based traffic control scheme to reduce abusive Internet access, improve fairness among users and study users. behavior under a ...

Tsung-Ching Lin; Yeali S. Sun…

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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"Tier","PRIORITY","Total Tickets Logged","Tickets Closed","Currently...  

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"TOTAL",,255,261,0 "SCR",,255,255,0 ,,0.9843137255,0.9616858238 "Total Issues Report - ESS",,,,"20120101 - 20120418" "Tier","PRIORITY","Total Tickets Logged","Tickets...

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Priority Science Questions How are ocean ecosystems and the biodiversity they support  

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#12;2 Priority Science Questions · How are ocean ecosystems and the biodiversity they support) is the diversity and geographical distribution of coastal marine habitats changing, and what are the implications

Christian, Eric

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American Foreign Policy: A Time for a Shift in Priorities and Instruments  

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In the post 9/11 world of American Foreign Policy, where interdependence and globalization are variables that influence every aspect of world affairs, what should the priorities of the United States be and what instruments of foreign policy...

Issa, Patrick 1989-

2011-05-05T23:59:59.000Z

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Placing microalgae on the biofuels priority list: a review of the technological challenges  

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...1004 18 31 69 Placing microalgae on the biofuels priority list: a review of the technological...provide various potential advantages for biofuel production when compared with traditional...production systems. microalgae|algae|biofuel|biorefinery|biodiesel|green diesel...

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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DFG Priority Program RoboCup (SPP-1125) Cooperating Teams of Mobile Robots in Dynamic Environments  

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The priority program 1125 of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft funds research on methods, components and tools in the domain of cooperating teams of mobile robots operating in dynamic environments. An important...

Thomas Christaller

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Collection Policy: DESIGN & ENVIRONMENTAL ANALYSIS Subject Scope | Priority Tables | Other policies . . .  

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and in architecture, landscape architecture, environmental psychology, business and city and regional planningCollection Policy: DESIGN & ENVIRONMENTAL ANALYSIS Subject Scope | Priority Tables | Other policies The Department of Design and Environmental Analysis is concerned with the planning design and management

Angenent, Lars T.

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An Institutional Analysis of Oil and Gas Sector Development and Environmental Management in the Yukon Territory.  

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??This thesis investigates the ways in which oil and gas development priorities and concern for the environment are integrated within strategic planning and management frameworks,… (more)

May, Jason C.

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

227

Environmental Programs: Status of Work and Current Priorities for FY13  

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Presentation outline is: Mission/overview, Regulatory framework, Current status of cleanup, Shift in priorities to address highest risk, Removal of above-ground waste, Continued focus on protecting water resources, and Priorities for fiscal year 2013. LANL's Environmental Mission is to: (1) Repack and ship legacy transuranic waste containers; (2) Investigate and remediate Cold War (legacy) hazardous and radioactive waste areas; (3) Demolish unused buildings; (4) Disposition solid waste from Laboratory operations; and (5) Lifecycle cost nearly $3 billion.

Jones, Patricia [Los Alamos National Laboratory

2012-08-17T23:59:59.000Z

228

Investigation of the potential of fly ash as an adsorbent for removal of priority pollutants  

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INVESTIGATION OF THE POTENTIAL OF FLY ASH AS AN ADSORBENT FOR REMOVAL OF PRIORITY POLLUTANTS A Thesis by MINOO ZARDKOOHI 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 1993 Major Subject: Chemical Engineering INVESTIGATION OF THE POTENTIAL OF FLY ASH AS AN ADSORBENT FOR REMOVAL OF PRIORITY POLLUTANTS A Thesis by MINOO ZARDKOOHI Submitted to Texas A&M University in partial...

Zardkoohi, Minoo

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

229

Linking Biodiversity and Recreational Merits of Urban Green Spaces  

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Linking Biodiversity and Recreational Merits of Urban Green Spaces Methodological Development Ling, Alnarp 2014 Cover: A view of Ramlösa Brunnspark, Helsingborg (photo: Ling Qiu) #12;Linking Biodiversity an important role in promoting both biodiversity and human recreation. This thesis therefore attempted to link

230

Factor Influencing Logistics Service Providers Efficiency’ in Urban Distribution Systems  

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Abstract The increased urbanization and the awareness of freight transportation impacts have stressed the importance of City Logistics (CL) as a comprehensive approach aimed at mitigating the negative effects of distribution activities without penalizing social, cultural, and economic issues. In this context, a crucial role is played by logistics service providers (LSPs). This paper proposes an empirical analysis on the operational factors determining the level of efficiency of a LSP. This study represents an attempt to develop a panel of operational variables supporting the efficiency of the urban distribution system of LSPs. The potential benefits are both economic and environmental.

Alberto De Marco; Anna C. Cagliano; Giulio Mangano; Francesca Perfetti

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The US Support Program to IAEA Safeguards Priority of Training and Human Resources  

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The U.S. Support Program to IAEA Safeguards (USSP) priority of training and human resources is aimed at providing the Department of Safeguards with an appropriate mixture of regular staff and extrabudgetary experts who are qualified to meet the IAEA's technical needs and to provide personnel with appropriate instruction to improve the technical basis and specific skills needed to perform their job functions. The equipment and methods used in inspection activities are unique, complex, and evolving. New and experienced safeguards inspectors need timely and effective training to perform required tasks and to learn new skills prescribed by new safeguards policies or agreements. The role of the inspector has changed from that of strictly an accountant to include that of a detective. New safeguards procedures are being instituted, and therefore, experienced inspectors must be educated on these new procedures. The USSP also recognizes the need for training safeguards support staff, particularly those who maintain and service safeguards equipment (SGTS), and those who perform information collection and analysis (SGIM). The USSP is committed to supporting the IAEA with training to ensure the effectiveness of all staff members and will continue to offer its assistance in the development and delivery of basic, refresher, and advanced training courses. This paper will discuss the USSP ongoing support in the area of training and IAEA staffing.

Queirolo,A.

2008-06-13T23:59:59.000Z

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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

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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

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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.

235

Simulating and Optimizing Storm Water Management Strategies in an Urban Watershed  

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. My proposed research will focus on simulating the Low Impact Development (LID) techniques like permeable pavements and rainwater harvesting on an urbanized watershed using a curve number approach to quantify the hydrologic performance...

Damodaram, Chandana

2011-02-22T23:59:59.000Z

236

The edge of the bridge : redesign the space adjacent to urban infrastructure  

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In large urban community, infrastructures play a vital role in the daily life of the city. The contemporary development of these systems can be seen as an overlay of several networks which form the infrastructure of the ...

Lo, Michael Mai

1996-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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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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Validating the Relationship Between Urban Form and Travel Behavior with Vehicle Miles Travelled  

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to the conventional travel impact assessment following the ITE?s (Institute of Transportation Engineers) Trip Generation Handbook, developments with higher levels of urban form measures will generate a greater travel impacts because they generate higher number...

Kakumani, Rajanesh

2010-01-14T23:59:59.000Z

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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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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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Modeling metropolis : clean energy guidelines for neighborhood design in rapidly urbanizing China  

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In China's current landscape the paradigm for urban development is the rapid creation of whole neighborhoods instead of the conventional piecemeal approach of creating individual buildings that gradually aggregate over ...

Wheeler, Alexis M. (Alexis Marie)

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Forging growth by governing the market in reform-era urban China  

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Abstract China’s accelerating urban growth over the past decade has been examined from the perspectives of state devolution or place-making initiatives. Relatively little has been written to contextualize the burgeoning urbanism in China’s reform and the resultant changing relationship between state and market. Through an investigation of fiscal and land use reforms since the mid-1990s, this paper argues that China’s gradual and partial reform has fundamentally re-engineered local states from inward-looking market actors running business to entrepreneurial market governors controlling land supply. Though this transition has triggered urban growth by levering manufacturing and real estate capital, it has also introduced constraints for future urban development by generating inter-regional tensions and making further reforms politically difficult. This paper concludes that sustainable urbanism requires a more clearly oriented and more holistic reform framework.

Lei Wang

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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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

244

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

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The aim of the programme is to support efforts to achieve the "Reduced Climate Impact" environmental objective. In the near term priority is being given to Sweden's international climate  

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" environmental objective. In the near term priority is being given to Sweden's international climate reporting by land use, primarily in the agricultural and forestry sectors. Our findings are used in Sweden's annual reports under the Climate Convention.The programme is also developing the system intended to supply Sweden

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Accelerating Green Urban Growth  

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Building on the successful model of Special Economic Zones (SEZs), cities could develop the concept of “Green Business Zones” (GBZs) i.e. living laboratories for experimenting with new energy efficient/green business

Bernd Hendriksen; Eric Copius Peereboom

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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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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EIS-0065: Review & Establishment of Natural Gas Curtailment Priorities  

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The Economic Regulatory Administration developed this statement as part of a comprehensive programmatic review of alternatives to existing federal policy on curtailment of natural gas deliveries during periods of shortage.

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BLM Lists 2011 Priority Renewable Energy Projects | Department...  

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for offsite facilities. BLM developed the list in collaboration with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the U.S. National Park Service. The screening criteria for...

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IDENTIFICATION OF NORTHEAST REGIONAL PRIORITY INDUSTRIES OCTOBER 2000  

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DIVISION OF ENERGY RESOURCES NEW YORK STATE ENERGY RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY THE ENVIRONMENTAL in the seven northeastern states of New York, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, Maine TECHNOLOGY COLLABORATIVE SPONSORS DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY, OFFICE OF INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGIES MASSACHUSETTS

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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:...

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U.N. Secretary General tells NREL Clean Energy a Top Priority | OpenEI  

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U.N. Secretary General tells NREL Clean Energy a Top Priority U.N. Secretary General tells NREL Clean Energy a Top Priority Home > Groups > OpenEI Community Central Graham7781's picture Submitted by Graham7781(1992) Super contributor 31 August, 2011 - 14:01 imported OpenEI National Renewable Energy Laboratory (Golden, ... In a recent visit to the National Renewable Energy Laboratory in Golden, Colorado, the United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon affirmed that the growing clean energy to reach billions of people across the globe is the top priority. Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon told researchers at NREL's Research Support Facility that NREL is playing a crucial role, through numerous U.N. partnerships, in making the world more sustainable. Ban believes that there is still much more growth needed to create a clean energy economy that will

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The case for distributed irrigation as a development priority in sub-Saharan Africa  

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...install thousands of “African Market Gardens” (AMGs)—a holistic...pumps (most running on gas or diesel fuel) have entered SSA marketplaces...technologies, such as gas- or diesel-powered motor...programs, emerging farm insurance markets, and rural financial institutions. For...

Jennifer A. Burney; Rosamond L. Naylor; Sandra L. Postel

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Mobile health for cancer in low to middle income countries: priorities for research and development  

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for Population Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh Medical School Teviot Place, Edinburgh UK EH8 9AG David Weller, MBMS, MPH, FRCGP, FRCPE, PhD James MacKenzie Professor of General Practice Centre for Population Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh... communication, 17 Suppl 1(May 2012), pp.105–117. Lester, R.T. et al., 2010. Effects of a mobile phone short message service on antiretroviral treatment adherence in Kenya (WelTel Kenya1): a randomised trial. Lancet, 376(9755), pp.1838–1845. Mahmud, N., Rodriguez...

Holeman, Isaac; Evans, Jay; Kane, Dianna; Grant, Liz; Pagliari, Claudia; Weller, David

2014-10-16T23:59:59.000Z

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The case for distributed irrigation as a development priority in sub-Saharan Africa  

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...Distribution, and Use All three technology components of...from investing in all three of these complementary...progress and research in three critical areas: (i...1 Postel S ( 1999 ) Pillar of Sand: Can the Irrigation Miracle...S ( 2006 ) Impact and sustainability of low-head drip irrigation...

Jennifer A. Burney; Rosamond L. Naylor; Sandra L. Postel

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Six priority topics for development 8-9 Studying and understanding the environment 11  

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, hurricanes, floods and epidemics. To assess and forecast such risks,IRD research focuses on severe seismic on these environments, including pressure from fishing and aquaculture, is increasing dramatically. To protect

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Child Development and Environmental Toxins Children's health research is a priority for the National Institute of  

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.S. Department of Health and Human Services Printed on recycled paper #12;Dioxins Dioxins, a group to these compounds by eating meat, dairy products, and seafood that are contaminated with dioxins. Data from the Dutch PCB/Dioxin Study conducted in 2000 found that children with higher exposures to umbilical cord

Bezrukov, Sergey M.

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A demonstration of the applicability of implementing the enhanced Remedial Action Priority System (RAPS) for environmental releases  

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The Remedial Action Priority System (RAPS) and the Multimedia Environmental Pollutant Assessment System (MEPAS) were developed to prioritize problems associated with potential releases of hazardous chemical and radioactive materials in a scientific and objective manner based on limited site information. This report documents the model testing efforts of the RAPS/MEPAS methodology for the atmospheric, surface water, groundwater, and exposure components. Comparisons are given of model outputs with measured data at three sites: the US Department of Energy's Mound facility in Ohio and Hanford facility in Washington, and a chromium-cadmium plating site in New York. The results show that the simulated magnitudes, spacial and temporal trends, and distributions of contaminants corresponded well with the measured data. 25 refs., 86 figs., 26 tabs.

Whelan, G.; Droppo, J.G. Jr.; Strenge, D.L.; Walter, M.B.; Buck, J.W.

1989-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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URBAN®IONAL PLANNINGDEPARTMENT  

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, state, and national government levels, as well as with real estate development firms, transportation, and environmentally and economically sustainable. The major issues planners work to solve cover a wide variety, creating sustainable and efficient transportation systems for people and goods, and designing public spaces

Su, Xiao

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Urban Electric Power Takes Energy Storage from Startup to Grid-Scale |  

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Urban Electric Power Takes Energy Storage from Startup to Urban Electric Power Takes Energy Storage from Startup to Grid-Scale Urban Electric Power Takes Energy Storage from Startup to Grid-Scale June 25, 2013 - 12:42pm Addthis Learn how the CUNY Energy Institute is creating safe, low cost, rechargeable, long lifecycle batteries that could be used to store renewable energy. | Video courtesy of the Energy Department. Alexa McClanahan Communications Support Contractor to ARPA-E What are the key facts? The CUNY Energy Institute developed a low-cost zinc-anode rechargeable battery that can be used for grid-scale energy storage. Building on this technology, ARPA-E funded the CUNY Energy Institute to develop a long-lasting, fully rechargeable battery that can store renewable energy for future grid-use at any location. In 2012, Urban Electric Power was formed to commercialize the

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Urban Electric Power Takes Energy Storage from Startup to Grid-Scale |  

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Urban Electric Power Takes Energy Storage from Startup to Urban Electric Power Takes Energy Storage from Startup to Grid-Scale Urban Electric Power Takes Energy Storage from Startup to Grid-Scale June 25, 2013 - 12:42pm Addthis Learn how the CUNY Energy Institute is creating safe, low cost, rechargeable, long lifecycle batteries that could be used to store renewable energy. | Video courtesy of the Energy Department. Alexa McClanahan Communications Support Contractor to ARPA-E What are the key facts? The CUNY Energy Institute developed a low-cost zinc-anode rechargeable battery that can be used for grid-scale energy storage. Building on this technology, ARPA-E funded the CUNY Energy Institute to develop a long-lasting, fully rechargeable battery that can store renewable energy for future grid-use at any location. In 2012, Urban Electric Power was formed to commercialize the

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A neural network based model for urban noise prediction  

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Noise is a global problem. In 1972 the World Health Organization (WHO) classified noise as a pollutant. Since then most industrialized countries have enacted laws and local regulations to prevent and reduce acoustic environmental pollution. A further aim is to alert people to the dangers of this type of pollution. In this context urban planners need to have tools that allow them to evaluate the degree of acoustic pollution. Scientists in many countries have modeled urban noise using a wide range of approaches but their results have not been as good as expected. This paper describes a model developed for the prediction of environmental urban noise using Soft Computing techniques namely Artificial Neural Networks (ANN). The model is based on the analysis of variables regarded as influential by experts in the field and was applied to data collected on different types of streets. The results were compared to those obtained with other models. The study found that the ANN system was able to predict urban noise with greater accuracy and thus was an improvement over those models. The principal component analysis (PCA) was also used to try to simplify the model. Although there was a slight decline in the accuracy of the results the values obtained were also quite acceptable.

N. Genaro; A. Torija; A. Ramos-Ridao; I. Requena; D. P. Ruiz; M. Zamorano

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The creative city matrix: a framework for urban knowledge ecosystems  

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Knowledge work, creativity and innovation have turned into major urban industries. But how do urban environments activate their potentials and production processes? What are the constituting elements of a 'creative city', and how are they interrelated? The article presents a theoretical framework for the post-industrial creative city as a knowledge ecosystem. A new model is presented which categorises the constitutive components of knowledge environments according to parameters of spatial, organisational, and economic value. Presented in the format of a three-dimensional matrix, the model allows a holistic representation of urban knowledge ecosystems and their creative environments. The matrix enables different applications and scales of analysis: a synchronous view of creative urban environments in total, a diachronic view highlighting the evolution of companies or micro-environments, and also a profiling of single local components. Depending on these scaling, the matrix can be used either as analytical tool to investigate properties of individual components within a city's knowledgescape, or as a strategic device for general knowledge-based city development.

Liudmila Gridneva; Jörg Rainer Noennig

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Recreation motivators and facility factors as relative determinants of urban outdoor recreation behavior and satisfaction  

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RECREATION MOTIVATORS AND FACILITY FACTORS AS RELATIVE DETERMINANTS OF URBAN OUTDOOR RECREATION BEHAVIOR AND SATISFACTION A Thesis by JEFFREY STEPHEN MILKES Submitted to the Graduate College of Texas A8M University in partial fulfillment... of the requirement for the degree of MASTER OF SCIENCE August 1987 Major Subject: Recreation and Resource Development RECREATION MOTIVATORS AND FACILITY FACTORS AS RELATIVE DETERMINANTS OF URBAN OUTDOOR RECREATION BEHAVIOR AND SATISFACTION A Thesis...

Milkes, Jeffrey Stephen

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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The expressiveness of CSP extended by priority A.W. Roscoe  

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The expressiveness of CSP extended by priority (draft) A.W. Roscoe Oxford University Department of Computer Science October 17, 2014 Abstract In previous work [27, 26] the author defined a notion of CSP with such an operational semantics can be translated into CSP and therefore has a semantics in every model of CSP

Oxford, University of

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White Paper on Magnetic Fusion Energy Priorities by Paul M. Bellan, Professor of Applied Physics, Caltech  

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White Paper on Magnetic Fusion Energy Priorities by Paul M. Bellan, Professor of Applied Physics, Caltech It is important to make ITER work (surpass fusion breakeven) and it is equally important for ITER there will be problems with plasmawall interactions or materials. There are many possible types of problems or there may

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Research priorities in modeling the transmission risks of H7N9 bird flu  

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As a new emerging infection, good system for surveillance and prediction of H7N9 bird flu outbreak is very important. Research priorities in modeling the transmission risks of H7N9 bird flu include many mulitdisciplinary approaches and international collaboration. Image: H7N9 migration from bird genetic mutation to human outbreak.

Viroj Wiwanitkit; Benyun Shi; Shang Xia; Guo-Jing Yang; Xiao-Nong Zhou; Jiming Liu

2013-08-08T23:59:59.000Z

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Priority Setting for Government Investment in Forestry Conservation Schemes-An Example from New Zealand1  

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's international reputation for its technically advanced approaches to conservation and protection of soilPriority Setting for Government Investment in Forestry Conservation Schemes-An Example from New Zealand1 Colin L. 0'Loughlin2 Abstract: In New Zealand responsibilityfor funding flood protection

Standiford, Richard B.

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2013 Winter Pell Grant Application Priority Deadline: November 16th, 2012  

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2013 Winter Pell Grant Application Priority Deadline: November 16th, 2012 STUDENT INFORMATION to be considered for the Pell Grant for the winter 2013 semester must complete this form. Please review requested documents to our office. Additional Pell Grant Requirements: · You must be eligible for the Pell

Maryland, Baltimore County, University of

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Framework for Information Sharing with Privacy and Priority Control in Long-Term Care in Japan  

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In this paper, the authors present a framework for information sharing with privacy and priority control in long-term care designed to promote appropriate information sharing among the people who are involved in long-term care for provision of better ... Keywords: Information Sharing, Long-Term Care, Multi-Agent System, Research, e-Health

Shoko Miyagawa, Shigeichiro Yamasaki, Eiko Uchiyama, Donald L. Amoroso

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Periodic Charging Scheme for Fixed-Priority Real-Time Systems with Renewable Energy  

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to the limited capacity of the energy storage unit. With energy harvesting, in theory it becomes possiblePeriodic Charging Scheme for Fixed-Priority Real-Time Systems with Renewable Energy Mario Bambagini, Fairfax, VA, USA e-mail: aydin@cs.gmu.edu Abstract--Energy harvesting systems are gaining increasing

Aydin, Hakan

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Priority-Based Broadcasting of Sensitive Data in Error-Prone Wireless Networks  

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in its Binary-Coded Decimal (BCD) representation. In BCD, each decimal digit is represented as a 4 bits that benefits from network coding. We also consider the case of burst errors and discuss how can we make our--Symbol-level coding, broadcasting, reliability, burst error, random linear network coding, priority, wireless networks

Wu, Jie

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SymposiumClinical Research Priority Program University of Zurich "Viral Infectious Diseases"  

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of Biosystems Science and Engineering (BSSE), ETH Zurich 15:25 Coffee break Part II: Metagenomics ­ ChairSymposiumClinical Research Priority Program ­ University of Zurich "Viral Infectious Diseases:00 Great Lecture Hall WEST, UniversityHospital Zurich, Raemistrasse 100, Zurich 14:00 Welcome

Zürich, Universität

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Title: Amazon Basin/Eugene Wetlands (199205900) and Willamette Valley Wide Acquisition of Priority Habitats  

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Title: Amazon Basin/Eugene Wetlands (199205900) and Willamette Valley Wide Acquisition of Priority #12;Slide Title Here #12;West Eugene Wetlands Partnership · City of Eugene · The Nature Conservancy sp. in West Eugene Wetlands) Biological Diversity of Willow Creek #12;Federally Listed Species #12

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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

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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

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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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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

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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

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Priority Based Reservoir Optimization using Linear Programming: Application to Flood Operation of the Iowa/Des Moines River System  

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for preservation of selected operating priorities and the effect that operating constraints have on systemPriority Based Reservoir Optimization using Linear Programming: Application to Flood Operation of the Iowa/Des Moines River System By MATTHEW JASON BROWN B.S. (The Pennsylvania State University) 1995

Lund, Jay R.

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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

282

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

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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

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Self-Control of Traffic Lights and Vehicle Flows in Urban Road Networks  

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Based on fluid-dynamic and many-particle (car-following) simulations of traffic flows in (urban) networks, we study the problem of coordinating incompatible traffic flows at intersections. Inspired by the observation of self-organized oscillations of pedestrian flows at bottlenecks [D. Helbing and P. Moln\\'ar, Phys. Eev. E 51 (1995) 4282--4286], we propose a self-organization approach to traffic light control. The problem can be treated as multi-agent problem with interactions between vehicles and traffic lights. Specifically, our approach assumes a priority-based control of traffic lights by the vehicle flows themselves, taking into account short-sighted anticipation of vehicle flows and platoons. The considered local interactions lead to emergent coordination patterns such as ``green waves'' and achieve an efficient, decentralized traffic light control. While the proposed self-control adapts flexibly to local flow conditions and often leads to non-cyclical switching patterns with changing service sequences ...

Lämmer, Stefan

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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

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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...

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

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

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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...

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

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

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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...

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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...

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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

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Education no longer deferred: the possibilities of educating urban african american males in a single gender school.  

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The purpose of this study is to investigate the emerging school culture of Excel Academy for Boys [Pseudonym] located in the Southwestern region of the United States, and how it contributes to the social and academic development of urban African...

James, Marlon C.

2009-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Appliance Standard Program - The FY 2003 Priority -Setting Summary Report and Actions Proposed - Appendix B  

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APPENDIX B: APPENDIX B: Data Sheets for Existing Products Table of Contents Product Rulemaking Priority Page Product Rulemaking Priority Page Commercial Air-Cooled Central A/C & Air-Source HP, 65-240 kBtu/h Standards High B-1 High Intensity Discharge Lamps Determination High B-27 Central A/C & HP, 3 phase, < 65 kBtu/h Standards Medium B-2 Test Procedure Low B-28 Clothes Dryers Standards Low B-3 Lamps, Fluorescent Standards Low B-29 Test Procedure Low B-4 Test Procedure Low B-30 Clothes Washers Standards* Low B-5 Lamps, Incandescent General Service Standards Low B-31 Test Procedure* Low B-6 Test Procedure Low B-32 Commercial Water-Cooled A/C & Water- Source Heat Pumps Standards Low B-7 Lamps, Incandescent Reflector Standards Low B-33

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Appliance Standard Program - The FY 2003 Priority -Setting Summary Report and Actions Proposed - Appendix B  

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APPENDIX B: APPENDIX B: Data Sheets for Existing Products Table of Contents Product Rulemaking Priority Page Product Rulemaking Priority Page Commercial Air-Cooled Central A/C & Air-Source HP, 65-240 kBtu/h Standards High B-1 High Intensity Discharge Lamps Determination High B-27 Central A/C & HP, 3 phase, < 65 kBtu/h Standards Medium B-2 Test Procedure Low B-28 Clothes Dryers Standards Low B-3 Lamps, Fluorescent Standards Low B-29 Test Procedure Low B-4 Test Procedure Low B-30 Clothes Washers Standards* Low B-5 Lamps, Incandescent General Service Standards Low B-31 Test Procedure* Low B-6 Test Procedure Low B-32 Commercial Water-Cooled A/C & Water- Source Heat Pumps Standards Low B-7 Lamps, Incandescent Reflector Standards Low B-33

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John J. Heldrich Center for Workforce Development Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy  

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John J. Heldrich Center for Workforce Development Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public ............................................................12 Previous ETA Strategic Research Plans in Brief..........................................................................57 Research Priority Area 1: Integration of Workforce and Regional Economic Development

Garfunkel, Eric

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Community Perceptions and Priorities for Managing Water and Environmental Resources in the River Njoro Watershed in Kenya  

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1 Community Perceptions and Priorities for Managing Water and Environmental Resources in the River-5 years, to demonstrate improved and integrated management of water and environmental resources poverty and enhancing livelihoods are important goals for water and environmental resources management

Richner, Heinz

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A review of "Shifting Priorities: Gender and Genre in Seventeenth-Century Dutch Painting." by Nanette Salomon  

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of thought or nothingness, Colie found the paradox resolved in copiousness and pleni- tude. Nanette Salomon. Shifting Priorities: Gender and Genre in Seventeenth-Century Dutch Painting. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2004. 163 pp. + 98 illus. $65...

Ellen Konowitz

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Draft Avian Conservation Plan for the Sierra Nevada Bioregion: Conservation priorities and strategies for safeguarding Sierra bird populations  

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and strategies for safeguarding Sierra bird populations A Project of California Partners in Flight and Institute priorities and strategies for safeguarding Sierra bird populations. Institute for Bird Populations report

DeSante, David F.

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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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A Changing Framework for Urban Water Systems  

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? 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

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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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Development Development  

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Programme 2007 - 2010 The aim of the Timber Development Programme (TDP) is "to contribute to the sustainable development to underpin sustainable forest management and support economic growth and employment acrossDevelopment Timber Development Programme 2007 - 2010 #12;2 | Timber Development Programme 2007

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

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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

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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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Webinar: Tapping Into Wind in Urban Environments  

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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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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

308

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)

2013-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Artificial Immune System based urban traffic control  

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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

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Cornell's Urban Sustainability Initiatives ACSF Lunch Summary  

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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.

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Urban solarium : thermal performance in Boston  

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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

312

Ecotransology : integrated design for urban mobility  

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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

313

Gotcha: a mobile urban sensing system  

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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

314

Urban Parks: Volunteers and Civic Engagement  

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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

315

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

316

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

317

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

318

Appliance Standard Program - The FY 2003 Priority -Setting Summary Report and Actions Proposed  

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Appliance Appliance Standards Program The FY 2003 Priority- Setting Summary Report and Actions Proposed Date: August 22, 2002 Table of Contents i EXECUTIVE SUMMARY.............................................................................................. iv 1 Energy Conservation Program - Product Prioritization Process.......1-1 1.1 Background on Appliance Standards Program........................................... 1-1 1.2 DOE Authority to Add Products ................................................................ 1-2 1.2.1 Consumer Products .................................................................................... 1-3 1.2.2 Commercial Products................................................................................. 1-5 1.2.2.1 Products Regulated under EPCA Provisions Concerning Consumer

319

The Chimalapas Region, Oaxaca, Mexico: a high-priority region for bird conservation in Mesoamerica  

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have been few (Binford 1989). Aside from occasional collecting by W. B. Richardson at the end of the nineteenth century (specimens principally at the British Museum), and intensive collecting in the mid-twentieth century near Sarabia and Matias Romero... scienti?c collections in North America and Europe (Peterson et al. 1998b). For Oaxaca east of Matias Figure 2. Vegetation types in the Selva Zoque priority region of the Chimalapas, Mexico. Data from http://www.conabio.gob.mx. The Chimalapas Region, Oaxaco...

Peterson, A. Townsend; Navarro-Sigü enza, Adolfo G.; Herná ndez-Bañ os, Blanca E.; Escalona-Segura, Griselda; Rebó n-Gallardo, Fanny; Rodrí guez-Ayala, Emir; Figueroa-Esquivel, Elsa M.; Cabrera-Garcí a, Leonardo

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

320

Urban Growth and Climate Change  

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1999, Climate Change, Agriculture, and Developing Countries:climate change matters because it is likely to be the case that local governments in developing countries

Kahn, Matthew E.

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Urban and Industrial Sites Reinvestment Tax Credit Program (Connecticut) |  

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and Industrial Sites Reinvestment Tax Credit Program and Industrial Sites Reinvestment Tax Credit Program (Connecticut) Urban and Industrial Sites Reinvestment Tax Credit Program (Connecticut) < Back Eligibility Agricultural Commercial Construction Fed. Government Fuel Distributor General Public/Consumer Industrial Installer/Contractor Institutional Investor-Owned Utility Local Government Low-Income Residential Multi-Family Residential Municipal/Public Utility Nonprofit Residential Retail Supplier Rural Electric Cooperative Schools State/Provincial Govt Systems Integrator Transportation Tribal Government Utility Savings Category Alternative Fuel Vehicles Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Buying & Making Electricity Water Home Weatherization Solar Wind Program Info State Connecticut Program Type Corporate Tax Incentive Provider Department of Economic and Community Development

322

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

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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

323

Supporting Agile Modeling through Experimentation in an Integrated Urban Simulation Framework  

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Decisions regarding major urban transportation projects and land use policies are frequently politicalSim is a disaggregate, behaviorally-realistic modeling environment that planning agencies can use to simulate the long agile modeling through experimentation: itera- tive development of models, providing appropriate domain

Anderson, Richard

324

Urban infill housing in a post-WWII landscape : housing in the City of Dresden, Germany  

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The goal of this thesis is to develop an approach to reconfigure a district of former socialist housing with two intentions. The first, to create a stronger urban framework in the form of a master plan that is based on the ...

Shoaff, Robert Harrison, 1973-

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

325

School of Architecture, Design and the Built Environment Urban Energy Monitoring to Support Sustainable Energy Planning  

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Sustainable Energy Planning Lead: Professor Benachir Medjdoub This project is part of a research portfolio and development is sustainable. While a great deal of expertise already exists in detailing and constructing low-energy systematic integrated mechanisms to assist urban managers in their sustainable energy planning decision

Evans, Paul

326

Measures of Student Achievement and Public Information Urban & Regional Planning Program  

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and sustainability, real estate and housing, economic development, and transportation. Faculty members have strong's guiding mission from the School of Planning, Design and Construction is to create "a sustainable built responsibility, and environmentally sustainable planning and policy." The mission of the Urban & Regional

327

Deep conservation in urban India and its implications for the design of conservation technologies  

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Rapid depletion of fossil fuels and water resources has become an international problem. Urban residential households are among the primary consumers of resources and are deeply affected by resource shortages. Despite the global nature of these problems, ... Keywords: developing world, energy, ict4d, sustainability

Yedendra B. Shrinivasan; Mohit Jain; Deva P. Seetharam; Abhishek Choudhary; Elaine M. Huang; Tawanna Dillahunt; Jennifer Mankoff

2013-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

328

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

329

Autonomous driving manoeuvres in urban road traffic environment: a study on roundabouts  

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Autonomous driving manoeuvres in urban road traffic environment: a study on roundabouts Pérez of this evolution or they are still in the development stage. Autonomous vehicle performance on roundabouts is one implementation in real vehicles. Keywords: Lane keeping, autonomous vehicles, roundabouts, digital map

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

330

Innovation Hubs Kendall Square as Laboratory for High-Density Urban Living  

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% of total energy consumption. It is a global imperative to develop systems that improve the livability of cities while dramatically reducing resource consumption. This workshop will explore new urban systems for high-density cities including systems for mobility, energy, food production, and live

331

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

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

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

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Low Impact DevelopmentLow Impact Development Protecting Oregon's waters as we growProtecting Oregon's waters as we grow  

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;Rainwater HarvestingRainwater Harvesting No permit is required to harvest up to 5,000 gallons of rainwater/low-impact-development- nemonemo · SWAMP Project · Urban ForestryUrban Forestry · Rain Gardens #12; Development Courtesy May, U of W #12;The Problem: Conventional Stormwater ManagementThe Problem: Conventional

Tullos, Desiree

333

Eliminating livelock by assigning the same priority state to each message that is inputted into a flushable routing system during N time intervals  

DOE Patents [OSTI]

Livelock-free message routing is provided in a network of interconnected nodes that is flushable in time T. An input message processor generates sequences of at least N time intervals, each of duration T. An input register provides for receiving and holding each input message, where the message is assigned a priority state p during an nth one of the N time intervals. At each of the network nodes a message processor reads the assigned priority state and awards priority to messages with priority state (p-1) during an nth time interval and to messages with priority state p during an (n+1) th time interval. The messages that are awarded priority are output on an output path toward the addressed output message processor. Thus, no message remains in the network for a time longer than T.

Faber, Vance (Los Alamos, NM)

1994-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

334

Methodologies for Analyzing Impact of Urbanization on Irrigation Districts  

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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.

335

Urban acupuncture as a strategy for São Paulo  

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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

336

Architecture of the rail : exploring the potential of urban infrastructure  

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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

337

Exploding the edge : inversions into the urban landscape  

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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

338

IS URBAN LOGISTICS POOLING VIABLE? A MULTISTAKEHOLDER MULTICRITERIA ANALYSIS  

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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

339

Crowdsourcing urban air temperatures from smartphone battery?temperatures  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

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.

340

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

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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341

Reading the Second Code: Mapping Epigenomes to Understand Plant Growth, Development, and Adaptation to the Environment  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

...has been organized to develop enabling infrastructure and tools, identify research priorities...that may be difficult to study? Is hybrid vigor (which results from the mating...million dollars), the needed computer infrastructure and tools could be fully implemented...

The EPIC Planning Committee

2012-06-29T23:59:59.000Z

342

Local Option- Rural Renewable Energy Development Zones  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

Cities, counties, or several contiguous counties in Oregon can set up Rural Renewable Energy Development Zones. The zone can only cover territory outside of the urban growth boundary of any large...

343

The Perceived Impact that Tutors Have on Urban Secondary Students Attending a Community-Based After-School Program in the State of Texas  

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For urban secondary students, the benefits of attending after-school programs may not be solely academic—rather, their attendance and participation may yield more fundamental development needs. A supportive network of influential and positive...

Long, Jessica 1983-

2013-01-04T23:59:59.000Z

344

Lecture plan and speakers *Skinner/Urban  

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: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

345

Solar Thermochemical Hydrogen Production Research (STCH): Thermochemical Cycle Selection and Investment Priority  

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1-3622 1-3622 Unlimited Release Printed May 2011 Solar Thermochemical Hydrogen Production Research (STCH) Thermochemical Cycle Selection and Investment Priority Robert Perret Prepared by Sandia National Laboratories Albuquerque, New Mexico 87185 and Livermore, California 94550 Sandia National Laboratories is a multi-program laboratory managed and operated by Sandia Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Lockheed Martin Corporation, for the U.S. Department of Energy's National Nuclear Security Administration under contract DE-AC04-94AL85000. Approved for public release; further dissemination unlimited. 2 Issued by Sandia National Laboratories, operated for the United States Department of Energy by Sandia Corporation. NOTICE: This report was prepared as an account of work sponsored by an agency of the

346

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

347

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

348

URBAN LOGISTICS BY RAIL AND WATERWAYS IN FRANCE AND JAPAN  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

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

349

Appendix H Colorado Statewide Forest Resource Assessment Urban Influence Areas  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

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

350

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

351

E-Print Network 3.0 - active zone development Sample Search Results  

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and Information Sciences 2 Technical Report Documentation Page 1. Report No. Summary: and developed recommendations for improvements of urban arterial work zone traffic...

352

Sustainable and Energy Efficient Urban and Built Infrastructure Development: Opportunities  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

and quality of design and associated costs · Systems engineering challenges exist in all phases of building · Integrated design methods and engineering tools · Methodologies for extensive validation and verification the way buildings are designed, constructed and operated Global market perception study revealed market

de Weck, Olivier L.

353

SHIFTING MODES? TRANSPORTATION AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT PATTERNS IN  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Shares (%) ­ Journey to Work, US (varies by region) Drive alone Carpool Transit Walk #12;More data Elizabeth Deakin Professor of City and Regional Planning University of California, Berkeley March 5, 2011 & saving energy in transport via mode shifts? Prospects for the future #12;I - Factors affecting travel

Kammen, Daniel M.

354

The Greenness of Cities: Carbon Dioxide Emissions and Urban Development  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Nashville, TN Greensboro-Wi~o Oklahoma City~K Charlotte-Gas~areas are in Texas and Oklahoma. There is a strong negativeAngeles to about 32 tons in Oklahoma City and Memphis. The

Glaeser, Edward L.; Kahn, Matthew E.

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

355

Unit of Environmental communication Department of rural and urban development  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

of agricultural science Dear students admitted to the Environmental communication and management program. But that is not enough. Plants, soils and water are used and managed by humans and therefore you also need to know more coordinating the master program in Environmental communication and management. On behalf of the teachers

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U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development | Department...  

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

of life; build inclusive and sustainable communities free from discrimination, and transform the way HUD does business. The Federal Housing Administration, generally known as...

357

Building Energy Supply Infrastructures and Urban Sustained Development of Shenyang  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

plants have only the total volume 596 thousands kilometer watt. 220kV substations are main supply power now, and the total capability of all these substations and their arrange do not meet with the increasing loads. Five of these ones, which... are already beyond their loads or equal to their loads are 41.7 percent of the total substations. Besides four of these ones are running only by one transformer so that the supply of power is not dependable. The total volumes of these substations do...

Feng, G.; Wang, Y.; Gao, Y.

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

358

SCHOOL OF URBAN AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS Certificate in Development Review  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

in allied fields such as architecture, landscape architecture, law, engineering Metropolitan Sustainability and Plan Making CIRP 5363 Leadership and Communication Skills

Huang, Haiying

359

The Greenness of Cities: Carbon Dioxide Emissions and Urban Development  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

for fuel oil and electricity consumption. We then useof average electricity consumption for Los Angeles homethis household’s electricity consumption would have been if

Glaeser, Edward L.; Kahn, Matthew E.

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

360

Sustainable Urban Development: A Literature Review and Analysis  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

love of the land), technophilia (love of technology), andlove of the land), technophilia (love of technology), and

Wheeler, Stephen

1996-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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361

The Greenness of Cities: Carbon Dioxide Emissions and Urban Development  

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carbon dioxide emissions per 1,000 cubic feet of natural gas. In this case, there is much less energy

Glaeser, Edward L.; Kahn, Matthew E.

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

362

The Greenness of Cities: Carbon Dioxide Emissions and Urban Development  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

that can inform us about energy usage by bus and trainThis provides us with total energy usage by public transit

Glaeser, Edward L.; Kahn, Matthew E.

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

363

The Greenness of Cities: Carbon Dioxide Emissions and Urban Development  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

emissions index, we use conversion factors. To determine theof Energy. 11 This conversion factor includes only thebe using different conversion factors for electricity in

Glaeser, Edward L.; Kahn, Matthew E.

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

364

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

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

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

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

365

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

366

Phonological Assimilation in Urban Jordanian Arabic  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

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

367

Study of Pollutant Dispersion in Urban Environments  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

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

368

GNSS Signal Acquisition in Harsh Urban Environments  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

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

369

Space–time correlations in urban sprawl  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

...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

370

Eberhard Morgenroth 1 Urban Water Management  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

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

371

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

E-Print Network [OSTI]

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

372

A Collaborative Network with SMEs Providing a Backbone for Urban PSS: A Model and Initial Sustainability Analysis  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

, France Abstract. High-technology SMEs have regularly shown their capacities for creating and developingA Collaborative Network with SMEs Providing a Backbone for Urban PSS: A Model and Initial the possibilities for broader development. Strategies grouping SMEs into collaborative networks are possible

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

373

Interventions to improve recruitment and retention in clinical trials: a survey and workshop to assess current practice and future priorities  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Recruitment and retention in clinical trials is still a major challenge and are of high priority for many Clinical Trials Units. Using survey and workshop data, methods used to encourage recruitment and retention were categorised and the authors highlighted areas for prioritising further methodological research.

Peter Bower; Valerie Brueton; Carrol Gamble; Shaun Treweek; Catrin Smith; Bridget Young; Paula Williamson

2014-10-16T23:59:59.000Z

374

A Preliminary Proposal UWM Climate Change and Sustainable Development Institute  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

and Urban Planning, Atmospheric Sciences, Economics, Education, Energy, Engineering, Environmental Science: The UWM Climate Change and Sustainable Development Institute will combine research, education, and publicA Preliminary Proposal UWM Climate Change and Sustainable Development Institute Background: Global

Saldin, Dilano

375

Processing and utilizing high heat value, low ash alternative fuels from urban solid waste  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

The history of technologies in the US that recover energy from urban solid waste is relatively short. Most of the technology as we know it evolved over the past 25 years. This evolution led to the development of about 100 modern mass burn and RDF type waste-to-energy plants and numerous small modular combustion systems, which collectively are handling about 20%, or about 40 million tons per year, of the nations municipal solid waste. Technologies also evolved during this period to co-fire urban waste materials with other fuels or selectively burn specific waste streams as primary fuels. A growing number of second or third generation urban waste fuels projects are being developed. This presentation discusses new direction in the power generating industry aimed at recovery and utilization of clean, high heat value, low ash alternative fuels from municipal and industrial solid waste. It reviews a spectrum of alternative fuels for feasible recovery and reuse, with new opportunities emerging for urban fuels processors providing fuels in the 6,000--15,000 BTU/LB range for off premises use.

Smith, M.L. [M.L. Smith Environmental and Associates, Tinley Park, IL (United States)

1995-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Automated GIS-based derivation of urban ecological indicators using hyperspectral remote sensing and height information  

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Abstract Urban ecological indicators allow the objective and quantitative characterisation of ecological conditions in a spatially continuous way by evaluating the influence of urban surface types with respect to ecological functions and ecosystem services. Although the concept had already been developed in the 1980s, the variety of existing indicators had not been widely applied yet in urban planning practice, because of the high manual mapping effort that is required for spatially differentiated urban surface mapping. This paper presents a new automated remote sensing and GIS-based system for the flexible and user-defined derivation of urban ecological indicators. The system is based on automated surface material mapping using airborne hyperspectral image data and height information. Because the material classes obtained from remote sensing analysis differ in part from the surface types needed for the calculation of urban ecological indicators, they have been transformed into so-called linking categories representing the basis for the automated GIS-based derivation of urban ecological indicators. For this purpose, a computer-based system for flexible indicator derivation has been developed, allowing the user-defined integration of indicators based on the variable determination of mapping units, linking categories and respective weighting factors. Based on a comprehensive review of existing ecological indicators, 14 indicators have been selected and implemented in the system. To demonstrate the potential of the new system, a variety of indicators has been derived for two test sites situated in the German cities of Dresden and Potsdam, using city blocks defined by the municipal authorities as spatial mapping units. The initial mapping of surface materials was automatically performed on the basis of airborne hyperspectral image data acquired by the HyMAP system. The results of subsequent GIS-based indicator calculation were validated using results from field-based reference mapping that had been carried out for selected city blocks situated in both cities. An accuracy assessment for these reference city blocks has revealed mean errors of approximately 4%, confirming the suitability of the developed automated GIS-based system for flexible and efficient indicator calculation.

Robert Behling; Mathias Bochow; Saskia Foerster; Sigrid Roessner; Hermann Kaufmann

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

377

Energy research and development profile of Australia  

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Australia is a large, sparsely populated country with an economy based traditionally on raw materials exports. Though still a major international trader in minerals and agricultural products, Australia has suffered a decline in productivity, employment, exports, and economic growth since the 1950s. Most energy research and development (R and D) and policymaking activities are carried out under the National Energy Research, Development, and Demonstration (NERDD) program. The NERDD program priorities include, among others, production of liquid hydrocarbon fuels from natural gas or coal-derived synthesis gas and oil and gas exploration, assessment, and recovery technology (high priority); production of liquid fuels from coal and oil shale by hydrogenation or pyrolysis, coal gasification, and achievement of cost reductions in coal and oil shale exploration and assessment techniques (medium priority); and in-situ coal gasification (low priority). Bilateral agreements for energy R and D with other countries are carried out under the Australian Department of National Development and Energy. Australia currently has agreements related to oil, gas, shale, and coal liquids R and D with the UK, the US, Japan, and West Germany.

Kenkeremath, L.

1986-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Development of a Pavement Maintenance and Rehabilitation Project Formation and Prioritization Methodology that Reflects Agency Priorities and Improves Network Condition  

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agencies perform this task subjectively, and thus a more rational and objective approach is desired to produce sound and justifiable PMPs. Specifically, such methodology should take into account the multiple factors that are considered by engineers...

Narciso, Paul John Ross

2013-07-22T23:59:59.000Z

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Multiple failure modes analysis and weighted risk priority number evaluation in FMEA  

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Traditionally, failure mode and effects analysis (FMEA) only considers the impact of single failure on the system. For large and complex systems, since multiple failures of components exist, assessing multiple failure modes with all possible combinations is impractical. Pickard et al. [1] introduced a useful method to simultaneously analyze multiple failures for complex systems. However, they did not indicate which failures need to be considered and how to combine them appropriately. This paper extends Pickard’s work by proposing a minimum cut set based method for assessing the impact of multiple failure modes. In addition, traditional FMEA is made by addressing problems in an order from the biggest risk priority number (RPN) to the smallest ones. However, one disadvantage of this approach is that it ignores the fact that three factors (Severity (S), Occurrence (O), Detection (D)) (S, O, D) have the different weights in system rather than equality. For examples, reasonable weights for factors S, O are higher than the weight of D for some non-repairable systems. In this paper, we extended the definition of RPN by multiplying it with a weight parameter, which characterize the importance of the failure causes within the system. Finally, the effectiveness of the method is demonstrated with numerical examples.

Ningcong Xiao; Hong-Zhong Huang; Yanfeng Li; Liping He; Tongdan Jin

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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

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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

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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

382

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

383

Urban Integrated Industrial Cogeneration Systems Analysis. Phase II final report  

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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

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Research priorities in land use and land-cover change for the Earth system and integrated assessment modelling  

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). Copyright ? 2010 Royal Meteorological Society and Crown Copyright. KEY WORDS land use; land cover; Earth system models; integrated assessment models; research priorities Received 12 January 2009; Revised 9 March 2010; Accepted 14 March 2010 1. Introduction 1... biogeophysical, socio- economic and human decision-making perspectives. The Earth System Modeling (ESM) and the Integrated Assessment Modeling (IAM) communities play an impor- tant role in understanding and quantifying Earth system analysis and, specifically...

Hibbard, Kathy; Janetos, Anthony; van Vuuren, Detlef P.; Pongtatz, Julia; Rose, Steven K.; Betts, Richard; Herold, Martin; Feddema, Johannes J.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

385

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

386

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

387

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

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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 &...

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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

389

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

390

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

391

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

392

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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Improving the Accuracy of Vehicle Emissions Profiles for Urban Transportation Greenhouse Gas and Air Pollution Inventories  

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Improving the Accuracy of Vehicle Emissions Profiles for Urban Transportation Greenhouse Gas and Air Pollution Inventories ... Metropolitan greenhouse gas and air emissions inventories can better account for the variability in vehicle movement, fleet composition, and infrastructure that exists within and between regions, to develop more accurate information for environmental goals. ... Older vehicles tend to have higher levels of CAP not only because of less-advanced pollution control technology, but also because of the deterioration of aging control systems. ...

Janet L. Reyna; Mikhail V. Chester; Soyoung Ahn; Andrew M. Fraser

2014-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

394

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

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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

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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

398

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

399

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

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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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Visualising and systematizing a per-poor ICT intervention for Rural and Semi-urban Mothers in India  

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This paper presents an Information Communication Technology for Development (ICT4D) intervention through a novel audio assisted mobile application, designed for low literate mothers in rural and sub-urban parts of Assam in India. It explores new methods ... Keywords: Adaptability, Grassroots innovation, Hand held devices, ICT4D, Interactive Genetic Algorithms, Interface design, Low-literate users, Maternal health care system

Priyamvada Tiwari, Keyur Sorathia

2014-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

402

Tick problems in urban and suburban environments: a comparative survey of veterinary clinics and pest control companies  

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Two surveys were developed and mailed to veterinary clinics and pest control companies in Dallas/Ft. Worth (DFW) and Austin/San Antonio (ASA). The objective of both surveys was to determine the extent and severity of tick-related problems in urban...

Dykstra, Elizabeth Ann

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

403

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

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December 4, 2008; HSS/Union Working Group Meeting on 2008 HSS/Union Topical Wrap Up - Union Lead Action Priorities  

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TOPICAL LEAD PRIORITY ACTION SUBMITTALS FOR TOPICAL LEAD PRIORITY ACTION SUBMITTALS FOR DECEMBER 4 HSS/UNION TOPICAL WRAP UP MEETING SMWIA Submittal of Action Priorities: The priorities below reflect SMWIA/training subcommittee input for moving forward in 2009 and beyond. 1. A pre-requisite requirement of OSHA-10 Hour Training for workers to gain access to DOE sites 2. Standardized training requirements across the DOE network of facilities supported by the NIEHS model for support for all building trades and sub crafts 3. Support for the 851 requirements as an onsite delivery training initiative or pre- work requirement 4. Utilization of the HAMMER model for hands on training with peer group instructors in local training facilities or HAMMER, and recognize and utilize virtual...CBT/web-based training component(s) when applicable.

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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

406

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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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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A Strategic Project Appraisal framework for ecologically sustainable urban infrastructure  

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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

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A 10-year content analysis to assess research theme areas in agricultural education: gap analysis of future research priorities in the discipline.  

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A 10?YEAR CONTENT ANALYSIS TO ASSESS RESEARCH THEME AREAS IN AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION: GAP ANALYSIS OF FUTURE RESEARCH PRIORITIES IN THE DISCIPLINE A Dissertation by LESLIE DAWN JENKINS EDGAR Submitted to the Office of Graduate... IN AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION: GAP ANALYSIS OF FUTURE RESEARCH PRIORITIES IN THE DISCIPLINE A Dissertation by LESLIE DAWN JENKINS EDGAR Submitted to the Office of Graduate Studies of Texas A&M University in partial fulfillment of the requirements...

Edgar, Leslie Dawn

2009-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

414

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

415

Galileo Lofts : a real estate development feasibility study  

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In August 2004, a development proposal titled "Galileo Lofts at MIT: Housing and Urban Park" was submitted to the Cambridge Redevelopment Authority for the provision of new housing and a public park on Parcel 7, in Kendall ...

Ledohowski, Lea J. (Lea Joel)

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

416

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

417

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

418

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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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.

420

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

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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.

422

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

423

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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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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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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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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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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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

429

Research and Development Roadmap: Windows and Building Envelope  

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Windows and building envelope research and development is a high priority for the Building Technologies Office. This roadmap is a useful resource for public and private decision makers evaluating and pursuing high-impact R&D focused on advancing next-generation energy efficient windows and building envelope technologies.

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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

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

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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

433

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

434

Merging BIM and GIS using ontologies application to urban facility management in \\{ACTIVe3D\\}  

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Abstract This article presents the research work done in order to reduce the gap of heterogeneity between Geographic Information System and Building Information Models. The goal is to extend a platform dedicated to facility management called ACTIVe3D. We want to enlarge its scope to take into account the management of urban elements contained in the building environment, as well as other buildings. The particularity of the platform is that data can be accessed either by a semantic view or through a 3D interface. The SIGA3D project describes a set of processes that aims, for all the stakeholders of urban projects, to manage pieces of information through all the lifecycle of construction projects. To solve the heterogeneity problem between BIM and GIS, we developed a semantic extension to the BIM called UIM (Urban Information Modeling). This extension defines spatial, temporal and multi-representation concepts to build an extensible ontology. The knowledge database can be populated with information coming from standards like IFC and CityGML. This information system has been adapted and implemented into the existing platform and is today fully operational and used by thousands of users.

Clement Mignard; Christophe Nicolle

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Reducing greenhouse gas emissions with urban agriculture: A Life Cycle Assessment perspective  

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The production and supply of food currently accounts for 20–30% of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the UK and the government and nongovernmental organisations are seeking to reduce these environmental burdens. Local authorities all over UK establish community farms with the aim to produce more sustainable food for citizens. This study used environmental Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) to quantify the potential savings of food-related GHG emissions that may be achieved with the establishment of an urban community farm, based on a case study recently found in the London Borough of Sutton. The work identified elements of the farm design that require the greatest attention to maximise these savings. The greatest reductions can be achieved by selecting the right crops: (i) providing the highest yields in local conditions and (ii) usually produced in energy-intensive greenhouses or air-freighted to UK from outside Europe. Implications from further development of the farm on the local, unused land were examined, taking into account market requirements. This showed that land used on an urban fringe for food production could potentially reduce greenhouse gas emissions in Sutton by up to 34 t CO2e ha?1 a?1. Although the percentage of this reduction in total diet emissions is relatively low, the result exceeds carbon sequestration rates for the conventional urban green space projects, such as parks and forests.

Michal Kulak; Anil Graves; Julia Chatterton

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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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

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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

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Community Renewable Energy Success Stories: Wind Energy in Urban  

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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?

439

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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James R. Thompson College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs  

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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

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

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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

442

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

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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.

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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

445

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

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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

446

Sustainable urban mobility : exploring the role of the built environment  

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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

447

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

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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

448

Effectiveness of speed trailers on low-speed urban roadways  

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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

449

Fusion of urban remote image based on multi-characteristics  

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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

450

On Sonification of Place: Psychosonography and Urban Portrait*  

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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

451

A review of urban computing for mobile phone traces  

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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

452

Threat-aware Path Planning in Uncertain Urban Environments  

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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

453

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

454

An urban infill : a residual site in Boston  

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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

455

Urban mechanics : the parking garage as an instrument of legibility  

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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

456

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

457

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

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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

458

An urban ecosystem as a superposition of interrelated active media  

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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

459

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

460

Between external and internal space : an urban transition  

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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

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Seasonality of the Urban Heat Island Effect in Madison, Wisconsin  

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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

462

Urbanization and its implications for food and farming  

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...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

463

Architecture/landscape : an urban sanctuary on Boston Harbor  

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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

464

Viewing urban disruptions from a decision informatics perspective  

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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

465

The impacts of urbanization on endangered florida key deer  

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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

466

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

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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

467

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

468

Urban form and long-term fuel supply decline: A method to investigate the peak oil risks to essential activities  

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The issue of a peak in world oil supply has become a mainstream concern over the past several years. The petroleum geology models of post-peak oil production indicate supply declines from 1.5% to 6% per year. Travel requires fuel energy, but current transportation planning models do not include the impacts of constrained fuel supply on private travel demand. This research presents a method to assess the risk to activities due to a constrained fuel supply relative to projected unconstrained travel demand. The method assesses the probability of different levels of fuel supply over a given planning horizon, then calculates impact due to the energy supply not meeting the planning expectations. A new travel demand metric which characterizes trips as essential, necessary, and optional to wellbeing is used in the calculation. A case study explores four different urban forms developed from different future growth options for the urban development strategy of Christchurch, New Zealand to 2041. Probable fuel supply availability was calculated, and the risk to transport activities in the 2041 transport model was assessed. The results showed all the urban forms had significantly reduced trip numbers and lower energy mode distributions from the current planning projections, but the risk to activities differed among the planning options. Density is clearly one of the mitigating factors, but density alone does not provide a solution to reduced energy demand. The method clearly shows how risk to participation in activities is lower for an urban form which has a high degree of human powered and public transport access to multiple options between residential and commercial/industrial/service destinations. This analysis has led to new thinking about adaptation and reorganization of urban forms as a strategy for energy demand reduction rather than just densification.

Susan Krumdieck; Shannon Page; André Dantas

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Political participation and transformation in urban China, 1993 and 2002  

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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

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

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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

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Faculty perceptions of presidential leadership in urban school reform  

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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

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Nesting ecology of mourning doves in changing urban landscapes  

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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

473

Leadership Development Catalog  

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by effectively setting goals and focusing on top priorities. Awaken their higher human brain to play its proper leadership role in setting a clear mission and eliminating the...

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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

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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

476

Development of A GIS for Integrated Ecosystem Assessments of Great Lakes Aquatic Resources  

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Development of A GIS for Integrated Ecosystem Assessments of Great Lakes Aquatic Resources Primary management and restoration strategies. Development of aquatic habitat databases and maps will eliminate stressors. A priority research area for NOAA's ecosystems observations program is to generate and manage

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Input to the FESAC Priorities Panel: RF Heating Technology Submitted by  

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plan for development of Fusion Energy. A strong program of Electron Cyclotron Heating Technology in plasma physics research. What is ECH Technology? Electron Cyclotron Heating (ECH) and Electron Cyclotron Current Drive (ECCD) are used for plasma heating and current drive at the electron cyclotron resonance

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Launching a 21st -Century Urban Vision  

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/Engagement Center (UROC). The UROC, a hybrid of the university's Regional Sustainable Development Partnerships

Amin, S. Massoud

479

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

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; 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

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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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A Cartesian Cable-Suspended Robot for improving end-users' mobility in an urban environment  

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Abstract In the near future, the flexibility and safety of robotic systems will allow them to interact directly with a patient without the need for an operator which will, at most, have to switch a system on or off. In this new scenario, end-users will have more chance of attaining enhanced independence and comfort in their daily life, even in outdoor activities, by using a simple and safe technology. In this paper we propose Cable System for Improving Mobility (CaSIMo), which has been developed with the aim of improving the mobility of end-users in an urban environment as regards traversing architectural barriers like canals or roads, when classical solutions such as bridges cannot be adopted. The cable system has been developed for large-scale handling (or aiding transfer) for applications in urban, civil and naval environments. The main issue of the system proposed, which belongs to the class of Cartesian Cable-Suspended Robots (CCSR), is that it can provide translational motion of the suspended end-effector, and may thus be considered well suited to a number of applications including that proposed herein. In this paper we focus our attention on a spatial version designed to improve the mobility of end-users in an urban environment. In particular, modeling for kinetostatic and dynamic analyses are proposed and discussed. The proposed system does not require structures of large dimensions, and its environmental impact can thus be greatly reduced with regard to other analogous devices. Moreover, it has a low-cost design if compared to other systems such as bridges, and can be installed and removed relatively easily. A laboratory prototype of the planar version has been built for experimental tests. Dynamic simulations of the large-scale spatial version have been reported to show the engineering significance of the proposed design in both nominal operation and critical conditions, i.e. in the case of a cable breaking.

Gianni Castelli; Erika Ottaviano; Pierluigi Rea

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

482

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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Curriculum Committee Member Service Description To assist in the setting of priorities and in assessment of the needs of the 4-H program.  

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guidelines and policies of University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension 4-H (UNHCE4H) and the county1 Curriculum Committee Member Service Description Purpose To assist in the setting of priorities are limited to the scope of the duties defined in this service description. Committees are advisory

New Hampshire, University of

484

Achieving sustainable urban transport mobility in post peak oil era  

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Peak oil is the term used to describe the point at which global oil production will peak and thereafter start to decline. Recognising that transport uses a significant portion of global energy, the shortage of fossil fuel in post peak oil era will pose a global challenge in the transport sector. The paper presents an assessment of international research to illustrate the possible time frame of peak oil. It investigates the key implications of the oil shortage that threaten to render the urban transport system of Australia ineffective. Synthesis of documented research evidence suggests three major implications in the urban transport sector: (1) a reduction of mobility for individuals, (2) an increase of transport disadvantage, and (3) a disruption of urban freight movement. In addition, the paper explores strategies to cope with the devastating effects of the shortage of the fossil fuel in the post peak oil era. A number of strategies to achieve sustainable mobility in the future urban transport system are presented. These strategies are summarised into three main themes: (1) a mode shift to alternate transport modes, (2) an integration of land use and transport planning, and (3) a global technical effort for alternate fuels and vehicles. It is expected that a concerted global effort in this regard can have a far-reaching effect in achieving sustainability in urban transport mobility.

Md Aftabuzzaman; Ehsan Mazloumi

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

485

Climate research priorities in the DOE CO/sub 2/ program  

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A four-pronged approach to considering the climate aspects of the CO/sub 2/ issue has been developed. First, a variety of climate models are being improved, particularly in terms of their representation of the oceans, so that their simulation of the regional and temporal response to increasing CO/sub 2/ can be made more realistic. Second, past climatic situations, particularly warm periods, are being studied as possible analogs for the warmer conditions that increased CO/sub 2/ concentrations are expected to induce. Third, the results of model and past climate studies will be combined so that comprehensive scenarios can be assembled for use in assessment studies. Finally, a research program is being developed that will seek early evidence to determine whether the climate is responding to increasing CO/sub 2/. Present results indicate that the climatic change from doubled CO/sub 2/ will be greater than 1.5/sup 0/K, but that identifying evidence of such changes in the next twenty years will be difficult unless past climate variations and their causes are better understood.

MacCracken, M.C.

1981-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

486

Combining human preference and biodiversity priorities for marine protected area site selection in Sabah, Malaysia  

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Abstract High human reliance on marine resources in developing countries is a challenge for implementing marine protected areas, which usually seek to limit or restrict fishing in selected areas. Fishers’ spatial preferences should be considered during the site selection process, but biodiversity considerations are generally the primary focus. The Protected Area Suitability Index (PASI) is a fuzzy logic spatial planning tool that combines human preferences and conservation criteria to assess the suitability of marine sites for being protected from fishing and other extractive use. We apply the PASI in zoning a marine sanctuary in Sabah, Malaysia, with the objectives of (i) assessing the PASI’s ability to capture fishers’ spatial preferences; and (ii) comparing the nuances of community based and fuzzy logic approaches in spatial planning. There was overlap in sites chosen for protection by both approaches, and multi-dimensional scaling results suggest that the PASI captures fishers’ preferences. Community consultations enable direct integration of local knowledge to fill gaps in scientific knowledge, but can be time consuming and expensive. The PASI is an alternative to data and labour intensive conservation planning tools that are currently available, and can be particularly useful for zoning marine protected areas in data poor developing countries where conservation requires quick action.

Lydia C.L. Teh; Louise S.L. Teh; Robecca Jumin

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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OE Power Systems Engineering Research & Development Program Partnerships |  

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Mission » Power Systems Engineering Research and Development » OE Mission » Power Systems Engineering Research and Development » OE Power Systems Engineering Research & Development Program Partnerships OE Power Systems Engineering Research & Development Program Partnerships The OE Power Systems Research and Development Program engages a broad group of stakeholders in program planning, identification of high-priority technology gap areas, and joint participation in research, development, demonstration, and deployment activities. The partnerships involve: Partnerships with Other Federal Programs Federal partnerships include participation with the Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) to promote and install distributed energy systems at Federal facilities; the Office of Energy Assurance and the Department of

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Rural Direct and Counter-cyclical Payments and Their Impact in a Rural-urban Perspective (A Case in Oklahoma).  

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??The total value of goods and services traded between rural and urban Oklahoma is estimated around 7.42 billion in 2008. Rural Oklahoma supplied urban Oklahoma… (more)

Tegegne, Eyosiyas L.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Primary Condition of Bicycle Microcirculation System Benign Operation in Urban: Taking Hangzhou and Beijing for Example  

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With increasingly fast urbanization process, motorization makes urban traffic crowded and air pollution. Considering about environmental protection and trip, the application of bicycle microcirculation system ...

Hao Wu; Xiao You

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

490

Information resources for assessing health effects from chemical exposure: Challenges, priorities, and future issues  

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Issues related to developing information resources for assessing the health effects from chemical exposure include the question of how to address the individual political issues relevant to identifying and determining the timeliness, scientific credibility, and completeness of such kinds of information resources. One of the important ways for agencies to share information is through connection tables. This type of software is presently being used to build information products for some DHHS agencies. One of the challenges will be to convince vendors of data of the importance of trying to make data files available to communities that need them. In the future, information processing will be conducted with neural networks, object-oriented database management systems, and fuzzy-set technologies, and meta analysis techniques.

Seigel, S. [National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, MD (United States)

1990-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

491

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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Interpreting a contemporary urban vernacular for cities : --the case of Delhi  

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The broad aim of this thesis is to investigate whether the regulatory environment in an urban setting can be utilized to nurture appropriate urban forms. The word 'form' here includes both physical characteristics, and the ...

Roy, Avik

1988-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Wind Direction Dependence of Atmospheric Boundary Layer Turbulence Parameters in the Urban Roughness Sublayer  

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A variety of atmospheric boundary layer parameters are examined as a function of wind direction in both urban and suburban settings in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, derived from measurements during the Joint Urban 2003 field campaign. Heterogeneous ...

Cheryl Klipp

2007-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

494

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

495

Rediscovering the River Bièvre : the feasibility of restoring ecological functions in an urban stream  

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The Bièvre's 36-kilometer course stretches from the southwest of Paris near Satin-Quentin-en- Yvelines through numerous towns before disappearing into the urban hydraulic network upon its approach to Paris's dense urban ...

Simpson, Jacob T., 1978-

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Hydrologic and Ecological Effects of Watershed Urbanization: Implication for Watershed Management in Hillslope Regions  

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In this study, I examined the effect of watershed urbanization on the invasion of alien woody species in riparian forests. This study was conducted in three major steps: 1) estimating the degree of watershed urbanization using impervious surface...

Sung, Chan Yong

2011-08-08T23:59:59.000Z

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"Table HC8.10 Home Appliances Usage Indicators by Urban/Rural...  

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

0 Home Appliances Usage Indicators by UrbanRural Location, 2005" " Million U.S. Housing Units" ,,"UrbanRural Location (as Self-Reported)" ,"Housing Units (millions)" "Home...

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Urban co-existence : a new typology for transit exchange in an automobile dominated city  

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Delineated by the reign of the automobile, the urban fabric of Los Angeles is a landscape of superblocks, six lane highways, and an abundance of parking lots. These residual urban voids intensify the spatial chasm between ...

Cho, Shani Eunjin

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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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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Building upon ruins : the evolution of an urban artifact from infrastructure to public space  

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A thesis is about what architecture can be. In my thesis I propose that urban infrastructure built in the late nineteenth-century, can be the foundation for urban public space in the late twentieth-century. I propose that ...

Passavanti, Lenore Antonia

1994-01-01T23:59:59.000Z