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  1. Proposed IMS infrastructure improvement project, Seward, Alaska. Final environmental impact statement

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    1994-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

    This Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) examines a proposal for improvements at the existing University of Alaska, Fairbanks, Institute of Marine Science (IMS), Seward Marine Center. The Exxon Valdez Oil Spill (EVOS) Trustee Council is proposing to improve the existing research infrastructure to enhance the EVOS Trustee Council`s capabilities to study and rehabilitate marine mammals, marine birds, and the ecosystem injured by the Exxon Valdez oil spill. The analysis in this document focuses on the effects associated with construction and operation of the proposed project and its proposed alternatives. The EIS gives a detailed description of all major elements of the proposed project and its alternatives; identifies resources of major concern that were raised during the scoping process; describes the environmental background conditions of those resources; defines and analyzes the potential effects of the proposed project and its alternatives on these conditions; and identifies mitigating measures that are part of the project design as well as those proposed to minimize or reduce the adverse effects. Included in the EIS are written and oral comments received during the public comment period.

  2. Speaker Bios: Lachlan Seward | Department of Energy

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  3. Bill Valdez | Department of Energy

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  4. Curriculum Vitae Lucy M. Palmer LUCY M. PALMER

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    Bern, Universität

    pyramidal neurons using voltage sensitive dyes. Australian Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, Sydney, NSW pyramidal neurons. J. Neurosci. 26(6): 1854-63. Palmer. L, Deffenbaugh. M, Mensinger. A. 2005. Sensitivity and Stuart. G. J. 2008. Initiation and propagation of action potentials in cerebellar Purkinje cells studied

  5. City of Seward, Alaska (Utility Company) | Open Energy Information

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  6. City of Seward, Kansas (Utility Company) | Open Energy Information

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  7. City of Seward, Nebraska (Utility Company) | Open Energy Information

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  8. Helium and mercury in the central Seward Peninsula

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    Wescott, E.; Ruscetta, C.A.; Foley, D. (eds.)

    1981-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

    The central Seward Peninsula, Alaska, has one Known Geothermal Resource Area (KGRA) at Pilgrim Springs, and has recent volcanic flows, fault systems, topographic and tectonic features which can be explained by a rift model. As part of a geothermal reconnaissance of the area we used helium and mercury concentrations in soil as indicators of geothermal resources. The largest helium concentrations were found in the vicinity of the Pilgrims Springs KGRA, and indicate prime drilling sites. Five profile lines were run across the suspected rift system. Significant helium anomalies were found on several of the traverses, where future exploration might be concentrated. Mercury values showed a great range of variability on the traverses, and seem unreliable as geothermal indicators except in the vicinity of the Pilgrim Springs. Permafrost at the surface resulting in variations in sampling depth may contribute to the mercury variations.

  9. Future Cooling Experiments R. B. Palmer (BNL)

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    McDonald, Kirk

    Future Cooling Experiments R. B. Palmer (BNL) FNAL June 13 2008 1 #12;Short Term 6D cooling Experiments Demonstrate 6D cooling without acceleration using a wedge at MICE Tracks can be selected off lineH or polyethylene wedge will show 6D cooling Later re-acceleration can be included 2 #12;Long Term 6D Cooling

  10. Palmer, Massachusetts: Energy Resources | Open Energy Information

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  11. DESALINATION IN AUSTRALIA: THE FACTS By NCEDA CEO Neil Palmer

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    of Western Australia studies of the Kwinana plant in Cockburn Sound. Australia's desal plants continue in Western Australia, and Adelaide's water in South Australia will be supplied by desalination as their newDESALINATION IN AUSTRALIA: THE FACTS By NCEDA CEO Neil Palmer Desalination has an increasingly

  12. Geochemical maps showing the distribution and abundance of selected elements in stream-sediment samples, Solomon and Bendeleben 1 degree by 3 degree quadrangles, Seward Peninsula, Alaska

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    Smith, S.C.; King, H.D.; O'Leary, R.M.

    1989-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Geochemical maps showing the distribution and abundance of selected elements in stream-sediment samples, Solomon and Bendeleben 1{degree} by 3{degree} quadrangles, Seward Peninsula, Alaska is presented.

  13. Palmer Lake, Colorado: Energy Resources | Open Energy Information

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  14. Uranium hydrogeochemical and stream sediment reconnaissance of the Valdez NTMS Quadrangle, Alaska

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    1981-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

    This report presents results of a Hydrogeochemical and Stream Sediment Reconnaissance (HSSR) of the Valdez NTMS quadrangle, Alaska. In addition to this abbreviated data release, more complete data are available to the public in machine-readable form through the Grand Junction Office Information System (GJOIS) at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL). Presented in this data release are location data, field analyses, and laboratory analyses of several different sample media. For the sake of brevity, many field site observations have not been included in this volume. These data are, however, available on the magnetic tape. Appendices A to D describe the sample media and summarize the analytical results for each medium. The data were subsetted by one of the Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) sorting programs of Zinkl and others (1981a) into groups of stream sediment, lake sediment, stream water, lake water, and ground water samples.

  15. Learning Grasp Affordances with Variable Tool Point Offsets Thomas J. Palmer and Andrew H. Fagg

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    Fagg, Andrew H.

    Learning Grasp Affordances with Variable Tool Point Offsets Thomas J. Palmer and Andrew H. Fagg.D. student and University of Oklahoma Foun- dation Fellow, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK 73019, USA, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK 73019, USA fagg@cs.ou.edu In this paper, we examine the grasp affordance

  16. MUON COLLIDER PROGRESS Robert B. Palmer (BNL, Upton, Long Island, New York)

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    McDonald, Kirk

    MUON COLLIDER PROGRESS Robert B. Palmer (BNL, Upton, Long Island, New York) Abstract A complete scheme for muon production, cooling, ac- celeration and storage in a collider ring is presented. Pa and phase rotation yields bunch trains of both muon signs. Six di- mensional cooling reduces

  17. Unlike PAHs from Exxon Valdez crude oil, PAHs from Gulf of Alaska coals are not readily bioavailable

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    Halambage Upul Deepthike; Robin Tecon; Gerry van Kooten; Jan Roelof van der Meer; Hauke Harms; Mona Wells; Jeffrey Short [Tennessee Technological University, Cookeville, TN (United States). Department of Chemistry

    2009-08-15T23:59:59.000Z

    In the wake of the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill, spatially and temporally spill-correlated biological effects consistent with polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (PAH) exposure were observed. Some works have proposed that confounding sources from local source rocks, prominently coals, are the provenance of the PAHs. Representative coal deposits along the southeast Alaskan coast (Kulthieth Formation) were sampled and fully characterized chemically and geologically. The coals have variable but high total organic carbon content, technically classifying as coals and coaly shale, and highly varying PAH contents. Even for coals with high PAH content (4000 ppm total PAHs), a PAH-sensitive bacterial biosensor demonstrates nondetectable bioavailability as quantified, based on naphthalene as a test calibrant. These results are consistent with studies indicating that materials such as coals strongly diminish the bioavailability of hydrophobic organic compounds and support previous work suggesting that hydrocarbons associated with the regional background in northern Gulf of Alaska marine sediments are not appreciably bioavailable. 44 refs., 4 figs., 2 tabs.

  18. 384 BULLETIN OF THE UNITED STATES FISH COMMISSION. Question 9. Mr. Palmer says they are not good for pond culture ; isit

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    -mouthed black bass a large number of young fish of shape entirely unknown iu these regions-small fish of a pitch384 BULLETIN OF THE UNITED STATES FISH COMMISSION. Question 9. Mr. Palmer says they are not good pork ; in June, the artificial fly; in the winter, a small liv- ing fish. lSQ.--KEPORT O N BLAOlL EA88

  19. Simulation study of the effect of well spacing, effect of permeability anisotropy, and effect of Palmer and Mansoori model on coalbed methane production

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    Zulkarnain, Ismail

    2006-04-12T23:59:59.000Z

    . This permeability anisotropy tends to create a preferential flow. In facts, the permeability has impacts on the coal bed methane production. One of the well known impacts is the drainage pattern shape. 1.4 Cleats Compression and Matrix Shrinkage Effect (Palmer.... This theory, in facts, has impacts on coal bed methane production. Because the matrix shrinkage phenomenon tends to develop permeability rebound at lower pressure. It might also have implications for enhanced coal bed methane recovery such as CO2...

  20. Palmer-IO.ppt

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  1. Seward, Alaska: Energy Resources | Open Energy Information

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  2. Microsoft Word - ATVMLP BIO_Seward.doc

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  3. Sarina Amin 1, BS, Ricardo Argueta, MD 2, Monica Olsen, CCP 2, Moui Nguyen, CCP 2, Hamish Munro, MD 1,2, and William DeCampli, MD, PhD 1,2 University of Central Florida College of Medicine 1, The Congenital Heart Institute at Arnold Palmer Hospital for Ch

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    Wu, Shin-Tson

    , The Congenital Heart Institute at Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children 2, Orlando, FL The Effects of Phentolamine INTRODUCTION The mortality rate of neonates undergoing cardiac surgery for repair of congenital heart defects congenital heart defects in neonates. REFERENCES 1. Myung R, Petko M, Judkins A, Schears G, Ittenbach R

  4. Curriculum Vitae Margaret A. Palmer

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    Gruner, Daniel S.

    and climate change; environmental impacts of mining IV. AWARDS AND SPECIAL RECOGNITION 2012 Fellow, Ecological of Entomology, University of Maryland 1999-00 Director, Ecology Program, National Science Foundation 1997 Professor of Biology, Wabash College III. AREAS OF PROFESSIONAL EXPERTISE Restoration ecology, stream

  5. Employee Spotlight: José Valdez

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  6. Microsoft PowerPoint - Copy of Valdez

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  7. Employee Spotlight: José Valdez

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  8. area seward peninsula: Topics by E-print Network

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    Also known as the Ogallala aquifer A water table aquifer Nearsurface sand and gravel deposits are formed as alluvium deposited Pan, Feifei 323 Opportunistic...

  9. Seward County, Kansas: Energy Resources | Open Energy Information

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  11. Seward County Rrl Pub Pwr Dist | Open Energy Information

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  12. Equilibria for anisotropic bending energies Bennett Palmer

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    's investigation of the Chladni plates in the nineteenth century. More recently, the bending energy has been

  13. A Pleistocene Clone of Palmers Oak Persisting in Southern California

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    May, Michael R; Provence, Mitchell C; Sanders, Andrew C; Ellstrand, Norman C; Ross-Ibarra, Jeffrey

    2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    the wild radish, Raphanus sativus. The American Naturalistin wild radish, Raphanus sativus. The American Naturalist

  14. A Pleistocene Clone of Palmers Oak Persisting in Southern California

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    May, Michael R; Provence, Mitchell C; Sanders, Andrew C; Ellstrand, Norman C; Ross-Ibarra, Jeffrey

    2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    in western North American aspen (Populus tremuloides).genetic evidence of a giant aspen clone in central Utah.

  15. alaska exxon valdez: Topics by E-print Network

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    growth to climate variability in interior Alaska Andrea is to determine the climatic controls over the growth of white spruce (Picea glauca (Moench) Voss) at the warmest...

  16. Microsoft PowerPoint - ATVMLP Talking Points_120508 (Seward-Battershel-McMillen)

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  17. Palmer Junior Middle School AEIN Logic Model Who are we?

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    Pantaleone, Jim

    students to perform and learn to the best of their ability. We support and make meaningful connections are more receptive to classroom visits from peers. We are creating our own learning for credit Focused the stage for more open, honest dialogue focused on student data and allowed conversations to be directed

  18. Target Ideas R. Palmer 2/10/01

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    McDonald, Kirk

    on the assumption that the previous beam puls had fully disrupted the jet all the way back to the nozzle of filling from the jet. The drain would only be opened when emptying the contaiment for its removal. radii(cm) length (cm) Be Window Target containment Shielding Shielding Fe Fe Fe Fe 0 250 500 -50 -25 0 25 50 Drain

  19. Palmer Taylor PhD David Adler Pharm.D.

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    Gleeson, Joseph G.

    -716,1335-39 RA and Gout Methotrexate, Hydroxychloroquin, Penicillamine Lafranchise/ Webb 1411-12. 1033-35, 1771

  20. PLANT ANIMAL INTERACTIONS Christopher M. Swan Margaret A. Palmer

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    Palmer, Margaret A.

    have been reported to deviate con- siderably from predictions based on single-species decay estimates- derived leaf litter for energy (Wallace et al. 1997; Wal- lace et al. 1999; Hall et al. 2001

  1. ANISOTROPIC SURFACE ENERGY MIYUKI KOISO AND BENNETT PALMER

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    concerning free boundary problems for free anisotropic surface energies. The boundary terms contain wetting = 0 characterizes critical points of the free energy. Recall that the algebraic volume enclosed points of the free energy with the algebraic volume enclosed by the surface constrained to be a constant

  2. Chemistry Publications 2007 1. Palmer, MH; Walker, IC

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    interaction methods CHEMICAL PHYSICS, 2007, 340, 158-170 2. Leyva-Bailen, P; Powell, AV; Vaqueiro, P acid bases JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL PHYSICS, 2007, 127, 174309 4. Smith, KJ; Baillie, GS; Hyde, EI; Li, X

  3. A note from CEE Department Head, Dr. Richard Palmer Celebrating our Achievements

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    Mountziaris, T. J.

    topics that will have direct impact on the field of Civil and Environmental Engineering. We look forward. Universities and Civil and Environmental Engineering departments braced for potential cuts to funding. Many lectures. 2009's History and Heritage Lecture, organized by Assistant Professor Sanjay Arwade

  4. Richard Palmer1, Austin Polebitski2, Eset Alemu3, and Bruce Meaker4

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    Nagurney, Anna

    Incorporates variation in streamflow, energy prices and environmental flow requirements Used to develop Costs ($$$) for customer base Use retrospective hydrologic and energy price forecasts to drive DSS Developed multi-objective optimization model (large scale linear program) Results indicated that the 16

  5. NREL's 91-Year-Old Palmer Carlin-a Wind Energy Pioneer - News Feature |

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  6. NREL's 91-Year-Old Palmer Carlin-a Wind Energy Pioneer | Department of

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  7. Anisotropic capillary surfaces with wetting energy By MIYUKI KOISO and BENNETT PALMER

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    with the work of Laplace, Young, Gauss, Rayleigh and others. When immiscible materials come into contact) : S2 is the Gauss map of X, and d is the area form of the induced metric. We will assume that F to the constant coefficient case . It is known that the energy F appearing in (1) possesses a canonical critical

  8. Melanie Palmer, Rob Sullivan, John Bilberry LA-UR-13-25961 Overview

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  9. BioenergizeME Virtual Science Fair: Algae Biofuel

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    This infographic was created by students from Seward HS in Seward, AK, as part of the U.S. Department of Energy-BioenergizeME Infographic Challenge. The BioenergizeME Infographic Challenge...

  10. Transport and Pathogenicity of Salmonella enterica Subspecies in Groundwater: In vitro, in vivo, and in silico

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    Haznedaroglu, Berat Zeki

    2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    using a peristaltic pump (Cole- Palmer, Vernon Hills, IL).using a peristaltic pump (Cole-Palmer, Vernon Hills, IL).

  11. UNIVERSIT PARIS 1 PANTHON-SORBONNE cole Doctorale d'Arts Plastiques, Esthtique et Sciences de l'Art (APESA)

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    plastiques Auteure : Esmeralda MANCILLA VALDEZ Titre de la thse : POUR UN ART BIOCRITIQUE : SEXUALIT ET

  12. Exploring the relationship between traffic-related pollutants, adverse birth outcomes, and asthma

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    DirectorGeoff Lomax, Research Director Mimi Johnson, Program CoordinatorMimi Johnson, Program Coordinator, CEHTPCraig Wolff, MS Eng, IT/GIS Manager, CEHTP Samuel Valdez, IT/GIS Technician, CEHTPSamuel Valdez, IT

  13. Oil biodegradation and bioremediation: A tale of the two worst spills in U.S. history

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    Atlas, R.M.

    2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Costa, C. F. EPAs Alaska oil spill bioremediation project.for the Exxon Valdez oil spill. Nature 1994, 368, 413418.from the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser.

  14. Variational and scale mixture representations of non- Gaussian densities for estimation in the Bayesian Linear Model : sparse coding, independent component analysis, and minimum entropy segmentation

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    Palmer, Jason Allan

    2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    and Control) by Jason Allan Palmer Committee in charge:Vasconcelos Copyright Jason Allan Palmer, 2006 All rightsThe dissertation of Jason Allan Palmer is approved, and it

  15. Investigation of the utility of the vegetation condition index (VCI) as an indicator of drought

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    Ganesh, Srinivasan

    2009-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

    The relationship between the satellite-based Vegetation Condition Index (VCI) and frequently used agricultural drought indices like Palmer Drought Severity Index, Palmers Z-index, Standard Precipitation Index, percent normal and deciles...

  16. Staff Longevity and Awards Ceremony

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    School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences -- Seward Marine Center Dolores Baker of Arctic Biology Melody Hughes Cooperative Extension Service Donavan Kienenberger

  17. Texas Automated Buoy System Sustainable Ocean Observations to Help Protect the Environment

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    of Campeche in the Gulf of Mexico. Some were too young to remember the Exxon Valdez disaster in 1989

  18. Department of Criminal Justice Indiana University

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    Indiana University

    in Bhopal, India; Exxon Valdez oil spill in Alaska; BP Deep horizon spill in the Gulf, Japanese earthquake

  19. Agronomy Notes Aug 2011 Volume 35:8

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    Watson, Craig A.

    and Pesticides: Palmer Amaranth Wiper ........................................Page 7 Chemical Fallow on Muck

  20. eyeDentify: Multimedia Cyber Foraging from a Smartphone Roelof Kemp, Nicholas Palmer, Thilo Kielmann, Frank Seinstra, Niels Drost, Jason Maassen and Henri Bal

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    Seinstra, Frank J.

    whilst decreasing its energy usage. Keywords-content analysis; object recognition; mobile; mid- dleware challenging, energy capacity). Smartphone applications that require extensive computation typically offload resources such as laptops, desktops and home servers, or to public resources including clouds [12

  1. Structured epitaxial graphene: growth and properties Yike Hu1, Ming Ruan1, Zelei Guo1, Rui Dong1, James Palmer1, John Hankinson1,

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    1 Structured epitaxial graphene: growth and properties Yike Hu1 Abstract Graphene is generally considered to be a strong candidate to succeed. Currently demonstrated viable graphene devices are essentially limited to micron

  2. Energy Recycling from Multi-GHz Clocks using Fully Integrated Switching Converters M. Alimadadi, S. Sheikhaei, G. Lemieux, S. Mirabbasi, W. Dunford, P. Palmer

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    Lemieux, Guy

    circuit in a regulated fashion. This redeployment reduces the total current draw from the primary supply in operating frequency [1]. As a result, a large fraction of the total energy budget is used by the high is the efficient generation of an on-chip voltage supply which differs from the level offered by the primary supply

  3. Energy Recovery from High-frequency Clocks using DC-DC Converters M. Alimadadi, S. Sheikhaei, G. Lemieux, S. Mirabbasi, W. Dunford, P. Palmer.

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    Lemieux, Guy

    . The redeployment reduces the total current draw from the primary supply. We call this concept energy recycling [4 with an increase in operating frequency. As a result, a large fraction of the total energy budget is used is the efficient generation of an on-chip voltage supply which differs from the level offered by the primary supply

  4. Simulation study of the effect of well spacing, effect of permeability anisotropy, and effect of Palmer and Mansoori model on coalbed methane production

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    Zulkarnain, Ismail

    2006-04-12T23:59:59.000Z

    Interference for adjacent wells may be beneficial to Coalbed-Methane production. The effect is the acceleration of de-watering which should lead to earlier and higher gas rate peaks. It is inherent that permeability ...

  5. Train directions from Newark Airport to Nassau Inn or Palmer House Hotel Train is the most convenient way to get to Princeton from EWR. From the terminals at

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    convenient way to get to Princeton from EWR. From the terminals at Newark there is a free "Airtrain" monorail

  6. 10/17/2013 A+F Share\\progress card\\01Final_OfficeofAdmin v3 Annual Performance Increase/Decrease

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    Azevedo, Ricardo

    Experience - ARAMARK Survey (range is 0-6, with 6 the highest score) Esmeralda Valdez Deborah Davis 4.66 4.63 4.78 5.00 5.09 5.10 0 0 2.b. Food Quality - ARAMARK Survey Esmeralda Valdez Deborah Davis 4.45 4.56 4.55 4.85 4.92 4.85 0 0 2.e. Meal Plans - Number of Students Enrolled Esmeralda Valdez Deborah Davis

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    adjusted with unknown authors 2012-01-01 308 Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Statemederal Natural Resource Damage Assessment Final Report Fish Histopathology Damage Assessment after the...

  8. 2006 National Marine Fisheries Service Registered Tanner List For further information, please contact Agent Les Cockreham in the NMFS Enforcement Anchorage Office at (907) 271-3021 or

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    Road Juneau Alaska, 99801 Jacob Gary Alpha Fur Dressing 11211 Old Seward Highway Anchorage Alaska, 99515 Stewart Richard The Bear's Den 4828 Palermo Drive, 1 S.W. Olympia Washington, 98502 Murray Remie P

  9. How sensitive is tropospheric oxidation to anthropogenic emissions? Oliver Wild1

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    Palmer, Paul

    How sensitive is tropospheric oxidation to anthropogenic emissions? Oliver Wild1 and Paul I. Palmer regime. Citation: Wild, O., and P. I. Palmer (2008), How sensitive is tropospheric oxidation

  10. Systematic Botany (2005), 30(2): pp. 424434 Copyright 2005 by the American Society of Plant Taxonomists

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    Spooner, David

    and sequence data (Spooner et al. 1993; Bohs and Olmstead 1997, 1999; Olmstead and Palmer 1997; Olm- stead et

  11. Temporal Coordination and Adaptation to Rate Change in Music Performance

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    Cottrell, Garrison W.

    with both simple and complex rhythmic sequences (e.g., Large & Kolen, 1994; Large & Palmer, 2002; Mates

  12. The Palomar Testbed Interferometer M. M. Colavita 1 , J. K. Wallace 1 , B. E. Hines 1 , Y. Gursel 1 , F. Malbet 1;3 D. L. Palmer 1 , X. P.

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    been through measurement of radial velocities (Mayor & Queloz 1995). This technique senses the doppler. A complementary technique to radial velocities is astrometry, which measures the wobble in the position of a star Subject headings: atmospheric effects, instrumentation: detectors, instrumentation: interferometers

  13. Reflections on Environmental Liability Schemes in the United States and European Union: Limitations and Prospects for Improvement

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    Ashford, Nicholas

    2010-05-27T23:59:59.000Z

    We are constantly confronted with cases of severe damage to the environment resulting from human acts. High profile cases capture the international communitys attention briefly such as the infamous 1989 Exxon Valdez oil ...

  14. Velarde students score in RoboRAVE International at first try

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    score in RoboRAVE International at first try Competitors came from as far away as China and the Czech Republic June 1, 2015 Dylan Valdez, Aubriana Duran, Caitlin Hice and...

  15. The evolution prospects of the post-OPA90 Alaskan Oil Trade

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    Fox, Matthew Ryan

    2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    In response to the grounding of the Exxon Valdez on March 24, 1989, the United States Congress enacted the Oil Pollution Act of 1990, a series of regulations requiring technical and operational changes in tank vessels ...

  16. U.S. Department of the Interior U.S. Geological Survey

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    Torgersen, Christian

    ). Solomon Gulch at top of Falls near Valdez, Alaska, Oct. 2010. Minor flood stage from Solomon Lake spill, Wyoming, Oct. 2006. Photograph by Melanie L. Clark, USGS. The Blue Marble. Image by NASA Goddard Space

  17. Oil biodegradation and bioremediation: A tale of the two worst spills in U.S. history

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    Atlas, R.M.

    2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    EPAs Alaska oil spill bioremediation project. Environ. Sci.R. M. Effectiveness of bioremediation for the Exxon ValdezJ. B. ; Atlas, R. Bioremediation for Shoreline Cleanup

  18. Miniature fuel-cell system complete with on-demand fuel and oxidant supply

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    Hur, JI; Kim, CJ

    2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    fuel cell development, Energy, vol. 31, pp. 636-649,and T. I. Valdez, High-energy portable fuel cell powerSomavat and V. Namboodiri, Energy consumption of personal

  19. Oil biodegradation and bioremediation: A tale of the two worst spills in U.S. history

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    Atlas, R.M.

    2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    degradation of the BP Deepwater Horizon Spill in the Gulf ofcomparison to the BP Deepwater Horizon spill in the popularExxon Valdez and BP Deepwater Horizon spills, are natural

  20. Advanced Qualification of Additive Manufacturing Workshop

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    Switzerland Dr. Lyle Levine - NIST Prof. Jyoti Mazumder - University of Michigan Dr. Kalman Migler - NIST Prof. Pan Michaleris - Penn State University Prof. Todd Palmer - Penn...

  1. Floodplain restoration planning for a changing climate:Coupling flow dynamics with ecosystem benefits

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    Matella, Mary

    2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    500-2009-050-D 68 p. Diefenderfer, H. L. , R. M. Thom, G. E.cumulative effects (Diefenderfer et al. 2011; Palmer et al.

  2. Floodplain restoration planning for a changing climate: Coupling flow dynamics with ecosystem benefits

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    Matella, Mary

    2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    500-2009-050-D 68 p. Diefenderfer, H. L. , R. M. Thom, G. E.cumulative effects (Diefenderfer et al. 2011; Palmer et al.

  3. Geocentrifuge Ongoing Research

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    the geocentrifuge experiement. Coupled Flow and Reactivity in Variably Saturated Porous Media Carl D. Palmer, and Earl D. Mattson, INL - Robert W. Smith, University of Idaho...

  4. Microsoft PowerPoint - ULTRA Annual Review Presentation-rev-7...

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    sensor technologies for monitoring a wide range of parameters in material and test reactors Participants Joshua Daw, Joy Rempe, and Joe Palmer**; Idaho National...

  5. CRN Course Title Hours Days Start Ends Location Instructor 10379 Tcgt 1530 A Global Sustainability

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    Hutcheon, James M.

    Hygiene and Ergonomic 3 16714 Tsec 5333 G 01F Industrial 2:15p Carroll Building Palmer, Nathan 14313 Tsec 5333 01F Industrial Hygiene 3 #12;

  6. atmospheric carbon monoxide: Topics by E-print Network

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    monoxide from fossil-fuel and biofuel combustion-fuel and- biofuel combustion sources in North America, Europe, Asia (including Indonesia and the Middle Palmer, Paul 14...

  7. Slide 1

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    William J. Palmer Chief, Hydropower Technical Center Savannah District March 11, 2014 BUILDING STRONG Hartwell Unit 3 Scope: Repair failed stator windings, analyze unit...

  8. nature methods | VOL.7 NO.4 | APRIL 2010 | 269 news and views

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    Cai, Long

    .B. & Palmer, A.E. Curr. Opin. Chem. Biol. 12, 60­65 (2008). 7. Cabantous, S., Terwilliger, T.C. & Waldo, G

  9. anisotropic surface gibbs: Topics by E-print Network

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    strain enhances the adatom Gong, Xingao 8 ANISOTROPIC SURFACE ENERGY MIYUKI KOISO AND BENNETT PALMER Mathematics Websites Summary: concerning free boundary problems for free...

  10. anisotropic surface plasmon-coupled: Topics by E-print Network

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    strain enhances the adatom Gong, Xingao 15 ANISOTROPIC SURFACE ENERGY MIYUKI KOISO AND BENNETT PALMER Mathematics Websites Summary: concerning free boundary problems for free...

  11. Climate VISION: Private Sector Initiatives: Magnesium: Resources...

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    Plant Assessments Greenhouse Gas Protocol (PDF 190 KB) Download Acrobat Reader Paper written by Bill Palmer, Cheminfo Services, Inc. Molten magnesium and its alloys are volatile...

  12. DOE Facility Management Contracts Facility Owner Contractor

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    Palmer 630-252-2127 Oak Ridge Environmental Management EM Bechtel Jacobs Co LLC 12181997 12312011 12312011 Environmental Mgmt 1998 http:www.oakridge.doe.govexternal...

  13. An Analysis of the Burrows-Wheeler Transform Giovanni Manzini

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    Manzini, Giovanni

    described by Burrows and Wheeler, which, despite its simplicity, outperforms the Gzip compressor. The second and compression; F.2.2 [Analysis of Algorithms and Problem Complexity]: Nonnumerical Analysis and Problems General of compression ratio, the commercial package Pkzip). More advanced BWT-based compressors, such as Bzip [Seward

  14. Lynette Adams Stephanie Bushey Georgiana Adkisson Hannah Butcher

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    Cinabro, David

    Cook Caitlin Blue Shauna Cook Shawn Bohn Benjamin Corona Bianca Bousamra Jason Cox Ryan Bozich Stefanie Tahrima Islam Tyler Gace John Gallo J Andrea Gaston Yolanda Jack Natheer Gellani Kerri Jansen Rachel Seward Enya Quain Paige Sickmiller Katarina Quain Daniel Siwka Firdaus Qureshi Talya Slaw Angela Smith R

  15. In the name of GodIn the name of God Porosity Development inPorosity Development in

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    Politècnica de Catalunya, Universitat

    Halocline (R. Palmer, 1985; Mylroie, 1988)(R. Palmer, 1985; Mylroie, 1988) nn Mixing zoneMixing zone (Smart et al., 1988; Sanford and Konikow, 1989)(Smart et al., 1988; Sanford and Konikow, 1989) #12;This zone al., 1991 (volume in cubic meter)1991 (volume in cubic meter) nn Caves point West caveCaves point

  16. Presented by How the Common Component

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    modeling GWACCAMOLE Bruce Palmer, PNNL Sparse linear algebra Sparskit-CCA Masha Sosonkina, Ames Lab CCA Palmer, PNNL #12;5 Managed by UT-Battelle for the U.S. Department of Energy CCA to combine previously Cary, Tech-X Corp. Cell biology VMCS (using ITAPS) Harold Trease, PNNL Chemistry GAMESS-CCA (NWChem

  17. Agenda preparers: The note at the bottom of this agenda to be used only for AM and PM refreshments -is not mandatory if you have an agenda which already indicates

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    with presenters 13:30 14:30 Zoltan ~ Cedric Chevalier, SNL 14:30 15:45 Global Arrays ~ Bruce Palmer, PNNL 15 ~ Manoj Krishnan, PNNL & B. Palmer, PNNL 18:15 18:45 Transfer to Faculty Club, UC Berkeley 18:45 21

  18. The Influence of Fire and Other Disturbance on Ericaceous Shrubs in Xeric Pine-Oak Forests of the Appalachian Mountains

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    Pipkin, Ashley

    2012-07-16T23:59:59.000Z

    were compared with Southern Pine Beetle (SPB) outbreaks and the Palmer Drought Severity Index. There were no significant correlations, but field observations suggest that SPB may be providing conditions suitable for Ericaceae establishment... for geography education. vii NOMENCLATURE JMP Statistical Software PDSI Palmer Drought Severity Index SPB Southern Pine Beetle spp. Species SPSS Statistical Software viii TABLE OF CONTENTS Page ABSTRACT...

  19. Journal of Applied Ecology 2005

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    Palmer, Margaret A.

    beneficial stream and river restoration. We propose five criteria that must be met for a river restoration ArticleEcological success in river restorationM. A. Palmer et al. FORUM Standards for ecologically successful river restoration M.A. PALMER,* E.S. BERNHARDT,* J. D. ALLAN, P.S. LAKE, G. ALEXANDER, S. BROOKS

  20. Please cite this article in press as: Palmer, M.A., et al., From ecosystems to ecosystem services: Stream restoration as ecological engineering. Ecol. Eng. (2013), http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoleng.2013.07.059

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    Palmer, Margaret A.

    : Stream restoration as ecological engineering. Ecol. Eng. (2013), http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoleng.2013.elsevier.com/locate/ecoleng From ecosystems to ecosystem services: Stream restoration as ecological engineering Margaret A. Palmera Article history: Available online xxx Keywords: Ecosystem services Streams Restoration Stormwater

  1. History and invention in the structure of Terra nostra by Carlos Fuentes

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    Valdez, Irma O

    1991-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    : Modern Languages HISTORIA E INVENCION EN LA ESTRUCTURA DE TERRA NOSTRA DE CARLOS FUENTES Tesis Por Irma O. Valdez Presentada a la Oficina de Estudios Graduados de Texas AKIM University En cumplimiento parcial de los requisitos para obtener el... an Garcia (Member) Victor Arizpe (Head of Department) May l991 ABSTRACT History and Invention in the Structure of T~rr ~N~r by Carlos Fuentes. (May 1991) Irma O. Valdez, B. A. , Normal Pablo Livas; M. A. , Normal Superior del Estado Chair...

  2. An investigation of the contact between the Oakville and Catahoula Formations in Grimes County, Texas

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    Sveter, Owen Douglas

    1969-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    University Directed by: Mr. Clay L. Seward The study investigated the contact between two Tertiary forma- tions, the Catahoula and the Oakville Formations. The area investi- gated was in Grimes County, Texas, near the city of Navasota. Twenty-two borings... were drilled in the area to obtain the necessary information. Laboratory methods such as Sand-Silt-Clay analysis, Calcium Carbonate Content analysis, and X-ray analysis of the clays, were used to investigate and describe the cores obtained from...

  3. Using Sediment Records to Determine Sources, Distribution, Bioavailability, and Potential Toxicity of Dioxins in the Houston Ship Channel: A Multi-proxy Approach

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    Seward, Shaya M.

    2012-07-16T23:59:59.000Z

    of Graduate Studies of Texas A&M University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of MASTER OF SCIENCE May 2010 Major Subject: Oceanography USING SEDIMENT RECORDS TO DETERMINE SOURCES, DISTRIBUTION..., BIOAVAILABILITY, AND POTENTIAL TOXICITY OF DIOXINS IN THE HOUSTON SHIP CHANNEL: A MULTI-PROXY APPROACH A Thesis by SHAYA MARIE SEWARD Submitted to the Office of Graduate Studies of Texas A&M University in partial fulfillment...

  4. PowerPoint Presentation

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    Influences on Geochemical Temperature Indicators Earl D. Mattson 1 , Robert W. Smith 2 , Ghanashayam Neupane 1 , Carl D. Palmer 2 , Yoshiko Fujita 1 , Travis L. McLing 1 ,...

  5. atlantic sturgeon acipenser: Topics by E-print Network

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    Hoey, and Joan E. Palmer. December 2007. NTIS Access No PB2008-107374. 205. U.S. Atlantic-Dibble, Heather Ludemann, Michael Ludwig, Sean McDermott, Jill Ortiz, Diane Rusanowsky,...

  6. Choice of Law: New Foundations

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    Guzman, Andrew

    2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    v. Arabian American Oil Co. (Aramco), 499 U.S. 244, 248 (Palmer, 16 U.S. 610 (1818). Aramco, 499 U.S. at 248 (quotingv. Arabian Oil Co. (Aramco). 114 In the Aramco case the

  7. Choice of Law: New Foundations

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    Guzman, Andrew T

    2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    v. Arabian American Oil Co. (Aramco), 499 U.S. 244, 248 (Palmer, 16 U.S. 610 (1818). Aramco, 499 U.S. at 248 ( uotingv. Arabian Oil Co. (Aramco). 112 In the Aramco case the

  8. Geological Society of America Bulletin doi: 10.1130/B31015.1

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    Roering, Joshua J.

    , Nicola J. Litchfield, Mark Quigley, Michael Marden, Josh J. catchment, East Coast North Island, New. Litchfield3 , Mark Quigley2 , Michael Marden4 , Josh J. Roering5 , and Alan S. Palmer6 1 Geologic Resources

  9. Microsoft Word - All Discounts updated April 2015

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    this discount offer. 4. All major holidays are exempted from this offer. Palmer Creek Carriage House 8156 Icicle Road Leavenworth, WA 98826 (509) 888-7247 or cell (509)...

  10. Post-apartheid transformations and population change around Dwesa-Cwebe nature reserve, South Africa

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    Fay, Derick A

    2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    and resettlement in South Africas Transkei. Ph.D. thesis.Cwebe nature reserves, South Africa. In: The rights andbased development on South Africas Wild Coast (eds. Palmer,

  11. Edgar Roulhac From: Edgar Roulhac

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    Niebur, Ernst

    Edgar Roulhac From: Edgar Roulhac Sent: Thursday, July 07, 2011 10:07 AM To: Sarah Steinberg; Julie Quails Cc: Edgar Roulhac; Lloyd Minor; Mathew Palmer; Tanika Craig-Speaks; PhilipTang Subject: FW

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    CHICAGO | WASHINGTON | NEW YORK | LAKE FOREST | ATLANTA | SAN FRANCISCO | ANN ARBOR Debra Ann Palmer 202.778.6439 dpalmer@schiffhardin.com 901 K STREET N.W. SUITE 700 WASHINGTON,...

  13. Bill O'Donnell Headquarters, Washingt

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    Rathbun, Julie A.

    - November 26, 1974 #12;-2- Don Wiseman, one of the men originally responsible for the hardware development of sensors ever designed and placed on the Moon. -more- #12;-4- Dr. Palmer Dyal, a NASA lunar investigator

  14. DEAN'S LIST HONORABLE MENTION Spring Semester 2013

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    Wong, Pak Kin

    Anderson, Riley Jake Angart, Samuel Gilbert Asaad, Abdullah Ali Ashton, Andrew Morris Ashton, David Yale Middleton Orendain, Adam M. Ormsby, Ashley T. Palmer, Karen Sue Papajohn, Daniel James Patterson, Scott

  15. DEAN'S LIST HONORABLE MENTION Spring Semester 2013

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    Wong, Pak Kin

    Falah A. Amaya Campa, Gladys C. Anderson, Riley Jake Asaad, Abdullah Ali Ashton, Andrew Morris Ashton, Adam M. Palmer, Karen Sue Peckler, Lauren T. Peterson, Beau Jeffrey Polin, Jorge Pritchard, Megan

  16. Massive disturbance of the daytime lower ionosphere by the giant g-ray flare from magnetar SGR 180620

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    California at Berkeley, University of

    . The perturbations of the 21.4 kHz NPM (Lualualei, Hawaii) signal observed at PA (Palmer Station, Antarctica. 2. Observations [5] The amplitude/phase of NPM signal at PA (the entire >12 Mm path illuminated by g

  17. Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences in collaboration with the

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    Chair: Jonathan Leake (Science & Environment Editor, The Sunday Times). Panel: Tim Lenton (Earth System Modelling, University of East Anglia); Tim Palmer; Vicky Pope (Head of Climate Change Advice, the Met Office

  18. Development of indices for agricultural drought monitoring using a spatially distributed hydrologic model

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    Narasimhan, Balaji

    2005-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Farming communities in the United States and around the world lose billions of dollars every year due to drought. Drought Indices such as the Palmer Drought Severity Index (PDSI) and Standardized Precipitation Index (SPI) are widely used...

  19. Findings in seal coat design

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    Gonzalez Palmer, Miguel Angel

    1988-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    FINDINGS IN SEAL COAT DESIGN A Thesis by MIGUEL ANGEL GONZALEZ PALMER Submitted to the Graduate College of Texas A&M University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of MASTER OF SCIENCE May 1988 Major Subject : Civil... Engineering FINDINGS IN SEAL COAT DESIGN A Thesis by MIGUEL ANGEL GONZALEZ PALMER Approved as to style and content by: Michael P. J. Olsen (Chairman of Committee) Dallas N. Little (Member) ne D. Tiner (Member) James T. P. Yao (Head of Departme...

  20. Studies involving low protein broiler diets

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    Parkin, David Palmer

    1971-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    STUDIES INVOLVING L(% PROTEIN BROILER DIETS A Thesis by David Palmer Parkin Submitted to the Graduate College of Texas A&M University in partial fulfillment of the requirement for the degree of MASTER OF SCIENCE May 1971 Major Subject...: Poultry Science STUDIES INVOLVING LS& PROTEIN BROILER DIETS A Thesis by David Palmer Parkin Approved as to style and content by: (Chairman of Commit e) ead of. Departmen Me er) (Member) (Memb ) May 1971 ABSTRACT Studies Involving Low Protein...

  1. Updated 2-13 JEROME P. RAPIN

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    and Electronic Warfare Officer in USS Valdez (FF 1096), Cryptologic Division Officer and Operations Department before returning to the OPNAV Staff as Director, Cyber and Electronic Warfare Division (N2/N6F3) from Nov. Mr. Rapin enlisted in 1968 as a Cryptologic Technician (Technical) "CTT" serving as an Electronic

  2. Open Archive TOULOUSE Archive Ouverte (OATAO) OATAO is an open access repository that collects the work of Toulouse researchers and

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    Mailhes, Corinne

    -Fritsch, Sophie ( 2011) Microstructure of Ba1-xLaxTiO3- ceramics sintered by spark plasma sintering. Journal of Ba1-xLaxTiO3- ceramics sintered by Spark Plasma Sintering N. El Horra,, Z. Valdez-Navab,c, C, there has been a growing interest for Spark Plasma Sintering (SPS) technique. It offers, in comparison

  3. BOARD OF TRUSTEES MINUTES MARCH 12, 2013

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    Tipple, Brett

    BOARD OF TRUSTEES MINUTES MEETING OF MARCH 12, 2013 TRUSTEES PRESENT Timothy B. Anderson Phillip W Keven Rowe Geneva Thompson Joyce P. Valdez UNIVERSITY REPRESENTATIVES PRESENT Cathy Anderson Associate Dean of Students Allyson Mower President-elect, Academic Senate Mary Parker Associate Vice President

  4. BOARD OF TRUSTEES MINUTES DECEMBER 13, 2011

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    Tipple, Brett

    BOARD OF TRUSTEES MINUTES MEETING OF DECEMBER 13, 2011 TRUSTEES PRESENT Timothy B. Anderson Phillip Pack Keven Rowe Taft Price Joyce P. Valdez UNIVERSITY REPRESENTATIVES PRESENT Cathy Anderson Associate and Planning Mary Anne Berzins Assistant Vice President, Human Resources A. Lorris Betz Interim President

  5. 5/12/10 8:53 AMPlan B in the Gulf Tribuna Libre Page 1 of 4http://www.almendron.com/tribuna/29942/plan-b-in-the-gulf/

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    Hazen, Terry

    Horizon oil spill -- placing a huge metal dome over the leak -- had failed. With the oil slick now washing YORK TIMES, 11/05/10): Over the weekend BP learned that its latest effort at stanching the Deepwater toxicologist and author of Not One Drop: Betrayal and Courage in the Wake of the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill. One

  6. Subscriber access provided by -UC Berkeley Library Environmental Science & Technology is published by the American Chemical Society.

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    Hazen, Terry

    of the BP Deepwater Horizon Spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Abstract The devastating environmental impacts and BP Deepwater Horizon oil spills. Introduction to Biodegradation of Petroleum Hydrocarbons Petroleum of the Exxon Valdez spill in 1989 and its media notoriety made it a frequent comparison to the BP Deepwater

  7. Deepwater Horizon oil left tuna, other species with heart defects likely to prove fatal

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    Grosell, Martin

    shows that the 2010 BP oil spill spawned deformities in bluefin tuna thereby impeding their ability Horizon oil spill struck at the very heart of fish, a new study says. Exposed to millions of gallons anniversary of the Exxon Valdez oil spill in Alaska's Prince William Sound. Oil from Deepwater Horizon spill

  8. 5/11/10 7:21 AMOp-Ed Contributors -Plan B in the Gulf -NYTimes.com Page 1 of 3http://www.nytimes.com/2010/05/11/opinion/11oped2.html?sq=hazen&st=cse&scp=1&pagewanted=print

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    Hazen, Terry

    the weekend BP learned that its latest effort at stanching the Deepwater Horizon oil spill -- placing a huge catastrophes. Avoid Dispersants ONE of the oil industry's favorite tools in fighting oil spills is chemical the Exxon Valdez spill in 1989, came with warning labels: "prevent liquid from entering sewers, watercourses

  9. H. R. 3277: Trans-Alaska Pipeline System Reform Act of 1989. Introduced in the House of Representatives, One Hundredth First Congress, First Session, September 14, 1989

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    1989-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    The bill would improve Federal laws relating to the Trans-Alaska Pipeline System in light of the recent Valdez oil spill and its environmental consequences. The bill explains provisions for the Trans-Alaska Pipeline System fund and liability; the Trans-Alaska Pipeline System trust fund; improvement of the pipeline system (establishes a Presidential task force); Alaska oil spill recovery institute; penalties; provisions applicable to Alaska natives; and state laws and programs.

  10. Covering the story: a rhetorical analysis of Brownsville's television news coverage

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    Groenendyk, Kathi Lynn

    1994-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    , and the accentuation of risk and drama in the news. But not all environmental communication research involves the media. For example, Petermn and Peterson (1993) examine how nonmarket economic valuation methods constrained policy in both the Exxon Valdez disaster... and with endangered whooping cranes. In the Exxon case, Peterson and Peterson argue that "the cultural damage to area residents cannot be appropriately measured in dollars" (p. 61). The nonmarket economic valuation methods also allow shipping of petrochemicals...

  11. A closer look at non-uniqueness during dynamic data integration

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    Cobenas, Rafael H.

    1997-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Buenos Aires, Instituto Argentino del Petroleo and Valdez Rojas y Hogg S. A. for providing me the opportunity and the financial support to pursue my Master of Science degree at Texas ASM University. I would also like to thank the following individuals... Closer Look at Non-Uniqueness during Dynamic Data Integration. (December 1997) Rafael H. Cobenas, B. S. , Instituto Tecnologico de Buenos Aires Chair of Advisory Committee: Dr. Akhil Datta-Gupta Characterizing heterogeneous permeable media using...

  12. Numerical Shadowing Using Componentwise Bounds and a Sharper Fixed Point Result

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    Van Vleck, Erik

    2001-03-05T23:59:59.000Z

    of this author was supported by NSF grants DMS- 9505049 and DMS-9973393. 787 D ow nl oa de d 09 /2 9/ 14 to 1 29 .2 37 .4 6. 10 0. R ed ist rib ut io n su bje ct to SIA M lic en se or co py rig ht; se e h ttp ://w ww .si am .or g/j ou rna ls/ ojs a... numerical linear algebra techniques. Recent work on shadowing has involved extending shadowing to allow for rescaling of time, i.e., allowing for perturbations in the time step (see the work of Coomes [6], Coomes, Kocak, and Palmer [7], Palmer [22], Van...

  13. Robot Glossary This appendix section briefly describes each of the robot projects discussed in this thesis.

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    discussed in this thesis. The glossary is organized in alphabetical order by the robot's name. Baygon Palmer and is pictured on page 80. Blind The second robot of the David Hogg/Katie Lilienkamp team, Blind. Blind exploited the fact that the initial position of the puck was a known distance from the initial

  14. Designing Automation to Reduce Operator Errors Nancy G. Leveson

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    Leveson, Nancy

    Designing Automation to Reduce Operator Errors Nancy G. Leveson Computer Science and Engineering University of Washington Everett Palmer NASA Ames Research Center Introduction Advanced automation has been of mode­related problems [SW95]. After studying accidents and incidents in the new, highly automated

  15. Confidence Intervals for OD Demand Estimation Yingying Chen, Fernando Ordo~nez

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    Ordóñez, Fernando

    Confidence Intervals for OD Demand Estimation Yingying Chen, Fernando Ord´o~nez , and Kurt Palmer Representative origin-destination (OD) demand tables are a crucial part of making many transportation models relevant to practice. However estimating these OD tables is a challenging problem, even more so determining

  16. American Statistical Association (ASA) Section on Statistics and the Environment (ENVR)

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    21-23, 2004, Palmer House, Chicago, Illinois, is an opportunity to learn all about Computational of environmental data. Application areas include ecology, air quality, water resources, environmental health (U of Chicago), and Devin Johnson (U of Alaska Fairbanks) will discuss ecological applications. Mark

  17. Ornithology As Science

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    George T. Austin, Emmet R. Blake, Pierce Brodkorb, M. Ralph Browning, W. Earl Godfrey, John P. Hubbard, Guy Mccaskie, Joe T. Marshall, Jr., Gale Monson, Storrs L. Olson, Henri Ouellet, Ralph S. Palmer, Allan R. Phillips, Warren M. Pulich, Mario A....

  18. Factors Influencing Productivity and Operating Cost of Demand Responsive Transit

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    Dessouky, Maged

    Factors Influencing Productivity and Operating Cost of Demand Responsive Transit Kurt Palmer Maged of the Americans with Disabilities Act in 1991 operating expenses for Demand Responsive Transit have more than and practices upon productivity and operating cost. ii #12;1 Introduction Demand Responsive Transit (DRT

  19. ANTARCTIC SEA ICE BIOLOGICAL PROCESSES, INTERACTIONS, AND VARIABILITY ANTARCTIC RESEARCH SERIES, VOLUME 73, PAGES 45-83

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    Moline, Mark

    conducted in pack ice communities that flowed into the vicin- ity of Palmer Station, Antarctica, between August and November, 1993. Pack ice provided incomplete protection to frazil ice algae from the damaging--../ ANTARCTIC SEA ICE BIOLOGICAL PROCESSES, INTERACTIONS, AND VARIABILITY ANTARCTIC RESEARCH

  20. IO Performance of a ClimateIO Performance of a Climate Modeling ApplicationModeling Application

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    - filling curve 6Figures from Bruce Palmer & Karen Schuchardt (PNNL) / Charlotte DeMott (CSU) #12) #12;Tuning the IO patternTuning the IO pattern 10 Baseline from PNNL Katie Antypas reconfigures MPI (MPIPerformance issues (MPI--IO)IO) MPI-IO synchronous issue affects pNetCDF and GCRM API Introduced PNNL group

  1. Conducting a Wildland Visual Resources Inventory1

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    Standiford, Richard B.

    Conducting a Wildland Visual Resources Inventory1 James F. Palmer 2/ 1/ Submitted to the National of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003. Abstract: This paper describes a procedure for system- atically inventorying- tion and description of each inventoried scene are recorded on U.S. Geological Survey topographic maps

  2. ORIGINAL PAPER Seasonal progression of diatom assemblages in surface waters

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    relative to other periods of the study, although carbon export was relatively low. Melt water flux the Palmer Long Term Ecological Research (Pal-LTER) project have documented a 40% decrease in mean duration Bordeaux 1, Av. Des Facultes, 33405 Talence Cedex, France A. Clarke British Antarctic Survey, High Cross

  3. Pay-by-Space Parking VehicleThoroughfares

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    The Masterminds, Housing and Dining Services, Palmer Center 14 District Energy, Facilities Management, Heating Guggenheim Hall Routt Hall Potting Shed Spruce Hall O.T. Annex Gibbons Bldg. Heating Plant Johnson Hall Housing Services Center (1624 W. Plum) CSFS Salida District Alumni/PR Denver Center Off-Campus Teams 1 2

  4. Climatechange Conservation Sustainability Whatwoodyouchoose?

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    timber products back to their source. The key finding of the study is just how little companies know of this report. Finally, WWF-UK would like to thank the companies that responded to our requests for information; Junckers Ltd; Leeds Plywood & Doors; Pacific Rim Wood UK; Palmer Timber Ltd; Panaget; Paterson Timber Ltd

  5. Acknowledgements WWF-UK would like to thank Earthsight Investigations for their assistance in carrying out this

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    timber products back to their source. The key finding of the study is just how little companies know like to thank the companies that responded to our requests for information: Arnold Laver; B Plywood & Doors; Pacific Rim Wood UK; Palmer Timber Ltd; Panaget; Paterson Timber Ltd; Tarkett AB

  6. SUNDAY -1PM -7PM ASBURY PARK, NJ01

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    by the Graduate School. THURSDAY - 6PM - 7:30PM CLEVELAND TOWER AT OLD GC05 SAND VOLLEYBALL AND COOL SUMMER TREATS participant, but only while supplies last--first-come, first-served. We'll gather on the Palmer Square Green

  7. a r r i o r BUILDING# NAME LOCATION

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    Carver, Jeffrey C.

    Admissions Parking Palmer Lake B l a c k W a r r i o r R i v e r BUILDING# NAME LOCATION 3430 1FamilyResearchClinic 10-F 5016 ChildDevelopmentResearchCenter 10-L 1040 ClarkHall 8-E 6082 ColemanColiseum 15-G 6086 Crisp

  8. a r r i o r BUILDING# NAME LOCATION

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    Carver, Jeffrey C.

    Palmer Lake B l a c k W a r r i o r R i v e r BUILDING# NAME LOCATION 3430 1North 3-I 5020 600 1052 Ceramics 8-F 1160 ChildandFamilyResearchClinic 10-F 5016 ChildDevelopmentResearchCenter 10-L 1040

  9. The Potential for Reconstruction of Past Climate of Texas

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    Yang, Zong-Liang

    ) #12;Texas droughts of the past millennium Palmer Drought Severity Index (PDSI), West Texas Banner etThe Potential for Reconstruction of Past Climate of Texas Jay L. Banner Jackson School of Geosciences Environmental Science Institute University of Texas at Austin First Water Forum, February 13, 2012

  10. Reducing Power and Area by Interconnecting Memory Controllers to Memory Ranks with RF

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    Skadron, Kevin

    improve bandwidth up to 2.2x for an 8-core multiprocessor with 3 MCs and, assuming a fixed power budget. For example, Corona [18] estimates an excessive power of 160W assuming the estimation of 2 mW/Gb/s by Palmer the traditional electrical solution. Both technologies share similar core concepts of modulation and a low

  11. How Permeability Depends on Stress and Pore Pressure in Coalbeds: A New Model

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    pressure falloff and matrix shrinkage because of gas desorption together in one equation. The matrixHow Permeability Depends on Stress and Pore Pressure in Coalbeds: A New Model Ian Palmer, SPE, permeability is sensitive to changes in stress or pore pressure (i.e., changes in effective stress). This paper

  12. PERSPECTIVE Restoration of Ecosystem Services for

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    Palmer, Margaret A.

    , are not pro- viding all the services of healthy ecosystems (6, 7). Stream and river restoration projectsPERSPECTIVE Restoration of Ecosystem Services for Environmental Markets Margaret A. Palmer1,2 * and Solange Filoso1 Ecological restoration is an activity that ideally results in the return of an ecosystem

  13. GEOMETRIC APPLICATIONS OF THE GENERALIZED OMORI-YAU MAXIMUM PRINCIPLE

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    Beligiannis, Apostolos

    with Bessa and Dajczer [1], Bessa and Montenegro [2], and Hurtado and Palmer [3]. References [1] L.J. Al. 345 (2009), 367­376. [2] L.J. Al´ias, G.P. Bessa and J.F. Montenegro, An estimate for the sectional

  14. INFORMATION FOR RENEWABLE ENERGY

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    ENHANCING INFORMATION FOR RENEWABLE ENERGY TECHNOLOGY DEPLOYMENT IN BRAZIL, CHINA, AND SOUTH AFRICA UNITEDNATIONSENERGYPROGRAMME #12;#12;Enhancing Information for Renewable Energy Technology Deployment in Brazil, China Palmer, JL Van Niekerk, Center for Renewable and Sustainable Energy Studies (CRSES) in South Africa E

  15. Harrison Fell Colorado School of Mines Phone: (303) 273-3757

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    Analysis. The Energy Journal, 2010, 31(2):219-239. Fell, H. Ex-vessel Pricing and IFQs: A Strategic.S. in Engineering with Civil Specialty ­ 2001 Areas of Interest: Primary Fields- Secondary Fields- Energy., D. Burtraw, R.D. Morgenstern, and K.L. Palmer. Soft and Hard Price Collars in a Cap- and

  16. Agronomy Notes April 2011 Volume 35:4

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    Watson, Craig A.

    of Gramoxone Inteon in wiper-type applicators. These applicators must wipe the herbicide solution in the season when the weeds are quite tall. Although it can be important to use the wiper to remove Palmer. If escapes occur, then the weed wipers should be employed to kill these plants before they make seed. Just

  17. Restoration As Mitigation: Analysis of Stream Mitigation for Coal Mining Impacts in Southern Appalachia

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    Palmer, Margaret A.

    Restoration As Mitigation: Analysis of Stream Mitigation for Coal Mining Impacts in Southern Appalachia Margaret A. Palmer* and Kelly L. Hondula National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center annual monitoring reports indicate that the ratio of lengths of stream impacted to lengths of stream

  18. ANSP Protocols for Analysis of NAWQA Algae Samples Protocol P-13-52 Patrick Center for Environmental Research 87

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    Charles, Donald

    and a modified Utermöhl sedimentation technique (Hasle 1978), and 2) using Palmer-Maloney counting cells. 3. REFERENCES 3.1. Hasle, G.R. 1978. The inverted-microscope method. Chapter 5.2.1 in Phytoplankton Manual. A

  19. * Corresponding author. Journal of Economic Dynamics & Control

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    Tesfatsion, Leigh

    an experimental computer simulated stock market. In this market arti"cial intelligence algorithms take on the role properties of an arti"cial stock market Blake LeBaron *, W. Brian Arthur , Richard Palmer Graduate School of traders. They make predictions about the future, and buy and sell stock as indicated by their expectations

  20. opposed to 19,000 to 23,000 years in the insolation record), indicating a more compli-

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    . Pate, in Proceedings of the Ocean Drilling Program, Scientific Results, N. G. Pisias, T. R. Janecek, A. Palmer-Julson, T. H. van Andel, Eds. (Ocean Drilling Program, College Station, TX, 1995), vol. 138, pp. Exposing an elongated condensate to a single off-resonant laser beam resulted in the observation of highly

  1. 624 nature physics | VOL 5 | SEPTEMBER 2009 | www.nature.com/naturephysics news & views

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    Loss, Daniel

    ? There are many reasons. The radar echo from a single raindrop is proportional to the sixth power of its diameter distribution described by the Marshall­Palmer formula2 . However, although the microscopic origin of thermal1/2 under turbulent conditions), and so scales approximately in proportion to d7/2 . Consequently

  2. Kenny Gruchalla Curriculum Vitae

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    Gruchalla, Kenny

    dynamics (CFD) data. Raytheon, Aurora, CO (July 1995 - February 2001) Jul 2000 - Feb 2001 Senior Analyst / Medical Officer, United States Antarctic Program Raytheon Polar Services. I managed the data acquisition the Palmer. Oct 1997 - Jun 2000 Technical Software Lead, Space and Science Systems, Raytheon Systems

  3. EMNLP-CoNLL 2012 Joint Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural

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    Shared Task iii #12;#12;Organizers: Sameer Pradhan, Raytheon BBN Technologies Alessandro Moschitti of Pennsylvania Martha Palmer, University of Colorado Lance Ramshaw, Raytheon BBN Technologies Ralph Weischedel, Raytheon BBN Technologies Program Committee: Jie Cai, HITS gGmbH Kadri Hacio

  4. Norman I. Badler Biographical Sketch

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    Plotkin, Joshua B.

    . Palmer and R. Bindiganavale. "Animation control for real-time virtual humans," Comm. of the ACM 42 and K. Mulkern. "New behavioral paradigms for virtual human models." SAE Digital Human Modeling. "Creating interactive virtual humans: Some assembly required." IEEE Intelligent Systems, 2002. N. Badler

  5. Division of Undergraduate Education Updated March 12, 2014

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    Grether, Gregory

    , Chair College Faculty Executive Committee Christina Palmer, Chair General Education Governance Cmte Dean Assistant to the Dean & Vice Provost Director Kathlene Avakian Director Jennifer Lindholm Manager ProgramChristine Dunkel Schetter, Chair G. Jennifer Wilson Corey Hollis Roxanne Neal Mike Casillas Larry

  6. Ecology, 88(10), 2007, p. 2674 2007 by the Ecological Society of America

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    Palmer, Michael W.

    , Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 USA 3 Haralson, Miller, Pitt, Feldman & McAnally PLC, 1 S. Church of the Duke Forest, Orange County, North Carolina, USA. The purpose of these data is to allow the study OF VASCULAR PLANTS IN A NORTH CAROLINA PIEDMONT FOREST Ecological Archives E088-162 MICHAEL W. PALMER,1

  7. The Vascular Flora of the Tallgrass Prairie Preserve, Osage County, Oklahoma

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    Palmer, Michael W.

    The Vascular Flora of the Tallgrass Prairie Preserve, Osage County, Oklahoma Michael W. Palmer* Department of Botany, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, Oklahoma 74078-3013 ABSTRACT The 15,410 ha Tallgrass Prairie Preserve (Osage County, Oklahoma), managed by The Nature Conservancy, consists

  8. Oklahoma Native Plant Record Volume 11, December 2011

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    Palmer, Michael W.

    Oklahoma Native Plant Record Volume 11, December 2011 Linneman, J. S., et al. 43 THE EFFECTS OF REMOVAL OF JUNIPERUS VIRGINIANA L. TREES AND LITTER FROM A CENTRAL OKLAHOMA GRASSLAND Jerad S. Linneman1 1 153, 5D-06G mike.palmer@okstate.edu Riverdale, MD 20737-1228 2 Oklahoma State University Department

  9. Carbon RRLs Carbon RRLs towards Ultra-compact HII Regions

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    Balser, Dana S.

    Carbon RRLs Carbon RRLs towards Ultra-compact HII Regions Dana S. Balser D. Anish Roshi (Raman (Agnes Scott College) #12;Carbon RRLs Carbon Radio Recombination Lines (RRLs) NGC 2024 (Orion B) IC 1795 (W3) Palmer et al. (1967) #12;Carbon RRLs Photodissociation Regions (PDRs) Hollenbach & Tielens (1997

  10. D E S I G N G U I D E L I N E S F O R Sustainable Biological Field Stations

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    Palmer, Michael W.

    D E S I G N G U I D E L I N E S F O R Sustainable Biological Field Stations Oklahoma State University Khaled Mansy Gregory Gundersen School of Architecture Project Coordinator Michael W. Palmer Botany for Sustainable Biological Field Stations. Oklahoma Academy of Sciences, Stillwater, Oklahoma. Copyright © 2010

  11. Hastie, T., Tibshirani, R. & Buja, A. (1994b), `Flexible discriminant analysis by optimal scoring', Journal of the American Statistical Association 89, 1255--

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    Hastie, Trevor

    ', Journal of the American Statistical Association 89, 1255-- 1270. Hertz, J., Krogh, A. & Palmer, R. (1991. 1994a). References Becker, R., Chambers, J. & Wilks, A. (1988), The New S Language, WadsworthHastie, T., Tibshirani, R. & Buja, A. (1994b), `Flexible discriminant analysis by optimal scoring

  12. DECEMBER 2004 1117D A I E T A L . 2004 American Meteorological Society

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    Dai, Aiguo

    Drought Severity Index for 18702002: Relationship with Soil Moisture and Effects of Surface Warming AIGUO.g., meteorological, hydrological, and agricultural droughts; see Wilhite 2000 and Keyantash and Dracup 2002 (Manuscript received 24 February 2004, in final form 26 May 2004) ABSTRACT A monthly dataset of Palmer Drought

  13. THE EXTENT AND CAUSES OF ILLEGAL LOGGING: AN ANALYSIS OF A MAJOR CAUSE OF TROPICAL

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    THE EXTENT AND CAUSES OF ILLEGAL LOGGING: AN ANALYSIS OF A MAJOR CAUSE OF TROPICAL DEFORESTATION IN INDONESIA by Charles E. Palmer CSERGE Working Paper http://www.cserge.ucl.ac.uk/Illegal_Logging.pdf #12;2 THE EXTENT AND CAUSES OF ILLEGAL LOGGING: AN ANALYSIS OF A MAJOR CAUSE OF TROPICAL DEFORESTATION IN INDONESIA

  14. Influence of temperament on bovine hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal function

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    Curley, Kevin Owen Jr.

    2006-04-12T23:59:59.000Z

    periods, consisted of approximately 15 cm polytetrafluoroethylene tubing (o.d. 1.66 mm; Cole-Palmer, Vernon Hills, IL; Cat. #6417-41 18TW) inserted using 14 gauge thin walled stainless steel biomedical needles (o.d. 2.11 mm) with an additional 15 cm...

  15. Science in China Series D: Earth Sciences 2007 Science in China Press

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    Science in China Series D: Earth Sciences 2007 Science in China Press Springer of Sciences, Beijing 100029, China; 2 Graduate University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100039, China Monthly data of Self-Calibrated Palmer Drought Severity Index (PDSI) from 1951 to 2000

  16. Establishment phase greenhouse gas emissions in short rotation woody biomass plantations

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    Turner, Monica G.

    to short-rotation woody biomass crops (SRWC) for bioenergy in the Northern U.S. Lake States. GHG debts-rotation woody bio- energy crops (SRWC), specifically hybrid-poplar (Populus spp.) and willow (Salix spp.), being in the Northern Lake States, USA Marin M. Palmer a, *, Jodi A. Forrester a , David E. Rothstein b , David J

  17. Emeritus Members of the UCF Faculty and Administration

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    Foroosh, Hassan

    David W. Abbott Louis J. Acierno * Richard Adicks Betty Anderson * Henry R. Anderson Larry C. Andrews A. Osborne Bernard Ostle Mary Palmer Peter T. Panousis Gordon W. Paul Bruce F. Pauley George E Herbert C. Towle * LeVester Tubbs Richard D. Tucker Nicolaos S. Tzannes Charles M. Unkovic * Mary P. Van

  18. Search for R-parity violation in multilepton final states in pp-bar collisions at s?=1.8?TeV

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    Baringer, Philip S.; Bean, Alice; Coppage, Don; Hebert, C.; Abbott, B.; Abolins, M.; Abramov, V.; Acharya, B. S.; Adams, D. L.; Adams, M.

    2000-08-24T23:59:59.000Z

    . We consider the selection criteria of Ref. @3# adequate for the present analysis. Our search is most sensitive to decays with highest elec- tron and muon multiplicity, i.e., those with no t lepton among the decay products of the LSP. The detection.... Buchholz,34 M. Buehler,32 V. Buescher,49 V. S. Burtovoi,21 J. M. Butler,42 F. Canelli,49 W. Carvalho,3 D. Casey,45 Z. Casilum,50 H. Castilla-Valdez,17 D. Chakraborty,50 K. M. Chan,49 S. V. Chekulaev,21 D. K. Cho,49 S. Choi,28 S. Chopra,51 B. C. Choudhary,28...

  19. Bringing Alaska North Slope Natural Gas to Market (released in AEO2009)

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    2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    At least three alternatives have been proposed over the years for bringing sizable volumes of natural gas from Alaska's remote North Slope to market in the lower 48 states: a pipeline interconnecting with the existing pipeline system in central Alberta, Canada; a gas-to-liquids (GTL) plant on the North Slope; and a large liquefied natural gas (LNG) export facility at Valdez, Alaska. The National Energy Modeling System (NEMS) explicitly models the pipeline and GTL options. The what if LNG option is not modeled in NEMS.

  20. Billion-Ton Update: Home-Grown Energy Resources Across the Nation |

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    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Google Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels DataDepartment of Energy Your Density Isn't Your Destiny: The FutureCommentsEnergyand Sustained CoordinationWater10BigBill Valdez

  1. CFB: technology of the future?

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    Blankship, S.

    2008-02-15T23:59:59.000Z

    Fuel flexibility and a smaller carbon footprint are behind renewed interest in circulating fluidized bed (CFB) technology. The article explains the technology of CFB and discusses development of CFB units since the late 1990s. China is seeing an explosion in the number of utility-size CFBs. Alstom, Foster Wheeler, Babcock and Wilson and Alex Kvaener are today's major CFB boiler manufacturers. Alstom is testing and developing oxy-firing and post-combustion carbon capture strategies on CFB boilers. One CFB asset is its ability to burn a variety of fuels including waste coal, high sulfur coal and even discarded tires. The article mentions successful CFB projects at the Seward Station using waste coal and at the Gilbert 3 plant in the USA. Lamar is converting its Light and Power Plant from natural gas to burn coal in a 38.5 MW CFB boiler. 1 tab., 3 photos.

  2. FETC/EPRI Biomass Cofiring Cooperative Agreement. Quarterly technical report, April 1-June 30, 1997

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    Hughes, E.; Tillman, D.

    1997-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

    The FETC/EPRI Biomass Cofiring Program has accelerated the pace of cofiring development by increasing the testing activities plus the support activities for interpreting test results. Past tests conducted and analyzed include the Allen Fossil Plant and Seward Generating Station programs. On-going tests include the Colbert Fossil Plant precommercial test program, the Greenidge Station commercialization program, and the Blount St. Station switchgrass program. Tests in the formative stages included the NIPSCO cofiring test at Michigan City Generating Station. Analytical activities included modeling and related support functions required to analyze the cofiring test results, and to place those results into context. Among these activities is the fuel availability study in the Pittsburgh, PA area. This study, conducted for Duquesne Light, supports their initial investigation into reburn technology using wood waste as a fuel. This Quarterly Report, covering the third quarter of the FETC/EPRI Biomass Cofiring Program, highlights the progress made on the 16 projects funded under this cooperative agreement.

  3. FETC/EPRI BIOMASS COFIRING COOPERATIVE AGREEMENT

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    D. TILLMAN; E. HUGHES

    1998-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

    During April 1 st , 1998 to June 31 st , 1998, significant work was done in preparation for a series of test involving cofiring at power plants. A biomass material handling system was designed for the Seward testing, a gasification system was designed for the Allen Fossil Plant, and a test program plan was developed for testing at NIPSCO?s Bailly Station. Also completed this quarter was a cyclone combustion model that provides a color visual representation of estimated temperatures within a plant. This report summarizes the activities during the second quarter in 1998 of the FETC/EPRI Biomass Cofiring Cooperative Agreement. It focuses upon reporting the results of testing in order to highlight the progress at utilities.

  4. Confined zone dispersion project. Final technical report

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    NONE

    1994-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

    This report describes the performance of the confined zone dispersion (CZD) flue gas desulfurization (FGD) system in removing sulfur dioxide (SO{sub 2}) from flue gas in the coal-fired boiler. The CZD-FGD system, installed at Pennsylvania Electric Company`s (Penelec`s) Seward Power Station, was designed to remove 50% of the SO{sub 2} from one-half of Unit No. 5`s flue gas when the boiler is fired with 1.5% sulfur coal. Section 1 discusses the significance of CZD, the purpose of this report, the history of the project, and the role of DOE in the project, describes the project organization, and lists the six design areas involving proprietary information. Section 2 presents project location, objectives, and phases, and discusses the test program. Section 3 explains the process flow diagram, piping and instrumentation diagrams and operating controls, site plan, equipment layouts, and process equipment. Section 4 provides an integrated discussion of all the test results obtained during the test program, backed by tabulations and graphics. Section 5 describes the testing failures and corrective actions taken. Section 6, reliability/availability/maintainability analysis data of major equipment, covers the following systems: atomizing, sootblowing, lime, flue gas, and controls and instrumentation. Section 7 summarizes the capital cost requirements for the Seward CZD demonstration unit and discusses the capital and operating costs of installing the process at plants with various unit capacities. Section 8 discusses plans to continue the CZD demonstration to achieve longer term continuous operation at SO{sub 2} removals of 50%. Section 9 presents the principal findings of the CZD demonstration and recommends additional testing.

  5. Mercury bioaccumulation in Lavaca Bay, Texas

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    Palmer, Sally Jo

    1992-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    (waves), and human activities (dredging and shrimping) can potentially release mercury to the overlying water (LINDBERG and HARRISS, 1977; CRANSTON, 1976). The solubility, reactivity, and toxicity of mercury is dependent on its form. Divalent mercury... MERCURY BIOACCUMULATION IN LAVACA BAY, TEXAS A Thesis by SALLY JO PALMER Submitted to the Office of Graduate Studies of Texas ABM University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of MASTER OF SCIENCE August 1992 Major...

  6. Addendum: Standardizing global gene expression analysis between laboratories and across platforms

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    Cai, Long

    , Shibing Deng5, Holly K Dressman4, Rickie D Fannin7, Fredrico M Farin1, Jonathan H Freedman4, Rebecca C Fry S Palmer13,Patrick Pattee14,Richard S Paules7, Charles M Perou5,Ken Phillips8,Li-Xuan Qin11,Yang Qiu8,Sean D Quigley1,Matthew Rodland14,Ivan Rusyn5,Leona D Samson2,David A Schwartz4,Yan Shi5,Jung-Lim Shin12

  7. Some effects of the transverse-stability requirement on the design of a grating linac

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    Kim, K.J.; Kroll, N.M.

    1982-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

    The transverse stability of the grating linac proposed by Palmer is analyzed. It is shown that an open structure such as a grating is always unstable transversely as long as it is uniform. The structure can be made stable by utilizing the strong focusing principle. This is achieved by periodically interrupting the grating shape. We analyze the strong focusing grating linac, and find that the stability requirement places a non-trivial constraint on the phase acceptance of the system.

  8. Characterization of secondary grain dust explosions

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    Schulman, Cheryl Wendler

    1983-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    explosion These include& an ignition source; oxygeni s confined space; and fuel, which 1n most instances is grain dust held. in suspension at concentration levels in excess of the minimum explosive concentration (MEC) (Palmer, 197$). The MEC is defined.... as the minimum concentration of dust in a cloud. necessary for sustained flame propagation. The MEC is also sometimes referred to as the lower explosive limit (LZL). The lower level of explosibility for most dusts ranges from 20 to 70 This thesis follows...

  9. The CESR Test Accelerator Electron Cloud Research Program

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    , W. Whitney12 , T. Wilksen12 , H.A. Williams12 , Y. Yariv12 , M.C. Ross13 , C.Y. Tan13 , R. Zwaska13The CESR Test Accelerator Electron Cloud Research Program Phase I Report Editors: M. A. Palmer, M. G. Billing, G. F. Dugan, M. A. Furman and D. L. Rubin January 11, 2013 CLNS-12-2084 LBNL-6054E CBP

  10. The effects of gross climatological variations as indicated by the Plamer drought indices on the yields of wheat and cotton in parts of Texas

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    Odumodu, Lazarus Obi

    1977-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    District 1, and the agricultural technological trends during the period 1931-1971. 21 7a. b. Arctangent function curves Steep arctangent curve. Demonstration of different arbitrary coefficients of curvilinear regression equations. 24 25 ga. b...). In chis way, not much differ ence i s expected in the yields, technologically or otherwise, except perhaps due to the variations in che weather. b. Procedure for Calculatr'n&n the Palmer Drought Index The bulk of the investigation centers on studying...

  11. Infusing self-determination into 18-21 services for students with intellectual or developmental disabilities: A multi-stage, multiple component model

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    Wehmeyer, Michael L.; Garner, Nancy; Danna, Yeager; Lawrence, Margaret; Davis, Anna Kay

    2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Education and Training in Developmental Disabilities, 2006, 41(1), 3-13 Division on Developmental Disabilities Infusing Self-Determination into 18 - 21 Services for Students with Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities: A Multi-Stage, Multiple... outcomes (Wehmeyer & Palmer, 2003; Wehmeyer & Schwartz, 1997). Infusing Student Involvement and Self- Determination into High Quality 18 - 21 Supports The focus of our work has centered on the final quality indicator, that of promoting stu- dent involvement...

  12. Spray carrier stability, plant mobility, and runoff potential of trifloxysulfuron

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    Matocha, Mark Andrew

    2009-06-02T23:59:59.000Z

    (L.) Roth], and yellow nutsedge. Another study found that trifloxysulfuron applied POST provided excellent control of sicklepod, Palmer amaranth, and hemp sesbania (Sesbania herbacea (P. Mill.) 4 McVaugh) (Branson et al. 2005). Burke.... 2005; Porterfield et al. 2003; Richardson et al. 2004) that are troublesome in row crop production systems. Trifloxysulfuron has activity on several broadleaf species such as pitted morningglory, hemp sesbania, and velvetleaf (Abutilon theophrasti...

  13. Evaluation of selection and performance of students in the professional curriculum in College of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A&M University

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    Herman, James David

    2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    (Member) ictor Willson I (M er o~fas Palmer (H a5 $ Department) May 2001 Major Subject: Educational Psychology ABSTRACT Evaluation of Selection and Performance of Students in the Professional Curriculum at College of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A... with average SAT II scores of 1000 or less performed at a lower level than students from programs with higher SAT II scores. DEDICATION This work is dedicated to my wife, Carmen, and children, Forrest, Campbell, and Witt. I am grateful...

  14. Risk management & organizational uncertainty implications for the assessment of high consequence organizations

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    Bennett, C.T.

    1995-02-23T23:59:59.000Z

    Post hoc analyses have demonstrated clearly that macro-system, organizational processes have played important roles in such major catastrophes as Three Mile Island, Bhopal, Exxon Valdez, Chernobyl, and Piper Alpha. How can managers of such high-consequence organizations as nuclear power plants and nuclear explosives handling facilities be sure that similar macro-system processes are not operating in their plants? To date, macro-system effects have not been integrated into risk assessments. Part of the reason for not using macro-system analyses to assess risk may be the impression that standard organizational measurement tools do not provide hard data that can be managed effectively. In this paper, I argue that organizational dimensions, like those in ISO 9000, can be quantified and integrated into standard risk assessments.

  15. Oil, Water, and Wildlife: The Gulf of Mexico Disaster and Related Environmental Issues

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    Bickman, John W. [Purdue University

    2010-08-04T23:59:59.000Z

    The BP Macondo oil field spill in the Gulf of Mexico is the largest oil spill in U.S. history and has the potential to impact sea turtle and marine mammal populations, and others. This presentation will review the genotoxic effects of oil exposure in wildlife and discuss the potential for an oil spill to impact wildlife populations. Whereas some aspects of a spill are predictable, each spill is different because oils are highly variable, as are the environments in which they occur. The presentation will discuss what has been learned from previous spills, including the Exxon Valdez and the soviet oil legacy in Azerbaijan, and the potential dangers of offshore oil development in the Arctic. Related Purdue University research efforts in oil-spill related engineering and science also will be highlighted.

  16. Economic impacts of oil spills: Spill unit costs for tankers, pipelines, refineries, and offshore facilities. [Task 1, Final report

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    Not Available

    1993-10-15T23:59:59.000Z

    The impacts of oil spills -- ranging from the large, widely publicized Exxon Valdez tanker incident to smaller pipeline and refinery spills -- have been costly to both the oil industry and the public. For example, the estimated costs to Exxon of the Valdez tanker spill are on the order of $4 billion, including $2.8 billion (in 1993 dollars) for direct cleanup costs and $1.125 billion (in 1992 dollars) for settlement of damages claims caused by the spill. Application of contingent valuation costs and civil lawsuits pending in the State of Alaska could raise these costs appreciably. Even the costs of the much smaller 1991 oil spill at Texaco`s refinery near Anacortes, Washington led to costs of $8 to 9 million. As a result, inexpensive waming, response and remediation technologies could lower oil spin costs, helping both the oil industry, the associated marine industries, and the environment. One means for reducing the impact and costs of oil spills is to undertake research and development on key aspects of the oil spill prevention, warming, and response and remediation systems. To target these funds to their best use, it is important to have sound data on the nature and size of spills, their likely occurrence and their unit costs. This information could then allow scarce R&D dollars to be spent on areas and activities having the largest impact. This report is intended to provide the ``unit cost`` portion of this crucial information. The report examines the three key components of the US oil supply system, namely, tankers and barges; pipelines and refineries; and offshore production facilities. The specific purpose of the study was to establish the unit costs of oil spills. By manipulating this key information into a larger matrix that includes the size and frequency of occurrence of oil spills, it will be possible` to estimate the likely future impacts, costs, and sources of oil spills.

  17. Middle Pennsylvanian (Atokan) crinoids from Oklahoma and Missouri

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    Strimple, H. L.

    1975-05-28T23:59:59.000Z

    subjective synonym. INTRODUCTION The primary purpose of this study is to record and describe a crinoid fauna of Atokan age from two localities in Coal County, Oklahoma. A few species from the Burgner Formation of Jasper County, Missouri, not reported by Knapp..., D.C.; collected by the late E. J. Palmer. Occurrence.I3urgner Formation, Atokan Stage (Middle Pennsylvanian); mine dump, SE 1/4 sec. 20, T. 28 N., R. 32 W., 1.5 miles south of Centerville, Jasper County, Missouri. Fin. 2. Isoallagecrinus...

  18. Equine in vitro fertilization

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    Vasquez C., Juan Carlos

    1992-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    reported on in-vitro maturation of oocytes (IVM) and IVF. Some reports indicating success include: 1) in vitro maturation/in-vitro fertilization has been achieved (Del Campo et al. , 1990; Zhang et al. , 1990; Ellington et al. , 1992), yet... then other reports have been published claiming different rates of IVF success (Zhang et al. , 1990; Del Campo et al. , 1990; Ellington et al. , 1992) including the first foal born after fertilization in-vitro of oocytes matured in-vivo (Palmer et al...

  19. Drought over the past century in Texas and New Mexico: reducing inhomogeneities in long-term climate records via statistical methods to study drought

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    McRoberts, Douglas Brent

    2008-10-10T23:59:59.000Z

    , there is no consistent indicator for the conclusion of a drought period. Can one month of extreme pluvality overcome several months of dry conditions or does it take several months of at least normal precipitation conditions? b. Palmer Drought Severity Index (PDSI... typists. This does not entirely eliminate keystroke errors, nor does it eliminate problems due to illegibility of the form (Kunkel et al. 2005). For all COOP data, Table 3.1 shows the data quality flags representing the possible derivation of daily...

  20. The effects of 2, 4, 5-T on Xenopus embryos

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    Keith, Raymond Lloyd

    1977-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    toxicological effects and/or significant accumulations of the 2, 4, 5-T in the tissues of sheep and cattle. From 1953 through 1972, a number of investigations were under- taken (cited below) to establish a teratogenic effect level in different experimental..., tissue, and urine . J. ~A r. Food Chem. 17, 1168-1170. Clark, D. E. , and Palmer, J. S. (1971). Residual aspects of 2, 4, 5-T and an ester in sheep and cattle with observations on concomitant toxicological effects. J. ~A r, Food Chem. 19, 761...

  1. Helminth parasites of the cattle egret (Bubulcus ibis ibis) in Texas in relation to diet and geographical distribution

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    Rubin, David Michael

    1980-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    and will be discussed here. The first record of cattle egrets in the western hemisphere was between 1877 and 1882 1n Surinam, South America (Palmer, 1962). Large The format used for this thesis follows that used in the Journal of Parasitology. populations, however... flyway. Martin's study failed to show a difference in endoparasites of the two populations. Martin, however, compared cattle egrets collected at dif- f'erent seasons of the year and d1d not quantify parasite 1nfections. The impact of the cattle egrets...

  2. An internship in the agricultural chemical industry: Miles Inc.

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    Adams, Sharla K

    1994-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    in Arlington. They beat the Yankees 10 to 9. 6/8 CONTACTS: Dennis Horak, Mike McGinn (Boyce Gin, Waxahachie), Mrs. Roebuck (Roebuck Grain), Dwight Duncan (Avalon), Glenn Sheppard (Helena, Italy), Ted Moore (Williams Gin, Frost), Jerry George (Terra... Divin next week. 6/10 CONTACTS: Ronnie Smith (Terra, Waco), Estes Chemical (Waco), Terry Mechell (CVC, Elm Mott), T. M. Harper (Palmer) Barry Adams (Rocket). RE~S: Dropped off pheremone for Ronnie, met the guys at Estes, took Terry to lunch, put up 3...

  3. Pin loosening in external skeletal fixation: a biomechanical and microstructural comparison of the near and far cortex pin-bone interfaces

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    McDonald, Darryl Eugene

    1993-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    ANO FAR CORTEX PIN-BONE INTERFACES A Thesis by DARRYL EUGENE MCDONALD, JR. Approved as to style and content by: Donald . Hu se (Chair of Committee) Ross H. Palmer (Member) Wi)1 A. Hyman ember) Margaret R. Slater (Member) John R. ust (Head... of Department) August 1993 ABSTRACT Pin Loosening in External Skeletal Fixation: A Biomechanical and Microstructural Comparison of the Near and Far Cortex Pin-Bone Interfaces. (August 1993) Darryl Eugene McDonald, Jr. , B. S. ; B. S. ; D. V. M. , Texas...

  4. Palmetto Fuel Cell Technologies LLC PFCT | Open Energy Information

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    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page onYou are now leaving Energy.gov You are now leaving Energy.gov You are beingZealand Jump to: navigation, searchOfRoseConcernsCompanyPCN Technology Jump2011) | Open EnergyCity,PalmerLLC

  5. Palmetto Bay, Florida: Energy Resources | Open Energy Information

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    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page onYou are now leaving Energy.gov You are now leaving Energy.gov YouKizildere I Geothermal Pwer PlantMunhall,Missouri:EnergyOssian, NewPalisades Park, New Jersey:Florida: EnergyPalmer,Bay,

  6. Biomass power for rural development. Technical progress report, April 1, 1997--June 30, 1997

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    Neuhauser, E.

    1997-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Detailed task progress reports and schedules are provided for the DOE/USDA sponsored Biomass Power for Rural Development project. The focus of the project is on developing commercial energy crops for power generation by the year 2000. The New York based Salix Consortium project is a multi-partner endeavor, implemented in three stages. Phase-I, Final Design and Project Development, will conclude with the preparation of construction and/or operating permits, feedstock production plans, and contracts ready for signature. Field trials of willow (Salix) have been initiated at several locations in New York (Tully, Lockport, King Ferry, La Fayette, Massena, and Himrod) and co-firing tests are underway at Greenidge Station (NYSEG) and Dunkirk Station (NMPC). Phase-H of the project will focus on scale-up of willow crop acreage, construction of co-firing facilities at Dunkirk Station (NMPC), and final modifications for Greenidge Station. Cofiring willow is also under consideration for GPU`s Seward Station where testing is under way. There will be an evaluation of the energy crop as part of the gasification trials occurring at BED`s McNeill power station. Phase-III will represent fullscale commercialization of the energy crop and power generation on a sustainable basis.

  7. Preliminary geothermal investigations at Manley Hot Springs, Alaska

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    East, J.

    1982-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Manley Hot Springs is one of several hot springs which form a belt extending from the Seward Peninsula to east-central Alaska. All of the hot springs are low-temperature, water-dominated geothermal systems, having formed as the result of circulation of meteoric water along deepseated fractures near or within granitic intrusives. Shallow, thermally disturbed ground at Manley Hot Springs constitutes an area of 1.2 km by 0.6 km along the lower slopes of Bean Ridge on the north side of the Tanana Valley. This area includes 32 springs and seeps and one warm (29.1/sup 0/C) well. The hottest springs range in temperature from 61/sup 0/ to 47/sup 0/C and are presently utilized for space heating and irrigation. This study was designed to characterize the geothermal system present at Manley Hot Springs and delineate likely sites for geothermal drilling. Several surveys were conducted over a grid system which included shallow ground temperature, helium soil gas, mercury soil and resistivity surveys. In addition, a reconnaissance ground temperature survey and water chemistry sampling program was undertaken. The preliminary results, including some preliminary water chemistry, show that shallow hydrothermal activity can be delineated by many of the surveys. Three localities are targeted as likely geothermal well sites, and a model is proposed for the geothermal system at Manley Hot Springs.

  8. Confined zone dispersion flue gas desulfurization demonstration. Quarterly report No. 10, February 17--May 31, 1993

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    Not Available

    1993-11-15T23:59:59.000Z

    The CZD process involves injecting a finely atomized slurry of reactive lime into the flue gas duct work of a coal-fired utility boiler. The principle of the confined zone is to form a wet zone of slurry droplets in the middle of the duct walls. The lime slurry reacts with part of the SO{sub 2} in the gas, and the reaction products dry to form solid particles. A solids collector, typically an electrostatic precipitator (ESP) downstream from the point of injection, captures the reaction products along with the fly ash entrained in the flue gas. The demonstration is being conducted at Penelec`s Seward Station, Unit No. 15. This boiler is a 147 MWe coal-fired unit, which utilizes Pennsylvania bituminous coal (approximately 1.2 to 2.5% sulfur). One of the two flue gas ducts leading from the boiler has been retrofitted with the CZD technology. The first existing ESP installed in the station is immediately behind the air preheater. The second ESP, installed about 15 years ago, is about 80 feet away from the first ESP. The goal of this demonstration is to prove the technical and economic feasibility of the CZD technology on a commercial scale. The process is expected to achieve 50% SO{sub 2}

  9. Ultraviolet radiation in the southern seas in early spring 1993

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    Wendler, G.; Quakenbush, T. [Univ. of Alaska, Fairbanks, AK (United States)

    1994-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

    The National Science Foundation research vessel Nathaniel B. Palmer carried out a cruise to Antarctica in early spring of 1993. It left Punta Arenas, Chile, close to the tip of South America on 11 August 1993. sailed south for 3 days to the tip of The Antarctic Peninsula, stopping at O`Higgens and Palmer Stations, and from there went southwest and into the Bellingshausen sea. On 10 September, it reached the most southerly position, 71{degrees}S, some distance north of the Thurston Island. From there, it went as far as 110{degrees}W before returning to Punta Arenas. The main purpose of the cruise was to investigate the snow- and sea-ice thickness, properties, and structures in this part of the southern oceans. It also allowed us to carry out continuous radiation measurements. We measured the following fluxes: global radiation (Eppley PSP), infrared incoming radiation (Eppley Pyrgeometer PIR), ultraviolet-A radiation (Eppley UV meter), ultraviolet-B radiation (Yankee Environmental Systems), and pitch and roll of the ship (Lucas Sensing Systems, Inc.). All instruments were sampled twice per second (Campbell Scientific, Model 21 X), and a notebook computer (ASI Patriot) stored 1-minute averages of the radiation data and 1-minute standard deviation of the ship`s pitch and roll. Visual observations of cloud cover were also recorded. 2 refs., 3 figs.

  10. The Spectrum of Thorium from 250 nm to 5500 nm: Ritz Wavelengths and Optimized Energy Levels

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    Redman, Stephen L; Sansonetti, Craig J

    2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    We have made precise observations of a thorium-argon hollow cathode lamp emission spectrum in the region between 350 nm and 1175 nm using a high-resolution Fourier transform spectrometer. Our measurements are combined with results from seven previously published thorium line lists (Giacchetti et al. 1974; Zalubas & Corliss 1974; Zalubas 1976; Palmer & Engleman 1983; Engleman et al. 2003; Lovis & Pepe 2007; Kerber et al. 2008) to re-optimize the energy levels of neutral, singly-, and doubly-ionized thorium (Th I, Th II, and Th III). Using the optimized level values, we calculate accurate Ritz wavelengths for 19679 thorium lines between 250 nm and 5500 nm (40000 1/cm to 1800 1/cm). We have also found 102 new thorium energy levels. A systematic analysis of previous measurements in light of our new results allows us to identify and propose corrections for systematic errors in Palmer & Engleman (1983) and typographical errors and incorrect classifications in Kerber et al. (2008). We also found a la...

  11. Progress of the stochastic cooling system of the Collector Ring

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    Dimopoulou, C; Bohm, R; Dolinskyy, O; Franzke, B; Hettrich, R; Maier, W; Menges, R; Nolden, F; Peschke, C; Petri, P; Steck, M; Thorndahl, L

    2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    An overview of the recent achievements and ongoing developments for the stochastic cooling system of the Collector Ring is given. In focus are the hardware developments as well as the progress in predicting the system performance. The system operates in the frequency band 1-2 GHz, it has to provide fast 3D cooling of antiproton, rare isotope and stable heavy ion beams. The main challenges are (i) the cooling of antiprotons by means of cryogenic movable pick-up electrodes and (ii) the fast two-stage cooling (pre-cooling by the Palmer method, followed by the notch filter method) of the hot rare isotope beams (RIBs). Recently, a novel code for simulating the cooling process in the time domain has been developed at CERN. First results for the momentum cooling for heavy ions in the CR will be shown in comparison with results obtained in the frequency domain with the Fokker-Planck approach.

  12. Modeling Coal Matrix Shrinkage and Differential Swelling with CO2 Injection for Enhanced Coalbed Methane Recovery and Carbon Sequestration Applications

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    L. J. Pekot; S. R. Reeves

    2002-03-31T23:59:59.000Z

    Matrix shrinkage and swelling can cause profound changes in porosity and permeability of coalbed methane reservoirs during depletion or when under CO{sub 2} injection processes, with significant implication for primary or enhanced methane recovery. Two models that are used to describe these effects are discussed. The first was developed by Advanced Resources International (ARI) and published in 1990 by Sawyer, et al. The second model was published by Palmer and Mansoori in 1996. This paper shows that the two provide equivalent results for most applications. However, their differences in formulation cause each to have relative advantages and disadvantages under certain circumstances. Specifically, the former appears superior for undersaturated coalbed methane reservoirs while the latter would be better if a case is found where matrix swelling is strongly disproportional to gas concentration. Since its presentation in 1996, the Palmer and Mansoori model has justifiably received much critical praise. However, the model developed by ARI for the COMET reservoir simulation program has been in use since 1990, and has significant advantages in certain settings. A review of data published by Levine in 1996 reveals that carbon dioxide causes a greater degree of coal matrix swelling compared to methane, even when measured on a unit of concentration basis. This effect is described in this report as differential swelling. Differential swelling may have important consequences for enhanced coalbed methane and carbon sequestration projects. To handle the effects of differential swelling, an extension to the matrix shrinkage and swelling model used by the COMET simulator is presented and shown to replicate the data of Levine. Preliminary field results from a carbon dioxide injection project are also presented in support of the extended model. The field evidence supports that considerable changes to coal permeability occur with CO{sub 2} injection, with significant implication for the design, implementation and performance of enhanced coalbed methane recovery and CO{sub 2} sequestration projects.

  13. University of Alaska Coastal Marine Institute annual report number 5, fiscal year 1998

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    Alexander, V.

    1998-12-18T23:59:59.000Z

    The University of Alaska Coastal Marine Institute (CMI) was created by a cooperative agreement between the University of Alaska and the Minerals Management Service (MMS) in June 1993 and the first full funding cycle began late in (federal) fiscal year 1994. CMI is pleased to present this 1998 Annual Report for studies ongoing in Oct 1997--Sep 1998. Only abstracts and study products for ongoing projects are included here. They include: An Economic Assessment of the Marine Biotechnology; Kachemak Bay Experimental and Monitoring Studies; Historical Changes in Trace Metals and Hydrocarbons in the Inner Shelf Sediments; Beaufort Sea: Prior and Subsequent to Petroleum-Related Industrial Developments; Physical-Biological Numerical Modeling on Alaskan Arctic Shelves; Defining Habitats for Juvenile Flatfishes in Southcentral Alaska; Relationship of Diet to Habitat Preferences of Juvenile Flatfishes, Phase 1; Subsistence Economies and North Slope Oil Development; Wind Field Representations and Their Effect on Shelf Circulation Models: A Case Study in the Chukchi Sea; Interaction between Marine Humic Matter and Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Lower Cook Inlet and Port Valdez, Alaska; Correction Factor for Ringed Seal Surveys in Northern Alaska; Feeding Ecology of Maturing Sockeye Salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka) in Nearshore Waters of the Kodiak Archipelago; and Circulation, Thermohaline Structure, and Cross-Shelf Transport in the Alaskan Beaufort Sea.

  14. FETC/EPRI Biomass Cofiring Cooperative Agreement. Quarterly technical report, September 26-December 31, 1996

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    Hughes, E. Tillman, D.

    1997-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Biomass utilization to reduce fossil C0{sub 2} emissions is being supported by sixteen (16) EPRI research projects, each contributing to the commercialization of systems to address greenhouse gas emissions. These projects include: (1) cofiring combustion testing at the Seward Generating Station of GPU Genco; (2) fuel preparation testing at the Greenidge Generating Station of NYSEG; (3) precommercial testing of cofiring at the Allen and Colbert Fossil Plants of TVA; (4) testing of switchgrass cofiring at the Blount St. Station of Madison Gas & Electric; (5) high percentage biomass cofiring with Southern Company; (6) urban wood waste cofiring at the supercritical cyclone boiler at Michigan City Generating Station of Northern Indiana Public Service Co. (NIPSCO); (7) evaluation of switchgrass cofiring with Nebraska Public Power District at Sandia National Laboratories in Livermore, CA; (8) waste plastics cofiring with Duke Power in a tangentially-fired pulverized coal (PC) boiler; (9) cofiring a mixture of plastics, fiber, and pulp industry wastes with South Carolina Electric and Gas; (10) urban wood waste cofiring evaluation and testing by the University of Pittsburgh in stoker boilers; (11) assessment of toxic emissions from cofiring of wood and coal; (12) development of fuel and power plant models for analysis and interpretation of cofiring results; (13) analysis of C0{sub 2} utilization in algal systems for wastewater treatment; (14) combustion testing and combustor development focusing on high percentage cofiring; (15) analysis of problems and potential solutions to the sale of flyash from coal- fired boilers practicing cofiring; and (16) analysis of C0{sub 2} capture and disposal systems. EPRI is supported in these efforts by numerous contractors including: Foster Wheeler Environmental Corporation, Battelle Columbus Laboratories, New York State Electric and Gas Co., Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), NIPSCO, the University of Pittsburgh, John Benneman, and others. These projects address various aspects of cofiring for C0{sub 2} mitigation including testing of cofiring with various fuels, and in all types of boilers; development of analytical tools to support the cofiring assessment; addressing specific barriers to cofiring such as the sale of flyash; longer term technology development; and evaluating alternative methods for C0{sub 2} mitigation. Taken together, they address the critical concerns associated with this approach to biofuel utilization. As such, they support implementation of the most promising near-term approach to biomass usage for greenhouse gas mitigation. This report contains a brief description of each project. It then reports the progress made during the first quarter of the contract, focusing upon test results from the Allen Fossil Plant, where precommercial testing at a cyclone boiler was used to evaluate particle size and NO{sub x} emissions from cofiring.

  15. Hydraulic Shuttle Irradiation System (HSIS) Recently Installed in the Advanced Test Reactor (ATR)

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    A. Joseph Palmer; Gerry L. McCormick; Shannon J. Corrigan

    2010-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

    2010 International Congress on Advances in Nuclear Power Plants (ICAPP10) ANS Annual Meeting Imbedded Topical San Diego, CA June 13 17, 2010 Hydraulic Shuttle Irradiation System (HSIS) Recently Installed in the Advanced Test Reactor (ATR) Author: A. Joseph Palmer, Mechanical Engineer, Irradiation Test Programs, 208-526-8700, Joe.Palmer@INL.gov Affiliation: Idaho National Laboratory P.O. Box 1625, MS-3840 Idaho Falls, ID 83415 INL/CON-10-17680 ABSTRACT Most test reactors are equipped with shuttle facilities (sometimes called rabbit tubes) whereby small capsules can be inserted into the reactor and retrieved during power operations. With the installation of Hydraulic Shuttle Irradiation System (HSIS) this capability has been restored to the Advanced Test Reactor (ATR) at Idaho National Laboratory (INL). The general design and operating principles of this system were patterned after the hydraulic rabbit at Oak Ridge National Laboratorys (ORNL) High Flux Isotope Reactor (HFIR), which has operated successfully for many years. Using primary coolant as the motive medium the HSIS system is designed to simultaneously transport fourteen shuttle capsules, each 16 mm OD x 57 mm long, to and from the B-7 position of the reactor. The B-7 position is one of the higher flux positions in the reactor with typical thermal and fast (>1 Mev) fluxes of 2.8E+14 n/cm2/sec and 1.9E+14 n/cm2/sec respectively. The available space inside each shuttle is approximately 14 mm diameter x 50 mm long. The shuttle containers are made from titanium which was selected for its low neutron activation properties and durability. Shuttles can be irradiated for time periods ranging from a few minutes to several months. The Send and Receive Station (SRS) for the HSIS is located 2.5 m deep in the ATR canal which allows irradiated shuttles to be easily moved from the SRS to a wet loaded cask, or transport pig. The HSIS system first irradiated (empty) shuttles in September 2009 and has since completed a Readiness Assessment in November 2009. The HSIS is a key component of the ATR National Scientific User Facility (NSUF) operated by Battelle Energy Alliance, LLC and is available to a wide variety of university researchers for nuclear fuels and materials experiments as well as medical isotope research and production.

  16. Chemical and Microbial Characterization of North Slope Viscous Oils to Assess Viscosity Reduction and Enhanced Recovery

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    Shirish Patil; Abhijit Dandekar; Mary Beth Leigh

    2008-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

    A large proportion of Alaska North Slope (ANS) oil exists in the form of viscous deposits, which cannot be produced entirely using conventional methods. Microbially enhanced oil recovery (MEOR) is a promising approach for improving oil recovery for viscous deposits. MEOR can be achieved using either ex situ approaches such as flooding with microbial biosurfactants or injection of exogenous surfactant-producing microbes into the reservoir, or by in situ approaches such as biostimulation of indigenous surfactant-producing microbes in the oil. Experimental work was performed to analyze the potential application of MEOR to the ANS oil fields through both ex situ and in situ approaches. A microbial formulation containing a known biosurfactant-producing strain of Bacillus licheniformis was developed in order to simulate MEOR. Coreflooding experiments were performed to simulate MEOR and quantify the incremental oil recovery. Properties like viscosity, density, and chemical composition of oil were monitored to propose a mechanism for oil recovery. The microbial formulation significantly increased incremental oil recovery, and molecular biological analyses indicated that the strain survived during the shut-in period. The indigenous microflora of ANS heavy oils was investigated to characterize the microbial communities and test for surfactant producers that are potentially useful for biostimulation. Bacteria that reduce the surface tension of aqueous media were isolated from one of the five ANS oils (Milne Point) and from rock oiled by the Exxon Valdez oil spill (EVOS), and may prove valuable for ex situ MEOR strategies. The total bacterial community composition of the six different oils was evaluated using molecular genetic tools, which revealed that each oil tested possessed a unique fingerprint indicating a diverse bacterial community and varied assemblages. Collectively we have demonstrated that there is potential for in situ and ex situ MEOR of ANS oils. Future work should focus on lab and field-scale testing of ex situ MEOR using Bacillus licheniformis as well as the biosurfactant-producing strains we have newly isolated from the Milne Point reservoir and the EVOS environment.

  17. STUDY OF TRANSPORTATION OF GTL PRODUCTS FROM ALASKAN NORTH SLOPE (ANS) TO MARKETS

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    Godwin A. Chukwu, Ph.D., P.E.

    2002-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

    The Alaskan North Slope is one of the largest hydrocarbon reserves in the US where Gas-to-Liquids (GTL) technology can be successfully implemented. The proven and recoverable reserves of conventional natural gas in the developed and undeveloped fields in the Alaskan North Slope (ANS) are estimated to be 38 trillion standard cubic feet (TCF) and estimates of additional undiscovered gas reserves in the Arctic field range from 64 TCF to 142 TCF. Transportation of the natural gas from the remote ANS is the key issue in effective utilization of this valuable and abundance resource. The throughput of oil through the Trans Alaska Pipeline System (TAPS) has been on decline and is expected to continue to decline in future. It is projected that by the year 2015, ANS crude oil production will decline to such a level that there will be a critical need for pumping additional liquid from GTL process to provide an adequate volume for economic operation of TAPS. The pumping of GTL products through TAPS will significantly increase its economic life. Transporting GTL products from the North Slope of Alaska down to the Marine terminal at Valdez is no doubt the great challenge facing the Gas to Liquids options of utilizing the abundant natural gas resource of the North Slope. The primary purpose of this study was to evaluate and assess the economic feasibility of transporting GTL products through the TAPS. Material testing program for GTL and GTL/Crude oil blends was designed and implemented for measurement of physical properties of GTL products. The measurement and evaluation of the properties of these materials were necessary so as to access the feasibility of transporting such materials through TAPS under cold arctic conditions. Results of the tests indicated a trend of increasing yield strength with increasing wax content. GTL samples exhibited high gel strengths at temperatures as high as 20 F, which makes it difficult for cold restart following winter shutdowns. Simplified analytical models were developed to study the flow of GTL and GTL/crude oil blends through TAPS in both commingled and batch flow models. The economics of GTL transportations by either commingled or batching mode were evaluated. The choice of mode of transportation of GTL products through TAPS would depend on the expected purity of the product and a trade-off between loss in product value due to contamination and cost of keeping the product pure at the discharge terminal.

  18. Support of Gulf of Mexico Hydrate Research Consortium: Activities to Support Establishment of a Sea Floor Monitoring Station Project

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    Carol Lutken

    2006-09-30T23:59:59.000Z

    The Gulf of Mexico Hydrates Research Consortium (GOM-HRC) was established in 1999 to assemble leaders in gas hydrates research. The Consortium is administered by the Center for Marine Resources and Environmental Technology, CMRET, at the University of Mississippi. The primary objective of the group is to design and emplace a remote monitoring station or sea floor observatory (MS/SFO) on the sea floor in the northern Gulf of Mexico by the year 2007, in an area where gas hydrates are known to be present at, or just below, the sea floor. This mission, although unavoidably delayed by hurricanes and other disturbances, necessitates assembling a station that will monitor physical and chemical parameters of the marine environment, including sea water and sea-floor sediments, on a more-or-less continuous basis over an extended period of time. In 2005, biological monitoring, as a means of assessing environmental health, was added to the mission of the MS/SFO. Establishment of the Consortium has succeeded in fulfilling the critical need to coordinate activities, avoid redundancies and communicate effectively among researchers in the arena of gas hydrates research. Complementary expertise, both scientific and technical, has been assembled to promote innovative research methods and construct necessary instrumentation. The observatory has now achieved a microbial dimension in addition to the geophysical, geological, and geochemical components it had already included. Initial components of the observatory, a probe that collects pore-fluid samples and another that records sea floor temperatures, were deployed in Mississippi Canyon 118 in May of 2005. Follow-up deployments, planned for fall 2005, had to be postponed due to the catastrophic effects of Hurricane Katrina (and later, Rita) on the Gulf Coast. Station/observatory completion, anticipated for 2007, will likely be delayed by at least one year. The CMRET has conducted several research cruises during this reporting period: one in April, one in June, one in September. April's effort was dedicated to surveying the mound at MC118 with the Surface-Source-Deep-Receiver (SSDR) seismic surveying system. This survey was completed in June and water column and bottom samples were collected via box coring. A microbial filtering system developed by Consortium participants at the University of Georgia was also deployed, run for {approx}12 hours and retrieved. The September cruise, designed to deploy, test, and in some cases recover, geochemical and microbial instruments and experiments took place aboard Harbor Branch's Seward Johnson and employed the Johnson SeaLink manned submersible. The seafloor monitoring station/observatory is funded approximately equally by three federal Agencies: Minerals Management Services (MMS) of the Department of the Interior (DOI), National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) of the Department of Energy (DOE), and the National Institute for Undersea Science and Technology (NIUST), an agency of the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Subcontractors with FY03 funding fulfilled their technical reporting requirements in a previously submitted report (41628R10). Only unresolved matching funds issues remain and will be addressed in the report of the University of Mississippi's Office of Research and Sponsored Programs. In addition, Barrodale Computing Services Ltd. (BCS) completed their work; their final report is the bulk of the semiannual report that precedes (abstract truncated)

  19. A new list of thorium and argon spectral lines in the visible

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    C. Lovis; F. Pepe

    2007-03-15T23:59:59.000Z

    Aims. We present a new list of thorium and argon emission lines in the visible obtained by analyzing high-resolution (R=110,000) spectra of a ThAr hollow cathode lamp. The aim of this new line list is to allow significant improvements in the quality of wavelength calibration for medium- to high-resolution astronomical spectrographs. Methods. We use a series of ThAr lamp exposures obtained with the HARPS instrument (High Accuracy Radial-velocity Planet Searcher) to detect previously unknown lines, perform a systematic search for blended lines and correct individual wavelengths by determining the systematic offset of each line relative to the average wavelength solution. Results. We give updated wavelengths for more than 8400 lines over the spectral range 3785-6915 A. The typical internal uncertainty on the line positions is estimated to be ~10 m/s (3.3 parts in 10^8 or 0.18 mA), which is a factor of 2-10 better than the widely used Los Alamos Atlas of the Thorium Spectrum (Palmer & Engleman 1983). The absolute accuracy of the global wavelength scale is the same as in the Los Alamos Atlas. Using this new line list on HARPS ThAr spectra, we are able to obtain a global wavelength calibration which is precise at the 20 cm/s level (6.7 parts in 10^10 or 0.0037 mA). Conclusions. Several research fields in astronomy requiring high-precision wavelength calibration in the visible (e.g. radial velocity planet searches, variability of fundamental constants) should benefit from using the new line list.

  20. The program in muon and neutrino physics: Superbeams, cold muon beams, neutrino factory and the muon collider

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    R. Raja et al.

    2001-08-08T23:59:59.000Z

    The concept of a Muon Collider was first proposed by Budker [10] and by Skrinsky [11] in the 60s and early 70s. However, there was little substance to the concept until the idea of ionization cooling was developed by Skrinsky and Parkhomchuk [12]. The ionization cooling approach was expanded by Neufer [13] and then by Palmer [14], whose work led to the formation of the Neutrino Factory and Muon Collider Collaboration (MC) [3] in 1995. The concept of a neutrino source based on a pion storage ring was originally considered by Koshkarev [18]. However, the intensity of the muons created within the ring from pion decay was too low to provide a useful neutrino source. The Muon Collider concept provided a way to produce a very intense muon source. The physics potential of neutrino beams produced by muon storage rings was investigated by Geer in 1997 at a Fermilab workshop [19, 20] where it became evident that the neutrino beams produced by muon storage rings needed for the muon collider were exciting on their own merit. The neutrino factory concept quickly captured the imagination of the particle physics community, driven in large part by the exciting atmospheric neutrino deficit results from the SuperKamiokande experiment. As a result, the MC realized that a Neutrino Factory could be an important first step toward a Muon Collider and the physics that could be addressed by a Neutrino Factory was interesting in its own right. With this in mind, the MC has shifted its primary emphasis toward the issues relevant to a Neutrino Factory. There is also considerable international activity on Neutrino Factories, with international conferences held at Lyon in 1999, Monterey in 2000 [21], Tsukuba in 2001 [22], and another planned for London in 2002.

  1. The photodissociation of oxetane at 193 nm as the reverse of the Paterno-Buchi reaction

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    Lee, Shih-Huang [National Synchrotron Radiation Research Center (NSRRC), 101 Hsin-Ann Road, Hsinchu Science Park, Hsinchu 30076, Taiwan (China)

    2009-12-14T23:59:59.000Z

    We investigated the photodissociation of oxetane (1,3-trimethylene oxide) at 193.3 nm in a molecular-beam apparatus using photofragment-translational spectroscopy and selective photoionization. We measured time-of-flight (TOF) spectra and angular anisotropy parameters {beta}(t) as a function of flight time of products at m/z=26-30 u utilizing photoionization energies from 9.8 to 14.8 eV. The TOF distributions of the products alter greatly with the employed photon energy, whereas their {beta}(t) distributions are insensitive to the photon energy. Dissociation to H{sub 2}CO+C{sub 2}H{sub 4} is the major channel in the title reaction. Three distinct dissociation paths with branching ratios 0.923:0.058:0.019 are responsible for the three features observed in the distribution of kinetic energy released in the channel H{sub 2}CO+C{sub 2}H{sub 4}. The observation of H{sub 2} and H atoms, {approx}1% in branching, indicates that products H{sub 2}CO and C{sub 2}H{sub 4} spontaneously decompose to only a small extent. Most HCO, C{sub 2}H{sub 3}, and C{sub 2}H{sub 2} ions originate from dissociative photoionization of products H{sub 2}CO and C{sub 2}H{sub 4}. Except atomic H and H{sub 2}, the photoproducts have large angular anisotropies, {beta}{>=}-0.8, which reflects rapid dissociation of oxetane following optical excitation at 193.3 nm. The mechanisms of dissociation of oxetane are addressed. Our results confirm the quantum-chemical calculations of Palmer et al. and provide profound insight into the Paterno-Buchi reaction.

  2. Analysis of Renewable Energy Potential on U. S. National Forest Lands

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    Zvolanek, E. [Environmental Science Division] [Environmental Science Division; Kuiper, J. [Environmental Science Division] [Environmental Science Division; Carr, A. [Environmental Science Division] [Environmental Science Division; Hlava, K.

    2013-12-13T23:59:59.000Z

    In 2005, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) completed an assessment of the potential for solar and wind energy development on National Forest System (NFS) public lands managed by the US Department of Agriculture, U.S. Forest Service (USFS). This report provides an update of the analysis in the NREL report, and extends the analysis with additional siting factors for solar and wind energy. It also expands the scope to biomass and geothermal energy resources. Hydropower is acknowledged as another major renewable energy source on NFS lands; however, it was not analyzed in this project primarily because of the substantially different analysis that would be needed to identify suitable locations. Details about each renewable energy production technology included in the study are provided following the report introduction, including how each resource is converted to electrical power, and examples of existing power plants. The analysis approach was to use current and available Geographic Information System (GIS) data to map the distribution of the subject renewable energy resources, major siting factors, and NFS lands. For each major category of renewable energy power production, a set of siting factors were determined, including minimum levels for the renewable energy resources, and details for each of the other siting factors. Phase 1 of the analysis focused on replicating and updating the 2005 NREL analysis, and Phase 2 introduced additional siting factors and energy resources. Source data were converted to a cell?based format that helped create composite maps of locations meeting all the siting criteria. Acreages and potential power production levels for NFS units were tabulated and are presented throughout this report and the accompanying files. NFS units in the southwest United States were found to have the most potentially suitable land for concentrating solar power (CSP), especially in Arizona and New Mexico. In total, about 136,032 acres of NFS lands were found potentially suitable for CSP development, potentially yielding as much as 13,603 megawatts (MW) of electricity, assuming 10 acres per MW. For photovoltaic solar power (PV), the top NFS units were more widely distributed than CSP. Notably, more than 150,000 acres in Comanche National Grassland in Colorado were found to be potentially suitable for PV development, accounting for more than 25% of the potentially suitable NFS lands combined. In total, about 564,698 acres of NFS lands were found potentially suitable for PV development, potentially yielding as much as 56,469 MW of electricity, assuming 10 acres per MW. NFS units most suitable for wind power are concentrated in the northern Great Plains. In total, about 3,357,792 acres of NFS lands were found potentially suitable for wind development, potentially yielding as much as 67,156 MW of electricity, assuming 50 acres per MW. Of that area, 571,431 acres (11,429 MW) are located within the Bankhead?Jones Farm Tenant Act Land in Montana. NFS lands in Alaska have considerable wind resources, but other siting factors eliminated almost the entire area. The southwest coast of Chugach National Forest, near Seward, Alaska, maintains the majority of the remaining acreage. NFS units with highly suitable biomass resources are located from Idaho to Louisiana. In total, about 13,967,077 acres of NFS lands are potentially highly suitable for biomass from logging and thinning residue development. Of that, 1,542,247 acres is located in Fremont?Winema National Forest in Oregon. Not surprisingly, most NFS units have at least some level of potentially suitable biomass resources. In general, biomass resources such as these could significantly offset consumption of coal and petroleum?based fuels. NFS units deemed potentially highly suitable for enhanced geothermal system (EGS) development were distributed widely from California to Virginia, accounting for some 6,475,459 acres. Mark Twain National Forest in Missouri has the largest area of all the NFS units, with 900,637 acres. While more rigorous studies are needed

  3. Support of Gulf of Mexico Hydrate Research Consortium: Activities of Support Establishment of a Sea Floor Monitoring Station Project

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    J. Robert Woolsey; Thomas McGee; Carol Lutken

    2008-05-31T23:59:59.000Z

    The Gulf of Mexico Hydrates Research Consortium (GOM-HRC) was established in 1999 to assemble leaders in gas hydrates research that shared the need for a way to conduct investigations of gas hydrates and their stability zone in the Gulf of Mexico in situ on a more-or-less continuous basis. The primary objective of the group is to design and emplace a remote monitoring station or sea floor observatory (SFO) on the sea floor in the northern Gulf of Mexico, in an area where gas hydrates are known to be present at, or just below, the sea floor and to discover the configuration and composition of the subsurface pathways or 'plumbing' through which fluids migrate into and out of the hydrate stability zone (HSZ) to the sediment-water interface. Monitoring changes in this zone and linking them to coincident and perhaps consequent events at the seafloor and within the water column is the eventual goal of the Consortium. This mission includes investigations of the physical, chemical and biological components of the gas hydrate stability zone - the sea-floor/sediment-water interface, the near-sea-floor water column, and the shallow subsurface sediments. The eventual goal is to monitor changes in the hydrate stability zone over time. Establishment of the Consortium succeeded in fulfilling the critical need to coordinate activities, avoid redundancies and communicate effectively among those involved in gas hydrates research. Complementary expertise, both scientific and technical, has been assembled to promote innovative methods and construct necessary instrumentation. Following extensive investigation into candidate sites, Mississippi Canyon 118 (MC118) was chosen by consensus of the Consortium at their fall, 2004, meeting as the site most likely to satisfy all criteria established by the group. Much of the preliminary work preceding the establishment of the site - sensor development and testing, geophysical surveys, and laboratory studies - has been reported in agency documents including the Final Technical Report to DOE covering Cooperative Agreement DEFC26-00NT40920 and Semiannual Progress Reports for this award, DE-FC26-02NT41628. Initial components of the observatory, a probe that collects pore-fluid samples and another that records sea floor temperatures, were deployed in MC118 in May of 2005. Follow-up deployments, planned for fall 2005, had to be postponed due to the catastrophic effects of Hurricane Katrina (and later, Rita) on the Gulf Coast. SFO completion, now anticipated for 2009-10, has, therefore, been delayed. Although delays caused scheduling and deployment difficulties, many sensors and instruments were completed during this period. Software has been written that will accommodate the data that the station retrieves, when it begins to be delivered. In addition, new seismic data processing software has been written to treat the peculiar data to be received by the vertical line array (VLA) and additional software has been developed that will address the horizontal line array (HLA) data. These packages have been tested on data from the test deployments of the VLA and on data from other, similar, areas of the Gulf (in the case of the HLA software). During the life of this Cooperative Agreement (CA), the CMRET conducted many cruises. Early in the program these were executed primarily to survey potential sites and test sensors and equipment being developed for the SFO. When MC118 was established as the observatory site, subsequent cruises focused on this location. Beginning in 2005 and continuing to the present, 13 research cruises to MC118 have been conducted by the Consortium. During September, 2006, the Consortium was able to secure 8 days aboard the R/V Seward Johnson with submersible Johnson SeaLink, a critical chapter in the life of the Observatory project as important documentation, tests, recoveries and deployments were accomplished during this trip (log appended). Consortium members have participated materially in a number of additional cruises including several of the NIUST autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV), Ea

  4. Biomedical Engineering Bionanosystems Research at Louisiana Tech University

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    Palmer, James; Lvov, Yuri; Hegab, Hisham; Snow, Dale; Wilson, Chester; McDonald, John; Walker, Lynn; Pratt, Jon; Davis, Despina; Agarwal, Mangilal; DeCoster, Mark; Feng, June; Que, Long; O'Neal, Chad; Guilbeau, Eric; Zivanovic, Sandra; Dobbins, Tabbetha; Gold, Scott; Mainardi, Daniela; Gowda, Shathabish; Napper, Stan

    2010-03-25T23:59:59.000Z

    The nature of this project is to equip and support research in nanoengineered systems for biomedical, bioenvironmental, and bioenergy applications. Funds provided by the Department of Energy (DoE) under this Congressional Directive were used to support two ongoing research projects at Louisiana Tech University in biomedical, bioenvironmental, and bioenergy applications. Two major projects (Enzyme Immobilization for Large Scale Reactors to Reduce Cellulosic Ethanol Costs, and Nanocatalysts for Coal and Biomass Conversion to Diesel Fuel) and to fund three to five additional seed projects were funded using the project budget. The project funds also allowed the purchase and repair of sophisticated research equipment that will support continued research in these areas for many years to come. Project funds also supported faculty, graduate students, and undergraduate students, contributing to the development of a technically sophisticated work force in the region and the State. Descriptions of the technical accomplishments for each funded project are provided. Biofuels are an important part of the solution for sustainable transportation fuel and energy production for the future. Unfortunately, the country's appetite for fuel cannot be satisfied with traditional sugar crops such as sugar cane or corn. Emerging technologies are allowing cellulosic biomass (wood, grass, stalks, etc.) to also be converted into ethanol. Cellulosic ethanol does not compete with food production and it has the potential to decrease greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 86% versus current fossil fuels (current techniques for corn ethanol only reduce greenhouse gases by 19%). Because of these advantages, the federal government has made cellulosic ethanol a high priority. The Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 (EISA) requires a minimum production of at least 16 billion gallons of cellulosic ethanol by 2022. Indeed, the Obama administration has signaled an ambitious commitment of achieving 2 billion gallons of cellulosic ethanol by 2013. Louisiana is well positioned to become a national contributor in cellulosic ethanol, with an excellent growing season, a strong pulp/paper industry, and one of the nation's first cellulosic ethanol demonstration plants. Dr. Palmer in Chemical Engineering at Louisiana Tech University is collaborating with Drs. Lvov and Snow in Chemistry and Dr. Hegab in Mechanical Engineering to capitalize on these advantages by applying nanotechnology to improve the cellulosic ethanol processes. In many of these processes, expensive enzymes are used to convert the cellulose to sugars. The nanotechnology processes developed at Louisiana Tech University can immobilize these enzymes and therefore significantly reduce the overall costs of the process. Estimates of savings range from approximately $32 million at each cellulosic ethanol plant, to $7.5 billion total if the 16 billion gallons of cellulosic ethanol is achieved. This process has the advantage of being easy to apply in a large-scale commercial environment and can immobilize a wide variety or mixture of enzymes for production. Two primary objectives with any immobilization technique are to demonstrate reusability and catalytic activity (both reuse of the immobilized enzyme and reuse of the polymer substrate). The scale-up of the layering-by-layering process has been a focus this past year as some interesting challenges in the surface chemistry have become evident. Catalytic activity of cellulase is highly dependent upon how the feed material is pretreated to enhance digestion. Therefore, efforts this year have been performed this year to characterize our process on a few of the more prevalent pretreatment methods.

  5. Oceanic Trace Gases Numeric Data Packages from the Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center (CDIAC)

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    CDIAC products include numeric data packages, publications, trend data, atlases, models, etc. and can be searched for by subject area, keywords, authors, product numbers, time periods, collection sites, spatial references, etc. Most data sets or packages, many with numerous data files, are free to download from CDIAC's ftp area. CDIAC lists the following numeric data packages under the broad heading of Oceanic Trace Gases: Carbon Dioxide, Hydrographic, and Chemical Data Obtained during the R/V Ronald H. Brown Repeat Hydrography Cruise in the Atlantic Ocean: CLIVAR CO2 Section A16S_2005 ( 01/11/05 - 022405) Determination of Carbon Dioxide, Hydrographic, and Chemical Parameters during the R/V Nathaniel B. Palmer Cruise in the Southern Indian Ocean (WOCE Section S04I, 050396 - 070496) Inorganic Carbon, Nutrient, and Oxygen Data from the R/V Ronald H. Brown Repeat Hydrography Cruise in the Atlantic Ocean: CLIVAR CO2 Section A16N_2003a (060403 081103) Carbon Dioxide, Hydrographic, and Chemical Data Obtained During the R/V Maurice Ewing Cruise in the Atlantic Ocean (WOCE Section A17, 010494 - 032194) Global Ocean Data Analysis Project GLODAP: Results and Data Carbon Dioxide, Hydrographic, and Chemical Data Obtained During the R/V Knorr Cruises in the North Atlantic Ocean on WOCE Sections AR24 (1102 120596) and A24, A20, and A22 (053097 090397) Carbon Dioxide, Hydrographic and Chemical Data Obtained During the Nine R/V Knorr Cruises Comprising the Indian Ocean CO2 Survey (WOCE Sections I8SI9S, I9N, I8NI5E, I3, I5WI4, I7N, I1, I10, and I2; 120 194 012296) Carbon Dioxide, Hydrographic, and Chemical Data Obtained During the R/V Meteor Cruise 28/1 in the South Atlantic Ocean (WOCE Section A8, 032994 - 051294) Carbon Dioxide, Hydrographic, and Chemical Data Obtained During the R/V Knorr Cruise 138-3, -4, and -5 in the South Pacific Ocean (WOCE Sections P6E, P6C, and P6W, 050292 - 073092) Global Distribution of Total Inorganic Carbon and Total Alkalinity below the deepest winter mixed layer depths Carbon Dioxide, Hydrographic, and Chemical Data Obtained During the R/V John V. Vickers Cruise in the Pacific Ocean (WOCE Section P13, NOAA CGC92 Cruise, 080492 102192) Carbon Dioxide, Hydrographic, and Chemical Data Obtained During the R/V Hesperides Cruise in the Atlantic Ocean (WOCE Section A5, 071492 - 081592) Carbon Dioxide, Hydrographic, and Chemical Data Obtained During the R/V Thomas G. Thompson Cruise in the Pacific Ocean (WOCE Section P10, 100593 111093) The International Intercomparison Exercise of Underway fCO2 Systems during the R/V Meteor Cruise 36/1 in the North Atlantic Ocean Carbon Dioxide, Hydrographic, and Chemical Data Obtained during the R/V Meteor Cruise 22/5 in the South Atlantic Ocean (WOCE Section A10, Dec. 1992-Jan, 1993) Carbon Dioxide, Hydrographic, and Chemical Data Obtained in the South Pacific Ocean (WOCE Sections P16A/P17A, P17E/P19S, and P19C, R/V Knorr , Oct. 1992-April 1993) Surface Water and Atmospheric Underway Carbon Data Obtained During the World Ocean Circulation Experiment Indian Ocean Survey Cruises (R/V Knorr, Dec. 1994 Jan, 1996) Carbon Dioxide, Hydrographic, and Chemical Data Obtained During the R/V Akademik Ioffe Cruise in the South Pacific Ocean (WOCE Section S4P, Feb.-April 1992) Carbon Dioxide, Hydrographic, and Chemical Data Obtained During the R/V Thomas Washington Cruise TUNES-1 in the Equatorial Pacific Ocean (WOCE section P17C) Carbon Dioxide, Hydrographic, and Chemical Data Obtained During the R/V Thomas Washington Cruise TUNES-3 in the Equatorial Pacific Ocean (WOCE section P16C) Carbon-14 Measurements in Surface Water CO2 from the Atlantic, Indian and Pacific Oceans, 1965-1994 Carbon Dioxide, Hydrographic, and Chemical Data Obtained During R/V Meteor Cruise 18/1 in the North Atlantic Ocean (WOCE Section A1E) Carbon Dioxide, Hydrographic, and Chemical Data Obtained in the Central South Pacific Ocean (WOCE Sections P17S and P16S) during the TUNES-2 Expedition of the R/V Th

  6. LIBS Spectral Data for a Mixed Actinide Fuel Pellet Containing Uranium, Plutonium, Neptunium and Americium

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    Judge, Elizabeth J. [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Berg, John M. [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Le, Loan A. [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Lopez, Leon N. [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Barefield, James E. [Los Alamos National Laboratory

    2012-06-18T23:59:59.000Z

    Laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy (LIBS) was used to analyze a mixed actinide fuel pellet containing 75% UO{sub 2}/20% PuO{sub 2}/3% AmO{sub 2}/2% NpO{sub 2}. The preliminary data shown here is the first report of LIBS analysis of a mixed actinide fuel pellet, to the authors knowledge. The LIBS spectral data was acquired in a plutonium facility at Los Alamos National Laboratory where the sample was contained within a glove box. The initial installation of the glove box was not intended for complete ultraviolet (UV), visible (VIS) and near infrared (NIR) transmission, therefore the LIBS spectrum is truncated in the UV and NIR regions due to the optical transmission of the window port and filters that were installed. The optical collection of the emission from the LIBS plasma will be optimized in the future. However, the preliminary LIBS data acquired is worth reporting due to the uniqueness of the sample and spectral data. The analysis of several actinides in the presence of each other is an important feature of this analysis since traditional methods must chemically separate uranium, plutonium, neptunium, and americium prior to analysis. Due to the historic nature of the sample fuel pellet analyzed, the provided sample composition of 75% UO{sub 2}/20% PuO{sub 2}/3% AmO{sub 2}/2% NpO{sub 2} cannot be confirm without further analytical processing. Uranium, plutonium, and americium emission lines were abundant and easily assigned while neptunium was more difficult to identify. There may be several reasons for this observation, other than knowing the exact sample composition of the fuel pellet. First, the atomic emission wavelength resources for neptunium are limited and such techniques as hollow cathode discharge lamp have different dynamics than the plasma used in LIBS which results in different emission spectra. Secondly, due to the complex sample of four actinide elements, which all have very dense electronic energy levels, there may be reactions and interactions occurring within the plasma, such as collisional energy transfer, that might be a factor in the reduction in neptunium emission lines. Neptunium has to be analyzed alone using LIBS to further understand the dynamics that may be occurring in the plasma of the mixed actinide fuel pellet sample. The LIBS data suggests that the emission spectrum for the mixed actinide fuel pellet is not simply the sum of the emission spectra of the pure samples but is dependent on the species present in the plasma and the interactions and reactions that occur within the plasma. Finally, many of the neptunium lines are in the near infrared region which is drastically reduced in intensity by the current optical setup and possibly the sensitivity of the emission detector in the spectral region. Once the optics are replaced and the optical collection system is modified and optimized, the probability of observing emission lines for neptunium might be increased significantly. The mixed actinide fuel pellet was analyzed under the experimental conditions listed in Table 1. The LIBS spectra of the fuel pellet are shown in Figures 1-49. The spectra are labeled with the observed wavelength and atomic species (both neutral (I) and ionic (II)). Table 2 is a complete list of the observed and literature based emission wavelengths. The literature wavelengths have references including NIST Atomic Spectra Database (NIST), B.A. Palmer et al. 'An Atlas of Uranium Emission Intensities in a Hollow Cathode Discharge' taken at the Kitt Peak National Observatory (KPNO), R.L. Kurucz 1995 Atomic Line Data from the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO), J. Blaise et al. 'The Atomic Spectrum of Plutonium' from Argonne National Laboratory (BFG), and M. Fred and F.S. Tomkins, 'Preliminary Term Analysis of Am I and Am II Spectra' (FT). The dash (-) shown under Ionic State indicates that the ionic state of the transition was not available. In the spectra, the dash (-) is replaced with a question mark (?). Peaks that are not assigned are most likely real features and not noise but cannot be confidently assi