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Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment WITSRules and Syllabuses 2012 #12;Degrees and Diplomas in Engineering and the Built Environment Rules and Syllabuses ENGINEERING & THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg Printed by Ultra Litho (Pty) Limited Faculty of Engineering & the Built Environment

Wagner, Stephan

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Responsibility and the traditional Muslim built environment  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

This study aims to analyze the effect of the responsibility enjoyed by individuals over the built environment. To understand these effects the study concentrates on the physical state of the property. It is concluded that ...

Akbar, Jamel A

1984-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Built Environment Analysis Tool: April 2013  

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Built Environment Analysis Tool Built Environment Analysis Tool April 2013 C. Porter Cambridge Systematics, Inc. Cambridge, Massachusetts NREL Technical Monitor: Laura Vimmerstedt Subcontract Report NREL/SR-6A20-58552 May 2013 NREL is a national laboratory of the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy, operated by the Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC. National Renewable Energy Laboratory 15013 Denver West Parkway Golden, Colorado 80401 303-275-3000 * www.nrel.gov Contract No. DE-AC36-08GO28308 Built Environment Analysis Tool April 2013 C. Porter Cambridge Systematics, Inc. Cambridge, Massachusetts NREL Technical Monitor: Laura Vimmerstedt Prepared under Subcontract No. DGJ-1-11857-01 Subcontract Report NREL/SR-6A20-58552

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Built-Environment Wind Turbine Roadmap  

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Built-Environment Wind Turbine Built-Environment Wind Turbine Roadmap J. Smith, T. Forsyth, K. Sinclair, and F. Oteri Technical Report NREL/TP-5000-50499 November 2012 NREL is a national laboratory of the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy, operated by the Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC. National Renewable Energy Laboratory 15013 Denver West Parkway Golden, Colorado 80401 303-275-3000 * www.nrel.gov Contract No. DE-AC36-08GO28308 Built-Environment Wind Turbine Roadmap J. Smith, T. Forsyth, K. Sinclair, and F. Oteri Prepared under Task No. WE11250 Technical Report NREL/TP-5000-50499 November 2012 NOTICE This report was prepared as an account of work sponsored by an agency of the United States government.

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Built Environment Energy Analysis Tool Overview (Presentation)  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

This presentation provides an overview of the Built Environment Energy Analysis Tool, which is designed to assess impacts of future land use/built environment patterns on transportation-related energy use and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. The tool can be used to evaluate a range of population distribution and urban design scenarios for 2030 and 2050. This tool was produced as part of the Transportation Energy Futures (TEF) project, a Department of Energy-sponsored multi-agency project initiated to pinpoint underexplored strategies for abating GHGs and reducing petroleum dependence related to transportation.

Porter, C.

2013-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Analysis of a novel thermoelectric generator in the built environment.  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

??This study centered on a novel thermoelectric generator (TEG) integrated into the built environment. Designed by Watts Thermoelectric LLC, the TEG is essentially a novel… (more)

Lozano, Adolfo

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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School of Architecture and the Built Environment  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

universities and urban stakeholders, such as city governments, construction and real estate companies, and NGOs and water resource techniques, as well as urban and real estate management, environmental strategies Knowledge for a Sustainable Society #12;2 #12;3 Contents 1. THE SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE AND THE BUILT

Lagergren, Jens

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Healing effects of the built environment  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

satisfaction. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 21, 301-s Hospital garden environment: Utilization and consumerT. , & Gärling, T. (1996). Environmental influences on

Sherman, Sandra Anne

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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CATALYSTS AND MAGNETS BUILT ENVIRONMENT EFFECTS ON BICYCLE  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

CATALYSTS AND MAGNETS BUILT ENVIRONMENT EFFECTS ON BICYCLE COMMUTING Jessica Schoner1 August 1, 2013 #12;SCHONER, CAO, & LEVINSON 1 ABSTRACT What effects do bicycle infrastructure and the built environment have on people's decisions to commute by bicycle? While many studies have considered

Levinson, David M.

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Sustainable urban mobility : exploring the role of the built environment  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

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

Zegras, Pericles Christopher, 1968-

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Resilient Design: Transitioning to the New Built Environment  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

Alex Wilson, Founder, BuildingGreen Inc. and Resilient Design Institute, provides context for why we need to be considering resilience in looking at the built environment during the coming decades.

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Catalysts and Magnets: Built Environment Eects on Bicycle Commuting  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Catalysts and Magnets: Built Environment Eects on Bicycle Commuting A THESIS SUBMITTED technical assistance in constructing the bicycle accessibility measure used in this thesis; Humphrey School immeasurable companionship, patience, and support. i #12;Abstract What eects do bicycle infrastructure

Levinson, David M.

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The Gulf War and the environment  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

The Gulf War inflicted dramatic environmental damage upon the fragile desert and shore environments of Kuwait and northeastern Saudi Arabia. Coastal and marine environments experienced oil spills of more than 8 million barrels, which killed wildlife and damaged the fishing industry. In inland Kuwait, hundreds of oil lakes are scattered across the desert surface: these lakes emit noxious gases, drown insects and birds, and may seep to pollute groundwater. Exploding and burning oil wells released soot particles, oil droplets, and noxious chemicals into the atmosphere, spreading air pollution, acid rain, and respiratory problems. Military diggings, constructions, and vehicles have destroyed much of the desert pavement, resulting in increased dust storms and large, moving dunes.

El-Baz, F. (ed.) (Boston Univ., MA (United States). Center for Remote Sensing); Makharita, R.M. (ed.) (World Bank, Washington, DC (United States))

1994-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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CSU - Institute for the Built Environment | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

CSU - Institute for the Built Environment CSU - Institute for the Built Environment Jump to: navigation, search Name CSU - Institute for the Built Environment Address 1000 Oval Drive Place Fort Collins, Colorado Zip 80523 Region Rockies Area Coordinates 40.5756972°, -105.0799842° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":40.5756972,"lon":-105.0799842,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

technology personalized learning educational gaming energy-efficient data storage and computing health, transport and energy school of sustainable engineering and the built environment school of electrical engineering education K-12 STEM electrical energy storage thermal energy storage and conversion energy

Reisslein, Martin

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Airflow and Pollutant Transport Modeling In Indoor and Built Environment  

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

Airflow and Pollutant Transport Modeling In Indoor and Built Environment Airflow and Pollutant Transport Modeling In Indoor and Built Environment Speaker(s): Teshome Edae Jiru Date: October 12, 2009 - 12:12pm Location: 90-3122 Computer simulation is based on mathematical models developed mostly from theoretical science and helps for studying and prediction of the behavior of engineered systems. The advantages of computer simulation are the ease of varying the desired parameters to investigate various possible design scenarios, explore new theories, and design new experiments to test these theories. It also provides detailed information and serves as a powerful alternative to experimental science and observation when phenomena are not observable or when measurements are impractical or too expensive. This seminar presents the different types of mechanistic modeling approaches

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Retrofitting the domestic built environment: investigating household perspectives towards energy efficiency technologies and behaviour.  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

??Retrofitting the UK domestic built environment presents an excellent opportunity to improve its energy performance. However, retrofitting homes is a complex challenge conflated by multiple… (more)

Pelenur, Marcos

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Built Environment and Motor Vehicle Ownership and Use: Evidence from Santiago de Chile  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

This paper examines the relationships between the built environment—both ‘neighborhood’ design characteristics and relative location—and motor vehicle ownership and use in a rapidly motorising, developing city context, ...

Zegras, P. Christopher

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The aesthetic principles of soundscape in architectural design and built environment  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

my personal observations on the issue. Three graphic systems are developed based on the previous researches of soundscape to visualize the coexistence of sonic identities and visual identities in built environment and how both of them interact...

Wang, Keda

2004-09-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Identifying the Impact of the Built Environment on Wildfire Property Damage in California  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Wildfires are a natural hazard that present an increasing risk to communities in fire-prone areas. This study examines the impacts of the municipal-level built environment upon fire damages in California, a particularly fire-vulnerable state...

Makino, Takashi Michael

2013-05-08T23:59:59.000Z

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Tools to improve built environment data collection for indoor microbial ecology investigations  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Abstract Recent studies have greatly increased our knowledge of microbial ecology of the indoor environments in which we live and work. However, the number of studies collecting robust, long-term data using standardized methods to characterize important building characteristics, indoor environmental conditions, or human occupancy – collectively referred to as “built environment data” – remain limited. Insufficiently described built environment data can limit our ability to compare microbial ecology results from one indoor environment to another or to use the results to assess how best to control indoor microbial communities. This work first reviews recent literature on microbial community characterization in indoor environments (primarily those that utilized molecular methods), paying particular attention to the level of assessment of influential built environment characteristics and the specific methods and procedures that were used to collect those data. Based on those observations, we then describe a large suite of indoor environmental and building design and operational parameters that can be measured using standardized methods to inform experimental design in future studies of the microbial ecology of the built environment. This work builds upon the recently developed MIxS-BE package that identifies high-level minimal built environment metadata to collect in microbial ecology studies, primarily by providing more justification, detail, and context for these important parameters and others from the perspective of engineers and building scientists. It is our intent to provide microbial ecologists with knowledge of many of the tools available for built environment data collection, as well as some of the constraints and considerations for these tools, which may improve our ability to design indoor microbial ecology studies that can better inform building design and operation.

Tiffanie Ramos; Brent Stephens

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Bicycling is Different Built Environment Relationships to Non-work Travel  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Bicycling is Different Built Environment Relationships to Non-work Travel Source: Muhs, 2013. relationships, in opposite directions · Bicycling influenced by a different set of characteristics · Results into non-motorized category · More empirical work needed to define a "bicycle supportive environment

Bertini, Robert L.

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Built Environment Energy Analysis Tool Overview (Presentation), NREL (National Renewable Energy Laboratory)  

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

Built Environment Built Environment Energy Analysis Tool Overview Prepared by: Chris Porter Cambridge Systematics, Inc. Cambridge, Massachusetts NREL Technical Monitor: Laura Vimmerstedt March 2013 NREL/PR-6A20-58101 2 Built Environment Energy Analysis Tool Overview Subcontractor: Chris Porter Cambridge Systematics, Inc. 100 Cambridge Park Drive, Suite 400 Cambridge, MA 02140 Period of Performance: June 2011-February 2013 NREL Technical Monitor: Laura Vimmerstedt Prepared under Subcontract No. DGJ-1-11857-01 This publication was reproduced from the best available copy submitted by the subcontractor and received no editorial review at NREL. NOTICE This report was prepared as an account of work sponsored by an agency of the United States government. Neither the

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School of Architecture, Design and the Built Environment Sustainable Product Design  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

. · Validate the sustainable design approach development with case studies of consumer productsSchool of Architecture, Design and the Built Environment Sustainable Product Design Lead: Professor of product lifecycle. To meet such a demand, this research is to develop a novel approach for sustainable

Evans, Paul

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School of Architecture, Design and the Built Environment Delta T optimisation of district heating network  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

School of Architecture, Design and the Built Environment Delta T optimisation of district heating of any network. Most existing district heating systems work at small (10-15 C) delta T. Although for the conventional and optimised design of the district heating network. The network operation will be simulated

Evans, Paul

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improving energy efficiency in the built environment is now seen as a growing  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

improving energy efficiency in the built environment is now seen as a growing policy priority the 1973 oil embargo. Codes by state but they generally establish a minimum energy efficiency stan- dard.S. Department of Energy to establish building code energy efficiency targets by January 1, 2014. it also

Kotchen, Matthew J.

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Vice Chancellor's PhD Scholarships School of Architecture, Design and the Built Environment  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

degree in the upper division of second class or above in design, manufacture, sustainable technologiesVice Chancellor's PhD Scholarships School of Architecture, Design and the Built Environment Advanced Design and Manufacturing Engineering Research Group Sustainable Product Design Background

Evans, Paul

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Low-Carbon & Green Buildings: The Path to a Sustainable Built Environment  

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

Low-Carbon & Green Buildings: The Path to a Sustainable Built Environment Low-Carbon & Green Buildings: The Path to a Sustainable Built Environment in China Speaker(s): Baizhan Li Date: June 28, 2013 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm Location: 90-3122 Seminar Host/Point of Contact: Wei Feng Sammi Leung With rapid urbanization and economic growth, great changes have taken place in China, resulting in new challenges for energy-efficient, low-carbon buildings. On March 31, 2008, the China Green Building Council was established in Beijing. After that, green building standards, an evaluation index system, and policies were developed. In 2012, 389 projects with total floor space of 41 million m2 were labeled as green buildings, using China's green building rating system. Thermal comfort is one of the key factors in building energy use. In Chongqing, the absence of centralized

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An explanatory case study on cloud computing applications in the built environment  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Abstract Fragmentation of practices is one of the key issues in the built environment. However, with advances in Information and Communication Technology (ICT), particularly cloud computing, the fragmentation of working practices can be potentially overcome. The technology could enhance communication and information flow in various stages along a project life cycle. Due to the increasing demands and the newly developed cloud computing applications, it is critical to review and identify the appropriate cloud computing applications in the built environment. A total of forty two cloud computing applications consisting of general cloud applications, Building Information Modelling (BIM), and project management cloud applications were selected and critically reviewed. A decision-making model was also developed to assist parties in selecting a suitable application. The explanatory case study has discovered numerous possible cloud computing applications in various disciplines, for example, Google Apps, Autodesk BIM 360, and Viewpoint are the applications with the most features. The findings contribute to creating a certain awareness and an insight to reduce the fragmented working practices in the built environment.

Heap-Yih Chong; John Son Wong; Xiangyu Wang

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Designing for Sustainability in the Built Environment University of Massachusetts Amherst Thursdays, 3:30 -5:00 PM  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Designing for Sustainability in the Built Environment University of Massachusetts Amherst Thursdays Daylighting and Solar Power Generation Samir Srouji, Wilson Architects, Chris Schaffner, The Green Engineers discussion features facilities planning/design professionals and a University of Massachusetts Amherst

Massachusetts at Amherst, University of

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DOE Solar Decathlon: Penn State: Fusing Nature and the Built Environment  

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Natural Fusion at Bayer Material Science's U.S. headquarters in Robinson, Pennsylvania. Natural Fusion at Bayer Material Science's U.S. headquarters in Robinson, Pennsylvania. Enlarge image The sun shines on Natural Fusion, now called Bayer Material Science's EcoCommercial Building Conference Center, in Pennsylvania. (Courtesy of Kelly Kalmar) Who: Penn State What: Natural Fusion Where: Bayer Material Science 100 Bayer Road Pittsburgh, PA 15205 Map This House Public tours: Not available Solar Decathlon 2009 Penn State: Fusing Nature and the Built Environment Bayer Material Science, a sponsor of the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2009 Penn State team, purchased the Natural Fusion house for its U.S. headquarters in Robinson, Pennsylvania. This corporate campus near Pittsburgh also includes 200 acres of wetland reserve certified by the Wildlife Habitat Council.

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Perception of Faculty Engineering and Built Environment's Students towards the Benefit of Industrial Training  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Industrial training program is a prerequisite course for all undergraduate students in the Faculty of Engineering & Built Environment (FKAB), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM). By having this training program, students are exposed to the responsibility of an engineer and engineering profession. This study was carried out to compare the students’ perception on the benefit of the Industrial Training program for the year 2010. A 5-point-Likert scale questionnaire based on students’ perception before and after industrial training were given to 318 trainee students in the faculty. All raw data were analysed using descriptive statistics and t-test measurement. The results show that there was a statistical different (pengineering education improvement and engineering profession.

Siti Khadijah Najid; Siti Aminah Osman; Mohd Zaidi Omar; Kamarulzaman Mat; Norhisham Tan Kofli; Maslina Jamil; Nordin Jamaluddin

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A Case Study of Solar Technologies Adoption: Criteria for BIPV Integration in Sensitive Built Environment  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Solar Photovoltaics is one of the core technologies for a paradigm shift of our electric infrastructure towards distributed generation. In 2011 Italy became the first world market; however, Germany has even the primacy of accumulated power. The installed capacity amounted to 10.000 MW according to data of Italian Manager of Energy Services (GSE) against 1.000 MW in 2010 and 3.000 the beginning of 2011. The projections of GSE include the achievement of the 12.000 MW by the end of the year with more than 350.000 running plants. In a nearly mature market, cost related issues and technical difficulties are encountered in particular in the successful integration within a sensitive and consolidated built environment. The research presented aims to investigate the possible results of an effective use of Building Integrated Photovoltaics (BIPV), choosing existing buildings in the city of Bellinzona (Canton Ticino, CH) as case studies. Bellinzona presents similar characteristics to small Northern Italian cities in terms of built environment characteristic and climate conditions. The theoretical framework for the analysis is the one proposed initially for low energy and nearly net zero energy buildings (NZEB). Although this type of analysis has been developed, in particular, for building with high penetration of renewable energy sources generation (up to 100% of the energy consumed), it seems worth investigating the dynamic interaction of building energy demand, on-site generation and grid with similar tools, because of the necessity of achieving low energy demand also in retrofitted existing buildings in a near future.

Francesco Frontini; Massimiliano Manfren; Lavinia Chiara Tagliabue

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Programmatic agreement among the USDOE/RL Operations Office, the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation, and the WA State Historic Preservation Office for the maintenance, deactivation, alteration and demolition of the built environment on the Hanford Site, Washington  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

This Programmatic Agreement (PA) addresses the built environment (i.e., buildings and structures) constructed during the Manhattan Project and Cold War Era periods of Hanford`s operational history. As such it encompasses the years 1943 through 1990. The identification, evaluation, and treatment of buildings and historic archeological remains on the Hanford Site predating 1943 will be accomplished through Sections 800.4 through 800.6 of the Council`s regulations. This PA will be in effect from the date of signature until September 30, 2000. Completion of the Sitewide Treatment Plan established under this PA satisfies all Section 106 requirements for identification, evaluation, and treatment necessary for all undertakings, up to and including demolition which may affect Manhattan Project and Cold War Era properties. This PA may be extended if the Sitewide Treatment Plan has not been completed by the end of FY 2000. Identification, evaluation, and treatment of properties constructed on the Hanford Site after 1990 will be handled pursuant to the regulations in effect at the time such properties are eligible for review.

Lloyd, D.W.

1997-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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FACULTY OF ENGINEERING AND THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT DEAN: PROFESSOR BM LACQUET PrEng BSc(Hon)(Elect) MIng(Elect) DIng (RAU) FSAAE  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

1 FACULTY OF ENGINEERING AND THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT DEAN: PROFESSOR BM LACQUET PrEng BSc(Hon)(Elect) MIng(Elect) DIng (RAU) FSAAE Doctor of Philosophy AFENI, Busuyi Thomas School of Mining Engineering measurement in a surface mine environment. The impact of taking measurement through a glass medium BUGARIN

Wagner, Stephan

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Comparison of passive versus active photo capture of built environment features by technology naïve Latinos using the SenseCam and Stanford healthy neighborhood discovery tool  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Assessments designed to measure features of the built environment are challenging and have traditionally been conducted by trained researchers. The purpose of this study was to explore and compare both the feasibility and utility of having community ... Keywords: SenseCam, applications, behavioral science, mHealth, older adults, physical activity, tablet

Jylana L. Sheats; Sandra J. Winter; Priscilla Padilla-Romero; Lisa Goldman-Rosas; Lauren A. Grieco; Abby C. King

2013-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Health disparity and the built environment: spatial disparity and environmental correlates of health status, obesity, and health disparity  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Increasing evidence suggests that the environment is related to many public health challenges. Unequal distributions of services and resources needed for healthy lifestyles may contribute to increasing levels of health disparity. However, empirical...

Kim, Eun Jung

2009-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

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TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS AND THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT:1 A LIFE-CYCLE ENERGY CASE STUDY AND ANALYSIS2  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

BACKGROUND2 3 As the second largest energy consumer and greenhouse gas (GHG) emitter (behind China, U.S.4 in reducing U.S.13 GHG emissions over time, while improving the nation's energy security and moderating a14 environment can be used to influence travel demand, but very few studies consider the22 relative energy

Kockelman, Kara M.

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Influence of culture, faith, environment, and building technology on the built form: the case of nineteenth-century Catholic churches in Galveston, Texas.  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

??Why do churches of the same faith built in the same location and era of time differ in their built form? The focus of this… (more)

Dubbelde, David Mark

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Nuclear War  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Several chapters in Last Aid warrant the attention of the medical profession. What is known and not known about acute biologic effects following a nuclear explosion is described. The social, physical, and environmental impact of nuclear war on urban population centers is described. How nuclear weapons could affect the composition of the ozone layer and the effects this could have on human survival, including possible interruption of the aquatic ecosystem to produce single-cell organisms for the food cycle, especially seafood is noted.

MacLeod, G.K.

1983-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Built Systems and Other Infrastructure Webinar | Department of...  

Energy Savers [EERE]

webinar, attendees will hear from several federal agencies about their assessments of climate change impacts on the built environment, planning efforts under way to mitigate...

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Sustainable Development of Istanbul Built Environment.  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

?? Marmara Sea and Black Sea connected with renowned Bosporus surround Istanbul, the city, which owns the privilege of bridging Europe and Asia. Besides such… (more)

Ünal, Burak

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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New Seminar for Fall 2001! SUSTAINABILITY AND THE BUILT  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

New Seminar for Fall 2001! SUSTAINABILITY AND THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT Description In the United and ultimately dispose of buildings. Progress toward a sustainable future cannot ignore the importance of sustainability as it relates to the built environment. "Sustainability" implies a concern for social justice

Kammen, Daniel M.

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Owl Feather War Bonnet  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

Presentation covers the Owl Feather War Bonnet and is given at the Spring 2010 Federal Utility Partnership Working Group (FUPWG) meeting in Rapid City, South Dakota.

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Nuclear reactors built, being built, or planned 1992  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Nuclear Reactors Built, Being Built, or Planned contains unclassified information about facilities built, being built, or planned in the United States for domestic use or export as of December 31, 1992. The Office of Scientific and Technical Information, US Department of Energy, gathers this information annually from Washington headquarters and field offices of DOE from the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC); from the US reactor manufacturers who are the principal nuclear contractors for foreign reactor locations; from US and foreign embassies; and from foreign governmental nuclear departments. Information is presented on five parts: Civilian, Production, Military, Export and Critical Assembly.

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1993-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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France at War: Additions to the War Poster Collection  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

a collection of eighty-five French posters from the First and Second World Wars. These add to Yale's extensive War Poster Collection, which has over 500 French posters from World War I but very few from World War of formats, includ- ing books, maps and atlases, pamphlets, music, broad- First North American Contributor

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Owl Feather War Bonnet  

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

Owl Feather War Bonnet, LLC c/o DISGEN 200 Union Blvd, Suite 304 Lakewood CO 80228 Owl Feather War Bonnet, LLC c/o DISGEN 200 Union Blvd, Suite 304 Lakewood CO 80228 Owl Feather War Bonnet Project Description Owl Feather War Bonnet LLC (OFWB) proposes to develop, construct and operate a 30 MW wind facility to be located on Rosebud Sioux Tribal Trust Land on the Rosebud Indian Reservation. OFWB is solely owned by Distributed Generation Systems, Inc. (Disgen) in Colorado. The US Department of the Interior's Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is the lead Trust Authority for this project and both the Tribe and BIA have authorized the 35 year Rights of Use easement for a wind energy project. * An existing 115kV Nebraska Public Power District (NPPD) transmission line crosses the project area along with an existing substation serving the local cooperative. The

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Afghanistan and Iraq Wars  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

This chapter focuses on the “war against terrorism” as it has been fought by the United States and its allies in Afghanistan and Iraq. After the September 11, 2001 attacks...2001, 2003) and Tomis Kapitan (2003) p...

Gail M. Presbey

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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War and Taxes  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Katrina Recovery, and Iraq Accountability Appropriations Act4,018 U.S. fatalities in Iraq and Afghanistan. And accordingspending on the war in Iraq has provided fodder to

Bank, Steven A.; Stark, Kirk J.

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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War and Occupation  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

The war brought hardship to all of Holland. The universities had their fair share of the consequences of the occupation and the new regime. Jews were dismissed, the adventures of Freudenthal illustrate the fat...

Dirk van Dalen

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Rationalist causes of war : mechanisms, experiments, and East Asian wars  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

This dissertation specifies and tests rationalist mechanisms of war. Why would rational states fight each other despite their incentives for peaceful bargains that would avoid the costs of war? In the rationalist theory ...

Quek, Ch-yuan Kaiy

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Civil War Makeshifts  

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Civil War Makeshifts Civil War Makeshifts Nature Bulletin No. 297-A March 9, 1968 Forest Preserve District of Cook County Richard B. Ogilvie, President Roland F. Eisenbeis, Supt. of Conservation CIVIL WAR MAKESHIFTS Recently we came across an article about "Hard Times in the Confederacy" published in Century Magazine in 1988. It is difficult to picture, now, the misery and want that prevailed during that bloody four-year Civil War. With no money and all the able-bodied menfolks gone, particularly in the south but to some extent in the northern states, our grandmothers had to resort to desperate makeshifts in order to feed and clothe their families. Salt, common salt, became a luxury in the south, in spite of its production from the salt springs and "licks" in Virginia, Tennessee and Indian Territory. The price of wheat flour rose to more than $100 per barrel. There was no sugar. After the fall of Vicksburg, which cut off the supply of sugar and molasses from Louisiana, sorghum cane was widely grown and crushed in primitive mills to make molasses or "long sweetenin"'. Its seeds were ground into a meal that made excellent brown bread. A recipe book of that day, which also told how to tan a dog's skin for making gloves, said that "wonderful shoe blacking can be made of sorghum molasses, pinewood soot, neat's-foot oil and vinegar..

53

Biological Agents and Infectious Diseases in War and Terrorism  

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War and the preparation for war cause serious damage to human health and the environment. Several biologic agents can be weaponized, but biologic weapons have been rarely used during war or in terrorist attacks. Of much greater concern is the increased occurrence of infectious diseases during war and its aftermath due to damage to medical care and public health facilities and the health-supporting infrastructure, forced migration of refugees and internally displaced persons, and diversion of human and financial resources. Although biologic weapons have almost never been used effectively in war and terrorism, they represent a potential threat. Biologic weapons are difficult to develop, access, and use in warfare or terrorist attacks. Nevertheless, it is important for health professionals and others to have an awareness of these potential weapons and what can be done to control them and prevent their use. Infectious diseases frequently increase in occurrence or severity during war and its aftermath. These include diarrheal diseases, acute respiratory infections, measles, malaria, meningococcal disease, and tuberculosis. Health professionals and others can play important roles in addressing these issues, by working to minimize the adverse consequences of war and terrorism and by helping to create a world without war and terrorism.

B.S. Levy; V.W. Sidel

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

54

ATOMS PEACE WAR Eisenhower  

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ATOMS ATOMS PEACE WAR Eisenhower and the Atomic Energy Commission Richard G. Hewlett and lack M. Roll With a Foreword by Richard S. Kirkendall and an Essay on Sources by Roger M. Anders University of California Press Berkeley Los Angeles London Published 1989 by the University of California Press Berkeley and Los Angeles, California University of California Press, Ltd. London, England Prepared by the Atomic Energy Commission; work made for hire. Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Hewlett, Richard G. Atoms for peace and war, 1953-1961. (California studies in the history of science) Bibliography: p. Includes index. 1. Nuclear energy-United States-History. 2. U.S. Atomic Energy Commission-History. 3. Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969.

55

Power, policy and war : explaining the Iran-Iraq War.  

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??The failure of traditional analytical tools in successfully predicting the end of the Cold War has seen a series of competing methods seeking to explain… (more)

Donovan, Jerome Denis

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

56

WAR & PEACE & WAR THE LIFE CYCLES OF IMPERIAL NATIONS  

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WAR & PEACE & WAR THE LIFE CYCLES OF IMPERIAL NATIONS PETER TURCHIN A Review of Chapters 13 & 14: Strong North-South gradient · North: Piedemont, Lombardia in Po Valley · South: Calabria, Sicily OF IMPERIAL NATIONS because, "we still make babies the old-fashioned way, we kill each

White, Douglas R.

57

From old wars to new wars and global terrorism  

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Even before 9/11 there were claims that the nature of war had changed fundamentally. The 9/11 attacks created an urgent need to understand contemporary wars and their relationship to older conventional and terrorist wars, both of which exhibit remarkable regularities. The frequency-intensity distribution of fatalities in "old wars", 1816-1980, is a power-law with exponent 1.80. Global terrorist attacks, 1968-present, also follow a power-law with exponent 1.71 for G7 countries and 2.5 for non-G7 countries. Here we analyze two ongoing, high-profile wars on opposite sides of the globe - Colombia and Iraq. Our analysis uses our own unique dataset for killings and injuries in Colombia, plus publicly available data for civilians killed in Iraq. We show strong evidence for power-law behavior within each war. Despite substantial differences in contexts and data coverage, the power-law coefficients for both wars are tending toward 2.5, which is a value characteristic of non-G7 terrorism as opposed to old wars. We prop...

Johnson, N; Restrepo, J; Bohorquez, J; Suárez, N; Restrepo, E; Zarama, R

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

58

American prisoner of war policy and practice from the Revolutionary War to the War on Terror  

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by the Geneva Convention of 1929. This multinational agreement heavily modified international law regarding prisoners and the changes were reflected in some nations? treatment of 5 prisoners during World War II. The chapter also compares the treatment... system for prisoners of future conflicts.5 Immediately after the Vietnam War, A. J. Barker argued that modern war, involving the struggle for survival of competing ideologies, had complicated the problems of POWs and reduced the humanitarian component...

Springer, Paul Joseph

2006-08-16T23:59:59.000Z

59

A Dynamic Theory of Resource Wars  

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We develop a dynamic theory of resource wars and study the conditions under which such wars can be prevented. The interaction between the scarcity of resources and the incentives for war in the presence of limited commitment ...

Aceoglu, Daron

2010-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

60

A Dynamic Theory of Resource Wars  

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We develop a dynamic theory of resource wars and study the conditions under which such wars can be prevented. Our focus is on the interaction between the scarcity of resources and the incentives for war in the presence of ...

Acemoglu, Daron

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61

Toxicological assessments of Gulf War veterans  

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...appendix B, Gulf War and health: volume 1. Depleted uranium, pyridostigmine bromide...factors Gulf War and health: volume 1. Depleted uranium, pyridostigmine bromide...IOM's report Gulf War Health: volume 1. Depleted uranium, pyridostigmine bromide...

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

62

An All Women's Response to War  

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

Dean, Rebecca

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

63

Environment  

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Environment Environment Environment LANL's mission is to develop and apply science and technology to ensure the safety, security, and reliability of the U.S. nuclear deterrent; reduce global threats; and solve other emerging national security and energy challenges. Contact Operator Los Alamos National Laboratory (505) 667-5061 LANL has a strategy to clean up the past, control current operations, and move toward a sustainable future in which waste is minimized and other effects on the environment are reduced or eliminated. We work safely, securely, ethically, and in a manner that protects the environment We understand that the health and viability of the Laboratory depend in part on a record of environmental performance, building confidence of the public and our regulators. To gain the right to do what we do, we must work

64

The Iran-Iraq War  

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The Iran-Iraq War was triggered by changes to the status quo...in the region caused, in large part, by Khomeini’s Islamic Revolution in Iran in 1978–79. However, the reasons for war were subtle and complex, and i...

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

65

THUMBS DOWN ON DRUG WAR WEAPON  

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THUMBS DOWN ON DRUG WAR WEAPON ... Mycoherbicides have been viewed as a potentially potent weapon in the worldwide war on illicit drugs. ...

CHERYL HOGUE

2011-12-05T23:59:59.000Z

66

Environment  

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...CLIMATE C 24 ( 1979 ). BOLIN, B.B., GLOBAL CARBON CYCLE 3 ( 1979...CHEM ENV NEWS 0406 ( 1976 ). FISCHHOFF, B, HANDLING HAZARDS, ENVIRONMENT...1978 ). LOWRANCE, W.W., ACCEPTABLE RISK ( 1976 ). MARSH, G.P., EARTH...

Gilbert F. White

1980-07-04T23:59:59.000Z

67

SustainablyBuilt | Open Energy Information  

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SustainablyBuilt SustainablyBuilt Jump to: navigation, search Name Sustainably Built Address 1720 15th St Place Boulder, Colorado Zip 80302 Product Green Building Consultants Website http://www.sustainablybuilt.co Region Rockies Area References Sustainably Built Web Site[1] LinkedIn Connections CrunchBase Profile No CrunchBase profile. Create one now! This article is a stub. You can help OpenEI by expanding it. Sustainably Built is a company located in Boulder, Colorado. References ↑ Sustainably Built Web Site Retrieved from "http://en.openei.org/w/index.php?title=SustainablyBuilt&oldid=268492" Categories: Clean Energy Organizations Companies Organizations Stubs What links here Related changes Special pages Printable version Permanent link Browse properties 429 Throttled (bot load)

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Environment  

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Environment Environment Environment Photo Gallery A repository for images showing environmental cleanup and protection efforts around the Lab. Click thumbnails to enlarge. Photos arranged by most recent first, horizontal formats before vertical. See Flickr for more sizes and details. Workers sample contents of LANL's Material Disposal Area B (MDA-B) before excavation Workers sample contents of LANL's Material Disposal Area B (MDA-B) before excavation Shipment #159 of TRU waste from LANL to WIPP, 2011 Shipment #159 of TRU waste from LANL to WIPP, 2011 Kathy Johns-Hughes oversees Los Alamos National Laboratory's TRU Waste Program Kathy Johns-Hughes oversees Los Alamos National Laboratory's TRU Waste Program Worker moves drums of transuranic (TRU) waste at a staging area

69

Environmental consequences of nuclear war  

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A regional war involving 100 Hiroshima-sized weapons would pose a worldwide threat due to ozone destruction and climate change. A superpower confrontation with a few thousand weapons would be catastrophic.

Toon, Owen B. [Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado (United States); Robock, Alan [Department of Environmental Sciences, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey (United States); Turco, Richard P. [Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California (United States)

2014-05-09T23:59:59.000Z

70

The challenges of exposure assessment in health studies of Gulf War veterans  

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...veterans with health outcomes in military...as pesticide or depleted uranium (DU) exposure...preventing ill health arising from war...2004Health effects of depleted uranium on exposed Gulf...Toxicol. Environ. Health A. 67, 277-296...

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

71

Environment  

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73 Federal Register 73 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 48 / Monday, March 12, 2012 / Rules and Regulations adopted by voluntary consensus standards bodies. This rule does not use technical standards. Therefore, we did not consider the use of voluntary consensus standards. Environment We have analyzed this rule under Department of Homeland Security Management Directive 023-01 and Commandant Instruction M16475.lD, which guide the Coast Guard in complying with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA) (42 U.S.C. 4321-4370f), and have concluded this action is one of a category of actions that do not individually or cumulatively have a significant effect on the human environment. This rule is categorically excluded, under figure 2-1, paragraph (34)(g), of the Instruction. This rule

72

The Role of the Built Environment in Reducing Driving and  

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Communities Planning Act of 2008 Targets for GHG emissions reduction from cars and trucks for metropolitan Emissions from Driving CO2 = CO2 /gallon x gallons/mile x miles Fuel Vehicle Person #12;SB375 Sustainable% 13% San Diego 7% 13% #12;Annual VMT per Capita in U.S. - 2,000 4,000 6,000 8,000 10,000 12,000 1936

Bustamante, Fabián E.

73

Investigation of Flow, Turbulence, and Dispersion within Built Environments  

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fluctuation and vertical mean wind speed reduced finefluctuation ( ? w ) and vertical mean wind speed (W) on DTFPwind speed; W -vertical mean wind speed; WD -wind direction;

Pan, Hansheng

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

74

WISE ways: how the built environment affects our wellbeing  

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at the University of Warwick in September 2009, becoming Professor of Sustainable Building Design and Wellbeing instead. At the same time, new approaches to building such as design-and-build and the advent of project many years of his working life considering the links between building design and health. As reported

Davies, Christopher

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Achieving greater energy efficiency in the built environment.  

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

Holstein, Frank

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

76

School of Architecture, Design and the Built Environment Workshop facilities  

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Flow Corporation CNC waterjet Waterjet cutting is one of the fastest growing major machine tool CNC 3 axis router A large format CNC router able to cut wood, plastics and aluminium. Denford CNC 4

Evans, Paul

77

The Influence of the Built Environment on Poor Hispanic Youth  

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low income families had longer distances to and less available number of recreational and utilitarian facilities within their neighborhoods. The second study focused on nutrition environmental features, such as, availability and accessibility of fast...

Zhou, Lei

2011-02-22T23:59:59.000Z

78

Investigation of Flow, Turbulence, and Dispersion within Built Environments  

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in measured fuel consumption for engine loads ranged fromengine load, hydrogen production of 22 SLPM will increase 2.6% in fuel consumption,fuel consumptions due to the increased electrical load of electrolysis for each engine

Pan, Hansheng

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

79

Investigation of Flow, Turbulence, and Dispersion within Built Environments  

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608. APPENDIX VI: Marine Diesel Engine Emission Measurementsemissions from a marine diesel engine. Report to California170 APPENDIX VI: Marine Diesel Engine Emission

Pan, Hansheng

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Built environments and physical activity : improving understanding of the moderators  

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in the United States: King County-Seattle, WA and Baltimore-the County Executive in King County, WA, and multiple stateblock groups in Seattle-King County, WA, and Baltimore-

Ding, Ding

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Thermostat Wars | Department of Energy  

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Thermostat Wars Thermostat Wars Thermostat Wars August 3, 2010 - 7:30am Addthis Drew Bittner Web Manager, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy The other day, I was visiting a friend's office and noticed something you may have noticed yourself: his building had a variety of micro-climates, ranging from the furnace hot to the freezing cold. The offices with windows that faced south and west were hottest, while offices with windows facing north and east were cooler-and the offices without windows were, on average, about as comfortable as your refrigerator. This is an artifact of building construction from the early days of air conditioning and central heating. It's "one climate fits all" thinking, which would be fine if every office had identical solar heat gain,

82

War in Iraq: an Impending Refugee Crisis?  

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refugee consequences of a conflict in Iraq at their peril.IMMIGRATION STUDIES War in Iraq: An Impending RefugeeCalifornia 92093-0510 War in Iraq: An Impending Refugee

Loescher, Gil

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

83

During the past 20 years, the US has engaged in two wars but has participated in roughly 30 major mil-  

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-scale wars, most military training still focuses on war fight- ing. Furthermore, because military operations, Analysis, and Simulation Center Training in Peacekeeping Operations Using Virtual Environments mil- itary operations. Although such operations have far more complex rules of engagement than large

McKenzie, Rick

84

Advanced Envelope Research for Factory Built Housing, Phase 3...  

Energy Savers [EERE]

Advanced Envelope Research for Factory Built Housing, Phase 3-Design Development and Prototyping Advanced Envelope Research for Factory Built Housing, Phase 3-Design Development...

85

Major Cold War Cleanup Milestone Reached at the Savannah River Site |  

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Major Cold War Cleanup Milestone Reached at the Savannah River Site Major Cold War Cleanup Milestone Reached at the Savannah River Site Major Cold War Cleanup Milestone Reached at the Savannah River Site March 29, 2012 - 10:37am Addthis WASHINGTON, DC - Today, the Energy Department announced it has reached a major milestone in the Department's efforts to clean up the Cold War legacy at the Savannah River Site (SRS) in South Carolina, laying the groundwork for closing two underground storage tanks that previously held radioactive liquid waste from nuclear weapons production at SRS. The determination signed by Energy Secretary Steven Chu paves the way for SRS to begin closing the massive tanks that make up the F Tank Farm. The site will start this year by closing two tanks that pose the greatest risk to the environment - Tanks 18 and 19. These tank closures will be the first

86

Major Cold War Cleanup Milestone Reached at the Savannah River Site |  

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Major Cold War Cleanup Milestone Reached at the Savannah River Site Major Cold War Cleanup Milestone Reached at the Savannah River Site Major Cold War Cleanup Milestone Reached at the Savannah River Site March 29, 2012 - 10:37am Addthis WASHINGTON, DC - Today, the Energy Department announced it has reached a major milestone in the Department's efforts to clean up the Cold War legacy at the Savannah River Site (SRS) in South Carolina, laying the groundwork for closing two underground storage tanks that previously held radioactive liquid waste from nuclear weapons production at SRS. The determination signed by Energy Secretary Steven Chu paves the way for SRS to begin closing the massive tanks that make up the F Tank Farm. The site will start this year by closing two tanks that pose the greatest risk to the environment - Tanks 18 and 19. These tank closures will be the first

87

A TECHNICAL EQUIVALENT OF WAR  

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Abstract Three concepts are explained: 1) Integrative bargaining (win/win negotiation) – a conflict resolution concept; 2) structural violence (indirect violence caused by social and other structures) – a peace concept; and 3) nonviolent defense (nonmilitary strength for use in case of nuclear crises) – a security concept. Engineering research questions for each concept are suggested. Alternative funding methods for the research are explained. The profession is invited to choose a peace and security issue and unite around it, as Physicians for Social Responsibility have united around the issue of effects of nuclear war. Keywords. Conflict resolution, nonviolence, control theory, decision theory, modeling, nonlinear control systems, nuclear reactors, operations research.

R.W. Fogg

1987-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

88

U.S. Naval war College Application | Department of Energy  

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College Application U.S. Naval war College Application U.S. Naval War College Civilian Student Application. Naval War College Application More Documents & Publications DOE F 471.1...

89

Depleted uranium exposure and health effects in Gulf War veterans  

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...2006 research-article Depleted uranium exposure and health effects in Gulf War...Medicine) Gulf War and health. In Depleted uranium, pyridostigmine bromide...McDiarmid, M.A , Health effects of depleted uranium on exposed Gulf War...

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

90

Price war with migrating customers Patrick Maille  

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Price war with migrating customers Patrick Maill´e TELECOM Bretagne 2, rue de la Ch^ataigneraie CS customers churn between providers due to better prices, better reputation or better services. We propose in this paper to study the price war between two providers in the case where users' decisions are modeled

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

91

Light Wars: The Bright Future of Laser Weapons  

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Implications of Laser Weapons. Northrop Grumman. http://Goda. 2004. High energy laser weapons: technology overview.The Bright Future of Laser Weapons WAR TECH SPRING WAR TECH

Mistry, Hemma

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

92

Using MR equations built from summary data 1 Running head: Using MR equations built from summary data  

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Using MR equations built from summary data 1 Running head: Using MR equations built from summary, United Kingdom. E-mail: j.crawford@abdn.ac.uk #12;Using MR equations built from summary data 2 Abstract; regression equations; single-case methods #12;Using MR equations built from summary data 3 INTRODUCTION

Crawford, John R.

93

BOUNDING THE GLOBAL WAR ON TERRORISM Jeffrey Record  

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BOUNDING THE GLOBAL WAR ON TERRORISM Jeffrey Record December 2003 #12;ii ***** The views expressed FOREWORD The United States is now in the third year of the global war on terrorism. That war began of Iraq. As part of the war on terrorism, the United States has committed not only to ridding the world

Kimbrough, Steven Orla

94

Impaired immune function in Gulf War Illness  

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Patients with Gulf War Illness have altered gene expression associated with natural killer cell functions, a condition exacerbated by vigorous exercise, implying they have impaired immune function compared to healthy people.

Toni Whistler; Mary Fletcher; William Lonergan; Xiao-R Zeng; Jin-Mann Lin; Arthur LaPerriere; Suzanne D Vernon; Nancy G Klimas

2009-03-05T23:59:59.000Z

95

The Cold War and American Education  

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American historians who have studied the Cold War have usually focused upon either the events on the international scene which gave rise to tensions or on the policies and rhetoric of national political leaders such as ...

Marden, David L.

1975-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

96

Computer system reliability and nuclear war  

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Given the devastating consequences of nuclear war, it is appropriate to look at current and planned uses of computers in nuclear weapons command and control systems, and to examine whether these systems can fulfill their intended roles.

Alan Borning

1987-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

97

On minimizing the consequences of nuclear war  

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... does not deal with the prompt fallout that would contaminate large areas of the target zones and adjacent territory in a nuclear war, eventually causing at least tens of millions ... processing is not significant in the average case.

Carl Sagan

1985-10-10T23:59:59.000Z

98

The mirror effect: Virginia Woolf's war writings  

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THE MIRROR EFFECT: VIRGINIA WOOLF'S WAR WRITINGS A Semor Honors Thesis By MARCIA WILKENS MURCHISON Submitted to the Office of Honors Programs & Academic Scholarships Texas A&M University In partial fulfillment of the requirements... of the UNIVERSITY UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH FELLOWS April 2000 Group: Humanities THE MIRROR EFFECT: VIRGINIA WOOLF'S WAR WRITINGS A Senior Honors Thesis By MARCIA WILKENS MURCHISON Submitted to the Office of Honors Programs & Academic Scholarships Texas Ak...

Murchison, Marcia Wilkens

2013-02-22T23:59:59.000Z

99

WAR DEPARTaMMeNT  

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i i ..I WAR DEPARTaMMeNT Imentory~at ~etnl Bydridaa aa of 2i Js+ua?y is 20 toxss Bozml. .' imsntary Of 10 t0z.w allc7fs 10 tom as BX0683. p 5 Production of heels at Ravsre Coppsr & Brass Com_saay: ~ ExLrwion ia axpested to continua at 30 tons par waskand, whioh _ ..-,:~ is squix&mt to 130 tons per average nonth.Bcri;lg Febrmryx ht is estiziited ~.;'i thxt extrusionail be 6% on old specification bilf&a snd 30;; on nsv billets. It is estixstad or:ly nsa apasifioatim billets will be extmdad ., during Pm-oh sad April. Yisld of haala from new billets is eatizatsd at S$ and ou old billets at-83. C'n this basis, productioc of heals during Pebriarf ..; eouals S tons and'duriuC ,farch and Aaril equals 1% tons, xssking a total of .-;:: .Z& tons of heels available duriag this period.~ It ma assuned thst the .:;

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Automatic generation of built-in contract test drivers  

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Automatic generation of platform-independent and -dependent built-in contract test drivers that check pairwise interactions between client and server components is presented, focusing on the built-in contract testing (BIT) method and the model-driven ... Keywords: Built-in contract testing, MDA, Model-driven testing

Everton L. Alves, Patricia D. Machado, Franklin Ramalho

2014-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Out of the Closed World: how the Computer Revolution helped to End the Cold War  

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Intuitive Science of Thermonuclear War. Harvard UniversityHerman Kahn, author of On Thermonuclear War (1960), with hisIntuitive Science of Thermonuclear War. Harvard University

Skinner, Rebecca Elizabeth

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

102

Carbon War Room | Open Energy Information  

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War Room War Room Jump to: navigation, search Name Carbon War Room Place Washington, DC Number of employees 1-10 Website http://www.carbonwarroom.com/ Coordinates 38.8951118°, -77.0363658° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":38.8951118,"lon":-77.0363658,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

103

Brookhaven-Built Magnet Will Catch Subatomic Debris  

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Peter Wanderer, head of Brookhaven's Superconducting Magnet Division, describes the magnet that's being built for the Facility for Rare Isotope Beams at Michigan State University

Peter Wanderer

2013-07-22T23:59:59.000Z

104

The Persian Gulf War's impact on Americans' political information  

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Does war increase Americans' normally low levels of political information? Data from the Center for Political Studies' Political Consequences of War Study, which plumbed Americans' information about the Persian Gulf

Stephen Earl Bennett

1994-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

105

Excretion of depleted uranium by Gulf war veterans  

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......Dosimetry Article Excretion of depleted uranium by Gulf war veterans R. E...personnel had potential intakes of depleted uranium (DU), including shrapnel...excretion rate. Excretion of depleted uranium by Gulf War veterans. | During......

R. E. Toohey

2003-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

106

Cold War Entanglements of Social ANDY BYFORD  

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Social Science: Knowledge Production, Liberal Democracy, and Human Nature, edited by Mark Solovey.byford@durham.ac.uk # 2013 Process Press #12;period of its institutional development. It denotes that the Cold War was more of the `militarization' of US social science in this era (Robin, 2001), but a much broader exploration of the complex

Solovey, Mark

107

Conscientious objectors during Britain's last popular war  

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This paper contains the results of my research on the conscientious objectors of World War II in Great Britain. After a brief overview of the events of the 1920's and 1930's which led to the formation of pacifist sentiments in Britain, I discuss my...

Breech, Allyson

2013-02-22T23:59:59.000Z

108

Declaration on Prevention of Nuclear War  

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...Hebert, Plant Physi-ol...Annu. Rev. Plant Physiol...Prevention of Nuclear War On 24...major nuclear attack or that devastation...ofexplosive power from the...tension. The risk is very great...of nuclear powers. * The proliferation of nuclear weap-ons...in-creases the risk of nuclear...to nuclear terrorism. * The current...

1982-10-29T23:59:59.000Z

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Acetylcholinesterase inhibitors and Gulf War illnesses  

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...occupational exposure to AChEis to chronic health symptoms that mirror those of ill...may be causally linked to excess health problems in GWV. Persian Gulf War...pesticides to illness. [In contrast, depleted uranium had received much greater attention...

Beatrice Alexandra Golomb

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

110

Star wars: US pressure on Japan  

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... US Strategic Defense Initiative ("star wars") seems to have found a fan in Japan's Prime Minister Yasuhiro Nakasone, who has been extolling its virtues in recent Diet ... after his meeting with President Ronald Reagan in Los Angeles earlier this year. Pressure for Japan to make its support official is being kept up by a series of visits from ...

David Swinbanks

1985-04-25T23:59:59.000Z

111

TERRORISM AND WAR (SAS 7) UC Davis; Spring, 2013  

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1 TERRORISM AND WAR (SAS 7) UC Davis; Spring, 2013 INSTRUCTORS OFFICE HOUR (VIRTUAL) Prof. James R to varying degrees in major conflicts around the world, issues of terrorism and war are heavily debated deeply about terrorism and war and question your assumptions. You will be asked to understand

Seybold, Steven J.

112

The Cold War is Over. What Now?  

DOE R&D Accomplishments [OSTI]

As you might imagine, the end of the Cold War has elicited an intense reexamination of the roles and missions of institutions such as the Los Alamos National Laboratory. During the past few years, the entire defense establishment has undergone substantial consolidation, with a concomitant decrease in support for research and development, including in areas such as materials. The defense industry is down-sizing at a rapid pace. Even universities have experienced significant funding cutbacks from the defense community. I view this as a profound time in history, bringing changes encompassing much more than just the defense world. In fact, support for science and technology is being reexamined across the board more completely than at any other time since the end of World War II.

Hecker, S. S.

1995-04-00T23:59:59.000Z

113

Microsoft Word - S01902_As Built Report.doc  

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Construction Summary and As-Built Report Construction Summary and As-Built Report for Ground Water Treatment System Monticello, Utah, Permeable Reactive Barrier Site August 2005 DOE-LM/GJ930-2005 ESL-RPT-2005-05 DOE-LM/GJ930 2005 ESL-RPT-2005-05 Construction Summary and As-Built Report for Ground Water Treatment System Monticello, Utah, Permeable Reactive Barrier Site August 2005 Prepared for U. S. Department of Energy Office of Legacy Management Grand Junction, Colorado Work Performed by S.M. Stoller Corporation under DOE Contract No. DE-AC01-02GJ79491 for the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Legacy Management, Grand Junction, Colorado U.S. Department of Energy Monticello, Utah⎯Construction Summary and As-Built Report for Ground Water Treatment System

114

Microsoft Word - S01902_As Built Report.doc  

Office of Legacy Management (LM)

Construction Summary and As-Built Report Construction Summary and As-Built Report for Ground Water Treatment System Monticello, Utah, Permeable Reactive Barrier Site August 2005 DOE-LM/GJ930-2005 ESL-RPT-2005-05 DOE-LM/GJ930 2005 ESL-RPT-2005-05 Construction Summary and As-Built Report for Ground Water Treatment System Monticello, Utah, Permeable Reactive Barrier Site August 2005 Prepared for U. S. Department of Energy Office of Legacy Management Grand Junction, Colorado Work Performed by S.M. Stoller Corporation under DOE Contract No. DE-AC01-02GJ79491 for the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Legacy Management, Grand Junction, Colorado U.S. Department of Energy Monticello, Utah⎯Construction Summary and As-Built Report for Ground Water Treatment System

115

Economic interests in the domestic politics of war : evidence from U.S. decisions to go to war with Iraq in 1991 and 2003  

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Authorization of the Persian Gulf War" Dissertation, Chapter1.1: Major Days in the Persian Gulf War Date Events July 23,AN EVENT STUDY OF THE PERSIAN GULF WAR A. Introduction What

Seljan, Samuel Sierra

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

116

Effects of positive and negative framing on seven American newspapers during the Persian Gulf War in 1991 and the Iraq War in 2003.  

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??This study evaluates the positive and negative aspects of major American newspaper coverage of the Persian Gulf War in 1991 and the war in Iraq… (more)

White, Davin T.

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

117

Puritan Military Justice: American War Crimes and the Global War on Terrorism  

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Brigadier General OEF Operation Enduring Freedom; the U.S. led war in Afghanistan xiii OIF Operation Iraqi Freedom; the U.S. led war in Iraq Panel The rough equivalent of a civilian jury in a court-martial Platoon An army unit numbering... by United States Army Criminal Investigation Command. As a sociology consultant, I participated in giving an opinion on the selection of panel, or jury, members, as well as interpreting the ebbs and flows of the proceeding. The work provided...

Lorenzo, Ronald

2012-07-16T23:59:59.000Z

118

Seattle City Light - Built Smart Program for Builders and Architects |  

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Seattle City Light - Built Smart Program for Builders and Seattle City Light - Built Smart Program for Builders and Architects Seattle City Light - Built Smart Program for Builders and Architects < Back Eligibility Construction Savings Category Home Weatherization Commercial Weatherization Heating & Cooling Commercial Heating & Cooling Cooling Appliances & Electronics Other Sealing Your Home Design & Remodeling Windows, Doors, & Skylights Ventilation Heat Pumps Commercial Lighting Lighting Program Info State District of Columbia Program Type Utility Rebate Program Rebate Amount Windows: $0.39 - $1.55/sq. ft. Ceiling Insulation: $0.12-$0.23/sq. ft. Wall Insulation: $0.08 - $0.41/sq. ft. Slab Insulation: $0.13/sq. ft. Exterior Common Area Lighting Fixtures: $30/fixture Interior Common Area Lighting Fixtures: $0.20/first year kWh savings

119

DEMOCRACY OVER A BARREL: OIL, REGIME CHANGE AND WAR  

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wars and where the security of oil supplies could once beoil. Once thriving and self-supporting villages have been made completely unlivable, security

Karl, Terry

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

120

Strategies of survival; lectures on population, disease, war, famine  

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Lectures on the theories of Malthus, and on disease, war and famine, including theories of McKeown, Adam Smith and Amartya Sen...

Macfarlane, Alan

2007-02-14T23:59:59.000Z

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121

LPG dealers, manufacturers report diverse effects of recession and war  

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The author presents a survey of LPG marketers. The effects of the Persian Gulf War and U.S. recession on the LPG industry are discussed.

Prowler, S.

1991-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

122

Disease and Suspicion after the Persian Gulf War  

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In 1990 the United States and its allies sent close to a million troops to the Persian Gulf. Fewer than 150 Americans died during the six-week war against Iraq, but many veterans now fear that the Persian Gulf War ruined their health. Six years later, there is wide publicity about excess disease and... In 1990 the United States and its allies sent close to a million troops to the Persian Gulf. Fewer than 150 Americans died during the six-week war against Iraq,1 but many veterans now fear that the Persian Gulf War ruined their health. Six years later, ...

Campion E.W.

1996-11-14T23:59:59.000Z

123

Posttraumatic growth of Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans.  

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??This content and mini meta-analysis synthesizes the available data of four studies on posttraumatic growth of Iraq and Afghanistan War veterans and compares it to… (more)

Miller, Mark Alan

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

124

Laboratory's role in Cold War nuclear weapons testing program...  

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70th anniversary lecture Laboratory's role in Cold War nuclear weapons testing program focus of next 70th anniversary lecture Lab's role in the development of nuclear weapons...

125

Universal patterns underlying ongoing wars and terrorism  

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We report a remarkable universality in the patterns of violence arising in three high-profile ongoing wars, and in global terrorism. Our results suggest that these quite different conflict arenas currently feature a common type of enemy, i.e. the various insurgent forces are beginning to operate in a similar way regardless of their underlying ideologies, motivations and the terrain in which they operate. We provide a microscopic theory to explain our main observations. This theory treats the insurgent force as a generic, self-organizing system which is dynamically evolving through the continual coalescence and fragmentation of its constituent groups.

Johnson, N F; Restrepo, J A; Becerra, O; Bohorquez, J C; Suárez, N; Restrepo, E M; Zarama, R; Johnson, Neil F.; Spagat, Mike; Restrepo, Jorge A.; Becerra, Oscar; Bohorquez, Juan Camilo; Suarez, Nicolas; Restrepo, Elvira Maria; Zarama, Roberto

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

126

ASSESSING THE BARGAINING MODEL OF WAR TERMINATION: AN EXAMINATION OF THE PHILIPPINE-AMERICAN WAR, 1899-1902  

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of the American Academy of Political and Social Sciences 392 (1970): 14-29; Wallace J. Thies, ?Searching for Peace: Vietnam and the Question of How Wars End.? Polity 7.3(1975): 304-333; Donald Wittman, ?How Wars End: a Rational Model Approach.? The Journal... points. The narrow approach focuses on when and why a war ends and if the specific point of at which a war is terminated can be predicted.6 Literature pertaining to the narrow approach will be the subject of this chapter.7 This chapter reviews...

Brown, Adam David

2008-05-27T23:59:59.000Z

127

FANUC Wire EDM Machine 100% Built in Japan  

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FANUC Wire EDM Machine Alpha 0iE 100% Built in Japan #12;Features of the Alpha iE Series Ai Pulse productive than ever. Any EDM can handle cutting flat work pieces; Fanuc's new "R" power supply allows-up of the following advanced functions: AWF skip function Retry skip function AWF result screen RE-machining

Gray, Jeffrey J.

128

Managing future Gulf War Syndromes: international lessons and new models of care  

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...during the Gulf War division of health promotion and disease prevention 2000 Gulf War and health. In Depleted uranium, sarin, pyridostigmine bromide...MedicineCommittee on Gulf War and health, literature review of pesticides...

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

129

Bangladesh Liberation War, 1971 By: Alburuj Razzaq Rahman  

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Bangladesh Liberation War, 1971 By: Alburuj Razzaq Rahman 9th Grade, Metro High School, Columbus, Ohio The Bangladesh Liberation War in 1971 was for independence from Pakistan. India and Pakistan got Pakistan. Having control over the provinces, the West used up more resources than the East. Between 1948

Nahar, Sultana Nurun

130

Reproductive health of Gulf War veterans  

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...B2005Teratogenicity of depleted uranium aerosols...Environ. Health. 4, 17...Surveillance of depleted uranium exposed Gulf...veterans: health effects observed...exposed to depleted uranium. Int. Arch...Environ. Health. 79, 11-21...

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

131

Manhattan Project: The Manhattan Project and the Second World War,  

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Oak Ridgers celebrate V-J Day THE MANHATTAN PROJECT AND THE SECOND WORLD WAR Oak Ridgers celebrate V-J Day THE MANHATTAN PROJECT AND THE SECOND WORLD WAR (1939-1945) Events > Dawn of the Atomic Era, 1945 The War Enters Its Final Phase, 1945 Debate Over How to Use the Bomb, Late Spring 1945 The Trinity Test, July 16, 1945 Safety and the Trinity Test, July 1945 Evaluations of Trinity, July 1945 Potsdam and the Final Decision to Bomb, July 1945 The Atomic Bombing of Hiroshima, August 6, 1945 The Atomic Bombing of Nagasaki, August 9, 1945 Japan Surrenders, August 10-15, 1945 The Manhattan Project and the Second World War, 1939-1945 The atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and the surrender of Japan were the last acts of the Second World War. The most destructive weapon in the history of combat had helped bring an end to the most destructive conflict in human history.

132

Identifying Traffic-Related Air Pollution Hotspots in the Built Environment  

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419, 7-15. Health Effects Institute. (2010). Traffic-relatedand health effects. Health Effects Institute, 17. Boston,al. , 2002). The Health Effects Institute (HEI, 2010) report

Wu, Lisa

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

133

Political Management Issues and Societal Risk Trade-off for the Built Environment  

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Civil Engineering structures always entail a degree of risk [1] [2] [3]. They are planned to remain serviceable and productive over a design lifetime during which they will be subjected to natural and society-...

Ross B. Corotis

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

134

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

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

Evans, Paul

135

Multi Agent System to Optimize Comfort and Energy Flows in the Built Environment  

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This paper discusses the control of building energy comfort management systems led by the economic movement within the energy market resulting in different prices. This new generation of building management systems focuses on the application...

Pennings, L. W.; Houten, M. A.; Boxem, G.; Zeiler, W.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

136

Sustainable metropolitan growth strategies : exploring the role of the built environment  

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The sustainability of metropolitan areas has been considered one of the most significant social challenges worldwide. Among the various policy options to achieve sustainable metropolitan growth, smart-growth strategies ...

Diao, Mi, Ph. D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

137

School of Architecture, Design and the Built Environment Project Title: Artificial bone for prosthetic hip joints  

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formation by the Additive Manufacturing (AM) direct printing process. The artificial bone must and the development of new additive manufacturing techniques for medical devices. The group has active links and structural gradients into the prosthesis. It is envisioned this could involve the use of additively

Evans, Paul

138

Vice Chancellor's PhD Scholarships School of Architecture, Design and the Built Environment  

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development and additive manufacturing processes, health management and communication of health - including in the desired formation by the Additive Manufacturing (AM) direct printing process. The successful production related to the investigation, development and implementation of smart materials and additive manufacturing

Evans, Paul

139

School of Architecture, Design and the Built Environment Postgraduate International Scholarship Opportunities 2014 / 15  

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, Venezuela, Guyana, Suriname, French Guyana, Brazil, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Paraguay, Uruguay, Argentina

Evans, Paul

140

Technical image and the built environment : ideas for a possible design agenda  

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Vilem Flusser introduces in his 'Into the Universe of the Technical Images' this universe as attracting the' existential interest of future humans'. He describes the technical images as re-assemblies of bits of truth that ...

Wilhelm, Martin

1996-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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141

Global warming, energy efficiency and the role of the built environment  

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This thesis attempts to explore the relationships between the Buildings Sector, energy efficiency and global warming. Through a qualitative analysis the author illustrates the connection between these three areas and shows ...

DiBona, Donna K

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

142

Retrofitting the domestic built environment: investigating household perspectives towards energy efficiency technologies and behaviour  

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Company Obligation EEPfH Energy Efficiency Partnership for Homes EPC Energy Performance Certificate EPSRC Engineering & Physical Science Research Council ERDF European Regional Development Fund FDR False discovery rate FIT Feed-in Tariff GHG Greenhouse has...

Pelenur, Marcos

2014-03-04T23:59:59.000Z

143

Environmental and cultural sustainability In the built environment : an evaluation of LEED for historic preservation  

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Preservation of buildings is an important process for both cultural and environmental sustainability. Buildings are frequently demolished and rebuilt long before necessitated by structural or material deterioration, wasting ...

Ferriss, Lori (Lori E.)

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

144

Vice Chancellor's PhD Scholarships School of Architecture, Design and the Built Environment  

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Sustainable Consumption Research Group Product lifetimes and resource use Applications are invited from an economy in which resources are used sustainability `through design for longer life, upgrading, re and recyclable.' These are especially challenging objectives at the present time: most responses to the economic

Evans, Paul

145

About meaning/quality of place in the built environment : a return to reason  

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It is the opinion of this writer that the success or failure of a "place" or space as defined by architectural or urban design terms is linked not only to its physical boundaries and the reality of its elements and their ...

Reed, Ronald Thomas

1981-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

146

Designing at the edge : exploring the interface between the built and natural environment  

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Architectural form embodies layers of cultural meaning which reveal people's attitude about their connection to their world. Architectural form has the capacity to contain a plethora of statements about the individual ...

Hritzay, Anne Elizabeth

1986-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

147

Institute for Building and Urban Design School of the Built Environment  

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flow, flushability criteria Drainage ventilation: transient system pressure control, trap seal modelling of drainage waste and vent systems Water ­ DRAINET Air ­ AIRNET Rainwater ­ ROOFNET CFD ­ BC, 2003 onwards... Trap seal detection Usual aim is to suppress transients; here transients are introduced

Painter, Kevin

148

Built Environment For Complete Set of Factsheets visit css.snre.umich.edu  

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% of total commercial floor space and 51% of buildings.2 Resource Consumption Energy Use · In 2010% *State Energy Database System (SEDS) is an energy adjustment that EIA uses to relieve discrepancies sustainability of these structures. Patterns of Use · Commercial buildings consumed 19% of all energy in the U

Edwards, Paul N.

149

The adaptive model of thermal comfort and energy conservation in the built environment  

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recent Califor- nia Healthy Building Study also reiteratedpollution load in healthy buildings. In: ICHES98 Organising

de Dear, Richard; Brager, Gail

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

150

Balancing the scales : the impact of the built environment on the socioeconomic diversity of Metropolitan Boston  

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The question that this thesis ponders is: Is there a physical neighborhood form that promotes more integrated communities by supporting the different living preferences and resources of diverse racial and class groups? ...

Kaplan, Michael (Michael Lee)

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

151

Ohio Klingon War Journal Issue 2  

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Volume I lssue 2 September I 991 OH IO KLINGON WAR JOURNAL The Officiql lleysletter of the Kli ngons of oHlo {formerl g Klingons of Columbus} As gou can see the masthead has a new and suitable Eddition, and we now have a name. Dove Cummins...-Creation prop:9.nd.l h:ve st.ted as their agenda to destrog Cre.ation. As thir is one of tho5e n.st9 legal disputes, it is m! recomrnend.tion, (e^dorsed unanimouslg bv the leadership ofK)ingonr of oHlo, .nd the editori:] st.ff of 0Hl0 Klingo^ Var Journal) th...

1991-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

152

Ohio Klingon War Journal Issue 3  

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OH I O KL I N6ON WAR JOURNAL The officisl llevsletter of the Klingorls of 0Hl0 {formerl g K'li ngons of Col umbus} Well, here ee ore again, this i3 the third inyhat ve hope is the continuing neYsletter of the Klingons or 0Hl0- The editors hove... ihe membershiP at l.rqe. This \\vould make the 0Hl0 Klingon \\r'ar Journ.l into i better ftevslelter. Ve vould stlll print the Coovention Schedute, and cl.ssified ads, 3nd as go! m.U have ooticed i public Jervice adyertis?ment, as vell .s the other...

1991-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

153

Western economies and the Gulf war  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

A prolonged Iran/Iraq war could mean economic and even political-military disaster for western countries dependent on Persian Gulf oil. The percentage of gross national product loss that the US, western Europe, and Japan would suffer is estimated for three levels of interruption and illustrates how global effects can be felt even when direct imports are not involved. Although the US has few options for projecting power into the Gulf region, a long-run expansion of military capability is essential. The economic damage of continued disruptions can be eased by using more coal, nuclear power, and natural gas even if it means removing some environmental and economic barriers. A combination of financial incentives and additions to the strategic oil and gas storage would help, but important change will come from a reappraisal of our military position. (DCK)

Rowen, H.S.

1980-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

154

The post-war Middle East  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

The Middle East remains today the global energy fulcrum. One year after the Persian Gulf war, the region is in greater turmoil and political uncertainty than it has known in modern times. The Iraqi invasion of Kuwait and subsequent external military intervention forced neighboring states to question the need for a foreign military presence in the future. The rift between the secular revolutionary states in the region led by Iraq, Libya, Yemen, Algeria, and Syria and the traditional monarchy of Saudi Arabia and the emirates of the gulf has widened. Egypt provides, at present, an uncomfortable bridge. The balance of political forces may be shifting. This paper attempts to answer the following questions: Where will we see the new leadership in the Middle East Will it again play a role through the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries and determination of the oil price in shaping the structure of global energy supply and demand

Tempest, P.

1992-03-09T23:59:59.000Z

155

MINUTES - ACCEPTANCE MEETING FOR LHC MAGNETS BUILT AT BNL  

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ACCEPTANCE MEETING FOR LHC MAGNETS BUILT AT BNL ACCEPTANCE MEETING FOR LHC MAGNETS BUILT AT BNL Magnet: D1L101 Date of meeting: 29 January 2004 Date of these minutes: 30 January 2004 Attending: M. Anerella, J. Cozzolino, J. Durnan, J. Escallier, H. Hocker, A. Jain, J. Muratore, S. Plate, C. Porretto, P. Wanderer, E. Willen Summary. The acceptance committee previously reviewed this magnet in March 2003 and May 2003. Since the last review, the magnet has been cold-tested to check whether the high- resistance short between one of the two strip heaters and the magnet coil affected the magnet operation (including quench performance). It was concluded that the heater-to- coil short did not affect the magnet operation during the cold test. The committee also reviewed the field quality data, which indicated that the yoke keys were stainless steel,

156

Prisoners of War-Cold War Allies: The Anglo-American Relationship with Wehrmacht Generals  

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to becoming an active belligerent, however, the Americans had served as the protecting power for the war prisoners of Germany, Austria-Hungary, France, Great Britain and Russia. In this capacity, American officials inspected the camps of these respective.... 9 Consequently, the United States returned these men to British custody in 1946 rather than repatriating them directly to Germany, causing a great deal of resentment among the prisoners.16 Despite these postwar complications, the two Allies...

Mallett, Derek Ray

2012-02-14T23:59:59.000Z

157

A hybrid methodology for built-in self test  

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as to style and content by: Don E. Ross (Chair of Committee) Hosame Abu-Amara (Member) q) / i+CVJ. Dhiraj Pradhan (Member) A. D. atton (Head of D partment) December 1993 Major Subject: Electrical Engineering 111 ABSTRACT A Hybrid Methodology... grateful to birn for making graduate school such a wonderful experience. TABLE OF CONTENTS CHAPTER Page I INTRODUCTION . A. Fault Modelling B. The Testing Problem C. Built-In Self Testing H LFSR AS A DETERMINISTIC TEST PATTERN GENERATOR 12 A...

Vasudevan, Beena

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

158

Oil flow resumes in war torn onshore Neutral Zone  

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Oil production has resumed in the war ravaged onshore fields of the Neutral Zone between Saudi Arabia and Kuwait 1 year after the end of Persian Gulf War. Initial production of about 40,000 b/d is expected to rise to 60,000 b/d by year end. This paper reports that prior to the January-February 1991 war to oust occupying Iraqi military forces from Kuwait, the Neutral Zone's Wafra, South Umm Gudair, and South Fuwaris onshore fields produced about 135,000 b/d.

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1992-03-09T23:59:59.000Z

159

Women at the Front: Hospital Workers in Civil War America  

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...War–era surgeons, it seems clear that the problems of contemporary nurses have a long history. Throughout history, female nurses have dealt with being invisible, discounted, and devalued. During the Civil War, when nursing was viewed as domestic work, nurses did not seem threatening, which eased their entrance... Jane Schultz has written a well-researched book that tells a compelling story. First-person accounts interspersed throughout the book lend immediacy to the war that took place nearly 150 years ago. The author transports the reader through time so ...

Higgins L.P.

2005-01-06T23:59:59.000Z

160

Enabling environments : people, wheelchairs and standards  

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Designing environments to accommodate people in wheelchairs is far more than ramps and wide toilet stalls built according to the state building code. This study attempts to illuminate the functional imperatives behind ...

Duerk, Donna P

1980-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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161

Advanced Envelope Research for Factory-Built Housing  

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December 14, 2011 December 14, 2011 Advanced Envelope Research for Factory-Built Housing Download the presentation at: www.buildingamerica.gov/meetings.html Building Technologies Program eere.energy.gov Building America: Introduction December 14. 2011 Mike Gestwick Michael.Gestwick@nrel.gov Building Technologies Program Building Technologies Program eere.energy.gov * Reduce energy use in new and existing residential buildings * Promote building science and systems engineering / integration approach * "Do no harm": Ensure safety, health and durability are maintained or improved * Accelerate adoption of high performance technologies www.buildingamerica.gov Introduction to Building America Building Technologies Program eere.energy.gov Building America Industry Consortia

162

Ductless Heat Pump Applications in Factory Built Housing  

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Pump Applications in Pump Applications in Factory-built Housing Gaps and barriers addressed: - Retrofitting homes with existing electric forced-air furnace systems - Designing hybrid zonal heating systems for new homes Presented by Brady Peeks, Northwest Energy Works, Inc. Spring 2012 Residential Energy Efficiency Meeting, Austin, TX Ductless Heat Pump Retrofits in Manufactured Homes * Gaps and Barriers: - DHP interaction with existing ducted electric forced-air furnace system is unknown * Pacific Northwest utilities are monitoring a handful of mfd. homes to determine if savings differ from other housing types-no attempt to influence furnace interactions * Building America Partnership for Improving Residential

163

Deterrence, disarmament, and post-cold war stability: Enhancing security for both ``haves`` and ``have nots``  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

This paper examines possible developments in nuclear disarmament resulting from the end of the Cold War.

Lehman, R. F. II

1995-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

164

Migration from Iraq between the Gulf and the Iraq wars (1990Migration from Iraq between the Gulf and the Iraq wars (1990Migration from Iraq between the Gulf and the Iraq wars (1990Migration from Iraq between the Gulf and the Iraq wars (1990----2003):2003)  

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1 Migration from Iraq between the Gulf and the Iraq wars (1990Migration from Iraq between the Gulf and the Iraq wars (1990Migration from Iraq between the Gulf and the Iraq wars (1990Migration from Iraq between the Gulf and the Iraq wars (1990----2003):2003):2003):2003): historical and sociospacial

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

165

EM's December Newsletter Recaps Cold War Cleanup Accomplishments in 2013  

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EM's December Newsletter Recaps Cold War Cleanup Accomplishments EM's December Newsletter Recaps Cold War Cleanup Accomplishments in 2013 EM's December Newsletter Recaps Cold War Cleanup Accomplishments in 2013 December 24, 2013 - 12:00pm Addthis WASHINGTON, D.C. - On Dec. 19, EM completed demolition of the 4.8 million-square-foot Building K-25 at Oak Ridge, a milestone that capped a busy and successful 2013 for the Cold War cleanup program. The demolition was one of EM's most significant achievements this year, and it is captured in this newsletter issue along with dozens of other notable accomplishments across the EM complex. Read about EM's productive year, including cleanup of buildings and waste sites along the Columbia River in Washington state, progress in the disposition of transuranic waste at Idaho and other sites and preparations for a major demolition at the West Valley

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Warming increases the risk of civil war in Africa  

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...economic and political variables are...to civil war risk is difficult...implementing insurance schemes to protect...affected by the risk of future political instability...affected by the risk of future political instability...

Marshall B. Burke; Edward Miguel; Shanker Satyanath; John A. Dykema; David B. Lobell

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World War II role of Oak Ridge National  

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War II role of Oak Ridge National Lab featured in second 70th anniversary lecture February 4, 2013 Shared national security mission with Los Alamos highlighted LOS ALAMOS, NEW...

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Healthcare utilization and mortality among veterans of the Gulf War  

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...who were exposed to depleted uranium, oil well fire smoke...pesticides/insecticides and depleted uranium (Macfarlane et al...C, Sox, HDepleted uranium, pyridostigmine bromide...vaccines. In Gulf War and health vol. 1 2003Washington...

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Traumatic Brain Injury: The “Signature Injury” of the Iraq War  

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news/nationworld/iraq/bal- factorvii,0,2855253.storygallery?The “Signature Injury” of the Iraq War by Tania Aftandiliansremains undi- lives in Iraq; however, funding is severely

Aftandilians, Tania

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DEMOCRACY OVER A BARREL: OIL, REGIME CHANGE AND WAR  

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and A. Suramanian 2004. “Saving Iraq from Its Oil,” Foreignthe costs of the war in Iraq, I would be more than remissfor democratization. Iraq and the Devil’s Excrement “Oil is

Karl, Terry

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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U.S. Responsibility for War Crimes in Iraq  

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T...hese words from the Declaration of Independence of the United States of America serve as part of a moral and political basis for the prosecution of war criminals and criminals against humanity ...

J. Angelo Corlett

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Hawaii Well Abandonment Report Form (DLNR Form WAR) | Open Energy...  

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LibraryAdd to library Form: Hawaii Well Abandonment Report Form (DLNR Form WAR) Abstract Completion of this form is required for well abandonment. Form Type ApplicationNotice...

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Memory Slain: Recovering Cultural Heritage in Post-war Bosnia  

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Abdelaziz, A. (1995). Memory of the world—Preserving theIn J. W. Müller (Ed. ), Memory and power in post-war Europe:and constructs of social memory. Archival Issues, 24(2),

Supple, Shannon

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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R&D'S ROLE IN THE WAR ON TERRORISM  

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R&D'S ROLE IN THE WAR ON TERRORISM ... RETHINKING THE ROLE OF scientists and engineers in a world made more vulnerable by terrorism was the theme of the American Association for the Advancement of Science's (AAAS) Colloquium on Science & Technology Policy, held earlier this month in Washington, D.C. ... Only one panel session of the two-day meeting was devoted specifically to the role of science and technology in the Administration's war on terrorism. ...

WILLIAM G. SCHULZ

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Tools from the French and Indian War sloop Boscawen  

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by recapturing Port Royal, Nova Scotia (Cooke 1993:282). This war ended with the Treaty of Utrecht in 1713 which affirmed England's sovereignty over Acadia (Nova Scotia) and recognized its claims to Hudson Bay and Newfoundland. The British received territorial... created at Utrecht began to tip in England's favor as she profited from commercial assault against Spanish trade. The New World colonies continued to strengthen with the influx of thousands of immigrants (Simmons 1976:182). King George's War (1739...

Grant, David Mitchell

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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ROSEE cleans up after the Cold War  

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This article describes a robot named ROSEE, designed by engineers at the DOE's Hanford site to minimize the risk of radiation exposure to workers cleaning up to residue left by America's manufacture of nuclear weapons. ROSEE is the acronym for Remotely Operated Sediment Extraction Equipment, a robot designed to vacuum sediment and debris from a nuclear fuels storage pool at the Department of Energy's Hanford nuclear waste storage site in Richland, Wash. The task facing ROSEE involves cleaning out the N basin at Hanford. Work is schedules to begin before the fall. The basin houses nuclear fuel refined during 24 years of the Cold War era. This water-filled structure is 24 feet deep, 87 feet long, and 56 feet wide, approximately three times larger than an Olympic-size swimming pool. Nuclear fuel was contained in honeycomb cells mounted 1 inch from the bottom of the pool. The cells rise 10 feet from the bottom of the basin, and each cell is 21 inches deep and 14 inches wide. The cells now hold radioactive residues that must be removed for final safe disposal.

Valenti, M.

1994-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Economic interests in the domestic politics of war : evidence from U.S. decisions to go to war with Iraq in 1991 and 2003  

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of the Use of Force against Iraq in 2003." Dissertation,Policy: The Case of the Iraq War. ” Economica 76, Table 1.1:Policy: The Case of the Iraq War. ” Economica 76, 225–250.

Seljan, Samuel Sierra

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Economic interests in the domestic politics of war : evidence from U.S. decisions to go to war with Iraq in 1991 and 2003  

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Says war would be an acceptable risk. Hussein predicts war.with Iraq was "an acceptable risk," since the stakes werewith Iraq carries acceptable risks and that it could win

Seljan, Samuel Sierra

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Expert Meeting Report: Advanced Envelope Research for Factory Built Housing  

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Advanced Envelope Advanced Envelope Research for Factory Built Housing E. Levy, M. Mullens, E. Tompos, B. Kessler, and P. Rath ARIES Collaborative April 2012 NOTICE This report was prepared as an account of work sponsored by an agency of the United States government. Neither the United States government nor any agency thereof, nor any of their employees, subcontractors, or affiliated partners makes any warranty, express or implied, or assumes any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information, apparatus, product, or process disclosed, or represents that its use would not infringe privately owned rights. Reference herein to any specific commercial product, process, or service by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise does not necessarily constitute or imply its endorsement,

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Lab begins demolition of Cold War-era buildings  

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Demolition begins of cold War-Era buildings Demolition begins of cold War-Era buildings Lab begins demolition of Cold War-era buildings More than 165,000 square feet of former research, production, and office buildings will be demolished. December 1, 2009 Los Alamos National Laboratory sits on top of a once-remote mesa in northern New Mexico with the Jemez mountains as a backdrop to research and innovation covering multi-disciplines from bioscience, sustainable energy sources, to plasma physics and new materials. Los Alamos National Laboratory sits on top of a once-remote mesa in northern New Mexico with the Jemez mountains as a backdrop to research and innovation covering multi-disciplines from bioscience, sustainable energy sources, to plasma physics and new materials. Contact Communications Office

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SAVANNAH RIVER SITE COLD WAR HISTORIC PROPERTY DOCUMENTATION  

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WAR HISTORIC PROPERTY DOCUMENTATION WAR HISTORIC PROPERTY DOCUMENTATION NARRATIVE AND PHOTOGRAPHY CMX AND TNX SAVANNAH RIVER'S PILOT PLANTS Aiken County, South Carolina SAVANNAH RIVER SITE COLD WAR HISTORIC PROPERTY DOCUMENTATION CMX AND TNX CMX AND TNX SA SA V V ANNAH RIVER'S ANNAH RIVER'S PILOT PLANTS PILOT PLANTS Aiken County, South Carolina NARRATIVE AND PHOTOGRAPHY ii ABSTRACT This documentation was prepared in accordance with a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) signed by the Department of Energy-Savannah River (DOE-SR) and the South Carolina Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) dated February 27, 2003, as well as the Consolidated MOA of August 2004. The MOA stipulated a thematic study and photographic documentation of 679-T and 678-T, known respectively as the CMX and TNX buildings. Initially, this area was called the CMX-TNX

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Summer Fellow Explores EM's Cold War Cleanup | Department of Energy  

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Summer Fellow Explores EM's Cold War Cleanup Summer Fellow Explores EM's Cold War Cleanup Summer Fellow Explores EM's Cold War Cleanup November 26, 2013 - 12:00pm Addthis Maine Maritime Academy senior Jared Woods learned about nuclear waste management issues at EM. Maine Maritime Academy senior Jared Woods learned about nuclear waste management issues at EM. WASHINGTON, D.C. - Jared Woods graduates from the Maine Maritime Academy (MMA) next month with the experience of an adventurous summer as a fellow in the DOE Scholars Program, an opportunity to explore the agency's careers and learn about its mission and operations. Assigned to EM's Washington, D.C. headquarters, Woods gained knowledge about nuclear safety and waste treatment under the guidance of EM Office of Safety Management Director Todd Lapointe, who graduated from MMA in 1987.

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Chemical arms not cause of Gulf War syndrome  

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A task force commissioned by the Pentagon's Defense Science Board has found no evidence that US troops were exposed to chemical or biological weapons or to any other environmental hazard during the Persian gulf War that could resolve the mystery of unexplained symptoms now dubbed the Gulf War Syndrome.'' A Czech chemical weapons monitoring team reported detecting the nerve gas sarin and sulfur mustard at two sites in Saudi Arabia near the Iraqi border in mid-January 1991. Despite the Pentagon's uncertainties about the Czech reports, many US soldiers believe they were exposed to low levels of chemical agents. They are not convinced that all of the many chemical sensor alarms that went off during the air war were false alarms.

Ember, L.

1994-07-11T23:59:59.000Z

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Summer Fellow Explores EM's Cold War Cleanup | Department of Energy  

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Summer Fellow Explores EM's Cold War Cleanup Summer Fellow Explores EM's Cold War Cleanup Summer Fellow Explores EM's Cold War Cleanup November 26, 2013 - 12:00pm Addthis Maine Maritime Academy senior Jared Woods learned about nuclear waste management issues at EM. Maine Maritime Academy senior Jared Woods learned about nuclear waste management issues at EM. WASHINGTON, D.C. - Jared Woods graduates from the Maine Maritime Academy (MMA) next month with the experience of an adventurous summer as a fellow in the DOE Scholars Program, an opportunity to explore the agency's careers and learn about its mission and operations. Assigned to EM's Washington, D.C. headquarters, Woods gained knowledge about nuclear safety and waste treatment under the guidance of EM Office of Safety Management Director Todd Lapointe, who graduated from MMA in 1987.

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20% Wind Energy by 2030 - Chapter 5: Wind Power Siting and Environment...  

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Environmental Effects Summary Slides Environment and siting overview 10-25% of proposed wind energy projects are delayed or not built due to environmental concerns Most...

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Manhattan Project: The Cold War, 1945-1990  

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West Berliner talks to the East, Berlin Wall, November 1962 THE COLD WAR West Berliner talks to the East, Berlin Wall, November 1962 THE COLD WAR (1945-1990) Events > Postscript -- The Nuclear Age, 1945-Present Informing the Public, August 1945 The Manhattan Engineer District, 1945-1946 First Steps toward International Control, 1944-1945 Search for a Policy on International Control, 1945 Negotiating International Control, 1945-1946 Civilian Control of Atomic Energy, 1945-1946 Operation Crossroads, July 1946 The VENONA Intercepts, 1946-1980 The Cold War, 1945-1990 Nuclear Proliferation, 1949-present Joseph Stalin (with Vyacheslav Molotov), February 1945 The postwar organization of atomic energy took place against the backdrop of growing tension with the Soviet Union. Relations between the United States and the Soviet Union had been strained ever since the revolution of 1917 had first brought communists to power in Russia. This mutual distrust further deepened following the Soviet "non-aggression" treaty with Nazi Germany in August 1939 and the Soviet Union's subsequent invasions of Poland, Finland, and the Baltic Republics. Although Britain was allied with the Soviet Union following Germany's June 1941 invasion of Russia, as was the United States in the aftermath of Pearl Harbor, mutual suspicion lingered throughout the Second World War. The failure of the United States and Britain to tell the Soviet Union about the atomic bomb in anything other than the most vague terms only heightened the extreme suspicions of the Soviet dictator, Joseph Stalin (right). Not only did the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki help end the Second World War, but they also played a role in setting the stage for the half-century of conflict with the Soviet Union that followed it -- the Cold War.

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Assessment of damage to the desert surfaces of Kuwait due to the Gulf War  

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This is a preliminary report on a joint research project by Boston University and the Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research that commenced in April 1992. The project aim is to establish the extent and nature of environmental damage to the desert surface and coastal zone of Kuwait due to the Gulf War and its aftermath. Change detection image enhancement techniques were employed to enhance environmental change by comparison of Landsat Thematic Mapper images obtained before the wars and after the cessation of the oil and well fires. Higher resolution SPOT images were also utilized to evaluate the nature of the environmental damage to specific areas. The most prominent changes were due to: (1) the deposition of oil and course-grained soot on the desert surface as a result of oil rain'' from the plume that emanated from the oil well fires; (2) the formation of hundreds of oil lakes, from oil seepage at the damaged oil well heads; (3) the mobilization of sand and dust and (4) the pollution of segments of the coastal zone by the deposition of oil from several oil spills. Interpretation of satellite image data are checked in the field to confirm the observations, and to assess the nature of the damage. Final results will be utilized in establishing the needs for remedial action to counteract the harmful effects of the various types of damage to the environment of Kuwait.

El-Baz, F. (Boston Univ., MA (United States). Center for Remote Sensing); Al-Ajmi, D. (Kuwait Inst. for Scientific Research (Kuwait). Environmental and Earth Sciences Div.)

1993-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Auratic Weapons, World War II, and Cultural Hegemony in The Lord of the Rings  

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LOS ANGELES AURATIC WEAPONS, WORLD WAR II, AND CULTURAL2 ABSTRACT Auratic Weapons, World War II, and CulturalTo begin, I look at weapons as the crux between the medieval

Silverstein, Michelle

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The costs of artillery: harassment and interdiction fire in the Vietnam War  

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A type of artillery mission practiced by the United States Army since World War I, Harassment and Interdiction (H&I) fire proved controversial during the Vietnam War. Intentionally unobserved, H&I targeted suspected Viet Cong or North Vietnamese...

Hawkins, John Michael

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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American racism and African diplomats: race and American Cold War policy in West Africa  

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American society. The interconnectedness between Cold War ideology and civil rights increased during the 1960s. Cold War tensions escalated and the American government became increasingly concerned about the effect of racial strife on the country's image...

Oriabure, Stephannie Ebhota

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Myth of the Woman Warrior and World War II in Soviet Culture  

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"The Myth of the Woman Warrior and World War II in Soviet Culture" defines, analyzes, and explains the figure of the Soviet "woman warrior" who participated in World War II, asking the questions: what is the nature of the ...

Harris, Adrienne

2008-07-29T23:59:59.000Z

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The History and Application of Christian Just War Theory as Related to Preemptive Attack  

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Abstract Galen Michener Turner, B.A. Department of Religious Studies, April 2010 University of Kansas The Christian Just War tradition was created around the central principle that war was part of human existence, but that ...

Turner, Galen Michener

2010-04-28T23:59:59.000Z

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Biological monitoring and surveillance results of Gulf War I veterans exposed to depleted uranium  

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Objective: To relate medical surveillance outcomes to uranium biomonitoring results in a group of depleted uranium (DU)-exposed, Gulf War I veterans...Methods...: Thirty-two veterans of Gulf War ...

Melissa A. McDiarmid; Susan M. Engelhardt…

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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E-Print Network 3.0 - army war college Sample Search Results  

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army war college Page: << < 1 2 3 4 5 > >> 1 BUILDING STRONG U.S. ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS PACIFIC OCEAN DIVISION Summary: from the National War College. He also served as an Army...

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SciTech Connect: On the Front Lines of the Cold War Los Alamos...  

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On the Front Lines of the Cold War Los Alamos 1970-1992 Citation Details In-Document Search Title: On the Front Lines of the Cold War Los Alamos 1970-1992 On the Front Lines of the...

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-The Bubble Chamber -http://thebubblechamber.org -Review: Cold War Social Science  

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[1] - The Bubble Chamber - http://thebubblechamber.org - Review: Cold War Social Science Posted assume that all developments in the social sciences during the Cold War period can be The Bubble Chamber

Solovey, Mark

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

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

Frank, Nathaniel

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Nuclear Proliferation and the Deterrence of Conventional War: Justin Pollard  

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Nuclear Proliferation and the Deterrence of Conventional War: A Proposal Justin Pollard April 2009) Introduction It seems counterintuitive to think that the spread of nuclear weapons could make the world a safer of ubiquitous nuclear armament is a more dangerous and unstable one. Certainly, a weapon of the nuclear

Sadoulet, Elisabeth

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The nuclear dilemma and the just war tradition  

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This book presents papers on the ethical aspects of nuclear weapons. Topics considered include the concept of a ''just'' war, national defense, political aspects, religion and politics, the failure of deterrence, conventional warfare, nuclear deterrence and democratic politics, the future of the nuclear debate, non-proliferation policy, arms control, national security, and government policies.

O'Brien, W.V.; Langan, J.

1986-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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BOOK REVIEW Cold War Social Science: Knowledge Production,  

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BOOK REVIEW Cold War Social Science: Knowledge Production, Liberal Democracy, and Human Nature, 2012. Reviewed by Paul Erickson, Wesleyan University Taken together, these two important books make intriguing statements about the way to write the histories of fields like psychology, sociology, anthropology

Solovey, Mark

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Torture of terrorists? Use of torture in a ``war  

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the nationalists' main form of action nor the French army's true target. Research into the methods used, which portrays the Algerian partisans' struggle during the war of independence against the French) and the violence used against it by the French army and police. While it might well be thought

Boyer, Edmond

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OPEC's Dr. Subroto examines the market after Gulf war  

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This paper reports on a relatively strong oil market emerging from the Persian Gulf war according to an Opec spokesperson. Opec is expected to remain a viable force, perhaps more cohesive than before, no matter what happens to Kuwait and Iraq.

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1991-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Chemical warfare agent detectors probe the fogs of war  

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The air-power-dominated Persian Gulf War was the largest massing of coalition forces since World War II. This short conflict left its own intriguing legacy of unanswered questions. Were chemical weapons used in the theater of war Some US Allies, many US service members, and a US Senator believe they were. Yet both US and U.K. defense establishments offer emphatic denials. If Saddam Hussein didn't use chemical weapons, how can the multitude of warning alarms that sounded, alarms indicating the presence of these warfare agents, be explained Did the chemical warfare (CW) agent monitors and detectors the US deployed operate properly And were they sensitive enough to detect not just militarily significant levels, for which troops would have had to don full protective gear, but also very low concentrations of these weapons, levels that Sen. Richard C. Shelby (D.-Ala.) believes may be responsible for the illnesses many Gulf War veterans are now experiencing In this paper, the author addressed these questions.

Ember, L.R. (C EN, Washington, DC (United States))

1994-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The War for the Greater Middle East Professor Andrew Bacevich  

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

Guenther, Frank

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The Cavalier Image in the Civil War and the Southern Mind  

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on the military exploits of several cavalry officers in both the Revolutionary War and the American Civil War. The Royalist cavalry during the English Civil War gave rise to the original Cavalier image, but as migrants came to Virginia during the seventeenth...

Allgood, Colt

2012-07-16T23:59:59.000Z

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Event-related potential patterns associated with hyperarousal in Gulf War illness syndrome groups  

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of Medicine Baltimore, MD, United States 1. Introduction Many veterans returned from the 1991 Persian Gulf War stimuli is one of the several symptoms widely reported by veterans of the 1991 Persian Gulf War. Many haveEvent-related potential patterns associated with hyperarousal in Gulf War illness syndrome groups

O'Toole, Alice J.

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Stress and stressors of the early phases of the Persian Gulf War  

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...stressors of the early phases of the Persian Gulf War Robert K Gifford * Robert J...evaluating the stresses of the Persian Gulf War (PGW) today, we have the...2. Stressors of the early Persian Gulf War Importantly, on the whole...

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Manhattan Project: The War Enters Its Final Phase, 1945  

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American troops approaching the beach, D-Day, June 6, 1944. THE WAR ENTERS ITS FINAL PHASE American troops approaching the beach, D-Day, June 6, 1944. THE WAR ENTERS ITS FINAL PHASE (1945) Events > Dawn of the Atomic Era, 1945 The War Enters Its Final Phase, 1945 Debate Over How to Use the Bomb, Late Spring 1945 The Trinity Test, July 16, 1945 Safety and the Trinity Test, July 1945 Evaluations of Trinity, July 1945 Potsdam and the Final Decision to Bomb, July 1945 The Atomic Bombing of Hiroshima, August 6, 1945 The Atomic Bombing of Nagasaki, August 9, 1945 Japan Surrenders, August 10-15, 1945 The Manhattan Project and the Second World War, 1939-1945 Harry Truman being sworn in as president, April 12, 1945. On April 12, 1945, only weeks before Germany's unconditional surrender on May 7, President Franklin Roosevelt died suddenly in Warm Springs, Georgia. Vice President Harry S. Truman, a veteran of the United States Senate, was now president. Truman had not been privy to many of Roosevelt's internal policy deliberations and had to be briefed extensively in his first weeks in office. One of these briefings, provided by Secretary of War Henry Stimson on April 25, concerned S-1 (the Manhattan Project). Stimson, with Leslie Groves present during part of the meeting, traced the history of the Manhattan Project, summarized its status, and detailed the timetable for testing and combat delivery. Truman asked numerous questions during the forty-five minute meeting and made it clear that he understood the relevance of the atomic bomb to upcoming diplomatic and military initiatives.

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Waves Forecasters in World War II (with a Brief Survey of Other Women Meteorologists in World War II)  

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Out of the nearly 6000 U.S. military officers who were trained to be weather forecasters during World War II, there wore approximately 100 women. They were recruited into the Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service (WAVES) by the U.S. Navy ...

J. M. Lewis

1995-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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DOE ACHIEVES MAJOR COLD WAR LEGACY WASTE CLEANUP MILESTONE: Waste Isolation  

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ACHIEVES MAJOR COLD WAR LEGACY WASTE CLEANUP MILESTONE: Waste ACHIEVES MAJOR COLD WAR LEGACY WASTE CLEANUP MILESTONE: Waste Isolation Pilot Plant Receives 10,000th Shipment DOE ACHIEVES MAJOR COLD WAR LEGACY WASTE CLEANUP MILESTONE: Waste Isolation Pilot Plant Receives 10,000th Shipment October 3, 2011 - 12:00pm Addthis DOE ACHIEVES MAJOR COLD WAR LEGACY WASTE CLEANUP MILESTONE: Waste Isolation Pilot Plant Receives 10,000th Shipment DOE ACHIEVES MAJOR COLD WAR LEGACY WASTE CLEANUP MILESTONE: Waste Isolation Pilot Plant Receives 10,000th Shipment DOE ACHIEVES MAJOR COLD WAR LEGACY WASTE CLEANUP MILESTONE: Waste Isolation Pilot Plant Receives 10,000th Shipment DOE ACHIEVES MAJOR COLD WAR LEGACY WASTE CLEANUP MILESTONE: Waste Isolation Pilot Plant Receives 10,000th Shipment CARLSBAD, N.M. - The Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) received its

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DOE ACHIEVES MAJOR COLD WAR LEGACY WASTE CLEANUP MILESTONE: Waste Isolation  

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DOE ACHIEVES MAJOR COLD WAR LEGACY WASTE CLEANUP MILESTONE: Waste DOE ACHIEVES MAJOR COLD WAR LEGACY WASTE CLEANUP MILESTONE: Waste Isolation Pilot Plant Receives 10,000th Shipment DOE ACHIEVES MAJOR COLD WAR LEGACY WASTE CLEANUP MILESTONE: Waste Isolation Pilot Plant Receives 10,000th Shipment October 3, 2011 - 12:00pm Addthis DOE ACHIEVES MAJOR COLD WAR LEGACY WASTE CLEANUP MILESTONE: Waste Isolation Pilot Plant Receives 10,000th Shipment DOE ACHIEVES MAJOR COLD WAR LEGACY WASTE CLEANUP MILESTONE: Waste Isolation Pilot Plant Receives 10,000th Shipment DOE ACHIEVES MAJOR COLD WAR LEGACY WASTE CLEANUP MILESTONE: Waste Isolation Pilot Plant Receives 10,000th Shipment DOE ACHIEVES MAJOR COLD WAR LEGACY WASTE CLEANUP MILESTONE: Waste Isolation Pilot Plant Receives 10,000th Shipment CARLSBAD, N.M. - The Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) received its

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SAVANNAH RIVER SITE COLD WAR HISTORIC PROPERTY DOCUMENTATION  

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WAR WAR HISTORIC PROPERTY DOCUMENTATION 700/A AREA Aiken County, South Carolina 6150 East Ponce de Leon Avenue Stone Mountain, Georgia 30083 700/A AREA SITE ADMINISTRATION, SAFETY, SECURITY, AND SUPPORT NEW SOUTH ASSOCIATES ii ABSTRACT This documentation was prepared in accordance with a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) signed by the Department of Energy-Savannah River (DOE-SR) and the South Carolina Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) dated February 17, 2004, as well as the Consolidated MOA of August 2004. The MOA stipulated that a thematic study and photographic documentation be undertaken on A Area historic properties 703-A and 708-A. In addition, a Cultural Resource Management Plan was accepted and signed by DOE-SR and the SHPO on December 9, 2004 calling for documentation of the remainder

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The U. S. Army Topographical Engineers in the Mexican War  

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surveys and gathered important geographic and economic information on New Mexico. Topographical Engineers were assigned to the field commands under Generals Taylor, Scott, and Wool, and the officers of the Corps (including Captains Joseph E. Johnston..., RECONNAISSANCE OF LIEUTENANT EMORY. V. LIEUTENANTS ABERT AND PECK IN NEW MEXICO. VI. TOPOGRAPHICAL ENGINEERS UNDER TAYLOR. VII. TOPOGRAPHICAL ENGINEERS WITH WOOL VVIII. TOPOGRAPHICAL ENGINEERS UNDER SCOTT 49 100 140 169 207 228 IX. OTHER WAR ACTIVITIES...

Traas, Adrian George

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Nations At War I: Why do we keep building weapons?  

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This paper is the first in series of four papers that present an analytical approach to war using game theory. We try to explore why is it that "true peace" can't be achieved and all or any efforts we make towards that goal will have huge road-blocks. A fairly simplistic and non technical overview of our approach is given in this paper using prisoner's dilemma.

Dhillon, Vikram

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Idaho Site's Cold War Cleanup Takes Center Stage in Publication |  

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Site's Cold War Cleanup Takes Center Stage in Publication Site's Cold War Cleanup Takes Center Stage in Publication Idaho Site's Cold War Cleanup Takes Center Stage in Publication January 22, 2013 - 12:00pm Addthis The Society of American Military Engineers focuses on the Idaho site’s environmental cleanup in the latest issue of its publication, The Military Engineer. This photo of the Engineering Test Reactor, which was decommissioned and demolished at the Idaho site, is featured in the story. The Society of American Military Engineers focuses on the Idaho site's environmental cleanup in the latest issue of its publication, The Military Engineer. This photo of the Engineering Test Reactor, which was decommissioned and demolished at the Idaho site, is featured in the story. The Society of American Military Engineers highlights this Idaho site photo on the cover of the latest issue of its publication, The Military Engineer. In the photo, work is under way to move spent nuclear fuel from wet storage to the safer, more permanent alternative of dry storage.

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Idaho Site's Cold War Cleanup Takes Center Stage in Publication |  

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Idaho Site's Cold War Cleanup Takes Center Stage in Publication Idaho Site's Cold War Cleanup Takes Center Stage in Publication Idaho Site's Cold War Cleanup Takes Center Stage in Publication January 22, 2013 - 12:00pm Addthis The Society of American Military Engineers focuses on the Idaho site’s environmental cleanup in the latest issue of its publication, The Military Engineer. This photo of the Engineering Test Reactor, which was decommissioned and demolished at the Idaho site, is featured in the story. The Society of American Military Engineers focuses on the Idaho site's environmental cleanup in the latest issue of its publication, The Military Engineer. This photo of the Engineering Test Reactor, which was decommissioned and demolished at the Idaho site, is featured in the story. The Society of American Military Engineers highlights this Idaho site photo on the cover of the latest issue of its publication, The Military Engineer. In the photo, work is under way to move spent nuclear fuel from wet storage to the safer, more permanent alternative of dry storage.

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Justification for War: A Comparative Study of How George W. Bush and Tony Blair Presented the Iraq War to Their Respective Citizens  

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the Iraq War to Their Respective Citizens Lori Maguire, Université de Paris 8 Now this paper may seem a bit out of place in a publication on electoral strategies. The Iraq War enjoyed wide support in the United At the time Meyer thought it was just platitudes but the words returned to haunt him during the Iraq crisis

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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6. Forays into uncharted Is the world built out of information? Is everything software?  

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massive quantum fluctuations (virtual particle/antiparticle pairs) should provoke black holes and space feel that the traditional Pythagorian ontology: God is a mathematician, the world is built out: God is a programmer, the world is built out of software. In other words, all is algorithm

Goodman, James R.

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Memory-built-in quantum teleportation with photonic and atomic qubits  

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LETTERS Memory-built-in quantum teleportation with photonic and atomic qubits YU-AO CHEN1 The combination of quantum teleportation1 and quantum memory2­5 of photonic qubits is essential for future of memory-built-in teleportation of photonic qubits remains an experimental challenge. Here, we demonstrate

Loss, Daniel

220

Construction Summary and As-Built Report for Ground Water Treatment System  

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Construction Summary and As-Built Report for Ground Water Treatment Construction Summary and As-Built Report for Ground Water Treatment System Monticello, Utah, Permeable Reactive Barrier Site Construction Summary and As-Built Report for Ground Water Treatment System Monticello, Utah, Permeable Reactive Barrier Site Construction Summary and As-Built Report for Ground Water Treatment System Monticello, Utah, Permeable Reactive Barrier Site Construction Summary and As-Built Report for Ground Water Treatment System Monticello, Utah, Permeable Reactive Barrier Site More Documents & Publications Dispersivity Testing of Zero-Valent Iron Treatment Cells: Monticello, Utah, November 2005 Through February 2008 Third (March 2006) Coring and Analysis of Zero-Valent Iron Permeable Reactive Barrier, Monticello, Utah Performance Assessment and Recommendations for Rejuvenation of a Permeable

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Three Minutes to Midnight: Civil Defense in the Late Cold War Period.  

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??This thesis examines civil defense in the United States under the Nixon, Carter and Reagan administrations. Throughout the late Cold War period civil defense policy… (more)

Donelson, Brendan

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

222

Public Health Implications of Mass Rape as a Weapon of War.  

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?? Although rape and other forms of sexual violence have historically been present during wartime, it has recently become a strategic weapon of war in… (more)

Ayele, Missale

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

223

Menace of Power: Russia-NATO Relations in the Post-Cold War Era.  

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??This thesis explores Russia-NATO relations after the Cold War. It focuses on how state power and perceived threat affect balance of power in Europe. The… (more)

Chen, Ping-Kuei

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

224

The U.S. Government and Journalists‚ Reactance to the News Coverage of the Iraq Wars.  

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??This thesis explores whether the government's reactance to the media coverage of the 1991 Persian Gulf War led to the way in which journalistic independence… (more)

Shortt, Celia M.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

225

Humanity Must Be Defended: War, Politics and Humanitarian Relief in Iraq, 1990-2004  

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Yaphe, Judith S. 2004. “Iraq Considered: Review Article. ”Post-war Reconstruction in Iraq: The Case Study of BasrahWord: Political Discourse in Iraq. Oxford University Press.

McIntyre, Adrian

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

226

Higher prices or gasoline lines loom if Iran-Iraq war lasts into spring  

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Policies for dealing with the gasoline shortage caused by the Iran-Iraq war are predicted. Options for allocations of existing supplies are discussed. (PSB)

Madison, C.

1981-01-17T23:59:59.000Z

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A COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF AUDIOVISUAL TECHNIQUES IN NEWS COVERAGE OF THE WARS IN IRAQ.  

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??This thesis is a study in the change of the use of audiovisual elements between the 1991 Gulf War news coverage and the 2003 Iraq… (more)

Todd, Michael David

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

228

An Informational Theory of Midterm Elections: The Impact of Iraq War Deaths on the 2006 Election.  

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??There has been much scholarly attention directed at the Iraq war's role in determining voter choice. I attempt to extend that research into voter turnout… (more)

Kahanek, Jared E.

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

229

Book Review: Whose America? Culture Wars in the Public Schools by Jonathan Zimmerman  

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Reviewed work(s): Whose America? Culture Wars in the Public Schools by Jonathan Zimmerman. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2002. 307 pp

Rury, John L.

2004-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

230

Making American: Constitutive Rhetoric in the Cold War  

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, claiming that his behavior was directly opposed to everything America stood for. At the heart of so much of the rhetorical bullying was this idea of ?American.? Nobody could decide what it meant or who had the most of it. Was it more American... Rhetoric Reconsidered: Constitutive Paradoxes in G.W. Bush?s Iraq War Speeches.? Zagacki focuses on the idea of ?prophetic dualism? that he claims guided Bush?s rhetoric to the American people in an attempt to create identification between Americans...

Thorpe, Martha

2011-10-21T23:59:59.000Z

231

Outdoor sound propagation in the U.S. Civil War  

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In a number of major battles in the U.S. Civil War unusual atmospheric acoustics played a major role. In this study the probable causes of the unusual acoustics are given and the resulting effect on military command decisions is described. The causes discussed include sound absorption wind shear temperature gradients and combinations of these. Several cases will also be described in which multiple ground reflections caused sounds of battle to be heard at unusually great distances. The battles studied include Gettysburg Seven Pines Perryville Iuka Fort Donelson Gaines Mill Five Forks and Chancellorsville.

Charles D. Ross

1998-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

232

In the quest of an adaptable built form : studying transformations in the MIT Campus  

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Adaptability of the built form has for a long time been the concern of many designers. Driven by different motives such as the accommodation of "uncertainty," the pursue of an "economical space", the restoration of the ...

Zafeiriadou, Maria

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

233

A Behavioral Model of a Built-in Current Sensor for IDDQ Testing  

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IDDQ testing is one of the most effective methods for detecting defects in integrated circuits. Higher leakage currents in more advanced semiconductor technologies have reduced the resolution of IDDQ test. One solution is to use built-in current...

Gharaibeh, Ammar

2010-01-14T23:59:59.000Z

234

The Maclaurin buildings : a history of MIT's Main Campus and the people who built it  

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In 1916, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology relocated from its Boston Tech campus to its newly built facilities in Cambridge. During the construction of the New Technology in the May of 1915, MIT president Richard ...

Christoff, David C

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

235

Home-built Nd:YAG laser for general laboratory use  

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A pulsed Nd:YAG laser has been built suitable for dye laser pumping, photoionization, and other purposes. Its peak output is more than 110 mJ IR and 40 mJ of frequency-doubled green in...

Yang, Dong-Hai; Breeden, Thomas L; Metcalf, Harold J

1985-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

236

Hydrogen fuel-cell cars designed and built in student competition  

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Students build hydrogen fuel-cell cars Hydrogen fuel-cell cars designed and built in student competition Middle and elementary school teams from around New Mexico participated in...

237

Toward resilient communities: A performance-based engineering framework for design and evaluation of the built environment  

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take place (e.g. , the nuclear accident at Fukushima Daiichirelease during an accident at a nuclear power plant. In aa postulated accident in order for a nuclear power plant to

Mieler, Michael

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

238

P A Y E T T E Designing for Sustainability in the Built Environment at UMass Amherst  

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strategies to reduce HVAC requirements in laboratory buildings. · Learn how enthalpy (heat) wheels provide of Thumb' Engineering Criteria (the standards don't agree) · Safety · Fear of `Complex' Building Management standard had been enacted as policy #12;P A Y E T T E Use of LEED · Definition · Direction · Goal #12;P A Y

Massachusetts at Amherst, University of

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Proceedings of the Institute of Acoustics & Belgium Acoustical Society Noise in the Built Environment, Ghent, 29-30 April 2010  

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Manuscrit auteur, publié dans "Strasbourg 2010: ecological and social innovation - 9th International

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School of Architecture, Design and the Built Environment The Influence of Economic Forces, Finance, and Government Policy on  

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to an increase in asset wealth. The market has also been subject to the effects of policy change and financial «Professor Michael White_» (email michael.white@ntu.ac.uk» or telephone «0115 8482069»). To download, with copies of academic certificates, to: gradschool@ntu.ac.uk The closing date for receipt of completed

Evans, Paul

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Energy efficiency, resilience to future climates and long-term sustainability: the role of the built environment  

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...climate resilience and sustainable consumption will be...we want to be. The real problem is that there...funded to get their own estates to the 2050 targets...efficiency and a move towards sustainable consumption by 2035...climate change and sustainable consumption will be...

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

242

Energy efficiency, resilience to future climates and long-term sustainability: the role of the built environment  

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...energy, and carbon capture and storage. Someone bidding to research...heat exchangers can reduce waste when air and water leave buildings...infrastructure of energy, water, waste and other supplies and disposals...resilience to future climates and long-term sustainability: the role of...

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

243

The Living Building Challenge v1.0 In Pursuit of True Sustainability in the Built Environment  

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. McLennan · email: jason@cascadiagbc.org · Draft Living Building Standard #12;NOTIFICATION The Living: jason@cascadiagbc.org · Draft Living Building Standard #12;Table of Contents The Living Building Challenge 2 Executive Summary 2 How The Living Building Standard Works 4 Site Design 6 Energy 8 Materials

Zaferatos, Nicholas C.

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Nottingham Trent University, PhD Studentship Opportunities in Architecture, Design and the Built Environment, October 2014  

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buildings including building utilisations and energy use. 5. Smart cities and resource optimisation. 6. The use of direct solar energy for domestic applications. 7. Wind energy g of the identity of a city, a region or a country: iconic architecture, for example, has been used

Evans, Paul

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Clash of the built and natural environments : a vulnerability index to flood risk in Galveston County, Texas.  

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??Vulnerability occurs at the intersection of natural geophysical forces and human settlement decisions. When humans decide to place themselves and their homes in harm’s way… (more)

Kellerman, Frances Anne

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

246

Applications of a Coupled Multizone and CFD Model to Calculate Airflow and Contaminant Dispersion in Built Environment for Emergency  

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," Accepted by HVAC&R Research. #12;2 INTRODUCTION The attacks on September 11, 2001 in the World Trade Center hospitalized. Once entering a building, CBRWA could disperse quickly in the whole building through the HVAC by using affordable air filters combined with ultraviolet germicidal irradiation. A multizone airflow

Chen, Qingyan "Yan"

247

Toward resilient communities: A performance-based engineering framework for design and evaluation of the built environment  

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reflect the level of risk acceptable to society. There arerepresent the level of risk acceptable to society. In turn,ensure that this risk is acceptable to society. It contains

Mieler, Michael

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

248

Toward resilient communities: A performance-based engineering framework for design and evaluation of the built environment  

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power and telecommunications systems support five lifelines, meaning a service disruptionthe gas system, which can cause power disruptions Escalatingsystems (electric power and telecommunications), meaning it is less susceptible to disruptions

Mieler, Michael

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

249

Rules of Engagement: Performance and Identity in the War on Terror  

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but for decades afterward, but do we fully understand the cost of the relationship between today's war-fighters and performance's role in the military? In this MA thesis, based on ethnographic fieldwork with veterans of the War on Terror, I explore...

Piepenbrink, Emily

2012-07-16T23:59:59.000Z

250

''That truth that lives unchangeably'': The role of ontology in the just war tradition  

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The just war tradition as we know it has its origins with Christian theology. In this dissertation, I examine the theological, in particular ontological, presuppositions of St. Augustine of Hippo in his elucidation of just war. By doing so, I show...

Gray, Phillip Wesley

2007-04-25T23:59:59.000Z

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Mark Solovey; Hamilton Cravens, eds. Cold War Social Science: Knowledge Production, Liberal Democracy, and Human Nature.  

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Mark Solovey; Hamilton Cravens, eds. Cold War Social Science: Knowledge Production, Liberal Nature by Mark Solovey; Hamilton Cravens Review by: Greg Eghigian Isis, Vol. 104, No. 2 (June 2013), pp. BUERKI Mark Solovey; Hamilton Cravens (Editors). Cold War Social Science: Knowledge Production, Liberal

Solovey, Mark

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Abstract B137: Cancer in population exposed to the Persian Gulf War  

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...Cancer in population exposed to the Persian Gulf War Alireza Mosavi-Jarrahi The...events that occurred during the Persian Gulf War made a severe impact on the...crude oil were released into the Persian Gulf from tankers and oil terminals...

Alireza Mosavi?Jarrahi

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

253

A Trojan horse: Anti-communism and the war on drugs  

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This work argues the U.S. “War on Drugs” is a misnomer. We suggest, instead, that it is secondary to traditional anti-Communist foreign policy concerns. Thus, “the war on drugs” serves to mask the U.S. counter...

Bruce Bullington; Alan A. Block

1990-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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User Environment  

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User Environment Environment on Genepool When you log into the Genepool system you will land in your $HOME directory on NERSC's "global homes" file system. The global homes file system is mounted across all NERSC computation systems with the exception of PDSF. The $HOME directory has quota of 40GB and 1,000,000 inodes. To customize your environment, by setting environment variables or aliases, you will need to modify one of the "dot" files that NERSC has created for you. You may NOT modify the .bashrc or .cshrc files. These are set to read-only on NERSC systems and specify system specific customizations. Instead you should modify a file called .bashrc.ext or .cshrc.ext. Learn more about the global homes user environment. Important Environment Variables

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Fighting for frames or prospects for peace? : building a prospect theory model of ethnic civil war termination  

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Ethnic civil wars are the most abundant form of large-scale, deadly conflict in the world today, yet the dedicated study of ethnic civil war is relatively new within political science. One empirical observation repeated ...

Butts, Robert Davis

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

256

"No Sacrifice is too Great, save that of Honor": Honor, Death, and Psychological Combat Trauma in the American Civil War  

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Examination of honor culture and attitudes toward death and dying found in letters, diaries, and newspapers - from the colonial and revolutionary period through the Civil War era - strongly suggests that Civil War soldiers ...

Sheffer, Debra J.

2009-04-08T23:59:59.000Z

257

The health effects of deployment frequency and duration in US military service members supporting the Global War on Terrorism  

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Science Board Task Force on Persian Gulf War Health Effects.Ann Clin Psychiatry. The Iowa Persian Gulf Study Group.health status among Persian Gulf War veterans: a population-

Smith, Besa

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Acetylcholinesterase inhibition and Gulf War illnesses: Conclusions are not supported by independent reviews of the same evidence  

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...Health Research Naval Health Research Center, San...King's Centre for Military Health Research, King's...of Medicine ( 2000 ) Depleted Uranium, Sarin, Pyridostigmine...Committee on Gulf War and Health ( 2004 ) Gulf War and...

Dan Blazer; Gregory C. Gray; Matthew Hotopf; Gary Macfarlane; Malcolm Sim; Tyler C. Smith; Simon Wessely

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

259

Who Will Care for the Orphans? Women’s Contributions during China’s War against Japan (1937-1945)  

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China’s War against Japan (1937-1945) Nicole Elizabeth6, 2009 On July 7, 1939 Japan’s Imperial Army sparked an 8-although China’s War against Japan largely adhered to this

Barnes, Nicole Elizabeth

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Recovery Act Workers Accomplish Cleanup of Second Cold War Coal Ash Basin |  

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Accomplish Cleanup of Second Cold War Coal Ash Accomplish Cleanup of Second Cold War Coal Ash Basin Recovery Act Workers Accomplish Cleanup of Second Cold War Coal Ash Basin American Recovery and Reinvestment Act workers recently cleaned up a second basin containing coal ash residues from Cold War operations at the Savannah River Site (SRS). About $24 million from the Recovery Act funded the environmental restoration project, allowing SRS to complete the project at least five years ahead of schedule. The work is part of a larger Recovery Act cleanup of the P Area scheduled for completion by the end of September 2011. Recovery Act Workers Accomplish Cleanup of Second Cold War Coal Ash Basin More Documents & Publications Recovery Act Workers Complete Environmental Cleanup of Coal Ash Basin Recovery Act Workers Add Time Capsule Before Sealing Reactor for Hundreds

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The Cold War ends ... now what? | Y-12 National Security Complex  

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The Cold War ends ... now ... The Cold War ends ... now ... The Cold War ends ... now what? Posted: February 7, 2013 - 6:07pm | Y-12 Report | Volume 9, Issue 2 | 2013 Y-12 machined precise finished surfaces (mirrors) in the 1970s. Precision machining capabilities like this helped give the U.S. an edge during the Cold War. If you met former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev, what would you ask him? Y-12 Facility Specialist Martha Polston had the rare opportunity to meet Gorbachev a decade after the Soviet Union had formally dissolved in 1991 and the Cold War had ended. "Meeting him face to face was a true privilege," she said. "The intensity of his personality is commanding, yet he is approachable. He seemed to genuinely embrace his role as a 'statesman' after having to let go of the 'power' of world leader."

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Americans and Iraq, twelve years apart: Comparing support for the US wars in Iraq  

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Abstract Significant differences exist in Americans’ support for force between the 1991 Persian Gulf War and 2003 Iraq War, even when holding all demographic variables constant. Nearly every group decreased their support from 1991 to 2003, including men and women, Whites and racial minorities, people with high school degrees or higher, nearly all age categories, and Democrat and Independent affiliated individuals. When examining potential causes for decreased support in the 2003 Iraq War, the “nature of the conflict” presents the strongest argument and evidence. The Persian Gulf War aimed to force the Iraqi army from Kuwait, while the Iraq War was aimed at changing the governmental regime of Iraq. The latter conflict was less socially acceptable than the former to Americans. These differences between the conflicts are the best explanation for the change in support, while other explanations, including the changing composition of the population and a less pro-military populace, are insufficient.

Dana M. Williams; Suzanne R. Slusser

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Recovery Act Workers Accomplish Cleanup of Second Cold War Coal Ash Basin |  

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Recovery Act Workers Accomplish Cleanup of Second Cold War Coal Ash Recovery Act Workers Accomplish Cleanup of Second Cold War Coal Ash Basin Recovery Act Workers Accomplish Cleanup of Second Cold War Coal Ash Basin American Recovery and Reinvestment Act workers recently cleaned up a second basin containing coal ash residues from Cold War operations at the Savannah River Site (SRS). About $24 million from the Recovery Act funded the environmental restoration project, allowing SRS to complete the project at least five years ahead of schedule. The work is part of a larger Recovery Act cleanup of the P Area scheduled for completion by the end of September 2011. Recovery Act Workers Accomplish Cleanup of Second Cold War Coal Ash Basin More Documents & Publications EIS-0220: Final Environmental Impact Statement EIS-0220: Final Environmental Impact Statement

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Hewlett and Holl - Atoms for Peace and War | Department of Energy  

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Operational Management » History » Historical Resources » Operational Management » History » Historical Resources » History Publications » Hewlett and Holl - Atoms for Peace and War Hewlett and Holl - Atoms for Peace and War Richard G. Hewlett and Jack M. Holl. Atoms for Peace and War: The Eisenhower Administration and the Atomic Energy Commission. A History of the Atomic Energy Commission, Volume III. Text in each PDF is fully searchable. HewlettandHollAtomsforPeaceandWarComplete.pdf HewlettandHollAtomsforPeaceandWarPicturesOnly.pdf More Documents & Publications A History of the Atomic Energy Commission Hewlett and Duncan - Atomic Shield The History of Nuclear Energy Aviation Management Green Leases Executive Secretariat Energy Reduction at HQ Real Estate Approvals Documents and Publications Facilities and Infrastructure

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Trade war in the Pacific: ASEAN and the Trans-Pacific Partnership https://theconversation.edu.au/trade-war-in-the-pacific-asean-and-the-trans-pacific-partnership-10937[3/12/2012 11:38:09 AM  

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Trade war in the Pacific: ASEAN and the Trans-Pacific Partnership https://theconversation.edu.au/trade-war-in-the-pacific-asean-and-the-trans-pacific-partnership-10937[3/12/2012 11:38:09 AM] TC Home + Society Science + Technology Trade war in the Pacific: ASEAN and the Trans-Pacific Partnership 30 November

Botea, Adi

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Mechanical behavior of Fermilab/General Dynamics built 15M SSC collider dipoles  

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A series of full-scale demonstration SSC collider dipole magnets were built for the ASST. These magnets, DCA311 through DCA319, have 50 mm aperture and 15 m magnetic length with 6.6 Tesla uniform field. For the support structure of the W6733B cross section, the Fermilab design uses a vertical split in the yoke. The end sections of the magnet have solid spacers and are supported by collet clamps. The splices between inner and outer coils are made in preforms which lie outside of the high field region. The magnets were produced in pipeline fashion with no intentional major changes between magnets. As a part of the technology transfer program, the last 7 magnets were built by General Dynamics personnel using the magnet construction facilities of Fermilab, while the first two magnets were built entirely by Fermilab personnel. At present, the magnets up to DCA316 have been tested at Fermilab. The general characteristics of the magnets have been quite satisfactory. Both of the Fermilab built magnets have reached the conductor limited field strength with no significant training. Two of the General Dynamics built magnets each required a single training quench. However, all of the magnets tested up to date meet the ASST specifications. This report describes the mechanical properties of the ASST magnets at Fermilab based on the currently available test results.

Wake, M.; Bleadon, M.; Bossert, R.; Carson, J.; Delchamps, S.; Gourlay, S.; Hanft, R.; Koska, W.; Kuchnir, M.; Lamm, M.; Mazur, P.; Orris, D.; Strait, J. [Fermi National Accelerator Lab., Batavia, IL (United States); Devred, A.; DiMarco, J.; Kuzminski, J.; Nah, W.; Ogitsu, T.; Puglisi, M.; Thompkins, J.; Yu, Y.; Zhao, Y.; Zheng, H. [Superconducting Super Collider Lab., Dallas, TX (United States)

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ANALYSIS OF A BRIDGE DECK BUILT on U.S. HIGHWAY 151 WITH FRP STAY-IN-PLACE  

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ANALYSIS OF A BRIDGE DECK BUILT on U.S. HIGHWAY 151 WITH FRP STAY-IN-PLACE FORMS, FRP GRIDS;ANALYSIS OF A BRIDGE DECK BUILT on U.S. HIGHWAY 151 WITH FRP STAY-IN-PLACE FORMS, GRIDS, AND REBARS University of Wisconsin - Madison #12;i Abstract This thesis details the construction of a bridge built on U

Bank, Lawrence C.

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Biofuels War: The New Scramble for Africa by Western Big Money Profiteers : EcoWorldly Explore GO Media  

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Biofuels War: The New Scramble for Africa by Western Big Money Profiteers : EcoWorldly About Like this post? Subscribe to our RSS feed and stay up to date. Biofuels War: The New Scramble in Africa, Ethiopia, Europe, Ghana, Global, Tanzania, United States of America Biofuels war has broken out

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Visual event-related potentials as markers of hyperarousal in Gulf War illness: Evidence against a stress-related etiology  

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Persian Gulf War. These symptomologies have been attributed to damage and dysfunction associated to be associated with the 1991 Persian Gulf War were the distractor stimuli. Hyperarousal reported by ill veterans. Introduction Veterans who were deployed during the 1991 Persian Gulf War have reported clusters of symptoms

O'Toole, Alice J.

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Five Efficient-Living Lessons from Student-Built Houses | Department of  

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Five Efficient-Living Lessons from Student-Built Houses Five Efficient-Living Lessons from Student-Built Houses Five Efficient-Living Lessons from Student-Built Houses November 8, 2013 - 10:59am Addthis Team Austria of the Vienna Institute of Technology created an energy-efficient bathroom for Solar Decathlon 2013. | Photo from Jason Flakes/U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon Team Austria of the Vienna Institute of Technology created an energy-efficient bathroom for Solar Decathlon 2013. | Photo from Jason Flakes/U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon The University of Nevada Las Vegas ventilated the kitchen effectively with tilt and turn windows. | Photo from Jason Flakes/U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon The University of Nevada Las Vegas ventilated the kitchen effectively with tilt and turn windows. | Photo from Jason Flakes/U.S. Department of Energy

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Student-Built Appliances Made to Do More with Less | Department of Energy  

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Student-Built Appliances Made to Do More with Less Student-Built Appliances Made to Do More with Less Student-Built Appliances Made to Do More with Less August 30, 2012 - 1:40pm Addthis Eric Barendsen Energy Technology Program Specialist, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Although today's home appliances are designed to be far more energy efficient than those made in the decades past, there's always room for improvement. Industry leaders are building energy-saving appliances because consumers demand high-performance products that do more with less energy. Fostering this trend toward innovation in energy efficiency, the Department of Energy (DOE) recently recognized the winners of a university-based student design competition to build more efficient appliances -- products that can be manufactured at a lower cost and outperform comparable

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Five Efficient-Living Lessons from Student-Built Houses | Department of  

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Five Efficient-Living Lessons from Student-Built Houses Five Efficient-Living Lessons from Student-Built Houses Five Efficient-Living Lessons from Student-Built Houses November 8, 2013 - 10:59am Addthis Team Austria of the Vienna Institute of Technology created an energy-efficient bathroom for Solar Decathlon 2013. | Photo from Jason Flakes/U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon Team Austria of the Vienna Institute of Technology created an energy-efficient bathroom for Solar Decathlon 2013. | Photo from Jason Flakes/U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon The University of Nevada Las Vegas ventilated the kitchen effectively with tilt and turn windows. | Photo from Jason Flakes/U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon The University of Nevada Las Vegas ventilated the kitchen effectively with tilt and turn windows. | Photo from Jason Flakes/U.S. Department of Energy

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Shorebirds in Marine Environments  

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... system is necessary and, indeed, inescapable for an understanding of shorebird migrational dynamics and the hab- itats they need to ... which occurred during World War II and the subsequent nuclear testing period. Observations and collections were made on Aomon, ...

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Electroabsorption measurements and built-in potentials in amorphous silicongermanium solar cells  

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-1130 S. Guha and J. Yang United Solar Systems Corporation, 1100 West Maple Road, Troy, Michigan 48084Electroabsorption measurements and built-in potentials in amorphous silicon­germanium solar cells J spectra in n-i-p solar cells with hydrogenated amorphous silicon­germanium alloy absorber layers. At lower

Schiff, Eric A.

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Hydrogen fuel-cell cars designed and built in student competition  

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- 1 - Hydrogen fuel-cell cars designed and built in student competition April 3, 2012 Designing and elementary school teams from around New Mexico participated in the annual Hydrogen Fuel Cell Challenge - Tommy Rockward, of LANL's Sensors and Electromechanical Devices group, demonstrated a hydrogen fuel-cell

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Copper clusters built on bulky amidinate ligands: spin delocalization via superexchange rather than direct metalmetal bonding{  

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Copper clusters built on bulky amidinate ligands: spin delocalization via superexchange rather than metal­metal interaction is a prerequisite for spin delocalization in copper dimers that lack single tetra- and dicopper amidinate complexes. A copper(I) dimer having two- coordinate metal centers

Baik, Mu-Hyun

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Thermonuclear reactor may begin to be built 2004 21.02.2004, 00.55  

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Thermonuclear reactor may begin to be built 2004 21.02.2004, 00.55 MOSCOW, February 20 (Itar-Tass) -- Construction of what may become the world's first-ever thermonuclear experimental reactor (ITER) may begin Institute, which developed the thermonuclear reactor, Yevgeny Velikhov said. The Russian panel at the Vienna

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Constancy of built-in luminance meter measurements in diagnostic displays  

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Purpose: Liquid crystal displays used to interpret medical images are often equipped with built-in luminance meters to evaluate luminance response and Grayscale Standard Display Function conformance. This work evaluates agreement between luminance reported by the built-in meters and external measurements. Methods: The white level luminance was measured using a built-in meter and an external meter for 93 primary review workstations (Models MFGD 3420 and MDCG 3120-CB) with between 117 and 49?336 backlight hours (BLH). Measured luminance values were compared viat-test for displays with less than 25?000 BLH and those with more than 25?000 BLH. Bias between meters was also evaluated. Changes in luminance uniformity with increasing backlight hours were explored by determining the maximum luminance deviation (MLD) for subsets of these displays with less than 800 BLH and greater than 35?000 BLH. Results: The mean difference between built-in and external luminance measurements was 5.84% and 38.92% for displays with less than 25?000 and greater than 25?000 BLH, respectively, with a statistically significant difference in the means (p < 0.001). For displays with low BLH, a statistically significant bias was observed (p < 0.001) between built-in and external measurements. A high degree of correlation was observed between measurements made with two separate external meters (r = 0.999). The mean MLD was 9.5% and 11.2% for MDCG 3120-CB displays with less than 800 and greater than 35?000 BLH, respectively. The difference in the mean values was not statistically significant (p < 0.001). Conclusions: Disagreement between the white level luminance measured using the built-in and external meter increased with BLH. Consequently, reliance on values reported by the built-in luminance meter may result in a reduction in image contrast with time. Recommendations have been proposed regarding luminance response testing and corrective action for failing displays.

Silosky, M., E-mail: michael.silosky@ucdenver.edu; Marsh, R. M. [Department of Radiology, University of Colorado, School of Medicine Aurora, Colorado 80045 (United States)] [Department of Radiology, University of Colorado, School of Medicine Aurora, Colorado 80045 (United States)

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Civil War Icon Becomes National Clean Energy Model | Department of Energy  

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Civil War Icon Becomes National Clean Energy Model Civil War Icon Becomes National Clean Energy Model Civil War Icon Becomes National Clean Energy Model December 2, 2010 - 2:26pm Addthis Sunita Satyapal Program Manager, Hydrogen & Fuel Cell Technology Program Nearly a century and a half after the first shots of the Civil War, Fort Sumter National Monument is poised to become a national model for clean energy. By adopting solar and hydrogen fuel cell technologies, the monument will generate clean, renewable power - establishing itself as an energy self-sufficient island. This project is part of the Energy SmartPARKS initiative. This first-of-its-kind collaboration - launched in 2008 with the Department of Energy, Department of Interior, and the National Park Service - is designed to implement and showcase sustainable energy

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The Department of Energy Announces Major Cold War Legacy Waste Cleanup  

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The Department of Energy Announces Major Cold War Legacy Waste The Department of Energy Announces Major Cold War Legacy Waste Cleanup Milestone The Department of Energy Announces Major Cold War Legacy Waste Cleanup Milestone September 28, 2011 - 8:54am Addthis CARLSBAD, NM - The U.S. Department of Energy today announced that the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) received its 10,000th shipment of transuranic (TRU) waste over the weekend. This marks an important milestone in DOE's mission to clean up the country's Cold War legacy. "This accomplishment reflects the hard work and dedication of our workers and contractors," said Energy Secretary Steven Chu. "It also demonstrates the Department's commitment to future generations as we continue our cleanup mission as safely and quickly as possible." The 10,000th shipment, which consisted of defense-generated contact-handled

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Idaho Site Completes Demolition of Cold War-era Nuclear Fuel Reprocessing  

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Completes Demolition of Cold War-era Nuclear Fuel Completes Demolition of Cold War-era Nuclear Fuel Reprocessing Facility Idaho Site Completes Demolition of Cold War-era Nuclear Fuel Reprocessing Facility December 22, 2011 - 11:12am Addthis Media Contact Erik Simpson (208) 360-0426 A gravel mound, larger than half a city block and several feet thick, is the only visible feature that remains at the site of a Cold War-era spent nuclear fuel reprocessing facility at the U.S. Department of Energy's Idaho site. About $44 million in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds helped Idaho Cleanup Project crews accelerate the demolition of the facility that during its 40 years of operation recovered more than $1 billion worth of uranium. "The ability to retain our highly skilled workforce was a huge contributor to the success of this project," said Idaho Cleanup Project

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LANL Reaches Waste Shipment Milestone: Waste from Cold War-era weapons  

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Reaches Waste Shipment Milestone: Waste from Cold War-era Reaches Waste Shipment Milestone: Waste from Cold War-era weapons production being shipped to WIPP LANL Reaches Waste Shipment Milestone: Waste from Cold War-era weapons production being shipped to WIPP May 31, 2011 - 12:00pm Addthis Media Contact Fred deSousa 505-665-3430 fdesousa@lanl.gov LOS ALAMOS, New Mexico - Los Alamos National Laboratory has reached an important milestone in its campaign to ship transuranic (TRU) waste from Cold War-era nuclear operations to the U.S. Department of Energy's Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) near Carlsbad, New Mexico. This month, the Lab surpassed 100,000 plutonium-equivalent curies of TRU waste shipped to WIPP, about one-third of the Lab's total. The waste, sent from LANL to WIPP in more than 750 shipments since 1999,

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U. S. Department of Energy Savannah River Operations Office - SRS Cold War  

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SRS Cold War Historic Preservation SRS Cold War Historic Preservation SRS Cold War Historic Preservation Background on SRS Cold War Historic Preservation Background: The National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) of 1966, as amended through 2000, requires that all Federal agencies consider the impacts to historic properties in all their undertakings, such as accelerated clean up. DOE-SR has been consulting with the South Carolina State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) on NHPA. SHPO is the implementing agency for NHPA in South Carolina. Compliance with NHPA is usually done in three steps: 1) inventory resources; 2) evaluate for National Register eligibility; and 3) avoid or mitigate effects to historic properties. DOE-SR inventoried 732 facilities, all of which were constructed between 1950 and 1989. Two hundred and thirty-two SRS structures are considered

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Civil War Icon Becomes National Clean Energy Model | Department of Energy  

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Civil War Icon Becomes National Clean Energy Model Civil War Icon Becomes National Clean Energy Model Civil War Icon Becomes National Clean Energy Model December 2, 2010 - 2:26pm Addthis Sunita Satyapal Program Manager, Hydrogen & Fuel Cell Technology Program Nearly a century and a half after the first shots of the Civil War, Fort Sumter National Monument is poised to become a national model for clean energy. By adopting solar and hydrogen fuel cell technologies, the monument will generate clean, renewable power - establishing itself as an energy self-sufficient island. This project is part of the Energy SmartPARKS initiative. This first-of-its-kind collaboration - launched in 2008 with the Department of Energy, Department of Interior, and the National Park Service - is designed to implement and showcase sustainable energy

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Clipping the Eagle's Wings: The Limiting of the Korean Air War, 1950-1953  

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Purpose: This work examines the transition in aerial warfare that took place during the Korean War (1950-1953). Before the conflict, air power was conceived of primarily an instrument of unlimited, or total, warfare. Yet Korea, and all subsequent...

Horky, Roger Karl

2013-03-21T23:59:59.000Z

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Insiders and outsiders : nuclear arms control experts in Cold War America  

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This dissertation presents a history of the community of nuclear arms control experts in the United States during the middle and later years of the Cold War, the age of thermonuclear ballistic missiles. Arms control experts ...

Wilson, Benjamin Tyler

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Carl Vinson and pre-war naval legislation 1932-1940  

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in Congress who feared America would be drawn into another European war. Vinson also had to persuade fiscal conservatives opposed to increasing the budget deficit that funding naval construction was in the nation's best interests. Additionally, Vinson...

Svonavec, Stephen Charles

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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How severely was the Persian Gulf affected by oil spills following the 1991 Gulf War?  

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...Ostracods from 14 surface sediment samples taken from the northwest part of the Persian Gulf (Iranian side) at water depths of ... pollution caused by oil spills following the 1991 Gulf War. With the exception...

Nasser Mostafawi

2001-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Sanctions, War, Occupation and the De-Development of Education in Iraq  

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In August 1990, the United Nations Security Council imposed economic sanctions on Iraq. These ended in May 2003. Ever ... which the war launched by Coalition Forces against Iraq ended, the country has been under ...

Agustín Velloso De Santisteban

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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How an Elite-Engineered Moral Panic Led to the U.S. War on Iraq  

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Critics argue that the G.W. Bush administration deliberately misled the U.S. public about an Iraqi threat after 9/11 but empirical evidence that presidential deception influenced public support for war has been l...

Scott A. Bonn

2011-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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THE LEBANESE CIVIL WAR (1975-1990): CAUSES AND COSTS OF CONFLICT  

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This paper analyzes the factors that caused and sustained the 1975-1990 Lebanese civil war and aims to identify the main causes of the conflict. The author relies heavily on the Collier-Hoeffler Model but does not limit ...

Mohti, Zakaria Mounir

2010-06-02T23:59:59.000Z

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World War II role of Oak Ridge National Lab featured in second...  

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role of Oak Ridge National Lab featured in second 70th anniversary lecture Talk by Ray Smith about that laboratory's role during World War II and the shared national security...

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‘All one could desire’ British women remember life in post war Germany  

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of being British in Germany was not experienced in the sameremember life in post war Germany My PhD thesis attempts toof the British occupation of Germany which took place 1945-

Easingwood, Ruth

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The War in the Desert: The Vietnam Antiwar Movement in the American Southwest  

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THE WAR IN THE DESERT: THE VIETNAM ANTIWAR MOVEMENT IN THE AMERICAN SOUTHWEST A Thesis by BRANDON MICHAEL WARD Submitted to the Office of Graduate Studies of Texas A&M University in partial fulfillment of the requirements... for the degree of MASTER OF ARTS August 2009 Major Subject: History THE WAR IN THE DESERT: THE VIETNAM ANTIWAR MOVEMENT IN THE AMERICAN SOUTHWEST A Thesis by BRANDON MICHAEL WARD Submitted to the Office of Graduate Studies...

Ward, Brandon M.

2010-10-12T23:59:59.000Z

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A review of "War and Competition Between States." by Philippe Contamine, ed.  

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REVIEWS 101 neous and revealing dialogue never became part of our civilization?s print record until comparatively recently makes its immediacy rather stunning to the modern reader. Rarely do we see so clearly, without ?mediation,? into the heart... modern Europe lived under the constant shadow of warfare. Even during those rare times when a war was not being fought somewhere during this period, preparations for future wars were underway. The daily reality for state leaders, members...

Michael R. Lynn

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Biggest oil spill tackled in gulf amid war, soft market  

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Industry is scrambling to cope with history's biggest oil spill against the backdrop of a Persian Gulf war and a softening oil market. U.S. and Saudi Arabian officials accused Iraq of unleashing an oil spill of about 11 million bbl into the Persian Gulf off Kuwait last week by releasing crude from the giant Sea Island tanker loading terminal at Mina al Ahmadi. Smart bombs delivered by U.S. aircraft hit two onshore tank farm manifold stations, cutting off the terminal's source of oil flow Jan. 26. A small volume of oil was still leaking from 13 mile feeder pipelines to the terminal at presstime. Press reports quoted U.S. military and Saudi officials as estimating the slick at 35 miles long and 10 miles wide but breaking up in some areas late last week. Meantime, Iraq reportedly opened the valves at its Mina al Bakr marine terminal at Fao to spill crude into the northern gulf. BBC reported significant volumes of crude in the water off Fao 24 hr after the terminal valves were opened. Mina al Bakr is a considerably smaller terminal than Sea Island, suggesting that the resulting flow of oil would be smaller than that at Sea Island.

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World tanker industry maintains momentum from Persian Gulf war  

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The world tanker industry has managed to maintain the momentum generated during the Persian Gulf War. Freight rates for large vessels have regained the high levels seen during the first 2 months of this year, while the expected postwar decline in use of tankers has not materialized. The health of the tanker industry is linked closely with the volume of long haul crude oil from the Middle East, a spot charter from the gulf to Europe, an owner would only break even on the cost of building and operating a new tanker to the highest environmental standards. Owners currently can expect spot rates of about $40,000/day, excellent by the standards of the late 1980s and early 1990s but still below the level needed to justify new buildings. And there are many in the industry who think $40,000/day will be just a happy memory later in the year. Owners are facing pressure for major changes in the industry. Governments and the public want better operating standards and new environmentally sound tankers to reduce the risk of oil spills. At the same time, the industry has to learn to live with repercussion in the 1990 Oil Pollution Act in the U.S., which has opened the way for unlimited liability against tanker owners involved in spills off the U.S. The search also is on for improved profits to make investments required by the changing world of seaborne oil transportation.

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Simplification of the tug-of-war model for cellular transport in cells  

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The transport of organelles and vesicles in living cells can be well described by a kinetic tug-of-war model advanced by M\\"uller, Klumpp and Lipowsky. In which, the cargo is attached by two motor species, kinesin and dynein, and the direction of motion is determined by the number of motors which bind to the track. In recent work [Phys. Rev. E 79, 061918 (2009)], this model was studied by mean field theory, and it was found that, usually the tug-of-war model has one, two, or three distinct stable stationary points. However, the results there are mostly obtained by numerical calculations, since it is hard to do detailed theoretical studies to a two-dimensional nonlinear system. In this paper, we will carry out further detailed analysis about this model, and try to find more properties theoretically. Firstly, the tug-of-war model is simplified to a one-dimensional equation. Then we claim that the stationary points of the tug-of-war model correspond to the roots of the simplified equation, and the stable stationary points correspond to the roots with positive derivative. Bifurcation occurs at the corresponding parameters, under which the simplified one-dimensional equation exists root with zero derivative. Using the simplified equation, not only more properties of the tug-of-war model can be obtained analytically, the related numerical calculations will become more accurate and more efficient. This simplification will be helpful to future studies of the tug-of-war model.

Yunxin Zhang

2010-07-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Multi-Well Experiment MWX-3 As-Built Report DISCLAIMER  

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Multi-Well Experiment MWX-3 Multi-Well Experiment MWX-3 As-Built Report DISCLAIMER Portions of this document may be illegible in electronic image products. Images are produced from the best available original document. Category No. UC-92a SAND84-7132 Unlimited Distribution Printed May 1984 MULTI-WELL EXPERIMENT MWX-3 AS-BUILT REPORT Contract Sponsor: SANDIA CORPORATION Division 6253 Albuquerque, N M 871 85 Multi-Well Experiment Project Contract Number: 6 1-3428 Prepared By: CER CORPORATION 2225 E. Flamingo Rd, Suite 300 Las Vegas, NV 89 109 February 1984 ABSTRACT The Multi-Well Experiment, sponsored by the Department o f Energy, has two overall objectives: (1) characterize low-permeability lenticular gas sands and (2) develop and evaluate technology for the production of natural gas from them. The third well o

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Power supply partitioning for placement of built-in current sensors for IDDQ testing  

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the methodology used to solve the different problem formulations stated in the previous section. It also gives in pseudo code format the various algorithms used. We present the experimental data and results in Section V. Finally in Section VI we give... of current can be done in two ways, off the chip using the tester precision measuring unit (PMU) or a load board current sensor and on the chip using a built in current sensor (BICS). The advantage of using off chip measurements...

Prasad, Abhijit

2004-09-30T23:59:59.000Z

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N-Doped Graphene–VO2(B) Nanosheet-Built 3D Flower Hybrid for Lithium Ion Battery  

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N-Doped Graphene–VO2(B) Nanosheet-Built 3D Flower Hybrid for Lithium Ion Battery ... Graphene-based electrode materials for rechargeable lithium batteries ...

C. Nethravathi; Catherine R. Rajamathi; Michael Rajamathi; Ujjal K. Gautam; Xi Wang; Dmitri Golberg; Yoshio Bando

2013-03-13T23:59:59.000Z

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Electroabsorption and oppositely directed built-in fields in a photovoltaic organic heterostructure  

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The directions and intensities of local electric fields spontaneously built into organic nanoscale structures of Schottky-diode type, indium tin oxide (ITO)-CuPc-Al and ITO-C{sub 60}-Al, with donor and acceptor layers of copper phthalocyanine (CuPc) and fullerene (C{sub 60}) have been investigated using an improved spectral electroabsorption technique. It is established that, in the absence of external field and illumination, the built-in fields in the bulk of these structures are directed differently: from Al to ITO in the case of CuPc and from ITO to Al in the case of C{sub 6}0. The best studied photovoltaic heterostructure ITO-CuPc-C{sub 6}0-Al contains simultaneously strong built-in fields in CuPc and C{sub 60} layers, with strengths of about 15 and -22 V/{mu}m, respectively. A high (on the order of 10{sup -3} C/m{sup 2}) positive space charge arises at the donor-acceptor interface, and the oppositely directed fields may either increase or reduce the efficiency of light-energy converters, depending on the heterostructure parameters.

Blinov, L. M., E-mail: lev39blinov@gmail.com; Lazarev, V. V.; Yudin, S. G. [Russian Academy of Sciences, Shubnikov Institute of Crystallography (Russian Federation)] [Russian Academy of Sciences, Shubnikov Institute of Crystallography (Russian Federation)

2013-11-15T23:59:59.000Z

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The Gospel of indifference: rape as a weapon of war and the church in Rwanda and Sudan.  

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??Over the past two decades the global community has witnessed multiple genocides in which rape was/is used as a primary tactic of war and ethnic… (more)

Gafford, Lindsay D.

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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GIS Based Study of Probable Causes of Increase in Cancer Incidences in Iraq After Gulf War 1991.  

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?? The use of banned toxic weapons in Iraq during Gulf War 1991 started new debates. The increase in cancer cases was the main focus… (more)

Muhammad, Hassan

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Presidential Ideology and Foreign Policy: President George W. Bush's Ideological Justification of the Decision to go to War against Iraq.  

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??This thesis examines the ideology of George W. Bush prior to and during the Iraq War. In the decision to invade Iraq in 2003, George… (more)

Osburn, Benjamin

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Annual Report 2008.doc  

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Cold War FY08 Annual Summary Report Cold War FY08 Annual Summary Report Page 1 of 14 Savannah River Site (SRS) Cold War Built Environment Historic Preservation Annual Summary Report Fiscal Year (FY) 2008 October 2008 Prepared by: The U. S. Department of Energy (DOE) Savannah River Operations Office (SR) SRS Cold War FY08 Annual Summary Report Page 2 of 14 TABLE OF CONTENTS Page BASIS.............................................................................................3

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Non-linear test pattern generators for built-in self-test  

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Various linear finite state machines have been widely used as pseudo-random test pattern generators for the built-in self-test of integrated circuits. These generators are inexpensive to use as they have the advantage of low hardware overhead. However, the Geffe generator, a classic type of non-linear finite state machine, has not been frequently studied or used in similar applications. It is known that a Geffe generator, when used as a pattern generator for digital system testing gives improved fault detection. Unfortunately, the area overhead involved is sufficiently high, thus, such a generator becomes impractical for built-in self-test. To solve such problems, we introduce two possible new designs of the Geffe generator. These new designs are based on the generator's original architecture, so they preserve the non-linear structure. Our optimal goal is to achieve a very sharp reduction of the area overhead, and maintain a satisfactory fault detection capability. These two new designs are exercised in the fault simulations of benchmark sequential circuits. The experimental results demonstrate both of our designs can lead to fault coverage, which significantly exceeds the fault coverage of linear machines, and is comparable to the original Geffe generator.

Dandan Qi; Jon C. Muzio

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Advanced Envelope Research for Factory Built Housing, Phase 3 -- Whole-House Prototyping  

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The Advanced Envelope Research effort will provide factory homebuilders with high performance, cost-effective envelope designs that can be effectively integrated into the plant production process while meeting the thermal requirements of the 2012 IECC standards. Given the affordable nature of manufactured homes, impact on first cost is a major consideration in developing new envelope technologies. This work is part of a multi-phase effort. Phase 1 identified seven envelope technologies and provided a preliminary assessment of three methods for building high performance walls. Phase 2 focused on developing viable product designs, manufacturing strategies, addressing code and structural issues, and cost analysis of the three selected options. An industry advisory committee helped narrow the research focus to perfecting a stud wall design with exterior continuous insulation (CI). Phase 3, completed in two stages, continued the design development effort, exploring and evaluating a range or methods for applying CI to factory built homes. The scope also included material selection, manufacturing and cost analysis, and prototyping and testing. During this phase, a home was built with CI, evaluated, and placed in service. The experience of building a mock up wall section with CI and then constructing on line a prototype home resolved important concerns about how to integrate the material into the production process. First steps were taken toward finding least expensive approaches for incorporating CI in standard factory building practices and a preliminary assessment suggested that even at this early stage the technology is attractive when viewed from a life cycle cost perspective.

Levy, E.; Mullens, M.; Rath, P.

2014-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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World War II Fuel Shortages Spur Veteran into Action | Department of Energy  

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World War II Fuel Shortages Spur Veteran into Action World War II Fuel Shortages Spur Veteran into Action World War II Fuel Shortages Spur Veteran into Action December 16, 2011 - 3:19pm Addthis Dr. Green (top row, third from the right) with his B-29 crew members in Xian, China. | Image courtesy of Dr. Alex Green. Dr. Green (top row, third from the right) with his B-29 crew members in Xian, China. | Image courtesy of Dr. Alex Green. Howard S. Marks Program Analyst On March 12, 1945, the newly-minted U.S. Army Air Corps Operations Analyst Alex E. S. Green was 28,000 feet above Kure Anchorage and nearby Hiroshima Bay. The Brooklyn, New York, native was serving aboard a B-29 reconnaissance aircraft. The crew's assigned mission was to find enemy ships before the planned U.S. invasion of Okinawa. During this time, now

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World War II Fuel Shortages Spur Veteran into Action | Department of Energy  

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World War II Fuel Shortages Spur Veteran into Action World War II Fuel Shortages Spur Veteran into Action World War II Fuel Shortages Spur Veteran into Action December 16, 2011 - 3:19pm Addthis Dr. Green (top row, third from the right) with his B-29 crew members in Xian, China. | Image courtesy of Dr. Alex Green. Dr. Green (top row, third from the right) with his B-29 crew members in Xian, China. | Image courtesy of Dr. Alex Green. Howard S. Marks Program Analyst On March 12, 1945, the newly-minted U.S. Army Air Corps Operations Analyst Alex E. S. Green was 28,000 feet above Kure Anchorage and nearby Hiroshima Bay. The Brooklyn, New York, native was serving aboard a B-29 reconnaissance aircraft. The crew's assigned mission was to find enemy ships before the planned U.S. invasion of Okinawa. During this time, now

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Iraq War Veteran Finds New Career in Weatherization | Department of Energy  

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Iraq War Veteran Finds New Career in Weatherization Iraq War Veteran Finds New Career in Weatherization Iraq War Veteran Finds New Career in Weatherization April 9, 2010 - 2:50pm Addthis Joshua DeLung An Army veteran who served in Iraq has found a new career weatherizing homes for poor residents. When Mike Flaherty of Newburgh, Ind., left the military in 2006 after five-and-a-half years and two deployments to Iraq as a petroleum supply specialist, he had limited "marketable skills" for the civilian job market, he says. Flaherty's Army career brought him to Colorado Springs, Colo., where he stayed after fulfilling his military duties. While taking a break from studying at Pike's Peak Community College last spring, he was recruited to join the first wave of weatherization training by the non-profit

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Energy for the War Fighter: The Department of Defense Operational Energy  

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Energy for the War Fighter: The Department of Defense Operational Energy for the War Fighter: The Department of Defense Operational Energy Strategy Energy for the War Fighter: The Department of Defense Operational Energy Strategy June 14, 2011 - 5:08pm Addthis Maj. Sean M. Sadlier (left) of the U.S. Marine Corps Expeditionary Energy Office explains the solar power element of the Expeditionary Forward Operating Base concept to Col. Anthony Fernandez during the testing phase of this sustainable energy initiative. | Photo Courtesy of U.S. Marine Corps | Photo by Maj. Paul Greenberg | Maj. Sean M. Sadlier (left) of the U.S. Marine Corps Expeditionary Energy Office explains the solar power element of the Expeditionary Forward Operating Base concept to Col. Anthony Fernandez during the testing phase of this sustainable energy initiative. | Photo Courtesy of U.S. Marine

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Former Laboratory scientist discusses his perspective on the Cold War in  

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Former Lab scientist discusses his perspective on the Cold War Former Lab scientist discusses his perspective on the Cold War Former Laboratory scientist discusses his perspective on the Cold War in 70th anniversary talk John C. Hopkins will discuss the role of and rationale for nuclear weapons from the Manhattan Project in the 1940s to the last nuclear test in Nevada in 1992. November 7, 2013 John C. Hopkins John C. Hopkins Contact Steve Sandoval Communications Office (505) 665-9206 Email "I believe that the teams at Los Alamos, Livermore and Sandia and the entire nuclear weapons complex, deserve a resounding 'well done' for their contributions to world peace," Hopkins said. Next-to-last presentation in yearlong series at Bradbury Science Museum LOS ALAMOS, N.M., Nov. 7, 2013-John C. Hopkins, former associate director

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Recovery Act Workers Accomplish Cleanup of Second Cold War Coal Ash Basin  

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21, 2011 21, 2011 Recovery Act Workers Accomplish Cleanup of Second Cold War Coal Ash Basin AIKEN, S.C. - American Recovery and Reinvestment Act workers re- cently cleaned up a second basin containing coal ash residues from Cold War operations at the Savannah River Site (SRS). About $24 million from the Recovery Act funded the environmental restoration project, allowing SRS to complete the project at least five years ahead of schedule. The work is part of a larger Recovery Act cleanup of the P Area scheduled for completion by the end of September 2011. The bulk of that cleanup involves deactivating and decommissioning a nuclear materials production reactor that occu- pies more than 300,000 square feet of space. The P Area cleanup will reduce the Cold War footprint by 31 square

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Atomic Bombs, Winning the War and Women in Pants: Voices of the Manhattan  

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Atomic Bombs, Winning the War and Women in Pants: Voices of the Atomic Bombs, Winning the War and Women in Pants: Voices of the Manhattan Project Speak of the Nation's History Atomic Bombs, Winning the War and Women in Pants: Voices of the Manhattan Project Speak of the Nation's History November 28, 2012 - 12:00pm Addthis Manhattan Project veteran Ralph Gates (far right) celebrates Christmas in 1945. Gates contributed to the Voices of the Manhattan Project, a storytelling project launched by the Atomic Heritage Foundation and Los Alamos Historical Society. Manhattan Project veteran Ralph Gates (far right) celebrates Christmas in 1945. Gates contributed to the Voices of the Manhattan Project, a storytelling project launched by the Atomic Heritage Foundation and Los Alamos Historical Society. WASHINGTON, D.C. - A year out of high school in 1944, Nashville native

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The War of the Currents: AC vs. DC Power | Department of Energy  

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The War of the Currents: AC vs. DC Power The War of the Currents: AC vs. DC Power The War of the Currents: AC vs. DC Power November 20, 2013 - 3:52pm Addthis Electrical transmission lines cross a snow-covered field in Dallas Dam, Oregon. | Photo courtesy of the Energy Department Flickr page. Electrical transmission lines cross a snow-covered field in Dallas Dam, Oregon. | Photo courtesy of the Energy Department Flickr page. Allison Lantero Allison Lantero Public Affairs Specialist, Office of Public Affairs Tesla vs. Edison Are you on #TeamTesla or #TeamEdison? Vote now on our website for your favorite inventor! Submit questions for Tesla and Edison experts to answer during our live Google+ Hangout on Thursday, Nov. 21, at 12:30 p.m. EST. Read our lists of top facts about Thomas Edison and Nikola Tesla.

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Anton Tran receives award from the Air War College | National Nuclear  

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Anton Tran receives award from the Air War College | National Nuclear Anton Tran receives award from the Air War College | National Nuclear Security Administration Our Mission Managing the Stockpile Preventing Proliferation Powering the Nuclear Navy Emergency Response Recapitalizing Our Infrastructure Continuing Management Reform Countering Nuclear Terrorism About Us Our Programs Our History Who We Are Our Leadership Our Locations Budget Our Operations Media Room Congressional Testimony Fact Sheets Newsletters Press Releases Speeches Events Social Media Video Gallery Photo Gallery NNSA Archive Federal Employment Apply for Our Jobs Our Jobs Working at NNSA Blog Home > NNSA Blog > Anton Tran receives award from the Air ... Anton Tran receives award from the Air War College Posted By Office of Public Affairs Anton Tran Anton Tran, from NNSA's Office of Nuclear Weapon Surety and Quality, has

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Iraq War Veteran Finds New Career in Weatherization | Department of Energy  

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Iraq War Veteran Finds New Career in Weatherization Iraq War Veteran Finds New Career in Weatherization Iraq War Veteran Finds New Career in Weatherization April 9, 2010 - 2:50pm Addthis Joshua DeLung An Army veteran who served in Iraq has found a new career weatherizing homes for poor residents. When Mike Flaherty of Newburgh, Ind., left the military in 2006 after five-and-a-half years and two deployments to Iraq as a petroleum supply specialist, he had limited "marketable skills" for the civilian job market, he says. Flaherty's Army career brought him to Colorado Springs, Colo., where he stayed after fulfilling his military duties. While taking a break from studying at Pike's Peak Community College last spring, he was recruited to join the first wave of weatherization training by the non-profit

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The Postwar Hospitalization Experience of U.S. Veterans of the Persian Gulf War  

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During the Persian Gulf War, there were far fewer combat and medical casualties among U.S. military personnel than expected.– Since returning from the Persian Gulf, however, some veterans have reported a variety of symptoms.– The Departments of Defense, Veterans Affairs, and Health and Human Services... During the Persian Gulf War, there were far fewer combat and medical casualties among U.S. military personnel than expected.1–7 Since returning from the Persian Gulf, however, some veterans have reported a variety of symptoms.7–9 The Departments of ...

Gray G.C.; Coate B.D.; Anderson C.M.

1996-11-14T23:59:59.000Z

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Mortality among U.S. Veterans of the Persian Gulf War  

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There is persistent concern in the United States that veterans of the Persian Gulf War may have had a higher rate of postwar mortality than other veterans and that certain causes of death may have been especially frequent. Excess numbers of deaths from cardiovascular disease and even from malignant... There is persistent concern in the United States that veterans of the Persian Gulf War may have had a higher rate of postwar mortality than other veterans and that certain causes of death may have been especially frequent.1,2 Excess numbers of deaths from ...

Kang H.K.; Bullman T.A.

1996-11-14T23:59:59.000Z

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Taking Women Seriously Makes us Smarter about the US War in Iraq  

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3Taking Women Seriously Makes Us Smarter about the U.S. War in Iraq TAKING WOMEN SERIOUSLY MAKES US SMARTER ABOUT THE U.S. WAR IN IRAQ CYNTHIA ENLOE Clark University PREPARED BY ELIZABETH MIKLYA LEGERSKI University of Kansas It’s great to be here...’t really know what would be happening in Iraq now. But I had a sense that we should be talking about it, and that maybe we should try and ask the question—not as if I have all the answers—but ask a very practical, down-to-earth question, and that question...

Enloe, Cynthia

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Rendering of large and complex urban environments for real time heritage reconstructions  

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In this paper we describe a rendering package, which brings together a number of rendering techniques and optimisations to render large and complex urban environments at interactive frame rates. The package has been built on top of a proprietary Scene ... Keywords: ROAM, avatars, culling, level of detail, occluder shadows, openGL, urban environments, view frustum culling

J. Willmott; L. I. Wright; D. B. Arnold; A. M. Day

2001-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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One-dimensional organic photoconductive nanoribbons built on Zn-Schiff base complex  

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One-dimensional organic nanoribbons built on N-p-nitrophenylsalicylaldimine zinc complex were synthesized via a facile solvothermal route. The scanning electron microscope images revealed that the as-synthesized products were ribbon-like with width mainly of 300-600 nm, thickness of about 50 nm, and length of up to tens of micrometers. Fourier transform infrared spectrum was employed to characterize the structure. Ultraviolet-visible absorption and photoluminescence spectra showed that the products had good photoluminescent property and exhibited blue emission. The conductivity of a bundle of nanoribbons was also measured, which showed that the Schiff base zinc nanoribbons had good photoconductive property. This work might enrich the organic photoconductive materials and be applicable in light-controlled micro-devices or nano-devices in the future. - Graphical abstract: The Schiff base zinc nanoribbons nanowires exhibited good photoresponse under an incandescent lamp, which indicated their potential application as organic semiconductive or photoconductive nanodevices in the future.

Liu Li [Anhui Key Laboratory of Functional Molecular Solids, College of Chemistry and Materials Science, Anhui Normal University, Wuhu 241000 (China); Department of Biochemical Engineering, Anhui University of Technology and Science, Wuhu 241000 (China); Shao Mingwang, E-mail: mwshao@mail.ahnu.edu.c [Anhui Key Laboratory of Functional Molecular Solids, College of Chemistry and Materials Science, Anhui Normal University, Wuhu 241000 (China); Functional Nano and Soft Materials Laboratory (FUNSOM), Soochow University, Suzhou 215123 (China); Wang Xiuhua [Anhui Key Laboratory of Functional Molecular Solids, College of Chemistry and Materials Science, Anhui Normal University, Wuhu 241000 (China)

2010-03-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Memory-built-in quantum teleportation with photonic and atomic qubits  

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The combination of quantum teleportation and quantum memory of photonic qubits is essential for future implementations of large-scale quantum communication and measurement-based quantum computation. Both steps have been achieved separately in many proof-of-principle experiments, but the demonstration of memory-built-in teleportation of photonic qubits remains an experimental challenge. Here, we demonstrate teleportation between photonic (flying) and atomic (stationary) qubits. In our experiment, an unknown polarization state of a single photon is teleported over 7 m onto a remote atomic qubit that also serves as a quantum memory. The teleported state can be stored and successfully read out for up to 8 micro-second. Besides being of fundamental interest, teleportation between photonic and atomic qubits with the direct inclusion of a readable quantum memory represents a step towards an efficient and scalable quantum network.

Yu-Ao Chen; Shuai Chen; Zhen-Sheng Yuan; Bo Zhao; Chih-Sung Chuu; Joerg Schmiedmayer; Jian-Wei Pan

2007-05-09T23:59:59.000Z

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The production of built form : some notes on dialectical materialism, methodology and an associative/projective architecture  

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This thesis is the beginning of a parallel study of dialectical materialism and built form, with the objective of understanding how our observation of, association with, and construction of the material world is conditioned ...

Hinrichs, Brent Thoren

1989-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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An assessment of the potential of the United States stick-built house for self-help construction  

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This thesis initially focuses on the development of the U.S. stick-built house. The material and construction methods of the structure remain simple and unchanged, whereas the non-structural elements offer an enormous ...

Takase, Yutaka

1981-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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HORRIFIC WEAPON OF WAR IS STILL DESTROYING LIVES By Mike Felker  

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HORRIFIC WEAPON OF WAR IS STILL DESTROYING LIVES By Mike Felker March 27 newspaper headline, and muscles could be destroyed and nerves severed. With horrific force, fragments of the weapon, along 45 Wed., April 13, 2005 #12;million to 50 million land mines in nearly 70 countries. All weapons

Plotkin, Joshua B.

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“You know what to do with them”: The formulation of orders and engagement in war crimes  

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Abstract Based on a study of historical and social?psychological literature, this article examines the various strategies to which political, military, and police authorities have recourse to incite subordinates to engage in atrocities. Our hypothesis is that the formulation of orders plays an important role in processes aiming to get individuals to engage in war crimes. We studied three contexts (the Second World War, the Vietnam War, and the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan) allowing us to propose a categorization of military orders to massacre or torture into five types: orders that give a choice, or are partial, coded, ambiguous, or fragmented. We add another specific category to the analysis, orders in the act. The analysis shows that in a democratic context, those giving orders tend to privilege vague, ambiguous, or partial orders, preserving appearances by being attentive to what may be verbalized and legality. In dictatorial contexts, order-givers tend instead to privilege explicit orders while trying to soften the psychological impact on subordinates (orders that give a choice, are coded, or are fragmented). We then discuss the consequences in terms of responsibility between the hierarchy and the executants.

Sophie Richardot

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A thousand words: themes and trends in home front poster propaganda of the second world war  

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. v TABLE OF CONTENTS Page ABSTRACT………………………………………………………............... iii TABLE OF CONTENTS…………………………………………………… v CHAPTER I INTRODUCTION………………………………………….. 1 II NAZI GERMANY………………………………………….. 14 III... of the Second World War, Germany’s propaganda machine printed millions of posters assuring the people of an inevitable German victory. By the close of 1942 and the beginning of 1943, the posters assuring Germany of certain victory were replaced by posters...

Thomas, Christopher C.

2007-09-17T23:59:59.000Z

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BEHIND THE VEIL THE REFORM OF ISLAM IN INTER-WAR ALBANIA  

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107 BEHIND THE VEIL THE REFORM OF ISLAM IN INTER-WAR ALBANIA OR THE SEARCH FOR A "MODERN" of the country. The dominant role of secularist elites paved the way for the "reform of Islam." This process in the organization and reform of official religious institutions. For example, it interfered in the organization

Boyer, Edmond

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Curriculum Evolution at Air Command and Staff College in the Post-Cold War Era  

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This qualitative study used a historical research method to eliminate the gap in the historical knowledge of Air Command and Staff College (ACSC) curriculum evolution in the post-Cold War era. This study is the only known analysis of the forces...

Donovan, William Robert

2011-02-22T23:59:59.000Z

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Memories of War: Exploring Victim-Victimizer Perspectives in Critical Content-Based Instruction in Japanese  

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of nuclear power. ” The Asia-Pacific Journal: Japan Focus,of uranium for nuclear power. Over 30% of Japan’s importedNuclear Power Plant, and representations of peace and war in language arts and history textbooks used in Japan.

Kubota, Ryuko

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Preliminary report on: The coastal ecosystems 10 years after the 1991 Gulf War  

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from southern Kuwait to Abu Ali Island were smothered with oil and tar, erasing most of the local plant with solutes, where well degraded oil residues are also extracted and might indicate a high degree of oilPreliminary report on: The coastal ecosystems 10 years after the 1991 Gulf War oil spill by Dr

Damm, Bodo

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Bridging Political Ecology and STS: A Field Analysis of the Rosgen Wars  

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Bridging Political Ecology and STS: A Field Analysis of the Rosgen Wars Rebecca Lave Geography been ontological, political economy is another productive area for conversation between the two fields framework can bridge political ecology and STS, revealing the political economic relations central

Lave, Rebecca

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Caught in the Crossfire: Strategies of Multinationals in Host Countries at War  

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on real options and foreign strategic exit, I link the costs attributable to war to the strategic responses of the MNE at the subsidiary level in a novel firm-vulnerability framework. In particular, I develop theory regarding whether a subsidiary will exit...

Dai, Li

2012-02-14T23:59:59.000Z

336

Truman, Congress and the struggle for war and peace in Korea  

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, by what it did not do. Several themes are addressed in this project. One is how Truman and the congressional Democrats failed each other during the war. The president did not dedicate adequate attention to congressional relations early in his term...

Blomstedt, Larry Wayne

2009-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Tuesday, March 14, 2006 POSTER SESSION I: AEOLIAN PROCESSES ON MARS: WAR OF THE WHIRLS  

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Tuesday, March 14, 2006 POSTER SESSION I: AEOLIAN PROCESSES ON MARS: WAR OF THE WHIRLS 7:00 p, and static thresholds were devised. Lunar and Planetary Science XXXVII (2006) full319.pdf #12;DUNE FORMS.F. Mullins, R. Hayward, K.L. Tanaka, U.S. Geological Survey, Astrogeology Team, 2255 N. Gemini Dr. Flagstaff

Rathbun, Julie A.

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A Built for Purpose Micro-Hole Coiled Tubing Rig (MCTR)  

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This report will serve as the final report on the work performed from the contract period October 2005 thru April 2007. The project 'A Built for Purpose Microhole Coiled Tubing Rig (MCTR)' purpose was to upgrade an existing state-of-the-art Coiled Tubing Drilling Rig to a Microhole Coiled Tubing Rig (MCTR) capable of meeting the specifications and tasks of the Department of Energy. The individual tasks outlined to meet the Department of Energy's specifications are: (1) Concept and development of lubricator and tool deployment system; (2) Concept and development of process control and data acquisition; (3) Concept and development of safety and efficiency improvements; and (4) Final unit integration and testing. The end result of the MCTR upgrade has produced a unit capable of meeting the following requirements: (1) Capable of handling 1-inch through 2-3/8-inch coiled tubing (Currently dressed for 2-3/8-inch coiled tubing and capable of running up to 3-1/2-inch coiled tubing); (2) Capable of drilling and casing surface, intermediate, production and liner hole intervals; (3) Capable of drilling with coiled tubing and has all controls and installation piping for a top drive; (4) Rig is capable of running 7-5/8-inch range 2 casing; and (5) Capable of drilling 5,000 ft true vertical depth (TVD) and 6,000 ft true measured depth (TMD).

Bart Patton

2007-09-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Built-in voltage of organic bulk heterojuction p-i-n solar cells measured by electroabsorption spectroscopy  

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We investigate the influence of the built-in voltage on the performance of organic bulk heterojuction solar cells that are based on a p-i-n structure. Electrical doping in the hole and the electron transport layer allows to tune their work function and hence to adjust the built-in voltage: Changing the doping concentration from 0.5 to 32 wt% induces a shift of the work function towards the transport levels and increases the built-in voltage. To determine the built-in voltage, we use electroabsorption spectroscopy which is based on an evaluation of the spectra caused by a change in absorption due to an electric field (Stark effect). For a model system with a bulk heterojunction of BF-DPB and C{sub 60}, we show that higher doping concentrations in both the electron and the hole transport layer increase the built-in voltage, leading to an enhanced short circuit current and solar cell performance.

Siebert-Henze, E., E-mail: ellen.siebert@iapp.de; Lyssenko, V. G.; Fischer, J.; Tietze, M.; Brueckner, R.; Schwarze, M.; Vandewal, K.; Ray, D.; Riede, M.; Leo, K. [Institut für Angewandte Photophysik, Technische Universität Dresden, D-01062 Dresden (Germany)] [Institut für Angewandte Photophysik, Technische Universität Dresden, D-01062 Dresden (Germany)

2014-04-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Ecology and environment  

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Ecology and environment Essentials Courses MSci (Hons) in Ecology and Environment MSci (Hons) in Ecology and Environment (research placement) BSc (Hons) in Ecology and Environment Foundation year for UK for the MSci in Ecology and Environment (research placement): AAA Typical A level offer range for the other

Sussex, University of

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Cold war historic properties of the 21st Space Wing Air Force Space Command  

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A Legacy-funded inventory and evaluation of facilities dating to the Cold War era was conducted for the USAF 21{sup ST} Space Wing (AFSPC). The mission of the Wing includes early warning of missile launches and detection and tracking of space objects. The political and military strategic context for these facilities was developed through an overview of Cold War history, subdivided into four major periods: (1) origins of the conflict, (2) confrontation and crisis, (3) sustained superpower balance based on mutual deterrence, and (4) renewed confrontation and collapse of the Soviet Union. The enormous importance of early warning systems in maintaining the balance of power between the USA and the Soviet Union is discussed in more detail as a subset of the general context of the Cold War history to provide additional background for evaluating the 21{sup ST} Space Wing systems. In addition, a history of each installation was prepared and placed in the context of the broader history of the Cold War. For instance, the effort to develop a credible nuclear threat in the early 1950s is represented by the construction of Thule AB as a forward bomber base in 1951. The growing concern with a Soviet ICBM threat in the late 1950s is reflected in the construction of BMEWS at Thule AB and Clear AS during 1958-1961. Development of an antiballistic missile (ABM) system, subsequently abandoned during the 1970s, is represented by the Safeguard System at Cavalier AS. The U.S. response to the Soviet submarine-launched missile capability during the 1970s is embodied in the deployment of phased-array radar systems to cover the ocean flanks of North America at Cape Cod AS (and later at Eldorado AS). The establishment of AFSPC at Peterson AFB in 1982 reflects the increased strategic importance of space in the later phases of the Cold War. A set of recommendations regarding NRHP eligibility and management of Cold War historic properties was developed as part of the inventory.

Hoffecker, J.F.; Whorton, M. [Argonne National Lab., IL (United States); Buechler, C.R. [Peterson, AFB, CO (United States)

1996-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Laboratory's role in Cold War nuclear weapons testing program focus of  

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70th anniversary lecture 70th anniversary lecture Laboratory's role in Cold War nuclear weapons testing program focus of next 70th anniversary lecture Lab's role in the development of nuclear weapons during the Cold War period will be discussed by Byron Ristvet of the Defense Threat Reduction Agency. September 5, 2013 This photograph captures the expanding fireball of the world's first full-scale hydrogen bomb test, Ivy-Mike, which was conducted Oct. 31, 1952. This photograph captures the expanding fireball of the world's first full-scale hydrogen bomb test, Ivy-Mike, which was conducted Oct. 31, 1952. Contact Steve Sandoval Communications Office (505) 665-9206 Email "Los Alamos National Laboratory's role in conjunction with the Department of Defense in meeting this challenge with new nuclear weapon

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Idaho site completes demolition of Cold War-era nuclear fuel reprocessing  

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doe logo CH2M-WG logo Joint News Release For Immediate Release Date: December 22, 2011 Media Contact: Erik Simpson, (208) 360-0426 Idaho site completes demolition of Cold War-era nuclear fuel reprocessing facility A gravel mound, larger than half a city block and several feet thick, is the only visible feature that remains at the site of a Cold War-era spent nuclear fuel reprocessing facility at the U.S. Department of Energy�s Idaho site. About $44 million in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds helped Idaho Cleanup Project crews accelerate the demolition of the facility that during its 40 years of operation recovered more than $1 billion worth of uranium. �The ability to retain our highly skilled workforce was a huge contributor to the success of this project,� said Idaho Cleanup Project

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The Department of Energy Announces Major Cold War Legacy Waste Cleanup  

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Media Contact: (208) 586-4940 For Immediate Release: September 28, 2011 The Department of Energy Announces Major Cold War Legacy Waste Cleanup Milestone Waste Isolation Pilot Plant Receives 10,000th Shipment CARLSBAD, NM - The U.S. Department of Energy today announced that the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) received its 10,000th shipment of transuranic (TRU) waste over the weekend. This marks an important milestone in DOE�s mission to clean up the country�s Cold War legacy. "This accomplishment reflects the hard work and dedication of our workers and contractors," said Energy Secretary Steven Chu. "It also demonstrates the Department�s commitment to future generations as we continue our cleanup mission as safely and quickly as possible."

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Mitigation of Selected Hanford Site Manhattan Project and Cold War Era Artifacts  

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This document is the first time that Manhattan Project and Cold War era artifacts from the Hanford Site have been assembled within a publication. The publication presents photographic and written documentation of a number of Manhattan Project and Cold War era artifacts that were identified and tagged during assessment walk throughs of historic buildings on the Hanford Site but which could not be curated within the Hanford collection because they were too large for long-term storage and/or exhibit purposes or were radiologically contaminated. The significance of the artifacts in this publication and a proposed future appendix is based not on the individual significance of any single artifact but on their collective contribution to the science and engineering of creating plutonium and advancing nuclear technology in nuclear fuel and power.

Kennedy, Ellen P.; Harvey, David W.

2006-09-08T23:59:59.000Z

346

Will to war, will to art : cultural internationalism and the modernist aesthetics of monuments, 1932-1964  

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This dissertation examines a period around World War II when the prospect of widespread destruction provoked a profound re-evaluation of Europe's landmarks, their material value, and their ethical significance. Between ...

Allais, Lucia

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Reconciliation through reintegration? : a study on spatial proximity and social relations in two post-civil war Beirut neighborhoods  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Although the Lebanese Civil War ended in 1991 and Beirut became a reunified city, much of it remains divided between a Christian East and a Muslim West. Beyond certain parts of the capital, many of its residential neighborhoods ...

Saab, Zeina

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

348

Another Turn of the Tide? World War II and the Writing of Military History in West Germany 1945-2005  

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Army industry and labor in Germany, 1914 – 1918 (Princeton/DVA 1979-2006; trans. Germany and the Second World War, ed.the past in contemporary Germany (Basingstoke, 2006). W.G.

Echternkamp, Joerg Jörg

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The divergence of the U.S. alliance solidarity: new relationships with South Korea and Japan after the Cold War.  

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??The United States alliance with South Korea and Japan faced new challenges in the post-Cold War period. The recent tendency shows that U.S.-South Korea alliance… (more)

Seo, Mooyoul

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

350

Japan's Renuciation of War Clause, Article 9: A case study of Japan's journey towards 'a normal nation'  

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Japan has struggled with the decision to either revise or to reinterpret the renunciation of war clause, Chapter 2, Article 9, in the Japanese Constitution. This debate is significant because the outcome of this decision will have a direct impact...

Mitchell, Lakisha Chevon

2008-03-10T23:59:59.000Z

351

Intelligent Whale: a historical and archaeological analysis of an American Civil War submersible  

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30 31 35 CHAPTER SUBMERSIBI. E EFFORTS DURING THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR. Louisiana State Museum Vessel (1861). , Submersible Efforts at the Tredegar Iron Works (1861). . . Pioneer (1861). . U. S. S. Alligator (1862). , American Diver (1862... Museum Vessel on display at the Pontalba Building in New Orleans. . 41 A sketch by Acting Master William Cheeney of a submersible propeller for a vessel under construction at the Tredegar Iron Works, dated September 1861. 44 12 An illustration from...

Hitchcock, Peter Winston

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

352

Lessons from post-war Iraq for the international full-scope safeguards regime  

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The discovery after the Gulf War of the extensive Iraqi nuclear weapon program severely shook public confidence in the nuclear non-proliferation regime in general, and the safeguards program of the IAEA under the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty, in particular. Iraq provided the justification for evaluating the safeguards regime under new political circumstances, so that appropriate corrective measures could be taken when necessary. It is now up to the individual states within the international system to take advantage of this opportunity.

Scheinman, L.

1993-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A Review of "'The Furie of the Ordnance' Artillery in the English Civil Wars" by Stephen Bull  

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reviews 201 Stephen Bull. ?The Furie of the Ordnance? Artillery in the English Civil Wars. Woodbridge, England: The Boydell Press, 2008. xxiii + 243 pp. + 27 illus. $95.00. Review by edward m. furgol, naval historical center. Bull has... war that lasted not just one, but five campaigning seasons. In 1648-51 Parliament?s already substantial edge developed further, helping overwhelm its opponents. reviews 203 The volume is based on meticulous research in the primary...

Furgol, Edward M

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Terrorism, civil war and related violence and substance use disorder morbidity and mortality: A global analysis  

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AbstractIntroduction The purpose of this study is to examine associations between deaths owing to terrorism, civil war, and one-sided violence from 1994–2000 and substance use disorder disability-adjusted life years (DALYs). Methods The relationship between terrorism, and related violence and substance use disorder morbidity and mortality among World Health Organization Member States in 2002, controlling for adult per capita alcohol consumption, illicit drug use, and economic variables at baseline in 1994. Results Deaths as a result of terrorism and related violence were related to substance use disorder DALYs: a 1.0% increase in deaths as a result of terrorism, war and one-sided violence was associated with an increase of between 0.10% and 0.12% in alcohol and drug use disorder DALYs. Associations were greater among males and 15–44 year-old. Conclusion Terrorism, war and one-sided violence may influence morbidity and mortality attributable to substance use disorders in the longer-term suggests that more attention to be given to rapid assessment and treatment of substance use disorders in conflict-affected populations with due consideration of gender and age differences that may impact treatment outcomes in these settings. Priorities should be established to rebuild substance abuse treatment infrastructures and treat the many physical and mental comorbid disorders.

Bradley T. Kerridge; Maria R. Khan; Jürgen Rehm; Amir Sapkota

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Evaluation of Air Pollution Models for Their Use in Emergency Response Tools in Built Environments: The ‘Michelstadt’ Case Study in COST ES1006 ACTION  

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The first results of a model validation test case, carried out in the research context of the COST ES1006 Action, are outlined and discussed. The validation exercise was established with an application-oriente...

Bernd Leitl; Silvia Trini Castelli…

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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FACULTY OF ENGINEERING AND THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT DEAN: PROFESSOR BM LACQUET PrEng BSc(Hon)(Elect) MIng(Elect) DIng (RAU) FSAAE  

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-Chemical Engineering AYLWARD, Lara Anne CHAFA, Phillip Mushayahama DINGILE, Similo GREWAN, Symone JAMES, Nikita Liz Matlhogonolo Simon MUNILAL, Suneshnee NDLOVU, Mpendulo Comfort Mike ARMSTRONG, Philip CLAY, James William DE

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The link between obesity and the built environment. Evidence from an ecological analysis of obesity and vehicle miles of travel in California  

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 Aims: Obesity and physical inactivity are known to be risk factors for many chronic diseases including hypertension, coronary artery disease, diabetes, and cancer. We sought to explore the association between an indicator of transportation data (Vehicle Miles of Travel, VMT) at the county level as it relates to obesity and physical inactivity in California.  Methods: Data from the California Health Interview Survey 2001 (CHIS 2001), the US 2000 Census, and the California Department of Transportation were merged to examine ecological correlations between vehicle miles of travel, population density, commute time, and county indicators of obesity and physical inactivity. Obesity was measured by body mass index (BMI). Physical inactivity was based on self-reported behaviors including walking, bicycling, and moderate to vigorous activity. The unit of analysis was the county. Thirty-three counties in California with population size greater than 100,000 persons per county were retained in the analyses.  Results: CHIS 2001 statewide obesity prevalence ranged from 11.2% to 28.5% by county. Physical inactivity ranged from 13.4% to 35.7%. Daily vehicle miles of travel ranged from 3.3 million to 183.8 million per county. By rank bivariate correlation, obesity and physical inactivity were significantly associated ( p < 0.01 ). Furthermore, by rank analysis of variance, the highest mean rank obesity was associated with the highest rank of VMT ( p < 0.01 ). Similar rank patterns were observed between obesity and physical inactivity and commute time. Associations between VMT and physical inactivity were examined but failed to reach statistical significance.  Conclusion: This analysis adds to the growing evidence supporting the association between VMT (a measure of automobile transportation) and obesity. An urban design characterized by over dependence on motorized transportation may be related to adverse health effects.

Javier Lopez-Zetina; Howard Lee; Robert Friis

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Research Advances: Onions Battle Osteoporosis; New Weapon in War on TB; Smokers Beware: Study Shows Increased Cadmium Levels in the Brain May Cause Severe Neurological Disorders  

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Research Advances: Onions Battle Osteoporosis; New Weapon in War on TB; Smokers Beware: Study Shows Increased Cadmium Levels in the Brain May Cause Severe Neurological Disorders ...

Angela G. King

2005-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Ghost of the Bomb : the Bravo Medical Program, scientific uncertainty, and the legacy of U.S. Cold War science, 1954-2005  

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and Nagasaki or nuclear accidents at various nationalthrough nuclear war or nuclear accident. This story, whereMile Island (TMI) nuclear plant accident near Harrisburg,

Harkewicz, Laura J.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Army before last military transformation and the impact of nuclear weapons on the US Army during the early Cold War .  

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??This thesis analyzes the impact of nuclear weapon on the doctrine and force structure of the US Army during the Early Cold War (1947-1957). It… (more)

Kinman, Bret C.

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Prewar Assessments of Iraq’s Possession of WMD and its Affiliation with Al-Qaeda and How They Compare with Post-War Findings .  

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??Since the turn of the millennium the United States has waged war on two eastern fronts. The US’s relationship with Iraq has been rocky since… (more)

Badri, Safanah

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Microstructural characteristics of the built up layer of a precipitation hardened nickel based superalloy by electrospark deposition  

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Abstract Buildup of precipitation hardened nickel base superalloys by electro spark deposition due to the low heat input of the process has many attractions. Characterization of the microstructure of the ESD built up layer of IN738LC over an as-cast base metal is accomplished in this work. The grain structure and solidification texture of the coating are investigated by orientation imaging microscopy (OIM), optical and scanning electron microscopy. It is shown that the deposited layer is formed mainly through epitaxial nucleation and growth on the base metal structure while discontinuities acting as nucleation sites produce fine grains with independent orientations. It is shown that such independent grains can have a significant role in improving the integrity of the ESD built up layer, since they can act as crack arrest sites and make the coating more resistant to the propagation of liquation and solidification fissures. Moreover, it is found that nanosized ?? precipitates exist in the coating indicating the high tendency of ?? for precipitation even in the extremely high cooling rates involved in the ESD process. Hardness measurements indicated a higher hardness for the built up layer which is attributable to the finer microstructure of the coating.

M. Ebrahimnia; F. Malek Ghaini; Y.J. Xie; H. Shahverdi

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Poisson regression analysis of the mortality among a cohort of World War II nuclear industry workers  

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A historical cohort mortality study was conducted among 28,008 white male employees who had worked for at least 1 month in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, during World War II. The workers were employed at two plants that were producing enriched uranium and a research and development laboratory. Vital status was ascertained through 1980 for 98.1% of the cohort members and death certificates were obtained for 96.8% of the 11,671 decedents. A modified version of the traditional standardized mortality ratio (SMR) analysis was used to compare the cause-specific mortality experience of the World War II workers with the U.S. white male population. An SMR and a trend statistic were computed for each cause-of-death category for the 30-year interval from 1950 to 1980. The SMR for all causes was 1.11, and there was a significant upward trend of 0.74% per year. The excess mortality was primarily due to lung cancer and diseases of the respiratory system. Poisson regression methods were used to evaluate the influence of duration of employment, facility of employment, socioeconomic status, birth year, period of follow-up, and radiation exposure on cause-specific mortality. Maximum likelihood estimates of the parameters in a main-effects model were obtained to describe the joint effects of these six factors on cause-specific mortality of the World War II workers. We show that these multivariate regression techniques provide a useful extension of conventional SMR analysis and illustrate their effective use in a large occupational cohort study.

Frome, E.L.; Cragle, D.L.; McLain, R.W. (Oak Ridge National Laboratory, TN (USA))

1990-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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After Balaklava--before Ypres: the late Victorian war poetry of Kipling, Housman, and Hardy  

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witnessed a resurgence of patriotism and national pride in imperial conquest. Victoria was crowned Empress of India in 1877 and celebrated her Golden Jubilee in 1887 with great public approval. Kipling's "The Widow at Windsor" and "The Widow's Party... examination of Kipling's best-selling volume of poetry? Barrac ? om Ball s and t e Ver s--will reveal that he is critical of Victoria's imperial wars and that class struggle in British society is an important theme in his poetry. I do not intend to make...

Smith, John Joseph

1993-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Care of War Veterans with Mild Traumatic Brain Injury — Flawed Perspectives  

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...expectations exert a powerful effect on the persistence of symptoms after concussion. Widespread use of the terms "mild TBI," "signature injury," "invisible wound," and "silent epidemic," as well as patient-education materials that combine mild TBI with more serious types of TBI, are examples of poor risk... Researchers estimate that more than 300,000 U.S. veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have sustained a mild traumatic brain injury. Dr. Charles Hoge, Herb Goldberg, and Carl Castro write that the clinical definition of “concussion/mild TBI” ...

Hoge C.W.Goldberg H.M.Castro C.A.

2009-04-16T23:59:59.000Z

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Nuclear weapons, the end of the cold war, and the future of the international system  

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The collapse of empires, the overthrow of dynasties, the outbreak of plagues, the onset of revolutions, and even the improvement of the human condition itself - all of these are categories of events, which means that they have happened before and will almost certainly happen again. There are very few occurrences of which it can be said that nothing like them has ever taken place; but surely what took place in the New Mexico desert on July 16, 1945, qualifies as such as occurrence. The first test explosion of an atomic bomb, together with the actual use of that weapon three weeks later against the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, was as sharp a break from the past as any in all of history. Theory had intersected reality to produce a weapon that was regarded at the time as unlike any other that had ever been invented, and that is still so regarded today, almost half a century later. The result, it now appears, has been a fundamental, and possibly permanent, change in human behavior. `The unleashed power of the atom has changed everything save our modes of thinking,` Albert Einstein wrote in 1946, `and thus we drift toward unparalleled catastrophe.` Einstein would have been as surprised as anyone else who lived through the early Cold War years had he known that Nagasaki would be the last occasion upon which atomic weapons would be used in anger for at least the next four and one-half decades, despite the fact that the great geopolitical rivalry between the United States and the Soviet Union would drag on throughout that length of time. History is full of unexpected developments, but few have been as completely unexpected as that the great powers would produce some 70,000 nuclear weapons between the end of World War II and the present day, without a single one of them having been used. Perfecting the ultimate instrument of war had made the ancient institution of war, for the first time in history, obsolete. Or so it would appear. 23 refs.

Gaddis, J.L. [Ohio Univ., Athens, OH (United States)

1992-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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

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

Hall, Sharon J.

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On-the-y Dynamic Virtual Organizations in a Secured Grid Environment  

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On-the-y Dynamic Virtual Organizations in a Secured Grid Environment Sylvain Jeuland, Christine built dynamic Virtual Organizations. They manage the security congurations on behalf of grid users their security credentials and upload grid resources for sharing. This work about DVOs is a rst step to manage

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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Environment and Climate Change  

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Migration, Environment and Climate Change: ASSESSING THE EVIDENCE #12;The opinions expressed;Migration, Environment and Climate Change: ASSESSING THE EVIDENCE Edited by Frank Laczko and Christine with with the financial support of #12;3 Migration, Environment and Climate Change: Assessing the Evidence Contents

Galles, David

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Enterococci in the Environment  

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...review-article Reviews Enterococci in the Environment Muruleedhara N. Byappanahalli a Meredith...understanding of their ecology in natural environments, as well as their roles as opportunistic...interactions that occur in aquatic environments. Furthermore, the use of single laboratory-grown...

Muruleedhara N. Byappanahalli; Meredith B. Nevers; Asja Korajkic; Zachery R. Staley; Valerie J. Harwood

2012-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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General theory of tourism â?? the case of war and terrorism  

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The title might appear to be facetious or a provocation, but it is neither. It is what the author claims as a consequence of the application of his general theory of tourism. This general theory of tourism is based on the micro-economic vision of tourism which establishes the offer as the central focus of the analysis, and not the demand or consumption as is the case in the conventional, sociological and macroeconomic vision. This work in the first place explains the two sociological positions â?? first, which exalts tourism and a second which is critical. We expound the anomalies of each position. The author continues by explaining his micro-economic vision, the only one which permits the identification of both the tourism product and the tourism enterprise in an objective and unequivocal way. It is this identification which permits the generalisation of tourism to include acts of war and terrorism. This does not in any way suggest the acceptance of war or terrorism, as one thing is scientific logic, while moral sentiments are quite another.

Francisco Muñoz de Escalona; Alistair Thirkettle

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Predicting Static Losses in an Inverter-Leg built with SiC Normally-Off JFETs and SiC diodes  

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Predicting Static Losses in an Inverter-Leg built with SiC Normally-Off JFETs and SiC diodes Xavier details the methodology of a method to calculate static losses in an inverter leg built with SiC Normally model with a constant current. The proposed method is applied to a three phase inverter to evaluate

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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NERSC Modules Software Environment  

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Environment » Modules Environment Environment » Modules Environment Modules Software Environment NERSC uses the module utility to manage nearly all software. There are two huge advantages of the module approach: NERSC can provide many different versions and/or installations of a single software package on a given machine, including a default version as well as several older and newer versions; and Users can easily switch to different versions or installations without having to explicitly specify different paths. With modules, the MANPATH and related environment variables are automatically managed. Users simply ``load'' and ``unload'' modules to control their environment. The module utility consists of two parts: the module command itself and the modulefiles on which it operates. Module Command

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A Review of "Images Wars: Promoting Kings and Commonwealth in England, 1603-1660" by Kevin Sharpe  

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Atlantic studies. Kevin Sharpe. Images Wars: Promoting Kings and Commonwealth in England, 1603-1660. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2010. xvii + 665 pp. $55.00. Review by tillman w. nechtman, skidmore college. Kevin Sharpe?s Image Wars: Promoting Kings... and Commonwealth in England, 1603-1660 is the second in a three-volume series in which the author plans ?to turn attention to the changes in the modes and media representing rule and of the relationship of such representa- tives to perceptions of rule? (xvi...

Nechtman, Tillman

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A review of "This Seat of Mars; War and the British Isles, 1485-1746" by Charles Carlton  

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in military a airs after 1603 (79-80) omits his use of veteran regiments against the Spanish in the #14;irty Years? War. #14;e account of the Second Bishops? War has nothing about English diplomatic, intelligence, mobilization and leadership challenges... again in the collection, which the editor has divided into two halves, the #15;rst section under the title ?Visual testimony and verbal games.? Sarah F. Matthews-Grieco then o ers a major essay on the diversity of printed sexual images of the #15...

Furgol, Edward M.

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A review of "The Civil Wars After 1660: Public Remembering in Late Stuart England" by Matthew Neufield  

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reviews 57 Matthew Neufield. The Civil Wars After 1660: Public Remembering in Late Stuart England. Woodbridge: The Boydell Press, 2013. xiv + 284 + 5 illus. $99.00. Review by ty m. reese, the university of north dakota. While it is clear... that the British Civil Wars have not been forgot- ten, the place of the conflict’s public memory within the settlement period and beyond has not been fully and directly studied. Neufield addresses this by producing an engaging work that convincingly argues...

Reese, Ty M.

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Identification of the {gamma}-vibrational band built on the 11/2{sup -}[505] orbital in {sup 165}Er  

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Excited states in {sup 165}Er have been populated using the {sup 160}Gd({sup 9}Be, 4n) reaction at beam energies of 42 and 45 MeV. A band consisting of two levels at excitation energies of 1317.6 and 1505.9 keV, both of which decay strongly to the 11/2{sup -}[505] band, is observed and assigned as the {gamma}-vibrational band built on the 11/2{sup -}[505] configuration. In addition, a newly identified level is proposed as a three-quasiparticle state.

Wang, S. T. [Institute of Modern Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Lanzhou 730000 (China); Graduate University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100049 (China); Zhou, X. H.; Zhang, Y. H.; Sun, Z. Y.; Zheng, Y.; Liu, M. L.; Chen, L.; Zhang, N. T.; Hu, J.; Ma, F.; Hua, W.; Guo, S.; Qiang, Y. H.; Ma, L.; Fang, Y. D.; Li, G. S.; Zhou, H. B.; Ding, B.; Wang, H. X.; Lei, X. G. [Institute of Modern Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Lanzhou 730000 (China)

2011-09-15T23:59:59.000Z

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The ClimaGrowing Footprint of Climate Change: Can Systems Built Today Cope with Tomorrow's Weather Extremes?  

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This article describes how current climate conditions--with increasingly extreme storms, droughts, and heat waves and their ensuing effects on water quality and levels--are adding stress to an already aging power grid. Moreover, it explains how evaluations of said grid, built upon past weather patterns, are inaqeduate for measuring if the nation's energy systems can cope with future climate changes. The authors make the case for investing in the development of robust, integrated electricity planning tools that account for these climate change factors as a means for enhancing electricity infrastructure resilience.

Kintner-Meyer, Michael CW; Kraucunas, Ian P.

2013-07-11T23:59:59.000Z

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Bugs boost Cold War clean-up: Bacteria could scrub uranium from sites contaminated decades ago. updated at midnight GMTtoday is friday, november 14  

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in the study was contaminated by low levels of uranium from mining residue. The team hopes that the techniqueBugs boost Cold War clean-up: Bacteria could scrub uranium from sites contaminated decades ago boost Cold War clean-up Bacteria could scrub uranium from sites contaminated decades ago. 13 October

Lovley, Derek

380

STAR Test Environment  

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STAR Test Environment STAR Test Environment STAR Test Environment These instructions describe how to set up the STAR environment independent of the production environment in order to test different installations in $OPTSTAR and $GROUP_DIR. If you want to modify those installations you will need access to the starofl account. Bypass STAR envionment login Edit your ~/.pdsf_setup file changing the STAR_LINUX_SETUP to "use_none" and start a new session. You should not see all the STAR environmental variables defined when you do this (and it will probably be much quicker than usual, too). Do a manual STAR login If you want to modify what test environment you use copy the test login scripts to your own working area: cp -r /common/star/startest /path/to/myworkdir/. If you don't want to modify these files you can source them directly from

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Energy/Environment/Commissioning  

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//NESTECNESTEC Nobuo NakaharaNobuo Nakahara ICEBO/APCBCAsia Pacific Conference on Building Commissioning 2006.11.7 Opening AddressOpening AddressEnergy/Environment/CommissioningEnergy/Environment/Commissioning Call for Call... Commissioning PrincipleCommissioning Principle Evaluation PrincipleEvaluation Principle How Building & Urban Energy System How Building & Urban Energy System shall be completed and maintained?shall be completed and maintained? Mechanism of Urban Environment...

Nakahara, N.

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Indoor Environment Group  

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Indoor Environment Group Indoor Environment Group The Indoor Environment Group performs research that aims to maintain healthy and productive indoor environments while buildings are made more energy efficient. We study the links between indoor environmental quality, building ventilation, building energy efficiency and occupants' health, performance and comfort. We undertake experiments in laboratory and field settings and employ modeling to characterize indoor environmental conditions and evaluate the fate, transport and chemical transformations of indoor pollutants. We elucidate pathways of pollutant exposure, evaluate and develop energy efficient means of controlling indoor environmental quality, and provide input for related guidelines and standards. Contacts William Fisk WJFisk@lbl.gov (510) 486-5910

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Climate Change, Drought & Environment  

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Afternoon Plenary Session: Current Trends in the Advanced Bioindustry Climate Change, Drought, and Environment—Michael Champ, Executive Director, The Sustainable Water Challenge

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Modeling the indoor environment  

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Modeling the indoor environment ... Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research2007 46 (23), 7489-7496 ... Environmental Science & Technology2007 41 (6), 2028-2035 ...

Barbara S. Austin; Stanley M. Greenfield; Bruce R. Weir; Gerald E. Anderson; Joseph V. Behar

1992-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Virtual Control System Environment  

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Control System Environment Sandia National Laboratories is a multi-program laboratory managed and operated by Sandia Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Lockheed Martin...

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Who is winning the cell-phone wars? Answer: it depends how you count. Units, market share, revenue, profit.  

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Who is winning the cell-phone wars? Answer: it depends how you count. Units, market share, revenue launched. According to another analyst, Cannaccord, Apple now has four percent of the cell-phone market quarter, not that far off a million a day. iPhone sales increased by 4 million but its market share

South Bohemia, University of

387

Coenzyme q10 benefits symptoms in gulf war veterans: Results of a randomized double-blind study  

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We sought to assess whether coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) benefits the chronic multisymptom problems that affect one-quarter to one-third of 1990—1 Gulf War veterans, using a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study. Participants were 46 veterans ...

Beatrice A. Golomb, Matthew Allison, Sabrina Koperski, Hayley J. Koslik, Sridevi Devaraj, Janis B. Ritchie

2014-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Pershing's right hand: General James G. Harbord and the American Expeditionary Forces in the First World War  

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This project is both a wartime biography and an examination of the American effort in France during the First World War. At its core, the narrative follows the military career of Major General James G. Harbord. His time in France saw Harbord serve...

Neumann, Brian Fisher

2006-10-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Upriver to Hue and Dong Ha: The U.S. Navy's War in I Corps, Vietnam 1967-1970  

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.S. Navy?s War in I Corps, Vietnam, 1967-1970. (December 2011) Jonathan Blackshear Chavanne, B.A., Baylor University; M.A., American Military University Chair of Advisory Committee: Dr. James Bradford The United States Navy?s involvement... .................................................................................................. 1 Bucklew and Vung Ro ................................................................... 7 ?More Different Types of Boats Than You Can Imagine? ............ 11 I Corps...

Chavanne, Jonathan Blackshear

2012-02-14T23:59:59.000Z

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Background Model formulation Patch model SIK model Conclusions War of the Worlds: Modelling the spread of an  

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Background Model formulation Patch model SIK model Conclusions War of the Worlds: Modelling the spread of an invasive species an #12;Background Model formulation Patch model SIK model Conclusions Model formulation Patch model SIK model Conclusions Outline 1 Background 2 Model formulation Equations

Linder, Tamás

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Anti-environmental warfare: protecting the environment during wartime. Final report  

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This paper analyzes the operational impact resulting from the growing legal and political concerns over the environment during wartime. Current international law and national policies are examined to determine their potential effect on Rules of Engagement, and the resulting operational impact on means and methods of warfare. As illustrated during the recent Persian Gulf War, coalition leaders will be operationally constrained by political demands to protect the environment, and to mitigate ecological destruction caused by an opposing force. These constraints will effect how offensive action is conducted against environmentally sensitive industries including nuclear, chemical and petroleum. Commanders must adhere to the current environmental policies and place more emphasis on the principles of discrimination and military necessity in selecting and striking targets. Concurrently, commanders must balance protecting the environment and the requisite minimum casualties to obtain the objectives and preserve public support.

Gamble, R.O.

1992-06-19T23:59:59.000Z

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Scientific American: Threats of War, Chances for Peace http://www.sciam.com/print_version.cfm?articleID=C7412A92-E7F2-... 1 of 2 4/24/2007 11:34 AM  

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Scientific American: Threats of War, Chances for Peace http://www.sciam.com/print_version.cfm?articleID=C7412A92-E7F2-... 1 of 2 4/24/2007 11:34 AM February 18, 2007 Threats of War, Chances for Peace threats to sustainable development, the biggest threat to future well-being remains the specter of war

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StarWars Laser Technology Applied to Drilling and Completing Gas Wells  

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u' m .,. . Society of Petroleum Engineers u I SPE 49259 StarWars Laser Technology Applied to Drilling and Completing Gas Wells R.M. Graves, SPE, Colorado School of Mines; and D.G. O'Brien, PE, SPE, Solutions Engineering Copyr@ht 1998, Scdety of Petroleum Engineers, Inc. This paper was prapared for presentation at the 1998 SPE Annual Technicar Conference and Exhibition bald in New Orteans, Lcuisiana, 27-30 September 1998, This paper waa selected for presentation by en SPE Program Commiftee folrowing review of information contained in an abstract submitted by the author(a). Contents of the paper, as prasented, have not been reviewed by the Society of Petroleum Engineers and are subject to correction by the author(s). The materiar, as presented, does not necessarily reflect any position of the .%ciety of Petroleum Engineers, its officers, or members. Papers prasented at SPE meetings

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Recovery Act Workers Remediate and Restore Former Waste Sites, Help Reduce Cold War Footprint  

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Recovery Act Workers Recovery Act Workers Remediate and Restore Former Waste Sites, Help Reduce Cold War Footprint RICHLAND, Wash. - The Hanford Site is looking greener these days after American Recovery and Reinvestment Act workers revegetated 166 acres across 12 waste sites, planting over 1,100 pounds of seeds and about 280,000 pounds of mulch. The largest of the sites, known as the BC Control Area, is an approximately 13-square-mile area associated with a waste disposal system used during Hanford operations. Recovery Act workers remediated and reseeded a densely contaminated 140- acre portion of that area after disposing of more than 370,000 tons of contaminated soil. Recovery Act workers employed by DOE contractor CH2M HILL Plateau Remediation Company have remediated 61 waste sites,

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Venezuela positioning itself to take key market role in wake of Gulf War  

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This paper reports on Venezuela which continues efforts to position itself in world markets to capitalize on fallout from the Persian Gulf war. The central government and state oil company Petroleos de Venezuela SA have accelerated already ambitious plans to expand activities in upstream and downstream oil and gas sectors. Pvdsa has sharply increased its 1991-96 investment program from the level planned at the end of last year. The goal is to put Venezuela on a par with major Persian Gulf oil exporters in terms of productive capacity. Linchpin of those efforts could well be further steps toward privatization of Venezuela's oil sector. For the first time since nationalization in 1976, private foreign and domestic companies are being permitted to participate in Venezuelan exploration and development. In addition, the government is trimming the onerous tax burden the oil sector has carried in Venezuela, as well as its heavy subsidy of domestic petroleum products.

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1991-08-19T23:59:59.000Z

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Bridging the Cold War and the 21st century: chronicling the history of Sandia National Laboratories  

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A historical perspective is given for Sandia National Laboratories from its beginnings as a small engineering group at an offshoot of Los Alamos Laboratory to a facility of 7000 people at its main facility in Albuquerque, another 1000 people in Livermore, California and test ranges in Tonopah, Nevada and Kauai, Hawaii. The Sandia army base became the Z division of Los Alamos and $25 million construction program began the structures that would carry out a test program for nuclear weapons during the cold war. Bell System/AT&T stewardship of the site continued from 1949 to 1993, when Martin Marietta (now Lockheed Martin) was chosen as the new contractor. Management decisions, personnel, and political aspects of the Laboratory are presented up to 1997 and forecasts are given for future policy and programs of Sandia.

Mora, C.J.

1997-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

397

Environmental and health consequences of depleted uranium use in the 1991 Gulf War  

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Depleted uranium (DU) is a by-product of the 235U radionuclide enrichment processes for nuclear reactors or nuclear weapons. DU in the metallic form has high density and hardness as well as pyrophoric properties, which makes it superior to the classical tungsten armour-piercing munitions. Military use of DU has been recently a subject of considerable concern, not only to radioecologists but also public opinion in terms of possible health hazards arising from its radioactivity and chemical toxicity. In this review, the results of uranium content measurements in different environmental samples performed by authors in Kuwait after Gulf War are presented with discussion concerning possible environmental and health effects for the local population. It was found that uranium concentration in the surface soil samples ranged from 0.3 to 2.5 ?g g?1 with an average value of 1.1 ?g g?1, much lower than world average value of 2.8 ?g g?1. The solid fallout samples showed similar concentrations varied from 0.3 to 1.7 ?g g?1 (average 1.47 ?g g?1). Only the average concentration of U in solid particulate matter in surface air equal to 0.24 ng g?1 was higher than the usually observed values of ?0.1 ng g?1 but it was caused by the high dust concentration in the air in that region. Calculated on the basis of these measurements, the exposure to uranium for the Kuwait and southern Iraq population does not differ from the world average estimation. Therefore, the widely spread information in newspapers and Internet (see for example: [CADU NEWS, 2003. http://www.cadu.org.uk/news/index.htm (3–13)]) concerning dramatic health deterioration for Iraqi citizens should not be linked directly with their exposure to DU after the Gulf War.

Henryk Bem; Firyal Bou-Rabee

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

398

Population, Consumption & the Environment  

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12/11/2009 1 Population, Consumption & the Environment Alex de Sherbinin Center for International of carbon in 2001 · The ecological footprint, a composite measure of consumption measured in hectares kind of consumption is bad for the environment? 2. How are population dynamics and consumption linked

Columbia University

399

environment and agriculture  

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environment and agriculture environmentagriculture.curtin.edu.au Bachelor of Science - majorS in agriculture, environmental Biology or coaStal Zone management Science and engineering #12;t he department of environment and agriculture caters for students who are passionate about agriculture, biology, conserving

400

Precision Information Environments  

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Precision Information Environments Unforeseen events, such as the Hudson Bay incident, medium critical information and tools for support. Not all disasters or events that need support are unforeseen Information Environments (PIEs) will provide tailored access to information and decision support capabilities

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401

POWGEN Sample Environment | ORNL Neutron Sciences  

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Sample Environment Sample Environment PAC Helium fill station for cans. PAC PAC stands for Powgen Automatic Changer. This is the second generation sample changer that was developed for POWGEN. The changer has a carousal that holds a maximum of 24 sample-filled vanadium cans and collects data in a temperature range of 10 to 300 K. The cool down temperature from room temperature to 10 K is 45 minutes. However, samples can be changed at 10 K, which takes about 20 minutes. PAC cans The OD (outer diameter) for the V part is 6.3, 7.86 and 9.42 mm The ID (inner diameter) for these to be 5.9, 7.46 and 9.02mm ILL Furnace ILL can ILL can for high temp The traditional ILL furnace built with vanadium heating elements is available for high-temperature measurements from room temperature to 1100°C. Cooling to 200°C takes 3-4 hours from highest temperature, and

402

Environment Feature Stories  

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Environment Feature Stories Environment Feature Stories /community-environment/_assets/images/icon_earthday.jpg Environment Feature Stories Our environmental stewardship commitment: we will clean up the past, minimize impacts for current environmental operations, and create a sustainable future. Piñon trees show increased susceptibility to drought when also subjected to rising temperatures. Rising global temperatures accelerate drought-induced forest mortality Many southwestern forests in the United States will disappear or be heavily altered by 2050, according to a series of joint LANL-UNM studies. - 7/10/13 Haze of smoke emanating from the 2011 Las Conchas, NM fire. Wildfires may contribute more to global warming than previously predicted They suggest that fire emissions could contribute a lot more to the

403

BISEN: Biochemical Simulation Environment  

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......how to use MATLAB to generate...265 lines of MATLAB code compute...networks. In Chemical Biophysics...of Cellular Processes. (2008...Supplementary Data 1 - pdf file BISEN: Biochemical Simulation Environment...systems in the MATLAB computing......

J. Vanlier; F. Wu; F. Qi; K. C. Vinnakota; Y. Han; R. K. Dash; F. Yang; D. A. Beard

2009-03-15T23:59:59.000Z

404

Environment Chief Resigns  

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Environment Chief Resigns ... Copyright © 2013 Chemical & Engineering News ... Lisa P. Jackson, administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency since shortly after President Barack Obama took office in 2009, is stepping down. ...

CHERYL HOGUE

2013-01-07T23:59:59.000Z

405

INTERNATIONAL ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENT  

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in a heat pump cooling system, thereby alleviating peak electricity consumption and associated emissions substituting for banned fluorocarbon refrigerants, coping with carbon costing and reducing water consumptionINTERNATIONAL ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENT FOUNDATION Computational Fluid Dynamics Modeling

406

Measures of galaxy environment – I. What is 'environment'?  

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......research-article Papers Measures of galaxy environment - I. What is environment? Stuart I. Muldrew 1 * Darren J. Croton 2...Shanghai 200030, China The influence of a galaxys environment on its evolution has been studied and compared......

Stuart I. Muldrew; Darren J. Croton; Ramin A. Skibba; Frazer R. Pearce; Hong Bae Ann; Ivan K. Baldry; Sarah Brough; Yun-Young Choi; Christopher J. Conselice; Nicolas B. Cowan; Anna Gallazzi; Meghan E. Gray; Ruth Grützbauch; I-Hui Li; Changbom Park; Sergey V. Pilipenko; Bret J. Podgorzec; Aaron S. G. Robotham; David J. Wilman; Xiaohu Yang; Youcai Zhang; Stefano Zibetti

2012-01-21T23:59:59.000Z

407

Superprocesses in a Brownian environment  

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...research-article Superprocesses in a Brownian environment Dan Crisan Department of Mathematics...related to an exterior process (the environment). We characterize these superprocesses...branching rates. Superprocesses|Random Environment|Uniqueness In Distribution| 10...

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

408

Illicit drugs in the environment  

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...Nick Voulvoulis Illicit drugs in the environment Ettore Zuccato Sara Castiglioni...but risks for human health and the environment cannot be excluded. Morphine, cocaine...time. illicit drugs|drugs of abuse|environment|sewage treatment plant|wastewater...

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

409

After the fall: revisioning the Cold War - a report on the XVIIth IAMHIST conference, July 25-31, 1997, Salisbury, MD  

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. The conservative view surfaced in the plenary panel, ?The Cold War and Communism: Updating the Historiography,? chaired by Peter Rollins of Oklahoma State University. Rollins has long been critical of the liberal media. As a consultant for the Accuracy...

Tibbetts, John C.

1998-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

410

A review of "Blown by the Spirit: Puritanism and the Emergence of an Antinomian Underground in Pre-Civil War England" by David Como.  

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REVIEWS 233 David Como. Blown by the Spirit: Puritanism and the Emergence of an Antinomian Underground in Pre-Civil War England. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2004. xiii + 513 pp. $65.00. Theodore Dwight Bozeman. The Precisianist Strain...

William J. Scheick

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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[TR] The legacies of World War II, (a roundtable discussion with H. Brooks, J. W. Forrester, P. Morrison, A. Roland, S. van Evera, E. C. Weaver, H. Woolf),  

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[TR] The legacies of World War II, (a roundtable discussion with H. Brooks, J. W. Forrester, P. Florida and M. Kenney, ``The Breakthrough Illusion: Corporate America's Failure to Move from Innovation

Odlyzko, Andrew M.

412

Part of something larger than ourselves: George H.W. Bush and the rhetoric of the first U.S. war in the Persian Gulf  

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’s rhetoric faced different rhetorical constraints than those faced by his predecessors, as he no longer had the narrative framework of the Cold War to explain U.S. foreign policy action. Second, Bush rhetorically juxtaposed American exceptionalism and realism...

Rangel, Nicolas , Jr.

2009-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

413

Fehner and Gosling, Atmospheric Nuclear Weapons Testing, 1951-1963. Battlefield of the Cold War: The Nevada Test Site, Volume I  

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Terrence R. Fehner and F.G. Gosling. Atmospheric Nuclear Weapons Testing, 1951-1963. Battlefield of the Cold War: The Nevada Test Site, Volume I (pdf). DOE/MA-0003. Washington, D.C.: Department of...

414

The socio-technical construction of precision bombing : a study of shared control and cognition by humans, machines, and doctrine during World War II  

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This dissertation examines the creation and initial use of the precision bombing system employed by the United States Army Air Forces during World War II in the opening phase of the Combined Bomber Offensive against Germany. ...

O'Mara, Raymond P. (Raymond Patrick)

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

415

United Nations Environment Programme: Global Environment Outlook | Open  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Nations Environment Programme: Global Environment Outlook Nations Environment Programme: Global Environment Outlook Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary Name: United Nations Environment Programme: Global Environment Outlook Agency/Company /Organization: United Nations Environment Programme Topics: Co-benefits assessment, Policies/deployment programs, Resource assessment, Pathways analysis Resource Type: Dataset, Maps Website: geodata.grid.unep.ch/ United Nations Environment Programme: Global Environment Outlook Screenshot References: UNEP Data[1] Overview "The GEO Data Portal is the authoritative source for data sets used by UNEP and its partners in the Global Environment Outlook (GEO) report and other integrated environment assessments. Its online database holds more than 500 different variables, as national, subregional, regional and global

416

Ordinary warscapes in Sierra Leone: the relationship between the Sierra Leone Civil War and its cultural landscape  

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Person NGO Non-governmental Organization NPFL National Patriotic Front of Liberia NPRC National Provisional Ruling Council RSLMF Republic of Sierra Leone Military Forces RUF Revolutionary United Front SLA Sierra Leone Army ULIMO United... tangible This thesis follows the style of African Affairs. 1 Lansana Gberie, A Dirty War in West Africa: The RUF and the Destruction of Sierra Leone (Hurst & Company, London, 2005), p. 7. 2...

Wagstaff, Jeremiah Matthew

2009-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

417

Oil imports: US energy dependence remains high after the Gulf War  

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When Saddam Hussein sent his troops across the border into oil-rich Kuwait on Aug. 2, 1990, the stage was set for yet another global oil shock. To most everyone's surprise, the gulf war's impact on oil supplies was less traumatic, in the long run, than expected. But the situation nonetheless forces the US to confront its continued dependence on oil imports. During the last major energy crisis, in 1978-1979, oil shortages resulted in higher prices and prompted Americans to save energy. Oil imports shrank. But the subsequent fall in oil prices prompted consumers to return to bigger, less-efficient cars, and oil imports climbed back up. Then Saddam plundered his neighbor, putting the torch to more than 500 Kuwaiti oil wells and sparking the US to re-examine its energy policies. This article examines the issues involved in increased U.S. dependence on foreign oil. Areas covered are history of U.S. oil dominance, postwar (WWII) import quotas, the birth of OPEC, Reagan and Bush Administration energy policies, gas mileage standards, and the future of continued dependence.

Cooper, M.H.

1991-08-23T23:59:59.000Z

418

Russia as a great power: Status inconsistency and the two Chechen wars  

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Abstract The article examines Russia as a great power from the point of view of status inconsistency theory. Applications of the theory to Russia have focused on the status accorded to Russia in diplomatic representation and membership of key international organizations, which suggests that Russia is a ‘status overachiever’ in that it has an international status that is greater than its actual capabilities would warrant. However, this article focuses on Russian perceptions of the country's status internationally, especially as reflected in the actual experience of membership in international organizations (OSCE, Council of Europe) and relations with the EU in the context of the two Chechen wars. The article demonstrates that, at least according to Russian assessments, Russia is accorded lower status in these organizations than the great power status which most Russians believe should be theirs. While concluding that status inconsistency is a useful tool for explaining Russian foreign policy behavior, the article notes that differing assessments of what Russia's level of status recognition is pose challenges for status inconsistency theory.

Hanna Smith

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

419

GEMS in the environment  

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GEMS in the environment GEMS in the environment Name: de tar Status: N/A Age: N/A Location: N/A Country: N/A Date: Around 1993 Question: How many years will it be before Genetically Engineered Microorganisms are released into the environment? Replies: Some already have been in controlled and government-approved tests. So have some non-micro organisms, mainly some food crop plants and cattle strains. moodywj In addition to the previous response, I might add that although there are several examples of GEMS which have been released for beneficial purposes, caution must be exercised in order that a potentially harmful organism does not escape into the environment without extremely careful supervision and complete control over its spread. An example of this is the engineered bacteria which make use of crude oil as a carbon source, patented for use on oil spills. Although spraying a solution with these organisms in it can help clean up spills and decrease the OIL'S impact on the environment, you have to be careful about knowing in advance what the organisms will turn to for food once the oil is gone -- will it attack the hydrocarbons of other living organisms?

420

A Model of the Cosmic Ray Induced Atmospheric Neutron Environment  

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In order to optimise the design of space instruments making use of detection materials with low atomic numbers, an understanding of the atmospheric neutron environment and its dependencies on time and position is needed. To produce a simple equation based model, Monte Carlo simulations were performed to obtain the atmospheric neutron fluxes produced by charged galactic cosmic ray interactions with the atmosphere. Based on the simulation results the omnidirectional neutron environment was parametrised including dependencies on altitude, magnetic latitude and solar activity. The upward- and downward-moving component of the atmospheric neutron flux are considered separately. The energy spectra calculated using these equations were found to be in good agreement with data from a purpose built balloon-borne neutron detector, high altitude aircraft data and previously published simulation based spectra.

Kole, Merlin; Salinas, Maria Muñoz

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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421

NERSC User Environment  

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Environment Environment NERSC User Environment Home Directories, Shells and Startup Files All NERSC systems (except PDSF) use global home directories, which are are pre-populated with startup files (also known as dot files) for all available shells. NERSC fully supports bash, csh, and tcsh as login shells. Other shells (ksh, sh, and zsh) are also available. The default shell at NERSC is csh. Changing Your Default Login Shell Use the NERSC Information management (NIM) portal if you want to to change your default login shell. To do this, select Change Shell from the NIM Actions pull-down menu. Managing Your Startup Files The "standard" dot-files are symbolic links to read-only files that NERSC controls. For each standard dot-file, there is a user-writable ".ext" file.

422

Decoherence from spin environments  

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We examine two exactly solvable models of decoherence—a central spin-system, (i) with and (ii) without a self-Hamiltonian, interacting with a collection of environment spins. In the absence of a self-Hamiltonian we show that in this model (introduced some time ago to illustrate environment-induced superselection) generic assumptions about the coupling strengths can lead to a universal (Gaussian) suppression of coherence between pointer states. On the other hand, we show that when the dynamics of the central spin is dominant a different regime emerges, which is characterized by a non-Gaussian decay and a dramatically different set of pointer states. We explore the regimes of validity of the Gaussian decay and discuss its relation to the spectral features of the environment and to the Loschmidt echo (or fidelity).

F. M. Cucchietti; J. P. Paz; W. H. Zurek

2005-11-29T23:59:59.000Z

423

Quantum robots and environments  

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Quantum robots and their interactions with environments of quantum systems are described, and their study justified. A quantum robot is a mobile quantum system that includes an on-board quantum computer and needed ancillary systems. Quantum robots carry out tasks whose goals include specified changes in the state of the environment, or carrying out measurements on the environment. Each task is a sequence of alternating computation and action phases. Computation phase activites include determination of the action to be carried out in the next phase, and recording of information on neighborhood environmental system states. Action phase activities include motion of the quantum robot and changes in the neighborhood environment system states. Models of quantum robots and their interactions with environments are described using discrete space and time. A unitary step operator T that gives the single time step dynamics is associated with each task. T=Ta+Tc is a sum of action phase and computation phase step operators. Conditions that Ta and Tc should satisfy are given along with a description of the evolution as a sum over paths of completed phase input and output states. A simple example of a task—carrying out a measurement on a very simple environment—is analyzed in detail. A decision tree for the task is presented and discussed in terms of the sums over phase paths. It is seen that no definite times or durations are associated with the phase steps in the tree, and that the tree describes the successive phase steps in each path in the sum over phase paths.

Paul Benioff

1998-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

424

Oil spills - increasing US dependence on oil imports heightens risks to environment  

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Calamitous oil spills in recent years have focused attention on the devastation the world`s leading energy source can wreak on the environment. In Alaska, the 1989 grounding of the supertanker Exxon Valdez in Prince William Sound caused the worst U.S. oil spill ever and promoted Congress to pass stringent oil-pollution legislation. In the Persian Gulf, {open_quotes}eco-terroism{close_quotes} committed by Iraqi forces during the gulf war left hundreds of wells burning and oil free-flowing out of Kuwait`s refineries and oil-shipping terminals. With the United States and much of the global community increasingly dependent on petroleum moved by supertankers, oil spills will continue to threaten the environment for the foreseeable future.

NONE

1992-01-17T23:59:59.000Z

425

Environment scattering in GADRAS.  

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Radiation transport calculations were performed to compute the angular tallies for scattered gamma-rays as a function of distance, height, and environment. Green's Functions were then used to encapsulate the results a reusable transformation function. The calculations represent the transport of photons throughout scattering surfaces that surround sources and detectors, such as the ground and walls. Utilization of these calculations in GADRAS (Gamma Detector Response and Analysis Software) enables accurate computation of environmental scattering for a variety of environments and source configurations. This capability, which agrees well with numerous experimental benchmark measurements, is now deployed with GADRAS Version 18.2 as the basis for the computation of scattered radiation.

Thoreson, Gregory G.; Mitchell, Dean James; Theisen, Lisa Anne; Harding, Lee T.

2013-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

426

Voters' reasoning processes and media influences during the Persian Gulf War  

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Voters engage in complex reasoning processes in deriving their policy preferences. Such reasoning processes take place in the environment of media helping to construct the discourse of an issue. To demonstrate th...

Zhongdang Pan; Gerald M. Kosicki

1994-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

427

Structural Diagnostics of CFRP Composite Aircraft Components by Ultrasonic Guided Waves and Built-In Piezoelectric Transducers  

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To monitor in-flight damage and reduce life-cycle costs associated with CFRP composite aircraft, an autonomous built-in structural health monitoring (SHM) system is preferred over conventional maintenance routines and schedules. This thesis investigates the use of ultrasonic guided waves and piezoelectric transducers for the identification and localization of damage/defects occurring within critical components of CFRP composite aircraft wings, mainly the wing skin-to-spar joints. The guided wave approach for structural diagnostics was demonstrated by the dual application of active and passive monitoring techniques. For active interrogation, the guided wave propagation problem was initially studied numerically by a semi-analytical finite element method, which accounts for viscoelastic damping, in order to identify ideal mode-frequency combinations sensitive to damage occurring within CFRP bonded joints. Active guided wave tests across three representative wing skin-to-spar joints at ambient temperature were then conducted using attached Macro Fiber Composite (MFC) transducers. Results from these experiments demonstrate the importance of intelligent feature extraction for improving the sensitivity to damage. To address the widely neglected effects of temperature on guided wave base damage identification, analytical and experimental analyses were performed to characterize the influence of temperature on guided wave signal features. In addition, statistically-robust detection of simulated damage in a CFRP bonded joint was successfully achieved under changing temperature conditions through a dimensionally-low, multivariate statistical outlier analysis. The response of piezoceramic patches and MFC transducers to ultrasonic Rayleigh and Lamb wave fields was analytically derived and experimentally validated. This theory is useful for designing sensors which possess optimal sensitivity toward a given mode-frequency combination or for predicting the frequency dependent directivity patterns in a transducer's response. Based upon this theory, a novel approach was developed for passive damage and impact location in anisotropic or geometrically complex systems. The detection and location of simulated ''active'' damage or impacts was experimentally demonstrated on a scaled CFRP honeycomb sandwich wing skin using this technique.

Howard M. Matt

2007-02-15T23:59:59.000Z

428

Geoscience/Environment  

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Geoscience/Environment Geoscience/Environment Geoscience/Environment Print From the high pressures at the Earth's core to the vacuum of outer space, the ALS has tools for investigating samples from either environmental extreme. "Geoscience" at the ALS covers a wide range of topics, from carbon sequestration and air quality to cometary composition and the formation of the solar system. To narrow the focus a bit, the ALS has an important role to play in addressing a number of environmental issues, including environmental remediation, hazardous-waste management, global climate change, agricultural sustainability, and trace-element cycling in ecosystems. These problems present major scientific challenges, in part because natural systems are extremely complex at a range of scales. Moreover, the behavior of these systems is determined by a complex interplay of chemical, physical, and biological processes in spatially heterogeneous environments. The ALS can contribute to the knowledge base needed to address a variety of environmental issues by enabling a variety of investigations, including analytical chemistry, microscopy of heterogeneous media, and reaction kinetics in natural systems.

429

ENVIRONMENT 2006 Annual Report  

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ENVIRONMENT 2006 Annual Report IBM AND THE #12;Table of Contents Global Environmental Management and Management 13 International Performance Measures 13 Water Conservation 15 Climate Protection 16 on environmental protection in 1971. The policy is supported by a comprehensive global environmental management

430

Multiprocessor programming environment  

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Programming tools and techniques have been well developed for traditional uniprocessor computer systems. The focus of this research project is on the development of a programming environment for a high speed real time heterogeneous multiprocessor system, with special emphasis on languages and compilers. The new tools and techniques will allow a smooth transition for programmers with experience only on single processor systems.

Smith, M.B.; Fornaro, R.

1988-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

431

Collapse, environment, and society  

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...irrigable, Near Eastern desert environments. Multiple...turn the land over to desert, and renewed settlement requires...Spain, Mediterranean scrub (i.e., monte bajo...raise the water table of desert plains liable to salinization...while flushing soluble salts downstream. Egypt could...

Karl W. Butzer

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

432

Gamifying intelligent environments  

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Recently digital designers have begun to integrate game elements and mechanics into non-game applications, systems, and services, to better engage end-users. This notion is named as the "gamification". In this paper, we discuss the idea of applying the ... Keywords: crowdsourcing, game-based motivation mechanism, gamification, intelligent environments, persuasive system, user engagement

Yefeng Liu; Todorka Alexandrova; Tatsuo Nakajima

2011-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

433

Energy security in the post-Cold War era: Identifying future courses for crises  

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This paper addresses US energy security in the post-Cold War era for a conference on energy security jointly sponsored by the Department of Energy and the National Defense University. It examines the evolving nature of energy security based on analysis of past crisis-inducing events and-discusses potentially important geopolitical, environmental, regulatory, and economic developments during the next twenty-five years. The paper steps beyond the traditional economic focus of energy security issues to examine the interplay between fundamental economic and technical drivers on the one hand, and political, environmental, and perceptual phenomena, on the other hand, that can combine to create crises where none were expected. The paper expands on the premise that the recent demise of the Soviet Union and other changing world conditions have created a new set of energy dynamics, and that it is imperative that the United States revise its energy security perspective accordingly. It proceeds by reviewing key factors that comprise the concepts of ``energy security`` and ``energy crisis`` and how they may fit into the new world energy security equation. The study also presents a series of crisis scenarios that could develop during the next twenty-five years, paying particular attention to mechanisms and linked crisis causes and responses. It concludes with a discussion of factors that may serve to warn analysts and decision makers of impending future crises conditions. The crisis scenarios contained in this report should be viewed only as a representative sample of the types of situations that could occur. They serve to illustrate the variety of factors that can coalesce to produce a ``crisis.``

Freund, M.T.; Wise, J.A.; Ulibarri, C.A.; Shaw, B.R.; Seely, H.E.; Roop, J.M.

1994-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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DAVID STARR JORDAN DAVID STARR JORDAN was built in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin in 1964 and commissioned in San Diego, CA, in 1966.  

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DAVID STARR JORDAN DAVID STARR JORDAN was built in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin in 1964 and commissioned of fisheries research in the tropical Pacific. Since commissioning, DAVID STARR JORDAN has logged over and the eastern tropical Pacific. DAVID STARR JORDAN is an integral part of the marine mammal surveys conducted

435

Environment and Protostellar Evolution  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Even today in our Galaxy, stars form from gas cores in a variety of environments, which may affect the properties of resulting star and planetary systems. Here we study the role of pressure, parameterized via ambient clump mass surface density, on protostellar evolution and appearance, focussing on low-mass, Sun-like stars and considering a range of conditions from relatively low pressure filaments in Taurus, to intermediate pressures of cluster-forming clumps like the Orion Nebula Cluster (ONC), to very high pressures that may be found in the densest Infrared Dark Clouds (IRDCs) or in the Galactic Center (GC). We present unified analytic and numerical models for collapse of prestellar cores, accretion disks, protostellar evolution and bipolar outflows, coupled to radiative transfer (RT) calculations and a simple astrochemical model to predict CO gas phase abundances. Prestellar cores in high pressure environments are smaller and denser and thus collapse with higher accretion rates and efficiencies, resulting...

Zhang, Yichen

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

436

Geoscience/Environment  

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Geoscience/Environment Print Geoscience/Environment Print From the high pressures at the Earth's core to the vacuum of outer space, the ALS has tools for investigating samples from either environmental extreme. "Geoscience" at the ALS covers a wide range of topics, from carbon sequestration and air quality to cometary composition and the formation of the solar system. To narrow the focus a bit, the ALS has an important role to play in addressing a number of environmental issues, including environmental remediation, hazardous-waste management, global climate change, agricultural sustainability, and trace-element cycling in ecosystems. These problems present major scientific challenges, in part because natural systems are extremely complex at a range of scales. Moreover, the behavior of these systems is determined by a complex interplay of chemical, physical, and biological processes in spatially heterogeneous environments. The ALS can contribute to the knowledge base needed to address a variety of environmental issues by enabling a variety of investigations, including analytical chemistry, microscopy of heterogeneous media, and reaction kinetics in natural systems.

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A review of "England's Wars of Religion, Revisited" edited by Charles W. A. Prior and Glenn Burgess  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

engagement, it is likely to #23; nd only a very limited audience. Charles W. A. Prior and Glenn Burgess, eds. England?s Wars of Religion, Revisited. Farnham and Burlington: Ashgate, 2011. xiv + 335 pp. + 2 illustrations. $115.00. Review by #8;#7; #2... presented engage with what Glenn Burgess calls ?one of the most stubborn of historiographi- 156 #2;#3;#4;#3;#5;#6;#3;#3;#5;#6;#7;-#8;#3;#5;#6; #11; #5;#3;#12;#2; cal puzzles? (xiii) with exceptional clarity, showing the intricate and shifting ways...

Langley, Chris R.

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

438

Ecology and environment What ecology and environment course is  

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Ecology and environment Essentials What ecology and environment course is there? Ecology 01273 876787 Why ecology and environment at Sussex? · You will be taught by lecturers who are leaders in research, with a broad range of experience and expertise including plant, bird and insect ecology, climate

Sussex, University of

439

TRASH TO TREASURE: CONVERTING COLD WAR LEGACY WASTE INTO WEAPONS AGAINST CANCER  

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As part of its commitment to clean up Cold War legacy sites, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has initiated an exciting and unique project to dispose of its inventory of uranium-233 (233U) stored at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), and extract isotopes that show great promise in the treatment of deadly cancers. In addition to increasing the supply of potentially useful medical isotopes, the project will rid DOE of a nuclear concern and cut surveillance and security costs. For more than 30 years, DOE's ORNL has stored over 1,200 containers of fissile 233U, originally produced for several defense-related projects, including a pilot study that looked at using 233U as a commercial reactor fuel. This uranium, designated as special nuclear material, requires expensive security, safety, and environmental controls. It has been stored at an ORNL facility, Building 3019A, that dates back to the Manhattan Project. Down-blending the material to a safer form, rather than continuing to store it, will eliminate a $15 million a year financial liability for the DOE and increase the supply of medical isotopes by 5,700 percent. During the down-blending process, thorium-229 (229Th) will be extracted. The thorium will then be used to extract actinium-225 (225Ac), which will ultimately supply its progeny, bismuth-213 (213Bi), for on-going cancer research. The research includes Phase II clinical trials for the treatment of acute myelogenous leukemia at Sloan-Kettering Memorial Cancer Center in New York, as well as other serious cancers of the lungs, pancreas, and kidneys using a technique known as alpha-particle radioimmunotherapy. Alpha-particle radioimmunotherapy is based on the emission of alpha particles by radionuclides. 213Bi is attached to a monoclonal antibody that targets specific cells. The bismuth then delivers a high-powered but short-range radiation dose, effectively killing the cancerous cells but sparing the surrounding tissue. Production of the actinium and bismuth would be a private venture at no cost to the government. Isotek Systems, LLC, was commissioned by the DOE to execute the project, known as the 233U Disposition, Medical Isotope Production, and Building 3019 Complex Shutdown Project. Isotek is a partnership between Duratek Federal Services, Burns and Roe Enterprises, and Nuclear Fuel Services. By pooling their pioneering experiences in nuclear engineering and design, nuclear recycling, and waste management, the partnership has developed a novel process to meet this clean-up milestone. The project is not only important for its cancer treatment potential, but also for setting the stage for reducing global threats through the down-blending of materials.

Nicholas, R.G.; Lacy, N.H.; Butz, T.R.; Brandon, N.E.

2004-10-06T23:59:59.000Z

440

Section 44 - Environment  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

The category entitled Environment refers to the impact on the natural world of energy use in all forms. This section is complemented by two others, Ecology and Health and Safety, both of which focus on effects on organismal life rather than the physical environment. Ecology deals with energy effects on nonhuman organisms and Health and Safety covers effects on humans. Energy use did affect the environment to some extent in the preindustrial era through the clearing of forests for wood fuel, and through the urban air pollution resulting from burning of this fuel for processes such as ironmaking and brewing. However, it was not until the Industrial Revolution created an intensive demand for fuel to power engines and machines that the natural world was greatly impacted by energy use. This realization of human impact on the environment was associated with the Industrial Revolution because prior to that the concept of “Nature” as an entity distinct from civilization was not fully developed. When the landscape of Europe and North America began to be transformed on a large scale by industry in the 1800s, this created public awareness that the natural world was being degraded and diminished. The English novelist Charles Dickens wrote in 1840 that in the London of a half century earlier, “Nature was not so far removed, or hard to get at, as in these days.” In addition to the fundamental idea of Nature as an entity in itself, the 19th century saw the establishment of various other concepts of modern environmental science, such as the heat island effect, the phenomenon of acid rain, the fact of anthropomorphic influence on the physical landscape, and the role of carbon dioxide as a greenhouse gas. Also occurring during this period were the first study of environmental problems, the first formal pollution control measures, the beginnings of the practice of recycling, and the founding of the first environmental advocacy organization (Sierra Club). The development of motor vehicle transportation in the twentieth century brought with it major environmental impacts through air pollution from engine exhaust. This came to a crisis point in the postwar era with major smog events in urban areas such as London and Los Angeles. Disposal of nuclear wastes also became an issue during this time, and remains so today. The 1960s saw the first major commercial oil spill, one of numerous such events to occur since the industry began to use huge supertankers to transport oil from distant sites. Coal mining, always associated with environmental impact since the beginning of the Industrial Revolution, became even more significant in this respect in the late twentieth century, through the controversial practice of mountaintop removal mining. In today’s world fossil fuel sources that involve relatively little intrusion on the environment have been depleted, and the energy industry has been required to turn to other resources that are more difficult to extract and thus require more intrusive techniques; e.g., the use of fracking (hydraulic fracturing) to remove natural gas from rock formations far below the Earth’s surface. Increased use of alternative energy sources will reduce the environmental impact associated with fossil fuels, but the challenge is how to maintain a balance between supplying society’s vast energy needs and maintaining the quality of the natural environment.

Cutler J. Cleveland; Christopher Morris

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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441

Environment assisted electron capture  

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Electron capture by {\\it isolated} atoms and ions proceeds by photorecombination. In this process a species captures a free electron by emitting a photon which carries away the excess energy. It is shown here that in the presence of an {\\it environment} a competing non-radiative electron capture process can take place due to long range electron correlation. In this interatomic (intermolecular) process the excess energy is transferred to neighboring species. The asymptotic expression for the cross section of this process is derived. We demonstrate by explicit examples that under realizable conditions the cross section of this interatomic process can clearly dominate that of photorecombination.

Kirill Gokhberg; Lorenz S. Cederbaum

2009-11-09T23:59:59.000Z

442

Enabling Autonomy in Challenging Environments  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

... · Exteroceptive Sensors (monitor environment) ­ Cameras (single, stereo, omni, FLIR, RGB-d, ...) ­ Laser scanner

Valtorta, Marco

443

A Cold War Battlefield: Frenchman Flat Historic District, Nevada Test Site, Nye County, Nevada  

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This report provides the U.S. Department of Energy, Nevada Operations Office with the documentation necessary to establish the Frenchman Flat Historic District on the Nevada Test Site (NTS). It includes a list of historic properties that contribute to the eligibility of the district for inclusion in the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) and provides contextual information establishing its significance. The list focuses on buildings, structures and features associated with the period of atmospheric testing of nuclear weapons on the NTS between 1951 and 1962. A total of 157 locations of buildings and structures were recorded of which 115 are considered to be eligible for the NRHP. Of these, 28 have one or more associated features which include instrumentation supports, foundations, etc. The large majority of contributing structures are buildings built to study the blast effects of nuclear weaponry. This has resulted in a peculiar accumulation of deteriorated structures that, unlike most historic districts, is best represented by those that are the most damaged. Limitations by radiological control areas, surface exposure and a focus on the concentration of accessible properties on the dry lake bed indicate additional properties exist which could be added to the district on a case-by-case basis.

Johnson, William Gray [DRI; Holz, Barbara A [DRI; Jones, Robert [DRI

2000-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

444

Geodata for the urban environment  

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

Hack, Robert

445

Improving virtual environments analysis process  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

The use of Virtual Environments (VEs) is increasing rapidly and people are demanding easier and more credible ways to interact with these new sites. We define a VE as a special kind of 3D virtual environment, inhabited by avatars which represent humans ... Keywords: analysis process, software engineering, use concept, virtual environment

Maria-Isabel Sánchez-Segura; Angelica De Antonio; Antonio De Amescua

2005-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

446

School of Environment and Sustainability  

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School of Environment and Sustainability Room 323, Kirk Hall 117 Science Place Saskatoon, SK S7N 5C8 Telephone: (306) 966-1985 E-mail: sens.info@usask.ca Master of Environment and Sustainability (MES) Opportunity Sustainability Science in the Delta Dialogue Network The School of Environment and Sustainability

Saskatchewan, University of

447

ENVIRONMENT AL REVI  

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

ENVIRONMENT ENVIRONMENT AL REVI EW for CATEG ORI CAL EXCLUS ION DETE RMINATION Rocky Mo unta in Region, Weste rn A rea Power Administra tion Stru cture Replace ment Fla min g Go rge-Vern a l No.3 138-kV tra nsmiss ion lin e (Struct ure No. 25/6) Spr ing 201 2 A. Ilricf J)cscription of Proposal: Western Area Power Adm inistration (Western) proposes to replace Structure No. 25/6 on the Flaming Gorge-Vernal No.3 138-kV transmission line. The structure is located on Bureau of Land Management lands in Uintah County. Utah (Township 3S, Range 22E, Section 7; Donkey Flat 7.5' USGS quadrangle). Work consists of removal and in-kind replacement of the wood H-frame structure and anchors utilizing rubber tired vehicles. crane, bucket truck, pole trucks/trailers, auger rig. and pick-up trucks. All work will be conducted on Western's existing

448

On representing chemical environments  

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We review some recently published methods to represent atomic neighborhood environments, and analyze their relative merits in terms of their faithfulness and suitability for fitting potential energy surfaces. The crucial properties that such representations (sometimes called descriptors) must have are differentiability with respect to moving the atoms and invariance to the basic symmetries of physics: rotation, reflection, translation, and permutation of atoms of the same species. We demonstrate that certain widely used descriptors that initially look quite different are specific cases of a general approach, in which a finite set of basis functions with increasing angular wave numbers are used to expand the atomic neighborhood density function. Using the example system of small clusters, we quantitatively show that this expansion needs to be carried to higher and higher wave numbers as the number of neighbors increases in order to obtain a faithful representation, and that variants of the descriptors converge at very different rates. We also propose an altogether different approach, called Smooth Overlap of Atomic Positions, that sidesteps these difficulties by directly defining the similarity between any two neighborhood environments, and show that it is still closely connected to the invariant descriptors. We test the performance of the various representations by fitting models to the potential energy surface of small silicon clusters and the bulk crystal.

Albert P. Bartók; Risi Kondor; Gábor Csányi

2013-05-28T23:59:59.000Z

449

SC e-journals, Environment  

Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI)

Environment Environment Acta hydrochimica et hydrobiologica Agricultural & Forest Meteorology Air, Soil and Water Research - OAJ American Journal of Environmental Sciences - OAJ Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution, and Systematics Annual Review of Environment and Resources Annual Review of Plant Biology Applied and Environmental Microbiology Applied and Environmental Soil Science - OAJ Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology Aquatic Ecology Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics - OAJ Atmospheric Environment BioControl Biogeochemistry Biogeosciences - OAJ Biomass & Bioenergy Bioprocess and Biosystems Engineering Bioresource Technology Biotechnology Advances BMC Ecology - OAJ Bulletin of Engineering Geology and the Environment

450

Decoherence suppression via environment preparation  

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To protect a quantum system from decoherence due to interaction with its environment, we investigate the existence of initial states of the environment allowing for decoherence-free evolution of the system. For a class of models in which a two-state system and a dynamical environment interact through a Hamiltonian restricted to be a tensor product, we prove that such states exist if and only if the interaction and self-evolution Hamiltonians of the environment share an eigenstate. If decoherence by state preparation is not possible, we show that initial states minimizing decoherence result from a delicate compromise between the environment and interaction dynamics.

Landon-Cardinal, Olivier [Departement de Physique, Universite de Montreal, CP 6128, Succ. Centreville, Montreal, Quebec, H3C 3J7 (Canada); Departement IRO, Universite de Montreal, CP 6128, Succ. Centreville, Montreal, Quebec, H3C 3J7 (Canada); MacKenzie, Richard [Departement de Physique, Universite de Montreal, CP 6128, Succ. Centreville, Montreal, Quebec, H3C 3J7 (Canada)

2009-12-15T23:59:59.000Z

451

Sample Environment | ORNL Neutron Sciences  

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

Home › Instruments › SNS › Sample Environment Home › Instruments › SNS › Sample Environment Sample Environment The Sample Environment Group provides equipment and support for studying materials under controlled conditions (temperature, pressure, magnetic field, chemical environment, etc.). When you come to SNS to conduct an experiment, our front-line teams are there to support you. Although we currently offer a wide range of capabilities, we realize that these capabilities must continually grow. Therefore, we also have a busy research and development team, and we encourage you to partner with them to develop new equipment and techniques. The Sample Environment Equipment Database allows you to search for information about the sample environment equipment available for HFIR and SNS instruments. It will be available in the near future for SNS sample

452

International Tribunals and the Environment (Fall 2006)  

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Description: War, climate change, commercial fishing and technological development, all have impacts proliferation of courts, and the ethics and independence of international courts and tribunals. Texts: Reading materials will be available on the course website. Syllabus Introduction to Energy and Electricity Class 1

Kammen, Daniel M.

453

Environment, Safety & Health  

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

Links Links ESSH Policy Site Environmental Reports Environmental Regulators Upton Ecological and Research Reserve Pollution Prevention Organizations ES&H Directorate Environmental Protection Division Environmental Restoration Division Safety & Health Services Other BNL Site Index Can't View PDFs? Environment, Safety & Health Brookhaven National Lab is committed to continual improvement in environmental, safety, security, and health (ESSH) performance. Full policy description. Restoration Projects Brookhaven Graphite Research Reactor decommissioning, High Flux Beam Reactor decommissioning Groundwater Projects Peconic River Cleanup Peconic River Working Group Environmental Restoration Projects green tech ISB-inspired Greening Strategies for Your Home or Office Being green isn't rocket science. Several strategies that earned the ISB its LEED Gold certification can help reduce energy usage and make any building more environmentally friendly.

454

Sandia National Laboratories: Climate/Environment  

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

ClimateEnvironment ClimateEnvironment On January 27, 2011, in ClimateEnvironment Sensing and Monitoring Modeling and Analysis Carbon Management Water Security Publications...

455

EEI Environment Meetings Presentation | Department of Energy  

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

EEI Environment Meetings Presentation EEI Environment Meetings Presentation EEI Environment Meetings Presentation More Documents & Publications U.S. Energy Association Presentation...

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The UC Davis Policy Institute for Energy, Environment and the Economy is part of a bold new campus-wide initiative to dramatically increase the value of UC research to the policy-making process by identifying priority policy information needs,  

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The UC Davis Policy Institute for Energy, Environment and the Economy is part of a bold new campus demand, consuming over 50% of the total peak power used in built environments. The CA Energy Efficiency - Principal Engineer, UC Davis Western Cooling Efficiency Center (WCEC) #12;The UC Davis Policy Institute

California at Davis, University of

457

Market Design Test Environments  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Power industry restructuring continues to evolve at multiple levels of system operations. At the bulk electricity level, several organizations charged with regional system operation are implementing versions of a Wholesale Power Market Platform (WPMP) in response to U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission initiatives. Recently the Energy Policy Act of 2005 and several regional initiatives have been pressing the integration of demand response as a resource for system operations. These policy and regulatory pressures are driving the exploration of new market designs at the wholesale and retail levels. The complex interplay among structural conditions, market protocols, and learning behaviors in relation to short-term and longer-term market performance demand a flexible computational environment where designs can be tested and sensitivities to power system and market rule changes can be explored. This paper presents the use of agent-based computational methods in the study of electricity markets at the wholesale and retail levels, and distinctions in problem formulation between these levels.

Widergren, Steven E.; Sun, Junjie; Tesfatsion, Leigh

2006-06-18T23:59:59.000Z

458

Alaska Forum on the Environment  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

The Alaska Forum on the Environment (AFE) is Alaska's largest statewide gathering of environmental professionals from government agencies, non-profit and for-profit businesses, community leaders,...

459

ENVIRONMENT, SAFETY, AND HEALTH (ESH)  

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

ENVIRONMENT, SAFETY, AND HEALTH (ESH) OBJECTIVE ESH.1: Line management has established programs to assure safe accomplishment of work. Personnel exhibit an awareness of public and...

460

Stereo Panorama Personal Virtual Environment  

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We describe a personal panoramic virtual environment system with an autostereoscopic display. We discuss swing panoramic image capture, automatic disparity control, spatial sampling,...

Wang, Chiao; Garagate, Jui; Sawchuk, Alexander A

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461

The Walls Come Tumbling Down: Decontamination and Demolition of 29 Manhattan Project and Cold War-Era Buildings and Structures at Los Alamos National Laboratory-12301  

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When the nation's top scientists and military leaders converged on Los Alamos, New Mexico in the 1943, to work on the Manhattan Project, the facilities they used to conduct their top-secret work were quickly constructed and located in the middle of what eventually became the Los Alamos town site. After one of these early facilities caught on fire, it seemed wise to build labs and production facilities farther away from the homes of the town's residents. They chose to build facilities on what was then known as Delta Prime (DP) Mesa and called it Technical Area 21, or TA-21. With wartime urgency, a number of buildings were built at TA-21, some in as little as a few months. Before long, DP Mesa was populated with several nondescript metal and cinder-block buildings, including what became, immediately following the war, the world's first plutonium production facility. TA-21 also housed labs that used hazardous chemicals and analyzed americium, tritium and plutonium. TA-21 was a bustling center of research and production for the next several decades. Additional buildings were built there in the 1960's, but by the 1990's many of them had reached the end of their service lives. Labs and offices were moved to newer, more modern buildings. When Los Alamos National Laboratory received $212 million in funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act in July 2009 for environmental cleanup projects, about $73 million of the funds were earmarked to decontaminate and demolish 21 of the old buildings at TA-21. Although some D and D of TA-21 buildings was performed in the 1990's, many of the facilities at DP Site remained relatively untouched for nearly three decades following their final operational use. In 2006, there were over three dozen buildings or structures on the mesa to be removed so that soil cleanup could be completed (and the land made available for transfer and reuse). The total footprint of buildings across the mesa was approximately 18,580 m{sup 2} (200,000 ft{sup 2}). The initially approved baseline for the ARRA D and D Project was to remove 22 buildings and structures that included approximately 14,680 m{sup 2} (158,000 ft{sup 2}) of footprint. By employing efficiencies during subcontracting, demolition, and waste segregation, the savings allowed an additional 1,580 m{sup 2} (17,000 ft{sup 2}) of footprint to be removed using ARRA funds. Additionally, the lessons learned from this experience were used to apply NNSA funding to the removal of six additional non-contaminated buildings and structures. In the end, 29 buildings and structures, including stacks, cooling towers and tanks, were removed from the mesa. The entire DP East area was cleared of buildings and sub-grade structures and the soils cleaned to residential standards. The total footprint reduction at TA-21 as a result of this effort was in excess of 17,650 m{sup 2} (190,000 ft{sup 2}). The use of a Laboratory self-performance team to start demolition of non-contaminated structures resulted in steady work performance early in the project while subcontracts were being put in place to perform more complicated abatement and contaminated demolition activities. Most importantly, there were no serious worker injuries and the minor injuries recorded were those common to construction type activities. Extensive monitoring along the site boundary demonstrated that no hazardous chemicals or radioactive contamination were released and radiological dose to the public was negligible. The ARRA demolition activities were completed six months in advance of the deadline for employing ARRA funds. Additionally, over 17,585 m{sup 3} (23,000 yds{sup 3}) of building demolition debris was safely removed from DP Mesa. All of the major buildings have been removed, unencumbered access to the SWMUs that are required to be cleaned up by the Consent Order with the state of New Mexico, has been achieved, and a significant portion of the mesa has been prepared to support a process that will eventually transfer this land from federal government control for further use. (authors)

Chaloupka, Allan B.; Finn, Kevin P.; Parsons, Duane A. [Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico 87545 (United States)

2012-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

462

11:05 --IN THE SHADOW OF WORLD WAR II Erika Jerwick, Ethiopia, Italy, and the Politics of Race: 1896-1941  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Robert Davidson, AIDS at the University of Michigan: 1985-1990 Alena Gray Aniskiewicz, Ghettoblastin to i. Greene, A Forgotten Story of the Civil War: Public and Private Views and Reactions to Three Northern Principles, and the Challenges of Leading a Movement 9:50--POLITICS AND POWER Chris Bovbjerg, The Role

Edwards, Paul N.

463

Status of Environmental Management Initiatives to Accelerate the Reduction of Environmental Risks and Challenges Posed by the Legacy of the Cold War  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

This Report to Congress was prepared pursuant to section 3130 of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year (FY) 2008, and summarized the EM program and initiatives to accelerate the reduction of environmental risks and challenges posed by the legacy of the Cold War.

464

A review of "Royalist Agents, Conspirators and Spies: Their Role in the British Civil Wars, 1640-1660" by Geoffrey Smith  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

158 #31;#30;#29;#30;#28;#27;#30;#30;#28;#27;#26;-#25;#30;#28;#27;#24;#23;#22; #28;#30;#21;#31; Geo#12;rey Smith. Royalist Agents, Conspirators and Spies: #31;eir Role in the British Civil Wars, 1640-1660. Farnham, Surrey; Burlington, VT: Ashgate...

Reese, Ty M.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

465

On the Corrosion of Copper Sheeting by Sea Water, and on Methods of Preventing This Effect; And on Their Application to Ships of War and Other Ships  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

...research-article On the Corrosion of Copper Sheeting by Sea Water, and on Methods of Preventing This Effect; And on Their Application to Ships of War and Other Ships Humphry Davy The Royal Society is collaborating with JSTOR to digitize, preserve, and extend...

1824-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

466

The Ghost of the Bomb : the Bravo Medical Program, scientific uncertainty, and the legacy of U.S. Cold War science, 1954-2005  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Nuclear Testing Program on the Marshall Islands, Testimony of Thomas Lum, Specialist, Asian Affairs Congressional Researchnuclear battles. 243 The Bravo Medical Program was an example of medical researchProgram was important to surviving a nuclear war, and if the public saw research

Harkewicz, Laura J.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

467

Environments Journal of Arid Environments 69 (2007) 633657  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

these processes are interrelated with surface age. r 2007 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved. Keywords: AeolianJournal of Arid Environments Journal of Arid Environments 69 (2007) 633­657 Impacts of interrelated biotic and abiotic processes during the past 125 000 years of landscape evolution in the Northern Mojave

Ahmad, Sajjad

468

Nanomedicine metaphors: From war to care. Emergence of an oecological approach  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Summary Images such as ‘therapeutic missile’ are commonly used to present targeted drug delivery devices. The ballistic metaphor, reminiscent of Paul Ehrlich's ‘magic bullet’, has raised great expectations. Accordingly, chemists, physicists and engineers have worked hard to design smart ‘missiles’ delivering their load of drug to the target. While paying attention to the equipment of the nanodevice for the transport and molecular recognition for the delivery, they have to face the challenges posed by the messy environment of the body. We question the relevance of the missile metaphor, and suggest that an alternative oecological metaphor would be more appropriate. Such an approach, focused on interactions between the nanovehicle and the complex, versatile, heterogeneous biological milieu, seems more heuristic and promising.

Sacha Loeve; Bernadette Bensaude Vincent; Florence Gazeau

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

469

MEASUREMENT, MATERIALS & SUSTAINABLE ENVIRONMENT CENTER  

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M2SEC MEASUREMENT, MATERIALS & SUSTAINABLE ENVIRONMENT CENTER #12;#12;M2SEC | The University 66045 MEASUREMENT, MATERIALS & SUSTAINABLE ENVIRONMENT CENTER The Measurement, Materials Sustainable initiative themes of KU's strategic plan, Bold Aspirations: · Sustaining The Planet, Powering The World

470

DISTRIBUTED AND COLLABORATIVE SYNTHETIC ENVIRONMENTS  

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the functions required for the geometric engine of a synthetic environment system. · A distribution on networked desktop machines. Geometric Engine A critical subsystem in all synthetic environment systems is the geometric engine, or the software module responsible for creating a realistic view of the simulated world

Texas at Austin, University of

471

The environment for technological change  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Technological change takes place in a social and economic context. This context can influence the nature, direction, and rapidity of technological change. This paper examines the likely environment for technological change in the near future, by projecting recent trends. This environment should be taken into account by research planners and technology managers.

Joseph P. Martino

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

472

Citation Environment of Angewandte Chemie  

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Recently, aggregated journal-journal citation networks were made accessible from the perspective of each journal included in the Science Citation Index see (http://www.leydesdorff.net/). The local matrices can be used to inspect the relevant citation environment of a journal using statistical analysis and visualization techniques from social network analysis. The inspection gives an answer to the question what the local impact of this and other journals in the environment is. In this study the citation environment of Angewandte Chemie was analysed. Angewandte Chemie is one of the prime chemistry journals in the world. Its environment was compared with that of the Journal of the American Chemical Society. The results of the environment analyses give a detailed insight into the field-embeddedness of Angewandte Chemie. The impacts of the German and international editions of this journal are compared.

Bornmann, Lutz; Marx, Werner

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

473

Audio/visual concepts for human/robot communication in immersive virtual environments  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Communication between robots and humans is a challenge in complex built environments. In this project we are exploring how previous achievements in this area apply to human/robot communication within immersive virtual displays. In our concrete example we host human-scale robots that interact with humans in our Collaborative-Research Augmented Immersive Virtual Environment Laboratory (CRAIVE-Lab). The CRAIVE-Lab provides a physical/digital environment for collaborative tasks using seamless video from multiple projectors and a 128-channel wave-field system. The system is designed to monitor the whole floor-space area (10 m × 12 m) with a camera network mounted to the ceiling grid and a microphone array combining shotgun spherical and possibly people-worn microphones. Based on the sensor data a visual analysis and an auditory scene analysis are performed. The latter includes sound localization speech and musical-feature recognition. The robots a Rethink Baxter robot mounted on an electric wheelchair and a Robokind Zeno are used to perform assistive technology and social communication tasks. Both robots have direct access to these data using a digital feed over a wireless network to augment their own sensor systems of built-in cameras and microphones. [Work supported by NSF grant #1229391.

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

474

Analysis and feasibility study of residential integrated heat and energy recovery ventilator with built-in economizer using an excel spreadsheet program  

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Abstract Currently, heat recovery ventilator (HRV) and energy recovery ventilator (ERV) are commonly studied. Nevertheless, there is limited information regarding the dual-core approach energy recovery. This paper investigates the feasibility of an integrated HRV and ERV system, namely HERV, with a built-in economizer used in the residential sector to reduce dependency on furnace and air conditioning systems. In order to achieve this goal, an excel-based analysis tool was developed, providing a quick estimate of system performance and comparison with the HRV and ERV that are currently being used in research houses. The potential of integrated heat and energy recovery ventilator was evaluated based on its calculated operating cost ratio (OCR) and its payback period. Results collected for Vancouver and Toronto, corresponding to temperate and continental climate, indicated that the \\{OCRs\\} of the HERV were four times smaller than the ERV's, meaning that the proposed system was cost-efficient. It was also evidenced that the high demand on the economizer resulted in higher energy saving and shorter payback period of the system. In conclusion, the integrated HERV system with a built-in economizer could be a feasible option for both temperate and continental climates.

Junlong Zhang; Alan S. Fung; Sumeet Jhingan

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Japan's Hunger for Growth: Environment as Political Symbolism.  

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??In the afterglow of Japan’s dramatic economic growth during the post-war period, the growth mentality is still apparent in contemporary Japan. The powerful business communities… (more)

Kokubun, Naoko

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Quality In-Plant Environment  

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, the Quality of In-plant Envi~onment. How can employees be expected to p~oduce Wo~ld-class quality pa~ts with a "di~ty" plant? Obviously, the wo~k environment has an effect on the attitude of the wo~k force. Quality of In-plant Environment con sists... reduced to .87 years. CONCLUSION The changing business climate can present opportunities for dramatic energy savings. Concepts such as Quality of Work LiEe and Quality In-Plant Environment may initially appear to have a very negative efE~ct on total...

Petzold, M. A.

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The Future of Controlled Environments  

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We have seen how controlled environments can provide us with an appropriate place for the production of or research into sensitive materials, processes, or artifacts. As we discussed in Chapter 1, however, the...

M. Kozicki; S. Hoenig; P. Robinson

1991-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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DPC materials and corrosion environments  

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This review focuses on the performance of basket materials that could be exposed to ground water over thousands of years, and prospective disposal overpack materials that could possibly be used to protect dual-purpose canisters (DPCs) in disposal environments.

Ilgen, Anastasia G.; Bryan, Charles R.; Stephanie Teich-McGoldrick; Ernest Hardin

2014-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Computational awareness towards green environments  

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This special issue calls for high quality and state-of-the-art research issues and results concerning the development of green environment from the perspective of computing systems. ... trends, and solutions of c...

Neil Y. Yen; Cho-Li Wang; Sajid Hussain; Jong Hyuk Park

2014-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Environment | OpenEI Community  

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by Jessi3bl(15) Member 16 December, 2012 - 19:18 GE, Clean Energy Fuels Partner to Expand Natural Gas Highway clean energy Clean Energy Fuels energy Environment Fuel GE Innovation...

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_____________________________ Environment, Health, & Safety _________ __________________ Training Program  

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working at the lab must comply with the requirements of Pub 3000, Chapter 8, Electrical Safety at LBNL. · Define roles and responsibilities related to electrical safety at LBNL. · Recognize Stop Work_____________________________ Environment, Health, & Safety _________ __________________ Training

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Robot Manipulation in Human Environments  

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Human environments present special challenges for robot manipulation. They are often dynamic, difficult to predict, and beyond the control of a robot engineer. Fortunately, many characteristics of these settings can be ...

Edsinger, Aaron

2007-01-16T23:59:59.000Z

483

Robot manipulation in human environments  

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Human environments present special challenges for robot manipulation. They are often dynamic, difficult to predict, and beyond the control of a robot engineer. Fortunately, many characteristics of these settings can be ...

Edsinger, Aaron Ladd, 1972-

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

484

Cyclogenesis in a Saturated Environment  

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The dynamics of baroclinic wave growth in a saturated environment is examined using linear and nonlinear models employing a parameterization of latent heat release that assumes all rising air is saturated, and saturation equivalent potential ...

Jeffrey S. Whitaker; Christopher A. Davis

1994-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

485

An environment for font design  

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AN ENVIRONMENT FOR FONT DESIGN A Thesis by LILY BARKOVIC Submitted to the Graduate College of Texas A&M University in partial fulfillment of the requirements of the degree of MASTER OF SCIENCE December 1986 Major Subject: Computer Science... AN ENVIRONMENT FOR FONT DESIGN A Thesis by LILY BARKOVIC Approved as to style and content by: S. Bart Childs (Chair of Committee) Udo W, Pooch (Member) Norman W. uncle (Member Glen N. Williams (Head of Department) December 1986 ABSTRACT...

Barkovic, Lily

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

486

Built Systems Report Back #1  

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· Electrical Distribution and Low Voltage · Sanitary Sewer · Building Envelope · Canal structure #12;Summary impacting energy consumption · Work-Arounds ­ Switch power feeds from south to north ­ Modifications. #12;Existing Management Plans / Processes · SSC Master Plan · FOSC Contract (Mainly Annex 3 & 5

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Built Systems Report Back #2  

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in Water) Strategy #2 Assets: · Wastewater Treatment System Strategy: · Generate project SOW to the north #12;Elevator Speech · Top 3 primary short-term / long-term climate change impacts to SSC/system 1. #12;How Adaptation Strategy Development will Continue · Provide monthly updates to COD on climate

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A new lower hybrid launcher built in collaboration with PPPL was installed on Alcator C-Mod in January of 2005  

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the Status of the C-Mod Lower Hybrid Couplers 5/23/2005 the Status of the C-Mod Lower Hybrid Couplers 5/23/2005 A new lower hybrid launcher built in collaboration with PPPL was installed on Alcator C-Mod in January of 2005. The grill for this launcher consists of four coupler modules, each with 24 waveguides and windows (Figure 1). The launcher, installed in-vessel along with the lower hybrid limiters, is shown in Figure 2. The couplers were fabricated out of 6242 titanium alloy which was picked primarily for its approximate thermal expansion match to the alumina material used for the vacuum windows. Since plasma operation resumed in February, over 200 kW of lower hybrid power has been coupled to the plasma. Scans of relative waveguide phase (N || ) indicated excellent agreement with the predicted coupler performance. However, video images of the launcher

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A review of "The Winter King: Frederick V of the Palatinate and the Coming of the Thirty Years' War" by Brennan C. Pursell.  

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REVIEWS 249 more complex than a faultless saint. This book is well worth the attention of serious scholars of seventeenth-century France. Brennan C. Pursell. The Winter King. Frederick V of the Palatinate and the Coming of the Thirty Years? War... book. The personality under scrutiny is the star-crossed Elector Palatine, Frederick V, whose election to the throne of Bohemia by Protestant rebels in 1618-1619 prompted the Holy Roman Emperor to drive the Elector from his territorial possessions...

Mark Charles Fissel

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

490

The Waste Prevention War-- Small Arms Fire Now, but the Heavy Artillery is Coming (and the Search is on for Magic Bullets)  

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The Waste Prevention War Small Arms Fire Now, but the Heavy Artillery is Coming (and the Search Is on for Magic Bullets) Dan Steinmeyer Monsanto Company 51. louis, Missouri 'Wa.te Prevention' is unambiguous, as con trasted with 'waste... minimization' or 'waste elimination'. It means preventing the produc tion of waste. It isn't easy to do. Typically it requires major modification to the process: * to minimize byproduct formation to recover product and byproducts * to recycle wastes...

Steinmeyer, D.

491

A Virtual Environment Framework For Software Engineering  

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A Virtual Environment Framework For Software Engineering Stephen E. Dossick Submitted in partial Environment Framework for Software Engineering Stephen E. Dossick The field of Software Engineering, responsible for mapping project artifacts into virtual environment furnishings, and the CHIME Theme Manager

Kaiser, Gail E.

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New Markets, Outmoded Manufacturing: The Transition from Manufactured Gas to Natural Gas by Northeastern Utilities after World War II  

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For more than a century, large manufactured gas plants dotted the industrial landscape of the urban Northeast. Using a variety of technologies, these factories applied heat and pressure to coke, coal, and oil to produce a gas suitable for use in space heating and cooking. Yet this well-established, vital industry literally ceased to exist in the two decades after World War II, as natural gas transported from the southwestern United States replaced manufactured gas in all of the major markets in the Northeast. This abrupt victory of a new product was a modem variant of "creative destruction " as described by Joseph Schumpeter in his classic study Capitalism, Socialism and Democracy [10]. While creating a more efficient fuel supply, the coming of natural gas also destroyed the existing system for the production and distribution of manufactured gas. Yet this mid-20th century case of creative destruction differed sharply from Schumpeter's descriptions of the same process during the era of high capitalism in the late 19th century. In that dynamic period, innovations took place in a largely unfettered

Chris Castaneda; Joseph Pratt

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Long term depleted uranium exposure in Gulf War I veterans does not cause elevated numbers of micronuclei in peripheral blood lymphocytes  

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Depleted uranium (DU) is a high density heavy metal that has been used in military munitions since the 1991 Gulf War. DU is weakly radioactive and chemically toxic. Long term exposure can cause adverse health effects. This study assessed genotoxic effects in DU exposed Gulf War I veterans as a function of uranium (U) body burden. Levels of urine U were used to categorize the cohort into low and high exposure groups. Exposure to DU occurred during friendly fire incidents in 1991 involving DU munitions resulting in inhalation and ingestion exposure to small particles of DU and soft tissue DU fragments from traumatic injuries. All of these Veterans are enrolled in a long term health surveillance program at the Baltimore Veterans Administration Medical Center. Blood was drawn from 35 exposed male veterans aged 36–59 years, then cultured and evaluated for micronuclei (MN) using the cytokinesis block method. The participants were divided into two exposure groups, low and high, based on their mean urine uranium (uU) concentrations. Poisson regression analyses with mean urine U concentrations, current smoking, X-rays in the past year and donor age as dependent variables revealed no significant relationships with MN frequencies. Our results indicate that on-going systemic exposure to DU occurring in Gulf War I Veterans with DU embedded fragments does not induce significant increases in MN in peripheral blood lymphocytes compared to MN frequencies in Veterans with normal U body burdens.

M.V. Bakhmutsky; M.S. Oliver; M.A. McDiarmid; K.S. Squibb; J.D. Tucker

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Anthropogenic radionuclides in the environment  

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Studies of radionuclides in the environment have entered a new era with the renaissance of nuclear energy and associated fuel reprocessing, geological disposal of high-level nuclear wastes, and concerns about national security with respect to nuclear non-proliferation. This work presents an overview of anthropogenic radionuclide contamination in the environment, as well as the salient geochemical behavior of important radionuclides. We first discuss the following major anthropogenic sources and current development that contribute to the radionuclide contamination of the environment: (1) nuclear weapons program; (2) nuclear weapons testing; (3) nuclear power plants; (4) commercial fuel reprocessing; (5) geological repository of high-level nuclear wastes, and (6) nuclear accidents. Then, we summarize the geochemical behavior for radionuclides {sup 99}Tc, {sup 129}I, and {sup 237}Np, because of their complex geochemical behavior, long half-lives, and presumably high mobility in the environment. Biogeochemical cycling and environment risk assessment must take into account speciation of these redox-sensitive radionuclides.

Hu, Q; Weng, J; Wang, J

2007-11-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Independent Oversight Environment, Oak Ridge National Laboratory...  

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Environment, Oak Ridge National Laboratory - June 2006 Independent Oversight Environment, Oak Ridge National Laboratory - June 2006 June 2006 Inspection of the Environmental...

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Effects on the Physical Environment (Hydrodynamics, Sediment...  

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Effects on the Physical Environment (Hydrodynamics, Sediment Transport, and Water Quality) Effects on the Physical Environment (Hydrodynamics, Sediment Transport, and Water...

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Large Scale Tracked Vehicle Concurrent Engineering Environment  

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In this paper, a fully integrated Tracked Vehicle Concurrent Engineering environment that exploits CAD and CAE technologies in ... vehicles is presented. The Tracked Vehicle Concurrent Engineering environment com...

Kyung K. Choi; J. Kirk Wu; Kuang-Hua Chang; Jun Tang…

1995-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Independent Oversight Inspection of Environment, Safety, and...  

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Inspection of Environment, Safety, and Health Programs at the Pantex Plant, Technical Appendices, Volume II, February 2005 Independent Oversight Inspection of Environment, Safety,...

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Radiation Environment Assimilation Model (DREAM).  

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DREAM tool increases space weather DREAM tool increases space weather predictions April 13, 2012 Predicting space weather improved by new DREAM modeling tool Earth's radiation belts can now be studied with a new modeling tool called Dynamic Radiation Environment Assimilation Model (DREAM). Researchers in LANL's Space Science and Applications (ISR-1) group are developing DREAM and described its current capabilities and applications in an article published in Space Weather, a journal of the American Geophysical Union. - 2 - Space environment and its hazards The space environment poses a number of radiation hazards to space systems and their occupants. Relativistic electrons, the dominant source of the radiation dose to spacecraft traveling in the outer radiation belts (3-7 Earth radii), have an electron flux

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3.0 EXISTING ENVIRONMENT  

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0 EXISTING ENVIRONMENT 0 EXISTING ENVIRONMENT This chapter describes various components of the existing environment that may be affected by the operation of the Mound glass melter. The proposed action pctentially impacts air quality. surface water quality. biological resources. and human health and safety. In order to evaluate impacts to these resources. information on existing conditions is required. Section 3.1 presents information on atmospheric resources (e.g., meteorology and existing air quality) . Section 3.2 presents data on water resources, and Section 3.3 provides a broad characterization of biological resources. 3.1 ATMOSPHERIC RESOURCES Emissions from the glass melter potentially affect local and regional air quality. To evaluate impacts to these receptors, data on meteorologic conditions (particularly wind