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The Built Environment and Migration: A Case Study of Mexico  

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iv Introduction The built environment expresses the changingThe Built Environment & Migration: A Case Study in MexicoEnvironment.

Ramirez, Rosa

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Built Environment Analysis Tool: April 2013  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This documentation describes the tool development. It was created to evaluate the effects of built environment scenarios on transportation energy and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. This documentation also provides guidance on how to apply the tool.

Porter, C.

2013-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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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)  

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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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Built-Environment Wind Turbine Roadmap  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Although only a small contributor to total electricity production needs, built-environment wind turbines (BWTs) nonetheless have the potential to influence the public's consideration of renewable energy, and wind energy in particular. Higher population concentrations in urban environments offer greater opportunities for project visibility and an opportunity to acquaint large numbers of people to the advantages of wind projects on a larger scale. However, turbine failures will be equally visible and could have a negative effect on public perception of wind technology. This roadmap provides a framework for achieving the vision set forth by the attendees of the Built-Environment Wind Turbine Workshop on August 11 - 12, 2010, at the U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory. The BWT roadmap outlines the stakeholder actions that could be taken to overcome the barriers identified. The actions are categorized as near-term (0 - 3 years), medium-term (4 - 7 years), and both near- and medium-term (requiring immediate to medium-term effort). To accomplish these actions, a strategic approach was developed that identifies two focus areas: understanding the built-environment wind resource and developing testing and design standards. The authors summarize the expertise and resources required in these areas.

Smith, J.; Forsyth, T.; Sinclair, K.; Oteri, F.

2012-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Built-Environment Wind Turbine Roadmap  

SciTech Connect

Although only a small contributor to total electricity production needs, built-environment wind turbines (BWTs) nonetheless have the potential to influence the public's consideration of renewable energy, and wind energy in particular. Higher population concentrations in urban environments offer greater opportunities for project visibility and an opportunity to acquaint large numbers of people to the advantages of wind projects on a larger scale. However, turbine failures will be equally visible and could have a negative effect on public perception of wind technology. This roadmap provides a framework for achieving the vision set forth by the attendees of the Built-Environment Wind Turbine Workshop on August 11 - 12, 2010, at the U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory. The BWT roadmap outlines the stakeholder actions that could be taken to overcome the barriers identified. The actions are categorized as near-term (0 - 3 years), medium-term (4 - 7 years), and both near- and medium-term (requiring immediate to medium-term effort). To accomplish these actions, a strategic approach was developed that identifies two focus areas: understanding the built-environment wind resource and developing testing and design standards. The authors summarize the expertise and resources required in these areas.

Smith, J.; Forsyth, T.; Sinclair, K.; Oteri, F.

2012-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Healing effects of the built environment  

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s Hospital garden environment: Utilization and consumerand testing of models. Environment and Behavior, 36, Bond,of language acquisition. Environment and Behavior, 29, 638-

Sherman, Sandra Anne

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Air conditioning: Impact on the built environment  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The topics discussed in this book are: Introduction. 1. Air Conditioning - An Ever Expanding Market. 2. Building Envelope Design and Air Contitioning. 3. Air Conditioning and Energy - The CIBSE Building Energy Code. 4. Thermal Storage in Air Conditioning Systems. 5. Good Practice in the Design and Construction of Air Conditioning Systems. 6. Software for Air Conditioning Load Analysis and Design. 7. Lloyd's of London - The Architecture of Air Conditioning - Prediction of the Environment.

Sherratt, A.F.C.

1987-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Sustainable urban mobility : exploring the role of the built environment  

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

Zegras, Pericles Christopher, 1968-

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Climate Change for the Built Environment and Occupant Feedback  

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Climate Change for the Built Environment and Occupant Feedback Speaker(s): Geoff Levermore Date: June 28, 2002 - 12:00pm Location: Bldg. 90 This presentation will describe some of...

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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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The New Suburbs: Evolving travel behavior, the built environment, and subway investments in Mexico City  

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analysis of built environment characteristics on householdand public policies. Environment and Planning A, 39(9),Travel and the Built Environment -- A Meta-Analysis. Journal

Guerra, Erick Strom

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The New Suburbs: Evolving travel behavior, the built environment, and subway investment in Mexico City  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

analysis of built environment characteristics on householdand public policies. Environment and Planning A, 39(9),Travel and the Built Environment -- A Meta-Analysis. Journal

Guerra, Erick Strom

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Clean Energies for Sustainable Development in Built Environment  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The move towards a de-carbonised world, driven partly by climate science and partly by the business opportunities it offers, will need the promotion of environmentally friendly alternatives, if an acceptable stabilisation level of atmospheric carbon ... Keywords: Built Environment, Climate Change, Coexistence, Renewable Energy Technologies, Sustainable Development

Abdeen Mustafa Omer

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The New Suburbs: Evolving travel behavior, the built environment, and subway investments in Mexico City  

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analysis of built environment characteristics on householdTravel and the Built Environment -- A Meta-Analysis. Journalnon-work travel. Built Environment, 18(4), 253267. Hess, D.

Guerra, Erick

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Airflow and Pollutant Transport Modeling In Indoor and Built Environment  

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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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Investigation of Flow, Turbulence, and Dispersion within Built Environments  

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Properties of the wind field within the Oklahoma City ParkProperties of the wind field within the Oklahoma City Parkwinds, turbulence, and dispersion in built-up downtown areas of Oklahoma

Pan, Hansheng

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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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. This study uses a multivariate linear regression model to isolate the effects of the human built environment upon reported monetary wildfire damages. Reported monetary losses from wildfires for the years 2007 to 2010 are examined against relevant built environment variables, while statistically controlling for biophysical and socio-economic variables. The fully-specified regression model indicates that wildfire property damage is driven primarily by the built environment. Socioeconomic and biophysical variables contribute comparatively little explanatory power to the model. Findings from this study will be of particular interest to fire management officials, land developers, and urban planners interested in creating a more fire-resilient future for cities within California.

Makino, Takashi Michael

2013-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Carsharing and the Built Environment: A GIS-Based Study of One U.S. Operator  

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AND THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT: A GIS-BASED STUDY OF ONE U.S.and demographic factors in this GIS-based multivariateInformation System (GIS)-based studies of carsharing supply

Stillwater, Tai; Mokhtarian, Patricia L; Shaheen, Susan

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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

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This paper examines the relationships between the built environmentboth neighborhood design characteristics and relative locationand motor vehicle ownership and use in a rapidly motorising, developing city context, ...

Zegras, P. Christopher

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

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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 Delta T optimisation of district heating network  

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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  

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

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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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The aesthetic principles of soundscape in architectural design and built environment  

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This thesis is an attempt to establish a practical way for architectural designers to take advantage of the relationship between soundscape and architectural aesthetics. The whole study aides in providing a structural framework by which architectural designers could incorporate acoustic elements into their design, with aesthetic concerns rather than for practical purpose. The discussions of soundscape and architecture forms are organized in the order of point, line, plane and space to present 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 to create a multi-sensory experience for visitors. Among the three systems, the Soundscape Map system is particularly introduced to demonstrate some case studies where soundscape elements are successfully employed to strengthen the construction of architectural spaces and forms. The goal of this research is to open a door for architectural researchers to discover the interconnection between soundscape and architecture, with the hope that the graphic systems introduced could be useful for effective designs with soundscape concerns in built environment.

Wang, Keda

2005-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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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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Performance strategies for the knowledge driven built environment : the Singapore case  

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The Internet and Technology Revolution has created a new business environment, one in which traditional business rules are being challenged, and even repudiated. Information Communication Technology (ICT) has made a major ...

Aw, Tuan Kee Donald, 1971-

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Transportation Energy Futures Series: Effects of the Built Environment on Transportation: Energy Use, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, and Other Factors  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Planning initiatives in many regions and communities aim to reduce transportation energy use, decrease emissions, and achieve related environmental benefits by changing land use. This report reviews and summarizes findings from existing literature on the relationship between the built environment and transportation energy use and greenhouse gas emissions, identifying results trends as well as potential future actions. The indirect influence of federal transportation and housing policies, as well as the direct impact of municipal regulation on land use are examined for their effect on transportation patterns and energy use. Special attention is given to the 'four D' factors of density, diversity, design and accessibility. The report concludes that policy-driven changes to the built environment could reduce transportation energy and GHG emissions from less than 1% to as much as 10% by 2050, the equivalent of 16%-18% of present-day urban light-duty-vehicle travel. This is one of a series of reports produced as a result 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. D.; Brown, A.; Dunphy, R. T.; Vimmerstedt, L.

2013-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Built Infrastructure  

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Built Infrastructure Print E-mail Climate change and its associated impacts, including thawing permafrost, changing sea-levels, rising temperatures, shifts in species distribution...

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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

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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Healthy transportation - healthy communities: developing objective measures of built-environment using GIS and testing significance of pedestrian variables on walking to transit  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Walking to transit stations is proposed as one of the strategies to increase the use of transit. Urban planners, transportation planners, environmentalists, and health professionals encourage and support environmental interventions that can reduce the use of cars for all kinds of trips and use alternative modes of travel such as walking, biking, and mass-transit. This study investigates the influence of the built-environment on walking to transit stations. Transit-oriented communities at quarter and half-mile distances from the Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) station in Dallas, Texas, were analyzed to identify the relation of various constructs of built-environment on walking to the DART stations. Twenty-one pedestrian indices were reviewed to develop a comprehensive list of 73 built-environment variables used to measure the suitability to walk. This study aims to objectively measure built-environment using spatial data. Based on this criterion the total number of variables was narrowed to 32. Walking to transit, calculated as a percentage of transit users who walk to the DART LRT stations, was used as the dependent variable. The number of stations in operation and used for analysis in this study is 20(n). Therefore, bootstrapping was used to perform the statistical analysis for this study. The final pattern of variable grouping for the quarter-mile and the half-mile analysis revealed four principal components: Vehicle-Oriented Design, Density, Diversity, and Walking-Oriented Design. Bootstrap regression revealed that density ( = -0.767) was the only principal component that significantly (p<0.05) explained walking to transit station at quarter-mile distance from the station. At half-mile distance built-environment variables did not report any significant relation to walking to transit. The present study revealed that mere increase of density should not be taken as a proxy of increase in walking. Environmental interventions that can promote walking should be identified even at locations with high density. Further studies should use advanced statistical techniques such as Hierarchical Linear Modeling or Structural Equation Modeling to test the relationship of both the principal components and the individual variables that define the principal component to clearly understand the relationship of built-environment with walking to transit station.

Maghelal, Praveen Kumar

2007-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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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 dissertation led to the identification of four variables that influence the built form. These are culture, faith, environment and building technology. The physical location (Galveston, Texas), Catholicism, and era of time (last half of the nineteenth century (19C)) are significant to the framework of this study. A single location held constant the physical environment-climate and topography. Catholicism held constant faith. The era of time exposed the study churches to the same, but evolving, built environment and building technology. Galveston, in particular, during the era of study, presented a dynamic confluence of these variables. The city emerged as the commercial entrept and financial center for Texas. It was Texas's cultural capital and its most dynamic urban center boasting the most advanced architecture. It had the best newspapers and theater in the state and was the first city in Texas to provide electricity and telephones. During this era Galveston was a gateway for thousands of European Catholic immigrants, who brought to Texas a diversity of culture, traditions and skills. The Catholic Church chose Galveston as the place to reassert itself in America against a Protestant wave swept westward on a tide of settlement. A conceptual model illustrating the interaction of these variables among each other and on the built form was created. From this model two subordinate models were developed and three hypotheses were derived which test the assumption that variety in church form and construction is a function of culture. The research is a qualitative approach implementing a comparative analysis methodology of multiple cases-five Catholic churches (the study units). The data for the individual study units were analyzed against a set of criteria for each of the variables identified. A comparative analysis matrix was used to contrast these data between the variables and the study units from which conclusions were drawn. The results of this analysis demonstrated that of these variables culture was the most influential on the built form, thus supporting the research hypotheses. Therefore, it is concluded that the variety in the churches' built form was a function of culture.

Dubbelde, David Mark

2006-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Pasta Wars  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

PASTA WARS is a four-party negotiation/conflict simulation, in which participants must decide recurrently whether to adopt a cooperative stance or a competitive strategy toward one another. Participants are formed into four groups, each of which manages ... Keywords: Prisoner's Dilemma, communication, competition, conflict, cooperation, negotiation, relationship building, trust

Noam Ebner; Yifat Winkler

2009-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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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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Report: Methane emissions assessment in South African coal mines and their potential utilizations MPANA(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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Architecture and Built Environment Undergraduate Study  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE). This is achieved by gaining appropriate Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) under licence from the UK regulator, the Engineering by CIBSE, and offers excellent prospects of obtaining a rewarding job in an advancing industry. Graduates

Li, Jingpeng

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Architecture and Built Environment Undergraduate Study  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

status through the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE). This is achieved by the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) under licence from the UK regulator and electrical/control systems. The BEng is accredited by CIBSE, and offers excellent prospects of obtaining

Li, Jingpeng

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Principles of As-Built Engineering  

SciTech Connect

As-Built Engineering is a product realization methodology founded on the notion that life-cycle engineering should be based on what is actually produced and not on what is nominally designed. As-Built Engineering is a way of thinking about the production realization process that enables customization in mass production environments. It questions the relevance of nominal based methods of engineering and the role that tolerancing plays in product realization. As-Built Engineering recognizes that there will always be errors associated with manufacturing that cannot be controlled and therefore need to be captured in order to fully characterize each individual product`s unique attributes. One benefit of As-Built Engineering is the ability to provide actual product information to designers and analysts enabling them to verify their assumptions using actual part and assembly data. Another benefit is the ability to optimize new and re-engineered assemblies.

Dolin, R.M.; Hefele, J.

1996-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Parking Infrastructure and the Environment  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

affects energy demand, the environment, and the social costEngineering and the Built Environment, and A ffiliatespread throughout the built environment. However, LCA is a

Chester, Mikhail; Horvath, Aprad; Madanat, Samer

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Nuclear reactors built, being built, or planned 1992  

Science Conference Proceedings (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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Airflow and Pollutant Transport Modeling In Indoor and Built...  

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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...

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Nuclear reactors built, being built, or planned, 1991  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This document contains unclassified information about facilities built, being built, or planned in the United States for domestic use or export as of December 31, 1991. The book is divided into three major sections: Section 1 consists of a reactor locator map and reactor tables; Section 2 includes nuclear reactors that are operating, being built, or planned; and Section 3 includes reactors that have been shut down permanently or dismantled. Sections 2 and 3 contain the following classification of reactors: Civilian, Production, Military, Export, and Critical Assembly. Export reactor refers to a reactor for which the principal nuclear contractor is an American company -- working either independently or in cooperation with a foreign company (Part 4, in each section). Critical assembly refers to an assembly of fuel and assembly of fuel and moderator that requires an external source of neutrons to initiate and maintain fission. A critical assembly is used for experimental measurements (Part 5).

Simpson, B.

1992-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Nuclear reactors built, being built, or planned 1996  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This publication contains unclassified information about facilities, built, being built, or planned in the United States for domestic use or export as of December 31, 1996. The Office of Scientific and Technical Information, U.S. Department of Energy, gathers this information annually from Washington headquarters, and field offices of DOE; from the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC); from the U. S. reactor manufacturers who are the principal nuclear contractors for foreign reactor locations; from U.S. and foreign embassies; and from foreign governmental nuclear departments. The book consists of three divisions, as follows: (1) a commercial reactor locator map and tables of the characteristic and statistical data that follow; a table of abbreviations; (2) tables of data for reactors operating, being built, or planned; and (3) tables of data for reactors that have been shut down permanently or dismantled.

NONE

1997-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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ESF AS-BUILT CONFIGURATION  

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The calculations contained in this document were developed by the ''Mining Group of the Design & Engineering Organization'' and are intended solely for the use of the ''Design & Engineering Organization'' in its work regarding the subsurface repository. Yucca Mountain Project personnel from the ''Mining Group'' should be consulted before use of the calculations for purposes other than those stated herein or use by individuals other than authorized personnel in the ''Design & Engineering Organization''. The purpose of this calculation is to provide design inputs that can be used to develop an as-built drawing of the Exploratory Studies Facility (ESF) for the planning and development of the subsurface repository. This document includes subsurface as-built surveys, recommendation to complete as-built surveys, and Management and Operating Contractor (M&O) Subsurface Design Drawings as inputs. This calculation is used to provide data and information for an as-built ESF subsurface drawing and is not used in the development of results or conclusions, therefore all inputs are considered as indirect.

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Nuclear reactors built, being built, or planned: 1995  

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This report contains unclassified information about facilities built, being built, or planned in the US for domestic use or export as of December 31, 1995. 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. The book consists of three divisions, as follows: (1) a commercial reactor locator map and tables of the characteristic and statistical data that follow; a table of abbreviations; (2) tables of data for reactors operating, being built, or planned; and (3) tables of data for reactors that have been shut down permanently or dismantled. The reactors are subdivided into the following parts: Civilian, Production, Military, Export, and Critical Assembly. Export reactor refers to a reactor for which the principal nuclear contractor is a US company--working either independently or in cooperation with a foreign company (Part 4). Critical assembly refers to an assembly of fuel and moderator that requires an external source of neutrons to initiate and maintain fission. A critical assembly is used for experimental measurements (Part 5).

NONE

1996-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Nuclear reactors built, being built, or planned, 1994  

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This document contains unclassified information about facilities built, being built, or planned in the United States for domestic use or export as of December 31, 1994. 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. The book consists of three divisions, as follows: a commercial reactor locator map and tables of the characteristic and statistical data that follow; a table of abbreviations; tables of data for reactors operating, being built, or planned; and tables of data for reactors that have been shut down permanently or dismantled. The reactors are subdivided into the following parts: Civilian, Production, Military, Export, and Critical Assembly. Export reactor refers to a reactor for which the principal nuclear contractor is a US company -- working either independently or in cooperation with a foreign company (Part 4). Critical assembly refers to an assembly of fuel and moderator that requires an external source of neutrons to initiate and maintain fission. A critical assembly is used for experimental measurements (Part 5).

NONE

1995-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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War and Energy VACLAV SMIL  

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Association, Washington, DC. MoveOn.org. (2002). ``Energy and War.'' www.moveon.org/move- onbulletin/bulletin8War and Energy VACLAV SMIL University of Manitoba Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada 1. A Brief History of Weapons 2. Energy Costs and Consequences of War 3. Energy as the Cause of War Glossary explosives

Smil, Vaclav

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Owl Feather War Bonnet  

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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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Environment  

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Environment Environment Our good neighbor pledge: to contribute to quality of life in Northern New Mexico through economic development, excellence in education, and active employee...

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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..

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Report of workshop on radiological effects of nuclear war, SCOPE-ENUWAR workshop, Moscow, USSR, March 21-25, 1988  

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The workshop on radiological consequences of nuclear war addressed specific issues that built on the foundation of the results that were published in the SCOPE-ENUWAR report (SCOPE-28) in 1986. 14 refs.

Shapiro, C.S.

1988-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Built to last : designing for a referential continuity in the built environment  

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This thesis is about exploring a way of understanding, designing and building architecture which acknowledges that we are a part of a world which is always changing and becoming, without denying or forgetting the past, and ...

Dunbar, Susan C

1991-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Environment  

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...O. Jonas, Corrosion of Steam Turbines, Corrosion: Environments and Industries, Vol 13C, ASM Handbook, ASM International, 2006, p 469??476...

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ATOMS PEACE WAR Eisenhower  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

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.

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War Gaming Peace Operations  

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Today's military personnel fight against and work with a diverse variety of nonstate actors, from al-Qaeda terrorists to major nongovernmental organizations who provide vital humanitarian assistance. Furthermore, the nontraditional battle spaces where ... Keywords: Afghanistan, NGOs, active learning, board game, course of action, culture, curriculum, facilitator, faith-based, humanitarian, humanitarian assistance, indeterminacy, index, intelligence, kinetic, military, negotiations, operations, post-conflict, provincial reconstruction, random events, relationships, religion, religious, stability, terrorists, war game for peace

Roger Mason, Eric Patterson

2013-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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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

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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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Built-in | Open Energy Information  

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icon Twitter icon Built-in Jump to: navigation, search Manufacturer Model Number Distributed Generation Purpose The heat recovery system is either unknown or is...

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Built to Battle, Robots Test Designers' Mettle  

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Frostbite, Michael Fuzzy Mauldin's first robot, was built with the power of a snowplow. Visit Fuzzy Mauldin's site for additional details and video clips.

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SkyBuilt Power | Open Energy Information  

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to: navigation, search Name SkyBuilt Power Place Arlington, Virginia Zip 22207 Sector Hydro, Renewable Energy, Solar, Wind energy Product US-based renewable energy system...

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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

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Arcology and Arcosanti: Towards a Sustainable Built Environment  

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reduce water, air, and land pollution. By combining variousinefficient use of land, air and water; pollution caused byland use, social integration, self-containment of habitat, urban transportation, food and energy production, and the habitat's impact on natural resources and pollution.

Grierson, David

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy Implications for Glass in the Built Environment  

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... emissions from commercial buildings projected to grow ... ASHRAE Standard 55 defines thermal comfort ... Barbara Lang, VP Research & Development ...

2011-08-02T23:59:59.000Z

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Protecting Against Transit Crime: The Importance of the Built Environment  

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and Design of On-Street Light Rail Transit Stations,lighting. Although on-street location of light-rail stations

Liggett, Robin; Loukaitou-Sideris, Anastasia; Iseki, Hiroyuki

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Protecting Against Transit Crime: The Importance of the Built Environment  

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Block (1995). Space, Place, and Crime: Hot Spot Areas andHot Places of Liquor- Related Crime, in J. Eck and D.Weisburd (eds. ) Crime and Place, Monsey, NY: Willow Tree

Liggett, Robin; Loukaitou-Sideris, Anastasia; Iseki, Hiroyuki

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Measuring the Effects of Built Environment on Bus Stop Crime  

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in the paper, which was based on total crime counts.Eck, M. Felson 1997. Designing Out Crime. Cohen, L. and M.1979). "Social Change and Crime Rate Trends: A Routine

Loukaitou-Sideris, Anastasia; Liggett, Robin S; Iseki, Hiro; Thurlow, William

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Effects of the Built Environment on Transportation: Energy Use...  

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have created a renewed emphasis on energy policy. The volatility of oil prices-crude oil prices have soared as high as 140 and dropped as low as 20 per barrel over the last...

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School of Architecture, Design and the Built Environment Product Design  

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Camponotini acquired Blochmannia by tending sap-feeding insects Jennifer J Wernegreen*1, Seth N Kauppinen1 of Integrative Biology, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA Email: Jennifer J Wernegreen) The known bacteriocyte-associated symbionts of ants, in Formica, Plagiolepis, and the Camponotini, arose

Evans, Paul

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The Built Environment and Migration: A Case Study of Mexico  

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and Community Networks in Mexico-U.S. Migration. THe JournalTraditional Architecture of Mexico. London, UK: Thames anddevelopment: assessing Mexico's economic and social policy

Ramirez, Rosa

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Environment  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

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

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Children's physical activity and parents' perception of the neighborhood environment: neighborhood impact on kids study  

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Health: The built environment: Designing communities toRosenberg DE: Neighborhood environment and physical activity455. 3. Impact of the built environment on health. http://

Tappe, Karyn A; Glanz, Karen; Sallis, James F; Zhou, Chuan; Saelens, Brian E

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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

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American prisoner of war (POW) policy consists of repeated improvisational efforts during wartime followed by few efforts to incorporate lessons learned. As such, in every war, the United States has improvised its system of POW maintenance and utilization. At no time prior to World War II was the United States military prepared to capture and maintain the prisoners taken in any American conflict. The United States has depended upon reciprocal treatment of enemy prisoners and threatened retaliation for mistreatment of American captives in every war. It has also adhered to accepted customs and international law regarding prisoners, providing housing, food, and medical care to POWs at least the equal of that given to American prisoners. However, the U.S. military has often sought the most expedient methods of maintaining prisoners, a practice that has led to accusations of neglect. In the nineteenth century, American wars were typically fought upon the North American continent and were limited in scope, which facilitated the maintenance of enemy prisoners and eased the improvisation of policy and practice. In the twentieth century, the United States participated in conflicts in Europe, Asia, and the Middle East, complicating POW issues. World War II and subsequent conflicts show a radical departure from earlier wars, as the army planned for the capture of enemy troops and was better prepared to maintain them. However, the War on Terror represents a return to improvisation, as a lack of planning and a failure to follow established policies contributed to allegations of mistreatment in Iraq and Guantanamo Bay.

Springer, Paul Joseph

2005-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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How Just Could a Robot War Be?  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

While modern states may never cease to wage war against one another, they have recognized moral restrictions on how they conduct those wars. These rules of war serve several important functions in regulating the organization and behavior ... Keywords: Autonomous Systems, Just War Theory, Robots

Peter M. Asaro

2008-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Climatic, biological, and strategic effects of nuclear war. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Natural Resources, Agriculture Research and Environment of the Committee on Science and Technology, House of Representatives, Ninety-Eighth Congress, Second Session, September 12, 1984  

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A panel of experts, including Carl Sagan, Jay Gould, and Edward Teller, testified along with climate and atmospheric science experts from the Soviet Union on the long-term effects of a nuclear war. The scientists warned that such an event could repeat the biological and climatic disruption that ended the age of dinosaurs 65 million years ago. The purpose of the hearing was to inform committee members about the nature and outcome of a nuclear winter. The scientists also described international research programs designed to ascertain these long-term effects. They pointed out that, while the effects of a single explosion are well known, little is known of overlapping effects from multiple explosions. Two appendices with additional material submitted for the record and additional questions and answers follows the testimony.

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1985-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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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,

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Nuclear War. The moral dimension  

SciTech Connect

U.S. nuclear policy has become the target of increasing criticism during the past decade. Critics often argue that the use of nuclear weapons would be irrational, would destroy humankind, and thus could not serve any rational policy goal. Other critics point to the immortality of the use of nuclear weapons. Both groups condemn U.S. military policy. In Nuclear War, James Child considers and rejects both these lines of criticism. He argues that a policy of deterrence can be both rational and moral; that U.S. nuclear policy is, on balance, based on rational and moral foundations. Child examines near-term consequences of a nuclear war and finds them ghastly but not unthinkable or incomparable to the havoc produced by previous wars. He also analyzes long-term consequences, such as those proposed by the ''nuclear winter'' theory, and finds the fear of total annihilation of humankind to be unfounded.

Child, J.W.

1985-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Conscientious objectors during Britain's last popular war  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

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 findings regarding who the conscientious objectors were, what the differences were between the objectors in the second world war and the first world war, and how the objectors in the second war were treated by their government and society. I also present information regarding the various experiences of the objectors during the war and the legal aspects of conscientious objection.

Breech, Allyson

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Wartime Figures (World War II)  

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3. Before joining the Manhattan Project, Enrico Fermi built the world's first nuclear reactor, and had already won a Nobel Prize in part for his discovery of new elements. At Los...

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Evaluation of the neighborhood environment walkability scale in Nigeria  

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Petticrew M: The physical environment and physical activity:BE, Handy SL: Built environment correlates of walking: aBergman P: Neighborhood environments and physical activity

Oyeyemi, Adewale L; Sallis, James F; Deforche, Benedicte; Oyeyemi, Adetoyeje Y; De Bourdeaudhuij, Ilse; Van Dyck, Delfien

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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COMPONENT MODEL APPROACHCOMPONENT MODEL APPROACH ININ MODELING SITE BUILT PRODUCTSMODELING SITE BUILT PRODUCTS  

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BUILT PRODUCTS D. CharlieD. Charlie ururccijaija Center for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (CEERE)Center for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (CEERE) Building Energy Efficiency ProgramBuilding Energy Efficiency Program University of Massachusetts at Amherst, MAUniversity of Massachusetts

Massachusetts at Amherst, University of

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Bus Stop - Environment Connection: Do Characteristics of the Built Environment Correlate with Bus Stop Crime?  

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Correlate with Bus Stop Crime? Robin Liggett Anastasiawith Bus Stop Crime? Robin Liggett Anastasia Loukaitou-Correlate with Bus Stop Crime? Robin Liggett, Anestasia

Liggett, Robin S; Loukaitou-Sideris, Anastasia; Iseki, Hiroyuki

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

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

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

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

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

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Life Redefined: Microbes Built with Arsenic  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Life can survive in many harsh environments, from extreme heat to the presence of deadly chemicals. However, life as we know it has always been based on the same six elements -- carbon, oxygen, nitrogen, hydrogen, sulfur and phosphorus. Now it appears that even this rule has an exception. In the saline and poisonous environment of Mono Lake, researchers have found a bacterium that can grow by incorporating arsenic into its structure in place of phosphorus. X-ray images taken at SLAC's synchrotron light source reveal that this microbe may even use arsenic as a building block for DNA. Please join us as we describe this discovery, which rewrites the textbook description of how living cells work.

Webb, Sam (SLAC and Felisa Wolfe-Simon, NASA and U.S. Geological Survey)

2011-03-22T23:59:59.000Z

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Y-12, the Cold War, and nuclear weapons dismantlement ? Or:...  

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the Cold War, and nuclear weapons dismantlement - Or: The Cold War and nuclear weapons dismantlement (title used in The Oak Ridger) The Cold War heated up over the years with such...

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17.42 Causes and Prevention of War, Spring 2005  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The causes and prevention of interstate war are the central topics of this course. The course goal is to discover and assess the means to prevent or control war. Hence we focus on manipulable or controllable war-causes. ...

Van Evera, Stephen

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17.423 Causes and Prevention of War, Spring 2001  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Examines the causes of war, with a focus on practical measures to prevent and control war. Topics covered include: causes and consequences of national misperception; military strategy and policy as cause of war; US foreign ...

Van Evera, Stephen

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Why the Gulf War still matters: Foreign perspectives on the war and the future of international security. Report No. 16  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This report summarizes the main findings of a Center for National Security Studies (CNSS) project that examined how a number of nations other than the United States have reacted to the course and outcome of the Persian Gulf War of 1991. The project was built around studies of key countries on which the Gulf War might reasonably be expected to have had a significant impact: Argentina, the ASEAN states, Brazil, China, Cuba, Egypt, France, Germany, India, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Libya, North Korea, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, Spain, Syria, Taiwan, the United Kingdom, Vietnam, and the states of the former Yugoslavia. These country studies were written by well-recognized independent experts following a common set of guidelines provided by CNSS. When the country studies were completed, they were reviewed and supplemented through a series of peer assessments and workshops. The report represents a synthesis of material generated through this process, and is intended to stimulate thought and further analysis on the critical topics discussed herein.

Garrity, P.J.

1993-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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City of Seattle - Built Green Grant Program (Washington) | Open...  

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Edit with form History Share this page on Facebook icon Twitter icon City of Seattle - Built Green Grant Program (Washington) This is the approved revision of this page,...

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MAXLAB Built Green for Energy Research | ornl.gov  

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Green Building News - MAXLAB Built Green for Energy Research June 26, 2013 Construction on the 14.3 million Maximum Building Energy Efficiency Research Laboratory (MAXLAB) at Oak...

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High Technology War and 'Surgical Strikes'  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The involvement of computers in modern weaponry is considerable, especially in efforts to improve accuracy. This question of accuracy, and the discourse of 'surgical strikes' associated with high technology weapons in modern war, are examined. Drawing ...

A. K. Bissett

2003-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Computer system reliability and nuclear war  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

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

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The Philippines and a War for Oil  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

have made to use tactical nuclear weapons in such a war.Tactical nuclear weapons are intended for use in battle withUnited States stores nuclear weapons on U.S. bases in the

Schirmer, Daniel Boone

1980-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Early steps in the Cold War  

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steps in the Cold War We think we live in a rapidly changing world today and we do. However, that didn't just begin. Major shifts in technology that affected the entire world also...

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

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This study examines the relationship between British and American officials and the fifty-five Wehrmacht general officers who were held as prisoners of war in the United States during World War II. This relationship transformed as the war developed and new national security concerns emerged in the immediate postwar era. As largely evidenced by the records of the United States War Department and the British War Office, the transformation of this relationship illustrates two important points. First, despite some similarities, the respective priorities of British and American authorities regarding their POW general officers differed significantly. British officials consistently interrogated and eavesdropped on all of their senior officer prisoners, primarily seeking operational and tactical intelligence to aid the Allied war effort. By contrast, American officials initially had little regard for the value of Wehrmacht general officer POWs. Second, by the end of the war, admiration for the prowess of German officers and the German military tradition in particular, coupled with anxiety about Soviet intentions and the strength of the Red Army, drove Washington into a collaborative relationship with many of the Wehrmacht general officers in its custody. The evolution of America's national security concerns in the years immediately following the end of World War II impacted its policy governing the treatment of high-ranking prisoners of war.

Mallett, Derek Ray

2009-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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WAR DEPARTaMMeNT  

Office of Legacy Management (LM)

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 .:;

97

Glossary on the environmental impact of a nuclear war. Technical note  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The glossary defines a number of words, expressions, and acronyms used in the description of the impact of nuclear war on the environment, and associated issues. Selected additional words related to the problems of armaments, disarmament, and nuclear war in general were also added for convenience, although terms and expressions specifically related to the medical aspects of the problem were not included. The glossary is an enlarged and updated version of the glossary that was published as part of the SCOPE-Enuwar study on the same subject, and published by Wiley (Pittock et al., 1986).

Verstraete, M.M.

1986-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

98

Enhanced product realization techniques using as-built and model reconstruction technologies  

SciTech Connect

Los Alamos National Laboratory`s Center for Advanced Engineering Technology has developed a product realization process designed to enhance the complexity and comprehensiveness of the information fed back to the designer after the analytical and manufacturing operations have been completed. This process uses principles of As-Built Engineering and Model Reconstruction in a Models Based Engineering environment, allowing optimization in the manufacturing and assembly operations and providing information as to the As-Built configuration to engineering and physics designers for evaluation. As-Built Engineers is a product realization methodology founded on the notion that life-cycle engineering should be based on what is actually produced and not on what is nominally designed. It enables customization in mass production environments and questions nominal based methods of engineering. Model Reconstruction provides the capability of subjecting a design to adverse conditions within the computer aided environment and building a stereolithography model and simulated radiograph from the analytical finite element information of the simulated damaged part. Models Based Engineering is an information management tool and a key driver toward the development of adaptive product realization infrastructures. It encompasses the breadth of engineering information, from concept through design to product application.

Dolin, R.M.; Hefele, J.; Tsai, C.S.; Maes, G.J.

1995-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

99

NEWASH AND TECUMSETH: ANALYSIS OF TWO POST-WAR OF 1812 VESSELS ON THE GREAT LAKES  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

In 1953 the tangled, skeletal remains of a ship were pulled from the small harbor of Penetanguishene, Ontario. Local historians had hoped to raise the hull of a War of 1812 veteran, but the vessel pulled from the depths did not meet the criteria. Identified as H.M. Schooner Tecumseth, the vessel was built just after the War of 1812 had ended. Historical research of Tecumseth and her sister ship Newash, which remained in Penetanguishene harbor, illuminated the ships? shadowy past. Conceived and built after the war, the vessels sailed for only two years before being rendered obsolete by the terms of the Rush-Bagot disarmament agreement. Nevertheless, the two vessels offer a unique perspective from which to view the post-war period on the Great Lakes. The schooners? hulls were interpreted and analyzed using archaeological evidence. A theoretical rigging reconstruction was created, using contemporary texts and documentary evidence of the ships themselves. Architectural hull analysis was carried out to explore the nature of these vessels. From these varied approaches, a conception of Newash and Tecumseth has emerged, revealing ways in which the hulls were designed to fulfill their specific duties. The hulls were sharp, yet had capacious cargo areas. The rigs combined square-rigged and fore-and-aft sails for maximum flexibility. The designs of the hulls and rigging also reflect predominant attitudes of the period, in which naval vessels on the lakes gave way to merchant craft. Taken as a whole, Tecumseth and Newash illustrate how ships, while fluid in the nature of their work, are also singular entities that truly encapsulate a specific point in time and place.

Gordon, Leeanne E.

2009-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

100

Microsoft Word - S01902_As Built Report.doc  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

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

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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

102

A re-connection : modeling built works after natural systems  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The constructed world is full of built works that consume energy and emit unusable waste. This is fostered by the act of 'masking' the true situation and the lack of embedded feedback, associated with the destructive ...

Griffith, Laurie Anne, 1973-

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

103

JEA- Green Built Homes of Florida Builder Rebate Program  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

'''The Green Built Homes of Florida Program has been discontinued as of July 31, 2012. Builder may request a rebate for new construction properties which have been issued permits by 5 p.m. July 31,...

104

Knowledge Capital: How Knowledge-Based Enterprises are Really Built  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

From the Publisher:"Knowledge Capital: How Knowledge-Based Enterprises Really Get Built begins by defining the parameters of knowledge management and intellectual capital. An important task of a modern organization is to create an integrated strategy ...

Jay L. Chatzkel

2003-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

105

Expert Meeting Report: Advanced Envelope Research for Factory Built Housing  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This report provides information about the expert meeting on advanced envelope research for factory built housing, hosted by the ARIES Collaborative on October 11, 2011, in Phoenix, Arizona. The goals of this meeting were to provide a comprehensive solution to the use of three previously selected advanced alternatives for factory-built wall construction, assess each option focusing on major issues relating to viability and commercial potential, and determine additional steps are required to reach this potential.

Levy, E.; Mullens, M.; Tompos, E.; Kessler, B.; Rath, P.

2012-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

106

Carbon War Room | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

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":""}]}

107

Nuclear weapons, nuclear effects, nuclear war  

SciTech Connect

This paper provides a brief and mostly non-technical description of the militarily important features of nuclear weapons, of the physical phenomena associated with individual explosions, and of the expected or possible results of the use of many weapons in a nuclear war. Most emphasis is on the effects of so-called ``strategic exchanges.``

Bing, G.F.

1991-08-20T23:59:59.000Z

108

War women: a motivating legacy enhanced  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Motivated by the need for strong female depictions in our culture, as well as the desire to research and pay tribute to the women workers of World War II, the author initiated the War Women project as the focus of this thesis. The objective of the project was to create a series of large-scale paintings of the women defense workers of World War II that could be used to pass down these women?s motivating legacy and reveal its contemporary context. To begin the project, nine historical photographs were chosen as source material for an original set of nine paintings. A problem arose when attempting to paint these images because the photographs chosen were low in resolution, leaving them vague and undefined. Though sufficient for creating the basic idea for a painting, the chosen photographs needed to be enhanced and re-created to become useful source material for the series of representational paintings. To enhance the images, props and models were found, photographed, and, in one instance, three-dimensionally modeled to replace their counterparts in the original photograph. Digital techniques like compositing, colorizing, and color correcting were essential tools for reinventing the source material. The resulting images were adequate source material for the series of nine paintings completed for the War Women project.

House, Felice

2005-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

109

WDTS Application & Review System (WARS) Mentor Manual  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

WDTS Application & Review System (WARS) Mentor Manual #12;2 Table of Contents How To Log #12;3 Logging into the WDTS Mentor Portal To access the WDTS Mentor Portal, you must first have will be sent to your Lab email address · This email will be from wdts.dev@orau.org with the email subject line

Eisen, Michael

110

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

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

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

111

Tools from the French and Indian War sloop Boscawen  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The 115-ton sloop Boscaweit was built by the British to drive the French from Lake Champlain near the end of the French and Indian War. She helped to defeat the French fleet in 1759 and took part in amphibious operations the next year against the French fort of lieaux-Noix at the north end of Lake Champlain. Part of her duties included moving men and matdriel for the British Army. The usefulness of the land-locked warship declined rapidly at the end of hostilities and, stripped of her armament and rigging, she sank at her moorings in the King's Shipyard near Fort Ticonderoga. The remains of the Boscawen were discovered in 1983 during a survey sponsored by the Champlain Maritime Society. Archaeological excavation of the hull in 1984 and 1985 revealed a surprisingly large number of artifacts. Tools represented a small but diverse segment of the total artifact assemblage. Few tools from the Boscaweii are comparable to the ship's carpenter's and shipwright's tools commonly associated with shipwrecks. Instead, the tools represent types which were commonly used by eighteenth-century armies for fortification, siegework, and fatigue duties. Both the French and British armies used large numbers of these types of tools along the shores of Lake Champlain. The crew of the Boscawen may have used some of the tools but most were probably some form of cargo, either usable tools for the British Army or scrap iron collected at British and French sites.

Grant, David Mitchell

1996-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

112

Sustainable and Energy Efficient Urban and Built Infrastructure Development: Opportunities  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

loads); less than half of typical German energy usage and a third of those in U.S. · Most buildings have energy buildings · The buildings typically targeted energy intensity of 100 kWh/m2/year (excludes plugSustainable and Energy Efficient Urban and Built Infrastructure Development: Opportunities

de Weck, Olivier L.

113

The Cold War is over. What now?  

SciTech Connect

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.

1995-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

114

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

115

MINUTES - ACCEPTANCE MEETING FOR LHC MAGNETS BUILT AT BNL  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

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,

116

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

E-Print Network (OSTI)

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

117

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

E-Print Network (OSTI)

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

118

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

E-Print Network (OSTI)

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

119

SCHOOl OF THE BUIlT ENVIRONmENT 35128 Undergraduate Prospectus `10  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

recommended by the Char- tered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) with an average lamp output

Singer, Jeremy

120

The Causal Relationship between the Built Environment and Personal Travel Choice: Evidence from Northern California  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

characteristics Street light improvements Attitudewas changed. BE. Street light improvements increasedPainter (1996) found that street light improvements in three

Cao, XinYu

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Seven: Protecting Against Transit Crime: The Importance of the Built Environment  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

and Design of On-Street Light Rail Transit Stations,lighting. Although on-street location of light-rail stations

Liggett, Robin; Loukaitou-Sideris, Anastasia; Iseki, Hiroyuki

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

122

The Causal Relationship between the Built Environment and Personal Travel Choice: Evidence from Northern California  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

volume after dark Street light improvements Not availablewas changed. BE. Street light improvements increasedPainter (1996) found that street light improvements in three

Cao, Xinyu

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

123

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

E-Print Network (OSTI)

ASHRAEs Technical Committee (TC 2.1) in charge of Standard 55 initiated a programme of field validation experiments in vari- ous climate zones

de Dear, Richard; Brager, Gail

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

124

Seven: Protecting Against Transit Crime: The Importance of the Built Environment  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Block (1995). Space, Place, and Crime: Hot Spot Areas andHot Places of Liquor- Related Crime, in J. Eck and D.Weisburd (eds. ) Crime and Place, Monsey, NY: Willow Tree

Liggett, Robin; Loukaitou-Sideris, Anastasia; Iseki, Hiroyuki

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

125

Emerging Technologies in the Built Environment: Geographic Information Science (GIS), 3D Printing, and Additive Manufacturing  

SciTech Connect

Abstract 1: Geographic information systems emerged as a computer application in the late 1960s, led in part by projects at ORNL. The concept of a GIS has shifted through time in response to new applications and new technologies, and is now part of a much larger world of geospatial technology. This presentation discusses the relationship of GIS and estimating hourly and seasonal energy consumption profiles in the building sector at spatial scales down to the individual parcel. The method combines annual building energy simulations for city-specific prototypical buildings and commonly available geospatial data in a GIS framework. Abstract 2: This presentation focuses on 3D printing technologies and how they have rapidly evolved over the past couple of years. At a basic level, 3D printing produces physical models quickly and easily from 3D CAD, BIM (Building Information Models), and other digital data. Many AEC firms have adopted 3D printing as part of commercial building design development and project delivery. This presentation includes an overview of 3D printing, discusses its current use in building design, and talks about its future in relation to the HVAC industry. Abstract 3: This presentation discusses additive manufacturing and how it is revolutionizing the design of commercial and residential facilities. Additive manufacturing utilizes a broad range of direct manufacturing technologies, including electron beam melting, ultrasonic, extrusion, and laser metal deposition for rapid prototyping. While there is some overlap with the 3D printing talk, this presentation focuses on the materials aspect of additive manufacturing and also some of the more advanced technologies involved with rapid prototyping. These technologies include design of carbon fiber composites, lightweight metals processing, transient field processing, and more.

New, Joshua Ryan [ORNL

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

126

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

E-Print Network (OSTI)

occupancy pattern and climate zone. A recent researchin many moderate climate zones of the world. Keywordsbuilding types, all climate zones, and all popu- lations (

de Dear, Richard; Brager, Gail

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

127

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

E-Print Network (OSTI)

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

128

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

E-Print Network (OSTI)

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 of multi-agent systems for autonomous flexible operation of building services systems to obtain overall improvement energy efficiency and comfort. Multi-agent systems have proven to be successful in many applications to detach the timely interdependencies between systems and applications and come to a decentralize approach. In this study a multi-agent system (MAS) is developed to control and manage building services systems. A case study on an existing building system pointed out that energy consumption is reduced of a central air conditioning unit and local heating and cooling units with help of the proposed market driven multi-agent system, while maintaining comfort within the bands of user preferences. Furthermore it can be concluded that the system adapts to the dynamic changing situation and amount of momentary available resources.

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

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

129

Near-Source Modeling of Transportation Emissions in Built Environments Surrounding Major Arterials  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

6 th St. 6/30/08 6 th St. Pasadena 7/23/08 Colorado Blvd.7/25/08 Colorado Blvd.7/29/08 Colorado Blvd. (W) (W) (SW) (S) (SW) (SW) (SE) (

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

130

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

E-Print Network (OSTI)

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

131

The relationship between rail transit ridership and built environment and transportation system  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Public transportation is an effective tool to tackle many urban transportation problems. Due to its higher capacity and reliability, rail transit often serves as the main means to connect major trip origins and destinations ...

Chen, Szu-han

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

132

Market opportunities for local renewable heating systems in the built environment.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??This research provides insight in the potential of local renewable heating systems. Local renewable heating systems are energy installations that make use of a renewable (more)

Van Meurs, W.M.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

133

Welcome to Black Rock City: Ephemeral Homes, Built Environments, and Participatory Negotiations  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

York: Columbia University Press. Burning Man. 2012. http://The Organization Behind the Burning Man Event. Chicago: TheBrian. 2004. This is Burning Man: The Rise of the New

Rohrmeier, Kerry D.; Melia, Francine

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

134

The New Suburbs: Evolving travel behavior, the built environment, and subway investments in Mexico City  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

of Rail Transit Accessibility. Transportation Researchrail station boardings in the United States. Transportation ResearchRail Transit Impacts on Land Use: Evidence from Shanghai, China. Transportation Research

Guerra, Erick

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

135

The New Suburbs: Evolving travel behavior, the built environment, and subway investment in Mexico City  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

of Rail Transit Accessibility. Transportation Researchrail station boardings in the United States. Transportation ResearchRail Transit Impacts on Land Use: Evidence from Shanghai, China. Transportation Research

Guerra, Erick Strom

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

136

The New Suburbs: Evolving travel behavior, the built environment, and subway investment in Mexico City  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

America: Analyzing Mexico Citys peri-urban hinterland.making in the Valley of Mexico. Third World Planning Review,D. (1994). Urban Leviathan: Mexico City in the Twentieth

Guerra, Erick Strom

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

137

The New Suburbs: Evolving travel behavior, the built environment, and subway investments in Mexico City  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

America: Analyzing Mexico Citys peri-urban hinterland.making in the Valley of Mexico. Third World Planning Review,D. (1994). Urban Leviathan: Mexico City in the Twentieth

Guerra, Erick Strom

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

138

The New Suburbs: Evolving travel behavior, the built environment, and subway investments in Mexico City  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

making in the Valley of Mexico. Third World Planning Review,Estimation of Road Traffic Demand Elasticities for MexicoCity, Mexico. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the

Guerra, Erick

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

139

Evolving travel behavior, the built environment, and subway investments in Mexico City By  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Mexico City is a suburban metropolis, yet most of its suburbs would be unfamiliar to urbanists accustomed to thinking about US metropolitan regions. Mexico Citys suburbs are densely populatednot thinly settledand its residents rely primarily on informal transit rather than privately-owned automobiles for their daily transportation. These types of dense and transitdependent suburbs have emerged as the fastest-growing form of human settlement in cities throughout Latin America, Asia, and Africa. Wealthier and at a later stage in its economic development than other developing-world metropolises, Mexico City is a compelling place to investigate the effects of rising incomes, increased car ownership, and transit investments in the dense, peripheral areas that have grown rapidly around informal transit in the past decades, and is a bellwether for cities like Dakar, Cairo, Lima, and Jakarta. I begin this dissertation with a historical overview of the demographic, economic, and political trends that have helped shape existing urban form, transportation infrastructure, and travel behavior in Mexico City. Despite an uptick in car ownership and use, most households both urban and suburbancontinue to rely on public transportation. Furthermore, suburban Mexico City has lower rates of car ownership and use than its central areas. In subsequent

Erick Strom Guerra; Erick Strom Guerra; Erick Strom; Guerra Abstract; Erick Strom Guerra

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

140

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

E-Print Network (OSTI)

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

Distributed virtual environment scalability and security  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

here. I define a virtual environment (VE) as a computer simulation typically involving space and time. This definitely restricts our examination to computerized systems, where otherwise it could rightly include war simulations going back thousands... in the Manhattan Project to model nuclear detonation, implementing a narrowly scoped, non-real-time virtual environment. In subsequent years computer capacity has grown, and with it the scope and responsiveness of virtual environments. VEs are still used...

Miller, John

2011-11-08T23:59:59.000Z

142

Conquering Women: Women and War in the German Cultural Imagination  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Reporting of Rape in Bosnia-Herzegovina, 1992-93, raisedWar Against Women in Bosnia-Herzegovina (Omaha: Uni- versitythe conflict in Bosnia- Herzegovina. Feminist philosophers,

Sy-Quia, Hilary Collier; Baackmann, Susanne

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

143

LPG dealers, manufacturers report diverse effects of recession and war  

SciTech Connect

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

144

Advanced Envelope Research for Factory-Built Housing  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

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

145

Ductless Heat Pump Applications in Factory Built Housing  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

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

146

The Effect of War and Its Aftermath on Land Use and Land Cover in Jinotega, Nicaragua  

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Return Outcomes in Bosnia- Herzegovina a Decade Beyond War.Agricultural Land in Bosnia-Herzegovina After the 1992-1995was seen after the Bosnia-Herzegovina war when the war left

Zeledon, Esther Beatriz

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

147

Expert Meeting Report: Advanced Envelope Research for Factory Built Housing  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

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,

148

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.

149

Smoke Wars: Anaconda Copper, Montana Air Pollution, and the Courts, 1890-1920  

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Review: Smoke Wars: Anaconda Copper, Montana Air Pollution,Donald MacMillan. Smoke Wars: Anaconda Copper, Montana AirWashoe Copper Company and Anaconda Copper Mining Company).

Stirling, Dale A.

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

150

Qualitatitive description : light in the urban environment  

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The quality of our built environment is difficult to describe and to regulate; using light as an example, this thesis develops a descriptive framework using elementary, dynamic and connective forms. The combination of these ...

Stuebing, Susan

1986-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

151

The post-war Middle East  

SciTech Connect

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

152

Built-in-test by signature inspection (bitsi)  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A system and method for fault detection for electronic circuits. A stimulus generator sends a signal to the input of the circuit under test. Signature inspection logic compares the resultant signal from test nodes on the circuit to an expected signal. If the signals do not match, the signature inspection logic sends a signal to the control logic for indication of fault detection in the circuit. A data input multiplexer between the test nodes of the circuit under test and the signature inspection logic can provide for identification of the specific node at fault by the signature inspection logic. Control logic responsive to the signature inspection logic conveys information about fault detection for use in determining the condition of the circuit. When used in conjunction with a system test controller, the built-in test by signature inspection system and method can be used to poll a plurality of circuits automatically and continuous for faults and record the results of such polling in the system test controller.

Bergeson, Gary C. (Idaho Falls, ID); Morneau, Richard A. (Idaho Falls, ID)

1991-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

153

Built-in-test by signature inspection (BITSI)  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A system and method for fault detection for electronic circuits. A stimulus generator sends a signal to the input of the circuit under test. Signature inspection logic compares the resultant signal from test nodes on the circuit to an expected signal. If the signals do not match, the signature inspection logic sends a signal to the control logic for indication of fault detection in the circuit. A data input multiplexer between the test nodes of the circuit under test and the signature inspection logic can provide for identification of the specific node at fault by the signature inspection logic. Control logic responsive to the signature inspection logic conveys information about fault detection for use in determining the condition of the circuit. When used in conjunction with a system test controller, the built-in test by signature inspection system and method can be used to poll a plurality of circuits automatically and continuous for faults and record the results of such polling in the system test controller. 10 figs., 3 tabs.

Bergeson, G.C.; Morneau, R.A.

1989-03-27T23:59:59.000Z

154

The Manhattan Project: Science in the Second World War  

SciTech Connect

The Manhattan Project: Science in the Second World War'' is a short history of the origins and development of the American atomic bomb program during World War II. Beginning with the scientific developments of the pre-war years, the monograph details of the role of the United States government in conducting a secret, nationwide enterprise that took science from the laboratory and into combat with an entirely new type of weapon. The monograph concludes with a discussion of the immediate postwar period, the debate over the Atomic Energy Act of 1946, and the founding of the Atomic Energy Commission.

Gosling, F.G.

1990-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

155

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

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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...

156

Visualization Design Environment  

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Improvements in the performance and capabilities of computer software and hardware system, combined with advances in Internet technologies, have spurred innovative developments in the area of modeling, simulation and visualization. These developments combine to make it possible to create an environment where engineers can design, prototype, analyze, and visualize components in virtual space, saving the time and expenses incurred during numerous design and prototyping iterations. The Visualization Design Centers located at Sandia National Laboratories are facilities built specifically to promote the ''design by team'' concept. This report focuses on designing, developing and deploying this environment by detailing the design of the facility, software infrastructure and hardware systems that comprise this new visualization design environment and describes case studies that document successful application of this environment.

Pomplun, A.R.; Templet, G.J.; Jortner, J.N.; Friesen, J.A.; Schwegel, J.; Hughes, K.R.

1999-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

157

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

158

21H.126 America in Depression and War, Spring 2003  

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The Great Depression and World War II permanently changed American politics and society. Topics include: the Great Crash, the New Deal, Roosevelt, the home front, the Normandy Invasion, and the atomic bomb. Explores those ...

Jacobs, Meg

159

Bug Wars: a competitive exercise to find bugs in code  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Software bugs are a common problem that students encounter in any Computer Science program. "Bug Wars" is a fun and competitive class exercise for student teams to identify bugs in code. To prepare for the competition, the instructor provides several ...

Renee Bryce

2011-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

160

DEMOCRACY OVER A BARREL: OIL, REGIME CHANGE AND WAR  

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have declared war on the foreign oil companies they hold2004. Saving Iraq from Its Oil, Foreign Affairs, 77.Oil states are honey pots ones to be raided by all actors, foreign and

Karl, Terry

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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161

A Meteorological Reanalysis for the 1991 Gulf War  

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In support of the Department of Defense's Gulf War Illness study, the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) has performed global and mesoscale meteorological reanalyses to provide a quantitative atmospheric characterization of the Persian Gulf region ...

Jainn J. Shi; Simon W. Chang; Teddy R. Holt; Timothy F. Hogan; Douglas L. Westphal

2004-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

162

War Signals: A Theory of Trade, Trust and Conflict  

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, the civil war has resulted in the breakdown of the traditional economic arrangements between nomads and farmers regulating 5"On the Moradabad riots of 1980: The higher wages in the brass industry and entrepreneurship brought about not only greater prosperity...

Rohner, Dominic; Thoenig, Mathias; Zilibotti, Fabrizio

2011-03-15T23:59:59.000Z

163

Deserting Gender: A Feminist Rhetorical Approach to Vietnam War Novels  

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Female characters and references to femininity throughout American war literature disrupt discursive and biological divisions of the masculine and feminine. In examining gender and war literature over the twentieth century, I propose an alternative genealogy of American war literature in which narratives since the end of the nineteenth century initiate two related patterns of gender representation that Vietnam War literature dramatically expands: they critique aggression, camaraderie, and heroism, rejecting these traditional sites of masculinity through desertion narratives, and they harness sentimentality, domesticity, motherhood, and penetration, embracing these traditional sites of femininity in ways that disrupt gender norms. By examining these sites of cross-gender identification through psychoanalytic, rhetorical, and feminist methods, I argue that narratives by Stephen Crane, Ernest Hemingway, Kurt Vonnegut, Tim O'Brien, Stephen Wright, and Larry Heinemann reveal the power of contemporary redefinitions of gender by absorbing feminist discourse into the performance of masculinity.

Womack, Anne-Marie

2011-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

164

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

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Exploring Puritanical cultural habits in the 21st century American military, the following study focuses on U.S. Army courts-martial in the Global War on Terrorism. The study uses Emile Durkheim's original sociological interpretation of crime and deviance. That interpretation is linked with responsibility as described by Durkheim's follower Paul Fauconnet in Responsibility: A Study in Sociology ([1928] 1978) and with a new cultural reading of Max Weber's The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism ([1905] 1976). The study is an inductive, descriptive examination of the Puritanical aspects of American military culture based on its treatment of acts labeled as deviant and criminal in the Global War on Terrorism. Four sets of war crimes are included in the study: Abu Ghraib (which occurred in Iraq in 2004), Operation Iron Triangle (which occurred in Iraq in 2006), the Baghdad canal killings (which occurred in Iraq in 2007), and the Maywand District killings (which occurred in Afghanistan in 2010). My data include primary data collected through participation and observation as a consultant for courts-martial related to all the cases except Abu Ghraib. Records of trial, investigation reports, charge sheets, sworn statements, and other documentation are also included in the study as secondary data sources. The study illuminates how unconscious, Puritan cultural habits color and shape both military actions and their perceptions. I explore Puritanism and its influence on military law, responsibility, revenge, "magic" (in its sociological sense), and narcissism. The study concludes with observations and recommendations for changes in U.S. military law.

Lorenzo, Ronald

2012-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

165

The AEF way of war: the American army and combat in the First World War  

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Many scholars of the First World War have examined the European armies in new ways that have shown not only how those armies actually fought along the Western Front, but how they changed their ideas and methods over time, and why they fought the way they did. This dissertation does the same for the American Expeditionary Forces (AEF). It examines how four AEF divisions (the 1st, 2nd, 26th, and 77th) planned and conducted their battles, what they learned about modern combat in those battles, and how they adapted their doctrine, tactics, and other operational methods during the war. Although this dissertation describes AEF training and operations, its focus is on ideas and methods, and the changes in both during the war. It shows that when the United States joined the war in 1917, the U.S. Army was doctrinally unprepared for the industrial combat of the Western Front. It demonstrates that General John J. Pershing and other AEF leaders accepted this inadequate prewar doctrine, with only minor modification, as the official doctrine of the AEF. Many early American attacks suffered from these unrealistic ideas, which retained too much faith in the infantry rifleman on a battlefield dominated by artillery, machine guns, and barbed wire. However, this dissertation also shows that AEF divisions adjusted their doctrine, tactics, and other operational methods, as they fought. Experienced divisions prepared more comprehensive attack plans, employed more flexible infantry formations, and maximized firepower to seize limited objectives. Although some of these adaptations were accepted by senior officers at AEF General Headquarters (GHQ), the American First Army, and the various corps, the lessons seem to have been learned first, and best, by officers and men within the combat divisions. Often the extent of these changes reduced the operational relevance of senior officers at GHQ, including Pershing, many of whom failed to make the same doctrinal adjustments. In short, this study exposes the battle of ideas waged within the AEF, between those who adhered to the traditional, human-centered ideas of the prewar army and those who increasingly appreciated the modern, industrial ideas then prevalent in the European armies.

Grotelueschen, Mark Ethan

2003-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

166

Geophysical background and as-built target characteristics  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The US Department of Energy (DOE) Grand Junction Projects Office (GJPO) has provided a facility for DOE, other Government agencies, and the private sector to evaluate and document the utility of specific geophysical measurement techniques for detecting and defining cultural and environmental targets. This facility is the Rabbit Valley Geophysics Performance Evaluation Range (GPER). Geophysical surveys prior to the fiscal year (FY) 1994 construction of new test cells showed the primary test area to be relatively homogeneous and free from natural or man-made artifacts, which would generate spurious responses in performance evaluation data. Construction of nine new cell areas in Rabbit Valley was completed in June 1994 and resulted in the emplacement of approximately 150 discrete targets selected for their physical and electrical properties. These targets and their geophysical environment provide a broad range of performance evaluation parameters from ``very easy to detect`` to ``challenging to the most advanced systems.`` Use of nonintrusive investigative techniques represents a significant improvement over intrusive characterization methods, such as drilling or excavation, because there is no danger of exposing personnel to possible hazardous materials and no risk of releasing or spreading contamination through the characterization activity. Nonintrusive geophysical techniques provide the ability to infer near-surface structure and waste characteristics from measurements of physical properties associated with those targets.

Allen, J.W.

1994-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

167

Enhancing Control of Built Assets through Computer Aided Design - Past, Present and Emerging Trends  

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This paper presents the trends in Computer aided drafting and design within the Architecture, Engineering, Construction and Operations (AECO) industry by examining past, present and emerging technologies, standards, deliverables and stakeholders involved. The use of Computer Aided Design (CAD) has evolved from the drawing board in the pre 1970s, through two dimensional CAD in the 1980s to three dimensional CAD in the 1990s. In the year 2000 Building Information Modelling (BIM) became increasingly popular but there have been significant barriers to its adoption, few of them being interoperability and the lack of involvement of key stakeholders. To overcome these and progress to an Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) ecosystem, it is recommended that the industry should engage property owners and policy makers who can influence the sustained use of interoperable products and processes in the built environment. The acronym CAD has been widely used in the industry as Computer aided- design but in this essay, CAD has been used to reflect the use of computers for drafting, design, analysis, simulation and collaboration.

Oommen, C.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

168

When was the last refinery built in the United States? - FAQ ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

When was the last refinery built in the United States? There were a total of 143 operable petroleum refineries in the United States as of January 1, 2013.

169

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

171

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

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

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

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

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.

173

Middle East future line plans muddled following Gulf War  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper reports that the recent Gulf War has left the middle East in an awkward situation on current and future pipe line projects. Much of Kuwait's production capacity was destroyed and its ability to regain its previous position as an oil producer in the Middle East in the near term is questionable. Iraq's production remains severely curtailed by international agreement. Saudi Arabia and the other Middle Eastern states continue to produce at the higher than normal levels instigated in the early days of the crisis. The continuing efforts to bring the Kuwait oilfields under control, coupled with ongoing excessive production by some Middle eastern countries and the world response to Sadam Hussein's questionable intentions leave the Middle East pipe line construction picture muddled. The war forestalled pipe line projects in Kuwait and Iraq and many of the planned projects now are questionable. In other areas of the Middle East, the war may have firmed tentative plans for pipe line construction.

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1991-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

174

Manhattan Project: The Cold War, 1945-1990  

Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI)

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.

175

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

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

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

176

Wartime Rape and Sexual Violence : A qualitative analysis of perpetrators of sexual violence during the war in Bosnia and Herzegovina.  

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??Sexual war violence is a contemporary, prevalent and brutal weapon of war. Most research in this area focuses exclusively on the experiences of the female (more)

Houge, Anette Bringedal

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

177

The Iraq War and the Post Vietnam Narrative: Culture and Change in the U.S. Army, 2005-2007.  

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??The Iraq War was an era of crisis and change within the U.S. Army. The failure of the army to adapt to the war revealed (more)

Chastain, William

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

178

Community, Environment  

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Environment community-environmentassetsimagesicon-community.jpg Community, Environment Our good neighbor pledge: to contribute to quality of life in Northern New Mexico...

179

Post-September 11: Computers, ethics and war  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper considers the moral responsibility of computer scientists with respect to weapons development in post-911 America. It does so by looking at the doctrine of jus in bello as exemplified in four scenarios. It argues that the traditional doctrine ... Keywords: arms race, civil disobedience, computer scientists, just war, mass disruption, moral responsibility

Richard T. De George

2004-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

180

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

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

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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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

182

Bangladesh Liberation War, 1971 By: Alburuj Razzaq Rahman  

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, Ohio The Bangladesh Liberation War in 1971 was for independence from Pakistan. India and Pakistan got independence from the British rule in 1947. Pakistan was formed for the Muslims and India had a majority of Hindus. Pakistan had two parts, East and West, which were separated by about 1,000 miles. East Pakistan

Nahar, Sultana Nurun

183

"Angola Is Not Just about Oil, War and Poverty": Reflections on Angolan Soccer, Nationalism and the Run to the 2006 World Cup Finals  

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only for its prodigious oil reserves, protracted civil war (for its prodigious oil reserves, protracted civil war (1975-

Cleveland, Todd

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

184

Ira Helfand, MD International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War  

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of studies have shown that a limited, regional nuclear war between India and Pakistan would cause significantIra Helfand, MD International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War Physicians for Social Responsibility NUCLEAR FAMINE: A BILLION PEOPLE AT RISK Global Impacts of Limited Nuclear War on Agriculture

Robock, Alan

185

Impacts of a nuclear war in South Asia on rice production in Mainland China  

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+Business Media B.V. 2012 Abstract A regional nuclear war between India and Pakistan with a 5 Tg black carbonImpacts of a nuclear war in South Asia on rice production in Mainland China Lili Xia & Alan Robock agricultural simulation model to simulate regional nuclear war impacts on rice yield in 24 provinces in China

Robock, Alan

186

Global Famine after a Regional Nuclear War1 , Alan Robock1  

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#12;2 Abstract17 A regional nuclear war between India and Pakistan could decrease global surface181 Global Famine after a Regional Nuclear War1 2 3 Lili Xia1 , Alan Robock1 , Michael Mills2 of Nuclear War, Somerville, Massachusetts, USA10 11 12 Submitted to Earth's Future13 October, 201314 15 16

Robock, Alan

187

Impacts of a nuclear war in South Asia on rice production in Mainland China  

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A regional nuclear war between India and Pakistan with a 5 Tg black carbon injection into the upperImpacts of a nuclear war in South Asia on rice production in Mainland China Lili Xia & Alan Robock to simulate regional nuclear war impacts on rice yield in 24 provinces in China. We first evaluated the model

Robock, Alan

188

Inventory optimization in a retail multi-echelon environment  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The objective of the study is to find an optimal inventory distribution in a retail three-echelon environment, consisting of a supplier, a DC, and stores. An inventory model is built by replicating the echelons' periodic, ...

Arkaresvimun, Rintiya

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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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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The Costs of War with Iran: An Intelligence Preparation of the Battlefield  

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This paper describes the possible Iranian responses to American or Israeli air strikes. Using the U.S. Armys analytical tool, Intelligence Preparation of the Battlefield, it will define the operational environment of a war with Iran, and describe Irans terrain broadly. The paper describes how Irans military has adopted asymmetric tactics to defeat conventionally superior enemies, like America. Using this background, I will lay out the courses of action available to Iran at sea, air, ground, in other countries and by conducting terrorism around the globe. (Portions of this article appeared in individual posts on my website, On Violence, but have been significantly rewritten for this paper.)

Michael Cummings; Eric Cummings

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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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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Going Paranoid from the Cold War to the Post-Cold War: Conspiracy Fiction of DeLillo, Didion, and Silko  

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This dissertation proposes to examine the conspiracy narratives of Don DeLillo, Joan Didion, and Leslie Marmon Silko that retell American experience with the Cold War and its culture of paranoia for the last half of the twentieth century. Witnessing the resurgence of Cold War paranoia and its dramatic twilight during the period from late 70s to mid-80s and the sudden advent of the post-Cold War era that has provoked a volatile mixture of euphoria and melancholia, the work of DeLillo, Didion, and Silko explores the changing mode of Cold War paranoid epistemology and contemplates its conditions of narrative possibility in the post-Cold War era. From his earlier novels such as Players, The Names, and Mao II to his latest novel about 9/11 Falling Man, DeLillo has interrogated how the American paradigm of paranoid national self-fashioning envisioned by Cold War liberals stands up to its equally paranoid post-Cold War nemesis, terrorism. In his epic dramatization of Cold War history in Underworld, DeLillo mythologizes the doomed sense of paranoid connectivity and collective belonging experienced during the Cold War era. In doing so, DeLillo attempts to contain the uncertainty and instability of the post-Cold War or what Francis Fukuyama calls "post-historical" landscape of global cognitive mapping within the nostalgically secured memory of the American crowd who had lived the paranoid history of the Cold War. In her novels that investigate the history of American involvements in the Third World from Eisenhower through Kennedy to Reagan, Didion employs the minimalist narrative style to curb, extenuate, or condense the paranoid narratives of Cold War imperial romance most recently exemplified in the Iran-Contra conspiracy. In her latest Cold War romance novel The Last Thing He Wanted, Didion reassesses her earlier narrative tactic of "calculated ellipsis" employed in A Book of Common Prayer and Democracy and seeks to commemorate individual romances behind the spectacles of Cold War myth of frontier. Departing from the rhetoric of "hybrid patriotism" in Ceremony, a Native American story of spiritual healing and lyricism that works to appease white paranoia and guilt associated with the atomic bomb, Silko in Almanac of the Dead seeks to subvert the paranoid regime of Cold War imperialism inflicted upon Native Americans and Third World subjects by mobilizing alternative conspiracy narratives from the storytelling tradition of Native American spirituality. Silko?s postnational spiritual conspiracy gestures toward a global cognitive mapping beyond the American Cold War paradigm of "paranoid oneworldedness".

Lew, Seung

2009-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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

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Fault tree handbook (NUREG-0492). United States Nuclearfor nuclear power plants (NUREG/CR-2300). United Statesfuture plant licensing (NUREG-1860). United States Nuclear

Mieler, Michael

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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

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Tierney, K. (2009). Disaster response: Research findings andmost crucial to disaster response and recovery because theyless critical to the disaster response and recovery process.

Mieler, Michael

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The need for a new approach : analysis of the built environment of informal settlements and public housing policy in Egypt  

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Rapid urbanization in Egypt has brought on excessive demand for urban housing . The government agencies' attempt to satisfy this demand by the conventional means of public housing since the early 1960's has a mounted only ...

Mourad, Moustafa Abdel Khalek

1983-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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

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designated as essential facilities, including, but notwhich includes facilities essential to emergency responsefacilities emergency operations centers x dispatch centers hospitals fire stations police stations police x food x transportation x banking x essential

Mieler, Michael

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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

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models for petroleum use (from driving) and26 residential and commercial power and natural gas use infrastructure) made up 44 to 47% of the life-cycle energy demands34 tallied. Energy elasticity calculations across the neighborhoods suggest that increased population35 density and reduced residential unit size

Kockelman, Kara M.

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

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LNG Facilites System Reliability 6 Piping Storage Tanks ASCELNG Facilites System Reliability 6 Piping Storage Tanks ASCE

Mieler, Michael

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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

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Ch. 9 earthquake earthquake ASCE-7 earthquake, wind, snow,GUIDE/STANDARD LOADING DESIGN ASCE-7 earthquake, wind,ice earthquake, wind, ice ASCE TCLEE 1984 ASME BPV NFPA

Mieler, Michael

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Built-in data-flow integration testing in large-scale component-based systems  

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Modern large-scale component-based applications and service ecosystems are built following a number of different component models and architectural styles, such as the data-flow architectural style. In this style, each building block receives data from ...

ric Piel; Alberto Gonzalez-Sanchez; Hans-Gerhard Gross

2010-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A study of illegal housing of Lisbon built in 1974 to 1984 : from description to computation  

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A morphological description of illegal housing built by homeowners in the Metropolitan Area of Lisbon between 1974 and 1984 is presented. This description is based on a parametric set grammar that attempts to formulate ...

Santos Romo, Lus Antnio dos, 1958-

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Semiconductors and the Built-In Electric Field for Crystalline Silicon Photovoltaic Cells  

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To separate electrical charges, crystalline silicon cells must have a built-in electric field. Light shining on crystalline silicon may free electrons within the crystal lattice, but for these...

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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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Why Star Wars is not like the Manhattan Project  

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The absence of a viable plan appears to enhance the strength of the Strategic defense initiative (SDI) advocates' position that this is their opportunity to emulate the Manhattan Project. The author argues that this is a false analogy, that the critics need a less glamorous argument than identifying SDI with Star Wars. Quoting from Freemon Dyson's Weapons and Hope, he notes that the goal of rendering nuclear weapons obsolete is a grant technical folly more analogous to the nuclear airplane project. Rationalizations enable special-interest groups to pursue narrow technical concerns without worrying about the original goal. The driving force of the arms race has made the hydrogen bomb almost irrelevant through technical obsolescence, yet a decision not to test it might have deterred the Soviets as well. A rejection of Star Wars offers a similar opportunity to preclude a new arms race.

Tierney, J.

1985-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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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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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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Context: Environment  

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... Decision Tree for Global Environmental Impact Screening.. ... United Nations Environment Programme's Role in Eliminating Halon Dependency in ...

2011-11-16T23:59:59.000Z

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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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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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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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Environment ref  

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Support to the identification of potential risks for the environment and human health arising from hydrocarbons operations involving hydraulic fracturing in Europe Report for

Issue Number C; Andrew Lelland

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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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 air wars, have been limited. The transitional nature of the Korean air war has not yet been adequately explored by historians. Methods: The story of this shift is presented in two parts, the first examining the doctrines of the United States Air Force (USAF) immediately before the Korean War, the second comparing them to the USAFs actual campaigns in Korea. This focus on the USAF reflects both its status as the principal air service in Korea and its influence on the theories and doctrines of all air arms in the post-World War Two era. The USAFs planning immediately before the Korean War focused on its role in a possible total war between the United States and the Soviet Union. It was thus unprepared and ill-equipped for the limited war in Korea and had to improvise its operations there. Findings: The inability of the USAF to conduct an unlimited war in Korea frustrated many Americans, who could not understand the political considerations that limited the conflict, seeing only that the USAF, the worlds most powerful air arm, was prevented from using all of its resources. While the resulting controversy contributed to a change of administration in the United States, it had less of an effect on the USAF. After the Korean War ended, its leadership continued to focus on unlimited war, dismissing the conflict as an aberration from which little about the operation of aircraft in war could be learned. Conclusions: The failure to recognize the lessons of the Korean War has had serious consequences. There have been no total wars since 1945; every air war of the past sixty years has been limited. Limited warfare is defined by restrictions on air power. The USAF and other air arms were slow to adapt to the changing conditions. The Korean War was a more significant event in the history of aerial warfare than is generally appreciated.

Horky, Roger Karl

2013-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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

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United States, race and nuclear weapons in Asia, 1945-1965.peacekeeping without war or nuclear weapons. Peacekeeping isonly victim nation of nuclear weapons has developed as many

Kubota, Ryuko

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

217

Surviving Through The Post-Cold War Era: The Evolution of Foreign Policy In North Korea  

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to the development of nuclear weapons to substitute for thethe Cold War. Developing nuclear weapons also bolstered thethe reduction of nuclear weapons as well as the general

Yee, Samuel

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Black Seminole involvement and leadership during the Second Seminole War, 1835 1842.  

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?? This thesis examines the involvement, leadership, and impact of the Black Seminoles during the Second Seminole War. In Florida, free Blacks, runaway slaves, and (more)

Dixon, Anthony E.

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The modernization of Texas public schools: World War II and the Gilmer-Aikin laws.  

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??World War II focused people's attention on preserving Democracy, building a stronger military, and opposing radicalism. Public education presented a conduit to accomplish these goals. (more)

Preuss, Gene B

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Winning the Hearts and Minds: Legitimacy in the Namibian border war.  

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??The thesis examines the Namibian border war that was fought from 1966 till 1989. It looks at the WHAM efforts the South African Defence Force (more)

Visser, L.A. De

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Poland and the Cold War in East and Southeast Asia, 1949-1965.  

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?? This dissertation constructs the first analytical account of Poland's role in East and Southeast Asia during the Cold War from 1949 until 1965. It (more)

Gnoinska, Margaret K.

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Built-In Self-Test of Field Programmable Analog Arrays based on Transient Response Analysis  

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In this work a strategy for testing analog networks, known as Transient Response Analysis Method, is applied to test the Configurable Analog Blocks (CABs) of Field Programmable Analog Arrays (FPAAs). In this method the Circuit Under Test (CUT) is programmed ... Keywords: Analog built-in self-test, FPAA, Transient response analysis

T. R. Balen; J. V. Calvano; M. S. Lubaszewski; M. Renovell

2007-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Synthesis Techniques for Pseudo-Random Built-In Self-Test  

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Built-in self-test (BIST) techniques enable an integrated circuit (IC) to test itself. BIST reduces test and maintenance costs for an IC by eliminating the need for expensive test equipment and by allowing fast location of failed ICs in a system. BIST ...

Nur A. Touba

1996-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Peoples, Homelands, and Wars? Ethnicity, the Military, and Battle among British Imperial Forces in the War against Japan  

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tarak barkawi 26 Peter Gadsdon, An Amateur at War, unpublished ms., p. 29. 27 Bruce Lincoln, Discourse and the Construction of Society (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1989), p. 88. 28 Rosen, Societies and Military Power. See also Alon Peled, A Question... of the class organization of the army was the reinforcement of ethnic difference. Peter Gadsdon, a wartime officer in 4/14th Punjab, new to the Indian Army, learned about the foibles of each class while his battalion trained for service in Burma: A Company...

Barkawi, Tarak

2004-04-08T23:59:59.000Z

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Polish Cold War Codebreaking of 19591989: A Preliminary Assessment  

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This article is an attempt to assess the broad scope of communist Polish code breaking during the middle and late periods of the Cold War. Based on the recently released documents available now at the Polish Institute of National Remembrance, it portrays ... Keywords: Cold War, Poland, codebreaking, counterintelligence, cryptanalysis, signals intelligence SIGINT

Jan Bury

2012-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

226

Station blackout at nuclear power plants: Radiological implications for nuclear war  

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Recent work on station blackout is reviewed its radiological implications for a nuclear war scenario is explored. The major conclusion is that the effects of radiation from many nuclear weapon detonations in a nuclear war would swamp those from possible reactor accidents that result from station blackout.

Shapiro, C.S.

1986-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Love, Sacrifice, and Honor: Warrior Virtues and the American Soldiers Experience of World War II  

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The twentieth century has been called the bloodiest century in human history. In two world wars and various other conflicts spanning across decades, man was more combative than ever before. Yet despite this century of conflict, the combative disposition appears to run contrary to the nature of man. Mingled with stories of the horrors of war, we find reports of heroic warrior virtues: among them love, sacrifice, and honor. To better understand the nature of man as warrior, we must explore the manifest and latent social functions of these warrior virtues in the lives of soldiers. This research examines the theories concerning the nature of man at war and the manifestation of warrior virtues on the battlefront. Through a literature review of war theories in relation to man, as well as first-hand accounts of heroic virtue by American soldiers in World War II, this study presents a generalized picture of the essence of man at war and seeks to provide insight for the future training and health management of soldiers on the battlefield. An examination of nine World War II narratives by American soldiers revealed time and again their reliance upon the warrior virtues of love, sacrifice, and honor to communicate their personal experiences of the war. For each of these men, it was their personal commitment to these virtues that shaped their service and their experience of the war. This dependence upon warrior virtues for explaining their experiences conveys the important social function that such virtues played in their time of service and how-when properly enacted-warrior virtues provided social organization to counter the chaos of war, simultaneously uniting the soldiers to the cultural values of the society from which they came. We stand at the outset of another century which, for our nation especially, has already been marked by a new kind of war-a war on terror. For the safety and well-being of our soldiers, it is imperative that we continue to increase our understanding of the personal and social impacts war has on the individuals who fight them. While this study does not answer all of the questions regarding warrior virtues and the nature of man at war, it examines the life of warriors from both a theoretical and experiential perspective and lays the groundwork for future research.

Williamson, Benjamin K.

2010-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Linda Sargent Wood. A More Perfect Union: Holistic Worldviews and the Transformation of American Culture after World War II.  

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23 No. 1 Linda Sargent Wood. A More Perfect Union: HolisticCold War era, Linda Sargent Wood argues that the equallyWorld War II period. For Wood, this cultural perspective

Promnitz, Sarah

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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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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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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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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Curriculum connections: science, technology, ethics, Manhattan Project and the Cold War, military tactics and strategy, World War II and H-Bomb, radiation and its effects, terrorism, international arms  

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Trinity and Beyond: The Atomic Bomb (DVD) On Order The Manhattan Project and the Cold War, military tactics and strategy, World War II and H-Bomb, radiation16.E5 S3285 2008 J. Robert Oppenheimer, the Cold War, and the Atomic

Rose, Annkatrin

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The Purpose Built Post Office Buildings of the Office of Public Works in Leinster from 1870 to 1947.  

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?? The purpose of this thesis is to establish a record, within Leinster, of the extant and the extinct post office buildings, built between 1854 (more)

Crean, Maire

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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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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Avoiding nuclear war, Confidence-building measures for crisis stability  

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Confidence-building measures (CBMs) may offer one way out of the contemporary arms control morass. Instead of focusing on limiting the number and types of weaponry, CBMs are designed to control how, when, where, and why military activities are employed. By clarifying military intentions and regulating the operations of military forces in times of both crisis and calm, CBMs can help diminish the opportunities for war arising from surprise attack or from miscalculation, accident, or failure of communication. This volume assembles CBM experts from government and academia to assess the utility of CBMs in a wide variety of areas. CONTENTS: Foreword; Prologue; Introduction; The World of CBMs; The Accidents Measures Agreement; Avoiding Incidents at Sea; The Stockholm CDE Conference; CBMs in the UN Setting; Soviet Views of CBMs; Beyond the Hotline: Controlling a Nuclear Crisis; CBMs for Stabilizing the Strategic Nuclear Competition; Risk Reduction and Crisis Prevention; An East-West Center for Military Cooperation; The Limits of Confidence.

Borawski, J.; Goodby, J.E.

1986-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Iran and the Nuclear Conundrum A War in Waiting?  

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Fresh economic sanctions and the isolationist strategy of the West- the US and Europeans are once again driven by their dispute with Iran over its clandestine nuclear weapons programme. Despite the series of talks and negotiations over a decade both at multilateral and bilateral levels, the issue remains unresolved. It seems the western countries have lost their patience over futile talks and given up easily in face of a recalcitrant Iran as well a restive Israel. Described widely as one of the major foreign and security policy challenges of this century, policy makers across the world are preoccupied with the approach to resolve this nuclear stalemate amicably, which otherwise has the potential to cause a nuclear holocaust in the Middle East. The nuclear impasse between the West and Iran has gathered clouds of war over the Middle East recently. It has also instigated anxiety among

Dr. J Jeganaathan

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The perceived power: government and taxation during the American Civil War  

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This dissertation examines how the internal revenue legislation enacted during the American Civil War fostered a new role for government in society. The delegates to the 1787 Constitutional Convention constructed a system of fiscal federalism for the United States. The national government relied on indirect taxes, particularly customs duties, as its primary source of revenue. Concurrently, the states developed an array of unique financing strategies, including taxing citizens directly. The dire need for war funds compelled this "unperceived" government to expand beyond the constraints imposed by this antebellum fiscal structure. Through my research, I found that the taxes imposed during the war represent an attempt to cope with a financial crisis, rather than impart a particular preconceived agenda. Because Congress had depended on customs receipts as its primary source of revenue for four decades, lawmakers had few ready options for meeting the overwhelming war costs. In developing the war revenue measures, lawmakers borrowed policies and statutes from the past, rather than relying upon the "free labor ideology" that united the party. The need to meet the escalating costs of war forced lawmakers to react with more speed than deliberation. They often sacrificed their principles to provide the means to prosecute the war and reunite the nation. Once peace returned, the question of whether to "sink" the debt or shrink revenues, vexed lawmakers, and kept the government from returning to its limited role in the economy. As a result, the United States government emerged from the Civil War as a perceived power, one that touched citizens "individually" through the new internal revenue system. I concluded that the fiscal powers of the national government expanded beyond the restraints imposed throughout the antebellum era. The internal revenue measures enacted during the war played a significant role in this transformation.

Flaherty, Jane

2005-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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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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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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Wilfred Owen, Siegfried Sassoon, and the Great War discourse on "Shell-Shock"  

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Introduction: The infantrymen of the Great War experienced the unimaginable. Soldiers in the trenches internalized images of confusion and gore, and returned to a society unwilling and often unable to comprehend their ...

Schilling, Thomas C.

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Meteorological Reanalyses for the Study of Gulf War Illnesses: Khamisiyah Case Study  

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The Marine Meteorology Division of the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL), assisted by the Fleet Numerical Meteorology and Oceanography Center, has performed global and mesoscale reanalyses to support the study of Gulf War illness. Realistic and ...

D. L. Westphal; T. R. Holt; S. W. Chang; N. L. Baker; T. F. Hogan; L. R. Brody; R. A. Godfrey; J. S. Goerss; J. A. Cummings; D. J. Laws; C. W. Hines

1999-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Bankruptcy, guns or campaigns : explaining armed organizations' post-war trajectories  

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This project seeks to explain what happens to armed organizations after they sign peace accords. Why do they dissolve, return to war, or form non-violent socio-political entities (political parties or civic associations)? ...

Daly, Sarah Zukerman

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Civil War and Human Development: Impacts of Finance and Financial Infrastructure  

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, and globalisation has facilitated war financing even in the poorest countries, though with financial liberalisation on an international scale, it is harder to track financial flows. Government rent-seeking activities will also distort financial infrastructure...

Baddeley, Michelle

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Women Living Islam in Post-War and Post-Socialist Bosnia and Herzegovina.  

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??This is an ethnographic study of what it means to be a Muslim woman in post-war and post-socialist Bosnia and Herzegovina. Almost two decades after (more)

Ibrahimpasic, Emira

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Meteorologists from the University of Tokyo: Their Exodus to the United States Following World War II  

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The emigration of 11 young Japanese meteorologists to the United States following World War II is investigated. Their move is examined with the benefit of a historical backdrop that includes a study of the socioeconomic conditions in Japan and ...

John M. Lewis

1993-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Recovering the Craft of Policing: Wrongful Convictions, the War on Crime, and the Problem of Security  

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Beckett, Katherine (1997) Making Crime Pay: Law and Order inand Joan Petersilia, eds. Crime and Justice, Vol. 2663-Victims in the War on Crime: The Use and Abuse of Victims

Simon, Jonathan S

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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

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series at the Bradbury Science Museum at 5:30 p.m., Feb. 13 with a talk by Y-12 National Security Complex historian Ray Smith about that laboratory's role during World War II and...

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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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The Cavalier Image in the Civil War and the Southern Mind  

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This thesis examines the methods and actions of selected Virginians who chose to adopt irregular tactics in wartime, and focuses on the reasons why they fought that way. The presence of the Cavalier image in Virginia had a direct impact 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 and eighteenth centuries, the image became a general term for the Southern planter. This thesis contends that selected Virginia cavalry officers attempted to adhere to an Americanized version of the Cavalier image. They either purposefully embodied aspects of the Cavalier image during their military service, or members of the Southern populace attached the Cavalier image to them in the post-war period. The Cavalier thus served as a military ideal, and some cavalry officers represented a romanticized version of the Southern martial hero. This thesis traces the development of the Cavalier image in Virginia chronologically. It focuses on the origins of the Cavalier image and the role of the Royalist cavalry during the English Civil War. After the Royalist migration, and especially during the American Revolution, Virginians like Henry Lee embodied aspects of the Cavalier image during their military careers. Between the end of the American Revolution and the beginning of the Civil War, some Southern authors perpetuated the image by including Cavalier figures in many of their literary works. In the Civil War, select Virginians who fought for the Confederacy personified the Cavalier hero in the minds of many white Southerners. Despite a Confederate defeat, the Cavalier image persisted in Southern culture in the post-Civil War period and into the twentieth century.

Allgood, Colt

2012-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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As Built Verification Plan for Cask Transportation Facility Modifications (CTFM) Project A.5 and A.6  

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This document establishes an As-built Verification Plan (AVP) for implementing requirements in PHMC Engineering Requirements HNF-PRO-1819, Rev. 4, Sections 2.8.3.d and 2.10.8 and Spent Nuclear Fuels (SNF) Project Administrative Procedure EN-6-012-01. This AVP defines and implements approved processes to document the physical configuration of the project scope installed within the facility and identify discrepancies between the associated project engineering drawings and the field configuration, and the component index (CI) database as defined in AP EN 6-005-02. This AVP defines requirements for project activities verifying conformance of structures, systems, and components (SSCs) to project specified requirements.

LANE, K.I.

2000-04-20T23:59:59.000Z

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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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SHASTA COUNTY The Shasta County Jail is a 115,035 square-foot facility located in Redding. Built in  

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SHASTA COUNTY The Shasta County Jail is a 115,035 square-foot facility located in Redding. Built in 1984, this facility has an 11-story jail wing attached to a two-story County administrative wing

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

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Poster propaganda is one of the most memorable and enduring legacies of the Second World War. These artistic creations were strongly influenced by social and cultural paradigms as well as corresponding military events. Previous scholarship on propaganda has largely overlooked the role of posters and propaganda efforts on the home front, a gap that this study seeks to fill. The purpose of this study is to compare home front posters produced by the major nations involved in the European theatre and discern any trends or patterns that have a larger significance. Each poster in the sample was arranged chronologically by country. The area of emphasis (recruiting, production, etc.) and appeal (duty, guilt, fear, hate, etc.) for each poster was then recorded and analyzed. The analyses revealed several significant trends and patterns. The most important of these is that posters, regardless of which country produced them, tended to appeal to negative emotions (hate, fear, etc.) when the war was going badly and positive emotions (patriotism, duty, etc.) when the war was being won. Even when the areas of emphasis remained the same, the images, rhetoric and overall emotional tone of posters changed depending on the corresponding war situation. In other words, what a government said was not always as important as how they said it. This trend is equally significant today. Although posters have disappeared as a major propaganda tool, nations still fight wars and still carry out propaganda campaigns, therefore, if relationship between propaganda and the conduct of war presented in this study is applied to modern campaigns it provides the public with information that propaganda intends to keep secret: the truth about the war. Previous scholarship has mentioned this connection between propaganda methods and military operations, but as previously mentioned, these studies neglect both the home front and the poster, choosing to focus on propaganda directed at the enemy. Other patterns, such as the use of humor and religion in posters, are briefly touched on and provide possible areas for future research.

Thomas, Christopher C.

2003-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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An anthropological study of war crimes against children in Kosovo and Bosnia-Herzegovina in the 1990s.  

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??Between 1991 and 1999 war broke out across Former Yugoslavia. Thousands of people are believed to have been killed and many more were internally displaced (more)

Roberts, Julie Ann

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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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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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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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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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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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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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 Logic of Violence in Criminal War: Cartel-State Conflict in Mexico, Colombia, and Brazil  

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of troops and dozens of armored vehicles swarmed around thepolice built a fleet of armored vehicles and an elite corpsoperational deployment of the armored vehicles known as

Lessing, Benjamin

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Local Built-in Potential on Grain Boundary of Cu(In,Ga)Se2 Thin Films  

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We report on a direct measurement of two-dimensional potential distribution on the surface of Cu(In,Ga)Se2 (CIGS) thin films using a nanoscale electrical characterization of scanning Kelvin probe microscopy (SKPM). The potential measurement reveals a higher surface potential or a smaller work function on grain boundaries (GBs) of the film than on the grain surfaces. This demonstrates the existence of a local built-in potential on GBs and that the GB is positively charged. The role of the built-in potential in device performance was further examined by tuning Ga content or band gap of the film. With increasing Ga content, the GB potential drops sharply in a Ga range of 28%-38%. Comparing the change in the built-in potential to the theoretical and experimental photoconversion efficiencies, we conclude that the potential plays a significant role in the device conversion efficiency of NREL's three-stage CIGS device.

Jiang, C.-S.; Noufi, R.; Ramanathan, K.; AbuShama, J. A.; Moutinho, H. R.; Al-Jassim, M. M.

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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

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This dissertation analyzes the roles of the Harry Truman administration and Congress in directing American policy regarding the Korean conflict. Using evidence from primary sources such as Trumans presidential papers, communications of White House staffers, and correspondence from State Department operatives and key congressional figures, this study suggests that the legislative branch had an important role in Korean policy. Congress sometimes affected the war by what it did and, at other times, 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, and was slow to react to charges of corruption within his administration, weakening his party politically. For their part, the Democrats gave HST poor advice concerning congressional involvement in the decision to take the nation to war. A number of them allowed their personal dislike for Secretary of State Dean Acheson to poison their support for the administration whenever U.S. fortunes in the war soured. Another issue was Trumans interpretation and use of the concept of bipartisanship in foreign policy. HST generally manipulated the idea for political advantage. Ironically, had he listened to the counsel of an administration Republican early in the war, Truman could have mitigated the explosion over the firing of General Douglas MacArthur. A topic heretofore overlooked by historians concerns congressional peace initiatives proposed during the first half of the war. Analysis of the effectiveness of these resolutions, particularly during the heyday of McCarthyism, yields surprising conclusions.

Blomstedt, Larry Wayne

2008-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

276

PRIDE (Prediction In Dynamic Environments)  

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... coordination. USARSim is an open source simulation environment which provides realistic environments. The environments ...

2011-12-08T23:59:59.000Z

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Impacts of a nuclear war in South Asia on soybean and maize production in the Midwest United States  

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States from climate change following a regional nuclear conflict between India and Pakistan. Using AgroImpacts of a nuclear war in South Asia on soybean and maize production in the Midwest United States phases also had an important effect. 1 Introduction In the event of nuclear war, targets in cities

Robock, Alan

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Impacts of a nuclear war in South Asia on soybean and maize production in the Midwest United States  

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had an important effect. 1 Introduction In the event of nuclear war, targets in cities and industrialImpacts of a nuclear war in South Asia on soybean and maize production in the Midwest United States decline in the Midwestern United States from climate change following a regional nuclear conflict between

Robock, Alan

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Development of a purpose built landfill system for the control of methane emissions from municipal solid waste  

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of landfill gas (LFG). Economic feasibility of the proposed system has been tested by comparing unit cost with gas recovery option. In the present paper, a methodology called purpose build landfill system (PBLF of the proposed system. A purpose built landfill system (PBLS) is a semi-engi- neered landfill with gas recovery

Columbia University

280

Built-in and Induced Polarization Across LaAlO3/SrTiO3 Heterojunctions  

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Ionic crystals terminated at oppositely charged polar surfaces are inherently unstable and expected to undergo surface reconstructions to maintain electrostatic stability. Essentially, an electric field that arises between oppositely charged atomic planes gives rise to a built-in potential that diverges with thickness. Here we present evidence of such a built-in potential across polar LaAlO{sub 3} thin films grown on SrTiO{sub 3} substrates, a system well known for the electron gas that forms at the interface. By performing tunneling measurements between the electron gas and metallic electrodes on LaAlO{sub 3} we measure a built-in electric field across LaAlO{sub 3} of 80.1 meV/{angstrom}. Additionally, capacitance measurements reveal the presence of an induced dipole moment across the heterostructure. We forsee use of the ionic built-in potential as an additional tuning parameter in both existing and novel device architectures, especially as atomic control of oxide interfaces gains widespread momentum.

Guneeta, Singh-Bhalla

2011-08-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Research Article Association of Low Birth Weight Infants and Maternal Sociodemographic Status in Tuzla Canton during 19921995 War  

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Copyright 2010 Fahrija Skoki? et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. Objectives. We examined association between incidence rate of low birth weight in liveborn infants and maternal sociodemographic status in Tuzla Canton during 19921995 war in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Methods. The present study covers a 22-year period (19882009), including the war period (19921995), and we retrospectively collected data on a total of 108 316 liveborn infants and their mothers from three different socioeconomic periods: before (19881991), during (19921995), and after the war (1996 2009). Association between incidence rate of low birth weight in liveborn infants and maternal sociodemographic status were determined for each study period. Results. There were 23 194 live births in the prewar, 18 302 during the war, and 66 820 in the postwar period. Among the liveborn infants born during the war, 1373 (7.5%) had birth weight of <2500 g, which is significantly more in comparison with 851 (3.6%) liveborn infants in this birth weight group born before and 1864 (2.8%) after the war. We found the number of examinations during pregnancy was 1.8 per pregnant woman in the war period, which was low in comparison with the number of examinations before (4.6 per pregnant woman) and after (7.1 per pregnant woman) the war (P <.001 for both). Prewar perinatal mortality LBW infants of 6.2 per 1000 live births increased to 10.8 per 1000 live births during the war (P <.001), but after the war, perinatal mortality LBW infants (5.2) and early neonatal mortality (2.4) decreased. Conclusions.

Period In Bosnia; Fahrija Skoki?; Dubravka Ba?aj; Amela Selimovi?; Evlijana Hasanovi?; Selma Muratovi?

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Systems architecture: A new model for sustainability and the built environment using nanotechnology, biotechnology, information technology, and cognitive science with living technology  

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This report details a workshop held at the Bartlett School of Architecture, University College London, to initiate interdisciplinary collaborations for the practice of systems architecture, which is a new model for the generation of sustainable architecture ... Keywords: NBIC, Systems architecture, architecture, embodied complexity, interdisciplinary, living technology

Rachel Armstrong

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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COOL HEADS IN THE COLD WAR Pierre Auger and the Founding of CERN  

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excluded from those developments by the war. The stakes surrounding the atomic bomb were nuclear research, especially after the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. When the United Nations in Florence in June 1950. Rabi announced that, following the explosion of an atomic bomb by the Union

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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Classification of total load demand profiles for war-ships based on pattern recognition methods  

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The classification of total load demand profiles for every type of war-ships is crucial information, because it is the necessary base for a series of studies and operations, such as load estimation, load shedding and power management systems. In this ... Keywords: adequacy measures, clustering algorithms, load profiles, pattern recognition, warship

G. J. Tsekouras; I. S. Karanasiou; F. D. Kanellos

2011-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Detecting war-induced abandoned agricultural land in northeast Bosnia using multispectral, multitemporal Landsat TM imagery  

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The use of satellite technology by military planners has a relatively long history as a tool of warfare, but little research has used satellite technology to study the effects of war. This research addresses this gap by applying satellite remote sensing ...

Frank D. W. Witmer

2008-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Apocalypse Soon? A nuclear war broke out in the northwest suburbs  

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Chapter 1 Apocalypse Soon? A nuclear war broke out in the northwest suburbs of Chicago when I, how many kids did you kill today?" were stirring up the nation. So they decided to launch a nuclear most diabolical weapon in the history of mankind."2 So they decided to launch a nuclear counterstrike

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Measuring Molecular Motor Forces In Vivo: Implications for Tug-of-War Models of Bidirectional Transport  

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Measuring Molecular Motor Forces In Vivo: Implications for Tug-of-War Models of Bidirectional, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas ABSTRACT Molecular motor proteins use the energy released from the force motors generate amounts to directly probing their function. We report on optical trapping

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The Louisiana State Museum Vessel: a historical and archaeological analysis of an American Civil War-era submersible boat  

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During the spring of 1992, and again in the winter of 1993, seven graduate students from Texas A&M University's Nautical Archaeology Program participated in a project to document the Louisiana State Museum Vessel, an American Civil War-era submersible boat presently residing in the collections of the Louisiana State Museum in New Orleans. The project initially focused on providing archaeological documentation of the boat's design and construction characteristics, and on compiling some basic historical documentation regarding its known past. Since the turn of the century, this vessel has been presumed by many to be the New Orleans-built Confederate privateer Pioneer, which was scuttled at the time of the evacuation of New Orleans by Federal forces, and last reported in very close proximity to where the Louisiana State Museum Vessel was found in 1878. This was the assumption made at the time the documentation project was conducted, and based upon the information available at that time, an argument in support of this identification was published in a subsequent article summarizing the project's findings. Additional research has clearly determined that this vessel is not the Pioneer. Recent research also indicates that efforts to design, fabricate, and employ submersible vessels within the Confederate States were more widespread than conventionally believed. Furthermore, it now appears that the level of Confederate government support enjoyed by these efforts was more substantial than has traditionally been presumed. The Louisiana State Museum Vessel constitutes the oldest extant example of an important American watercraft tradition. The goals of this thesis are to historically and archaeologically document the Louisiana State Museum Vessel, and, as it cannot presently be identified, to establish likely historical candidates for potential association with it. In this process, the boat is used as a lens through which to view the larger picture of submersible watercraft development efforts undertaken within the Confederacy, and to discuss the collective body of antebellum American experiences and technical knowledge available to the Confederate submersible boat builders. It is also used as a vantage point from which to explore the relationship between Confederate and contemporaneous Federal submersible development efforts, and to acknowledge the common postwar legacy that emerged as a result of these parallel programs.

Wills, Richard Keith

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Light-induced switching in the back-gated organic transistors with built-in conduction channel  

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We report on observation of a light-induced switching of the conductance in the back-gated organic field-effect transistors (OFETs) with built-in conduction channel. In the studied devices, the built-in channel is formed owing to the self-sensitized photo-oxidation of rubrene surface. In the dark, the back gate controls the charge injection from metal contacts into the built-in channel: the high-current ON state corresponds to zero or negative back-gate voltage; the low-current OFF state - to a positive back-gate voltage that blocks the Schottky contacts. Illumination of the OFET in the OFF state with a short pulse of light switches the device into the ON state that persists in the dark for days. The OFF state can be restored by cycling the back gate voltage. The observed effect can be explained by screening of the back-gate electric field by the charges photo-generated in the bulk of organic semiconductor.

V. Podzorov; V. M. Pudalov; M. E. Gershenson

2004-06-29T23:59:59.000Z

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A PERCEPTION-INSPIRED BUILDING INDEX FOR AUTOMATIC BUILT-UP AREA DETECTION IN HIGH-RESOLUTION SATELLITE IMAGES  

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This paper addresses the problem of automatic extraction of built-up areas from high-resolution remote sensing images. We propose a new building presence index from the point view of perception. We argue that built-up areas usually result in significant corners and junctions in high-resolution satellite images, due to the man-made structures and occlusion, and thus can be measured by the geometrical structures they contained. More precisely, we first detect corners and junctions by relying on a perception-inspired corner detector, called an a-contrario junction detector. Each detected corner is associated with a perceptual significance, which measures the structural saliency of the corner in the image and is independent of the contrast and scale. All these detected corners together with their significance are then used to compute the building index. The proposed approach is evaluated on a high-resolution satellite image set, including 15 big images from GeoEye-1, QuickBird and IKONOS. The results demonstrated that our method achieves the state-of-the-art results and can be used in practical applications. Index Terms High-resolution satellite images, junction detection, built-up area detection, contrast independent, urban area detection. 1.

Gang Liu; Gui-song Xia; Xin Huang; Wen Yang; Liangpei Zhang

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Carl Vinson and pre-war naval legislation 1932-1940  

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At the end of World War I, the United States Navy was in the midst of a building program designed to make it a "Navy Second to None." However, the post-war desire to avoid involvement in another international conflict led the United States to retreat from the aggressive naval policy of President Woodrow Wilson. America initiated and supported conferences which led to the Washington Naval Treaty of 1922 and the London Naval Treaty of 1930, both of which limited the maximum strength of the world's naval powers. In addition, throughout the 1920's and early 1930's the United States failed to build up to the levels allowed by the treaties, causing the Navy to slowly age toward obsolescence. This situation changed in the period from 1933 to 1940 as Congressman Carl Vinson of Georgia, chairman of the House Naval Affairs Committee, drafted and saw to the passage of legislation designed to once again provide the United States with a powerful navy as part of a strong national defense. Vinson obtained passage of naval construction legislation in 1934, 1937, 1938, and 1940, and supported the annual and supplemental appropriation acts which funded the newly authorized construction. In doing so, Vinson overcame opposition from pacifists and isolationists 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 obtained the often reluctant support of President Franklin Roosevelt to insure final approval of his legislation. This study examines Vinson's efforts to provide the Navy the ships with which it eventually fought World War II. it looks at committee hearings, House and Senate debates, and behind the scenes conferences between Vinson and officials of the Navy Department and Roosevelt Administration which helped decide the course of naval expansion. It shows that while many people contributed passing naval construction legislation, Carl Vinson was the driving force behind the expansion of the Navy. Without Vinson's pre-war legislation, the Navy could not have been prepared to effectively fight the Second World War.

Svonavec, Stephen Charles

1994-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

292

Energy and Environment Division  

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Energy and Environment Division. ... Selected Publications. Measurement Science Roadmap for Net-Zero Energy Buildings. ...

2013-03-13T23:59:59.000Z

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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

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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  

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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

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Mental health and employment amongst persons who resettled in Sweden in 1993 1994 due to the war in Bosnia Herzegovina.  

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??General aim: To explore employment and mental health among people from Bosnia-Herzegovina who came to Sweden in 1993-1994 due to the war. Hypotheses: 1) poor (more)

Blight, Karin Johansson

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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

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Two of the most significant influences on post-World War II American society were Cold War ideology and the struggle over civil rights. The Kennedy years provide a special opportunity to examine the relationship between these two facets of modern 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 abroad. Many officials feared that America's racial problems placed her in a weaker position than the Soviet Union in the struggle to win the "hearts and minds" of Latin America, Asia, and Africa. This study will examine the political and social ramifications of the experiences of African diplomats in the United States during the Kennedy administration within both a national and international context. African encounters with American racism illustrate the interplay between foreign policy and domestic pressures and the globalization of the civil rights movement. The Kennedy administration, especially the State Department, took decisive action on the behalf of the African diplomats. However, racial problems confronting the African diplomats could not be resolved without resolving the racial problems confronting black Americans and other people of color in the United States. The main argument of this thesis is that the administration's efforts to solve this international image problem were significant steps towards the eventual end of de jure segregation in the long-term. This thesis includes an examination of relations between the United States and British West Africa, the African and Soviet response to American racism, the efforts of the State Department on behalf of the mistreated African diplomats, and the relationship between the civil rights movement and independence movements in Africa.

Oriabure, Stephannie Ebhota

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Population and Environment  

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. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 356 Coastal and Marine Environments . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 358 Energy, Air Pollution or growth. Indeed, an overlay of graphs depicting global trends in population, energy consumption, carbon; coastal and marine environments; and energy, air pollu- tion, and climate change. In the concluding

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Computing environment logbook  

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A computing environment logbook logs events occurring within a computing environment. The events are displayed as a history of past events within the logbook of the computing environment. The logbook provides search functionality to search through the history of past events to find one or more selected past events, and further, enables an undo of the one or more selected past events.

Osbourn, Gordon C; Bouchard, Ann M

2012-09-18T23:59:59.000Z

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A hybrid approach for predicting the distribution of vibro-acoustic energy in complex built-up structures  

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Finding the distribution of vibro-acoustic energy in complex built-up structures in the mid-to-high frequency regime is a difficult task. In particular, structures with large variation of local wavelengths and/or characteristic scales pose a challenge referred to as the mid-frequency problem. Standard numerical methods such as the finite element method (FEM) scale with the local wavelength and quickly become too large even for modern computer architectures. High frequency techniques, such as statistical energy analysis (SEA), often miss important information such as dominant resonance behaviour due to stiff or small scale parts of the structure. Hybrid methods circumvent this problem by coupling FEM/BEM and SEA models in a given built-up structure. In the approach adopted here, the whole system is split into a number of subsystems which are treated by either FEM or SEA depending on the local wavelength. Subsystems with relative long wavelengths are modelled using FEM. Making a diffuse field assumption for the wave fields in the short wave length components, the coupling between subsystems can be reduced to a weighted random field correlation function. The approach presented results in an SEA-like set of linear equations which can be solved for the mean energies in the short wavelength subsystems.

Dmitrii N Maksimov; Gregor Tanner

2010-09-19T23:59:59.000Z

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Multi-Environment Software Testing on the Grid Alexandre Duarte, Gustavo Wagner, Francisco Brasileiro, Walfredo Cirne  

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expensive endeavor [5]. We built a tool named GridUnit that is able to distribute and coordinate. Next, in Section 3, we describe GridUnit, our distributed testing solution, and explain how we a system using SmartFrog to make easier the deployment of environments to grid users [16]. Smart

Cirne, Walfredo

305

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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The Invisible Ones: Why NGOs in the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina do not include children born from war rape in their programmes and projects.  

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??Non Governmental Organisations in Bosnia and Herzegovina rose out of the ground like mushrooms during and after the destructive Balkan war of the early nineties (more)

Roosendaal, M.K.S.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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HOMELAND SECURITY A Selected Bibliography U.S. ARMY WAR COLLEGE LIBRARY  

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This bibliography includes topics that reflect some of homeland security's many challenges: borders and immigration, cybersecurity, organization, policy, response capabilities, and resourcing. With certain exceptions, the materials in this bibliography are dated from 2006 to the present. For older materials, please see Homeland Security, compiled by Jeanette Moyer, May 2006. All items are available through the USAWC Library. For your convenience, we have added U.S. Army War College Library call numbers, Internet addresses, or database links at the end of each entry. Web sites were accessed March 2011. This bibliography and others compiled by our research librarians are available online through the Librarys home page at

Greta H. Andrusyszyn

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

308

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

309

Fermi UNIX trademark environment  

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The introduction of UNIX at Fermilab involves multiple platforms and multiple vendors. Additionally, a single user may have to use more than one platform. This heterogeneity and multiplicity makes it necessary to define a Fermilab environment for UNIX so that as much as possible the systems look and feel'' the same. We describe our environment, including both the commercial products and the local tools used to support it. Other products designed for the UNIX environment are also described. 19 refs.

Nicholls, J.

1991-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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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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Environment/Climate Portal  

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... exercises for environmental contaminants in marine specimens were administered in 2007/2008 by the more. >> see all Environment/Climate ...

2013-10-23T23:59:59.000Z

312

The Ideal Environment - CECM  

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... would surely thrive within the conditions outlined above. That said, there are formidable difficulties to providing and maintaining such an ideal environment.

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Environment | Argonne National Laboratory  

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Environment Atmospheric and Climate Science Ecological Resources and Systems Environmental Security and Restoration Land and Renewable Resources Radiation and Chemical Risk...

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Transportation and handling environment  

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The elements of the environment relating to transportation and handling include temperature, solar radiation, precipitation, humidity, pressure, shock, and vibration. While each of these deserves consideration, the latter two, shock and vibration, are perhaps the least understood. The report discusses all of these elements, but concentrates largely on shock and vibration. Emphasis is upon the necessity of understanding both the product and the environment. To that end, descriptions of the environment which have been derived statistically are discussed. Land, sea, and air transport are considered. Current knowledge of the handling environment is indicated.

Gens, M.B.

1972-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

315

Listing Policy and Development of the Tokyo Stock Exchange in the Pre-War Period *  

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Recent studies have established that the Japanese stock market had a substantial size in the prewar period and played an important role in financing economic development. The pre-war stock market in Japan, however, did not achieve its size and status quickly. Indeed, the market capitalization stayed relatively small during the early years of the stock market development in Japan. This paper studies the pre-war development of the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE), and examines why the development was rather stagnant during the first 40 years and what led to its take-off in the late 1910s. The key to our explanation is the externality in listing shares: one firms decision to list on a stock exchange increases the attractiveness of the stock exchange to other firms by increasing the liquidity of the market. Such an externality suggests the possibility of multiple equilibria. The paper argues that a small change in the TSEs listing policy in 1918 shifted the equilibrium from one with low number of listings and low liquidity to another one with high number of listings and high liquidity. The paper provides suggestive evidence from listing behavior of cotton spinning firms that shows the size of the market indeed mattered for their listing decision before 1918. The paper was prepared for the 18th Annual East Asian Seminar on Economics. We thank

Yasushi Hamao; Takeo Hoshi; Tetsuji Okazaki; Takatoshi Ito; Andrew Rose; Youngjae Lim; Masaya Sakuragawa

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Environment and Climate in MML  

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... Laboratory's work in the areas of environment and climate ... soil, atmosphere, marine and aquatic environments, and environmental threats, and ...

2012-06-12T23:59:59.000Z

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E3: Economy, Energy Environment  

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E3: Economy, Energy, and Environment. "Our goal is to ... in 2012. Download E3: Economy, Energy, Environment. For more ...

2012-10-17T23:59:59.000Z

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Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) | Open Energy Information  

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Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) (Redirected from Stockholm Environment Institute) Jump to: navigation, search Logo: Stockholm Environment Institute Name Stockholm Environment...

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Jim Crow America and the Marines of Montford Point in the World War II Era  

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The Marines of Montford Point are largely absent from the World War II narrative, and relatively unknown to individuals in the military services and to the public at large. After 144 years of official policy against allowing blacks to serve their country as U.S. Marines, on June 1, 1942, the nation's first black Marines broke the color barrier, gaining entry into a military organization that today carries with it tremendous symbolic and mythic significance in America. Moreover, serving in harm's way to defend a prejudiced nation, black Marines demonstrated bravery and endurance in the face of institutionalized racism. This thesis examines the southern Jim Crow experiences of selected northern African American Marines, focusing on the ways in which these men responded to the discrimination they encountered in the South. It also explores the reasons why these men joined the most racist branch of the military and what knowledge they had of Executive Order 8802 and the Navy Department's May 20, 1942, press release, announcing the Marine Corps's plans for recruiting blacks. Furthermore, it examines the various ways in which all African American Marines coped with Jim Crow laws, and explores the realities that black and white American society created about black Marines and their wartime service. It also discusses how northern and southern black Marines engaged and interacted within a strict segregationist military organization, particularly in how the Marine Corps manipulated the Selective Service in order to protect what senior officers considered to be its elitist image. The comparison to the U.S. Army's framework of task organization and combat employment of black soldiers reveals that the Army made greater strides toward racial justice and equality by allowing blacks to serve as commissioned officers, albeit in segregated units; whereas the Marine Corps instituted no comparable reform. After the war began, the Marines could have commissioned African Americans by following the models of all-black units such as the 93rd Infantry Division and the Tuskegee Airmen. In sum, initial racial opinions shifted differently in each military service during the war; and for black Marines, it officially marked a new tradition of military service.

McCoy, Cameron Demetrius

2011-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

320

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 that influenced the ACSC curriculum and the rationale behind curricular change at ACSC in the post-Cold War era from the publication of the Skelton Report to the present. Data for this study were gathered through personal interviews with past and present members of the ACSC faculty and leadership, and review of published and unpublished historical ACSC curriculum documents. Research for this study revealed that the ACSC curriculum was continually in flux during this time period. At no time did the ACSC curriculum remain exactly the same as the previous academic year. The curriculum was responsive to external and internal influences. External influences were the Skelton Report, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the Department of Defense, the Air University Commander, and world events. Internal influences include the ACSC Commandant and the ACSC faculty. The most significant and radical changes to the ACSC curriculum originated with those individuals or groups of individuals in positions of authority over military education institutions, primarily the Skelton Panel, Chiefs of Staff of the Air Force, and ACSC Commandants. Many minor changes were made to the ACSC curriculum during this time. Significant curricular changes made were not lasting changes. New leadership at times eliminated all or large parts of the curriculum they inherited because of personal preference. The ACSC curriculum is therefore subject to potential cyclical curricular change coinciding with changes in military leadership, which averages every two years. This study concludes that the ACSC curriculum changed often, sometimes significantly, in the post Cold War era. The frequent curricular change frustrated many faculty members and led to periods of turmoil within ACSC. ACSC is not likely to realize a period of curriculum stability until the Air Force places limits on the scope of curricular change its leaders are allowed to make at ACSC without approval and considers assigning professional educators to leadership roles in its Professional Military Education institutions. This study recommends that the Air Force consider placing a system of checks and balances on the ability of ACSC Commandants to reinvent the curriculum and placing professional educators in the positions of Air University Commander and ACSC Commandant in order to slow the rate of curricular change and bring a level of stability to the ACSC curriculum.

Donovan, William Robert

2010-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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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

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Edison Programming Environment  

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unless your code in some way relies on the PGI compilers. The default programming environment on Edison uses the Intel compiler suite. Cray and GNU compilers are also available....

323

Severe Convective Wind Environments  

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Nontornadic thunderstorm winds from long-lived, widespread convective windstorms can have a tremendous impact on human lives and property. To examine environments that support damaging wind producing convection, sounding parameters from Rapid ...

Evan L. Kuchera; Matthew D. Parker

2006-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Development Languages and Environment  

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It combines many of the best features of the standard UNiX working environment like C, sed, awk, csh and sh. Similar to sh and csh, it is used as a scripting...

325

Interactive collaborative media environments  

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Virtual reality (VR) provides a revolutionary interface between man and machine. However, present display and interface peripherals limit the potential of virtual environments within many activities or scenarios. Mainstream immersive VR is centred on ...

D. M. Traill; J. D. Bowshill; P. J. Lawrence

1997-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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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

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Artist's Statement My Grandparents were Jews who were forced from Germany during the Second World War. Mexico  

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War. Mexico welcomed them ambivalently, and they, in turn, spent their lives in permanent nostalgia. My work combines an obsessive dedication to technical precision and to traditional materials simply, paint that has been cut into with line. Paint is an organic substance with an animated tactile

Peterson, Blake R.

328

Environment induced incoherent controllability  

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We prove that the environment induced entanglement between two non interacting, two-dimensional quantum systems S and P can be used to control the dynamics of S by means of the initial state of P. Using a simple, exactly solvable model, we show that both accessibility and controllability of S can be achieved under suitable conditions on the interaction of S and P with the environment.

Raffaele Romano; Domenico D'Alessandro

2005-11-08T23:59:59.000Z

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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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Risk Mathematics and Quantum Games on Quantum Risk Structures - A Nuclear War Scenario Game  

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Quantum game theory is combined with risk mathematics' formalism to provide an approach to evolutionary scenario analysis. The formalism is addressed in its general form and is then applied to an extreme risks modelling case, to model a coevolving dynamical web of systemic situations representing the evolution of the regional tensions between two countries with nuclear weapons. The model's results are addressed regarding the potential for regional nuclear conflict to take place, and how evolutionary scenario analysis may contribute to nuclear war threat assessment and dynamical risk analysis. A final discussion is provided in what regards risk mathematics based on the evolutionary approach to risk assessement resulting from the combination of quantum game theory, morphic web representations and scenario analysis.

Carlos Pedro Gonalves

2012-11-28T23:59:59.000Z

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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?

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United Nations Environment Programme: Global Environment Outlook | Open  

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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

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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.

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Environment/Health/Safety (EHS)  

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Environment, Safety and Health Standards Set for LBNL Environment, Safety and Health Standards Set for LBNL Due to a recent Contract 31 action, the Necessary and Sufficient process...

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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

337

Environment analysis via ?CFA  

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We describe a new program-analysis framework, based on CPS and procedure-string abstractions, that can handle critical analyses which the k-CFA framework cannot. We present the main theorems concerning correctness, show an application analysis, ... Keywords: CPS, continuations, delta-CFA, environment analysis, flow analysis, functional languages, inlining, lambda calculus, program analysis, super-beta

Matthew Might; Olin Shivers

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

338

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.

339

The Limits of Fire Support: American Finances and Firepower Restraint during the Vietnam War  

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Excessive unobserved firepower expenditures by Allied forces during the Vietnam War defied the traditional counterinsurgency principle that population protection should be valued more than destruction of the enemy. Many historians have pointed to this discontinuity in their arguments, but none have examined the available firepower records in detail. This study compiles and analyzes available, artillery-related U.S. and Allied archival records to test historical assertions about the balance between conventional and counterinsurgent military strategy as it changed over time. It finds that, between 1965 and 1970, the commanders of the U.S. Military Assistance Command, Vietnam (MACV), Generals William Westmoreland and Creighton Abrams, shared significant continuity of strategic and tactical thought. Both commanders tolerated U.S. Army, Marine Corps, and Allied unobserved firepower at levels inappropriate for counterinsurgency and both reduced Army harassment and interdiction fire (H&I) as a response to increasing budgetary pressure. Before 1968, the Army expended nearly 40 percent of artillery ammunition as H&I a form of unobserved fire that sought merely to hinder enemy movement and to lower enemy morale, rather than to inflict any appreciable enemy casualties. To save money, Westmoreland reduced H&I, or interdiction after a semantic name change in February 1968, to just over 29 percent of ammunition expended in July 1968, the first full month of Abrams command. Abrams likewise pursued dollar savings with his Five-by-Five Plan of August 1968 that reduced Army artillery interdiction expenditures to nearly ten percent of ammunition by January 1969. Yet Abrams allowed Army interdiction to stabilize near this level until early 1970, when recurring financial pressure prompted him to virtually eliminate the practice. Meanwhile, Marines fired H&I at historically high rates into the final months of 1970 and Australian Harassing Fire surpassed Army and Marine Corps totals during the same period. South Vietnamese artillery also fired high rates of H&I, but Filipino and Thai artillery eschewed H&I in quiet areas of operation and Republic of Korea [ROK] forces abandoned H&I in late 1968 as a direct response to MACVs budgetary pressure. Financial pressure, rather than strategic change, drove MACVs unobserved firepower reductions during the Vietnam War.

Hawkins, John Michael

2013-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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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...

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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

342

An American Perspective on British Higher Education: The Decline of Diversity, Autonomy and Trust in Post-war British Higher Education  

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Perspective on British Higher Education: The Decline ofTrust in Post-war British Higher Education 1 Martin Trow TheCenter for Studies in Higher Education UC Berkeley, CA 94720

Trow, Martin A

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

343

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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Safety in the Manhattan Project, 1942 1946. Berkeley:Nuclear Badlands: The Manhattan Project in Post-Cold War Newbomb through the Manhattan Project and its asserted role in

Harkewicz, Laura J.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

344

The Diverse Environments of Gamma-Ray Bursts  

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novel Cold War rivalries, nuclear tests, covert satellites,Background ?rst Soviet nuclear test in 1949 helped sparkseries of escalating nuclear test explosions that continued

Perley, Daniel Alan

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

345

An analysis of uranium dispersal and health effects using a Gulf War case study.  

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The study described in this report used mathematical modeling to estimate health risks from exposure to depleted uranium (DU) during the 1991 Gulf War for both U.S. troops and nearby Iraqi civilians. The analysis found that the risks of DU-induced leukemia or birth defects are far too small to result in an observable increase in these health effects among exposed veterans or Iraqi civilians. Only a few veterans in vehicles accidentally struck by U.S. DU munitions are predicted to have inhaled sufficient quantities of DU particulate to incur any significant health risk (i.e., the possibility of temporary kidney damage from the chemical toxicity of uranium and about a 1% chance of fatal lung cancer). The health risk to all downwind civilians is predicted to be extremely small. Recommendations for monitoring are made for certain exposed groups. Although the study found fairly large calculational uncertainties, the models developed and used are generally valid. The analysis was also used to assess potential uranium health hazards for workers in the weapons complex. No illnesses are projected for uranium workers following standard guidelines; nonetheless, some research suggests that more conservative guidelines should be considered.

Marshall, Albert Christian

2005-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Linking legacies: Connecting the Cold War nuclear weapons production processes to their environmental consequences  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In the aftermath of the Cold War, the US has begun addressing the environmental consequences of five decades of nuclear weapons production. In support of this effort, the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1995 directed the Department of Energy (DOE) to describe the waste streams generated during each step in the production of nuclear weapons. Accordingly, this report responds to this mandate, and it is the Department`s first comprehensive analysis of the sources of waste and contamination generated by the production of nuclear weapons. The report also contains information on the missions and functions of nuclear weapons facilities, on the inventories of waste and materials remaining at these facilities, as well as on the extent and characteristics of contamination in and around these facilities. This analysis unites specific environmental impacts of nuclear weapons production with particular production processes. The Department used historical records to connect nuclear weapons production processes with emerging data on waste and contamination. In this way, two of the Department`s legacies--nuclear weapons manufacturing and environmental management--have become systematically linked. The goal of this report is to provide Congress, DOE program managers, non-governmental analysts, and the public with an explicit picture of the environmental results of each step in the nuclear weapons production and disposition cycle.

NONE

1997-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

347

The seamless computing environment  

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Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), Sandia National Laboratories (SNL), and Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center (PSC) are in the midst of a project through which their supercomputers are linked via high speed networks. The goal of this project is to solve national security and scientific problems too large to run on a single machine. This project, as well as the desire to maximize the use of high performance computing systems, has provided the impetus to develop and implement software tools and infrastructure to automate the tasks associated with running codes on one or more heterogeneous machines from a geographically distributed pool. The ultimate goal of this effort is the Seamless Computing Environment (SCE). SCE is a production environment to which a user submits a job and receives results without having to worry about scheduling resources or even which resources the system uses. The compilation, data migration, scheduling, and execution will take place with minimal user intervention.

Sheehan, T.J.; Papadopoulos, P.M.; Alexander, R. [and others

1997-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

348

Environment control system  

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A system for controlling the environment of an enclosed area in nuclear reactor installations. The system permits the changing of the environment from nitrogen to air, or from air to nitrogen, without the release of any radioactivity or process gas to the outside atmosphere. In changing from a nitrogen to an air environment, oxygen is inserted into the enclosed area at the same rate which the nitrogen-oxygen gas mixture is removed from the enclosed area. The nitrogen-oxygen gas mixture removed from the enclosed area is mixed with hydrogen, the hydrogen recombining with the oxygen present in the gas to form water. The water is then removed from the system and, if it contains any radioactive products, can be utilized to form concrete, which can then be transferred to a licensed burial site. The process gas is purified further by stripping it of carbon dioxide and then distilling it to remove any xenon, krypton, and other fission or non-condensable gases. The pure nitrogen is stored as either a cryogenic liquid or a gas. In changing from an air to nitrogen environment, the gas is removed from the enclosed area, mixed with hydrogen to remove the oxygen present, dried, passed through adsorption beds to remove any fission gases, and reinserted into the enclosed area. Additionally, the nitrogen stored during the nitrogen to air change, is inserted into the enclosed area, the nitrogen from both sources being inserted into the enclosed area at the same rate as the removal of the gas from the containment area. As designed, the amount of nitrogen stored during the nitrogen to air change substantially equals that required to replace oxygen removed during an air to nitrogen change.

Sammarone, Dino G. (Edgewood Borough, PA)

1978-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

349

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.

350

Galaxy Evolution and Environment  

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The properties of galaxies are strongly correlated with their environment, with red galaxies dominating galaxy clusters and blue galaxies dominating the general field. However, not all field galaxies are young: studies of the colors, line strengths, and M/L ratios of massive early-type galaxies at 0environment. There is good evidence that the growth of these galaxies does continue longer in the field than in clusters, via (nearly) dissipationless mergers of already old galaxies. These results are consistent with predictions of recent galaxy formation models, which incorporate AGN feedback to suppress star formation in the most massive halos. Systematic studies of the relation of galaxies with their environment beyond z=1 are difficult, and still somewhat contradictory. Intriguingly both the DEEP2 and VVDS surveys find that the color-density relation disappears at z~1.3, unfortunately just at the point where both surveys become highly incomplete. On the other hand, clustering studies at z~2.5 have shown that red galaxies cluster more strongly than blue galaxies, implying that the color-density relation was already in place at that redshift.

Pieter van Dokkum; Ryan Quadri

2007-04-13T23:59:59.000Z

351

Aluminum: Technology, Applications, and Environment (Sample ...  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Because hydroelectric power is a relatively inexpensive and clean source of energy, aluminum smelters are mostly built in countries with readily avail-.

352

Environment Induced Time Arrow  

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The spread of the time arrows from the environment to an observed subsystem is followed within a harmonic model. A similarity is pointed out between irreversibility and a phase with spontaneously broken symmetry. The causal structure of interaction might be lost in the irreversible case, as well. The Closed Time Path formalism is developed for classical systems and shown to handle the time arrow problem in a clear and flexible manner. The quantum case is considered, as well, and the common origin of irreversibility and decoherence is pointed out.

Janos Polonyi

2012-06-25T23:59:59.000Z

353

Nanotech/Environment, Health & Safety Portal  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

NIST Home > Nanotech/Environment, Health & Safety Portal. Nanotech/Environment, Health & Safety Portal. Programs and ...

2013-05-16T23:59:59.000Z

354

Guest Editors' Introduction: Hostile Environments  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Pervasive computing technology can save lives by both eliminating the need for humans to work in hostile environments and supporting them when they do. In general, environments that are hazardous to humans are hard on ...

Lukowicz, Paul

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ENVIRONMENT AL REVI  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

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

356

Communication in hazardous environments  

SciTech Connect

Radios were investigated for use in hazardous environments where protective breathing equipment such as plastic suits and respirators interfere with communication. A radio system, manufactured by Communications-Applied technology (C-AT), was identified that was designed specifically for hazardous environment communications. This equipment had been used successfully by the US Army and NASA for several years. C-AT equipment was evaluated in plantwide applications at the Savannah River Plant (SRP) using temporary frequencies obtained by the Department of Energy-Savannah River (DOE-SR). Radios performed well in all applications, which included a tritium facility, high-level caves, a nuclear reactor building, tank farm, and a canyon building interior. Permanent frequencies were obtained by DOE-SR for two complete six-man C-AT systems at SRP. Because of the relatively short range of these systems, replicates will cover all applications of this type of equipment plantwide. Twelve radio systems are currently being used successfully in plantwide applications.

Rankin, W N; Herold, T R

1986-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

357

Building Environment Division Staff Directory  

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... Energy and Environment Division. Fire Research Division. Systems Integration Division. Intelligent Systems Division. Smart Grid Program Office. ...

2013-04-03T23:59:59.000Z

358

Environment, Safety & Health  

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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.

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Virtual Environment and  

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The levels of immersion and presence felt by users in a Virtual Environment (VE) are very important factors that dictate the quality of the Virtual Reality (VR) experience. Sensori-motor systems, both hardware and software, are the components of a VR system that contribute to generate the VEs and to create the feeling of being there. This paper reviews the different visualization hardware/software components that are at the heart of a VR system and provides means for assessing their performance in the context of various applications. Because of its historical and functional importance in the field of VR, visualization hardware is reviewed first (HMDs, VRDs, stereo glasses, CRT, LCD monitors and Plasma displays...). Then, a list of the most important insights, which should be addressed when designing and assembling a VR system, are discussed. Finally, visualization software is covered in the context of the available hardware components.

Sensori-Motor Activities Visualization; M. Mokhtari; F. Lemieux; F. Bernier; D. Ouellet; R. Drouin; D. Laurendeau; A. Branzan-albu

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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SC e-journals, Environment  

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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

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Sample Environment | ORNL Neutron Sciences  

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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

362

The Militia of the Seas: a guide to the Confederate privateers of the American Civil War, 1861-1865  

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This thesis presents a survey of the Confederate privateers, providing descriptions of the vessels and their careers. Primary sources supply the foundation of this thesis, which is intended to aid archaeologists and historians in their research. In addition to biographies of each privateer, the study includes transcriptions of the original documents from which many of the statistics are obtained. Discussions of the history of privatizing and the navies in the Civil War establish the context in which the Confederate privateers operated. Furthermore, the relevance of steam technology in the performance of the privateers is considered. The vessels that appear to be promising avenues for future archaeological and historical research are discussed.

Buford, Valerie Samantha

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

363

Do Males Always Like War? A Critique on Francis Fukuyama and His Hyper Masculine Assertions on Feminization of World Politics  

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(Ehrenreich, 1999). If male are really "hard-wired" it is not necessarily because of biology, but because of socialization. There are widespread taboos on female handling of weapons, but at the same time, male are encouraged to do so cross-culturally right... that male are really aggressive and violent, is there anything that their aggression and violence have contributed for human progress, other than wars, struggles, inter-tribal conflicts, and most importantly nuclear threats? May be, Y.R. LUINTEL: Do Males...

Luintel, Youba Raj

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

364

Nuclear materials control technology in the post-cold war world: Radiation-based methods and information management systems  

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The end of the cold war is providing both opportunities and requirements for improving the control of nuclear materials around the world. The dismantlement of nuclear weapons and the growth of nuclear power, including the use of plutonium in light water reactors and breeder reactor programs, coupled with enhanced proliferation concerns, drive the need for improved nuclear materials control. We describe nuclear materials control and the role of technology in making controls more effective and efficient. The current use and anticipated development in selected radiation-based methods and related information management systems am described briefly.

Tape, J.W.; Eccleston, G.W.; Ensslin, N.; Markin, J.T.

1993-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

365

No moving parts safe & arm apparatus and method with monitoring and built-in-test for optical firing of explosive systems  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A laser initiated ordnance controller apparatus which provides a safe and arm scheme with no moving parts. The safe & arm apparatus provides isolation of firing energy to explosive devices using a combination of polarization isolation and control through acousto-optical deviation of laser energy pulses. The apparatus provides constant monitoring of the systems status and performs 100% built-in-test at any time prior to ordnance ignition without the risk of premature ignition or detonation. The apparatus has a computer controller, a solid state laser, an acousto-optic deflector and RF drive circuitry, built-in-test optics and electronics, and system monitoring capabilities. The optical system is completed from the laser beam power source to the pyrotechnic ordnance through fiber optic cabling, optical splitters and optical connectors. During operation of the apparatus, a command is provided by the computer controller and, simultaneous with laser flashlamp fire, the safe & arm device is opened for approximately 200 microseconds which allows the laser pulse to transmit through the device. The arm signal also energizes the laser power supply and activates the acousto-optical deflector. When the correct fire format command is received, the acousto-optic deflector moves to the selected event channel, and the channel is verified to ensure the system is pointing to the correct position. Laser energy is transmitted through the fiber where an ignitor or detonator designed to be sensitive to optical pulses is fired at the end of the fiber channel. Simultaneous event channels may also be utilized by optically splitting a single event channel. The built-in-test may be performed anytime prior to ordnance ignition. 6 figures.

Hendrix, J.L.

1995-04-11T23:59:59.000Z

366

No moving parts safe & arm apparatus and method with monitoring and built-in-test for optical firing of explosive systems  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A laser initiated ordnance controller apparatus which provides a safe and m scheme with no moving parts. The safe & arm apparatus provides isolation of firing energy to explosive devices using a combination of polarization isolation and control through acousto-optical deviation of laser energy pulses. The apparatus provides constant monitoring of the systems status and performs 100% built-in-test at any time prior to ordnance ignition without the risk of premature ignition or detonation. The apparatus has a computer controller, a solid state laser, an acousto-optic deflector and RF drive circuitry, built-in-test optics and electronics, and system monitoring capabilities. The optical system is completed from the laser beam power source to the pyrotechnic ordnance through fiber optic cabling, optical splitters and optical connectors. During operation of the apparatus, a command is provided by the computer controller and, simultaneous with laser flashlamp fire, the safe & arm device is opened for approximately 200 microseconds which allows the laser pulse to transmit through the device. The arm signal also energizes the laser power supply and activates the acousto-optical deflector. When the correct fire format command is received, the acousto-optic deflector moves to the selected event channel, and the channel is verified to ensure the system is pointing to the correct position. Laser energy is transmitted through the fiber where an ignitor or detonator designed to be sensitive to optical pulses is fired at the end of the fiber channel. Simultaneous event channels may also be utilized by optically splitting a single event channel. The built-in-test may be performed anytime prior to ordnance ignition.

Hendrix, James L. (Overland Park, KS)

1995-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

367

The making of a combat unit: a National Guard Regiment goes to war  

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During World War II, the U.S. Army in the Southwest Pacific Area (SWPA) played an important role in the defeat of Japan, but its contribution has not been analyzed in adequate detail. By exploring the experience of one regiment as it learned and adapted over time, this thesis sheds light on how American units prepared for and carried out combat operations in SWPA. It examines the transformation of the 112th Cavalry Regiment from a peacetime National Guard unit to a battle-tested fighting organization. Federalized in 1940 and shipped to the Pacific Theater in 1942, the unit performed garrison duties on New Caledonia until it transferred to SWPA. In June 1943, the dismounted cavalrymen landed unopposed on Woodlark Island, where they gained an appreciation for patrolling, living in the jungle, and constructing fortifications. During these deployments, the regiment experienced low personnel turnover and benefited from a stability that strengthened unit cohesion. The 112th's first combat came in December 1943 at Arawe, New Britain. Since the regiment had a numerical advantage, was well-supplied, and held strong prepared positions, this operation exposed unit shortcomings at limited cost. Nonetheless, the experience spawned adaptation as cavalrymen learned about enemy tactics, the use of firepower, and the effectiveness of their weapons and techniques. The culminating event in the unit's transformation took place on New Guinea's Driniumor River in July 1944. In this extraordinary battle, the regiment showed that it had grasped the complexities of infantry combat. The evolution of the 112th occurred over time as the unit trained, fought, and learned. In battle, troopers adapted to defeat the enemy and to increase their chances of survival. Looking forward to future engagements, the 112th's leaders took the lessons of the combat zone and incorporated them into training. Building on what it had learned, the regiment adopted techniques better suited to fighting in SWPA. Though supported with secondary sources, this thesis is based almost entirely on primary documents, especially records housed in the National Archives in College Park, Maryland, and the recollections of 112th veterans.

Powell, James Scott

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

368

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

369

Market Design Test Environments  

SciTech Connect

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

370

Fast neutron environments.  

SciTech Connect

The goal of this LDRD project is to develop a rapid first-order experimental procedure for the testing of advanced cladding materials that may be considered for generation IV nuclear reactors. In order to investigate this, a technique was developed to expose the coupons of potential materials to high displacement damage at elevated temperatures to simulate the neutron environment expected in Generation IV reactors. This was completed through a high temperature high-energy heavy-ion implantation. The mechanical properties of the ion irradiated region were tested by either micropillar compression or nanoindentation to determine the local properties, as a function of the implantation dose and exposure temperature. In order to directly compare the microstructural evolution and property degradation from the accelerated testing and classical neutron testing, 316L, 409, and 420 stainless steels were tested. In addition, two sets of diffusion couples from 316L and HT9 stainless steels with various refractory metals. This study has shown that if the ion irradiation size scale is taken into consideration when developing and analyzing the mechanical property data, significant insight into the structural properties of the potential cladding materials can be gained in about a week.

Buchheit, Thomas Edward; Kotula, Paul Gabriel; Lu, Ping; Brewer, Luke N. (Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA); Goods, Steven Howard (Sandia National Laboratories, Livermore, CA); Foiles, Stephen Martin; Puskar, Joseph David; Hattar, Khalid Mikhiel; Doyle, Barney Lee; Boyce, Brad Lee; Clark, Blythe G.

2011-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

371

ENERGY & ENVIRONMENT DIVISION. ANNUAL REPORT FY 1980  

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OF CALIFORNIA ENERGY & ENVIRONMENT DIVISION DIVISION HEAD E.Pollutants in Combustion Environments D. Lucas, N. Brown,Inc. , Energy/Environment Data Study, Cambridge, Mass. , May

Authors, Various

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

372

Constructing Commons in the Cultural Environment  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Commons in the Cultural Environment Michael J. MadisonCOMMONS IN THE CULTURAL ENVIRONMENT Draft of August 27, 2008Commons in the Cultural Environment ? Michael J. Madison, 1

Madison, Michael J.; Frischmann, Brett M.; Strandburg, Katherine J.

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

373

Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) Jump to: navigation, search Logo: Stockholm Environment Institute Name Stockholm Environment Institute Address Kraftriket 2B, SE-106 91 Place...

374

Playing the Environment: Games as Virtual Ecologies  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Playing the Environment: Games as Virtual Ecologies Alendasocial realism, games, environment, ecology 1. INTRODUCTIONversions of the environment? The answer is multifaceted.

Chang, Alenda Y.

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

375

D i i f S t i bilit i th B ilt E i tDesigning for Sustainability in the Built Environment Exterior Facade Design for Maximum Daylighting and Solar Power  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

to downsize the air conditioning system. The resulting cost reduction helps pay for daylighting improvements Facade Design for Maximum Daylighting and Solar Power GenerationGeneration A frank assessment of issues "...the art and science of daylighting is not so much about how to provide enough daylighting as how to do

Massachusetts at Amherst, University of

376

No moving parts safe and arm apparatus and method with monitoring and built-in-test for optical firing of explosive systems  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A laser initiated ordnance controller apparatus which provides a safe and arm scheme with no moving parts. The safe and arm apparatus provides isolation of firing energy to explosive devices using a combination of polarization isolation and control through acousto-optical deviation of laser energy pulses. The apparatus provides constant monitoring of the systems status and performs 100% built-in-test at any time prior to ordnance ignition without the risk of premature ignition or detonation. The apparatus has a computer controller, a solid state laser, an acousto-optic deflector and RF drive circuitry, built-in-test optics and electronics, and system monitoring capabilities. The optical system is completed from the laser beam power source to the pyrotechnic ordnance through fiber optic cabling, optical splitters and optical connectors. During operation of the apparatus, a command is provided by the computer controller and, simultaneous with laser flashlamp fire, the safe and arm device is opened for approximately 200 microseconds which allows the laser pulse to transmit through the device. The arm signal also energizes the laser power supply and activated the acousto-optical deflector. When the correct fire format command is received, the acousto-optic deflector moves to the selected event channel and the channel is verified to ensure the system is pointing to the correct position. Laser energy is transmitted through the fiber where an ignitor or detonator designed to be sensitive to optical pulses is fired at the end of the fiber channel.

Hendrix, J.L.

1994-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

377

Oil dependence and Thai foreign-policy behavior during the Arab-Israeli war of October 1973  

SciTech Connect

The purpose of this study is to explain Thai foreign-policy behavior toward the Arab-Israeli conflict during the Arab oil embargo of 1973-1974 in the wake of the October 1973 War. The major hypothesis is that Thai foreign policy behavior shifted from a neutral to a pro-Arab position after the Arab oil embargo. This shift was motivated by Thai oil-import dependence on OAPEC (Organization of Arab Petroleum Exporting Countries). Oil has assumed an economic as well as a political dimension. Therefore, its political influence over the oil-dependent states cannot be dismissed. Thai foreign-policy behavior in the Arab-Israeli conflict is analyzed through the use of the dependence approach, which contends that external reliance is a potent factor for explaining behavior of actors. Thailand's foreign-policy stand is first delineated through the use of documents containing policy statements by Thai delegates to the United Nations. It was found that although Thai public policy statements were never bluntly anti-Israel, they moved from between neutrality before the oil crisis to a pro-Arab position after the oil crisis of 1973-1974. This shift of Thailand's foreign policy behavior position was then measured against its UN voting records. Results of the voting analysis indicated that the shifting of Thai foreign policy behavior during the October war was motivated by Thailand's oil-import dependence.

Keophumihae, S.

1985-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

378

Environment/Health/Safety (EHS)  

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to assist Berkeley Lab supervisors and managers in conducting discussions on environment, safety and health topics with their staff. Each slide delivers focused talking...

379

ORISE: Contact Environment, Safety & Health  

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Safety Integrated Safety Management Voluntary Protection Program VPP Star Status Environment Work Smart Standards Oak Ridge Institute for Science Education Contact Us Use the form...

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Environment/Health/Safety (EHS)  

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recommendations to the Laboratory Director on the development and implementation of Environment, Safety & Health (ES&H) policy, guidelines, codes and regulatory interpretation. It...

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Environment/Health/Safety (EHS)  

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Concerns Training SubcontractorsVendors (SJHA) Waste Management What We Do The EnvironmentHealthSafety division helps Berkeley Lab staff perform their work safely and in an...

382

Stretched Polymers in Random Environment  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We survey recent results and open questions on the ballistic phase of stretched polymers in both annealed and quenched random environments.

Dmitry Ioffe; Yvan Velenik

2010-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

383

Recirculation of Materials and Environments  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Mar 6, 2013... Chemical Manufacturing and Its Impact on Environment A Review: Sergio Sanchez-Segado1; Animesh Jha1; 1University of Leeds

384

The Parallel Applications Development Environment  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... configured his or her environment as described in Chapter 2 of this manual. ... output of these commands, scripts, or programs can be piped back to ...

385

OpenEI Community - Environment  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

s-partner-expand-natural-gas-highwaycomments clean energy Clean Energy Fuels energy Environment Fuel GE Innovation Partnerships Technology Innovation & Solutions Transportation...

386

Multiscale Modeling of Interfacial Environments around ...  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Multiscale Modeling of Interfacial Environments around Carbon Nanotubes. ... can be significantly affected by the interfacial environment at the ...

2013-02-13T23:59:59.000Z

387

The human agent virtual environment  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In this paper we describe a multi-agent simulation called the Human Agent Virtual Environment (or HAVE). HAVE is a test bed to explore agent-environment interaction in multi-agent simulation for defence applications. The primary research driver in the ... Keywords: agents and cognitive models, defence, multi-agent simulation and modeling

Michael Papasimeon; Adrian R. Pearce; Simon Goss

2007-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

388

Qualitative physics in virtual environments  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In this paper, we describe a new approach to the creation of virtual environments, which uses qualitative physics to implement object behaviour. We adopted Qualitative Process Theory as a qualitative reasoning formalism, due to its representational properties ... Keywords: intelligent virtual environments, modelling and simulation, qualitative physics

Marc Cavazza; Simon Hartley; Jean-Luc Lugrin; Mikael Le Bras

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

389

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

390

Multiplicity in aggregated built form  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Although the economic efficiency of industrial construction technologies based on long production runs of similar manufactured components i s well known, strict dimensional considerations and repeated use of a limited ...

Smith, Mark DeLaney

1985-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

391

Cold RF test and associated mechanical features correlation of a TESLA-style 9-cell superconducting niobium cavity built in China  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The RF performance of a 1.3 GHz 9-cell superconducting niobium cavity was evaluated at cryogenic temperatures following surface processing by using the standard ILC-style recipe. The cavity is a TESLA-style 9-cell superconducting niobium cavity, with complete end group components including a higher order mode coupler, built in China for practical applications. An accelerating gradient of 28.6 MV/m was achieved at an unloaded quality factor of 4 x 10{sup 9}. The morphological property of mechanical features on the RF surface of this cavity was characterized through optical inspection. Correlation between the observed mechanical features and the RF performance of the cavity is attempted.

Dai, Jing; Quan, Sheng-Wen; Zhang, Bao-Cheng; Lin, Lin; Hao, Jian-Kui; Zhu, Feng; Xu, Wen-Can; He, Fei-Si; Jin, Song; Wang, Fang; Liu, Ke-Xin; Geng, R L

2012-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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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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Great Historical Events That Were Significantly Affected by the Weather: 5, Some Meteorological Events of the Crimean War and Their Consequences  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In November 1854, in an early phase of the Crimean War (September 1854February 1856), two meteorological events occurred that had important effects. The first was an intense fog on the 5th, and the second an unusually violent storm on the 14th.

S. Lindgrn; J. Neumann

1980-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

394

Oil, war, and American security: the search for a national policy on foreign oil, 1941-1947  

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This book is concerned with the search for a national policy on foreign oil from 1941 to 1947. World War II saw an attempt to develop a national policy on foreign oil. The United States did not have a diplomatic post in Arabia until 1942, though for some time Ibn Saud's nearly bankrupt kingdom had been partly supported by the British government and American oil companies. In 1941, the United States established an office in the State Department to deal with oil policy; it was headed by an oil executive whose company continued to pay him nearly four times his federal salary. Characteristically Roosevelt played off subordinates, Harold Ickes and Cordell Hull, against one another, and the impetus toward a policy was due in part to their jockeying for control. Rivalry with England, another major factor, led to an Anglo-American oil agreement, but this pact was not ratified by the Senate. The style of the book is narrative. (DP)

Stoff, M.B.

1980-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

395

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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During Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm, George H.W. Bush achieved the rhetorical success that had escaped his prior speaking endeavors. If the aforementioned assessments regarded Bushs Gulf War rhetoric as a rhetorical triumph, in light of prior damning criticism of his rhetorical abilities, then an explanation for that triumph is in order. Bushs rhetoric differed from his Presidential predecessors by virtue of two factors. First, as the first U.S. president of the Post-Cold War era, Bushs 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 within his rhetoric itself. This differed from the rhetoric of his immediate predecessor, Ronald Reagan, whose rhetoric employed American exceptionalism without reference to realism, although that rhetoric was strategically geared toward achieving realist foreign policy ends. Bushs success was also considerable in that he faced significant rhetorical constraints created or exacerbated by Reagan. Reagans reputation as the Great Communicator, contrasted with Bushs less-than-stellar reputation as an orator, makes Bushs rhetorical success particularly worth understanding. President George H.W. Bush relied on three particular arguments to facilitate a U.S. military victory during the 1991 Persian Gulf War. These arguments differed considerably from foreign policy arguments offered by the Reagan administration with respect to the manner in which they addressed issues concerning the United Nations and the Vietnam War. First, Bush promoted U.N. diplomacy as a subsidiary of U.S. foreign policy. For Bush, the U.N. served as a venue where world opinion could be galvanized and action serving United States interests would not be constrained so much as legitimized. Second, he compared and contrasted U.S. action in the Gulf to the Vietnam War. In doing so, he combined the moral urgency of prior foreign policy efforts with the hindsight necessary to avoid a repeat of the American experience in Vietnam. Third, in retrospectively assessing the Gulf War, Bush depicted the conflict as a discrete foreign policy event in which he narrowly defined victory. Bush defined victory as the removal of Iraqi forces from Kuwait, in an attempt to shape a historical consensus on the significance of U.S. action.

Rangel, Nicolas , Jr.

2007-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Y-12 continues missions while focusing on environment  

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buildings were also being added there to increase the output of enriched uranium for nuclear power plants as well as nuclear weapons. From this low point after the war ended...

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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

398

The Environment, Health and Safety  

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Environment, Health and Safety Program at the MIT Plasma Science and Fusion Center Catherine Fiore PSFC Office of ES&H May 14, 2003 C Mod Alcator Design of the EHS system for...

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Views of software development environments  

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This paper develops an abstract model of software development and then explores its implications for software development environments (SDEs). It explores the automation of engineering, i.e., what to automate, and the engineering of automation, ...

W. Stinson

1989-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Environment | OpenEI Community  

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Environment Home Jessi3bl's picture Submitted by Jessi3bl(15) Member 16 December, 2012 - 19:18 GE, Clean Energy Fuels Partner to Expand Natural Gas Highway clean energy Clean...

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A MATLAB function for Network Environ Analysis  

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Network Environ Analysis is a formal, quantitative methodology to describe an object's within system ''environ''ment [Patten, B.C., 1978a. Systems approach to the concept of environment. Ohio Journal of Science 78, 206-222]. It provides a perspective ... Keywords: Ecological Modelling, Ecological Network Analysis, Network Environ Analysis

Brian D. Fath; Stuart R. Borrett

2006-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

402

Human Footprints on the Global Environment  

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Footprints on the Global Environment. By Rosa A. Eugene,Footprints on the Global Environment. MIT Press, 2010. xi +of its own impact on the environment that surrounds its

Ferrara, Enzo

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

403

Nonproliferation, arms control and disarmament and extended deterrence in the new security environment  

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With the end of the Cold War, in a dramatically changed security environment, the advances in nonnuclear strategic capabilities along with reduced numbers and roles for nuclear forces has altered the calculus of deterrence and defense, at least for the United States. For many, this opened up a realistic possibility of a nuclear-free world. It soon became clear that the initial post-Cold War hopes were exaggerated. The world did change fundamentally, but it did not become more secure and stable. In place of the old Soviet threat, there has been growing concern about proliferation and terrorism involving nuclear and other weapons of mass destruction (WMD), regional conflicts, global instability and increasingly serious new and emerging threats, including cyber attacks and attacks on satellites. For the United States at least, in this emerging environment, the political rationales for nuclear weapons, from deterrence to reassurance to alliance management, are changing and less central than during the Cold War to the security of the United States, its friends and allies. Nuclear weapons remain important for the US, but for a far more limited set of roles and missions. As the Perry-Schlesinger Commission report reveals, there is a domestic US consensus on nuclear policy and posture at the highest level and for the near term, including the continued role of nuclear arms in deterring WMD use and in reassuring allies. Although the value of nuclear weapons has declined for the United States, the value of these weapons for Russia, China and so-called 'rogue' states is seen to be rising. The nuclear logic of NATO during Cold War - the need for nuclear weapons to counter vastly superior conventional capabilities of the Soviet Union and the Warsaw Pact - is today heard from Russians and even some proliferants. Moreover, these weapons present a way for rogues to achieve regional hegemony and possibly to deter interventions by the United States or others. While the vision of a nuclear-free world is powerful, both existing nuclear powers and proliferators are unlikely to forego nuclear weapons entirely in a world that is dangerous and uncertain. And the emerging world would not necessarily be more secure and stable without nuclear weapons. Even if nuclear weapons were given up by the United States and other nuclear-weapon states, there would continue to be concerns about the proliferation of nuclear, chemical and biological weapons, which would not disappear and could worsen. WMD terrorism would remain a concern that was largely unaffected by US and other nuclear-weapon decisions. Conventional capabilities would not disappear and the prospects for warfare could rise. In addition, new problems could arise if rogue states or other non-status-quo powers attempted to take advantage of moves toward disarmament, while friends and allies who are not reassured as in the past could reconsider their options if deterrence declined. To address these challenges, non- and counter-proliferation and counterterrorismincluding defenses and consequence management-are priorities, especially in light of an anticipated 'renaissance' in civil nuclear power. The current agenda of the United States and others includes efforts to: (1) Strengthen International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and its safeguards system; (2) Strengthen export controls, especially for sensitive technologies, by limiting the development of reprocessing and enrichment technologies and by requiring the Additional Protocol as a condition of supply; (3) Establish a reliable supply regime, including the possibility of multilateral or multinational ownership of fuel cycle facilities, as a means to promote nuclear energy without increasing the risks of proliferation or terrorism; (4) Implement effectively UN Security Council Resolution 1540; and (5) Strengthen and institutionalize the Proliferation Security Initiative and the Global Initiative to Combat Nuclear Terrorism. These and other activities are important in themselves, and are essential to maintaining and strengthening the Nonproliferati

Pilat, Joseph F [Los Alamos National Laboratory

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

404

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

405

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

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Ariane Environment | Open Energy Information  

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Ariane Environment Ariane Environment Jump to: navigation, search Name Ariane Environment Place London, United Kingdom Zip W8 6JL Product String representation "Ariane Environm ... onmental value." is too long. Coordinates 51.506325°, -0.127144° 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":51.506325,"lon":-0.127144,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Westminster Energy Environment Transport Forum | Open Energy...  

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Westminster Energy Environment Transport Forum Jump to: navigation, search Name Westminster Energy, Environment & Transport Forum Place United Kingdom Product String representation...

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Modeling thermal comfort in stratified environments  

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Arens E. , and Wang D. 2004. "Thermal sensation and comfortin transient non-uniform thermal environments", European7730, 1994, Moderate Thermal Environments Determination of

Zhang, H.; Huizenga, C.; Arens, Edward A; Yu, T.

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

409

Global Environment Facility (GEF) | Open Energy Information  

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Edit with form History Share this page on Facebook icon Twitter icon Global Environment Facility (GEF) Jump to: navigation, search Name Global Environment Facility Address...

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BNL | Climate, Environment and Bisoscience  

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Climate, Environment, and Biosciences Climate, Environment, and Biosciences bioscience research Revealing Nature-from Microscopic to Atmospheric Scales With recognized expertise in plant sciences, imaging, and climate studies, Brookhaven Lab advances some of the most promising scientific methods of achieving a sustainable future. This cross-disciplinary research seeks to understand the relationships between climate change, sustainable energy initiatives, and the planet's natural ecosystems. As environmental and economic issues mount, this research will provide increasingly important guidance and opportunities for climate change management strategies, approaches to adaptation, and policy decisions. Building a Sustainable Future Major goals include: Significantly improving climate models based on high-quality data

411

Yucca Mountain and The Environment  

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The Yucca Mountain Project places a high priority on protecting the environment. To ensure compliance with all state and federal environmental laws and regulations, the Project established an Environmental Management System. Important elements of the Environmental Management System include the following: (1) monitoring air, water, and other natural resources; (2) protecting plant and animal species by minimizing land disturbance; (3) restoring vegetation and wildlife habitat in disturbed areas; (4) protecting cultural resources; (5) minimizing waste, preventing pollution, and promoting environmental awareness; and (6) managing of hazardous and non-hazardous waste. Reducing the impacts of Project activities on the environment will continue for the duration of the Project.

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2005-04-12T23:59:59.000Z

412

Modular, automated software testing environment  

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A software development methodology has been developed with Softool's Change and Configuration Control (CCC) environment. Fundamental to this approach is the exclusion of all development activities from the CCC data base. The contents of the CCC data base are restricted to software which has passed appropriate reviews. Development activities are performed in the host operating system account of various programmers. A set of CCC macros and VUS command files support this methodology, thereby allowing the configuration manager to transfer files between the development and configuration management environments. 3 refs.

Cort, G.; Nelson, R.O.

1986-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

413

Trade and the environment: Discussion  

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The author presents a synopsis of several papers on the issue of international trade and the environment. The papers address the following topics: the complex interrelationships of international trade, environment, and poverty in developing countries; environmental aspects of economic relations between nations; and the debate between environmentalists and free trade advocates. The author also adds comments about the US embargo on Mexican yellow-fin tuna imports, concluding that this unilateral embargo action, while initially creating tentions, may have provided a useful impetus to working out a multinational environmental standard.

Lutz, E.

1992-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

414

Environment  

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Table 7   Pressure vessel steels for high-temperature service...composition Normal temperature range of usage Allowable stress at low end of usage temperature Allowable stress at high end of usage temperature °C °F MPa ksi MPa ksi SA 204, grade C 0.28% C max; 0.45??0.60% Mo 430??510 800??950 130 18.8 57 8.2 SA 302, grade B 0.25% C max; 1.15??1.50% Mn;...

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Multi-layer approach to motion planning in obstacle rich environment  

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A widespread use of robotic technology in civilian and military applications has generated a need for advanced motion planning algorithms that are real-time implementable. These algorithms are required to navigate autonomous vehicles through obstacle-rich environments. This research has led to the development of the multilayer trajectory generation approach. It is built on the principle of separation of concerns, which partitions a given problem into multiple independent layers, and addresses complexity that is inherent at each level. We partition the motion planning algorithm into a roadmap layer and an optimal control layer. At the roadmap layer, elements of computational geometry are used to process the obstacle rich environment and generate feasible sets. These are used by the optimal control layer to generate trajectories while satisfying dynamics of the vehicle. The roadmap layer ignores the dynamics of the system, and the optimal control layer ignores the complexity of the environment, thus achieving a separation of concern. This decomposition enables computationally tractable methods to be developed for addressing motion planning in complex environments. The approach is applied in known and unknown environments. The methodology developed in this thesis has been successfully applied to a 6 DOF planar robotic testbed. Simulation results suggest that the planner can generate trajectories that navigate through obstacles while satisfying dynamical constraints.

Kim, Sung Hyun

2008-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

416

Organising software in active environments  

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In this paper, we investigate the use of logic-based multi-agent systems for modelling active environments. Our case study is an intelligent support system for a so-called active museum. We show the approach of structuring the agent ...

Benjamin Hirsch; Michael Fisher; Chiara Ghidini; Paolo Busetta

2004-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

417

Transportation environment data bank index  

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In an effort to determine the environment intensities to which shipping containers will be exposed, a ''Data Bank'' of environmental information has been established by Sandia Laboratories, Division 1285 for the ERDA Division of Environmental Control Technology. This document is an index which can be used to request data of interest. (auth)

Davidson, C.A.; Foley, J.T.

1976-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

418

Empathy in virtual learning environments  

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How do we engage teachers and learners in the learning process and what are the benefits of this? How do we get students to learn? Many academic institutions of all levels are asking these questions. Throughout the years new teaching methodologies ... Keywords: Second Life, VLEs, e-learning, empathy, engagement, online learning, teaching methodologies, virtual learning environments

Judith Molka-Danielsen; Bryan W. Carter; Alastair Creelman

2009-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

419

Virtual Human Problem Solving Environments  

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Abstract. Interest in complex integrated digital or virtual human modeling has seen a significant increase over the last decade. Coincident with that increased interest, Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) initiated the development of a human simulation tool, the Virtual Human. The Virtual Human includes a problem-solving environment (PSE) for implementing the integration of physiological models in different programming languages and connecting physiological function to anatomy. The Virtual Human PSE (VHPSE) provides the computational framework with which to develop the concept of a "Virtual Human." Supporting the framework is a data definition for modeling parameters, PhysioML, a Virtual Human Database (VHDB), and a Web-based graphical user interface (GUI) developed using Java. Following description of the VHPSE, we discuss four example implementations of models within the framework. Further expansion of a human modeling environment was carried out in the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency Virtual Soldier Project. SCIRun served as the Virtual Soldier problem solving environment (VSPSE). We review and compare specific developments in these projects that have significant potential for the future of Virtual Human modeling and simulation. We conclude with an evaluation of areas of future work that will provide important extensions to the VHPSE and VSPSE and make possible a fully-integrated environment for human anatomical and physiological modeling: the Virtual Human.

Ward, Richard C [ORNL; Pouchard, Line Catherine [ORNL; Munro, Nancy B [ORNL; Fischer, Sarah Kathleen [ORNL

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

420

Environment/Climate Programs and Projects  

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... separate interlaboratory comparison exercises for environmental contaminants in ... Organic Contaminants in the Marine Environment Last Updated ...

2010-09-22T23:59:59.000Z

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Scaffold Gradients: Finding the Right Environment for ...  

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Scaffold Gradients: Finding the Right Environment for Developing Cells. For Immediate Release: May 25, 2010. ...

2013-05-14T23:59:59.000Z

422

Personal possessions from the H.M.S. Boscawen: life on board a mid eighteenth-century warship during the French and Indian War  

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From 1759 to 1760, during the later stages of the French and Indian War, the H.M.S Boscawen sailed with General Jeffrey Amherst's flotilla against French rivals on Lake Champlain. In addition to serving as a warship, the Boscawen was used to transport soldiers and supplies to British fortifications along the lake. With the formal conclusion of the war in 1763, the Boscawen was taken out of military service and moored at the King's Shipyard below Fort Ticonderoga. Stripped of armament and rigging, she rotted and sank into the mud. Between 1983 and 1985 the discovery and excavation of the sloop Boscawen were carried out as a multidisciplinary study of naval architecture, maritime history, shipboard life, and artifact conservation. The excavation produced over 5,000 artifacts; the assemblage reported here consists of 1,345 items relating to the crew's clothing, diet, and recreation. The study of these artifacts has contributed to our knowledge of shipboard life on British Army warships during the French and Indian War, indicating the terms of interaction between British and Provincial forces, and reflecting the relationship between the armies and navy.

Erwin, Gail

1994-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

423

Environment and Nuclear Programs | Department of Energy  

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Environment and Nuclear Programs Environment and Nuclear Programs Environment and Nuclear Programs Cooling Tower Reflection | Credit: DOE Archives Cooling Tower Reflection | Credit: DOE Archives Offices of the Deputy General Counsel for Environment and Nuclear Programs Office of the Assistant General Counsel for Environment (GC-51) Office of the Assistant General Counsel for Civilian Nuclear Programs (GC-52 ) Office of the Assistant General Counsel for International and National Security Programs (GC-53) Office of NEPA Policy and Compliance (GC-54) Office of Standard Contract Management (GC-55) Litigation and Enforcement Environment and Nuclear Programs Environment Civilian Nuclear Programs International and National Security Programs NEPA Policy and Compliance Standard Contract Management Technology Transfer and Procurement

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Office of the Assistant General Counsel for Environment | Department...  

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Environment Office of the Assistant General Counsel for Environment Litigation and Enforcement Environment and Nuclear Programs Environment Civilian Nuclear Programs International...

425

Welding representation for training under VR environments  

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In this paper, we present a virtual training system which realistically represents the situation of real welding. First of all, we built a database about welding outputs such as the shape of bead which is the deposit outcome resulting from inputs of ... Keywords: simulation, training, virtual reality, visualization, welding

Dongsik Jo; Yongwan Kim; Ungyeon Yang; Jinsung Choi; Ki-Hong Kim; Gun A. Lee; Yeong-Do Park; Young Whan Park

2011-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

426

RNEDE: Resilient Network Design Environment  

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Modern living is more and more dependent on the intricate web of critical infrastructure systems. The failure or damage of such systems can cause huge disruptions. Traditional design of this web of critical infrastructure systems was based on the principles of functionality and reliability. However, it is increasingly being realized that such design objectives are not sufficient. Threats, disruptions and faults often compromise the network, taking away the benefits of an efficient and reliable design. Thus, traditional network design parameters must be combined with self-healing mechanisms to obtain a resilient design of the network. In this paper, we present RNEDEa resilient network design environment that that not only optimizes the network for performance but tolerates fluctuations in its structure that result from external threats and disruptions. The environment evaluates a set of remedial actions to bring a compromised network to an optimal level of functionality. The environment includes a visualizer that enables the network administrator to be aware of the current state of the network and the suggested remedial actions at all times.

Venkat Venkatasubramanian, Tanu Malik, Arun Giridh; Craig Rieger; Keith Daum; Miles McQueen

2010-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

427

Advanced Instrumentation for Extreme Environments  

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The Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Nuclear Energy (NE) is pursuing embedded instrumentation and controls (I&C) technology for next generation nuclear power generation applications. Embedded systems encompass a wide range of configurations and technologies; we define embedding in this instance as the integration of the sensors and the control system design into the component design using a systems engineering process. Embedded I&C systems are often an essential part of developing new capabilities, improving reliability, enhancing performance, and reducing operational costs. The new intrinsically safe, more efficient, and cost effective reactor technologies (Next Generation Nuclear Plant and Small Modular Reactors) require the development and application of new I&C technologies. These new designs raise extreme environmental challenges such as high temperatures (over 700 C) and material compatibility (e.g., molten salts). The desired reliability and functionality requires measurements in these extreme conditions including high radiation environments which were not previously monitored in real time. The DOE/NE Nuclear Energy Enabling Technologies (NEET) program currently has several projects investigating I&C technologies necessary to make these reactor designs realizable. The project described in this paper has the specific goal of investigating embedded I&C with the following objectives: 1.Explore and quantify the potential gains from embedded I&C improved reliability, increased performance, and reduced cost 2.Identify practical control, sensing, and measurement techniques for the extreme environments found in high-temperature reactors 3.Design and fabricate a functional prototype high-temperature cooling pump for molten salts represents target demonstration of improved performance, reliability, and widespread usage There are many engineering challenges in the design of a high-temperature liquid salt cooling pump. The pump and motor are in direct contact with molten fluoride salt at 700 C (1,292 F) as part of a reactor cooling loop. The motor-pump combination during normal operation would be red-hot (Figure 1). This environment challenges every facet of the design including seals, wiring, magnetic materials, and sensors. In this paper, we discuss the challenges of sensor design in extreme environments and specifically the sensor design for a high-temperature fluoride salt coolant pump. This pump will be used as a test-bed for embedded I&C development and validation in extreme environments.

Melin, Alexander M [ORNL; Kisner, Roger [ORNL; Fugate, David L [ORNL

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

428

Model test optimization using the virtual environment for test optimization  

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We present a software environment integrating analysis and test-based models to support optimal modal test design through a Virtual Environment for Test Optimization (VETO). The VETO assists analysis and test engineers to maximize the value of each modal test. It is particularly advantageous for structural dynamics model reconciliation applications. The VETO enables an engineer to interact with a finite element model of a test object to optimally place sensors and exciters and to investigate the selection of data acquisition parameters needed to conduct a complete modal survey. Additionally, the user can evaluate the use of different types of instrumentation such as filters, amplifiers and transducers for which models are available in the VETO. The dynamic response of most of the virtual instruments (including the device under test) are modeled in the state space domain. Design of modal excitation levels and appropriate test instrumentation are facilitated by the VETO`s ability to simulate such features as unmeasured external inputs, A/D quantization effects, and electronic noise. Measures of the quality of the experimental design, including the Modal Assurance Criterion, and the Normal Mode Indicator Function are available. The VETO also integrates tools such as Effective Independence and minamac to assist in selection of optimal sensor locations. The software is designed about three distinct modules: (1) a main controller and GUI written in C++, (2) a visualization model, taken from FEAVR, running under AVS, and (3) a state space model and time integration module built in SIMULINK. These modules are designed to run as separate processes on interconnected machines.

Klenke, S.E.; Reese, G.M.; Schoof, L.A.; Shierling, C.

1995-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

429

Quantum Capacities of Channels with small Environment  

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We investigate the quantum capacity of noisy quantum channels which can be represented by coupling a system to an effectively small environment. A capacity formula is derived for all cases where both system and environment are two-dimensional--including all extremal qubit channels. Similarly, for channels acting on higher dimensional systems we show that the capacity can be determined if the channel arises from a sufficiently small coupling to a qubit environment. Extensions to instances of channels with larger environment are provided and it is shown that bounds on the capacity with unconstrained environment can be obtained from decompositions into channels with small environment.

Michael M. Wolf; David Perez-Garcia

2006-07-11T23:59:59.000Z

430

Study of changes in the Solar Environment  

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Recent studies have shown that the local environment of the Sun is a complex one with the presence of several supernova shock bubbles and interstellar clouds. Even within this environment, the Sun is moving with a velocity of about 15 km/s toward the interior of the galaxy. We examine the changes in the local ISM environment experienced by the Sun in the past and then discuss the interaction of the Sun with these different environments. Lastly, we inquire how this must have changed the cosmic ray environment of the earth since this remains one of the few methods to test the changes in the local ISM environment over astronomical time scales. %

M N Vahia

2004-04-05T23:59:59.000Z

431

Advanced engineering environment pilot project.  

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The Advanced Engineering Environment (AEE) is a concurrent engineering concept that enables real-time process tooling design and analysis, collaborative process flow development, automated document creation, and full process traceability throughout a product's life cycle. The AEE will enable NNSA's Design and Production Agencies to collaborate through a singular integrated process. Sandia National Laboratories and Parametric Technology Corporation (PTC) are working together on a prototype AEE pilot project to evaluate PTC's product collaboration tools relative to the needs of the NWC. The primary deliverable for the project is a set of validated criteria for defining a complete commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) solution to deploy the AEE across the NWC.

Schwegel, Jill; Pomplun, Alan R.; Abernathy, Rusty (Parametric Technology Corporation, Needham, MA)

2006-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

432

Harsh environments electronics : downhole applications.  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The development and operational sustainment of renewable (geothermal) and non-renewable (fossil fuel) energy resources will be accompanied by increasingly higher costs factors: exploration and site preparation, operational maintenance and repair. Increased government oversight in the wake of the Gulf oil spill will only add to the cost burden. It is important to understand that downhole conditions are not just about elevated temperatures. It is often construed that military electronics are exposed to the upper limit in terms of extreme service environments. Probably the harshest of all service conditions for electronics and electrical equipment are those in oil, gas, and geothermal wells. From the technology perspective, advanced materials, sensors, and microelectronics devices are benefificial to the exploration and sustainment of energy resources, especially in terms of lower costs. Besides the need for the science that creates these breakthroughs - there is also a need for sustained engineering development and testing. Downhole oil, gas, and geothermal well applications can have a wide range of environments and reliability requirements: Temperature, Pressure, Vibration, Corrosion, and Service duration. All too frequently, these conditions are not well-defifined because the application is labeled as 'high temperature'. This ambiguity is problematic when the investigation turns to new approaches for electronic packaging solutions. The objective is to develop harsh environment, electronic packaging that meets customer requirements of cost, performance, and reliability. There are a number of challenges: (1) Materials sets - solder alloys, substrate materials; (2) Manufacturing process - low to middle volumes, low defect counts, new equipment technologies; and (3) Reliability testing - requirements documents, test methods and modeling, relevant standards documents. The cost to develop and sustain renewable and non-renewable energy resources will continue to escalate within the industry. Downhole electronics can provide a very cost-effective approach for well exploration and sustainment (data logging). However, the harsh environments are a 'game-changer' in terms defining materials, assembly processes and the long-term reliability of downhole electronic systems. The system-level approach will enable the integration of each of these contributors - materials, processes, and reliability - in order to deliver cost-effective electronics that meet customer requirements.

Vianco, Paul Thomas

2011-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

433

and environments and natural hazards  

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The purpose of the curriculum is to provide basic knowledge and understanding of marine debris and its hazardous impact on the marine and coastal ecosystems as well as human health and safety. The primary goal of the curriculum is to provide activities which help students understand the impact of their actions on the marine environment and themselves. The curriculum will provide several hands-on activities and graphing opportunities using Microsoft Excel. The activities and graphing exercises may be modified for other grade levels.

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2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

434

Balancing oil and environment... responsibly.  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Balancing Oil and EnvironmentResponsibly As the price of oil continues to skyrocket and global oil production nears the brink, pursuing unconventional oil supplies, such as oil shale, oil sands, heavy oils, and oils from biomass and coal has become increasingly attractive. Of particular significance to the American way is that our continent has significant quantities of these resources. Tapping into these new resources, however, requires cutting-edge technologies for identification, production, processing and environmental management. This job needs a super hero or two for a job of this size and proportion

Weimer, Walter C.; Teske, Lisa

2007-01-25T23:59:59.000Z

435

Evolving triggers for dynamic environments  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Abstract. In this work we address the problem of managing the reactive behavior in distributed environments in which data continuously changes over time, where the users may need to explicitly express how the triggers should be (self) modified. To enable this we propose the (ECA) 2 Evolving and Context-Aware Event-Condition-Action paradigm for specifying triggers that capture the desired reactive behavior in databases which manage distributed and continuously changing data. Since both the monitored event and the condition part of the trigger may be continuous in nature, we introduce the concept of metatriggers to coordinate the detection of events and the evaluation of conditions. 1

Goce Trajcevski; Peter Scheuermann; Oliviu Ghica; Annika Hinze Agnes

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

436

Quantum Darwinism in a hazy environment  

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Quantum Darwinism recognizes that we - the observers - acquire our information about the "systems of interest" indirectly from their imprints on the environment. Here, we show that information about a system can be acquired from a mixed-state, or hazy, environment, but the storage capacity of an environment fragment is suppressed by its initial entropy. In the case of good decoherence, the mutual information between the system and the fragment is given solely by the fragment's entropy increase. For fairly mixed environments, this means a reduction by a factor 1-h, where h is the haziness of the environment, i.e., the initial entropy of an environment qubit. Thus, even such hazy environments eventually reveal the state of the system, although now the intercepted environment fragment must be larger by ~1/(1-h) to gain the same information about the system.

Michael Zwolak; H. T. Quan; Wojciech H. Zurek

2009-04-02T23:59:59.000Z

437

Semiclassical environment of collapsing shells  

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We explore in detail the semiclassical environment of collapsing shells of matter, and determine the semiclassical flux measured by a variety of observers. This study is a preliminary step in a broader investigation of thermodynamic properties of the geometry of collapsing objects. Specifically, in this paper we consider spherically symmetric null and timelike collapsing shells which form an event horizon, and calculate the flux measured by observers both inside and outside the shell, and both inside and outside the event horizon, and find nontrivial results in most of the cases. Additionally, we also investigate the environment of a shell which collapses but \\emph{does not} form a horizon, halting at some radius larger than the Schwarzschild radius, and find that such an object generically gives rise to a pulse of radiation which is sharply peaked as it travels inwards and is reflected at the origin, and eventually emerges from the shell in a "thermalized" form. Our results have potential consequences in addressing questions pertaining, e.g. to black hole entropy and backreaction.

Kinjal Banerjee; Aseem Paranjape

2009-09-25T23:59:59.000Z

438

Tritium in the aquatic environment  

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Tritium is of environmental importance because it is released from nuclear facilities in relatively large quantities and because it has a half life of 12.26 y. Most of the tritium released into the atmosphere eventually reaches the aqueous environment, where it is rapidly taken up by aquatic organisms. This paper reviews the current literature on tritium in the aquatic environment. Conclusions from the review, which covered studies of algae, aquatic macrophytes, invertebrates, fish, and the food chain, were that aquatic organisms incorporate tritium into their tissue-free water very rapidly and reach concentrations near those of the external medium. The rate at which tritium from tritiated water is incorporated into the organic matter of cells is slower than the rate of its incorporation into the tissue-free water. If organisms consume tritiated food, incorporation of tritium into the organic matter is faster, and a higher tritium concentration is reached than when the organisms are exposed to only tritiated water alone. Incorporation of tritium bound to molecules into the organic matter depends on the chemical form of the ''carrier'' molecule. No evidence was found that biomagnification of tritium occurs at higher trophic levels. Radiation doses from tritium releases to large populations of humans will most likely come from the consumption of contaminated water rather than contaminated aquatic food products.

Blaylock, B.G.; Hoffman, F.O.; Frank, M.L.

1986-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

439

Advanced Materials and Processes for Extreme Environments  

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Symposium, Advanced Materials and Reservoir Engineering for Extreme Oil & Gas Environments. Presentation Title, Advanced Materials and Processes for...

440

SMSD Microanalysis Research Group Environment Program  

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Environment. Summary: Behavior and effects of environmental nanoparticles are analyzed using model systems and focused ion beam scanning ...

2012-10-02T23:59:59.000Z

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441

Primary Production, Recycling, and Environment - TMS  

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ARTICLES: Selected Readings on Magnesium Production, Recycling and Environment Links to key papers on magnesium primary production, recycling and...

442

Nanocrystalline and Nanotwinned Metals under Extreme Environment  

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The applicability of nanostructured metals under extreme environment (high temperature, ... of Transport Phenomena for Enhanced Oil Recovery Applications .

443

Nanotechnology for Energy, Environment, Electronics & Industry  

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Symposium, Nanotechnology for Energy, Environment, Electronics & Industry ... Electrochemical Optimization of TiO2 Nanotubular Structure Formation and...

444

ICT impact on competitiveness, innovation and environment  

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This paper examines the impact of ICT on competitiveness, innovation and environment in the glass, ceramics and cement concrete industry. The results show that use of ICT seems to favor innovation and competitiveness. As for the effect on the environment, ... Keywords: Competitiveness, Environment, ICT, Innovation

Andrea Ollo-Lpez; M. Elena Aramenda-Muneta

2012-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

445

Assessing process-centered software engineering environments  

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Process-centered software engineering environments (PSEEs) are the most recent generation of environments supporting software development activities. They exploit an representation of the process (called the process model that specifies ... Keywords: CASE, enabling technology, process modeling languages, process-centered software engineering environments, software process

Vincenzo Ambriola; Reidar Conradi; Alfonso Fuggetta

1997-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

446

Blending a Substation into its Environment  

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As the demand for substations in residential and urban areas increasesand the public's tolerance of substations in their backyard decreaseselectric companies are faced with the growing challenge to reduce substation impact in terms of footprint, aesthetics, noise, interference, environmental impact, and safety. In parallel, there is an increasing demand to make substations more physically secure. This EPRI project is built on the premise that reducing a substation's impact on its surroundingsand making i...

2005-09-27T23:59:59.000Z

447

Wind energy. Views on the environment: clean and green  

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As the United States grapples with the issue of global climate change resulting from fossil fuel combustion, and as the U.S. Congress and individual state legislatures consider restructuring the electric utility industry, lawmakers should keep in mind the environmental preferability of renewable energy sources such as wind and the long, continuing record of public support for them. This is particularly important in view of restructuring, which will have the effect of shifting decisions about the type and quantity of new power plants to be built from utility executives to the general public. Preliminary information suggests that ''green,'' or environmentally-friendly, power sources could win a significant market share. In addition to creating new demand for clean energy sources, this development is likely to create a committed, educated political constituency for clean energy that has not existed in the past. In such an altered environment for the selection of new generation, public attitudes on the desirability of various power sources will become much more important than they have in the past. The purpose of this paper is to briefly summarize public opinion surveys on the environment in general, renewable energy in general, and wind energy in particular in that order, using data gathered from polling in the U.S., the United Kingdom, and Canada. At this writing, more than 16 years after the first wind plants began going up in California, there is a solid and growing body of information available on public acceptance of wind energy. This paper draws on more than 25 surveys conducted over the years on wind and renewables, as well as individual findings on attitudes on the environment from other polls. An abbreviated summary of the public attitudes reviewed in this document is as follows: Views on the Environment: Public concern about protecting the environment, and particularly those aspects of the environment that relate to human health, such as air pollution, is high and growing. Views on Renewable Energy: The public strongly prefers using a combination of efficiency and renewables to meet energy needs, and has done so in poll after poll taken since the late 1970s. Views on Wind, General: The bulk of public opinion on wind is from the U.K., where wind development in recent years has been active and controversial. In more than a dozen surveys taken over the past five years, respondents have expressed strong backing for wind. In addition, support for wind has typically strengthened after a wind plant has been installed and operating for some time. Views on Wind, Specific: Public polling information on wind energy's specific attributes is also primarily from the U.K. Surveys found that wind's primary positive points are that it is clean, renewable, safe, and helps conserve fossil fuels; its principal weaknesses are the fact that it is intermittent and somewhat more expensive than fossil-fired power. With respect to wind's environmental impacts, those surveyed were most concerned by visual impact and noise. However, in virtually every poll, the number of respondents expressing negative views is very small.

Gray, Thomas O.

1999-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

448

Environment/Health/Safety (EHS)  

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LBNL/PUB-3092 LBNL/PUB-3092 Guidelines for Generators to Meet HWHF Acceptance Requirements for Hazardous, Radioactive, and Mixed Wastes at Berkeley Lab Waste Management Group Environment, Health, and Safety Division Ernest Orlando Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory University of California Berkeley, California 94720 Revision 7.1 October 2011 1. Hazardous Wastes. 1- 1 Summary of Hazardous Waste Requirements. 1- 2 1.1 How Do I Know If My Waste Is Hazardous?. 1- 3 1.1.1 Characteristic Waste. 1- 4 1.1.1.1 Ignitability. 1- 4 1.1.1.2 Corrosivity. 1- 4 1.1.1.3 Reactivity. 1- 5 1.1.1.4 Toxicity. 1- 5 1.1.2 Listed Waste. 1- 6 1.1.3 Chemical Compatibility. 1- 7 1.1.4 Excess Laboratory Chemicals and Laboratory Cleanouts. 1- 10 1.1.5 Unknowns. 1- 10

449

Library software in supercomputing environment  

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While the status and nature of supercomputer is quite well known in the physical science communities (Devreese and Van Camp, 1985), the statistical community is only slightly involved in the use of supercomputers. Most computing statisticians have settled into a comfortable world: S on workstations, SAS on mainframes. For statisticians, this is the well-lit parlor of computing;I propose here to shine a flashlight around the back alley. I will first define supercomputers and describe the supercomputing environment. This material will make necessary some information on why anyone would use supercomputers. I will then describe the principal sources of (scientific) library software on supercomputers and discuss their advantages and disadvantages. Next, some comparison timings will show what is brought by moving to a supercomputer, vectorizing, and further optimization. I will close with a harangue on future directions for statistical computing on supercomputers. 33 refs., 1 tab.

Durst, M.J.

1987-11-17T23:59:59.000Z

450

Radiation effects in the environment  

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Although the Navajo possess substantial resource wealth-coal, gas, uranium, water-this potential wealth has been translated into limited permanent economic or political power. In fact, wealth or potential for wealth has often made the Navajo the victims of more powerful interests greedy for the assets under limited Navajo control. The primary focus for this education workshop on the radiation effects in the environment is to provide a forum where scientists from the nuclear science and technology community can share their knowledge toward the advancement and diffusion of nuclear science and technology issues for the Navajo public. The scientists will make an attempt to consider the following basic questions; what is science; what is mathematics; what is nuclear radiation? Seven papers are included in this report: Navajo view of radiation; Nuclear energy, national security and international stability; ABC`s of nuclear science; Nuclear medicine: 100 years in the making; Radon in the environment; Bicarbonate leaching of uranium; and Computational methods for subsurface flow and transport. The proceedings of this workshop will be used as a valuable reference materials in future workshops and K-14 classrooms in Navajo communities that need to improve basic understanding of nuclear science and technology issues. Results of the Begay-Stevens research has revealed the existence of strange and mysterious concepts in the Navajo Language of nature. With these research results Begay and Stevens prepared a lecture entitled The Physics of Laser Fusion in the Navajo language. This lecture has been delivered in numerous Navajo schools, and in universities and colleges in the US, Canada, and Alaska.

Begay, F.; Rosen, L.; Petersen, D.F.; Mason, C.; Travis, B. [Los Alamos National Lab., NM (United States); Yazzie, A. [Navajo Nation, Window Rock, AZ (United States). Dept. of History; Isaac, M.C.P.; Seaborg, G.T. [Lawrence Berkeley National Lab., CA (United States); Leavitt, C.P. [Univ. of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM (United States). Dept. of Physics and Astronomy

1999-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

451

SNS Sample Environment | ORNL Neutron Sciences  

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Home › Instruments › SNS › Sample Environment Home › Instruments › SNS › Sample Environment SNS Sample Environment SNS Sample Environment Operations Group SNS Sample Environment Operations Group from left to right: (left to right): Bekki Mills, Mark Loguillo, Saad Elorfi, Randy Sexton, Leland Robbins, Matt Rucker, Cory Fletcher, Todd Sherline, Hans-Jochen Lauter, Ken Kroll 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

452

HFIR Sample Environment | ORNL Neutron Sciences  

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HFIR Sample Environment HFIR 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 HFIR 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 online Sample Environment Equipment Database allows you to search for information about the sample environment equipment available for HFIR instruments. Contact HFIR Team Leader Chris Redmon Resources Sample Environment Equipment Database

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Global Environment Fund GEF | Open Energy Information  

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Environment Fund GEF Environment Fund GEF Jump to: navigation, search Name Global Environment Fund (GEF) Place Chevy Chase, Maryland Zip 20815 Product International investment management firm with around USD 800m under management. Invests in companies that make positive contributions to environmental quality, human health and sustainable management of resources. References Global Environment Fund (GEF)[1] LinkedIn Connections CrunchBase Profile No CrunchBase profile. Create one now! This article is a stub. You can help OpenEI by expanding it. Global Environment Fund (GEF) is a company located in Chevy Chase, Maryland . References ↑ "Global Environment Fund (GEF)" Retrieved from "http://en.openei.org/w/index.php?title=Global_Environment_Fund_GEF&oldid=345910"

454

The Evolution of War  

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charges between phalanxes of armored spearmen. It is thismass formations of iron-armed and armored shock troops. Thisthat could carry an armored man for hours at a stretch.

Morris, Ian

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

455

The preservative wars  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Concerns about traditional preservatives have created a substantial market for natural preservatives derived from plant sources, but there are many definitions of natural. Whether natural preservatives are safer than their traditional counterparts is s

456

The buffalo wars  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The wandering buffalo of Yellowstone National Park are the subject of a heated debate in the western United States. The animals carry a disease called brucellosis, which infects both buffalo and cattle and has economic ...

Nasr, Susan L

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

457

Ethnic War, Holy War, War O' War: Does the Adjective Matter in Explaining Collective Political Violence?  

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to Russia (Chechenpress, Tbilisi, WWW-Text in Russian [States. Chechenpress, Tbilisi, WWW-Text in Russian (0640,GMT

Walker, Edward W.

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

458

Thomas Dixon's War Prayers  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

203. Cook, Fire from the Flint, 68; Twain, As RegardsAllen Cook, Fire from the Flint: The Amazing Careers ofin Cook, Fire from the Flint, 170; David Stricklin, Ours

Capozzola, Christopher

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

459

Centennial - World War II  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... committee chaired by Briggs to look into the question of uranium fission. ... for fighter plane cockpits; and tested new plastic products and textiles. ...

2010-04-05T23:59:59.000Z

460

A mediation case for resolving the energy and environment dispute at Aliaga-Izmir, Turkey  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Aliaga town, located 50 km north of Izmir, Turkey, is facing serious air, water, and soil pollution problems of industrial origin. The town has had a widespread public reaction against the estimated environmental effects of a 500 MW power plant originally to be built by a private international company during the first half of the 1990s. This project was rejected by court order at that time, but recently a number of new power projects emerged, and overall environmental burdens had to be reconsidered. A mediation exercise to resolve the ongoing dispute against these power plant projects at Aliaga was recommended and participated in by the author in 1997. In this article the basis of the continuing environmental consent about the feared impacts of the new power plants, procedure, and results of this mediation are mentioned. The basis of the energy versus environment dispute in Aliaga are introduced. Mediation exercise and its end results have been criticized.

Mueezzinoglu, A.

2000-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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461

Advanced engineering environment collaboration project.  

SciTech Connect

The Advanced Engineering Environment (AEE) is a model for an engineering design and communications system that will enhance project collaboration throughout the nuclear weapons complex (NWC). Sandia National Laboratories and Parametric Technology Corporation (PTC) worked together on a prototype project to evaluate the suitability of a portion of PTC's Windchill 9.0 suite of data management, design and collaboration tools as the basis for an AEE. The AEE project team implemented Windchill 9.0 development servers in both classified and unclassified domains and used them to test and evaluate the Windchill tool suite relative to the needs of the NWC using weapons project use cases. A primary deliverable was the development of a new real time collaborative desktop design and engineering process using PDMLink (data management tool), Pro/Engineer (mechanical computer aided design tool) and ProductView Lite (visualization tool). Additional project activities included evaluations of PTC's electrical computer aided design, visualization, and engineering calculations applications. This report documents the AEE project work to share information and lessons learned with other NWC sites. It also provides PTC with recommendations for improving their products for NWC applications.

Lamph, Jane Ann; Pomplun, Alan R.; Kiba, Grant W.; Dutra, Edward G.; Dankiewicz, Robert J.; Marburger, Scot J.

2008-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

462

Advanced engineering environment collaboration project.  

SciTech Connect

The Advanced Engineering Environment (AEE) is a model for an engineering design and communications system that will enhance project collaboration throughout the nuclear weapons complex (NWC). Sandia National Laboratories and Parametric Technology Corporation (PTC) worked together on a prototype project to evaluate the suitability of a portion of PTC's Windchill 9.0 suite of data management, design and collaboration tools as the basis for an AEE. The AEE project team implemented Windchill 9.0 development servers in both classified and unclassified domains and used them to test and evaluate the Windchill tool suite relative to the needs of the NWC using weapons project use cases. A primary deliverable was the development of a new real time collaborative desktop design and engineering process using PDMLink (data management tool), Pro/Engineer (mechanical computer aided design tool) and ProductView Lite (visualization tool). Additional project activities included evaluations of PTC's electrical computer aided design, visualization, and engineering calculations applications. This report documents the AEE project work to share information and lessons learned with other NWC sites. It also provides PTC with recommendations for improving their products for NWC applications.

Lamph, Jane Ann; Pomplun, Alan R.; Kiba, Grant W.; Dutra, Edward G.; Dankiewicz, Robert J.; Marburger, Scot J.

2008-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

463

Cellulolytic Microorganisms from Thermal Environments  

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Thermal, anaerobic environments rich in decaying plant material are a potential source of novel cellulolytic bacteria. Samples collected from geothermal aquifers in the Yellowstone National Park (YNP) were used to select for cellulolytic thermophiles. Laboratory enrichments on dilute-acid pretreated plant biomass (switchgrass, Populus), and crystalline cellulose (Avicel) resulted in the isolation of 247 environmental clones. The majority of individual clones were affiliated with the cellulolytic bacteria of phylum Firmicutes, followed by xylanolytic and saccharolytic members of the phylum Dictyoglomi. Among the Firmicutes, the clones were affiliated with the genera Caldicellulosiruptor (54.4%), Caloramator (11.5%), Thermoanaerobacter (8.8%), Thermovenabulum (4.1%), and Clostridium (2.0%). From established anaerobic thermophilic enrichments a total of 81 single strains of the genera Caldicellulosiruptor (57%) and Thermoanaerobacter (43%) were isolated. With continuous flow enrichment on Avicel, increases in the relative abundance of Caloramator sp. was observed over clones detected from the Caldicellulosiruptor. Complex communities of interacting microorganisms bring about cellulose decomposition in nature, therefore using up-to-date approaches may yield novel cellulolytic microorganisms with high activity and a rapid rate of biomass conversion to biofuels.

Vishnivetskaya, Tatiana A [ORNL; Raman, Babu [ORNL; Phelps, Tommy Joe [ORNL; Podar, Mircea [ORNL; Elkins, James G [ORNL

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

464

Radionuclide behavior in the environment  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The purpose of this report is to document the results of the following task: Review for quality and consistency the available data on measurements of initial ground contamination of Chernobyl radionuclides in various parts of Norway and subsequent concentrations of these radionuclides in various environmental media as functions of time. Utilize the data obtained to verify the existing models, or to improve them, for describing radionuclide behavior in the environment. Some of the processes standard were: migration into soil; weathering; resuspension; food-chain contamination; and loss or reconcentration by run-off. The task performed within this contract has been to use post-Chernobyl data from Norway to verify or find areas for possible improvement in the chronic exposure pathway models utilized in MACCS. Work has consisted mainly of collecting and evaluating post-Chernobyl information from Norway or other countries when relevant; but has also included experimental work performed specifically for the current task. In most connections the data available show the models and data in MACCS to be appropriate. A few areas where the data indicate that the MACCS approach is faulty or inadequate are, however, pointed out in the report. These should be examined carefully, and appropriate modifications should eventually be made. 14 refs., 12 figs., 22 tabs.

Tveten, U. (Institutt for Energiteknikk, Kjeller (Norway))

1991-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

465

The Economics of Trade, Biofuel, and the Environment  

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of Trade, Biofuel, and the Environment Gal Hochman, StevenBiofuel, and the Environment ? Gal Hochman UC Berkeleyincorporates energy environment and agricultural sector to

Hochman, Gal; Sexton, Steven; Zilberman, David D.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

466

Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment | Open Energy...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Health and Environment Jump to: navigation, search Logo: Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment Name Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment Address 4300...

467

LM Environment, Safety, and Health Policy | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Environment, Safety, and Health Policy LM Environment, Safety, and Health Policy LM Policy 450.9 - Environment, Safety, and Health Policy (Last ReviewUpdate 11292011 ) LM...

468

Microsoft Word - Fact Sheet Environment 100808 FINAL.doc | Department...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Environment 100808 FINAL.doc Microsoft Word - Fact Sheet Environment 100808 FINAL.doc Microsoft Word - Fact Sheet Environment 100808 FINAL.doc More Documents & Publications...

469

AN L-88-12 Environment. Safety and Health Department  

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8-12 Environment. Safety and Health Department Environment. Safety and Health Department Environment. Safety and Hearth Department 4rivironment Safety and ni.r.prfrwTanf...

470

PIA - Savannah River Nuclear Solution SRNS ProRad Environment...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

SRNS ProRad Environment Management PIA - Savannah River Nuclear Solution SRNS ProRad Environment Management PIA - Savannah River Nuclear Solution SRNS ProRad Environment Management...

471

PIA - Golden Field Office LAN Environment | Department of Energy  

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Administration Other Agencies You are here Home PIA - Golden Field Office LAN Environment PIA - Golden Field Office LAN Environment PIA - Golden Field Office LAN Environment...

472

software maintenance in Distributed, EVOLVing Environments  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Distributed applications in evolving environments are typically difficult to maintain. Currently, human intervention is needed to maintain the application and adapt it to its changed environment. We need to: deploy application software on the added devices (buses), replace application software on the changed devices (e.g. to support the new advertisement display), and remove application software when no longer useful (e.g. because it requires an advertisement display which is removed). When the distributed environment becomes too large, or changes too often, manual software maintenance is no longer a feasible option. Automation is required. This paper reports on our ongoing work on dEVOLVe, a new OSGi based middleware platform which will automate some software maintenance tasks in distributed evolving environments. dEVOLVe will detect changes in the distributed environment and will adapt the application accordingly. This way, the user is free from software maintenance tasks caused by the environment evolution.

Bart Elen; Sam Michiels; Wouter Joosen; Pierre Verbaeten; Bart Elen; Sam Michiels; Wouter Joosen; Pierre Verbaeten

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

473

Publishing Organisation: Environment Agency Rio House  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

www.environment-agency.gov.uk The Environment Agency is the leading public body protecting and improving the environment in England and Wales. Its our job to make sure that air, land and water are looked after by everyone in todays society, so that tomorrows generations inherit a cleaner, healthier world. Our work includes tackling flooding and pollution incidents, reducing industrys impacts on the environment, cleaning up rivers, coastal waters and contaminated land, and improving wildlife habitats.

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2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

474

CUTEst: a Constrained and Unconstrained Testing Environment ...  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

May 5, 2013 ... CUTEst: a Constrained and Unconstrained Testing Environment with safe threads. Nicholas Gould(nick.gould ***at*** stfc.ac.uk) Dominique...

475

A fluctuation theorem in a random environment  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

A simple class of chaotic systems in a random environment is considered and the fluctuation theorem is extended under the assumption of reversibility.

F. Bonetto; G. Gallavotti; G. Gentile

2006-04-29T23:59:59.000Z

476

Nanomaterials and the Environment & Instrumentation, Metrology...  

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Exposure Assessment of Nanomaterials October 6-7, 2009: Nanomaterials and the Environment & Instrumentation, Metrology, and Analytical Methods November 17-18, 2009:...

477

Discrete Frontal Propagation in a Nonconvective Environment  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Surface discrete frontal propagation in a wintertime, nonconvective environment is documented using conventional surface and upper-air data and simulated using the PSUNCAR mesoscale model.

Joseph J. Charney; J. Michael Fritsch

1999-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

478

Independent Oversight Inspection of Environment, Safety, and...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Independent Oversight Inspection of Environment, Safety, and Health Programs at the Savannah River Operations Office and Savannah River Site, January 2010 Independent Oversight...

479

The hardware/software environment - CECM  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Jun 30, 1998 ... The hardware/software environment. As the school was relatively poorly equipped to begin with, it purchased and installed an entirely new...

480

CUTEst: a Constrained and Unconstrained Testing Environment ...  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

May 5, 2013 ... CUTEst: a Constrained and Unconstrained. Testing Environment with safe threads. Nicholas I. M. Gould,1,2 Dominique Orban3,4 and Philippe...

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Panasonic Home & Environment Company | Open Energy Information  

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Create one now Panasonic Home & Environment Company is a company located in Washington, DC. References Retrieved from "http:en.openei.orgwindex.php?titlePanasonicHome%26E...

482

The distributed development environment for SDSS software  

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The authors present an integrated science software development environment, code maintenance and support system for the Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS) now being actively used throughout the collaboration.

Berman, E.; Gurbani, V.; Mackinnon, B.; Newberg, H.; Nicinski, T.; Petravick, D.; Pordes, R.; Sergey, G.; Stoughton, C. [Fermi National Accelerator Lab., Batavia, IL (United States); Lupton, R. [Princeton Univ., NJ (United States)

1994-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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PNNL: Procurement: Contractor Environment, Safety & Health: Manuals  

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Search PNNL Home About Research Publications Jobs News Contacts Business Contractor Environment, Safety & Health PNNL Visitor Orientation PNNL Visitors Guide Manuals PNNL...

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Developer United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) | Open...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

page Share this page on Facebook icon Twitter icon Developer United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Jump to: navigation, search A list of all pages that have property...

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Testbed Environment for Space Situational Awareness (TESSA)  

TESSA is a parallelized discrete event simulation for large-scale modeling and simulation of space events in a high performance computing environment.

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Jefferson Lab Science Series - Guesstimating the Environment  

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Video (The Origin of the Elements) Science Series Video Archive Next Video (The Higgs Boson and Our Life) The Higgs Boson and Our Life Guesstimating the Environment Dr....

487

Communicating Sustainability through Design within Retail Environments.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??This thesis uses a systematic understanding of sustainability informed by human needs, learning and design theory to explore ways in which small retail environments can (more)

Hendry, Daniel; Silcox, Lawrence

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

488

Energy and environment. Annual report, 1975  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Progress is reported on the following programs: geothermal and geosciences; controlled thermonuclear research; chemical processing; instrument development; environment; energy use and conservation; energy analysis; and engineering sciences.

Barton, R.G.; Lizama, L.R. (eds.)

1976-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Environmental Protection Division R. Lee, Manager ENVIRONMENT...  

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Division R. Lee, Manager ENVIRONMENT, SAFETY AND HEALTH DIRECTORATE Assistant Laboratory Director George A. Goode EMSOHSAS Rep - K. Schwager ES&H Coordinator - K. Conkling...

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ENERGY & ENVIRONMENT DIVISION. ANNUAL REPORT FY 1980  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA ENERGY & ENVIRONMENT DIVISIONJ. CAIRNS Chairperson ENERGY POLICY IV. SIRI, CriBlrparsanW. BLANCH, Deputy SOLAR ENERGY PROGRAM M. A. WAHLIG, Leader

Authors, Various

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

491

Designing and Modeling Smart Environments (Invited Paper)  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper summarizes our experience in designing and modeling single habitant and multiple inhabitant smart environments based on learning and prediction based paradigm.

Sajal K. Das; Diane J. Cook

2006-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

492

Computational Systems & Software Environment | National Nuclear...  

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

& Technology Programs > Office of Advanced Simulation and Computing and Institutional R&D Programs > ASC Program Elements > Computational Systems & Software Environment...

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Tanzania Traditional Energy Development and Environment Organization...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Energy Development and Environment Organization (TaTEDO) is a local NGO responsible for developing and promoting Renewable Energy Technologies in Tanzania. TaTEDO is a coalition...

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AGREEMENT BETWEEN NEW MEXICO ENVIRONMENT DEPARTMENT HAZARDOUS...  

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BETWEEN NEW MEXICO ENVIRONMENT DEPARTMENT HAZARDOUS WASTE BUREAU AND WASTE ISOLATION PILOT PLANT PERMITTEES REGARDING A TIME EXTENSION FOR DISPUTE RESOLUTION RELATED TO FINAL AUDIT...

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Balance Calibration and Use in an Analytical Environment ...  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... the sources of weighing errors in analytical environments, methodologies for ... to use of balances in an analytical environment where compliance ...

2013-02-19T23:59:59.000Z

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New Report on NIST Tests of Wireless Environment in Auto ...  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... key parameters that describe the wireless propagation environment, which will be ... of wireless equipment used in highly reflective environments. ...

2011-04-26T23:59:59.000Z

497

Integrating Pedagogical Agents into Virtual Environments  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In order for a virtual environment to be effective as a training tool, it is not enough to concentrate on the fidelity of the renderings and the accuracy of the simulated behaviors. The environment should help trainees develop an understanding of the ...

W. Lewis Johnson; Jeff Rickel; Randy Stiles; Allen Munro

1998-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

498

REMOTE SENSING OF ENVIRONMENT I COURSE SYLLABUS  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

-1- REMOTE SENSING OF ENVIRONMENT I COURSE SYLLABUS GEOG 526, Fall 2012 T Th 9:30 ­ 10:45 228 relating to remote sensing of the earth's environment. We will begin by examining remote sensing as a field will shift to digital image processing and to areas in which remote sensing is applied as a tool for mapping

Peterson, Blake R.

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SWIDE: semantic web integrated development environment  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Ontology is a specification of conceptualization. This paper introduces an environment to develop semantic web applications. This environment integrates a lot of tools such as an editing capability, logic reasoner and semantic search engine. Design and ... Keywords: Jena, OWL, RDF, SPARQL, XML, ontology editor, semantic web

Islam Hany Harb; Abdurrahman A. Nasr; Salah Abdel-Magid; Hany Harb

2011-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Design considerations in course support environments  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Course-support environments are an important technical development relating to computer communications in education that involves the linking of a Web-compliant user interface and Web-compliant tools and applets with an underlying database. But we must ... Keywords: comparison, content, course support environment

Andreas Veglis

2006-07-01T23:59:59.000Z