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Workplace Skills Enhancement Program (Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada) |  

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

Workplace Skills Enhancement Program (Newfoundland and Labrador, Workplace Skills Enhancement Program (Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada) Workplace Skills Enhancement Program (Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada) < Back Eligibility Agricultural Commercial Construction Developer Fuel Distributor Industrial Installer/Contractor Investor-Owned Utility Local Government Municipal/Public Utility Nonprofit Retail Supplier Rural Electric Cooperative Systems Integrator Transportation Utility Savings Category Alternative Fuel Vehicles Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Buying & Making Electricity Water Home Weatherization Solar Wind Program Info State Newfoundland and Labrador Program Type Training/Technical Assistance Workforce development Provider Newfoundland and Labrador Department of Innovation, Business and Rural Development The Workplace Skills Enhancement Program (WSEP) helps businesses in

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United States Program for Technical assistance to IAEA Standards. Concept Paper: Knowledge Acquisition, Skills training for enhanced IAEA safeguards inspections  

SciTech Connect

This concept paper explores the potential contribution of ``Knowledge Acquisition Skills`` in enhancing the effectiveness of international safeguards inspections by the International Atomic energy Agency (IAEA, or Agency) and identifies types of training that could be provided to develop or improve such skills. For purposes of this concept paper, Knowledge Acquisition Skills are defined broadly to include all appropriate techniques that IAEA safeguards inspectors can use to acquire and analyze information relevant to the performance of successful safeguards inspections. These techniques include a range of cognitive, analytic, judgmental, interpersonal, and communications skills that have the potential to help IAEA safeguards inspectors function more effectively.

Morris, F.A.; Toquam, J.L.

1993-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Vehicle Technologies Office: Workplace Charging Challenge Partner...  

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Share Vehicle Technologies Office: Workplace Charging Challenge Partner: Southern California Edison on Facebook Tweet about Vehicle Technologies Office: Workplace Charging...

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Technologies Office: Workplace Charging Challenge Partner: Chrysler Group LLC on Facebook Tweet about Vehicle Technologies Office: Workplace Charging Challenge Partner:...

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Office: Workplace Charging Challenge Partner: WESCO International, Inc. on Facebook Tweet about Vehicle Technologies Office: Workplace Charging Challenge Partner: WESCO...

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A Family-Friendly Workplace | Department of Energy  

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Services » New Employee Orientation » A Family-Friendly Workplace Services » New Employee Orientation » A Family-Friendly Workplace A Family-Friendly Workplace The Department of Energy (DOE) takes its commitment to recruiting, retaining, and motivating a highly skilled, diverse, and productive workforce very seriously. Our objective is to be the employer of choice in the public sector. The U.S. Department of Energy is the Top-Ranked Cabinet-Level Agency for employee satisfaction and engagement according to the 2005 Best Places to Work in the Federal Government Rankings. Below is a summary of additional employment benefits and family-friendly programs. Annual and Sick Leave As a new Federal employee, you will earn both Annual (vacation) leave and Sick leave. Employees earn four hours of Sick leave each pay period during

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Vehicle Technologies Office: Workplace Charging Challenge Partner...  

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Vehicle Technologies Office: Workplace Charging Challenge Partner: ABB Inc. on Google Bookmark Vehicle Technologies Office: Workplace Charging Challenge Partner: ABB Inc....

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Google to someone by E-mail Share Vehicle Technologies Office: Workplace Charging Challenge Partner: Google on Facebook Tweet about Vehicle Technologies Office: Workplace Charging...

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Technologies Office: Workplace Charging Challenge Partner: Cisco Systems, Inc. on Facebook Tweet about Vehicle Technologies Office: Workplace Charging Challenge Partner: Cisco...

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E-mail Share Vehicle Technologies Office: Workplace Charging Challenge Partner: 3M on Facebook Tweet about Vehicle Technologies Office: Workplace Charging Challenge Partner: 3M on...

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Bloomberg LP to someone by E-mail Bloomberg LP to someone by E-mail Share Vehicle Technologies Office: Workplace Charging Challenge Partner: Bloomberg LP on Facebook Tweet about Vehicle Technologies Office: Workplace Charging Challenge Partner: Bloomberg LP on Twitter Bookmark Vehicle Technologies Office: Workplace Charging Challenge Partner: Bloomberg LP on Google Bookmark Vehicle Technologies Office: Workplace Charging Challenge Partner: Bloomberg LP on Delicious Rank Vehicle Technologies Office: Workplace Charging Challenge Partner: Bloomberg LP on Digg Find More places to share Vehicle Technologies Office: Workplace Charging Challenge Partner: Bloomberg LP on AddThis.com... Goals Research & Development Testing and Analysis Workplace Charging Partners Ambassadors Resources Community and Fleet Readiness

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Virtual workplaces : when metaphors breakdown  

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Our model of work is shaped by the places we choose to work and the tools we choose to work with. As we introduce new technologies and build new environments our model is changing. Today's virtual workplaces are grounded ...

Gallemore, Thomas W. I. (Thomas Wilson Ira), 1969-

1998-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Vehicle Technologies Office: Workplace Charging Challenge Partner:  

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Newfoundland and Labrador | Department of Energy  

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

Canada Newfoundland and Labrador Newfoundland and Labrador July 12, 2013 Workplace Skills Enhancement Program (Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada) The Workplace Skills...

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Phrases that signal workplace hierarchy  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Hierarchy fundamentally shapes how we act at work. In this paper, we explore the relationship between the words people write in workplace email and the rank of the email's recipient. Using the Enron corpus as a dataset, we perform a close study of the ... Keywords: computer-mediated communication (cmc), email, natural language processing (nlp), power, status, text

Eric Gilbert

2012-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Key Workplace Documents Federal Publications  

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, the Administration in 2007 concluded agreements with China on toys, food and feed, drugs and medical devicesKey Workplace Documents Federal Publications Cornell University ILR School Year 2008 China/498 #12;Order Code RL33536 China-U.S. Trade Issues Updated March 7, 2008 Wayne M. Morrison Specialist

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Vehicle Technologies Office: Workplace Charging Challenge Partner:  

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Vehicle Technologies Office: Workplace Charging Challenge Partner:  

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BookFactory to someone by E-mail BookFactory to someone by E-mail Share Vehicle Technologies Office: Workplace Charging Challenge Partner: BookFactory on Facebook Tweet about Vehicle Technologies Office: Workplace Charging Challenge Partner: BookFactory on Twitter Bookmark Vehicle Technologies Office: Workplace Charging Challenge Partner: BookFactory on Google Bookmark Vehicle Technologies Office: Workplace Charging Challenge Partner: BookFactory on Delicious Rank Vehicle Technologies Office: Workplace Charging Challenge Partner: BookFactory on Digg Find More places to share Vehicle Technologies Office: Workplace Charging Challenge Partner: BookFactory on AddThis.com... Goals Research & Development Testing and Analysis Workplace Charging Partners Ambassadors Resources Community and Fleet Readiness

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Vehicle Technologies Office: Workplace Charging Challenge Pledge and  

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Workplace Charging Workplace Charging Challenge Pledge and Benefits to someone by E-mail Share Vehicle Technologies Office: Workplace Charging Challenge Pledge and Benefits on Facebook Tweet about Vehicle Technologies Office: Workplace Charging Challenge Pledge and Benefits on Twitter Bookmark Vehicle Technologies Office: Workplace Charging Challenge Pledge and Benefits on Google Bookmark Vehicle Technologies Office: Workplace Charging Challenge Pledge and Benefits on Delicious Rank Vehicle Technologies Office: Workplace Charging Challenge Pledge and Benefits on Digg Find More places to share Vehicle Technologies Office: Workplace Charging Challenge Pledge and Benefits on AddThis.com... Goals Research & Development Testing and Analysis Workplace Charging Partners Ambassadors

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Vehicle Technologies Office: Workplace Charging Challenge Partner...  

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and explore additional installations at its corporate headquarters near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Fast Facts Joined the Workplace Charging Challenge: February 27, 2013...

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Vehicle Technologies Office: Workplace Charging Challenge Partner...  

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Coca-Cola Company. plug-in electric vehicles parked at charging stations in parking garage Fast Facts Joined the Workplace Charging Challenge: February 27, 2013 Headquarters:...

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Vehicle Technologies Office: Workplace Charging Challenge Partner...  

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Ambassadors Resources Community and Fleet Readiness Workforce Development Plug-in Electric Vehicle Basics Workplace Charging Challenge Partner: CFV Solar Test Laboratory,...

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Vehicle Technologies Office: Workplace Charging Challenge Partner...  

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Workplace Charging Challenge Partner: Raytheon Raytheon has installed seven dual 220-volt plug-in electric vehicle (PEV) charging stations (14 charging points) at three...

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Vehicle Technologies Office: Workplace Charging Challenge Partner...  

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Schneider Electric to someone by E-mail Share Vehicle Technologies Office: Workplace Charging Challenge Partner: Schneider Electric on Facebook Tweet about Vehicle Technologies...

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Vehicle Technologies Office: Workplace Charging Challenge Partner...  

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Vehicle Basics Workplace Charging Challenge Partner: Hertz Hertz has embraced plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) as an integral part of both employee commutes and business rentals....

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The Vermont Study on Domestic Violence and the Workplace............................................................. 7  

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the Vermont Workplace? A survey of male offenders enrolled in batterer intervention programs in Vermont

Michele Cranwell Schmidt

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Vehicle Technologies Office: Workplace Charging Challenge Partner: Eli  

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Vehicle Technologies Office: Workplace Charging Challenge Partner: City of  

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Vehicle Technologies Office: Workplace Charging Challenge Partner: Samsung  

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Vehicle Technologies Office: Workplace Charging Challenge Partner: Pepco  

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Vehicle Technologies Office: Workplace Charging Challenge Partner: DTE  

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Vehicle Technologies Office: Workplace Charging Challenge Partner: Ford  

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Vehicle Technologies Office: Workplace Charging Challenge Partner: OSRAM  

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Vehicle Technologies Office: Workplace Charging Challenge Partner: National  

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Vehicle Technologies Office: Workplace Charging Challenge Partner: The  

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Vehicle Technologies Office: Workplace Charging Challenge Partner: Verizon  

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Vehicle Technologies Office: Workplace Charging Challenge Partner: Facebook  

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Vehicle Technologies Office: Workplace Charging Challenge Partner: Dell  

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Vehicle Technologies Office: EV Everywhere Workplace Charging...  

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Workplace Charging Challenge T U.S. Department of Energy Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Source: Alternative Fuels Data Center oday, about half of the vehicles in the United...

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Vehicle Technologies Office: Workplace Charging Challenge Partner...  

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Workplace Charging Challenge Partner: Zappos Zappos.com is excited to move into its new LEED certified headquarters in downtown Las Vegas in October 2013. The community-focused...

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Managing conflict across generations in the workplace  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The current American workplace is made up of members of four distinct generations: "Veterans" (born between 1922-1943), "Boomers" (born between 1943-1960), "Generation X" (born between 1960 - 1980), and "Generation Y" (born ...

Vzquez, Ernesto (Vzquez-Senez)

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Vehicle Technologies Office: Workplace Charging Challenge Partner: Dominion  

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Vehicle Technologies Office: Workplace Charging Challenge Partner: AVL  

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Vehicle Technologies Office: Workplace Charging Challenge Partner: JLA  

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Manufacturing Skills Certification System  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... system to their business so that they utilize the skills certification system ... provide input to The Manufacturing Institute about aggregate skill needs of ...

2012-09-20T23:59:59.000Z

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Vehicle Technologies Office: Workplace Charging Challenge Partner: GM  

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Community and collaboration : new shared workplaces for evolving work practices  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The 'collaborative community workplace' is a growing type of shared, flexible workplace that has emerged in recent years in response to a growing need for productive workspaces for mobile, distributed, and independent ...

Bates, Timothy W. (Timothy Waterbury)

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Department of Energy - Newfoundland and Labrador  

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

33791 en Workplace Skills Enhancement Program (Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada) http:energy.govsavingsworkplace-skills-enhancement-program-newfoundland-and-labrador-canada

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Is workplace surveillance legal in Canada?  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper reports on the results of a research project into employer practices with respect to workplace privacy, funded by the Federal Privacy Commissioner of Canada's Contributions Program. The paper discusses the variety of privacy invasive technologies ... Keywords: monitoring, privacy, surveillance, work

Avner Levin

2006-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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What is chat doing in the workplace?  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We report an empirical study of a synchronous messaging application with group-oriented functionality designed to support teams in the workplace. In particular, the tool supports group chat windows that allow members of a group to communicate with text ... Keywords: MUD, awareness, chat, groupware, instant messaging, presence, teams

Mark Handel; James D. Herbsleb

2002-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Extending knowledge management to mobile workplaces  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Knowledge and Knowledge Management (KM) are evolving into an increasingly eminent source of competitive advantage. However, for the time being, the potential of KM is usually limited to stationary workplaces. This excludes a multiplicity of mobile workers, ... Keywords: knowledge management, mobile added values, mobile business processes, mobile commerce, mobile knowledge management

Volker Derballa; Key Pousttchi

2004-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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EV Everywhere Charges Up the Workplace | Department of Energy  

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

EV Everywhere Charges Up the Workplace EV Everywhere Charges Up the Workplace EV Everywhere Charges Up the Workplace January 31, 2013 - 1:45pm Addthis As part of the EV Everywhere Grand Challenge, the new Workplace Charging Challenge aims to expand access to charging stations in cities across the U.S. | Infographic by Sarah Gerrity, Energy Department. As part of the EV Everywhere Grand Challenge, the new Workplace Charging Challenge aims to expand access to charging stations in cities across the U.S. | Infographic by Sarah Gerrity, Energy Department. As part of the EV Everywhere Grand Challenge, the new Workplace Charging Challenge aims to expand access to charging stations in cities across the U.S.| Infographic by Sarah Gerrity, Energy Department. As part of the EV Everywhere Grand Challenge, the new Workplace Charging

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Vehicle Technologies Office: Workplace Charging Challenge Partner: Biogen  

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Vehicle Technologies Office: Workplace Charging Challenge Partner: City of  

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Alternative Fuels Data Center: Utah Paperbox Adds Workplace Charging to  

Alternative Fuels and Advanced Vehicles Data Center (EERE)

Utah Paperbox Adds Utah Paperbox Adds Workplace Charging to Boost Sustainability to someone by E-mail Share Alternative Fuels Data Center: Utah Paperbox Adds Workplace Charging to Boost Sustainability on Facebook Tweet about Alternative Fuels Data Center: Utah Paperbox Adds Workplace Charging to Boost Sustainability on Twitter Bookmark Alternative Fuels Data Center: Utah Paperbox Adds Workplace Charging to Boost Sustainability on Google Bookmark Alternative Fuels Data Center: Utah Paperbox Adds Workplace Charging to Boost Sustainability on Delicious Rank Alternative Fuels Data Center: Utah Paperbox Adds Workplace Charging to Boost Sustainability on Digg Find More places to share Alternative Fuels Data Center: Utah Paperbox Adds Workplace Charging to Boost Sustainability on AddThis.com...

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the Skills Gap  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... and develop a skilled workforce in the nuclear value chain ... These areas include construction, maintenance, safety, decommissioning, and research ...

2012-10-19T23:59:59.000Z

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Vehicle Technologies Office: Workplace Charging Challenge Partner: San  

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San Diego Gas and Electric to someone by E-mail San Diego Gas and Electric to someone by E-mail Share Vehicle Technologies Office: Workplace Charging Challenge Partner: San Diego Gas and Electric on Facebook Tweet about Vehicle Technologies Office: Workplace Charging Challenge Partner: San Diego Gas and Electric on Twitter Bookmark Vehicle Technologies Office: Workplace Charging Challenge Partner: San Diego Gas and Electric on Google Bookmark Vehicle Technologies Office: Workplace Charging Challenge Partner: San Diego Gas and Electric on Delicious Rank Vehicle Technologies Office: Workplace Charging Challenge Partner: San Diego Gas and Electric on Digg Find More places to share Vehicle Technologies Office: Workplace Charging Challenge Partner: San Diego Gas and Electric on AddThis.com... Goals Research & Development

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Vehicle Technologies Office: Workplace Charging Challenge Partner: New York  

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New York Power Authority to someone by E-mail New York Power Authority to someone by E-mail Share Vehicle Technologies Office: Workplace Charging Challenge Partner: New York Power Authority on Facebook Tweet about Vehicle Technologies Office: Workplace Charging Challenge Partner: New York Power Authority on Twitter Bookmark Vehicle Technologies Office: Workplace Charging Challenge Partner: New York Power Authority on Google Bookmark Vehicle Technologies Office: Workplace Charging Challenge Partner: New York Power Authority on Delicious Rank Vehicle Technologies Office: Workplace Charging Challenge Partner: New York Power Authority on Digg Find More places to share Vehicle Technologies Office: Workplace Charging Challenge Partner: New York Power Authority on AddThis.com... Goals Research & Development

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Vehicle Technologies Office: Workplace Charging Challenge Partner: The  

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The Venetian and The Palazzo to someone by E-mail The Venetian and The Palazzo to someone by E-mail Share Vehicle Technologies Office: Workplace Charging Challenge Partner: The Venetian and The Palazzo on Facebook Tweet about Vehicle Technologies Office: Workplace Charging Challenge Partner: The Venetian and The Palazzo on Twitter Bookmark Vehicle Technologies Office: Workplace Charging Challenge Partner: The Venetian and The Palazzo on Google Bookmark Vehicle Technologies Office: Workplace Charging Challenge Partner: The Venetian and The Palazzo on Delicious Rank Vehicle Technologies Office: Workplace Charging Challenge Partner: The Venetian and The Palazzo on Digg Find More places to share Vehicle Technologies Office: Workplace Charging Challenge Partner: The Venetian and The Palazzo on AddThis.com...

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Thirteen Major Companies Join Energy Department's Workplace Charging  

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

Major Companies Join Energy Department's Workplace Major Companies Join Energy Department's Workplace Charging Challenge Thirteen Major Companies Join Energy Department's Workplace Charging Challenge January 31, 2013 - 11:38am Addthis NEWS MEDIA CONTACT (202) 586-4940 WASHINGTON -- Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced 13 major U.S. employers and eight stakeholder groups have joined the new Workplace Charging Challenge to help expand access to workplace charging stations for American workers across the country. In a speech at the Washington Auto Show, Secretary Chu outlined the new initiative, which aims to expand the availability of workplace charging, increasing the convenience of plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) and providing drivers with more options. "The market for electric vehicles is expanding dramatically, giving

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Lessons Learned from the Intelligent Workplace Project at Carnegie...  

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Workplace (IW) at Carnegie Mellon University, which opened in December 1997, is a living laboratory designed to explore how new technologies and concepts can be applied to...

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Y-12 earns national Best Workplaces for Commuters designation...  

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Affairs Y-12 earns national Best Workplaces for Commuters designation Y-12 National Security Complex was recently recognized for meeting the National Standard of Excellence,...

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Health Promotion and Disease Prevention in the Workplace  

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in the Workplace Sheila Fitzgerald, PhD, RN Associate Professor, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health .Origins of Health Promotion Health Maintenance Act of 1973...

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Cross-workplace perspectives: relating studies from hospitals to an oil and gas workplace  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This discussion paper highlights how two apparently contrasting professions - an oil and gas refinery operator and a hospital nurse - share similar properties in how they collaborate, communicate and use artifacts. We relate literature on the nursing ... Keywords: collaboration, cooperative work, oil and gas, pervasive computing, workplace study

Clint Heyer; Ingeborg Grnning

2008-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

65

Luck vs. skill  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Recent legislation in the US regarding gambling over the web has led to renewed interest in the question of which games are games of skill. We take a statistical approach to the problem, defining the skill index of a game to be the average amount of ...

Peter Winkler

2007-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

66

Skill Set Training Process  

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MGTP-002 Skill Set/Training Process 11_0502 Page 1 of 7 MGTP-002 Skill Set/Training Process 11_0502 Page 1 of 7 EOTA - Business Process Document Title: Skill Set/Training Process Document Number: MGTP-002 Rev. 11_0502 Document Owner: Elizabeth Sousa Backup Owner: Melissa Otero Approver(s): Melissa Otero Parent Document: Q-001, Quality Manual Notify of Changes: EOTA Employees Referenced Documents: MGTF-002 Skill Set Model, MGTF-003 Training Review/Record, MGTF-004 New Employee Checklist, MGTF-005 Departing Employee Checklist, MGTF-006 Position Descriptions MGTP-002 Skill Set/Training Process 11_0502 Page 2 of 7 Revision History: Rev. Description of Change A Initial revision B Made minor, non-content editorial changes based on internal audit results 08_0805 Minor, non-content editorial changes based on internal audit results

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Offshoring, tasks, and the skill-wage pattern  

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The paper investigates the relationship between offshoring, wages, and the ease with which individuals tasks can be offshored. Our analysis relates to recent theoretical contributions arguing that there is only a loose relationship between the suitability of a task for offshoring and the associated skill level. Accordingly, wage effects of offshoring can be very heterogeneous within skill groups. We test this hypothesis by combining micro-level information on wages and demographic and workplace characteristics as well as occupational information relating to the degree of offshorability with industry-level data on offshoring. Our main results suggest that in partial equilibrium, wage effects of offshoring are fairly modest but far from homogeneous and depend significantly on the extent to which the respective task requires personal interaction or can be described as non-routine. When allowing for cross-industry movement of Daniel Baumgarten thanks the Leibniz Association for financial support.

Daniel Baumgarten; Ingo Geishecker; Holger Grg; Ingo Geishecker; Holger Grg

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

68

New rules in the workplace: Applying object-relations theory to explain problem Internet and email behaviour in the workplace  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

While the Internet and email can be great assets to an organisation, especially in respect to creating new knowledge, nonetheless a number of problems have accompanied the introduction of the Internet into the workplace. Some of these problems include: ... Keywords: Bollas, Cyber-harassment, Cyberslacking, Internet, Klein, Netiquette, Object-relations, Organisations, Serres, Surveillance, Winnicott, Workplace

Monica T. Whitty; Adrian N. Carr

2006-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Critical Skills Master's Program  

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Skills Master's Program Skills Master's Program (CSMP): The Critical Skills Master's Program (CSMP) provides exceptional bachelor's-level candidates with the opportunity to pursue a fully funded Master's of Science degree. Successful applicants will become regular full-time Sandia employees and join multidisciplinary teams that are advancing the frontiers of science and technology to solve the world's greatest challenges. Program Requirements: * Apply to a minimum of 3 nationally accredited universities. * Successfully complete the GRE as required by the universities of interest. * Complete a master's degree within:

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Professional Skills Schedule  

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

The 2013 Professional Skills Program Training Schedule lists all courses that are offered to DOE program offices, field sites, and national laboratories. (Schedule is updated on a quarterly basis)

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Exposure to, perceptions and levels of mental skills among tertiary institution field hockey players / Maryke Eloff.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??The importance of mental skills training (MST) is emphasized by previous/available research findings which show that by combining MST with physical training it enhances players (more)

Eloff, Maryke

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Workplace Violence Prevention: Employee Awareness Class | Department of  

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

Workplace Violence Prevention: Employee Awareness Class Workplace Violence Prevention: Employee Awareness Class Workplace Violence Prevention: Employee Awareness Class December 13, 2013 9:00AM to 3:30PM EST Registration: Federal employees should sign up directly in CHRIS ("NTC Workplace Violence" Course #002647) for one of the sessions below. Approved contractor employees should email Steven Martinez with name, organization and requested session. Walk-ins are welcome on a space available basis. Forrestal Location: Course #002647 (each class is 2.5 Hrs) #0024 Friday, December 13, GH-027 9:00-11:30 am #0025 Friday, December 13, GH-027 1:00-3:30 pm Germantown Location: Course #002647 (each class is 2.5 Hrs) #0026 Tuesday, December 10, E-114 9:00-11:30 am #0027 Tuesday, December 10, E-114 1:00-3:30 pm

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Situating workplace surveillance: Ethicsand computer based performance monitoring  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper examines the study of computer based performance monitoring (CBPM) in the workplace as an issue dominated by questions of ethics. Its central contention paper is that any investigation of ethical monitoring practice is inadequate if it ...

Kirstie S. Ball

2001-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Air sampling in the workplace. Final report  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This report provides technical information on air sampling that will be useful for facilities following the recommendations in the NRC`s Regulatory Guide 8.25, Revision 1, ``Air sampling in the Workplace.`` That guide addresses air sampling to meet the requirements in NRC`s regulations on radiation protection, 10 CFR Part 20. This report describes how to determine the need for air sampling based on the amount of material in process modified by the type of material, release potential, and confinement of the material. The purposes of air sampling and how the purposes affect the types of air sampling provided are discussed. The report discusses how to locate air samplers to accurately determine the concentrations of airborne radioactive materials that workers will be exposed to. The need for and the methods of performing airflow pattern studies to improve the accuracy of air sampling results are included. The report presents and gives examples of several techniques that can be used to evaluate whether the airborne concentrations of material are representative of the air inhaled by workers. Methods to adjust derived air concentrations for particle size are described. Methods to calibrate for volume of air sampled and estimate the uncertainty in the volume of air sampled are described. Statistical tests for determining minimum detectable concentrations are presented. How to perform an annual evaluation of the adequacy of the air sampling is also discussed.

Hickey, E.E.; Stoetzel, G.A.; Strom, D.J.; Cicotte, G.R. [Pacific Northwest Lab., Richland, WA (United States); Wiblin, C.M. [Advanced Systems Technology, Inc., Atlanta, GA (United States); McGuire, S.A. [Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC (United States). Div. of Regulatory Applications

1993-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Forecasting Forecast Skill  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We have shown that it is possible to predict the skill of numerical weather forecastsa quantity which is variable from day to day and region to region. This has been accomplished using as predictor the dispersion (measured by the average ...

Eugenia Kalnay; Amnon Dalcher

1987-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

76

Global and Local Skill Forecasts  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A skill forecast gives the probability distribution for the error in a forecast. Statistically, Well-founded skill forecasting methods have so far only been applied within the context of simple models. In this paper, the growth of analysis errors ...

P. L. Houtekamer

1993-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Instructions for Using Two-Factor RSA Tokens with Citrix Workplace...  

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

Login Procedure: Enter https:workplace.doe.gov in the address field of your Internet browser. The Citrix Workplace window appears. Enter your user name in the User name...

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NRC drug-free workplace plan. Revision 1  

SciTech Connect

On September 15, 1986, President Reagan signed Executive Order 12564, establishing the goal of a Drug-Free Federal Workplace. The Order made it a condition of employment that all Federal employees refrain from using illegal drugs on or off duty. On July 11, 1987, Congress passed legislation affecting implementation of the Executive Order under Section 503 of the Supplemental Appropriations Act of 1987, Public Law 100-71 (the Act). The Nuclear Regulatory Commission first issued the NRC Drug Testing Plan to set forth objectives, policies, procedures, and implementation guidelines to achieve a drug-free Federal workplace, consistent with the Executive Order and Section 503 of the Act. Revision 1, titled, ``NRC Drug-Free Workplace Plan,`` supersedes the previous version and its supplements and incorporates changes to reflect current guidance from the Department of Justice, the Department of Health and Human Services, as well as other guidance.

1997-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

79

Lessons Learned from the Intelligent Workplace Project at Carnegie Mellon  

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Lessons Learned from the Intelligent Workplace Project at Carnegie Mellon Lessons Learned from the Intelligent Workplace Project at Carnegie Mellon University Speaker(s): Sila Kiliccote Date: March 16, 2004 - 12:00pm Location: Bldg. 90 Seminar Host/Point of Contact: Francis Rubinstein The Robert L. Preger Intelligent Workplace (IW) at Carnegie Mellon University, which opened in December 1997, is a living laboratory designed to explore how new technologies and concepts can be applied to the built environment to improve building efficiency and human performance. The project's goals are to provide:1) User comfort and satisfaction; 2) Organizational Flexibility; 3) Technological Adaptability; and 4) Environmental Sustainability.At this unique site, the building systems integration issues posed a bigger challenge than expected. Most systems

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HQ Mediation Program for Workplace Conflicts | Department of Energy  

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

HQ Mediation HQ Mediation Program for Workplace Conflicts HQ Mediation Program for Workplace Conflicts The DOE Headquarters Mediation Program began in 1995. We believe that most workplace conflicts are based on miscommunication, and that it is best to resolve them as early as possible before they enter a formal and adversarial process. We encourage referrals of conflicts at as early a stage as possible, believing that this offers the best opportunity for a lasting resolution. The program uses professional mediators under contract with the Department of Energy. Both parties must voluntarily agree to participate in mediation, and may bring with them a family member, colleague, union representative, or attorney. Mediations are strictly confidential, and information is shared only with those within the agency who need to know in

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Drug-Free Workplace Program UT-B Contracts Page 1 of 1  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Drug-Free Workplace Program UT-B Contracts Sep 2012 Page 1 of 1 drug-free-workplace-ext-sep12 DRUG-FREE, the Seller and its subcontractors working on the project site must maintain a drug-free workplace program. (B) If the Seller is an out-of-state entity, the Company may upon request allow a drug-free workplace

Pennycook, Steve

82

Recommended observational skills training for IAEA safeguards inspections. Final report: Recommended observational skills training for IAEA safeguards inspections  

SciTech Connect

This is the second of two reports prepared to assist the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA or Agency) in enhancing the effectiveness of its international safeguards inspections through inspector training in {open_quotes}Observational Skills{close_quotes}. The first (Phase 1) report was essentially exploratory. It defined Observational Skills broadly to include all appropriate cognitive, communications, and interpersonal techniques that have the potential to help IAEA safeguards inspectors function more effectively. It identified 10 specific Observational Skills components, analyzed their relevance to IAEA safeguards inspections, and reviewed a variety of inspection programs in the public and private sectors that provide training in one or more of these components. The report concluded that while it should be possible to draw upon these other programs in developing Observational Skills training for IAEA inspectors, the approaches utilized in these programs will likely require significant adaption to support the specific job requirements, policies, and practices that define the IAEA inspector`s job. The overall objective of this second (Phase 2) report is to provide a basis for the actual design and delivery of Observational Skills training to IAEA inspectors. The more specific purposes of this report are to convey a fuller understanding of the potential application of Observational Skills to the inspector`s job, describe inspector perspectives on the relevance and importance of particular Observational Skills, identify the specific Observational Skill components that are most important and relevant to enhancing safeguards inspections, and make recommendations as to Observational Skills training for the IAEA`s consideration in further developing its Safeguards training program.

Toquam, J.L.; Morris, F.A.

1994-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Workplace Violence Prevention Employee Awareness Class | Department of  

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

Workplace Violence Prevention Employee Awareness Class Workplace Violence Prevention Employee Awareness Class Workplace Violence Prevention Employee Awareness Class November 22, 2013 9:30AM to 1:00PM EST Course Title: Workplace Violence Prevention Employee Awareness Classes Course Start/End Date: November 5 -22, 2013 (see list of course sessions below) Forrestal Location (each class is 2.5 Hrs) Friday, November 8 1E-245 9:30 am Tuesday, November 12 6A-092 10:30 am Tuesday, November 12 6E-069 1:30 pm Thursday, November 14 GH-019 9:00 am Thursday, November 14 GH-019 1:00 pm Tuesday, November 19 GH-035 10:30 am Tuesday, November 19 GH-035 2:00 pm Wednesday, November 20 1E-245 9:00 am Wednesday, November 20 1E-245 1:00 am Friday, November 22 1E-245 9:00am Germantown Location (each class is 2.5 Hrs) Thursday, November 7 Large Auditorium 9:00 am

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Evaluating a social media application for sustainability in the workplace  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The goal of this research is to investigate the benefits of using a web-based social network to promote energy awareness, and influence energy-saving behavior of typical office workers. We propose that a social network integrated into the workplace environment ... Keywords: eco-behavior, energy feedback, persuasive technology, social media, social networks, sustainability

David Lehrer; Janani Vasudev

2011-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Plug-In Electric Vehicle Handbook for Workplace Charging Hosts (Brochure), Clean Cities, Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy (EERE)  

Alternative Fuels and Advanced Vehicles Data Center (EERE)

Workplace Workplace Charging Hosts Plug-In Electric Vehicle Handbook for Workplace Charging Hosts 2 Table of Contents Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 PEV Basics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Charging Basics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Benefits of Workplace Charging . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Evaluating and Planning for Workplace Charging . . . . . . . 9 Workplace Charging Management and Policy Planning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 Workplace Charging Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 Electrifying Transportation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 Clean Cities Helps Establish Charging Infrastructure The U .S . Department of Energy's Clean Cities program supports local actions to reduce petroleum use in transportation . Nearly 100 Clean Cities coalitions across the country work

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42498 PROFESIONAL SKILL SCHEDULE FLYER  

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

LEARNING AND WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT Professional Skills & Technical Training Program 3 rd , 4 th - FY 2013 & 1st Quarter FY 2014 Corporate Schedule These courses have immediate open...

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Strategies for communication skills development  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

As the scope of computer science continues to expand and move further into inter-disciplinary research, we see communication skills development (CSD) gain prominence in tertiary courses. Employer groups, professional bodies and universities increasingly ... Keywords: communication across the curriculum, communication skills development, curriculum change

Paul Gruba; Reem Al-Mahmood

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

88

Characterizing Contact Current and Nuisance Shocks in the Workplace  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Industrial hygiene issues relevant to the electric utility workplace involve exposures to contact current and nuisance shocks, which are defined as perceptible exposures that may occur as spark discharges or as continuous currents. The studies in this report describe 1) the applicability of EPRIs Contact Current Meter (CCM) for measuring body currents when electric fields are present; 2) use of the CCM to measure human body resistance; and 3) results of a worker survey to understand the prevalence of nu...

2006-03-20T23:59:59.000Z

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2 0 1 1 -2 0 1 2 The workplace think tank.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

.in.their.lives.outside.of.the.workplace.. Health.as.Byproduct.of.Work. Common among organizational health promotion strategies are those

Hayes, Jane E.

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JM to Revise DOE O 3792.3, Drug-Free Federal Workplace Testing Implementation Program  

Directives, Delegations, and Requirements

The subject directive provides requirements and responsibilities for the implementation of a workplace program to test for the use of illegal drugs to ...

2012-12-06T23:59:59.000Z

91

DOE O 3792.3 Chg 1, Drug-Free Federal Workplace Testing Implementation Program  

Directives, Delegations, and Requirements

The order provides guidance and policy for the administration, application and implementation of the DOE Drug-free Federal Workplace Plan and other regulations ...

1988-07-29T23:59:59.000Z

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Professional Skills Program Course Catalog  

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

This Catalog lists all DOE training courses offered through the Professional Skills and Technical Training Programs. Within the catalog, you will find a full description of each course; DOE's...

93

Age and technology innovation in the workplace: Does work context matter?  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Two workplace trends will become increasingly important in years to come: reliance on information technology (IT) and workforce aging. This study explores the influence of workplace context on employee reactions to the implementation of a new IT initiative ... Keywords: Age, Implementation, Organizational climate, Technology

Tracey E. Rizzuto

2011-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Workplace Violence Policy Survey of Department of Energy Contractor Sites (ORISE 2002-0580, 2002)  

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WORKPLACE VIOLENCE POLICY SURVEY WORKPLACE VIOLENCE POLICY SURVEY OF DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY CONTRACTOR SITES Prepared for U.S. Department of Energy Office of Health Programs Washington, DC Prepared by Center for Human Reliability Studies Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education Oak Ridge, TN May 2002 ORISE 2002-0580 INTRODUCTION No workplace is immune to the threat of workplace violence. It can and does happen anywhere and at any time. Companies must make a concerted effort to evaluate their potential for workplace violence and implement measures to address this issue for the protection of their employees. The Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (29 USC 654 et. seq., U.S. Department of Labor, amended September 29, 1998) requires companies to provide employees with a safe and healthful place to work. The "general duty" clause of this Act

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19 U.S. Employers Join the Workplace Charging Challenge | Department of  

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

U.S. Employers Join the Workplace Charging Challenge U.S. Employers Join the Workplace Charging Challenge 19 U.S. Employers Join the Workplace Charging Challenge June 11, 2013 - 2:34pm Addthis MetLife is one of the 19 new partners in the Energy Department's Workplace Charging Challenge. As part of its Challenge commitment, the company installed electric vehicle charging stations for employee use at 14 of its locations across the country. | Photo courtesy of MetLife. MetLife is one of the 19 new partners in the Energy Department's Workplace Charging Challenge. As part of its Challenge commitment, the company installed electric vehicle charging stations for employee use at 14 of its locations across the country. | Photo courtesy of MetLife. David Danielson David Danielson Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

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Frequency Dependence in Forecast Skill  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A method is proposed to calculate measures of forecast skill for high, medium and low temporal frequency variations in the atmosphere. This method is applied to a series of 128 consecutive 1 to 10-day forecasts produced at NMC with their ...

H. M. van Den Dool; Suranjana Saha

1990-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

97

Equitable Skill Scores for Categorical Forecasts  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Many skill scores used to evaluate categorical forecasts of discrete variables are inequitable, in the sense that constant forecasts of some events lead to better scores than constant forecasts of other events. Inequitable skill scores may ...

Lev S. Gandin; Allan H. Murphy

1992-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

98

Another Approach to Forecasting Forecast Skill  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The skill of a medium-range numerical forecast can fluctuate widely from day to day. Providing an a priori estimate of the skill of the forecast is therefore important. Existing approaches include Monte Carlo Forecasting and Lagged Average ...

W. Y. Chen

1989-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

99

Policy: Workplace Violence Page 1 of 4 Issued: October 10, 2007 Revised  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

or threats may include gestures or symbols. 3.2 Workplace or Premises ­ Includes all CSM property, facilities programs, or activities. 4.0 PROCEDURES 4.1 Reporting: Faculty and staff involvement is essential

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Mechanical considerations and design skills.  

SciTech Connect

The purpose of the report is to provide experienced-based insights into design processes that will benefit designers beginning their employment at Sandia National Laboratories or those assuming new design responsibilities. The main purpose of this document is to provide engineers with the practical aspects of system design. The material discussed here may not be new to some readers, but some of it was to me. Transforming an idea to a design to solve a problem is a skill, and skills are similar to history lessons. We gain these skills from experience, and many of us have not been fortunate enough to grow in an environment that provided the skills that we now need. I was fortunate to grow up on a farm where we had to learn how to maintain and operate several different kinds of engines and machines. If you are like me, my formal experience is partially based upon the two universities from which I graduated, where few practical applications of the technologies were taught. What was taught was mainly theoretical, and few instructors had practical experience to offer the students. I understand this, as students have their hands full just to learn the theoretical. The practical part was mainly left up to 'on the job experience'. However, I believe it is better to learn the practical applications early and apply them quickly 'on the job'. System design engineers need to know several technical things, both in and out of their field of expertise. An engineer is not expected to know everything, but he should know when to ask an expert for assistance. This 'expert' can be in any field, whether it is in analyses, drafting, machining, material properties, testing, etc. The best expert is a person who has practical experience in the area of needed information, and consulting with that individual can be the best and quickest way for one to learn. If the information provided here can improve your design skills and save one design from having a problem, save cost of development, or reduce difficulty in manufacturing, then my writing effort will have been worthwhile. It is also my hope that you will freely provide others with design information that you have found beneficial to the less-experienced engineers. The result will be that as a whole, the designs will improve, and the development time will be shortened from start of the design to full system operation or deployment.

Alvis, Robert L.

2008-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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101

Nationwide Professional Skills Training Program - Presolicitation...  

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

Nationwide Professional Skills Training Program - Presolicitation DE-SOL-0000109, "NRC records show that American Mail Line, Inc., was licensed to receive, possess, and...

102

Scouting technical skills in ice hockey.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??The main objective was to create an effective scouting tool to evaluate technical skills of an ice hockey player. The purpose was to provide an (more)

Rih, Tuukka

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

103

Computer Literacy Skills of Net Generation Learners  

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Younger learners are widely considered to be technologically savvy and computer literate because of their lifelong exposure to ubiquitous technology. Educators often rely on that assumption to justify changes to institutional curricula, technology initiatives, new classroom strategies, and calls for educators to meet the educational demands of the younger generation. This study examines the computer literacy skills of Net Generation Learners (NGLs). This dissertation is composed of a systematic literature review, an examination of learner computer literacy skills prior to completing a college level course, and an investigation of the effects of different types of instruction on learner computer literacy skills. In the systematic literature review, identified studies focused primarily on learner familiarity with emerging technologies and relied heavily on self-reported data. Few studies directly measured learner computer literacy skills, and none compared the skills of NGLs and non-NGLs. A causal-comparative examination of learner computer literacy skills prior to a college level computer literacy course found that both NGLs and non-NGLs exhibited inadequate computer literacy skill. A 1-way ANOVA indicated NGLs performed significantly better than non-NGLs on a computer literacy skills assessment; however, examining learner age as a continuous variable via regression yielded different results. There may be validity to claims regarding the comparative computer proficiency of NGLs to non-NGLs, but the level of skill exhibited by learners does not warrant calls for radical educational changes, and the imprecision of arbitrarily defining age as a dichotomous variable produces potentially erroneous results. The effect of type of instruction on learner computer literacy skills was explored. Based on the results in this study, direct instruction focused on a comprehensive scope of computer literacy skills better supports learner acquisition of skills than does informal instruction or instruction focused on a limited range of skills. Future research should use statistical methods that analyze age as a continuous variable while continuing to examine directly the comparative computer literacy skills of NGLs and non-NGLs at all levels of education. Further inquiry into the effectiveness of different types of instruction to support learner acquisition of computer literacy skills should also be conducted.

Duke, Christopher

2011-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

104

Evaluating the Skill of Categorical Forecasts  

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A generalized skill score is presented for evaluating forecasts in any number of categories. Each forecast in a sample is given a mark; the skill score for the sample is just the average mark. Each mark has an expected value of zero for an ...

Neil D. Gordon

1982-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

105

An Assessment of Thunderstorm Probability Forecasting Skill  

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An analysis of the 11-year (19831993) skill of subjective 24-h thunderstorm probability forecasts made by staff and students at the State University of New York at Albany is presented. Skill is measured relative to the long-term National Weather ...

Lance F. Bosart; Michael G. Landin

1994-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

106

Measuring students' information skills through concept mapping  

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This paper seeks to develop a methodology that will discover, specify and measure students?? abilities and skills in creating concept maps. Because competencies are the key factor in higher education, the paper analyzes the role of concept maps ... Keywords: competencies, concept maps, information literacy, information organization, skills

Maria Pinto; Anne-Vinciane Doucet; Andrs Fernndez-Ramos

2010-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

107

'Safety Begins with Me' Works toward an Injury-Free Workplace at  

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'Safety Begins with Me' Works toward an Injury-Free Workplace 'Safety Begins with Me' Works toward an Injury-Free Workplace at Savannah River Site - Employees embrace high-quality safety awareness campaign 'Safety Begins with Me' Works toward an Injury-Free Workplace at Savannah River Site - Employees embrace high-quality safety awareness campaign February 1, 2012 - 12:00pm Addthis A Savannah River Nuclear Solutions employee hangs one of several “Safety Begins with Me” banners near a Savannah River Site entrance. A Savannah River Nuclear Solutions employee hangs one of several "Safety Begins with Me" banners near a Savannah River Site entrance. A green cross was chosen as the primary symbol for the Savannah River Site’s “Safety Begins with Me” program. A green cross was chosen as the primary symbol for the Savannah River

108

10 CFR 707 - Contractor Workplace Substance Abuse Program at DOE Sites |  

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10 CFR 707 - Contractor Workplace Substance Abuse Program at DOE 10 CFR 707 - Contractor Workplace Substance Abuse Program at DOE Sites 10 CFR 707 - Contractor Workplace Substance Abuse Program at DOE Sites 10 CFR 707, Federal Register, July 22, 1992 Amendment to 10 CFR 707, January 23, 2008 Executive Order 12564 10 CFR 707 Safety Advisory Implementation Assistance Frequently Asked Questions Implementation Dates 10 CFR 707 Public Forums - Video Conference Presentations Rulemaking Request for Information July 30, 2010 Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Economic Assessment Questionnaire Policy Memorandum Secretary of Energy's Decision Memorandum Regarding Drug Testing for DOE Positions That Require Access Authorizations, September 14, 2007 Tools Department of Health and Human Services: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's web site link(Click "Federal

109

Investigation of "Sick" Residential and Workplace Buildings using a  

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Investigation of "Sick" Residential and Workplace Buildings using a Investigation of "Sick" Residential and Workplace Buildings using a Computerized/Web-Based Occupant Health Survey Instrument Speaker(s): James Craner Date: September 15, 2005 - 12:00pm Location: Bldg. 90 Epidemiological investigation of occupants of a residential or non-industrial workplace building (or building complex) is a well-established, public health method used to identify and measure the nature, distribution, and cause of occupational or environmental illness related to indoor air quality (IAQ) problems or concerns. Such an investigation is particularly useful where disease-exposure associations have not been clearly established and multiple environmental and human factors may be implicated or considered. --The "sick building syndrome"

110

Winter North Atlantic Oscillation Hindcast Skill: 19002001  

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Recent proposed seasonal hindcast skill estimates for the winter North Atlantic Oscillation (NAO) are derived from different lagged predictors, NAO indices, skill assessment periods, and skill validation methodologies. This creates confusion ...

Christopher G. Fletcher; Mark A. Saunders

2006-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

111

Avoiding Truth: Tobacco Industry Promotion of Life Skills Training  

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4):44753. [34] Life Skills Training. LST frequently askedto support life skills training in WV 6th grade throughoutD. Interactive. Life skills training program documen- tation

Bialous, Stella Aguinaga; Mandel, Lev L.; Glantz, Stanton A. Ph.D.

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

112

Boiling point? The skills gap in US manufacturing  

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... respondents what they considered to be the most serious skill deficiencies in their current employees, inadequate problem-solving skills topped the ...

2013-07-31T23:59:59.000Z

113

Emotional Skillfulness in African American Marriage: Intimate Safety as a Mediator of the Relationship Between Emotional Skillfulness and Marital Satisfaction.  

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??The current study examined emotional skillfulness theory and the possible impact emotional skillfulness may have on martial satisfaction and the intimacy process among African Americans. (more)

Dunham, Shea M.

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

114

On the Prediction of Forecast Skill  

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Using 10-day forecast 500 mb height data from the last 7 yr, the potential to predict the skill of numerical weather forecasts is discussed. Four possible predictor sets are described. The first, giving the consistency between adjacent forecasts, ...

T. N. Palmer; S. Tibaldi

1988-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

115

Skill of Multimodel ENSO Probability Forecasts  

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The cross-validated hindcast skills of various multimodel ensemble combination strategies are compared for probabilistic predictions of monthly SST anomalies in the ENSO-related Nio-3.4 region of the tropical Pacific Ocean. Forecast data from ...

Michael K. Tippett; Anthony G. Barnston

2008-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

116

Assessing Forecast Skill through Cross Validation  

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This study explains the method of cross validation for assessing forecast skill of empirical prediction models. Cross validation provides a relatively accurate measure of an empirical procedure's ability to produce a useful prediction rule from a ...

J. B. Elsner; C. P. Schmertmann

1994-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

117

Incorporating Misclassification Error in Skill Assessment  

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It is desirable to account for misclassification error of meteorological observations so that the true skill of the forecast can be assessed. Errors in observations can occur, among other places, in pilot reports of icing and in tornado spotting. ...

William Briggs; Matt Pocernich; David Ruppert

2005-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

118

Model Fidelity versus Skill in Seasonal Forecasting  

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The relation between skill and fidelity of seasonal mean hindcasts of surface temperature by seven coupled atmosphereocean models is investigated. By definition, fidelity measures the agreement between model and observational climatological ...

Timothy DelSole; Jagadish Shukla

2010-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

119

Technical Staff Council Seminar - Skills Database  

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2003 - 12:00pm Location: Bldg. 90 Seminar HostPoint of Contact: David Faulkner The Technical Staff Council has made a skills database for members of the technical staff to input...

120

Veterans helping veterans sharpen job search skills  

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02102012 Veterans helping veterans sharpen job search skills Linda A Lucchetti, LLNL, (925) 422-5815, lucchetti1@llnl.gov Printer-friendly Bill Oliver of the Lab talks to...

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121

A Practical Sense of Knowing: Exploring Awareness Strategies in a Mobile Workplace  

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This paper presents and discusses strategies used by homecare workers to establish and maintain awareness in a mobile workplace. It capitalizes on data derived from a longitudinal translocal ethnographic study of homecare and the utilization of mobile ... Keywords: Autonomy, Awareness, Control, Cooperative Work, Homecare Work, Mobile Technology

Carljohan Orre; Leon A. Watts

2006-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

122

Skill and Return of Skill in Dynamic Extended-Range Forecasts  

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The skill of a set of extended-range dynamical forecasts made with a modern numerical forecast model is examined. A forecast is said to be skillful if it produces a high quality forecast by correctly modeling some aspects of the dynamics of the ...

Jeffrey L. Anderson; Huug M. van den Dool

1994-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

123

UNIVERSAL JOB SKILLS: SKILLS TO HIGHLIGHT IN YOUR RESUME/ COVER LETTER/  

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or corporations that lead to funding). · Time Management: Balancing full load of courses while teaching (GSI as a regional/state model) Technical Skills · Relevant coursework/ degrees · Certification (ex: Spatial Analysis certification) · Relevant languages · Specific examples of projects using these skills · Computer software

Edwards, Paul N.

124

Technical assessment of workplace air sampling requirements at tank farm facilities. Revision 1  

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WHC-CM-1-6 is the primary guidance for radiological control at Westinghouse Hanford Company (WHC). It was written to implement DOE N 5480.6 ``US Department of Energy Radiological Control Manual`` as it applies to programs at Hanford which are now overseen by WHC. As such, it complies with Title 10, Part 835 of the Code of Federal Regulations. In addition to WHC-CM-1-6, there is HSRCM-1, the ``Hanford Site Radiological Control Manual`` and several Department of Energy (DOE) Orders, national consensus standards, and reports that provide criteria, standards, and requirements for workplace air sampling programs. This document provides a summary of these, as they apply to WHC facility workplace air sampling programs. This document also provides an evaluation of the compliance of Tank Farms` workplace air sampling program to the criteria, standards, and requirements and documents compliance with the requirements where appropriate. Where necessary, it also indicates changes needed to bring specific locations into compliance.

Olsen, P.A.

1994-09-21T23:59:59.000Z

125

Integrated environmental control and monitoring in the intelligent workplace. Final report  

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This project involved the design and engineering of the control and monitoring of environmental quality - visual, thermal, air - in the Intelligent Workplace. The research objectives were to study the performance of the individual systems, to study the integration issues related to each system, to develop a control plan, and to implement and test the integrated systems in a real setting. In this project, a control strategy with related algorithms for distributed sensors, actuators, and controllers for negotiating central and individual control of HVAC, lighting, and enclosure was developed in order to maximize user comfort, and energy and environmental effectiveness. The goal of the control system design in the Intelligent Workplace is the integration of building systems for optimization of occupant satisfaction, organizational flexibility, energy efficiency and environmental effectiveness. The task of designing this control system involves not only the research, development and demonstration of state-of-the-art mechanical and electrical systems, but also their integration. The ABSIC research team developed functional requirements for the environmental systems considering the needs of both facility manager and the user. There are three levels of control for the environmental systems: scheduled control, sensor control, and user control. The challenges are to achieve the highest possible levels of energy effectiveness simultaneously with the highest levels of user satisfaction. The report describes the components of each system, their implementation in the Intelligent Workplace and related control and monitoring issues.

NONE

1997-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

126

Professional Skills and Technical Training | Department of Energy  

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Professional Skills and Technical Training Professional Skills and Technical Training Professional Skills and Technical Training The Professional Skills and Technical Training Program is responsible for the design, development, and delivery of competency-based courses to meet critical DOE skill development needs. In addition to our course offerings, the Professional Skills and Technical Training Program provide a variety of ancillary support services to DOE organizations. These services include training needs assessments, competency development, training and development business plans, coaching, speakers, and evaluation activities. The Program currently lists over 115 classroom-based courses in five basic curricula: Acquisition Management; Program Management; Project Management; Supervisory and Leadership Development; Technical and Interdisciplinary

127

The other skills of the software architect  

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The skills that are taught to the software architect in academic programs often leave him or her completely unprepared to assume the role of solution architect on a project with more than four or five developers. Furthermore, the globalization of software ... Keywords: architect role, leadership, management

Brian Berenbach

2008-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

128

Intercomparison of Spatial Forecast Verification Methods: Identifying Skillful Spatial Scales Using the Fractions Skill Score  

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The fractions skill score (FSS) was one of the measures that formed part of the Intercomparison of Spatial Forecast Verification Methods project. The FSS was used to assess a common dataset that consisted of real and perturbed Weather Research ...

Marion Mittermaier; Nigel Roberts

2010-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

129

Skill in Precipitation Forecasting in the National Weather Service  

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All known long-term records of forecasting performance for different types of precipitation forecasts in the National Weather Service were examined for relative skill and secular trends in skill. The largest upward trends were achieved by local ...

Jerome P. Charba; William H. Klein

1980-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

130

Skill Scores and Correlation Coefficients in Model Verification  

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Attributes of the anomaly correlation coefficient, as a model verification measure, are investigated by exploiting a recently developed method of decomposing skill scores into other measures of performance. A mean square error skill score based ...

Allan H. Murphy; Edward S. Epstein

1989-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

131

The Discrete Brier and Ranked Probability Skill Scores  

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The Brier skill score (BSS) and the ranked probability skill score (RPSS) are widely used measures to describe the quality of categorical probabilistic forecasts. They quantify the extent to which a forecast strategy improves predictions with ...

Andreas P. Weigel; Mark A. Liniger; Christof Appenzeller

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

132

CCBP: CLEAR COMMUNICATION SKILLS FOR MANAGERS AND SUPERVISORS...  

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CLEAR COMMUNICATION SKILLS FOR MANAGERS AND SUPERVISORS CCBP: CLEAR COMMUNICATION SKILLS FOR MANAGERS AND SUPERVISORS November 6, 2013 8:30AM EST to November 7, 2013 4:00PM EST...

133

The Relationship between Ensemble Spread and Ensemble Mean Skill  

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Statistical considerations suggest that 1) even for a perfect ensemble (one in which all sources of forecast error are sampled correctly) there need not be a high correlation between spread and skill, 2) the correlation between spread and skill ...

Jeffrey S. Whitaker; Andrew F. Loughe

1998-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

134

Information-Based Skill Scores for Probabilistic Forecasts  

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The information content, that is, the predictive capability, of a forecast system is often quantified with skill scores. This paper introduces two ranked mutual information skill (RMIS) scores, RMISO and RMISY, for the evaluation of probabilistic ...

Bodo Ahrens; Andr Walser

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

135

The politics of skill building in a global age  

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National skills systems have historically imposed significant constraints on production strategies. This dissertation investigates the impact of the home economy skill base on firms' off-shoring and out-sourcing decisions, ...

McCaffrey, Sara Jane

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

136

Solar Decathlon 2013: Building Skills for Future Careers | Department...  

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Solar Decathlon 2013: Building Skills for Future Careers Solar Decathlon 2013: Building Skills for Future Careers September 16, 2013 - 3:03pm Addthis It took six months and nearly...

137

A University Laboratory Course to Improve Scientific Communication Skills  

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A 14-week laboratory course at the University of Helsinki was offered to improve undergraduate and graduate students' writing and speaking skills, as well as their scientific skills. To emphasize active learning, the course avoided long lecture ...

David M. Schultz

2010-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

138

Improvement of Multimodel Ensemble Seasonal Prediction Skills over East Asian Summer Monsoon Region Using a Climate Filter Concept  

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The authors propose the use of a climate filter concept to enhance prediction skill of a multimodel ensemble (MME) suite for the East Asian summer monsoon (EASM) precipitation and temperature at 850 hPa. The method envisages grading models on ...

Doo Young Lee; Joong-Bae Ahn; Karumuri Ashok

2013-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

139

Quick Guide to the Nationwide Professional Skills  

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

Quick Guide to the Nationwide Professional Skills Quick Guide to the Nationwide Professional Skills Training Contract (DE-HC0000011) What is it? A competitively awarded small business set aside contract capable of meeting all of your training and workforce development needs. Using this vehicle means you don't have to obtain bids! The contract covers customized and off-the-shelf training on technical, supervisory/management and leadership topics, including courses required for professional certifications. Who can use it? All DOE programs, field sites, and national laboratories. How do I order courses or services? Courses can be ordered through DOE HQ by contacting Cheri Dent in the Office of Learning and Workforce Development. For additional information on pricing and schedule please go

140

Development and characterization of a multi-camera 2D-vision system for enhanced performance of a drink serving robotic cell  

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A 2D-vision system is integrated into a drink-serving robotic cell, to enhance its flexibility. Two videocameras are used in a hybrid configuration scheme. The former is rigidly mounted on the robot end effector, the latter is fixed to the workplace. ... Keywords: 2D calibration, Blob analysis, Machine vision, Pattern-matching, Robotics

Paolo Bellandi; Giovanna Sansoni; Angelo Vertuan

2012-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Technical assessment of compliance with workplace air sampling requirements at WRAP  

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The purpose of this Technical Assessment is to satisfy HSRCM-1, ''Hanford Site Radiological Control Manual'' Article 551.4 for a documented study of facility Workplace Air Monitoring (WAM) programs. HSRCM-1 is the primary guidance for radiological control at Waste Management Federal Services of Hanford, Inc. (WMH). The HSRCM-1 complies with Title 10. Part 835 of the Code of Federal Regulations (10CFR835). This document provides an evaluation of the compliance of the Waste Receiving and Processing facility (WRAP) WAM program to the criteria standards, requirements, and documents compliance with the requirements where appropriate. Where necessary, it also indicates changes needed to bring specific locations into compliance.

HACKWORTH, M.F.

1999-06-02T23:59:59.000Z

142

Workplace Violence  

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concerns * Prompt and accurate reporting of violent incidents Management Commitment * Organizational concern for employee emotional and physical safety and health * System of...

143

Nationwide Professional Skills Training Program- Presolicitation #DE-SOL-0000109  

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Nationwide Professional Skills Training Program - Presolicitation #DE-SOL-0000109, "NRC records show that American Mail Line, Inc., was licensed to receive, possess, and dispose of radioactive...

144

The Oak Ridge Centers for Manufacturing Technologies ? Skills...  

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Centers for Manufacturing Technologies - Skills Campus This input comes from John Whalen, air conditioning and refrigeration (AC&R) technician. John has led the advance of...

145

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities for Key Radiation Protection...  

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Notice No. 1 November 2007 DOE STANDARD KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES FOR KEY RADIATION PROTECTION POSITIONS AT DOE FACILITIES U.S. Department of Energy FSC 6910...

146

Employers Liability for Workplace Violence (ORISE 05-0982, 2005)  

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ORISE 05-0982 ORISE 05-0982 Office of Occupational Health U. S. Department of Energy Employers' Liability for Workplace Violence Center for Human Reliability Studies Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education Operated by Oak Ridge Associated Universities For the U. S. Department of Energy Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) is a university consortium leveraging the scientific strength of major research institutions to advance science and education by partnering with national laboratories, government agencies, and private industry. ORAU manages the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) is a DOE facility focusing on scientific initiatives to research health risks from occupational hazards, assess environmental cleanup, respond to radiation medical

147

Young children's computer skills development from kindergarten to third grade  

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This investigation explores young children's computer skills development from kindergarten to third grade using the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study-Kindergarten (ECLS-K) dataset. The sample size of the study was 8642 children. Latent growth curve ... Keywords: Computer skills, Kindergarten, Latent growth curve modeling

Mesut Sakes; Kathy Cabe Trundle; Randy L. Bell

2011-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

148

Does increasing model stratospheric resolution improve extended range forecast skill?  

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Does increasing model stratospheric resolution improve extended range forecast skill? Greg Roff,1 forecast skill at high Southern latitudes is explored. Ensemble forecasts are made for two model configurations that differ only in vertical resolution above 100 hPa. An ensemble of twelve 30day forecasts

149

On Using Climatology as a Reference Strategy in the Brier and Ranked Probability Skill Scores  

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The Brier and ranked probability skill scores are widely used as skill metrics of probabilistic forecasts of weather and climate. As skill scores, they compare the extent to which a forecast strategy outperforms a (usually simpler) reference ...

Simon J. Mason

2004-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

150

Motor skill performance of school-age children with visual impairments.  

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??This thesis focuses on the motor skill performance of school-age children with visual impairments (VI). Children with VI are at risk of poor motor skill (more)

Houwen, Suzanne

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

151

Procedural Skills Training During Emergency Medicine Residency: Are We Teaching the Right Things?  

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REFERENCES Procedural Skills Training Kilian BJ, Binder LS,perceptions of their residency training needs: results of aesearch Procedural Skills Training During Emergency Medicine

Druck, Jeffrey; Valley, Morgan A; Lowenstein, Steven R

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

152

Skill, Correction, and Downscaling of GCM-Simulated Precipitation  

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The ability of general circulation models (GCMs) to correctly simulate precipitation is usually assessed by comparing simulated mean precipitation with observed climatologies. However, to what extent the skill in simulating average precipitation ...

Jonathan M. Eden; Martin Widmann; David Grawe; Sebastian Rast

2012-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

153

Does Distance from the Forecast Site Affect Skill?  

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An outstanding issue in the assessment of forecast skill (and value) is whether any advantage that can be obtained through regional knowledge not readily available to distant forecasters supersedes the leveling effect of information obtained by ...

Paul J. Roebber; Lance F. Bosart; Gregory S. Forbes

1996-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

154

Understanding Prediction Skill of Seasonal Mean Precipitation over the Tropics  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The connection between the local SST and precipitation (SSTP) correlation and the prediction skill of precipitation on a seasonal time scale is investigated based on seasonal hindcasts from the National Centers for Environmental Prediction (NCEP) ...

Arun Kumar; Mingyue Chen; Wanqiu Wang

2013-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

155

A Note on Gandin and Murphy's Equitable Skill Score  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Gandin and Murphy introduced an equitable skill score for use in evaluating categorical forecasts. For forecasts involving more than two categories, the elements of the scoring matrix are not defined uniquely. In this note, a specific formula ...

Joseph P. Gerrity Jr.

1992-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

156

Bayesian Correlation Score: A Utilitarian Measure of Forecast Skill  

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From the theory of sufficient comparisons of experiments, a measure of skill is derived for categorical forecasts of continuous predictands. Called Bayesian correlation wore (BCS), the measure is specified in terms of three parameters of a normal-...

Roman Krzysztofowicz

1992-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

157

Review/Verify Strategic Skills Needs/Forecasts/Future Mission...  

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ReviewVerify Strategic Skills NeedsForecastsFuture Mission Shifts Annual Lab Plan (1-10 yrs) Fermilab Strategic Agenda (2-5 yrs) Sector program Execution Plans (1-3...

158

The Contributions of Education and Experience to Forecast Skill  

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An analysis of nine semesters of temperature and precipitation forecasts at the State University of New York at Albany has been conducted with the goal of investigating the dependence of forecasting skill on education and experience. The results ...

Paul J. Roebber; Lance F. Bosart

1996-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

159

Diagnosing Sources of U.S. Seasonal Forecast Skill  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In this study the authors diagnose the sources for the contiguous U.S. seasonal forecast skill that are related to sea surface temperature (SST) variations using a combination of dynamical and empirical methods. The dynamical methods include ...

X. Quan; M. Hoerling; J. Whitaker; G. Bates; T. Xu

2006-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

160

Decadal and Seasonal Dependence of ENSO Prediction Skill  

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When forecasting sea surface temperature (SST) in the Equatorial Pacific on a timescale of several seasons, most prediction schemes have a spring barrier; that is, they have skill scores that are substantially lower when predicting northern ...

Magdalena A. Balmaseda; Michael K. Davey; David L. T. Anderson

1995-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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161

Factors Influencing Skill Improvements in the ECMWF Forecasting System  

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During the past 30 years the skill in ECMWF numerical forecasts has steadily improved. There are three major contributing factors: 1) improvements in the forecast model, 2) improvements in the data assimilation, and 3) the increased number of ...

Linus Magnusson; Erland Klln

2013-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

162

Objective Limits on Forecasting Skill of Rare Events  

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A method for determining baselines of skill for the purpose of the verification of rare-event forecasts is described and examples are presented to illustrate the sensitivity to parameter choices. These practically perfect forecasts are designed ...

Nathan M. Hitchens; Harold E. Brooks; Michael P. Kay

2013-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

163

Use of the Odds Ratio for Diagnosing Forecast Skill  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This study investigates ways of quantifying the skill in forecasts of dichotomous weather events. The odds ratio, widely used in medical studies, can provide a powerful way of testing the association between categorical forecasts and ...

David B. Stephenson

2000-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

164

Advanced Building Efficiency Testbed Initiative/Intelligent Workplace Energy Supply System; ABETI/IWESS  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

ABETI/IWESS is a project carried out by Carnegie Mellon's Center for Building Performance and Diagnostics, the CBPD, supported by the U.S. Department of Energy/EERE, to design, procure, install, operate, and evaluate an energy supply system, an ESS, that will provide power, cooling, heating and ventilation for CBPD's Intelligent Workplace, the IW. The energy sources for this system, the IWESS, are solar radiation and bioDiesel fuel. The components of this overall system are: (1) a solar driven cooling and heating system for the IW comprising solar receivers, an absorption chiller, heat recovery exchanger, and circulation pump; (2) a bioDiesel fueled engine generator with heat recovery exchangers, one on the exhaust to provide steam and the other on the engine coolant to provide heated water; (3) a ventilation system including an enthalpy recovery wheel, an air based heat pump, an active desiccant wheel, and an air circulation fan; and (4) various convective and radiant cooling/heating units and ventilation air diffusers distributed throughout the IW. The goal of the ABETI/IWESS project is to demonstrate an energy supply system for a building space that will provide a healthy, comfortable environment for the occupants and that will reduce the quantity of energy consumed in the operation of a building space by a factor of 2 less than that of a conventional energy supply for power, cooling, heating, and ventilation based on utility power and natural gas fuel for heating.

David Archer; Frederik Betz; Yun Gu; Rong Li; Flore Marion; Sophie Masson; Ming Qu; Viraj Srivastava; Hongxi Yin; Chaoqin Zhai; Rui Zhang; Elisabeth Aslanian; Berangere Lartigue

2008-05-31T23:59:59.000Z

165

Performance Modeling of a Solar Driven Absorption Cooling System for Carnegie Mellon University's Intelligent Workplace  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The Robert L. Preger Intelligent Workplace (IW) is a 650 m2 (7,000 ft2) living laboratory of office space at Carnegie Mellon University (Pittsburgh, PA). The IW is involved in a project to develop, install, and test an effective solar thermal system for space heating and cooling. The proposed energy supply system configuration includes integrated compound parabolic concentrator (ICPC), a hot storage tank, a gas fired auxiliary heater, a steam generator, a steam driven absorption chiller and fan coils. A TRNSYS predictive model has been programmed and used to evaluate the performance of the system throughout a summer season. The effects on performance and on costs have been explored for various design variables and operating conditions. The performance calculations indicate that: - the 16.17 kW (55.2 kBtu/hr, 4.5 tons) absorption chiller is adequate to meet the IW south cooling requirements - 30-40m2 collectors can supply from 55 to 65% of the heat required to drive the chiller - estimated heat losses from the system can reach about 20-30% of the total heat collected.

Masson, S. V.; Qu, M.; Archer, D. H.

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

166

Cognitive skill training for nuclear power plant operational decision making  

SciTech Connect

Training for operator and other technical positions in the commercial nuclear power industry traditionally has focused on mastery of the formal procedures used to control plant systems and processes. However, decisionmaking tasks required of nuclear power plant operators involve cognitive skills (e.g., situation assessment, planning). Cognitive skills are needed in situations where formal procedures may not exist or may not be as prescriptive, as is the case in severe accident management (SAM). The Westinghouse research team investigated the potential cognitive demands of SAM on the control room operators and Technical Support Center staff who would be most involved in the selection and execution of severe accident control actions. A model of decision making, organized around six general cognitive processes, was developed to identify the types of cognitive skills that may be needed for effective performance. Also, twelve SAM scenarios were developed to reveal specific decision-making difficulties. Following the identification of relevant cognitive skills, 19 approaches for training individual and team cognitive skills were identified. A review of these approaches resulted in the identification of general characteristics that are important in effective training of cognitive skills.

Mumaw, R.J.; Swatzler, D.; Roth, E.M. [Westinghouse Electric Corp., Pittsburgh, PA (United States); Thomas, W.A. [Quantum Technologies, Inc., Oak Brook, IL (United States)

1994-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

167

The Weather Information and Skill Experiment (WISE): The Effect of Varying Levels of Information on Forecast Skill  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The relationship between the quality and quantity of information available to meteorologists and the skill of their forecasts was investigated. Twelve meteorologists were asked to make probabilistic forecasts of significant and severe weather ...

Kenneth F. Heideman; Thomas R. Stewart; William R. Moninger; Patricia Reagan-Cirincione

1993-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

168

Job/Task Analysis: Enhancing the Commercial Building Workforce Through the Development of Foundational Materials; Preprint  

SciTech Connect

For many commercial building operation job categories, industry consensus has not been reached on the knowledge, skills, and abilities that practitioners should possess. The goal of this guidance is to help streamline the minimum competencies taught or tested by organizations catering to building operations and maintenance personnel while providing a basis for developing and comparing new and existing training programs in the commercial building sector. The developed JTAs will help individuals identify opportunities to enhance their professional skills, enable industry to identify an appropriately skilled workforce, and allow training providers to ensure that they are providing the highest quality product possible.

Studer, D.; Kemkar, S.

2012-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

169

Clear Communication Skills for Managers and Supervisors | Department of  

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

Clear Communication Skills for Managers and Supervisors Clear Communication Skills for Managers and Supervisors Clear Communication Skills for Managers and Supervisors February 26, 2014 8:30AM EST to February 27, 2014 4:00PM EST Registration Procedure: Please use the Corporate Human Resource Information System (CHRIS) Workflow process to request training enrollment. Course Code: 002441 Session Number: 0001. Cost: $400. For organizations not currently using the CHRIS workflow process, please follow your existing interoffice training registration process. The Office of Learning and Workforce Development (HC-20) will assess the course cost for this training session directly through each Headquarters organization's Working Capital Fund account. Field office participants should register via CHRIS. They should ensure to note the cost of the

170

Asbestos and silicate pollution (excluding workplace pollution). March 1987-December 1989 (Citations from the NTIS data base). Report for March 1987-December 1989  

SciTech Connect

This bibliography contains citations concerning the occurrence and effects of asbestos and silicate pollution outside of the workplace. Topics include increased cancer risk associated with asbestos pollution, and the hazards of silica-dust inhalation and silicate effects on water resources. Included are pollutant sources, and sampling techniques and test results of analyses of indoor air samples, drinking water, and ground water for these pollutants. Asbestos and silicate pollution in the workplace and asbestos-removal technology are considered in other bibliographies. (This updated bibliography contains 78 citations, 11 of which are new entries to the previous edition.)

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1989-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

171

Forecasting the Skill of a Regional Numerical Weather Prediction Model  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

It is demonstrated that the skill of short-term regional numerical forecasts can be predicted on a day-to-day basis. This was achieved by using a statistical regression scheme with the model forecast errors (MFE) as the predictands and the ...

L. M. Leslie; K. Fraedrich; T. J. Glowacki

1989-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

172

A Simulation of Variability of ENSO Forecast Skill  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In many prediction schemes, the skill of long-range forecasts of ENSO events depends on the time of year. Such variability could be directly due to seasonal changes in the basic ocean-atmosphere system or due to the state of ENSO itself.

M. K. Davey; D. L. T. Anderson; S. Lawrence

1996-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

173

Three Years of Operational Prediction of Forecast Skill at NMC  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In real time since 1990, the National Meteorological Center (NMC) has been running a system to predict the forecast skill of the medium-range forecasts produced by the NMC global spectral model. The predictors used are the agreement of an ...

Richard L. Wobus; Eugenia Kalnay

1995-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

174

Autism Spectrum Disorders: The Interaction of Symptoms and Executive Skills  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs) are one form of neurodevelopmental disruption that negatively impacts the integration of perceptual, affective and neuroregulatory mechanisms of typical development. Individuals with ASDs categorically demonstrate difficulties with organizing their thoughts/emotions/actions and applying them in a goal directed manner. The neurobiological deficits underlying cognitive and behavioral disorganization are termed executive functioning (EF) skills deficits. This study sought to clarify the association between the defining characteristics of ASDs and their expression in general behavior and EF skills, using parent and teacher ratings. Results of this study indicated that the association between the Behavior Assessment System for Children, Second Edition (BASC-2) and the symptoms of ASDs as measured by the Autism Spectrum Rating Scale (ASRS) varied by rater, with few clinical scales explaining significant variance in the ASRS outcomes. Additionally, the strongest relationship between the BASC-2 Developmental Social Disorders content scale (DSDCS) and the ASRS Scales was in behavior regulation rather than the social domain. Using the ASRS Scales as predictors of executive skills issues was generally stronger for teachers than parents. Only difficulties on the Self-Regulation Scale were consistently predictive of difficulties with Metacognition Index (MI) across parent and teacher ratings. The results give direction with regard to identifying behavioral and ecologically relevant cognitive skills and their relationship characteristics of ASDs.

Matthews, Robb Nelson

2011-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

175

ENSEMBLE RE-FORECASTING : IMPROVING MEDIUM-RANGE FORECAST SKILL  

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5.5 ENSEMBLE RE-FORECASTING : IMPROVING MEDIUM-RANGE FORECAST SKILL USING RETROSPECTIVE FORECASTS, Colorado 1. INTRODUCTION Improving weather forecasts is a primary goal of the U.S. National Oceanic predictions has been to improve the accuracy of the numerical forecast models. Much effort has been expended

Hamill, Tom

176

Exploring the effects of language skills on multilingual web search  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Multilingual access is an important area of research, especially given the growth in multilingual users of online resources. A large body of research exists for Cross-Language Information Retrieval (CLIR); however, little of this work has considered ... Keywords: cross-language web search, design, language skills, user study

Jennifer Marlow; Paul Clough; Juan Cigarrn Recuero; Javier Artiles

2008-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

177

The Effect of Spatial Aggregation on the Skill of Seasonal Precipitation Forecasts  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Skillful forecasts of 3-month total precipitation would be useful for decision making in hydrology, agriculture, public health, and other sectors of society. However, with some exceptions, the skill of seasonal precipitation outlooks is modest, ...

Xiaofeng Gong; Anthony G. Barnston; M. Neil Ward

2003-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

178

Climatology, Persistence, and Their Linear Combination as Standards of Reference in Skill Scores  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Skill scores measure the accuracy of the forecasts Of interest relative to the accuracy Of forecasts based on naive forecasting methods, with either climatology or persistence usually playing the role of the naive method. In formulating skill ...

Allan H. Murphy

1992-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

179

A Decomposition of the Correlation Coefficient and its Use in Analyzing Forecasting Skill  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Estimates of several components of forecasting skill can be obtained by combining a skill-score decomposition developed by Allan Murphy with techniques for decomposing correlation coefficients that have been employed in research on human ...

Thomas R. Stewart

1990-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

180

Sampling Uncertainty and Confidence Intervals for the Brier Score and Brier Skill Score  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

For probability forecasts, the Brier score and Brier skill score are commonly used verification measures of forecast accuracy and skill. Using sampling theory, analytical expressions are derived to estimate their sampling uncertainties. The Brier ...

A. Allen Bradley; Stuart S. Schwartz; Tempei Hashino

2008-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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181

A Bias in Skill in Forecasts Based on Analogues and Antilogues  

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A bias in skill may exist in statistical forecast methods in which the verification datum is withheld from the developmental data (cross-validation methods). Under certain circumstances this bias in skill can become troublesome. By way of example,...

H. M. van den Dool

1987-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

182

A Real-Time Scheme for the Prediction of Forecast Skill  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

During the winter of 1988/89, a real-time experimental scheme to predict skill of the ECMWF operational forecast was devised. The scheme was based on statistical relations between skill scores (the predictands) and a number of predictors ...

Franco Molteni; T. N. Palmer

1991-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

183

Variability of Skill of Long-Range Forecasts and Implications for their Use and Value  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The widely held belief that monthly and seasonal predictions, while containing some information, are not skillful enough to be of economic benefit, is reexamined through an extended example of winter seasonal temperature skill as it relates to ...

Robert E. Livezey

1990-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

184

The Complex Relationship between Forecast Skill and Forecast Value: A Real-World Analysis  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

For routine forecasts of temperature and precipitation, the relative skill advantage of human forecasters with respect to the numericalstatistical guidance is small (and diminishing). Since the relationship between forecast skill and the value ...

Paul J. Roebber; Lance F. Bosart

1996-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

185

General Decompositions of MSE-Based Skill Scores: Measures of Some Basic Aspects of Forecast Quality  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Skill scores defined as measures of relative mean square errorand based on standards of reference representing climatology, persistence, or a linear combination of climatology and persistenceare decomposed. Two decompositions of each skill ...

Allan H. Murphy

1996-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

186

A History of Western North Pacific Tropical Cyclone Track Forecast Skill  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The tropical cyclone (TC) track forecasting skill of operational numerical weather prediction (NWP) models and their consensus is examined for the western North Pacific from 1992 to 2002. The TC track forecasting skill of the operational NWP ...

James S. Goerss; Charles R. Sampson; James M. Gross

2004-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

187

Monthly Weather Forecasts in a Pest Forecasting Context: Downscaling, Recalibration, and Skill Improvement  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Monthly weather forecasts (MOFCs) were shown to have skill in extratropical continental regions for lead times up to 3 weeks, in particular for temperature and if weekly averaged. This skill could be exploited in practical applications for ...

Martin Hirschi; Christoph Spirig; Andreas P. Weigel; Pierluigi Calanca; Jrg Samietz; Mathias W. Rotach

2012-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

188

Skill Scores Based on the Mean Square Error and Their Relationships to the Correlation Coefficient  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Several skill scores are defined, based on the mean-square-error measure of accuracy and alternative climatological standards of reference. Decompositions of these skill scores are formulated, each of which is shown to possess terms involving 1) ...

Allan H. Murphy

1988-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

189

The impact of the skills gap on the recruitment of MIS graduates  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Enrollment in MIS degree programs has been dropping significantly since 2001. Some of the reasons for this decline include the perceived lack of jobs for MIS graduates, confusion over the variety of computing degree programs, disinterest in MIS careers, ... Keywords: IT skills, MIS personnel, MIS workforce, job skills, skills gap

Andrew Aken; Michael D. Michalisin

2007-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

190

New Career Development Program Equips EM Employees with Leadership Skills |  

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

Career Development Program Equips EM Employees with Leadership Career Development Program Equips EM Employees with Leadership Skills New Career Development Program Equips EM Employees with Leadership Skills May 30, 2013 - 12:00pm Addthis Members of the 2013 AAGEN SES Development Program class gather for a photo at the program’s kickoff at the White House in March 2012. EM’s John Moon and Dr. Ming Zhu are in the second row; Moon is second from left and Zhu is third from left. Melvin G. Williams, Jr., former Associate Deputy Energy Secretary, is seated far left in the first row. Members of the 2013 AAGEN SES Development Program class gather for a photo at the program's kickoff at the White House in March 2012. EM's John Moon and Dr. Ming Zhu are in the second row; Moon is second from left and Zhu is third from left. Melvin G. Williams, Jr., former Associate Deputy

191

Management Skills and Attitudes of Principals Toward Energy Utilization  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The purpose of this study was to compare several factors in the management skills of principals which affected energy utilization and, therefore, increased or decreased energy consumption in the school plant. This study provided districts with information to differentiate between management skills exhibited by school principals in meeting their energy utilization goals. This information could be used to design in service programs on energy utilization for principals to define the role of administrators in energy conservation and to alert certification institutions of any facility management deficiencies in administrative training. This study provided baseline data for the energy management systems companies involved in districts' conservation efforts during the late 1980s to educate principals in energy conservation.

Huntington, P.; Mayfield, E.

1987-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

192

NNSA orders security enhancements  

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orders security enhancements NNSA orders security enhancements Because of this government order, until further notice all vehicles entering government property will be required to...

193

Non-expert construction of customized embedded systems to enhance STEM curricula  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We present an interactive platform to enhance STEM education through project-based activities that complement the existing curriculum, while drawing on problem solving skills and team work. The addition of hands-on projects is intended not only to reinforce ... Keywords: STEM education, eBlocks, interactive embedded systems building blocks, project-based learning, user interfaces

Anuradha Phalke; Miria Biller; Susan Lysecky; Christopher Harris

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

194

Abstract - Enhancing Trust by Enhancing the Audit Process  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... including network security requirements Topic: Enhancing Trust by Enhancing the Audit Process Authors: Kerstin Schnherr ...

2013-03-12T23:59:59.000Z

195

Ratings of everyday academic and cognitive skills in evaluation of school learning and learning problems: initial scale development and validation  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Although research supports the use of measures of typical performance for assessing academic and cognitive skills, there are currently few such measures in existence. Other measures have been used for research purposes, but they are not normed on a large, nationally-representative sample. The Ratings of Everyday Academic and Cognitive Skills (REACS) was created to address the need for a measure of typical academic and cognitive skills. The goal of the REACS is to provide a timely, easy to administer, and comprehensive assessment of a child's typical functioning in various academic and cognitive domains. The purpose for this dissertation was to develop the initial scale and conduct analyses to provide evidence of its reliability and validity. In an attempt to provide preliminary evidence of the validity of scores from this measure, Parent (n = 142) and Teacher (n = 109) REACS forms were collected for data analysis. A subsample of parents and teachers completed forms to examine interrater and test-retest reliability. A group of children (n = 32) were assessed with measures of academic achievement, cognitive ability, and memory for comparison to the REACS. Results generally showed high internal consistency, yet less reliable test-retest and interrater reliability. While the confirmatory factor analysis (CFA) of the parent scale supported a factor structure that approximated the intended structure of the REACS, a better fit was found with a simpler model for the teacher scale. Finally, both the Parent and Teacher REACS forms were found to predict academic achievement better than cognitive ability. The predictive ability of the REACS was enhanced when used in conjunction with a measure of cognitive ability.

Lamb, Gordon Dale

2008-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

196

Development of the positional playing skills in different gamesituation roles in ice hockey.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??The principal objective of the thesis is to provide coaches? video material to teach the most important playing skills based on players position assigned by (more)

Martikainen, Saku

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

197

Defining skill variables between U16 national team and non-national team ice hockey players.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??The purpose of the research is to determine does sport specific technical skill tests separate U16 national team players from those who are not selected (more)

Haapea, Ilkka

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

198

Estimated effective dose rates from radon exposure in workplaces and residences within Los Alamos county in New Mexico  

SciTech Connect

Many millions of office workers are exposed to radon while at work and at home. Though there has been a multitude of studies reporting the measurements of radon concentrations and potential lung and effective doses associated with radon and progeny exposure in homes, similar studies on the concentrations and subsequent effective dose rates in the workplace are lacking. The purposes of this study were to measure radon concentrations in office and residential spaces in the same county and explore the radiation dose implications. Sixty-five track-etch detectors were deployed in office spaces and 47 were deployed in residences, all within Los Alamos County, New Mexico, USA. The sampling periods for these measurements were generally about three months. The measured concentrations were then used to calculate and compare effective dose rates resulting from exposure while at work and at home. Results showed that full-time office workers receive on average about nine times greater exposure at home than while in the office (691 mrem yr{sup -1} versus 78 mrem yr{sup -1}). The estimated effective dose rate for a more homebound person was 896 mrem yr{sup -1}. These effective dose rates are contrasted against the 100 mrem yr{sup -1} threshold for regulation of a 'radiological worker' defined in the Department of Energy regulations occupational exposure and the 10 mrem yr{sup -1} air pathway effective public dose limit regulated by the Environmental Protection Agency.

Whicker, Jeffrey J [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Mcnaughton, Michael [Los Alamos National Laboratory

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

199

Have government regulations improved workplace safety? A test of the asynchronous regulatory effects in China's coal industry, 1995-2006  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Empirical studies on the effectiveness of workplace safety regulations are inconclusive. This study hypothesizes that the asynchronous effects of safety regulations occur because regulations need time to become effective. Safety regulations will work initially by reducing the most serious accidents, and later by improving overall safety performance. The hypothesis is tested by studying a provincial level aggregate panel dataset for China's coal industry using two different models with different sets of dependent variables: a fixed-effects model on mortality rate, which is defined as fatalities per 1,000 employees; and a negative binominal model on the annual number (frequency) of disastrous accidents. Safety regulations can reduce the frequency of disastrous accidents, but have not reduced mortality rate, which represents overall safety performance. Policy recommendations are made, including shifting production from small to large mines through industrial consolidation, improving the safety performance of large mines, addressing consequences of decentralization, and facilitating the implementation of regulations through carrying on institutional actions and supporting legislation.

Shi, X.P. [Australian National University, Canberra, ACT (Australia)

2009-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

200

SKILL PREP Program for American Indian Students. Final report, 1994  

SciTech Connect

The Scientific Knowledge for Indian Learning and Leadership (SKILL) precollege college program of the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology concluded the 1994 PREP program on July 22, 1994. The program graduated 22 students from the 4-week residential math/science program for American Indian students. Primary academic focus was physics (30 hours); each student was given a bicycle to solve problems on angular momentum and mechanical advantage. Mathematical calculations and problem solving exercises were done in mathematics class (20 hours). Preliminary results in math, physics, and geology show dramatic increases in student achievement over the 4- week period. The program paired every two students with a faculty member or research scientist, and each team completed a research project.

McCulloh, S.; Huebner, P.

1995-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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201

Advanced skills required for engineering leaders in global product development  

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Observations from first hand experience on the Boeing 787 Program during development of perhaps the most important and exciting new commercial airplane in recent history has identified opportunities to enhance the global ...

Ayubi, Harry H

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

202

The Quality of Skill Forecasts for a Low-Order Spectral Model  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A skill forecast gives the probability distribution for the error in the forecast. The purpose of this paper is to develop a skill-forecasting method. The method is applied to a spectral two-layer quasigeostrophic atmospheric model with a ...

P. L. Houtekamer

1992-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

203

The Variability in Skill of 72-hour Global-Scale NMC Forecasts  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The variability in skill of NMC 72-h 500 mb forecasts during recent winter is examined. Root-mean-square error, anomaly correlation, and the Fisher z-transformation of the anomaly correlation are used as measures of skill. This latter score is ...

Grant Branstator

1986-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

204

Assessing the Skill of Yes/No Forecasts for Markov Observations  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Briggs and Ruppert recently introduced a new, easy-to-calculate economic skill/value score for use in yes/no forecast decisions, of which precipitation forecast decisions are an example. The advantage of this new skill/value score is that the ...

William Briggs; David Ruppert

2006-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

205

On Summary Measures of Skill in Rare Event Forecasting Based on Contingency Tables  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The so-called True Skill Statistic (TSS) and the Heidke Skill Score (S), as used in the context of the contingency, table approach to forecast verification, are compared. It is shown that the TSS approaches the Probability of Detection (POD) ...

Charles A. Doswell III; Robert Davies-Jones; David L. Keller

1990-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

206

Interdecadal Trend of Prediction Skill in an Ensemble AMIP-Type Experiment  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This study addresses the interdecadal trend in potential skill score as estimated from the 500-hPa height temporal correlation coefficient (TCC), based on a 50-yr 10-member ensemble GCM integration with observed SST. The skill scores are based on ...

Tosiyuki Nakaegawa; Masao Kanamitsu; Thomas M. Smith

2004-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

207

Does increasing model stratospheric resolution improve5 extended-range forecast skill?6  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

1 1 2 3 4 Does increasing model stratospheric resolution improve5 extended-range forecast skill?6 7 The effect of stratospheric resolution on extended-range forecast skill at high latitudes2 in the Southern Hemisphere is explored. Ensemble forecasts are made for two model3 configurations that differ only

Birner, Thomas

208

Spectrally Enhanced Lighting  

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

November 2007 November 2007 AfterImage + s p a c e 1 Spectrally Enhanced Lighting Spectrally Enhanced Lighting Brian Liebel, PE, LC Brian Liebel, PE, LC November 29, 2007 November 29, 2007 Federal Utilities Partnership Working Group Federal Utilities Partnership Working Group November 29, 2007 November 29, 2007 29 November 2007 AfterImage + s p a c e 2 Spectrally Enhanced Lighting Spectrally Enhanced Lighting Spectrally Enhanced Lighting Spectrally Enhanced Lighting This is not a technology; just a This is not a technology; just a different way to quantify light based on different way to quantify light based on well established scientific findings well established scientific findings Can be used in conjunction with ANY Can be used in conjunction with ANY type of lighting design to gain

209

Transformer Ratio Enhancement Experiment  

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TRANSFORMER RATIO ENHANCEMENT EXPERIMENT A. Kanareykin, Euclid Concepts LLC, Solon, OH 44139, USA W. Gai, J. G. Power. ANL, Argonne, IL, 60439, USA E. Nenasheva, Ceramics Ltd., St....

210

Credit Enhancement Program (Oklahoma)  

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

The Credit Enhancement Program is a means by which the Oklahoma Finance Authority provides guarantees for small companies, manufacturing facilities and communities in need of funds for expansion...

211

ENHANCED CHEMICAL CLEANING CORROSION TESTING  

Enhanced Chemical Cleaning Corrosion Testing 3 Background: Enhanced Chemical Cleaning Process Treatment Tank Deposition Tank 3000 gpm Mixers Oxalic ...

212

Possibility of Skill Forecast Based on the Finite-Time Dominant Linear Solutions for a Primitive Equation Regional Forecast Model  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The possibility of using forecast errors originating from the finite-time dominant linear modes for the prediction of forecast skill for a primitive equation regional forecast model is studied. This is similar to the method for skill prediction ...

Tomislava Vuki?evi?

1993-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

213

SPECIAL ACQUISITION REQUIREMENTS ─ TYPICAL ISSUES ASSOCIATED WITH PERSONAL SERVICES AND INHERENTLY GOVERNMENTAL FUNCITONS WHEN CONTRACTORS WORK IN THE FEDERAL WORKPLACE  

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

-------- -------- -------------------------------- Chapter 37.114 (December 2010) 1 FEDERAL AND CONTRACTOR EMPLOYEE ROLES IN THE FEDERAL WORKPLACE: CONTRACTOR AND CONTRACTOR WORK PRODUCT IDENTIFICATION, INHERENTLY GOVERNMENTAL FUNCTIONS, PERSONAL SERVICES, AND FEDERAL INVOLVEMENT IN CONTRACTOR PERSONNEL DECISIONS References: FAR 7.5, 37.000, 37.103, 37.104, 37.114; DEAR 937; Acquisition Guide 3.1, 9.1, 37.1, 37.2, 70.7 Overview  The purpose of this guide chapter is to aid in establishing effective management controls for: o identification of contractor employees and their work product o inherently governmental functions o personal services and o Federal involvement in contractor personnel decisions

214

Using podcasts to support communication skills development: A case study for content format preferences among postgraduate research students  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The need for the integration of generic skills training into structured PhD programmes is widely accepted. However, effective integration of such training requires flexible delivery mechanisms which facilitate self-paced and independent learning. A video ... Keywords: Communication skills, Generic skills, Podcast, Postgraduate research

Bob Lawlor; Roisin Donnelly

2010-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

215

Enhancement of satellite precipitation estimation via unsupervised dimensionality reduction  

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A methodology to enhance Satellite Precipitation Estimation (SPE) using unsupervised dimensionality reduction (UDR) techniques is developed. This enhanced technique is an extension to the Precipitation Estimation from Remotely Sensed Imagery using an Artificial Neural Network (PERSIANN) and Cloud Classification System (CCS) method (PERSIANN-CCS) enriched using wavelet features combined with dimensionality reduction. Cloud-top brightness temperature measurements from Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite (GOES-12) are used for precipitation estimation at 4 km 4 km spatial resolutions every 30 min. The study area in the continental United States covers parts of Louisiana, Arkansas, Kansas, Tennessee, Mississippi, and Alabama. Based on quantitative measures, root mean square error (RMSE) and Heidke skill score (HSS), the results show that the UDR techniques can improve the precipitation estimation accuracy. In addition, ICA is shown to have better performance than other UDR techniques; and in some cases, it achieves 10% improvement in the HSS.

Mahrooghy, Majid [Mississippi State University (MSU); Younan, Nicolas H. [Mississippi State University (MSU); Anantharaj, Valentine G [ORNL; Aanstoos, James [Mississippi State University (MSU)

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

216

Neural Edge Enhancer for Supervised Edge Enhancement from Noisy Images  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Abstract--We propose a new edge enhancer based on a modified multilayer neural network, which is called a neural edge enhancer (NEE), for enhancing the desired edges clearly from noisy images. The NEE is a supervised edge enhancer: Through training with ... Keywords: Supervised edge enhancer, noisy image, robustness, neural network, edge detection, contour extraction.

Kenji Suzuki; Isao Horiba; Noboru Sugie

2003-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

217

The Skill of Precipitation and Surface Temperature Forecasts by the NMC Global Model during DERF II  

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This study assesses the skill of forecasts of precipitation and surface temperature by the National Meteorological Center's (NMC) global model in the 108 consecutive 30-day forecasts [known as Dynamical Extended Range Forecast II (DERF II)] that ...

Glenn H. White; Eugenia Kalnay; Rodney Gardner; Masao Kanamitsu

1993-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

218

Forecast Skill of the MaddenJulian Oscillation in Two Canadian Atmospheric Models  

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The output of two global atmospheric models participating in the second phase of the Canadian Historical Forecasting Project (HFP2) is utilized to assess the forecast skill of the MaddenJulian oscillation (MJO). The two models are the third ...

Hai Lin; Gilbert Brunet; Jacques Derome

2008-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

219

The Potential Impact of Using Persistence as a Reference Forecast on Perceived Forecast Skill  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Skill is defined as actual forecast performance relative to the performance of a reference forecast. It is shown that the choice of reference (e.g., random or persistence) can affect the perceived performance of the forecast system. Two scores, ...

Marion P. Mittermaier

2008-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

220

A Degeneracy in Cross-Validated Skill in Regression-based Forecasts  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Highly negative skill scores may occur in regression-based experimental forecast trials in which the data being forecast are withheld in turn from a fixed sample, and the remaining data are used to develop regression relationships-that is, ...

Anthony G. Barnston; Huug M. van den Dool

1993-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Stratospheric Wind Errors, Initial States and Forecast Skill in the GLAS General Circulation Model  

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Relations between stratospheric wind errors, initial states and 500 mb skill are investigated using the GLAS general circulation model initialized with FGGE data. Erroneous stratospheric winds are seen in all current general circulation models, ...

J. Tenenbaum

1983-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

222

Training conditions and strategic aspects of skill transfer in a simulated process control task  

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In carrying out tasks, operators are at liberty to adopt a variety of strategies both at an operational level and at a more private psychological level, according to the affordances provided in the operational situation. Skill transfer between tasks ...

Tom Kontogiannis; Andrew Shepherd

1999-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

223

The Growth of Low-Skill Service Jobs and the Polarization of the US Labor Market  

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We offer a unified analysis of the growth of low-skill service occupations between 1980 and 2005 and the concurrent polarization of US employment and wages. We hypothesize that polarization stems from the interaction between ...

Autor, David H.

224

Finite Samples and Uncertainty Estimates for Skill Measures for Seasonal Prediction  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The expected value for various measures of skill for seasonal climate predictions is determined by the signal-to-noise ratio. The expected value, however, is only realized for long verification time series. In practice, the verifications for ...

Arun Kumar

2009-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

225

Southern Hemisphere Medium-Range Forecast Skill and Predictability: A Comparison of Two Operational Models  

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The skill of two global numerical weather prediction models, the National Centers for Environmental Prediction (NCEP) medium-range forecast model and the European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF) operational model, has been ...

James A. Renwick; Craig S. Thompson

2001-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

226

Medical Information Technology trative skills of scheduling appointments, interacting with patients, submitting patient insurance claims using  

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Medical Information Technology - - trative skills of scheduling appointments, interacting with patients, submitting patient insurance claims using current coding procedures, and maintaining medical Description: Medical Information Technology Associate of Applied Science Medical Administrative Assisting

Crone, Elizabeth

227

Restaurant-style dining in skilled nursing facilities: resident and employee satisfaction.  

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??The culture-change movement in skilled nursing facilities is challenging foodservices to consider their role in supporting the paradigm shift to person-centered care. Optimal nutrition for (more)

Leson, Suzanne M.

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

228

Skill in an Inversion Solution: CONVEX-91 Hydrographic Results Compared with ADCP Measurements  

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This paper demonstrates skill in simple linear inversion solutions in two ways: first, qualitatively, by showing that the inversion method can put in place a known feature of the deep circulation of the study region when initialized with ...

Sheldon Bacon

1994-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

229

Skill of Operational Dynamical Models in Cyclone Prediction Out to Five-Days Range during ERICA  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Investigating the skill of prediction of surface cyclones by operational models to ranges of five days, we studied the central and western North Atlantic region for the December 1988 through February 1989 period of the Experiment on Rapidly ...

Frederick Sanders

1992-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

230

High-Resolution Stratospheric Tracer Fields Reconstructed with Lagrangian Techniques: A Comparative Analysis of Predictive Skill  

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Numerical experiments and statistical analyses are conducted to determine the skill of different Lagrangian techniques for the construction of tracer distributions. High-resolution potential vorticity (PV) maps are calculated from simulations of ...

R. Dragani; G. Redaelli; G. Visconti; A. Mariotti; V. Rudakov; A. R. MacKenzie; L. Stefanutti

2002-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

231

Developing essential professional skills: a framework for teaching and learning about feedback  

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many recent changes to the medical cur- riculum, medical teaching retains a strong apprentice- based element, in which experienced senior doctors pass on their knowledge and skills to students and juniors. The requirements of the profession demand both...

Henderson, Penny; Ferguson-Smith, Anne C; Johnson, Martin H

2005-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

232

Relationship between Precipitation Forecast Errors and Skill Scores of Dichotomous Forecasts  

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In this paper, the sensitivities of the equitable threat score (ETS) and the true skill score (TSS), obtained with a 2 2 contingency table, to continuous precipitation forecast errors are investigated. Two idealized error models are adopted to ...

Nazario Tartaglione

2010-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

233

Measuring Skill of a Topographic Stress Parameterization in a Large-Scale Ocean Model  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

From a global inventory of long-term current meter records, the skill of an ocean model is evaluated by measures of differences between modeled and observed currants. A parameterization of eddy topographic interaction is assessed.

Greg Holloway; Tessa Sou

1996-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

234

Evaluation of MJO Forecast Skill from Several Statistical and Dynamical Forecast Models  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This work examines the performance of MaddenJulian oscillation (MJO) forecasts from NCEPs coupled and uncoupled general circulation models (GCMs) and statistical models. The forecast skill from these methods is evaluated in nearreal time. ...

Kyong-Hwan Seo; Wanqiu Wang; Jon Gottschalck; Qin Zhang; Jae-Kyung E. Schemm; Wayne R. Higgins; Arun Kumar

2009-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

235

Prediction Skill of the NAO and PNA from Daily to Seasonal Time Scales  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The skill of state-of-the-art operational dynamical models in predicting the two most important modes of variability in the Northern Hemisphere extratropical atmosphere, the North Atlantic Oscillation (NAO) and PacificNorth American (PNA) ...

ke Johansson

2007-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

236

On the Level and Origin of Seasonal Forecast Skill in Northern Europe  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This study examines the level and origin of seasonal forecast skill of surface air temperature in northern Europe. The forecasts are based on an empirical methodology, canonical correlation analysis (CCA), which is a method designed to find ...

ke Johansson; Anthony Barnston; Suranjana Saha; Huug van den Dool

1998-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

237

National Skills Assessment of the U.S. Wind Industry in 2012  

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A National Skills Assessment of the U.S. Wind Industry in 2012 M. Leventhal and S. Tegen Technical Report NRELTP-7A30-57512 June 2013 NREL is a national laboratory of the U.S....

238

Guide to good practices for teamwork training and diagnostic skills development  

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This guide provides assistance in the development, implementation, and improvement of training on teamwork and diagnostics. DOE and contractor representatives identified the need for teamwork and diagnostics training guidance. This need was based on the increasing emphasis of properly applying knowledge and skills to complete assigned tasks. Teamwork and diagnostic skills have become a focal point because of the impact they have on effective facility operation and safety.

NONE

1997-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

239

Value of medium range weather forecasts in the improvement of seasonal hydrologic prediction skill  

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We investigated the contribution of medium range weather forecasts with lead times up to 14 days to seasonal hydrologic prediction skill over the Conterminous United States (CONUS). Three different Ensemble Streamflow Prediction (ESP)-based experiments were performed for the period 1980-2003 using the Variable Infiltration Capacity (VIC) hydrology model to generate forecasts of monthly runoff and soil moisture (SM) at lead-1 (first month of the forecast period) to lead-3. The first experiment (ESP) used a resampling from the retrospective period 1980-2003 and represented full climatological uncertainty for the entire forecast period. In the second and third experiments, the first 14 days of each ESP ensemble member were replaced by either observations (perfect 14-day forecast) or by a deterministic 14-day weather forecast. We used Spearman rank correlations of forecasts and observations as the forecast skill score. We estimated the potential and actual improvement in baseline skill as the difference between the skill of experiments 2 and 3 relative to ESP, respectively. We found that useful runoff and SM forecast skill at lead-1 to -3 months can be obtained by exploiting medium range weather forecast skill in conjunction with the skill derived by the knowledge of initial hydrologic conditions. Potential improvement in baseline skill by using medium range weather forecasts, for runoff (SM) forecasts generally varies from 0 to 0.8 (0 to 0.5) as measured by differences in correlations, with actual improvement generally from 0 to 0.8 of the potential improvement. With some exceptions, most of the improvement in runoff is for lead-1 forecasts, although some improvement in SM was achieved at lead-2.

Shukla, Shraddhanand; Voisin, Nathalie; Lettenmaier, D. P.

2012-08-15T23:59:59.000Z

240

Technical Report Technologically Enhanced  

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's National Hard Rock Mining Team and Abandoned Mine Lands Team, who are employees of the following EPA ..............................................................................1-16 Uranium Associations with Other Metal MiningTechnical Report on Technologically Enhanced Naturally Occurring Radioactive Materials from Uranium

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Specification-enhanced execution  

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Our goal is to provide a framework that allows the programmer to easily shift responsibility for certain aspects of the program execution to the runtime system. We present specification- enhanced execution, a programming ...

Yang, Jean, S.M. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

242

Laser preheat enhanced ignition  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A method for enhancing fuel ignition performance by preheating the fuel with laser light at a wavelength that is absorbable by the fuel prior to ignition with a second laser is provided.

Early, James W. (Los Alamos, NM)

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

243

Enhanced metabolite generation  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

The present invention relates to the enhanced production of metabolites by a process whereby a carbon source is oxidized with a fermentative microbe in a compartment having a portal. An electron acceptor is added to the compartment to assist the microbe in the removal of excess electrons. The electron acceptor accepts electrons from the microbe after oxidation of the carbon source. Other transfers of electrons can take place to enhance the production of the metabolite, such as acids, biofuels or brewed beverages.

Chidambaram, Devicharan (Middle Island, NY)

2012-03-27T23:59:59.000Z

244

Workplace Peers and Entrepreneurship  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We examine whether the likelihood of entrepreneurial activity is related to the prior career experiences of an individual's coworkers, using a unique matched employer--employee panel data set. We argue that coworkers can increase the likelihood that ... Keywords: entrepreneurship, organizational studies, peers, personnel

Ramana Nanda; Jesper B. Srensen

2010-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

245

CONCEPTUALIZING WORKPLACE SPIRITUALITY  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Refuge (ANWR) triggers the same questions as Hetch-Hetchy. Should we place the value of a pristine ecosystem such as ANWR--one that almost no human will ever see--over the utilitarian needs of the United

Hoffman, Andrew J.

246

Coherence-Enhanced Lasing  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Quantum coherence and interference effects in atomic and molecular physics has been extensively studied due to intriguing counterintuitive physics and potential important applications. In this paper we studied one such scenario of using quantum coherence to generate and enhanced gain in extreme ultra-violet(XUV)(@58.4nm in Helium) and infra-red(@794.76nm in Rubidium) regime of electromagnetic radiation. We show that using moderate external coherent drive, a substantial enhancement in the energy of the lasing pulse can be achieved under optimal conditions. The role of coherence is also discussed here.

Jha, Pankaj K

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

247

Enhanced recovery update  

SciTech Connect

Three key projects featuring enhanced operations in California are described. In the Kern River oil field, steaming at a pilot project is testing the hot plate heavy oil recovery method. In Buena Vista oil field, steam will be injected in a test project to determine the commercial feasibility of using steam for the enhanced recovery of light crude oil. Also, in the McKittrick oil field, 2 processes are being considered for a commercial heavy oil mining venture. Steam continues to be the most important element in the recovery of hard-to-produce oil. Other steam-using projects are highlighted.

Rintoul, B.

1984-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

248

Teachers' perceptions| Differences in the principals' leadership skills in higher and lower performing high poverty South Carolina middle schools.  

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?? This study was conducted to examine principals leadership skills from the perspective of the teachers in schools with high poverty indices. The focus of (more)

Sinha, Vijju

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

249

Training Center Gets People Work, Teaches New Skills | Department of Energy  

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

Training Center Gets People Work, Teaches New Skills Training Center Gets People Work, Teaches New Skills Training Center Gets People Work, Teaches New Skills December 2, 2009 - 5:37pm Addthis Joshua DeLung Tracy Workley thought she had a pretty secure job when she worked as a city inspector for Shaker Heights, a city in the suburbs east of Cleveland, but in October 2008, she was laid off as the economy slumped and the city cut back. "I was nervous that I was going to start losing things I owned," Tracy says about her period of unemployment. "I was eating my savings and trying to pay bills." She drew unemployment until February when the Recovery Act passed and was soon hired as a part-time regional trainer by the Corporation for Ohio Appalachian Development. As a nonprofit organization comprising 17

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Training Center Gets People Work, Teaches New Skills | Department of Energy  

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

Center Gets People Work, Teaches New Skills Center Gets People Work, Teaches New Skills Training Center Gets People Work, Teaches New Skills December 2, 2009 - 5:37pm Addthis Joshua DeLung Tracy Workley thought she had a pretty secure job when she worked as a city inspector for Shaker Heights, a city in the suburbs east of Cleveland, but in October 2008, she was laid off as the economy slumped and the city cut back. "I was nervous that I was going to start losing things I owned," Tracy says about her period of unemployment. "I was eating my savings and trying to pay bills." She drew unemployment until February when the Recovery Act passed and was soon hired as a part-time regional trainer by the Corporation for Ohio Appalachian Development. As a nonprofit organization comprising 17

251

NASA Enhanced Use Lease  

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

KCA-4204 KCA-4204 NASA JOHN F. KENNEDY SPACE CENTER ENHANCED USE LEASE This Enhanced Use Lease (the "Lease") is made as of the date set forth below by the signatories, by and between the NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION, an Agency of the United States, John F. Kennedy Space Center, Florida, as the lessor (hereinafter "NASA-KSC"), and Florida Power & Light Company, a corporation organized and existing under the laws of the State of Florida, as the lessee (hereinafter "FPL"). This Lease is made under the authority of section 315 of the National Aeronautics and Space Act of 1958, as amended (42 U.S.C. §2459j) with reference to the following facts: R E C I T A L S A. NASA-KSC is committed to using its real property assets to efficiently

252

Enhanced coalbed methane recovery  

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The recovery of coalbed methane can be enhanced by injecting CO{sub 2} in the coal seam at supercritical conditions. Through an in situ adsorption/desorption process the displaced methane is produced and the adsorbed CO{sub 2} is permanently stored. This is called enhanced coalbed methane recovery (ECBM) and it is a technique under investigation as a possible approach to the geological storage of CO{sub 2} in a carbon dioxide capture and storage system. This work reviews the state of the art on fundamental and practical aspects of the technology and summarizes the results of ECBM field tests. These prove the feasibility of ECBM recovery and highlight substantial opportunities for interdisciplinary research at the interface between earth sciences and chemical engineering.

Mazzotti, M.; Pini, R.; Storti, G. [ETH, Zurich (Switzerland). Inst. of Process Engineering

2009-01-15T23:59:59.000Z

253

NASA Enhanced Use Lease  

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KCA-4204 KCA-4204 NASA JOHN F. KENNEDY SPACE CENTER ENHANCED USE LEASE This Enhanced Use Lease (the "Lease") is made as of the date set forth below by the signatories, by and between the NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION, an Agency of the United States, John F. Kennedy Space Center, Florida, as the lessor (hereinafter "NASA-KSC"), and Florida Power & Light Company, a corporation organized and existing under the laws of the State of Florida, as the lessee (hereinafter "FPL"). This Lease is made under the authority of section 315 of the National Aeronautics and Space Act of 1958, as amended (42 U.S.C. §2459j) with reference to the following facts: R E C I T A L S A. NASA-KSC is committed to using its real property assets to efficiently

254

Nanoengineered Surfaces & Coatings for Efficiency Enhancements ...  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Nanocrystalline and Nanotwinned Metals under Extreme Environment ... Enhancement of Transport Phenomena for Enhanced Oil Recovery Applications.

255

Chemically enhanced oil recovery  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Yet when conducted according to present state of the art, chemical flooding (i.e., micellar/polymer flooding, surfactant/polymer flooding, surfactant flooding) can mobilize more residual crude oil than any other method of enhanced oil recovery. It also is one of the most expensive methods of enhanced oil recovery. This contribution will describe some of the technology that comprises the state of the art technology that must be adhered to if a chemical flood is to be successful. Although some of the efforts to reduce cost and other points are discussed, the principle focus is on technical considerations in designing a good chemical flooding system. The term chemical flooding is restricted here to methods of enhanced oil recovery that employs a surfactant, either injected into the oil reservoir or generated in situ, primarily to reduce oil-water interfacial tension. Hence, polymer-water floods for mobility or profile control, steam foams, and carbon dioxide foams are excluded. Some polymer considerations are mentioned because they apply to providing mobility control for chemical flooding systems.

Nelson, R.C.

1989-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

256

Updated Skill Set with Annual Skill Set Model Review and VISION Training completion. Revision does not impact MGTF-002 Template 08_1014. Added EOTA IT Security Course and Exam  

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330 330 Reformatted and reorganized entire document. Broke down by position and bumped against Position Descriptions for accuracy, updated names of documents and made consistent throughout 09_0623 Updated Skill Set with Annual Skill Set Model Review and VISION Training completion. Revision does not impact MGTF-002 Template 08_1014. Added EOTA IT Security Course and Exam to process section. 09_0807 Updated Skill Set with Annual Skill Set Model Review. Added Required DOE contractor Training (IT Security, FEOSH & Cyber Security). Added EOTA IT Security Course and Exam to process section. 08_1014 Removed employee no longer with EOTA. MGTP-004, Employee Satisfaction Process no longer active. 08_0829 Annual Skill Set Model Review completed and documented for all EOTA staff. Additional lines added for future training items.

257

Designing technology enhanced learning contexts  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Through iterative participatory design-based research I aim to explore the application of the Ecology of Resources (EoR) Framework (Luckin, 2008) to the design of technology enhanced contexts that scaffold learning and collaboration. Technology enhanced ...

Joshua Underwood

2009-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

258

Book/publication Review Victor Nolet The Handbook of Sustainability Litearcy: Skills for a Changing World. Arran  

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Book/publication Review ­ Victor Nolet The Handbook of Sustainability Litearcy: Skills for a Changing World. Arran Stibbe (Ed.). 2009. Green Books: Devon, UK. ISBN 978-1-900322-60-7 £14.95/$24.95, 224. This book provides a "cooks tour" of the knowledge and skills that underlie sustainability literacy. Being

Zaferatos, Nicholas C.

259

Training Community College faculty in the techniques and skills required for Solar Energy System installation  

SciTech Connect

A project to train a specified number of community college, vocational/technical faculty in the techniques and skills required to install solar energy systems is described. The planning that led to the contract, the development and conduct of the training workshops, and the outcomes are detailed. An overall evaluation of the project and recommendations for the future are included. (MHR)

Leo, R.J.

1980-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

260

The Skill of ECMWF Medium-Range Forecasts during the Year of Tropical Convection 2008  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This study uses the European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF) model-generated high-resolution 10-day-long predictions for the Year of Tropical Convection (YOTC) 2008. Precipitation forecast skills of the model over the tropics ...

Arindam Chakraborty

2010-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A Comparison of Some Tropical Ocean Models: Hindcast Skill and El Nio Evolution  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Tropical Pacific SST hindcasts are examined in the Zebiak and Cane (Lamont), Latif (MPIZ), Oberhuber (OPYC), and GFDL ocean models, each forced by the same wind-stress fields over the 197085 time interval. Skill scores reveal that, although all ...

Arthur J. Miller; Tim P. Barnett; Nicholas E. Graham

1993-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

262

Analysis of the SpreadSkill Relations Using the ECMWF Ensemble Prediction System over Europe  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The Ensemble Prediction System (EPS) of the European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF) was used to analyze various aspects of the ensemble-spread forecast-skill relation. It was shown that synoptic-scale upper-air spread measures ...

Simon C. Scherrer; Christof Appenzeller; Pierre Eckert; Daniel Cattani

2004-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

263

Highly improved predictive skill in the forecasting of the East Asian summer monsoon  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Highly improved predictive skill in the forecasting of the East Asian summer monsoon Eungul Lee,1 4 August 2008; published 29 October 2008. [1] The East Asian summer monsoon greatly influences of the monsoon is very low in comparison with that of the Indian summer monsoon because of the complexity

Wisconsin at Madison, University of

264

Teaching Thinking Skills in E-Learning --Application of The Bloom's Taxonomy  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Educational institutions worldwide are recognizing that teaching core subjects alone is not sufficient to equip students for the knowledge economy. To be prepared for the demands of the knowledge economy, students need to know how to use their ... Keywords: Analysis, Application, Bloom'S Taxonomy, Comprehension, Evaluation, Recall, Synthesis, Thinking Skills

Tse Yew Lee; Tiffany Ho Peiwen

2005-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

265

Intelligent e-learning systems for evaluation of user's knowledge and skills with efficient information processing  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper presents a new concept of an e-learning system with intelligent two-way speech communication between the system and its users. Computational intelligence methods allow for analysis, evaluation and assessment of user's knowledge and skills ... Keywords: artificial intelligence, cybernetics, e-learning system, mobile technology, speech interface, user-computer interaction

Wojciech Kacalak; Maciej Majewski; Jacek M. Zurada

2010-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

266

Development, implementation, and skill assessment of the NOAA/NOS Great Lakes Operational Forecast System  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Development, implementation, and skill assessment of the NOAA/NOS Great Lakes Operational Forecast Lakes Operational Forecast System (GLOFS) uses near-real-time atmospheric observa- tions and numerical weather prediction forecast guidance to produce three-dimensional forecasts of water temperature

267

Numerical Extended-Range Prediction: Forecast Skill Using a Low-Resolution Climate Model  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A pilot study that evaluates the potential forecast skill of winter 1030-day time-mean flow from a low-resolution (R15) climate simulation model is presented. The hypothesis tested is that low-resolution climate model forecasts might be as ...

David P. Baumhefner

1996-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

268

Skill of Seasonal Climate Forecasts in Canada Using Canonical Correlation Analysis  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

An empirical system for forecasting 3-month mean surface temperature T and total precipitation P for Canadacanonical correlation analysis (CCA)has been developed using the 195690 data period. The levels and sources of predictive skill have ...

Amir Shabbar; Anthony G. Barnston

1996-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

269

Enhanced Renewable Methane Production System  

treatment that enhances the heating value of biogas, delivering a gas that is close to pipeline quality. This system offers

270

Work to save dose: contrasting effective dose rates from radon exposure in workplaces and residences against the backdrop of public and occupational limits  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Office workers are exposed to radon while at work and at home. Though there has been a multitude of studies reporting the measurements of radon concentrations and potential lung and effective doses associated with radon and progeny exposure in homes, similar studies on the concentrations and subsequent effective dose rates in the non-mine workplaces are lacking. Additionally, there are few, if any, comparative analyses of radon exposures at more 'typical' workplace with residential exposures within the same county. The purposes of this study were to measure radon concentrations in office and residential spaces in the same county and explore the radiation dose implications. Sixty-five track-etch detectors were deployed in office spaces and 47 were deployed in residences, all within Los Alamos County, New Mexico, USA. The sampling periods for these measurements were generally about three months. The measured concentrations were used to calculate and compare effective dose rates resulting from exposure while at work and at home. Results showed that full-time office workers receive on average about 8 times greater exposure at home than while in the office (2.3 mSv yr-! versus 0.3 mSv yr-!). The estimated effective dose rate for a more homebound person was about 3 mSv yr-!. Estimating effective doses from background radon exposure in the same county as Los Alamos National Laboratory, with thousands of'radiological workers,' highlights interesting contrasts in radiation protection standards that span public and occupational settings. For example, the effective dose rate from background radon exposure in unregulated office spaces ranged up to 1.1 mSv yr-!, which is similar to the 1 mSv yr-! threshold for regulation ofa 'radiological worker,' as defined in the Department of Energy regulations for occupational exposure. Additionally, the estimated average effective dose total of> 3 mSv yf! from radon background exposure in homes stands in contrast to the 0.1 mSv yr-! air pathway effective public dose limit regulated by the Environmental Protection Agency for radioactive air emissions.

Whicker, Jeffrey J [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Mcnaughton, Michael W [Los Alamos National Laboratory

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

271

WORKING PAPER SERIESFEDERAL RESERVE BANK of ATLANTA WORKING PAPER SERIES Crude Substitution: The Cyclical Dynamics of Oil Prices and the Skill Premium  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Abstract: Higher oil-price shocks benefit unskilled workers relative to skilled workers: At the businesscycle frequency, energy prices and the skill premia display a strong, negative correlation. We assess the robustness of this negative correlation using several methods and data sources, including sector-level data. We find that the negative correlation is robust to different de-trending procedures, and the wages of unskilled workers in energy-intensive industries have a larger positive correlation with oil prices. We also estimate the parameters of an aggregate technology, which uses, among other inputs, energy and heterogeneous skills. We find that both capital-skill and capital-energy complementarity are responsible for this correlation pattern. As energy prices rise, the use of capital decreases and the demand for unskilled labor relative to skilled labor increases, resulting in lower skill premia. JEL classification: E24, E32, J24 Key words: skill heterogeneity, energy prices, business cycles, capital-skill complementarity

Linnea Polgreen; Pedro Silos; Linnea Polgreen; Pedro Silos; Nir Jaimovich; Karsten Jeske; Jim Nason; B. Ravikumar; Vctor Ros-rull; Ellis Tallman; Robert Tamura

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

272

A Study of the Advanced Systems at the CMU Intelligent Workplace with an Evaluation of Potential Applications to Texas A&M International University  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

A detailed study has been conducted of the performance of several innovative aspects of the Intelligent Workplace (IW) at Carnegie Mellon University, a low energy consumption building that uses radiant heating, cooling and a desiccant ventilation unit. The following aspects have been studied in detail: the heat transfer process of radiant mullions and overhead radiant panels, the impact of the radiator position on heating load and thermal comfort, the influence of infiltration on indoor humidity in a radiantly cooled office with a solid desiccant ventilation unit, and an energy consumption comparison of the sensible heating and cooling systems with a single duct VAV system. Transferability of the advanced building technologies that are being studied at the IW was investigated by examining them to see if they could be applied in an advanced technology test bed at Texas A&M International University (TAMIU) in Laredo, Texas. Additionally, a sustainability assessment for the current TAMIU campus was performed with an analysis of the potential for TAMIU to obtain LEED certification from the US Green Building Council. This report summarizes the conclusions and observations of these studies.

Claridge, D. E.; Gong, X.; Verdict, M.; Clingenpeel, K.

2008-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

273

Enhanced oil recovery system  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

All energy resources available from a geopressured geothermal reservoir are used for the production of pipeline quality gas using a high pressure separator/heat exchanger and a membrane separator, and recovering waste gas from both the membrane separator and a low pressure separator in tandem with the high pressure separator for use in enhanced oil recovery, or in powering a gas engine and turbine set. Liquid hydrocarbons are skimmed off the top of geothermal brine in the low pressure separator. High pressure brine from the geothermal well is used to drive a turbine/generator set before recovering waste gas in the first separator. Another turbine/generator set is provided in a supercritical binary power plant that uses propane as a working fluid in a closed cycle, and uses exhaust heat from the combustion engine and geothermal energy of the brine in the separator/heat exchanger to heat the propane.

Goldsberry, Fred L. (Spring, TX)

1989-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

274

Plasmonic enhanced ultrafast switch.  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Ultrafast electronic switches fabricated from defective material have been used for several decades in order to produce picosecond electrical transients and TeraHertz radiation. Due to the ultrashort recombination time in the photoconductor materials used, these switches are inefficient and are ultimately limited by the amount of optical power that can be applied to the switch before self-destruction. The goal of this work is to create ultrafast (sub-picosecond response) photoconductive switches on GaAs that are enhanced through plasmonic coupling structures. Here, the plasmonic coupler primarily plays the role of being a radiation condenser which will cause carriers to be generated adjacent to metallic electrodes where they can more efficiently be collected.

Subramania,Ganapathi Subramanian; Reno, John Louis; Passmore, Brandon Scott; Harris, Tom.; Shaner, Eric Arthur; Barrick, Todd A.

2009-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

275

Enhanced Chemical Cleaning  

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

Chemical Cleaning Chemical Cleaning Renee H. Spires Enhanced Chemical Cleaning Project Manager July 29, 2009 Tank Waste Corporate Board 2 Objective Provide an overview of the ECC process and plan 3 Chemical Cleaning * Oxalic Acid can get tanks clean - Tank 16 set a standard in 1982 - Tanks 5-6 Bulk OA cleaning results under evaluation * However, the downstream flowsheet and financial impacts of handling the spent acid were unacceptable Before After Tank 16 Tank 16 4 Oxalic Acid Flowsheet Impacts Evap Sludge Washing Evap Feed/Drop Tank 8 Wt% Oxalic Acid Neutralization Tank Solids Liquid High oxalate concentration Negligible oxalate concentration * Oxalates from chemical cleaning impact salt processing * A process change was needed Evaporator Saltstone Vaults DWPF Filled Canisters 5 Vision * Eliminate the impacts to the Tank Farm

276

MTU-pre-service teacher enhancement program. Final report, September 1992--May 1995  

SciTech Connect

The MTU Pre-Service Teacher Enhancement Program was a two year extended project designed to introduce a select group of science and engineering undergraduate students, with good {open_quotes}people skills,{close_quotes} to the teaching profession. Participants were paid for their time spent with area teacher/mentors and were involved in a variety of in school activities, projects and observations to illustrate the teaching profession. They were encouraged to consider the teaching profession as a future career option. The student participants, however, were under no obligation to enter the Teacher Education Program at the conclusion of the program.

Anderson, C.S.; Yarroch, W.J.

1996-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

277

Lignite Fuel Enhancement  

SciTech Connect

Pulverized coal power plants which fire lignites and other low-rank high-moisture coals generally operate with reduced efficiencies and increased stack emissions due to the impacts of high fuel moisture on stack heat loss and pulverizer and fan power. A process that uses plant waste heat sources to evaporate a portion of the fuel moisture from the lignite feedstock in a moving bed fluidized bed dryer (FBD) was developed in the U.S. by a team led by Great River Energy (GRE). The demonstration was conducted with Department of Energy (DOE) funding under DOE Award Number DE-FC26-04NT41763. The objectives of GRE's Lignite Fuel Enhancement project were to demonstrate reduction in lignite moisture content by using heat rejected from the power plant, apply technology at full scale at Coal Creek Station (CCS), and commercialize it. The Coal Creek Project has involved several stages, beginning with lignite drying tests in a laboratory-scale FBD at the Energy Research Center (ERC) and development of theoretical models for predicting dryer performance. Using results from these early stage research efforts, GRE built a 2 ton/hour pilot-scale dryer, and a 75 ton/hour prototype drying system at Coal Creek Station. Operated over a range of drying conditions, the results from the pilot-scale and prototype-scale dryers confirmed the performance of the basic dryer design concept and provided the knowledge base needed to scale the process up to commercial size. Phase 2 of the GRE's Lignite Fuel Enhancement project included design, construction and integration of a full-scale commercial coal drying system (four FBDs per unit) with Coal Creek Units 1 and 2 heat sources and coal handling system. Two series of controlled tests were conducted at Coal Creek Unit 1 with wet and dried lignite to determine effect of dried lignite on unit performance and emissions. Wet lignite was fired during the first, wet baseline, test series conducted in September 2009. The second test series was performed in March/April 2010 after commercial coal drying system was commissioned. Preliminary tests with dried coal were performed in March/April 2010. During the test Unit 2 was in outage and, therefore, test unit (Unit 1) was carrying entire station load and, also, supplying all auxiliary steam extractions. This resulted in higher station service, lower gross power output, and higher turbine cycle heat rate. Although, some of these effects could be corrected out, this would introduce uncertainty in calculated unit performance and effect of dried lignite on unit performance. Baseline tests with dried coal are planned for second half of 2010 when both units at Coal Creek will be in service to establish baseline performance with dried coal and determine effect of coal drying on unit performance. Application of GRE's coal drying technology will significantly enhance the value of lignite as a fuel in electrical power generation power plants. Although existing lignite power plants are designed to burn wet lignite, the reduction in moisture content will increase efficiency, reduce pollution and CO{sub 2} emissions, and improve plant economics. Furthermore, the efficiency of ultra supercritical units burning high-moisture coals will be improved significantly by using dried coal as a fuel. To date, Great River Energy has had 63 confidentiality agreements signed by vendors and suppliers of equipment and 15 utilities. GRE has had agreements signed from companies in Canada, Australia, China, India, Indonesia, and Europe.

Charles Bullinger; Nenad Sarunac

2010-03-31T23:59:59.000Z

278

Exploration of the Gap Between Computer Science Curriculum and Industrial I.T Skills Requirements  

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This paper sets out to examine the skills gaps between the industrial application of Information Technology and university academic programmes (curriculum). It looks at some of the causes, and considers the probable solutions for bridging the gap between them and suggests the possibilities of exploring a new role for our universities and employers of labor. It also highlights strategies to abolish the misalignment between university and industry. The main concept is to blend the academic rigidity with the industrial relevance.

Azeez Nureni Ayofe; Azeez Raheem Ajetola

2009-08-29T23:59:59.000Z

279

Enhanced Micellar Catalysis LDRD.  

SciTech Connect

The primary goals of the Enhanced Micellar Catalysis project were to gain an understanding of the micellar environment of DF-200, or similar liquid CBW surfactant-based decontaminants, as well as characterize the aerosolized DF-200 droplet distribution and droplet chemistry under baseline ITW rotary atomization conditions. Micellar characterization of limited surfactant solutions was performed externally through the collection and measurement of Small Angle X-Ray Scattering (SAXS) images and Cryo-Transmission Electron Microscopy (cryo-TEM) images. Micellar characterization was performed externally at the University of Minnesota's Characterization Facility Center, and at the Argonne National Laboratory Advanced Photon Source facility. A micellar diffusion study was conducted internally at Sandia to measure diffusion constants of surfactants over a concentration range, to estimate the effective micelle diameter, to determine the impact of individual components to the micellar environment in solution, and the impact of combined components to surfactant phase behavior. Aerosolized DF-200 sprays were characterized for particle size and distribution and limited chemical composition. Evaporation rates of aerosolized DF-200 sprays were estimated under a set of baseline ITW nozzle test system parameters.

Betty, Rita G.; Tucker, Mark David; Taggart, Gretchen; Kinnan, Mark K.; Glen, Crystal Chanea; Rivera, Danielle; Sanchez, Andres; Alam, Todd Michael

2012-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

280

Enhancing chemical reactions  

SciTech Connect

Methods of enhancing selected chemical reactions. The population of a selected high vibrational energy state of a reactant molecule is increased substantially above its population at thermal equilibrium by directing onto the molecule a beam of radiant energy from a laser having a combination of frequency and intensity selected to pump the selected energy state, and the reaction is carried out with the temperature, pressure, and concentrations of reactants maintained at a combination of values selected to optimize the reaction in preference to thermal degradation by transforming the absorbed energy into translational motion. The reaction temperature is selected to optimize the reaction. Typically a laser and a frequency doubler emit radiant energy at frequencies of .nu. and 2.nu. into an optical dye within an optical cavity capable of being tuned to a wanted frequency .delta. or a parametric oscillator comprising a non-centrosymmetric crystal having two indices of refraction, to emit radiant energy at the frequencies of .nu., 2.nu., and .delta. (and, with a parametric oscillator, also at 2.nu.-.delta.). Each unwanted frequency is filtered out, and each desired frequency is focused to the desired radiation flux within a reaction chamber and is reflected repeatedly through the chamber while reactants are fed into the chamber and reaction products are removed therefrom.

Morrey, John R. (Richland, WA)

1978-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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281

Assessing the Skill of an All-Season Statistical Forecast Model for the MaddenJulian Oscillation  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Motivated by an attempt to augment dynamical models in predicting the MaddenJulian oscillation (MJO), and to provide a realistic benchmark to those models, the predictive skill of a multivariate lag-regression statistical model has been ...

Xianan Jiang; Duane E. Waliser; Matthew C. Wheeler; Charles Jones; Myong-In Lee; Siegfried D. Schubert

2008-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

282

Skillful Seasonal Predictions of Boreal Winter Accumulated Heating Degree-Days and Relevance for the Weather Derivative Market  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

It is demonstrated that boreal winter accumulated heating degree-days, a weather derivative product that is frequently demanded by energy suppliers (among others), can be skillfully predicted with a lead time of 1 month, that is, at the beginning ...

S. Brands

2013-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

283

Impact of Land Surface Initialisation Approach on Subseasonal Forecast Skill: A Regional Analysis in the Southern Hemisphere  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We use a sophisticated coupled landatmosphere modelling system for a Southern Hemisphere subdomain centred over South East Australia to evaluate differences in simulation skill from two different land surface initialisation approaches. The first ...

Annette L. Hirsch; Jatin Kala; Andy J. Pitman; Claire Carouge; Jason P. Evans; Vanessa Haverd; David Mocko

284

Prediction Skill and Bias of Tropical Pacific Sea Surface Temperatures in the NCEP Climate Forecast System Version 2  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The prediction skill and bias of tropical Pacific sea surface temperature (SST) in the retrospective forecasts of the Climate Forecast System, version 2 (CFSv2), of the National Centers for Environmental Prediction were examined. The CFSv2 was ...

Yan Xue; Mingyue Chen; Arun Kumar; Zeng-Zhen Hu; Wanqiu Wang

2013-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

285

No ties that bind : low skill workers, social networks and job search in the Silicon Valley's new economy  

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This dissertation is concerned with the relationship between economic growth and social and economic equity. Equity is defined as the economic growth that enables lesser skilled workers to access employment opportunities ...

Ajose, Lande U

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

286

Development of New Ensemble Methods Based on the Performance Skills of Regional Climate Models over South Korea  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In this paper, the prediction skills of five ensemble methods for temperature and precipitation are discussed by considering 20 yr of simulation results (from 1989 to 2008) for four regional climate models (RCMs) driven by NCEPDepartment of ...

M.-S. Suh; S.-G. Oh; D.-K. Lee; D.-H. Cha; S.-J. Choi; C.-S. Jin; S.-Y. Hong

2012-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

287

Assessing the Skill of Precipitation and Temperature Seasonal Forecasts in Spain: Windows of Opportunity Related to ENSO Events  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The skill of state-of-the-art operational seasonal forecast models in extratropical latitudes is assessed using a multimodel ensemble from the Development of a European Multimodel Ensemble System for Seasonal-to-Interannual Prediction (DEMETER) ...

M. D. Fras; S. Herrera; A. S. Cofio; J. M. Gutirrez

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

288

Simulation of Crop Yields Using ERA-40: Limits to Skill and Nonstationarity in WeatherYield Relationships  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Reanalysis data provide an excellent test bed for impacts prediction systems, because they represent an upper limit on the skill of climate models. Indian groundnut (Arachis hypogaea L.) yields have been simulated using the General Large-Area ...

A. J. Challinor; T. R. Wheeler; J. M. Slingo; P. Q. Craufurd; D. I. F. Grimes

2005-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

289

Quantification of Predictive Skill for Mesoscale and Synoptic-Scale Meteorological Features as a Function of Horizontal Grid Resolution  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

To quantitatively assess numerical predictive skill for synoptic and mesoscale features as a function of horizontal grid resolution, a series of experiments is conducted using the Pennsylvania State University-National Center for Atmospheric ...

Stephen S. Weygandt; Nelson L. Seaman

1994-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

290

Contributions of Mixed Physics versus Perturbed Initial/Lateral Boundary Conditions to Ensemble-Based Precipitation Forecast Skill  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

An experiment is described that is designed to examine the contributions of model, initial condition (IC), and lateral boundary condition (LBC) errors to the spread and skill of precipitation forecasts from two regional eight-member 15-km grid-...

Adam J. Clark; William A. Gallus Jr.; Tsing-Chang Chen

2008-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

291

Slow light enhanced photon echoes  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We report a slow light-enhanced photon echo method, whose retrieval efficiency is two orders of magnitude higher than that of conventional photon echoes. The enhanced photon echo efficiency is due to lengthened interaction time given by ultraslow group velocity.

J. Hahn; B. S. Ham

2009-09-28T23:59:59.000Z

292

Symposium on enhanced oil recovery  

SciTech Connect

The Second Joint Symposium on Enhanced Oil Recovery was held in Tulsa, Oklahoma on April 5 to 8, 1981. Forty-four technical papers were presented which covered all phases of enhanced oil recovery. Field tests, laboratory investigations, and mathematical analyses of tertiary recovery methods such as microemulsion flooding, carbon dioxide injection, in-situ combustion, steam injection, and gas injection are presented.

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1981-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

293

Interpersonal Skills  

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

Treats others with courtesy, sensitivity, and respect. Considers and responds appropriately to the needs and feelings of different people in different situations. Perceives, assesses, and...

294

Enhanced Geothermal Systems  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Geothermal energy is recovered by circulating water through heat exchange areas within a hot rock mass. Geothermal reservoir rock masses generally consist of igneous and metamorphic rocks that have low matrix permeability. Therefore, cracks and fractures play a significant role in extraction of geothermal energy by providing the major pathways for fluid flow and heat exchange. Therefore, knowledge of the conditions leading to formation of fractures and fracture networks is of paramount importance. Furthermore, in the absence of natural fractures or adequate connectivity, artificial fractures are created in the reservoir using hydraulic fracturing. Multiple fractures are preferred because of the large size necessary when using only a single fracture. Although the basic idea is rather simple, hydraulic fracturing is a complex process involving interactions of high pressure fluid injections with a stressed hot rock mass, mechanical interaction of induced fractures with existing natural fractures, and the spatial and temporal variations of in-situ stress. As a result, it is necessary to develop tools that can be used to study these interactions as an integral part of a comprehensive approach to geothermal reservoir development, particularly enhanced geothermal systems. In response to this need we have developed advanced poro-thermo-chemo-mechanical fracture models for rock fracture research in support of EGS design. The fracture propagation models are based on a regular displacement discontinuity formulation. The fracture propagation studies include modeling interaction of induced fractures. In addition to the fracture propagation studies, two-dimensional solution algorithms have been developed and used to estimate the impact of pro-thermo-chemical processes on fracture permeability and reservoir pressure. Fracture permeability variation is studied using a coupled thermo-chemical model with quartz reaction kinetics. The model is applied to study quartz precipitation/dissolution, as well as the variation in fracture aperture and pressure. Also, a three-dimensional model of injection/extraction has been developed to consider the impact poro- and thermoelastic stresses on fracture slip and injection pressure. These investigations shed light on the processes involved in the observed phenomenon of injection pressure variation (e.g., in Coso), and allow the assessment of the potential of thermal and chemical stimulation strategies.

Ahmad Ghassemi

2009-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

295

Nuclear skill related training and job identification and placement service for migrant and seasonal farm workers  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The success rate of the NSRT Program - based on placement in unsubsidized employment - was 90%. Most of the participants who did not graduate from the NSRT Program were transferred to other less technical programs, such as TAT, REECO, and the EAST/SLAC programs, and obtained skills that made them employable elsewhere. The follow-up process at the Center for Nuclear Studies continues. Officials here can list place of employment, technical rating, and salary of all of the 90 graduates. Several are now full-fledged nuclear reactor operators licensed by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

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1980-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

296

The transfer of training and skills by Texas State 4-H Council members: A qualitative study  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This study examined the elements that affect the transfer of training and skills by Texas State 4-H Council members. It described the patterns of motivation and learning styles of former State 4-H Council members, as well as the demonstration of leadership life skills. This study also described the leadership experiences of former State 4-H Council members after their council year concludes. The researcher used a purposive sampling technique to identify former members of the Texas State 4-H Council who were willing to discuss their experiences. A snowball sampling technique was used in which the members of the first group identified the remainder of the sample. There were fifteen individuals interviewed. Traditional qualitative research methodologies were used to collect and triangulate data. These methods included interviews, participant observation, and document analysis. The researcher used documented methods of dependability (dependability audit and reflexive journaling), transferability (thick description, purposive sample, and reflexive journaling), confirmability (confirmability audit and the reflexive journal), and credibility (persistent observation, triangulation, peer debriefing, member checking, and reflexive journaling) to establish trustworthiness. The major findings of the study were as follows: 1) State 4-H Council members tend to be extrinsically motivated individuals that follow self-determining pattern of motivational needs including the needs for a sense of competence, inter-relatedness, and autonomy; 2) Eight of the State 4-H Council members demonstrated a mix of social learning theory and experiential learning theory during the years of preparation prior to attaining their State 4-H Council positions; 3) State 4-H Council members demonstrated a command of the seven leadership life skill categories; and 4) The transfer of skills and knowledge by State 4-H Council members is affected both positively and negatively by the elements of training transfer. Recommendations include implementation of a needs assessment to determine training content and greater experiential training opportunities. The addition of personality types, gender and sensitivity training, and positive conflict resolution should be added to training agendas. State 4-H Council members should be afforded greater decision-making power, beyond that of deciding themes for state events.

Bruce, Jacklyn Antoinette

2005-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

297

The relationship between present large?scale forecast skill and new estimates of predictability error growth  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Several new methods of verification are defined and tested on forecast error of current numerical models. The methods incorporate a notion of usefulness which is determined by placing upper and lower bounds on the error growth. The lower bound is derived from new estimates of predictability error growth produced by the NCAR Community Climate Model. The fields are spectrally decomposed to highlight forecast skill in various scales. The verification techniques are applied to forecast errors from the NMC and ECMWF operational models during 197982.

David P. Baumhefner

1984-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

298

The Effects of Structured Work Experience on the Work-Readiness Skills of Students with Disabilities  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

It is common knowledge that employment is a large part of participation in society for all adults; and, one role of public education is to prepare students for these adult roles. Despite increasing school accountability measures for post-school outcomes of students with disabilities, a significant gap in employment between those with and those without disabilities remains. Work experience during high school has been established as the most consistent predictor of post-school employment. The problem is the lack of intervention research demonstrating ways of implementing programs that are associated with acquisition of work-readiness skills. The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of structured work experience on the work-readiness skills of students with disabilities, and examine whether or not disability, or type of program, affected student outcomes while controlling for number of participant contact hours. To accomplish this purpose, a quasi- experimental one-group pretest-posttest design was selected and used. The target population for this study was high school students with disabilities in three high schools in Texas. The final sample included 37 students. The Becker Work Adjustment Profile: 2 was the instrument used to measure the participants work-readiness skills. The pretest was administered within two weeks of student entry into the program. The posttest was administered within two weeks of student exit from the program. Descriptive and inferential analyses were conducted to answer the primary and exploratory research questions. Inferential analyses included a dependent sample t test and an ANCOVA using number of participant contact hours as the covariate. Results indicated participation in a structured work experience program had a positive effect on the work-readiness skills of these participants. ANCOVA results indicated (a) disability type was not a significant factor affecting the work-readiness of the participants, (b) program type produced a statistically significant main effect, (c) there was no statistically significant interaction effect between disability type and program type, and (d) number of contact hours produced a statistically significant main effect. Future research studies should focus on replication of the current study results and examination of the long-term effects of participation in structured work experience programs on post-school outcomes.

Pacha, Jacqueline K

2013-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

299

Contractor Sales Training: Providing the Skills Necessary to Sell Comprehensive Home Energy Upgrades  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Many comprehensive home energy efficiency programs rely on contractors as the customer-facing front line to sell energy improvements. Adding sales skills to contractors existing technical expertise is key to converting more assessments into comprehensive home energy upgrades. Leading programs recognize the need to support contractors with sales and business training to help them succeed and to support the growth of the home performance industry for the long term. A number of contractor sales training efforts are emerging, including some programs that are seeing encouraging early results.

Billingsley, Megan; Stuart, Elizabeth

2011-08-17T23:59:59.000Z

300

RMOTC - Testing - Enhanced Oil Recovery  

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Enhanced Oil Recovery Enhanced Oil Recovery Notice: As of July 15th 2013, the Department of Energy announced the intent to sell Naval Petroleum Reserve Number 3 (NPR3). The sale of NPR-3 will also include the sale of all equipment and materials onsite. A decision has been made by the Department of Energy to complete testing at RMOTC by July 1st, 2014. RMOTC will complete testing in the coming year with the currently scheduled testing partners. For more information on the sale of NPR-3 and sale of RMOTC equipment and materials please join our mailing list here. RMOTC will play a significant role in continued enhanced oil recovery (EOR) technology development and field demonstration. A scoping engineering study on Naval Petroleum Reserve No. 3's (NPR-3) enhanced oil recovery

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301

Geothermal Permeability Enhancement - Final Report  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The overall objective is to apply known permeability enhancement techniques to reduce the number of wells needed and demonstrate the applicability of the techniques to other undeveloped or under-developed fields. The Enhanced Geothermal System (EGS) concept presented in this project enhances energy extraction from reduced permeability zones in the super-heated, vapor-dominated Aidlin Field of the The Geysers geothermal reservoir. Numerous geothermal reservoirs worldwide, over a wide temperature range, contain zones of low permeability which limit the development potential and the efficient recovery of heat from these reservoirs. Low permeability results from poorly connected fractures or the lack of fractures. The Enhanced Geothermal System concept presented here expands these technologies by applying and evaluating them in a systematic, integrated program.

Joe Beall; Mark Walters

2009-06-30T23:59:59.000Z

302

Enhanced Renewable Methane Production System | Argonne National...  

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Enhanced Renewable Methane Production System Technology available for licensing: Enhanced renewable methane production system provides a low-cost process that accelerates...

303

Optimize carbon dioxide sequestration, enhance oil recovery  

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4 January Optimize carbon dioxide sequestration, enhance oil recovery Optimize carbon dioxide sequestration, enhance oil recovery The simulation provides an important...

304

Optimize carbon dioxide sequestration, enhance oil recovery  

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Optimize carbon dioxide sequestration, enhance oil recovery Optimize carbon dioxide sequestration, enhance oil recovery The simulation provides an important approach to estimate...

305

Enhanced Oil Recovery | Department of Energy  

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

Enhanced Oil Recovery Enhanced Oil Recovery Thanks in part to innovations supported by the Office of Fossil Energy's National Energy Technology Laboratory over the past 30 years,...

306

Teaching medical students dermatology research skills: Six years of experience with the University of Texas Medical Branch dermatology non-degree research honors program, 2001-2006  

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1. Wagner RF, Ioffe B. Medical student dermatology researchTeaching medical students dermatology research skills: Sixwith the University of Texas Medical Branch dermatology non-

Jr, Richard F Wagner; Lewis, Simon A

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

307

Examining Potential Demographic Trends in the Opinions of Undergraduate Journalism Professors Concerning the Topic of Technological and Traditional Journalism Skills and Theories.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??This study examined demographics and characteristics of journalism professors and administrators to find potential trends in opinion of the importance of technologically based journalism skills (more)

Riley, Jeffrey K.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

308

Teaching medical students dermatology research skills: Six years of experience with the University of Texas Medical Branch dermatology non-degree research honors program, 2001-2006  

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orientation, the medical student research summer program,Ioffe B. Medical student dermatology research in the UnitedTeaching medical students dermatology research skills: Six

Jr, Richard F Wagner; Lewis, Simon A

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

309

BISON Enhanced | Department of Energy  

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

Enhanced Enhanced BISON Enhanced January 29, 2013 - 10:42am Addthis Pin-scale Code Development A mechanistic, smeared fuel cracking model for UO2 has been implemented in BISON and tested with simulations of IFA-432 Rod 1, an experiment conducted in the Halden reactor. ("Smeared" refers to the fact that cracks are represented in aggregate, rather than as discrete, individual cracks.) Failure to account for fuel cracking can result in temperature predictions that are off by as much as 200°C at beginning-of-life. Excellent agreement between prediction and measurement is obtained when an empirical correlation for fuel relocation is used (as in the NRC's FRAPCON), which was expected, since the empirical correlation was fit to data that included this experiment; this result is important, however, in

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MARMOT Enhanced | Department of Energy  

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MARMOT Enhanced MARMOT Enhanced MARMOT Enhanced January 29, 2013 - 10:23am Addthis Lower-length-scale Model Development To develop mechanistic models for fuel thermal conductivity, the Fuel team used supercells up to 55 nm long to determine the thermal conductivity of UO2 with Xe incorporated. Atomistic simulations were used to determine thermal resistance values for four different types of grain boundaries, and these values have been used in meso-scale simulations of heat transport through representative fuel microstructures. [LANL] Density functional theory techniques, previously applied to diffusion of Xe in UO2, have now been extended to Kr. Thus, both major gaseous fission products are now included in the simulations, which have identified the transport mechanism as being vacancy mediated. Activation energies have

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BISON Enhanced | Department of Energy  

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

BISON Enhanced BISON Enhanced BISON Enhanced January 29, 2013 - 10:42am Addthis Pin-scale Code Development A mechanistic, smeared fuel cracking model for UO2 has been implemented in BISON and tested with simulations of IFA-432 Rod 1, an experiment conducted in the Halden reactor. ("Smeared" refers to the fact that cracks are represented in aggregate, rather than as discrete, individual cracks.) Failure to account for fuel cracking can result in temperature predictions that are off by as much as 200°C at beginning-of-life. Excellent agreement between prediction and measurement is obtained when an empirical correlation for fuel relocation is used (as in the NRC's FRAPCON), which was expected, since the empirical correlation was fit to data that included this experiment; this result is important, however, in

312

Key Workplace Documents Federal Publications  

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importers and manufacturers with additional flexibility in choosing suppliers, as well as modes of entry (i lead to additional support for an FTA within the domestic/regional manufacturing sector. The following nations, often with the manufacture and assembly conducted in several different countries. In addition

313

Enhanced Black Hole Horizon Fluctuations  

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We discuss the possible role of quantum horizon fluctuations on black hole radiance, especially whether they can invalidate Hawking's analysis based upon transplanckian modes. We are particularly concerned with ``enhanced'' fluctuations produced by gravitons or matter fields in squeezed vacuum states sent into the black hole after the collapse process. This allows for the possibility of increasing the fluctuations well above the vacuum level. We find that these enhanced fluctuations could significantly alter stimulated emission but have little effect upon the spontaneous emission. Thus the thermal character of the Hawking radiation is remarkably robust.

R. T. Thompson; L. H. Ford

2008-03-13T23:59:59.000Z

314

Microbiology for enhanced oil recovery  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The U. S. Department of Energy has sponsored several projects to investigate the feasibility of using microorganisms to enhance oil recovery. Microbes from the Wilmington oilfield, California, were found to be stimulated in growth by polyacrylamide mobility-control polymers and the microbes also can reduce the viscosity of the polyacrylamide solutions. Microbes have been discovered that produce surface active molecules, and several mixed cultures have been developed that make low viscosity, non-wetting, emulsions of heavy oils (/sup 0/API oil deposits, in China for enhanced recovery of light oils and successful field tests have been conducted in Romania and Arkansas.

Donaldson, E.C.

1983-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

315

Biological enhancement of hydrocarbon extraction  

SciTech Connect

A method of microbial enhanced oil recovery for recovering oil from an oil-bearing rock formation is provided. The methodology uses a consortium of bacteria including a mixture of surfactant producing bacteria and non-surfactant enzyme producing bacteria which may release hydrocarbons from bitumen containing sands. The described bioprocess can work with existing petroleum recovery protocols. The consortium microorganisms are also useful for treatment of above oil sands, ground waste tailings, subsurface oil recovery, and similar materials to enhance remediation and/or recovery of additional hydrocarbons from the materials.

Brigmon, Robin L. (North Augusta, SC); Berry, Christopher J. (Aiken, SC)

2009-01-06T23:59:59.000Z

316

Enhancing graph production skills via programmed instruction: An experimental analysis of the effect of guided-practice on data-based graph production  

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A computer-based graphing simulator used tutorial modules to teach 61 undergraduate college students how to create cumulative graphs from sets of data. One group was required to complete the steps of constructing an appropriate graph within a computer-provided ... Keywords: Computer-based instruction, Graphing, Programmed instruction, Simulation

Darrel R. Davis

2011-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

317

Surface Protection for Enhanced Materials Performance: Science ...  

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About this Symposium. Meeting, Materials Science & Technology 2013. Symposium, Surface Protection for Enhanced Materials Performance: Science,...

318

Induced seismicity associated with enhanced geothermal system  

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observed during hydraulic fracturing experiments at themay be enhanced by hydraulic fracturing, high-rate water

Majer, Ernest L.

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

319

Automotive Component Product Development Enhancement  

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Optimization In an Integrated Concurrent Engineering Framework by Massimo Usan M. S. Aeronautical Engineering of the Requirements for the Degree of Master of Science in Engineering and Management at the Massachusetts Institute Engineering Systems Division #12;Automotive Component Product Development Enhancement Through Multi

320

Biosurfactant and enhanced oil recovery  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A pure culture of Bacillus licheniformis strain JF-2 (ATCC No. 39307) and a process for using said culture and the surfactant lichenysin produced thereby for the enhancement of oil recovery from subterranean formations. Lichenysin is an effective surfactant over a wide range of temperatures, pH's, salt and calcium concentrations.

McInerney, Michael J. (Norman, OK); Jenneman, Gary E. (Norman, OK); Knapp, Roy M. (Norman, OK); Menzie, Donald E. (Norman, OK)

1985-06-11T23:59:59.000Z

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321

Enhancing hydrogen spillover and storage  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

Methods for enhancing hydrogen spillover and storage are disclosed. One embodiment of the method includes doping a hydrogen receptor with metal particles, and exposing the hydrogen receptor to ultrasonification as doping occurs. Another embodiment of the method includes doping a hydrogen receptor with metal particles, and exposing the doped hydrogen receptor to a plasma treatment.

Yang, Ralph T. (Ann Arbor, MI); Li, Yingwel (Ann Arbor, MI); Lachawiec, Jr., Anthony J. (Ann Arbor, MI)

2011-05-31T23:59:59.000Z

322

Enhancing hydrogen spillover and storage  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

Methods for enhancing hydrogen spillover and storage are disclosed. One embodiment of the method includes doping a hydrogen receptor with metal particles, and exposing the hydrogen receptor to ultrasonication as doping occurs. Another embodiment of the method includes doping a hydrogen receptor with metal particles, and exposing the doped hydrogen receptor to a plasma treatment.

Yang, Ralph T; Li, Yingwei; Lachawiec, Jr., Anthony J

2013-02-12T23:59:59.000Z

323

Image enhancement by digital computer  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In the past 15 years digital computers have been used to greatly improve from images. In this paper we review and discuss a number of techniques for the enhancement of imagery by digital computer. The implications of this technology to verification of arms control treaties is left to the reader.

B. R. Hunt

1983-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

324

The motivations-attributes-skills-knowledge competency cluster validation model an empirical study  

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This empirical research study had two main purposes with regard to competency cluster validation. First, this empirical research study was focused upon finding the gaps in the literature that existed pertaining to the Motivations-Attributes-Skills-Knowledge Inverted Funnel Validation (MIFV) competency cluster model. The second purpose of this empirical research study was to introduce a new competency cluster validation model (MIFV). This model, if properly developed, should serve as a strong workforce development and performance measurement tool as well as a communication tool and a blueprint for success for employees. The MIFV is a sequentially upward funneling competency cluster validation model. The MIFV will provide an opportunity for the study participants to measure their efforts. In summary, the MIFV is a quantifiable model focused on workforce development and efficiencies.

Stevens, Jeffery Allen

2003-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

325

Students at Argonne on the FaST Track to New Skills  

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How Did the Caterpillar Cross the Road? How Did the Caterpillar Cross the Road? R&D 100 Awards for New X-ray Technologies In Nature: Fischetti on Minibeams Sidorowicz of AES Earns UChicago Argonne, LLC Board of Governors Outstanding Service Award for 2010 Murray Gibson to Leave the Laboratory APS News Archives: 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 2004 | 2003 | 2002 | 2001 2000 Subscribe to APS News rss feed Students at Argonne on the FaST Track to New Skills AUGUST 20, 2010 Bookmark and Share Southern University and A&M College students and their faculty advisor In the GSECARS 13-BM-D research enclosure: left to right, Steven Robins, Riyadh Al-Raoush (faculty mentor), Jasmin Richardson, and Courtney Gordon. College students and mentors from a number of universities spent 10 weeks

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On the Interpretation and Utility of Skill Information for Seasonal Climate Predictions  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In recent years, there has been a steady increase in the emphasis on routine seasonal climate predictions and their potential for enhancing societal benefits and mitigating losses related to climate extremes. It is also suggested by the users, as ...

Arun Kumar

2007-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

327

Early social skills as a function of gender: an observational study of children between 3--8 years in Andhra Pradesh, India  

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Children's Social skills were observed through video filming of their interactions in school and apartment play grounds and summer camps. In all 72 video clippings of 10 minutes duration each were analyzed using Observer Behaviour Software XT 7.0., by ... Keywords: acceptance-rejection strategies, body language, conversation, early social skills, gender differences, pro social behaviours, resistance strategies, unsocial behaviours

Mayuri Kandalla; Pavitra Bhat

2010-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

328

Origins and Levels of Seasonal Forecast Skill for Sea Ice in Hudson Bay Using Canonical Correlation Analysis  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Canonical correlation analysis (CCA) is used to estimate the levels and sources of seasonal forecast skill for July ice concentration in Hudson Bay over the 19712005 period. July is an important transition month in the seasonal cycle of sea ice ...

Adrienne Tivy; Stephen E. L. Howell; Bea Alt; John J. Yackel; Thomas Carrieres

2011-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

329

Skill of Real-Time Seasonal ENSO Model Predictions during 200211: Is Our Capability Increasing?  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Real-time model predictions of ENSO conditions during the 200211 period are evaluated and compared to skill levels documented in studies of the 1990s. ENSO conditions are represented by the Nio- 3.4 SST index in the east-central tropical Pacific. The ...

Anthony G. Barnston; Michael K. Tippett; Michelle L. L'Heureux; Shuhua Li; David G. DeWitt

2012-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

330

A Comparison of Precipitation Forecast Skill between Small Convection-Allowing and Large Convection-Parameterizing Ensembles  

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A Comparison of Precipitation Forecast Skill between Small Convection- Allowing and Large Submitted to Weather and Forecasting in October 2008, Accepted in January 2009 * Corresponding author precipitation forecasts from a 5-member, 4-km grid-spacing (ENS4) and a 15-member, 20-km grid-spacing (ENS20

Droegemeier, Kelvin K.

331

Comparison of Model Forecast Skill of Sea-Level Pressure Along the East and West Coasts of the United States  

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1 Comparison of Model Forecast Skill of Sea-Level Pressure Along the East and West Coasts, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington Submitted to: Weather and Forecasting May 2008 Revised recent advances in numerical weather prediction, major errors in short-range forecasts still occur

Mass, Clifford F.

332

Quantifying the Predictive Skill in Long-Range Forecasting. Part I: Coarse-Grained Predictions in a Simple Ocean Model  

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An information-theoretic framework is developed to assess the long-range coarse-grained predictive skill in a perfect-model environment. Central to the scheme is the notion that long-range forecasting involves regimes; specifically, that the ...

Dimitrios Giannakis; Andrew J. Majda

2012-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

333

Fostering historical knowledge and thinking skills using hypermedia learning environments: The role of self-regulated learning  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In this study, we examined how high-school students utilized a hypermedia learning environment (HLE) to acquire declarative knowledge of a historical topic, as well as historical thinking skills. In particular, we were interested in whether self-regulated ... Keywords: Multimedia/hypermedia systems, Secondary education, Teaching/learning strategies

Jeffrey Alan Greene; Cheryl Mason Bolick; Jane Robertson

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

334

Method for enhanced oil recovery  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

The present invention is directed to an improved method for enhanced recovery of oil from relatively "cold" reservoirs by carbon dioxide flooding. In oil reservoirs at a temperature less than the critical temperature of 87.7.degree. F. and at a pore pressure greater than the saturation pressure of carbon dioxide at the temperature of the reservoir, the carbon dioxide remains in the liquid state which does not satisfactorily mix with the oil. However, applicants have found that carbon dioxide can be vaporized in situ in the reservoir by selectively reducing the pore pressure in the reservoir to a value less than the particular saturated vapor pressure so as to greatly enhance the mixing of the carbon dioxide with the oil.

Comberiati, Joseph R. (Morgantown, WV); Locke, Charles D. (Morgantown, WV); Kamath, Krishna I. (Chicago, IL)

1980-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

335

Enhancing gas-turbine performance  

SciTech Connect

According to one report, around 80% of the large frame-size industrial and utility gas turbines (GTs) in service throughout the world were installed between 1965 and 1975. Because of substantial technology advancements since their commissioning, these older units make ideal candidates for capacity enhancements through such options as steam or water injection, inlet-air cooling, steam-cycle addition, hot-gas-path component uprates, and in the case of combined-cycles, supplementary firing of the heat-recovery steam generator (HRSG). This article reports that many gas-turbine owners are searching for upgrades that will enhance capacity or thermal efficiency--or both. Uprating hot-gas-path components is perhaps the most popular option, but economic evaluations must account for shortened hot-section life and higher O and M costs.

Swanekamp, R.

1995-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

336

Outlook for enhanced oil recovery  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper reviews the potential for enhanced oil recovery, the evolutionary nature of the recovery processes being applied in oilfields today, key parameters that describe the technology state-of-the-art for each of the major oil recovery processes, and the nature and key outputs from the current Department of Energy research program on enhanced oil recovery. From this overview, it will be seen that the DOE program is focused on the analysis of ongoing tests and on long-range, basic research to support a more thorough understanding of process performance. Data from the program will be made available through reports, symposia, and on-line computer access; the outputs are designed to allow an independent producer to evaluate his own project as an effort to transfer rapidly the technology now being developed.

Johnson, H.R.

1982-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

337

Continued assessment of students' learning experience in an oral communication course at MIT for EECS majors  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) majors at MIT are required to take an oral communications course called "6. UAT" that teaches oral presentation skills and other professional skills that students will need to be effective in the workplace. ...

Tony L. Eng; Rudolph Mitchell

2011-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

338

Photodetector with enhanced light absorption  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A photodetector including a light transmissive electrically conducting layer having a textured surface with a semiconductor body thereon. This layer traps incident light thereby enhancing the absorption of light by the semiconductor body. A photodetector comprising a textured light transmissive electrically conducting layer of SnO.sub.2 and a body of hydrogenated amorphous silicon has a conversion efficiency about fifty percent greater than that of comparative cells. The invention also includes a method of fabricating the photodetector of the invention.

Kane, James (Lawrenceville, NJ)

1985-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

339

Enhancing CIMOSA with Exception Handling  

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CIMOSA (Open System Architecture for CIM) [2], an architecture for the modelling of manufacturing applications, does not provide a facility for exception definition and handling. Exceptions, traditionally associated to programming language and operating systems, are necessary in all types of languages, including specification languages. Our contribution consists of the enhancement of the CIMOSA model with a complete facility and methodology for the specification of the system behaviour in case of exception.

Messina Pleinevaux Swiss; S. Messina; P. Pleinevaux

1996-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

340

Enhanced heat transfer using nanofluids  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

This invention is directed to a method of and apparatus for enhancing heat transfer in fluids such as deionized water. ethylene glycol, or oil by dispersing nanocrystalline particles of substances such as copper, copper oxide, aluminum oxide, or the like in the fluids. Nanocrystalline particles are produced and dispersed in the fluid by heating the substance to be dispersed in a vacuum while passing a thin film of the fluid near the heated substance. The fluid is cooled to control its vapor pressure.

Choi, Stephen U. S. (Lisle, IL); Eastman, Jeffrey A. (Naperville, IL)

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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341

Chemical enhancement of surface deposition  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A method and apparatus are disclosed for increasing the deposition of ions onto a surface, such as the adsorption of uranium ions on the detecting surface of a radionuclide detector. The method includes the step of exposing the surface to a complexing agent, such as a phosphate ion solution, which has an affinity for the dissolved species to be deposited on the surface. This provides, for example, enhanced sensitivity of the radionuclide detector. 16 figs.

Patch, K.D.; Morgan, D.T.

1997-07-29T23:59:59.000Z

342

Chemical enhancement of surface deposition  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A method and apparatus for increasing the deposition of ions onto a surface, such as the adsorption of uranium ions on the detecting surface of a radionuclide detector. The method includes the step of exposing the surface to a complexing agent, such as a phosphate ion solution, which has an affinity for the dissolved species to be deposited on the surface. This provides, for example, enhanced sensitivity of the radionuclide detector.

Patch, Keith D. (Lexington, MA); Morgan, Dean T. (Sudbury, MA)

1997-07-29T23:59:59.000Z

343

Enhanced Geothermal Systems (EGS) | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Enhanced Geothermal Systems (EGS) Enhanced Geothermal Systems (EGS) Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Print PDF Enhanced Geothermal Systems (EGS) Geothermal Technologies There are many types of Geothermal Technologies that take advantage of the earth's heat: Hydrothermal Systems Enhanced Geothermal Systems (EGS) Sedimentary Geothermal Systems Co-Produced Geothermal Systems Geothermal Direct Use Ground Source Heat Pumps EGS Links Related documents and websites DOE EGS Technical Roadmap DOE EGS Systems Demonstration Projects How EGS Works (Animation) EGS Development (Animation) EGS Schematic.jpg ] Dictionary.png Enhanced Geothermal Systems: Enhanced Geothermal Systems (EGS) are human engineered hydrothermal reservoirs developed for commercial use as an alternative to naturally

344

Evaluation of Cultural Competence and Health Disparities Knowledge and Skill Sets of Public Health Department Staff  

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Life expectancy and overall health have improved in recent years for most Americans, thanks in part to an increased focus on preventive medicine and dynamic new advances in medical technology. However, not all Americans are benefiting equally. This suggests a level of urgency for need to assist our public health professionals in obtaining specific skills sets that will assist them in working better with ethnic and racial minority populations. The overall goal of the research was to assess cultural competence knowledge and programmatic skill sets of individuals employed by an urban department of health located in the southwest region of the US. The Theory of Planned Behavior (TPB) guided the research design to effectively evaluate the correlation between behavior and beliefs, attitudes and intention, of an individual, as well as their level of perceived control. Within the program design, 90 participants were identified using convenience sampling. In order to effectively evaluate these constructs, a quantitative research approach was employed to assess attitudes, beliefs, knowledge and competencies of the subject matter. Participants completed the Cultural Competence Assessment (CCA), which is designed to explore individual knowledge, feelings and actions of respondents when interacting with others in health service environments (Schim, 2009). The instrument is based on the cultural competence model, and measures cultural awareness and sensitivity; cultural competence behaviors and cultural diversity experience on a 49 item scale. It seeks to assess actual behaviors through a self report, rather than self-efficacy of performing behaviors. In addition, information was obtained to assess participant perception of organizational promotion of culturally competent care and; availability of opportunities to participate in professional development training. The analysis suggested healthcare professionals who are more knowledgeable and possess attitudes which reflect increased cultural sensitivity, are more likely to engage in culturally competent behaviors. In addition, positive attitudes and increased knowledge were associated with diversity training participation. Respondents reported high levels of interaction with patients from ethnic and racial minorities. Observing the clinical and non-clinical respondents, approximately 47% and 57% respectively, stated their cultural diversity training was an employer sponsored program.

Hall, Marla

2012-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

345

Magnetocaloric Effect and Enhanced Refrigeration effectiveness in ...  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Presentation Title, Magnetocaloric Effect and Enhanced Refrigeration effectiveness in ... Industrial Needs and Applications for Soft Magnetic Materials Industrial...

346

Enhanced Renewable Methane Production System Benefits ...  

The treatment enhances the heating value of biogas, delivering a gas that is close to pipeline quality. In addition, ...

347

ENHANCEMENT OF ORGANIC PHOTOVOLTAIC CELL OPEN CIRCUIT ...  

enhancement of organic photovoltaic cell open circuit voltage using electron/hole blocking exciton blocking layers united states patent application

348

Heat Transfer Enhancement: Second Generation Technology  

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This paper reviews current activity in the field of enhanced heat transfer, with the aim of illustrating the technology and typical applications. Guidelines for application of enhanced surfaces are given, and practical concerns and economics are discussed. Special attention is directed toward use of enhanced surfaces in industrial process heat exchangers and heat recovery equipment.

Bergles, A. E.; Webb, R. L.

1984-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

349

Enhanced radiation resistant fiber optics  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A process for producing an optical fiber having enhanced radiation resitance is provided, the process including maintaining an optical fiber within a hydrogen-containing atmosphere for sufficient time to yield a hydrogen-permeated optical fiber having an elevated internal hydrogen concentration, and irradiating the hydrogen-permeated optical fiber at a time while the optical fiber has an elevated internal hydrogen concentration with a source of ionizing radiation. The radiation source is typically a cobalt-60 source and the fiber is pre-irradiated with a dose level up to about 1000 kilorads of radiation.

Lyons, P.B.; Looney, L.D.

1992-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

350

Skills as tribute: Phoenician sailors and shipwrights in the service of Neo-Assyria  

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Presently, there are no known Phoenician texts that refer to ships or seafaring. As a result, nautical scholars interested in Phoenician maritime matters have been limited to the study of iconography and texts of other contemporary groups, such as the Assyrians, that depict or mention the renowned seafarers and their vessels. Conversely, Assyriologists have remained unaware of the importance to nautical history the Neo-Assyrian palatial sculptures that portray Phoenician vessels and texts that record Phoenician maritime matters. The extension of Assyrian hegemony, and its expansion into the Neo-Assyrian empire in the first several centuries of the first millennium B.C., led to contact with and eventual subjugation of the Phoenician peoples who occupied a portion of the Syro-Palestinian coast. The social and economic relationship that ensued between these two groups has been previously analyzed by scholars. However, through this analysis of the available Neo-Assyrian textual and iconographical sources, the unique role the Phoenicians' skills as shipwrights and seafarers played in this socio-economic association with Assyria can be better reconstructed.

Trakadas, Athena Lynn

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

351

Air Force Enhanced Use Lease  

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

1 1 Air Force Enhanced Use Lease Mr. Brian Brown 16 Oct. 12 I n t e g r i t y - S e r v i c e - E x c e l l e n c e 2 Agenda  Brian Brown  Enhanced Use Lease (EUL) Overview  Energy EULs  EUL Goals  David Swanson  Energy EUL Market Drivers  Current EUL Projects  Partnering with the Air Force  Contact Information I n t e g r i t y - S e r v i c e - E x c e l l e n c e 3 Overview  Authority 10 USC 2667  An EUL is a lease  By the government  Of "non-excess" property  Under the control of the government  To a public or private sector lessee  In exchange for fair market value rental payments in cash and/or in kind consideration I n t e g r i t y - S e r v i c e - E x c e l l e n c e

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DOE-STD-1107-97; DOE Standard Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities For Key Radiation Protection Positions at DOE Facilities  

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

STANDARD STANDARD KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES FOR KEY RADIATION PROTECTION POSITIONS AT DOE FACILITIES U.S. Department of Energy FSC 6910 Washington, D.C. 20585 DISTRIBUTION STATEMENT A. Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited. DOE-STD-1107-97 January 1997 Reaffirmed June 2005 This document has been reproduced directly from the best available copy. Available to DOE and DOE contractors from the Office of Scientific and Technical Information, P.O. Box 62, Oak Ridge, TN 37831; (423) 576-8401. Available to the public from the U.S. Department of Commerce, Technology Administration, National Technical Information Service, Springfield, VA 22161; (703) 487-4650. Order No. DE97003656 Reaffirmation with Errata DOE-HDBK-1107-97 Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities for Key Radiation Protection Positions at DOE

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Approaches to Curriculum and Teaching Materials to Bring Out Better Skilled Software Engineers-An Indian Perspective  

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Development of Curriculum and delivery materials has undergone changes over a period of time, in undergraduate engineering degree system in Indian universities. However, there exists a gap between industry expectations in IT field and skills and knowledge that the graduating engineers possess and this continues to grow. A similar situation has been seen in the developed countries like USA, UK and Australia. Several researchers and practitioners have discussed and tried to come up with innovative approaches to teaching software engineering and IT as a whole. In India, it is of vital importance that steps be taken to address this issue seriously. This paper discusses some of the measures that have been implemented so that this gap is reduced and software engineers with better skills are produced. Changes to curriculum, industry-academia collaboration through conferences, sabbaticals etc., industry internships and live projects for final year students are some of the measures that have been discussed in this pap...

Padmini, H A; Nair, T R Gopalakrishnan

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

354

Beyond research skills training: an opportunity to support the wider 'ecosystem' of the part-time research student  

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314 Beyond research skills training: an opportunity to support the wider 'ecosystem' of the part-time research student Dr Carol Edwards Study Adviser Student Development Zone David Wilson Library University of Leicester University Road... to be less satisfied than full-time students with their ease of access to the intellectual climate of their department and research institution. Integration into ones departmental academic community is ideally not an optional extra, but an important...

Edwards, Carol

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

355

Contribution of the Home Environment to Preschool Children's Emergent Literacy Skills  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Recent and ongoing research has demonstrated the alarming likelihood of children from low-income homes and from ethnic minorities to read at much lower reading levels than their peers. Additionally, reading ability is related to the earliest of emergent literacy skills, which can be measured in young children before they enter formal schooling. The home environment, including the available resources, support for literacy and school, and the parent-child relationship, plays an important role in promoting the development of emergent literacy skills. More research is needed, however, to inform programs and researchers about the specific relationship between the home environment and emergent literacy development. The current study was conducted using a sample of 122 preschool children enrolled in ERF enriched preschool classrooms in one school located in a Southwestern state. The study investigated the power of three variables of the home literacy environment (HLE) (i.e., Family Reading and Writing, External Resources, and Daily Activities) to predict three emergent literacy outcomes (i.e., receptive oral language, alphabet knowledge, and name writing) using canonical correlation analysis (CCA). The study also used commonality regression analysis to examine the shared and unique variance in these emergent literacy outcomes accounted for by the variables of the HLE and the parent-child relationship. The results of the CCA did not find the variables of the HLE to have a statistically significant relationship with the emergent literacy outcomes. Missing data techniques were used to account for incomplete data, and he results were closer to obtaining statistical significance when the more advanced method of multiple imputation was used to account for missing data, with the p-value decreasing from .751 with listwise deletion to between .094 and .504 with multiple imputation. The second analysis of the study, the commonality regression analysis, did find home variables to account for unique and shared variance in the emergent literacy outcomes, particularly in preschool name writing. Specifically, the External Resources scale of the Familia Inventory (Taylor, 2000) uniquely accounted for the smallest amount of variance (i.e., .1 percent) in name writing, while the scores of the PCRI uniquely accounted for the largest amount of variance (i.e., 3.4 percent). When combined together, however, the predictor variables accounted for larger amounts of variance in name writing ability. The Familia Inventory scale of External Resources accounted for the smallest amount of variance when combined with the other predictor variables (i.e., 21.5 percent) while the scores on the PCRI accounted for the largest combined amount of variance, accounting for 31.4 percent of the variance in name writing ability. These results complement and extend on existing research. The findings, limitations, and implications of the results of this study are discussed.

Haynes, Rebekah

2010-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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20130927 Riverton Enhanced.cdr  

Office of Legacy Management (LM)

1: Location of the Riverton Processing Site 1: Location of the Riverton Processing Site Enhanced Characterization of the Surficial Aquifer, Riverton, Wyoming, Processing Site F A C T S H E E T ENERGY Legacy Management U.S. DEPARTMENT OF Site Description and History The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Legacy Management (LM) manages the Riverton, Wyoming, Processing Site in Fremont County, 2 miles southwest of the town of Riverton and within the boundaries of the Wind River Indian Reservation (Northern Arapaho and Eastern Shoshone) on land now owned by Chemtrade Refinery Services (figure 1). The site is the location of a former uranium- and vanadium-ore-processing mill that operated from 1958 to 1963. Milling operations created radioactive mill tailings. The tailings were removed from the site in 1988 and relocated to the Gas Hills East

357

Enhancing the US Power Infrastructure  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The primary motivation for this set of research activities was to develop a foundation in several aspects of power in order to position Cleveland State University to lead a multiuniversity effort to secure funding for enhanced power system projects and to be able to eventually secure a NASA Space Power Systems Center status through the competitive bidding process. This was accomplished by focusing on these major project areas, (1) the design of the next generation nuclear-electric power generation system, (2) the design of a distributed, fault-tolerant, and modular power system, and (3) the development of the dynamics and control of active magnetic bearings for flywheel energy storage without using conventional sensors.

Charles Alexander

2010-05-31T23:59:59.000Z

358

Infill drilling enhances waterflood recovery  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Two sets of west Texas carbonate reservoir and waterflood data were studied to evaluate the impact of infill drilling on waterflood recovery. Results show that infill drilling enhanced the current and projected waterflood recovery from most of the reservoirs. The estimated ultimate and incremental infill-drilling waterflood recovery was correlated with well spacing and other reservoir and process parameters. Results of the correlation indicate that reducing well spacing from 40 to 20 acres (16 to 8 ha) per well would increase the oil recovery by 8 to 9% of the original oil in place (OOIP). Because of the limited data base and regressional nature of the correlation models, the infill-drilling recovery estimate must be used with caution.

Wu, C.H.; Jardon, M. (Texas A and M Univ., College Station, TX (USA)); Laughlin, B.A. (Union Pacific Research Co. (US))

1989-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Atomic force microscope: Enhanced sensitivity  

SciTech Connect

Atomic force microscopes (AFMs) are a recent development representing the state of the art in measuring ultrafine surface features. Applications are found in such fields of research as biology, microfabrication, material studies, and surface chemistry. Fiber-optic interferometer techniques developed at LLNL offer the potential of improving the vertical resolution of these instruments by up to 2 orders of magnitude. We are attempting to replace the current AFM measurement scheme, which consists of an optical beam deflection approach, with our fiber-optic interferometer scheme, a much more sensitive displacement measurement technique. In performing this research, we hope to accomplish two important goals; (1) to enhance the sensitivity of the AFM, and (2) to achieve important improvements in our fiber-optic interferometer technology.

Davis, D.T.

1995-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

360

Particle collection enhancement by acoustics  

SciTech Connect

The overall objective of this project is to demonstrate pulse combustion induced acoustic enhancement of coal ash agglomeration and sulfur capture efficiency at conditions typical of proposed direct coal-fired turbines. The MTCI proprietary approach results in agglomerates that allow the use of conventional cyclones to achieve very high particulate collection efficiency and eliminates the need for barrier filters which pose concerns regarding durability and economics. The goal of the program is to support the mission of the Department of Energy (DOE) for developing coal-fired combustion gas turbines. The MTCI concept can be packaged either as a hot flue gas clean-up subsystem for the existing combustor island configurations or as an alterative primary pulse combustor island with integrated sulfur capture, particulate agglomeration and capture, alkali gettering and NO{sub x} emissions control.

Mansour, M.N.; Chandran, R.R.; Duqum, J.N. [Manufacturing and Technology Conversion International, Inc., Columbia, MD (United States); Scaroni, A.W.; Koopman, G.H. [Pennsylvania State Univ., University Park, PA (United States); Loth, J.L. [West Virginia Univ., Morgantown, WV (United States)

1993-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Shale Oil Value Enhancement Research  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Raw kerogen oil is rich in heteroatom-containing compounds. Heteroatoms, N, S & O, are undesirable as components of a refinery feedstock, but are the basis for product value in agrochemicals, pharmaceuticals, surfactants, solvents, polymers, and a host of industrial materials. An economically viable, technologically feasible process scheme was developed in this research that promises to enhance the economics of oil shale development, both in the US and elsewhere in the world, in particular Estonia. Products will compete in existing markets for products now manufactured by costly synthesis routes. A premium petroleum refinery feedstock is also produced. The technology is now ready for pilot plant engineering studies and is likely to play an important role in developing a US oil shale industry.

James W. Bunger

2006-11-30T23:59:59.000Z

362

Quantum-enhanced absorption refrigerators  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Thermodynamics is a branch of science blessed by an unparalleled combination of generality of scope and formal simplicity. Based on few natural assumptions together with the four laws, it sets the boundaries between possible and impossible in macroscopic aggregates of matter. This triggered groundbreaking achievements in physics, chemistry and engineering over the last two centuries. Close analogues of those fundamental laws are now being established at the level of individual quantum systems, thus placing limits on the operation of quantum-mechanical devices. Here we study quantum absorption refrigerators, which are driven by heat rather than external work. We establish thermodynamic performance bounds for these machines and investigate their quantum origin. We also show how those bounds may be pushed beyond what is classically achievable, by suitably tailoring the environmental fluctuations via quantum reservoir engineering techniques. Such superefficient quantum-enhanced cooling realises a promising step towards the technological exploitation of autonomous quantum refrigerators.

Luis A. Correa; Jos P. Palao; Daniel Alonso; Gerardo Adesso

2013-08-19T23:59:59.000Z

363

Quantifying the Predictive Skill in Long-Range Forecasting. Part II: Model Error in Coarse-Grained Markov Models with Application to Ocean-Circulation Regimes  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

An information-theoretic framework is developed to assess the predictive skill and model error in imperfect climate models for long-range forecasting. Here, of key importance is a climate equilibrium consistency test for detecting false predictive ...

Dimitrios Giannakis; Andrew J. Majda

2012-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

364

The Impact of Large-Scale Forcing on Skill of Simulated Convective Initiation and Upscale Evolution with Convection-Allowing Grid Spacings in the WRF  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A set of mesoscale convective systems (MCSs) was simulated using the Weather Research and Forecasting model with 3-km grid spacing to investigate the skill at predicting convective initiation and upscale evolution into an MCS. Precipitation was ...

Jeffrey D. Duda; William A. Gallus Jr.

2013-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

365

The Contributions of Precipitation and Soil Moisture Observations to the Skill of Soil Moisture Estimates in a Land Data Assimilation System  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The contributions of precipitation and soil moisture observations to soil moisture skill in a land data assimilation system are assessed. Relative to baseline estimates from the Modern Era Retrospective-analysis for Research and Applications (...

Qing Liu; Rolf H. Reichle; Rajat Bindlish; Michael H. Cosh; Wade T. Crow; Richard de Jeu; Gabrielle J. M. De Lannoy; George J. Huffman; Thomas J. Jackson

2011-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

366

Skill Assessment of Resolving Ocean Surface Current Structure Using Compact-Antenna-Style HF Radar and the MUSIC Direction-Finding Algorithm  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A skill analysis of the Multiple Signal Characterization (MUSIC) algorithm used in compact-antenna-style HF radar ocean current radial velocity/bearing determination is performed using simulation. The simulation is based upon three collocated ...

Tony de Paolo; Eric Terrill

2007-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

367

Biological enhancement of hydrocarbon extraction - Energy ...  

A method of microbial enhanced oil recovery for recovering oil from an oil-bearing rock formation is provided. The methodology uses a consortium of bacteria including ...

368

Credit Enhancement Program (Oklahoma) | Department of Energy  

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

Credit Enhancement Program (Oklahoma) Credit Enhancement Program (Oklahoma) Credit Enhancement Program (Oklahoma) < Back Eligibility Agricultural Commercial Construction Fuel Distributor Industrial Installer/Contractor Investor-Owned Utility Local Government Municipal/Public Utility Nonprofit Retail Supplier Rural Electric Cooperative Systems Integrator Transportation Savings Category Alternative Fuel Vehicles Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Buying & Making Electricity Water Home Weatherization Solar Wind Program Info State Oklahoma Program Type Loan Program Provider Development Finance Auhtority The Credit Enhancement Program is a means by which the Oklahoma Finance Authority provides guarantees for small companies, manufacturing facilities and communities in need of funds for expansion projects and infrastructure

369

Surface Modification for Enhanced Corrosion Resistance Using ...  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Presentation Title, Surface Modification for Enhanced Corrosion Resistance Using .... Microscopic Study on the Interface Reaction between Ti and Al-Zn Alloy ...

370

Plasma Enhanced Hydrogen Generation from Hydrocarbons: Environmental...  

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

of onboard generated hydrogen. An attractive new engine concept, the plasmatron enhanced lean boost gasoline engine, is being investigated. This concept could require only a...

371

Enhancing Open Circuit Voltage by Combining Thermoelectric ...  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Enhancing Open Circuit Voltage by Combining Thermoelectric Materials and Dye -Sensitized Solar Cell in Series Estimation of Compressive Strength of High...

372

Visualization of Microearthquake Data from Enhanced Geothermal...  

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

Visualization Microearthquake Visualization of Microearthquake Data from Enhanced Geothermal Systems microearthquake.png We are working with geophysicists in the Earth Sciences...

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Recovery Act Funding Opportunity Announcement: Enhanced Geothermal...  

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

You are here Home Recovery Act Funding Opportunity Announcement: Enhanced Geothermal Systems Component Research and DevelopmentAnalysis Recovery Act Funding Opportunity...

374

Calpine Enhanced Geothermal Systems Project Final Environmental...  

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

Calpine Enhanced Geothermal Systems Project Final Environmental Assessment June 2010 Prepared for: U.S. Department of Energy 1617 Cole Boulevard Golden, CO 80401 Prepared by: RMT...

375

Decision Analysis for Enhanced Geothermal Systems Geothermal...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Recovery Act: Enhanced Geothermal Systems Component Research and DevelopmentAnalysis Project Type Topic 2 Geothermal Analysis Project Description The result of the proposed...

376

Using Metallurgical Analysis to Develop Durability Enhancement ...  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Presentation Title, Using Metallurgical Analysis to Develop Durability Enhancement Opportunities for Gas Turbine Engines. Author(s), Doug Nagy. On- Site...

377

Increasing Power Plant Efficiency: Lignite Fuel Enhancement ...  

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

Increasing Power Plant Efficiency: Lignite Fuel Enhancement (Completed March 31, 2010) Project Description The objectives of this project are to demonstrate a unique system for...

378

Enhanced Diffusional Processes in Wire Bonding  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Presentation Title, Enhanced Diffusional Processes in Wire Bonding ... there is a tremendous need for implementation of thinner wires in wire boning processes.

379

Enhanced Oil Recovery | Department of Energy  

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(or enhanced) recovery. During primary recovery, the natural pressure of the reservoir or gravity drive oil into the wellbore, combined with artificial lift techniques (such as...

380

Enhancing Railroad Hazardous Materials Transportation Safety...  

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

Safety Rail Routing Enhancing Railroad Hazardous Materials Transportation Safety Rail Routing Presentation made by Kevin Blackwell for the NTSF annual meeting held from May 14-16,...

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381

How to Enhance Creativity and Produce Breakthroughs,  

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'Incentives for Innovation' - A talk at Brookhaven Lab on How to Enhance Creativity and Produce Breakthroughs, July 18 July 2, 2013 Gustavo Manso UPTON, NY - Gustavo Manso,...

382

Fatigue Property Enhancement and Life Prediction  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Mar 6, 2013 ... Fatigue in Materials: Microstructure-Driven Modeling and In-Situ Fatigue Characterization: Fatigue Property Enhancement and Life Prediction

383

Magma energy and geothermal permeability enhancement programs  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Accomplishments during FY85 and project plans for FY86 are described for the Magma Energy Extraction and Permeability Enhancement programs. (ACR)

Dunn, J.C.

1985-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

384

Enhanced Power Grid Efficiency through Improved Phasor ...  

Enhanced Power Grid Efficiency through Improved Phasor Measurement Cleaning ... existing power grids, but they are expected to play an even larger ...

385

Carbon-enhanced VRLA batteries.  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The addition of certain forms of carbon to the negative plate in valve regulated lead acid (VRLA) batteries has been demonstrated to increase the cycle life of such batteries by an order of magnitude or more under high-rate, partial-state-of-charge operation. Such performance will provide a significant impact, and in some cases it will be an enabling feature for applications including hybrid electric vehicles, utility ancillary regulation services, wind farm energy smoothing, and solar photovoltaic energy smoothing. There is a critical need to understnd how the carbon interacts with the negative plate and achieves the aforementioned benefits at a fundamental level. Such an understanding will not only enable the performance of such batteries to be optimzied, but also to explore the feasibility of applying this technology to other battery chemistries. In partnership with the East Penn Manufacturing, Sandia will investigate the electrochemical function of the carbon and possibly identify improvements to its anti-sulfation properties. Shiomi, et al. (1997) discovered that the addition of carbon to the negative active material (NAM) substantially reduced PbSO{sub 4} accumulation in high rate, partial state of charge (HRPSoC) cycling applications. This improved performance with a minimal cost. Cycling applications that were uneconomical for traditional VRLA batteries are viable for the carbon enhanced VRLA. The overall goal of this work is to quantitatively define the role that carbon plays in the electrochemistry of a VRLA battery.

Enos, David George; Hund, Thomas D.; Shane, Rod (East Penn Manufacturing, Lyon Station, PA)

2010-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

386

Enhanced oil recovery water requirements  

SciTech Connect

Water requirements for enhanced oil recovery (EOR) are evaluated using publicly available information, data from actual field applications, and information provided by knowledgeable EOR technologists in 14 major oil companies. Water quantity and quality requirements are estimated for individual EOR processes (steam drive; in situ combustion; and CO/sub 2/, micellar-polymer, polymer, and caustic flooding) in those states and specific geographic locations where these processes will play major roles in future petroleum production by the year 2000. The estimated quantity requirements represent the total water needed from all sources. A reduction in these quantities can be achieved by reinjecting all of the produced water potentially available for recycle in the oil recovery method. For injection water quality requirements, it is noted that not all of the water used for EOR needs to be fresh. The use of treated produced water can reduce significantly the quantities of fresh water that would be sought from other sources. Although no major EOR project to date has been abandoned because of water supply problems, competing regional uses for water, drought situations, and scarcity of high quality surface water and ground water could be impediments to certain projects in the near future.

Royce, B.; Kaplan, E.; Garrell, M.; Geffen, T.M.

1983-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

387

Enhanced I&C Meeting Proceedings  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

EPRI's Enhanced I&C for Improved Plant Operation Target presented a one-day workshop on improving plant operational flexibility through enhanced instrumentation and control (I&C) systems. The workshop was conducted during August 2001 in Charlotte, North Carolina; this CD presents the proceedings of that workshop.

2001-12-18T23:59:59.000Z

388

Dynamic shading enhancement for reflectance transformation imaging  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We propose a set of dynamic shading enhancement techniques for improving the perception of details, features, and overall shape characteristics from images created with Reflectance Transformation Imaging (RTI) techniques. Selection of these perceptual ... Keywords: Visualization, cultural heritage shading enhancement, illumination, image processing

Gianpaolo Palma; Massimiliano Corsini; Paolo Cignoni; Roberto Scopigno; Mark Mudge

2010-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

389

Reliability enhancement using optimal distribution feeder reconfiguration  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Failure statistics show that distribution networks engage the most contribution to the customer unavailability services. Optimal reconfiguration of distribution systems has many advantages like total power losses reduction, voltage profile enhancement, ... Keywords: AENS, DFR, Distribution feeder reconfiguration (DFR), ISFLA, Improved shuffled frog leaping algorithm (ISFLA), MDFR, Multiobjective optimization, Reliability enhancement, SAIDI, SAIFI

Abdollah Kavousi-Fard; Mohammad-Reza Akbari-Zadeh

2013-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Enhanced Enterprise Zones (Missouri) | Department of Energy  

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

Enhanced Enterprise Zones (Missouri) Enhanced Enterprise Zones (Missouri) Enhanced Enterprise Zones (Missouri) < Back Eligibility Commercial Industrial Savings Category Alternative Fuel Vehicles Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Buying & Making Electricity Water Home Weatherization Solar Wind Program Info State Missouri Program Type Enterprise Zone Corporate Tax Incentive Provider Missouri Department of Economic Development Enhanced Enterprise Zones aim at attracting new businesses or promoting an expansion of existing business in Missouri Enhanced Enterprise Zone. Tax credits will be an amount authorized by DED, based on the state economic benefit, supported by the number of new jobs, wages and new capital investment that the project will create. To qualify, individual business eligibility will be determined by the zone, based on creation of

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ELECTROSTATICALLY ENHANCED BARRIER FILTER COLLECTION  

SciTech Connect

This work was performed through the University of North Dakota (UND) Chemical Engineering Department with assistance from UND's Energy & Environmental Research Center. This research was undertaken in response to the U.S. Department of Energy Federal Technology Center Program Solicitation No. DE-PS26-99FT40479, Support of Advanced Coal Research at U.S. Universities and Colleges. Specifically, this research was in support of the UCR Core Program and addressees Topic 1, Improved Hot-Gas Contaminant and Particulate Removal Techniques, introducing an advanced design for particulate removal. Integrated gasification combined cycle (IGCC) offers the potential for very high efficiency and clean electric generation. In IGCC, the product gas from the gasifier needs to be cleaned of particulate matter to avoid erosion and high-temperature corrosion difficulties arising with the turbine blades. Current methods involve cooling the gases to {approx}100 C to condense alkalis and remove sulfur and particulates using conventional scrubber technology. This ''cool'' gas is then directed to a turbine for electric generation. While IGCC has the potential to reach efficiencies of over 50%, the current need to cool the product gas for cleaning prior to firing it in a turbine is keeping IGCC from reaching its full potential. The objective of the current project was to develop a highly reliable particulate collector system that can meet the most stringent turbine requirements and emission standards, can operate at temperatures above 1500 F, is applicable for use with all U.S. coals, is compatible with various sorbent injection schemes for sulfur and alkali control, can be integrated into a variety of configurations for both pressurized gasification and combustion, increases allowable face velocity to reduce filter system capital cost, and is cost-competitive with existing technologies. The collector being developed is a new concept in particulate control called electrostatically enhanced barrier filter collection (EBFC). This concept combines electrostatic precipitation (ESP) with candle filters in a single unit. Similar technology has been recently proven on a commercial scale for atmospheric applications, but needed to be tested at high temperatures and pressures. The synergy obtained by combining the two control technologies into a single system should actually reduce filter system capital and operating costs and make the system more reliable. More specifically, the ESP is expected to significantly reduce candle filter load and also to limit ash reintrainment, allowing for full recovery of baseline pressure drop during backpulsing of the filters.

John Erjavec; Michael D. Mann; Ryan Z. Knutson; Michael L. Swanson; Michael E. Collings

2003-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Treatment Acceptability of Social Skills Programs for Children with Autism: The Influence of Ethnicity, Age, and Problem Severity  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This study compared the treatment acceptability of four social skills interventions that are commonly used with children with autism, as rated by parents of children with autism spectrum disorders, general education teachers, and special education teachers. Using the survey method and the Treatment Evaluation Inventory-Short Form, ratings of the acceptability of social stories, cognitive-behavorial programs, peer-mediated interactions, and technological devices were explored. The influence of ethnicity of respondent, age of child, and problem severity on acceptability ratings was also investigated. Major findings were as follows: (a) all four of the social skills programs were viewed as acceptable interventions; (b) treatment acceptability ratings were not influenced by group membership, ethnicity (Caucasian/Non-Caucasian), child age, and problem severity; (c) peer-mediated interactions and cognitive-behavioral programs received the highest rankings, followed by social stories and technological devices; (d) significant associations were found between group membership and the overall rankings of cognitive-behavioral programs and technological devices. Study limitations and implications for intervention are also discussed.

Fragioudakis, Maria

2009-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

393

Definition: Enhanced Fault Protection | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Enhanced Fault Protection Enhanced Fault Protection Enhanced fault protection requires higher precision and greater discrimination of fault location and type with coordinated measurement among multiple devices. For distribution applications, these systems will detect and isolate faults without full-power re-closing, reducing the frequency of through-fault currents. Using high resolution sensors and fault signatures, these systems can better detect high impedance faults. For transmission applications, these systems will employ high speed communications between multiple elements (e.g., stations) to protect entire regions, rather than just single elements. They will also use the latest digital techniques to advance beyond conventional impedance relaying of transmission lines.[1] Related Terms

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Enhanced Geothermal Systems (EGS) | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

source source History View New Pages Recent Changes All Special Pages Semantic Search/Querying Get Involved Help Apps Datasets Community Login | Sign Up Search Page Edit History Facebook icon Twitter icon » Enhanced Geothermal Systems (EGS) (Redirected from EGS) Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Print PDF Enhanced Geothermal Systems (EGS) Geothermal Technologies There are many types of Geothermal Technologies that take advantage of the earth's heat: Hydrothermal Systems Enhanced Geothermal Systems (EGS) Sedimentary Geothermal Systems Co-Produced Geothermal Systems Geothermal Direct Use Ground Source Heat Pumps EGS Links Related documents and websites DOE EGS Technical Roadmap DOE EGS Systems Demonstration Projects How EGS Works (Animation) EGS Development (Animation)

395

Plasmonic metamaterial enhanced axionic magnetoelectric effect  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Axionic electrodynamics predicts many peculiar magnetoelectric-based properties. Hitherto, simple structures such as one-dimensional multilayers were employed to explore these axionic magnetoelectric responses, and Fabry-P\\'{e}rot interference mechanism was frequently applied to augment these effects. In this Letter, we propose a new mechanism, metamaterial-enhanced axionic magnetoelectric response, by taking advantage of intense enhancement of localized electromagnetic fields associated with plasmonic resonances. Through numerical simulations, we show that plasmonic metamaterial can enhance axionic magnetoelectric effect by two orders of magnitude.

Zeng, Yong

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

396

Lab Breakthrough: Desiccant Enhanced Evaporative Air Conditioning |  

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

Desiccant Enhanced Evaporative Air Conditioning Desiccant Enhanced Evaporative Air Conditioning Lab Breakthrough: Desiccant Enhanced Evaporative Air Conditioning May 29, 2012 - 5:22pm Addthis This breakthrough combines desiccant materials, which remove moisture from the air using heat, and advanced evaporative technologies to develop a cooling unit that uses 90 percent less electricity and up to 80 percent less total energy than traditional air conditioning. This solution, called the desiccant enhanced evaporative air conditioner (DEVAP), also controls humidity more effectively to improve the comfort of people in buildings. View the entire Lab Breakthrough playlist. What are the key facts? Recent materials advances and liquid desiccant advances to design the compact and cost-effective DEVAP system. DEVAP uses 90 percent less electricity and up to 80 percent less

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Lab Breakthrough: Desiccant Enhanced Evaporative Air Conditioning |  

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

Lab Breakthrough: Desiccant Enhanced Evaporative Air Conditioning Lab Breakthrough: Desiccant Enhanced Evaporative Air Conditioning Lab Breakthrough: Desiccant Enhanced Evaporative Air Conditioning May 29, 2012 - 5:22pm Addthis This breakthrough combines desiccant materials, which remove moisture from the air using heat, and advanced evaporative technologies to develop a cooling unit that uses 90 percent less electricity and up to 80 percent less total energy than traditional air conditioning. This solution, called the desiccant enhanced evaporative air conditioner (DEVAP), also controls humidity more effectively to improve the comfort of people in buildings. View the entire Lab Breakthrough playlist. What are the key facts? Recent materials advances and liquid desiccant advances to design the compact and cost-effective DEVAP system.

398

DOE Data Explorer enhancement adds more content  

Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI)

enhancement adds more content Since June of 2008, the DOE Data Explorer has been helping users find and link to DOE's vast collection of data and non-text information. The records...

399

The enhanced holographic superconductor: is it possible?  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

It is known that time-dependent perturbations can enhance superconductivity and increase the critical temperature. If this phenomenon happens to high-T_c superconductors, one could obtain room-temperature superconductors, but this is still an open issue experimentally. Meanwhile, we would like to understand this phenomenon from gravity dual and see if the enhancement is possible for holographic superconductors. Previous work (arXiv:1104.4098 [hep-th]) has studied this issue by adding a "time-dependent chemical potential," but their analysis is questionable as a true dynamic equilibrium. In particular, the AdS boundary does not supply energy to the bulk spacetime in their setup. A more appropriate way to discuss the enhancement is to add a time-dependent vector potential, i.e., a time-dependent electric field. However, the enhancement does not occur for holographic superconductors.

Makoto Natsuume; Takashi Okamura

2013-07-25T23:59:59.000Z

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A nanotechnology enhancement to moore's law  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Intel Moore observed an exponential doubling in the number of transistors in every 18 months through the size reduction of transistor components since 1965. In viewing of mobile computing with insatiate appetite, we explored the necessary enhancement ...

Jerry Wu, Yin-Lin Shen, Kitt Reinhardt, Harold Szu, Boqun Dong

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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401

Enhancing business process management with simulation optimization  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A growing number of business process management software vendors are offering simulation capabilities to extend their modeling functions and enhance their analytical proficiencies. Simulation is promoted to enable examination and testing of decisions ...

Jay April; Marco Better; Fred Glover; James Kelly; Manuel Laguna

2006-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

402

Enhanced Oil Recovery | Department of Energy  

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

Enhanced Oil Recovery Enhanced Oil Recovery Enhanced Oil Recovery Cross-section illustrating how carbon dioxide and water can be used to flush residual oil from a subsurface rock formation between wells. Cross-section illustrating how carbon dioxide and water can be used to flush residual oil from a subsurface rock formation between wells. Crude oil development and production in U.S. oil reservoirs can include up to three distinct phases: primary, secondary, and tertiary (or enhanced) recovery. During primary recovery, the natural pressure of the reservoir or gravity drive oil into the wellbore, combined with artificial lift techniques (such as pumps) which bring the oil to the surface. But only about 10 percent of a reservoir's original oil in place is typically produced during primary recovery. Secondary recovery techniques extend a

403

Coordinated Enhanced Observing Period (CEOP) International Workshop  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The Coordinated Enhanced Observing Period (CEOP) International Workshop, sponsored by NOAA Office of Global Programs and NASA Land Surface Hydrology Program, was held on 27 February 1 March 2001 at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, ...

Michael G. Bosilovich; Rick Lawford

2002-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

404

Enhancing OLAP analysis with web cubes  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Traditional OLAP tools have proven to be successful in analyzing large sets of enterprise data. For today's business dynamics, sometimes these highly curated data is not enough. External data (particularly web data), may be useful to enhance local analysis. ...

Lorena Etcheverry; Alejandro A. Vaisman

2012-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

405

Nutritionally Enhanced Edible Oil and Oilseed Processing  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Readers will find this book helpful in learning about the fundamental concepts and practical information on oil and oilseed processing and their relevance to human nutrition and health. Nutritionally Enhanced Edible Oil and Oilseed Processing Processing

406

Flash Photography Enhancement via Intrinsic Relighting  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We enhance photographs shot in dark environments by combining a picture taken with the available light and one taken with the flash. We preserve the ambiance of the original lighting and insert the sharpness from the flash ...

Eisemann, Elmar

407

Geothermal Technologies Program: Enhanced Geothermal Systems  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This general publication describes enhanced geothermal systems (EGS) and the principles of operation. It also describes the DOE program R&D efforts in this area, and summarizes several projects using EGS technology.

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2004-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

408

Enhanced Mechanical Response of Hierarchical Mg Nano ...  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Presentation Title, Enhanced Mechanical Response of Hierarchical Mg ... to the activity of non-basal slip systems and dynamic recovery at high temperature. ... of Nanostructured AZ91D Magnesium Alloy Under Oil-Lubricated Conditions.

409

Enhancing the Electrooptic Effect Using Modulation Instability  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

As electronic operating frequencies increase toward the terahertz regime, new electrooptic modulators capable of low-voltage high-frequency operation must be developed to provide the necessary optical interconnects. This letter presents a new concept that exploits modulation instability to enhance the intrinsically weak electrooptic effect, \\chi^(2). Simulations demonstrate more than 50 times enhancement of electrooptic effect at millimeter wave frequencies leading to a substantial reduction in the required modulation voltage.

DeVore, Peter T S; Jalali, Bahram

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

410

of oil yields from enhanced oil recovery  

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oil yields from enhanced oil recovery (EOR) and CO oil yields from enhanced oil recovery (EOR) and CO 2 storage capacity in depleted oil reservoirs. The primary goal of the project is to demonstrate that remaining oil can be economically produced using CO 2 -EOR technology in untested areas of the United States. The Citronelle Field appears to be an ideal site for concurrent CO 2 storage and EOR because the field is composed of sandstone reservoirs

411

Biochemically enhanced oil recovery and oil treatment  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

This invention relates to the preparation of new, modified organisms, through challenge growth processes, that are viable in the extreme temperature, pressure and pH conditions and salt concentrations of an oil reservoir and that are suitable for use in microbial enhanced oil recovery. The modified microorganisms of the present invention are used to enhance oil recovery and remove sulfur compounds and metals from the crude oil.

Premuzic, Eugene T. (East Moriches, NY); Lin, Mow (Rocky Point, NY)

1994-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

412

Biochemically enhanced oil recovery and oil treatment  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

This invention relates to the preparation of new, modified organisms, through challenge growth processes, that are viable in the extreme temperature, pressure and pH conditions and salt concentrations of an oil reservoir and that are suitable for use in microbial enhanced oil recovery. The modified microorganisms of the present invention are used to enhance oil recovery and remove sulfur compounds and metals from the crude oil. 62 figures.

Premuzic, E.T.; Lin, M.

1994-03-29T23:59:59.000Z

413

Meta-analysis of Video Based Modeling Interventions for Individuals with Disabilities: Procedure, Participant, and Skill Specificity  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The purpose of the present research was to address gaps in the video based modeling (VBM) literature through the use of meta-analytic techniques to provide clarity and specificity regarding the practical utility of VBM for participants with disabilities. Two meta-analyses of published single-case VBM research were conducted. Improvement rate difference, an effect size measure, was utilized to analyze the fifty-six single-case studies. The purpose of study one was to determine if differential effects occurred based on the type of model utilized and variations in procedural implementation. In addition, the quality of research was evaluated. The purpose of study two was to determine if participant characteristics, intervention components by participant characteristics, and targeted outcome moderated the effectiveness of video modeling with other as model (VMO). Results of Study One indicated moderate to strong effects for both VMO and video self-modeling, however, when further disaggregated based on type of model utilized, VMO with adult as model demonstrated statistically significant superiority in terms of outcome effects. Results also indicated VBM with reinforcement demonstrated greater effects than when delivered alone or as part of a package. Additionally, the evaluation of quality of research indicated a tendency of the previously published VBM research not to evaluate treatment integrity. Study Two found that age and diagnosis moderate the effectiveness of VMO, although strong effects were found across levels for both moderators. VMO was found to be more effective for elementary age participants and participants with autism spectrum disorders. Additionally, VMO with reinforcement demonstrated statistically significant stronger effects for participants with ASD than when it is delivered alone or as part of a package. However, VMO delivered as part of a package was more potent for participants with developmental disabilities. Considering targeted outcomes, the results indicated strong effects across skill areas, however, VMO was found to be most impactful when utilized to improve play skills versus other measured skills. Implications related to the practical application of VBM for individuals with disabilities particularly in regards to treatment decision making were discussed. Additionally, implications for future research were addressed.

Mason, Rose

2012-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

414

DOE-HDBK-1202-97; Guide to Good Practices for Teamwork Training and Diagnostic Skills Development  

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

2-97 2-97 June 1997 Supersedes DOE-STD-1007-92 DOE HANDBOOK GUIDE TO GOOD PRACTICES FOR TEAMWORK TRAINING AND DIAGNOSTIC SKILLS DEVELOPMENT U.S. Department of Energy FSC 6910 Washington, D.C. 20585 DISTRIBUTION STATEMENT A. Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited. This document has been reproduced directly from the best available copy. Available to DOE and DOE contractors from the Office of Scientific and Technical Information, P.O. Box 62, Oak Ridge, TN 37831; (423) 576-8401. Available to the public from the U.S. Department of Commerce, Technology Administration, National Technical Information Service, Springfield, VA 22161; (703) 487-4650 DOE-HDBK-1202-97 iii FOREWORD 1. This Department of Energy (DOE) Handbook is approved for use by all DOE Components and their contractors. The Handbook incorporates editorial changes to DOE-

415

Enhancements to System for Tracking Radioactive Waste Shipments...  

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

Enhancements to System for Tracking Radioactive Waste Shipments Benefit Multiple Users Enhancements to System for Tracking Radioactive Waste Shipments Benefit Multiple Users...

416

ChIP-seq Identification of Weakly Conserved Heart Enhancers  

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D. Making or breaking the heart: from lineage determinationGenome-wide discovery of human heart enhancers. Genome Res.al: Evolutionarily Hidden Heart Enhancers - 14 Visel, A. ,

Blow, Matthew J.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

417

Enhanced Geothermal in Nevada: Extracting Heat From the Earth...  

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

Sites Power Marketing Administration Other Agencies You are here Home Enhanced Geothermal in Nevada: Extracting Heat From the Earth to Generate Sustainable Power Enhanced...

418

Enhanced Geothermal in Nevada: Extracting Heat From the Earth...  

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Enhanced Geothermal in Nevada: Extracting Heat From the Earth to Generate Sustainable Power Enhanced Geothermal in Nevada: Extracting Heat From the Earth to Generate Sustainable...

419

Successful Sequestration and Enhanced Oil Recovery Project Could...  

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

Successful Sequestration and Enhanced Oil Recovery Project Could Mean More Oil and Less CO2 Emissions Successful Sequestration and Enhanced Oil Recovery Project Could Mean More Oil...

420

Alabama Injection Project Aimed at Enhanced Oil Recovery, Testing...  

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Alabama Injection Project Aimed at Enhanced Oil Recovery, Testing Important Geologic CO2 Storage Alabama Injection Project Aimed at Enhanced Oil Recovery, Testing Important...

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Indonesia-Enhancing Capacity for Low Emission Development Strategies...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Indonesia-Enhancing Capacity for Low Emission Development Strategies (EC-LEDS) Jump to: navigation, search Name Indonesia-Enhancing Capacity for Low Emission Development Strategies...

422

Hanford Railcars Make Final Stop at B Reactor: Move Enhances...  

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

Make Final Stop at B Reactor: Move Enhances Visitor Experience at Historic Reactor Hanford Railcars Make Final Stop at B Reactor: Move Enhances Visitor Experience at Historic...

423

India-Vulnerability Assessment and Enhancing Adaptive Capacities...  

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Vulnerability Assessment and Enhancing Adaptive Capacities to Climate Change Jump to: navigation, search Name India-Vulnerability Assessment and Enhancing Adaptive Capacities to...

424

Increase in IO Bandwidth to Enhance Future Understanding of Climate...  

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Increase in IO Bandwidth to Enhance Future Understanding of Climate Change Increase in IO Bandwidth to Enhance Future Understanding of Climate Change August 6, 2009...

425

National SCADA Test Bed Enhancing control systems security in...  

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SCADA Test Bed Enhancing control systems security in the energy sector National SCADA Test Bed Enhancing control systems security in the energy sector Improving the security of...

426

All-Star Skills Competition Rules -2013 Participant first shoots a layup. After dribbling between three obstacles, the player must throw a pass into a first net (or  

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All-Star Skills Competition Rules - 2013 Participant first shoots a layup. After dribbling between between a second set of three obstacles and complete the challenge with a layup or shot. Touching course with a basketball in their hand. When the ref signals, the player will start with a layup

Tipple, Brett

427

Assessment of need for developing and implementing technical and skilled-worker training for the solar-energy industry. Final report  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

A forecast for solar-trained manpower needs was produced based on projected demand for solar systems and manpower requirement for solar systems. A skills analysis was made to determine the types of training required to produce manpower capable of performing the tasks identified in the task analysis. (MHR)

Orsak, C.G. Jr.

1978-01-13T23:59:59.000Z

428

A Comparison of Skill between Two Versions of the NCEP Climate Forecast System (CFS) and CPCs Operational Short-Lead Seasonal Outlooks  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Analyses of the relative prediction skills of NOAAs Climate Forecast System versions 1 and 2 (CFSv1 and CFSv2, respectively), and the NOAA/Climate Prediction Centers (CPC) operational seasonal outlook, are conducted over the 15-yr common period ...

Peitao Peng; Anthony G. Barnston; Arun Kumar

2013-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

429

Residential Enhanced Rewards Program | Department of Energy  

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Residential Enhanced Rewards Program Residential Enhanced Rewards Program Residential Enhanced Rewards Program < Back Eligibility Low-Income Residential Multi-Family Residential Residential Savings Category Heating & Cooling Commercial Heating & Cooling Heating Cooling Program Info Funding Source Focus on Energy Expiration Date 05/31/2013 State Wisconsin Program Type State Rebate Program Rebate Amount Natural Gas Furnace: $475 Furnace with ECM (natural gas, propane, or oil-fired): $850 Hot-Water Boiler ( Natural Gas Furnace with AC: $1,500 Provider Focus on Energy Focus on Energy offers incentives for income-qualifying customers for the purchase of high efficiency heating equipment. Owner-occupied single-family and multifamily residences of 3 units or less are eligible for the incentives. Applicants must be able to document a gross household income of

430

Does coherence enhance transport in photosynthesis?  

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Recent observations of coherence in photosynthetic complexes have led to the question of whether quantum effects can occur in vivo, not under femtosecond laser pulses but in incoherent sunlight and at steady state, and, if so, whether the coherence explains the high exciton transfer efficiency. We distinguish several types of coherence and show that although some photosynthetic pathways are partially coherent processes, photosynthesis in nature proceeds through stationary states. This distinction allows us to rule out several mechanisms of transport enhancement in sunlight. In particular, although they are crucial for understanding exciton transport, neither wavelike motion nor microscopic coherence, on their own, enhance the efficiency. By contrast, two partially coherent mechanisms---ENAQT and supertransfer---can enhance transport even in sunlight and thus constitute motifs for the optimisation of artificial sunlight harvesting. Finally, we clarify the importance of ultrafast spectroscopy in understanding i...

Kassal, Ivan; Rahimi-Keshari, Saleh

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

431

Does coherence enhance transport in photosynthesis?  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Recent observations of coherence in photosynthetic complexes have led to the question of whether quantum effects can occur in vivo, not under femtosecond laser pulses but in incoherent sunlight and at steady state, and, if so, whether the coherence explains the high exciton transfer efficiency. We distinguish several types of coherence and show that although some photosynthetic pathways are partially coherent processes, photosynthesis in nature proceeds through stationary states. This distinction allows us to rule out several mechanisms of transport enhancement in sunlight. In particular, although they are crucial for understanding exciton transport, neither wavelike motion nor microscopic coherence, on their own, enhance the efficiency. By contrast, two partially coherent mechanisms---ENAQT and supertransfer---can enhance transport even in sunlight and thus constitute motifs for the optimisation of artificial sunlight harvesting. Finally, we clarify the importance of ultrafast spectroscopy in understanding incoherent processes.

Ivan Kassal; Joel Yuen-Zhou; Saleh Rahimi-Keshari

2012-10-18T23:59:59.000Z

432

Enhanced Geothermal Systems (EGS) R&D Program, Status Report: Foreign Research on Enhanced Geothermal Systems  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This report reviews enhanced geothermal systems (EGS) research outside the United States. The term ''enhanced geothermal systems'' refers to the use of advanced technology to extract heat energy from underground in areas with higher than average heat flow but where the natural permeability or fluid content is limited. EGS covers the spectrum of geothermal resources from low permeability hydrothermal to hot dry rock.

McLarty, Lynn; Entingh, Daniel

2000-09-29T23:59:59.000Z

433

Fossil Energy Research Benefits Enhanced Oil Recovery  

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

Energy Research Benefits Energy Research Benefits Enhanced Oil Recovery EOR helps increase domestic oil supplies while also providing a way to safely and permanently store CO 2 underground. Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR) is a way to squeeze out additional, hard- to-recover barrels of oil remaining in older fields following conventional production operations. It can also be used to permanently store carbon dioxide (CO 2 ) underground. Thanks in part to innovations supported by the Office of Fossil Energy's National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) over the past 30 years, the United States is a world leader in the number of EOR projects (200) and volume of oil production (over

434

Evaporative cooling enhanced cold storage system  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

The invention provides an evaporatively enhanced cold storage system wherein a warm air stream is cooled and the cooled air stream is thereafter passed into contact with a cold storage unit. Moisture is added to the cooled air stream prior to or during contact of the cooled air stream with the cold storage unit to effect enhanced cooling of the cold storage unit due to evaporation of all or a portion of the added moisture. Preferably at least a portion of the added moisture comprises water condensed during the cooling of the warm air stream. 3 figures.

Carr, P.

1991-10-15T23:59:59.000Z

435

Klebsiella pneumoniae inoculants for enhancing plant growth  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A biological inoculant for enhancing the growth of plants is disclosed. The inoculant includes the bacterial strains Herbaspirillum seropedicae 2A, Pantoea agglomerans P101, Pantoea agglomerans P102, Klebsiella pneumoniae 342, Klebsiella pneumoniae zmvsy, Herbaspirillum seropedicae Z152, Gluconacetobacter diazotrophicus PA15, with or without a carrier. The inoculant also includes strains of the bacterium Pantoea agglomerans and K. pneumoniae which are able to enhance the growth of cereal grasses. Also disclosed are the novel bacterial strains Herbaspirillum seropedicae 2A, Pantoea agglomerans P101 and P102, and Klebsiella pneumoniae 342 and zmvsy.

Triplett, Eric W. (Middleton, WI); Kaeppler, Shawn M. (Oregon, WI); Chelius, Marisa K. (Greeley, CO)

2008-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

436

Enhancement of wall jet transport properties  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

By enhancing the natural instabilities in the boundary layer and in the free shear layer of a wall jet, the boundary is minimized thereby increasing the transport of heat and mass. Enhancing the natural instabilities is accomplished by pulsing the flow of air that creates the wall jet. Such pulsing of the flow of air can be accomplished by sequentially occluding and opening a duct that confines and directs the flow of air, such as by rotating a disk on an axis transverse to the flow of air in the duct.

Claunch, Scott D. (Broomfield, CO); Farrington, Robert B. (Golden, CO)

1997-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

437

Policy implications of technologies for cognitive enhancement  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The Advanced Concepts Group at Sandia National Laboratory and the Consortium for Science, Policy and Outcomes at Arizona State University convened a workshop in May 2006 to explore the potential policy implications of technologies that might enhance human cognitive abilities. The group's deliberations sought to identify core values and concerns raised by the prospect of cognitive enhancement. The workshop focused on the policy implications of various prospective cognitive enhancements and on the technologies/nanotechnology, biotechnology, information technology, and cognitive science--that enable them. The prospect of rapidly emerging technological capabilities to enhance human cognition makes urgent a daunting array of questions, tensions, ambitions, and concerns. The workshop elicited dilemmas and concerns in ten overlapping areas: science and democracy; equity and justice; freedom and control; intergenerational issues; ethics and competition; individual and community rights; speed and deliberations; ethical uncertainty; humanness; and sociocultural risk. We identified four different perspectives to encompass the diverse issues related to emergence of cognitive enhancement technologies: (1) Laissez-faire--emphasizes freedom of individuals to seek and employ enhancement technologies based on their own judgment; (2) Managed technological optimism--believes that while these technologies promise great benefits, such benefits cannot emerge without an active government role; (3) Managed technological skepticism--views that the quality of life arises more out of society's institutions than its technologies; and (4) Human Essentialism--starts with the notion of a human essence (whether God-given or evolutionary in origin) that should not be modified. While the perspectives differ significantly about both human nature and the role of government, each encompasses a belief in the value of transparency and reliable information that can allow public discussion and decisions about cognitive enhancement. The practical question is how to foster productive discussions in a society whose attention is notably fragmented and priorities notably diverse. The question of what to talk about remains central, as each of the four perspectives is concerned about different things. Perhaps the key issue for initial clarification as a condition for productive democratic discussion has to do with the intended goals of cognitive enhancement, and the mechanisms for allowing productive deliberation about these goals.

Sarewitz, Daniel R. (Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ); Karas, Thomas H.

2007-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

438

Recent Enhancements to the MARS15 Code  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The MARS code is under continuous development and has recently undergone substantial improvements that further increase its reliability and predictive power in numerous shielding, accelerator, detector and space applications. The major developments and new features of the MARS15 (2004) version described in this paper concern an extended list of elementary particles and arbitrary heavy ions and their interaction cross-sections, inclusive and exclusive nuclear event generators, module for modelling particle electromagnetic interactions, enhanced geometry and histograming options, improved MAD-MARS Beam Line Builder, enhanced Graphical-User Interface, and an MPI-based parallelization of the code.

N. V. Mokhov; K. K. Gudima; C. C. James; M. A. Kostin; S. G. Mashnik; E. Ng; J. -F. Ostiguy; I. L. Rakhno; A. J. Sierk; S. I. Striganov

2004-04-29T23:59:59.000Z

439

Enhanced integrated nonthermal treatment system study  

SciTech Connect

The purpose of the Enhanced Nonthermal Treatment Systems (ENTS) study is to evaluate alternative configurations of one of the five systems evaluated in the Integrated Nonthermal Treatment Systems (INTS) study. Five alternative configurations are evaluated. Each is designed to enhance the final waste form performance by replacing grout with improved stabilization technologies, or to improve system performance by improving the destruction efficiency for organic contaminants. AU enhanced systems are alternative configurations of System NT-5, which has the following characteristics: Nonthermal System NT-5: (1) catalytic wet oxidation (CWO) to treat organic material including organic liquids, sludges, and soft (or combustible) debris, (2) thermal desorption of inorganic sludge and process residue, (3) washing of soil and inorganic debris with treatment by CWO of removed organic material, (4) metal decontamination by abrasive blasting, (5) stabilization of treated sludge, soil, debris, and untreated debris with entrained contamination in grout, and (6) stabilization of inorganic sludge, salts and secondary waste in polymer. System NT-5 was chosen because it was designed to treat combustible debris thereby minimizing the final waste form volume, and because it uses grout for primary stabilization. The enhanced nonthermal systems were studied to determine the cost and performance impact of replacing grout (a commonly used stabilization agent in the DOE complex) with improved waste stabilization methods such as vitrification and polymer.

Biagi, C.; Schwinkendorf, B.; Teheranian, B.

1997-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

440

Coal liquefaction process with enhanced process solvent  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

In an improved coal liquefaction process, including a critical solvent deashing stage, high value product recovery is improved and enhanced process-derived solvent is provided by recycling second separator underflow in the critical solvent deashing stage to the coal slurry mix, for inclusion in the process solvent pool.

Givens, Edwin N. (Bethlehem, PA); Kang, Dohee (Macungie, PA)

1984-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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441

Enhanced Practical Photosynthetic CO2 Mitigation  

SciTech Connect

This report highlights significant achievements in the Enhanced Practical Photosynthetic CO{sub 2} Mitigation Project for the period ending 06/30/2004. The major accomplishment was the modification of the header and harvesting work, with a system designed to distribute algae at startup, sustain operations and harvest in one unit.

Gregory Kremer; David J. Bayless; Morgan Vis; Michael Prudich; Keith Cooksey; Jeff Muhs

2004-07-15T23:59:59.000Z

442

Defined Contribution Retirement Plan Fund Option Enhancements  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

TIAA-CREF Fidelity Investments Peter Crehan Consultant ­ Field Consulting Group TIAA-CREF #12;Agenda I will provide an overview of how enhanced fund options will benefit plan participants VI. Fidelity and TIAA Managing Consultant | Institutional Relationships TIAA-CREF I Financial Division of Human Resources

Salama, Khaled

443

Enhancing Engineering Education through Undergraduate Research Projects  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering in the University of the Philippines, Diliman requires its undergraduate students to take a course where they will do an undergraduate research project. This paper presents the history of the course, the way the course is handled, and how the course can enhance engineering education.

Joel Reyes Noche

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

444

Extensions of quartz-enhanced photoacoustic spectroscopy  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The goal of this thesis was to perform quartz-enhanced photoacoustic spectroscopy (QEPAS) on trace concentrations of NH3 in the 1.53 pm region with a DFB laser without the use of a resonating cavity. I analyzed the process ...

Masurkar, Amrita V

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

445

Enhancing recommender systems under volatile userinterest drifts  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper presents a systematic study of how to enhance recommender systems under volatile user interest drifts. A key development challenge along this line is how to track user interests dynamically. To this end, we first define four types of interest ... Keywords: interest drift, interest pattern, recommender system

Huanhuan Cao; Enhong Chen; Jie Yang; Hui Xiong

2009-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

446

ENHANCEMENTS TO NATURAL ATTENUATION: SELECTED CASE STUDIES  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In 2003 the US Department of Energy (DOE) embarked on a project to explore an innovative approach to remediation of subsurface contaminant plumes that focused on introducing mechanisms for augmenting natural attenuation to achieve site closure. Termed enhanced attenuation (EA), this approach has drawn its inspiration from the concept of monitored natural attenuation (MNA).

Vangelas, K; W. H. Albright, W; E. S. Becvar, E; C. H. Benson, C; T. O. Early, T; E. Hood, E; P. M. Jardine, P; M. Lorah, M; E. Majche, E; D. Major, D; W. J. Waugh, W; G. Wein, G; O. R. West, O

2007-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

447

Legislating for smoke-free workplaces  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

the WHO European Region: Azerbaijan (1992), Belgium (1994),Andorra Armenia Austria Azerbaijan Belarus Belgium BosniaAndorra Armenia Austria Azerbaijan Belarus Belgium Bosnia

World Health Organization

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

448

Legislating for smoke-free workplaces  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Belarus (2000), Bosnia and Herzegovina (1993), Croatia (Belgium (1994), Bosnia and Herzegovina (1993), Croatia (are Belgium (1996), Bosnia and Herzegovina (1993), Croatia (

World Health Organization

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

449

Experimental study of nuclear workplace aerosol samplers.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??Monitoring radionuclide effluents has historically been recognized as an important operational activity and a mandatory requirement. US DOE facilities generally require that a continuous air (more)

Parulian, Antony

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

450

Vehicle Technologies Office: Workplace Charging Challenge Partner...  

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conditions, hazards customary in the power industry, competition in wholesale power markets, the volatility of energy and fuel prices, failure of customers to perform under...

451

Vehicle Technologies Office: EV Everywhere Workplace Charging...  

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

worksites, and a best practice goal of assessing and meeting all PEV-driving employee demand. Take action by implementing a plan to install charging stations for their...

452

Vehicle Technologies Office: Workplace Charging Challenge Partner...  

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charging in the next five years. As a partner to the pledge, Berkeley Lab will assess demand and develop and implement a longer term EV-readiness plan. Contacts | Web Site...

453

Methods of Training in the Workplace  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

computer or software training programs; and/or 4) learned tocomputer or software training programs Self-trained usingcomputer or software training programs Both instructor-led

Danziger, Jim; Dunkle, Debbie

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

454

NETL: An Employee-Friendly Workplace  

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Care Physical FitnessHealth Services Employee Assistance Programs (EAPs) Leave Transfer Program Flexible Work Schedules Most employees at NETL are eligible to participate in the...

455

Vehicle Technologies Office: Workplace Charging Resources  

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

current public charging already exists across the country. Tools and Resources The AFDC offers a large collection of helpful tools. These calculators, interactive maps, and...

456

Methods of Training in the Workplace  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

rate for the survey was 42%, with MSAs varying from a low of 32% (Middlesex-Somerset- Hunterdon, NJ),

Danziger, Jim; Dunkle, Debbie

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

457

Methods of Training in the Workplace  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

which point towards training method choices aligned withhow successful these training methods are in creating valuewhether the design of training methods should take into

Danziger, Jim; Dunkle, Debbie

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

458

Berkeley Lab Earth Sciences Division - Resources - Workplace...  

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Ergo Advocates Division Safety Committee Division Support Contacts ESD Organization Chart Environment, Health & Safety ESD EH&S LBNL EH&S Facilities Management Building...

459

Immigration in high-skill labor markets: The impact of foreign students on the earnings of doctorates  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The rapid growth in the number of foreign students enrolled in American universities has transformed the higher education system, particularly at the graduate level. Many of these newly minted doctorates remain in the United States after receiving their doctoral degrees, so that the foreign student influx can have a significant impact in the labor market for high-skill workers. Using data drawn from the Survey of Earned Doctorates and the Survey of Doctoral Recipients, the study shows that a foreign student influx into a particular doctoral field at a particular time had a significant and adverse effect on the earnings of doctorates in that field who graduated at roughly the same time. A 10 percent immigration-induced increase in the supply of doctorates lowers the wage of competing workers by about 3 to 4 percent. About half of this adverse wage effect can be attributed to the increased prevalence of low-pay postdoctoral appointments in fields that have softer labor market conditions because of large-scale immigration. 2

George J. Borjas; George J. Borjas; George J. Borjas

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

460

Ocean forecasting in terrain-following coordinates: Formulation and skill assessment of the Regional Ocean Modeling System  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Systematic improvements in algorithmic design of regional ocean circulation models have led to significant enhancement in simulation ability across a wide range of space/time scales and marine system types. As an example, we briefly review the Regional ... Keywords: Biogeochemical cycles, Incompressible Navier-Stokes equations, Regional ocean prediction, Sea ice modeling, Split-explicit time stepping

D. B. Haidvogel; H. Arango; W. P. Budgell; B. D. Cornuelle; E. Curchitser; E. Di Lorenzo; K. Fennel; W. R. Geyer; A. J. Hermann; L. Lanerolle; J. Levin; J. C. McWilliams; A. J. Miller; A. M. Moore; T. M. Powell; A. F. Shchepetkin; C. R. Sherwood; R. P. Signell; J. C. Warner; J. Wilkin

2008-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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461

ChIP-seq Identification of Weakly Conserved Heart Enhancers  

SciTech Connect

Accurate control of tissue-specific gene expression plays a pivotal role in heart development, but few cardiac transcriptional enhancers have thus far been identified. Extreme non-coding sequence conservation successfully predicts enhancers active in many tissues, but fails to identify substantial numbers of heart enhancers. Here we used ChIP-seq with the enhancer-associated protein p300 from mouse embryonic day 11.5 heart tissue to identify over three thousand candidate heart enhancers genome-wide. Compared to other tissues studied at this time-point, most candidate heart enhancers are less deeply conserved in vertebrate evolution. Nevertheless, the testing of 130 candidate regions in a transgenic mouse assay revealed that most of them reproducibly function as enhancers active in the heart, irrespective of their degree of evolutionary constraint. These results provide evidence for a large population of poorly conserved heart enhancers and suggest that the evolutionary constraint of embryonic enhancers can vary depending on tissue type.

Blow, Matthew J.; McCulley, David J.; Li, Zirong; Zhang, Tao; Akiyama, Jennifer A.; Holt, Amy; Plajzer-Frick, Ingrid; Shoukry, Malak; Wright, Crystal; Chen, Feng; Afzal, Veena; Bristow, James; Ren, Bing; Black, Brian L.; Rubin, Edward M.; Visel, Axel; Pennacchio, Len A.

2010-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

462

Entanglement enhances performance in microscopic quantum fridges  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Understanding the thermodynamics of quantum systems is of fundamental importance, from both theoretical and experimental perspectives. A growing interest has been recently given to small self-contained quantum thermal machines, the functioning of which requires no external source of work or control, but only incoherent interactions with thermal baths. The simplicity of such machines makes them and ideal test-bed for exploring quantum thermodynamics. So far, however, the importance of quantum effects in these machines has remained elusive. Here we show that entanglement, the paradigmatical quantum effect, plays a fundamental role in small self-contained quantum refrigerators, as it can enhance cooling and energy transport -- except notably when the efficiency is close to the Carnot limit. Hence a truly quantum refrigerator can outperform a classical one. Furthermore, the amount of entanglement alone quantifies the enhancement in cooling. More generally, our work shows that entanglement opens new possibilities in thermodynamics.

Nicolas Brunner; Marcus Huber; Noah Linden; Sandu Popescu; Ralph Silva; Paul Skrzypczyk

2013-05-26T23:59:59.000Z

463

Security enhanced with increased vehicle inspections  

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

Security enhanced with increased vehicle inspections Security enhanced with increased vehicle inspections Security measures increase as of March: vehicle inspections won't delay traffic New increased security procedures meet LANL's security objectives while minimizing impacts on local businesses and tourists. March 23, 2012 The most prominent change is the increase of random inspections of all vehicles transiting the Laboratory, to include West and East Jemez Roads and roadways leading to the main Laboratory administrative area, Technical Area 3 Expect random inspections of all vehicles transiting the Laboratory, to include West and East Jemez Roads and roadways leading to the main Laboratory administrative area, Technical Area 3. Contact Kevin Roark Communications Office (505) 665-9202 Email "We're doing our best to meet our security objectives while minimizing

464

Noise-enhanced trapping in chaotic scattering  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We show that noise enhances the trapping of trajectories in scattering systems. In fully chaotic systems, the decay rate can decrease with increasing noise due to a generic mismatch between the noiseless escape rate and the value predicted by the Liouville measure of the exit set. In Hamiltonian systems with mixed phase space we show that noise leads to a slower algebraic decay due to trajectories performing a random walk inside Kolmogorov-Arnold-Moser islands. We argue that these noise-enhanced trapping mechanisms exist in most scattering systems and are likely to be dominant for small noise intensities, which is confirmed through a detailed investigation in the Henon map. Our results can be tested in fluid experiments, affect the fractal Weyl's law of quantum systems, and modify the estimations of chemical reaction rates based on phase-space transition state theory.

Altmann, Eduardo G; 10.1103/PhysRevLett.105.244102

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

465

Enhanced Video Surveillance (EVS) with speckle imaging  

SciTech Connect

Enhanced Video Surveillance (EVS) with Speckle Imaging is a high-resolution imaging system that substantially improves resolution and contrast in images acquired over long distances. This technology will increase image resolution up to an order of magnitude or greater for video surveillance systems. The system's hardware components are all commercially available and consist of a telescope or large-aperture lens assembly, a high-performance digital camera, and a personal computer. The system's software, developed at LLNL, extends standard speckle-image-processing methods (used in the astronomical community) to solve the atmospheric blurring problem associated with imaging over medium to long distances (hundreds of meters to tens of kilometers) through horizontal or slant-path turbulence. This novel imaging technology will not only enhance national security but also will benefit law enforcement, security contractors, and any private or public entity that uses video surveillance to protect their assets.

Carrano, C J

2004-01-13T23:59:59.000Z

466

Gas storage carbon with enhanced thermal conductivity  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A carbon fiber carbon matrix hybrid adsorbent monolith with enhanced thermal conductivity for storing and releasing gas through adsorption and desorption is disclosed. The heat of adsorption of the gas species being adsorbed is sufficiently large to cause hybrid monolith heating during adsorption and hybrid monolith cooling during desorption which significantly reduces the storage capacity of the hybrid monolith, or efficiency and economics of a gas separation process. The extent of this phenomenon depends, to a large extent, on the thermal conductivity of the adsorbent hybrid monolith. This invention is a hybrid version of a carbon fiber monolith, which offers significant enhancements to thermal conductivity and potential for improved gas separation and storage systems.

Burchell, Timothy D. (Oak Ridge, TN); Rogers, Michael Ray (Knoxville, TN); Judkins, Roddie R. (Knoxville, TN)

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

467

Optically generated ultrasound for enhanced drug delivery  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

High frequency acoustic waves, analogous to ultrasound, can enhance the delivery of therapeutic compounds into cells. The compounds delivered may be chemotherapeutic drugs, antibiotics, photodynamic drugs or gene therapies. The therapeutic compounds are administered systemically, or preferably locally to the targeted site. Local delivery can be accomplished through a needle, cannula, or through a variety of vascular catheters, depending on the location of routes of access. To enhance the systemic or local delivery of the therapeutic compounds, high frequency acoustic waves are generated locally near the target site, and preferably near the site of compound administration. The acoustic waves are produced via laser radiation interaction with an absorbing media and can be produced via thermoelastic expansion, thermodynamic vaporization, material ablation, or plasma formation. Acoustic waves have the effect of temporarily permeabilizing the membranes of local cells, increasing the diffusion of the therapeutic compound into the cells, allowing for decreased total body dosages, decreased side effects, and enabling new therapies.

Visuri, Steven R. (Livermore, CA); Campbell, Heather L. (Baltimore, MD); Da Silva, Luiz (Danville, CA)

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

468

Recent and Planned Enhancements for PVWATTS  

SciTech Connect

PVWATTS is an Internet-accessible software program that allows the user to easily calculate the energy production and cost savings for grid-connected photovoltaic (PV) systems located throughout the United States. Recent enhancements have been made to allow the user to define the system location by the use of zip code or latitude and longitude coordinates, and to receive more detailed performance information by providing a.c. energy production for each hour of the year. Future enhancements under consideration are also discussed. They include more flexibility for the user in defining system losses from soiling and in the conversion from d.c. to a.c. power, an option for international locations, and accounting for PV module shading.

Marion, B.; Anderberg, M.; Gray-Hann, P.

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

469

Enhanced heat transfer for thermionic power modules  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The thermionic power module is capable of operating at very high heat fluxes, which in turn serve to reduce capital costs. The most efficient operation also requires uniform heat fluxes. The development of enhanced heat transfer systems is required to meet the demand for high heat fluxes (>20 w/cm/sup 2/) at high temperatures (>1500K) which advanced thermionic power modules place upon combustion systems. Energy transfer from the hot combustion gases may take place by convection, radiation, or a combination of radiation and convection. Enhanced convective heat transfer with a jet impingement system has been demonstrated in a thermionic converter. The recently-developed cellular ceramic radiative heat transfer system has also been applied to a thermionic converter. By comparing the jet impingement and cellular ceramic radiative heat transfer systems, an appropriate system may be selected for utilization in advanced thermionic power modules. Results are reported.

Johnson, D.C.

1981-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

470

SECA: security-enhanced communication architecture  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In this work, we propose and investigate the idea of enhancing a System-on-Chip (SoC) communication architecture (the fabric that integrates system components and carries the communication traffic between them) to facilitate higher security. We observe ... Keywords: AMBA Bus, access control, architecture, attacks, bus, communication, digital rights management (DRM), intrusion detection, security, security-aware design, small embedded systems, system-on-chip (SoC)

Joel Coburn; Srivaths Ravi; Anand Raghunathan; Srimat Chakradhar

2005-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

471

ENHANCED PRACTICAL PHOTOSYNTHETIC CO2 MITIGATION  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This quarterly report documents significant achievements in the Enhanced Practical Photosynthetic CO{sub 2} Mitigation project during the period from 1/2/2003 through 4/01/2003. As indicated in the list of accomplishments below we are progressing with long-term model scale bioreactor tests and are completing final preparations for pilot scale bioreactor testing. Specific results and accomplishments for the first quarter of 2003 are included.

Dr. Gregory Kremer; Dr. David J. Bayless; Dr. Morgan Vis; Dr. Michael Prudich; Dr. Keith Cooksey; Dr. Jeff Muhs

2003-04-15T23:59:59.000Z

472

Enhanced Practical Photosynthetic CO2 Mitigation  

SciTech Connect

This report highlights significant achievements in the Enhanced Practical Photosynthetic CO{sub 2} Mitigation Project during the ending 12/31/2004. Specific results and accomplishments for the program include review of pilot scale testing and design of a new bioreactor. Testing confirmed that algae can be grown in a sustainable fashion in the pilot bioreactor, even with intermittent availability of sunlight. The pilot-scale tests indicated that algal growth rate followed photon delivery during productivity testing.

Gregory Kremer; David J. Bayless; Morgan Vis; Michael Prudich; Keith Cooksey; Jeff Muhs

2005-01-13T23:59:59.000Z

473

Enhancement of the Safety of Food  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This project evaluated the effects of a combination of irradiation, high hydrostatic pressure (HHP), and natural anti-microbials on the sensory and microbiological properties of several meat and poultry products. In laboratory testing and consumer panel evaluation, some of the meat products were found to have a dark color and a distinct odor; but microbiological evaluation indicated that all products were very safe and their storage properties had been greatly enhanced.

2002-09-09T23:59:59.000Z

474

Cutting sound enhancement system for mining machines  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A cutting sound enhancement system (10) for transmitting an audible signal from the cutting head (101) of a piece of mine machinery (100) to an operator at a remote station (200), wherein, the operator using a headphone unit (14) can monitor the difference in sounds being made solely by the cutting head (101) to determine the location of the roof, floor, and walls of a coal seam (50).

Leigh, Michael C. (Coal Center, PA); Kwitowski, August J. (Clairton, PA)

1992-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

475

Acoustic enhancement for photo detecting devices  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

Provided are improvements to photo detecting devices and methods for enhancing the sensitivity of photo detecting devices. A photo detecting device generates an electronic signal in response to a received light pulse. An electro-mechanical acoustic resonator, electrically coupled to the photo detecting device, damps the electronic signal and increases the signal noise ratio (SNR) of the electronic signal. Increased photo detector standoff distances and sensitivities will result.

Thundat, Thomas G; Senesac, Lawrence R; Van Neste, Charles W

2013-02-19T23:59:59.000Z

476

Enhanced surveillance program FY1998 accomplishments  

SciTech Connect

This report highlights the accomplishments of the Enhanced Surveillance Program (ESP), the highest-priority research and development effort in stockpile management today. This is volume one of eleven, the unclassified summary of selected program highlights. These highlights fall into the following focus areas: pits, high explosives, organics, dynamics, diagnostics, systems, secondaries, materials-aging models, non-nuclear components, and routine surveillance testing system upgrades. Principal investigators from around the DOE complex contributed to this report.

Kass, J

1998-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

477

Enhanced solubility of petroleum hydrocarbons using biosurfactants  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This research investigation included two similarly-designed experiments. In the first, a biological surfactant produced by Rhodococcus strain H13-A and a commonly-used synthetic surfactant, Tween-80 (polyoxyethylene sorbitan monooleate), were compared for their effectiveness in enhancing the transport of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons from a complex organic phase into aqueous solution. In the batch-reactor experiment, each reactor contained a surfactant solution and West Texas Crude oil, while the control reactors contained distilled-deionized water and the crude oil. Using a temporal-monitoring scheme, the reactors were sacrificially sampled to determine the water-accommodated fraction (WAF). The phenanthrenes, fluorenes, pyrenes, and chrysenes showed significant increases in their aqueous-plus-micellar-phase concentrations in the presence of surfactants; the increase was greater for the biosurfactant compared to the synthetic surfactant. The enhancement in "solubility" was also more significant for the highly-substituted aromatics, when compared to their parent compounds. In the second study, the effects of four biosurfactants on the solubility of petroleum saturated hydrocarbons were compared. Rhodococcus species H13-A (glycolipid-producing), Pseudomonas aeruginosa ATCC 9027 (rhamnolipid-producing), Candida bombicola ATCC 22214 (sophorolipid-producing), and Bacillus subtilis ATCC 21332 (surfactin-producing) were compared to a control of distilled-deionized water. The experimental design was similar that of the first study. The Pseudomonas aeruginosa treatment significantly enhanced the solubility of the lower-weight, higher-weight and branched saturated hydrocarbons. The Rhodococcus treatment significantly enhanced the solubility of the low-molecular-weight compounds, but only moderately increased the solubilities of the other saturates. Neither the Candida nor the Bacillus solutions produced any negligible increase in solubility under these laboratory conditions.

Page, Cheryl Ann

1997-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

478

Seismic stimulation for enhanced oil recovery  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The pore-scale effects of seismic stimulation on two-phase flow are modeled numerically in random 2D grain0pack geometries. Seismic stimulation aims to enhance oil production by sending seismic waves across a reservoir to liberate immobile patches of oil. For seismic amplitudes above a well-defined (analytically expressed) dimensionless criterion, the force perturbation associated with the waves indeed can liberate oil trapped on capillary barriers and get it flowing again under the background pressure gradient. Subsequent coalescence of the freed oil droplets acts to enhance oil movement further because longer bubbles overcome capillary barriers more efficiently than shorter bubbles do. Poroelasticity theory defines the effective force that a seismic wave adds to the background fluid-pressure gradient. The lattice-Boltzmann model in two dimensions is used to perform pore-scale numerical simulations. Dimensionless numbers (groups of material and force parameters) involved in seismic stimulation are defined carefully so that numerical simulations can be applied to field-scale conditions. Using the analytical criteria defined in the paper, there is a significant range of reservoir conditions over which seismic stimulation can be expected to enhance oil production.

Pride, S.R.; Flekkoy, E.G.; Aursjo, O.

2008-07-22T23:59:59.000Z

479

Global Nuclear Energy Partnership Fact Sheet - Develop Enhanced Nuclear  

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

Global Nuclear Energy Partnership Fact Sheet - Develop Enhanced Global Nuclear Energy Partnership Fact Sheet - Develop Enhanced Nuclear Safeguards Global Nuclear Energy Partnership Fact Sheet - Develop Enhanced Nuclear Safeguards GNEP will help prevent misuse of civilian nuclear facilities for nonpeaceful purposes by developing enhanced safeguards programs and technologies. International nuclear safeguards are integral to implementing the GNEP vision of a peaceful expansion of nuclear energy and demonstration of more proliferation-resistant fuel cycle technologies. Global Nuclear Energy Partnership Fact Sheet - Develop Enhanced Nuclear Safeguards More Documents & Publications GNEP Element:Develop Enhanced Nuclear Safeguards Global Nuclear Energy Partnership Fact Sheet Global Nuclear Energy Partnership Fact Sheet - Demonstrate Small-Scale

480

Writing for computer science: a taxonomy of writing tasks and general advice  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Computer science graduates lack written communication skills crucial to success in the workplace. Professional and academic organizations including ACM, IEEE, ABET, CSAB, and NACE have stressed the importance of teaching computer science undergraduates ...

Robert F. Dugan, Jr; Virginia G. Polanski

2006-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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481

Enhancing Efficient Functioning of the Nordic Electricity Market  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Enhancing Efficient Functioning of the Nordic Electricity Market Summary and Conclusions 24............................................................................................... 7 2.2.3 Roles in enhancing effective functioning of the electricity market PHYSICAL BALANCES .............................................. 19 6. JOINT NORDIC TRANSMISSION

482

Using expert systems components to enhance reliability analysis tools  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In this paper we discuss the use of expert system components to enhance reliability analysis software tools. The discussion focuses on two expert systems built to enhance STAR and SUPER, reliability analysis tools developed at AT&T Bell Laboratories. ...

William B. Frakes; D. H. Myers

1988-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

483

Dynamical enhancement of spatial entanglement in massive particles  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We discuss dynamical enhancement of entanglement in a driven Bose-Hubbard model and find an enhancement of two orders of magnitude from the ground state value which is robust against fluctuations in experimental parameters.

Lubasch, Michael [Max-Planck-Institut fuer Quantenoptik, Hans-Kopfermann-Strasse 1, D-85748 Garching (Germany); Mintert, Florian [Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies, Albert-Ludwigs-Universitaet Freiburg, Albertstrasse 19, D-79104 Freiburg (Germany); Physikalisches Institut, Albert-Ludwigs-Universitaet Freiburg, Hermann-Herder-Strasse 3, D-79104 Freiburg (Germany); Wimberger, Sandro [Institut fuer Theoretische Physik, Universitaet Heidelberg, Philosophenweg 19, D-69120 Heidelberg (Germany)

2011-12-15T23:59:59.000Z

484

Attachment 6 Volume V Pricing Matrix for Optional Enhancements...  

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

Attachment 6 Volume V Pricing Matrix for Optional Enhancements.xls&0; Attachment 6 Volume V Pricing Matrix for Optional Enhancements.xls&0; Attachment 6 Volume V Pricing Matrix...

485

Electron beam irradiation of gemstone for color enhancement  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Numerous treatment of gemstones has been going on for hundreds of years for enhancing color and clarity of gems devoid of these attributes. Whereas previous practices included fraudulent or otherwise processes to achieve the color enhancement

Sarada Idris; Zulkafli Ghazali; Siti A'iasah Hashim; Shamshad Ahmad; Mohd Suhaimi Jusoh

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

486

Nano-Scale Materials Design of Pyrochlore for Enhanced Radiation ...  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Abstract Scope, Nano-scale design strategy is important for developing advanced materials with enhanced performance for nuclear engineering applications.

487

Enhanced Lattice Defect Formation Associated with Hydrogen and ...  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Presentation Title, Enhanced Lattice Defect Formation Associated with Hydrogen and Hydrogen Embrittlement under Elastic Stress of High-Strength Steel.

488

Enhanced light absorption of solar cells and photodetectors by ...  

Enhanced light absorption of solar cells and photodetectors by diffraction is described. Triangular, rectangular, and blazed subwavelength periodic structures are ...

489

Nanostructured Nitride-based Thin Films with Enhanced ...  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Engineered Nanoparticles as Improved Oil Recovery and Flow Assurance Agents Under Harsh Reservoir Conditions Enhanced Fatigue Property of a...

490

Development of More Effective Biosurfactants for Enhanced Oil Recovery  

SciTech Connect

The overall goal of this research was to develop effective biosurfactant production for enhanced oil recovery in the United States.

McInerney, M.J.; Mouttaki, H.; Folmsbee, M.; Knapp, R.; Nagle, D.

2003-01-24T23:59:59.000Z

491

NIST Aids Enhancement of the Security and Stability of the ...  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

NIST Aids Enhancement of the Security and Stability of the Internet's Domain Name System. For Immediate Release: July 21, 2010. ...

2010-10-05T23:59:59.000Z

492

Static contrast enhancement layer for photolithographic processes  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

In the ever expanding microelectronic industry, there is a constant demand for improved photolithographic techniques useful in the manufacture of integrated circuits and the like. Over the years, however, the linewidths of structures patterned for microelectronic fabrication have continued to decrease. At present, 0.8 {mu}m lines and spaces are now imaged in commercial production and much smaller features are predicted for the near future. These feature sizes represent a significant drop below the previously predicted limit of optical lithography, originally thought to be around 1.25 {mu}m. These advances have been due in large part to the extensive worldwide research effort in improved optical patterning techniques. One of the more significant developments in optical patterning has been the advent of contrast enhancement layer lithography. A static stable contrast enhancement layer is provided for improving the resolution possible in photolithographic processes which comprises a photoacid generator such as an onium salt and acid-base indicator dye such as methyl yellow incorporated into a polymeric binder. The contrast enhancement layer is coated onto a conventional photoresist, and upon exposure to light in the appropriate absorption range, the salt undergoes a transformation to a strong Bronsted acid which will then bleach the indicator dye. The system is particularly designed so that an in situ contact mask is formed in a first deep UV exposure which is used to mask light projected upon the photoresist at a second wavelength. The present invention allows for exposure using deep UV sources without the need for the development of new photoresist chemistry. 1 fig.

Renschler, C.L.

1989-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

493

Enhancement of utilization of encryption engine  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A method of enhancing throughput of a pipelined encryption/decryption engine for an encryption/decryption process has a predetermined number of stages and provides feedback around the stages (and of such an encryption/decryption engine) by receiving a source datablock for a given stage and encryption/decryption context identifier; indexing according to the encryption/decryption context identifier into a bank of initial variables to retrieve an initial variable for the source datablock; and generating an output datablock from the source datablock and its corresponding initial variable.

Robertson, Robert J. (Albuquerque, NM); Witzke, Edward L. (Edgewood, NM)

2008-04-22T23:59:59.000Z

494

Environmental regulations handbook for enhanced oil recovery  

SciTech Connect

This handbook is intended to assist owners and operators of enhanced oil recovery (EOR) operations in acquiring some introductory knowledge of the various state agencies, the US Environmental Protection Agency, and the many environmental laws, rules and regulations which can have jurisdiction over their permitting and compliance activities. It is a compendium of summarizations of environmental rules. It is not intended to give readers specific working details of what is required from them, nor can it be used in that manner. Readers of this handbook are encouraged to contact environmental control offices nearest to locations of interest for current regulations affecting them.

Madden, M.P. (National Inst. for Petroleum and Energy Research, Bartlesville, OK (United States)); Blatchford, R.P.; Spears, R.B. (Spears and Associates, Inc., Tulsa, OK (United States))

1991-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

495

Method of enhancing cyclotron beam intensity  

SciTech Connect

When an easily ionized support gas such as xenon is added to the cold cathode in sources of the Oak Ridge Isochronous Cyclotron, large beam enhancements are produced. For example, .sup.20 Ne.sup.7+ is increased from 0.05 enA to 27 enA, and .sup.16 O.sup.5+ intensities in excess of 35 e.mu.A have been extracted for periods up to 30 minutes. Approximately 0.15 cc/min of the easily ionized support gas is supplied to the ion source through a separate gas feed line and the primary gas flow is reduced by about 30%.

Hudson, Ed D. (Knoxville, TN); Mallory, Merrit L. (East Lansing, MI)

1977-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

496

Enhanced oil recovery projects data base  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A comprehensive enhanced oil recovery (EOR) project data base is maintained and updated at the Bartlesville Project Office of the Department of Energy. This data base provides an information resource that is used to analyze the advancement and application of EOR technology. The data base has extensive information on 1,388 EOR projects in 569 different oil fields from 1949 until the present, and over 90% of that information is contained in tables and graphs of this report. The projects are presented by EOR process, and an index by location is provided.

Pautz, J.F.; Sellers, C.A.; Nautiyal, C.; Allison, E.

1992-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

497

Enhanced Mercury Removal by Wet FGD Systems  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This report provides results from testing conducted in 2005 as part of three EPRI co-funded projects that are aimed at enhancing the capture of mercury in flue gas from coal-fired power boilers when scrubbed by wet flue gas desulfurization (FGD) systems. The first project is co-sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy's National Energy Technology Laboratory (DOE-NETL) under Cooperative Agreement DE-FC26-01NT41185, "Pilot Testing of Mercury Oxidation Catalysts for Upstream of Wet FGD," as well as by two...

2006-03-07T23:59:59.000Z

498

Engine Valve Actuation For Combustion Enhancement  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A combustion chamber valve, such as an intake valve or an exhaust valve, is briefly opened during the compression and/or power strokes of a 4-stroke combustion cycle in an internal combustion engine (in particular, a diesel or CI engine). The brief opening may (1) enhance mixing withing the combustion chamber, allowing more complete oxidation of particulates to decrease engine emissions; and/or may (2) delay ignition until a more desirable time, potentially allowing a means of timing ignition in otherwise difficult-to-control conditions, e.g., in HCCI (Homogeneous Charge Compression Ignition) conditions.

Reitz, Rolf Deneys (Madison, WI); Rutland, Christopher J. (Madison, WI); Jhavar, Rahul (Madison, WI)

2004-05-18T23:59:59.000Z

499

Ceramic membranes with enhanced thermal stability  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A method of creating a ceramic membrane with enhanced thermal stability is disclosed. The method involves combining quantities of a first metal alkoxide with a second metal, the quantities selected to give a preselected metal ratio in the resultant membrane. A limited amount of water and acid is added to the combination and stirred until a colloidal suspension is formed. The colloid is dried to a gel, and the gel is fired at a temperature greater than approximately 400.degree. C. The porosity and surface area of ceramic membranes formed by this method are not adversely affected by this high temperature firing.

Anderson, Marc A. (Madison, WI); Xu, Qunyin (Plainsboro, NJ); Bischoff, Brian L. (Madison, WI)

1993-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

500

Engine valve actuation for combustion enhancement  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A combustion chamber valve, such as an intake valve or an exhaust valve, is briefly opened during the compression and/or power strokes of a 4-strokes combustion cycle in an internal combustion engine (in particular, a diesel or CI engine). The brief opening may (1) enhance mixing withing the combustion chamber, allowing more complete oxidation of particulates to decrease engine emissions; and/or may (2) delay ignition until a more desirable time, potentially allowing a means of timing ignition in otherwise difficult-to-control conditions, e.g., in HCCI (Homogeneous Charge Compression Ignition) conditions.

Reitz, Rolf Deneys (Madison, WI); Rutland, Christopher J. (Madison, WI); Jhavar, Rahul (Madison, WI)

2008-03-04T23:59:59.000Z