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'Sentinels' seeking opportunities for wounded veterans  

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11302012 'Sentinels' seeking opportunities for wounded veterans Linda A Lucchetti, LLNL, (925) 422-5815, lucchetti1@llnl.gov Printer-friendly Roy Warner of the Lab's Veterans...

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Veterans Outreach  

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Veterans Outreach Veterans Outreach Veterans Outreach Explore the multiple dimensions of a career at LANL: work with the best minds on the planet in an inclusive environment that is rich in intellectual vitality and opportunities for growth. Contact Office of Diversity & Strategic Staffing Email We proudly support military reservists and veterans of the U.S. armed forces. 911 Commemoration ceremony at LANL Linda Deck, Director of the Bradbury Museum in Los Alamos, speaks at the September 11 remembrance event. Capt USNR (ret) David Swingle, LANL employee and Chairman of the Veterans Employee Resource Group, and Deputy Laboratory Director Elizabeth Sellers stand by during Deck's speech. Also in the background, the Pentagon Memorial at the Laboratory. The fragment from a portion of the Pentagon damaged by the 9/11 terrorist attack bears

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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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2013 CUNY VETERANS CELEBRATION HONORING OUR VETERANS AND U.S. SERVICE MEMBERS  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

· Borough of Manhattan Community College Presented by the Project for Return and Opportunity in Veterans November · Borough of Manhattan Community College Presented by the Project for Return and Opportunity`Flags for the Fallen'Commemoration 5PM - CSI Great Lawn OPEN TO THE PUBLIC · Borough of Manhattan Community College

Qiu, Weigang

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Veterans | Department of Energy  

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

Veterans Veterans Veterans Watch the video to see how other Veterans have transitioned their careers to the Federal government. Veterans Skills are Highly Valued America's Veteran - Valued - Experienced - Trained links to Feds Hire Vets A variety of employment options are available for veterans and their families. Ranging from posted job announcements and opportunities associated with special hiring authorities, to employment programs and internships. The Department of Energy is strongly committed to hiring our Nation's veterans. We fully understand and appreciate the invaluable dedication, work and life experience that Veterans bring to the job. Our committment to a diverse and highly talented workforce means that we want to provide all Veterans with the best possible opportunity to work for DOE.

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Honoring Our Veterans Through Service | Department of Energy  

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

Honoring Our Veterans Through Service Honoring Our Veterans Through Service Honoring Our Veterans Through Service November 11, 2010 - 12:01am Addthis John Schueler John Schueler Former New Media Specialist, Office of Public Affairs Today, Secretary Chu will commemorate the service and sacrifice of America's veterans in New Orleans as he dedicates his day to volunteering with the St. Bernard Project, an organization devoted to creating affordable, energy efficient housing in communities that were devastated by the effects of Hurricane Katrina. The Secretary will provide technical expertise to the organizers and work side by side with veterans from the Wounded Warrior program, a non-profit group that works closely with the St. Bernard Project and helps find meaningful work for service men and women.

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Veterans Preference in Hiring  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... 4). Additionally, applicants requesting 10-Point Veteran Preference must submit the SF-15 and a copy of VA letter certifying the percentage of the ...

2010-10-05T23:59:59.000Z

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Veterans Recruitment | Department of Energy  

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

Veterans Recruitment Veterans Recruitment A variety of employment options are available for Veterans and their families, ranging from posted job announcements and opportunities through special hiring authorities, to employment programs and internships. The Department of Energy is strongly committed to hiring our nation's Veterans. We fully understand and appreciate the invaluable dedication, work and life experience that Veterans bring to the job. Our committment to a diverse and highly talented workforce means that we want to provide all Veterans with the best possible opportunity to work for DOE. Vets2Feds Hiring Program The U.S. Department of Energy is participating in the Vets2Feds hiring program, which is an inter-agency program designed to recruit and support

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Veterans | National Nuclear Security Administration  

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

Veterans | National Nuclear Security Administration Veterans | National Nuclear Security Administration Our Mission Managing the Stockpile Preventing Proliferation Powering the Nuclear Navy Emergency Response Recapitalizing Our Infrastructure Continuing Management Reform Countering Nuclear Terrorism About Us Our Programs Our History Who We Are Our Leadership Our Locations Budget Our Operations Media Room Congressional Testimony Fact Sheets Newsletters Press Releases Speeches Events Social Media Video Gallery Photo Gallery NNSA Archive Federal Employment Apply for Our Jobs Our Jobs Working at NNSA Blog Veterans Home > Federal Employment > Our Jobs > Hiring Flexibilities > Veterans Veterans NNSA strives to be a model employer for veterans who wish to continue their service to the nation through civilian employment. When applying for NNSA

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Veteran Programs | Department of Energy  

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

Veteran Programs Veteran Programs Veteran Programs Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Program The Department of Energy partners with the Department of Veterans Affairs to provide on-the-job training opportunities that could lead to employment for recovering Veterans through the vocational rehabilitation and employment program. For information on the program and to sign up visit: http://www.vba.va.gov/bln/vre/. Operation Warfighter Program The Operation Warfighter Program managed by the Department of Defense (DoD) offers temporary military detail assignments for recuperating service members to engage in meaningful vocational opportunities. The Department of Energy partners with the DoD to offer opportunities under the program. Operation Warfighter Program Information (pdf 925 KB)

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Disabled Veterans Affirmative Action Plan | Department of Energy  

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

Disabled Veterans Affirmative Action Plan Disabled Veterans Affirmative Action Plan Guide for the Disabled Veterans' Affirmative Action Program (DVAAP) 2013 DVAAP Responsible...

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Before the House Veterans Affairs Committee | Department of Energy  

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

Veterans Affairs Committee Before the House Veterans Affairs Committee Before the House Veterans Affairs Committee By: Richard Kidd, Program Manager, FEMP Office of Energy...

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Veteran's Contacts | Department of Energy  

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

Veteran's Contacts Veteran's Contacts Veteran's Contacts Veteran Employment Program Manager Donna Friend; 202-586-5880; VetProgram@hq.doe.gov Headquarters DOE Jobs in: Washington, DC Kenneth Fields; 202-586-0283; Kenneth.Fields@hq.doe.gov NNSA Jobs in: Washington, DC; Las Vegas, NV; Albuquerque, NM; Carlsbad, NM Norm Schwantes; 505-845-5676; norman.schwantes@nnsa.doe.gov Office of the Inspector General Jobs in: Washington, DC; Germantown, MD; Albuquerque, NM; Chicago, IL; Idaho Falls, ID; Las Vegas, NV; Livermore, CA; Los Alamos, NM; Oak Ridge, TN; Pittsburgh, PA; Richland, WA; Savannah River, SC Edith Ramos; 202-586-2470; Edith.Ramos@hq.doe.gov Office of Science - Headquarters Jobs in: Washington, DC and Germantown, MD Terri Sosa; 202-586-8460; terri.sosa@science.doe.gov

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Department of Veterans Affairs - Cooperative Studies Program ...  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... Department of Veterans Affairs - Cooperative Studies Program Clinical Research Pharmacy Coordinating Center (PDF version of this profile). ...

2013-01-03T23:59:59.000Z

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Identifying and analyzing the hiring process for the Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This thesis utilizes ideas taken from different Systems Engineering modeling tools to model the hiring process for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Veterans Health Administration (VHA). This model is a guide ...

Fiedel, Ethan R

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Veterans Mentoring Program | Department of Energy  

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

Veterans Mentoring Program Veterans Mentoring Program Veterans Mentoring Program The Office of Learning and Workforce Development coordinates applications for all DOE Federal Employees. On November 13, 2009, President Obama signed Executive Order 13518 that launched a government-wide initiative for the recruitment of veterans. Department of Energy (DOE) is a member of the Interagency Council for Veteran Employment established by this order and is a proud supporter for the employment of veterans. As we move to a leaner more efficient government, increased knowledge and the development of critical skills will be the key to realizing advancement opportunities. Employees who seek out these opportunities and work with their managers to achieve their goals will be better positioned for

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Career Opportunities for Veterans | Department of Energy  

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

Management Financial Analyst Budget Analyst General Engineer Nuclear Engineer Electrical Engineer Program Management Human Resources IT Specialist DOE Occupations Where Veterans...

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ANNUAL ACCOMPLISHMENT PLAN UPDATE FOR DISABLED VETERANS  

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

the FY 2012 accomplishments for Disabled Veterans for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA). The Office of Human Capital...

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Fort Boise Veteran's Hospital District Heating Low Temperature...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Boise Veteran's Hospital District Heating Low Temperature Geothermal Facility Jump to: navigation, search Name Fort Boise Veteran's Hospital District Heating Low Temperature...

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Downloads: August 6-8, 2013 National Veterans Small Business...  

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Downloads: August 6-8, 2013 National Veterans Small Business Conference Downloads: August 6-8, 2013 National Veterans Small Business Conference Download materials from the August...

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Demographics and industry returns  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Demographics and Industry Returns By Stefano DellaVigna andand returns across industries. Cohort size fluc- tuationspredict profitability by industry. Moreover, forecast demand

Pollet, Joshua A.; DellaVigna, Stefano

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Geothermal conversion at Veterans Hospital, Boise, Idaho  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

A geothermal resource near the Veterans Administration Hospital facilities in Boise, Idaho, has been used since the turn of the century for space heating of homes. A plan for using this resource in some of the Veterans Hospital facilities is discussed. Preliminary cost estimates are presented, economic evaluation criteria are given, and heating system alternatives for the facilities are compared.

Engen, I.A.; Metzger, S.W.

1982-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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2013 Veterans Employee Training for FHM's | Department of Energy  

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

Veterans Employee Training for FHM's Veterans Employee Training for FHM's 2013 Veterans Employee Training for FHM's July 15, 2013 12:45PM EDT COURSE: Veteran Employment Training for Federal Hiring Managers (FHM) REGISTER: Log in to your single sign on thru ESS and register in the OLC. Or you can register directly thru the OLC. Course Title: Veteran Empl Training for FHM Course ID: VET_FHM DESCRIPTION: Veteran Employment Training for Federal Hiring Managers (FHM). This course will familiarize managers and supervisors with Veteran employment options and the benefits provided to managers, the agency, and Veterans who are seeking Federal employment. The course explains how certain special appointing authorities can be used to increase the number of Veterans in the workplace and expedite the hiring process. There are three sections

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A SHARED STATE: IRAQI REFUGEES AND AMERICAN VETERANS IN THE AFTERMATH OF WAR  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Qualified Veterans. Internal Revenue Service (IRS). n.d.Qualified Veterans. Internal Revenue Service (IRS). 4 Aug.

Wolins, Maia

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Department of Veterans Affairs VHA HANDBOOK 1058.2 Veterans Health Administration Transmittal Sheet  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

T-1 Department of Veterans Affairs VHA HANDBOOK 1058.2 Veterans Health Administration Transmittal Administration (VHA) Handbook establishes the procedures and other requirements for handling allegations Handbook which: a. Conforms to the Federal policy on research misconduct at 65 Federal Register 76260 (Dec

Weston, Ken

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Operational Plan and Desktop Reference for the Veterans Employment Program  

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

Operational Plan and Desktop Reference for the Veterans Employment Operational Plan and Desktop Reference for the Veterans Employment Program Operational Plan and Desktop Reference for the Veterans Employment Program DOE Guide to the President's Initiative for Veterans Employment. Includes: Department-wide policies and procedures, goals and objectives, DVAAP, information on veterans' preference and special hiring authorities, procedures for use of vocational rehabilitation programs, sources for finding veterans, and links to websites. Operational Plan and Desktop Reference for the Veterans Employment Program Responsible Contacts Donna Friend HUMAN RESOURCES SPECIALIST E-mail donna.friend@hq.doe.dov Phone 202-586-5880 More Documents & Publications Operational Plan and Desktop Reference for the Disability Employment Program

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Video: Veterans Advancing Clean Energy and Climate Security | Department of  

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

Veterans Advancing Clean Energy and Climate Security Veterans Advancing Clean Energy and Climate Security Video: Veterans Advancing Clean Energy and Climate Security November 11, 2013 - 12:45pm Addthis In the video above, three veterans discuss how the skills they learned in the service are helping them grow the clean energy economy. | Video by Matty Greene, Energy Department. Ben Dotson Ben Dotson Project Coordinator for Digital Reform, Office of Public Affairs Last week, Secretary Moniz joined other federal officials in honoring veterans that are working in clean energy and climate security at a "Champions of Change" event at the White House. The event honored 12 veterans that are using the skills they learned while in the service to help secure our clean energy future. Across the country, these veterans are making a difference in their

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Operational Plan and Desktop Reference for the Veterans Employment Program  

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

Operational Plan and Desktop Reference for the Veterans Employment Operational Plan and Desktop Reference for the Veterans Employment Program Operational Plan and Desktop Reference for the Veterans Employment Program DOE Guide to the President's Initiative for Veterans Employment. Includes: Department-wide policies and procedures, goals and objectives, DVAAP, information on veterans' preference and special hiring authorities, procedures for use of vocational rehabilitation programs, sources for finding veterans, and links to websites. Operational Plan and Desktop Reference for the Veterans Employment Program Responsible Contacts Donna Friend HUMAN RESOURCES SPECIALIST E-mail donna.friend@hq.doe.dov Phone 202-586-5880 More Documents & Publications Operational Plan and Desktop Reference for the Disability Employment Program

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Librarians and the Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans: Helping Disabled Veterans With Business Research  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities is a national educational program that helps post-9/11 Veterans accomplish their dreams of starting their own businesses. Although their story has been well documented, one story that has not been told is that of a group of business librarians who support the program. The authors present unique services and resources made available to participants of this program and discuss some of the challenges, results, and future aspirations of library support.

Hoppenfeld, Jared; Wyckoff, Trip; Henson, Jo Ann J.; Mayotte, Jenna N.; Kirkwood, Hal P. Jr.

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Return on Investment  

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

Since its creation in 1977, the DOE's Office of Fossil Energy has established a legacy of achievement, return-of-value, and tangible benefits for the taxpayer dollars invested.

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Filament wound structure and method  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

The present invention relates to a filament wound spherical structure comprising a plurality of filament band sets disposed about the surface of a mandrel with each band of each set formed of a continuous filament circumferentially wound about the mandrel a selected number of circuits and with each circuit of filament being wound parallel to and contiguous with an immediate previously wound circuit. Each filament band in each band set is wound at the same helix angle from the axis of revolution of the mandrel and all of the bands of each set are uniformly distributed about the mandrel circumference. The pole-to-equator wall thickness taper associated with each band set, as several contiguous band sets are wound about the mandrel starting at the poles, is accumulative as the band sets are nested to provide a complete filament wound sphere of essentially uniform thickness.

Dritt, William S. (Oak Ridge, TN); Gerth, Howard L. (Knoxville, TN); Knight, Jr., Charles E. (Knoxville, TN); Pardue, Robert M. (Knoxville, TN)

1977-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Returnable GPS Sonde  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This note is intended to discuss the returnable Global Positioning System (GPS) sonde (RGS). RGS, adopting the shape of an aircraft, is 7001000 g in weight. RGS is carried up into the air by a balloon and continuously transmits atmospheric ...

Ma Shuqin; Wang Gai; Pan Yi

1998-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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ANNUAL ACCOMPLISHMENT PLAN UPDATE FOR DISABLED VETERANS  

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

places wounded, ill and injured Service members in supportive FY 2013 NNSA DVAAP Report 6 work settings. The objective of the program is to give the service member the opportunity...

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Huntington Veterans Affairs Medical Center - Faucet and Showerhead...  

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

Huntington Veterans Affairs Medical Center - Faucet and Showerhead Replacement Project: Best Management Practice Case Study 7: Faucets and Showerheads, Federal Energy Management...

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Department of Veterans Affairs, FONSI - Rooftop solar PV power...  

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

Rooftop solar PV power at Calverton National Cemetery Department of Veterans Affairs, FONSI - Rooftop solar PV power at Calverton National Cemetery An Environmental Assessment (EA)...

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Department of Veterans Affairs, FONSI - Ground mounted solar...  

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

Ground mounted solar photovoltaic power at San Joaquin National Cemetery Department of Veterans Affairs, FONSI - Ground mounted solar photovoltaic power at San Joaquin National...

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Wound tube heat exchanger  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

What is disclosed is a wound tube heat exchanger in which a plurality of tubes having flattened areas are held contiguous adjacent flattened areas of tubes by a plurality of windings to give a double walled heat exchanger. The plurality of windings serve as a plurality of effective force vectors holding the conduits contiguous heat conducting walls of another conduit and result in highly efficient heat transfer. The resulting heat exchange bundle is economical and can be coiled into the desired shape. Also disclosed are specific embodiments such as the one in which the tubes are expanded against their windings after being coiled to insure highly efficient heat transfer.

Ecker, Amir L. (Duncanville, TX)

1983-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Return Condensate to the Boiler  

SciTech Connect

This revised ITP tip sheet on returning condensate to boilers provides how-to advice for improving industrial steam systems using low-cost, proven practices and technologies.

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Veteran Leadership Strong at Idaho's Laboratory | Department of Energy  

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

Veteran Leadership Strong at Idaho's Laboratory Veteran Leadership Strong at Idaho's Laboratory Veteran Leadership Strong at Idaho's Laboratory June 1, 2012 - 3:50pm Addthis Navy personnel stationed in Idaho Falls, Idaho, in the mid 1950s learn how to operate the Nautilus S1W, the prototype of the Navy's first nuclear-powered submarine. | Photo courtesy of Idaho National Laboratory Navy personnel stationed in Idaho Falls, Idaho, in the mid 1950s learn how to operate the Nautilus S1W, the prototype of the Navy's first nuclear-powered submarine. | Photo courtesy of Idaho National Laboratory Ethan Huffman External Outreach Lead, Idaho National Laboratory How many veterans work at INL? Almost 400 employees at the laboratory have served in one of the five military branches during their careers. Four of the six executive leaders at INL have a combined total of 80

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Champions of Change: Veterans Advancing Clean Energy | Department of Energy  

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

Champions of Change: Veterans Advancing Clean Energy Champions of Change: Veterans Advancing Clean Energy Champions of Change: Veterans Advancing Clean Energy November 6, 2013 - 11:00am Addthis Robin Eckstein, one of Champions honored at the White House Champions of Change event, speaks about her experience driving trucks while serving in Iraq, and how this has influenced her work in advocating for comprehensive clean energy reform. Robin Eckstein, one of Champions honored at the White House Champions of Change event, speaks about her experience driving trucks while serving in Iraq, and how this has influenced her work in advocating for comprehensive clean energy reform. Ben Dotson Ben Dotson Project Coordinator for Digital Reform, Office of Public Affairs View a slideshow of images from the event. Yesterday, Secretary Moniz honored veterans advancing clean energy and

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Fort Boise Veteran's Hospital District Heating Low Temperature Geothermal  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Boise Veteran's Hospital District Heating Low Temperature Geothermal Boise Veteran's Hospital District Heating Low Temperature Geothermal Facility Jump to: navigation, search Name Fort Boise Veteran's Hospital District Heating Low Temperature Geothermal Facility Facility Fort Boise Veteran's Hospital Sector Geothermal energy Type District Heating Location Boise, Idaho Coordinates 43.6135002°, -116.2034505° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[]}

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FY14 Affirmative Action Program Plan for Disabled Veterans  

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

FY14 Affirmative Action Program Plan for FY14 Affirmative Action Program Plan for Disabled Veterans 1. PURPOSE: This Affirmative Action Program Plan for Disabled Veterans (Plan) establishes policy and procedures, identifies responsibilities, and in connection with the Department of Energy Operational Plan and Desktop Reference for the Veterans Employment Initiative sets objectives for the Department of Energy (DOE). It has become an attachment to the Operational Plan. 2. SCOPE: The Plan is to serve as the guide for the Disabled Veterans' Affirmative Action Program (DVAAP) for all elements of the Department of Energy (DOE). 3. REFERENCES: A. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Management Directive (MD) 715 and Guidance: http://www.eeoc.gov/federal/directives/md715instruct.cfm.

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Champions of Change: Veterans Advancing Clean Energy | Department of Energy  

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

Champions of Change: Veterans Advancing Clean Energy Champions of Change: Veterans Advancing Clean Energy Champions of Change: Veterans Advancing Clean Energy November 6, 2013 - 11:00am Addthis Robin Eckstein, one of Champions honored at the White House Champions of Change event, speaks about her experience driving trucks while serving in Iraq, and how this has influenced her work in advocating for comprehensive clean energy reform. Robin Eckstein, one of Champions honored at the White House Champions of Change event, speaks about her experience driving trucks while serving in Iraq, and how this has influenced her work in advocating for comprehensive clean energy reform. Ben Dotson Ben Dotson Project Coordinator for Digital Reform, Office of Public Affairs View a slideshow of images from the event. Yesterday, Secretary Moniz honored veterans advancing clean energy and

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Tennessee Veterans Business Association 3rd Annual Business and Education  

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

Tennessee Veterans Business Association 3rd Annual Business and Tennessee Veterans Business Association 3rd Annual Business and Education Showcase Tennessee Veterans Business Association 3rd Annual Business and Education Showcase January 28, 2013 9:45AM EST to January 29, 2013 5:00PM EST Knoxville Convention Center The Tennessee Veterans Business Association is hosting their 3rd Annual Business and Education Showcase. It will be held Jan. 28 and 29 at the Knoxville Convention Center. The theme is "Celebration of Diversity within the East Tennessee Business Community." This one-of-a-kind, high-energy event that connects government and non-government entities under one roof. This event is both a trade show and hiring expo. There will be informative breakout sessions. The keynote speaker on Jan. 28 is Jim Haslam, founder of Pilot Corporation and an

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Veteran Leadership Strong at Idaho's Laboratory | Department of Energy  

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

Veteran Leadership Strong at Idaho's Laboratory Veteran Leadership Strong at Idaho's Laboratory Veteran Leadership Strong at Idaho's Laboratory June 1, 2012 - 3:50pm Addthis Navy personnel stationed in Idaho Falls, Idaho, in the mid 1950s learn how to operate the Nautilus S1W, the prototype of the Navy's first nuclear-powered submarine. | Photo courtesy of Idaho National Laboratory Navy personnel stationed in Idaho Falls, Idaho, in the mid 1950s learn how to operate the Nautilus S1W, the prototype of the Navy's first nuclear-powered submarine. | Photo courtesy of Idaho National Laboratory Ethan Huffman External Outreach Lead, Idaho National Laboratory How many veterans work at INL? Almost 400 employees at the laboratory have served in one of the five military branches during their careers. Four of the six executive leaders at INL have a combined total of 80

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Faith Enterprises Inc. A Service Disabled Veteran-Owned Small...  

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

Faith Enterprises Inc. A Service Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business Security When the Air Force asked Sandia to deliver complex security upgrades to a facility on Kirtland Air...

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KPaul A Service Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business  

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

KPaul A Service Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business Jennifer Muth's initial phone call put her in touch with Ann Riley, Sandia's Business Point of Contact. "I work with all new...

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Three veterans complete summer internships at Lawrence Livermore  

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complete the inaugural Veteran Internship Program (VIP). The program combines their education at Las Positas with a hands-on internship at the Lab. East Bay funded the Lab...

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Veterans Advancing Clean Energy and Climate Security Champions of Change |  

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

Veterans Advancing Clean Energy and Climate Security Champions of Veterans Advancing Clean Energy and Climate Security Champions of Change Veterans Advancing Clean Energy and Climate Security Champions of Change Addthis 1 of 7 Nancy Sutley, Chair of the White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ), kicks-off Champions of Change to honor veterans for advancing clean energy and climate security. Image: Matty Greene, Energy Department. 2 of 7 Secretary Moniz and CEQ Chair Nancy Sutley watch remarks by White House Chief of Staff, Denis McDonough. Image: Matty Greene, Energy Department. 3 of 7 White House Chief of Staff, Denis McDonough, addresses attendees at the Champions of Change event. Image: Matty Greene, Energy Department. 4 of 7 Secretary Moniz delivers remarks at the Champions of Change event. Image: Matty Greene, Energy Department.

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Physics of Wound Healing I: Energy Considerations  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Wound healing is a complex process with many components and interrelated processes on a microscopic level. This paper addresses a macroscopic view on wound healing based on an energy conservation argument coupled with a general scaling of the metabolic rate with body mass M as M^{\\gamma} where 0 monitor the status of a wound. 2) We find that the time-scale for wound healing is a factor 1/(1 -{\\gamma}) longer than the average internal timescale for producing new material filling the wound cavity in corresondence with that it usually takes weeks rather than days to heal a wound. 3) The model gives a prediction for the maximum wound mass which can be generated in terms of measurable quantities related to wound status. We compare our model predictions to experimental results for a range of different wound conditions (healthy, lean, diabetic and obses...

Apell, S Peter; Papazoglou, Elisabeth S; Pizziconi, Vincent

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Acceleration Of Wound Healing Ny Photodynamic Therapy  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

Disclosed is a method for accelerating wound healing in a mammal. The method includes identifying an unhealed wound site or partially-healed wound site in a mammal; administering a photosensitizer to the mammal; waiting for a time period wherein the photosensitizer reaches an effective tissue concentration at the wound site; and photoactivating the photosensitizer at the wound site. The dose of photodynamic therapy is selected to stimulate the production of one or more growth factor by cells at the wound site, without causing tissue destruction.

Hasan, Tayyaba (Arlington, MA); Hamblin, Michael R. (Revere, MA); Trauner, Kenneth (Sacramento, CA)

2000-08-22T23:59:59.000Z

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Responding to traveling patients' seasonal demands for health care services in the Veterans Health Administration  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) provides care to over eight million Veterans and operates over 1,700 sites of care distributed across twenty-one regional networks in the United States. Health care providers within ...

Al-Haque, Shahed

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Downloads: August 6-8, 2013 National Veterans Small Business Conference  

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

Download materials from the August 6-8, 2013 - National Veterans Small Business Conference, in St. Louis, Missouri.

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Gregory H. Friedman: Before the Subcommittee on National Security, Veterans  

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

Subcommittee on National Security, Subcommittee on National Security, Veterans Affairs, and International Relations of the Committee on Government Reform U.S. House of Representatives Gregory H. Friedman: Before the Subcommittee on National Security, Veterans Affairs, and International Relations of the Committee on Government Reform U.S. House of Representatives March 15, 2001 Before the Subcommittee on National Security, Veterans Affairs, and International Relations of the Committee on Government Reform U.S. House of Representatives Statement of Gregory H. Friedman Inspector General Department of Energy Request to testify on the major performance and management challenges confronting the Department of Energy (Department). Recently, the Office of Inspector General (OIG) issued a special report on Management Challenges at

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Veterans Health Administration 2008 Hospital Report Card - Quality of Care  

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Veterans Health Administration 2008 Hospital Report Card - Quality of Care Veterans Health Administration 2008 Hospital Report Card - Quality of Care - Populations Consumer Data Apps Challenges Resources About Blogs Let's Talk Feedback Consumer You are here Data.gov » Communities » Consumer » Data Veterans Health Administration 2008 Hospital Report Card - Quality of Care - Populations Dataset Summary Description Report to the Appropriations Committee of the United States House of Representatives in Response to Conference Committee Report to PL 110-186. In an effort to provide a snapshot of the quality of care provided at VA health care facilities, this report includes information about waiting times, staffing level, infection rates, surgical volumes, quality measures, patient satisfaction, service availability and complexity, accreditation status, and patient safety. The data in this report have been drawn from multiple sources across VHA. This dataset represents the quality of care for defined populations: Gender, Geriatric, Disabled, Homeless, and patients with Mental Health Diagnosis.

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Wind Industry Training for Our Military Veterans | Department of Energy  

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Wind Industry Training for Our Military Veterans Wind Industry Training for Our Military Veterans Wind Industry Training for Our Military Veterans May 31, 2012 - 4:43pm Addthis Gemini's Wind Turbine Tower Rescue courses provide wind technicians with training in safety at height, emergency escape systems and rescue. This course is designed to prepare wind technicians with the knowledge and emergency procedures specific to wind turbines. | Photo by Claudia Trevizo. Gemini's Wind Turbine Tower Rescue courses provide wind technicians with training in safety at height, emergency escape systems and rescue. This course is designed to prepare wind technicians with the knowledge and emergency procedures specific to wind turbines. | Photo by Claudia Trevizo. Debbie Schultheis Technical Project Officer, Wind and Water Power Program

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Wind Industry Training for Our Military Veterans | Department of Energy  

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Wind Industry Training for Our Military Veterans Wind Industry Training for Our Military Veterans Wind Industry Training for Our Military Veterans May 31, 2012 - 4:43pm Addthis Gemini's Wind Turbine Tower Rescue courses provide wind technicians with training in safety at height, emergency escape systems and rescue. This course is designed to prepare wind technicians with the knowledge and emergency procedures specific to wind turbines. | Photo by Claudia Trevizo. Gemini's Wind Turbine Tower Rescue courses provide wind technicians with training in safety at height, emergency escape systems and rescue. This course is designed to prepare wind technicians with the knowledge and emergency procedures specific to wind turbines. | Photo by Claudia Trevizo. Debbie Schultheis Technical Project Officer, Wind and Water Power Program

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White House honors Sandia nurse for helping women veterans, children |  

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White House honors Sandia nurse for helping women veterans, children | White House honors Sandia nurse for helping women veterans, children | National Nuclear Security Administration Our Mission Managing the Stockpile Preventing Proliferation Powering the Nuclear Navy Emergency Response Recapitalizing Our Infrastructure Continuing Management Reform Countering Nuclear Terrorism About Us Our Programs Our History Who We Are Our Leadership Our Locations Budget Our Operations Media Room Congressional Testimony Fact Sheets Newsletters Press Releases Speeches Events Social Media Video Gallery Photo Gallery NNSA Archive Federal Employment Apply for Our Jobs Our Jobs Working at NNSA Blog Home > NNSA Blog > White House honors Sandia nurse for helping ... White House honors Sandia nurse for helping women veterans, children Posted By Office of Public Affairs

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Department of Veterans Affairs, FONSI - Ground mounted solar photovoltaic  

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Ground mounted solar Ground mounted solar photovoltaic power at San Joaquin National Cemetery Department of Veterans Affairs, FONSI - Ground mounted solar photovoltaic power at San Joaquin National Cemetery An Environmental Assessment (EA) has been prepared under the direction of an interdisciplinary team analyzing theproposed construction of a Photovoltaic System at the San Joaquin National Cemetery (SNC) in San Joaquin,Calofornia. CX rulemaking files More Documents & Publications Department of Veterans Affairs, FONSI - Rooftop solar PV power at Calverton National Cemetery Department of Energy Technical Support Document National Environmental Policy Act Implementing Procedures Supplement to Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Proposed Changes and Supplemental Supporting Basis

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Navy Veteran Back to Work on the Smart Grid | Department of Energy  

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Navy Veteran Back to Work on the Smart Grid Navy Veteran Back to Work on the Smart Grid Navy Veteran Back to Work on the Smart Grid September 9, 2011 - 2:38pm Addthis Navy Veteran Gary Watts is a recent graduate of Power4Vets, a project funded through the Office of Electricity and Energy Reliability's Smart Grid Workforce Development Program to put veterans back to work in civilian energy jobs. | Photo courtesy of Power4Vets Navy Veteran Gary Watts is a recent graduate of Power4Vets, a project funded through the Office of Electricity and Energy Reliability's Smart Grid Workforce Development Program to put veterans back to work in civilian energy jobs. | Photo courtesy of Power4Vets April Saylor April Saylor Former Digital Outreach Strategist, Office of Public Affairs "Even though I had skills all along that people wanted, I didn't know

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Navy Veteran Back to Work on the Smart Grid | Department of Energy  

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Navy Veteran Back to Work on the Smart Grid Navy Veteran Back to Work on the Smart Grid Navy Veteran Back to Work on the Smart Grid September 9, 2011 - 2:38pm Addthis Navy Veteran Gary Watts is a recent graduate of Power4Vets, a project funded through the Office of Electricity and Energy Reliability's Smart Grid Workforce Development Program to put veterans back to work in civilian energy jobs. | Photo courtesy of Power4Vets Navy Veteran Gary Watts is a recent graduate of Power4Vets, a project funded through the Office of Electricity and Energy Reliability's Smart Grid Workforce Development Program to put veterans back to work in civilian energy jobs. | Photo courtesy of Power4Vets April Saylor April Saylor Former Digital Outreach Strategist, Office of Public Affairs "Even though I had skills all along that people wanted, I didn't know

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Adopt-A-Platoon, Brookhaven Veterans Association, Brookhaven...  

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ALPHA 2-327 135 2 NATIONAL A-A-P (Special Request Shipments) 569 15 Boe & Budge (BNL Vet Dog Program) 40 2 Walking Wounded, 2-43 AMD Battalion 567 10 KBR INC. 1105 37 18 Alpha Co....

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Sacrificial limbs of sovereignty : disabled veterans, masculinity, and nationalist politics in Turkey.  

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??This dissertation concerns the disabled veterans of the Turkish army who fought against the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) guerillas as conscripted soldiers. While being valorized (more)

Aciksoz, Salih Can

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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B&W Pantex earns award for hiring veterans | National Nuclear...  

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B&W Pantex earns award for hiring veterans | National Nuclear Security Administration Our Mission Managing the Stockpile Preventing Proliferation Powering the Nuclear Navy...

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Improved return passages for multistage centrifugal compressors  

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This thesis presents a design concept for return passages in multistage centrifugal compressors. Flow in a baseline return passage is analyzed to identify loss sources that have substantial potential for reduction. For the ...

Glass, Benjamin W., S.M. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Pressurized Water Reactor Hideout Return Sourcebook  

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Reliable and consistent methods for evaluating hideout return data are important to predict crevice conditions in steam generators. This report summarizes and discusses methods for evaluating hideout return data in PWRs with recirculating steam generators (RSGs).

2007-12-12T23:59:59.000Z

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Essays on predictability of stock returns  

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This thesis consists of three chapters exploring predictability of stock returns. In the first chapter, I suggest a new approach to analysis of stock return predictability. Instead of relying on predictive regressions, I ...

Rytchkov, Oleg

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Did Vietnam veterans get sicker in the 1990s? The complicated effects of military service on self-reported health  

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The veterans disability compensation (VDC) program, which provides a monthly stipend to disabled veterans, is the third largest American disability insurance program. Since the late 1990s, VDC growth has been driven primarily ...

Angrist, Joshua

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Partial Return Yoke for MICE  

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The international Muon Ionization Cooling Experiment (MICE) is a large scale experiment which is presently assembled at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory in Didcot, UK. The purpose of MICE is to demonstrate the concept of ionization cooling experimentally. Ionization cooling is an important accelerator concept which will be essential for future HEP experiments such as a potential Muon Collider or a Neutrino Factory. The MICE experiment will house up to 18 superconducting solenoids, all of which produce a substantial amount of magnetic flux. Recently it was realized that this magnetic flux leads to a considerable stray magnetic field in the MICE hall. This is a concern as technical equipment in the MICE hall may may be compromised by this. In July 2012 a concept called partial return yoke was presented to the MICE community, which reduces the stray field in the MICE hall to a safe level. This report summarizes the general concept, engineering considerations and the expected shielding performance.

Witte H.; Plate, S; ,

2013-05-03T23:59:59.000Z

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Case Study - The Department of Veterans Affairs West Haven Campus, VA  

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The Department of Veterans Affairs West Haven Campus, The Department of Veterans Affairs West Haven Campus, VA Connecticut Health Care System Case Study - The Department of Veterans Affairs West Haven Campus, VA Connecticut Health Care System October 7, 2013 - 1:59pm Addthis Overview The West Haven (Connecticut) Campus of the Veterans Affairs Connecticut Health Care System was the first Veteran's Hospital to award a shared energy savings (SES) contract (now known as energy savings performance contracts). The project involves replacement of the lighting system, installation of a cooling system, maintenance of the new chiller equipment, and several smaller efforts. Up-front costs are being provided through a $3.9 million investment by the contractor, EUA Cogenex, about $400,000 in rebates from the local utilities for gas and electric service (Southern

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Veterans Advisory Board on Dose Reconstruction Board Member  

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dosimetric issues involved are complex and differ among the varied exposed populations: atomic veterans, U.S Department of Energy workers exposed to both penetrating radiation and intakes of radionuclides, nuclear power plant workers, medical radiation workers, and industrial radiographers. The NCRP report will cover the specifics of practical dose reconstruction for the ongoing epidemiologic studies with uncertainty analysis evaluation. Strengths and limitations of the approaches taken will be covered, as will brief mention of other unique exposure circumstances such as among astronauts in space (Cucinotta 2011) and the military personnel in Japan after the Fukushima reactor

Ncrp Dosimetry; Committee Million; Worker Study

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Academic Earmarks and the Returns to Lobbying  

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Despite a large literature on lobbying and information transmission by interest groups, no prior study has measured returns to lobbying. In this paper, we statistically estimate ...

De Figueiredo, John M.

2002-06-05T23:59:59.000Z

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Investment Returns from Responsible Property Investments: Energy...  

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Investment Returns from Responsible Property Investments: Energy Efficient, Transit-oriented and Urban Regeneration Office Properties in the US from 1998-2008 Secondary menu About...

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Reverse Migration: The Impact of Returning Home  

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Up, Factory Workers Head Home. Spiegel ONLINE. January 8,The Impact of Returning Home Alison Albright, Deborah Nayborof dollars in remittances home to educate their children and

Albright, Alison; Naybor, Deborah

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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"Troops to Energy Jobs" Opens New Doors for Veterans | Department of Energy  

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"Troops to Energy Jobs" Opens New Doors for Veterans "Troops to Energy Jobs" Opens New Doors for Veterans "Troops to Energy Jobs" Opens New Doors for Veterans July 11, 2011 - 7:05pm Addthis Steve Dunwoody Former Special Assistant to the Deputy Secretary of Energy As a Veteran, I've always been acutely aware of the role that energy plays in our ability to defend and uphold our national security. This awareness manifested itself in many ways during my time in the field, from the economic struggles of my relatives and friends back home who were susceptible to price swings at the gas pump, to the safety of my fellow troops who put their lives on the line every day to escort caravans of fuel across treacherous terrain, to the literal weight of the batteries we carried on our persons while in the theater. We understand, perhaps better

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

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

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Rebuilding a Greener New Orleans on Veteran's Day | Department of Energy  

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Rebuilding a Greener New Orleans on Veteran's Day Rebuilding a Greener New Orleans on Veteran's Day Rebuilding a Greener New Orleans on Veteran's Day Addthis 1 of 9 A home in New Orleans being restored by the St. Bernard Project. Image: Energy Department Image | Photo by Quentin Kruger, Contractor 2 of 9 Secretary Steven Chu arrives at a home in New Orleans to join veterans in reconstruction work. Image: Energy Department Image | Photo by Quentin Kruger, Contractor 3 of 9 Louisiana Congressman Joseph Cao and Zachary Rosenburg, CEO for The Saint Bernard Project, greet Secretary Chu at a home in the early stages of the reconstruction process. Image: Energy Department Image | Photo by Quentin Kruger, Contractor 4 of 9 Secretary Chu mudding walls in the back bedroom. Image: Energy Department Image | Photo by Quentin Kruger, Contractor

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

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

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

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Adopt-A-Platoon, Brookhaven Veterans Association, Brookhaven Employees  

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Home BNL Home Home BNL Home BNL: Departments | Science | ESS&H | Newsroom | Administration | Visitors | Directory search Go Find People BERA Home BVA Home Site Details AAP Home About Us Donations Fundraisers Supporters BNL Active Duty Adopted Units Morale & Welfare Seasonal Projects Taps Other Information Can't View PDFs? BVA / Adopt-A-Platoon Team There are approximately 34 Soldiers in our US Army Platoon including 3 females and they are deployed from Ohio to Afghanistan until sometime in April 2014. Some background information on them and requested items. We always need supplies to send. In addition, we are always in need of funds for postage. Please send your monetary donations to: Brookhaven Veterans Association or BVA, in memo put "support troops", POB 671, Upton, NY 11973

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Awards go to disadvantaged, veteran-owned and small businesses  

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Three small businesses recognized by DOE Three small businesses recognized by DOE Awards go to disadvantaged, veteran-owned and small businesses Three business serving LANL are recognized by DOE. April 3, 2012 Workers sample contents of LANL's Material Disposal Area B (MDA-B) before excavation Workers took direct-push samples to characterize the contents of Material Disposal Area B prior to excavation. Contact Small Business Office (505) 667-4419 Email Small businesses serving LANL receive DOE awards Three businesses that provide services to LANL received Department of Energy small business awards for fiscal year 2011 were recognized by DOE at a ceremony in Washington, D.C. on June 17, 2012. Eberline Services of Santa Fe received DOE's Small Business of the Year award. Eberline conducted environmental drilling services at LANL. The work

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The effect of acemannan immunostimulant on a wound healing model  

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Acemannan is a complex carbohydrate composed primarily of acetylated mannans and galacturonic acid. It is prepared by sequential ethanol precipitation of the A loe vera L. leaf gel. Acemannan has several important therapeutic properties including acceleration of wound healing, reduction of inflammation, immunomodulation, and antitumor effects. The process by which acemannan induces these therapeutic properties is not completely understood. This study was designed to investigate the manner by which acemannan accelerates wound healing by examining wound fluid and granulation tissue. The wire mesh wound chamber allows for sequential analysis of the wound fluid, provides a physical barrier between new granulation tissue and preexistent tissue, and the contents of the chamber proceed naturally through the healing process. Wound chambers were surgically implanted subcutaneously in the lateral dorsal area then injected with either 2 mg/ml acemannan or saline as a control. Wound fluid was extracted every other day for fourteen days and at the end of the treatment period the wound chambers were removed and the tissue was extracted. Wound fluid was analyzed for nitric oxide, metalloproteinase activity, cell proliferative effects, protein composition and binding proteins. Wound chamber tissue was analyzed both histologically and chemically for collagen content. Total protein and nitric oxide levels were not significantly different between acemannan and control. Acemannan treated wound fluid contained a higher percentage of total neutrophils and neutrophils having degenerative morphological characteristics. Acemannan treated wound fluid contained a lower percentage of macrophages than the control. The most significant difference was observed in collagen content of chamber granulation tissue. Tissue from treated chambers contained more collagen; as meaned by both biochemical and morphological analyses. Studies were conducted to determine the effects of exposure to wound fluid on fibroblasts and endothelial cells. Acemannan treated wound fluid induced significantly greater fibroblast proliferation and cytoplasmic spreading in endothelial cells. These studies suggest that acemannan accelerates the rate of wound healing through increased collagen deposition, stimulation of tissue repair cells, and modulation of inflammatory cells.

Kennon, Katherine Ann

1996-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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13-to-1 Return on Investment  

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-to-1 Return on Investment -to-1 Return on Investment In a 2009 study, Management Information Services estimated FE's CCT Program would deliver total monetary benefits of $111 billion between 2000-2020, a 13-to-1 return for every taxpayer dollar invested. Since its creation in 1977, the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Office of Fossil Energy (FE) has established a legacy of achievement, return-of- value, and tangible benefits for the taxpayer dollars invested. Some of the highlights include: Lower NO x , SO 2 Emissions, Less Acid Rain Improved nitrogen oxide (NO x ) and sulfur dioxide (SO 2 ) control technologies developed through research by FE and its partners have moved into the electric utility

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New LANL scholarship supports returning students  

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New scholarship supports returning students New scholarship supports returning students New LANL scholarship supports returning students Scholarship for students who plan to return to formal education after taking a break. January 24, 2011 Los Alamos National Laboratory sits on top of a once-remote mesa in northern New Mexico with the Jemez mountains as a backdrop to research and innovation covering multi-disciplines from bioscience, sustainable energy sources, to plasma physics and new materials. Los Alamos National Laboratory sits on top of a once-remote mesa in northern New Mexico with the Jemez mountains as a backdrop to research and innovation covering multi-disciplines from bioscience, sustainable energy sources, to plasma physics and new materials. Contact Communications Office (505) 667-7000

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Insulate Steam Distribution and Condensate Return Lines  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This revised ITP tip sheet on insulating steam distribution and condensate return lines provides how-to advice for improving industrial steam systems using low-cost, proven practices and technologies.

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2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Sample Returns Missions in the Coming Decade  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In the coming decade, several missions will attempt to return samples to Earth from varying parts of the solar system. These samples will provide invaluable insight into the conditions present during the early formation of the solar system, and possibly ...

Desai Prasun N.; Mitcheltree Robert A.; Cheatwood F. McNeil

2000-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Returning Home After a Disaster: Supply List  

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When you return home after a disaster, you will want to have sturdy shoes, proper tools, clothes and medications for several days, and a first-aid kit. This publication also includes a list of necessary cleaning supplies.

Norman, Lisa

2005-09-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Carrots for Utilities: Providing Financial Returns for Utility...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Carrots for Utilities: Providing Financial Returns for Utility Investments in Energy Efficiency Jump to: navigation, search Name Carrots for Utilities: Providing Financial Returns...

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Baldrige is "A Huge Return on Your Investment"  

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Baldrige is "A Huge Return on Your Investment". ... What I know for sure is that there is a huge return on your investment.. ...

2010-10-30T23:59:59.000Z

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38 RISK, RETURN, AND ROSS RECOVERY 20TH ANNIVERSARY ISSUE Risk, Return,  

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, option prices forecast not only the average return, but also the entire return dis- tribution. Further. When risk is measured by volatility, it is well known that option prices convey risk. One of the more influential ideas in the last twenty years is that the conditional volatility of an asset price can also

Sadeh, Norman M.

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Incentives for Retailer Forecasting: Rebates vs. Returns  

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This paper studies a manufacturer that sells to a newsvendor retailer who can improve the quality of her demand information by exerting costly forecasting effort. In such a setting, contracts play two roles: providing incentives to influence the retailer's ... Keywords: endogenous adverse selection, forecasting, rebates, returns, supply chain contracting

Terry A. Taylor; Wenqiang Xiao

2009-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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

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

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

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

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

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Aquifer characterization at the Veterans Administration Hospital, Tuscaloosa, Alabama  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The Veterans Administration (VA) is studying the feasibility of aquifer thermal storage (ATES) at their Tuscaloosa, Alabama, facility. To determine the characteristics of the aquifer underlying the facility, the Pacific Northwest Laboratory gathered information about the environment of the aquifer and conducted tests to estimate the aquifer's transmissivity, ground-water flow direction, and velocity. Seven wells were drilled at the VA site. It was found that ground-water flow direction at the site is generally toward the southwest. The magnitude of the gradient is approximately 2.5 {times} 10{sup -3} to 3 {times} 10{sup -3} ft/ft. For six of the seven wells, clay lenses or thick clay layers appear to be acting locally as confining or semi-confining layers. Three types of test were conducted at the site: a step drawdown test, a constant discharge and recover test, and a single-well tracer test. The data yielded responses suggesting leaky confined or delayed yield models for the aquifer. Drawdown and recovery versus time were matched type curves for delayed yield to obtain estimates of transmissivity and storage. This recovery method gave the best fit to the drawdown-versus-time curves. Using this method it was found that transmissivity ranged from 500 to 9000 ft{sup 2}/day and storage ranged from 1.5 {times} 10{sup -4} to 4.5 {times} 10{sup -2} for the wells tested. Using the results of the pump and tracer tests simultaneously, ground-water velocity was estimated to be approximately 0.8 ft/day, with an effective porosity of approximately 12%. 4 refs., 7 figs., 3 tabs.

Cronin, W.E.; Luttrell, S.P.; Hall, S.H.

1989-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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SNS Returns to Action | ornl.gov  

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Spallation Neutron Source returns to action Spallation Neutron Source returns to action Knoxville New Sentinel - January 09, 2013 The Spallation Neutron Source, after rocky times this fall due to back-to-back target vessel failures and a two-week shutdown during the holidays, is up and running again, and there are plans to keep it in a production mode through the end of May to make up for lost ground. Operations manager Kevin Jones said the SNS resumed operations for research users at about 8 a.m. on Tuesday. "SNS is operating at the planned power level of 850 kW to preserve target lifetime until a second spare target is available," Jones said in an email message. "All user program instruments are taking beam for experiments and we look forward to a productive long run through May 30, 2013," he said. "During

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The Pumpless Alternative to Condensate Return  

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In the pumpless system we use the positive displacement concept thus eliminating the problems associated with a typical pump system. The system uses steam or another gas as the pumping force to move the fluid from the tanks back to the boiler feed system. Impellers, seals, bearings, packing and expensive controls can be eliminated. Pumpless systems even allow you to locate these return units in areas of high moisture content, areas that may be subjected to flooding or hazardous locations. The opportunity exists to replace troublesome pump packages with an efficient, cost-effective condensate return system. This presentation will cover: 1) What is a pumpless system. 2) Ease of retrofit to existing units. 3) Alternative installations and a variety of installation suggestions.

Sneary, M. L.; Buchanan, M. G.

1995-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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RATES OF RETURN AND ALTERNATIVE MEASURES OF  

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We employ the EU KLEMS database to estimate the real rate of return to capital in 14 countries (11 in the EU, three outside the EU) in 10 branches of the market economy plus the market economy as a whole. Our measure of capital is an aggregate over seven types of asset: three ICT assets and four non-ICT assets. The real rate of return in the market economy does not vary very much across countries, the extremes being Spain (high) and Italy (low). The real rate appears to be trendless in most countries. Within each country however, the rate varies widely across the 10 branches, often being implausibly high or low. We also estimate the growth of capital services by two different methods: ex-post and ex-ante, and the contribution of capital to output growth by three methods: ex-post, ex-ante and hybrid. The ex-ante method uses an estimate of the required rate of return for each country instead of the actual, average rate of return to calculate user costs and also employs the expected growth of asset prices rather than the actual growth. These estimates are derived from exactly the same data as for the ex-post method, ie without any extraneous data being employed. For estimating the contribution of capital to output growth, the ex-ante method uses ex-ante profit as the weight, while both the ex-post and the hybrid method use ex-post profit. We find that the three methods produce very similar results at the market economy level. But differences are much larger at the branch level, particularly between the ex-post and ex-ante methods.

Nicholas Oulton; Ana Rincon-aznar

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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EQUUS Total Return Inc | Open Energy Information  

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EQUUS Total Return Inc EQUUS Total Return Inc Jump to: navigation, search Name EQUUS Total Return Inc Place Houston, Texas Product A business development company and VC investor that trades as a closed-end fund. EQUUS is managed by MCC Global NV, a Frankfurt stock exchange listed management and merchant banking group. Coordinates 29.76045°, -95.369784° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":29.76045,"lon":-95.369784,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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How can a veteran find information about starting a new small business |  

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can a veteran find information about starting a new small business can a veteran find information about starting a new small business BusinessUSA Data/Tools Apps Challenges Let's Talk BusinessUSA You are here Data.gov » Communities » BusinessUSA » Forums How can a veteran find information about starting a new small business Submitted by Data.gov Administrator on Wed, 02/01/2012 - 2:14am Log in to vote 2 I have an idea but where should I start?Would it be VA or SBA? thanks Add new comment Check out the interactive map Permalink Submitted by SteveM on Wed, 02/01/2012 - 10:10am. Check out the interactive map at www.sba.gov/vets. It shows your nearest Veterans Business Outreach Center, where you can talk to a counselor about both SBA and VA programs for vet biz owners. reply Nice website Permalink Submitted by kevincook on Thu, 04/19/2012 - 10:57am.

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Return Levels of Northern Great Plains Snow Water Equivalents  

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This paper estimates return levels of extreme snow water equivalents (SWE) in the northern Great Plains region, containing North and South Dakota, Iowa, Minnesota, and Nebraska. The return levels are estimated from extreme-value methods using a ...

Andrew J. Grundstein; Qi Qi Lu; Robert Lund

2006-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Consumption risk and the cross section of expected returns  

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This paper evaluates the central insight of the consumption capital asset pricing model that an assets expected return is determined by its equilibrium risk to consumption. Rather than measure risk by the contemporaneous covariance of an assets return and consumption growth, we measure risk by the covariance of an assets return and consumption growth cumulated over many quarters following the return. While contemporaneous consumption risk explains little of the variation in average returns across the 25 Fama-French portfolios, our measure of ultimate consumption risk at a horizon of three years explains a large fraction of this variation. I.

Jonathan A. Parker; Christian Julliard; John Cochrane; Kent Daniel; Albina Danilova; Pierre-olivier Gourinchas; Sydney Ludvigson

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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PLEASE RETURN TO PDCC FOR CORRECTIONS  

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Energy Return on Investment - Fuel Recycle  

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This report provides a methodology and requisite data to assess the potential Energy Return On Investment (EROI) for nuclear fuel cycle alternatives, and applies that methodology to a limited set of used fuel recycle scenarios. This paper is based on a study by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and a parallel evaluation by AREVA Federal Services LLC, both of which were sponsored by the DOE Fuel Cycle Technologies (FCT) Program. The focus of the LLNL effort was to develop a methodology that can be used by the FCT program for such analysis that is consistent with the broader energy modeling community, and the focus of the AREVA effort was to bring industrial experience and operational data into the analysis. This cooperative effort successfully combined expertise from the energy modeling community with expertise from the nuclear industry. Energy Return on Investment is one of many figures of merit on which investment in a new energy facility or process may be judged. EROI is the ratio of the energy delivered by a facility divided by the energy used to construct, operate and decommission that facility. While EROI is not the only criterion used to make an investment decision, it has been shown that, in technologically advanced societies, energy supplies must exceed a minimum EROI. Furthermore, technological history shows a trend towards higher EROI energy supplies. EROI calculations have been performed for many components of energy technology: oil wells, wind turbines, photovoltaic modules, biofuels, and nuclear reactors. This report represents the first standalone EROI analysis of nuclear fuel reprocessing (or recycling) facilities.

Halsey, W; Simon, A J; Fratoni, M; Smith, C; Schwab, P; Murray, P

2012-06-06T23:59:59.000Z

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Fusion through the eyes of a veteran science journalist | Princeton Plasma  

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Fusion through the eyes of a veteran science journalist Fusion through the eyes of a veteran science journalist July 15, 2013 Tweet Widget Facebook Like Google Plus One Daniel Clery (Photo by Sadie Windscheffel-Clarke) Daniel Clery Gallery: Author Daniel Clery recently published "A Piece of the Sun," a 320-page narrative of the history of fusion research and the personalities who have devoted their careers to it. Clery is a United Kingdom-based reporter for Science magazine who holds a bachelor's degree in theoretical physics from York University and has covered fusion for more than a decade. While hardly an uncritical flag-waver for fusion, he recognizes its vast potential. He discussed his new book and the future of fusion with PPPL Science Writer John Greenwald. How did you gather your detailed information from labs like PPPL?

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Product Return Liaison | Y-12 National Security Complex  

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Recovery / Product Return Liaison Recovery / Product Return Liaison Product Return Liaison Welcome to the Y-12 Product Return Liaison website. The purpose for the Y-12 PRL approval process is to ensure external receipts of Department of Energy Defense Program-related materials, DOE radioactive materials, other DOE nuclear materials and returned empty nuclear materials containers meet the Y-12 acceptance criteria. The PRL approval process also ensures Y-12 has the current processing and storage capacity to receive the material. The PRL approval process begins with a request for authorization to ship material to Y-12. The PRL then coordinates the reviews and approvals required to authorize a return shipment. For details, see the process flow chart. Initiating a request for authorization and later for supplying information

105

Return Migration from Sweden to Bosnia and Herzegovina.  

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?? This study analyzes the determinants of return migration from Sweden to Bosnia and Herzegovina, and outmigration to third country during the time period 1994-2003. (more)

Olovsson, Daniel

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Return on Investment of Structural Health Monitoring Systems for ...  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Presentation Title, Return on Investment of Structural Health Monitoring Systems for Wind Turbine Blades. Author(s), Davion M Hill. On-Site Speaker (Planned)...

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Calculate returns on energy efficiency investments | ENERGY STAR  

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Calculate returns on energy efficiency investments Secondary menu About us Press room Contact Us Portfolio Manager Login Facility owners and managers Existing buildings Commercial...

108

Manufacturing Renaissance: Return of manufacturing to western countries.  

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??Manufacturing Renaissance, i.e. return of manufacturing to west, has been recently observed. This paper analyzes the patterns observed within each of the four main drivers (more)

Kianian, Babak; Larsson, Tobias

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Combining Electric and Sail Propulsion for Interplanetary Sample Return  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Fast sample return from the outer Solar System would open an entirely new avenue for space science, but the vast distances make this a daunting task. The achievable transit velocity and the need for extra propellant on the return trip limit the feasibility of returning extraterrestrial samples to Earth. To keep the mission duration short enough to be of interest, sample return from objects farther out in the Solar System requires increasingly higher velocities. High specific impulse, electric propulsion reduces the propellant required for the outbound and return trips, but decelerating the spacecraft at the inner Solar System from high velocity still involves a long, inward spiral trajectory. The use of solar sails to rapidly decelerate incoming sample capsules and eliminate propellant is explored in this paper. The sail is essentially a ''solar parachute'' used for braking at the end of the interplanetary return flight, permitting a higher transit speed and truncating the deceleration spiral. In this application the sail is relatively small and manageable since only the sample capsule and its sail are decelerated. A comparison is made between using all-electric propulsion versus combining electric propulsive acceleration with sail deceleration for sample return from the distances of Saturn, Uranus, and Pluto. Solar-sail braking dramatically reduces the return flight time by one-third or more compared to using electric rocket deceleration. To elucidate the technology requirements, wide ranges for both the loaded sail density and electric propulsion specific mass are considered in this initial parametric study.

Noble, Robert

2003-02-04T23:59:59.000Z

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Radiation Analysis for the Human Lunar Return Mission  

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An analysis of the radiation hazards that are anticipated on an early Human Lunar Return (HLR) mission in support of NASA deep space exploration activities is presented. The HLR mission study emphasized a low cost lunar return to expand human capabilities ...

Wilson J. W.; Simonsen L. C.; Shinn J. L.; Dubey R. R.; Jordan W.; Kim M.

1997-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Optimal Guaranteed Return Portfolios and the Casino Effect  

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In this paper we address the problem of determining optimal portfolios that may include options in a framework of return maximization with risk constraints relative to a benchmark, as well as in terms of absolute returns. The model we propose allows ... Keywords: Downside risk, Linear programming, Options, Portfolio optimization

Cees Dert; Bart Oldenkamp

2000-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Radioisotope Electric Propulsion for Deep Space Sample Return  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The need to answer basic questions regarding the origin of the Solar System will motivate robotic sample return missions to destinations like Pluto, its satellite Charon, and objects in the Kuiper belt. To keep the mission duration short enough to be of interest, sample return from objects farther out in the Solar System requires increasingly higher return velocities. A sample return mission involves several complicated steps to reach an object and obtain a sample, but only the interplanetary return phase of the mission is addressed in this paper. Radioisotope electric propulsion is explored in this parametric study as a means to propel small, dedicated return vehicles for transferring kilogram-size samples from deep space to Earth. Return times for both Earth orbital rendezvous and faster, direct atmospheric re-entry trajectories are calculated for objects as far away as 100 AU. Chemical retro-rocket braking at Earth is compared to radioisotope electric propulsion but the limited deceleration capability of chemical rockets forces the return trajectories to be much slower.

Noble, Robert J.; /SLAC

2009-07-14T23:59:59.000Z

113

Return channel loss reduction in multi-stage centrifugal compressors  

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This thesis presents concepts for improving the performance of return channels in multi-stage centrifugal compressors. Geometries have been developed to reduce both separation and viscous losses. A number of different ...

Aubry, Anne-Raphalle

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

114

THORCloud Thickness from Offbeam Lidar Returns  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Conventional wisdom is that lidar pulses do not significantly penetrate clouds having an optical thickness exceeding about ? = 2, and that no returns are detectible from more than a shallow skin depth. Yet optically thicker clouds of ? ? 2 ...

Robert F. Cahalan; Matthew McGill; John Kolasinski; Tams Vrnai; Ken Yetzer

2005-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

115

Using DISE to Protect Return Addresses from Attack  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Stack-smashing by buffer overflow is a common tactic used by viruses and worms to crash or hijack systems. Exploiting a bounds-unchecked copy into a stack buffer, an attacker can---by supplying a specially-crafted and unexpectedly long input--- overwrite a stored return address and trigger the execution of code of her choosing. In this paper, we propose to protect code from this common form of attack using dynamic instruction stream editing (DISE), a previously proposed hardware mechanism that implements binary rewriting in a transparent, efficient, and convenient way by rewriting the dynamic instruction stream rather than the static executable. Simply, we define productions (rewriting rules) that instrument program calls and returns to maintain and verify a "shadow" stack of return addresses in a protected region of memory. When invalid return addresses are detected, the application is terminated.

Marc Corliss Christopher; E Christopher; Lewis Amir Roth

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Solar Cells, Wound Repair Winning GVC Technologies | ornl.gov  

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Solar Cells, Wound Repair Winning GVC Technologies Solar Cells, Wound Repair Winning GVC Technologies March 26, 2010 Graduate student teams from the University of Arkansas and the University of Maryland earned first place in the energy and security categories at the 2010 GVC hosted by ORNL March 24-26. The competition, in its fourth year, attracts students developing new technologies and venture investors with expertise in the market. The first-prize winners each received $25,000. Douglas Hutchings, Stephen Ritterbush, and Seth Shumate from Arkansas won first place in the energy division for Silicon Solar Solutions. "Our method replaces the expensive top layer of solar cells with a thinner, large-grain polysilicon at lower temperatures, which reduces cost and is appealing to manufacturers," said Ritterbush.

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Award Spotlight Could Return to EM-Developed Technology for Tracking...  

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Award Spotlight Could Return to EM-Developed Technology for Tracking Shipments Award Spotlight Could Return to EM-Developed Technology for Tracking Shipments August 27, 2013 -...

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UTILITY INVESTMENT IN ON-SITE SOLAR: RISK AND RETURN ANALYSIS FOR CAPITALIZATION AND FINANCING  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

by any capital in the utility's rate base. incentive probleminterest equal to the utility's threshold rate of return formarket and composite utilities' index rates of return were

Kahn, E.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Carrots for Utilities: Providing Financial Returns for Utility Investments  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Carrots for Utilities: Providing Financial Returns for Utility Investments Carrots for Utilities: Providing Financial Returns for Utility Investments in Energy Efficiency Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: Carrots for Utilities: Providing Financial Returns for Utility Investments in Energy Efficiency Focus Area: Energy Efficiency Topics: Socio-Economic Website: www.aceee.org/research-report/u111 Equivalent URI: cleanenergysolutions.org/content/carrots-utilities-providing-financial Language: English Policies: "Regulations,Financial Incentives" is not in the list of possible values (Deployment Programs, Financial Incentives, Regulations) for this property. Regulations: Cost Recovery/Allocation This report examines state experiences with shareholder financial incentives that encourage investor-owned utilities to provide energy

120

Engineered Geothermal Systems Energy Return On Energy Investment  

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EGS EROI - 1 EGS EROI - 1 Engineered Geothermal Systems Energy Return On Energy Investment A.J. Mansure, Geothermal Consultant, ajm@q.com Albuquerque, NM 12/10/2012 Key Words: energy, EROI, EGS, efficiency, energy investment, energy return, input energy, energy payback, and net energy. Abstract Energy Return On Investment (EROI) is an important figure of merit for assessing the viability of energy alternatives. Too often comparisons of energy systems use "efficiency" when EROI would be more appropriate. For geothermal electric power generation, EROI is determined by the electricity delivered to the consumer compared to the energy consumed to construct, operate, and decommission the facility. Critical factors in determining the EROI of Engineered Geothermal Systems (EGS

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FDD Algorithm for an AHU Reverse-Return System  

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A fault detection and diagnosis (FDD) algorithm was developed for an AHU reverse-return system for air cooling. These FDD rules were generated using simulation in three steps. Cause-effect rules were established by connecting the faults and their related effects. The FDD rules were developed for the following faults: old valve, fouled return pipe, fault in the outlet air temperature sensor, fault in the temperature sensor for the inlet temperature, bad position of the sensor for pressure difference. The effects of the involved faults were observed on four system performances. The results showed that increase in both the cooling coil rate and the pump rate appear due to faults in sensors. The inaccurate measurement of the pressure difference and the fault in the control valve do not affect the AHU outlet air temperatures. Increase in both the outlet air temperature and the pump power consumption appears due to the fouled return pipes.

Djuric, N.; Novakovic, V.

2008-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

122

A semi-Markov model for price returns  

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We study the high frequency price dynamics of traded stocks by a model of returns using a semi-Markov approach. More precisely we assume that the intraday return are described by a discrete time homogeneous semi-Markov process and the overnight returns are modeled by a Markov chain. Based on this assumptions we derived the equations for the first passage time distribution and the volatility autocorreletion function. Theoretical results have been compared with empirical findings from real data. In particular we analyzed high frequency data from the Italian stock market from first of January 2007 until end of December 2010. The semi-Markov hypothesis is also tested through a nonparametric test of hypothesis.

D'Amico, Guglielmo

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

123

Investment Returns from Responsible Property Investments: Energy Efficient,  

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Investment Returns from Responsible Property Investments: Energy Investment Returns from Responsible Property Investments: Energy Efficient, Transit-oriented and Urban Regeneration Office Properties in the US from 1998-2008 Secondary menu About us Press room Contact Us Portfolio Manager Login Facility owners and managers Existing buildings Commercial new construction Industrial energy management Small business Service providers Service and product providers Verify applications for ENERGY STAR certification Design commercial buildings Energy efficiency program administrators Commercial and industrial program sponsors Associations State and local governments Federal agencies Tools and resources Training In This Section Campaigns Commercial building design Communications resources Energy management guidance Financial resources Portfolio Manager

124

Closed surface system allows accurate monitoring of drilling returns  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Acquiring production data and monitoring material balance through closed surface systems enhances underbalanced drilling operations by allowing real-time interpretation of the reservoir as it is drilled. One of the most important aspects of an underbalanced drilling operation is to be able to measure surface returns accurately and ensure that the operation remains underbalanced. To that end, the surface returns must be contained and carefully monitored to measure hydrocarbon production and separate all components. In a closed system, containment, separation, and measurement are all part of one process. Computers collect and analyze this information instantaneously to help the drillers maintain the proper underbalanced condition.

Whitehouse, G. [Western Rock Bit Co. Ltd., Calgary, Alberta (Canada); Stefureak, P. [Norward Energy Services Corp., Calgary, Alberta (Canada)

1997-03-03T23:59:59.000Z

125

Determination of beam energy at TESLA using radiative return events  

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Determination of beam energy at TESLA using radiative return events ARND HINZE DESY Zeuthen at TESLA. It was suggested to use this method to cross check and calibrate the magnet spectrometer used for measurement of the beam energy at TESLA. A preliminary assessment of the statistical and systematic errors

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Oil and Gas Investor returns climb as oil  

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Oil and Gas Investor returns climb as oil and gas drilling ventures succeed. www Posters Posters from the Mars Exploration, depicting the landscape & much more Zazzle.com Ground Scientists Propose Paradigm Shift in Robotic Space Exploration · New Direction for Hydrogen Atom Transfers

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NETL: News Release - Ocean Research Vessel Returns with Undersea 'Treasure'  

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23, 2002 23, 2002 Ocean Research Vessel Returns with Undersea 'Treasure' of Methane Hydrates Largest Amount of Marine Hydrate Core Ever Recovered - The R/V JOIDES Resolution - The R/V JOIDES Resolution VICTORIA, BRITISH COLUMBIA - An internationally funded ocean research vessel has returned to port after a two-month expedition off the Oregon coast, bringing with it the largest amount of marine methane hydrate core samples ever recovered for scientific study. The R/V JOIDES Resolution, the world's largest scientific drillship, docked at Victoria, British Columbia earlier this month and began offloading pressure vessels containing methane hydrates recovered 50 miles offshore of Oregon from an area known as Hydrate Ridge. The pressure vessels, each six feet long and four inches in diameter, will

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Learning Feature Weights from Customer Return-Set Selections  

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This paper describes LCW, a procedure for learning customer preferences represented as feature weights by observing customers' selections from return sets. An empirical evaluation on simulated customer behavior indicated that uninformed hypotheses about customer weights lead to low ranking accuracy unless customers place some importance on almost all features or the total number of features is quite small. In contrast, LCW's estimate of the mean preferences of a customer population improved as the number of customers increased, even for larger numbers of features of widely differing importance. This improvement in the estimate of mean customer preferences led to improved prediction of individual customer's rankings, irrespective of the extent of variation among customers and whether a single or multiple retrievals were permitted. The experimental results suggest that the return set that optimizes benefit may be smaller for customer populations with little variation than for customer populations with wide variation.

L. Karl Branting

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

130

Energy Conservation-As it Applies to Condensate Return Systems  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Valuable heat energy in condensate is wasted when it is vented to the atmosphere in the form of flash steam at many condensate pumping stations. This heat energy may be recovered and put to use if the pumping station can handle condensate temperatures above 212 F. The Johnson Corporation has such a condensate pumping station that can handle multiple temperatures and pressures called the LIQUI-MOVER. The Liqui-Mover can be utilized in one of three types of condensate return systems: open, closed, and flash. The closed and flash type condensate return systems are the most energy efficient. The report will show how the Johnson Liqui-Mover operates and how this system has been and can be used to recover wasted flash steam.

Sneary, M. L.

1985-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The effect of Stromal cell Derived Factor-1 (SDF-1) and collagen-GAG (Glycosaminoglycan) scaffold on skin wound healing  

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Wound healing is an intricate biological process requiring the appropriate balance of matrix and growth factors. Apart from causing physical deformity, adult wound healing results in the formation of scar tissue, which can ...

Sarkar, Aparajita

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

132

Rates of Return and Alternative Measures of Capital  

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We employ the EU KLEMS database to estimate the real rate of return to capital in 14 countries (11 in the EU, three outside the EU) in 10 branches of the market economy plus the market economy as a whole. Our measure of capital is an aggregate over seven types of asset: three ICT assets (computers, communications equipment, and software) and four non-ICT assets (machinery and equipment, nonresidential structures, transport equipment, and other). The real rate of return in the market economy does not vary very much across countries, with the exception of Spain where it is exceptionally high and in Italy where it is exceptionally low. The real rate appears to be trendless in most countries. Within each country however, the rate varies widely across the 10 branches, often being implausibly high or low. We also estimate the growth of capital services by two different methods: ex-post and exante, and the contribution of capital to output growth by three methods: ex-post, ex-ante and hybrid. Our implementation of the ex-ante method uses an estimate of the required rate of return for each country instead of the actual, average rate of return to calculate user costs and also employs the expected growth of asset prices rather than the actual growth. These estimates are derived from exactly the same data as for the ex-post method, ie without any extraneous data being employed. For estimating the contribution of capital to output growth, the ex-ante method uses ex-ante profit as the weight, while both the ex-post and the hybrid method use ex-post profit. We find that the three methods produce very similar results at the market economy level. But differences are much larger at the branch level, particularly between the ex-post and ex-ante methods.

Nicholas Oulton; Ana Rincon-aznar Abstract

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

133

Idiosyncratic Consumption Risk and the Cross Section of Asset Returns  

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This paper investigates the importance of idiosyncratic consumption risk for the cross-sectional variation in average returns on stocks and bonds. If idiosyncratic consumption risk is not priced, the only pricing factor in a multiperiod economy is the rate of aggregate consumption growth. We oer evidence that the cross-sectional variance of consumption growth is also a priced factor. This demonstrates that consumers are not fully insured against idiosyncratic consumption risk, and that asset returns reect their attempts to reduce their exposure to this risk. We nd that over the sample period the resulting two-factor pricing model has lower Hansen-Jagannathan distances than the CAPM and the Fama-French three-factor model. Moreover, in the presence of the market factor and the size and book-to-market factors, the two consumption based factors retain explanatory power. Together with the results of Lettau and Ludvigson (2000), these ndings indicate that consumption-based asset pricing is relevant for explaining the cross-section of asset returns.

Kris Jacobs; Kevin Q. Wang

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

134

Energy-efficient management of lighting in a Veterans Administration medical center  

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More thn 200 solid-state fluorescent ballasts were installed in representative areas of the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Long Beach, California, to determine the cost-effectiveness of the installation and to measure levels of conducted and radiated electromagnetic interference (EMI). The power, illumination, and EMI levels were measured first as the test sites initially existed, then after the fixtures were cleaned and relamped with energy-saving fluorescent lamps, and finally after the core-coil ballasts were replaced with solid-state ballasts. The annual energy savings for the complete retrofit was measured as 34%. In the director's suite natural daylight was used to supplement the electrical illumination, saving an additional 20 to 25% in energy. Thus, in that area, the total annual energy savings amounted to 51%. EMI levels were measured in general areas (lobby and director's suite), in diagnostic examination areas, and in a coronary care ward. The EMI levels, compared to existing levels, were not considered excessive. All of the above data are analyzed on the basis of life-cycle costing. The analysis is presented on sets of curves relating the cost-effective price of a ballast to the cost of electrical energy.

Verderber, R.R.; Arthur, A.; Morse, O.; Rubinstein, F.

1981-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

135

Uniformly wound superconducting coil and method of making same  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A coil of superconducting wire for a superconducting magnet having a relaely dense and uniformly spaced winding to enhance the homogeneity and strength of the magnetic field surrounding the coil and a method of winding the same wherein the mandrel used to wind said coil comprises removable spacers and retainers forming a plurality of outwardly opening slots, each of said slots extending generally about the periphery of the mandrel and being sized to receive and outwardly align and retain successive turns of the superconducting wire within each slot as the wire is wound around and laterally across the mandrel to form a plurality of wire ribbons of a predetermined thickness laterally across the mandrel.

Mookerjee, Sumit (Cedar Hill, TX); Weijun, Shen (Beijun, CN); Yager, Billy (Waxahachie, TX)

1994-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

136

Uniformly wound superconducting coil and method of making same  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A coil of superconducting wire for a superconducting magnet is described having a relatively dense and uniformly spaced winding to enhance the homogeneity and strength of the magnetic field surrounding the coil and a method of winding the same wherein the mandrel used to wind said coil comprises removable spacers and retainers forming a plurality of outwardly opening slots, each of said slots extending generally about the periphery of the mandrel and being sized to receive and outwardly align and retain successive turns of the superconducting wire within each slot as the wire is wound around and laterally across the mandrel to form a plurality of wire ribbons of a predetermined thickness laterally across the mandrel. 8 figures.

Mookerjee, S.; Weijun, S.; Yager, B.

1994-03-08T23:59:59.000Z

137

Synoptic Analysis of the GUFMEX Return-Flow Event of 1012 March 1988  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Return flow is the moist southerly wind that develops over the Gulf of Mexico after an outbreak of polar air. Surface, aircraft, and special rawinsonde data collected during the Gulf of Mexico Experiment (GUFMEX) are used to describe the return-...

Robert T. Merrill

1992-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Final B61 Refurbished Warhead Returns to the U.S. Stockpile...  

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

to ... The Final B61 Refurbished Warhead Returns to the U.S. Stockpile January 09, 2009 Washington, DC The Final B61 Refurbished Warhead Returns to the U.S. Stockpile The final...

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The influence of return bends on the downstream pressure drop and condensation heat transfer in tubes  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The influence of return bends on the downstream pressure drop and heat transfer coefficient of condensing refrigerant R-12 was studied experimentally. Flow patterns in glass return bends of 1/2 to 1 in. radius and 0.315 ...

Traviss, Donald P.

1971-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

140

GUFMEX: A Study of Return Flow in the Gulf of Mexico  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

During February and March 1988, a limited field experiment was conducted over the Gulf of Mexico to gather data on two phenomena: air mass modification over the Loop Current, and return flow characteristics of modified polar air returning to the ...

J. M. Lewis; C. M. Hayden; R. T. Merrill; J. M. Schneider

1989-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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FERC dismisses return to reregulation despite setbacks and skepticism  

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Disappointed with performance of competitive electricity markets, some politicians are in favor of returning to more regulatory oversight. A recent report points to selective evidence indicating that consumers in states with deregulated energy markets pay considerably more for electricity. The chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission recently declared that the U.S. 'isn't going to change its policy of allowing competitive markets to determine prices.' Strictly speaking, FERC has little to say or do when it comes to state-level regulation of electricity markets; that's the prerogative of local legislatures. Nevertheless, what FERC says does matter.

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2008-04-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy Return on Investment from Recycling Nuclear Fuel  

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This report presents an evaluation of the Energy Return on Investment (EROI) from recycling an initial batch of 800 t/y of used nuclear fuel (UNF) through a Recycle Center under a number of different fuel cycle scenarios. The study assumed that apart from the original 800 t of UNF only depleted uranium was available as a feed. Therefore for each subsequent scenario only fuel that was derived from the previous fuel cycle scenario was considered. The scenarios represent a good cross section of the options available and the results contained in this paper and associated appendices will allow for other fuel cycle options to be considered.

2011-08-17T23:59:59.000Z

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Huntington Veterans Affairs Medical Center - Faucet and Showerhead Replacement Project: Best Management Practice Case Study #7: Faucets and Showerheads, Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) (Fact Sheet)  

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Huntington Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center Huntington Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center implemented an award winning faucet and showerhead water efficiency program in 2007. The efficiency improvements save the medical center more than 1.5 million gallons of water each year. The Huntington VA Medical Center is a fully-accredited, 80-bed acute medical and surgical care facility located in West Virginia. The medical center serves veterans in western West Virginia, southern Ohio, and eastern Kentucky. It offers primary and specialized outpatient services while also functioning as the main teaching facility for the Marshall University School of Medicine. With approximately 1,000 professional, technical, and support personnel, Huntington VA Medical Center provided health care to 293,000 outpatients

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Huntington Veterans Affairs Medical Center - Faucet and Showerhead Replacement Project: Best Management Practice Case Study #7: Faucets and Showerheads, Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) (Fact Sheet)  

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Huntington Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center Huntington Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center implemented an award winning faucet and showerhead water efficiency program in 2007. The efficiency improvements save the medical center more than 1.5 million gallons of water each year. The Huntington VA Medical Center is a fully-accredited, 80-bed acute medical and surgical care facility located in West Virginia. The medical center serves veterans in western West Virginia, southern Ohio, and eastern Kentucky. It offers primary and specialized outpatient services while also functioning as the main teaching facility for the Marshall University School of Medicine. With approximately 1,000 professional, technical, and support personnel, Huntington VA Medical Center provided health care to 293,000 outpatients

145

TRANSPORTATION CASK RECEIPT AND RETURN FACILITY WORKER DOSE ASSESSMENT  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The purpose of this design calculation is to estimate radiation doses received by personnel working in the Transportation Cask Receipt and Return Facility (TCRRF) of the repository including the personnel at the security gate and cask staging areas. This calculation is required to support the preclosure safety analysis (PCSA) to ensure that the predicted doses are within the regulatory limits prescribed by the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC). The Cask Receipt and Return Facility receives NRC licensed transportation casks loaded with spent nuclear fuel (SNF) and high-level radioactive waste (HLW). The TCRRF operation starts with the receipt, inspection, and survey of the casks at the security gate and the staging areas, and proceeds to the process facilities. The transportation casks arrive at the site via rail cars or trucks under the guidance of the national transportation system. This calculation was developed by the Environmental and Nuclear Engineering organization and is intended solely for the use of Design and Engineering in work regarding facility design. Environmental and Nuclear Engineering personnel should be consulted before using this calculation for purposes other than those stated herein or for use by individuals other than authorized personnel in the Environmental and Nuclear Engineering organization.

V. Arakali

2005-02-24T23:59:59.000Z

146

Business-Cycle Pattern of Asset Returns: A General Equilibrium Explanation ?  

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I develop an analytical general-equilibrium model to explain economic sources of businesscycle pattern of aggregate stock market returns. With concave production functions and capital accumulation, a technology shock has a pro-cyclical direct effect and a counter-cyclical indirect effect on expected returns. The indirect effect, reflecting the feedback effect of consumers behavior on asset returns, dominates the direct effect and causes counter-cyclical variations of expected returns. I show that the conditional mean, volatility, and Sharpe ratios of asset returns all vary counter-cyclically and they are persistent and predictable, and that stock market behavior has forecasting power for real economic activity.

Qiang Kang; Lixin Huang; Urban Jermann; Jos-vctor Ros-rull; Amir Yaron

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

147

Transcriptional analysis of the healing response of wounded nerves treated with collagen and silicone tubes  

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This study examines the transcriptional differences between nerve wounds treated with silicone tubes and those treated with collagen nerve regeneration templates. The primary motivation for the study is to test the hypothesis ...

Wong, Matthew Q

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

148

A wound-induced Wnt expression program controls planarian regeneration polarity  

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Regeneration requires specification of the identity of new tissues to be made. Whether this process relies only on intrinsic regulative properties of regenerating tissues or whether wound signaling provides input into ...

Petersen, Christian P.

149

Tension, Free Space, and Cell Damage in a Microfluidic Wound Healing Assay  

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We use a novel, microfluidics-based technique to deconstruct the classical wound healing scratch assay, decoupling the contribution of free space and cell damage on the migratory dynamics of an epithelial sheet. This method ...

Murrell, Michael

150

Return Flow in the Gulf of Mexico. Part II: Variability in Return-Flow Thermodynamics Inferred from Trajectories over the Gulf  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A return-flow case study is examined with the benefit of an unprecedented set of observations obtained during the Gulf of Mexico Experiment (GUFMEX). This case represents the return of modified continental air to the coastal plain in mid-February,...

John M. Lewis; Charlie A. Crisp

1992-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

151

Automatic Parallel Parking and Returning to Traffic Maneuvers  

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This video illustrates a control approach developed to perform parallel parking and returning to traffic maneuvers for a car capable of autonomous motion. The key idea is to carry out a motion control procedure involving a "Localization-Planning-Execution" cycle until a specified location of the car relative to its environment is reached. Range measurements are used to model environmental objects around the car. The automatic maneuvers developed are demonstrated on an experimental electric autonomous car in a usual traffic environment. 1 Introduction Many drivers have difficulties or make errors while parallel parking or in pulling out of a parking place. A control approach to automatic parallel parking and pulling out maneuvers has been developed and tested on an experimental electric car capable of autonomous motion. The manual car driving is supplemented with an automatic steering and velocity control [1]. The car is equiped with: (1) - a sensor unit to measure relative distances ...

Igor Paromtchik; Christian Laugier

1998-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

152

An overshoot solar dynamo with a strong return meridional flow  

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The meridional circulation plays an essential role in determining the basic mechanism of the dynamo action in case the of a low eddy diffusivity. Flux-transport dynamos with strong return flow and a deep stagnation point are discussed in the case of a positive $\\alpha$-effect located in the overshoot layer and a rotation law consistent with helioseismology. By means of a linear dynamo model, it will be shown that the migration of the toroidal belts at lower latitudes and the periods of the activity cycles are consistent with the observations. Moreover, at variance with previous investigations, the typical critical dynamo numbers of dipolar solutions are significantly smaller that those of quadrupolar solutions even in the regime of strong flow.

Bonanno, Alfio

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

153

Defining the Mars Ascent Problem for Sample Return  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Lifting geology samples off of Mars is both a daunting technical problem for propulsion experts and a cultural challenge for the entire community that plans and implements planetary science missions. The vast majority of science spacecraft require propulsive maneuvers that are similar to what is done routinely with communication satellites, so most needs have been met by adapting hardware and methods from the satellite industry. While it is even possible to reach Earth from the surface of the moon using such traditional technology, ascending from the surface of Mars is beyond proven capability for either solid or liquid propellant rocket technology. Miniature rocket stages for a Mars ascent vehicle would need to be over 80 percent propellant by mass. It is argued that the planetary community faces a steep learning curve toward nontraditional propulsion expertise, in order to successfully accomplish a Mars sample return mission. A cultural shift may be needed to accommodate more technical risk acceptance during the technology development phase.

Whitehead, J

2008-07-31T23:59:59.000Z

154

Delta Hedged Option Valuation with Underlying Non-Gaussian Returns  

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The standard Black-Scholes theory of option pricing is extended to cope with underlying return fluctuations described by general probability distributions. A Langevin process and its related Fokker-Planck equation are devised to model the market stochastic dynamics, allowing us to write and formally solve the generalized Black-Scholes equation implied by dynamical hedging. A systematic expansion around a non-perturbative starting point is then implemented, recovering the Matacz's conjectured option pricing expression. We perform an application of our formalism to the real stock market and find clear evidence that while past financial time series can be used to evaluate option prices before the expiry date with reasonable accuracy, the stochastic character of volatility is an essential ingredient that should necessarily be taken into account in analytical option price modeling.

Moriconi, L

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

155

Lightweight rovers for Mars science exploration and sample return  

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We report on the development of new mobile robots for Mars exploration missions. These "lightweight survivable rover (LSR)" systems are of potential interest to both space and terrestrial applications, and are distinguished from more conventional designs by their use of new composite materials, collapsible running gear, integrated thermal-structural chassis, and other mechanical features enabling improved mobility and environmental robustness at reduced mass, volume, and power. Our first demonstrated such rover architecture, LSR-I, introduces running gear based on 2D composite struts and 3D machined composite joints, a novel collapsible hybrid composite-aluminum wheel design, a unit-body structural-thermal chassis with improved internal temperature isolation and stabilization, and a spot-pushbroom laser/CCD sensor enabling accurate, fast hazard detection and terrain mapping. LSR-1 is a-.7 x 1.0 meterA2(WxL) footprint six-wheel (20 cm dia.) rocker-bogie geometry vehicle of- 30 cm ground clearance, weighing only 7 kilograms with an onboard.3 kilogram multi-spectral imager and spectroscopic photometer. By comparison, NASNJPL's recently flown Mars Pathfinder rover Sojourner is an 1 I+ kilogram flight experiment (carrying a 1 kg APXS instrument) having-,45 x.6 meterA2 (WxL) footprint and 15 cm ground clearance, and about half the warm electronics enclosure (WEE) volume with twice the diurnal temperature swing (-40 to +40C) of LSR-I in nominal Mars environments. We are also developing a new, smaller 5 kilogram class LSR-type vehicle for Mars sample return- the travel to, localization of, pick-up, and transport back to an Earth return ascent vehicle of a sample cache collected by earlier science missions. This Sample Retrievnl Rover R&D prototype has a

P. S. Schenker; L. F. Sword; A. J. Ganino; D. B. Bickler; G. S. Hickey; D. K. Brown; E. T. Baumgartner; L. H. Matthies; B. H. Wilcox; T. Balch; H. Aghazarian; M. S. Garrett

1997-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

156

Control system for a wound-rotor motor  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A load switching circuit for switching two or more transformer taps under load carrying conditions includes first and second parallel connected bridge rectifier circuits which control the selective connection of a direct current load to taps of a transformer. The first bridge circuit is normally conducting so that the load is connected to a first tap through the first bridge circuit. To transfer the load to the second tap, a switch is operable to connect the second bridge circuit to a second tap, and when the second bridge circuit begins to conduct, the first bridge circuit ceases conduction because the potential at the second tap is higher than the potential at the first tap, and the load is thus connected to the second tap through the second bridge circuit. The load switching circuit is applicable in a motor speed controller for a wound-rotor motor for effecting tap switching as a function of motor speed while providing a stepless motor speed control characteristics.

Ellis, J.N.

1981-07-17T23:59:59.000Z

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Control system for a wound-rotor motor  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A load switching circuit for switching two or more transformer taps under load carrying conditions includes first and second parallel connected bridge rectifier circuits which control the selective connection of a direct current load to taps of a transformer. The first bridge circuit is normally conducting so that the load is connected to a first tap through the first bridge circuit. To transfer the load to the second tap, a switch is operable to connect the second bridge circuit to a second tap, and when the second bridge circuit begins to conduct, the first bridge circuit ceases conduction because the potential at the second tap is higher than the potential at the first tap, and the load is thus connected to the second tap through the second bridge circuit. The load switching circuit is applicable in a motor speed controller for a wound-rotor motor for effecting tap switching as a function of motor speed while providing a stepless motor speed control characteristic.

Ellis, James N. (Chatsworth, CA)

1983-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

158

Texas Tech University Military & Veterans Programs My name is Josh Quigley. I'm originally from Lubbock, Texas and I'm a senior Wildlife  

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Texas Tech University Military & Veterans Programs My name is Josh Quigley. I'm originally from Lubbock, Texas and I'm a senior Wildlife Management major here at Texas Tech. My name is Todd Truesdell. I am classified as a senior and I'm from Carrollton, Texas. My name is Alex Robles. I'm a junior here

Rock, Chris

159

The South Texas Veterans Health Care System (STVHCS) Audie L. Murphy Division is seeking candidates for two Clinical Fellow positions for fiscal year 2012.  

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The South Texas Veterans Health Care System (STVHCS) Audie L. Murphy Division is seeking candidates rehabilitation and outpatient rehabilitation services. The VA hospital is located within the South Texas Medical Center which is also home to the University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio and is affiliated

Peterson, Blake R.

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The South Texas Veterans Health Care System (STVHCS) Audie L. Murphy Division is seeking candidates for 2 Clinical Fellow positions for fiscal year 2013.  

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The South Texas Veterans Health Care System (STVHCS) Audie L. Murphy Division is seeking candidates hospital is located within the South Texas Medical Center which is also home to the University of Texas and there is no state income tax. San Antonio is known for its River Walk, Alamo, Sea World and Fiesta Texas and is two

Peterson, Blake R.

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Adult Salmonid PIT-TAG Returns to Columbia River`s Lower Granite Dam.  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The results of an analysis of the returns of PIT-tagged Snake River spring chinook and steelhead detected at Lower Granite Dam are summarized. Included is theoretical work on statistical power calculations for tests of return rates. The phrase return rate will be taken to mean return and detection rate. Knowledge that a fish has returned depends upon it being detected at Lower Granite Dam. Some returns are unaccounted for because they go through the navigation lock or manage to go through the adult bypass undetected. (1) Adult PIT tag recoveries to date are informative at least from a qualitative perspective. (2) The tagging levels by geographic region, rearing type, and, for chinook, life history stage have varied considerably since PIT tagging began on the Columbia River system. Early tagging studies were directed at Juvenile problems rather than adult return rates. As a result, comparisons in adult return rates between years, regions, etc., are more difficult. Global conclusions about the effect of potential treatments and/or natural factors, such as region of origin, on adult return rates are difficult to make until a more balanced. more consistent tagging study is implemented. (3) Along the same lines, tagging levels will need to be increased considerably if experiments are to be conducted to determine factors that affect return rates. E.g., approximately 46,000 fish in both the control and the treatment groups need to be PIT-tagged to detect a statistically significant difference with 80% probability. (4) Analysis of the available data suggests that life stage (parr or smolt), rearing type (hatchery or wild), and geographic location all affect the return rates for spring chinook. The data are limited, however. (5) Return rates for Snake River steelhead are roughly an order of magnitude greater than Snake River spring chinook return rates.

Newman, Ken

1995-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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TRANSPORTATION CASK RECEIPT/RETURN FACILITY CRITICALITY SAFETY EVALUATIONS  

SciTech Connect

The purpose of this design calculation is to demonstrate that the handling operations of transportation casks performed in the Transportation Cask Receipt and Return Facility (TCRRF) and Buffer Area meet the nuclear criticality safety design criteria specified in the ''Project Design Criteria (PDC) Document'' (BSC [Bechtel SAIC Company] 2004 [DIRS 171599], Section 4.9.2.2), and the functional nuclear criticality safety requirement described in the ''Transportation Cask Receipt/Return Facility Description Document'' (BSC 2004 [DIRS 170217], Section 3.2.3). Specific scope of work contained in this activity consists of the following items: (1) Evaluate criticality effects for both dry and fully flooded conditions pertaining to TCRRF and Buffer Area operations for defense in depth. (2) Evaluate Category 1 and 2 event sequences for the TCRRF as identified in the ''Categorization of Event Sequences for License Application'' (BSC 2004 [DIRS 167268], Section 7). This evaluation includes credible fuel reconfiguration conditions. In addition to the scope of work listed above, an evaluation was also performed of modeling assumptions for commercial spent nuclear fuel (CSNF) regarding inclusion of plenum and end regions of the active fuel. This calculation is limited to CSNF and US Department of Energy (DOE) SNF. it should be mentioned that the latter waste form is evaluated more in depth in the ''Canister Handling Facility Criticality Safety Calculations (BSC 2004 [DIRS 167614]). Further, the design and safety analyses of the naval SNF canisters are the responsibility of the US Department of the Navy (Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program) and will not be included in this document. In addition, this calculation is valid for the current design of the TCRRF and Buffer Area and may not reflect the ongoing design evolution of the facility. However, it is anticipated that design changes to the facility layout will have little or no impact on the criticality results and/or conclusions presented in this document. This calculation is subject to the ''Quality Assurance Requirements and Description'' (DOE 2004 [DIRS 171539]) because the TCRRF is included in the Q-List (BSC 2004 [DIRS 168361], p. A-3) as an item important to safety. This calculation is prepared in accordance with AP-3.12Q, ''Design Calculations and Analyses'' [DIRS 168413].

C.E. Sanders

2005-04-26T23:59:59.000Z

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Lymph node clearance of plutonium from subcutaneous wounds in beagles  

SciTech Connect

The lymph node clearance of /sup 239/Pu O/sub 2/ administered as insoluble particles from subcutaneous implants was studied in adult beagles to simulate accidental contamination of hand wounds. External scintillation data were collected from the popliteal lymph nodes of each dog after 9.2 to 39.4 mu Ci of plutonium oxide was subcutaneously implanted into the left or right hind paws. The left hind paw was armputated 4 weeks after implantation to prevent continued deposition of plutonium oxide particles in the left popliteal lymph node. Groups of 3 dogs were sacrificed 4, 8, 16, and 32 weeks after plutonium implantation for histopathologic, electron microscopic, and radiochemical analysis of regional lymph nodes. An additional group of dogs received treatment with the chelating agent diethyenetriaminepentaacetic acid (DTPA). Plutonium rapidly accumulated in the popliteal lymph nodes after subcutaneous injection into the hind paw, and 1 to 10% of the implant dose was present in the popliteal lymph nodes at the time of necropsy. Histopathologic changes in the popliteal lymph nodes with plutonium particles were characterized primarily by reticular cell hyperplasia, increased numbers of macrophages, necrosis, and fibroplasia. Eventually, the plutonium particles became sequestered by scar tissue that often replaced the entire architecture of the lymph node. Light microscopic autoradiographs of the popliteal lymph nodes showed a time-related increase in number of alpha tracks per plutonium source. Electron microscopy showed that the plutonium particles were aggregated in phagolysosomes of macrophages. There was slight clearance of plutonium from the popliteal lymph nodes of dogs monitored for 32 weeks. The clearance of plutonium particles from the popliteal lymph nodes was associated with necrosis of macrophages. The external iliac lymph nodes contained fewer plutonium particles than the popliteal lymph nodes and histopathologic changes were less severe. The superficial inguinal lymph nodes of one dog contained appreciable amounts of plutonium. Treatment with diethylenetriaminepentaacetic acid (DTPA) did not have a measurable effect on the clearance of plutonium from the popliteal lymph nodes. (60 references) (auth)

Dagle, G.E.

1973-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Effects of Fouling and Debris on Larval Fish Within a Fish Return System  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) has funded laboratory studies on the biological efficacy of fish return systems for larval and early juvenile fish survival removed from fine-mesh traveling water screens. This report presents results of additional testing that investigated the effects of fish return biofouling and debris on their survival. This project is generating additional data necessary to determine the overall biological efficacy of fish collection and return systems used with cooling w...

2012-04-24T23:59:59.000Z

165

Effect of laser e LED radiations associated or not on dorsal cutaneous wound repair in a rodent model: histologic study.  

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??The aim of the present investigation was to evaluate histologically tissue repair on dorsal cutaneous wounds in a rodent model treated with Laser and/or LED, (more)

Ana Paula Cavalcanti de Sousa

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

166

Engineered Geothermal Systems Energy Return On Energy Investment  

SciTech Connect

Energy Return On Investment (EROI) is an important figure of merit for assessing the viability of energy alternatives. Too often comparisons of energy systems use ??efficiency? when EROI would be more appropriate. For geothermal electric power generation, EROI is determined by the electricity delivered to the consumer compared to the energy consumed to construct, operate, and decommission the facility. Critical factors in determining the EROI of Engineered Geothermal Systems (EGS) are examined in this work. These include the input energy embodied into the system. Embodied energy includes the energy contained in the materials, as well as, that consumed in each stage of manufacturing from mining the raw materials to assembling the finished system. Also critical are the system boundaries and value of the energy ?? heat is not as valuable as electrical energy. The EROI of an EGS depends upon a number of factors that are currently unknown, for example what will be typical EGS well productivity, as well as, reservoir depth, temperature, and temperature decline rate. Thus the approach developed is to consider these factors as parameters determining EROI as a function of number of wells needed. Since the energy needed to construct a geothermal well is a function of depth, results are provided as a function of well depth. Parametric determination of EGS EROI is calculated using existing information on EGS and US Department of Energy (DOE) targets and is compared to the ??minimum? EROI an energy production system should have to be an asset rather than a liability.

Mansure, A J

2012-12-10T23:59:59.000Z

167

Fuel optimal low thrust trajectories for an asteroid sample return mission .  

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??This thesis explores how an Asteroid Sample Return Mission might make use of solar electric propulsion to send a spacecraft on a journey to the (more)

Rust, Jack W.

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

168

U-193: NetBSD System Call Return Value Validation Flaw Lets Local...  

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Technology Centers Field Sites Power Marketing Administration Other Agencies You are here Home U-193: NetBSD System Call Return Value Validation Flaw Lets Local Users Gain...

169

Dark spreads measure returns over fuel costs of coal-fired ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

The dark spread is a common metric used to estimate returns over fuel costs of coal-fired electric generators. A dark spread is the difference between ...

170

Return temperature influence of a district heating network on the CHP plant production costs.  

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?? The aim of this Project is to study the influence of high return temperatures in district heating on the costs for heat and power (more)

Sallent, Roger

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

171

Do Industries Lead the Stock Market? Gradual Diffusion of Information and Cross-Asset Return Predictability  

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reaction of the market to information industry returns aboutindicate that the market incorporates information containedthat the market is widely followed and information contained

Hong, Harrison; Torous, Walter; Valkanov, Rossen

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

172

Dose coefficients and derived guidance and clinical decision levels for contaminated wounds  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The NCRP Wound Model describing the retention of selected radionuclides at the site of a contaminated wound and their uptake into the transfer compartment has been combined with the ICRP element-specific systemic models for those radionuclides to derive dose coefficients for intakes via contaminated wounds. Those coefficients have been used to generate derived guidance levels (i.e., the activity in a wound that would result in an effective dose of 20 or 50 mSv, or in some cases, a committed organ equivalent dose of 500 mSv), and clinical decision levels (i.e., activity levels that would indicate the need for consideration of medical intervention to remove activity from the wound site or administration of decorporation therapy or both), typically set at 5 times the derived guidance levels. Data are provided for the radionuclides commonly encountered at nuclear power plants and nuclear weapons, fuel fabrication or recycling, waste disposal, medical and research facilities. These include: {sup 60}Co, {sup 90}Sr, {sup 99m}Tc, {sup 131}I, {sup 137}Cs, {sup 192}Ir, {sup 210}Po, {sup 226,228}Ra, {sup 228,232}Th, {sup 235,238}U, {sup 237}Np, {sup 238,239}Pu, {sup 241}Am, {sup 242,244}Cm, and {sup 252}Cf.

Bertelli, Luiz [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Toohey, Richard E [ORISE/ORAU; Sugarman, Steven A [ORISE/ORAU; Christensen, Doran R [ORISE/ORAU

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Comparison of two options for supplying geothermal energy to the Veterans Administration Medical Center at Marlin, Texas  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Two options for supplying geothermal energy to the Veterans Administration Medical Center (VAMC) at Marlin, Texas were compared. One option is to drill a new production well on the VAMC property, and the other is to construct a 6900-ft pipeline from an existing geothermal well to the VAMC. Technical, economic, regulatory, and institutional issues were examined during the comparison. It was concluded that neither option possesses any significant cost or regulatory advantage over the other. The new well option does involve a risk, probably small, of hitting the expected geothermal resource, whereas the pipeline option involves no similar risk. However, the pipeline option will require right-of-way negotiations and a contractual agreement between the VAMC and the owners of the existing geothermal well. Assuming that a new well is successful, that option appears to be in the best interest of the VAMC.

Green, T.F.

1982-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

174

Identifying the Risk-Return Spectrum of the FSU Oil Economies  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper quantifies the risk-return spectrum of the FSU' oil economies, which are of high potential as China's major crude oil-importing sources, and explores the influence of introducing the relative risk weights on the changes of the risk-return ...

Xiaolei Sun; Wan He; Gang Li; Jianping Li

2009-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

175

G-Free: defeating return-oriented programming through gadget-less binaries  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Despite the numerous prevention and protection mechanisms that have been introduced into modern operating systems, the exploitation of memory corruption vulnerabilities still represents a serious threat to the security of software systems and networks. ... Keywords: ROP, return-oriented programming, return-to-libc

Kaan Onarlioglu; Leyla Bilge; Andrea Lanzi; Davide Balzarotti; Engin Kirda

2010-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

176

University of California -Office of Loan Programs Historical STIP Quarterly Rate of Return for MOP Rate  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

University of California - Office of Loan Programs Historical STIP Quarterly Rate of Return for MOP - Office of Loan Programs Historical STIP Quarterly Rate of Return for MOP Rate Quarterly MOP Rate MOP.00% 03/31/86 7.987% 8.35% 8.35% (1) Calculated as the total STIP income earned for each period

Russell, Lynn

177

The Social Rate of Return to R&D in Energy* David Corderi  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

in the manufacturing of energy related products and in the electricity, gas and water supply industries for a number This paper estimates the social rate of return to research and development in the energy industry. Our model1 The Social Rate of Return to R&D in Energy* David Corderi , C.-Y. Cynthia Lin Abstract

Lin, C.-Y. Cynthia

178

XQuery: For Where Return for $x in doc("books.xml")/bookstore/book  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

XQuery #12;XQuery: For Where Return · for $x in doc("books.xml")/bookstore/book where $x/price>30 return $x/title · doc("books.xml")/bookstore/book[./price >· doc("books.xml")/bookstore/book[./price > 30]/title FLWR · for $auth in doc("books.xml")//author/text() let $books := doc("books.xml")//book

Ghelli, Giorgio

179

Quantile Forecasting of Commodity Futures' Returns: Are Implied Volatility Factors Informative?  

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This study develops a multi-period log-return quantile forecasting procedure to evaluate the performance of eleven nearby commodity futures contracts (NCFC) using a sample of 897 daily price observations and at-the-money (ATM) put and call implied volatilities of the corresponding prices for the period from 1/16/2008 to 7/29/2011. The statistical approach employs dynamic log-returns quantile regression models to forecast price densities using implied volatilities (IVs) and factors estimated through principal component analysis (PCA) from the IVs, pooled IVs and lagged returns. Extensive in-sample and out-of-sample analyses are conducted, including assessment of excess trading returns, and evaluations of several combinations of quantiles, model specifications, and NCFC's. The results suggest that the IV-PCA-factors, particularly pooled return-IV-PCA-factors, improve quantile forecasting power relative to models using only individual IV information. The ratio of the put-IV to the call-IV is also found to improve quantile forecasting performance of log returns. Improvements in quantile forecasting performance are found to be better in the tails of the distribution than in the center. Trading performance based on quantile forecasts from the models above generated significant excess returns. Finally, the fact that the single IV forecasts were outperformed by their quantile regression (QR) counterparts suggests that the conditional distribution of the log-returns is not normal.

Dorta, Miguel

2012-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

180

The First W76 Warhead Returns to Service | National Nuclear Security  

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First W76 Warhead Returns to Service | National Nuclear Security First W76 Warhead Returns to Service | National Nuclear Security Administration Our Mission Managing the Stockpile Preventing Proliferation Powering the Nuclear Navy Emergency Response Recapitalizing Our Infrastructure Continuing Management Reform Countering Nuclear Terrorism About Us Our Programs Our History Who We Are Our Leadership Our Locations Budget Our Operations Media Room Congressional Testimony Fact Sheets Newsletters Press Releases Speeches Events Social Media Video Gallery Photo Gallery NNSA Archive Federal Employment Apply for Our Jobs Our Jobs Working at NNSA Blog Home > About Us > Our History > NNSA Timeline > The First W76 Warhead Returns to Service The First W76 Warhead Returns to Service February 23, 2009 Amarillo, TX The First W76 Warhead Returns to Service

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181

EA-0942: Return of Isotope Capsules to the Waste Encapsulation and Storage  

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

42: Return of Isotope Capsules to the Waste Encapsulation and 42: Return of Isotope Capsules to the Waste Encapsulation and Storage Facility, Hanford Site, Richland, Washington EA-0942: Return of Isotope Capsules to the Waste Encapsulation and Storage Facility, Hanford Site, Richland, Washington SUMMARY This EA evaluates the environmental impacts of the proposal for the return of all leased cesium-137 and strontium-90 leased capsules to the U.S. Department of Energy's Waste Encapsulation and Storage Facility on the Hanford Site, to ensure safe management and storage, pending final disposition. PUBLIC COMMENT OPPORTUNITIES None available at this time. DOCUMENTS AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD May 11, 1994 EA-0942: Finding of No Significant Impact Return of Isotope Capsules to the Waste Encapsulation and Storage Facility, Hanford Site, Richland, Washington

182

Effect of Return Air Leakage on Air Conditioner Performance in Hot/Humid Climates  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

An experimental study was conducted to quantify the effect of return air leakage from hot/humid attic spaces on the performance of a residential air conditioner. Tests were conducted in psychrometric facilities where temperatures and humidities could be controlled closely. Return air leakage from hot attic spaces was simulated by assuming adiabatic mixing of the indoor air at normal conditions with the attic air at high temperatures. Effective capacity and Energy Efficiency Ratio both decreased with increased return air leakage. However, power consumption was relatively constant for all variables except outdoor temperature, which meant that for the same power consumption, the unit delivered much lower performance when there was return air leakage. The increase in sensible heat ratio (SHR) with increasing leakage showed one of the most detrimental effects of return air leakage on performance.

O'Neal, D. L.; Rodriguez, A.; Davis, M.; Kondepudi, S.

1996-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

183

Stock returns and the dispersion in earnings forecasts, Working Paper No  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Abstract: The efficient market hypothesis based on homogeneous expectations implies that future stock returns are unpredictable. However, the forecastability of stock returns has been well documented in a substantial literature. This paper introduces a new forecasting variable, dispersion in analysts earnings forecasts. The implication from this finding is not only that we have another piece of evidence that stock returns are predictable, but also that alternative models should be used to explain movements of stock prices. Hence, this paper derives a relation between the dispersion in forecasts and future stock returns based on Harrison and Kreps (1978) and shows that the dispersion in forecasts exerts its own positive effect on demand in the market. Furthermore, this paper shows empirically that the dispersion in expectations has particularly strong predictive power for future stock returns at intermediate horizons (between 24 months and 43 months) and that it contains information about future stock returns aside from the information contained in other variables. In addition, the direction of predictive power from the dispersion for future stock returns is consistent with the derived relation from Harrison and Kreps (1978). This paper also shows that most of the movements in dispersion cannot be explained by other variables, such as common financial indicators, macroeconomic variables, market volatility, or non-economic events. Finally, Monte Carlo simulation shows that finite sample biases in long-horizon regressions using the dispersion do not seem so serious.

Cheolbeom Park

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

184

Extracellular nonmitogenic angiogenesis factor and method of isolation thereof from wound fluid  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A nonmitogenic angiogenesis factor is isolated from wound fluid by dialysis to include materials in the molecular size range of 2,000 to 14,000, lyophilization, and chromatography. The nonmitogenic angiogenesis factor is identified by activity by corneal implant assay and by cell migration assay. The angiogenesis factor is also characterized by inactivity by mitogenesis assay.

Banda, Michael J. (San Francisco, CA); Werb, Zena (San Francisco, CA); Knighton, David R. (San Francisco, CA); Hunt, Thomas K. (San Francisco, CA)

1985-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

185

Characterization of wound monitoring systems used to quantify and locate plutonium contamination  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

When an accident involving the possibility of a plutonium contaminated wound occurs, the contamination is often quantified using sodium iodide (NaI(Tl)) and high purity germanium (HPGe) detection systems. The NaI(Tl) system is used to quantify the amount of contamination, while HPGe is used to gauge the depth of contamination in the wound. Assessment of plutonium contaminated wounds is difficult due to the lowenergy and yield of the uranium L-shell x rays used for the measurement, which can be effected by source distance, shape, and tissue attenuation. These effects on wound counting systems used at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) were characterized experimentally using common source shapes (disk, point, and line) and acrylic plastic as a tissue substitute. Experiments were conducted to characterize detector responses as a function of tissue attenuation, source distance, and source depth in tissue. The computer code MCNP5 was used to model both systems for wound counting and better examine angular displacement of a line source in tissue. The NaI(Tl) detector response was characterized using absolute detector efficiency for all experimental measurements. Measurements showed that the NaI(Tl) system is significantly effected by the source to detector position and depth in tissue. Characterization of the HPGe detection system was done utilizing the peak-to-peak ratio from the two low-energy x rays. HPGe peak-to-peak ratios were not affected by source to detector distance, but showed an increased response to source depth in tissue. MCNP results suggested that small incident angles from the plane of the detector face can cause significant effects on the response of both detectors. In summary, the response of both systems showed dependence on source geometry and depth of contamination in tissue. Correction values and uncertainties were determined based on these dependencies.

Dimmerling, Paul James

2007-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

186

U-193: NetBSD System Call Return Value Validation Flaw Lets Local Users  

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

3: NetBSD System Call Return Value Validation Flaw Lets Local 3: NetBSD System Call Return Value Validation Flaw Lets Local Users Gain Elevated Privileges U-193: NetBSD System Call Return Value Validation Flaw Lets Local Users Gain Elevated Privileges June 18, 2012 - 8:00am Addthis PROBLEM: A vulnerability was reported in NetBSD. A local user can obtain elevated privileges on the target system. PLATFORM: Version(s): 4.0.*, 5.0.*, 5.1, 6.0 Beta ABSTRACT: On Intel CPUs, the sysret instruction can be manipulated into returning to specific non-canonical addresses, which may yield a CPU reset. We cannot currently rule out with utter confidence that this vulnerability could not also be used to execute code with kernel privilege instead of crashing the system. reference LINKS: Vendor Advisory Security Tracker ID 1027178 CVE-2012-0217

187

Probing the Fast and Slow Components of Global Warming by Returning Abruptly to Preindustrial Forcing  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The fast and slow components of global warming in a comprehensive climate model are isolated by examining the response to an instantaneous return to preindustrial forcing. The response is characterized by an initial fast exponential decay with an ...

Isaac M. Held; Michael Winton; Ken Takahashi; Thomas Delworth; Fanrong Zeng; Geoffrey K. Vallis

2010-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

188

The Final B61 Refurbished Warhead Returns to the U.S. Stockpile | National  

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Final B61 Refurbished Warhead Returns to the U.S. Stockpile | National Final B61 Refurbished Warhead Returns to the U.S. Stockpile | National Nuclear Security Administration Our Mission Managing the Stockpile Preventing Proliferation Powering the Nuclear Navy Emergency Response Recapitalizing Our Infrastructure Continuing Management Reform Countering Nuclear Terrorism About Us Our Programs Our History Who We Are Our Leadership Our Locations Budget Our Operations Media Room Congressional Testimony Fact Sheets Newsletters Press Releases Speeches Events Social Media Video Gallery Photo Gallery NNSA Archive Federal Employment Apply for Our Jobs Our Jobs Working at NNSA Blog Home > About Us > Our History > NNSA Timeline > The Final B61 Refurbished Warhead Returns to ... The Final B61 Refurbished Warhead Returns to the U.S. Stockpile January 09, 2009

189

Greenhouse Gas Return on Investment: A New Metric for Energy Technology  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

CarbonPlanet, 2007, Greenhouse Gas Emissions by Country,In this discussion of greenhouse gas emissions and energyGreenhouse Gas Return on Investment: A New Metric for Energy

Reich-Weiser, Corinne; Dornfeld, David; Horne, Steve

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

190

Correlation Coefficients between Horizontally and Vertically Polarized Returns from Ground Clutter  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Characteristics of the magnitude and phase of correlation coefficients between horizontally and vertically polarized returns from ground clutter echoes are quantified by analyzing histograms obtained with an 11-cm wavelength weather surveillance ...

Dusan S. Zrni?; Valery M. Melnikov; Alexander V. Ryzhkov

2006-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

191

On the effectiveness of returns policies in the price-dependent newsvendor model  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

5] Granot, D. and S. Yin. Price and Order Postponement inNewsvendor Model with Price-Dependent Demand. Working Paper.of Returns Policies in the Price-Dependent Newsvendor Model.

Granot, D; Yin, Shuya Y

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

192

Radar Sea ReturnsOcean-Ripple Spectrum and Breaking-Wave Influence  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Radar cross sections reported by Guinard et al. are normalized with respect to their mean value obtained with different bands but at the same wind velocity. The results confirm that there are significant differences between returns with VV and HH ...

Jin Wu

1990-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

193

International stock market linkages : are overnight returns on the U.S. Market informative?.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??Based on the theory of international stock market co-movements, this study shows that a profitable trading strategy can be developed. The U.S. market return is (more)

An, Byeongung

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

194

Modeling Return Periods of Tropical Cyclone Intensities in the Vicinity of Hawaii  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Tropical cyclones in the vicinity of Hawaii have resulted in great property damage. An estimate of the return periods of tropical cyclone intensities is of particular interest to governments, public interest groups, and private sectors.

Pao-Shin Chu; Jianxin Wang

1998-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

195

Use of a Mixed-Layer Model to Investigate Problems in Operational Prediction of Return Flow  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Inaccuracy in the numerical prediction of the moisture content of return-flow air over the Gulf of Mexico continues to plague operational forecasters. At the Environmental Modeling Center/National Centers for Environmental Prediction in the ...

John M. Lewis

2007-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

196

Lighting Business Case -- A Report Analyzing Lighting Technology Opportunities with High Return on Investment Energy Savings for the Federal Sector  

SciTech Connect

This document analyzes lighting technology opportunities with high return on investment energy savings for the Federal sector.

Jones, Carol C.; Richman, Eric E.

2005-12-30T23:59:59.000Z

197

Model of home heating and calculation of rates of return to household energy conservation investment  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This study attempts to find out if households' investments on energy conservation yield expected returns. It first builds a home-heating regression model, then uses the results of the model to calculate the rates of return for households' investments on the energy conservation. The home heating model includes housing characteristics, economic and demographic variables, appliance related variables, and regional dummy variables. Housing characteristic variables are modeled according to the specific physical relationship between the house and its heating requirement. Data from the Residential Energy Consumption Survey (RECS) of 1980-1981 is used for the empirical testing of the model. The model is estimated for single-detached family houses separately for three major home-heating fuel types: electricity, natural gas and fuel oil. Four scenarios are used to calculate rates of return for each household. The results show in the Northern areas the rates of return in most of the cases are a lot higher than market interest rates. In the Western and Southern areas, with few exceptions, the rates of return are lower than market interest rates. The variation of heating degree days and energy prices can affect the rates of return up to 20 percentage points.

Hsueh, L.M.

1984-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

198

3D Thermal and Electrochemical Model for Spirally Wound Large Format Lithium-ion Batteries (Presentation)  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

In many commercial cells, long tabs at both cell sides, leading to uniform potentials along the spiral direction of wound jelly rolls, are rarely seen because of their high manufacturing cost. More often, several metal strips are welded at discrete locations along both current collector foils. With this design, the difference of electrical potentials is easily built up along current collectors in the spiral direction. Hence, the design features of the tabs, such as number, location and size, can be crucial factors for spiral-shaped battery cells. This paper presents a Li-ion battery cell model having a 3-dimensional spiral mesh involving a wound jellyroll structure. Further results and analysis will be given regarding impacts of tab location, number, and size.

Lee, K. J.; Kim, G. H.; Smith, K.

2010-10-14T23:59:59.000Z

199

Three-Dimensional Thermal-Electrochemical Coupled Model for Spirally Wound Large-Format Lithium-Ion Batteries (Presentation)  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This presentation discusses the behavior of spirally wound large-format Li-ion batteries with respect to their design. The objectives of the study include developing thermal and electrochemical models resolving 3-dimensional spirally wound structures of cylindrical cells, understanding the mechanisms and interactions between local electrochemical reactions and macroscopic heat and electron transfers, and developing a tool and methodology to support macroscopic designs of cylindrical Li-ion battery cells.

Lee, K. J.; Smith K.; Kim, G. H.

2011-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

200

Normal-zone detection in tokamak superconducting magnets with Co- wound voltage sensors  

SciTech Connect

This paper discusses advantages and disadvantages of different locations of co-wound voltage sensors for quench detection in tokamak magnets with a cable-in-conduit conductor. The voltage sensor locations are analyzed and estimates of the anticipated noise vs. dB/dt are derived for transverse, parallel, and self fields. The LLNL Noise Rejection Experiment, also described here, is designed to verify theoretical expectations on a copper cable exposed to these fields that will simulate the tokamak field environment.

Martovetsky, N.N.; Chaplin, M.R.

1995-06-08T23:59:59.000Z

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201

Conditional Correlations and Volatility Spillovers Between Crude Oil and Stock Index Returns  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Abstract: This paper investigates the conditional correlations and volatility spillovers between crude oil returns and stock index returns. Daily returns from 2 January 1998 to 4 November 2009 of the crude oil spot, forward and futures prices from the WTI and Brent markets, and the FTSE100, NYSE, Dow Jones and S&P500 index returns, are analysed using the CCC model of Bollerslev (1990), VARMA-GARCH model of Ling and McAleer (2003), VARMA-AGARCH model of McAleer, Hoti and Chan (2008), and DCC model of Engle (2002). Based on the CCC model, the estimates of conditional correlations for returns across markets are very low, and some are not statistically significant, which means the conditional shocks are correlated only in the same market and not across markets. However, the DCC estimates of the conditional correlations are always significant. This result makes it clear that the assumption of constant conditional correlations is not supported empirically. Surprisingly, the empirical results from the VARMA-GARCH and VARMA-AGARCH models provide little evidence of volatility spillovers between the crude oil and financial markets. The evidence of asymmetric effects of negative and positive shocks of equal magnitude on the conditional variances suggests that VARMA-AGARCH is superior to VARMA-GARCH and

Roengchai Tansuchat; Chia-lin Chang; Michael Mcaleer; Roengchai Tansuchat; Chia-lin Chang; Michael Mcaleer

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

202

Marius Stan Returning to Reddit To Tie Up Loose Ends | Department of Energy  

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

Marius Stan Returning to Reddit To Tie Up Loose Ends Marius Stan Returning to Reddit To Tie Up Loose Ends Marius Stan Returning to Reddit To Tie Up Loose Ends February 22, 2013 - 5:28pm Addthis Marius Stan, computational energy scientist from Argonne National Lab, submits his verification photo as part of an informal question and answer session with Internet users on the Ask Me Anything section of the social website Reddit on February 14, 2013. Marius Stan, computational energy scientist from Argonne National Lab, submits his verification photo as part of an informal question and answer session with Internet users on the Ask Me Anything section of the social website Reddit on February 14, 2013. Michael Hess Michael Hess Former Digital Communications Specialist, Office of Public Affairs What is Reddit? Reddit is a social site where users post content voted "up" or

203

Fossil Energy R&D Returns Significant National Benefit in More Than Three  

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

Fossil Energy R&D Returns Significant National Benefit in More Than Fossil Energy R&D Returns Significant National Benefit in More Than Three Decades of Achievement Fossil Energy R&D Returns Significant National Benefit in More Than Three Decades of Achievement July 27, 2011 - 1:00pm Addthis Washington, DC - Research and development (R&D) activities at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Office of Fossil Energy (FE) have helped increase domestic energy supplies and security, lowered costs, improved efficiencies, and enhanced environmental protection over the past 30 years, according to newly released informational materials. "This newly released information emphatically underscores the historic benefit and future role of FE research in developing and commercially deploying new technologies that provide sustainable benefits to the

204

Award Spotlight Could Return to EM-Developed Technology for Tracking  

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

Award Spotlight Could Return to EM-Developed Technology for Award Spotlight Could Return to EM-Developed Technology for Tracking Shipments Award Spotlight Could Return to EM-Developed Technology for Tracking Shipments August 27, 2013 - 12:00pm Addthis James Shuler, manager of DOE’s Packaging Certification Program, within EM's Office of Packaging and Transportation, discusses the radiofrequency identification technology he developed. At left is RFID Team Leader Yung Liu, with Argonne National Laboratory. James Shuler, manager of DOE's Packaging Certification Program, within EM's Office of Packaging and Transportation, discusses the radiofrequency identification technology he developed. At left is RFID Team Leader Yung Liu, with Argonne National Laboratory. The radiofrequency identification technology EM's James Shuler developed is shown here, attached to a waste shipment.

205

Team Canada Returns to the Solar Decathlon with First Nation Values in Mind  

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

Team Canada Returns to the Solar Decathlon with First Nation Values Team Canada Returns to the Solar Decathlon with First Nation Values in Mind Team Canada Returns to the Solar Decathlon with First Nation Values in Mind June 2, 2011 - 5:30pm Addthis A model of Team Canada's TRTL house | Courtest of Riley Brandt, Team Canada A model of Team Canada's TRTL house | Courtest of Riley Brandt, Team Canada April Saylor April Saylor Former Digital Outreach Strategist, Office of Public Affairs What does this project do? Team Canada's 2011 Solar Decathlon house -- which is known as TRTL (Technological Residence that respects Traditional Living.) -- addresses critical housing issues in Alberta, Canada's Aboriginal communities. In honor of the U.S Department of Energy's Solar Decathlon -- which challenges 20 collegiate teams to design, build, and operate solar-powered

206

Exploitable patterns in retirement annuity returns: evidence from TIAA/CREF  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Evidence suggests that predictabilities in asset class returns exist but transactions costs prevent exploiting them using individual securities. Extant research also shows that these relationships may by exploitable through the trading of mutual funds but fails to examine whether this relationship exists within an individual fund family. This paper finds that TIAA/CREF retirement annuities exhibit predictable elements that could be exploited by informed traders. The proposed trading strategy dominates a buy-and-hold strategy by producing higher raw and risk-adjusted returns. Additionally,

Edward M. Miller A; Larry J. Prather B

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

207

BaBar technical design report: Chapter 9, Magnet coil and flux return  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The BaBar magnet is a thin, 1.5 T superconducting solenoid with a hexagonal flux return. This chapter discusses the physics requirements and performance goals for the magnet, describes key interfaces, and summarizes the projected magnet performance. It also presents the design of the superconducting solenoid, including magnetic design, cold mass design, quench protection and stability, cold mass cooling, cryostat design, and coil assembly and transportation. The cryogenic supply system and instrumentation are described briefly, and the flux return is described.

O`Connor, T.; The BaBar Collaboration

1995-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

208

Effects of Distance and Debris Exposure on Survival and Injury of Juvenile Fish within a Fish Return System  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This study adds to the existing Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) fish return data sets and creates a baseline for survival of various juvenile species transported by average and longer length fish return systems and exposure to debris within these systems. The data presented compliments previous EPRI studies (1021372 and 1024999) on the influence of fish return system design and operation on fish survival.BackgroundThe U.S. Environmental Protection ...

2013-08-12T23:59:59.000Z

209

Evaluation Returns  

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

1. Emergency Management Planning and Training Assistance 2. Breakout Panel Discussion on Rail Shipments of Foreign Research Reactor SNF and Naval Fuel (tie) 3. Routing Topic Group...

210

Corporate Investment, Book-to-Market, Firm Size and Stock Returns: Empirical Evidence  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We examine the empirical relations among firm-level investment growth, market value of equity, bookto-market ratio (B/M), and stock returns. Under the widely used Fama and French (FF) methods, firms classified as big and low-B/M (B/L) significantly accelerate investment prior to the classification year. Their market values of equity rise and their leverage levels diminish. Firms classified as small and high-B/M (S/H) reduce investment and increase leverage. In other words, FF classification methods implicitly assign firms to portfolios conditional on past investment growth. Berk, Green, and Naik (BGN, 1999) offer a model and simulations consistent with such patterns in firm-level fundamentals. BGNs model also predicts that systematic risk and expected equity returns evolve dynamically with firm-level investment, and that firm fundamentals such as B/M and firm size proxy for investment-related changes in risk. Consistent with BGN, we find that average raw returns vary across portfolios of stocks formed on the basis of past investment growth. We find weakened evidence of a value premium after categorizing stocks by investment growth. Investment growth also has explanatory power in cross-sectional and timeseries regressions of stock returns and appears to provide information similar to that of B/M.

Christopher W. Anderson; Luis Garcia-Feijo

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

211

Genesis : the search for origins : the curation and contamination control of returned solar wind samples  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The purpose of the studies carried out in this thesis was to aid in the curation of samples of solar wind returned to earth on the Genesis spacecraft. An experimental study was carried out to aid development of a set of ...

Jackson, Benjamin K

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

212

Oil Markets After the Hurricanes: Reversion to the Mean or Return to Recent Trend?  

Reports and Publications (EIA)

This presentation focuses on the impacts Hurricanes Katrina, Rita, and Wilma will have on oil markets (supply, demand, stocks, and imports) in the fourth quarter of 2005 and into 2006. The presentation looks examines whether oil markets are likely to return to much lower prices (the long term average) or continue the trend of high oil prices seen over the last couple of years.

Information Center

2005-12-14T23:59:59.000Z

213

Peer-to-peer inventory management of returnable transport items: A design science approach  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The packaged gas industry suffers from the loss of gas cylinders due to ineffective inventory management and lack of suitably robust identification technologies. This paper takes a design science approach to this problem and contributes a prototype inventory ... Keywords: Inventory, Packaged gas, RFID, Returnable transport item, Wireless sensor network

Alex Mason; Andy Shaw; Ahmed Al-Shamma'a

2012-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

214

Shutdown Hideout Return Chemistry at Browns Ferry-2 and Hatch-2  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This report describes and analyzes the results of augmented hideout return studies conducted at the Browns Ferry 2 and Hatch 2 boiling water reactors (BWRs) during shutdowns in the spring of 2003. The aim was to provide insights into differences in corrosion of similar fuel cladding materials at the two facilities.

2004-03-04T23:59:59.000Z

215

Low-Level Jet Development during a Numerically Simulated Return Flow Event  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The evolution of the southerly low-level jet (LLJ) during a return flow event is studied using output from the Penn State/NCAR Mesoscale Model (Version 4). Three geographically different southerly LLJs develop in the simulation: one over the ...

Richard C. Igau; John W. Nielsen-Gammon

1998-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

216

Predicting EU Energy Industry Excess Returns on EU Market Index via a Constrained Genetic Algorithm  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This article introduces an automated procedure to simultaneously select variables and detect outliers in a dynamic linear model using information criteria as objective functions and diagnostic tests as constraints for the distributional properties of ... Keywords: C32, C52, C53, C61, C63, Excess return, Genetic algorithm, Information criteria, Model selection, Penalty function method

Massimiliano Kaucic

2009-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

217

DVB-H Systems: Quality-Based Active Handoff Assisted by UMTS Return Channels  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Digital Video Broadcasting for Handheld terminals (DVB-H) is a new standard developed by DVB Project consortium to enable the delivery of broadcast transmissions to mobile terminals (such as, cellular telephone, PDA, pocket PC, etc.). Being the DVB-H ... Keywords: Active handoff, DVB-H, Power saving, UMTS return channel

Giuseppe Araniti; Antonio Iera; Antonella Molinaro

2010-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

218

A Study of a Lifting Body as a Space Station Crew Exigency Return Vehicle (CERV)  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A lifting body is described for use as a return vehicle for crews from a space station. Reentry trajectories, subsystem weights and performance, and costs are included. The baseline vehicle is sized for a crew of eight. An alternate configuration is ...

MacConochie Ian O.

2000-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

219

Why Rate-of-Return adders are unlikely to increase transmission investment  

SciTech Connect

The Energy Policy Act of 2005 mandated that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission develop incentives to enhance investment in transmission. In Order 679 FERC authorized the use of rate-of-return ''adders'' as an incentive mechanism, and it has subsequently approved them in individual proceedings. The evidence suggests that such adders are unlikely to be effective tools for enhancing investment. (author)

Lyon, Thomas P.

2007-06-15T23:59:59.000Z

220

Appendix 18 Excerpt from Return to the River, Chatper 5 (Williams et al.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Appendix 18 Excerpt from Return to the River, Chatper 5 (Williams et al. 2000) The pages; Meehan 1991; Rhodes et al. 1994). In this chapter, we summarize the major habitat requirements of various progressively lower densities of juvenile salmonids (Li et al. 1995b). Summer temperatures in most Columbia

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221

An Automated Algorithm for Detection of Hydrometeor Returns in Micropulse Lidar Data  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A cloud detection algorithm for a low power micropulse lidar is presented that attempts to identify all of the significant power returns from the vertical column above the lidar at all times. The main feature of the algorithm is construction of ...

E. E. Clothiaux; G. G. Mace; T. P. Ackerman; T. J. Kane; J. D. Spinhirne; V. S. Scott

1998-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

222

Costs and Returns Trends in the Gulf of Mexico Shrimp Industry, 197178  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Costs and Returns Trends in the Gulf of Mexico Shrimp Industry, 1971·78 JOHN P. WARREN and WADE L. GRIFFIN Figure I.-Total U.S. Gulf of Mexico shrimp landings: Volume (million pounds), value (million dollars), average price (cents/pound), and days fished (thousands), 1956-77. The Gulf of Mexico Shrimp

223

Do Innovations Really Pay Off? Total Stock Market Returns to Innovation  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Critics often decry an earnings-focused short-term orientation of management that eschews spending on risky, long-term projects such as innovation to boost a firm's stock price. Such critics assume that stock markets react positively to announcements ... Keywords: Fama-French 3-factor model, event study, high-tech marketing, innovation, market returns

Ashish Sood; Gerard J. Tellis

2009-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

224

Planetary Rover Developments Supporting Mars Exploration, Sample Return and Future Human-Robotic Colonization  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We overview our recent research on planetary mobility. Products of this effort include the Field Integrated Design & Operations rover (FIDO), Sample Return Rover (SRR), reconfigurable rover units that function as an All Terrain Explorer (ATE), and ... Keywords: all terrain mobility, cooperating robots, mobile robots, reconfigurable robots, robot architecture, robotic colonies

Paul S. Schenker; Terry L. Huntsberger; Paolo Pirjanian; Eric T. Baumgartner; Eddie Tunstel

2003-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

225

Acemannan-containing wound dressing gel reduces radiation-induced skin reactions in C3H mice  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

To determine (a) whether a wound dressing gel that contains acemannan extracted from aloe leaves affects the severity of radiation-induced acute skin reactions in C3H mice; (b) if so, whether other commercially available gels such as a personal lubricating jelly and a healing ointment have similar effects; and (c) when the wound dressing gel should be applied for maximum effect. Male C3H mice received graded single doses of gamma radiation ranging from 30 to 47.5 Gy to the right leg. In most experiments, the gel was applied daily beginning immediately after irradiation. Dose-response curves were obtained by plotting the percentage of mice that reached or exceeded a given peak skin reaction as a function of dose. Curves were fitted by logit analysis and ED{sub 50} values, and 95% confidence limits were obtained. The average peak skin reactions of the wound dressing gel-treated mice were lower than those of the untreated mice at all radiation doses tested. The ED{sub 50} values for skin reactions of 2.0-2.75 were approximately 7 Gy higher in the wound dressing gel-treated mice. The average peak skin reactions and the ED{sub 50} values for mice treated with personal lubricating jelly or healing ointment were similar to irradiated control values. Reduction in the percentage of mice with skin reactions of 2.5 or more was greatest in the groups that received wound dressing gel for at least 2 weeks beginning immediately after irradiation. There was no effect if gel was applied only before irradiation or beginning 1 week after irradiation. Wound dressing gel, but not personal lubricating jelly or healing ointment, reduces acute radiation-induced skin reactions in C3H mice if applied daily for at least 2 weeks beginning immediately after irradiation. 31 refs., 4 figs., 1 tab.

Roberts, D.B.; Travis, E.L. [Univ. of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX (United States)

1995-07-15T23:59:59.000Z

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FINITE ELEMENT VIBRATION ANALYSIS OF A HELICALLY WOUND TUBULAR AND LAMINATED COMPOSITE MATERIAL BEAM  

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Abstract-Finite element stiffness and consistent mass matrices are derived for helically wound, symmetrical composite tubes. The tubular element is considered to have constant cross-section and small deformations restricted to a plane. Each node has three degrees of freedom: axial and transverse displacement and rotation (slope oftransverse displacement). Shell theory and lamination theory are used to formulate element stiffness matrices. The stiffness and mass matrices derived from the helically wound tubular composite material are reduced to symmetrically laminated composite beam. The free vibration and natural frequency are investigated for five different materials: steel, aluminum, carbon/N5280, Kevlar-49/epoxy and graphite/epoxy composites and various layup configurations. One application of a rotating flexible beam is investigated. The dynamic model of the flexible rotating beam includes the coupled effect between the rigid body motion and the flexible motion. The inverse dynamic simulation is performed by a prescribed driving torque in the numerical simulation. The influence of flexibility on rigid body motion are presented and discussed. From the numerical results, the composite material strongly possesses the lower power consumption and the passive control in damping the vibration of the structure. INTRODUcnON

C. I. Chen; V. H. Mucino; E. J. Barbero

1992-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

227

Testing the bivariate distribution of daily equity returns using copulas. An application to the Spanish stock market  

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The problem of the identification of dependencies between time series of equity returns is analyzed. Marginal distribution functions are assumed to be known, and a bivariate chi-square test of fit is applied in a fully parametric copula approach. Several ... Keywords: Bivariate chi-square statistic, Copulas, Daily equity returns, Risk management

Oriol Roch; Antonio Alegre

2006-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Design and modeling of cylindrical and falt-wound lithium-ion cells for the PNGV application.  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

In this study, 10-Ah cylindrical and flat-wound cells were designed and studied for use in batteries for the Partnership for a New Generation of Vehicles (PNGV). A low-cost current collection system was devised that results in a low resistance. Heat rejection from flat cells is much better than that from cylindrical cells and is an important safety factor. Very compact, powerful batteries of about 1.5 kW/L can be designed with wound lithium-ion cells.

Nelson, P. A.; Henriksen, G. L.; Amine, K.

2000-11-10T23:59:59.000Z

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National Nuclear Security Administration Contractors' Disability Compensation and Return-to-Work Programs, IG-0867  

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

Audit Report Audit Report The National Nuclear Security Administration Contractors' Disability Compensation and Return-to-Work Programs DOE/IG-0867 June 2012 U.S. Department of Energy Office of Inspector General Office of Audits and Inspections Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 June 18, 2012 MEMORANDUM FOR THE SECRETARY FROM: Gregory H. Friedman Inspector General SUBJECT: INFORMATION: Audit Report on "NNSA Contractors' Disability Compensation and Return-to-Work Programs" INTRODUCTION AND OBJECTIVE The Department of Energy's National Nuclear Security Administration is responsible for the Nation's nuclear weapons programs. NNSA relies on contractors to manage and operate the seven sites that form its nuclear security enterprise, including three national laboratories. Under

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Blog Archive » Team Canada Returns to  

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Team Canada Returns to the Solar Decathlon With First Nation Values in Mind Team Canada Returns to the Solar Decathlon With First Nation Values in Mind Friday, June 3, 2011 By April Saylor Editor's Note: This entry has been cross-posted from DOE's Energy Blog. In honor of the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon-which challenges 20 collegiate teams to design, build, and operate solar-powered houses that are cost-effective, energy-efficient, and attractive-we are profiling each of the 20 teams participating in the competition. For our latest profile, we took a look at Team Canada's design from the University of Calgary, which is making its second go at the competition after placing an impressive sixth out of 20 in Solar Decathlon 2009. Photo of a group of people standing around a small table with a model of TRTL. Members of Team Canada display a model of TRTL at the International

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Effective deployment of photovoltaics in the Mediterranean countries: Balancing policy risk and return  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Although the Mediterranean region is blessed with abundant solar resources, photovoltaic energy currently represents a very small share of power production. In Germany however, a much less sunny country, the photovoltaic (PV) industry is booming. This country has become a front runner in the adoption of PV because of effective policy incentives. Based on a cross-case study analysis of the German, Spanish and Greek PV markets, this paper investigates factors determining the effectiveness of PV policies. Our analysis shows that, above a certain level of return, risk-related factors (such as policy instability and administrative hurdles) play a more important role in influencing investment decisions than return-related factors (such as the level of a feed-in tariff). (author)

Luethi, S. [IWOe-HSG, Institute for Economy and the Environment, University of St. Gallen, Tigerbergstr. 2, CH-9000 St. Gallen (Switzerland)

2010-06-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy Returned On Investment of Engineered Geothermal Systems Annual Report FY2010  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Energy Return On Investment (EROI) is an important figure of merit for assessing the viability of energy alternatives. EROI analyses of geothermal energy are either out of date or presented online with little supporting documentation. Often comparisons of energy systems inappropriately use 'efficiency' when EROI would be more appropriate. For geothermal electric power generation, EROI is determined by the electric energy delivered to the consumer compared to the energy consumed to build, operate, and decommission the facility.

Mansure, A.J.

2010-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

233

DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS  

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... b. Piping in boiler and mechanical equipment rooms less than 1 inch inside diameter; ... Dietetics Animal Facility Domiciliary/MHRRTP Boiler Plant ...

2012-02-24T23:59:59.000Z

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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS  

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... Pittsburgh (UD) 646 PA 0.125 0.048 L Poplar Bluff 657A4 MO 1.100 0.303 H Port Hudson 870 LA 0.123 0.055 L Portland 648 OR 0.984 0.345 H ...

2012-02-24T23:59:59.000Z

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Development and evaluation of a meter for measuring return line fluid flow rates during drilling  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The most costly problem routinely encountered in geothermal drilling is lost circulation, which occurs when drilling fluid is lost to the formation rather than circulating back to the surface. The successful and economical treatment of lost circulation requires the accurate measurement of drilling fluid flow rate both into and out of the well. This report documents the development of a meter for measuring drilling fluid outflow rates in the return line of a drilling rig. The meter employs a rolling counterbalanced float that rides on the surface of the fluid in the return line. The angle of the float pivot arm is sensed with a pendulum potentiometer, and the height of the float is calculated from this measurement. The float height is closely related to the fluid height and, therefore, the flow rate in the line. The prototype rolling float meter was extensively tested under laboratory conditions in the Wellbore Hydraulics Flow Facility; results from these tests were used in the design of the field prototype rolling float meter. The field prototype meter was tested under actual drilling conditions in August and September 1991 at the Long Valley Exploratory Well near Mammoth Lakes, Ca. In addition, the performance of several other commercially available inflow and outflow meters was evaluated in the field. The tested inflow meters included conventional pump stroke counters, rotary pump speed counters, magnetic flowmeters, and an ultrasonic Doppler flowmeter. On the return flow line, a standard paddlemeter, an acoustic level meter, and the prototype rolling float meter were evaluated for measuring drilling fluid outflow rates.

Loeppke, G.E.; Schafer, D.M.; Glowka, D.A.; Scott, D.D.; Wernig, M.D. (Sandia National Labs., Albuquerque, NM (United States)); Wright, E.K. (Ktech Corp., Albuquerque, NM (United States))

1992-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Relative Investment Risks and Returns of Energy Management and Production Projects  

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Engineering managers must routinely make decisions on how to allocate limited resources to achieve the most benefit. Energy conservation and increased or new productivity are two areas which compete for operating and capital budgets. This paper will describe how these objectives can be compared and properly addressed to result in a more satisfactory and reliable decision when allocating budget monies. Comparisons are made using a model to evaluate risk vs. return. The model numerically expresses alternatives in terms of confidence ratios or relative payouts modified by achievement probability.

Gaffney, B. J.; Inyard, F. H.

1983-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

237

Differences of opinion and the cross-section of stock returns  

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We provide evidence that stocks with higher dispersion in analysts earnings forecasts earn lower future returns than otherwise similar stocks. This effect is most pronounced in small stocks, and stocks that have performed poorly over the past year. Interpreting dispersion in analysts forecasts as a proxy for differences in opinion about a stock, we show that this evidence is consistent with the hypothesis that prices will reflect the optimistic view whenever investors with the lowest valuations do not trade. By contrast, our evidence is inconsistent with a view that dispersion in analysts forecasts proxies for risk.

Karl B. Diether; Christopher J. Malloy; Anna Scherbina

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Honk Kong milestone: rate of return is tied to emissions levels  

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In early January, the Hong Kong government announced that it has reached a new agreement with two power companies for a rate of return on assets of 9.99 percent - but with a new twist. If the two companies perform beyond current emissions caps, they may earn a 0.05 to 0.1 percent bonus; if they fail, a 0.2 to 0.4 percent penalty may apply. There is also a provision to earn 11 percent if the companies' renewable energy generation reaches a certain proportion as well as provisions to promote energy conservation.

NONE

2008-03-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Return Migration Among Latin American Elderly in the U.S.: A Study of its Magnitude, Characteristics and Consequences  

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home countries because they do not receive Social Security.to their home countries. However, Social Security benefitsSecurity benefits which may either prompt or discourage them from returning to their home

Vega, Alma Celina

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

240

Are Returns to Education on the Decline in Venezuela and Does Mission Sucre Have a Role to Play?  

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Anecdotal evidence points to a falling standard of living for the educated in Venezuela. During this same period, President Hugo Chvez implemented several education reforms. We focus on a major university education reform known as Mission Sucre and its potential impact on returns to university education. First, we show that returns to education decreased significantly in Venezuela from 2002 to 2008. Subsequently, we explore the impact of the program on nonprogram participants and provide evidence that a substantial part of the falling returns at the tertiary level can be linked to Mission Sucre. Our results suggest that the reform created a negative externality on students who did not participate in the program, leading to a 2.7 percentage point decline in returns to university education for non-Mission Sucre students in the 23-28 age cohort.

Naihobe Gonzalez; Ruth Uwaifo Oyelere

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Enhancing the science return of Mars missions via sample preparation, robotic surface exploration and in orbit fuel production  

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The future of Mars exploration is challenging from multiple points of view. To enhance their science return, future surface probes will most likely be equipped with complex Sample Preparation And Transfer (SPAT) facilities. ...

Lamamy, Julien-Alexandre, 1978-

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Laser post-ionization secondary neutral mass spectrometry for ultra-trace analysis of samples from space return missions  

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. Cass Avenue, Building 200, Argonne, IL 60439, USA b Universita¨t Duisburg-Essen, Campus Duisburg of micron-sized particles embedded in aerogel collector material. The Genesis mission [2] has returned

Wucher, Andreas

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Evaluation of Factors Affecting Juvenile and Larval Fish Survival in Fish Return Systems at Cooling Water Intakes  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) has funded laboratory studies on biological efficacy of fine-mesh screens for safely collecting larval and juvenile fish. However, little information exists on effects of fish return systems on larval or early juvenile survival. This report presents results of two years of laboratory evaluations on factors affecting larval fish survival in fish return systems at cooling water intake structures (CWISs). This project is generating additional data necessary to de...

2010-12-17T23:59:59.000Z

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Does the Utility Rates service on OpenEI return/display the latest data or  

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Does the Utility Rates service on OpenEI return/display the latest data or Does the Utility Rates service on OpenEI return/display the latest data or only approved data? Home > Groups > Utility Rate I'm using SAM to download OpenEI utility rates and was wondering if I'm downloading the latest rates that have been entered, or only downloading the rates that have been approved. Submitted by Sfomail on 11 July, 2012 - 13:53 2 answers Points: 1 The web service at http://en.openei.org/services/, which is used by SAM, currently uses the "ask query" method of accessing OpenEI data. That runs through http://en.openei.org/wiki/Special:Ask. In the future (2013 or after?) we may use a different method of back-end data access through our SPARQL endpoint - time will tell. Performing a test on this data, I discovered that Special:Ask, and thus OpenEI utility rate services and SAM,

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NETL: News Release -Fossil Energy R&D Returns Significant National Benefit  

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6, 2011 6, 2011 Fossil Energy R&D Returns Significant National Benefit in More Than Three Decades of Achievement Innovative Technologies Help Increase Domestic Energy Supplies and Security, Enhance Environmental Protection Washington, D.C. - Research and development (R&D) activities at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Office of Fossil Energy (FE) have helped increase domestic energy supplies and security, lowered costs, improved efficiencies, and enhanced environmental protection over the past 30 years, according to newly released informational materials. "This newly released information emphatically underscores the historic benefit and future role of FE research in developing and commercially deploying new technologies that provide sustainable benefits to the environment and industry and for U.S. citizens and people everywhere," said Charles D. McConnell, FE's Chief Operating Officer. "FE's scientists, engineers and all our employees have an ongoing mission to enable a significant return on investment for the nation's public funds that support this R&D. It is a legacy and a future of which we can all be proud."

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Justifying Training & Learning Costs Return on Investment vs. Impact on Business  

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A recent survey of CEOs found that 96 percent of CEOs wanted to see learning and development connected to business impact data, but only 8 percent receive this information. Most organizations spend one percent or less of the learning development budget on measurement. Best practice organizations typically spend between three and five percent of the training budget on measurement and evaluation. According to the 2006 Blanchard Survey, 58 percent of training and development professionals say their biggest training implementation challenge is proving the impact and ROI of training. The return on investment (ROI) of every training event does not need to be analyzed. Events like new employee training or retirement planning do not need to be measured. While ROI is a useful tool, it has shortcomings. For example, it does not do a good job at identifying how engaged learners were during a training course, nor is it effective at measuring how much information employees retain after training. In addition to ROI, there are alternative measures that can be used to quantify training benefits. These include impact on business (IOB) and return on expectations (ROE).

Key Takeaways

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Does the Utility Rates service on OpenEI return/display the latest data or  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Does the Utility Rates service on OpenEI return/display the latest data or Does the Utility Rates service on OpenEI return/display the latest data or only approved data? Home > Groups > Utility Rate I'm using SAM to download OpenEI utility rates and was wondering if I'm downloading the latest rates that have been entered, or only downloading the rates that have been approved. Submitted by Sfomail on 11 July, 2012 - 13:53 2 answers Points: 1 The web service at http://en.openei.org/services/, which is used by SAM, currently uses the "ask query" method of accessing OpenEI data. That runs through http://en.openei.org/wiki/Special:Ask. In the future (2013 or after?) we may use a different method of back-end data access through our SPARQL endpoint - time will tell. Performing a test on this data, I discovered that Special:Ask, and thus OpenEI utility rate services and SAM,

248

DOE Solar Decathlon: University of Missouri-Rolla: Returning to the  

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house in the foreground with the 2007 house in the background. house in the foreground with the 2007 house in the background. Enlarge image Solar House (right) is now located next door to Missouri University of Science and Technology's Solar Decathlon 2005 entry, Prairie House (left), in the university's Solar Village. (Courtesy of Bob Phelan, Missouri University of Science and Technology) Who: University of Missouri-Rolla What: Solar House Where: Missouri University of Science and Technology Rolla, MO 65401 Map This House Public tours: Call 573-341-6782 for tour information. Solar Decathlon 2007 University of Missouri-Rolla: Returning to the Neighborhood The University of Missouri-Rolla-now called the Missouri University of Science and Technology-already had two solar-powered houses established in its on-campus Solar Village when it competed in the U.S. Department of

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NETL: News Release - Coal Gasification Plant Returns $79 Million to DOE in  

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2, 2006 2, 2006 Coal Gasification Plant Returns $79 Million to DOE in Revenue-Sharing Gas Sales Plant Currently Supplies Carbon Dioxide for DOE Sequestration Project Washington, DC -A coal gasification plant purchased from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) in 1988 recently paid millions of dollars to DOE as part of a revenue sharing agreement and continues to be an integral part of a Department project to sequester millions of tons of carbon dioxide while doubling an oil field's recovery rate. MORE INFO Learn more about the Great Plains Synfuels Plant The Dakota Gasification Company (DGC), which purchased the Great Plains Synfuels Plant near Beulah, N.D., recently announced the payment of more than $79 million to DOE as part of a revenue-sharing agreement signed in

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Nucleon form factors, B-meson factories and the radiative return  

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The feasibility of a measurement of the electric and magnetic nucleon form factors at $B$-meson factories through the radiative return is studied. Angular distributions allow a separation of the contributions from the two form factors. The distributions are presented for the laboratory and the hadronic rest frame, and the advantages of different coordinate systems are investigated. It is demonstrated that $Q^2$ values up to 8 or even 9 GeV$^2$ are within reach. The Monte Carlo event generator PHOKHARA is extended to nucleon final states, and results are presented which include Next-to-Leading Order radiative corrections from initial-state radiation. The impact of angular cuts on rates and distributions is investigated and the relative importance of radiative corrections is analysed.

Henryk Czyz; Johann H. Kuhn; Elzbieta Nowak; German Rodrigo

2004-03-05T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy Returned On Investment of Engineered Geothermal Systems Annual Report FY2011  

SciTech Connect

Energy Return On Investment (EROI) is an important figure of merit for assessing the viability of energy alternatives. For geothermal electric power generation, EROI is determined by the electricity delivered to the consumer compared to the energy consumed to construct, operate, and decommission the facility. Critical factors in determining the EROI of Engineered Geothermal Systems (EGS) are examined in this work. These include the input energy embodied into the system. The embodied energy includes the energy contained in the materials, as well as, that consumed in each stage of manufacturing from mining the raw materials to assembling the finished plant. Also critical are the system boundaries and value of the energy - heat is not as valuable as electrical energy.

Mansure, A.J.

2011-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Utility investment in on-site solar: risk and return analysis for capitalization and financing  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

A set of financial strategies designed to accelerate the penetration of on-site solar heating and cooling systems are studied. The approach of portfolio theory or the capital asset pricing model (CAPM) is used. The major features of the CAPM is summarized including a survey of those applications which are most relevant to the analysis. These include utility return on equity calculations and project evaluation techniques. How to apply empirical results is discussed based on CAPM methods. In particular, applications to the capitalization variant of the utility investment strategy and the financing variant are distinguished. Subsidization rationales are also discussed. Empirical results to date are summarized, including estimation problems for the various risk measures. The general problem of financial risk assessment for energy technologies is reviewed. (MHR)

Kahn, E.; Schutz, S.

1978-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A field strategy to monitor radioactivity associated with investigation derived wastes returned from deep drilling sites  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The U.S. Department of Energy, Nevada Operations Office, Underground Test Area Operable Unit (UGTA) is drilling deep (>1500m) monitoring wells that penetrate both unsaturated (vadose) and saturated zones potentially contaminated by sub-surface nuclear weapons testing at the Nevada Test Site, Nye County, Nevada. Drill site radiological monitoring returns data on drilling effluents to make informed management decisions concerning fluid management. Because of rapid turn-around required for on-site monitoring, a representative sample will be analyzed simultaneously for {alpha}, {beta} and {gamma} emitters by instrumentation deployed on-site. For the purposes of field survey, accurate and precise data is returned, in many cases, with minimal sample treatment. A 30% efficient high purity germanium detector and a discriminating liquid scintillation detector are being evaluated for {gamma} and {alpha}/{beta} monitoring respectively. Implementation of these detector systems complements a successful on-site tritium monitoring program. Residual radioactivity associated with underground nuclear tests include tritium, activation products, fission products and actinides. Pulse shape discrimination (PSD) is used in {alpha}/{beta} liquid scintillation counting and is a function of the time distribution of photon emission. In particular, we hope to measure {sup 241}Am produced from {sup 241}Pu by {beta} decay. Because {sup 241}Pu is depleted in fissile bomb fuels, maximum PSD resolution will be required. The high purity germanium detector employs a multichannel analyzer to count gamma emitting radionuclides; we will designate specific window configurations to selectively monitor diagnostic fission product radionuclides (i.e., {sup 137}Cs).

Rego, J.H.; Smith, D.K.; Friensehner, A.V.

1995-05-26T23:59:59.000Z

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Use of a Fish Transportation Barge for Increasing Returns of Steelhead Imprinted for Homing, Final Report.  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The objective of this 7-year National Fisheries Service study, which began is 1982, was to determine if transporting juvenile steelhead (Oncorhynchus mykiss) by truck and barge from Dworshak National Fish Hatchery (NFH), on the Clearwater River, to a release site on the Columbia River below Bonneville Dam would result in increased returns of adults to the various fisheries and to the hatchery homing site. During 1982 and 1983, over 500,000 marked juvenile steelhead were serially released as controls from the hatchery or barged as test fish to below Bonneville Dam. Recoveries of marked adults to various recovery sites are complete. Fish released in 1983 showed a stronger homing ability and more rapid upstream migration than test fish released in 1982. Most adults from both control and test releases in 1983 and control releases in 1982 migrated a considerable distance upstream and overwintered in the Snake and Clearwater Rivers--behavior similar to Clearwater River fish previously transported from Lower Granite Dam. In contrast, many of the adults from test releases in 1982 failed to migrate upstream during the fall, overwintered in the Columbia River, and migrated upstream the following spring. Survival of control fish released at Dworshak NFH in late April 1982 was substantially higher than survival of those released in mid-May. Survival and homing of control fish released in late April and early May 1983 were over 10 times that for fish released in late May. Return of adults from normal hatchery releases in 1982 was the highest ever observed at Dworshak NFH.

Harmon, Jerrel R.

1989-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Conditional Volatility and Correlations of Weekly Returns and the VaR Analysis of 2008 Stock Market  

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intensive and requires in- tradaily observations. Although, intradaily observations are becoming increas- ingly available across a large number of assets, it would still be desirable to work with a version of ~rit that does not require intradaily... Consider a portfolio based on the m assets with the return vector rt using the m #2; 1 vector of pre-determined weights, wt#0;1. The return on this portfolio is given by #26;t = w 0 t#0;1rt: (19) Suppose that we are interested in computing the capital Value...

Pesaran, M Hashem

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128 IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON POWER DELIVERY, VOL. 18, NO. 1, JANUARY 2003 Experience With Return Voltage Measurements  

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, polarization, power transformer, transformer insulation. I. INTRODUCTION IN RECENT years, there has been power transformers within electric utilities are approaching the end of their design life. Many, perhaps128 IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON POWER DELIVERY, VOL. 18, NO. 1, JANUARY 2003 Experience With Return

Saha, Tapan Kumar

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Single-Duct Constant Air Volume System Supply Air Temperature Reset: Using Return Air Temperature or Outside Air Temperature?  

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The supply air temperature set point for a singleduct constant air volume air handling unit (AHU) system is often reset based on either return air temperature or outside air temperature in order to reduce simultaneous cooling and heating energy consumption. Both reset strategies make engineering sense as long as the reset schedules are reasonable. Quite often the decision to use one over the other is made with the assumption that they will all achieve some sorts of energy savings. However, the impact of these two strategies on AHU energy consumption could be very different. A comparison of these two commonly used supply air temperature reset strategies for a single-duct constant air volume system is presented in this paper. It is shown that from either the building energy consumption or building comfort point of view, the reset strategy based on outside air temperature is inherently better than that based on return air temperature. Significant amount of heating energy savings can be achieved by switching from return air temperature based reset to outside air temperature based reset. The reset strategy can also benefit variable air volume (VAV) AHUs. An improved supply air temperature set point reset control strategy is proposed by combining and staging the outside air and return air temperature based resets.

Wei, G.; Turner, W. D.; Claridge, D.; Liu, M.

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

258

Return Flow in the Gulf of Mexico. Part I: A Classificatory Approach with a Global Historical Perspective  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Return-flow events have been examined with the aid of a classification scheme that identifies each event with cold air masses that invade the Gulf during the cool season (February-March). These air masses were classified as either continental ...

Charlie A. Crisp; John M. Lewis

1992-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Numerical Models of Boundary Layer Processes over and around the Gulf of Mexico during a Return-Flow Event  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The return-flow of low-level air from the Gulf of Mexico over the southeast United States during the cool season is studied using numerical models. The key models are a newly developed airmass transformation (AMT) model and a one-dimensional ...

A. Birol Kara; James B. Elsner; Paul H. Ruscher

1998-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Temperature, acetosyringone, virulence genes and wounding effects on Agrobacterium-mediated transformation efficiency  

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Several conditions were evaluated to determine their impact on Agrobacterium-mediated transformation efficiency. Temperature and acetosyringone (AS) effects were first studied in tobacco, as a plant model system and then applied to cotton transformation. In tobacco, AS significantly increased transformation rates that resulted in stable transformed plants. Four temperatures were evaluated during the cc-cultivation period to determine the most appropriate temperature for T-DNA transfer and integration into the plant genome. Even though 19C was reported in the literature as the optimal temperature for Agrobacterium-mediated gene transfer, 25C was statistically significantly different as compared to 15C, 19C or 32C and produced the highest number of transgenic tobacco plants. The superior treatments established in tobacco transformation were applied to Agrobacterium-mediated transformation of the cotton shoot apex. Explant survival rates in selection medium were recorded and used to compare two temperatures (19C and 25C) and the effects of AS to induce the vir genes. After approximately 6-7 wk in selection medium, the percentage of surviving exhalants established that 25C was the best temperature for cotton transformation, either with or without AS. Two wounding methods and the addition of a super-virulent plasmid were tested in cotton shoot apex transformation experiments. Their effects were evaluated using the green fluorescent protein (GFP) as an in vivo reporter gene to determine the early transformation patterns. Both removal of a leaf primordial and sanitation were examined. Transient GFP expression did not reveal any major benefit of the treatments on the transformation pattern. In contrast, when additional copies of virG and virE genes were inserted into Agrobacterium, a considerable increase in the number of fluorescence spots per exploit was evident. This was the first time GFP gene was used in cotton. Its expression was reliable, and the system was successfully established. Since GFP has several advantages as a reporter gene over the traditional GUS gene and herbicide resistance genes, it would allow the development of a more accurate selection process and therefore it would speed up the optimization of the shoot apex method.

Salas Fernandez, Maria Guadalupe

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A Censored-Garch Model Of Asset Returns With Price Limits  

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As one important form of market circuit breakers, price limits have been often imposed in stock and futures markets. This paper considers modeling the return process of such assets, focusing on the treatment of price limits. As a result, a censored-GARCH model is formulated and a Bayesian approach to this model is developed. An application is provided to Treasury bill futures over a period of high volatility and frequent limit moves. The impacts of price limits are demonstrated with the real data and confirmed with a simulation example. Keywords: Price limits, censored-GARCH model, griddy Gibbs sampler-data augmentation. JEL classification: C13, C24 and G19 1 CORE, Universit'e Catholique de Louvain and Department of Finance, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Email: weix@uxmail.ust.hk. I am indebted to Dale J. Poirier for his excellent supervision and encouragement and ackowledge helpful discussions and comments from Luc Bauwens, Jin-Chuan Duan, Philip H. Dybvig, Christian Hafner, Gary Koop, Tom McCurdy, Angelo Melino, Michel Mouchart, and Efthymios G. Tsionas on earlier versions of this paper. I would also like to thank I.G. Morgan who kindly provided me with his data set. Seminar participants at CORE, CREST, University of Toronto, University of Western Ontario, Washington University at St. Louis, the 1997 Bayesian Research Day at Erasmus University Rotterdam, and the 1997 conference of Forecasting Financial Market in London made help suggestions. This paper was partly done when I visited CORE, Universite Catholique de Louvain in 1997. Financial support from University of Toronto Doctor Fellowsihip and CORE fellowship is gratefully ackowledged. All remaining errors are my responsibility. This paper presents research results of the Belgian Pr...

Steven X. Wei; Jel Classification C; Comments From Luc Bauwens; Jin-chuan Duan; Philip H. Dybvig; Christian Hafner; Gary Koop; Tom Mccurdy; Angelo Melino; Michel Mouchart; Efthymios G. Tsionas On Earlier

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Towards a Sustainable Energy Balance: Progressive Efficiency and the Return of Energy Conservation  

SciTech Connect

We argue that a primary focus on energy efficiency may not be sufficient to slow (and ultimately reverse) the growth in total energy consumption and carbon emissions. Instead, policy makers need to return to an earlier emphasis on"conservation," with energy efficiency seen as a means rather than an end in itself. We briefly review the concept of"intensive" versus"extensive" variables (i.e., energy efficiency versus energy consumption), and why attention to both consumption and efficiency is essential for effective policy in a carbon- and oil-constrained world with increasingly brittle energy markets. To start, energy indicators and policy evaluation metrics need to reflect energy consumption as well as efficiency. We introduce the concept of"progressive efficiency," with the expected or required level of efficiency varying as a function of house size, appliance capacity, or more generally, the scale of energy services. We propose introducing progressive efficiency criteria first in consumer information programs (including appliance labeling categories) and then in voluntary rating and recognition programs such as ENERGY STAR. As acceptance grows, the concept could be extended to utility rebates, tax incentives, and ultimately to mandatory codes and standards. For these and other programs, incorporating criteria for consumption as well as efficiency offers a path for energy experts, policy-makers, and the public to begin building consensus on energy policies that recognize the limits of resources and global carrying-capacity. Ultimately, it is both necessary and, we believe, possible to manage energy consumption, not just efficiency in order to achieve a sustainable energy balance. Along the way, we may find it possible to shift expectations away from perpetual growth and toward satisfaction with sufficiency.

Diamond, Rick; Harris, Jeff; Diamond, Rick; Iyer, Maithili; Payne, Christopher; Blumstein, Carl; Siderius, Hans-Paul

2007-08-13T23:59:59.000Z

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A Refractory Inclusion Returned by Stardust from Comet 81P/Wild 2  

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Among the samples returned from comet 81P/Wild 2 by the Stardust spacecraft is a suite of particles from one impact track (Track 25) that are Ca-, Al-rich and FeO-free. We studied three particles from this track that range in size from 5.3 x 3.2 {micro}m to 15 x 10 {micro}m. Scanning and transmission electron microscopy show that they consist of very fine-grained (from {approx}0.5 to {approx}2 {micro}m) Al-rich, Ti-bearing and Ti-free clinopyroxene, Mg-Al spinel, anorthite, perovskite, and osbornite (TiN). In addition to these phases, the terminal particle, named 'Inti', also contains melilite. All of these phases, with the exception of osbornite, are common in refractory inclusions and are predicted to condense at high temperature from a gas of solar composition. Osbornite, though very rare, has also been found in meteoritic refractory inclusions, and could have formed in a region of the nebula where carbon became enriched relative to oxygen compared to solar composition. Compositions of Ti-pyroxene in Inti are similar, but not identical, to those of fassaite from Allende inclusions. Electron energy loss spectroscopy shows that Ti-rich pyroxene in Inti has Ti{sup 3+}/Ti{sup 4+} within the range of typical meteoritic fassaite, consistent with formation under reducing conditions comparable to those of a system of solar composition. Inti is {sup 16}O-rich, with {delta}{sup 18}O {approx} {delta}{sup 17}O {approx} 40{per_thousand}, like unaltered phases in refractory inclusions and refractory IDPs. With grain sizes, mineralogy, mineral chemistry, and an oxygen isotopic composition like those of refractory inclusions, we conclude that Inti is a refractory inclusion that formed in the inner solar nebula. Identification of a particle that formed in the inner Solar System among the comet samples demonstrates that there was transport of materials from the inner to the outer nebula, probably either in a bipolar outflow or by turbulence.

Simon, S B; Joswiak, D J; Ishii, H A; Bradley, J P; Chi, M; Grossman, L; Al?on, J; Brownlee, D E; Fallon, S; Hutcheon, I D; Matrajt, G; McKeegan, K D

2008-05-20T23:59:59.000Z

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THE n-DISTRIBUTION OF ELECTRONS AND DOUBLE LAYERS IN THE ELECTRON-BEAM-RETURN-CURRENT SYSTEM OF SOLAR FLARES  

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We investigate processes in the electron-beam-return-current system in the impulsive phase of solar flares to answer a question about the formation of the n-electron distribution detected in this phase of solar flares. An evolution of the electron-beam-return-current system with an initial local density depression is studied using a three-dimensional electromagnetic particle-in-cell model. In the system the strong double layer is formed. Its electric field potential increases with the electron beam flux. In this electric field potential, the electrons of background plasma are strongly accelerated and propagate in the return-current direction. The high-energy part of their distribution at the high-potential side of the strong double layer resembles that of the n-distribution. Thus, the detection of the n-distributions, where a form of the high-energy part of the distribution is the most important, can indicate the presence of strong double layers in solar flares. The similarity between processes in solar flare loops and those in the downward current region of the terrestrial aurora, where the double layers were observed by FAST satellite, supports this idea.

Karlicky, Marian, E-mail: karlicky@asu.cas.cz [Astronomical Institute of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, CZ-25165 Ondrejov (Czech Republic)

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Energy commodity returns have outpaced nonenergy returns ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Solar Energy in Brief ... as slower-than-expected growth in emerging market countries as well as market-specific explanations such as improved weath ...

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NGM Performance during Cold-Air Outbreaks and Periods of Return Flow over the Gulf of Mexico with Emphasis on Moisture-Field Evolution  

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The National Meteorological Center's Nested Grid Model (NGM) analyses and 2448-h forecasts of cold-air outbreaks and their associated return flows are examined from January through March 1988 coincident with the Gulf of Mexico Experiment (GUFMEX)...

Paul R. Janish; Steven W. Lyons

1992-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Veterans Benefits as Federal Employees  

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... Fax: (301) 443-0064. Air National Guard, Please contact the ANG Unit you separated from. N/A. Air Force Reserve, HQ ARPC ...

2010-10-05T23:59:59.000Z

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US Veteran Gets a Facelift  

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Idaho National Laboratory's Advanced Test Reactor (ATR) has received replacement instrumentation and control systems - the process distributed control system (DCS) and the console display system (CDS), which included a replacement annunciator subsystem. The new systems offer the latest software and technology advancements, ensuring the availability of the reactor for future energy research. ATR, a pressurized, light water moderated 250 MW materials test reactor, became operational in 1965. In the early 1990s, after nearly thirty years of analogue/pneumatic controls, the laboratory upgraded ATR to digital-based instrumentation and control systems. By 2007, the equipment and technology used in these digital systems were reaching the end of their lifecycle. The systems component failure rates were on a rise, while vendor support and parts availability were declining. With current projections and plans for operating ATR into 2040, modernization of the reactor's infrastructure is necessary to maintain reliability and efficiency. As a result, the Idaho National Laboratory and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) invested more than $13 million in a four-year project to replace ATR's instrumentation and control systems.

Craig Wise; Gary Bergeson; Kurt Fielding

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Technical Paper Series Congressional Budget Office Washington, D.C. Return on Cross-Border Investment: Why Does U.S. Investment Abroad Do Better?  

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Technical papers in this series are preliminary and are circulated to stimulate discussion and critical comment. These papers are not subject to CBOs formal review and editing processes. The analyses and conclusions expressed in them are those of the authors and should not be interpreted as those of the Congressional Budget Office. References in publications should be Despite the large size of U.S. net financial obligations to foreigners, U. S. residents have continued to earn more income on their assets abroad than foreigners have on their assets in the United States. In other words, the rate of return on U.S.-owned assets abroad is still higher than the rate of return on foreign-owned assets in the United States. The advantageous return gap for U.S. investment has reflected the much greater return on U.S. direct investments abroad than that on foreign direct investments in the United States. We investigate the validity of three major hypothesis advanced to explain the persistent return gap that has been so advantageous to U.S. direct investments: (1) the risk-compensating hypothesis, which claims that U.S. direct investments abroad are riskier than foreign direct investments in the United States and therefore command a higher return to compensate for their

Juann H. Hung; Angelo Mascaro

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Use of a Fish Transportation Barge for Increasing Returns of Steelhead Imprinted for Homing, 1983 Annual Report.  

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A study was conducted to determine if transporting steelhead, Salmo gairdneri, smolts by barge from Dworshak National Fish Hatchery to a release site in the Columbia River below Bonneville Dam would result in increased returns of adults to the fishery and hatchery. Eight separately identifiable groups of about 30,000 steelhead each were marked and released in 1982. During 1983, over 251,000 smolts were marked - about 30,000 fish for each of four test lots (barged) and four control lots (released into the Clearwater River near the hatchery). The health and status of smoltification of the juvenile fish were monitored from March to the release date for each group. The fish sampled were considered to be in good health and well advanced in smoltification at release. Fish from the control release were recovered at dams and in the estuary along their migration route. Approximately 29% of the fish from the control release were transported from collector dams (Lower Granite, Little Goose, and McNary) as part of the routine transportation program. The relatively large number of 1-ocean age adult steelhead (179) recovered at adult collector dams (Lower Granite, McNary, and Bonneville) and in the Indian fishery (Columbia River Zone 6) indicates a high survival of steelhead released as smolts in the spring of 1982. A large return of 2-ocean age adults is expected in 1984. 3 refs.

Harmon, Jerrel R.

1984-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Grande Ronde Endemic Spring Chinook Salmon Supplementation Project; Lostine River Operations and Maintenance 2006 Smolt Acclimation and Adult Return Report.  

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The Nez Perce Tribe (NPT), through funding provided by the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA), has implemented a Chinook salmon supplementation program (250,000 smolts) on the Lostine River, a tributary to the Grande Ronde River of Oregon. The Grande Ronde Endemic Spring Chinook Salmon Supplementation project, which involves supplementation of the Upper Grande Ronde River and Catherine Creek in addition to the Lostine River, was established to prevent extirpation and increase the number of threatened Snake River spring/summer Chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) returning to the Grande Ronde River. This report covers the tenth season (1997-2006) of adult Chinook salmon broodstock collection in the Lostine River and the eighth season (1999-2006) of acclimation of resulting Lostine River progeny. Production of Lostine River spring Chinook salmon smolts currently occurs at Lookingglass Fish Hatchery (LGH). The Lostine River supplementation program utilizes two strategies to obtain egg source for production of smolts for supplementation: captive broodstock and conventional broodstock. The captive broodstock strategy involves (1) capture of natural juvenile spring Chinook salmon smolts from the Lostine River, (2) rearing those to adult and spawning them, and (3) rearing the resultant progeny for eventual acclimation and release back into the Lostine River. The conventional broodstock strategy involves (1) capture of natural and hatchery origin adults returning to the Lostine River, (2) holding those adults and spawning them, and (3) rearing the resultant progeny for acclimation and release back into the Lostine River. This report focuses on (1) the trapping and collection of adult spring Chinook salmon that return to the Lostine River, which provides the broodstock source for the conventional strategy and (2) the acclimation and release of juvenile spring Chinook salmon produced from the captive broodstock and conventional broodstock strategies In 2006, acclimation of Lostine River spring Chinook salmon smolts occurred from February 27, 2006 through to April 10, 2006 and a total of 240,568 smolts were acclimated and released. These smolts were produced from the brood year (BY) 2004 egg source and included captive brood (40,982) and conventional (199,586) origin smolts that were all progeny of Lostine River spring Chinook salmon. Operation of the Lostine River adult monitoring and collection facility in 2006 began May 15th, the first Chinook was captured on June 14, 2006 and the last Chinook was captured on September 27, 2006. The weir and trap were removed on October 1, 2006. A total of 534 adult Chinook, including jacks, were captured during the season. The composition of the run included 205 natural origin fish and 329 hatchery supplementation fish. There were no identified 'stray' hatchery fish from other programs trapped. Of the fish captured, 33 natural and 120 hatchery supplementation adults were retained for broodstock and transported to LGH for holding and spawning and 397 adult Chinook were passed or transported above the weir to spawn naturally. In 2006, no hatchery origin adult Chinook were transported and out planted in the Wallowa River and Bear Creek to spawn in under seeded habitat. In order to meet egg take goals for the conventional portion of the program, a determination was made that approximately 147 adults were needed for broodstock. As a result 16 (8 males and 8 females) of the 153 fish collected for broodstock were returned to the Lostine River to spawn naturally. Females that were spawned and provided the brood source were made up of 12 natural females and 45 supplementation females. One of these females tested positive for high levels of Bacterial Kidney Disease and consequently this females eggs were destroyed. The remaining females produced a total of 241,372 eggs at fertilization. Eye-up was 85.47% which yielded a total of 206,309 conventional program eyed eggs. The fecundity averaged 4,162 eggs per female. The brood year 2006 eggs will be incubated and reared at Lookingglass Hatchery until

Zollman, Richard L.; Eschler, Russell; Sealey, Shawn [Nez Perce Tribe

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Grande Ronde Endemic Spring Chinook Salmon Supplementation Project; Lostine River Operations and Maintenance 2004 Smolt Acclimation and Adult Return Report.  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The Nez Perce Tribe (NPT), through funding provided by the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA), has implemented a Chinook salmon supplementation program (250,000 smolts) on the Lostine River, a tributary to the Grande Ronde River of Oregon. The Grande Ronde Endemic Spring Chinook Salmon Supplementation project, which involves supplementation of the Upper Grande Ronde River and Catherine Creek in addition to the Lostine River, was established to prevent extirpation and increase the number of threatened Snake River spring/summer Chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) returning to the Grande Ronde River. This report covers the eighth season (1997-2004) of adult Chinook salmon broodstock collection in the Lostine River and the sixth season (1999-2004) of acclimation of resulting Lostine River progeny. Production of Lostine River spring Chinook salmon smolts currently occurs at Lookingglass Fish Hatchery (LGH). The Lostine River supplementation program utilizes two strategies to obtain egg source for production of smolts for supplementation: captive broodstock and conventional broodstock. The captive broodstock strategy involves (1) capture of natural juvenile spring Chinook salmon smolts from the Lostine River, (2) rearing those to adult and spawning them, and (3) rearing the resultant progeny for eventual acclimation and release back into the Lostine River. The conventional broodstock strategy involves (1) capture of natural and hatchery origin adults returning to the Lostine River, (2) holding those adults and spawning them, and (3) rearing the resultant progency for acclimation and release back into the Lostine River. This report focuses on (1) the trapping and collection of adult spring Chinook salmon that return to the Lostine River, which provides the broodstock source for the conventional strategy and (2) the acclimation and release of juvenile spring Chinook salmon produced from the captive broodstock and conventional broodstock strategies. In 2004, acclimation of Lostine River spring Chinook salmon smolts occurred from March 1, 2004 through to April 14, 2004 and a total of 250,249 smolts were acclimated and released. These smolts were produced from the brood year (BY) 2002 egg source and included captive brood (133,781) and conventional (116,468) origin smolts that were all progeny of Lostine River spring Chinook salmon. Operation of the Lostine River adult monitoring and collection facility in 2004 began May 10, the first Chinook was captured on May 19, 2004 and the last Chinook was captured on September 16, 2004. The weir and trap were removed on October 1, 2004. A total of 1,091 adult Chinook, including jacks, were captured during the season. The composition of the run included 299 natural origin fish and 792 hatchery supplementation fish. There were no identified 'stray' hatchery fish from other programs trapped. Of the fish captured, 46 natural and 69 hatchery supplementation adults were retained for broodstock and transported to Lookingglass Hatchery for holding and spawning, 537 adult Chinook were passed or transported above the weir to spawn naturally, and 447 hatchery origin adult Chinook were transported and outplanted in the Wallowa River and Bear Creek to spawn in underseeded habitat. Of the 107 adults retained (eight additional hatchery females were collected and then later returned to the Lostine River to spawn naturally) for broodstock at Lookingglass Hatchery, 22 natural females and 30 supplementation females were represented in spawning. These females produced a total of 221,889 eggs at fertilization. Eye-up was 94.9% which yielded a total of 210,661 conventional program eyed eggs. The fecundity averaged 4,267 eggs per female. These eggs were incubated and at Lookingglass Hatchery until eyed stage and then transferred to Oxbow Hatchery where they will be reared to the fingerling stage. They will then be transported back to LGH and reared to the smolt stage and then transported to the Lostine acclimation facility for release in the spring of 2006. Captive brood program eggs/fish will be added to

Zollman, Richard L.; Eschler, Russell; Sealey, Shawn [Nez Perce Tribe

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Grande Ronde Endemic Spring Chinook Salmon Supplementation Project; Lostine River Operations and Maintenance 2007 Smolt Acclimation and Adult Return Report.  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The Nez Perce Tribe (NPT), through funding provided by the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA), has implemented a Chinook salmon supplementation program (250,000 smolts) on the Lostine River, a tributary to the Grande Ronde River of Oregon. The Grande Ronde Endemic Spring Chinook Salmon Supplementation project, which involves supplementation of the Upper Grande Ronde River and Catherine Creek in addition to the Lostine River, was established to prevent extirpation and increase the number of threatened Snake River spring/summer Chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) returning to the Grande Ronde River. This report covers the eleventh season (1997-2007) of adult Chinook salmon broodstock collection in the Lostine River and the ninth season (1999-2007) of acclimation of resulting Lostine River progeny. Production of Lostine River spring Chinook salmon smolts currently occurs at Lookingglass Fish Hatchery (LGH). The Lostine River supplementation program utilizes two strategies to obtain egg source for production of smolts for supplementation: captive broodstock and conventional broodstock. The captive broodstock strategy involves (1) capture of natural juvenile spring Chinook salmon smolts from the Lostine River, (2) rearing those to adult and spawning them, and (3) rearing the resultant progeny for eventual acclimation and release back into the Lostine River. The conventional broodstock strategy involves (1) capture of natural and hatchery origin adults returning to the Lostine River, (2) holding those adults and spawning them, and (3) rearing the resultant progeny for acclimation and release back into the Lostine River. This report focuses on (1) the trapping and collection of adult spring Chinook salmon that return to the Lostine River, which provides the broodstock source for the conventional strategy and (2) the acclimation and release of juvenile spring Chinook salmon produced from the captive broodstock and conventional broodstock strategies In 2007, acclimation of Lostine River spring Chinook salmon smolts occurred from 3/5/07 through to 4/17/07 and a total of 230,010 smolts were acclimated and released. These smolts were produced from the brood year (BY) 2005 egg source and included captive brood (24,604) and conventional (205,406) origin smolts that were all progeny of Lostine River spring Chinook salmon. Operation of the Lostine River adult monitoring and collection facility in 2007 began May 14th. The first Chinook was captured on June 2, 2007 and the last Chinook was captured on September 25, 2007. The weir and trap were removed on October 1, 2007. A total of 637 adult Chinook, including jacks, were captured during the season. The composition of the run included 240 natural origin fish and 397 hatchery supplementation fish. There were no identified 'stray' hatchery fish from other programs trapped. Of the fish captured, 41 natural and 81 hatchery supplementation adults were retained for broodstock and transported to LGH for holding and spawning, 403 adult Chinook were passed or transported above the weir to spawn naturally, and only hatchery origin jack Chinook were transported and outplanted in the Wallowa River and Bear Creek in underseeded habitat. Of the 122 adult fish retained for broodstock, 20 natural females and 40 supplementation females were represented in spawning. The eggs from these females produced a total of 267,350 eggs at fertilization. Eye-up was 86.73% which yielded a total of 231,882 conventional program eyed eggs. The fecundity averaged 4,456 eggs per female. These eggs will be incubated and reared at Lookingglass Hatchery until they are smolts in the spring of 2009. Captive brood program eggs/fish will be added to the conventional program eggs to make up the entire juvenile release for the Lostine River program in 2009. Due to the success of the 2007 egg collection, the number of fish produced exceeded program needs and facility capabilities. As a result, there are plans to outplant fry in 2008 and parr in early 2009 to underseeded habitat in the Wallowa River.

Zollman, Richard L.; Eschler, Russell; Sealey, Shawn [Nez Perce Tribe

2009-03-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Grande Ronde Endemic Spring Chinook Salmon Supplementation Project; Lostine River Operations and Maintenance 2003 Smolt Acclimation and Adult Return Report.  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The Nez Perce Tribe (NPT), through funding provided by the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA), has implemented a Chinook salmon supplementation program (250,000 smolts) on the Lostine River, a tributary to the Grande Ronde River of Oregon. The Grande Ronde Endemic Spring Chinook Salmon Supplementation project, which involves supplementation of the Upper Grande Ronde River and Catherine Creek in addition to the Lostine River, was established to prevent extirpation and increase the number of threatened Snake River spring/summer Chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) returning to the Grande Ronde River. This report covers the seventh season (1997-2003) of adult Chinook salmon broodstock collection in the Lostine River and the fifth season (1999-2003) of acclimating the resultant progeny. Production of Lostine River spring Chinook salmon smolts currently occurs at Lookingglass Fish Hatchery (LGH). The Lostine River supplementation program utilizes two strategies to obtain egg source for production of smolts for supplementation: captive broodstock and conventional broodstock. The captive broodstock strategy involves (1) capture of natural juvenile spring Chinook salmon smolts from the Lostine River, (2) rearing those to adult and spawning them, and (3) rearing the resultant progeny for eventual acclimation and release back into the Lostine River. The conventional broodstock strategy involves (1) capture of natural and hatchery origin adults returning to the Lostine River, (2) holding those adults and spawning them, and (3) rearing the resultant progeny for acclimation and release back into the Lostine River. This report focuses on (1) the trapping and collection of adult spring Chinook salmon that return to the Lostine River, which provides the broodstock source for the conventional strategy and (2) the acclimation and release of juvenile spring Chinook salmon produced from the captive broodstock and conventional broodstock strategies. In 2003, acclimation of Lostine River spring Chinook salmon smolts occurred from March 3, 2003 through to April 14, 2003 and a total of 242,776 smolts were acclimated and released. These smolts were produced from the brood year (BY) 2001 egg source and included captive broodstock (141,860) and conventional broodstock (100,916) origin smolts that were all progeny of Lostine River spring Chinook salmon. Operation of the Lostine River adult monitoring and collection facility in 2003 began April 30th, the first Chinook was captured on May 16, 2003 and the last Chinook was captured on September 21, 2003. The weir and trap were removed on October 1, 2003. A total of 464 adult Chinook, including jacks, were captured during the season. The composition of the run included 239 natural origin fish and 225 hatchery supplementation fish. There were no identified 'stray' hatchery fish from other programs trapped. Of the fish captured, 45 natural and 4 hatchery supplementation adults were retained for broodstock and transported to LGH for holding and spawning, 366 adult Chinook were passed or transported above the weir to spawn naturally, and 49 hatchery origin adult jack Chinook were transported and outplanted in the Wallowa River and Bear Creek to spawn in underseeded habitat. Of the 49 adults retained for broodstock at Lookingglass Hatchery, 21 natural females and no hatchery origin females were represented in spawning. These females produced a total of 106,609 eggs at fertilization. Eye-up was 95.50% which yielded a total of 101,811 conventional program eyed eggs. The fecundity averaged 5,077 eggs per female. These eggs were incubated and at Lookingglass Hatchery until eyed stage. At eye they were transferred to Oxbow Hatchery where they were reared to the fingerling state at which time they were transported back to LGH until they were smolts in the spring of 2005. Captive brood program eggs/fish will be added to the conventional program eggs to make up the entire juvenile release for the Lostine River program in 2005.

Zollman, Richard L.; Eschler, Russell; Sealey, Shawn [Nez Perce Tribe

2009-03-31T23:59:59.000Z

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A return to strong radio flaring by Circinus X-1 observed with the Karoo Array Telescope test array KAT-7  

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Circinus X-1 is a bright and highly variable X-ray binary which displays strong and rapid evolution in all wavebands. Radio flaring, associated with the production of a relativistic jet, occurs periodically on a ~17-day timescale. A longer-term envelope modulates the peak radio fluxes in flares, ranging from peaks in excess of a Jansky in the 1970s to an historic low of milliJanskys during the years 1994 to 2007. Here we report first observations of this source with the MeerKAT test array, KAT-7, part of the pathfinder development for the African dish component of the Square Kilometre Array (SKA), demonstrating successful scientific operation for variable and transient sources with the test array. The KAT-7 observations at 1.9 GHz during the period 13 December 2011 to 16 January 2012 reveal in temporal detail the return to the Jansky-level events observed in the 1970s. We compare these data to contemporaneous single-dish measurements at 4.8 and 8.5 GHz with the HartRAO 26-m telescope and X-ray monitoring from...

Armstrong, R P; Nicolson, G D; Ratcliffe, S; Linares, M; Horrell, J; Richter, L; Schurch, M P E; Coriat, M; Woudt, P; Jonas, J; Booth, R; Fanaroff, B

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Medical, Dental & Vision Add/Drop Form Please return to: Postdoc Benefits Office, 3160 Porter Drive, Suite 250, Palo Alto, CA 94304-8443 or  

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Medical, Dental & Vision Add/Drop Form Please return to: Postdoc Benefits Office, 3160 Porter Drive Same Add Drop Medical EPO Medical PPO Dental PPO VSP Vision Postdoctoral Scholar Add Drop Medical EPO Medical PPO Dental PPO VSP Vision Spouse Domestic Partner Son Daughter Add Drop Medical EPO Medical PPO

Sonnenburg, Justin L.

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Medical Certification -Family and Medical Leave Return to: Office of Human Resources FMLA Page 1 of 2 122 Kerr Admin Bldg, Corvallis, OR 97331-2132  

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Medical Certification - Family and Medical Leave Return to: Office of Human Resources ­ FMLA Page 1 Section II. Health Care Provider Completes this Section The above employee has requested medical leave to this request for medical information. Health Condition 1. Please indicate all categories applicable

Escher, Christine

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Medical, Dental & Vision Add/Drop Form Please return to: Postdoc Benefits Office, 320 Panama Street, Bambi Modular, Stanford, CA 94305-  

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Medical, Dental & Vision Add/Drop Form Please return to: Postdoc Benefits Office, 320 Panama Street Same Add Drop Medical EPO Medical PPO Dental PPO VSP Vision Postdoctoral Scholar Add Drop Medical EPO Medical PPO Dental PPO VSP Vision Spouse Domestic Partner Son Daughter Add Drop Medical EPO Medical PPO

Kay, Mark A.

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Athens University of Economics and BusinessCapital Mobility, the Real Exchange Rate, and the Rate of Return to Capital in the Presence of Non-Traded Goods  

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This paper constructs a general equilibrium trade model of a small open economy producing an exported good, an imported good and a non-traded good by using two or more factors of production, one of which, namely capital, is imperfectly internationally mobile. Within this framework, it is shown that an exogenous capital inflow may lead to a depreciation of the real exchange rate, and to an increase in both the nominal and the real rate of return to capital. For these paradoxical results to occur it is necessary that the non-traded good is capital intensive. Key words: capital mobility, real exchange rate, nominal and real rate of return to capital Correspondence:

Konstantine Gatsios; Konstantine Gatsios; Konstantine Gatsios

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Brookhaven Veterans Association, Brookhaven Employees Recreation  

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BVA Sgt. at Arms: Dennis Ryan May 25, 2012 Memorial Ceremony @ Brookhaven Center TAPS played by Thomas Butterfield FSO US Coast Guard Auxiliary Band Fort Salonga, NY Flotilla 22-7 "Building Arches of Honor for Fallen Firefighters and Soldiers", article from The Bulletin. Taps... Photos below are from the wreath laying at Calverton National Cemetery on Dec 12, 2009. We had 50 volunteers including the Civil Air patrol who presented the colors. The wreaths were laid in Section 3 which was opened in the 1980's. Approximately 1500 wreaths were distributed in about 40 minutes. Taps... View Event: PDF Version | PowerPoint 10th Mountain Division Soldier dies after roll-over incident in Afghanistan FORT DRUM, NY -- A 10th Mountain Division Soldier from Fort Drum died of injuries sustained during a vehicle roll-over on Aug. 22 in Logar Province, Afghanistan.

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ANNUAL ACCOMPLISHMENT PLAN UPDATE FOR DISABLED VETERANS  

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ffirmative Action Program A FY 2009 Annual Report October 2009 U.S. Department of Energy National Nuclear Security Administration FY 2009 NNSA DVAAP Report - October 16, 2009 2...

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ANNUAL ACCOMPLISHMENT PLAN UPDATE FOR DISABLED VETERANS  

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

Affirmative Action Program FY 2011 Annual Report October 2011 U.S. Department of Energy National Nuclear Security Administration 2 This page intentionally left blank FY 2011 NNSA...

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Brookhaven Veterans Association, Brookhaven Employees Recreation...  

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Officers Adopt-A-Platoon Casing of the Colors Community Outreach Vet to Vet Program Vet Dog Program Event Initiatives Historical Imagery Membership Bios PX Related Links Taps...

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Ten Year of Manufacturing R&D in PVMaT„Technical Accomplishments, Return on Investments, and Where We Go Next  

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Ten Years of Manufacturing Ten Years of Manufacturing R&D in PVMaT - Technical Accomplishments, Return on Investment, and Where We Go Next January 2001 * NREL/CP-520-28973 C.E. Witt, R.L. Mitchell, M. Symko-Davies, and H.P. Thomas National Renewable Energy Laboratory R. King U.S. Department of Energy D.S. Ruby Sandia National Laboratories Presented at the 28 th IEEE PV Specialists Conference Anchorage, Alaska September 17-22, 2000 National Renewable Energy Laboratory 1617 Cole Boulevard Golden, Colorado 80401-3393 NREL is a U.S. Department of Energy Laboratory Operated by Midwest Research Institute * * * * Battelle * * * * Bechtel Contract No. DE-AC36-99-GO10337 NOTICE The submitted manuscript has been offered by an employee of the Midwest Research Institute (MRI), a contractor of the US Government under Contract No. DE-AC36-99GO10337. Accordingly, the US

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RETURN TO THE RIVER -2000 Return to Table of Contents  

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and principals of renewable energy resources: energy and efficiency, solar, wind, hydroelectric, tidal design optimization; research topics. ME 565: Nuclear Reactor Engineering ­ [David] Reactor power relationships, transient/accident analysis. Neuro 592: Research Writing and Seminar ­ [Corbett] Change

286

THE MASS LOSS RETURN FROM EVOLVED STARS TO THE LARGE MAGELLANIC CLOUD: EMPIRICAL RELATIONS FOR EXCESS EMISSION AT 8 AND 24 {mu}m  

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We present empirical relations describing excess emission from evolved stars in the Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC) using data from the Spitzer Space Telescope Surveying the Agents of a Galaxy's Evolution (SAGE) survey which includes the Infrared Array Camera (IRAC) 3.6, 4.5, 5.8, and 8.0 {mu}m and Multiband Imaging Photometer (MIPS) 24, 70, and 160 {mu}m bands. We combine the SAGE data with the Two Micron All Sky Survey (2MASS; J, H, and K {sub s}) and the optical Magellanic Cloud Photometric Survey (MCPS; U, B, V, and I) point source catalogs in order to create complete spectral energy distributions (SEDs) of the asymptotic giant branch (AGB) star candidates in the LMC. AGB star outflows are among the main producers of dust in a galaxy, and this mass loss results in an excess in the fluxes observed in the 8 and 24 {mu}m bands. The aim of this work is to investigate the mass loss return by AGB stars to the interstellar medium of the LMC by studying the dependence of the infrared excess flux on the total luminosity. We identify oxygen-rich, carbon-rich, and extreme AGB star populations in our sample based on their 2MASS and IRAC colors. The SEDs of oxygen- and carbon-rich AGB stars are compared with appropriate stellar photosphere models to obtain the excess flux in all the IRAC bands and the MIPS 24 {mu}m band. Extreme AGB stars are dominated by circumstellar emission at 8 and 24 {mu}m; thus we approximate their excesses with the flux observed in these bands. We find about 16,000 O-rich, 6300 C-rich, and 1000 extreme sources with reliable 8 {mu}m excesses, and about 4500 O-rich, 5300 C-rich, and 960 extreme sources with reliable 24 {mu}m excesses. The excesses are in the range 0.1 mJy to 5 Jy. The 8 and 24 {mu}m excesses for all three types of AGB candidates show a general increasing trend with luminosity. The color temperature of the circumstellar dust derived from the ratio of the 8 and 24 {mu}m excesses decreases with an increase in excess, while the 24 {mu}m optical depth increases with excess. The extreme AGB candidates are the major contributors to the mass loss, and we estimate the total AGB mass loss return to the LMC to be (5.9-13) x 10{sup -3} M {sub sun} yr{sup -1}.

Srinivasan, Sundar [Department of Physics and Astronomy, Johns Hopkins University, 3400 North Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21218 (United States); Meixner, Margaret; Leitherer, Claus; Vijh, Uma; Gordon, Karl D.; Sewilo, Marta [Space Telescope Science Institute, 3700 San Martin Drive, Baltimore, MD 21218 (United States); Volk, Kevin [Gemini Observatory, 670 North A'ohoku Place, Hilo, HI 96720 (United States); Blum, Robert D.; Harris, Jason [National Optical Astronomy Observatory, P.O. Box 26732, Tucson, AZ 85726-6732 (United States); Babler, Brian L.; Bracker, Steve; Meade, Marilyn [Department of Astronomy, University of Wisconsin, 475 North Charter Street, Madison, WI 53706 (United States); Block, Miwa; Engelbracht, Charles W.; For, Bi-Qing; Misselt, Karl A. [Steward Observatory, University of Arizona, 933 North Cherry Avenue, Tucson, AZ 85721 (United States); Cohen, Martin [Radio Astronomy Laboratory, 601 Campbell Hall, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 (United States); Hora, Joseph L. [Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, 60 Garden Street, Cambridge, MA 02138 (United States); Indebetouw, Remy [Astronomy Department, University of Virginia, P.O. Box 3818, Charlottesville, VA 22903-0818 (United States); Markwick-Kemper, Francisca [Jodrell Bank Centre of Astrophysics, School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PL (United Kingdom)], E-mail: sundar@pha.jhu.edu (and others)

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Detroit: Return of the cityzen.  

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??Detroit has steadily declined as a city since the height of its greatness in the 1950s. Deindustrialization, suburbanization, divisive racism, and disenfranchisement have taken a (more)

Ratkowski, Eric

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

288

Return to Flight New Horizons  

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transfer success stories. For more successes and other OTT news, go to http://techtransfer.gsfc.nasa.gov. n

289

Returning common sense to regulations  

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While these sessions of the November 1995 meeting of the American Nuclear Society are being devoted to the Linear Theory of harm from radiation, it must be realized that the low-level radiation issue, as important as it may be, is but a subset of an entire body of environmental issues running afoul of common sense. Cellular phones, electromagnetic fields, asbestos, dioxin, acid rain, and others especially in their public portrayals, some in their regulatory treatment, are based upon exaggerated or misunderstood risks. One must recognize that what lies ahead is an immense effort to revisit the underlying science of the existing regulations of radiation exposures. New evidence has been published, and most importantly, it is now recognized that many of these regulations--promulgated with the best of intentions--have been extraordinarily harmful to the public. In many cases, the harm has been exaggerated, and has created in the public policy arena the notion that the public is at great risk from the smallest sources of radiation. The national cost of compliance with these regulations has been enormous. To the extent that existing environmental regulations are not being moderated, they pose major economic threats to present and future industries involving nuclear materials and technology. These would include the pharmaceutical industries as well as those seeking U.S. isotope markets in separations, purification, labeling, and manufacturing of new radiopharmaceuticals for cancer therapy, diagnosis, pain mitigation, treatment of arthritis, and other new applications. For those who are not aware of the results of recent advances in radiopharmaceuticals, clinical trials have demonstrated an 80% remission rate in the treatment of b-cell lymphoma and leukemia. New isotopes and new isotope technology promise greater effectiveness in the treatment of cancer and other diseases. The regulatory problems and their enormous costs exist at all stages in nuclear medicine, from the manufacture of the radiopharmaceuticals to the disposal of low-level wastes in Ward Valley, California, for example. Access to these promising new technologies will be severely limited under the existing regulatory environment.

Fox, M.R.

1995-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Evaluation of critical pathways, radionuclides, and remedial measures for reducing the radiological dose to returning populations at a former nuclear test site  

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Bikini Island, the major residence island at Bikini Atoll, was contaminated with radioactive fallout as a result of the BRAVO test conducted on March 1, 1954. We have identified the critical radionuclides and supplied radiological data needed to develop dose estimates for all possible exposure pathways. These estimates show that the major dose to returning populations would result from ingestion of cesium-137 (137 Cs) in locally grown terrestrial foods where the predicted population average effective dose exceeds current federal guidelines. Consequently, we designed several long-term field experiments to develop and evaluate methods to reduce the 137 Cs content in locally grown foods.This paper gives a general outline of the remediation experiments with a more detailed description of a preferred combined option. Our comparative evaluation on various remedial methods show that the combined option--potassium treatment of the entire islands with limited excavation of soil in village an d housing areas--will be effective in reducing the dose to about 10% of pretreatment levels, and offers very significant benefits with respect to adverse environmental impacts as well as savings in overall costs, time, and required expert resources.

Robison, W. L., LLNL

1997-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Guidelines for Contact with Employees Off Work Due to an Injury or Illness The University's Return-to-Work Program assists employees temporarily or permanently unable to perform the  

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of their regular work due to either a work related or non-work related injury or illness. This Program is designedGuidelines for Contact with Employees Off Work Due to an Injury or Illness The University's Return-to-Work Program assists employees temporarily or permanently unable to perform the essential functions

de Lijser, Peter

292

Counting Strings, Wound and Bound  

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We analyze zero mode counting problems for Dirac operators that find their origin in string theory backgrounds. A first class of quantum mechanical models for which we compute the number of ground states arises from a string winding an isometric direction in a geometry, taking into account its energy due to tension. Alternatively, the models arise from deforming marginal bound states of a string winding a circle, and moving in an orthogonal geometry. After deformation, the number of bound states is again counted by the zero modes of a Dirac operator. We count these bound states in even dimensional asymptotically linear dilaton backgrounds as well as in Euclidean Taub-NUT. We show multiple pole behavior in the fugacities keeping track of a U(1) charge. We also discuss a second class of counting problems that arises when these backgrounds are deformed via the application of a heterotic duality transformation. We discuss applications of our results to Appell-Lerch sums and the counting of domain wall bound states.

Sujay K. Ashok; Suresh Nampuri; Jan Troost

2013-02-05T23:59:59.000Z

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U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu to Help Rebuild Homes in New Orleans on  

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

Steven Chu to Help Rebuild Homes in New Steven Chu to Help Rebuild Homes in New Orleans on Veterans Day U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu to Help Rebuild Homes in New Orleans on Veterans Day November 9, 2010 - 12:00am Addthis Washington D.C. --- Underscoring the Obama Administration's commitment to community service, U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu will travel to New Orleans on Veterans Day, a national day of service, to volunteer at a home construction site with the St. Bernard Project, a group dedicated to creating ongoing housing opportunities for community residents in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. Working with the Wounded Warrior program, a non-profit group that helps find meaningful work for service men and women, St. Bernard Project trains and employs injured active duty soldiers and veterans in transition after their service. Details about the event are

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Veterans Advisory Board on Dose Reconstruction Board member  

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Q: What is the single most important question in radiation health concerns? A: The level of risk when radiation is received gradually over time! The studies of the Japanese atomic-bomb survivors and patients who received radiological procedures and treatments have provided a wealth of knowledge on the late effects, mainly cancer, associated with moderate radiation doses received briefly at a high rate. But the issues faced today concern exposures delivered over years and not seconds, such as during occupation, medical imaging with computed tomography (CT) and nuclear medicine procedures, environmental releases such as occurred at the Fukushima accident, and the aftermath of a dirty-bomb terrorist detonation (OBrien 2012). The existing epidemiologic data on human health effects (ICRP 2007; NCRP 2012) have been transformed and transported, modulated and manipulated, and there may be a procrustean problem (Mettler 2012). Procrustes was the mythological highwayman who cut off (or stretched on a rack) the legs of travelers so they would fit his iron bed (i.e., he forced conformity to an arbitrary set of conditions). For the Million Worker Study, there is little concern on generalizing the results to U.S. populations

John D. Boice; Ncrp President; A Study; One Million; U. S. Radiation Workers

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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American Veterans 69th Annual National Convention | Department...  

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http:www.janugget.com Where AMVETS leaders and members will be given a chance to shape the future of our great organization. From electing new leaders to voting on...

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Adopt-A-Platoon, Brookhaven Veterans Association, Brookhaven Employees  

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Morale, Welfare, and Relaxation Units (MWRs) Morale, Welfare, and Relaxation Units (MWRs) We support a MWR unit (Morale Welfare and Relaxation), known as the "Soldiers' Truck Stop". It is a place where convoys of trucks stop on their way to refuel and rest before continuing on with their mission. Many times they arrive late at night and the chow hall will be closed. They are able to get something to eat here and also take a shower and get some rest. They would prefer to have travel size supplies for both male and female Soldiers. These places are similar to a USO or Red Cross Canteen but are now called MWRs. They are run by Chaplains in the Army are very sparse and do not have a lot of resources. Brookhaven's AaP has shipped 29 boxes of supplies and requested items totaling 890lbs.

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Adopt-A-Platoon, Brookhaven Veterans Association, Brookhaven...  

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my platoon, I'd like to say thank you and we appreciate it very much Thanks to the Brookhaven BVA. You all do a great job Please pass this along and give my personal give my...

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Veterans' attitudes regarding a database for genomic research  

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the installation of energy-efficient appliances, efficient heating and cooling systems, and a better insulated homes consume less water than conventional homes through water-efficient appliances and by recycling, ventilation, water heating, appliances, climate and even site factors need to be integrated to assure desired

Richardson, David

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White House honors Sandia nurse for helping women veterans, children...  

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Employment Apply for Our Jobs Our Jobs Working at NNSA Blog Home > NNSA Blog > White House honors Sandia nurse for helping ... White House honors Sandia nurse for helping women...

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Veterans Housing Guaranteed and Insured Loans (Federal) | Open...  

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Equipment Insulation, Heat pumps, CaulkingWeather-stripping, Building Insulation, Windows, Doors, Roofs, Passive Solar Space Heat, Solar Water Heat, Solar Space Heat Active...

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1 Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Research and ...  

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... in which countries, VA will pursue international filings. ... 3: Revise VA Patent Policy for more ... finances Develop patent financial policies and metrics ...

2012-10-11T23:59:59.000Z

302

FY13 Affirmative Action Program Plan for Disabled Veterans  

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

Management Strategic Plan: http: humancapital.doe.govresourcesDOE-Human-Capital-Strategic-Plan-20 ll- 2015.pdf. F. Section 307 of the Civil Service Reform Act of 1978. G....

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Adopt-A-Platoon, Brookhaven Veterans Association, Brookhaven...  

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Fundraisers Car Wash on July 28, 2011 - May thanks to our wonderful volunteers (Fire Dept & co-workers) Plant Sale, April 14 & 15, 2011 - we sold hardy pansies to some early bird...

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Rebuilding a Greener New Orleans on Veteran's Day | Department...  

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Prize rolls into Washington, DC 091610 Jobs by the 1000s Faces of the Recovery Act A Book of Condolences for Fukushima Energy Matters Online Townhall 1 of 5 Clean Energy and...

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Delivering Measurable Returns to Its Clients  

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... Facts provides services to many com- panies and its clients include General Motors, Fidelity Investments, American Express, ExxonMobil, Proctor & ...

2013-06-04T23:59:59.000Z

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Social Return on Investment: Standard Guidelines  

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environmental and social impacts that are not comparable orto compare the social impact of different companies withinenvironmental and social impact information. Conventional

Olsen, Sara

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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are preventable. To protect yourself: and/or engraved with your name. bag, keys, wallet, cellphone, laptop, etc

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Return to General Law Division Home Page  

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... agreement, NIST is authorized to collect costs incurred prior to cancellation of the agreement plus any termination costs, up to the total value of the ...

2013-07-19T23:59:59.000Z

309

The Return of the ORISE Cytogenetic Laboratory  

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President's President's Message ........................................... 2 Inside the Beltway ........................................... 6 Agency News ........................................... 7 Chapter News ........................................... 8 Elmer Story .......................................... 10 Travel Grants/Fellowships .......................................... 11 Notes .......................................... 13 CHP Corner .......................................... 19 Display Ads .......................................... 21 Short Courses ......................................... 26 Odds and Ends ......................................... 32 Volume XXX Volume XXX Volume XXX Volume XXX Volume XXXV V V V V Numbe Numbe Numbe Numbe Number 10 r 10 r 10 r 10 r 10 For Specialists in Radiation Safety For Specialists

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Increasing Return on Assets through insourcing logistics  

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Insourcing and vertical integration often allow companies to gain competitive advantage by exercising a greater degree of control over their supply chain. In the case of ABC Oilfield Services, insourcing the transportation ...

Ghose, Devjit

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Purchase Obligations, Earnings Persistence and Stock Returns  

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6, Elements of Financial Statement. (http://www.fasb.org/to consolidated financial statements in order to see whatnotes to consolidated financial statements in order to know

Lee, Kwang June

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

312

Comprehensive Savings in Condensate Return Systems  

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Every steam system is plagued by problems from malfunctioning steam traps. Effects of such problems can easily lead to downtime, loss of production, and hazardous working conditions, among others. Although most minor problems are made tolerable through system maintenance, more efficient testing of traps can actually prevent them. An effective trap testing program provides a way to both simply and reliably monitor the performance of condensate collection and, in turn, improves the overall efficiency of the entire steam distribution system. Overall efficiency in steam systems not only reduces energy usage but also significantly diminishes long-term operating costs. To realize these environmental and economical benefits, first, it is necessary to implement a comprehensive saturated steam monitoring program, which specifically involves identifying, documenting, and then correcting faulty steam traps. Remarkably, the implementation of this solution generally realizes a six to twelve month payback time.

Viola, E. J.

1999-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Volvo Logistics Corporation Returnable Packaging System.  

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?? This thesis is a study for analysing costs affected by packaging in a producing industry. The purpose is to develop a model that will (more)

Beselin Hallberg, Jacob

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Purchase Obligations, Earnings Persistence and Stock Returns  

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Power purchase, natural gas supply and transportation, andsupply agreements Ball Corp Aluminum, steel, plastic resin, other direct materials, natural gas

Lee, Kwang June

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

315

Aging Studies of VCE Dismantlement Returns  

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VCE is an ethylene/vinyl acetate/vinyl alcohol terpolymer binder for filled elastomers which is designed to accept high filler loadings. Filled elastomer parts consist of the binder (VCE), a curing agent (Hylene MP, diphenol-4-4{prime}-methylenebis(phenylcarbamate)), a processing aid (LS, lithium stearate), and filler particles (typically 70% fraction by weight). The curing of the filled elastomer parts occurs from the heat-activated reaction between the hydroxyl groups of VCE with the Hylene MP curing agent, resulting in a cross-linked network. The final vinyl acetate content is typically between 34.9 and 37.9%, while the vinyl alcohol content is typically between 1.27 and 1.78%. Surveillance data for this material is both scarce and scattered, complicating the assessment of any aging trends in systems. In addition, most of the initial surveillance efforts focused on mechanical properties such as hardness and tensile strength, and chemical information is therefore lacking. Material characterization and aging studies had been performed on previous formulations of the VCE material but the Ethylene Vinyl Acetate (EVA) starting copolymer is no longer commercially available. New formulations with replacement EVA materials are currently being established and will require characterization as well as updated aging models.

Letant, S; Alviso, C; Pearson, M; Albo, R; Small, W; Wilson, T; Chinn, S; Maxwell, R

2011-10-17T23:59:59.000Z

316

Dragline mining returns to western Kentucky  

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Armstrong Coal Co. now owns three Page draglines-one now operating at the Midway Surface mine, one due to go into operation at the Equality surface mine and a third that is being rebuilt also for use there. Armstrong is banking on the economics of scale to once again prove that these older machines are still the most efficient way to move large volumes of overburden. 4 photos.

Buchsbaum, L.

2009-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

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FY2002_MEP Delivering Measurable Returns  

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... Additionally, over 22 percent achieved quality certifications while almost one in four improved their environmental management systems. ...

2012-10-12T23:59:59.000Z

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Return to General Law Division Home Page  

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... NIST's ability to continue to undertake the activities contemplated in this agreement is subject to the continued availability of Federal appropriations. ...

2013-07-19T23:59:59.000Z

319

Black gold: return of the king  

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The coal industry has woken from its slumber and finds itself ill-prepared for the demands being made upon it. Exporters are proving slow to expand their capacities and overcome infrastructural bottlenecks. The financial crisis may cause a hiatus in demand growth, but it will also limit finance for investment. 3 figs.

O'Connell, J.

2008-12-15T23:59:59.000Z

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SNS Returns to Action | ornl.gov  

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the end of May to make up for lost ground. Operations manager Kevin Jones said the SNS resumed operations for research users at about 8 a.m. on Tuesday. "SNS is operating at...

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If found, please return to: _________________________________ phone#:______________________________________________  

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integrity fosters a positive learning environment and is essential to the functioning of the university, recreational facilities, parking lots, and all outdoor areas of the campus. Exceptions must be made/abuse is not an acceptable excuse for actions that damage facilities or individuals (physically or emotionally). Common

California at Santa Cruz, University of

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202-328-5000 www.rff.orgNight of the Living Dead or Back to the Future? Electric Utility Decoupling, Reviving Rate-of-Return Regulation, and Energy Efficiency  

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The distribution grid for delivering electricity to the user has been paid for as part of the charge per kilowatt-hour that covers the cost of the energy itself. Conservation advocates have promoted the adoption of policies that decouple electric distribution company revenues or profits from how much electricity goes through the lines. Their motivation is that usage-based pricing leads utilities to encourage use and discourages conservation. Because decoupling divorces profits from conduct, it runs against the dominant finding in regulatory economics in the last twenty yearsthat incentive-based regulation outperforms rate-of-return. Even if distribution costs are independent of use, some usage charges can be efficient. Price-cap regulation may distort utility incentives to inform consumers about energy efficiencygetting more performance from less electricity. Utilities will subsidize efficiency investments, but only when prices are too low. Justifying policies to subsidize energy efficiency requires either prices that are too low or consumers who are ignorant.

Timothy J. Brennan; Timothy J. Brennan

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A Revolution Capable of Healing Our Wounds  

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of self-sufficiency. Disabled people are framed as burdensis a burden on the disabled. The resources that should bestroke made me visible as a disabled person. The truth is

Khanmalek, Tala

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Hyperspectral Imaging: Shedding New Light on Wound ...  

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... One big reason is that standards aren't in ... lab to an instrument in another, the data are typically ... variability related to calibration and best practices in ...

2012-03-30T23:59:59.000Z

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A Revolution Capable of Healing Our Wounds  

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is obvious. But what about epilepsy, diabetes, Lyme disease?Lyme is directly connected to the deforestation of large

Khanmalek, Tala

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Validation of technetium-99m stannous pyrophosphate myocardial scintigraphy for diagnosing acute myocardial infarction more than 48 hours old when serum creatine kinase-MB has returned to normal  

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Determination of lactic dehydrogenase (LDH) isoenzymes is the current method of choice for diagnosing acute myocardial infarction (AMI) greater than 48 hours old. However, other causes of enzyme elevation make the availability of an alternate method of diagnosis worthwhile. Accordingly, serial technetium-99m pyrophosphate scintigrams were obtained in 61 patients with transmural AMI and in 46 patients with subendocardial AMI. Imaging was performed in all 107 patients at the time creatine kinase isoenzyme (CK-MB) was present 37 +/- 18 hours (range 12 to 72) after the onset of AMI, and at the time CK-MB was absent 106 +/- 34 hours (range 48 to 168) after the onset of AMI. At the time CK-MB was absent, the sensitivity using either a regional or a diffuse positive scintigram was 95% (58 of 61 patients) for transmural AMI and 65% (30 of 46 patients) for subendocardial AMI. The sensitivity using a regional positive scintigram was 82% (50 of 61 patients) for transmural AMI and 37% (17 of 46 patients) for subendocardial AMI. The sensitivity using a high-grade regional positive scintigram was 36% (22 of 61 patients) for transmural AMI and 11% (5 of 46 patients) for subendocardial AMI. The specificity was 70% (143 of 204 patients) for either a regional or a diffuse abnormality, 92% (187 of 204 patients) for a regional abnormality, and 100% (204 of 204 patients) for a high-grade regional abnormality. Thus, pyrophosphate scintigraphy is useful in confirming the diagnosis of AMI, particularly transmural, greater than 48 hours old and when CK-MB has returned to normal. A positive scintigram with a high-grade regional abnormality is specific for a recent AMI and may be contributory in establishing the diagnoses when LDH isoenzymes are inconclusive.

Olson, H.G.; Lyons, K.P.; Butman, S.; Piters, K.M.

1983-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Return to Return Point Memory J. M. Deutsch, Abhishek Dhar, and Onuttom Narayan  

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spin state. In our numerical simulations, we find that, for the cases when RPM is valid, it also holds. Amengual, Ll. Mano~sa, F. Marco, C. Picornell, C. Segui, and V. Torra, Thermochim. Acta 116, 195 (1987); A

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Design and Analysis of Salmonid Tagging Studies in the Columbia Basin, Volume XV; Appraisal of the Relationship between Tag Detection Efficiency at Bonneville Dam and the Precision of In-River Survival Estimates of Returning PIT-Tagged Chinook Salmon, 2000 Technical Report.  

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In the advent of the installation of a PIT-tag interrogation system in the Cascades Island fish ladder at Bonneville Dam, this report provides guidance on the anticipated precision of in-river survival estimates for returning adult salmonids, between Bonneville and Lower Granite dams, for various levels of system-wide adult detection probability at Bonneville Dam. Precision was characterized by the standard error of the survival estimates and the coefficient of variation of the survival estimates. The anticipated precision of in-river survival estimates for returning adult salmonids was directly proportional to the number of PIT-tagged smolts released and to the system-wide adult detection efficiency at Bonneville Dam, as well as to the in-river juvenile survival above Lower Granite Dam. Moreover, for a given release size and system-wide adult detection efficiency at Bonneville Dam, higher estuarine and marine survival rates also produced more precise survival estimates. With a system-wide detection probability of P{sub BA} = 1 at Bonneville Dam, the anticipated CVs for in-river survival estimate ranged between 9.4 and 20% with release sizes of 10,000 smolts. Moreover, if the system-wide adult detection efficiency at Bonneville Dam is less than maximum (i.e., P{sub BA} < 1), precision of CV {le} 20% could still be attained. For example, for releases of 10,000 PIT-tagged fish a CV of 20% in the estimates of in-river survival for returning adult salmon could be reach with system-wide detection probabilities of 0.2 {le} P{sub BA} {le} 0.6, depending on the tagging scenario.

Perez-Comas, Joes A.; Skalski, John R. (University of Washington, School of Fisheries, Seattle, WA)

2000-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

329

Notice of Availability of the Draft Environmental Assessment Addendum for Disposition of Additional Waste at the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant (DOE/EA-1339A) (April 30, 2003)  

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

117 117 Federal Register / Vol. 68, No. 83 / Wednesday, April 30, 2003 / Notices Corp., Club Affiliation, Disability, Hobbies, Military Affiliation, National Merit, Athletics, Union Affiliation, Misc., Career Objective, or Programs of Study)) * ParentVeteran? (Is either parent a Veteran) * ParentDisabledInMilitary? * ParentKilledInMilitary? * HouseholdIncome (Annual) Financial Aid Wizard For each School tracked in the user's EDpack * Tuition * RoomBoard * Fees * Books * OtherExpense Used in the EFC calculation * StOfResidence * Veteran? * SchoolsOfAttendance * ChildSupport? * OtherDependants? * Orphan? * PeopleInHousehold * CollegeStudentIn House * CompletedTaxReturn? * 1040EZ Able to file 1040A or 1040EZ) * AGI (Adjusted Gross Income) * IncomeTax * Exemptions * YouWages * SpouseWages

330

Venture capital returns, new firms and social networks  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

C. Green, and Vasant Naik, Optimal Investment, GrowthGreen and Naik (2004) formulate a model of staged investments

Ewens, Michael

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

331

Midwest gasoline prices returning to normal - Today in Energy - U ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

As previously reported, Midwest gasoline prices shot up in April and May with refinery outagessome planned, some notthat lasted longer than expected, thus ...

332

Using DISE to protect return addresses from attack  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Stack-smashing by buffer overflow is a common tactic used by viruses and worms to crash or hijack systems. Exploiting a bounds-unchecked copy into a stack buffer, an attacker can---by supplying a specially-crafted and unexpectedly long input---overwrite ...

Marc L. Corliss; E. Christopher Lewis; Amir Roth

2005-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

333

SOCIAL RETURNS TO EDUCATION: MACRO-EVIDENCE Summary ...  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

the presence of dynamic human capital spillovers: the human capital stock increases ... nomic growth once measurement error in education is accounted for.

334

The genesis solar-wind sample return mission  

SciTech Connect

The compositions of the Earth's crust and mantle, and those of the Moon and Mars, are relatively well known both isotopically and elementally. The same is true of our knowledge of the asteroid belt composition, based on meteorite analyses. Remote measurements of Venus, the Jovian atmosphere, and the outer planet moons, have provided some estimates of their compositions. The Sun constitutes a large majority, > 99%, of all the matter in the solar system. The elemental composition of the photosphere, the visible 'surface' of the Sun, is constrained by absorption lines produced by particles above the surface. Abundances for many elements are reported to the {+-}10 or 20% accuracy level. However, the abundances of other important elements, such as neon, cannot be determined in this way due to a relative lack of atomic states at low excitation energies. Additionally and most importantly, the isotopic composition of the Sun cannot be determined astronomically except for a few species which form molecules above sunspots, and estimates derived from these sources lack the accuracy desired for comparison with meteoritic and planetary surface samples measured on the Earth. The solar wind spreads a sample of solar particles throughout the heliosphere, though the sample is very rarified: collecting a nanogram of oxygen, the third most abundant element, in a square centimeter cross section at the Earth's distance from the Sun takes five years. Nevertheless, foil collectors exposed to the solar wind for periods of hours on the surface of the Moon during the Apollo missions were used to determine the helium and neon solar-wind compositions sufficiently to show that the Earth's atmospheric neon was significantly evolved relative to the Sun. Spacecraft instruments developed subsequently have provided many insights into the composition of the solar wind, mostly in terms of elemental composition. These instruments have the advantage of observing a number of parameters simultaneously, including charge state distributions, velocities, and densities, all of which have been instrumental in characterizing the nature of the solar wind. However, these instruments have lacked the ability to make large dynamic range measurements of adjacent isotopes (i.e., {sup 17}O/{sup 16}O {approx} 2500) or provide the permil (tenths of percent) accuracy desirable for comparison with geochemical isotopic measurements. An accurate knowledge of the solar and solar-wind compositions helps to answer important questions across a number of disciplines. It aids in understanding the acceleration mechanisms of the solar wind, gives an improved picture of the charged particle environment near the photosphere, it constrains processes within the Sun over its history, and it provides a database by which to compare differences among planetary systems with the solar system's starting composition, providing key information on planetary evolution. For example, precise knowledge of solar isotopic and elemental compositions of volatile species in the Sun provides a baseline for models of atmospheric evolution over time for Earth, Venus, and Mars. Additionally, volatile and chemically active elements such as C, H, O, N, and S can tell us about processes active during the evolution of the solar nebula. A classic example of this is the oxygen isotope system. In the 1970s it was determined that the oxygen isotopic ratio in refractory inclusions in primitive meteorites was enriched {approx}4% in {sup 16}O relative to the average terrestrial, lunar, and thermally processed meteorite materials. In addition, all processed solar-system materials appeared to each have a unique oxygen isotopic composition (except the Moon and Earth, which are thought to be formed from the same materials), though differences are in the fraction of a percent range, much smaller than the refractory material {sup 16}O enrichment. Several theories were developed over the years to account for the oxygen isotope heterogeneity, each theory predicting a different solar isotopic composition and each invoking a differ

Wiens, Roger C [Los Alamos National Laboratory

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

335

Engineered Geothermal Systems Energy Return On Energy Investment  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Critical factors in determining the EROI of Engineered Geothermal Systems (EGS) are examined in this work. These include the input energy embodied into the system. Embodied energy includes the energy contained in the materials, as well as, that consumed in each stage of manufacturing from mining the raw materials to assembling the finished system. Also critical are the system boundaries and value of the energy ?? heat is not as valuable as electrical energy. The EROI of an EGS depends upon a number of factors that are currently unknown, for example what will be typical EGS well productivity, as well as, reservoir depth, temperature, and temperature decline rate. Thus the approach developed is to consider these factors as parameters determining EROI as a function of number of wells needed. Since the energy needed to construct a geothermal well is a function of depth, results are provided as a function of well depth. Parametric determination of EGS EROI is calculated using existing information on EGS and US Department of Energy (DOE) targets and is compared to the ??minimum? EROI an energy production system should have to be an asset rather than a liability.

Mansure, A J

2012-12-10T23:59:59.000Z

336

Integrated hydraulic cooler and return rail in camless cylinder head  

SciTech Connect

An engine assembly may include a cylinder head defining an engine coolant reservoir, a pressurized fluid supply, a valve actuation assembly, and a hydraulic fluid reservoir. The valve actuation assembly may be in fluid communication with the pressurized fluid supply and may include a valve member displaceable by a force applied by the pressurized fluid supply. The hydraulic fluid reservoir may be in fluid communication with the valve actuation assembly and in a heat exchange relation to the engine coolant reservoir.

Marriott, Craig D. (Clawson, MI); Neal, Timothy L. (Ortonville, MI); Swain, Jeff L. (Flushing, MI); Raimao, Miguel A. (Colorado Springs, CO)

2011-12-13T23:59:59.000Z

337

Effect of oil prices on returns to alternative energy investments .  

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??This paper presents the role of alternative energy technologies in displacing fossil fuels as the world's primary energy source. To that end, a CAPM-GARCH multi-factor (more)

Schmitz, Anthony

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

338

Tailored hospital supply chain for greater return on investment  

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The cost of healthcare has been increasing over the past several years. From 1997 to 2002, the average cost for hospital stays increased 24 percent. The increase in healthcare cost can be explained by malpractice law suits ...

Jan, Paul Jenq-Haw

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

339

Risk, Return and Cash Flow Characteristics of Infrastructure Fund Investments ?  

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The authors would like to thank Nico Engel, Christian Figge, Christian Fingerle and the participants

Florian Bitsch; Axel Buchner; Christoph Kaserer

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

340

Electromagnetic radiation from lightning return strokes to tall structures.  

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??The study of the interaction of lightning electromagnetic fields with electrical systems and the design of appropriate protection strategies are generally based on statistical distributions (more)

Pavanello, Davide

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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341

Estimation of Extreme Wind Speeds with Very Long Return Periods  

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Long series of hourly mean wind speeds and the maximum hourly 3-s gust are simulated for four sites in the British Isles in order to investigate methods for the determination of extreme wind speed events. The simulation is performed using a one-...

M. D. G. Dukes; J. P. Palutikof

1995-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

342

Departure and return : abandonment, memorial and aging in Japan  

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S. Linhart (Eds. ), Aging Asian Concepts and ExperiencesJ. J. Seeber (Eds. ), .Aging, Spirituality and Religion: AE. (1964). The Psychology of Aging. Englewood Cliffs, N.J. :

Danely, Jason Allen

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

343

A simple method for rapidly processing HEU from weapons returns  

SciTech Connect

A method based on the use of a high temperature fluidized bed for rapidly oxidizing, homogenizing and down-blending Highly Enriched Uranium (HEU) from dismantled nuclear weapons is presented. This technology directly addresses many of the most important issues that inhibit progress in international commerce in HEU; viz., transaction verification, materials accountability, transportation and environmental safety. The equipment used to carry out the oxidation and blending is simple, inexpensive and highly portable. Mobile facilities to be used for point-of-sale blending and analysis of the product material are presented along with a phased implementation plan that addresses the conversion of HEU derived from domestic weapons and related waste streams as well as material from possible foreign sources such as South Africa or the former Soviet Union.

McLean, W. II; Miller, P.E.

1994-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

344

The need to return to a monetary framework  

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Sometime in mid September 2008, the Federal Reserve began creating money at an amazingly rapid pace. For the week ending September 10, banks and other depository institutions held $8 billion in deposits at the Fed. By the week ending December 31, 2008, they held $848 billion. Such deposits are commonly called reserve balances. They are the key componentalong with currencyof base money or central bank money which the Federal Reserve is responsible for controlling. Hence, the Fed had increased the supply of reserve balances by 100-fold in a very short period of time. Although the reasons for the unprecedented increase are complex, it is important to try to understand them and explain them as simply as possible. To do so one must delve into the details of the Federal Reserves balance sheet and sort out the forces likely to shift the supply and demand for reserve balances in a financial crisis. In this paper I use a series of graphs to show what happened to the major items on the balance sheet during this period and then identify the key factors underlying the increase in reserve balances. I show that the increase came about as a direct result of the Feds decision to purchase securities and make loans to certain sectors and institutions. In other words the Fed financed these securities purchases and loans by creating 1

John B. Taylor

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

345

Convoy Returns World Trade Center Steel to New York City  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... The tractor trailers, each carrying between 10,000 and 30,000 pounds (approximately 4,500 to 13,600 kilograms) of steel, traveled with a police ...

2011-11-25T23:59:59.000Z

346

Departure and return : abandonment, memorial and aging in Japan  

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Tokyo: Yoshikawa Ko*bunkan. Hockey, J. , & James, A. (1993).London: SAGE publications. Hockey, J. , & James, A. (2003).Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan. Hockey, Jenny, Katz, Jeanne

Danely, Jason Allen

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

347

Buying Beauty: On Prices and Returns in the Art Market  

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This paper investigates the price determinants and investment performance of art. We apply a hedonic regression analysis to a new data set of more than one million auction transactions of paintings and works on paper. Based on the resulting price index, ... Keywords: art, auctions, hedonic regressions, investments, repeat-sales regressions, sentiment

Luc Renneboog; Christophe Spaenjers

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

348

The infrastructural complex : a return to big design  

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A new pattern of territorial settlement is proposed for the 70 mile-long strip straddling the Mississippi River between Baton Rouge and New Orleans, Louisiana (here termed the "South Louisiana-Mississippi River Corridor"). ...

Campos, Robert Timothy, M. Arch. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

349

Winging it : a bold step toward the whooping crane's return  

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Since the fall of 2001, biologists have taught endangered whooping cranes how to migrate over a once-lost course stretching from the wetlands of central Wisconsin to the mud flats of Florida's Gulf Coast. Wildlife biologists ...

McKenna, Philip Rood

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

350

An Interface for Navigating Clustered Document Sets Returned by Queries  

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``Tell about scientific studies of air pressure'' were: Permission to copy without fee all or part of this material is granted provided that the copies are not made or distributed for commercial advantage, the ACM/or specific permission. bellows front air conditioning whirlwind air force compressor air mass fog pneumatic

Littman, Michael L.

351

Forecast Correlation Coefficient Matrix of Stock Returns in Portfolio Analysis  

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Unadjusted Forecasts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Forecasts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Unadjusted Forecasts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Zhao, Feng

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

352

Microscopic return point memory in Co/Pd multilayer films  

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autocorrelation image (quasi-ACF). It is a normalized cross-correlated, the quasi-ACF image has a flat 'background' withspeckle peak in this quasi-ACF provides a direct measure of

Seu, K.A.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

353

The Mathematician's Bias - and the Return to Embodied Computation  

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There are growing uncertainties surrounding the classical model of computation established by G\\"odel, Church, Kleene, Turing and others in the 1930s onwards. The mismatch between the Turing machine conception, and the experiences of those more practically engaged in computing, has parallels with the wider one between science and those working creatively or intuitively out in the 'real' world. The scientific outlook is more flexible and basic than some understand or want to admit. The science is subject to limitations which threaten careers. We look at embodiment and disembodiment of computation as the key to the mismatch, and find Turing had the right idea all along - amongst a productive confusion of ideas about computation in the real and the abstract worlds.

S. Barry Cooper

2013-04-19T23:59:59.000Z

354

Mir Environmental Effects Payload and Returned Mir Solar Panel Cleanliness  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The MIR Environmental Effects Payload (MEEP) was attached to the Docking Module of the MIR space station for 18 months during calendar years 1996 and 1997 (March 1996, STS 76 to October 1997, STS 86). A solar panel array with more than 10 years space ...

Harvey Gale A.; Humes Donald H.; Kinard William H.

1999-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

355

ECONOMIC HARDSHIP DEFERMENT REQUEST RETURN COMPLETED FORMS TO  

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of assistance such as AFDC, Supplemental Security Income (SSI), food stamps, WIC, Medicaid, or state public

Amin, S. Massoud

356

Performance Profiles Table Browser: T-9. Return on Investment for ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Crude oil, gasoline, heating oil, diesel, propane, and other liquids including biofuels and natural gas liquids. Natural Gas. Exploration and reserves, storage, ...

357

p. 2--GCR Executive columns p.4--Arrivals and Returns  

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loads of fun together, counting the contents of the safe, filing stuff, and visiting the bank. Woo, and its vampire heritage made the girls very excited, while Edinburgh is my favourite UK city, with its

Wirosoetisno, Djoko

358

RETURN TO THE RIVER -2000 Chapter 12 Conclusions and Strategies  

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of water usage in the basin and constrains conservation and restoration efforts for anadromous and resident of the Pacific Northwest Electric Power Planning and Conservation Act by Congress (hereafter the Northwest Power

359

Research Note---Returns to Information Technology Outsourcing  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This study extends existing information technology (IT) productivity research by evaluating the contributions of spending in IT outsourcing using a production function framework and an economywide panel data set from 60 industries in the United States ... Keywords: IT impacts, IT intensity, IT outsourcing, economic analysis, industry analysis, information technology, output elasticity, production function, production theory, productivity

Kunsoo Han; Robert J. Kauffman; Barrie R. Nault

2011-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

360

Simulation of Lidar Return Signals Associated with Water Clouds  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We revisited an empirical relationship between the integrated volume depolar- ization ratio, oacc, and the effective multiple scattering factor, -n, on the basis of Monte Carlo simulations of spaceborne lidar backscatter associated with homogeneous wa- ter clouds. The relationship is found to be sensitive to the extinction coefficient and to the particle size. The layer integrated attenuated backscatter is also obtained. Comparisons made between the simulations and statistics derived relationships of the layer integrated depolarization ratio, oacc, and the layer integrated attenuated backscatter, -n, based on the measurement by the Cloud-Aerosol Lidar and Infrared Pathfinder Satellite Observations (CALIPSO) satellite show that a cloud with a large effective size or a large extinction coefficient has a relatively large integrated backscatter and a cloud with a small effective size or a large extinction coefficient has a large integrated volume depolarization ratio. The present results also show that optically thin water clouds may not obey the empirical relationship derived by Y. X. Hu. and co-authors.

Lu, Jianxu

2009-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Silk Fibroin Based Antibacterial Bionanotextile as Wound Dressing  

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Structural Competition and Phase Transformations in Binary Ti-Nb Alloys for Biomedical Applications Structure and Fracture Resistance of Armored Fish Scales.

362

Nanotechnology-based therapies for skin wound regeneration  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The cutting-edge combination of nanotechnology with medicine offers the unprecedented opportunity to create materials and devices at a nanoscale level, holding the potential to revolutionize currently available macroscale therapeutics. Nanotechnology ...

Ilaria Tocco; Barbara Zavan; Franco Bassetto; Vincenzo Vindigni

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

363

Probabilistic Failure Analysis for Wound Composite Ceramic Cladding Assembly  

SciTech Connect

Advanced ceramic matrix composites based on silicon carbide (SiC) are being considered as candidate material systems for nuclear fuel cladding in light water reactors. The SiC composite structure is considered due to its assumed exceptional performance under accident scenarios, where its excellent high-temperature strength and slow reaction kinetics with steam and associated mitigated hydrogen production are desirable. The specific structures of interest consist of a monolithic SiC cylinder surrounded by interphase-coated SiC woven fibers in a tubular form and infiltrated with SiC. Additional SiC coatings on the outermost surface of the assembly are also being considered to prevent hydrothermal corrosion of the fibrous structure. The inner monolithic cylinder is expected to provide a hermetic seal to contain fission products under normal conditions. While this approach offers the promise of higher burn-up rates and safer behavior in the case of LOCA events, the reliability of such structures must be demonstrated in advance. Therefore, a probability failure analysis study was performed of such monolithic-composite hybrid structures to determine the feasibility of these design concepts. This analysis will be used to predict the future performance of candidate systems in an effort to determine the feasibility of these design concepts and to make future recommendations regarding materials selection.

Hemrick, James Gordon [ORNL] [ORNL; Lara-Curzio, Edgar [ORNL] [ORNL

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

364

Analysis of wound rotor self-excited induction generators  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Self-excited induction generators are found to be to be most suitable machines for wind energy conversion in remote and windy areas due to several advantages over grid connected machines. Such machine exhibits poor performance in terms of voltage and ... Keywords: induction generator, renewable generation, self-excited induction generator, steady state analysis (SSA), wind energy generation

K. S. Sandhu; S. P. Jain

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

365

Dual Use of Veterans Health Administration and Indian Health Service: Healthcare Provider and Patient Perspectives  

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organizational coordination through a shared electronic healthorganizational change by developing a more integrated health-health outcomes, the MOU encourages local colla- borations without addressing coordination of care across these two systems with significant organizational

Kramer, B. Josea; Vivrette, Rebecca L.; Satter, Delight E.; Jouldjian, Stella; McDonald, Leander Russell

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

366

Department of Veterans Affairs, FONSI - Rooftop solar PV power at Calverton National Cemetery  

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

An Environmental Assessment (EA) has been prepared under the direction of an interdisciplinary team analyzing theproposed construction of a Photovoltaic System at the Calvertion National Cemetery ...

367

2 2000-01 Annual Schedule of Classes Veterans' Day honored as holiday  

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the published deadline, payments must be made in per- son at 1125 Murphy Hall and are assessed an additional $50.00 Transcripts--additional services/fees Same-day Processing Service (per addressee) Special handling Special, and release of academic transcripts. See the "Registration" section for additional information about holds

Grether, Gregory

368

Health, Wartime Stress, and Unit Cohesion: Evidence from Union Army Veterans  

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Health, Wartime, Stress, and Unit Cohesion: Evidence fromHealth, Wartime Stress, and Unit Cohesion: Evidence fromhow the interaction between unit cohesiveness and combat

Costa, Dora L.; Kahn, Matthew E.

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

369

B&W Pantex earns award for hiring veterans | National Nuclear...  

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

version Facebook Twitter Youtube Flickr NNSA Blog October 2013 (1) September 2013 (18) August 2013 (17) July 2013 (20) June 2013 (19) May 2013 (25) April 2013 (17) March 2013...

370

ICRP Main Commissioner, UNSCEAR Delegation Veterans Advisory Board on Dose Reconstruction Board Member  

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and effects of exposure to ionizing radiation (www.unscear.org/unscear/en/publications.html). Carl-Magnus Larsson (Australia) was chair, Emil Bdi (Slovakia) was vice-chair, and Yoshiharu Yonekura (Japan) was rapporteur. Fred Mettler (head of the U.S. delegation) participated in his 31 st session and I in my 21 st. Three of the six U.S. delegates (picture on page 24) are members of the Health Physics Society. Most of the week was engaged in discussing reports on Fukushima and exposures in childhood. Progress was summarized in a press release (UNSCEAR 2013) and during a press briefing available on YouTube (www.youtube.com/watch?v=gyLDNq3VBMU). Twenty-seven countries and several international organizations were represented and over 150 were in attendancea record. Countries sending more delegates than the United States

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2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

371

Title (use ctrl+shift+F9 to kill this field code if any hard returns, soft returns, hard spaces, or hard dashes are used)  

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MA-530 MA-530 PNNL-SA-79982 Prepared for the U.S. Department of Energy under Contract DE-AC05-76RL01830 Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Flight Operations Manual August 2011 PNNL-MA-530 PNNL-SA-79982 Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Flight Manual August 2011 Prepared for the U.S. Department of Energy under Contract DE-AC05-76RL01830 Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Richland, Washington 99352

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Title (right click and Remove Content ControlŽ if any hard returns, soft returns, hard spaces, or hard dashes are used)  

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2145 2145 Compact X-ray Light Source Workshop Report Workshop Committee December 2012 Prepared for the U.S. Department of Energy under Contract DE-AC05-76RL01830 Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Richland, Washington 99352 iii Executive Summary This report is the result of a workshop held in September 2011 that examined the utility of a compact x-ray light source (CXLS) in addressing many scientific challenges critical to advancing energy science and technology. The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and National Academy of Sciences (NAS) have repeatedly described the need for advanced instruments that "predict, control, and design the components of energetic processes and environmental balance," most notably in biological, chemical, environmental,

373

Medical Records in the Greater Los Angeles State Veterans Home: A Unique Opportunity to Improve Quality of Care  

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medical events due to human error, and save significantand deaths caused by human error, such as wrong medication

Allison Townsend; Galena Kolchugina

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

374

Medical Records in the Greater Los Angeles State Veterans Home: A Unique Opportunity to Improve Quality of Care  

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Health Care System British Medical Journal (December 2003):are individual clinics within VA medical center departments6, 2006 Sharpe, Charles C. Medical Records Review and

Allison Townsend; Galena Kolchugina

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

375

Medical Records in the Greater Los Angeles State Veterans Home: A Unique Opportunity to Improve Quality of Care  

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B: Organizational Chart of the Greater Los Angeles Healthhealth information systems to work together within and across organizationalorganizational hierarchy, from the director of GLA to the network director, to the Deputy Under Secretary for Health,

Allison Townsend; Galena Kolchugina

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

376

Medical Records in the Greater Los Angeles State Veterans Home: A Unique Opportunity to Improve Quality of Care  

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State Home and GLA Medical Center No false sense of securitysecurity measures are taken to prevent state employees from viewing non-State HomeHome. Full Integration scores highest in the no false sense of security

Allison Townsend; Galena Kolchugina

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

377

Secretary Chu Discusses Troops to Energy Jobs Initiative at the...  

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

last year the unemployment rate for veterans who served after September 11th was 11.5 percent compared to 9.4 percent for non-veterans. This isn't good for veterans - or our...

378

Agency Datasets | Data.gov  

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Data must be provided for all regular full-time and part-time employees who were disabled veterans, other protected veterans, Armed Forces service medal veterans, or recently...

379

SPRING DRIVEN ACTUATING MECHANISM FOR NUCLEAR REACTOR CONTROL  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

l962. rod in a nuclear reactor to shut it down. The control rod or an extension thereof is wound on a drum as it is withdrawn from the reactor. When an emergency occurs requiring the reactor to be shut down, the drum is released so as to be free to rotate, and the tendency of the control rod or its extension coiled on the drum to straighten itself is used for quickly returning the control rod to the reactor. (AEC)

Bevilacqua, F.; Uecker, D.F.; Groh, E.F.

1962-01-23T23:59:59.000Z

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PART III  

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Requirements J.8 Appendix H - Small Business, Veteran-Owned Small Business, Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business, HubZone Small Business, Small Disadvantaged Business,...

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SECTION J  

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

business zones, woman-owned small businesses, and veteran-owned (including service-disabled veteran-owned) small businesses. The Plan may also discuss actual or planned...

382

Operational Plan and Desktop Reference for the Disability Employment...  

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

Operational Plan and Desktop Reference for the Veterans Employment Program Disabled Veterans Affirmative Action Plan Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Guidance on...

383

Agency datasets monthly list | Data.gov  

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

is current as of 063013. All programs are closed to new issues except for Service-Disabled Veterans' Insurance and Veterans' Mortgage Life Insurance. United States Government...

384

Agency datasets monthly list | Data.gov  

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is current as of 103112. All programs are closed to new issues except for Service-Disabled Veterans' Insurance and Veterans' Mortgage Life Insurance. United States Government...

385

Procurement and Property Management  

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Administration (SBA) certified HUB-Zone; Small veteran-owned, and Small service disabled veteran-owned businesses) who are seeking contracting opportunities at BNL. The Small...

386

Evaluation Ratings Definitions (Excluding Utilization of Small...  

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

(WOSB), HUBZone small business, veteran-owned small business (VOSB) and service disabled veteran owned small business (SDVOSB). Complied with FAR 52.219-8, Utilization of...

387

Small Business | Argonne National Laboratory  

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

Historically Underutilized Business (HUBZone) Veteran-Owned Business (VOB) Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Business (SDVOB) Our commitment to small business Argonne is subject to...

388

Sandia National Laboratories: News: Publications: Lab News  

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Support Committee (MSC) to establish the Veteran Combat Stress Support Group to give Sandia veterans and the surrounding Department of Defense community a friendly,...

389

--No Title--  

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

Veterans Green Jobs; Gemini Energy; Wind Powering America; and University of Nebraska-Lincoln, College of Engineering Construction Management. * A Veteran applicant training...

390

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

E-Print Network (OSTI)

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

Reed, Ronald Thomas

1981-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

391

RETURN TO THE RIVER -2000 Chapter 3 An Alternative Conceptual Foundation50  

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-cobble bedded mainstem segments (e.g., alluvial reaches such as the Hanford Reach in central Washington is a central tenet of our conceptual foundation. We believe that the floodplain reaches and gravel the Hanford Reach of the Columbia River are characterized by nutrient rich floodplain soils and diverse

392

RETURN TO THE RIVER : Prepublication Copy 10 September 1996 Chapter 11 506 Conclusions and Implications  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

of the basin. In effect, it says that we can engineer an alternative system that works as well as the natural that even though significant, natural attributes remain (e.g., salmon production in the Hanford Reach that we can engineer our way out of the present crisis to be at odds with the prevailing scientific

393

UTILITY INVESTMENT IN ON-SITE SOLAR: RISK AND RETURN ANALYSIS FOR CAPITALIZATION AND FINANCING  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

of S for On-Site Solar Heating -iv- List of Figures Fig. 1.penetration of on-site solar heating and cooling systems.investment in on-site solar heating cannot easily quantify

Kahn, E.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

394

Managing Commercial Tree Species for Timber Production and Carbon Sequestration: Management Guidelines and Financial Returns  

SciTech Connect

A carbon credit market is developing in the United States. Information is needed by buyers and sellers of carbon credits so that the market functions equitably and efficiently. Analyses have been conducted to determine the optimal forest management regime to employ for each of the major commercial tree species so that profitability of timber production only or the combination of timber production and carbon sequestration is maximized. Because the potential of a forest ecosystem to sequester carbon depends on the tree species, site quality and management regimes utilized, analyses have determined how to optimize carbon sequestration by determining how to optimally manage each species, given a range of site qualities, discount rates, prices of carbon credits and other economic variables. The effects of a carbon credit market on the method and profitability of forest management, the cost of sequestering carbon, the amount of carbon that can be sequestered, and the amount of timber products produced has been determined.

Gary D. Kronrad

2006-09-19T23:59:59.000Z

395

Return to Best Papers Index Academy of Management Proceedings 2003 ONE: A1  

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also early adopters. In contrast, the pulp and paper, chemical, petroleum refining and primary metals & continuous source reduction programs. International Journal of Operations & Production Management, 20: 225-27­Fabric, Wood Prod, Pulp/Paper .3292*** (.139) .3286*** (.139) .36796** (.155) 28-29­Chem., Petroleum

Darnall, Nicole

396

PROGRESSIVE VENTILATION OF THE OCEANS - POTENTIAL FOR RETURN TO ANOXIC CONDITIONS IN THE POST-PALEOZOIC  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Dow, W. G. 1978. Petroleum source beds on continental slopesShale in California are petroleum source rocks. The apparent

Wilde, Pat

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

397

Money supply endogeneity and bank stock returns: empirical evidence from the G-7 countries.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??This thesis is about (a) money supply being determined by banking behaviour, or by the behaviour of central banks and (b) the influence of money (more)

Badarudin, Zatul E

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

398

Do Benchmarks Matter? Do Measures Matter? A Study of Monthly Mutual Fund Returns  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

USING 279 MUTUAL FUNDS Benchmark: Time Series t-statistic:FOR 3 MEASURES WITH 4 BENCHMARKS USING 109 PASSIVE TEST120 MONTHLY OBSERVATIONS BENCHMARK: EW INDEX 10 FACTORS P8

Grinblatt, Mark; Titman, Sheridan

1991-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

399

Greenhouse Gas Return on Investment: A New Metric for Energy Technology  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

V. , Alsema, E. , 2006, Photovoltaic Energy Payback Times,options, 21 European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference.solar energy 500 times, the area of photovoltaic material,

Reich-Weiser, Corinne; Dornfeld, David; Horne, Steve

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

400

Skill and Return of Skill in Dynamic Extended-Range Forecasts  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

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

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401

Theoretical and empirical evidence of the influence of economic linkages on stock returns  

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, Gonzlez-Hermosillo, and Martin, 2005). Research on contagion has identified the types of links and other macroeconomic conditions that can make a country or as- set class vulnerable to contagion during crisis periods. Extant research concludes... /or interdependence. Contagion is defined as contemporaneous trans- mission of shocks between firms, assets, sectors or markets after conditioning on common factors. A similar definition is used in Dungey, Fry, Gonzlez-Hermosillo, and Martin (2005). Forbes and Rigobon...

Meyricke, Ramona

2013-02-05T23:59:59.000Z

402

Towards a Sustainable Energy Balance: Progressive Efficiency and the Return of Energy Conservation  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

and the rebound effect. Energy Policy. 28 (6/7), 425-432.Effecta survey, Energy Policy, 2000. Moezzi, Mithra M.building consensus on energy policies that recognize the

Harris, Jeffrey; Diamond, Rick; Iyer, Maithili; Payne, Christopher; Blumstein, Carl; Siderius, Hans-Paul

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

403

Towards a Sustainable Energy Balance: Progressive Efficiency and the Return of Energy Conservation  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

and the rebound effect." Energy Policy. 28 (6/7), 425-432.rebound effecta survey," Energy Policy, 2000. Meier, A . (A self-deception in energy policy." Energy & Environment,

Harris, Jeff

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

404

A Technique for the Automatic Detection of Insect Clutter in Cloud Radar Returns  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The U.S. Department of Energy Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Program operates 35-GHz millimeter-wavelength cloud radars (MMCRs) in several climatologically distinct regions. The MMCRs, which are centerpiece instruments for the ...

Edward P. Luke; Pavlos Kollias; Karen L. Johnson; Eugene E. Clothiaux

2008-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

405

BNL | TCP News | Connie Cleary Returns to New York to Lead ...  

Currently living on site while house hunting, Cleary has become acquainted with various other Lab residents.

406

Costing commonality : evaluating the impact of platform divergence on internal investment returns  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Platforming has become an important means of cost-sharing among industrial products. However, recent research has shown that many firms face systemic downward pressure on commonality, with the result that many platforms ...

Cameron, Bruce G. (Bruce Gregory)

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

407

Return of the RedwoodGrillE All sandwiches served with lettuce, tomato, red onion and  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$3.29 Organic spring mix garnished with carrot, red onion, tomato and cucumber with choice. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $5.69 Choose your flavor; served over white rice and garnished with bok choy, carrot, cabbage, red

California at Santa Cruz, University of

408

Natural gas pipelines after field price decontrol : a study of risk, return and regulation  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This is a study of a regulated industry undergoing rapid change. For the first time in its history, following the partial decontrol of field prices in 1978, natural gas is being priced at a level which places it in direct ...

Carpenter, Paul R.

1984-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

409

Greenhouse Gas Return on Investment: A New Metric for Energy Technology  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

fired power plant or a hydro-power facility. Unlike EROI andhydro electricity [10]. The US, on the other hand gets 20% of its electricity from nuclear power

Reich-Weiser, Corinne; Dornfeld, David; Horne, Steve

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

410

RETURN TO THE RIVER : Prepublication Copy 10 September 1996 Chapter 7 Hydroelectric Project Development264  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

, uranium, hydroelectric, and geothermal. It also comes indirectly from wind, tidal and geo-solar sources/clean: hydroelectric, wind, tidal/wave, geothermal, and hydrogen Conventional fuels: coal, oil, oil-sand natural gas Research on Minerals, Metals and Materials (CERM3) Department of Mining and Mineral Process Engineering

411

The nostalgia of change : a history of Mexican return migration to Acmbaro, Guanajuato, 1930-2006  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

me the ins and outs of the history departmentCarol Larking,The Course of Mexican History. (New York: Oxford Universityas significant to the Mexican history as more traditionally

Prez, Jess Varela

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

412

Towards a Sustainable Energy Balance: Progressive Efficiency and the Return of Energy Conservation  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

WP 171 Towards a Sustainable Energy Balance: ProgressiveTowards a Sustainable Energy Balance: Progressive Efficiencyin order to achieve a sustainable energy balance. Along the

Harris, Jeffrey; Diamond, Rick; Iyer, Maithili; Payne, Christopher; Blumstein, Carl; Siderius, Hans-Paul

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

413

Towards a Sustainable Energy Balance: Progressive Efficiency and the Return of Energy Conservation  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Towards a Sustainable Energy Balance: Progressive Efficiencyin order to achieve a sustainable energy balance. Along theconsumer desires. 1.2 Sustainable Energy Balance as the Goal

Harris, Jeff

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

414

Some Aspects of Forecasting Severe Thunderstorms during Cool-Season Return-Flow Episodes  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Historically, the Gulf of Mexico has been considered a primary source of water vapor that influences the weather for much of the United States east of the Rocky Mountains. Although severe thunderstorms and tornadoes occur most frequently during ...

Steven J. Weiss

1992-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

415

Low natural gas prices in 2012 reduced returns for some oil ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration based on Evaluate Energy database and company financial statements. Note: Results based on data from 60 oil and natural ...

416

Remote Sounding of High Clouds. III: Monte Carlo Calculations of Multiple-Scattered Lidar Returns  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Monte Carlo calculations of multiple-scattered contributions to the total energy received in a lidar beam have been made for a representative cirrus ice-cloud scattering phase function. The phase function is varied arbitrarily near the back ...

C. M. R. Platt

1981-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

417

An Office on the Go: Professional Workers, Smartphones and the Return of Place  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In this paper, the authors examine how senior managers, as professional workers, in a leading ICT company use smartphones, according to new configurations of time and space. Of special interest is how smartphones act as comforting handheld consoles without ... Keywords: Non-Physical Places, Place, Professional Workers, Smartphones, Time-Space Configurations

Mats Edenius; Hans Rm

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

418

The return of streetcars to western American cities : reintroducing streetcars in Denver's historic streetcar neighborhoods  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Modern streetcars are making a comeback in the United States after their disappearance in the mid twentieth century. They resemble their distant relative, also known as the trolley, in many ways but express a contemporary, ...

Snider, Sarah E. (Sarah Elizabeth)

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

419

Observed Changes in Return Values of Annual Temperature Extremes over Argentina  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Extreme temperature events are one of the most studied extreme events since their occurrence has a huge impact on society. In this study, the frequency of occurrence of absolute extreme temperature events in Argentina is analyzed. Four annual ...

Matilde Rusticucci; Brbara Tencer

2008-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

420

Examining the influence of restaurant green practices on customer return intention.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??In recent years there has been an increased awareness of how the actions of the foodservice industry are effecting the environment. With this awareness we (more)

Szuchnicki, Audrey L.

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Towards a Sustainable Energy Balance: Progressive Efficiency and the Return of Energy Conservation  

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Commission "Energy Labeling, Project No. R511994" 16 C.F.R. Part 305. Washington DC. Jan. 13. Retrieved March in Buildings, American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy, Washington DC, August, 2004. Energy Design . (2003). "Housing facts: Figures and trends 2003." Washington, DC. Prahl, D.. (2000). "Analysis of energy

Diamond, Richard

422

Greenhouse Gas Return on Investment: A New Metric for Energy Technology  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

to decision making beyond energy technology. ACKNOWLEDGMENTSA New Metric for Energy Technology Corinne Reich-Weiser ,INTRODUCTION Alternative energy technologies such as solar,

Reich-Weiser, Corinne; Dornfeld, David; Horne, Steve

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

423

Greenhouse Gas Return on Investment: A New Metric for Energy Technology  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Gas INTRODUCTION Alternative energy technologies such asmotivations of alternative energy technologies: mitigatingaddresses the goal of alternative energy technology

Reich-Weiser, Corinne; Dornfeld, David; Horne, Steve

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

424

Housing Price Dynamics in Time and Space: Predictability, Liquidity and Investor Returns  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

1991). New evidence on home prices from Freddie Mac repeatmethod for real estate price index construction. Journal ofC. A. (1996). OFHEO house price indexes: HPI technical

Hwang, Min; Quigley, John M.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

425

Housing Price Dynamics in Time and Space: Predictability, Liquidity and Investor Returns  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

C. A. (1996). OFHEO house price indexes: HPI technicalsense of elevated housing prices. Federal Reserve Bank ofJ. E. (1991). Measuring prices in retransaction housing

Hwang, Min; Quigley, John M.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

426

Low natural gas prices in 2012 reduced returns for some oil and ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Producers with lower proportions of liquids in their total oil and gas production generally had ... wholesale natural gas prices in the United States and Canada fell ...

427

Geek-Up[12.03.2010]: Halomonadaceae Bacteria and the Return of Quark Gluon Plasma  

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

The toxic element arsenic sustains growth of a bacteria instead of phosphorus and CERN's Collider gives researchers a look into the matter that may have existed in the very first moments of the universe.

428

DOE F 472.1C Return Completed form to Personnel Security Office  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Site ­ anything is acceptable that clearly identifies the site, for example - SNL/CA, SNL/NM, Pantex

Fuerschbach, Phillip

429

CHANGING PATTERNS IN MINCERIAN RETURNS TO EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT STRUCTURE IN THREE ASIAN COUNTRIES  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Electricity, Gas & H2O Supply Construction Manufacturing Wholesale TradeElectricity, Gas and Water Supply Construction Manufacturing and Repair Retail Trade

Mehta, Aashish; Felipe, Jesus; Quising, Pilipinas; Camingue, Shiela

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

430

Using capital intensity and return on capital employed as filters for security selection.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Do firms that have low dependence on physical assets as well as high profitability outperform companies with the opposite characteristics in the market? (more)

Steyn, Johannes Petrus

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

431

Greenhouse Gas Return on Investment: A New Metric for Energy Technology  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

the electricity supply chain, distribution losses, consumerelectricity production, the supply chain, circularity, and distribution;location. 2. Distribution Losses: Losses of electricity from

Reich-Weiser, Corinne; Dornfeld, David; Horne, Steve

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

432

Greenhouse Gas Return on Investment: A New Metric for Energy Technology  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

energy in the USA likely offsets peak demand, which may bedemand in the evening, which is primarily coal based in the USA.demand for utilities. Supply chain data is not readily available for countries other than the USA.

Reich-Weiser, Corinne; Dornfeld, David; Horne, Steve

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

433

Consumption Moment Risk Factors and Cross-Section of Long-Run Stock Returns  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We introduce the multifactor asset pricing model that includes as risk factors the ve Chen et al. (1986) macroeconomic variables along with the rates of change in the rst four cross-sectional consumption moments. The empirical evidence on the pricing of the economic state variables is sensitive to the experimental design, whereas we nd strong evidence that with the limited participation of households in the capital markets the aggregate consumption risk (measured by the rate of change in average consumption) and the background risk in consumption (measured jointly by the rates of change in the higher-order consumption moments) are both signicantly priced. JEL classication: G12

Andrei Semenov

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

434

Towards a Sustainable Energy Balance: Progressive Efficiency and the Return of Energy Conservation  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

2000. Analysis of Energy Consumption, Rating Score, andReview. Table 2.1a Energy Consumption by Sector, Selected2000. Energy Efficiency and Consumptionthe Rebound Effect

Harris, Jeffrey; Diamond, Rick; Iyer, Maithili; Payne, Christopher; Blumstein, Carl; Siderius, Hans-Paul

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

435

Micro-level return and volatility drivers in Boston's single family home market  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Developers and investors commonly target neighborhoods close to the urban core and with low median incomes as potential growth markets. Investments in these areas however are often perceived by private sector capital as ...

Valenta, Jay, 1969-

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

436

RETURN TO THE RIVER -2000 Chapter 11 Monitoring and Evaluation412  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

: Tagging, Release, Recover, and Assessment ­ full lifecycle. * considerations utilities, Feds, States, Tribes, Counties?) ­ Varies by species and program · Technology (includes lifecycle@dfw.wa.gov 509.493.2976 Ron Costello BPA rjcostello@bpa.gov 503.230.4367 Pete Hassemer IDFG pete.hassemer@idfg.idaho

437

RETURN TO THE RIVER : Prepublication Copy 10 September 1996 Chapter 9 Monitoring and Evaluation425  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

COUNCIL P.O, BOX 306 FORT HALL, IDAHO 83203 April t0,20L2 Mr. Tony Grover Fish and Wildlife Division #2008905 00). The effort should describe its relationship with Idaho Supplementation Studies (ISS over its entire lifecycle10 . The higher the R/S, the better the fish habitat present. Using Yankee

438

Using DISE to Protect Return Addresses from Attack Marc L. Corliss E Christopher Lewis Amir Roth  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

of implementation is suitable for a system running on event­driven foundation classes, such as MFC and JFC. 3 Aspect that increments the in and out counters defined in the cluster. Let B be a Boolean expression (called a guard procedure within the monitor. One condition vari­ able is declared for each guard B in an await statement

Corliss, Marc

439

Returns to Local-Area Healthcare Spending: Using Health Shocks to Patients far from Home  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Health care spending varies widely across markets, and previous research finds little evidence that higher spending translates into better health outcomes. The main innovation in this paper exploits this cross-sectional ...

Doyle, Joseph J.

440

RETURN TO THE RIVER -2000 Chapter 6 Hydroelectric System Development187  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

MIGRATION "Dam construction presents a serious threat to the continued expansion - and indeed the very River in 1967. Later (1955), Chief Joseph Dam was constructed downstream of Grand Coulee Dam 1993). The Hanford Reach, the one remaining undammed portion of the river, was debatable as a potential

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441

NASA investments in in situ technologies and instruments for sample return missions  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Instrument technologies for the in situ exploration of planets are of particular interest for future NASA planetary science missions.12 In situ analysis is complicated because answering specific science questions requires technologies suited to specific ...

Janice L. Buckner; Lisa May

2011-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

442

Option Returns and the Cross-Sectional Predictability of Implied Volatility  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

- tive forecast of the change in implied volatility and short in straddles with a large negative forecast://www.krannert.purdue.edu/faculty/saretto/. #12;1 Introduction Volatility is central to the pricing of options as there is a one-to-one correspondence between the price of an option and the volatility of the underlying asset. In the context of Black

Kearns, Michael

443

Dark spreads measure returns over fuel costs of coal-fired ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Tools; Glossary All Reports ... weather; gasoline; capacity; exports; nuclear; forecast; View All Tags ...

444

Towards a Sustainable Energy Balance: Progressive Efficiency and the Return of Energy Conservation  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

PNNL). 2005. Indicators of Energy Intensity in the Unitedmost common indicator is site energy intensity (site energy/The indicator cited most often, site energy intensity (

Harris, Jeffrey; Diamond, Rick; Iyer, Maithili; Payne, Christopher; Blumstein, Carl; Siderius, Hans-Paul

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

445

Towards a Sustainable Energy Balance: Progressive Efficiency and the Return of Energy Conservation  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

2005). "Indicators of energy intensity in the Unitedmost common indicator is site (delivered) energy intensity (indicator cited most often, site (delivered) energy intensity (

Harris, Jeff

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

446

Pipelines, Pathways, and Payoffs: Economic Challenges and Returns to Changing Demographics in California  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

on Multiple Pathways Pipelines, Pathways, and Payoffs:Jon Stiles & Henry Brady Pipelines, Pathways, and Payoffs:of the educational pipeline to describe how students

Stiles, Jon; Brady, Henry

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

447

Towards a Sustainable Energy Balance: Progressive Efficiency and the Return of Energy Conservation  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

2000). "Analysis of energy consumption, rating score, andReview. "Table 2.1a Energy Consumption by Sector, SelectedC.. (2000). "Energy efficiency and consumptionthe rebound

Harris, Jeff

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

448

Greenhouse Gas Return on Investment: A New Metric for Energy Technology  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

or indirectly by the electricity industry to produce a kWh.kWh produced by the electricity industry. The three largest

Reich-Weiser, Corinne; Dornfeld, David; Horne, Steve

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

449

Contra-rotating homopolar motor-generator for energy storage and return  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

An apparatus for receiving electrical energy in amounts of the order of hundreds of megajoules, converting the electrical energy to mechanical energy for storage, and delivering the stored energy as electrical energy in times of the order of a second comprises a sequence of stacked electrically conducting cylindrical shells having a common axis. The conducting shells are free to rotate and are separated by stationary insulating cylindrical shells. Adjacent conducting shells are connected electrically by brushes at the edges and a radial magnetic field is caused to pass through the conductors. The apparatus permits the reversal in a plasma heating coil of electric currents of amplitudes up to 100,000 amperes in a time of the order of a second.

Kustom, Robert L. (Palos Heights, IL); Wehrle, Robert B. (Downers Grove, IL)

1978-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

450

PROGRESSIVE VENTILATION OF THE OCEANS - POTENTIAL FOR RETURN TO ANOXIC CONDITIONS IN THE POST-PALEOZOIC  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Lower Palaeozoic black shales and their Jour. Geol. Soc.the Lower Paleozoic black shales. Amer. Jour. Science 278:H. Origin of phosphatic. black shale facies in Pennsylvanian

Wilde, Pat

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

451

Pipelines, Pathways, and Payoffs: Economic Challenges and Returns to Changing Demographics in California  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

of high school 5 and 29% held BAs or advanced degrees. Thesedegree, and both those with BAs and advanced degrees arein occupations requiring BAs are expected to increase by

Stiles, Jon; Brady, Henry

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

452

Intrinsic Ambiguities in the Retrieval of Rain Rates from Radar Returns at Attenuating Wavelengths  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

It is well known that there are significant deterministic ambiguities inherent in trying to determine the particular rain-rate profile that produced some given sequence of air- or spaceborne radar echo powers at a single attenuating frequency. ...

Ziad S. Haddad; Eastwood Im; Stephen L. Durden

1995-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

453

Modeling the tradeoff between inventory and capacity to optimize return on assets in production scheduling  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

In the agrochemical industry, companies are challenged with an extreme seasonality in demand driven by the crops' growing cycles. Therefore, balancing supply with such fluctuating demand has been a struggle for most companies ...

Wu, Cindy (Cindy Hsin-ying)

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

454

Willamette Oxygen Supplementation Studies: Ammonia Analysis and Adult Returns : Annual Report 1994.  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The present report describes the results from analysis of ammonium and nitrogenous waste production in experimental raceways during the four years of experimental rearing of salmon.

Sheahan, J.E.; Ewing, R.D.; Ewing, S.K.

1995-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

455

SOLID WASTE PREPROCESSING: THE RETURN OF AN ALTERNATIVE TO MASS BURN  

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(al OPF = Dedicated prepared Fuel, RDFz Refuse Derived Fuel (b) Designed for co-firing with wood chips (c) Designed for co-firing with coal (d) Existing coal-fired boilers extensively modified Power There are several reasons why many project sponsors are selecting preprocessing: (aJ Co-firing with other fuels. (b

Columbia University

456

Return-Stroke Multiplicity of Negative Cloud-to-Ground Lightning Flashes  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The percentage of negative lightning flashes composed of a single stroke is examined. This percentage is estimated from data reported by the U.S. National Lightning Detection Network (NLDN) for Florida and New Mexico and is compared with that ...

Vladimir A. Rakov; Gary R. Huffines

2003-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

457

Wavelet Correlation Transform Method and Gradient Method to Determine Aerosol Layering from Lidar Returns: Some Comments  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Identification of aerosol layers on lidar measurements is of interest to determine ranges where aerosol properties are likely to be homogeneous and to infer transport phenomena and atmosphere dynamics. For instance, the range-corrected ...

Adolfo Comern; Michal Sicard; Francesc Rocadenbosch

2013-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

458

A Technique for Eliminating Water Returns from Lidar Beach Elevation Surveys  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Airborne light detecting and ranging (lidar) systems can survey hundreds of kilometers of shoreline with high spatial resolution (several elevation estimates per square meter). Sequential surveys yield spatial change maps of beach and dune sand ...

Marissa L. Yates; R. T. Guza; Roberto Gutierrez; Richard Seymour

2008-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

459

Emergency Department Patients with Psychiatric Complaints Return at Higher Rates than Controls  

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U. Heavy users of an emergency department--a two yearleave a public hospital emergency department without beinget al. Predictors of repeat emergency department visits by

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

460

Spatiotemporal Patterns and Return Periods of Tropical Storm and Hurricane Strikes from Texas to Maine  

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The authors analyze 105 yr (19012005) of tropical cyclone strikes at 45 coastal locations from Brownsville, Texas, to Eastport, Maine, with the primary objective of examining spatiotemporal patterns of storm activity. Interpretation of the data ...

Barry D. Keim; Robert A. Muller; Gregory W. Stone

2007-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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461

UTILITY INVESTMENT IN ON-SITE SOLAR: RISK AND RETURN ANALYSIS FOR CAPITALIZATION AND FINANCING  

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of the University of California, the Lawrence BerkeleyLAWRENCE BERKELEY LABORATORY UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIABERKELEY, CALIFORNIA 94720

Kahn, E.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

462

Modeling And Analysis of Radial Flux Toroidally Wound Twin Rotor Permanent Magnet Motor.  

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??The main objective of current thesis is the study of Radial Flux Twin Rotor Permanent Magnet (RFTWTRPM) motor. The tasks were to review the literature (more)

Pratapa, Ravi Kishore

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

463

Optical 2-D Scanning System for Laser - Generated Shockwave Treatment of Wound Infections  

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serial cable from the PC to two TTL (5V) signals; step andinto step and direction TTL signals for the driver circuit.Transistor-transistor logic (TTL) inputs (0 - 5V) as step,

Patel, Shahzad Neville

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

464

A self-inflicted wound: the Confederacy's guerrilla campaign in Arkansas, 1862-1865  

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The American Civil War, as one of the first modern wars, contained both conventional and unconventional aspects. The war in Arkansas from 1862 to 1865 was no exception. It was both a conventional conflict between warring armies and an unconventional war fought by Federal counter-guerrilla troops and Confederate partisans. By the final year of the war, the guerrilla conflict became "the war" in Arkansas, a conflict as vicious and cruel as any in twentieth century. The Confederacy planned, organized, and attempted to fight a guerrilla war in Arkansas, and failed miserably. The reasons for their failure are threefold. First, the Rebel leadership failed to employ their guerrillas under a clear strategic plan. Instead, they haphazardly raised guerrilla units in 1862, set them loose in Arkansas' hinterlands, and promptly lost control of the partisans. Secondly, the Union Army's adaptability doomed the Confederates. The Federals employed a wide range of programs that isolated and defeated the guerrilla bands. Finally, the Confederates failed to consider the impact of a widespread guerrilla war on the state's civilian population. By neglecting to supply their guerrillas, Arkansas' Rebel leadership forced the isolated irregular bands to prey on the locals for survival. Consequently, the civilian population fled the guerrilla-infested areas of northern Arkansas to either Texas, Missouri, or to the Federal lines. In any case, the Confederates robbed themselves of Arkansas' bountiful farms by 1864, when their isolation from the eastern Confederacy forced their self-sufficiency. The failure of the Confederacy's guerrilla war in Arkansas refutes the argument made by Richard Beringer, Herman Hattaway, Archer Jones and William N. Still in Why the South Lost the Civil War. They contend that the Confederacy, after Appomattox, could have resorted to guerrilla warfare to defeat the Union Army. However, Arkansas' example demonstrates that any attempt to fight a Confederacy-wide unconventional conflict would have led to the ultimate isolation and destruction of the Rebel guerrillas by Federal counter-guerrilla forces, and to the destitution and despoiling of the people of the South by their own guerrillas. Arkansas' guerrilla war, with its atrocities and carnage, would have been repeated across the entire South.

Mackey, Robert Russell

1997-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

465

Sutures versus staples for wound closure in orthopaedic surgery: a pilot randomized controlled trial  

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Poseidon Bay, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3M 3E4, Canada Full listSurgery of the University of Manitoba for enrolling patientsprovided by grants from the Manitoba Institute for Patient

Slade Shantz, Jesse A; Vernon, James; Morshed, Saam; Leiter, Jeff; Stranges, Gregory

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

466

Sutures versus staples for wound closure in orthopaedic surgery: a randomized controlled trial  

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by the University of Manitoba Biomedical Research Ethicshas been provided by the Manitoba Institute for PatientResearch Award, the Manitoba Medical Services Foundation,

Shantz, Jesse A; Vernon, James; Leiter, Jeff; Morshed, Saam; Stranges, Gregory

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

467

Method for braze-joining spirally wound tapes to inner walls of heat exchanger tubes  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

The present invention is directed to a method of fabricating heat exchanger tubes in which twisted tapes are utilized for promoting turbulence and heat transfer. The method of the present invention provides for the brazing of the tapes to the inner walls of the tubes for enhancing heat transfer between the fluid within the conduit and a fluid medium outside of the conduit by conduction through the tape. The braze joint of the present invention is coextensive with the tape over the entire length thereof within the conduit. The practice of the present invention is achieved by placing a filler wire of brazing metal along the tape at a location removed from the side walls and then heating the conduit and tape sufficiently to effect the displacement of the filler metal by wicking to the contact point between the tape and the conduit wall to form a braze joint coextensive with the length of the tape within the conduit. This arrangement provides maximum heat transfer and assures that the tape is in contact with the conduit over the entire common length thereof.

Garrison, Melton E. (Powell, TN)

1984-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

468

Elucidation of the Role of Leucine Aminopeptidase A in the Wound Response Pathway in Tomato  

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2000a; Dammann et al. 1997; Fowler et al. 2009; Gu et al.growth. Nature 422: 442-446 Fowler JH, Aromdee DN, Pautot V,Physiol. 164: Matsui M, Fowler JH, Walling LL (2006) Leucine

Scranton, Melissa Ann

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

469

Method for braze-joining spirally wound tapes to inner walls of heat exchanger tubes  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

The present invention is directed to a method of fabricating heat exchanger tubes in which twisted tapes are utilized for promoting turbulence and heat transfer. The method of the present invention provides for the brazing of the tapes to the inner walls of the tubes for enhancing heat transfer between the fluid within the conduit and a fluid medium outside of the conduit by conduction through the tape. The braze joint of the present invention is coextensive with the tape over the entire length thereof within the conduit. The practice of the present invention is achieved by placing a filler wire of brazing metal along the tape at a location removed from the side walls and then heating the conduit and tape sufficiently to effect the displacement of the filler metal by wicking to the contact point between the tape and the conduit wall to form a braze joint coextensive with the length of the tape within the conduit. This arrangement provides maximum heat transfer and assures that the tape is in contact with the conduit over the entire common length thereof.

Garrison, M.E.

1982-09-03T23:59:59.000Z

470

Current Collection Through The Ends Of A Spirally Wound Electrochemical Cell  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

An electrochemical cell, including a jelly-roll type electrode stack, and a method for making such cell. The electrochemical cell includes folded electrode portions which form a plane recessed from the end of the electrode stack. The folded electrode portions are preferably formed by making pairs of slits in the electrode end and bending over the electrode portions between each pair of slits. The recessed plane forms a large area to which a current collection tab is subsequently connected. A coating may be applied to the folded portions of the electrode to further increase the contact area with the current collection tab by eliminating the slight variations in the recessed plane which are due to the overlap of the folded electrode portions.

Oweis, Salah (Ellicott City, MD); Chagnon, Guy (Columbia, MD); Alunans, Peter (Baltimore, MD); Romero, Antonio (Parkton, MD)

1999-10-26T23:59:59.000Z

471

Ethnicity in Wounded Spaces: Instrumentalism and the Making of Africa in Brazil  

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Wideangle, Black and White Brazil: Introducing AffirmativeAction in Brazil (2007), http://www.pbs.org/wnet/wideangle/episodes/brazil-in-black-and-white/

Kearney, Amanda

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

472

Office of Human Resources Management  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... APMS); Veterans Employment Information; Search Current NIST Vacancies on USAJOBS. Other Helpful Links: US Office ...

2013-12-30T23:59:59.000Z

473

AboutSOS  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... Department of Veterans Affairs. Environmental Protection Agency. ... National Security Council. ... Nuclear Regulatory Commission. US Access Board. ...

2012-12-13T23:59:59.000Z

474

ISSN 0147-2011 Soc (2011) 48:545-549  

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. Welfare benefits (such as AFDC or TANF) 10. Veterans benefits 11. Social Security benefits (including SSI

Huang, Jianyu

475

Rev. 03/2012 INSTRUCTIONS AND FORM  

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with Dependent Children (AFDC) 8% Veterans Administration Benefits (VA) 1% Vocational Rehabilitation 10% Other

Rhode Island, University of

476

Vice President Biden and Commerce Secretary Locke Present ...  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... (health care); and Veterans Affairs Cooperative Studies Program Clinical Research Pharmacy Coordinating Center, Albuquerque, NM (nonprofit). ...

2011-01-20T23:59:59.000Z

477

 

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

3-2014 3-2014 July 2013 Operational Plan and Desktop Reference "Promoting Employment Opportunities for Veterans" Office of the Chief Human Capital Officer Veterans Employment Initiative MESSAGE FROM THE CHIEF HUMAN CAPITAL OFFICER The Department of Energy has long been a proud employer of our Nation's Veterans. As an active member of the Interagency Council on Veterans Employment, we foster improvements aimed at transforming the government into a model for Veteran employment. In 2009, the President signed Executive Order 13518, "Employment of Veterans in the Federal Government." It underscores the importance of aligning the talents of Veterans with

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OSTI, US Dept of Energy, Office of Scientific and Technical Information |  

Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI)

Data Leads to Progress Data Leads to Progress by Nena Moss on Thu, 19 Aug, 2010 My mother died in March 2010 after a 15-year battle with Alzheimer's, so I pay particular attention to news about this dreadful disease. A recent New York Times article caught my eye: "Sharing of Data Leads to Progress on Alzheimer's." How did sharing data lead to progress on Alzheimer's? A collaborative effort, the Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging Initiative, was formed to find the biological markers that show the progression of Alzheimer's disease in the human brain. The key was to share all the data, making every finding public immediately - "available to anyone with a computer anywhere in the world." Alzheimer's research is an enormous task with limited returns. Dr. Michael W. Weiner of the San Francisco Department of Veterans Affairs said

479

TRU TeamWorks  

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4, 2013 4, 2013 WIPP Quick Facts (As of 1-23-13) 11,112 Shipments received since opening (10,483 CH and 629 RH) 85,498 Cubic meters of waste disposed (85,185 CH and 313 RH) 165,172 Containers disposed in the underground (164,545 CH and 627 RH) WIPP employee honored by American Red Cross WIPP's Bob Walker was among a handful of honorees at the American Red Cross' Southeastern New Mexico Real Heroes Breakfast & Awards held January 10 in Hobbs. The organization awarded Real Heroes in various categories. Walker received the Military Hero award, recognizing the time and financial assistance he gives to help "his military brothers and sisters" who have served or are currently serving. A veteran himself, taking care of returning soldiers and their families is something Walker is known for. He

480

Preliminary Notice of Violation, NEA-2011-02  

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

July 22, 2011 July 22, 2011 RETURN RECEIPT REQUESTED Mr. Garry W. Flowers President and Chief Executive Officer Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, LLC 6160 Executive Woodside Court Aiken, South Carolina 29803 NEA-2011-02 Dear Mr. Flowers: This letter refers to the Office of Health, Safety and Security's Office of Enforcement and Oversight investigation into the facts and circumstances associated with the June 14, 2010, employee puncture wound injury, which occurred in the F-TRU Remediation Enclosure within the F-Canyon Facility, at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Savannah River Site. This occurrence was reported in Noncompliance Tracking System {NTS) report NTS-SRSO--SRNS-CPWM-2010-0002, Contaminated Puncture Wound During TR U Drum Remediation. The results of the investigation were provided to

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The University of Maryland is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.  

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of experience. The ideal candidate will also have professional certification, such as CIH- Certified Industrial Hygienist; CBSP- Certified Biological Safety Professional; CHP- Certified Health Physicist; CSP- Certified

Weber, David J.

482

Empowering successful connections: a resource and strategy guide for meeting the needs of U.S. military veterans in Sacramento, CA and the surrounding community.  

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??This project was undertaken to determine whether a need exists for a resource and strategy guide to aid California State University, Sacramento (CSUS) social work (more)

Matthews, Linda

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

483

Congestive heart failure: treat the disease, not the symptom: return to normalcy/Part II--the experimental approach.  

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Number: Title: Congestive heart failure: treat the diseaseinvited) TITLE: Congestive heart failure: treat the diseasetreatment of congestive heart failure due to post-infarction

Buckberg, Gerald D

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

484

Factors influencing superior returns achieved through mergers & acquisitions of corporate spin-outs in the life sciences  

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Corporate spin-outs have become more frequent in the contemporary business environment as an alternate source of risk diversification and value creation for both the parent and external investors. Once established, corporate ...

Magnani, Michael Robert

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

485

Meta-analysis of net energy return for wind power systems Ida Kubiszewski a,*, Cutler J. Cleveland b  

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.4 45 500 PA-I/O MTCOD Enercon E-40 on 40.3 44 7.5 [25] 2004 Germany c 7.8 48 500 PA-I/O MTCOD Enercon E-40 on 40.3 55 7.5 [25] 2004 Germany c 6.2 61 500 PA-I/O MTCOD Enercon E-40 on 40.3 55 7.5 [25] 2004 Germany c 4.7 81 500 PA-I/O MTCOD Enercon E-40 on 40.3 55 7.5 [25] 2004 Germany c 4.9 77 500 PA-I/O MTCOD

Vermont, University of

486

The Energy Return on Energy Investment (EROI) of Photovoltaics: Methodology and Comparisons with Fossil Fuel Life Cycles  

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may be rapidly approaching what is often referred to as peak oil , i.e. the absolute peak in global of fossil carbon, such as petroleum oil, natural gas and various grades of coal (Cleveland et al., 1984; Hall et al., 2008; Murphy and Hall, 2011). Conventional oil and gas reserves are being depleted

487

Electron acceleration during three-dimensional relaxation of an electron beam-return current plasma system in a magnetic field  

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We investigate the effects of acceleration during non-linear electron-beam relaxation in magnetized plasma in the case of electron transport in solar flares. The evolution of electron distribution functions is computed using a three-dimensional particle-in-cell electromagnetic code. Analytical estimations under simplified assumptions are made to provide comparisons. We show that, during the non-linear evolution of the beam-plasma system, the accelerated electron population appears. We found that, although the electron beam loses its energy efficiently to the thermal plasma, a noticeable part of the electron population is accelerated. For model cases with initially monoenergetic beams in uniform plasma, we found that the amount of energy in the accelerated electrons above the injected beam-electron energy varies depending the plasma conditions and could be around 10-30% of the initial beam energy. This type of acceleration could be important for the interpretation of non-thermal electron populations in solar f...

Karlicky, M

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

488

Prediction of DC current return flow in northern Namibia Share et al. SAGA Biennial Technical Meeting and Exhibition Short Paper  

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. ABB Power Technologies AB - HVDC, Sweden, jan.wasborg@se.abb.com 12. Other members of the SAMTEX in the Otjiwarongo and Katima Mulilo regions, where in future the installation of high-voltage direct current (HVDC is needed for the optimal placement of HVDC earth electrodes in the future. An interesting challenge is now

Jones, Alan G.

489

How the Bondholders Fared: Realized Rates of Return on Foreign Dollar Bonds Floated in the 1920s  

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LA EU AMOUNT ISSUE NAME Nova Scotia Ontario Manitoba OntarioOttawa Ottawa Manitoba Saskatchewan B r i t i s h Colombia BSaarbruecken Mortgage Bank Manitoba Ontario Quebec Province

Eichengreen, Barry; Werley, Carolyn

1988-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

490

The Practical Application of Daylighting Systems as an Effective Energy Conservation Measure with a Reasonable Return on Investment  

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Surveys conducted by the State of Florida Energy Offices Energy Conservation Assistance Program (ECAP) at the University of South Florida, over a 13 year period on a national basis, have, with repeatable results, shown that regardless of Longitude and Latitude, Passive and Active Daylight Harvesting Systems can significantly reduce conventional lighting loads with no adverse effects on a facilities originally designed HVAC systems. When such systems are properly engineered and installed, savings can be accomplished with little or no negative effect on a facilities Architectural Aesthetics and without compromising it's Water Tight Integrity.

Othmer, A.

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

491

RETURNING THE FRUITS OF TRAFFIC RESEARCH TO SOCIETY UCR INTELLISHARE An Intelligent Shared Electric Vehicle Testbed at the University of  

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(CE-CERT). The research centers mission is to be a recognized leader in environmental education, collaborate with industry and government, create new technology, and be a major contributor in improving our understanding of the environment. There are three primary laboratories at CE-CERT dealing with: 1) emissions and fuels research; 2) environmental policy, atmospheric processes, and air quality modeling; and 3) transportation systems and vehicle technology research. This paper provides a brief background on these research laboratories. In addition, focus is placed on a particular transportation systems research program at CE-CERT: the development and operation of an intelligent shared electric vehicle testbed that operates on and around the UCR campus, called UCR IntelliShare. This program has been operational for nearly three years and has provided a wealth of data on various aspects of shared vehicle systems such as operational strategies, carsharing technology, user behavior, and how these type of systems can impact society as a whole. In this paper, the operation of the system is described in detail, along with a description of the latest results.

Matthew J. Barth; Michael Todd

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

492

Evaluating the Energy Returns of Investment-Based Incentive Programs: The Case of Oregon's Business Energy Tax Credits.  

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??Governments around the world provide financial incentives to encourage renewable energy generation and energy conservation. The primary goals of these efforts are to mitigate climate (more)

Horan, Kevin

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

493

The return of the Eastern Racer to Vermont; successful conservation through proactive project development and interagency collaboration  

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specialist at the Vermont Agency of Transportation. He hasHe serves as chair of the Vermont Reptile and Amphibianis coordinator of the Vermont Reptile and Amphibian Atlas.

Slesar, Chris; Andrews, James S.

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

494

Variation in marginal tax rates around retirement and the return to saving in tax-favored accounts  

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Economists have generally assumed that to the extent possible, retirement savings should be done in a tax-deferred account. However, the advent of Roth-style tax-favored accounts and concerns about the tax implications of ...

Bishop, Tonja Bowen

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

495

Three Generations of Welfare Mothers Are Enough: A Disturbing Return to Eugenics in the Recent "Workfare" Law  

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the differences between AFDC and Temporary Assistance forlies with Dependent Children ("AFDC") program. 8 The federalpast welfare system; AFDC is now the Temporary Assistance

Huberfeld, Nicole

1998-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

496

Estimating the potential returns to research and development from sorghum value added products in El Salvador and Nicaragua.  

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??Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench is a drought tolerant crop able to adapt to hot and dry weather. It has excellent chemical and physical properties, which (more)

Jaen Celada, Jaeljattin R.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

497

Layered Precipitable Water from the Infrared VAS Sounder during a Return-Flow Event over the Gulf of Mexico  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Spatial and temporal changes in the vertical distribution of atmospheric water vapor are investigated during a period following the intrusion of cold continental air over the Gulf of Mexico, during the Gulf of Mexico Experiment (GUFMEX) in ...

Robert M. Rabin; Lynn A. McMurdie; Christopher M. Hayden; Gary S. Wade

1992-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

498

Measurements and Simulations of Nadir-Viewing Radar Returns from the Melting Layer at X and W Bands  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Simulated radar signatures within the melting layer in stratiform rainnamely, the radar bright bandare checked by means of comparisons with simultaneous measurements of the bright band made by the ER-2 Doppler radar (EDOP; X band) and Cloud ...

Liang Liao; Robert Meneghini; Lin Tian; Gerald M. Heymsfield

2009-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

499

NASA Space Settlement Contest 2007 / Pinta Turkey "The Return To Abalakin", Alexender Preuss, http://vampeta.cgsociety.org/gallery/378795/  

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...............................................................................................................52 IV.C. Heat Generator bodies near the Earth, we can state that, on an object revolving around the Earth within an orbit with this is to benefit from the microwaves. With Aluminum mirrors, microwaves can be focused and heat can be obtained

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Assessment of structural attributes of even-aged Eucalyptus grandis forest plantations using small-footprint discrete return lidar data.  

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??Assessment of forest structural attributes has major implications in the management of forestry by providing information of ecological and economic importance. The traditional methods of (more)

Tesfamichael, Solomon G.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z