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77 FR 62437 - Regulated Navigation Area; Columbus Day Weekend, Biscayne Bay, Miami, FL  

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...USCG-2012-0191] RIN 1625-AA11 Regulated Navigation Area; Columbus Day Weekend, Biscayne...the Columbus Day weekend regulated navigation area on Biscayne Bay in Miami, Florida. The amended regulated navigation area alters the boundaries of...

2012-10-15

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77 FR 43554 - Regulated Navigation Area; Columbus Day Weekend, Biscayne Bay, Miami, FL  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...USCG-2012-0191] RIN 1625-AA11 Regulated Navigation Area; Columbus Day Weekend, Biscayne...Guard proposes to establish a regulated navigation area on Biscayne Bay in Miami, Florida. The regulated navigation area will be enforced annually...

2012-07-25

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76 FR 24837 - Regulated Navigation Area; Columbus Day Weekend, Biscayne Bay, Miami, FL  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...USCG-2011-0044] RIN 1625-AA11 Regulated Navigation Area; Columbus Day Weekend, Biscayne...proposes to establish a permanent regulated navigation area (RNA) on Biscayne Bay in Miami...Required to transit the regulated navigation area at no more than 15 knots;...

2011-05-03

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33 CFR 100.729 - Columbus Day Regatta, Biscayne Bay, Miami, FL.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...100.729 Navigation and Navigable Waters COAST GUARD, DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY REGATTAS AND MARINE PARADES SAFETY OF LIFE ON NAVIGABLE WATERS § 100.729 Columbus Day Regatta, Biscayne Bay, Miami, FL. (a) Regulated...

2013-07-01

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3 CFR 8882 - Proclamation 8882 of October 5, 2012. Columbus Day, 2012  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...October of each year as âColumbus Day.â NOW, THEREFORE, I, BARACK OBAMA, President of the United States of America, do hereby proclaim October...the United States of America the two hundred and thirty-seventh.BARACK...

2013-01-01

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Electrical-analog-model study of water resources of the Columbus area, Bartholomew County, Indiana  

USGS Publications Warehouse

The Columbus study area is in part of a glacial outwash sand and gravel aquifer that was deposited in a preglacial bedrock valley. The study area extends from the north line of Bartholomew County to the south county line and includes a small part of Jackson County south of Sand Creek and east of the East Fork White River. This report area includes about 100 square miles of the aquifer. In the Columbus area, ground water in the outwash aquifer is unconfined. Results of pumping tests and estimates derived from specific-capacity data indicate that the average horizontal permeability for this aquifer is about 3,500 gallons per day per square foot. An average coefficient of storage of about 0.2 was determined from pumping tests. Transmissibilities range from near zero in some places along the boundary to about 500,000 gallons per day per foot in the thicker parts of the aquifer. About 800,000 acre-feet of water is in storage in the aquifer. This storage is equivalent to an average yield of 34 million gallons per day for about 21 years without recharge. An electrical-analog model was built to analyze the aquifer system and determine the effects of development. Analysis of the model indicates that there is more than enough water to meet the estimated needs of the city of Columbus without seriously depleting the aquifer. Additional withdrawals will affect the flow in the Flatrock River, but if the withdrawals are made south of the city, they will not affect the river any more than present pumping. Future pumping should be confined to the deepest part of the outwash aquifer and (or) to the area adjacent to the streams. On the basis of an hypothesized amount and distribution of pumping, the decline in water levels in the Columbus area as predicted by the model for the period 1970-2015 ranged from about 20 feet in the center of the areas of pumping to 3 feet or less in the areas upstream and downstream from these areas of pumping.

Watkins, Frank A.; Heisel, J. E.

1970-01-01

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Columbus Crew Communication Subsystem and the on Board Local Area Network.  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

The Columbus local area network (LAN) and crew communication system is described. The architecture of the system consists of several independant network assemblies (including the onboard LAN, audio network, and video network) each dedicated to a particula...

A. Morando A. Francia M. Masci G. Montalto

1988-01-01

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Structural Data for the Columbus Salt Marsh Geothermal Area - GIS Data  

DOE Data Explorer

Shapefiles and spreadsheets of structural data, including attitudes of faults and strata and slip orientations of faults. - Detailed geologic mapping of ~30 km2 was completed in the vicinity of the Columbus Marsh geothermal field to obtain critical structural data that would elucidate the structural controls of this field. - Documenting E? to ENE?striking left lateral faults and N? to NNE?striking normal faults. - Some faults cut Quaternary basalts. - This field appears to occupy a displacement transfer zone near the eastern end of a system of left?lateral faults. ENE?striking sinistral faults diffuse into a system of N? to NNE?striking normal faults within the displacement transfer zone. - Columbus Marsh therefore corresponds to an area of enhanced extension and contains a nexus of fault intersections, both conducive for geothermal activity.

James E. Faulds

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75 FR 29722 - Foreign-Trade Zone 138-Columbus, OH Area; Site Renumbering Notice  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...located at 1809 Wilson Road, Columbus; Site 17 (9 acres, expires 7/31/2011)--Quarry East Commerce Center (Drew Shoe Company), located at 252 Quarry Road, Lancaster; Site 18 (22 acres, expires 9/1/2010)--located at 700 Manor...

2010-05-27

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Exploration_Columbus  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

In this project students will investigate via primary documents letters while examining Columbus's correspondences.They will also form historical empathy to understand the background of some of Columbus' questionable actions. Was Columbus justified in taking forceful action to claim the new world? Students will first look at a background information of pre-"New world" Exploration_Columbus Letter (image) Students will examine the letter of Columbus (image) Exploration_Columbus Letter (image) Students will record their observations of what they see and explain what is going on. Students will use ...

Crosland, Mr.

2009-10-22

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75 FR 75963 - Reorganization of Foreign-Trade Zone 138 Under Alternative Site Framework, Columbus, OH, Area  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...authority under the Foreign-Trade Zones Act of June 18, 1934...81a-81u), the Foreign-Trade Zones Board (the Board) adopts...zones; Whereas, Columbus Regional Airport Authority, grantee of Foreign- Trade Zone 138, submitted an...

2010-12-07

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Space Science Using Columbus: Manned Space Science.  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

The scientific airlock of the Columbus attached pressurized module is described. Potential space science experiments and areas of research with the facility are suggested: wide field cameras; cosmic gamma ray burst detectors; total radiance measurement; a...

H. Olthof

1988-01-01

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Columbus, Ohio's RDF experience  

SciTech Connect

This is a presentation on the Columbus, Ohio Trash Burning Power Plant from its original design assumptions and considerations to its start-up and operation. Problems associated with an infant technology and subsequent modifications to make it one of the most successful operations are today discussed in non-technical detail. By the end of 1987, the Columbus plant successfully disposed of its 1,600,00th ton of trash following its start-up in December 1983.

Bell, H.A. (Public Utilities and Aviation Dept., City of Columbus, OH (US))

1988-01-01

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Trash will fuel new Columbus plant  

SciTech Connect

Columbus, Ohio is building a refuse- and coal-fired 90-MW municipal electric plant that will burn 3000 tons of refuse a day. The plant will burn 80% trash and 20% low-sulfur coal (with the option of burning either all coal or all trash) because the 80-20 ratio offers the best balance between boiler corrosion and efficiency. A general obligation bond sale rather than federal or state financing is possible because of the city's good bond rating. The plant will include a fine-shredder, waste treatment facility, and a coal storage area. Pollution control will be handled by six oversized electrostatic precipitators, six mechanical dust collectors, and three 275-foot stacks. (DCK)

Not Available

1981-05-01

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Instrumentation studies for FUSE-Columbus  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

Telescope and spectrograph design for the Columbus ultraviolet astronomy satellite are described. A 1m mirror two-piece glancing incidence telescope design is suggested. A classical Rowland spectrograph is potentially the only design with efficiencies great enough to deliver the 100 sqcm net collecting area specified from a manageable telescope.

Osantowski, J. F.

1984-01-01

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10. Control Area, Administration Building, interior view of former day ...  

Library of Congress Historic Buildings Survey, Historic Engineering Record, Historic Landscapes Survey

10. Control Area, Administration Building, interior view of former day room VIEW SOUTHEAST - NIKE Missile Battery PR-79, Control Area, Tucker Hollow Road south of State Route 101, Foster, Providence County, RI

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A Geologic Guide to the Cooper Furnace Day Use Area.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This article describes the day use area adjoining the Allatoona Dam on the Etowah River north of Atlanta and the geology of the three physiographic provinces which converge there. Included are a generalized geologic map of the area and maps of the visitor center, picnic areas, the abandoned pig iron furnace, the scenic overlooks, and the…

Crews, Patty

1991-01-01

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MEAT-GOAT MARKET ANALYSIS: A PILOT STUDY OF THE SOMALI MARKET IN COLUMBUS, OH  

Microsoft Academic Search

This case study focuses on meat goat marketing involving one distinct immigrant group residing in one area of Columbus, Ohio: the Somalis. There are about 20,000-25,000 Somalis living in Columbus, the second largest concentration of Somalian immigrants in the U.S. after Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota. It is estimated that Columbus Somalis consume the meat from about 14,000 goats each year. The

C. Thomas Worley; John Ellerman; Dave Mangione; Travis West; Y. Yang

2004-01-01

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50. MISSISSIPPI, LOWNDES CO. COLUMBUS RAILROAD BRIDGE End of St. ...  

Library of Congress Historic Buildings Survey, Historic Engineering Record, Historic Landscapes Survey

50. MISSISSIPPI, LOWNDES CO. COLUMBUS RAILROAD BRIDGE End of St. S., Columbus, Ms. Side view of fixed truss span, from S. Sarcone Photography, Columbus, Ms. Sep 1978. - Bridges of the Upper Tombigbee River Valley, Columbus, Lowndes County, MS

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Selective Forgetfulness: Christopher Columbus Reconsidered.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Reconsiders myths about Christopher Columbus. Discusses the importance of presenting students history in all its complexity. Suggests that students must see that the people who have occupied center stage at crucial moments are not without weakness and fears. Urges students to raise critical questions concerning historical figures. (MG)

Meltzer, Milton

1992-01-01

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Telescience and the Columbus program  

Microsoft Academic Search

The telescience activities of flights which can be considered as precursors to the Columbus are outlined: Spacelab D2 and E1, Eureca 2 and 3, and also the sounding rocket experiments TEXUS (German acronym for technological experiments under weightlessness) and MAXUS (Materials Science Experiment Rocket). A preliminary ground structure and onboard equipment setup is forseen which will enable certain useful loads

J. C. Degavre

1992-01-01

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Columbus Zoo & Aquarium  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Virtual tour introduces featured habitats and wildlife, links to background information. Animal care section profiles training and enrichment for selected species. Education offerings include: onsite, outreach and videoconferencing programs for preschool-grade 12; workshops for teachers; classes for community groups; online factsheets and more. Summer programs for: families with youngsters 2 and up; week-long day camp for grades 1-7; half-day programs from toddlers. Posts program rates, ticket sales information, membership and donation information.

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Columbus CCOP - National Cancer Institute  

Cancer.gov

As one of the original 20 CCOPs, the Columbus Community Clinical Oncology Program has from its initial funding in 1983 played a major role in the delivery of state-of-the-art cancer care in our communities. This means that all of our investigators and nurses are firmly committed to the concept that cancer therapy and clinical trials are mutually supportive. We believe that a clinical trial is often the best, and sometimes the only treatment option available for patients with cancer.

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Telescience and the Columbus program  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

The telescience activities of flights which can be considered as precursors to the Columbus are outlined: Spacelab D2 and E1, Eureca 2 and 3, and also the sounding rocket experiments TEXUS (German acronym for technological experiments under weightlessness) and MAXUS (Materials Science Experiment Rocket). A preliminary ground structure and onboard equipment setup is forseen which will enable certain useful loads to be relayed directly to the experiment control system at the user end.

Degavre, J. C.

1992-03-01

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51. MISSISSIPPI, LOWNDES CO. COLUMBUS BRIDGE CONSTRUCTION End of Main ...  

Library of Congress Historic Buildings Survey, Historic Engineering Record, Historic Landscapes Survey

51. MISSISSIPPI, LOWNDES CO. COLUMBUS BRIDGE CONSTRUCTION End of Main St., Columbus During construction, 1925-27. Coffer dam for center swing span pier, framing, steam crane. Copy of photo by Jack Donnell, Columbus, Ms. ca. 1925-26. Sarcone Photography, Columbus, Ms. Sep 1978. - Bridges of the Upper Tombigbee River Valley, Columbus, Lowndes County, MS

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500 years after Columbus.  

PubMed

The astonishing range of plants and animals of Central America's 7 countries (Guatemala, Belize, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Panama) is disappearing, as 60% of its forests have been cut for lumber and firewood as well as for cotton, cattle, or subsistence crops. Up to 5 million Mayans lived sustainably for thousands of years in an area now being destroyed by a few hundred thousand inhabitants. The Spanish colonization that started 500 years ago was concentrated in Panama, Nicaragua, and Guatemala. The majority of the English-speaking country of Belize are descended from the black slave population whose culture spread down the coast to Central America. Panama's service economy is based on the Panama Canal and trade and finance. Costa Rica benefits from a tourist industry based on its natural beauty, however, it also has the highest rate of deforestation and its fast population growth could jeopardize earlier social and economic progress. In El Salvador and Guatemala long periods of civil conflict have taken their toll on the economy and the environment. El Salvador has a mountainous territory and limited natural resources and industrialization, while the best land is in the hands of a few families. Honduras and Nicaragua retain the highest proportion of forest cover of the countries in the region, despite Nicaragua's years of tyranny, then revolution and the Contra war, and Honduras's own turmoils. Belize has achieved some stability, and is now strengthening its Central American links. Its coral reefs and coastal areas offer potential for sustainable development through fishing and tourism. Central American countries face the challenges of their fragile environments and major social problems. PMID:12317700

Imbach, A

1992-01-01

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Piri Reis and the Columbus Map.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Discusses the origins and impact of the Piri Reis map, an early world map based on the voyages of Columbus and 20 other source maps. Maintains that evidence exists that Christopher Columbus may have drawn part of the map. Includes lengthy quotes from the map's legend written by Reis. (CFR)

Lunde, Paul

1993-01-01

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Columbus in History and High School.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Criticizes accounts of Christopher Columbus and the Age of Exploration in 12 high school textbooks of U.S. history, citing their Eurocentrism, presentation of textbook history as absolute truth, lack of unpleasant details, and presentation of Columbus's voyage as origin myth. Lists 14 possible earlier expeditions to America. (SV)

Loewen, James W.

1992-01-01

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Eastern Arctic Area 15- and 30-Day Ice Forecasting Guide.  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

Procedures for preparing 15- and 30-day forecasts of ice conditions in the eastern North American Arctic which relate current and historical ice data to environmental parameters are given. Background data on the environmental factors which influence the g...

P. A. Mitchell

1979-01-01

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Columbus, Ohio, Voice response system demonstration and evaluation  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

The Voice Response System (VRS) was subjected to a 4-month demonstration in the Columbus, Ohio, Flight Service Station (FSS) preflight area. The purpose of the experiment was to test and evaluate the VRS system, user acceptance, and the effects on the specialists/facility workload, and to determine the general impact of VRS on the Columbus (CMH) FSS preflight area. In addition, the test permitted collection of technical performance data which could serve as the framework for an integrated national system for the mass dissemination of weather information. It is concluded that the VRS caused a shift in user demand/preference, reduced FSS briefer workload, reduced demand for basic pilots automatic telephone weather answering service (PATWAS), and was determined to be acceptable to the general aviation user.

Henline, J. C.

1981-06-01

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A short introduction to Columbus\\/CAN  

Microsoft Academic Search

In this paper we shortly present a reverseengineering framework called Columbus that is able toanalyze large C\\/C++ projects. Columbus supports projecthandling, data extraction, -representation, -storageand-export. Efficient filtering methods can be used toproduce comprehensible diagrams from the extractedinformation. The flexible architecture of the Columbussystem (based on plug-ins) makes it a really versatileand an easily extendible tool for reverse engineering.Keywords: reverse...

Rudolf Ferenc; Árpád Beszédes; Ferenc Magyar; Tibor Gyimóthy

2001-01-01

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A regulated telemedicine system for day to day application in remote areas.  

PubMed

The NIVEMES project creates an international network of Health Service providers which offer Telemedicine-Teleconsultation services to Remote, Isolated places and to ship vessels for both routine and emergency situations. The base of the system is the powerful Multimedia Health Record, with the ability to manage conventional data, images, videos and biosignals, acquired directly from the medical device. National and international medical codification schemata are employed such as ICD-X and WHO standards. Telemedicine and Computing in Health Care are rapidly covering a pending gap, not fulfilled by current bureaucratic and telematic procedures. However even from the first test fields conducted during the past year, it is obvious that a variety of new training needs has arisen. The users of such systems need to be instructed new ways of conducting their business, of taking advantage of the services, even a new way of perceiving health care provision. The user interface of the software is kept simple, thus getting acquainted with it requires minimum effort; however there are other issues on which training is required to best exploit the advantages the system offers. The telemedical networks spawned in each country must be co-ordinated, and the user needs to know where and how he/she will acquire the necessary support. Home-cared patients will have to operate medical devices and telemedical software, a task which although made easy from today's technology, it still requires some basic training, specially as far as elderly users are concerned. The NIVEMES system uncovers a set of new training needs, but it offers at the same time a vehicle for educating the professional health-carers. The Health Record comprises a multimedia, explicit account of the patient history, which can be used for detailed and integrated study from trainee health carers of all levels (as well as from officers on board, people taking care of home-confined patients and others), on real data or in a simulated environment. At the same time the telemedicine facilities may increase the effectiveness of junior doctors working in remote areas and enhance the confidence residents have about their local health centres. Systems like NIVEMES prove that new user needs arise nowadays and employment of modern tools requires training in modern methods and in a new way of thinking. PMID:10947676

Samiotakis, Y; Anagnostopoulou, S; Alexakis, A

2000-01-01

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Columbus Payloads Flow Rate Anomalies  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

The Columbus Active Thermal Control System (ATCS) is the main thermal bus for the pressurized racks working inside the European laboratory. One of the ATCS goals is to provide proper water flow rate to each payload (P/L) by controlling actively the pressure drop across the common plenum distribution piping. Overall flow measurement performed by the Water Pump Assembly (WPA) is the only flow rate monitor available at system level and is not part of the feedback control system. At rack activation the flow rate provided by the system is derived on ground by computing the WPA flow increase. With this approach, several anomalies were raised during these 3 years on-orbit, with the indication of low flow rate conditions on the European racks FSL, BioLab, EDR and EPM. This paper reviews the system and P/Ls calibration approach, the anomalies occurred, the engineering evaluation on the measurement approach and the accuracy improvements proposed, the on-orbit test under evaluation with NASA and finally discusses possible short and long term solutions in case of anomaly confirmation.

Quaranta, Albino; Bufano, Gaetana; DePalo, Savino; Holt, James M.; Szigetvari, Zoltan; Palumberi, Sergio; Hinderer, S.

2011-01-01

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Rethinking Columbus: Teaching about the 500th Anniversary of Columbus's Arrival in America.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This periodical critiques the traditional views of Christopher Columbus and his voyages to America and looks at current issues that affect Native Americans. More than 50 essays, poems, historical documents, and articles are featured, including: "Columbus and Native Issues in the Elementary Classroom" (Bob Peterson); "Bones of Contention" (Tony…

Bigelow, Bill, Ed.; And Others

1991-01-01

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Finding of no significant impact, decontamination and decommissioning of Battelle Columbus Laboratories in Columbus and West Jefferson, Ohio  

SciTech Connect

This Environmental Assessment has been developed by the Department of Energy in accordance with the requirements of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 for the proposed decommissioning of contaminated areas at the Battelle Memorial Institute, Columbus, Ohio. The discussions in Section 1.0 provide general background information on the proposed action. Section 2.0 describes the existing radiological and non-radiological condition of the Battelle Columbus Laboratories. Section 3.0 identifies the alternatives considered for the proposed action and describes in detail the proposed decommissioning project. Section 4.0 evaluates the potential risks the project poses to human health and the environment. Section 5.0 presents the Department of Energy's proposed action. As a result of nuclear research and development activities conducted over a period of approximately 43 years performed for the Department of Energy, its predecessor agencies, and under commercial contracts, the 15 buildings became contaminated with varying amounts of radioactive material. The Department of Energy no longer has a need to utilize the facilities and is contractually obligate to remove that contamination such that they can be used by their owners without radiological restrictions. This Environmental Assessment for the Battelle Columbus Laboratories Decommissioning Project is consistent with the direction from the Secretary of Energy that public awareness and participation be considered in sensitive projects and is an appropriate document to determine action necessary to satisfy the requirements of the National Environmental Policy Act. 30 refs., 6 figs., 9 tabs.

Not Available

1990-01-01

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46. MISSISSIPPI, LOWNDES CO. COLUMBUS RAILROAD BRIDGE End of 1st ...  

Library of Congress Historic Buildings Survey, Historic Engineering Record, Historic Landscapes Survey

46. MISSISSIPPI, LOWNDES CO. COLUMBUS RAILROAD BRIDGE End of 1st St. S., Columbus, Ms. Overall view, from S. Sarcone Photography, Columbus, Ms. Sep 1978. - Bridges of the Upper Tombigbee River Valley, Columbus, Lowndes County, MS

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45. MISSISSIPPI, LOWNDES CO. COLUMBUS RAILROAD BRIDGE End of 1st ...  

Library of Congress Historic Buildings Survey, Historic Engineering Record, Historic Landscapes Survey

45. MISSISSIPPI, LOWNDES CO. COLUMBUS RAILROAD BRIDGE End of 1st St. S., Columbus, Ms. Turn span from SE. Sarcone Photography, Columbus, Ms. Sep 1978. - Bridges of the Upper Tombigbee River Valley, Columbus, Lowndes County, MS

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Offgassing Characterization of the Columbus Laboratory Module  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

Trace gaseous contamination in the cabin environment is a major concern for manned spacecraft, especially those designed for long duration missions, such as the International Space Station (ISS). During the design phase, predicting the European-built Columbus laboratory module s contribution to the ISS s overall trace contaminant load relied on "trace gas budgeting" based on material level and assembled article tests data. In support of the Qualification Review, a final offgassing test has been performed on the complete Columbus module to gain cumulative system offgassing data. Comparison between the results of the predicted offgassing load based on the budgeted material/assembled article-level offgassing rates and the module-level offgassing test is presented. The Columbus module offgassing test results are also compared to results from similar tests conducted for Node 1, U.S. Laboratory, and Airlock modules.

Rampini, riccardo; Lobascio, Cesare; Perry, Jay L.; Hinderer, Stephan

2005-01-01

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COLUMBUS as Engineering Testbed for Communications and Multimedia Equipment  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

The paper presents ongoing activities to prepare COLUMBUS for communications and multimedia technology experiments. For this purpose, Astrium SI, Bremen, has studied several options how to best combine the given system architecture with flexible and state-of-the-art interface avionics and software. These activities have been conducted in coordination with, and partially under contract of, DLR and ESA/ESTEC. Moreover, Astrium SI has realized three testbeds for multimedia software and hardware testing under own funding. The experimental core avionics unit - about a half double rack - establishes the core of a new multi-user experiment facility for this type of investigation onboard COLUMBUS, which shall be available to all users of COLUMBUS. It allows for the connection of 2nd generation payload, that is payload requiring broadband data transfer and near-real-time access by the Principal Investigator on ground, to test highly interactive and near-realtime payload operation. The facility is also foreseen to test new equipment to provide the astronauts onboard the ISS/COLUMBUS with bi- directional hi-fi voice and video connectivity to ground, private voice coms and e-mail, and a multimedia workstation for ops training and recreation. Connection to an appropriate Wide Area Network (WAN) on Earth is possible. The facility will include a broadband data transmission front-end terminal, which is mounted externally on the COLUMBUS module. This Equipment provides high flexibility due to the complete transparent transmit and receive chains, the steerable multi-frequency antenna system and its own thermal and power control and distribution. The Equipment is monitored and controlled via the COLUMBUS internal facility. It combines several new hardware items, which are newly developed for the next generation of broadband communication satellites and operates in Ka -Band with the experimental ESA data relay satellite ARTEMIS. The equipment is also TDRSS compatible; the open loop antenna tracking system employing star sensors enables usability with any other GEO data relay satellite system. In order to be prepared for the upcoming telecom standards for ground distribution of spacecraft generated data, the interface avionics allows for testing ATM-based data formatting and routing. Three testbeds accompany these studies and designs: i)a cable-and-connector testbed measures the signal characteristics for data transfer of up to 200 Mbps through the ii)an avionics &embedded software testbed prepares for data formatting, routing, and storage in CCSDS and ATM; iii)a software testbed tests newly developed S/W man-machine interfaces and simulates bandwidth limitations, on- This makes COLUMBUS a true technology testbed for a variety of engineering topics: - application of terrestrial standard data formats for broadband, near-real-time applications in space - qualification &test of off-the-shelf multimedia equipment in manned spacecraft - secure data transmission in flexible VPNs - in-orbit demonstration of advanced data transmission technology - elaboration of efficient crew and ground operations and training procedures - evaluation of personalized displays (S/W HFI) for long-duration space missions

Bank, C.; Anspach von Broecker, G. O.; Kolloge, H.-G.; Richters, M.; Rauer, D.; Urban, G.; Canovai, G.; Oesterle, E.

2002-01-01

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NEW TECHNOLOGY AND PEC PROCESS - COLUMBUS, GA  

EPA Science Inventory

The presentation will discuss Columbus, Georgia’s Biosolids Flow-through Thermophilic Treatment (BFT3) Process. Site-specific equivalency requires proof. Laboratory-scale pathogen testing must exceed Class A performance criteria while simulating full scale as closely as pos...

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Cyberspace Explorer: Getting To Know Christopher Columbus.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This lesson supports third- through fifth-grade students' exploration of multiple online sources to gather information about the life of a well-known explorer, Christopher Columbus. During the two 50- to 60-minute sessions, students will: use prewriting (a K-W-L chart) to prepare for research; use prior knowledge to extend the depth of inquiry;…

Woolley, Jill

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A Description and Evaluation of Current Practices of the Bartholomew Consolidated School Corporation Columbus Teacher Center.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This report contains the observations made by a trio of external evaluators who conducted an on-site evaluation of the Columbus Teacher Center. A wide range of educational evaluation areas were explored. The report represents a description of current practices, strengths, concerns, and recommendations as viewed by the evaluation team. Educational…

Henderson, Carl; And Others

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Decontamination of Battelle-Columbus' Plutonium Facility. Final report  

SciTech Connect

The Plutonium Laboratory, owned and operated by Battelle Memorial Institute's Columbus Division, was located in Battelle's Nuclear Sciences area near West Jefferson, Ohio, approximately 17 miles west of Columbus, Ohio. Originally built in 1960 for plutonium research and processing, the Plutonium Laboratory was enlarged in 1964 and again in 1967. With the termination of the Advanced Fuel Program in March, 1977, the decision was made to decommission the Plutonium Laboratory and to decontaminate the building for unrestricted use. Decontamination procedures began in January, 1978. All items which had come into contact with radioactivity from the plutonium operations were cleaned or disposed of through prescribed channels, maintaining procedures to ensure that D and D operations would pose no risk to the public, the environment, or the workers. The entire program was conducted under the cognizance of DOE's Chicago Operations Office. The building which housed the Plutonium Laboratory has now been decontaminated to levels allowing it to house ordinary laboratory and office operations. A ''Finding of No Significant Impact'' (FNSI) was issued in May, 1980.

Rudolph, A.; Kirsch, G.; Toy, H.L. (comps.)

1984-11-12

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42. MISSISSIPPI, LOWNDES CO. COLUMBUS RAILROAD BRIDGE End of 1st ...  

Library of Congress Historic Buildings Survey, Historic Engineering Record, Historic Landscapes Survey

42. MISSISSIPPI, LOWNDES CO. COLUMBUS RAILROAD BRIDGE End of 1st St. S., Columbus, Ms. Copy of postcard ca. 1900. Copy owned and made by Jack Donnell, Columbus, Ms. Shows two-span steel truss, built by Phoenix Bridge Co. in 1878. Negative copied by: Sarcone Photography, Columbus, Ms. Sep 1978. - Bridges of the Upper Tombigbee River Valley, Columbus, Lowndes County, MS

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69. MISSISSIPPI, LOWNDES CO. COLUMBUS MAP OF LOWNDES COUNTY, 1931 ...  

Library of Congress Historic Buildings Survey, Historic Engineering Record, Historic Landscapes Survey

69. MISSISSIPPI, LOWNDES CO. COLUMBUS MAP OF LOWNDES COUNTY, 1931 ROAD MAP OF LOWNDES COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI, 1931 by C.L. Wood, the county engineer. Updated through the mid-1930s to show new federal aid-state roads. Compares modern system with older county system. Original scale: 1 in. to 1 mi. Property of Helen (Mrs. Sam L.) Crawford, Hamilton, Ms. Sarcone Photography, Columbus, Ms., Sep 1978. - Bridges of the Upper Tombigbee River Valley, Columbus, Lowndes County, MS

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75 FR 8285 - Establishment of Class D Airspace, Modification of Class E Airspace; Columbus, GA  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...Metropolitan Airport, Columbus, GA. A decrease in air traffic volume at the airport has made it necessary to downgrade...airspace at Columbus, GA. Due to a decrease in air traffic volume at Columbus Metropolitan Airport a less...

2010-02-24

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75 FR 11475 - Establishment of Class D Airspace, Modification of Class E Airspace; Columbus, GA  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...Metropolitan Airport, Columbus, GA. A decrease in air traffic volume at the airport has made it necessary to downgrade...airspace at Columbus, GA. Due to a decrease in air traffic volume at Columbus Metropolitan Airport a less...

2010-03-11

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Osler, cardiac disease, and students of medicine--Columbus, OH: December 1899.  

PubMed

"Our Distinguished Visitor" was the headline describing the day William Osler honored the Ohio Medical University (OMU) with a visit and clinical lecture. OMU, founded in 1892 and located in downtown Columbus, was the fourth in a series of 5 19th-century Columbus medical schools that were predecessors to The Ohio State University College of Medicine established in 1914. OMU occupied a new 5-story building adjacent to the Protestant Hospital established in 1891. Osler was the guest of Dr Edwin Frazer Wilson, Professor of Therapeutics and Clinical Medicine at OMU, a student of Osler's at the University of Pennsylvania, and an 1885 graduate of that institution. Osler was in Columbus for consultation with one of Dr Wilson's patients. While Osler was in Columbus, a teaching clinic and lecture was arranged at OMU. Murray B. McGonigle, OMU Class of 1900, reported the visit in The Phagocyte, the OMU student publication, and in the Columbus Medical Journal. There was an assemblage of hundreds of students in the amphitheater at clinic hour when OMU Chancellor, Dr David N. Kinsman, introduced Osler. The patient, a 16-year-old young man, was brought to the amphitheater with a history of kidney trouble. Osler's clinical evaluation, physical examination, diagnosis, and discussion of prognosis and treatment provided an object lesson that was impressed on the minds of the students. Following the clinic, Osler addressed the students in his familiar style, demonstrating his easy rapport with students. His comments to the students are classic statements combining personal encouragement with professional attitudes. McGonigle concluded, "these remarks by so eminent an authority are certainly encouraging for the future of the medical student if he will but heed the excellent advice." PMID:17086008

Wooley, Charles F

2006-01-01

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The Christopher Columbus Quincentennial: Beware the Ides of October.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Discusses the Columbus Quincentenary and its impact on the K-12 history and social studies curriculum. Reviews the differences of opinion about Christopher Columbus and the results of the voyages of discovery. Warns that teachers must be wary of instructional materials that are based on political and social ideologies. (CFR)

Ruff, Thomas P.

1992-01-01

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Hello Columbus. America Was No Paradise in 1492.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Argues that, in the current portrayal of Columbus' arrival in America, American Indians have become the new heroes and models to be imitated. Discusses the native peoples and their societies at the time of Columbus including diversity among peoples, development of civilizations, view of the cosmos, and political development. (JB)

Royal, Robert

1992-01-01

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A History of Labor in Columbus, Ohio 1812-1992.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

While the building and printing industries flourished in pre-Civil War Columbus, manufacturing languished. The manufacturing base grew and diversified from 1820 to 1850. Few unions emerged, and those that did seldom lasted long. During the Civil War business and manufacturing increased to serve the camps and prisons established in Columbus. When…

Van Tine, Warren R.

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Host plants, distribution, and ecological association of Hoplolaimus columbus.  

PubMed

Selected species and cultivars of plants were evaluated for host suitability for Hoplolaimus columbus under greenhouse and fieht conditions. Sixteen agronomic plant cultivars were assayed for infection and reproduction after 2-6 months. Lima bean, soybean, cotton, and sweet corn were most favorable for nematode reproduction, whereas sweet potato was a nonhost plant. Field corn and watermelon, which tolerated H. columbus without significant yield losses, are suited for alternative crops in the southern coastal plain. Populations of H. columbus occurred in 15% of soyhean and 25% of cotton soil samples assayed. Population levels of H. columbus and Helicotylenchus spp. were correlated with fluctuations in various soil nutrient factors, whereas Meloidogyne spp. and Scutellonema spp. were not. No correlation was detected between the presence of H. columbus and populations of other nematode genera stndied. PMID:19308233

Lewis, S A; Smith, F H

1976-07-01

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Host Plants, Distribution, and Ecological Association of Hoplolaimus columbus  

PubMed Central

Selected species and cultivars of plants were evaluated for host suitability for Hoplolaimus columbus under greenhouse and fieht conditions. Sixteen agronomic plant cultivars were assayed for infection and reproduction after 2-6 months. Lima bean, soybean, cotton, and sweet corn were most favorable for nematode reproduction, whereas sweet potato was a nonhost plant. Field corn and watermelon, which tolerated H. columbus without significant yield losses, are suited for alternative crops in the southern coastal plain. Populations of H. columbus occurred in 15% of soyhean and 25% of cotton soil samples assayed. Population levels of H. columbus and Helicotylenchus spp. were correlated with fluctuations in various soil nutrient factors, whereas Meloidogyne spp. and Scutellonema spp. were not. No correlation was detected between the presence of H. columbus and populations of other nematode genera stndied.

Lewis, Stephen A.; Smith, Fred H.

1976-01-01

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Columbus proto-planetesimal dust aggregation experiment  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

A microgravity experiment to study the growth of dust particles which has been proposed to be flown on one of the Columbus precursor flights is described. The microgravity environment will allow for low collision velocities (of order of mm/s) of the dust grains and for a large Knudsen number of the embedding gas; conditions expected in the early solar nebula. The outcome of the experiment will yield estimates of the sticking efficiency and the critical velocity for agglomeration. The values of these two parameters will provide substantial improvements in the constraints for models of the formation of planetesimals. In particular, the questions related to growth rate and mode of the aggregation process will be answered. The range of material type, collision velocities, properties of the environment in which growth takes place, and other factors permit a natural extension of this experiment to take advantage of the capabilities of the Space Station Columbus. Other astrophysical applications, such as processes in Saturnian rings, with somewhat different regimes could also be investigated.

Keller, H. U.; Blum, J.; Donn, B.; Elgoresy, A.; Fechtig, H.; Feuerbacher, Berndt; Gruen, E.; Ip, W.-H.; Kochan, H.; Mann, I.

1992-01-01

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IASI observations of seasonal and day-to-day variations of tropospheric ozone over three highly populated areas of China: Beijing, Shanghai, and Hong Kong  

Microsoft Academic Search

IASI observations of tropospheric ozone over the Beijing, Shanghai and Hong Kong areas during one year (2008) have been analysed, demonstrating the capability of space-borne infrared nadir measurements to probe seasonal and even day-to-day variations of lower tropospheric ozone (0-6 km partial columns) on the regional scale of highly populated areas. The monthly variations of lower tropospheric ozone retrieved from

G. Dufour; M. Eremenko; J. Orphal; J.-M. Flaud

2010-01-01

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Regional structure and tectonic history of the obliquely colliding Columbus foreland basin, offshore Trinidad and Venezuela  

Microsoft Academic Search

Cenozoic eastward migration of the Caribbean plate relative to the South American plate is recorded by an 1100-km-long Venezuela-Trinidad foreland basin which is oldest in western Venezuela (65–55Ma), of intermediate age in eastern Venezuela (34–20Ma) and youngest beneath the shelf and slope area of eastern offshore Trinidad (submarine Columbus basin, 15.0Ma-Recent). In this study of the regional structure, fault families,

Emilio Garciacaro; Paul Mann; Alejandro Escalona

2011-01-01

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49. MISSISSIPPI, LOWNDES CO. COLUMBUS RAILROAD BRIDGE End of 1st ...  

Library of Congress Historic Buildings Survey, Historic Engineering Record, Historic Landscapes Survey

49. MISSISSIPPI, LOWNDES CO. COLUMBUS RAILROAD BRIDGE End of 1st St. S., Columbus, Ms. Top of pier and underside of w end of turn span. Sarcone Photography, Columbus, Ms. Sep 1978. - Bridges of the Upper Tombigbee River Valley, Columbus, Lowndes County, MS

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48. MISSISSIPPI, LOWNDES CO. COLUMBUS RAILROAD BRIDGE End of 1st ...  

Library of Congress Historic Buildings Survey, Historic Engineering Record, Historic Landscapes Survey

48. MISSISSIPPI, LOWNDES CO. COLUMBUS RAILROAD BRIDGE End of 1st St. S., Columbus, Ms Latching mechanism, E end of turn span, view from N. Sarcone Photography, Columbus, MS. Sep 1978. - Bridges of the Upper Tombigbee River Valley, Columbus, Lowndes County, MS

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47. MISSISSIPPI, LOWNDES CO. COLUMBUS RAILROAD BRIDGE End of 1st ...  

Library of Congress Historic Buildings Survey, Historic Engineering Record, Historic Landscapes Survey

47. MISSISSIPPI, LOWNDES CO. COLUMBUS RAILROAD BRIDGE End of 1st St. S., Columbus, Ms. Latching mechanism, E end of turn span, viewed from W. Sarcone Photography, Columbus, Ms. Sep 1978. - Bridges of the Upper Tombigbee River Valley, Columbus, Lowndes County, MS

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Causes of the elevated nitrate aerosol levels during episodic days in Taichung urban area, Taiwan  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

The purpose of this study is to explore the possible reasons accounting for elevated nitrate aerosol levels during high particulate days (HPD) in Taichung urban area of central Taiwan. To achieve this goal, simultaneous measurements of particulate and gaseous pollutants were carried out from September 2004 to April 2005 using an annular denuder system (ADS). The formation rate of NO 2 to nitrate aerosol, calculated using the relevant chemical reactions, was employed to interpret enhanced nitrate aerosol concentrations during HPD. The observations showed that nitrate concentration during HPD was 14 times higher than that during low particulate days (LPD). The average formation rate during HPD was 4.0% h -1, which was 3.1 times higher than that during LPD. The quantitative analysis showed that the formation rate was mainly influenced by temperature and relative humidity. Lower temperature and higher relative humidity led much nitrate aerosol formation in HPD. Moreover, the residence time analysis of air masses staying over the studied area showed that the slow-motion air retained high nitrate concentrations due to more nitrate aerosol converted from the precursors in NOx-rich areas.

Lin, Yu Chi; Cheng, Man Ting; Lin, Wei Hsiang; Lan, Yung-Yao; Tsuang, Ben-Jei

2010-05-01

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44. MISSISSIPPI, LOWNDES CO. COLUMBUS RAILROAD BRIDGE End of 1st ...  

Library of Congress Historic Buildings Survey, Historic Engineering Record, Historic Landscapes Survey

44. MISSISSIPPI, LOWNDES CO. COLUMBUS RAILROAD BRIDGE End of 1st St. S., Columbus, Ms. Detail from Camille Drie's map: A Bird's Eye View of Columbus, Mississippi ca. 1875-76. Shows M&O RR bridge before the Phoenix Bridge Co. erected iron truss spans in 1878. Credit: Photostat of map in Lowndes Co. Public Library Sarcone Photography, Columbus, Ms. 1978. - Bridges of the Upper Tombigbee River Valley, Columbus, Lowndes County, MS

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Launch Site Operations for Columbus Free Flyer and Resupply Mission.  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

The Columbus Free Flying Laboratory (MTFF) and subsequent resupply performed by Hermes will be launched from CSG (French acronym for French Guyana Space Station) with Ariane 5. Launch site operations for the initial MTFF launch include among others transp...

H. Michaelis K. Fugel H. Schmidt-Gerstmeyer

1991-01-01

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Enhancing Mobility: The I-70/I-71 South Interbelt Corridor. Columbus, Ohio ACTT Workshop. Held in Columbus, Ohio on January 9-11, 2007.  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

The Columbus Crossroads I-70/I-71 South Innerbelt Corridor Study ACTT workshop took place January 9-11, 2007, at the Marriott North Columbus Hotel in Columbus, Ohio. The ODOT workshop followed the traditional ACTT process. On Wednesday morning, the ACTT m...

2007-01-01

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The influence of the ENSO over Thunderstorm days in Sao Paulo urban area  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

There is a lot of literature about the influence of the El Nino Southern Oscillation (ENSO) over South America. However little is known about the influence of the ENSO over the Thunderstorm days (Td). This paper presents a study about the influence of the ENSO over the Thunderstorm days, in an urban area of Sao Paulo, in the period from 2002 to 2012. The annual and monthly distribution of Thunderstorm days was obtained by METAR data (METeorological Aerodrome Report), available from Congonhas Airport, and the distribution of the SOI and ENSO was obtained from NCEP-NCAR and CPTEC-INPE, respectively. The El Nino Southern Oscillation (ENSO) refers to variations in the temperature of the surface of the tropical eastern Pacific Ocean. The warm oceanic phase is defined as El Niño while the cold oceanic phase is defined as La Niña. The typical El Niño and La Niña influence in the precipitation and in the temperature regime over southern Brazil. The warm phases of ENSO, El Niño events, tend to intensify the subtropical jet stream over southern Brazil contributing to the enhanced of precipitation and SACZ events in this area. Otherwise, the cold phase of ENSO, La Niña events, contribute to drier conditions where the storms recorded in this area are produced by convection local, predominantly. The Southern Oscillations Index (SOI) is defined as the monthly fluctuation in the air pressure difference between Tahiti and Darwin. Positive fluctuation of the SOI were identified as La Nina events and negative fluctuation of SOI as El Nino events. The monthly distribution of SOI and Td showed coincidence between the period of maximum SOI and the period of maximum Td. The period of maximum SOI and TD were recorded on from October to April, defined as warm seasons. Four El Nino events and two La Nina events were recorded from 2002 to 2012. In this period did not observed a high activity of Td to El Nino events. The higher peaks of Td occurred in La Nina events confirming the high occurrence of local convective storm in this region. Studies of ENSO times versus Td must be concentrated on Precipitation period, which the effects of El Nino and La Nina can be better observed. In this region the summer season seem be more affected by La Nina events than El Nino events. Furthermore, the spring season seem be more affected by El Nino events than La Nina events. The behavior of Td over the weather season will be presented in this paper.

Gin, R. B.; Beneti, C.; Jusevicius, M.

2013-05-01

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Oxbow Conservation Area; Middle Fork John Day River, Annual Report 2003-2004.  

SciTech Connect

In early 2001, the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs, through their John Day Basin Office, concluded the acquisition of the Oxbow Ranch, now know as the Oxbow Conservation Area (OCA). Under a memorandum of agreement with the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA), the Tribes are required to provided BPA an 'annual written report generally describing the real property interests in the Project, HEP analyses undertaken or in progress, and management activities undertaken or in progress'. The project during 2003 was crippled due to the aftermath of the BPA budget crisis. Some objectives were not completed during the first half of this contract because of limited funds in the 2003 fiscal year. The success of this property purchase can be seen on a daily basis. Water rights were utilized only in the early, high water season and only from diversion points with functional fish screens. After July 1, all of the OCA water rights were put instream. Riparian fences on the river, Ruby and Granite Boulder creeks continued to promote important vegetation to provide shade and bank stabilization. Hundreds of willow, dogwood, Douglas-fir, and cottonwood were planted along the Middle Fork John Day River. Livestock grazing on the property was carefully managed to ensure the protection of fish and wildlife habitat, while promoting meadow vigor and producing revenue for property taxes. Monitoring of property populations, resources, and management activities continued in 2003 to build a database for future management of this and other properties in the region.

Cochran, Brian

2004-02-01

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An alternative look at new particle formation: Undefined days and the effect of source area  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

The presence of the EU project PEGASOS in the SMEAR II field station, Hyytiälä, Southern Finland, during the months of May and June 2013 was aimed at elucidating the synergetic processes between atmospheric chemistry, boundary layer micrometeorology and aerosol particle formation. However, it must be noted that during the two spring months, the Hyytiälä ground station while we recognize 22 'event days' (days with new particle formation occurring, NPF), 30 days where left as 'undefined', that is, a day which was not successfully classified as either presenting NPF or not (nonevent day). The ratio of unclassified days to event and nonevent days leaves a great portion of the data untouched. A previous study specifically investigated the undefined days using an 11-year time series (1996 to 2006) from Hyytiälä station. The results showed that undefined days could highlight intermediate or incomplete conditions when compared to a day presenting NPF: relative humidity, condensation sink and radiation values lay precisely in between event and nonevent values. A sub-classification of undefined days into a 'failed events' class allows for the possibility of days that are to a degree truncated or advected event days, and which show parameters closer in value to event than to nonevent days. By including undefined days in the analysis of the spring 2013 data, we look for the micrometeorology process that could help explain the 'failed events' day conditions, and thus shed more light on NPF dynamics. Furthermore we propose that NPF need not be at a regional scale as previously thought, but rather, specific local sources could bring about NPF, captured at the ground station with the right wind conditions. To analyze for possible local versus regional sources for NPF, we aim to correlate micrometeorological parameters, including boundary layer stability, wind vectors and air chemistry, in order to capture what is happening when one variable changes, scanning each day as opposed to averaging the day as a whole. Preliminary results have divided nucleation mode particles (3-25 nm) to westerly winds during event days, easterly winds for nonevent days, and intermediate winds (east, west) for the undefined days. Coupling ground measurements to airborne data including the PEGASOS campaign aboard a Zeppelin will allow for a wider view of NPF dynamics across the boundary layer, help identify possible local sources of NPF, and shed more light on the 'failed events' subclass.

Buenrostro Mazon, Stephany; Manninen, Hanna E.; Lampilahti, Janne; Nieminen, Tuomo; Aalto, Pasi; Kerminen, Veli-Matti; Kulmala, Markku

2014-05-01

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75 FR 13698 - Establishment of Class D Airspace, Modification of Class E Airspace; Columbus, GA  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...Register to establish Class D airspace and modify existing Class E airspace at Columbus, GA. Due to a decrease in air traffic volume at Columbus Metropolitan Airport a less restrictive Class D airspace would be established with specific dates...

2010-03-23

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43. MISSISSIPPI, LOWNDES CO. COLUMBUS RAILROAD BRIDGE End of 1st ...  

Library of Congress Historic Buildings Survey, Historic Engineering Record, Historic Landscapes Survey

43. MISSISSIPPI, LOWNDES CO. COLUMBUS RAILROAD BRIDGE End of 1st St. S., Columbus, Ms. Copy of photo 1900. Shows 1878 M&O RR bridge. The steamboat, 'Gopher,' in foreground, was an archeological survey vessel from the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia. Published in Art in Mississippi (1901). Credit: Copied from print in Lowndes Co. Public Library by Sarcone Photography, Columbus, Ms. 1978. - Bridges of the Upper Tombigbee River Valley, Columbus, Lowndes County, MS

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IASI observations of seasonal and day-to-day variations of tropospheric ozone over three highly populated areas of China: Beijing, Shanghai, and Hong Kong  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

IASI observations of tropospheric ozone over the Beijing, Shanghai and Hong Kong areas during one year (2008) have been analysed, demonstrating the capability of space-borne infrared nadir measurements to probe seasonal and even day-to-day variations of lower tropospheric ozone (0-6 km partial columns) on the regional scale of highly populated areas. The monthly variations of lower tropospheric ozone retrieved from IASI clearly show the influence of the Asian summer monsoon that brings clean air masses from the Pacific during summer. They exhibit indeed a sharp ozone maximum in late spring and early summer (May-June) followed by a summer minimum. The time periods and the intensities of the maxima and of the decreases are latitude-dependent: they are more pronounced in Hong Kong and Shanghai than in Beijing. Moreover, IASI provides the opportunity to follow the spatial variations of ozone over the surroundings of each megacity as well as its daily variability. We show here that the large lower tropospheric ozone amounts (0-6 km partial columns) observed with IASI are mainly downwind the highest populated areas in each region, thus possibly suggesting the anthropogenic origin of the large ozone amounts observed. Finally, an analysis of the mean ozone profiles over each region - for selected days with high ozone events - in association with the analysis of the meteorological situation shows that the high ozone amounts observed during winter are likely related to descents of ozone-rich air from the stratosphere, whereas in spring and summer the tropospheric ozone is likely enhanced by photochemical production in polluted areas and/or in air masses from fire plumes.

Dufour, G.; Eremenko, M.; Orphal, J.; Flaud, J.-M.

2010-04-01

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Oxbow Conservation Area; Middle Fork John Day River, Annual Report 2002-2003.  

SciTech Connect

In early 2001, the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs, through their John Day Basin Office, concluded the acquisition of the Oxbow Ranch, now know as the Oxbow Conservation Area (OCA). Under a memorandum of agreement with the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA), the Tribes are required to provided BPA an 'annual written report generally describing the real property interests in the Project, HEP analyses undertaken or in progress, and management activities undertaken or in progress'. The 2002 contract period was well funded and the second year of the project. A new manager started in April, allowing the previous manager to focus his efforts on the Forrest Ranch acquisition. However, the Oxbow Habitat manager's position was vacant from October through mid February of 2003. During this time, much progress, mainly O&M, was at a minimum level. Many of the objectives were not completed during this contract due to both the size and duration needed to complete such activities (example: dredge mine tailings restoration project) or because budget crisis issues with BPA ending accrual carryover on the fiscal calendar. Although the property had been acquired a year earlier, there were numerous repairs and discoveries, which on a daily basis could pull personnel from making progress on objectives for the SOW, aside from O&M objectives. A lack of fencing on a portion of the property's boundary and deteriorating fences in other areas are some reasons much time was spent chasing trespassing cattle off of the property. The success of this property purchase can be seen on a daily basis. Water rights were used seldom in the summer of 2002, with minor irrigation water diverted from only Granite Boulder Creek. Riparian fences on the river, Ruby and Granite Boulder creeks help promote important vegetation to provide shade and bank stabilization. Trees planted in this and past years are growing and will someday provide cover fish and wildlife. Even grazing on the property was carefully managed to ensure the protection of fish and wildlife habitat. Monitoring of property populations, resources, and management activities continued in 2002 to build a database for future management of this and other properties in the region.

Cochran, Brian; Smith, Brent

2003-07-01

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Indoor air quality in Montréal area day-care centres, Canada.  

PubMed

Indoor air quality (IAQ) has been understudied in day-care centres (DCCs), even though it can affect the respiratory health of children. This study was undertaken to assess IAQ in a randomly selected sample of 21 DCCs having space for at least 40 children in Montréal, Canada, and to determine associations between building characteristics and IAQ. Questionnaires on building characteristics and operation of the DCC were administered to managers. Temperature, relative humidity, and concentrations of carbon dioxide (CO(2)), formaldehyde and volatile organic compounds were measured in January and February 2008 in rooms attended by children aged between 18 and 60 months. Most DCCs (81%) had a mechanical ventilation system. Over 85% of the DCCs had a mean CO(2) concentration higher than 1000 ppm, the value generally targeted for comfort in buildings. Mean CO(2) concentrations were significantly lower in DCCs having a floor space meeting the provincial standards. The mean (standard deviation-SD) formaldehyde concentration was 22.9 (8.2) ?g/m(3), with all participating DCCs being within Health Canada's Residential IAQ Guideline of 50 ?g/m(3). The presence of a mechanical ventilation system and a large surface of play area per child were significantly associated with lower CO(2) levels, explaining 44% of the variance in indoor CO(2) concentrations. The presence of a mechanical ventilation system was also associated with significantly lower formaldehyde and acetaldehyde levels. Moreover, 68% of the variance in indoor acetaldehyde concentrations was explained by CO(2) levels, indicating that CO(2) was a better proxy of ventilation than the presence of a ventilation system, as this latter variable did not imply that the ventilation system was running or functioning adequately. These results demonstrate the need for on-going efforts to ensure sufficient floor space and adequate ventilation in DCCs to maintain good IAQ. PMID:22857914

St-Jean, Mélissa; St-Amand, Annie; Gilbert, Nicolas L; Soto, Julio C; Guay, Mireille; Davis, Karelyn; Gyorkos, Theresa W

2012-10-01

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Aerobic and anaerobic microorganisms in tubercles of the Columbus, Ohio, water distribution system.  

PubMed Central

Aerobic and anaerobic microorganisms were enumerated in tubercles collected from sections of the water distribution pipeline in the Columbus, Ohio, metropolitan area. Coliform bacteria were not detected in the tubercles examined. Sulfate-reducing bacteria were detected in 80% of the samples. Nitrate-reducing heterotrophs were present in all samples. The results, including plate counts of aerobic heterotrophs, indicated variation in bacterial densities depending on the tubercle sample and fraction examined. The associations among the viable counts obtained by the different culture methods were analyzed statistically, using three methods (Pearson, Spearman, and Kendall).

Tuovinen, O H; Hsu, J C

1982-01-01

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A Study of School Without Schools: The Columbus, Ohio Public Schools During the Natural Gas Shortage, Winter, 1977. Volume I and Volume II, Appendices.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The energy crisis, specifically a shortage of natural gas, caused by the unusually cold winter of 1977, resulted in the Columbus, Ohio, schools being closed for a month. Schools heated with gas were closed, but students met one day a week in school buildings that used coal, oil, or electricity. The educational program continued with school…

Sanders, James R.; Stufflebeam, Daniel L.

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Columbus - Reverse Engineering Tool and Schema for C  

Microsoft Academic Search

One of the most critical issues in large-scale software development and maintenance is the rapidly growing size and complexity of software systems. As a result of this rapid growth there is a need to better understand the relation- ships between the different parts of a large software system. In this paper we present a reverse engineering framework called Columbus that

Rudolf Ferenc; Árpád Beszédes; Mikko Tarkiainen; Tibor Gyimóthy

2002-01-01

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Columbus Unified High School: Every Adult Advocates, Every Student Graduates  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This article features Columbus Unified High School, a school that takes pride in knowing that each student will graduate prepared for his or her future. Although poverty (45%) and unemployment (25%) are widespread in this rural Kansas community, the community members are fierce in their loyalty to the school. Last year, 97.8% of the four-year…

Principal Leadership, 2011

2011-01-01

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The Native American Response to the Columbus Quincentenary.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

In response to the Columbus Quincentenary, indigenous peoples of the Americas are gathering forces to publicize their own perspectives and experiences, which are vastly different than those of European Americans. There is a general intent to use the celebration as a forum to provide fuller descriptions of Indian cultures. (SLD)

Ponce de Leon, Juana

1992-01-01

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STUDENT IDENTIFICATION WITH COLUMBUS COLLEGE--A PILOT STUDY.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

A SPECIALLY CONSTRUCTED 21-ITEM SENTENCE COMPLETION INSTRUMENT WAS ADMINISTERED TO 20 STUDENTS IN A "FOUNDATIONS OF EDUCATION" COURSE AT COLUMBUS COLLEGE, GEORGIA, AS A PILOT ATTEMPT TO OBTAIN A MEASURE OF STUDENT IDENTIFICATION WITH THE COLLEGE. SCORING CONSISTED OF RATING EACH COMPLETION AS A POSITIVE, NEUTRAL, OR NEGATIVE ATTITUDINAL…

MOYEL, I.S.

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A SCREENING LEVEL RISK ASSESSMENT OF THE INDIRECT IMPACTS FROM THE COLUMBUS WASTE TO ENERGY FACILITY IN COLUMBUS, OHIO  

EPA Science Inventory

Testing for emissions of dioxins from the stack of the Columbus, Ohio Waste to Energy (WTE) municipal solid waste combustion facility in 1992 implied that dioxin concentrations in stack gas averaged 328 ng TEQ/m3. The incinerator had been in operation since the early 1980s. In ...

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A SCREENING LEVEL RISK ASSESSMENT OF THE INDIRECT IMPACTS FROM THE COLUMBUS WASTE TO ENERGY FACILITY IN COLUMBUS, OHIO  

Microsoft Academic Search

Testing for emissions of dioxins from the stack of the Columbus, Ohio Waste to Energy (WTE) municipal solid waste combustion facility in 1992 implied that dioxin concentrations in stack gas averaged 328 ng TEQ\\/m . The incinerator has been in operation since the early 1980s. In mid-1994, US EPA's 3 Office of Research and Development (ORD) and EPA's Region 5

Matthew Lorber; David Cleverly; John Schaum

1996-01-01

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DAY OF THE WEEK VARIATIONS OF PHOTOCHEMICAL POLLUTANTS IN THE ST. LOUIS AREA  

EPA Science Inventory

As part of the Environmental Protection Agency's Regional Air Pollution Study (RAPS) a network of 25 stations continuously recorded aerometric data in the Greater St. Louis area. Various photochemical pollutants (ozone, NO, NO sub 2 and total hydrocarbons) and some selected meteo...

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Oxbow Conservation Area; Middle Fork John Day River, Annual Report 2001-2002.  

SciTech Connect

In early 2001, the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs, through their John Day Basin Office, concluded the acquisition of the Middle Fork Oxbow Ranch. Under a memorandum of agreement with the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA), the Tribes are required to provided BPA an 'annual written report generally describing the real property interests in the Project, HEP analyses undertaken or in progress, and management activities undertaken or in progress'. This report is to be provided to the BPA by 30 April of each year. This is the first annual report filed for the Oxbow Ranch property.

Robertson, Shaun; Smith, Brent; Cochran, Brian

2003-04-01

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Heating and cooling degree day prediction within the London urban heat island area  

Microsoft Academic Search

This paper describes the London Site Specific Air Temperature prediction model, which comprises of a suite of artificial neural network (ANN) models to predict site-specific hourly air temperature within the Greater London Area (GLA). The model was developed using a back-propagation ANN model based on hourly air temperature measurements at 77 fixed temperature stations (FTS) and hourly meteorological data (off-site

M. Kolokotroni; Y. Zhang; R. Giridharan

2009-01-01

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Columbus - Tool for Reverse Engineering Large Object Oriented Software Systems  

Microsoft Academic Search

. One of the most critical issues in large-scale software developmentand maintenance is the rapidly growing size and complexity ofthe software systems. As a result of this rapid growth there is a needto understand the relationships between the dierent parts of a largesystem. In this paper we present a reverse engineering framework calledColumbus that is able to analyze large C\\/C++

Rudolf Ferenc; Ferenc Magyar; Árpád Beszédes; Akos Kiss; Mikko Tarkiainen

2001-01-01

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Columbus: To Mars with solar-electric propulsion  

Microsoft Academic Search

A design for a human trip to Mars using solar-electric propulsion is proposed. The Columbus vehicle features a solar array divided into three identical parts. Each part carries cargo to a rendezvous point. Because each part carries a different cargo mass, they can be launched from the low-Earth-orbit assembly point at different times and all arrive at the rendezvous point

James A. Martin; Ricky A. Wallace

1994-01-01

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Effects of 2 or 5 consecutive exercise days on adipocyte area and lipid parameters in Wistar rats  

PubMed Central

Background Exercise has been prescribed in the treatment and control of dyslipidemias and cholesterolemia, however, lipid responses to different training frequencies in hypercholesterolemic men have been inconsistent. We sought to verify if different frequencies of continuous moderate exercise (2 or 5 days/week, swimming) can, after 8 weeks, promote adaptations in adipocyte area and lipid parameters, as well as body weight and relative weight of tissues in normo and hypercholesterolemic adult male rats. Methods Normal cholesterol chow diet or cholesterol-rich diet (1% cholesterol plus 0.25% cholic acid) were freely given during 8 weeks to the rats divided in 6 experimentals groups: sedentary normal cholesterol chow diet (C); sedentary cholesterol-rich diet (H); 5× per week continuous training normal cholesterol chow diet (TC5) and cholesterol-rich diet (TH5); 2× per week continuos traning normal cholesterol chow diet (TC2) and cholesterol-rich diet (TH2). Results No changes were observed in lipid profile in normal cholesterol chow diet, but both 2 a 5 days/week exercise improved this profile in cholesterol-rich diet. Body weight gain was lower in exercised rats. Decrease in retroperitoneal and epididymal relative weights as well as reductions in adipocyte areas under all diets types were observed only in 5 days/week, while 2 days/week showed improvements mainly in cholesterol-rich diet rats. Conclusion Our results confirm the importance of exercise protocols to control dyslipidemias and obesity in rats. The effects of 5 days/week exercise were more pronounced compared with those of 2 consecutive days/week training.

Guerra, Ricardo LF; Prado, Wagner L; Cheik, Nadia C; Viana, Fabiana P; Botero, Joao Paulo; Vendramini, Regina C; Carlos, Iracilda Z; Rossi, Elizeu A; Damaso, Ana R

2007-01-01

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The development of a time-based nursing information system in dermatology outpatients and day therapy areas.  

PubMed

Over the past 10 years the provision of dermatology services in Nottingham has moved away from inpatient care and towards nurse-led day therapy and outpatient care. The current nursing information system supplies nursing activity data for management information and is a ward-based patient dependency classification system. Recently, it became apparent that nursing activity in day therapy and outpatients was being measured with a tool that was not designed for the purpose and managers were using professional judgement to aid their decisions. An evaluative internal consultancy was conducted to investigate the situation and provide recommendations for the development of an appropriate system that would supply more accurate information for non-ward areas. The report recommended a 'time-based' system that avoided the fundamental philosophical mismatch between a reductionist, task-orientated system and the reality of holistic nursing care. The new system was developed on a departmental personal computer using Microsoft Excel spreadsheets. The full co-operation and input of the nursing staff was an essential ingredient in its success. The original consultancy concentrated on the day therapy unit but the time-based system was developed to include all dermatology non-ward areas. PMID:11982782

Lynn, Shirley E

2002-05-01

87

DECOMMISSIONING OF HOT CELL FACILITIES AT THE BATTELLE COLUMBUS LABORATORIES  

SciTech Connect

Battelle Columbus Laboratories (BCL), located in Columbus, Ohio, must complete decontamination and decommissioning activities for nuclear research buildings and grounds at its West Jefferson Facilities by 2006, as mandated by Congress. This effort includes decommissioning several hot cells located in the Hot Cell Laboratory (Building JN-1). JN-1 was originally constructed in 1955, and a hot cell/high bay addition was built in the mid 1970s. For over 30 years, BCL used these hot cell facilities to conduct research for the nuclear power industry and several government agencies, including the U.S. Navy, U.S. Army, U.S. Air Force, and the U.S. Department of Energy. As a result of this research, the JN-1 hot cells became highly contaminated with mixed fission and activation products, as well as fuel residues. In 1998, the Battelle Columbus Laboratories Decommissioning Project (BCLDP) began efforts to decommission JN-1 with the goal of remediating the site to levels of residual contamination allowing future use without radiological restrictions. This goal requires that each hot cell be decommissioned to a state where it can be safely demolished and transported to an off-site disposal facility. To achieve this, the BCLDP uses a four-step process for decommissioning each hot cell: (1) Source Term Removal; (2) Initial (i.e., remote) Decontamination; (3) Utility Removal; and (4) Final (i.e., manual) Decontamination/Stabilization. To date, this process has been successfully utilized on 13 hot cells within JN-1, with one hot cell remaining to be decommissioned. This paper will provide a case study of the hot cell decommissioning being conducted by the BCLDP. Discussed will be the methods used to achieve the goals of each of the hot cell decommissioning stages and the lessons learned that could be applied at other sites where hot cells need to be decommissioned.

Weaver, Patrick; Henderson, Glenn; Erickson, Peter; Garber, David

2003-02-27

88

A multipurpose model of Hermes-Columbus docking mechanism  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

One of the foreseen missions of the HERMES spacevehicle is the servicing to the Columbus Free Flying Laboratory (MTFF). Docking between the two spacecraft is a critical operation in which the Docking Mechanism (DM) has a major role. In order to analyze and assess robustness of initially selected concepts and to identify suitable implementation solutions, through the investigation of main parameters involved in the docking functions, a multipurpose model of DM was developed and tested. This paper describes the main design features as well as the process of calibrating and testing.

Gonzalez-Vallejo, J. J.; Fehse, W.; Tobias, A.

1992-01-01

89

A Curriculum Plan for the Columbus Zoo Aquarium. Grades 3 through 6.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This curriculum plan is submitted as a framework for developing educational programs at the Columbus Zoo Aquarium (CZA) for elementary school students in grades 3 through 6. It is intended to provide support and assistance to those involved with CZA programs. Major sections include: (1) "Review of Columbus Zoo's Educational Programs"; (2)…

Alsdorf, Brian

90

A Post Project Evaluation of the Columbus Alcohol Safety Action Program. Section IV, Volume I.  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

Since 1972 the Institute of Government at the University of Georgia has been actively working with the City of Columbus in evaluating the Columbus Alcohol Safety Action Program (ASAP). During the ASAP operational years, 1972-74, the Institute of Governmen...

C. W. Peek J. M. Hudson E. V. Milton R. Seller

1979-01-01

91

Columbus stowage optimization by cast (cargo accommodation support tool)  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

A challenging issue related to the International Space Station utilization concerns the on-board stowage, implying a strong impact on habitability, safety and crew productivity. This holds in particular for the European Columbus laboratory, nowadays also utilized to provide the station with logistic support. The volume exploitation has to be maximized, in compliance with the given accommodation rules. At each upload step, the stowage problem must be solved quickly and efficiently. This leads to the comparison of different scenarios to select the most suitable one. Last minute upgrades, due to possible re-planning, may, moreover arise, imposing the further capability to rapidly readapt the current solution to the updated status. In this context, looking into satisfactory solutions represents a very demanding job, even for experienced designers. Thales Alenia Space Italia has achieved a remarkable expertise in the field of cargo accommodation and stowage. The company has recently developed CAST, a dedicated in-house software tool, to support the cargo accommodation of the European automated transfer vehicle. An ad hoc version, tailored to the Columbus stowage, has been further implemented and is going to be used from now on. This paper surveys the on-board stowage issue, pointing out the advantages of the proposed approach.

Fasano, G.; Saia, D.; Piras, A.

2010-08-01

92

An Experiment in Employer-Sponsored Day Care. Evaluation of an Employer-Sponsored Day Care Center for Department of Labor Employees Operated by the National Capital Area Day Care Association.  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

The report describes the need of working mothers for day care, the meaning of day care for employers in Government, business, and industry, the importance of employer-sponsored child day care to the Department of Labor, and objectives of the Department's ...

1970-01-01

93

Decreased Length of Stay and Cumulative Hospitalized Days Despite Increased Patient Admissions and Readmissions in an Area of Urban Poverty  

PubMed Central

Background Length of stay at US acute care hospitals has been steadily decreasing since 1960, and there is ongoing concern that increasing financial pressures on hospitals with high proportions of Medicaid patients may be causing unduly short lengths of stay. Objective To study temporal trends in hospital utilization on internal medicine services at Temple University Hospital, which has the highest percentage of Medicaid and uninsured patients in the state of Pennsylvania. Design Examination of temporal changes in hospital practice over three time periods spanning 13 years. Measurements Numbers of discharges, 1- and 12-month re-admission rates, and lengths of stay. US census data from 1990 to 2000 were examined for the eight major zip codes in which hospitalized patients live. Main Results The number of internal medicine admissions increased from 1991 (117/month) to 2004 (455/month); p?days; p?days; p?=?0.031). Compared to all US hospitals, our hospital had a greater increase in admissions and a greater decrease in length of stay. During this time period, in surrounding zip codes, there were decreases in total population and total number of persons living in poverty, but also multiple closures of area hospitals that served poor patients. Conclusion During the 13-year study period, despite increased readmission rates, the overall number of hospitalized days per year on the internal medicine inpatient service decreased. As local hospitals serving this inner city low income area have closed, our hospital had atypically high increases in numbers of admissions and decreases in length of stay. This raises questions about current adequacy of hospital care in inner city areas of poverty.

Kalra, Amit D.; Fisher, Robert S.

2010-01-01

94

Structure and present-day compression in the offshore area between Alicante and Ibiza Island (Eastern Iberian Margin)  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

This study deals with the structure and recent deformation of the Eastern Iberian margin, extending from basement to seafloor and including the south-western margin of the Valencia Basin, the Alicante Shelf, the Ibiza Channel and its southern margin descending into the Algerian Basin. This area underwent a complex tectonic evolution linked to the back-arc opening of the North-western Mediterranean and the concomitant contraction of the Betic belt due to the collision with blocks located between Africa and Europe. This Oligo-Miocene structural heritage gave rise to a complex and continuous deformation through times including Late Miocene post-orogenic extension and Pliocene to Quaternary compression in the western Balearic area and coeval extension in the Valencia basin. This study presents maps of the depth to basement and Base of the Pliocene, as well as bathymetry data and seismic lines, which provide a precise integrated 3D study of the offshore domain. It reveals a major reactivation of the area, represented by the N80 to N60 trending structures, small discontinuous folds and thrusts in the Ibiza Channel and a large flexure on the Alicante shelf. The structures are picked out by erosion surfaces or deposits linked to the Messinian Salinity Crisis (MSC). These markers are ubiquitous in the seismic sedimentary sequences and record the lateral and vertical deformation active from the Messinian Salinity Crisis to the Present. The contraction in the western Iberian margin and concomitant extension in the southern Valencia Basin are consistent with the regional stress field as determined from the focal mechanisms of offshore earthquakes or recent GPS measurements. The tectonic compression of the studied area casts doubt on the eventual propagation of the present-day compressive stress from the Algerian margin to the Western Balearic Promontory.

Maillard, Agnès; Mauffret, Alain

2013-04-01

95

A numerical model simulation of the regional air pollution meteorology of the greater Chesapeake Bay area - Summer day case study  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

The mesoscale numerical model of the University of Virginia (UVMM), has been applied to the greater Chesapeake Bay area in order to provide a detailed description of the air pollution meteorology during a typical summer day. This model provides state of the art simulations for land-sea thermally induced circulations. The model-predicted results agree favorably with available observed data. The effects of synoptic flow and sea breeze coupling on air pollution meteorological characteristics in this region, are demonstrated by a spatial and temporal presentation of various model predicted fields. A transport analysis based on predicted wind velocities indicated possible recirculation of pollutants back onto the Atlantic coast due to the sea breeze circulation.

Segal, M.; Pielke, R. A.; Mcnider, R. T.; Mcdougal, D. S.

1982-01-01

96

The composition of muds from Columbus Marsh, Nevada  

USGS Publications Warehouse

The investigation of the dry lake of Columbus Marsh, in Nevada, which had for its economic motive the discovery of potash, was continued by the United States Geological Survey during the summer of 1913 under supervision of Hoyt S. Gale. The work done included the drilling of a shallow well near the old well 400 and the collection of a set of surface samples of muds from the marsh. This exploration, together with the chemical investigation of the samples thus collected, has furnished further data concerning the character of the mud flat and thrown additional light on the conditions there. The writer was associated with Mr. Gale during his study of this region and the field observations have recorded were made jointly and are results of mutual discussion. The accompanying map (fig. 1) is based on a plane-table survey made by Mr. Gale, and for this and other assistance the writer wishes to express due acknowledgment.

Hicks, W. B.

1915-01-01

97

The "Egg of Columbus" for Making the World's Toughest Fibres  

PubMed Central

In this letter we present the “Egg of Columbus” for making fibres with unprecedented toughness: a slider, in the simplest form just a knot, is introduced as frictional element to dissipate additional energy and thus demonstrating the existence of a previously “hidden” toughness. The proof of concept is experimentally realized making the world's toughest fibre, increasing the toughness modulus of a commercial Endumax macroscopic fibre from 44 J/g up to 1070 J/g (and of a zylon microfiber from 20 J/g up to 1400 J/g). The ideal upperbound toughness is expected for graphene, with a theoretical value of ?105 J/g. This new concept, able of maximizing (one fold increment) the structural robustness, could explain the mysterious abundance of knot formations, in spite of their incremental energy cost and topological difficulty, in biological evolved structures, such as DNA strands and proteins.

Pugno, Nicola M.

2014-01-01

98

The "Egg of Columbus" for making the world's toughest fibres.  

PubMed

In this letter we present the "Egg of Columbus" for making fibres with unprecedented toughness: a slider, in the simplest form just a knot, is introduced as frictional element to dissipate additional energy and thus demonstrating the existence of a previously "hidden" toughness. The proof of concept is experimentally realized making the world's toughest fibre, increasing the toughness modulus of a commercial Endumax macroscopic fibre from 44 J/g up to 1070 J/g (and of a zylon microfiber from 20 J/g up to 1400 J/g). The ideal upperbound toughness is expected for graphene, with a theoretical value of ?10(5) J/g. This new concept, able of maximizing (one fold increment) the structural robustness, could explain the mysterious abundance of knot formations, in spite of their incremental energy cost and topological difficulty, in biological evolved structures, such as DNA strands and proteins. PMID:24695084

Pugno, Nicola M

2014-01-01

99

Helicobacter pylori in North and South America before Columbus.  

PubMed

We present a molecular epidemiologic study, based on an analysis of vacA, cagA and cag right end junction genotypes from 1042 Helicobacter pylori isolates, suggesting that H. pylori was present in the New World before Columbus. Eight Native Colombian and Alaskan strains possessed novel vacA and/or cagA gene structures and were more closely related to East Asian than to non-Asian H. pylori. Some Native Alaskan strains appear to have originated in Central Asia and to have arrived after strains found in South America suggesting that H. pylori crossed the Bering Strait from Asia to the New World at different times. PMID:12062433

Yamaoka, Yoshio; Orito, Etsuro; Mizokami, Masashi; Gutierrez, Oscar; Saitou, Naruya; Kodama, Tadashi; Osato, Michael S; Kim, Jong G; Ramirez, Francisco C; Mahachai, Varocha; Graham, David Y

2002-04-24

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Automation and robotics for COLUMBUS: An implementation concept for the free flying laboratory (MTFF)  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

With nearly forty percent of the funding, Germany is the main contributor to the European COLUMBUS Programme, followed by Italy, France and further ESA member states. The COLUMBUS elements are the Attached Laboratory (APM) to be permanently attached to the Space Station FREEDOM, the polar platform (PPF) and the Man Tended Free Flyer (MTFF). The latter element is regarded to be of special interest for the German micro-g community. Until now the implementation of A&R Technologies has not been included as part of the system concept for the COLUMBUS laboratory modules. Yet especially for the Free Flyer, a high degree of A&R will be indispensible. An A&R system concept and implementation options for A&R are given to make the COLUMBUS labs 'intelligent' laboratories in orbit.

Goelz, G.; Sommer, B.

1992-01-01

101

Key Structures Mechanical Issues of the European Space Station and Platform Program Columbus.  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

The main technical features of the Columbus space segment are discussed. The attached pressurized module (APM), integrated into NASA's Space Station Freedom; the man tended free flyer (MTFF) - Europe's first step into autonomy in space; and the polar plat...

S. Gazey E. Winkelhoff

1988-01-01

102

76 FR 47060 - Amendment of Class D and Class E Airspace; Columbus Lawson AAF, GA  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...from the description. Controlled airspace at Columbus Metropolitan Airport is being downgraded due to decreased air traffic volume. This action is necessary for the safety and management of air traffic within the National Airspace System....

2011-08-04

103

76 FR 30045 - Amendment of Class D and Class E Airspace; Columbus Lawson AAF, GA  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...from the description. Controlled airspace at Columbus Metropolitan Airport is being downgraded due to decreased air traffic volume. This action is necessary for the safety and management of air traffic within the National Airspace System....

2011-05-24

104

Cosmic radiation shielding properties of COLUMBUS and REMSIM multi-layer external shells  

Microsoft Academic Search

The European module COLUMBUS has been recently installed on the International Space Station. Future plans for exploration involve the use of inflatable modules, such as the REMSIM concept proposed in a previous ESA funded study. We studied the radiation shielding properties of COLUMBUS and REMSIM external shell using 1 GeV\\/n Feor H-ions accelerated at the NASA Space Radiation Laboratory at

Marco Durante; Lorenzo Manti; Adam Rusek; Maurizio Belluco; Cesare Lobascio

2008-01-01

105

Candidate functions for advanced technology implementation in the Columbus mission planning environment  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

The Columbus Project is the European Space Agency's contribution to the International Space Station program. Columbus is planned to consist of three elements (a laboratory module attached to the Space Station base, a man-tended freeflyer orbiting with the Space Station base, and a platform in polar orbit). System definition and requirements analysis for Columbus are underway, scheduled for completion in mid-1990. An overview of the Columbus mission planning environment and operations concept as currently defined is given, and some of the challenges presented to software maintainers and ground segment personnel during mission operators are identified. The use of advanced technologies in system implementation is being explored. Both advantages of such solutions and potential problems they present are discussed, and the next steps to be taken by Columbus before targeting any functions for advanced technology implementation are summarized. Several functions in the mission planning process were identified as candidates for advanced technology implementation. These range from expert interaction with Columbus' data bases through activity scheduling and near-real-time response to departures from the planned timeline. Each function is described, and its potential for advanced technology implementation briefly assessed.

Loomis, Audrey; Kellner, Albrecht

1988-01-01

106

Contributions of suspended sediment from highway construction and other land uses to the Olentangy River, Columbus, Ohio  

USGS Publications Warehouse

Highway construction within the Olentangy River flood plain in Columbus, Ohio, was projected to be a large source of suspended sediment to the river system. A monitoring program was begun by the U.S. Geological Survey in 1978 to quantify the implacts of construction process. Sediment information was collected daily at six gaging stations located above, below, and within the construction area. Yields of suspended sediment from the active construction area ranged from 9,580 to 15,700 tons per square mile per year. Surrounding suburban terrain yielded 428 to754 tons per square mile per year. However, the size of the construction project was small in comparison to the surrounding suburbs contributing sediment. No more than 4 percent of the yearly downstream suspended-sediment loads were produced by high-way construction during the monitoring periods.

Helsel, D. R.

1985-01-01

107

The Class of 1975: A Retrospective Look at the Mission of IUPUI at Columbus. A Report to Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis, Columbus Campus.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Results of a survey of alumni of Columbus Campus of Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis are presented. The objective of the investigation of 206 members of the class of 1975 was to determine whether their college experience made a positive difference in their lives. Respondents reported that education, business, and…

Khoury, Robert M.

108

Day to Day  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

A clean, healthy and safe school provides students, faculty and staff with an environment conducive to learning and working. However, budget and staff reductions can lead to substandard cleaning practices and unsanitary conditions. Some school facility managers have been making the switch to a day-schedule to reduce security and energy costs, and…

Jurecki, Dennis

2006-01-01

109

Dynamic analysis of heart rate variability from 7-day Holter recordings associated with geomagnetic activity in subarctic area  

Microsoft Academic Search

Any influence of the natural variation in the geomagnetic field on human health has become an increasingly pertinent question in view of associations in space with myocardial infarction and stroke in Israel, Mexico, Minneapolis and Russia. HRV is examined on the basis of 7-day records by Holter ECG on 14 clinically healthy subjects (21-54 years) in Alta, Norway. Cross-spectra between

K. Otsuka; Y. Ichimaru; G. Cornelissen; A. Weydahl; B. Holmeslet; O. Schwartzkopff; F. Halberg

2000-01-01

110

Supporting Student Teachers with Laptop Computers: A Project of the School of Education at Columbus State University.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This paper describes a project at Columbus State University (Columbus, Georgia) to have students in the School of Education develop an electronic resume. A grant proposal was written which requested laptops for the development of electronic portfolios, and funding was received. Student participants were selected and were provided with Macintosh…

Riggsby, Dutchie

111

Toward a permanent lunar settlement in the coming decade: the Columbus Project  

SciTech Connect

The motivation for creating a permanent lunar settlement is sketched, and reasons for doing so in the coming decade are put forward. A basic plan to accomplish this is outlined, along technical and programmatic axes. It is concluded that founding a lunar settlement on the five hundredth anniversary of the Columbus landing - a Columbus Project - could be executed as a volunteer-intensive American enterprise requiring roughly six thousand man-years of skilled endeavor and a total Governmental contribution of the order of a half-billion dollars. 8 figs.

Hyde, R.A.; Ishikawa, M.Y.; Wood, L.L.

1985-11-19

112

Smoking Behaviors and Cessation Interests Among Multiunit Subsidized Housing Tenants, Columbus, Ohio, 2011  

PubMed Central

Introduction Cessation services have been recommended to complement smoke-free policies in subsidized multiunit housing, but little is known about smoking- and cessation-related characteristics among subsidized housing tenants. This study examined smoking behaviors and cessation-related interests in a population of subsidized housing tenants. Methods A face-to-face survey was conducted in August to October 2011 with a probability sample of private subsidized housing lease holders in Columbus, Ohio (N = 301, 64% response rate). Results Almost half (47.5%) of respondents were current smokers, including smokers of cigarettes or small cigars. Smokers were less likely than nonsmokers to have health insurance and more likely to be at risk for food insecurity. Among smokers, 20.3% did not smoke daily and 35.0% smoked 5 or fewer cigarettes per day. More than half (61.3%) purchased single cigarettes in the past month, with higher rates among nondaily smokers. Most smokers intended to quit within 6 months or less (60.1%) and were interested in using nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) (65.0%). Most respondents had Medicaid but only 30.4% knew Medicaid covered cessation medications. Conclusions This population of subsidized housing tenants had high rates of smoking, including light smoking. Interest in NRT was high and access can be improved by increasing awareness of Medicaid coverage among clients and health care providers. However, more research is needed about scalable, evidence-based cessation strategies for low-socioeconomic status and light smokers. Strategies to address environmental factors such as availability of single cigarettes should also be considered in parallel with smoke-free policies.

Ferketich, Amy K.; Klein, Elizabeth G.; Wewers, Mary Ellen; Pirie, Phyllis

2013-01-01

113

Nineteenth-Century American and British Poets on Columbus: A Twentieth-Century View.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

In the 19th century alone, Christopher Columbus was the subject of hundreds of poems that rarely questioned his voyage, his methods, or his place in human history. However, the scholarly work and political realities of the 20th century have undermined the noble, heroic visions conveyed by the poets. Modern readers/students have a dual duty to…

Gorman, Anita G.

114

IVTC, BCSC, IUPUI-Columbus: Their Missions, Goals, Relationships, and Potential for Expanded Cooperation.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

A study was conducted to identify and clarify the stated missions, goals, and relationships of three institutions (Bartholomew Consolidated School Corporation [BCSC], Indiana Vocational Technical College [IVTC], and the Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis Campus [IUPUI]) to each other and the Columbus community to determine the…

Heyerdahl, Lawrence; And Others

115

Columbus, Ohio Public School Career Centers. PLATO Evaluation Series. Preliminary Analysis.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The Columbus, Ohio Public Schools operate four vocational career centers: Fort Hayes Metropolitan Education Center (MHEC), Northwest, Northeast, and Southeast Career Centers. These Centers offer vocational curricula, while maintaining academic standards similar to the learners home schools. However, Fort Hayes MEC also has the distinction of being…

Snyder, Pam; Gohringer, Karen

116

Integrated Lesson/Project Plans by and for Columbus Public School Teachers.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This document contains 34 lesson or project plans written at inservice workshops focusing on integrating workplace skills (i.e. SCANS [Secretary's Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills] and career awareness into the K-12 curriculum in Columbus (Ohio) Public Schools. The lesson and project plans are loosely organized by grade level. Each lesson…

Bidwell, Sheri, Ed.

117

Ada (R) assessment: An important issue within European Columbus Support Technology Programme  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

Software will be more important and more critical for Columbus than for any ESA previous project. As a simple comparison, overall software size has been in the range of 100 K source statements for EXOSAT, 500 K for Spacelab, and will probably reach several million lines of code for Columbus (all element together). Based on past experience, the total development cost of software can account for about 10 pct to 15 pct of the total space project development cost. The Ada technology may support the strong software engineering principles needed for Columbus, provided that technology is sufficiently mature and industry plans are meeting the Columbus project schedule. Over the past 3 years, Informatique Internationale has conducted a coherent program based on Ada technology assessment studies and experiments, for ESA and CNES. This specific research and development program benefits from 15 years experience in the field of space software development and is supported by the overall software engineering expertise of the company. The assessment and experiments of Ada software engineering by Informatique Internationale are detailed.

Vielcanet, P.

1986-01-01

118

Bibliografia Colombina 1492-1990: Books, Articles and Other Publications on the Life and Times of Christopher Columbus.  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

The bibliography was developed to assist researchers, interpreters and bibliophiles in their quest to know more about Cristobal Colon (Christopher Columbus) and his times. Although the bibliography is extensive it is not definitive. However, the user will...

J. P. Sanchez J. L. Gurule W. H. Broughton

1990-01-01

119

Cosmic radiation shielding properties of COLUMBUS and REMSIM multi-layer external shells  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

The European module COLUMBUS has been recently installed on the International Space Station. Future plans for exploration involve the use of inflatable modules, such as the REMSIM concept proposed in a previous ESA funded study. We studied the radiation shielding properties of COLUMBUS and REMSIM external shell using 1 GeV/n Feor H-ions accelerated at the NASA Space Radiation Laboratory at the Brookhaven National Laboratory (Long Island, NY, USA). COLUMBUS has a 22 mm rigid multi-layer shell with Al, Nextel and Kevlar, as materials of the double bumper for meteoroids and debris protection, MLI for thermal reasons and again Al as pressure shell. Inside the module, astronauts are further protected by secondary structures, including racks, a number of electronic devices and payload equipment. This internal equipment has been simulated using Al and Kevlar, bringing the total thickness to about 15 g/cm2. REMSIM consists of a thermal multi-layer (MLI), four Nextel layers used to provide shock of the impacting micro-meteoroids, a ballistic restraint multi-layer of Kevlar used to absorb debris cloud's kinetic energy, a Kevlar structural restraint to support pressure loads incurred from inflating the module. To contain air inside the module, REMSIM adopts three layers of airtight material separated by two layers of Kevlar (air bladder). A final layer of Nomex provide protection against punctures and fire. In the flight configuration there are also spacer elements (foam) needed to guarantee correct spacing between consecutive bumper layers. These spacers were not included in the tests, making the total thickness about 1.1 cm. The internal equipment in REMSIM was not been defined, but due to its application for exploration missions it was decided to exploit water, valuable resource used for drinking, washing and technical usage, as a radiation shielding. In this test, we have included about 8 cm of water. Measured dose attenuation shows that the Columbus module reduces the heavy-ion dose approximately of 30

Durante, Marco; Manti, Lorenzo; Rusek, Adam; Belluco, Maurizio; Lobascio, Cesare

120

Fact Extraction and Code Auditing with Columbus and SourceAudit  

Microsoft Academic Search

Abstract. Automatic fact extraction from software sys-tems is the fundamental building block in the process of un-derstanding the relationships among a system's elements. We demonstrate the reverse engineering framework called Columbus which is able to automatically extract facts from C++ source code and how the extracted facts can be used in practice. We also mention a special-purpose tool that was

Rudolf Ferenc; Árpád Beszédes; Tibor Gyimóthy

2004-01-01

121

The Columbus, Ohio, Experiment with Advanced Telebook Systems.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This is the Final report of a 3-year, 3-phase experiment on the Telebook service, which is a system for delivering the recorded voice of Talking Books directly and electronically to the homes of blind and handicapped persons upon their request at any time of the day or night. The purpose of the third phase was to determine the long-term…

Stetten, Kenneth J.; McElhaney, William E.

122

Health-hazard evaluation report No. HETA 90-252-2167, Northland Terrace Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Columbus, Ohio  

SciTech Connect

In response to a request from management at the Northland Terrace Nursing and Rehabilitation Center (SIC-8051), Columbus, Ohio, a study was undertaken of headaches in workers in the laundry facility and upper respiratory infections associated with delivering Attends diapers. The study included employee interviews, environmental monitoring, and an assessment of the adequacy of the design and performance of the heating, ventilating, and air conditioning system. Northland Terrace was a nursing and rehabilitation center. Employees who work in the laundry facility reported that they experience headache while present in this area which was renovated in 1989. Carbon-dioxide (124389) concentrations exceeded 1000 parts per million. Biologically significant carbon-monoxide (630080) concentrations were not observed. Temperatures in the laundry rooms ranged from 86 to 92 degrees-F. Relative humidities ranged from 48 to 56%. A possible reaction to the dust or the fragrance associated with Attends diapers was not followed to completion as the nursing facility stopped using this product during the study. The authors conclude that there was an inadequate supply of outside air in the laundry and basement areas. The authors recommend measures to improve the ventilation system and reduce the potential for heat stress in the laundry.

Hanley, K.W.; Deitchman, S.

1991-12-01

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GASEOUS AND PARTICULATE AMMONIA AND NITRIC ACID CONCENTRATIONS, COLUMBUS, OHIO AREA--SUMMER 1980  

EPA Science Inventory

Data is presented for gaseous ammonia and nitric acid and particulate ammonium ion and nitrate ion concentrations in air samples collected in support of the PEPE-NEROS study during the summer of 1980. Ground-level samples were collected near Croton, Ohio; aerial samples were also...

124

Day Care.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Interviews on the quality of day care in the United States are presented in this transcript of a program broadcast in the National Public Radio weekly series, "Options in Education." Writers, day care center personnel and others describe and evaluate the current situation. Federal legislation concerning children is examined, and researchers…

Merro, John; And Others

125

Dinosaur Day!  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

In this article, the authors describe how they capitalized on their first-grade students' love of dinosaurs by hosting a fun-filled Dinosaur Day in their classroom. On Dinosaur Day, students rotated through four dinosaur-related learning stations that integrated science content with art, language arts, math, and history in a fun and time-efficient…

Nakamura, Sandra; Baptiste, H. Prentice

2006-01-01

126

Promoting Active Transportation as a Partnership Between Urban Planning and Public Health: The Columbus Healthy Places Program  

PubMed Central

Active transportation has been considered as one method to address the American obesity epidemic. To address obesity prevention through built-environment change, the local public health department in Columbus, Ohio, established the Columbus Healthy Places (CHP) program to formally promote active transportation in numerous aspects of community design for the city. In this article, we present a case study of the CHP program and discuss the review of city development rezoning applications as a successful strategy to link public health to urban planning. Prior to the CHP review, 7% of development applications in Columbus included active transportation components; in 2009, 64% of development applications adopted active transportation components specifically recommended by the CHP review. Active transportation recommendations generally included adding bike racks, widening or adding sidewalks, and providing sidewalk connectivity. Recommendations and lessons learned from CHP are provided.

Green, Christine Godward; Klein, Elizabeth G.

2011-01-01

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Effects of 20 days of bed rest on physiological cross-sectional area of human thigh and leg muscles evaluated by magnetic resonance imaging.  

PubMed

The present study was to investigate the effects of 20 days of bed rest on morphological characteristics of lower limb skeletal muscles. Ten sedentary volunteers (5 males and 5 females) were participating in this study. Magnetic resonance imaging techniques were used to measure the physiological cross-sectional areas (PCSAs) of the major muscles and muscle groups of the lower limb. Consecutive images were taken from the right thigh and leg of subjects, and muscle volumes (MV), muscle length, and fiber length were calculated. PCSA of each muscle was determined as MV times the cosine of the angle of fiber pennation divided by fiber length. PCSA of knee extensor and flexor muscles were significant reduced during and after bed rest. MV and PCSA of individual muscles in the knee extensors decreased by -5.1 % to -8.0%. In knee flexors, MV and PCSA in biceps femoris (long head), semitendinosus, semimembranosus, and sartorius decreased during and after bed rest. MV and PCSA in medial and lateralis [correction of andateralis] gastrocnemius, and soleus were remarkably reduced by -9.4 to -10.3% after bed rest. The results suggest that there is a great variability of muscle atrophy in the lower limb muscle groups or individual muscle after bed rest and that the plantar flexors primarily affected. PMID:11541171

Akima, H; Kuno, S; Suzuki, Y; Gunji, A; Fukunaga, T

1997-01-01

128

Kite Day  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Describes a kite day at an elementary school which incorporated principles of flight, the history, art and craftsmanship of kite making and flying and provided a fun multidisciplinary approach to a student-oriented activity. (BR)

Frizzell, Helen

1975-01-01

129

Zoo Day.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Zoo Day was one of the culminating activities of Art Extravaganza, a pilot summer art program for high ability first-and second-graders. Field trips, art history lessons, box sculpture, and a study of cavemen were included. (SJL)

Warden, Marian

1978-01-01

130

Earth Day  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

The State University of New York at Buffalo presents this History of Earth Day website. The goal of the site is that teachers and students can better understand the development and purpose of Earth Day. In addition to the history, SUNY-Buffalo has compiled a series of websites complete with projects associated with Earth Day, appropriate for children, high school students, and college undergrads. Furthermore, the legal aspect of Earth Day - environmental legislation, EPA standards, and Global Climate Change legislation - are also discussed on the site. A list of further sites is also provided if users want more information on this national effort to help solve environmental issues such as pollution, overpopulation, and global warming. Teachers will find this website both informative and helpful in developing appropriate teaching curricula connected to this holiday, while students can have fun learning and creating projects of their own that contribute to preserving the environment.

2007-04-19

131

Career Day  

NASA Video Gallery

NASA's 2013 Career Days was a joint collaboration between NASA Langley and the Newport News Shipbuilding where 600 high school students from Virginia took on two design challenges -- designing a ca...

132

The Columbus logistics support at the APMC: Requirements and implementation aspects  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

This paper focuses on the logistics support to be provided by the APM Center (APMC). Among the Columbus ground infrastructures, this center is tasked to provide logistics, sustaining engineering and P/L integration support to the ongoing missions of the APM, i.e. the Columbus Laboratory attached to the Freedom Space Station. The following is illustrated: an analysis of the requirements that are levied on the logistics support of the APM; how such requirements are reflected in the corresponding support to be available on-ground and at APMC; the functional components of the APMC logistics support and how such components interact each other; how the logistics support function interfaces with the other functions of the ground support; and how the logistics support is being designed in terms of resources (such as hardware, data bases, etc.). Emphasis is given to the data handling aspects and to the related data bases that will constitute for the logistics activities the fundamental source of information during the APM planned lifetime. Functional and physical architectures, together with trades for possible implementation, are addressed. Commonalities with other centers are taken into account and recommendations are made for possible reuse of tools already developed in the C/D phase. Finally, programmatic considerations are discussed for the actual implementation of the center.

Canu, C.; Battocchio, L.; Masullo, S.

1993-01-01

133

Hello, Columbus.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The European invasion five centuries ago exposed a large portion of the globe to the influence of a dynamic civilization that did much to make the modern world what it is. A Harvard history professor considers seven questions for a multicultural exploration of the Columbian Quincentenary. (MLF)

Thernstrom, Stephan

1991-01-01

134

Dinosaur Day!  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

On Dinosaur Day, first-grade students rotated through four dinosaur-related learning stations that integrated science content with art, language arts, math, and history in a fun and time-efficient manner. The event drew parents, teachers, and students together as they helped each other discuss, write, draw, measure, mix, and record at each learning station.

Baptiste, H. P.; Nakamura, Sandra

2006-01-01

135

Election Day  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Election Day teaches how elections work in the United States. Players learn about political parties, public opinion, campaign financing, election law, political marketing, strategic planning, and the media. The game is well-suited for high-school and college students.

Washington, University O.

136

Hudson Valley Health Systems Agency (HVHSA) Policy Statement: Adult Day Care (Subchapter C Non-Occupant) Programs. New York Health Service Area 6.  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

Adult day care refers to community-based programs which provide a range of coordinated social, health and therapeutic services to chronically ill and infirmed persons in order to maximize functional ability and well-being. A central goal of adult day care...

1985-01-01

137

The DOSIS -Experiment onboard the Columbus Laboratory of the International Space Station -Overview and first mission results  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Besides the effects of the microgravity environment, and the psychological and psychosocial problems encountered in confined spaces, radiation is the main health detriment for long dura-tion human space missions. The radiation environment encountered in space differs in nature from that on earth, consisting mostly of high energetic ions from protons up to iron, resulting in radiation levels far exceeding the ones encountered on earth for occupational radiation workers. Accurate knowledge of the physical characteristics of the space radiation field in dependence on the solar activity, the orbital parameters and the different shielding configurations of the International Space Station ISS is therefore needed. The DOSIS (Dose Distribution inside the ISS) experiment, under the project and science lead of DLR, aims for the spatial and tempo-ral measurement of the radiation field parameters inside the European Columbus laboratory onboard the International Space Station. This goal is achieved by applying a combination of passive (Thermo-and Optical luminescence detectors and Nuclear track etch detectors) and active (silicon telescope) radiation detectors. The passive radiation detectors -so called pas-sive detector packages (PDP) are mounted at eleven positions within the Columbus laboratory -aiming for a spatial dose distribution measurement of the absorbed dose, the linear energy transfer spectra and the dose equivalent with an average exposure time of six months. Two active silicon telescopes -so called Dosimetry Telescopes (DOSTEL 1 and DOSTEL 2) together with a Data and Power Unit (DDPU) are mounted within the DOSIS Main Box at a fixed loca-tion beneath the European Physiology Module (EPM) rack. The DOSTEL 1 and DOSTEL 2 detectors are positioned at a 90 angle to each other for a precise measurement of the temporal and spatial variation of the radiation field, especially during crossing of the South Atlantic Anomaly (SAA). The DOSIS hardware was launched with the Space Shuttle Endeavour to the International Space Station on 15 July 2009 and installed by European Astronaut Frank de Winne on 18 July 2009. The first PDP set was downloaded after an exposure time of 124 days in November 2009 and a second PDP set was installed in November 2009. The active part of the instrument suit is working since July 2009. The presentation will give an overview about the DOSIS experiment as well as first results from the passive and active radiation detector measurements. The Austrian activities within this experiment were supported by the Austrian Space Appli-cations Programme (ASAP) of the Federal Ministry for Transport, Innovation and Technology under contract no. 819643. The Polish contribution to this work was supported by the Min-istry of Science and Higher Education, grant No. DWM/N118/ESA/2008. The Hungarian contribution was supported by the ESA PECS grant No. C98066.

Reitz, Guenther; Berger, Thomas; Kürner, Christine; Burmeister, Sünke; Hajek, Michael; Bilski, Pawel; Horwacik, Tomasz; Vanhavere, Filip; Spurny, Frantisek; Jadrnickova, Iva; Pálfalvi, József K.; O'Sullivan, Denis; Yasuda, Nakahiro; Uchihori, Yukio; Kitamura, Hisashi; Kodaira, Satoshi; Yukihara, Eduardo; Benton, Eric; Zapp, Neal; Gaza, Ramona; Zhou, Dazhuang; Semones, Edward; Roed, Yvonne; Boehme, Matthias; Haumann, Lutz

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Feasibility Assessment for Hydroelectric Power Development at O'Shaughnessy Dam and Griggs Dam Near Columbus, Ohio.  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

The study considered the feasibility of developing hydroelectric plants at two water supply dams, O'Shaughnessy and Griggs, both located on the Scioto River. O'Shaughnessy Dam, about 16 miles north of Columbus, Ohio, is approximately 65 feet high, impound...

1979-01-01

139

ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGY VERIFICATION, TEST REPORT OF CONTROL OF BIOAEROSOLS IN HVAC SYSTEMS, COLUMBUS INDUSTRIES SL-3 RING PANEL  

EPA Science Inventory

The Environmental Technology Verification report discusses the technology and performance of the High Efficiency Mini Pleat air filter for dust and bioaerosol filtration manufactured by Columbus Industries. The pressure drop across the filter was 142 Pa clean and 283 Pa dust load...

140

Income per day  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

The number of people living on less than one dollar per day has decreased in some places in the world while it has stayed steady in other areas. This could be because the population has been rising in those areas and the economy cannot cope in those certain places.

N/A N/A (None;)

2006-09-13

141

Establishment and implementation of common product assurance and safety requirements for the contractors of the Columbus programme  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

When establishing the Columbus Product Assurance (PA)/safety requirements, the international environment of the Space Station Freedom program has to be taken into account. Considerations given to multiple ways of requirement definition and stages within the European Space Agency (ESA) Procedures, Specifications, and Standards (PSS-01) series of documents and the NASA Space Station requirements are discussed. A series of adaptations introduced by way of tailoring the basic ESA and NASA requirement sets to the Columbus program's needs are described. For the implementation of these tailored requirements, a scheme is developed, which recognizes the PA/safety approach within the European industries by way of various company handbooks and manuals. The changes introduced in the PSS-01 series and the applicable NASA Space Station requirements in recent years, has coincided with the establishment of Columbus PA/safety requirements. To achieve the necessary level of cooperation between ESA and the Columbus industries, a PA Working Group (PAWG) is established. The PAWG supervises the establishement of the Common PA/Safety Plan and the Standards to be used. Due to the high number of European industries participating in the Columbus program, a positive influence on the evolution of the industrial approaches in PA/safety can be expected. Cooperation in the PAWG has brought issues to light which are related to the ESA PSS-01 series and its requirements. Due to the rapid changes of recent years, basic company documentation has not followed the development, specifically as various recent ESA projects use different project specifc issues of the evolving PSS-01 documents.

Wessels, H.; Stephan, H. J.

1991-08-01

142

Seven Days  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

A SCEC-VDO movie showing two approx. magnitude 5 earthquakes that occurred within seven days in Southern California. The second earthquake is on or near the San Andreas fault and led to concern of a much larger earthquake (that did not happen). The Southern California Earthquake Center's Virtual Display of Objects (SCEC-VDO) is 3D visualization software that allows users to display, study and make movies of earthquakes as they occur globally. SCEC-VDO was developed by interns of SCEC Undergraduate Studies in Earthquake Information Technology (UseIT), under the supervision of Sue Perry and Tom Jordan.

Southern California Earthquake Center (SCEC)

143

Identification of groundwater parameters at Columbus, Mississippi, using a 3D inverse flow and transport model  

USGS Publications Warehouse

An extensive amount of data including hydraulic heads, hydraulic conductivities and concentrations of several solutes from controlled injections have been collected during the MADE 1 and MADE 2 experiments at a heterogeneous site near Columbus, Mississippi. In this paper the use of three-dimensional inverse groundwater models including simultaneous estimation of flow and transport parameters is proposed to help identify the dominant characteristics at the site. Simulations show that using a hydraulic conductivity distribution obtained from 2187 borehole flowmeter tests directly in the model produces poor matches to the measured hydraulic heads and tritium concentrations. Alternatively, time averaged hydraulic head maps are used to define zones of constant hydraulic conductivity to be estimated. Preliminary simulations suggest that in the case of conservative transport many, but not all, of the major plume characteristics can be explained by large-scale heterogeneity in recharge and hydraulic conductivity.

Barlebo, H. C.; Rosbjerg, D.; Hill, M. C.

1996-01-01

144

Valentine's Day  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

[figure removed for brevity, see original site] Context image for PIA02174 Valentine's Day

This isolated mesa [lower left center of the image] has an almost heart-shaped margin. Happy Valentine's Day from Mars.

Image information: VIS instrument. Latitude 29.4N, Longitude 79.1E. 18 meter/pixel resolution.

Note: this THEMIS visual image has not been radiometrically nor geometrically calibrated for this preliminary release. An empirical correction has been performed to remove instrumental effects. A linear shift has been applied in the cross-track and down-track direction to approximate spacecraft and planetary motion. Fully calibrated and geometrically projected images will be released through the Planetary Data System in accordance with Project policies at a later time.

NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory manages the 2001 Mars Odyssey mission for NASA's Office of Space Science, Washington, D.C. The Thermal Emission Imaging System (THEMIS) was developed by Arizona State University, Tempe, in collaboration with Raytheon Santa Barbara Remote Sensing. The THEMIS investigation is led by Dr. Philip Christensen at Arizona State University. Lockheed Martin Astronautics, Denver, is the prime contractor for the Odyssey project, and developed and built the orbiter. Mission operations are conducted jointly from Lockheed Martin and from JPL, a division of the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena.

2006-01-01

145

Seismic and oceanographic evidence of present-day bottom-water dynamics in the Lousy Bank—Hatton Bank area, NE Atlantic  

Microsoft Academic Search

High-resolution multi-channel seismic records from the eastern margin of the Iceland Basin, Northeast Atlantic, are used to infer regional patterns of bottom water dynamics from seafloor morphology and distribution of the most recent geological units deposited along the margin. This information is combined with results from oceanographic and hydrodynamic measurements made in the area. The study area is located between

L. Due; H. M. van Aken; L. O. Boldreel; A. Kuijpers

2006-01-01

146

Hydrology day  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Registration for the Hydrology Day sponsored by the Front Range Branch of AGU on April 23 at Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colorado, totaled 121 participants, of whom 61 were students.Thirty-one individuals joined the Front Range Branch. Three students from Colorado State University won the awards for best paper in their category: Thomas W. Anzia (Sr.), ‘A Comprehensive Table of Standard Deviates for Confidence Limits on Extreme Events’ Victor Nazareth (M.S.), ‘Aquifer Properties from Single-Hole Aquifer Tests’ and Roy W. Koch (Ph.D.), ‘A Physically Based Derivation of the Distribution of Excess Precipitation.’ Judges for the awards were Dr. Bittinger, Resource Consultants, Fort Collins; George Leavesley and Daniel Bauer, USGS, Water Resources Division, Denver; Scott Tucker, Executive Director, Denver Urban Drainage and Flood Control District; Charles Brendecke, Department of Civil Engineering, Univ. of Colorado, Boulder.

Morel-Seytoux, H. J.

147

Isabella Bay, Baffin Island: An Important Historical and Present-day Concentration Area for the Endangered Bowhead Whale (Balaena mysticetus) of the Eastern Canadian Arctic  

Microsoft Academic Search

A late summer concentration of bowheads (Balaena mysticetus) at Isabella Bay, Baffin Island, was studied during 1983-88. The general results of the field study are presented and integrated with historical research and artifactual evidence of British whaling. Bowheads were observed from shore on virtually every day of adequate visibility in late summer, early fall of 1984-88, but in 1983 only

K. J. FINLEY

148

An Analysis of ASAP (Alcohol Safety Action Project) Activity in Columbus, Georgia from January 1972-December 1974. Section II, Volume 3.  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

The report examines the degree to which the five objectives of deploying ASAP police patrols set forth in Columbus ASAP's Detailed Operational Plan have been accomplished, and also considers the catalytic impact of the Enforcement Countermeasure Activity ...

C. W. Peeks J. M. Hudson E. V. Milton R. Seller

1979-01-01

149

The Columbus Knee System: 4-Year Results of a New Deep Flexion Design Compared to the NexGen Full Flex Implant  

PubMed Central

The Columbus knee system is designed as a standard knee implant to allow high flexion without additional bone resection. Between August, 2004 and March, 2010 we performed 109 total knee arthroplasties of the Columbus knee system in 101 consecutive patients suffering from primary arthrosis of the knee. Mean age was 72.4 years in women and 70.3 years in men. Mean followup was 47.3 months. The 4-year results of a group of patients who received the NexGen Full Flex implant operated by the same surgeon were used for comparison. Mean total knee score was Columbus: 175.6 and NexGen Flex: 183.4; P = 0.037. Mean operation time was 53?min for Columbus and 66?min for NexGen Flex; P < 0.001. With new streamlined instruments operative time became 60?min for the Columbus; P > 0.05. Radiological assessment showed no signs of loosening for both groups. Therefore, the Columbus knee system can be recommended for flexion angles up to 140°.

Goebel, D.; Schultz, W.

2012-01-01

150

An overview of Dutch participation in the Spacelab D1 mission and the Columbus Space Station Project  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

Articles and a few short descriptions of recent developments in the field of space travel are discussed. Information on research and technology in space to facilitate contact between these two fields is provided. A description is given of the successful Spacelab D-1 flight and the standard instrument package. The Netherlands experiments in the D-1 mission, the next Spacelab flights, and the Columbus program are discussed.

1986-01-01

151

The role of neotectonics in the present day dynamics of the sea coastal zone in the western arctic continental platform areas  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Cartographic neotectonic models have been created for the key areas of the coastal sea zone (CSZ) in the Western Arctic. These areas were identified within platforms of different ages. The neotectonics predetermines the most durable component of the CSZ, i.e., a wireframe with a fault block structure, and is one of the principal factors governing its development. In particular, it manifests itself in the difference between the exodynamics of parts of the CSZ, with their morpholithodynamic boundaries being similar to the structural aspect, their lithology being close, and the exposition to sea waves being the same. In predicting the development of the CSZ in the 21st century, one can say that there is a reason for some concern, but not for panic. The results of the investigations performed will assist in developing a more effective concept of shoreline protection and solving other applied and scientific problems associated with the junction zone between land and sea.

Dunaev, N. N.; Repkina, T. Yu.; Avenarius, I. G.; Leont'ev, I. O.

2011-03-01

152

Seismic and oceanographic evidence of present-day bottom-water dynamics in the Lousy Bank—Hatton Bank area, NE Atlantic  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

High-resolution multi-channel seismic records from the eastern margin of the Iceland Basin, Northeast Atlantic, are used to infer regional patterns of bottom water dynamics from seafloor morphology and distribution of the most recent geological units deposited along the margin. This information is combined with results from oceanographic and hydrodynamic measurements made in the area. The study area is located between Lousy Bank and Hatton Bank, where deep-water currents are forced around structural highs, leaving a complex pattern of topographically controlled sediment transport pathways. At the top and upper flank of Lousy Bank, George Bligh Bank and Hatton Bank topographic forcing leads to considerable acceleration of the northward flowing North Atlantic Current. At greater water depth, seismic facies indicative of bottom current action are found to be widespread. In addition, seafloor morphology displays moat features extending over large distances. The occurrence of these moats is confined to specific water depths in the range from 700-1400 m and from 1800 to 2200 m depth range. These depth ranges correspond to the basal depth stratum of the North Atlantic Current and the depth range of the Deep Northern Boundary Current, respectively. Geological evidence suggests maximum near-bottom current speed of about 0.5 m/s for these moat areas. Using oceanographic data we suggest that formation of the moats is not likely to be associated with the presence of a persistent high-speed contour current core, but probably originates from the occurrence of solibores and thus may be related to the internal wave field of the Iceland Basin possible linked to atmospheric pressure variation.

Due, L.; van Aken, H. M.; Boldreel, L. O.; Kuijpers, A.

2006-11-01

153

Assessment of crew operations during internal servicing of the Columbus Free-Flyer by Hermes  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

The Hermes system has been adopted as a European programme at the Hague ministerial level meeting. The primary mission of the Hermes spaceplane will be the servicing of the Columbus Free-Flyer (CFF) in order to bring new experiments in orbit, recover the results of old ones, and refurbish/maintain the various subsystems. This mission will be based on the extensive use of the 3 crewmembers on-board Hermes in order to perform either the Intra-Vehicular (IVA) and/or the Extra-Vehicular (EVA) activities. This paper focuses on the internal operations and the dimensions of the various payload of the basic reference cargo set are presented. The main constraints associated with their manipulation are also assessed independently of the configuration. During the spaceplane definition process, various configurations were developed. The operations were simulated using the CAD CATIA software with representative anthropometric models of the potential Hermes users population. These simulations helped to assess the various configurations and to refine the general concept of the spaceplane. The geometrical feasibility is demonstrated through those simulations. However full-scale tests are required to confirm data and assess the duration of the operations.

Winisdoerffer, F.; Lamothe, A.; Bourdeau'hui, J. C.

154

Consistent load assumptions and structural design criteria for NSTS/Ariane 5/Hermes transported Columbus elements  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

A major engineering task to be initiated very early in the beginning of each spacecraft development program, is the definition of environmental conditions, load assumptions, and criteria, applicable for structural design. In performing this task, COLUMBUS System Engineering was faced with a two-fold problem: - incomplete or changing COL-Elements configuration; and simultaneously - parallel development of new European launch/service vehicles (ARIANE 5/HERMES). Load assumptions, structural design criteria, and test conditions for COL-Structures and -Equipment are presented, which - are compatible with requirements and design philosophies of the different Launcher Authorities; - are (concerning Equipment and Racks) independent of the transport vehicles; - take into account the immature development status of transport vehicles and structures; and - on the other hand - - avoid unnecessary overconservatisms with respect to the stringent mass constraints. The special case of structural response to acoustic noise and shock excitation is addressed. Presented test philosophies reflect efforts on minimum damage accumulation on hardware, dedicated for launch and long duration orbital operation.

Walz, Klaus; Maager, Hans; Winkelhoff, Ernst

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The DOSIS -Experiment onboard the Columbus Laboratory of the International Space Station -First Mission Results from the Active DOSTEL Instruments  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Besides the effects of the microgravity environment, and the psychological and psychosocial problems encountered in confined spaces, radiation is the main health detriment for long dura-tion human space missions. The radiation environment encountered in space differs in nature from that on earth, consisting mostly of high energetic ions from protons up to iron, resulting in radiation levels far exceeding the ones encountered on earth for occupational radiation workers. Accurate knowledge of the physical characteristics of the space radiation field in dependence on the solar activity, the orbital parameters and the different shielding configurations of the International Space Station ISS is therefore needed. For the investigation of the spatial and temporal distribution of the radiation field inside the European COLUMBUS module the DLR experiment DOSIS (Dose Distribution Inside the ISS) was launched on July 15th 2009 with STS-127 to the ISS. The experimental package was transferred from the Space Shuttle into COLUMBUS on July 18th. It consists in a first part of a combination of passive detector packages (PDP) distributed at 11 locations inside the European Columbus Laboratory. The second part are two active radiation detectors (DOSTELs) with a DDPU (DOSIS Data and Power Unit) in a nomex pouch (DOSIS MAIN BOX) mounted at a fixed location beneath the European Physiology Module (EPM) inside COLUMBUS. After the successful installation the active part has been activated on the 18th July 2009. Each of the DOSTEL units consists of two 6.93 cm PIPS silicon detectors forming a telescope with an opening angle of 120. The two DOSTELs are mounted with their telescope axis perpendicular to each other to investigate anisotropies of the radiation field inside the COLUMBUS module especially during the passes through the South Atlantic Anomaly (SAA) and during Solar Particle Events (SPEs). The data from the DOSTEL units are transferred to ground via the EPM rack which is activated approximately every four weeks for this action. The first data downlink was performed on July 31st 2009. First Results for the DOSTEL measurements such as count rate profiles, dose rates and LET spectra will be presented in comparison to the data obtained by other experiments.

Burmeister, Soenke; Berger, Thomas; Beaujean, Rudolf; Boehme, Matthias; Haumann, Lutz; Kortmann, Onno; Labrenz, Johannes; Reitz, Guenther

156

Education and Public Outreach Programs at Columbus State University's Mead Observatory  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Columbus State University (CSU) has made a substantial commitment to community education in astronomy and space science. Through the programs of the Mead Observatory at CSU's Coca-Cola Space Science Center, students, staff and faculty have been providing public outreach programs in astronomy for more than seven years. Recently, a generous grant from a private foundation has facilitated an astounding growth in the observatory's astronomy outreach activities. The grant made possible the purchase of a van, a portable planetarium, and additional telescope and computer equipment. It also funded a two-year scholarship that has supported a pair of CSU's science education majors who have staffed the program and made it a success. NASA, through the Georgia Space Grant Consortium, has provided additional funding for scholarships for 2003-2004. Prior to receiving these funds, the observatory program consisted of monthly open houses, occasional public observing nights at remote locations and approximately 6 to 8 school visits per year. Annually, these programs served approximately 3500 people. Since beginning the new phase of this program in October of 2001, the number of people served has soared to more than 23,000 in only 24 months. Over 60 schools have been visited, increasing our previous annual rate by nearly five times. Additional groups served include boys and girls scouting groups, state parks and other community organizations. School presentations have been designed to assist K-12 teachers in meeting science education standards. More than 200 teachers were asked to assess the program, and their responses were quite positive. More information about the program is available at our website (http://www.ccssc.org).

Cruzen, S.; Rutland, C.; Carr, D.; Seckinger, M.

2003-12-01

157

Solar heating, cooling and domestic hot water system installed at Columbia Gas System Service Corp. , Columbus, Ohio. Final report  

SciTech Connect

The Solar Energy System located at the Columbia Gas Corporation, Columbus, Ohio, has 2978 ft/sup 2/ of Honeywell single axis tracking, concentrating collectors and provides solar energy for space heating, space cooling and domestic hot water. A 1,200,000 Btu/h Bryan water-tube gas boiler provides hot water for space heating. Space cooling is provided by a 100 ton Arkla hot water fired absorption chiller. Domestic hot water heating is provided by a 50 gallon natural gas domestic storage water heater. Extracts are included from the site files, specification references, drawings, installation, operation and maintenance instructions.

Not Available

1980-11-01

158

RH-TRU Waste Shipments from Battelle Columbus Laboratories to the Hanford Nuclear Facility for Interim Storage  

SciTech Connect

Battelle Columbus Laboratories (BCL), located in Columbus, Ohio, must complete decontamination and decommissioning (D&D) activities for nuclear research buildings and grounds by 2006, as directed by Congress. Most of the resulting waste (approximately 27 cubic meters [m3]) is remote-handled (RH) transuranic (TRU) waste destined for disposal at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP). The BCL, under a contract to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Ohio Field Office, has initiated a plan to ship the TRU waste to the DOE Hanford Nuclear Facility (Hanford) for interim storage pending the authorization of WIPP for the permanent disposal of RH-TRU waste. The first of the BCL RH-TRU waste shipments was successfully completed on December 18, 2002. This BCL shipment of one fully loaded 10-160B Cask was the first shipment of RH-TRU waste in several years. Its successful completion required a complex effort entailing coordination between different contractors and federal agencies to establish necessary supporting agreements. This paper discusses the agreements and funding mechanisms used in support of the BCL shipments of TRU waste to Hanford for interim storage. In addition, this paper presents a summary of the efforts completed to demonstrate the effectiveness of the 10-160B Cask system. Lessons learned during this process are discussed and may be applicable to other TRU waste site shipment plans.

Eide, J.; Baillieul, T. A.; Biedscheid, J.; Forrester, T,; McMillan, B.; Shrader, T.; Richterich, L.

2003-02-26

159

When Every Day Is Professional Development Day  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

In the Monroe Township (New Jersey) Public Schools, teachers' learning occurs daily, not just on one day in October and February. Central office and school-level administrators foster job-embedded teacher growth. Every day is a professional development day in the district, but that has not always been so. How did the district become a system with…

Tienken, Christopher H.; Stonaker, Lew

2007-01-01

160

500 Years after the Quest (A Directory of Organizations, Resources, and Activities Pertaining to the Quincentenary of the Historical Voyage of Christopher Columbus).  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This year, 1992, marks the 500th anniversary of Christopher Columbus's first voyage to the Americas. Much discussion, debate, and celebration of the historical significance of the quincentenary will occur. This directory of events, contacts, and activities pertaining to the quincentenary seeks to foster these various endeavors. Among the subjects…

Lambert, Jeanette

161

Deep Sea Penaeoid and Sergestoid Shrimps Collected by the R/V 'Columbus Iselin' from the Bahamas Region and Straits of Florida 1972-1976.  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

The Rosenstiel School of the Marine and Atmospheric Science of the University of Miami conducted nine cruises from 1972 to 1976 on the R/V Columbus Iselin to collect deep-sea fishes from the Bahamas Region, primarily those of the Tongue of the Ocean. In a...

B. Kensley I. P. Farfante M. Bello

2010-01-01

162

Industrywide studies report: a walk through survey of Ross Laboratories (Division of Abbott Laboratories), Columbus, Ohio. [Ethylene oxide  

SciTech Connect

A walk-through survey was conducted at Ross Laboratories, a Division of Abbott Laboratories, Columbus, Ohio in August, 1985. The purpose of the survey was to determine the feasibility of including the facility in a NIOSH industry wide mortality/industrial hygiene survey of ethylene oxide. The facility produced infant formula and infant related products, including nipples. The company had a full time nurse on the first and second shifts. A physician was available on a contract basis. New employees were given preemployment physicals. Employees received annual physicals until 1982 after which they became optional. The physicals did not include any components relating to ethylene-oxide exposure. The authors conclude that the personnel records are not adequate to identify a cohort of exposed individuals at the facility. The facility will not be included in the NIOSH study.

Greife, A.; Steenland, K.

1985-10-02

163

Is the target of 1 day length of stay per 1% total body surface area burned actually being achieved? A review of paediatric thermal injuries in South East Scotland  

PubMed Central

Objectives: Length of stay is a standard variable used to evaluate outcomes in burn care. Is the target of 1 day length of stay per 1% total body surface area burned actually being achieved? Methods: A retrospective analysis of 328 paediatric thermal injuries admitted to the South East Scotland Regional Burn Unit between January 2003 and March 2007 to assess whether the target is met and if not, which factors are contributing to a prolonged hospitalisation. Results: 57% achieved the target and 43% failed the target. Factors associated with a lengthened hospital stay were burn depth, burn location, presence of infection/sepsis and the need for theatre visits for either dressing change or surgical intervention. Conclusions: Many factors can contribute to patients’ length of hospital stay. It is valuable to identify areas of practice which can be altered to minimise the impact of these factors. For example, consider the use of laser Doppler imaging to help assess burn depth more accurately; this leading to potentially more accurate requirements for surgery or not, early excision of deep burns, improved infection control and use of dressings may all contribute to reduce the length of inpatient stay with a view to improving patient outcome.

Louise, Caton Nadine; David, McGill; John, Stewart Kenneth

2014-01-01

164

Schoolwide Literacy Days.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Describes 10 "literacy day" activities that one California elementary school has used successfully schoolwide, typically one such day per month, to make reading fun and purposeful, while developing a sense of community. Includes: spread-a-quilt day; teacher exchange day; turn off the TV; Dr. Seuss day; community readers; schoolwide poets; original…

Polder, Darlene D.

2000-01-01

165

Alabama Special Days  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Today, we are going to look at special days in Alabama history. Today we are going to look at four special Alabama Days: 1) Boll Weevil Festival 2) Helen Keller Day 3) Mardi Gras 4) Shrimp Festival I am giving you videos to watch about each special day. I am ...

Lucky, Ms.

2012-04-04

166

Field-Scale Hydraulic Conductivity (K) and Mass Transfer at the MADE Site in Columbus, Mississippi: A Review and Continuing Studies  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

During the late eighties and early nineties, several natural gradient tracer tests were conducted in a shallow unconfined fluvial aquifer at Columbus Air Force Base in Mississippi. The aquifer matrix was highly heterogeneous (natural log(K) variance of about 4.5) and consisted of poorly-sorted to well-sorted layered sandy gravel to gravely sand, with variable silt and clay content (Boggs et al., 1993). Prior to performing the tracer tests, the aquifer was characterized extensively using a borehole flow-meter. The resulting tracer plumes were highly elongated with dilute leading edges in the down-gradient direction, and transport appeared to be advection-dominated. Although there is still some controversy, reasonably successful simulations of the MADE tracer data have settled on an approximate dual porosity conceptualization of the aquifer matrix. Throughout the aquifer, high K zones (mobile porosity) are visualized as being in contact with low K zones (immobile porosity), with mass transfer between the zones governed by an effective mass transfer coefficient B. Such a transfer coefficient is analogous to the matrix diffusion coefficient Dm used to simulate transport in fractured rock with diffusion into the rock matrix (Foster, 1975). Recently, experiments and geometrically-based reasoning have been presented, implying that the effective Dm, like dispersivity, increases with travel distance (Liu et al., 2004; Zhou et al., 2005). Conversely, other studies based on multiple rate mass transfer between mobile and immobile porosities in granular media (Haggerty et al., 2004) have indicated that B will decrease with travel distance. Thus in geometrically complex granular media, like those at the MADE site, two opposing effects may be present. To further study this question, new 3-D simulations of tritium transport are being performed using flow-meter K data and the measured tritium concentrations at selected times. Results to date indicate that B generally decreases with scale, but changes will depend on the details of how the flow and mass transfer process at the MADE site is conceptualized. For example, did the tritium tracer injected initially all enter the mobile porosity, as commonly assumed, or was a significant portion of it forced into the immobile porosity? Was fluid in the immobile porosity essentially non-moving relative to mobile fluid, or did both fluid classes move significantly down-gradient. Alternatively, was tracer simply injected into an overall low K region, from which it slowly leaked out during the course of the 328 day experiment? Simulation results from different scenarios will be presented and implications discussed concerning the detailed scale-dependence of B at the MADE Site.

Molz, F. J.; Guan, J.; Liu, H.; Zheng, C.

2005-12-01

167

Awakening days at Dead River  

Microsoft Academic Search

Awakening Days at Dead River traces the history of a remote public park in north Hillsborough County that was once a privately-owned riverside enclave with modest cabins, and home to a popular fish camp on the Hillsborough River. The timeframe focuses on the mid-twentieth century to present, with a contextual background of earlier history in the immediate area. The story

Edward Curry Woodward

2006-01-01

168

Every Day Is National Lab Day  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

President Barack Obama recently issued a call for increased hands-on learning in U.S. schools in an address at the National Academy of Sciences. Obama concluded that the future of the United States depends on one's ability to encourage young people to "create, and build, and invent." In this article, the author discusses National Lab Day (NLD)…

Bull, Glen

2010-01-01

169

Antibacterial therapeutics for the treatment of chytrid infection in amphibians: Columbus's egg?  

PubMed Central

Background The establishment of safe and effective protocols to treat chytridiomycosis in amphibians is urgently required. In this study, the usefulness of antibacterial agents to clear chytridiomycosis from infected amphibians was evaluated. Results Florfenicol, sulfamethoxazole, sulfadiazine and the combination of trimethoprim and sulfonamides were active in vitro against cultures of five Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis strains containing sporangia and zoospores, with minimum inhibitory concentrations (MIC) of 0.5-1.0??g/ml for florfenicol and 8.0??g/ml for the sulfonamides. Trimethoprim was not capable of inhibiting growth but, combined with sulfonamides, reduced the time to visible growth inhibition by the sulfonamides. Growth inhibition of B. dendrobatidis was not observed after exposure to clindamycin, doxycycline, enrofloxacin, paromomycin, polymyxin E and tylosin. Cultures of sporangia and zoospores of B. dendrobatidis strains JEL423 and IA042 were killed completely after 14?days of exposure to 100??g/ml florfenicol or 16??g/ml trimethoprim combined with 80??g/ml sulfadiazine. These concentrations were, however, not capable of efficiently killing zoospores within 4?days after exposure as assessed using flow cytometry. Florfenicol concentrations remained stable in a bathing solution during a ten day period. Exposure of Discoglossus scovazzi tadpoles for ten days to 100??g/ml but not to 10??g florfenicol /ml water resulted in toxicity. In an in vivo trial, post metamorphic Alytes muletensis, experimentally inoculated with B. dendrobatidis, were treated topically with a solution containing 10??g/ml of florfenicol during 14?days. Although a significant reduction of the B. dendrobatidis load was obtained, none of the treated animals cleared the infection. Conclusions We thus conclude that, despite marked anti B. dendrobatidis activity in vitro, the florfenicol treatment used is not capable of eliminating B. dendrobatidis infections from amphibians.

2012-01-01

170

Bioinformatics Challenge Days.  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

The Bioinformatics Challenge Days were two one-day events sponsored by the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) and carried out by MIT Lincoln Laboratory in cooperation with Edgewood Chemical Biological Center (ECBC). These events explored the utility o...

A. Shcherbina D. O. Ricke P. A. Carr

2013-01-01

171

Mother's Day Card  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This activity page which supports the Cyberchase video, "Saving Mother's Day" uses lines of symmetry to create a Madre Bonita flower, the symbol of Mother's Day. This activity can be printed for student use.

2003-01-01

172

Object of the Day  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

The Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt Design Museum is closed for renovation until 2014. Until then, visit this website to "Discover a different object from the Museum's collection every day of the week!" Items range from a 1938 catalog of linoleum and cork flooring, The Armstrong Pattern Book, to scratch and sniff wallpaper designed by Michael Angelo and produced by Flavor Paper in 2007. Information about each object is presented blog-post style, with a short essay, images, and tags that link to related information. For example, the entry for Saturday June 22, 2013, titled Two Rooks, is about a a ceramic tile made at Rookwood Pottery in Cincinnati, Ohio between 1903 and 1913. There a short essay about the tile by Cynthia E. Smith, one of the curators, and clicking the author's name retrieves all of her posts. Other tags include the subject area Arts and Crafts, the style of the piece, and Cincinnati, where it was made. There's also a link to click through to the full collection record for the tile, with the object's location, acquisition information, and color palette.

173

Day hospital care  

Microsoft Academic Search

Over the past 50 years, day hospitals have emerged and developed in Western psychiatric services in the process of deinstitutionalization. There is now great diversity in the aims and uses of services that fit under the umbrella term of ‘day hospital care’. The research literature has identified four models of day hospitals, varying from acute or crisis services as an

Jane Briscoe; Stefan Priebe

2007-01-01

174

Gradual conditioning of non-Gaussian transmissivity fields to flow and mass transport data: 3. Application to the Macrodispersion Experiment (MADE-2) site, on Columbus Air Force Base in Mississippi (USA)  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

SummaryA large-scale natural-gradient tracer experiment conducted in a highly heterogeneous aquifer at the Macrodispersion Experiment (MADE-2) site on Columbus Air Force Base in Mississippi (USA) is simulated using the gradual conditioning (GC) method. This methodology allows the stochastic inversion of hydraulic conductivity data ( K), and transient piezometric ( h) and solute concentration ( c) measurements in a non-Gaussian framework, including soft and secondary data. Results show (i) that the GC method allows the reproduction of the heavy tailing of the tracer plume as observed in the field by using a dual-domain mass transfer approach together with conditioning to K, h and c data, in a non-Gaussian framework, (ii) a good agreement between data and simulated mass distribution at time 328 days, including the non-Gaussian plume behaviour, (iii) the necessity of using a dual-domain mass transfer approach - or other transport equation different to the advection-dispersion equation (ADE) - when treating with upscaled models regardless of what random function is used to generate the K distribution, (iv) the reduction of uncertainty results when conditioning to all available information and not only to K data, and (v) the importance of preferential flow paths on the anomalous tracer plume spreading at the MADE site. Besides, the viability of the GC method in a highly heterogeneous 3D aquifer is proven, and also its contribution to the state-of-the-art in stochastic inverse modelling.

Llopis-Albert, Carlos; Capilla, José E.

2009-06-01

175

Results of the preliminary radiological survey at B and T Metals, 425 West Town Street, Columbus, Ohio (CO001)  

SciTech Connect

As part of the Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program (FUSRAP), the US Department of Energy (DOE) is implementing a radiological survey program to determine the radiological conditions at sites that were formerly used by the department's predecessor agencies. The preliminary radiological survey discussed in this report for the B T Metals site in Columbus, Ohio, is part of the FUSRAP effort and was conducted at the request of DOE by members of the Measurement Applications and Development Group of Oak Ridge National Laboratory in 1988 and 1989. In the 1940s the B T Metals site was used to provide extrusion of uranium billets into rods in support of the Manhattan Engineer District (MED) operations. The preliminary radiological survey included a surface gamma scan, collection of dust, debris, and soil samples, measurement of direct and transferable alpha and beta-gamma activity, and air sampling. Results of this radiological assessment indicate that the property contains residual radioactivity from MED activities in concentrations that exceed remedial action guidelines. 8 refs., 8 figs., 6 tabs.

Cottrell, W.D.; Quillen, J.L.; Crutcher, J.W.

1990-10-01

176

Four-Day Week Schedule. Research Brief  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

What does research say about the four-day week as an alternative school schedule? More than 100 districts in at least 12 states currently use a four-day week alternative schedule. Most are located in rural areas, serve less than 1000 students, and made the move to a shorter school week with longer instructional days for financial reasons. Although…

Marx, Gary E.

2007-01-01

177

POPULATION DISTRIBUTION DURING THE DAY  

SciTech Connect

Population distribution during the day can be defined as distribution of population in an area during the daytime hours. However, a precise definition of daytime hours is challenging given the geographic variability in the length of a day or daylight hours. The US Census Bureau used "normal business hours" as the span of time to describe daytime population. Given that Censuses typically estimates residential population, it represents a nighttime population distribution. In that respect, daytime population in an area may be broadly defined as distribution of population at times other than when they are expected to be at their residences at night which extends the duration from business hours to include the evening hours as well.

Bhaduri, Budhendra L [ORNL

2008-01-01

178

Day hospital care  

Microsoft Academic Search

Within the context of the deinstitutionalization of psychiatric services across Europe in the last 40 years, day hospitals have emerged as a more flexible treatment model. There is great diversity in the uses and aims of day hospitals, with some functioning as an alternative to acute in-patient care, and others for the rehabilitation and support of patients with chronic needs,

Jane Briscoe; Stefan Priebe

2004-01-01

179

Basava Day Clinic  

Microsoft Academic Search

Psychiatric day hospitalization is an evolving and innovative alternative to inpatient psychiatric hospitalization. While the deinstitutionalization of some psychiatric patients is therapeutically and financially advantageous, treatment or rehabilitation programs have not effectively kept pace. Many acute and chronic patients do not require in-hospital supervision, but they do require intensive interdisciplinary care. The Basava Day Clinic in Richmind, Virginia, was developed

Rebecca L. Gusich; A. Lynne Silverman

1991-01-01

180

[Infants in Day Care].  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This newsletter theme issue looks at infant day care models including those emphasizing early intervention with special needs infants. The lead article, "Infants in Day Care: Reflections on Experiences, Expectations and Relationships," by Jeree H. Pawl, stresses the importance of understanding infants' and toddlers' capacities and needs in…

Pawl, Jeree, Ed.; And Others

1990-01-01

181

School Building Day, 2001.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This document presents information and development materials about "School Building Day" (an event spotlighting the school facility and developing support and pride in the community's schools) to help local school districts conduct their own "School Building Day" to be held on April 20th of 2001. Included are lists of suggested activities and…

Council of Educational Facility Planners, International, Scottsdale, AZ.

182

RED-LETTER DAYS  

EPA Science Inventory

The word "red-letter" is an adjective meaning "of special significance." It's origin is from the practice of marking Christian holy days in red letters on calendars. The "red-letter days" to which I refer occurred while I was a graduate student of ...

183

A Geoelectrically-Monitored Tracer Test At The Macrodispersion Experiment (MADE) Site In Columbus, Mississippi  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

The Macrodispersion Experiment (MADE) Site in northeastern Mississippi consists of a shallow unconfined aquifer of poorly to well-sorted sand intermixed with silts and gravel. Fluvial deposits extend 12m below the surface and terminate at the low hydraulic conductivity, clay-rich Eutaw Formation. The MADE site has been the subject of numerous tracer tests due to its highly heterogeneous aquifer. Despite these tests, there is still disagreement over the dominant mechanism of transport; proposed solutions include modeling large scale hydraulic conductivity variations, allowing for poorly and well-connected flowpaths and dividing the subsurface into mobile and immobile domains. In October 2009, a doublet tracer test was performed by injecting a solution of NaCl into one well and extracting groundwater at an equal rate 6.2m down gradient. The tracer was monitored from 1 to 12m using 34 sampling points in 7 multi-level samplers for over 100 days. For 4 days after injection, over 129,000 in-well and cross-borehole electrical resistivity measurements were collected between 4 wells containing 16 electrodes each. Initial inversions of electrical resistivity data indicate two distinct regions of lower resistivity zones near the surface and the Eutaw clay with a higher resistivity zone near the middle of the aquifer. Geophysical tomograms, when compared with both gamma borehole measurements and high-resolution hydraulic conductivity measurements, suggest at this site electrical resistivity measurements are highly correlated to hydraulic conductivity and silt content. Breakthrough histories show a heterogeneous pattern of tracer arrival times and long tails in concentration at most depths. For example, measurements from a multilevel sampler 5m down gradient of the injection well indicate breakthroughs at 15 and 26 hours at a depth of 7 and 4m, respectively, but little variation in fluid conductivity was observed at 1 and 6m throughout the duration of the experiment. Both in-well and cross-borehole apparent resistivity measurements show a rapid decrease and slow recovery in apparent resistivity data with the strongest effect near the injection well due to the ionic tracer. The synthesis of electrical resistivity data, geophysical tomograms and multilevel samples will be used to determine if transport can be modeled by partitioning the aquifer into immobile and mobile domains.

Swanson, R. D.; Singha, K.; Pidlisecky, A.; Hyndman, D. W.; Butler, J. J.; Bohling, G.

2010-12-01

184

GIS Day 2005  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

"GIS Day [November 16, 2005] is a grassroots event that formalizes the practice of geographic information systems (GIS) users and vendors of opening their doors to schools, businesses, and the general public to showcase real-world applications of this important technology." Visitors can find event information, a schedule of events, the latest news, and a registration form. Educators can find tips on how to host a successful GIS Day Event. Users can obtain links to discussion forums and GIS software. The website also offers links to GIS Day websites from around the world.

185

Career Day 2012  

NASA Video Gallery

More than 200 high school juniors and seniors with interests in science, technology, engineering and math met one-on-one with professionals at NASA's Langley Research Center during Career Day 2012,...

186

Day care health risks  

MedlinePLUS

... hepatitis A virus. It is spread by poor hand washing after going to the bathroom or changing a ... and then preparing food. In addition to good hand washing, day care staff and children should get the ...

187

Mother's Day Math  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This Mother's Day themed set of word problems provides students with practice problem solving using ratios, algebraic thinking, operations with whole numbers, decimals, and percents, and more. The resource includes an answer key.

Malen, Mary L.; Holtz, Gwenn

2000-01-01

188

Recruiting with DE Day  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

One recruiting activity that has proved successful for the past nine years at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University is DE (Distributive Education) Day. The article describes the techniques used to plan and conduct this event. (MW)

Smith, W. O. Dan

1974-01-01

189

Stennis Day Camper  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

Sara Beth Casey, 5, proudly displays her artwork, 'Planets.' Sara Beth created the art as a student of Stennis Day Camp, a free camp for Stennis Space Center employees' children whose schools have not resumed since Hurricane Katrina hit the region on Aug. 29. The camp has registered nearly 200 children and averages 100 children each day. The camp will continue until all schools are back in session.

2005-01-01

190

Make a Splash Day  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Project WET's Make a Splash Water Education Days provide plentiful learning opportunities for elementary students and preservice teachers. At these annual, all-day events held in nearly every state across the country each September, students participate in interactive activities and exhibits to learn about water resources and explore how human behaviors, such as development and recreation, can affect the quality of our country's waterways.

Rust, April; Jensen, Belinda; Coverdale, Greg

2004-07-01

191

Genetic Footprints of Iberian Cattle in America 500 Years after the Arrival of Columbus  

PubMed Central

Background American Creole cattle presumably descend from animals imported from the Iberian Peninsula during the period of colonization and settlement, through different migration routes, and may have also suffered the influence of cattle directly imported from Africa. The introduction of European cattle, which began in the 18th century, and later of Zebu from India, has threatened the survival of Creole populations, some of which have nearly disappeared or were admixed with exotic breeds. Assessment of the genetic status of Creole cattle is essential for the establishment of conservation programs of these historical resources. Methodology/Principal Findings We sampled 27 Creole populations, 39 Iberian, 9 European and 6 Zebu breeds. We used microsatellite markers to assess the origins of Creole cattle, and to investigate the influence of different breeds on their genetic make-up. The major ancestral contributions are from breeds of southern Spain and Portugal, in agreement with the historical ports of departure of ships sailing towards the Western Hemisphere. This Iberian contribution to Creoles may also include some African influence, given the influential role that African cattle have had in the development of Iberian breeds, but the possibility of a direct influence on Creoles of African cattle imported to America can not be discarded. In addition to the Iberian influence, the admixture with other European breeds was minor. The Creoles from tropical areas, especially those from the Caribbean, show clear signs of admixture with Zebu. Conclusions/Significance Nearly five centuries since cattle were first brought to the Americas, Creoles still show a strong and predominant signature of their Iberian ancestors. Creole breeds differ widely from each other, both in genetic structure and influences from other breeds. Efforts are needed to avoid their extinction or further genetic erosion, which would compromise centuries of selective adaptation to a wide range of environmental conditions.

Martinez, Amparo M.; Gama, Luis T.; Canon, Javier; Ginja, Catarina; Delgado, Juan V.; Dunner, Susana; Landi, Vincenzo; Martin-Burriel, Inmaculada; Penedo, M. Cecilia T.; Rodellar, Clementina; Vega-Pla, Jose Luis; Acosta, Atzel; Alvarez, Luz A.; Camacho, Esperanza; Cortes, Oscar; Marques, Jose R.; Martinez, Roberto; Martinez, Ruben D.; Melucci, Lilia; Martinez-Velazquez, Guillermo; Munoz, Jaime E.; Postiglioni, Alicia; Quiroz, Jorge; Sponenberg, Philip; Uffo, Odalys; Villalobos, Axel; Zambrano, Delsito; Zaragoza, Pilar

2012-01-01

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Gravity-induced differentiations and deficiency in flower formation observed on Columbus experiment WAICO1  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

The Arabidopsis Atpla-I-3 knockout mutant (gene nr. At1g61859) is deficient in gravitropism and phototropism indicating a defect in the auxin transport system. The mutant roots form higher numbers of root coils on 45° angle tilted agar. Root tip coils exhibit right-handed spiral pattern of the rhizodermis cells suggesting that torsion of rhizodermis cells could provide a driving force for asymmetrical growth and coiling. WAICO1 was designed to test whether the tendency to for coils by asymmetric tip growth may be provided by torsion of external rhizodermis cells or, alternatively, the asymmetric growth is driven by intrinsic forces in the root. Coil formation is often increased in root agravitropic mutants so that an increase of coils by lack of gravity -and thus absence of gravisensing -was the favoured working hypothesis. Two agar boxes each of wild type and mutant seedlings were grown inside of an outer growth container at 22.5° C in constant light and at a 45° angle tilted, in the 1G rotor and in the microgravity rotor. At first, the samples grown in microgravity could be retrieved from orbit as cooled (4° -8° C) material. They were investigated by microscopy and compared to photographs made in orbit of 1G and µG plants by astronaut. Plants first grown in 1G were retrieved much later (see below). Mutant and wt formed high numbers of coils in microgravity, whereas in 1G none were observed which is comparable to growth experiments on the ground. However, the mutant developed a lower percentage of spiral pattern in the rhizodermal cells despite an even higher number of coils as observed in the wt. The results show that asymmetrical growth of root tips is an intrinsic property and independent of forces that may be exerted by the rhizodermal pattern. Surprisingly, in both wild type and mutant a much higher number of lateral roots were found in µG-grown plants than in plants grown in the 1G-centrifuge after 12 d, suggesting that gravity suppresses lateral root formation. When mutants and wt only grown in the 1G centrifuge were compared the mutant leaves and cotyledons were smaller than in wt and hypocotyls were longer, but when the plants in µG for 12d were compared this difference was not found. Hence, gravity had an influence on leaf expansion and hypocotyl length in the mutant. The samples grown for 12d in 1G were kept in µG after 12d on due to a technical failure of the 1G centrifuge. They were retrieved about a year later. They had grown to full senescence and were preserved in a beautiful state as "straw". The observations on the root patterns by the astronaut photos at day 12 could be confirmed but plants had grown on and newer roots made coils just as the plants grown µG. Leaf sizes were different for wt and mutant. The most striking observation was that the mutants had developed small flower stems with a few flower buds but many flowers were incomplete, without the proper sepal or petal number or without gynaecium. The wild type plants had not developed any clear flower stem but only several malformed cell clumps shortly above the rosette. In ground laboratory experiments the mutants flower earlier which might explain why they developed flowers to some extent whereas the wt not at all. Microgravity might be a "stress" for flower formation. Taken together, several gravity-induced (or microgravity-induced) changes in differentiation occurred.

Scherer, Günther; Pietrzyk, Peter

193

Australia National Sorry Day  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

"Sorry Day," held on May 26, 1998 in Australia, was an attempt on the part of some Australians to come to grips with the policy of forced removal of Aboriginal children that took place for 150 years until the 1970s. The National Sorry Day site is provided by the Reconciliation and Social Justice Project of the Australasian Legal Information Institute. The site contains background and an educational activities kit. The centerpiece, however, is full text access (in the Publications) to Bringing Them Home: Report of the National Inquiry into the Separation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children from Their Families, which was tabled by the Australian Federal Parliament exactly one year before Sorry Day.

1998-01-01

194

Chambers's Book of Days  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Subtitled A Miscellany of Popular Antiquities in connection with the Calendar, Chambers's Book of Days is essentially a collection of "On this Day" trivia, short pieces, and other interesting tidbits, including history, literature, biography, and "oddities of human life and character." Digitized by the University of Wisconsin-Madison Libraries, this electronic reprint may be browsed in page order or via a calendar navigator. The site offers a fun look into pop-history/ tabloid news of the late nineteenth century. For instance, I discovered that on the day of my birth in 1626 "a cod-fish was brought to Cambridge market, which upon being opened, was found to contain a book in its maw or stomach." An auspicious date to be born indeed.

195

Chemists Celebrate Earth Day  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

The American Chemical Society discusses how chemists are celebrating Earth Day this year. Users can learn how to take part in the 2004 Unifying Event - Testing the pH of Rain Water. Kindergarten through twelfth graders can find out about the music video contest where they are asked to illustrate contributions chemists have made to water chemistry and the environment. Educators can find numerous classroom activities, publications, and other resources to teach their students about water. Chemists looking to become involved in Earth Day should visit this website.

2007-05-06

196

Length of the Day  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

In this activity, students measure the length of the day using the rotation of the Earth, and discover that the Sun is not exactly in the same place at the same clock time every day, understand that the changes are due to motions of the Earth, and lead to differences in solar, star, and sidereal time. This resource is from PUMAS - Practical Uses of Math and Science - a collection of brief examples created by scientists and engineers showing how math and science topics taught in K-12 classes have real world applications.

197

Day Care: Staff Training.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This collection of 3 bilingual papers on issues related to staff training for preschool programs is part of a series of papers on various aspects of day care published by the Canadian Department of Health and Welfare. Each paper is presented in both English and French. Paper I offers brief guidelines for observing and learning about the behavior…

Bakewell, Ruth; And Others

198

Dog Day Afternoon.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Discusses the problem faced by trainers who are "on stage" for eight hours a day. Offers tips to relieve the stress caused by continuous training, including maintaining personal space, taking a lunch break, keeping physically energized, and avoiding burnout when teaching the same thing over and over. (JOW)

Filipczak, Bob

1997-01-01

199

Every Child, Every Day  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

We know more now than we ever did before about how to make every child a successful reader, write Allington and Gabriel in this research review. Yet, few students regularly receive the best reading instruction we know how to give. The authors present research supporting their recommendation that every child, every day, should (1) read something he…

Allington, Richard L.; Gabriel, Rachael E.

2012-01-01

200

An Earth Day Reader.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Presents what the author believes to be some of the most important environmental books published since Earth Day 1970. Discusses each selection and how it provides the historical background, basic information, and appreciation necessary to understand the character of our environmental dilemma and our need to address it. (MCO)

Moser, Don, Ed.

1990-01-01

201

Fabulous Weather Day  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Each year, first graders at Kensington Parkwood Elementary School in Kensington, Maryland, look forward to Fabulous Weather Day. Students learn how meteorologists collect data about the weather, how they study wind, temperature, precipitation, basic types/characteristics of clouds, and how they forecast. The project helps the students grow in…

Marshall, Candice; Mogil, H. Michael

2007-01-01

202

Times of Day  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This activity generates discussion about the times of day and the passing of time. Students try to place the daily events shown in pictures in chronological order. They are encouraged to use terms such as afternoon, earlier, and the time units. The Teachers' Notes page includes suggestions for implementation, discussion questions, ideas for extension and support, and printable sheets.

2009-09-01

203

American Experience: Earth Days  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

In late 1969, Wisconsin Senator Gaylord Nelson hired Denis Hayes to organize a national teach-in day about the importance of protecting the environment for future generations. On April 22, 1970, the first Earth Day was held and over 20 million Americans participated via a variety of celebrations and demonstrations. This website is designed to be a companion to the American Experience documentary on the history of Earth Day, and it includes a teacher's guide, several special interviews, and the documentary in its entirety. The film was directed by Robert Stone, and it serves as "a poetic meditation on man's complex relationship with nature and an engaging historyâ¦of groundbreaking eco-activism." On the homepage, visitors should also take note of the photo gallery, the interactive timeline of the modern environmental movement, and a telling interview with the father of the "Green Revolution", Norman Borlaug. Visitors are also encouraged to share their own Earth Day memories on the site.

2010-05-14

204

First Day of Life  

MedlinePLUS

... up over the first few days or weeks after birth. The doctor will examine your baby within the first 12-24 hours of birth and make sure that any rashes or spots are normal. Remember, your baby's appearance will change dramatically over the ...

205

Mother's Day (Episode 206)  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

In this 23-minute video the Cyberchase squad uses their knowledge of fractions and decimals to fix the rails for the Madre Bonita Express and save Mother's Day. Throughout the video the crew is faced with challenges that require them to measure pieces of track and add together different fraction and decimal amounts.

2014-01-01

206

Rural Family Day Care  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Rural family day care settings are reviewed and the need for back up resources is emphasized. Suggestions are made for action by responsible agencies, trainers and others concerned with the delivery of effective child care services, particularly when appropriate group care is not available. (MS)

Adams, Diane; Macht, Mary

1976-01-01

207

First Day of School  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

In this brief article, the author, a science teacher at F. C. Hammond Middle School in Alexandria, Virginia, describes how the setting up of a simple science experiment on the first day of school can get students excited about learning science. The experiment involves heating a small amount of water in a flask, then covering the opening of the…

Bort, Nancy

2004-01-01

208

Shady Day MEA  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This Model Eliciting Activity (MEA) is written at a 5th grade level. The Shady Day MEA provides students with an engineering problem in which they must work as a team to design a procedure to select the best beach umbrella for certain situations.

Caudill, Kerri

2012-07-31

209

Rural Folklife Days: Resources for Teachers.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Rural Folklife Days is an annual celebration of customs and crafts that have been practiced every fall by generations of people in rural areas of north Florida. This packet is designed to help teachers prepare elementary students for Rural Folklife Days and to introduce them to traditional crafts and arts that are still practiced in parts of north…

Kay, Jon, Ed.; Beasley, Holly, Ed.; Hollingsworth, Teresa, Ed.; Smith, KC, Ed.

210

STS-70 Flight: Day 2  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

The second day of STS-70 Space Shuttle Discovery mission is contained on this video. The crew is shown onboard the Shuttle working on a variety of secondary experiments. These range from the Hercules camera, which imprints the latitude and longitude of areas photographed on Earth, to the WINDEX, which studies of the glow created as the Shuttle's surfaces interact with atomic oxygen in low Earth orbits. Also featured are astronauts Henricks, Kregel, and Weber answering questions from the general public via use of The New York Times On-Line Services.

1995-01-01

211

STS-70 flight: Day 2  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

The second day of STS-70 Space Shuttle Discovery mission is contained on this video. The crew is shown onboard the Shuttle working on a variety of secondary experiments. These range from the Hercules camera, which imprints the latitude and longitude of areas photographed on Earth, to the Windex, which studies of the glow created as the Shuttle's surfaces interact with atomic oxygen in low Earth orbits. Also featured are astronauts Henricks, Kregal, and Weber answering questions from the general public via use of The New York Times On-Line Services.

1995-07-01

212

STS-74 flight day 6  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

On this sixth day of the STS-74 mission, the flight crew, Cmdr. Kenneth Cameron, Pilot James Halsell, and Mission Specialists William McArthur, Jerry Ross, and Chris Hatfield and the Mir 20 cosmonauts, Cmdr. Yuri Gidzenko, Flight Engineer Sergei Avdeyev, and Cosmonaut-Researcher (ESA) Thomas Reiter, were greeted and briefly interviewed by the Secretary General of the United Nations, Boutros Boutros-Ghali, on the 50th anniversary of the United Nations via a radio satellite hookup. An additional interview with other journalists from different areas of the United States and Canada was also presented.

1995-11-01

213

STS-95 Day 02 Highlights  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

On this second day of the STS-95 mission, the flight crew, Cmdr. Curtis L. Brown, Pilot Steven W. Lindsey, Mission Specialists Scott E. Parazynski, Stephen K. Robinson, and Pedro Duque, and Payload Specialists Chiaki Mukai and John H. Glenn, are seen preparing a glovebox device in the middeck area of Discovery, an enclosed research facility that will support numerous science investigations throughout the mission. Payload Specialist John Glenn, activates the Microgravity Encapsulation Process experiment (MEPS). This experiment will study the formation of capsules containing two kinds of anti-tumor drugs that could be delivered directly to solid tumors with applications for future chemotherapy treatments and the pharmaceutical industry.

1998-01-01

214

Modern-day prospecting  

SciTech Connect

Locating productive oil and mineral deposits takes a combination of money, time, and luck. However, the modern-day prospector has several new tools at his disposal. Some are conventional and relatively inexpensive; others are more innovative and high-priced. Improved seismic techniques, image processing, and some other innovative prospecting methods are described. These techniques are helping oil companies improve their exploration win-loss records.

Not Available

1984-12-01

215

Day services partnership working.  

PubMed

St. John's Hospice - Lancaster, serves patients within its Community for palliative and end of life care. Despite not being set up specifically for cancer patients, the hospice services are predominantly accessed by cancer patients. The Day hospice services have recently undertaken a number of initiatives to try to encourage wider access by long term conditions patients. The first success was a 'One Stop Multi-disciplinary Clinic' for motor neuron disease patients. Here patients are able to see members of the Multi-disciplinary team and the Nurse Specialist at a single hospice based clinic. Following this success the team were keen to extend the services to other long term condition groups. Initiated by a a meeting with the Parkinson's Disease Society - including some of their patients - it was agreed to host their support group which would include a weekly gentle exercise group. This commenced following a launch day. The Day Hospice more recently piloted a Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) programme. The aim being to empower patients and help them gain control of their situation as they experienced disease progression. The programme which was done in partnership with the COPD specialist acute team and the hospice team set out a 6 week programme where patients were offered information, time and support. They dealt with issues such as fatigue, breathing exercises and discussed concerns around Preferred Priorities of Care and Advanced Care Planning using a multi-disciplinary approach. All the initiatives were matched against the QIPP agenda. Following the COPD programme five of the nine patients have accessed the day hospice. The staff and volunteers within the hospice have gained education from the specialists involved and each of the stakeholders/partners have had positive feedback from the users of the services. Moreover patients are also being introduced to other services within the hospice. PMID:24653422

Johnson, Wendy; Sinclair, Jane; Reeder, Sally

2011-09-01

216

Flight Day 2 Highlights  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

The STS-107 second flight day begins with a shot of the Spacehab Research Double Module. Live presentations of experiments underway inside of the Spacehab Module are presented. Six experiments are shown. As part of the Space Technology and Research Student Payload, students from Australia, China, Israel, Japan, New York, and Liechtenstein are studying the effect that microgravity has on ants, spiders, silkworms, fish, bees, granular materials, and crystals. Mission Specialist Kalpana Chawla is seen working with the zeolite crystal growth experiment.

2003-01-01

217

The Dying Day  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

The 85-foot telescope's dying day was part of a week of memorably unusual weather---which, in turn, was part of a memorable winter in California (and elsewhere!). On this day, it spent several hours finishing a months-long, apparently successful observation of Zeeman splitting of the 18-cm OH lines in absorption against the Galactic center continuum source Sgr A. Later, it continued a survey of weak diffuse radio recombination lines near the Galactic plane---observations that were interrupted by strong winds, which made the telescope move to the stow position. We know the rest. Had the telescope not been destroyed, it would have been reconfigured the following day to observe the 21-cm line. It would have continued an ongoing survey of interstellar magnetic fields using Zeeman splitting of the 21-cm line. It would have begun a search for broad, weak line wings, which had been previously discovered in association with supernova remnants. It would have been involved in a number of H I mapping projects. And it would have continued its measurements of diffuse radio recombination lines. Had it not been for the inclement weather, the weekend would have seen it being used in laboratory exercises for undergraduates at UC Berkeley.

Heiles, Carl

1993-05-01

218

Day surgery in Bristol.  

PubMed

As in the rest of the United Kingdom, day surgery in Bristol is on the increase. In the Bristol Royal Infirmary day surgery unit (DSU) we treat approximately 3,500 patients a year. We have recently opened a second operating theatre. This has shifted the proportion of cases from our general theatres. This has also improved our case mix, less minor surgery under local anaesthetics, to more of the recommended 'basket type' surgery ie hernia repair, varicose vein surgery, excision of breast lumps etc. We have recently introduced an appointment booking system that is progressing. Such changes have to be introduced with good preparation, communication and a lot of diplomacy. I would like to outline the management aspects that help to expand and improve on the service we give, including patient selection and the appointment booking system we have introduced. I will describe how we drew up a policy involving the organisation of operation lists and staff involvement in day surgery management and accountability for patient care from admission through to discharge including our latest care plan. Finally I will outline the methods we have developed for evaluating the care we give. PMID:8507939

Carrington, S

1993-02-01

219

Of Camelot, Columbus, & Eclipses.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Describes an activity that involves determining local solar time of the various parts of a total lunar eclipse--beginning of the dark umbral phase of eclipse, onset of totality, end of totality, and end of dark umbral phase of eclipse--and comparing to the solar time of the events at Greenwich to calculate the longitude at the place of…

Wenning, Carl J.

1996-01-01

220

Reefs since Columbus  

Microsoft Academic Search

History shows that Caribbean coastal ecosystems were severely degraded long before ecologists began to study them. Large vertebrates such as the green turtle, hawksbill turtle, manatee and extinct Caribbean monk seal were decimated by about 1800 in the central and northern Caribbean, and by 1990 elsewhere. Subsistence over-fishing subsequently decimated reef fish populations. Local fisheries accounted for a small fraction

J. B. C. Jackson

1997-01-01

221

Report of the National Research Conference on Consumer and Homemaking Education (Columbus, Ohio, June 2-5, 1970). Leadership Training Series No. 31.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

To determine priorities for critical problems facing consumer and homemaking education and plan research projects which focus on these critical problems, a 5-day conference was attended by 107 vocational-technical education specialists and educators. Conference sessions were planned to (1) identify critical research problem areas and prepare a…

Gorman, Anna M.

222

Clown for a Day  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The students at the Longfellow Elementary School in Fargo, North Dakota, spent the better part of the second semester using CIRCUS as the theme for all subject areas. For younger students the project was a real test of motor skills, for older students it was a chance to create their own clown face. (Author/RK)

Lindstrom, Vince

1976-01-01

223

One Day in Guajiquiro.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Explores the meaning of going to school in Guajiquiro, a deprived rural area in Honduras. Detailed descriptions of daily experiences at an elementary and a middle school spell out the range of investments needed to improve and sustain educational opportunities for Honduran children. Highlights the importance of shared ownership and community-based…

Herdoiza-Estevez, Magdalena

2002-01-01

224

Fabulous Weather Day  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Each year, first graders at Kensington Parkwood Elementary School in Kensington, Maryland, look forward to Fabulous Weather Day. After studying weather for three months, we celebrate what we have learned and stretch our thinking further into the weather world around us! Students learn how meteorologists collect data about the weather, how they study wind, temperature, precipitation, basic types/characteristics of clouds, and how they forecast. The project helps the students grow in their understanding of how the weather works and how it can affect their lives. Our unit focused on guiding students to formulate explanations about animals based on scientific evidence.

Marshall, Candice; Mogil, H. M.

2007-01-01

225

Martian Valentine's Day  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

14 February 2005 This Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) image shows a heart-shaped hill surrounded by cracked terrain within a depression in far northwestern Arabia Terra, near the Cydonia region of Mars. Happy St. Valentine's Day from the MGS MOC team!

Location near: 39.1oN, 358.1oW Image width: 3.0 km (1.9 mi) Illumination from: lower left Season: Northern Spring

2005-01-01

226

Microgravity Day for Educators  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

The arnual conference for the Educator Resource Center Network (ERCN) Coordinators was held at Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field in Cleveland, Ohio. The conference included participants from NASA's Educator Resource Centers located throughout the country. The Microgravity Science Division at Glenn sponsored a Microgravity Day for all the conference participants. Twila Schneider of Infinity Technology, a NASA contractor, explains the basics of building a glovebox mockup from a copier paper box. This image is from a digital still camera; higher resolution is not available.

2001-01-01

227

International Women's Day Celebrated  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

With historical origins dating back to the early 20th century, International Women's Day has been officially celebrated since 1977, when the United Nations made a special declaration setting the date in early March every year. This year saw a flurry of important events around the world that coincided with March 8th, including ceremonies designed to honor women of national and international importance in many countries and a number of valuable statements made on behalf regarding the cause of gender equality. A number of prominent women also gave speeches this Monday, including Nobel Peace Prize laureate Shirin Ebadi, who noted that "The rights of women and democracy are one and the same." A study released this past Monday by the Inter-Parliamentary Union noted that women make up a record-breaking 15.3 percent of the world's lawmakers. The country with the greatest percentage of female lawmakers is Rwanda (49 percent), followed closely by Sweden, with 45 percent. While there was much to celebrate, there were also some ominous trends noted by lawmakers and officials, including the rapid and disturbing increase of young women with HIV around the world in the past few years, a fact noted by UN Secretary General Kofi Annan during his remarks to a special UN session.The first site will take visitors to a news piece from the Baltimore Sun that contains Shirin Ebadi's remarks made on International Women's Day. The second link leads to a news piece from Al-Jazeera that discusses the rapid increase of HIV among young women, a public health issue that is becoming endemic in certain parts of the developing world. The third link leads to an article from the Cornell (University) Daily Sun that offers details on a celebration honoring women on their campus who had worked to improve the situation of women locally, nationally, and internationally. The fourth link will take visitors to the rather comprehensive website for International Women's Day 2004 created by the United Nations. The site contains information on the events sponsored by the UN and its Women Watch website, which serves as a clearinghouse for resources on gender equality and empowerment of women. The fifth link will take users to a good history of International Women's Day, created by Joyce Stevens for the Australian Women's Intra Network. The final link leads to a well-honed site developed by the World Health Organization to highlight its own work on women's health (including special sections on work in Southeast Asia) and to bring together a number of useful fact sheets and related web-based resources.

228

The First Day  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

There are many ways to start the school year, but icebreakers can be very successful. They help create a comfortable, lively, and active atmosphere students will come to expect and enjoy when they enter. Don't limit yourself to using these types of activities only at the beginning of the year. Use them also to rejuvenate after a long break, after a long, difficult unit has been covered, or before beginning a new unit. Students will understand the reasons for group work, perk up when it comes time to problem solve, and be able to help each other "see" other methods or answers to problems. And, when your students go home after those first days of school, your class will be the one they talk about at the dinner table. This free chapter also includes the Table of Contents and Introduction for this book.

Swango, C. J.; Steward, Sally B.

2003-01-01

229

International Women's Day  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

International Women's Day has been celebrated by the United Nation since 1975, and this fine website provides a host of information on this year's celebration for the general public. On the site, visitors can read a message from Secretary-General Kofi Annan, view a webcast of related events sponsored by the UN, and learn about the history behind this event. The site also has a link to Women Watch, which provides very comprehensive information on gender equality and the empowerment of women from around the world. Additionally, the site also has information about the review and appraisal of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action of 1995. Finally, the site has some items that will be of broad interest, such as materials on the UN Millennium development goals and materials on disaster response strategies.

230

Early Day Motions  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

The British House of Commons has recently unveiled an online database of Early Day Motions (EDM). EDMs are motions introduced by Members of Parliament (MPs) that are generally not debated but are rather used to draw attention to a particular issue or gather support for it by having other MPs add their signatures. Despite this, EDMs are often noted by the press, and some use them to interpret opinions on wider issues. Users can search the database of the 1997/9 Session by EDM number or description or browse the current list, which displays Title, Primary Sponsor, and the Number of Signatures. Parliament is currently on summer recess until October 19 (with the exception of a brief special session to introduce new security measures for Northern Ireland), but when it is in session, the database will be updated daily.

231

Common Areas.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Presents K-12 and college common areas considered outstanding in a competition, which judged the most outstanding learning environments at educational institutions nationwide. Jurors spent two days reviewing projects, highlighting concepts and ideas that made them exceptional. For each citation, the article offers information on the firm, client,…

American School & University, 2003

2003-01-01

232

Valentine's Day and Chocolate  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

While the exact origins of Valentine's Day are often disputed, the link between chocolate and the modern incarnation of this particular holiday are undeniable. Recent data released in a report by the business information group Datamonitor revealed that the global consumption of chocolate totaled approximately $42.2 billion worth of chocolate-based consumable goods. It will not come as a surprise to anyone who has visited the British Isles to learn that out of the $42.2 billion, Britons spent $19.2 billion, and made almost one in three chocolate purchases, trumping all of the world's nations. The report from Datamonitor also noted that tastes in chocolate vary widely across Europe, noting that, "The French prefer simplicity and purity of taste, without additional flavors and with little sugar, while Italian tastes are geared toward the more indulgent and sophisticated end of the market." Additionally, the report also indicates that the United States continues to dominate the global chocolate confectionary market, with Americans spending $2.4 billion on boxed chocolates alone in 2001.The first link is to the recent report on global chocolate sales and consumption released by the Datamonitor group. The second link leads to a well-thought site from Exploratorium Magazine, which features interactive essays on chocolate production, the potential health benefits of chocolate, and a visit to a "chocolate party" in the heart of the Amazon. The third link will take visitors to a site that deals with the history of chocolate, beginning with the first use of chocolate (as a drink) in 750 AD. The fourth link takes visitors to a site featuring inventive and fun ways to use chocolate in recipes, such as those for chocolate banana bread and chocolate peanut butter pie. The fifth link leads to a site from ABC News.com that explores various contested origins of Valentine's Day over the past fifteen hundred years. The final link takes visitors to a piece written by Polly Curtis of The Guardian, writing on the various scientific studies that investigate various romantic activities, such as which direction do people tend to kiss or how to find the perfect partner.

Grinnell, Max

2003-01-01

233

Day-1 chick development.  

PubMed

The first day of chick development takes place inside the mother hen (in utero), during which the embryo progresses from fertilization to late blastula/early gastrula formation. The salient features of developmental anatomy in this period are conserved among the sauropsids (birds and reptiles). Many of these features are also shared in prototherian (monotreme) embryos, whereas metatherian (marsupial) and eutherian (placental) embryos display significant variations. Important for understanding the evolution of early development in amniotes, the knowledge of cellular and molecular mechanisms regulating in utero chick development may also offer valuable insight into early lineage specification in prototherians and conserved features in mammalian early development. This commentary provides a snapshot of what is currently known about intrauterine chick development and identifies key issues that await further clarification, including the process of cellularization, allocation of maternal determinants, zygotic gene activation, mid-blastula transition, cell layer increase and reduction, radial symmetry breaking, early lineage segregation, and role of yolk syncytium in early patterning. PMID:24550174

Sheng, Guojun

2014-03-01

234

Stennis Space Center observes Disability Awareness Day  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

Members of STARC, a non-profit organization in Slidell, La., that seeks to help people with disabilities lead meaningful, productive lives, pose with their appreciation awards during Disability Awareness Day at Stennis Space Center on Oct. 15. The group members received appreciation awards for their dedicated service to the rocket engine testing facility. Disability Awareness Day was hosted by the Stennis Diversity Council and included guest speakers from several area agencies.

2009-01-01

235

STS-69 Flight Day 4 Highlights  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

On the fourth day of the STS-69 mission, the astronauts, Cmdr. Dave Walker, Pilot Ken Cockrell, and Mission Specialists Jim Voss, Jim Newman, and Mike Gernhardt, were awakened by 5 year old Madeline Cockrell (Ken Cockrell's daughter) singing the song 'Bingo Was His Name.' The interception and retrieval of the SPARTAN-201 satellite was the first task of the day. The SPARTAN-201's mission was the study of the solar corona and the solar wind. The rest of the day was spent preparing for the deployment of the Wake Shield Facility (WSF), whose purpose during its two day orbit of the Earth, is to grow films for semiconductors in a vacuum-like environment. Earth views included some cloud cover and different areas of South America.

1995-01-01

236

National Adult Day Services Association  

MedlinePLUS

THE NATIONAL VOICE FOR THE ADULT DAY SERVICE COMMUNITY NADSA advances the national development, recognition and use of adult day services. They provide a coordinated program of professional and compassionate supervised services ...

237

2010 Stennis Day of Service  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

Employees at NASA's John C. Stennis Space Center visit exhibits of volunteer organizations during their observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day with a Day of Service on Jan. 12. During the day, Mississippi and Louisiana organizations visited the center to encourage employees to register and serve as volunteers for various community activities. The day's focus was emphasized again and again - great things can happen when individuals work together toward a common goal.

2010-01-01

238

2010 Stennis Day of Service  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

Rich Delgado, commanding officer of the Fleet Survey Team located at NASA's John C. Stennis Space Center, visits with Kertrina Watson Lewis, executive director of the HandsOn volunteer organization in New Orleans, during Day of Service activities Jan. 12. The Day of Service was part of the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day observance at Stennis. During the day, Mississippi and Louisiana organizations visited the center to encourage employees to register and serve as volunteers for various community activities.

2010-01-01

239

Casper Family Day Care Study.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

A study of family day care was made in Casper, Wyoming, (1) to develop a profile of the family day care provider in Casper, (2) to determine the extent of need for family day care services, (3) to evaluate how well those needs were being met, and (4) to provide guidelines for meeting currently unmet and future needs. Data were obtained via…

Majeed, Anjum

240

Family Day Care Provider Handbook  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Family day care providers are responsible for creating a high-quality program where children have opportunities to grow, learn and thrive. Part of providing high-quality child care includes complying with the family day care regulations from the New York State Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS). This Handbook will help day care…

New York State Office of Children and Family Services, 2006

2006-01-01

241

ISS COLUMBUS laboratory experiment `GeoFlow I and II' -fluid physics research in microgravity environment to study convection phenomena inside deep Earth and mantle  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Overall driving mechanism of flow in inner Earth is convection in its gravitational buoyancy field. A lot of effort has been involved in theoretical prediction and numerical simulation of both the geodynamo, which is maintained by convection, and mantle convection, which is the main cause for plate tectonics. Especially resolution of convective patterns and heat transfer mechanisms has been in focus to reach the real, highly turbulent conditions inside Earth. To study specific phenomena experimentally different approaches has been observed, against the background of magneto-hydrodynamic but also on the pure hydrodynamic physics of fluids. With the experiment `GeoFlow' (Geophysical Flow Simulation) instability and transition of convection in spherical shells under the influence of central-symmetry buoyancy force field are traced for a wide range of rotation regimes within the limits between non-rotating and rapid rotating spheres. The special set-up of high voltage potential between inner and outer sphere and use of a dielectric fluid as working fluid induce an electro-hydrodynamic force, which is comparable to gravitational buoyancy force inside Earth. To reduce overall gravity in a laboratory this technique requires microgravity conditions. The `GeoFlow I' experiment was accomplished on International Space Station's module COLUM-BUS inside Fluid Science Laboratory FSL und supported by EADS Astrium, Friedrichshafen, User Support und Operations Centre E-USOC in Madrid, Microgravity Advanced Research and Support Centre MARS in Naples, as well as COLUMBUS Control Center COL-CC Munich. Running from August 2008 until January 2009 it delivered 100.000 images from FSL's optical diagnostics module; here more precisely the Wollaston shearing interferometry was used. Here we present the experimental alignment with numerical prediction for the non-rotating and rapid rotation case. The non-rotating case is characterized by a co-existence of several stationary supercritical modes, with a strong influence of initial conditions leading to axisymmetric, octahedral/cubic or pentagonal solutions. Transition to chaos is in form of a sudden onset. Experimental data supports the numerically validated influence of initial conditions in showing the octahedral mode as most preferred stable state. Well-known issue of rapid rotation is the alignment of convective cells at the tangent cylinder due to the domination of centrifugal forces against the self-gravitating buoyancy field. The system shows very clearly the centrifugal effects by patterns in form of columnar cells. For the planned second mission `GeoFlow II' (on orbit 2010) working fluid shall be an alcanole having a temperature dependent viscosity, i.e. nonanol. Herewith experimental modelling of mantle convection is going to spotlight.

Futterer, Birgit; Egbers, Christoph; Chossat, Pascal; Hollerbach, Rainer; Breuer, Doris; Feudel, Fred; Mutabazi, Innocent; Tuckerman, Laurette

242

Day Fire in Ventura County  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

[figure removed for brevity, see original site] Annotated Version

The Day fire has been burning in Ventura County in Southern California since Labor Day, and has consumed more than 160,000 acres. As of September 29, it was 63 percent contained. The Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer on NASA's Terra satellite flew over the fire at 10 p.m. Pacific Time on September 28, and imaged the fire with its infrared camera. The hottest areas of active burning appear as red spots on the image. The blue-green background is a daytime image acquired in June, used as a background to allow firefighters to localize the hot spots.

With its 14 spectral bands from the visible to the thermal infrared wavelength region, and its high spatial resolution of 15 to 90 meters (about 50 to 300 feet), ASTER images Earth to map and monitor the changing surface of our planet.

ASTER is one of five Earth-observing instruments launched December 18, 1999, on NASA's Terra satellite. The instrument was built by Japan's Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry. A joint U.S./Japan science team is responsible for validation and calibration of the instrument and the data products.

The broad spectral coverage and high spectral resolution of ASTER provides scientists in numerous disciplines with critical information for surface mapping, and monitoring of dynamic conditions and temporal change. Example applications are: monitoring glacial advances and retreats; monitoring potentially active volcanoes; identifying crop stress; determining cloud morphology and physical properties; wetlands evaluation; thermal pollution monitoring; coral reef degradation; surface temperature mapping of soils and geology; and measuring surface heat balance.

The U.S. science team is located at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif. The Terra mission is part of NASA's Science Mission directorate.

Size: 22.5 by 31.0 kilometers (12.6 by 15.2 miles) Location: 34.6 degrees North latitude, 119.1 degrees West longitude Orientation: North at top Image Data: ASTER Bands 4, 2, and 1 Original Data Resolution: ASTER 15 meters (49.2 feet) and 30 meters (98.4 feet) Dates Acquired: September 28, 2006 and June 19 2006

2006-01-01

243

Watch the Weather - More Activities for All Kinds of Days.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Explores summer seasonal weather activities for inside and outside the classroom. Offers instructions for hot days, cloudy and wet days, and rainy days, and include lists of supplies, age appropriateness, and instructions. Activities address the following learning areas: (1) intellectual; (2) physical/health/movement; (3) social; and (4) art and…

Texas Child Care, 2002

2002-01-01

244

A comparative study of three-dimensional hydraulic conductivity upscaling at the macro-dispersion experiment (MADE) site, Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi (USA)  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

SummarySimple averaging, simple-Laplacian, Laplacian-with-skin, and non-uniform coarsening are the techniques investigated in this comparative study of three-dimensional hydraulic conductivity upscaling. The reference is a fine scale conditional realization of the hydraulic conductivities at the MAcro-Dispersion Experiment site on Columbus Air Force Base in Mississippi (USA). This realization was generated using a hole-effect variogram model and it was shown that flow and transport modeling in this realization (at this scale) can reproduce the observed non-Fickian spreading of the tritium plume. The purpose of this work is twofold, first to compare the effectiveness of different upscaling techniques in yielding upscaled models able to reproduce the observed transport behavior, and second to demonstrate and analyze the conditions under which flow upscaling can provide a coarse model in which the standard advection-dispersion equation can be used to model transport in seemingly non-Fickian scenarios. Specifically, the use of Laplacian-based upscaling technique coupled with a non-uniform coarsening scheme yields the best results both in terms of flow and transport reproduction, for this case study in which the coarse blocks are smaller than the correlation ranges of the fine scale conductivities.

Li, Liangping; Zhou, Haiyan; Gómez-Hernández, J. Jaime

2011-07-01

245

Sun-Earth Day, 2001  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

To promote awareness of the Sun-Earth connection, NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center, in collaboration with the Stanford SOLAR Center, sponsored a one-day Sun-Earth Day event on April 27, 2001. Although "celebrated" on only one day, teachers and students from across the nation, prepared for over a month in advance. Workshops were held in March to train teachers. Students performed experiments, results of which were shared through video clips and an internet web cast. Our poster includes highlights from student experiments (grades 2 - 12), lessons learned from the teacher workshops and the event itself, and plans for Sun-Earth Day 2002.

Adams, Mitzi L.; Mortfield, P.; Hathaway, D. H.; Whitaker, Ann F. (Technical Monitor)

2001-01-01

246

Sun-Earth Day, 2001  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

In order to promote awareness of the Sun-Earth connection, NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center, in collaboration with the Stanford SOLAR Center, sponsored a one-day Sun-Earth Day event on April 27, 2001. Although "celebrated" on only one day, teachers and students from across the nation, prepared for over a month in advance. Workshops were held in March to train teachers. Students performed experiments, results of which were shared through video clips and an internet web cast. Our poster includes highlights from student experiments (grades 2 - 12), lessons learned from the teacher workshops, and plans for Sun-Earth Day 2002.

Adams, M.; Mortfield, P.; Hathaway, D. H.

2001-05-01

247

Day Care Center Enrichment Program.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This guide to a West Virginia Department of Welfare project for upgrading the quality of day care centers throughout the state presents samples of the forms used in the program, accompanied by a brief description of the program's format, requirements and procedures. The Day Care Center Enrichment Program provides a monetary incentive for…

West Virginia State Dept. of Welfare, Charleston.

248

Day Care Infection Control Protocol.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This day care infection control manual was assembled to provide technical guidance for the prevention and control of communicable diseases to child day care facilities in Seattle and King County, Washington. For each disease, the manual provides background information, public health control recommendations, and letters that can be used to…

Seattle-King County Dept. of Public Health, Seattle, WA.

249

Solomon Schechter Day School. Manual.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

By 1969 32 Solomon Schechter Day Schools existed to provide students with elementary and secondary education in the context of Conservative Judaism. These day schools are designed to extend the options for religious education already available in the afternoon congregational schools operating in many synagogues. This document outlines the…

Schindler, Pesach; Siegel, Morton

250

Areas, Volumes, Surface Areas  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This printable sheet is an excellent reference tool for geometry students. It details the formulae for finding the area, volume, and surface area for a variety of two- and three-dimensional shapes and includes an illustration of each that shows which measurements are important to the calculation. Presented are: areas of polygons (square, rectangle, parallelogram, trapezoid, circle, ellipse, triangles); volumes of polyhedra (cube, rectangular prism, irregular prism, cylinder, pyramid, cone, sphere, ellipsoid); and surface area (cube, prism, sphere).

Manura, David

2002-10-18

251

Ares I-X 30 Day Report  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

This slide presentation represents the 30 day report on the Ares I-X test flight. Included in the review is information on the following areas: (1) Ground Systems, (2) Guidance, Navigation and Control, (3) Roll Response, (4) Vehicle Response, (5) Control System Performance, (6) Structural Damping, (7) Thrust Oscillation, (8) Stage Separation, (9) Connector Assessment, (10) USS Splashdown, (11) Data Recorder and (12) FS Hardware Assessment.

Ess, Bob; Smith, Marshall

2009-01-01

252

Warm up Winter with Special Days.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Fourteen examples are given of teacher-created day-long celebrations which are designed to sharpen students' thinking skills and incorporate math, science, reading, and language arts. The special days include Janus Day, Twins Day, Friendship Day, Interactive Reading Fair, Sixties Day, Clash Day, Generation Day, and Back-to-the-Future Day. (IAH)

Spann, Mary Beth

1992-01-01

253

STS-79 Flight Day 5  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

On this fifth day of the STS-79 mission, the flight crew, Cmdr. William F. Readdy, Pilot Terrence W. Wilcutt, Mission Specialists, Thomas D. Akers, Shannon Lucid, Jay Apt, and Carl E. Walz, in the first full day of joint Shuttle/Mir operations begin in with the transfer of a biotechnology investigation and logistical supplies from Atlantis to Mir. The Biotechnology System, an investigation that will study the long-term development of cartilage cells in microgravity, was transported to Mir early this morning. During his planned four-month stay on Mir, John Blaha will take weekly samples of the culture which may provide researchers with information on engineering cartilage cells for possible use in transplantation. They also took time out of their schedules to talk with Good Morning America's Elizabeth Vargas in a brief interview. Prior to beginning the day's transfer activities, all nine astronauts and cosmonauts participated in a joint planning session to outline the day's schedule.

1996-01-01

254

Last Days of Life (PDQ®)  

Cancer.gov

Expert-reviewed information summary about care during the last days to last hours of life, including common symptoms, ethical dilemmas that may arise, and the role of the oncologist in caring for patients and their families during this time.

255

Earth Day Illustrated Haiku Contest  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

As part of their 2007 Chemists Celebrate Earth Day Celebration, the American Chemical Society is sponsoring an illustrated haiku contest for students in grades K 12 around the theme, Recycling—Chemistry Can!

2007-02-01

256

Question of the Day Examples  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Refine the Results Biosphere 2 matches Climate 2 matches Earth surface 1 match Ocean 4 matches Solid Earth 2 matches Results 1 - 10 of 11 matches Question of the Day: Efficiency of Food Production part of Question ...

257

STS-73 flight day 16  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

On this last day of the STS-73 sixteen day mission, the crew Cmdr. Kenneth Bowersox, Pilot Kent Rominger, Payload Specialists Albert Sacco and Fred Gregory, and Mission Specialists Kathryn Thornton, Catherine 'Cady' Collman, and Michael Lopez-Alegria are shown preparing the United States Microgravity Lab-2 (USML-2) and the shuttle for return to Earth. There is footage of the shuttle from the robot arm cameras and of Earth. Earth views include cloud cover, various land masses, mountain ranges, and oceans.

1995-11-01

258

STS-73 flight day 13  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

On this thirteenth day of the STS-73 sixteen day mission, the crew Cmdr. Kenneth Bowersox, Pilot Kent Rominger, Payload Specialists Albert Sacco and Fred Gregory, and Mission Specialists Kathryn Thornton, Catherine 'Cady' Collman, and Michael Lopez-Alegria are shown performing several of the spaceborne experiments onboard the United States Microgravity Lab-2 (USML-2). The experiments shown included the Drop Physics Module (DPM) experiment, human physiological experiments, and a Crystal Gel experiment.

1995-11-01

259

Astronomy Picture of the Day  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Each day a different image or photograph of a celestial object is featured. Pictures are selected for their particular beauty or astronomical interest, and each one is accompanied by a brief caption written by a professional astronomer. Links to additional information are embedded in the text of the caption. Previous pictures of the day are archived in reverse chronological order dating back to June 1995.

260

Go-To-Blazes Day.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

THE FOLLOWING IS THE FULL TEXT OF THIS DOCUMENT: Last year, the Bruce Trail Association held its first annual Go-To-Blazes Day in which a record number of volunteers gave the 700 kilometres of Trail from Queenston to Tobermory a spring-cleaning. One key section of Trail near Dyer's Bay had been closed for over a year. On this day, over four miles…

McLean, Ross

261

Investigating the Macrodispersion Experiment (MADE) site in Columbus, Mississippi, using a three-dimensional inverse flow and transport model  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Flowmeter-measured hydraulic conductivities from the heterogeneous MADE site have been used predictively in advection-dispersion models. Resulting simulated concentrations failed to reproduce even major plume characteristics and some have concluded that other mechanisms, such as dual porosity, are important. Here an alternative possibility is investigated: that the small-scale flowmeter measurements are too noisy and possibly too biased to use so directly in site-scale models and that the hydraulic head and transport data are more suitable for site-scale characterization. Using a calibrated finite element model of the site and a new framework to evaluate random and systematic model and measurement errors, the following conclusions are derived. (1) If variations in subsurface fluid velocities like those simulated in this work (0.1 and 2.0 m per day along parallel and reasonably close flow paths) exist, it is likely that classical advection-dispersion processes can explain the measured plume characteristics. (2) The flowmeter measurements are possibly systematically lower than site-scale values when the measurements are considered individually and using common averaging methods and display variability that obscures abrupt changes in hydraulic conductivities that are well supported by changes in hydraulic gradients and are important to the simulation of transport.

Barlebo, Heidi Christiansen; Hill, Mary C.; Rosbjerg, Dan

2004-04-01

262

Investigating the Macrodispersion Experiment (MADE) site in Columbus, Mississippi, using a three-dimensional inverse flow and transport model  

USGS Publications Warehouse

Flowmeter-measured hydraulic conductivities from the heterogeneous MADE site have been used predictively in advection-dispersion models. Resulting simulated concentrations failed to reproduce even major plume characteristics and some have concluded that other mechanisms, such as dual porosity, are important. Here an alternative possibility is investigated: that the small-scale flowmeter measurements are too noisy and possibly too biased to use so directly in site-scale models and that the hydraulic head and transport data are more suitable for site-scale characterization. Using a calibrated finite element model of the site and a new framework to evaluate random and systematic model and measurement errors, the following conclusions are derived. (1) If variations in subsurface fluid velocities like those simulated in this work (0.1 and 2.0 m per day along parallel and reasonably close flow paths) exist, it is likely that classical advection-dispersion processes can explain the measured plume characteristics. (2) The flowmeter measurements are possibly systematically lower than site-scale values when the measurements are considered individually and using common averaging methods and display variability that obscures abrupt changes in hydraulic conductivities that are well supported by changes in hydraulic gradients and are important to the simulation of transport.

Barlebo, H. C.; Hill, M. C.; Rosbjerg, D.

2004-01-01

263

Developments in mechanics. Volume 13 - Midwestern Mechanics Conference, 19th, Ohio State University, Columbus, September 9-11, 1985, Proceedings  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Constitutive equations derived from the free energy and the dissipation function are considered along with the theory of elastic plates, a continuum model for chemical mixture dynamics, a characteristic analysis of one-dimensional two-phase flow, the formation of vortices around a two-dimensional jet from a skew-symmetrical orifice, numerical modeling of flame propagation through dust-air mixtures, and integrals of linearized differential equations. Attention is given to a series solution of nonlinear initial value problems by means of continuous transformation groups, plate buckling under partial edge loading, the effects of shear loads on vibration and buckling of antisymmetric cross-ply cylindrical panels, the mechanics of composite structures, and free vibrations of highly stretched variable area beams. Other topics explored are related to shock isolation by composites, the nonlinear response of aircraft fuselage structures to intense sound fields, rotordynamic instability, and advanced fiber composite materials.

264

Holy Day or Graduation Day in Fairfax County.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Discusses court cases which involved the First Amendment rights of two Jewish high school seniors. Presents the arguments between the seniors and their school board to have graduation day changed from the Jewish Sabbath so the seniors could participate in both events. (MK)

Hentoff, Nat

1980-01-01

265

STS-92 Flight Day Highlights and Crew Activities: Day 9  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

On this ninth day of the STS-92 mission, the flight crew, Commander Brian Duffy, Pilot Pamela A. Melroy, and Mission Specialists Koichi Wakata, Leroy Chiao, Peter J.K. Wisoff, Michael E. Lopez-Alegria, and William S. McArthur participate in an audio interview while scenes are shown of the International Space Station (ISS) and the Earth.

2000-01-01

266

Peppy's Day in the Park  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

In this math activity, learners build Peppy the dog the best trail and park for running around. Learners calculate the perimeter and area of Peppy's park and modify the shape of the park to observe how the perimeter and area change. This activity guide contains a material list, sample questions to ask, literary connections, extensions, and alignment to local and national standards.

Houston, Children'S M.

2004-01-01

267

Calculation of day and night emittance values  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

In July 1983, the Thermal Infrared Multispectral Scanner (TIMS) was flown over Death Valley, California on both a midday and predawn flight within a two-day period. The availability of calibrated digital data permitted the calculation of day and night surface temperature and surface spectral emittance. Image processing of the data included panorama correction and calibration to radiance using the on-board black bodies and the measured spectral response of each channel. Scene-dependent isolated-point noise due to bit drops, was located by its relatively discontinuous values and replaced by the average of the surrounding data values. A method was developed in order to separate the spectral and temperature information contained in the TIMS data. Night and day data sets were processed. The TIMS is unique in allowing collection of both spectral emittance and thermal information in digital format with the same airborne scanner. For the first time it was possible to produce day and night emittance images of the same area, coregistered. These data add to an understanding of the physical basis for the discrimination of difference in surface materials afforded by TIMS.

Kahle, Anne B.

1986-01-01

268

STS-73 flight day 7  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

On this seventh day of the STS-73 sixteen day mission, the crew Cmdr. Kenneth Bowersox, Pilot Kent Rominger, Payload Specialists Albert Sacco and Fred Gregory, and Mission Specialists Kathryn Thornton, Catherine 'Cady' Collman, and Michael Lopez-Alegria are shown performing several of the spaceborne experiments onboard the United States Microgravity Lab-2 (USML-2). The experiments shown included the Surface Tension Driven Convection Experiment (STDCE), the Drop Physics Module (DPM), the Protein Crystal Growth (PCG) experiment, and the Glovebox (GBX) demonstration. All the experiments were monitored by the High-Packed Digital Television (HI-PAC) system onboard the shuttle.

1995-10-01

269

STS-73 flight day 10  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

On this tenth day of the STS-73 sixteen day mission, the crew Cmdr. Kenneth Bowersox, Pilot Kent Rominger, Payload Specialists Albert Sacco and Fred Gregory, and Mission Specialists Kathryn Thornton, Catherine 'Cady' Collman, and Michael Lopez-Alegria are shown performing several of the spaceborne experiments onboard the United States Microgravity Lab-2 (USML-2). The experiments shown include the Surface Tension Driven Convection Experiment (STDCE), the Drop Physics Module (DPM) experiment, and the Geophysical Fluid Flow Cell Experiment (GFFC). All experiment imagery was downlinked from the shuttle to Mission Control using the High-Packed Digital Television (HI-PAC) system.

1995-10-01

270

STS-73 flight day 11  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

On this eleventh day of the STS-73 sixteen day mission, the crew Cmdr. Kenneth Bowersox, Pilot Kent Rominger, Payload Specialists Albert Sacco and Fred Gregory, and Mission Specialists Kathryn Thornton, Catherine 'Cady' Collman, and Michael Lopez-Alegria are shown performing several of the spaceborne experiments onboard the United States Microgravity Lab-2 (USML-2). The experiments shown included the Drop Physics Module (DPM) and the Surface Tension Driven Convection Experiment (STDCE). Thermistors are used in the STDCE to study the fluid dynamics behind particle motion.

1995-10-01

271

STS-73 flight day 9  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

On this ninth day of the STS-73 sixteen day mission, the crew Cmdr. Kenneth Bowersox, Pilot Kent Rominger, Payload Specialists Albert Sacco and Fred Gregory, and Mission Specialists Kathryn Thornton, Catherine 'Cady' Collman, and Michael Lopez-Alegria are shown performing several of the spaceborne experiments onboard the United States Microgravity Lab-2 (USML-2). The experiments shown include the Surface Tension Driven Convection Experiment (STDCE) and the Protein Crystal Growth (PCG) experiment with different types of solution mixtures used. The imagery of the experiments inside the Spacelab were downlinked to Mission Control with the High-Packed Digital Television (HI-PAC) system.

1995-10-01

272

STS-74 flight day 2  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

On the second day of the STS-74 mission, the flight crew, Cmdr. Kenneth Cameron, Pilot James Halsell, and Mission Specialists William McArthur, Jerry Ross, and Chris Hatfield, were awakened to music from the play 'The Nutcracker'. The astronauts hosted an in-orbit interview with Canadian reporters and journalists from Toronto, answering general questions about living in space and space flight, and explaining the delicate maneuvers that the shuttle will have to perform for the Mir docking procedures scheduled for the next day. Due to the awkward angle that the shuttle will use to approach the Mir, the docking procedure will be done in an almost blind state.

1995-11-01

273

STS-74 flight day 4  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

On this fourth day of the STS-74 mission, the flight crew, Cmdr. Kenneth Cameron, Pilot James Halsell, and Mission Specialists William McArthur, Jerry Ross, and Chris Hatfield, perform a successful docking between the space shuttle and the Mir space station using the Russian-made docking module that had been previously installed on the third day of the mission. The astronauts and the Mir 20 cosmonauts, Cmdr. Yuri Gidzenko, Flight Engineer Gergei Avdeyev, and Cosmonaut-Researcher (ESA) Thomas Reiter, are shown greeting each other from inside the docking module and an in-orbit interview between the crews and NASA is conducted in both English and Russian.

1995-11-01

274

State Trees and Arbor Days.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Provides information on state trees for each of the 50 states and the District of Columbia. Includes for each state: (1) year in which state tree was chosen; (2) common and scientific names of the tree; (3) arbor day observance; (4) address of state forester; and (5) drawings of the tree, leaf, and fruit or cone. (JN)

Forest Service (USDA), Washington, DC.

275

Infant Nurseries and Day Care.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

In four brief pamphlets, background information concerning aspects of the provision of day care services for infants and young children is directed to (1) policy makers, (2) mass media specialists, (3) academic level workers and professionals, and (4) nurses, midwives, social workers, teachers, and parents. Topics discussed include child…

International Children's Centre, Paris (France).

276

A New Day for Intellectuals  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Soon after election day, the columnist Nicholas D. Kristof wrote in "The New York Times" that the "second most remarkable thing" about the election was that "American voters have just picked a president who is an open, out-of-the-closet, practicing intellectual." Surely, one of the secrets of President Obama's rhetorical power is his ability to…

Delbanco, Andrew

2009-01-01

277

The Twelve Days of Christmas  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Add song and dance to your mathematics lessons with this exercise, in which students discover the various covert mathematical relations hidden in the lyrics to the song âÂÂThe Twelve Days of Christmas.â In addition to the specific song-related questions, the activity provides guidance for instructors to create similar projects with other songs.

Brown, Judy A.

2008-04-04

278

200 days of Borexino data  

Microsoft Academic Search

Borexino is a large-volume liquid scintillator detector placed in the underground halls of the Laboratori Nazionali del Gran Sasso in Italy. After several years of construction, data taking started in May 2007, providing immediately incontrovertible evidence of the unprecedented radiopurity of the target mass. Here we report on the newest Borexino results obtained with about 200 days of data. Borexino

L. Ludhova; G. Bellini; J. Benziger; S. Bonetti; M. Buizza Avanzini; B. Caccianiga; L. Cadonati; F. Calaprice; C. Carraro; A. Chavarria; F. Dalnoki-Veress; D. D'Angelo; H. de Kerret; A. Derbin; A. Etenko; K. Fomenko; D. Franco; C. Galbiati; S. Gazzana; M. Giammarchi; M. Goeger-Neff; A. Goretti; C. Grieb; S. Hardy; Aldo Ianni; Andrea Ianni; M. Joyce; V. Kobychev; G. Korga; D. Kryn; M. Laubenstein; M. Leung; T. Lewke; E. Litvinovich; B. Loer; P. Lombardi; I. Machulin; S. Manecki; W. Maneschg; G. Manuzio; F. Masetti; K. McCarty; Q. Meindl; E. Meroni; L. Miramonti; M. Misiaszek; D. Montanari; V. Muratova; L. Oberauer; M. Obolensky; F. Ortica; M. Pallavicini; L. Papp; L. Perasso; S. Perasso; A. Pocar; R. S. Raghavan; G. Ranucci; A. Razeto; P. Risso; A. Romani; D. Rountree; A. Sabelnikov; R. Saldanha; C. Salvo; S. Schonert; H. Simgen; M. Skorokhvatov; O. Smirnov; A. Sotnikov; S. Sukhotin; Y. Suvorov; R. Tartaglia; G. Testera; D. Vignaud; R. B. Vogelaar; F. von Feilitzsch; M. Wojcik; M. Wurm; O. Zaimidoroga; S. Zavatarelli; G. Zuzel

2009-01-01

279

The Last Day of Civilization.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

A narrative account of what might occur the first day of a nuclear war is interspersed with facts about the nuclear arms race and about the destructive power of weapons already stockpiled in the United States and the Soviet Union. A plea is made for preserving civilization from such a catastrophe. (PP)

Jacobson, Willard J.

1982-01-01

280

A Model Disability Awareness Day.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Describes an all-day conciousness raising program designed to teach elementary school students about the disabled. The program described consisted of oral presentations and a theater performance by disabled individuals; it was presented to 270 students at Mary A. Hubbard School in Ramsey, New Jersey. (GC)

Watson, Emily Strauss

1984-01-01

281

A New Day for Kids  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The Martin Luther King School in Boston and nine other Massachusetts public schools used a grant from the Massachusetts Department of Education to expand their school days by at least two hours. Each school lengthened the time students spent in reading and math instruction. Farbman focuses on the Martin Luther King School's foray into an extended…

Farbman, David

2007-01-01

282

Editor's Corner: National Lab Day  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

In November 2009, President Obama helped launch National Lab Day (NLD)--an initiative that promises to become the most ambitious science-education partnership project ever in the United States. NLD is a nationwide movement to "build local communities of su

Metz, Steve

2010-04-01

283

STS-74 flight day 8  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

On this the eighth day of the STS-74 mission, the flight crew Cmdr. Kenneth Cameron, Pilot James Halsell, and Mission Specialists William McArthur, Jerry Ross, and Chris Hatfield, using the remote manipulator system (RMS), took exterior views of the shuttle in space. Additionally, the crew answered several questions posted on one of NASA's websites on the Internet.

1995-11-01

284

Infectious Diseases in Day Care.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Discussed in this publication are infectious illnesses for which children attending day care appear to be at special risk. Also covered are the common cold, some infectious disease problems receiving media attention, and some other annoying but not serious diseases, such as head lice, pinworms, and contagious skin conditions. Causes,…

Sleator, Esther K.

285

Tender Love and Day Care  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The low-cost day care center described is industry-sponsored, not for the company's employees, but as a community service enabling welfare mothers to work while their children enjoy a development-enhancing curriculum provided by trained teachers, once welfare recipients. Executives believe business must help the disadvantaged solve their problems.…

Stevenson, Gloria

1975-01-01

286

Take Advantage of Constitution Day  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The announcement of the mandate for Constitution and Citizenship Day shortly before September, 2005, probably led to groans of dismay. Not another "must-do" for teachers and schools already stressed by federal and state requirements for standardized tests, increasingly rigid curricula, and scrutiny from the public and officials. But the idea and…

McCune, Bonnie F.

2008-01-01

287

100th Day of School  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This FAQ page from the Teacher2Teacher service at The Math Forum @ Drexel contains links to many resources offering ideas for celebrating the 100th Day of School. Resources include T2T discussions, children's literature, teacher resource books, and web sites.

2002-01-01

288

Make Your Own Snow Day!  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Children love snow days, even when they come during the warmest weather. In this lesson the snow isn't falling outside, it's in the classroom--thanks to "Snowflake Bentley" (Briggs Martin 1998) and several models of snowflakes. A lesson on snow demonstrates several principles of practice for using models in elementary science. Focusing on snow was…

Robeck, Edward

2011-01-01

289

Family Day Care Services: Our Great-Grandmothers' Quilt  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This article features Family Day Care Services, one of the largest nonprofit providers of licensed home and centre-based child care programs in the Greater Toronto Area with 400 staff serving more than 4,000 children and their families. Family Day Care Services is also the lead agency for five Ontario Early Years Centres which are family…

Arruda, Joan

2009-01-01

290

Predictors of Condom Use in Latino Migrant Day Laborers  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This article reports on predictors of condom use with casual female sex partners on the part of Latino migrant day laborers in the San Francisco Bay Area. Results come from a secondary analysis of data from a cross-sectional survey using convenience sampling to interview 290 sexually active adult, male, migrant Latino day laborers. Regression…

Organista, Kurt C.; Ehrlich, Samantha F.

2008-01-01

291

Day-to-day variability in ionospheric electron content  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Published values of ionospheric electron content (IEC) are used to study its day-to-day variability at a number of stations extending from equatorial to mid-latitudes in Indian and American sectors for high and low solar activity years. It is seen that the variability is larger at night than by day, highest in February and November (D months) and lowest in equinox (E) months. The solar activity dependence is such that the variability is higher during high sunspot years than during low sunspot years for mid- and subauroral latitudes while for low latitudes this trend is reversed from 08 to 23 h local time. From a correlative study of the variability in IEC vis-a-vis that in possible causative factors such as solar 10.7 cm flux. magnetic activity, equatorial and auroral electrojet, the relative contributions of the above factors to the variability in IEC at different locations are brought out. The spatial correlation of TEC is also studied.

Aravindakshan, P.; Iyer, K. N.

1993-10-01

292

Description of Day-to-Day Variability in IRI  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

The International Reference Ionosphere (IRI) describes the monthly average behavior of Earth's ionosphere based on most of the accessible and reliable ground and space observations of ionospheric parameters. IRI is doing an excellent job in accurately representing these average conditions as countless comparisons with additional data have shown and as acknowledged by the fact that international organizations (COSPAR, URSI, ISO, ECSS) have accepted IRI as their ionosphere standard. However, with our ever-increasing dependence on space technology it has become important to go beyond the monthly averages and to provide a description of the day-to-day variability of the ionosphere. We will review past and ongoing efforts to provide IRI users with a quantitative description of ionospheric variability depending on altitude, time of day, time of year, latitude and solar and magnetic activity. We will present new results from an analysis of ISIS and Alouette topside sounder data. The IRI team is also pursuing the development of an IRI Real-Time (IRI-RT) that uses assimilative algorithms or updating procedures to combine IRI with real-time data for a more accurate picture of current ionospheric conditions. We will review the status of these activities and report on latest results.

Bilitza, Dieter; Liu, Boding; Rodriguez, Joseph E.

2013-04-01

293

Measurements for a Rainy Day.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Introduces an activity that focuses on qualitative and quantitative measurements of density, mass, volume, area, length, and units for making measurements and simple calculations. Includes instructor information and a student activity sheet. (Contains 14 references.) (Author/YDS)

Journal of Chemical Education, 2002

2002-01-01

294

Ambient Influenza and Avian Influenza Virus during Dust Storm Days and Background Days  

PubMed Central

Background The spread of influenza and highly pathogenic avian influenza (H5N1) presents a significant threat to human health. Avian influenza outbreaks in downwind areas of Asian dust storms (ADS) suggest that viruses might be transported by dust storms. Objectives We developed a technique to measure ambient influenza and avian influenza viruses. We then used this technique to measure concentrations of these viruses on ADS days and background days, and to assess the relationships between ambient influenza and avian influenza viruses, and air pollutants. Methods A high-volume air sampler was used in parallel with a filter cassette to evaluate spiked samples and unspiked samples. Then, air samples were monitored during ADS seasons using a filter cassette coupled with a real-time quantitative polymerase chain reaction (qPCR) assay. Air samples were monitored during ADS season (1 January to 31 May 2006). Results We successfully quantified ambient influenza virus using the filtration/real-time qPCR method during ADS days and background days. To our knowledge, this is the first report describing the concentration of influenza virus in ambient air. In both the spiked and unspiked samples, the concentration of influenza virus sampled using the filter cassette was higher than that using the high-volume sampler. The concentration of ambient influenza A virus was significantly higher during the ADS days than during the background days. Conclusions Our data imply the possibility of long-range transport of influenza virus.

Chen, Pei-Shih; Tsai, Feng Ta; Lin, Chien Kun; Yang, Chun-Yuh; Chan, Chang-Chuan; Young, Chea-Yuan; Lee, Chien-Hung

2010-01-01

295

76 FR 28393 - Proposed Approval of Air Quality Implementation Plan; Ohio and West Virginia; Determinations of...  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...Cleveland-Akron, Columbus, Dayton-Springfield, and Steubenville-Weirton (hereafter...Cleveland-Akron, the Columbus, and the Dayton- Springfield areas) and one Ohio-West Virginia...Cleveland-Akron, Columbus, Dayton-Springfield, and Steubenville-Weirton areas...

2011-05-17

296

STS-79 Flight Day 8  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

On this eighth day of the STS-79 mission, the flight crew, Cmdr. William F. Readdy, Pilot Terrence W. Wilcutt, Mission Specialists, Thomas D. Akers, Shannon Lucid, Jay Apt, and Carl E. Walz, are seen bidding the crew of Mir farewell and then closing the hatches between their two spacecraft in preparation for undocking. The nine astronauts and cosmonauts gathered in the Core Module of the Russian space station for a formal goodbye. With the official ceremony complete, the crewmembers shared a final meal together and exchanged private farewells as Shannon Lucid prepared to return home in Atlantis and her replacement on Mir, John Blaha, began a four month stay on the station. Walz and Apt and Mir 22 Commander Valery Korzun with assistance from Flight Engineer 2 John Blaha, swung the hatches between their spacecraft closed concluding five days of joint operations. The vestibule between Atlantis and Mir was depressurized and leak checks were performed in readiness for undocking.

1996-01-01

297

STS-73 flight day 14  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

On this fourteenth day of the STS-73 sixteen day mission, the crew Cmdr. Kenneth Bowersox, Pilot Kent Rominger, Payload Specialists Albert Sacco and Fred Gregory, and Mission Specialists Kathryn Thornton, Catherine 'Cady' Collman, and Michael Lopez-Alegria are shown performing several of the spaceborne experiments onboard the United States Microgravity Lab-2 (USML-2). The experiments shown include the Drop Physics Module (DPM) experiment, the Surface Tension Driven Convection Experiment (STDCE), the Geophysical Fluid Flow Cell (GFFC) experiment, and an experiment on fuel combustion and combustion products. Bowersox, Sacco, Thornton, and Rominger (the red team) were interviewed by high school students from Worcester, Massachusetts, who asked questions regarding the mission's experiments and general questions about living in space. Earth views included a black and white image of the Earth's atmospheric boundary layers.

1995-11-01

298

STS-73 flight day 15  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

On this fifteenth day of the STS-73 sixteen day mission, the crew Cmdr. Kenneth Bowersox, Pilot Kent Rominger, Payload Specialists Albert Sacco and Fred Gregory, and Mission Specialists Kathryn Thornton, Catherine 'Cady' Collman, and Michael Lopez-Alegria are shown hosting an in-orbit interview with various newspaper reporters from Johnson Space Center, Kennedy Space Center, and Marshall Space Flight Center via satellite hookup. The astronauts were asked questions regarding the status of the United States Microgravity Lab-2 (USML-2) experiments, their personal goals regarding their involvement in the mission, their future in the space program, and general questions about living in space. Earth views included cloud cover and a tropical storm.

1995-11-01

299

STS-73 flight day 5  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

On this fifth day of the STS-73 sixteen day mission, the crew Cmdr. Kenneth Bowersox, Pilot Kent Rominger, Payload Specialists Albert Sacco and Fred Gregory, and Mission Specialists Kathryn Thornton, Catherine 'Cady' Collman, and Michael Lopez-Alegria are shown performing several of the spaceborne experiments onboard the United States Microgravity Lab-2 (USML-2). These experiments are downlinked to Mission Control from the Spacelab using the High-Packed Digital Television (HI-PAC) systems onboard the Shuttle. The experiments shown include the Drop Physics Module (DPM) experiment, the Surface Tension Driven Convection Experiment (STDCE), the Protein Crystal Growth (PCG) experiment, and a Hand-Held Diffusion Test Cell experiment. Lopez-Alegria is interviewed in Spanish by two Spanish radio show hosts. Earth views include cloud cover, the Earth's horizon and atmospheric boundary layers, and several oceans.

1995-10-01

300

STS-73 flight day 3  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

On this third day of the STS-73 sixteen day mission, the crew, Cmdr. Kenneth Bowersox, Pilot Kent Rominger, Payload Specialists Albert Sacco and Fred Gregory, and Mission Specialists Kathryn Thornton, Catherine 'Cady' Collman, and Michael Lopez-Alegria are shown performing several of the spaceborne experiments onboard the United States Microgravity Lab-2 (USML-2). The experiments shown include the Surface Tension Driven Convection Experiment (STDCE), the Drop Physics Module (DPM) experiment, and the High-Packed Digital Television (HI-PAC) demonstration. The HI-PAC allows the digitization of up to six video downlink signals from the Spacelab experiments and other cameras onboard the Shuttle, where previously only one downlink was allowed.

1995-10-01

301

STS-73 flight day 4  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

On this fourth day of the STS-73 sixteen day mission, the crew Cmdr. Kenneth Bowersox, Pilot Kent Rominger, Payload Specialists Albert Sacco and Fred Gregory, and Mission Specialists Kathryn Thornton, Catherine 'Cady' Collman, and Michael Lopez-Alegria are shown performing several of the spaceborne experiments onboard the United States Microgravity Lab-2 (USML-2). The experiments shown include the High-Packed Digital Television (HI-PAC) demonstration, the Surface Tension Driven Convection Experiment (STDCE), and the Drop Physics Module (DPM) experiment. Video footage is shown of the crew working in the Spacelab along with a split screen Shuttle downlink/Ground-Air Television (GATV) uplink from Mission Control. Several of the astronauts are interviewed by Mission Control regarding the status of the experiments.

1995-10-01

302

[Day Hospital: history and conceptualization].  

PubMed

The appearance of Day Hospitals operated as a model to inspire the different ways of partial time psychiatric care (night hospitals, weekend hospitals, long hour activities in hospitalization services or general hospitals, etc.) and came to complement or replace complete hospitalization in classic psychiatric hospitals. This article presents the history and origins of Day Hospitals and their initial propagation in different countries, and especially in Argentina. Social and political conditions that set their emergence as a therapeutic resource in psychiatry, their models of functioning and variants of application according to the diagnoses of patients admitted, age groups, etc., the theories put into play to report their effects, several studies and technical results, and ideological views related to mental disorders and their treatment in the society are also being studied. PMID:23139920

Stagnaro, Juan C

2012-01-01

303

Argonne's 2012 Earth Day Event  

ScienceCinema

Argonne's 2012 Earth Day event drew crowds from across the laboratory. Argonne and U.S. Department of Energy employees toured booths and interactive displays set up by Argonne programs and clubs. Several of Argonne's partners participated, including U.S. Department of Energy, University of Chicago, Abri Credit Union, DuPage County Forest Preserve, DuPage Water Commission, PACE and Morton Arboretum. Argonne scientists and engineers also participated in a poster session, discussing their clean energy research.

304

Argonne's 2012 Earth Day Event  

SciTech Connect

Argonne's 2012 Earth Day event drew crowds from across the laboratory. Argonne and U.S. Department of Energy employees toured booths and interactive displays set up by Argonne programs and clubs. Several of Argonne's partners participated, including U.S. Department of Energy, University of Chicago, Abri Credit Union, DuPage County Forest Preserve, DuPage Water Commission, PACE and Morton Arboretum. Argonne scientists and engineers also participated in a poster session, discussing their clean energy research.

None

2012-01-01

305

Going Vegetarian for the Day  

Microsoft Academic Search

To determine participants’ willingness to go “meat-free” for the day, a twelve-item survey was distributed randomly at campus restaurants during meal periods. The sample consisted of over 600 students and staff. The results were analyzed using SPSS (Statistical Package for Social Sciences) statistical software. Nine percent (71% female & 29% male) claimed to be vegetarian with lacto-ovo vegetarianism the most

Laura Hartung

1999-01-01

306

STS-74 flight day 7  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

On this the seventh day of the STS-74 mission, the flight crew Cmdr. Kenneth Cameron, Pilot James Halsell, and Mission Specialists William McArthur, Jerry Ross, and Chris Hatfield, filmed the Mir-shuttle separation maneuver. After separation, the shuttle performed a fly-around of the Mir space station , during which, a variety of views of the Mir station were taken. Earth views include cloud cover.

1995-11-01

307

The early days of incineration  

SciTech Connect

Landfills reaching capacity, beaches fouled with trash, neighborhood residents protesting waste disposal sites in their backyards, and municipalities forced to recycle. Sound familiar? These issues might have been taken from today`s headlines, but they were also problems facing mechanical engineers a century ago. Conditions such as these were what led engineers to design the first incinerators for reducing the volume of municipal garbage, as well as for producing heat and electricity. The paper discusses these early days.

Valenti, M.

1995-05-01

308

NASA Day at the Capitol  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

Astronaut Rex Walheim (center) speaks to members of the Mississippi House of Representatives in chambers during NASA Day at the Capitol in Jackson on Feb. 19. Walheim was joined at the podium by members of the Mississippi House of Representatives Gulf Coast delegation, as well as Stennis Space Center Director Gene Goldman (astronaut's immediate right) and NASA's Shared Services Center Director Rick Arbuthnot and Partners for Stennis Executive Director Tish Williams (astronaut's immediate left).

2009-01-01

309

Argonne's 2012 Earth Day Event  

ScienceCinema

Argonne's 2012 Earth Day event drew crowds from across the laboratory. Argonne and U.S. Department of Energy employees toured booths and interactive displays set up by Argonne programs and clubs. Several of Argonne's partners participated, including U.S. Department of Energy, University of Chicago, Abri Credit Union, DuPage County Forest Preserve, DuPage Water Commission, PACE and Morton Arboretum. Argonne scientists and engineers also participated in a poster session, discussing their clean energy research.

None

2013-04-19

310

STS-79 Flight Day 4  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

On this fourth day of the STS-79 mission, the flight crew, Cmdr. William F. Readdy, Pilot Terrence W. Wilcutt, Mission Specialists, Thomas D. Akers, John Blaha, Jay Apt, and Carl E. Walz, are seen docking with the Mir Space Station. After two hours of pressure and leak checks, the hatches between the two spacecraft is then opened. The two crews are seen greeting one another to begin five days of joint operations. The rendezvous and docking went flawlessly as Readdy flew the orbiter manually through the final 2,000 feet. Docking occurred within seconds of the pre-planned time and flight controllers reported that only slight oscillations were felt through the Orbiter Docking System as the two spacecraft locked together. Within hours of the hatch opening, crew members John Blaha and Shannon Lucid formally swapped places before going to bed with Blaha becoming a member of the Mir-22 crew and Lucid joining the STS-79 crew to wrap up 179 days as a member of the Mir station. Blaha joins Mir 22 Commander Valery Korzun and Flight Engineer Alexander Kaleri on Mir for the next four months. Soon after the crew members completed their welcoming ceremony, they went to work, hauling bags of water and other supplies from the Shuttle's Spacehab module into the Mir. More than 4000 pounds of equipment and logistical supplies will be transferred to the Mir before Atlantis undocks from the space station.

1996-01-01

311

STS-79 Flight Day 9  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

On this ninth day of the STS-79 mission, the flight crew, Cmdr. William F. Readdy, Pilot Terrence W. Wilcutt, Mission Specialists, Thomas D. Akers, Shannon Lucid, Jay Apt, and Carl E. Walz having completed five days of joint operations between the American astronauts and the Russian cosmonauts are seen flying solo once again after undocking from the Mir Space Station. As Atlantis/Mir flew over the Ural Mountains of central Asia, the docking hooks and latches that joined the vehicles together were commanded open and Atlantis drifted slowly away from Mir. Wilcutt then initiated a tail-forward fly-around of the Russian space station. After one and one-half revolutions around Mir, Atlantis' jets were fired in a separation maneuver to enable Atlantis to break away from Mir. On board Atlantis, the six-member crew is settling back into its normal routine with a fairly light schedule for the remainder of the day. Early in the morning as Atlantis flew over the United States, the crew took time to talk with anchors for the CBS Up to the Minute' network news broadcast.

1996-01-01

312

[Organizational recommendations for day surgery].  

PubMed

In France, the delayed development of day surgery compared to other countries led the ANAP and the HAS in 2011 to enter into a joint work program to provide some reference guide for hospitals to change their practices to outpatient. In this context, organizational guidelines and operational tools were published in May 2013. The method of construction of the recommendations resulting from an original work that combined a three-fold approach: field vision by identifying the highlights of 15 hospitals selected for their representative performance and analyzing the risks of five voluntary hospitals, mobilization organizational theories from the social sciences, using 53 professional experts. The work concluded on 16 organizational recommendations under four forms (basic principles, strategic elements, operational elements and perspectives). These recommendations are accompanied by tools and guides diagnosis and implementation, as well as productions for further reflection. These organizational recommendations confirmed the specificity of day surgery, which is not related to the act, but to the organization, management and optimization of different flows of a hospital (patient flow, professional flows, logistical, informational…). The performance of a day surgery organization is linked to its ability to control its flow and anticipation. PMID:24444491

Bontemps, Gilles

2014-03-01

313

Dear Old Golden Rule Days.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Learning activities to develop skills in various curriculum areas including language arts, mathematics, social studies, and science are presented, focusing on the theme of education in centuries past. Sample activities include contrasting the Spartan and Athenian educational systems and using Pestalozzi's charts for math functions. (DB)

Trede, Mildred

1992-01-01

314

The Day the Earth Shook  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This lesson, based on the NOVA television broadcast 'The Day the Earth Shook', introduces students to engineering for earthquakes; specifically, architectural features that work and those that don't. The objective is to explore structural engineering through three design challenges; a relatively short, wide building; a home on a hillside; and a pyramid shape that focuses most of its mass near the bottom. Students are divided into three teams and each team is assigned one of the structure challenges. Each team will build and test its structure, record its results, then rotate to the next challenge until all three teams have attempted all three challenges.

2011-04-20

315

STS-91 Day 03 Highlights  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

On this third day of the STS-91 mission, the flight crew, Cmdr. Charles J. Precourt, Pilot Dominic L. Pudwill Gorie and Mission Specialists Wendy B. Lawrence, Franklin R. Chang-Diaz, Janet L. Kavandi, and Valery Victorovitch Ryumin prepare for docking with the Mir Space Station and a reunion with U.S. Astronaut Andy Thomas, who is about to conclude his more-than-four-month mission to the Russian outpost. After the docking the two crews open the entry hatch and greet each other. The astronauts and cosmonauts transfer supplies from the shuttle to Mir.

1998-01-01

316

STS-74 flight day 3  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

On this third day of the STS-74 mission, the flight crew, Cmdr. Kenneth Cameron, Pilot James Halsell, and Mission Specialists William McArthur, Jerry Ross, and Chris Hatfield successfully connect the Russian-made docking module to the Space Shuttle using the shuttle's robot arm. There is a live, in-orbit press interview with the astronauts from inside the Russian docking module regarding the status of the mission thus far. The docking module will remain with Mir after the two spacecraft have undocked.

1995-11-01

317

Helmet-mounted display (day/night)  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

A dangerous situation is created when the pilot looks inside the cockpit for instrument information when flying combat and low altitude missions. While looking at instruments, a pilot cannot be performing situation analysis; yet not looking at instruments runs such risks as flying into the ground, particularly in low visibility conditions or in relatively featureless terrain where visual cues for altitude and attitude are inadequate or deceptive. The AN/AVS-7 HMD solves this problem for night flight for both helicopters and fixed wing aircraft which must operate in a 'nap of the earth' flight regime. The display unit mounts on the AN/AVS-6 night vision goggles and provides symbology overlaid on the pilot's outside view; cockpit instrument information is thus provided through the goggles. The pilot is immediately aware of changes in either his surroundings or the instrument readings. This minimizes the risk of critical information being missed in one area while the pilot is looking in the other. The 'day' HMD version of the AN/AVS-7 display now carries these advantages into daytime flights. This display unit operates in conditions from full sunlight to dusk, provides the same symbology as the night display, and connects to the night display interface with no aircraft modification. The day HMD mounts to the helmet using the attachment points previously reserved for the night vision goggles. This display improves the safety of daytime operations by keeping the eyes 'out of the cockpit' in difficult situations such as those presented during landings, cargo lifting and flight utilizing terrain masking. It offers the possibility of a less stressful way of familiarizing the pilot with the symbology and of the dynamic relationships it has to the aircraft and background motions. This familiarization is now accomplished during night flights using night vision goggles. The 'day' HMD is also a useful maintenance aid, easing the ground crew's checkout of the aircraft systems during the day.

Givens, Gerald S.; Yona, Zvi

1996-06-01

318

First Complete Day from MODIS  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

This spectacular, full-color image of the Earth is a composite of the first full day of data gathered by the Moderate-resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) aboard NASA's Terra spacecraft. MODIS collected the data for each wavelength of red, green, and blue light as Terra passed over the daylit side of the Earth on April 19, 2000. Terra is orbiting close enough to the Earth so that it cannot quite see the entire surface in a day, resulting in the narrow gaps around the equator. Although the sensor's visible channels were combined to form this true-color picture, MODIS collects data in a total of 36 wavelengths, ranging from visible to thermal infrared energy. Scientists use these data to measure regional and global-scale changes in marine and land-based plant life, sea and land surface temperatures, cloud properties, aerosols, fires, and land surface properties. Notice how cloudy the Earth is, and the large differences in brightness between clouds, deserts, oceans, and forests. The Antarctic, surrounded by clockwise swirls of cloud, is shrouded in darkness because the sun is north of the equator at this time of year. The tropical forests of Africa, Southeast Asia, and South America are shrouded by clouds. The bright Sahara and Arabian deserts stand out clearly. Green vegetation is apparent in the southeast United States, the Yucatan Peninsula, and Madagascar. Image by Mark Gray, MODIS Atmosphere Team, NASA GSFC

2002-01-01

319

STS-90 Day 14 Highlights  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

On this fourteenth day of the STS-90 mission, the flight crew, Cmdr. Richard A. Searfoss, Pilot Scott D. Altman, and Mission Specialists Richard M. Linnehan, Dafydd Rhys Williams and Kathryn P. Hire, and Payload Specialists Jay C. Buckey and James A. Pawelczyk focus on the efforts of Neurolab's Neuronal Plasticity Team to better understand how the adult nervous system adapts to the new environment of space. Columbia's science crew -- Mission Specialists Rick Linnehan and Dave Williams and Payload Specialists Jay Buckey and Jim Pawelczyk -- perform the second and final in-flight dissections of the adult male rats on board. The crew euthanizes and dissects nine rats and remove the vestibular or balance organs of the inner ear; the cerebellum, the part of the brain critical for maintaining balance and for processing information from the limbs so they can be moved smoothly; and the cerebrum, one part of which controls automatic functions such as body temperature regulation and the body's internal clock, and the cortical region that controls cognitive functions such as thinking. The first dissection, which was performed on the second day of the flight, went extremely well, according to Neurolab scientists.

1998-01-01

320

STS-88 Day 04 Highlights  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

On this forth day of the STS-88 mission, the flight crew, Commander Robert D. Cabana, Pilot Frederick W. Sturckow, and Mission Specialists Nancy J. Currie, James H. Newman, Jerry L. Ross, and Sergei are awakened to the sounds of "Somewhere Over the Rainbow," requested by Commander Bob Cabana's daughter, Sarah. With the three-story-high Unity connecting module latched upright in the shuttle's payload bay, Cabana takes manual control of the shuttle as it moves to within about a half-mile of Zarya. Cabana and Sturckow execute a sequence of maneuvers that will bring Endeavour directly above the module. Currie uses the robotic arm to capture the module. She then positions Zarya above Unity's docking mechanism.

1998-01-01

321

Botany Photo of the Day  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

The motto of this fine site is simple: "In science, beauty. In beauty, science. Daily". A more pure expression could not be found to describe this lovely site offered by the University of British Columbia's Botanical Garden and Centre for Plant Research. The site focuses on a different high-quality photograph every day, complete with background information. Visitors can also view the site's archives, which date back to April 2005 and browse previously featured photographs, which are divided into categories that include conifers, lichens, mosses, and natural landscapes. Visitors will also want to check out some of organization's resources, including The Garden Weblog and the online garden forums. Finally, the site also affords visitors the opportunity to download desktop wallpaper for their own computer.

322

STS-88 Day 03 Highlights  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

On this third day of the STS-88 mission, the flight crew, Commander Robert D. Cabana, Pilot Frederick W. Sturckow, and Mission Specialists Nancy J. Currie, James H. Newman, Jerry L. Ross, and Sergei Krikalev check out the various tools they will use during the three scheduled spacewalks to be conducted later in the flight. They then begin an early set-up of the Shuttle's airlock in preparation for that first spacewalk. Newman and Russian cosmonaut Sergei Krikalev take part in an on-line interview by the New York Times. Currie is seen placing Unity just inches above the extended outer ring on Endeavour's docking mechanism, enabling Commander Bob Cabana to fire downward maneuvering jets to lock the shuttle's docking system to one of two Pressurized Mating Adapters (PMA's) attached to Unity.

1998-01-01

323

STS-90 Day 08 Highlights  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

On this eighth day of the STS-90 mission, the flight crew, Cmdr. Richard A. Searfoss, Pilot Scott D. Altman, and Mission Specialists Richard M. Linnehan, Dafydd Rhys Williams and Kathryn P. Hire, and Payload Specialists Jay C. Buckey and James A. Pawelczyk continue to operate the 26 individual experiments designed to provide insight into the operation of the nervous system, the most complex and least well-known part of the human body. The STS-90 crew members have used themselves as test subjects in a variety of experiments associated with studying functions such as blood pressure regulation , balance, coordination and sleep patterns. They also have studied a variety of animals to gain additional insight into the effects of the weightless environment of space on the development and performance of the nervous system.

1998-01-01

324

STS-74 flight day 1  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

On this first day of the STS-74 mission, the flight crew, Cmdr. Kenneth Cameron, Pilot James Halsell, and Mission Specialists William McArthur, Jerry Ross, and Chris Hatfield, are shown in prelaunch and launch activities. This mission is the second of seven Mir-Space Shuttle hook-ups. Major objectives of this mission are to include a docking between Mir and the Space Shuttle and the transfer of a Russian docking module, water, supplies, and two solar arrays to the Mir space station. This mission highlights the first time that astronauts from Canada, Russia, the U.S. and the European Space Agency (ESA) will be onboard a single spacecraft in space at the same time. Additional experimental payloads onboard the shuttle are the GLO-4 PASDE Payload (GPP) experiment and the Photogrammetric Appendage Structural Dynamics Experiment (PASDE).

1995-11-01

325

STS-74 flight day 5  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

On this fifth day of the STS-74 mission, the flight crew, Cmdr. Kenneth Cameron, Pilot James Halsell, and Mission Specialists William McArthur, Jerry Ross, and Chris Hatfield, were awakened to the theme from the movie 2001: A Space Odyssey'. The Mir 20 cosmonauts, Cmdr. Yuri Gidzenko, Flight Engineer Sergei Avdeyev, and Cosmonaut-Researcher (ESA) Thomas Reiter, and shuttle astronauts are shown giving each other plaques and presents to commemorate their historic docking event and the start towards the development of the International Space Station. There is a press conference from Moscow by a one of the officers of the Russian Space Agency with both flight crews and an additional separate press interview of the crews by Canadian reporters. There is video footage of the two docked spacecraft taken from various angles.

1995-11-01

326

STS-91 Day 07 Highlights  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

On this seventh day of the STS-91 mission, the flight crew, Cmdr. Charles J. Precourt, Pilot Dominic L. Pudwill Gorie and Mission Specialists Wendy B. Lawrence, Franklin R. Chang-Diaz, Janet L. Kavandi, and Valery Victorovitch Ryumin awaken to 'Manic Monday' performed by The Bangles, played the crew by Mission Control in honor of an historic Monday for the U.S. and Russian space programs. Today's schedule includes television feed from the Mir of a final crew farewell and hatch closing. After undocking, the shuttle backs away from the Mir until it reaches a distance of approximately 240 feet below the station. Pilot Dom Gorie then performs a nose forward flyaround of Mir.

1998-01-01

327

Climatic characteristics and change laws of fog, haze and acid rain days in Wenzhou  

Microsoft Academic Search

Based on the fog and haze data from 8 meteorological stations in Wenzhou, the spatial climatic characteristics and change laws of fog and haze days in recent 40 years were analyzed. The results indicate that from 1971 to 2008, the fog days in urban area of Wenzhou was significantly decreased. Fog days in exurban area of Wenzhou were decreased but

Zheng Feng; Zhou Bi-gao; Wu Meng-chun

2010-01-01

328

[Bi-layer hernioplasty in day surgery].  

PubMed

Nowadays the modern surgical techniques of hernia repair highly consider not only the decrease of the recurrence rate, but also a fast recovery, minimal postoperative pain and low costs of this type of surgery. This paper presents the preliminary results of a study performed on 41 patients diagnosed with inguinal hernia and operated under local anesthesia, as day surgery cases, during 2004-2006. The selection of the patients was performed under the "Guidelines and Standards for Day Surgery in Australia". We used local "step by step" anesthesia with a solution of 20 ml of lydocaine 1%, 20 ml of marcaine 0.5% and and 20 ml of NaCl 0.9%. The surgical procedure based on the sutureless technique "Gilbert", implied the placement of two polypropylene meshes: one of them introduced through the deep inguinal ring, and the other one in the inguinal channel, minimally fixed. We studied: intraoperative comfort and postoperative pain of the patients, problems related to the surgical technique, the operative time, complications and the recurrence rate. The follow-up period was 14 months. 85.36% of the patients had a very good intraoperative comfort, and only 14.64 % of them needed supplementary intravenous analgesia; none of the patients needed conversion to general anesthesia. The mean operative time was 65 minutes. The complications were: seroma (3 patients) and hematoma (1 patient), all of them treated conservatively. No recurrence was noticed. From this preliminary study it seems that the surgical treatment of the inguinal hernia with double polypropylene mesh, under local anesthesia and as day surgery is feasible and secure. The minimal postoperative complications and the patients' satisfaction show that the new concept of day surgery must be promoted in our surgery clinics. However, we must emphasize that, in order to obtain good results on a larger scale, certain measures are mandatory, such as: organizing a special area and circuits for day surgery, nursing at home, precise inform of the patients (video samples), the use of modern communication (internet) with patients. PMID:17966941

Turculet, Cl; Feodor, T; Dinescu, G; Petric?, R; R?dulescu, S; Beuran, M

2007-01-01

329

Day Care: Old Think and New Think.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

In this paper, old and new ways of thinking about day care are described as "oldthink" and "newthink." Major points of oldthink are that: (1) day care is a social service; (2) day care users are recipients, or at best, clients; (3) day care must be limited to low-income families; (4) licensing should protect children in day care on the legal…

Morgan, Gwen G.

330

Full-Day Kindergarten Programs. ERIC Digest.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Changes in American society and education over the last 20 years have contributed to the popularity of all-day, every-day kindergarten programs. Full-day kindergarten is popular for a number of reasons. Full-day programs eliminate the need to provide buses and crossing guards at mid-day. In high-poverty schools, state and federal funding for…

Rothenberg, Dianne

331

70 Days of Jupiter Winds  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

This global movie of 70 days of Jupiter's cloud movements photographed by NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows that zones of eastward and westward winds cover the planet virtually from pole to pole.

Cassini's narrow-angle camera captured the images of Jupiter's atmosphere from October 1 to December 9, 2000, in the near-infrared region of the spectrum. The view here is a cylindrical projection centered in the planet's equator.

The movie allows tracking of individual storms' movements in the familiar zonal bands of the lower latitudes, in the swirling turbulence around the Great Red Spot and in the high latitudes where still images show chaotic mottling instead of stripes.

Cassini collected images of Jupiter for months before and after it passed the planet on December 30, 2000. Six or more images of the planet in each of several spectral filters were taken at evenly spaced intervals over the course of Jupiter's 10-hour rotation period. The entire sequence was repeated generally every other Jupiter rotation, yielding views of every sector of the planet at least once every 20 hours.

The images used for the movie shown here were taken every 20 hours through a filter centered at a wavelength of 756 nanometers, where there are almost no absorptions in the planet's atmosphere. Six images covering each rotation were mosaiced together to form a cylindrical map extending from 75 degrees north to 75 degrees south in latitude and covering 360 degrees in longitude. The movie consists of 84 such maps, spanning 70Earth days in time or 168 Jupiter rotations.

For more information, see the Cassini Project home page, http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/cassini/ and the Cassini Imaging Team home page, http://ciclops.lpl.arizona.edu/ciclops/ .

Cassini is a cooperative project of NASA, the European Space Agency and the Italian Space Agency. The Jet Propulsion Laboratory, a division of the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena, manages the Cassini mission for NASA's Office of Space Science, Washington, D.C.

2001-01-01

332

76 FR 56641 - Approval and Promulgation of Air Quality Implementation Plans; Ohio and West Virginia...  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...Cleveland- Akron, Columbus, Dayton-Springfield, and Steubenville-Weirton (hereafter...Cleveland-Akron, the Columbus, and the Dayton-Springfield areas) and one Ohio-West Virginia...Cleveland-Akron, Columbus, Dayton-Springfield, and Steubenville-...

2011-09-14

333

STS-88 Day 11 Highlights  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

On this eleventh day of the STS-88 mission, the flight crew, Commander Robert D. Cabana, Pilot Frederick W. Sturckow, and Mission Specialists Nancy J. Currie, James H. Newman, Jerry L. Ross, and Sergei Krikalev are awakened with the song "Goodnight, Sweetheart, Goodnight". Pilot Rick Sturckow undocks Endeavour from the station and backs the shuttle away to a distance of 450 feet above the station before beginning a nose-forward fly-around. Later Cabana, Sturckow and Ross deploy the SAC-A satellite from Endeavour's payload bay. SAC-A is a small, self-contained, non-recoverable satellite built by the Argentinean National Commission of Space Activities. The cube-shaped, 590-pound satellite will test and characterize the performance of new equipment and technologies that may be used in future scientific or operational missions. The payload includes a differential global positioning system, a magnetometer, silicon solar cells, a charge-coupled device Earth camera and a whale tracker experiment.

1998-01-01

334

The world surveyed in eighteen days  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

There are no author-identified significant results in this report. Earth Resources Technology Satellite 1 was launched on July 23, 1972, on a polar orbit at an altitude of approximately 900 kilometers. The satellite circles the earth fourteen times a day, and its multispectral scanners produce complete coverage of the world every 18 days. The scanning system of the satellite is designed to provide simultaneous images if the earth's surface, each in a different spectral band-green, orange/red, red, and infrared. This data is telemetered to stations on earth where it is processed from its digital form into corrected photographic images. A single photographic exposure covers an area of 185 square kilometers. Results of ERTS-1 have far exceeded all expectations and confirm the belief that the imagery obtained will be of wide-ranging value in the study and mapping of the earth's surface. The knowledge and experience gained from the ERTS-1 data will be applied to a further study based on the much more ambitious Skylab. The improvement in the material recovered from Skylab should mark a leap forward in technical quality and in the corresponding/potential of the imagery.

Mott, P. G. (principal investigator)

1973-01-01

335

34 CFR 303.9 - Day.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...OFFICE OF SPECIAL EDUCATION AND REHABILITATIVE SERVICES, DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION EARLY INTERVENTION PROGRAM FOR INFANTS AND TODDLERS WITH DISABILITIES General Definitions Used in This Part § 303.9 Day. Day means calendar day, unless...

2013-07-01

336

78 FR 73075 - World AIDS Day, 2013  

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...Proclamation 9064--World AIDS Day, 2013 Presidential Documents...Proclamation 9064 of November 27, 2013 World AIDS Day, 2013 By the President of the...of America A Proclamation Each year on World AIDS Day, we come together as a...

2013-12-04

337

76 FR 70631 - World Freedom Day, 2011  

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...Proclamation 8752--World Freedom Day, 2011 Presidential Documents...Proclamation 8752 of November 8, 2011 World Freedom Day, 2011 By the President of...a stronger affirmation of freedom. On World Freedom Day, we commemorate the fall...

2011-11-14

338

Melas Chasma, Day and Night.  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

This image is a mosaic of day and night infrared images of Melas Chasma taken by the camera system on NASA's Mars Odyssey spacecraft. The daytime temperature images are shown in black and white, superimposed on the martian topography. A single nighttime temperature image is superimposed in color. The daytime temperatures range from approximately -35 degrees Celsius (-31 degrees Fahrenheit) in black to -5 degrees Celsius (23 degrees Fahrenheit) in white. Overlapping landslides and individual layers in the walls of Melas Chasma can be seen in this image. The landslides flowed over 100 kilometers (62 miles) across the floor of Melas Chasma, producing deposits with ridges and grooves of alternating warm and cold materials that can still be seen. The temperature differences in the daytime images are due primarily to lighting effects, where sunlit slopes are warm (bright) and shadowed slopes are cool (dark). The nighttime temperature differences are due to differences in the abundance of rocky materials that retain their heat at night and stay relatively warm (red). Fine grained dust and sand (blue) cools off more rapidly at night. These images were acquired using the thermal infrared imaging system infrared Band 9, centered at 12.6 micrometers.

Jet Propulsion Laboratory, a division of the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena, manages the 2001 Mars Odyssey mission for NASA's Office of Space Science in Washington, D.C. Investigators at Arizona State University in Tempe, the University of Arizona in Tucson and NASA's Johnson Space Center, Houston, operate the science instruments. Additional science partners are located at the Russian Aviation and Space Agency and at Los Alamos National Laboratories, New Mexico. Lockheed Martin Astronautics, Denver, is the prime contractor for the project, and developed and built the orbiter. Mission operations are conducted jointly from Lockheed Martin and from JPL. Aviation and Space Agency and at Los Alamos National Laboratories, New Mexico. Lockheed Martin Astronautics, Denver, is the prime contractor for the project, and developed and built the orbiter. Mission operations are conducted jointly from Lockheed Martin and from JPL.

2002-01-01

339

Area Explorer  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Learn the relationship between perimeter and area. A shape will be automatically generated with the perimeter that you choose. Calculate the area of this shape. Area Explorer is one of the Interactivate assessment explorers.

340

Area Designers  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This is the first of two hands-on lessons that make a real-world connection for students in measuring area in square units. Students become area designers during an activity that illustrates area, and then make a real world connection with area when they are shown a residential blueprint. Students gain practice calculating area and recording the area of rooms (quadrilaterals) in square units.

Davis, Deana

2012-06-07

341

Hydrogeology and water quality of at the management systems evaluation area near Piketon, Ohio  

USGS Publications Warehouse

This report presents the results of a study by the U.S. Geological Survey, The Ohio State University, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture to describe the hydrology, water quality, and geochemical factors controlling water quality at the Ohio Management Systems Evaluation Area (MSEA). The Ohio MSEA is located on a 650-acre farm in the Scioto River Valley in Pike County, south-central Ohio. The farm is underlain by an incised bedrock valley filled with about 70 feet of sand and gravel outwash deposits that are covered by a veneer of silty clay alluvium and silty loam and sandy loam soils. Outwash sediment are composed predominantly of dolomite, quartz, and calcite, and have a median organic carbon concentration of 0.39 weight percent. Horizontal hydraulic conductivity of the sediment based on results of multiple-well aquifer tests ranges from 400 to 560 feet per day. Ground-water flow is from east to west-southwest at an average velocity of 1.5 to 2.5 feet per day. Ground water and surface water at the site are highly interconnected. Big Beaver Creek recharges the outwash aquifer along the eastern edge of the study area, and ground water discharges to the Scioto River at the western edge of the study area. High-stage events on the Scioto River cause frequent flow reversals in the aquifer that allow streamwater to travel a maximum observed distance of 190 feet inland. A zone of oxidizing waters (characterized by high dissolved oxygen concentration and Eh) is found in shallow ground water for several hundred feet adjacent to Big Beaver Creek and the Scioto River. This zone of oxidizing ground water is caused by the periodic inflow of surface waters to the aquifer. A ground-water budget for the study area indicates that the aquifer received 17.7 inches of recharge during water year 1992; of this amount, 72 percent originated as infiltrating precipitation, 28 percent as infiltration of surface water from Big Beaver Creek, and 0.2 percent as leakage from bedrock. Areal variation in water quality is caused by areal differences in the relative importance of these three recharge sources. The effects of bedrock leakage are evident only in the northeast corner of the study area. Here, deep outwash waters are transitional in composition between the calcium magnesium bicarbonate waters found elsewhere in the outwash aquifer and the calcium sodium chloride waters of the bedrock aquifer. Mixing calculations indicate that these deep outwash waters are composed of as much as 26 percent bedrock water. In the southern part of the MSEA, ground water is diluted by surface water from Big Beaver Creek as it recharges the aquifer through a sand and gravel streambed. At the northeast corner of the MSEA, however, Big Beaver Creek flows across a shale streambed through which no infiltration occurs. Redox reactions in the outwash aquifer control variations in aquifer chemistry with depth. From the water table to about 40 feet below land surface, oxidizing conditions are characterized by the presence of dissolved oxygen and nitrates in ground water, Eh greater than 200 millivolts, ferrihydrite coatings on sediment grains, and the absence of dissolved iron and manganese. From about 40 feet below land surface to the base of the aquifer, reducing conditions are characterized by dissolved oxygen concentrations less than 2 mg/L, Eh less than 200 millivolts, and the presence of dissolved iron and manganese. Denitrification in the reducing zone naturally remediates anthropogenic nitrate contamination of the aquifer while oxidizing pyrite in the aquifer sediment. ? The Ohio State University, Department of Geological Sciences, Columbus, Ohio.

Jagucki, M. L.; Finton, C. D.; Springer, A. E.; Bair, E. S.

1995-01-01

342

Present day vertical deformation in New Zealand  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

New Zealand is tectonically very active. It lies along the oblique convergent plate boundary between the Pacific and Australian plate. In the North Island active tectonics is dominated by westward subduction of the Pacific Plate beneath the eastern North Island at the Hikurangi Trench, strike-slip faulting in the upper plate, and back-arc rifting in the central North Island. A series of very large strike-slip faults run through the South Island (Marlborough Fault System and the Alpine Fault) connecting with the Puysegur subduction zone in the south. The present day uplift rates are evaluated by analyzing data from continuous GPS stations in New Zealand. The up to 20 years of continuous GPS gives us a snapshot into the deformation rate. The average velocity is corrected for significant coseismic offsets, but the data can also be influenced by postseismic deformation, slow slip events along the Hikurangi subduction zone, volcanic deformation, as well as none tectonic local affects such as water extraction. We evaluate the interseismic vertical rate. We exclude data significantly affected by postseismic deformation from recent earthquakes and provide vertical rates both with and without correcting for slow slip events. Outside the Taupo rift zone the vertical rates are range from -6 to +6 mm/yr with uplift observed across the Alpine fault, few mm/yr uplift around the Raukumara Peninsula, northeast North Island, and subsidence along the southeast North Island, reflecting variation in plate locking. We compare the present day vertical deformation to the long-term motion along the coast determined primarily from 125,000 years old marine geological markers. The largest proportion of the New Zealand coastline (45%) is undergoing long-term tectonic uplift. Small stretches of the coastline (15%) are undergoing long-term subsidence. Areas farthest from the plate boundary (northern North Island and southeastern South Island) are assessed to be tectonically stable, in agreement with the continuous GPS data.

Hreinsdóttir, Sigrún; Wallace, Laura; Litchfield, Nicola; D'Anastasio, Elisabetta; Denys, Paul; Pearson, Christopher

2014-05-01

343

Day And Night In Terra Meridiani  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

[figure removed for brevity, see original site]

Released 11 June 2004 This pair of images shows part of the Terra Meridiani region.

Day/Night Infrared Pairs

The image pairs presented focus on a single surface feature as seen in both the daytime and nighttime by the infrared THEMIS camera. The nighttime image (right) has been rotated 180 degrees to place north at the top.

Infrared image interpretation

Daytime: Infrared images taken during the daytime exhibit both the morphological and thermophysical properties of the surface of Mars. Morphologic details are visible due to the effect of sun-facing slopes receiving more energy than antisun-facing slopes. This creates a warm (bright) slope and cool (dark) slope appearance that mimics the light and shadows of a visible wavelength image. Thermophysical properties are seen in that dust heats up more quickly than rocks. Thus dusty areas are bright and rocky areas are dark.

Nighttime: Infrared images taken during the nighttime exhibit only the thermophysical properties of the surface of Mars. The effect of sun-facing versus non-sun-facing energy dissipates quickly at night. Thermophysical effects dominate as different surfaces cool at different rates through the nighttime hours. Rocks cool slowly, and are therefore relatively bright at night (remember that rocks are dark during the day). Dust and other fine grained materials cool very quickly and are dark in nighttime infrared images.

Image information: IR instrument. Latitude 1.3, Longitude 0.5 East (359.5 West). 100 meter/pixel resolution.

Note: this THEMIS visual image has not been radiometrically nor geometrically calibrated for this preliminary release. An empirical correction has been performed to remove instrumental effects. A linear shift has been applied in the cross-track and down-track direction to approximate spacecraft and planetary motion. Fully calibrated and geometrically projected images will be released through the Planetary Data System in accordance with Project policies at a later time.

NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory manages the 2001 Mars Odyssey mission for NASA's Office of Space Science, Washington, D.C. The Thermal Emission Imaging System (THEMIS) was developed by Arizona State University, Tempe, in collaboration with Raytheon Santa Barbara Remote Sensing. The THEMIS investigation is led by Dr. Philip Christensen at Arizona State University. Lockheed Martin Astronautics, Denver, is the prime contractor for the Odyssey project, and developed and built the orbiter. Mission operations are conducted jointly from Lockheed Martin and from JPL, a division of the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena.

2004-01-01

344

Ius Chasma by Day and Night  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

[figure removed for brevity, see original site]

Released 18 June 2004 This pair of images shows part of Ius Chasma.

Day/Night Infrared Pairs

The image pairs presented focus on a single surface feature as seen in both the daytime and nighttime by the infrared THEMIS camera. The nighttime image (right) has been rotated 180 degrees to place north at the top.

Infrared image interpretation

Daytime: Infrared images taken during the daytime exhibit both the morphological and thermophysical properties of the surface of Mars. Morphologic details are visible due to the effect of sun-facing slopes receiving more energy than antisun-facing slopes. This creates a warm (bright) slope and cool (dark) slope appearance that mimics the light and shadows of a visible wavelength image. Thermophysical properties are seen in that dust heats up more quickly than rocks. Thus dusty areas are bright and rocky areas are dark.

Nighttime: Infrared images taken during the nighttime exhibit only the thermophysical properties of the surface of Mars. The effect of sun-facing versus non-sun-facing energy dissipates quickly at night. Thermophysical effects dominate as different surfaces cool at different rates through the nighttime hours. Rocks cool slowly, and are therefore relatively bright at night (remember that rocks are dark during the day). Dust and other fine grained materials cool very quickly and are dark in nighttime infrared images.

Image information: IR instrument. Latitude -1, Longitude 276 East (84 West). 100 meter/pixel resolution.

Note: this THEMIS visual image has not been radiometrically nor geometrically calibrated for this preliminary release. An empirical correction has been performed to remove instrumental effects. A linear shift has been applied in the cross-track and down-track direction to approximate spacecraft and planetary motion. Fully calibrated and geometrically projected images will be released through the Planetary Data System in accordance with Project policies at a later time.

NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory manages the 2001 Mars Odyssey mission for NASA's Office of Space Science, Washington, D.C. The Thermal Emission Imaging System (THEMIS) was developed by Arizona State University, Tempe, in collaboration with Raytheon Santa Barbara Remote Sensing. The THEMIS investigation is led by Dr. Philip Christensen at Arizona State University. Lockheed Martin Astronautics, Denver, is the prime contractor for the Odyssey project, and developed and built the orbiter. Mission operations are conducted jointly from Lockheed Martin and from JPL, a division of the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena.

2004-01-01

345

St. Pi Day construction with a compass & ruler  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

St. Pi Day construction with compass This activity uses a compass and straight-edge(ruler) to construct a design. The design is then used to complete a worksheet involving perimeter, circumference, area and dimensional changes which affect the scale factor ratio.

Gaynr, Cheryl

2012-07-26

346

MULTIMEDIA CONCENTRATIONS OF PAH IN SEVERAL DAY CARE CENTERS  

EPA Science Inventory

Concentrations of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons were measured in nine day care centers in the spring of 1997. Indoor and outdoor air, food and beverages, indoor dust, and outdoor play area soil were sampled. The mean sums of 20 target PAH concentrations were 265 and 199 ng...

347

Foreign Language Day--A Living Language Experience.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

St. Bonaventure University holds a Language Day each spring, hosting some 3,900 area junior high and high school students. The buildings and facilities of the university campus are used, and activities include language competitions (exhibits, interpretative readings, language productions, audio-visual presentations and essays); a fiesta; foreign…

Wood, Paul W.

348

Remote Sensing of Urban Heat Islands by Day and Night  

Microsoft Academic Search

A night-time thermal image from the ASTER satellite sensor, of the western New territories of Hong Kong is compared with a daytime Landsat Enhanced Thematic Mapper Plus (ETM? ) thermal image obtained nineteen days earlier. Densely built high rise areas which appear cool on daytime images are conversely, relatively warm on nighttime images, though the temperature differences are not well

Janet Nichol

2005-01-01

349

Administrative Areas/Offices.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Presents administrative areas/offices considered outstanding in a competition, which judged the most outstanding learning environments at educational institutions nationwide. Jurors spent two days reviewing projects, focusing on concepts and ideas that made them exceptional. For each citation, the article offers information on the firm, client,…

American School & University, 2003

2003-01-01

350

75 FR 62449 - Child Health Day, 2010  

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...Proclamation 8578 of October 4, 2010 Child Health Day, 2010 By the President of...safe and healthy environments. On Child Health Day, we reaffirm the critical...legislation, which supports maternal and child health programs and services across...

2010-10-12

351

STS-109 Flight Day 7 Highlights  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

The Hubble Space Telescope (HST) is seen on its berthing platform on the rear of the cargo bay of the Columbia Orbiter. Additional footage shows the port solar array of the HST as well as the area where the new thermal blanket was installed. Mission Specialists James Newman and Michael J. Massimino are performing their spacewalk. The footage includes Newman unbolting and sliding out the Faint Object Camera, moving it into storage, then lifting the Advanced Camera for Surveys (ACS) out of the cargo bay, and Massimino installing the ACS. The second stage of their spacewalk shows Newman retrieving the Electronic Support Module out of the cargo bay, and assisting Massimino as he installs the module and its connectors in front of the ACS. As they return to Columbia, additional members of the crew are seen preparing spacesuits for the following day's spacewalk and cleaning the seals on the airlock. The video concludes with Pilot Duane G. Carey interviewing Massimino about his spacewalk using internet questions from school children.

2002-01-01

352

The day-to-day monitoring of the 2011 severe drought in China  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Dry/wet condition has a large interannual variability. Decision-makers need to know the onset, duration, and intensity of drought, and require droughts be monitored at a daily to weekly scale. However, previous tools cannot monitor drought well at this short timescale. The Palmer Drought Severity Index has been found dissatisfactory in monitoring because of its complexity and numerous limitations. The Standardized Precipitation Index (SPI) always asks for a timescale, and precipitation is averaged over the period of the scale. Because of this, the SPI cannot be used for short scales, e.g., several days, and what it tells is the overall drought situation of the period. The weighted average of precipitation (WAP) developed by Lu (Geophys Res Lett 36:L12707, 2009) overcomes the deficiency of the SPI; it does not require a timescale, and can provide the drought (and flood) extent of each day. Therefore, the WAP can monitor drought at scales from daily to weekly, monthly, and any longer scale, and is really "flexible and versatile for all timescales". In this study, the standardized WAP (SWAP) is used to monitor the 2011 drought over China. Drought swept the country during the year from north to south and from east to west. In spring, a once-in-a-fifty-year drought occurred over the Yangtze River basin and the southern region, causing serious shortage of drinking water for people and livestock, as well as tremendous losses in agriculture and the shipping industry. Results show that the SWAP, with its monthly mean plots, can well reproduce the seasonal shift of the 2011 drought across the country. The animation of daily plots demonstrates that the SWAP would have been able to monitor the day-to-day variation of the spring drought around the Yangtze River basin. It can provide the details of the drought, such as when the drought emerged over the region, how long it maintained there (though drought area may move back and forth with extension and contraction of the area), and when the drought relieved over the basin.

Lu, Er; Cai, Wenyue; Jiang, Zhihong; Zhang, Qiang; Zhang, Cunjie; Higgins, R. Wayne; Halpert, Michael S.

2013-11-01

353

Tourette Syndrome: A Training Day for Teachers.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This article describes a Tourette syndrome training day for teachers facilitated by members of the Tic Disorders Clinic at Great Ormond Street Hospital in England. The day provided a mix of information giving and discussion of current practice. Outcomes of the day are related to professional knowledge and experience. (Contains references.) (CR)

Chowdhury, Uttom; Christie, Deborah

2002-01-01

354

76 FR 23685 - Earth Day, 2011  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...Proclamation 8657 of April 22, 2011 Earth Day, 2011 By the President of the United...years, our Nation has come together on Earth Day to appreciate and raise awareness about...health of our communities and wildlife. Earth Day is an opportunity to renew...

2011-04-28

355

78 FR 24325 - Earth Day, 2013  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...Proclamation 8962 of April 19, 2013 Earth Day, 2013 By the President of the United...responsibility to safeguard our environment. On Earth Day, we celebrate our rich legacy of stewardship...planet for future generations. The first Earth Day marked a renewal of America's...

2013-04-24

356

77 FR 24577 - Earth Day, 2012  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...Proclamation 8802 of April 20, 2012 Earth Day, 2012 By the President of the United...Americans came together to celebrate the first Earth Day. Students, teachers, activists...upon how we act today. As we commemorate Earth Day this year, we reflect on the...

2012-04-25

357

75 FR 21977 - Earth Day, 2010  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...Proclamation 8503 of April 21, 2010 Earth Day, 2010 By the President of the United...words rallied our Nation, and the first Earth Day, as it became known, saw millions...one another. On the 40th anniversary of Earth Day, we come together to reaffirm...

2010-04-27

358

Family day care licensing: Issues and recommendations  

Microsoft Academic Search

In this paper I review some of the issues involved in family day care licensing and argue the need to continue the efforts to license family day care homes. I also discuss some of the perspectives and understandings of day care home providers regarding licensing issues. I offer some specific recommendations for licensing which stress the necessity of taking into

Robin Lynn Leavitt

1991-01-01

359

The length of day in the past  

Microsoft Academic Search

We have found an empirical law for the variation of the length of the Earth's day with geologic time employing Wells's data. We attribute the lengthening of the Earth's day to the present cosmic expansion of the Universe. The prediction of law has been found to be in agreement with the astronomical and geological data. The day increases at a

Arbab I. Arbab

2003-01-01

360

Women in History--Dorothy Day  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This article profiles Dorothy Day, a pacifist and a champion of the rights of women, the poor, and the oppressed, who challenged generations of social and political orthodoxies. Day believed in a social revolution that did not begin with government programs, but from the bottom up. Day's life of voluntary poverty, her writings and actions on…

Brock, Barbara L.

2007-01-01

361

Group Family Day Care Provider Handbook  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Group family day care providers need to create high-quality programs where children have opportunities to grow, learn and thrive. Part of providing high-quality child care includes complying with the group family day care regulations from the New York State Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS). This Handbook will help day care providers:…

New York State Office of Children and Family Services, 2006

2006-01-01

362

State Plan for Child Day Care [Virginia].  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Virginia's first state plan for child day care begins with 14 sections covering several aspects of child care. Section I reviews child care history and trends. Sections II, III, IV, and V argue, respectively, that child day care is important to government, business, families, and children. Elements of a comprehensive child day care delivery system…

Gravett, Marty; And Others

363

Why We Went Back to Half Days.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

A comparison of half-day and full-day schedules for kindergarten students in Aurora, Ohio, revealed that neither schedule significantly affected scores on tests of behavior and academic achievement, but the full-day schedule proved more satisfactory to parents and teachers. (PGD)

Robertson, Linda F.

1984-01-01

364

75 FR 69571 - World Freedom Day, 2010  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...Proclamation 8599 of November 8, 2010 World Freedom Day, 2010 By the President of...joined to tear down the hated blockade. World Freedom Day commemorates the end of this...day also calls upon us to reflect on our world anew and recognize that the work of...

2010-11-15

365

Celebrate Missouri Day in Your Classroom.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This booklet provides suggested activities that can be used to enrich the observance of Missouri Day, a day commemorative of Missouri history. The document includes a chart specifying the date of Missouri day from 1990 through 1995, always the third Wednesday of October. Activities are recommended for primary, elementary, middle, and secondary…

Missouri State Dept. of Elementary and Secondary Education, Jefferson City.

366

Program Quality and Licensure in Day Care Centers and Family Day Care Homes.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Conducted state-wide in Pennsylvania, this study expands on several research studies of the quality of day care reported by Phillips (1987). Observations and evaluations were made of 149 randomly selected day care centers and family day care homes. The day care and family day care versions of the Child Development Program Evaluation Licensing…

Fiene, Richard; Melnick, Steven A.

367

Day Care Hopping: Stabilizing Day Care Options for Low-Income Mothers through Subsidies  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

We examined how to allocate a subsidy to low-income women that would stabilize children in day care at a Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA). The subsidy is to alleviate day care hopping (i.e. when parents move from day care to day care) leaving unpaid tuitions at each place. Day care hopping is really a survival strategy for the working…

Drentea, Patricia; Durham, Suzanne; Mwaria, Mercie; Norman, Emily; Xi, Juan

2004-01-01

368

BOULDER AREA SUSTAINABILITY INFORMATION NETWORK (BASIN)  

EPA Science Inventory

The primary goal of the Boulder Area Sustainability Information Network (BASIN) is to help citizens make meaningful connections between environmental data and their day-to-day activities and facilitate involvement in public policy development. Objectives include: ...

369

Papers Presented at a Conference on an EPDA Project Involving Fellowship Programs in Vocational Education (Columbus, Ohio, April 12-14, 1971).  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This publication contains papers presented during a 2-day conference attended by institutional directors of fellowship programs and state directors of vocational education. Papers are: (1) "The Overall Rationale for a Doctoral Fellowship Program" by W. Loomis, (2) "The Status of Doctoral Programs in Vocational Education" by C. J. Schaefer, (3)…

Bureau of Educational Personnel Development (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.

370

Agricultural Safety and Health: A National Conference on Detection, Prevention and Intervention. Abstracts. Held in Columbus, Ohio, on August 24-26, 1994.  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

Oral presentations at the conference were offered on the following topics: research, surveillance, midwest flooding, education, social issues and special populations. The specific reports addressed such areas of concern as creating a model of farm family ...

1994-01-01

371

Fixed Areas  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

In this activity, students explore area and perimeter, the difference between them, and how to calculate them. As an introductory activity, students are given 12 tiles and asked to design a rectangle from them and uncover the definitions of area and perimeter. Then, students are given 36 tiles and asked to create as many rectangles as possible, observing the dimensions, area, and perimeter of each. A worksheet is provided, along with centimeter and half-centimeter grid paper.

Van De Walle, John; Lovin, Lou A.

2006-01-01

372

Intragastric acidity under 28-day omeprazole treatment.  

PubMed

The aim of our study was to investigate both the effect of 28-day treatment with omeprazole (30 mg orally once daily) and of repeated investigations on 24 h intragastric H+ activity. In double-blind randomized order, 10 healthy subjects received omeprazole and 5 placebo. 24 h acidity was determined before, during and after, treatment on days -8, -4, -1, 14 and 28, 32, 36, 42 and 70. A 90% reduction in the 24 h acid concentration was found after 14 and 28 days of treatment. Nocturnal H+ activity was decreased by 85%. No hyperacidity was observed after withdrawal of the drug. Control levels before, (between days -8 and -1) and after, therapy (between days 36 and 70), however, showed a significant increase in 24 h intragastric H+-activity. Summarizing, omeprazole 30 mg mane inhibits gastric acidity markedly both day and night. Repeated investigations at short intervals lead to a significant increase in intragastric acid concentration. PMID:3902602

Dammann, H G; Walter, T A; Müller, P; Simon, B

1985-08-01

373

Summary of Selected State Licensing Requirements: Day Care Centers, Family Day Care Homes. Day Care Survey--1970. Preliminary Edition.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This volume of abstracts of child day care facility licensing requirements is intended to serve as an introduction to selected aspects of the licensing process within the several states by reviewing (1) the various definitions of day care facilities in the jurisdictions covered, and (2) the prescribed regulations established by the states to…

Office of Economic Opportunity, Washington, DC. Evaluation Div.

374

Stennis Space Center celebrates Diversity Day  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

Kendall Mitchell of the Naval Oceanographic Office (right) learns about the culture of Bolivia from Narda Inchausty, president of the Foreign Born Wives Association in Slidell, La., during 2009 Diversity Day events at NASA's John Stennis Space Center. Stennis hosted Diversity Day activities for employees on Oct. 7. The day's events included cultural and agency exhibits, diversity-related performances, a trivia contest and a classic car and motorcycle show. It also featured the first-ever sitewide Stennis Employee Showcase.

2009-01-01

375

Meeting report: The 13th Annual Meeting of the Translational Research Cancer Centers Consortium (TrC3); Immune Suppression and the Tumor Microenvironment, Columbus, Ohio; March 1-2, 2010.  

PubMed

The Translational Research Cancer Centers Consortium (TrC3) is a cancer immunotherapy network, established to promote biologic therapeutics in the Midwestern and Northeastern regions of The United States. The 13th Annual Meeting of the TrC3 was hosted by The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center-Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute and took place at The Blackwell Hotel and Conference Center in Columbus, OH on March 1-2, 2010 (http://www.osuccc.osu.edu/TrC3/index.htm). This year's theme was "Immune Suppression and the Tumor Microenvironment." The meeting consisted of 21 oral presentations, a roundtable discussion focused on enhancing collaborative relationships within the consortium, and a poster session with 54 abstracts from predoctoral or postdoctoral researchers. This annual meeting brought together more than 170 investigators from 9 regional cancer centers including: Abramson Cancer Center at The University of Pennsylvania, Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute at Wayne State University, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center, Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Center, James P. Wilmot Cancer Center, Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center at West Virginia University, The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center, Penn State Cancer Institute, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, and University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute. The proceedings of this year's meeting are summarized in this report. PMID:20664361

Lesinski, Gregory B; Carson, William E; Repasky, Elizabeth A; Wei, Wei-zen; Kalinski, Pawel; Lotze, Michael T; June, Carl H; Petros, William; Muthusamy, Natarajan; Olencki, Thomas

2010-09-01

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The 13th Annual Meeting of the Translational Research Cancer Centers Consortium (TrC3); Immune Suppression and the Tumor Microenvironment, Columbus, Ohio; March 1-2, 2010  

PubMed Central

Summary The Translational Research Cancer Centers Consortium (TrC3) is a cancer immunotherapy network, established to promote biologic therapeutics in the Midwestern and Northeastern regions of The United States. The 13th Annual Meeting of the TrC3 was hosted by The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center—Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute and took place at The Blackwell Hotel and Conference Center in Columbus, OH on March 1–2, 2010 (http://www.osuccc.osu.edu/TrC3/index.htm). This year’s theme was “Immune Suppression and the Tumor Microenvironment.” The meeting consisted of 21 oral presentations, a roundtable discussion focused on enhancing collaborative relationships within the consortium, and a poster session with 54 abstracts from predoctoral or postdoctoral researchers. This annual meeting brought together more than 170 investigators from 9 regional cancer centers including: Abramson Cancer Center at The University of Pennsylvania, Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute at Wayne State University, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center, Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Center, James P. Wilmot Cancer Center, Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center at West Virginia University, The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center, Penn State Cancer Institute, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, and University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute. The proceedings of this year’s meeting are summarized in this report.

Lesinski, Gregory B.; Carson, William E.; Repasky, Elizabeth A.; Wei, Weizen; Kalinski, Pawel; Lotze, Michael T.; June, Carl H.; Petros, William; Muthusamy, Natarajan; Olencki, Thomas

2013-01-01

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Environmental consequences of postulated radionuclide releases from the Battelle Memorial Institute Columbus Laboratories JN-1b Building at the West Jefferson site as a result of severe natural phenomena  

SciTech Connect

Potential environmental consequences in terms of radiation dose to people are presented for postulated radionuclide releases caused by severe natural phenomena at the Battelle Memorial Institute Columbus Laboratories JN-1b Building at the West Jefferson site. The severe natural phenomena considered are earthquakes, tornadoes, and high straight-line winds. Maximum radioactive material deposition values are given for significant locations around the site. All important potential exposure pathways are examined. The most likely 50-year committed dose equivalents are given for the maximum-exposed individual and the population within a 50-mile radius of the plant. The maximum radioactive material deposition values likely to occur offsite are also given. The most likely calculated 50-year collective committed dose equivalents are all much lower than the collective dose equivalent expected from 50 years of exposure to natural background radiation and medical x-rays. The most likely maximum residual plutonium contamination estimated to be deposited offsite following the events are well below the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) proposed guideline for plutonium in the general environment of 0.2 ..mu..Ci/m/sup 2/. The likely maximum residual contamination from beta and gamma emitters are far below the background produced by fallout from nuclear weapons tests in the atmosphere.

Jamison, J.D.; Watson, E.C.

1982-02-01

378

Extreme temperature days and potential impacts in Southern Europe  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Extreme temperature events have consequences for human health and mortality, forest disturbance patterns, agricultural productivity, and the economic repercussions of these consequences combined. To gain insight into whether extreme temperature events are changing in light of global climate dynamics, the annual numbers of high temperature days (those with temperatures higher than 20, 22.5 and 25 °C at 850 hPa) were analyzed across Southern Europe from years 1978-2012. A significant increase in the frequency of these days was found in many areas over the time period analyzed, and patterns in the spatial distribution of these changes were identified. We discuss the potential consequences of the increases in high temperature days with regards to forest fire risk, human health, agriculture, energy demands, and some potential economic repercussions.

Cardil, A.; Molina, D. M.; Kobziar, L. N.

2014-06-01

379

[Fleroxacin treatment for acute uncomplicated cystitis in women: comparison of 3-day and 7-day therapy].  

PubMed

The clinical efficacy of fleroxacin (FLRX), a new fluoroquinolone, for acute uncomplicated cystitis (AUC) in women was assessed. Two regimens, 3-day and 7-day courses of FLRX, 200 mg once a day, were compared. Clinical and bacteriological efficacy were evaluated after the therapy, and recurrence rate was evaluated 1 week and 4 weeks after termination of the therapy. Of 136 registered subjects, 35 in the 3-day group and 47 in the 7-day group were evaluated. According to the criteria of Japanese UTI Committee (3rd edition), the rate of excellent results was significantly higher in the 7-day group (78.9%) than in the 3-day group (48.6%), but the overall clinical efficacy rate was similar being 100% and 97.9%, respectively. Although no recurrence was seen 1 week after the therapy in either group, recurrence was seen in 14.3% and 7.4% of the cases in the 3-day and 7-day groups, respectively, 4 weeks after the therapy. Adverse reactions were observed in 2 and 3 cases in the 3-day and 7-day groups, respectively. Both 3-day and 7-day regimens of FLRX treatment showed good efficacy. Although the 7-day treatment was superior to the 3-day treatment as to high rate of excellent results and low rate of recurrence, the 3-day treatment was concluded to be sufficient for AUC. PMID:9719946

Ishihara, S; Ban, Y; Kawada, Y; Ito, S; Ito, Y; Doi, T; Nezasa, S; Fujihiro, S; Yamaha, M; Ito, F; Iwata, H; Hasegawa, Y; Ueno, K; Shinoda, I; Taniguchi, M; Minoshima, K; Takeuchi, T; Sakai, S; Uno, H; Koide, T

1998-06-01

380

77 FR 37259 - Father's Day, 2012  

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...their children. Today, we celebrate men who have risen to the task, who raised us, and who do that most important work of parenting, day in and day out, with love, humility, and pride. NOW, THEREFORE, I, BARACK OBAMA, President of the United...

2012-06-21

381

A Bad Day for Sandy Dayton.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Presents a rear-end car accident scenario to teach about forces and kinetic energy in a problem-based learning format. Includes four parts: (1) "A Bad Day for Sandy Dayton"; (2) "The Emergency Room"; (3) "The Facts of the Case"; and (4) "Judgement Day". Discusses the major issues of the questions, introduces scientific concepts, and initiates…

Duch, Barbara

2000-01-01

382

Children at Home and in Day Care.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This book reports on a study examining the relative effects of family and day care experiences on young children. The study explored the full range of children's experiences in a wide variety of settings and examined how those experiences are related to the children's development. Chapter 1 presents and compares different forms of contemporary day

Clarke-Stewart, K. Alison; And Others

383

77 FR 63201 - Leif Erikson Day, 2012  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...October 9, 2012 Leif Erikson Day, 2012 By the President of the United States of America A Proclamation Leif Erikson--son of Iceland and grandson of Norway-- crossed the North Atlantic more than 1,000 years ago to land on the shores of present-day...

2012-10-16

384

28 CFR 5.801 - day period.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...AGENTS REGISTRATION] [Sec. 5.801 Activity Beyond 10 - day period.] 28 JUDICIAL...2009-07-01 false 5.801 Sec. 5.801 Activity beyond 10 JUDICIAL ADMINISTRATION...FOREIGN AGENTS REGISTRATION Sec. 5.801 Activity beyond 10-day period. A...

2009-07-01

385

Lightning Thunderstorms Day Maps for Saudi Arabia  

Microsoft Academic Search

One of the main objectives of this original research is to establish and develop the annual and seasonal maps of the Isokeraunic level (Thunders days, Td) for the country. Also, collect and document thunderstorms and lightning activities in Saudi Arabia and present the steps of development and validation of these authentic maps. A new annual thunder day maps for Saudi

M. H. Shwehdi

2008-01-01

386

Money for Day Care Programs in Connecticut.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This pamphlet describes what Title IV-A funding is, who is eligible for it, what Connecticut agencies administer it, and what some of the problems are. This information should prove invaluable to community groups who want to establish new day care programs, as the Federal government is willing to pay for 75 percent of the total cost of day care…

Coffin, Fai; Jacob, Stacie

387

Take Our Children to Work Day  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

Hundreds of children participated in the annual Take Our Children to Work Day at Stennis Space Center on July 29. During the day, children of Stennis employees received a tour of facilities and took part in various activities, including demonstrations in cryogenics and robotics.

2008-01-01

388

Science Sampler: Happy science Mother's Day  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

It's almost May and review for final exams will soon be in full swing. Mother's Day is celebrated every second Sunday in May. Have students combine their use of science vocabulary and their love for Mom by creating scientific Mother's Day greeting cards.

Hugick, Julieann

2009-04-01

389

75 FR 35951 - World Refugee Day, 2010  

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...Proclamation 8538 of June 18, 2010 World Refugee Day, 2010 By the President of the United States of America A Proclamation On World Refugee Day, we honor the contributions...persons, and other victims around the world. Some refugees face bleak prospects...

2010-06-23

390

75 FR 75617 - World AIDS Day, 2010  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...Proclamation 8609 of November 30, 2010 World AIDS Day, 2010 By the President of the...States of America A Proclamation On this World AIDS Day, as we approach the thirtieth...anti-retroviral treatments for millions around the world. My Administration has also made...

2010-12-03

391

Reminiscences and Thoughts about Montessori Day Care.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Describes a combination day care/Montessori school in London during World War II to illustrate how Montessori principles of order, care, and respect can exist through the environment and throughout the day. Suggests a family-like situation for non- classroom time, discussing meals as social occasions, the importance of grooming, playtime, the use…

Stephenson, Margaret E.

2000-01-01

392

What Is Quality Family Day Care?  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This position paper describes several aspects of ideal family day care. The importance of a mother substitute and a "home away from home" in which both preschool and school-age children are free to be themselves is emphasized. The key to an optimal relationship between the natural and day care parents is mutual cooperation, friendship and…

Hasegawa, Pam, Comp.

393

Sack Racers at Day of Play  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

From left, Mallory Doody, 5, Natalie Cambre, 3, Madison Doody, 7, and Anna Cambre, 6, get ready to compete in a sack race. The children were participants in Nickelodeon's Worldwide Day of Play celebration at Stennis Space Center (SSC) on Oct. 1. The Worldwide Day of Play is sponsored annually by Nickelodeon television network to encourage children to be physically active.

2005-01-01

394

Measures in the day hospital. II. The interpersonal behavior survey.  

PubMed

This study explored the use of the Interpersonal Behavior Survey (IBS) with a day hospital population. The patients completed the IBS in such a way as to suggest potential deficits in a variety of assertiveness skills and potential excesses in two areas of aggressiveness. Moreover, the IBS was correlated with measures of psychological distress, suggesting the relevance for training in social skills for this population. PMID:10120294

Dufton, B D; Siddique, C M

1992-06-01

395

Area Restaurants  

Cancer.gov

Area Restaurants Restaurants within Walking Distance $-Inexpensive $$-Moderate $$$-Mid-Expensive $$$$-Expensive American Meritage $$ Hotel Lobby Casual, Breakfast, Dinner Daily, Lunch Mon-Fri Ext. 6240 Addies $$ 11120 Rockville Pike Casual,

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Maximum Sunspot Numbers and Active Days  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Parameters associated with solar minimum have been studied to relate them to solar activity at solar maximum so that one could possibly predict behaviors of an upcoming solar cycle. The number of active days has been known as a reliable indicator of solar activity around solar minimum. Active days are days with sunspots reported on the solar disk. In this work, we have explored the relationship between the sunspot numbers at solar maximum and the characteristics of the monthly number of active days. Specifically, we have statistically examined how the maximum monthly sunspot number of a given solar cycle is correlated with the slope of the linear relationship between monthly sunspot numbers and the monthly number of active days for the corresponding solar cycle. We have calculated the linear correlation coefficient r and the Spearman rank-order correlation coefficient rs for data sets prepared under various conditions. Even though marginal correlations are found, they turn out to be insufficiently significant (r ~ 0.3). Nonetheless, we have confirmed that the slope of the linear relationship between monthly sunspot numbers and the monthly number of active days is less steep when solar cycles belonging to the "Modern Maximum" are considered compared with rests of solar cycles. We conclude, therefore, that the slope of the linear relationship between monthly sunspot numbers and the monthly number of active days is indeed dependent on the solar activity at its maxima, but that this simple relationship should be insufficient as a valid method to predict the following solar activity amplitude.

Chang, Heon-Young

2013-09-01

397

Area Contractor  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

"This lesson gives students the opportunity to explore surface area in the same way that a contractor might when providing an estimate to a potential customer. Once the customer accepts the estimate, a more detailed measurement is taken and a quote prepared. In this lesson, students use estimation to determine the surface area of the walls and floor of their classroom. They check the reasonableness of their estimates, and then measure the classroom for accuracy." (from Illuminations, NCTM)

Mathematics, Illuminations N.

2009-07-17

398

A Day at the Beach, Anyone?  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

A field trip to the shore can engage students in real-world science and offer plentiful opportunities for interdisciplinary learning. This field trip "action plan" ensures that a day at the beach goes smoothly for students and chaperones alike.

Fredericks, Anthony D.; Childers, Julie

2004-07-01

399

Super Safety and Health Day at KSC  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

In an exhibit tent during Super Safety and Health Day at KSC, employees sample iced tea from a vendor. Safety Day is a full day of NASA-sponsored, KSC and 45th Space Wing events involving a number of health- and safety-related activities: Displays, vendors, technical paper sessions, panel discussions, a keynote speaker, etc. The entire Center and Wing stand down to participate in the planned events. Safety Day is held annually to proactively increase awareness in safety and health among the government and contractor workforce population. The first guiding principle at KSC is '''Safety and Health First.''' KSC's number one goal is to '''Assure sound, safe and efficient practices and processes are in place for privatized/commercialized launch site processing.'''

2000-01-01

400

Administrator Helps Students Discover Lab Day  

NASA Video Gallery

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden visited the Langdon Elementary School in Washington to support National Lab Day. Bolden, a veteran of four space shuttle flights, spoke with the fifth graders abou...

401

Nurse-led day care detox.  

PubMed

Alcohol detoxification nurse Anya Farmbrough and nurse consultant for homelessness and health inequality Pamela Campbell are central to the Alcohol Day Detoxification Service in Solent NHS Trust. PMID:24802497

2014-05-01

402

Tethered Test of Morpheus -- Innovation Day  

NASA Video Gallery

Another tethered test of the Morpheus vertical test bed. This flight was on Innovation Day at Johnson Space Center. We had around 300 onlookers during this test. This test looked better than yester...

403

Patient satisfaction with hospice day care.  

PubMed

Day hospice allows patients to remain living at home while attending a specialist palliative care center. This paper describes patient feedback (n=26) on medical, social and therapeutic out-patient palliative care services provided at one such facility in Northern Ireland. Medical records of all attending patients (n=50) were reviewed, and patients completed a semi-structured questionnaire. Patients' comments on day hospice were largely positive. A number of suggestions for new service activities were made, and the need for education of multi-professional team members was recognized. Respondents recognized that day hospice allowed respite care for the family. Patients were very appreciative of the care that was offered--their concern for its continuance perhaps restraining any criticism they had. Such findings provide the opportunity for health professionals to gain further insights into day care to better meet patients' needs. PMID:16482449

Kernohan, W George; Hasson, Felicity; Hutchinson, Patricia; Cochrane, Barbara

2006-05-01

404

LP 2003 - 2004 Summer Student Poster Day  

Cancer.gov

D  CCR Home   About CCR   CCR Intranet        Laboratory of Pathology LP Home Clinical Services Basic Sciences Training LP Staff Accessibility of Web Site LP 2003 - 2004 Summer Student Poster Day Click on an image to enlarge Back to Summer Student

405

Aggression: Is It Stimulated by Day Care?  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Describes how one day care program for children and infants from low-income families developed, implemented, and evaluated a curriculum approach to facilitate children's social development and to deal with the problem of aggressive peer interactions. (RH)

Finkelstein, Neal W.

1982-01-01

406

Military Day Care--A Nationwide Survey  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Describes the hours of operation, age and ethnicity of participating children, staffing costs, and quality of United States military day care centers that are operated as nonappropriated fund instrumentalities. Some conclusions are drawn. (ED)

Nesenholtz, David

1976-01-01

407

76 FR 55779 - Labor Day, 2011  

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...protect these rights and values, and on this Labor Day, we reaffirm that collective bargaining is a cornerstone of the American dream. From public employees--including teachers, firefighters, police, and others who perform public...

2011-09-09

408

Stennis Space Center Day at Jackson, Miss.  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

Stennis Space Center Day at the Capitol in Jackson, Miss., was an opportunity to demonstrate to Mississippi legislators the unique capabilities the center offers not only the state, but also the nation.

1995-01-01

409

INTRODUCTION: The early days of the journal  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

When he discovered that I was an assistant editor in the 1960s, Alun Beddoe asked me to write a brief article about the early days of Physics in Medicine and Biology in order to `lighten up' the 50th anniversary issue. Forty years is a long time ago and I did not keep a diary, so all I can do is to recall a few memories and reminiscences and hope that they are reasonably accurate and of some interest. Medical physics in the UK started expanding in the years after World War II, partly because of the number of hospital physicists recruited after the inauguration of the National Health Service in 1948, and also because of the introduction of high energy generators used in radiotherapy (2 MV van de Graaffs, linacs, cobalt-60 teletherapy etc), radioactive isotopes, and increasing concern about radiation protection in such areas as diagnostic radiology. As they perceived that this would give rise to an increasing number of papers in this area of science, in 1956 the publishers Taylor & Francis launched a new quarterly journal entitled Physics in Medicine and Biology (PMB) in collaboration with the Hospital Physicists' Association (HPA). For various reasons the publication date of an issue began to lag further and further behind the date on the front cover. The journal was not gaining sufficient subscribers and was failing to attract many authors, and there was a serious danger that it was going to cease publication. The HPA Executive Committee discussed whether to make the purchase of PMB compulsory for all HPA members, but decided against it. As the great majority of papers on medical physics at that time were still published in a wide range of other scientific or medical journals, it was intended, as a service to readers of PMB, that about a quarter of each issue should be devoted to abstracts of selected articles published in other journals. By the 1960s there was an average of well over 200 abstracts in each quarterly issue, written specially for PMB by a team of expert and hard-working volunteers. Over 100 journals were abstracted, many of which were foreign and difficult to obtain. This service, organized by the HPA Abstracts Sub-Committee with Walter Langmead as the first of several Abstracts Editors, was no mean undertaking, but was well worth the effort. By providing information of immediate and practical use to readers, it encouraged them to purchase their personal copies, and thereby helped PMB to survive during its early years. Apart from the advertisements, other useful features that appeared in the journal included correspondence, brief contributions that went under the headings of scientific, technical or instrumental notes, book reviews, lists of forthcoming events, proceedings of relevant scientific conferences, and obituaries. Nevertheless, the success of a scientific journal depends in the end on the quality of its submitted or commissioned articles. In 1961 the decision was taken to ask Professor Joseph Rotblat to be the editor. In those days Taylor & Francis were responsible for the publicity, the distribution, liaison with the printers, and all financial matters. The editorial work, including correspondence with authors and referees, preparing the papers for the printer and proof reading, was the responsibility of the editor. Realizing that he could not do this single handed, the new editor enlisted the help of three medical physicists as assistant editors. Under the energetic and inspired leadership of Rotblat the journal began to prosper. By producing an issue every two months instead of three months, the actual date of publication soon caught up with the date on the front cover. As the publication time decreased, more and more medical physicists decided to send their papers to PMB, and the editor managed to persuade a number of experts to write specially commissioned review articles. Since then PMB has never looked back. The editing arrangements were as follows. Authors were instructed to send their papers to the editor at St Bartholomew's Hospital Medical School. He (or usually his secretary)

Burns, J. E.

2006-07-01

410

The IYA 365 Days of Astronomy Podcast  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

The 365 Days of Astronomy Podcast is a community project that brings the voices of the global astronomy community to the public over the Internet. We are publishing 1 podcast per day, 5 to 10 minutes in duration, for all 365 days of 2009. The podcast is made available through an RSS feed. The podcast episodes are recorded and listened to by people around the world. Topics covered include astronomy inspired art and literature, historic discoveries, spacecraft, IYA events as well as interviews and discussions about the science of astronomy. Some podcasts have a specific topic or theme based on The 365 Days of Astronomy Calendar, a daily calendar of astronomical events, themes and ideas created by the IYA. Although all the episodes will have a common intro and outtro that ties into the overall theme, each episode is completely different. Are you willing to contribute to the 365 Days of Astronomy podcast?We are looking for individuals, schools, companies and clubs to provide 5 - 10 minutes of audio for our daily podcast. Our goal is to encourage people to sign up for a particular day (or days) of 2009. We have a calendar of astronomical events to give ideas but the podcasts can be about virtually any astronomical topic. We are seeking a wide range of contributions, from simple concepts or how-tos to more in-depth discussions of complex concepts. We are expecting a wide range of contributions, from simple at-home "first light” podcasts to highly polished and professional recordings. We hope to sign up a wide range of participants including professional astronomers, K-12 classrooms, college students, science bloggers, podcasters and media companies. Visit 365DaysOfAstronomy.org for more information.

Koppelman, Michael; Gay, P. L.; Atkinson, N.; Flateau, D.; Lakdawalla, E.

2009-01-01

411

Earth Science Picture of the Day  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

The Earth Science Picture of the Day (EPOD) is a collection of photos, imagery, graphics, and artwork that highlights the diverse processes and phenomena which shape the Earth and its inhabitants. Each day, a new image is featured with a brief caption, details about the image's production, information on the provider, and links to related websites. The collection is searchable by keyword, and previous images dating back to 2000 are stored in an archive.

412

'Dora' & Kids at Day of Play  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

From left, Cobie Smith, 5, and Tatume Smith, also 5, have their picture taken with 'Dora the Explorer.' The children were participants in Nickelodeon's Worldwide Day of Play celebration at Stennis Space Center (SSC) on Oct. 1. The Worldwide Day of Play is sponsored annually by Nickelodeon television network to encourage children to be physically active. Approximately 150 children participated in the event at SSC.

2005-01-01

413

Notre Dame Open Day a winner  

Microsoft Academic Search

Over 1500 prospective students attended The University of Notre Dame Australia’s Fremantle Campus, for a day of presentations, activities and interactive workshops on its annual Open Day, on 22 August 2010.\\u000aHosting 13 tours, 25 information sessions, seven laboratories, seven forums and 11 interactivity sessions from the Schools of Arts & Sciences, Business, Education, Health Sciences, Law, Medicine, Nursing, Physiotherapy

Andrea Barnard

2010-01-01

414

Tewksbury's Plan: The Continuous School Day.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Tewksbury High School, Massachusetts, solved overcrowding problems by rearranging its school day. The continuous school day devised to solve this overcrowding is a double overlap schedule under which seniors attend school from 7:30 a.m. to noon; juniors from approximately 9:30 to 2:50 p.m.; and sophomores from noon to 4:54 p.m. Under this plan, no…

DeGregorio, William

415

Solar-terrestrial influences on weather and climate; Proceedings of the Symposium, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, August 24-28, 1978  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

The book contains most of the invited papers and contributions presented at the symposium/workshop on solar-terrestrial influences on weather and climate. Four main issues dominate the activities of the symposium: whether solar variability relationships to weather and climate is a fundamental scientific question to which answers may have important implications for long-term weather and climate prediction; the sun-weather relationships; other potential solar influences on weather including the 11-year sunspot cycle, the 27-day solar rotation, and special solar events such as flares and coronal holes; and the development of practical use of solar variability as a tool for weather and climatic forecasting, other than through empirical approaches. Attention is given to correlation topics; solar influences on global circulation and climate models; lower and upper atmospheric coupling, including electricity; planetary motions and other indirect factors; experimental approaches to sun-weather relationships; and the role of minor atmospheric constituents.

Mccormac, B. M. (editor); Seliga, T. A.

1979-01-01

416

Good days and bad days in dementia: a qualitative chart review of variable symptom expression.  

PubMed

ABSTRACT Background: Despite its importance in the lived experience of dementia, symptom fluctuation has been little studied outside Lewy body dementia. We aimed to characterize symptom fluctuation in patients with Alzheimer's disease (AD) and mixed dementia. Methods: A qualitative analysis of health records that included notations on good days and bad days yielded 52 community-dwelling patients (women, n = 30; aged 39-91 years; mild dementia, n = 26, chiefly AD, n = 36). Results: Good days/bad days were most often described as changes in the same core set of symptoms (e.g. less/more verbal repetition). In other cases, only good or only bad days were described (e.g. no bad days, better sense of humor on good days). Good days were typically associated with improved global cognition, function, interest, and initiation. Bad days were associated with frequent verbal repetition, poor memory, increased agitation and other disruptive behaviors. Conclusions: Clinically important variability in symptoms appears common in AD and mixed dementia. Even so, what makes a day "good" is not simply more (or less) of what makes a day "bad". Further investigation of the factors that facilitate or encourage good days and mitigate bad days may help improve quality of life for patients and caregivers. PMID:24565377

Rockwood, Kenneth; Fay, Sherri; Hamilton, Laura; Ross, Elyse; Moorhouse, Paige

2014-08-01

417

Day-Care Surgery for Pilonidal Sinus  

PubMed Central

INTRODUCTION The surgical approach to symptomatic pilonidal sinus is open to debate. Many techniques have been described and no single technique fulfils all the requirements of an ideal treatment. Ambulatory treatment with minimal morbidity and rapid return to activity is desirable. The aim of this work was to study the feasibility of day-care surgery for excision and primary asymmetric closure of symptomatic pilonidal sinus. PATIENTS AND METHODS All patients referred electively over 2 years were assessed in a single-consultant, colorectal clinic and booked for day-care surgery. All patients had excision and primary asymmetric closure under general anaesthesia in the left lateral position. Whenever possible, they were discharged on the same day according to the day-surgery protocol. Patients were subsequently seen in the out-patient clinic for removal of stitches and were followed up further if there was any wound breakdown. RESULTS Fifty-one patients were operated on electively for pilonidal sinus over the 2 years. Two patients were excluded as the final diagnosis was not pilonidal sinus. At 4 weeks following operation, 43 (88%) had complete healing and 6 (12%) had dehiscence of the wound. Recurrence rate was 8% (4 patients) for follow-up of 12–38 months. There was no admission from the day-surgery unit and no unplanned re-admissions. The cost for day-care pilonidal sinus surgery was estimated to be £672.00 per patient compared with in-patient cost of £2405.00. CONCLUSIONS Excision and primary asymmetric closure for pilonidal sinus is safe and feasible as day-care surgery and is associated with potential cost saving.

Abdul-Ghani, AKM; Abdul-Ghani, AN; Clark, CL Ingham

2006-01-01

418

Day Care Related Federal Programs (An Addendum to Day Care Survey 1970).  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This document, an addendum to the Day Care Survey 1970, describes day care-related federal programs. Each program, is described briefly in terms of: the nature of the program, day care services provided, authorizing legislation, the administering agency, and miscellaneous information (funding, recipients, etc.). Types of programs included are: (1)…

1971

419

[Reproducibility and reliability of a 4-day HBPM protocol with and without first day measurements].  

PubMed

HBPM guidelines state that morning and evening measurements should be recorded and, to improve stability, the first day of measurements should be discarded. Our objective was to assess the reproducibility and reliability of a 4-day HBPM protocol with and without first day measurements. We analyzed a retrospective cohort of ambulatory patients who required a HBPM for diagnostic purposes or evaluation of treatment efficacy. A 4-day protocol was implemented, with daily duplicate measurements in the morning, afternoon and evening, using an OMRON 705 CP validated equipment. HBPM reproducibility was quantified by test-re-test correlations and standard deviation of differences (SDD) between BP measurements obtained during the entire 4 days, with and without exclusion of the first day. The reliability criterion was the stabilization of the mean and standard deviation (SD). We included 353 subjects with a total of 8224 BP recordings (median of 24 recordings per patient). We found a strong test-re-test correlation between days 1 to 4, which improved when we excluded the first day (p<0.001). We also found a reduction of the mean BP when we increased the number of days and a reduction of SDD when we excluded day 1. Therefore, we conclude that the exclusion of the first day of measurements improves the reproducibility and reliability of a 4-day protocol, and such two factors are not affected by the inclusion of afternoon measurements. PMID:22668567

Barochiner, Jessica; Cuffaro, Paula E; Aparicio, Lucas S; Elizondo, Cristina M; Giunta, Diego H; Rada, Marcelo A; Morales, Margarita S; Alfie, José; Galarza, Carlos R; Waisman, Gabriel D

2011-01-01

420

Health in Day Care: A Guide for Day Care Providers in Massachusetts.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This reference manual and resource guide describes high standards for health policies and day care procedures that reflect current research and recommendations of experts. Chapters 1 and 2, which concern day care's role in health, cover health education in day care and the basics relating to policies, providers, and records. Chapters 3-5 concern…

Kendrick, Abby Shapiro, Ed.; Messenger, Katherine P., Ed.

421

Ectopic pregnancy rates with day 3 versus day 5 embryo transfer: a retrospective analysis  

Microsoft Academic Search

BACKGROUND: Blastocyst transfer may theoretically decrease the incidence of ectopic pregnancy following IVF-ET in view of the decreased uterine contractility reported on day 5. The purpose of our study is to specifically compare the tubal pregnancy rates between day 3 and day 5 transfers. METHODS: A retrospective analysis of all clinical pregnancies conceived in our IVF program since 1998 was

Amin A Milki; Sunny H Jun

2003-01-01

422

How Many Days Are Enough? A Study of 365 Days of Pedometer Monitoring  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This study was designed to determine the number of days of pedometer monitoring necessary to achieve reliable and valid estimates of a 1-year average of step counts in adults based on either consecutive days (CD) or random days (RD) of data collection. Twenty-three participants (16 women; M age = 38 years, SD = 9.9) wore a Yamax SW 200 pedometer…

Kang, Minsoo; Bassett, David R.; Barreira, Tiago V.; Tudor-Locke, Catrine; Ainsworth, Barbara; Reis, Jared P.; Strath, Scott; Swartz, Ann

2009-01-01

423

Teachers' Perceptions of the All-Day, Alternating Day Kindergarten Schedule.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This study examined kindergarten teachers' perceptions regarding the change in schedule from an everyday, half-day program to an alternating day, full-day program. Subjects included 37 female teachers in a small midwestern city who had almost completed the first year of the changed schedule. Results from a mail survey revealed teacher concerns,…

Good, Linda

424

Venus Length-of-Day Variations  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Since 2004 we have been monitoring the instantaneous spin state of Venus with the goals of measuring the precession of the rotation axis and of quantifying daily, seasonal, and secular changes in length-of-day. We use the Goldstone and Green Bank Telescopes for these observations. The spin period of Venus is thought to be set by a delicate balance between solid-body tides and atmospheric torques that must vary as insolation and orbital parameters change [Bills 2005]. Our measurements to date reveal length-of-day (LOD) variations of 50 ppm. None of the models can be reconciled with the Magellan 500-day-average spin period of 243.0185 +/- 0.0001 days [Davies et al 1992], nor with a 16-year-average estimate of 243.023 +/- 0.002 days [Mueller et al 2012], nor with any other constant spin period. With our nominal solution we can rule out a constant spin period with over 99.9% confidence. When allowances are made for uncertainties in spin axis orientation and instantaneous spin measurement epochs, the confidence is reduced but remains higher than 99%. We attribute the LOD variations primarily to angular momentum exchange between the atmosphere and solid planet. Because there are so few constraints on the internal dynamical structure of the Venusian atmosphere, a time history of atmospheric angular momentum changes can be used to address questions related to the dynamics of the atmosphere, including its super-rotation, and climatic variations.

Margot, Jean-Luc; Campbell, D. B.; Peale, S. J.; Ghigo, F. D.

2012-10-01

425

Effect of Administration of Moxifloxacin plus Rifampin against Mycobacterium tuberculosis for 7 of 7 Days versus 5 of 7 Days in an In Vitro Pharmacodynamic System  

PubMed Central

ABSTRACT Some trials administered antituberculosis agents for 5 of 7 days (5/7-day regimen) to optimize adherence. Since moxifloxacin has a longer half-life than rifampin, rifampin concentrations are <1% of the maximum concentration in serum (Cmax) on day 6 and nondetectable on day 7, while concentrations of moxifloxacin remain and are able to induce error-prone replication. We determined if functional moxifloxacin monotherapy for 24 h/week caused resistance. In in vitro pharmacodynamic experiments, Mycobacterium tuberculosis was treated with mean area under the concentration-time curve (AUC) exposures for moxifloxacin and rifampin of 400 and 600 mg/kg/day and exposures equal to 1 standard deviation (SD) above and below the mean values. The drugs were administered on schedules of 7/7 days and 5/7 days. Over the 28-day experiments, bacteria were plated onto antibiotic-free agar to determine the effects of exposure and schedule on the total population. MICs were checked for emergence of resistance. At days 7 and 14, there was a 0.56- to 1.22-log10-CFU/ml greater cell kill with the 7/7-day regimen versus the 5/7-day regimen (low exposure). This difference was not seen for the larger exposures at day 21. At day 23, the low-exposure 5/7-day arm had breakthrough resistance, with the total count increasing to >2 log10 CFU/ml above the low-exposure 7/7-day arm. Pharmacokinetic mismatching of drugs in the therapy of tuberculosis may result in emergence of resistance when a drug holiday is imposed during which there is functional monotherapy and where the remaining agent induces error-prone replication. This is particularly true for the portion of the population where the clearance is higher (1 SD above the mean).

Drusano, G. L.; Sgambati, N.; Eichas, A.; Brown, D.; Kulawy, R.; Louie, A.

2011-01-01

426

Fatigue, pilot deviations and time of day  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

The relationships between pilot fatigue, pilot deviations, reported incidents, and time of day are examined. A sample of 200 Aviation Safety Reporting System (ASRS) reports were analyzed from 1985 and 200 reports from 1987, plus 100 reports from late 1987 and early 1988 that were selected because of possible association with fatigue. The FAA pilot deviation data and incident data were analyzed in relation to denominator data that summarized the hourly operations (landings and takeoffs of scheduled flights) at major U.S. airports. Using as numerators FAA data on pilot deviations and incidents reported to the FAA, the rates by time of day were calculated. Pilot age was also analyzed in relation to the time of day, phase of flight, and type of incident.

Baker, Susan P.

1989-01-01

427

Rural and Urban Differences in Day Care.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This study investigates rural and urban differences in the need for and use of child care services. The research reported here consists of a secondary analysis of data collected in needs assessment questionnaires administered in four areas: rural Dane County, Wisconsin; urban Stoughton, Wisconsin; urban Madison, Wisconsin; and a five-county area

Olsen, Glenn William

428

Hot days induced by precipitation deficits at the global scale  

PubMed Central

Global warming increases the occurrence probability of hot extremes, and improving the predictability of such events is thus becoming of critical importance. Hot extremes have been shown to be induced by surface moisture deficits in some regions. In this study, we assess whether such a relationship holds at the global scale. We find that wide areas of the world display a strong relationship between the number of hot days in the regions’ hottest month and preceding precipitation deficits. The occurrence probability of an above-average number of hot days is over 70% after precipitation deficits in most parts of South America as well as the Iberian Peninsula and Eastern Australia, and over 60% in most of North America and Eastern Europe, while it is below 30–40% after wet conditions in these regions. Using quantile regression analyses, we show that the impact of precipitation deficits on the number of hot days is asymmetric, i.e. extreme high numbers of hot days are most strongly influenced. This relationship also applies to the 2011 extreme event in Texas. These findings suggest that effects of soil moisture-temperature coupling are geographically more widespread than commonly assumed.

Mueller, Brigitte; Seneviratne, Sonia I.

2012-01-01

429

[Scatological investigations during 105-day isolation].  

PubMed

Dynamics of the gastrointestinal functioning was reconstructed by analysis of the scatological data from volunteered subjects before, on days 16, 35, 45, 60, 90 and after completion of 105-day isolation experiment. The analysis showed that scatological investigations performed in the conditions imitating life in an exploration vehicle environment are instrumental in detecting deviations in the GI function indicative of pancreas excretory and hepar biliary excretion and synthetic hypofunction that can be responsible for intestinal dysfunction. Normalization of scatological parameters following the experiment witnesses to functional genesis of the changes observed during the exploration mission simulation. PMID:21675193

Kosareva, I Iu; Goncharova, A G; Bragin, L Kh; Markin, A A; Dobrokvashina, E I; Voronkov, Iu I

2011-01-01

430

Sun-Earth Day WEBCAST - NASA TV; Host Paul Mortfield, Astronomer Stanford Solar Center and visiting  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

Sun-Earth Day WEBCAST - NASA TV; Host Paul Mortfield, Astronomer Stanford Solar Center and visiting students from San Francisco Bay Area Schools Documentation Technology Branch Video communications van (code-JIT)

2002-01-01

431

77 FR 20273 - Vietnam Veterans Day  

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...of a grateful Nation. The Vietnam War is a story of service members...the last of our troops left Vietnam. Yet, in one of the war's...ground and into the annals of history, we pay tribute to the fallen...for their service, and on Vietnam Veterans Day, we honor...

2012-04-03

432

Science Days: An Interdisciplinary Outreach Program  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

"Science days" is a project to encourage school students interest at an early age and to ensure that students experience the benefit out of this opportunity. It is found that majority of outreach program focused on chemistry alone as an important science subject, and young students interest in general, and it stated that science should be fostered…

Flynn, Nick

2005-01-01

433

Was NetDay an American Phenomenon?  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

NetDay began in California as an idea developed by Michael Kaufman, of KQED, and John Gage, of Sun Microsystems. They proposed the "electronic barn raising" concept, drawing on community resources to wire schools and encourage citizens to cooperate. Other states and Australia now participate. (MLH)

Cronin, Caitlin Jane

2000-01-01

434

Toma: A Day in the Life.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Describes one day in the teaching life of a temporary college faculty member, focusing on her dedication to the students and the class that she has been asked to teach, and highlighting issues that she faces in being a temporary faculty member (e.g., low pay and no job security). (SM)

Kartus, Lisa

2000-01-01

435

An Elementary School Day in Germany.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This lesson plan, focusing on an elementary school day in Germany, is intended for use at the elementary level (grades 2-5) and requires two 30-minute class periods for implementation. The lesson plan states objectives, addresses applicable National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) standards, lists materials required, presents a rationale,…

Fitzhugh, William P.

436

Physical Education, Politics, and SPEAK Out! Day  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This article discusses the importance of politics in the lives of physical educators. Politics affects many decisions that are made about physical education programs (PEPs). In public schools, politics can affect the number of certified physical education teachers, available facilities, class sizes, and number of days per week that students go to…

Claxton, David; Kopp, Rachael; Skidmore, Lauren; Williams, Kimberly

2013-01-01

437

78 FR 28715 - Mother's Day, 2013  

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...there for their children with hope and love--scraping and sacrificing and doing...bond with her child is unwavering; her love, unconditional. Today, we celebrate...Mother's Day. I urge all Americans to express love and gratitude to mothers everywhere,...

2013-05-15

438

The 15-Day Attendance Policy. Final Evaluation.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

During the 1985-86 school year, Mt. Diablo High Schools (Concord, California) implemented a new attendance policy requiring that any student with 15 days of absence (including excused) would receive a failing grade. Since then, half of the district's six high schools have adopted alternative attendance programs. In 1990, Northgate and College Park…

Mount Diablo Unified School District, Concord, CA.

439

A 4-Day Work Week That Works.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Describes Navarro College's (Corsicana, TX) program to reduce kilowatt hour consumption through alternative energy sources and energy costs through transition to a four-day/40-hour work week. Presents results of studies of employee performance levels, community response, and the cost effectiveness of the program. Lists benefits for the student,…

Walker, Kenneth; Timmerman, Linda

1980-01-01

440

Retirement Satisfaction among Day and Shift Workers.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Interviews were conducted with 30 shift workers and 30 day workers in the paper industry to discover differences in their experience of retirement. Each group of 30 workers was further divided (10 workers in each group) into those who had been retired for less than 1 year, those who had been retired for 2-4 years, and those who had been retired…

Poppe, Christopher J.; Rodeheaver, Dean

441

100th Day of School Activities  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This page provides classroom teachers with numerous ideas to celebrate the one-hundredth day of the school year with their students. Activities explore counting, sorting, patterning with the number 100 and various other math skills and concepts. A read-aloud book list is included, as well as, contributions from other visitors to this page.

2013-02-01

442

Ancient Eclipses and the Length of Day  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

In this problem set, learners will compare actual versus computer track of a solar eclipse in Babylonian times to calculate the rate at which the day is lengthening over time. Answer key is provided. This is part of "Earth Math: A Brief Mathematical Guide to Earth Science and Climate Change."

443

Length of Planet Earth's Days and Nights  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Have you ever wondered about why the amount of light during the days decreases in the winter (and least, that is, if you are in the Northern Hemisphere). This interactive animation from Santa Barbara City College illustrates the Earth's position throughout the year in relation to the daily amount of sunlight falling on the Northern Hemisphere.

444

Facilities and Equpment for Day Care Centers.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This guide provides assistance in selecting and designing the day care center's building and grounds and in planning and arranging the center's playroom. In regard to the building and grounds, discussion considers program and support service functions, highly desirable features of buildings and grounds, playroom space, outdoor space, and…

Campbell, Sheila D.

445

14 Days to Have Your Say  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

During spring quarter 2008, the Western Washington University (WWU) Libraries established an interactive bloglike environment called "14 Days to Have Your Say" with the intention of gathering new ideas and feedback about the libraries from the university community. The environment was developed as a fairly simple Drupal site. The project was open…

Peterson, Andrea; Haulgren, Frank

2010-01-01

446

Parent Managed Day Care. Indian-Style.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The efforts of a group of Quinault parents and the Early Childhood Education program of Edmonds College resulted in the establishment of a quality child care program which is parent managed, relevant to the community, and able to meet state requirements for day care. Funded by a Technical Assistance Contract and administered by Alaska Federated…

Taylor, Helen L. Sally

447

How to Operate Your Day Care Program.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Originally written to assist communities in Pennsylvania in the design and implementation of comprehensive child development day care programs to meet Federal Inter-Agency guidelines, this manual is geared to the specific needs of the administrator and is equally valuable for any program, large or small, public or private. Section I is on the…

Jones (Ryan) Associates, Inc., Wyomissing, PA.

448

STS-113 Flight Day 11 Highlights Replay  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

The STS-113 eleventh flight day begins with Flight Engineer John Herrington and ISS Science Officer Peggy Whitson answering questions from the media. Earth Views from the Space Shuttle Endeavor payload bay, as the Space Shuttle Endeavor Expedition Five Crew travel over the Baja Peninsula are also presented.

2002-01-01

449

Developing Social Skills among Day Care Children.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Constituting a secondary preventive intervention, 61 low SES preschool children attending four inner-city day care centers were provided a program of social skills building exercises. In contrast to primary preventive efforts that focus on a central concern, secondary prevention attends to potentially serious concomitant issues. In this study the…

Jason, Leonard A.; And Others

450

Child Day Care Center Licensing Study, 1993.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This study contains the results of a nationwide survey concerning day care regulations and licensing procedures throughout the United States. The regulatory offices of the 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands were surveyed. The listings, which are arranged according to location, provide the address and telephone…

Children's Foundation, Washington, DC.

451

75 FR 63033 - Leif Erikson Day, 2010  

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...of the United States of America A Proclamation Over 1,000 years ago, the lure of discovery led Leif Erikson--a son of Iceland and grandson of Norway--and his crew on an ambitious exploration of present-day Greenland and Canada. Centuries...

2010-10-13

452

Physical Activity during the School Day  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

In response to concerns that children are physically inactive, a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention committee developed school-based implementation strategies centered on the components of a Comprehensive School Physical Activity Program (CSPAP), composed of the physical education program, physical activity during the school day, staff…

Castelli, Darla M.; Ward, Kimberly

2012-01-01

453

How To Plan a Curriculum Demonstration Day.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This report provides some guidance and materials that could be useful to those considering planning and conducting a curriculum demonstration day in a local school. These materials were used successfully in ERIE's pilot school, and they demonstrate a fully implemented elementary school science curriculum. Included in the document are a checklist…

Mahan, James M.

454

International Day of Non-Violence  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

The International Day of Non-Violence is October 2nd, which coincides with Mahatma Gandhi's birthday. The Day was established by a United Nations resolution in 2007, and has the goal to "disseminate the message of non-violence, including through education and public awareness." Visitors to the U.N. website can go to the "Background" link to read a brief summary of Gandhi's philosophy, as well as the definition of non-violence, which includes the three main categories of non-violent action: "protest and persuasion, including marches and vigils", "non-cooperation", and "non-violent intervention, such as blockades and occupations". Visitors interested in reading how the International Day of Non-Violence has been commemorated since 2007 should click on the "Commemoration" link on the left side menu. The 2009 commemoration involved the production of a $1.00 United Nations Postal Administration definitive stamp; visitors can see the colorful stamp featuring Gandhi by clicking on "commemorative stamp". Finally those who are interested in other U.N. days of observance should click on the "U.N. Observances" link at the bottom of the left side menu.

455

Apollo 17 mission 5-day report  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

A five day report of the Apollo 17 mission is presented. The subjects discussed are: (1) sequence of events, (2) extravehicular activities, (3) first, second, and third lunar surface extravehicular activity, (4) transearth extravehicular activity, (5) lunar surface experiments conducted, (6) orbital science activities, (7) spacecraft reentry and recovery.

1972-01-01

456

The early days of the journal  

Microsoft Academic Search

When he discovered that I was an assistant editor in the 1960s, Alun Beddoe asked me to write a brief article about the early days of Physics in Medicine and Biology in order to `lighten up' the 50th anniversary issue. Forty years is a long time ago and I did not keep a diary, so all I can do is

J E Burns

2006-01-01

457

INTRODUCTION: The early days of the journal  

Microsoft Academic Search

When he discovered that I was an assistant editor in the 1960s, Alun Beddoe asked me to write a brief article about the early days of Physics in Medicine and Biology in order to `lighten up' the 50th anniversary issue. Forty years is a long time ago and I did not keep a diary, so all I can do is

J. E. Burns

2006-01-01

458

78 FR 69531 - America Recycles Day, 2013  

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...the world around us. In our homes, offices, and schools, let...when possible, and recycle or compost as much as we are able. Students...waste-free lunches, recycling programs, and collection drives to...observe this day with appropriate programs and activities, and I...

2013-11-19

459

77 FR 67533 - Veterans Day, 2012  

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...11 of each year shall be set aside as a legal public holiday to honor our Nation's veterans. NOW, THEREFORE, I, BARACK OBAMA, President of the United States of America, do hereby proclaim November 11, 2012, as Veterans Day. I encourage all...

2012-11-13

460

Plans for a Business Education Day.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The document is a manual for local consumer finance offices, to guide them in their participation as an industry in a Chamber of Commerce Business-Education Day, a program offered as a means for teachers and business executives to become better acquainted, exchange views, clear up misconceptions, and gain better insight into each other's problems.…

National Consumer Finance Association, Washington, DC. Educational Services Div.

461

STS-104 Flight Day 10 Highlights  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

On this tenth day of the STS-104 mission, Mission Specialists Mike Gernhardt and Jim Reilly are seen as they perform their spacewalks, where they install Nitrogen Tank 3 on the Quest Airlock after the Canadarm lifts the tank out of the payload bay of Atlantis.

2001-01-01

462

Paid Sick Days and Health Care Use  

PubMed Central

Background In identifying factors of health care use, past research has focused on individual-level characteristics or on the health care system itself. This study investigates whether access to paid sick days, an amenable environmental factor outside the health care system, is associated with primary and emergency care use. Methods A nationally representative sample of 14,302 U.S. working adults extracted from the 2007 National Health Interview Survey data was used. Multiple logistic regressions were performed, controlling for demographic variables, health conditions and status, and access to health care. Results Workers with lower socioeconomic status, poorer health status, or without health insurance or regular places for care were more likely to lack paid sick leave than higher-status workers. For all U.S. working adults, access to paid sick days benefits was significantly associated with increased use of outpatient care but not with reduced use of ER. For U.S. working adults with health insurance coverage, access to paid sick days benefits was significantly associated with increased use of outpatient care and reduced use of emergency care. Conclusions A public policy mandating paid sick days may help facilitate timely access to primary care, reduce avoidable emergency care use, and reduce health disparities among workers.

Cook, Won Kim

2011-01-01

463

77 FR 2907 - Religious Freedom Day, 2012  

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...Proclamation 8774 of January 13, 2012 Religious Freedom Day, 2012 By the President of the United...America's shores in pursuit of religious freedom. Hailing from diverse backgrounds and...passing the Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom, which brought to life the ideal of...

2012-01-20

464

Marcy Open School Community Day Program Report.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The Community Day Program was adopted at Marcy Open School after strong parental support was demonstrated. A central focus of the program was to integrate community experience into the school curriculum and a large staff of volunteers was considered necessary for this task. Specific goals of the community plan were to provide activities,…

Hoppe, Sydney A.

465

Extended Day Programs for Latchkey Children.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

In an assessment of middle school practitioners' attitudes concerning the possible use of school facilities for extended-day programs, 732 participants of a seminar at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville were surveyed. A total of 472 participants returned the survey instrument. Participants were members of four- to six-person middle school…

Morris, Tom; Tadlock, Martin

466

STS-107 Flight Day 5 Highlights  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

The fifth day of the STS-107 space mission begins with a presentation of The Six Space Technology and Research Students (STARS) program experiments aboard the Space Shuttle Columbia. Students from Australia, China, Israel, Japan, Lichtenstein and The United States send scientific experiments into space. The video includes the progress of experiments with various insects including silkworms, carpenter bees, ants, fish, and spiders.

2003-01-01

467

Point of View: The First Day  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Eric Ribbens is a professor in the Department of Biological Sciences at Western Illinois University in Macomb, Illinois. In this piece, he writes of his observations about the first day of school. After the summer quiet is replaced with noise, motion, smells, and anticipation, students shuffle through the halls again, and all over the building…

Ribbens, Eric

2013-01-01

468

Corporate Day Camps; What's in a Proposal.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Describes how one camp partners with local corporations to establish corporate day camps. Presents advantages for corporation, families, and camp. Gives detailed explanation of the nine elements of the partnership proposal package: cover letter, table of contents, camp description, addressing regulations, biography of principal supervisors,…

Simms, Nancy; Evans, Curtis

1995-01-01

469

Pi Day : Making a Pi Necklace  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Diana Funke teaches mathematics at Davisville Middle School in North Kingstown, RI. Her students make a Pi necklace for Pi Day to reinforce the idea that some numbers never repeat or end. They assign a color to each digit (including 0) and then string beads of those colors into a necklace, using the digits of Pi as their guide.

Funke, Diana

2001-01-01

470

World AIDS Day - December 1, 2013.  

PubMed

World AIDS Day draws attention to the current status of the human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS) epidemic worldwide. The theme for this year's December 1 observance is "Shared Responsibility: Strengthening Results for an AIDS-Free Generation." PMID:24416816

2013-11-29

471

Rainy Day Fun: Rain-Inspired Activities.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Rainy days are opportunities to teach campers about weather and to plan activities around a rain theme. Indoor and outdoor science-based activities concerned with rain, water, or water conservation are suggested for specific age groups from ages 5-7 through 11-14. Campers can also develop ideas for activities using questions provided. (CDS)

Stanger, Annie Moretz

1999-01-01

472

Cosmos: The Integrated Day Comes to College.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Four full days of classroom instruction, devoted to the modeling of effective curriculum integration, were designed for preservice elementary school teachers. The unit was the result of a conviction on the part of teacher educators that children learn best when learning is not separated into forty-minute periods of math, social studies, language…

Kutz, Ronald E.; And Others

473

Where Have All the Children Gone? A Study of Day Care Cuts in New York State.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Investigated by this study were effects--at state, county, and family levels--of federal cuts and changes on day care services in New York State, focusing on areas outside New York City. At the state level, the study examined policies shaping delivery of day care services to the poor and state systems for tracking changes in funding and children…

New York State Child Care Coordinating Council, Hempstead.

474

Five-day recorder seismic system  

USGS Publications Warehouse

The 10-day recorder seismic system used by the USGS since 1965 has been modified substantially to improve its dynamic range and frequency response, to decrease its power consumption and physical complexity, and to make its recordings more compatible with other NCER systems to facilitate data processing. The principal changes include: 1. increasing tape speed from 15/160 ips to 15/80 ips (reducing running time from 10 days to 5 days with a 14' reel of 1 mil tape), 2. increasing the FM center frequency by a factor of 4, from 84.4 Hz to 337.6 Hz, 3. replacing the original amplifiers and FM modulators with new low-power units, 4. replacing the chronometer with a higher quality time code generator (with IRIG-C) to permit automation of data retrieval, 5. eliminating the amplifier/WWVB radio field case by incorporating these elements, along with the new TCG, in the weatherproof tape-recorder box, 6. reducing the power consumption of the motor-drive circuit by removal of a redundant component. In the new system, the tape-recorder case houses all components except the seismometers, the WWVB antenna, the 70-amp-hour 12-VDC battery (which powers the system for 5 days), and the cables to connect these external elements to the recorder box. The objectives of this report are: 1. to describe the new 5-day-recorder seismic system in terms of its constituent parts and their functions, 2. to describe modifications to parts of the original system that were retained and to document new or replacement components with appropriate circuit diagrams and constructional details, 3. to provide detailed instructions for the correct adjustment or alignment of the system in the laboratory, and 4. to provide detailed instructions for installing and operating the system in the field.

Criley, Ed; Eaton, Jerry P.; Ellis, Jim

1978-01-01

475

Successful vitrification of day-6 sheep embryos.  

PubMed

The aim of the experiments described here was to investigate cryopreservation of day-6 sheep embryos by vitrification methods in which the preliminary procedures can be performed at room temperature using VS1 (5.5 mol ethylene glycol l-1 and 2.5 mol glycerol l-1), VS11 (6.0 mol ethylene glycol l-1 and 1.8 mol glycerol l-1) and VS14 (5.5 mol ethylene glycol l-1 and 1.0 mol sucrose l-1). None of the day-6 sheep embryos vitrified with VS1 survived. Day-6 sheep embryos with the exception of blastocysts were vitrified with VS11 with no loss of viability in vitro. The viability of transferred day-6 embryos vitrified with VS11 was however extremely poor. Osmotic damage was avoided by initially exposing the embryos to one of four dilutions (20%, 30%, 40% and 50%) of VS11 for 5 min at 25 degrees C and then vitrifying with the undiluted VS11. The highest survival (88.2%) in vitro was obtained when embryos were exposed to 30% VS11 before vitrification with the undiluted VS11. Survival of transferred embryos exposed to 30% VS11 and then vitrified with undiluted VS11 was 55% (16 of 29) for morulae and 62% (18 of 29) for blastocysts. The pregnancy rate for recipients that received two vitrified sheep embryos of these developmental stages per ewe was 79% (22 of 28). In a small study performed with VS14 the survival of day-6 sheep embryos vitrified with VS14 (in one-step) was 100% in vitro and 50% after transfer. PMID:8283454

Ali, J; Shelton, J N

1993-09-01

476

Feasibility Study of Economics and Performance of Solar Photovoltaics at the Kerr McGee Site in Columbus, Mississippi. A Study Prepared in Partnership with the Environmental Protection Agency for the RE-Powering America's Land Initiative: Siting Renewable Energy on Potentially Contaminated Land and Mine Sites  

SciTech Connect

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), in accordance with the RE-Powering America's Land initiative, selected the Kerr McGee site in Columbus, Mississippi, for a feasibility study of renewable energy production. The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) provided technical assistance for this project. The purpose of this report is to assess the site for a possible photovoltaic (PV) system installation and estimate the cost, performance, and site impacts of different PV options. In addition, the report recommends financing options that could assist in the implementation of a PV system at the site.

Simon, J.; Mosey, G.

2013-01-01

477

The economics of early childhood education and day-care  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

This article discusses the economic rationale of providing educational and day-care facilities to young children, using an expanded social cost-benefit frame-work. The benefits side, in particular, includes the direct lifetime productive gains by working mothers and the indirect earnings increments of the recipients of these social services via the boosting of early abilities and eventual higher scholastic achievement. Recently compiled statistics in OECD Member Countries are used to support the argument that we know very little about the socio-economic effects of providing kindergarten and nursery facilities. An interdisciplinary research agenda is proposed to increase our understanding in this elusive area of social policy.

Psacharopoulos, George

1982-03-01

478

The Prevalence and Impact of ‘Atypical’ Days in 4-day Food Records  

Microsoft Academic Search

Objective To understand how days with atypical food intake affect estimates of usual nutrient intake from 4-day food records.Participants\\/Setting Secondary analyses of 4-day food records (4DFRs) (n=2,560) collected from 1,090 women, aged 50 to 79 years, who participated in the Women's Trial Feasibility Study in Minority Populations, a randomized dietary intervention trialDesign Food records were classified as atypical if participants

MARY RUTH CRAIG; ALAN R KRISTAL; CARRIE L CHENEY; ANN L SHATTUCK

2000-01-01

479

DRY CREEK WILDERNESS STUDY AREA, ARKANSAS.  

USGS Publications Warehouse

The Dry Creek Wilderness Study Area covers an area of about 10 sq mi in parts of Logan, Scott, and Yell Counties, Arkansas. A mineral evaluation study of the area indicated that the area has a probable resource potential for natural gas and little promise for the occurrence of other mineral commodities. Less than 100,000 cu ft/day of natural gas is being produced from one well about 4 mi north of the area.

Haley, Boyd, R.; Stroud, Raymond, B.

1984-01-01

480

STS-69 flight day 9 highlights  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

The song, 'He's A Tramp', from the Walt Disney cartoon movie, 'Lady and the Tramp', awakened the astronauts, Cmdr. Dave Walker, Pilot Ken Cockrell, and Mission Specialists Jim Voss, Jim Newman, and Mike Gernhardt, on the ninth day of the STS-69 mission. The Wake Shield Facility (WSF) was again unberthed from the shuttle cargo bay and , using the shuttle's robot arm, held over the side of the shuttle for five hours where it collected data on the electrical field build-up around the spacecraft as part of the Charging Hazards and Wake Studies Experiment (CHAWS). Voss and Gernhardt rehearsed their Extravehicular Activity (EVA) spacewalk, which was planned for the next day. Earth views included cloud cover, a hurricane, and its eye.

1995-09-01

481

STS-107 Flight Day 6 Highlights  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

This video shows the activities of the STS-107 crew on flight day 6 of the Columbia orbiter's final mission. The crew members include: Rick Husband, Commander; William McCool, Pilot; Kalpana Chawla, David Brown, Michael Anderson, Laurel Clark; Mission Specialists; Ilan Ramon, Payload Specialist. The primary activities of flight day 6 are spaceborne experiments, and a conversation between Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, accompanied by the Israeli Minister of Education, and Israeli astronaut Ilan Ramon. Both the Israelis and their interpreter are audible on the tape. The video also features a bioreactor used to grow cancer cells in microgravity, and footage taken by the Mediterranean Israeli Dust Experiment (MEIDEX) of sprites, lightning in the lower ionosphere. Mission Specialist Anderson is shown working on the Laminar Soot Processes (LSP-2) experiment. Pilot McCool answers two questions from the public, and a view of Panama is shown.

2003-01-01

482

STS-107 Flight Day 7 Highlights  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

This video shows the activities of the STS-107 crew (Rick Husband, Commander; William McCool, Pilot; Kalpana Chawla, David Brown, Michael Anderson, Laurel Clark, Mission Specialists; Ilan Ramon, Payload Specialist) during flight day 7 of the Columbia orbiter's final flight. The primary activities of flight day 7 are setting up and conducting spaceborne experiments in the SpaceHab RDM (Research Double Module) in the orbiter's payload bay. Silkworms and ants from the STARS (Space Technology and Research Students) international student experiments are shown. Footage of the Mediterranean Sea taken by the MEIDEX (Mediterranean Israeli Dust Experiment) is also shown. Canisters containing experiments attached to the SpaceHab RDM are shown in the space shuttle's payload bay. Other views include the Earth's surface, and the Earth's atmosphere, visible along its limb.

2003-01-01

483

STS-107 Flight Day 9 Highlights  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

This video shows the activities of the STS-107 crew (Rick Husband, Commander; William McCool, Pilot; Kalpana Chawla, David Brown, Michael Anderson, Laurel Clark, Mission Specialists; Ilan Ramon, Payload Specialist) during flight day 9 of the Columbia orbiter's final flight. The primary activities of flight day 9 are spaceborne experiments. The video shows a commercial experiment on roses, a partial view of Africa from Libya to the Horn of Africa through the MEIDEX (Mediterranean Israeli Dust Experiment), and the FAST (Facility for Absorption and Surface Tension) experiment. The STARS (Space Technology and Research Students) international student experiments are shown. The preliminary results of these experiments on the effects of microgravity on silkworms, spiders, crystal growth, fish embryos, carpenter bees, and ants are discussed. The video includes a view of southern Spain and the Mediterranean Sea.

2003-01-01

484

STS-69 flight day 6 highlights  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

After being awakened by the Beatles song, 'A Hard Days Night', the flightcrew of the STS-69 mission, Cmdr. Dave Walker, Pilot Ken Cockrell, and Mission Specialists Jim Voss, Jim Newman, and Mike Gernhardt, began their sixth day in orbit by monitoring the free orbiting Wake Shield Facility (WSF). Later Cmdr. Walker conducted an interview with television reporters from Atlanta and Boston, answering questions about the mission and general questions about NASA's space program. The crew filmed a video fo themselves performing daily routines (eating, shaving, exercising), as well as some of the physiological experiments, and shuttle equipment maintenance and checkout. One of the secondary experiments included the Commercial Generic Bioprocessing Apparatus-7 (CGBA-7), which served as an incubator and experiment station for a variety of tests (agricultural, pharmaceutical, biomedical, and environmental). Earth views included some cloud cover, the Gulf of Mexico, Texas, and the Atlantic Ocean.

1995-09-01

485

STS-113 Flight Day 4 Highlights  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

The fourth day of the STS-113 space mission begins with NASA ISS Science Officers Peggy Whitson and Don Pettit inside of the Destiny Laboratory Module. The first spacewalk of the STS-113 is presented. The purpose of this spacewalk is to make connections of the P1 and the S0 truss segments. An actual view of Robot Arm operator Peggy Whitson grasping the P1 is shown. The actual connection of the S0 with the P1 truss is presented.

2002-01-01

486

An Elementary School Day in Korea.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This set of four lessons, intended for grades 2-5, aims to give U.S. students an opportunity to understand and appreciate ways in which the lives of Korean school children are similar and different from their own. The lessons are: (1)"An Elementary School Day in Korea; (2) "A School Lunch in Korea"; (3) "A Visit to a Third-Grade Classroom in…

Fitzhugh, William

487

Waveform analysis for Geosat day 96  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

A detailed model waveform function has been least-squares-fitted to 10-second averages of waveform sampler data from selected over-ocean portions of day 96 of the Geosat mission. The results confirm that the height corrections already applied in the routine Geosat data processing are generally good to well within 10 centimeters. Additional height corrections are provided that can refine height estimates to within the several-centimeter level.

Hayne, George S.; Hancock, David W., III

1987-01-01

488

Family Day Care West: A Working Conference.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

An attempt is made to condense data on family day care, i.e., a form of supplemental child care that takes place in the home of a nonrelative. An overview is presented of the kinds of studies that have been done and how they fit into the larger picture of what remains to be done before we can claim to have a body of knowledge to guide us in this…

Pacific Oaks Coll., Pasadena, CA.

489

STS-111 Flight Day 10 Highlights Replay  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

The most important highlight of flight day 10 of STS-111 was the undocking of the Leonardo Multi Purpose Logistical Module (MPLM) from the Unity module of the International Space Station (ISS). The undocking is shown, as is Leonardo resting in Endeavour's payload bay. The video also includes an interview, and footage of the West Africa and the Atlantic Ocean, Gibraltar and the Mediterranean Sea, Italy, Mexico and the Pacific Ocean, Hispanola, an unknown land mass, and unknown mountains.

2002-01-01

490

Forecasting October-November Caribbean hurricane days  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

October-November Caribbean hurricane activity can have profound impacts on the region through loss of life and devastation of property. Large-scale climate parameters associated with active late seasons in the Caribbean are investigated in this paper. Among the primary features that are noted are atmospheric and oceanic conditions typical of La Niña and a larger-than-normal Atlantic Warm Pool as well as reduced trade wind strength in the western tropical Atlantic. A two-predictor statistical model has been developed to forecast the number of hurricane days in the Caribbean during October-November. The first predictor is the July-September-averaged Nino 3.4 index, a measure of El Niño-Southern Oscillation, while the second predictor measures July-September-averaged sea surface temperatures in the western part of the tropical Atlantic extending into the Caribbean, which very closely correlates with the size of the Atlantic Warm Pool. These two predictors can hindcast approximately 58% of the variance in the number of October-November Caribbean hurricane days over the period from 1982 to 2010 when a drop-one cross validation procedure is applied. The predictors also correlate significantly with physical features in the Caribbean basin that are known to impact tropical cyclones. While these strong correlations between predictors and physical features extend back to an independent period from 1900 to 1981, the correlations between individual predictors and October-November hurricane days degrade considerably during the earlier period.

Klotzbach, Philip J.

2011-09-01

491

Untold Stories of D-Day  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

D-Day, 1944 -- an historical and momentous event during World War II --- is being highlighted and recognized for its mark in history. Nationalgeographic.com pays tribute to one of the critical invasions of World War II -- the invasion of Allied forces of the beaches of Normandy, France. There, users can hear the untold stories of five survivors who reveal testimonies of war that bring the Allied invasion of Normandy to life. Also, viewers can explore the sites and sounds of this June 6, 1944 invasion, as Tom Allen takes viewers back to the days leading up to the event; view an online photo gallery and war map; and send friends and/or relatives an online postcard featuring the battered American flag that was rescued by the U.S.S. Corry. In addition, war veterans can search for old comrades, as well as post tales and thoughts regarding that day. For veterans, historians, and anyone interested in war and American history, this is a wonderful site to explore.

2002-01-01

492

Students Across Texas Celebrate Astronomy Day  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Over the past three years, McDonald Observatory has offered special Astronomy Day videoconference programs to students across Texas—the second largest state in the U.S. (Only Alaska is larger). Videoconferencing allows many students and teachers access to our Observatory, which is remotely located 180 miles (290 kilometers) from any major city. McDonald Observatory partners with Connect2Texas to advertise the Astronomy Day event. Connect2Texas provides the electronic bridge between schools and the Observatory. They also provide an online evaluation for teachers to complete. In 2009 the Astronomy Day videoconference celebrated the International Year of Astronomy and the historic observations made by Galileo Galilei. During the videoconference, the classes explore the Moon or Venus by making real-time telescopic observations. Students also receive an introduction to the Observatory, an opportunity to perform an activity relating to Galileo's observations, and an interview with an astronomer. A website provides teachers pre-and post-video conference materials, instructions, and a certificate of completion that can be customized for each student. The website also lists content alignment with state science education standards.

Preston, S.; Wetzel, M.; Hemenway, M. K.

2010-08-01

493

500 Days to Change the World  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

With fewer than 500 days left until the Year 2000, World Wildlife Fund (WWF) has created this site so that Internet users around the world may take part in their efforts "to reverse the tide of ecological destruction." World Wildlife Fund's 500 Day Countdown Tour, "a four-day, four-city journey across America ... (designed) to engage the public in conservation for the 21st century" took place in August 1998. Since then, the site has maintained its interactive, activist function -- to make it easy for the general Internet public to send letters to political leaders. Four environmental topics are highlighted here: overfishing; the disappearance of tigers and rhinos; the loss of forests; and global warming. In each case, users may complete an electronic letter and send it to the appropriate world leader. Educators may find the design and content of this site useful, activists may wish to participate, and social scientists may wish to track the site's effectiveness at generating environmental awareness actions.

1998-01-01

494

Day-to-day ionospheric variability due to lower atmosphere perturbations  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Abstract Ionospheric <span class="hlt">day-to-day</span> variability is a ubiquitous feature, even in the absence of appreciable geomagnetic activities. Although meteorological perturbations have been recognized as an important source of the variability, it is not well represented in previous modeling studies and the mechanism is not well understood. This study demonstrates that the thermosphere-ionosphere-mesosphere-electrodynamics general circulation model (TIME-GCM) constrained in the stratosphere and mesosphere by the hourly whole atmosphere community climate model (WACCM) simulations is capable of reproducing observed features of <span class="hlt">day-to-day</span> variability in the thermosphere-ionosphere. Realistic weather patterns in the lower atmosphere in WACCM were specified by Modern Era Retrospective Reanalysis for Research and Application (MERRA). The <span class="hlt">day-to-day</span> variations in mean zonal wind, migrating and nonmigrating tides in the thermosphere, vertical and zonal E × B drifts, and ionosphere F2 layer peak electron density (NmF2) are examined. The standard deviations of the drifts and NmF2 show local time and longitudinal dependence that compare favorably with observations. Their magnitudes are 50% or more of those from observations. The <span class="hlt">day-to-day</span> thermosphere and ionosphere variability in the model is primarily caused by the perturbations originated in lower atmosphere, since the model simulation is under constant solar minimum and low geomagnetic conditions.</p> <div class="credits"> <p class="dwt_author">Liu, H.-L.; Yudin, V. A.; Roble, R. G.</p> <p class="dwt_publisher"></p> <p class="publishDate">2013-02-01</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="floatContainer result odd" lang="en"> <div class="resultNumber element">495</div> <div class="resultBody element"> <p class="result-title"><a target="resultTitleLink" href="http://science.gov/scigov/link.html?type=RESULT&redirectUrl=http://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/ED145925.pdf"> <span id="translatedtitle"><span class="hlt">Day</span> Care Legal Handbook: Legal Aspects of Organizing and Operating <span class="hlt">Day</span> Care Programs.</span></a>  </p> <div class="result-meta"> <p class="source"><a target="_blank" id="logoLink" href="http://www.eric.ed.gov/ERICWebPortal/search/extended.jsp?_pageLabel=advanced">ERIC Educational Resources Information Center</a></p> <p class="result-summary">This guide for providers of <span class="hlt">day</span> care services presents information on business regulations and other legal considerations affecting for-profit and not-for-profit <span class="hlt">day</span> care programs. Three basic topics covered are: (1) choosing the type of organization (sole proprietorship, partnership or corporation), (2) forming the organization, and (3) operating…</p> <div class="credits"> <p class="dwt_author">Aikman, William F.</p> <p class="dwt_publisher"></p> <p class="publishDate"></p> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="floatContainer result " lang="en"> <div class="resultNumber element">496</div> <div class="resultBody element"> <p class="result-title"><a target="resultTitleLink" href="http://science.gov/scigov/link.html?type=RESULT&redirectUrl=http://eric.ed.gov/?q=quality+AND+transport+AND+services&id=EJ846402"> <span id="translatedtitle">Half-<span class="hlt">Days</span> or Full <span class="hlt">Days</span> of Kindergarten? How and Why Parents Decide</span></a>  </p> <div class="result-meta"> <p class="source"><a target="_blank" id="logoLink" href="http://www.eric.ed.gov/ERICWebPortal/search/extended.jsp?_pageLabel=advanced">ERIC Educational Resources Information Center</a></p> <p class="result-summary">This study investigated the reasons parents of kindergarten children selected the attendance option of either full <span class="hlt">days</span> or half-<span class="hlt">days</span> for their child/ren. Three-hundred-and-thirty-two kindergarten parents from 30 schools across three Tasmanian school districts were participants in this study. Postal surveys were employed to gather data…</p> <div class="credits"> <p class="dwt_author">Boardman, Margot</p> <p class="dwt_publisher"></p> <p class="publishDate">2005-01-01</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="floatContainer result odd" lang="en"> <div class="resultNumber element">497</div> <div class="resultBody element"> <p class="result-title"><a target="resultTitleLink" href="http://science.gov/scigov/link.html?type=RESULT&redirectUrl=http://eric.ed.gov/?q=%22Taggart%22&pg=6&id=EJ763456"> <span id="translatedtitle">Curricular Quality and <span class="hlt">Day-to-Day</span> Learning Activities in Pre-School</span></a>  </p> <div class="result-meta"> <p class="source"><a target="_blank" id="logoLink" href="http://www.eric.ed.gov/ERICWebPortal/search/extended.jsp?_pageLabel=advanced">ERIC Educational Resources Information Center</a></p> <p class="result-summary">The purpose of this paper is to show how curricular quality is related to the <span class="hlt">day-to-day</span> activities experienced by children and the pedagogical activities of staff, both coded through systematic target-child observations. Data were drawn from the Effective Provision of Pre-School Education (EPPE) and the Researching Effective Pedagogy in the Early…</p> <div class="credits"> <p class="dwt_author">Sylva, Kathy; Taggart, Brenda; Siraj-Blatchford, Iram; Totsika, Vasiliki; Ereky-Stevens, Katharina; Gilden, Rose; Bell, Daniel</p> <p class="dwt_publisher"></p> <p class="publishDate">2007-01-01</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="floatContainer result " lang="en"> <div class="resultNumber element">498</div> <div class="resultBody element"> <p class="result-title"><a target="resultTitleLink" href="http://science.gov/scigov/link.html?type=RESULT&redirectUrl=http://academic.research.microsoft.com/Publication/47262420"> <span id="translatedtitle">Three-<span class="hlt">day</span> and ten-<span class="hlt">day</span> chemotherapy for urinary tract infections in general practice</span></a>  </p> <div class="result-meta"> <p class="source"><a target="_blank" id="logoLink" href="http://academic.research.microsoft.com/">Microsoft Academic Search </a></p> <p class="result-summary">The length of a course of antibiotic treatment for urinary tract infection varies with the habits of the prescriber. Many patients do not complete a course of treatment once their symptoms have subsided. In uncomplicated urinary tract infection among women seen in general practice a three-<span class="hlt">day</span> course of amoxycillin was as effective as a 10-<span class="hlt">day</span> course of the same drug</p> <div class="credits"> <p class="dwt_author">C A Charlton; A Crowther; J G Davies; J Dynes; M W Haward; P G Mann; S Rye</p> <p class="dwt_publisher"></p> <p class="publishDate">1976-01-01</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="floatContainer result odd" lang="en"> <div class="resultNumber element">499</div> <div class="resultBody element"> <p class="result-title"><a target="resultTitleLink" href="http://science.gov/scigov/link.html?type=RESULT&redirectUrl=http://eric.ed.gov/?q=%22cori%22&pg=4&id=EJ824835"> <span id="translatedtitle">The Constant Cycle: <span class="hlt">Day</span> to <span class="hlt">Day</span> Critical Action of the QUIPPED Project</span></a>  </p> <div class="result-meta"> <p class="source"><a target="_blank" id="logoLink" href="http://www.eric.ed.gov/ERICWebPortal/search/extended.jsp?_pageLabel=advanced">ERIC Educational Resources Information Center</a></p> <p class="result-summary">Action research in the critical paradigm involves a process of continual refection in and on action including the research process itself. In the second in a series of several papers we report on the <span class="hlt">day-to-day</span> management of the QUIPPED project. The aim was to facilitate patient centred care through inter-professional collaboration with health…</p> <div class="credits"> <p class="dwt_author">Medves, Jennifer M.; Paterson, Margo; Schroder, Cori; Verma, Sarita; Broers, Teresa; Chapman, Christine; O'Riordan, Anne</p> <p class="dwt_publisher"></p> <p class="publishDate">2008-01-01</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="floatContainer result " lang="en"> <div class="resultNumber element">500</div> <div class="resultBody element"> <p class="result-title"><a target="resultTitleLink" href="http://science.gov/scigov/link.html?type=RESULT&redirectUrl=http://humrep.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/reprint/16/3/476.pdf"> <span id="translatedtitle">A prospective, randomized study comparing <span class="hlt">day</span> 2 and <span class="hlt">day</span> 3 embryo transfer in human IVF</span></a>  </p> <div class="result-meta"> <p class="source"><a target="_blank" id="logoLink" href="http://academic.research.microsoft.com/">Microsoft Academic Search </a></p> <p class="result-summary">It is believed that delayed transfer of embryos after IVF allows for a better selection of good quality embryos. Hence, the number of embryos and all other prognostic factors being equal, transfer of <span class="hlt">day</span> 3 embryos should be associated with higher implantation and pregnancy rates than transfer of <span class="hlt">day</span> 2 embryos. To investigate this hypothesis, a prospective randomized study was</p> <div class="credits"> <p class="dwt_author">H. Laverge; P. De Sutter; J. Van der Elst; M. Dhont</p> <p class="dwt_publisher"></p> <p class="publishDate">2001-01-01</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div id="filter_results_form" class="filter_results_form floatContainer" style="visibility: visible;"> <div style="width:100%" id="PaginatedNavigation" class="paginatedNavigationElement"> <a id="FirstPageLink" onclick='return showDiv("page_1");' href="#" title="First Page"> <img id="FirstPageLinkImage" class="Icon" src="http://www.science.gov/scigov/images/icon.first.18x20.png" alt="First Page" /></a> <a id="PreviousPageLink" onclick='return showDiv("page_24");' href="#" title="Previous Page"> <img id="PreviousPageLinkImage" class="Icon" src="http://www.science.gov/scigov/images/icon.previous.18x20.png" alt="Previous Page" /></a> <span id="PageLinks" class="pageLinks"> <span> <a onClick='return showDiv("page_1");' href="#">1</a> <a onClick='return showDiv("page_2");' href="#">2</a> <a onClick='return showDiv("page_3");' href="#">3</a> <a onClick='return showDiv("page_4");' href="#">4</a> <a onClick='return showDiv("page_5");' href="#">5</a> <a onClick='return showDiv("page_6");' href="#">6</a> <a onClick='return showDiv("page_7");' href="#">7</a> <a onClick='return showDiv("page_8");' href="#">8</a> <a onClick='return showDiv("page_9");' href="#">9</a> <a onClick='return showDiv("page_10");' href="#">10</a> <a onClick='return showDiv("page_11");' href="#">11</a> <a onClick='return showDiv("page_12");' href="#">12</a> <a onClick='return showDiv("page_13");' href="#">13</a> <a onClick='return showDiv("page_14");' href="#">14</a> <a onClick='return showDiv("page_15");' href="#">15</a> <a onClick='return showDiv("page_16");' href="#">16</a> <a onClick='return showDiv("page_17");' href="#">17</a> <a onClick='return showDiv("page_18");' href="#">18</a> <a onClick='return showDiv("page_19");' href="#">19</a> <a onClick='return showDiv("page_20");' href="#">20</a> <a onClick='return showDiv("page_21");' href="#">21</a> <a onClick='return showDiv("page_22");' href="#">22</a> <a onClick='return showDiv("page_23");' href="#">23</a> <a onClick='return showDiv("page_24");' href="#">24</a> <a style="font-weight: bold;">25</a> </span> </span> <a id="NextPageLink" onclick='return showDiv("page_25.0");' href="#" title="Next Page"> <img id="NextPageLinkImage" class="Icon" src="http://www.science.gov/scigov/images/icon.next.18x20.png" alt="Next Page" /></a> <a id="LastPageLink" onclick='return showDiv("page_25.0");' href="#" title="Last Page"> <img id="LastPageLinkImage" class="Icon" src="http://www.science.gov/scigov/images/icon.last.18x20.png" alt="Last Page" /></a> </div> </div> </div><!-- page_25 div --> <!-- Column 1 end --> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <!-- BEGIN: footer --> <div id="footer_inner" class="osti" style="margin-left:auto;margin-right:auto;">