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Foreign Claims Settlement Commission of the United States Annual Report, 2009.  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

This is the Annual Report for 2009 of the Foreign Claims Settlement Commission of the United States. The Foreign Claims Settlement Commission of the United States (FCSC) is a quasi-judicial, independent agency within the Department of Justice which adjudi...

2009-01-01

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Foreign Claims Settlement Commission of the United States Annual Report, 2010.  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

This is the Annual Report for 2010 of the Foreign Claims Settlement Commission of the United States. The Foreign Claims Settlement Commission of the United States (FCSC) is a quasi-judicial, independent agency within the Department of Justice which adjudi...

2010-01-01

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Foreign Claims Settlement Commission of the United States Annual Report, 1999.  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

This is the Annual Report for 1999 of the Foreign Claims Settlement Commission of the United States. The Foreign Claims Settlement Commission of the United States (FCSC) is a quasi-judicial, independent agency within the Department of Justice which adjudi...

1999-01-01

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Foreign Claims Settlement Commission of the United States Annual Report, 2005.  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

This is the Annual Report for 2005 of the Foreign Claims Settlement Commission of the United States. The Foreign Claims Settlement Commission of the United States (FCSC) is a quasi-judicial, independent agency within the Department of Justice which adjudi...

2005-01-01

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Foreign Claims Settlement Commission of the United States Annual Report, 2007.  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

This is the Annual Report for 2007 of the Foreign Claims Settlement Commission of the United States. The Foreign Claims Settlement Commission of the United States (FCSC) is a quasi-judicial, independent agency within the Department of Justice which adjudi...

2007-01-01

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Foreign Claims Settlement Commission of the United States Annual Report, 2000.  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

This is the Annual Report for 2000 of the Foreign Claims Settlement Commission of the United States. The Foreign Claims Settlement Commission of the United States (FCSC) is a quasi-judicial, independent agency within the Department of Justice which adjudi...

2000-01-01

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Foreign Claims Settlement Commission of the United States Annual Report, 2008.  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

This is the Annual Report for 2008 of the Foreign Claims Settlement Commission of the United States. The Foreign Claims Settlement Commission of the United States (FCSC) is a quasi-judicial, independent agency within the Department of Justice which adjudi...

2008-01-01

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Foreign Claims Settlement Commission of the United States Annual Report, 2004.  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

This is the Annual Report for 2004 of the Foreign Claims Settlement Commission of the United States. The Foreign Claims Settlement Commission of the United States (FCSC) is a quasi-judicial, independent agency within the Department of Justice which adjudi...

2004-01-01

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Foreign Claims Settlement Commission of the United States Annual Report, 2006.  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

This is the Annual Report for 2006 of the Foreign Claims Settlement Commission of the United States. The Foreign Claims Settlement Commission of the United States (FCSC) is a quasi-judicial, independent agency within the Department of Justice which adjudi...

2006-01-01

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45 CFR 502.1 - Organization and authority-Foreign Claims Settlement Commission.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...independent agency of the Federal Government created by Reorganization...States nationals against foreign governments for compensation for losses...settlement agreements or through liquidation of foreign assets in the United States by...

2013-10-01

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32 CFR 842.129 - Settlement of claims against NAFIs.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...Nonappropriated Fund Claims § 842.129 Settlement of claims against NAFIs. (a) This subpart does not establish legal theories for adjudication of claims. Refer to the appropriate subpart to decide whether a claim is payable (e.g.,...

2013-07-01

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43 CFR 29.9 - Claims, settlement and adjudication.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...settlement and adjudication. 29.9 Section 29.9 Public Lands: Interior Office of the Secretary of the Interior TRANS-ALASKA PIPELINE LIABILITY FUND § 29.9 Claims, settlement and adjudication. (a)(1) Claims in...

2013-10-01

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3 CFR 13477 - Executive Order 13477 of October 31, 2008. Settlement of Claims Against Libya  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...31, 2008. Settlement of Claims Against Libya 13477 Order 13477 Presidential Documents...EO 13477 Settlement of Claims Against Libya By the authority vested in me as...between the United States of America and Libya (Claims Settlement Agreement),...

2009-01-01

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25 CFR 226.20 - Settlement of damages claimed.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

...BUREAU OF INDIAN AFFAIRS, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR ENERGY AND MINERALS LEASING OF OSAGE RESERVATION LANDS FOR OIL AND GAS MINING Operations § 226.20 Settlement of damages claimed. (a) Lessee or his authorized representative or...

2011-04-01

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An Old Road Rapidly Aging? The Settlement of Apollo's Long-Standing False Claims Act Lawsuit and the Changing Appeal of Commission-Based Recruitment  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Last month, higher education company the Apollo Group, Inc. (Apollo) confirmed that it entered into an agreement with the United States (US) federal government to resolve a long-standing lawsuit concerning its subsidiary, the for-profit University of Phoenix (Phoenix). Originating in 2003, the False Claims Act lawsuit filed by university officials

Observatory on Borderless Higher Education, 2010

2010-01-01

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32 CFR 536.141 - Composition of Foreign Claims Commissions.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...National Defense 3 2013-07-01 2013-07-01 false Composition of Foreign Claims Commissions. 536.141 Section 536...Claims Cognizable Under the Foreign Claims Act § 536.141 Composition of Foreign Claims Commissions. (a)...

2013-07-01

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23 CFR 635.124 - Participation in contract claim awards and settlements.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...Participation in contract claim awards and...statutory share in a contract claim award made...the basis of an arbitration or mediation proceeding, administrative board determination...settlement, or other contract claim...

2009-04-01

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23 CFR 635.124 - Participation in contract claim awards and settlements.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...Participation in contract claim awards and...statutory share in a contract claim award made...the basis of an arbitration or mediation proceeding, administrative board determination...settlement, or other contract claim...

2010-04-01

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Book Review: Problems of the German-American Claims Commission  

Microsoft Academic Search

This important analysis and commentary by the German judge of the Mixed Claims Commission, United States and Germany, upon the legal questions before that Commission is a work of permanent value. Under the economic and reparation clauses of the Treaty of Versailles, as adopted by the United States, the Commission passed upon the claims of American citizens against Germany arising

Edwin Borchard

1932-01-01

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42 CFR 411.47 - Apportionment of a lump-sum compromise settlement of a workers' compensation claim.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...compromise settlement of a workers' compensation claim. 411.47 Section...for Services Covered Under Workers' Compensation § 411.47 Apportionment...compromise settlement of a workers' compensation claim. (a)...

2010-10-01

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42 CFR 411.47 - Apportionment of a lump-sum compromise settlement of a workers' compensation claim.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...compromise settlement of a workers' compensation claim. 411.47 Section...for Services Covered Under Workers' Compensation § 411.47 Apportionment...compromise settlement of a workers' compensation claim. (a)...

2009-10-01

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15 CFR 2.5 - Adjudication and settlement of claims.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...expeditious handling of claims, bearing in mind the applicable statutory time limitations for adjudications of claims. [32 FR 3769, Mar. 7, 1967, as amended at 48 FR 31636, July 11, 1983; 63 FR 29945, June 2,...

2009-01-01

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32 CFR 536.124 - Settlement authority for maritime claims.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...000 for COE claims or $50,000 for all others, Commander USARCS will be notified immediately, and be furnished a copy of the claim and a mirror file thereafter. See § 536.30 and AR 27-20, paragraph...

2013-07-01

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23 CFR 635.124 - Participation in contract claim awards and settlements.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...made by a State to a Federal-aid contractor on the basis...award or settlement. Federal-aid participation in such instances...such that evaluation of legal controversies is critical to consideration...that it involves a Federal-aid participating portion of...

2013-04-01

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32 CFR 536.143 - Settlement authority of Foreign Claims Commissions.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...based on the annual Foreign Currency Fluctuation Account...dollars or another currency and such request is...claimant resides in another foreign country at the time...sentence may be made in the currency of that third...

2013-07-01

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32 CFR 752.3 - Claims against the Navy.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...2013-07-01 false Claims against the Navy. 752.3 Section 752.3 National...Defense (Continued) DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY CLAIMS ADMIRALTY CLAIMS § 752.3 Claims against the Navy. (a) Settlement authority....

2013-07-01

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77 FR 24218 - Alaska Native Claims Selection  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...000-L14100000-KC0000-P] Alaska Native Claims Selection AGENCY...described below, pursuant to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act...lands are in the vicinity of the village of Chevak, Alaska, and are described as: Lot...

2012-04-23

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75 FR 53331 - Alaska Native Claims Selection  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...to Hadohdleekaga, Incorporated, for the Native village of Hughes, Alaska, pursuant to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act...K'oyitl'ots'ina, Limited. The lands are in the vicinity of Hughes, Alaska, and are located in: Kateel River Meridian,...

2010-08-31

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10 CFR 950.35 - Payment of final claim determination.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

Once a Final Claim Determination is reached by the methods set forth in this subpart, the parties intend that such a Final Claim Determination shall constitute a final settlement of the claim and the sponsor may immediately present to the Department a Final Claim Determination for...

2010-01-01

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76 FR 10339 - Ms. Bubbles, Inc., Provisional Acceptance of a Settlement Agreement and Order  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...COMMISSION [CPSC Docket No. 11-C0004] Ms. Bubbles, Inc., Provisional Acceptance...provisionally-accepted Settlement Agreement with Ms. Bubbles, Inc., containing a civil penalty...Stevenson, Secretary. In the Matter of Ms. Bubbles, Inc.; SETTLEMENT...

2011-02-24

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78 FR 18365 - Commencement of Iraq Claims Adjudication Program  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...in this instance, would include unlawful detention by Iraq that resulted in an inability to leave Iraq or Kuwait after Iraq invaded Kuwait on August 2, 1990. \\3\\ The payment already received by the claimant under the Claims Settlement...

2013-03-26

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32 CFR 537.19 - Demands arising from maritime claims.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...notice of intention to issue a demand letter, as well as copies of...limitation of settlement authority, demands for admiralty claims and civil...Counsel offices. (c) Where, in response to any demand, a respondent denies...

2013-07-01

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African rural settlement patterns.  

PubMed

Rural settlements, characterized by illiteracy, traditionalism, isolationism, and an agricultural economy, dominate Tropical Africa. This paper presents an historical review of settlement evolution from before colonial rule to the present, to provide a better understanding of rural life for government policy formulation purposes. Before colonial rule, the early 19th century slave trade drove many villagers into scattered, remote settlements which were further established by increased food production, and decreased migration. After Africa's partition (1885), various governments concentrated dispersed settlements for security and administrative control. Rural settlements were transformed through colonial force, desires by the villagers for more land and wealth, and new settlement establishment by Europeans. In present day Africa, improved communication, a more diversified economy, and less traditional conservatism still influence rural settlement patterns. Resource development and agricultural and medical reasons currently act to change settlements, but villagers are now compensated for such moves and may even improve their earning power from them. The author describes settlement patterns in Sierra Leone, which typify much of Tropical Africa. Hill settlements, which offered security against intertribal wars, predominated in the 19th Century, but the Hut Tax War (1989) brought tranquility and an improved economy. Today, much of rural Sierra Leone has lost its population to diamond and iron mining areas. Modernization has changed food, housing, settlement size, and arrangement and farming techniques. The author emphasizes the strong environmental influences on settlement evolution and development, and urges a greater understanding of rural settlements to aid in future planning for Tropical Africa's people. PMID:12143658

Kaloko, F R

1983-11-01

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76 FR 5395 - Alaska Native Claims Selection  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...surface and subsurface estates in certain lands pursuant to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act. The lands are located east of Sand Point, Alaska, and aggregate 86.80 acres. Notice of the decision will also be published four times in the Anchorage...

2011-01-31

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78 FR 16527 - Alaska Native Claims Selection  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (43 U.S.C. 1601, et seq). The lands are located southwest of Eyak, AK, and contain 169.55 acres. Notice of the decision will also be published four times for four consecutive weeks in the Anchorage Daily...

2013-03-15

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76 FR 53151 - Alaska Native Claims Selection  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...below pursuant to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (43 U.S.C. 1601 et seq.). The lands are in the vicinity of Hughes, Alaska, and are located in: Kateel River Meridian, Alaska T. 7 N., R. 21 E., Secs. 24 and 25. Containing...

2011-08-25

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78 FR 75944 - Commencement of Claims Program  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...and the Great Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya'' (``Claims Settlement...et al. v. Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya (D.D.C.) 1:94-cv-02444-SS...Baker v. Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya (D.D.C.) 03-...

2013-12-13

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Environmental Issues in the Land Claims: One of a Series of Articles on the Native Land Claims.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

As one in a series of eight articles written by different professionals concerned with Alaska Native land claims, this article focuses on the debate of environmental issues prior to passage of the Alaska Land Claims Settlement Act. Designed to stimulate careful political/historical reading and discussion at an advanced secondary or adult level,

Martin, Guy

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The Risdon Settlement.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

One of the key episodes in the history of the region of Australia called Tasmania is an incident known as the Risdon Massacre. In 1804 near the Risdon Settlement, a large number of aborigines were killed by settlement officials. This document invites students to investigate what really happened on the day of the Risdon massacre and in so doing,

Tasmanian Education Dept., Hobart (Australia).

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Will new IUD debate lower Dalkon Shield settlements?  

PubMed

A recent study challenging the risk associated with the use of IUDs will have little impact on the settlements of claims against the maker of the Dalkon Shield, an IUD believed to have caused pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) and other medical problems among its users. Recently, Richard Kronmal, a biostatistician from the University of Washington in Seattle, questioned the data from the Women's Health Study, an investigation sponsored by the National Institutes of Health, which found that the relative risk of PID among IUD users is 1.6. According to Kronmal, the actual relative risk is only 1.2. While other scientists came to the defense of the Women's Health Study, the press reported that Kronmal's report would lead to lower damage settlements for former Dalkon Shield users who have filed a claim against A.H. Robins Corp., the maker of the IUD. But according to Georgene Vairo, chair of the trust for the Dalkon Shield Claims Resolution Facility, the Kronmal study will have no impact on the settlements. Vairo says that the settlements will continue to be based on past offers, which range anywhere from %725 to 6-figure settlements, depending the amount of documentation and proof of injury. So far, the trust has settled some 137,000 claims. Furthermore, Vairo says that the trust still has $2.3 billion with which to settle claims, and has no incentive to reduce payments. The trust was set up by American Home Products Co., which acquired A.H. Robins after the maker of the Dalkon Shield filed for bankruptcy following increasing litigation claims from former Dalkon Shield users. PMID:12284063

1991-07-01

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32 CFR 644.468 - Settlement of claims.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...proceeding to avoid separate suit by the owner to recover compensation to which he may be entitled. In such cases request will be made of DAEN-REA-C to have the proceeding amended to enlarge the issues to include...

2013-07-01

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76 FR 37793 - Viking Range Corporation, Provisional Acceptance of a Settlement Agreement and Order  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...COMMISSION [CPSC Docket No. 11-C0005] Viking Range Corporation, Provisional Acceptance...provisionally-accepted Settlement Agreement with Viking Range Corporation, containing a civil...In accordance with 16 CFR 1118.20, Viking Range Corporation (``Viking'')...

2011-06-28

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32 CFR 536.118 - Related statutes for maritime claims.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...SIAA), 46 U.S.C. app. 741-752; the Public Vessels Act (PVA), 46 U.S.C. app. 781-790; or the Admiralty Extension...is not mandatory for causes of action as it is for the SIAA or PVA. (b) Similar maritime claims settlement authority is...

2009-07-01

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32 CFR 536.118 - Related statutes for maritime claims.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...SIAA), 46 U.S.C. app. 741-752; the Public Vessels Act (PVA), 46 U.S.C. app. 781-790; or the Admiralty Extension...is not mandatory for causes of action as it is for the SIAA or PVA. (b) Similar maritime claims settlement authority is...

2010-07-01

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The Politics of Passage: One of a Series of Articles on the Native Land Claims.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

As one in a series of eight articles written by different professionals concerned with Alaska Native land claims, this article focuses on passage of the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act and emphasizes the influence of political and economic interests on the legislative process. Designed to stimulate careful political/historical reading and

Martin, Guy

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Native Hawaiians Study Commission: Report on the Culture, Needs and Concerns of Native Hawaiians. Final Report. Volume II. Claims of Conscience: A Dissenting Study of the Culture, Needs and Concerns of Native Hawaiians.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Volume II of the final report of the Native Hawaiians Study Commission (NHSC) on the culture, needs, and concerns of native Hawaiians, this book contains a formal dissent to the conclusions and recommendations presented in Volume I made by three of the NHSC commissioners. Its principal criticism is that Volume I fails to address the underlying

Department of the Interior, Washington, DC.

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17 CFR 300.502 - Claim for securities.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

17 Commodity and Securities Exchanges 3 2013-04-01 2013-04-01 false Claim for securities. 300.502 Section 300.502 Commodity and Securities Exchanges SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION (CONTINUED) Schedule A...

2013-04-01

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Evaluating a Surprising Claim  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

A television advertisement and a website present an interesting question: can rail company CSX "really" move a ton of freight 468 miles on a gallon of fuel, or is the claim preposterous? Let us examine the claim, first by understanding what is meant, looking at their data, and then converting units to examine the claim quantitatively.

Hayden, Howard C.

2013-01-01

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Human Settlements, Energy, and Industry  

SciTech Connect

Human settlements are integrators of many of the climate impacts initially felt in other sectors, and differ from each other in geographic location, size, economic circumstances, and political and social capacity. The most wide-spread serious potential impact is flooding and landslides, followed by tropical cyclones. A growing literature suggests that a very wide variety of settlements in nearly every climate zone may be affected, although the specific evidence is still very limited. Settlements with little economic diversification and where a high percentage of incomes derive from climate sensitive primary resource industries (agriculture, forestry and fisheries) are more sensitive than more diversified settlements

Scott, Michael J.; Gupta, Sujata; Jauregui, Ernesto; Nwafor, James; Satterthwaite, David; Wanasinghe, Yapa; Wilbanks, Thomas; Yoshino, Masatoshi; Kelkar, Ulka

2001-01-15

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29 CFR 2200.120 - Settlement procedure.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...require the parties to provide statements of the issues in controversy and the factual predicate for each party's position on each...parties, conduct such other settlement proceedings as may aid in the settlement of the case. (d) Settlement...

2013-07-01

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75 FR 14628 - Notice of Commission Decision  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...step of claim 1, i.e., ``depositing a tungsten layer by chemical vapor deposition, said tungsten layer covering said glue layer on said dielectric and said exposed material.'' The Commission determined not to review the remainder of the ID....

2010-03-26

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Malpractice claims for endoscopy  

PubMed Central

AIM: To summarize the magnitude and time trends of endoscopy-related claims and to compare total malpractice indemnity according to specialty and procedure. METHODS: We obtained data from a comprehensive database of closed claims from a trade association of professional liability insurance carriers, representing over 60% of practicing United States physicians. Total payments by procedure and year were calculated, and were adjusted for inflation (using the Consumer Price Index) to 2008 dollars. Time series analysis was performed to assess changes in the total value of claims for each type of procedure over time. RESULTS: There were 1901 endoscopy-related closed claims against all providers from 1985 to 2008. The specialties include: internal medicine (n = 766), gastroenterology (n = 562), general surgery (n = 231), general and family practice (n = 101), colorectal surgery (n = 87), other specialties (n = 132), and unknown (n = 22). Colonoscopy represented the highest frequencies of closed claims (n = 788) and the highest total indemnities ($54 093 000). In terms of mean claims payment, endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) ranked the highest ($374??794) per claim. Internists had the highest number of total claims (n = 766) and total claim payment ($70??730??101). Only total claim payments for colonoscopy and ERCP seem to have increased over time. Indeed, there was an average increase of 15.5% per year for colonoscopy and 21.9% per year for ERCP after adjusting for inflation. CONCLUSION: There appear to be differences in malpractice coverage costs among specialties and the type of endoscopic procedure. There is also evidence for secular trend in total claim payments, with colonoscopy and ERCP costs rising yearly even after adjusting for inflation.

Hernandez, Lyndon V; Klyve, Dominic; Regenbogen, Scott E

2013-01-01

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Bank for International Settlements  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

The Bank for International Settlements (BIS), a creation of the Hague Conference of 1930, is "a[n international] central banking institution" whose aim is "to promote the co-operation of central banks and to provide additional facilities for international financial operations." Its web site provides a detailed profile of BIS, along with its basic texts and charters. However, the power of the site is its publication section, a small but growing list of full text publications (Adobe Acrobat [.pdf] format only), highlighted by the quarterly International Banking and Financial Market Developments, a "commentary on recent developments in international banking, securities and global derivatives markets based on partial information available for the [most recent quarter] and on more detailed banking data for [the previous quarter]." The site also contains BIS Review, "a collection of important articles and speeches by senior central bankers."

1997-01-01

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26 CFR 301.6224(c)-3 - Consistent settlements.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...original settlement (that is, the settlement upon which the offered settlement terms are based). A consistent agreement must mirror the original settlement and may not be limited to selected items from the original settlement. Once a partner has...

2013-04-01

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Gibbardian libertarian claims revisited  

Microsoft Academic Search

Two resolution schemes for the impossibility theorems on the Gibbard-Kelly claims of libertarian rights, which are rather contrasting with each other, are proposed and their implications discussed. The first scheme asserts that there exists a collective choice rule satisfying the Pareto principle and the Gibbard-Kelly libertarian claims if there exists at least one socially unconcerned individual. The second scheme asserts

K. Suzumura; K. Suga

1986-01-01

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Handbook of Veterinary Claims.  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

This manual serves as a guide for claims officers and appointed investigating veterinarians of other experts to process claims for damage to domestic animals, fowl, fish and wildlife. It explains the role of the United States Air Force Occupational and En...

J. E. Milligan B. W. Martin C. E. Thalken

1983-01-01

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State Your Claim!  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

A short fictional work for limited English speakers relates a young couple's experience in learning about small claims court through an incident involving damage to the husband's leather jacket. The damage to the jacket occurred when it was left at a dry clearner, but the dry cleaner claims that it sent the jacket to a special cleaner that handles

Thypin, Marilyn; Glasner, Lynne

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Formalizing Probabilistic Safety Claims  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

A safety claim for a system is a statement that the system, which is subject to hazardous conditions, satisfies a given set of properties. Following work by John Rushby and Bev Littlewood, this paper presents a mathematical framework that can be used to state and formally prove probabilistic safety claims. It also enables hazardous conditions, their uncertainties, and their interactions to be integrated into the safety claim. This framework provides a formal description of the probabilistic composition of an arbitrary number of hazardous conditions and their effects on system behavior. An example is given of a probabilistic safety claim for a conflict detection algorithm for aircraft in a 2D airspace. The motivation for developing this mathematical framework is that it can be used in an automated theorem prover to formally verify safety claims.

Herencia-Zapana, Heber; Hagen, George E.; Narkawicz, Anthony J.

2011-01-01

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Bogus Weight Loss Claims  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

The Real World Learning Objects Library presents a project that incorporates the real-life experience of false advertising in weight loss miracles and the science behind such claims. Under the guise of helping the FDA police such bogus claims of "quick fix" weight loss pills or secrets, students have the opportunity to apply biology and other earth sciences to consider a claim and disprove it. The activity includes detailed instructions, learning objects, assessment guides, and a list of further resources for more information. The activity is ideal for teachers seeking to develop in class or take home assignments and activities, or for students designing their own projects.

Battles, Carol

2009-11-19

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77 FR 47095 - Notice of Proposed Settlement Agreement Under the Park System Resource Protection Act  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...Settlement Agreement Under the Park System Resource Protection Act Notice...and damages under the Park System Resource Protection Act, 16...States' claims arise from the grounding of the vessel F.G. Walton...on October 13, 2007. The grounding injured Park resources....

2012-08-07

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Guidelines for Investigating Malpractice Claims - A Claims Officer's Perspective.  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

A brief guideline for the new Claims Officer on how to investigate medical malpractice claims. From the vantage point of a former base Claims Officer, it provides a practical description of the investigation process, including tips on interviewing physici...

B. C. Vassey

1984-01-01

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21 CFR 101.71 - Health claims: claims not authorized.  

...2014-04-01 2014-04-01 false Health claims: claims not authorized. 101...AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES (CONTINUED) FOOD...FOOD LABELING Specific Requirements for Health Claims 101.71 Health...

2014-04-01

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Federal Tort Claims Act.  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

This casebook is a compilation of cases and materials on the Federal Tort Claims Act designed to provide source material for students at The Judge Advocate General's School. These materials are not official Department of the Army policy. The organization ...

1999-01-01

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Steps toward lunar settlement  

SciTech Connect

The costs of transporting people and material to low-earth-orbit (LEO), and thence to the lunar surface, will constrain the pace and pattern of lunar development. Beginning as a spartan ''base camp'' completely supplied from Earth, a lunar science-and-resource-development facility could grow in size, amenities, and capability to the point that passenger transport becomes a major expense. At such a stage, some employees of the facility might be given the opportunity to become permanent residents; and at that point, lunar settlement will have begun. We assume growth rates of facilities and staff contained by the annual delivery of 900 tons to LEO. During the base camp era, about 100 tons would be delivered annually to the lunar surface. Within six years, the facility could grow to a collection of 25 modules, housing a staff of about 16 with each member of the staff serving a six-month tour on a staggered schedule. At the end of this first phase, oxygen produced from lunar ilmenite and delivered to lunar orbit for use as propellant would allow annual lunar-bound cargos of about 200 tons. Production from lunar materials of heat shields for aerobraking would enable economical delivery of lunar oxygen to LEO and, therefore, could raise lunar-bound cargoes to about 450 tons. Accumulatin of production capabilities would eventually allow use of lunar construction materials, to build farms and increase per capita living and working space. Once closed-loop environmental systems are in place, transport costs are dominated by staff rotation and the facility is limited to a maximum staff size of about 300. Further expansion requires that some staff become permanent residents.

Jones, E.M.

1988-01-01

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LEIR Commissioning  

Microsoft Academic Search

The Low Energy Ion Ring (LEIR) is a central piece of the injector chain for LHC ion operation, transforming long Linac 3 pulses into high density bunches needed for LHC. LEIR commissioning is scheduled to be completed at the time of the conference. A review of LEIR commissioning highlighting expected and unexpected problems and actions to tackle them will be

P Belochitskii; Lajos Bojtar; Christian Carli; Michel Chanel; Karel Cornelis; Bruno Dupuy; Jose Duran-Lopez; Tommy Eriksson; Simone Silvano Gilardoni; Django Manglunki; Emanuele Matli; Stephan Maury; Carlos Oliveira; Sergio Pasinelli; Jaroslaw Pasternak; Federico Roncarolo; Gerard Tranquille

2006-01-01

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Indigenous Self-Determination and Media Development: The Land Claims Variable.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The media have often been related to nation-state building and the generation of national sentiment, but because few ethnic minorities can afford to maintain their own media systems, they generally remain relatively powerless. Indigenous land claims, legal settlements that guarantee territorial sovereignty to an ethnic group, are one way of

Olson, Scott R.

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Innateness Claims in Psycholinguistics.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

While agreeing with psycholinguistic and neurolinguistic theories that suggest that innate language-related cognitive structures are the basis of language development, the author seeks to establish what it is that is innate and what is meant by innateness in the first place. The author considers the claims of psychological relevance made on behalf

Lamendella, John T.

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Nutrient Content Claims  

MedlinePLUS

... Low sodium: 140 mg of sodium or less Reduced sodium or less sodium: at least 25% less sodium than the regular version Claims for Cholesterol Cholesterol free: less than 2 mg per serving Low cholesterol: 20 mg or less Reduced cholesterol or less cholesterol: at least 25% less ...

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Regulatory environment and claims - limits and opportunities.  

PubMed

During the past decade, the use of claims became more and more important in many countries in relation to the increased awareness of consumer about the link between foods and health, offering to industry a valuable opportunity to differentiate and valorize their products and to promote innovation. However, more and more stringent regulations are developed, all based on the general principles adopted by the Codex Alimentarius Commission. In addition to the different regulatory processes and administrative requirements according to the country, the high level (and cost) of scientific substantiation of claims, the constraints introduced by nutrient profiles and the poor knowledge of the impact on consumer depending on the cultural contexts may limit these opportunities or, at least complicate their use. All these issues are briefly analyzed, highlighting some striking convergences and differences between countries. PMID:20664223

Martin, Ambroise

2010-01-01

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47 CFR 1.1934 - Recovery when the Commission is not creditor agency.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION GENERAL PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE Grants by Random Selection Collection of Claims Owed the United States Salary...the creditor agency also must advise the Commission of the number of installments to be collected, the amount of each...

2013-10-01

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46 CFR 545.3 - Interpretation of § 515.23(b) of this chapter-Payment pursuant to a claim against an ocean...  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...chapter-Payment pursuant to a claim against an ocean transportation intermediary. 545.3...MARITIME COMMISSION REGULATIONS AFFECTING OCEAN SHIPPING IN FOREIGN COMMERCE INTERPRETATIONS...Payment pursuant to a claim against an ocean transportation intermediary....

2013-10-01

72

Food Labeling: FDA Needs to Reassess Its Approach to Protecting Consumers from False or Misleading Claims.  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) oversees federal requirements to prohibit false or misleading food labels; the Federal Trade Commission enforces the prohibition against false or misleading advertising. By statute, health claims on food labels must ...

2011-01-01

73

46 CFR 515.23 - Claims against an ocean transportation intermediary.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...2009-10-01 false Claims against an ocean transportation intermediary. 515.23...MARITIME COMMISSION REGULATIONS AFFECTING OCEAN SHIPPING IN FOREIGN COMMERCE LICENSING...RESPONSIBILITY REQUIREMENTS, AND GENERAL DUTIES FOR OCEAN TRANSPORTATION INTERMEDIARIES...

2009-10-01

74

Report of the Commission on Dietary Supplement Labels.  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

As requested, the Commission conducted a study on and is providing recommendations for the regulation of label claims and statements for dietary supplements, including the use of literature in connection with the sale of dietary supplements, including the...

1997-01-01

75

Is the tobacco settlement constitutional?  

PubMed

In August 2005, the Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI), a conservative advocacy organization, filed a lawsuit in Louisiana challenging the legality of the 1998 Master Settlement Agreement (MSA). The suit alleges that the MSA, under which the states receive monetary payments and the four major tobacco companies are insulated from price competition, violates the Compact Clause and other provisions of the U.S. Constitution. This lawsuit threatens to unravel of one of the most significant opportunities to improve public health in United States history. We consider the merits of the lawsuit, the problems with the MSA that it highlights, and the potential consequences of the suit for public health. PMID:17199817

Rajkumar, Rahul; Gross, Cary P; Forman, Howard P

2006-01-01

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37 CFR 1.75 - Claim(s).  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...Where a claim sets forth a plurality of elements or steps, each element or step of the claim should be separated by a line indentation. (35 U.S.C. 6; 15 U.S.C. 1113, 1126) [31 FR 12922, Oct. 4, 1966, as amended at 36 FR 12690,...

2013-07-01

77

Estimation of municipal solid waste landfill settlement  

Microsoft Academic Search

The municipal solid waste landfill suffers from large postclosure settlement that occurs over an extended period of time. A large differential settlement may impair foundations, utilities, and other associated facilities constructed on top of a landfill. It may also lead to breakage of the geomembrane and damage of the cover system in a modern municipal solid waste landfill. The waste

Hoe I. Ling; Dov Leshchinsky; Yoshiyuki Mohri; Toshinori Kawabata

1998-01-01

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7 CFR 1421.111 - Loan settlement.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...settlement will be made by CCC on the basis of the basic marketing assistance loan rate that is in effect for the commodity...settlement shall be made by CCC on the basis of the basic marketing assistance loan rate that is in effect for the...

2010-01-01

79

Commissioning ALMA  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

ALMA (Atacama Large mm/sub-mm Array) is the state-of-the-art radiotelescope under construction at the 5000 m high plateau of Chajnantor in Chile. It is aimed to probe the universe at millimetre and submillimetre wavelength radiation (0.3 to 9.6 mm) to investigate mainly the cool Universe, molecular gas and dust, star formation, proto-planets, galaxies, cosmology etc. ALMA will consist initially of 66 high-precision antennas. The main array will have fifty antennas of 12 meters in diameter, acting together as an interferometer and a compact array (ACA) of four 12-metre and twelve 7-metre antennas. The antennas can be spread across the desert plateau over distances from 150 meters to 16 kilometers, which will give ALMA a variable angular resolution and sensitivity. The commissioning of ALMA started at the beginning of 2010. ALMA's construction is expected to be completed around 2012 but early scientific observations with a partial array will begin by the end of 2011.

Fulla, D.

2011-11-01

80

U.S. House approves historic settlement in case involving African American farmers and Native Americans  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

A small slice of justicehttp://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/11/28/AR2010112803915.htmlStatement from Agriculture Secretary Vilsack on Final Passage of the Claims Settlement Acthttp://www.usda.gov/wps/portal/usda/usdahome?contentidonly=true&contentid=2010/12/0627.xmlBlack farmers: justice delayedhttp://www.economist.com/blogs/democracyinamerica/2010/08/black_farmersPostcard from the first annual Black Farmers and Urban Gardeners Conferencehttp://www.grist.org/article/2010-11-30-notes-from-the-first-annual-black-farmers-and-urban-gardeners-coNational Black Farmers Associationhttp://www.blackfarmers.org/After years of wrangling, heated public discussion, and debate, the U.S. House of Representatives approved $4.6 billion to settle discrimination claims filed by African American farmers and Native Americans who had not received land-use royalties. The suit was quite complex, and the initial lawsuit was filed in 1997 by African American farmers who alleged that racial discrimination was a pervasive part of U.S. Department of Agriculture lending programs. In a separate action, a group of 300,000 Native Americans claimed that land royalties were withheld from them in a series of actions dating back to 1887. The approval of these funds had been held up for sometime, and the legislative roadblocks were removed when various lawmakers proposed to alleviate the entire cost of this settlement through spending cuts and generating new revenue elsewhere. Besides providing for different payments to individuals, the settlement will also finance construction of water systems that will serve Native American reservations in New Mexico, Montana, and Arizona.The first link will take readers to a piece from this Tuesday's Business Week about the recent settlement. The second link leads to an editorial from this Monday's Washington Post about the settlement. Moving on, the third link will take users to an official statement from Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on the passage of the settlement act. The fourth link will take interested parties to a piece from The Economist which provides a bit more background on the suit filed by African American farmers. Visitors interested in another perspective on a related subject will enjoy the fifth link. Here they will find Natasha Bowens' commentary on the first annual Black Farmers and Urban Gardeners Conference in New York City, and it's a witty and insightful read. Finally, the last link leads to the homepage of the National Black Farmers Association.

Grinnell, Max

2010-12-03

81

Impacts of the Master Settlement Agreement on the tobacco industry  

PubMed Central

Objective: To assess effects of the Master Settlement Agreement (MSA) and the four individual state settlements on tobacco company decisions and performance. Design: 10-K reports filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission, firm and daily data from the Center for Research in Security Prices, stock price indices, market share and advertising data, cigarette export and domestic consumption data, and newspaper articles were used to assess changes before (199098) and after (19992002) the MSA was implemented. Subjects: Five major tobacco manufacturers in the USA. Main outcome measures: Stockholder returns, operating performance of defendant companies, exports, market share of the original participants in the MSA, and advertising/promotion expenditures. Results: Returns to investments in the tobacco industry exceeded returns from investments in securities of other companies, using each of four indexes as comparators. Domestic tobacco revenues increased during 19992002 from pre-MSA levels. Profits from domestic sales rose from levels prevailing immediately before the MSA. There is no indication that the MSA caused an increase in tobacco exports. Total market share of the original participating manufacturers in the MSA decreased. Total advertising expenditures by the tobacco companies increased at a higher rate than the 199098 trend during 19992002, but total advertising expenditures net of spending on coupons and promotions decreased. Conclusion: The experience during the post-MSA period demonstrates that the MSA did no major harm to the companies. Some features of the MSA appear to have increased company value and profitability.

Sloan, F; Mathews, C; Trogdon, J

2004-01-01

82

Harmonic settlement effects on uniform and tapered tank shells  

Microsoft Academic Search

For economic reasons, foundations of large tanks for fluid storage tend to be shallow and may consequently suffer differential settlement under load. But these tanks are ductile and are able to tolerate limited settlement without distress. For an economic limitation of settlement, the structure should be analyzed rationally. In this paper, the effects of peripheral differential settlement on the shell

M. Jonaidi; P. Ansourian

1998-01-01

83

32 CFR 536.122 - Limitation of settlement of maritime claims.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...same time limitation as that for beginning suit under the SIAA or PVA; that is, a two-year period from the date the cause...required under the two-year time limit applicable to the SIAA and PVA, even though the AEA provides that no suit shall be filed...

2010-07-01

84

32 CFR 536.122 - Limitation of settlement of maritime claims.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...same time limitation as that for beginning suit under the SIAA or PVA; that is, a two-year period from the date the cause...required under the two-year time limit applicable to the SIAA and PVA, even though the AEA provides that no suit shall be filed...

2009-07-01

85

24 CFR 7.43 - Settlement agreements.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY; POLICY, PROCEDURES AND PROGRAMS Equal Employment Opportunity Without Regard to Race, Color Religion, Sex, National Origin, Age, Disability or Reprisal Remedies, Enforcement and Compliance § 7.43 Settlement...

2013-04-01

86

Hydrodynamic Factors Controlling Settlement in Fouling Organisms.  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

In recent years considerable effort has been directed toward understanding the behavioral and physiological events leading to the settlement and recruitment of fouling organisms. A wide variety of animals express preferences in the sites where they settle...

M. W. Denny

1991-01-01

87

7 CFR 1421.112 - Loan settlement.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...this section in settlement of the marketing assistance loan, the sales...forfeiture under a non-recourse marketing assistance loan, CCC will...made by CCC on the basis of the basic marketing assistance loan rate that is...

2009-01-01

88

Chemosensory Stimulation of Molluscan Settlement and Metamorphosis.  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

A Settlement and metamorphosis of invertebrate larvae are key points in establishing and maintaining marine communities (including those on the bottoms of ships and piers). This research employed physiological and molecular methods to clarly (1) the basis...

M. G. Hadfield

1996-01-01

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Settlement of footing on compacted ash bed  

SciTech Connect

Compacted coal ash fills exhibit capillary stress due to contact moisture and preconsolidation stress due to the compaction process. As such, the conventional methods of estimating settlement of footing on cohesionless soils based on penetration tests become inapplicable in the case of footings on coal ash fills, although coal ash is also a cohesionless material. Therefore, a method of estimating load-settlement behavior of footings resting on coal ash fills accounting for the effect of capillary and preconsolidation stresses is presented here. The proposed method has been validated by conducting plate load tests on laboratory prepared compacted ash beds and comparing the observed and predicted load-settlement behavior. Overestimation of settlement greater than 100% occurs when capillary and preconsolidation stresses are not accounted for, as is the case in conventional methods.

Ramasamy, G.; Pusadkar, S.S. [IIT Roorkee, Roorkee (India). Dept. of Civil Engineering

2007-11-15

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44 CFR 62.21 - Claims adjustment.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...FEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY, DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY INSURANCE AND HAZARD MITIGATION National Flood Insurance Program SALE OF INSURANCE AND ADJUSTMENT OF CLAIMS Claims Adjustment, Claims Appeals, and Judicial Review...

2013-10-01

91

Swedish consumers' cognitive approaches to nutrition claims and health claims  

PubMed Central

Introduction and Aim Studies show frequent use of nutrition claims and health claims in consumers' choice of food products. The aim of the present study was to investigate how consumers' thoughts about these claims and food products are affected by various types of food-related experiences. Material and Methods The data collection comprised 30 individual interviews among Swedish consumers aged 25 to 64 years. Results The results indicated that participants who expressed special concern for their own and their families' health were eager to find out the meaning of concepts and statements made. A lack of understanding and lack of credibility of concepts and expressions often caused suspicion of the product. However, in some cases this was counterbalanced by confidence in manufacturers, retailers, and/or the Swedish food legislation. Discussion and Conclusion To achieve effective written communication of food products' health-conducive properties on food labels, there is a need to consider the importance many consumers attach to understanding the meaning of concepts and expressions used and the importance of credibility in certain expressions. Consumers' varying cognitive approaches are suggested as a basis for pre-tests of nutrition claims and health claims.

Svederberg, Eva; Wendin, Karin

2011-01-01

92

Molecular Nanotechnology and Space Settlement  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

Atomically precise manipulation of matter is becoming increasingly common in laboratories around the world. As this control moves into aerospace systems, huge improvements in computers, high-strength materials, and other systems are expected. For example, studies suggest that it may be possible to build: 10(exp 18) MIPS computers, 10(exp 15) bytes/sq cm write once memory, $153-412/kg-of-cargo single- stage-to-orbit launch vehicles and active materials which sense their environment and react intelligently. All of NASA's enterprises should benefit significantly from molecular nanotechnology. Although the time may be measured in decades and the precise path to molecular nanotechnology is unclear, all paths (diamondoid, fullerene, self-assembly, biomolecular, etc.) will require very substantial computation. This talk will discuss fullerene nanotechnology and early work on hypothetical active materials consisting of large numbers of identical machines. The speaker will also discuss aerospace applications, particularly missions leading to widespread space settlement (e.g., small near-Earth - object retrieval). It is interesting to note that control of the tiny - individual atoms and molecules - may lead to colonization of the huge -first the solar system, then the galaxy.

Globus, Al; Saini, Subhash (Technical Monitor)

1998-01-01

93

32 CFR 536.87 - Applicable law for claims under the Federal Tort Claims Act.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...2010-07-01 true Applicable law for claims under the Federal Tort Claims Act. 536.87 Section...Claims Act § 536.87 Applicable law for claims under the Federal Tort Claims Act. The applicable law for claims falling under the...

2010-07-01

94

32 CFR 536.87 - Applicable law for claims under the Federal Tort Claims Act.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...2009-07-01 false Applicable law for claims under the Federal Tort Claims Act. 536.87 Section...Claims Act § 536.87 Applicable law for claims under the Federal Tort Claims Act. The applicable law for claims falling under the...

2009-07-01

95

Relationship between tort claims and patient incident reports in the Veterans Health Administration  

PubMed Central

Objective: The Veterans Health Administration's patient incident reporting system was established to obtain comprehensive data on adverse events that affect patients and to act as a harbinger for risk management. It maintains a dataset of tort claims that are made against Veterans Administration's employees acting within the scope of employment. In an effort to understand the thoroughness of reporting, we examined the relationship between tort claims and patient incident reports (PIRs). Methods: Using social security and record numbers, we matched 8260 tort claims and 32 207 PIRs from fiscal years 19932000. Tort claims and PIRs were considered to be related if the recorded dates of incident were within 1 month of each other. Descriptive statistics, odds ratios, and two sample t tests with unequal variances were used to determine the relationship between PIRs and tort claims. Results: 4.15% of claims had a related PIR. Claim payment (either settlement or judgment for plaintiff) was more likely when associated with a PIR (OR 3.62; 95% CI 2.87 to 4.60). Payment was most likely for medication errors (OR 8.37; 95% CI 2.05 to 73.25) and least likely for suicides (OR 0.25; 95% CI 0.11 to 0.55). Conclusions: Although few tort claims had a related PIR, if a PIR was present the tort claim was more likely to result in a payment; moreover, the payment was likely to be higher. Underreporting of patient incidents that developed into tort claims was evident. Our findings suggest that, in the Veterans Health Administration, there is a higher propensity to both report and settle PIRs with bad outcomes.

Schmidek, J; Weeks, W

2005-01-01

96

Exaggerated Claims for Interactive Stories  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

As advertising becomes more crucial to video games' success, developers risk promoting their products beyond the features that they can actually include. For features of interactive storytelling, the effects of making such exaggerations are not well known, as reports from industry have been anecdotal at best. In this paper, we explore the effects of making exaggerated claims for interactive stories, in the context of the theory of advertising. Results from a human user study show that female players find linear and branching stories to be significantly less enjoyable when they are advertised with exaggerated claims.

Thue, David; Bulitko, Vadim; Spetch, Marcia; Webb, Michael

97

78 FR 49764 - Certain Electronic Digital Media Devices and Components Thereof; Commission's Final Determination...  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...337-TA-796] Certain Electronic Digital Media Devices and Components Thereof; Commission's...from importing certain electronic digital media devices that infringe one or more of claims...importation of certain electronic digital media devices and components thereof by...

2013-08-15

98

U.S Commission on Civil Rights  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Founded during the crucial struggle for civil rights during the 1960s, the U.S Commission on Civil Rights has continued its work right up to the present day, and remains an important part of the federal government. Along with investigating claims of discrimination, the Commission also has a significant research arm, and the agency produces numerous reports and public news briefs that are offered here as well. Some of the more intriguing reports available on the site's homepage include "Redefining Rights in America: The Civil Rights Record of the George W. Bush Administration, 2001-2004" and "Broken Promises: Evaluating the Native American Health Care System". Visitors may also want to look through the material that provides information on how to file a complaint with the Commission, or look through the numerous job opportunities. Some of the material on the site is also available in Spanish.

99

47 CFR 3.50 - Retention of settlement records.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...AND ADMINISTRATION OF ACCOUNTING AUTHORITIES IN MARITIME AND MARITIME MOBILE-SATELLITE RADIO SERVICES Settlement Operations § 3.50 Retention...following settlement of an account with a foreign administration or...

2013-10-01

100

7 CFR 3550.252 - Debt settlement policies.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...2010-01-01 false Debt settlement policies. 3550.252 Section 3550.252 ...DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE DIRECT SINGLE FAMILY HOUSING LOANS AND GRANTS Post-Servicing Actions 3550.252 Debt settlement policies. (a) Applicability. Debt...

2010-01-01

101

SETTLEMENT AND COVER SUBSIDENCE OF HAZARDOUS WASTE LANDFILLS  

EPA Science Inventory

Numerical models using equations for linearly elastic deformation were developed to predict the maximum expected amount of settlement and cover subsidence and potential cracking of the cover by differential settlement in uniformly, horizontally layered hazardous waste landfills. ...

102

An economic assessment of patent settlements in the pharmaceutical industry.  

PubMed

This article demonstrates that in recent years, patent settlements between branded and generic manufacturers involving "reverse payments" from branded manufacturers to generic manufacturers have received close antitrust scrutiny, driven by concerns that such settlements harm consumers by delaying the entry of lower-priced generic drugs. The authors note that such settlements will be a focus of the Obama Administration's antitrust enforcement policy, yet there is a growing consensus among the courts that such settlements are anticompetitive only under narrow sets of circumstances. In this article, the authors present an analytical framework for evaluating the competitive effects of patent settlements, including those involving reverse payments, and demonstrate that these settlements can benefit consumers. Thus, the authors conclude that while continued scrutiny of such settlements is important, broad brush treatments are inappropriate and only a more individualized evaluation can correctly determine the competitive effects of a particular settlement agreement. PMID:21443148

Dickey, Bret; Orszag, Jonathan; Tyson, Laura

2010-01-01

103

Unsettling drug patent settlements: a framework for presumptive illegality.  

PubMed

A tidal wave of high drug prices has recently crashed across the U.S. economy. One of the primary culprits has been the increase in agreements by which brand-name drug manufacturers and generic firms have settled patent litigation. The framework for such agreements has been the Hatch-Waxman Act, which Congress enacted in 1984. One of the Act's goals was to provide incentives for generics to challenge brand-name patents. But brand firms have recently paid generics millions of dollars to drop their lawsuits and refrain from entering the market. These reverse-payment settlements threaten significant harm. Courts nonetheless have recently blessed them, explaining that the agreements reduce costs, increase innovation, and are reasonable based on the presumption of validity accorded to patents. Although scholars and the Federal Trade Commission have voiced strong arguments against courts' leniency, these have fallen on judicial deaf ears. In this Article, I apply the framework that the Supreme Court articulated in Verizon Communications v. Law Offices of Curtis V. Trinko, LLP, which underscored the importance in antitrust analysis of a regulatory regime addressing the challenged activity. In particular, the Hatch-Waxman Act provides Congress's views on innovation and competition in the drug industry, freeing courts from the thorny task of reconciling the patent and antitrust laws. Unfortunately, mechanisms that Congress employed to encourage patent challenges--such as an exclusivity period for the first generic to challenge validity--have been twisted into barriers preventing competition. Antitrust can play a central role in resuscitating the drafters' intentions and promoting competition. Given the Act's clear purpose to promote patent challenges, as well as the parties' aligned incentives and the severe anticompetitive potential of reverse payments, courts should treat such settlements as presumptively illegal. If the parties can demonstrate that the payments represent a reasonable assessment of litigation success, then they can rebut this presumption. If not, courts should conclude that the agreements violate the antitrust laws. PMID:20535881

Carrier, Michael A

2009-10-01

104

Multiple Roles and Successes in Public Bioethics: A Response to the Public Forum Critique of Bioethics Commissions  

Microsoft Academic Search

National bioethics commissions have been critiqued for a variety of structural, procedural, and political aspects of their work. A more recent critique published by Dzur and Levin uses political philosophy to constructively critique the work of national bioethics commissions as public deliberative forums. However, this public forum critique of bioethics commissions ignores empirical research in political science and normative claims

Summer Johnson

2006-01-01

105

77 FR 70434 - Petal Gas Storage, L.L.C., Hattiesburg Industrial Gas Sales, L.L.C.; Notice of Offer of Settlement  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. CP12-464-000] Petal Gas Storage, L.L.C., Hattiesburg Industrial Gas Sales, L.L.C.; Notice of Offer of Settlement Take notice that on November 8, 2012, Petal Gas...

2012-11-26

106

All-Terrain Vehicle Settlement. Hearing before a Subcommittee of the Committee on Government Operations. House of Representatives, One Hundredth Congress, Second Session.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

A hearing was held to examine the Consumer Product Safety Commission's (CPSC) settlement of its imminent hazard enforcement case against the major manufacturers of all-terrain vehicles (ATV), a product causing, as of January, 1988, a total of 330,000 serious injuries and over 900 deaths, nearly half of these to children. Central to the Committee's

Congress of the U. S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Government Operations.

107

Economic Commission Report  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Summarizing presentations and discussions of the Economic Commission of the International Non-Governmental Organizations Conference on Discrimination Against Indigenous Populations (1977), this report addresses: multinational corporations; the land question; and the Commission's recommended "Plan of Action". (JC)

American Indian Journal, 1977

1977-01-01

108

76 FR 78977 - Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (Regulation X)  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...to or part of a settlement service need not...by a practice, pattern or course of conduct...calendar days of settlement. As noted in Sec...escrow account analysis before establishing...example of aggregate analysis. Lines 1100-1108...and closing or settlement agents. The...

2011-12-20

109

47 CFR 1.956 - Settlement conferences.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...parties as to any or all of the matters in controversy; (2) To consider the necessity...encourage settlement of the matters in controversy by agreement between the parties; and (5) To consider other matters that may aid in the resolution of the contested...

2010-10-01

110

47 CFR 1.956 - Settlement conferences.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...parties as to any or all of the matters in controversy; (2) To consider the necessity...encourage settlement of the matters in controversy by agreement between the parties; and (5) To consider other matters that may aid in the resolution of the contested...

2013-10-01

111

47 CFR 1.956 - Settlement conferences.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...parties as to any or all of the matters in controversy; (2) To consider the necessity...encourage settlement of the matters in controversy by agreement between the parties; and (5) To consider other matters that may aid in the resolution of the contested...

2009-10-01

112

Offshore Settlement, Collateral, and Interest Rates  

Microsoft Academic Search

Recent developments in private payments arrangements, particularly at the wholesale level, challenge central banks' longstanding monopoly on the provision of the ultimate means of settlement for financial transac- tions. This paper examines competition between public payments ar- rangements and private intermediaries, and the effect on central banks' role in monetary policy. Central to the issue is the role of collateral

Charles M. Kahn

2008-01-01

113

Seismic bearing capacity and settlements of foundations  

SciTech Connect

Field and laboratory observations of seismic settlements of shallow foundations on granular soils that are not attributable to changes in density or liquefaction are explained in terms of seismic degradation of bearing capacity. Limit analysis using a Coulomb-type mechanism including inertial forces in the soil and on the footing gives expressions for seismic bearing capacity factors that are directly related to their static counterparts. Comparison of the two depicts clearly the rapid deterioration of the overall foundation capacity with increasing acceleration. Such periodic inertial fluidization causes finite settlements that are possible even in moderate earthquakes. Reduction in foundation capacity is due to both the seismic degradation of soil strength and the lateral inertial forces transmitted by shear to the foundation through the structure and any surcharge. A straightforward sliding-block procedure with examples is also presented for computing these settlements due to loss of bearing capacity for short time periods. The approach also leads to a design procedure for footings based on limiting seismic settlements to a prescribed value.

Richards, R. Jr. (State Univ. of New York, Buffalo (United States)); Elms, D.G. (Univ. of Canterbury, Christchurch (New Zealand)); Budhu, M. (Univ. of Arizona, Tucson (United States))

1993-04-01

114

The ethical dimensions of space settlement  

Microsoft Academic Search

While proposals for settling in the space frontier have appeared in the technical literature for over 20 years, it is in the case of Mars that the ethical dimensions of space settlement have been most studied. Mars raises the questions of the rights and wrongs of the enterprise more forcefully because: (a) Mars may possess a primitive biota; and (b)

Martyn J Fogg

2000-01-01

115

Patent Settlements as a Barrier to Entry  

Microsoft Academic Search

We formulate a model of entry with two incumbent firmsa patent holder and an infringerand a potential entrant, with asymmetric information about the validity of the infringed patent (patent strength) between incumbent firms and the entrant. Within this framework we show that patent settlements between the incumbent firms can be mutually beneficial even when the cost of trial is zero

Anne Duchne; Konstantinos Serfes

2012-01-01

116

Long Term Creep Settlement and Simplified Prediction.  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

A practical method of estimating the rate of creep and the time-settlement behavior of a footing on clay under three-dimensional conditions is described. This method, termed the 'extended stress path method' is an extension of earlier methods for calculat...

H. G. Poulos L. P. de Ambrosis E. H. Davis

1975-01-01

117

Scleractinian settlement patterns to natural cleared reef substrata and artificial settlement panels on an Indonesian coral reef  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Recruitment is a key factor driving the population dynamics of scleractinian corals, but despite its importance, we still have a poor understanding of recruitment processes in the Coral triangle region, which contains the most biodiverse marine ecosystems in the world. This study aimed to compare settlement rates to artificial settlement panels with cleared areas of natural reef in order to assess whether panels are a suitable indicator of natural coral settlement rates. We recorded coral settlement rates to panels made of two different materials (concrete and terracotta), attached to the reef at two different orientations (vertical and horizontal), and compared these settlement rates to those on cleared areas of natural reef positioned on vertical reef walls, over a 12 month period. We examined settlement rates at four sites in the Wakatobi National Marine Park, south-east Sulawesi, Indonesia; two reefs were light-limited, highly sedimented sites with low coral cover (<10%) and two had moderate coral cover (approx. 40%) and lower sedimentation rates. Panels were directly attached to the reef at 6-7 m depth. The number of coral spat per tile ranged from 0 to 34 and no significant differences were reported between the settlement rates to cleared natural reef areas and settlement panels. Significantly higher numbers of spat settled on the cryptic (back) side of the panels, while no significant difference was found between settlement rates to the different panel materials, or between the different orientations or any combination of these two factors. There is, however, a significant difference in the settlement rates between sites, for both settlement panels and permanent cleared areas, with higher settlement rates at the sites with higher live coral cover. We conclude that both concrete and terracotta panels yield similar settlement rates, and orientation makes no difference to settlement rates when panels are directly attached to the reef. Our results demonstrate that artificial substrata provide comparable settlement rate data to natural substrata and therefore are suitable for monitoring coral settlement rates in the future.

Salinas-de-Len, Pelayo; Costales-Carrera, Alba; Zeljkovic, Stephen; Smith, David J.; Bell, James J.

2011-05-01

118

U.S. Origin Claims: Enforcement and Compliance Activities Since December 1997.  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

In December 1997, the Commission completed its review of what legal standard advertisers and marketers should be held to when they choose to make 'Made in USA' claims on products or packages or in advertising. After seeking public input and analyzing cons...

1999-01-01

119

32 CFR 536.2 - Claims authorities.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

... DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY CLAIMS AND ACCOUNTS CLAIMS AGAINST THE UNITED STATES ...integral part of the FTCA, provides absolute immunity from individual suit for common...Service for losses or shortages in postal accounts caused by unbonded Army...

2009-07-01

120

32 CFR 536.2 - Claims authorities.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

... DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY CLAIMS AND ACCOUNTS CLAIMS AGAINST THE UNITED STATES ...integral part of the FTCA, provides absolute immunity from individual suit for common...Service for losses or shortages in postal accounts caused by unbonded Army...

2010-07-01

121

Weighing the Claims in Diet Ads  

MedlinePLUS

... control Information Network . ? The Truth Behind Weight Loss Ads Claims to watch out for include: Lose weight ... diet patch or cream! Youve seen the ads for diet patches or creams that claim to ...

122

20 CFR 356.3 - False claims.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...Benefits RAILROAD RETIREMENT BOARD ADMINISTRATIVE REMEDIES FOR FRAUDULENT CLAIMS OR STATEMENTS CIVIL MONETARY PENALTY INFLATION ADJUSTMENT § 356.3 False claims. In the case of penalties assessed under 31 U.S.C. 3729 based on actions...

2013-04-01

123

Glass Ceiling Commission  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Existing from 1991-1996, the Glass Ceiling Commission was a federally funded commission which considered the "invisible, artificial barriers that prevent qualified individuals from advancing within their organization and reaching full potential." While the term "Glass Ceiling" originally referred to women, it was expanded to also include minorities. The Catherwood Library at the School of Industrial and Labor Relations at Cornell University has electronically archived the reports and findings of the commission, as well as a host of papers written on the Glass Ceiling Commission. The Commission summaries, reports, and findings are annotated, as are the accompanying papers.

Commission., United S.

124

78 FR 20142 - Sunshine Act Meeting  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...petitions to reopen Final Decisions in claims against Libya; 12:30 p.m.--Issuance of Proposed Decisions in claims against Albania. Status: Open. All meetings are held at the Foreign Claims Settlement Commission, 600 E Street NW., Washington,...

2013-04-03

125

37 CFR 1.436 - The claims.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...Application § 1.436 The claims. The requirements as to the content and format of claims are set forth in PCT Art. 6 and PCT Rules 6, 9, 10 and 11 and shall be adhered to. The number of the claims shall be reasonable, considering the...

2013-07-01

126

Text Description of SEER & Medicare Claims Chart  

Cancer.gov

Agreement Between the SEER & Medicare Claims Regarding the Month of Diagnosis Chart with 7 items. Item 1, First claim date more than 6 months earlier than SEER, 3.7% Item 2, First claim date between 2 and 6 months earlier than SEER, 3.6% Item 3, First

127

32 CFR 536.15 - Claims policies.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...responsibility of a CPO. On such claims, the USARCS Area Action Officer (AAO) must coordinate with the field office as to all aspects...affirmative claim must be the result of a discussion between the AAO and the field office. Payment of a subrogated claim may...

2010-07-01

128

32 CFR 536.15 - Claims policies.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...responsibility of a CPO. On such claims, the USARCS Area Action Officer (AAO) must coordinate with the field office as to all aspects...affirmative claim must be the result of a discussion between the AAO and the field office. Payment of a subrogated claim may...

2009-07-01

129

32 CFR 536.76 - Claims not payable under the Military Claims Act.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...apply to a claim arising incident to noncombat activities. (j) Claims based on strict or absolute liability and similar theories. (k) Claims payable under subparts D or J of this part, or under AR 27-20, chapter 11. (l) Claims...

2013-07-01

130

Prairie Settlement: Nebraska Photographs and Family Letters  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This collection from the Library of Congress American Memory project "integrates two collections from the holdings of the Nebraska State Historical Society: the Solomon D. Butcher photographs and the letters of the Uriah W. Oblinger family that together illustrate the story of settlement on the Great Plains." There are approximately 3,000 photographs of Central Nebraska taken during the period of 1862-1912 and some 3,000 pages of Oblinger family letters covering the same period. The letters discuss such typical settlement concerns as "land, work, neighbors, crops, religious meetings, problems with grasshoppers, financial problems, and the Easter Blizzard of 1873." The collections may be searched by keyword, or browsed by subjects, correspondents, and date.

131

Tobacco Companies, State Attorneys Reach Settlement  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This week's In the News examines the November 16, 1998 $206 billion settlement reached between tobacco industry leaders and eight US states. The twelve resources discussed provide press releases, opinion, and background information on the economics of tobacco production and consumption in the US. Following increasing pressure from anti-tobacco activists at the state level, Philip Morris Incorporated, R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, Brown & Williamson Tobacco Corporation, and the Lorillard Tobacco Company settled pending lawsuits with New York, California, and Wisconsin, among other states. The agreement requires the companies to pay the potential medical costs of sick smokers based on a formula that factors state-by-state population, tobacco use, and previous Medicaid cost. The agreement also provides for a $1.5 billion anti-smoking campaign fund and bans billboard and transit ads in addition to "branded" merchandising -- the sale and distribution of items bearing tobacco brands' names or logos. Although these provisions give anti-smoking organizations much needed funding for educational resources, critics fear that the settlement protects the tobacco industry more than it hinders it. According to Gary Black, an analyst at Sanford C. Bernstein & Co., the settlement "removes the remaining threat of bankruptcy from the stocks and reduces the litigation discount that has plagued tobacco companies since 1994." With little risk of future lawsuits according to Black, "we're back to business as usual."

Waters, Megan.

1998-01-01

132

Questioning the claims from Kaiser  

PubMed Central

Background: The article by Feachem et al, published in the BMJ in 2002, claimed to show that, compared with the United Kingdom (UK) National Health Service (NHS), the Kaiser Permanente healthcare system in the United States (US) has similar healthcare costs per capita, and performance that is considerably better in certain respects. Aim: To assess the accuracy of Feachem et al's comparison and conclusions. Method: Detailed re-examination of the data and methods used and consideration of the 82 letters responding to the article. Results: Analyses revealed four main areas in which Feachem et al's methodology was flawed. Firstly, the populations of patients served by Kaiser Permanente and by the NHS are fundamentally different. Kaiser's patients are mainly employed, significantly younger, and significantly less socially deprived and so are healthier. Feachem et al fail to adjust adequately for these factors. Secondly, Feachem et al have wrongly inflated NHS costs by omitting substantial user charges payable by Kaiser members for care, excluding the costs of marketing and administration, and deducting the surplus from Kaiser's costs while underestimating the capital charge element of the NHS budget and other costs. They also used two methods of converting currency, the currency rate and a health purchasing power parity conversion. This is double counting. Feachem et al reported that NHS costs were 10% less per head than Kaiser. Correcting for the double currency conversion gives the NHS a 40% cost advantage such that per capita costs are $1161 and $1951 for the NHS and Kaiser, respectively. Thirdly, Feachem et al use non-standardised data for NHS bed days from the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development, rather than official Department of Health bed availability and activity statistics for England. Leaving aside the non-comparability of the population and lack of standardisation of the data, the result is to inflate NHS acute bed use and underestimate the efficiency of performance by at least 10%. Similar criticisms apply to their selective use of performance measures. Finally, Feachem et al claim that Kaiser is a more integrated system than the NHS. The NHS provides health care to around 60 million people free at the point of delivery, long-term and psychiatric care, and continuing care after 100 days whereas Kaiser provides care to 6 million people, mainly employed and privately insured. Important functions, such as health protection, education and training of healthcare professionals, and research and development are not included or properly costed in Feachem et al's integrated model. Conclusion: We have re-examined the statements made by Feachem et al and show that the claims are unsupported by the evidence. The NHS is not similar to Kaiser in coverage, costs or performance.

Talbot-Smith, Alison; Gnani, Shamini; Pollock, Allyson M; Gray, Denis Pereira

2004-01-01

133

Determinants of consumer understanding of health claims.  

PubMed

The new EU regulation on nutrition and health claims states that claims can be permitted only if they can be expected to be understood by consumers. Investigating determinants of consumer understanding of health claims has therefore become an important topic. Understanding of a health claim on a yoghurt product was investigated with a sample of 720 category users in Germany. Health claim understanding was measured using open answers, which were subsequently content analysed and classified by comparison with the scientific dossier of the health claim. Based on this respondents were classified as safe, risky or other. In addition to the open questions on claim understanding, respondents rated a number of statements on claim interpretation for agreement and completed scales on interest in healthy eating, attitude to functional foods, and subjective knowledge on food and health. Results showed that respondents with a positive attitude to functional foods are more likely to be classified as risky with regard to their claim understanding, whereas respondents with negative or neutral attitudes are more likely to be classified into the other category. Implications for testing claim understanding are discussed. PMID:21238525

Grunert, Klaus G; Scholderer, Joachim; Rogeaux, Michel

2011-04-01

134

Guidelines for residential commissioning  

SciTech Connect

Currently, houses do not perform optimally or even as many codes and forecasts predict, largely because they are field assembled and there is no consistent process to identify problems or to correct them. Residential commissioning is a solution to this problem. This guide is the culmination of a 30-month project that began in September 1999. The ultimate objective of the project is to increase the number of houses that undergo commissioning, which will improve the quality, comfort, and safety of homes for California citizens. The project goal is to lay the groundwork for a residential commissioning industry in California focused on end-use energy and non-energy issues. As such, we intend this guide to be a beginning and not an end. Our intent is that the guide will lead to the programmatic integration of commissioning with other building industry processes, which in turn will provide more value to a single site visit for people such as home energy auditors and raters, home inspectors, and building performance contractors. Project work to support the development of this guide includes: a literature review and annotated bibliography, which facilitates access to 469 documents related to residential commissioning published over the past 20 years (Wray et al. 2000), an analysis of the potential benefits one can realistically expect from commissioning new and existing California houses (Matson et al. 2002), and an assessment of 107 diagnostic tools for evaluating residential commissioning metrics (Wray et al. 2002). In this guide, we describe the issues that non-experts should consider in developing a commissioning program to achieve the benefits we have identified. We do this by providing specific recommendations about: how to structure the commissioning process, which diagnostics to use, and how to use them to commission new and existing houses. Using examples, we also demonstrate the potential benefits of applying the recommended whole-house commissioning approach to such houses.

Wray, Craig P.; Walker, Iain S.; Sherman, Max H.

2003-01-31

135

32 CFR 536.19 - Disaster claims planning.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...2013-07-01 2013-07-01 false Disaster claims planning. 536.19 Section... The Army Claims System § 536.19 Disaster claims planning. All ACOs will prepare a disaster claims plan and furnish a copy to...

2013-07-01

136

24 CFR 206.123 - Claim procedures in general.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...2013-04-01 false Claim procedures in general. 206.123...Rights and Obligations Claim Procedure § 206.123 Claim procedures in general. (a) Claims...pursuant to the Secretary's demand, as provided in §...

2013-04-01

137

Health Insurance Claim Review Using Information Technologies  

PubMed Central

Objectives The objective of this paper is to describe the Health Insurance Review and Assessment Service (HIRA)'s payment request (PARE) system that plays the role of the gateway for all health insurance claims submitted to HIRA, and the claim review support (CRS) system that supports the work of claim review experts in South Korea. Methods This study describes the two systems' information technology (IT) infrastructures, their roles, and quantitative analysis of their work performance. It also reports the impact of these systems on claims processing by analyzing the health insurance claim data submitted to HIRA from April 1 to June 30, 2011. Results The PARE system returned to healthcare providers 2.7% of all inpatient claims (97,930) and 0.1% of all outpatient claims (317,007) as un-reviewable claims. The return rate was the highest for the hospital group as 0.49% and the lowest rate was found in clinic group. The CRS system's detection rate of the claims with multiple errors in inpatient and outpatient areas was 23.1% and 2.9%, respectively. The highest rate of error detection occurred at guideline check-up stages in both inpatient and outpatient groups. Conclusions The study found that HIRA's two IT systems had a critical role in reducing heavy administrative workloads through automatic data processing. Although the return rate of the problematic claims to providers and the error detection rate by two systems was low, the actual count of the returned claims was large. The role of IT will become increasingly important in reducing the workload of health insurance claims review.

Yoon, Jeong-Sik; Speedie, Stuart M.; Yoon, Hojung; Lee, Jiseon

2012-01-01

138

Lognormal mixed models for reported claims reserves  

Microsoft Academic Search

Traditional claims-reserving techniques are based on so-called run-off triangles containing aggregate claim figures. Such a triangle provides a summary of an underlying data set with individual claim figures. This contribution explores the interpretation of the available individual data in the framework of longitudinal data analysis. Making use of the theory of linear mixed models, a flexible model for loss reserving

Katrien Antonio; Jan Beirlant; Tom Hoedemakers; Robert Verlaak

2006-01-01

139

Perception of Health Claims Among Nordic Consumers  

Microsoft Academic Search

Health claim perception was investigated by a web-based instrument with a sample of 4,612 respondents in the Nordic countries\\u000a (Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden). Respondents decided which of a pair of claims sounded better, was easier to understand\\u000a and was more convincing in their opinion. Claims were constructed from an underlying universe combining different active ingredients\\u000a (familiar, unfamiliar), type of

Klaus G. Grunert; Liisa Lhteenmki; Yasemin Boztug; Emilia Martinsdttir; ydis Ueland; Annika strm; Piritta Lampila

2009-01-01

140

Population and Settlement Changes in Two Ozark Localities  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Population shifts and settlement changes in 2 townships, Buck Prairie Township and Linn Township (near Springfield, Missouri), which are of different agricultural potential and accessibility are examined. (NQ)

Rafferty, Milton D.

1973-01-01

141

76 FR 36176 - Fully Developed Claim (Fully Developed Claims-Applications for Compensation, Pension, DIC, Death...  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...Control No. 2900-0747] Fully Developed Claim (Fully Developed Claims--Applications for Compensation, Pension, DIC, Death Pension, and/or Accrued Benefits); Correction AGENCY: Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans...

2011-06-21

142

75 FR 65656 - In the Matter of: Certain Notebook Computer Products and Components Thereof; Notice of Commission...  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has determined not to review the presiding administrative law judge's (``ALJ'') initial determination (``ID'') (Order No. 28) granting a joint motion filed by the complainant and the respondents to terminate the investigation based on a settlement agreement. The investigation is...

2010-10-26

143

45 CFR 672.11 - Informal settlement; consent agreement and order.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...Relating to Public Welfare (Continued) NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION ENFORCEMENT AND HEARING PROCEDURES § 672.11 Informal settlement...settlement whether or not the respondent requests a hearing. Settlement conferences shall not affect...

2013-10-01

144

75 FR 79391 - Notice of Lodging of Settlement Agreement Under the Comprehensive Environmental Response...  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...on December 14, 2010, a proposed Wheeler Pit Consent Decree and Settlement Agreement (``Wheeler Pit Settlement Agreement'') in the bankruptcy...District of New York. The Parties to the Wheeler Pit Settlement Agreement are debtors Motors...

2010-12-20

145

29 CFR 24.111 - Withdrawal of complaints, objections, and petitions for review; settlement.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...settlement under the Energy Reorganization Act, the Clean Air Act, the...settlement under the Energy Reorganization Act, the Clean Air Act, the Safe...settlements under the Energy Reorganization Act, the Clean Air Act, the...

2013-07-01

146

78 FR 24227 - Notice of Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request: Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act...  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...Collection; Comment Request: Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA...information: Title of Proposal: Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA...information and proposed use: The Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act of...

2013-04-24

147

Reflections on the Black Hills Claim.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Discusses Sioux claim to the Black Hills of South Dakota from the Sioux perspective. Land claim discussed not as legal or political issue, but as a problem deeper than simple land transaction. Examines history and federal land acquisition as violation of Indian culture. Discusses possible future strategies in dealing with government. (TES)

Deloria, Vine, Jr.

1988-01-01

148

Internet Survey of Nutrition Claim Knowledge  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Consumer interest in healthy foods has spurred approval of several health claims for foods and dietary supplements. Although undergraduate and graduate food science curricula address food laws and regulations, nutrition claims may not be fully addressed. We posted a survey on the Internet for 2 mo for food industry professionals and others

Camire, Mary E.; Dougherty, Michael P.

2005-01-01

149

47 CFR 1.1120 - Error claims.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...Telecommunication 1 2013-10-01 2013-10-01 false Error claims. 1.1120 Section 1.1120 Telecommunication...of Statutory Charges and Procedures for Payment § 1.1120 Error claims. (a) Applicants who wish to challenge...

2013-10-01

150

46 CFR 327.4 - Claim requirements.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...claimant. The statements made in the claim should be made to the best of the knowledge of the claimant and are subject to...explaining why the United States is liable for this claim; (v) Pictures, video recordings and other physical evidence related to...

2013-10-01

151

Repetitive Flood Claims (RFC) Program Guidance.  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

The Repetitive Flood Claims (RFC) grant program provides funding to reduce or eliminate the long-term risk of flood damage to structures insured under the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) that have had one or more claim payments for flood damages. ...

2008-01-01

152

45 CFR 504.1 - Claim defined.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...AND PAYMENT OF CLAIMS UNDER TITLE I OF THE WAR CLAIMS ACT OF 1948, AS AMENDED FILING...who had been listed as missing during the Vietnam conflict but were subsequently determined...military servicemen held as prisoners of war by forces hostile to the United...

2013-10-01

153

Nuclear Regulatory Commission issuances  

SciTech Connect

This report includes the issuances received during the specified period from the Commission (CLl), the Atomic Safety and Licensing Boards (LBP), the Administrative Law Judges (ALJ), the Directors' Decisions (DD), and the Denials of Petitions for Rulemaking (DPRM).

Not Available

1991-11-01

154

Fuels. (California Energy Commission).  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

The Fuels Report is prepared in response to legislative requirements specified in Public Resources Code Section 25310(a). The statute calls for the California Energy Commission to submit to the Governor and Legislature a comprehensive report describing em...

1994-01-01

155

Commissioning the LCLS Injector  

SciTech Connect

The Linac Coherent Light Source (LCLS) is a SASE x-ray Free-Electron Laser (FEL) project presently under construction at SLAC. The injector section, from drive laser and RF photocathode gun through first bunch compressor chicane, was installed in fall 2006. Initial system commissioning with an electron beam was completed in August 2007, with the goal of a 1.2-micron emittance in a 1-nC bunch clearly demonstrated. The second phase of commissioning, including second bunch compressor and full linac, is planned for 2008, with FEL commissioning in 2009. We report experimental results and experience gained in the first phase of commissioning, including the photo-cathode drive laser, RF gun, photocathode, S-band and X-band RF systems, first bunch compressor, and the various beam diagnostics.

Akre, R.; Dowell, D.; Emma, P.; Frisch, J.; Gilevich, S.; Hays, G.; Hering, Ph.; Iverson, R.; Limborg-Deprey, C.; Loos, H.; Miahnahri, A.; Schmerge, J.; Turner, J.; Welch, J.; White, W.; Wu, J.; /SLAC

2007-11-28

156

Commission 51: Bioastronomy  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Commission 51 met on August 12, 2009. Outgoing President Alan Boss chaired the meeting, and there were several dozen members present, including incoming President William Irvine, incoming Vice President Pascale Ehrenfreund, and outgoing Past President Karen Meech. Commission 51 (C51) was re-authorized for a term of six more years at the 2006 Prague General Assembly of the IAU, and hence comes up for renewal at the 2012 IAU General Assembly in Beijing, China.

Irvine, William; Ehrenfreund, Pascale; Boss, Alan; Cosmovici, Cristiano; Kwok, Sun; Levasseur-Regourd, Anny-Chantal; Morrison, David; Udry, Stephane

2010-05-01

157

Settlement abandonment in the context of global environmental change  

Microsoft Academic Search

This article reports findings from a study of settlement abandonment and the interactions between environmental and non-environmental factors that may give rise to it. Through a modified systematic review of scholarly literature, an inventory of 246 ancient and modern examples of settlement abandonment was generated. Common spatial and temporal parameters were identified and a typology created to summarize environmental and

Robert A. McLeman

158

The Impact of the Master Settlement Agreement on Cigarette Consumption  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

In 1998, 46 states and the four major tobacco companies signed the Master Settlement Agreement (MSA), which stipulated that the tobacco companies pay states $206 billion over 25 years and take steps to reduce youth smoking. The remaining states settled separately. We sought to determine the effect of the settlements on demand for cigarettes. Using

Sloan, Frank A.; Trogdon, Justin G.

2004-01-01

159

CHLOROQUINE-RESISTANTPLASMODIUM VIVAXIN TRANSMIGRATION SETTLEMENTS OF WEST KALIMANTAN, INDONESIA  

Microsoft Academic Search

Malariometric surveys were conducted during July 1996 in native Dayak villages and predominantly Javanese transmigration settlements in Ketapang district of West Kalimantan, Indonesia. Malaria prevalence ranged from 0.9% to 2.7% in Dayak villages and from 1% to 20% in the transmigration settlements. Plasmodium falciparum accounted for 67% of the cases among Dayaks but P. vivax was dominant among transmigrants, accounting

DAVID J. FRYAUFF; SEKAR TUTI; AGUS MARDI; SOFYAN MASBAR; RICKY PATIPELOHI; BUDI LEKSANA; KEVIN C. KAIN; MICHAEL J. BANGS; THOMAS L. RICHIE; J. KEVIN BAIRD

160

Risk factors for childhood malnutrition in Roma settlements in Serbia  

Microsoft Academic Search

BACKGROUND: Children living in Roma settlements in Central and Eastern Europe face extreme levels of social exclusion and poverty, but their health status has not been well studied. The objective of this study was to elucidate risk factors for malnutrition in children in Roma settlements in Serbia. METHODS: Anthropometric and sociodemographic measures were obtained for 1192 Roma children under five

Teresa Janevic; Oliver Petrovic; Ivana Bjelic; Amber Kubera

2010-01-01

161

Neanderthal settlement patterns in Crimea: A landscape approach  

Microsoft Academic Search

Traditional settlement pattern analysis involves classifying sites within a region using previously established functional categories. Faunal and lithic data are frequently combined as archaeological indicators of site function. The results are interpreted in terms of a settlement system from which inferences about mobility patterns and social organization are drawn. The previously published site of Karabi Tamchin is used here as

Ariane Burke

2006-01-01

162

Bronson Settlement 1990-91. Report of the Facilitator.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This monograph documents major events in the Cincinnati (Ohio) School District (CSD) in 1990-91 concerning the Bronson Settlement, which was the result of a racial segregation suit against the CSD (Mona Bronson, et al. v. Board of Education of the City of Cincinnati). The Bronson Settlement ordered changes in nine areas of the CSD. This report

Evans, Robert W.; Nieman, Ronald H.

163

WTO Dispute Settlement: General Appreciation and the Role of India  

Microsoft Academic Search

On 1 January 1995, the Understanding on Rules and Procedures Governing the Settlement of Disputes (DSU) entered into force. Until August 2006, the DSU has since been applied to 348 complaints more cases than dispute settlement under the GATT 1947 had dealt with in nearly five decades. The system is perceived, both by practitioners and in academic literature, to

Thomas A. Zimmermann

2007-01-01

164

The Role of Settlement Schools in Southern Appalachia.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The paper was a preliminary study of the role of settlement schools in Southern Appalachia. A settlement school was defined as a nonprofit private institution which has a relationship with the community or county in which it is located. The manner in which the school was founded gives some insight into the relationship between the school, the

Friedman, Ellen

165

Ethnic Settlement in a Metropolitan Area: A Typology of Communities.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Presents a comparative analysis of changing ethnic residential distributions from 1940-1970 to identify recently evolved forms of ethnic settlement in the Detroit (Michigan) metropolitan area. Identifies and classifies contemporary types of ethnic communities to expand the knowledge of ethnic settlement. (MK)

Agocs, Carol

1981-01-01

166

Measuring Quality of Life in Informal Settlements in South Africa  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

South African cities attract thousands of new residents every year in search of work and a better life. The housing backlog coupled with a shortage of housing subsidies means that for many South Africans there is no alternative but to live in informal housing and shack settlements. Informal settlements are therefore here to stay for the next

Richards, Robin; O'Leary, Brian; Mutsonziwa, Kingstone

2007-01-01

167

Predicting the settlement of coarse granular materials under vertical loading  

PubMed Central

Granular materials are widely used in industrial processes despite their complex and poorly understood mechanical behaviour both in static and dynamic regimes. A prototypical example is the settlement and compaction of a granular bed under vibrational loading. The elementary mechanisms of this process are still unclear and there is presently no established theory or methodology to predict the settlement and its statistical variability. By means of a parametric study, carried out on a full-scale track, and a critical analysis of density relaxation laws, we introduce a novel settlement model in coarse granular materials under cyclic loading. Our extensive experimental data indicate that the settlement process is governed by three independent parameters strongly correlated with the vibration intensity and initial packing fraction. We show that the mean settlement is well predicted by the model with its parameter values extracted from experimental data.

Quezada, Juan Carlos; Saussine, Gilles; Breul, Pierre; Radjai, Farhang

2014-01-01

168

Predicting the settlement of coarse granular materials under vertical loading.  

PubMed

Granular materials are widely used in industrial processes despite their complex and poorly understood mechanical behaviour both in static and dynamic regimes. A prototypical example is the settlement and compaction of a granular bed under vibrational loading. The elementary mechanisms of this process are still unclear and there is presently no established theory or methodology to predict the settlement and its statistical variability. By means of a parametric study, carried out on a full-scale track, and a critical analysis of density relaxation laws, we introduce a novel settlement model in coarse granular materials under cyclic loading. Our extensive experimental data indicate that the settlement process is governed by three independent parameters strongly correlated with the vibration intensity and initial packing fraction. We show that the mean settlement is well predicted by the model with its parameter values extracted from experimental data. PMID:25028053

Quezada, Juan Carlos; Saussine, Gilles; Breul, Pierre; Radja, Farhang

2014-01-01

169

A geological and geotechnical investigation of the settlement area of Zmrt Building (Konya, Turkey) which caused 92 fatalities due to its collapse  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

This study examines the local geological conditions and soil structure as possible causes of the collapse of the Zmrt Building 2 February 2004. This catastrophe resulted in 92 fatalities and 35 injuries. This study also examines other views which claim weak soil structure, elastic and consolidation settlement of soil and excessive groundwater extraction as well as subsidence resulting from the underground silt erosion as possible factors. Zmrt Building was constructed on normally consolidated, low plasticity clay. The underground water table was 30 m in depth. The internal friction angle of soil was 8-30, its cohesion was between 34 and 127 kN/m2 and standard penetration test numbers varied between 11 and 50. The underground water level beneath Zmrt Building had risen 4.5 m since its construction. Therefore the claim that subsidence resulting from the decrease of underground water level contributed to the collapse is incorrect. Secondly the settlement, resulting from the filling up of the pores created by the silt receding with the underground water, was 4.4 mm in total, and attributing this as the primary cause of the collapse is also incorrect. Soil properties, in situ and laboratory test results showed that the existing and/or expected settlement and the differential ground settlement in the Zmrt building vicinity had the potential to cause structural damage. The tensile stresses caused by differential settlements recorded here are thought to be an indicator, but not the main cause contributing to the collapse of the building. The Zmrt Building collapse was due to several compounding mistakes during the construction phase. These were geotechnical and other project faults and the use of low quality construction materials. The resulting catastrophe caused 92 fatalities, 35 injuries and a material loss of approximately US7 million.

zdemir, Adnan

2008-02-01

170

Workplace Harassment A Health Issue: Anti-Discrimination Cases and Workers' Compensation Claims  

Microsoft Academic Search

This article describes the adverse health-related effects of racial and sexual harassment elicited from files held by the Western Australian Equal Opportunity Commission where the complainant has nominated sexual or racial harassment as a ground of discrimination. Those results are compared with publicly available data on work-related stress claims obtained from the Compendium of Workers' Compensation Statistics Australia 200406, arising

Robert Guthrie; Ross Taplin; Joseph Oliver

2009-01-01

171

Making sense of joint commissioning: three discourses of prevention, empowerment and efficiency  

PubMed Central

Background In recent years joint commissioning has assumed an important place in the policy and practice of English health and social care. Yet, despite much being claimed for this way of working there is a lack of evidence to demonstrate the outcomes of joint commissioning. This paper examines the types of impacts that have been claimed for joint commissioning within the literature. Method The paper reviews the extant literature concerning joint commissioning employing an interpretive schema to examine the different meanings afforded to this concept. The paper reviews over 100 documents that discuss joint commissioning, adopting an interpretive approach which sought to identify a series of discourses, each of which view the processes and outcomes of joint commissioning differently. Results This paper finds that although much has been written about joint commissioning there is little evidence to link it to changes in outcomes. Much of the evidence base focuses on the processes of joint commissioning and few studies have systematically studied the outcomes of this way of working. Further, there does not appear to be one single definition of joint commissioning and it is used in a variety of different ways across health and social care. The paper identifies three dominant discourses of joint commissioning prevention, empowerment and efficiency. Each of these offers a different way of seeing joint commissioning and suggests that it should achieve different aims. Conclusions There is a lack of clarity not only in terms of what joint commissioning has been demonstrated to achieve but even in terms of what it should achieve. Joint commissioning is far from a clear concept with a number of different potential meanings. Although this ambiguity can be helpful in some ways in the sense that it can bring together disparate groups, for example, if joint commissioning is to be delivered at a local level then more specificity may be required in terms of what they are being asked to deliver.

2013-01-01

172

TAY: Archeological Settlements of Turkey Project  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This ambitious project is the first, and currently only, culture/settlement inventory of an entire country on the Internet. The TAY project was begun in 1993 "to build a chronological inventory of findings about the cultural heritage of Turkey." TAY accomplishes this mission by locating, identifying, and protecting archaeological sites, as well as providing a huge data pool and scientific reference base for researchers and students. The information is offered in a database located on the site. Currently, only the first section (Palaeolithic/ Epipalaeolithic) is available, but the Neolithic section is promised to be added soon. The Palaeolithic/ Epipalaeolithic section is searchable by a number of variables and contains information on 212 discovered sites. Search returns include an overview of the site (location, geography and environment, research and stratigraphy, and finds) as well as of maps and drawings. The site is also available in Turkish.

1998-01-01

173

Commission 42: Close Binaries  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

The triennial report from Commission 42 covers various topics like massive binaries, contact systems, cataclysmic variables and low-mass binary stars. We try in a number of sections to provide an update on the current status of the main research areas in the field of close binaries. It is not a formal review, even complete or comprehensive, but an attempt to bring the main topics on recent research to astronomers working in other fields. References are also not comprehensive and simply added to the text to help the reader looking for deeper information on the subject. For this reason, we have chosen to include references (sometimes incomplete for ongoing work) not in a list at the end but integrated with the main text body. Complete references and additional sources can be easily obtained through web access of ADS or SIMBAD. Furthermore, the summary of papers on close-binary research contained in the Bibliography of Close Binaries (BCB) can be accessed from the web site of Commission 42. I would like to express the gratitude of the commission for the careful work of Colin Scarfe as Editor-in-Chief of BCB and Andras Holl and Attila Sragli for maintaining the web pages of the Commission within the structure of Division V. Finally, K. Olah and J. Jurcsik are gratefully acknowledged for their continued support as editors of the Information Bulletin on Variable Stars (IBVS), also accessible through the commission web page.

Gimnez, Alvaro; Rucinski, Slavek; Szkody, P.; Gies, D.; Kang, Y.-W.; Linsky, J.; Livio, M.; Morrell, N.; Hilditch, R.; Nordstrm, B.; Ribas, I.; Sion, E.; Vrielman, S.

2007-03-01

174

32 CFR Appendix C to Part 282 - Submitting a Claim  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...accrued. (A claim accrues...everything necessary to give rise to the claim...years after peace is established...the property to which the claim...received before the end of the 5-year...amount claimed. All relevant evidence...presented when a claim is...

2013-07-01

175

Population issues surface at human settlements conference.  

PubMed

This news brief focuses on the debate about population issues at the UN Conference on Human Settlements, held in Istanbul, Turkey, in June 1996. The Istanbul Declaration on Human Settlements was adopted by world leaders at the conference. Leaders were committed to programs to improve standards of living, the right of citizens to adequate housing, and the mobilization of new financial resources. Dr. Sadik, as Executive Director of the UN Population Fund, stressed that natural increase accounts for 60% of urban population growth. Mr. Boutros Boutros-Ghali, as UN Secretary General, stressed that over 50% of world population would live in urban centers by the year 2000, and almost 75% might do so by 2025. He indicated that all nations are interrelated; the poor and refugees from political conflict from one country travel to safer and richer countries. Dr. Sadik referred to the agreement at the 1994 International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) on stabilizing world population in the shortest time possible. This would require meeting the needs of men and women for health, education, and the power of personal decision making. The most important item was the satisfaction of women's need for reproductive health information and services and women's power to use services. Dr. Sadik urged that women be given the right to hold and inherit property and to obtain credit. It was pointed out that the language of Habitat's plan of action on population and development issues was frequently bracketed; consequently, the plan suffered from a lack of consensus. The debate between countries would end, if the language were not bracketed. Dr. Sadik recommended family planning for developing sustainable and liveable cities. PMID:12291707

1996-01-01

176

National Indian Gaming Commission  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

The National Indian Gaming Commission is an independent federal regulatory agency, and along with regulating gaming activities on Indian lands, they are also responsible for "shielding Indian tribes from organized crime and other corrupting influences." The Commission's website is designed to inform interested parties about their ongoing activities, and visitors will find that the information here ranges from calendars of upcoming conferences to official decisions and actions taken by the Commission. First-time visitors may wish to start by looking over the FAQ section within the "About Us" area. Once there, they can find the answers to questions like "Do Indian tribes pay taxes?" and "What happens to the profits from Indian gaming operations?" Moving on, the "Laws & Regulations" area contains the text of such important documents as the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act and the Johnson Act. The site is rounded out by the "Reading Room", which contains recent and past bulletins, gaming ordinances, and a list of tribal gaming operations.

177

19 CFR - Importation Duty Refund Claims  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...Importation Duty Refund Claims Post Customs Duties BUREAU...indirect materials, used in the production of the good; and (iii) The production of the good in the form in...part 163 of this chapter. Post-Importation Duty Refund...

2009-04-01

178

77 FR 21802 - Alaska Native Claims Selection  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [F-14839-A, F-14839-A2; LLAK965000-L14100000-KC0000-P] Alaska Native Claims Selection AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of decision approving lands for...

2012-04-11

179

76 FR 22414 - Alaska Native Claims Selection  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [AA-8103-05; LLAK965000-L14100000-KC0000-P] Alaska Native Claims Selection AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of decision approving lands for...

2011-04-21

180

75 FR 45649 - Alaska Native Claims Selection  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [AA-8103-06; LLAK965000-L14100000-HY0000-P] Alaska Native Claims Selection AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of decision approving lands for...

2010-08-03

181

77 FR 33231 - Alaska Native Claims Selection  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [F-14901-A; LLAK965000-L14100000-HY0000-P] Alaska Native Claims Selection AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of decision approving lands for...

2012-06-05

182

76 FR 67472 - Alaska Native Claims Selection  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [F-22853; LLAK-965000-L14100000-HY0000-P] Alaska Native Claims Selection AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of Decision Approving Lands for...

2011-11-01

183

42 CFR 35.46 - Conflicting claims.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

...Health PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES MEDICAL CARE AND EXAMINATIONS HOSPITAL AND STATION MANAGEMENT Disposal of Money and Effects of Deceased Patients § 35.46 Conflicting claims. In any case in which...

2012-10-01

184

Testing a Claim of Extraterrestrial Technology  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

In December 2004, members of The SETI League, Inc. and the Invitation to ETI group were called upon to evaluate, and ultimately perform laboratory testing of, a claim of extraterrestrial electromagnetic technology present on Earth. These tests were undertaken because, although the claims were highly questionable, the claimant himself seemed reasonably credible, and a positive outcome, though unlikely, could have tremendous payoffs. The claim was rigorously tested but this produced a null result. This paper explores the initial claim, our reaction to it, the evaluation process, the observed results, lessons learned, and our conclusions. Despite the outcome, it was felt that all concerned showed great professionalism, and applied scientific rigor to a challenging situation.

Schuch, H. P.; Tough, A.

185

Advocacy Group Claims Lack of Drug Innovation  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Reports on the Health Research Group claim that less than 7 percent of all new drugs approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in recent years were considered to be important therapeutic gains. (SL)

Chemical and Engineering News, 1978

1978-01-01

186

32 CFR 536.15 - Claims policies.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...should be advised of such errors and the need to correct the claim. If the errors concern a jurisdictional...immediately warned that the error must be corrected before...Comptroller General, or other publications that have the force and...

2013-07-01

187

FDA Warns About Stem Cell Claims  

MedlinePLUS

... Biologics Articulos en Espanol FDA Warns About Stem Cell Claims Search the Consumer Updates Section Researchers hope ... forming system. back to top Regulation of Stem Cells FDA regulates stem cells in the U.S. to ...

188

ATF2 Commissioning  

SciTech Connect

ATF2 is a final-focus test beam line that aims to focus the low-emittance beam from the ATF damping ring to a beam size of about 37 nm, and at the same time to demonstrate nm beam stability, using numerous advanced beam diagnostics and feedback tools. The construction has been finished at the end of 2008 and the beam commissioning of ATF2 has started in December of 2008. ATF2 is constructed and commissioned by ATF international collaborations with strong US, Asian and European participation.

Seryi, A.; /SLAC; Christian, G.; /KLTE-ATOMKI; Parker, B.; /BNL; Schulte, D.; Delahaye, J.-P.; Tomas, R.; Zimmermann, F.; /CERN; Wolski, A.; Elsen, E.; /Cockcroft Inst. /DESY; Sanuki, T.; /Tohoku U.; Gianfelice-Wendt, E.; Ross, M.; Wendt, M.; /Fermilab; Takahashi, T.; /Hiroshima U.; Bai, S.; Gao, J.; /Beijing, Inst. High Energy Phys.; Bolzon, B.; Geffroy, N.; Jeremie, A.; /Annecy, LAPP; Apsimon, R.; Burrows, P.; /Oxford U., JAI /Kyoto U., Inst. Chem. Res. /Kyungpook Natl. U. /Orsay, LAL /Phang Accelerator Lab /Royal Holloway, U. of London /SLAC /Daresbury /University Coll. London /Manchester U. /Univ. of Tokyo U.

2009-10-30

189

Stakeholders' implicit claims and accounting method choice  

Microsoft Academic Search

Based on theory and anecdotal evidence, we argue that ongoing implicit claims between a firm and its customers, suppliers, employees, and short-term creditors create incentives for management to choose long-run income-increasing accounting methods. Variables selected to proxy for the extent to which a firm depends on these implicit claims are found to be significant in explaining cross-sectional variation in inventory

Robert M. Bowen; Larry DuCharme; D. Shores

1995-01-01

190

The Aftermath of the Macondo Discovery Well Spill: The Interplay of Claims to the Gulf Coast Claims Facility and Insurance Claims  

Microsoft Academic Search

The processing of claims for compensation arising from the April 20, 2010, explosion of the Deepwater Horizon offshore oil rig and its environmental and economic aftermath has proceeded simultaneously before the Gulf Coast Claims Facility and insurers. The criteria for recovery between these two recipients of claims differ significantly. Compensation from the facility has included claims for purely economic injury,

Dale E. Hausman; Laura A. Foggan

2011-01-01

191

37 CFR 360.25 - Copies of claims.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...UNDER COMPULSORY LICENSE Digital Audio Recording Devices and Media Royalty Claims § 360.25 Copies of claims. A claimant...and one copy of the claim to digital audio recording devices and media royalty...

2013-07-01

192

21 CFR 101.69 - Petitions for nutrient content claims.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...2009-04-01 false Petitions for nutrient content claims. 101.69 Section 101.69 ...LABELING Specific Requirements for Nutrient Content Claims § 101.69 Petitions for nutrient content claims. (a) This section pertains...

2009-04-01

193

21 CFR 101.69 - Petitions for nutrient content claims.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...2010-04-01 false Petitions for nutrient content claims. 101.69 Section 101.69 ...LABELING Specific Requirements for Nutrient Content Claims § 101.69 Petitions for nutrient content claims. (a) This section pertains...

2010-04-01

194

48 CFR 227.7003 - Claims for copyright infringement.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...2013-10-01 false Claims for copyright infringement. 227.7003 Section...REQUIREMENTS PATENTS, DATA, AND COPYRIGHTS Infringement Claims, Licenses...Assignments 227.7003 Claims for copyright infringement. The...

2013-10-01

195

32 CFR 536.132 - Procedure for processing UCMJ claims.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...STATES Claims Cognizable Under Article 139, Uniform Code of Military... (a) Time limitations on submission of a claim. A claim...knowledge of the existence of Article 139, or lack of knowledge...otherwise cognizable under Article 139, UCMJ, the...

2013-07-01

196

76 FR 44504 - Claims for Patent and Copyright Infringement  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...2700-AD63 Claims for Patent and Copyright Infringement AGENCY: National Aeronautics...file a claim for patent or copyright infringement, and they also provide...administrative claims of patent and copyright infringement by NASA. In addition...

2011-07-26

197

77 FR 14686 - Claims for Patent and Copyright Infringement  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...2700-AD63 Claims for Patent and Copyright Infringement AGENCY: National Aeronautics...file a claim for patent or copyright infringement, and they also provide...NPRM) for patent and copyright infringement claims in the Federal...

2012-03-13

198

38 CFR 14.617 - Disposition of claims.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...Disposition of claims arising in Philippines. All claims arising under 38 U.S.C. 515(b) in the Philippines, including a complete investigation...foreign countries other than the Philippines. When a claim is...

2013-07-01

199

45 CFR 162.1401 - Health care claim status transaction.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

... 2013-10-01 2013-10-01 false Health care claim status transaction. 162.1401 ...REQUIREMENTS ADMINISTRATIVE REQUIREMENTS Health Care Claim Status § 162.1401 Health care claim status transaction. The...

2013-10-01

200

33 CFR 211.24 - Disposition of claims.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...THE ARMY, DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE REAL ESTATE ACTIVITIES OF THE CORPS OF ENGINEERS...CONNECTION WITH CIVIL WORKS PROJECTS Real Estate Claims § 211.24 Disposition of claims. (a) Real estate claims for...

2013-07-01

201

10 CFR 782.5 - Contents of communication initiating claim.  

...Energy DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY CLAIMS FOR PATENT AND COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT Requirements... (a) Requirements for claim. A patent or copyright infringement claim...compensation; (3) A citation of the patents or copyrighted items alleged to be...

2014-01-01

202

14 CFR 1245.205 - Processing of administrative claims.  

...NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION PATENTS AND OTHER INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS Claims for Patent and Copyright Infringement 1245.205...relating to a claim or possible claim of patent or copyright infringement is...

2014-01-01

203

10 CFR 782.6 - Processing of administrative claims.  

...Energy DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY CLAIMS FOR PATENT AND COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT Requirements...ATTN: Assistant General Counsel for Patents, Office of the General Counsel, U...relating to a claim or possible claim of patent or copyright infringement is...

2014-01-01

204

14 CFR 1245.202 - Contents of communication initiating claim.  

...NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION PATENTS AND OTHER INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS Claims for Patent and Copyright Infringement 1245.202... (a) Requirements for claim. A patent or copyright infringement claim...

2014-01-01

205

42 CFR 456.722 - Electronic claims management system.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...Management System for Outpatient Drug Claims § 456.722 Electronic...management system. (a) Point-of-sale system. Each Medicaid agency...processing claims for covered outpatient drugs, a point-of-sale electronic claims...

2013-10-01

206

9 CFR 50.12 - Claims for indemnity.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

...LIVESTOCK OR POULTRY DISEASES ANIMALS DESTROYED BECAUSE OF TUBERCULOSIS General Indemnity 50.12 Claims for indemnity...Claims for Federal indemnity for livestock destroyed because of tuberculosis shall be presented on indemnity claim forms...

2012-01-01

207

9 CFR 50.12 - Claims for indemnity.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...LIVESTOCK OR POULTRY DISEASES ANIMALS DESTROYED BECAUSE OF TUBERCULOSIS General Indemnity 50.12 Claims for indemnity...Claims for Federal indemnity for livestock destroyed because of tuberculosis shall be presented on indemnity claim forms...

2010-01-01

208

9 CFR 50.12 - Claims for indemnity.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

...LIVESTOCK OR POULTRY DISEASES ANIMALS DESTROYED BECAUSE OF TUBERCULOSIS General Indemnity 50.12 Claims for indemnity...Claims for Federal indemnity for livestock destroyed because of tuberculosis shall be presented on indemnity claim forms...

2011-01-01

209

9 CFR 50.12 - Claims for indemnity.  

...LIVESTOCK OR POULTRY DISEASES ANIMALS DESTROYED BECAUSE OF TUBERCULOSIS General Indemnity 50.12 Claims for indemnity...Claims for Federal indemnity for livestock destroyed because of tuberculosis shall be presented on indemnity claim forms...

2014-01-01

210

Nuclear Regulatory Commission Issuances  

SciTech Connect

This report includes the issuances received during the specified period from the Commission (CLl), the Atomic Safety and Licensing Appeal Boards (ALAB), the Atomic Safety and Licensing Boards (LBP), the Administrative Law Judge (ALJ), The Directors' Decisions (DD), and the Denials of Petitions For Rulemaking (DPRM).

Not Available

1982-06-01

211

Commission 53: Extrasolar Planets  

Microsoft Academic Search

Commission 53 on Extrasolar Planets was created at the 2006 Prague General Assembly of the IAU, in recognition of the outburst of astronomical progress in the field of extrasolar planet discovery, characterization, and theoretical work that has occurred since the discovery of the pulsar planets in 1992 and the discovery of the first planet in orbit around a solar-type star

Michel Mayor; Alan P. Boss; Paul R. Butler; William B. Hubbard; Philip A. Ianna; Martin Krster; Jack J. Lissauer; Karen J. Meech; Franois Mignard; Alan J. Penny; Andreas Quirrenbach; Jill C. Tarter; Alfred Vidal-Madjar

2009-01-01

212

Nuclear Regulatory Commission Issuances  

SciTech Connect

This report includes the issuances received during the specified period from the Commission (CLI), the Atomic Safety and Licensing Boards (LBP), the Administrative Law Judges (ALJ), the Directors Decisions (DD), and the Denials of Petitions for Rulemaking (DPRM). The summaries and headnotes preceding the opinions reported herein are not to be deemed a part of those opinions or have any independent legal significance.

Not Available

1994-10-01

213

Nuclear Regulatory Commission issuances  

SciTech Connect

This report includes the issuances received during the specified period from the Commission (CLI), the Atomic Safety and Licensing Appeal Boards (ALAB), the Atomic Safety and Licensing Boards (LBP), the Administrative Law Judge (ALJ), the Directors' Decisions (DD), and the Denials of Petitions for Rulemaking (DPRM).

Not Available

1986-07-01

214

Nuclear Regulatory Commission issuances  

SciTech Connect

This report includes the issuances received during the specified period from the Commission (CLI), the Atomic Safety and Licensing Appeal Boards (ALAB), the Atomic Safety and Licensing Boards (LBP), the Administrative Law Judge (ALJ), the Directors' Decisions (DD), and the Denials of Petitions for Rulemaking (DPRM).

Not Available

1987-12-01

215

Federal Election Commission.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Presents a concise overview of the responsibilities, membership, structure, and requirements of the Federal Election Commission (FEC). Created in 1974, the FEC oversees the financial activities of candidates and political parties. Discusses corporate and union political action committees (PACs) as well as contribution limits and prohibitions. (MJP)

Elliot, Lee Ann

1996-01-01

216

Boards, Commissions, and Committees  

Microsoft Academic Search

Note: This is a listing of Federal boards, commissions, councils, etc., not listed elsewhere in the Manual, which were established by congressional or Presidential action, whose functions are not strictly limited to the internal operations of a parent department or agency and which are authorized to publish documents in the Federal Register. While the editors have attempted to compile a

2006-01-01

217

Boards, Commissions, and Committees  

Microsoft Academic Search

Note: This is a listing of Federal boards, commissions, councils, etc., not listed elsewhere in the Manual, which were established by congressional or Presidential action, whose functions are not strictly limited to the internal operations of a parent department or agency and which are authorized to publish documents in the Federal Register. While the editors have attempted to compile a

218

SPEAR 3 Commissioning Software  

SciTech Connect

The short SPEAR 3 startup time required precommissioned software for machine setup, beam measurements and data analysis. To accomplish this goal, we used Matlab with the Accelerator Toolbox (AT), the Channel Access Toolbox (MCA) and Middle Layer software to integrate code and streamline production. This paper outlines the software architecture, describes the Middle Layer component and provides examples from SPEAR 3 commissioning.

Corbett, W.J.; Portmann, G.J.; Safranek, J.A.; Terebilo, A.; /SLAC, SSRL

2005-05-09

219

Nuclear Regulatory Commission issuances  

SciTech Connect

This report includes the issuances received during the specified period from the Commission (CLI), the Atomic Safety and Licensing Boards (LBP), the Administrative Law Judges (ALJ), the Directors` Decisions (DD), and the Decisions on Petitions for Rulemaking (DPRM). The summaries and headnotes preceding the opinions reported herein are not to be deemed a part of those opinions or have any independent legal significance.

NONE

1997-11-01

220

Nuclear Regulatory Commission issuances  

SciTech Connect

This report includes the issuances received during the specified period from the Commission (CLI), the Atomic Safety and Licensing Boards (LBP), the Administrative Law Judges (ALJ), the Directors` Decisions (DD), and the Decisions on Petitions for Rulemaking (DPRM). The summaries and headnotes preceding the opinions reported herein are not to be deemed a part of those opinions or have any independent legal significance.

NONE

1997-09-01

221

Spatial and temporal variation in larval settlement of reefbuilding corals in mariculture  

Microsoft Academic Search

When applying sexual reproduction in coral mariculture, success highly depends on optimizing larval settlement rates. Various environmental factors influencing settlement are known from field-related research; however, hardly any literature is currently available dealing with larval settlement behaviour under mariculture conditions. We investigated the influence of the biofilm (=biotic surface structure) of settlement tiles, which were incubated under different aquarium conditions,

Dirk Petersen; Michal Laterveer; Helmut Schuhmacher

2005-01-01

222

Crustose Coralline Algae and a Cnidarian Neuropeptide Trigger Larval Settlement in Two Coral Reef Sponges  

Microsoft Academic Search

In sessile marine invertebrates, larval settlement is fundamental to population maintenance and persistence. Cues contributing to the settlement choices and metamorphosis of larvae have important implications for the success of individuals and populations, but cues mediating larval settlement for many marine invertebrates are largely unknown. This study assessed larval settlement in two common Great Barrier Reef sponges, Coscinoderma matthewsi and

Steve Whalan; Nicole S. Webster; Andrew P. Negri

2012-01-01

223

Multiple roles and successes in public bioethics: a response to the public forum critique of bioethics commissions.  

PubMed

National bioethics commissions have been critiqued for a variety of structural, procedural, and political aspects of their work. A more recent critique published by Dzur and Levin uses political philosophy to constructively critique the work of national bioethics commissions as public deliberative forums. However, this public forum critique of bioethics commissions ignores empirical research in political science and normative claims that suggest that advisory commissions can and should have diverse of functions beyond that of being public forums. The present paper argues that the public forum critique too narrowly considers the roles that bioethics commissions can play in public bioethics and ignores the moral obligation of commissions to fulfill their mandates. Evaluations of commissions must consider that these institutions can serve in capacities other than those of a public deliberative forum and use additional measures to evaluate the multiple roles and successes of bioethics commissions in public policy. PMID:17036446

Johnson, Summer

2006-06-01

224

40 CFR 725.80 - General provisions for confidentiality claims.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...false General provisions for confidentiality claims. 725.80 Section...PROCESSES FOR MICROORGANISMS Confidentiality and Public Access to Information...80 General provisions for confidentiality claims. (a) A...

2010-07-01

225

40 CFR 725.80 - General provisions for confidentiality claims.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...false General provisions for confidentiality claims. 725.80 Section...PROCESSES FOR MICROORGANISMS Confidentiality and Public Access to Information...80 General provisions for confidentiality claims. (a) A...

2009-07-01

226

Norse Greenland settlement: reflections on climate change, trade, and the contrasting fates of human settlements in the North Atlantic Islands.  

PubMed

Changing economies and patterns of trade, rather than climatic deterioration, could have critically marginalized the Norse Greenland settlements and effectively sealed their fate. Counter-intuitively, the end of Norse Greenland might not be symptomatic of a failure to adapt to environmental change, but a consequence of successful wider economic developments of Norse communities across North Atlantic. Data from Greenland, the Faroe Islands, and medieval Iceland is used to explore the interplay of Norse society with climate, environment, settlement, and other circumstances. Long term increases in vulnerability caused by economic change and cumulative climate changes sparked a cascading collapse of integrated interdependent settlement systems, bringing the end of Norse Greenland. PMID:21847839

Dugmore, Andrew J; Keller, Christian; McGovern, Thomas H

2007-01-01

227

76 FR 30391 - Sunshine Act Meeting  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...Time: Friday, June 3, 2011, at 10 a.m. Subject Matter: Issuance of Proposed Decisions in claims against Albania and Libya. Status: Open. All meetings are held at the Foreign Claims Settlement Commission, 600 E Street, NW., Washington,...

2011-05-25

228

75 FR 5629 - Sunshine Act Meeting  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...Thursday, February 18, 2010, at 10:30 a.m. SUBJECT MATTER: Issuance of Proposed Decisions in claims against Albania and Libya. STATUS: Open. All meetings are held at the Foreign Claims Settlement Commission, 600 E Street, NW., Washington,...

2010-02-03

229

76 FR 37831 - Sunshine Act Meeting  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...Time: Tuesday, July 12, 2011, at 11 a.m. Subject Matter: Issuance of Proposed Decisions in claims against Albania and Libya. Status: Open. All meetings are held at the Foreign Claims Settlement Commission, 600 E Street, NW., Washington,...

2011-06-28

230

76 FR 42733 - Sunshine Act Meeting  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...TIME: Friday, July 29, 2011, at 10 a.m. SUBJECT MATTER: Issuance of Proposed Decisions in claims against Albania and Libya. STATUS: Open. All meetings are held at the Foreign Claims Settlement Commission, 600 E Street, NW., Washington,...

2011-07-19

231

78 FR 26398 - Sunshine Act Meeting  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...follows: Tuesday, May 14, 2013: 10:00 a.m.--Consideration of petitions to reopen Final Decisions in claims against Libya. Status: Open. All meetings are held at the Foreign Claims Settlement Commission, 600 E Street NW., Washington,...

2013-05-06

232

76 FR 17152 - Sunshine Act Meeting  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...Date and Time: Thursday, April 7, 2011, at 10 a.m. Subject Matter: Issuance of Proposed Decisions in claims against Albania and Libya. Status: Open. All meetings are held at the Foreign Claims Settlement Commission, 600 E Street, NW.,...

2011-03-28

233

76 FR 22147 - Sunshine Act Meeting  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...Date and Time: Tuesday, May 10, 2011, at 10 a.m. Subject Matter: Issuance of Proposed Decisions in claims against Albania and Libya. Status: Open. All meetings are held at the Foreign Claims Settlement Commission, 600 E Street, NW.,...

2011-04-20

234

47 CFR 3.44 - Time to achieve settlements.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...AND ADMINISTRATION OF ACCOUNTING AUTHORITIES IN MARITIME AND MARITIME MOBILE-SATELLITE RADIO SERVICES Settlement Operations § 3.44 Time...manner, all valid amounts due to foreign administrations or their...

2013-10-01

235

42 CFR 93.409 - Settlement of research misconduct proceedings.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

42 Public Health 1 2013-10-01 2013-10-01 false Settlement of research misconduct proceedings. 93.409 Section 93.409 Public Health PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES HEALTH...

2013-10-01

236

42 CFR 93.409 - Settlement of research misconduct proceedings.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

42 Public Health 1 2012-10-01 2012-10-01 false Settlement of research misconduct proceedings. 93.409 Section 93.409 Public Health PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES HEALTH...

2012-10-01

237

Displacements in oil storage tanks caused by localized differential settlement  

SciTech Connect

This paper presents design charts for predicting the maximum radial distortion of open-topped storage tanks caused by localized differential settlement of the tank foundations. It is well known that differential settlement can produce radial deflection of the tank shell sufficient to cause jamming of the floating roof. Predictions of shell deflections have often assumed the shell to be inextensional, and assumption which may not always be valid, particularly where the settlement is localized. Consequently, the authors have recently completed a more refined analysis of the deflections and stresses in the shell and the primary wind girder in which the shell is considered to act as a membrane. They concluded that this membrane analysis is valid for all practical applications and proposed a procedure for predicting shell displacements caused by any general differential settlement profile using Fourier analysis.

Kamyab, H.; Palmer, S.C. (Engineering Dept., Cambridge Univ., Cambridge (GB))

1991-02-01

238

12 CFR 1209.20 - Opportunity for informal settlement.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

...OPERATIONS RULES OF PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE Rules of Practice and Procedure § 1209.20 Opportunity...to FHFA's counsel of record written offers or proposals for...of record. Submission of a written settlement offer does not...

2012-01-01

239

Settlement of Single Piles in Non-Homogeneous Soil.  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

An analysis, previously developed for evaluating the settlement of a pile in homogeneous soil, is extended to the case of non-homogeneous soils. Comparisons with finite element solutions suggest that the analysis gives solutions of adequate accuracy for p...

H. G. Poulos

1978-01-01

240

Larval development and settlement of a whale barnacle  

PubMed Central

Larval development and settlement of whale barnacles have not previously been described, unlike intertidal barnacles. Indeed, the mechanisms of the association between barnacles and whales have not been studied. Here we describe the larval development and settlement of the whale barnacle, Coronula diadema, and possible involvement of a cue from the host in inducing larval settlement. Eight-cell stage embryos were collected from C. diadema on a stranded humpback whale, incubated in filtered seawater for 7 days, and nauplius larvae hatched out. When fed with Chaetoceros gracilis, the nauplii developed to stage VI, and finally metamorphosed to the cypris stage. The larval development looked similar to that of intertidal barnacles with planktotrophic larval stages. The cyprids did not settle in normal seawater, but did settle in polystyrene Petri dishes when incubated in seawater with a small piece of skin tissue from the host whale. This strongly suggests the involvement of a chemical cue from the host whale tissue to induce larval settlement.

Nogata, Yasuyuki; Matsumura, Kiyotaka

2005-01-01

241

12 CFR 1102.35 - Opportunity for informal settlement.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

12 Banks and Banking 9 2012-01-01 2012-01-01 false Opportunity...informal settlement. 1102.35 Section 1102.35 Banks and Banking FEDERAL FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS EXAMINATION COUNCIL APPRAISER REGULATION...

2012-01-01

242

12 CFR 1102.35 - Opportunity for informal settlement.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

12 Banks and Banking 9 2013-01-01 2013-01-01 false Opportunity...informal settlement. 1102.35 Section 1102.35 Banks and Banking FEDERAL FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS EXAMINATION COUNCIL APPRAISER REGULATION...

2013-01-01

243

National Gambling Impact Study Commission Final Report  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Officially released on June 19, the NGISC's (mentioned in the March 9, 1999 Scout Report for Social Sciences) final report to Congress, the President, and state governors reveals that casino gambling is America's third-favorite leisure activity in terms of money spent, after video, audio, and computer equipment and books and newspapers. While noting the incentives for development and jobs created by casinos in local areas, the report also discusses the financial and human cost of pathological gambling. The report goes on to make 76 specific recommendations, none of which carry any legal weight. However, the Commission studiously avoids what many feel is the fundamental question: Do the social costs of gambling outweigh its economic benefits? As a result, both opponents and proponents of legalized gambling have embraced the report, claiming specific portions of it vindicate their position. Users may download the report in .pdf format in nine sections or in its entirety at the site.

National Gambling Impact and Policy Commission (U.S.)

244

Pre and post-settlement events in benthic community dynamics  

Microsoft Academic Search

In all marine benthic environments, organism replacement depends on recruitment limitation, i.e. the impact of both pre- and post-settlement events on the success of recruitment. The relative contribution of pre- versus post-settlement processes in shaping adult populations has been extensively studied. Most analyses concluded that recruitment limitation is a strong determinant of adults density. The magnitude of its limitation depends

Simonetta Fraschetti; Adriana Giangrande; Antonio Terlizzi; Ferdinando Boero

2002-01-01

245

The Proposed Tobacco Settlement: Issues from a Federal Perspective  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) has prepared a report analyzing the impact of the proposed tobacco settlement's impact on consumers and industry. In the report, CBO estimates the reduction in smoking under various scenarios if the settlement is implemented. The report also examines the impact of regulation on public health provisions, tobacco industry payments, and targets for teen smoking. The appendix summarizes research on life-cycle estimates due to the cost of smoking.

Antos, Joseph.; Rarick, Kathryn.; Vavrichek, Bruce.; Wagner, Judith.

1998-01-01

246

Conserved MIP receptor-ligand pair regulates Platynereis larval settlement  

PubMed Central

Life-cycle transitions connecting larval and juvenile stages in metazoans are orchestrated by neuroendocrine signals including neuropeptides and hormones. In marine invertebrate life cycles, which often consist of planktonic larval and benthic adult stages, settlement of the free-swimming larva to the sea floor in response to environmental cues is a key life cycle transition. Settlement is regulated by a specialized sensoryneurosecretory system, the larval apical organ. The neuroendocrine mechanisms through which the apical organ transduces environmental cues into behavioral responses during settlement are not yet understood. Here we show that myoinhibitory peptide (MIP)/allatostatin-B, a pleiotropic neuropeptide widespread among protostomes, regulates larval settlement in the marine annelid Platynereis dumerilii. MIP is expressed in chemosensoryneurosecretory cells in the annelid larval apical organ and signals to its receptor, an orthologue of the Drosophila sex peptide receptor, expressed in neighboring apical organ cells. We demonstrate by morpholino-mediated knockdown that MIP signals via this receptor to trigger settlement. These results reveal a role for a conserved MIP receptorligand pair in regulating marine annelid settlement.

Conzelmann, Markus; Williams, Elizabeth A.; Tunaru, Sorin; Randel, Nadine; Shahidi, Reza; Asadulina, Albina; Berger, Jurgen; Offermanns, Stefan; Jekely, Gaspar

2013-01-01

247

Arkansas Natural Resources Commission  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

In 1937, the Arkansas General Assembly enacted the nation's first conservation district law. Since that time, the state has grown to create entities like the Arkansas Natural Resources Commission to help protect its various natural resources. On this site, visitors can look through seven different sections, including Water Development, Conservation, and Arkansas Water Plan. Within each of these sections, visitors can look through a range of working papers, conservation documents, and online GIS data sets based on state-wide natural resource surveys. Moving on, the News & Publications features video blog posts, updates about conservation programs, and more. The Rules area is another helpful section of the site, providing a wide range of current rules created by the Commission to govern Arkansas wetlands, tax credits, groundwater management, and poultry management.

248

31 CFR 535.222 - Suspension of claims eligible for Claims Tribunal.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...All claims which may be presented to the Iran-United States Claims Tribunal under...the Government of the Islamic Republic of Iran, dated January 19, 1981, and all...proceeding commenced by the Government of Iran, any political subdivision of Iran,...

2013-07-01

249

32 CFR 536.130 - Claims not cognizable as UCMJ claims.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...their employment, including claims resulting from combat activities or noncombat activities, as those terms are defined in the Glossary of AR 27-20. (d) Claims resulting from the conduct of Reserve component personnel who are not subject to the UCMJ...

2013-07-01

250

Commissioning of LIGO detectors  

Microsoft Academic Search

The goal of the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory (LIGO) project is to measure and study gravitational waves from astrophysical sources. Currently, three interferometers with arm lengths of several kilometres and a design strain sensitivity of order 2\\\\times 10^{-23}\\/\\\\sqrt{\\\\rm Hz} are being commissioned at two independent sites in Hanford (WA) and Livingston (LA). This paper describes the current progress towards achieving

Daniel Sigg

2004-01-01

251

Commission 42: Close Binaries  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

During the commission business session, the past President presented the new Organizing Committee which was selected by the OC through a e-mail vote conducted during the months before the Rio de Janeiro General Assembly. The new OC will consist of Ignasi Ribas (President), Mercedes Richards (Vice President), and Slavek Rucinski (Past President) with the members: David Bradstreet, Petr Harmanec, Janusz Kaluzny, Joanna Mikolajewska, Ulisse Munari, Panos Niarchos, Katalin Olah, Theo Pribulla, Colin Scarfe and Guillermo Torres.

Rucinski, Slavek M.; Ribas, Ignasi; Gimnez, Alvaro; Harmanec, Petr; Hilditch, Ronald W.; Kaluzny, Janusz; Niarchos, Panayiotis; Nordstrm, Birgitta; Olh, Katalin; Richards, Mercedes T.; Scarfe, Colin D.; Sion, Edward M.; Torres, Guillermo; Vrielmann, Sonja

2010-05-01

252

Commission 4: Ephemerides  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

This business meeting was held from 16:00 to 17:30. Toshio Fukushima and George Kaplan were welcomed as the next president and vice-president, respectively. The following, in no particular order, are the summary reports from the various offices. The full versions will be made available on the Commission 4 website at .

Krasinsky, George A.; Fukushima, Toshio; Chapront, Jean; Bangert, John A.; Chapront, Jean; Hohenkerk, Catherine Y.; Kaplan, George H.; Seidelmann, P. Kenneth; Standish, E. Myles; Urban, Sean E.; Vondrk, Jan

2007-12-01

253

Mechanisms of habitat segregation between an invasive and an indigenous mussel: settlement, post-settlement mortality and recruitment  

Microsoft Academic Search

The mussel Mytilus galloprovincialis is highly invasive worldwide, but displays varying degrees of local and regional coexistence with indigenous mussels through\\u000a spatial habitat segregation. We investigated the roles of settlement, post-settlement mortality, juvenile growth and recruitment\\u000a in partial habitat segregation between the invasive M. galloprovincialis and the indigenous mussel Perna perna on the south coast of South Africa. We used

Sarah J. Bownes; Christopher D. McQuaid

2009-01-01

254

The State of the Tobacco Settlement: Are Settlement Funds Being Used to Finance State Government Budget Deficits? A Research Note  

Microsoft Academic Search

In the Master Settlement Agreement, the major U.S. tobacco companies agreed to pay approximately $229 billion between 1999 and 2025 to 46 states, the District ofColumbia, and five U.S. territories. The windfall raises important spending andfinancing decisions for state governments. This research note analyzes how governments are spending their settlement proceeds, especially whether states are using funds to finance current

Craig L. Johnson

2004-01-01

255

Building commissioning guidelines. Second edition.  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

Commissioning has been a neglected element in the design, construction, and operation of buildings. Commissioning is a process for achieving, verifying, and documenting that the performance of a building and its various systems meets design intent and the...

1992-01-01

256

Hedging contingent claims on defaultable assets  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Following the JLT model (Jarrow, Lando and Turnbull), this paper represents a defaultable asset as a continuous stochastic process plus a Poisson jump modelling the bankruptcy event. It is shown that if the recovery condition is known beforehand, a contingent claim can be hedged by a position in the defaultable asset and a risk-free instrument. In addition, the claim must satisfy a jump-diffusion equation and a risk-neutral representation is obtained using this equation. Examples include the price of a risky zero-coupon bond with a fixed recovery value and the prices of risky Call/Put options on corporate instruments (instrument terminates upon default). .

Beumee, Johan G. B.

2001-02-01

257

28 CFR 801.3 - Processing the claim.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...Processing the claim. (a) Will CSOSA/PSA contact you about your claim? (1...filing date (that is, the date CSOSA/PSA received your claim) and the assigned...correspondence you may have with CSOSA/PSA on the claim. (2) If you have...

2009-07-01

258

28 CFR 801.3 - Processing the claim.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...Processing the claim. (a) Will CSOSA/PSA contact you about your claim? (1...filing date (that is, the date CSOSA/PSA received your claim) and the assigned...correspondence you may have with CSOSA/PSA on the claim. (2) If you have...

2010-07-01

259

38 CFR 3.152 - Claims for death benefits.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...2013-07-01 2013-07-01 false Claims for death benefits. 3.152 Section 3.152...Compensation Claims § 3.152 Claims for death benefits. (a) A specific claim...3.153) must be filed in order for death benefits to be paid to any...

2013-07-01

260

Future of multistate regional commissions  

SciTech Connect

Multistate regional commissions in the United States have been used since 1965. The largest program has been that of the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC). Institutional and financial barriers have been the most difficult problems encountered by the ARC and other programs (such as Title V commissions). Despite the imperfect performance of the existing regional commissions, they offer a demonstration that some improvement in governmental performance can be achieved. There is virtual unanimity among the nation's governors that this is the route for Federal state relations to follow. Also, the commission route is viewed privately as the most socially acceptable means to have a beneficial impact on government performance. (SAC)

Newman, M.

1980-04-01

261

20 CFR 10.737 - How is a LEO claim filed, and who can file a LEO claim?  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...2010-04-01 2010-04-01 false How is a LEO claim filed, and who can file a LEO claim? 10.737 Section 10.737 Employees...Law Enforcement Officers § 10.737 How is a LEO claim filed, and who can file a LEO claim?...

2010-04-01

262

20 CFR 10.737 - How is a LEO claim filed, and who can file a LEO claim?  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...2009-04-01 2009-04-01 false How is a LEO claim filed, and who can file a LEO claim? 10.737 Section 10.737 Employees...Law Enforcement Officers § 10.737 How is a LEO claim filed, and who can file a LEO claim?...

2009-04-01

263

The Legal Standard for Employment Discrimination Claims.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

In "Hicks," the Supreme Court handed down an opinion that rewrites the legal standard in deciding intentional discrimination claims under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Provides a brief background of intentional discrimination; summarizes the Court's opinion, that clearly tilts the balance in favor of employers, and the dissent; and

Allred, Stephen

1994-01-01

264

44 CFR 11.73 - Allowable claims.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...custody of a carrier, an agent or agency of the Government...000.00. (4) Mobile homes. Claims may...structural deficiency of the mobile home and that it was...loss of tires mounted on mobile homes may be allowed...the claimant, their agent, or their...

2013-10-01

265

Claimed walking distance of lower limb amputees  

Microsoft Academic Search

Purpose: Walking ability in general and specifically for lower limb amputees is of major importance for social mobility and ADL independence. Walking determines prosthesis prescription. The aim of this study was to mathematically analyse factors influencing claimed walking distance of lower limb amputees of 500 m or more. Method: A total of 437 patients returned two questionnaires: the Groningen Questionnaire

JAN H. B. GEERTZEN; JOLINE C. BOSMANS; CEES P. VAN DER SCHANS; PIETER U. DIJKSTRA

2005-01-01

266

Lickona Promotes False Claims about Sex Education.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

In articles on sex and character education in the November 1993 "Educational Leadership," Thomas Lickona parrots slogans and fake history and statistics contrived by the Religious Right. Lickona blames Darwin's evolution theory for variable morality and repeats fabricated success claims for Teen-Aid and Sex Respect, right-wing programs funded

Bennetta, William J.

1994-01-01

267

Alternative libertarian claims and Sen's paradox  

Microsoft Academic Search

One of the ways of escaping from Sen's impossibility of a Paretian liberal is to weaken Sen's libertarian condition imposed on the collective choice rule. This paper compares three different versions of a revised libertarian claim: (1) Gibbard's theory of alienable rights (1974), (2) Gaertner's and Krger's approach of self-supporting preferences (1981), and (3) a modification of Gibbard's theory which

Lorenz Krger; Wulf Gaertner

1983-01-01

268

16 CFR 260.8 - Degradable claims.  

...marketer advertises its trash bags using an unqualified degradable...Consumers, however, place trash bags into the solid waste stream...advertises a commercial agricultural plastic mulch film with the claim...deceptive. Example 4: A plastic six-pack ring...

2014-01-01

269

Claims of Philosophy, Education and Research  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This paper is a response to Richard Pring's "Reclaiming Philosophy for Educational Research," which appears in this issue. While it provides broad support for the case for the importance of philosophy in the study of education that Pring advances, it seeks to refine and to extend this. It does this through a consideration of three sets of claims.

Standish, Paul

2007-01-01

270

77 FR 72383 - Alaska Native Claims Selection  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...Newtok, Alaska, and contain 0.16 acres. Notice of the decision will also be published four times in the Anchorage Daily News. DATES: Any party claiming a property interest in the lands affected by the decision may appeal the decision within the...

2012-12-05

271

Mental Anguish Claims in Medical Malpractice Cases.  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

Claims alleging mental anguish are becoming more common in medical malpractice actions. The reasons for this trend are not readily apparent. One factor may be that, although mental anguish is more difficult to prove than physical injury, the amount of mon...

J. G. Zimmerly W. A. Oleniewski

1973-01-01

272

75 FR 41511 - Alaska Native Claims Selection  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...will also be published four times in the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner. DATES: Any party claiming a property interest in the lands...1-800- 877-8339, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. John Leaf, Land Law Examiner, Land Transfer Adjudication II...

2010-07-16

273

76 FR 22414 - Alaska Native Claims Selection  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...will also be published four times in the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner. DATES: Any party claiming a property interest in the lands...BLM. The BLM will reply during normal business hours. John Leaf, Land Law Examiner, Land Transfer Adjudication II...

2011-04-21

274

76 FR 3156 - Alaska Native Claims Selection  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...will also be published four times in the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner. DATES: Any party claiming a property interest in the lands...1-800-877-8339, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. John Leaf, Land Law Examiner, Land Transfer Adjudication II...

2011-01-19

275

78 FR 10634 - Alaska Native Claims Selection  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...also be published four times for four consecutive weeks in the Anchorage Daily News. DATES: Any party claiming...business hours. In addition, the FIRS is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to leave a message or question with the BLM....

2013-02-14

276

The EFSA health claims 'learning experience'.  

PubMed

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has recently highlighted the need to provide scientific requirements for health claims and to find new regulatory issues for healthy food products. For this reason, EFSA asked its Dietetic Products, Nutrition and Allergies (NDA) panel to draft additional guidelines on scientific assessment of these claims. A new approach for a strict substantiation of health issues in selected fields: the Regulation (EC) No. 1924/2006 established in fact that health claims applications should only be authorized after a high level of scientific validation conducted by EFSA using appropriate measures in this evaluation. The legislation should not only protect consumers but also define specific research areas with appropriate outcome measures to assess the quality, relevance and adequacy of studies conducted for scientific validation of health claims. The new system was not only a necessary support for consumers to make the correct choice of products, but rather a way for EFSA to demonstrate transparency of this new approach. This was the field of the pharmaceutical industry, this new regulation is, therefore, also for EFSA, an expensive learning process. PMID:22087565

Vero, Vittoria; Gasbarrini, Antonio

2012-03-01

277

76 FR 61737 - Alaska Native Claims Selection  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...Noatak, Alaska, and contain 4.14 acres. Notice of the decision will also be published four times in the Anchorage Daily News. DATES: Any party claiming a property interest in the lands affected by the decision may appeal the decision within the...

2011-10-05

278

75 FR 28816 - Alaska Native Claims Selection  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...Yukon, Alaska, aggregating 184.61 acres. Notice of the decision will also be published four times in the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner. DATES: The time limits for filing an appeal are: 1. Any party claiming a property interest which is adversely...

2010-05-24

279

76 FR 65530 - Alaska Native Claims Selection  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...Station, Alaska, and contain 2.10 acres. Notice of the decision will also be published four times in the Anchorage Daily News. DATES: Any party claiming a property interest in the lands affected by the decision may appeal the decision within the...

2011-10-21

280

76 FR 75899 - Alaska Native Claims Selection  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...Tuntutuliak, Alaska, and contain 23.70 acres. Notice of the decision will also be published four times in the Anchorage Daily News. DATES: Any party claiming a property interest in the lands affected by the decision may appeal the decision within the...

2011-12-05

281

76 FR 23834 - Alaska Native Claims Selection  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...easement and to reject a State selection. Notice of the modified decision will also be published four times in the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner. DATES: Any party claiming a property interest in the lands affected by the change made by the modified decision...

2011-04-28

282

77 FR 16256 - Alaska Native Claims Selection  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...Mentasta, Alaska, and contain 7.25 acres. Notice of the decision will also be published four times in the Anchorage Daily News. DATES: Any party claiming a property interest in the lands affected by the decision may appeal the decision within the...

2012-03-20

283

75 FR 8106 - Alaska Native Claims Selection  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...15 acres located on Adak Island, Alaska. Notice of the decision will also be published four times in the Anchorage Daily News. DATES: The time limits for filing an appeal are: 1. Any party claiming a property interest which is adversely affected...

2010-02-23

284

77 FR 21802 - Alaska Native Claims Selection  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...Village, Alaska, and contain 3.11 acres. Notice of the decision will also be published four times in the Anchorage Daily News. DATES: Any party claiming a property interest in the lands affected by the decision may appeal the decision within the...

2012-04-11

285

The SNS RFQ Commissioning  

SciTech Connect

LBNL has built for the Spallation Neutron Source (SNS) project a 402.5 MHz RFQ that is designed to accelerate up to 60 mA H{sup -} from 65 keV to 2.5 MeV [1]. A one millisecond pulse length at 60 Hz provides a 6% duty factor. The RFQ has now been built, conditioned at full duty factor and tested with beam. This paper will present results from the final installation, tuning and beam commissioning. Beam measurements include acceleration and transport efficiencies and transverse emittances. The LEBT optics were tuned for best results. Performance testing of the RF power distribution is also discussed here.

Ratti, A.; Ayers, J.; Doolittle, L.; DiGennaro, R.; Gough, R.A.; Hoff, M.; Keller, R.; MacGill, J.; Staples, J.; Thomae, R.; Virostek, S.; Yourd, R.; Aleksandrov, A.

2002-08-16

286

THE EMMA COMMISSIONING PROCEDURE  

SciTech Connect

The author begins with a brief review of the goals of the EMMA experiment. He then describe two stages of EMMA commissioning. The first stage is simply to get the beam to circulate a full turn in the ring, and is done only once during the course of the experiment. The second stage will be repeated several times, at least once for each lattice configuration, and involves two parts: setting the required values for the machine parameters, and determining the tunes and time of flight as a function of energy.

BERG,J.S.

2007-11-05

287

SNS Cryogenic Systems Commissioning  

SciTech Connect

The Spallation Neutron Source (SNS) is under construction at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. The cold section of the Linac consists of 81 superconducting radio frequency cavities cooled to 2.1K by a 2400 watt cryogenic refrigeration system. The major cryogenic system components include warm helium compressors with associated oil removal and gas management, 4.5K cold box, 7000L liquid helium dewar, 2.1K cold box (consisting of 4 stages of cold compressors), gaseous helium storage, helium purification and gas impurity monitoring system, liquid nitrogen storage and the cryogenic distribution transfer line system. The overall system commissioning and future plans will be presented.

D. Hatfield; F. Casagrande; I. Campisi; P. Gurd; M. Howell; D. Stout; H. Strong; D. Arenius; J. Creel; K. Dixon; V. Ganni; and P. Knudsen

2005-08-29

288

Commission 4: Ephemerides  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

The Commission 4 Organizing Committee began its work for the 2009-2012 triennium by revising the commission's terms of reference, which serve as our ``mission statement.'' The new terms of reference are:(a)Maintain cooperation and collaboration between the national offices providing ephemerides, prediction of phenomena, astronomical reference data, and navigational almanacs.(b)Encourage agreement on the bases (reference systems, time scales, models, and constants) of astronomical ephemerides and reference data in the various countries. Promote improvements to the usability and accuracy of astronomical ephemerides, and provide information comparing computational methods, models, and results to ensure the accuracy of data provided.(c)Maintain databases, available on the Internet to the national ephemeris offices and qualified researchers, containing observations of all types on which the ephemerides are based. Promote the continued importance of observations needed to improve the ephemerides, and encourage prompt availability of these observations, especially those from space missions, to the science community.(d)Encourage the development of software and web sites that provide astronomical ephemerides, prediction of phenomena, and astronomical reference data to the scientific community and public.Promote the development of explanatory material that fosters better understanding of the use and bases of ephemerides and related data.

Kaplan, George H.; Hohenkerk, Catherine Y.; Fukushima, Toshio; Arlot, Jean-Eudes; Bangert, John A.; Bell, Steven A.; Folkner, William M.; Lara, Martin; Pitjeva, Elena V.; Urban, Sean E.; Vondrk, Jan

2012-04-01

289

33 CFR 209.50 - Mississippi River Commission: Public observation of Commission meetings.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

... 2011-07-01 false Mississippi River Commission: Public observation of Commission...ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURE 209.50 Mississippi River Commission: Public observation of Commission...decisionmaking processes of the Mississippi River Commission and to open all meetings...

2011-07-01

290

33 CFR 209.50 - Mississippi River Commission: Public observation of Commission meetings.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

... 2010-07-01 false Mississippi River Commission: Public observation of Commission...ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURE 209.50 Mississippi River Commission: Public observation of Commission...decisionmaking processes of the Mississippi River Commission and to open all meetings...

2010-07-01

291

33 CFR 209.50 - Mississippi River Commission: Public observation of Commission meetings.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

... 2012-07-01 false Mississippi River Commission: Public observation of Commission...ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURE 209.50 Mississippi River Commission: Public observation of Commission...decisionmaking processes of the Mississippi River Commission and to open all meetings...

2012-07-01

292

33 CFR 209.50 - Mississippi River Commission: Public observation of Commission meetings.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

... 2013-07-01 false Mississippi River Commission: Public observation of Commission...ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURE § 209.50 Mississippi River Commission: Public observation of Commission...decisionmaking processes of the Mississippi River Commission and to open all meetings...

2013-07-01

293

75 FR 11166 - Joint Meeting of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission...  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...Joint Meeting of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission...Joint Meeting of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission...2010. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and the Nuclear Regulatory...

2010-03-10

294

32 CFR 536.74 - Scope for claims under the Military Claims Act.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...explained in subpart F of this part; or (2) Incident to the noncombat activities of the armed services (see AR 27-20, Glossary). (b) A tort claim arising in the United States, its commonwealths, territories, and possessions may be...

2013-07-01

295

Mini review: hydrodynamics of larval settlement into fouling communities.  

PubMed

Flowing water delivers planktonic larvae to surfaces, but also dislodges them. This paper reviews experiments in the field and in laboratory flumes, as well as mathematical models, which have revealed how the interaction of ambient water motion with a developing fouling community affects larval settlement. Although mean current velocities across fouling communities in harbours are low, instantaneous velocities can be much higher due to turbulence and to the velocity oscillations of wind chop and ship wakes. As a fouling community develops, its topography becomes more complex and the range of flow microhabitats on the spatial scale of larvae increases. In spite of the prevalence of waves in shallow coastal habitats, and in spite of the importance to settlement of the fine-scale instantaneous velocities encountered by larvae, most studies of flow effects on larval settlement have focused on unidirectional currents and on temporally- and spatially-averaged aspects of the flow. PMID:17852070

Koehl, M R A

2007-01-01

296

Carbon Stored in Human Settlements: the Conterminous US  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

It is often underestimated how much carbon is stored in the cities. Here, we show that human settlements store at least as much carbon as tropical forests per unit area. By the year 2000 carbon storage attributed to human settlements of the conterminous US was 18 Pg of carbon or 10% of its total land carbon storage. 65% of this carbon was attributed to soil, 19% to vegetation, 11% to landfills, and 5% to buildings. Given that human settlements harbor appreciable carbon pools, we have an opportunity to contemplate how to store more carbon per unit of emitted carbon in the places we live. To offset rising urban emissions of carbon, regional and national governments should consider how to protect or even to increase carbon storage of cities.

Churkina, G.; Brown, D.; Keoleian, G.

2008-12-01

297

Seasonal thaw settlement at drained thermokarst lake basins, Arctic Alaska  

USGS Publications Warehouse

Drained thermokarst lake basins (DTLBs) are ubiquitous landforms on Arctic tundra lowland. Their dynamic states are seldom investigated, despite their importance for landscape stability, hydrology, nutrient fluxes, and carbon cycling. Here we report results based on high-resolution Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Radar (InSAR) measurements using space-borne data for a study area located on the North Slope of Alaska near Prudhoe Bay, where we focus on the seasonal thaw settlement within DTLBs, averaged between 2006 and 2010. The majority (14) of the 18 DTLBs in the study area exhibited seasonal thaw settlement of 34 cm. However, four of the DTLBs examined exceeded 4 cm of thaw settlement, with one basin experiencing up to 12 cm. Combining the InSAR observations with the in situ active layer thickness measured using ground penetrating radar and mechanical probing, we calculated thaw strain, an index of thaw settlement strength along a transect across the basin that underwent large thaw settlement. We found thaw strains of 1035% at the basin center, suggesting the seasonal melting of ground ice as a possible mechanism for the large settlement. These findings emphasize the dynamic nature of permafrost landforms, demonstrate the capability of the InSAR technique to remotely monitor surface deformation of individual DTLBs, and illustrate the combination of ground-based and remote sensing observations to estimate thaw strain. Our study highlights the need for better description of the spatial heterogeneity of landscape-scale processes for regional assessment of surface dynamics on Arctic coastal lowlands.

Liu, Lin; Schaefer, Kevin; Gusmeroli, Alessio; Grosse, Guido; Jones, B.M.; Zhang, Tinjun; Parsekian, Andrew; Zebker, Howard

2014-01-01

298

Seasonal thaw settlement at drained thermokarst lake basins, Arctic Alaska  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Drained thermokarst lake basins (DTLBs) are ubiquitous landforms on Arctic tundra lowland. Their dynamic states are seldom investigated, despite their importance for landscape stability, hydrology, nutrient fluxes, and carbon cycling. Here we report results based on high-resolution Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Radar (InSAR) measurements using space-borne data for a study area located on the North Slope of Alaska near Prudhoe Bay, where we focus on the seasonal thaw settlement within DTLBs, averaged between 2006 and 2010. The majority (14) of the 18 DTLBs in the study area exhibited seasonal thaw settlement of 3-4 cm. However, four of the DTLBs examined exceeded 4 cm of thaw settlement, with one basin experiencing up to 12 cm. Combining the InSAR observations with the in situ active layer thickness measured using ground penetrating radar and mechanical probing, we calculated thaw strain, an index of thaw settlement strength along a transect across the basin that underwent large thaw settlement. We found thaw strains of 10-35% at the basin center, suggesting the seasonal melting of ground ice as a possible mechanism for the large settlement. These findings emphasize the dynamic nature of permafrost landforms, demonstrate the capability of the InSAR technique to remotely monitor surface deformation of individual DTLBs, and illustrate the combination of ground-based and remote sensing observations to estimate thaw strain. Our study highlights the need for better description of the spatial heterogeneity of landscape-scale processes for regional assessment of surface dynamics on Arctic coastal lowlands.

Liu, L.; Schaefer, K.; Gusmeroli, A.; Grosse, G.; Jones, B. M.; Zhang, T.; Parsekian, A. D.; Zebker, H. A.

2014-05-01

299

Commissioning a materials research laboratory  

SciTech Connect

This presentation covers the process of commissioning a new 150,000 sq. ft. research facility at Sandia National Laboratories. The laboratory being constructed is a showcase of modern design methods being built at a construction cost of less than $180 per sq. ft. This is possible in part because of the total commissioning activities that are being utilized for this project. The laboratory's unique approach to commissioning will be presented in this paper. The process will be followed through from the conceptual stage on into the actual construction portion of the laboratory. Lessons learned and cost effectiveness will be presented in a manner that will be usable for others making commissioning related decisions. Commissioning activities at every stage of the design will be presented along with the attributed benefits. Attendees will hear answers to the what, when, who, and why questions associated with commissioning of this exciting project.

SAVAGE,GERALD A.

2000-03-28

300

An alternative valuation model for contingent claims  

Microsoft Academic Search

This paper studies contingent claim valuation in a Lucas-type exchange economy. The derived fundamental valuation equation differs from its Cox-Ingersoll-Ross production-economy counterpart in that it is expressed in terms of the direct utility function and an exogenous output process, thus offering superior tractability. We apply our approach to derive closed-form solutions for bond, bond option, individual stock, and stock option

Gurdip S. Bakshi; Zhiwu Chen

1997-01-01

301

Equilibrium Valuation of Foreign Exchange Claims  

Microsoft Academic Search

This article studies the equilibrium valuation of foreign exchange contingent claims. Within a continuous-time Lucas (1982) two-country model, exchange rates, interest rates, and, in particular, factor risk prices are all endogenously and jointly determined. This guarantees the internal consistency of these price processes with a general equilibrium. In the same model, closed-form valuation formulas are presented for currency options and

Gurdip S. Bakshi; Zhiwu Chen

1997-01-01

302

Commission 10: Solar Activity  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Commission 10 of the International Astronomical Union has more than 650 members who study a wide range of activity phenomena produced by our nearest star, the Sun. Solar activity is intrinsically related to solar magnetic fields and encompasses events from the smallest energy releases (nano- or even picoflares) to the largest eruptions in the Solar System, coronal mass ejections (CMEs), which propagate into the Heliosphere reaching the Earth and beyond. Solar activity is manifested in the appearance of sunspot groups or active regions, which are the principal sources of activity phenomena from the emergence of their magnetic flux through their dispersion and decay. The period 2008-2009 saw an unanticipated extended solar cycle minimum and unprecedentedly weak polar-cap and heliospheric field. Associated with that was the 2009 historical maximum in galactic cosmic rays flux since measurements begun in the middle of the 20th Century. Since then Cycle 24 has re-started solar activity producing some spectacular eruptions observed with a fleet of spacecraft and ground-based facilities. In the last triennium major advances in our knowledge and understanding of solar activity were due to continuing success of space missions as SOHO, Hinode, RHESSI and the twin STEREO spacecraft, further enriched by the breathtaking images of the solar atmosphere produced by the Solar Dynamic Observatory (SDO) launched on 11 February 2010 in the framework of NASA's Living with a Star program. In August 2012, at the time of the IAU General Assembly in Beijing when the mandate of this Commission ends, we will be in the unique position to have for the first time a full 3-D view of the Sun and solar activity phenomena provided by the twin STEREO missions about 120 degrees behind and ahead of Earth and other spacecraft around the Earth and ground-based observatories. These new observational insights are continuously posing new questions, inspiring and advancing theoretical analysis and modelling, improving our understanding of the physics underlying magnetic activity phenomena. Commission 10 reports on a vigorously evolving field of research produced by a large community. The number of refereed publications containing `Sun', `heliosphere', or a synonym in their abstracts continued the steady growth seen over the preceding decades, reaching about 2000 in the years 2008-2010, with a total of close to 4000 unique authors. This report, however, has its limitations and it is inherently incomplete, as it was prepared jointly by the members of the Organising Committee of Commission 10 (see the names of the primary contributors to the sections indicated in parentheses) reflecting their fields of expertise and interest. Nevertheless, we believe that it is a representative sample of significant new results obtained during the last triennium in the field of solar activity.

van Driel-Gesztelyi, Lidia; Schrijver, Carolus J.; Klimchuk, James A.; Charbonneau, Paul; Fletcher, Lyndsay; Hasan, S. Sirajul; Hudson, Hugh S.; Kusano, Kanya; Mandrini, Cristina H.; Peter, Hardi; Vrnak, Bojan; Yan, Yihua

2012-04-01

303

European Commission: Public Opinion  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Some Scout Report readers might be wondering "How do Europeans feel about the euro?" or even "What do Europeans think about the effectiveness of different energy policies?" All of the answers to these questions (and many more) can be found on the European Commission's Public Opinion site. The site contains the results from surveys conducted with Europeans on their attitudes towards alcohol, the role of the European Union in formulating security policy, and a number of other topics. Visitors will definitely want to make their way to the Eurobarometer Interactive Search System, which allows them to choose a subject or country which is of interest to them. Visitors should also take a look at their very fine "Qualitative Studies" section, which includes reports such as "The Future of Europe" and "Integrating Gender Mainstreaming into Employment Policies". Needless to say, summaries of the reports are available in a wide range of languages, including Dutch, German, Italian, and French.

304

International Joint Commission  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

The International Joint Commission was created by Canada and the United States "because they recognized that each country is affected by the other's actions in lake and river systems along the border. The two countries cooperate to manage these waters wisely and to protect them for the benefit of today's citizens and future generations." Visitors to the site can read about great lakes water quality issues, great lakes exports, water levels, news releases, publications, view maps, and much more. One of the latest publications available on the site includes the proceeding from a workshop entitled Addressing Atmospheric Mercury: Science and Policy. This extensive site is well organized and written, giving anyone living near or interested in the great lakes a good source for timely and important information.

305

Marine Mammal Commission  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Established in 1972 under Title II of the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972, the Marine Mammal Commission (MMC) is primarily concerned with "the protection and conservation of marine mammals." Visitors to the site can learn more about the MMC's work, read pending and recent pieces of legislation related to the protection of marine mammals, and also look over testimony proffered to Congress by members of the MMC. Most visitors will want to look over the "Species" section as it contains information on those particular mammals that are currently covered under the Protection Act. Researchers and policy analysts will most likely want to look at the "Reports" area as well. Here they will find annual reports, workshop reports, and timely publication like February 2008's "The Biological Viability of the Most Endangered Marine Mammals and the Cost-effectiveness of Protection Programs".

306

International Joint Commission  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

The International Joint Commission was created by Canada and the United States "because they recognized that each country is affected by the other's actions in lake and river systems along the border. The two countries cooperate to manage these waters wisely and to protect them for the benefit of today's citizens and future generations." Visitors to the site can read about great lakes water quality issues, great lakes exports, water levels, news releases, publications, view maps, and much more. One of the latest publications available on the site includes the proceeding from a workshop entitled Addressing Atmospheric Mercury: Science and Policy. This extensive site is well organized and written, giving anyone living near or interested in the great lakes a good source for timely and important information.

2008-08-27

307

Alaska Native Science Commission  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This is the homepage of the Alaska Native Science Commission (ANSC), an organization dedicated to bringing together research and science in partnership with the Native community. Site materials include information on Alaska Native communities; a searchable database of contacts for community knowledge and a directory of local, statewide, and federally recognized Alaska Native agencies. There is also information on organizational ethics and protocols, regulatory agencies, a browsable database of research projects, and information on sources of funding. The Key Issues page provides information on issues of concern, such as avian flu, climate change, observations about contaminants and environmental change, traditional knowledge systems, traditional foods, and views on climate change and ecology. For students, there is information on einternship and scholarship opportunities. The publications page provides access to archived newsletters, presentations, and reports.

2010-10-05

308

Opportunities to improve colorectal cancer screening in Connecticut through Medicare claims data.  

PubMed

Colorectal cancer represents a serious public-health problem in the United States, with important geographic differences and disparities of care evident in its detection and treatment. While effective screening tests exist, Connecticut lacks current data about rates of colorectal cancer screening. The Connecticut Department of Public Health commissioned Qualidigm, the federally designated Quality Improvement Organization, to conduct an analysis of 2008 fee-for-service Medicare claims data to determine screening rates. This article reports the findings of this analysis to increase awareness of opportunities for improvement in colorectal cancer screening and to highlight demographic and geographic variations that may require particular attention in Connecticut. PMID:21476376

Van Hoof, Thomas J; Ho, Shih-Yieh; Curry, Maureen; Gacek, Paul; Brooks, Avis Harper; Meehan, Thomas P

2011-02-01

309

77 FR 38629 - Notice of Proposed Administrative Settlement Pursuant to the Comprehensive Environmental Response...  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...settlement concerning the Arkansas Waste to Energy Superfund Site, located in Osceola...settlement concerning the Arkansas Waste to Energy Superfund Site, located in Osceola...should reference the Arkansas Waste to Energy Superfund Site, located in...

2012-06-28

310

77 FR 38628 - Notice of Proposed Administrative Settlement Pursuant to the Comprehensive Environmental Response...  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...settlement concerning the Arkansas Waste to Energy Superfund Site, located in Osceola...settlement concerning the Arkansas Waste to Energy Superfund Site, located in Osceola...should reference the Arkansas Waste to Energy Superfund Site, located in...

2012-06-28

311

76 FR 13616 - Picayune Wood Treating Site Picayune, Pearl River County, MS; Notice of Settlement  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...Picayune Wood Treating Site Picayune, Pearl River County, MS; Notice of Settlement AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency...inadequate. ADDRESSES: Copies of the settlement are available from Ms. Paula V. Painter. Submit your comments, identified by...

2011-03-14

312

48 CFR 48.104-4 - Sharing alternative-no-cost settlement method.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

... Sharing alternative-no-cost settlement method. 48.104-4... CONTRACT MANAGEMENT VALUE ENGINEERING Policies and Procedures ...Sharing alternativeno-cost settlement method. ...should balance the administrative costs of negotiating a...

2013-10-01

313

77 FR 26549 - Notice of Proposed Administrative Settlement Pursuant to the Comprehensive Environmental Response...  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...settlement concerning the City Storage Superfund Site, located in Sulphur, Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana. The settlement requires the...should reference the City Storage Superfund Site, located in Sulphur, Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana and EPA Docket Number...

2012-05-04

314

77 FR 22785 - Proposed CERCLA Administrative Cost Recovery Settlement; Estate of Benjamin C. Schilberg...  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...CERCLA Administrative Cost Recovery Settlement; Estate of Benjamin C. Schilberg, Cadlerock Properties Site, Ashford and Willington...Connecticut with the following settling party: Estate of Benjamin C. Schilberg. The settlement requires the settling...

2012-04-17

315

76 FR 40612 - Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA): Technical Corrections and Clarifying Amendments  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...FR-5180-F-07] RIN 2502-AH85 Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA...Regulations as follows: PART 3500--REAL ESTATE SETTLEMENT PROCEDURES ACT 0 1...makes or invests in residential real estate loans aggregating more than...

2011-07-11

316

75 FR 146 - Proposed Cercla Administrative Cost Recovery Settlement; David Benvenuti and Howe Cleaners, Howe...  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...Proposed Cercla Administrative Cost Recovery Settlement; David Benvenuti and Howe Cleaners, Howe Cleaners Site, Barre, VT...Site in Barre, Vermont with the following settling parties: David Benvenuti and Howe Cleaners. The settlement requires the...

2010-01-04

317

76 FR 3886 - Proposed Administrative Settlement Agreement Under Section 122(h) of the Comprehensive...  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...administrative settlement agreement (``Settlement Agreement'') with Air Products and Chemicals, Inc., Alco Industries, Inc., Bayer CropScience Inc., Colonial Heights Packaging, Inc., Continental Holdings, Inc., Croda Inks Corporation, Henkel...

2011-01-21

318

78 FR 36547 - Proposed Administrative Settlement Agreement Under the Comprehensive Environmental Response...  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...administrative settlement agreement (``Settlement Agreement'') with Air Products and Chemicals, Inc., Alco Industries, Inc., Bayer CropScience, Inc., Colonial Heights Packaging, Inc., Continental Holdings, Inc., Croda Inks Corporation,...

2013-06-18

319

77 FR 31392 - Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Settlement...  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...Settlement Agreements Between a Plan and Party in Interest,'' to the...settlement agreement entered into between a plan and a party in interest resulting from an investigation of an employee benefit plan by the Department. PTE 03-39...

2012-05-25

320

Claims-Based Definition of Death in Japanese Claims Database: Validity and Implications  

PubMed Central

Background For the pending National Claims Database in Japan, researchers will not have access to death information in the enrollment files. We developed and evaluated a claims-based definition of death. Methodology/Principal Findings We used healthcare claims and enrollment data between January 2005 and August 2009 for 195,193 beneficiaries aged 20 to 74 in 3 private health insurance unions. We developed claims-based definitions of death using discharge or disease status and Charlson comorbidity index (CCI). We calculated sensitivity, specificity and positive predictive values (PPVs) using the enrollment data as a gold standard in the overall population and subgroups divided by demographic and other factors. We also assessed bias and precision in two example studies where an outcome was death. The definition based on the combination of discharge/disease status and CCI provided moderate sensitivity (around 60%) and high specificity (99.99%) and high PPVs (94.8%). In most subgroups, sensitivity of the preferred definition was also around 60% but varied from 28 to 91%. In an example study comparing death rates between two anticancer drug classes, the claims-based definition provided valid and precise hazard ratios (HRs). In another example study comparing two classes of anti-depressants, the HR with the claims-based definition was biased and had lower precision than that with the gold standard definition. Conclusions/Significance The claims-based definitions of death developed in this study had high specificity and PPVs while sensitivity was around 60%. The definitions will be useful in future studies when used with attention to the possible fluctuation of sensitivity in some subpopulations.

Ooba, Nobuhiro; Setoguchi, Soko; Ando, Takashi; Sato, Tsugumichi; Yamaguchi, Takuhiro; Mochizuki, Mayumi; Kubota, Kiyoshi

2013-01-01

321

37 CFR 360.12 - Form and content of claims.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...FEES COLLECTED UNDER COMPULSORY LICENSE Satellite Claims § 360.12 Form and content...royalty fees for secondary transmissions by satellite carriers of television broadcast...accompanying instructions. (2) Copies of satellite claim forms are available:...

2013-07-01

322

Audit of Compensation Program Claims Brokering. Veterans Benefits Administration.  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

Processing the increased number of veterans' compensation benefit claims received has been a major challenge for the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA). To help address this challenge, VBA has increased claims brokering from veterans service centers (...

2011-01-01

323

32 CFR 1645.7 - Evaluation of claim.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...National Defense Other Regulations Relating to National Defense SELECTIVE SERVICE SYSTEM CLASSIFICATION OF MINISTERS OF RELIGION § 1645.7 Evaluation of claim. (a) In evaluating a claim for classification in Class 4-D, the board will not...

2013-07-01

324

9 CFR 56.6 - Presentation of claims for indemnity.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...OF AGRICULTURE COOPERATIVE CONTROL AND ERADICATION OF LIVESTOCK OR POULTRY DISEASES CONTROL OF H5/H7 LOW PATHOGENIC AVIAN INFLUENZA § 56.6 Presentation of claims for indemnity. Claims for the following must be documented on...

2009-01-01

325

44 CFR 11.74 - Claims not allowed.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...MANAGEMENT AGENCY, DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY GENERAL CLAIMS Personnel Claims...valuable or expensive articles, such as cameras, watches, jewelry, furs, or other...provided that reasonable protection or security measures have been taken, by the...

2013-10-01

326

21 CFR 101.70 - Petitions for health claims.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...associated with the health benefit that is provided...the support of the health claim, including copies of publications or other information...270 of the date of publication of the proposal...authorizes use of the health claim or...

2009-04-01

327

21 CFR 101.70 - Petitions for health claims.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...associated with the health benefit that is provided...the support of the health claim, including copies of publications or other information...270 of the date of publication of the proposal...authorizes use of the health claim or...

2010-04-01

328

37 CFR 360.15 - Separate claims required.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...FEES COLLECTED UNDER COMPULSORY LICENSE Satellite Claims § 360.15 Separate claims...for both cable compulsory license and satellite carrier compulsory license royalty...which purports to file for both cable and satellite carrier royalty fees will be...

2013-07-01

329

28 CFR 0.172 - Authority: Federal tort claims.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...Investigation, and the Director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives shall have authority under...of a particular claim, as a practical matter, will or may control or adversely influence the disposition of other claims...

2013-07-01

330

9 CFR 50.20 - Claims for payment.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

... COOPERATIVE CONTROL AND ERADICATION OF LIVESTOCK OR POULTRY DISEASES ANIMALS DESTROYED BECAUSE OF TUBERCULOSIS Dairy Cattle and Facilities in the El Paso, Texas, Region § 50.20 Claims for payment. Claims for payment, other...

2010-01-01

331

9 CFR 50.20 - Claims for payment.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

... COOPERATIVE CONTROL AND ERADICATION OF LIVESTOCK OR POULTRY DISEASES ANIMALS DESTROYED BECAUSE OF TUBERCULOSIS Dairy Cattle and Facilities in the El Paso, Texas, Region § 50.20 Claims for payment. Claims for payment, other...

2009-01-01

332

40 CFR 303.33 - Filing a claim.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...Washington, DC 20460. The claim envelope should also specify whether the information was submitted under a request for anonymity and whether such request is still in effect. All such externally identified claims shall be handled in accordance with...

2013-07-01

333

28 CFR 94.33 - Investigation and analysis of claims.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...2013-07-01 false Investigation and analysis of claims. 94.33 Section 94.33... DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE (CONTINUED) CRIME VICTIM SERVICES International Terrorism...Administration § 94.33 Investigation and analysis of claims. The Director...

2013-07-01

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28 CFR 94.33 - Investigation and analysis of claims.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...2009-07-01 false Investigation and analysis of claims. 94.33 Section 94.33... DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE (CONTINUED) CRIME VICTIM SERVICES International Terrorism...Administration § 94.33 Investigation and analysis of claims. The Director...

2009-07-01

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28 CFR 94.33 - Investigation and analysis of claims.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...2010-07-01 false Investigation and analysis of claims. 94.33 Section 94.33... DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE (CONTINUED) CRIME VICTIM SERVICES International Terrorism...Administration § 94.33 Investigation and analysis of claims. The Director...

2010-07-01

336

How to File a Claim for Your Benefits  

MedlinePLUS

How To File A Claim For Your Benefits What the Law Does The Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) ... folder outlines the steps you may take to file a claim and what to do if you ...

337

21 CFR 101.70 - Petitions for health claims.  

...2014-04-01 false Petitions for health claims. 101.70 Section 101.70...AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES (CONTINUED) FOOD...FOOD LABELING Specific Requirements for Health Claims 101.70 Petitions for...

2014-04-01

338

21 CFR 101.74 - Health claims: sodium and hypertension.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...per day, the FDA Daily Value for sodium. (c) Requirements. (1...claim associating diets low in sodium with reduced risk of high blood pressure may...claim states that diets low in sodium may or might reduce...

2014-04-01

339

48 CFR 18.123 - Assignment of claims.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...2013-10-01 false Assignment of claims. 18.123 Section 18.123 Federal Acquisition Regulations System FEDERAL ACQUISITION...ACQUISITIONS Available Acquisition Flexibilities 18.123 Assignment of claims. The use of the...

2013-10-01

340

9 CFR 50.20 - Claims for payment.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

...DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE COOPERATIVE CONTROL AND ERADICATION OF LIVESTOCK OR POULTRY DISEASES ANIMALS DESTROYED BECAUSE OF TUBERCULOSIS Dairy Cattle and Facilities in the El Paso, Texas, Region 50.20 Claims for payment. Claims for...

2012-01-01

341

9 CFR 50.20 - Claims for payment.  

...DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE COOPERATIVE CONTROL AND ERADICATION OF LIVESTOCK OR POULTRY DISEASES ANIMALS DESTROYED BECAUSE OF TUBERCULOSIS Dairy Cattle and Facilities in the El Paso, Texas, Region 50.20 Claims for payment. Claims for...

2014-01-01

342

9 CFR 50.20 - Claims for payment.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

...DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE COOPERATIVE CONTROL AND ERADICATION OF LIVESTOCK OR POULTRY DISEASES ANIMALS DESTROYED BECAUSE OF TUBERCULOSIS Dairy Cattle and Facilities in the El Paso, Texas, Region 50.20 Claims for payment. Claims for...

2011-01-01

343

14 CFR 440.17 - Reciprocal waiver of claims requirements.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

... 2010-01-01 false Reciprocal waiver of claims requirements...TRANSPORTATION LICENSING FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITY Financial Responsibility for Licensed and Permitted Activities § 440.17 Reciprocal waiver of claims...

2010-01-01

344

14 CFR 440.17 - Reciprocal waiver of claims requirements.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

... 2009-01-01 false Reciprocal waiver of claims requirements...TRANSPORTATION LICENSING FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITY Financial Responsibility for Licensed and Permitted Activities § 440.17 Reciprocal waiver of claims...

2009-01-01

345

Temporal and spatial variability in settlement of the sea urchin Paracentrotus lividus in the NW Mediterranean  

Microsoft Academic Search

Settlement into the benthic habitat may be an important process in regulating sea urchin abundance, which potentially modifies the structure of benthic communities. Strong settlement events may increase sea urchin abundance beyond a certain threshold, leading to the formation of coralline barrens (overgrazed communities with a dominance of encrusting coralline algae). To understand the role of settlement in regulating sea

B. Hereu; M. Zabala; C. Linares; E. Sala

2004-01-01

346

Applicability of the rectangular hyperbolic method to settlement predictions of sabkha soils  

Microsoft Academic Search

In this paper, the applicability of the hyperbolic method to predict settlements of sabkha formations was investigated. Conventional and long-term consolidation tests were conducted, and the fit of the experimental data to a rectangular hyperbolic relationship was examined. The validity of the hyperbolic form as a representation of the settlement-time response of sabkha soils was further ascertained by analysing settlement

Mosleh A. Al-Shamrani

2004-01-01

347

Dispersed Settlements in Medieval England. A case study of Pendock, Worcestershire  

Microsoft Academic Search

DISPERSED SETTLEMENTS in a woodland parish of sw. Worcestershire provide a detailed examplefrom which general lessons can be learned about the history ofsettlement. The case study explores such problems as the relationship between medieval settlements and their Romano British predecessors, the changing use of land in the medieval period, and the evolution of a distinctive type of dispersed settlement, the

CHRISTOPHER DYER

348

78 FR 38298 - Ross Stores, Inc. et al., Provisional Acceptance of a Settlement Agreement and Order  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...Docket No. 13-C0006] Ross Stores, Inc. et al., Provisional Acceptance of a Settlement...Settlement Agreement with Ross Stores, Inc. et al., containing a civil penalty of $3...No. 13-C0006, Ross Stores, Inc., et al. SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT In...

2013-06-26

349

Consolidation settlements caused by a shield tunnel for the Taipei Mass Rapid Transit System  

Microsoft Academic Search

This paper describes the use of elasto-plasti c finite element modelling to predict the ground surface settlements due to a shield driven tunnel. Settlement readings of a case study are used to be compared with the numerical results. The predictions are mainly concerned with the consolidation settlement. The modified Cam-clay model, coupled with pore water pressure estimated using Biot's equation,

JERRY JWO-RAN CHEN; TAI-YUAN HO; FU-SHENG CHEN; CHI-SHENG CHAO

1995-01-01

350

Technology diffusion within central banking: the case of real-time gross settlement  

Microsoft Academic Search

We examine the diffusion of real-time gross settlement (RTGS) technology across all 174 central banks. RTGS reduces settlement risk and facilitates financial innovation in the settlement of foreign exchange trades. In 1985, only three central banks had implemented RTGS systems, and by year-end 2005, that number had increased to ninety. We find that the RTGS diffusion process is consistent with

Morten L. Bech; Bart Hobijn

2006-01-01

351

34 CFR 86.406 - What must the ALJ do if the parties enter settlement negotiations?  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...false What must the ALJ do if the parties enter settlement negotiations? 86.406 ...406 What must the ALJ do if the parties enter settlement negotiations? (a...negotiations to the ALJ. If the parties enter into a settlement agreement and file...

2013-07-01

352

The Research of the Settlement Model in Construction Contract Price Based on the Time Value  

Microsoft Academic Search

This paper establishes a model of equivalent price settlement (time-dependent) in engineering construction contracts brought by the principle of time value of capital and completes a sensitivity analysis to the value realization of the contract price from three aspects of the changes in rate of return on investments, settlement frequency and cascade reduced settlement of the project. The calculating analysis

Jianguo Xiang; Huigang Yu

2008-01-01

353

Research on the Interior Control of the Final Settlement from the Owner's Aspect  

Microsoft Academic Search

With the promotion of the bill of quantity in china, the payment system which is based on the bill of quantity has raised even stricter requirement for the final settlement. Towards all the issues exposed in the final settlement process, the owner needs to find an efficient way to control the final settlement urgently. Interior control is a method which

Yin Yilin; Guo Kaiyin

2010-01-01

354

49 CFR 511.63 - Criteria for settlement.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...That the violation of the average fuel economy standard resulted, as shown by the person seeking settlement, from an act of God, a strike, or fire, or (c) That modification of a civil penalty assessed under this part is necessary to prevent...

2013-10-01

355

Early settlement forest structure in Black Hills ponderosa pine forests  

Microsoft Academic Search

An ecological and management paradigm in ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa) forests is that historically recurrent surface fires maintained open forest stands dominated by large, old trees. Land use that accompanied Euro-American settlement in the late 1800s included timber harvest and fire cessation that resulted in loss of larger trees and increased tree density. Here we reconstruct basal areas, densities, ages,

Peter M. Brown; Blaine Cook

2006-01-01

356

25 CFR 214.16 - Settlement of damages.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

...DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR ENERGY AND MINERALS LEASING OF OSAGE RESERVATION LANDS, OKLAHOMA, FOR MINING, EXCEPT OIL AND GAS § 214.16 Settlement of damages. Any person, other than a lessee or an allottee or the heirs of a deceased...

2011-04-01

357

Transhumance economy, setting and settlement in Highland Perthshire  

Microsoft Academic Search

First Edition six inch to the mile Ordnance Survey maps are used to examine the economy, sites and sizes of transhumance settlements in Highland Perthshire. It is suggested that these characteristics may have influenced the use of several Gaelic transhumance words in Perthshire, and the links between landscape, economy and placenames are explored

Albert Bil

1989-01-01

358

The Bronson Settlement Review: Year Eight 1991-92.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The Cincinnati (Ohio) Public School System was evaluated for the eighth year on progress on ongoing issues resulting from the Bronson Settlement, a court ordered equal education program. This year's evaluation focused on staff racial balance, the Coalition of Innovative Schools, student discipline, and continuation of Bronson initiatives. The

Evans, Robert W.; Nieman, Ronald H.

359

The Bronson Settlement Review: Year Five, 1988-89.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

A review of the fifth year of the Bronson Settlement Agreement indicates that the Cincinnati (Ohio) Public Schools (CPS) have addressed most issues of racial isolation and bias raised by previous evaluations but no action appears to have been taken to improve the Low Achieving Schools (LAS) Program. The following areas are examined: (1) the

Evans, Robert W.; Nieman, Ronald W.

360

Soils of Some Norse Settlements in Southwestern Greenland  

Microsoft Academic Search

Soils of some former Norse settlements in southwestern Greenland were investigated and found to have well- developed, brightly coloured soil profiles in spite of the high latitude. The soils are generally acidic, sandy, strongly organic and high in exchange cations. Iron extraction data suggest a moderate degree of pedologic activity. The presence of smectite and interstratified hydroxy-aluminum vermiculite is likely

G. K. RUTHERFORD

361

Littorina littorea: An Indicator of Norse Settlement in North America?  

Microsoft Academic Search

It is suggested that the originally European species Littorina littorea was introduced to North America by Norse settlers about A.D. 1000. Its subfossil distribution might be used in tracing the extent of Norse travel in this region. Recent archeological finds match very well with the historical records of the Norse exploration and settlements. This activity seems to have been concentrated

Nils Spjeldnaes; Kari E. Henningsmoen

1963-01-01

362

Wyoming's Early Settlement and Ethnic Groups, Unit IV.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This unit on Wyoming's early settlement and ethnic groups provides concepts, activities, stories, charts, and graphs for elementary school students. Concepts include the attraction Wyoming held for trappers; the major social, economic, and religious event called "The Rendezvous"; the different ethnic and religious groups that presently inhabit

Robinson, Terry

363

Turbulent shear spurs settlement in larval sea urchins  

PubMed Central

Marine invertebrates commonly produce larvae that disperse in ocean waters before settling into adult shoreline habitat. Chemical and other seafloor-associated cues often facilitate this latter transition. However, the range of effectiveness of such cues is limited to small spatial scales, creating challenges for larvae in finding suitable sites at which to settle, especially given that they may be carried many kilometers by currents during their planktonic phase. One possible solution is for larvae to use additional, broader-scale environmental signposts to first narrow their search to the general vicinity of a candidate settlement location. Here we demonstrate strong effects of just such a habitat-scale cue, one with the potential to signal larvae that they have arrived in appropriate coastal areas. Larvae of the purple sea urchin (Strongylocentrotus purpuratus) exhibit dramatic enhancement in settlement following stimulation by turbulent shear typical of wave-swept shores where adults of this species live. This response manifests in an unprecedented fashion relative to previously identified cues. Turbulent shear does not boost settlement by itself. Instead, it drives a marked developmental acceleration that causes precompetent larvae refractory to chemical settlement inducers to immediately become competent and thereby reactive to such inducers. These findings reveal an unrecognized ability of larval invertebrates to shift the trajectory of a major life history event in response to fluid-dynamic attributes of a target environment. Such an ability may improve performance and survival in marine organisms by encouraging completion of their life cycle in advantageous locations.

Gaylord, Brian; Hodin, Jason; Ferner, Matthew C.

2013-01-01

364

Critical Reflections: Interpretation and Analysis of Japanese Women's Settlement Experiences  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

In this paper, I discuss how I came to call into question the way in which I interpreted interview data in my dissertation, which investigated the migration and settlement experience of Japanese women who are married to Australian men and reside in Australia. Through critical reflections, I realized the way in which the positionality of

Takeda, Atsushi

2012-01-01

365

Larval development and settlement of a whale barnacle.  

PubMed

Larval development and settlement of whale barnacles have not previously been described, unlike intertidal barnacles. Indeed, the mechanisms of the association between barnacles and whales have not been studied. Here we describe the larval development and settlement of the whale barnacle, Coronula diadema, and possible involvement of a cue from the host in inducing larval settlement. Eight-cell stage embryos were collected from C. diadema on a stranded humpback whale, incubated in filtered seawater for 7 days, and nauplius larvae hatched out. When fed with Chaetoceros gracilis, the nauplii developed to stage VI, and finally metamorphosed to the cypris stage. The larval development looked similar to that of intertidal barnacles with planktotrophic larval stages. The cyprids did not settle in normal seawater, but did settle in polystyrene Petri dishes when incubated in seawater with a small piece of skin tissue from the host whale. This strongly suggests the involvement of a chemical cue from the host whale tissue to induce larval settlement. PMID:17148335

Nogata, Yasuyuki; Matsumura, Kiyotaka

2006-03-22

366

Interaction, Language Learning and Social Inclusion in Early Settlement  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

While first language social networks offer immigrants practical and emotional support in the early period of their settlement in a new country, the development of social networks through English is crucial at this time not only for the acquisition of the linguistic and social capital vital to their long-term advancement, but also for the

Yates, Lynda

2011-01-01

367

Principal component analysis based classification of settlements in satellite images  

Microsoft Academic Search

The objective of this research is to use satellite images for the classification and identification of settlements. Satellite images are used in this research. A wide area is covered in a single satellite image and it contains enormous information therefore satellite images can be used for many useful purposes, like classification of objects and land cover classes, change detection and

Abida Najab; Irshad Khan; Farooq Ahmad

2009-01-01

368

Volatile Investments and Unruly Youth in a West Bank Settlement  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Building on fieldwork conducted in the West Bank settlement Beit-El, this article analyses the generational divide between first- and second-generation settlers in terms of their values and practices, against the backdrop of the new realities created by economic restructuring in Israel. It argues that the investments that settler parents made in

Weiss, Hadas

2010-01-01

369

Vermont Technical Education Commission Report.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

A 1968 New England Regional Commission grant to the Vermont Department of Administration financed a feasibility study for a technical college at the postsecondary level. The commission undertook two specific studies: an examination of ultimate career destinations of Vermont secondary students and a survey of Vermont industry to determine immediate

Vermont State Technical Education Commission, Montpelier.

370

37 CFR 7.12 - Claim of color.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

... 2013-07-01 2013-07-01 false Claim of color. 7.12 Section 7.12 Patents, Trademarks...Originating From the United States § 7.12 Claim of color. (a) If color is claimed as a feature of the mark in the...

2013-07-01

371

16 CFR 260.15 - Renewable energy claims.  

...2014-01-01 2014-01-01 false Renewable energy claims. 260.15 Section...MARKETING CLAIMS 260.15 Renewable energy claims. (a) It is deceptive...product or package is made with renewable energy or that a service uses...

2014-01-01

372

24 CFR 207.258 - Insurance claim requirements.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...period by written notice that a partial payment of insurance claim...Commissioner's consideration of a partial payment of claim, or the Commissioner's...request that a mortgagee accept partial payment of a claim in accordance...which may have attached or defects which may have arisen...

2013-04-01

373

43 CFR 3741.1 - Validation of certain mining claims.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...Interior 2 2013-10-01 2013-10-01 false Validation of certain mining claims. 3741.1 Section 3741.1...DEVELOPMENT Claims, Locations and Patents § 3741.1 Validation of certain mining claims. The Act in section 1(a)...

2013-10-01

374

32 CFR 536.29 - Revision of filed claims.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...and acknowledged in accordance with § 536.27. (b) New claim. A new claim is filed whenever the writing alleges a new theory of liability, a new tortfeasor, a new party claimant, a different date or location for the claims incident, or...

2013-07-01

375

77 FR 44155 - Administration of Mining Claims and Sites  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...1A] RIN 1004-AE27 Administration of Mining Claims and Sites AGENCY: Bureau of Land...locating, recording, and maintaining mining claims or sites. In this rule, the BLM...fee is calculated for unpatented placer mining claims. The law specifies that the...

2012-07-27

376

44 CFR 295.5 - Overview of the claims process.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...brief explanation of the claims process for claims other than subrogation...that follow and explain the claims process in greater detail. In order...is available. (b) The first step in the process is to file a Notice of Loss...

2013-10-01

377

Claiming Europe: Native American Literary Responses to the Old World  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

In Osage writer Carter Revard's short story, "Report to the Nation: Claiming Europe," the narrator claims much of England, France, Spain, Italy, and Greece for the Osage Nation. After asserting his claim, the narrator questions whether or not the French actually understood that their country therefore belonged to the Osage Nation. When he talks of

Schweninger, Lee

2003-01-01

378

37 CFR 360.3 - Form and content of claims.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...during the month of July for claims filed online in accordance with § 360.4(a)(1...address must be provided on claims submitted online through the Copyright Royalty Board Web...copyright owner, except for claims filed online through the Copyright Royalty Board...

2013-07-01

379

42 CFR 424.44 - Time limits for filing claims.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

... 3 2013-10-01 2013-10-01 false Time limits for filing claims. 424.44 Section...MEDICARE PAYMENT Claims for Payment § 424.44 Time limits for filing claims. (a) Time limits. (1) Except as provided in...

2013-10-01

380

32 CFR 516.35 - Preparation of claims for litigation.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...part) that demonstrates a factual basis for the claim and a theory of recovery under applicable state law. (See Fed. R. Civ...referring the claim for litigation should briefly summarize the facts giving rise to the claim and the collection actions...

2013-07-01

381

45 CFR 505.1 - Persons eligible to file claims.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...PAYMENT OF CLAIMS UNDER TITLE I OF THE WAR CLAIMS ACT OF 1948, AS AMENDED...sections 5(i) and 6(f) of the War Claims Act of 1948, as amended...United States held as prisoners of war during the Vietnam conflict or their eligible...

2013-10-01

382

40 CFR 14.12 - Principal types of unallowable claims.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...types of unallowable claims. 14.12 Section 14.12 Protection of Environment ENVIRONMENTAL...EMPLOYEE PERSONAL PROPERTY CLAIMS § 14.12 Principal types of unallowable claims...the employee or his/her agent; (k) Property used for personal...

2013-07-01

383

National Commission on Entrepreneurship  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

The National Commission on Entrepreneurship (NCOE) was created in order to study and support entrepreneurship. NCOE's main mission is to "educate policymakers about the key barriers constraining entrepreneurs and recommend new public policies to protect and stimulate the creation and growth of an entrepreneurial economy and culture." The front page of this well designed site includes three sections which highlight the role of entrepreneurs in US society and the ways in which policy can support entrepreneurship. Along with several research papers, which may be downloaded (in .pdf format) for free the site also contains a thorough bibliography and a short collection of links, complete with pithy annotations. The Policy-Makers' Toolkit is an excellent resource and includes biographies of entrepreneurs, Fast Facts, a collection of entrepreneurial trivia, and a collection of short descriptions about future NCOE research projects. Two more sections, "About My Region" and "Speeches You Can Use," will be added shortly. Interested users will want to subscribe to the NCOE newsletter.

384

International Electrotechnical Commission  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

The International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) is "the leading global organization that prepares and publishes international standards for all electrical, electronic and related technologies." Electrotechnologies include electronics, magnetics and electromagnetics, electroacoustics, multimedia, telecommunication, and energy production and distribution. The standards are developed so that "a component or system manufactured to IEC standards and manufactured in country A can be sold and used in countries B through to Z." The website provides a brief introduction to the IEC conformity assessment schemes (used to assure customers of product quality) and highlights other resources. For example, a selection from the International Electrotechnical Vocabulary (IEV), which is available for purchase in print as a series or as a CD-ROM, is posted here. Access to the database on Graphical Symbols for Use on Equipment as well as the database containing graphical symbols for use in electrotechnical diagrams requires a paid subscription. Many features of the website seem to be posted specifically for members of IEC Technical Committees and Subcommittees members of IEC Technical Committees and Subcommittees, however, visitors may view a list of IEC patent declarations or browse the posted requests for approval, meeting documents, and IEC reports. Also of interest are the Zones, which address issues such as approaches to color management, electromagnetic compatibility, achieving functional safety, and alternative energies. An overview of the International System of Units, or SI, is also available.

385

National Knowledge Commission  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

India's National Knowledge Commission (NKC) established by the prime minister is focused on building institutions and infrastructure in Education, Science and Technology, Innovation etc. to meet the challenges of the knowledge economy in the 21st century and increase India's competitive advantage in the global market. India today stands poised to reap the benefits of a rapidly growing economy and a major demographic advantage, with 550 million young people below the age of 25 years, the largest in the world. The NKC is focused on five critical areas of knowledge related to access, concepts, creation, applications and services. This includes a variety of subject areas such as language, translations, libraries, networks, portals, affirmative action, distance learning, intellectual property, Entrepreneurship, application in Agriculture, health, small and medium scale industries, e-governance etc. One of the keys to this effort is to build a national broadband gigabit of networks of 500 nodes to connect universities, Libraries, Laboratories, Hospitals, Agriculture institutions etc. to share resources and collaborate on multidisciplinary activities. This presentation will introduce the NKC, discuss methodology, subject areas, specific recommendation and outline a plan to build knowledge networks and specifics on network architecture, applications, and utilities.

Pitroda, Sam

2007-04-01

386

20 CFR 10.737 - How is a LEO claim filed, and who can file a LEO claim?  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...LEO claim filed, and who can file a LEO claim? 10.737 Section 10.737 Employees' Benefits OFFICE OF WORKERS' COMPENSATION...Provisions Non-Federal Law Enforcement Officers § 10.737 How is a LEO claim filed, and who can file a LEO...

2013-04-01

387

Scientific substantiation of health claims in the EU.  

PubMed

EU legislation on nutrition and health claims made on foods (Regulation (EC) No. 1924/2006) specifies that health claims should be only authorised for use in the Community after a scientific assessment of the highest possible standard is carried out by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA). This paper focuses on the scientific substantiation of health claims within the context of the EU Regulation. The evaluation of the substantiation of health claims is carried out by the EFSA Scientific Panel on Dietetic Products, Nutrition and Allergies (NDA). The EFSA has published extensive guidance to assist applicants in the preparation of applications for authorisations of health claims. This guidance summarises the general principles applied by the NDA Panel in the evaluation of health claims, including the scientific criteria for substantiation, as well as the scientific requirements for the substantiation of specific health claims. To date, the EFSA NDA Panel has concluded that a wide range of health claims has been substantiated. These include claims for many well-established functions of nutrients, as well as beneficial effects of foods and food constituents on a range of body functions. In addition, claims have been substantiated on the role of nutrients in growth and development of children and on the effects of nutrients and food constituents on reduction of risk factors for disease. EFSA evaluations and guidance have made an important contribution to the understanding of the scientific substantiation of health claims which will help to set new directions for research and will guide future innovation. PMID:21933455

Flynn, Albert

2012-02-01

388

Consumer understanding and use of health claims for foods.  

PubMed

Health claims for foods are permitted in an increasing number of countries, but there are very few studies evaluating their effect on purchase behavior and consumer health. There are significant differences between countries but, in general, consumers see health claims as useful; they prefer short, succinct wording rather than long and complex claims; and they believe that claims should be approved by the government. Consumers view a food as healthier if it carries a health claim and this "halo" effect may discourage them from seeking further nutrition information. Consumers do not clearly distinguish between nutrient content, structure-function, and health claims. There is some evidence that the use of health claims improves the quality of dietary choices and knowledge of diet-disease relationships. PMID:16121480

Williams, Peter

2005-07-01

389

Commission 41: History of Astronomy  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Commission 41 of the International Astronomical Union deals with all aspects of astronomical history and heritage from ancient sky knowledge to developments in modern astronomy that have occurred within living memory. It encourages and supports research in the history of astronomy and related fields such as archaeoastronomy and is also concerned with the identification, documentation and preservation of vital aspects of our astronomical heritage such as sites, artifacts, instruments and archives. Commission 41 is one of the largest Commissions in the Union, and is a member of Division XII on Union-Wide Activities.

Il-Seong, Nha; Ruggles, Clive L. N.; Gurshtein, Alexander A.; Kochhar, Rajesh K.; DeVorkin, David H.; de Jong, Teije; Nakamura, Tsuko; Orchiston, Wayne; Videira, Antonio A. P.; Warner, Brian

390

Commission 31: Time  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

The most intensely discussed and controversial issue in time keeping has been the proposal before the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) to redefine Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) so as to replace leap seconds by leap hours. Should this proposal be adopted, the practice of inserting leap seconds would cease after a specific date. Should the Earth's rotation continue to de-accelerate at its historical rate, the next discontinuity in UTC would be an hour inserted several centuries from now. Advocates of this proposal cite the need to synchronize satellite and other systems, such as GPS, Galileo, and GLONASS, which did not exist and were not envisioned when the current system was adopted. They note that leap second insertions can be and have been incorrectly implemented or accounted for. Such errors have to date had localized impact, but they could cause serious mishaps involving loss of life. For example, some GPS receivers have been known to fail simply because there was no leap second after a long enough interval, other GPS receivers failed because the leap second information was broadcast more than three months in advance, and some commercial software used for internet time-transfer Network Time Protocol (NTP) could either discard all data received after a leap second or interpret it as a frequency change. The ambiguity associated with the extra second could also disrupt financial accounting and certain forms of encryption. Those opposed to the proposal question the need for a change, and also point out the costs of adjusting to the proposed change and its inconvenience to amateur astronomers and others who rely upon astronomical calculations published in advance. Reports have been circulated that the cost of checking and correcting software to accommodate the new definition of UTC would be many millions of dollars for some systems. In October 2005 American Astronomical Society asked the ITU for a year's time to study the issue. This commission has supported the efforts of the IAU' s Committee on the Leap Second to make an informed recommendation, and anticipates considerable discussion at the IAU's 26th General Assembly in 2006.

Matsakis, Demetrios; Defraigne, Pascale; Hosokawa, M.; Leschiutta, S.; Petit, G.; Zhai, Z.-C.

2007-03-01

391

Eclipse: does it live up to its health claims?  

PubMed Central

Data sources: A company product website (www.eclipse.rjrt.com) summarising scientific studies of various versions of Eclipse, and the published review of these studies by an expert panel convened by RJR, an independent study comparing the smoke yields of major carcinogens from Eclipse and two low yield "ultralight" brands (Now and Carlton), and an analysis of the levels of these compounds in Eclipse and Premier (its predecessor) over time. Analysis: The overall doses and effects of toxins in the aerosol from Eclipse are smaller than those from most conventional cigarettes on a per mg basis. However, two tests that compared Eclipse on a per cigarette basis revealed that Eclipse was as or more toxic than an ultralight cigarette. Studies show that consumers smoke Eclipse (like they do cigarettes) at puff volumes and puff frequencies far higher than those used for the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) test. RJR's test results, which are based on aerosols generated under FTC conditions, may not reflect actual human dosing, since the operating temperature of Eclipse is highly dependent on these puffing parameters. Even under FTC/International Organization for Standardization (ISO) standard measures, Eclipse smoke carcinogen yields were higher than Now, but similar to Carlton. The yields of carcinogens from Premier and different versions of Eclipse have increased over time. Furthermore, the human studies reviewed by the RJR expert panel do not offer compelling evidence of reduced harm, as they have not been conducted in smokers who have adopted Eclipse. Conclusion: There is as yet unsatisfactory evidence that Eclipse is less harmful than conventional cigarettes. Eclipse appears to be at least as toxic as some commercially available cigarette brands. Consumers may be misled by RJR's health claims into believing that Eclipse is a safer alternative to conventional cigarettes, underscoring the need for regulatory intervention.

Slade, J; Connolly, G; Lymperis, D

2002-01-01

392

29 CFR 2704.308 - Commission review.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

... 2013-07-01 false Commission review. 2704.308 Section 2704.308 ...Continued) FEDERAL MINE SAFETY AND HEALTH REVIEW COMMISSION IMPLEMENTATION OF THE EQUAL...Applications § 2704.308 Commission review. (a) Either the applicant or...

2013-07-01

393

29 CFR 2204.309 - Commission review.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

... 2013-07-01 false Commission review. 2204.309 Section 2204.309 ...Continued) OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH REVIEW COMMISSION IMPLEMENTATION OF THE EQUAL...BEFORE THE OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH REVIEW COMMISSION Procedures for...

2013-07-01

394

76 FR 4369 - Special Law Enforcement Commissions  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...Bureau of Indian Affairs Special Law Enforcement Commissions AGENCY: Bureau of...publication of the Interim Special Law Enforcement Commission Policy, Rules and Procedures, the Interim Special Law Enforcement Commission Protocols and...

2011-01-25

395

76 FR 63325 - National Indian Gaming Commission  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Indian Gaming Commission AGENCY: National Indian Gaming Commission. ACTION: Notice of no action...On November 18, 2010, the National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC) issued a Notice of...

2011-10-12

396

78 FR 12412 - Commission Meeting  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...meeting on March 21, 2013, in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Details concerning...Street (at Commonwealth Avenue), Harrisburg, PA 17120. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION...Commission, 1721 North Front Street, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17102-...

2013-02-22

397

78 FR 32295 - Commission Meeting  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...meeting on June 20, 2013, in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Details concerning...Street (at Commonwealth Avenue), Harrisburg, PA. 17120. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION...Commission, 1721 North Front Street, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania...

2013-05-29

398

Allied Services Commission: Final Report.  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

The improvement of the human service delivery system in Contra Costa County, Calif., is discussed. The Contra Costa County Allied Services Commission was formally organized in 1973 to provide a viable mechanism for improving the delivery of services to co...

1976-01-01

399

Nuclear Regulatory Commission Issuances, 1978.  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

The series of monthly reports available by annual subscription presents the decisions and opinions of the Commission, the Atomic Safety and Licensing Appeal Boards, the Atomic Safety and Licensing Boards, and the Administrative Law Judge.

1978-01-01

400

Commission 54: Optical & Infrared Interferometry  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Commission 54 held its business meeting on 11 August 2009 at Botequim at Rua Visconde de Caravelas 184/186, Humait, Botafogo, Rio de Janeiro. Individual members in attendance reported on activities of relevance to C54.

Ridgway, Stephen; van Belle, Gerard; Perrin, Guy; Duvert, Gilles; Genzel, Reinhard; Haniff, Christopher; Hummel, Christian; Lawson, Peter; Tuthill, Peter; Vakili, Farrokh

2010-05-01

401

78 FR 52601 - Commission Meeting  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...Conduct, which are posted on the Commission's Web site, www.srbc.net. As identified in the public hearing notice referenced...17110-1788, or submitted electronically through http://www.srbc.net/pubinfo/publicparticipation.htm. Any such...

2013-08-23

402

36 CFR Appendix A to Part 1275 - Settlement Agreement  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...Stanley I. Kutler and Public Citizen v. John W. Carlin, Archivist of the United States, and William E. Griffin and John H. Taylor, Co-executors of Richard...defendant/cross-claim defendant John W. Carlin, in his official...

2013-07-01

403

40 CFR 305.25 - Informal settlement; voluntary agreement.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...Environment ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (CONTINUED) SUPERFUND, EMERGENCY PLANNING, AND COMMUNITY RIGHT-TO-KNOW PROGRAMS...ADMINISTRATIVE HEARING PROCEDURES FOR CLAIMS AGAINST THE SUPERFUND Prehearing Procedures § 305.25 Informal...

2013-07-01

404

Commission 16: Physical Study of Planets & Satellites  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

The Business Meeting of IAU Commission 16 was held at the General Assembly in Rio de Janeiro on August 13, 2009. The meeting was called to order at 9:15am by Commission President, Rgis Courtin, with 12 members present. Commission 16 now has 312 members, up from 271 at the last General Assembly. It is now the third largest Commission in Division III, after Commission 15 and Commission 51.

McGrath, Melissa A.; Lemmon, Mark T.; Courtin, Regis; Lara, Luisa M.; Kim, Sang Joon; Ksanfomality, Leonid V.; Morrison, David; Tejfel, Viktor G.; Yanamandra-Fisher, Padma A.

2010-05-01

405

Modelling Discharge Rates and Ground Settlement Induced by Tunnel Excavation  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Interception of aquifers by tunnel excavation results in water inflow and leads to drawdown of the water table which may induce ground settlement. In this work, analytical and numerical models are presented which specifically address these groundwater related processes in tunnel excavation. These developed models are compared and their performance as predictive tools is evaluated. Firstly, the water inflow in deep tunnels is treated. It is shown that introducing a reduction factor accounting for the effect of effective stress on hydrodynamic parameters avoids overestimation. This effect can be considered in numerical models using effective stress-dependent parameters. Then, quantification of ground settlement is addressed by a transient analytical solution. These solutions are then successfully applied to the data obtained during the excavation of the La Praz exploratory tunnel in the Western Alps (France), validating their usefulness as predictive tools.

Preisig, G.; Dematteis, A.; Torri, R.; Monin, N.; Milnes, E.; Perrochet, P.

2014-05-01

406

Creating a computerized database from administrative claims data.  

PubMed

The creation of a computerized database from Medicaid administrative claims data for research purposes is described. Researchers should consult with computer experts at their institution before selecting software for data manipulation and conversion. It is essential to have an accurate layout of the file record before attempting to convert raw claims data into data sets or other data formats. The location of data elements within the claim will vary depending on whether the record comes from a provider, an institution, or a pharmacy. Each claim contains a common header, a variable header, and a claim detail section. The difficulty in analyzing data elements within a claim detail lies in locating the starting point of the claim detail section. So that data elements not in character or numeric formats can be converted, the file record layout must describe the exact format of each data element and its COBOL notation. A data element dictionary is necessary for translating data element coding into usable data. Data elements not necessary for any planned analysis must be eliminated. The data are then "cleaned" to remove any denied or reversed claims and claims that contain incomplete or erroneous data. Regardless of the format data are obtained in, an accurate file record layout and a data element dictionary are essential to the conversion of administrative claims data into a computerized database for data analysis and research purposes. PMID:10683130

Piecoro, L T; Wang, L S; Dixon, W S; Crovo, R J

1999-07-01

407

European consumers and health claims: attitudes, understanding and purchasing behaviour.  

PubMed

Health claims on food products are often used as a means to highlight scientifically proven health benefits associated with consuming those foods. But do consumers understand and trust health claims? This paper provides an overview of recent research on consumers and health claims including attitudes, understanding and purchasing behaviour. A majority of studies investigated selective product-claim combinations, with ambiguous findings apart from consumers' self-reported generic interest in health claims. There are clear indications that consumer responses differ substantially according to the nature of carrier product, the type of health claim, functional ingredient used or a combination of these components. Health claims tend to be perceived more positively when linked to a product with an overall positive health image, whereas some studies demonstrate higher perceived credibility of products with general health claims (e.g. omega-3 and brain development) compared to disease risk reduction claims (e.g. bioactive peptides to reduce risk of heart disease), others report the opposite. Inconsistent evidence also exists on the correlation between having a positive attitude towards products with health claims and purchase intentions. Familiarity with the functional ingredient and/or its claimed health effect seems to result in a more favourable evaluation. Better nutritional knowledge, however, does not automatically lead to a positive attitude towards products carrying health messages. Legislation in the European Union requires that the claim is understood by the average consumer. As most studies on consumers' understanding of health claims are based on subjective understanding, this remains an area for more investigation. PMID:22385589

Wills, Josephine M; Storcksdieck genannt Bonsmann, Stefan; Kolka, Magdalena; Grunert, Klaus G

2012-05-01

408

The Recording Industry and Napster, Inc. May Reach a Settlement  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

A federal judge's order, made public Wednesday, January 30, 2002, puts the recording industry's copyright infringement suit against Internet song-downloading service Napster, Inc. on hold until February 17, 2002. The case was put on hold for a month after both sides submitted requests to seek a possible settlement. Capitol Records, Inc. and Virgin Records America were the only two recording labels who did not join the request.

Green, Marcia.

2002-01-01

409

Littorina littorea: An Indicator of Norse Settlement in North America?  

PubMed

It is suggested that the originally European species Littorina littorea was introduced to North Ameriea by Norse settlers about A.D. 1000. Its subfossil distribution might be used in tracing the extent of Norse travel in this region. Recent archeological finds match very well with the historical records of the Norse exploration and settlements. This activity seems to have been concentrated in Nova Scotia and Newfoundland. PMID:17841569

Spjeldnaes, N; Henningsmoen, K E

1963-07-19

410

Are Claims of Global Warming Being Suppressed?  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Over the last few years, I have heard many rumors that climate science relevant to the global warming discussion is being suppressed by the Bush Administration. One cannot do much about third-hand information. However, on 29 January, the New York Times published a front page article on NASA efforts to suppress statements about global warming by James Hansen, director of the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies. A claim by one government scientist, though, no matter how distinguished, still requires examples from other scientists before a general conclusion can be drawn about the overall scope of the problem. But if the charges are more widespread, then some government scientists might be reluctant to make such claims, because they might feel that their positions were jeopardized. Therefore, an alternate way may be needed to determine the scope of the issue, while still safeguarding government workers from possible retaliation. -On 30 January, Rep. Sherwood Boehlert (R-N.Y.), chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Science, wrote a letter to NASA Administrator Michael Griffin addressing many of the concerns Crowley has raised. Boehlert wrote,``It ought to go without saying that government scientists must be free to describe their scientific conclusions and the implications of those conclusions to their fellow scientists, policymakers and the general public.'' He continued,``Good science cannot long persist in an atmosphere of intimidation. Political figures ought to be reviewing their public statements to make sure they are consistent with the best available science; scientists should not be reviewing their statements to make sure they are consistent with the current political orthodoxy.'' I commend Rep. Boehlert for his quick and clear statement of the importance of unfettered communication of science. -FRED SPILHAUS, Editor

Crowley, Thomas J.

2006-02-01

411

Environment, agriculture, and settlement patterns in a marginal Polynesian landscape  

USGS Publications Warehouse

Beginning ca. A.D. 1400, Polynesian farmers established permanent settlements along the arid southern flank of Haleakala Volcano, Maui, Hawaiian Islands; peak population density (43-57 persons per km2) was achieved by A.D. 1700-1800, and it was followed by the devastating effects of European contact. This settlement, based on dryland agriculture with sweet potato as a main crop, is represented by >3,000 archaeological features investigated to date. Geological and environmental factors are the most important influence on Polynesian farming and settlement practices in an agriculturally marginal landscape. Interactions between lava flows, whose ages range from 3,000 to 226,000 years, and differences in rainfall create an environmental mosaic that constrained precontact Polynesian farming practices to a zone defined by aridity at low elevation and depleted soil nutrients at high elevation. Within this productive zone, however, large-scale agriculture was concentrated on older, tephra-blanketed lava flows; younger flows were reserved for residential sites, small ritual gardens, and agricultural temples.

Kirch, P. V.; Hartshorn, A. S.; Chadwick, O. A.; Vitousek, P. M.; Sherrod, D. R.; Coil, J.; Holm, L.; Sharp, W. D.

2004-01-01

412

38 CFR 14.600 - Federal Tort Claims Act-general.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...general. (a) Federal Tort Claims Actoverview. The Federal Tort Claims Act (28 U...liable in accordance with the law of the place where the act or...claims asserted under the Federal Tort Claims Act, including such...

2009-07-01

413

38 CFR 14.600 - Federal Tort Claims Act-general.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...general. (a) Federal Tort Claims Actoverview. The Federal Tort Claims Act (28 U...liable in accordance with the law of the place where the act or...claims asserted under the Federal Tort Claims Act, including such...

2010-07-01

414

32 CFR 536.60 - Splitting property damage and personal injury claims.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...2013-07-01 false Splitting property damage and personal injury claims. 536...Claims § 536.60 Splitting property damage and personal injury claims. Normally, a claim will include all damages that accrue by reason of the...

2013-07-01

415

32 CFR 751.2 - Claims against the United States: In general.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...force and effect to this section. (c) Preemption. The provisions of this section and the Personnel Claims Act are preemptive of other claims regulations. Claims not allowable under the Personnel Claims Act may, however, be allowable under...

2013-07-01

416

Guidelines for treatment of malpractice claims reduces diversity.  

PubMed

Various accounting practices are used for the treatment of medical malpractice claims, related malpractice insurance, and trust funds. To decrease the diversity of accounting practices in these areas and provide more specific guidance to healthcare providers, the AICPA has issued several proposed guidelines concerning accounting treatment of asserted and unasserted medical malpractice claims, providers' claims-made insurance policies, retrospectively rated insurance premiums, captive insurance companies, and trust funds. PMID:10272684

Holley, C L

1985-09-01

417

A nationwide analysis of successful litigation claims in neurological practice  

PubMed Central

Objectives Neurological practice has previously been highlighted as a high-risk speciality with regard to malpractice claims. We set out to study the nature of these claims in order to inform physicians about hazardous areas within their speciality and potentially alter clinical practice. Design Nationwide retrospective analysis of successful neurology and neurosurgery claims over a 17-year period. Setting We studied all successful claims occurring between 1995 and 2012 using the NHS Litigation Authority database, which collects data on claims made against clinicians practising in England and Wales. Participants Four hundred and twenty-three successful claims were identified during the study period. Main outcome measures The errors involved, the patient groups affected, the resulting mortality and the litigation payments. Results 63.1% of claims were due to negligence in neurosurgical care, whilst 36.9% were due to negligence in neurological care. Litigation payments were significantly higher in neurosurgery compared to neurology cases. Diagnostic error was the most common cause of litigation. The disease categories with the highest numbers of successful litigation claims were spinal pathology, cerebrovascular disease including subarachnoid haemorrhage, intracranial tumours, hydrocephalus and neuropathy/neuromuscular disease. Conclusions This is the first study of successful litigation claims against the NHS for negligent neurological or neurosurgical care and provides data to help reduce risk and improve patient safety.

Coysh, Thomas; Breen, David P

2014-01-01

418

23 CFR 140.503 - Definition.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...Settlement Costs-Contract Claims ...Definition. Administrative settlement...settlement of contract claims...boards of arbitration, appeals...determinations of contract claims, but not including administrative or...

2009-04-01

419

23 CFR 140.503 - Definition.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...Settlement Costs-Contract Claims ...Definition. Administrative settlement...settlement of contract claims...boards of arbitration, appeals...determinations of contract claims, but not including administrative or...

2010-04-01

420

Commission 37: Star Clusters and Associations  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

The Commission business meeting was held on 17 August 2006. Approximately 20 people attended, including the Commission vice-president, Rainer Spurzem. The sole member of the Commission Organizing Committee that was present was Gary Da Costa, who, along with Patricia Whitelock, the outgoing president of Division VII and Commission 33, served as chairs of the meeting.

Sarajedini, Ata; Spurzem, Rainer; Meylan, Georges; Cannon, Russell D.; Castellani, Vittorio; Da Costa, Gary S.; Cudworth, Kyle McC.; Deng, Licai; Giersz, Miroslav; Hatzidimitriou, Despina; Lada, Charles J.

2007-12-01

421

Decoupling MSW settlement into mechanical and biochemical processes Modelling and validation on large-scale setups  

Microsoft Academic Search

Forecasting settlements of non-hazardous waste is essential to ensure the integrity and durability of landfill covers over time. Over a short time span, the survey of settlements may also contribute to the investigation of the biodegradation processes. This paper addresses secondary settlements of Municipal Solid Waste (MSW), a heterogeneous and time-evolving material.An analysis of available experimental data from different pilots

J.-P. Gourc; M. J. Staub; M. Conte

2010-01-01

422

Fluid-mediated dispersal in streams: models of settlement from the drift  

Microsoft Academic Search

I propose proximal mechanisms that help explain, unify, and expand the predictions of widely accepted empirical models of\\u000a settlement in streams. I separated the process that leads to settlement of a drifting particle into three stages: (1) initial\\u000a contact with a substrate, (2) attachment, and (3) settlement sensu stricto. I used physical principles (height above the bed, sinking rate, current

Dina M. Fonseca

1999-01-01

423

Ozonated laundering: Radical concept claims dramatic savings  

SciTech Connect

An innovative commercial laundering technology that uses no hot water and no detergent holds promise of dramatic savings in energy, water, chemicals, labor, and sewage fees. Users report good results, but the conservative laundry industry is likely to be skeptical, especially in light of the powerful role played by chemical and equipment manufacturers. While ozonated laundering technology uses more electricity than conventional approaches in some applications, the reported advantages in terms of overall resource efficiency and cost savings could make it an attractive option from the perspective of end-users and utility companies alike. As yet, there are many unanswered questions about the process. There is no theoretical basis to explain how ozone cleans, and no third-party testing to verify these impressive savings. Reports from installations at two Marriott hotels, however, appear to corroborate the manufacturer`s claims. This report assesses the controversial elements of the ozonated laundering process, compiles users` comments and concerns, and reports on current research about how the process works. More independent study will be needed, however, to provide a basis for acceptance of such a radical divergence from the norm in commercial laundering.

Christensen, B.

1993-12-31

424

Knowledge Discovery from Massive Healthcare Claims Data  

SciTech Connect

The role of big data in addressing the needs of the present healthcare system in US and rest of the world has been echoed by government, private, and academic sectors. There has been a growing emphasis to explore the promise of big data analytics in tapping the potential of the massive healthcare data emanating from private and government health insurance providers. While the domain implications of such collaboration are well known, this type of data has been explored to a limited extent in the data mining community. The objective of this paper is two fold: first, we introduce the emerging domain of big"healthcare claims data to the KDD community, and second, we describe the success and challenges that we encountered in analyzing this data using state of art analytics for massive data. Specically, we translate the problem of analyzing healthcare data into some of the most well-known analysis problems in the data mining community, social network analysis, text mining, and temporal analysis and higher order feature construction, and describe how advances within each of these areas can be leveraged to understand the domain of healthcare. Each case study illustrates a unique intersection of data mining and healthcare with a common objective of improving the cost-care ratio by mining for opportunities to improve healthcare operations and reducing hat seems to fall under fraud, waste,and abuse.

Chandola, Varun [ORNL; Sukumar, Sreenivas R [ORNL; Schryver, Jack C [ORNL

2013-01-01

425

Drug dispensing by physicians: promoter's claims examined.  

PubMed

Experience in private pediatric practice is used to illustrate some potential advantages and disadvantages to patients and physicians of drug dispensing by physicians. Projections were based on the prescribing trends in the practice, the extent of patients' insurance reimbursement for prescriptions, the laws regarding dispensing, and the costs incurred when physicians purchase selected medications from a repackager or when patients procure them at a community pharmacy. Patients without insurance for prescriptions can potentially save money by purchasing medication at the physician's office but, in general, only if the physician's dispensing fee is minimal. Potential profits to physicians would be cut by an estimated 50% because of third-party enrollees choosing to have prescriptions filled at a pharmacy because of cost savings. Net profits are further reduced and may even be eliminated when the cost of physician and staff time to prepare, label, reorder, and maintain necessary records regarding dispensed medication are considered. Although it may be convenient for the patient to obtain initial supplies of medication at the time of an office visit, obtaining refills may be less convenient. The time and paperwork involved in dispensing by a physician cannot be considered as minimal interruptions in normal office procedure. The broad, attractive claims made in support of physician dispensing by physicians clearly overstate the benefits both to patients and to physicians. PMID:3405687

Andritz, M H; Rogan, M P

1988-09-01

426

Pediatric laparoscopy: Facts and factitious claims  

PubMed Central

Background: Pediatric laparoscopy (LS) is claimed to be superior to open surgery (OS). This review questions the scientific veracity of this assertion by systematic analysis of published evidences comparing LS versus OS in infants and children. Materials and Methods: Search of PubMed data base and the available literature on pediatric LS is analyzed. Results: One hundred and eight articles out of a total of 426 papers were studied in detail. Conclusions: High quality evidences indicate that LS is, at the best, as invasive as OS; and is at the worst, more invasive than conventional surgery. There are no high quality evidences to suggest that LS is minimally invasive, economically profitable and is associated with fewer complications than OS. Evidences are equally distributed for and against the benefits of LS regarding postoperative pain. Proof of cosmetic superiority of LS or otherwise is not available. The author concludes that pediatric laparoscopy, at the best, is simply comparable to laparotomy and its superiority over the latter could not be sustained on the basis of available scientific evidences. Benefits of laparoscopy appear to recede with younger age. Concerns are raised on the quick adoption, undue promotion and frequent misuse of laparoscopy in children.

Raveenthiran, V.

2010-01-01

427

Federal Trade Commission: Online Privacy  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

The US Federal Trade Commission provides its Privacy Online: A Report to Congress. This 43 page monograph "provides an assessment of the effectiveness of self-regulation as a means of protecting consumer privacy on the World Wide Web,... based on a comprehensive online survey of the information practices of commercial Web sites, including sites directed to children, conducted in March 1998; an examination of current industry guidelines governing information practices online; and the record developed in Commission hearings and workshops held since 1995."

1998-01-01

428

Final Report of COPA Commission  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Presented to Congress on October 20, this report contains findings and recommendations from the Commission on Online Child Protection (COPA). Formed in 1998, COPA was charged with studying methods to protect minors from harmful material on the Internet. Rather than recommending mandatory filtering and blocking software, the report favors "aggressive efforts toward public education, consumer empowerment, increased resources for enforcement of existing laws, and greater use of existing technologies." The full text of the report is available in HTMl and .pdf format at the COPA Commission site.

429

Monitoring and modeling of long-term settlements of an experimental landfill in Brazil.  

PubMed

Settlement evaluation in sanitary landfills is a complex process, due to the waste heterogeneity, time-varying properties and influencing factors and mechanisms, such as mechanical compression due to load application and creep, and physical-chemical and biological processes caused by the wastes decomposition. Many empirical models for the analysis of long-term settlement in landfills are reported in the literature. This paper presents the results of a settlement monitoring program carried out during 6 years in Belo Horizonte experimental landfill. Different sets of field data were used to calibrate three long-term settlement prediction models (rheological, hyperbolic and composite). The parameters obtained in the calibration were used to predict the settlements and to compare with actual field data. During the monitoring period of 6 years, significant vertical strains were observed (of up to 31%) in relation to the initial height of the experimental landfill. The results for the long-term settlement prediction obtained by the hyperbolic and rheological models significantly underestimate the settlements, regardless the period of data used in the calibration. The best fits were obtained with the composite model, except when 1 year field data were used in the calibration. The results of the composite model indicate settlements stabilization at larger times and with larger final settlements when compared to the hyperbolic and rheological models. PMID:23177019

Simes, Gustavo Ferreira; Catapreta, Ccero Antnio Antunes

2013-02-01

430

Understanding the Federal Tort Claims Act: A Different Metaphor  

Microsoft Academic Search

When it enacted the Federal Tort Claims Act Congress waived the United States sovereign immunity for certain torts of the federal government. That waiver is subject to exclusions, exceptions, and limitations that may seem puzzling or counterintuitive. This essay explains the structure and operation of the Federal Tort Claims Act by comparing it to a traversable bridge across the moat

Paul F. Figley

2009-01-01

431

Evaluating Claims of Inability to Pay from Corporations and Partnerships  

EPA Science Inventory

Since its development in 1986, EPA staff have used the ABEL computer model extensively to evaluate claims from defendants that they cannot afford to pay for compliance, clean-up and civil penalties. ABEL evaluates inability to pay claims from corporations and partnerships by lo...

432

27 CFR 25.283 - Claims for refund of tax.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

... (9) A statement that the tax has been fully paid or determined...unmerchantable. Claims for refund of tax on beer lost, whether by...be returned to the market for consumption or sale; (4) Date of the...Claims for refund or credit of tax on beer voluntarily...

2010-04-01

433

28 CFR 801.2 - Filing a claim.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...may file a claim for money damages against CSOSA or PSA if you believe that a CSOSA or PSA employee has injured you or has damaged or...should submit the claim (whether against CSOSA or PSA) directly to the Office of the General...

2010-07-01

434

28 CFR 801.2 - Filing a claim.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...may file a claim for money damages against CSOSA or PSA if you believe that a CSOSA or PSA employee has injured you or has damaged or...should submit the claim (whether against CSOSA or PSA) directly to the Office of the General...

2009-07-01

435

Strategic Claim Games Corresponding to an NTU-Game.  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

The paper introduces a way to construct games Gamma(V) and (Gamma sup r)(V) in strategic form to a standard NTU-game V. In these so-called claim games the players are allowed to make claims on the coalition they want to participate in and the payoff they ...

P. E. M. Borm S. H. Tijs

1989-01-01

436

32 CFR Appendix D to Part 282 - Processing a Claim  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...2013-07-01 2013-07-01 false Processing a Claim D Appendix D to Part 282 National Defense Department of Defense...AND PROCESSING ADVANCE DECISION REQUESTS Pt. 282, App. D Appendix D to Part 282Processing a Claim (a)...

2013-07-01

437

A REVIEW OF EFFICACY CLAIMS IN ENERGY PSYCHOLOGY  

Microsoft Academic Search

In a recent article in this journal, Feinstein (2008) cited evidence that he claimed shows the efficacy of the emotional freedom technique and the Tapas acupressure technique, 2 energy psychology therapies. Further investigation into these claims reveals serious flaws in the methodology of the research cited by Feinstein. The small successes seen in these therapies are potentially attributable to well-known

DANNY L. McCASLIN

2009-01-01

438

32 CFR 536.29 - Revision of filed claims.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...new number and acknowledged in accordance with § 536.27. (b) New claim. A new claim is filed whenever the writing alleges a new theory of liability, a new tortfeasor, a new party claimant, a different date or location for the...

2009-07-01

439

32 CFR 536.29 - Revision of filed claims.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...new number and acknowledged in accordance with § 536.27. (b) New claim. A new claim is filed whenever the writing alleges a new theory of liability, a new tortfeasor, a new party claimant, a different date or location for the...

2010-07-01

440

"CLT Is Best for China"--An Untenable Absolutist Claim  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

In his paper titled "The Need for Communicative Language Teaching in China," Xiaoqing Liao (2004) holds an absolutist view on the appropriacy of CLT for Chinese EFL classrooms, and claims that the methodology "is best for China." The absolutist claim is based on a problematic assumption of CLT's universal effectiveness/appropriacy, and ignores the

Hu, Guangwei

2005-01-01

441

Avoiding False Claims of Child Sexual Abuse: Empty Promises.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Responds to previous article by Fincham, Beach, Moore, and Diener (this issue) on child sexual abuse. Focuses on importance of recognizing that attempts to reduce probability of false claims of child abuse would result in increasing probability of missing true claims of child abuse. Offers hypothesis-testing framework as useful heuristic for

Pezdek, Kathy

1994-01-01

442

45 CFR 95.517 - Claims for Federal financial participation.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...proposed plan or plan amendment, unless otherwise advised by the DCA. However, where a State has claimed costs based on a proposed...the plan or amendment as subsequently approved by the Director, DCA. The State may also continue to claim FFP under its...

2013-10-01

443

Facilitating Outcomes Research Using Claims Data. Final Report.  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

The aims of the project were: to assure the continued availability of the longitudinal New England Medicare Claims database; to improve the methods for the management of claims data; and to apply these methods to exemplary research problems. The project d...

J. E. Wennberg

1993-01-01

444

12 CFR 1408.23 - Right to review of claim.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...2013-01-01 2013-01-01 false Right to review of claim. 1408.23 Section 1408.23 Banks and Banking FARM CREDIT SYSTEM INSURANCE CORPORATION COLLECTION OF CLAIMS OWED THE UNITED STATES Administrative Offset § 1408.23 Right...

2013-01-01

445

33 CFR 211.22 - Real estate Claims Officers.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...2013-07-01 2013-07-01 false Real estate Claims Officers. 211.22 ...THE ARMY, DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE REAL ESTATE ACTIVITIES OF THE CORPS OF ENGINEERS...CONNECTION WITH CIVIL WORKS PROJECTS Real Estate Claims § 211.22 Real...

2013-07-01

446

33 CFR 211.22 - Real estate Claims Officers.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...2009-07-01 2009-07-01 false Real estate Claims Officers. 211.22 ...THE ARMY, DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE REAL ESTATE ACTIVITIES OF THE CORPS OF ENGINEERS...CONNECTION WITH CIVIL WORKS PROJECTS Real Estate Claims § 211.22 Real...

2009-07-01

447

Theoretical Claims and Empirical Evidence in Maori Education Discourse  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Post-Marxist critical sociology of education has influenced the development of indigenous ("kaupapa") Maori educational theory and research. Its effects are examined in four claims made for Maori education by indigenous theorists. The claims are: indigenous kaupapa Maori education is a revolutionary initiative; it is a cultural solution to Maori

Rata, Elizabeth

2012-01-01

448

Hazard rate for credit risk and hedging defaultable contingent claims  

Microsoft Academic Search

We provide a concise exposition of theoretical results that appear in modeling default time as a random time, we study in details the invariance martingale property and we establish a representation theorem which leads, in a complete market setting, to the hedging portfolio of a vulnerable claim. Our main result is that, to hedge a defaultable claim one has to

Christophette Blanchet-Scalliet; Monique Jeanblanc

2004-01-01

449

32 CFR 536.106 - Definitions for international agreements claims.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...owned by a governmental entity other than the armed services may be asserted. NATO SOFA, Article VIII, paragraph 1-4; Singapore SOFA, Article XVI, paragraph 2-3. (2) Third-party scope claims. Claims arising out of any acts or...

2013-07-01

450

Does a Claims Diagnosis of Autism Mean a True Case?  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The purpose of this study was to validate autism spectrum disorder cases identified through claims-based case identification algorithms against a clinical review of medical charts. Charts were reviewed for 432 children who fell into one of the three following groups: (a) more than or equal to two claims with an autism spectrum disorder diagnosis

Burke, James P.; Jain, Anjali; Yang, Wenya; Kelly, Jonathan P.; Kaiser, Marygrace; Becker, Laura; Lawer, Lindsay; Newschaffer, Craig J.

2014-01-01

451

Consumer understanding of sugars claims on food and drink products  

PubMed Central

Consumer understanding of nutrition and health claims is a key aspect of current regulations in the European Union (EU). In view of this, qualitative and quantitative research techniques were used to investigate consumer awareness and understanding of product claims in the UK, focusing particularly on nutrition claims relating to sugars. Both research methods identified a good awareness of product claims. No added sugars claims were generally preferred to reduced sugars claims, and there was a general assumption that sweeteners and other ingredients would be added in place of sugars. However, there was little awareness of the level of sugar reduction and the associated calorie reduction in products when reduced sugars claims were made on pack. In focus groups, participants felt deceived if sugar reduction claims were being made without a significant reduction in calories. This was reinforced in the quantitative research which showed that respondents expected a similar and meaningful level of calorie reduction to the level of sugar reduction. The research also identified consumer confusion around the calorie content of different nutrients, including over-estimation of the calorie content of sugars. This is crucial to consumers' expectations as they clearly link sugar to calories and therefore expect a reduction in sugar content to deliver a reduction in calorie content.

Patterson, N J; Sadler, M J; Cooper, J M

2012-01-01

452

Job Performance Failure and Occupational Carpal Tunnel Claims  

Microsoft Academic Search

Using a sample of one job type from one firm (to hold job tasks and sick leave\\/disability policy constant), we estimate the effect of demographic variables, job performance warnings, and workers' compensation benefits on the propensity to file a carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) loss work-time claim. We find that disciplinary notices increase the employees' propensity to file a CTS claim.

Richard J. Butler; Hui Liao

2002-01-01

453

45 CFR 504.3 - Official claim forms.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...PAYMENT OF CLAIMS UNDER TITLE I OF THE WAR CLAIMS ACT OF 1948, AS AMENDED...United States Held as Prisoner of War in Vietnam; for Persons Assigned to Duty on...Internment in Southeast Asia During the Vietnam Conflict and, in Case of Death...

2013-10-01

454

Planning for claims: an ethnography of industry culture  

Microsoft Academic Search

Claims by contractors for additional payments have been identified by commentators as a major source of difficulty in the industry. Ethnographic research with industry members reveals some key features of planning practices that underlie such events. Claims are sometimes planned at tender stage and sometimes during the course of a project. One practice at tender stage is a pricing technique

John Rooke; David Seymour; Richard Fellows

2004-01-01

455

Re\\/Claiming Agency: Learning, Liminality and Immigrant Service Organizations  

Microsoft Academic Search

To facilitate the settlement of new immigrants, immigrant service organizations provide a range of services and opportunities for both formal and informal learning. These organizations, however, also act as liminal spaces in which the women who access their services may renegotiate identities, create new knowledge and forge new conceptions of community. The purpose of this article is to present an

Tara Gibb; Evelyn Hamdon; Zenobia Jamal

2008-01-01

456

Qui Tam: The False Claims Act and Related Federal Statutes.  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

Qui tam is the process whereby an individual sues or prosecutes in the name of the government and shares in the proceeds of any successful litigation or settlement. Although frequently punitive, it is generally a civil procedure. Unlike antitrust, RICO, a...

C. Doyle

2009-01-01

457

Antifouling Block Copolymer Surfaces that Resist Settlement of Barnacle Larvae  

SciTech Connect

Marine biofouling is a serious problem caused by the accumulation and settlement of barnacles, macroalgae, and microbial slimes on the hulls of seafaring vessels. Biofouling can significantly increase drag, leading to startling consequences with regards to fuel consumption. Environmentally compatible solutions to biofouling are being sought as traditional metal-based systems of fouling control are being phased out due to their inherent toxicity. Further exasperating the problem of biofouling is the vast range of fouling organisms and environmental conditions experienced throughout the world. This renders the development of a universal biofouling coating a significant challenge.

Weinman,C.; Krishnan, S.; Park, D.; Paik, M.; Wong, K.; Fischer, D.; Handlin, D.; Kowalke, G.; Wendt, D.; et al

2007-01-01

458

Lunar base as a precursor to Mars exploration and settlement  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

A well planned program of human exploration of the moon is suggested which would provide a base for increasing human capabilities and experience to levels required for Mars exploration. A strategy intended for immediate Mars exploration and settlement is considered to incur serious programmatic risks from current lack of knowledge on human performance on long-duration deep space missions and lack of experience in designing human space systems. The lunar program provides an opportunity to build up space capability in an evolutionary way and to broaden the participation of the educational system in the space exploration.

Mendell, Wendell W.

1991-01-01

459

People with Easier to Pronounce Names Promote Truthiness of Claims  

PubMed Central

When people make judgments about the truth of a claim, related but nonprobative information rapidly leads them to believe the claiman effect called truthiness [1]. Would the pronounceability of others names also influence the truthiness of claims attributed to them? We replicated previous work by asking subjects to evaluate peoples names on a positive dimension, and extended that work by asking subjects to rate those names on negative dimensions. Then we addressed a novel theoretical issue by asking subjects to read that same list of names, and judge the truth of claims attributed to them. Across all experiments, easily pronounced names trumped difficult names. Moreover, the effect of pronounceability produced truthiness for claims attributed to those names. Our findings are a new instantiation of truthiness, and extend research on the truth effect as well as persuasion by showing that subjective, tangential properties such as ease of processing can matter when people evaluate information attributed to a source.

Newman, Eryn J.; Sanson, Mevagh; Miller, Emily K.; Quigley-McBride, Adele; Foster, Jeffrey L.; Bernstein, Daniel M.; Garry, Maryanne

2014-01-01

460

People with easier to pronounce names promote truthiness of claims.  

PubMed

When people make judgments about the truth of a claim, related but nonprobative information rapidly leads them to believe the claim--an effect called "truthiness". Would the pronounceability of others' names also influence the truthiness of claims attributed to them? We replicated previous work by asking subjects to evaluate people's names on a positive dimension, and extended that work by asking subjects to rate those names on negative dimensions. Then we addressed a novel theoretical issue by asking subjects to read that same list of names, and judge the truth of claims attributed to them. Across all experiments, easily pronounced names trumped difficult names. Moreover, the effect of pronounceability produced truthiness for claims attributed to those names. Our findings are a new instantiation of truthiness, and extend research on the truth effect as well as persuasion by showing that subjective, tangential properties such as ease of processing can matter when people evaluate information attributed to a source. PMID:24586368

Newman, Eryn J; Sanson, Mevagh; Miller, Emily K; Quigley-McBride, Adele; Foster, Jeffrey L; Bernstein, Daniel M; Garry, Maryanne

2014-01-01

461

Federal Trade Commission: Privacy Initiatives  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

The US Federal Trade Commission provides this site, highlighted by the availability of its Privacy Online: A Report to Congress. In addition, the site offers tips on how to protect personal information, transcripts of relevant congressional testimony, useful information about protecting your privacy while you "travel" the Net, and FTC pamphlets on consumer protection and privacy information, among other features.

1998-01-01

462

Railway Power SCADA System Commissioning \\  

Microsoft Academic Search

The Mass Transit Railway Corporation Ltd., installed and commissioned their first computer based Power Remote Control System in the late 1980s. The system was successfully replaced in February 2000. The paper describes the methodology adopted to prepare and facilitate the transition of the replacement computer based control system into operational service and a system review following one year of service

Ian M. Hampton; K. Lam

2001-01-01

463

Commission 12: Solar Radiation & Structure  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Commission 12 covers research on the internal structure and dynamics of the Sun, the "quiet" solar atmosphere, solar radiation and its variability, and the nature of relatively stable magnetic structures like sunspots, faculae and the magnetic network. There is considerable productive overlap with the other Commissions of Division II as investigations move progressively toward the fertile intellectual boundaries between traditional research disciplines. In large part, the solar magnetic field provides the linkage that connects these diverse themes. The same magnetic field that produces the more subtle variations of solar structure and radiative output over the 11 yr activity cycle is also implicated in rapid and often violent phenomena such as flares, coronal mass ejections, prominence eruptions, and episodes of sporadic magnetic reconnection.The last three years have again brought significant progress in nearly all the research endeavors touched upon by the interests of Commission 12. The underlying causes for this success remain the same: sustained advances in computing capabilities coupled with diverse observations with increasing levels of spatial, temporal and spectral resolution. It is all but impossible to deal with these many advances here in anything except a cursory and selective fashion. Thankfully, the Living Reviews in Solar Physics; has published several extensive reviews over the last two years that deal explicitly with issues relevant to the purview of Commission 12. The reader who is eager for a deeper and more complete understanding of some of these advances is directed to http://www.livingreviews.org for access to these articles.

Bogdan, Thomas. J.; Martnez Pillet, Valentin; Asplund, M.; Christensen-Dalsgaard, J.; Cauzzi, G.; Cram, L. E.; Dravins, D.; Gan, W.; Henzl, P.; Kosovichev, A.; Mariska, J. T.; Rovira, M. G.; Venkatakrishnan, P.

2007-03-01

464

Railroad Commission looks at pollution  

Microsoft Academic Search

Pollution abatement is examined in relation to the oil and gas industry of Texas. State regulation of the industry is traced from its beginnings in 1899. Emphasis is placed upon the Texas Railroad Commission's role in pollution control. The federal role in this area is likewise discussed with emphasis upon the Federal Water Pollution Control Act and the Water Quality

1971-01-01

465

78 FR 21060 - Appeal Proceedings Before the Commission  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Indian Gaming Commission 25 CFR Parts 581, 584, and...the Commission AGENCY: National Indian Gaming Commission, Interior. ACTION: Final...SUMMARY: The National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC or Commission) is...

2013-04-09

466

78 FR 4366 - Appeal Proceedings Before the Commission  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Indian Gaming Commission 25 CFR Parts 581, 584, and...the Commission AGENCY: National Indian Gaming Commission. ACTION: Notice of proposed...SUMMARY: The National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC or Commission)...

2013-01-22

467

33 CFR 209.50 - Mississippi River Commission: Public observation of Commission meetings.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...2009-07-01 2009-07-01 false Mississippi River Commission: Public observation...ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURE § 209.50 Mississippi River Commission: Public observation...decisionmaking processes of the Mississippi River Commission and to open all...

2009-07-01

468

36 CFR Appendix A to Part 1275 - Settlement Agreement  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...Kutler and Public Citizen v. John W. Carlin, Archivist of the United States...defendant/cross-claim defendant John W. Carlin, in his official capacity as Archivist...aids, which is pending in Kutler v. Carlin, et al ., Civ. A. No....

2010-07-01

469

36 CFR Appendix A to Part 1275 - Settlement Agreement  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...Kutler and Public Citizen v. John W. Carlin, Archivist of the United States...defendant/cross-claim defendant John W. Carlin, in his official capacity as Archivist...aids, which is pending in Kutler v. Carlin, et al ., Civ. A. No....

2009-07-01

470

Lessons learned studying design issues for lunar and Mars settlements  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

In a study of lunar and Mars settlement concepts, an analysis was made of fundamental design assumptions in five technical areas against a model list of occupational and environmental health concerns. The technical areas included the proposed science projects to be supported, habitat and construction issues, closed ecosystem issues, the "MMM" issues (mining, material processing, and manufacturing), and the human elements of physiology, behavior, and mission approach. Four major lessons were learned. First it is possible to relate public health concerns to complex technological development in a proactive design mode, which has the potential for long-term cost savings. Second, it became very apparent that prior to committing any nation or international group to spending the billions to start and complete a lunar settlement, over the next century, that a significantly different approach must be taken from those previously proposed, to solve the closed ecosystem and "MMM" problems. Third, it also appears that the health concerns and technology issues to be addressed for human exploration into space are fundamentally those to be solved for human habitation of the Earth (as a closed ecosystem) in the 21st century. Finally, it is proposed that ecosystem design modeling must develop new tools, based on probabilistic models as a step up from closed circuit models.

Litton, C. E.

1997-01-01

471

Lessons learned studying design issues for lunar and Mars settlements.  

PubMed

In a study of lunar and Mars settlement concepts, an analysis was made of fundamental design assumptions in five technical areas against a model list of occupational and environmental health concerns. The technical areas included the proposed science projects to be supported, habitat and construction issues, closed ecosystem issues, the "MMM" issues (mining, material processing, and manufacturing), and the human elements of physiology, behavior, and mission approach. Four major lessons were learned. First it is possible to relate public health concerns to complex technological development in a proactive design mode, which has the potential for long-term cost savings. Second, it became very apparent that prior to committing any nation or international group to spending the billions to start and complete a lunar settlement, over the next century, that a significantly different approach must be taken from those previously proposed, to solve the closed ecosystem and "MMM" problems. Third, it also appears that the health concerns and technology issues to be addressed for human exploration into space are fundamentally those to be solved for human habitation of the Earth (as a closed ecosystem) in the 21st century. Finally, it is proposed that ecosystem design modeling must develop new tools, based on probabilistic models as a step up from closed circuit models. PMID:11542289

Litton, C E

1997-01-01

472

32 CFR 282.3 - Definitions.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...The Secretary of Commerce, addressing matters concerning the NOAA. (h) Settlement. A claim and the amount due that is administratively...the Coast Guard, and the Commissioned Corps of the PHS and the...

2013-07-01

473

32 CFR 281.3 - Definitions.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...PHS. The Secretary of Commerce, addressing matters concerning the NOAA. Settlement. A claim and the amount due that is administratively...the Coast Guard, and the Commissioned Corps of the PHS and the...

2013-07-01

474

Effects of different tunnel face advance excavation on the settlement by FEM  

Microsoft Academic Search

The excavation process for a tunnel changes in terms of its service requirements, ground conditions and the stability of surface buildings in urban areas. When a tunnel is excavated, there will be settlement, which may cause damage to surface structures. To control and limit the settlement caused by tunnelling operations, there have been many tunnelling techniques proposed. Thus, in this

M. Karakus; R. J. Fowell

2003-01-01

475

Floating-roof steel tanks under harmonic settlement: FE parametric study and design criterion  

Microsoft Academic Search

Large vertical steel tanks for fluid storage are usually constructed on soft foundations, so it is not surprising that the tank wall will settle unevenly with the settlement of the foundation, thus inducing deformations and stresses in the tank. This work investigates the linear static behavior of floating-roof tanks under harmonic settlement through finite element (FE) analyses. The influences of

ZHAO Yang; CAO Qing-shuai; XIE Xin-yu

476

Washington Closure Hanford Report of Settlement Monitoring of the ERDF Landfill  

SciTech Connect

This report summarizes the results of the ERDF Settlement Monitoring Program conducted between August 9, 2007, and April 29, 2008, on the 35-foot and 70-foot levels of the ERDF landfill. The purpose of this monitoring program was to verify that the materials already placed under the 35-foot and 70-foot levels satisfy the settlement criteria of the conceptual cap design.

J. T. Cameron

2008-07-30

477

Washington Closure Hanford Report of Settlement Monitoring of the ERDF Landfill  

Microsoft Academic Search

This report summarizes the results of the ERDF Settlement Monitoring Program conducted between August 9, 2007, and April 29, 2008, on the 35-foot and 70-foot levels of the ERDF landfill. The purpose of this monitoring program was to verify that the materials already placed under the 35-foot and 70-foot levels satisfy the settlement criteria of the conceptual cap design.

J. T. Cameron

2008-01-01

478

76 FR 72968 - Statement of Findings: Soboba Band of Luiseo Indians Settlement Act of 2008  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...INTERIOR Office of the Secretary Statement of Findings: Soboba Band of Luise[ntilde]o Indians Settlement Act of 2008 AGENCY...publishing this notice as required by section 10(a) of the Soboba Band of Luise[ntilde]o Indians Settlement Act of 2008,...

2011-11-28

479

The tobacco settlement: an analysis of newspaper coverage of a national policy debate, 199798  

Microsoft Academic Search

OBJECTIVETo examine the framing of tobacco policy issues in the news media during the national tobacco settlement debate of 199798. The major aims were (1) to describe the extent of newspaper coverage of each of the specific components of the proposed tobacco settlement; (2) to identify the tobacco control frames, and the dominant frame, appearing in each newspaper article; and

Julie C Lima; Michael Siegel

1999-01-01

480

Palaeoecological and historical evidence for manuring and irrigation at Garar (Igaliku), Norse Eastern Settlement, Greenland  

Microsoft Academic Search

Palaeoenvironmental data are presented from the site of Garar (modern Igaliku), the location of the cathedral and the bishop's farm in the Norse Eastern Settlement of Greenland. The latter was founded from c. AD 985 and abandoned some time during the fifteenth century. Inspection of drainage ditches located in close proximity to the settlement ruins revealed inter alia an organic-rich

Paul C. Buckland; Kevin J. Edwards; Eva Panagiotakopulu; J. Edward Schofield

2009-01-01

481

75 FR 55326 - Notice of Proposed Administrative Settlement Pursuant to the Comprehensive Environmental Response...  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...Texas City, Galveston County, Texas. The settlement requires the thirty-two (32) settling parties to pay a total of $1,015,013 payment of response costs to the Hazardous Substances Superfund. The settlement includes a covenant not to sue...

2010-09-10

482

General Analyzing and Research on Uncertainty of Multi-Scale Representation for Street-Block Settlement  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Analyzing and evaluating the reliability of multi-scale representation of spatial data are already becoming an important issue of the current digital cartography and GIS. Settlement place is the main content of maps. For this reason, studying on the uncertainty of multi-scale representation of settlement place is one of important contents of the uncertainty of multi-scale representation of spatial data. In this paper, uncertainty of multi-scale representation of street-block settlement was get comprehensive analysis and system research. This paper holds that map generalization is the essential cause leading to uncertainty of multi-scale representation of streetblock settlement. First, it is explored of essence and types of uncertainty on multi-scale representation of street-block settlement, and it divides these uncertainties into four large classes and seven subclasses. Second, among all kinds of uncertainties of multi-scale representation of street-block settlement, this paper mainly studies the uncertainty of settlement of street-block symbolic representation, and establishes the evaluation content and evaluation indexes and computing method of uncertainty of street-block and street network generalization and building generalization. The result can use for evaluating the good and bad of scale transfer methods and the uncertainty of products of multi-scale representation of street-block settlement.

Xu, F.; Niu, J.; Chi, Z.; Xie, W.

2013-05-01

483

A Geographically Explicit Genetic Model of Worldwide Human-Settlement History  

Microsoft Academic Search

Currently available genetic and archaeological evidence is generally interpreted as supportive of a recent single origin of modern humans in East Africa. However, this is where the near consensus on human settlement history ends, and considerable uncertainty clouds any more detailed aspect of human colonization history. Here, we present a dynamic genetic model of human settlement history coupled with explicit

Hua Liu; Franck Prugnolle; Andrea Manica; Franois Balloux

2006-01-01

484

Sowing the Seeds of Conflict: The Effect of Dispute Settlements on Durations of Peace  

Microsoft Academic Search

We apply formal models of deterrence developed by Zagare and Kilgour (2000) to examine the impact of dispute settlements on future discord. Our theory of recurrent conflict, based primarily on how levels of satisfaction lead to different types of deterrence, allows us to formulate explicit expectations for the relative stability of militarized conflict settlements. We conceptualize peace periods following dispute

Paul D. Senese; Stephen L. Quackenbush

2003-01-01

485

Study of International Clearing and Settlement. Volume 2, Part 2. North America.  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

The document covers North America, Part 2 in the collection of expert papers on clearing and settlement, Vols. II - V. These papers are part of Study of International Clearing and Settlement, Vol. I, Bankers Trust Company, 259 pp., October 1989. The colle...

A. M. Corcoran S. C. Erwin

1989-01-01

486

Study of International Clearing and Settlement. Volume 2, Part 1. North America.  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

The document covers North America, Part 1 in the collection of expert papers on clearing and settlement, Vols. II - V. These papers are part of Study of International Clearing and Settlement, Vol. I, Bankers Trust Company, 259 pp., October 1989. The colle...

1989-01-01

487

The role of abandoned pastoral settlements in the dynamics of African large herbivore communities  

Microsoft Academic Search

A number of studies have begun to show the large impact that pastoralism has on African savanna ecosystems. Here we look at the impact of abandoned settlements on the distribution of the large ungulates of Amboseli, Kenya.Monthly dung counts show that all 9 species studied are attracted by settlements for up to a century after abandonment. Densities increased in the

Andrew N. Muchiru; Robin S. Reid

2008-01-01

488

Summary of Interim Policy on CERCLA Settlements Involving Municipalities and Municipal Wastes. Fact sheet  

SciTech Connect

The Fact Sheet addresses a consistent agency-wide approach for addressing municipalities and municipal wastes in the Superfund settlement process. The policy also addresses settlements with private generators and transporters of hazardous waste trash derived from a commercial, institutional, or industrial process or activity.

Not Available

1991-05-01

489

Archaeogeophysical investigations of early Caddo settlement patterning at the Crenshaw site (3MI6)  

Microsoft Academic Search

The Teran map, made during Don Domingo Teran de los Rios' expedition for New Spain, shows a Caddo settlement in 1691 with a vacant mound center and many small farmsteads dispersed across the countryside along both banks of the Red River. This map, combined with the 19th Century photographs taken by William Soule, provides a testable model for the settlement

John R. Samuelsen

2009-01-01

490

Spatial variation in concurrent settlement of three damselfishes: relationships with near-field current flow  

Microsoft Academic Search

Replenishment of local populations of reef fishes typically occurs via settlement of planktonic larvae, a process that is variable in space and time. We examined spatial variation in settlement of three species of damselfishes (genus Dascyllus) in relation to variation in average near-field current speed. Although the larvae of these species colonized at the same times, they repeatedly exhibited qualitatively

R. J. Schmitt; S. J. Holbrook

2002-01-01

491

17 CFR 240.15c6-1 - Settlement cycle.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...Exchanges 3 2013-04-01 2013-04-01 false Settlement cycle. 240.15c6-1 Section 240.15c6-1 Commodity and...Over-The-Counter Markets § 240.15c6-1 Settlement cycle. (a) Except as provided in paragraphs...

2013-04-01

492

Estimating Anesthesia Time Using the Medicare Claim: A Validation Study  

PubMed Central

Introduction Procedure length is a fundamental variable associated with quality of care, though seldom studied on a large scale. We sought to estimate procedure length through information obtained in the anesthesia claim submitted to Medicare to validate this method for future studies. Methods The Obesity and Surgical Outcomes Study enlisted 47 hospitals located across New York, Texas and Illinois to study patients undergoing hip, knee, colon and thoracotomy procedures. 15,914 charts were abstracted to determine body mass index and initial patient physiology. Included in this abstraction were induction, cut, close and recovery room times. This chart information was merged to Medicare claims which included anesthesia Part B billing information. Correlations between chart times and claim times were analyzed, models developed, and median absolute differences in minutes calculated. Results Of the 15,914 eligible patients, there were 14,369 where both chart and claim times were available for analysis. In these 14,369, the Spearman correlation between chart and claim time was 0.94 (95% CI 0.94, 0.95) and the median absolute difference between chart and claim time was only 5 minutes (95% CI: 5.0, 5.5). The anesthesia claim can also be used to estimate surgical procedure length, with only a modest increase in error. Conclusion The anesthesia bill found in Medicare claims provides an excellent source of information for studying operative time on a vast scale throughout the United States. However, errors in both chart abstraction and anesthesia claims can occur. Care must be taken in the handling of outliers in this data.

Silber, Jeffrey H.; Rosenbaum, Paul R.; Even-Shoshan, Orit; Mi, Lanyu; Kyle, Fabienne; Teng, Yun; Bratzler, Dale W.; Fleisher, Lee A.

2012-01-01

493

75 FR 52942 - Two Proposed CERCLA Section 122(g) Administrative Agreements for De Minimis Settlements for the...  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...FRL-9194-7] Two Proposed CERCLA Section 122(g) Administrative Agreements for De Minimis Settlements...administrative agreements pursuant to Section 122(g) of CERCLA, 42 U.S.C. 9622(g). One settlement is between EPA and the...

2010-08-30

494

Hot embossed microtopographic gradients reveal morphological cues that guide the settlement of zoospores.  

PubMed

Among different surface cues, the settlement of cells and larvae of marine macrofouling organisms has been found to be strongly influenced by surface microtopographies. In this article, the settlement of zoospores of the green alga Ulva linza on a surface topographic gradient has been investigated. "Honeycomb" gradient structures with feature sizes ranging from 1 to 10 ?m were prepared by hot embossing, and the effect on the density of spores that attached in settlement assays was quantified. The highest density of spores was found when the size of the microstructures was similar to or larger than the size of the spores. With decreasing size of the structures, spore settlement density decreased. Interestingly, spore settlement density correlated with the Wenzel roughness of the surfaces. "Kink sites" on the surface played an important role and resembled preferred attachment positions. Furthermore, the gradients allowed the minimum pit size that the spores were able to squeeze into to be determined. PMID:23273183

Xiao, Linlin; Thompson, Stephanie E M; Rhrig, Michael; Callow, Maureen E; Callow, James A; Grunze, Michael; Rosenhahn, Axel

2013-01-29

495

Commissioning of the LCLS LINAC  

SciTech Connect

The Linac Coherent Light Source (LCLS) X-ray free electron laser project is currently under construction at the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC). A new injector and upgrades to the existing accelerator were installed in two phases in 2006 and 2007. We report on the commissioning of the injector, the two new bunch compressors at 250MeV and 4.3 GeV, and transverse and longitudinal beam diagnostics up to the end of the existing linac at 13.6 GeV. The commissioning of the new transfer line from the end of the linac to the undulator is scheduled to start in November 2008 and for the undulator in March 2009 with first light to be expected in July 2009.

Loos, H.; Akre, R.; Brachmann, A.; Decker, F.-J.; Ding, Y.; Dowell, D.; Emma, P.; Frisch, J.; Gilevich, S.; Hays, G.; Hering, Ph.; Huang, Z.; Iverson, R.; Limborg-Deprey, C.; Miahnahri, A.; Molloy, S.; Nuhn, H.-D.; Turner, J.; Welch, J.; White, W.; Wu, J.; /SLAC /Stanford U., Appl. Phys. Dept.; ,

2010-06-11

496

Surrogacy commissioning fathers and HIV.  

PubMed

Surrogacy is not regulated by a single legal instrument only, nor is confirmation of a surrogacy agreement by the High Court an unqualified green light for the surrogacy process to proceed. In the context of the HIV status of the commissioning father, whose gametes are to be used for the conception of the child in pursuance of a surrogacy agreement, the intended in vitro fertilisation of the surrogate mother may only take place on condition that the commissioning father, and his semen, have been tested for HIV; that he has consented to his HIV status being made available to the surrogate mother, and if he is HIV-positive, that sperm washing will be used to minimise the risk of infection and that the surrogate mother has been informed of his HIV status, and given her informed consent. PMID:24388075

Jordaan, Donrich W

2014-01-01

497

Susquehanna River Basin Commission Annual Report, 2008.  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

This is the Susquehanna River Basin Commission's (SRBC's) 2008 Annual Report. The Susquehanna River Basin Commission is an agency with a mission - management of the water resources of the basin under comprehensive watershed management and planning princip...

2008-01-01

498

Blue Ribbon Commission Tour of Hanford Site  

ScienceCinema

The Blue Ribbon Commission on America's Nuclear Future toured the Department of Energy's Hanford Site on July 14, 2010. Commission members, invited guests, and members of the public visited facilities that store high-level, radioactive waste.

499

29 CFR 1626.15 - Commission enforcement.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...2013-07-01 false Commission enforcement. 1626.15 Section 1626.15 Labor Regulations Relating to Labor (Continued...PROCEDURES-AGE DISCRIMINATION IN EMPLOYMENT ACT § 1626.15 Commission enforcement. (a) As...

2013-07-01

500

California Energy Commission: Electricity Report, November 1997.  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

In the 1994 Electricity Report (ER 94) the California Energy Commission (Energy Commission) strongly supported the restructuring of the state's electricity industry from a system of regulated monopolies to a competitive market. We argued that only by unle...

1997-01-01